PhD Scholarships in Engineering, University of Southern Denmark

Ph.D.-Scholarships
The Faculty of Engineering
A number of Ph.D.-scholarships at the Faculty of Engineering will be available as of 1st September 2008.
Information about the research areas at the faculty can be found at our homepage: http://www.sdu.dk/tek/
The scholarships may be sought by students who wish to obtain a PhD degree, either without or with a previous Master’s degree, and who have agreed on a PhD project with a supervisor employed at the Faculty of Engineering.

For applicants with a relevant Master’s degree, the scholarship will be for three years of study.

The applications are evaluated based on a number of criteria: the quality of the applicant (publications, grades, references, etc.), the quality of the project, and the degree of co-financing (by the supervisor, a Ph.D.-school, or the applicant). Special consideration will be given to projects with relation to the strategic research areas of the faculty. However, some scholarships will be based on an open competition among the applicants.

The scolarships will be awarded within the Research Training Programmes at the Faculty:
* Robotics
* Energy Efficient and Environmentally Efficient Technologies
* Functional Materials and Nanotechnology
* Applied Mathematical Modelling
* Product Design and Innovation

The scholarship is salaried in accordance with the agreement on salaried Ph.D. students between the Ministry of Finance and AC (the Danish Confederation of Professional Association) or for students without a masters degree in accordance with the SU-law (the Danish State Education Grant and Loan Scheme Authority), and

Further information about the Ph.D.-study can be found at the homepage of Faculty: http://www.sdu.dk/tek/

The application is to be made using the official application form, which can be downloaded from the homepage of the Faculty of Engineering or can be requested from the faculty secretariat. Please note that before sending in an application you must have defined a PhD. project together with a supervisor at the Faculty of Engineering, who must co-sign your application together with the Department Head.

Please send three copies of the application and enclosures, marked “Position no 084061″, to the University of Southern Denmark, the Faculty of Engineering, Campusvej 55, 5230 Odense M.

The application must be at the faculty 1st August 2008 at 12 noon, at the latest.

Application Deadline: 01/08/2008