Sociology is a subject related to human social activity. It is a root branch for various familiar fields as urban and rural sociology, social psychology, political sociology, economic sociology, social interactions etc. In a broad perspective it provides knowledge to understand the social behavior or character of a human being or a society. Miscellaneous international universities and colleges provide sociology as subject at undergraduate, graduate and postdoctoral levels. Below is the compact listing of Sociology scholarships for the students around the globe.
Quantitative Social Science PhD Scholarship at University of Kent in UK, 2017
University of Kent is awarding quantitative social science PhD scholarship for September/October 2016 intake. Both UK and international students are eligible to apply for PhD scholarship. The scholarship covers tuition fees at the postgraduate standard home/EU rate (£3,996) in addition to an annual maintenance stipend of £13,863 per annum. The application deadline is 31 January
50th Anniversary PhD Scholarships at Kent University in UK, 2017
Kent University invites application for 50th Anniversary PhD Scholarship. Scholarships are open to both UK and international students for entry in September/October 2016. The scholarship covers tuition fees at the postgraduate standard home/EU rate in addition to an annual maintenance stipend of £14,057 per annum (for entry in September/October 2016 only). The deadline for applications is 31 January
Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program for Azerbaijani Students, 2017
Applications are invited for Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program from Azerbaijani Students for 2016-2017 academic year. It provides grants to conduct postdoctoral research at U.S. institutions from an academic semester (4 months) to a full academic year (9 months). Researchers, university lecturers and experts from academic institutions, government and non-government structures who wish to conduct post-doctoral research, lecture, or pursue combined lecturing and research in the United States are eligible to participate in this program.
Scholarships for African Students at Graduate Institute in Switzerland, 2017
The Graduate Institute, Geneva offers need-based scholarships to students from Africa to undertake a MA or PhD in its discipline: international history, international economics, political science/international relations, anthropology and sociology of development, international law, and development economics. There are 20 scholarships available for one year renewable for the period of study. The application deadline is 15 January.
NEDTC Fully-Funded Postgraduate Studentships in UK, 2017
The North East Doctoral Training Centre (NEDTC) is offering 40 fully-funded postgraduate studentships in the social sciences at either the universities of Durham or Newcastle in the 2016/17 academic year. Award-holders with a comprehensive and attractive package of financial support over the duration of their studies. The deadline for submitting your application and supportin
School of Social Sciences PhD Studentships at University of Manchester in UK, 2017
Applications are invited for School of Social Sciences PhD Studentships for the year 2016. Studentship is open to all nationalities. Funding is available to students undertaking study in: Economics, Philosophy, Social Anthropology, Sociology, Social Statistics and Politics. The application deadline is 18 January 2016.
Davies-Jackson Scholarship for US Students at University of Cambridge in UK, 2017
Applications are invited for Davies-Jackson Scholarship from students who are among the first generation in their families to graduate college. Scholarship is awarded to participate in a course of study at St. John’s College at the University of Cambridge. Following the completion of their first year of study some Scholars have opted into a one year M. Phil program at the discretion of the Senior Tutor at St. John’s. Scholarship covers all fees, room, and board during term-time for up to two academic years (beginning in September), and living expenses during summer vacation.
Visiting Research Fellowship at University of Cambridge in UK 2017
Applications are invited for Smuts Visiting Research Fellowship in Commonwealth Studies in association with Wolfson College, University of Cambridge for the academic year 2016-17. The Fellow will receive a contribution towards their expenses of between £38,511-£48,783per annum (pro rata) for a nine-month stay or less. The successful applicant will be expected to pursue research in the field of Commonwealth Studies.
2015 Doctoral Scholarship in Sociology of Safety and Risk at University of Antwerp, Belgium
The Faculty of Social Sciences is inviting applications to fill a full-time vacancy in the Department of Sociology for a doctoral student in the area of Sociology of Safety and Risk. Applicant will hold a master degree in social sciences or an interdisciplinary master degree in environmental or safety sciences with a demonstrable affiliation with social sciences. University will offer gross monthly grant ranging from € 2.167,88 to € 2.486,53 and a dynamic and stimulating work environment.
PhD Research Fellowship in Sociology at University of Oslo in Norway
University of Oslo is inviting applications for PhD research fellowship in sociology. Applicants must have a master’s degree/second-level degree in Sociology. The master’s thesis must have been submitted before the application deadline. The applicant must provide a tentative description (approx. 5 pages) of a PhD research project that she or he wants to carry out during the fellowship period. The position is for a period of up to 4 years with 25 % compulsory work (primarily teaching at the Department).
Cardiff University Scholarships for Undergraduates in UK
Applications are invited for 100 prestigious Cardiff University Scholarships available in 2015. The scholarships will be awarded to UK students coming to Cardiff University in September 2015 and undertaking one of the degree programmes designated for a scholarship. Each Cardiff University Scholarship is worth £3,000.
50th Anniversary PhD Scholarships at Kent University in UK
Kent University, School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research is offering 50th Anniversary PhD Scholarships for the academic year 2015-2016. The scholarship covers tuition fees at the postgraduate standard home/EU rate (£3,996) in addition to an annual maintenance stipend of £13,863 per annum (for entry in September/October 2015 only).
PhD Scholarships in School of Social Sciences at University of Trento in Italy
University of Trento, School of Social Sciences is offering 22 PhD Scholarships for Italian and international students. Scholarships are awarded to study Economics and Management, Development Economics and Local Systems and Sociology and Social Research. The scholarships are awarded for three years which cover living expenses in Trento.
