Postgraduate Scholarships for International Students at LSE in UK, 2018

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Deadline: January 8, 2018.

The London School of Economics will offer around 100 major studentships for new PhD students in 2018. Studentships are awarded to undertake research in any LSE discipline, with annual renewal subject to satisfactory academic performance.

The London School of Economics offers a unique opportunity for developing, comprehensive research skills throughout the mining chain – from exploration, mining, processing and metal production, to recovery after stopping mining activities.

The London School of Economics is a public research university located in London, England and a constituent college of the federal University of London.

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.

Scholarship Description:

Applications close:

  • Deadline for MRes/PhD Economics for 2018 entry (including PhD Studentships and ESRC funding): December 13, 2017
  • Funding deadline for first round of PhD Studentships and for ESRC funding for 2018 entry: January 8, 2018
  • Funding deadline for second round of PhD Studentships deadline for 2018 entry (some departments only): April 26, 2018

Course Level: Studentships are available for pursuing research programme.
Study Subject: Studentships are awarded to undertake research in any LSE discipline, with annual renewal subject to satisfactory academic performance.
Scholarship Award: LSE PhD Studentships are tenable for four years and cover full fees and an annual stipend of £18,000.
Number of Scholarships: Not Known
Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

  • These awards will be made solely on the basis of outstanding academic merit and research potential. This relates both to your past academic record and to an assessment of your likely aptitude to complete a PhD on your chosen topic in the time allocated.
  • The studentships include a requirement that scholars contribute to their department as part of their research training, in the form of teaching or other work, usually from year two onwards.

Eligible Countries:

Studentships are available for UK, EU and international students.

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

Eligible Countries: Studentships are available for UK, EU and international students

College Admission Requirement:

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have a previous year degree.

English Language Requirements: Applicants must have excellent written and verbal English skills.

Scholarship Award:

LSE PhD Studentships are tenable for four years and cover full fees and an annual stipend of £18,000.

How to Apply:

  • Academic departments nominate students for consideration by a School panel for all PhD funding opportunities they may be eligible for. There is no separate application for any of these studentships.
  • To be considered for this funding, you must submit your complete application for admission to LSE by a specific date. This date differs by academic department. Refer to the individual programme page for the relevant deadline information.

Application Form

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Fully Financed Japanese International Scholarships at Gifu University, 2017

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Deadline: September 15, 2017.

For the academic year 2018-2019, Gifu University is offering scholarships for privately financed international students. Scholarships are open to students who are enrolled in Gifu University as of September 2017 and who will be enrolled in as of 1st April 2018.

Gifu University is a national university in the city of Gifu, Gifu Prefecture, Japan. It is sometimes abbreviated as Gidai or Gifudai.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programme.

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

Scholarship Award: These scholarships will cover the followings:

  • Rotary Yoneyama Memorial: ¥100,000 (U) and ¥140,000 (G)
  • Heiwa Nakajima Foundation: ¥100,000
  • Mitsubishi Corporation: ¥100,000 (U) and ¥150,000 (G)
  • Sagawa International Scholarship Foundation: ¥100,000
  • The Korean Scholarship Foundation: ¥25,000(U), ¥40,000(M) and ¥70,000(D)
  • Docomo International Student: ¥120,000 (M)
  • Gifu University Scholarship: ¥30,000
  • Ajinomoto Scholarship Foundation: ¥150,000 (G)

Scholarship can be taken in: Japan

Eligibility: Privately financed international students who are enrolled in Gifu University as of September 2017 and who will be enrolled in as of 1st April 2018.

Nationality: Scholarships are open to international students.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have previous degree.

Test Requirement: No

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.

How to Apply: Those who want to apply for Privately Financed International Student Scholarship Candidates must accept the endorsement from their supervisor, and submit “2018-2019 Gifu University Privately Financed International Student Scholarship Candidates Application Form” to the office for faculty or graduate school or center they belong to at this time

Application Form

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

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Tianjin University Scholarships for Non-Chinese Citizens in China

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Deadline: May 15, 2017.

Tianjin University is offering 15 full scholarships and 10 partial scholarships to pursue bachelor program in Chemical Engineering. International (Non-Chinese citizens) students are eligible to apply for these scholarships.

The University’s vision is to participate, through its role in the field of higher education and scientific research, in the creation of a unified, developed and advanced Non-Chinese Nation.

