Graduate School

PhD students

Funding opportunities for PhD candidates in the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures.

Postgraduate study can be expensive, and the funding available is highly competitive. Many scholarship schemes have early deadlines so, to increase your chances of being eligible for a range of scholarships and other awards, you are strongly encouraged to apply for your PhD before 30th November the year before you wish to start your PhD (e.g. November 2018 for a start date of September 2019).

AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership

AHRC Scholarships
Postgraduate studentships funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) | deadline passed for 2019 entry.

University of Edinburgh scholarships

University of Edinburgh scholarships
Details of University of Edinburgh scholarship opportunities for students pursuing doctoral study within LLC.

John Orr Research Award

An award for research in any romance literature, language or dialect. Preference may be given to those working in language studies.

PhD Studentship in Chinese Studies

The UCCL offers a studentship to candidates with a place for doctoral study on any aspect of Chinese Studies preferably in a department of Chinese or East Asian studies at any university in the UK.

PhD Scholarship in Islamic & Middle Eastern Studies at Edinburgh

PhD Scholarship in Islamic & Middle Eastern Studies at Edinburgh
The Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Edinburgh is delighted to invite applications for one PhD scholarship in any area within its expertise.

Scholarships in Celtic and Scottish Studies

PhD scholarships are available for students studying Gaelic as well as Irish Language Studies.

Celtic and Scottish Studies Scholarships

Carnegie/Caledonian PhD Scholarships

The Carnegie Trust offers a number of scholarships each year to academically outstanding candidates who are intending to study on a PhD programme at any University in Scotland. These include scholarships supported by the Caledonian Research Foundation.

Carnegie/Caledonian PhD Scholarships

Other funding

Details of other sources of funding that could be of interest to LLC PhD students.

Other funding

ESRC Scottish Doctoral Training Programme

The School invites applicants under its 2+3, 1+3 and +3 models, which entail a Masters (usually with intensive Arabic language training), followed by three years of PhD funding.

ESRC Scholarship

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