Frederick Bonnart-Braunthal Scholarship 2008/09, The London School of Economics and Political Science

The Bonnart-Braunthal Scholarship programme is aimed at combating intolerance. It supports research to this end, from any academic discipline. Current and prospective MPhil/PhD students working in areas relevant to religious, racial and cultural intolerance are invited to apply.

-a four-year award beginning in October 2008;
-the award has an annual value of £12,000, which will cover fees in all cases;
-the remainder of the award once fees have been paid will be made available for maintenance purposes;
-the award is renewable annually subject to satisfactory academic performance;
-to be awarded on the basis of academic excellence and potential to make a difference in and around the study of intolerance.

The scholarship will be coordinated by the LSE Centre for the Study of Human Rights, so in addition to joining the academic department of their supervisor, the successful recipient will become a research associate of the Centre. They will be invited to play an active part in the intellectual life of the Centre by, for example, leading a discussion group meeting on their work.

Application process: If you are interested in applying for this scholarship and you are not already registered on (or have yet to be accepted onto) a doctoral programme, please contact the staff member you are interested in working with directly at the earliest available opportunity. Prospective students will also need to submit an application for admission to the School via the LSE Graduate Admissions Office.

In order to be considered for the Frederick Bonnart-Braunthal Scholarship, you will need to be nominated by your prospective supervisor(s).

The nomination should take the form of the following:

1 A personal statement of 1500 words explaining how your research interests meet the criteria for the scholarship and how the outcome of your proposed research will be put to useful effect to help combat intolerance;
2 Your curriculum vitae which includes details of your academic background; and
3 A supporting statement from your prospective or current supervisor(s)

Nominations must be submitted to the LSE Financial Support Office. The deadline for nominations is Friday 23 May 2008.

If you wish to be considered for other LSE scholarships, including the LSE Research Studentship Scheme, you will also need to complete the Postgraduate Research Scholarship Application Form, available from the Financial Support Office website.

Short-listed candidates will be asked for interview in June 2008 and the successful applicant will be notified by the end of June.

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Lizette said...

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INconstantIN said...

Thannk you, Lizette:)!