Tianjin University school of International Education was established in January 2000, it is one of the secondary schools of Tianjin University. The school of International Educational takes enrollment, teaching administration, social administration and services functions of international students at Tianjin University for its main task, and also undertakes the Chinese language teaching for international students.

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

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in the field of Chemical Engineering.

Scholarship Award: The full scholarship (RMB48, 800 in 2017) provides:

  • Tuition fees for four years for a bachelor’s degree (RMB20,000/year)
  • Part of living allowance for four years (RMB2,400/month)
  • The partial scholarship (RMB36, 800 in 2017) provides:
  • Tuition fees for four years for a bachelor’s degree (RMB20,000/year)
  • Part of living allowance for four years (RMB1,400/month)

Number of Scholarships: 15 full scholarships and 10 partial scholarships will be awarded.

Scholarship can be taken in China

Eligibility: The scholarship will be available to those applicants who:

  • Must be Non-Chinese citizens in good health at the time of application;
  • Must be high school graduates with good academic standing, and be over the age of 18 and under 35.

Nationality: International (Non-Chinese citizens) students are eligible to apply for these scholarships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Students must be high school graduates with good academic standing.

English language Requirements: Applicants who want to join in the programs taught in English must submit the certificate of TOEFL (Score 80 or above), or IELTS (Score 6.0 or above) or pass the English Language Test held by TJU.

China Scholarships

How to Apply: Complete the Application Form for Foreigners of Studying at TJU and Application Form for TJU International Students Scholarship (Chemical Engineering);

  • Mail the application forms and all other application materials (one original and one copy ) to the International Admissions office, Tianjin University by the 15th May 2017?
  • Tianjin University reviews the application with the final list of successful candidates to be released by the end of July 2017?
  • Letter of Admission and JW202 will be sent to the applicants?
  • Register at Tianjin University according to the date on the letter of admission.

The applicants must fill in and submit the following application materials:

  • Application Form for Foreigners Wishing to Study at Tianjin University( click here to download the form) and Application Form for TJU International Students Scholarship(Chemical Engineering) (click here to download the form) filled in Chinese or English by typing, passed with a recent photo ;
  • Notarized certificate of the highest diploma. If applicants are university students, they must provide an official pre-graduation certificate showing their student status and stating expected graduation date, the original certificate should be provided after admission. If the applicants are employed, they must also provide proof of employment on the application. Documents in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with notarized translations in Chinese or English (original one and a copy?;
  • Academic transcripts(notarized photocopy): Transcripts in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with notarized translations in Chinese or English;
  • Photocopy of passport;
  • Applicants who want to join in the programs taught in Chinese must submitHSK certificate. (a minimum requirement of HSK 4 Score 180 or above) ;
  • Applicants who want to join in the programs taught in English must submit the certificate of TOEFL (Score 80 or above), or IELTS (Score 6.0 or above) or pass the English Language Test held by TJU;
  • Certificate of Non-Criminal Records.
  • Note: All documents should be bound together on top left corner in the order of 1 to 6. (You should submit TWO sets of bound documents.) No application documents will be returned regardless of the result of the application.

Application Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is May 15, 2017.

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Beijing Government Scholarship for International Students, 2017

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Deadline: April 30, 2017

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. Its administrative office is the International Cooperation and Exchange Office of Beijing Municipal Commission of Educations, which is in charge of project establishment, review, acceptance and daily management of the Beijing Government Scholarship Program. The international students applying for the Beijing Government Scholarships shall normally submit relevant materials to the universities in Beijing that he/she hope to apply.

The deadline for application varies. However, typically it ranges between January and April.

Location: China

Benefits

The scholarship covers tuition fees only, and it falls into the following five categories:

a. Doctoral student scholarship: 40,000 RMB/person/year.

b. Master student scholarship: 30,000 RMB/person/year.

c. Undergraduate student scholarship: 20,000 RMB/person/year.

d. Senior scholars and long term language student scholarship: 10,000 RMB/person/year

e. 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.

Eligibilities

a. Applicants should be non-Chinese citizens and be in good health.

b. Applicants for doctoral degree programs must have a master’s degree and be under the age of 40.

c. Applicants for master’s degree programs must have a bachelor’s degree and be under the age of 35.

d. Applicants for undergraduate program must have senior high school diploma with good academic performance and be under the age of 30.

e. 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.

f. Applicants for long term language studies must have senior high school diploma and be under the age of 60.

g. 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.

h. Applicants should meet the language requirements of the higher education institutions.

i. Applicants should not be awardees of Chinese government scholarships at the same time.

