Scholarships

UK BAME Studentships in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences 2020-21

About the award

Level: Masters
Course: Any full time Master's programme offered by the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in any of the disciplines covered by the AHRC. More detail on AHRC Disciplines can be found here https://ahrc.ukri.org/funding/research/subjectcoverage/ahrc-disciplines/
Country: Home
Value: Full fee waiver and £16,777 living stipend
No. of awards: Four
Deadline: 3rd August 2020 (noon)

More information

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at Queen Mary University of London is committed to increasing the representation of, and opportunities for, UK-BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) applicants who wish to pursue postgraduate degrees in the Humanities. It recognises that funding opportunities across humanities disciplines at PGT level are particularly limited.

For 2020-21, the Faculty will be offering four fully funded studentships (fee waiver and stipend of £16,777) to talented UK applicants from a BAME background who may be interested in a research career and/or further postgraduate study. Applicants must be graduates of Queen Mary and wish to pursue a Master’s degree at QMUL in any of the Primary Research Areas relevant to the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences that are covered by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC). More detail on AHRC Disciplines can be found here.

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible to apply for this Scholarship you must: 

  1. have been accepted for entry on a Master’s degree offered by the Faculty of Humanities and SocialSciences in any of the disciplines covered by the AHRC;
  2. be UK permanent residents from a BAME background, and eligible to pay UK student fees;
  3. be a graduate of Queen Mary (or about to graduate from Queen Mary in 2020). 

How do I apply? 

A separate application will be required in order to be considered for this award. This will consist of the following:

  1. A copy of your offer letter to study a relevant Master’s course at Queen Mary, or your application ID number if you do not yet know the outcome of your application;
  2. A filled application form, including a short statement of no more than 500 words detailing why you should be considered forthe award and what motivated your interest in a Master’s degree at QMUL

Please download the application form here BAME Application form [DOC 42KB]

The form and required supporting details should be emailed to hss-feedback@qmul.ac.uk and the application deadline is 12 noon on Monday 3 August 2020. 

Contact

Queries relating to these studentships may be addressed to the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at hss-feedback@qmul.ac.uk 

Terms and Conditions

The studentships cover all tuition fees and provide a grant for living expenses at UK Research Council Rates (£16,777). Awards are made for the full duration of the period of fee liability for the agreed course. Please note that these awards cannot be deferred.