College of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities - Studentships and Postgraduate Funding

Find below currently available PhD Studentships and postgraduate funding opportunities for subjects within the College of Social Science, Arts and Humanities. (see http://www2.le.ac.uk/research/degrees/phd for subject listings)
School/DepartmentDescriptionClose Date
All Subjects within the College of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities

PGR International Excellence Scholarship 2018

8 Scholarships available to International (non UK/EU) applicants to commence September 2018.

The award provides a partial tuition fee discount.

Available for full time campus based study or part time distance learning study

28 May 2018
Cross College Studentships

2 PhD Studentships available for September 2018

List of available projects and application information

Available to UK/EU and International applicants.

The funding provides Stipend at UK/EU rates and UK/EU tuition fee waiver for 3 years. International applicants must be able to fund the difference between UK/EU and International fees for the duration of their study

1 May 2018
School of Media, Communication and Sociology

1 x 4 Year Graduate Research Assistant Studentship (GRA) to fund a PhD starting September 2018

1 x 4 Year Graduate Teaching Assistant Studentship (GTA) to fund a PhD starting September 2018

Proposals will be considered in Media and Communications Research or Sociology Research

GRA Further details and application information (.pdf)

GTA Further details and application information (.pdf)

Available to UK/EU applicants only

Funding provides a UK/EU fee waiver and stipend/salary package.

 

20 April 2018

Criminology

1 x Four Year Fully-funded PhD Studentship (Graduate Teaching Assistantship) starting in September 2018

GTA job description (.pdf)

Application information (.pdf)

Application enquiries to crimphd@leicester.ac.uk

Available to UK/EU applicants only (not available to current Leicester PhD students)

GTA Funding provides a UK/EU fee waiver and stipend/salary package.

 

9 April 2018

School of Archaeology and Ancient History together with 
Department of Physics

3 Year LISEO Funded Studentship available for September 2018

Project Title: Innovative use of Earth Observation for archaeological discovery from space.

Project and application information (.pdf)

Supervisors: Dr Ruth Young rly3@le.ac.uk (Archaeology)
Dr Hartmut Boesch hb100@le.ac.uk   and Dr Harjinder Sembhi hs32@le.ac.uk (Physics)

Available to UK/EU applicants only

 

 

27 March 2018

School of Business

Six Full-Time Funded Postgraduate Research Opportunities

Starting September 2018

Full studentship and application information

Available to UK / EU and International applicants.

Funding provides a stipend and full tuition fee waiver for 3 years.

Midnight

25 March 2018

CAMEo Institute for Cultural and Media Economies

4 Year Fully-funded PhD Studentship (Graduate Research Assistant)  on Disability, Work and the Cultural Economy

Full details and application process (pdf)

Application enquiries to cameo@le.ac.uk

Stipend and GRA Package worth £14,777 per annum, together with a UK/EU tuition fee waiver

Open to UK/EU applicants only.

Midnight March 16th 2018

Leicester Law School

3 x 4 Year Fully-funded PhD Studentships (Graduate Teaching Assistantships) available for September 2018

Further details and application information (.pdf)

GTA job description (.pdf)

The funding provides a UK/EU fee waiver and stipend/salary package worth £14,777 per year.

Available to UK/EU and International applicants. International applicants must be able to fund the difference in UK/EU and International Fee for the duration of their studies.

 

Midnight Friday 2nd March 2018

History, Politics and International Relations

PhD for September 2018 funded by 
ESRC Midlands Graduate School DTP Collaborative Studentship

Supervisors: Prof Clare Anderson and  Prof Steven King

Project: The History of The Howard league for penal reform, 1866-1948

Full Project details and application information (.pdf)

Available to UK / EU applicants only

 

Monday 19 February 2018

History, Politics and International Relations

PhD for September 2018 funded by
ESRC Midlands Graduate School DTP Collaborative Studentship

Supervisor Professor Steve King and Dr Sarah Badcock (Nottingham)

Project: Poverty, Work and Punishment: Vagrancy Across the Midlands, 1834 to 1930

Full Project details and application information (.pdf)

Available to UK/EU applicants only.

 

Tuesday 20 February 2018

History of Art  (School of Arts)


4 Year Fully-funded PhD Studentship (Graduate Teaching Assistant) in History of Art.

The successful applicant will receive a full UK/EU tuition fee waiver alongside a stipend and salary package worth £14,777 per annum

Full details and application information (.pdf)

Starting in September 2018

Available to UK/EU applicants only

23 Feb 2018
School of Business (Management)

Project Ref LIH002

Fully Funded Industrial MPhil Studentship. The project is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund.

Project to start as soon as possible.

Project and application information (.pdf)

Supervisors: Dr Matthew Higgins mh64@le.ac.uk (School of Business) and Prof Jeremy Levesley jl1@le.ac.uk (Mathematics)

Available to UK/EU applicants only

Open until filled

Various

FindAPhD.com Postgraduate Scholarships

Gain a postgraduate scholarship from FindAPhD.com and win your share of £12,000 on offer. See full scholarship details

Open until filled

Postgraduate Loans

Masters Degree Loans - including MPhil (Master of Philosophy)

UK/EU Nationals living in England - Have you considered applying for a Postgraduate Loan to help fund your Taught Masters or MPhil study? Please refer to Postgraduate Loans for details of the loan arrangements, eligibility and the application process.

PhD Loans (Available from 2018 for UK Nationals)

The UK Government will introduce new doctoral loans of up to £25,000 for PhDs and equivalent postgraduate research programmes from 2018. Full details are to be announced shortly. In the meantime please refer to the latest information available at FindAPhD.com

Masters Degree (MA, MSc, MBA, LLM, MRes) Funding

Scholarships and bursaries for Masters degrees are advertised as they become available.

Please see the main listing for current Masters degree funding opportunities.

Scholarships available for individual Masters Courses can be found on the Fees and Funding section of the relevant Masters Course page.

Discount Schemes

Other Funding Sources

Alternatively, why not combine your postgraduate course with your career and earn while you learn - see our part-time and distance learning degrees.

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