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Level: PhD
Duty: Research
Linguistic Field: General Linguistics
Application Deadline: 28-Feb-2014
Supporting Institution: University of Ulster
School of Communication
LL Issue: 25.279
Posted: 16-Jan-2014
Support Description: The University of Ulster is pleased to announce its funding competition for PhD study starting in September 2014. Funding is available to applicants in the area of Linguistics. This message is to advertise potential applicants who would like to undertake postgraduate research in linguistics - please pass it on.

The activities of the Research Groups at Ulster are summarised here: http://www.socsci.ulster.ac.uk./gradschool/ling_projects.html

The first step is to approach a potential supervisor/advisor in the area that you would like to research. Feel free to contact us. We are listed on the Institute for Research in Social Science page: http://www.socsci.ulster.ac.uk/irss/linguistics.html

The University offers two types of fees and maintenance scholarships (DEL and Vice Chancellor studentships) and projects in Linguistics are welcome. Due to funding scheme dictates, the types of funding available are linked to an applicant's country of residence:
1) DEL Doctoral Studentships, offering fees and maintenance for UK-based students, and fees for EU-based students.
2) VCRS Doctoral Studentships, offering fees and maintenance for all students.

The deadline for applications is the 28th of February.
Application Web Address: https://srssb.ulster.ac.uk:4445/PROD/bwskalog.P_DispChoices
Contact Information: Dr Raffaella Folli r.folli@ulster.ac.uk Phone:00442890366615