This is a Research PhD Program Merit Based Scholarship and students are eligible from International Student to apply for the same. Only Few such award is being offered and the deadline for application is 26-Sep-14.
This Scholarship will Offer you:-
- Each Microsoft scholarship consists of an annual bursary up to a maximum of three years. The amount varies in different countries and may depend on specific arrangement with public research funding agencies. The bursary continues automatically the following years, provided the Scholar meets the requirements of the institution. Payment is made to the institution. The amount of the scholarship is the maximum amount Microsoft Research pays to the institution. In addition, every Scholar receives a laptop allowance.
- During the course of their PhD, Scholars are invited to Microsoft Research in Cambridge for a PhD Summer School that includes a series of talks of academic interest and posters sessions, which provides the Scholars the opportunity to present their work to Microsoft researchers and a number of Cambridge academics for 3 Year.
|Name of Scholarships:||PhD Scholarship in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa|
|Scholarship is offered by:||Microsoft|
|Duration of Reward / Grant:||3 Year|
|Education Field:||Computational Science, Computer-Mediated Living, Constraint Reasoning, Machine Learning and Perception, Online Services and Advertising, Programming Principles and Tools, Cambridge Systems and Networking.|
|Education Level:||Research PhD Program|
|Based on:||Merit Based|
|Scholarship is open for:||EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) Universities, EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa).|
|Students are eligible from:||International Student|
|Number of Awards / Scholarships:||Few|
|Important Dates:||Open Date: Not Available Last Date: 26-Sep-14|
|Eligibility:||Only PhD supervisors should apply. If their project is selected, the supervisor has up to one year to find the best possible student for the project. We usually consider only one application per university department or per laboratory of a national research institution. Only applications from institutions in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa will be considered. For an application to be considered, the proposed research must be closely related to the research carried out at Microsoft Research in Cambridge.|
|Important Information:||Stage 1: A panel of
Microsoft researchers determines whether an application meets the basic
selection criteria and goes through to stage 2. Unsuccessful applicants
will be notified in October 2014, but will not receive detailed
Stage 2: Applications are sent for
comprehensive review to at least three Microsoft internal or external
reviewers. Ranking depends on review feedback. Other factors, such as
relevance to Microsoft research topics, are taken into account for the
selection of approximately 20 applications. Detailed feedback will be
given to all stage 2 proposals.
*Decisions are made solely at the discretion of Microsoft Research and all decisions are final.
*Applicants (PhD supervisors) have up to one year (from the date of notification) to propose the best and most suitable student possible to carry out the proposed research project. The student should not have started working toward his or her PhD before September 2014.
*After a student is identified, we request a CV and two strong letters of recommendation (in English and preferably not from the supervisor) from professors who are familiar with the student’s work. We may decide to interview the student by telephone.
Once all the information has been received by Microsoft and the assessment of the submitted documents is complete, you will be informed about your selection in the same.
If you are looking for more information about PhD Scholarship in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa you are requested to visit the following page: https://research.microsoft.com/en-us/collaboration/global/apply-europe.aspx