AHRC Doctoral Programme Scotland 2018-19/ College of Arts PhD Scholarships 2018-19

The School of Modern Languages at the University of Glasgow is pleased to invite applications for PhD studentships, through its involvement in the AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership Scotland. We welcome particularly research proposals which relate to our research strengths in the following areas: Comparative Literature, French, German, Hispanic Studies, including Spanish and Portuguese, Italian, Slavonic Languages and Cultures, Translation Studies.

Studentships are available to applicants living in the UK and the European Union. Applications for interdisciplinary projects are also very welcome. For full details, please visit: https://www.gla.ac.uk/colleges/arts/graduateschool/fundingopportunities/ahrcdtpscholarships/

In addition, the College of Arts will offer a number of scholarships for PhD study in 2018. These scholarships are open to UK/EU and International applicants: https://www.gla.ac.uk/colleges/arts/graduateschool/fundingopportunities/collegescholarships/#d.en.162246

The deadline for all scholarship applications is Friday, 15 December 2017. Well before the deadline, please contact your potential supervisor who will assist you with your application.
Please contact the SMLC PG Convener Dr John Bates or the SMLC PG Tutor Dr Henriette Partzsch for further information.

To be considered for an award, candidates must have applied to study at the University of Glasgow and have provided two academic references through the university’s application system.
Further details can be found here: http://www.sgsah.ac.uk/dtp/

Find out more about how to apply, edibility, support, and our research strengths,  by visiting our Graduate School webpages: www.gla.ac.uk/arts/researchstudy


PROFESSOR JOHN CRAIG DUMBRECK PG RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIP IN RUSSIAN STUDIES

‌Application deadline: 15th December 2017

Russian Studies at the University of Glasgow in 2017 is celebrating its centenary. To commemorate this milestone the School of Modern Languages and Cultures (SMLC) is offering the Dumbreck Scholarship for a one-year Masters by research (MPhil.) in the field of Russian Studies.  The scholarship (an award of £10,000) is open to students of any nationality and is intended to cover tuition fees (at the Home/EU rate only) with the remainder contributing to maintenance, and will be tenable from 1st January, 2018. For current research fees see: https://www.gla.ac.uk/research/opportunities/fees/

Applications will be considered for any aspect of Russian Studies though particular research strengths include the following:


THE MARGARET NICOL DOCTORAL RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIP IN MODERN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES

Deadline: 31th March 2018

The School of Modern Languages and Cultures (SMLC) is offering one Margaret Nicol Scholarship for doctoral study in any field of Modern Languages and Cultures.  The scholarship (an award of £7100 per annum) is open to students of any nationality and is intended to cover tuition fees (at the Home/EU rate only) with the remainder contributing to maintenance, and will be tenable from 1 October, 2018. Please see current Postgraduate research tuition fees.

Applications will be considered for any area of Modern Languages and Cultures offered at Glasgow. The successful candidate will undertake doctoral research in one of the following areas: Comparative Literature, French, German, Hispanic Studies, Italian, Slavonic Languages and Cultures, Text/Image Studies, Translation Studies. Please consult here for further information on Research opportunities.

Before applying for the Margaret Nicol scholarship, students should have applied for and received a conditional or unconditional acceptance for their proposed programme of study through the online application process: How to apply for a research degree‌‌.

The submission deadline for applications is 31 March 2018 using Nicol Scholarship Application to be returned to arts-languages@glasgow.ac.uk.


Postgraduate Scholarships

Postgraduate Scholarships

Giving to SMLC Scholarships

The SMLC Postgraduate Scholarship Fund has been created as one of the best ways for alumni to ensure the future of Modern Languages and Cultures at Glasgow. With your help, we can offer full Scholarships of £5,000. You can make a single or recurring gift to support a new Postgraduate Scholar here: www.gla.ac.uk/smlc-scholarships. These scholarships will attract talented students who will go on to contribute to Scotland’s worldwide success, enhancing the productivity of the Scottish and UK economies and increasing Scotland’s cultural diversity. PhD graduates become academics and teachers, passing on their passion and knowledge to new generations of Modern Languages students and becoming leaders in their field. For further inquiries please contact: Lucinda Keith, Alumni Office.


The application deadline has been reached for the following Scholarships

Madeleine Albright PhD Scholarship in Czech Studies

Application deadline: 13th October 2017

The School of Modern Languages and Cultures is pleased to offer a Madeleine Albright PhD Scholarship in Czech Studies, funded by the Government of the Czech Republic. The award is for three years and is worth 542,500 Czech crowns p.a. In the first year of study, this will be approximately £ 14,000 p.a. dependent on the exchange rate. Postgraduate students are entitled to apply for SMLC/College of Arts travel grants as well as make additional income by teaching.  

