Turkish Government Graduate Scholarships for International Students in Turkey, 2017

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Deadline: February 17, 2017.

Applications are inviting for Turkish Government Graduate Scholarships for the academic year 2017-2018. Applications are exclusively intended for candidates from all over the world who want to pursue master and PhD studies in Turkiye.

Applicants are aimed at candidates from all over the world who want to study in Turkey only at the graduate and doctoral level.

International students in Turkey, as well as the unique nature of a quality education, satisfy a deep-rooted history and a rich culture medium as well as the hospitable nature of the people and the historical value and economic living conditions, Turkey is one of the best choices for training.

Candidates are required to meet the qualifications (GRE, GMAT, TOEFL, DELF, YDS, ALES, etc.) set by the universities and departments that can be selected through the application system. Candidates who do not have the required documents will not be considered for the scholarship.

Course Level: Turkish Government Graduate Scholarships are available to pursue master and PhD studies in Türkiye.

Study Subject: Turkish Government Graduate Scholarships are awarded in all the subjects offered by the university.

Scholarship can be taken in Turkiye

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • Applicants to graduate from 01.1987, the Applicants to the doctoral 01.01.1982 must be born on or after.
  • Candidates who will apply for Turkey Scholarships must be able to graduate at the end of the academic year or graduate from a lower level program according to the scholarship level applied (e.g. graduate program for a doctorate degree, undergraduate program for graduate level).
  • Citizens of the Republic of Turkey and those who have lost Turkish citizenship for any reason can not apply for Turkish Scholarships.
  • Candidates should still not be trained in a program in Turkey at the level they will apply.
  • Of the candidates, according to the desired level of scholarships and programs, they applied level it is expected to have academic success (academic achievement levels according to the scholarship programmes www.turkiyeburslari.gov.t is located in the web address.)
  • In the evaluation of the applications, the candidates’ compliance with the application criteria and the academic and social achievements will be considered.
  • The universities and departments that candidates can choose will be automatically met according to their education infrastructure in the application system and a university and department other than the universities and departments that are not in the application system will not be preferred.

Nationality: Students from all around the world are eligible to apply for these scholarships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Candidates who will apply for Turkey Scholarships must be able to graduate at the end of the academic year or graduate from a lower level program according to the scholarship level applied (e.g. graduate program for a doctorate degree, undergraduate program for graduate level).

English language Requirements: Candidates are required to meet the qualifications (GRE, GMAT, TOEFL, DELF, YDS, ALES, etc.) set by the universities and departments that can be selected through the application system. Candidates who do not have the required documents will not be considered for the scholarship.

Turkey Scholarships

How to Apply: Applications will only be accepted through the application system at Turkish Bursary Website website, where candidates will fill in the information and upload their documents as requested. There are no institutions or individuals authorized to perform applications for Türkiye Scholarships on behalf of candidates; all candidates must apply in person.

Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted from January 16, 2017, through February 17, 2017.

Visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details.

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Aalto University Master Scholarships for Non-EU/EEA Citizens in Finland, 2017

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Deadline: January 25, 2017.

Aalto University is offering scholarships to pursue master degree programme in the field of Business and Economics, Science and Technology, Art and Design for the academic year 2017-2018. Scholarships are awarded to support non-EU/EEA citizens who study in a fee-charging degree programme.

Aalto University specialises in science, art, technology and business. The university has improved markedly in rankings specific to these fields, and places high in the ranking lists. There are between 17 000 and 22 000 universities in the world, about 1 000 in Europe, about 70 in the Nordic Countries, and 14 in Finland.

Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue Master degree programme.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in the field of Business and Economics, Science and Technology and Art and Design.

Scholarship Award: Aalto University the tuition fee for master’s programmes is €15 000 per academic year.

  • Aalto University has a scholarship programme to support non-EU/EEA citizens who study in a fee-charging degree programme. At Aalto University, the scholarships will be granted in the form of a tuition fee waiver. Scholarships may cover 100 % or 50 % of the tuition fee. The number of scholarships is limited.
  • The scholarships do not cover living costs. Students are expected to cover living expenses (app. EUR 800 per month) and other study related costs from their own financial resources.
  • Non-EU/EEA citizens who are liable to pay tuition fees can apply for the Aalto University scholarship. The applicant can apply for the Aalto University scholarship at the same time they apply for a Master’s programme with the same application form during the application period. It is not possible to apply for the scholarship after the application period has ended. The scholarship decisions are made on the basis of academic evaluation of the applicants selected to the study programmes. The scholarship decision is given together with the admission decision.

Scholarship can be taken in Finland

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

Master of Science in Economics and Business Administration

If you have an appropriate Finnish or non-Finnish university or university of applied sciences degree you may apply directly to a Master’s programme to take the degree of Master of Science in Economics and Business Administration.

You need to apply in one of the two admission groups based on the degree granting eligibility to apply.

  1. ADMISSION GROUP 1: Applicants with Finnish lower university degree in “Economics and Business Administration”
  2. ADMISSION GROUP 2: Applicants with Finnish university degree other than in “Economics and Business Administration”, university of applied sciences/polytechnic degree or non-Finnish university or university of applied sciences/polytechnic degree

Master of Arts 

To be eligible to apply to a Master’s programme or major in the field of Art and Design, you must have completed one of the following degrees:

  • Finnish Bachelor’s degree from a Finnish university of applied sciences
  • Finnish Bachelor’s degree from a Finnish university
  • Finnish Master’s degree from a Finnish university
  • Foreign degree from a foreign university or institution, giving eligibility for Master’s level studies in that particular country or
  • Other equivalent studies or skills and knowledge
    • The application must include officially certified copies of school, work or course certificates which the applicant considers significant for the selection process and which show that the applicant has skills and knowledge in the relevant field equivalent to the above-mentioned degrees. If you apply on the basis of other equivalent studies, your eligibility will be determined by Admission Services in collaboration with the programme’s selection committee.

Master of Science in Technology or Architecture

Applicants with an appropriate degree from a university or a university of applied sciences may apply directly to a master’s programme in the field of science and technology at Aalto University. Admissions are organized once a year and applications are accepted only during the application period.

Applicants are eligible to apply for master-level studies in the field of science and technology if they have completed:

  • A 3–4-year bachelor’s degree from a university or the equivalent education. The degree must entitle the graduate to apply for university-level master’s degree studies in the country in question.
  • A polytechnic degree (Finnish university of applied sciences, ammattikorkeakoulu).
  • A polytechnic degree in an EU country if the degree entitles the graduate to apply for university-level master’s degree studies in the country in question.

