AHRC Doctoral Studentships 2018-19

University of Stirling – Faculty of 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
  • Gender Studies
  • Heritage
  • 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 - www.sgsah.ac.uk/dtp/howtoapply/#/residencyrequirements
  • 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, Thursday, 21 December 2017

Further information: www.stir.ac.uk/arts-humanities/graduate-study/ahrcandesrc