Stanley Ray Scholarships

Level of study
Doctoral research, Postgraduate research masters
Subject area
English Language and Linguistics, English Literature, Modern Languages and Cultures, Music, Philosophy, Theology and Religion
EU, Overseas (Non-EU), UK
Type of Award
Deadline for applying
Closed 23/03/2020 (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 and Overseas applicants studying full or part-time research programmes which commence in September 2020. 

Value of Award

Two scholarships of £10,000 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 and Overseas applicants studying campus-based research programmes which commence in September 2020 in any of the following Schools within  the College of Arts and Law:

  • English, Drama and Creative 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.

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. 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 Monday 2 March 2020 for Doctoral Researchers or 4pm on Monday 23 March 2020 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.


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