Eligible Regions: Open for All

APPLICATION PROCESS

The applicants must fill in and submit the following documents truly, correctly and completely:

a. 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).

b. Notarized highest diploma and transcripts.

c. Foreigner Physical Examination Form should be provided if the duration of study is six months or above.

d. 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.

e. Applicants for music and art are requested to submit the applicants’ own works according to the requirements of the target HEIs.

f. Applicants under 18 should provide legal documents of their legal guardians in China.

g. Please note that application documents will NOT be returned.

Application Deadline: April 30, 2017

Application Form

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Scholarships for Doctoral, Master’s and Undergraduate Students in China, 2017

 

Deadline: April 30, 2017.

Xiamen University is offering up to 24 scholarships for doctoral, masters and undergraduate students. These scholarships are available for international (non-Chinese) students for 2017 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.

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, masters 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).

Number of Scholarships: 24 (including 8 for doctoral candidates, 11 for master’s candidates and 5 for undergraduate candidates)

Scholarship can be taken in China

Eligibility:

  • 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.

Nationality: Non-Chinese citizens can apply for these scholarships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: In order to be eligible for doctoral, Masters and undergraduate programme applicants must possess the following qualifications:

  • 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 Requirement: 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.

China Scholarships

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

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

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Scholarships for Overseas University Students to Study in Czech Republic, 2017

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Deadline: January 31, 2017.

South Moravian Center for International Mobility (JCMM) is offering scholarships for foreign students from the third countries out of European Union. Scholarships are awarded for pursuing PhD studies or follow-up master studies in technical and natural science at partner universities in Brno, Czech Republic.

South Moravian Centre for International Mobility (JCMM) is a specialized nonprofit organization which provides support and assistance to talented students and researchers based in the South Moravian Region.

Their aim is to support effectively the incoming of students and researchers into the region and to improve the conditions for further development of talented students studying in South Moravia.

Each applicant must have good knowledge of Czech language before arrival to be able to pass entrance exam at university and start studying in Czech straight after their arrival in Brno.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing PhD studies or follow-up master studies at partner universities in Brno, Czech Republic.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in technical and natural science.

Scholarship Award:

  • Scholarship 7000 Czech crown monthly / approx. 250EUR for the first study year to cover basic living costs (if students achieve good study results during the first study year, they can obtain scholarship straight from the university in the following years). No tuition fee in study programs in Czech language.
  • Free administrative assistance and consultancy – help with university entrance exams procedure and during the first study year in the South Moravian region (diploma recognition, information service, visa, study matters etc.)

Scholarship can be taken in the Czech Republic

Eligibility:

  • Foreign students from the third countries out of European Union pursuing follow-up master or Ph.D. study programs in Czech language, at partner universities in Brno, Czech Republic.
  • Applicants, who have not studied at any of the Czech universities or secondary schools so far, except for preparatory and language courses or short-term study exchange programs. Those, who already have studied in the Czech Republic or have stayed here for minimum 6 months (dated to June 2017), are not eligible to apply.
  • Study programs in technical and natural science are preferred.
  • Good knowledge of Czech language is required (follow up master studies require very good knowledge of Czech language, for Ph.D. studies each faculty has different conditions).

Nationality: Foreign students from the third countries out of European Union can apply for these scholarships.

College Admission Requirement

English Language Requirement: Each applicant must have good knowledge of Czech language before arrival to be able to pass entrance exam at university and start studying in Czech straight after their arrival in Brno.

Europe Scholarships

How to Apply: To apply it is necessary to submit on-line scholarship application form.  The application includes following parts

  • University choice
  • Personal details
  • Contact information
  • Education achieved
  • Reference
  • Foreign languages
  • Further activities
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV) and motivation letter
  • Diploma and diploma supplement

Application Form

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

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Society of Economic Geologists Foundation Fellowships for International Students, 2017

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Deadline: February 1, 2017.

The Society of Economic Geologists Foundation, Inc. (SEGF) is offering Graduate Student Fellowship Program (GSF). These fellowships are open to students from throughout the world with an expressed interest in pursuing graduate studies in economic geology.

The objectives of the Society is to advance the science of geology through the scientific investigation of mineral deposits and mineral resources and the application thereof to exploration, mineral resource appraisal, mining and mineral extraction.

The Society of Economic Geologists, Inc., (SEG) is an international organization of individual members with interests in the field of economic geology.

Course Level: Fellowships are available for pursuing graduate degree programme leading to a Professional Master’s, Master of Science (M.Sc.) and/or Ph.D. degree.

