Postgraduate Research Starter Bursaries at Cardiff University in UK, 2014/15

The School of English, Communication and Philosophy is offering 4 postgraduate research bursaries for pursuing PhD studies in 2014 / 15. Bursaries consist of one year UK/EU fees. Students from outside the EU must find the difference between UK/EU fees and international fees. All eligible applicants will be considered for the awards, which will be decided on the basis of academic merit, taking into account past academic performance and future research potential. The application deadline is 2 May 2014.. The School of English, Communication and Philosophy is offering a number of research bursaries (equivalent to one year’s Home/EU fees) on a competitive basis to students commencing their PhD studies in the School in 2014/5. The School of English, Communication and Philosophy is a large multi-disciplinary school which has a dynamic and highly successful research culture. Currently there are 126 postgraduate research students in the School. Located in the John Percival Building, the School specialises in distinctive approaches to research in English Language and Communication, English Literature, Critical and Cultural Theory and Philosophy. In the most recent Research Assessment Exercise, 90% of the School’s research was rated at least of ‘international standard’ with 60% of research in English Literature and Language classed as ‘internationally excellent’ or ‘world-leading’..  Bursaries are available for pursuing full-time or part-time PhD programme at the School of English, Communication and Philosophy at Cardiff University.
The research areas of this scholarship are: Not provided
Who can apply to this scholarship? Academic Criteria: All eligible applicants will be considered for the awards, which will be decided on the basis of academic merit, taking into account past academic performance and future research potential. To be eligible for these awards you must:
· Be applying for a place on a full
· time or part
· time PhD programme at the School of English, Communication and Philosophy
· Have submitted your PhD application by Friday 2 May 2014
· Anticipate beginning your studies during the 14/15 academic year; deferral is not possible
· Not be in receipt of a funding award from another source
· Residency Criteria: The awards are open to UK/EU and international students without further restriction. The bursary will cover the first PhD year at the Home/EU rate. Overseas students would be required to cover the difference between Home/EU and International fees themselves.
Benefits of the scholarship:  Bursaries consist of one year UK/EU fees. Students from outside the EU must find the difference between UK/EU fees and international fees.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration:  These research bursaries are offered for one year.
Number of scholarships:  4 research bursaries will be awarded.

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