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University of the Arts London Postgraduate Scholarships, UK, 2017

University of the Arts London (UAL), UK, offers the following range of courses: Communication and graphic design, 3D design and product design, Accessories, footwear and jewellery, Animation, interactive, film and sound, Architecture and spatial design, Business & management, and science, Curation and culture, Fashion design, Fine art, Illustration, Journalism, PR, media and publishing, Photography, Textiles and materials, Theatre, screen and performance design.

Scholarships are offered in all the departments across the University. For 2017, there are 33 scholarships on offer as part of the UAL Vice-Chancellor’s International Postgraduate Scholarships. There are two types of scholarships, each with different eligibility criteria. One offers a £5,000 tuition fee remission (25), and the other a £25,000 award (8) and accommodation generously provided by International Students House (ISH). Read More…

PhD Scholarships in Cultural Studies, Giessen University, Germany. 2017-18

Giessen University’s International Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture (GCSC), co-funded by the German federal government’s Excellence Initiative, offers a three-year, structured PhD-programme in the study of CULTURE. With its excellent research environment, a doctoral programme which is tailored to the needs of PhD students and the intensive personal support it provides, the Graduate Centre offers doctoral researchers optimum conditions for their PhD-projects and custom-made preparation for the time thereafter, both with regard to academic and non-academic careers.

German and international applicants, with a first or upper second class honours M.A. degree, are eligible to apply. The GCSC’s working languages are German and English, and applicants must be fluent in at least ONE of them; knowledge of both is an advantage and should be acquired during the scholarship period. Read More…

ECU International Postgraduate Research Scholarship, 2016

Edith Cowan University, Perth, Western Australia, is offering scholarships for pursuing full-time on-campus postgraduate research (PhD or Master by research) programmes across all the schools and disciplines, including ‘Creative Industries‘ (Film and Video; Game Design and Culture; Photomedia; Interactive Media; Animation; Graphic Design; Environmental and Spatial Design.); ‘Arts‘ (English; History; French; Politics and International Relations; Visual Arts; Fashion and Textiles; and Writing.) and ‘Communications‘ (Advertising; Journalism; Media, Culture and Mass Communications; Public Relations.) Read More…

Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT), Ireland: Fiosraigh PhD Scholarships 2015

The Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) Fiosraigh Dean of Graduate Research School Award recognizes the outstanding achievement by individual students and is open to talented students who wish to pursue a PhD on a full time basis. Applications are invited from students of any higher education institution, in Ireland or internationally.

The Irish word ‘Fiosraigh’, which means to explore or inquire, underlines the purpose of this scholarship programme which is to promote the exploration and application of knowledge.

Applicants should develop their research in liaison with the potential supervisor/supervisory team in one of the following research thematic areas:

Society, Culture and Enterprise
New Materials and Devices
Information, Communications and Media Technologies
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Victoria University of Wellington PhD Scholarships, New Zealand. 2015

Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, is offering doctoral (PhD) scholarships for international students in any discipline (including disciplines in the School of English, Film, Theatre, and Media Studies, School of Design, and School of Social and Cultural Studies). A total of 35 scholarships are available and awarded strictly on the basis of academic merit. Applicants must be graduates of any university within or outside of New Zealand who intend to enroll full time for a Doctorate (PhD) at Victoria University of Wellington or who have commenced their doctoral study at Victoria University of Wellington.

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Trinity College Dublin, Ireland: Postgraduate Research Studentships. 2014

Trinity College Dublin is offering postgraduate research studentships for international students. These postgraduate studentships are available to new entrants as well as continuing students on the full-time Ph.D. register for entry in September 2014 and/or March 2015. The postgraduate studentships aim to support and develop gifted research students across all the Faculties, Schools and Departments (including all schools of the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences) at the Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. The studentships are awarded competitively, completely on academic merit.

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PhD Scholarship: a.r.t.e.s. Graduate School for the Humanities, Cologne. 2014

At the a.r.t.e.s. Graduate School for the Humanities, University of Cologne, Germany, a special emphasis lies on hermeneutic and historico-contextual models. Research topics comprise the genesis and invention of knowledge as well as processes of reception and trans-culturation and their anthropological and ethical conditions.

Starting April 1st, 2014 the a.r.t.e.s. Graduate School for the Humanities offers twenty PhD scholarships and ten collegiate places over a period of three years and is open to international applicants. The application deadline is October 18th, 2013.

For further information on a.r.t.e.s. and the application procedure, please go here.

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PhD scholarship in Cultural Communication: University of Copenhagen, Denmark. 2013

The Royal School of Library and Information Science (RSLIS), Faculty of Humanities, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, invites applications for a three-year scholarship from candidates who hold a Master degree in a field relevant to the study of information. The successful applicant may either be employed in RSLIS’s division in Aalborg or Copenhagen.

The main objective of the project of this scholarship shall be to explore digitization of modern society and/or humanistic and cultural studies. RSLIS particularly encourages project proposals which also have the potential of contributing to the general objectives stated above. The basis for this scholarship shall be in one or more of the following areas:

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Joan Cuthill PhD Scholarship in Art History 2013, University of Aberdeen, UK

To commemorate its links with the visual arts in Scotland, the University of Aberdeen in collaboration with the Alumni Association of Hospitalfield House are offering the Joan Cuthill PhD Scholarship in Art History. The award will facilitate research into the twentieth century history of Hospitalfield as an art institution and its role in the evolution of Scottish visual culture.

Study Level: Research Postgraduate

Country: International

Subject: History of Art

The PhD research will draw both on the extensive archive housed at Hospitalfield and will require the candidate to conduct interviews with surviving artist alumni of the institution. In addition to the thesis the successful candidate will be required and supported in the writing of a generalist publication based on the academic work undertaken.

The scholarship will cover full tuition fees (at home or overseas rate, as applicable) for the duration of the degree plus a contribution towards living expenses of £9000 per year.

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Rotary Yoneyama Research Scholarships for International Students, Japan. 2013

This is for international students scheduled to enroll in April or October 2013 in a Japanese university or graduate school under Japan’s pre-arrival university admission system. “Pre-arrival admission approval” is a system whereby applicants to Japanese universities and graduate schools are allowed to take the entrance examination and apply for admission while in their countries, without having to come to Japan to do so.

Level of Study: Research Degree
Subjects: All

This scholarship program is reserved for people residing abroad who wish to apply for admission in a Japanese university or graduate school. The program’s eligibility requirements are as follows:
(1) Have already chosen the university or graduate school s/he will apply for
(2) Be in the process of applying for admission
(3) For the subject university to have a system for issuing “pre-arrival admission approval.”

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