Thursday, 20 December 2012

PhD funding opportunity: Anthony Burgess Foundation

Applications are invited for a PhD bursary, to support research into the literature or music of Anthony Burgess and his contemporaries. The bursary will support a scholar beginning his or her studies in the academic year 2013-14. The bursary is tenable anywhere in the world and offers up to £15,000 per annum for a maximum of three years.

Areas of research might include the literature or music of Anthony Burgess and his contemporaries, or a critical investigation into one of the areas in which Burgess published, e.g. dystopia, historical fiction, science fiction, Cold War fiction, Shakespeare, Christopher Marlowe, James Joyce, D. H. Lawrence, literary journalism, literary biography, music and literature, or literary translation.

Applicants should submit a detailed proposal and two academic references (in English). To be eligible, applicants should already have been offered a place on an accredited university PhD programme.

For further information please write to

The closing date for applications is 1 May 2013.

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