Funding: East Asian Studies at Manchester University

money [150-2]AHRC, ESRC and Manchester University Funding

The subject area of East Asian Studies at The University of Manchester is pleased to invite applications for PhD studentships through its membership in AHRC and ESRC consortia, as well as through funding in the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures.
We welcome applications from outstanding candidates for 2014・5 entry in the following areas of PhD research:

Chinese Studies
Japanese Studies
East Asian Studies
General information about the PhD programme in East Asian Studies and research interests is available from:
http://www.manchester.ac.uk/postgraduate/researchdegrees/researchdegrees/bysubject/?index=ES

For how to apply to the PhD programme online, see: http://www.manchester.ac.uk/postgraduate/howtoapply/

The following funding competitions are now open:
1. AHRC North West Consortium funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council: full fees and maintenance (eligibility rules apply).
Application Form and Guidance: http://www.alc.manchester.ac.uk/fees/postgraduate-research-funding/
For more information on the NWC DTP please visit www.nwcdtp.ac.uk<http://www.nwcdtp.ac.uk>
Deadline for programme applications: 31 JANUARY 2014.
Deadline for funding applications 21 FEBRUARY 2014.
Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application by 14 April 2014.

2. ESRC. Open to research in the above subjects using a social science methodology, broadly conceived. Full fees and maintenance (eligibility rules apply).
Application Form and Guidance: http://www.alc.manchester.ac.uk/fees/postgraduate-research-funding/
For the ESRC consortium of which The University of Manchester University is part, see
http://www.nwdtc.ac.uk/prospective.html
Deadline for programme applications 17 JANUARY 2014
Deadline for funding applications 3 FEBRUARY 2014
Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application by the end of March 2014.

3 President’s Doctoral Scholar (PDS) Competition. Both Home and International Students are eligible. Full fees and maintenance.
Application form and Guidance: http://www.alc.manchester.ac.uk/fees/postgraduate-research-funding/
Deadline for programme applications 31 JANUARY 2014.
Deadline for funding applications 21 FEBRUARY 2014

4. School awards for PhD students. Both Home and International Students are eligible. These awards will be full for fees plus c. 」6,500 maintenance; or for fees only.
For details (some still to be confirmed), see: http://www.alc.manchester.ac.uk/fees/postgraduate-research-funding/
Deadline for funding applications: 21 FEBRUARY 2014

Prospective applicants are strongly advised to contact their preferred doctoral supervisor before applying, to discuss their applications. Details of the academic staff are here:
Chinese Studies:
Dagmar Schaefer: http://www.manchester.ac.uk/research/Dagmar.schaefer/
William Schroeder III: http://www.manchester.ac.uk/research/william.schroederiii/
James St. Andr・ http://www.manchester.ac.uk/research/james.st-andre/
Japanese Studies:
Erica Baffelli: http://www.manchester.ac.uk/research/erica.baffelli/
Peter Cave: http://www.manchester.ac.uk/research/peter.cave/
Aya Homei: http://staffprofiles.humanities.manchester.ac.uk/Profile.aspx?Id=Aya.Homei
Sharon Kinsella:http://www.manchester.ac.uk/research/sharon.kinsella/personaldetails    andhttp://www.kinsellaresearch.com/                                                                                                 Mara Patessio: http://www.manchester.ac.uk/research/mara.patessio/ (alex.samely@manchester.ac.uk)

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