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Arts and Humanities Doctoral Scholarships 2023 with the University of Glasgow


About the Programme

Applications for 2023 Doctoral scholarships in Arts & Humanities with the University of Glasgow are now open. These fully funded doctoral scholarships are open to UK, EU and international students, offering tuition fees, an annual stipend at UKRI standard rate, and a doctoral training programme.

The University of Glasgow encourage applications from excellent candidates in a wide range of subjects across the arts and humanities. For a full list of our subjects and our research strengths in each area, please visit the Graduate School section of our website.  

Awards are provided through the Scottish Graduate School for Arts & Humanities Doctoral Training Partnership (SGSAH DTP), funded by the Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and through the College of Arts.

 The SGSAH Doctoral Scholarships offer:

  •  funding for up to 42 months of full-time study / 84 months of part-time study (depending on length of study remaining)
  • enhanced training provision, with access to 11 Discipline+ Catalysts comprising academic specialists and postgraduate researchers from across Scotland
  • access to industry and networking through three Knowledge Exchange Hubs
  •  access to work experience through paid internships and artist residencies
  • opportunities for study and internships internationally
  • funding for individually tailored, specialised training
  • funding for collaborative training with peer networks across Scotland
  • annual Summer School and showcases to help share and promote your work
  • opportunities for co-supervision across ten HEIs in Scotland

The College of Arts Doctoral Scholarships offer:

  • funding for up to 36 months of full-time study / 60 months of part-time study
  • full training provision, with access to university-wide research development courses
  • access to funding support for research visits, fieldwork and conference presentations

This year the College of Arts has priority funds available from its College Scholarship scheme to support applicants who fall under one of the University of Glasgow’s Widening Participation criteria. Please see the scholarship guidance on our website for further information.

 Why apply to the University of Glasgow?

 Glasgow has been the most successful University in securing awards for its applicants through the SGSAH DTP for the last five years running.

 Undertaking doctoral studies in the College of Arts gives you access to:

  •  world-class collections through in our Library’s Archives and Special Collections unit and the Hunterian Museum;
  •  a comprehensive skills development programme ranging from academic writing and research methods to fieldwork, practice research, careers and employability
  • ArtsLab, our interdisciplinary research institute
  • excellent supervision, with each researcher supported by two supervisors and all supervisors undertaking mandatory training every four years
  • a wealth of support and guidance provided by our Graduate School team, regular drop-in events, an annual Postgraduate Conference and two dedicated postgraduate e-journals (eSharp, The Kelvingrove Review)
  • opportunities to gain teaching experience as a Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA)

Funding Notes 

The PhD start date is 1 October 2023.

For any queries please contact the College of Arts Graduate School:

Find full eligibility criteria, guidance notes, and how to apply on our website.

Funding Notes

Some or all of the PhD opportunities in this programme have funding attached. Applications for this programme are welcome from suitably qualified candidates worldwide. Funding may only be available to a limited set of nationalities and you should read the full programme details for further information.

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