2023 University of Leicester International Scholarship in UK [Fully Funded]


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2023 University of Leicester International Scholarship in UK [Fully Funded]
In helping outstanding students to complete their education in the UK, the University of Leicester is offering ERC-Funded PhD Studentships in Childhood in Iron and Viking Age Scandinavia to the interested applicants. The scholarships programs are open for the 2022/2023 academic session.
The successful applicants will develop and conduct a program of research on the diversity of childhood experiences and roles in Iron and Viking Age Scandinavia. There will be generation of primary data, analysis of generated data, and the writing of a PhD dissertation.
University of Leicester was founded in 1957. UL is a public research university and has more than 15,000 students. The university has a lively and conducive environment for studying and this prepares its students for the brighter rewarding future ahead.


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Details of University of Leicester International Scholarship:
• Host Country: United Kingdom
• Scholarship Provider: University Of Leicester
• Program: PhD , Postgraduate
 • Scholarship Type: Fully Funded
• Closing Date: August 1, 2022
• It offers UK/International tuition fee waiver.
• It offers research allowance (for books, conferences, etc.) to be used in discussion with PI.
• It offers an annual stipend of £16,500.
Eligibility Criteria:
• All international students are eligible to apply for the University of Leicester International Scholarship.
• Your experience working with primary archaeological sources of evidence, e.g. skeletal remains, objects and/or excavation data.
• Your previous research experience with the periods, regions, and/or themes of the Body-Politics project.
• Your previous study of either late prehistoric/early medieval northern Europe OR archaeological approaches to childhood.
• You must have the ability to read a Scandinavian language, or aptitude to learn.
How to Apply?
• You must apply to the PhD degree programme at the University of Leicester.
• After registering, you will use the ‘Apply’ button to apply for the award.
Required Documents:
• A CV
• Your Degree Certificates and Transcripts
• The details of any study currently being undertaken
• A Covering Letter including a brief personal statement outlining your background and motivation (2-page max).
• A Research Proposal
• You are to include the studentship project title and project supervisor name in the space provided in the Proposal section.
• You are to enter contact details of two academic referees in the boxes provided or upload reference letters if already obtained.
• You must demonstrate that you have a good level of written and spoken English.
• You must have a required UK Bachelor’s degree with at least 2:1 in a relevant subject or international equivalent or a strong Master’s degree in archaeology or a closely related discipline.

Application Link:

The University of Leicester International Scholarship is fully funded and competitive. And the selection process is based on merit. For you to be considered for the scholarship, you must meet the above requirements and have an excellent academic record.

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