February 10, 2011

AXA Doctoral Fellowships for Students of All Nationalities

AXA Doctorate Programme

Course(s) Offered: Science, Technology, Social sciences
Course Level: Graduate (PhD)
Provider: AXA Research Fund
Country to Study in: UK, other EU countries

Scholarship Description
The AXA Research Fund is seeking to provide support to Students who wish to undertake a Ph.D. in a member state of the European Union or in one of the associated countries according to the 7th EU Framework Programme (FP7)1. In such cases, the Fund does not impose any conditions regarding the nationality of the applicant or the country of the laboratory where the master was undertaken.

Students who are citizens of one of the member states of the European Union or one of the associated countries according to the FP71, and who have obtained their master in one of these same countries. In such cases, the Fund does not impose any conditions regarding the country of the Ph.D.’s host laboratory.

Eligibility
Applicants must have completed a Masters degree before they commence their PhD. There is no age restriction.

Selection criteria:
The selection criteria are as follows:
  1. The applicant’s academic excellence, judged on the high standard of his or her master and the quality of previous course work.
  2. The originality of the Ph.D. project, its feasibility (access to the resources, etc.) and the impact of its potential outcomes.
  3. The international scope of the host research laboratory.
Eligible groups
Citizens and residents of all nationalities

Participating Institutions
Any accredited institution of higher learning in any member state of the European Union or in one of the associated countries.
King’s College, London in the United Kingdom.

Fields of study
All Subjects in the fields of Finance and Economics, Science, Technology, Social sciences

Number of awards
Not specified

Sponsorship duration
Throughout duration of the successful applicants' program

Scholarship benefits
Inquire from the providers

Method of Application
Students who would like to be considered for the AXA PhD Fellowship are asked to discuss this with their supervisor/Department. It will be the responsibility of the academic Departments/Schools to nominate a limited number of their chosen candidates to the Graduate School for selection.

DEADLINES:
The deadline date for application to this call is 7th of march, 2011.

Application Deadline: 7 March 2011
Open to International students: Yes

More Scholarship Information and Application (AXA Research Fund)
More Scholarship Information and Application (King's College London)

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