PhD Studentships in Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience at Institute of Psychiatry, KCL in UK

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The Institute of Psychiatry (IoP) is offering up to ten 1+3 (MSc+PhD) full-time awards for students from a wide range of science backgrounds including neuroscience, psychology, biology, social science, physical science and mathematics. Students will register for an IoP MSc course in the first year before commencing their PhD. Non UK, EU and international students are eligible for a full award. Studentships cover course fees (Home/EU rate) for the MSc and PhD; a stipend (up to £16,000 per year) and a contribution towards research costs, training and conference attendance. Application deadline is 31 October 2013.

Study Subject (s): The studentship is awarded in Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience at King’s College London in UK.
Course Level: This studentship is for pursuing MRC/PhD at Institute of Psychiatry, KCL in UK.
Scholarship Provider: Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London
Scholarship can be taken at: UK

Eligibility: Applicants should have (or be expected to obtain) a 2:1 or 1st class honours degree in a subject relevant to the proposed project. If applicants already possess (or expect to obtain) a research-based MSc degree, a merit or distinction level is required. Applicants who do not already possess a relevant MSc will be required to register for one of the courses offered by the IOP.

Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: UK/EU and International students are eligible for this PhD studentship. Overseas students and those not meeting residency criteria may apply for an IoP award but would be required to pay the balance in fees over the Home/EU rate.

Scholarship Description: The Institute of Psychiatry (IoP), King’s College London, has the highest research power of any UK Institution in the area of neuroscience, clinical psychology and psychiatry (2008 Research Assessment Exercise). We are the largest academic community in Europe dedicated to the study, treatment and prevention of mental health problems and neurodegenerative disease. The IoP offers opportunities for research and training in basic and clinical science across the mental health spectrum on one campus. Studying at the IP you will have access to a large clinical population through King’s Health Partners, an Academic Health Science Centre that includes Guy’s and St Thomas’, King’s College Hospital and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trusts.

Number of award(s): The IoP is offering up to ten 1+3 (MSc+PhD) full-time awards.

Duration of award(s): Projects will commence October 2015 for 1+3 students and October 2014 for 3 year students.

What does it cover? Both the MRC and ‘IOP Excellence’ studentships cover course fees (Home/EU rate) for the MSc and PhD; a stipend (up to £16,000 per year) and a contribution towards research costs, training and conference attendance. For the ‘IoP Excellence’ studentships, non-UK EU applicants are eligible for a full award. Overseas students and those not meeting residency criteria may apply for an IoP award but would be required to pay the balance of fees over the Home/EU rate. English language competence criteria apply.

Selection Criteria: Not Known

Notification: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Interviews: 9-11 December 2013.

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The deadline for applications is 31 October 2013.

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