Application Deadline: See below for deadline periods:
Stage 1 applications deadline: Submit no later than 1st July, 2016
Stage 2 applications deadline: Submit applications no later than 1st September, 2016
Scholarship Info: Doctoral (DPhil) research free Scholarships in Humanities are currently been offered for students of all nationalities to study in one of nine partner UK Universities such as University College London, University of Cambridge, University of Edinburgh, University of Oxford, University of Sheffield, University of Southampton, University of Warwick, University of York, School of Oriental and African Studies.
Eligible Subject Areas: The Wolfson Postgraduate Scholarships will fund doctoral research in three disciplines that align closely with the Foundation’s interests: history, literature and languages.
You are eligible to apply for a Wolfson Scholarships if you are an outstanding student who demonstrate the potential to make an impact on the fields pointed out above and has prospects to be a future academic leader. Scholarships will be awarded solely on merit to students aspiring to an academic career.
Candidates should be applying to start a new doctoral course at one of the participating universities.
Please ensure you meet the requirements for entry to your course, including English language requirements.
The Scholarships are available in three disciplines that align closely with the Foundation’s interests: history, literature and languages. The Scholarships are available for doctoral research only and will be paid over three years. For full-time students, it is expected that students complete their doctorate in three years.
Number of Scholarships: Twenty seven scholarships are funded each year at nine universities across the UK
Scholarship Benefits: The scholarships are worth some £27,000 each year (over three years), and cover fees, provide a maintenance stipend, and provide for some research and training costs.
Scholarship period: Three (3) years
Eligible Countries: The scholarship program is open to international students from all nationalities including African countries. Applicants should be intending to return to their country of ordinary residence following their studies.
To be taken at (country): The participating universities are selected using a formula based on their research record. Institutions currently involved in the programme are: University College London, University of Cambridge, University of Edinburgh, University of Oxford, University of Sheffield, University of Southampton, University of Warwick, University of York, School of Oriental and African Studies. Individuals should apply directly to the university and not to the Foundation.
Interested candidates are encouraged to apply for graduate study to any of the participating institutions. The recipients are nominated by their host university, and enquiries should be directed to the relevant university in the first instance.
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