Conicyt-Imperial Scholarship (PG)

Academic year 2020

Overview

Eligibility

To apply for a Conicyt-Imperial scholarship, you must comply with the BECAS Chile eligibility criteria. At the moment these are:
- Be Chilean or foreigner with permanent residency in Chile
-Hold a Licenciado (the Chilean 6 year degree)
- Academic excellence (better average grade than 5 out of possible 7 in the Chilean system; be among the top 30% of the degree course)

 How to apply; Please follow these steps:

  1. Contact your prospective supervisor or the Imperial department of interest with details of your proposed research project. It is essential that you make contact with departments/supervisors before submitting a PhD application.
  2. Email [email protected] indicating you are applying for a Conicyt scholarship.
  3. Submit a PhD application to Imperial, following standard College procedure (information on the English language requirements is available here)
  4. Imperial’s Registry processes the application and either rejects it or issues a formal conditional/unconditional offer. Please note: It can take 6-8 weeks for PhD applications to be processed.
  5. Once you have an offer, please apply to Conicyt for the scholarship. The deadline changes each year but is usually in early April.
  6. You will be informed of the outcome of the selection process in June – August.

 WHAT THE SCHOLARSHIP INCLUDES

  1. Full stipend for the duration of your PhD in line with the standard Conicyt rates.
  2. A one-way economy class air ticket from the airport nearest to the scholar’s place of residence in Chile to London´s airport for the scholar, his/her spouse and children, if applicable. Also, a one-way economy class air ticket back to Chile for the scholar, his/her spouse and children, if applicable.
  3. A monthly allowance for his/her spouse.
  4. A monthly allowance for each child under 18 years old.
  5. A one-time allowance, per scholar, to cover settlement expenses and a one-time relocation allowance.
  6. A yearly allowance for books and/or materials.
  7. A yearly allowance to cover health insurance
  8. Extension of monthly per diem allowance on account of pregnancy and maternity leave, to female scholars only, for up to 4 months.
  9. Benefits associated to pre-sessional English courses, if required. 

Deadline

Application will close on 01 April 2020

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