University of Edinburgh PPLS PhD Scholarships 2018-19

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Last updated on: 07-Nov-2017
AwardAnnual stipend of GBP 14,553, full-time tuition, etc.

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About the Program

The University of Edinburgh's School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences (PPLS) invites applications for PhD Scholarships 2018-19 from postgraduate students who are willing to pursue a full-time or part-time PhD program within PPLS (Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences). 

  • University of Edinburgh PPLS PhD Scholarships 2018-19 DeadlineClosed

    To be eligible for the scholarship, an applicant must -

    • Hold or be studying a postgraduate masters degree or equivalent in relevant discipline. 
    • Be willing to pursue a PhD program in Philosophy, Psychology or Language Sciences. 
    • Hold an excellent academic qualification at undergraduate level. 

    Note: The applicants who are existing doctoral researchers in their first or second year of study are not eligible to apply for the award. 

    How can you apply?

    Eligible candidates can apply for the scholarship through following steps –
    Step 1: Click here to apply for PhD in Philosophy program OR click here to apply for PhD in Psychology program OR click here to apply for PhD in Language Sciences program. 
    Step 2: Fulfill all application requirements. 
    Step 3: Finally, submit your application form. 
    Note: There is no separate application process for scholarships. The PhD applications completed in all respect will be automatically considered for the scholarship. 

Terms and Conditions

Application Deadlines

  • The last date to apply for PhD in Psychology and Language Science is 24 November 2017. 
  • The last date to apply for PhD in Philosophy is 1 December 2017. 

Award Details

The selected applicants will receive:

  • Tuition fee and an annual stipend of 14,553 Euros for 3 years (for students studying full-time).
  • Pro-rata scholarship disbursement for students studying part-time. 

Documents Required

The candidates need to upload the following documents while completing their PhD application -

  • Degree Certificates (in the English Language)
  • Degree Certificate translations in English (if available in different languages)
  • Degree record transcript containing the number of credits, course/module titles and final grades for each year or semester). 
  • Translation of degree transcript in the English language (if available in different languages). 
  • Work samples
  • Research proposal
  • Certificate of English Language
  • Reference document of two referees
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PPLS Postgraduate Office Dugald Stewart Building, 3 Charles Street, Central Campus, Edinburgh, EH8 9AD. Phone: +44 (0)131 651 5002 Email:,

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