PhD Scholarships at the Faculty of Business, University of Technology, Sydney

The Faculty of Business University of Technology Sydney offers some full-time PhD scholarships for study in any one of the Faculty’s five discipline-based Schools: Accounting; Finance and Economics; Leisure, Sport and Tourism; Management; or Marketing. Each scholarship has a tax-free cash value of $20,000.00 per year, and may be supplemented by a limited amount of teaching and/or research assistant activity within the Faculty. The scholarships are allocated on the basis of the terms and conditions specified by the Faculty. The scholarships are for a period of three years and are subject to satisfactory progress.
Subject to satisfactory progress.
How to apply:
Local Student Applications
Local students are Australian/New Zealand citizens or Australian permanent residents. Research applications can be submitted anytime up until the closing dates:
Autumn Semester (Jan-Jun) October 31st
UTS: Business may accept 2nd round of applications, contact the Business Research Office for details.
Spring Semester (Jul-Dec) May 31st
International Student Applications
International Students are those without Australian/New Zealand citizenship or without Australian permanent residency. Research applications can be submitted anytime up until the closing dates:
Autumn Semester (Jan-Jun) December 15th
Spring Semester (Jul-Dec) June 15th
Name: Faculty of Business Research Office
Phone: +61 2 9514 3940
Postal Address:
PO Box 123
Broadway NSW 2007

Adelaide Scholarships International (ASI) 2010

The University of Adelaide offers a scholarships scheme for international students undertaking postgraduate research study. Its purpose is to attract high quality overseas postgraduate students to areas of research strength in the University of Adelaide to support its research effort. The selection for scholarships is extremely competitive.

Up to 10 prestigious scholarships may be available in the mid year round of scholarships for 2010 to outstanding international students from any country undertaking postgraduate research in any academic discipline.

The ASI provides:

Course tuition fees for two years for a Masters degree by Research and three years for a Doctoral research degree (an extension is possible for doctoral programs only);
Health insurance cover for students; and
An annual living allowance of approximately $22,250 (2010 value) for the normal duration of the program.
Applicants should hold at least the equivalent of an Australian First Class Honours degree. This is a four year degree with a major research project in the final year. Other criteria that will be taken into consideration is undergraduate performance, bachelor and honours awards and scholarships, other postgraduate degrees, publications in internationally refereed journals, the presentation of conference papers and relevant industry experience.

Applications for these scholarships are always highly competitive. Generally ASI recipients have completed a Masters degree including a significant research component and have several publications and relevant work and research experience.


ASI Scholarship will be awarded strictly on academic merit. Extra-curricular achievements will not be considered.
Citizens and Permanent Residents of Australia, and citizens of New Zealand are ineligible.
Those undertaking research via remote candidature are ineligible.
International applicants are not eligible for an ASI if they have already commenced the degree for which they are seeking an award, unless they can establish that they were unable to apply for an ASI in the last round of the previous calendar year.
International applicants who have not provided evidence of their meeting English language proficiency requirements by the closing date are not eligible for an ASI.
International applicants must not hold a research qualification regarded by the University of Adelaide to be equivalent to an Australian Research Doctorate degree or, if undertaking a Research Masters degree, not hold a research qualification regarded by the University of Adelaide to be equivalent to or higher than an Australian Research Masters degree.
Candidates are required to enrol in the University of Adelaide as ‘international students’ and must maintain ‘international student’ status for the duration of their enrolment in the University.
Scholarships are available for the normal duration of the program, subject to satisfactory progress. For students enrolled in a PhD, extensions beyond three years and six months require the approval of the Graduate Scholarships Committee and would only be approved in exceptional circumstances.
Scholarships holders must commence study at The University of Adelaide in Semester 2, 2010. No ASI may be commenced after 30 November.
Scholarship winners will not be permitted to defer commencement until 2011.
Applicants who applied in previous international scholarship rounds are not eligible to apply again.
We strongly recommend that all applicants submit their application and all required documents well before the closing date. Incomplete applications at the scholarship application deadline will not be considered for a scholarship.