Graduate School PhD Scholarship at Canterbury Christ Church University, UK
Canterbury Christ Church University is awarding full-time PhD Scholarships for the academic year 2015-2016. Scholarships cover the costs of full-time tuition and provide a maintenance grant. The scholarship is normally for a period of three years, unless the candidate fails to attain to PhD status. However, the continuation of the scholarship into the second and successive years is conditional upon satisfactory reviews, which take place each academic year.
Trinity College Dublin Dean’s Undergraduate Scholarship in Economics, Ireland
Trinity College Dublin is awarding Deans Scholarship to a new entrant for 2015/2016 entry. This award may only be used for undergraduate study in Economics. The award is valued at €20,000, with €5,000 per annum being applied to tuition fees over the course of the four-year degree programme. The scholarship will be awarded on academic merit.
Graduate Research Assistantship in Sociology at University of Leicester in UK
The Department of Sociology is offering a funded graduate research assistantship for September 2015 entry to its Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programme. Graduate Research Assistantship is open for UK/EU and international applicants. The successful applicant will receive an annual stipend of £9,901 and salary of approximately £4,156.
LPS PhD Scholarships at University of Sussex in UK
Applications are invited from suitably qualified overseas students to take up new PhD studentship opportunities in the School of Law, Politics and Sociology at the University of Sussex. Scholarships are available from September 2015 for a period of three years and represent a fee reduction of £5,000 (overseas) per student or a full fee waiver.
College of Social Science International Scholarship Scheme
University of Leicester is inviting applications for international scholarship scheme within the college of social science. Up to 40 scholarships are awarded for one year master degree program. Scholarship has a value of £2,500 GBP. The scholarships are awarded in the form of a reduction in tuition fees payable. For scholarships, candidates must not be in receipt of a full scholarship (tuition fees and living costs) from any other sources. Students with partial scholarships from other sources will be considered. The application deadline is 29 May.
Tilburg University Scholarships in Netherlands
Applications are invited for Tilburg University scholarships for academic excellence within the Tilburg Law School, Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences and Tilburg School of Humanities for the academic year 2015-2016. The Schools of Tilburg University have various scholarships available for excellent international students who are admitted to a (Research) Master’s program at Tilburg University (MA, MSc or LLM). Application deadline is 1st April.
College of Social Sciences Scholarships in UK
Applications are invited for up to 24 scholarships being offered by the College of Social Sciences to study for a PhD in an area of research linked to the college’s school/subject areas: The scholarship will run for a maximum of 3 years full-time or 5 years part-time commencing on September/October 2015. This is a highly competitive prestigious competition attracting a large number of applications and only high quality candidates will be shortlisted. The application deadline is 2nd February.
Humane Studies Fellowships in USA
Applications are invited for Humane Studies Fellowships to pursue a liberty advancing career in academia. Fellowships are only open to IHS alumni. Fellowship program awards up to $15,000 that can be used toward tuition, fees, living costs and other expenses associated with a PhD program. Fellowship also comes with individual advising and access to an extensive support network of over 5,000 scholars to help ensure academic success, both before and long after they receive their degree. The application deadline is January 31.
BGHS Start-up Scholarships for International Students
Applications are invited for six-month doctoral scholarships available for international graduate students in the area of history, sociology, anthropology or political science at Bielefeld Graduate School. The grant consists of a stipend of 1,200 Euros per month. Recipients receive the opportunity to prepare a convincing proposal for a dissertation project. Successful candidates may subsequently apply for a doctoral scholarship, for employment or for a doctoral degree programme at the BGHS or elsewhere. Applicants should speak either German or English. Application should be submitted till 15th January.
SPAIS Postgraduate Research Scholarship
The School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies (SPAIS) is offering a postgraduate research scholarship for a new Home (UK or EU) student for September 2015 entry. Scholarship is available for pursuing full-time or part-time postgraduate research programme in all areas of sociology, politics or international studies at the University of Bristol. Scholarship covers tuition fee and a maintenance stipend of the RCUK minimum per annum for 3 years. The applicant deadline is 19th June.
Doctoral Grants at Freie University
This scholarship is for pursuing PhD at Freie University Berlin’s in Germany. Duration of grant is of three years which covers scholarship amount, additional funds for equipment and traveling, stipend. Applicant must have a master’s degree in the field of American Cultural Studies, American Literature, History, Political Science, Sociology and Economics.Application closing date is January 3.
ISEAS Masters Scholarships
The Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) offers masters scholarships for Singaporean scholars. Applicants have to be prepared to take up courses and/or carry out research on Southeast Asia. Scholarships will be offered for one or two years. The application deadline is 31st January.
Masters and PhD students are granted Sociology scholarship for research and preparation of research projects. The travel research scholarship is awarded once in a year which covers local travel and living expenses. Some 20–30 scholars associated with Nordic universities, colleges and research institutions are eligible for this scholarship. The deadline for applications is 31 January.
CHF Short and Long-Term Fellowships
Chemical Heritage Foundation is offering several short-term and long-term residential fellowships for 2015-2016 academic year. Fellowships are available for research on the history of chemistry, broadly construed. Fellowships are awarded for periods of 1 to 4 months (short-term fellows) or 9 months (long-term fellows) and are spent in residence at CHF in Philadelphia. There are three kinds of long-term fellowships: one for senior scholars, one for new PhDs, and one for PhD candidates at the dissertation stage. All long-term fellows are provided with a private office, a computer, and a direct telephone line. Short-term fellows are allocated a carrel in the Othmer Library’s reading room. Wireless Internet access is available in the reading room. The application deadline is January 15.
Onassis Foundation- 20th Foreigners’ Fellowships Programme
Onassis Foundation is funding Sociology scholarships available for University Professors of all levels. This programme is available for scholarly research or artistic creation in Greece and in Humanities, Social Science, Economic Science and Arts. The deadline for applications is January 31st.
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