Working with us

St Leonard's College European Inter-University Doctoral Scholarship between the University of St Andrews (UK) and the University of Leuven (Belgium)

PhD position in Exoplanet Atmosphere Modelling:
Applications are invited for a fully funded PhD position that will be held at the University of Leuven's Institute of Astronomy and the University of St Andrews' Centre for Exoplanet Science. The project will be jointly conducted and supervised at these two universities.
Deadline:   15 July 2018
Details:   here


Opportunities to work with us as Summer student:
We offer summer projects for undergraduate students. These projects can be in one discipline only, but cross-disciplinary work is also envisioned. Please contact potential supervisors.
Possible funding sources are:
  —  Cormack Scholarship and Piazzi Smyth Scholarship
  —  Carnegie Trust Vacation Scholarship
  —  Royal Astronomical Society Undergraduate Research Bursaries
  —  Laidlaw Undergraduate Internship Programme in Research and Leadership

Opportunities to work with us as PhD student through independent funding schemes:
  —  Carnegie-Caledonian PhD Scholarships   (student needs to be from a Scottish university)
  —  Russell Trust   (supports travel costs connected with research)
  —  Iapetus DTP studentships
  —  China Scholarship Council   (available for Chinese nationals)

Study abroad
St Andrews has an ERASMUS partnership agreement with the University of Jena for student exchange in Physics & Astronomy:
  —  St Andrews students see here
  —  Jena students look here