International Merit Scholarships in USA at Southern New Hampshire University, 2018

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The Southern New Hampshire University is offering merit-based scholarships to international students who are applying for admission to SNHU.

The Southern New Hampshire University is a private, nonprofit, coeducational, and nonsectarian university situated between Manchester and Hooksett, New Hampshire, in the United States. The university was founded in 1932 by Harry A.B. Shapiro and his wife Gertrude Crockett Shapiro as a for-profit institution focused on teaching business. It was opened under the name the New Hampshire School of Accounting and Secretarial Science. In 1961, it was incorporated and renamed New Hampshire College of Accounting and Commerce. The state of New Hampshire granted the college its charter in 1963, which gave it degree-granting authority.

If English is not your first language then you will need to show that your English language skills are at a high enough level to succeed in your studies.

Scholarship Description:

  • Application Deadline: June 4, 2018
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate and graduate programme.
  • Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to study the subjects offered by the university.
  • Scholarship Award: Undergraduate students may be eligible for up to: $6,000 (per year) and Graduate students may be eligible for up to: $4,000 (one-time award over two terms)
  • Number of Scholarships: Not Known
  • Scholarship can be taken in the USA

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

  • Eligible Countries: Scholarships are open to international students.
  • Entrance Requirements: Min GPA 3.0 and completed application for SNHU admission. Students must submit a completed scholarship application at least 30 days before the start of the term. Undergraduate students must maintain a 3.0 GPA to remain eligible for renewal consideration. Graduate students must have the equivalent of 3.0 GPA to be eligible and receive a one-time award over two terms.
  • English Language Requirements: If English is not your first language then you will need to show that your English language skills are at a high enough level to succeed in your studies.

Application Procedure:

Step 1. Apply Online
Step 2. Applications will not be processed and documents will not be accepted until the Application Fee is paid.
Step 3A. Official Diplomas and Transcripts: All transcripts submitted must be official copies of degrees, diplomas, or certificates. Academic documents must include an official transcript with the record of courses and grades/marks received. Transcripts should be in a sealed and stamped envelope by the issuing institution.

How to Apply:

To apply for an International Merit Scholarship, complete the scholarship application by clicking the Scholarship button on the left menu bar. Completed applications will receive a confirmation email message. Please save the confirmation email for your records.

Online Application

Visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details.

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Beijing Government Scholarships for International Students, 2018

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Beijing Government is pleased to offer scholarships for international students in 2018-2019 academic session. Scholarships will be awarded to undertake doctoral, masters, undergraduate, senior scholar program, long term language program and exchange programs.

The Beijing Government Scholarship (BGS) was established by Beijing Municipal Government, aiming to provide tuition fees fully or partially to the international students studying or applying for studying in Beijing.

eBeijing is authorized by the Beijing Municipal Government and organized jointly by the Foreign Affairs Office of the People’s Government of Beijing Municipality and the Beijing Network Information Industry Office. The website aims to strengthen the exchanges, cooperation and friendship between Beijing and the rest of the world through the internet in English.

Applicants should not be awardees of Chinese government scholarships at the same time. They should meet the language requirements of the higher education institutions. General English language requirements for English-instructed programs and Chinese-instructed programs are different.

Scholarship Description:

  • Application Deadline: Beginning of April
  • Course Level: Scholarships will be awarded to undertake doctoral, masters, undergraduate, senior scholar program and long term language program and exchange program.
  • Study Subject: Scholarships are offered over different departments across the university, all offering a diverse range of courses.
  • Scholarship Award: The scholarship covers tuition fees only, and it falls into the following five categories:
    • Doctoral student scholarship: 40,000 RMB/person/year.
    • Master student scholarship: 30,000 RMB/person/year.
    • Undergraduate student scholarship: 20,000 RMB/person/year.
    • Senior scholars and long term language student scholarship: 10,000 RMB/person/year
    • Scholarship for exchange student (long-term or credit transferrable students) and student who make special contributions to international exchange and cooperation in the capital area: 5,000 RMB/person/year.
  • Number of Scholarships: Various scholarships are available.
  • Nationality: International students
  • Scholarship can be taken in Beijing (China)

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

  • Eligible Countries: International students can apply for these scholarships.
  • Entrance Requirements: Scholarships will be awarded to undertake doctoral, masters, undergraduate, senior scholar program and long term language program and exchange program. To be eligible to apply:
    • Applicants should be non-Chinese citizens and be in good health.
    • Applicants for doctoral degree programs must have a master’s degree and be under the age of 40.
    • Applicants for master’s degree programs must have a bachelor’s degree and be under the age of 35.
    • Applicants for undergraduate program must have senior high school diploma with good academic performance and be under the age of 30.
    • Applicants for general scholar program must have bachelor’s degree or completed at least two years of undergraduate studies and be under the age of 50.
    • Applicants for long term language studies must have senior high school diploma and be under the age of 60.
    • Applicants for senior scholar program must have master’s degree or above or hold academic title of associate professor or above and be under the age of 50.
    • Applicants should meet the language requirements of the higher education institutions.
    • Applicants should not be awardees of Chinese government scholarships at the same time.
  • English Language Requirements: General Chinese Language requirements for application to Chinese-instructed program
    • Old HSK6 (or new HSK5)or above is required for application of liberal arts, economics and management majored students.
    • Old HSK3 (or new HSK4) or above is required for application of science, engineering and medical science majored students.
    • For details please refer to requirements published by the university.
      General English language requirements for application to English-instructed programs:
    • Free English Language testing for students from English speaking countries.
    • Free English Language testing for students from countries in which English is the major teaching language on condition that the relevant proof documents were provided.
    • TOEFL 550, IELTS 5.5 or Pass University’s entrance examination.
    • For details please refer to requirements published by the university.

Chinese Scholarships

Application Procedure:

Introduction: All applicants can apply to the relevant schools, the Chinese Embassy, or consulate general in their home countries.
How to Apply: The applicants must fill in and submit the following documents truly, correctly and completely:
  • Application Form for Beijing Government Scholarship (Applicants shall obtain the form from the Higher Education Institutions or download the form from the website of the targeted HEIs).
  • Notarized highest diploma and transcripts.
  • Foreigner Physical Examination Form should be provided if the duration of study is six months or above.
  • Study plan (no less than 400 words) or research plan (no less than 800 words) in Chinese or English should be submitted for degree or research students.
  • Applicants for music and art are requested to submit the applicants’ own works according to the requirements of the target HEIs.
  • Applicants under 18 should provide legal documents of their legal guardians in China.
  • Please note that application documents will not be returned.

Visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details.

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University of Birmingham Distance Learning Masters Scholarships for International Students, 2018

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The University of Birmingham is offering Distance Learning Scholarships for home/EU and overseas students. The scholarships are open to prospective worldwide students undertaking full-time or part-time distance learning Masters Research programmes.

The University of Birmingham is a public research university located in Edgbaston, Birmingham, United Kingdom. It received its royal charter in 1900 as a successor to Queen’s College, Birmingham, making it the first English civic or ‘red brick’ university to receive its own royal charter.

