School of GeoSciences

Studentships in Human Geography

The Research Institute of Geography and the Lived Environment is currently offering Masters and PhD opportunities, with access to ESRC and AHRC studentships for UK/EU applicants, as well as other funding opportunities for international applicants.

ESRC / AHRC 

Each year the Institute of Geography and the Lived Environment supports UK, EU and international students in applying for funded positions. 

ESRC

The University of Edinburgh is part of a consortium of 10 Universities in Scotland awarded funding from the Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC) to support approximately 30 postgraduate studentships and training in the Social Sciences in Scotland.

Under this Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) Scheme, which is run by the Scottish Graduate School of Social Science (SGSSS), the consortium will consider applications for doctoral studentship awards. Here are details of the application process for doctoral studentships available for 2020 entry.

As part of the Scottish Graduate School of Social Science (SGSSS), we have access to the Human Geography, Environment and Urban pathway.

Further details on the Scottish Graduate School of Social Science website

 

AHRC

The University of Edinburgh is part of a consortium of 16 Universities awarded funding from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to support approximately 60 postgraduate studentships and training in the Arts and Humanities.

The Scottish Graduate School for Arts and Humanities (SGSAH) AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) is comprised of the Universities of Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Highlands & Islands, St Andrews, Stirling, Strathclyde, Glasgow School of Art and the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and offers PhD studentships each year.

Applicants with cultural, historical and media geography projects are encouraged to apply to the Scottish School for Arts and Humanities. 

Further details on the Scottish Graduate School of Arts and Humanities

 

Contacts

Academic queries should be directed to Tom Slater

Application queries should be directed to pgrsupport.geos@ed.ac.uk