Funding

Overview

The University of Bristol is also a member of the AHRC-funded South, West and Wales Doctoral Training Partnership. Details of the scheme, and how to apply may be found on the SWW Doctoral Training Partnership tab below

AHRC South, West and Wales Doctoral Training Partnership

The University of Bristol is delighted to be part of the South, West and Wales Partnership (SWW DTP). The partnership is a collaboration of eight leading research universities and partners from the creative economy, working together to develop the arts and humanities researchers for the future.

The SWW DTP is offering up to 50 fully-funded PhD studentships across the arts and humanities for entry in September 2014. The awards will be made on the basis of academic merit, with no fixed quota assigned to any one institution or subject area within the DTP. Proposals for interdisciplinary research are welcomed.

*Please note, applicants applying to the DTP must also make a separate application to the University of Bristol for a place to study before the funding deadline.*

Awards Details Eligibility Application Deadline
AHRC South, West and Wales Doctoral Training Partnership 50 x Full tuition fees and a maintenance payment for a minimum of three years (open to part-time study)
Further information
UK/EU Now closed

21 February 2014

SWW DTP funding is available in the following subjects.  Awards will be made on the basis of academic merit, with no fixed quota assigned to any one institution or subject area within the DTP. Proposals for interdisciplinary research are welcomed. Please see the below table for more information on the subjects at the University of Bristol.

Subject Subject lead
Anthropology Professor Alex Bentley
Archaeology Professor Alex Bentley
Classics Professor Bob Fowler
Film and Television Dr Alex Clayton
Theatre Professor Simon Jones
English Professor Danny Karlin
History Professor Tim Cole
History of Art Professor Simon Shaw-Miller
Law Professor P Capps
French Professor Gino Raymond
German Dr Nils Langer
Hispanic, Portuguese and Latin American Studies Professor Andrew Ginger
Italian Professor John Foot
Russian and Czech Dr Rajendra Chitnis
Translation Dr Carol O'Sullivan
Music Professor Katharine Ellis
Philosophy Professor James Ladyman
Religion and Theology Professor Rupert Gethin

Research awards for academic year 2013/14 and 2014/15

Awards Details Eligibility Application Deadline
Leverhulme Funded Project - The Figure of the Witch.  Department of Historical Studies Full tuition fees and an annual maintenance payment for three years
Further information (Word doc, 51KB)
UK/EU Now closed

15 December 2013

Leverhulme Funded Project - Scripture, dissent and Deaf space:St Saviour's, Oxford Street. Department of Religion and Theology Full tuition fees and an annual maintenance payment for three years
Further information (Word doc, 18KB)
UK/EU Now closed 31 January 2014
AHRC Funded Studentship in German Studies (Arthur Schnitzler Project) Full tuition fees and an annual maintenance payment for three years
Further information (Word doc, 47KB)
UK/EU Now closed 14 April 2014
AHRC Funded PhD Studentship in History of Art (Historical Studies) 6 x Full tuition fees for three years (full-time) or five years (part-time)
Further information (PDF, 108kB)
Application guidlies (PDF, 285 kB)
UK/EU Now closed

28 March 2014

AHRC Funded PhD Studentship in History (Historical Studies) Full tuition fees and an annual maintenance payment for three years
Further information (PDF, 71kB)
UK/EU Please apply via email to Hugh Pemberton at hugh.pemberton@bristol.ac.uk. See further information for details. 13 May 2014
AHRC South, West and Wales Doctoral Training Partnership 50 x Full tuition fees and a maintenance payment for a minimum of three years (open to part-time study)
Further information
UK/EU Now closed 21 February 2014
University of Bristol Scholarships 10 x £9,500 per annum for three years
Further information (Word doc, 473KB)
UK/EU Now closed

28 February 2014

Alumni Bursary Performing Arts (Music, Film or Theatre) Full tuition fees and an annual maintenance payment of £16,000 for three years (part-time 6 years)
Further information (Word doc, 47KB)
UK/EU Now closed 28 February 2014
Deas Doctoral Scholarships, the Department of Historical Studies 2 x £10,400 per annum, for three years
Further information (Word doc, 47KB)
UK/EU/International To be considered, please apply online for a place to study at the University of Bristol.  *New*
24 April 2014
Read-Tuckwell Bursary

£3,500 one off payment. All students applying for this award must be working on some aspect of Human Immortality.Further information (Word doc, 475KB)

UK/EU

To be considered, please contact in writing Professor Ad Putter, Academic Secretary of the Read-Tuckwell Foundation, at a.d.putter@bristol.ac.uk.

 
*New*
1 June 2014
Quentin Skinner Bursary £2,500 student bursary for new, incoming students
Further information
UK/EU/International Now closed

28 February 2014

The Keil doctoral scholarship
Department of Historical Studies
One doctoral scholarship to the value of £6,000 p.a. (plus up to £250 p.a. for research expenses). Renewable for three years.
Further information (Word doc, 23.5kB)
UK/Eu To be considered, please apply in writing to Professor Tim Cole.
You will also need to hold an offer of a postgraduate research place at the department of Historical Studies. Please apply online for a place to study at the University of Bristol.

30 April 2014

AHRC Zweig studentship
Stefan Zweig collection literary manuscripts
Full tuition fees and an annual maintenance payment for three years
Further information (Word doc, 52kB)
UK/EU Now closed

24 March 2014

In addition to the specific Arts and Humanities awards, there may be other financial help options available. Please see the Financial help for prospective postgraduates webpage and the Scholarship database.

Taught awards for academic year 2014/15

Awards Details Eligibility

Graduate School of Arts Alumni 10% fee reduction

All UoB graduates registering on a MA programme within the Graduate School of Arts and Humanities  will receive an automatic 10% reduction in fees at the Home/EU rate.  This will be applied at the start of term 2014/15 Home/EU/International

In addition to the specific Arts and Humanities award, there may be other financial help options available. Please see the Financial help for prospective postgraduates webpage and the Scholarship database.