LICA AHRC Funded Bursaries for 2012

Date:19 December 2011

Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts (LICA) at Lancaster University is delighted to invite applications for one AHRC-funded PhD bursary and one AHRC-funded Research Preparation Masters bursary in the field of Drama, Performing Arts, and Dance.

LICA welcomes Theatre and Performance applicants for PhD study, MA by Research (Theatre and Performance) and MA Contemporary Arts (Practice). For more information please visit, http://www.lancs.ac.uk/fass/lica/

Only UK/EU students can apply for AHRC-funded bursaries. The rates for 2011-12 were £13,590 (Doctoral) and £9,490 (Masters); we do not yet know what the rates will be for 2012-13. Terms and Conditions can be found here, http://www.ahrc.ac.uk/FundingOpportunities/Documents/GuidetoStudentFunding.pdf. For further details please go to http://www.lancaster.ac.uk/fass/gradschool/funding/

If you have any questions or for further information please contact Jennifer Bull, LICA Postgraduate Coordinator, lica@lancaster.ac.uk. For enquiries that are academic-related please contact Professor Elaine Aston, e.aston@lancaster.ac.uk

PhD Students

AHRC Bursary - 3 years (subject to AHRC Spending Review update) covering fees and maintenance.

You cannot be considered for a studentship unless you also have been offered a place, so you mustsubmit an online application form. To do this follow directions at http://www.postgraduate.lancs.ac.uk/Pages/default.aspx.You will need to complete a Research Proposal form (http://www.lancaster.ac.uk/fass/lica/docs/PhD_proposal.doc) and upload this with your application. Practice as Research Students will also need to provide a succinct professional biography, and submit no more than one DVD (15 mins. max.), OR links to YouTube clips (good quality), of excerpts from their professional practice. Your online application must be submitted no later than Wednesday 29th February 2012.

PhD Interviews (for invited applicants only) will be held at LICA on Wednesday 7th March 2012.

To be considered for the AHRC bursary, or any other faculty studentship in the Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences (FASS) at Lancaster University, download the application form, http://www.lancaster.ac.uk/fass/gradschool/funding/docs/FASS_PGR_Studentship_Application-Form_2012-13.doc. The funding application form (as distinct from the online application) has a slightly longer deadlinebutmust be submitted to Jennifer Bull, LICA PG Coordinator, LICA Building, Lancaster University, Lancaster, LA1 4YW no later than 12noon Monday 26th March 2012.

Research Preparation Masters Students

AHRC Bursary - 1 year covering fees and maintenance.

You cannot be considered for a studentship unless you also have been offered a place, so you mustsubmit an online application form. To do this follow directions at http://www.postgraduate.lancs.ac.uk/Pages/default.aspx.The Research Preparation Masters course that can be considered for this funding is MA by Research (Theatre and Performance). You will need to complete a Research Proposal form (http://www.lancaster.ac.uk/fass/lica/docs/MA_by_Research_proposal.doc) and upload this with your application. Practice as Research Students will also need to provide a succinct professional biography, and submit no more than one DVD (15 mins. max.), OR links to YouTube clips (good quality), of excerpts from their professional practice. Your online application must be submitted no later than Monday 19th March 2012.

To be considered for the AHRC bursary, or any other faculty studentship in the Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences (FASS) at Lancaster University, download the application form, http://www.lancaster.ac.uk/fass/gradschool/funding/docs/FASS_PGT_Studentship_Application-Form_2012-13.doc. The funding application form must be submitted to Jennifer Bull, LICA PG Coordinator, LICA Building, Lancaster University, Lancaster, LA1 4YW no later than 12noon Monday 26th March 2012.

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