Sir Henry Thomas Scholarship for postgraduate study in Hispanic Studies

Level of study
Doctoral research, Postgraduate research masters
Subject area
Modern Languages and Cultures
EU, Overseas (Non-EU), UK
Type of Award
Deadline for applying
Closed 15/08/2017 (Note: competition closed for this year)

Award Description

We are seeking applications from outstanding candidates for a postgraduate scholarship for research in Hispanic Studies. We welcome submissions from prospective students intending to work in any area of Spanish, Latin American, Caribbean or Lusophone studies.

The Scholarship is offered for one year in the first instance but can be renewed for a maximum period of three years subject to satisfactory progress. This is a full-time award towards either a PhD or MA by Research for students starting their research (existing students are not eligible to apply).

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

Please direct queries on the scholarship to: Professor Francis Lough in the Department of Modern Languages.

Value of Award

The Sir Henry Thomas Scholarship currently has an annual value of £14,000, including tuition fees and a stipend. The successful candidate would commence study between September 2017 and January 2018.

Please note, for international students, the scholarship would be offered as a contribution towards fees. 

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.

How to Apply

In order to apply, you must first have completed an application to study. In order to do so, please visit our MA by Research/PhD Hispanic Studies course listing, and select 'How to Apply' under Course Details. 

Once you have applied for the programme of study, please complete the application form below, and return the completed form to by 4pm on Tuesday 15 August 2017.

Your application must also be supported by two references. It is your responsibility as the applicant to forward the reference form below to both nominated referees, and advise them that references must be returned to by the application deadline of 4pm on Tuesday 15 August 2017. Applications without references will not be considered.