The University Alliance is pleased to announce the new International Doctoral Fellowships Program funded in part by the European Union. This is a three-year fellowship entirely funded by a consortium of 15 universities from England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
University Alliance is a mission group representing and supporting modern civic universities with a professional and technical vocation. Our work includes the development of collaborative programs through which our member universities seek to enhance their student experience and research, such as the Doctoral Training Alliance – a unique doctoral training program based on cohorts with a strong interdisciplinary and sectoral philosophy. . Its goal is to train and develop highly employable researchers in important strategic areas.
For those whose mother tongue is not English and / or from a country where English is not the majority language (recognized by UKVI), please refer to the specific guidelines of the research project and / or the host institution.
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Deadline for applications: October 8, 2018
Course Level: Scholarships are available to study the PhD program.
Study topic: The following projects are recruiting for DTA3 opportunities. You can request a maximum of 3 project opportunities per call. Applied Biosciences for Health, Energy and Social Policy.
Scholarship: A minimum salary of £ 20,989 p / a will be awarded to students. As a DTA3 / COFUND Marie Sklodowska Curie doctorate, you will be hired by the host institution and will have paid a minimum annual salary of 20,989 pounds sterling to your host institute, which will also pay a membership fee of National Insurance and Retirement. The exact salary, leave entitlements and any other terms will be communicated by the individual partner universities. It should be noted that the employment contracts will indicate the final amount to be paid over 36 months, equivalent to an amount in euros (as requested by the European Commission’s CO202 program H2020) according to exchange rates. As an employee of the host institution, Marie Sklodowska Curie DTA3 COFUND Doctoral Fellows must comply with the general conditions of the university concerned.
Nationality: This scholarship is available to researchers around the world.
Number of scholarships: 83 scholarships are available.
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The Marie Sklodowska-Curie DTA3 / COFUND doctoral fellowship program (DTA3 / COFUND) will be delivered by a consortium of 15 universities in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The fifteen universities are:
University of Brighton
University of Coventry
University of Lancashire Center
University of Greenwich
University of Hertfordshire
John Moores University Liverpool
Manchester Metropolitan University
University of Nottingham Trent
University of Portsmouth
University of Sheffield Hallam
University of South Wales
University of Ulster
Eligibility for the scholarship
Eligible countries: This scholarship is available to researchers worldwide.
Admission Requirements: To be eligible for a Marie Sklodowska-Curie DTA3 / COFUND Doctoral Scholarship, applicants must
Be “junior researchers” (that is, in the first four years of their research career and not have a doctorate). See the EU guide for the definition of a researcher at the beginning of a career;
Before taking a DTA3 / COFUND opportunity, not having resided or exercised her principal activity in the United Kingdom for more than 12 months during the 3 years preceding her entry into office
Do not already be permanently employed by the entity where the DTA3 / COFUND opportunity will take place.
Have a postgraduate degree or a specialized undergraduate degree or equivalent in a subject relevant to the chosen research topic (see details of each project for more information);
Have a great scientific interest in research and a high level of motivation;
Demonstrate proficiency in English, as specified by the relevant university.
For more details on the requirements, see the description of the position of Marie Sklodowska-Curie DTA3 / COFUND Doctoral Fellow and the specifications of the individual.
All participating universities are committed to equality and diversity and welcome applications from under-represented groups. In addition, all participating universities are “disabled persons” or equivalent employers.
The successful candidates will be offered a contract of employment which will be subordinated to satisfactory references, to the satisfaction of the special conditions.
English language requirements: Applicants must demonstrate proficiency in English as specified by the relevant university. For those whose mother tongue is not English and / or from a country where English is not the majority language (recognized by UKVI), please refer to the specific guidelines of the research project and / or the host institution.
How to apply: The information submitted in this application form will be shared with the participating universities of the Marie Sklodowska-Curie DTA3 / COFUND doctoral fellowship program, the EU (REA), the independent members of the jury and the relevant partners, including those investments in the industry. This will allow the evaluation and selection of junior researchers to participate in the DTA3 / COFUND training program and support the monitoring and evaluation of the initiative.
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To be eligible for a DTA3 / Marie Sklodowska-Curie Doctoral Fellowship, applicants must not have been residents or have been in the United Kingdom for more than 12 months in the last 3 years prior to taking up their duties.