Ph.D. European Research Studentship in Islamic Studies
Type: Ph.D. or Other Doctoral Degrees
Who: Arab Ph.D. students interested in studying in scotland
What: tuition fees and annual stipend
Where: University of Edinburgh, in Scotland
Program Length: 1 year
Deadline to Apply: 16 August 2021
Citizenship: Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
Destination Countries: UK
Academic Subject(s): Middle East studies
This European Research Council award offers one studentship to an academically outstanding candidate who is intending to enroll in a Ph.D. program in Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Edinburgh, in Scotland.
The studentship will be funded by the European Research Council and will cover U.K. or international level of tuition fees, depending on the applicant’s status, plus an annual stipend of £15,285. The studentship will be awarded for a maximum of three years of study and a fourth year for writing up, subject to satisfactory annual progress.
Deadline: August 16, 2021.
– The award is open to U.K. and overseas students commencing a Ph.D. degree in the academic year 2021-2022.
– It is imperative that the candidate has previously studied Classical Arabic at the undergraduate and/or postgraduate level. Candidates will select a topic of Abbasid fiscal history for their dissertation, based on the study of published papyrus documents written in Arabic dating to the 8th-10th century CE.
– Only applications to year one of the Ph.D. program of study will be considered.
How to apply:
In order to be considered for the scholarship, please ensure that you have applied for the Ph.D. program first, and then use the application form to apply for the scholarship.
Applications for the Ph.D. can be made via the online admissions portal.