PhD Studentships in Experimental Particle Physics, University of Sussex, UK

University of Sussex, UKThe 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
Postgraduate Research

Award amount
£14553 (2017-18) per annum tax-free bursary and waiver of fees each year for 3.5 years. Full-time study

Eligibility
You should have a physics or related degree, or be due to graduate before September 2018.

Further details on our entry requirements can be found at http://www.sussex.ac.uk/study/phd/degrees/mathematical-and-physical-sciences/physics-phd

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LLM in Energy and Natural Resources Law Scholarships, Queen Mary University of London, UK

Norton Rose Fulbright LLP and the Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS) are pleased to offer a full tuition fee only scholarship (one) for the September 2018 intake for students wishing to follow the LLM in Energy and Natural Resources Law Programme.

Who is eligible to apply for this scholarship?
Students holding an offer for the LLM in Energy and Natural Resources Law programme (either conditional or unconditional, home/EU or overseas) for full-time study may apply for this scholarship online- see details on how to apply below.

Closing Dates and Important Notes
You MUST apply for the LLM in Energy and Natural Resources Law in London before applying for a scholarship – your application ID number is a requirement.

You must have applied for this programme by 4 June 2018 to then be eligible to apply for this scholarship.

The online form must be completed and submitted with relevant documentation (detailed below) no later than 23:59h BST on 2 July 2018.

Any student who has applied for the LLM Programme by 4 June 2018 and has not received an LLM offer of study by 25 June 2018 should contact llmscholarships@qmul.ac.uk (not the admissions team) and quote the date of application and their application number in order for us to look into this.

What does this scholarship cover? How are they paid?
For the successful candidates, his/her tuition fees payable to Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) – the equivalent of £14,250 for a Home/EU student or £20,700 for a non-Home/EU student – will be covered entirely by the scholarship in the form of a fee waiver. Please note the scholarship does not cover any additional living costs or flights etc.

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PhD Studentship in Space Instrumentation (MicroADS Mission), University of Sussex, UK

University of Sussex, UKApplications are invited for a prestigious fully-funded 3 year PhD studentship in Space Instrumentation at the University of Sussex. The successful applicant will join the MicroADS mission team in the Space Research Group. MicroADS is a novel satellite attitude determination system which offers star-tracker levels of performance in a much smaller instrument. It is anticipated that MicroADS will be flown on a LEO demonstrator mission in c.2021.

Type of award
Postgraduate Research

About the PhD Studentship
You will work on developing the MicroADS instrument hardware and on board instrument software, with the exact split between these activities determined by your aptitude and the instrument’s needs. Your work will include development and characterisation of the instrument optics, electronics, and interfaces with spacecraft systems. The PhD requires a strong practical/experimental background in physics and/or spacecraft engineering.

About the Space Research Group
The Space Research Group conducts fundamental and applied work in a variety of areas related to space science, spacecraft engineering, and high performance hardware for terrestrial environments. The group is particularly well known for its world-leading contributions in: X-ray spectrometers for astronomy and planetary science; e spectrometers for space plasma physics; radioisotope microbatteries; compound semiconductor material physics; spacecraft GNC systems; and extreme environment instrumentation. The Space Research Group is entrepreneurial, business-focused, and committed to the highest quality of scientific research.

About the PhD supervisor
The PhD will be supervised by Prof. Anna M. Barnett. Prof. Barnett is Professor of Space Research and Director of the Sussex Space Research Group. She is an experimental physicist with internationally recognised expertise in detector physics and instrumentation for space science and extreme terrestrial environments (high temperature, intense radiation). As of April 2018, Prof. Barnett holds research funding totalling >£2M in value. She has won numerous prizes and awards including the 2016 Philip Leverhulme Prize, and she is the youngest person ever awarded a Personal Chair at University of Sussex (equivalent to a US Full Professor with Tenure).

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Vice Chancellor’s International Scholarships, Newcastle University, UK

Newcastle University UKNewcastle University is pleased to offer 200 partial Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarships to assist international students to study an undergraduate degree or postgraduate Master’s degree.

Value of award
£1,500 – £5,000 tuition fee awards

Number of awards
200 in total (undergraduate and postgraduate courses)

Start date and duration
September 2018 for the duration of your course.

Application closing date
Awards may be allocated early in the application cycle; early course applications are therefore encouraged.

Sponsor
Newcastle University

Eligibility Criteria
To be considered for awards applicants must:

  • be a national of one of the following countries: India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand or Vietnam.
  • have been offered a place to study on an eligible undergraduate or Master’s degree course at the University’s Newcastle city centre campus for the 2018/19 academic year
  • be assessed as international for fee purposes

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Vice-Chancellor’s Excellence Scholarships Postgraduate, Newcastle University, UK

Newcastle University is pleased to offer 40 Vice-Chancellor’s Excellence Scholarships for outstanding international applicants who apply to commence full-time Master’s studies. There are 38 50% tuition fee scholarships and 2 100% tuition fee scholarships.

Value of award
50% or 100% of tuition fees

Number of awards
40 scholarships

Start date and duration
September 2018 for one year of study.

