Imperial College offers PhD scholarship scheme for international students. Applications are accepted from talented candidates from Imperial College London, the UK and worldwide. There are no restrictions on nationality. Candidates with Master’s qualifications should have achieved a distinction, or be able to provide evidence of high performance. They should also hold a first class UK undergraduate degree or equivalent.
About Scholarship: The Imperial College PhD Scholarship Scheme offers an outstanding opportunity for potential PhD students. If you are a high performing undergraduate or Master’s student, and have a strong desire to undertake a PhD programme at a world class research institution, you could be selected to receive full tuition fees and a generous stipend for a PhD place at Imperial College London. 50 places are currently available. The Scheme aims to provide research students with great potential the opportunity to work within their chosen research field with the support of an excellent supervisor.
Study: Courses offered by the Imperial College
Course Level: PhD degree
Scholarship by: Imperial College, UK
Eligibility: -Applications are accepted from talented candidates from Imperial College London, the UK and worldwide. There are no restrictions on nationality.
-Candidates must be among the highest achievers in their undergraduate cohort, and in receipt of, or due to receive a first class UK degree or equivalent.
-Candidates with Master’s qualifications should have achieved a distinction, or be able to provide evidence of high performance. They should also hold a first class UK undergraduate degree or equivalent.
-Candidates with degrees from overseas institutions are strongly urged to determine if their scores/grades are equivalent to the relevant eligibility criteria.
-Prior to applying candidates must have made contact with a supervisor in an academic department at Imperial College London who has agreed to supervise their research project. Please note that supervisors are only permitted to supervise one scholar at any time.
-Please note: current registered Imperial PhD students are not eligible to be considered for an Imperial College PhD Scholarship. The scheme is only open to new applications.
Scholarship Open for: International students can apply for these scholarships.
Duration: Scholarships are offered for up to 3.5 years.
Value: -Successful candidates will receive funding for fees and a stipend of £20k per annum for up to 3.5 years.
-Scholars will have access to a programme of career development and cohort activities delivered by a combination of their host department and the Graduate School.
-Support will be available to allow a high degree of interaction with other researchers (at other HEIs in the UK and abroad) and research users. This will provide valuable opportunities for networking and collaboration.
Selection Criteria: Scholarships will be awarded to the candidates who show the most potential.
Apply: The Scheme is now open for applications.
-Applicant can submit your application through our online admissions system. You must ensure that you select “Research” when making the application online, and “Imperial College PhD Scholarship” and corresponding Department when selecting your Programme.
-When prompted for a personal statement you must ensure that it consists of approx. 1000 words and outlines your academic and research achievements to date, explaining in brief your planned research project.
-Applicant must attach a scanned copy of the Candidate Endorsement Form [Word docx] signed by your supervisor and host department.
Deadline: 1 July 2013
Further Information: http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/studentfinance/prospectivepgstudents/scholarships/phdscholarshipscheme