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Edinburgh College of Art PhD and PG Scholarships in UK, 2015-2016

Publish Date: Apr 03, 2015

Deadline: Apr 10, 2015

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.

Scholarship Provider: University of Edinburgh, UK

The University of Edinburgh is accredited by Russell Group, CoimbraGroup, LERU, Universitas21, EUA, Universities, UK Universities and Scotland.

Eligibility:-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.
-If wishing to commence a new programme of study in academic year 2015-2016 you must ensure that you have fully submitted your study application using the University’s online system before 28 March 2015. Scholarship applications from prospective students which are not supported by a completed study application (including references) will be set aside and not considered for funding.
-Please note: if successful in obtaining funding from any other University of Edinburgh funding sources, recipients of the ECA PhD 3-year Scholarship must relinquish their ECA scholarship

10 scholarships are offered.Edinburgh College of Art is delighted to announce its next round of scholarships to applicants for postgraduate programmes in our five Schools: School of Art; School of Design; ESALA (Architecture and Landscape Architecture); History of Art; and the Reid School of Music. Our Schools offer a rich and vibrant postgraduate research community with a broad range of academic research interests.

Scholarships are offered for three years.
 -5 x ECA PhD Scholarships, for the sum of £13,000 per year for three years, open to new PhD students commencing study in academic year 2015-2016. One ECA PhD Scholarship will be awarded per school. Please note this award is for new PhD entrants only.
-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.
A Selection Committee will meet in April 2015 to review the scholarship applications. All applicants will be notified by May 2015, and the winners will be announced on the ECA website at the start of the 2015-2016 academic year.
To apply for a scholarship you must first apply for admission for an eligible programme of study at the University of Edinburgh. Once you have applied for admission you will receive your University Username (UUN). Your UUN is the letter ‘s’ followed by your matriculation number; for example, s0987654. Eligible applicants should complete the applicable online scholarship application. 

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