The King’s College London MRC Doctoral Training Partnership

The King’s College London MRC Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) is advertising it’s final few fully funded iCASE PhD Studentships for October 2022 entry. The application deadline is Thursday 7 July 2022 23:59pm GMT. We are grateful to your institution for circulating this advertisement to your student community. 

The objective of our DTP is to select the best students and provide them with excellent training, tailored flexibly to their individual needs and interests. We will equip them with the intellectual and technical skills that are needed for the future of research and complement this with key transferable skills to ensure that they emerge as well-rounded scientists, prepared for their next career stage. 

Industrial CASE studentships (Collaborative Awards in Science and Engineering) allow postgraduate research students to receive high quality research training in collaboration with a commercial or other non-academic partners. The studentships are part-funded by Research Councils together with the partner and include stipend, tuition fees and other project costs.  The partner can specify a research project that will be of importance to them and they must also provide a placement at their premises, and a supervisor, for the student.

See our projects listed here:

Apply here.

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Asia Pacific Investment Challenge

Join the Asia Pacific Investment Challenge to be fast-tracked to final-round interviews

Credit Suisse is partnering with EquitySim, an education technology startup, for the third year running on an Asia Pacific Investment Challenge to discover and connect with candidates from diverse backgrounds with the potential to grow their careers with our Equities team.

Through the online challenge, participants will have the opportunity to manage a US$1 million fictious investment portfolio, requiring them to keep up with current events to make informed decisions in order to succeed.

Finalists will be fast-tracked to final round interviews for our 2022 Hong Kong / Singapore Summer Internship program. Good luck!

Asia Pacific Investment Challenge
Prize
: Invitation to final round of interviews leading to a 10-week paid internship with the Hong Kong / Singapore Equities team

Cost: FREE (sponsored by Credit Suisse)

Join the challenge: here

Meet Phoebe

Phoebe Guan has been impressed with Credit Suisse’s focus on lifelong learning beyond the Asia Pacific Investment Challenge. The platform enables Phoebe to connect and collaborate with her peers both within and outside of the organization and growing her network. She joined us as an APAC Markets intern in 2020 and is now a full-time member of our team. Could this be your journey with us? Join the Asia Pacific Investment Challenge today!

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The Singapore Singapore International Pre-Graduate Award (SIPGA)

Greetings from the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Singapore.

As part of our efforts to welcome diverse pool of international students, we would like to cordially invite you to a webinar, which will be held on 20 May 2022 4.30pm -5.30pm (GMT + 8h).

The webinar will focus on sharing about the Singapore International Pre-Graduate Award (SIPGA), a short-term research attachment for international students.

Students will have opportunities to learn and understand about pursuing their attachment under the SIPGA program in labs with state-of-the-art facilities and be supervised by outstanding researchers. Please find the details of the SIPGA webinar below. Students can click on the “Register Now” tab to register for the webinar.

Students may find more information on SIPGA here!

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British Ecological Society – Undergraduate Summer School 2022

Applications are now open for the Undergraduate Summer School 2022 run by the British Ecological Society.  

This year the Summer School will start with an online day held on the 12th July, followed by a residential field trip to Blencathra FSC Centre within the Lake District, 15th to 18th July.Applicants must be from UK or Ireland-based universities and in an ecology-related undergraduate degree. 

This Summer School is an opportunity for undergraduate students of all levels to gain insights into careers in the ecology and environment sector and develop vital experience and skills including:   

  • Practical field skills through outdoor activities 
  • Workshops in a range of specialist ecological fields (e.g. botany, entomology, etc…) 
  • Careers talks from professionals in the sector both within and outside of research 
  • Transferable skills development (e.g. CV, science communication, wellbeing, etc…) 
  • Networking opportunities with professionals and peers   


We strongly encourage applications from students that feel that they have experienced or still experience barriers to their career development, and who have gaps in their practical field skills. 

Applications close Tuesday 3rd May 9:00am BST, and students can find further details of the Summer School and apply online by filling out the Google forms document via our websiteWe can discuss alternative application methods with applicants should this be a barrier.  

If you are interested in applying or have questions about eligibility and the application process, please contact Fiona Le Ray (fiona@britishecologicalsociety.org). 

