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Applications for AHRC CHASE PhD studentships now open

The School of Arts at Birkbeck College, University of London is now accepting applications for the 2019-20 AHRC CHASE PhD studentships.

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The School of Arts is happy to announce that interested applicants are now welcome to submit applications for PhD studentship opportunities from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Consortium for the Humanities and the Arts South-east England (CHASE) programme.

Nine leading institutions are engaged in the CHASE network, which looks to establish a new and unique environment in which to undertake doctoral research. Last year, students from the School of Arts received four studentships while Birkbeck gained 12 studentships in total.

This year, 56 AHRC CHASE PhD studentships are available, designed to support discipline-based projects, but also interdisciplinary research and research in emergent fields and creative practice. Student funding is available for those considering research in Cultures and LanguagesEnglish, Theatre and Creative WritingFilm, Media and Cultural Studies and the History of Art.

The stipend is £15,009 (£17,009 for London-based universities). You will also have access to support funding to cover the costs of your research and professional development.

If you wish to apply for a CHASE studentship, you must have applied for doctoral study within the Department before Monday 13 January 2020, though it’s strongly recommended that you do so before Monday 2 December 2019. You will also need to apply using the online form on the AHRC CHASE website.

Applicants who wish to be considered for funding must attend an interview to discuss their proposal.

Contact us by email if you have any questions, otherwise, all information regarding the application process is online.

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