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The University of Kentucky is offering International Fellowship 2017 for the US and international students. Fellowship is open to all qualified individuals with consideration given to women interested in pursuing a program of advanced research training in fields in which they are underrepresented including, but not limited to, engineering, life sciences and physical sciences.
The goal of the Provost’s Office is to be a resource for all of the University of Kentucky, with a primary emphasis on enhancing UK’s academic excellence and its brand as an institution that focuses on the Commonwealth in ways that have a global impact.
|Deadline||:||1 November 2017|
|Study in||:||United States|
|Providers||:||University of Kentucky|
|Course Level||:||postdoctoral programme|
|Field of Study||:||Fellowship is awarded in pursuing a program of advanced research training in fields in which they are underrepresented including, but not limited to, engineering, life sciences and physical sciences.|
The fellowship provides a $47,476 stipend plus benefits. In addition, the fellow receives $2,000 for support of research activities. Fellowships are available for up to two years. The initial appointment is for 12 months, but recipients may apply for the second year.
- Applicants must be eligible to compete for federally-funded postdoctoral grants.
- This includes the eligibility requirement that, by the time of award, the individual must be a citizen or a non-citizen national of the United States or have been lawfully admitted for permanent residence.
- Applicants must have completed the doctoral degree within the past two years or will complete the doctoral degree before the date of appointment.
- Preference will be given to applicants who do not have a prior or present postdoctoral appointment at the UK. Applicants who received their PhD in the UK must be affiliated with a research group other than the one in which they did their prior research.
US and non-US students are eligible to apply for this fellowship.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have completed the doctoral degree within the past two years or will complete the doctoral degree before the date of appointment.