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International PhD Scholarships at University of Edinburgh in UK, 2015-2016

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University of Edinburgh is inviting applications for international PhD scholarships. A minimum of ten scholarships will be available in session 2015-2016. The scholarships, each worth £5,000 pa, will be offered for a period of three years. The studentships will be awarded on the basis of academic merit with candidates requiring the equivalent of a first-class honours degree or upper second-class honours degree from a recognized university or institution. Non-native English Language speakers must meet the University entry requirements of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent. The application deadline is 3 February 2015.

Study Subject (s): Scholarships are provided within the School of Chemistry at University of Edinburgh.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing masters degree level at University of Edinburgh.
Scholarship Provider: University of Edinburgh, UK
Scholarship can be taken at: UK

Eligibility: Please note that to be eligible to apply for a Tercentenary International Scholarship;

  • you must be liable for the overseas fee
  • you must be of outstanding merit and research potential
  • the Supervisor with which you wish to study must support your application

Scholarship Open for International Students: International students can apply for these scholarships.

Scholarship Description:

Tercentenary International PhD Scholarships

The Tercentenary International Scholarships Scheme helps outstanding research students from outside the United Kingdom and European Community to study in the School of Chemistry by providing for some of the costs of their training and supervision. The scholarships are offered to overseas applicants starting full-time PhD programmes in the School of Chemistry in 2015-2016, with start dates between 1 September 2015 and 1 June 2016. A minimum of ten scholarships will be available in session 2015-2016. The scholarships, each worth £5,000 pa, will be offered for a period of three years.

Number of award(s): A minimum of ten scholarships will be available in session 2015-2016.

Duration of award(s): Scholarships are offered for a period of three years.

What does it cover? A minimum of ten scholarships will be available in session 2015-2016. The scholarships, each worth £5,000 pa, will be offered for a period of three years.
The awards will be used towards tuition fees or general living costs.
These awards cannot be held concurrently with fully-funded scholarships such as a Dorothy Hodgkins Postgraduate Award, Commonwealth Scholarship or a School Studentship. They can, however, be combined with other partial funding.

Selection criteria: The studentships will be awarded on the basis of academic merit with candidates requiring the equivalent of a first-class honours degree or upper second-class honours degree from a recognised university or institution. Non-native English Language speakers must meet the University entry requirements of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Notification: The School Scholarships Allocation Committee will meet in February 2015 to select the studentship holders. The winners will be announced thereafter.

How to Apply: Applicants should apply online through EUCLID for PhD admission to the University of Edinburgh by 3 February 2015. Applicants must also notify the School of Chemistry by emailing notification of their intention to apply for a Tercentenary International PhD Scholarship, also by 3 February 2015. In this email, applicants should give full details of their EUCLID application, nominate up to four supervisors and include a description of their preferred areas of research. Applicants must also indicate how they will fund the difference between the value of the award and the actual annual cost of studying and living at the University of Edinburgh.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 3 February 2015.

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