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AHRC Collaborative PhD Studentship in Scotland, 2019

The University of Edinburgh and Creative Scotland are jointly provided AHRC Collaborative PhD Studentship. To be eligible, students must have normally resided in the UK or EU for 3 years prior to the start of the studentship.

The University of Edinburgh and Creative Scotland are on the lookout for prospective doctoral students to work together with us on an AHRC-funded PhD suggestion to help define the creative industries in Scotland. Applicants will be awarded up to £14,999.


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Scholarship Description:

  • Applications Deadline: April 14, 2019
  • Course Level: PhD program
  • Study Subject: Material Spirits: Objects, Past and Landscape in Contemporary Scottish Whisky
  • Scholarship Award: £14,999
  • Nationality: Internationally
  • Number of Scholarships: Not given
  • Scholarship can be taken in the UK or EU

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

Eligible candidate’s entry to this PhD program is aggressive, and frequently requires that applicants have the following minimum qualifications:

  • Normally a postgraduate master’s degree from an accredited institution in the UK or overseas (we accept applications from those still currently studying for masters, but any offer will be conditional on successful completion at the required standard).
  • Evidence of above-average academic achievement (more than 65% overall) and normally a postgraduate master’s dissertation with distinction (UK equivalent).
  • MBA or master’s students without a dissertation are welcome to apply and should normally provide evidence of distinction level work (UK equivalent).
  • Your official transcript and grading scheme must be provided when you submit your application.
  • Eligible Countries: Scholarships are available to students from the United Kingdom or the European
  • Entrance Requirements: Applicants should also submit a single Word file with:
  • A curriculum vitae (1 page)
  • A letter explaining your interest in the studentship and outlining your qualifications for it (3,000 to 5,000 words)
  • A brief cover note that includes your full contact details together with the names and contact details of two academic referees (1 page)

Application Procedure:

Application to the University of Edinburgh School of History, Classics and ArchaeologyGRADUATE SCHOOL PhD program is during the University’s online postgraduate application system.

How to Apply

  • The applicant needs to specify Candace Jones as the lead supervisor and provide a 3,000-5,000 word research proposal for studying the definitions of creative industries, as outlined above.
  • Once submitted, the proposed dissertation will be reviewed by Professors Candace Jones and Dave O’Brien.
  • PhD applications should be submitted online and the Word file emailed to [email protected]

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