Scholarships and Student Funding

John Orr Research Award

An award for research in any romance literature, language or dialect. Preference may be given to those working in language studies.


The award is tenable by postgraduate students who are graduates of the University, registered as candidates for an intermediate or higher degree in the University, or will be registered as such in September 2015.

Students who will be entering their 4th year of PhD study in September 2015 will not be eligible to apply. Applicants must normally be graduates of not more than five years’ standing.

The award, which shall not exceed £2,300 per annum, is advertised annually with applications for renewal being considered on an equal footing with new applications.


This award is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for the 2014-2015 academic session.

Mr Liam Forbes

Postgraduate Administrator

  • College of Humanities and Social Science

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