If English is not your first language then you will need to show that your English language skills are at a high enough level to succeed in your studies.

Scholarship Description:

  • Application Deadline: March 23, 2018
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing master’s research programmes.
  • Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to study the following subjects: Arts and Law, African Studies, American and Canadian Studies, Antiquity, Archaeology, Classics and Ancient History, Drama and Theatre Arts, English Language and Linguistics, English Literature, Film and Creative Writing, Heritage, History, History of Art, Law, Modern Languages and Cultures, Music, Philosophy, Theology and Religion.
  • Scholarship Award: Awards are worth up to £3,000 for full-time home/EU students and up to £10,000 for full-time overseas students and are paid as a contribution towards tuition fees. The value of the award will be adjusted pro-rata for part-time students.
  • Number of Scholarships: Not Known
  • Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

  • Eligible Countries: Home/EU and overseas students are eligible to apply.
  • Entrance Requirements: The scholarships are open to prospective students undertaking full-time or part-time distance learning Masters Research programmes, worldwide.
  • English Language Requirements: If English is not your first language then you will need to show that your English language skills are at a high enough level to succeed in your studies.

Application Procedure:

How to Apply:

In order to apply, you must have completed an application to study. You will then need to complete our online application form. Your application must also be supported by two references.

Online Application

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Fully Funded Scholarships for Refugees at Central European University in Hungary, 2018

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The Central European University invites applications for its Open Learning Initiative – University Preparatory Program (OLIve-UP), a course of study designed to prepare students for master’s degree programs.

The Open Learning Initiative – University Preparatory Program is an intensive, full-time, fully-funded course of study for individuals with refugee status with the goal of preparing students for higher education study.

The candidate should have a very good command of English language. Therefore, the application should be written in English.

Scholarship Description:

  • Application Deadline: April 10, 2018
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing master’s degree programs.
  • Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded
  • Scholarship Award: This is a full-time, fully-funded course.
  • Number of Scholarships: Not Known
  • Scholarship can be taken in Hungary

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

Eligible Countries: Applications from individuals with refugee status, or are in a refugee-like situation, in Hungary or another European Economic Area (EEA)
Entrance Requirements: OLIve-UP accepts students intending to prepare for MA study. The program accepts applications from individuals with refugee status, or are in a refugee-like situation, in Hungary or another European Economic Area (EEA) state who have:
An interest in pursuing further university study
A completed Bachelor’s degree OR
Had their Bachelor’s degree programs interrupted? CEU OLIve may be able to help you apply for a Masters degree. This depends on a number of factors, including the number of credits you have completed. If you are in this situation please contact us for an assessment
English Language Requirements: The candidate should have a very good command of English language. Therefore, the application should be written in English.

Application Procedure:

Checklist of the documents you will be asked to submit:

  • A CV (in English), with details of your academic background and work experience, if any. Please also indicate your English level.
  • A Letter of Motivation (maximum 2 pages) stating why you would like to participate in this program and describing your academic and professional achievements, as well as interests and goals for the future and how further university study will help you achieve these.
  • Scanned copy or photocopy of your diploma and a transcript of previous grades if you have these available
  • Up to two reference letters (one is mandatory), if possible one from someone familiar with your academic experience or skills to date. In the application form, you will have to provide the name and contact details of a person familiar with your past academic performance, ideally a former teacher or university lecturer who can write a reference for you. If you are not able to contact an academic referee, then please provide the contact details of a previous employer. The referee will be contacted by CEU and will upload the reference. If you have copies of other references, you may upload additional reference(s) in the section ‘Qualifications – Other Supporting Documents’ or have these sent via email directly by your referee(s).
  • If you have a sample of academic writing in English (e.g an essay prepared for a university program) please submit this in the section ‘Qualifications – Other Supporting Documents’. Your application will still be considered and will not be at a disadvantage if you do not have a writing sample.

How to Apply:

Submit a completed online application form.

Visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details.

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Joint Japan World Bank Fully Funded Graduate Scholarship Program, 2018

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Applications are invited for Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarships Program (JJ/WBGSP) from the nationals of developing countries. Scholarships are awarded for studying only at a master program that has been granted “preferred” status by the JJ/WBG Scholarship Program.

The program has awarded over 5000 scholarships selected from over 65,000 applicants, and disbursed over US$200 million in funding from the Japanese government.

Established in 1987 with funding from the Government of Japan, the Joint Japan / World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program (JJ/WBGSP) has helped create an international community of development professionals through the Program’s financing of graduate and post-graduate studies.

Applicants must hold a Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent university degree) earned before 2013, be under 45 years old on the application deadline date, and have at least 3 years of recent development-related experience since earning a Bachelor’s degree. Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.

Scholarship Description:

  • Application Deadline: April 12 , 2018
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing masters degree at Preferred University.
  • Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded for studying only at a master program that has been granted “preferred” status by the JJ/WBG Scholarship Program.
  • Scholarship Award: The JJ/WBGSP scholarship provides the recipient with the following benefits:
    • Economy class air travel between your home country and the host university at the start of your study program and immediately following the end of the scholarship period. In addition to the two-way air travel, scholars will receive a US $500 travel allowance for each trip;
    • Tuition for your graduate program and the cost of basic medical insurance usually obtained through the university.
    • A monthly subsistence allowance to cover living expenses, including books. The amount of the allowance varies depending on the host country.

    Please note all JJ/WBGSP scholarships cover the duration of the graduate program or two years, whichever is less.

    The JJ/WBGSP scholarship does not cover:

    • VISA application(s) costs
    • Expenses to bring and/or support a scholar’s family members;
    • Extra-curricular courses or training;
    • Language training not provided by the graduate program;
    • Additional travel during the course of the study program;
    • Expenses related to research, supplementary educational materials, field trips, participation in workshops/seminars, or internships; or
    • Educational equipment such as computers.

    Note: The JJ/WBGSP scholarship may only supplement, and does not duplicate, any other source of financial support/fellowship you might have. If selected as a finalist or if you are awarded a scholarship, you must inform the JJ/WBGSP if you have other sources of scholarship funds. The JJ/WBGSP stipend may be withdrawn completely or partially if during the scholarship period the Program has evidence of additional sources of support.

  • Number of Scholarships: JJWBGSP offers scholarships for over 200 Preferred Programs (.xlsx 49 KB) spanning a wide array of development topics and for 14 Partner Programs (.xlsx 15 KB) at universities in U.S., Africa and Japan in key areas of development, including economic policy management, tax policy, and infrastructure management.
  • Nationality: Students of developing countries can apply for this scholarship.
  • Scholarship can be taken in Scholarships are available for preferred university masters programs that is listed on the JJ/WBGSP website and that is located outside of the applicant’s country of citizenship and country of residence.

