Facebook AI Research Residency Program in USA for International Students, 2018

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The new Facebook AI Research (FAIR) Residency Program is now available for international students. The Facebook AI Research (FAIR) Residency Program is a one-year research training program with Facebook’s AI Research group, designed to give you hands-on experience of machine learning research.

The AI research residency experience is designed to prepare you for graduate programs in machine learning or to kickstart a research career in the field. This is a full-time program that cannot be undertaken in conjunction with university study or a full-time job.

Facebook is an American for-profit corporation and an online social media and social networking service based in Menlo Park, California. The Facebook website was launched on February 4, 2004, by Mark Zuckerberg and has more than 2 billion users.

  • Course Level: This is a one-year research training program.
  • Study Subject: The residency is ideal preparation for applying to top graduate programs in machine learning. Exceptional performers are welcome to interview for full-time positions at Facebook.
  • Scholarship Award: Residents will be paid a competitive salary.
  • Nationality: International students
  • Number of Scholarships: Not given.
  • Scholarship can be taken in USA (Facebook Menlo Park and New York locations)

Eligibility for the Scholarship: 

Eligible Countries: International students are eligible to apply for this program.

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have a

  • Bachelor’s degree in a STEM field such as Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent practical experience.
  • Completed coursework in Linear Algebra, Probability, Calculus, or equivalent.
  • Coding experience in a general-purpose programming language, such as Python or C/C++.
  • Familiarity with a deep learning platform such as PyTorch, Caffe, Theano, or TensorFlow.
  • Ability to communicate complex research in a clear, precise, and actionable manner.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Research experience in machine learning or AI (as established for instance via publications and/or code releases).
  • Significant contributions to open-source projects, demonstrating strong math, engineering, statistics, or machine learning skills.
  • A strong track record of scholastic excellence.

English Language Requirements: 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.

International Scholarships

Application Procedure: 

How to Apply: To apply to the 2018 Facebook AI Residency Program, you will need to complete the application and submit the following items:

  1. CV/Resume (including links to GitHub, professional web pages, publications, or blog posts as applicable)
  2. Personal statement
  3. Academic grade transcript

Note: All materials must be in PDF format.

Application deadline: January 26, 2018

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Coady Institute Scholarships for Global Youth Leaders Programme in Canada, 2018

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Deadline: April 30, 2018

Applications are invited for the Global Youth Leaders Certificate programme which is a three-week education programme offered at Coady Institute. Applicants from developing countries are eligible to apply for this programme.

This programme enables young development practitioners from developing countries to strengthen their leadership capacities in order to contribute to innovation and change in their organizations and communities.

The Coady International Institute ignites leadership that inspires collaborative effort to address challenges, discover opportunities and create sustainable development at the community level. The Institute is a learning organization dedicated to identifying, developing and disseminating knowledge on effective development practice. As a leader in the study and practice of community-based development, the Coady Institute provides relevant programmes that help others make a positive difference in their own communities.

In order to be eligible applicants must have strong oral and written English language competencies. Candidates who are citizens of countries where English is the language of instruction are not required to provide the documentation.

Course Level: The Global Youth Leaders Certificate is a three-week education programme offered at Coady Institute, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Study Subject: This programme enables young development practitioners from developing countries to strengthen their leadership capacities in order to contribute to innovation and change in their organizations and communities.

Scholarship Award: When a candidate applies for acceptance to the Coady programme, s/he is asked to identify prospective sources of funds to cover all programme-related costs. Once a candidate is accepted into a Coady programme, s/he will be informed of the  level of scholarship support offered as well as the balance of costs for which the candidate is responsible.

Scholarship can be taken at: Canada

Eligibility: Applicants must meet all of the following criteria to be eligible to apply for the Coady educational programme: –
This programme is targeted to young leaders (20-30 years old) from developing countries who are working on development issues. Priority is given to people who:
– Possess a minimum of two years of demonstrated experience in social, environmental or economic development in sectors such as livelihoods or inclusive economic development, food security, environment, access to education and health care, governance, and the rights of girls and women;
– Have great drive and passion for their work, demonstrated through their outstanding contributions in their organizations and communities;
– Are practitioners in civil society organizations including community-based organizations and not-for-profits, or active in public or private institutions, donor/philanthropic agencies, social movements or in a social enterprise/business; AND
– Have strong oral and written English language competencies.

Nationality: Applicants from developing countries are eligible to apply for this programme.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements:  For Coady Institute education programmes, applicants must have:
-some experience in a community-based organization, people’s organization, government department, intermediary organization, NGO or equivalent
-a good working knowledge of English since all courses are taught in English
-a university degree (preferred) and/or relevant education.

