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 Ms Zoe Strachan
English Language & Linguistics  Prof Jennifer Smith
English Literature Dr Vassiliki Kolocotroni
Scottish Literature  Dr Pauline Mackay
Theology & Religious Studies Prof Heather Walton

 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.

Please note that deadlines are very tight. There is a School of Critical Studies internal deadline, for AHRC and College applicants only, of Monday 4 December 2017 for both the application to study and for the draft AHRC applications. It is important that you work to meet the School of Critical Studies deadline if you would like feedback on your application for the scholarship.

School of Critical Studies AHRC Information

Applying for PhD study:

What is the deadline for applying to Glasgow?

The closing date for receipt of both Admissions and Scholarship applications is Friday, 15 December 2017. Applicants will be informed by Monday, 29 January 2018 if their applications have been selected for nomination to the SGSAH.

Workshops for the School of Critical Studies are held in November. 

Subject Area Date  & Time Venue
Theology and Religious Studies 

Tuesday, 14  November 2017, 11am to 12.00 

Room 203, 4 University Gardens

Creative Writing

Wednesday, 01 November at 4:30 

Room 308, 5 Lilybank Gardens
English Literature  Tuesday 31 October, 1pm
 5 University Gardens, Room 205
English Language & Linguistics Tuesday, 14  November 2017 at 13.00  Boyd Orr Building, Room 709AB

English Literature

Name of Award Deadline
Alexander and Dixon Scholarship (Bryce Bequest) 4pm, 21st July 2019

Scottish Literature

Name of Award Deadline
Postgraduate Research Scholarships 20 July 2018

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