University of Leicester Wellcome Trust Scholarship for PhD studies in the UK (fully funded)
The University of Leicester offers the Wellcome Trust Scholarship for the 2019-20 academic year. The scholarship is open to students from the UK, the EU and international students for research in the fields of genomics and public health genomics.
About the University of Leicester
The University of Leicester is a leading university committed to international excellence, world-changing research, and high quality, inspirational teaching, also the University of Leicester always provides the best academic services for students and that drives students for continuous research and academic excellence
Deadline: December 5, 2019
Host University: University of Leicester with support from Wellcome Trust organization
Department: Health Sciences, Public Health, Cardiovascular Sciences
Course Level: PhD
Place of study: United Kingdom
Eligibility criteria :
Eligible Countries: Students from the UK, EU and international students are eligible to apply for prizes.
Available Fields : Scholarships are offered in the fields of epidemiology, genomics and public health.
Applicants should hold or expect to hold a UK Bachelor Degree with 2:1 honors or better or an overseas equivalent or Masters Degree in a relevant subject. (Bachelor of Human Medicine, Bachelor of Pharmacy, Bachelor of Biology) In addition to the master’s degree in a related discipline
The scholarship will be fully funded in collaboration with Wellcome Trust and will cover all tuition and research costs.
How to Apply to the University of Leicester Scholarship
How to Apply: All applicants must apply using the link below
Required Documents: Candidates must submit your current CV, applicant’s statement (maximum of 700 words), contact details of two academic references , and upload copies of your certificates and transcripts.
Language Requirements: In addition to academic entry requirements, you will also need to meet the English language entry requirements. If you are a national of one of these countries and have completed your secondary or tertiary education in one of the listed countries and your English is in English, you will have met the university’s English language entry requirements.
If you are already interested in studying for a PhD in one of the above disciplines at the University of Leicester, you can now read the terms of the grant from here