21 Masters Scholarships for Social Sciences Students 2019-2020


Masters Scholarships for Social Sciences Students 2019

21 Masters Scholarships for Social Sciences Students 2019-2020

All aspects of society from past achievements and events to the nature of human and relationships existent among groups are encompassed in the broad area, Social Science.

To this regard, many Social Science scholarships that cover topics like anthropology, Sociology, political science, Economics, etc fall under its umbrella.

Below are a number of Social Science Scholarships and grants are available for international students.

CSC-Leiden University Joint Ph.D. Scholarship Programme for Chinese Students in Netherlands, 2019

This is an invitation from the China Scholarship Council (CSC) to students who want to do Ph.D. research at Leiden University, either as a visiting researcher or full-time for applications for joint scholarship programme.

Scholarships are available for students from Chinese.

Leiden University aims for excellence in all its teaching and research.

Evidence of proficiency in English at a higher level is usually required of applicants whose first language is not English.

Applications Deadline:

February 22, 2019, and March 1, 2019, for Science faculty and all other faculties respectively. The deadline for CSC is between 10 and March 31, 2019.

Scholarship link: https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/scholarships/sea/csc-leiden-university-joint-scholarship-programme

Postdoctoral Position at Department of Political Science in Denmark, 2019

The Department of Political Science in cooperation with the Centre for Social Data Science (SODAS), Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Copenhagen, is inviting candidates of eminence to apply for one or more two-year postdoctoral positions in social data science.

Applicants must possess excellent language skills in English and excellent communications skills.

Application Deadline: 1 January 2018


Scholarship link: https://employment.ku.dk/all-vacancies/?show=148367


 Fully Funded China Scholarship Council and University of Exeter Ph.D. Scholarships in UK, 2019/20

This university is offering up to 10 full-time Ph.D. scholarship awards in collaboration with the China Scholarship Council (CSC) for Chinese students starting in the 2019-2020academic year.

There will be the funding of the full tuition fees of successful applicants by the relevant College at the University of Exeter.

Applications Deadline: January 7, 2019

Scholarship link:https://www.exeter.ac.uk/pg-research/money/phdfunding/chinascholarship/


Rising Talent Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Programme at Dublin City University in Ireland, 2019

The Rising Talent Fellowship Programme was established by DCU for the recruitment of high-performing, globally competitive post-doctoral researchers seeking academic career development. It is designed to support early-career academics.

Applications Deadline: December 14, 2018

Scholarship link https://www.dcu.ie/hr/Rising-Talent-Fellowships.shtml

Fully Funded Ph.D. Studentships: School of Social Sciences at Loughborough University in UK, 2019

Applicants are invited to apply for up to seven fully funded studentships in the School of Social Sciences at Loughborough University.

It is open to the highly motivated and talented scholars able to extend the reputation of the school for research that is excellent, adventurous and cutting-edge.

An application is open to international (non-EU/UK) students; however, the total value of the studentship will be used towards the cost of the fee of International tuition in the first instance.

Applications Deadline: January 14, 2019

Scholarship link:https://www.lboro.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/research-degrees/funded/studentship-socsci-oct19/


E4D Continuing Education Scholarship for Candidates from Low-Income Countries in Switzerland, 2019

Applications are invited for this scholarship. It is starting on January 1, 2019. Students from countries of low-income are eligible to apply.

This programme is aimed at enhancing the knowledge and skills of future leaders with the perspective of bringing a contribution to poverty reduction and capacity development in their home countries.

Applications Deadline: April 30, 2019, and November 30, 2019


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Faculty Ph.D. Scholarships for International Students at University of Nottingham Ningbo China, 2019

This university is happily announcing Faculty Scholarships within the Faculty of Business, Humanities and Social Sciences and Science and Engineering for 2019 Entry.

A requirement for the provision of satisfactory evidence of proficiency in English will be placed on students whose first language is not English or their entry qualifications were not obtained from a region/country where English is the native language.

Applications Deadline: March 15, 2019

Scholarship link:


Canada Graduate Scholarships at the University of Manitoba in Canada, 2019

With delight, the University of Manitoba is offering this scholarship for Research or Master’s degree program. It is open to all students of Canada.

It is aimed at helping in the development of research skills and assists in the training of highly qualified personnel by giving support to students who demonstrate a high standard of achievement in undergraduate and early graduate studies.

Applications Deadline: December 03, 2018

Scholarship link:



WR DTP Doctoral Studentships for UK/EU and International Students in UK, 2019/2020

This is an invitation to White Rose Social Sciences Doctoral Training Partnership (WR DTP) Studentships starting in September/October 2019.

