Leonard and Marion Jones Music Scholarship for UK, EU and Overseas at Cardiff University in UK, 2017

Cardiff Universitiy Scholarship

Cardiff University is offering Leonard and Marion Jones Music Scholarship Award for October 1, 2017 start. UK, EU, or international students are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

The aim of the PhD studentship is to enable and encourage academically able students from any nationality.

Cardiff is established as one of Britain’s leading universities. Its ambition is to be among the top 100 universities in the world and top 20 in the UK.

Candidates should hold or expect to gain a first class degree or a good 2.1 and/or an appropriate Master’s level qualification (or their equivalent).

Degree Level: Scholarship is available to pursue PhD programme.

Available Subject: Scholarship is awarded in the field of Music.

Scholarship benefits: Funding details

Tuition fee supportOther
The studentship amount is £5,000 per annum, to be paid as tuition fee contributions and a small yearly stipend.
Maintenance stipendThe reminder of the £5000 not used for tuition fees will be paid as a one off stipend to the successful student at the beginning of the academic year.
Additional funding offered£1,200 over the length of the candidature to support attending conferences, obtaining research materials, recording performances of their music, or conducting relevant research away from Cardiff

Number of Scholarships: One scholarship is available.

Scholarship can be taken in UK

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for scholarship:

ResidencyThis call is open to applicants who are Welsh-born or domiciled (UK, EU, or international)
Academic criteriaWe are seeking confident, innovative postgraduates with a record of achievement. Eligible applicants should have, or expect to achieve, either a Master’s degree with distinction or merit from a UK university or an equivalent qualification from outside of the UK, or have suitable professional experience.

Nationality: UK, EU, or international students are eligible to apply for this scholarship.


Application Procedure: Submit the following documentation (attached to a single email with the subject School of Music Studentship) to ParkinVA-at-cardiff.ac.uk:

  • A letter of application stating your reasons for wishing to pursue PhD study.
  • A short abstract of the proposed PhD study (maximum 500 words)
  • A full research proposal for the PhD study (maximum 1500 words, excluding references)
  • A CV
  • Official transcripts of previous higher education degrees
  • Two academic references

Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is May 15, 2017.

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