PhD and Master Scholarships for Study Abroad

PhD and Master Scholarships- Welcome to our latest newsletter on Masters Scholarships (MS / MBA) for Study Abroad, and fully-funded PhD (Doctoral) Studentships. This week’s newsletter also features 45 post-doctoral (Postdoc) positions.

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PhD and Master Scholarships
PhD and Master Scholarships

PhD and Master Scholarships Updates – March 7

Full Tuition Fee Scholarships for Masters – University of Nottingham

Scholarships are available for students from India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan, Africa and other developing countries who want to study Masters (including MRes) at the University of Nottingham, starting in September 2016. The scholarship scheme is an initiative of Developing Solutions Scholarship and Allan & Nesta Ferguson Charitable Trust.

  • Number of Awards: 3
  • Value of Awards: Full tuition fees
  • Subjects: Engineering, Medicine, Health Sciences, Science, Social Science
  • Application Deadline: April 22, 2016 (you need to apply and receive an offer before submitting the scholarship application)

More details for eligibility criteria and application process can be found here.

GREAT India Scholarships – University of Nottingham

The University of Nottingham in association with British Council’s GREAT campaign is offering scholarships to Indian students starting in September 2016.

  • Number of Awards: 9
  • Value of Scholarship: GBP 5,000 (appx. INR 5 Lacs)
  • Subjects: MSc (Business School), MSc (School of Economics), LLM, MBA
  • Application Deadline: May 20, 2016

More details for eligibility criteria and application process can be found here.

King’s Presidential International Scholarships – King’s College London

  • Number of Awards: 20
  • Value of Scholarship: GBP 10,000 (appx. 10 Lacs)
  • Subjects: Open to all subjects
  • Application Deadline: March 31, 2016

More details for eligibility criteria and application process can be found here.

PhD Scholarship in Biomolecular Informatics and Protein Engineering

A fully-funded PhD position is available for October 2016 start. The 4-year PhD project will be collaboration between Prof. Blundell’s group at the University of Cambridge and Ipsen, a global biopharma company.

The project will aim to understand the molecular characterization of the interaction between BoNT/A and gangliosides and BnNT-protein receptor interactions. A combination of computational, biochemical, biophysical tools will be used for during this project.

The candidate should have a Bachelor or Master degree in Biochemistry, Chemistry, Physics or related discipline. Practical experience in molecular biology, biochemistry, biophysics, molecular modeling, computer programming would be advantageous.

  • Amount of Stipend: GBP 18, 579 per annum
  • Application Deadline: March 31, 2016
  • Application: Please contact Prof. Tom Blundell ( for further information.

For more details please visit Prof. Blundell’s research group.

Postdoctoral Position in Health Sciences

45 postdoctoral positions are available at the University of Oslo (Norway), funded by Marie Curie actions. Candidates who do not hold a PhD, but have got 4-years of research experience are also eligible to apply.

Application Deadline: April 29, 2016

More details for eligibility criteria and application process can be found here – Link 1 and Link 2.

PhD in Molecular Neuroscience

A doctoral position is available within the group of Professor Sten Linnarsson at the Department of Molecular Biochemistry and Biophysics, Karolinska Institute. The project will be on single-cell biology, in particular applying single-cell expression analysis to characterize the cell types and lineages of the mouse nervous system. The long-term objective will be to map the stable cellular states that human organs are made of, and to understand the regulatory networks that induce and maintain them.

Application Deadline: April 1, 2016

More details for eligibility criteria and application process can be found here.

PhD in Data Science / Chem-informatics / Machine Learning / Computational Chemistry

The BIGCHEM project, an initiative of the Horizon 2020 program under the Marie Curie actions, is collaboration between nine groups from the academia and the pharmaceutical industry.


