PhD Studentship in Characterization of Pile Driving Induced Ground Motions at University of Nottingham

A new PhD Studentship is open for the deserving candidates who want to pursue a PhD degree. The programme is organized by the University of Nottingham.

The position is only available for UK/EU candidates. This project aims to validate a Finite Element code based on ground vibration monitoring data from full-scale and reduced-scale pile driving tests

The university will provide a stipend of £15,009 p.a. tax-free for 2019-20 awarded to the suitable candidate. See below for full eligibility details and information on how to apply.

Eligibility

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

Applicants should have, or expect to obtain, a 1st class or 2.1 honours degree (or international equivalent) in Civil Engineering, Materials Science, Physics or a related subject. A relevant Master degree in these areas would be advantageous.

If English is not your first language, you must provide evidence that you meet the University’s minimum English Language requirements.

How to Apply

Informal contact can be sent to Dr Athina Grizi (a.gkrizi@nottingham.ac.uk) before submitting an online application. Please send a cover letter and a copy of your CV with your up to date relevant experience.

The online application can be made via http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/pgstudy/how-to-apply/how-to-apply.aspx. Please quote the studentship reference and Dr Athina Grizi.

When applying for this studentship, please include the reference number (beginning ENG) within the personal statement section of the application. This will help in ensuring your application is sent directly to the academic advertising the studentship.

Closing Date: Sunday, 6th October 2019

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PhD Scholarship in Financial Technology at University of Edinburgh Business School, 2020

The University of Edinburgh Business School is offering the PhD Scholarship in Financial Technology for the international students who want to accomplish a PhD degree in 2020.

This project will develop a methodology to incorporate a new type of digital data financial transactions into credit risk and affordability models.

The studentship will provide a full tuition fee and a stipend of £20,000 awarded annually over a four-year period. See below for full eligibility details and information on how to apply.

Eligibility

Applicants must meet the following entry requirements for the PhD in Financial Technology.

  • Normally requires a minimum qualification (or expected qualification if you are a current Master’s student) of above-average academic achievement, quantified as 70% or above overall at the master’s level. For this project, you will require a distinction-level dissertation (or UK equivalent) in statistics, informatics, or econometrics.
  • Students with significant finance and tech industry experience, or with relevant professional qualifications and a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in the programmes stated above will be given due consideration on a case-by-case basis.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying for this project, please email phd@business-school.ed.ac.uk to discuss it further.

Application Deadline: October 28, 2019

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School of Social Sciences Postgraduate Research Scholarships in UK, 2020

Thinking about to complete your postgraduate research degree in the UK, Good News! The School of Social Sciences at the University of Manchester is inviting all deserving aspirants for the Postgraduate Research Scholarships.

This programme is open to supporting students from all around who are undertaking postgraduate degree course at the university. During the research, candidates will be able to develop research skills in Criminology, Economics, Law, Philosophy, Politics, Social Anthropology, Social Statistics, and Sociology.

Successful candidates will get tuition fees, maintenance cost plus £19,500 per annum for three years. Additional funding of up to £1,500 per year. Please read carefully about the eligibility criteria for this award before applying for the funding opportunity.

Eligibility

To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following criteria:

  • Applicants must hold an offer of study at the University of Manchester before applying for this funding.
  • Applicants may be of any nationality or residency status.
  • Students who have already started their PhD are not eligible.
  • Priority is given to candidates with proposed/planned placement or overseas institutional visit.

How to Apply

In order to apply for this bursary, then you are required to take admission in a postgraduate research degree course at university. After being enrolled, they must submit your application through the online portal.

Applicants must have submitted a complete programme application by March 29, 2020.

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University of Northampton International Scholarship in UK, 2020

All international students are invited to apply for the International Scholarship offered by the University of Northampton. It provides merit-based financial support for needy candidates.

This award is open for international candidates for undertaking an undergraduate and postgraduate degree program at the UON.

The university will provide a 30% tuition fee reduction for the duration of the course. Please read carefully about the eligibility criteria for this award before applying for the funding opportunity.

Eligibility

To be considered for this bursary, applicants must meet all the given requirements:

  • An applicant must be registered as a full-time candidate
  • International candidates from outside the EU are eligible to join
  • Applicants must have a high school certificate for an undergraduate degree and for a postgraduate degree; they must undergraduate degree for applying this award.

