Ramanujan Research Studentship in Mathematics at Trinity College, Cambridge in UK, 2014

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Trinity College, Cambridge is offering PhD research studentship in the broad field of Pure or Applied Mathematics to an applicant from India hoping to do research for the PhD degree in Cambridge. The duration of PhD studentship is three years of research only, leading to the PhD degree. PhD Studentship covers maintenance allowance, studentship fees, settling in allowance, airfare. Application closing date is 15 January 2014.. To commemorate the connection between the renowned Indian mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan and Trinity College, the College hopes to award each year a Ramanujan Research Studentship in the broad field of Pure or Applied Mathematics to an applicant from India hoping to do research for the PhD degree in Cambridge.. This studentship is for pursuing PhD research level at Trinity College, Cambridge in UK.
The research areas of this scholarship are: Not provided
Who can apply to this scholarship?
· Students of any university or comparable institution in India who have not already begun residence in Cambridge and who hold a First Class Honors degree or its equivalent, or are likely to do so by the time of entry, are eligible to apply.
· The Ramanujan Student must become a member of Trinity College and must be accepted by the Board of Graduate Studies for study in the University.
· He/she will normally be expected in the first instance to take the nine month course leading to the Master of Advanced Study (MASt) in Mathematics.
Benefits of the scholarship: A student who has no support from any other source may expect: to have all approved fees paid on her/his behalf; to receive an adequate maintenance allowance (the rate for students undertaking a MASt in Mathematics course is set at the minimum maintenance rate required by Board of Graduate Studies plus a settling in allowance of £350 (2013/14 rate) for Overseas students, and £13,226 per annum (2013/14 rate) for the PhD); to receive allowances covering the costs of travel from India to the United Kingdom at the commencement of the Studentship, to return to India after the first nine months, if the Studentship is renewed, to travel again to the United Kingdom, and to return to India after completion of the research period; to be considered, if qualified, for a discretionary maintenance allowance for the period between completion of the Master of Advanced Study and commencement of research.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: A Ramanujan Student will normally be awarded the Ramanujan Studentship for nine months in the first instance, while he/she takes the course leading to the Master of Advanced Study (MASt) in Mathematics. Subject to completion of the course with a Distinction and registration for the PhD degree, the Studentship will then be renewed from October following the award of the Master for up to three further years, subject to satisfactory progress.
Number of scholarships: Not provided

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