MRes Human geography Studentship
Awarded by University of Glasgow
The School of Geographical and Earth Sciences (GES) will be making available 3 fees-only studentships to support 3 students to take the Glasgow MRes in Human Geography. Such a studentship will pay home and EU fees (c.£6,000) but does not offer any stipend to cover living expenses (and it is understand that you might need to do some part-time work to assist with covering such costs).
To be studying the Glasgow MRes in Human Geography Postgraduate taught – MRes 12 months full time, 24 months part time
Such a studentship will pay home and EU fees (c.£6,000) but does not offer any stipend to cover living expenses (and it is understood that you might need to do some part-time work to assist with covering such costs).
In order to apply for one of these studentships, you make a standard electronic application through the University portal (which can easily be found via the University's Home Page). If you wish to be considered for one of the studentships, then also send Professor Chris Philo (e-mail Link a covering letter (maximum of 1.5 pages A4 [as an e-mail attachment]) explaining why you would like to be considered for a studentship (stating your interests in human geography, what you judge to be your own strengths as a human geographer, and giving very brief thoughts about possible human geography research that you might be interested in doing). If you are applying from outside of the University of Glasgow and are awaiting your degree results, please indicate when your results will be published and e-mail Chris Philo with those results immediately that you receive them. Applications for a studentship will be considered on merit, paying particular attention to final degree performance but also to the covering letter and referees' reports (the latter being part of the on-line submission process). Please note that in past years, many students have taken the MRes even without having secured financial support, their rationale being that it is a good stepping stone to PhD work or in enhancing a CV for job applications.
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