This is to bring to the notice of the public that the Wolfson Foundation is pleased to announce three postgraduate research awards in the humanities – these will be for three areas in history, literature and languages for the 2019/20 academic year. Scholarships are only UK/EU applicants who are qualified.
UCL is London’s leading multidisciplinary university, with more than 13,000 staff and 38,000 students from 150 diverse countries. Established in 1826 in the heart of London, UCL was the first university in England to welcome students of any religion and the first to welcome women on equal terms with men.
Description of Scholarship
Deadline for Applications: January 25, 2019.
Degree level: Scholarships are open to those who seek to pursue a postgraduate research program.
Field of Study: Wolfson Scholarships will be available in three disciplines that are parallel with the Foundation’s interests: history, literature and languages.
Scholarship Award: Each student commencing in 2019/20 academic year will receive an overall of £86,250, which is equal to £28,750 per annum. The financial support available covers a take-home pay, fees and a research allowance.
Nationalities: Only Scholarships are only UK/EU applicants who are qualified.
Number of Scholarship: For the 2019/20 academic year, six awards will be offered.
Scholarship will be taken in the UK.
Departments in the faculties of Arts and Humanities and Social and Historical Sciences and the School of Slavonic and East European Studies are able to recommend students for the Wolfson Scholarships.
Wolfson Scholarships will be available in three disciplines that are parallel with the Foundation’s interests: history, literature and languages.
The scholarships are available for doctoral research only, and will be paid over three years (or up to six years part time). For full-time students, it is estimated that students complete their doctorate in three years.
Applicants should have a terrific academic record; usually a first class honors degree at undergraduate level and a Master’s degree from a recognized university in an equivalent field of study to their proposed doctoral research.
Scholarships are for students commencing their doctoral study at the start of the academic year 2019/20.
Requirements for English Language:
Applicants from outside the home country will frequently need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.
Procedures for Application
How to Apply: Departmental Graduate Tutors should send nominations (normally no more than three for any one subject discipline and up to a maximum of six per department/unit) to the Joint Faculty Office (j.noteboom-at-ucl.ac.uk) by Friday 25 January 2019.
Nominations should include the following:
- An hint of the subject discipline most relevant
- The full UCL PhD application form
- A research proposal of no more than 1000 words
- A letter from the planned supervisor confirming that they are willing to oversee the specific project outlined.