University of Wollongong Scholarship for International Students in Australia, 2016

 

Deadline: October 17, 2016

The University of Wollongong, Australia calls for applications for Higher Degree Research (HDR) scholarships 2016-2017 open to domestic and international students.

The scholarship aims to provide professional and efficient service to students and staff on all Higher Degree Research (HDR) candidature matters, including orientation, enrollment, and re-enrolment, leave.

The University of Wollongong is a University of international standing with an enviable record of achievement in teaching and research. It is conveniently located in one of the most beautiful settings in Australia, just an hour’s drive south of Australia’s largest city, Sydney.

Students and staff at Wollongong come from diverse backgrounds, many from overseas. They share a culture that respects openness, inclusiveness, collegiality and diversity. The university is proud of its talented, motivated and energetic staff – many of whom are leaders in their field nationally and internationally. The university provides a real focus on the student experience and understands that each student comes with an individual dream: to learn about and reach beyond their field of interest; to explore many different experiences that will help them choose their future directions; and also to meet others and enjoy a very special time in their lives.

The University of Wollongong will continue to explore, develop and use human and technological capacity for the benefit of its region, the nation and the international community.

Since its establishment, the university has conferred more than 100,000 degrees, diplomas and certificates. Its students, originally predominantly from the local region, are now from over 140 countries, with international students accounting for more than 30 percent of total.

 

All students are required to meet the UOW English language requirement for their course. Results in major international tests are accepted, including IELTS, TOEFL, Pearsons and Cambridge.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing a research program.

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

Worth of Award

  • University Postgraduate Award (UPA): Stipend for 2015: $25,849 non-taxable
  • International Postgraduate Tuition Award (IPTA): Awards cover full tuition costs for international students for up to 4.5 years.

Eligibility

  • Applicants must have bachelor’s degree with First Class Honours or equivalent results.
  • Both domestic and international students can apply for these scholarships.

How to Apply

Complete and submit an application for Higher Degree Research online. In order to submit your application, you will be required to attach supporting documentation, including your certificate of English proficiency (if applicable) and academic qualifications obtained or currently being undertaken.

Deadline: The application deadline is for the autumn session is 17th October 2016.

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Cardiff University International Scholarship Funds for Master Programme, 2016

 

Deadline: July 31, 2016.

School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the Cardiff University is offering international scholarship funds for the master program. Self-funded overseas students who have applied for Cardiff University’s Masters of Pharmacy (MPharm, UCAS code B230) program for entry in 2016 are eligible to apply for these scholarships.

Cardiff is established as one of Britain’s leading universities. Its ambition is to be among the top 100 universities in the world and top 20 in the UK.

The university is consistently recognised as providing high quality research-based university education and was ranked 122nd in the world by the QS World University Rankings 2015–16, as well as achieving the highest student satisfaction rating in the 2013 National Student Survey for universities in Wales. The research of Cardiff was ranked 5th overall in the UK in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, with some areas ranked top in the country.

Cardiff University continues the tradition of all three of its former institutions in providing high quality research-based education in Wales, as shown in its five-year standing as the best centre of excellence in Wales in the Sunday Times League Tables. Cardiff is also the only university in Wales to be a member of the Russell Group of Research Intensive Universities. Cardiff is by far the strongest research-focused university in Wales. In the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise, 33 out of the 34 research areas submitted by the University for assessment were shown to be undertaking research that includes world-leading work.

In the case of applicants whose first language is not English, competence in the English language is also a criterion of admission.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing masters program.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in the field of Pharmacy.

Scholarship Award: The total value of the scholarship is £5,000, with £2,000 to be paid in the first year of the MPharm program and the remaining £3,000 paid as £1,000 installments in years 2, 3 and 4 of the program. The annual amount paid will not be subject to inflationary increases.

Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility: Self-funded overseas (by fee status) students who have applied for Cardiff University’s Masters of Pharmacy (MPharm, UCAS code B230) program for entry in 2016 are eligible to apply for the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences’ International Scholarship Scheme. Applicants applying for entry to the MPharm in 2017 will be eligible to apply to 2017 entry scheme.

