Collaborative PhD studentships

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Applications are advertised through our partner universities for funded PhD studentships, undertaken in close collaboration with the British Library and co-supervised by British Library staff.

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Current opportunities 

There are currently no opportunities to apply for collaborative doctoral studentships.

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Doctoral Fellowship with the National Trust on Georgian Bath

1 August 2022

The British Library and the National Trust invite applications to a joint doctoral fellowship scheme, which aims to uncover hidden links between collections.

Publication of 2019-20 Research Report

25 January 2022

Publication of 2019-20 Research Report

Partnership renewed for Chevening Fellowships at the British Library

22 July 2021

Renewal of Chevening British Library partnership