From Prof. Roel Sterckx: The Department of East Asian Studies offers funding for one PhD fellowship to start in October 2012. The value of the scholarship will be £15,000 per year for a maximum of 3 years. This will cover university composition and college fees at UK/EU rate plus a significant part towards maintenance. For details, see the website of the Board of Graduate Studies.
Preference will be given to research proposals in the fields of early Chinese cultural history, religion and thought of pre-imperial and early imperial China, classical Chinese philology and text studies. It is expected that the candidate will be supervised by Professor Roel Sterckx. Candidates should have an undergraduate, and preferably, a master’s degree in Chinese Studies, have an advanced level of classical Chinese, and be proficient in modern Chinese. A reading knowledge of Japanese can be an
advantage. Candidates are encouraged to contact Professor Sterckx for informal enquiries but should apply formally through the Board of Graduate Studies. For information on graduate admissions, see here.
We recommend that applicants apply by Thursday, 1st December, 2011.