Scholarship Description: Applications are invited for PhD scholarship within the Department of Systems & Control Engineering, Faculty of Engineering in Malta. The University of Malta invites applications from international students to apply for this scholarship programme.
About University: The University of Malta is the highest teaching institution in Malta, it is publicly funded and is open to all those who have the requisite qualifications. Just over 11,000 students are currently pursuing studies at Foundation, Undergraduate, and Post-graduate level.
Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.
Degree Level: Scholarship is available to pursue Ph.D. programme.
Available Subject: Scholarship is awarded within the Department of Systems & Control Engineering, Faculty of Engineering. The student will join the scientific research and development team as a postgraduate researcher. The project assigned by the consortium may lead to a PhD degree, which will be supervised by the University of Malta’s academic supervisor. The WildEye project concerns research into passive eye-gaze tracking aimed to provide a human computer interface as an alternative communication channel.
Scholarship Benefits: The Scholarship is for a period of 30 months and carries a stipend of €8,000 p.a.
Eligible Nationalities: International students are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.
Entrance Requirements: Applicants must be in possession of a Master’s degree in Computer Vision or a related area. Applicants must be fluent in Matlab and C programming.
The Scholarship will be subject to the eligibility of the candidate to enrol in the PhD programme. International applicants are required to present an internationally recognized English Language Proficiency Certificate at the required level. International applicants are also advised to familiarise themselves with information available on the website of the International Office, particularly to the sections concerning visas and e-residence permit conditions and requirements. International candidates will need to provide assurance that they have the funds available to cover their stay in Malta. The stipend awarded for this scholarship is to be considered as a form of allowance and will not cover all the costs attached to studying and living in Malta.
Candidates should submit their letter of application, a copy of their curriculum vitae, copies of their certificates and contact details (including e-mail address) of 2 referees. Applications may be sent by email to karen.cacciattolo-at-um.edu.mt. If a candidate is already in possession of a letter of acceptance for a PhD Programme, then it should be provided too. Applications should be received by not later than noon of 5 December 2017.International candidates are required to present certified translations of their qualifications into English. Late applications will not be considered.
Note: The scholarship awardee will be required to complete a PhD Programme application, which is considered separately.
Deadline: December 5, 2017