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Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Postgraduate Funding Opportunities

Follow this link for more information about postgraduate funding and Durham Doctoral Studentships within the Arts & Humanities Faculty.

For support of its postgraduate taught (Masters) and research degrees (Doctoral), the Faculty and its Departments and Research Centres offer the following awards:

Masters Awards

Faculty of Arts & Humanities MA Bursaries ...

Doctoral Awards

Durham Doctoral Studentships (DDS)...

AHRC Funding

From the 2nd December 2013, recruitment began for AHRC studentships offered under the auspices of the Northern Bridge Doctoral Training Partnership.The Northern Bridge Doctoral Training Partnership brings together the expertise and exceptional resources of Durham University, Newcastle University, and Queen’s University Belfast and their partners for the training and development of outstanding Arts and Humanities postgraduate researchers. THE APPLICATION DATE FOR 2014–15 ENTRY HAS NOW PASSED. Please watch this space for the application date for 2015–6 entry, which will be advertised towards the end of 2014. Up to 50 studentships are available annually, both for PhD and taught MA degrees..

For more information see

AHRC Funding

AHRC Northern Bridge Doctoral Training Partnership (NBDTP) for PhD funding. Up to 50 fully-supported studentships with integrated specialised training opportunities. These can include the possibility of working with strategic partners outside the university sector.

Click here... for other Faculty research funding opportunities for Masters and Doctoral study

Download the 2015Northern Bridge Application/Nomination form here...