2021/2022 (1st call)

The Manchester Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence

New Call for PhD Bursaries 2021/2022 

1.  Introduction

The Manchester Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence (JMCE), a partnership between the University of Manchester, Manchester Metropolitan University and the University of Chester, aims to develop a platform to strengthen the intellectual community in European Studies (broadly defined), while also facilitating local and regional links with practitioners, researchers, students and others interested in European affairs.

The Manchester JMCE is now inviting proposals for PhD bursaries which aim to support short research visits of doctoral students from and to the three partner institutions (UoM, MMU and UoC).

The bursary aims to support two categories of activities:

  • For students from the three partner institutions: to conduct short research visits to Europe (internal bursaries);
  • For students studying outside the UK: to conduct short research visits to the UK, in association with one of the three partner institutions (external bursaries). The bursary does not automatically entitle visiting students to an office facility and a library card, although the three partner institutions will try to accommodate such requests (depending on the length of stay)

The bursaries will be up to £500. Eligible activities may include:

  • Visiting from/to the UK for fieldwork purposes (interviews, archival and library searches etc).
  • Visiting from/to the UK for attending
  • Visiting from/to the UK to facilitate research

Activities supported by a bursary should take place between 1 November 2021 and 31 July 2022.

 

2.  Eligibility

For internal bursaries the JMCE will only consider applications from students from its fee-paying stakeholders:

  • University of Manchester (SoSS, SALC and AMBS)
  • Manchester Metropolitan University
  • University of Chester

For external bursaries the JMCE will consider applications form students of any non-UK university.

3.  Structure of proposals

Proposals should not exceed 1,000 words and should be structured as follows:

  • Title of project;
  • Name of the applicant, their Department and university affiliation, and contact details;
  • The nature and purpose of the short research stay abroad;
  • Detailed budget;

4.  Deadline

The deadline for receipt of proposals in response to this call is Friday 15 October 2021. Applications should be sent via email to the JMCE’s Deputy Director, Dr. Kathryn Simpson (k.simpson@mmu.ac.uk)

5.  Evaluation

All proposals will be evaluated by a subcommittee of the Manchester JMCE after the deadline. Successful applicants will be notified by within two weeks of the deadline.

All proposals will be evaluated on the:

  • Quality of the proposal;
  • Anticipated benefit of the fieldwork for the student’s project;
  • Partnerships involved in the project (e.g. between academics, students, policy makers, local community, etc.);
  • Value for money

6.  Other requirements

Successful applicants will be reimbursed for their expenses after the activity has been completed. They are also required to submit a brief project report, which will be uploaded to the Manchester JMCE website and may be used for promotional purposes.

7.  Further information

Queries about the proposals should be directed to the Chair of the selection committee, and Deputy Director of the JMCE Dr. Kathryn Simpson (k.simpson@mmu.ac.uk ).

 

The Manchester Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence expects to award their grants within two weeks after the deadline and will reply to successful bids only.

The Manchester Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence

New Call for PhD Bursaries (2019/20 I)

1.  Introduction

The Manchester Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence (JMCE), a partnership between the University of Manchester, Manchester Metropolitan University and the University of Chester, aims to develop a platform to strengthen the intellectual community in European Studies (broadly defined), while also facilitating local and regional links with practitioners, researchers, students and others interested in European affairs.

The Manchester JMCE is now inviting proposals for PhD bursaries which aim to support short research visits of doctoral students from and to the three partner institutions (UoM, MMU and UoC).

The bursary aims to support two categories of activities:

  • For students from the three partner institutions: to conduct short research visits to Europe (internal bursaries);
  • For students studying outside the UK: to conduct short research visits to the UK, in association with one of the three partner institutions (external bursaries). The bursary does not automatically entitle visiting students to an office facility and a library card, although the three partner institutions will try to accommodate such requests (depending on the length of stay)

The bursaries will be up to £500. Eligible activities may include:

  • Visiting from/to the UK for fieldwork purposes (interviews, archival and library searches etc).
  • Visiting from/to the UK for attending
  • Visiting from/to the UK to facilitate research

Activities supported by a bursary should take place between 30 November 2019 and 31 July 2020.

2.  Eligibility

For internal bursaries the JMCE will only consider applications from students from its fee-paying stakeholders:

  • University of Manchester (SoSS, SALC and AMBS)
  • Manchester Metropolitan University
  • University of Chester

For external bursaries the JMCE will consider applications form students of any non-UK university.