How to Apply

There is no formal application for the grant. Candidates only need to take admission in an undergraduate or postgraduate degree program at the university. If they are successful, they will be informed of their grant in their offer letter.

Note: All participants will be considered for the award on the basis of academic achievement.

Application Deadline: October 10, 2019

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Regional High Achievers Scholarship at University of Derby, 2020

The University of Derby is inviting the high achieving candidates to apply for the Regional High Achievers Scholarship for the 2020/21.

The purpose of the programme is to attract students from Thailand, Malaysia, Hong Kong Indonesia, India, Pakistan, and others for pursuing their undergraduate or postgraduate studies in the UK.

Successful candidates will get an amount of £3,000 given by the university during their studies. See below for full eligibility details and information on how to apply.

Eligibility

To be eligible for this grant, applicants must have a high school certificate for an undergraduate degree and for a postgraduate degree, they must undergraduate degree for applying this award.

Students from SE Asia (Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia), China (including Hong Kong), South Asia (India, Pakistan) and Africa

How to Apply

The applicants are suggested to take admission in an undergraduate or postgraduate degree program at the university. After that, they will be automatically considered for the grant, no formal application is required.

Application Deadline: January 12, 2020, for January 2020 entry

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Fully Funded KESS II MRES Scholarship in Biosciences

Enhance the practical and theoretical knowledge in the field of Biosciences by applying this Fully Funded KESS II MRES Scholarship at Swansea University.

The educational award is available for  UK/EU students who want to pursue a PhD degree course at the university for the academic year 2019/20. This study will make use of a recently developed Smartphone app (barrier tracker).

The bursary covers the full tuition fees and £1,000 bench fee, plus a stipend. For more information, interested apprentices can read the details given below.

Eligibility

Candidates should have a 2.1 or above in their undergraduate degree in Bioscience or a related subject. They should also be eligible for UK/EU fees (see http://www.ukcisa.org.uk/Information–Advice/Fees-and-Money/Wales-fee-status for more information).

We would normally expect the academic and English Language requirements to be met by point of application. For details on the University’s English Language entry requirements, please visit – http://www.swansea.ac.uk/admissions/englishlanguagerequirements/

How to Apply

Applicants are strongly advised to contact Professor Carlos Garcia de Leaniz (c.garciadeleaniz@swansea.ac.uk) or Mr Paul Howes (CSAR Manager- p.n.howes@swansea.ac.uk) regarding the information on the area of research:

Complete the KESS II EAST Participant Proposal Form Swansea 2019-20 and complete the KESS II Supplementary Form

You will also need to provide copies of the following documentation: Degree certificates, References, CV, English language certificate (if required). All supporting documentation as detailed in Section C of the KESS II Participant Proposal Form

The deadline for applications is November 15, 2019.

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Allan & Nesta Ferguson Postgraduate PhD Final Year Scholarship in the UK

The University of Strathclyde is offering the Allan & Nesta Ferguson Postgraduate PhD Final Year Scholarship for the best and brightest applicants.

This funding opportunity is open to international students seeking to pursue postgraduate research or PhD at the university for the academic year 2020/21

The university will provide the award amount of £4,000 to successful candidates. See below for full eligibility details and information on how to apply.

Eligibility

To be eligible for this grant, you must meet the following requirements:

  • PhD student in the final year of study who has not previously received a grant from the trust.
  • The Trust awards grants to postgraduate PhD students, whether from overseas or from the UK, to help meet tuition costs, but only in respect of the last year of their course.
  • Students must be studying at a university in the UK.

How to Apply

In order to apply, you need to take part in a PhD degree course at the university. Thereafter, they will automatically consider for this award. No application form is required.

Application Deadline: December 31, 2019

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Fully Funded Scholarship KESS II MSc by Research in Materials/Chemical Engineering

A new Fully Funded Scholarship KESS II MSc by Research in Materials/Chemical Engineering is available for UK/EU students at Swansea University. This programme is funded by the Welsh Government’s European Social Fund (ESF).

During this research, the student will have the opportunity to gain a range of skill sets including nanomaterial synthesis, chemical analysis from other collaborators.

Successful scholars will receive the full tuition fees, plus a stipend of £11,702 p.a. Check out valuable information about this bursary which is mentioned below.

Eligibility

Candidates should have a 2.1 or above in their undergraduate degree in Materials Engineering/Chemistry/Chemical Engineering/Nanotechnology or a related subject. They should also be eligible for UK/EU fees (see http://www.ukcisa.org.uk/Information–Advice/Fees-and-Money/Wales-fee-status for more information).

