chase dtp2: arts & humanities research council (ahrc)

chase dtp2: arts & humanities research council (ahrc)

Kenya 11 Jan 2021
University of Kent

University of Kent

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CHASE  (Consortium for the Humanities and the Arts South-East England) is one of only 10 UK AHRC-funded Doctoral Training Partnerships in the DTP2 scheme, offering fully-funded AHRC doctoral studentships that include the opportunity for extended skills training and collaborative placements.

The University of Kent will offer CHASE DTP2 Studentships in Arts, Humanities and related disciplines including:

  • American Studies
  • Architecture and Planning
  • Art History
  • Comparative Literature
  • Classics and Archaeological Studies
  • Drama, Theatre and Performance
  • English Literature including Creative Writing
  • Film and Media Studies
  • History
  • Medieval and Early Modern Studies
  • Modern Languages (French, German, Italian, Hispanic Studies)
  • Music and Audio Technology
  • English Language and Linguistics
  • Law
  • Philosophy
  • Politics and International Relations
  • Religious Studies

We would welcome students with interests in practice as research.

CHASE DTP2 Studentship Selection Criteria will be based on the following:

  • Research Proposal
  • Preparedness for Research
  • Suitability of Research Environment

For 2021/22, the funding consists of a Fee Waiver at the Home rate plus a maintenance stipend of £15,285 2020/21 rate (2021/22 rate to be announced). International students are eligible for CHASE funding, and if successful in their application will have the difference between home and international fees waived by the university.

CHASE DTP2 also offers students a wide range of exciting opportunities to gain professional experience, work across institutions and disciplines, and acquire advanced research skills.

How to apply

New students wishing to be considered for these scholarships must apply for a PhD place at the University of Kent  by 11 January 2021. Applicants are advised to discuss their research project with academic members of staff in the relevant schools as soon as possible. Any current Kent PhD students should contact the Director of Postgraduate Research in their department or School as soon as possible, or by 18 December 2020 at the very latest.

A briefing for potential applicants will take place online on 18 November. Please contact the Graduate and Researcher College for more information and to reserve a place by emailing . Alternatively, register for a place here:

Kent, a top 20 research university, provides a vibrant and challenging academic environment informed by an international perspective and collaboration with top-ranked universities around the world. Our global partnerships provide the foundation for our international approach to research and teaching. In the most recent REF (2014) we were ranked 17th for Research Intensity. The Kent website includes a ‘Find a Supervisor’ search tool within the Research/PhD section at .

The University of Kent is proud to be part of CHASE which was awarded a second Doctoral Training Partnership grant by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) in July 2018. Consortium partners include Goldsmiths, The Courtauld Institute of Art, SOAS and Birkbeck, all part of the University of London, and the Universities of East Anglia, Essex, and Sussex. Our collaborative partners include the BFI, the Tate, the V&A, Canterbury Cathedral, the British Library, the BBC, the Institute of Contemporary Arts and many more.

Full details of all Kent’s multimillion-pound postgraduate scholarships can be found here .

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