University of St Andrews

PhD Funding Opportunities

Geography & Sustainable Development, University of St Andrews


For a complete list of current funding opportunities please see the database maintained by the University’s Fees and Funding Team.

Enquiries from self-funding students are welcome. Information on tuition fees and other costs of studying at St Andrews can be found on the University’s Fees and Funding page.

Details of any funding opportunities that are especially suitable for Geography/Sustainable Development students will also be posted below as they arise.

If you have queries about the following studentships please contact the PGR secretary, Helen Olaez.


Designing a Sustainable Future for Golf: On Course for Socio-technological Innovation

For details on the project, eligibility and how to apply please see ‌Designing a sustainable future for golf (PDF, 223 KB)


Robertson Scholarship

The Robertson Scholarship, funded by a generous gift from Cornelius Robertson, is normally awarded to a postgraduate student in the School of Geography and Sustainable Development. The scholarship is worth £4000 for three years, and can be used to help pay tuition fees, residence costs, and other related expenses. The award is normally made to a part-funded or entirely self-funded student.

For further information please contact Helen Olaez.