Test Requirements: Applicants to the Diploma in Development are required to submit a written acknowledgement of ability to function within an English learning environment. The following are acceptable documents:
-TOEFL test score of at least 550
-Certificate from another accredited English language institute
-A letter of recommendation attesting to English language ability from an instructor in a recognized institution where English was their language of study

English language Requirements: In order to be eligible applicants must have strong oral and written English language competencies.Candidates who are citizens of countries where English is the language of instruction are not required to provide this documentation.

Supporting Material: Applicants must provide the names of two references who will receive emails from the organisation.
If applicants have not completed their education in English they must provide proof of their ability to speak, write and read English.

How to Apply: The mode of application is online.

Diploma applicants applying for scholarship should complete Part 5 of the application:  Organizational Support and Financial Assistance.  Each of the two required references should complete Part 2 of the reference form:   Information on the Candidate’s Development Organization. Certificate applicants applying for scholarship are required to fill out an additional section within the certificate application form.  A reference letter is also required.  The reference letter should be completed by the director of their organization or a recent employer who is familiar with your work and qualifications for this programme. The letter must include the following information: name of applicant, name of reference, their relationship to the applicant.  In addition, the letter must answer these two questions:
-What are the current strengths of the applicant with respect to their work?
-What do student see as the future role of this applicant and how will it benefit their organization?

Application Form

Application Deadline: Application deadline for admission is April 30, 2018.

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UNIL Masters Scholarships in Lausanne Switzerland for Foreign Students, 2017

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Deadline: November 1, 2017

The new UNIL Master Scholarships are available for students who have graduated from a foreign university and whose academic results are very good. Foreign students are eligible to apply for these scholarships.

The University of Lausanne in Lausanne, Switzerland was founded in 1537 as a school of theology, before being made a university in 1890. Today about 13,500 students and 2,200 researchers study and work at the university.

The candidate must be the holder of a degree from a foreign university. Participants must prove a good knowledge of English in their motivation letter (number of years of Language classes taken, specific experience in an English-speaking environment etc.) and IELTS or TOEFL test.

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

Study Subject: All masters UNIL as listed being at www.unil.ch/enseignement/page23109.html

However, it is not possible to apply for the following programs:

  • Master of the School of Medicine
  • Master science and education practices
  • Master in Law from the Universities of Zurich and Lausanne
  • Master of Law in Criminal Justice, Judiciary mention
  • All MAS (3rd cycle programs)

Warning: for the Master of Law (Master of Law), only two endorsements

“International and comparative law” and “legal theory” are open for a postulation on a Master’s scholarship.

Scholarship Award: The scholarship is awarded for the minimum period of the program chosen by the student. It amounts to CHF 1,600. – Per month from 15 September to 15 July (i.e. 10 months per year), for the entire duration of the master’s degree (1 year and a half or 2 years depending on the chosen master), except In case of definitive failure after the first year.

Candidates are made aware of the fact that the amount of the scholarship awarded is not sufficient to live in Switzerland.

Number of Scholarships: UNIL grants ten scholarships a year.

Scholarship can be taken in Switzerland

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

  • Obtain a foreign university degree deemed equivalent to a Bachelor of UNIL before the start of the master program at the UNIL.
  • To have distinguished herself during her studies, notably by particularly brilliant academic results.
  • Have a minimum level of B2 (level according to the global scale of the European Language Portfolio) in French or English depending on the language of instruction of the chosen master.
  • Not already registered at UNIL.
  • To have paid the administrative fee of CHF 200.- (see document “list of documents to be attached to your application file”)

Abandonment of the program results in suspension of the scholarship.

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

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Students must obtain a foreign university degree deemed equivalent to a Bachelor of UNIL before the start of the master program at the UNIL.

English Language Requirements: Students must have a minimum level of B2 (level according to the global scale of the European Language Portfolio) in French or English depending on the language of instruction of the chosen master.

Switzerland Scholarships

How to Apply: Applicants must send their completed application form (refer to the document “list of documents to be attached to your application file”), unbound, by post only.

Application Form

Application Deadline: The deadline for applications is November 1 to start a master’s degree in the next academic year, in the autumn semester or in the spring semester if the program allows. The postmark is valid.

Visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details.

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University of Melbourne Australia International Human Rights Scholarships, 2017

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Deadline: October 31, 2017.

The Human Rights Scholarship was established by The University of Melbourne and awarded to students who are undertaking research in the field of human rights.

The University usually awards two scholarships per year. Eligible applicants are selected on the basis of the area of study in and level of commitment to human rights, academic merit and strength of supporting documentation.

Location: Australia

Benefits

The following benefits apply:

1.Fortnightly living allowance, including limited paid sick, maternity and parenting leave.

