Designation/Position- Maria Petrou Scholarships
Imperial College London, UK invites application for Maria Petrou Scholarships for eligible and interested candidates
About- There is a range of scholarships for postgraduates to support them through their studies. You can search here for schemes you may be eligible for.
The Department also has some limited scholarship funding available. Applicants are nominated for this funding by the potential PhD supervisors, and funding decisions are made by our Awards Panel Committee. The Awards Panel also decides on nominations for other funding schemes, e.g. President’s Scholarship which are centrally managed by the College.
Applicants who apply earlier (i.e. October for the following October), are more likely to be nominated for this funding as the process is highly competitive. The Awards Panel meets regularly throughout the year: normally in December, February, April and July. Applicants will be contacted if they have been awarded this funding.
Research/Job Area- PhD
Location-Imperial College London, UK
- The scholarship is available to women Ph.D. applicants intending to study in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Imperial College London.
- Applicants of any nationality are eligible for consideration for the scholarship. Eligible applicants cannot apply directly for this scholarship.
- If they have been made a Ph.D. offered by the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, an application can be put forward by their supervisor.
Professor Maria Petrou Ph.D. The scholarship has been established to help recruit, retain, and advance women’s careers in engineering, providing funds for undertaking Ph.D. studies in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Imperial College London.
The scholarship honors the life and work of Professor Maria Petrou (1953-2012), who was the first woman Professor in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering. She received numerous honors, including a fellowship from the Royal Academy of Engineering in 2004, and was a passionate advocate for engineering women.
Maria Petrou was born in Greece and studied Physics at the University of Thessaloniki, scoring the country’s highest mark in her entrance exam, before moving to Cambridge to complete her doctorate.
How to Apply-
Last Date for Apply– 29 March 2021