AHRC and ESRC Doctoral Studentships

AHRC

The University of Stirling is part of a consortium made up of eight Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) within Scotland, known as the AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership Scotland (AHRC DTP Scotland), which has been awarded funding from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to support postgraduate studentships and training in the Arts and Humanities. Under the Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) scheme, the consortium โ€“ comprised of the Universities of Aberdeen, Dundee, Glasgow, Edinburgh, St Andrews, Stirling, Strathclyde and Glasgow School of Art โ€“ will consider applications for doctoral studentship awards in the majority of Arts and Humanities subjects. The AHRC has awarded 200 funded studentships across the Consortium for five years (2014 to 2019).

Further information can be found below.

For further information on the Scottish Graduate School for Arts and Humanities visit here - http://www.sgsah.ac.uk/

AHRC Doctoral Studentships 2018-19

Faculty of Arts and Humanities

AHRC Doctoral Studentships 2018-19

The University of Stirling is part of a consortium, the AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership Scotland (AHRC DTP Scotland), which has been awarded funding from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to support postgraduate studentships and training in the Arts and Humanities. 

The University of Stirling is now taking applications for AHRC-funded PhD studentships in the following subject areas:

  • Creative Writing
  • Cultural Studies and Popular Culture
  • English Language and Literature
  • Film History, Theory and Criticism
  • Gender Studies
  • Heritage
  • History
  • Interpreting and Translation
  • Journalism and Publishing
  • Languages
  • Law and Legal Studies
  • Library and Information Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Media and communication studies
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Scottish Literature
  • Television History, Theory and Criticism
  • Theology, Divinity and Religion

Eligibility: 

  • applicants must hold an unconditional or conditional offer to a PhD degree programme
  • applicants must not be holding another full scholarship for the 2018/19 academic session, though partial scholarship funding from elsewhere (e.g. fees only or stipend only) may still be considered
  • applicants must hold Home (UK) or EU status. See residency guidelines - http://www.sgsah.ac.uk/dtp/howtoapply/#/residencyrequirements
  • applicants may be either new or continuing student (note that students entering their third year of full-time study, or fifth year of part time study in 2018-19 are not eligible to apply)
  • applicants already holding doctoral qualifications should not apply

Funding:         The studentship will cover maintenance and fees for UK candidates, or fees only for EU candidates.

Deadline:        5pm Thursday 21 December 2017

Further information: 

AHRC DTP Scotland Funded Studentship Guidance 2018

AHRC DTP Guidance Notes for Applicants

AHRC 2018 application form

ESRC

The University of Stirling is a member institution of the ESRC Scottish Doctoral Training Centre. The Scottish DTC is the largest consortium in the UK and offers a wealth of supervisory expertise across the social sciences as well as numerous training opportunities. Stirling students will be part of a Scottish postgraduate community and will have a range of opportunities to develop their expertise and their networks, both disciplinary and interdisciplinary.

We recommend that you get in touch with the Stirling pathway representative to discuss applying for ESRC funding early.  You'll need to identify your supervisor and talk to them about your proposal and application.

Further information on scholarships eligibility and how to apply

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