Application for the Bonnart Trust PhD funding for International Students in UK – 2019/2020 Entry is now open at the Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds in the UK.
The fellowship is designed for both European and non-European citizens. It provides talented young medics with an opportunity to pursue ambitious research projects in internationally renowned laboratories. The fellowship will cover the basic monthly stipend amounts to 1,550 euros, living expenses, books, travel expenses, etc.
Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds is a non-profit organization for the special and direct promotion of basic research in biomedicine. It offers various scientific courses and customized supportive programmes which are highly beneficial for academic careers.
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.
BONNART TRUST PHD FUNDING ELIGIBILITY
Scholars are selected on the following criteria:
- European and non-European citizens are eligible to apply for the fellowships.
- Fellowship is open to students applying in any of the School’s departments: Applied Linguistics and Communication; History, Classics and Archaeology; Geography, Environment and Development Studies; Philosophy; Politics and Psychosocial Studies.
- Applicants must have at least an upper second class undergraduate honours degree or equivalent and a master’s degree or equivalent.
- All applicants must have to meet the English language requirements for the fellowship IELTS 6.5 and IELTS 5.5
BONNART TRUST PHD FUNDING APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
Thea pplicants must follow the given application process for admission and scholarship. Candidates will normally possess at least an upper second class undergraduate honours degree or equivalent and a master’s degree or equivalent.
Prospective students: General Information about applying for doctoral study at Birkbeck. You will need to complete five steps:
1. Prepare a concise research proposal that addresses one of the themes: Diversity and Belonging or Minorities and Social Justice.
- Research proposals are encouraged which:
- Draw connections between the proposed research topic and contemporary concerns and practical outcomes
- Consider these themes in a European and/or UK context
- General guidance on writing a research proposal
- Individual departments may have specific requirements. See the departmental links below.
2. Identify the appropriate department for your research and a potential supervisor: History, Classics and Archaeology, Geography, Environment and Development Studies, Philosophy, Politics, Psychosocial Studies. Discuss and develop your research proposal with your potential supervisor. This step is vital. It is important to secure input and backing from your named supervisor.
3. Apply online for the relevant MPhil/PhD programme. Use the departmental links above and click the tab: ‘Apply Now’.
Current students: Students who are currently enrolled on MPhil/PhD degrees within the School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy will only be considered for a Bonnart Trust PhD Scholarship under exceptional circumstances. Any current student wishing to apply should complete steps 1 and 5 above and e-mail, with a brief outline of their exceptional circumstances, to [email protected]
All applications must include:
- Required documents according to the given criteria the applicant’s achievements to date grades and curriculum vitae, the scientific quality, e.g. originality and inventiveness, of the proposed PhD project, and the scientific standard of the laboratory in which the project is to be pursued.
- Only applications that have been submitted (with the International Office and registered on the website of the scholarship) before 1 February, 1 June, 1 October of each year will be considered for the scholarship.
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