Nationality: International students can apply for these scholarships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement:
Typical A level offer: ABB/AAB, including Chemistry and at least one other science subject, preferably Biology, Mathematics or Physics
Typical Welsh Baccalaureate offer: WBQ core will be accepted in lieu of the non-Science A-level (at the grades specified above).
Typical International Baccalaureate offer: 34 points including a score of 6 in Chemistry, and Physics, Mathematics or Biology at Higher Level

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirement: The majority courses request an IELTS score of 6.5 or 7.0.

How to Apply: Applicants should apply online.

Application Deadline: The deadline for application is 31st July 2016.

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Multimedia Journalism Scholarships for International Students in China, 2017

 

Deadline: July 30 2016
The University of Bolton, together with Beijing Foreign Studies University are offering two fully funded postgraduate scholarships for international students in Multimedia Journalism for the 2016/17 academic year.

The MA in International Multimedia Journalism develops practical skills and critical thinking for journalists and storytellers so they can deliver both short-form and long-form projects on digital platforms.

The course is based in Beijing and is a collaboration between the Beijing Foreign Studies University and the University of Bolton in the UK, with the degree awarded by the University of Bolton. For each annual cohort, we aim to recruit 10 International students and 10 Chinese students each year to work together.

If English is not applicant’s first language they will also need IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent).

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing full-time master’s program.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in the field of Multimedia Journalism.

Scholarship Award: Recipient’s £7,500 tuition fees will be waived in full. Please note all other costs including accommodation, living expenses and flights to and from Beijing, plus equipment is not included in the scholarship and must be covered by students. Students must have a basic equipment set-up on starting the course. This can be purchased for around £1,000 pounds.

Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility: To be eligible for the scholarship, the applicants must meet the criteria for standard entrance requirements. A strong portfolio and commitment to the area of study are of greater value than educational background. If they do not have relevant education qualifications but students do have significant experience in the field of journalism or communications, and they are able to present a strong portfolio as part of their application, they will be a strong candidate. Chinese citizens are not eligible for the scholarship.

Nationality: Domestic Chinese nationals are not eligible for scholarships. The scholarship is open to international students from all other countries worldwide.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants should have one of the following, or their international equivalents: at least what in the UK is called an upper second class honours degree (2.1) in a relevant subject; or at least an upper second class honours degree in any subject and significant professional experience in the industry; or at least an upper second class honours degree in a related subject with a major project in a relevant subject.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirement: If English is not applicant’s first language they will also need IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent).

How to Apply: Applicants should mail their completed application form with links to Sharron Lovell. To apply for a scholarship, they will need to complete all the materials outlined below. Applications that do not include all requested materials will not be considered.

  • A fully completed scholarship application form, as a word or PDF document – including:
  • A personal statement explaining how their academic background, work experiences and/or extra-curricular activities relate to the IMMJ course, and what their expect to gain from studying this course (500 words maximum).
  • A plan outlining their future development and how they intend to use the knowledge and experience gained through the course to contribute towards the development of their career and profession as a whole. (500 words maximum).
  • Summary of their financial need, including details of any other sources of funding they expect to receive and any special circumstances affecting their need for financial assistance. (300 Words)
  • A link to an online portfolio. The link must point to a concise gallery (20-30 images) and/or 2-3 videos that exhibit their best work. Text, audio or infographics materials may also be submitted.

Application Form

Application Deadline: The deadline for application is 30th July 2016.

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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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The United Nations & The Nippon Foundation of Japan Fellowship Programme, 2016

 

Deadline: 9 September 2016
Human Resources Development and Advancement of the Legal Order of the World’s Oceans

The objective of the fellowship is to provide opportunities for advanced education and research in the field of ocean affairs and the law of the sea, and related disciplines including marine science in support of management frameworks, to Government officials and other mid-level professionals from developing States, so that they may obtain the necessary knowledge to assist their countries to formulate comprehensive ocean policy and to implement the legal regime set out in UNCLOS and related instruments.

Upon completion of the fellowship, fellows should have an advanced awareness and understanding of key issues and best international practices in ocean affairs and are expected to return to their home-countries to contribute their experience to assist with the effective implementation of UNCLOS and related instruments and programmes.

