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Postgraduate Funding Opportunities

The School of History, Archaeology and Religion is pleased to announce several funding schemes for postgraduates enrolling in the 2014-2015 academic year:

  • A three-year PhD studentship on women and the courts in early modern Wales. The studentship is one of two (the other of which will be held at the University of Glasgow) attached to the Arts & Humanities Research Council funded project on ‘Women Negotiating the Boundaries of Justice: Britain and Ireland, c.1100 – c.1750’. Further details available Spring 2015.
  • Arts and Humanities Research Council Studentships (PhD)
  • Masters excellence Scholarships
  • Jameel Scholarships (MA Islam in Contemporary Britain)
  • The University offers a Postgraduate Taught Scholarship Scheme to support Home and EU students who want to study a Master's programme
  • The University also offer scholarships specific to our international applicants, ranging from £5,000-£14,000. You can find out more on the International Funding and Fees pages

 

Arts and Humanities Research Council Logo

 

Arts and Humanities Research Council 

Cardiff University is a partner in the AHRC South, West and Wales Doctoral Training Partnership (SWW DTP). The SWW DTP offers postgraduate studentships and training across the full range of the AHRC’s disciplines, with a strong emphasis on collaboration between the members of the partnership and 19 partner organisations including the BBC, Cadw, Welsh National Opera, CyMal (Museums,Archives and Libraries Wales), National Library of Wales, National Museum of Wales Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales, and the National Trust.. At Cardiff University, the areas of study include Archaeology, Celtic Studies, Classics and Ancient History, and Religious Studies. The deadline for application to the studentships is 12 January 2015. In addition to applying for the studentship, you also need to apply to a PhD Programme at Cardiff University.


• Archaeology
• Celtic Studies
• Classics
• History
• Theology & Religious Studies

If you have an innovative doctoral research project, why not contact a member of staff in the relevant field to discuss it? If you are not sure who to approach, contact the Director of Postgraduate Research for SHARE, Dr James Hegarty: HegartyJ@cardiff.ac.uk or contact one of the lead academics for the following subject areas:
• History / Welsh History / Ancient History – Keir Waddington (waddingtonk@cf.ac.uk)
• Archaeology and Conservation – Alasdair Whittle (whittle@cf.ac.uk)
• Religious and Theological Studies – James Hegarty hegartyj@cf.ac.uk)

Click here for Cardiff University’s AHRC funding webpage, or here for the South, West and Wales Doctoral Training Partnership website.

For further information, see http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/for/prospective/postgraduate/funding/options/research-councils/ahrc.html

 

Masters Excellence Scholarships 2015 (Pathway to PhD)
College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Cardiff University is offering students applying to the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences a £3k scholarship to offset against fees to undertake a taught master’s degree in one of its participating School programmes.

Among the criteria that will be used to judge applications will be the potential for possible continuation to doctoral level study at a later stage. It is recognised, however, that in making this application there is not a commitment to undertake further study, or to undertake further studies at Cardiff University. Similarly, in making an award, Cardiff University is not committing to making an offer for further study or for a further award.

To apply for the scheme visit the postgraduate website:  http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/for/prospective/postgraduate/funding/master-scholarships.html

 

Centre for the Study of Islam in the UK

 

Jameel Scholarships

With the help of a very generous gift to the University, the Jameel Scholarships have been established to enable the very best students to come to Cardiff – those who have the intellect and determination to apply their knowledge for the benefit of Muslim communities in the UK, and to promote better understanding of Islam in wider society.

Four MA scholarships are available for the academic year starting 2015-16.

Please visit the main Jameel Scholarships page for full details and application forms.