The University of Leicester is glad to announce its Stanley Burton Centre PhD Scholarships for PhD students in Holocaust and Genocide Studies starting February 2019. This scholarship is open to suitable new UK/EU and International (i.e., outside the EU) applicants. it is a tuition fee waiver.
The Stanley Burton Centre PhD Scholarships is open to new postgraduate researchers ONLY – i.e., it is not open to existing postgraduate students.
The University of Leicester is one of the UK’s leading universities, committed to international excellence through the creation of world changing research and high quality, inspirational teaching. In 2008/2009 we were named the Times Higher Education’s University of the Year, with the judges describing the university as “elite without being elitist”. The School of History was ranked 6th in the UK for research in the 2014 Guardian REF League Table.
The Stanley Burton Centre for Holocaust and Genocide Studies – the oldest Holocaust research centre in the UK – is pleased to offer this scholarship for entry to its Doctor of
Philosophy (PhD) programme. The scholarship will pay full-time University UK/EU tuition fees for three years (pro-rata for part-time study).
The successful applicant’s research project will be supervised by a member of staff in the
Stanley Burton Centre for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, part of the University’s School of History.
What You Need to Know About University of Leicester PhD Scholarship
This scholarship is open to suitable new UK/EU and International (i.e., outside the EU) applicants. Please note that the award covers tuition fees at the UK rate only.
International applicants (and those not eligible to pay UK tuition fees) must demonstrate at the time of their application that they can fund the difference in tuition fee rates.
The scholarship is for full- or part-time study (paid pro-rata in the case of part-time study). Owing to UK visa restrictions, international applicants are not normally able to study part-time. Applicants must be able to commence their studies in February 2019.
LEVEL / FIELD OF STUDY
Scholarship is available to pursue PhD program and The list of possible research areas includes:
- History of the Holocaust
- History of concentration camps, ghettoes and similar institutions
- Genocide Studies
- History of Germany/Germanophone Europe
- History of the Balkans
- The origins and consequences of mass violence
- Holocaust representation and memory
- The public and national memory of mass conflicts
- Media and the representation of mass violence
- Post-conflict memorialisation and heritage
This scholarship is to be taken in UK at The University of Leicester
This scholarship is open to suitable new UK/EU and International (i.e., outside the EU) applicants
The scholarship will pay full-time University UK tuition fees for three years (pro-rata for part-time study).
Stanley Burton Centre PhD Scholarships Requirements | The University of Leicester PhD Scholarship Eligibility.
- Applicants must have a first-class or high upper second-class honours degree (or equivalent qualification) in history or a relevant discipline and meet the University’s standard English language entry requirements.
- It is expected that applicants should also have a Masters degree with merit or distinction in a relevant discipline or be able to show evidence that they will achieve this before October 2018.
- Applicants should be able to demonstrate a strong interest in research and
- it is desirable that applicants be proficient in at least one language other than
- Presence in Leicester and involvement in the activities of the Burton Centre is a
- This scholarship is open to suitable new UK/EU and International (i.e., outside the EU)
- Applicants must be able to commence their studies in October 2018.
The scholarship will be renewed annually subject to the student successfully passing yearly evaluation.
The University of Leicester PhD Scholarship Application Procedure:
How to Apply: To apply, simply follow our five-point checklist:
- Define what you want to research and ensure this is compatible with the areas of research listed above.
- Applications should be accompanied by a thesis proposal of no more than 2000 words outlining the area to be studied, key debates within the field, and initial ideas on potential research methods and primary sources.
- Prepare your supporting documents (transcript of first degree marks, curriculum vitae).
- State in your application that you are applying for the History Fee Waiver Scholarship in Holocaust and Genocide Studies.
- Submit your online application. The online application can be found below.
The University of Leicester PhD Scholarship APPLICATION DEADLINE:
September 14, 2018