What should be the topic or focus of your doctoral research?
SATS does not prescribe or limit the topic of your doctoral research. You may want to have a look at the following list of SATS’ research priorities (not exhaustive, in alphabetical order):
- Abuse of Power
- African Christology
- Biblical studies
- Christ and the Spiritual Powers
- Christian Response to Terrorism
- Complementarianism / Egalitarianism
- Critical Race Theory
- Church Health
- Ecological Crisis
- Forgiveness and Peace Making
- God and Social / Political / Economic Transformation
- God and the Spirit World
- Rape / Gender-based Violence
- Social/Economic Disparity
- Spiritual Authority
- Family Life
What is the process SATS will follow with this scholarship?
The process starts with this general advertising of the scholarship. The due date for applications is 28 August 2020. Thereafter, a panel of SATS academics will read through all applications and draw up a short list of the three most promising candidates. They will submit a recommendation to SATS’ Senior Management Team for approval. Next, SATS will engage with the chosen candidate to clarify the final details and conditions of the scholarship. The chosen candidate will be announced by 13 September 2020. Finally, arrangements will be made for the candidate to formally commence her PhD studies.
How do I apply?
Write an essay and email it to Marilyn Schott, the SATS PhD registrar, at firstname.lastname@example.org. The essay must include the following:
- Preliminary title (10-25 words)
- An Abstract (200-300 words)
- A short explanation of the uniqueness of your proposed research (50-100 words)
- A short description of the potential significance of your proposed research (100-200 words)
- Tell us why you think you should be awarded the PhD scholarship (100-200 words)
For further information
Please contact Marilyn Schott (email@example.com)