Scholarships for PhD Study at the Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies, U of Warwick

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January 18, 2017
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Humanities, Literature, Sexuality Studies, Theatre & Performance History / Studies

The Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies at the University of Warwick ( invites applications to the university’s annual funding competition for doctoral students, for entry in 2017-18.

Outstanding candidates may be eligible to compete for:

  • CADRE scholarships, for home/EU PhD applicants in the Arts and Humanities (13 available);
  • Chancellor’s International scholarships, for non-EU PhD applicants (25 available);
  • Wolfson scholarships for students embarking on PhD studies in History, Literature and Languages (3-4 available).

The application deadline for this year’s competition is 11:59pm (GMT) on Wednesday 18th January 2017.  For these fellowships, the application for admission and funding is the same.  Funding nominations are based on your 4,500-word statement and CV.

For more details on these and other funding schemes, see

Other funding schemes include:

The Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies offers our graduate students an active and diverse research culture.  The Department was ranked first in the UK for research by the recent REF (Research Excellence Framework).  We are also ranked in the top 10 UK departments for English by the Guardian University Guide for 2017, the Complete University Guide for 2017, and 1st for Creative Writing in the UK (Times/Sunday Times league table).  Postgraduates can participate in a range of exciting faculty-led projects on such topics as “Critical Environments,” “The Novel without Frontiers in the Long 19th Century,” “Feminist Dissent,” and “Multicultural Shakespeare.”    Postgraduate researchers play a vital role in the research community, alongside postdoctoral researchers and academic staff of national and international renown.

Details of research specialisms, projects and activities in the Department can be found at

Individual staff specialisms can be found at

For further information, please contact



Contact Info: 

Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies
Humanities Building
University of Warwick
Coventry CV4 7AL

United Kingdom

Tel +44 (0)24 76 523665

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