Science Media Studentships at Imperial College London or the National Film and Television School


Deadline:

February 24, 2017

Disciplines:


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About

These studentships offer financial support for PhD-level biomedical scientists to undertake postgraduate qualifications at Imperial College London or the National Film and Television School (NFTS).

Scheme at a glance

Level of funding: Tuition costs and basic living expensesDuration of funding:18 months (Imperial College London) or 24 months (National Film and Television School)

Who can apply

To apply for a Science Media Studentship, you should be a PhD-level biomedical scientist who wants to have a career in the broadcast, games or film industry in the UK or Republic of Ireland. You must have a confirmed place on a course before a studentship can be awarded.

Competitive applicants will have some experience of science communication and/or working in the broadcast, games or film industries.

What we offer

We offer financial support to pay for tuition costs and basic living expenses for the duration of each Science Media Studentship. We fund up to two students a year at Imperial College London, and up to one student a year at the National Film and Television School (NFTS).

Imperial College London

A studentship at Imperial College London offers financial support for 18 months to undertake:

a 12-month postgraduate qualification (MSc) in Science Communication
a 6-month placement in the broadcasting industry.
The Imperial College London website (opens in a new tab) has more information about the MSc Science Communication course.

National Film and Television School

A studentship at the NFTS offers financial support for 24 months to undertake a postgraduate qualification (MA) in Games Design and Development.

How to apply

Your application will be assessed by Imperial College London or the National Film and Television School (NFTS). Please don’t apply to the Wellcome Trust.

After the application deadline, Imperial College London or the NFTS will shortlist candidates for interview. At this stage, the Wellcome Trust will consider these candidates for studentships.

Imperial College London studentships

To apply, please go to the Imperial College London website which you can find in the "Further official information" link below this article.

If you have a query, you can contact Liam Watson (Science Communication Group Administrator).
T +44 (0)20 7594 8753
E liam.watson@imperial.ac.uk

NFTS studentships

To apply, please go to the NFTS website which you can find in the "Further official information" link below this article.

If you have a query, you can contact Dr Jonathan Wardle (Director of Curriculum and Registrar).

T +44 (0)1494 731475
E jwardle@nfts.co.uk

Dates

Imperial College London

Application deadline
24 February 2017
National Film and Television School

Games Design and Development application deadline

7 July 2016

For more information click "Further official information" below. 



Eligible Countries
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Study Levels
PhD
Opportunities
Publish Date
August 09, 2016
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