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 (www.epsrc.ac. 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. ac.uk/hodgkin/
Application Forms: Contact Details: Application forms and guidance notes are available from http://www.leeds. ac.uk/rds/ 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@ leeds.ac. ukTel: + 44 (0)113 343 2140Fax: +44 (0)113 343 2150
Application forms for research degree study are available at http://www.leeds. ac.uk/students/ appfmweb. doc or online at http://www.leeds. ac.uk/students/ apply_research. htm
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