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AHRC Studentships for UK/EU Doctoral Researchers in the Arts and Humanities

Midlands4Cities - Midlands4Cities Arts and Humanities Doctoral Training Partnership

Midlands4Cities Arts and Humanities Doctoral Training Partnership (M4C) is an AHRC-funded collaboration between the University of Birmingham, Birmingham City University, University of Warwick, Coventry University, De Montfort University, University of Leicester, Nottingham Trent University, and The University of Nottingham. M4C provides combined research expertise for the professional and personal development of the next generation of arts and humanities doctoral researchers. It delivers excellence in all aspects of research supervision and training and provides access to a wide range of facilities, cohort events, and placement opportunities with regional, national, and international partners in the cultural, creative, and heritage sectors. 

Midlands4Cities Doctoral Training Partnership is awarding up to 80 PhD studentships in arts and humanities for UK/EU applicants for 2019 entry through an open competition.

M4C is also awarding 11 Collaborative Doctoral Awards (CDA) through a linked CDA competition with a number of partner organisations.

How to apply:

The deadline for AHRC funding applications is 14 January 2019 (noon); applicants must also have applied for a place to study at one of the eight M4C universities and have provided two academic references as part of the application procedure. For full details of eligibility, funding, research supervision areas and CDA projects, and for dates of our November application writing workshops, please visit or contact

Closing date: 14 January 2019 (noon)

Qualification Type: PhD
Location: Birmingham, Coventry, Leicester, Nottingham
Funding for: UK Students, EU Students
Funding amount: Not Specified
Hours: Full Time
Placed On: 15th October 2018
Closes: 14th January 2019
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