New PhD studentships in History for 2019 entry *updated*
The Department of History at Warwick invites applications for doctoral study commencing in September 2019.
History at Warwick was ranked first in the UK in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) for the proportion of world-leading research activity (4*) in the Department. We have an outstanding reputation as practitioners of social and cultural history and expertise covering all regions of the world.
The following financial support will be available on a competitive basis for exceptional candidates and projects:
AHRC studentships, as part of the Midlands4Cities (M4C) Doctoral Training Partnership for Home and EU applicants, covering maintenance and full tuition fees over 3.5 years;
Wolfson Postgraduate Scholarships for Home/EU applicants, covering maintenance and full tuition fees over 3 years;
Chancellor’s International Scholarships, for Overseas (non-EU) applicants, covering maintenance and full tuition fees over 3.5 years;
EU Chancellor’s Scholarships, for EU applicants, covering maintenance and full tuition fees over 3.5 years;
Department of History Doctoral Scholarships, for Home/EU and Overseas (non-EU) applicants, covering maintenance and tuituion fees (up to the level of a Home/EU student) over 3.5 years;
- Research Grant Funded Scholarship, working as part of the project team for What’s at stake in the fake? Indian pharmaceuticals, African markets and global health, for Home/EU and Overseas (non-EU) applicants, covering maintenance and tuituion fees (up to the level of a Home/EU student) over 3.5 years;
The History Department will select outstanding candidates to nominate for these award competitions. To allow sufficient time for us to consider your application and to work with you to develop it prior to the final closing dates for submission of written materials (early in 2019) we ask that you make contact with us as soon as you can.
For more details on these and other Warwick University funding schemes see here.
Applicants for AHRC awards whom we intend to nominate for the M4C Doctoral Training Partnership competition will be required to attend a Skype interview. We guarantee to interview all candidates who have submitted their complete applications by the 7th January 2019, with interviews taking place on the 15th, 17th and 18th of January 2019. Please note that although, formally, M4C awards to non-UK EU candidates will only cover fees, internal consortium arrangements are expected to enable full fees & maintenance to be awarded to non-UK candidates from the EU.
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Individual staff and their specialisms can be viewed here.
Applicants who may be interested in doctoral study are advised to contact the Director of Postgraduate Research in the Department.
Please include a brief outline of your proposed research project and a CV or short description of your academic qualifications and experience, including your degree classification or overall result at BA and MA level, or equivalent. If we think we can offer appropriate supervision for your project we shall provide further information about the application process for the relevant scholarship(s) at that point.
While we welcome applications from all suitably qualified individuals, we particularly those from with backgrounds that are currently under-represented within the postgraduate community at Warwick and in academic posts in the UK.