Monday, September 5, 2016

Microsoft Research PhD Scholarship in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa



Microsoft Research is offering up to 20 PhD Scholarship in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.The proposed research must be carried out at Microsoft Research in Cambridge. Applications from institutions in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa can apply for these scholarships.
Microsoft scholarships consist of an annual bursary up to a maximum of three years for PhD supervisors and students to do collaborative research projects with Microsoft Research Cambridge. Students are also invited t
o the Microsoft Research Summer School in Cambridge, where they can share and discuss ideas with Microsoft researchers.
Microsoft has always been a world leader in technological innovation, building some of the most important products in both the software and hardware industry.
Course Level: The scholarship is available to pursue PhD program at Microsoft Research in Cambridge.
Study Subject: The proposed research must be closely related to the following research topics carried out at Microsoft Research in Cambridge:
  • Biological Computation
  • Human Experience and Design
  • Machine Intelligence and Perception
  • Programming Principles and Tools
  • Systems and Networking.
Scholarship Award: Each Microsoft scholarship consists of an annual bursary up to a maximum of three years. The monetary value of the award varies by country to reflect local differences in costs and overheads. Payment is made directly to the institution. The amount of the scholarship is the maximum amount Microsoft Research pays to the institution. In addition, every Scholar receives a fixed hardware allowance and conference allowance.
Scholarship can be taken in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa
Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for scholarship:
Applications must not be made by students but by PhD supervisors, who must have been in dialogue with the prospective Microsoft supervisor and jointly collaborated on the proposal prior to the submission deadline. If their project is selected, the supervisor has until 31 March 2018 to find the best possible student for the project; otherwise, the PhD Agreement will be terminated automatically. Only applications from institutions in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa will be considered.
For an application to be considered, the following key requirements apply:
  • The institute agrees to the terms and conditions in the MRL Term Sheet and EPSRC Term Sheet where appropriate.
  • The applicant must be in dialogue with the prospective Microsoft supervisor prior to the submission deadline and jointly drafting the proposal.
  • The proposed research must be closely related to the following research topics carried out at Microsoft Research in Cambridge.
Nationality: Applications from institutions in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa can apply for these scholarships.
How to Apply: Application should be filled online.
Application Deadline: Application deadline is 26th September 2016.
Apply here
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/research/academic-program/phd-scholarship-europe-middle-east-africa/

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