Monash Warwick Alliance Joint PhD Scholarships – 2019/20, UK
Designation/Position- Monash Warwick Alliance Joint PhD Scholarships
University of Warwick,UK invites application for Monash Warwick Alliance Joint PhD Scholarships from eligible and interested candidates
About- Warwick has a reputation for excellence. But a world-class institution has to continue to strive for excellence, in all disciplines. We’re committed to doing this, ensuring that our research makes a distinctive, competitive impact on the world. Joint PhD Scholarships – 2019/20
Impressive though our growth has been over the past fifty years, still smaller than most of our world-class competitors, particularly in the sciences and medicine. Achieving the required growth will call for bold and creative steps in these areas, cutting across disciplinary boundaries, both intellectually and institutionally. In pursuing ever greater forward momentum, we must also identify sustainable ways to enhance our Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.
Research/Job Area- Subject offered by University
Location- University of Warwick, UK
Eligibility/Qualification–Applicants for a Monash Warwick Alliance (Warwick) Scholarship must also be applying to Warwick for a Monash Warwick Joint PhD to begin in Autumn 2019.
Students currently enrolled on a PhD or MPhil/PhD at the University of Warwick will not be eligible to apply.
There is no nationality criteria for these scholarships, and applicants may be from any discipline where the Monash Warwick Alliance Joint PhD is offered.
Please see ‘Monash Warwick Alliance Joint PhD Eligible Courses’ listed in Essential Reading.
You must have already applied for admission to Warwick for a Monash Warwick Joint PhD before you can apply to be considered for the scholarship (see timeline below).
For 2019/20 entry there will be 3 scholarships available to be awarded to the most outstanding PhD applicants. Awards made for entry in Autumn 2019 will include the following:
- The full payment of fees (worth up to £22,860 at 19/20 rates)
- A maintenance stipend in line with RCUK rates for the two years spent at Warwick ( £15,040* for full time award holders in 2019/20), and in line with Australian government rates for the year spent at Monash*
- Travel allowance of £2000 during the lifetime of the PhD
- Length of funding: 3 years
*Please note these are provisional predicted figures and are subject to change.
How to Apply- All applicants must have applied for admission to the University on a valid Monash Warwick Joint PhD course code in advance of this deadline.
Applicants are strongly encouraged to read the ‘How to Apply for a Monash Warwick Alliance Scholarship’guidance, which lists further information about the process for applying and also guidance around the application form.
Within the scholarship application form, applicants will be required to answer the following questions:
- Please provide details of how you meet the descriptors “Person and Preparedness” This section has a maximum 2500 character limit.
- Please provide details of how you meet the descriptors “Project and Place” This section has a maximum 2500 character limit.
- What added value do you hope a joint PhD will bring to you as opposed to you pursuing a single degree at either university? This section has a maximum 2500 character limit.
- How do the two research groups you hope to work in compliment each other in view of your project? This section has a maximum 2500 character limit.
Part of the scholarship application will be assesed against the ‘PGR Ranking Criteria‘, it is therefore essential that all applicants familarise themselves with this document.
Last Date for Apply– The scholarship application deadline for Joint PhD Scholarships – 2019/20 this year’s competition is 23:59 (GMT) on Wednesday 6 March 2019.