Lyman T. Johnson Postdoctoral Fellowship for Worldwide Pupils in U.s.a.
The University of Kentucky is delighted to supply Lyman T. Johnson Postdoctoral Fellowship to review within the USA. The US, in addition to Non-US residents, are eligible to use for this scholarship program.
The intention of the scholarship is to supply monetary assist to the US in addition to Non-US residents.
The University of Kentucky is a public, land grant college devoted to bettering folks’s lives via excellence in training, analysis and artistic work, service and well being care. As Kentucky’s flagship establishment, the University performs a essential management function by selling variety, inclusion, financial improvement and human well-being.
Course Degree: Fellowship is accessible to pursue postdoctoral programme.
Examine Topic: Fellowship is awarded to college students in graduate areas.
Scholarship Award: The fellowship offers a $47,476 stipend plus advantages. As well as, the man receives $2,000 for help of analysis actions. Fellowships can be found for as much as two years. The preliminary appointment is for 12 months, however recipients could apply for the second yr.
Variety of Scholarships: Not Identified
Scholarship could be taken within the USA
Eligibility: The next standards should be met to ensure that candidates to be eligible for the scholarship:
Candidates should be eligible to compete for federally-funded postdoctoral grants. This consists of the eligibility requirement that, by the point of award, the person should be a citizen or a non-citizen nationwide of the US or have been lawfully admitted for everlasting residence. Candidates will need to have accomplished the doctoral diploma throughout the previous two years or will full the doctoral diploma earlier than the date of appointment. Choice will probably be given to candidates who do not need a previous or current postdoctoral appointment on the UK. Candidates who obtained their PhD on the UK should be affiliated with a analysis group aside from the one wherein they did their prior analysis. The objective is to broaden the analysis expertise and coaching for the fellowship recipient.
Choice standards embrace:
- Proof of scholarship with aggressive potential for a tenure-track college appointment at a analysis college
- Compatibility of particular analysis pursuits with these current in doctorate-granting items on the UK
- High quality of the fellowship proposal
- Sturdy help from mentor and references
- Compelling argument that the appointment would contribute to growing the variety throughout the analysis or skilled space
Nationality: The US, in addition to Non-US residents, are eligible to use for this scholarship program.
Faculty Admission Requirement
Entrance Necessities: Candidates will need to have accomplished the doctoral diploma throughout the previous two years or will full the doctoral diploma earlier than the date of appointment.
English Language /Check Necessities: Generally, an official check rating (both GRE or GMAT) is required for admission (** see exceptions under). You may be requested to self-report these scores on the applying (you may also provide a future date for taking the check). We’ll nevertheless additionally require official scores from the reporting company.
- GRE scores needs to be despatched on to us from Academic Testing Service (ETS); the Establishment Code for the GRE for UK Graduate College is R1837.
- Scores for the Graduate Administration Admission Check (GMAT) needs to be despatched on to us from the Graduate Administration Admission Council (GMAC); the UK Graduate College code is 1837.
These scores will probably be included into your software and in contrast in opposition to self-reported scores to make sure consistency. The Graduate College units no minimal rating for the GRE or GMAT; particular person applications could, nevertheless, have particular necessities and it’s endorsed that you just contact them immediately for extra particular info.
TOEFL or IELTS Scores: All candidates whose native language just isn’t English will probably be requested to self-report one in every of these scores on the applying. As for GRE or GMAT scores, we additionally require official language scores be despatched to us immediately from the reporting company.
- TOEFL scores needs to be despatched on to us from Academic Testing Service (ETS); the Establishment Code for the TOEFL for UK Graduate College is 1837.
- IELTS scores needs to be despatched on to us from the Worldwide English Language Testing Service specifying the University of Kentucky Graduate College, Lexington, Kentucky because the recipient establishment.
For the Graduate College, the minimal acceptable TOEFL rating is 550 (paper-based) 213 (computer-based), or 79 (internet-based). The minimal IELTS rating is 6.5; particular person applications could, nevertheless, have increased necessities. Submitted scores should be not more than two years outdated.
The right way to Apply: Utility file ought to include every as a single PDF doc that will probably be uploaded into the UK employment system:
- A canopy letter that ought to handle how participation on this program would contribute to the compelling curiosity of variety on the University of Kentucky and within the occupation.
- Curriculum Vitae, together with the references offering letters of advice.
- An unique analysis proposal was written independently by the applying a method that non-experts can consider (1,500 phrases or much less; figures, schemes, and references will not be included on this complete).
- Pattern publications or dissertation chapters (not more than 2).
- A letter from the potential UK mentor and the Mentor’s curriculum vitae (5-page restrict) that embrace present and pending funding.
- A letter from the potential UK departmental chair indicating endorsement and acceptable departmental assets corresponding to area and laptop help.
As well as, three letters of advice are required. You may be requested to supply contact info for the references and they’re going to obtain an e-mail with a hyperlink they will use to add their letter.
Utility Deadline: The appliance deadline is November 1, 2017.