2018 CDT Fully Funded Applied Photonics Engineering Doctorate (EngD) In UK


Applications are currently ongoing for the new Applied Photonics Engineering Doctorate (EngD). It isavailable for UK and EU students. This is a fully funded scholarship awarded for the duration of 4 years. Boost your application by been the first to apply for the CDT Fully Funded Applied Photonics Engineering Doctorate (EngD) In UK for 2018-2019 academic session. The project is fully funded for four years including fees and a stipend for eligible students. Successful applicants will be part of a small yearly cohort that will meet for networking, technical and MBA courses as well as professional skills workshops. See details below for more information.

Scholarship Type:

Scholarship is available to study PhD programme.

Field Of study:

Scholarship is awarded to study Biomedical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Physics.

Scholarship Benefits:

  • Each eligible EngD student will receive a scholarship of at least £21,277 per annum and have fees paid for the duration of the 4 year programme.
  • PhD students receive at least £14,777 per annum and have fees paid for the duration of the 4 year programme.
  • Both EngD and PhD students will also receive additional funding of up to £3,000 to attend conferences and training.

Host Country Of Scholarship:

United Kingdom.

Country Eligible For The Scholarship:

UK and EU nationals are welcome to apply.

Eligibility For The CDT Fully Funded Applied Photonics Engineering Doctorate (EngD) In UK:

The be qualified, the following must be met:

  • Applicangt will have, or expect to obtain, a 1st or 2:1 honours degree in physics or a related subject. A background in optics or applied optics would be an advantage.
  • The successful applicant must have good communication skills, both verbal and written to enable them to work effectively as part of an interdisciplinary team.
  • Applicant must also be keen to develop skills to theoretically simulate, design and build optical experiments and analyse data.
  • Applicants must have programming skills for simulating experiments and analysing data as well as demonstrable prior experience with optical experiments.
  •  Non-native English speakers need to provide evidence of a SELT (Secure English Language Test) at CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference) Level B2 taken within 2 years of the date of application.
  • There are several types of SELT but IELTS (International English Language Testing System) is the most common. The minimum requirement is IELTS 6.5 or equivalent, no individual component can be less than 6.0 in a single sitting.

How To Apply For The Scholarship:

Applications should be submitted via the Heriot-Watt website or click here.

Required Documents:

  • An up-to-date CV
  • Previous degree certificates and transcripts
  • References or contact details of two academic references. (Employer references are also accepted from applicants applying from a relevant industry background)

Under the field ‘Research project information’ please list your projects of interest and your order of preference. Please note you are not required to submit a project proposal when applying to our CDT.

Application Closing Date:

October 31, 2018

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