Applications are invited for CERN studentships in summer 2016 available for the students of any state other than a CERN Member State (or Pakistan, Romania, Serbia, Turkey). Program offers undergraduate and junior post-graduate students of physics, computing and engineering to join in the day-to-day work of research teams participating in experiments at CERN in Geneva, Switzerland. The application deadline is 27 th January, 2016.
Study Subject(s): Studentship is awarded in physics, computing or engineering.
Course Level: Studentship is available for undergraduate and graduate students to join in the day-to-day work of multicultural teams. Attend lectures, visit CERN facilities, and take part in discussions and workshops with people who are leaders in their fields.
Scholarship Provider: CERN
Scholarship can be taken at: Switzerland
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Eligibility: You are a national of any State other than a CERN Member State (or Pakistan, Romania, Serbia, Turkey)
-You are a university-level undergraduate (Bachelor or Masters) in either physics, computing or engineering and you are at least in your third year.
-You will remain registered as a student during your stay at CERN. If you expect to graduate in the European summer 2016, you are also eligible to apply.
-You have not worked at CERN before with any other status (Trainee, Technical Student, User…) for more than 3 months.
-You have a good knowledge of English; knowledge of French would be an advantage.
Scholarship Open for International Students: Applicants must be a national of any State other than a CERN Member State (or Pakistan, Romania, Serbia, Turkey) are eligible to apply.
Scholarship Description: How do you plan to spend your summer? How does getting involved in some of the world’s biggest experiments sound? This is more than summer work. It’s the chance to join CERN in Geneva – getting involved in the day-to-day work of our multicultural teams. Attend lectures, visit CERN facilities, take part in discussions and workshops with people who are leaders in their fields. In fact, it will be a summer like nowhere else on Earth.
Number of award(s): Not Known
Duration of award(s): Not Known
What does it covers? It provides:
-Choice of dates of stay to be indicated in application
-Health Insurance Scheme (for those students with CERN contracts)
-During July & August you may attend lectures from 09:00-12:30 each day (6 weeks)
-Report to be written by the end of stay
-The CERN Housing Service will assist you in finding accommodation on, or near the site of the laboratory.
Selection criteria: Not Known
Notification: The final selection results will be communicated to the candidates at the end of April.
How to Apply: The mode of application is online. Once your application has been submitted, you will receive an acknowledgment of receipt which contains a link. You must forward this link to your two referees so that they can upload their recommendation letter. In order to be considered for the programme we need to receive two recent reference letters, a recent academic transcript and a CV in English or French.
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 27 th January, 2016.