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Fully Funded Faraday Institution PhD Research Studentship at Newcastle University in UK, 2019

The Newcastle University is awarding Faraday Institution Studentship for PhD research programme starting as soon as possible. This funding is only available for UK/EU candidates.

Our vision is of Newcastle as a civic university with a global reputation for academic excellence. At Newcastle University, we have always focused on academic excellence and the impact of our academic work.

Scholarship Description

  • Applications Deadline: September 24, 2018
  • Course Level: Studentship is available to study PhD programme.
  • Study Subject: Studentship is awarded to pursue research in the Area of the Recycling and Circular Economy of Automotive Batteries.
  • Scholarship Award: Full UK/EU fees and a stipend (living allowance) of £18,000 to £20,000 per annum. This studentship is part of an exciting national project collaborating with a number of other universities and companies focussed on the recycling of lithium batteries: UK fees are covered as well as a generous stipend of £18,000 to £20,000 per annum, commensurate with age and experience.
  • Nationality: This funding is only available for UK/EU candidates.
  • Number of Scholarships: One studentship is available.
  • Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility for the Scholarship

Eligible Countries: This funding is only available for UK/EU candidates.

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet the following criteria:

We are looking for candidates with enthusiasm, ability and 2(I) or 1st class Bachelor or Masters Degrees in electrochemistry, chemistry or mechanical engineering.

This funding is only available for UK/EU candidates.

English Language Requirements: Students need a good level of English language to study at Newcastle University. English will be the main language you use socially and for study. If English is not their first language they will need to provide a recognised English language test or qualification.

Application Procedure

How to Apply: You must apply through the University’s online postgraduate application system. To do this please ‘Create a new account’.  Fields marked with a red asterisk are compulsory and all relevant fields should be completed.

The following information will help us to process your application. You will need to:

  • Insert the programme code 8030F in the programme of study section
  • Select ‘PhD Chemical Engineering (full time) – Chemical Engineering’ as the programme of study (PLEASE NOTE: This programme could change depending on the project area).
  • Insert the studentship code ENG030in the studentship/partnership reference field
  • Attach a covering letter and CV. The covering letter must state the title of the studentship, quote reference code ENG030 and state how your interests and experience relate to the project.
  • Attach degree transcripts and certificates and, if English is not your first language, a copy of your English language qualifications.

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