The University of Glasgow is inviting research students to apply for its College PhD International Scholarship in the Religious and Spiritual Lives of Transnational Young People and African Migrant-Background.
The scholarship is exclusively designed to cater to PhD level international and home-country students enrolled in subjects related to sociology at the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Glasgow. Ideal candidates must possess a master’s degree of relevance, knowledge, and interest related to the research topic. The winning candidates can expect to receive a tuition fee, a stipend, and a Research Training Support Grant.
A fine PhD fellowship for international candidates.
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Ranked 81st in QS World University Rankings 2023 and 86th in Best Global Universities, the University of Glasgow is a public research university in Glasgow, Scotland founded in 1451 by papal bull. The university is known for being the fourth-oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland’s four ancient universities.
Why choose to study at the University of Glasgow? The University of Glasgow’s mission is to engage in world-leading research and to provide an intellectually stimulating learning environment to its students that also benefits culture, society, and the economy. The university has enhanced its position greatly and is now one of the world’s great, broad-based, research-intensive universities.
Application Deadline: Students must observe the course-specific application deadline.
- University or Organization: University of Glasgow
- Department: School of Social and Political Sciences
- Course Level: PhD
- Award: Stipend and more
- Number of Awards: NA
- Access Mode: Online
- Nationality: International and Home
- The award can be taken in the United Kingdom
- Eligible Countries: British and international students both can apply.
- Eligible Course or Subjects: Students can undertake PhD degree studies in sociology at the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Glasgow.
- Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following/given criteria:
- The applicants must demonstrate knowledge of the key issues in the project – for example, migration, religion, and transnational young people of migrant backgrounds.
- The applicants must have an interest and/or experience working with various stakeholders from African countries and/or migrant backgrounds, including Global South academics and non-academics.
How to Apply
- How to Apply: Students must access the university portal to submit an admission application. The scholarship application form must be submitted separately.
- Supporting Documents: The students are required to present the following documents to the university:
- Academic transcripts
- 2 references
- Curriculum Vitae
- Admission Requirements: The applicants must good Master’s degree (or overseas equivalent), with a significant component in a social science or relevant humanities discipline (at Distinction or Merit).
- Language Requirement: The students must submit scores of the following English language proficiency tests:
- IELTS – 7.0
- TOEFL IBT – 95
- PTE – 60
The scholarship winners will be awarded the following benefits by the University of Glasgow:
- An annual stipend at the UKRI rate
- Fees at the standard home or international rate
- Students can also draw on a Research Training Support Grant, usually up to a maximum of £750 per year