AHRC International Placement Scheme

This scheme did not run in 2020/21 owing to the Covid-19 pandemic. AHRC has not yet shared plans for 2021/22. Details from 2019/20 are given below for information.

The International Placement Scheme (IPS) is an annual programme providing Research Fellowships to AHRC and ESRC students, early career researchers and doctoral-level research assistants. As an Open-Oxford-Cambridge AHRC DTP student, you are eligible to apply.

For 2020/21 the world leading IPS institutions are:

  • Harry Ransom Centre (HRC), The University of Texas at Austin, USA
  • The Huntingdon Library, California, USA
  • The Library of Congress (LoC) Washington DC, USA
  • National Institutes of the Humanities (NIHU), Japan
  • Shanghai Theatre Academy (STA), Shanghai, China
  • Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C., USA
  • The Yale Centre for British Art (YCBA), Connecticut, USA

For information on the scheme, including eligibility and how to apply, please see the AHRC's website. If you decide to apply, please read the AHRC's IPS call guidance carefully. Please direct enquiries not answered by the scheme guidance to enquiries@ahrc.ukri.org.

The AHRC's deadline for applications is 4pm Thursday 6 February 2020.

Your university may have its own internal deadline ahead of this. Please check below for any institution-specific guidance.

Please email the Oxford Humanities Scholarships Officer on ahrcdtp@admin.ox.ac.uk with confirmation of which institution you intend to apply to, ideally by by 13 December 2019.

The Humanities Scholarships Officer will send you additional guidance regarding the application process for Oxford AHRC award holders, including guidance on applying via Je-S. While it is strongly recommended that you read the AHRC's call guidance, please do not begin working on your application form in JeS itself until you receive additional guidance from the Oxford Humanities Scholarships Officer.

Cambridge's internal deadline is 23 January 2020.

For further information about applying via the University of Cambridge please see the University of Cambridge's Fees and Funding webpage for OOC DTP Students.