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EMJD-SEED Fellowships for International Students, 2014

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Erasmus Mundus is funding joint Doctorate Fellowship in Engineering and Entrepreneurship Development (SEED) for European and non European students. Up to 9 fellowships are awarded for the full PhD period. The PhD candidates will spend 3 or 4 years in two different institutions located in Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain or United Kingdom. The first and third years will be spent in a Primary Institution (PI), while the second year will be spent in a Secondary Institution (SI). In 4 years programmes, candidates will spend their last year in the PI.

Study Subject (s): The SEED program focuses on the study and development of up-to-date techniques for the numerical analysis of engineering and science problems. The programme also includes modules on entrepreneurship training and firsthand experience on spin-offs.
Course Level: Fellowships are available for pursuing PhD program at two different institutions located in Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain or United Kingdom.
Scholarship Provider: Erasmus Mundus
Scholarship can be taken at: Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain or UK

Eligibility:

  • Candidates must have completed by September 2014 a Master degree in Physics, Mathematics Engineering or Applied Sciences, or a similar degree equivalent to at least 300 ECTS (5 years university studies).
  • Non-native English speakers require a minimum level equivalent to an IELTS score equal to 7.0 (in both the written and oral).
  • European and non-European candidates are welcome to apply.

Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: European and Non EU applicants are eligible for this PhD fellowship.

Scholarship Description: The Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorate in Engineering and Entrepreneurship Development (SEED) is an initiative of 8 well recognized academic partners specialized in simulation techniques for solids and fluids. The SEED program focuses on the study and development of up-to-date techniques for the numerical analysis of engineering and science problems. The programme also includes modules on entrepreneurship training and firsthand experience on spin-offs. Research topics will involve modeling of fluids, solids, electromagnetic or coupled problems, with applications in a wide range of engineering branches: civil, aeronautical, biomedical, mechanical, etc.

Number of award(s): The consortium offers 9 fellowships for the full PhD period.

Duration of award(s): The PhD candidates will spend 3 or 4 years in two different institutions located in Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain or United Kingdom. The first and third years will be spent in a Primary Institution (PI), while the second year will be spent in a Secondary Institution (SI). In 4 years programmes, candidates will spend their last year in the PI.

What does it cover? Monthly allowances in the form of employment contracts will be provided to all successful EMJD-SEED candidates during 3-4 years depending on each individual doctoral plan. This applies to both category A and B students. The basis of these contracts is that all students selected for the EMJD-SEED programme should thus be able to participate full-time, independently of the personal financial situation. The financial conditions are:

  • Fixed contribution to the travel, installation and any other types of cost: 7500 € for category A students.
  • A monthly gross salary of 2800 € (before deduction of any taxes or contributions) that corresponds to a net salary of around 1400-1500 € (to be fixed in the doctoral candidate agreement depending on national legislation).
  • Participation costs (tuition fees, supervision fees) and insurance are included in the fellowship. In addition, contribution to e.g. travel to the yearly workshop is provided for up to a certain limit.

Selection Criteria: Not Known

Notification:

  • Selection process, phase 1 (shortlist): 16th January 2014 – 28th February 2014.
  • Selection process, phase 2 (selection of admitted students and grantees): by April 2014.

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The deadline for applications is before the 6th January 2014.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application

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