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Art, Design, Architecture and Landscape Architecture, Music, History of Art PhD scholarships
University of Edinburgh
Above: Photo: Joseph Wilson, 2018.
Above: Photo: Joseph Wilson, 2018.

Application deadline: February 1, 2019

University of Edinburgh
South Bridge
Old College
EH8 9YL Edinburgh, Midlothian
Scotland

T 0131 650 1000
F 0131 650 2147
[email protected]

www.eca.ed.ac.uk

At Edinburgh College of Art (ECA) we’re looking for outstanding candidates to take up a number of generous PhD scholarships.

We have a rich and vibrant postgraduate research community with a broad range of academic research interests. We are proud of our world-leading research, which stretches across and beyond the disciplines of our five Schools covering Architecture and Landscape Architecture, Art, Design, History of Art, and Music. 

Applications are invited for research projects that take advantage of the leading research expertise across our Schools. 

Available awards:

ECA PhD Scholarships
Three ECA PhD Scholarships, for the sum of 16,000 GBP per year for three years full-time study (for part-time see below), open to new PhD students commencing study in September 2019.

Awards made to part-time students however will be made pro-rata, therefore 8,000 GBP per year over 6 years of prescribed study.

College Research Awards
Two College Research Awards, for the sum of 16,000 GBP per year for three years full-time study (for part time see below), to new PhD students commencing study in September 2019. 

Awards made to part-time students however will be made pro-rata, therefore 8,000 GBP per year over 6 years of prescribed study.

ECA PhD Interdisciplinary Scholarship
Applications are invited for research projects that take advantage of our interdisciplinary nature. We are offering one ECA PhD interdisciplinary scholarship, for the sum of 16,000 GBP per year for three years full-time study, to new PhD students commencing study in September 2019. 

Please note: all awards are first used towards meeting the tuition fee costs for the successful applicant and for awards where there is any remaining balance this will be paid to the award holder as a stipend.

Eligibility
You must ensure that you have fully completed and submitted your PhD programme application for admission using the University's online system by no later than January 25, 2019.

Application
Eligible applicants should complete an online scholarship application

The closing date for applications is February 1, 2019.

Contact us
Please contact the ECA Postgraduate Office—[email protected]—if you have any questions about the application process. 

If you have an academic enquiry please contact the School Postgraduate Research (PGR) Director for the programme you wish to apply for:
Architecture & Landscape Architecture: John Lowrey, [email protected]
Art: Florian Hecker, [email protected]
Design: Dr Glyn Davis, [email protected]
History of Art: Dr Tom Tolley, [email protected]
Music: Prof Raymond MacDonald, [email protected]
ECA: Director of Postgraduate Research, Prof Neil Cox, [email protected]

January 3, 2019

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University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh