Funding for Home/EU Graduate Students
Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and Cambridge Trusts
If you wish to be considered for grants from the AHRC and the Cambridge Trusts you must tick the appropriate boxes on the online application form.
*If you wish to be considered for these funds please submit your application AND your supporting documents by 5 January 2017*
Applicants for the PhD who also wish to apply for the AHRC must submit with their supporting documents an additional AHRC application form
If you have any queries please contact Anna Fox.
Further details of Costs and Sources of Funding for graduate students are listed in the graduate prospectus.
Judith E Wilson Studentship
The Faculty of English is pleased to announce that the Judith E Wilson Studentship will be offered for funding towards a PhD in Drama* from October 2017. The studentship will cover fees and maintenance for a PhD at the University’s home/EU rate. It is tenable for one year and will be renewed for a further two subject to satisfactory progress. All students who are offered a place in the relevant fields for the studentship and who indicate that they are seeking funding will be considered for the award. The award will be made on the basis of the quality of the applicant’s academic record, the research proposal, and any other indications of outstanding academic merit.
*The Judith E Wilson Fund may be applied … for the purpose of furthering the study of literature, especially of literature relating to drama and poetry, with particular emphasis on contemporary practices
Faculty of English Centenary Studentship
The Faculty of English is pleased to announce a Centenary Studentship will be offered to candidates for PhD study from October 2017 in any area of English Literature. The studentship will cover fees and/or maintenance for a PhD at the University’s home/EU rate. It is tenable for one year and will be renewed for a further two subject to satisfactory progress. All students who are offered a place to study a PhD in the Faculty of English and who indicate that they are seeking funding will be considered for the award.
Gould MPhil Studentship in English Literature
The Gould Studentship in English Literature is a one-year studentship for students who wish to undertake a Masters Course in English Literature at the University of Cambridge.
Candidates who propose to study English Literature for a MPhil course within another Faculty are also eligible to apply.
Students from any university may apply for the Gould Studentship in English Literature. Eligible candidates must have applied for admission, or already received an offer of admission, to the University of Cambridge for a MPhil course.
On completion of the MPhil course, the student will be eligible to apply for a Trinity Internal Graduate Studentship at Trinity College in order to study for the PhD degree.
The Studentship covers:
1. Graduate Course Fees for a one year course, and
2. Discretionary maintenance allowance
An award will be conditional upon the applicant being accepted by the University’s Graduate Admissions Office for a course in the University.
The successful applicant(s) must become member(s) of Trinity College on taking up the Studentship. Completed application forms and all supporting documents must be submitted through the online application system by 12:00 noon (GMT) on Friday 20 January 2017.