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Scholarship Award Holders 2016

Meet our fully funded MPhil/PhD Postgraduate Research Scholarship Award Holders

The School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy (SSHP) offers an invigorating educational experience built upon our international reputation for research and our excellent teaching. The School's research places it amongst the best in the UK. With a strong reputation for research that traverses interdisciplinary boundaries, the SSHP is a natural home for students wishing to pursue innovative, challenging and sometimes provocative research projects.

In order to support research students with the most rigorous and intellectually exciting proposals, every year the College and the School offer a number of fully funded postgraduate research opportunities. These are highly competitive with applicants facing a number of stages in the competition: first, to be offered a place to study for a doctorate; second, to be ranked highly enough by specialist disciplinary experts to be put forward for the competition; and third, to be selected by a panel of the Executive Dean, Assistant Dean for Research and Assistant Dean for Postgraduate Research Students.

In 2016 the successful applicants were: