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Wolfson Postgraduate Research International Scholarships in Humanities in UK – 2022/2023


Application for the Wolfson Postgraduate Research International Scholarships in Humanities in UK – 2022/2023. Entry is now open at the University of York in UK.



The funding award assists outstanding students wishing to undertake a postgraduate research degree programme in History, Literature, and Languages at the University of York. The main purpose of this programme is to provide tuition fees, £22,000 stipend, research and training costs for the needy students.

The University of York is a nationally and internationally renowned collegiate plate glass research university that provides gold-standard teaching and cutting-edge research. It now contains over thirty departments and centers that cover a wide range of topics.

The Scholarships are one of the most prestigious scholarships in the world. The aim of the program is to create a global network of future leaders committed to improving the lives of others.



Scholars are selected on the following criteria:

  • All nationalities
  • Doctoral research in three subject disciplines: History, Literature, and Languages.
  • Have applied for, and ideally receive an offer of a place on, a PhD programme in the relevant department
  • Expect to begin your PhD studies on 1 October 2022 (deferrals are not permitted)
  • Have a First or 2:1 honours degree or equivalent prior to commencing the PhD
  • Have completed a Masters-level qualification before commencing the PhD
  • Have a research project that fits within at least one of the Wolfson Foundation’s Subject Disciplines of History, Languages, and Literature.
  • Students must have relevant qualifications, typically a bachelor’s and a master’s degree from a recognized university.
  • If English is not your first language, then you must submit a copy of a recent English language test certificate or provide details of when you are going to take the test.


  • In order to apply for the scholarship, please submit an online application form for a PhD degree programme before the given deadline.

Application must include:

  • Academic transcripts
  • Two references
  • Research proposal
  • Samples of written work
  • Personal statement
  • CV
  • Only applications that have been submitted (with the International Office and registered on the website of the scholarship) before 26 January, 2022  will be considered.

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