The university has to fulfil the following criteria:

  • The university must be an official and recognized part of the national education system.
  • The university has to be found on an official list or in an international handbook that is completed by some international organization (e.g. UNESCO).

Please note:

  • A first cycle higher education degree (a bachelor’s degree from a university or a polytechnic) grants eligibility to apply to a master’s programme. It is not possible to apply to a master’s programme on the basis of a master’s degree. The only exceptions are one-tier degree programmes where the first cycle degree is not compulsory or the so-called long cycle degrees. If you have completed or are currently pursuing some other degree in addition to the bachelor’s degree, you can list one additional degree on the application form. A licentiate or doctoral degree (third cycle degrees) do not grant eligibility to apply to master-level studies and they are not to be listed on the application form.
  • Admitted students may be required to take complementary studies to gain the knowledge and skills required for the studies.
  • In the field of technology at Aalto University, a student may only have one valid study right in a degree programme at any given time. If a student accepts a new study place in a degree programme at the same level (e.g. Master of Science in Technology) the old study right is forfeited.

Nationality: Non-EU/EEA citizens are eligible to apply for these scholarships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have their bachelor’s degree.

Test Requirements: Applicants applying for a right to study towards a degree in an English-taught programme at Aalto University are required to provide an official certificate of their English proficiency. The recognized language tests and their minimum score requirements are listed below.

  • IELTS(Academic IELTS only)
    • Overall Band Score: 6.5
    • Writing Band Score: 5.5
  • TOEFL (IBT = Internet Based Test, PBT = Paper Based Test)
    • Total score: 92 (IBT), 580 (PBT)
    • Writing score: 22 (IBT), 4.0 (PBT)
  • CAE/CPE(CAE = Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English, CPE = Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English)
    • Grades accepted: A, B, C
  • Pearson Test of English(PTE Academic only)
    • Total score: 59
    • Writing score: 50

The minimum requirements are very strict. If your score does not fulfil the minimum requirements, you are not eligible to apply and your application cannot be processed. Only the above-mentioned language tests are accepted.

IELTS, TOEFL and PTE results are valid for two years starting from the test date. Thus the oldest acceptable test date during the 2017 application period is 15 December 2014. The CAE and CPE results do not have an expiration date.

English Language Requirements: A language proficiency test is not required from the following applicants:

  • Applicants whose higher education degree and the requisite studies have been taken at
    • a university or a polytechnic (university of applied sciences, ammattikorkeakoulu) in Finland in Finnish, Swedish or English.
    • a university or a polytechnic in an EU/EEA country in English. In this case, the whole degree must be completed in English. The language of the degree must be stated in the degree certificate or its appendix, or in the transcript of records or other official documents, such as diploma supplement, issued by the higher education institution in question.
    • an English-medium programme requiring physical on-site presence at a university in Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, the United Kingdom or the United States.
    • If the degree includes studies from some other institution, the studies must also have been taken in English in a country and institution where the completed studies exempt the student from taking an English language test. However, this does not apply to degree studies completed during a student exchange.
  • Applicants who have attended Aalto University as an exchange student in the field of technology (in which case an Aalto University transcript of records or certificate of student status required);
  • Citizens of EU/EEA countries from a partner university under an agreement with an Aalto University school of technology (Erasmus partners, Cluster, NordTek, Nordic5Tech or some other official partner university in student exchange). Applicants whose official transcript of records does not contain language studies in English shall provide certificates from their home universities showing sufficient language proficiency.

How to Apply: An application consists of the application form which needs to be filled out and submitted online, as well as the printed and signed cover letter, a set of compulsory documents listed here, and additional documents if they are required by the study options you are applying for. You can fill in the application form in the application system during the application period (15 December 2016 – 25 January 2017 3 pm). You can print the cover letter once you have filled in, saved and submitted the application form in the application system. Please read the instructions for applying and the programme-specific evaluation criteria very carefully before filling in the application form or submitting any documents.

Make sure to deliver all the documents you wish to be taken into consideration in the application process within the application period. Documents delivered after the given deadline cannot be taken into consideration in the evaluation of the application. Applicants will not be requested to supplement the application with programme-specific, additional documents.

  • An officially attested copy of an official Bachelor’s degree certificate/diploma
  • Authorised translation of the degree certificate/diploma
  • An official transcript of records
  • Authorised translation of the transcript of records
  • CV
  • Copy of passport or an official identification indicating the citizenship of the applicant
  • A demonstration of language proficiency, i.e. language test scores
  • Portfolio

Application Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is January 25, 2017.

Visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details.

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€12,000 Netherlands Scholarships at University of Twente for Developing Countries, 2017

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Deadline: February 1, 2017.

The University of Twente is offering Kipaji Scholarships to pursue master degree programme for the academic year 2017-2018. In order to be eligible students must have the nationality of one of the DAC countries (Least Developed Countries & Other Low Income Countries).

The University of Twente is a university located in Enschede, Netherlands. It offers research and degree programmes in the social and behavioral sciences and in engineering. In keeping with its entrepreneurial spirit, the University is committed to making economic and social contribution to the region of the Netherlands where it is based.

Applicants comply with the general English language test requirement academic IELTS 6.5 (or TOEFL iBT of 90) and an additional 6.0 (TOEFL iBT 20) on the sub score of speaking skills are eligible to apply.

Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue Master degree programme.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in the following subjects:

  • Applied Mathematics
  • Applied Physics
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Business Administration
  • Business Information Technology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering and Management
  • Communication Studies
  • Computer Science
  • Construction Management and Engineering
  • Educational Science and Technology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Embedded Systems
  • European Studies
  • Health Sciences
  • Human Media Interaction
  • Industrial Design Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering and Management
  • Environmental and Energy Management
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Methodology and Statistics for the Behavioural, Biomedical and Social Sciences
  • Nanotechnology
  • Philosophy of Science, Technology and Society
  • Public Administration
  • Science Education and Communication
  • Sustainable Energy Technology
  • Systems and Control
  • Telematics

Scholarship Award: Scholarship offers:

  • up to € 12,000
  • Have a look at the overview of the estimated costs of living in the Netherlands (excluding tuition fees)

Scholarship can be taken in Netherlands

Eligibility: In order to qualify for Kipaji Scholarship, applicants should meet all requirements of University of Twente Scholarship. Additionally, applicants must

  • have the nationality of one of the DAC countries (Least Developed Countries & Other Low Income Countries)
  • receive a (partial) University of Twente Scholarship. The Kipaji Scholarship can ensure that they receive a full scholarship.
  • have achieved good grades for their pre-master programme (average of 8).
  • add to their motivation letter for University of Twente Scholarship how they intend to use their studies at the University of Twente to increase/enhance the scientific level or for entrepreneurial purposes in their home country.

