Scholarships and Student Funding

John Orr Research Award

The School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures will offer one award for research in any romance literature, language or dialect.


The award is worth £2,300 and will be tenable for one academic year.

Deadline: 3 May 2021.


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 2021.

Students who will be entering their 1st to 3rd year of PhD study in September 2021 (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 2021, 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 PG Admissions

Further information

Literatures, Languages and Cultures