PhD Scholarships at University Of Leicester For International Students

Last Updated on April 22, 2015

Postgraduate scholarships for international students:

This fully funded scholarship is awarded by the Centre for Systems Neurosciences for successful candidates of the year 2014’s January intake. This is an offer to do PhD at the Centre for Neurosciences under the supervision of Professor Rodrigo Quian Quirigo. The scholarship will cover for all the three years of educational fee’s which rounds about to a minimum of £13,590.

Successful candidates will also be given chance to work with famous foreign organizations and professionals from the field of neuroscience. The university of Leicester PhD scholarship program works along with university of Rockefeller, Jerusalem’s Hebrew University and the International School for Advanced Studies.

The lucky candidates of this scholarship will explore human medical temporal lobe and also have their share in the non invasive scalp EEG recordings as well as other related projects.

The students will further educate themselves with computational and theoretical modeling, how the memory system works and understand the basis of neurology.

Introduction To Scholarship Providing Body:

The University of Leicester stands in England with its main campus in the city centre besides the Victoria Park. It is a research based university and was ranked as the ‘University of the Year’ by “Times Higher Education” in the year 2008. The university has good name and reputation worldwide and is mainly recognized for its discovery of Genetic Fingerprinting.

The Center for systems Neurosciences has a well known national and international teaching staff who excel in their fields and posses expertise in life sciences, neurons, brain processes and prospective clinical applications.


Three years

Purpose Of Study: 

  • Study
  • Research
  • Work

Level of Study:

Doctor of Philosophy

Number of Scholarships:

Not Specified.

Application Deadline Date:

Visit Scholarships Website.

Fields of Study:

Visit the official website mentioned at the end for details.

Host Country:

Leicester, London

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Host Institutions:

The University of Leicester

Eligible Countries:

The scholarship is open to both international as well as EU students


  • The applicants should have degrees of higher upper class or first class. If not, then they should hold a qualification equal to these degrees
  • The applicants should meet the University’s requirements for English
  • The applicants should hold a Masters Degree. This is not compulsory, but will be considered as a plus point.
  • The tuition fees will be covered in UK currency rates only, if the students must make it clear in their application that they can take care of the difference in currency rates that may affect the scholarship award.
  • The applicant will be required to study as a full time student
  • The applicant will be required to start his studied in the January intake.

How to Apply For Scholarship:

Applying for the PhD Studentship at University Of Leicester is very simple, just follow the below mentioned steps:

  • Submit a short write up explaining why you want to work in this field, what interests and motivates you and also mention any related work experience if you have any. Your wrte up should reach a word count of 1000 words.
  • Submit all the required documents and application.
  • You can apply to the University Of Leicester both online or by post. The online application can be located from the official website mentioned at the end. If the applicant wishes to apply by post, than he can send his documents along with the draft and an application to  University Of Leicester
  • Please note that the documents will be considered incomplete if a personal statement is missing and thus will not be processed.
  • If an applicant is applying online, he is required to select the Engineering discipline available in  the drop down menu.

Official Website:

Official Scholarships Website.

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