Swansea University Wales UK Fully Funded Research Scholarship in Biological Sciences 2023

  • Fully Funded
  • Swansea University
  • Research, PhD
  • Marine Ecology
  • International Students
  • UK
  • 07/15/2022
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Scholarship Description:

All students are encouraged to apply!

Fully Funded Research Scholarships are open at Swansea University for the class of 2022-2023. Fully Funded Research Scholarship 2022-23 at Swansea University is now available for international and domestic students if they hold an undergraduate degree at 2.1 level (or Non-UK equivalent as defined by Swansea University) in Engineering or similar relevant science discipline.

Swansea University has officially announced the scholarships for the upcoming class. Swansea University is considered to be one of the top institutions around the globe. Swansea University was founded University College of Swansea in 1920 and it currently functions in Wales, United Kingdom.

Swansea University offers this scholarship every year to welcome students to the campus.  Fully Funded Research Scholarships 2022-23 will open the door to new and better opportunities for selected students and they will be exposed to advance learning in postgraduate programs.

Keep reading to learn about Swansea University's acceptance rate, GPA requirements, eligibility and selection criteria, and other useful information. 

You will find the link to apply below.

Degree Level:

Swansea University Wales UK Fully Funded Research Scholarship in Biological Sciences 2023 is available to undertake Research, PhD level programs at Swansea University.

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

  • Marine Ecology

Scholarship Benefits:

This scholarship covers the full cost of international tuition fees and an annual stipend of £16,062.

Additional research expenses will also be available. 

Eligible Nationalities:

All Nationalities

Eligibility Criteria:

Candidates must normally hold an undergraduate degree at a first class or 2.1 level in Biosciences or a related subject, and/or a distinction at masters’ level in Marine Biology (or Non-UK equivalent as defined by Swansea University). See - Country-specific Information for European Applicants 2019 and Country-specific Information for International Applicants 2019.

The candidate should have skills to develop one or more of the areas in the project description. These skills should include being accomplished in data analysis with the ability to manipulate large data sets using R, ArcGIS or other software. Experience with fieldwork and laboratory work is desirable. An ability to organise large numbers of volunteers in the field is desirable.

English Language requirements: If applicable – IELTS 6.5 overall (with at least 6.0 in each individual component) or Swansea recognised equivalent. Details on the Swansea University English Language entry policy can be found here.

This scholarship is open to international fee eligible applicants only living in one of the following Indian Ocean regional countries: South Africa; Mozambique; Madagascar; Mauritius, Comoros, Tanzania, Seychelles, Kenya, Somalia, Djibouti, India, Pakistan, Maldives, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Timor-Leste, Yemen, Oman.

NB: If you are holding a non-UK degree, please see Swansea University degree comparisons to find out if you meet the eligibility. 

If you have any questions regarding your academic or fee eligibility based on the above, please email [email protected] with the web-link to the scholarship(s) you are interested in.

Application Procedure:

To apply, please complete your application online with the following information:

  1. Course choice – please select Biological Sciences / PhD / Full-time / 3 Year / October

    In the event you have already applied for the above programme previously, the application system may issue a warning notice and prevent application, in this event, please email [email protected] where staff will be happy to assist you in submitting your application.

  2. Start year – please select 2022
  3. Funding (page 8) –
  • ‘Are you funding your studies yourself?’ – please select No
  • ‘Name of Individual or organisation providing funds for study’ – please enter ‘RS118 - PhD WIO'

*It is the responsibility of the applicant to list the above information accurately when applying, please note that applications received without the above information listed will not be considered for the scholarship award.

One application is required per individual Swansea University led research scholarship award; applications cannot be considered listing multiple Swansea University led research scholarship awards.

As part of your online application, you MUST upload the following documents (please do not send these via email):

  • CV
  • Degree certificates and transcripts (if you are currently studying for a degree, screenshots of your grades to date are sufficient)
  • A cover letter including a ‘Supplementary Personal Statement’ to explain why the position particularly matches your skills and experience and how you choose to develop the project. 
  • Two references (academic or previous employer) on headed paper or using the Swansea University reference form. Please note that we are not able to accept references received citing private email accounts, e.g. Hotmail. Referees should cite their employment email address for verification of reference.
  • Evidence of meeting English Language requirement (if applicable).
  • Copy of UK resident visa (if applicable)

Informal enquiries before the deadline for formal applications are welcome, please contact Dr Nicole Esteban ([email protected]).

*External Partner Application Data Sharing – Please not that as part of the scholarship application selection process, application data sharing may occur with external partners outside of the University, when joint/co- funding of a scholarship project is applicable.

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