PhD at Centre for the Study of Human Rights, UK

Deadline: 29/04/2010
Open to: Master/PhD students working in areas relevant to religious, racial and cultural intolerance
Fund: £15,000

The Frederick Bonnart-Braunthal Scholarship programme is aimed at combating intolerance. It supports research to this end, from any academic discipline. The scholarship is for current and prospective MPhil/PhD students at London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) working in areas relevant to religious, racial and cultural intolerance.

Scholarship structure
* (up to) four-year award beginning in October 2010;
* the award has an annual value of £15,000, which will cover fees in all cases;
* the remainder of the award once fees have been paid will be made available for maintenance purposes;
* the award is renewable annually subject to satisfactory academic performance;
* to be awarded on the basis of potential to make a difference in and around the study of intolerance.

Eligibility
The applicants need to have a formal offer of a place on LSE doctoral programme and be nominated by your prospective supervisor.
If the potencial applicant is not registered on LSE doctoral programme, he/she should contact the staff member of the interested field. Prospective students will also need to submit an application for admission to the School via the LSE Graduate Admissions Office.

Application procedure
The scholarship application should take the form of the following:
1. a completed application form, which includes a personal statement of no more than 1500 words;
2. a curriculum vitae which includes the academic background;
3. a supporting statement (in the form of a letter of reference) from the (prospective) supervisor.

The scholarship application need to be submitted by 29th April 2010 to Zoe Gillard: [email protected]

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