PhD opportunities at Leeds

RESEARCH POSTGRADUATE FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES IN PRHS AT LEEDS 2014/15
(see also those listed here)
 

The School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science at the University of Leeds is pleased to remind potential applicants for postgraduate study of a range of funding opportunities for its full-time and part-time PhD and MA programmes for 2014-15 entry. 

 

**PLEASE NOTE: the deadlines for University of Leeds International Research Scholarships (20 January 2014) and WRoCAH AHRC funding (3 February 2014) are rapidly approaching.**

 

Those interested in applying are strongly encouraged to attend (pre- or post-application) the university’s Postgraduate Open Day on 14 February 2014 (http://www.leeds.ac.uk/info/125154/), when they will have opportunity to meet potential supervisors, current postgraduates, and the postgraduate team, or to visit the school at another time by arrangement.  You are also recommended to contact potential supervisors by email, either directly or through the relevant postgraduate research tutor:

 

Dr Pekka Vayrynen for Philosophy (p.vayrynen@leeds.ac.uk)

Dr Juha Saatsi for History and Philosophy of Science (j.t.saatsi@leeds.ac.uk)

Dr Jamie Dow for Applied Ethics (j.dow@leeds.ac.uk)

Dr Johanna Stiebert for Theology and Religious Studies (j.stiebert@leeds.ac.uk)

 For enquiries about PhDs in Ancient Philosophy, it is best to copy in both Pekka Vayrynen and Jamie Dow.

For more information about postgraduate study in Philosophy, Religion, and History of Science at Leeds see http://www.leeds.ac.uk/arts/info/125022/postgraduate. 

 

 

Funding opportunities include the following:

 

1. WHITE ROSE COLLEGE OF THE ARTS & HUMANITIES AHRC STUDENTSHIPS (3 February 2014)

 

Following the announcement that the White Rose College of the Arts & Humanities (WRoCAH) has received £19m from the AHRC to establish a Doctoral Training Partnership that will create over 300 PhD studentships and join the expertise of the Universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York, we are delighted to announce a range of AHRC-funded PhD opportunities in the School of Philosophy, Religion, and History of Science.

 

Applicants for an AHRC studentship must have applied for a place of study and have discussed their funding application with their prospective School. They may only apply for AHRC funding at one of Leeds, Sheffield or York. The studentship application form and details of how to apply are only available from the WRoCAH website http://www.arts-and-humanities.whiterose.ac.uk/.

 

AHRC studentship applications will open on 8 November 2013, and must be submitted by midnight GMT on 3 February 2014. Successful applicants will be notified by the end of April 2014.

 

2. UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIPS–18 IN TOTAL (20 January 2014)

 

3. TWO SCHOOL OF PHILOSOPHY, RELIGION, AND HISTORY OF SCIENCE SCHOLARSHIPS–HOME FEES + £14,000 MAINTENANCE OR EQUIVALENT (14 MARCH 2014)

 

4. TWO UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIPS–FOR HOME/EU STUDENTS (14 MARCH 2014)

 

5. MANGOLETSI FULL-FEE MA BY RESEARCH BURSARY–FOR PROJECTS IN THE AREA OF THEORETICAL PHILOSOPHY (9 MAY 2014)

 

6. BILBROUGH FULL-FEE MA BURSARY (INC. MA BY RESEARCH)–IN THE AREA OF THEOLOGY & RELIGIOUS STUDIES (9 MAY 2014)

 
7. IDEA CETL SCHOLARSHIPS IN ETHICS. 2 SCHOLARSHIPS, ONE OF WHICH IS IN THE BROAD AREA OF LEADERSHIP ETHICS.
 

For regularly updated information on upcoming awards and deadlines, including application procedures, see the University of Leeds Postgraduate Scholarships site http://scholarships.leeds.ac.uk/.

 

Correspondence regarding application procedures may be directed to prhs_pgenquiries@leeds.ac.uk.

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