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PhD in Chemistry (PhD Studentship)

Reference Number: R2252
Closing Date: Closed for applications
Duration: 3 years
Funding Amount: full UK/EU funding, plus doctoral stipend
Level of Study: Postgraduate Research
Regions: EU (Non UK), International (Non EU), UK
This funding opportunity is now closed for application

Two fully funded scholarships for full time PhD study in any area of Chemistry. The scholarships are supported by the College of Physical Sciences and Engineering and will be awarded on the basis of academic excellence.

Supervisors: Please see the School website for a full list of potential supervisors.

Start date: October 2014

Number of Studentships: 2

Funding

Two studentships are available. One will be awarded to a UK/EU student and the other will be awarded to an International (non-EU) student.

For Home/EU students:

This studentship consists of full UK/EU tuition fees, as well as a Doctoral Stipend matching UK Research Council National Minimum (£13,863 p.a. for 2014/15, updated each year).

For International/Non-EU students:

This studentship consists of full International tuition fees, as well as a Doctoral Stipend matching UK Research Council National Minimum (£13,863 p.a. for 2014/15, updated each year).


Eligibility

Residency: This studentship is open to students of any nationality without further restrictions.

Academic criteria: Applicants for a studentship must have obtained, or be about to obtain, a 2.1 degree or higher in a relevant subject, or the equivalent qualification.

The successful candidate will be selected on the basis of academic excellence.

How to Apply

The deadline for studentship applications is 9 June 2014. You must have submitted a full application, including supporting documents, for a PhD position (using our Online Application System) prior to the 9 June 2014.

To apply for the studentship, submit your CV & Covering Letter to Dr. Benjamin Ward by emailing chemy-PGR-admissions@cardiff.ac.uk.

Cardiff University reserves the right to close applications early should sufficient applications be received.

Application process

All prospective PhD students will apply via the normal route. As detailed above, the deadline for receipt of studentship applications is Monday 9th June, after which time the applications will be ranked by the CHEMY research committee, which will meet on 11th June. The selection criteria will be academic excellence.

Applicants will hold an appropriate offer where possible on 9th June. For cases where this is not the case, an offer will be issued to the applicant as soon as the selection has been made. Conditional offers will be acceptable, in cases where the applicant will graduate in July 2014.

The name of the applicant will then be provided to the College, with a letter of support, by Monday 23rd June.

Further Information

Informal enquiries should be directed to Dr. Benjamin Ward by emailing chemy-PGR-admissions@cardiff.ac.uk, or by telephoning +44 (0)2920 870 740.

Further general information can be found via the School of Chemistry website.



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