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The Queen’s University Belfast is now accepting applications for Leverhulme (LINCS) PhD Scholarship Opportunities for the year 2018. LINCS offers fully-funded doctoral studentships to outstanding applicants.
The Leverhulme Interdisciplinary Network on Cybersecurity and Society (LINCS) at Queen’s University Belfast has been established to support pioneering research at the interface between the social sciences and electronic engineering & computer science.
Queen’s University Belfast today is an international ccentre of research and education and a major part of the fabric of Northern Ireland.
Queen’s University will continue to accept the IELTS Academic (both SELT and non-SELT), and TOEFL internet-based tests for direct admission to undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes, if taken within the past two years.
- Applications deadline: January 15, 2018
- Course Level: Scholarship is available to pursue Ph.D. programme.
- Study Subject: Scholarship is awarded to support pioneering research between the social sciences and electronic engineering & computer science.
- Scholarship Award: LINCS offers fully-funded doctoral studentships to outstanding applicants. We provide a comprehensive and attractive package of financial support over the duration of the study, which incorporates:
- Full tuition fees at Standard UK Rates (currently £4,195 per annum) for three years (based on 2017/18 rate – 2018/19 rate to be confirmed)
- A maintenance award at the Research Councils UK national rate (£14,553 per annum – based on 2017/18 rate – 2018/19 rate to be confirmed)
- £1,000 per annum research training and expenses to fund the costs of study abroad, conference attendance and fieldwork
- Financial support to participate in the annual Student-Led Conference, which includes specialist training as well as events focusing on career development and enhancing your employability
- Access to additional research funding from a central LINCS research support fund
- Financial support for placements, international conferences and the acquisition of the skills necessary for you to complete your Ph.D. to the highest standards.
- Nationality: UK or EU citizens.
- Number of Scholarships: Numbers not given.
- Scholarship can be taken in the UK
Eligibility for the Scholarship:
Eligible Countries: UK or EU citizens are eligible to apply. Applications from non-UK or non-EU citizens may be accepted on an exceptional basis but additional funding to cover International student fees is not available and must be secured by the applicant prior to starting.
- Applicants must hold a minimum 2nd Class Upper Degree (2:1) or equivalent qualification in a relevant Technology, Social Science or Humanities Based subject
- Applicants must be a UK or EU citizen
- Applications from non-UK or non-EU citizens may be accepted on an exceptional basis but additional funding to cover International student fees is not available and must be secured by the applicant prior to starting
- Applicants must be proficient in both writing and speaking in English
- Successful applicants must be prepared to live and work in Northern Ireland for the duration of their studies
- Interested candidates must consult the main topic contact at the earliest possible opportunity to discuss their research plans and application, or Professor John Morison in relation to an Open Proposal.
English Language Requirements: Applicants must be proficient in both writing and speaking in English.