Nationality: In order to be eligible students must have the nationality of one of the DAC countries (Least Developed Countries & Other Low Income Countries). Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Kenya, Kiribati, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Niger, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu, Yemen, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have achieved good grades for their pre-master programme (average of 8).

English language Requirements: English Language Requirement: Applicants required General English language test requirement Academic IELTS 6.5 (or TOEFL iBT of 90) and an additional 6.0 (TOEFL iBT 20) on the subscore of speaking skills.

Netherlands Scholarships

How to Apply: You need to apply to University of Twente Scholarship (UTS) in order to be able to apply for Kipaji scholarship for an application for the University of Twente scholarship (UTS) visit the UTS website.

Application Deadline: The deadline for the first UTS application round is February 1, 2017.

Visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details.

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Scholarships in Denmark for International Students at Aarhus University, 2017

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Deadline: March 15, 2017.

Aarhus University Scholarships are available for highly qualified non-EU/EEA/Swiss applicants to pursue two-year master’s degree programmes. Scholarships generally include a full tuition waiver and generally, but not always, including a monthly scholarship for a maximum of 23 months for the duration of the degree programme.

Established in 1928, Aarhus University has since developed into a major Danish university with a strong international reputation across the entire research spectrum.

Students holding a foreign university degree applying for a Master’s degree programme taught in Danish must be proficient in Danish both orally and in writing.

Course Level: Aarhus University Scholarships are available for pursuing two-year Master’s degree programmes.

Study Subject: The four faculties will set their own individual priorities regarding their specific priorities with a view to geographical or other priorities:

  • Arts: Priority will be given to applicants with excellent academic qualifications.
  • Business and Social Sciences: Priority will be given to applicants with excellent academic qualifications.
  • Science and Technology: Priority will be given to applicants with excellent academic qualifications.
  • Health: Further information about strategic priorities will follow.

Scholarship Award: These scholarships generally include a full tuition waiver and generally, but not always, including a monthly scholarship for a maximum of 23 months for the duration of the degree programme.

Scholarship can be taken in Denmark

Eligibility: These scholarships are awarded on the basis of the following criteria:

  • Students may apply for any English-taught Master’s degree programme at Aarhus University.
  • The general admission requirements and application procedures and deadlines at Aarhus University apply. Prior to applying for admission, applicants are kindly asked to make themselves acquainted with the specific admission requirements for the Master’s degree programmes they wish to apply for.
  • It is neither possible nor necessary to state in your application for admission that you apply for a scholarship. All applicants will automatically be assessed with a view to a possible scholarship as part of the assessment procedures regarding admission and the strategic priorities set by the faculty.

Nationality: Non-EU/EEA/Swiss students are eligible to apply.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: In general, admission to a Master’s degree programme requires successful completion of a relevant and recognised university degree equivalent to a Danish Bachelor’s degree in level and length (180 ECTS).

English Language Requirement:

  • All applicants with a non-Danish qualifying degree to English-language Master’s degree programmes must document English language qualifications comparable to an ‘English B level’ in the Danish upper secondary school (‘gymnasium’).
  • Students holding a foreign university degree applying for a Master’s degree programme taught in Danish must be proficient in Danish both orally and in writing.

Denmark Scholarships

How to Apply: All applications for Master’s degree programmes at Aarhus University must be submitted online through the digital application portal. The following documents must be submitted with the online application form:

  • Diplomas showing examination subjects and results for each examination (a diploma without specific examination results is not sufficient).
  • Transcript of records (if you have not yet received your final diploma).
  • Course descriptions in English briefly describing the contents of your specific BA courses or other information that will contribute to describing the contents of your Bachelor’s degree programme.
  • Official descriptions of relevant courses to be completed after the application deadline.
  • An official description of the marking scale used at your home university.
  • Documentation of your language qualifications (e.g. Danish language qualifications and/or English language qualifications).
  • A pre-assessment you may have received from Aarhus University (if applicable)
  • Documentation of your passed courses from previous, not completed Master’s degree programmes with a view to obligatory credit assessment.
  • Documentation of your citizenship (e.g. copy of passport).
  • A copy of current residence permit in Denmark (if applicable).

Application Form

Application Deadline: The application deadline is March 15, 2017.

Visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details.

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Australian RIRD Horizon Scholarships in Agriculture, 2017

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Deadline: February 24, 2017.

Rural Industries Research & Development Corporation (RIRDC) is offering Horizon Scholarships in Agriculture for the academic year 2017-2018. These scholarships are now open to first-year university students studying agriculture-related degrees.

“The Scholarship attracts students who are collaborative, dynamic, passionate and want to be future leaders of Australia’s agricultural industries – it is a special group of young people and they look forward to welcoming more of them into the Scholarship in 2017.”

RIRDC is a statutory authority established by the Primary Industries Research and Development Act 1989 (PIRD Act).

Through research and development increase knowledge and understanding that fosters innovative, adaptable and valuable rural industries.

Course Level: Scholarships are available to first-year university students.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded for studying a degree related to agriculture, such as agricultural science, rural science, livestock/animal science, veterinary science or agribusiness and plant science.

Scholarship Award: The Horizon Scholarship, an initiative of the Rural Industries Research & Development Corporation (RIRDC) in partnership with industry sponsors, provides $5,000 per year for the duration of a student’s university degree.

Scholarship can be taken in Australia

Eligibility:  To be eligible for the Horizon Scholarship students must be entering their first year of university and studying a degree related to agriculture, such as agricultural science, rural science, livestock/animal science, veterinary science or agribusiness and plant science. Students must also have started their tertiary studies no longer than two years after leaving high school.

Nationality: Australian students can apply for Horizon Scholarships.

How to Apply: To apply for the Horizon Scholarship students must complete the online application form.

Application Form

Application Deadline: The application deadline is February 24, 2017.

Visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details.

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GIGA $12,000 Scholarships in Japan at Keio University, 2017

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Deadline: February 13, 2017.

The Keio University is offering scholarships for international students to pursue Global Information and Governance Academic (GIGA) Program. Students who complete the course are awarded a Bachelor of Arts in Environment and Information Studies.

This scholarship is awarded to hard-working students who display an aptitude for and interest in advanced information technology and policy, and seek to contribute to the global society using their acquired knowledge and skills.

