CHASE

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CHASE

Consortium for Humanities and the Arts South-East England

About CHASE

The University of Kent is proud to be part of the Consortium for the Humanities and the Arts South-East England (CHASE). We are one of 8 leading institutions offering an extensive programme of training and development for all doctoral researchers in the arts and humanities.  

CHASE partners include: University of Kent, University of Essex, Birkbeck (University of London), The Courtauld Institute of Art, SOAS (University of London), Goldsmiths (University of London), University of East Anglia and the University of Sussex. 

CHASE will offer students a wide range of exciting opportunities to gain professional experience, work across institutions and disciplines, and acquire advanced research skills.

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Doing a PhD, with funding from CHASE, has been a remarkable privilege.

How to apply - Academic Year 2022/23

If you would like to be considered for a CHASE studentship at Kent, you must apply by 23.59 on Tuesday 7 December

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Check you are eligible

UK and international applicants can apply for a CHASE studentship. Visit our Scholarships Finder for more information on eligibility.

CHASE have announced a new partnership with the Stuart Hall Foundation (SHF) to support BAME candidates. 

SHF information
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19 October 2021, 12:00-13:00

Attend an online briefing session for prospective students

You can download a copy of the briefing slides here. 

Applicant Briefing Slides
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7 December 2021 - by 23:59

Apply to Kent

You will only be considered for a CHASE studentship at Kent if you have applied for a PhD place at Kent by this date.     

CHASE subject areas

You can apply for a PhD place at Kent through one of the below Schools/Centres: 

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Hear from a CHASE-funded PhD student

Find out how AHRC has supported her research

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Hear from a CHASE-funded PhD student

Find out how AHRC has supported his research