The Iland Postgraduate Research Studentship Award competition at Newcastle University for entry in October 2020 is now advertised at:

The studentship is available to UK/EU students commencing a PhD in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in the 2020/21 academic year. The topic of research must relate to themes on European culture, political thought, language and literature.

An application form is available on the site, and attached here for ease. The deadline for applications is Monday 18 May 2020.

These studentships are open to candidates working on Classics/Ancient History, including the history of classical scholarship and the classical tradition. Information on research in Classics/Ancient History at Newcastle may be found at; for a list of our staff members with their research specialisms and publications, see

Informal enquiries may be directed to Federico Santangelo ([email protected]) for topics on Ancient History or to Athanassios Vergados ([email protected]) for topics related to Classics.