Darwin Studentships for Overseas Students in the United Kingdom

The University of Birmingham is currently accepting applications for the Darwin Studentship Program. The studentships are available for students from all nations other than UK. He or she will be undertaking PhD degree in the area of microbial molecular genetics. The winning students will receive a range of benefits. The deadline is 31 January every year.

Studentship Description
The Darwin Studentships specifically fund PhD projects in the area of microbial (preferably bacterial) molecular genetics. Applications are considered from 31st January each year and excellent candidates are chosen for available projects until all Studentships are allocated. Late applications will be considered if not all the studentships have been allocated.

Award Value
There is no detail information, please contact the employer for further information.

Level and Area of Studies
Doctoral research in the area of microbial (preferably bacterial) molecular genetics.

Place of Study
At the University of Birmingham, UK.

Eligibility and Criteria

  • Studentships are awarded to International Students or EU Students who are not citizens of the UK.
  • Applicants should posses, or expect to achieve, at least a good upper second class honours degree or equivalent qualification in an appropriate subject. Evidence of previous research experience, for instance undergraduate project work, is desirable.
  • Qualifications of a suitable standard from every country in the world are accepted for postgraduate entry. Students from different countries whose first language is not English will need to show that they have an adequate knowledge of written and spoken English with a formal English test result. Once registered for a PhD there is scope for further improvement in English via the University’s English for International Students Unit.

Applicants’ Nationality
The Darwin Studentships are available for overseas students.

Application Instruction
Further instruction can be seen at the website and application link below.

Submission Deadline
31 January every year.

Website and Application Link