Scholarship Overview

  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Scholarship Type: Merit-based
  • Institutions: University of Edinburgh
  • Funded by: The Julie-Ann Macqueen Trust
  • Tuition Type: Full tuition
  • Degree Program: PhD
  • Scholarship Amount: Full tuition, £18,622 stipend, etc
  • Separate Application Required?: Yes
  • Deadline: 21 March, 2024.

Scholarship Benefits

The grant includes:

  • Payment of all tuition costs, whether for UK, EU, or international rates.
  • A stipend that matches the UKRI rates for the 2024/25 academic year. As an example, the UKRI stipend for the 2023/24 academic year stands at £18,622 for students studying full-time, with a proportional amount for those studying part-time.
  • An annual research allowance of £750.
  • The grant is provided for a duration of three years for students attending full-time or six years on a pro-rata basis for those attending part-time.

Eligibility and Application

In order to be eligible for the University of Edinburgh Macqueen Scholarship, you are required to:

  • Apply for admission into the Ph.D. program in social work.
  • Ensure your application is submitted at minimum five business days prior to the scholarship application deadline.
  • Proceed to apply specifically for the Macqueen Ph.D. Scholarship.
  • Additional Information
  • Illuminate the unique journeys of single-parent caretakers through this scholarship, designed to back postgraduate research in social work focusing on single-parent families. This scholarship is made possible through the benevolent contribution from The Julie-Ann Macqueen Trust.

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