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

  • Eligible Countries: Students of developing countries can apply for this scholarship.List of Countries: Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belarus,  Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Rep., Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Dem. Rep. of, Congo, Rep. of, Costa Rica, Ivory Coast, Croatia, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Rep, Ecuador, Egypt, Arab Rep., El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, Gambia, The Georgia, Ghana, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haití, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iran, Islamic Rep. of, Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Macedonia, FYR of, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, F.S., Moldova, Mongolia,  Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palau,  Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Romania, Russian Federation, Rwanda, Samoa, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Syrian Arab Republic, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad & Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, West Bank and Gaza, Yemen, Zambia and Zimbabwe
  • Entrance Requirements: Broadly speaking, Developing Country nationals must:
    • Be a national of a World Bank member developing country;
    • Not hold dual citizenship of any developed country;
    • Be in good health;
    • Hold a Bachelor’s (or equivalent) degree earned at least 3 years prior to the Application Deadline date;
    • Have 3 years or more of recent development-related work experience after earning a Bachelor’s (or equivalent) degree;
    • Be employed in development-related work in a paid full- time position at the time of submitting the scholarship application.  The only exception to this criterion is for developing country nationals from a country that will be on the updated list of Fragile and Conflict States provided to applicants in the Application Guidelines for each call for scholarships.
    • On or before the Scholarship Application Deadline date, be admitted unconditionally (except for funding) for the upcoming academic year to at least one of the JJ/WBGSP preferred university master’s programs and located outside of the applicant’s country of citizenship and country of residence listed at the time the call for scholarship applications open.
    • Not be an Executive Director, his/her alternate, and/or staff of any type of appointment of the World Bank Group or a close relative of the aforementioned by blood or adoption with the term “close relative” defined as: Mother, Father, Sister, Half-sister, Brother, Half-brother, Son, Daughter, Aunt, Uncle, Niece, or Nephew; *Please note: All eligibility criteria are strictly adhered to. No exceptions are made. Eligibility criteria WILL NOT change during an open call for applications. However, this information is subject to change between the close of one application process and the opening of the next.
  • English Language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.

Japan Scholarship

Application Procedure:

How to Apply: Applicants can apply for scholarships to both Preferred and Partner Programs. The process to apply to a Preferred Program and to a Partner Program differs:

ATTENTION:  The call for applications for a JJWBGSP Scholarship to one of our Preferred Programs is now open from February 22 to April 12 , 2018. Guidance for this call for applications, including this call’s: (i) instructions and requirements to submit an application, the eligibility criteria applicants must meet; and the selection process are provided  in the Application Guidelines, FAQs, and the complete list of JJ/WBGSP Preferred (.xlsx 49 KB) Master Degrees currently offered. Please read these documents before starting your application.

Once you are familiar with the application requirements and processes, click here to apply, and refer to the “Accessing your online application” and “Navigating your online application” to navigate step-by-step the online application.

Those seeking a JJ/WBGSP Partner Program scholarship (.xlsx 15 KB) must first apply for admission to one or more of the Partner Masters Degree Program(s). Inquiries on how to submit an admissions application to a partner program should be submitted to the respective university.

After reviewing submitted applications, each Partner Master Degree Program will identify a short list of eligible candidates who will then be invited by the JJWBGSP Secretariat to apply for a JJ/WBGSP scholarship.

Online Application

Visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details.

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Commonwealth Scholarships for Postgraduate Study in New Zealand, 2018

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New Zealand Government is pleased to offer Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan in 2018-2019 academic sessions. Scholarships will be awarded to undertake Master’s or PhD studies in New Zealand.

New Zealand Scholarships empower individuals with the knowledge, skills and qualifications to contribute to economic, social and political development within selected developing countries.

The CSFP was established at the first Commonwealth education conference in 1959 and is reviewed by education ministers at their triennial meetings. The CSFP is the only scholarship scheme in the world to receive such high-level recognition.

Applicants must be applying for direct entry to a Masters or PhD programme at a New Zealand university. As a general rule, for those wishing to complete a postgraduate qualification an overall IELTS score of 6.5 and no band less than 6.0 is the minimum required.

Scholarship Description:

  • Application Deadline: March 28, 2018
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing Master’s or PhD studies in New Zealand.
  • Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in the subjects that are a priority for each country.
  • Scholarship Award: The entitlements of the Scholarship include full tuition fees, a living allowance (paid fortnightly), an establishment allowance, medical and travel insurance, travel between your home country and New Zealand at the start and end of your scholarship, home leave or reunion travel for some eligible scholars, pastoral and academic support at your institution, and assistance with research and thesis costs for most postgraduate research students.
  • Number of Scholarships: Not given
  • Nationality: Commonwealth countries are eligible to apply:
  • Scholarship can be taken in New Zealand

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

  • Eligible Countries: The following Commonwealth countries are eligible to apply:
    Region Eligible countries
    Africa Botswana, Cameroon, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia.
    Caribbean Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines.
    Asia Bangladesh, India, Malaysia, Pakistan, Sri Lanka,
    Pacific Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Niue, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu.
  • Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet the following conditions to be eligible for a New Zealand Scholarship:
    • Be a minimum of 18 years of age at the time of commencing your scholarship.
    • Be a citizen of the country from which you are applying for a scholarship.
    • Not have citizenship or permanent residence status of New Zealand, Australia, USA, Canada, European Union countries, United Kingdom, Japan, Israel, South Korea, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia.
    • Important note: this condition does not apply to applicants from the Cook Islands, Tokelau or Niue, or applicants from Samoa with dual Samoa-NZ citizenship.
    • Have resided in your home country for at least two years immediately prior to commencing your scholarship.
    • Important note:this condition does not apply to applicants who are members of the diplomatic corps or their dependants, and may not apply to applicants for Short Term Scholarships.
    • Have at least 2 years of work experience (part time or fulltime, paid or voluntary).
    • Important note:this condition does not apply to applicants from the Pacific who are applying for a pre-service scholarship -Not be serving military personnel.
    • Be able to satisfy Immigration requirements for international student entry to New Zealand or the country in which you will undertake your scholarship (i.e. medical checks, police clearances/character checks, etc.)
    • Be academically and linguistically able to obtain an Offer of Place for the proposed programme of study from the tertiary institute where you will undertake your scholarship.
    • Not have been previously terminated from a New Zealand Government Scholarship
    • Seek a qualification that will contribute to the sustainable development of your home country
    • Commit to return to your country for a minimum of 2 years at the end of your scholarship.
  • English Language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.

International Fellowships

Application Procedure:

How to Apply: The application process for a New Zealand Commonwealth Scholarship is different to other New Zealand Scholarships. Applicants must submit their applications to their country’s ‘Nominating Agency’ first. The Nominating Agency then ‘nominates’ two applicants from the submitted applications to send to the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Read the Commonwealth section of the How to Apply page carefully before you submit an application.

Application Form

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UNESCO/People’s Republic of China Fully Funded Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme, 2018

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The Government of the People’s Republic of China has placed at the disposal of UNESCO for the academic year 2018-2019 seventy-five (75) fellowships for advanced studies at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

These fellowships are for the benefit of developing Member States in Africa, Asia–Pacific, Latin America, Europe and North America and Arab region.

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization is a specialized agency of the United Nations. UNESCO encourages international peace and universal respect for human rights by promoting collaboration among nations.

