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PhD Scholarships in Cultural Studies, Giessen University, Germany. 2017-18

Giessen University’s International Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture (GCSC), co-funded by the German federal government’s Excellence Initiative, offers a three-year, structured PhD-programme in the study of CULTURE. With its excellent research environment, a doctoral programme which is tailored to the needs of PhD students and the intensive personal support it provides, the Graduate Centre offers doctoral researchers optimum conditions for their PhD-projects and custom-made preparation for the time thereafter, both with regard to academic and non-academic careers.

German and international applicants, with a first or upper second class honours M.A. degree, are eligible to apply. The GCSC’s working languages are German and English, and applicants must be fluent in at least ONE of them; knowledge of both is an advantage and should be acquired during the scholarship period. Read More…

Postgraduate Research Scholarships at the University of Melbourne, 2017

The University of Melbourne enjoys an outstanding reputation with world rankings consistently placing it as Australia’s leading comprehensive research-intensive university, and one of the world’s top 50. The International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS) is funded by the Australian Government and enables international students to undertake a postgraduate research qualification in Australia and gain experience with leading Australian researchers.

For the academic year 2016-17, about 35 International Postgraduate Research Scholarships (IPRS) are being offered across the various faculty, schools, and colleges of the university, including the Graduate School of Humanities & Social Sciences, Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, Melbourne School of Design and the Victorian College of the Arts. Applicants must be willing to undertake a masters by research or a doctorate (PhD) by research degree at the university. Read More…

ECU International Postgraduate Research Scholarship, 2016

Edith Cowan University, Perth, Western Australia, is offering scholarships for pursuing full-time on-campus postgraduate research (PhD or Master by research) programmes across all the schools and disciplines, including ‘Creative Industries‘ (Film and Video; Game Design and Culture; Photomedia; Interactive Media; Animation; Graphic Design; Environmental and Spatial Design.); ‘Arts‘ (English; History; French; Politics and International Relations; Visual Arts; Fashion and Textiles; and Writing.) and ‘Communications‘ (Advertising; Journalism; Media, Culture and Mass Communications; Public Relations.) Read More…

Johan Huizinga Research Fellowship 2016 at the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

The Johan Huizinga Fonds / Rijksmuseum Fonds is offering the Johan Huizinga Research Fellowship 2016 for art and historical research in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Applicants of all nationalities are eligible to apply for this fellowship. The Johan Huizinga Postgraduate Fellowship is open to recent graduates (at the Master’s level), as well as doctoral and post-doctoral candidates.

As a national institute, the Rijksmuseum offers a representative overview of Dutch art and history from the middle ages onwards, and of major aspects of European and Asian art. The Rijksmuseum keeps, manages, conserves, restores, researches, prepares, collects, publishes and presents artistic and historical objects, both on its own premises and elsewhere. The focus of research should relate to the Rijksmuseum’s collection, and may encompass any of its varied holdings, including Netherlandish paintings, sculpture, decorative arts, prints, drawings, photography and historical artefacts. Read More…

Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT), Ireland: Fiosraigh PhD Scholarships 2015

The Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) Fiosraigh Dean of Graduate Research School Award recognizes the outstanding achievement by individual students and is open to talented students who wish to pursue a PhD on a full time basis. Applications are invited from students of any higher education institution, in Ireland or internationally.

The Irish word ‘Fiosraigh’, which means to explore or inquire, underlines the purpose of this scholarship programme which is to promote the exploration and application of knowledge.

Applicants should develop their research in liaison with the potential supervisor/supervisory team in one of the following research thematic areas:

Society, Culture and Enterprise
New Materials and Devices
Information, Communications and Media Technologies
Environment, Energy and Health  Read More…

PhD Scholarships in Transcultural Studies, Heidelberg University, Germany 2015

The Graduate Programme for Transcultural Studies (GPTS) of the Cluster of Excellence “Asia and Europe in a Global Context” at the Heidelberg University, Germany, is offering up to four doctoral scholarships, starting in October 2015. Applicants must hold an M.A. or equivalent in a discipline of the humanities or social sciences with an above-average grade and must propose a research project with a strong affiliation to the research framework of the Cluster.

These scholarships are awarded for up to three years and the application deadline is March 15, 2015. Read More…

Edinburgh College of Art: PhD Scholarships 2014-15

The Edinburgh College of Art at the University of Edinburgh, UK, is inviting applications for PhD and Post Graduate scholarships. Scholarships are open to new PhD students commencing study in the academic year 2015-2016. All scholarships are for full-time study only and they are being offered across the College’s five schools:

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.

School of Art: Contemporary Art and Education; Contemporary Art Practices; Extradisciplinary Arts: Education/Anthropology/Social Practices/Sciences; Parahumanities; Contemporary Visual, Material and Sensual Cultures; Contemporary Art Theories, Histories & Criticism; Artist-led Cultures.  Read More…

Victoria University of Wellington PhD Scholarships, New Zealand. 2015

Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, is offering doctoral (PhD) scholarships for international students in any discipline (including disciplines in the School of English, Film, Theatre, and Media Studies, School of Design, and School of Social and Cultural Studies). A total of 35 scholarships are available and awarded strictly on the basis of academic merit. Applicants must be graduates of any university within or outside of New Zealand who intend to enroll full time for a Doctorate (PhD) at Victoria University of Wellington or who have commenced their doctoral study at Victoria University of Wellington.

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Trinity College Dublin, Ireland: Postgraduate Research Studentships. 2014

Trinity College Dublin is offering postgraduate research studentships for international students. These postgraduate studentships are available to new entrants as well as continuing students on the full-time Ph.D. register for entry in September 2014 and/or March 2015. The postgraduate studentships aim to support and develop gifted research students across all the Faculties, Schools and Departments (including all schools of the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences) at the Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. The studentships are awarded competitively, completely on academic merit.

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Doctoral Scholarships: University of Heidelberg, Germany, 2014

The prestigious Graduate School for Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Heidelberg, Germany, invites applications for doctoral scholarships in the areas of “Cultural dynamics in globalized worlds” and “Self-regulation and regulation: individuals and organizations”.

The requirement is for highly motivated, excellent PhD students with a strong interest in interdisciplinary research. Applicants must hold an M.A. or equivalent in one of the disciplines of the Humanities or Social Sciences with an above-average grade. Excellent knowledge of English or German, in addition to another language, is expected.

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