Postgraduate Study

CHASE (Consortium for the Humanities and the Arts Southeast England) Arts and Humanities Research Council

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About CHASE AHRC Awards

The Courtauld Institute of Art is pleased to announce Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) funding as partners of the Consortium for Humanities and the Arts South-East (CHASE).

The consortium consists of The Courtauld Institute of Art, Goldsmiths, University of London, the Open University, and the Universities of East Anglia, Essex, Kent and Sussex, and was formed to promote excellence in research, postgraduate research training and knowledge exchange in the Arts and Humanities.

The consortium aims to:

  • Support world-class researchers in the understanding of human culture and creativity
  • Engage with employers and develop partnerships to encourage creativity and innovation and to secure funding
  • Raise the national and international profile of the universities

 CHASE will offer up to 75 AHRC studentships for entry in October 2015.

CHASE AHRC AWARDS 2015/6

Studentships cover tuition fees (2014/5: £4,130), a maintenance allowance (2014/5: £13,726) and research training.*

*See eligibility details.

Further information can be found on the CHASE website.

 

 

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Eligibility

Applicants must first apply for our Research programme via the standard Courtauld application process - please click here for more information. This application must be made before a CHASE AHRC studentship application can be submitted, and you should discuss the possiblity of being put forward for a CHASE AHRC award with your supervisor. The application deadline is 14 January 2014however applicants are encouraged to start their application ahead of this deadline.

CHASE AHRC studentships are open to UK and EU students who meet the residency requirements set out in the RCUK Terms and Conditions for Training Grants and wish to be funded from September 2015.

A full scholarship is offered to those meeting UK residency criteria. EU nationals resident in the EU/EEA are eligible for a fees-only studentship. Overseas students are not normally eligible for AHRC funding. Rates may be subject to change.

New applicants should normally have, or be studying for a Master's degree. Please note that if successful you may be required to produce evidence of your qualifications at registration.

Applicants who are already studying for a doctoral degree may apply provided that they will be studying for at least one more year full-time or 20 months part-time (excluding the writing up period). A student who has started their doctoral studies on a part-time basis are eligible to convert to full-time status upon receipt of an award.

 

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Application Procedure

Applicants must first apply for our Research programme via the standard Courtauld application process - please click here for more information. This application must be made before a CHASE AHRC studentship application can be submitted, and you should discuss the possiblity of being put forward for a CHASE AHRC award with your supervisor. The application deadline is 14 January 2014, however applicants are encouraged to start their application ahead of this deadline.

If your application is successfully selected to be put forward to CHASE by our internal selection process, you will be emailed with further instructions, and a link to the CHASE applicaiton form.

Key Dates

14 January 2015 - Final deadline for Courtauld Reseach degree applications, in line with all other CHASE institutions. Applicants are strongly encouraged to start their applicaiton in advance of this deadline, and to have discussed the possiblity of being put forward for a CHASE award with their supervisor.

15 April 2015 - The date that applicants put forward to CHASE will be informed of the outcome of their application.

IMPORTANT NOTE: If you wish to be considered for an internal Courtauld scholarship, you must make a separate application (please click here to see details on our internal funding process). If you are successful in securing a CHASE AHRC award, you will not be eligible for an internal scholarship.