School of History

Postgraduate Funding

The School of History offers a range of funding opportunities for Taught and Research postgraduate study.

We are pleased to announce the following funding opportunities for Masters and Doctoral study commencing in the 2018/19 academic year.

Please be aware that funding levels, eligibility and deadlines vary for the different funding opportunities.

Candidates are welcome to apply for a variety of taught and research funding opportunities if they wish to do so. Some of the 'Other Postgraduate Funding Opportunities' can be used to supplement other funding awards.

For further information and advice on funding for School of History Postgraduate students please email historypg@kent.ac.uk.

 

Postgraduate Loans for Master's Study

New - £10,000 loans for students studying a Master's

Loans are now available for both taught and research Master's programmes, for full-time and part-time learning, as well as split-site degrees.

To find out more about the loans, and to check you're eligible see here.

PhD Funding Opportunities

AHRC CHASE Scholarships (PhD, Research)

AHRC CHASE Scholarships

The University of Kent is proud to be part of the Consortium for the Humanities and the Arts South-East England (CHASE) which was awarded a £17million Doctoral Training Partnership by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) in October 2013.

CHASE will offer students a wide range of exciting opportunities to gain professional experience, work across institutions and disciplines, and acquire advanced research skills. Further information is available from the CHASE website.

For more details about applying for the scholarship please see the Scholarships website.

Please follow the application instructions available on the scholarships website, and also upload a completed copy of the scholarship application form (.docx) to your online PhD application.

Deadline for applications: 10 January 2018

2 x University of Kent The Vice Chancellor's Research Scholarships (PhD, Research)

Vice Chancellor's Research Scholarships

Kent has established 100 doctoral scholarships to be awarded annually. Successful candidates will demonstrate academic excellence and outstanding research potential.

For more details about applying for the scholarship please see the Scholarships website.

Please follow the the application instructions available on the scholarships website, and also upload a completed copy of the scholarship application form (.docx) to your online PhD application.

Deadline for applications: 21 January 2018

School of History PhD Scholarship (Research)

School of History PhD Scholarship Opportunities

The School of History is pleased to offer a range of Doctoral Scholarships for September 2018 entry.

The School of History welcomes applications from Home, EU and Overseas students. Some scholarship students will be expected to undertake up to four hours of teaching per week as a Graduate Teaching Assistant.

Applicant Specification

The scholarship competition is open to all doctoral research applicants who have applied or are applying to the School of History; the Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies (MEMS); or the Centre for American Studies for entry in the academic year starting September 2018. Please visit Kent's postgraduate pages for comprehensive information about how to apply for postgraduate research study. Candidates must hold a master’s degree (merit or distinction) in a relevant subject.

Please note that Scholarships are only open to MEMS and American Studies students whose first proposed supervisor is in the School of History.

Application Process

In addition to their application for study, all new doctoral research applicants wishing to be considered for this scholarship must:

  • Complete a scholarship application form. (.docx)
  • Provide a copy of their CV
  • Write a brief covering letter, maximum 1 side A4. Each applicant should supply the names, addresses, telephone numbers and emails of two referees.

The deadline for receipt of applications eligible for this scholarship is 23 February 2018. Shortlisted applicants will be invited to a panel-led interview at the in March 2018.

Please note that this Scholarship will be based at the Kent campus.
Further, general information about Graduate Teaching Assitantships (GTAs) can be found at the University of Kent's scholarships webpages.
Scholarship application forms, CVs and covering letters should be sent by email to historypg@kent.ac.uk

 
MA Funding Opportunities

MEMS MA Scholarship

The Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies (MEMS), one of the School of History's affiliated centres, is offering a Postgraduate Taught Scholarship. Funded jointly by the School of History and the School of English.

For details of the scholarship, application process and deadline please see the MEMS website.

 

School of History, Rutherford College, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NX

T: +44 (0)1227 823710 or E: history@kent.ac.uk

Last Updated: 11/12/2017