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Nov. 29, 2021

University of Glasgow has 10 PhD scholarships for Black UK students

University of GlasgowThe University of Glasgow is offering x10 PhD scholarships to fund Black UK students to undertake research.

The James McCune Smith Scholarships will provide an enhanced experience through external mentors, placements, leadership training, community-building activities and networking opportunities. They are named after James McCune Smith, who was the first African American to receive a medical degree, graduating from the University of Glasgow in 1837.

The PhD research can be in any discipline and the funding covers stipend and fees for up to four years. Successful applicants will receive a six-month placement with industry, a government, NGO or other employer, as well as mentorship from outside academia.

To be eligible, applicants must be UK domiciled Black African, Black Caribbean, Black Other, Mixed White and Black Caribbean, Mixed White and Black African, or other mixed background (to include Black African, Black Caribbean or Black Other).

Please note that applying for one of these scholarships does not prevent you from applying for other schemes to obtain a funded place.

Find out more and apply for a PhD scholarship.

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Content added on 29th November 2021. 

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