The Open Studentship Competition

The 2021/2022 competition, for studentships starting in October 2022, launched here on Wednesday 6 October 2021. 

2022 Competition Launch and Briefing

Northern Bridge Online Launch Event Recording

Prospective applicants are expected to read the full Guidance Notes, to make themselves aware of the competition process and deadlines, and to approach prospective supervisors at the relevant Schools and Departments at the earliest opportunity.

The competition is open to all applicants who meet the AHRC's eligibility criteria. We hosted three Application Masterclasses for prospective applicants in early November 2021. You'll find the presentation slides and a recording of one of those Masterclasses in our Resources section. 

Guidance Notes for Staff and Applicants

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Northern Bridge Nomination Form 2021-2022

(‌Note: Applicants must be selected for nomination by their school/department. Applicants who submit an incomplete and unsolicited Nomination Form, either direct to schools or departments or direct to the Northern Bridge Consortium, will not be considered.)

Guidance for Staff and Applicants