Keio University opened its fifth university campus in Shonan Fujisawa in 1990. Located near the metropolis of Yokohama, Fujisawa is the ideal haven for academic endeavours with its quiet atmosphere.

Students need to demonstrate that they have a good level of written and spoken English.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing bachelor’s programme.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to study Global Information and Governance Academic (GIGA) Program.

Scholarship Award:

Mentor Mitakai Scholarship for International Students:

  • Admission Fee and Academic Fees for one year. The scholarship recipient will be exempt from payment of the admission fee and academic fees for one year starting September 2017. (For students who show exceptional academic excellence only)
  • Merit Scholarship Supplement JPY 1,200,000 per year. Students who show exceptional academic excellence will also receive the scholarship supplement.

 Masatada Kobayashi Scholarship for International Students: JPY 1,000,000 per year. The scholarship will be appropriated to the payment of academic fees required at the time of entering the University. The scholarship amount less the academic fees for the 2017 Fall Semester will be paid into the scholarship recipient’s bank account.

Scholarship can be taken in Japan

Eligibility: The following eligibility requirements apply to both of two scholarships. To be considered for these scholarships, students must:

  • Be accepted through Admissions for Overseas Students (GIGA Program) to enter the Faculty of Policy Management or the Faculty of Environment and Information Studies in September 2017
  • Be an incoming first-year student
  • Be a foreign national
  • Persons who hold any of the following Japanese residency statuses are not eligible to receive: Permanent Resident, Special Permanent Resident, Spouse or Child of Japanese National, Spouse or Child of Permanent Resident, or Long Term Resident.

Nationality: Scholarships are open to international students.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants are required to fulfil both of the following I. and II. in order to apply for the GIGA program:

1. Applicants must fulfil all of the requirements described in sections a) and b) below:
a) Those who have spent at least two of the last three years of secondary education in a high school operated under a non-Japanese educational system.
b) Those who are eligible for admission into a university in accordance with the school education system of their native country.
II. Applicants must have an academic background equivalent to ONE of the following educational criteria at the time of application to Keio University:
(1) Those who have completed, or are expected to complete, 12 years or more of formal education in foreign schools outside Japan by September 21, 2017.*1
(2) Those who, by September 21, 2017, have completed, or are expected to complete, 12 years or more of formal education at schools for international students in Japan accredited by an international accrediting organization (WASC, CIS, or ACSI), or foreign schools in Japan accredited by MEXT to be equivalent to a high school outside Japan, and will reach 18 years of age before the enrollment date at Keio University.
(3) Those who have passed an examination demonstrating academic ability equivalent to 12 years of formal education, such as the GED (General Educational Development) test or another high school equivalency exam and will reach 18 years of age before the enrollment date at Keio University.
(4) Those who have obtained an International Baccalaureate, Abitur or Baccalaureate Diploma, and will reach 18 years of age before the enrollment date at Keio University.
(5) Those who, by September 21, 2017, have completed, or are expected to complete, 12 years of formal education in Japanese schools accredited by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), and will reach 18 years of age before the enrollment date at Keio University.
(6) Those who have been recognized individually by Keio University as having qualifications equivalent to (1), (2), (3), (4), or (5) above, and will reach 18 years of age before the enrollment date at Keio University.

English Language Requirement: Applicants whose native language is not English and who do not graduate from a high school that uses English as the medium of instruction are required to submit certification of the official score of any of the following English language proficiency tests taken within two years of the application deadline. Results of other tests may be accepted; however, you should contact the Admissions Office at least two months before the application period to confirm acceptability. There is no minimum required band score, the average score of successful applicants is not announced.

  • TOEFL (Institution: 0773 Department: 00)(TOEFL-ITP score not accepted)
  • TOEIC (TOEIC-IP score not accepted)
  • United Nations Association’s Test of English (UNATE)
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
  • Test in Practical English Proficiency (EIKEN).

Applicants whose native language is English or whose high school uses English as the medium of instruction are not required to submit results of any of the tests listed above.

Japan Scholarships

How to Apply: If students decide to apply for the scholarships, they may register from the Admission Web Entry System of Admissions for Overseas Students (GIGA Program).

Application Deadline: The application deadline is February 13, 2017.

Official Scholarship Website

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Apply For University of Leicester President’s Scholarships in UK, 2017

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Deadline: March 31, 2017.

University of Leicester is now accepting applications for 50 President’s postgraduate scholarships in 2017. This scholarship is for new international (non-EU) students on a full-time, taught, campus-based masters course starting in September or October.

University of Leicester’s aim is to be a world-class research-intensive university and deliver teaching and facilitate learning of the highest quality.

The University was founded as Leicestershire and Rutland University College in 1921. The site for the university was donated by a local textile manufacturer, Thomas Fielding Johnson, in order to create a living memorial for those who lost their lives in First World War.

This scholarship is open to applicants who already have an offer (conditional or unconditional) to study for a Masters degree programme at the University.

Course Level: This scholarship is for new international (non-EU) students on a full-time, taught, campus-based masters course starting in September or October.

Study Subject: Scholarships are offered over different departments across the university, all offering a diverse range of courses.

Scholarship Award: The monetary amount of scholarship is £3,500.

Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility: 

  • This scholarship is for new international (non-EU) students on a full-time, taught, campus-based Masters course starting in September or October.
  • This scholarship is open to applicants who already have an offer (conditional or unconditional) to study for a Masters degree programme at the University.

Nationality: International (non-EU) students are eligible to apply for these scholarships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: This scholarship is open to applicants who already have an offer (conditional or unconditional) to study for a masters degree programme at the University.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirements: In order to study at the University of Leicester, written and spoken English must be good enough that applicants will fully understand, and benefit from, their degree course (please note that they have slightly different requirements for PhD students).  The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is the world’s most popular English language proficiency test for higher education. Every degree page on website specifies a minimum IELTS score.

Postgraduate Scholarships

How to Apply: The mode of applying is by post or electronically. Students who meet the eligibility criteria for this scholarship but are unsuccessful with their application, will automatically be considered for the Head of College Scholarship Scheme. There is no need to make a separate application.

Application Form

Application Deadline: The application deadline is 31st March 2017.

Official Scholarship Website

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Full Scholarships for Undergrad Studies at Lingnan University in Hong Kong, 2017

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Deadline: March 30, 2017.

