- Edinburgh belongs to a consortium of eight Higher Education institutions which has been awarded funding from the AHRC to support postgraduate studentships and training in the Arts and Humanities in Scotland. Under the Doctoral Training Partnership 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 scholarships cover both fees and a stipend for successful applicants who satisfy the UK eligibility criteria; successful applicants who satisfy the EU eligibility criteria will receive a fees-only award.
- Edinburgh will consider applications for AHRC scholarships in Creative Writing; English Literature; Film Studies; Translation Studies; French Studies, German Studies, Hispanic, Portuguese and Latin American Studies, Italian Studies, Middle Eastern Studies, Russian Studies, Scandinavian Studies; Asiatic and Oriental Studies; and Scottish Literature.
- For details of eligibility and how to apply, please see http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/literatures-languages-cultures/graduate-school/fees-and-funding/funding/phd-students/ahrc-scholarships
Wolfson Foundation Scholarships:
- The Wolfson Foundation will offer three research scholarships for UK students starting their PhD research at the University in the 2015-2016 academic session in any subject that falls within one or more of the following three disciplines: Literature; Languages; History.
- Each award has a value of £27,666 per annum which will cover tuition fees and contribute towards research and training costs.
- Subject to satisfactory progress, the awards are tenable for up to three years. Applicants must be from the UK.
- For details of how to apply, please see http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/student-funding/postgraduate/uk-eu/humanities/cross-disciplinary/wolfson-foundation