Call for Applications: New Kings Studentships at the University of Aberdeen

These inter-disciplinary PhD studentships at the University of Aberdeen are open to anthropologists who study political concepts, in line with the mission of the Centre for Citizenship, Civil Society and Rule of Law (, which is hosted by the School of Language, Literature, Music and Visual Culture.


The School of Language, Literature, Music and Visual Culture is pleased to offer full-time PhD studentships. The LLMVC New Kings Studentships comprise a fee waiver plus an annual stipend of £6000 for 3 years of supervised study. Any applicants are eligible to apply regardless of their nationality, but they should commence their PhD project in the academic year 2022-23.

Selection will be based on the strength of the proposed project, its fit with the research specialisms of the school, and the academic track record of the applicant. There will be up to three scholarships available, and one of them may be considered for international applications. Applicants are welcome to contact potential supervisors to discuss potential projects.

Full details including the application are available at

Two Deadlines;
The deadline for submitting your PhD application to the University Application portal to be considered for the New Kings Scholarship: 13 May 2022.
The deadline for completing the New Kings Scholarship Online Application: 3 June 2022.