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M4C scholarship competition for PhD study now open (entry October 2021)

The Department of Classics and Ancient History at the University of Warwick welcomes applications from strong post-graduate students for the 2021 round of M4C scholarship competition.
The AHRC-funded Midlands4Cities Doctoral Training Partnership (M4C) brings together eight leading universities across the Midlands to support the professional and personal development of the next generation of arts and humanities doctoral researchers. M4C is a collaboration between the University of Birmingham, Birmingham City University, University of Warwick, Coventry University, University of Leicester, De Montfort University, Nottingham Trent University and The University of Nottingham.
M4C is awarding up to 89 doctoral studentships for UK and International applicants for 2021 entry through an open competition and 21 Collaborative Doctoral Awards (CDA) through a linked competition with a range of partner organisations in the cultural, creative and heritage sector.
The deadline for M4C funding applications is 13 January 2021 (noon), by which time applicants must have applied for a place to study and have ensured that two academic references are submitted using the Midlands4Cities online reference form.
For full details of eligibility, funding, research supervision areas and projects, and for dates of November application writing workshops, please visit: contact . Attendance at one of the application workshops is strongly recommended (deadline for registration: 3 November 2020).
Students interested in applying for a doctoral programme in our department are encouraged to identify potential supervisors and contact them as soon as possible in order to discuss their research proposal. Further information about the Department’s research staff can be found on our webpage
For any enquiries, please contact the Department’s Director of Graduate Studies, Dr Caroline Petit (
Research proposals (about 1 side of A4), together with a CV and transcripts, should reach the department by 27 November 2020 at the latest to allow for timely submission.

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