This just came through on a mailing list I am on..
The IT University of Copenhagen, we have just announced a Ph.D.
scholarship for a project on Massively-Multiplayer Game Design &
Development. The project is directly associated with the ongoing
ODDPAW-project (Open Source Design and Development of Persistent gAme Worlds) located within the Dept. of Digital Aesthetics & Communication (DIAC). DIAC also hosts the Center for Computer Games Research Copenhagen.
Deadline for application is September 1st, 2005.
Feel free to forward the announcement to any relevant candidate, you might know of.