Global PhD Scholarship in History at the University of St Andrews

  • Phd
  • ÂŁ15,009
  • 12 March 2020
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As a doctoral student at the University of St Andrews you will be part of a growing, vibrant, and intellectually stimulating postgraduate community. St Andrews is one of the leading research-intensive universities in the world and offers a postgraduate experience of remarkable richness.
St Leonard’s Postgraduate College is at the heart of the postgraduate community of St Andrews. The College supports all postgraduates and aims to provide opportunities for postgraduates to come together, socially and intellectually, and make new connections.
St Leonard’s Postgraduate College works closely with the Postgraduate Society which is one of the most active societies within the Students’ Association. All doctoral students are automatically welcomed into the Postgraduate Society when they join the University.
In addition to the research training that doctoral students complete in their home School, doctoral students at St Andrews have access to GRADskills – a free, comprehensive training programme to support their academic, professional, and personal development.
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  • Domicile for fee status: No restrictions.
  • Level of study: Postgraduate Research (Doctoral)
  • Year of entry: 2020-2021 academic year; possible start dates are 27 August 2020, 27 September 2020, 27 October 2020, 27 January 2021, or 27 May 2021
  • Schools: School of History
  • Additional criteria: Applicants must not already (i) hold a doctoral degree; or (ii) be matriculated for a doctoral degree at the University of St Andrews or another institution.


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Duration of award
Up to 3.5 years. The student will be expected to spend approximately half of the award term at the University of St Andrews and a half at Macquarie University. The successful candidate will be expected to have completed the doctorate degree by the end of the award term. The award term excludes the continuation period and any extension periods.
Value of award
The award covers full tuition fees for the period of time spent at the University of St Andrews. For this period, the student will also receive a stipend payable at the standard UK Research council rate (the 2019-2020 annual rate is ÂŁ15,009). For the period spent at Macquarie University, the student may receive funding to help with living and maintenance costs.
Tuition or maintenance award
Tuition and maintenance.


Apply for admission as a doctoral student, please see the advice on applying for research degree programmes.
Please indicate in your application that you wish to be considered for this Global St Andrews scholarship (reference Kaul). Please contact us should you have any questions regarding the scholarship through our email (mentioned at our website).
When will I hear if my application has been successful?
Early April 2020. Awards are subject to final signatures between the parties.
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