25 fully-funded, full-time doctoral studentships Edinburgh Napier University

Edinburgh Napier University is seeking to strengthen and expand areas of research excellence across our spectrum of research disciplines.
We are inviting high-quality applications for 25 fully-funded, full-time doctoral studentships. Successful applicants will join a lively and thriving research student community and undertake original research in their chosen specialism.
Candidates should have or expect to achieve a First Class Honours Degree or 2:1 Honours Degree supported by a Master’s degree in a relevant subject. Excellent written and oral communication skills in English are prerequisites of any successful application.
Areas of research
The University is inviting applications from a range of research areas in the following schools:
School of Arts & Creative Industries
Business School
School of Computing
School of Engineering & the Built Environment
School of Life, Sport & Social Sciences
School of Nursing, Midwifery & Social Care


Postgraduate #scholarship opportunities in #English language at @GlasgowUni, 2015-16

From the corpora list

Corpora list members may be interested in these opportunities at the University of Glasgow, which can include PhD projects in corpus linguistics. With apologies for cross-posting.


English Language at the University of Glasgow invites applications for a number of scholarships to conduct postgraduate research. We offer world-leading expertise in modern English language and linguistics, English historical linguistics, Scots and English in Scotland, and medieval English studies. We also have access to an extensive interdisciplinary network, linking us to a wide range of subjects, both in the Colleges of Arts and Social Sciences and beyond. More information at http://www.gla.ac.uk/subjects/englishlanguage/research/
We welcome applications for scholarships through the following schemes:
AHRC-funded PhDs
The University of Glasgow is part of a consortium of eight Higher Education institutions which has been awarded funding from the AHRC to support postgraduate studentships and training in the Arts and Humanities in Scotland. Under the Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) scheme, the consortium – comprised of the Universities of Aberdeen, Dundee, Glasgow, Edinburgh, St Andrews, Stirling, Strathclyde and Glasgow School of Art – will consider applications for doctoral studentship awards in the majority of Arts and Humanities subjects. More information about the studentships and the application process 

ESRC-funded Masters and PhDs
The University of Glasgow is a member institution of the ESRC Scottish Graduate School of Social Science Doctoral Training Centre. The University welcomes applications for ESRC 1+3 (Masters + PhD) and +3 (doctoral) studentships in the following areas: Social and Applied Investigations in Language (SAIL) and Language Sciences. The SAIL pathway focuses on the mechanisms and patterns of language variation in communities; the emergence, negotiation and contestation of ideologies and identity-formation in discourse and interaction; and group and individual responses to language use in institutional settings such as education, health and the legal system. The Language Sciences pathway focuses on training in techniques from cognitive science, such as computational modelling and experimental design. More information about the studentships and the application process http://www.gla.ac.uk/colleges/arts/graduateschool/fundingopportunities/esrcstudentships/
Carnegie/Caledonian PhD Scholarships
Nominations are sought for the Carnegie/Caledonian PhD Scholarships 2015-16. Candidates must be nominated by the prospective supervisor of the PhD project, who must be an academic member of staff of a Scottish university, at the level of Professor, Reader, or (Senior) Lecturer More information about the scholarships http://www.carnegie-trust.org/schemes/postgraduate-schemes/carnegie-caledonian-scholarships.html#background
College of Arts Doctoral Scholarships 
A number of scholarships offer an annual stipend plus tuition fees at the Home/EU rate. Some of these will match AHRC rates, terms and conditions. More information on how to apply: 
Contact  for more information
Dr Rachel Smith, Postgraduate Convener (before 4 December) 
Prof Jane Stuart-Smith, Postgraduate Convener (after 4 December)