PhD International Studentships at Heriot-Watt University, UK

Scholarship Description:
Under PhD International Studentships at Heriot-Watt University, UK applications are being invited from eligible candidates. Domestic Students, International Students are eligible to apply for this program. The scholarship allows PhD level programm(s) in the field of Business, Engineering, Science, Technology taught at Heriot-Watt University . Interested candidates may apply for the scholarship as per set deadline. The application deadline is 08/09/2022

Heriot-Watt University is looking to recruit a student to undertake a PhD Scholarships in Politics and Community Performances through its School of Social Sciences PhD Studentship for the academic year 2022-2023.

This is a full-time PhD studentship to start in January 2023 at Heriot-Watt University. Applicants that apply for a PhD study program at the School of Social Sciences will be considered. The applicants must have a 2:1 bachelor/master’s degree in a relevant field of study to be considered. The studentship covers tuition, research allowance, and a stipend of £16,062.

Established in 1821 as the School of Arts of Edinburgh, Heriot-Watt University is a public research university based in Edinburgh, Scotland. It is the eighth-oldest higher education institute in the UK, now ranked in the top 800 in the world (ranked 701-800) and in the UK’s top 55 (ranked 46-54) by the Academic Ranking of World Universities 2020.

Why choose to study at Heriot-Watt University? The Heriot-Watt University aims to create and exchange knowledge that benefits society. Heriot-Watt University’s vision is to be world-leading within all its specialist areas of science, technology, engineering, and business. The university has been outward-looking pioneers of education in pursuit of knowledge to benefit society and the world.

Degree Level:


Available Subjects:

Scholarships are awarded to study the subjects offered by the university:

  • Science
  • Technology
  • Engineering
  • Business

Scholarships Benefits:

The successfully selected candidates will be awarded a tuition fee waiver and an annual stipend currently set at £16,062 for three years. A research allowance worth £2,250 will also be awarded an additional opportunity to undertake paid teaching support each academic year.

Eligible Nationalities:

International and Domestic students are eligible to apply.



Eligibility Criteria
  • To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following/given criteria:
  • The applicants must have the necessary academic qualification to participate in a PhD program at Heriot-Watt.
Application Procedure
  • Students must apply at Heriot-Watt via its designated application portal. All applicants interested in the studentship must identify that they are applying for the ‘IRC PhD scholarship’ in their research proposals.
  •  The students are required to present the following documents to the university:
  • Full Curriculum Vitae
  • Copies of full academic transcripts from all previous academic degree courses and copies of degree certificates for degrees already awarded.
  • A brief covering letter outlining why you want to study for a PhD at Heriot-Watt University and what makes you an excellent candidate
  • An outline research proposal
  • The applicants must have an undergraduate or master’s degree with a minimum of 2:1 in a relevant field.
  • The students must submit scores of the following English language proficiency tests:
  • IELTS – 6.5

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