The PhD Award is given by the doctoral program in Civil and Environmental Engineering (EDCE) to encourage sensible PhD students inside the program to travel for an educational visit to an external analysis establishment.
The amount of the PhD Award might vary from CHF two,000 up to CHF five,000.
a brief (1 page) motivation letter written by the candidate describing
this progress of the PhD analysis,
the host establishment and also the tutorial contact there,
the expected added-value of the keep,
the link of the work performed at the host establishment with the analysis arrange of the thesis.
a brief note from the thesis director supporting the appliance.
a brief note from the hosting lab confirming the likelihood to host the coed.
an outline of the supply of funding which will cowl the expenses associated with the keep.
Eligibility For PhD Award
The following criteria will be used for the PhD Award selection:
- Motivation for the stay.
- Quality of the current research. In particular, it is expected that the student has some significant piece of work to present at the host institution upon arrival.
- Relevance of the host institution.
- Financial feasibility of the stay.
- Ongoing collaboration between the host professor and the EPFL laboratory is a plus.
The PhD Award application package must be contained in a single ZIP file and submitted online