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Cardiff University Studentship in Mathematics PhD degree programme

April 27, 2016 Leave a comment
Cardiff-C15---Environment-2Cardiff University is pleased to offer Studentship in Mathematics to undertake PhD degree programme. Studentship is awarded to students of any nationality.

The overarching aim of establishing the Cardiff University was to transform the public higher education to improve quality and efficiency of teaching and learning, creating a world-class higher learning institution.

Cardiff is established as one of Britain’s leading universities. Its ambition is to be among the top 100 universities in the world and top 20 in the UK.

Applicants should have, or expect to obtain, a minimum of an upper second-class honours degree (2:1) or European equivalent and a Masters in Chemistry, Biochemistry or a related discipline. Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate proficiency in the English language (IELTS 6.5 or equivalent).

Course Level: Studentship is awarded to undertake PhD degree programme.

Study Subject: Studentship is awarded in Mathematics: Homogenisation for degenerate nonlinear Partial Differential Equations

Scholarship Award: This studentship consists of full UK/EU tuition fees, as well as a Doctoral Stipend matching UK Research Council National Minimum (£14,057 p.a. for 2015/16, updated each year). One studentship is available.

Scholarship can be taken at: UK

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for this studentship:
-Academic criteria: Applicants for a studentship must have obtained, or be about to obtain, a Master Degree or MMath in Mathematics. A strong background in analysis is also required.
-Residency: This studentship is open to students of any nationality. Students classified as international for fee purposes have to self-fund the difference between home and international fees.

Nationality: Applicants of all nationalities are eligible to apply for this studentship programme.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants for a studentship must have obtained, or be about to obtain, a Master Degree or MMath in Mathematics. A strong background in analysis is also required.

English language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate proficiency in the English language (IELTS 6.5 or equivalent).

PhD Scholarships

Supporting Material: Applicants have to submit the following documents. Required documents are:
-Applicants should submit a CV & Covering Letter
-Academic References
-Academic Transcripts – where applicable, academic transcripts must be submitted with the online admissions application by the funding deadline.

How to Apply: Consideration is automatic on applying for PhD in Mathematics, with a start date of October 2016 via Cardiff University’s Online Application Service. In the research proposal section of application, please specify the project title and supervisors of this project and copy the project description in the text box provided. In the funding section, please select “I will be applying for a scholarship / grant” and specify that applicants are applying for advertised funding from School Funding.

Application Form

Application Deadline: The deadline for applications is 6 May 2016.

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Cambridge International Scholarship Scheme (CISS) in UK, 2016-2017

October 28, 2015 Leave a comment

The University of Cambridge, via the Cambridge Trusts offers approximately 80 international scholarships for overseas students who will be registered for a three year research programme, leading to the PhD (including CPGS), that starts in the next academical year. Scholarships are awarded to cover the full cost of fees and maintenance for the duration of the course, i.e. three years. The awards will be made on a competitive basis to those applicants considered by their departments to be the most outstanding.

Study Subject(s): Scholarships are awarded in all available research courses at the University of Cambridge.
Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue research programme leading to the PhD (including CPGS) at the University of Cambridge.
Scholarship Provider: The University of Cambridge, via the Cambridge Trusts
Scholarship can be taken at: UK

Eligibility: Eligible to receive a Cambridge International Scholarship students must:
-be liable to pay the Overseas University Composition Fee (i.e. be assessed as ‘Overseas’ for Fee Status purposes).
-be engaged in a three year research programme leading to the PhD (i.e. will be registered as PhD, “Probationary PhD” or “CPGS”) starting in the next academical year.
-be engaged in full-time study.
-have a high upper-second-class undergraduate honours degree from a UK Higher Education Institution, or an equivalent from an Overseas Institution.
Please note: all students applying for a course of one year duration or less (including LLM, MSt, MBA, MED, Part III Mathematics, MPhil) in the next academical year are not eligible for a CISS award in the next academical year.

Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: International students are eligible for these scholarships.

Scholarship Description: The University of Cambridge will offer, via the Cambridge Trusts, approximately 80 Cambridge International Scholarships to Overseas Students who embark on a research course in the next academical year. The awards will be made on a competitive basis to those applicants considered by their departments to be the most outstanding.

Number of award(s): The University of Cambridge will offer via the Cambridge Trusts, approximately 80 Cambridge International Scholarships.

Duration of award(s): The length of the scholarship is for the tenure of the PhD, whether three or four years (as determined by the length of the PhD).

What does it cover? In the case of some selected candidates, the Trust will subsequently identify partner organizations willing to provide part of the cost of the scholarships, but the Trust will meet the balance, and where necessary the whole costs, of these awards. The scholarship will pay the University composition fee and an annual living allowance for a single person.

Selection Criteria: Scholars are chosen by a selection panel including representatives from each of the six academic Schools within the University. The only factors taken into consideration are academic ability and research potential, examination results, and references. The financial situation of applicants does not affect the selection of scholars.

Notification: In March, all the nominated candidates with a conditional offer of admission will be considered by a selection committee comprising academic members of the Student Registry. The committee will draw up a list of candidates who will be made an offer of a CISS award immediately. A reserve list of candidates will also be drawn up who may receive a CISS award should any become available. These candidates will receive a confirmatory email. Several hundred partially funded awards will also be made by the Cambridge Trusts to candidates unsuccessful in obtaining a full cost CISS award.

How to Apply: In order to be eligible for a CISS award commencing in the next academical year, you must have applied for admission/continuation as a graduate student to the University of Cambridge either online (admission students only) or via the Graduate Admission and Scholarship Application Form (GRADSAF). It is important that you send in your supporting documentation as soon as possible after you have applied for admission online, because your application will not be looked at until this is received. The closing date for this funding is firm – no late applications can be considered.

Scholarship Application Deadline: Applications should be submitted by 2 December 2015.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application