NERC Independent Research Fellowships ,International Applicants ,UK, 2013/14

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Scholarship Description:

NERC Independent Research Fellowships ,International Applicants ,UK, 2013/14 is open for . The scholarship allows level programm(s) in the field of taught at . The deadline of the scholarship is .

NERC Council offers Independent Research Fellowships in UK. NERC IRFs  are open to any nationality and may be held in any area of the NERC remit, but  the fellowship must be based at an eligible UK research organisation. Applicants  may not have a permanent academic position in a university or equivalent  organisation. Current NERC Postdoctoral Fellows may apply for a subsequent  NERC IRF, provided that they meet the eligibility  criteria. The application deadline is 1 October 2013.

Study Subject(s):  NERC supports fellows  undertaking environmental science research, including: freshwater, Earth,  atmospheric, marine, terrestrial, Earth observation and polar. NERC is also  particularly keen to attract scientists in areas of applied  mathematics, physics or strongly quantitative disciplines  wishing to develop a career in environmental science. Course  Level: Fellowships are available for pursuing research  programme. Scholarship Provider: NERC  Council Scholarship can be taken at: UK

Eligibility: -NERC IRFs are open to any nationality, and may  be held in any area of the NERC remit, but the fellowship must be based at an  eligible UK research organisation. Applicants may not have a permanent academic  position in a university or equivalent organisation. -Applicants must expect  to submit their PhD thesis before the fellowship interview would take place  (April following the closing date) and, if successful, would not be able to take  up the fellowship until the intent to award the PhD has been confirmed by the  awarding university. -Applicants may have up to a maximum of eight years of  full-time postdoctoral research experience between the PhD certificate date and  the closing date of the fellowship competition to which they are applying. The  eight-year window is based on full-time working. Where applicants have worked  part-time or had research career breaks, the eight-year window would be extended  accordingly. -Current NERC Postdoctoral Fellows may apply for a subsequent  NERC IRF, provided that they meet the eligibility criteria.

Scholarship Open for International  Students: International students can apply for these  Fellowships.

Scholarship Description: NERC Council has decided to  streamline the provision of responsive mode Fellowships into a single scheme –  theNERC Independent Research Fellowships (IRFs) - that will replace the  previous schemes (Postdoctoral Fellowships and Advanced Fellowships). The  new scheme is designed to develop scientific leadership among the most promising  early-career environmental scientists, by giving all Fellows five years’  support, which will allow them sufficient time to develop their research  programmes, and to establish international recognition.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): Fellowships are awarded up  to five year.

What does it cover? The new scheme is designed  to develop scientific leadership among the most promising early-career  environmental scientists, by giving all Fellows five years’ support, which will  allow them sufficient time to develop their research programmes, and to  establish international recognition.

How to Apply: The mode of applying is  electronically.

Scholarship Application  Deadline: The application deadline  is 1 October 2013.

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Degree Level:

NERC Independent Research Fellowships ,International Applicants ,UK, 2013/14 is available to undertake level programs at .

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

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