Scottish Overseas Research Students Award is designed to attract high quality overseas research students to Scottish universities.
Study Subject: Any
Employer: Scottish Universities
Description: This Award is designed to attract high performing overseas research students to Scottish universities. Each award covers the difference between the tuition fee for a UK/EU graduate student and that chargeable to an overseas graduate student. The SORSAS Awards is Subject to satisfactory academic progress and are tenable for up to three years. The awards do not cover maintenance expenses.
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All candidates who apply for a Scottish Overseas Research Students Award Scheme (SORSAS) and are unsuccessful, will automatically be considered for an Edinburgh Global Research Scholarship.
The University of Edinburgh will award 30 Edinburgh Global Research Scholarships in session 2011-2012 which like the SORSAS Awards will cover the difference between the overseas rate of fee and the home rate of fee.
The awards are open to overseas students undertaking a research degree and may be held in any field of study.
Applicants must be liable to pay tuition fees at the rate applicable to overseas students and must have already applied for admission to a full-time PhD research programme of study or currently be pursuing such a programme.
Application Deadline: 1 February 2011