AHRC MA Studentship in Children’s Book Illustration



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The Faculty of Arts, Law and Social Sciences, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, is pleased to announce Arts and Humanities Research Council funding a MA Studentship in Publishing.

Towards the furthering of our research strengths we have been awarded AHRC funding for studentships for study in departments on our Cambridge Campus.

The MA Children’s Book Illustration at Cambridge School of Art is a world-renowned course, which currently has students enrolled from twenty-seven countries.  Graduates of this course are among the leading award winners in the children’s publishing industry annually.

Further details about the course are available at: www.anglia.ac.uk/mabookillustration

This AHRC studentship will be awarded to an applicant whose portfolio and previous academic achievement are deemed to demonstrate outstanding potential in the field. Applicants should also be in receipt of an offer of a place for the MA Children’s Book Illustration at Anglia Ruskin University before applying for the studentship. To apply please check AHRC eligibility criteria (www.anglia.ac.uk) and, if eligible, send a low-resolution PDF of a maximum of twelve examples of your visual work, along with a CV and personal statement in support of your application to Professor Martin Salisbury: [email protected] via the APPLY button below.

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Studentships cover academic fees at the UK Research Council rate and a maintenance grant. Please see www.ahrc.ac.uk for further details.

This studentship is available from September 2013.

Closing date: 20 May 2013

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