2.Relocation grant for students moving to Melbourne from interstate or from outside Australia.

3. The duration of this scholarship is up to two years for students undertaking a Master by research degree and up to three years, with a possible six-month extension, for students undertaking a Doctorate by research degree.

Note that the Human Rights Scholarship does not cover tuition fees for international students.

 Eligibilities

To be considered for this scholarship, you must:

1.Either have applied for and meet the entry requirements for a Master or Doctorate by research degree at the University of Melbourne, or
be currently enrolled in a research degree at the University of Melbourne and have at least 12 months (full-time equivalent) of candidature remaining.

2.Intend to undertake graduate research in the human rights field and be committed to the peaceful advancement of respect for human rights that extends beyond academic studies (such as voluntary work and/or work experience).

3.Have not already completed a research qualification at the same or higher level as the course for which a scholarship is sought.

4.Intend to study as a full-time student unless there are compassionate or compelling circumstances that prevent you from undertaking full-time study
not have previously received a Human Rights Scholarship.

Eligible Regions: Open For All

APPLICATION PROCESS

You must submit an online application for a research degree (if you are not currently enrolled in a research course) and the Human Rights Scholarship in the given link.

Application Deadline: October 31, 2017.

Application Form

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Monash University International Masters Scholarships in Australia, 2017

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Deadline: November 30, 2017.

Monash Business School is now accepting applications for LEE International Excellence in Leadership Scholarship to pursue MBA programme. International students are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

The scholarship is designed to enhance the international diversity of leaders among the MBA cohort.

Monash Business School is a dynamic and progressive academy delivering the highest quality teaching, learning, scholarship and research. Monash Business School is among the 1% of business schools in the world to have achieved the elite ‘triple crown’ of accreditation by the three major global business school accreditation bodies – AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA – and the only Group of Eight university to have done so.

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

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in the field of Business Administration.

Scholarship Award: Each of the two scholarships is valued at up to $16,000.

Number of Scholarships: Two scholarships will be awarded.

Scholarship can be taken in Australia

Eligibility: To be eligible for this scholarship, you must be:

  • An applicant of the Monash MBA Program
  • An international applicant: not a holder of an Australian citizenship, permanent residency, nor a permanent humanitarian visa.

Nationality: International students are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have their previous degree.

English Language Requirements: You should meet one of the following criteria:

  • You have achieved a satisfactory level of performance in an English subject at Year 12 or equivalent level. This means a study score of at least 25 in units 3 and 4 in any VCE English subject.
  • You have studied in an institution where English is the language of instruction and assessment for the entire institution (subject to the details in the University’s admission policy)
  • You have undertaken an English language proficiency test within two years prior to your study commencement date and have achieved the following results:
  • IELTS – minimum test score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6
  • TOEFL – minimum test score of 550 with a Test of Written English score of at least 4.5. Internet based TOEFL overall 79, Writing 21, Listening 12, Reading 13, and Speaking 18
  • Cambridge English Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) Minimum test score required: A grade of ‘A’
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English Minimum test score required: A grade of ‘C’
  • You have successfully completed the Monash University English Language Bridging Program, or equivalent programs, at the appropriate level.

Australia Scholarships

How to Apply: The mode of application is online. The scholarship application process is fully integrated within the three stages of application for admission to the Monash MBA Program: the application, interview, and notification stages.

When completing an online application for admission to the Monash MBA, you will be asked to upload a series of documents, including a personal Statement of Purpose.

If you wish to be considered for the LEE International Excellence in Leadership Scholarship, you must also upload an additional statement – the scholarship application statement – to make your case for consideration for this scholarship.

This scholarship application statement must:

  • Be named the LEE International Excellence in Leadership Scholarship Application
  • Be limited to no more than 500 words
  • Explicitly address each of the three key criteria for this scholarship (noted above).

Application Form

Application Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is November 30, 2017.

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Western Union Foundation Global Scholarship Program, 2017

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Deadline: April 12, 2017

The Western Union Foundation Global Scholarship Program, also referred to as WU Scholars, is a program designed to support young people and their efforts to pursue a post-secondary education.

The WU Scholars program was created to help young people a boost toward a better life. The Western Union Foundation believes education is the surest path to economic opportunity. Educational pursuits to gain knowledge and skills for in-demand, 21st century careers are helping people all over the world climb the economic ladder.

Selected scholarship recipients will receive USD $2,500 each to contribute toward tuition or school fees at an accredited post-secondary institution and will be selected based on criteria relating to the program’s three pillars: Perseverance, Aspiration, and Community.

The Institute of International Education, Inc. (IIE), a US private not-for-profit leader in the international exchange of people and ideas, administers the program on behalf of the Western Union Foundation and its contributors.

