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Friday, 04 January 2013 14:56

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES FOR DOCTORAL STUDY

SCHOOL OF ARTS, LANGUAGES AND CULTURES, UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER

The University of Manchester is offering a range of awards for which candidates working on topics related to French, German, Italian, Translation and Interpreting studies are eligible to apply:

  • University-funded President’s Doctoral Scholar Awards (comprising a fee bursary and a maintenance grant)
  • AHRC award (comprising a fee bursary and a maintenance grant)
  • Graduate scholarships and fee bursaries

President’s Doctoral Scholar Awards

The Division of Languages and Intercultural Studies at the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures is keen to receive applications for this funding scheme from candidates working on topics related to French, German, Italian, Translation, Interpreting and Intercultural studies. The award covers tuition fees (home/EU or international, as appropriate) and the equivalent of the research council stipend (£13,590 in 2012-13).

The following application deadlines should be observed in relation to this award: an application for a place on a doctoral programme should be submitted to the School of Languages, Linguistics and Cultures by 1 February 2013 at the latest; a completed funding application form for this scheme should be submitted by Friday 1 March 2013 at the latest. See below for relevant links.

AHRC Award (for candidates in German and Translation/Interpreting Studies only)

UK and EU students intending to take a research degree (PhD) in German, Translation and Interpreting studies may be eligible to apply for support from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC). AHRC awards are competitive and provide payment of tuition fees and a maintenance stipend for UK students, and tuition fees (and a maintenance stipend, subject to eligibility criteria) for EU students.

The following application deadlines should be observed in relation to this award: an application for a place on a doctoral programme should be submitted to the School of Languages, Linguistics and Cultures by 1 February 2013 at the latest; a completed funding application form for this scheme should be submitted by Friday 1 March 2013 at the latest. See below for relevant links.

Graduate Scholarships and Fee Bursaries

In addition to Research Council funding and the PDS awards, the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures offers a number of Graduate scholarships and fee bursaries. These School awards often come with the opportunity to teach or assist in research-related activities. These awards are open to both Home/EU and Overseas students. The awards are usually for three years full time or six years part time (subject to satisfactory progress) for new starters.

Full details of the 2013-14 awards and guidance notes on how to apply will be published in January 2013.

RELEVANT LINKS

Find out more about postgraduate research programmes in translation and interpreting studies at Manchester:

How to apply:

Full details of the President’s Doctoral Scholar Awards, including application form and guidance notes:

Full details of the AHRC translation and interpreting studies award, including application form and guidance notes:

Full details of the AHRC translation and interpreting studies award (full details not available until January 2013):

CONTACT PEOPLE

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