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Wolfson Foundation - Wolfson Postgraduate Scholarships in the Humanities

General information on this scholarship

Wolfson Foundation
Wolfson Postgraduate Scholarships in the Humanities

General Description

The Wolfson Foundation is offering the Wolfson Postgraduate Scholarships in the Humanities to support and promote excellence in the fields of science and medicine, health, education, and the arts and humanities. The Wolfson Foundation has awarded three scholarships to the University of Sheffield, which the University has match-funded to create six awards, in the areas of history, literature and languages. The scholarships will be awarded to outstanding students who demonstrate the potential to make an impact on one of these fields and to be future academic leaders. They will be awarded solely on merit to students aspiring to an academic career. Value: Full tuition fees, a stipend of EURO 18,770 per year, and a Research Support fund of EURO 6,880 for study visits, conferences, books, consumables and equipment. Length: 3 years.


Awards are open to UK, EU and international applicants; applicants must have a strong academic record, including a first class or upper second class undergraduate degree and a Masters degree in a field of study relevant to their research (or equivalent qualifications); and should be applying to start their first year of study on a full-time or part-time PhD with the University.

Application deadlines

The following deadlines apply: