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University of Exeter PhD Scholarships: Empowering Black British Researchers in the Faculty of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, UK

 

 University of Exeter PhD Scholarships: Empowering Black British Researchers in the Faculty of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, UK

 

The University of Exeter proudly unveils the introduction of PhD Scholarships tailored for Black British Researchers within the Faculty of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences. This groundbreaking initiative stems from generous contributions by University of Exeter alumni, designed to champion the aspirations of Black British researchers embarking on a fully-funded 4-year PhD journey.

Fostering Diversity and Inclusivity in Academic Pursuits

The core objective of these scholarships is to elevate accessibility and engagement in PhD studies for exceptionally talented Black British students. The scholarships not only offer extensive financial backing but also aim to provide unwavering support, paving the way for students to excel in their PhD programs and beyond. The benefits encompass a 4-year stipend funding at the UKRI rate, financial coverage for tuition fees at the Home fee rate, a research training support grant, and the prospect of a placement lasting up to 6 months.

University of Exeter: A Legacy of Excellence and Inclusivity

Established in 1955, the University of Exeter boasts a storied history and has consistently ranked among the top educational institutions nationally and internationally. Spread across campuses in Exeter and Cornwall, the university cultivates a vibrant and nurturing environment for students, fostering a dynamic community actively engaged in groundbreaking research and impactful learning experiences. Devoted to promoting inclusivity and diversity, the University of Exeter makes substantial contributions to both the academic and cultural landscape.

Key Details and Application Process

Brief Description

– **University or Organization:** University of Exeter
– **Department:** Faculty of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences
– **Course Level:** PhD
– **Award:** Fully-funded 4-year PhD studentships
– **Access Mode:** Online
– **Number of Awards:** At least 8 students in total; 3 available for applications in September 2024
– **Nationality:** UK nationals with ‘Home’ tuition fee status
– **Location:** UK

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the University of Exeter PhD Scholarships for Black British Researchers, applicants must meet the following criteria:

– Hold UK nationality and ‘Home’ tuition fee status
– Identify as belonging to any Black ethnic group, including Black African, Black Caribbean, Black Other, Mixed – White and Black Caribbean, Mixed – White and Black African, or other mixed backgrounds that include Black African, Black Caribbean, or Black Other
– Not currently enrolled in a PhD program at the University of Exeter.

 Application Procedure

1. Find a supervisor within the specified research areas within the Faculty.
2. Complete the application form, incorporating a research proposal, personal statement, CV, and evidence of prior qualifications.
3. Arrange for two referees to provide references.

 

 Scholarship Benefits

– 4 years of stipend funding at the UKRI rate
– Funding for tuition fees at the Home fee rate
– Research training support grant
– Opportunity for a placement lasting up to 6 months
– Access to mentoring support tailored to this scheme

For any further inquiries, please contact [pgrapplicants@exeter.ac.uk](mailto:pgrapplicants@exeter.ac.uk). Don’t miss the opportunity to embark on a transformative academic journey with the University of Exeter’s PhD Scholarships for Black British Researchers! Apply before the deadline on 16th February 2024.

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