The Warburg Institute invites enquiries and applications for the award of the Fritz Saxl Doctoral Studentship for the period from October 2017 to September 2020.
Applications are welcome from candidates of any nationality. Applicants should possess, or be about to receive, an MA degree or equivalent. The Fritz Saxl Studentship will be awarded on the basis of outstanding academic performance, the quality of the research proposal and promise of scholarly excellence.
The Fritz Saxl Studentship has been established to support an outstanding PhD applicant who wishes to conduct their research at the Warburg Institute and has applied to register for a PhD at the Institute. The successful applicant will have an outstanding research proposal and a genuine and demonstrable interest in being supervised by a member of the Warburg Institute faculty. The award will be made for entry in Autumn 2017 and will include:
- The full payment of tuition fees at Home/EU levels (worth up to £6,240 per year at 2017/18 rates) for three years.
- A maintenance stipend worth £16,000 at 2017/18 rates for a period of three years.
Applicants for the Fritz Saxl Doctoral Studentship must have submitted an application for registration as a PhD student at the Warburg Institute to commence in October 2017. The Fritz Saxl Doctoral Studentship is only open to new applicants for a PhD and not for continuing PhD students.
How to apply
There is no application form. Applications should be made by signed and dated letter addressed to Ms C E Charlton, Associate Director (Administration), The Warburg Institute, Woburn Square, London WC1H 0AB. Your letter of application should contain a clear and comprehensive statement setting out your reasons for applying for the Studentship and a copy of your research proposal should be supplied with the letter. You should also indicate clearly in your on line PhD application form that it is your intention to apply for the Fritz Saxl Studentship.
Candidates must submit their application for the award of a Fritz Saxl Studentship at the same time as they submit their application for registration as a PhD student at the Warburg Institute. Applications must be submitted by no later than 23 June 2017.
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