IMPaCT Fully-Funded PhD Studentships with Industrial Top-up in UK, 2015


IMPaCT Fully-Funded PhD Studentships with Industrial Top-up in UK, and applications are submitted till 30th May, 2015. Applications are invited for 16 fully-funded PhD studentships available for a 4-year integrated training programme at University of Leicester, Birmingham and Nottingham. In the first year students will undertake a range of Masters level training modules covering technical and transferable skills. In the following three years, they will carry out research for a PhD in a particular topic, using appropriate research facilities in the three universities and spending time working with their industrial partners. Enhanced EPSRC studentships covering fees, travel expenses, and a minimum stipend of £13,726 plus industry top-up of up to £4,000 per annum for UK students; funding is also available to exceptional international students. Full details:

School(Institutions/ Country): University of Leicester, Birmingham and Nottingham | UK

Level:Studentships are available for a 4-year integrated training programme (Masters level training in first year and research for a PhD in the rest of years)

Field(s):  Studentships are awarded in core research themes: Casting, welding, surface engineering, near net-shape forming, synthesis of nanomaterials, materials characterisation & performance evaluation, modelling of metal processing.


Deadline: 30th May, 2015

Funded By: EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Innovative Metal Processing (IMPaCT, the Centre has secured significant financial support from EPSRC, the universities and industrial partners including A

Beneficiaries(Target Groups): IMPaCT Fully-Funded PhD Studentships are targeted for UK and international students.

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

Award No: There are 16 fully-funded PhD studentships available for students.

Scholarship Duration: The studentships are for a 4-year integrated training programme. In the first year you undertake a range of Masters level training modules covering technical and transferable skills, involving all three universities and take work experience with our industrial partners. In the following three years, you will carry out research for a PhD in a particular topic, using appropriate research facilities in the three universities and spending time working with your industrial partners.

Scholarship covers: Enhanced EPSRC studentships covering fees, travel expenses and a minimum stipend of £13,726 plus industry top-up of up to £4,000 per annum for UK students; funding is also available to exceptional international students.

Description

IMPaCT was created to train future leaders who are able to fully exploit and deploy innovative metal processing techniques in industry.

It brings together world-class metals research teams from the universities of Leicester, Birmingham and Nottingham along with 14 industrial and international partners.

The Centre has secured significant financial support from EPSRC, the universities and our industrial partners including Alstom Power, Doncasters Group, Rolls-Royce, STFC, Tata Steel, TWI and Welding Alloys.

IMPaCT will provide the integrated experimental, analytical, modelling and transferable skills training which is required for innovation in industry.

Beyond this, there will be an array of student-led events, e.g. mini-symposia, workshops and summer schools. Studying metal processing at IMPaCT will be invigorating, challenging and rewarding.


Eligibility



‣ IMPaCT is looking for exceptional candidates for IMPaCT Fully-Funded PhD Studentships , with (or about to obtain) at least a high 2:1 Honours degree, from across all engineering and science subjects.

Scholarship Application Method

‣ Applicants are required to apply via online.

‣ Scholarship Applications are due on 30th May 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.

For more Information about IMPaCT Fully-Funded PhD Studentships



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