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The EF 2nd PhD Scholarship

This scholarship is provided by a private individual who wishes to provide transformational support to a GSA student pursuing study for a PhD. It is open to UK and EU students, and PhD students of all disciplines, and is awarded based on academic excellence and financial need.

Value of the scholarship: Full Home/EU fees and £15,000 stipend per year
Duration of the scholarship: 3 years

The scholarship application form can be downloaded here. Your application responses must be typed. Please e-mail if you require the application form in an alternative format. An extensive Frequently Asked Questions section is provided here. The deadline for submitting a scholarship application is Wednesday 27 May 2020 at 16.00 GMT. See our Scholarships pages for more information.


Carnegie Trust PhD Scholarships

The Glasgow School of Art is pleased to announce that we are now eligible to nominate prospective PhD students for the prestigious Carnegie Trust PhD Scholarships.

Applicants must have already been offered a place on the PhD programme at GSA before they are eligible to apply. Please note that applications to this fund must be submitted via Doctoral Studies at GSA – you are not permitted to apply independently and must submit your application via your host institution (GSA). Please see eligibility criteria and guidelines here:

Applicants interested in / eligible to apply for the scholarship should indicate their intention to apply as soon as possible and should submit the official application template (see link below) to Dr Susannah Thompson, Head of Doctoral Studies at cc'd to Kevin Reynolds (Doctoral Studies Administrator) at by 12 noon on Monday 6 Jan 2020.

Your application will then be reviewed by a panel of senior academic staff at GSA and a shortlist will be nominated to the Carnegie Trust. GSA can submit only two applications per annum for this scholarship.

If shortlisted, prospective students should continue to work with their proposed Primary Supervisor on the main application and the Institutional Statement of Support, which can be found here:

Both documents (the application and Institutional Statement of Support) should then be sent to the PhD Coordinator of the school to which you are applying (see here) and to Dr Susannah Thompson, Head of Doctoral Studies by Monday 3rd February 2020.

Carnegie Trust PhD Funding

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Prestigious PhD Scholarships - apply through Doctoral Studies at GSA