University of Sheffield offers British Library PhD scholarship on the project “Freedom, oppression and resistance: Evolving stories in South African political ephemera and propaganda, 1948-2004”. UK, EU and International Applicants can apply for this scholarship. Awards are tenable for a maximum of three years, subject to satisfactory progress. The application deadline is 31st May 2013.
Study Subject(s): Scholarships are provided on the project of Freedom, oppression and resistance: Evolving stories in South African political ephemera and propaganda, 1948-2004. Course Level: This scholarship is available for pursuing research program. Scholarship Provider: University of Sheffield, UK Scholarship can be taken at: UK
Eligibility: –Academic requirements – applicants should have, or expect to achieve, a first or upper second class UK honours degree or equivalent qualifications gained outside the UK in an appropriate area of study. -Allowed study options – applicants should be registering on the first year of their PhD with the University on a British Library Scholarship research project. -Residency restrictions – awards are open to UK, EU and international applicants. International applicants will required to prove that they have sufficient funds to cover the difference between the UK/EU and Overseas tuition fees.
Scholarship Open for International Students: UK, EU and International Applicants can apply for this scholarship.
The British Library Scholarships arise from the special relationship the University has with the British Library. They are intended to support projects that draw significantly on both the holdings and expertise of the British Library. As a consequence, successful students will be jointly supervised by staff at the University of Sheffield and at the British Library (with the Sheffield academic acting as the lead supervisor). Freedom, oppression and resistance: Evolving stories in South African political ephemera and propaganda, 1948-2004 – supervised by Dr Daniel Hammett and Professor Charles Pattie (Department of Geography, University of Sheffield) and Ian Cooke (British Library). Entrepreneurs, popular music and the web: the revaluation and monetisation of the vinyl archive – supervised by Dr Darragh O’Reilly (Management School, University of Sheffield), Dr David Patmore (Department of Music, University of Sheffield) and Andy Linehan (Popular Music Curator, British Library) – to be advertised shortly.
Number of award(s): Not Known
Duration of award(s): Awards are tenable for a maximum of three years, subject to satisfactory progress.
What does it cover? –A British Library Scholarship award will cover the cost of the UK/EU tuition fees and provide an annual, tax-free maintenance stipend at the standard UK research rate, which for 2013-14 will be £13,726. In addition, all students will receive a Research Training Support Grant of £500 for expenses related to their research, such as travel, conferences, books, consumables and equipment. -International applicants will be required to pay the difference between the UK/EU tuition fee and the Overseas tuition fee. -Awards are tenable for a maximum of three years, subject to satisfactory progress.
Selection criteria: Not Known
Notification: Not Known
How to Apply: The mode of applying is by electronically.
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 31st May 2013.
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