Applications now been accepted for Scholarship for PhD Students within the Institute of Space Sciences & Astronomy at the University of Malta. International students are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme. worthy of note is the eligibility criteria which must be adhered to,so as to avoid disqualification.
The University of Malta is the highest teaching institution in Malta, it is publicly funded and is open to all those who have the requisite qualifications. Just over 11,000 students are currently pursuing studies at Foundation, Undergraduate, and Post-graduate level.
Level: PhD programme.
Study Subject: Scholarship is awarded within the Institute of Space Sciences & Astronomy.
Institution: Institute of Space Sciences & Astronomy
Scholarship Award: This full-time post is for a period of 36 months and carries a stipend of €8,000 per annum.
Scholarship can be taken in Malta
Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:
- Applications are invited for the post of PhD Student to work in collaboration with the Institute of Space Sciences & Astronomy. Students will join the scientific research and development team as a postgraduate researcher. The PhD programme will be supervised by a University of Malta academic supervisor.
- Applicants must be in possession of a Master’s degree in Science, Engineering or ICT, as well as a strong knowledge of software development.
- This full-time post is for a period of 36 months and carries a stipend of €8,000 per annum.
- The Scholarship will be subject to the eligibility of the candidates to meet the entry requirements set out by the University of Malta and the conditions for enroling in the D. programme[PDF]. International applicants are required to present an internationally recognised English Language proficiency Certificate at the required level. Further details are available online. International applicants are also advised to familiarise themselves with information available on the International Office website, particularly to the sections concerning visas and e-residence permit conditions and requirements. International candidates will need to provide assurance that they have the funds available to cover their stay in Malta. The stipend awarded for this scholarship is to be considered as a form of allowance and will not cover all the costs attached to studying and living in Malta.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirements: Applicants must be in possession of a Master’s degree in Science, Engineering or ICT, as well as a strong knowledge of software development.
English Language Requirements: Applicants must meet the universities English language requirements.
How to Apply: Candidates should submit their letter of application, a copy of their curriculum vitae, copies of their certificates and contact details (including email address) of 2 referees. Applications may be sent by email to karen.cacciattolo-at-um.edu.mt. Applications should be received by not later than noon 2 October 2017. International candidates are required to present certified translations of their qualifications into English.
Application Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is October 2, 2017.