Fully Funded University of Leicester International Scholarship in UK 2023
Deadline:1 August 2022
Study in:United Kingdom
Provider:University Of Leicester
Study Level:PhD ,Postgraduate
Subjets: Subjects offered by the university
Funding Types:Fully Funded Scholarships
To support students to complete their education in the UK, the University of Leicester has decided to award ERC-Funded PhD Studentships in Childhood in Iron and Viking Age Scandinavia. University of Leicester International Scholarship is open for the academic year 2022/2023.
The PhD researcher will develop and conduct a programme of research on the diversity of childhood experiences and roles in Iron and Viking Age Scandinavia. This will include the generation of primary data, analysis of that data, and the writing of a PhD dissertation.
Established in 1957, the University of Leicester is a public research university based in Leicester, England. The main campus is south of the city center, adjacent to Victoria Park. The university has research groups in astrophysics, biochemistry and genetics. It also has a lively and worthwhile environment for studying that prepares students for their future.
This 3-year ERC Studentship provides:
UK/International tuition fee waiver
Annual stipend of £16,500
Research allowance (for books, conferences, etc.) to be used in discussion with PI
Eligible Countries: All nationalities are eligible for this University of Leicester International Scholarship.
Eligible Course or Subjects: PhD degree in Childhood in Iron and Viking Age Scandinavia offered by the university
Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following criteria:
Previous research experience with the periods, regions, and/or themes of the Body-Politics project.
Experience working with primary archaeological sources of evidence, e.g. skeletal remains, objects and/or excavation data.
Ability to read a Scandinavian language, or aptitude to learn.
A previous study of either late prehistoric/early medieval northern Europe OR archaeological approaches to childhood.
How to Apply: To apply for the programme, students must be admission to the PhD degree programme at the University of Leicester. After being registered, candidates will use the ‘Apply’ button to apply for the award.
Supporting Documents: Students must have to submit the following:
Degree Certificates and Transcripts
Details of any study currently being undertaken
Covering letter including a brief personal statement outlining your background and motivation (2-page max)
Enter contact details of two academic referees in the boxes provided or upload reference letters if already obtained
Include the Studentship project title and project supervisor name in the space provided in the Proposal section.
Admission Requirements: Applicants must have a required UK bachelor’s degree with at least 2:1 in a relevant subject or international equivalent or a strong master’s degree in archaeology or a closely related discipline.
Language Requirement: Students need to demonstrate that they have a good level of written and spoken English.