The British Council and University of Cambridge Begin Accepting Applications for PhD Scholarships

Applicants may submit their applications for this PhD fellowship till December 5th. An annual maintenance stipend to cover living expenses and university tuition at the home fee level will be provided by the DTP studentships.

Applications are being accepted for an AHRC CDA doctorate studentship given by the Open-Oxford-Cambridge AHRC doctorate Training Partnership, which will begin in October 2024, through the Office of the School of Arts and Humanities, Cambridge.

Applicants may submit their applications for this PhD fellowship till December 5th. Applying is available at, the official website for interested parties.

The studentship will be located in the Faculty of Modern and Medieval Language and Linguistics’ Theoretical and Applied Linguistics Section. The chosen candidate will collaborate on a project overseen by Dr. Debanjan Chakrabarti of the British Council, India, Professor Ianthi Tsimpli of the University of Cambridge, and Amy Lightfoot, a co-supervisor from the British Council UK.

A chosen PhD candidate will conduct original research to close a significant knowledge gap on the acceptance and de-stigmatization of multilingual instruction in the schools of the Global South’s linguistically varied communities.

An annual maintenance grant (£18,622 stipend + £550 CDA allowance pa at current rates) will be provided by the DTP studentships to cover living expenses in addition to home fee-level university tuition. Additionally, a term of fieldwork study located at the British Council in India is supported by special money from this CDA. The University will use internal co-funding for international applicants to make up the difference in fees between home and foreign fee rates.

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