[MARMAM] Fw: Scholarships available in the UK for international students

Brendan Godley bgodley at seaturtle.org
Wed Nov 16 11:02:48 PST 2005

Dear Colleagues

Please see message below regarding ORSAS award scheme operated by my 
University AND most other quality research lead universities in the UK. It 
is an excellent source of funding for EXCELLENT students who would like to 
carry out PhD studies in the UK. e.g. One of our graduate students is 
currently funded to carry out her PhD studies on marine turtles in the 
Cayman Islands. Follow the link below or search for ORSAS links on the 
websites of other research institutions in the UK for further information. 
NB It is only for non-EU students and is very much based on academic 

With kind regards


Dr. Brendan J. Godley
Lecturer in Conservation Biology
Marine Turtle Research Group
Centre for Ecology and Conservation
University of Exeter in Cornwall
Tremough Campus
Penryn TR10 9EZ UK
Tel: 01326 371 861

Editor Endangered Species Research
Editor Marine Turtle Newsletter

United Kingdom Scholarships for International Research Students 2006-07

 Value of Awards

 The awards will cover the difference between the tuition fee for a UK/EU 
postgraduate research student and the fee chargeable to an international 
postgraduate student.

 Eligibility Criteria

 Applications are encouraged from international students commencing a full 
time postgraduate research programme at the University of Exeter in  the 
academic session 2006-2007 or current international postgraduate =
 research students in their first year of study at the University. Students 
entering the third year of their programme will not be eligible for an 

 As students applicable to this scheme must be liable to pay tuition fees at 
a rate for international students, only international students (i.e. in 
non-european union countries) may apply.

 Selection Criteria

 Outstanding merit and research potential are the only criteria required for 
the ORS awards. The awards may be held in any field of study.

 Length of Tenure

 Awards are offered for one year in the first instance.

 Subject to satisfactory progress of the award holder, awards will be 
renewed for a second or a third year according to the normal or remaining 
length of the research programme being undertaken.

 Application Forms

 These are obtainable from the University of Exeter Graduate School website 
at http://www.admin.ex.ac.uk/gradschool/ors-ers.htm and details will be 
included in offer packs to applicable students.


 The application form must be received by the Graduate School Office by 3 
February 2006. 

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