Research fellowships

Research in Geography or Environmental Science Masters Scholarships

Research in Geography or Environmental Science Masters Scholarships

The Environmental Futures group at the University of Dundee, Scotland, has six scholarships for Masters Research in Geography or Environmental Science.

The scholarships would cover the costs of the tuition fees for 2021/22.

Anticipated start dates in September 2021 or January 2022.

We currently have six scholarships, each worth £5000, for the MSc by Research in Geography or in Environmental Science in partnership with colleagues in Civil Engineering. These are funded through the Durham Geological Bequest left to the University of Dundee to promote research of a geological nature. The scholarships would cover the costs of the tuition fees for 2021/22, which are set at £4486 per year, with the remainder to be used to help with any research costs (e.g. fieldwork, equipment, etc.). We anticipate start dates in September 2021 or January 2022.

More information about the MSc by Research programmes can be found here, and you can also contact Dr Simon Cook who is the programme coordinator or visiting the webpage.

Merit scholarship program for foreign students (PBEEE)

Merit scholarship program for foreign students (PBEEE)

These scholarships are intended for foreign students or researchers from all research sectors (health, humanities and social sciences, arts and letters, natural sciences, and engineering) preselected by a Québec university, Synchronex (a CCTT), the China Scholarship Council (CSC), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mexico (SRE) or the National Council on Science and Technology of Mexico (CONACYT) who wish to begin or continue studies or research activities in Québec. No research sector is given preference.

Doctoral research scholarships (V1, 1B, 1C, 1I, 1IS, 1M, 1W): $25,000 a year. The maximum duration of the scholarship is three years (nine semesters) with a possible extension of up to 12 months (monthly allowance of $1,000).

  • The doctoral research scholarships are intended for post-graduate students.
  • Candidates are eligible for doctoral merit program scholarships from MEES in the first nine semesters of their doctoral studies. All doctoral semesters, funded or unfunded, completed before the scholarship takes effect, are subtracted from the eligibility period.
  • A candidate admitted into a doctoral program from a bachelor’s program and one who fast-tracks into a doctoral program without writing a thesis must apply to the doctoral scholarships competition (V1, 1B, 1C, 1I, 1IS, 1M, 1W) to obtain the scholarship during the 3rd, 4th, and 5th years of his/her graduate studies (semesters 7 to 15).
  • The maximum duration of the scholarship is three years (nine semesters), with a possible extension of up to 12 months.

Visit the official webpage to read the full requeriments.

Georg Forster Research Fellowship for researchers from developing and transition countries

Georg Forster Research Fellowship for researchers from developing and transition countries

Attention, researchers from developing and transition countries! The Georg Forster Research Fellowship supports you – postdoctoral and experienced researchers – with your research in Germany.

Through the Georg Forster Research Fellowship, the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation sponsors researchers with above-average qualifications and from all fields. These researches must come from developing and transition countries – excluding PR China and India (see list of countries, PDF). As a fellow, you will benefit from individual support from the Humboldt Foundation and our diverse sponsorship portfolio.

What we offer?

The Georg Forster Research Fellowship enables you to conduct your own research at various stages of your career in collaboration with a host at a German research institution of your choice. Hosts may apply for a subsidy for research costs.

You must meet the following criteria:

The Georg Forster Research Fellowship is exclusively for post-doctoral researchers with above-average qualifications from developing or transition countries. Your research must address questions relevant to the further development of your region of origin, regardless of your field.
Deadlines: The Selection Committee responsible for reviewing applications to this programme meets every February, June and October. Please send your completed application form, including any additional documents required, well in advance of the desired selection date. Applications are usually processed within four to eight months. Incomplete or inaccurate applications take longer to process and often have to be postponed to a later Selection Committee meeting.

Please enter the official webpage for more information and how to apply.

For young researchers: Proof of Concept

For young researchers: Proof of Concept

BRIDGE Proof of Concept helps young researchers to apply their research results and gain the confidence needed to make a market entry. The projects may target innovations of all kinds from all research areas.

Who can ask for support?

You can apply for a BRIDGE Proof of Concept project regardless of discipline if you meet the following criteria:

  • Your institution has assured you of their support for the duration of the project.
  • You have gained research experience while studying for your bachelor’s or master’sdegree, which you obtained no more than four years ago or
  • You are on course to complete your doctoral studies within the next six months or less, or you are a working as a postdoctoral researcher, having obtained your doctorate no more than four years ago.
  • You submit your proposal as an individual and not as part of a group.

This is how BRIDGE Proof of Concept can support you

-It covers your salary and any costs that are directly linked to the execution of your project; max. CHF 130,000 per year.

-It provides funding for your project for a twelve-month period.It may be extended once for a maximum of six months.

-Calls for Proof of Concept projects are launched up to four times a year.

More information and how to apply here