Benefits

Selected scholarship recipients will receive USD $2,500 each to contribute toward tuition or school fees at an accredited post-secondary institution.

Eligibilities

  • Scholarships must be used at an accredited post-secondary institution seeking an undergraduate degree.
  • All applicants must be pursuing a degree/field of study in one of the following categories: science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and business/entrepreneurship.
  • All applicants for scholarships must be between the ages of 18 – 26 years of age on June 1, 2017.
  • Application must be submitted in English. Translation services may be used to help non-English speakers submit. You will not be penalized for basic errors.
  • Must be able to demonstrate admittance to an accredited post-secondary institution or have applied for admittance.
  • Must provide a letter of recommendation from a teacher or professor. If a teacher or professor is unable to submit a recommendation on your behalf, you may also use someone who has supervised you in a youth/community group, volunteer position, job/employment situation, etc.
  • Scholarships must be used on programs resulting in an undergraduate degree. Specialized academic programs (study abroad term, stand-alone language acquisition course, service learning, etc.) are not permitted.
  • Scholarships may not be used for advanced degrees, such as Masters, PhD, JD, etc.
  • Scholarships may be used for tuition or school fees during the academic term immediately following scholarship winner selections (estimated in July). Funds cannot be used for room and board or for school supplies.
  • Immediate family members of controlling officers in Western Union, any of its affiliates and non-affiliated nonprofit entities, or its Agents are not eligible to participate in the scholarship program.
  • All other employees and their family members who meet the other eligibility requirements may apply.

Eligible Regions: Open for All.

Visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details.
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China Bachelor, Master and Doctoral Scholarships at Guizhou University, 2017

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Deadline: April 1, 2017.

The Guizhou University is pleased to invite six scholarships for Bachelor, Master and Doctoral studies. These scholarships are open to Sri Lankan Students for pursuing Chinese language study.

The aim of the scholarships is to encourage the study of Chinese language. The scholarships covers tuition waiver, accommodation waiver, free medical insurance and the stated amount of monthly living allowance throughout the study duration.

Guizhou University is a public coeducational university, located in the suburban outskirts of Guiyang. Guizhou University is one of the province’s seven major universities and the flagship institution of higher learning in Guizhou. It is also one of the largest universities in the Southwest of China catering to over thirty thousand students. The university consists of 33 colleges and offers programs of study in 11 academic divisions leading to associate, baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral degrees.

Course Level: These scholarships are available to pursue Bachelor, Master, and Doctoral studies.

Study Subject: These scholarships are awarded in the subject of Chinese language.

Scholarship Award: These scholarships will cover tuition waiver, accommodation waiver, free medical insurance and the stated amount of monthly living allowance throughout the study duration. Other costs including airfare are not covered by the scholarship.

Numbers of Scholarships: Six scholarships are available.

Scholarship can be taken in China

Eligibility: Applicants must meet the following area for these scholarships:

  • Applicants of China can apply for these scholarships.

Nationality: Applicants of China can apply for these scholarships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have previous year degree.

China Scholarships

How to Apply: Applicants can apply via email.

  • Submit all applications and relevant documents to the International Student Affairs Unit via cinta at kln.ac.lk

Application Deadline: The application deadline is April 1, 2017.

Visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details.

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Udall Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship for US Citizens, 2017

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Deadline: March 15, 2017.

The Udall Foundation is offering scholarships to U.S. citizen, U.S. national, or U.S. permanent resident. These scholarships are available in the fields of environment and health care.

The aim of the scholarships is to elaborate the study of environment and health care subjects and give support to students of USA.

Udall Foundation awards scholarships, fellowships, and internships for study in fields related to the environment and to American Indians and Alaska Natives in fields related to health care and tribal public policy; provides funding to the Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy and to the Native Nations Institute to conduct environmental policy research.

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

Study Subject: Udall Scholars come from all majors and fields of study. Recent Udall Scholars have majored in environmental sciences and policy studies, agriculture, political science, natural resource management, sociology, anthropology, American Indian studies, tribal public policy, history, English, theater, landscape architecture, and public health, to name just a few areas.

Scholarship Award: These scholarships consist up to $7,000 for eligible academic expenses. The financial aspect of the Udall Scholarship can be used toward tuition, fees, books and supplies, and room and board. It can be used to cover these expenses at an institution other than your home institution, with additional documentation.

Scholarship can be taken in USA

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

  • Are a sophomore or junior-level college student at a two-year or four-year accredited institution of higher education in the United States, pursuing a bachelor’s or associate’s degree full time during the 2015-2016 academic year; and
  • Are a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, or U.S. permanent resident.
  • See our FAQs on how we define “sophomore” and “junior” and visit Who Should Apply for additional information.

