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EURO bursaries for PhD students to attend NATCOR courses

NATCOR, the National Taught Course Centre in Operational Research, delivers taught courses in the UK to PhD students on a number of different topics in OR. EURO, the Association of European Operational Research Societies, is pleased to announce the availability of a limited number of bursaries for PhD students to attend NATCOR courses.

Application dates:
Deadline for applications: 20 January 2020
Notification of acceptance: 4 February 2020


  • Heuristics & Approximation Algorithms, Nottingham, 20-24 April 2020
  • Convex Optimization, Edinburgh, 1-5 June 2020
  • Forecasting & Predictive Analysis, Lancaster, 21-25 September 2020

The NATCOR course fees and accommodation (typically bed and breakfast) will be funded by EURO for successful candidates.

Applicants must be PhD students, from one of the EURO member countries or studying in one of the EURO member countries. Applicants must have good English Language skills as all NATCOR courses will be in English. Preference will be given to students in their first or second years but all are welcome to apply. Preference will also be given to applicants who have not previously received support from EURO for NATCOR or other PhD schools.

To apply for a bursary, candidates from a EURO member society country, or studying in a EURO member society country, should submit a zip file containing the application form, their curriculum vitae (including their academic track record), a letter outlining their motivation to attend, and a letter of recommendation from their supervisor. Applicants should declare on their application if they are receiving any additional support from their PhD funding body or other sponsor.

Read more and apply here.