Thursday, February 12, 2009

SCHOLARSHIPS- PhD Research on Central Asian Politics at the Univ. of Exeter

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SCHOLARSHIPS- PhD Research on Central Asian Politics at the Univ. of Exeter

Posted by: John Heathershaw <>

PhD Studentships in Exeter's Department of Politics 2009-10

Exeter's Department of Politics, one of the top ten departments in the
country for research in Politics and International Relations, is
pleased to invite applications for PhD studentship awards to begin
October 2009. We are offering three types of funding:

1. ESRC Studentship (1+3/+3 funding)
2. Departmental Studentships (3 years funding)
3. Bursaries (3 years funding)

Awards are open to all fields of politics represented within the
department, including Central Asian Politics and International
Relations. See

For specific details on Exeter's research in Islamic, Persian,
Turkic-area and Central Asian studies please consult the following web-pages:

1. ESRC PhD Studentship (1+3/+3)
Funding is available for a three-year PhD studentship (+3) or a
four-year programme of training (1+3) including an MRes in Politics.
The award includes full payment of Home fees and an annual stipend
(£13,290) in 2009/10), subject to satisfactory progress. This award is
open to UK and other EU students who meet University and ESRC
eligibility requirements.

2. Departmental Studentships available to students beginning
programmes in Politics in 2009/10. These prestigious awards are worth
over £49,500 for home students and £68,000 for international students
over three years.

3. Bursaries available to students beginning MPhil and PhD programmes
in Politics in 2009/10. The awards are worth £21,000 over three years.

Application deadline: 27th March 2009.

To be considered for one of our studentships/bursaries, applicants
need to have received an offer by Friday 27th March.

For more information about these studentships and bursaries please see:

For general enquiries please contact Professor Andrew Massey

For enquiries to study Central Asian politics and international
relations please contact Dr John Heathershaw (

Dr John Heathershaw
Lecturer, Dept of Politics
University of Exeter

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