Spam: Postgraduate Research Funding Opportunities at the University of Leeds 2014/15

The University of Leeds has recently announced a large number of Anniversary Research Scholarships for 2014 and 2015 entry. To celebrate the University’s 110th anniversary, a total of 110 new research scholarships will be available for each of these two years of entry.
This has been made possible by an additional investment of more than £10m, supported by the University.

Outstanding scholars from any discipline are invited to apply for the funding but further information on supervision available in Theology & Religious Studies (including the study of Contemporary Islam and Muslims in Britain) can be found here: http://www.leeds.ac.uk/arts/people/20049/theology_and_religious_studies/ +
http://www.leeds.ac.uk/arts/coursefinder/20812/PhD_in_Theology_and_Religious_Studies?from=125149&categoryID=20049 + http://www.leeds.ac.uk/arts/profile/20049/416/seán_mcloughlin.

To be considered for one of our scholarships you must meet the eligibility criteria and submit a scholarship application form by the relevant deadline: 30 April 2014 (23:59 UK time). Download the full eligibility criteria and an application form from http://www.leeds.ac.uk/rsa/postgraduate_scholarships/UoLARS-AppForm14.doc.

Successful applicants will receive payment to cover their University fees for a period of three years, along with a maintenance grant matching the Research Council UK rate. The total value of the three year scholarship is estimated at more than £50,000 per scholar.

You are recommended to contact potential supervisors by email before applying, either directly or through the postgraduate research tutor: Dr Johanna Stiebert (j.stiebert@leeds.ac.uk)

For more information about postgraduate study in Philosophy, Religion, and History of Science at Leeds see http://www.leeds.ac.uk/arts/info/125022/.

For regularly updated information on upcoming awards and deadlines, including application procedures, see the University of Leeds Postgraduate Scholarships site http://scholarships.leeds.ac.uk/.

Correspondence regarding application procedures may be directed to prhs_pgenquiries@leeds.ac.uk.

Dr Seán McLoughlin
Senior Lecturer
School of Philosophy, Religion and the History of Science University of Leeds, LS2 9JT Email: s.mcloughlin@leeds.ac.uk