Call for Applications: 2015 AHRC Studentship Competition – 12 PhD Studentships in Heritage Studies

Catherine Baker Discussion

The Heritage Consortium, led by the University of Hull, invites high-quality proposals from applicants for up to 12 AHRC-funded PhD studentships tenable for three years from 1 October 2015. The Consortium comprises Bradford, Huddersfield, Hull, Leeds Beckett, Northumbria, Sheffield Hallam and Teesside Universities. Applicants apply to the Consortium, with successful candidates admitted to the university with the most appropriate supervision, whilst enjoying access to facilities and research support at the other Consortium members and the Consortium’s network of Heritage organisations.

Applicants, who should hold at least a good undergraduate, and preferably a Master’s, qualification (or be completing their programme) and/or relevant professional experience, may propose research in any area of the Consortium’s Heritage expertise. We would, however, particularly welcome proposals which correspond with the Consortium’s research concentration in the areas of:

Archaeology of Human Remains
Cultural History
Cultural Geography
Cultural Studies and Popular Culture
Economic and Social History
Heritage Management
Museum and Gallery Studies

How to Apply

Applicants must ensure they meet the AHRC/RCUK eligibility criteria: (

Please use the online application system at:

Please contact for further guidance or questions. Please check the FAQs on the Heritage Consortium website first.

Deadline 5pm GMT Thursday 26 February 2015.

Interviews will be held on 18 March 2015.