Application for the PhD Fellowship in Biogeochemical Ocean Modelling in Denmark in 2019/20 Entry is now open for International students at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark.
The Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management, Faculty of Science at the University of Copenhagen is offering a PhD scholarship in biogeochemical ocean modelling commencing. The PhD position is fully funded by the Villum Foundation.
The University of Copenhagen is the oldest university and research institution in Denmark. Founded as a studium generale, it is the second oldest institution for higher education in Scandinavia after Uppsala University. The university has 23,473 undergraduate students, 17,398 postgraduate students, 2,968 doctoral students and over 9,000 employees.
The Scholarships are one of the most prestigious scholarships in the world. The aim of the program is to create a global network of future leaders committed to improving the lives of others.
PHD FELLOWSHIP IN BIOGEOCHEMICAL OCEAN MODELLING ELIGIBILITY
Scholars are selected on the following criteria:
- Scholarships are available for international students.
- Applicants should hold an MSc degree in Geoscience or related Science degree with good results and good English skills. As criteria for the assessment of your qualifications emphasis will also be laid on the ability to apply and enhance ROMS, previous publications (if any) and relevant work experience.
English Language Requirements: The candidate should have a very good command of English language. Therefore, the application should be written in English.
PHD FELLOWSHIP IN BIOGEOCHEMICAL OCEAN MODELLING APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
We advise you to have the following documents ready before you begin your online application:
- Research project proposal: This should include the following: (1) objective(s) of the research, (2) major research questions, (3) review of relevant literature, (4) methodology to be applied in the research, and (5) a timetable that plans for all course requirements to have been met within three years. The project description must elaborate on the value of the proposed research project in terms of its relevance to existing and future research in the field (maximum 6 pages excluding bibliography). The document must be in Times New Roman, font size 12, spacing 1.5 and all margins of 2 cm (right, left, top and bottom).
- Curriculum vitae (maximum 2 pages).
- Diplomas and transcripts: Certified copies of original diploma(s) and transcripts (both Bachelor’s and Master’s degree) in the original language and an authorized English translation if they are issued in other languages than English or Danish.
- Grading scale: A certified explanation of grading scale in the original language and an authorized English translation if it is available in another language than English or Danish.
- Supervisor: The name of a member of academic staff whom you wish to have assigned as your supervisor. You do not need to contact the supervisor but simply make a request in your application.
- Letter of motivation: Explain the choice of the Faculty of Law at the University of Copenhagen as a host institution for the proposed project and outline how the project fits within the research priorities at the Faculty (maximum 1 page).
- Documentation of English level: Documentation of English level can, for instance, be documented by an excellent IELTS or TOEFL test.
- Only applications that have been submitted (with the International Office and registered on the website of the scholarship) on or before December 12, 2018 will be considered for the scholarship.
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