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Postgraduate Taught Funding Opportunities 

International Student Scholarships for the MA in Chinese-English Translating and Interpreting

The Department of Languages, Cultures and Film is pleased to announce five international scholarships for students wishing to pursue the MA in Chinese-English Translating and Interpreting, for entry in September 2022.

Learn more about the international scholarships (deadline 30 April 2022)

Master of Research MRes Bursary (Basque Studies)

Applications are invited for the Manuel Irujo Scholarship in Basque Studies funded by the Etxepare Basque Institute. This Scholarship provides one fees-only bursary to support a Master of Research (MRes) in Basque Studies beginning in September 2022. The Scholarship provides full fees at the Home student rate (approx £4,500) for students undertaking the one-year MRes in Modern Languages and Cultures (Basque Studies pathway). 

Subject Areas

We await proposals related to the cultural production, the cultural history or the politics of the Basque Country. In particular, we encourage projects on the areas of memory studies, exile/diaspora studies, and European /cosmopolitan studies, all of which remind us of the biography and lifeworld of Manuel Irujo.

Other possible focuses for study include: memory and representation; migration and diaspora; transnational, postnational and postcolonial studies; popular culture; film and visual culture; literary studies; digital culture; gender and sexuality.

We also welcome comparative or relational projects that create links between aspects of Basque society and culture and their manifestation in other cultural, national and/or linguistic areas.

Application and selection process

The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of demonstrated academic excellence. Applicants are required to make contact with Dr Gorka Mercero Altzugarai (mercerog@liverpool.ac.uk) for assistance in formulating a research proposal; for an “expression of interest” form, please see here.

Completed expressions of interest should reach the department by 31 May 2022.

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In partnership with the Etxepare Basque Institute

 

 

Sarah Barrow Bursary in French Studies 2022-23

This bursary is named after Sarah Ann Barrow, who endowed the James Barrow Chair of French at the University of Liverpool in memory of her husband. The chair was established in 1905 and was among the first endowed positions in French in English Higher Education.

Applications are invited for the Sarah Barrow Bursary in French Studies, to begin in September 2022. The Bursary of £6,000 is intended to provide full fees at the Home student rate (approx. £4,260), plus a payment of the remainder to contribute towards maintenance costs. Applicants to the one-year MRes in Modern Languages and Cultures (French studies pathway) are eligible to apply for the full bursary; applicants to the two-year part-time MRes are eligible to apply for the same amount, but spread over two years. All applicants should be eligible for the UK (Home) fee status.

Learn more about the bursary and how to apply.

Student Scholarships for the MA Political Science and International Relations

The Department of Politics is pleased to announce four scholarships for students wishing to pursue the new MA in Political Science and International Relations in 2022.

These £5,000 scholarships are open to both Home and International students and will be awarded on the basis of demonstrated academic ability through a written statement outlining the applicant’s strengths and suitability for the MA.

Applicants must hold, or be on track to obtain a 2.1 in their first degree to be considered for this bursary.

To apply, please submit your written statement (approximately one side of A4 in length) to programme director Dr Andrew Roe-Crines (a.s.crines@liverpool.ac.uk) by 31 May 2022.

Applicants for these scholarships must also have made a formal application for the MA programme by the same date.

All scholarships will be awarded after formal registrations at the University and will take the form of a fee waiver.

Please note: these scholarships cannot be combined with any other scholarships or bursaries provided by the University.

Student Scholarships for the MA Contemporary Europe

The Department of Politics is pleased to announce three scholarships for students wishing to pursue the MA in Contemporary Europe in 2022.

These £5,000 scholarships are open to both Home and International students and will be awarded on the basis of demonstrated academic ability through a written statement outlining the applicant’s strengths and suitability for the MA.

Applicants must hold, or be on track to obtain a 2.1 in their first degree to be considered for this bursary.

To apply, please submit your written statement (approximately one side of A4 in length) to programme lead Professor Erika Harris (poleh@liverpool.ac.uk) by 31 May 2022.

Applicants for these scholarships must also have made a formal application for the MA programme by the same date.

