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.
CERN Studentships in Switzerland, 2015
Applications are invited for CERN Studentships in Summer 2015 available to students who are nationals of countries that are not Member States of CERN. Studentship is available for undergraduate and graduate students to join the day-to-day work of research teams participating in experiments at CERN in Geneva, Switzerland. In addition to the work in the experimental and engineering teams, the selected students are required to attend a series of lectures. The application deadline is 28 January 2015.
CAS-TWAS President’s PhD Fellowship Programme, 2015
Applications are invited for CAS-TWAS fellowship programme to pursue PhD studies at the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS), the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) or Institutes of CAS around China. Up to 200 scholarships to students/scholars from all over the world, including 60 from developed countries are awarded. The funding duration of the fellowship is 4 years. The application deadline is 31 March 2015.
TWAS Prizes for Developing Countries’ Scientists, 2015
The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) is awarding eight prizes of USD 15,000 each to individual scientists who have been working and living in a developing country for at least ten years. Each prize is accompanied by a medal. Nominations of women scientists are particularly encouraged. Selection of the awardees is made on scientific merit and on the recommendations of the selection committees composed of TWAS members. The application deadline is 28th February 2015.
2015 PSI Masters Scholarship
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics is offering fully funded masters scholarship for international students. Scholarship is available for pursuing one-year Masters level course at the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics. Admission is highly competitive – all students who are admitted receive full scholarships (Accommodation, Meals, Living stipend, Full tuition, Health insurance, Books and materials, Laptop and Travel supplement). To be eligible for the scholarship minimum TOEFL score required is 90 overall, with a minimum of 25 in writing and speaking. The application deadline is February 1, 2015.
Erasmus Mundus Master MaMaSELF Scholarship, 2015
Applications are invited for Erasmus Mundus Master Scholarship available for both Non-European and European students. The Mamaself programme is a 2 year Master programme in Materials Science at University Rennes, France, University of Torino, Italy, Technical University (TUM), Germany and the Ludwig Maximilian University München, Germany and the University of Montpellier. The value of grant is 22.000 euros per year (for Non-European students) and 9.000€ per year (for European students). European students can receive 3000€ complementary grant in case of internship at a Non-EU partner institution. The application deadline is 30 January 2015.
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 application deadline is 1st February 2015.
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. The application deadline is 15 March, 2015.
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 application deadline is 16 February, 2015.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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