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Funding

Scholarships for Postgraduate Research students

Funding opportunities offered by York St John University

Scholarships are grants given to a student that you do not need to pay back. We have the following scholarships available for postgraduate research students.

Arts PhD Fee Bursaries – 3 available

Community Music and the Digital Environment

We are looking for students interested in exploring how community musicians are engaging with digital platforms.

Download the full brief: Arts PhD Fee Bursary - Community Music (docx, 17.5 kB)

For informal enquiries contact Professor Lee Higgins at l.higgins@yorksj.ac.uk

Coproduction, Mental Health and the Arts

We are looking for students interested in exploring participation in mental health services. The project is part of Converge, an award-winning project that works in partnership with the NHS.

Download the full brief: Arts PhD Fee Bursary - Arts and Mental Health (docx, 17.7 kB)

For informal enquiries contact Dr Nick Rowe at n.rowe@yorksj.ac.uk

Theatre and Environmental Justice

We are looking for students to explore the role of theatre in the context of climate change and the environmental emergency.

Download the full brief: Arts PhD Fee Bursary - Theatre and Environmental Justice (docx, 17.1 kB)

For informal enquiries contact Professor Matthew Reason at m.reason@yorksj.ac.uk

Applying for a scholarship

Applications should be made through the Applying for a research degree process.

As part of this you will be asked to write research proposal of up to 1,000 words, which should include the following:

  • What do you see as the main research questions you would address?
  • What would be your methodological approach to the research?
  • What makes you the right person to carry out this research?

Please note that CVs will not be accepted in place of the application form.

Closing date: 13th July    

Provisional interview date: 22nd July

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