Study Subject(s):Courses offered by the university.
Course Level:This scholarship is available for pursuing PhD degree.
Scholarship Provider:University of Edinburgh
Scholarship can be taken at:UK
Eligibility:The awards are open to UK, EU and overseas students applying to study for a research degree in 2013-2014. Applicants must have already applied for admission to a full-time PhD research programme of study at the University. They must be of outstanding academic merit and research potential. Candidates must have, or expect to obtain, a UK first class or 2:1 honours degree at undergraduate level or the international equivalent. Other factors such as financial status, nationality and the proposed field of study are not taken into account. Candidates are required to have good English Language skills with scholarship applicants normally requiring a minimum IELTS of 7.0.
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries:UK, EU and overseas students can apply for the scholarship.
Scholarship Description:In order to attract the best and brightest PhD students, the University seeks to offer not only unparalleled research facilities and superb supervision, but also to provide development opportunities which will support our research students as they progress beyond their PhD, through an innovative programme of integrated research, training and career development. This exciting new scholarship scheme provides a valuable opportunity for postgraduate research students to undertake a package of training and development which will help them to develop the necessary skills required to meet their career choices and offer them a breadth of development opportunities in areas such as teaching, public engagement, entrepreneurship, and research. Scholars will usually focus on one career development area.
Number of award(s):The university will offer 50 PhD scholarships.
Duration of award:The scholarships are awarded for three years.
What does it cover?Each scholarship covers the UK/EU rate of tuition fee as well as a stipend of £14,000. Subject to satisfactory progress
Selection Criteria:The University will use the information you provide on your scholarship application form together with the information contained in the supporting documentation (two references and academic transcript) which you submitted as part of your application for admission to administer and assess your scholarship application and to select successful applicants.
Notification:The winners of the scholarship will be announced in April 2013.
How to Apply:The mode of applying is online.
Scholarship Application Deadline:Do submit your applications till 1 February 2013.
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