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University of Warwick

Gad Heuman Postgraduate Bursary

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Any
Disciplines
2000 GBP
Grant
United Kingdom
Location
01 Apr 2025
Application deadline

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Overview

Scholarship type

Merit based

Number of scholarships to award

Multiple

Grant

Up to £2,000

Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction

Description

Funding is available every year to support substantive research and fieldwork in the Caribbean by postgraduate students at the University of Warwick. The funding is intended as a contribution towards expenses, such as travel to and subsistence in the Caribbean, and other costs incurred directly in relation to the research project.

This Postgraduate Bursary is named after Gad Heuman who was the long-standing Professor of Caribbean History and Director of the Centre for Caribbean Studies at the University, and is now an Emeritus Professor.

Applicable programmes

Benefits

A maximum of £2,000 will be awarded to each student.

 

Eligibility

  • Only postgraduates (both PGT and PGR) conducting research on the Caribbean and studying at the University of Warwick are eligible to apply for this bursary.
  • Priority will be given to applicants who have no other source of research funding (e.g. through their PhD studentship or from their home department).
  • Students demonstrating activities connected to the Yesu Persaud Centre for Caribbean Studies and the Humanities will be preferred. The research funded should normally be completed by 30 September of the year in which the application is made.

Scholarship requirements

Disciplines

Any

Locations

United Kingdom

Nationality

13 nationalities

Study experience required

Master

Age

Unknown

Application

Application deadline

01 Apr 2025

Postgraduate students applying for a Gad Heuman Postgraduate Bursary must provide:

A short statement (maximum 500 words) detailing their current research proposal, indicating how they would benefit directly from a short period of study in the Caribbean. Proposals should specify a clear research methodology and feasible timeline for the completion of the project.

A brief biographical statement, including a curriculum vitae.

A detailed budget with fully quoted costings, where possible.

Application Deadline:

The deadline for applications is 1 April each year.

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