European Social Fund administered by the Welsh Government offers Knowledge Economy Skills Scholarships (KESS) for MPhil Program at Aberystwyth University, UK. The scholarship provides a stipend of £10,130. Each scholarship has an additional budget for travel, equipment/consumables and training to support the research. Scholarships are offered for one-year research projects. Application deadline is March 28, 2013.
Study Subject(s): Scholarships are offered for research project entitled: Improving estimates of the extent and spatial distribution of soil C stocks in upland Wales.
Course Level: This scholarship is available for pursuing MPhil program at Aberystwyth University, UK.
Scholarship Provider: European Social Fund administered by the Welsh Government.
Scholarship can be taken at: UK
Eligibility: The prospective applicant should have a minimum of a 1st or good 2:1 in a relevant degree, and be available to take up the studentship in May 2013. The prospective applicant should also not hold or currently be working towards a qualification at Master’s Degree level or higher. You must also be a resident, upon application, in the Convergence Area of Wales and you must be able to take paid employment in the Convergence area on completion of the scholarship.
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: The students of UK can apply for the scholarship.
Scholarship Description: Aberystwyth University is seeking to recruit a 1-year full time MPhil to work on a project.
Duration of award(s): Aberystwyth University is offering scholarship for 1-year full time MPhil programme. (Theses must be submitted 3 months after the funded one year study period.)
What does it cover? A stipend of £10,130. Each scholarship has an additional budget for travel, equipment/consumables and training to support your research. KESS Scholarship holders do not pay fees.
How to Apply: To apply, please submit the following to the Postgraduate Admissions Office by 28 March 2013. 1. A completed Research Programme Application Form, two references. Application and reference forms may be downloaded from here 2. A completed KESS application form (put the reference number AU50002 in the top right hand box of the application form) and an up-to-date CV. KESS application forms are available to download at the link. 3. A Personal Statement of up to 1,000 words where you expand on your experience and interests and describe why you are a good candidate for this research studentship.
Scholarship Application Deadline: Application deadline is March 28, 2013.