Masters Awards for 2013-14

The Department of History, Royal Holloway, University of London invites applications from those of exceptional calibre for the following Masters awards for 2013-14.   These are intended for applicants continuing to a PhD and they comprise:

(i)                 One Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Research Preparation Master’s Studentship (covering Home/EU fees + maintenance for UK residents, Home/EU fees only for EU applicants)

(ii)               Two (Departmental) Herringham Scholarships (£5,000 each)

 Application procedure: in both cases, this should comprise:

 (i)                 A personal research statement (500 words maximum) indicating the proposed PhD project and demonstrating how the MA will offer preparation for it. 

 (ii)               The standard College application form (including nominated referees). This form should be submitted via the normal College channels. For an application form and further information see:

 (iii)              PLUS (in the case of the AHRC award) the separate AHRC form.  For this form and further information see:


Completed AHRC applications for (i) above must be submitted to the Department of History no later than Friday 5 April 2013.  The completed College application (plus supporting documentation) should reach the College Admissions Office by the same deadline.  Successful candidates will be informed by early May.   

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