AHRC White Rose (WRoCAH) funding applications now open

Posted on 9 November 2017

Applications for PhD research in any area of Music welcome. A number of fully-funded studentships are available for outstanding candidates.

The Department of Music at York (incorporating the Contemporary Music Reseach Centre) has particular expertise in the following areas:

  • Composition
  • Performance
  • Contemporary Music
  • Musical Analysis
  • Opera Studies
  • Baroque Music
  • Word and Music Studies
  • Music and Embodiment
  • Ethnomusicology
  • Instrumental and vocal pedagogy
  • Jazz and improvisation
  • Live electronics and sound art
  • Studio Production
  • Psychology of Music

Students may propose topics under any of these headings. For 2018 there are up to seven scholarships available. The scholarship covers the UK/EU tuition fees and, for eligible students, a maintenance grant (£14,553 in 2017/18). Students can also be awarded funding to support their research needs throughout the duration of their PhD.

Applicants for WRoCAH studentships must have made an application for PhD study before the WRoCAH funding deadline of Wednesday 24 January 2018 at 5pm (GMT).   Application forms may be found at the WRoCAH application page.

You are encouraged to discuss your application with a potential supervisor before making an application. For further details of specific staff interests, see:

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