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MA programmes and opportunities: archives 2016


Kent Archaeological Society (KAS)
Thirsk Prize
awarded for a dissertation or a long essay, submitted as part of a successful Master’s degree, which is judged to be a major contribution to the history of Kent (including districts which were originally part of the county and are now within the Medway unitary authority and the London boroughs of Bexley, Bromley, Greenwich and Lewisham).
Closing date: 31 December 2016

Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship Program
for master’s and doctoral studies in oceanography, marine biology, maritime archaeology, and all other science, engineering, social science, and resource management disciplines involving ocean and coastal areas, and particularly encourages women and members of minority groups to apply.
Closing date: 9 December 2016

Ibero-Amerikanisches Institut – Preußischer Kulturbesitz
Projekt „End- und Postklassik im nördlichen Campeche, Mexiko: Kontinuitäten und Brüche“
Studentische Hilfskräfte
der Altamerikanistik, Vor- und Frühgeschichte, Lateinamerika-Studien, Archäologie oder eines vergleichbaren Studienganges mit Schwerpunkt auf Lateinamerika und/oder Vor- und frühgeschichtlicher Archäologie
Closing date: 24 November 2016

Historic Royal Palaces (HRP)
HRP Heritage Science Scholarship
open to candidates accepted onto the UCL MRes in Science and Engineering in Art, Heritage and Archaeology (SEAHA).
Closing date: not specified (advert expires 1 September 2016)

University of Nottingham
School of Humanities – Digital Humanities Centre (DHC)
MA/MSc Scholarship – DHC Research Associate
in the Departments of Archaeology, Art History, Classics, History, Music, Philosophy, and Theology and Religious Studies.
Closing date: 1 August 2016

University of Bradford
School of Archaeological Sciences
ONE Full-time Masters Studentship Award
linked to the AHRC Heritage Consortium; on any of our Masters programmes: MA Archaeology; MSc Archaeological Prospection; MSc Archaeological Sciences; MSc Human Osteology and Palaeopathology; MSc Forensic Archaeology & Crime Scene Investigation.
Closing date: 15 July 2016

Historic Royal Palaces (HRP)
HRP Heritage Science Scholarship
funding a scholarship which welcomes black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) candidates accepted onto the UCL MRes in Science and Engineering in Art, Heritage and Archaeology (SEAHA)
Closing date: 15 July 2016

University of Hull
Heritage Consortium
MRes History
Closing date: 7 July 2016

Greek Archaeological Committee UK (GACUK)
Scholarships in Greek Archaeology in the UK for 2016/2017
Closing date: 6 June 2016

Institute for Archaeo-Metallurgical Studies (IAMS) & Institute of Archaeology
two student bursaries for postgraduate studies in archaeometallurgy
Closing date: 1 June 2016

University of Birmingham
Birmingham Research Institute for History and Cultures
New Masters and PhD Scholarships available for 2016 entry
Crossing traditional boundaries of chronology, geography, and methodology, it brings together scholars from the departments of History, Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology, and African Studies.
MA and MRes Scholarships
Closing date: 20 May 2016

University of Bristol
Institute of Greece, Rome, and the Classical Tradition
2016/17 Morgan Scholarship
in any field of research within the Institute’s remit. The scholarship will be offered to a student who has been accepted by the University of Bristol for a one-year MPhil or for the first year of her/his PhD.
Closing date: 15 May 2016

Central European University
Advanced Master’s Programs
with scholarships
including History
Closing date: 3 May 2016

University of Southampton
Honor Frost Foundation Masters and/or Doctoral Awards in Maritime Archaeology
for students from Cyprus, Lebanon and Syria
Closing date: 2 May 2016

Sheffield Hallam University
Development And Society
Masters in English / History
MA studentship
funded by Humanities in connection with the AHRC Heritage Consortium and proposals around a heritage topic within English, or History will be particularly welcome
Closing date: 22 April 2016

University of Cambridge
McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research
MPhil studentship
to contribute to a project (directed by Dr Ryan Rabett, Queen’s University Belfast) in Southeast Asian archaeology and cultural heritage, centred on the Tràng An Landscape Complex, Ninh Binh province, Vietnam. The studentship will focus on Southeast Asian late Pleistocene to mid-Holocene stone technology and will form one of the central elements in a new phase of field-based research within the project.
Closing date: 15 April 2016

University of Leeds
School of History and the Institute of Medieval Studies
Taught Masters Scholarships
at least one scholarship will be made available for students on each of the following programmes if suitably strong candidates come forward:
MA History of History of Health, Medicine and Society
MA War and Strategy
MA Medieval History/MA Medieval Studies
Closing date: 30 March 2016

American Anthropological Association
Summer Internship Program
1) NHHC Internship
The Underwater Archaeology Branch (UAB) of the Naval History & Heritage Command (NHHC)
2) National Museum of African Art Internship
Closing date: 14 March 2016 (i.e. shortened from 31 March 2016)

University of Kent
School of History
Taught Masters Scholarship Opportunities
Research Masters Scholarship Opportunities
Closing date: 14 March 2016

University of Edinburgh
School of History, Classics and Archaeology
Sheila Cannell Postgraduate Scholarship
One scholarship of £2,000 will be awarded to an applicant accepted onto a one year Masters programme within the School of History, Classics and Archaeology.
Closing date: 3 March 2016 (i.e. extended from 8 February 2016)

University of East Anglia
Sainsbury Research Unit
4 x MA Arts of Africa, Oceania and the Americas Scholarships
Employing anthropological, archaeological and art-historical approaches, it is suitable as a stand-alone Master’s or as a foundation for doctoral research.
Closing date: 1 March 2016

Antikensammlung der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz
Teilprojekt „Klassifikation und Pluralisierung: Antike(n) im Museum“ des Sonderforschungsbereichs 644 „Transformationen der Antike“
studentische Hilfskraft
Archäologie, Kunstwissenschaft, Kunst- und Wissenschaftsgeschichte
Closing date: 23 February 2016

Central European University
Department of Medieval Studies
Department of History
Closing date: 4 February 2016

Society for Archaeological Sciences
SAS Student Research International Travel Award &
Closing date: 1 February 2016

Victoria and Albert Museum & Royal College of Art
Fully funded scholarships for Postgraduate Study in the History of Design = V&A/RCA Scholarships & Awards 2016–18
Closing date: 13 January 2016 (priority deadline)

University of Oxford
Over 1,000 fully-funded scholarships
Closing date: 8 or 22 January 2016

Service du patrimoine de la Direction générale des patrimoines
Allocations de formation et de recherche Monuments historiques 2016
à des étudiants dans le cadre d’un diplôme d’études supérieures (master II, doctorat ou équivalent) des allocations pour des travaux universitaires dont les résultats attendus sont susceptibles d’éclairer l’action de la Sous-direction des monuments historiques et des espaces protégés.
Closing date: 4 January 2016


Closing date not specified (ordered by post date)

Victoria and Albert Museum
Postgraduate Study in the History of Design at the Victoria and Albert Museum and the Royal College of Art
Fully funded scholarships
Closing date: not specified (advert expires 31 March 2016)

University of Buckingham
Scholarship opportunity: MA in French and British Decorative Arts and Historic Interiors
Closing date: not specified (advert expires 15 March 2016)


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