OFID (The OPEC Fund for International Development) is pleased to announce that qualified applicants who have obtained or are on the verge of completing their undergraduate degree and who wish to study for a Master’s degree are welcome to apply for the OFID Scholarship 2018/2019. Continue reading “OPEC Scholarship: Call for Applications”→
The Einstein Forum and the Daimler and Benz Foundation are offering a fellowship for outstanding young thinkers who wish to pursue a project in a different field from that of their previous research. The purpose of the fellowship is to support those who, in addition to producing superb work in their area of specialization, are also open to other, interdisciplinary approaches – following the example set by Albert Einstein. Continue reading “Einstein Fellowship”→
Commonwealth Shared Scholarships are for candidates from least developed and lower middle income Commonwealth countries, for full-time Master’s study on selected courses, jointly supported by UK universities. Continue reading “Commonwealth Shared Scholarships”→
The call for scholarship applications opens February 22. The Joint Japan World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program is open to women and men from developing countries with professional experience and a history of supporting their countries’ development efforts. Continue reading “World Bank 2018 Scholarships Program”→
Newcastle University, UK has 15 fully-funded four-year PhD studentships in Digital Civics (commencing September 2018) and are seeking applicants with a passion for digital technology, civic life, and an interest in how technologies can be used to support citizens and communities. You will need an undergraduate or masters-level education: computer science, design, education, health sciences, or the social sciences.
Location: Newcastle University – EPSRC Doctoral Training Centre in Digital Civics
Newcastle Upon Tyne
UK Students, EU Students
£14,777 stipend + full funding of fees
5th February 2018
28th February 2018
The EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Digital Civics (https://digitalcivics.io) at Newcastle University trains doctoral students in the design, deployment and evaluation of community-driven digital technologies and services. Whether it is through the redesign of local services within communities, or rethinking how citizens can and do interact with local government, technology innovation and design has a critical role to play in enabling digitally connected citizens and communities. The CDT began in September 2014 and will train a minimum of 57 doctoral students over five annual intakes.
The CDT is a unique partnership with government, local, national and global industry and third sector partners. The CDT aims to deliver applied research training for doctoral researchers and includes a program of intensive training and research, internships and placements at some of the world’s leading charities, companies and universities.
All doctoral students will benefit from an annual tax-free stipend of £14,777 a year for 4 years, full funding of fees, and will receive additional funding for research costs including computing facilities, research consumables, and local, national and international travel to attend conferences and participate in industrial and academic exchanges.