University of Edinburgh is offering John Orr Research Award / Scholarships for Uk Students & Citizens in any romance literature, language or dialect but preference may be given to those working in language studies. Students who will be entering their 4th year of PhD study in September 2014 will not be eligible to apply. The application deadline is 29 May 2015.
- Award is awarded for research in any romance literature, language or dialect.
- Awards available for postgraduate students to undertake research.
- University of Edinburgh, UK is providing scholarships for UK Students.
Eligibility: –The award is tenable by postgraduate students who are graduates of the University, registered as candidates for an intermediate or higher degree in the University, or will be registered as such in September 2015.
-Students who will be entering their 4th year of PhD study in September 2015 will not be eligible to apply. Applicants must normally be graduates of not more than five years’ standing.
- Scholarships for UK Students: Students of UK can apply for this scholarship.
What does it cover? The award, which shall not exceed £2,300 per annum, is advertised annually with applications for renewal being considered on an equal footing with new applications.
How to Apply:
–Applicants should ask two referees to comment on their research proposal. These references should be emailed directly to Liam Forbes. Applicants are responsible for ensuring that all references are received by the closing date.
-Applicants must also provide the following:
-a dated curriculum vitae
-a statement of financial support currently received or applied for, with an indication of its duration
-an outline of the research being undertaken, current methodology and an explanation of why it is important and original
-Your outline should be made available to referees, who will have to comment upon it in their reports to the committee. It should not exceed 1,000 words.
Deadline is 29 May 2015.