PhD Scholarships in Astronomy or Astrophysics for International Students at UCLan in UK, 2017

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Applications are invited for a full-time PhD (via MPhil) studentship in Astronomy or Astrophysics in the Jeremiah Horrocks Institute. The studentship is funded by STFC and is tenable for up to 3.5 years full-time and will cover the cost of tuition fees at UK/EU rates and a maintenance grant (14,296 at 2016/17 rates).

The aim of the scholarship is to give financial support to the students for their higher education.

UCLan is one of the UK’s largest universities with a student and staff community approaching 38,000. UCLan became the first UK modern university to appear in the QS World University Rankings. It is ranked second in the UK for the number of graduate start-ups still active overall and ranked third in the UK for estimate turnover for active firms. The University has an increasingly thriving campus in Cyprus delivering UCLan programmes and original research within a UCLan environment and culture

Numbers of Scholarships: Four scholarships are available.

Scholarship can be taken in the UK

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement:

Astronomy or Astrophysics:

Social Work and Community Engagement

Physics or Astrophysics

Humanities and Social Sciences.

English Language Requirement:

Astronomy or Astrophysics:

Application Deadline

Physics or Astrophysics and Humanities and Social Sciences: The application deadline is Feb, 28,2017.

Astronomy or Astrophysics: The application deadline is February, 26,2017.


Applicants of any nationality can apply for these scholarships.

What is the study subject?:

These scholarships are awarded in the subjects of Astronomy or Astrophysics, Social Work and Community Engagement, Physics or Astrophysics and Humanities and Social Sciences.

The necessary course level:

These scholarships are available to pursue PhD (via MPhil) programme.

How much is the scholarship award?:

These scholarships will cover the cost of tuition fees at UK/EU rates.

Criteria to be eligible:

Applicants must meet the following area for these scholarships:

How to apply this scholarship?:

Applicants can apply through online mode.

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