Dilmun PhD Full Scholarship Programme at Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, and applications are submitted till 1st October 2015. Applications are invited for PhD Full Scholarship at Royal Collage of Surgeons commencing on 1st October 2015. For academic year 2015/16, there are three Dilmun Scholarships available which will provide full funding (student stipend BHD600/- per month = 1600 US$ per month) in one of each of the three subject areas. Students will undertake the full-time Dilmun Scholar Programme over five years. This includes a one-year pre-doctoral training year to be spent in RCSI Dublin where students will undertake some structured learning of core PhD skills while learning pertinent skills in the research group of their Dublin host. Full details:
School(Institutions/ Country): | Ireland
Level: PhD programme
Field(s): Scholarships are awarded in one of the three subject areas.
The project titles are listed below:
Deadline: 8th August 2015.
Funded By: National University of Ireland and the Royal College of Surgeons
Beneficiaries(Target Groups): Dilmun PhD Full Scholarship is targeted for Irish and international students scholarships.
‣ No. of awards: For academic year 2015/16, there are three Dilmun Scholarships available.
Tenure : Students
will undertake the full-time Dilmun Scholar Programme over five
years. This includes a one-year pre-doctoral training year to be
spent in RCSI Dublin where students will undertake some structured
learning of core PhD skills (including research methods; research
ethics & integrity, academic writing) while learning pertinent
skills in the research group of their Dublin host.
‣Value of Scholarship : Scholarships will provide full funding (student stipend BHD600/- per month = 1600 US$ per month). The Dilmun Scholar Programme will make a generous sponsorship available to the successful candidates. This scholarship offers each of the three successful students the following:
‣ The Dilmun PhD Full Scholarship is a new structured PhD programme that is being delivered by RCSI Bahrain in collaboration with RCSI Dublin, bringing together the complementary research expertise in RCSI Dublin and RCSI Bahrain.
‣ Students will be registered with RCSI Dublin. This Programme provides a rare opportunity to avail of a fully-funded PhD, offering students an excellent opportunity to develop as leaders in their chosen field.
‣ RCSI requires students to have completed 12 years in high school (in the scientific stream). Students must have a Bachelor of Science Degree in science or equivalent in related field, with a minimum score of 2.1. In addition, students must hold a Master’s Degree in Science or related field.
‣ Students spoken and written English must be of an adequate standard for postgraduate study. If English is not your first language, a TOEFL or IELTS test is required. RCSI seeks a minimum TOEFL test score of 577 (paper based test), 230 (computer based test), 88-89 (internet based test) or a score of 6.5 under the IELTS test.
Selection Criteria for Dilmun PhD Full Scholarship
‣ Students should demonstrate a high level of ambition and a desire to excel in their field of study.
‣ Candidates applying must be available to travel to Ireland at the end of this September and to study in Ireland for one year before continuing their studies based in Bahrain. Each candidate’s application will be considered on an individual basis.
‣ Applicant will be notified of the outcome of your application in due course.
Scholarship Application Method
‣ Applications for the Dilmun Scholar Programme will be received by RCSI Bahrain’s Admissions Team; however, the successful students will be registered for the Programme at RCSI Dublin.
‣ Please ensure you include all supporting documents with your completed application form:
‣ Scholarship Applications are due on 8th August 2015.
‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website
‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.