Current status: Open (2010 Midyear scholarship round)

Postgraduate Research Application Form

Application deadline: 15th May


8 PhD Fellowships in Political Science at IHS Vienna, Austria

Program in Political Science 2010-2013
We are now accepting applications for the next postgraduate program in political science, which will start on 1 October 2010.

Admission Requirements
Applicants must hold a Master’s degree in political science or other disciplines relevant to the program. Degrees should be received by October 2010. Excellent command of the English language is essential since the working language of the program is English. Above all, interested candidates will have to demonstrate that they are willing and able to embark upon a PhD project on a topic related to the theme of the program.


The program starts on 1 October 2010. Successful candidates will have access to fully-equipped office space at the institute and enjoy the full range of IHS support services. We offer 8 fellowships of 850 Euro per month (tax-free), but participation in the program is also possible for a limited number of additional students with alternative sources of funding.

Application Procedure

Interested candidates should complete the application form and email it, together with a letter of motivation (1-2 pages), a current curriculum vitae, a dissertation outline (6-10 pages), and scans of relevant academic certificates (BA, MA, MSc, Diploma etc.), to the Department’s administrative manager Elisabet Torggler ( We accept Microsoft Word and PDF documents.

The closing date is 31 May 2010. Interviews with shortlisted candidates will take place in mid-June 2010.


The University of Sheffield 2010 Entry Overseas Master Scholarships in Electronic and Electrical Engineering

Applicants demonstrating outstanding academic achievements may qualify for an academic merit scholarship worth £2,000; up to 5 awards of £2000 each are available for each of the above MSc programmes

Selection will be based on the postgraduate application form and supporting documentation such as academic transcripts and references; no additional scholarship applications are required

Programmes of study:

MSc Computer Vision Engineering
MSc Semiconductor Photonics and Engineering
MSc Avionics
Award title and amount:

£2,000 academic merit scholarships

All overseas applicants who have submitted their Masters programme application by 1 June will be considered for the awards. Successful candidates will be notified of the selection outcome on (or soon after) 1 July 2010
Other terms and conditions:

Only self-funding applicants will be considered for the awards. The awards will take the form of a tuition fee reduction. The awards can be combined with other University of Sheffield scholarships.

Gra�a Machel Scholarships Programme 2010 for Southern African

The key aim of the Graça Machel Scholarship Programme is to help provide the human resources necessary for economic, social and cultural development in the southern African region and to develop an educated and skilled workforce that can benefit the wider community. Scholarships that target women have long been recognized as an effective approach in addressing gender equality and eradicating poverty. By providing opportunities to study at postgraduate level, these scholarships aim to empower women and to equip them to take up leadership positions in order to have a direct impact in the communities, nations and region in which they live.

The Graça Machel Scholarships Programme will provide a minimum of 60 postgraduate scholarships to female students from Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Swaziland and South Africa in both South Africa and the UK. The majority of the scholarships will be for study in South Africa.

Postgraduate Study: All scholarships are for postgraduate study, either for one academic year if based in the UK or for two years if based in South Africa. The scholarship includes payment of maintenance, travel, health insurance and tuition fees.

Candidates: Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis to women on the basis of academic/professional merit, financial need, intended academic programme, leadership potential and commitment to work for constructive change in Africa.

Subject Areas:

Science & Technology
Economics & Finance
Application Process: The application form is of primary importance as the initial assessment is made on the basis of the completed application form. Where possible, interviews will also be conducted. The following documents must be sent with all applications:

Certified copy of undergraduate degree certificate plus university academic transcript
One passport size photo with the applicant’s name clearly written on the back
One academic reference in sealed envelope
One employment reference in sealed envelope (if you have not been employed we will accept two academic references or a reference from your voluntary work)
Please post (do not fax or email) completed application forms and supporting documents to:

Canon Collins Trust
22 The Ivories, Northampton Street, London N1 2HY, UK.

All applications must be sent to Canon Collins Trust in the United Kingdom

Please be aware that Canon Collins Trust will assess many applications. It is important that you take time to complete the form accurately and legibly.

