Postgraduate Studentships in Modern Greek Studies 2018-2019

Level of study
Doctoral research, Postgraduate research masters
Subject area
Classics and Ancient History, Modern Languages and Cultures
EU, Overseas (Non-EU), UK
Type of Award
Deadline for applying
Closed 15/06/2018 (Note: competition closed for this year)

Award Description

Thanks to a generous grant from the A G Leventis Foundation, three postgraduate studentships are available for students who wish to pursue a full-time higher degree programme (MA by Research or PhD) in the fields of Modern Greek (including Cypriot) literature, language, history and culture.  

Prospective candidates may contact Professor Dimitris Tziovas by email for advice on research topics for which supervision is available. 

Please visit the Centre for Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies pages for more information.

Value of Award

The studentships will cover University tuition fees for one year only (at the rate applicable to UK and EU students) and may be applied for annually subject to a satisfactory progress report.  Subsistence costs will not be covered.  

Eligibility Criteria

These awards are open to students worldwide for full-time, campus-based research in Modern Greek (including Cypriot) literature, language, history and culture .

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

To apply for an MA by Research, candidates should have a first class or upper second class degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject.  For a PhD, candidates should also have completed, or be completing, a master’s degree in a relevant subject. 

How to Apply

The deadline for receiving applications (including supporting documents) is 4pm on Friday 15 June 2018.

In order to apply, you must have completed an application to study. You will then need to complete the funding application form below, and return the completed form to by 4pm on Friday 15 June 2018. 

You are strongly advised to make your application to study as soon as possible. Applications for funding will not be considered without an application to study in place.

Funding application form

The application form is available to download here:

Application Form (Modern Greek Studies)

Supporting documents

Applicants are also asked to provide a detailed research proposal, two references and a transcript of qualifications.  These should be returned with the application form to by the deadline, 4pm on Friday 15 June 2018.