Extension of application period for 2014 Roberto Rocca Fellowships

The Roberto Rocca Education Program announces that the application period for the 2013 Roberto Rocca Fellowships for doctoral studies has been extended until December 20, 2013.

The Fellowships are open to citizens of Argentina, Colombia,  Brazil, Indonesia, Mexico, Romania and Venezuela who will enter a Ph.D. program in 2014 or who are already undertaking a Ph.D. at a university outside their own country. Fellowships are granted to students who will or are pursuing a Ph.D. in Materials Science, Mechanical, Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineering and whose research offers potential benefits to the steel industry.

Fellowships are awarded for a period of two years and may be used for tuition, fees and living expenses. The award amount will depend on the candidate’s financial need but in general candidates are encouraged to seek complementary sources of funding.

Fellows are not required to work or do research for the sponsoring companies. Employees of the sponsoring companies are not eligible for the Fellowships.

Applications for the Fellowships must be submitted via the on-line Fellowship application on the Roberto Rocca Education Program’s website. Fellowship winners will be announced in April 2014.

For additional information about the Fellowships see the Program’s website or send an email to info@robertorocca.org

Founded in 2005 to promote the study of engineering and the applied sciences, the Roberto Rocca Education Program is sponsored by the Tenaris, Ternium and Techint companies. The Program is named in honor of Roberto Rocca, the late Chairman of the Techint Group. In addition to Fellowships for Ph.D. studies, the Program also awards Scholarships for undergraduate study at domestic universities in participating countries and expects to fund more than 650 Scholarships in 2013.

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