Scholarships & funding opportunities

CSHHH Glasgow Wellcome Trust Master's Programme Award: MSc Health History

The Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences is offering up to £15,000* support in tuition fees and living expenses for offer holders for the MSc Health History.

  • Number of scholarships Flexibility available. Number will be decided by committee during review.
  • Value Up to £15,000* per annum
  • Opens 7 March 2022
  • Deadline 22 April 2022
  • Help with Tuition fees, Living costs, Travel costs
  • Duration 1 year

Eligibility

To be eligible for this award applicants must:

  • Be strongly committed to building a research career relevant to the themes covered by the Wellcome Trust’s Humanities and Social Sciences schemes.
  • Apply to study MSc Health History full-time at the University of Strathclyde.

Project Details

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences is offering the CSHHH Glasgow Wellcome Trust Master's Programme Award to support with tuition fees, living expenses up to £15,000 per year along with access to funding to attend conferences and conduct research. The cost of one return airfare to home country and costs associated with securing the relevant visa can be included.

Applicants must be strongly committed to building a research career relevant to the themes covered by the Wellcome Trust’s Humanities and Social Sciences schemes.

The Centre for the Social History of Health and Healthcare Glasgow is committed to building a diverse and inclusive research environment, so welcomes applications from all sections of the community, in the UK, the EU, and around the world.

If you are working for the NHS, in the care sector or one of our NHS strategic partner organisations, please enquire about fee reductions we can offer towards your training and education for this programme.

Number of Scholarships

Flexibility available. Number will be decided by committee during

How to apply

To apply please provide the following:

i. A brief CV of no more than one side of A4 that outlines information and achievements relevant to this opportunity. If the outcome of your first degree is yet to be decided please include a transcript of your Honours level marks to date and the title of your dissertation project. If your first degree has been awarded please include the transcript of marks and the title of your dissertation project.

ii. A clear proposal of no more than 300 words for a Masters-level research project which is likely to form the foundation for doctoral study. Clearly state the central research question and the reasons why the project is likely to provide highly original outcomes in the field.

iii. The name and address of two academic referees. These should be willing to provide a statement of support for your application if contacted.

All questions should be directed in the first instance to the Centre's project manager, Caroline Marley; caroline.marley@strath.ac.uk. She should receive completed applications by 22 April 2022. A selection committee will meet to consider applications later that month.

All general enquiries can be answered by Course Director, Dr Laura Kelly, l.e.kelly@strath.ac.uk

The CSHHH Glasgow is committed to building a diverse and inclusive research environment, so welcomes applications from all sections of the community, in the UK, the EU, and around the world.


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