University of Antwerp in Belgium /Doctoral Grant in Religious History , 2018

University of Antwerp
University of Antwerp in Belgium /Doctoral Grant in Religious History , 2018

Scholarship Description: The Faculty of Arts is seeking to fill the following full-time vacancy at the Ruusbroec Institute for a Doctoral Grant (FWO) in the area of religious history.

Scholarship Provider: The University of Antwerp is one of the major Belgian universities located in the city of Antwerp. The name is abbreviated as UAntwerp, as the abbreviation UA should no longer be used.

If English is not your first language then you will need to show that your English language skills are at a high enough level to succeed in your studies.

Degree Level: Grant is available for pursuing PhD programme.

Available Subject: Grant is awarded in the area of religious history.

Scholarship Benefits:

  • A doctoral scholarship for a period of two years, with the possibility of renewal for a further two-year period after positive evaluation;
  • The start date of scholarship will be the first of March 2018;
  • A gross monthly grant ranging from € 2.324,20 – € 2.469,08;
  • A dynamic and stimulating work environment.

Eligible Nationalities: Citizens of all nationalities are eligible to apply.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • You hold a Master degree in History, Philology or another field of the humanities/social sciences, and display a clear interest in religious, cultural and/or social history.
  • You can submit outstanding academic results.
  • Students in the final year of their degree can also apply.
  • Foreign candidates are encouraged to apply.
  • Your academic qualities comply with the requirements stipulated in the university’s policy.
  • You are quality-oriented, conscientious, creative and cooperative.
  • You are willing to spend time abroad.
  • You are fluent in German and -ideally- have worked on German sources before.
  • Research experience in Austrian archives is a plus.

Application Procedure:

The application contains the following information:

  • CV including a list of marks/grades of Bachelor and Master studies;
  • Letter of motivation;
  • The contact information of two referees (including e-mail, phone number and a description of your relationship with the referees);
  • One writing example (e.g. chapter of MA thesis);
  • A project proposal of approximately 1-2 pages.
  • Applications may only be submitted online.

Online Application

Scholarship Link

Deadline: February 11, 2018