ESRC-funded studentship opportunities: Scottish Graduate School of Social Science
The Scottish Graduate School of Social Science's Scottish Doctoral Training Partnership provides studentship awards each year to doctoral students pursuing research in the social sciences.
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Eligibility and availability
The ERSC-DTP competition is open to:
- UK and international students who have completed (or expect to complete) a Masters qualification in a relevant discipline from a recognised institution (+3 award).
- UK and international students planning to undertake a Masters qualification followed by a doctorate degree (+3 award).
For more information on eligibility please visit the Scottish Graduate School of Social Science website.
How to apply
Applying to the ESRC-DTP studentship competition
Please see the Scottish Graduate School of Social Science website for details and dates for each of the various schemes available.
Applying to the University of Stirling
Applications to the University of Stirling and to the ESRC-DTP studentship awards are submitted in parallel. You must apply to undertake either a Masters degree or a relevant PhD programme at the University of Stirling and - if nominated - apply through the SGSSS processes described above in tandem.
Only those candidates with an offer to study at Stirling can receive a studentship through the ESRC-DTP.