Application closing date
31 January 2018, 27 April 2018 and 29 June 2018

Sponsor
Newcastle University

Eligibility Criteria
To be considered for the 50% scholarships applicants must:

  • be a national of one of the following countries: China, USA, Canada, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt, Turkey, Algeria, Morocco
  • be assessed as international for fee purposes
  • hold an offer for an eligible Master’s degree programme at the University’s Newcastle city centre campus for the 2018/19 academic year

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Millennium Development Scholarship, University of the West of England, UK

University of the West of England UKThe recipient of this scholarship will be required to undertake an internship working within the International Office or other departments, and will also be required to undertake ambassadorial activity for the University throughout the duration of the course.

Following graduation, recipients will also be expected to be an active member of the UWE Bristol Alumni Network by helping the University to promote its programmes to prospective students.

Study level
Postgraduate

Award values
100% full tuition fees

Award duration
One academic year

Number of awards available
One for September 2018 start and one for January 2019 start

Nationalities accepted
All classed as overseas for fees purposes

Eligible applicants must

  • have achieved the equivalent of a British 1st in an undergraduate degree
  • hold an unconditional offer or a conditional offer where IELTS or equivalent English language is the only condition
  • be a new student to UWE Bristol with no previous UK study
  • be classed as overseas for fees purposes
  • not be a sponsored student or in receipt of another scholarship/award
  • provide official transcripts at the time of application.

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Chancellor’s Scholarship, University of the West of England, UK

University of the West of England UKRecipients of this scholarship will be required to undertake an internship working within the International Office or other departments and will also be required to undertake ambassadorial activity for the University throughout the duration of the course.

Following graduation, recipients will also be expected to be an active member of the UWE Bristol Alumni Network by helping the University to promote its programmes to prospective students.

Study level
Postgraduate

Award values
100% full tuition fees

Award duration
One academic year

Number of awards available
One for September 2018 start and one for January 2019 start

Nationalities accepted
All classed as overseas for fees purposes

Eligible applicants must

  • have achieved the equivalent of a British 1st in an undergraduate degree
  • hold an unconditional offer or a conditional offer where IELTS or equivalent English language is the only condition
  • be a new student to UWE Bristol with no previous UK study
  • be classed as overseas for fees purposes
  • not be a sponsored student or in receipt of another scholarship/award
  • provide official transcripts at the time of application.

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Master Scholarships, Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds, UK

University of Leeds UKThe Institute for Transport Studies (ITS) at the University of Leeds invites applications for scholarships.

Masters – UK/EU
Transport Masters Excellence Scholarship

  • Summary: You can apply for this scholarship, if you’re a UK/EU fee rated applicant who has been offered a place on any masters degree course within Transport Studies (excluding MSc Sustainable Cities), and can demonstrate the academic criteria listed below.
  • Value: £3,000
  • Number of scholarships available: 3
  • Who is eligible: Any UK/EU applicant who has been offered a place on any of the masters degree courses within Transport Studies, and who demonstrates academic excellence (2.1+ or equivalent), professional experience and/or voluntary experience can apply for this scholarship.
  • How to apply: Download the application form.
  • Deadline: 20 June 2018
  • Conditions: You must be self-funding (or partially funded), full time, classified as UK/EU for tuition fee purposes and not in receipt of any other Institute for Transport Studies award.
  • How is the scholarship awarded? You must complete the application form. The scholarship will take the form of a tuition fee reduction.
  • Year of entry: 2018-19
  • Internal or External: Internal (funded by the University of Leeds)

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MSc International Management Scholarship, University of the West of England, UK

University of the West of England UKThe successful International Management scholarship recipient will be expected to act as an ambassador for the programme during and after their study. This could include providing a video and/or written summary of their experiences to use for promotional purposes, attending an information event, acting as a student reference for the programme, or answering prospective students’ questions.

Study level
Postgraduate (full-time)

Award values
50% tuition fees

Award duration
One academic year

Number of awards available
Two (one for September 2018 start and one for January 2019 start)

Nationalities accepted
All classed as overseas for fees purposes

Eligible applicants must

  • have achieved the equivalent of a British 2:1 or 1st in an undergraduate degree
  • hold an unconditional offer or a conditional offer where IELTS 6.5 or equivalent with a minimum of 6.0 in each component (Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking) is the only condition
  • be a new student to UWE Bristol with no previous UK study
  • be classed as overseas for fees purposes
  • not be a sponsored student or in receipt of another scholarship/award
  • provide official transcripts at the time of application
  • Note for successful candidates: you will need to prove when accepting the Scholarship that you satisfy the UKVI criteria in terms of being able to cover living costs and the remainder of the fee.

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Westminster Full International Scholarship, University of Westminster, UK

University of Westminster UKAmount: Full tuition fee award, accommodation, living expenses and flights to and from London.

Eligibility: You must be an international student from a developing country and hold an offer for a full-time undergraduate degree at the University. For the list of developing countries, please see below. The scholarship will be renewed each year subject to satisfactory academic performance.

Criteria: Academic excellence, financial need and development potential.

Number available: 1

Deadline: 31 May 2018

Developing Countries
For our scholarship purposes, the term ‘developing’ includes middle income countries.

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