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Postgraduate funding for Art students

CHASE Doctoral Research Studentships

CHASE is a consortium of seven members: the Courtauld Institute of Art, Goldsmiths, University of London, the Open

CHASE Doctoral Research Studentships are three-year awards for PhDs starting in September 2018. A studentship is worth approximately £19,000 per year for maintenance and tuition fees.

CHASE Doctoral Research Studentships are open to UK and EU students who meet the residency requirements set out in the RCUK Conditions of Research Training Grants.

We are looking for exceptional research projects to nominate for the 2018-19 CHASE Doctoral Research Studentship competition.

To be put forward, you must apply during Round 1 of our applications process in the Department of Art and be accepted onto the MPhil/PhD Programme.

Round 1
Deadline: Monday, 13 November 2017 at 5.00pm
Interviews: Thursday, 7 December and Friday, 8 December 2017

See website for MPhil/PhD Programme in Art and MPhil/PhD Programme in Curating for full details on how to apply.

Applicants selected to be put forward for CHASE from this round of applications will then write a CHASE application in consultation with their proposed supervisor. The application will first be considered at institutional level; that is, in competition with other applications across Goldsmiths. If successful at this level, the application will then be entered into the competition at the level of the CHASE consortium. Successful candidates will be notified of final decisions in April 2018.

Please note that applicants who are interviewed and accepted onto the MPhil/PhD Programme in Round 1, but not put forward for CHASE funding, will automatically be considered for a Departmental Doctoral Research Bursary in Round 2.

Departmental Doctoral Research Bursaries

We offer two Departmental Doctoral Research Bursaries for PhDs starting in September 2018. The bursaries are held for three years and worth £5,000 each year – essentially, the bursaries act as tuition waivers.

To be considered for a bursary, you must apply during Round 2 of our applications process in the Department of Art and be accepted onto the MPhil/PhD Programme.

Round 2 Deadline:
Monday, 16 April 2018 at 5.00pm
Interviews: Wednesday, 2 May and Thursday, 3 May 2018

See website for MPhil/PhD Programme in Art and MPhil/PhD Programme in Curating for full details on how to apply.

Graduate Trainee Tutorships

The Department may offer a number of yearly teaching assistantships for MPhil/PhD researchers. The full terms and conditions are available in the Department of Art Office and any appointments will be made in the summer term for the next academic year. Graduate Trainee Tutorships are subject to Department funding and thus we are unable to guarantee the number for the next year at the outset of the current academic year.

GTTs are offered on the basis of interviews with relevant Programme Directors. Successful applicants may be asked to teach on a number of different programmes in the Art Department.

Fee waivers

The MFA Fine Art offers three £5000 fee waiver awards. These are granted by the programme to the best applicants.

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