The scholarship is open to students of any nationality and is intended to cover tuition fees (at the Home/EU rate only) with the remainder contributing to maintenance. For current research fees see: www.gla.ac.uk/research/opportunities/fees/

Current research in the area of Czech Studies at the University of Glasgow concentrates on different aspects of 20th century Czech film, media, and literature studies, with a strong research record in topics such as culture and identity, and examination of different discourse-based approaches to self-examination and myth making.    Our current postgraduate students' work on various topics such as the use of sound in representation of Holocaust in Central European films, documentaries of normalisation and post-normalisation era, as well as identity and New Wave cinematography. After successful completion of our postgraduate programme our students continue with their academic careers in UK or abroad, or move to highly prestigious positions in non-academic sector.

Comparative and interdisciplinary proposals, which examine the Czech topics within Central European and global contexts are especially welcome. Research proposals in other areas of study relating to the Czech Republic will be also considered.   An appropriate supervision team will be advised according to a chosen topic and a candidate’s research interests.

The purpose of the Madeleine Albright PhD Scholarship in Czech Studies is to foster international understanding of  Czech cinematography, literature and arts, as well as the the political and social culture of contemporary Czech Republic.

Before applying for the Madeleine Albright PhD scholarship, students should have applied for and received a conditional or unconditional acceptance for their proposed programme of study through the online application process: www.gla.ac.uk/colleges/arts/graduateschool/prospectivestudents/researchstudy/howtoapply/
The submission deadline for scholarship applications is 13 October, 2017 using the Madeline Albright Scholarship application form

For further information on relevant research areas please consult:
www.gla.ac.uk/research/opportunities/subjects/slavonic/

www.gla.ac.uk/research/opportunities/subjects/comparativeliterature/#/overview


DR PETER DAVIES PG RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIP IN FRENCH STUDIES 2017-18

The School of Modern Languages and Cultures (SMLC) is offering one Dr Peter Davies Scholarship for a one-year Masters by research in the field of French Studies.  The scholarship (an award of £5000) is open to students of any nationality and is intended to cover tuition fees (at the Home/EU rate only) with the remainder contributing to maintenance, and will be tenable from 1st October, 2017. For current research fees see: http://www.gla.ac.uk/research/opportunities/fees/

Applications will be considered for any field of French Studies though particular research strengths include the following: Contemporary French History and Society, Francophone African and Caribbean Literature and Visual Culture, Medieval Literature and Culture, and its relations to present day culture, Text/Image Studies, particularly Emblems and Bandes dessinées, Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Culture including Poetry, Philosophical and theoretical approaches to literature and film, Gender Studies, Translation (Practice and Theory).  For further information on research areas please consult:

http://www.gla.ac.uk/research/opportunities/subjects/french/#/overview

 Before applying for the Dr Peter Davies scholarship, students should have applied for and received a conditional or unconditional acceptance for their proposed programme of study through the online application process: http://www.gla.ac.uk/colleges/arts/graduateschool/prospectivestudents/researchstudy/howtoapply/

 The submission deadline for applications is 1 July 2017 using this Peter Davies French Studies Scholarship application.


DR PETER DAVIES PG RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIP IN MODERN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES. 2017-18

The School of Modern Languages and Cultures (SMLC) is offering one Dr Peter Davies Scholarship for a one-year Masters by research.  The scholarship (an award of £5000) is open to students of any nationality and is intended to cover tuition fees (at the Home/EU rate only) with the remainder contributing to maintenance, and will be tenable from 1st October, 2017. Applications will be considered in any field of research currently undertaken within the SMLC. For current research fees see: http://www.gla.ac.uk/research/opportunities/fees/

The successful candidate will undertake postgraduate research in one of the following areas: Comparative Literature, French, German, Hispanic Studies, Italian, Slavonic Languages and Cultures, Text/Image Studies, Translation Studies. For further information on research areas please consult:

http://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/mlc/postgraduatestudy/pgresearch/

Before applying for the Dr Peter Davies scholarship, students should have applied for and received a conditional or unconditional acceptance for their proposed programme of study through the online application process: http://www.gla.ac.uk/colleges/arts/graduateschool/prospectivestudents/researchstudy/howtoapply/

The submission deadline for applications is 1 July, 2017 using this Peter Davies Modern Languages & Cultures Scholarship.


Josef Fronek MPhil (Research) Scholarships in Czech Studies 2017-18

The School of Modern Languages and Cultures is pleased to offer a Josef Fronek MPhil Research Scholarship in Czech Studies to applicants of any nationality. The award is for one year only (2017-18), starting 1st October 2017, and is worth £3000 towards tuition fees for for the successful candidate. For research tuition fees see: www.gla.ac.uk/research/opportunities/fees/

Current research in the area of Czech Studies at the University of Glasgow concentrates on different aspects of 20th century Czech film, media, and literature studies, with a strong research record in topics such as culture and identity, and examination of different discursive approaches to self-examination and myth making. Comparative and interdisciplinary proposals, which examine the Czech topics within Central European and global contexts are especially welcome. 

The purpose of the Josef Fronek MPhil (Research) Scholarships in Czech Studies is to foster international understanding of the political and social culture of contemporary Czech Republic.

Before applying for the Josef Fronek Scholarship, candidates should have applied for and received a conditional or unconditional acceptance for their proposed programme of study through the online application process: www.gla.ac.uk/colleges/arts/graduateschool/prospectivestudents/researchstudy/howtoapply.

