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NOVA fellowship Astronomy

Selection criteria

Purposes:Master (MSc/MA/LL.M.), Master programme
Programmes:Astronomy MSc
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Additional information

Eligible candidates:

To receive a fellowship you must be formally accepted for the MSc Astronomy at the University of Groningen. Candidates for the fellowship should apply directly to the University of Groningen.

Grant information:

The Research School for Astronomy (NOVA) is looking for excellent students who want to do a master’s in Astronomy at the University of Groningen. Students can expect an exciting scientific environment, where you will work closely together with some of the best astrophysicists in The Netherlands!

For talented students we offer two Master fellowships of € 10.000,- per year. Deadline for application is April 15th.

Grant provider:

Research School for Astronomy (NOVA).

Available positions:

2 positions available.

Deadline:

April 15th

Application:

Candidates may send an application - preferably one single document in pdf-format - to Prof. Dr. M.A.W. Verheijen: m.a.w.verheijen@astro.rug.nl. This application must include the following elements:

1. A Curriculum Vitae, including your personal information (full names, nationality, date of birth, address, email address, telephone numbers, etc.), information about your previous studies, publications (if applicable) and other research or teaching activities, plus any other relevant information that may help the committee to assess your skills and motivation.

2. A transcript of the courses from your previous studies. This information has to be either in English or in Dutch.

3. A short (maximum 1 page) letter indicating why you want to follow a master in Astronomy in Groningen, and (if applicable) a short summary of previous achievements (e.g. previous research work, publications, etc.). You should also mention here how you plan to cover the tuition fees for the master.

4. A letter of recommendation from a senior researcher that can assess your skills (both regarding the contents of your studies as well as your English level, if applicable).
More information:For more information go to www.nova-astronomy.nl/msc-fellow
Last modified:18 November 2016 2.04 p.m.