North West Consortium
Doctoral Training Partnership
(Updated 16 Nov 2021) This call is for the 2022 edition of the North West Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership (NWCDTP), funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), which provides funding opportunities for students to undertake doctoral research and training. This opportunity is also open to international students.
4 Feb 2022
+2 Scheme (Two years full-time / Four years part-time Doctoral Study – current first year students only)
This scheme provides support for up to two years of full-time study/ four years of part-time study for students who are currently registered on the first year of a programme leading to the award of a doctoral degree. Students in their second or third year will not be eligible for funding.
+3 Scheme (Three years full-time/ Six years part-time Doctoral Study)
This scheme provides support for up to three years of full-time study/ six years of part-time study for a programme leading to the award of a doctoral degree.
The AHRC NWCDTP studentship award provides funds to meet:
The payment of approved fees to the institution and
A maintenance grant of £15,609 (Note: This was 2021-22 grant amount. The level of the grant for 2022-23 and the following years is subject to confirmation from the AHRC):
Students will receive additional disability allowance where appropriate.
OTHER KEY DATES
26th November 2021: Online application workshops via Zoom
11th January 202: Online application workshops via Zoom
14 January 2022: Candidates must have applied for a place on a programme at one of the seven NWCDTP institutions by this date (Note some institutions may have earlier deadlines). The seven NWCDTP institutions are the universities of Liverpool, Lancaster, Salford, Keele, Manchester, ManMet and the Royal Northern College of Music.
Note that while some organisers may accept applications from all around the world, you may still be required to travel to the host country in order to take part in the later stages of a competition for instance, or you may be required to live there for a period of time to take part in a funded programme (e.g. scholarship, incubator, accelerator).