Study Subject(s): Fellowships are awarded in the field of economic geology.

Scholarship Award: The Society of Economic Geologists Foundation, Inc. (SEGF) under its Graduate Student Fellowship Program (GSF) has awarded one-year fellowships, ranging from US$2,500 to US$15,000, each year since 2007 to students who intend to pursue a course of study in economic geology leading to a Professional Master’s, Master of Science (M.Sc.) and/or Ph.D. degree. Students from throughout the world with an expressed interest in pursuing graduate studies in economic geology are encouraged to apply. Awards are competitive and based on merit and qualifications of the applicant.

Scholarship can be taken in the Worldwide

Eligibility:

  • Have completed, or are in the process of completing, a BS or equivalent degree in the geosciences or a related field.
  • Have been accepted, in the process of being accepted, or currently enrolled, as a first-year (ever) graduate student at a recognized college/university offering a graduate program leading to a Professional Master’s, M.Sc., and/or Ph.D. in economic geology as it relates to the study of mineral and ore deposits, geochemistry, or geophysics with applications to minerals exploration and my geology.
  • Applicants who have completed the first year of graduate school, regardless of degree or field of study, are not eligible.
  • Applicants who have been awarded a GSF grant from the SEGF are not eligible.
  • Must be a SEG Student Member.

Nationality: International students can apply for these fellowships.

How to Apply: Applications, references and/or required supporting documentation, should be submitted electronically or if mailed, must be received by the posted application deadline.

Application Deadline: The GSF application submission deadline is 1st February 2017.

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MSc/PhD Positions at Inha University in South Korea, 2017

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Deadline: Not specified

Graduate School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, College of Engineering, Inha University is inviting applications for MSc/PhD Positions.

Inha University is a private research university in South Korea. The campus is located in Incheon near Incheon international airport.

CEPI (Clean Energy Process Integration) Lab. is currently seeking candidates for master or Ph.D. courses in the following research area.

  • Development of reaction kinetics and reactor design
  • New process development
  • Technology development for NOx reduction from industry flue gas
  • Development of dynamic simulation for the design of flare networks
  • Process modeling and dynamic simulation of offshore processes

Course Level: MSc-PhD

Study Subject: Onshore or offshore process modeling and development

Scholarship Award: provided

Scholarship can be taken in South Korea

Eligibility: BSc and / or MSc degree

Nationality; any

College Admission Requirement [Course Admission Requirement] Standard certificates BSc and / or MSc degree

Entrance Requirement: N.A.

Test Requirement [SAT, GRE, GMAT]: N.A. / optional

English Language Requirement [TOEFL/IELTS]: optional

Supporting Material: standard certificates

How to Apply: Email CV to sungwon.hwang-at-inha.ac.kr before official application

Visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details.

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University of Alberta Doctoral Scholarship for International Students in Canada, 2017

The University of Alberta is offering the doctoral scholarship at the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research. This scholarship is open to both Canadian and international students for winter 2017 intake.

The purpose of this scholarship is to recruit superior students at the doctoral level who have the potential to contribute to the University of Alberta’s community and research.

The University of Alberta is a public research university located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It was founded in 1908 by Alexander Cameron Rutherford, the first premier of Alberta, and Henry Marshall Tory, its first president. Its enabling legislation is the Post-secondary Learning Act.

English is the primary language of instruction and communication at UAlberta. All applicants must be proficient in English prior to admission.

Course Level: Scholarship is available for pursuing a full-time doctoral degree program.

Study Subject: Scholarship is awarded to study all the subjects.

Scholarship Award: Scholarships will be offered in increments of $5,000. The department may decide how many increments of $5,000 to offer a student. The award value varies and is indicated in applicant’s original letter of offer.

Scholarship can be taken in Canada

Eligibility: The scholarship will be awarded to students who:

  • Are Canadian citizens, permanent residents or international students
  • Are admitted to a doctoral graduate degree program by the department
  • Will be registered full-time in a doctoral degree program
  • Have an admission GPA of at least 3.7

Nationality: Canadian and international students can apply for this scholarship.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants are normally required to have completed a master’s degree, or its academic equivalent, from an academic institution recognised by the University of Alberta.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirement: English is the primary language of instruction and communication at UAlberta. All applicants must be proficient in English prior to admission.

