The School of Mathematics, Statistics and Actuarial Science is offering several scholarships which will cover tuition fees at the Home/EU rate plus a maintenance grant equivalent to that offered by the Research Councils (£13,590 in 2011-12).
These scholarships will be offered for one year in the first instance, renewable for a maximum period of three and a half years subject to satisfactory academic performance.
The scholarship includes a travel grant of up to £1750 to allow students to present their work at national and international conferences.
Candidates must hold a good Honours degree (First or 2i) and preferably a Master’s degree (MSc, MMath, Msci) at merit or distinction in a relevant subject or equivalent.
The scholarship competition is open to all postgraduate research applicants. UK, EU and overseas fee paying students as well as full-time and part-time postgraduate research students are invited to apply.
How to apply
To be eligible for these scholarships, candidates must make a formal application for postgraduate research study at the University of Kent. To be considered for one of these scholarship, applicants should select the box `School Scholarship’ under ‘How are you intending to fund your studies?’ on the Kent application form: http://www.kent.ac.uk/courses/postgrad/apply/index.html
Applications for PhD scholarships will be considered in two rounds. The deadlines for receipt of completed applications are:
- First deadline 20th April 2012
- Second deadline 22nd June 2012
For further information please contact:
School of Mathematics, Statistics & Actuarial Science
University of Kent
Kent CT2 7NF