Applicants applying for general scholar programs must be under the age of forty-five (45) and have completed at least two years of undergraduate study; and those who applying for senior scholar programmes must be a master’s degree holder or an associate professor (or above) and under the age of fifty (50).

Scholarship Description:

  • Application Deadline: March 25, 2018
  • Course Level: Fellowships are available for advanced studies at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
  • Study Subject: Fellowships are offered in the fields of proposed studies at the selected Chinese universities.
  • Scholarship Award: The Great Wall Program provides a full scholarship which covers tuition waiver, accommodation, stipend, and comprehensive medical insurance. Please refer to Introduction to CGS—Coverage and Standard for details of each item. UNESCO covers international travel fare, a monthly pocket allowance and a termination allowance.
  • Number of Scholarships: 75 fellowships are offered.
  • Nationality: Applicants from Africa, ASIA and the Pacific, Arab States, Latin America and the Caribean, Europe and North America can apply for these fellowships.
  • Scholarship can be taken in China

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

  • Eligible Countries: Applicants from Africa, ASIA and the Pacific, Arab States, Latin America and the Caribean, Europe and North America can apply for these fellowships.

    List of Countries: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Cote d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Swaziland, Togo, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Cook Islands, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Fiji, India, Indonesia, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Kazakhstan, Kiribati, Kyrgyzstan, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nauru, Nepal, Niue, Palau, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Viet Nam, Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Palestine, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, Tunisia, Yemen, Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Venezuela, Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Republic of Moldova, The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Poland, Serbia, Ukraine

  • Entrance Requirements:
    • Applicants applying for General Scholar programs must not be older than the age of forty-five (45) and have completed at least two years of undergraduate study; and those who applying for Senior Scholar programmes must be a master’s degree holder or an associate professor (or above) and not older than the age of fifty (50).

    • English proficiency is required.

    • Be in good health, both mentally and physically.

  • English Language Requirements: These fellowships, are in most cases to be conducted in English. In exceptional cases, candidates may be required to study Chinese language before taking up research/study in their fields of interest. Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.

International Scholarships

Application Procedure:

Introduction – Due to the intergovernmental character of UNESCO, individual application is not acceptable for UNESCO. Only the application endorsed by the National Commissions for UNESCO will be considered. Applicants should submit their application documents through the National Commissions. The National Commission will select qualified candidates and transmit the application documents of nominated candidates to UNESCO. The applications, attached with the letter of nomination endorsed by the National Commission, should be sent to Mr Stoyan Bantchev, Chief of the Participation Programme and Fellowships Section by e-mail (s.bantchev-at-unesco.org), with b.qin-at-unesco.org and v.lopy(at)unesco in copy, by 26 March 2018 at the latest. UNESCO and the Chinese authorities will select the seventy-five (75) most qualified candidates. The National Commissions to UNESCO of the beneficiaries will be duly informed by UNESCO.

How to Apply:  

  • Step 1: Read carefully the Announcement letter, especially the attached ANNEX II, for UNESCO/China Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme 2018-2019 to understand the requirements for eligible candidatures and the procedures for the submission of application.
  • Step 2: Contact the National Commission for UNESCO of your country to enquire the application procedures at national level. Click here for the information to contact the National Commissions for UNESCO. Applicants are encouraged to contact in advance with their target Chinese universities and apply for the pre-admission. For the applicants who have received the pre-admission letters from by the time of submission, please attach the letters in your supporting documents.
  • Step 3: Prepare your application documents (in English or Chinese) properly according to the requirements prescribed in ANNEX II. 
  • Step 4: Submit your application to the National Commission for UNESCO of your country. NOTE: As National Commission for UNESCO of the invited countries will select and transmit the applications of nominated candidates to UNESCO Paris Headquarter by 26 March 2018 at the latest, applicants are advised to submit their application to the National Commissions as early as possible.
  • Step 5: As soon as You are informed by the National Commission for UNESCO of your country that you are nominated as a candidate for this programme, you should complete the online application and submit all the supporting documents on the online application system of China Scholarship Council. Click here to see the instruction for your online application.
  • Step 6: Your online application form, along with the endorsement letter from the National Commission for UNESCO of your country and all your application documents should be submitted to Mr Stoyan Bantchev, Chief of the Participation Programme and Fellowships Section by e-mail (s.bantchev(at)unesco.org), with b.qin(at)unesco.organd v.lopy(at)unesco in copy by 26 March 2018 at the lates. 

Note: Hard copies of application documents are not required any more from this year and it is mandatory for each nominated candidate to submit his/her application in the online application system. Candidates should mention their serial number of online application when their applications are submitted to UNESCO. Any application without online registration will not be considered.

Visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details.

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Commonwealth Fully Funded Scholarships for Master’s Courses in UK

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Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the United Kingdom (CSC) in partnership with UK universities offers Commonwealth Shared Scholarships for students from developing Commonwealth countries. Shared Scholarships are usually tenable for one-year Master’s courses only.

The purpose of the scholarship is to contribute to development needs of Commonwealth countries by providing training for skilled and qualified professionals and academics who would not otherwise have been able to study in the UK.

The Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP) is one of the largest and most prestigious scholarship schemes for international study in the world. Since it was established in 1959, around 30,000 individuals have benefited – 25,000 of them have held awards funded by the UK government, managed by the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the United Kingdom (CSC).

If applicants require a Tier 4 visa to come to the UK to study, they may be required to take an approved English language test and/or be screened for tuberculosis for your visa application. These regulations are subject to change at any time.

Scholarship Description:

  • Application Deadline: April 17, 2018
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing master’s degree program at UK Institutions.
  • Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to study subjects related to the development of their home country at participating UK universities only.
  • Scholarship Award: Shared Scholarships are jointly funded by the CSC and participating UK universities. Each Scholarship provides:
    • Approved airfare from your home country to the UK and return at the end of your award (arranged by the university; funded by the CSC)
    • Approved tuition and examination fees (funded by the CSC)
    • Stipend (living allowance) at the rate of £1,043 per month, or £1,279 per month for those studying at universities in the London metropolitan area (rates quoted at 2016-2017 levels) (paid and funded by the university)
    • Warm clothing allowance (paid and funded by the university)
    • Study travel grant towards the costs of study-related travel within the UK or overseas (claimed from and paid by the university; funded by the CSC)
    • Excess baggage allowance, up to an annual approved limit, when returning home (claimed from and paid by the university; funded by the CSC)
  • Number of Scholarships: Not given
  • Nationality: Developing Commonwealth countries
  • Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

  • Eligible Countries:  Students of developing Commonwealth countries can apply for these Commonwealth Shared Scholarships.
  • Entrance Requirements: To apply for these scholarships, you must:
    • Be a citizen of or have been granted refugee status by an eligible Commonwealth country, or be a British Protected Person
    • Be permanently resident in an eligible Commonwealth country
    • Be available to start your academic studies in the UK by the start of the UK academic year in September/October 2018
    • By October 2018, hold a first degree of at least upper second class (2:1) standard, or a second class degree and a relevant postgraduate qualification (usually a Master’s degree)
    • Not have studied or worked for one (academic) year or more in a high income country
    • Be unable to afford to study in the UK without this scholarship
  • English Language Requirements: If applicants require a Tier 4 visa to come to the UK to study, they may be required to take an approved English language test and/or be screened for tuberculosis for your visa application. These regulations are subject to change at any time.

