Leeds International Research Scholarships LIRS in UK 2014

University of LeedsLeeds International Research Scholarships, LIRS, is open for applications from prospective qualified international students for the 2014/2015 scholarship awards. The awards are available for high quality international students who will be commencing PhD research study from Session 2014-2015 for study in any Faculty at the University of Leeds.

Te awards must be taken up on January 1, 2015 and are available for new research students undertaking full-time study leading to the degree of PhD. Students who are already registered for PhD research study are excluded from this competition;

Worth of Award:

  • The award will cover full international fees and a maintenance grant of £10,000 per annum for the duration of the scholarship. There are no additional allowances for travel or research costs;
  • The award will be made for one year in the first instance and renewable for a further period of up to two years, subject to satisfactory academic progress;
  • Applicants must live within a reasonable distance of the University of Leeds whilst in receipt of this Scholarship.

Eligibility: Please read this information carefully, as your application form will be automatically rejected if you do not meet ALL of the eligibility criteria listed below

  • Applicants MUST first submit a Research Degree Study application form and be in receipt of a Student ID Number to be eligible for a Leeds International Research Scholarship. Applications without a valid Student ID Number will be rejected. These awards are only available to applicants who would be liable to pay academic fees at the full international fee rate;
  • Applicants must normally hold a First Degree at undergraduate level equivalent to at least a UK First Class Honours degree and should be considered to be the ‘best of the best’ (eg, successful applicants are likely to be in the top 5% of their MSc/MA and BSC/BA cohorts and already in receipt of prizes at national or international level).
  • Applicants should either have graduated with the appropriate First Degree or be in their final year of study. Applicants should contact the relevant School in which they intend to study for any further guidance as to whether they have achieved the equivalence of a UK First Class Honours degree or not.
  • Applicants whose first language is not English must have already met the University’s English Language requirements by 16 June 2014. You should have a valid test result, which is no more than two years old by your official start date at the University of Leeds. Applicants who have recently been educated at degree level (undergraduate or postgraduate) in specific majority English language speaking countries for a minimum of two years continuous study within the last two years, will be regarded as having fulfilled the University’s English language requirements.
  • These awards are not open to individuals who have already been awarded a Doctoral degree or equivalent qualification;
  • LIRS scholarships should not normally be held concurrently with other Scholarships which provide duplicate funding. Successful LIRS award holders may, if they are able to obtain additional funding, hold a bursary which pays travel/accommodation costs etc for UK/overseas fieldwork visits and attendance at conferences.

How to Apply:

  • Applicants must complete all sections of the University Postgraduate Research Scholarships application form with strict observation of any word limits. Please do not include any other documents with the form, such as transcripts or CVs, as they will be disregarded.
  • By submitting this application, applicants are attesting to the accuracy of the information given and to their compliance with the regulations of the Scholarship.
  • To track the progress of your application, and select the tab ‘Application Tracking’. Please note that, due to the large volume of applications, the Postgraduate Scholarships Office will not enter into any correspondence regarding the progress of an application.
  • Applicants will receive an automated email confirming receipt of the application. Applications are logged by the Postgraduate Scholarships Office and passed on to the relevant Schools for initial consideration. Each School selects a shortlist of applicants who they wish to recommend for the award.
  • The Group on Scholarships, Studentships and Prizes then meets to consider the shortlists and select the successful applicants. Applicants can expect to be notified of the outcome of their application by the end of September 2014.
  • The University will publish the names of the successful applicants within the University and externally on the University website.
  • The completed form (must be typed) should be returned in either Word or pdf format to the Postgraduate Scholarships Office, Marjorie & Arnold Ziff Building, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT by email to pg_scholarships@leeds.ac.uk.

Deadline: June 16,2014 (23:59 UK time)

Click here to apply for Admission Online and then Scholarship: http://www.leeds.ac.uk/students/
apply_research.htm

2014 Leeds International Research Scholarships LIRS in UK

University of LeedsLeeds International Research Scholarships, LIRS, is open for applications from prospective qualified international students for the 2014/2015 scholarship awards. The awards are available for high quality international students who will be commencing PhD research study from Session 2014-2015 for study in any Faculty at the University of Leeds.

Te awards must be taken up on January 1, 2015 and are available for new research students undertaking full-time study leading to the degree of PhD. Students who are already registered for PhD research study are excluded from this competition;

Worth of Award:

  • The award will cover full international fees and a maintenance grant of £10,000 per annum for the duration of the scholarship. There are no additional allowances for travel or research costs;
  • The award will be made for one year in the first instance and renewable for a further period of up to two years, subject to satisfactory academic progress;
  • Applicants must live within a reasonable distance of the University of Leeds whilst in receipt of this Scholarship.

