Tuesday, 22 March 2016

Imperial College PhD Scholarship scheme

Imperial College London is calling for applications from high performing undergraduate or Master's students with a strong desire to undertake a PhD programme.

PRIZES
The scheme aims to provide up to 50 research students with great potential the opportunity to work within their chosen research field with the support of an excellent supervisor.

Successful candidates will receive the following financial support for up to 3.5 years:
  • Full funding for tuition fees 
  • A stipend of £20,600 per annum to assist with living costs 
  • A consumables fund of £2,000 per annum for the first 3 years of study

DEADLINE
Applicants who apply before 1 April 2016 and are awarded a scholarship will be notified by 27 May 2016.

ELIGIBILITY
Applicants should be confident that they are able to demonstrate outstanding academic performance before applying for this scholarship scheme.

  • Applications are accepted from talented candidates from Imperial College London, the UK and worldwide. There are no restrictions on nationality. 
  • Candidates must be among the highest achievers in their undergraduate cohort, and in receipt of, or due to receive a first class UK degree or equivalent. 
  • Candidates with Master’s qualifications should have achieved a distinction or, where this has yet to have been achieved, be able to provide evidence of high performance that will lead to a distinction. They should also hold a first class UK undergraduate degree or equivalent. 
  • Candidates with degrees from overseas institutions are strongly urged to determine if their scores/grades are equivalent to the relevant eligibility criteria. 
  • Prior to applying candidates must have made contact with a supervisor in an academic department at Imperial College London who has agreed to supervise their research project. Please note that supervisors are limited to supervise one scholar at any time. 
Note: current registered Imperial PhD students are not eligible to be considered for an Imperial College PhD Scholarship. The scheme is only open to new PhD applications.


SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION PAGE
https://www.imperial.ac.uk/study/pg/fees-and-funding/scholarships/icphd/


OTHER KEY DATES
The earliest start date for funded places is 1 August 2016, the latest start date is 1 November 2016.


Source and Photo Credit: Imperial College London