Teacher training scholarships, PhD studentships and Post-Doctoral fellowships – ‘ships everywhere!

It’s been a while since we had a grab-the-cash round up, don’t you think? More politely referred to as ‘A summary of scholarships and bursaries’, but in these days of Government-by-Tweet is decorum even a thing? Ugh. Anyway. Onward and rise above…
Money origami
Next round of applications closes 8 February! Are you considering applying for a PhD? The university’s Doctoral College is offering a range of fully-funded PhD studentship projects for 2017 entry. Most of the studentships available are worth more than £60,000 over three years. Some are funded by the university and others are externally funded through research partnerships with, for example, the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). The deadline for applications for many of these schemes are on Wednesday 8 February. However, there will be other opportunities for studentships s throughout the year. More details of all these funding opportunities are available on the university website.
Applications close 7 March. JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship (Long Term). Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) provides the opportunity for researchers based outside of Japan to conduct collaborative research activities with leading research groups at Japanese universities and research institutions for visits of between 12 to 24 months. Applicants should be citizens of the UK or EU and be currently based at a UK university or research institution. The applicant needs to have finished their PhD at the time of applying to start their fellowship in Japan or have obtained their PhD after 2 April 2011. Eligible research fields are limited to the natural sciences, including physics, chemistry, mathematics, computer science, engineering science, agricultural and medical research (non-clinical only). Applications should be submitted to The Royal Society as our nominating authority. Further information at http://bit.ly/1otI0iw.
Apply by 31 July. The Royal Society of Chemistry offers a number of tax-free Teacher Training Scholarships in partnership with the Department for Education to the value to £27,500. You can also (quote) Experience mentoring from an expert chemistry teacher, Receive a selection of free teaching materials to help you in the classroom, Gain access to our far-reaching networks of chemistry teachers and other trainee teachers, Develop your career with free Continuing Professional Development (CPD) meetings, Join the Royal Society of Chemistry and get two years complimentary membership”. It’s in bold so it must be true. Applications have rolling monthly deadlines, so you won’t have to wait until August to find out if you’re successful. Which is nice. more info and register your interest at http://rsc.li/2jyWqL7.

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Paul Rothwell • 31/01/2017

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