Programme Structure

The 9-month Fellowship Programme is composed of two consecutive phases which provide Fellows with advanced and customized research and training opportunities in their chose fields:

  • Phase One: 3-month Research and Training – normally undertaken at DOALOS at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.
  • Phase Two: 6-month Advanced Academic Research and Study – undertaken at one of the prestigious participating Host Institutions and under the guidance of subject matter expert(s) who have recognized in-depth expertise in the Fellows’ chosen field of study.

Eligibility Requirements:

 Candidates must:
  • Be Nominated by their Government, employer or competent organization;
  • Be between the ages of 25 and 40;
  • Possess a first university degree in a related discipline, and have a demonstrated ability to undertake independent advanced research and studies in an academic context;
  • Be mid-level professionals who can demonstrate the they work directly on ocean issues;
  • Be in a position to accept placement with host institutions for a period of no less that nine consecutive months;
  • Be in a position to obtain all relevant visas including transit visas.
  • The Programme is conducted in English and can accommodate Francophone fellows.

Application Procedure:

  • Do you work directly on law of the Sea and Ocean Affairs issues, including marine scientific aspects?
  • Could you benefit from a nine-month research and study fellowship which will provide you with the opportunity to develop your knowledge and skills?
  • Will your Government or employer or competent organization confirm the above by nominating you?

For more visit the Official Webpage UN/Nippon Foundation.

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Auckland University of Technology Scholarships For International Students, New Zealand

 

Deadline: February 17, 2017
The Auckland University of Technology is pleased to offer doctoral scholarships for full-time domestic and international students. These scholarships are awarded to pursue Doctor of Education or Doctor of Philosophy programme within the Faculty of Culture and Society.

The Faculty of Culture and Society encourages and supports innovative interdisciplinary research.

AUT is a contemporary New Zealand university focused on providing exceptional student opportunities and learning experiences, and graduate success in a context stimulated by impactful research and industry connectivity.

The minimum IELTS (Academic) scores required for doctorate is 6.5 overall with 7 in writing and all other bands 6.0 or higher.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing Doctor of Education or Doctor of Philosophy programme.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded within the Faculty of Culture and Society.

Scholarship Award: The scholarships include

  • A Stipend of $10,000
  • Tuition fees (120 points per annum) and Student Services Levy. The scholarship does not cover compulsory insurance for international students.

Scholarship can be taken in the New Zealand

Eligibility: Applicants must meet the following guidelines:

  • The scholarships are open to all eligible Domestic and International postgraduate students. Applicants must meet the following requirements:
  • Applicants must meet the entry criteria for the Doctor of Education or Doctor of Philosophy programme at AUT in the Faculty of Culture and Society.
  • Applicants must be enrolling or be enrolled in a doctoral programme of study and be prepared to commit to their research full-time in the School of Education.
  • The applicant’s proposed field of study must be one where the School of Education has the expertise and capacity to offer supervision.

Nationality: The scholarships are open to domestic and international students.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must meet the normal admission criteria to the doctoral programme, including, minimally, second class (first division) honours or equivalent and English language proficiency as stated in the Academic Calendar.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirement: The minimum IELTS (Academic) scores required for doctorate is 6.5 overall with 7 in writing and all other bands 6.0 or higher.

How to Apply: Eligible applicants for this scholarship must apply through the online portal for the Faculty and Culture and Society Strategic Research Scholarship and state the area of study they are applying for. Applicants will be asked to upload.

  • A brief curriculum vitae (CV) – a maximum of 2-3 pages
  • Academic transcripts and certificates for any previous tertiary study completed at a university other than AUT University
  • A brief outline of the applicant’s research proposal (no more than 2 pages including references).

Referees’ statements

  • Two referees’ reports will be requested through the application portal.
  • A letter of support from your proposed primary supervisor or Head of Programme must also be requested if they have not acted as a referee.

Application Form

Application Deadline: The application deadline is 25th February 2017.

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University of Italian Switzerland Master’s Research Scholarships, 2016

 

Deadline: September 1, 2016
The Master’s Research Scholarship (MaRS) program provides short-term scholarships to support visiting masters students to work on research projects in the Faculty of Informatics of the University of Italian Switzerland (USI).

Participating students visit USI for one semester to work on a research project under the guidance of a USI faculty member with the objective of applying the work towards a master’s thesis at the student’s home university.