As one of the top 10 liberal arts colleges in Asia, Lingnan University is committed to providing quality whole-person education by combining the best of Chinese and Western liberal arts traditions, nurturing students to achieve all-round excellence and imbuing them with its core values, and encouraging faculty and students to contribute to society through original research and knowledge transfer.  The University offers undergraduate programmes in Arts, Business Administration and Social Sciences.

Our direct application for admission to undergraduate programmes and Non-local Student Scholarships for the 2017-18 academic year, which begins in September 2017, are now inviting applications.

Course Level: Undergraduate programmes

Study Subject: The University offers undergraduate programmes in Arts, Business Administration and Social Sciences.

Scholarship Award: 

  • Full Scholarship (covering tuition, hostel and partial academic and living expenses)
  • Tuition Scholarship
  • Half-tuition Scholarship

Scholarship can be taken in Hong Kong

Eligibility: The University will take into consideration all information provided by applicants, such as academic qualifications as indicated by their public examination results (including the relevancy of the subjects to the study programmes concerned), the preference order of their study programme choices, interview performance (if applicable), professional qualifications, interests, working experience, suitability, potential, personal qualities and other factors which individual academic units consider relevant.

Nationality: Overseas degree-seeking students with citizenship other than Hong Kong and the Chinese Mainland.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicant must have fulfilled the General Admission Requirements and English Language Requirements for admission to the University, please refer to the website www.LN.edu.hk/admissions/ug/overseas/requirements.php for details. Applicants with qualifications other than the admission requirements of the University will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Test Requirement: No

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.

How to Apply: Submit application via the Online Application System.

Online Application System

Application Deadline: The application deadline is March 30, 2017.

Visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details.

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Scholarships in Germany for Graduates of the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme, 2017

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Deadline: May 31, 2017.

Applications are invited for Frankfurt School Bachelor Scholarship Programme for Women and International Students at Frankfurt School of Finance & Management in Germany. Women and candidates from outside Germany are therefore particularly encouraged to apply for these scholarships.

Frankfurt School of Finance & Management is a leading private business school based in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. The school aim to be one of the leading business schools in Europe and the top choice for education in finance. Their graduates act responsibly and are known for their first class analytical skills as well as cutting edge practical and conceptual knowledge.

Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue bachelors programme.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded learn subjects offered by the university.

Scholarship Award: Scholarships consist of tuition reductions of 25% or 50%, in exceptional cases up to 75%. This waiver applies to tuition for all regular semesters at Frankfurt School plus any mandatory semesters abroad at one of our exchange partner institutions.

Scholarship can be taken in Germany

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for scholarship:

Frankfurt School offers two types of scholarships:

General scholarships

Scholarships will be awarded to highly qualified candidates. Criteria include school grades, performance in the Frankfurt School admissions process and extracurricular activities.

Frankfurt School wants to further increase its diversity. Women and candidates from outside Germany are therefore particularly encouraged to apply for a scholarship.

Special scholarships

The School awards a number of special scholarships. For the 2017 intake these are:

Scholarships for graduates of the IB Diploma Programme: Students who have completed or are about to complete the IB Diploma Programme may apply for this scholar-ship.

Scholarships for graduates of German Schools Abroad (Deutsche Auslandsschulen): These scholarships are open to students currently enrolled at a German School Abroad (Deutsche Auslandsschule, as recognized by the Zentralstelle für das Auslandsschulwesen) and those who have completed their secondary education there.

Nationality: Women and candidates from outside Germany are therefore particularly encouraged to apply for a scholarship.

Germany Scholarships

How to Apply: The application to the scholarship program is based on a successful completion of the Assessment Center. Selected applicants will be encouraged to apply for a scholarship based on the result of the Assessment Center.

If you are eligible for a Frankfurt School scholarship, you will automatically be considered for all scholarships offered and selected for a scholarship fitting your profile.

The scholarships are exclusively for applicants starting in the first semester in August 2017. Scholarships will only be granted during the admissions process and before study start, not during an ongoing study program.

Application Deadline: Frankfurt School awards the Bachelor of Science scholarships continuously throughout the admission process on a “first come first serve” basis. Therefore we recommend to apply as soon as possible to the BSc program starting in August 2017. Final application deadline is May 31, 2017.

Visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details.

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Federal Government Overseas Scholarship for Nigerian BSc, MSc and PhD (BEA) Students, 2017

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Deadline: 2017

The Federal Scholarship Board by the Federal Ministry of Education of Nigeria is now offering the 2017/2018 Bilateral Educational Agreement (BEA) Scholarship Awards for Undergraduate, Masters and PhD students to study Overseas.

Application Deadline: The 2017/2018 BEA interviews are between Monday 13th February – Thursday 16th February 2017 across the six geopolitical zones. Candidates are advised to apply online before these dates.

Eligible Countries: Nigeria

To be taken at: Russia, China, Morocco, Turkey, Algeria, Romania, Serbia, Japan, Ukraine, Cuba, Greece, Czech Republic, Macedonia, Mexico, Egypt, Tunisia etc.

Accepted Subject Areas

  • Undergraduate level – Engineering, Geology, Agriculture, Sciences, Mathematics, Languages, Environmental Sciences, Sports, Law, Social Sciences, Biotechnology, Architecture, Medicine (very limited), etc; and
  • Postgraduate level (Masters Degree and Ph.D) in all fields.

About the Federal Scholarship: The Honourable Minister of Education, is hereby inviting interested and qualified Nigerians to participate in the 2017/2018 Nomination Interview for Bilateral Education Agreement (BEA) Scholarship Awards for:

  • Undergraduate (UG) studies tenable in Russia, Morocco, Algeria, Serbia, Hungary, Egypt, Turkey, Cuba, Romania, Ukraine, Japan, Macedonia; and
  • Postgraduate (PG) studies tenable in Russia (for those whose first degrees were obtained from Russia), China, Hungary, Serbia, Turkey, Japan, Mexico, South Korea, e.t.c.

Type: The Awards are for Undergraduate (UG) and Postgraduate (PG) studies.

Eligibility Criteria

Undergraduate Scholarship:

  • All applicants for undergraduate degree courses must possess a minimum qualification of Five (5) Distinctions (As & Bs) in the Senior Secoundary School Certificate, WAEC (May/June) only in the subjects relevant to their fields of study including English Language and Mathematics.
  • Certificates should not be more than Two (2) years old (2014 & 2015).
  • Age limit is from 18 to 20 years.

• Postgraduate Scholarship:

  • All applicants must hold a First Degree with at least 2nd Class Upper Division.
  • The applicants who are previous recipients of Foreign Awards must have completed at least two (2) years post qualification or employment practice in Nigeria.
  • All applicants must have completed N.Y.S.C.
  • Age limit is 35 years for Masters and 40 years for Ph.D.