3.  Structure of proposals

Proposals should not exceed 1,000 words and should be structured as follows:

  • Title of project;
  • Name of the applicant, their Department and university affiliation, and contact details;
  • The nature and purpose of the short research stay abroad;
  • Detailed budget;

4.  Deadline

The deadline for receipt of proposals in response to this call is Friday 15 November 2019. Applications should be sent via email to Dr. Tilman Frasch.

5.  Evaluation

All proposals will be evaluated by a subcommittee of the Manchester JMCE after the deadline. Successful applicants will be notified by within two weeks of the deadline.

All proposals will be evaluated on the:

  • Quality of the proposal;
  • Anticipated benefit of the fieldwork for the student’s project;
  • Partnerships involved in the project (e.g. between academics, students, policy makers, local community, etc.);
  • Value for money

6.  Other requirements

Successful applicants will be reimbursed for their expenses after the activity has been completed. They are also required to submit a brief project report, which will be uploaded to the Manchester JMCE website and may be used for promotional purposes.

7.  Further information

Queries about the proposals should be directed to the Chair of the selection committee, Dr. Tilman Frasch (T.Frasch@mmu.ac.uk).

 

The Manchester Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence expects to award their grants within two weeks after the deadline and will reply to successful bids only.

Previous Calls

2018/19 FIrst Call

The Manchester Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence

Call for PhD Bursaries 2018/19 (First Call)

The Manchester Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence, a partnership between the University of Manchester and Manchester Metropolitan University, aims to support the intellectual community in European Studies (broadly defined), while also facilitating local and regional links with practitioners, researchers and students interested in European affairs. For more details on the Centre’s activities please visit: http://www.manchesterjmce.ac.uk/

The Manchester JMCE is now inviting proposals for PhD bursaries which aim to support short research visits of doctoral students from and to the three partner institutions (UoM, MMU and UoS).

The bursary aims to support two categories of activities:

  • For students from the three partner institutions: to conduct short research visits to Europe;
  • For students studying outside the UK: to conduct short research visits to the UK, in association with one of the three partner institutions. The bursary does not automatically entitle visiting students to an office facility and a library card, although the three partner institutions will try to accommodate such requests (depending on the length of stay)

The bursaries will be up to £500. Eligible activities may include:

  • Visiting from/to the UK for fieldwork purposes (interviews, archival and library searches etc).
  • Visiting from/to the UK for attending conferences.
  • Visiting from/to the UK to facilitate research collaborations.   

Activities supported by a bursary should take place between January 2019 and June 2020.

Proposals should not exceed 1,000 words and should be structured as follows:

  • Title of project;
  • Name of the applicant, their Department and university affiliation, and contact details;
  • The nature and purpose of the short research stay abroad;
  • Detailed budget;

The deadline for receipt of proposals in response to this call is Friday 7 December 2018. Applications should be sent to Dr. Tilman Frasch (T.Frasch@mmu.ac.uk).

The Manchester Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence expects to award their bursaries within two weeks after the deadline. Only successful applicants will be notified.

2017/ 18, First Call

Manchester Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence

Call for PhD Bursaries

 

The Manchester Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence, a partnership between the University of Manchester and Manchester Metropolitan University, aims to support the intellectual community in European Studies (broadly defined), while also facilitating local and regional links with practitioners, researchers and students interested in European affairs. For more details on the Centre’s activities please visit: http://www.manchesterjmce.ac.uk/

The Manchester JMCE is now inviting proposals for PhD bursaries which aim to support short research visits of doctoral students from and to the three partner institutions (UoM, MMU and UoS).

The bursary aims to support two categories of activities:

  • For students from the three partner institutions: to conduct short research visits to Europe;
  • For students studying outside the UK: to conduct short research visits to the UK, in association with one of the three partner institutions. The bursary does not automatically entitle visiting students to an office facility and a library card, although the three partner institutions will try to accommodate such requests (depending on the length of stay)

The bursaries will be up to £500. Eligible activities may include:

  • Visiting from/to the UK for fieldwork purposes (interviews, archival and library searches etc).
  • Visiting from/to the UK for attending conferences.
  • Visiting from/to the UK to facilitate research collaborations.

Activities supported by a bursary should take place between January 2018 and June 2019.

