University of Cardiff , Wales, UK, is pleased to offer Scholarship in Applied Linguistics to undertake PhD degree programme for 2017 year. Scholarship is awarded to students of any nationality.
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Applicants should have, or expect to obtain, a minimum of an upper second-class honours degree (2:1) or European equivalent and a Masters in Chemistry, Biochemistry or a related discipline. Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate proficiency in the English language (IELTS 6.5 or equivalent).
Course Level: Studentship is available for pursuing PhD programme.
Study Subject: Studentship is available to study in Applied Linguistics.
Scholarship Award: Four studentships are very generously funded by the AHSS college (Tess Fitzpatrick Serious Brain Power fund). These studensthips will consist of UK/EU fee in years 2, 3 and 4 of the 6-year programme. Overseas students will need to fund the difference between the Home/EU fee and the Overseas fee.
In the course of their PhD candidacy, postgraduate research students may apply for funding up to £1250 over a period of the 6-year PhD candidature with an annual maximum of £600.
PhD students also have access to a Research, Innovation, Workshop and Network Fund to fund professional development and employability; to support emerging group/networking initiatives; organising workshops and symposia that align with the research profile of the School.
There are additional travel bursaries available to students registered on this programme.
Scholarship can be taken in the UK
- A First or Upper Second class UK honours degree, or equivalent is required.
- Successful applicants to the programme will also have demonstrated a strong performance at Master’s level in a subject related to Applied Linguistics, will have completed a course in research methods, and will have some experience of conducting empirical research (possibly as part of the Master’s degree).
- Applicants are advised to discuss potential research projects with the Programme Director, Professor Tess Fitzpatrick prior to making an application.
- This studentship is open to students of any nationality. Students classified as international for fee purposes have to self-fund the difference between home and international fees.
Nationality: The scholarship is open to students of any nationality.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirements: A First or Upper Second class UK honours degree, or equivalent is required.
English language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate proficiency in the English language (IELTS 6.5 or equivalent).
How to Apply: Interested applicants should contact encap-pg-at-cardiff.ac.uk for a copy of the funding form and referee report form.
Application Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is 1st July 2017.