We would normally expect the academic and English Language requirements to be met by point of application. For details on the University’s English Language entry requirements, please visit – http://www.swansea.ac.uk/admissions/englishlanguagerequirements/

For more information on eligibility criteria please refer to section C of the KESS II Participant Proposal Form.

How to Apply

In order to apply for the grant, applicants need to take admission in MSc degree programme at the university. Then they can complete the KESS II Participant Proposal Form 2019-20 and complete the KESS II Supplementary Form. You will also need to provide copies of the following documentation: You will also need to provide copies of the following documentation: Degree certificates, References, CV, English language certificate (if required) and all supporting documentation as detailed in Section C on the KESS East Participant Proposal Form.

The deadline for applications is November 15, 2019.

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BBSRC Case Award PhD in Epidemiology/Health Research, 2020

Newcastle University is offering an exciting opportunity to apply for the BBSRC Case Award PhD in Epidemiology/Health Research within the period of 2020.

The programme is open to supporting the UK/EU students who want to pursue a four-year PhD degree course in February 2020. During this project, candidates will be able to develop research skills in epidemiology, biostatistics or applied quantitative health research.

The university covers full tuition fee plus a monthly stipend for four years (£15,009 in year Additional funding for research costs, conferences and exchange with an industry partner, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK).

Eligibility

To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following criteria:

You must have a first or upper-second-class Honours degree in a relevant subject, and a further qualification (MRes or MSc) in epidemiology, medical statistics, public health, or a related subject, at Merit/Distinction level.

Experience in applying quantitative and epidemiological skills, and use of statistical software) would be desirable. Enthusiasm and motivation to learn more about epidemiological research are required.

Available only to UK/EU are eligible to apply. The candidate is settled in the UK i.e. is ordinarily resident in the UK without being subject under the immigration laws to any restriction on the period for which they may stay in the UK;

  • The candidate has been ordinarily resident in the UK and Islands for three years immediately prior to the date of start of their course;
  • No part of the period of residence in (ii) was wholly or mainly for the purpose of receiving full-time education.
  • If English is not your first language, an overall IELTS score of 6.5 with no component lower than 5.5, or equivalent, will be required.

How to Apply

You must apply through the University’s online postgraduate application system. To do this a please create a new account.

Only mandatory fields need to be completed. However, you will need to include the following information:

  • insert the programme code 8300F in the programme of study section
  • select ‘PhD in the Faculty of Medical Sciences (full time) – Health Sciences
  • insert the studentship code HS040 in the studentship/partnership reference field
  • attach a covering letter and CV no more than two pages for each. The covering letter must state the title of the studentship, quote the studentship reference code HS040 and state how your interests and experience relate to the project
  • attach degree transcripts and certificates and, if English is not your first language, a copy of your English language qualifications.

Application Deadline: October 20, 2019

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Liverpool Scholarship at Edge Hill University 2020

Interested in applying for funding? Here is a great opportunity for you. Edge Hill University is providing Liverpool Scholarship for outstanding candidates.

The programme is open to UK students only who want to study an undergraduate degree course at the university for the academic year 2019/2020.

To support the undergraduate study, the scholarship will provide the award amount of Up to £3,000 to the winning candidates. See below for full eligibility details and information on how to apply.

Eligibility                                                             

To be eligible for a Liverpool Scholarship in academic year 2020/21, you must:

Attain the highest UCAS Tariff score among prospective students domiciled in the City of Liverpool applying in the current application cycle. This must be achieved in one sitting and, for entry in 2020, awarded from 1st September 2017 onwards;

Be domiciled in the City of Liverpool at the point of application, within postcode areas L1-L20 or L24-L28, and have been a permanent resident in the Liverpool City Council area for a minimum of 12 months;

Submit your UCAS application to a full-time undergraduate degree (BA/BSc/LLB), full-time integrated Masters degree (MComp/MNSW/MSci) or full-time foundation degree (FdA/FdSc) no later than 15th January 2020 and accept the offer of a place at Edge Hill University.

How to Apply

There is no application process for the Liverpool Scholarship. Prospective students will be automatically assessed against the eligibility criteria outlined above. Successful candidates can expect to be contacted by letter in late 2020.

The applications deadline for this award is January 15, 2020.

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