College of Arts and Law Distance Learning Research Bursaries

Level of Study: Doctoral research, Postgraduate research masters
Subject area: Arts and Law
Nationality: EU, Overseas (Non-EU), UK
Type of Award: University
Deadline for applying: 24/04/2015

Award Description

 The College of Arts and Law is please to be able to offer a number of Distance Learning bursaries for research students, studying PhD, MA by Research or MRes programmes by distance learning in 2015-16. 

These are one-off awards, although students are invited to apply each year, including those who are existing members of the student body. These awards are available to both home/EU and overseas students studying in all Schools in the College: 

English, Drama, American and Canadian Studies

History and Cultures 

Languages, Cultures, Art History and Music


Philosophy, Theology and Religion

Value of Award

One-off award of £2,000 for full-time home/EU students, and £3,000 for full-time overseas students. The value of the award will be adjusted pro-rata for part-time students. 

Eligibility Criteria

These bursaries are open to students applying for full-time or part-time distance learning PhD, MA by Research or MRes programmes, worldwide.

How to Apply

In order to apply, you must first have completed an application to study. In order to do so, please select a course from our Coursefinder listings, and select 'How to Apply under Course Details. 

Once you have done so, please select the relevant application form below and return completed to by 4pm on 24th April 2015. Applicants for MA by Research or MRes programmes should complete the M-Level form, while PhD applicants should complete the PhD form. 

- Distance Learning M-Level Research Bursary Application Form
- Distance Learning PhD Bursary Application Form

Your application must also be supported by two references. It is your responsibility as the applicant to forward the reference form to both nominated referees, and advise them that both references must be returned to by 4pm on 24th April 2015.  

- Distance Learning M-Level Bursary Reference Form
- Distance Learning PhD Bursary Reference Form

Further Information

If you have any further information, please email or telephone 0121 414 8442.