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Honor Frost Foundation Masters And/or PhD Awards in Maritime Archaeology

International students are invited for a master scholarship in archaeology at University of Southampton. This position is available for 3 years in the first instance. Applications should be sent before May 15, 2019.

Honor Frost Foundation Masters and/or Doctoral Awards in Maritime Archaeology at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, University of Southampton

Applications are invited for a fully-funded studentship from the Honor Frost Foundation.

The Foundation’s mission is to promote the advancement and research, including publication, of maritime archaeology with particular focus on the eastern Mediterranean.The Foundation is keen to support educational opportunities for students from the primary regions where Honor worked and is supporting a fully funded scholarship in Maritime Archaeology for students from Cyprus, Lebanon, Egypt and Syria to attend the University of Southampton commencing in September 2019.

The scholarship is primarily for study at MA/MSc level with the possibility of further funding for PhD, but may also be offered at PhD level if there are suitable candidates. This award is only available to students from Cyprus, Lebanon, Egypt and Syria.

Students will be registered at the University of Southampton and supervised by experts in the field of Maritime Archaeology.

The successful candidate must demonstrate a genuine interest in maritime archaeology and would be expected to develop the subject in their home country upon their return.

The successful candidate will also be required to submit annual reports on their progress to the Honor Frost Foundation and contribute towards the Foundation's activities during the duration of their studies, including supporting the annual lecture.

The MA Scholarshiprequires: a good 2:1 honours degree (or equivalent) in either archaeology or a related discipline.You must be a citizen ofCyprus, Lebanon, Egypt or Syria.

The MA scholarship is tenable for one year, commencing September 2019, at an annual stipend of 15,000 with an additional travel fund of 1000, which can be drawn as required during your study. Tuition fees will also be paid directly to the University at the appropriate fee rate.There may also be the opportunity to continue to PhD, fully funded, for a further 3 years on completion of the MA/MSc.

The PhD scholarshiprequires: agood 2:1 honours degree (or equivalent) and a Masters in either archaeology or a related discipline. You must be a citizen ofCyprus, Lebanon, Egypt or Syria.

The PhD scholarship is tenable for a maximum of three years, commencing September 2019, at an annual stipend of 15,000 with an additional travel fund of 1000 per annum, which can be drawn as required during your tenure. Tuition fees will also be paid directly to the University at the appropriate fee rate.

Application for this studentship is by CV; a sample of written work (4,000 words, max); and a personal statement of up to 800 words explaining why you feel you are suitable for the MA or PhD scholarship. Please also arrange for two academic references to be sent independently by the deadline. All material should be sent to fah-pgr-apply@soton.ac.uk. Please note all candidates will also need to apply to the University of Southampton through the normal application procedure in order to be eligible for the studentship. As part of the doctoral application a 1,500 word research proposal is also required.

As part of the application process, you will be asked to provide IELTS or equivalent certification.Our application process requires a minimum IELTS score of 6.5 for MA and PhD.Should you be offered an award, we may require you to attend an intensive English language course and/or English language support classes either prior to or during the award period.The costs of this may be included in the studentship.

We may invite you for interview. Interviews will take place over the telephone, by Skype or in person later in May or early June 2019, date TBC


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