Student scholarships

Student scholarships


 The Faculty of Humanities at University of Southampton (UK) is offering postgraduate scholarships and studentships funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) through their Block Grant Partnership (BGP) scheme, the University of Southampton; the Faculty of Humanities and their partners.

The Faculty has AHRC awards for prospective postgraduate students at Masters and Doctoral level within the following subject areas: Archaeology, European Language and Culture, English, Film studies, History, Linguistics, Music.

The Faculty also has studentships and scholarships available for Master’s and Doctoral study in any of its seven disciplines and across a range of interdisciplinary centres including Archaeology, Eighteenth Century Studies, English, Film, History, Jewish History and Culture, Linguistics, Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Modern Languages, Music, Philosophy, Transnational Studies.

Details and eligibility: AHRC awards are available for the duration of a postgraduate course and for up to three years full-time or five years part-time for Doctoral students. UK students who satisfy certain residency criteria are eligible to apply for full awards covering fees and maintenance. (Full-time maintenance was £13,590 a year for Doctoral awards in 2011). Students from EU countries other than the UK are eligible to apply for fees-only awards unless they satisfy certain residency criteria. Other awards range from £1,000 to full tuition fee and maintenance scholarships. Awards are available to UK, EU and international applicants.

How to apply: Candidates need to submit an application to study at the University of Southampton and a funding application form. For details on how to apply to study at the University of Southampton, The funding application form is available at

Please note that, to be eligible for consideration for an award, candidates must have also submitted an application to study at the University of Southampton. All awards are made on a competitive basis.

Application deadline: The closing date for all applications is February 24, 2012. For further information, visit:

University of Exeter

The University of Exeter Business School is offering scholarships for Doctoral Students. The Business School is inviting applications for fully-funded PhD studentships to start in October 2012. The studentships cover all fees for three years of full time study, plus an annual payment of £13,590 maintenance a year. The five awards are:

PhD studentship in Accounting
PhD studentship in Finance
PhD studentship in Leadership
PhD studentship in Economics
PhD studentship in Management

Selection criteria: Candidates should have an appropriate degree with a significant quantitative component of class 2:1 or above (first class).

English language minimum requirements for this studentship: 7.0. Personal qualities should also include the ability to work independently and a high degree of motivation is necessary to complete a PhD in three years.

Apart from an online form you would need the following documents to apply

Covering letter
Research proposal
IELTS/TOEFL certificate (where applicable)
Details of 2 referees

How to apply: For more details on how to apply, and further information on each award,visit
For more information on these studentships, the university,  and other activities in India and other courses on offer, send an e-mail to:
Application deadline: February 17, 2012