Author Topic: The Martin Lynn Scholarship for International Students in UK, 2014  (Read 317 times)

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The Royal Historical Society is offering postgraduate scholarship for international students at a UK institution. Eligible students will have successfully completed their first year of a full-time or first two years of part-time study by the award taken up. Annually the Society will make an award up to £1,000 to assist an historian pursuing postgraduate research on a topic in African history. Application should be submitted till June 2014.

Study Subject(s): Scholarship is provided in the field of African history offered by the university.

Course Level: This scholarship is available for pursuing postgraduate degree level.

Scholarship Provider: Martin Lynn and The Royal Historical Society

Scholarship can be taken at: UK

Eligibility: -Eligible students will be registered for a PhD or DPhil. Students must be registered at a UK institution. Students may be full time or part time.

-Eligible students will have successfully completed their first year of a full-time or first two years of part-time study by the award taken up.

-Applications are open to researcher of all nationalities; however the society does not normally fund students to do research in their own country of permanent residence if this is outside the UK.

-Applications will not be considered for research to be conducted within the four weeks immediately following the deadline.

Scholarship Open for International Students: International students can apply for this scholarship.

Scholarship Description: Thanks to the generosity of the family of the late Martin Lynn, the Society has pleasure in announcing the establishment of an annual award in his memory. Martin Lynn was Professor of African History in the Queen’s University, Belfast, the first scholar to hold a chair in African history in Ireland. His scholarly career was devoted to the history of West Africa and he published most extensively and importantly on the 19th and 20th century history of Nigeria. His scholarly achievements were matched by the reputation he enjoyed as an exciting and concerned teacher and a delightful, generous colleague and friend. This award reflects the interests of the man it commemorates. Annually the Society will make an award of up to £1,000 to assist an historian pursuing postgraduate research on a topic in African history.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): Not Known

What does it cover? Annually the Society will make an award of up to £1,000 to assist an historian pursuing postgraduate research on a topic in African history.

Selection criteria: In making its funding decisions, the research support committee use the following criteria:

- A well written proposal will enhance both the likelihood and the values of RHS funding.

-Priority is given to applicants who provide the clear evidence of the historical significance of their project as a whole and specify in detail how the requested funds will advance and enrich that project.

Notification: All applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application within the month of the closing date for applications.

How to Apply: The mode of applying is by post.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The closing date for applications will be in June 2014.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application


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