Aberystwyth University Scholarship 2013

Aberystwyth University Scholarship 2013

The Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies ( TFTS ) at Aberystwyth University announces scholarships opportunities for doctoral research. Three scholarships are offered : TFTS Doctoral Career Development Scholarship, AHRC – funded Doctoral Scholarship in Film and TV Studies and TFTS 40th Anniversary Doctoral Studentship. Scholarships will provide a full tuition fees waiver ( at EU / Home rate ) and a stipend plus access to a travel and conference fund ( £500 p.a. ). All applications will automatically be considered for all three scholarships if they meet eligibility criteria mentioned in the scholarship.

Study Subject ( s ) : For TFTS Doctoral Career Development Scholarship : Research topics related to drama and theatre studies, performance studies, scenographic studies and theatre design, film studies, television studies and media and communication studies.
For AHRC – funded Doctoral Scholarship in Film and TV Studies : research project in the area of film and television studies, conducted through English or Welsh.
For PhD studentship in celebration of 40 years of TFTS : “Wales, Culture and Commercial Television: the relationship between a new technology and cultural life in Wales in the 1950s and 60s.

Course Level : This scholarship programme is available for pursuing doctoral research.

Scholarship Provider : The Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies (TFTS) at Aberystwyth University.

Scholarship can be taken at : UK

Eligibility for Aberystwyth University Scholarship 2013 :

  • TFTS Doctoral Career Development Scholarship – Open to : UK / EU and non-EU applicants; full fees waiver ( EU / Home rate ) + stipend ( currently approx £13,590 per annum ) plus travel / conference fund. The award will be made to an outstanding applicant whose research closely matches our areas of research strength in any of our disciplines: drama and theatre studies, performance studies, scenographic studies and theatre design, film studies, television studies and media and communication studies.
  • AHRC – funded Doctoral Scholarship in Film and TV Studies : Open to : UK / EU applicants. This AHRC – scholarship will be awarded to a research project in the area of film and television studies, conducted through English or Welsh.
  • PhD studentship in celebration of 40 years of TFTS : Open to : UK / EU and non – EU applicants.

Aberystwyth University Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries :

  • Applications are open to UK / EU and International candidates.

Aberystwyth University Scholarship Description :

  • The Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies ( TFTS ) at Aberystwyth University is pleased to announce details of our scholarship opportunities for doctoral research for entry in 2013 – 14. Located in Wales, with an established international profile across its different disciplines, the Department provides a vibrant research environment for currently 50 PhD and MPhil students. Scholarships will provide a full tuition fees waiver ( at EU / Home rate ) and a stipend plus access to a travel and conference fund ( £500 p.a. ) [ unless stated otherwise ]. Research may be practice-led or through written thesis and may be in English or Welsh. All applications will automatically be considered for all three scholarships if they meet eligibility criteria.

Aberystwyth University Scholarship Application Form 2013 :

  • Applications to all scholarships should include a statement of the intended topic of research, indicating the research question ( s ), the intellectual contexts framing the questions ( with a bibliography of key references ), and an outline of the methods of research.
  • Applicants should also explain why they believe this topic is of interest and importance. Typically, this statement will be between 1,000 – 1,500 words.
  • For further particulars and guidance on preparing an application, please contact :
    Ms Catrin Davies,
    Acting Departmental Research Administrator,
    Phone No. : 01970 621517,
    Email : ctd@aber.ac.uk.

Aberystwyth University Scholarship Application Deadline : 1st March 2013.