Postgraduate study

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.

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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.


The award is tenable by postgraduate students who are graduates of the University, registered as candidates for an Masters or PhD degree in the University, or will be registered as such in September 2018.

Students who will be entering their 1st to 3rd year of PhD study in September 2019 (or the part-time equivalent) will be eligible to apply.


Applicants should provide the following:
  • An application letter which should include their name, student number (UUN), degree programme being undertaken in September 2019, as well as a statement of any financial support or scholarships currently received or applied for, with an indication of its duration.
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • An outline of the research to be/being undertaken, methodology and an explanation of why it is important and original.
Applications should be emailed to:

LLC Postgraduate Admissions

Contact details

The deadline for applications to this scholarship is 1st May 2019.
Candidates will  be notified of the outcome by end of June 2019.