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For Government Scholarships Visit: https://www.scholarships.gov.in/main.do

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Institute of Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology (IBAB), Bengaluru.

Announces Admission to M.Sc in Bioinformatics & Applied Biotechnology

Eligible: Bachelor’s degree in any branch of Science or Technology

Online Written Test: 10-11 May 2016 & 1-3 June 2016

For Details: www.ibab.ac.in

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World Bank Robert S. Mcnamara Fellowships

For Details: http://www.b4s.in/plus/WBR925

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 Oxford- Indira Gandhi Graduate Scholarship

For Details: http://www.b4s.in/plus/OGG999

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International Essay Contest For Young People

Website: http://www.goipeace-essaycontest.org/

International Essay Contest For Young People

When do I register? 

When you are ready to submit your essay. 

How do I submit my essay? 

1. Go to "Individual" or "School/Organization" registration page from below. 

2. After entering all required information, attach your essay by selecting the file on your computer. (Note: Your essay file must be in MS Word or PDF format) 

3. Click "SUBMIT" button at the bottom of the page.

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Merit Cum Means Scholarship Scheme 2015 - 2016

SCHEME OF ‘MERIT CUM MEANS BASED SCHOLARSHIP’ FOR STUDENTS BELONGING TO THE MINORITY COMMUNITIES

1. OBJECT The objective of the Scheme is to provide financial assistance to the poor and meritorious students belonging to minority communities to enable them to pursue professional and technical courses.

2. SCOPE: These scholarships are available for studies in India only and will be awarded through State Government/UT Administration or an Agency designated by the State Government/UT Administration for this purpose.

3. NUMBER OF SCHOLARSHIP: During 12th Five Year Plan, 60000 fresh Scholarships will be awarded each financial year, besides renewals among the students of minority communities in States/UTs throughout the country based on the State/UT-wise population of these communities.

For more details please refer the Website : Merit Cum Means Scholarship Scheme

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WMG Full-time MSc Scholarship for International Students in UK, 2016

University of Warwick is inviting applications for full-time MSc scholarship for international students. Applicants should have an excellent academic track-record. Usually the equivalent of a British 1st Class Honours Degree is the minimum requirement. Scholarships are available on a competitive basis. The application deadline is 20th May 2016.

Study Subject(s):  Scholarships are provided to learn any of the courses offered by the University of Warwick.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing MSc degree level at University of Warwick.
Scholarship Provider: University of Warwick, UK
Scholarship can be taken at: 
UK

Eligibility:  -Scholarship applicants must hold an offer to study on a WMG Full-time MSc course that runs in the UK, starting October 2016
-Awards are made for study on UK Full-time MSc Programmes only.
-Applicants should have an excellent academic track-record. Usually the equivalent of a British 1st Class Honours Degree is the minimum requirement.
-All applications should be made online through the Scholarship Application Form by the applicant personally. If an application is made by a third party, any sum awarded may have to be reimbursed.
-WMG Awards are for self-funded students only. NB: students with partial bursaries on scholarship-loan schemes or partially funded by an external organisation may also apply.
-Awards are made towards tuition fees only and cannot be paid in cash or towards accommodation or maintenance costs.
-Awards cannot be deferred to subsequent years.

Scholarship Open for International Students:  International Students can apply for these scholarships.

Scholarship Description:  Scholarships are available on a competitive basis and must be applied for using this Scholarship Application Form. You must use our standard Word template to submit your statement. Awards will be based on past academic achievement and a short essay (400 words max) demonstrating to the scholarships committee why you should be considered for the award. This may refer to your previous experience, extracurricular activities, reasons for study, and your vision for the future. We advise you to concentrate on your achievements as the scholarship committee cannot make a judgement on your financial affairs.

Number of award(s):  Up to a total of 50 scholarships will be awarded:
-There will be 15 awards giving 50% discount
-There will be 15 awards giving 35% discount
-There will be 20 awards giving 20% discount

Duration of award(s):  Not Known

What does it cover?  Scholarships will be awarded on a % discount of the tuition fees. The maximum discount possible is 50%. Wards are made towards tuition fees only and cannot be paid in cash or towards accommodation or maintenance costs.

Selection criteria:  Scholarships are available on a competitive basis.

Notification:  Scholarship winners will be notified by 2nd week of June.

How to Apply:  The mode of applying is online.

Online Application

Scholarship Application Deadline:  The application deadline is 20th May 2016.

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PhD Position for International Students at IST Austria, 2016-2017

Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria) is inviting applications for fully funded PhD position starting in September 2016. This position is open to applicants from all over the world to pursue a career in science. The PhD program is typically 4 to 5 years in length, depending on whether the student has been admitted with a bachelor’s or master’s degree, as well as on the student’s individual progress. The submission deadline is January 8, 2016.

