AHRC Doctoral Programme Scotland 2022-23/ College of Arts PhD Scholarships 2022-23

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, Sociolinguistics, Translation Studies.

DOCTORAL SCHOLARSHIPS 2022/23

Deadline for applications: Monday 6 December 2021, 12 noon (GMT) 

Start date for PhD: 1 October 2022

Funding details: Tuition fees and annual stipend at UKRI rate (restrictions may apply, see eligibility and guidance notes)  

ELIGIBILITY 

 UK StudentsEU / International StudentsOpen to continuing students*Full Time StudentsPart Time Students
AHRC Fully Funded PhD Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

*with at least 50% of supervised study period remaining 

  • In order to be nominated for a scholarship, applicants must hold an unconditional or conditional offer of a place on a PhD degree programme in one of a specified range of disciplines, by 31 January 2022. 
  • Applicants must not be holding another full Scholarship for the 2022/23 academic session. Applicants holding a part scholarship (e.g. fees only or stipend only) may still be considered. 

Further details of eligibility criteria, disciplines and the admissions application process are available in the guidance notes. 

HOW TO APPLY

  1. Read guidance notes: Arts Doctoral Scholarship Guidance Notes for Applicants 2022 (PDF, 188.3 KB)
  2. Apply for a place on the relevant doctoral programme via the online Admissions application by Monday 6 December 2021, 12 noon (GMT)
  3. Complete and return the scholarship application form by Monday 6 December 2021, 12 noon (GMT): Arts Doctoral Scholarship Application Form 2022 (Word Doc, 61.5 KB)

Applicants will be informed by the end of January 2022 if their application has been selected for nomination to the Scottish Graduate School for Arts and Humanities for an AHRC scholarship.   

Please contact Dr Mirna Solic mirna.solic@glasgow.ac.uk  if you have any queries.

FURTHER INFORMATION 

The University of Glasgow is part of the Scottish Graduate School for Arts and Humanities Doctoral Training Partnership. This is a consortium of ten Higher Education institutions which has been awarded funding from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to support postgraduate studentships and training in the Arts and Humanities in Scotland. Under the Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) scheme, the consortium - comprised of the Universities of Aberdeen, Dundee, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Highlands and Islands, St Andrews, Stirling, Strathclyde, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and Glasgow School of Art - will consider applications for doctoral studentship awards in the majority of Arts and Humanities subjects. 

Applicants should apply to their preferred institution. Following an internal selection process, each institution will nominate a number of applications to the Scottish Graduate School for the Arts and Humanities (SGSAH) who will make the final decisions on awards across the consortium. 

Further information on the selection process can be found on the SGSAH website. 

 

The application deadline has been reached for the following Scholarships

Dr Peter Davies PG Research Scholarship in Modern Languages and Cultures 2020-21

The School of Modern Languages and Cultures (SMLC) is offering two Dr Peter Davies Scholarships for a one-year Masters by research in Modern Languages and Cultures. The scholarships (an award of £5000) are open to students of any nationality and are intended to cover tuition fees (at the Home/EU rate only) with the remainder contributing to maintenance, and will be tenable from 1st October, 2020. Applications will be considered in any field of research currently undertaken within the SMLC. Look here for current research 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, Modern Languages (Sociolinguistics). For further information on research areas please consult the SMLC Our staff page

Please note that your application will only be considered if, by the deadline, you have also submitted a complete application for your proposed programme of study to the University using the online application process: How to apply

The submission deadline for applications is 26 June, 2020 using this ‌Peter Davies Scholarship Form

 

 

Dr Peter Davies PG Research Scholarship in French Studies 2020-21

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, 2020. For current research fees see: current research 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 the SMLC Our staff pages.

Before applying for the Dr Peter Davies scholarship, students should have applied for their proposed programme of study through the online application process: How to apply

The submission deadline for applications is 26 June, 2020 using this Peter Davies Scholarship Form

 

Allan Inglis Travel Scholarship 2019-20

‌The Allan Inglis Travel Scholarship is open to Junior and Senior Honours or PG students in SMLC studying French, or travelling to France or a Francophone country for reasons related to their study or research. Full details of conditions and eligibilty are included on the form. Please complete the form and return it to the contact address provided on it by the deadline of Friday 18th October 2019Allan Inglis Travel Scholarship Application Form.

 

Ella Maxwell Postgraduate Travel Scholarships 2019

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 24 June 2019. The scholarship holders will be expected to undertake, or have paid for, this travel before 31 July 2019 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: Ella Maxwell Travel Scholarships 2019

 

Stevenson PhD Scholarship in Italian Studies 2019-20

The School of Modern Languages and Cultures is pleased to offer a Stevenson PhD scholarship in Italian studies (three years) starting in 2019-20. The scholarship will cover fees (at the Home/EU rate) plus a stipend of £10,000 per annum.

The deadline for applying for the Stevenson Scholarship is Friday 14 December 2018.
To be considered for the Stevenson Scholarship, you must submit the application form for the College of Arts/AHRC Scholarships, available here:
http://www.gla.ac.uk/colleges/arts/graduateschool/prospectivestudents/researchstudy/pgrscholarship/

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 Friday 14 December 2018 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 Penelope Morris: penelope.morris@glasgow.ac.uk.

Dumbreck Doctoral Research Scholarship in Slavonic Studies

‌Application deadline: 31 May 2018

 The School of Modern Languages and Cultures (SMLC) is offering one Dumbreck Scholarship for doctoral study in any field of Slavonic Studies.  The scholarship (an award of £10,000 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. For current research fees see: Fees and funding (Arts)

 Applications will be considered for any area of Slavonic Studies offered at Glasgow. For further information on research areas please consult the staff profiles of our colleagues in Czech, Polish and Russian:

Dr John Bates

Dr Jan Culik

Dr Elwira Grossman

Dr Andrea Gullotta

Dr Shamil Khairov

Dr Mirna Solic

 Before applying for the Dumbreck Scholarship, students should have applied for and received a conditional or unconditional acceptance for their proposed programme of study through the online application process: Postgraduate research opportunities

The submission deadline for applications is 31 May 2018 using this Dumbreck Scholarship Application Form submitted to arts-languages@glasgow.ac.uk.‌

 

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.

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

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. ‌‌

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.