Fully Funded PhD Scholarship for Nigerian Scholars, 2017
Application is open to all PhD scholars in Nigeria to apply for the on going fully Funded PhD Scholarship in Germany. The Scholarship is in a project name “The Benin Bronzes: Globalizing the colonial looting of art”.
The Fully funded PhD scholarship is awarded to work both in Nigeria and with our research team in Hamburg/Germany on a research project covering the looting, collecting and exhibition of the well-known bronze sculptures from the well-known cultured State in Nigeria, Benin.
OBJECTIVES: This Fully funded PhD scholarship is aimed to assist high achieving and highly motivated international research scholars at Hamburg University, Germany.
The University of Hamburg is a comprehensive university in Hamburg, Germany. It was founded on 28 March 1919, having grown out of the previous General lecture system and the Colonial Institute of Hamburg as well as the Academic Gymnasium.
Course Level: Scholarship is available to pursue PhD programme.
Study Subject: Scholarship is awarded for a project named “The Benin Bronzes. Globalizing the colonial looting of art”.
Scholarship Award: This is a fully funded PhD scholarship.
Number of Scholarships: Not Known
Scholarship can be taken in Nigeria and Germany
How to be Eligible for the Fully Funded PhD Scholarship In Hamburg, Germany
The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the PhD scholarship:
- University is looking particularly for a historian who is willing to undertake research for a Ph.D. in history, working on the occupation of Benin City by British forces in 1897 and the looting of the city as well as the ways in which the artifacts were distributed amongst the colonial forces and removed from the colony and brought to Europe.
Nationality: Nigerian scholars are eligible to apply for this scholarship program.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have their previous degree.
English Language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.
How to Apply: An application including a CV, a provisional proposal (5 pages max) with preliminary ideas about the individual research project, a sample of prior writing and two letters of reference (including the names and addresses -incl. email- of the referees), and a short statement explaining the motivation for this particular research project should be sent to the office of Prof. Dr. Jürgen Zimmerer: marianne.weis-elsner-at-uni-hamburg.de.
Application Deadline: Scholarship is open until filled.
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