Uruguay Scholarships

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A new programme of scholarships to conduct PhD studies in Life Sciences has recently been agreed between the University of Lincoln and the Uruguay National Agency for Research and Innovation (ANII - Agencia Nacional de Investigación e Innovación). This programme consists of full 3-year PhD scholarships for citizens of Uruguay only, which cover University fees and a subsistence bursary.

Within the Life Sciences, funding will be awarded to applicants working on the following areas of research (broadly defined – please contact potential supervisors in these fields to discuss projects in more details):

  • Environmental Sciences and Climate Change Biology
  • Conservation of Biodiversity
  • Evolution and Ecology
  • Biomedicine
  • Macroecology
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • Molecular Nanotechnology
  • Biophysics
  • Clinical and Veterinary Animal Behaviour
  • Animal Welfare

Application Process and Requirements

Must be a citizen of Uruguay

  • Must be a citizen of Uruguay
  • Have already obtained a BSc (or equivalent) degree in an area relevant to the research fields described above. A minimum of a UK equivalent to a 2:1 award is required to enter the application process
  • As part of the application process the applicant must complete and submit their application to the University of Lincoln using our online application system
  • The applications must include a copy of the applicant's CV and a one page research statement describing research interests, ambition and briefly outline a research project
  • Full details are available here

For additional information regarding this scholarship please contact:

Email: Prof. Fernando Montealegre-Zapata
Tel: +44 (0)1522 835460

School of Life Sciences, University of Lincoln, Brayford Pool, Lincoln. LN6 7TS 

Email: enquiries@lincoln.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0)1522 886654