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LINGUIST List 20.293

Fri Jan 30 2009

Support: General Linguistics: PhD Student, The University of Manchester

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        1.    Martina Faller, General Linguistics: PhD Student, The University of Manchester, United Kingdom

Message 1: General Linguistics: PhD Student, The University of Manchester, United Kingdom
Date: 30-Jan-2009
From: Martina Faller <m.fallermanchester.ac.uk>
Subject: General Linguistics: PhD Student, The University of Manchester, United Kingdom
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Institution/Organization: The University of Manchester
Department: Linguistics and English Language
Web Address: http://www.llc.manchester.ac.uk/subjects/lel/

Level: PhD

Duties: Research

Job Rank: PhD

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics


Funding Opportunities for Linguistics and English Language within the School of
Languages, Linguistics and Cultures at The University of Manchester

Manchester is an international centre for linguistics and English language. The
Department is virtually unique in the UK and beyond in the breadth of subject
areas and theoretical approaches represented by its members, many of whom are
internationally renowned scholars in their specialisms. Particular strengths in
the discipline include: endangered languages, field linguistics and language
documentation, the linguistics of English (both synchronic and diachronic),
phonetics and phonology, morphology, syntax (especially lexical-functional
grammar and construction grammar), typology, language contact and
sociolinguistics, historical linguistics (especially English, Romance and
Germanic), (formal) semantics and pragmatics, and corpus and computational
linguistics. More information about the department and the research interests of
its staff can be found at http://www.llc.manchester.ac.uk/subjects/lel/

The postgraduate community in the School of Languages, Linguistics and Cultures
is one of the largest and most diverse in the UK, enjoying state-of-the-art
facilities and excellent support within a high-quality research environment. In
step with our continuing expansion, the School is pleased to announce funding
opportunities for Home/EU and International students registering for a research
(Ph.D.) or a taught (M.A.) programme in 2009-10.

1. ORS Awards Scheme (overseas element of tuition fee)
Awards cover the difference between the Overseas and Home/EU rate of tuition
fee. Successful applicants may be awarded additional funding for the remainder
of the tuition fees and maintenance.
Closing date: 16 February 2009.

2. Ph.D. Studentships (tuition fees and maintenance)
Applicants who are eligible and suitably qualified should apply simultaneously
for AHRC funding (details below).

3. Ph.D. and M.A. Bursaries (partial awards)
Up to 7 Ph.D. bursaries of £3000 each and 6 M.A. fee bursaries of £3000 each
within the School, plus named awards in certain subject areas.

4. Chinese Studies Fee Bursaries
2 bursaries of up to £4000 each for students interested in pursuing
interdisciplinary research on China/the Chinese-speaking world.

5. Graduate Teaching Fellowships (GTFs)
3 GTFs in the following areas: 2 Polish (both 0.5) and Portuguese. The GTF will
be required to undertake a Ph.D. programme of study and to teach for 6 hours per
week full-time or 3 hours part-time.

6. AHRC Funding
The result of the University's bid to the AHRC for a fixed number of Master's
and Doctoral awards will be known at the end of February. The School anticipates
it will have a number of studentships available across its discipline areas.
More details are available from www.humanities.manchester.ac.uk/postgraduate/ahrc

The closing date for receipt of applications for all funding schemes (except
ORS) will be
1 April 2009. For further details, including the procedure for applications,
email Angela Aspden (see contact information below).

The University will actively foster a culture of inclusion and diversity and
will seek to achieve true equality of opportunityfor all members of its community.

Applications Deadline: 01-Apr-2009

Web Address for Applications: http://www.llc.manchester.ac.uk/postgraduate/funding/

Contact Information:
        Ms Angela Aspden

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