PhD Scholarships for International Students from outside the United Kingdom and European Community to study in the School of Chemistry, University of Edinburgh, UK 2013-2014
About Scholarship: In 2013, the School of Chemistry will celebrate the 300th anniversary of the first chair in Chemistry at the University of Edinburgh. As part of these celebrations the School has introduced the Tercentenary International Scholarships Scheme.
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.
Course Level: PhD
Scholarship By: University of Edinburgh
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: Yes
Number of Awards: Ten scholarships will be available in session 2013-2014
Duration: 3 years
Value: £5,000 each pa
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.
Notifications: The School Scholarships Allocation Committee will meet in February 2013 to select the studentship holders. The winners will be announced thereafter.
Apply: Applicants should apply online through EUCLID for PhD admission to the University of Edinburgh by 1 February 2013. Applicants must also notify the School of Chemistry by emailing notification of their intention to apply for a Tercentenary International PhD Scholarship, also by 1 February 2013. 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.
Deadline: Applicants should apply online through EUCLID for PhD admission to the University of Edinburgh by 1 February 2013.
Further Information: http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/student-funding/postgraduate/international/science-engineering/tercent-phd