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AHRC Doctoral Studentships

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England, Northern Ireland, Wales, European Union, International, Scotland

Level

Postgraduate (research)

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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. 

Background information

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:

  • Archaeology
  • Creative Writing
  • Cultural Studies
  • English Language and Literature
  • Film History, Theory and Criticism
  • Gender and Sexuality Studies
  • Heritage
  • History
  • Journalism
  • Law and Legal Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Media and Communication Studies
  • Modern Languages (French)
  • Museum Studies (incl. Heritage coservation)
  • Philosophy
  • Popular Culture
  • Publishing
  • Scottish Literature
  • Television History, Theory and Criticism
  • Theology
  • Visual Arts

Funding:       

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

Eligibility and availability

  • Applicants must hold an unconditional or conditional offer to a PhD degree programme.
  • Applicants must not be holding another full scholarship for the 2019/20 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.
  • 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 2019-20 are not eligible to apply).
  • Applicants already holding doctoral qualifications should not apply.

How do I apply?

You will identify a suitable supervisory team in order to work on the application form and the institutional statement which can be downloaded below. The completed forms will have to be submitted to Faculty of Arts and Humanities Graduate Studies Office <fahgs@stir.ac.uk> by 5pm on 17 December 2018 for Stirling Review Process for nomination. 

On nomination by the University of Stirling, you can Apply Now to a PhD research programme using our online application portal. Before applying, please see the documents below for additional guidance on the process.

Before doing so, please send your note of interest to the Graduate Studies Office (fahgs@stir.ac.uk) in order to be exempted from the find a supervisor process.

AHRC DTP Competition Timeline 2019 (Stirling)

AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership Guidance Document 2019

AHRC DTP Studentship Application Form Template 2019

AHRC DTP Studentship Institutional Statement Template 2019

AHRC Checklist

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