Any PhD college students in the School of Social and Political Science can apply to the PhD Research Support Fund for assistance with fieldwork and other researchrelated expenses for the duration of their study.In combination with the students research techniques training, subject specific training, and doctoral studies successful candidates will also work with supervisors, the Student Development Office, and the Alice Brown Scholarship Program to participate in a comprehensive ongoing program of expert developmentHowever, there will be certain significance on digital skills which include the opportunity to develop expertise in online design and content creation and blended learning.Law School prizes and awards | Edinburgh Law School

Outstanding applicants will also work with the Graduate School and related research clusters/centers to gain professional academic skills, and hands-on experience of knowledge exchange and public engagement activities with policy makers, communities, and other stakeholders.

Within the scholarship program of training, successful applicants are expected to contribute to the School’s strategic aims. This aim could be through participating in digital skills development, contributing to efforts to broaden participation and access to higher education for students from non-traditional backgrounds or other development activities.

In combination with the University’s time commitment on studies, training, and participation, applicants will be expected to take up paid work opportunities in teaching and research assistance, to gain experience and merge their training.

Note that the 6-year program of combined PhD study and development activity will need a high level of personal commitment and engagement as well as the potential to undertake cutting-edge research in the social and political sciences.

While the skills acquired during the program will have wide relevance, the studentship is especially considered for those who anticipate an academic career, and have a passion for improved teaching and learning.

The Alice Brown Scholarships aim is to support scholarship holders not only towards the accomplishment of a PhD qualification, but to provide them by the end of their program of study with the skills and knowledge needed to be competitive in the 21st century academic labor market.

Worth of Alice Brown PhD Scholarships

The Alice Brown Scholarships covers full payment of PhD tuition fees and provides an annual stipend of £10,000 each year.

Eligibility for Alice Brown PhD Scholarships

To be eligible for Alice Brown Scholarships, you must have a first class honors degree (or equivalent) in a subject related to the studentship OR a taught MSc degree at distinction level in a subject related to the studentship. Note that these qualifications can be either achieved or anticipated.  As understanding research training is incorporated in the program of this PhD, there will be no automatic preference given to those holding MSc qualifications covering research training. Applications are urged from those nearing the end of an undergraduate degree in a subject related to Alice Brown Scholarships.

How to Apply for Alice Brown PhD Scholarships

Before you apply for the scholarship, you must visit the School of Social and Political Science for information and guidance. For you to gain access to the scholarship application system, you must have applied for admission to the University of Edinburgh.

If you are interested in for Alice Brown Scholarships and you are eligible for the scholarship, visit the university’s official website. You can also apply for the scholarship here.

Deadline for Application  

The application deadline for the scholarship is February 3, 2022.

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