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University of Southampton Postgraduate Research International Bursaries 2011-2012, UK

Postgraduate Research Bursaries are available to both UK/EU and International students. These bursaries are usually £1,000 and are offered on a competitive basis. A statement explaining why you need this bursary is essential.
Two bursaries are available to full-time students who have accepted a place on a Postgraduate Research Programme (MPhil/PhD in Design or Fine Art) for the coming academic year and who are not in receipt of any other scholarship/bursary from Winchester School of Art These bursaries are for the first year only.
If you are a UK/EU applicant and you are eligible to apply for funding from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC:, you must do so before applying for Winchester School of Art funding.Otherwise, your application will not be considered. The only exception is when the deadline for applications to AHRC has already passed by the time you are offered a place on a Postgraduate Programme.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 15 July 2011

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2011 Phd and Postdoctoral Positions in Architecture and Fine Art, Norwegian University of Science Technology, Norway

The faculty of Architecture and Fine Art, NTNU, announces six Ph.d.- and one post doctor positions.As Norway’s primary university for the study of science, engineering and technology, and with equally strong arts and humanities programmes, NTNU is eager to welcome international PhD candidates to our research community. The university offers degrees in a range of doctoral programmes.

A master’s degree or similar qualifications enables you to apply for a PhD programme in a field related to your degree. The university typically allows 3 years for the completion of a PhD, but the position can be extended to 4 years, including a 25 percent work requirement that’s often fulfilled by teaching.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 11 April 2011

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2011 Master’s Programme in Arts and Humanities at University of Sussex, UK

Full awards (fees plus maintenance stipend) are open to UK Nationals, and EU students who can satisfy UK residency requirements. To be eligible for the full award, EU Nationals must have been in the UK for at least 3 years prior to the start of the course for which they are seeking funding, including for the purposes of full-time education.
EU Nationals who do not meet the above residency requirement are eligible for a fees-only award, provided that they have been ordinarily resident in the EU for at least 3 years prior to the start of their proposed programme of study.
Applicants must have gained an undergraduate degree from a recognised university, or be a current undergraduate expecting to graduate before 31 July 2011. Those applying for a doctoral award should normally have, or be studying for a Master’s degree. Please note that if successful you may be required to produce evidence of your qualifications at registration.
All candidates for an AHRC award/nomination at Sussex must do the following:
1.Apply for a postgraduate place for the specific programme via the standard Sussex application method. This application must be made before the AHRC studentship deadline. Candidates submitting to the Sussex application process who have not already applied for a postgraduate place at the University will be deemed ineligible.
2.Complete an additional AHRC application form [DOC] and submit this to the Doctoral School. The same form can be used for both a Doctoral and a Research Preparation Masters award. This application form covers all the information required for Sussex to make a nomination under our BGP award.

Scholarship Application Deadline:14th March 2011.

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