An RTPi scholarship will cover your tuition fees and your Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC), and provide a stipend (living allowance), but will not pay for travel expenses. A thesis allowance is funded to cover the cost of printing and binding the thesis.
More information on the Research Training Program can be found here.
University President’s Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic merit.
A UPS will cover tuition fees and Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC). The living allowance must be provided by the University of South Australia centre, school, division where an applicant has applied. The minimum rate is the RTP Stipend base rate. In some cases, the living allowance may be provided by a sponsor or external funding provider.
The benefits and conditions are based on those applicable to the RTPi scholarship; however, they may be amended depending on the source of the living allowance; any offer made will detail the benefits and conditions that apply.
Travel expenses are not covered by the scholarship.
Benefits and conditions
The UPS scholarship benefits and conditions will be sent with an offer of scholarship and you should read them carefully prior to signing an acceptance form. These Scholarship Benefits and Conditions – International Research Degree Students (PDF file, 375 kb) apply to all people who accept offers from the University of South Australia for the RTP International scholarship or UniSA President’s scholarship.
You must have a University of South Australia supervisorwilling to nominate you for consideration and outstanding academic records, and be a citizen of an overseas country eligible for entry to Australia for the time required to complete the research degree. UPS are nearly always given to doctorate by research candidates but can be given to masters by research candidates in some cases. These scholarships can only be taken at this university.
In 2018 LSE will be offering around 100 major studentships to new PhD students in the form of LSE PhD Studentships and LSE ESRC DTP Studentships.
LSE PhD Studentships are tenable for four years and cover full fees and an annual stipend of £18,000. They are available for UK, EU and international students undertaking research in any LSE discipline, with annual renewal subject to satisfactory academic performance.
These awards will be made solely on the basis of outstanding academic merit and research potential. This relates both to your past academic record and to an assessment of your likely aptitude to complete a PhD in your chosen topic in the time allocated.
The studentships include a requirement that scholars contribute to their department as part of their research training, in the form of teaching or other work, usually from year two onwards.
How to apply
Academic departments nominate students for consideration by a School panel for all PhD funding opportunities they may be eligible for. There is no separate application for any of these studentships.
For admission to our program in 2018, applications will be accepted from 15 September to 1 December 2017 and from 1 February to 1 April 2018.
Application deadline (scholarships available): 1 December 2017.
Late application deadline (limited number of scholarships available): 1 April 2018.
BMS PhD Application Guidelines – for all you need to know about applying to the BMS
First download our BMS PhD Application Guidelines and read them thoroughly before beginning the online application process. You will find the answers to your questions in there, or in our FAQs, or here on our website.
Students entering Phase I of the BMS are expected to have a bachelor degree, or equivalent. (Thus, in particular, Berlin mathematics students in their “Hauptstudium” can apply for membership in BMS. For students who are further advanced, part of the Phase I course requirements may be waived.)
For entering Phase II, students are expected to have a master degree, or to pass the BMS Qualifying Exams. (In particular, they thus satisfy the regular admission requirements of the Berlin universities’ PhD programs.)
For more information about our requirements, please read our FAQs.
PhD Studentship: Inertial sensors and lattices for Quantum Technology
A 3.5 year PhD position is available in in the Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics Group with Prof. Barry Garraway in the Department of Physics & Astronomy at the University of Sussex.
The position consists of current fees and a yearly stipend of £14296 which can be supplemented by tutoring. The position also includes an annual travel allowance. You should have a physics, electrical engineering or related degree.
The physics of ultra-cold atoms provides fantastic opportunities for the development of new ideas with applications such as new and more precise sensors in quantum technology. This theory project is expected to co-operate with experimental work: the PhD student will take a leading role in the development of techniques for the control of ultra-cold atoms. The work aims to make theoretical studies of quantum systems in topologies such as atoms in elongated traps, rings, lattices, shells and toroids. The work may have applications to interferometry, rotation sensing, accelerometers and quantum information processing.
The project will build on recent proposals to make microwave loop traps  and lattices  for ultra-cold atoms that may be used for model condensed matter simulations and quantum information processing on a grid. For a recent review of related work see . The project is mostly theoretical, but there may be an opportunity for experimental work, too. The project will be connected to work in the UK Quantum Technology hub in sensors and metrology as the work in this project is highly relevant, as underpinning science, to the development of quantum technologies.
The University of Sussex is located a short distance from the city of Brighton and Hove. It is a vibrant seaside location, boasting beautiful views and a huge range of activities and attractions. The city has great transport links, and the area is surrounded by unique villages and the South Downs National Park.
Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic excellence and research potential to local and international candidates undertaking a research doctoral degree.
The Vice-Chancellor’s PhD Scholarships (VCPS) are funded by RMIT University.
Value and duration
The VCPS provides the following benefits to recipients:
a stipend of $42,384.50 per annum pro rata (full-time study) which represents a generous RMIT top up of approximately $15,000 above the RTP rate
a research support allowance of $5,000 per annum to support research activities
a HDR publication award of $10,000 (payable on thesis submission). Candidates must submit their thesis within three and a half years (or equivalent part-time) to be eligible for award
a relocation allowance for the cost of relocating in order to take up their postgraduate research program, up to $515 per adult and $255 per child to a maximum of $1,540
paid sick, maternity and parenting leave (within the limits of the Scholarship Terms and Conditions).
If you are a local candidate, you will also receive a government-funded Research Training Program (RTP) place or equivalent. An RTP place is supported with a HECS exemption for the standard duration of the course. Applicants successful in receiving an RTP place are not required to pay tuition fees for the maximum duration of their candidature.
The University of Sussex Experimental Particle Physics group plays a critically important role in a number of experiments at the frontiers of our knowledge of particle physics, with main involvement in: the ATLAS experiment and its upgrades at the CERN Large Hadron Collider, the SNO+ neutrinoless double beta decay experiment at SNOLAB (Canada), the NOvA and DUNE neutrino oscillation experiments at Fermilab (USA), and the Neutron EDM experiment at PSI (Switzerland).
We are presently offering several fully funded studentships on these experiments available to UK and EU nationals for a September 2017 start. Funded studentships cover a tax free bursary (£14,553 per annum in 2017/18) and home/EU fees for 3.5 years. Additional financial support is provided to cover short-term and long-term travel. Interviews of shortlisted candidates will be held in February and March. There are also funding opportunities for non-EU students to work on projects in our group through a China Scholarship Council/Sussex joint scholarship (open to Chinese nationals) and the Sussex Chancellor’s International Research Scholarship (open to any nationality).
Type of award
£14553 (2017-18) per annum tax-free bursary and waiver of fees each year for 3.5 years. Full-time study
You should have a physics or related degree, or be due to graduate before September 2018.
At least five studentships will be available in 2018/19 to applicants who can clearly demonstrate academic excellence in any area relevant to the strategic interests the School of Economics.
There are three main schemes under which you can apply for scholarships (see below). All three have identical academic requirements – a strong research proposal in any of the School’s fields of concentration and good performance on a relevant Masters degree or equivalent. The main difference between these schemes is in the deadlines for application, but competition will be fierce and you are advised to apply as early as possible.
Admission to the CERGE-EI PhD program is highly selective. The program seeks to admit students who demonstrate a high level of academic ability, and exhibit the motivation to develop into top quality researchers. The admission committee carefully evaluates each applicant’s academic credentials as evidenced especially by prior courses taken, grades earned, academic references, and the rigor of the institutions attended.
The application deadline is the 30 of April (23:59 Central European Summer Time) of each year. There is no application fee.
Who Can Apply
Any individual from any country is welcome to submit an application.
CERGE-EI does not discriminate on the basis of nationality, race, gender, or religion.
There is no application fee.
Strong background in mathematics is an advantage.
Sufficient proficiency in English to read, write and fully understand PhD-level study material is necessary.
Previous education in economics is welcomed, but not required.
A Master’s degree or equivalent that can be recognized in the Czech Republic (or the expectation of completing a Master’s degree by June of the year for which you are applying). Strong students with a Bachelor’s Degree may also apply directly to the PhD program. However, for legal reasons they cannot take full advantage of PhD student status. For details, please contact us.
How to Apply
All application materials, including letters of reccomendation, must be submitted through our online application form or delivered in paper form, by the deadline of April 30 (23:59 Central European Summer Time).
The Research Training Program (RTP) stipends are provided to support the general living costs of both domestic and overseas students undertaking Research Doctorate degrees.
A limited number of scholarships are available to domestic and overseas students who wish to continue their education through a Higher Degree Research (HDR) PhD program.
The RTP scholarship is awarded through a competitive application processes. Bond University HDR Scholarships Committee meets biannually to award fee waivers and living stipends based on a merit based selection process
Students cannot apply if they are receiving an equivalent award or scholarship from the Commonwealth designed to offset HDR fees.
The scholarship application process is open to domestic and overseas HDR students who are studying, or intend on studying, a PhD Doctorate by Research at Bond University.