Postgraduate Studentship Opportunities in the Arts and Humanities 2013-14
There has never been a better time to undertake postgraduate study in the Arts and Humanities at Queen’s with AHRC studentship opportunities for 2013-14 now available in a number of Schools - just follow the links to the School websites to find out more.
In 2009 Queen’s was successful in securing five years’ funding from the AHRC Block Grant Partnership (BGP) programme for studentships across a range of subject areas in the Arts and Humanities. Four cohorts of excellent PhD and Master’s students have already been recruited and Queen’s is currently seeking to recruit to the fifth year of funding.
These highly prized AHRC studentships are now available to support quality research training for Doctoral (PhD) and Research Preparation Master’s degrees starting in October 2013. All of the areas set out in the table below are eligible for Doctoral studentships and Master’s studentships as indicated. Please note studentships will not be awarded in all of the eligible areas listed.
|School||AHRC Eligible Subject Area||PhD||Master|
|History and anthropology||Cultural studies (Anthropology)||yes||no|
|History and anthropology||History||yes||no|
|Modern languages||Celtic studies||yes||yes|
Value of Studentships and Eligibility
Doctoral (PhD) studentships provide funding for three years from October 2013 to cover maintenance (£13,590 in 2012-13) and approved University fees, subject to eligibility guidelines. Master’s studentships provide funding for one year (academic year 2013-14) to cover maintenance (£9,490 in 2012-13) and approved University fees, subject to eligibility guidelines. For eligibility criteria please refer to the “Student Funding Guide 2012-13” noting in particular Section 7 and Annex A. The Guide can be accessed at:
How to apply
Applications are invited electronically at https://dap.qub.ac.uk/portal/user/u_login.php. Please check the relevant School websites for their specific funding application deadline dates. Whilst completing your application for admission to a PhD (i.e. postgraduate research), under the section “Applying for Funding” please tick the option "I wish to be considered for any funding administered by Queen’s”; when applying for a Master’s (i.e. postgraduate taught) under the “Funding Your Studies” section please tick the option “I hope to obtain funding for my studies” and indicate AHRC as the funding source. Please note that if you have already made an application for admission for 2013-14 entry, you should now inform the relevant School that you wish to be considered for an AHRC award; you do not need to complete another admission application.