Funding: Scholarships available at The University of Sheffield

THE SCHOOL OF EAST ASIAN STUDIES (SEAS) AT THE UNIVERSITY OF
SHEFFIELD WOULD LIKE TO INVITE APPLICATIONS FOR POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS FOR 2016/17 ENTRY WITH START DATES FROM 1 OCTOBER 2016.

With a history dating back to 1963, the School of East Asian Studies is one of Europe´s leading centres of academic excellence for the study of contemporary East Asia.

The School’s research activities concentrate on four research clusters:

* East Asian Business Environment
* East Asian Text and Culture
* Human Movement and Development in East Asia
* Power, Cooperation and Competition in East Asia

Each cluster represents an area of existing research strength and priority at Sheffield, and builds on the strong track record of language-based area studies and related multidisciplinary research. SEAS offers single-country supervision on China, Japan and Korea as well as transnational processes and linkages. Applications covering both social science and humanities topics are welcome. Our main focus is the business, politics, societies, cultures, economies and history of modern and contemporary East Asia.

ESRC White Rose Doctoral Training Centre Scholarship
The department is part of the ESRC White Rose Doctoral Training Centre, a collaboration between the Universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York – and through this is able to offer a range of ESRC Postgraduate Scholarships. For 2016 entry we are able to offer 1 ESRC scholarship either as a +3 (PhD) scholarship or a 1+3 (MA + PhD) scholarship
http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/postgraduate/research/scholarships/esrc
DEADLINE – 2 FEBRUARY 2016 5PM

WRoCAH (AHRC) Scholarship
The White Rose College of the Arts & Humanities (WRoCAH) is a Doctoral
Training Partnership of the Universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York.
It is responsible for the distribution of AHRC-funded studentships for
these universities and for the coordination of a doctoral training
programme. For 2016 WRoCAH is able to offer 2 AHRC studentships to
candidates with a place for doctoral study at the University of
Sheffield.
http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/postgraduate/research/scholarships/ahrc
DEADLINE – 2 FEBRUARY 2016 5PM

Sasakawa Foundation Scholarship
The Great British Sasakawa Foundation’s Japanese Studies Postgraduate Studentship Programme was designed to support the development of Japanese studies in the UK. Through this programme we are able to offer 2 PhD scholarships for 2016 entry. Each Scholarship is worth £10,000. Although scholarships are for one year’s study only, successful candidates will be nominated again for the duration of their degree (up to a maximum of three years). http://www.shef.ac.uk/seas/researchdegrees/furtherinfo
Deadline – 2 February 2016 5pm

Doctoral Academy Scholarships
The department is allocated funds on an annual basis to award a number of scholarships (to Home and Overseas candidates) in a fee/half fee/fees+stipend combination of its choosing.

For scholarship application details please see our webpage:

http://www.shef.ac.uk/seas/researchdegrees/furtherinfo

Late applications will not be accepted. Please note that you need to have applied for the PhD course before applying for these scholarships. To enquire whether your research topic fits our areas of study please send your CV and research proposal to Katherine Gallagher at k.gallagher@sheffield.ac.uk. For information on staff specialisms and prospective supervisors please see http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/seas/staff#Academic+Staff [1]
Contact Info:

Katherine Gallagher – Learning and Teaching Team Leadert, School of East Asian Studies

Contact Email:

k.gallagher@sheffield.ac.uk

URL:

http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/seas

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Paula lives in the vortex of graduate life. She studies medieval Japanese history.
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