Proposals should not exceed 1000 words and should be structured as follows:

  • Title of project;
  • Name of the applicant, their Department and university affiliation, and contact details;
  • The nature and purpose of the short research stay abroad;
  • Detailed budget;

The deadline for receipt of proposals in response to this call is Friday 8 December 2017. Applications should be sent to Dr. Tilman Frasch (T.Frasch@mmu.ac.uk).

The Manchester Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence expects to award their bursaries within two weeks after the deadline. Only successful applicants will be notified.

2016/ 17, Second Call

Manchester Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence

Call for PhD Bursaries, 2016/ 2017, Second Call

The Manchester Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence, a partnership between the University of Manchester and Manchester Metropolitan University, aims to support the intellectual community in European Studies (broadly defined), while also facilitating local and regional links with practitioners, researchers and students interested in European affairs. For more details on the Centre’s activities please visit: http://www.manchesterjmce.ac.uk/

 

The Manchester JMCE is now inviting proposals for PhD bursaries which aim to support short research visits of doctoral students from and to the three partner institutions (UoM, MMU and UoS).

 

The bursary aims to support two categories of activities:

  • For students from the three partner institutions: to conduct short research visits to Europe;
  • For students studying outside the UK: to conduct short research visits to the UK, in association with one of the three partner institutions. The bursary does not automatically entitle visiting students to an office facility and a library card, although the three partner institutions will try to accommodate such requests (depending on the length of stay)

 

The bursaries will be up to £500. Eligible activities may include:

  • Visiting from/to the UK for fieldwork purposes (interviews, archival and library searches etc).
  • Visiting from/to the UK for attending conferences.
  • Visiting from/to the UK to facilitate research collaborations.

Activities supported by a bursary should take place between June 2017 and January 2019.

 

Proposals should not exceed 1,000 words and should be structured as follows:

  • Title of project;
  • Name of the applicant, their Department and university affiliation, and contact details;
  • The nature and purpose of the short research stay abroad;
  • Detailed budget;

 

The deadline for receipt of proposals in response to this call is Wednesday 10 May 2017. Applications should be sent to Dr. Tilman Frasch (T.Frasch@mmu.ac.uk).

The Manchester Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence expects to award their bursaries within two weeks after the deadline. Only successful applicants will be notified.

2016/ 2017, First Call

Manchester Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence

Call for PhD Bursaries, 2016/ 2017, First Call

The Manchester Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence, a partnership between the University of Manchester and Manchester Metropolitan University, aims to support the intellectual community in European Studies (broadly defined), while also facilitating local and regional links with practitioners, researchers and students interested in European affairs. For more details on the Centre’s activities please visit: http://www.manchesterjmce.ac.uk/

The Manchester JMCE is now inviting proposals for PhD bursaries which aim to support short research visits of doctoral students from and to the three partner institutions (UoM, MMU and UoS).

The bursary aims to support two categories of activities:

  • For students from the three partner institutions: to conduct short research visits to Europe;
  • For students studying outside the UK: to conduct short research visits to the UK, in association with one of the three partner institutions. The bursary does not automatically entitle visiting students to an office facility and a library card, although the three partner institutions will try to accommodate such requests (depending on the length of stay)

The bursaries will be up to £500. Eligible activities may include:

  • Visiting from/to the UK for fieldwork purposes (interviews, archival and library searches etc).
  • Visiting from/to the UK for attending conferences.
  • Visiting from/to the UK to facilitate research collaborations.

Activities supported by a bursary should take place between January 2017 and June 2018.

Proposals should not exceed 1000 words and should be structured as follows:

  • Title of project;
  • Name of the applicant, their Department and university affiliation, and contact details;
  • The nature and purpose of the short research stay abroad;
  • Detailed budget;

The deadline for receipt of proposals in response to this call is Thursday 1 December 2016. Applications should be sent to Dr. Tilman Frasch (T.Frasch@mmu.ac.uk).

The Manchester Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence expects to award their bursaries within two weeks after the deadline. Only successful applicants will be notified.

