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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

Further Scholarship Information and Application