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Four Doctoral Fees-Only Bursaries in Humanities

The College of Arts, Humanities and Education invites applications for four Fees-Only-Bursaries in the subject area of Humanities. Subject to satisfactory progress, each bursary holder’s fees will be fully covered at a UK/EU level.

Proposals will be accepted for any project that takes advantage of existing research expertise in the Department of Humanities in the areas of American Studies, English and Creative Writing, History, Journalism and Media and Communications.  

In offering these bursaries the University aims to further develop its proven research strengths in Humanities. It is an excellent opportunity for a candidate of exceptional promise to contribute to a stimulating research environment.

 

Principal Accountabilities

  • To undertake research and scholarly activity associated with their PhD programme and develop a publication record in Humanities
  • To support departmental and College Research Centre research activities

These are Doctoral Bursaries, and the successful candidates will undertake a full time traditional route PhD programme.  The start date is 15 May 2017 or soon thereafter. On this occasion the bursaries are available only to applicants assessed as being UK/EU for fees assessment. Fees will be covered at a UK/EU level.  Funding will be awarded for a period of up to three years subject to satisfactory progress. 

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Paul Elliott at p.elliott@derby.ac.uk

Deadline for applications: 10 March 2017

Interviews: week commencing 17 April 2017

If you have not heard from us by the interview date, please assume that on this occasion your application has not been shortlisted.

 

For details of how to apply, please see:

www.derby.ac.uk/research/degrees/apply

Applications must be made using the RD02 MPhil-PhD by Thesis Application Form. When submitting your application, please include the reference code AHE_Humanities_FOB_0217 in the title of your email.

Complete applications should be forwarded to researchoffice@derby.ac.uk