PhD Studentship with the Stuart Hall Foundation (Social Sciences) 2024 Entry
Type of award
School of Social Sciences
- Tuition fees
- An annual maintenance stipend (£18,622 per annum for 2023/24)
- A research training support grant
The Stuart Hall PhD Scholarship will be awarded to one student in the School of Social Sciences at the University of Manchester for a PhD starting in September 2024 and will cover fees and a stipend. The scholarship can be held in any of the 8 Departments within the School of Social Sciences. It is expected that the award-winner will be working in an interdisciplinary area of study focused on one of Stuart Hall's many areas of interest: cultural studies, race, ethnicity and inequalities.
Continuation of award
Continuation of the award is subject to satisfactory progress.
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:
This funding is available to students undertaking study in:
- Social Anthropology
- Social Statistics
- Bachelor's (Honours) degree in a cognate subject at 2:1 or above (or overseas equivalent); and
- Master's degree in a relevant subject - with an overall average of 65% or above, a minimum mark of 65% in your dissertation and no mark below 55% (or overseas equivalent)
You must submit a complete application for your chosen PhD programme by the deadline for your department (below). Section 9 of the application asks for your funding intentions. In this section, you should detail fully all the competitions in which you would like to be considered. Please add a funding source, and populate the fields as below:
- Type of Funding: Uni of Manchester Scheme
- Awarding Body (free text): Stuart Hall Foundation Studentship
- Status of Funding: Intend to Apply
The completed Stuart Hall Application Form must be submitted to the Humanities Doctoral Academy via firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 5pm BST, 1 March 2024.
Please note that this is a strict deadline and applications received after 5pm will not be included in the competition.
- A 1,500 word PhD research proposal . Please state the word count on page 1 of the document.
- Copies of the academic transcript and certificate from both your Bachelor's and Master's degrees. If your Master's degree is pending, please provide an interim transcript;
- An up to date academic CV, detailing your education and qualifications; employment history; publications; and any other relevant information.
- You must nominate two academic referees (including one from your most recent institution). Your referees will be contacted directly via the Referee Portal following submission of your application form.
- International applicants must additionally provide English Language evidence (e.g IELTS).
Applications will be ranked based on academic merit, and on the fit of research proposal with Stuart Hall Foundation areas of interest:
- Cultural Studies
01 Mar 2023
All Stuart Hall Scholarship Applications must be received by the Humanities Doctoral Academy before 5pm BST, 1 March 2024.
In advance of this, you must submit your completed programme application by the dates specified below to ensure you hold an offer at the time of funding selection:
- 1 December 2023 - Criminology, Economics, Law, Politics, Social Anthropology, Social Statistics, Sociology
- 12 January 2024 - Philosophy
We expect to communicate the outcome to applicants in May 2024.
Unfortunately, we are unable to provide feedback on individual applications, as outcomes are determined by independent panels.
Contact details for enquiries
- Humanities Doctoral Academy Admissions
Tel: +44 (0)161 275 1200