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Postgraduate Funding 2015

A full list of funding opportunities can be found on the University Scholarships website, the funding opportunities listed below are particularly relevant for students wishing to study in the School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences.

PLEASE NOTE: Deadlines for funding applications vary for each funding source - please make sure to check the specific deadlines for the funding opportunities you wish to apply for and make sure that you submit your application in good time.

In order to be eligible to apply for funding you must have submitted your application to study at the University of Edinburgh and have been issued with a University User Name (UUN number). Information on how to apply is available on our Prospective Student page.

For All Subjects in School:

Mainly relevant to Philosophy & LEL:

Mainly relevant to Psychology & LEL:

Mainly relevant to Psychology:

For LEL:

College of Humanities and Social Sciences Research Awards (PhD Awards)

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences offer PhD studentships for students commencing study in September 2015.  Full information on this funding opportunity including application procedure is available on the CHSS Award webpage.

Eligibility

The funding offered will cover tuition fees at UK/EU level however international students are also invited to apply for this funding opportunity.

Questions

Should you have any questions regarding this funding opportunity, please contact the PPLS Postgraduate Office.

Deadline:

Tuesday 3rd February 2015

 

Principal's Career Development Scholarships (PhD Awards)

The University of Edinburgh is currently offering Principal's Career Development Scholarships for PhD students commencing study in September 2014. Full information on this funding opportunity including application procedure is available on the Principal's Career Development Scholarship webpage. In the School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences the career development activities available to students on these scholarships are based around the development of teaching skills.

Eligibility

The funding offered will cover tuition fees at UK/EU level however international students are also invited to apply for this funding opportunity.

Questions

Should you have any questions regarding this funding opportunity, please contact the PPLS Postgraduate Office.

Deadline:

Tuesday 3rd February 2015

 

Edinburgh Global Research Scholarships (PhD awards)

The Edinburgh Global Research Scholarships (EGRS) scheme provides scholarships covering the difference between UK/EU tuition fees and the overseas tuition fee. Full information on this funding opportunity including application procedure are available on the EGRS webpage.

All students applying for this funding opportunity should also indicate that they would like to be considered for the College Research Awards and/or Principal's Career Development Scholarships (see above) in order to cover their full fee.

Eligibility

This funding is offered to international students only (students from non-EU countries).

Application

Please note that when completing the online application form you can indicate that you would also like to be considered for other University of Edinburgh funding opportunities so that you do not have to apply separately.

Questions

Should you have any questions regarding this funding opportunity, please contact the PPLS Postgraduate Office.

Deadline:

Tuesday 3rd February 2015

 

Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)

The University of Edinburgh is part of a consortium of eight Higher Education institutions which has been awarded funding from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to support postgraduate studentships and training in the Arts and Humanities in Scotland. Under the Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) scheme, the consortium - comprised of the Universities of Aberdeen, Dundee, Glasgow, Edinburgh, St Andrews, Stirling, Strathclyde and Glasgow School of Art - will consider applications for doctoral studentship awards in the majority of Arts and Humanities subjects.  The consortium is organised through the Scottish Graduate School for Arts and Humanities (SGSAH).

 

Eligibility

Applicants must be students from the UK or EU countries and satisfy the eligibility criteria of the AHRC. Research topics should be based in the subject areas of Philosophy or Linguistics & English Language. These awards are available for PhD candidates only.

Please note that due to funding restrictions from the source, EU applicants will be eligible for tuition fee funding only.

Application

  1. Applicants are encouraged to make contact with the School as soon as possible to register their interest in this funding opportunity as this will allow the School to track the progress of your application.  Please email the PPLS Postgraduate Office to register interest.  It is also useful for applicants to identify potential supervisors early in the process to assist in the application process, the PPLS Postgraduate Office can also assist with this.
  2. Applicants must complete the University of Edinburgh application form for the relevant PhD programme. Once this application has been submitted applicants will receive email confirmation from the system including their User Name (UUN). Information on the programme application process and links to application forms can be found on our Prospective Student Page.
  3. Once applicants have the UUN they must then complete the AHRC studentship application form in order to be considered for this funding opportunity. The form is available on the University Scholarships and Student Funding Service website.

PLEASE NOTE: BOTH STEPS 2 AND 3 MUST BE COMPLETED FOR YOUR APPLICATION TO BE COMPLETE SO PLEASE MAKE SURE TO COMPLETE STEP 2 IN ADVANCE OF THE DEADLINE TO ALLOW YOURSELF TIME.

Questions

Should you have any questions regarding this funding opportunity, please contact the PPLS Postgraduate Office.

Deadline:

PhD Application: Monday 5th January 2015

AHRC Studentship Application: Friday 9th January 2015

 

Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology (CCACE)

The University of Edinburgh is delighted to announce that the Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology (CCACE) is now advertising a 1+3 PhD studentship available in any of the following research areas:

Eligibility

Applicants must be students from the UK or EU countries in order to satisfy the requirements of the funding sources.

Application

Full information on the Centre, research areas, funding and application process can be found on the CCACE website.

Questions

Should you have any questions regarding this funding opportunity, please contact the PPLS Postgraduate Office.

Deadline:

To be confirmed

 

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