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International Research Studentships at University of Reading in UK, 2014

The University is pleased to announce seven PhD studentships available for October 2014. International (non-EU) students can apply for these studentships. These are available for highly qualified applicants for research within the Faculties of Science, Life Sciences and Arts, Humanities and Social Science. All awards are for up to three years in duration. The application deadline is 31st January 2014.

Study Subject (s): Studentships are open to research in any area but applications for research falling within the following themes are particularly welcomed:
-Climate and environmental change
-Agriculture and food security
-Health and well-being
-Resilience in society and culture
Course Level: Studentships are available for pursuing PhD degree level at University of Reading.
Scholarship Provider: University of Reading
Scholarship can be taken at: UK

Eligibility: -Funding is only open to international (non-EU) candidates.
-Scholarships are available for pursuing PhD degree level at University of Reading.

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Scholarship Open for International Students: International (non-EU) Students can apply for these studentships.

Scholarship Description: The University is pleased to announce seven PhD studentships available for October 2014 start. One full ‘prize’ studentship offering: a subsistence grant (stipend) to match the UK Research Councils rate, tuition fees at the International rate and a £1,000 p.a. training and development allowance. Six fees-only scholarships, each one offering: tuition fees at the International rate and a £1,000 p.a. training and development allowance. All awards are for up to three years in duration.

Number of award(s): Seven PhD studentships will be offered.

Duration of award(s): All awards are for three years in duration.

What does it cover?
 –One full ‘prize’ studentship offering: a subsistence grant (stipend) to match the UK Research Councils rate, tuition fees at the International rate and a £1,000 p.a. training and development allowance.
-Six fees-only scholarships, each one offering: tuition fees at the International rate and a £1,000 p.a. training and development allowance.

Selection criteria: Not Known

Notification: Where a candidate is successful in being awarded funding, this will be confirmed via a formal studentship award letter which is provided separately from any Offer of Admission and will be subject to standard checks for eligibility and other criteria.

How to Apply: -To apply for this studentship please submit an application for a PhD in your chosen subject via our online admissions portal.
-In the ‘Scholarships applied for’ box which appears within the Funding Section of your on-line application, please quote ‘International Research Studentship Competition’.
-Upload a summary of your proposed research and any relevant skills or experience. Your research proposal should indicate which of the research theme listed above it relates to, unless you only wish to be considered for the full studentship.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 31st January 2014.

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