E2S-UPPA PhD Grants for International Students in France

Deadline: 31 March 2018
Open to: applicants of all nationalities
Scholarship: 3 years – EUR 1870/ montly

Description

The E2S-UPPA consortium gathering UPPA-Inra-Inria is now accepting applications for 8 Ph.D. grants. Applicants of all nationalities are eligible to apply for this grant. Fellowships are opened to highly qualified graduates from any field of Energy and Environment, or from a closely related discipline.

E2S-UPPA seeks for outstanding candidates with a clear passion for research and who are excited by the opportunity to provide future solutions for energy and environment.

The Energy and Environment Solutions initiative (E2S-UPPA) is a substantial, multi-year growth plan. Problem-oriented, interdisciplinary and transverse research in Energy and Environment, is pursed while putting the emphasis on either industry relevance or high visibility in leading academic journals.

Eligibility

  • Citizens of all nationalities are eligible to apply;
  • Entrance requirements: candidates must hold a Master’s degree, or equivalent degree, with outstanding records;
  • English language requirements: applicants whose first language is not French or English are usually required to provide proofs of proficiency of the required language skills;
  • Required competencies: Applicants are expected to show outstanding commitment connected to the research priorities of the laboratories hosted by the consortium.

Scholarship

Number of Funding for PhD Eight doctoral grants are offered over a 3 years period [monthly gross salary before taxes is EUR 1870 , which include extra gratification for teaching duties – 32 hours per year].

How to Apply?

Required application documents (single pdf file):

  • Cover letter- 1-3 pages where you introduce yourself and present your qualifications and achievements, and emphasis on future goals and research focus;
  • Are there any specific projects and research issues you are primarily interested in (see list at the end of this call)- To be indicated in the motivation letter;
  • Curriculum vitae;
  • Copies of certificates of any academic degrees and marks reports during their master studies; for candidates with a Master’s degree in progress during the 2017-2018 academic year, please join marks and rankings corresponding to the first semester of the M2;
  • Copies of certificates of French and/or English languages skills (for non-French or English speaking applicants).

Candidates must send their application as a single PDF file, written in English including the documents listed below before March 31, 2018 (midnight, Paris time), to submission website [email protected]

For more information please visit the official website.