A number of research studentships
are also available as well as a large number of bursary awards worth pounds 6,500 a year.
Training opportunities were opened up for students who did not have university or higher technological qualifications and a studentship
scheme was introduced in 1955.
The programme will provide funding for a minimum of eight studentships
each year for three years.
The funding, which equates to 200 new studentships
, will allow for innovative postgraduate support, including the development of broader skills such as partnership working and language skills, and experience in working outside academia through industry and international placements.
Totalling a significant pounds 68,000, the awards are funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and include one research preparation masters studentship
in fine art, three professional preparation masters studentships
across design and fine art and one doctoral studentship
The money will fund a post-doctorate post, three PhD studentships
and new equipment.
Fight for Sight, the UK optical charity has announced the award of five PhD studentships
for the academic year starting in October 2009.
Examples include the Management Centre, a newlylaunched pounds 14m world-class facility, Technium CAST (Centre for Advanced Software Technology), BRAN - Bangor Research Access Network - collaborative PhD studentships
with local businesses, graduate placements and Knowledge Transfer Partnerships, environmental and sustainability solutions for business, graduate enterprise and new business support, specialist R&D facilities and a collaborative research and enterprise approach with Aberystwyth University.
There will be three permanent academic posts, five post-doctoral positions and a number of PhD studentships
The CE also announced in her Policy Address that the Government will inject $3 billion into the Research Endowment Fund to generate investment income to provide studentships
for local students admitted to UGC-funded research postgraduate programmes.
Bangor University received more than 400 applicants from over 70 countries competing for the three Chevening Scholarship studentships
on offer for the coming academic year.
HIGH Performance Computing (HPC) Wales has announced six new funded PhD studentships
in computational science at Welsh universities.