The National Commission for Scientific and Technological Research (CONICYT - Chile)

Type of award

Studentship

Managing department

Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences

Value

Benefits include full tuition fee payment, a pre-sessional English course prior to the start of the academic year, a monthly allowance during the English course, a monthly allowance for a maximum of 4 years for each student, spouse and child under 18 years old, a yearly allowance for books and materials, a one-way, economy class air ticket from your nearest airport in Chile to Manchester at the start of the PhD programme, a return flight at the end of the PhD programme, a one-time allowance to cover settlement expenses and a one time relocation allowance. 

Specified use

In 2012 the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences at The University of Manchester signed a landmark agreement with CONICYT.  The programme was created to enable the Faculty, working together with CONICYT to provide opportunities for PhD study for Chilean students in the nine Schools that form the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences at The University of Manchester (Schools of Chemical Engineering & Analytical Science, Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth, Atmospheric & Environmental Sciences, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Mechanical, Aerospace & Civil Engineering, Materials, Mathematics, and Physics & Astronomy.

For more details please check out the website for the Latin American Postgraduate Programme: http://www.latinopostgraduate.manchester.ac.uk

Tenable period

a maximum of 4 years

Continuation of award

Continuation of the award is subject to satisfactory progress.

Number available

variable

Funding provider

CONICYT

Level(s) of study

This funding is available to students undertaking the following types of study:

  • Postgraduate research

Allowed study options

This funding is available to students undertaking the following modes of study:

  • Full-time

Subject restrictions

This funding is available to students undertaking study in:

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Biochemistry
  • Biomaterials
  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Earth, Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Geology
  • Management of Projects in Engineering
  • Materials
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Nanoscience
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Physics and Astronomy
  • Textiles and Paper Science

Academic requirements

Please check the CONICYT call for eligibility

Nationality restrictions

This funding is available to students from:

  • Chile

Other eligibility criteria

This award is available to existing postgraduate students.

Application procedure

Please see the website for the Latin American Postgraduate Programme http://www.latinopostgraduate.manchester.ac.uk for details about how to apply. 

Application form

Closing date

27 Nov 2017

Please check the CONICYT website for details about the scholarship deadline. 

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