International PhD Scholarships at University of Edinburgh in UK, 2015-2016

University of Edinburgh is inviting applications for international PhD scholarships. A minimum of ten scholarships will be available in session 2015-2016. The scholarships, each worth £5,000 pa, will be offered for a period of three years. The studentships will be awarded on the basis of academic merit with candidates requiring the equivalent of a first-class honours degree or upper second-class honours degree from a recognized university or institution. Non-native English Language speakers must meet the University entry requirements of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent. The application deadline is 3 February 2015.. Tercentenary International PhD ScholarshipsThe Tercentenary International Scholarships Scheme helps outstanding research students from outside the United Kingdom and European Community to study in the School of Chemistry by providing for some of the costs of their training and supervision. The scholarships are offered to overseas applicants starting full-time PhD programmes in the School of Chemistry in 2015-2016, with start dates between 1 September 2015 and 1 June 2016. A minimum of ten scholarships will be available in session 2015-2016. The scholarships, each worth £5,000 pa, will be offered for a period of three years.. Scholarships are available for pursuing masters degree level at University of Edinburgh.
The research areas of this scholarship are: Not provided
Who can apply to this scholarship? Please note that to be eligible to apply for a Tercentenary International Scholarship;
· you must be liable for the overseas fee
· you must be of outstanding merit and research potential
· the Supervisor with which you wish to study must support your application
Benefits of the scholarship: A minimum of ten scholarships will be available in session 2015-2016. The scholarships, each worth £5,000 pa, will be offered for a period of three years. The awards will be used towards tuition fees or general living costs. These awards cannot be held concurrently with fully-funded scholarships such as a Dorothy Hodgkins Postgraduate Award, Commonwealth Scholarship or a School Studentship. They can, however, be combined with other partial funding.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: Scholarships are offered for a period of three years.
Number of scholarships: A minimum of ten scholarships will be available in session 2015-2016.

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