Sustainable Energy Transitions PhD Scholarship, Developing Countries

  • Uncategorized
Join ScholarshipsAds:

Scholarship Description:

Sustainable Energy Transitions PhD Scholarship, Developing Countries is open for . The scholarship allows level programm(s) in the field of taught at . The deadline of the scholarship is .

The Centre on Energy, Climate and Sustainable Development, part of the UNEP DTU Partnership are inviting applications for PhD Scholarship in Sustainable Energy Transitions in Developing Countries. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate the ability to work independently, to plan and carry out independent research, including field work in developing countries. Candidates are expected to have a high degree of self-motivation, leading their research project with the support of two co-supervisors. The salary and appointment terms are consistent with the current rules for PhD degree students. The period of employment is 3 years. The application deadline is October 30, 2015.

Participating Institution(s): The Centre on Energy, Climate and Sustainable Development, part of the UNEP DTU Partnership

Study Subject(s): Scholarship is provided in Sustainable Energy Transitions at Technical University of Denmark.
Course Level: Scholarship is available for pursuing PhD degree level at Technical University of Denmark.
Scholarship can be taken at: Developing Countries


Eligibility:


  1. Candidates should have a Master’s degree in a relevant social science discipline (for example economics, development studies, human geography, international business and management, political science, innovation studies, philosophy), ideally with a focus or component on sustainable energy and climate change mitigation and/or business and innovation studies. Strong oral and written English communication skills are essential. Knowledge of another major European language is desirable but not necessary, as is prior experience with working in a developing country.

  2. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate the ability to work independently, to plan and carry out independent research, including field work in developing countries. Candidates are expected to have a high degree of self-motivation, leading their research project with the support of two co-supervisors.



Eligible Nationalities: The students of Denmark can apply for the scholarship.

 

Scholarship Value: The salary and appointment terms are consistent with the current rules for PhD degree students. The period of employment is 3 years. The place of employment is the Centre on Energy, Climate and Sustainable Development of the UNEP DTU Partnership, located at the new UN City in Copenhagen.

Selection criteria: The PhD student will be selected through a competitive application process. Online applications will be screened against a set of criteria and a shortlist of candidates will be invited to an interview and to present their project proposals (via skype if based abroad). The assessment process and final selection will be made by the project supervisors.

Application Procedure: Please submit your online application no later than October 30, 2015. Applications must be submitted as one pdf file containing all materials to be given consideration. To apply, please open the link “Apply online,” fill in the online application form, and attach all your materials in English in one pdf file. The file must include:


  1. A letter of motivation (cover letter)

  2. Curriculum vitae

  3. Grade transcripts and BSc/MSc diploma (an official translation into English)

  4. Excel sheet with translation of grades to the Danish grading system

  5. Project proposal, including background, rationale, methodology, empirical case study ideas (max 6 sides)

  6. Candidates may apply prior to obtaining their master’s degree, but cannot begin before having received it. The aim is to start the study in January 2016.

  7. All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, race, disability, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.



Online Application

Deadline: The application deadline is October 30, 2015.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application

Degree Level:

Sustainable Energy Transitions PhD Scholarship, Developing Countries is available to undertake level programs at .

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

    previous

    Achievement Scholarships for International Undergraduate Students: Engineering and Information Technology, University of Technology Sydney

    next

    Fully Funded Computer Science Studentships, Canada

    oppurtunities according to your interest