What does CHASE at Sussex have to offer?
If you are successful in attracting a CHASE studentship, you will:
- have your fees paid and receive a living allowance (currently £18,622 pa);
- be eligible to apply for further funding for training and research expenses (archival visits, conference trips, and learning a language or other skill integral to your research project);
- develop yourself as well as your research, through specialist research seminars, reading groups, lectures by world class visiting speakers, the Sussex Researcher Development Programme as well as the CHASE training programme;
- have the opportunity to undertake a placement outside the University, perhaps with one of our partner organisations, such as the BBC Archives, the Institute of Contemporary Art, the British Film and Video Council, the South Downs National Park, or The Victoria and Albert Museum;
- benefit from research and practical expertise available across the CHASE institutions, via research networks, attending or running specialist training events, joint or additional supervision and the biannual Encounters conferences.
How to apply?
To apply for a CHASE studentship for autumn 2024, you must first apply for a place on a PhD course at the University of Sussex:
The deadline for applications to Sussex is 12:00 noon GMT 15th December 2023.
After securing a place, you can request access to the online CHASE application form from your School.
The deadline for the CHASE funding competition is 12:00 noon GMT 26th January 2024.
CHASE studentships are open to UK and non-UK students and we are able to offer a small number of full scholarships to international candidates.
For further information, attend our virtual postgraduate event see our Sussex website and the CHASE website. Also attend our in person PhD open evening on Monday 30th October 4pm-8pm on campus.
CHASE is actively committed to the values of diversity and inclusivity and we particularly welcome applicants from Black and Minority Ethnic backgrounds. UK BAME CHASE applicants may also apply for our new Stuart Hall Foundation studentships which will allow them to develop their career and research profile with the Foundation.