PhD Position 2019 at A-WEAR European Joint Doctorate network in Finland

PhD Position 2019 at A-WEAR European Joint Doctorate network in Finland

PhD Position 2019 at A-WEAR European Joint Doctorate network in Finland

About: Tampere University in Finland is inviting applications for the PhD Position 2019 Within A-WEAR European Joint Doctorate network for the 2019/2020 academic session.

Applications are invited for a  full-time PhD student position (called Early Stage Researchers or ESR) for joint and double PhD degrees for 36 months. The position is offered within the A-WEAR European Joint Doctorate action of the highly appreciated EU-funded Marie Skłodowska Curie grants. We offer high-class training and the possibility of PhD graduation with a double or joint PhD certificate.

A-WEAR is an international, multidisciplinary and multi-sectoral training network and joint doctorate programme on wearable computing. A-WEAR is funded by the European Union’s Horizon2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska Curie grant agreement No. 813278.


  • The applicant must be in possession of the Master of Science (MSc) diploma in a relevant field, such as computer science, communication engineering or computer engineering.
  • Transnational mobility: The ESR is required to undertake trans-national mobility (i.e. move from one country to another) when taking up their appointment.
  • Early-Stage Researchers (ESRs)/fresh MSc graduates: All researchers recruited in A-WEAR must have maximum 4 years equivalent research experience after completing their first MSc and have not been awarded any doctoral degree at the date of the employment.
  • Background requirements: the applicant must be in possession of Master of Science (MSc) diploma in a relevant field, such as electrical engineering, communications engineering, software engineering/computer science, signal processing, radio communications, mathematics, physics, aerospace engineering, mechanical engineering, biomedical engineering, etc.
  • English language requirements: English certificate with sufficient level according to Tampere University rules is MANDATORY for this position.

Value of the Scholarship

  • The position is fully funded for a 36-month period in Tampere University, Finland.
  • You can complement your experience within periods of up to 15 months of cross-country and industrial secondments by working with the highly committed industrial partners.
  • The ESR will receive a Living Allowance and a Mobility allowance (i.e., gross salary) in accordance with H2020 MSCA rules.
  • ESRs who have a family (spouse and/or children) will also receive a family allowance, also according to H2020 MSCA rules.
  • Details about the approximate gross salary per country are given at each position.
  • We emphasize that the salary of each ESR is very competitive and it is at levels corresponding to postdoctoral students (or higher) at each employment unit.
  • The salaries are adjusted to the living costs in the countries of each of the participant units, according to H2020 MSCA rules.

How to Apply

To Apply;

  • The candidates must submit through the followings;
  • Certified copies of the bachelor’s and master’s degree certificates and the transcripts with official translations into English
  • A Diploma Supplement (DS)as approved by the EU Commission for degrees completed in European universities (when applicable)
  • Curriculum Vitae/CV(preferably in Europass format)
  • List of publications (if any)
  • References: minimum 2 reference letters to be attached to the application and contact details of 2 or more referees included in the CV
  • Motivation letter: maximum 1 page where you introduce yourself and present your qualifications; you may include also your previous research fields and main research results. Please emphasize your future goals career-wise
  • A short essay called “Dissertation Proposal” (max 2 pages) explaining how you would address the research objectives mentioned at the position you apply for.
  • Copy of the passport.
  • Proof of residence: Statement (use template available at and certificates/documents demonstrating your residence(s) in the last 5 years


Deadline: Application closes June 22, 2019. 20:00 – Europe/Athens

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Robert Blackwood Partnership – Honours Scholarship Scheme at Monash University, UK

Robert Blackwood Partnership – Honours Scholarship Scheme at Monash University, UK

In partnership with Robert Blackwood, the Monash University is offering the Robert Blackwood Partnership – Honours Scholarship Scheme to encourage the new research project ideas.

The program is open for Australian and International students. The scholarship is available to pursue an honors course and for work on a project on some aspects of Museums Victoria’s collection.

Founded in 1958, Monash University is the second oldest university in the State of Victoria. It has four local campuses throughout Victoria, an international campus in Malaysia, and centers in the People’s Republic of China, Italy, and India.

Why at Monash University? At this university, candidates can get benefit from the extra choices that come with studying at Australia’s largest university.  The university prepares students for work and also for success in the future.

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: Monash University
  • Department: NA
  • Course Level: Honors degree
  • Scholarship Award: Up to $1500
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Numbers of Award: Two scholarships are awarded
  • Nationality: Australian and international students
  • Scholarship can be taken in Australia
  • Application Deadline: April 8, 2019
  • Language: English

Eligibility for the Scholarship

  • Eligible Countries: Australian and international students are eligible to apply for the scholarships.
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: The scholarships are available to pursue an honors course in the Humanities and Social Sciences disciplines, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics disciplines and for work on a project on some aspects of Museums Victoria’s collection.
  • Eligibility Criteria: The scholar must meet the following eligibility criteria:
  • The applicant must be commencing or continuing full-time undergraduate students who are enrolled in an honors course and will work on a project which is either co-supervised by Monash and Museums Victoria or are substantially focused on some aspects of Museums Victoria’s collection.
  • Candidates must be commencing or continuing full-time honors students enrolled in 2019, at a Monash campus in Australia.

How to Apply

  • How to apply: To be considered for the scholarships, candidates must have to apply for the admission at the university in honors degree program. Candidates can submit the application form, which is available on
  • Supporting Documents: Candidates need to provide a written recommendation (maximum 1 A4 page) from the honors supervisor regarding the quality of the project. Applications should be no more than 2 A4 pages in length (12 point font) detailing the project, its relevance to Museums Victoria’s research activities and collections, intended outcomes and budget requested. The budget should clearly identify the costs as they relate to the project.
  • Admission Requirements: For admission at the university candidates, must have a normal minimum requirement for the honors degree.
  • Language Requirement: For entry to Monash University, you must meet the minimum English language requirements.
  • Benefits: The successful scholar will receive the amount worth up to between $500 and $1,500 for a full-time study load for a maximum of one year.

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Fer-Garb Scholarship for MA Students at University College London in 2019

University College London is inviting applications for the Fer-Garb Scholarship for overseas MA students to begin in the academic year 2019-20.

They welcome applications for the scholarship from overseas students who have been accepted for a study on the History of Art Masters Program at UCL, preferably with an interest in following a course of study that includes modern and contemporary art.

The Scholarship has been created through the generosity of a History of Art Alumnus, with the aim of enabling more of the most promising overseas students of limited financial means wishing to pursue the MA in History of Art at UCL. At the donor’s kind request, the Scholarship has been named in honour of his teachers Professor Briony Fer and Professor Tamar Garb.

Worth of Award

The Scholarship will enable outstanding students in financial need to fulfil their potential and will cover academic fees and living costs for one year of full-time study.


  • In order to apply for the Scholarship, overseas students should already have been offered a place on the MA in History of Art at UCL according to the normal application procedure.
  • The scholarship has been set up for three consecutive years and will fund one student a year for three years.

How to Apply

Students wishing to be considered for the awards should submit the following materials:

  •  A statement indicating their wish to be considered for the scholarship, which demonstrates how you fulfil the aims of the scholarship, and your reasons for wishing to pursue this particular programme of study in the History of Art department at UCL. (approximately 500 words)
  • An up to date CV
  • Your transcripts
  • All applicants also have to declare any other sources of funding

Deadline: Applications should be sent to Lauren Sperring ([email protected]) by Sunday, April 14, at 5 pm.

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