The University of Edinburgh is offering up to 45 PhD Positionsfor international students. These Principal’s Career Development PhD The studentships are open to UK, EU and overseas students applying to start their first year of study for a research degree in 2021-2022.
This exciting scholarship scheme provides a valuable opportunity for postgraduate research students to undertake a package of training and development.
The University of Edinburgh, founded in 1582, is the sixth oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland’s ancient universities.
Applicants have or will have achieved the minimum required score in one of University’s accepted English language tests.
- Application deadline: February 3, 2020
- Course Level: The studentships are available for pursuing full-time PhD research degree programme.
- Study Subject: The studentships are awarded to study the subjects offered by the University
- Award: Each scholarship covers the UK/EU rate of tuition fee as well as a stipend of £15,000. Subject to satisfactory progress, the opportunities are awarded for three years.
- Number of Awards: 45 opportunities are available.
- Nationality: UK, EU and overseas students.
- The award can be taken in the UK
- Eligible Countries: The studentships are open to UK, EU and overseas students.
- Entrance Requirements:
- The awards are open to UK, EU and overseas students applying to start their first year of study for a research degree in 2021-2022.
- Please note, the Edinburgh College of Art, the School of Law and the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures are not participating in this application scheme in the 2021-2022 academic session.
- Applicants must have already applied for admission to a full-time PhD research programme of study at the University. Applicants intending to study a part-time PhD research programme will only be considered for the opportunity if they have the approval of the School they wish to study with. They encourage applicants who wish to apply for this application to make contact with their academic school regarding any admission deadlines.
- Candidates are required to have good English Language skills with scholarship applicants normally requiring a minimum IELTS of 7.0 achieved within the past two years. Please check the Entry Requirements for your proposed programme of study for details of other acceptable English language qualifications. The requirement for an IELTS score of 7.0 (or equivalent) may be higher than the level required for admissions purposes.
- You may apply for the opportunity prior to obtaining the necessary English language test results but the results should be uploaded as soon as possible.
- Please also note that if you have applied for consecutive registration where you will start your Masters programme of study in 2020 and your PhD the following year in 2021, that you will not be eligible to apply for a Principal’s Career Development Scholarship in 2020. Principal’s awards cannot be held concurrently with fully-funded scholarships but can be held with partial awards such as the Edinburgh Global Research Scholarships.
- English Language Requirements: The requirement for an IELTS score of 7.0 (or equivalent) may be higher than the level required for admissions purposes.
How to Apply:
- Please note you will not be able to access the online application form unless you have applied for admission to the University of Edinburgh.
- The online application form is located in EUCLID and can be accessed via MyEd our web based information portal