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Postgraduate Scholarships in Arts and Social Sciences 2017, Lancaster University, UK


Deadline:

February 10, 2017


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About

A number of Faculty Postgraduate bursaries and scholarships are available for students wishing to study for a Masters degree, a Masters Degree followed by a PhD (“1+3”), or for a PhD degree within the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.

The shortlisting of awards is administered by individual departments. Applicants wishing to be considered for these awards should contact their prospective department for details of the application process. All applicants must already hold an offer of a place to study in any department in the Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences before applying for a scholarship, and be due to commence their studies during the 2017-18 academic year.

A variety of scholarships will be awarded up to the level of a fees bursary plus £15,000 maintenance.

Terms and Conditions

Faculty MA scholarships 2017 terms and conditions

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is pleased to offer a number of Faculty Masters Scholarships (fees-only) to outstanding UK, EU and Overseas applicants wishing to undertake a Masters level programme within the Faculty. Outstanding applicants to both full-time and part-time Masters Programmes will be considered. Award will be paid in the form of a fee-waiver for one year for full-time programmes, and will be calculated on a pro-rata basis for part-time programmes.

Applicants wishing to be considered for these awards should complete the Faculty Scholarship application form and send it to their admitting department by the deadline stated on their respective departmental website. All applicants must already hold an offer of a place to study in any department in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and should be due to commence their studies during the 2017-18 academic year. Applicants may only apply for an award for a programme on which they are not already registered.

Terms of the awards

The terms of the award are as follows:

1. Award holders must be registered on a Masters programme in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.
2. Where an applicant has been made a conditional offer of a place on a programme, any award will be conditional upon the programme conditions being met.
3. Scholarships will not be paid to holders of UK Research Council studentships or the equivalent thereof. The Faculty reserves the right to withhold the unpaid portion of any bursary in the event that the holder succeeds in securing alternative external funding at any time during the period covered by the award.
4. Awards are made subject to continuing satisfactory progress as a Masters student and may be withdrawn at any time if progress is deemed to be unsatisfactory.
5. This award must be taken up in the year in which it is awarded. Applicants who wish to defer the start of their studies to the following academic year will not be able to retain the award and will have to re-apply to the competition in the following year, should an award be available. Applicants should inform the Faculty Postgraduate Admissions Office of their decision at the earliest possible stage, in writing, by letter or e-mail.
6. Students holding this award and wishing to intercalate during their studies must apply in writing to the Associate Dean for Postgraduate Studies for permission to do so, in addition to seeking the permission of their Head of Department.

Faculty 1+3 scholarships 2017 terms and conditions

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is pleased to be able offer a number of Faculty Scholarships to outstanding UK and EU applicants wishing to undertake a Masters programme followed by a PhD programme within the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Awards will be made for four years, subject to satisfactory progress, and pro-rata for part-time programmes.

Applicants wishing to be considered for these awards should complete the Faculty Scholarship application form and send it to their admitting department by the deadline stated on their respective departmental website. All applicants must already hold an offer of a place to study in any department in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and should be due to commence their studies during the 2017-18 academic year. Applicants may only apply for an award for a programme on which they are not already registered.

Terms of the awards

The terms of the award are as follows:

1. Award holders must be registered on a Masters programme and hold an offer to study on a PhD programme, both within the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.
2. Where an applicant has been made a conditional offer of a place on a programme, any award will be conditional upon the programme conditions being met.
3. 1+3 Awards are made subject to continuing satisfactory progress and may be withdrawn at any time if progress is deemed to be unsatisfactory.
4. Scholarships will not be paid to holders of UK Research Council studentships or the equivalent thereof. The Faculty reserves the right to withhold the unpaid portion of any bursary in the event that the holder succeeds in securing alternative external funding at any time during the period covered by the award.
5. Award holders will normally be required to undertake work in their Department, as a condition of their award. This varies depending on the level of support:

• Fees only award Zero hours per week
• Fees plus £5,000 up to 3 hours per week
• Fees plus £5,000 < up to 6 hours per week

6. This award must be taken up in the year in which it is awarded. Applicants who wish to defer the start of their studies to the following academic year will not be able to retain the award and will have to re-apply to the competition in the following year, should an award be available. Applicants should inform the Faculty Postgraduate Admissions Office of their decision at the earliest possible stage, in writing, by letter or e-mail.
7. Students holding this award and wishing to intercalate during their studies must apply in writing to the Associate Dean for Postgraduate Studies for permission to do so, in addition to seeking the permission of their Head of Department.
8. Students who withdraw or are excluded from their programme of study after registration will be liable to pay back a proportion of their maintenance award. This amount will be calculated on a pro-rata basis.

 

Faculty Research scholarships 2017 terms and conditions

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is pleased to offer a number of Faculty Research Scholarships to outstanding UK, EU and Overseas applicants wishing to undertake doctoral study within the Faculty. Faculty Research Scholarships will be made for up to three years, subject to satisfactory progress, and pro-rata for part-time programmes.

Applicants wishing to be considered for these awards should complete the Faculty Scholarship application form and send it to their admitting department by the deadline stated on their respective departmental website. All applicants must already hold an offer of a place to study in any department in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and should be due to commence their studies between October 2017 and January 2018. Applicants may only apply for an award for a programme on which they are not already registered.

Terms of the awards

The terms of the award are as follows:

1. Award holders must be registered on a doctoral programme in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.
2. Where an applicant has been made a conditional offer of a place on a programme, any award will be conditional upon the programme conditions being met.
3. Faculty Research Scholarships are made subject to continuing satisfactory progress and may be withdrawn at any time if progress is deemed to be unsatisfactory.
4. Scholarships will not be paid to holders of UK Research Council studentships, or the equivalent thereof. The Faculty reserves the right to withhold the unpaid portion of any bursary in the event that the holder succeeds in securing alternative external funding at any time during the period covered by the award.
5. Award holders will normally be required to undertake work in their Department, as a condition of their award. This varies depending on the level of support:

• Fees only award Zero hours per week
• Fees plus £5,000 up to 3 hours per week
• Fees plus £5,000 < up to 6 hours per week

6. Applicants wishing to defer the start of their programme must apply in writing to the Associate Dean for Postgraduate Studies for permission to do so. Any deferral beyond January 2018 will result in the loss of the award for that academic year.
7. If an applicant is unable to take up their award in the year in which it was awarded, it will be rescinded and they will have to re-apply to the competition in the following year, should an award be available. Applicants should inform the Faculty Postgraduate Admissions Office of their decision at the earliest possible stage, in writing, by letter or e-mail.
8. Students holding this award and wishing to intercalate during their studies must apply in writing to the Associate Dean for Postgraduate Studies for permission to do so, in addition to seeking the permission of their Head of Department.
9. Students who withdraw or are excluded from their programme of study after registration will be liable to pay back a proportion of their maintenance award. This amount will be calculated on a pro-rata basis.

Eligibility: All full-time and part-time students with an offer of a place of study

Deadlines                                                 

Educational Research: 3 March 2017
English & Creative Writing: 3 March 2017
History: 3 March 2017
Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts (LICA) - Masters; PhD: 3 March 2017
Languages & Cultures: 3 March 2017
Law School: 10 February 2017
Linguistics & English Language - Masters; PhD: 3 March 2017
Politics, Philosophy & Religion (PPR): 3 March 2017
Sociology - Masters; PhD: 3 March 2017

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Publish Date
November 16, 2016




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