June 6, 2014

Dorothy Trump Scholarship in Genetic Medicine for International Students

Dorothy Trump Scholarship

Course(s) Offered: Genetic Medicine
Course Level: Master of Research (MRes)
Provider: The University of Manchester
Country to Study in: Glasgow

Scholarship Description
The Masters of Research (MRes) in Genetic Medicine is a pioneering new programme providing extensive practical training in genetics as applied to disease and healthcare.

An MRes is a research-based postgraduate qualification with a taught element comparable to a MSc.

Offered on a one-year full-time basis this Masters programme differs from most other UK genetics postgraduate courses by allowing students to develop and conduct their own research project over an extended period.

The Genomic Medicine Research Centre is offering scholarships to the most outstanding applicant to the MRes Genetic Medicine.

University of Manchester
Eligibility
Entry requirements:
  • A BSc (normally a 1st or 2:1), MBChB, or equivalent is expected from a British university in an appropriate biological or medical subject. International candidates must have obtained the equivalent of a 2:1 in a related degree from a reputed University.

  • The course is open to medical or science graduates and intercalating medical students. Candidates on the undergraduate medical programme must have satisfactorily completed years 1-3 of the MBChB and be able to demonstrate a motivation for laboratory-based research in genetic medicine.
Eligible groups
Citizens of ALL countries may apply

Participating Institutions
The Genomic Medicine Research Centre, Institute of Human Development, Faculty of Medical and Human Sciences, University of Manchester; UK

Fields of study
The University of Manchester holds worldwide repute within medical genetics and students will have the opportunity to conduct projects under the supervision of international experts in areas such as:
  • biochemical genetics, 
  • developmental genetics, 
  • ocular genetics, 
  • health services research in genetics, 
  • common disease genetics, and 
  • clinical neurogenetics.
Number of awards
Ten spaces / places are available

Sponsorship duration
For the complete duration of the MRes - a 12 months full-time programme

Scholarship benefits
A £1,000 scholarship is being offered to students with the strongest applications

Method of Application
Applications for entry in September 2014 are now being invited.

To be considered for the funding, candidates must first apply for the postgraduate course and the scholarship will be awarded to the candidate who submits the strongest application and performs best at interview.

To apply for any of the courses you will need to complete and submit the online application form found on the official website (link to it is below). It is important to visit the official website.

DEADLINES:
The call for application was placed on 3rd June 2014 and closes on 30th June 2014.

PLEASE NOTE:
Applicants will only be considered for this scholarship if they apply and attend the required interview before 30th June 2014.

Contact
For further information:
email: Genetic.Medicine@manchester.ac.uk
telephone: +44(0)161 275 1783

Application Deadline: 30 June 2014
Open to International Applicants: Yes

More Scholarship Information and Application

Related: List of Scholarships in UK for International Students

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