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:
We hosted an online workshop and Q&A session for all potential applicants and supervisors on Monday 2 November 2020. The slides from this session are available on request. Please ask the Graduate Administrator in the department to which you are applying, or email the PGRE Team.
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:
The CHASE 2020-21 studentship competition has now closed and awards have been made. Further information on the 2021-22 studentship competition will be available here from October 2021.