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2014 John Orr Research Award at University of Edinburgh in UK

University of Edinburgh is offering research award for postgraduate students. Scholarships are awarded for research in any romance literature, language or dialect. The award is tenable by postgraduate students who are graduates of the University, registered as candidates for an intermediate or higher degree in the University or will be registered as such in September 2014. The award, which shall not exceed £2,300 per annum, is advertised annually with applications for renewal being considered on an equal footing with new applications. The application deadline is 30th May 2014.

About Scholarship: An award for research in any romance literature, language or dialect. Preference may be given to those working in language studies. Students who will be entering their 4th year of PhD study in September 2014 will not be eligible to apply. Applicants must normally be graduates of not more than five years’ standing.

Study: Award is awarded for research in any romance literature, language or dialect.
Course Level: Awards available for postgraduate students to undertake research.
Scholarship Provider: University of Edinburgh, UK
Scholarship can be taken at: UK
Accreditation: University of Edinburgh is an accredited university. University of Edinburgh is accredited by the Russell Group Coimbra Group, LERU Universitas, 2 EUA Universities and UK Universities Scotland.

Eligibility:
-The award is tenable by postgraduate students who are graduates of the University, registered as candidates for an intermediate or higher degree in the University, or will be registered as such in September 2014.
-Students who will be entering their 4th year of PhD study in September 2014 will not be eligible to apply. Applicants must normally be graduates of not more than five years’ standing.

Scholarship Open for: International students can apply for this research award.

Value: The award, which shall not exceed £2,300 per annum, is advertised annually with applications for renewal being considered on an equal footing with new applications.

Apply: Applicants should ask two referees to comment on their research proposal. These references should be emailed directly to Liam Forbes. Applicants are responsible for ensuring that all references are received by the closing date. Applicants must also provide the following:
-a dated curriculum vitae
-a statement of financial support currently received or applied for, with an indication of its duration
-an outline of the research being undertaken, current methodology and an explanation of why it is important and original
-Your outline should be made available to referees, who will have to comment upon it in their reports to the committee. It should not exceed 1000 words.

Deadline: The application deadline is 30th May 2014.

Further Information: http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/student-funding/postgraduate/international/humanities/cross-disciplinary/orr

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