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

Current students

Funding for current students.
Find information on conference and research funds and more.

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 52 fully-funded PhD studentships across the arts and humanities for entry in September 2015. 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.

Information Day

The SWW DTP will be hosting an Information Day on Monday 24 November. If you are interested in applying for a 2015/16 studentship you are expected to apply to attend the Information Day. Attendance at the Information Day is by invite only due to high demand for places. For further information please see the SWW DTP website, Information Day.

SWW DTP Studentship Competition – Opens on 26th November 2014

*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.*

AwardsDetailsEligibilityApplicationDeadline
AHRC South, West and Wales Doctoral Training Partnership 52 x Full tuition fees and a maintenance payment for a minimum of three years (open to part-time study)
Further information
UK/EU Opens 26 November

12 January 2015

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.

SubjectAcademic contact
Archaeology and Anthropology Dr Joanna Bruck
Classics and Ancient History  Professor Neville Morley
Film and Television Dr Alex Clayton
Theatre Professor Simon Jones
English Professor Ad Putter
History Professor Tim Cole
History of Art Professor Simon Shaw-Miller
Law Professor Julian Rivers
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 Ruth Coates
Translation Dr Carol O'Sullivan
Music Professor Katharine Ellis
Philosophy Professor Richard Pettigrew
Religion and Theology Professor Rupert Gethin

Research awards for academic year 2015/16

 

AwardsDetailsEligibilityApplicationDeadline
AHRC South, West and Wales Doctoral Training Partnership 52 x Full tuition fees and a maintenance payment for a minimum of three years (open to part-time study)
Further information
UK/EU Opens 26 November  12 January 2015
Quentin Skinner Bursary £2,500 student bursary for new, incoming students
Further information
UK/EU/International All eligible applicants who apply for a place to study at Bristol by the deadline will be automatically considered for this award. 12 January 2015
University of Bristol Scholarships

6 x £12,500 per annum for three years  further information (PDF, 43kB) 

UK/EU All eligible applicants who apply for a place to study at Bristol by the deadline will be automatically considered for this award. 12 January 2015
Read-Tuckwell Postgraduate Research Scholarship £3,500 one off payment. All students applying for this award must be working on some aspect of Human Immortality. further information (PDF, 76kB)  UK/EU/International Please see the further information (PDF, 76kB) for details on how to apply.  1 June 2015

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 2015/16

AwardsDetailsEligibilityApplicationDeadline

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 2015/16 Home/EU/International    1 August 2015

The University of Bristol - International Office Scholarship

Five scholarships of £8,500 each will be available for prospective one year taught Masters students International Please see the International Office webpages for more information. 12 June 2015

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.