AHRC Doctoral Studentships 2017-18

University of Stirling - Faculty of Arts and Humanities

The University of Stirling is part of a consortium, the AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership Scotland (AHRC DTP Scotland), which has been awarded funding from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to support postgraduate studentships and training in the Arts and Humanities. 

The University of Stirling is now taking applications for AHRC-funded PhD studentships in the following subject areas:

  • Creative Writing
  • Cultural Studies and Popular Culture
  • English Language and Literature
  • Film History, Theory and Criticism
  • History
  • Interpreting and Translation
  • Journalism and Publishing
  • Languages
  • Law and Legal Studies
  • Library and Information Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Media and communication studies
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Scottish Literature
  • Television History, Theory and Criticism
  • Theology, Divinity and Religion


  • applicants must hold an unconditional or conditional offer a PhD degree programme
  • applicants must not be holding another full scholarship for the 2017/18 academic session, though partial scholarship funding from elsewhere (e.g. fees only or stipend only) may still be considered
  • applicants must hold Home (UK) or EU status. See residency guidelines - http://www.sgsah.ac.uk/dtp/eligibilitycriteria/#d.en.416014
  • applicants may be either new or continuing students (note that students entering their third year of full-time study, or fifth year of part time study in 2017-18 are not eligible to apply)
  • applicants already holding doctoral qualifications should not apply

Funding: The studentship will cover maintenance and fees for UK candidates, or fees only for EU candidates. The AHRC will only fund UK/EU students, or those with a specific link to the UK.

Deadline: 5pm 21 December 2016

Further information: 


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