William Ross Scholarship
Awarded by University of Glasgow
To encourage the extraction of Scottish material from archives outside Scotland relating to all aspects of the history of Scotland, the Scottish people and Scottish influence abroad.
Open to candidates possessing a degree in MLitt.
The candidate must submit a letter outlining a dissertation research proposal including the planned topic and archival research plans.
Trustees of the Ross Fund
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