Description of Scholarship:

International PhD Scholarships announced by University of Groningen for international studetns to study in Netherlands. The scholarship allows PhD level programm(s) in the field(s) of materials chemistry and photonic materials or natural sciences taught at University of Groningen. The last date of applying for this scholarship is 16 September 2022 and scholarship provide a salary of € 2,541 gross per month in the first year, up to a maximum of € 3,247 gross per month in the fourth year for a full-time working week to successful candidates.
The University of Groningen provide a golden chance to international studetns to complete their studies in the field(s) of materials chemistry and photonic materials or natural sciences at Netherlands on scholarship.

Short Detail of International PhD Scholarships:

schoolInstitute Name: University of Groningen.
map Country to Study in: Netherlands.
book Courses Offered:  materials chemistry and photonic materials or natural sciences.
reading Degree Level: PhD.
student Students Nationality: international studetns.
funding Scholarship Award: a salary of € 2,541 gross per month in the first year, up to a maximum of € 3,247 gross per month in the fourth year for a full-time working week.
calendar Last Date/Dead Line: 16 September 2022.

University of Groningen International PhD Scholarships: The University of Groningen is pleased to announce PhD Positions in Materials Chemistry and Photonic Materials for international students for the academic year 2022-2023.

The prospective Ph.D. student will work in an international and interdisciplinary team in a fast-paced, creative, and collaborative research environment as part of the Lerch group. The prospective Ph.D. student will work in a global and multidisciplinary team in a fast-paced, creative, and collaborative research environment as part of the Lerch group.

The University of Groningen is a public research university of more than 30,000 students in the city of Groningen in the Netherlands. Founded in 1614, the university is the second oldest in the country and one of the most traditional and prestigious universities in the Netherlands.

University of Groningen International PhD Scholarships (Per Month Salary Scholarships)

Benefits of Scholarship:

  • A salary of € 2,541 gross per month in the first year, up to a maximum of € 3,247 gross per month in the fourth year for a full-time working week
  • A holiday allowance of 8% gross annual income and an 8.3% year-end bonus
  • For a full-time position (1.0 FTE) of four years, the successful candidate will first be offered a temporary place of one year with the option of renewal for another three years. Prolonging the contract is contingent on sufficient progress in the first year to indicate that successful completion of the Ph.D. thesis within the next three years is expected.
  • A Ph.D. training program is part of the agreement, and the successful candidate will be enrolled in the Graduate School of Science and Engineering.

Requirements Criteria for Scholarship:

To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following criteria:

  • Demonstrable research experience in nanoscience, polymer chemistry, organic synthesis, heterogeneous catalysis, or optical properties.
  • An affinity for industry-relevant research questions, a strong team player, and well-developed communication and collaboration skills.
  • Willingness to acquire additional skills ranging from basic programming and 3D modeling to devise prototyping.
  • Ph.D. students are expected to develop scientific independence and complete research projects. Enthusiastic Ph.D. students stay abreast of developments in the field, proactively communicate research results, supervise B.Sc. and M.Sc. students, and work effectively in a team and collaborate across disciplines. As this project forms part of a larger multilateral program on smart coatings, the student will be in active exchange with industrial partners and Ph.D. colleagues within the consortium.
  • Applications by female scientists and candidates from underrepresented minorities are especially encouraged.

How to Apply for Scholarship:

  • To be eligible for this opportunity, applicants need to take admitted to a PhD degree program at the university. The Ph.D. scholarship application can be made separately online.
  • The students are required to present the following documents to the university:
    • A motivation letter (cover letter) stating your motivation to apply for the position and your key qualities relevant to this position
    • An up-to-date curriculum vitae
    • A detailed reference letter
    • Diplomas (BSc and MSc) and transcript of records
    • Contact information of two academic references.
  • Applicants must have an M.Sc. degree in nanoscience, chemistry, physics, materials sciences, or equivalent.
  • Applicants whose first language is not English must submit evidence of competency in English.