Support for developing education at Masters, Doctoral and Post Doctoral levels is offered by the Foundation in conjunction with a variety of international academic institutions (see below) to students and scholars from the region (Lebanon, Cyprus, Syria and Egypt). The Foundation also offers a PhD scholarship to enable students from the region to undertake doctoral research in maritime archaeology at a university of their choice. The successful candidate must demonstrate a genuine interest in maritime archaeology and would be expected to develop the subject in their home country upon completion of their studies. Terms and Conditions for HFF Scholarships can be found here.
This scholarship is aimed at supporting nationals of Cyprus, Lebanon and Syria (only) to apply for studentships at the University of Southampton, Centre for Maritime Archaeology, to undertake Masters or Doctoral studies. Studentships are offered annually and candidates are requested to submit applications to the University of Southampton (see below).
Students will be registered at the University of Southampton and supervised by experts in the field of maritime archaeology. For the forthcoming academic year 2021-2022, the Foundation is only offering Masters Scholarships.
The MA/ MSc Scholarship requires: a good 2:1 honours degree (or equivalent) in either archaeology or a related discipline. You must be a citizen of Cyprus, Lebanon or Syria.
The MA/ MSc scholarship is tenable for one year, at an annual stipend of £16,000 with an additional travel fund of £1000, which can be drawn as required during your study. Tuition fees will also be paid directly to the University at the appropriate fee rate. There may also be the opportunity to continue to PhD, fully funded, for a further 3 years on completion of the MA/MSc.
Deadline for applications: 9th July 2021
The successful candidate must demonstrate a genuine interest in maritime archaeology of the eastern Mediterranean region and would be expected to develop the subject in their home country upon their return. Successful candidates will be required to write their Masters dissertation on a subject relevant to the HFF regional remit. They will also be required to submit a report to the HFF at the end of their study and help in the promotion the Foundation and its activities whenever possible, including social media. The successful candidate will be encouraged to publish the results of their research as appropriate.
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MA/MSc Scholarship Requirements
Applicants for the scholarship need to submit a copy of their CV; a sample of written work (4,000 words, max); and a personal statement of up to 800 words explaining why you feel you are suitable for the MA/MSc scholarship. Please also arrange for two academic references to be sent independently by the deadline. All material should be sent to email@example.com.
Please note all candidates will also need to apply to the University of Southampton through the normal application procedure in order to be eligible for the studentship. Should you be offered an award, we may require you to attend an intensive English language course either prior to or during the award period. The costs of this may be included in the studentship.
Deadline for applications: 9th July 2021 (for MA/ MSc applications only)
We may invite you for interview. Interviews will take place over the telephone, by Skype or in person