Application Procedure:

How to Apply: You should apply to study one of the taught Master’s courses offered in the Commonwealth Shared Scholarship scheme. These scholarships do not cover undergraduate courses, PhD study, or any pre-sessional English language teaching, and are usually tenable for one year only. View a full list of eligible courses

All applications must be made through your chosen university. You must check with your chosen university for their specific advice, admission requirements, and rules for applying. Some universities may require you to complete their own admissions application form as well, which may have a separate closing date. You must take the necessary steps to secure admission to your course at the same time as applying for a Shared Scholarship.

You must make your application using the CSC’s Electronic Application System (EAS), in addition to any other application that you are required to complete by your chosen university. View full information on how to use the EAS, including detailed guides

You can apply for more than one course and/or to more than one university, but you may only accept one offer of a Shared Scholarship.

All applications must be submitted by 23.59 (BST) on 17 April 2018 at the latest. Each university has its own closing date for applications, and most are before this date. View a full list of closing dates

The CSC will not accept any applications that are not submitted via the EAS to your UK university, or any applications directly from individuals; such applications will not be acknowledged.

The EAS will open for applications on 23 February 2018.

Online Application

List of participating universities and eligible courses

Visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details.

Fully Funded Scholarships in China for Non-Chinese Students at Central South University, 2018

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The Central South University (CSU) is inviting applications for full scholarship for Non-Chinese students to study in China. Central South University will evaluate the application materials and organize interviews when necessary.

The Central South University (CSU) is situated in Changsha, a famous historical and cultural city in Hunan, China, and covers an area of 3,924,000 m2 (with a floor area of 2,760,000 m2), with its campuses distributed on the east and west of Xiangjiang River. As a top university directly under the Ministry of Education (MOE) of the People’s Republic of China, CSU is one of the first universities admitted into “Project 211” (the Chinese government’s endeavor aimed at strengthening about 100 institutions of higher education and key disciplinary areas), “Project 985” (the Chinese government’s effort to found world-class universities), and “Plan 2011” (the Chinese government’s another initiative to improve universities’ innovation forces).

For English-taught programs, TOEFL 85 or IELTS 6.0 (received within two years) is required. Following situations can be given exemption: a native speaker of English or the previous degree was fully taught in English.

Scholarship Description:

  • Application Deadline: May 31, 2018
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue Bachelors, Master, Doctoral and Chinese language training
  • Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to learn any of the subjects offered by the university.
  • Scholarship Award: Full scholarship covers tuition, on-campus dormitory and medical insurance fees and provides a monthly living allowance of 2000 RMB for bachelor degree students, 2500 RMB for master degree students and 3000 RMB for doctoral degree students. The partial scholarship covers tuition and medical insurance fees.
  • Nationality: Non-Chinese citizens
  • Number of Scholarships: Numbers not given
  • Scholarship can be taken in China

Eligibility for the Scholarship: 

Eligible Countries: Non-Chinese citizens are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

Entrance Requirements: To be eligible for this scholarship you must meet the following requirements:

1) Non-Chinese citizens with non- criminal records and in good health.

2) For Bachelor Degree a high school graduate aged from 18 to 30; for Master Degree a bachelor degree holder aged from18 to 35; for Doctoral Degree a master’s degree holder aged from 18 t0 40; for Chinese language training a total beginner without study experience in China aged from 18 to 30.

3) Applicants of postgraduate programs are required to have a strong academic background, innovated, and with a great capability of research.

4) For Chinese-taught programs, HSK 4 (above 180) is required. Following situations can be given exemption: the native speaker of Chinese or the previous degree was fully taught in Chinese or applicants of BA Program of Chinese language. Those who are not qualified for HSK when applying must attend Chinese training for one year in CSU and pass HSK 4 test, otherwise cannot start academic degree study.

For English-taught programs, TOEFL 85 or IELTS 6.0 (received within two years) is required. Following situations can be given exemption: the native speaker of English or the previous degree was fully taught in English.

5)  Not funded by any other institution or scholarship than CSU.

English Language Requirements: For English-taught programs, TOEFL 85 or IELTS 6.0 (received within two years) is required. Following situations can be given exemption: a native speaker of English or the previous degree was fully taught in English.

China Scholarships

Application Procedure: 

How to Apply: 

  • Register online: (from 1 March to 31 May 2018)
  • Submit the following required application materials online and send two hard copies of the materials to the university before 31 May 2018,  including:
  • Printed online Application form for CSU with personal signature and photo
  • Copy of the passport (within 6 months validity)
  • Highest diploma (Notarized photocopy)
  • Transcript of the highest diploma (Notarized photocopy)
  • Foreigner Physical Examination Form (Photocopy) and copies of blood test reports and reports of ECG and X-ray of chest (within 6 months validity)
  • Non-criminal certificate with official stamp
  • The copy of banknote for application fee RMB 500 or USD 90 (marked the name of the applicant)
  • Transcript of HSK4 for Chinese-taught majors and IELTS\TOFEL or any other English proficiency certificates for English-taught majors.
  • Study Plan of no less than 800 words (only for postgraduate programs)
  • Two letters of recommendation from different professors (only for postgraduate programs)
  • A statement for not funded by other types of scholarship.
  • Published essays or any other supporting materials (only for postgraduate candidates)

Visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details.

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Fully Funded International Scholarships in Ireland for Non-EU Students at DCU, 2018

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The Dublin City University is currently accepting applications for DCU International Scholarship Programmes for Full Degree Undergraduate and Postgraduate Taught Programme, any returning Study Abroad or Exchange student programme and Students studying at DCU at Full Undergraduate Bachelor Programmes wishing to progress onto One Year Taught Masters Programs.

The Scholarship Programme is fully funded by DCU International Office and aims to attract high achieving global applicants normally liable for Full Non-EU fees.

The University has a particularly strong research record, is sometimes described as a research-led university, and has regularly been recorded as bringing in more research income per members of the faculty – or indeed as a percentage of total income – than any other university in Ireland. Its research team working on sensors at the National Centre for Sensor Research is considered one of the best in the world.

