Postdoctoral Fellowships and Bursaries, University of Edinburgh
IASH & University of Edinburgh
Deadline:  30th April

Arts,Humanities,Post Doc,Social Sciences
All Nationalities
United Kingdom

Scholarship Overview

The Institute for Advanced Studies in Humanities (IASH), University of Edinburgh invites applications for Postdoctoral Fellowships and Bursaries 2021-22 from postdoctoral aspirants in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. IASH takes the humanities beyond campus to engage the public and work with organizations in a variety of different sectors. The selected fellows will receive a bursary of up to GBP 13,000.


The selected postdoctoral fellow will receive the following benefits:

  • Research visit at the University of Edinburgh for 3 to 10 months
  • A bursary of up to GBP 13,000
  • A dedicated office space, University e-mail and library access
  • An allocated University mentor from the relevant research area
  • Weekly fellows' lunch to build community
  • Collegial seminar series for testing new ideas
  • Engaging Events at the Institute and College
  • Opportunities to participate in design funded workshops, colloquia, etc. at the Institute


  • CV
  • Research Proposal

Important Dates

Application deadline: 30th April 2021


To be eligible, an applicant must -

  • Be a PhD degree holder (must have been awarded his/her Doctorate at the time of application) normally within the last three years
  • Be interested in pursuing postdoctoral studies in any area of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Note: The applicants should not have held a permanent position or a previous fellowship at IASH. Although, those who have held short-term or temporary appointments can apply.

How To Apply

Follow the steps below to apply for the fellowship:

Step 1: Visit the web page here and fill the application form.
Step 2: Provide information on personal details, educational details, etc.
Step 3: Write about the research proposal and upload the required documents.
Step 4: Submit the application form.

Note: Additional documents should be sent to the director at