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The University of Manchester’s is offering 40 President’s Doctoral Scholar Awards (PDS Awards) for international students. Awards are open to all nationalities and research areas for seeking PhD training opportunities starting from September/October 2014. Applicants must have obtained (or expect to obtain) a minimum first-class honours degree (or equivalent) and ideally hold a masters-level qualification at merit or distinction (or equivalent). Application should be submitted till 2nd December 2013.

Study Subject(s): Awardsare provided in the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences research programmes offered by the University of Manchester in UK.

Course Level: The awards are available for pursuing doctoral degree level at The University of Manchester in UK.

Scholarship Provider: The University of Manchester, UK

Scholarship can be taken at: UK

Eligibility: Applicants must have obtained (or expect to obtain) a minimum first-class honours degree (or equivalent), and ideally hold a Masters-level qualification at merit or distinction (or equivalent). They should also have a track-record of engaging with research. This may include contributions to publications/articles, promoting their research to a wider audience, prizes/accolades for previous research work, setting up research collaborations with other groups etc.

Scholarship Open for International Students: International students can apply for the awards.

Scholarship Description: The University of Manchester’s President’s Doctoral Scholar Awards (PDS Awards) are open to all nationalities and research areas. Within the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences, PDS Award funding will be allocated to our most outstanding applicants seeking PhD training opportunities starting from September/October 2014. We aim to award at least 40 scholarships as part of our 2014 PhD recruitment round, which may include a number of collaborating schemes such as: 2014 Faculty PhD Studentships (also called Dean’s award), BBSRC Doctoral Training Partnership Awards, EPSRC Doctoral Training Awards and Alumni ‘Research Impact’ Studentships.

Number of award(s): 40 Awards are offered.

Duration of award(s):Not Known

What does it cover?PDS Awards status will entitle our successful candidates to a further £1,000 enhancement to their funded stipend/living allowance. They will also have the opportunity to:

-Be invited to attend a series of exclusive events where you will have the opportunity to meet the University of Manchester President and Vice Chancellor, interact closely with our academic community and network with other PDS Awards students.

-Benefit from international research leadership under distinguished scholars.

-Become a PDS Awards ambassador for the University.

-Receive a President’s Doctoral Scholar medal at graduation.

-Benefit from our extensive transferable skills training for PhD researchers.

Selection criteria: Not Known

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: There is not a separate application form to complete for the Award, you should simply mention the PDS Award to the School during the application process (e.g. the funding section of the application form or by email to the admissions office). The School may need to get certain pieces of information from you if they are nominating you for the award later in the process. They will also need to have decided that they can make an offer of a place to you.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 2nd December 2013.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application

Source: President’s Doctoral Scholar Awards for International Students in UK, 2014

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