Scholarship Description: 

  • Application Deadline: July 1, 2018
  • Course Level: Scholarship is available to pursue Full Degree Undergraduate and Postgraduate Taught Programme.
  • Study Subject: For details of DCU Programmes, visit the website.
  • Scholarship Award: High achieving applicants will automatically be considered for Scholarships worth up to €2000 on the application.
  • Nationality: International (Non-EU) students
  • Number of Scholarships: Numbers not given
  • Scholarship can be taken in Ireland

Eligibility for the Scholarship: 

Eligible Countries: International (Non-EU) students are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

Entrance Requirements: To be eligible for this scholarship you must meet the following requirements:

  • Students must be Non-EU Self Funding studying for the first time at DCU and liable for full NON-EU fees-only and
  • Students must not be in receipt of other scholarship funding.
  • Scholarships are ‘one off’,  ‘stand alone’ and will be offset by tuition only on Full Time One Year Masters Programmes and Year One only of Full-Time Undergraduate Programmes.
  • For students who achieve ‘EU fee status’ after any post-offer/acceptance fee assessment, the scholarship cannot be paid once the status changes to EU and will negate any previous correspondence confirming scholarship.
  • Applies to Full-Time Eligible programmes only

DCU NON-EU Study Abroad / Exchange Returning Masters Scholarships)

  • Students must be Non-EU students who have to participate in DCU Study Abroad or Exchange students at Undergraduate Level
  • Scholarships are ‘one-off’ and ‘stand alone’ and will be offset by tuition only on Full Time One Year Masters Programmes
  • For students who achieve ‘EU fee status’ after any post-offer/acceptance fee assessment, the scholarship cannot be paid once the status changes and will negate any previous correspondence confirming scholarship.
  • Applies to Full-Time Eligible programmes only
  • For a student who receives the full €2000 scholarship, it is expected that they fulfill at least one ‘International Student Ambassadorial’ commitment throughout the academic year where possible.

DCU Continuing Student – Masters Programmes

Students studying at DCU at Full Undergraduate Bachelor Programmes wishing to progress onto One Year Taught Masters Programs upon graduation may be eligible for EU fees for their One Year Masters Programs.

English Language Requirements: 

  • IELTS: Overall score of 6.5 or above, with no less than 6.0 in any one skill. DCU Business School additionally requires 6.5 in speaking and writing.
  • TOEFL: Total Score of 92. DCU Business School additionally requires all section scores 21 or above.
  • Pearson: Overall score of 63 with no less than a score of 59 in any component. DCU Business School additionally requires 63 in speaking and writing.
  • Your English language certificate must be awarded within two years of the start date of your DCU programme.

Ireland Scholarships

Application Procedure: 

How to Apply: Apply to DCU by 1 July deadline using the DCU undergraduate application form

Apply to DCU by mid-July deadline through the Postgraduate Application Centre at www.pac.ie/dcu  – Please note some programmes have earlier deadlines.

Documents required:

  • Bachelor certificate
  • Semester transcripts/sheets and grading system
  • English language certificate
  • Personal statement
  • 2 references
  • Passport

Visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details.

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Israeli Government Full Masters Scholarship for Developing Countries at Haifa University, 2018

 

Applications are invited for Israeli Government Full scholarship for MA program at Haifa University in Israel. Students from Developing countries are eligible to apply.

The International MA Program in Child Development was established with the goal of improving the lives of children at risk around the world. It is designed to prepare the next generation of international experts who will focus on pressing questions regarding the nature of child development and how it applies to the lives of children and their families in developing countries.

The University of Haifa is the only comprehensive research university in northern Israel and the most pluralistic institution of higher education in the country. The University of Haifa is a world-class academic institution with a diverse population of over 18,000 students made up of secular and religious Jews, Christian and Muslim Arabs, Druze and Bedouin, new immigrants and native Israelis and a growing number of students from around the world.

Scholarship Description: 

  • Application Deadline: March 31, 2018
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue Master degree programme.
  • Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to pursue International Master’s Program in Child Development.
  • Scholarship Award: Please see program website for current tuition and fees. There are numerous sources of financial aid available to students who choose to study at the University of Haifa. For a list of scholarship options please see the program website. A number of scholarships are available to applicants from developing countries to cover, housing, medical insurance, living expenses, and a full or partial tuition waiver.
  • Nationality: Students from Developing countries are eligible.
  • Number of Scholarships: Numbers not given
  • Scholarship can be taken in Israel

Eligibility for the Scholarship: 

Eligible Countries: Students from developing countries (Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burma, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African, Republic Chad, Chile, People’s Republic of China, Colombia, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, Costa Rica, Ivory Coast, Croatia, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, The Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea, Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Indonesia, India, Iran, Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Lithuania, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico,  Federated States of Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Samoa, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint- Vincent and the Grenadines, South Sudan, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Timor Leste, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia and Zimbabwe) are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

Entrance Requirements: To be eligible for this scholarship you must meet the following requirements:

  • Accredited BA in relevant academic disciplines related to public services for children: social work, occupational therapy, speech and language pathology, physical therapy, nursing, early childhood education, psychology, and law.
  • Copy of diploma and transcript.
  • A minimum of 3.0 GPA, 80%, or equivalent.
  • At least three years of experience working with children and families. Preference will be given to individuals who already demonstrate experience in leadership positions in their respective fields.
  • English test scores might be required if native language is not English or candidates have not previously studied at an institution of higher education where the language of instruction is English. In such events, we will consider each candidate on an individual basis, also based on further evidence attesting to mastery of the English language.
  • Three letters of recommendation from university faculty members and/or senior professionals in the field.
  • Statement of Purpose (500 words).
  • Personal History Statement (500 words).
  • Copy of valid passport.
  • Medical forms.

English Language Requirements: English test scores might be required if native language is not English or candidates have not previously studied at an institution of higher education where the language of instruction is English. In such events, we will consider each candidate on an individual basis, also based on further evidence attesting to mastery of the English language.

Government Scholarships

Application Procedure: 

How to Apply: Application forms can be found on the program website or by contacting the International School directly. Applications are processed on a rolling admissions basis; we review and accept applications once the complete application file is received.

Application includes:

  • Copy of diploma and transcript.
    • A minimum of 3.0 GPA, 80%, or equivalent.
    • At least three years of experience working with children and families. Preference will be given to individuals who already demonstrate experience in leadership positions in their respective fields.
    • English test scores might be required if native language is not English or candidates have not previously studied at an institution of higher education where the language
    of instruction is English. In such events, we will consider each candidate on an individual basis, also based on further evidence attesting to mastery of the English language.
    • Three letters of recommendation from university faculty members and/or senior professionals in the field.
    • Statement of Purpose (500 words).
    • Personal History Statement (500 words).
    • Copy of valid passport.
    • Medical forms.

Visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details.

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UK Developing Solutions Full Masters Scholarships at University of Nottingham, 2018

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The University of Nottingham is offering 105 scholarships for students starting full-time masters degree programmes in September 2018. Scholarships are available for full-time masters degree progammes in an area of study within the: Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Faculty of Science and Faculty of Social Science.

The aim of the Developing Solutions Masters Scholarship is to enable and encourage academically able students from Africa, India or one of the countries of the Commonwealth.

The University of Nottingham is a public research university based in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom. It was founded as University College Nottingham in 1881 and was granted a Royal Charter in 1948.

EU and International students whose first language is not English are required to have an appropriate grade/score in an approved examination in English language (such as IELTS) Academic) before they can register on an academic programme.

