Postgraduate Scholarships and Prizes

AHRC DPT PhD Scholarship Information

The School of Critical Studies at the University of Glasgow is pleased to invite applications for PhD studentships, through its involvement in the AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership Scotland. We particularly welcome proposals which relate to our research strengths. Applications for interdisciplinary projects are also very welcome. 

It is recommended that all external applicants contact a member of staff to discuss their application to study and identify a member of staff as a supervisor in the first instance.

Subject PG Conveners and the SCS Convener will be happy to meet with individual students or to help with queries.

 Postgraduate Research Conveners

Creative Writing Dr Zoe Strachan
English Language & Linguistics  Prof Carole Hough
English Literature Dr Vassiliki Kolocotroni
Scottish Literature  Dr Rhona Brown
Theology & Religious Studies Dr Mia Spiro

 Further information on the Scottish Graduate School for Arts and Humanities AHRC Doctoral competition and how you can go about completing your applications can be found here. Further information on the selection process can be found on the SGSAH website.

School of Critical Studies AHRC Information

Applying for PhD study:


Applications have now closed. Applicants will be notified of decisions in early-mid April 2019.

English Literature

Name of Award Deadline
Alexander and Dixon Scholarship (Bryce Bequest) 4pm, 21st July 2019
William Lauchlan Mann Scholarhsip 2019 12pm, 14th June 2019

Scottish Literature

Theology and Religious Studies

Name of Award Deadline
Barclay Scholarship 12:00pm, 15 June 2019
Hooper Holt Scholarship in Church History 12:00pm, 15 June 2019
Mosspark Scholarship 12:00pm, 15 June 2019
Mullo Weir Travel Award 12:00pm, 15 June 2019
Trinity College Research Scholarship
12:00pm, 15 June 2019
Postgraduate Scholarships 12:00pm, 15 June 2019

English Language & Linguistics

Name of Award Deadline 
Historical Thesaurus Scholarship  N/A
Applied Linguistics Award 17th July 2019