University of Essex Doctoral Scholarship for History

This University of Essex Doctoral Scholarship is intended to support a talented PhD student to study History at the University. This award is available to a student who can demonstrate an excellent academic background and the potential for future achievement, as well as financial need. It is awarded for each year of study during the standard minimum period of enrolment for your degree, subject to satisfactory progress. Financial details as follows:

University of Essex Doctoral Scholarship – worth £16,250 per year comprising fee waiver (or partial fee waiver for overseas students) to a maximum value of £4,000, living costs of £12,000 per year (consisting of a stipend and Graduate Teaching and Research Assistantship), plus a training bursary of £250 per year.

Further information and how to apply

The scholarship is available to UK, EU and international full-time doctoral students. The deadline for applications is 4pm, 12 June 2013 and we will notify successful candidates by 18 June 2013.

More details of the scholarships, including the terms and conditions, are available from the Department of History:

Application forms can be downloaded here:

More information about studying at the University of Essex can be found at

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Founded nearly 50 years ago, the University of Essex is ranked in the top ten universities in the UK for the quality of its research and in the top 20 mainstream English universities for student satisfaction. It is the most internationally diverse campus-based university in Britain, with more than one third of its 11,000 students coming from outside the UK. The University has three campuses in Essex, and partnerships with a number of other education institutions across the region.

Published on: 
15 May 2013