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Postgraduate Funding 2016

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 Philosophy:

For LEL:

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

The School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences (PPLS) is pleased to invite applications for PhD studentships for programmes starting in the 2016/17 academic year. The studentships are available to postgraduate students intending to study for a research degree within PPLS on either a full or part-time basis. The awards are offered on a highly competitive basis and are subject to annual renewal.

Applications are welcomed from students applying to study in any of our three subject areas: Philosophy, Psychology and Linguistics & English Language (LEL)

Funding

Eligibility

Application

Questions

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

Deadline:

Monday 1st February 2016

 

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:

Monday 1st February 2016

 

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. Applicants must then complete the AHRC studentship application form. The form and completion guidance is available on the Scottish Graduate School website. This should be returned to the PPLS Postgraduate Office once complete.

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

Questions

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

Deadline:

Friday 8th January 2016

 

Principal's Career Development PhD Scholarships

Full information on this funding opportunity including application procedure are available on the Principal's Career Development PhD Scholarships webpage.  The career development area focus in PPLS is teaching. Applicants from any of our subject areas are eligible for consideration.

Eligibility

This funding is available to all students (UK/EU and International applicants) however the funding covers the UK/EU level of tuition fee so International candidates should also apply for the Edinburgh Global Research Awards.

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:

Friday 12th February 2016

 

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