AHRC Scholarships

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AHRC funding for UK / EU Arts and Humanities research students

The Midlands3Cities Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) will be awarding 410 PhD studentships over a five year period to excellent research students in the Arts and Humanities. 

The DTP, a collaboration between Nottingham Trent University (NTU) and Nottingham, Birmingham, Birmingham City, Leicester and De Montfort universities, provides research candidates with cross-institutional mentoring, expert supervision, including cross-institutional supervision where appropriate, subject specific and generic training, and professional support in preparing for a career.

Applications for 2016 are now open. 

How to apply

Step 1: Choose your supervisors - we require a minimum of two from across M3C DTP

NTU supervision is available across the following research areas:

Arts and Humanities

See our staff profiles for Arts and Humanities

Art and Design

See our staff profiles for Art and Design


See our Staff Profiles for Law

Step 2: Apply to your home university

This is the university where your primary supervisor is based.

Find out how to apply to NTU.

Email your completed application form

Step 3: Apply for funding

You can apply for your funding through the Midlands 3 Cities website.

Applications for 2016 are open until Tuesday 12 January 2016.

Application writing workshops

We have an Application Writing Workshop on Saturday 21 November at NTU.

Book your place .