Funding opportunities in Theatre and Performance

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There is a number of funding sources for both studying at Goldsmiths as well as for extra-curricular student projects.

Funding for study

Undergraduate funding and financial support for 2014 entry

Postgraduate funding and financial support for 2014 entry

Research funding portal 

CHASE Studentship Scheme

CHASE AHRC Funding for Theatre and Performance PGR Study, Department of Theatre and Performance, Goldsmiths, University of London

We are delighted to announce that Goldsmiths, University of London is one of seven members of the CHASE consortium that has received an award from the Arts and Humanities Research Council. CHASE stands for Consortium for Humanities and the Arts South-East England. As one of 11 new Doctoral Training Partnerships in the UK, CHASE will enrol its first students – approximately 75 - in October 2014 and over the 5 years of the award CHASE will support over 375 PhD students in the arts and humanities across our partner institutions.

A CHASE studentship is worth approximately £19,000 per year for maintenance and tuition fees.  Studentships are competitive across the consortium.

All applications received for PhD study in the Department of Theatre and Performance will be eligible for consideration for CHASE funding, subject to being offered a place. All applicants who wish to apply need to have been accepted on our doctoral programme by 31st January 2014. New applicants need to discuss their interest in being considered with their potential supervisor and/or with the Director of Postgraduate Studies: Professor Osita Okagbue: o.okagbue ( We urge prospective applicants to contact us as soon as possible – before 6th January 2014 - to discuss their project and to work with them to develop their application to meet the deadline. Enrolled students need to discuss their application with their supervisor.

Student project funding

Student Project Fund