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MACE PhD Scholarship for Exceptional Women in Engineering

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  • PhD Scholarship
  • Fully Funded
  • MACE, The University of Manchester
  • Closes 13th October 2017
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MACE PhD Scholarship for Exceptional Women in Engineering

Location:MACE, The University of Manchester

The School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering (MACE) at the University of Manchester is offering a fully funded PhD studentship to an outstanding female candidate who intends to pursue PhD in the field of Mechanical, Aerospace or Civil Engineering on multidisciplinary research projects.

A summary of the studentship is provided below.

MACE PhD Scholarship for Exceptional Women in Engineering

Start date: January or April 2018.

Duration: 3 years.

Eligibility: Home/EU and Overseas candidates.


  • Fees at the standard rate of the University of Manchester for overseas students (£21,000/y for 2017-18 entry).
  • Stipend at the standard rate of Research Council UK (£14,553/y)
  • Top up support towards career development of the student (e.g. attending workshops, conference, training and industry placement) (£500/y)

Selection Criteria:

Ranking and selection will be based on the academic/education background, research and publication track record and/or industry experience of the applicant.

The priority will be given to the research projects that address Global Research Challenges as defined by the Research Council UK (http://www.rcuk.ac.uk/funding/gcrf/challenges/).

Nomination Closing date: 13th October 2017.

The applicants can only be nominated by the potential supervisor and the candidates must have secured an academic offer for a place on the PhD programme in MACE prior to the nomination deadline.

Further details can be found in the Postgraduate Research webpage of the School of MACE.

Should you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact pgr-mace@manchester.ac.uk. Further queries related to eligibility or research projects please contact Dr Majid Sedighi (majid.sedighi@manchester.ac.uk).

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