Please see below the the current opportunities for prospective students in the School:
Finnebrogue Artisan is pleased to establish this scholarship in memory of their founder, Denis Lynn. Denis was the leading food innovator of his generation, who had an infectious passion for delivering positive change for the planet and its people. This scholarship has been established to support the next generation of food innovators.
The Scholarship will be awarded by Finnebrogue Artisan for three years (one scholarship per year), commencing in the 2023/24 academic year and is open to students studying Masters in Advanced Food Safety.
The Denis Lynn Scholarship for Sustainable Food Innovation includes tuition fees for a one year Masters, living expenses and placement expenses. The successful student will undertake two placement programmes during the year, one with Finnebrogue and one with Foundation Earth. The student will also be supported by Finnebrogue to secure further work experience with a Finnebrogue stakeholder.
During, and at the end of, the award period, the successful student may have the opportunity to gain employment within the Finnebrogue Innovation Hub. The Denis Lynn Scholarship for Sustainable Food Innovation includes tuition fees for a one year Masters, living expenses and placement expenses, to a value of £20,000.
Applicants should be UK or ROI resident (as determined by fees status) and must hold an offer for a place on the Masters in Advanced Food Safety.
Students are invited to apply for the scholarship via application form on School of Biological Sciences and Institute of Global Food Security website. One Scholarship will be awarded per year; The School reserves the right not to award the Scholarship if no applications of suitable merit are received.
Candidates should submit a CV and a written statement on what they hope to achieve through this opportunity and the impact they think this will have on their career and future ambitions (max 750 words). Shortlisted candidates will be subject to an on-line interview. To find out more about the scholarship, including eligibility criteria, see https://www.qub.ac.uk/courses/postgraduate-taught/advanced-food-safety-msc/#overview
Applicants need be aware that they need to apply to the University and also make an application via https://dap.qub.ac.uk/portal/user/u_login.php) AND a separate application (CV and written statement etc) to the School for the Scholarship itself. Completed applications should be submitted to SBSIGFSoffice@qub.ac.uk
Deadline to apply is Thursday 1st June 2023
Week 1 of the 23/24 course starts on the 25th September 2023 with students completing 2 placements as outlined above.
By accepting this award the scholar gives permission for the Queen’s Foundation to contact the School at the end of each Term to ask for a report on academic progress. The successful student will be required to complete two placement programmes during the year, one with Finnebrogue and one with Foundation Earth.
During, and at the end of, the award period, the scholar may have the opportunity to gain employment within the Finnebrogue Innovation Hub
The School of Biological Sciences is delighted to offer the RAE Armstrong Trust Fund Scholarship. This Scholarship was established in 1997 to support research in areas of genetics encompassing the ‘the implications of heredity as it affects human society’ in the School of Biological Sciences.
This covers topics in genetics such as health issues with particular reference to immunological and cancer genetics, fundamental mechanisms of genetics at the molecular and population levels, behavioural genetics and ethical aspects.
A contribution of £5000 per annum towards the costs of a full-time research studentship covering fees and maintenance. The scholarship will be tenable for up to three years.
This Scholarship will be awarded to the student on the basis of academic merit and suitability of research proposal and no award will be made if a suitable candidate does not come forward.
Application: A 1 page project outline and CV.
Applications should be submitted in writing by 31 May 2022 to firstname.lastname@example.org
The Gibson scholarships were founded in 1913 under the will of William Gibson for the promotion and encouragement of education in agriculture and related activities e.g. animal health and welfare, food quality and safety and land management.
This postgraduate scholarship is available to graduates of the School of Biological Sciences of Queen’s University Belfast. The scholarship will provide a contribution of £2,500 and will be tenable for up to three years. Under the terms of the Scholarship students must have been born in Northern Ireland with preference to be given to students born in Counties Down and Antrim.
Application: A 1 page project outline and CV.
Applications should be submitted in writing to the Head of the School of Biological Sciences, email@example.com by 31 May 2022.