President’s Doctoral Scholar Awards for International Students in UK, 2014

The University of Manchester’s is offering 40 President’s Doctoral Scholar Awards (PDS Awards) for international students. The awards are open to all nationalities and research areas for seeking PhD training opportunities starting from September/October 2014. Applicants must have obtained (or expect to obtain) a minimum first-class honours degree (or equivalent) and ideally hold a masters-level qualification at merit or distinction (or equivalent). Application should be submitted till 2nd December 2013.. The University of Manchester’s President’s Doctoral Scholar Awards (PDS Awards) are open to all nationalities and research areas. Within the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences, PDS Award funding will be allocated to our most outstanding applicants seeking PhD training opportunities starting from September/October 2014. We aim to award at least 40 scholarships as part of our 2014 PhD recruitment round, which may include a number of collaborating schemes such as: 2014 Faculty PhD Studentships (also called Dean’s award), BBSRC Doctoral Training Partnership Awards, EPSRC Doctoral Training Awards and Alumni ‘Research Impact’ Studentships..  The awards are available for pursuing doctoral degree level at The University of Manchester in UK.
The research areas of this scholarship are: Not provided
Who can apply to this scholarship? Applicants must have obtained (or expect to obtain) a minimum first
· class honours degree (or equivalent), and ideally hold a Masters
· level qualification at merit or distinction (or equivalent). They should also have a track
· record of engaging with research. This may include contributions to publications/articles, promoting their research to a wider audience, prizes/accolades for previous research work, setting up research collaborations with other groups etc.
Benefits of the scholarship:  The PDS Awards status will entitle successful candidates to a further £1,000 enhancement to their funded stipend/living allowance. They will also have the opportunity to: -Be invited to attend a series of exclusive events where you will have the opportunity to meet the University of Manchester President and Vice Chancellor, interact closely with our academic community and network with other PDS Awards students. -Benefit from international research leadership under distinguished scholars. -Become a PDS Awards ambassador for the University. -Receive a President’s Doctoral Scholar medal at graduation. -Benefit from our extensive transferable skills training for PhD researchers.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: Not Known
Number of scholarships:  40 Awards will be offered.

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