CADRE Scholarships (Centre for Arts Doctoral Research Excellence)

Early application for an October 2017 start is strongly advised.

In 2016/17 the Centre for Arts Doctoral Research Excellence, at the University of Warwick awarded 16 fully-funded PhD studentships for Home/EU students, including four Wolfson Foundation Scholarships. CADRE is now seeking applications from UK and EU students for the 2017-18 awards.

The 3.5* year CADRE doctoral studentship provides:

  • A tax free stipend of approximately £14,000 per year.
  • Tuition fees, worth approximately £4000 per year.
  • Access to a dynamic community of research active peers.
  • World leading interdisciplinary supervision

*Extended scholarship funding of up to 5 years may be available for a number of teaching related opportunities. More information will be available on the CADRE website.

These studentships offer an opportunity for excellent graduates from across the globe to become part of a vibrant doctoral Arts and Humanities research community. CADRE scholars are offered the chance to develop an innovative approach to interdisciplinary research and tackle societal challenges from a humanities perspective. Studying through CADRE equips scholars with the knowledge, skills and understanding to pursue the profession of their choice, whether in academia or in the public or private sectors; to be informed and active citizens; and to seek to apply their expertise to the major issues facing society today.

The Faculty of Arts at Warwick provides an outstanding academic environment in which to develop your research. The Faculty invites applications from any areas of research covered by our departments or research centre, including Philosophy. The Faculty would particularly welcome applications that are thematic or interdisciplinary in nature investigating, for example: cultural value, cultures of translation, memory and culture, postcolonial studies or religion, rights and social justice, http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/research/priorities/connectingcultures/.

Candidates should in the first instance apply through the University’s Graduate School system to the department of their choice, giving full details of their research proposal and which member(s) of staff they want to have as supervisor(s).It is important to contact the staff concerned to secure their agreement in advance.

Scholarship applications are rated on the basis of the candidate’s existing academic record, strength of the proposal and institutional provision to support it, and other academic achievements, such as grants and publications.

Full details of the duties and selection criteria for this role are found in the vacancy advert on the University of Warwick jobs page. You will be routed to this when you click on the Apply button below.