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2012/2013 Call for Application for EURIAS Fellowship Programme

The European Institutes for Advanced Study (EURIAS) Fellowship Programme is an international researcher mobility programme offering 10-month residencies in one of the 14 participating Institutes: Berlin, Bologna, Brussels, Bucharest, Budapest, Cambridge, Helsinki, Jerusalem, Lyons, Nantes, Paris, Uppsala, Vienna, Wassenaar. The Institutes for Advanced Study support the focused, self-directed work of outstanding researchers. The fellows benefit from the finest intellectual and research conditions and from the stimulating environment of a multi-disciplinary and international community of first-rate scholars.

The Programme welcomes applications worldwide from promising young scholars as well as from leading senior researchers. Based on the 2011/2012 application campaign, the EURIAS selection process has proven to be highly competitive. To match the Programme standards, applicants have to submit a solid and innovative research proposal, to demonstrate the ability to forge beyond disciplinary specialisation, to show an international commitment as well as quality publications in high-impact venues.

Scholarship Application Deadline:May 31st, 2011

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Call for Applications:PhD Fellowship at IMPRS for Molecular Biomedicine, Münster

3-year PhD projects range from studying molecular mechanisms of basic cellular processes to the analysis of the molecular basis of inflammatory and vascular diseases.
We offer outstanding research in high-profile laboratories as well as excellent scientific and “soft-skill” training aimed to strengthen the PhD students’ competences for their future careers. Students will receive a tax-free fellowship of 1365-1400 € per month.

IMPRS-MBM and CEDAD are open for highly qualified and motivated students of any nationality. We also encourage students who have obtained a Master’s degree at Münster University to apply for a IMPRS-MBM / CEDAD fellowship.

The next term will commence in October.

We are looking forward to your application for a PhD fellowship in Münster, “the world’s most liveable city” (LivCom Award 2004).

Scholarship Application Deadline
:13 May2011

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Lord Kelvin/Adam Smith Scholarship Scheme, UK: Cutting edge interdisciplinary research projects

The prestigious Lord Kelvin/Adam Smith Scholarship scheme was established in 2007 to support the development of innovative, boundary-crossing research at the University and is now in its fifth year. The scheme supports new partnerships between members of staff and will offer outstanding research students both from home and abroad the opportunity to undertake doctoral training in the context of cutting edge interdisciplinary research projects.
10 Kelvin Smith Scholarships are available to start in academic session 2011/12. These scholarships are project based and the recruiting projects are listed below along with contact details for a project team member. These are the only Kelvin Smith projects recruiting for 2011/12. For further information on how to apply for one of the project scholarships please contact the appropriate project team member by email.
The Kelvin Smith Scholarships are open to home/EU and international/overseas students.
Each scholarship will run for 4 years and will provide the successful students with an annual stipend at the Research Council recommended rates (£13,590 for 2011/12). On top of this the project will benefit from £5,300 per year as a contribution towards research and travel costs. Appointed students will receive a fee waiver.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 31 May 2011

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