Fully funded AHRC CHASE studentships available for 2024/25 entry

The competition for AHRC CHASE studentships beginning in Autumn 2024 is now open.

As a research intensive university Birkbeck is part of the Consortium for the Humanities and the Arts South-east England (CHASE) Doctoral Training Programme. The consortium is funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and offers offers fully funded doctoral research studentships across the entire range of Birkbeck’s arts and humanities research.

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In addition to a maintenance stipend and tuition fees CHASE studentships provide access to opportunities for placements, fieldwork and extensive access to arts and humanities training. CHASE students join an active community of arts and humanities doctoral researchers within Birkbeck and across the CHASE consortium.

CHASE is is working in partnership with the Stuart Hall Foundation (SHF) to support at least two studentships a year for Home candidates from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic to undertake doctoral research in arts and humanities. Applicants with an interest in the work and legacy of Stuart Hall are particularly encouraged. All applicants will also be entered into the general studentship competition.

How to apply

For details of how to apply, and how applications will be considered please visit Birkbeck’s AHRC CHASE landing page.

Important: We strongly encourage you to submit a programme application as soon as you can. The earlier you receive an offer of a place on your chosen PhD programme, the earlier you can begin to prepare your application for CHASE funding.

Important dates

Friday 5 January 2024: Deadline to submit an application for entry to an MPhil/PhD programme here at Birkbeck.

Midday 26 January 2024: Deadline to submit an online CHASE application form to be considered by our Birkbeck CHASE recruitment and selection process.