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Master of Drug Discovery and Development Scholarship at Victoria University 2019

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Master of Drug Discovery and Development Scholarship at Victoria University 2019

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The Ferrier Research Institute at Victoria University in New Zealand is offering international students with a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or any other related subject the opportunity to apply for a Master of Drug Discovery and Development scholarship for 2019. The one-year scholarship will equip graduates with the tools to enter the pharmaceutical, nutraceutical and agrichemical sectors, as it has been designed in consultation with international leaders in related fields. Selection criteria includes academic performance, publications and/or conference proceedings, referee reports, and any other tangible demonstration of academic or research ability.

Eligibility criteria:

[1] Applicants must be students with undergraduate degrees in Chemistry or subjects such as Biochemistry, Biomedical Sciences, Pharmacy and Pharmacology

[2] Applicants must have a B+ average or higher in 300-level Chemistry, in addition to an acceptance letter from the relevant head of school

[3] The scholarship is only open to international students who do not have New Zealand residency and who are not New Zealand citizens

[4] Students will be expected to work on a research project under the supervision of a staff member approved by the Director of the Ferrier Research Institute

Value of scholarship and benefits:

The scholarship offers $15,000 towards the tuition fees of this program. In addition to a research project, students will benefit from coursework in a series of interdisciplinary subjects ranging from medicinal chemistry, pharmaceutical analytical chemistry and the formulation of drugs, to the regulatory framework in which pharmaceutical and similar companies operate and strategies to protect intellectual property.

About Victoria University:


Victoria University is one of New Zealand’s oldest and most prestigious tertiary institutions with a proud tradition of academic excellence. The connections and the influence that the university has both in New Zealand and overseas are strengthened by providing opportunities for staff and students internationally. Through excellent teaching, research, scholarship, public service and entrepreneurship, the university is committed to shaping the national identity and to foster a better world.



Eligibility

Nationality
United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Djibouti, Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Comoros, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Somalia, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen
Country of residence
United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Djibouti, Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Comoros, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Somalia, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen
Age Groups
Not specified
Gender
Both gender
Interest
Science, Research, Education

Opportunity Information

Opportunity Targeting
Graduate Students
Funding
Partial funding
Opportunity Coverage
Tuition fee
Opportunity will take place in
New Zealand
Required Documents
CV, Motivation Letter, Transcript of Records, Degree Certificate, Recommendation Letter, others

Educational Conditions

Required Specialties
Health and Medical Sciences
Educational Level
Bachelor
Required Languages
English
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