The British Council through the Scotland SGSAH is pleased to announce the commencement of application for the British Council Scotland SGSAH Earth Scholarships 2024 for international research collaborations between PhD and Early Career Researchers and Scottish Institutions.
Chiefly, the program’s goal is to promote the role and interventions of the environmental arts and humanities, and the arts and cultural sector in addressing the climate emergency Another important goal is raising the capacity for interdisciplinary research within Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM).
British Council Scotland SGSAH Earth Scholarships 2024 Details
Scholarship Sponsor(s): British Council
Scholarship Type: Full Funding
Host Institution(s): Scottish Graduate School for Arts & Humanities
Scholarship Worth: Varies
Number of Awards: Several
Study Level: Postgraduate
Nationality: All Nationalities
The programme will provide scholarships for PhD and Early Career Researchers based outside the UK to come to Scotland to undertake in-person and hybrid exchanges for up to 3 months in 2024, in the area of environmental arts and humanities. The research placements will include an in-person 2-week cohort-building core leadership program where all recipients will come together alongside Scotland-based scholars to network and collaborate in April 2024, supported by a set of thematically and geographically oriented Clusters.
The scholarship will create research opportunities and international mobility which will develop and support new approaches to address the global challenge of climate crisis. It will also support sustainable research and cultural interchanges within and beyond the arts and, humanities and cultural sectors.
British Council Scotland SGSAH Earth Scholarships 2024 Eligibility Criteria
To be eligible for the British Council Scotland SGSAH Earth Scholarships 2024, applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Applicants must be a PhD holder and early career researchers that registered or graduated from non-UK university.
- Early career researchers must be within 1 year of notification of award of their PhD.
- Applicants must be working in the fields of the environmental arts and humanities
- Applicants must be willing to come to Scotland to work with an academic mentor and access networks and resources of a host higher education institute.
- Must demonstrate excellent academic and research abilities.
How-to-Apply: Interested applicants for the British Council SGSAH Earth Scholarship are to complete an online application through the SGSAH’s online system. For this purpose, applicants are to submit the following documents:
- A full research proposal; and details of how you will benefit from Cluster membership, cohort-building, training and development activities.
- A budget and justification of resources.
- A CV (up to 4pp).
- A letter of support from your PhD supervisor (up to 2pp).
- A letter of support from the proposed Host Institution (Head of Department or equivalent) (up to 2pp)
Application Deadline: 1 November 2023
Finally, applicants wishing to learn more can visit the British Council SGSAH Earth Scholarship page to learn more.