Edinburgh College of Art within University of Edinburgh is inviting application for PhD and PG scholarships. Scholarships are open to new PhD students commencing study in academic year 2015-2016. All scholarships are for full-time study only. Part-time students may apply, but must transfer to full-time study if your application is successful.
Scholarships are awarded in the field of:
-School of Art: Contemporary Art and Education; Contemporary Art Practices; Extra disciplinary Arts: Education/Anthropology/Social Practices/Sciences; Parahumanities; Contemporary Visual, Material and Sensual Cultures; Contemporary Art Theories, Histories & Criticism; Artist-led Cultures.
-School of Design: Place, Body and Environment; Design and Digital Technologies; Materiality and Making; Mechanics of Narrative; Design History and Theory; Design Anthropology; and Contemporary Film Theory and Practice.
-ESALA (Architecture and Landscape Architecture): The History, Theory, and Conservation of Architecture and Urbanism; Architectural Design; Sustainability; Material Science and Technology (especially concrete); Digital Media; Landscape Architecture; and Cultural Studies in Architecture.
-History of Art: Western visual culture from c.400 to 2013; Islamic art; Chinese art.
-Reid School of Music: Acoustics; Composition (instrumental/algorithmic /computer/electronic); Community Music; Improvisation, Musical Instrument Research; Music for Screen; Musicology (including Popular Music); Music Psychology.
-5 x ECA 1-year PG Scholarships, for the sum of £5,000, open to all new and currently on-programme research and taught postgraduate students from all disciplines across ECA (that is, studying for a PhD, MPhil, MSc by Research, MSc, MMus, MArch, MLA, MA or MFA in one of our five schools).
-Please note: ECA will initially liaise with the Academic Registry so that any scholarship award is first used towards meeting 2015-2016 tuition fee costs for the successful candidate. For those awards where there is any remaining balance, this will be paid to the award winner as a stipend.