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THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED. AHRC North West Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership (NWCDTP) in the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures 2019-20

Type of award

Studentship

Managing departments

  • Faculty of Humanities
  • School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Value

Subject to residential eligibility status, the award covers tuition fees, maintenance stipend (the annual maintenance stipend rate for 2018-19 is £14,777) and opportunity to apply for additional funding towards fieldwork and conference costs. Additional disability allowance can be provided where appropriate.

Students opting to study part-time will receive a pro rata maintenance stipend.  

Specified use

Tuition fees, research expense and living allowance subject to eligibility.

Tenable period

Studentships are available on +2 and +3 bases for 24-36 months. Part-time studentships are also available.

Continuation of award

Continuation of the award is subject to satisfactory progress.

Number available

A number of awards are available on a competitive basis

Funding provider

AHRC North West Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership

Level(s) of study

This funding is available to students undertaking the following types of study:

  • Postgraduate research

Allowed study options

This funding is available to students undertaking the following modes of study:

  • Full-time
  • Part-time

Subject restrictions

This funding is available to students undertaking study in:

  • Anthropology, Media and Performance
  • Arab World Studies
  • Archaeology
  • Art History and Visual Studies
  • Arts Management and Cultural Practices
  • Chinese Studies
  • Classics and Ancient History
  • Drama
  • East Asian Studies
  • English Literature, American Studies and Creative Writing
  • French Studies
  • German Studies
  • History
  • Institute for Cultural Practices
  • Italian Studies
  • Japanese Studies
  • Linguistics and English Language
  • Middle Eastern Studies
  • Music
  • Religions and Theology
  • Russian and East European Studies
  • Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies
  • Translation, Interpreting and Intercultural Studies

Academic requirements

Please refer to the application guidance here: http://www.alc.manchester.ac.uk/study/postgraduate-research/applying/

Nationality restrictions

This funding is available to students from the UK and EU.

Other eligibility criteria

This award is available to existing postgraduate students.

This award is available to postgraduate research students in year one, applying for funding for years two and three of a PhD.

Please refer to the application guidance on the NWCDTP website.

Application procedure

Eligible applicants must complete and submit the AHRC NWCDTP Application Form by 5pm GMT, Friday 8 February 2019.  Please note that this is a strict deadline and applications received after 5pm will not be included in the competition. The completed AHRC NWCDTP application form, together with your transcripts and references, must be submitted to Mrs Joanne Marsh, Graduate School Senior Research Administrator at phdfunding-salc@manchester.ac.uk. 

You must also submit your online application for a place on your chosen PhD programme by  Monday 14 January 2019 . This is to ensure you hold an offer of a place by the time the NWCDTP committee make their selection, otherwise, you will not be included in the competition. 

Application form

Additional documentation

Required documents:
  • AHRC NWCDTP application form
  • Research proposal
  • Degree certificates and transcripts
  • References

Selection criteria

Please see the NWCDTP website

Selection body

The School of Arts, Languages and Cultures and the NWCDTP studentship committee

Closing date

08 Feb 2019

Deadline for PhD Programme Applications: Monday 14 January 2019

Deadline for AHRC NWCDTP Funding Applications: 5pm GMT, Friday 8 February 2019

Decision date

Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application by 5 April 2019

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