doctoral studies | Scholarship for Nigerians and Africans - Part 2

2011 RADMA Doctoral Studies Funding Programme, UK: Management of Scientific and Technological activity, Research development, Product design and innovation , Strategy formulation and human resources ,Management of technology and policy

RADMA is accepting proposals under its Doctoral Studies Programme. The award provides up to three years funding to talented prospective or mid-study PhD students, offering an opportunity to concentrate on the studentship for the period of the award. The award will cover costs related to fees and specified living expenses up to a maximum of £17,500 per academic year (pro-rata for part time students). To be eligible for funding candidates must be accepted for PhD study at a UK university.

Scholarship Application Deadline:
31 March 2011

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Funded PhD Studies in Computer Science, Saarland University, Germany

The Saarbrücken Graduate School of Computer Science provides an optimal environment for pursuing doctoral studies in computer science at an internationally competitive level. As a student, you undergo research-oriented training and experience a stimulating and scientifically challenging atmosphere. Advised by internationally renowned scientists, you can participate in one of the many research groups and find your way into top-notch research.

Talented students with strong interest in research who hold a Masters or an excellent Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or in a related field.[At the time of application the degree need not be conferred yet.] Please note that this is a highly competitive program and you should only apply if you are among the best students in your class. We are looking for academic excellence and strong research potential

Scholarship Application Deadline:29 April 2011

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PhD Scholarships in Business, Economics and Social Sciences, University of Mannheim, Germany

The objective of the doctoral programs at the graduate school to provide top-class research training. The standardized structure of the doctoral programs at each of the centers of the GESS makes it possible for students and faculty to compare, interact, and collaborate across the three centers. Furthermore, it accounts for the fact that often top research in one field is inspired by developments in neighboring ones. The figure below provides an overview of the time-structure of the research training at the graduate school.

The funding by the German Science Foundation (DFG), first-year students can be fully financed by grants. Students who have successfully passed the first year of doctoral studies, will be funded either through grants or research or teaching assistantships. The decision about the form of continuation finance is made after the first year of doctoral studies. Doctoral grants are in the range of € 1.100 (not subject to income taxation).

Scholarship Application Deadline: 15 April 2011

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