Funding Opportunities for Research Students

Applications are invited for the following awards for 2014-15.

When you apply, you will need to indicate your likely source of financial support during your studies. You should therefore investigate possible sources of finance as soon as you can. Applications are invited for the following Doctoral awards for 2014-15.

If you are planning to apply for an ESRC studentship, please note that if your applications to study with us reaches us very close to the ESRC deadline of 3 February 2014, we may not be able to process your PhD application in time.

Please note that, to apply for any of these awards other than the ESRC awards, you must already have applied for *and been offered a place* (conditional or unconditional) on one of our Doctoral programmes. Exceptionally, you may appy for an ESRC award after applying for a place on a doctoral programme, but before receiving confirmation that you have been accepted.

All awards are, in principle, open to part-time as well as full-time students.

Scholarship Details Deadline
Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) North West Doctoral training Centre studentships Studentships, covering tuition and maintenance; for UK/EU applicants only 3 February 2014
2 x Faculty Scholarship Competition - UK/EU Tuition fee covered at UK/EU rate; for UK/EU applicants only 21 February 2014
Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC) North West Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership studentships Studentships, covering tuition and maintenance for UK students and fees for EU applicants; for UK/EU applicants only 21 February 2014
The Peel Trust Studentship Studentship open to Home, International, current students and applicants. Award up to an individual maximum of £2,500 9 May 2014

Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) studentships

Lancaster University forms part of the ESRC's North West Doctoral Training Centre (NWDTC). Studentships, covering tuition, maintenance and training, are available for those wishing to study in areas covered by the ESRC at Lancaster, Liverpool or Manchester. Some studentships are reserved for students seeking joint supervision across two or more partner institutions. For full details of the award see North West Doctoral Training Centre (NWDTC).

To apply: For further details and application procedure see ESRC details (PDF). Please note that the deadline for applications is 3 February 2014.

Faculty Research Scholarship Competition (fees only)

The Faculty is offering a number of fees-only scholarships for students wishing to undertake full-time PhD study. Awards will be made in the form of a fee waiver and recipients will need to meet their general living expenses themselves. PhD Awards will be made for three years, subject to satisfactory progress. The full terms and conditions are available here.

To apply: Please complete the application form and return to the department address below. The deadline for applications is 21 February 2014.

Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Doctoral Training Partnership Studentships

Lancaster is part of the newly formed newly formed AHRC North West Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership (NWCDTP). NWCDTP application forms and guidance notes as well as details about eligibility and the kinds of studentships on offer are available via the NWCDTP website.

To apply: Please complete the application form and return to Michaela Scott at michaela.scott@lancaster.ac.uk. The deadline for applications is 21 February 2014.

The Peel Trust Studentship

The Peel Studentship Trust was established in 1964, by donations from the Dowager Countess Eleanor Peel Trust. The awards are available for the support of students for first or higher degrees, in any subject. The period of the award is one academic year, although students can apply each year. The value of the award is determined by the Trustees in each case, up to an individual maximum of £2500.

For details and application details see the website: http://www.lusi.lancs.ac.uk/funding/Detail.aspx?AwardID=42

 

 

Department Address

Mrs Marjorie Wood,
Department of Linguistics and English Language,
Lancaster University,
Lancaster LA1 4YL.
Email: m.f.wood@lancaster.ac.uk

 

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