Eligibility: Please read this information carefully, as your application form will be automatically rejected if you do not meet ALL of the eligibility criteria listed below:

  • Applicants MUST first submit a research degree study application form and be in receipt of a Student ID Number to be eligible for a Leeds International Research Scholarship. Applications without a valid Student ID Number will be rejected. These awards are only available to applicants who would be liable to pay academic fees at the full international fee rate;
  • Applicants must normally hold a First Degree at undergraduate level equivalent to at least a UK First Class Honours degree and should be considered to be the ‘best of the best’ (eg, successful applicants are likely to be in the top 5% of their MSc/MA and BSC/BA cohorts and already in receipt of prizes at national or international level).
  • Applicants should either have graduated with the appropriate First Degree or be in their final year of study. Applicants should contact the relevant School in which they intend to study for any further guidance as to whether they have achieved the equivalence of a UK First Class Honours degree or not.
  • Applicants whose first language is not English must have already met the University’s English Language requirements by 16 June 2014. You should have a valid test result, which is no more than two years old by your official start date at the University of Leeds. Applicants who have recently been educated at degree level (undergraduate or postgraduate) in specific majority English language speaking countries for a minimum of two years continuous study within the last two years, will be regarded as having fulfilled the University’s English language requirements.
  • These awards are not open to individuals who have already been awarded a Doctoral degree or equivalent qualification;
  • LIRS scholarships should not normally be held concurrently with other Scholarships which provide duplicate funding. Successful LIRS award holders may, if they are able to obtain additional funding, hold a bursary which pays travel/accommodation costs etc for UK/overseas fieldwork visits and attendance at conferences.

How to Apply:

  • Applicants must complete all sections of the University Postgraduate Research Scholarships application form with strict observation of any word limits. Please do not include any other documents with the form, such as transcripts or CVs, as they will be disregarded.
  • By submitting this application, applicants are attesting to the accuracy of the information given and to their compliance with the regulations of the Scholarship.
  • To track the progress of your application, and select the tab ‘Application Tracking’. Please note that, due to the large volume of applications, the Postgraduate Scholarships Office will not enter into any correspondence regarding the progress of an application.
  • Applicants will receive an automated email confirming receipt of the application. Applications are logged by the Postgraduate Scholarships Office and passed on to the relevant Schools for initial consideration. Each School selects a shortlist of applicants who they wish to recommend for the award.
  • The Group on Scholarships, Studentships and Prizes then meets to consider the shortlists and select the successful applicants. Applicants can expect to be notified of the outcome of their application by the end of September 2014.
  • The University will publish the names of the successful applicants within the University and externally on the University website.
  • The completed form (must be typed) should be returned in either Word or pdf format to the Postgraduate Scholarships Office, Marjorie & Arnold Ziff Building, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT by email to pg_scholarships@leeds.ac.uk.

Deadline: June 16,2014 (23:59 UK time)

Click here to apply for Admission Online and then Scholarship:  http://www.leeds.ac.uk/students/apply_research.htm

Leeds Electronic-Electrical Engineering Scholarships for International Students 2014

University of LeedsThe School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, University of Leeds, UK invites academically outstanding prospective International Postgraduate Students to apply for the 2014/2015 Head of School Scholarship.

Both Schools are offering a number of scholarships to attract the very brightest students as they value their intellectual contribution both to their MSc courses and the overall academic atmosphere of the School. Applicants must be self-funding, classified as home/EU for tuition fee purposes and not be in receipt of any other University of Leeds award.

Worth of Awards: The scholarship is a £3,000 fund paid towards fees for full time international fee paying students

Eligibility:

  • This scholarship is available to any international applicant that has achieved a First or Upper Second Class Undergraduate Degree, or equivalent,
  • and has been offered a place to study on a Postgraduate Masters Course in the School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering or School of Computing.
  • Minimum academic requirements (if English is not your first language, then candidates must also meet the University’s language requirements):
  • Students must be full time, self-funding and not in receipt of other Leeds scholarships (other than the Alumni Bursary).

How to Apply:

  • This is an automatic scholarship; you will be considered when you submit your study application.
  • This information has been provided by the above School and all enquiries regarding these awards must be made in the first instance to the contact detailed above.

For Enquiries, Send a Mail to: enquiries@engineering.leeds.ac.uk

Deadline: There is No deadline but applying early could boost your chances of success.

Click here for Scholarship Details: http://www.engineering.leeds.ac.uk/electronic/
postgraduate/

University of Leeds Master’s Scholarships in Transport, UK 2014-2015

University of LeedsThe Institute for Transport Studies (ITS), University of Leeds, is offering a number of tuition fees scholarships, each worth up to £7750, to provide development opportunities to UK, EU, and international students of outstanding ability, achievement and potential.

The scholarships will fund 50% of the tuition fees for UK, EU or international students to undertake a Full-time Master’s Degree Programme at ITS. The scholarships form part of the ITS mission to advance the understanding of global transport, via the development of future transport professionals. Scholarship applications will be assessed on a competitive basis, and it is anticipated that up to five awards will be made.

Scholarship Eligibility: Applicants must first hold an offer (conditional or unconditional) of an academic place for the academic year commencing September 2014 on one of the following ITS Programmes:
• MA Transport Economics
• MSc Sustainability (Transport)
• MSc Transport Planning
• MSc Transport Planning and the Environment
• MSc (Eng) Transport Planning and Engineering

Worth of Award: The scholarships provide a 50% tuition fee waiver for the 2014-15 academic year (equivalent to the value of £7750 for international students or £2750 for UK/EU students).

