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MPhil Scholarship in Heritage Studies 2019, University of Cambridge, UK

University of Cambridge


April 07, 2019


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MPhil Scholarship in Heritage Studies (Fixed Term)

Applications are invited for a MPhil Scholarship in Heritage Studies to begin in October 2019.

Through a generous gift made by the Trustees of the Ashdon Village Museum the Department of Archaeology will offer a scholarship to be taken up by a student on the MPhil in Heritage Studies starting in October 2019. The recipient of the bursary will be known as the 'Ashdon Village Museum Scholar'.

Funding will cover the full cost of tuition fees at the Home/EU rate, provide a generous maintenance grant and support the student in their research expenses. As part of their course of study for the MPhil in Heritage Studies the recipient will undertake a project focussed on how the history of the people of Ashdown is told and the public engage with that history.

The bursary is open to all applicants to the MPhil in Heritage Studies who meet the requirements for admissions. Applicants to the MPhil in Heritage Studies are expected to have a high II.i honours degree from a UK institution or an equivalent degree from a non-UK institution. Students enter the MPhil in Heritage Studies from a range of backgrounds including Archaeology, History, Social Anthropology, Classics, International Relations and other cognate disciplines. The successful candidate will demonstrate a keen interest in the role of rural museums in the United Kingdom in the preservation and presentation of local history and within the wider heritage sector.

Applications should be submitted via the University of Cambridge Applicant Portal  noting that you wish to be considered for the scholarship in your reasons for applying. The deadline for receipt of complete applications is 7 April 2019 and shortlisted applicants will be invited to interview.

Informal email inquiries about the MPhil course and the scholarship can be directed to Mr Ben Davenport (

Please quote reference JD18238 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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March 11, 2019


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