The Centre for the Advanced Study of the Arab World (CASAW) at the University of Edinburgh is pleased to invite applications for the following postgraduate studentships:
- One 1-yr Masters + 3-year PhD Studentship
- One 2-yr Masters Studentship
Applications will be accepted from students intending to study any aspect of the Arab world (including, but not limited to: history, politics, religion, anthropology, international relations).
The 2-year Masters studentship will be available to an outstanding student who wishes to undertake the 2-year Masters degree in Arab World Studies at the University of Edinburgh starting in September 2010. This degree comprises 8 months in Edinburgh dedicated to intensive study of the Arabic language and training in research methods followed by 4 months at an institution in the Arab world. The second year of the programme is done at Edinburgh and includes further Arabic language training, discursive courses and a dissertation.
The above studentships will include a stipend of c. £12,000 per annum and cover the cost of home/EU tuition fees. Applicants must fulfil the University's home fee requirements. Please see the following website for clarification: http://www.ed.ac.uk/studying/postgraduate/fees-finance/fee-status.
To be considered for any of these studentships, candidates must apply by 15 May 2010. Please submit an application for study via the following link http://www.ed.ac.uk/studying/postgraduate/applying and indicate in your application that you wish to apply for CASAW funding and include a CV, covering letter, and 2 academic references. If applying for doctoral funding, submit a research proposal of 2000 words.
If you have further questions, please contact the CASAW Administrator (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Please note that in addition to the above studentships, a limited number of awards will be available at CASAW's partner universities, the University of Manchester and Durham University. For information about these awards, contact the CASAW Administrator (email@example.com).
Further information about CASAW is available at http://www.casaw.ac.uk/