The Veale-Straschnov Doctoral Studentships

The IHR will offer a Veale-Straschnov Doctoral Studentship for new doctoral students at the Institute of Historical Research. This award provides support for mature students, aged 25 and over, seeking to begin a research degree at the Institute.

Veale-Straschnov Doctoral Studentship

Awards are funded from a benefaction left to the IHR by Elspeth Veale, in remembrance of her late sister Jean and brother-in-law George Straschnov.  Elspeth Veale (1916-2015) trained as a teacher of history and was awarded a one-year research fellowship at the Institute of Historical Research in 1950, where she began work on the history of the English Fur Trade, subsequently published as The English Fur Trade in the Later Middle Ages (1966). She became a university lecturer and Dean of Humanities at Goldsmiths’ College, University of London.

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Full annual academic fees for 3 Years (Full-Time) and 6 Years (Part-Time)

How to apply

Details of how to apply are on the IHR Funding page