These scholarships are for current PhD students entering their second or third year of study. These one-year scholarships are provided in memory of the late Professor James F. (Jim) McMillan (1948-2010), Richard Pares Professor of History and the founding Head of the (then) School of History and Classics at Edinburgh. 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.
A number of one-year scholarships covering tuition fees at the Home/EU rate are normally available. Successful non-EU/overseas applicants will still be liable for the difference between the Home/EU and Overseas fee rates. The following eligibility criteria apply:
The scholarships are only open to 'on-programme' current Year 1 and 2 PhD students within the School of History, Classics and Archaeology who should be pursuing full-time study during their tenure as a McMillan Scholar. Students who are in Year 3 at the time of application are not eligible to apply.
PhD students who currently hold School/College/University Awards, or research council funding (AHRC/ESRC), or other external award (such as Carnegie), are not eligible to apply.
Applicants must be able to demonstrate exceptional progress as evidenced by first-year review reports or reports of supervisors and other measures such as conference presentations, publications, fieldwork or scholarly awards.
The following eligibility criteria apply:
The following documentation must be submitted:
Applications must be received by the Graduate School Office no later than 31 May 2015. Late applications will not be accepted. The application form is available as a Word or PDF document, below
This article was published on Jan 15, 2015