The Faculty of Informatics at University of Italian Switzerland (USI) stands out as a centre of competence in advanced informatics. The Faculty aims to train informatics experts that are interdisciplinary in approach, with abstract thinking and generalisation skills, a sound knowledge in the application fields of information technologies, as well as project management and teamwork abilities.

The candidate should have a very good command over the English language.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing research programme.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in the Faculty of Informatics of the University of Italian Switzerland (USI).

Scholarship Award: Each scholarship recipient will receive 5,000 CHF to help cover travel and living expenses for the visiting student for the duration of their stay.

Scholarship can be taken in Switzerland

Eligibility: To apply, students should first consult the published list of research groups and topic proposal. Students must indicate one or more topics of interest in their application.

Nationality: International applicants can apply for these scholarships.

How to Apply: Students should send their applications via email. Applicants must submit the following documents:

  • CV
  • transcript of grades (Master)
  • letter of support from a professor at their home university
  • motivation letter
  • a copy of passport

Application Deadline: The application deadline is September 1, 2016

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Scholarship for International Students in Switzerland at IMD, 2017

 

Deadline: September 30, 2016.
International Institute for Management Development (IMD) is pleased to offer approximately 17 CHF500’000 scholarships to study MBA program. International applicants can apply for these scholarships.

The aim of the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) MBA is to enable and encourage academically able students from any nationality. IMD’s vision is to be the best in the world at enabling the development of successful global leaders – individuals, teams, and organisations.

The IMD MBA is designed to ensure that applicant’s master the fundamentals needed in business today and increase their self-awareness so that they can confidently select adequate responses to business challenges worldwide.

Applicants must have bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited institution.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing masters degree program at IMD College in Switzerland.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded for MBA course at IMD College in Switzerland.

Scholarship Award: The total amount of scholarships available each year is around CHF500’000. The maximum financial aid awarded per admitted candidate is CHF 65,000.

Scholarship can be taken in the Switzerland

Eligibility: Criteria of each scholarship is stated below-

MBA Class Scholarship for Emerging Markets  – CHF 200’000 (to be split between the winners of the scholarship)

For citizens of developing countries to enable young leaders who meet the following criteria to earn the IMD MBA degree.

  • Demonstrate financial need by completing our Financial Aid Application
  • Good academic results (GMAT)
  • Strong reference letters
  • Steady career progression

Staton Scholarship (x 1) CHF 50,000

For applicants from South America (with the exception of Brazil), on condition that the candidate returns to South America for at least three years after graduation.

  • Demonstrate financial need by completing our Financial Aid Application and submit a 750-word essay on:
    The role of entrepreneurship in moving my country forward and my contribution to that goal.

IMD MBA Future Leaders Scholarships (x 3) CHF 30,000

For applicants who demonstrate exceptional leadership understanding.

  • Submit a 750-word essay on:
    It has been said that success in business requires flexibility to be responsive, but also a commitment to a recognized set of values. Discuss using your personal and professional experience.

IMD MBA Alumni Scholarships (x 5) CHF 30,000

One scholarship is awarded to a citizen, but not necessarily current resident, of each region: Asia, Africa/Middle East, Latin America, Eastern Europe and Western Europe/North America/Oceania

  • Demonstrate financial need by completing our Financial Aid Application and submit a 1,000-word essay on:
    Identify one issue in your region / country which you consider a priority to address. Why would you choose this issue? How would you, as a business leader, personally address it and ensure your action has a sustainable impact?
    Essays should be personal and visionary, and include a clear description of how the solution could be implemented in a sustained manner.

Nestlé Scholarship for Women (x 1) CHF 25,000

Preference is given to women from developing countries*.

  • Demonstrate financial need by completing our Financial Aid Application and submit a 750-word essay on:
    Many have argued that greater diversity in the Top Management team of an organisation is good for profits and customers. What would you recommend as ways to achieve greater diversity?

*Employees of Nestlé and its subsidiaries are not eligible

Jim Ellert Scholarship (x 1) CHF 20,000

Preference is given to citizens from Africa, Central and Eastern Europe and the South-Eastern Asian Peninsula.

