The University of Edinburgh is pleased to offer 45 Principal’s Career Development PhD scholarships for 2017/18 academic session. Students from all nations are welcome to apply. The winning students will receive tuition fee cost and a stipend of £14,500. The application deadline is 1 February 2017.
Each scholarship covers the UK/EU rate of tuition fee as well as a stipend of £14,500. Subject to satisfactory progress, the scholarships are awarded for three years.
Level and Area of Studies
PhD degree in any subject.
Place of Study
At the University of Edinburgh in UK.
Eligibility and Criteria
- The awards are open to UK, EU and overseas students applying to start their first year of study for a research degree in 2017-2018. Award applicants should contact the School with whom they intend to study before applying for the award to ascertain whether the funding is available for the discipline involved.
- Applicants must have already applied for admission to a full-time PhD research programme of study at the University. Applicants intending to study a part-time PhD research programme will only be considered for the scholarship if they have the approval of the School they wish to study with.
- Candidates are required to have good English Language skills with scholarship applicants normally requiring a minimum IELTS of 7.0 achieved within the past two years. Please note that scholarship application will not be considered if student’s IELTS results are not known to the University.
- Please also note that if they have applied for consecutive registration where they will start their master’s programme of study in 2017 and PhD the following year in 2018, that they will not be eligible to apply for a Principal’s Career Development Scholarship in 2017. Principal’s awards cannot be held concurrently with fully-funded scholarships but can be held with partial awards such as the Edinburgh Global Research Scholarships.
There is no nationality restriction.
Eligible applicants should complete an online scholarship application. Please note that applicants will not be able to access the online application form unless they have applied for admission to the University of Edinburgh and have full EASE authentication.
1 February 2017.