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.


The  award is tenable by postgraduate students who are graduates of the University, registered as candidates for an Masters or PhD degree in Romance literature, language or dialect in the University, or will be registered as such in September 2023. Preference may be given to those working in language studies: we can typically supervise research in French, Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan, and Italian.

Students who will be entering their 1st to 3rd year of PhD study in September 2023 (or the part-time equivalent) will be eligible to apply.


Eligible applicants should complete an application form.  The application deadline for 2022 entry is Thursday 4th May 2023. 

Application Form

Further information