  • Demonstrate financial need by completing our Financial Aid Application and submit a 500-word essay on:
    Why would I like to do an MBA at IMD?
    The quality of the admission application will also be taken into consideration

Stewart Hamilton Scholarship (x 1) CHF 20,000

For applicants who demonstrate an understanding of corporate governance and corporate responsibility.

  • Demonstrate financial need by completing our Financial Aid Application, read the case study ‘Hollinger and the Downfall of Conrad Black’ and submit a 750-word essay on:
    What failed in the Hollinger corporate governance system and what are your personal learnings from this case study?

IMD MBA Merit Scholarships (x 5) CHF 10,000

Awarded at the discretion of IMD’s Admissions Committee at the time of offer to applicants who demonstrated exceptional qualities throughout the admissions process.

Nationality: International applicants can apply for these scholarships. (MBA Class Scholarship for Emerging Markets-For citizens of developing countries, Staton Scholarship-For applicants from South America (with the exception of Brazil), IMD MBA Alumni Scholarships-Asia, Africa/Middle East, Latin America, Eastern Europe and Western Europe/North America/Oceania, Nestlé Scholarship for Women-Preference is given to women from developing countries, Jim Ellert Scholarship-Preference is given to citizens from Africa, Central and Eastern Europe and the South-Eastern Asian Peninsula)

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: In order to be eligible for the program applicants will need to meet the following criteria.

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited institution
  • Age range 25-35
  • GMAT (80% of our MBA participants score between 620 and 750)
  • A minimum of three years full-time work experience
  • A strong command of written and spoken English
  • At least one language in addition to English

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: In order to apply please ensure that applicants:

  • Use the IMD MBA Scholarship Template to write their essays
  • Complete the MBA Financial Aid Application Form (when requested) and submit their full application to mbafinance-at-imd.org

All essays should reflect applicants personal point of view expressed in their own words if necessary supported by proper citation.

IMD reserves the right not to award a scholarship if the criteria are not met to the satisfaction of the jury/sponsors.

MBA Application Form

Application Deadline: The deadline to apply for any scholarship is September 30, 2016.

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Leslie Eric Paddle Scholarship in Medicine at Melbourne University Australia, 2016

 

Deadline: July 8, 2016
The Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne is pleased to offer Leslie Eric Paddle Scholarship for graduate researchers. The scholarship is available in the field of orthopaedic medicine affecting children.

The University aims to assist Australian and international students who require financial assistance with scholarships.

The University of Melbourne is a public-spirited institution that makes distinctive contributions to society in research, learning and teaching and engagement.

The University’s TOEFL Institution Code is 0974. Please use this code so that  results can be reported to us. Some faculties may accept graduate students with a slightly lower IELTS, TOEFL, Pearson Test of English or CAE score.

Course Level: Scholarship is available for pursuing a research program.

Study Subject: Scholarship is awarded in the field of orthopaedic medicine affecting children.

Scholarship Award: The duration of the scholarship is up to 1 year. The scholarship provides a fortnightly allowance of approximately $26,288 per year (pro rata).

Scholarship can be taken in Australia

Eligibility: To be considered for this scholarship, applicant must

  • Be applying for or enrolled in a graduate research degree in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, and researching in the field of Orthopaedic Paediatrics.
  • Satisfy the faculty’s eligibility standards for course and scholarship.

Nationality: Australian and international citizens can apply for this scholarship.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have completed tertiary studies that are at least equivalent to a 4-year honours degree at an Australian university with a minimum result of first class honours.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirement: The University of Melbourne TOEFL Institution Code is 0974. Please use this code so that results can be reported to us. Some faculties may accept graduate students with a slightly lower IELTS, TOEFL, Pearson Test of English or CAE score.

How to Apply: Application process

  • Review the FRS open for application, Terms and Conditions for Recipients of Faculty Research (Trust) Scholarships (FRS), and determine their eligibility using the information provided.
  • Complete the application form for the relevant scholarships (please apply only for scholarships for which they appear to be eligible) supplying any documents or information requested.
  • Arrange for referees to return their completed report forms to mdhs-scholarships-at-unimelb.edu.au by the Closing Date.
  • Return the form to Research Development by email: mdhs-scholarships-at-unimelb.edu.au by the Closing Date.

