ESRC STUDENT-LED OPEN COMPETITION 2020/21
The 2020/21 ESRC Student-Led Competition will launch in November 2020
UKRI (ESRC) are currently in the process of changing the rules regarding residential eligibility criteria for studentships. This will apply across all SGSSS studentship competitions (both student and supervisor led). As such, please check back in November 2020 (expected publication of research council guidance) for an update on these changes.
We are currently making preparations to launch our 2020/21 ESRC Open Competition. Please check back in the coming weeks for more information. You can also sign up for our Newsletter, register for GradHub, or follow us on Twitter to be kept up to date with all of our competition launches and dates.
The Scottish Graduate School of Social Science is delighted to announce the launch of the 2020/21 ESRC Student-led Open Competition
Guidance and application forms for the Student-led Open Competition for PhD study commencing in Autumn 2021 are now LIVE. Prospective students are invited to review the guidance in preparation for submitting applications with a deadline for submissions of 5pm on 7 January 2021. An overview of the competition timeline can be found below and within the guidance on the right.
n.b. institutions may have their own earlier internal deadlines. You must check this with the institution in advance.
Eligible students should read the guidance carefully and submit their proposal, along with all required documents, with the full support of their supervisor.
Please note that applications will be submitted via our application portal on GradHub . Please register for GradHub as soon as possible to avoid any delay as accounts are approved manually, during office hours.
Contact your preferred supervisor
Create an account on GradHub
Provide contact details for both referees
Upload your application onto GradHub – deadline 5pm, 7 January 2021
HEI Review Stage
Pathway Review Stage
Hub Review Stage
Global Panel Review Stage
Final eligibility checks undertaken and official awards offered