Miscellaneous scholarships and grants in Physics are provided by private and public organizations to the students of all countries at all degree levels. Physics is the most basic and essential branch of all the sciences. It is a study related to nature and force and also known as natural sciences. A degree in physics provides many pathways for diverse professions like mechanical engineer, patent examiner, laboratory technician, field researcher, production assistant, scientific researcher, scientific journalist, medical physicist, etc. Physics is divided into four categories i.e., experimental, theoretical, classical and modern physics. Below is the precise list of recently available physics scholarships and grants for the students worldwide.
SUPA PhD Prize Studentship Competition
SUPA is awarding eight fully funded PhD studentships for outstanding students from anywhere in the world. All physics PhDs in Scotland are considered SUPA Graduate School students and are eligible to attend. UK and overseas students are invited to apply for fully funded SUPA studentships and more than 100 other funded PhD places in physics in Scotland for 2014. Online applications will close on 31st January 2014.
Doctoral Career Development Scholarships
The Aberystwyth University offers approximately new 12 DCDS awards and 3 additional President’s scholarships for the September 2014 intake. Physics scholarships are provided for doctoral level. Applicants have or expect to obtain at least upper second class honours in their first degree and achievement of 7.0 in IELTS, or equivalent, as the normal case, for non-UK students. The deadline for the 2014 competition is 1st March 2014.
Cardiff University Scholarships
Cardiff University is funding around 100 prestigious scholarships for undergraduate students. Each scholarship is worth £3,000. These are cash payments and are not means tested. The Physics scholarships will be awarded to UK students coming to Cardiff University in September 2014. Candidates must satisfy all aspects of the offer. Application deadline is 31st July, 2014.
Excellence Master Fellowships
This Physics fellowship is offered for pursuing Master’s Degree level in Physics at University of Geneva in Switzerland. International students must have good academic performance in the bachelor’s program. Selection of the fellowship is on the basis of academic excellence and documentation sent by the applicants. An English proficiency test is required. Applications will close on 15th March 2014.
IST Fellowship Programme
Fellowships are available for pursuing postdoctoral program in Physics at IST Austria. This will fund 40 fellows for a period of two years each. All ISTFELLOW recipients will be offered full-time employment contracts at IST Austria and will receive an internationally competitive salary with full social security coverage. Last date of submitting applications is 15 March 2014.
Lindemann Trust Fellowships
Physics Fellowships are available for pursuing postdoctoral program in USA. Candidates must be British or Commonwealth citizens, resident in the UK and have completed a doctorate since September 2012. Fellowships may not be held concurrently with any other research grant or scholarship. The deadline for applications is 17th February 2014.
DOE NNSA SSGF Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship
This fellowship is awarded for graduate students who enter a period of study and research accompanied by practical work experience at DOE NNSA research facilities. Physics Fellowship support is limited to four years and must be renewed each year. Individuals interested in applying for the incoming class of fellows must submit all related materials on January 15, 2014.
Yousef Jameel Doctoral Scholarships
Humboldt-University is offering five Physics scholarships with support of the Yousef Jameel Scholarship Fund. The scholarships are awarded for a period of three years and commence on October 1. To be eligible for this Physics scholarship, English and German skills are required. Women and disabled students are encouraged to apply. Applications should be submitted till 15th July 2014.
University of Sussex Geoff Lockwood Postgraduate Scholarship
Physics scholarship is available for pursuing postgraduate (master) degree level at University of Sussex in UK. The main criteria for the award are proven academic excellence and personal motivation. The selectors will also take into account evidence of financial hardship. One scholarship is offered. The scholarship includes a bursary of £1,000 per year towards tuition fees. The application deadline is July 18, 2014.
Sloan Research Fellowships
Two-year Physics fellowships are awarded for early-career scientists and scholars for pursuing research program. To be eligible for these fellowships, candidates must hold a tenure track (or equivalent) position at a college, university or other degree-granting institution in the USA or Canada. The Foundation strongly encourages the nomination of qualified women and minority candidates. Application will close on September 16, 2013.
ICTP-IAEA Sandwich Training Educational Programme (STEP) Fellowships
Fellowships are awarded to PhD students in the fields of physics and mathematics. The fellowships are awarded for a period of at least three months to be spent by the fellows at host institutes during the first year and it may be renewed for up to two additional successive years. The STEP fellowship includes a stipend of EU 1,400 per month during each stay at the host institute. Deadline to submit application is 15 February each year.
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