Kent Journalism PhD Scholarship

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Call for PhD scholarship applications
June 28, 2013


The Centre for Journalism at the University of Kent is delighted to offer a doctoral scholarship, as part of the University's 50th Anniversary Research Scholarships scheme. The successful candidate will demonstrate academic excellence and outstanding research potential. The scholarship will be offered at the standard UK Research Councils' rate. We seek proposals on environmental journalism, journalism history or political journalism. Applications will be considered on merit and the Centre’s ability to offer supervision. 

 Applicants are asked to initially submit a:
·      cover letter;
·      curriculum vitae (including contact details of two referees); and a
·      thesis proposal of 3-5,000 words (including references). 
 The deadline for applications is noon on Friday June 28. Applications should be sent by email to Anastasia Bakowski at or by mail to:
            Anastasia Bakowski
            Centre Administrator
            Centre for Journalism
            University of Kent
            Gillingham Building
            Chatham Maritime
            Kent ME4 4AG
            United Kingdom
Candidates must hold a good Honours degree (First or 2/i) or a Master’s degree at merit or distinction in a relevant subject or equivalent. The successful candidate must make a formal application for postgraduate research study at the University of Kent.
Further information on the Anniversary Research Scholarships can be found at:  
Further scholarships and funding opportunities are also available in the Centre for Journalism at the University of Kent. For details, see:
For more information, please contact Professor Geoffrey Craig at

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