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A number of Faculty Postgraduate bursaries and scholarships are available for students wishing to study for a Masters degree, a Masters Degree followed by a PhD (“1 3”), or for a PhD degree within the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.
Applications for bursaries can be made in the following disciplines in postgraduate study:
Art | Creative Writing | Criminology | Design | English Language | English Literature | Environment, Culture & Society | Languages & Cultures | Film | Gender & Women’s Studies | History | Law | Linguistics | Media & Cultural Studies | Music | Philosophy | Politics | Religious Studies | Social Anthropology | Social Work | Sociology | Theatre Studies
The shortlisting of awards is administered by individual departments. Applicants wishing to be considered for these awards should contact their prospective department for details of the application process. All applicants must already hold an offer of a place to study in any department in the Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences before applying for a scholarship, and be due to commence their studies during the 2018-19 academic year.
A variety of scholarships will be awarded up to the level of a fees bursary plus £15,000 maintenance.
Please read the relevant terms & conditions before applying:
Faculty MA Scholarships 2018 terms and conditions
Faculty 1 3 Scholarships 2018 terms and conditions
Faculty Research Scholarships 2018 terms and conditions
Applications should be submitted to the relevant departmental contact on the Faculty Scholarship application form 2018.
Eligibility: All full-time and part-time students with an offer of a place of study
Deadline: 2 March 2018 (5 pm)
For details of the application procedures in each of our departments see the relevant PG funding page (where you will also find information about any departmental awards):
English Literature & Creative Writing
Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts (LICA) – Masters; PhD
Languages & Cultures
Linguistics & English Language – Masters; PhD
Politics, Philosophy & Religion (PPR)
Sociology – Masters; PhD