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University of Manchester BBSRC Doctoral Training Partnership (Fully Funded Scholarship)

University of Manchester BBSRC Doctoral Training Partnership (Fully Funded Scholarship)

University of Manchester BBSRC Doctoral Training Partnership (Fully-funded) University of Manchester is pioneering a four-year fully-funded BBSRC Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) for outstanding and eligible domestic and international students who wish to enroll in a doctoral training program at the University.

The University graduate skills training programme is designed to provide research and transferable skills linked to academic progression, personal development and career aspirations.

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Scholarship Sponsor(s): University of Manchester, UK

Scholarships to be taken at: Queen Mary University of London, UK

Scholarships Type: Fully-funded

Scholarships level: PhD

Subject Eligibility: Biological, Biomedical, Mathematical, and Physical Sciences

Country/Candidate Eligibility: Domestic & International students

BBSRC Doctoral Training Partnership (Fully-funded) DETAILS

All BBSRC DTP projects are designed to provide multidisciplinary challenges for students with backgrounds including bioscience, biomedical, mathematical and physical sciences. Your PhD thesis must be submitted within four years of starting the programme.

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You will therefore spend time in the labs of the supervisory team undertaking training via formal rotations, enabling you to gain valuable skills and techniques to complete your project.

Also, the Institution provide in-house training in mathematical methods and analysis, as well as the opportunity to undertake an online programme developed by the BBSRC to enhance your systems biology knowledge and expertise.

Eligibility and Selection Criteria

All candidates are expected to meet the following eligibility criteria for the University of Manchester BBSRC Doctoral Training Partnership (Fully-funded)

  • Applicants must be domestic or international students
  • Applicants must be admitted into PhD degree program.
  • The award is available for PhD courses in bioscience, biomedical, mathematical and physical sciences offered at the University
  • Other factors such as community service, leadership qualities, and levels of motivation will also be taken into consideration.
  • Based on academic merit
  • Applicants must have a High school certificate or equivalent
  • Students enrolling full time in the Honours program in the semester for which the scholarship is awarded.
  • Exceptional personal success skills (e g., emotional maturity, motivation, perseverance, etc.)
  • A high school transcript and/or GSE results (if your transcript is not in English, also require a Certified translation).

Scholarship Benefits

The benefits of the University of Manchester BBSRC Doctoral Training Partnership (Fully-funded) include:

  • Fully-funded scholarship
  • Get cross-disciplinary experience and training through project rotations early in the programme.
  • Go on a three-month placement in an area unrelated to your project to learn about different careers and improve your employability.
  • Opportunity to spend two years at an overseas partner institution (Dual Award) or complete a research placement in industry of up to 12 months.
  • Access bespoke graduate skills training, in-house systems biology math’s training and the BBSRC’s SysMic programme.
  • Have the opportunity to take up CASE studentships offering enhanced training with an industrial partner, which are also available as part of the BBSRC DTP.

How to Apply

If you wish to be considered for a BBSRC DTP Studentship and also meet the eligibility criteria, you must complete a single at: Online Application

Complete the form following the instructions. If you are interested in a CASE Studentship, you can include this as one of your three project choices on your online application form. Just make this clear on the form.

Application Deadline: January 22, 2021

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