|Funding for:||UK Students|
|Funding amount:||UK tuition fees plus an annual tax-free stipend of £17,668 for 3 years full-time|
|Placed On:||17th November 2022|
|Closes:||20th February 2023|
About the award:
Exeter’s Department of Classics, Ancient History, Religion & Theology is offering one fully funded PhD scholarship (open to Home (UK) fee-paying students only) for study commencing in September 2023.
This PhD studentship is available to support any excellent project that falls within the research areas covered by Theology and Religion staff within the Department of Classics, Ancient History, Religion & Theology.
This PhD studentship, funded by the bequest of the late E.H. Boundy, is available to support any excellent project that falls within the research areas covered by Theology and Religion staff within the Department of Classics, Ancient History, Religion & Theology: biblical studies, early Judaism and early Christianity, post-Holocaust Jewish studies, systematic and constructive theology, in eastern as well as western traditions, sociology or anthropology of religion, eastern and oriental Christianities, ethics and public theology, philosophy of religion, and religion and sacrality in contemporary secular societies.
The successful candidate will pursue a PhD research project with supervision within the Department, and will have the opportunity to apply for departmental teaching). Applicants are welcome to discuss their research proposals with members of academic staff in the Department. For details of staff research interests, see https://theology.exeter.ac.uk/
Duration and value of award:
The studentship will be for a period of up to 3 years (36 months), dependent on satisfactory progress, and will cover full tuition fees and an annual maintenance grant of £17,668 (2022/23 rate).
For more information about the project and informal enquiries, please contact the Director of Postgraduate Research, Dr William Short (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Successful applicants should normally have a good first degree (at least a 2:1 Honours degree, or international equivalent), in theology and religion, or in an area closely related to that of your proposed research (e.g., biblical studies, ancient languages, archaeology) and have obtained , or are currently working towards a Master’s degree at Merit level, or international equivalent, in theology and religion, or in an area closely related to that of your proposed research (e.g., biblical studies, ancient languages, archaeology). Specific experience and competence will depend on your proposed research project.
English Language Requirements:
If English is not your first language you will need to meet the English language requirements and provide proof of proficiency. Click here for more information and a list of acceptable alternative tests.
Please note that this studentship is only open to applicants who will start their studies in September 2023 not those who have already started. Applications for full-time or part-time study are welcome however applications will only be supported for campus-based study as this studentship is not available for distance-learning.
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