AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership

Welcome to SGSAH's AHRC funded studentship competition 2017

The SGSAH AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership is a collaboration of seven prestigious Scottish Universities and the Glasgow School of Art. 

Apply for a SGSAH AHRC Studentship to benefit from:

  • Research expertise at our prestigious members
  • Additional funds to support your training needs
  • Strong links and networks with our supporter organisations in the creative, cultural and heritage sectors
  • An engaged and committed cohort of doctoral researchers, working across the full range of arts and humanities disciplines.


Our prestigious studentships offer:

  • Fully-funded PhD studentships with a stipend of around £14,000 per annum plus fees
  • A core training programme to develop your skills & knowledge as a future research leader
  • Extra funds to extend your studies to gain additional skills through training, internships and artist in residences.
  • Opportunities to travel abroad to carry out research & fieldwork
  • Access to the richness of Scotland’s research expertise & collections
  • The chance to join an engaged & committed cohort of doctoral researchers working across the full range of arts & humanities disciplines

Am I eligible?

To be eligible you will need to have been accepted on a PhD programme & nominated by one of our eight Doctoral Training Partnership members:

We work as a partnership & welcome proposals supervised across our membership.
There are also residency requirements for these studentships. Click here for further information.

How do I apply?

First read our Guidance‌. You should contact your chosen institution(s) now to find out how they are selecting proposals for nomination, & the deadlines for their applications.  We operate an electronic application system which will be open 1-13 February 2017.

Frequently Asked Questions

Please see our frequently asked questions here.


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