The submission deadline for scholarship applications is 31st May, 2017, using the Josef Fronek Scholarship Application Form to be returned to arts-SMLC-PGscholarships@glasgow.ac.uk 

For further information on relevant research areas please consult:
www.gla.ac.uk/research/opportunities/subjects/slavonic/
www.gla.ac.uk/research/opportunities/subjects/comparativeliterature/#/overview


RL Brown Travel Scholarship Fund 2017

The School of Modern Languages and Cultures is pleased to offer two travel scholarships of £450 to undergraduate and postgraduate students.  These awards area available to Modern Languages students undertaking overseas travel as part of their studies, with preference being given to students demonstrating academic excellence and financial need. The deadline for applications is Friday 10 March 2017.  The scholarship holders will be expected to undertake this travel before the 31st July 2017 and make a short written report of their experience to the Head of School for onward transmission to the donor. ‌Please complete this form and return to the contact address provided on it: Travel Scholarships 2017


Ella Maxwell Postgraduate Travel Scholarships 2017

The School of Modern Languages and Cultures is pleased to offer scholarships of up to £200 to postgraduate research students.  The Ella Maxwell bequest will allow SMLC to make a maximum total award of £1,000 each year for 5 years.  These awards are available to Modern Languages students in order that  they can (i) attend or present research papers at conferences (ii) conduct field research or trips to archives and libraries. The deadline for applications is Friday 10 March 2017. The scholarship holders will be expected to undertake this travel before 31 July 2017 and make a short written report of their experience to the Head of School for onward transmission to the donor.  Please complete this form and return to the contact address provided on it: Travel Scholarships 2017


Dr Peter Davies Scholarship for One-Year Masters by Research 2016-17

The School of Modern Languages and Cultures (SMLC) is offering one Dr Peter Davies Scholarship for a one-year Masters by research.  The scholarship (an award of £5000) is open to students of any nationality and is intended to cover tuition fees (at the Home/EU rate only) with the remainder contributing to maintenance, and will be tenable from 1st October, 2016. Applications will be considered in any field of research currently undertaken within the SMLC. For current research fees see: www.gla.ac.uk/research/opportunities/fees/

The successful candidate will undertake postgraduate research in one of the following areas: Comparative Literature, French, German, Hispanic Studies, Italian, Slavonic Languages and Cultures, Text/Image Studies, Translation Studies. For further information on research areas please consult:

www.gla.ac.uk/schools/mlc/postgraduatestudy/pgresearch/

Before applying for the Dr Peter Davies scholarship, students should have applied for and received a conditional or unconditional acceptance for their proposed programme of study through the online application process: www.gla.ac.uk/colleges/arts/graduateschool/prospectivestudents/researchstudy/howtoapply/

The submission deadline for applications is 1 September, 2016 using this Dr Peter Davies Scholarship application form to be returned to arts-SMLC-PGscholarships@glasgow.ac.uk 

It is envisaged that the Scholarship will be re-advertised in 2017 and 2018.


SMLC Postgraduate Taught Scholarships 2016-17

SMLC is pleased to offer three scholarships for new postgraduate taught students on one of the three PGT programmes run by the School of Modern Languages and Cultures: the MSc in Translation Studies, MLitt in Modern Languages and Cultures and MLitt in Comparative Literature. Each of the three scholarships is to the value of £3,300 for the academic year 2016-17 only and will be deducted from the successful candidates' tuition fees. You may only apply if you have received an acceptance (unconditional or conditional) onto your postgraduate programme of choice. The deadline is Friday 29th April 2016. Download the SMLC Taught Postgraduate Scholarships 2016-17 form.


Stevenson PhD Scholarship in Italian Studies 2016-19

The School of Modern Languages and Cultures is pleased to offer a Stevenson PhD scholarship in Italian studies (three years) starting in 2016-17. The scholarship will cover fees (at the Home/EU rate) plus a stipend of £10,000 per annum.
The scholarship holder will be expected to carry out around 4 hours per week of internship duties (including some teaching and/or other relevant work experience).
The deadline for applying for the Stevenson Scholarship is Wednesday 6 January 2016.
To be considered for the Stevenson Scholarship, you must submit the application form for the College of Arts/AHRC Scholarships, available here:

www.gla.ac.uk/colleges/arts/graduateschool/fundingopportunities/ahrcdtpscholarships/
www.gla.ac.uk/colleges/arts/graduateschool/fundingopportunities/collegescholarships/

All applicants for the College/AHRC scheme who include Italian Studies in their proposed subject area will be considered for the Stevenson scholarship.

Candidates must also submit a separate online application for admission to postgraduate study at the University of Glasgow by Wednesday 6 January 2016, and must have provided two academic references through the university’s application system. For application process and entry requirements, see:
www.gla.ac.uk/colleges/arts/graduateschool/prospectivestudents/researchstudy/howtoapply/

We strongly advise potential applicants to discuss research proposals in outline with us before making a formal application.  For more information or to discuss a possible research proposal please initially contact Dr Eanna O’Ceallachain: (Eanna.Oceallachain@glasgow.ac.uk).