Nationality: U.S. citizen, U.S. national, or U.S. permanent resident are eligible to apply for these scholarships.

College Admission Requirement:

Entrance Requirement: Students are a sophomore or junior-level college student at a two-year or four-year accredited institution of higher education in the United States, pursuing a bachelor’s or associate’s degree full time during the 2015-2016 academic year.

English Language Requirement: Applicants have to give the two leading English language proficiency tests are TOEFL and IELTS.

Undergraduate Scholarships

How to Apply: Applicants can apply through online processor. Applicants must submit copies of relevant enrollment forms, cards, and/or descent documentation such as a Certificate of Degree of Indian or Alaska Native Blood. Descendants of enrolled tribal members must provide proof of their parent’s or grandparent’s enrollment and birth certificates that demonstrate the applicant’s relationship to the enrolled tribal member. Applicants who are members of the First Nations of Canada must submit proof of U.S. permanent residency.

Application Deadline: The deadline of the applications is March 15, 2017.

Visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details.

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9th Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competition in Switzerland, 2017

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Deadline: June 12, 2017

The 9th Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competition will be held at Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland from 18 to 21 July 2017.

You are cordially invited to participate in the 9th Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competition, due to be held from 18 to 21 July 2016, in Palais des Nations, in Geneva, Switzerland. The Competition is presented by the Centre for Human Rights, based at the University of Pretoria, with the support of the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Geneva, in collaboration with the Regional Office for Southern Africa of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (ROSA).

The Competition is open to both undergraduate and master’s degree law students. A team of two students from each university – preferably one woman and one man – is invited to participate. In the preliminary rounds the students submit heads of argument for a hypothetical case, which are assessed by a panel of experts. The best 5 teams from each UN region are then invited to participate in the pre-final and final rounds of the Competition in Geneva. Here, teams have to argue the two sides of the hypothetical case, the Applicant and the Respondent, before a ‘bench’ of human rights experts.

The two best teams proceed to the final round, which is presided over by judges from international courts and tribunals. The Competition will be held in English.

The 2017 Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competition will include a one-day event, designed to expose students to the work of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights as well as the Human Rights Council. This will involve personal interaction with senior staff members of both institutions who are involved key activities and processes. This practical exercise promises to be an eye –opening and personally enriching series of encounters which will add value to what many World Moot participants have already described as the highlight of their university studies.

Visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details.

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Utrecht University Scholarships for International Students in Netherlands, 2017

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Deadline: February 1, 2017.

Applications are invited for Utrecht University Scholarships for the academic year 2017-2018. Approximately 30 scholarships are available for pursuing bachelor or master degree programme at the Utrecht University.

The Utrecht Excellence Scholarship offers a number of highly talented prospective students the opportunity to pursue a degree in a selected number of fields at Utrecht University.

Utrecht University is a university in Utrecht, the Netherlands. It is one of the oldest universities in the Netherlands and one of the largest in Europe.

Since English is the official language at UCU, applicants are required to demonstrate proof of proficiency.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing bachelor or master degree programme.

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

Scholarship Award: The Utrecht Excellence scholarship can be awarded as:

  • Tuition fees or
  • Tuition fees plus 11.000 euro living expenses

As the grant is not automatically a full scholarship, it may be necessary to find additional funding to be able to finance your studies and stay completely. Students requiring a residence permit in the Netherlands must prove to the IND (Immigration and Naturalisation Office) that they have sufficient financial means. Read more about the budget the University advises.

Scholarship can be taken in the Netherlands

Eligibility:

For Bachelor Programme

  • The applicant must meet the eligibility criteria in order to be considered for this scholarship. The applicant should:
  • Not have the Dutch or an EU/EEA nationality and not be eligible for support under the Dutch system of study grants and loans;
  • Hold a non-Dutch secondary school diploma;
  • Have been admitted to the Bachelor’s programme in Economics and Business Economics or to University College Utrecht;
  • Hold a relevant secondary school diploma (for a Bachelor’s programme), or an equivalent thereof;
  • Be able to comply with the conditions to obtain a Dutch visa;

For Masters Programme

  • To be eligible for a Utrecht Excellence Scholarship, you must
  • Belong to the top 10% of your graduating class
  • Hold a non-EU/EEA passport and not be eligible for support under the Dutch system of study grants and loans
  • Have completed secondary school and/or Bachelor degree outside the Netherlands
  • Have applied for an international master’s programme with a start date of September 1, 2017.

Nationality: Non-EU/EEA students can apply for Utrecht Excellence Scholarships.

