The University Alliance is pleased to announce the 83 Fully-Funded University Alliance DTA3/COFUND PhD Fellowships in the UK funded by the European Union.
This is a three-year fully-funded fellowship available for worldwide researchers across a consortium of 15 universities across England, Wales, and Northern Ireland.
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The University Alliance is an association of British universities that was formed in 2006 as the Alliance of Non-Aligned Universities, adopting its current name in 2007.
Why at the University Alliance? The alliance is a mission group representing and supporting modern civic universities with a professional and technical focus. The objective of the university is to train and develop highly employable researchers in strategically important areas.
- University or Organization: The University Alliance
- Department: NA
- Course Level: PhD program
- Scholarship Award: Minimum Salary from £20,989 p/a
- Access Mode: Online
- Numbers of Award: 83 Fellowships
- Nationality: International
- Application Deadline: varies
- Language: English
- Scholarship can be taken in the UK
The DTA3/COFUND Marie Sklodowska-Curie PhD Fellowship program (DTA3 / COFUND) will be delivered across a consortium of 15 universities across England, Wales, and Northern Ireland. The fifteen universities are:
- University of Brighton
- Coventry University
- University of Central Lancashire
- University of Greenwich
- University of Hertfordshire
- University of Huddersfield
- Liverpool John Moores University
- Manchester Metropolitan University
- Nottingham Trent University
- The Open University
- University of Portsmouth
- Sheffield Hallam University
- University of South Wales
- Teesside University
- Ulster University
Eligibility for the Scholarship
- Eligible Countries: Researchers around the world are eligible to apply.
- Eligible Course or Subjects: The fellowship will be awarded to research in the field of Applied Biosciences for Health, Energy and Social Policy.
- Eligibility Criteria: To qualify for fellowship opportunity, applicants must be ‘early-stage researchers’ (i.e. in the first four years of their research careers and not have a doctoral degree). See Guidance from the EU for the definition of an early-stage researcher.
How to Apply
- How to apply: Applicants can apply for the program by using this given link: https://unialliance.ac.uk/dta/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Guidance-to-completing-the-Application-Form-DTA3-1.pdf
- Supporting Documents: CV, A supporting statement for participation in the DTA3 COFUND Marie Skodowska-Curie PhD Fellowship program indicating how your own skills and experience make you a suitable candidate for the position (DTA3 COFUND Marie Skodowska-Curie Ph.D. Fellowship).
- Admission Requirements: To apply for the university applicants must have a postgraduate master’s degree or a first/upper second-class honors degree or equivalent in a subject relevant to the chosen research topic.
- Language Requirement: Applicants must demonstrate English language competency, as specified by the respective university. For those whose first language is not English and/or if from a country where English is not the majority spoken language (as recognized by UKVI), please refer to the specific research project and/or host institution guidance for details of minimum language requirements.
Minimum Salary from £20,989 p/a (this figure is after the UK employer’s National Insurance and pension deduction. Please note the minimum salary that will be paid is €2,597 per month, or €31,164 per year, from which UK employer’s National Insurance and pension contributions will be deducted)