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Level: PhD
Duty: Research
Linguistic Field: General Linguistics Syntax, Phonology, Language Acquisition, Historical Linguistics, Discourse, Sociolinguistics
Application Deadline: 08-Mar-2013
Supporting Institution: University of Ulster
School of Communication
LL Issue: 24.1020
Posted: 26-Feb-2013
Support Description: The linguistic unit invites applications for PhD studies in Linguistics for the academic year 2013-14. For information on possible projects visit: http://www.socsci.ulster.ac.uk./gradschool/ling_projects.html For information on the research interests of the members of the unit visit: http://www.socsci.ulster.ac.uk/irss/linguistics.html For information on how to apply visit: http://research.ulster.ac.uk/info/prospective/apply.html Deadline for applications 8th of March 2013. Department for Employment and Learning Research Studentships (DEL) 
The University has DEL research studentships available in many subject areas. These pay tuition fees and an annual maintenance award of not less than £13,726 per annum. Full awards are available only to applicants normally resident in the UK, eligibility criteria for this award can be found here. Applicants for these awards must have or expect to obtain in Summer 2013 the minimum of an upper second class honours degree in a subject area appropriate to the project. (DEL Terms and Conditons 2012/2013) Vice-Chancellor's Research Scholarships (VCRS)
A number of University funded VCRS will be available in certain subject areas. Applicants for these awards must have or expect to obtain in Summer 2013 the minimum of an upper second class honours degree in a specific research area (as advertised). They will cover tuition fees and a maintenance award of not less than £13,726 per annum for three years (subject to satisfactory academic performance). Applications are invited from UK, European Union and overseas students. Only candidates who are new applicants to PhD will be eligible. VCRS awards are not available for applicants for any other research degree nor for any candidate who has previously registered on a doctoral programme including MPhil/DPhil, PhD nor anyone who has already obtained a doctorate. For enquiries email Dr. Raffaella Folli r.folli Linguist List ulster.ac.uk
Application Web Address: http://research.ulster.ac.uk/info/prospective/apply.html
Contact Information: Dr Raffaella Folli r.folli@ulster.ac.uk Phone:00442890366615