Ramanujan Research Studentship In Mathematics; Apply by Jan 10
Applications have been invited by Trinity College, for the Ramanujan Research Studentship to be awarded to a student from India who wishes to undertake a PhD in the broad fields of Pure or Applied Mathematics at the University of Cambridge.
The Studentship is being awarded to commemorate the connection between the renowned Indian mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan and the Trinity College.
Applicant would be required to take, in the first instance, the nine month course leading to the Master of Advanced Study (MASt) in Mathematics at the University. Subject to completion of the MASt with a Distinction and registration for the PhD degree, the Studentship will then be renewed for up to three further years, subject to satisfactory progress.
Exceptionally, a Ramanujan Studentship may be awarded for three years of research leading to the PhD degree without the requirement to study for the MASt.
Eligibility: Applicant should be a citizen of India and should hold a First Class Honours degree or its equivalent from any university or comparable institution in India. Applicant should have applied for admission or already received an offer of admission, for the MASt degree in Mathematics at the University of Cambridge. Applicant should not yet have been member of the University of Cambridge as an undergraduate or graduate student.
Applicants are expected to have applied to all other sources of financial support open to them.
For a student who has no support or only partial support from other sources, the studentship covers (i) Graduate Course Fees (ii) maintenance allowance (at up to the minimum rate set by the University) and (iii)return ticket from India to the United Kingdom.
If the Studentship is renewed for the PhD, another return ticket from India to the United Kingdom will be awarded. The applicant may also be considered for a discretionary maintenance allowance for the period between completion of the MASt and commencement of PhD.
An award will be conditional on the applicant being accepted by the University’s Graduate Admissions Office for a course in the University. The successful applicant(s) must become member(s) of Trinity College on taking up the Studentship.
Copy of the Preliminary Application Form, can be obtained by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Completed Preliminary Application Forms must be returned by post or email to arrive by 10th January 2020.
Applicants who are short-listed will be invited to submit a full studentship application by 31st January 2020.
For details, visit https://www.trin.cam.ac.uk/postgraduate/graduate-funding-awards/