2015 Second Call

The Manchester Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence, a partnership between the University of Manchester and Manchester Metropolitan University, aims to support the intellectual community in European Studies (broadly defined), while also facilitating local and regional links with practitioners, researchers and students interested in European affairs. For more details on the Centre’s activities please visit: http://www.manchesterjmce.ac.uk/

 

The Manchester JMCE is now inviting proposals for PhD bursaries which aim to support short research visits of doctoral students from its fee-paying stakeholders:

  • University of Manchester (SoSS, SALC, Law and AMBS)
  • Manchester Metropolitan University

 

The bursary aims to support two categories of activities:

  • For students from the two partner institutions: to conduct short research visits to Europe;
  • For students studying outside the UK: to conduct short research visits to the UK, in association with one of the three partner institutions. The bursary does not automatically entitle visiting students to an office facility and a library card, although the three partner institutions will try to accommodate such requests (depending on the length of stay)

 

The bursaries will be up to £500. Eligible activities may include:

  • Visiting from/to the UK for fieldwork purposes (interviews, archival and library searches etc).
  • Visiting from/to the UK for attending conferences.
  • Visiting from/to the UK to facilitate research collaborations.

Activities supported by a bursary should take place between October 2016 and February 2018.

 

Proposals should not exceed 1000 words and should be structured as follows:

  • Title of project;
  • Name of the applicant, their Department and university affiliation, and contact details;
  • The nature and purpose of the short research stay abroad;
  • Detailed budget;

 

The deadline for receipt of proposals in response to this call is 20 May 2016. Applications should be sent to Dr. Tilman Frasch (T.Frasch@mmu.ac.uk).

The Manchester Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence expects to award its bursaries by mid-June. Only successful applicants will be notified.

 

2015 Second Call

The Manchester Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence, a partnership between the University of Manchester and Manchester Metropolitan University, aims to support the intellectual community in European Studies (broadly defined), while also facilitating local and regional links with practitioners, researchers and students interested in European affairs.

The Manchester JMCE is now inviting proposals for PhD bursaries which aim to support short research visits of doctoral students from and to the three partner institutions (UoM, MMU and UoS).

The bursary aims to support two categories of activities:

  • For students from the three partner institutions: to conduct short research visits to Europe;
  • For students studying outside the UK: to conduct short research visits to the UK, in association with one of the three partner institutions. The bursary does not automatically entitle visiting students to an office facility and a library card, although the three partner institutions will try to accommodate such requests (depending on the length of stay)

The bursaries will be up to £500. Eligible activities may include:

  • Visiting from/to the UK for fieldwork purposes (interviews, archival and library searches etc).
  • Visiting from/to the UK for attending conferences.
  • Visiting from/to the UK to facilitate research collaborations.

Activities supported by a bursary should take place between January 2016 and June 2017.

Proposals should not exceed 1000 words and should be structured as follows:

  • Title of project;
  • Name of the applicant, their Department and university affiliation, and contact details;
  • The nature and purpose of the short research stay abroad;
  • Detailed budget;

The deadline for receipt of proposals in response to this call is Friday 5 December 2015. Applications should be sent to Dr. Tilman Frasch (T.Frasch@mmu.ac.uk).

The Manchester Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence expects to award their bursaries within two weeks after the deadline. Only successful applicants will be notified.

2015 First Call

The deadline for this call was 15 May 2015. These pages give you an idea of the kind of grants that we usually offer.

The Manchester Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence, a partnership between The University of Manchester and Manchester Metropolitan University, aims to support the intellectual community in European Studies (broadly defined), while also facilitating local and regional links with practitioners, researchers and students interested in European affairs.

The Manchester JMCE is now inviting proposals for PhD bursaries which aim to support short research visits of doctoral students from and to the three partner institutions (The University of Manchester, Manchester Metropolitan University and University of Salford). The bursaries available through this call should be spent between October 2015 and February 2017.

The bursary aims to support two categories of activities:

  • For students from the three partner institutions: to conduct short research visits to Europe;
  • For students studying outside the UK: to conduct short research visits to the UK, in association with one of the three partner institutions. The bursary does not automatically entitle visiting students to an office facility and a library card, although the three partner institutions will try to accommodate such requests (depending on the length of stay)

The bursaries will be up to £500. Eligible activities may include:

  • Visiting from/to the UK for fieldwork purposes (interviews, archival and library searches etc).
  • Visiting from/to the UK for attending conferences.
  • Visiting from/to the UK to facilitate research collaborations.

Proposals should not exceed 1000 words and should be structured as follows:

  • Title of project;
  • Name of the applicant, their Department and university affiliation, and contact details;
  • The nature and purpose of the short research stay abroad;
  • Detailed budget;

The deadline for receipt of proposals in response to this call is 15 May 2015. Applications should be sent to Dr Tilman Frasch (t.frasch@mmu.ac.uk).

The Manchester Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence will reply to successful bids only.

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