The John Robert Hamilton Memorial Scholarship is available to give financial support to postgraduate students taking their History Masters degree at the University of Stirling. The annual scholarship of £1,000 is, in the words of the donor Ruth Wright, intended to ‘help to relieve the financial pressures, which make academic life so difficult.’
Applicants will be considered automatically upon application to the MRes Historical Research.
The John Robert Hamilton Memorial Scholarship is awarded after open competition subject to the following criteria.
Potential Masters degree recipients must:
In the event that these conditions cannot be met in full in a specific year then History and Politics has the discretion to use that year’s award to fund research by current postgraduates within History and Politics.