A 6-year PhD fellowship that includes advanced study, ongoing research, professional growth, and professional training.
This program is for international students interested in pursuing a PhD in the School of Social and Political Science.
The Institution of Edinburgh is Scotland’s most well-known and oldest university, with programs in the arts, humanities, and computer technology. It provides undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs to overseas students.
About the provider:
The University of Edinburgh was founded in 1583 and is a non-profit public higher education school based in the tiny Scottish city of Edinburgh (population range of 250,000-499,999). The University of Edinburgh is a big (uniRank enrollment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational higher education institution that is officially approved and/or recognized by the Privy Council. In a variety of fields of study, the University of Edinburgh provides courses and programs that lead to officially recognized higher education degrees. For more information, see the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below. This 436-year-old university offers a strict admission procedure based on students’ previous academic records and ratings. Applicants from all over the world are welcome to apply for Scholarships.
The scholarship program covers the full cost of PhD education and includes a £10,000 stipend per year.
Eligible countries include the United Kingdom, the European Economic Area, and Switzerland.
Coursework for a PhD degree in one of the following general subject areas is acceptable: South Asian Studies, African Studies, International Development, International Relations, Politics, Science, Technology, and Innovation Studies, Social Anthropology, Social Policy, Social Work, Sociology, and Sustainable Development
Criteria for Eligibility: Applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria in order to be considered:
A first-class honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant field OR a taught MSc degree with distinction in a relevant area — these qualifications might be earned or expected. Because this PhD program includes substantial research training, there will be no automatic preference given to those with MSc qualifications that include research training.
Application Instructions: Applicants must first enroll in a PhD degree program at the university to be considered for the scholarships. The online scholarship application form can be found in EUCLID and accessible through MyEd, the university’s web-based information portal, at https://www.myed.ed.ac.uk.
Students must send all degree transcripts and certificates (along with certified translations if necessary), a two-page research proposal, a full CV and cover letter detailing your background, suitability for the PhD, and research interests (max two pages), and two references.
Admission Requirements: Before applying for admission, students must examine the program’s entry requirements.
Language Requirement: If you did not receive your education in English, you will be required to demonstrate that you have a sufficient level of English proficiency. Check out the English language requirements for additional details.
The scholarship deadline is 23:59 GMT 3rd Feb 2022.
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Note: Applicants must have applied for admission to the University of Edinburgh in order to use the scholarship application procedure. Please keep in mind that it can take up to ten working days for all system checks to be performed and access to be given after an application for admission is submitted.