The SAHGB invites applications for a PhD Scholarship for this coming academic year, 2016/17.
Deadline: September 19, 2016.
SAHGB Scholars receive £13,500 p.a. and free membership of the Society whilst in receipt of the award. The only restriction on applicants is that they must be studying full-time at a United Kingdom university, or intending to study full-time, but they can apply at any stage of their research when scholarships are advertised. Part-time students, or those considering part-time study, are acceptable on condition they register for full-time study upon receipt of the award.
The scholarship is tenable a maximum of three years, renewable subject to satisfactory academic performance and to the Society’s finances. Funding will be directed to students on the basis of recognised financial need as well as merit. Applicants should not be in receipt of any other award, but exceptional cases will be considered.
The full Terms & Conditions of the PhD Scholarships can be found here.
How to Apply:
Applicants must submit, along with an online form on our website, the following:
· A copy of their current CV
· An outline of their research (max 750 words)
· A covering letter stating reasons for application
· Two references in support of the application
Further information on how to submit this information can be found on the Society’s website,where previous scholarship holder’s research areas are also outlined.
Questions concerning the scholarship may be directed to the Society’s Education Officer.