Information for Applicants to the Departments of Anthropology, Archaeology, Biology and Earth Sciences
Applications are invited for a Boise Trust Scholarship for postgraduate research, tenable at the University from the beginning of Michaelmas Term 2024.
The Boise Trust Fund was established by Charles Watson Boise to support research on the antiquity and evolutionary origin of modern Homo sapiens and other hominins, with particular emphasis on the continued exploration of appropriate sites in Africa, and on the early migration of Palaeolithic communities.
All applications should be in this field of research.
The Boise Trust Scholarship is awarded for up to 3.5 years and at present, offers:
- a maintenance grant at the current RCUK stipend rate per annum - payment of fees (Home/Overseas)
- Research Support Grant of £5,000 per annum for the first three years of the scholarship (with the potential to apply for up to a further £3,000 per annum under the small Boise Trust awards scheme).
Applications are made online using the standard University application form available from 1st September 2023. All eligible applications received by the relevant department will be automatically considered for this scholarship.
The closing date is Friday 5 January 2024.
The details of how to apply are available by clicking here.
For further information, please contact: Biology Trust Fund Administrator – email: email@example.com