The University of Kentucky is thrilled to provide Lyman T. Johnson Postdoctoral Fellowship to examine in that the USA. The US, as well as Non-US citizens, are eligible to apply for this scholarship program.
The goal of this scholarship will be to offer financial assistance to the US too as Non-US citizens.
The University of Kentucky is a public, land grant university dedicated to improving people’s lives through excellence in education, research and creative work, service and health care. As Kentucky’s flagship institution, the University plays a vital leadership role by promoting diversity, inclusion, economic development and human well-being.
Course Level: Fellowship is available to pursue Postdoctoral programme.
Study Subject:-LRB-****) Fellowship is awarded to graduate and professional locations.
Scholarship Award:-LRB-****) The fellowship provides a $47,476 stipend plus benefits. In addition, the fellow receives $2,000 for support of research activities. Fellowships are available for up to two decades. The initial appointment is for 12 months, but recipients may apply for the second year.
Number of Scholarships: Not Known
Scholarship can be taken in the USA
Eligibility:-LRB-****) The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:-LRB-**)
Applicants must be qualified to compete for federally-funded postdoctoral grants. This includes the eligibility requirement that, by the time of award, the individual must be a citizen or a non-citizen national of the United States or have been lawfully admitted for permanent residence. Applicants must have completed the doctoral degree within the previous two decades or will finish the doctoral degree before the date of appointment. Preference will be given to applicants who don’t have a prior or present postdoctoral appointment at the united kingdom. Applicants who received their Ph. D. at the united kingdom has to be affiliated with a research group aside from the one in which they did their prior research. The goal is to broaden the research experience and training for the fellowship recipient.
Selection standards comprise:-LRB-**)
- Evidence of scholarship together with aggressive possible for a tenure-track school appointment in a study university
- Compatibility of specific research interests with those present in doctorate-granting units at the UK
- Quality of the fellowship proposal
- Strong support from mentor and references
- Compelling argument that the appointment would contribute to increasing the diversity within the research or professional area
Nationality: The US, as well as Non-US citizens, are eligible to apply for this scholarship program.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have completed the doctoral degree within the previous two decades or will finish the doctoral degree before the date of appointment.
English Language /Test Requirements: In most cases, an official test score (either GRE or GMAT) is required for admission (** see exceptions below). You will be requested to self-report these scores on the application (you could also supply a future date for taking the test). We will however also need official scores from the reporting agency.
- GRE scores should be sent directly to us from Educational Testing Service (ETS); the Institution Code for the GRE for UK Graduate School is R1837.
- Scores for the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) ought to be sent directly to us from the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC); the UK Graduate School code is 1837.
These scores will be incorporated into your application and compared against self-reported scores to guarantee consistency. The Graduate School sets no minimum score for the GRE or GMAT; individual programs may, however, have specific requirements and it’s strongly suggested that you contact them directly for more specific info.
TOEFL or IELTS Scores: All applicants whose native language is not English will be requested to self-report one of these scores on the application. As for GRE or GMAT scores, we additionally need official language scores be sent to us directly from the reporting agency.
- TOEFL scores should be sent directly to us from Educational Testing Service (ETS); the Institution Code for the TOEFL for UK Graduate School is 1837.
- IELTS scores must be sent straight to us by the International English Language Testing Service defining the University of Kentucky Graduate School, Lexington, Kentucky as the recipient institution.
For the Graduate School, the minimum acceptable TOEFL score is 550 (paper-based) 213 (computer-based), or 79 (internet-based). The minimum IELTS score is 6.5; individual programs may, however, have higher requirements. Submitted scores must be no more than two years old.
How to Apply:-LRB-****) Application dossier should contain each as a single PDF document Which Will be uploaded in the United Kingdom employment system:-LRB-**)
- A cover letter which should address how participation in this program would donate to the compelling interest of diversity at the University of Kentucky and in the profession.
- Curriculum Vitae, including the references providing letters of recommendation.
- An original research proposal was written independently by the application a manner that non-experts can evaluate (1,500 words or less; figures, schemes, and references aren’t included in this total).
- Sample publications or dissertation chapters (no more than 2).
- A letter from the potential UK mentor and the Mentor’s curriculum vitae (5-page limit) that include current and pending funding.
- A letter from the potential UK departmental chair indicating endorsement and appropriate departmental resources like space and computer support.
In addition, three letters of recommendation are required. You will be requested to give contact information for the references and they’ll get an email with a link they can use to upload their letter.
Application Deadline:-LRB-****) Application deadline is November 1, 2017.