Saturday, April 5, 2008

Ph.d Level Scholarship in Mechanical Engineering in UK

For outstanding students from India, Brazil, China, Hong Kong, Russia, South Africa and the developing world

Dorothy Hodgkin Postgraduate Award in Mechanical Engineering - University of Leeds
April 2, 2008
Dorothy Hodgkin Postgraduate AwardSchool of Mechanical Engineering
Value of Award: Maintenance Stipend for a maximum period of 3 years (£12,940 for Session 2008/09), full overseas rate fees and a Research Training Support Grant

Number Available: OneClosing

Date: 30 April 2008

Minimum Academic Requirements: A very good first degree (equivalent to a UK first class honours degree) from a prestigious institution (a lower rated BSc with a Masters will not normally be accepted as the equivalent of a UK first class honours degree). Candidates must also meet the University’s English language requirements.

The Dorothy Hodgkin Postgraduate Awards are a national initiative to bring outstanding students from India, Brazil, China, Hong Kong, Russia, South Africa and the developing world to the UK to study for PhD degrees in top-rated research environments.

The eligible countries are those listed in Part 1 on the OECD website: http://www.oecd. org/dataoecd/ 35/9/2488552. pdf

This award is provided by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council ( uk ) and Shell Global Solutions and is available in for a research project in the area of ‘factors affecting combustion of sustainable engine fuels’.

Further information on the background to the Dorothy Hodgkin Postgraduate Awards Scheme can be found at http://www.rcuk.
Application Forms: Contact Details: Application forms and guidance notes are available from http://www.leeds. schol/dhpa- forms.htm and should be returned to the Scholarships Office, University of Leeds, LS2 9JT
Please contact Professor Chris Sheppard for enquiries about the project area.Email: c.g.w.sheppard@ ukTel: + 44 (0)113 343 2140Fax: +44 (0)113 343 2150
Application forms for research degree study are available at http://www.leeds. appfmweb. doc or online at http://www.leeds. apply_research. htm

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