How To Apply: Nomination consists of a completed Nomination Form which must be sent via e-mail. Supporting documents may include the following:

  • Academic documents (transcripts, degree certificates)
  • English Language Proficiency scores such as IELTS, Pearson, TOEFL, etc. (if applicable)
  • Additional departmental requirements such as:

CV, statement of intent, and writing samples

GRE, GMAT, or other test scores.

Reference letters (Supply names and email addresses of their references in the online application.)

Application Form

Application Deadline: For students with a January 1, 2017, start date, the deadline is November 1, 2016.

Scholarship Link

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Postgraduate Study at Harvard University with Academy Scholars Program for 2016/17

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Deadline: October 1, 2016

The Academy Scholars Program identifies and supports outstanding scholars at the start of their careers whose work combines disciplinary excellence in the social sciences (including history and law) with a command of the language, history, or culture of non-Western countries or regions. Their scholarship may elucidate domestic, comparative, or transnational issues, past or present.

The Academy Scholars are a select community of individuals with resourcefulness, initiative, curiosity, and originality, whose work in non-Western cultures or regions shows promise as a foundation for exceptional careers in major universities or international institutions.

Academy Scholars are appointed for two years by The Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies and are provided time, guidance, and access to Harvard University facilities. They receive substantial financial and research assistance to undertake sustained projects of research and/or acquire accessory training in their chosen fields and areas. The Senior Scholars, a distinguished group of senior Harvard University faculty members, act as mentors to the Academy Scholars to help them achieve their intellectual potential.

This program is open to all recent PhD recipients and doctoral candidates.

 Eligibility Requirements:

The Academy Scholars Program is open to scholars from all countries and citizenships.

We consider applicants who are already enrolled in or who have recently completed a PhD or equivalent doctoral program in the social sciences. Predoctoral candidates must have finished all field research and be in the writing stage of their dissertation at the time of application. If you have completed a PhD program, the PhD completion date must be within three years of our October 1 application deadline.

Worth:

Each year four to five Academy Scholars are named for two-year appointments. Academy Scholars are expected to reside in the Cambridge/Boston area for the duration of their appointments unless traveling for pre-approved research purposes.

Postdoctoral Academy Scholars will receive an annual stipend of $67,000, and predoctoral Academy Scholars will receive an annual stipend of $31,000. This stipend is supplemented by funding for conference and research travel, research assistants, and health insurance coverage. Some teaching is permitted but not required.

Applications are welcome from qualified persons without regard to nationality, gender, or race

Application Procedure

All application materials need to arrive by the deadline of October 1. We do not accept late applications.

The completed application will include:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Curriculum vitae (CV) or resumé
  3. Research proposal (2500 word maximum)
  4. Official PhD program transcript
  5. Three letters of recommendation (uploaded through the online application)

Letters should be addressed to the “Selection Committee.”
Letters of recommendation need to arrive by the deadline of October 1.

The online application is accessed through the homepage of The Harvard Academy’s website. All parts of the application are submitted online.

Questions should be emailed to:
applicationinquiries@wcfia.harvard.edu

For More Information:

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KAS Scholarships for International Applicants at Universities in Germany

KAS Scholarships for International Applicants

 

Deadline: July 15, 2016.
The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) is offering scholarships to master students and graduates to study and research at universities in Germany. International applicants are eligible to apply for these scholarships.

The Sponsorship Program for Foreign Students (Ausländerförderung) is aimed at international students and graduates who have acquired a university degree in their home country and who intend to complete postgraduate or master studies, doctoral studies or a research stay at a university in Germany.

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) is a political foundation, inspired by Christian democratic values, committed to fostering democracy and the rule of law, to implementing social and market-economic structures and to promoting human rights in Europe and worldwide.

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.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing master, postgraduate, and doctoral studies.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in all subjects.

Scholarship Award: Scholarships offers:

  • Duration and level of funding vary for different types of studies. Graduates (master or postgraduate students) receive a monthly scholarship of € 750. The standard funding period is two years. After having obtained unconditional admission to doctoral studies at a German university, PhD-students receive a monthly scholarship of € 920. The standard funding period for Ph.D. scholars is three years. We also fund research stays in Germany with duration of at least 6 months by the same amount (€ 920) under the condition that the applicant holds a university degree comparable to the German Master’s degree and provides evidence of at least two years of work experience in the academic field.
  • Besides the monthly scholarship payments, they offer multiple subsidies for our scholars. On request, we subsidise health care insurance of up to the amount of € 120 per month. Also, we pay a family supplement provided that you and your spouse live together in one place in Germany for at least three months and that his/her income does not exceed the amount of € 450 per month. We grant a supplement of € 184 per month for children living with you in Germany. Prerequisites are the submission of an official German translation of the child’s birth certificate and the official rejection of your demand for public child allowance. PhD-scholars can apply for financial assistance for foreign research stays although we do not fund participation in congresses or symposia.
  • Fees resulting from courses at the university in Germany that are directly related to your studies can be refunded up to the amount of € 500 per semester. In contrast, we do not refund regular semester fees resulting from matriculation or annual re-registration.