• Since the BEA countries are non-English speaking, applicants should be prepared to undertake a mandatory one year foreign languare of the country of choice which will be the standard medium of instruction; and

• All applicants for Hungarian Scholarship must visit the website: Hungarian scholarship website.

Number of Scholarships: Several

Benefits: The participating countries are responsible for the tuition and accommodation, while Nigeria government takes care of supplement, warm clothing, health insurance, research grant where applicable and take off.

How long will sponsorship last? The duration of the scholarship offer ranges from 4- 9 years depending on the level of study and the country.

Interview Dates and Zones (Venues): 

North West: Location of interview is Kasu Main Campus

  • Mon 13th Feb: Sokoto and Zamfara states
  • Tues 14th Feb: Kano and Kebbi states
  • Wed 15th Feb: Jigawa and Katsina states
  • Thurs 16th Feb: Kaduna state

North East: Location of interview is FGGC Jalingo, Taraba State

  • Mon 13th Feb: Borno and Yobe states
  • Tues 14th Feb: Bauchi and Gombe states
  • Wed 15th Feb:  Adamawa state
  • Thurs 16th Feb: Taraba state

North Central: Crowther Memorial College, Lokoja Kogi state

  • Mon 13th Feb: Benue state and FCT
  • Tues 14th Feb: Niger and Plateau states
  • Wed 15th Feb:   Nasarawa and Kwara state
  • Thurs 16th Feb: Kogi state

South West: School of Science, Okebola, Ibadan, Oyo state

  • Mon 13th Feb: Osun and Ondo states
  • Tues 14th Feb: Lagos and Ogun states
  • Wed 15th Feb:  Ekiti state
  • Thurs 16th Feb: Oyo state

South South: Federal COE Tech Permanent Site along Asaba-Ibusa rd., Asaba, Delta state

  • Mon 13th Feb: Cross River and  Rivers states
  • Tues 14th Feb: Akwa Ibom and Bayelsa states
  • Wed 15th Feb: Edo  state
  • Thurs 16th Feb: Delta state

South East: Law Faculty, Ebonyi State University, Ebonyi state

  • Mon 13th Feb: Anambra  state
  • Tues 14th Feb: Imo state
  • Wed 15th Feb: Abia and Enugu states
  • Thurs 16th Feb: Ebonyi state

What to bring to Interview: All eligible applicants are to report for interview at the venues scheduled for their respective Zones of origin for proper identification. Two sets of the Printed Completed application forms are usually submitted at the various interview centres with the following attachments:

  • Two sets of Photocopies of Educational Certificates and Testimonials of previous schools attended with the originals for sighting;
  • One certificate is accepted i.e WAEC of May/June only; • Statement of results must be confirmed by WAEC and forwarded to the Director/Secretary, Federal Scholarship Board, Abuja;
  • Two copies of Birth certificate
  • State of Origin/LGA certificate duly signed, stamped and dated;
  • Four (4) passport sized coloured photographs on white background;
  • Academic transcripts and NYSC certificates will be required from applicants for Postgraduate Studies.

How to Apply: Candidates nominated and finally selected by the awarding BEA countries will be required to submit to Federal Scholarship Board the following:

  • Photocopies of Authenticated academic certificates;
  • Data page of current International passport, and
  • Specified Medical Reports & Police clearance certificate.

Visit the Official Scholarship Website for details

Sponsors: The Federal Government of Nigeria through the Federal Ministry Of Education, through the Federal Scholarship Board (FSB), Plot 245 Samuel Ademulegun Street Central Business District, Abuja.

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Sabanci University Undergraduate Scholarships for International Students in Turkey, 2017

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Deadline: February 1, 2017

The Sabanci University is offering scholarships for international students for the academic year 2017/2018. These scholarships are available to pursue the undergraduate degree programme offered at Sabanci University.

Sabanci University, established in 1994, is a young foundation university located on a 1.26 million square meter campus about 40 km from Istanbul’s city center. Its first students matriculated in 1999.

Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing the undergraduate programme.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to study the subjects offered by the university.

Scholarship Award: Scholarships cover 25%-100% tuition fees.

Scholarship can be taken in the Turkey

Eligibility: Students who have graduated from any institution that is equivalent to Turkish high schools and those who meet the application criteria below may apply for the undergraduate programs. Applicants meeting below conditions can apply:

  • International students,
  • Those holding Turkish citizenship by birth and renounced their Turkish citizenship, and their children under 18 who are listed in the renouncement document but documenting their certification for rights mentioned in the Turkish Citizenship Law, no: 5901, Item 7, stating that “Anyone born, either in Turkey or abroad, in the marriage of a Turkish mother or father, is a Turkish citizen.” Candidates who wish to apply within the “applications from abroad” category should examine the Turkish Citizenship Law.
  • Those who hold citizenship of other countries by birth and have gained the citizenship of The Republic of Turkey / those who hold dual-citizenship,
  • a) Those who hold the citizenship of The Republic of Turkey and have completed last 3 years of their high school education in another country except The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus before 01/02/2013. (Including those who have completed their entire high school education in a Turkish high school opened in another country, except The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, within the scope of MEB.)
  • Those who start their high school education after 01/02/2013 in abroad, and completing entire high school education in abroad except The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. (Including those who have completed their entire high school education in a Turkish high school opened in another country, except The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, within the scope of MEB.)
  • Those who hold the citizenship of The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, who reside in The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus and who have completed their secondary education in a GCE AL system, as well as those who have registered and completed their secondary education in a GCE AL system abroad between 2005-2010.

Nationality: International students can apply for these scholarships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Students who are in the last year of high school or graduated from a school equivalent to Turkish high schools may apply to undergraduate programs at Sabanci University.

Test Requirement: Candidates should submit a valid score or diploma from any one of the exams/diplomas accepted by the university.

English Language Requirement: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

Undergraduate Scholarships

How to Apply: Required documents for application

  • Online Application Form
  • The copy of the test/diploma result(s) accepted by the university (Sabanci University SAT Code: 7100).
  • If available, the photocopy of High School Diploma (if in another language rather than Turkish or English, notarized translation should also be submitted)
  • An official transcript, showing all courses and grades taken in the entire high school education, sealed and approved by the authority of that high school.
  • If taken before, copy of language proficiency exam score accepted by Sabanci University
  • If available, 1 academic letter of recommendation

Note: Application documents should be posted to the university after the online application is made. The only transcript required to be original, copies of the other documents can be sent. Application documents are archived so that they are not sent back to the applicant. Applications of those who do not send original transcript are not evaluated.

