The Consortium for Humanities and the Arts South-East England (CHASE) is an AHRC-funded Doctoral Training Partnership, providing funding and training opportunities to the next generation of world-leading arts and humanities scholars.
Essex is one of the 8 world-leading institutions that comprise the membership of the CHASE DTP:
Our studentships are available to scholars applying across arts and humanities subjects. Participating schools and departments at our University are:
You will receive subject-specific and advanced training, whilst undertaking your research in an innovative, ground-breaking and empowering research environment, amongst our thriving postgraduate community. You will also be provided with opportunities to attend world-class training, attending and presenting at conferences and events, academic publishing and work placement opportunities.
CHASE Studentship Funding supports both full-time and part-time study and covers:
Applications for 2022 studentships are closed. Applications for 2023 studentships will open in October 2022.
In addition to your CHASE studentship application, you must also apply for your place on the relevant course at Essex.
PhD Studentships are available on a full-time or part-time basis. We strongly encourage you to contact the School or Department you wish to apply to at the earliest opportunity in order to discuss your research proposal and potential supervision arrangements.
This is particularly important in order to give supervisors enough time to assist in the development of your application to ensure the best chance of success. Please note that you will need to discuss your application with the department to which you are applying for a place of study. The department will provide you with an access code for you to commence the application process.