Shortlisted LKAS PhD Projects

Shortlisted LKAS PhD Projects

The deadline for submitting applications to the lead supervisor of your chosen project is 12 noon, Friday 13 January 2017.

Due to the interdisciplinary nature of the projects, applicants should browse the entire list to find a potential match to their area of interest. Projects that have already recruited a student are listed for information only.

LKAS PhD Scholarships Application Process

Of the 24 potential projects advertised only 10 scholarships will be awarded based on the quality of both the applicant and the project.

The Selection Committee will meet on 31 January 2017 (TBC) and the decision of the selection committee will be communicate to you by the project supervisor.

  • Prospective students should review the project proposal and make contact with the Lead Supervisor of the project to discuss their eligibility for the project unless stated otherwise.
  • Unless otherwise stated, applicants may submit applications up until the application deadline of 12 noon, Friday 13 January 2017 via email to the Lead Supervisor.
  • Please read the project description carefully and note that their may be project specific application directions in addition to the generic guidance noted here regarding the information you must provide.

Each project team will select their preferred candidate whose details will be forwarded to the selection panel by Friday 20 January 2017. Applicants should be aware that even if chosen by the project team as their nominated candidate there is no guarantee that they will be awarded a scholarship.

Applicants may wish to browse the Unviersity's Scholarships and Funding database for other funding opportunities.


Documentation required from nominated candidates

  • A statement expressing your particular attributes, achievements and suitability to undertake the proposed project (applicants should pay particular attention to Appendix 1 of the Lord Kelvin Adam Smith Guidance Notes
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Degree transcripts in English (Undergraduate and Masters, if relevant)
  • 2 references in support of your application. (The references relevant to the application for admission to Glasgow for PhD study may be submitted to this process – they do not need to be tailored to this process.)
  • Candidates whose first language is not English must show evidence of appropriate competence in English in the form of a IELTS certificate or similar.