Scholarship can be taken in Germany

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for scholarship:
The Sponsorship Program for Foreign Students (Ausländerförderung) is aimed at international students and graduates who have acquired a university degree in their home country and who intend to complete postgraduate or master studies, doctoral studies or a research stay at a university in Germany. Applicants should

  • Be able to provide evidence of above average academic performance
  • Bring broad general education and distinct interest in political issues
  • Have a positive attitude towards democracy and human rights
  • Have been actively engaged in voluntary work for the benefit of the people and the society in their home countries
  • Be open to developing their personal points of view and practice tolerance towards those with different beliefs
  • Be highly motivated and be able to convince us with their own plans and potential.

Our scholarships consist not only of financial assistance but also include a program of ideational support. We expect our scholars to participate actively in this program throughout the eligibility period, including

  • The participation in at least four multi-day seminars of our annual agenda,
  • Regular attendance and active participation in the meetings of the regional scholar group at their university.

The activities of these regional scholar groups offer a unique opportunity to enter into an interdisciplinary, political and personal exchange with other scholars, alumni and representatives of our foundation at the universities, the so-called “Vertrauensdozenten”.

After finishing their studies in Germany, the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung expects its former scholars to contribute actively to the development of their home country’s relations with the Federal Republic of Germany.

Important information regarding the formal application requirements

  • The minimum period in our scholarship program is one year and the remaining length of applicants studies or research in Germany has to be at least two semesters. They do not provide support for bachelor studies. Only students in master, postgraduate or doctoral studies are eligible for our scholarship program.
  • Students in Medicine or Pharmacy can only apply after having completed their intermediate exam in Germany or when having achieved a comparable stage of their studies in another country. Human or dental medicine specialist training or postgraduate research stays in Germany cannot be supported.
  • Persons having already achieved a doctorate are not eligible for a scholarship.
  • There is an age limit of 30 years for all applicants.
  • Our program of ideational support and the activities of the regional scholar groups are held in German. For this reason, a sufficient knowledge of the German language (level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) is obligatory for all scholars even if the courses of their planned studies are taught in English. In general, our scholars take and pass the DSH exam (Deutsche Sprachprüfung für den Hochschulzugang – German Exam for College Admission) or the DaF-test (Deutsch als Fremdsprache – Test of German as a foreign language) with a high rating before the beginning of their university studies in Germany. In exceptional cases and for highly qualified applicants only, we financially support German language courses as preparation for studies in Germany.

Nationality: International applicants are eligible to apply for these scholarships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: There is an age limit of 30 years for all applicants.

English language Requirements: The program of ideational support and the activities of the regional scholar groups are held in German. For this reason, a sufficient knowledge of the German language (level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) is obligatory for all scholars even if the courses of their planned studies are taught in English.

How to Apply: Please download and fill out the application form and attach the following documents:

  • A meaningful CV in tabular form including details about your previous voluntary work or social commitment
  • Copies of your examination certificates in German translation if the originals are not in English
  • Copies of your studies performance records if you have been studying at a University in Germany
  • Proof of German language skills
  • An informal academic letter of recommendation: This opinion should provide information about your academic qualifications and potential; it should not be older than two months. The author has to be a university professor or teacher holding a doctoral degree.
  • An informal letter of recommendation concerning the applicant’s personality: This opinion should focus on your personality and interests as well as on your understanding of values and your social commitment. The author cannot be the same as that providing the academic letter of recommendation.
  • Certificate of admission or matriculation from your university in Germany
  • Two passport photographs: If applying for a doctoral scholarship, please attach additionally
  • A detailed description of your doctoral thesis: This exposé, written in German or English (4-5 pages), should outline the central research question of your proposed project, its scientific relevance, your theoretical approach and the motives behind your choice of the research subject. It should also contain a work and time schedule and a bibliography.
  • A second academic letter of recommendation: This second opinion should be written by the supervisor of your doctoral thesis, providing you already have one. It replaces the letter of recommendation concerning the applicant’s personality.

