AHRC International Placement Scheme

2021-22 International Placement Scheme 

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 2021/22 the world leading IPS institutions are:

  • The Huntingdon Library, California, USA
  • The Library of Congress (LoC) Washington DC, USA
  • National Institutes of the Humanities (NIHU), Japan
  • Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C., 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 24 February 2022.

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 7 January 2022.

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 2022.

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.

Please email the Faculty of Arts and Social Science on FASS-Research-Student-Support@open.ac.uk with confirmation of which institution you intend to apply to, ideally by 7 January 2022.

 

The Faculty Research Student Support team will send you additional guidance regarding the application process for Open University AHRC award holders, including guidance on applying via the Award Management System. While it is strongly recommended that you read the AHRC's call guidance, please do not begin working on your application form itself until you receive this additional guidance.