The Darwin Trust of Edinburgh studentship is for four years and includes a stipend and the tuition fees. In the application, the candidate should state in the funding section “I wish to be considered for the Darwin Trust studentship”.
The purpose of the Darwin Trust’s programme is to award studentships to individuals who are ineligible for UK Research Council applications allowing them to pursue a PhD in microbiology.
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FTE Category A staff submitted: 42.80
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