Application Form Link

Application Deadline: The application period for 2016 will be open from June to July 15.

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UCSI University Malaysia Scholarships for International Students, 2016

 

Deadline: July 23, 2016

Applications are invited for UCSI University Trust Graduate Scholarship for August 2016 intake. These scholarships are open to qualified Malaysian and international candidates enrolled in any of the master’s degree or doctorate programmes at UCSI University.

The main objective of the scholarship is to provide high quality, comprehensive educational and training opportunities that are compatible to changing needs of the students.

UCSI University was established in 1986. Originally the Canadian Institute of Computer Studies, the school has evolved with accreditation. In 1990, it became Sedaya College, later Sedaya International College. In 2003 it became University College Sedaya International (UCSI), and in 2008 when it became a full university was renamed UCSI University. UCSI University is situated in the centre of Kuala Lumpur.

UCSI University is a vibrant community of learning and scholarship. With more than 10,000 students from 80 different countries, the University stands out as a melting pot of diversity and learners will supplement their pursuit of knowledge with a keen sense of cultural appreciation-a vital trait in today’s borderless world.

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

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing full-time master’s or doctorate programme by research at UCSI University.

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

Scholarship Award: Successful applicants will be awarded full or partial tuition fee waiver with a monthly stipend for the duration offered to study postgraduate at UCSI University. Scholarship quantum to be decided by the Selection Committee.

Scholarship can be taken in Malaysia

Eligibility: Applicants must meet the following guidelines:

  • Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree – at least 2nd upper class with honours or its equivalent, or a Master’s degree from a recognised university.
  • Applications are opened to Malaysian and International students pursuing full-time postgraduate studies at UCSI University.
  • Applications must be supported and recommended by the respective faculty and HOD of the programme who is responsible for the supervision and assessment of the candidate’s postgraduate studies.

Nationality: Malaysian and international candidates can apply for these graduate scholarships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree – at least 2nd upper class with honours or its equivalent, or a master’s degree.

Test Requirement: No

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

How to Apply: Applications should be sent by post.

Application Form

Application Deadline: The application deadlines are 23 July 2016 (For August 2016 intake and 6 August 2016 (For September 2016 intake).

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Postdoctoral Paid Position at National Research Tomsk Polytechnic, Russia

 

Deadline: Not specified
National Research Tomsk Polytechnic is inviting applications for the postdoctoral research project. The successful applicant will work on the research project entitled ‘Green wireless communications for future wireless networks’ under the supervision of Dr.  Nalin Jayakody.

The proposed research project Focuses on the development of advanced energy harvesting techniques and network coding (physical layer) operations in order to design cooperative communication protocols suitable for future wireless networks.

Applicant must be fluent in English.

Course Level: Scholarship is available to undertake postdoctoral programme.

Study Subject: Green wireless communications for future wireless networks

Scholarship Award: 60 000 RUB/month, additional bonuses are possible depending upon achievements

Scholarship can be taken in the Russia

Eligibility: 

  • The applicant is required to have a PhD degree in Communications/Electronic/Electrical engineering, computer science or a related discipline. Applicant who is close to hand in his/her Ph. D. thesis may also apply;
  • Applicant should possess strong mathematical, analytical and programming skills;
  • Applicant must be fluent in English: fluent reading of scientific literature in English is desirable;
  • Applicant must have publications in the scientific journals with the impact factor > 1, h-index is not less than 2, and articles published in journals that are included in the database Web of Science and / or Scopus.

Nationality: Any nationality can apply for the position.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Candidates should have a PhD degree in Communications/Electronic/Electrical engineering, computer science or a related discipline.

English Language Requirements Applicant must be fluent in English: fluent reading of scientific literature in English is desirable;

How to Apply: To apply, please send your CV, a transcript of university study and a cover letter specifying your interest and research.

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University of Oslo Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Evolutionary Ecology, Norway

 

Deadline: July 7, 2016
The Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis (CEES), Department of Biosciences is inviting applications for a three-year postdoctoral research fellowship. Norwegian applicants can apply for this fellowship.

The main purpose of post-doctoral research fellowships is to qualify researchers for work in top academic positions within their disciplines.

The University of Oslo is the oldest, largest and most prestigious university in Norway, located in the Norwegian capital of Oslo. UiO attracts students and researchers from all over the world.

The candidate must have a Ph.D. or other corresponding education equivalent to a Norwegian doctoral degree in Molecular Biology.

Course Level: Fellowship is provided for pursuing the postdoctoral program.