All scholarships will be awarded after formal registrations at the University and will take the form of a fee waiver.

Please note: these scholarships cannot be combined with any other scholarships or bursaries provided by the University.

HLC Scholarships for Postgraduate Study (MA/MRes/MSc)

The School of Histories, Languages and Cultures (HLC) is pleased to invite applications for four scholarships to support full-time Master’s-level (1 year) students in their postgraduate studies.  Successful candidates will receive a fee reduction of £2,000

The competition is open to all students who have applied for a relevant HLC programme by 1 July and commence study in the course in the first semester of 2022. 

The HLC School comprises the following Departments:

  • Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology
  • History
  • Irish Studies
  • Languages, Cultures and Film
  • Politics

Full details, including how to apply can be found here: HLC PGT Scholarships 2022

MA International Slavery Scholarships

The School of Histories, Languages and Cultures are offering two Scholarships to Black British students in 2022/23. The scholarships are open to students applying for the MA in International Slavery Studies at the University, beginning in September 2022.

The scholarship will be open to two students in the 2022/23 academic year and will cover the full cost of tuition fees and a £10,000 bursary.

The deadline for this scholarship is 30 June 2022.

Full details, including eligibility criteria and application details can be found here: MA International Slavery Studies Scholarships 2022

Owen Templeman Prize for Irish Studies

The Institute of Irish Studies is pleased to offer the Owen Templeman prize for 2022. The prize is a £3000 bursary towards the funding of an MRes in any aspect of the language, history and literature of the Celtic speaking peoples of Britain and Ireland. 

Applicants must send a 750 word proposal addressed to either Dr Clare Downham or Dr Niall Carson to irish@liverpool.ac.uk

Applicants must also apply to (and have been accepted on) the MRes in Irish Studies

Deadline for applications is 30 June 2022. 

Scholarships for Postgraduate Study in History (MA/MARM/MRes)

The Department of History is pleased to invite applications for four scholarships to support full-time Master’s-level (1 year) students in their postgraduate studies.  Successful candidates will receive a fee reduction of £5,000.  

The competition is open to all students who have applied for a relevant History programme by 30th June and will commence study in the 2022/23 academic year.  

Relevant programmes are:

  • Archives MRes
  • Archives and Records Management MARM/PGDipARM
  • Archives and Records Management (International Pathway) MARMI
  • History MRes
  • History: Cultural History MA
  • History: Eighteenth-Century Worlds MA
  • History: Medieval and Renaissance Studies MA
  • History: Twentieth-Century History MA
  • International Slavery Studies MA

Full details about the scholarships, including how to apply can be found here: Scholarships for Postgraduate Study in History (MA/MARM/MRes)

Postgate Scholarship for Postgraduate Study in Classics and Ancient History (MA)

The Department of Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology is pleased to invite applications for one scholarship to support one Master’s-level student in Classics and Ancient History.  The successful candidate will receive a one-off fee reduction of £4,000

The competition is open to all students who have applied for the Classics and Ancient History MA programme by 1 July and commence study in the 2022/23 academic year. 

Find out more, including how to apply: Postgate Scholarship for Classics and Ancient History MA

Rankin Scholarships for Postgraduate Study in Egyptology (MA)

The Department of Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology is pleased to invite applications for one scholarship to support one Master’s-level student in Egyptology.  The successful candidate will receive a one-off fee reduction of £4,000

The competition is open to all students who have applied for the Egyptology MA programme by 1 July and commence study in the 2022/23 academic year. 

Find out more, including how to apply: Rankin Scholarships for Postgraduate Study in Egyptology (MA)

Rankin Postgraduate Scholarship in Near Eastern Studies (MA/MSc)

The Department of Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology is pleased to invite applications for one scholarship to support one Master’s-level student in Near Eastern Studies. The successful candidates will receive a one-off fee reduction of £4,000

The competition is restricted to students who have applied to undertake research in Near Eastern Studies, as part of the Archaeology MA/MSc programme by 1 July and commence study in the 2022/23 academic year. 

Find out more, including how to apply: Rankin Postgraduate Scholarship in Near Eastern Studies (MA/MSc)