Research

Research Scholarship Opportunities

Here at GCU there are various PhD projects and Studentships available.  For further information, see below.

You can find a PhD project at Glasgow Caledonian University using the search facility  Here you can filter your search to view funded, competition funded and self-funded opportunities within your chosen research discipline.

We welcome applications online and recommend you contact the research supervisor(s) listed for competition funded PhD projects, funded PhD projects and self-funded PhD projects before applying. 

Further information on applying can be found via the GCU Research website

Where a student is eligible for more than one discount or scholarship, the higher/highest discount or scholarship will apply. 

Exceptional candidates will be put forward for the scholarship competition.  The scholarship packages available include fully funded studentships and fees only scholarships. 

Scholarship awards are determined by the recruitment panel, based on the merit of candidates’ applications and their research proposals. 

 

Where a student is eligible for more than one discount or scholarship, the higher/highest discount or scholarship will apply.

Exceptional candidates will be put forward for the scholarship competition.  The scholarship packages available include fully funded studentships and fees only scholarships.

In line with The Research Councils UK rates, studentships for 2021/22 are as follows:

Studentship for Home/RUK FT PhD students

For students commencing their studies in 2021/22, the studentship is worth £20,009 per year for three years, with a continuation fee of £525 in the fourth year covered, if needed. The studentship covers the payment of the tuition fees (£4,400) plus an annual stipend of £15,609. 

 Studentship for EU/International FT PhD students

For students commencing their studies in 2021/22, the studentship is worth £20,009 per year for three years, with a continuation fee of £525 in the fourth year covered, if needed. The studentship covers the payment of the tuition fees (£15,500) plus an annual scholarship of £4,509.  EU/International candidates of outstanding calibre may be awarded a studentship of £31,109 per year covering payment of tuition fees £15,500 and stipend £15,609.