School of GeoSciences

Funding Opportunities

There are a number of opportunities available each year for prospective PhD students and more information on eligibility, criteria and how to apply can be found on the pages below. 

Funded Projects

There are a number of available projects which will include partial or full funding opportunities in Human Geography and Physical Science.  Details of which can be found on the page below. 

Current Human Geography PhD projects

Current Physical Science PhD projects

Geography Teaching Studentship

The School of GeoSciences is excited to announce two fully funded 48-month UK/EU PhD Geography Teaching Studentships.  The studentships involve training in both research and teaching skills. The successful applicants will gain practical experience through supporting core teaching, including field courses, on our undergraduate Geography degree programme. The studentships are fully funded for 48 months from September 2017, with one focusing on Human Geography and the other on Physical Geography. 

Studentships in Human Geography

The Human Geography Research Group are currently offering Masters and PhD opportunities, with access to ESRC and AHRC studentships. Details on the Studentships can be found here.

Contact Us

General enquiries on postgraduate funding opportunities can be emailed to pgrsupport@ed.ac.uk