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Materials Science/Nanotechnology: KESS PhD Studentship at Swansea University in UK, 2015-2016

Swansea University is inviting applications for materials science/nanotechnology: KESS PhD studentship. The studentship covers the full cost of UK/EU tuition fees, plus a stipend.  Applications are invited for a PhD studentship exploring the following theme: Surface Enhanced Ellipsometric Contrast Microscopy (SEEC): a Novel Tool for the Estimation of Thickness of Graphene-Based and other 2-D Type Nanomaterials. The application deadline is 28th August 2015.

Study Subject(s): Applications are invited for a PhD studentship exploring the following theme: Surface Enhanced Ellipsometric Contrast Microscopy (SEEC): a Novel Tool for the Estimation of Thickness of Graphene-Based and other 2-D Type Nanomaterials.
Course Level: Studentship is available for pursuing PhD degree level at Swansea University in UK.
Scholarship Provider: Swansea University, UK
Scholarship can be taken at:
UK

Eligibility: These scholarships may potentially be funded by the European Social Fund by a KESS 2 programme currently in development – however, this is yet to be confirmed. If this is not funded by a KESS 2 project these scholarships will be funded by the appropriate College at Swansea University*.

Scholarship Open for International Students: The students of UK/EU can apply for the studentship.

Scholarship Description: These scholarships may potentially be funded by the European Social Fund by a KESS 2 programme currently in development – however, this is yet to be confirmed. If this is not funded by a KESS 2 project these scholarships will be funded by the appropriate College at Swansea University. Applications are invited for a PhD studentship exploring the following theme: Surface Enhanced Ellipsometric Contrast Microscopy (SEEC): a Novel Tool for the Estimation of Thickness of Graphene-Based and other 2-D Type Nanomaterials.  This scholarship provides 3 years funding with a 6 month period to complete the thesis. The achievement of a postgraduate skills development award (PSDA), is compulsory for each KESS 2 scholar and is based on a 60 credit award.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): This scholarship provides 3 years funding with a 6 month period to complete the thesis.

What does it cover? -The studentship covers the full cost of UK/EU tuition fees, plus a stipend.
-The bursary will be limited to a maximum of £14,002 p.a. dependent upon the applicant’s financial circumstances as outlined in section C point 4 on the KESS II Participant Proposal Form.
-There will also be additional funds available for research expenses.
-Please note: These scholarships may potentially be funded by the European Social Fund by a KESS 2 programme currently in development – however, this is yet to be confirmed. If this is not funded by a KESS 2 project, these scholarships will be funded by the appropriate college at Swansea University.

Selection criteria: Not Known

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: To apply, please complete the KESS II Draft Student Application Form and return to the KESS office at the address stated on the application form or email Jane Kelly (j.kelly-at-swansea.ac.uk/01792 513565) or Jane Phipps (e.j.phipps-at-swansea.ac.uk/01792 513729). Applicants are strongly advised to contact Dr Paolo Bertoncello regarding information on the area of research, particularly via email (p.bertoncello-at-swansea.ac.uk). For all other queries please contact the KESS office contacts mentioned above.

KESS II Draft Student Application Form

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 28th August 2015.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application