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ECB Scholarship for Women 2022


For the last three years the European Central Bank has been running a scholarship aimed at women pursuing a postgraduate degree in economics. After reviewing the Women in Economics Scholarship, we decided to broaden its scope and size to encompass the core activities of central banking and banking supervision. The objective is to promote the pursuit of graduate studies not only in the field of economics but also in statistics, engineering and computing.

While in previous years we were looking to select five scholars, this year we will be offering scholarships to 15 women. Each scholar will receive a €10,000 grant to fund their master’s studies in one of the following fields:

Economics
Statistics
Engineering
Computing

Please find more details and apply here.

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The Quad Fellowship in STEM postgraduate studies

Applications Due June 1. 

The Quad Fellowship, a new graduate-level fellowship designed to build ties among the next generation of scientists and technologists, is recruiting its first cohort this year. This program will sponsor 100 exceptional American, Japanese, Australian, and Indian master’s and doctoral students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) to study in the United States.

ABOUT
On September 24, 2021, Quad partners Australia, India, Japan, and the United States announced the Quad Fellowship: a first-of-its-kind scholarship program designed to build ties among the next generation of scientists and technologists. This program will sponsor 100 exceptional American, Japanese, Australian, and Indian master’s and doctoral students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics to study in the United States. The fellowship will develop a network of science and technology experts committed to advancing innovation and collaboration in the private, public, and academic sectors, in their own nations and among Quad countries.

BENEFITS
The Quad Fellowship offers a unique combination of financial benefits, cross-cultural exchange, networking, and content programming. Quad Fellows will receive a one-time, personal award of $50,000 for study in STEM master’s and doctoral programs in the United States. Fellows can apply separately for additional needs-based funding up to $25,000 to support the completion of their academic study subject to conditions.

To learn more, visit: quadfellowship.org

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Pepsico – Dare To Do More 2022

WHAT IS THE DARE TO DO MORE PROGRAM & CHALLENGE?

Are you a student, recent graduate or new professional looking for a unique career opportunity? Dare to Do More program is a graduate scheme from PepsiCo, which offers you the opportunity to fast-track your career within a leading global brand. The graduate program is a two year (three year for UK) accelerated training initiative aimed to develop specific positions within the company.

Sounds exciting? Join the Dare to Do More Challenge to compete for one of several international graduate program positions to kickstart your career at PepsiCo by pitching your own creative idea to industry experts! You will also gain from the benefit of an expert mentor, regular meet-up sessions and special events to further enhance your skill-set.

We are looking for innovation and creativity, with someone who thinks outside of the box.

Apply here.

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ICAEW 100 competition

ICAEW is searching UK universities to find the brightest 100 students with the aspiration to be future business leaders and make a real impact on the future economy. Are you able to critically analyse different scenarios and communicate effectively? If so, the ICAEW 100 competition is for you.

Enter for free using any device and test your skills against your peers by taking part in an online exercise. It will only take 30 minutes to complete. Students who score in the top 100 by the time the competition closes at noon on 18 April 2022 will be in with a chance of winning exclusive opportunities and prizes! The competition is open to all current UK students from any degree discipline.

Why take part?

  • Develop your transferable employability skills.
  • The opportunity to build connections with some of the UKs top graduate employers.
  • There are a range of fantastic prizes up for grabs, including a £5,000 cash prize for our winner!

How to take part?

  1. Register your details for the UK competition.
  2. Stay logged in and click to take the test! The online exercise is designed to give you an insight into the world of ICAEW.
  3. Once completed, you’ll receive an email confirming whether your score has qualified for one of the 100 places on the leader board. The 100 places will be listed in alphabetical order NOT ranking order. You’ll need to wait to see if you’re number one when the competition closes on 18 April 2022.

The ICAEW 100 is now open! Test your skills and take part.

Take test

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EPFLglobaLeaders Doctoral Program

THE PROGRAM
EPFLglobaLeadersis a new doctoral fellowship programme funding
early stage researchers to become leaders in the transition towards
sustainable societies. Forty-eight doctoral fellows will benefit
from a multifaceted training programme, including a secondment
in the non-academic sector.

SUBMISSIONS
The next call for applications is scheduled as follows:
Call 3
Opening : 1 March 2022
Closing : 15 May 2022 (17:00 CET)
For more information, please check the website:
go.epfl.ch/EPFLglobaLeaders

EPFLglobaLeaders has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon
2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie
grant agreement No 945363.

PARTICIPATION REQUIREMENTS
Master’s degree
Early Stage Researchers
MSCA transnational mobility rules

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