Our first intake of students started in September 2020,  with further intakes each subsequent year.  Applications for our fifth cohort have now begun.

We are searching for a broad and diverse pool of applicants across the full range of Algebraic Structures.  So,  you should apply!  For those who do, please ensure that your completed application is with us before: 

22rd January 2024

Earlier applications are encouraged, for possible early offers and to give reference writers ample time to submit their letters. Whilst applications after these dates are possible, to be considered for the maximum number of scholarships (and thus maximise your chance of securing a funded place), please adhere to the above deadlines.

All students are assigned an institution, supervisor and second supervisor (often at a different institution) on admission.  Students are encouraged to apply to more than one institution, taking into consideration the following advice:

We will admit students into the GLaMS as a collective, and these last three points will greatly help us administer your application in the most efficient way.  For the three universities, our admissions process is university-wide, and as such some things are not required for mathematics, for example writing a Research Statement.  We have compiled the following pages to aid you through the application process:

University of Glasgow

University of Edinburgh

Heriot Watt University