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Fully Funded Scholarships at the University of College Cork

Fully Funded Scholarships at the University of College Cork

Fully Funded
Country: UK
City: Cork
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Apply for the Fully Funded Scholarships at the University of College Cork in the UK. The deadline for the application is 7th September 2020. The scholarship’s name is Ph.D. Studentship in Bacterial Microcompartment Engineering for EU Students in Ireland.

Duties for Fully Funded Scholarships UK

The candidate will have the following responsibilities

  • The Ph.D. candidate will conduct a specified program of research under the supervision of Prof. Michael Prentice.
  • Likewise, the successful candidate must be able to apply microbiology and molecular biology skills in the laboratory. Significant interdisciplinary interactions with collaborators in UCC and externally (UK) will be required.
  • Furthermore, good communication, organization, interpersonal skills, and the ability to work within a project team are essential.

Additional tasks will include:

  • The dissemination of results at conferences and through scientific articles.
  • Additionally, attendance at postgraduate training courses.
  • Regular reporting of research data.
  • Also, involvement in Educational and Public Engagement (EPE) activities.
  • Occasional laboratory supervision Bachelor or Master students.

Eligibility for Fully Funded Scholarships UK

Applicants should meet the following criteria

  • Minimum 2:1 undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in Microbiology or a similar discipline.
  • Also, enthusiasm and awareness of Microbiology issues in society.
  • Additionally, applicants whose first language is not English must show evidence of English proficiency, please check the minimum requirements here


This full-time Ph.D. position is funded by Science Foundation Ireland for up to 4 years including a stipend of €18,000 per annum. The studentship will cover fees at the rate for EU students.


To apply please email the following information to Prof. Michael Prentice ([email protected])


University College Cork – National University of Ireland, Cork is a constituent university of the National University of Ireland and located in Cork. Additionally, the university was founded in 1845 as one of three Queen’s Colleges located in Belfast, Cork, and Galway.


Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline07 September,2020
Open toAll Nationalities
OrganizerUniversity College Cork



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