Designation/Position- AberDoc Scholarship
Aberystwyth University, United Kingdom invites application for AberDoc Scholarship for eligible and interested candidates
About- AberDoc Scholarships are part of a prestigious fund for Research Postgraduates. These awards are tailored to enable students to develop the necessary skills required to meet their career choices and offer a breadth of development opportunities to enhance their research, teaching and transferable skills.
Research/Job Area- In any discipline
Location- Aberystwyth University, United Kingdom
To be eligible you must:
- have or expect to obtain at least upper second class honors in your first degree;
- apply and be offered a place for doctoral study at Aberystwyth;
- non-UK students must achieve IELTS 7.0, or equivalent (before the end of March 2021 at the latest);
- be commencing your doctoral study in September 2021 or be a current AU Ph.D. student.
Those awarded an AberDoc Scholarship will receive a grant for up to three years, which will cover their tuition fees (up to the UK rate of £4,407 per annum*), A maintenance allowance of approximately £15,285 per annum* and access to a travel and conference fund (max. £500 per annum*) will also be provided. Scholarships commence in September 2021.
EU and International students have to cover the difference between UK tuition fees and the EU/international tuition fees from their scholarship. However, there will be 3 additional President’s Scholarships, which cover this difference in tuition fees. These will be awarded to the three highest-ranked EU/international candidates in the AberDoc competition.
Besides, doctoral research students are often able to undertake teaching work. Payment will be according to the rate for hourly teaching staff. Other paid work opportunities may also be available, such as research support, marking, student recruitment, and support activities.
*Value of award is subject to confirmation for 2021-2022
How to Apply-
All admitted students can apply for a scholarship through the scholarship application form. The Admissions Office sends the application form to all eligible students. Students are given the opportunity to submit the application with all official and required documents.
Last Date for Apply– 29 January 2021
If you wish to be considered for an AberDoc Scholarship for PhD study commencing in September 2021, you must have submitted a full PhD application (including research proposal) via the online Postgraduate Admissions Portal by 29 January 2021.