College Admission Requirement

English Language Requirement: Since English is the official language at UCU, applicants are required to demonstrate proof of proficiency. Accepted are the IELTS test, TOEFL test, Cambridge Certificate:
CAE: B
CPE: C
IELTS Academic: A minimum of 7.0 for all components
TOEFL: Internet-based 100

Netherlands Scholarships

How to Apply: For Master’s students: Applications for the 2017-2018 academic year will open mid-November 2016. After submitting an application for the Master’s programme, non-EU/EEA students will have the option to submit an application for a Utrecht Excellence Scholarship. Students will need to upload the following document:

  • Proof of belonging to the top 10% of your graduating class: an official document issued by your university that proves you are among the top 10% of your graduating class, such as a statement signed and stamped by your University, a reference letter, a class ranking certificate, etc.

For Bachelor’s students

For Master’s students

Application Deadline:

  • Prospective master’s students who wish to be considered for the scholarship must apply before February 1. Application for a scholarship will only be processed if students have submitted an application for a Master’s programme as well. Please note that in some cases students may need to apply before December 1; check the ‘When to apply’ section under Admission and application of master’s programme.
  • It is not possible to apply for the scholarship, but the selection committees review the application files for possible nominees. Prospective Bachelor’s students in Economics and Business Economics who wish to be considered for the scholarship should apply for admission before 1 April.

Visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details.

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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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Islamic Development Bank Prize for Women’s Contribution to Development, 2017

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Deadline: 30 November 2016

Islamic Development Bank Prize for Women’s Contribution to Development , and applications are submitted till 30 November 2016. Applications are invited for IDB Prize available for both individuals and organizations. The prize aims to recognize the essential role of women in managing water resources and thereby, improving the economic and social conditions of their communities. The Prize consists of two cash awards-U.S. $ 50,000 for a woman or a group of women and U.S. $ 100,000 for an organization. To be eligible, women candidate should be engage in activities and /or reside in one of the IDB member countries or in a Muslim community in non-member countries. Full details:

School(Institutions/ Country): | IDB member countries and Muslim community in non-member countries

Level: Prize is available for women who have developed or be actively involved in projects/activities that are innovative and helped to improve access to safe and affordable water.

Field(s):  The theme of prize is “Women’s Contribution to Water Resources Management”.

Funded By: Islamic Development Bank

Beneficiaries(Target Groups):  Islamic Development Bank Prize is targeted for IDB member countries (Guinea Bissau, Libya, Malaysia, Nigeria, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Suriname, Syria, Togo, Turkey, Uganda, Yemen, Tajikistan, Gabon, Indonesia, Gambia, Jordan, Guinea, Iran, Iraq, Kyrgyz, Lebanon, Maldives, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Pakistan,Mozambique, Niger, Palestine, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Algeria, Azerbaijan, Benin, Sierra Leone, Cote dIvoire, Brunei, Djibouti, Tunisia, Uzbekistan, Burkina Faso, Chad, Cameroon, Kazakhstan, Egypt, Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, Albania, Bangladesh, Somalia, Senegal and Comoros) and for Muslim communities in non-member countries.

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

Award No: Not Specified

Scholarship Duration: Not Known

Scholarship covers: The Prize consists of two cash awards;

  1. U.S. $ 50,000 for a woman or a group of women
  2. U.S. $ 100,000 for an organization

The Prize is awarded during the Annual Meeting of the IDB Board of Governors.

Description

The Islamic Development Bank established the IDB Prize for Women’s Contribution to Development in 2006 (1427H) to draw international attention to the vital role women play in developing their communities and the world and in alignment with the recommendations of the IDB Women’s Advisory Panel. The Panel is composed of 12 prominent women recognized as leaders in their fields who advise the Bank on how to enhance women’s participation in the socio-economic development process. The  Islamic Development Bank Prize is awarded annually in order to draw international attention to the vital role women play in developing their communities and the world

Eligibility

The Nominee for Islamic Development Bank Prize must:

  • Be a woman.
  • Engage in activities and /or reside in one of the IDB member countries or in a Muslim community in non-member countries.
  • Hold values and principles and exhibit work that do not conflict with those of the IDB.
  • Have activities that have proven to be effective.
  • Have developed or be actively involved in projects/activities that are innovative and helped to improve access to safe and affordable water.
  • Have work that is exemplary and worthy of emulation.
  • Serve as a role model for other women.
  • Be nominated by an organization

Selection Criteria:

The general criteria applied in selecting and assessing nominations for the Prize for both individuals and organizations include the following:

  • Impact – Individuals and organizations nominated should exhibit projects that have contributed to the improvement of the socio-economic status of women and helped them to build their capacities.
  • Creativity – Individuals and organizations nominated should have projects/activities that are outstanding, innovative and unique
  • Outreach – Individuals and organizations nominated should have mechanisms for extending their projects/activities to surrounding areas to ensure their services are offered to as many women as possible.
  • Sustainability – Individuals and organizations nominated should have projects/activities that are sustainable

Prizes will be awarded during the 41st Board of IDB Governors Meeting scheduled to take place in 1437H ( 2016G)

Scholarship Application Method

  • Applications are submitted by email or post.

