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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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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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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