Application Form

Application Deadline: Early Application Period: December 19, 2016 – February 1, 2017 and last day for application: August 1, 2017

Official Scholarship Website

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Trinity Business School Ireland Scholarships for Non-EU Students, 2017

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Deadline: March 31, 2017.

The Trinity Business School is offering Bachelor in Business Studies Scholarship for the academic year 2017 -2018. Scholarships are open to new non-EU students to pursue Bachelor degree programme in Business Studies.

Scholarships valued between 5,000 and 25,000 euro applied as a reduction to the tuition fees of a full-time undergraduate Bachelor in Business Studies Degree over the duration of the programme.

Trinity Business School provides numerous scholarships to students from across the world in our commitment to developing outstanding global business leaders. Previous recipients come from a variety of countries and educational backgrounds but all displayed strong academic and personal achievements.

Course Level: Scholarship is available to pursue the undergraduate programme.

Study Subject: Scholarship is awarded in Business Studies Degree.

Scholarship Award: These scholarships cover either the full difference or half the difference between resident and non-resident tuition rates.

Scholarship can be taken in Ireland

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for scholarship:

Scholarship is open to new non-EU students for the Bachelor in Business Studies degree.

Nationality: Non-EU students are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: For admission into an undergraduate degree programme at Trinity, non-EU applicants must have completed a second level/high school qualification which is considered to be equivalent to the Irish Leaving Certificate. All applicants must demonstrate pass grades in English, mathematics and a language other than English.

English language Requirements: All applicants must present an English language qualification.

Ireland Scholarships

How to Apply: To apply follow the steps below:

  • Application number (assigned by TCD when application for the Bachelor in Business Studies is submitted)
  • 200 word statement on “How I will contribute to our Trinity College Dublin community.” Submit in Microsoft Word document or pdf format
  • Submit your CV/Resume

Application Form

Application Deadline: Submit scholarship request and attach scholarship application documents no later than March 31, 2017.

Visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details.

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University of Queensland Australia Honours Scholarship for International Student, 2017

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Deadline: January 31, 2017.

Applications are invited Institute of Molecular Bioscience (IMB) Honours Scholarship at the University of Queensland in Australia. Australian and Permanent Residents or NZ citizens and International student are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

IMB is one of Australia’s leading multidisciplinary life sciences research institutes working to pursue discoveries in medical genomics, drug discovery and biotechnology.

Ranked in the world’s top 50, the University of Queensland is one of Australia’s leading research and teaching institutions. UQ’s world-class campuses facilitate the best teaching practices and optimal learning experiences.

In order to gain entry to an academic program at UQ, applicants will have to demonstrate they have the appropriate level of English language skills. Applicants must at least 6.5 overall and a minimum of 6.0 in each sub-band of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or equivalent test. Some programs have higher English proficiency requirements.

Course Level: Scholarship is available to pursue the undergraduate programme.

Study Subject: Scholarship is awarded in all subjects offered by the institute.

Scholarship Award: Scholarship of $2,500 value will be awarded.

Scholarship can be taken in Australia

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

Honours Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic merit, research potential and personal attributes, such as leadership and community service. The applicant must be undertaking an Honours project full-time within IMB under the primary supervision of an IMB researcher.

Nationality: Australian and Permanent Residents or NZ citizens and International student are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: If applicants have completed Queensland Year 12 or equivalent Australian or international studies, they must also have a sufficient entry score to gain admission. Entry scores for each program ensure applicants with different qualifications, from different countries, meet the same equivalent standard for entry to a particular program.

English language/ Test Requirements: In order to gain entry to an academic program at UQ, they will have to demonstrate they have the appropriate level of English language skills. To meet the UQ’s English language proficiency requirements, applicants must demonstrate one of the following:
-a score equivalent to four semesters of Sound Achievement in Queensland Studies Authority English or Australian or international equivalent. Less than four semesters may be considered for some programs.
-at least 6.5 overall and a minimum of 6.0 in each sub-band of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or equivalent test. Some programs have higher English proficiency requirements; see individual program requirements.
-Other equivalent tests such as the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) and Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic are also accepted and other qualifications and experience may also be considered.
-Study Abroad and Incoming Exchange students are only required to meet the overall score (eg 6.5 IELTS or 87 TOEFL or 64 PTE).

International Scholarships

How to Apply: Download the IMB Honours Scholarship Application form as provided below. Complete and submit this form by email to the IMB Postgraduate Office postgrad-office-at-imb.uq.edu.au.

Application Form

Application Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is January 31, 2017.

Visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details.

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United Nations Volunteer Internship Programme for Young People from UN Member Countries

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Deadline: no deadline

The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme is awarded to young people from UN member States interested in contributing to peace and development through volunteerism worldwide. UNV provides the opportunity for a limited number of internships at its headquarters in Bonn, Germany.

The UNV Internship Programme offers the opportunity to acquire direct exposure to UNV’s work and is designed to complement development-oriented studies with practical experience in development and volunteerism. It may also complement other studies such as international relations, communications, media relations and social sciences.

The objective is to enhance the intern’s educational experience through practical work assignments and to allow selected candidates to gain insight into the work of the United Nations.

Eligibility

Minimum Qualifications & Experience:

  • Education: Completed undergraduate degree (Bachelor) and current enrollment in a Masters degree or equivalent. Only those students who will return to their studies upon completion of their internship assignments are eligible;
  • Field of study: Development-related fields such as economics, international relations, anthropology, sociology, public or business administration, or environmental studies. Other fields of study may be considered depending on the type of assignment;
  • Language skills: Written and spoken proficiency in English and preferably in an additional official UN Language (French, Spanish, Arabic, Russian, Chinese);
  • Demonstrated interest in the field of development and the work of international organisations.

Immediate family members of UNV staff are not eligible to apply.

Eligible groups
Citizens of UN member States

Participating Institutions
UNV headquarters in Bonn, Germany

Fields of study
See ‘Eligibility’ above

Internship duration
Interns are accepted throughout the year; for a period of normally two to four months

Internship benefits
The purpose of the Internship Programme is to complement an intern’s studies, not to lead to further employment with the organization. However, a number of interns, having completed their studies and met the necessary requirements, have gone on to further assignments with UNV, UNDP or elsewhere in the United Nations system. Note that there is no promise of employment upon completion of an internship with UNV.

