The University of Warwick in the United Kingdom is taking applications for the Monash Warwick Alliance Joint PhD Scholarships in 2020. For 2020/21 intake, there will be 3 scholarship awards available to be granted to the most exceptional PhD candidates.
In 2012, the University of Warwick and Monash University started out on a bold and ground-breaking project to create an Alliance with a breadth, scale and influence beyond standard practice in the sector. The joint strength of both institutions allowed the Alliance to attain a research capacity which none of the universities could offer alone, empowering candidates to create international chances and networks.
The Alliance is pioneering in its complexity of integration. They have jointly envisioned, planned and capitalised in new domains of academic undertaking and created internationally-linked labs. Their connections penetrate all the layers of the university fabric: candidates gain from a global experience, researchers jointly tackle world problems, whilst professional staff take part in a fluid exchange of people and concepts.
They strongly suggest that all candidates for the Monash Warwick Alliance Joint PhD Scholarships go through the guidance itemised on the site before filling out the application form. Part of the application will be on the basis of the PGR Ranking Criteria and so it is crucial that you are also acquainted with this document.
Worth of Award
Monash Warwick Alliance Joint PhD Scholarships made for entry in Autumn 2021 will comprise the following:
- The complete payment of fees (valued up to £24,010 at 20/21 rates)
- A maintenance allowance in line with UKRI rates for the two years spent at Warwick ( tentatively £15,285 for full-time scholarship award beneficiaries in 2021/22 but expected to be verified in February 2021), and in agreement with Australian government rates for the year spent at Monash
- Travel stipend of £2000 during the period of the PhD
Eligibility for Monash Warwick Alliance Joint PhD Scholarships
- Candidates for the Monash Warwick Alliance Joint PhD Scholarships should also be applying to Warwick for a Monash Warwick Joint PhD to commence in Autumn 2020.
- Candidates presently enrolled on a PhD or MPhil/PhD at the University of Warwick will not be qualified to apply.
- There are no nationality conditions for these scholarship awards, and candidates may be from any field where the Monash Warwick Alliance Joint PhD is granted.
- You should have prior to now applied for admission to Warwick for a Monash Warwick Joint PhD before you can apply to be given consideration for the scholarship award.
Monash Warwick Alliance Joint PhD Scholarships – How to Apply
Candidates are strongly implored to go through the ‘How to Apply for a Monash Warwick Alliance Scholarship’instructions, which list additional information concerning the process for applying and also instruction on the application form.
Within the scholarship award application form, candidates will be expected to answer these questions:
- Please give details of how you fulfill the descriptors “Person and Preparedness” The maximum number of characters allowed for this section is 2500.
- Please give details of how you fulfill the descriptors “Project and Place” The maximum number of characters allowed for this section is 2500.
- What extra value do you hope a joint PhD will give to you as opposed to you seeking a single degree program at either university? The maximum number of characters allowed for this section is 2500.
- How do the two research groups you look to work in complement each other in view of your project? The maximum number of characters allowed for this section is 2500.
- Part of the scholarship award application will be evaluated against the ‘PGR Ranking Criteria’, it is, therefore, crucial that all candidates acquaint themselves with this document.
- If you have not submitted an application for a program, you will not be able to apply for this scholarship award.
The Monash Warwick Alliance Joint PhD Scholarships application closing date for this year’s cycle is 23:59 (GMT) on Thursday, January 21, 2021.
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