About the University of Westminster:
The University of Westminster was founded as Britain’s first polytechnic in 1838. Since then it has developed into a university that combines both metropolitan and cosmopolitan dimensions, and which is closely involved in business, professional and academic life within London, as well as overseas.
The University has always been, and continues to be, imaginative in recognising new needs and developing appropriate offerings for its many target markets. The University also has a strong and historic commitment to promoting equality and embracing diversity. As a place to work or to study, they strive to strengthen our reputation as a welcoming and inclusive organisation.
The experience we offer:
A vibrant learning environment – fostering innovation and creativity, informed by practice, inspired by research, focusing on the globally relevant areas in which they excel.
The difference we make:
They are building the next generation of highly employable global citizens to shape the future.
Their international reputation:
Theyhave partnerships with over 20 institutions across Europe and Asia, opening doors for students all over the world.
They were the co-founders of the Westminster International University of Tashkent (WIUT), which boasts 2,000 students and over 1,200 graduates.
And for nearly ten years they have been the external validators of the Informatics Institute of Technology in Colombo.
They will shape the future of professional life by:
- being a diverse, vibrant and inspirational learning environment
- establishing the University of Westminster as the leading practice-informed teaching and research university
- being a responsive, metropolitan and cosmopolitan university serving the needs of diverse communities
- embedding internationalisation, employability and green-thinking in all that they do
Courageous: They know that without risk there’s no innovation. They’re bold enough to question ideas, provoke new ways of thinking, strip away the superfluous and focus on those things at which they can excel.
Connected: They are an integrated team. They are about trust, collaboration and connectivity across our different disciplines and throughout the world.
Generous: They respect and celebrate diversity. With a generosity of spirit, they value emotional intelligence as well as knowledge, empowering each other and enabling their students to realise their full potential.
Excellent: The university demands excellence. They understand the importance of critical thinking, discipline and responsibility, and they expect the very highest standards of themselves and their students.
Sustainable: Green-thinking is at the heart of all they do. Their common goal is to respect the planet and they are committed to sustainable practices, both on the global stage and in their own working environment.
About the University of Westminster Cavendish 2015 Research Doctoral Scholarships:
You are invited to apply for the University of Westminster Cavendish 2015 Research Doctoral Scholarships for International Scholars in UK. The Cavendish Research PhD scholarships are being offered at the University of Westminster to all students from any country of the world. These Cavendish Research scholarships are uniquely for and targeted at students studying a research degree related to Science and Technology.
Criteria for Eligibility:
- You must be studying a PhD research degree related to Science and Technology.
- You must have an Equivalent to a UK First Class Honours degree.
- You must demonstrate financial need.
Fields of Study:
Disciplines related to Science and Technology.
Number of Scholarships:
Eligible Countries/Target Groups:
Any country in the world including Nigeria.
Value of Scholarship/Inclusions:
The Scholarship value is a full tuition fee award and would last through the duration of the doctoral program. Only 2 scholarships will be awarded for the 2015/2016 session.
You should only apply for a scholarship once you have applied for admission and successfully been offered a place (either conditional or unconditional) on the course you wish to study . To apply for a scholarship you will need to complete the relevant scholarship application form.
It is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) to download necessary application forms, and also for complete information on how to apply for this scholarship.
Deadline for Application:
The deadline for applications is 1 May 2015.
Official Scholarship Website:
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