PhD Studentship in Historical Studies

The School of Historical Studies, University of Leicester is pleased to offer this fully-funded studentship for October 2013 entry to its Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programme. The studentship will pay UK/EU tuition fees for three years (October 2013 - September 2016) and includes each year a stipend worth £13,590 and Research Training Support Grant of £200.

The studentship is open to applicants wishing to pursue doctoral research in any area of history that can be supervised by the School's academic staff, which includes:

  • Early Modern History
  • English Local History
  • Global History
  • Medical Humanities
  • Medieval History
  • Modern American History
  • Modern British and European History
  • Urban History

Applicants must have a first-class or high upper second-class honours degree (or equivalent qualification) in history or a relevant discipline and meet the University’s standard English language entry requirements. It is expected that applicants will have a relevant Masters degree with merit or distinction or be able to show evidence that they will achieve this before October 2013.

This studentship is only available to applicants who are eligible to pay the UK/EU tuition fee - i.e., those who are permanently resident in the UK or another EU country.

The studentship is for full-time study only and applicants must be able to commence their studies in October 2013.

For further details about the studentship, visit

Closing date for applications: 31st March 2013

Published on: 
28 Nov 2012