Applications are being invited for three fully funded AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Partnerships studentships in partnership with the Universities of Edinburgh, Stirling and York in collaboration with National Museums Scotland.
The Cold War in Scotland: Technical Heritage and the British 'Warfare State'
Department of Science and Technology, National Museums Scotland and the University of Stirling.
Application deadline: Friday 27 April 2018
Coinage, landscape and society in the borderlands: economy, politics and identity in Scotland and northern England, 1136-1603
Department of Scottish History & Archaeology, National Museums Scotland and the University of York
Application deadline: Monday 30 April 2018
Understanding colour in Renaissance embroidery: new analytical approaches
Collections Services and Department of Art and Design, National Museums Scotland and the University of Edinburgh.
Application deadline: Friday 18 May 2018
Subject to AHRC eligibility criteria, the studentship will cover Home/EU tuition fees. For those settled in the UK, it also covers a stipend towards living expenses. The value for the stipend in 2018/19 is £14,777 per annum plus a £550 additional stipend payment. In addition, the Award carries up to £1,000 p.a. of additional support from National Museums Scotland towards travel and related research costs.
In addition, the Student Development Fund (equivalent to 0.5 years of stipend payments) is also available to support the cost of training, work placements, and other development opportunities.
Note that UK residency means having settled status in the UK that is no restriction on how long you can stay in the UK; and having been “ordinarily resident” in the UK for 3 years prior to the start of the studentship that is you must have been normally residing in the UK apart from temporary or occasional absences; and not been residing in the UK wholly or mainly for the purposes of full-time education.