|UK Students, EU Students, International Students
|8th December 2023
|1st February 2024
Follow in the footsteps of Alice Brown, one of Scotland’s most influential modern figures in social and political science, with this six-year part-time PhD scholarship. It offers a programme of advanced study, ongoing research, professional training and development.
Applications are welcome for PhD projects in the following broad areas:
Prospective candidates are encouraged to explore the range of expertise and research and teaching strengths across the School.
You must meet the eligibility criteria for admission to the to the PhD programme, and the following would be desirable in a subject relevant to the scholarship:
Due to constraints on part-time study for international students on visas, this award is only open to nationals of the UK or those whose visa allows for part-time study.
The scholarship covers:
Awards are made for one year in the first instance and are renewable for up to a further five years (pro-rata for current students), subject to satisfactory academic progress.
Application and Selection
How to apply
The closing date for this scholarship is 1 February 2024 at 23:59 GMT
Ensure you visit the Important Information and Recommendations section before you apply. Application Process and Deadline
Applicants must submit two separate applications by this deadline (further information about both is given below):
Application for admission to a PhD research degree
Please note: you will only be able to apply for a scholarship after you have submitted an application for a PhD programme.
The application to study is made via the University's on-line applications system EUCLID - you are encouraged to make this application at least ten working days prior to making your scholarship application.
Alice Brown PhD Scholarship application
Application to the Alice Brown Scholarship is via the University's online scholarships application form located within the EUCLID applicant hub. After submitting your application for your programme of study, you will receive a University Username (UUN) and access to MyEd where you can reach the scholarship application system.
Before applying, please read the self-assessment page, which provides helpful information about the factors that help make a successful application.
Please note that applications for the Alice Brown PhD Scholarship are extremely competitive, and every year demand outstrips supply.
The School selection panel will meet in Spring 2024, and results will be communicated to candidates by the end of May 2024.
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