Doctoral Scholarships: History, Classics and Archaeology, the University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh - School of History, Classics and Archaeology

The School of History, Classics and Archaeology at the University of Edinburgh is delighted to invite applications from outstanding candidates for a number of School Doctoral Awards for 2017-2018 entry.

School of History, Classics & Archaeology Doctoral Awards

The School offers PhD programmes in Archaeology, Classics, Economic and Social History, History and Scottish History. Applicants for all programmes and research areas in the School are eligible for our School Doctoral Awards.

The School Doctoral Awards will pay a stipend at the equivalent rate to that offered by the Research Councils of the United Kingdom (value to be arranged, but for guidance, in 2016-2017 this was £14,296). Tuition fees at the UK/EU rate will also be paid.

Deadlines: To be considered, applicants must submit an application for study by 13 January 2017, and an application for the School Doctoral Award by Friday 20 January 2017.

School Doctoral Awards

Our PhD Programmes

The School of History, Classics and Archaeology offers a diverse and energetic research culture covering many periods, geographical areas, themes and approaches across the subjects of Archaeology, Classics, and History.

We also have a number of cross-School research groups including: Digital Humanities; Global and Transnational History; Intellectual History; Late Antique and Byzantine Studies; Material Culture; the History of Science, Medicine and Technology; and three Research Centres: The Centre for the Study of Modern Conflict; the Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies; and the Scottish Centre for Diaspora Studies.

PhD students participate actively in our lively research culture through our research groups and centres and through staff and student-led workshops and seminars. The School provides training in research and professional skills, and PhD students also benefit from the training and professional development offered by the Institute of Academic Development at the University of Edinburgh as well as the Scottish Graduate School for Arts and Humanities and the Scottish Graduate School of Social Science.

PhDs in History

PhDs in Classics

PhDs in Archaeology

Further Information 

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For further information about study in the School of History, Classics & Archaeology and our Doctoral Awards (including criteria and application processes), please visit our website.

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