Scholarship Description:

  • Application deadline: March 23, 2018
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing masters degree programme at University of Nottingham.
  • Study Subject: Scholarships are available for full-time masters degree programme, including MRes, at Nottingham for September 2018 in an area of study within the: Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Faculty of Science and Faculty of Social Science.
  • Scholarship Award: 105 scholarships are available for 2018 entry:
    • 30 x 100% tuition fee
    • 75 x 50% of tuition fees
  • Number of Scholarships: 105 scholarships are available for 2018 entry.
  • Nationality: Students of Africa Africa, India, OR countries of the Commonwealth
  • Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

  • Eligible Countries: Students of Africa Africa, India, OR one of the countries of the Commonwealth can apply for these masters scholarships.
    *Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Falkland Islands, Fiji, Gibraltar, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Kiribati, Malaysia, Maldives, Montserrat, Nauru, Nepal, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Pitcairn Islands, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, St Helena, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tristan da Cunha, Turks and Caicos Islands, Tuvalu, Vanuatu.
  • Entrance Requirements: Applicants can apply for this scholarship if you:
    • are a national of (or permanently domiciled in) Africa, India, OR one of the countries of the Commonwealthlisted below
    • are classed as an overseas student for fee purposes
    • have not already studied outside of your home country
    • are not currently studying at a University of Nottingham campus or are not a University of Nottingham graduate 
    • hold an offer to start a full-time masters degree programme (excluding MRes), at Nottingham for September 2018 in an area of study within the (click each link below to see which faculty your school / department is in):
      • Faculty of Engineering,
      • Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences,
      • Faculty of Science,
      • Faculty of Social Sciences
  • English Language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.

UK Scholarships

Application Procedure:

Introduction: All postgraduate students are encouraged to apply online using our online Applicants’ Portal. This allows you to attach supporting documents to your application form.

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.

Online Application

Scholarship Link

Master Mind Scholarships for International Students in Belgium, 2018

 

The Government of Flanders is offering up to 30 to 40 Master Mind Scholarships for international students. These scholarships are available for pursuing masters programme at selected Flemish institutions.

The programme aims to promote the internationalization of the Flemish Higher Education, as stated in the Action Plan for Student Mobility, Brains on the Move (September 2013).

The Flemish Government is the executive branch of the Flemish Community and the Flemish Region of Belgium. It consists of a government cabinet, headed by the Minister-President and accountable to the Flemish Parliament, and the public administration (civil service) divided into 13 policy areas, each with an executive department and multiple agencies.

The eligible applicant must be registered as a full-time student at a higher education institution at the moment of application. Most institutions require proof of Dutch language proficiency for the programmes taught in Dutch and a preliminary language test for the programme taught in another language.

Scholarship Description:

  • Application Deadline: April 30,2018
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing master degree programme at Flemish institutions. (KU Leuven / University of Leuven, University of Antwerp, Ghent University, Hasselt University, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, University colleges (Arts and Nautical Sciences), Antwerp Maritime Academy, Artesis Plantijn University College Antwerp, Erasmus University College Brussels, Karel de Grote University College, LUCA School of Arts and University College Ghent)
  • Study Subject: The scholarships are awarded for all study areas.
  • Scholarship Award:  The incoming student is awarded a scholarship of maximum 7.500 Euro per academic year.
  • Number of Scholarships: It is estimated that 30 to 40 international excellent students can benefit from the Master Mind Scholarships 2018-2019.
  • Nationality: International Students
  • Scholarship can be taken in Belgium

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

  • Eligible Countries: Students from all countries can apply for these scholarships.
  • Entrance Requirements:
    • The applicant is registered as a full-time student at a higher education institution (hereafter ‘Home Institution’) at the moment of application, and applies to take up a Master degree programme at a higher education institution in Flanders (hereafter ‘Flemish Host Institution’).
    • The applicant should have a high standard of academic performance and/or potential. He/she meets all academic entrance criteria, including relevant language requirements, for entering the Master programme in question offered by the Flemish Host Institution.
    • The Home Institution of the applicant and the Flemish Host Institution have signed a cooperation agreement.
    • Students from all countries can apply. The Home Institution is located outside of Flanders.
  • English Language Requirements: In principal Dutch is the language of instruction. However, foreign language courses, courses with foreign guest speakers and teachers, internationally oriented courses, courses in the framework of international developing cooperation, courses in the framework of international exchange programmes and courses for groups of foreign students are taught in another language. Course material may be in any language. Most institutions require proof of Dutch language proficiency for the programmes taught in Dutch and a preliminary language test for the programmes taught in another language.

Application Procedure:

Introduction- Step 1: The applicant submits his/her application to the Host institution. Beware of internal deadlines set by the Host institution; some institutions have as deadline 15th February 2018!
Step 2: The Host institution accepts the application of the candidate.
Step 3: The Host institution starts the application procedure for the Master Mind scholarship by creating the candidate’s application file in the Mobility-Online tool.
Step 4: The applicant receives an email generated by the Mobility-Online tool notifying him/her of being preselected for a Master Mind scholarship.
Step 5: The applicant registers in the Mobility-Online tool and completes his/her application file in the Mobility-Online tool before the deadline.
Step 6: The Host institution validates and submits the completed application file in the MobilityOnline tool before the deadline of midnight 30th April 2018 GMT+1. Applications validated submitted after midnight 30th April 2018 GMT+1 will not be accepted.

How to Apply: Documents to be uploaded:
– Passport photo
– International passport or national registration card
– Transcript of records; if written in another language than Dutch, French or English, a certified translation must be enclosed.
– English language test results or Letter of exemption provided by the Host university
– Letter of motivation written in English
– Two letters of recommendation from professors of your (previous) Home university, University of Applied sciences, School of Arts or recent employer written in English.
– Copy of acquired diploma(s); if written in another language than Dutch, French or English, a certified translation must be enclosed.
– Three reasons of motivation for submission (at least 150 words) of the candidate’s file formulated by the Host institution in English; format: entry box in the application form or a separate document.

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Xiamen University Scholarships in China for Undergraduate & Postgraduate Students, 2018

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Xiamen University is offering up to 24 scholarships for doctoral, masters and undergraduate students. These scholarships are available for international (non-Chinese) students for 2018 intake.

Xiamen University, colloquially known as Xia Da, located in Xiamen, Fujian province, is the first university in China founded by overseas Chinese. Established by Tan Kah Kee in 1921, the university was originally known as Amoy University.

In order to enhance its internationalisation, XMU has launched a lot of English-medium programmes for international students. These programmes are taught in English and aim to produce high-level international specialists with a solid professional foundation plus a good understanding of the Chinese society and culture.

Scholarship Description:

  • Application Deadline: April 30, 2018
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing doctoral, masters and undergraduate programme.
  • Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to study the subjects offered by the university.
  • Scholarship Award: The University offers scholarships to doctoral, master’s and undergraduate candidates.

The first-class scholarships for doctoral and master’s candidates will have their tuition covered (a maximum of 4 years for doctoral programmes, 2 or 3 years for master’s programmes) and offer monthly living allowance (RMB 3,500 for each doctoral student; RMB 3,000 for each master’s student). Undergraduate candidates will not be provided with the first-class scholarship.

