Graduate School

PhD students

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Arts and Humanities Research Council 2015

Well qualified UK and EU students in certain disciplines may apply for the Arts and Humanities Research Council. Students should apply to the council most relevant to their area of study.

Economic and Social Research Council studentships 2015

Well qualified UK and EU students in certain disciplines may apply for the Economic and Social Research Council studentships. Students should apply to the council most relevant to their area of study.

The McMillan Awards

Professor McMillan was a celebrated researcher, teacher and postgraduate supervisor, and the School wishes to associate a new generation of scholars with his achievement and legacy.

The William R McFarlane Scholarship

One scholarship will be awarded to the best full-time applicant who meets the relevant criteria and is accepted onto a PhD in History commencing in the academic year 2015-2016.

Wolfson Foundation Postgraduate Scholarship in the Humanities

The Wolfson Foundation will offer three research scholarships for UK students within the History, Literature or Languages disciplines.

School Doctoral Scholarships

The School is pleased to invite applications from outstanding candidates for its Doctoral Scholarships Awards for 2015-2016 entry. Up to three awards will be available.

Edinburgh Global Research Scholarship

These awards are designed to attract high quality overseas research students to the University of Edinburgh.

Principal's Career Development PhD Scholarships

The University will offer 50 PhD scholarships for students starting their PhD research at the University in the 2015-2016 academic session.

Scholarships and Student Funding Services

The School funding pages list a few key awards, but visit the University's Scholarships and Student Funding Services pages for other awards you may be eligible for.