Woltmann Research Masters Scholarship

Level of study
Postgraduate research masters
Subject area
Modern Languages and Cultures
EU, Overseas (Non-EU), UK
Type of Award
Deadline for applying
Closed 05/04/2024 (Note: competition closed for this year)

Award Description

The Department of Modern Languages is pleased to offer up to five Home fees-only bursaries for students beginning research Masters programmes (MA by Research, MRes) in 2024-25, available from the Paul and Henry Woltmann Bequest.

Value of Award

The bursaries will cover the cost of Home fees (or a contribution towards International fees).

Eligibility Criteria

These bursaries are available for full-time and part-time on campus study (MRes or MA by Research) and Distance Learning MA by Research. Applications in all fields of study are welcome, but preference may be given to applications in the following particularly vibrant departmental research areas:

  • (Peripheral) Modernisms
  • The Global South
  • Exile, Migration and/or Cultural Memory
  • Digital Cultures/Digital Humanities in Modern Languages
  • Romance linguistics
  • Literature and Popular Culture
  • Environmental Humanities and Modern Languages
  • Literature and the Visual Arts
  • Histories, languages and cultures before 1700

Applications from BME candidates are particularly welcome.

Please check our programme details and staff research profiles. We advise making contact with a prospective supervisor before applying for the bursary. 

The bursaries are available to students who commence their study at the start of the 2024 academic year. These awards are not available to current Masters students.

How to Apply

In order to apply, you must have completed an application to study. You will then need to complete our online funding application form. Your application must also be supported by two references.

For detailed advice and to complete the online funding application and funding reference forms, please visit our College of Arts and Law scholarships how to apply page.

The deadline for applying is Friday 05 April 2024 at 4pm GMT.

By applying, you will be automatically considered for relevant College of Arts and Law scholarships. Only complete applications submitted before the deadline will be considered.