Study Subject: Fellowship is tenable in evolutionary ecology at the University of Oslo in Norway.

Scholarship Award: Position code 1352, Pay Grade: 57 – 65 (NOK 483 700 – 560 700 per year, depending on qualifications and seniority).

Scholarship can be taken in Norway

Eligibility: Fellow should meet the following criteria in order to be eligible

  • The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences has a strategic ambition of being a leading research faculty. Candidates for these fellowships will be selected in accordance with this, and expected to be in the upper segment of their class with respect to academic credentials.
  • Applicants must hold a PhD-degree (or another corresponding education equivalent to a Norwegian doctoral degree) and document solid experience in evolutionary biology. The candidate will work in close collaboration with the rest of the project team and it is expected that the candidate will stay for at least the first year with the collaborating institutions in France.
  • They are seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral candidate that will be able to manage in parallel the continuation and improvement of the selection experiment, data analysis, and modeling, and publication of articles in high-ranking journals. Experience with lab work, data analysis (R programming language and statistical modeling), and in handling pedigree and quantitative genetics data is particularly appreciated.

Nationality: Norwegian applicants can apply for this fellowship.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must hold a PhD-degree (or other corresponding education equivalents to a Norwegian doctoral degree) and document solid experience in evolutionary biology. The candidate will work in close collaboration with the rest of the project team and it is expected that the candidate will stay for at least the first year with the collaborating institutions in France.

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online. The application must include

  • Application letter including a statement of interest, briefly summarizing your scientific work and interest and describing how you fit the description of the person we seek
  • CV(summarizing education, positions, pedagogical experience, administrative experience and other qualifying activity)
  • Copies of educational certificates and transcript of records
  • A complete list of publications and up to 5 academic works that the applicant wishes to be considered by the evaluation committee
  • Names and contact details of 2-3 references (name, relation to candidate, e-mail, and telephone number)

Please remember that all documents should be in English or a Scandinavian language.

Application DeadlineApplication deadline is 7 July 2016.

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Charles Darwin University VCIHAS Scholarships in Australia, 2017

 

Deadline: October 15, 2016
Charles Darwin University is offering a limited number of 50% and 25% tuition fee scholarships for international students. Scholarships are available to undertake undergraduate or postgraduate coursework degree programme at CDU.

The aim of the VCIHAS Scholarships is to enable and encourage academically able international students.

Charles Darwin University is an Australian public university with about 22,083 students as of 2011. It was established in 2003 after the merger of the Northern Territory University of Darwin, the Menzies.

Applicants must have demonstrated the record of academic excellence and high achievement in previous relevant studies and qualifications.

Course Level: 
Scholarships are available to undertake undergraduate or postgraduate coursework degree programme at Charles Darwin University.

Study Subject: Scholarships are offered in diverse fields to help students in upgrading their education.

Scholarship Award: CDU offers a limited number of 50% and 25% tuition fee scholarships for international students.

Scholarship can be taken in the  Australia

Eligibility: Eligible applicants must

  • A demonstrated record of academic excellence and high achievement in previous relevant studies and qualifications
  • Must meet the University’s academic and English entry requirement
  • An unconditional offer (SVP cleared) of admission to the degree at CDU for Semester 1, 2017
  • Not hold a scholarship from an Australian or foreign sponsoring agency
  • Submitted a completed application for the scholarship by 15 October 2016 for commencement in Semester 1, 2017
  • Applicants must not hold a current Australian Citizenship, Australian Permanent Resident or New Zealand Citizenship

Nationality: International students are eligible to apply for these scholarships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have demonstrated the record of academic excellence and high achievement in previous relevant studies and qualifications.

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: Download the Vice-Chancellor’s International High Achiever’s Scholarship Application Form and submit with their application for admission to a degree program at CDU. Please note: the VCIHAS scholarships are very competitive and meeting the minimum eligibility standards? described above does not guarantee that they will be awarded a scholarship.? All applicants who meet the minimum eligibility standards will be included in the selection process. The decision of the University selection panel is final. Application for the VCIHAS scholarship will not be considered unless the following documents have been submitted:

  • Application and all required supporting documents for the chosen degree course at CDU
  • Copy of passport
  • Proof of English language proficiency (meeting University’s requirement)
  • Letter of support from two academic referees
  • Application Form for Vice-Chancellor’s International High Achiever’s Scholarship

Application Form

Application Deadline: Applications for spring 2017 close on 15 October 2016.

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