The second-class scholarships will have the awardees’ tuition covered (a maximum of 4 years for doctoral programmes, 2 or 3 years for master’s programmes, 4 or 5 years for undergraduate programmes). Scholarship details are as follows:

Categories First-class scholarships Availability Second-class scholarships Availability Total
Doctoral candidates • Tuition covered;• Monthly living allowance: RMB 3,500 /person 3 Tuition covered 5 8
Master’s candidates • Tuition covered;• Monthly living allowance: RMB 3,000 /person 3 Tuition covered 8 11
Undergraduate candidates None None Tuition covered 5 5

The awardees’ academic performance will be assessed each year and only those achieving the required standard will have their scholarship renewed for the following year.

  • Number of Scholarships: 24 (including 8 for doctoral candidates, 11 for master’s candidates and 5 for undergraduate candidates)
  • Nationality: Non-Chinese
  • Scholarship can be taken in China

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

  • Eligible Countries: Non-Chinese citizens can apply for these scholarships.
  • Entrance Requirements:
    Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens in good health.
    Educational background and age limits:
    Applicants for bachelor’s degree studies must have a high school diploma and be under the age of 25.
    Applicants for master’s degree studies must have a bachelor’s degree and be under the age of 40.
    Applicants for doctoral degree studies must have a master’s degree and be under the age of 45.
  • English Language Requirements: In order to enhance its internationalisation, XMU has launched a lot of English-medium programmes for international students. These programmes are taught in English and aim to produce high-level international specialists with a solid professional foundation plus a good understanding of the Chinese society and culture.

International Scholarships

Application Procedure:

How to Apply: Send by post to XMU’s Admissions Office the two forms and other required documents. Applicants are eligible for scholarship assessment only after they are admitted to the undergraduate, master or doctoral programme of Xiamen University.
  • Applicants are required to make an online application and then download and print out the Application Form for International Students generated upon successful online application.
  • Applicants fill in and print out the Application Form for XMU Scholarship

Application Form

Visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details.

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Australian Government Fully Funded Scholarship Awards, 2018

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Applications are invited for Australian Government Awards for students of Asia, Pacific, Africa and Middle East. Scholarships are available to undertake full time undergraduate or postgraduate study at participating Australian universities and Technical and Further Education (TAFE) institutions.

The study and research opportunities provided by Australia Awards Scholarships develop the skills and knowledge of individuals to drive change and contribute to the development outcomes of their own country.

The Australia Awards are prestigious international scholarships and fellowships funded by the Australian Government that aim to contribute to the long term development needs of Australia’s partner countries, in line with bilateral and regional agreements.

Applicants must be a minimum of 18 years of age at the time of commencing the scholarship. An applicant or awardee should meet DFAT’s English language requirements for receiving an Australia Awards Scholarship.

Scholarship Description:

  • Application Deadline: April 30, 2018
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available to undertake full time undergraduate or postgraduate study at participating Australian universities and Technical and Further Education (TAFE) institutions.
  • Study Subject: Study programs must relate to applicants country’s priority areas for development. These are listed on the participating country profiles.
  • Scholarship Award: The Awards are offered for the minimum period necessary for the individual to complete the academic program specified by the Australian higher education institution, including any preparatory training. The following benefits generally apply:
    • Full tuition fees
    • Return air travel—payment of a single return, economy class airfare to and from Australia, via the most direct route
    • Establishment allowance—a once only payment of A$5,000 as a contribution towards accommodation expenses, text books, study materials
    • Contribution to Living Expenses (CLE) – is a fortnightly contribution to basic living expenses paid at a rate determined by the department. From 1 January 2013, CLE payable to awardees is A$30,000 per year.
    • Introductory Academic Program (IAP)—a compulsory 4-6 week program prior to the commencement of formal academic studies covering information on life and study in Australia
    • Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) for the duration of the award (for award holder only)—provided to cover the student’s basic medical costs (with the exception of pre-existing conditions)
    • Pre-course English (PCE) fees—if deemed necessary PCE may be available for students for in-country and/or in-Australia training
    • Supplementary Academic Support may be available to ensure a Scholar’s academic success or enhance their academic experience
    • Fieldwork (for research awardees and Master by coursework which has a research component where fieldwork is compulsory component)—may be available for eligible research students for one return economy class airfare via the most direct route to their country of citizenship or within Australia.
  • Number of Scholarships: Various scholarships are available.
  • Nationality: Asia, Pacific, Africa, Middle East
  • Scholarship can be taken in Australia

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

  • Eligible Countries: Students of participating countries can apply for the Australia Awards Scholarships. Asia, Pacific, Africa, Middle East
  • Entrance Requirements: To be eligible to receive an Australia Awards Scholarship, applicants must:
    • Be a minimum of 18 years of age at the time of commencing the scholarship
    • Be a citizen of a participating country (as listed on the Australia Awards website) and be residing in and applying for the scholarship from their country of citizenship
    • Not be married, engaged to, or a de facto of a person who holds, or is eligible to hold, Australian or New Zealand citizenship or permanent residency, at any time during the application, selection or mobilisation phases (note: residents of Cook Islands, Niue and Tokelau with New Zealand citizenship are eligible but must apply for a Student visa (subclass 500) and not be current serving military personnel
    • Not be a citizen of Australia, hold permanent residency in Australia or be applying for a visa to live in Australia permanently
    • Not be applying for another long-term Australia Award unless they have resided outside of Australia for twice the length of the total time that they were in Australia (for example, a previous awardee who has been on an Australia Awards Scholarship in Australia for four years will not be eligible to apply for another Australia Awards Scholarship until they have resided outside Australia for eight years)
    • Have satisfied any specific criteria established by the Program Area or the government of the applicant’s country of citizenship (e.g. having worked a certain number of years in an appropriate sector) vii. be able to satisfy the admission requirements of the institution at which the award is to be undertaken (this may mean that Program Areas will need to withdraw an award offer if the recipient cannot satisfy the institution’s admission requirements. This may not be known until Program Areas request a placement at selected institutions)
    • Be able to satisfy all requirements of the Department of Immigration and Border Protection to hold a Student Visa. This may mean that the Program Area will need to withdraw an award offer if the recipient cannot satisfy the visa requirements ix. Applicants must inform the Program Area of any connection or relationship to staff employed at Program Areas or with managing contractors so that the application may be properly and transparently managed.
  • English Language Requirements:  An applicant or awardee will meet DFAT’s English language requirements for receiving an Australia Awards Scholarship. Where an applicant or awardee does not meet DFAT’s English language requirements the awardee will need to provide an academic English language test. Accepted English language tests are:
    • International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
    • Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic)

International Scholarships

Application Procedure:

Introduction – Before you apply:

  • Go to the Online Australia Scholarships Information System (OASIS). When you register online, you will be required to answer some questions to establish your eligibility. You will then be given a unique registration number, username and password.

Once you have checked the opening and closing dates for your country, refer to the Participating Country Profile to see which method of application they will accept.

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online or post.

Application Procedure

Visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details.

For more scholarships and other offers click here.