Funding and Scholarships
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Full scholarships for MA/MPhil/PhD
President's PhD Scholarships: (Re)-Constructing Multiculturalism
The School of Welsh invites applications for President's Research Scholarships on the theme of (Re)-Constructing Multiculturalism funded by Cardiff University. There will be two full studentships (covering fees and stipend) available.
We are looking for high-calibre, independent thinking and innovative graduates with cross-disciplinary interests and ambitions.
The School of Welsh has been highly successful in this competition in the past, and scholarships have been awarded for research into 'The "Foreign" and Cultural Difference in the Post-industrial Fiction of South Wales' and 'Everyday Welshness in Migrant Communities: a Geographic Comparison'. Other aspects to be examined could be the interactions between minority languages, multilingualism and cultural identity; the display and performance of religion, ethnic and cultural identities; and minorities in Wales. Students may conduct and write their research in either Welsh or English.
If this research area is of interest to you, contact Ceren Roberts robertsC1@cardiff.ac.uk / 02920 875659 as soon as possible to discuss the application process. More information about the scholarships is also available here.
The closing date for declarations of interest is 1 March 2013, so please do not hesitate to contact the School if you would like any further details.
Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Scholarships
The School of Welsh is delighted to invite applications for the 2013 PhD Scholarships in Celtic Studies, funded by the AHRC. The scholarships will provide financial support in order to study full-time (3 years) or part-time (5 years). Usually applicants will have a master’s degree or be studying for a master’s degree.
There are scholarships available to study some aspects of Celtic Studies. If you would like to discuss your research ideas and the application process, contact Ceren Roberts robertsC1@cardiff.ac.uk / 02920 875659 as soon as possible.
The closing date is 1 February 2013 so contact without delay if you would like further information.You need not have a specific idea for the research project already developed, but we are looking for enthusiasm, commitment and excellent academic potential.
Scholarships offered by the School of Welsh
The Celia Thomas Scholarship and the Glyn and May Ashton Scholarship
These scholarships may be awarded to students working in any field related to Welsh language and literature. The amount of each scholarship varies from year to year. Normally, the scholarships are worth up to £3000. Overseas students are eligible to apply.
Islwyn Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is restricted to those researching into 19th century Welsh literature, the literary or religious history of Welsh-speaking Gwent, or the work of the poet, Islwyn. The amount of each scholarship varies from year to year. Normally, the scholarships are worth up to £3000. Overseas students are eligible to apply.
Applicants for a scholarship will have already been accepted for postgraduate study in the School of Welsh. An application form should be submitted in Welsh or English. Masters applicants should outline the proposed area of study and their plans for the dissertation. Research applicants should give the proposed title for their thesis and an explanation of the scope and significance of the proposed research.
Annual deadline for School of Welsh scholarships: 30 June
School of Welsh International Scholarship
The School of Welsh is offering a scholarship of £1,000 to international students studying the MA in Welsh and Celtic Studies or postgraduate research. This scholarship is available to students from all countries and students are considered based upon their course application or their research proposal.
For further information click here.
External Funding Opportunities
James Pantyfedwen Foundation
Support is available for postgraduate study in all subject areas, but mainly for research. In order to apply please click here.
For more information on postgraduate scholarships, please contact Ceren Roberts.
Ceren RobertsEmail: RobertsC1@cardiff.ac.ukTelephone: +44(0)29 208 75659