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Chancellor’s international awards at University of Warwick in UK, 2015-2016

The University of Warwick is awarding up to 25 Chancellor‡s international awards for 2015/16 entry to the most outstanding international PhD applicants. Awards made for entry in Autumn 2015 will include both of the following: The full payment of overseas tuition fees (worth up to £17,130 at 13/14 rates); A maintenance stipend in line with RCUK rates. Awards will be made on an annual basis for up to 3.5 years for full-time students subject to satisfactory progress. The application deadline is 12th January 2015.

Study Subject(s): The studentships are awarded in any field offered at University of Warwick.
Course Level: The studentships are available for pursuing postgraduate research program (PhD or M Phil/PhD) at University of Warwick.
Scholarship Provider: 
University of Warwick, UK
Award can be taken at: 
UK

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Eligibility:
-Applicants for a Chancellor’s International Scholarship must also be applying for a PhD at the University of Warwick to begin in October 2015;
-Students currently enrolled on a PhD or MPhil/PhD at the University of Warwick may apply in their first year of registration only.
-Applicants must expect to be ‘overseas’ students for fees purposes, but there are no other nationality criteria;
-Applicants may be from any discipline at Warwick.

Open for International Students: International students can apply for these Chancellor’s international awards.

Description: University of WarwickThe University of Warwick is committed to being able to ensure as many academically outstanding students as possible from around the world are able to study here. The Chancellor’s International The studentships are allocated annually via a combined postgraduate research scholarship competition and are open to all overseas students to any discipline offered at Warwick.

Number of award(s): For 2015/16 entry there will be 25 Chancellor’s international awards available to be awarded to the most outstanding international PhD applicants.

Duration of award(s): Awards will be made on an annual basis for up to 3.5 years for full-time students subject to satisfactory progress. Current first-year PhD students who are successful will be allocated the funding for a maximum of 2.5 years funding. No funding is retrospective. It is not possible for the award to be renewed past the end of your registration or past 3.5 years, whichever expires first.

What does it cover? Awards made for entry in Autumn 2015 will include both of the following:
-The full payment of overseas tuition fees (worth up to £17,130 at 13/14 rates)
-A maintenance stipend in line with RCUK rates (provisional £14,140* for full time award holders in 2015-16)

Selection Criteria: Competition for the awards is very high and awards will only be made to those who are able to demonstrate academic excellence and the potential to be an outstanding researcher. When considering applications the relevant committee will pay particular attention to your degree results, research proposal, reference letters and supporting statements from departments, plus evidence of relevant professional or extracurricular experience. Warwick operates a transparent, rigorous system of assessment, for all scholarships considered through this online application form and all applications are assessed purely against a set Scoring Criteria.

Notification: Results of the PGR Scholarships Competition will be communicated through email by mid March 2015.

How to Apply: 
-New applicants can apply for the Chancellor‡s International Scholarship by completing the Joint Postgraduate Admissions and application form. If you are eligible for this application you will be asked if you would like to be considered for funding as part of your application to the University. Please select yes at this point and you will be invited to complete further information that will form the basis of your application for this Scholarship.
-If you are in the first year of your PhD and would like to be considered for this Scholarship to fund the remainder of your studies please complete the Single application form.

Application Deadline: The application deadline is 12th January 2015.

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