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MPhil/PhD Scholarship: History Research Group

University of Greenwich - Faculty of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Qualification Type: PhD
Location: London
Funding for: UK Students, EU Students
Funding amount: £14,777 per annum, plus full Home/EU tuition fee
Hours: Full Time
Placed On: 19th March 2019
Closes: 20th May 2019
Reference: PGR-ACH-01-18
 

Description: This three-year fully-funded PhD scholarship is intended to provide an outstanding candidate the opportunity to pursue an original doctoral research project in history.

The scholarship provides a fee waiver up to the value of the full-time home/EU rate for MPhil/PhD degrees and a maintenance grant set at UKRC rates. Additional funding will be available through the History Research Group to support travel and research expenses including, where appropriate, extended work in international archives. Subject to satisfactory progress, financial support will also be available to provide for a ‘writing-up period’ following the conclusion of the scholarship.

Based in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the History Research Group coordinates and supports historical research at the University of Greenwich. Our research interests are diverse, ranging across social, cultural, imperial, maritime and environmental histories from the early modern to the contemporary world. 

For more information on Greenwich, the History Research Group and our areas of expertise, please see: https://www.gre.ac.uk/ach/research/hrg/

For more information, please contact the convenor of the History Research Group, Dr Gavin Rand: g.t.rand@gre.ac.uk.  

Bursary available (subject to satisfactory performance):

Year 1:  £14,777                 Year 2:  In line with RCUK rate          Year 3: In line with RCUK rate

The successful candidate will receive a contribution to tuition fees equivalent to the university’s Home/EU rate, currently £4,260, for the duration of their scholarship. International applicants will need to pay the remainder tuition fee, currently £9,240, for the duration of their scholarship. This fee is subject to an annual increase. Scholarships are available for three years, full-time study from the date scholars first register as an MPhil/PhD student with the university. Applicants must meet the programme entry requirements.   

Please read this information before making an application. Applications need to be made online via https://www.gre.ac.uk/research/study/apply/application-process No other form of application will be considered.

All applications must include the following information.  Applications not containing these documents will not be considered.

  • Scholarship Reference Number (Ref) – to be included with your personal statement
  • a research proposal, of c. 1500 words, outlining your proposed project and how it relates to the work of the HRG *
  • a CV including 2 referees *
  • academic qualification certificates/transcripts and IELTs/English Language certificate if you are an international applicant or if English is not your first language or you are from a country where English is not the majority spoken language as defined by the UK Border Agency *

*upload to the qualification section of the application form. Attachments need to be in PDF format.

The closing date for applications is midnight (UTC) on 20 May 2019.

The scholarship must commence before 1 November 2019.

   
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