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IASH-SSPS Research Fellowships for International Students in UK, 2021

­Applicants are inviting for IASH-SSPS Research Fellowships for the receipt of the next round of applications. Students from all around the world are eligible to apply for this fellowship.

The IASH-SSPS Research Fellowships are intended to encourage outstanding interdisciplinary research, international scholarly collaboration, and networking activities of visiting Research Fellows together with academics in the School of Social and Political Science (SSPS).

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The Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities was established in 1969 to promote interdisciplinary research in the arts, humanities and social sciences at the University of Edinburgh. It provides an international, interdisciplinary and autonomous space for discussion and debate.

Brief Description

  • Application Deadline: February 26, 2021
  • Course Level: Fellowships are available to pursue research.
  • Award: Funds are available in support of travel and accommodation costs.
  • Nationality: International
  • Number of Awards: Not Known
  • The award can be taken in the UK

Eligibility 

  • Eligible Countries: Applications are accepted from around the world.
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects:  Fellowships are awarded in the subject offered by the School of Social and Political Science(SSPS).
  • Entrance Requirements: To be eligible for this application you must meet the following requirements:
  • Candidates for Fellowships will hold a doctorate or equivalent professional qualification. Consideration will be given to the academic record and the publications of all applicants and their capacity to disseminate their views among a community of like-minded people.
  • Candidates will be expected to have been in communication with the member of SSPS staff with whom they intend to collaborate before applying and to name the SSPS collaborator/mentor in their application. The collaborator should also provide one of the necessary supporting statements for the Fellowship.
  • Fellows are expected to be resident in Edinburgh throughout the tenure of their Fellowship and to play a full part in the activities of IASH and SSPS. The Institute may be able to help with finding suitable accommodation in Edinburgh.
  • No regular teaching is required, but Fellows are expected to become involved in the School and contribute through the provision of a workshop, seminar or online learning resources such as a series of blog posts. Fellows will give at least one seminar at IASH and one seminar/workshop in SSPS on their current research work.

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: To apply for the fellowship, candidates must have to submit the application form.
  • Supporting Documents: Applicants must submit a minimum of two and a maximum of three supporting statements and one of the supporting statements must be from the member of SSPS staff with whom the applicant wishes to collaborate.
  • English Language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

Benefits

These fellowships are usually for a duration of one semester (3-4 months), and not less than 2 months, and are usually funded at approximately £1,250-£3,750 as a contribution towards additional living costs, and/or travel grants of up to £500. Applications for less than two months will not be considered.

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