27,000$ DTA3/COFUND Marie Skłodowska-Curie PhD Fellowship in UK

University Alliance is a mission group representing and supporting modern civic universities with a professional and technical focus.

In the academic year 2018, the university is glad to invite international students to pursue Ph.D. program underneath “DTA3/COFUND Marie Skłodowska-Curie Ph.D. Fellowship Program”



Scholarships Number and Award:

Contract of employment with a minimum annual salary of around USD 27,000 (£20,989)


Education Level & Subject:

The DTA3/COFUND Marie Skłodowska-Curie Ph.D. Fellowship programme (DTA3 / COFUND) will be delivered across a consortium of 15 universities across England, Wales, and Northern Ireland. The fifteen universities are:

University of Brighton

Coventry University

University of Central Lancashire

University of Greenwich

University of Hertfordshire

University of Huddersfield

Liverpool John Moores University

Manchester Metropolitan University

Nottingham Trent University

The Open University

University of Portsmouth

Sheffield Hallam University

University of South Wales

Teesside University

Ulster University



To qualify for a DTA3 / COFUND Marie Skłodowska-Curie doctoral fellowship opportunity, applicants must:

-Be an early-stage researchers’ (i.e. in the first four years of their research careers and not have a doctoral degree). See Guidance from the EU for the definition of an early-stage researcher;

-Not have been resident, nor carried out their main activity, in the UK for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately before taking up a DTA3 / COFUND opportunity

-Not already be permanently employed by the entity where the DTA3 / COFUND opportunity will take place.

-Have a postgraduate master’s degree or a first/upper second-class honors degree or equivalent in a subject relevant to the chosen research topic (see individual project details for more information);

-Have a strong scholarly interest in the research, and a high level of motivation;

-Demonstrate English language competency, as specified by the respective university.

Read more about the eligibility criteria here.


How to Apply:

In order to apply please read the guide and fill in the online application form. 



October 8, 2018


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