Apply Now For PhD Studentship in Engineering at Cardiff University in UK, 2015/2016

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About Cardiff School of Engineering
Cardiff School of Engineering is offering PhD studentship in Engineering: Ammonia Sub-Megawatt Power Generation to start in 1 October 2015. Successful applicants will work on the project entitled ‘ Ammonia Sub-Megawatt Power Generation’ under the supervision of Dr A Valera-Medina & Prof. P.J. Bowen. Studentship consists of full UK/EU tuition fees, as well as a Doctoral Stipend .The deadline for applications is 31 August 2015.

Study Subject(s): Studentship is awarded in Engineering: Ammonia Sub-Megawatt Power Generation.
Course Level: Studentship is available to pursue PhD programme.
Scholarship Provider: Cardiff University
Scholarship can be taken at: UK

Eligibility: -Residency:
Full awards (fees plus maintenance stipend) are open to UK Nationals and EU students who can satisfy UK residency requirements. To be eligible for the full award, EU Nationals must have been in the UK for at least 3 years prior to the start of the course for which they are seeking funding, including for the purposes of full-time education. EU Nationals who do not meet the above residency requirement are eligible for a fees only award, provided that they have been ordinarily resident in the EU for at least 3 years prior to the start of their proposed programme of study.
–Academic criteria: Candidates should hold or expect to gain a first class numerate degree or a good 2.1 and/or an appropriate Master’s level qualification (or their equivalent). Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate proficiency in the English language (IELTS 6.5 or equivalent).

Scholarship Open for International Students:
UK/EU applicants are eligible to apply for this studentship.

Scholarship Description:
An alternative solution for low carbon, long range vehicles is represented by internal combustion engines fuelled with hydrogen, which produce carbon-free emissions. However, hydrogen suffers several constraints related to storage and distribution. An attractive solution is presented by the usage of ammonia to store hydrogen, offering a practical, carbon-free method to arbitrage energy. If the energy (and raw materials) used to synthesise the ammonia come from renewable sources, the entire cycle can be made completely carbon-free. Ammonia is already produced and transported in considerable volumes, and is therefore a practical and scalable fuel.

Duration of award(s):
Studentship is awarded for 4 years of study.

What does it cover? This studentship consists of full UK/EU tuition fees, as well as a Doctoral Stipend matching UK Research Council National Minimum (£14,057 p.a. for 2015/16, updated each year).

How to Apply:
In the first instance, you should submit a CV and Covering letter to Miss J Cleaver The successful candidate will then be invited to submit a standard application for Postgraduate Study via the Online Application Service. Please ensure that you quote the studentship reference DTG2-AVM-2015 in the email subject field.

Scholarship Application Deadline:
The deadline for applications is 31 August 2015.

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