Sir Henry Thomas Scholarship for postgraduate study in Modern Languages

Level of study
Doctoral research
Subject area
Modern Languages and Cultures
EU, Overseas (Non-EU), UK
Type of Award
Deadline for applying
Closed 11/01/2023 (Note: competition closed for this year)

Award Description

We are seeking applications from outstanding candidates for a postgraduate scholarship for research in Modern Languages. We welcome submissions from prospective students intending to work in any area of Modern Languages.

Further details relating to the Department and the wide range of research listings can be found on our website.

Value of Award

The Sir Henry Thomas Scholarship provides Home fees and a stipend of £12,100 for three years, subject to satisfactory progress.  The successful candidate would commence study between September 2023 and January 2024.

International students can apply and if successful the Home fee will be a contribution to the Overseas Fee.

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates should have a first class or upper second class degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject.  To apply for the Doctoral award candidates should also have completed, or be completing, a masters degree in a relevant subject.

This award is not available to current Doctoral students.

How to Apply

Applications for all Doctoral Scholarships for the College of Arts and Law should be submitted through the Arts and Humanities Research Council funding website. Students can find more information about Arts and Humanities Research Council funding through the Midlands4Cities Doctoral Training Partnership website. All eligible Arts and Humanities Research Council funding applications and Economic and Social Research Council funding will be considered for the Music Scholarship. Please note that other schemes are available that have alternative processes and may require a separate application.

For queries specifically related to your application please email

The deadline to submit an application is at 12 noon on 11 January 2023.