Application for 2021 WRoCAH AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Award (CDA) Studentships is a THREE stage process.
Expressions of interest to WRoCAH – closing deadline 9 April 2021
By 5pm on Friday 9 April 2021, applicants are required to submit to WRoCAH an Expression of Interest, which should include:
A CV with details of academic qualifications;
A covering letter comprising a two-page statement to convey your motivation and enthusiasm for the project, and to demonstrate your suitability for your intended PhD studies with the University and Project Partner;
The covering letter should specifically highlight the following:
Your interest in the project and details on why you have chosen that University and Project Partner.
How you will apply your current skills, knowledge and experience to undertake a PhD and the approach you would take to develop the project.
How the project fits into your career plans and ambitions.
16 April 2021: decision on short-listing
The short-list of candidates to be invited for an interview will be announced on Friday 16 April 2021. Short-listed candidates must complete a PhD programme application before interview. If you are short-listed for an interview you will be sent details of how to apply for a place at the university related to the project. At that point you will need to submit the names and contact details of two referees, copies of transcripts of your academic qualifications and (if applicable) an IELTS certificate.
w/c 26 April 2021: interviews
Interviews will involve the academic supervisor, Project Partner supervisor and a member of the WRoCAH Studentships Committee. They will be conducted online.
2021 CDA Projects