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PhD Studentship: Honor Frost Foundation Masters and/or Doctoral Awards in Maritime Archaeology

University of Southampton - Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Qualification Type: PhD
Location: Southampton
Funding for: International Students
Funding amount: £15,000 annual stipend with an additional travel fund of £1000
Hours: Full Time
Placed On: 19th March 2019
Closes: 15th May 2019
 

Applications are invited for a fully-funded studentship from the Honor Frost Foundation.

The Foundation's mission is to promote the advancement and research, including publication, of maritime archaeology with particular focus on the eastern Mediterranean. The Foundation is keen to support educational opportunities for students from the primary regions where Honor worked and is supporting a fully funded scholarship in Maritime Archaeology for students from Cyprus, Lebanon, Egypt and Syria to attend the University of Southampton commencing in September 2019.

www.honorfrostfoundation.org

The scholarship is primarily for study at MA/MSc level with the possibility of further funding for PhD, but may also be offered at PhD level if there are suitable candidates. Due to funding restrictions, this award is only available to students from Cyprus, Lebanon, Egypt and Syria.

Students will be registered at the University of Southampton and supervised by experts in the field of Maritime Archaeology.

Entry requirements:

The successful candidate must demonstrate a genuine interest in maritime archaeology and would be expected to develop the subject in their home country upon their return.

The successful candidate will also be required to submit annual reports on their progress to the Honor Frost Foundation and contribute towards the Foundation’s activities during the duration of their studies, including supporting the annual lecture.

The MA Scholarship requires: a good 2:1 honours degree (or equivalent) in either archaeology or a related discipline. You must be a citizen of Cyprus, Lebanon, Egypt or Syria.

The MA scholarship is tenable for one year, commencing September 2019, at an annual stipend of £15,000 with an additional travel fund of £1000, which can be drawn as required during your study. Tuition fees will also be paid directly to the University at the appropriate fee rate. There may also be the opportunity to continue to PhD, fully funded, for a further 3 years on completion of the MA/MSc.

The PhD scholarship requires: a good 2:1 honours degree (or equivalent) and a Masters in either archaeology or a related discipline. You must be a citizen of Cyprus, Lebanon, Egypt or Syria.

The PhD scholarship is tenable for a maximum of three years, commencing September 2019, at an annual stipend of £15,000 with an additional travel fund of £1000 per annum, which can be drawn as required during your tenure. Tuition fees will also be paid directly to the University at the appropriate fee rate.

For further details contact: Dr Lucy Blue lkb@soton.ac.uk

Application for this studentship is by CV; a sample of written work (4,000 words, max); and a personal statement of up to 800 words explaining why you feel you are suitable for the MA or PhD scholarship. Please also arrange for two academic references to be sent independently by the deadline. All material should be sent to fah-pgr-apply@soton.ac.uk. Please note all candidates will also need to apply to the University of Southampton through the normal application procedure in order to be eligible for the studentship. As part of the doctoral application a 1,500 word research proposal is also required. Our standard English language entry requirements apply and interview may be required – by Skype or in person later in May or early June 2019, date TBC.

Deadline for applications: Wednesday May 15th 2019

   
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