AHRC International Placement Scheme 2018

Funded Placements For LDoc Students

The 2018 round of the Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC) International Placement Scheme (IPS) will enable early career researchers (ECR), doctoral level research assistants and AHRC funded doctoral students to take up short term placements in order to make use of internationally renowned research collections, programmes and expertise to conduct research.


For this round, IPS scholars will be based at one of the following host institutions:

  • Harry Ransom Center, The University of Texas at Austin, USA
  • Huntington Library, San Marino, California, USA
  • Library of Congress, Washington D.C., USA
  • National Institutes for the Humanities, Japan
  • Shanghai Theatre Academy, China
  • Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C., USA
  • Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, Connecticut, USA


Placements last for between two and six months. IPS fellows will receive a monthly allowance of £1,200 (over and above any existing award) and an £870 stipend for travel and visa costs. Eligible applicants will be UK-resident students or staff at Research Council approved UK research organisations. Further criteria, available via the AHRC’s website, apply depending on the applicant’s status and the intended host institution.


Application forms will be available on the Je-S system from 1 November 2017.

Applications should be submitted by the deadline of 4pm 25 January 2018.


More information can be found here.


Photograph by LDoc student Olivia Vane, during her IPS placement in 2017

Photograph by LDoc student Olivia Vane, during her IPS placement in 2017