Postgraduate funding for Art students
CHASE Doctoral Research Studentships
CHASE is a consortium of nine institutions: the Courtauld Institute of Art, Goldsmiths, University of London, the Open University, University of East Anglia, University of Essex, University of Kent, University of Sussex, Birkbeck, University of London and SOAS, University of London.
CHASE Doctoral Research Studentships are three-year awards for PhDs starting in September 2019. 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 2019-20 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.
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 an 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 2019.
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.
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.