GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP IN POLISH STUDIES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF
The School of Languages, Linguistics and Cultures at the University of Manchester and the
Ministry of Education and Science of Poland are pleased to announce the establishment of
a Graduate Scholarship in Polish Studies at the University of Manchester. A successful
candidate will be expected to write a PhD in the area of Polish Studies and teach at least
three hours a week at Beginner, Intermediate or Post-Intermediate level. The University
will cover EU/home tuition fees on behalf of the candidate. The Ministry of Education and
Science of Poland will pay the successful candidate a maintenance grant of £7,740 a year.
The University of Manchester is one of the top UK universities and the School of
Languages, Linguistics and Cultures is the largest interdisciplinary school of its kind in the
country. Thus, the Graduate Scholarship in Polish Studies at Manchester offers an
excellent opportunity to undertake doctoral research in the field. We are looking for
candidates with excellent undergraduate and Master’s qualifications in history, literary,
anthropological and cultural studies.
Degree awarded: Doctor of Philosophy
Duration: 36 months full-time
Full entry requirements:
Successful completion of a Masters programme, or its overseas equivalent, with an
element of research training, is a prerequisite for entry to a PhD. A research
proposal must be included with the formal application materials.
Students whose first language is not English require an IELTS score of 7.0 or
higher overall, with a minimum of 7.0 in the writing component or an TOEFL score
of 600 (paper-based test), 250 (computer-based test) or 100 (internet-based test)
or higher overall, with a minimum score of 5.5 in the TWE component (or 25 in the
writing component for internet-based test) or a Pearson Test of English (PTE) score
of 70 or higher overall, with a minimum score of 70 in the writing component.
Applicants must be able to show evidence of their English language level at the
time of application.
Excellent command of Polish and appropriate training in language teaching (to be
arranged for the appointed candidate by the Polish Ministry of Education and
This opportunity is only open to applicants holding Polish citizenship.
The deadline for this competition is 31 January 2012
For further information, please contact:
Dr. Ewa Ochman
Russian and East European Studies
School of Languages, Linguistics and Cultures
The University of Manchester
Manchester M 13 9PL