For applicants who are non-native English speaking, they must provide evidence of their ability in the English Language.

There’s a need for applicants to show enough fluency in all aspects of English (reading, speaking writing, and listening) to the required level of the course they are applying to.

Applications Deadline: January 23, 2019


Scholarship link:https://www.york.ac.uk/study/postgraduate-research/funding/esrc/


 Ukraine in European Dialogue Research Fellowships at Institute for Human Sciences in Austria, 2019

This is an award from the Institute for Human Sciences (IWM) in Vienna in all academic disciplines in the humanities and social sciences (including history).

This is a junior fellowship program and it aims to support the research of scholars in Ukraine who are in the process of completing or have recently completed doctoral studies in a Ukrainian institution of higher education.

Applications Deadline: January 11, 2019



LSA Manoogian Postdoctoral and Visiting Scholar Fellowships for International Students in USA, 2019

This programme is made possible by a generous gift from the Alex and Marie Manoogian Foundation.

The requirement of providing evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level is usually placed on applicants whose first language is not English.

Applications Deadline: January 15, 2019

Scholarship link:



Fully Funded UEA Postgraduate Research Studentships in Social Sciences in UK, 2019

Within this programme, there is the availability of a number of awards that will cater for full international fees and some studentship combining an approved research Master’s course and a PhD (4 years total funding).

During the application process, international candidates whose first language is not English are required to make provision for evidence of a good command of English.

Applications Deadline: January 20, 2019

Application link:



Latin America Postgraduate Scholarship at Bond University in Australia, 2019

This scholarship is awarded to students on the basis of academic excellence and provides part fees to students.

Bond University’s English entry requirements for postgraduate applicants and Standard English entry requirements for undergraduate applicants must be referred to and met by students whose first language is not English.

Applications Deadline: 

Applications close on 19 October, 2018,25 January 2019 and24 May 2019 for students commencing in January 2019, May 2019 and September 2019 semesters respectively.

Scholarship link:


2019 Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) at SOAS University of London, UK

This is the competition for ESRC studentships for October 2019 entry. Via this partnership, ESRC funding is provided for over 40 new PhD studentships annually.

Application Deadline: January 8, 2019

Scholarship link:


Social Impact Scholarships at Imperial College Business School in UK, 2019

This scholarship recognizes students who demonstrate outstanding citizenship and commitment to supporting their community and/or social causes.

Application Deadline: March 1, 2019

Scholarship link:



Postgraduate Global Excellence Scholarship for International Students in UK, 2019

Applicants are invited by the University of Exeter for Postgraduate Global Excellence Scholarship within the College of Social Science & International Studies.

There is an often need for candidates from outside the home country to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.

Applications Deadline: July 31, 2019

Scholarship link:



LISS DTP ESRC Postdoctoral Fellowships for International Students in UK, 2019

This is an invitation from the London Interdisciplinary Social Science (LISS) DTP for seven ESRC-funded postdoctoral fellowships to be based at any of the partner institutions: the Queen Mary University of London, or Imperial College London, King’s College London.

This call is aimed at providing support to those who are within 12 months of the completion of their PhD, to support them in the consolidation of their PhD, and preparing them for the subsequent stage of their research careers.

Applications Deadline: March 22, 2019

Scholarship link: https://liss-dtp.ac.uk/esrc-pdf/

Postdoctoral Fellowships at Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research in Japan, 2019

This is an invitation from the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research (SSF) for postdoctoral fellowships application in Japan for the year 2019.

This program covers a one to two-year stay in Japan at an academic institution funded by JSPS.

Applications Deadline: March 31, 2019

Scholarship link:


Annual Research Fellowship Competition at Calgary Institute for the Humanities in Canada, 2019-2020

The expectation of conducting research at the Institute is placed on Annual Fellows.

Applications Deadline: November 23, 2018

Scholarship link:



Funded 4-year Athena SWAN PhD Scholarships at Maynooth University in Ireland, 2019

The Maynooth University in Ireland is inviting applicants for Funded 4-year Athena SWAN PhD Scholarships.

This fellowship is open to international students in which they will receive award amount of €16K Scholarship.

The scholarship programme is aimed at providing funding for international students for the completion of their PhDs.

Applications Deadline: November 30, 2018

Scholarship link:



OAS-Alma College Undergraduate Scholarships for the OAS Member States in USA, 2019

This scholarship is funded by the Organization of the American States and Alma College for the citizens and/or permanent residents of any OAS Member State excluding U.S.

Applications Deadline: October 1, 2018

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