The programme seeks to recruit students with:
- A proven track record of academic excellence, and potential to be an outstanding academic researcher.
- First class or upper second class undergraduate degree or an equivalent overseas qualification in a relevant subject;
- A Master’s degree in a relevant subject, although applications will also be considered from students who can demonstrate competence at Master’s level, an equivalent and appropriate professional qualification, or significant and relevant professional experience.
- Proficiency in a second language is desirable, but not essential.
Harmony Doctoral Scholarships
Currently, applications for the Harmony Doctoral Scholarships are not being accepted. Further updates will be made shortly.
- The doctoral scholarships will be awarded to students who intend to register for full-time study as on-campus doctoral students.
- Successful candidates will be awarded a scholarship of £15,000 per annum, consisting of tuition fees (£7,500) and a maintenance grant (£7,500). Further means-tested support can be considered on an individual basis. Scholarship holders will also be eligible to apply for student accommodation at a reduced rate on the Lampeter campus.
- As noted on the university website (and application form), all applicants for the Harmony doctoral scholarships will be required to submit the following:
- A completed application form which includes a section in which applicants are required to address the following question (up to 1500 words): Explain how your particular area of research will contribute to interfaith and/or intercultural dialogue through an investigation of the similarities and differences between the beliefs, ethics and precepts of various religions and faith-based traditions.
- Curriculum vitae
- Two independent academic referees. It is suggested that both references are requested from people who are familiar with the candidate’s recent work.
- **Candidates for the doctoral scholarships may also be invited to submit a piece of sample work, ideally an assessed essay or project, as part of the selection process.