Edinburgh Global Research Scholarship for The Academic Year 2018-2019 Ph.D Opportunity at the Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge Higher Study at University of Manitoba for International Students (2018) New Zealand Aid Programme(NZAID) Scholarships for International Students PhD in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology,UK(2018) Commonwealth Scholarships for Master’s/ Ph.D in UK (2018) ENS International Selection Scholarships For Masters in France (2018) TWAS Ph.D Fellowships for Developing Country Students/ Researchers (2018) >Level: Ph.D
Host: University of Edinburgh, UK
Research Area/ Subjects(s): Any field of Study Offered at The University
About This Scholarship

This Scholarship is designed to attract high quality overseas research students to the University of Edinburgh. 30 Edinburgh Global Research Scholarships will be awarded for session 2018-2019.The awards are open to overseas students commencing a PhD in any field of study in 2018-2019. The University of Edinburgh will not generally consider candidates who have already obtained a PhD, or formal equivalent, as a result of direct research training. Students already on a PhD programme cannot be considered for these awards. Please also note that if you have applied for consecutive registration where you will start your Masters programme of study in 2018 and your PhD the following year in 2019, that you will not be eligible to apply for an award in 2018. Edinburgh Global Research Scholarships cannot be held concurrently with fully-funded scholarships such as a Commonwealth Scholarship, or a Marshall Scholarship.
Value of The Scholarship: 
  • Each scholarship will cover the difference between the tuition fee for a UK/EU postgraduate student and that chargeable to an overseas postgraduate student.
  • The awards do not cover maintenance expenses.
  •  Subject to satisfactory progress, the awards are tenable for up to three years.

 Eligibility Criteria

  •  Applicants must be liable to pay tuition fees at the rate applicable to overseas students and must have been offered admission to a full-time PhD research programme of study.
Academic merit:
*Applicants must be of outstanding academic merit and research potential.
*Although candidates with an upper second class honours Bachelor’s degree (or the overseas 
  equivalent) can be considered, in order to be competitive you should really have a first class 
  Bachelor’s degree supplemented by an excellent Master’s degree.
*Other factors such as financial status, nationality and the proposed field of study are not taken into 
Application Procedure
  1. In order to apply for this excellent scholarship, first important task for a candidate to apply  for a PhD programme at the University of Edinburgh.
  2. Eligible applicants must complete an online scholarship application by 1 February 2017 for Sept, 2017 in take ( 1 Feb, 2018 for Sept. 2018 in take). For in take Sept. 2018, circular will be published in the University web-page.
  3.  Please note you will not be able to apply for this scholarship through online unless you have applied for admission.

For more details on this award please contact Scholarships and Student Funding Services