Microsoft Research PhD Scholarship Programme 2020 in EMEA Is Out (Europe, Middle East, Africa)

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Application form for Microsoft Scholarship Program 2020 in EMEA for Research PhD Is Out; Yearly, PhD supervisors from academic institutions invite you to submit proposals for collaborative research projects with Microsoft Research Cambridge. PhD students are appointed to the selected projects and begin their research in the following academic year under the supervision of their academic supervisor, with co-supervision from a researcher at Microsoft Research Cambridge.

About

The Microsoft Research PhD Scholarship Programme in EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) was launched in 2004 and has so far supported more than 200 PhD students from more than 18 countries and 51 institutions.

Some of the Scholars may also be offered—at the sole discretion of Microsoft Research—an internship in one of the Microsoft Research laboratories. Internships involve working on a project alongside and as part of a team of Microsoft researchers. Scholars are paid during their internship—in addition to their scholarship bursary.

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Eligibility For Microsoft Scholarship Program

Application is for PhD supervisors, who must have been nominated by Microsoft Research before the submission deadline. Only requests from institutions in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa will be considered.

Requirements

1. The institute agrees to the terms and conditions in the PhD Term Sheet and EPSRC Term Sheet where appropriate, and there will be no negotiation once the selections have been made and communicated.
2. Applicants must be nominated by a Microsoft supervisor to be eligible to apply.
3. The proposed research must be closely related to our research themes at Microsoft Research in Cambridge:

Timeline:

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For 2020 Applications

  • Nominations from Microsoft Researchers Open August 30, 2019, and close September 21, 2019, 17:00 GMT
  • Faculty nominees receive a request to submit their proposal on September 24, 2019
  • Bids accepted through November 5, 2019, 17:00 GMT
  • Recipients announced by January 31, 2020

Visit the Microsoft Scholarship Program 2020 webpage for details

Deadline: September 21, 2019 17:00 GMT

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