Faculty of Science Scholarship at Islamic University of Madinah (Fully funded)

Open University – UK is currently welcoming applications from suitably qualified and committed international students for PhD Studentships Scholarship in Space Instrumentation. This scholarship is available for PhD students who wish to enroll in a research program at the University for 2020/2021 academic session.

The School of Physical Sciences at The Open University offer full-time PhD studentships in the Space Instrumentation research discipline for a February 2021 start. The research project are EMCCD detector development for space applications: from WFIRST to future mission opportunities, CMOS Image Sensor for the THESEUS X-ray Space Telescope, High Dynamic Range CMOS Image Sensors, A universal model for detector simulations for space applications.

Scholarship Sponsor(s):  Open University – UK

Scholarships to be taken at:  Open University – UK

 Scholarship Type:  Tuition award

Scholarship level:   PhD

Scholarship Worth:  Full tuition fee with a Stipend of £15,264 per year

Subject Eligibility:  Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)

Country/Candidate Eligibility:  International students

Eligibility and Selection Criteria: Candidates are expected to posses the following eligibility criteria for the Full-time PhD Studentships Scholarship in Space Instrumentation at Open University;

  • Applicants must international students.
  • Students admitted into PhD degree program.
  • The award is available for PhD research program in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) offered at the University.
  • Students enrolling full time in the Honours program in the semester for which the scholarship is awarded.
  • Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree certificate or equivalent in the relevant field.
  • Applicants must have MSc degree certificate or equivalent in the relevant field.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English.
  • Independent thinking, and analytical aptitude for devising innovative scientific or technical solutions
  • Demonstrate capacity for effective independent work and as part of a team
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm, motivation, flexibility and confidence
  • Candidates must be highly motivated, responsible, and able to work independently in a structured manner, has good interpersonal and communication skill.
  • Applicants must hold an offer for a full-time program at Open University – UK
  • English Language Requirement: Applicants are required to provide evidence of meeting the Open University’s minimum English language proficiency requirements.

Application Procedures for Full-time PhD Studentships Scholarship in Space Instrumentation at Open University, UK


Eligible and interested candidates are required to fill a completed application form – UK and EU students or application form – Overseas which states which advertised project(s) above you are applying for

An up to date CV

A list of individual courses taken and grades obtained

A personal statement

Any other relevant information that you think may support your case for consideration

You do not need to submit a research proposal for any of these projects, as they are already defined by University. You are encouraged to contact the lead supervisor of the project(s) for any informal enquiries.

Application Deadline:  August 14, 2020

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