Financial aspects, expenses and medical benefits:

  • The Internship Programme operates on a non-remunerative basis. Costs and arrangements for travel, visas, accommodation and living expenses are the responsibility of the intern or his sponsoring institution or government.
  • UNV accepts no responsibility for the medical insurance for the intern or for any costs arising from accidents and/or illness during the internship period. Applicants are required to provide evidence of adequate medical insurance coverage.
  • UNV is not responsible for any claims by an intern or third party in the case of loss or damage to property or death or personal injury as a result of actions or omissions on the part of the intern during the internship period.

Method of Application
Applications should be forwarded to the designated contact person (as indicated in the TORs). Due to the high number of applications, only shortlisted and/or selected candidates will be contacted. Applications (in English) should include the following:

  1.  An application form [MS Word];
  2. Recent curriculum vitae (CV); and
  3. A cover letter indicating the motivation and reason for an internship with UNV as well as the preferred field of work.

It is important to read through the current Internship vacancies, and also to visit the main Internship webpage (link to it is below) for complete information, and to apply to specific vacancies you are interested in.

DEADLINES:
Interns are accepted throughout the year. See the official website for specific deadline dates of specific internship vacancies

PLEASE NOTE:
An intern is not entitled to apply for a regular position or hold a consultancy or contractor agreement with the organization either during the internship, or within the following six months.

The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) is the UN organization that contributes to peace and development through volunteerism worldwide. UNV is headquartered in Bonn, Germany but has other Headquarter locations (e.g. New York and Tokyo).

UNV contributes to peace and development by advocating for recognition of volunteers, working with partners to integrate volunteerism into development programming, and mobilizing an increasing number and diversity of volunteers, including experienced UN volunteers, throughout the world. Volunteerism is a powerful means of engaging people in tackling development challenges, and it can transform the pace and nature of development. Volunteerism benefits both society at large and the individual volunteer by strengthening trust, solidarity and reciprocity among citizens, and by purposefully creating opportunities for participation.

Application Deadline: Rolling
Open to International Applicants: Yes

Visit the Information and Application Portal for more details.

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United Nations Scholarships at University of Bonn in Germany for Developing Countries, 2017

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Deadline: January 15, 2017.

The University of Bonn and the United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS) are offering up to eight fully funded scholarships for developing countries. These scholarships are available for pursuing Joint Master of Science (M.Sc.) programme “Geography of Environmental Risks and Human Security.”

The ultimate goal of the scholarship is to foster intercultural exchange and enable the students to contribute to the sustainable development of their home countries by applying the knowledge they acquired during the study program.

Non-native English speaking applicants must prove sufficient proficiency in the English language.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing Joint Master of Science (M.Sc.) programme

Study Subject: Scholarships are “Geography of Environmental Risks and Human Security.”

List of Subjects: Fields of expertise include Vulnerability Assessment, Ecosystem Services, Sustainable Development, Disaster Management, Climate Change Adaptation, Human-Nature Relationships, Science & Technology Studies, Development Geography, Geomorphology, Socio-Hydrology, Future Studies, GIS and Remote Sensing.

Scholarship Award: There are eight fully-funded scholarships available.

Scholarship can be taken in Germany

Eligibility:

  • Applicants must possess a first, higher education qualification (Bachelor’s Degree) in Geography or a related / comparable professionally certified study programme. Out of all higher education qualifications earned (Bachelor’s, Master’s, additional academic coursework, etc.) applicants must have accumulated at least 100 ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) within courses related to the three following areas: Human Geography and Social Sciences with a focus on spatial patterns, society, development; Science methodology and empirical research methods; Physical Geography, Geosciences and Environmental Sciences with a focus on Earth System Science.
  • A strong motivation to contribute to the area of Human Security and management of risks related to Environmental Change is a pre-requisite to study in this Master’s Programme.
  • Applicants should be highly motivated to learn in a multicultural and interdisciplinary environment.
  • A minimum of 2 years of related professional experience is required for candidates from developing countries who additionally wish to be considered for a scholarship under the Development-Related Postgraduate programmes (Epos) of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).

Nationality: Citizens of developing country can apply for these scholarships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Eligible candidates should fulfil the following requirements in addition to the general eligibility criteria for the Master’s programme:

  • Being a candidate from a “Developing Country” (according to the classification of the DAAD)
  • Having at least two years of practical work experience (e.g. with an NGO, GO, or the private sector) in a field related to the study programme
  • Having graduated from the Bachelor no longer than five years ago
  • Having completed no other Master in a similar field of studies
  • Aiming at a career as a practitioner in a field related to the programme of study

English Language Requirement: Non-native English speaking applicants must prove sufficient proficiency in the English language.

Germany Scholarships

How to Apply: A completed application packet consists of the following documents:

  1. Completed and signed application form
    2. A signed Résumé/CV A current résumé including a chronological listing of employment and other significant activities must be submitted with any application.
    3. Official transcripts: Applicants must submit an official transcript from each college or university in which they were enrolled for any period of time, showing all courses, grades and degrees received
  • Only transcripts that have been certified by the university where the degree was awarded will be accepted
  • In cases where the transcript is written in any other language than English, a certified translation of the transcript into English or German is also required
  • Translated versions can be certified either by the originating university or an official national or international institution
  1. Letter of motivation: A written statement, one to two pages in length, describing their motivation, area of proposed research, background, past work in the intended field of study, plans for further postgraduate study and any other information they feel is relevant. Applicants who are currently registered in a postgraduate programme at another university should explain why they wish to change programmes.
    5. For non-native English speakers or applicants where English is not the official language, an English language proficiency certificate.
    6. Copy of Bachelor Thesis or academic essay written as part of the fulfillment of the first degree (preferably in English).
    7. If the candidate wishes to be considered for the Epos funding by the DAAD the candidate should add the DAAD application form, a motivation letter with reference to the current occupation, professional letters of recommendation from your employer (with recent date, stamped and signed), academic letters of recommendation from your university (with recent dates, stamped and signed), as well as a confirmation of employment from the employer in your home country and if possible, a guarantee of re-employment upon your return home.
    8. Other relevant documents to support your application:
  • Further certificates on professional experience and expertise (recommended for Epos applicants)
  • Additional Certified Transcripts in cases where additional academic credits were earned outside of Degrees awarded
  • Letters of recommendation

All documents must be scanned and sent together as one single PDF file. Only Epos applicants might organize their application in two files. The file size for each file should not exceed 8 Megabytes (MB). Send completed application packet to: master-georisk@ehs.unu.edu

Application Form

Application Deadline: The application deadline is January 15, 2017.

Visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details.

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