Dec 30, 2012

General Linguistics: PhD Student, University of Manchester, UK

The Department of Linguistics and English Language at the University of
Manchester invites high-quality PhD proposals in any of our areas of research
expertise. Outstanding applications will be eligible for a several competitive
scholarships.

The President's Doctoral Scholar (PDS) Competition is open to students of all
nationalities and research areas starting in September 2013. The Award covers
tuition fees (home/EU or international, as appropriate) and the equivalent of
the research council stipend (�13,590 in 2012-13).

For further information, please see
http://documents. manchester. ac.uk/display. aspx?DocID= 14860

The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Competition is open to UK and
EU students starting a PhD degree in September 2013.The award covers tuition
fees and a maintenance stipend (�13,590 in 2012-13) for UK students and
tuition fees only for EU students.

For further information, please see
http://documents. manchester. ac.uk/display. aspx?DocID= 14888

In order for applicants to be considered for either a PDS or an AHRC award, an
application to the School for a place on the PhD programme has to be received
by Friday 1 February 2013. The submission date for the applications under the
PDS and AHRC schemes is Friday 1 March 2013. Please see
http://www.alc. manchester. ac.uk/fees/ postgraduate- research- funding/ for
details of the application process and further information. Information on
additional awards (Graduate Scholarships and fee bursaries) offered by the
School, for which applicants may be eligible, will also be posted there once
confirmed.

The Department of Linguistics and English Language is an international centre
for Linguistics and English Language, with 20 full-time members of staff and
approximately 25 Postgraduate Research students. Its staff members, many of
whom are internationally renowned scholars in their specialisms, represent a
unique breadth of subject areas and theoretical approaches. Each of them also
has a special interest in particular languages and language families. In their
research, members of the department combine the advancement of theoretical
approaches with a strong concern for their empirical and methodological
foundations. For more information about the research interests of individual
members of staff and current postgraduate students, please visit
http://www.alc. manchester. ac.uk/subjects/ lel/. Please note that we cannot
normally supervise applications focusing mostly on Language Teaching and
Learning.

Postgraduate Research students in Linguistics and English Language are part of
the diverse and dynamic postgraduate community in the new Graduate School of
the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures
(http://www.alc. manchester. ac.uk/graduatesc hool/).

For informal inquiries about the academic side of the application process,
please contact the Postgraduate (Research) Programme director, Prof Eva
Schultze-Berndt, at Eva.Schultze- Berndt at manchester.ac. uk.

For questions about the administrative side of the application process, please
visit http://www.alc. manchester. ac.uk/apply/
or contact Ms Rachel Corbishley at Phdsalc at manchester.ac. uk.

Application Deadline: 01-Feb-2013 

Web Address for Applications: http://www.alc. manchester. ac.uk/apply/ 

Contact Information: 
Prof Eva Schultze-Berndt 
eva.schultze- berndt@mancheste r.ac.uk 

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