Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities (IASH) Scholarships 2017 for International Students in UK

Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities (IASH) at University of Edinburgh is offering scholarships for international candidates across the world. The Institute welcomes visiting researchers from across the world. Since 1970, over 1000 Fellows have stepped through institute doors. Up to 30 researchers are in residence at any one time in our amazing and eclectic eighteenth century building just on the edge of the University’s central campus, boasting views of The Meadows. From upwards of 65 countries, IASH Fellows form a global alumni community, and many career long connections begin at the Institute.

Fields of Study / Subjects

Applications are invited for postdoctoral bursaries in any area of:

  • Arts
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences

Numbers of Scholarships

Up to 30 scholars are awarded by the IASH for international students


Duration of Scholarships

Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities (IASH) postdoctoral scholarship for three to ten months

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Scholarships Description / Details

IASH Postdoctoral Fellowship provides:

  • Research visit at the University of Edinburgh for three to ten months
  • Bursary* of up to a maximum of £10,000
  • Dedicated office space and University e-mail and library access
  • An allocated University mentor from an area relevant to the Fellows’ research interests
  • Weekly Fellows’ Lunch to build community
  • Collegial work-in-progress seminar series for testing new ideas
  • Calendar of engaging events at the Institute and College
  • Opportunities to participate in and design funded workshops, colloquia etc at the Institute

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applications from both within and beyond the University of Edinburgh
  • Applicants must have been awarded a doctorate at the time of application, and normally within the last three years
  • Applicants should not have held a permanent position at a university, or a previous Fellowship at the Institute for Advanced Studies. Those who have held temporary and / or short term appointments are eligible to apply
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How to Apply / Download Scholarships Form / Documents Required

  • The mode of application is online
  • Uploading supporting documents:
  • CV
  • Research Proposal (Research Proposals that exceed the specified word limit will not be considered)
  • File uploads CV (maximum 4 pages)
  • Research Proposal:
  • Outline of research (500-750 Words)
  • Importance and Timeliness (Max. 250 Words)
  • Relevance to Edinburgh and collaborative outcomes (Max. 250 Words)
  • A minimum of two and a maximum of three confidential references letters

Contact us:

  • The Secretary The Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities The University of Edinburgh Hope Park Square Edinburgh EH8 9NW Scotland UKTel: +44 (0)131 650 4671 Fax: +44 (0)131 651 1176
  • Email:

Last Date to Apply / Deadline: 30th April (Annual)

Official Website: To get more details, just go the following link

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