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School Postgraduate Funding

[UPDATED 17 November 2015]

The table below provides details of available funding for postgraduate taught Masters (MA), and Research (PhD) candidates applying for entry in September 2016.

You can contact either the History (History@qub.ac.uk) or Anthropology (Anthropology@qub.ac.uk) area for your respectively for programme and funding enquiries.

Postgraduate coordinators are listed below:

Head of Postgraduate Studies (all areas) Dr Fearghal McGarry f.mcgarry@qub.ac.uk
 
Anthropology (PhD and MA) Dr Maruska Svasek m.svasek@qub.ac.uk
Cognition and Culture (PhD and MA) Dr P Sousa paulo.sousa@qub.ac.uk
History (PhD) Dr Fearghal McGarry f.mcgarry@qub.ac.uk
History (MAs) Prof Mary O'Dowd m.odowd@qub.ac.uk
Irish Studies (PhD and MA) Dr Dominic Bryan d.bryan@qub.ac.uk
   
Frequently Asked Questions - information on the application process, fees, funding and much more.

TABLE OF FUNDING AVAILABLE IN 2016/2017:

 

Funding

No of awards availableEligibilityWhat the award includes
Level of studyFurther detail/Programmes of studyClosing date and
Application procedure

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 AH16 in the free text box.

 

 

Closing date: Monday 11 January 2016 (for initial applications)

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

 36 studentships are available in total.  They are allocated to outstanding students undertaking PhD study across the broad range of disciplines within the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences 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 that aligns with the Faculty's strategic research priorities.

All DEL studentships will be awarded on a competitive basis to outstanding applicants who have: an excellent undergradute degree; completed, or are due to complete by September 2016, a Master's degree in a relevant subject; an original and exciting research proposal that will contribute to the further enhancement of areas of reserah strength in the Faculty.

Closing date: 29 January 2016

Applicants 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, registering your application against the home School of your proposed primary supervisor. 

They MUST also contact Dr Fearghal McGarry before applying.

 

DEL  Studentships

joint PhD in Cognitive Science of Religion
(Aarhus & Queen's)

 1

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 interested in the area of the cognitive science of religion. Candidates should have an MA in anthropology, psychology or a related discipline. A 750-word research proposal in the area of the cognitive science of religion is also required.

Closing date: Friday 29 April 2016. (TBC)

For additional information, applicants should contact Dr Paulo Sousa

 (paulo.sousa@qub.ac.uk).

 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

QUB-China Scholarship Council Joint Awards PhD Scholarship

10 (available for the whole of QUB)      PhD For further information on these awards please click here

Closing date: 29 January 2016

Candidates are required to complete a QUB-CSC scholarship application form in order to aid identification of those Chinese candidates who wish to be considered for joint funding.  This form can be downloaded from the QUB website.  This is part of the application process and therefore candidates are required to complete this as well as their PGR online application form by the specified deadline of 29 January 2016.  As in previous years, candidates are expected to contact the School to discuss their proposed project prior to application.  

Masters Fees Bursaries

Funded by the School of History and Anthropology

4

(TBC)

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

Any Masters programme offered by the School (full-time applicants only). Closing date: end February 2016 (TBC)

There is no separate form for this competition. Eligible applicants to MA programmes should indicate that they wish to be considered for funding on their University application form. Consult the relevant MA 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:  end February 2016 (TBC)

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

Mary McNeill Scholarship in Irish Studies

 1

(TBC)

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: 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 2016

Travel and accommodation costs PhD  

Closing date: TBA

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