Thursday, August 11, 2016

10 Fully-funded Chancellor’s International Research Scholarships in UK

Chancellor's International Research Scholarship (2017)

The University of Sussex welcomes applications from outstanding international applicants across the arts and humanities for 10 fully funded Chancellor's International Research Scholarships.
Scholarships are tenable for one year in the first instance, renewable annually for a maximum of 3 years.

The scholarship covers international fees and provides a stipend that matches that provided for UK doctoral students by the UK Research Council. Find out more aboutlatest stipends levels.

Type of award

Postgraduate Research

Award amount

Fees and stipend


Applicants must apply for a PhD in one of the following Schools at the University of Sussex:
  • School of English
  • School of Media, Film and Music
  • School of History, Art History and Philosophy
Applicants must be classified as an international fee paying student and able to commence their PhD in September 2017.

Application procedure

Applicants will need to complete TWO online applications in order to be considered for a scholarship:
1. Applicants must apply online for a PhD at Sussex (the deadline for applications has yet to be confirmed).
2. Applicants must complete a separate online application for the scholarship (the deadline for applications has yet to be confirmed).
When completing the scholarship application applicants will need to attach the following documents:
  • Project Summary (no longer than 2 sides of A4 and needs to outline the overall goals and proposed timeline of the proposed research project. It must contain details of any language training and fieldwork that will be necessary to carry out the proposed research.
  • Two references (at least one must be an academic reference)
In addition, applicants will need to provide their University of Sussex application number when completing the scholarship application form (the application number will be provided once applicants have applied for a PhD).


The deadlines to apply for this scholarship are yet to be announced.
If you would like to register your interest or learn more about the scholarship then please contact:
Anna Izykowska at

Further information

Applicants must meet the University's academicentry requirements and Englishlanguage requirements.
Successful applicants will be expected to support the University's international strategy. This might involve supporting international partnership development and promotional or ambassadorial activities. This would involve up to a maximum of 6 hours per week and would not exceed 180 hours in any one academic year.

Contact details

Please email Anna Izykowska at if you have any queries


Available to:
International (Non-UK/EU)

At level(s):
PG (research)

Application deadline:
29 January 2017

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