Level of Study: Postgraduate research masters
Subject area: History
Nationality: EU, Overseas (Non-EU), UK
Type of Award: Charity/Trust
Deadline for applying: 25/04/2013

Award Description

The Edna Pearson Scholarship is awarded annually to a student studying for a full-time research Master's degree in History.

Value of Award

The awards covers tuition fees at UK/EU rates, and may include a contribution to living costs.

Eligibility Criteria

The award is open to those studying for a full-time research master’s degree in History. 

How to Apply

If you have already applied for Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) funding, or the main College of Arts and Law Master's Scholarships, then you do not need to apply for this funding separately. If your application for an AHRC award is unsuccessful, you will automatically be considered for one of the College scholarships, including the Edna Pearson Scholarship.

The forms for applying to the College of Arts and Law Master's Scholarships are available to download below:

Application form (.DOC - 163kb)

Reference form (.DOC - 79kb)

Application forms and references should be returned to:


The deadline for receipt of applications and references is 4pm, Thursday 25 April 2013.

Your application must be supported by two references. It is the responsibility of the applicant to forward the reference form to both nominated referees and advise them that references must be returned to calpg-research@contacts.bham.ac.uk by 4pm, Thursday 25 April. Further notes on submitting references are available on the scholarship application form.

Applications for funding will not be considered without an application to study

Further information

If you have any queries, please email calpg-research@contacts.bham.ac.uk or telephone +44 (0)121 414 8442. 


Doctoral Research Enquiry Service
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