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.
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.
|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|
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 email@example.com. The deadline for applications is 21 February 2014.
Mrs Marjorie Wood,
Department of Linguistics and English Language,
Lancaster LA1 4YL.