Victoria Fernandes Scholarship



Applications: From 1st August 2013

Closing Date: 13th January 2014

Results will be communicated during March 2014. Please do not contact the Department or the Admissions team to check the result of your application before this date.

Victoria Fernandes Scholarship 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.

Eligibility 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. For full details of our research activities please click here.

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Scholarship Details 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, due to funding restrictions will have to pay the difference between the Home and Overseas Fees.

Application Process Before applying for the scholarship, 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. Once you have your offer (an offer with conditions is acceptable) you can apply for the scholarship with your seven digit University ID number.

If you do not yet hold an offer apply for study: http://www.go.warwick.ac.uk/pgapply. As part of the application candidates are required to provide transcripts, a research proposal and CV

Please quote scholarship reference: VFS-1415 in any correspondence.

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