SPARK PhD Scholarships for International Researchers

Written by admin on August 2, 2017

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

    Art History, Engineering, Health Studies, Humanities, Life Sciences, Medicine, Physical Sciences, Social Science
  • Country of the Scholarship

    United Kingdom
  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

  • Type of scholarship

    Ph.D. scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

    > 12000
  • Type of scholarship administrator

  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

  • Applier's country

    Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombi, Comoros, Congo (Brazzaville), Congo, Costa Rica, Cote d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor (Timor Timur), Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia and Montenegro, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vatican City, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
  • Expenses covered

    Monthly subsistence allowance, Insurance, Tuition fees
  • Scholarship Contact Details

    Tel:+44 (0) 28 9097 1238 Address: Queen’s University Belfast,University Road, Belfast, BT7 1NN

SPARK program is designed to offer a dynamic and innovative model of professional and scientific development at a doctoral level that proactively trains researchers in the skills and competencies necessary to maximize the potential of these 3i partnerships. SPARK is a Horizon2020 funded Marie Sklodowska-Curie doctoral training program that supports interdisciplinary PhD students at Queen’s University Belfast. PhD students funded within Marie Sklodowska-Curie programs have the title of Early Stage Researcher (ESR).

Scholarships are available only for Ph.D. programs and this year will be up to 10 scholarships awarded to the students with the best results shown. All international students are available to apply. To be eligible to apply for this scholarship,the following criteria must be in order:

The minimum requirement for eligibility for consideration will be equivalent to a UK 2.1 Hons degree/equivalent or Masters Completion. Universities have the discretion to choose the methods by which they assess the English language competence of students. Queen’s University will continue to accept the IELTS Academic (both SELT and non-SELT), and TOEFL Internet-based tests for direct admission to undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs, if taken within the past two years.

The SPARK program offers a generous remuneration package based on a basic per annum salary of £21,917.17 with pension or £25,576.45 without a pension. For further information on the remuneration package, students should contact Ms Aveen Lavery, EC Research Finance Manager (

The application deadline for 2017/2018 academic year is 11 August,2017.

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