For 2017/18, the funding consisted of a Fee Waiver at the Home/EU rate plus a maintenance stipend of £14,553 per year.
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 £17 million Doctoral Training Partnership by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) in October 2013. Our partners include The Courtauld Institute of Art, Goldsmiths, University of London, the Open University, and the Universities of East Anglia, Essex, and Sussex. SOAS and Birkbeck, University of London joined the consortium as associate members in 2014.
CHASE is one of only 11 UK AHRC-funded Doctoral Training Partnerships and the partners have committed an additional £10 million in studentship funding which will allow CHASE to provide AHRC awards to over 375 PhD students in the arts and humanities across the partner institutions over five years.
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
CHASE Studentship Selection Criteria for 2018 is based on the following:
Preparedness for Research
Suitability of Research Environment
New students wishing to be considered for these scholarships
for a PhD place at the University of Kent by 10 January 2018 at the
latest. Applicants are advised to discuss their research project with academic
members of staff in the relevant schools as soon as possible. Any current PhD
students wishing to be considered for AHRC funding should contact their School
Director of Graduate Studies (with responsibility for research programmes) to
advise them of this as soon as possible or by 10 January 2018 at the very
latest. CHASE will fund up to 75 doctoral studentships for admission in 2018.
The Closing date for applications is 10 January 2018.