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School Postgraduate Funding

[UPDATED 27 October 2014]

The table below provides details of available funding for postgraduate taught Masters (MA), research Masters (MRes) and Research (PhD) candidates applying for entry in September 2015.

You can contact Valerie Miller at v.miller@qub.ac.uk for programme and funding enquiries.

Postgraduate coordinators are listed below:

Head of Postgraduate Studies (all areas) Prof Crawford Gribben c.gribben@qub.ac.uk
 
Anthropology and Irish Studies (PhD and MA) Dr Maruska Svasek m.svasek@qub.ac.uk
Cognition and Culture (PhD and MA) Dr Paulo Sousa j.lanman@qub.ac.uk
 
History (PhD) Dr Fearghal McGarryf.mcgarry@qub.ac.uk
History (MA) Dr Eric Morier-Genoud e.morier-genoud@qub.ac.uk
Irish History (MA) Dr Andrew Holmes a.holmes@qub.ac.uk
Irish Local History (MRes) Dr Elaine Farrell e.farrell@qub.ac.uk or Dr Olwen Purdue o.purdue@qub.ac.uk
   
Frequently Asked Questions - information on the application process, fees, funding and much more.

 

TABLE OF FUNDING AVAILABLE IN 2015:

 

Funding

No of awards availableEligibilityFull fees (EU/overseas) and maintenance.Level of studyFurther detail/Programmes of studyClosing date and
Application procedure

International PhD Studentship

Overseas and EU (excluding UK)  residents.

Full fees (Overseas/EU) and maintenance award.

 PhD

The School is offering one International PhD Studentship in any area of postgraduate research offered by the School for a research project compatible with the research themes of the Institute for Collaborative Research in the Humanities and/or the Institute for the Study of Conflict Transformation and Social Justice .

Closing date: 27 February 2015

Applicants should apply for a place on the PhD programme via the University's online application system and indicate on the form that they wish to be considered for a International PhD award.

Applicants MUST also write to the head of postgraduate studies, setting out how their proposed research project relates to the Institute themes.

AHRC Northern Bridge Consortium Doctoral Studentships

c.50 per year in Arts and Humanities Subjects (jointly with Newcastle and Durham Universities)
UK and EU residents.

Non-EU residents are not eligible for this scheme.

UK-resident applicants are eligible  for full fees and maintenance awards.

Other EU-resident (including Republic of Ireland) applicants are eligible for a fees-only award.

PhD

Applications are invited from strong candidates in any area of History or relevant (AHRC-facing) areas of Anthropology  offered by the School.

Students who wish to be considered for Northern Bridge scholarships should select "I wish to be considered for funding" and enter AH13 in the free text box.

 

 

Closing date: Monday 26 January 2015

Please consult Northern Bridge Doctoral Training Partnership Website: www.NorthernBridge.ac.uk 

 

or contact the head of postgraduate studies for further information.

DEL Open Doctoral Studentships

  UK and EU residents.

Non-EU residents are not eligible for this scheme.

UK-resident applicants are eligible for full fees and maintenance awards.

Other EU-resident (including Republic of Ireland) applicants are eligible  for a fees-only award.

PhD

Applications are invited from strong candidates in any area of History or Anthropology  offered by the School.

Closing date: 27 February 2015

There is no separate application form; applications for these studentships should apply for a place on the PhD programme via the University's online application system and should indicate on the form that they wish to be considered for a DEL Open PhD award.  They MUST also contact Prof. Crawford Gribben by 26 January 2015.

 

 International Student Funding

      
There are a number of additional funding opportunities available to International Student applicants    MA/PhD

See the University's International Student funding pages for details

Click here for more information

Masters Fees Bursaries

Funded by the School of History and Anthropology

4

UK and other EU residents.

(Non-EU residents see below)

UK and EU residents are eligible for full fees bursary awards. These awards do not have a maintenance component.

MA/

MRes

Any Masters programme offered by the School (full-time applicants only). Closing date: 27 February 2015

There is no separate form for this competition. Eligible applicants to MA/MRes programmes should indicate that they wish to be considered for funding on their University application form. Consult the relevant MA/MRes  co-ordinator for more details.

 International Masters Fees Bursaries

Funded by the School of History and Anthropology

2

These are open to all international (non-UK/EU) applicants.

 

UK/EU residents are not eligible for this competition.

Overseas residents are eligible for fees awards.

These bursaries will cover 100% of the International Tuition Fees for an MA/MRes  programme. 

U.S. citizens are also eligible for Federal Loans to help pay for tuition and living costs for a year in Belfast.

MA/

MRes

Any MA programme offered by the School (full-time applicants only) Closing date:  27 February 2015

There is no separate application form for this competition. Eligible applicants to MA/MRes  programmes should indicate that they wish to be considered for funding on their University application form. Consult the relevant MA/MRes  co-ordinator for more details.

J C Beckett Bursaries for MA Irish History

2 Full-time applicants for MA Irish History.

Fees will be paid at UK/EU level only. International applicants must make up the difference.

There is no maintenance element with this award.

MA MA Irish History

Closing date:  Monday 26 January 2015

There is no separate application form for this competition. The Bursaries will be allocated to candidates for MA Irish History ranked on the reserve list for other relevant funding competitions. Consult the relevant MA co-ordinator for more details.

Mary McNeill Scholarship in Irish Studies

 1 Open only to citizens of the USA or Canada, enrolled as overseas students on the MA Irish Studies. Scholarship to the value of £3,000 MA MA Irish Studies

Closing date: 29 May 2015

For full details and an application, visit Irish Studies funding page

 

Peter Jupp Bursary

       1

For students in their final year of research (2 years completed) to attend the Wiles Lecture Series in May 2014

Travel and accommodation costs PhD  

Closing date: TBA

Visit our Wiles Lecture Series pages for details on how to apply.