Roberto Rocca Fellowships for doctoral studies in engineering -deadline is December 14, 2012

Fellowships 2013

The Roberto Rocca Education Program is now accepting applications for the
2013 Roberto Rocca Fellowships for doctoral studies in selected fields of

The Fellowships are open to citizens of Argentina, Colombia,  Brazil,
Indonesia, Mexico, Romania and Venezuela who will enter a Ph.D. program in
2013 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

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. The Program expects to award 12 to 15
Fellowships in 2013.

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

Applications for the Fellowships must be submitted via the on-line
Fellowship application on the Roberto Rocca Education Program's website
(<>). The deadline for
applications is December 14, 2012. Fellowship winners will be announced in
April 2013.

For additional information about the Fellowships see the Program's website
or send an email to<>

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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