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Fully Funded PhD Studentship UK, EU and International Students at Bournemouth University in UK, 2018

I paid £55,000 to wait for seats to be filled at O2 Arena – Davido

Nigerian singer, Davido says he had to pay £55,000 at his January concert that held at the O2 Arena for the show to start late.

The ‘Fall’ singer, who is currently on a tour in the United States, told New York’s DJ Ebro that he had to do so to avoid performing to a half-filled hall.

“I was scared though, because … first of all, you know how we Africans do, we’re always late, we take time,” he said in an interview with Hot 97 FM.

“They said I gotta get on stage by 8, and I said alright and then by 8 o’clock my boy come tell me that brother you can’t go on stage right now and I say what you mean, he said brother everybody is still walking around, I looked at the stadium, half empty. I was going crazy.”

He explained that he had to pay £55,000, which was the cost for a 55-minute extension.

“I’ll pay two hundred thousand pounds in this place. Me, the way I know my people, people want me to fail.

“If I go on that stage that place is half empty, somebody will take that picture and that picture will go father than anything. I waited till that place was filled.

“I waited for about an hour and thirty before we started. I’d rather pay the fine because people don’t want you to win. Negativity goes way farther than positivity.”

The 26-year-old singer, who described his father as his biggest fan, said his global success began when he decided to focus on Nigeria.

“When I was out here (in America) for like eight months, nothing really happened. But it was when I decided to finally go back home. When I got back home to do what I do, then people started sending me snaps that yo, I’m hearing your songs every day.”

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The Bournemouth University is offering fully funded PhD Studentship – Exploring UNICEF UK Baby Friendly implementation in a maternity unit. The PhD Studentships are open to UK, EU and International students.

This is an exciting opportunity that will enable an aspiring midwife to combine clinical practice with a research role, working across the University and DCH.

The vision of the university is to create the most stimulating, challenging and rewarding university experience in a world-class learning community by sharing our unique fusion of excellent education, research and professional practice and inspiring our students, graduates and staff to enrich the world.

Scholarship Description: 

  • Applications Deadline: July 1, 2018
  • Course Level: Studentship is available to pursue PhD programme.
  • Study Subject: Project title: Exploring the barriers, challenges and opportunities affecting the successful implementation of the UNICEF Baby Friendly Initiative standards into a maternity organization.
  • Scholarship Award: This is a fully-funded PhD studentship which includes a stipend of £14,777 each year to support your living costs.
  • Nationality: The PhD Studentships are open to UK, EU and International students.
  • Number of ScholarshipsNumbers not given
  • Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility for the Scholarship: 

Eligible Countries: The PhD Studentships are open to UK, EU and International students.

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet the following criteria:

The PhD Studentships are open to UK, EU and International students. Candidates for a PhD Studentship should demonstrate outstanding qualities and be motivated to complete a PhD in 4 years and must demonstrate:

  • Outstanding academic potential as measured by either a 1st class honours degree or a Master’s degree with distinction or equivalent Grade Point Average (GPA)
  • An IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 minimum (with a minimum 6.0 in each component) for candidates for whom English is not their first language In addition to satisfying minimum entry criteria, BU will look closely at the qualities, skills and background of each candidate and what they can bring to their chosen research project in order to ensure successful completion. Applicants will be asked to submit an online application form and a proposal (c. 1500 words) outlining their understanding of the project for which they are applying, the approach they would envisage taking and what qualities they will bring to the research community.

Please note:

  • Current BU Doctoral students are not eligible to apply for a Studentship
  • Current MRes/MPhil students can apply, subject to satisfactory completion of their Research Degree prior to being able to take up the award
  • PhD Studentships cannot be used to support BU staff to complete doctoral programmes

Additional Eligibility

Applicant must be a midwife registered with the UK Nursing Midwifery Council.

English Language Requirements: An IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 minimum (with a minimum 5.5 in each component) is essential for candidates for whom English is not their first language.

Application Procedure: 

How to Apply: The mode of application is online.

Online Application

Scholarship Link

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