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Scholarships: Study Media Studies For Free At University of Kent UK, Here’s How

The department of Film and Media at the University of Kent in the United Kingdom has called for applications for the October 2022 entry to their PhD on a fully funded scholarship.

“The Department of Film & Media at the University of Kent invites applications for October 2022 entry to our PhD programme,” the department administration announced.

The University of Kent is part of the CHASE AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership (alongside The Courtauld Institute of Art, the Universities of East Anglia, Essex, and Sussex, Goldsmiths, University of London, Birkbeck, University of London and SOAS University of London.

Successful applicants for PhD study will be able to apply for studentship funding.

The University of Kent provides an intellectual environment that fosters the problem-driven and cross-and interdisciplinary research vital to addressing the new challenges of a world shaped by the speed of technological innovation and global change.

Understanding and promoting the value of human culture and creativity in addressing such challenges is central to the CHASE vision of postgraduate research and professional development.

The University supports discipline-based projects, but also specializes in interdisciplinary research and research in emerging fields of study and creative practice. Its research and training environment encourages our doctoral students to develop interdisciplinary methodologies and to explore how to integrate their research with developments in digital technologies.

In addition, the University’s network of partnerships with leading arts and humanities organizations and creative industries provides an outstanding resource for CHASE scholars.

Here’s how to apply:

Applications for funding will be considered by the University with the best applicants put forward to four CHASE selection panels. Applications will be considered on a competitive basis.

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Note that for 2022 entry, two Stuart Hall Foundation studentships will be awarded to students from Black, Asian or minority ethnicity groups.

As well as the usual benefits of a CHASE studentship, successful awardees will benefit from working with the Stuart Hall Foundation to develop their career and research profile.

All CHASE awards cover both fees and maintenance. UK and international (including EU) students are eligible to apply for these awards. The funding will cover professional development opportunities, including the enhancement of public engagement skills and placements with CHASE partner organisations in the UK and overseas.

See further information here:

However, to be considered for one of these awards, please note that you need to have applied to a PhD programme at Kent by 5 December 2021.

“We encourage you to contact us as early as possible to discuss your proposal. For any enquiries to the PhD programme of the Department of Film & Media please contact the Director of Graduate Studies, Dr Jonathan Friday ( For full details of the subject areas covered, and how to apply, please see the CHASE,” the University indicated.

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