Doctoral Career Development Scholarship (DCDS)

Aberystwyth University

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Award info

  • Award values:
  • This scholarship is worth approx £26,726 per annum. It will cover tuition fees (approx £3996) and also provide with a maintenance allowance of approximately £13,863 and access to a travel and conference fund (£500 per annum)
  • Application deadline:
  • 01-Mar-15*
    *This is the last application deadline supplied by the provider for this award, we are currently working on updating this information.
  • Award type:
    • Academic excellence
  • Award coverage:
  • Tuition fees
  • Award level:
  • Career based / vocational
  • Subject area:
  • Art and Design Sciences: Pure and Applied Computing, Maths and IT
  • Number of awards:
  • All eligible students
  • Award duration:
  • 1 Academic years

Application info

  • Nationality:
  • UK only, EU
  • Gender:
  • Both
  • Eligibility requirement:
  • Successful candidates will receive a grant for up to three years which will cover their tuition fees (approx £3996) and also provide them with a maintenance allowance of approximately £13,863 and access to a travel and conference fund (£500 per annum). Non-EU students would have to cover the difference between UK/EU tuition fees and the non-EU tuition fees from their scholarship. To be eligible you must: have or expect to obtain at least upper second class honours in your first degree; apply and be offered a place for doctoral study at Aberystwyth; achievement of 7.0 in IELTS, or equivalent, as the normal case, for non-UK students (before the end of March 2015 at the latest); be commencing your doctoral study in September 2015.
  • Application details:
  • The University's general deadline for the 2015 competition is the 1st March 2015. The deadline for the Institute of Geography, History, Politics and Psychology and the Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies is the 30th January 2015.

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