Scholarship Applications are due on 30th November 2016.

  • Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website
  • It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

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Amelia Earhart Fellowship Awards in Aerospace Sciences and Engineering for Women Worldwide, 2017

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Deadline: November 15, 2016.

Interested in applying for the Amelia Earhart Fellowship or know someone who may be eligible? Women in aerospace-related sciences and aerospace-related engineering may be eligible for the Zonta International Amelia Earhart Fellowship.

Established in 1938, the Amelia Earhart Fellowship program helps talented women, pursuing advanced studies in the typically male-dominated fields of aerospace-related sciences and engineering, to achieve their educational goals. The Fellowship enables these women to invest in state-of-the-art computers to conduct their research, purchase expensive books and resource materials, and participate in specialized studies around the globe.

The Fellowship of US$10,000, awarded to Fellows around the globe each year, may be used at any university or college in the world offering accredited post-graduate courses and degrees.

Amelia Earhart FellowshipCourse(s) Offered: Aerospace related
Course Level: Graduate (PhD)
Provider: Zonta International
Country to Study in: Any country

Eligibility
Women of any nationality pursuing a Ph.D./doctoral degree who demonstrate a superior academic record in the field of aerospace-related sciences or aerospace-related engineering are eligible.

Applicants must be registered in a full-time Ph.D./doctoral program when funds are received in September and must not graduate before April 2018.

Please note that post-doctoral research programs are not eligible for the Fellowship. Members and employees of Zonta International or the Zonta International Foundation are also not eligibleto apply for the Fellowship.

Note that previous Amelia Earhart Fellows are not eligible to apply to renew the Fellowship for a second year.

Eligible groups
Citizens of ALL countries are eligible

Participating Institutions
Fellowships may be used at any university or college in the world offering accredited post-graduate courses and degrees.

Fields of study
Accredited postgraduate doctoral level courses and degrees in the fields of aerospace-related sciences and aerospace-related engineering

Number of awards
Up to 35 Fellows around the globe are awarded each year.

Since the program’s inception, Zonta International has awarded 1,508 Amelia Earhart Fellowships, totaling more than US$9.3 million, to 1,079 women from 70 countries.

Sponsorship duration
Fellowships are awarded and cover the entire period of the doctoral studies

Scholarship benefits
The Fellowship of US$10,000 is awarded annually to fellows around the globe each year

Method of Application
If you are interested in applying for the Amelia Earhart Fellowship or you know someone who may be eligible, then get them to apply before the deadline date below.

Application Form

The Zonta International Amelia Earhart Fellowship Committee reviews the applications and recommends recipients to the Zonta International Board of Directors. All applicants will be notified of their status by the end of April of the next year following applications.

It is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete information on how to apply to this fellowship.

DEADLINES:
The deadline for applications is 15 November each year. Applications for the 2017 Fellowships must be received or post-marked by 15 November 2016 to be considered.

PLEASE NOTE:
Applications that are incomplete or late due to postal delays will not be considered.

Today, women remain a distinct minority in science and engineering, representing approximately 10 percent of professionals in these fields.

Established in 1938 in honor of famed pilot and Zontian, Amelia Earhart, the Amelia Earhart Fellowship is awarded annually to women pursuing Ph.D./doctoral degrees in aerospace-related sciences or aerospace-related engineering. Amelia Earhart Fellows have gone on to become astronauts, aerospace engineers, astronomers, professors, geologists, business owners, heads of companies, even Secretary of the US Air Force.

Amelia Earhart Fellowships are made possible by generous contributions to the Zonta International Foundation Amelia Earhart Fellowship Fund.

Application Deadline: 15 November 2016
Open to International Applicants: Yes

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University of Ghana General Electric Scholarship for Ghanaian Students, 2016/2017

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Deadline: October 14, 2016
The Students Financial Aid Office (SFAO) is accepting 2016-2017 applications for the award of The GE scholarship for undergraduate students from areas of Computer Science or applied sciences at University of Ghana. Ghanaian applicants are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

The Scholarship covers academic and residential fees, book allowance and out of pocket. In addition leadership training and limited Internship may be offered. Scholarships are renewable annually provided they maintain a Grade Point Average of (GPA) 2.5 or better.

The University of Ghana provides modern educational and research environments that will enable students and researchers to face current challenges and to focus on knowledge as a principle driving force for development.

Course Level: Scholarship is available for pursuing an undergraduate degree.

