[MARMAM] Fw: Scholarships available in the UK for international students
bgodley at seaturtle.org
Wed Nov 16 11:02:48 PST 2005
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
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
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.
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.
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
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