Deadline:

31 May 2019.

Location:

Developing countries.

( fully Funded)

Description

IMU Breakout Graduate Fellowships in Mathematics in collaboration with TWAS.
IMU with the assistance of FIMU and TWAS is opening a new call of the IMU Breakout Graduate Fellowship program to support postgraduate studies, in a developing country, leading to a PhD degree in the mathematical sciences.

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Professional mathematicians are invited to nominate highly motivated and mathematically talented students from developing countries who plan to complete a doctoral degree in a developing country, including their own home country. Nominees must have a consistently good academic record and must be seriously interested in pursuing a career of research and teaching in mathematics.

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Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Mathematical Sciences.

Required Languages

English.

Eligible Countries

EGYPT, SYRIA, IRAQ, PALESTINE, JORDAN, LEBANON, TUNISIA, ALGERIA, MOROCCO, SUDAN, LIBYA, SAUDI ARABIA, EMIRATES, KUWAIT, QATAR, BAHRAIN, OMAN, YEMEN, SOMALIA, DJIBOUTI, MAURITANIA, TURKEY, IRAN, CYPRUS, COMOROS, & OTHER COUNTRIES ARE NOT FROM THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA.

Program Period

 Up to 4 years.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • The nomination form has to be filled out online and be submitted by the nominator, Students cannot apply themselves for the fellowship(Paper applications are not accepted, Changes after submission are not possible).

Conditions for the Nominator (Professional Mathematician)

  • Professional mathematicians (including those who have superannuated, but continue to mentor young students).

Conditions for the Nominee (Student)

  1. The student must be A) resident AND B) a citizen of a developing country which must be contained in the IMU list of Developing countries. See here.
  2. The student must either:
    • A) be pre-accepted to join a doctoral program in the first academic year after the time of selection in a university or research institution which is based in a developing country from the following list. See here OR
    • B) already be enrolled in a doctoral program in a university or research institution which is based on a developing country from the following list. See here.
  3. There is no age limit for the student.

4. Nomination for women students is strongly encouraged.

Opportunity Cost

(Fully Funded)

The fellowship can cover the entire period of the doctoral program up to four years of the student (nominee),The following costs up to a maximum of USD 10.000 per year can be covered by the grant.

  1. Full tuition fee.
  2. Accommodation expenses. 
  3. Travel expenses to the host institution (if different from the home country).
  4. Basic living expenses that will depend on the cost of the living of the country in which the student will study his/ her doctoral program. 

How to Apply

First Step:To access the online nomination form, please register in IMU website and log in.
If you have previously registered in IMU website you can use the same credentials.

Second Step: The nomination has to be filled out and submitted online by the nominator after the registration.

Third Step: For an overview of the nomination form, please download the nomination form here. Please notice that application is not to be uploaded, but filled out on line and that paper applications can unfortunately NOT be accepted.

Material to be uploaded during the process: (Only files in PDF format can be uploaded.)

  • Statement from nominator.
  • Scanned copy of student (nominee) passport.
  • Official letter of pre-acceptance in the PhD Programme.
  • Budget of total expenses requested.
  • PhD Supervisor CV.
  • Research Project.
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation which both cannot come from the nominator.
  • Transcripts of coursework (certified copies (e.g. stamped by the university)) of the student.
    • A) BSc degree or equivalent.
    • B) MSc degree or equivalent.
  • Nominee CV.
  • Nominee letter of motivation, research project and future plans of the student.
  • Nominator declaration.PhD Supervisor declaration.
  • Nominee (student) declaration.

Both nominations and accompanying documentation must be submitted in English only. If the documentation furnished were incomplete the entry would not be accepted for consideration.

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This Scholarship Published by:
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Reviewed by “ Mohamed Magdi Eweda / Egypt

“Mona Awad / Egypt ” 
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