Stanley Ray Scholarships

Level of study
Doctoral research, Postgraduate research masters
Subject area
English Language and Linguistics, English Literature, Modern Languages and Cultures, Music
EU, Overseas (Non-EU), UK
Type of Award
Deadline for applying
Closed 22/03/2019 (Note: competition closed for this year)

Award Description

The Stanley Ray scholarships were established thanks to the generosity of the late Stanley Ray. These awards are open to UK, EU or Overseas applicants studying full or part-time research programmes which commence in September 2019. 

Value of Award

There are two scholarships of £10,000 to award per annum for full-time students or £5,000 for part-time students. For UK/EU students, this award would cover tuition fees and a small monthly maintenance.  For overseas students, this would be awarded as a tuition fee contribution.

Eligibility Criteria

These awards are open to UK, EU or Overseas applicants studying campus-based research programmes which commence in September 2019 in any of the following Schools in the College of Arts and Law:

  • English, Drama and American and Canadian Studies
  • History and Cultures
  • Languages, Cultures, Art History and Music
  • Philosophy, Theology and Religion

However, preference is given to applicants studying English Literature, French, Music or Shakespeare Studies.

Applications for funding can only be considered alongside an application to study.

How to Apply

In order to apply, you must have completed an application to study. You will then need to complete our online application form. Your application must also be supported by two references.
For detailed advice and to complete the online application form, please visit our College of Arts and Law scholarships how to apply page.

The deadline for applying is 4pm on Friday 1 March for Doctoral Researchers or 4pm on Friday 22 March for Masters by Research.

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

Further information

If you have any further queries, please email or telephone 0121 414 8442 or 0121 414 6627.