Sir Henry Thomas Scholarship for postgraduate study in Hispanic Studies

Level of study
Doctoral research
Subject area
Modern Languages and Cultures
EU, Overseas (Non-EU), UK
Type of Award
Deadline for applying
Closed 02/03/2020 (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.

This is a full-time award for students starting their doctoral research (current 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 provides Home/EU fees and a stipend of £11,000 for three years, subject to satisfactory progress.  The successful candidate would commence study between September 2020 and January 2021.

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

Open to new applicants only (not to current students).

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 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 Monday 2 March 2020 at 4pm.

By applying, you will be automatically considered for relevant College of Arts and Law scholarships. Applicants who have already applied for AHRC funding through the Midlands4Cities consortium will automatically be considered for one of these College awards, without submitting a separate application. However, if you have applied for ESRC funding, you will also need to make a separate application to the College of Arts and Law scholarships. Only complete applications submitted before the deadline will be considered. Please note, other schemes are available that may have alternative application processes.

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