The MRC Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine (WIMM) is offering fully funded PhD studentships at the University of Oxford. Studentships will start in October 2017 and are available for outstanding students of any nationality. These studentships are awarded for 4 years and include a stipend of £18,000pa, University and College fees. The deadline for applications is 9 January 2017.
Study Subject(s): Studentships are awarded to learn any of the subjects offered by the university.
Course Level: Studentships are offered for PhD level of study at University of Oxford.
Scholarship Provider: University of Oxford
Scholarship can be taken at: UK
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Eligibility: Applicants must have a First Class or 2.1 degree (UK) or the equivalent degree from an overseas university (EU/overseas students can contact the National Academic Recognition Information Centre (UK NARIC) to work out the equivalency of their degree.
Scholarship Open for International Students: Applicants of any nationality are eligible to apply for this studentship.
Scholarship Description: The MRC Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine (WIMM) has fully funded 4-year Prize PhD (DPhil) studentships available to start in October 2016. These studentships are open to outstanding students of any nationality. Interviews will be held on the 25 and 26 January 2016. All shortlisted applicants will be invited to visit the Institute on one of these dates. This will be for the whole day and will comprise a 30 minute interview (including a 5 minute presentation on their undergraduate or MSc research project), a tour of the WIMM and meeting potential supervisors. Overseas candidate interviews will be conducted via Skype.
Duration of award(s): Studentships are awarded for the duration of 4 years.
What does it cover? Studentships are fully funded for 4 years and include a stipend of £18,000pa, University and College fees. There is no rotation in the first year.
Notification: Interviews will be held on the 25 and 26 January 2017. All shortlisted applicants will be invited to visit the Institute on one of these dates.
How to Apply: The mode of application is online. Specific details required in the application form:
-Programme Code and Description: “001956 Medical Sciences”
-Proposed Field and Title of Research: “WIMM Prize Studentship H815025”
-Supervisor: List up to 3 Supervisors whose projects you are interested in. Applicants are encouraged to contact prospective supervisors.
-Statement of Purpose/Research Proposal: All applicants are to submit a personal statement with their application (500 words max; any statements exceeding this limit will not be considered). A research proposal is not required.
-Applying for a Departmental Scholarship: Please add here “WIMM H815025” — IMPORTANT if also applying for the RDM Scholars Programme please also put “RDM SCHOLARS 16”. Do not make a separate application for each scholarship/studentship.
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 8 January 2017.