Application Form

Application Deadline: The application deadline is 8 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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Law School Scholarships at University of Aberdeen UK, 2016

 

Deadline: June 30, 2016
The University of Aberdeen Law School is inviting applications from two postgraduate students to pursue a one year full-time LLM Energy & Environmental Law with Professional Skills programme, starting in September 2016.

The university of Aberdeen aims to provide a secure and happy environment where trained staff provides a variety of spontaneous and planned activities for children to enjoy, which are designed to enable them to develop a wide range of skills and abilities.

The University of Aberdeen is one of the UK’s most internationally distinguished universities. It has a student population of around 14,500 and a large international community of students drawn from 120 different countries. Today, the School ranked among the UK’s top 10 Law Schools by The Times Good University Guide and achieves high satisfaction ratings in the National Student Survey.

The English Language Requirement for all College of Arts and Social Sciences Masters programmes is an IELTS of 6.5 with 6.0 in the writing and reading (or equivalent TOEFL iBT or PTE).

Course Level: Scholarships are awarded for pursuing full-time master’s programme.

Study Subject: Scholarships are available for LLM Energy & Environmental Law with Professional Skills programme.

Scholarship Award: Each scholarship offers £1,500 towards full-time Home, RUK or International tuition fees for one year.

Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility: To be considered for the University of Aberdeen Law School Scholarships applicants will need to have applied to the University of Aberdeen for a place on a one-year full-time LLM Energy & Environmental Law with Professional Skills programme starting in September 2016. To be awarded a scholarship they must receive and then firmly accept an offer of a place on this postgraduate degree programme.

Nationality: Scholarships are open to both UK/EU and international students.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants require A 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification in Law or another discipline.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirement: The English Language Requirement for all College of Arts and Social Sciences Masters programmes is an IELTS of 6.5 with 6.0 in the writing and reading (or equivalent TOEFL iBT or PTE).

How to Apply: Applicants should apply online.

Application Form

Application Deadline: The application deadline is 30th of June 2016.

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UCD Dublin Masters Scholarship in Veterinary Parasitology in Ireland, 2017

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Deadline: July 31 2016.
An exciting research opportunity in the area of veterinary parasitology is available with a two-year Walsh Fellowship MSc position to work on a collaborative project between the Teagasc Animal & Bioscience Department and University College Dublin.

This project aims to investigate the extent of anthelmintic resistance on beef cattle enterprises in Ireland.

UCD is one of Europe’s leading research-intensive universities; an environment where undergraduate education, masters and Ph.D. training, research, innovation and community engagement form a dynamic spectrum of activity.

Course Level: Scholarship is available for pursuing MSc programme.

Study Subject: Scholarship is awarded in the field of Veterinary Parasitology.

Scholarship Award: The stipend is valued at €22,000 per annum from which fees (approx. €6,000 for EU citizens) must be paid. The position will primarily be based at the Animal & Bioscience Department, Teagasc, Dunsany, Co. Meath and University College Dublin.

Scholarship can be taken in Ireland

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

Applicants should have a 2.1 degree or higher in the following or related subjects: veterinary medicine, animal science, agricultural science, zoology or biology. Candidates must be enthusiastic, willing to work as part of a multidisciplinary team and have a clean drivers licence.

Nationality: Applicants from Europe (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Republic of Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and the UK) are eligible to apply for this studentship.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants should have a 2.1 degree or higher in the following or related subjects: veterinary medicine, animal science, agricultural science, zoology or biology.

English language Requirements: Teaching in Irish Universities is normally through the medium of English; therefore all applicants are required to demonstrate a high level of competence in the English language. Applicants who have not passed English as a subject in the Irish Leaving Certificate Examination must provide evidence of equivalent competence in the English language through their school leaving examination or matriculation examination or by achieving the minimum standard in a recognized English language test.

How to Apply: Interested candidates should forward a letter of interest and CV including the contact details of at least two referees to any of the following contacts:
Dr. Orla Keane
Teagasc Animal & Bioscience
Dept
orla.keane-at-teagasc.ie
Dr. Barbara Good
Teagasc Animal & Bioscience
Dept
Barbara.good-at-teagasc.ie
Dr. Theo DeWaal
School of Veterinary Medicine,
UCD
Theo.dewaal-at-ucd.ie.

Application Deadline: Closing date for applications is 31st July 2016.

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