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Altona Foundation for Philosophical Research Scholarship in Legal Theory, University of Glasgow, UK

Publish Date: Nov 04, 2015

Deadline: Apr 01, 2016

This scholarship is offered to support students undertaking full-time doctoral research in legal theory at the School of Law of the University of Glasgow. The scholarship is intended to further interdisciplinary work in legal theory which engages political and social dimensions of law.

The ASGPG is an independent foundation which has its seat in Hamburg, Germany. The purpose of the Foundation is to stimulate and support research and theory including research in Applied Ethics and Law. It is expected that the successful candidate will have the opportunity to be involved in the activities of the ASFPG.

The scholarship covers fees at the Home/EU rate for three years. It does not cover maintenance costs. Applications are invited for the scholarship commencing in September 2016.

The deadline for receipt of the applications is Friday, 1 April 2016.

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Home/EU and international applicants are eligible to apply.

The scholarship is also open to current first year PhD students.

The Award

The scholarship will run for a maximum of three years full-time commencing on 1 October 2016 and will provide:

  • fees at the standard Home/EU rate

Please note the scholarship does not cover maintenance costs.

How to Apply

All applicants should complete and collate the following documentation then attach to a single email and send to by Friday, 1 April 2016:

Altona Scholarship Application Form

Academic Transcript(s)

Full academic transcript(s) from previous studies (undergraduate and postgraduate).

2 references

On official headed notepaper and signed by referees.

References given to candidates in sealed envelopes should be opened, scanned and attached to the email.

References can also be emailed direct to by referees via their official University email address; clearly labelling the reference e.g. “John Smith XX Scholarship Reference”

Copy of CV

Research Proposal and Written work

A research proposal of no more than 1000 words, as well as a sample for their written work (not exceeding 5,000 words).

Any application which fails to meet the above requirements will not be considered.

Selection Process

Applications will be ranked by a selection panel and those shortlisted will be invited for interview.  Applicants will be notified of the decision on their application by 20 May 2016.

All scholarship awards are subject to candidates successfully securing admission to a PhD programme within the College of Social Sciences.  Successful scholarship applicants will be invited to apply for admission to the relevant PhD programme after they are selected for funding.

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