Full-time PhD scholarship

The National Institute of Christian Education Research (NICER) is a centre in the Faculty of Education at Canterbury Christ Church University. Our aim is to develop world-leading research in areas of interaction between Christianity and education.

We are offering a full-time PhD scholarship (a stipend of £13,000 p.a., tuition fee waiver for three years and an expense allowance of £500 p. a.). A part-time PhD scholarship may be available (tuition fee waiver for five years and an expense allowance of £300 p.a.)

AREAS: (please contact if unsure):

  • Christian schools
  • Faith schools
  • Teaching and learning in faith traditions
  • Religious education
  • Christian education
  • Students’ spiritual development in schools
  • Christian pedagogy
  • Christian higher education
  • Christian teacher education
  • Christian school leadership


In the first instance contact Dr Bob Bowie bob.bowie@canterbury.ac.uk but note the tight deadline. Then go visit: Canterbury Christ Church University

Closing date: midnight 25 March 2019

Registration date: 01 October 2019


For general queries about the application process, please email: pgadmissions@canterbury.ac.uk

General information is available click here.

For more about NICER click here to read the blog.