This is great opportunity for Egyptian scholars who wish to pursue their PhD at UK Higher Education Institutions. This year the programme offers two types of PhD scholarships:
· Full 3 year scholarships – Egyptians affiliated with public universities or research institutes to do a full three year PhD at a British Higher Education institution.
· Joint supervision– Egyptians who are currently doing their PhD at an Egyptian public university or research institute to spend a year doing research at a British Higher Education institution for up to £10K bench fees.
Both plans offer funding for living expenses and stipends during scholars stay in the UK to cover for accommodation, travel, visa, medical insurance. Also family allowance is available.
Some eligibility criteria include: (Please check guidelines on the British council website for more details)
· To be an Egyptian
· Affiliated with an Egyptian public state university or research centre
· Research proposal to be relevant to five priority areas of Newton Mosharafa; Water; energy; food; health; and cultural heritage
· Have an IELTS score of 6
Application is to be submitted online AND hard copied of all required documents and application form to be submitted at the Cultural Affairs and Missions Sector in Mogamaa el Tahrir.
Deadline: 28 October 2016
Guidelines and application via
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