UC-ESR Connect PhD Scholarships in New Zealand

The University of Canterbury (UC) in partnership with the Institute of Environmental Science and Research (ESR) is delighted to invite applications for the Connect PhD Scholarship Programmes. Those scholarships are open to either domestic or overseas students.

Award Value
The successful applicant will be enrolled at UC. International students at UC pay domestic fees and the University will assist you to obtain a student visa. This full scholarship includes a tax-free stipend of NZ $21,000 per year plus university fees for 3 years.

Level and Area of Studies
PhD degree focusing on investigating the potential for phage-derived enzymes to be used as an intervention against bacterial pathogens of importance to food, water and medicine.

Place of Study
At the University of Canterbury (UC) in New Zealand.

Eligibility and Criteria

  • Applicants will have a high-quality Honours or Master’s degree in microbiology or biochemistry, and be able to work independently.
  • Applicants should have a strong background in biochemistry, molecular biology and microbiology.
  • Applicants experience with protein expression, bioinformatics, and working with phages and bacterial pathogens in a PC2 environment would be an advantage.

Applicants’ Nationality
There is no nationality restriction.

Application Instruction
Please go to the link below to detail instruction.

Submission Deadline
Will be advertised if funding available.

Website and Application Link

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