Queen Mary, University of London – Bangladesh Capacity Building Scholarships

(http://www.qmul.ac.uk/international/scholarships/index.html#BCBS) Queen Mary is keen to contribute actively to the development of the higher education sector in Bangladesh and is pleased to announce the creation of two Queen Mary, University of London – Bangladesh Capacity Building Scholarships. Each of these scholarships will provide full tuition fees for full time MPhil/PhD study at Queen Mary in one of the following areas: 1.            Biological and Chemical Sciences
2.            Computer Science
3.            Electronic Engineering
4.            Engineering
5.            Materials
6.            Mathematical Sciences
7.            Physics Eligibility 1.            Applicants must be Bangladeshi nationals who are currently studying or working at an institution recognised by the University Grants Commission, Bangladesh
2.            Candidates must have a minimum of sixteen years of education in a relevant field. Students with MS level qualifications and research experience will be at an advantage
3.            Candidates should have graduated within the last 2 years
4.            Candidates should have first division marks throughout their academic career
5.            Candidates must meet Queen Mary’s standard English requirements – IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.
6.            Candidates must be able to support themselves financially either through personal finance or through support from their institution.  UKBA guidelines state that living expenses in central London are 9,600 per year. Application Procedure
1.            Applications should be made on the Queen Mary Capacity Building Scholarships Application Form and returned  to the address below
2.            Candidates should read carefully the Guide to Applying for a Research Degree and follow the advice contained within it.
3.            Applications must reach the Graduate Admissions Office by April 15th 2010
4.            Applications will be considered by the Graduate School and successful candidates informed by the end of 15th May 2010
5.            Contact Details For further information on these scholarships please contact:
Our representative in Bangladesh
Ms Runa Noman
Alpha-i Consultants Ltd
House: 99 (4th Floor) Road: 11/A
Dhanmondi R/A
Tel: 880-2-9111957       
Mobile: 01712-018876; 01713-040100       
Fax: 880-2-8616330,9110535
e mail: counsel@global-bd.net
Web: www.alphai.co.uk Or Ms Angeliki Polatou
The Graduate Admissions Office
Queen Mary, University of London
London E1 4NS
Phone: +44 20 7882 3080      
Fax: +44 20 7882 5588 Email:a.polatou@qmul.ac.uk