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The AHRC and ESRC’s early career fellowships at international institutions are set to go ahead

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  • Foreground why you want to get access to a particular collection or text that you can only access at the relevant institution.
  • Demonstrate how the proposed work directly relates to and enhances your research.
  • Mention how the placement could be of value to the host institution.
  • Look out for special stipulations depending on the institution you wish to visit.

The Arts and Humanities Research Council and Economic and Social Research Council’s study abroad fellowships for PhD students and early career researchers are set to go ahead this year but are reduced in number because of the pandemic. Prior to the arrival of Covid-19, eight international institutions participated. This year, there are four partners: three in the United States and one—the National Institutes for the Humanities—in Japan.

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