CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIPS FOR POST-GRADUATE INTERNATIONAL CANDIDATES
Pursuant the goal of making the Politecnico of Torino one of the best technical Universities in Europe and in the world, as well as making it a privileged place to attract qualified human capital and strategic industrial investments, the Politecnico of Torino is awarding up to 28 research scholarships to candidates holding a Master’s Degree and willing to undertake a research activity at Doctoral level at the Politecnico of Torino. The scholarship will be a chance to deepen the research activity carried out at the Politecnico of Torino with the goal of increasing the attractiveness of international candidates. The awarding of the research scholarship does not give any right in accessing the PhD; candidates interested in continuing theirs studies at Doctoral level must be selected under the Call for application published each year and must comply with its eligibility criteria.
The research activity should be carried out in presence on a continuous basis at the Politecnico of Torino according to the chosen research project (published at the following link http://dottorato.polito.it/en/research_scholarships) for a period of 8 months, within the following dates 1 st March 2018 – 31st October 2018, preceding the beginning of the XXXIV cycle PhD programmes (1st November 2018). In occasion of the publication of the PhD Call for admission, the scientific responsible may issue a presentation letter about the scholarship holder’s attitude towards research and he/she will declare his/her interest in being the candidate’s supervisor upon admission to the PhD Programme.
Applications may be submitted by those who meet the following criteria on the expiry date of this call for applications. Applications submitted by those who do not meet the eligibility criteria shall be automatically excluded from the selection process.
Candidates should upload a motivation letter showing in particular their interest in carrying out the specific research activity they are applying to on a continuous basis from 1st March 2018 to 31st October 2018 and in continuing their studies at the Politecnico of Torino by applying to the Call for admission of the PhD programmes (starting on 1st November 2018).
Candidates shall be less than 30 years of age on 16th November 2017.
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