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Elphinstone PhD Positionsfor International Applicants at University of Aberdeen in UK, 2015

University of Aberdeen is offering a number of PhD Positionsfor applicants of any nationality. The studentships are awarded in the fields of Arts and Social Sciences, Life Sciences and Medicine and Physical Sciences. To be eligible for an Elphstone Scholarship applicant need to have the equivalent to a UK 1st class Honours undergraduate degree or an Upper Second (2.1) Honours undergraduate degree alongside a Masters with Merit or Distinction. The application deadline is 30th April 2015.

Study Subject(s): The studentships are awarded in the following subject areas:- Arts and Social Sciences:- Accountancy, History, Anthropology, History of Art, Celtic & Anglo-Saxon studies, Law, Divinity and Religious Studies, Music, Economics, Philosophy, Education and Politics & International Relations. Life Sciences and Medicine: – Applied Health Sciences, Biological and Environmental Sciences, Medical Sciences, Nutrition and Health, Psychology. Physical Sciences: – Archaeology, Chemistry, Computing Science, Engineering, Geography, Geology/Petroleum Geology, Math‡s, Physics.
Course Level: The studentships are available for PhD programme.
Programme Provider: University of Aberdeen, UK
Award can be taken at: UK

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Eligibility:  Eligibility for an Elphinstone Scholarship is based on academic excellence. Applicants must have the equivalent to a UK 1st class or an Upper Second (2.1) Honours undergraduate degree and/or a Masters with Commendation/Merit or Distinction.

Open for International Students: Applicants of any nationality are eligible to apply for these endowments.

Description: The University of Aberdeen has provided excellence in learning and teaching for five hundred years, exporting outstanding graduates and world-shaping ideas from North-east Scotland to the far reaches of the globe. To commemorate the 500th anniversary of our founder, Bishop William Elphinstone, we offer a PhD scholarship programme in memory of his commitment to excellence and “the pursuit of truth in the service of others”. This opportunity is offered to high-achieving students looking to begin a PhD programme. Students can be resident in Scotland/EU, rest of UK, and international.

Number of award(s): A number of Elphinstone PhD The studentships are available.

Duration of award(s): The duration of scholarship is three years.

What does it cover? these endowments cover the tuition fees for a PhD student of any nationality commencing full-time study in October 2015, for the three-year duration of your studies.

Selection criteria: Selection will be made on the basis of academic merit.

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: To apply for an Elphinstone PhD Scholarship, applicants should apply for a PhD via our online system stating:
-‘Elphinstone PhD Scholarship‡ in the Intended Source of Funding section
-The name of the lead supervisor in the Name of Proposed Supervisor section
-The title of the specific research project in the Outline Summary section
-Candidates should simultaneously register their desire to be considered by emailing the Graduate School Administrator, Ann Marie Johnston, at a.m.johnston-at-abdn.ac.uk.

Application Deadline: The application deadline is 30th April 2015.

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