University of St Andrews PhD Scholarships

The School of International Relations at the University of St Andrews is delighted to announce that it will offer up to five new PhD scholarships for outstanding candidates, starting in September 2013.  Applications from candidates working on topics in international and global ethics are most welcome.

New PhD Funding Opportunity:  600th Anniversary Scholarships

The University of St Andrews has announced a new prestigious PhD scholarship scheme. As part of the scheme, the School of International Relations is offering up to five PhD scholarships, available to outstanding UK, EU and Overseas students applying for September 2013 entry. One scholarship will cover the cost of fees at the Overseas rate, and four scholarships will cover the cost of fees at the UK/EU Home rate, for a period of three years of full-time study. All five scholarships will provide an annual stipend of £12,000 to the successful candidates.

The scholarship competition is open to all who apply for a place on the School's PhD programme. To be considered for these scholarships, applications for places must be received by 14th January 2013. There is no separate application form for the scholarship. Successful candidates will be selected on the basis of academic quality and research promise from the pool of applicants who have been offered a study place by the School following the application deadline.

More information on how to apply is available on the School's application page:

See details of our academic staff, their internationally recognized research and their supervisory expertise here:

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Mrs Mary Kettle (Postgraduate Secretary) at or Professor Patrick Hayden (Director of Postgraduate Studies, Research) at

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Comment by Patrick Hayden on December 12, 2012 at 4:39am

Unfortunately the School of IR currently is unable to offer scholarships for our taught masters programmes.  However you may wish to consult the University's main scholarships webpage to see whether any other opportunities are available:

Comment by Niyoyita Daniel on December 12, 2012 at 4:27am
I would like to ask if there will not be some scholarships of masters degree,If any; plz inform me

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