Grant: PhD position at the Centre for Heritage at Kent

The Centre for Heritage at Kent (Canterbury campus) will offer one scholarship to support one UK/EU doctoral research student in the field of heritage. This scholarship will cover full home/EU fees. The scholarship will be offered for one year in the first instance, renewable for a maximum of three years, subject to satisfactory academic performances.

The University of Kent is committed to the provision and support of an inclusive and balanced environment that respects and celebrates diversity. As part of this commitment, applicants from a wide range of backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

We would particularly welcome applications in the following areas:

  • Management of classical or archaeological sites
  • Heritage and human rights
  • Heritage and development
  • Heritage and hidden histories


The Centre for Heritage at Kent Scholarship will be awarded to one outstanding applicant, able to demonstrate a high level of academic achievement, excellent communication skills, and the potential to make a strong contribution to their chosen field of research. Candidates must:

  • Hold a Master’s degree at merit or distinction in a relevant subject or equivalent
  • Hold an offer of a place on a full-time doctoral research degree in the School of European Culture and Languages for the academic year commencing September 2014
  • Have a high-quality research proposal.

How to apply

  • Candidates must make a formal application to study on an eligible doctoral programme and have received an offer of a place to commence their studies in September 2014
  • Candidates must then send a supporting statement, not exceeding 1,000 words, outlining why they feel they are suitable to be considered for this scholarship
  • The supporting statement should be sent to the SECL Postgraduate Coordinator, Jacqui Martlew:
  • The deadline for applications: 5.00pm, 15 April 2014.
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