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Research Institute for Humanties Studentships, Keele University, UK

Research studentships are offered to students wishing to undertake a postgraduate programme.  All studentships are highly competitive and you should ensure (and demonstrate) that there is a good match between your own qualifications and interests and those being sought for the particular studentship. Research Institute for Humanities Studentships Reference number: RIHUMS – 2011/12 Abstract. Applications are invited for studentships within any of research areas of the Research Institute:

  • English and Creative Writing
  • History
  • Music and Music Technology
  • American Literature and History
  • Cultural and Media Studies
  • Scholarship Application Deadline: 15 May 2011.

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    University of Kent – Paris Scholarship, UK: Humanities, including: Comparative Literature, French and Comparative Literature, Creative Writing, Modern French Studies, Modern History, Postcolonial Studies, English and American Literature, Film Studies

    The University of Kent at Paris has a range of unique and innovative cross-disciplinary postgraduate programmes in the Humanities, including: Comparative Literature, French and Comparative Literature, Creative Writing, Modern French Studies, Modern History, Postcolonial Studies, English and American Literature, Film Studies

    Combining taught programmes and a dissertation, they allow you to share your year between Canterbury and Paris.

    Students applying for a place on any one of the Kent at Paris MA programmes may apply for an award from the Paris Scholarship fund, currently valued at over £5,000.

    Candidates must hold a good Honours degree (First or 2.1) or a Master’s degree at merit or distinction in a relevant subject or equivalent. The scholarship is open to all full-time postgraduate applicants. UK, EU and overseas fee paying students are invited to apply.

    Candidates must hold an offer of a place for a full-time University of Kent at Paris MA for the 2011-12 academic year.

    To be eligible for this studentship, candidates must make a formal application for postgraduate study at the University of Kent. This can be done online

    Candidates must also send a letter of motivation, not exceeding 1,000 words, stating why they wish to join their chosen Kent at Paris MA programme.

    Scholarship Application Deadline:Contact Employer

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    International Excellence Award in the Department of Civil Engineering, University of Strathclyde, UK

    For September 2011 entry, 1 x £1,000 International Excellence Award is available to an outstanding-calibre overseas student for the MSc and MRes degrees offered by the Department of Civil Engineering. In order to be eligible for short-listing for one of these prestigious awards, you should submit a one page supporting statement  via the Department’s application process (please access the link below). The award will be allocated based on quality, but early application is advisable. Please click on the link here for details on how to apply. The Department of Civil Engineering/David Livingstone Centre for Sustainability is offering a £1,000 award to attract the best international student to our innovative MSc and MRes courses.
    Strathclyde is a leading technological University and the Department of Civil Engineering has unique postgraduate programmes on offer: the MSc in Environmental Entrepreneurship is the first in Europe; the MSc in Environmental Forensics is supported by the best-equipped environmental forensics labs in the UK; and the syllabus of the MSc in Geotechnics has been designed in consultation with industry to incorporate the most modern methods of analysis, using industry-standard software, such as PLAXIS, ReWard and GeoSlope.
    The 2014 Commonwealth Games, the Clyde Waterfront Regeneration and the Sustainable Glasgow Programme make Glasgow a ‘happening place’ for the study of Civil Engineering and environmental-related topics. With its vibrant City Centre location and easy access to stunning Scottish countryside, the University of Strathclyde is the ideal place to undertake a one-year postgraduate degree.

    Scholarship Application Deadline: The closing date for applications for the International Excellence Award is expected to be late May 2011.

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