The deadline for applications is

August 11th 2010 for study in South Africa (courses starting in February)
December 10th 2010 for study in the UK (courses starting in September/October)
Application for Graça Machel South Africa scholarship starting 2011


We are happy to accept references separately from the application and will collate them; however it is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that the reference is sent.

In the case of the work reference, please be aware that confirmation of employment is not sufficient as a reference. We require information regarding your work performance and potential.

If you are not currently employed, we will accept a reference from voluntary work, or two academic references.

Application checklist

1. Have you answered all the questions carefully?

2. Remember to include:

Undergraduate degree certificate
Academic Reference
Work Reference
3. Is the application form legible?

4. Do not include any additional information as it will be discarded. Your application will be judged by the quality of the information on the application form.


Newcastle University International Postgraduate Scholarship (NUIPS) 2010

Newcastle University is delighted to announce over 100 new Newcastle University International Postgraduate Scholarship (NUIPS) awards. These are available for international students starting their studies in September 2010, in the 2010-11 academic year. Each scholarship will have a value of £1,500 per year, payable towards tuition fees in the first instance. In very exceptional circumstances, the value of the NUIPS may be increased to £3,000 per year at the discretion of the International Scholarships Committee.


You could be eligible to apply for a NUIPS award if:

you have been offered a place on any postgraduate degree programme
you have been assessed as international/overseas for fees purposes, and are wholly or partially self-financing
you intend to register to start your studies during the 2010-11 academic year.
applications for a NUIPS award cannot be made for a course that has already been started by a student.
How to apply

You must have already applied for and been offered a place to study at Newcastle University before you apply for a Newcastle University International Postgraduate Scholarship (NUIPS).

Please complete the application form electronically and in accordance with the NUIPS regulations, which are provided at the end of the application form. Applications must be submitted electronically via the email address provided below. Unfortunately paper copies cannot be accepted. If you experience problems with the application form, please contact Financial Support who can e-mail a copy of the form and the regulations to you.

The closing date is 21 May 2010. Candidates who submit their application by 21 May will be notified about if their application has been successful in late July/early August.

Contact Details

Student Wellbeing Service
Financial Support
Newcastle University
King’s Gate
Newcastle upon Tyne
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 191 222 5537/5538
Fax: +44 (0) 191 222 6103

Further Information :

PhD Studentship in European Law in the Context of a EU FP7 Financed Project, Luxembourg

The University of Luxembourg has an opening in its Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance for
2 PhD students in European Law (M/F) in the context of a EU FP7 financed project:
Dynamics of Institutional cooperation in the European Union (INCOOP)

Ref: F2R-DRO-PEU-09INCO (to be mentioned in all correspondence)
2-year fixed term contract, renewable one year (M/F)
Student AND employee status

The PhD positions are financed from the Initial Training Network (ITN) on Inter-institutional Cooperation in the EU (INCOOP), financed by the European Union within the framework of the People Programme: Initial Training Networks (FP7-PEOPLE-ITN-2008). For more information, please visit


Master’s degree in law or equivalent;
Excellent command of the English language and language skills in at least one of the additional working languages of the University of Luxembourg (French or German) are a requirement (all non-native English candidates have to pass the Academic IELTS – minimum score: 7,5 – or TOEFL Internet-based test – minimum score: 113).
Under EU financing rules for the programme, applicants are eligible if they are not a national of the State in which the host institution is located (G. D. of Luxembourg). At the time of appointment, the researcher may not have lived or carried out his/her main activity in the country of the host institution for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to his/her appointment. For more information see:


Each of the generously funded PhD studentship is available for a duration of 36 months (maximum)
Personal work space at the University
Integrated into an international inter-disciplinary training network.
Integrated into probably the most diverse and dynamic legal faculty in Europe and its PhD training programme.
Applications should be submitted in English and must include the following:

A cover letter including a statement of research interests and motivation, including how this relates to the work of the host institution.
A detailed curriculum vitae.
If possible, a transcript of results of prior university studies.
Certified copies of university diplomas.
A list of publications and copies thereof, if applicable. If not, a sample of written work of the candidate.
The name, current position, and relationship to the applicant, of two referees and their letters of recommendation (can be directly mailed by post or email to the address below).
Proof of nationality and compliance with the eligibility criteria (above).
Applications must be sent by post as well as electronically to the following address before May 31st, 2010: herwig.hofmann

Professor Herwig Hofmann
Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance
University of Luxembourg
162a Avenue de la Faïencerie
L-1511 Luxembourg
The University of Luxembourg is an equal opportunity employer.

