Deadline: 2016-01-22
Value of Scholarship: St Andrews
Level Of Study: PhD

AHRC PhD Studentships 2016 at the University of St Andrews



AHRC PhD Studentships 2016 at the University of St Andrews

The University of St Andrews is a member of the Scottish Graduate School for Arts & Humanities and through the AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership collaborates with seven leading Scottish universities to offer world-class doctoral training

The 2016 competition is now open and St Andrews is seeking candidates of great promise to nominate to join its world-leading research environment.

Successful applicants will benefit from:

  • *Fees and stipend at RCUK rates – £14,057 in 2015
  • Significant extra time and/or funding to shape their doctoral training to meet their individual needs.
  • Personal and professional development programme which focuses on complementing and adding value to the training already on offer at the University of St Andrews.

Successful applicants will benefit from fees, stipend and significant additional flexible funding to shape their doctoral training to meet their individual needs. As members of the Scottish Graduate School for Arts and Humanities (SGSAH), students will have access to the rich resources available in all Scottish HEIs as well as unique training opportunities developed in partnership with SGSAH’s 29 founding supporter organisations. They have committed to support students in a variety of ways including exclusive access to training events, mentoring, talks, visits and funded placements and internships. 

The University of St Andrews is consistently rated amongst the top universities in the world by the THE and QS. Its Schools are recognised internationally for their excellence in research and the activities of their interdisciplinary institutes and centres, including the St Andrews Institute of Mediaeval Studies (SAIMS), the Institute for Theology, Imagination and the Arts (ITIA), the Centre for Higher Education Research (CHER), and the Centre for the Study of Religion and Politics (CSRP). Postgraduates also benefit from being a member of St Leonard’s College, an institution dedicated to postgraduate support and training within the university. 

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To be considered for the award, applicants must first be accepted for study by their chosen institution by 22 January 2016. Some schools have earlier deadlines so please check. All queries should be directed towards the appropriate School for study: 

* Eligibility criteria apply. Full details and the application form are available on the SGSAH website www.sgsah.ac.uk/studentships.

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