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University of Essex, UK Invites Applications for Graduate Teaching and Research Assistantship

Published On: 23 Nov 2012 | Last Updated On: 23 Nov 2012

Applications are invited by University of Essex, UK for Graduate Teaching and Research Assistantship.

Scholarship Details:

Fee waiver (or partial fee waiver for overseas students) to a maximum value of £4,000, living costs of £4,000 per year (consisting of a stipend and Graduate Teaching and Research Assistantship), plus a training bursary of £250 per year and Proficio points, which may be used to 'buy' advanced skills training.

Eligibility Criteria:

Graduate Teaching and Research Assistantship is available to UK, EU and international full-time Ph.D students. Successful international applicants will need to fund the difference between the HEU and international fees. To be eligible, candidate must hold an offer from the University of Essex for a Ph.D, Integrated Ph.D or part-time Professional Doctorate (not M.Phil, Doctor of Medicine and Masters by Dissertation or full-time Professional Doctorate).

How to Apply:

Candidate should complete the University of Essex Doctoral Scholarship application form online via their myEssex applicant portal. This will become available to them once they have received an official offer of admission for a relevant course from the Graduate Admissions Office.

For more details and information on application procedure, please click here.

Selection Process:

Candidates will be selected for the award of a scholarship on the following criteria:

  • Academic ability - based on previous academic qualifications, normally a Master's degree with distinction or merit.
  • Research potential - based on the candidate's research proposal submitted with their application, as well as their statement on the scholarship application form.
  • Professional development potential - for awards incorporating a GTRA position, based on the candidate's skills, aptitudes and potential to support their department's undergraduate teaching or research activities.
  • Financial need - based on evidence provided on the scholarship application form.

Important Dates:

Application deadline: Friday, March 01, 2013.

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