Study Subject: The Students Financial Aid Office (SFAO) is accepting 2016/17 applications for the award of The GE Scholarship for UG students from areas of need reading BA Computer Science or any of the following Applied Sciences at University of Ghana:

  • School of Engineering: Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering; Bachelor of Science in Material Science and Engineering
  • School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences: Bachelor of Science in Computer Science; Bachelor of Science in Earth Science; Bachelor of Science in Information Technology.

Scholarship Award: The Scholarship covers academic and residential fees, book allowance and out of pocket. In addition leadership training and limited Internship may be offered as long as an excellent academic standard of at least a 2.5 CGPA continues to be met and need is demonstrated.

Scholarship can be taken in Ghana

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

  • Are a Ghanaian.
  • Are a Level 100 student.
  • Obtained an aggregate of 15 or better at the WASSCE.
  • Are able to demonstrate limited family income and/or insufficient funds to cover most or all educational related expenses.
  • Have the will to succeed (determination, perseverance, and success in other pursuits).
  • Are reading BA Computer Science or Basic Applied Sciences in the following areas: BSc in Information Technology, Material Science, and Engineering, Earth Science, Computer Engineering or Computer Science.
  • Will maintain a 2.5 CGPA
  • Are of a Good Conduct.

Nationality: Ghanaian applicants are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants are a Level 100 student and have obtained an aggregate of 15 or better at the WASSCE.

How to Apply: Download and submit a completed GE- Fund Scholarship Application Form and the required essays, a copy of applicant’s academic records (WASSCE grades), letters of recommendation and supporting need documents.

The following are examples of documents that can be used to support this application:

For need:

  • An official pays slip or payroll record of parents/guardians or the applicant.
    • Recent school receipts/ bills of siblings of school going age.
    • Tax return receipts– IRS, VAT, tabletop hawking receipts, etc.
    • Birth Certificates (of siblings).
    • Death Certificate or Burial permit (in the case of death of a parent).
    • Pension letter for retired parents/guardians.
    • Bank Statements / Ghana Cocoa Board Farmers Association Passbook.
    • SSNIT contribution statements.
    • Money transfer receipts.
    • National Health Insurance receipts (showing premium paid).
    • Evidence of other dependents of parents/guardians.
    • Any other supporting documents that you believe will assist in the processing, of your application.

For Academic
• High School Transcripts (Terminal Reports)
• West African Senior School Certificate Exam Results (WASSCE)
• University Acceptance Letter
• Records regarding achievement tests, academic awards, honors, and substantive assessments by teachers, including letters of recommendation.
• Confirm that you are not currently receiving support through any other scholarship program.

Application Form Link

Application Deadline: Deadline for the submission of applications is October 14th, 2016.

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CIFOR-USAID Master’s Fellowships for Indonesian Students in USA, 2017

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Deadline: September 30, 2016.

The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) and the US Agency for International Development (USAID) are pleased to announce master’s degree opportunities for 25 highly qualified Indonesian candidates. These fellowships are awarded to study forest and biodiversity conservation, natural resource management and related disciplines in the United States.

The program is administered by the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR). CIFOR will match qualified candidates with participating US university partners, and will assist candidates with various aspects of the university application process. Participating US universities are the University of Florida, University of Missouri, Northern Arizona University, and Yale University.

Sufficient TOEFL English language exam score as required by the admitting partner university.

Course Level: Scholarships is available for pursuing master’s degree programme at US Universities.

Study Subject: Scholarships is awarded to study forest and biodiversity conservation, natural resource management and related disciplines

Scholarship Award: The two-year fellowship covers tuition fees and living and travel expenses, as well as opportunities to carry out field research in Indonesia linked to CIFOR projects.

Scholarship can be taken in the USA

Eligibility:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant disciplines, including but not limited to: forestry, agroforestry, biology, soil conservation and management, wildlife management and biodiversity conservation, forest economics, business administration, anthropology, sociology and gender studies.
  • Sufficient TOEFL English language exam score as required by the admitting partner university.
  • Sufficient US Graduate Record Exam (GRE) score as required by the admitting partner university.
  • Prior work experience in forestry, natural resource management and related fields desirable.

Nationality: Indonesian students can apply for master’s fellowships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have must a bachelor’s degree in relevant disciplines.

Test Requirement: No Sufficient US Graduate Record Exam (GRE) score as required by the admitting partner university

English Language Requirement: Sufficient TOEFL English language exam score as required by the admitting partner university.

How to Apply: To apply, please send a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to Dina Hubudin at d.hubudin-at-cgiar.org with the subject ‘USAID/CIFOR fellowship application’.

Application Deadline: The deadline for applications is 30 September 2016.

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