Open Call: Internships and Artist Residencies

Open Call: Internships and Artist Residencies

Paid doctoral internship and artist in residence opportunities for 2017/18

Connect your research skills with external organisations to create impact and make a difference

SGSAH organises internships and artistic residencies for PhD students to spend up to three months at partner host organisations.

Projects can be worked full time, part time or flexibly in blocks. Internships are paid at the current RCUK stipend rate of £14,553 (pro rata).

There are 21 Hosting Partners for the 2017 competition. Full details of the projects are below. 

Applications have now closed for SGSAH doctoral internships and artist residences for 2017/18.


The programme is open to arts and humanities PhD students in Scotland, regardless of funding source. Any doctoral researcher that meets the following criteria can benefit from this programme:

  • You are registered at SGSAH member HEI;
  • You are in 2nd or early in your 3rd year* (full time equivalent) at 1 October 2017;
  • You are studying an arts and humanities discipline. The AHRC’s subject coverage is here;
  • You do not hold an Applied Research Collaborative Studentship or Creative Economies Studentship;
  • You are eligible to work in the UK;
  • You have not already undertaken an internship or residency through SGSAH’s programme.

*You are not eligible if you are within 6 months of the end of your study period or writing up.

How to make an application

Applications have now closed for the internship and artist residency opportunities.



For an informal discussion about any aspect of the programme, please contact Anna Scott, SGSAH Knowledge Exchange & Partnerships Manager on or 0141 330 2635.