The Open University announces a competition for two research studentships on any topic within the subject range of the Faculty of Arts. The Religious Studies department is keen to receive proposals in the areas of staff expertise and interests: http://www3.open.ac.uk/study/research-degrees/religious_studies.htm
For the funding scheme and application information , please see http://www3.open.ac.uk/employment/job-details.asp?id=6101&ref=ext Initial enquires can be sent to Dr Graham Harvey (firstname.lastname@example.org). These should set out a proposed topic/title, methods, sources (e.g. archives, groups, locations), an indicative bibliography of relevant academic literature, and identify a possible supervisor within the department.
Please note that we particularly encourage candidates with a completed Masters degrees in a relevant discipline to apply. The closing date for full applications for studentships is 31 March 2012. — The Open University is incorporated by Royal Charter (RC 000391), an exempt charity in England & Wales and a charity registered in Scotland (SC 038302).