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AHRC Funded PhD Studentships at University of Dundee in UK, 2018

The University of Dundee is now accepting applications for Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Funded Studentships for both new and continuing students who are willing to do PhD programme. This studentship is awarded to Home and EU students.

The aim of the scholarship is to support candidates reading for the degree of PhD.

The University of Dundee (abbreviated as Dund. for post-nominals) is a public research university based in the city and Royal Burgh of Dundee on the east coast of the central Lowlands of Scotland. The main campus of the university is located in Dundee’s West End which contains many of the university’s teaching and research facilities; the Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Dundee Law School and the Dundee Dental Hospital and School.

Course Level: Studentships are available to pursue PhD programme.

Study Subject: Studentships are awarded to study Art and Design, English / Creative Writing / Film Studies, History, Law, Philosophy.

Scholarship Award: 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.

Number of Scholarships: Not Known

Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • Only Home and EU students are eligible to apply.
  • In order to be nominated for a studentship, applicants must hold an unconditional or conditional offer of a place on a PhD degree programme in one of a specified range of disciplines above. The SGSAH encourages and welcomes cross-institutional supervisory teams.
  • Applicants must not hold another full Studentship for the 2017/18 academic session. Applicants holding a part studentship (e.g. fees only or stipend only) may still be considered.
  • Both new and continuing PhD students may apply. To be eligible, continuing students must have at least 50% of their 3 years full-time or 6 years part-time PhD programme remaining as at 30 September 2017, and funding will only be available for this remaining period.
  • The AHRC expects that applicants to PhD programmes will normally hold, or be studying towards, a Masters qualification.

Nationality: Students from the following countries are eligible to apply:

UK: England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales

EU: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: If you are applying for postgraduate research, you will normally need a Masters level qualification, and usually evidence of your research experience (e.g. through a Masters Degree project).

English Language Requirements: All courses at the University of Dundee are taught in English. If your first language is not English you must typically have an IELTS score of at least 6.5 overall (or equivalent) with a 6.0 in Writing and Speaking and a minimum of 5.5 in the other two components in order to be successful in your academic studies. Additionally, if you require a visa to study in the UK, then you must also meet the level of English required by UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI). The IELTS standard of English language required for each Masters course is shown on the individual course page.

Ph.D. Research Scholarship

How to Apply: Procedure to apply:

  • You apply to the University of Dundee via UKPASS (detailed below)
  • We will send you a second application form to complete by January 2017
  • We will make two decisions
    1 – whether or not to offer you a PhD place to study at the University of Dundee
    2 – whether or not to nominate you for an AHRC studentship (by January 2017)
  • If you have been successful in being nominated you will be sent a third application form from the AHRC Doctoral Programme Scotland, which needs to be returned by February 2017
  • The panel will meet to consider all nominations from across Scottish institutions and you will be notified if you have been awarded a studentship. Further information on the selection process can be found on the SGSAH website
  • If we do not nominate you for a studentship, your offer of a PhD place at the University of Dundee still stands.

Application Form

Application Deadline: Application deadline is November 30, 2017.

Scholarship Link