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Janaki Ammal PhD Scholarships 2019/2020 for Students of Developing Countries – University of East Anglia

The John Innes Centre offers Janaki Ammal Scholarships to overseas postgraduate research students, who are nationals of eligible developing countries, to help enable them to study for a PhD degree at our institute.

Application Deadline: Ongoing

Eligible Countries: Developing Countries

To Be Taken At (Country): UK

About the Award: The Janaki Ammal Scholarship is aimed at those students in receipt of some external funding. So, students must be able to provide evidence of additional funding to cover living costs (e.g. RCUK level is £14,777 in the 2018/19 academic year) and the residual Home/EU level of tuition fee (e.g. £4,260 for the 2018/19 academic year).

Applications are welcome from students wishing to study any aspect of plant and microbial sciences the John Innes Centre is currently engaged in.

Fields of Study: 

  • Plant sciences.
  • Microbial sciences.

Type: PhD

Eligibility: To receive a Janaki Ammal Scholarship while studying at the John Innes Centre, candidates must:

  • Have completed and submitted all relevant sections of a formal application online at the University of East Anglia (UEA) with all supporting documents for a full-time PhD research degree programme at the John Innes Centre with a primary supervisor who is a Project Leader at the John Innes Centre. No separate application for the Janaki Ammal Scholarship is required
  • Have completed the Research Statement on the application form and ensured two academic references are provided
  • Have been shortlisted by the prospective supervisor and interviewed in person or by video conference by that supervisor, another Project Leader and the Postgraduate Research Director from the John Innes Centre
  • Be in subsequent receipt of an offer of admission to register at UEA on a PhD research degree programme (other than DTP, iCASE and Rotation Programmes)
  • Be liable to pay the Overseas UEA lab-based postgraduate research tuition fee (i.e. be assessed as Overseas for fee status purposes)
  • Be a national of one the developing countries listed below
  • Not hold any other scholarship or award that will cover the cost of the Overseas tuition fee
  • Have met all conditions for admission to the UEA before admission

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Award: The award covers the difference between the Overseas and UK/EU lab-based postgraduate research tuition fees (e.g. a difference of £14,090 for the 2018/19 academic year).

Duration of Programme: Each award is tenable for a full-time three or four-year PhD degree programme of study at the John Innes Centre, subject to the satisfactory progress of the student.

How to Apply: How to apply and application guidance

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