Apply For Research Fellowship at University of Oslo, Norway 2017

Apply For Research Fellowship at University of Oslo, Norway 2017

The University of Oslo is offering research fellowship within specific reading and writing difficulties in Norway. Norwegian applicants are eligible to apply for this fellowship position.

Positions as research fellows are fixed-term educational posts where the aim is to complete a doctoral degree (PhD) during the period of employment.

The University of Oslo is the oldest, largest and most prestigious university in Norway, located in the Norwegian capital of Oslo. UiO attracts students and researchers from all over the world.

Course Level: Fellowship is available for pursuing research.

Study Subject: Fellowship is awarded in the department of Special needs Education within the subject area of specific reading and writing difficulties.

Scholarship Award: Fellowship offers:

  • Salary NOK 432 700- 489 300 (per annum), depending on qualifications. Research fellows are normally allocated pay grade 50 on appointment.
  • A positive and stimulating working environment
  • Pension arrangements in the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund
  • A position in an inclusive working life enterprise
  • Attractive welfare arrangements

Scholarship can be taken in Norway

Eligibility: Applicants must satisfy the requirements for admission to the Faculty’s PhD programme. This normally includes:

  • Documented successful completion of – a Master’s degree program (normally equivalent to a Norwegian two years’ MA degree/ECTS 120 credits). or – a similar higher education program, in both cases with thesis, and within relevant and accepted subject areas.
  • Documented result of the masters’ degree required: Minimum grade B or equivalent (ECTS grading scale) including the grade on the thesis.
  • Good English language skills are required.

Nationality: Norwegian applicants are eligible to apply for this fellowship position.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have documented result of the masters’ degree required: Minimum grade B or equivalent (ECTS grading scale) including the grade on the thesis.

Research Scholarships

How to Apply: The application must be submitted electronically and must include the following:

  • Letter of application
  • Project description
  • Completed application form for admission to the doctoral degree program
  • Certified copies of diplomas, grade transcripts and any other relevant testimonials
  • In the event of diplomas from countries outside Norway: printouts of prospectuses or similar that describe the content and framework of the courses of study on which the application is based.
  • Master’s thesis and any other academic works that may be of relevance to the application.
  • CV that also includes an overview of any previously published academic/scientific work.

Applicants from countries outside the Nordic countries where English is not the official language must attach a TOEFL test with a minimum score of 550 unless they have a diploma from a university in an English-speaking country.

Application Form

Application Deadline: Fellowship application deadline is November 16, 2016.

Scholarship Link

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