Wednesday, July 22, 2009

5 PhD Studentships at York St. John University, UK (Scholarship from UK)

5 PhD Studentships at York St. John University, UK

Research PhD Studentships

The University invites applications for five competitively awarded fully-funded research studentships, to commence 1 October 2009. Applicants must have (or be about to complete) a relevant degree (at least a 2:1 Honours or a Masters) and should submit a proposal that clearly demonstrates an aptitude for researching a specific topic covered by one of the following themes or areas:

•Performance and Performativity in the Arts - Prof Gary Peters
•Spirituality and Education - Prof Julian Stern
•Participation motivation in sport and its impact on health related behaviour in children and youth - Prof Howard Hall
•Motivational processes associated with multidimensional perfectionism in sport and exercise - Prof Howard Hall
•Practical and Empirical Theology - Dr Andrew Village, within one of the following areas: Cathedral Studies; Attitudes and beliefs of lay Christians; Prejudice, race and religion

The studentships will include the payment of all tuition fees and carry a bursary of £13,500 per annum. Studentships will be renewed annually, subject to suitable academic progress, for a maximum of 3 years.

Students will be provided with excellent facilities in the University’s new Graduate Centre located in the historic city of York. Research degrees are awarded by the University of Leeds

For further information E:
T:01904 876753 .

Closing date for applications is 7 August 2009

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