The Darwin Trust of Edinburgh: A Charitable Trust for the promotion of research and education in natural science

Postgraduate Research Scholarship in the History or Philosophy of Science and Technology

The Darwin Trust invites applications for a postgraduate research scholarship tenable at any UK University from graduates, of any nationality, who wish to study for a PhD in the history or philosophy of science and technology. The scholarship will provide a maintenance grant of £10,000 per annum for up to three years, a travel grant where appropriate, and the necessary University fees. Candidates, who should not normally be more than 30 years of age, should hold, or be expected to obtain, academic qualifications equivalent to a First Class Honours degree from a British University and must have an application confirmed or pending for a postgraduate position within an appropriate University Department. Applicants from overseas should hold a certificate of proficiency in the English language (TOEFL 550, EPTB 40.0 or IELTS 6.0). Preference will be given to candidates who propose moving to a University, or at least a department, different from that in which they will have graduated.

Applications should be lodged by 30th April 2006 with Professor K Murray, Institute of Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Edinburgh, Darwin Building, Mayfield Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JR, Scotland, UK, from whom application forms may be obtained.

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