James Watt Scholarships for PhD Research Scholarships and Start-up The studentships are open in the School of Engineering & Physical Sciences for 2018.
Heriot-Watt University is a public university based in Edinburgh, Scotland. It was established in 1821 as the world’s first mechanics’ institute. It has campuses in the Scottish Borders, Orkney, Dubai, and Putrajaya in Malaysia.
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Students need to demonstrate that they have a good level of written and spoken English.
Application Deadline: January 31, 2018
Course Level: The studentships are available for pursuing PhD research programme.
Study Subject: The studentships are awarded in the School of Engineering & Physical Sciences.
Award: For James Watt Scholarship students, the annual stipend will be £15k and full fees will be paid for 3 years. For Start-up Scholarships, the annual stipend will be approx. £14,553 and full fees will be paid for 3 years. Whilst for DTP Scholarship students, the annual stipend will be approx. £14,553 and full fees will be paid, for 3.5 years. Where a project does not specify, it is potentially eligible for both a DTP or James Watt Scholarship.
Number of Awards: Not given
The award can be taken in the UK
Eligible Countries: The studentships are open to UK/EU applicants.
Entrance Requirements: All applicants must have or expect to have a 1st class MChem, MPhys, MSci, MEng or \ equivalent degree by Autumn 2018. Selection will be based on academic excellence and research potential, and all short-listed applicants will be interviewed (in person or by Skype). DTP’s are only open to UK/EU applicants.
English Language Requirements: Students need to demonstrate that they have a good level of written and spoken English.
All successful candidates must commence studies by Saturday 1st December 2018 at the very latest.
(a) in ‘Study Option’
You will need to select ‘Edinburgh’ and ‘Postgraduate Research’. ‘Programme’ presents you with a drop-down menu. Choose Chemistry PhD, Physics PhD, Chemical Engineering PhD, Mechanical Engineering PhD or Electrical PhD as appropriate and select October 2018 for study option (this can be updated at a later date if required)
(b) in ‘Research Project Information’
You will be provided with a free text box for details of your research project. Enter Title and Reference number of the project for which you are applying and also enter the supervisor’s name.
How to Apply:
Applications must be made through the Heriot-Watt on-line application system.