Fully-funded PHD studentships 2016/17

University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI)


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Award info

  • Award values:
  • The studentship covers fees at the Home/EU rate only, plus a stipend at the RCUK level, for a total of 42 months (including writing-up).
  • Application deadline:
  • 06-Jun-16*
    *This is the last application deadline supplied by the provider for this award, we are currently working on updating this information.
  • Award coverage:
  • Varies
  • Award level:
  • Career based / vocational
  • Number of awards:
  • 14
Application info

  • Nationality:
  • All
  • Gender:
  • Both
  • Eligibility requirement:
  • We are seeking excellent, ambitious candidates worldwide, to join a new cohort of PhD students, from October 2016. Entrance requirements You must possess one of the following in an appropriate discipline: • A master’s degree at postgraduate level from a university in the United Kingdom or equivalent, or • A first or upper second class honours degree from a university in the United Kingdom or equivalent, or • Other qualifications or experience which equate to the academic level required and sufficiently demonstrate the benefit of postgraduate research study to the applicant (to be approved by the Research Degrees Committee on the recommendation of the Principal of the Academic Partner concerned). If your first language is not English, you will be required to possess an IELTS qualification with a score of 6.5 (with at least a 6 in writing), gained within two years prior to your registration date, unless you have a prior UK degree or can provide suitable evidence of your standard of English. An English language test is not required if you are a national of one of the following countries: Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, the Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, New Zealand, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago and the United States of America.
  • Application details:
  • How to apply 1. Complete the standard application form on our website 2. Gather the following supporting documentation: a) Copies of degree certificates and transcripts (plus officially certified English language translation if applicable). b) English language test certificate (IELTS or eqv.) if applicable. c) A copy of the photo page of your passport if you are not a UK national. Also include any pages which indicate a right of abode in the UK. d) A current CV (optional). 3. Send the standard reference request form to each referee and ask them to return them to gradresearch@uhi.ac.uk before the application deadline 4. Email your application and supporting documentation to: gradresearch@uhi.ac.uk DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: Monday 6th June 2016, 12pm (UK time)

Awards from this institution

Scottish Saltire Scholarship
2000 This scholarship offers each worth £4000 as a contribution towards the tuition fees, for any one year of study, on an Undergraduate, Masters or PhD course. for 1 Academic year
Funded Postgraduate Places
The University of the Highlands and Islands is pleased to offer a limited numbers of places with full tuition fee support for Scottish-domiciled/EU students, studying full time, on this course starting in September 2017
Carnegie Cameron Taught Postgraduate Bursaries
4000 Each award has a value of up to £4,000 which will be deducted from the tuition fees of successful applicants. for 1 Academic year
South Asia Subcontinent Scholarship
1150 The scholarship for BA/BA (Hons) is £900 and BSc/BSc (Hons), BEng/BEng (Hons) is £1,150.
Taught postgraduate Loans
4500 From 2017, eligible Scotland domiciled students studying full time for any taught postgraduate course up to full Masters level can access loans up to 10,000 from the Student Awards Agency for Scotland (SAAS).
UHISF Scholarship (USA citizen only)
2000 $2000 for any one year of study.