Fully Funded PhD Scholarship at Swansea University, 2018-2019
Applications are inviting forÂ fully funded Swansea University and UniversitÃ© Grenoble Alpes PhD scholarship: Uncovering intra- and inter-specific movement strategies of large herbivores living in dynamic complex landscapes.
Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue a Phd programme.
Eligible Nationalities:Â This scholarship is open to UK/EU candidatesÂ only.
Eligibility Criteria: Applicants must meet the following criteria:
The candidate should hold a Masterâ€™s degree in a relevant discipline (behaviour ecology, quantitative ecology, modelling, mathematics) or be expected to achieve this qualification by October 2018, or have a university degree equivalent to a European Masterâ€™s (5- year duration). Highly developed modelling expertise, and knowledge of movement ecology, will be required. For candidates whose first language is not English, we require IELTS 6.5 (with 6.0 in each component) or equivalent. Please visit our website for a list of acceptable English language tests:
We prefer candidates to have already met the English Language requirements at the point of application, although this is not a requirement. Competence in French is highly desirable, and would be a substantial advantage for day to day activities.
Due to funding restrictions, this scholarship is open to UK/EU candidatesÂ only.
Method of Application:Â Applicants should send the following documents:
-Academic References â€“ all scholarship applications require two supporting references to be submitted. Please ensure that your chosen referees are aware of the funding deadline, as their references form a vital part of the evaluation process. Please either include these with your scholarship application or ask your referees to send them directly by email.
-Academic Transcripts and Degree Certificates â€“ academic transcripts and degree certificates must be submitted along with the scholarship application by the funding deadline. We will be using these to verify your academic qualifications.
CV â€“ please include a recent CV
-A short presentation describing your final year scientific project (2 to 3 pages max)
-A motivation letter
Scholarship Application Deadline:Â September 15, 2018