Postgraduate Funding

Postgraduate Funding Opportunities in Language and Communication Research

ESRC Studentships in Language and Communication at Cardiff

The Centre for Language and Communication Research (CLCR) is able to support applications to the ESRC Open Studentship Competition for PhD studentships, covering tuition fees for British and EU students plus a generous stipend.
You must apply for your Cardiff University degree programme by Monday 7th February 2011.
Further information is available here

In order to be considered for a studentship, in the first instance you need to apply for postgraduate study at Cardiff University. Please contact Dr Justine Coupland (PhD Admissions, CouplandJ@cf.ac.uk), or Professor Peter Garrett, (Director of Postgraduate Research, GarrettP@cf.ac.uk) or Mrs Dawn Harrington (CLCR Postgraduate Administrator, clcr-pg@cf.ac.uk) for further details.

Arts and Humanities Research Council Studentships (AHRC)

Under the Block Grant Partnership between the AHRC and the Centre for Language and Communication Research can also support applications for studentship awards, available in 2011/12, in the subject areas of Linguistics and in English Language and Literature. We invite applications for:

  • 1 Research Preparation Masters in Linguistics.
  • 1 doctoral award in Linguistics
  • 3 doctoral studentship awards in English Language and Literature

You must apply for your Cardiff University degree programme by Monday 7th February 2011.
For further details, application forms and guidance notes please visit

Cardiff University President’s Research Scholarships

The University is making available 72 “flagship” postgraduate research awards which carry the prestige of association with the University’s new President, the Nobel Prize for Medicine (2007) winner, Professor Sir Martin Evans. A number of these awards are available for postgraduates seeking to research in the area of ‘Re-constructing Multiculturalism’.
Deadline: The 2011/12 application process is beginning in Autumn 2010.
For more information, see: http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/presidents/multiculturalism/index.html

School Research Bursaries and ‘Cardiff 125’ Scholarships

Please see the following webpage for more information.

Please visit the Centre for Language and Communication website to find details of our primary research areas

For more information about these and other funding opportunities please contact:
Sarah Robertson, Academic Support Officer (encap-ac@cf.ac.uk).

Cardiff University
Centre for Language and Communication Research
School of English, Communication and Philosophy