  • ESR1: Machine learning methodologies for mining very large compound data sets. (Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH & Co KG and University of Bonn, Germany)
  • ESR2: Computational compound screening and profiling by large-scale mining of pharmaceutical data. (University of Bonn, Germany and Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH & Co KG, Germany)
  • ESR3: Big data visualization and modeling using Generative Topographic Mapping (GTM). (University of Strasbourg and Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH & Co KG, Germany)
  • ESR4: Development of frequent hitters filters for HTS screening. (Helmholtz Zentrum München & Lead Discovery Center GmbH, Germany)
  • ESR5: Analysis of Compound Promiscuity Based on Bioassay Ontology. (University of Bonn & AstraZeneca, Germany & Sweden)
  • ESR6: Developing virtual screening methods to exploit large virtual chemical space. (University of Bern & AstraZeneca, Sweden & Switzerland)
  • ESR7: Exploration of uncharted regions of the chemical space by reaction-driven de novo design. (Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH & Co KG and ETH Zürich, Germany and Switzerland)
  • ESR8: Accessing new chemical space for lead optimization based on QSAR models. (AstraZeneca & Helmholtz Zentrum München, Germany & Sweden)
  • ESR9: Integrated ligand- and structure-based approaches for predicting compound polypharmacology based on big data. (University of Modena and Reggio Emilia & AstraZeneca, Italy & Sweden)
  • ESR10: Secure sharing of information using ensemble of machine learning methods and surrogate data. (Helmholtz Zentrum München & AstraZeneca, Germany & Sweden)

Application Deadline: March 20, 2016

Informal queries can be sent to Dr. Tetko Igor (

More details for eligibility criteria and application process can be found here.

Master Scholarship for Chemistry and Bioscience 2016 – University of Queensland

The School of Chemistry & Molecular Biosciences at The University of Queensland invites outstanding students who are citizens of India or of countries in Latin America to apply for a postgraduate coursework scholarship to cover 50% of tuition fees in the Master of Biotechnology, Master of Molecular Biology or Master of Bioinformatics programs.

  • Number of Scholarships: 6
  • Amount of Scholarship: 50% Tuition Fees
  • Application Deadline: March 31, 2016 (Studies commencing in Jun/Jul 2016).

For more details on eligibility criteria and application procedure, please click here.

WMG Excellence (Master) Scholarships 2016/17

All applicants receiving an offer to study on a WMG Full-time MSc course at the University of Warwick, starting October 2016, are eligible for the WMG Excellence Scholarship.

Courses Covered:

  • Cyber Security and Management
  • e-Business Management
  • Engineering Business Management
  • Healthcare Operational Management
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • International Technology Management
  • International Trade, Strategy and Operations
  • Management for Business Excellence
  • Manufacturing Systems Engineering
  • Programme and Project Management
  • Sustainable Automotive Engineering
  • Service Management and Design
  • Supply Chain and Logistics Management

Amount of Scholarship: 50% of tuition fees

Number of Scholarships:

  • 15 awards giving 50% tuition fee waiver
  • 15 awards giving 35% tuition fee waiver
  • 20 awards giving 20% tuition fee waiver

Application Deadline: March / April 2016 (exact date to be confirmed)

More details for eligibility and application

Bachelor and Postgraduate Tuition Fee Scholarships for Fashion Studies (BA / MA / MBA) 2016/17 – IFA Paris

International Fashion Academy (IFA) Paris (France) is offering scholarships to international students commencing undergraduate and postgraduate studies in 2016.

Subjects Covered and Number of Awards:

  • Bachelor in Fashion Design and Technology – 2 full scholarships
  • Bachelor in Fashion Marketing – 1 full scholarship
  • Master in Contemporary Fashion Design – 1 full scholarship and 2 half scholarships
  • MBA Global Fashion Media – 1 full scholarship
  • MBA Fashion Business – 1 full scholarship
  • MBA Perfume & Cosmetics Management – 1 full scholarship
  • MBA Luxury Brand Management – 1 half scholarship

Application Deadline: March 31, 2016

Click here for more details on eligibility criteria and application process.

International Master Scholarships 2016/17 – Bournemouth University

Students from Russia, Turkey, Nigeria, China, India, and South Korea applying for a full-time postgraduate course at the Bournemouth University are eligible for multiple scholarship schemes.

Number and Amount of Scholarships:

Application Deadline: May 31, 2016