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PhD Scholarships at Courtauld Institute of Art and Tate in UK, 2018

Tate and the Courtauld Institute of Art are delighted to offer PhD studentship from eligible candidates for a full-time collaborative programme funded for 3 years by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, to commence in October 2018.

Course Level: Studentship is available to pursue PhD programme.

Eligibility Criteria: Applicants must have met the following criteria:

The institute invites applications from candidates with a strong academic background in the modern art associated with Eastern Europe or net art, archival skills and a clear and engaging research proposal that can be developed through the available research supervision. The candidate must have an excellent command of English, both spoken and written, and it would be advantageous to have a good knowledge of one or more other languages. The candidate should show evidence of an ability to write about artworks for a specialist and for non-specialist audiences in an engaging and accessible way. Successful applicants are expected to have a good first degree (at least 2.1, or international equivalent) in a relevant field of humanities, and have obtained, or are currently working towards a Master’s degree at Merit or Distinction level or international equivalent.

Method of Application: 

Applications should be made by email to pgadmissions@courtauld.ac.uk at The Courtauld Institute of Art and should include the following documents as electronic attachments:

  • A covering letter, stating why you are applying for this particular collaborative opportunity and why you think your academic interests qualify you for this award
    • A research proposal of up to 1,000 words (max.)
    • A curriculum vitae
    • A transcript of your qualifications to date (and anticipated results if still studying for an MA)
    • If relevant, proof of English language proficiency
    • A writing sample (e.g. MA essay or dissertation; images may be omitted if the document is too large otherwise to send by email)
    • Contact details for two referees
    Please ensure the files are labelled as follows: ‘surname, first name, application component’ (e.g. writing sample/CV).

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Scholarship Application Deadline: May 29, 2018