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[Commlist] PhD Scholarship in the School of Performing and Digital Arts

Fri Feb 28 14:15:14 GMT 2020

Please draw to the attention of anyone who might be interested in this scholarship which is open inter alia to applications for film, television and media PhD projects.

With thanks

Professor John Hill

Co-Director of Research

School of Performing and Digital Arts

Royal Holloway University of London


*PhD Scholarship in the School of Performing and Digital Arts*

*Royal Holloway, University of London, 2020-21*

The School of Performing and Digital Arts at Royal Holloway welcomes applications for a PhD College Scholarship for entry in 2020-21.

The School is comprised of three outstanding departments – Drama, Theatre and Dance; Media Arts; and Music. For information about the research culture and activities of each department and links to potential academic supervisors, see:

  * Department of Drama, Theatre and Dance

  * Department of Media Arts

  * Department of Music


Applications are invited for doctoral projects that intersect with the main research priorities of the School. These priorities are:

  * Arts and media heritage and archiving;
  * Digital creativity in drama, media and music;
  * Global/transnational displacement and culture;
  * Inclusion and diversity in the media and performing arts.

The studentship includes a stipend at Research Council UK 2020-21 rates of £15,285 + £2,000 London weighting per annum (plus fees at home/EU rates of £4,407) for three and half years. Studentships can be either full or part-time.

Applicants should have a good undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline, and a Masters-level qualification or equivalent which meets AHRC requirements for research training. Candidates with relevant work/professional experience who are considering doing a PhD are also encouraged to apply.

In order to apply, candidates are required to complete a Royal Holloway application form and indicate on this form that they wish to be considered for the Scholarship. The online application process is set out here <>.

If you have any questions about the application process, please contact the Doctoral School ((DoctoralSchool /at/ <mailto:(DoctoralSchool /at/>). For academic queries, please contact the School Director of Postgraduate Research, Dr Chris Megson ((chris.megson /at/ <mailto:(chris.megson /at/>).

The closing date for applications is *Monday 6 April 2020*. Candidates will be informed of the outcome of their application in May.

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