Application Process:

  • Applicants should submit the ITS scholarship form, including a statement of 500 words on how a Masters Degree would enable them to make a difference to transportation (e.g in their country, region or area) and specifically to tackle a significant problem or issue.
  • You can email your application form to courses@its.leeds.ac.uk
  • We strongly advise you to apply early to gain admission so that you can be eligible for the scholarship

Deadlines: Scholarship applications should be submitted to ITS no later than June 12, 2014 for international applicants, and by July 7, 2014 for UK/EU applicants.

You have Questions? Email them for Clarification: courses@its.leeds.ac.uk

Click here for Details about the Course and Scholarship: http://www.its.leeds.ac.uk/courses/masters/scholarships/

Click here to Download the Application form: http://www.its.leeds.ac.uk/courses/masters/scholarships/

University of Leeds Transport Scholarships (worth £7500) for International, UK and EU Masters Students

University of LeedsCourses: Transport Studies
Level: Graduate (Masters) Degree
Provider: ITS
Country to Study in: UK

Description: The Institute for Transport Studies (ITS), University of Leeds, is offering a number of fees scholarships, each worth up to £7750, to provide development opportunities to students of outstanding ability, achievement and potential.

The scholarships will fund 50% of the tuition fees for UK, EU or international students to undertake a Full-time Masters Degree Programme at ITS.

The scholarships form part of the ITS mission to advance the understanding of global transport, via the development of future transport professionals.

Eligibility: Applicants must hold, or expect to obtain, a Bachelors Degree equivalent to a UK first class or upper second class honours.

Applicants must hold an offer (conditional or unconditional) of an academic place for the academic year commencing September 2014 on any one of the ITS programmes listed below.

These scholarships are for UK, EU and international students of outstanding ability, achievement and potential.

Selection Criteria: Scholarship applications will be assessed on a competitive basis, and it is anticipated that up to five awards will be made.

Participating Institutions: Institute for Transport Studies (ITS), Faculty of Environment, University of Leeds, Leeds; England

Fields of Study: Scholarship applications can be made for any of the five programmes::

  1. MA Transport Economics
  2. MSc Sustainability (Transport)
  3. MSc Transport Planning
  4. MSc Transport Planning and the Environment
  5. MSc (Eng) Transport Planning and Engineering

Number of awards: For the September 2014 intake, ITS is offering up to five fees scholarships for Masters study.

Sponsorship Duration: This is a PARTIAL TUITION scholarship for one academic year

Scholarship benefits: The scholarships provide a 50% tuition fee waiver for the 2014-15 academic year (equivalent to the value of £7750 for international students or £2750 for UK/EU students).

Method of Application: Applicants must first hold an offer (conditional or unconditional) of an academic place for an ITS Masters Degree for the academic year commencing September 2014.

Early application is encouraged.

Applicants should submit the ITS scholarship form, including a statement of 500 words on how a Masters degree would enable them to make a difference to transportation (e.g in their country, region or area) and specifically to tackle a significant problem or issue.

The scholarship application form cannot be submitted without a valid University BANNER ID number. If you do not have a 9 digit BANNER ID number you must first apply for an academic place – please visit: www.its.leeds.ac.uk/courses/masters/apply

It is important to visit the official ITS Scholarship website (link to it is below) for detailed information on how to apply, including access to the application pack and full terms and conditions.

DEADLINES: Scholarship applications should be submitted to ITS no later than 12th June 2014 for international applicants, and by 7th July 2014 for UK/EU applicants.

PLEASE NOTE: Notification of outcome: shortlisted applicants will be notified by email by 30th June for internationals applicants and 31st July for UK/EU applicants.

These scholarships are designed to provide exceptional opportunities to UK, EU and international students of outstanding ability, achievement and potential.

There is strong competition for scholarships and early application is essential. For certain scholarship competitions, the procedure is for ITS to nominate which applicants it wishes to put forward for consideration to the awarding body. The ITS nomination in these cases is based primarily on academic merit (degree result and references), but relevant previous experience and other factors may also be taken into account.

The University of Leeds (informally Leeds University, or simply Leeds) is a British Redbrick university located in the city of Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. Originally named the Yorkshire College of Science and later simply the Yorkshire College, it incorporated the Leeds School of Medicine and became part of the federal Victoria University alongside Owens College (which eventually became the University of Manchester) and University College Liverpool (which became the University of Liverpool).

ITS, the University of Leeds and other organisations administer a number of scholarships each year for UK, EU and international students. These range from partial course fee payment to full maintenance grants of up to £10000 tax-free plus course fees. Key annual competitions are also listed on the official ITS website (link to it is below).

ITS is globally recognised as one of the world’s largest and most successful University departments for transport teaching and research. ITS Masters programmes are accredited by leading professional bodies and equip students with the practical skills for progression to a range of professional-level careers in the transport industries.

Application Deadline: 12 June 2014 (International) / 7 July 2014 (UK/EU)
Open for International Students: Yes