GCRF Living Deltas International PhD Scholarship at University of Glasgow in UK

The University of Glasgow is offering Living Deltas International PhD Scholarship which aim to determine conservation efforts and socio-ecological topologies of mangroves in three deltas:  the Red River and the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna deltas in Vietnam, the Mekong and Bangladesh and India.

The research will be carried out within Living Delta’s Hub Project. The successful candidate will accompany two professors to collaborate in many projects.

Why Study at University of Glasgow:

It is among Scotland’s four ancient universities and now it has many campuses spread over the country. The University of Glasgow allows the students to learn diverse occupations along with a variety of pathways to pursue their career.


  • Eligible Countries: All Nationalities
  • Acceptable Courses: PhD stage program in Environmental Sciences
  • Have an excellent grounding in quantitative and qualitative analysis, participatory analysis and approaches, statistics and GIS packages.
  • An excellent first stage (minimum of 2:1), ideally with environmental science or geography elements.

Selection Process:

All the applications will be assessed by a proper selection process and shortlisted candidates will be notified for interview by mid-June 2020.

How to Apply:

  • All the application should have following documents attached and send it to socsci-scholarships@glasgow.ac.uk with subject “GCRF Living Deltas PhD Scholarship”.
  • College of Social Sciences funding application Cover Sheet.
  • Academic Transcripts: Previous and current degree transcripts including grades, required degree certificates and  translation of it if needed. This all should be scanned in a copy of the color of the original transcript.
  • References: 2 references, one academic and other either academic or professional should be sent directly from your referee socsci-scholarships@glasgow.ac.uk with your full name and subject “GCRF Living Deltas PhD Scholarship”.
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter with following detail:
  • Your research interests.
  • A detailed course description of your Master’s research training
  • Details of any other relevant training and skills you have.
  • Your long-term career goals.
  • A short statement (max 1,000 words) explaining how the above fit with, and can add to, the research project.
  • It should be a single document with the file name *Yourname_Renaud_GCRFLivingDeltasPhDScholarship_Date*


Following Benefits will be given to the selected students by University of Glasgow:

  • A stipend listed to the RCUK fee (2020-21 fee £15,285 Full-Time).
  • Research Training Support Grant (RTSG) of as much as £2,250 over three years (most often as much as a maximum of £750 according to 12 months).§  100% Tuition Fee Waiver at the usual Home/EU or International fee.


The Deadline of GCRF Living Deltas International PhD Scholarship is at the 29th May.

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