Application Deadline : 31 May 2010

[France] 19 PhD positions in Agricultural Sciences, INRA

Approximately 1800 PhD students are hosted in INRA's research units. Doctoral students are a vital part of the scientific production of the Institute. The research units which host them carry out their role of training in and through research.

Each year, more than 500 doctoral students join INRA, all remunerated on contracts and in most cases associated with various private and public partners.

INRA is proposing special contracts in 2010

These contracts offer doctoral students particularly attractive conditions in terms of the duration of the contract and remuneration:

Recruitment of Associate Scientists on Contract
Associate Scientists on Contract (ASC) are recruited to carry out a thesis at INRA on subjects combining modelling and agronomic issues.

Young Scientist Contracts
The Young Scientist Contract aims at students who wish to carry out a PhD at INRA and begin a career in research. Its specificity lies in that it involves a partnership between INRA and a graduate sch

[Taiwan] ASML/NTIO Joint Scholarship

Deadline: May 15, 2010

ASML is pleased to offer 3 scholarships jointly with the Netherlands Trade and Investment Office to give promising Taiwanese postgraduates and young professionals the opportunity to develop their skills at top Dutch technical universities for the academic year 2010/2011.

The Scholarship Scheme is administered in Taiwan by the Netherlands Trade and Investment Office and will be open to Taiwanese students who hold firm offers on a master's program in science and technology from one of the following three selected universities (Science Department preferred):

Delft University of Technology
Eindhoven University of Technology
University of Twente
ASML will support successful candidates and pay the costs of the full tuition fees (exclusive of living expenses and other costs) for up to two years of studies on one of the master's programmes at the above universities in the related subjects.

Criteria of Eligibility
Applicants who meet the following requirements will be placed in the first priority group:

Candidates must be citizens of Taiwan and be normally resident in Taiwan.
A BSc degree in the field of science & technology or in related subjects.
Fluent in spoken and written English (a minimum TOEFL score of 213 on computer-based test or 6.0 in IELTS.)
Regulations and Application Procedures:
To apply for the scholarship, all candidates must complete the scholarship application form, accompanied by copies of degrees or awards and academic transcripts, and return to NESO by 15 May 2010 at the latest.

Scholars will be selected by the ASML/NTIO Joint Selection Panel who will look at the strengths and capabilities of the candidates and consider their suitability for the program. All short-listed candidates will be called for an interview before a decision is reached. At the interviews, the questioning will focus on future career plans and ambitions.

Interviews will be held in June 2010. Final results will be announced by the end of June 2010. No scholarship will be confirmed until a university place has been secured. The deadline for candidates to secure a university offer is 1 July 2010.

Click here to read more information about ASML/NTIO Joint Scholarship

The York Management School Scholarship: PhD Research Opportunities, 2010

The York Management School invites applications for admission to full time research study leading to the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in the following subjects: Accounting, Business History, Human Resource Management, International Business, Management Systems, Organisation Theory, and Public Sector Management.
The York Management School is offering two scholarships which will be on the basis of a fixed term stipend for three and a half years to the value of £13,290 per annum, with all tuition fees paid at the UK/ EU rate (currently £3,390). The York Management School will increase these scholarships in line with University fees and stipends. Successful applicants will be appointed as Graduate Assistants within the relevant Research Group, providing suitable teaching support.
Further particulars about the School and its research are available from:
Details on how to apply, and application forms, are available from:
Deadline for applications is 15 August 2010.
The successful candidates will be expected to commence their studies in October 2010.

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