Wolfson Postgraduate Scholarships in Humanities at University of York in UK, 2014/15

The University is offering three wolfson postgraduate scholarships for PhD students to applying for entry in autumn 2014 in the areas of History, Literature and Languages. UK and international students can apply for these scholarships. Applicant must have a first or upper second class honours degree or equivalent prior to commencing the PhD. Each scholarship includes a stipend of £17,000 per year for up to three years of PhD study. Wolfson scholarships will be awarded solely on academic merit. The application deadline is 3rd February 2014.. The University is delighted to have been selected again as one of the few institutions in the UK to be awarded three Wolfson Postgraduate Scholarships in the Humanities. The Wolfson Postgraduate Scholarships fund doctoral research in three disciplines that align closely with the Foundation’s interests: History, Literature and Languages. York has been awarded the scholarships due to its excellent track record and its commitment to humanities research. The Wolfson Postgraduate Scholarships in the Humanities will be awarded to outstanding students who demonstrate the potential to make an impact on their chosen field.  Wolfson Scholarships will be awarded solely on academic merit..  Scholarships are available for pursuing postgraduate degree level at University of York.
The research areas of this scholarship are: Not provided
Who can apply to this scholarship? In order to be eligible you must:
· Have applied for and be receipt an offer for a place on a full time PhD programme in the relevant department;
· Expect to begin your full time PhD studies on 1 October 2014 (deferrals are not permitted);
· Have a first or upper second class honours degree or equivalent prior to commencing the PhD;
· Have completed a masters level qualification before commencing the PhD.
Benefits of the scholarship:  Each scholarship offers a stipend of £17,000 per year for up to three years of PhD study and also includes: -A full fee waiver (at Home or Overseas rate) -A generous Research Training and Support Grant.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration:  Scholarships will be offered for up to three years.
Number of scholarships:  Three scholarships will be offered.

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