Moray House School of Education

Doctoral awards

We are keen to recruit the very best talent from all over the world. Therefore, a number of funding opportunities are available to Postgraduate Research students.

Applicants may apply for as many of the awards as they wish, providing they are eligible. If successful, an applicant who has applied for multiple awards will only be awarded one. Subject to satisfactory progress, all scholarships are awarded for three years.

AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Partnership: Unlike a version: the lives of digitised artworks

Application deadline 3 May 2019 (12pm). Eligible to UK/EU students. Covers UK/EU fees plus stipend.

College Research Award (CRA)

Application deadline 1 February 2019. Eligible to UK/EU and International students. Covers UK/EU fees plus stipend.

Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Student-led awards

Application deadline: the deadline for the 2019-20 award has now passed. Eligible to UK/EU students, some exceptions apply. Covers UK/EU fees plus stipend.

Edinburgh Global Research Scholarships (EGRS)

Application deadline 1 February 2019. Eligible to International students. Covers the difference between UK/EU and overseas fees.

Principal’s Career Development PhD Scholarships (PCDS)

Application deadline 1 February 2019. Eligible to UK/EU and International students. Covers UK/EU fees plus stipend.

Other scholarships and funding

Making Sense of Teachers’ Communities of Practice with Social and Epistemic Network Analysis

Application deadline 7 May 2019. This is a fully-funded studentship, undertaken full-time over a three or four year period, commencing October 2019. 

This studentship is funded by the ESRC through the Scottish Graduate School of the Social Sciences.

Making Sense of Teachers’ Communities of Practice with Social and Epistemic Network Analysis

Using child maintenance as a tool to enhance the circumstances, outcomes and wellbeing of lone mothers and children

Application deadline 29 April 2019. This studentship is available as a +3 or a 1+3 programme depending on prior research training, commencing in October 2019.

This joint studentship between the University of Edinburgh and Heriot Watt University is funded by the ESRC through the Scottish Graduate School of the Social Sciences.

Using child maintenance as a tool to enhance the circumstances, outcomes and wellbeing of lone mothers and children

Carnegie/Caledonian PhD Scholarships

Applicants must apply for this award directly to the College. For details of the funding scheme, eligibility and stipends, and how to apply, visit the Student Funding website.

Carnegie/Caledonian PhD Scholarships

University of Edinburgh Postgraduate Funding Opportunities

You may be eligible for other scholarships from the University of Edinburgh or an external organisation.

University of Edinburgh Postgraduate Funding Opportunities

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For any further enquiries, please contact:

PGR Programmes Administrator

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