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Marie Curie International Fellowships Scheme at University of Oxford in UK, 2019

­The Faculty of Theology and Religion is offering Marie Curie International Fellowships for awards to be taken up in Autumn 2019. International students are eligible to apply for this fellowship.

The scheme is designed for researchers “looking to enhance their career development and prospects by working abroad”.

Theology is one of the oldest faculties in this ancient University. One of the first courses of lectures given at Oxford was in Theology, over 800 years ago.

Scholarship Description: 

  • Applications Deadline: July 31, 2018
  • Course Level: Fellowships are available to pursue research.
  • Study Subject: Fellowships are awarded within the Faculty of Theology and Religion.
  • Scholarship Award: The individual European fellowships may last between one to two years, and they provide an allowance to cover your living, travel, and family costs.
  • Nationality: International students are eligible to apply for this fellowship.
  • Number of Scholarships: Numbers not given
  • Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility for the Scholarship: 

Eligible Countries: International students are eligible to apply for this fellowship.

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet the following criteria:

These fellowships are open to researchers with a PhD or with at least four years’ full-time research experience by the time of the call deadline. To be eligible for holding one of these fellowships at Oxford you should not have lived or worked in the UK for more than 12 months during the three years up to the closing date of the call.

English Language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

Application Procedure: 

How to Apply: The next call for applications closes on 12 September 2018; for us to consider, process, and support applications, we ask you to submit the following by 12 noon, Tuesday 31st July 2018.

  1. A statement of eligibility (i.e. a free text justification of research experience and meeting of residency criteria)
  2. The name of your Faculty Mentor. Ask your mentor to write a reference for the Faculty, confirming that they would be happy to act in this role.
  3. A detailed CV
  4. A proposal of no more than 2 pages outlining the following:
  • Introduction, state-of-the-art/research context, specific objectives and overview of the proposed project.
  • Research methodology and approach: highlight the type of research/innovation activities proposed.
  • Originality and innovative aspects of the research programme: explain the contribution that the action is expected to make to advancements in the action field. Describe any novel concepts, approaches or methods that will be implemented.
  • Interdisciplinary aspects (if relevant).

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