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

This information relates to funding for 2014-15. We expect to be able to announce details of scholarships for 2015-16 within the next few weeks.

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.*

AwardsDetailsEligibilityApplicationDeadline
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.

SubjectSubject 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 Ad Putter
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, 2014/15 and 2015/16

AwardsDetailsEligibilityApplicationDeadline
Wellcome Trust Funded PhD Studentship - Philosophy of Medicine Full tuition fees and an annual maintenance payment for three years
Further information (PDF, 34kB)
UK/EU Apply on-line

*NEW*

3 November 2014

AHRC Funded PhD Studentship - Thatcher's Pension Reforms and their Consequences. Department of Historical Studies Full tuition fees and an annual maintenance payment for three years
Further information (PDF, 306kB)
UK/EU To be considered, email Dr Hugh Pemberton. *Extended Deadline*

1 August 2014

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 (Office document, 51kB) (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 (Office document, 29kB) (Word doc, 18KB)
UK/EU Now closed 31 January 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 (Office document, 473kB) (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 (Office document, 474kB) (Word doc, 47KB)
UK/EU Now closed 28 February 2014
Quentin Skinner Bursary £2,500 student bursary for new, incoming students
Further information
UK/EU/International Now closed 28 February 2014
AHRC Zweig studentship
Stefan Zweig collection literary manuscripts (Department of German)
Full tuition fees and an annual maintenance payment for three years
Further information (Office document, 52kB) (Word doc, 52kB)
UK/EU Now closed 24 March 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, 284kB)
UK/EU Now closed 28 March 2014
AHRC Funded Studentship in German Studies (Arthur Schnitzler Project) (Department of German) Full tuition fees and an annual maintenance payment for three years
Further information (Office document, 47kB) (Word doc, 47KB)
UK/EU Now closed 14 April 2014
Deas Doctoral Scholarships, the Department of Historical Studies 2 x £10,400 per annum, for three years
Further information (Office document, 24kB) (Word doc, 47KB)
UK/EU/International Now closed

24 April 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 (Office document, 23kB) (Word doc, 23.5kB)
UK/EU Now closed 30 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 (Office document, 474kB) (Word doc, 475KB)

UK/EU

Now closed

 
1 June 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

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 2014/15 Home/EU/International    
Department of Classics
Morgan Scholarship

1x Home/EU fees cover.
Further information (Office document, 476kB) (Word doc, 477kB)

Home/EU/International Now closed 30 May 2014
MA in Composition for Film and Television BAFTA Scholarship Programme Up to £10,000 towards course fees for a year.  Further information UK Applicants should already be in receipt of an offer to study at Bristol. To apply for funding please apply directly to BAFTA 16 June 2014

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.