Victoria Fernandes Scholarship for PhD Applicants at University of Warwick in UK, 2014/15

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University of Warwick, School of Engineering offers scholarship for PhD applicants in UK. Scholarship is provided in the field of Engineering. UK/EU and oversees students can apply for this scholarship. Overseas applicants are welcome to apply but, if successful, will have to pay the difference between the Home and Overseas Fees. Candidates must have already applied to the University of Warwick and hold a valid offer from the School of Engineering for a PhD in Engineering only. The Scholarship will pay an annual stipend at the standard rate (currently £13,726) and Tuition Fees at the Home/EU rate.. The Victoria Fernandes Scholarship has been established by The School of Engineering in memory of one of our former PhD students, Victoria Fernandes. Victoria sadly died shortly before submitting her PhD thesis in 2006. Vicky (as she was widely referred to) had obtained a first class Warwick MEng in 2003 and continued onto our research degree programme, examining aspects of cementitious materials and their application to low-cost housing in the tropics. Throughout her studies she was ill with an infection that often incapacitated her, yet after every medical setback she returned to her studies with renewed determination. Her commitment to completing those studies was exceptional and extraordinary and she consciously risked her life for them. This Scholarship has been established in recognition and memory of her commitment, dedication and courage. She set an example for us all..  This scholarship is available for pursuing PhD degree level at School of Engineering in UK.
The research areas of this scholarship are:  Scholarship is provided in the field of Engineering at University of Warwick – School of Engineering .
Who can apply to this scholarship? Applications are welcome in any branch of engineering that are in line with the research interests within the School of Engineering only, amongst others these include; systems modelling, biomedical engineering, complex systems engineering, communications, photonics, intelligent systems, image processing, materials, power electronics, sensors, ultrasonics, thermal engineering, civil and water engineering, renewable and sustainable energy, fluid dynamics and optical engineering.
Benefits of the scholarship:  The School of Engineering is pleased to invite applicants for this fully funded PhD Scholarship in Engineering. The Scholarship will pay an annual stipend at the standard rate (currently £13,726) and Tuition Fees at the Home/EU rate. Overseas applicants are welcome to apply but, if successful, will have to pay the difference between the Home and Overseas Fees.
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Duration:  Scholarship is offered for duration of the course.
Number of scholarships:  Not Known

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