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Fully Funded PhD Studentship In Inorganic Chemistry

Fully Funded PhD Studentship In Inorganic Chemistry

Fully Funded
Country: UK
City: Newcastle
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Newcastle University announces application open for fully funded PhD studentship in Inorganic Chemistry. The scholarship is available to enthusiastic PhD students interested to bring alkali metals into new vistas and develop applications in energy storage and catalysis.

During the PhD studentship, the candidates will receive intense training and hands-on experience in synthetic inorganic chemistry of air-/moisture-sensitive materials, using Schlenk line/Glovebox techniques. Further, you will characterize the compounds by a full range of analytical methods. This includes X-ray crystallography, EPR spectroscopy, and SQUID magnetometry. Furthermore, the candidates will investigate their applications in N2 activation and battery material. You will also obtain experience in electrochemistry. The expertise and experience will be an invaluable asset for further career development, in both academia and industry.

Fully Funded PhD Studentship in Inorganic Chemistry

The candidates successful to receive the fully funded PhD studentship in inorganic chemistry will receive the full exemption in the tuition fees. Further, they will also receive an annual living expense amounting to £15,009.

Eligibility for the PhD Studentship In Inorganic Chemistry

To be eligible for the Fully Funded PhD Studentship at New Castle University in Inorganic University you must meet the following criteria:

  • Candidates should hold a degree in chemistry, material science or a related subject
  • Further, the scholarship is available only for UK/EU students.
  • preferably hold the equivalent of a UK 2:1 honors degree or international equivalent (however, applicants who do not meet this requirement but can demonstrate relevant work experience above the minimum plus significant career progression may also be considered)
  • perform well at interview across all competency areas
  • hold an English language qualification of IELTS 6.5 or its equivalent with no subskill below 5.5 (if your first language is not English)

How to apply for the PhD Studentship at Newcastle University?

Candidates can apply for the PhD Studentship program by completing and submitting the online application form. Moreover, the candidates should complete all the application in full to be considered for the program. Further, the applicants will need to consider the following while filling up the application.

  • insert the program code 8100F in the program of study section
  • select ‘PhD Chemistry – Chemistry’ as the program of study
  • insert the studentship code NES024 in the studentship/partnership reference field
  • attach a covering letter and CV. The covering letter must state the title of the studentship, quote reference code NES024 and state how your interests and experience relate to the project
  • attach degree transcripts and certificates and, if English is not your first language, a copy of your English language qualifications.


Newcastle University will accept the application for the fully funded PhD Studentship in Inorganic Chemistry until 30 September 2019. Applications arriving after the deadline are not eligible for the scholarship consideration.


Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline30 September,2019
Open toUK/EU
OrganizerNewcastle University
Contact the organizer[email protected]



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