Chrystal Macmillan PhD Studentship for UK & EU Students at University of Edinburgh

  • Phd, Master, Bachelor
  • Tuition fees + a stipend of £15,000
  • 3 February 2020
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This Studentship is available only to students intending to commence PhD study in September 2020 and who are pursuing a PhD topic in one of the following fields: social justice, gender and equality, human rights, peace and conflict resolution.
Please note this award is only for PhD study, not for MSc by Research.
When making decisions, the Selection Committee will consider the applicant's academic achievements, research proposal, research potential, any publications made, any relevant non-academic experience, and the degree of support provided by references. Financial status and nationality are not taken into account.


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This studentship covers University tuition fees at the Home/EU rate and includes a stipend of £15,000 for a maximum of three years (pro-rata for part-time students).
Awards are made for one year in the first instance and are renewable for up to a further two years (pro-rata for part-time students), subject to satisfactory academic progress.
Students liable to pay international fees may combine the Studentship with another Scholarship (such as the Edinburgh Global Research Scholarship), to cover all the fee costs.
One award is available for 2020/21.


Applicants must submit two separate applications by this deadline (further information about both is given below):
  • Chrystal Macmillan Studentship application
  • Application for admission to a PhD degree
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