LICA AHRC Funded Bursaries for 2011

Date:13 December 2010


In 2011 we are delighted to be able to offer AHRC funded bursaries for one PhD student and one Masters student. The PhD must be in the field of Dance, Drama and Performing Arts whilst the Masters bursary is related to Design.

For potential PhD applicants we can offer supervision in a range of fields including: Acting theory; Arts Management and Cultural Policy; Avant-garde Theatre and Contemporary Experimental Performance; Contemporary British Drama; Theatre and Performance; Contemporary Dance and Physical Theatre; Choreography and Choreology; Directing; Dramaturgy and Devising; European Theatre and Drama; Feminist Theatre and contemporary plays and performances by women; Live Art; Media in Performance; Cultural poststructuralist, postmodern, phenomenological, feminist and gender theory; Performance writing and playwriting; Performance and documentation; Political Theatre; Postdramatic Theatre; Site-specific and Environmental Performance; Television Drama; Translation.

The Masters bursary is a Professional Preparation Master's which is designed for students intending to proceed to a career as a Designer. The Masters programme you will undertake will allow you to choose modules in areas relating to: Design Futures; Design Management; Design and Brand Management; Design in the Organisation; Design and Sustainability; Innovation and Design; System and Service Design.

Application Process:

Applicants wishing to be considered for either award must hold a firm offer of a place (to apply for a postgraduate course, please visit

For information on how to apply for funding, and to download the application form please visit, Application forms will need to be sent to Jennifer Clark, Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts, LICA Building, Lancaster University, LA1 4YW.

The deadline for funding applications is: FRIDAY 1st APRIL 2011

For further information please contact LICA's Postgraduate Coordinator, Jennifer Clark at

For details of other funding opportunities please visit the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences funding page.

Further Information

Organising departments and research centres:Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts
  • Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts (LICA)
  • The LICA Building, Lancaster University, Lancaster LA1 4YW, UK