Arts and Humanities Research Council Scholarships
Information on the AHRC application process for 2019-20 entry
The University of Edinburgh is part of a consortium of ten Higher Education institutions which has been awarded funding from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to support postgraduate doctoral studentships and training in the Arts and Humanities in Scotland.
Under the Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) scheme, the consortium - 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 - will consider applications for doctoral studentship awards in the majority of Arts and Humanities subjects. The consortium is organised through the Scottish Graduate School for Arts and Humanities (SGSAH).
The School of History, Classics and Archaeology will consider applications for awards in the subject areas of History, Classics and Archaeology for entry in session 2019-20.
Please refer to the eligibility and residency criteria available at:
If you have any queries in relation to academic matters or eligibility, in particular your residency status, please contact our Graduate Officers, as below:
Classics: Dr Ben Russell, Dr Ben Russell ; +44 (0)131 650 3472
Archaeology: Dr Kath McSweeney, Kath.McSweeney@ed.ac.uk +44 (0)131 650 2373
Online Question & Answers sessions
The Scottish Graduate School for Arts & Humanities is hosting a series of online Q & A sessions for any questions related to the AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership Studentship and the competition process. This is an ideal place to have your questions answered by SGSAH staff at these convenient drop-in online sessions. These will be held on:
Nov 1st | 3-4pm
Nov 14th | 2-3pm
Dec 4th | 11am-12noon
Jan 8th | 11am-12noon
The Q & A will be hosted on the Adobe Connect platform. All you need is your web browser to take part. Head over to bit.ly/sgsahqa and sign in as a guest. You'll be loaded into the SGSAH Q & A space where you can ask our staff any questions you may have about the content of the studentship or the application itself.
If you intend to apply for an AHRC Scholarship, please email us in the first instance email@example.com, to register your interest.
To be considered, you must submit both an application for PhD study and an SGSAH Scholarship Application form.
Applications for PhD study: Your completed PhD study application must be submitted through the University’s online application system by Monday 26 November 2018 in order to ensure that your PhD application is processed in time for consideration within a very tight selection timescale. You do not need to have an offer of a study place by 26 November, you must simply have submitted your completed study application. Applications are now open.
Applications for AHRC Scholarship: You may apply for the AHRC scholarship before receiving a decision on your application for a PhD place, but if you do not receive an offer of a place, your application cannot proceed.
Eligible candidates should complete the SGSAH Doctoral Training Partnership Studentship nomination application form for 2019-20, and submit this by email to the Graduate School Office (firstname.lastname@example.org) by no later than Monday 3rd December 2018.
AHRC nomination application form
AHRC Guidance 2019
Further information regarding the application process can be found under the 'How to apply' section the SGSAH webite.
Applications which do not meet the deadlines stated above cannot be considered.
Please address inquiries about the application process for these awards to the Graduate School office in the first instance.
- School of History, Classics and Archaeology
- Work: +44 (0)131 650 3782 (MScTs in Classics/Archaeology); +44 (0)131 650 9948 (MScTs in History);+44 (0)131 650 3772 (Research programmes)
- Email: email@example.com
Room 2.29, William Robertson Wing,
Old Medical School,
Teviot Place, Edinburgh
- Post Code
- EH8 9AG
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday, 9am to 12.30pm & 2pm to 4pm