Aberystwyth University Doctoral Career Development Scholarships (DCDS) Competition
The Department of Geography and Earth Sciences at Aberystwyth University is inviting applications to the university’s doctoral scholarship (DCDS) scheme which offers a package of research, training and career development for full-time PhD students. These awards are tailored to enable students to develop the necessary skills required to meet their career choices and offer a breadth of development opportunities to enhance their research, teaching and transferable skills.
Students within the scheme will make an agreed contribution to the Department and University as a condition of the PhD scholarship. Career development contributions could involve teaching, research assistance, editorial work, professional placements, or other personal development opportunities.
The competition for these prestigious University DCDS scholarships is now open to students who wish to study for a full-time PhD commencing in September 2014:
To be eligible you must:
- have or expect to obtain at least upper second class honours in your first degree
- apply and be offered a place for doctoral study at Aberystwyth
- achievement of 7.0 in IELTS, or equivalent, as the normal case, for non-UK students (before the end of March 2014 at the latest)
- be commencing your doctoral study in September 2014
Deadlines: The deadline for applications is 1st February 2014.