Fully-funded PhD Studentships at Warwick


Fully-funded Arts/Humanities Doctoral Studentships
Centre for Arts Doctoral Research Excellence (CADRE)

University of Warwick, Faculty of Arts

Early application for an October 2016 start is strongly advised.

In 2014/15 the Centre for Arts Doctoral Research Excellence , at the University of Warwick awarded 17 fully-funded 3.5 year PhD studentships for Home/EU students, including four Wolfson Foundation scholarships. CADRE is now seeking applications from UK and EU students for the 2015-16 awards. In addition, overseas (non-EU) applicants will be considered for the University’s International Scholarships scheme.

The 3.5* year CADRE doctoral studentship provides:

A stipend of approximately £14,000 per year.
Tuition fees covered at the home/EU rate.
Access to a dynamic community of research active peers.
World leading interdisciplinary supervision
*Extended scholarship funding of up to 5 years may be available for a number of teaching related opportunities. More information will be available on the CADRE website

These studentships offer an opportunity for excellent graduates from across the globe to become part of a vibrant doctoral Arts and Humanities research community. CADRE scholars are offered the chance to develop an innovative approach to interdisciplinary research and tackle societal challenges from a humanities perspective. Studying through CADRE equips scholars with the knowledge, skills and understanding to pursue the profession of their choice, whether in academia or in the public or private sectors; to be informed and active citizens; and to seek to apply their expertise to the major issues facing society today.

The Faculty of Arts at Warwick provides an outstanding academic environment in which to develop your research. The Faculty invites applications from any areas of research covered by our departments or research centres including Philosophy. The Faculty would particularly welcome applications that are thematic or interdisciplinary in nature investigating, for example: cultural value, cultures of translation, memory and culture, postcolonial studies or religion, rights and social justice.

Candidates should in the first instance apply through the University’s Graduate School system to the department of their choice, giving full details of their research proposal and which member(s) of staff they want to have as supervisor(s). It is important to contact the staff concerned to secure their agreement in advance.

Scholarship applications are rated on the basis of the candidate’s existing academic record, strength of the proposal and institutional provision to support it, and other academic achievements, such as grants and publications. Book an application surgery place during November 2015 to gain some one-to-one advice and support with the process.

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