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ACU Routledge/Round Table Commonwealth Studentships Program 2019

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Application Due Date: Sunday 30 June

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Moneyed by The Round Table: The Commonwealth Journal of International Affairs and the journal’s publisher, Routledge, in association with the ACU, these 2 brand-new PhD studentships offer assistance for research study tasks on Commonwealth associated styles.

2 studentships are readily available each year for research study in the UK, one for.
UK-registered trainees (to the worth of ₤ 4,000), and one for.
Commonwealth trainees in other nations to carry out a brief research study.
positioning in the UK (to the worth of ₤ 8,000).

Proposed research study needs to either:

  1. connect to the Commonwealth as an entire or to any Commonwealth-wide organization or organisation, or
  2. have a strong Commonwealth relative element, or
  3. be of significance to a Commonwealth nation aside from the UK.

For instance, a research study task comparing LGBT rights in South Africa.
and Uganda would be qualified, as would a task on the reform of.
colonial-era anti-LGBT legislation in India, however a task on the function.
of Stonewall in promoting for LGBT rights in the UK would not.

Applications are invited from a broad series of disciplines in the.
liberal arts and social sciences, however choice might be offered to.
disciplines normally covered by the Round Table journal, consisting of (however.
not specifically) politics, worldwide relations, economics,.
worldwide history, location, law, advancement research studies, and location.
research studies.

Eligibility

The very first studentship is open to signed up PhD trainees from UK.
universities, who are resident in the UK at the time of looking for the.
award, although not always UK residents.

The 2nd is open to signed up PhD trainees from ACU member.
universities throughout the Commonwealth, and to Chevening and.
Commonwealth Scholarship alumni who are PhD trainees at any Commonwealth.
university outside the UK, who want to take a trip to a UK university for.
their duration of research study, prior to going back to finish their PhD at.
their house university.

Chevening alumni would require to wait a minimum of 2 years after completion.
of their Chevening award prior to looking for a Routledge/Round Table.
Commonwealth Studentship, in order to please the requirements for the.
Chevening award.

Research study ought to fall within the broad series of liberal arts and social sciences disciplines.

Requirements

Applications ought to be sent by the due date, midnight on Sunday 30 June by means of the online application

Applications ought to include:

  1. Your CV
  2. A studentship strategy, describing:
    1. The work you prepare to perform throughout the studentship, in non-technical language
    2. The most likely effect of your studentship work, and how it will advance.
      understanding in your field and add to higher understanding of the.
      Commonwealth
    3. The prepared results and outputs of the studentship
  3. Letters of assistance from referees, one scholastic (ideally your PhD/DPhil manager) and one individual
  4. A summary of the planned usage of the funds
  5. Applicants from outside the UK will likewise require to offer a letter.
    from a UK university going to offer scholastic mentoring assistance. It.
    will be the obligation of the effective candidates to organize.
    flights, lodging, and visas.

The note describing the planned usage of the funds ought to consist of such.
details as: the designated duration of research study; the particular subject of the.
proposed research study; description of why the candidate is wishing to.
undertake this research study; what Commonwealth worth the findings might.
have; and what the candidate plans to do after getting a doctorate.

Applicants from outside the UK will likewise require to offer a letter.
from a UK university going to offer scholastic mentoring assistance. It.
will be the obligation of the effective candidates to organize.
flights, lodging, and visas.

Financing

The very first studentship for UK-registered trainee has a worth of ₤ 4,000

The 2nd studentship for Commonwealth trainees to take a trip to the UK has a worth of ₤ 8,000

How to use

To use, please total the online application

For additional details or explanation, e-mail Alex May

Timeline

Applications open: Wednesday 15 May 2019

Due date for applications: Midnight on Sunday 30 June 2019

Evaluating duration: July and August

Statement of winners: Early September 2019

Take-up of awards: 1 November 2019 to July 2020,.
although there might be exceptions when it comes to Chevening Scholars doing.
graduate work who are not able to go back to the UK for 2 years after.
conclusion of their scholarship.

For Additional Information:

Check Out the Authorities Website of the ACU Routledge/Round Table Commonwealth Studentships Program