2023 DICE International Scholarship at University of Kent in UK
We are delighted to inform you that the University of Kent in the UK is currently accepting applications for the 2023 DICE International Scholarship. This prestigious scholarship is an excellent opportunity for international students who are passionate about pursuing a degree at one of the top-notch universities in the UK.
Moreover, the scholarship offers financial support to cover tuition fees, accommodation, and other expenses, making it easier for passionate PhD students to focus on their studies without financial worries. This means that you can fully immerse yourself in campus life, take part in extracurricular activities, and make the most of your university experience. The selected applicant will become a member of a research group dedicated to applied conservation research, specifically focusing on the hunting, consumption, and trade of wildlife in sub-Saharan Africa, with an emphasis on West and Central Africa. The group specializes in pangolins and aims to utilize advanced statistical methods to identify the factors that influence wildlife use. The candidate will have the option to either concentrate on all species used for wild meat or on African pangolins. It is important to note that this project is centered on local use rather than international trafficking. Additionally, the chosen individual will have the chance to participate in the research group’s latest program, which aims to investigate wildlife use in urban areas.
The University of Kent was established on 4 January 1965; 58 years ago. The university is international, with students from 158 different nationalities and 41% of its academic and research staff being from outside the United Kingdom. The university ranks 48th overall in the UK. Kent is a research-led university with 24 schools and 40 specialist research centers spanning the sciences, technology, medical studies, social sciences, arts, and humanities. One of the best Universities in the UK any talented and potential students with the mindset of achieving greater in society will enroll.
Scholarship Sponsor(s): DICE International Scholarship
Host Institution(s): University of Kent, UK
Scholarship Worth: Fully funded
Number of Awards: Not specific
Study Level: PhD
Requirements and eligibility criteria for the 2023 DICE International Scholarship at the University of Kent in UK:
- A first degree and a Master’s (at least Merit) or substantial professional experience in a relevant field are required.
- Experience analyzing complex data using R.
- Interest in conservation social science.
- Knowledge of local uses of wildlife (e.g., wild meat, traditional medicine).
- French language skills.
- Experience with fieldwork in the tropics.
- Keen to develop their analytical skills.
Application Procedure for the 2023 DICE International Scholarship at the University of Kent in the UK (How to apply);
An interested applicant who wants to apply for the 2023 DICE International Scholarship at the University of Kent in the UK, should apply by 11th May 2023 23:59 (UK time) using the online application form, including a CV and Cover letter (see Funding Notes below), indicating the project above for which they wish to be considered.