Study Subject(s):  Position is available for students to pursue a career in science.
Course Level: Position is open for PhD program at IST Austria.
Scholarship Provider: Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria)
Scholarship can be taken at: Austria

Eligibility:
-Highly qualified students from all disciplines of the natural sciences, mathematics, computer sciences, and any related interdisciplinary areas, who are committed to pursuing their scientific career in an international research environment, are invited to apply.
-All applicants must hold a master’s or bachelor’s degree (or equivalent), or anticipate the completion of the degree before September 2016. Participating students are expected to be proficient in written and oral English.
-IST Austria is committed to equality and diversity. In particular, female applicants are encouraged to apply.
-Students who have a bachelor’s or a master’s degree in the following (or interdisciplinary) areas are eligible to apply: Biology, Computer Science, Neuroscience, Mathematics, Physics and interdisciplinary or related areas.

Scholarship Open for International Students:  Position is open to applicants from all over the world.

Scholarship Description:  IST Austria has a lot to offer for students who decide to pursue a career in science. They are a world-class basic science research institute in the heart of Europe. Doctoral education offers a US-style graduate school experience, in which students are admitted to the PhD program, rather than individual research groups, and only select their PhD supervisors after a year of rotations and a unique interdisciplinary training program. They admit exceptional students with master’s or bachelor’s degrees, and all PhD students are fully-funded for the duration of their PhD. IST Austria has a diverse and international student population, represented by students from over 30 countries. They use English throughout the institute as the language of instruction and communication.

Duration of award(s):  The PhD program is typically 4 to 5 years in length, depending on whether the student has been admitted with a bachelor’s or master’s degree, as well as on the student’s individual progress.

What does it cover? PhD positions are fully funded for the duration of the PhD, paid at internationally competitive rates. Travel bursaries are also available for PhD students in their first year for conference attendance.

Selection Criteria:  The main criteria for the selection of students are scientific excellence and promise, and how well their research interests fit into the research portfolio of IST Austria. The selection committee will review all submitted applications based on scientific promise (70%) and background and diversity (30%). Candidates for fields outside of IST Austria’s research portfolio will not be considered.

Notification:  Notifications to all applications and invitations to an interview will go out around mid-February. Final admission offers will be made shortly after the visit.

How to Apply:  Apply for PhD program by submitting your application using online application form. To complete your application, you will need the following:
-Your resume/CV: include your educational history since high school, relevant work experience, additional qualifications, list of publications (if any) and scholarships, awards, etc. (if any)
-Statement of purpose: a 1-2 page essay in which you explain Why you want to enter our PhD program, the research area(s) you find the most interesting and Which professor(s) you may be interested in studying with
-Three referees who taught or supervised your work in academic setting:  you will need to enter their names, institutions, and email addresses.

Scholarship Application Deadline:  The submission deadline is January 8, 2016. Referees need to submit their recommendations by January 15, 2016.

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Victoria Doctoral Scholarships for New Zealand and International Students, 2016

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Victoria University of Wellington is offering doctoral scholarships for New Zealand and international students in any discipline. Total 35 scholarships are available and awarded on academic merit basis. Applicants must be graduates of any university within or outside of New Zealand who intend to enroll full time for a Doctorate (PhD) at Victoria University or who have commenced their doctoral study at Victoria University. The scholarship includes $23,500 stipend annually + tuition fees up to three years. The application deadline is 1 March 2016.

Study Subject(s): Scholarships are awarded in any discipline.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing doctoral or PhD degree at Victoria University.
Scholarship Provider: Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
Scholarship can be taken at: New Zealand
Accreditation: Victoria University (VU) is a multi-sector tertiary institution (higher education and TAFE) based in Melbourne, Australia

Eligibility:
-The Scholarships are open to graduates of any university within or outside of New Zealand who intend to enrol full time for a Doctorate (PhD) at Victoria University or who have commenced their doctoral study at Victoria University. These scholarships are awarded on academic merit and are open to New Zealand and international students in any discipline.
The Scholarships are open to graduates of any university within or outside of New Zealand who intend to enrol full time for a Doctorate (PhD) at Victoria University or who have commenced their doctoral study at Victoria University.

Scholarship Open for International Students:  New Zealand and international students can apply for these Victoria Doctoral Scholarships.

Scholarship Description:  To encourage postgraduate research Victoria offers scholarships to those about to begin their doctoral studies. These scholarships are awarded on academic merit and are open to New Zealand and international students in any discipline. These scholarships are awarded on academic merit and are open to New Zealand and international students in any discipline.The Scholarships are open to graduates of any university within or outside of New Zealand who intend to enrol full time for a Doctorate (PhD) at Victoria University or who have commenced their doctoral study at Victoria University. 

Number of award(s) : Up to 35 Victoria Doctoral scholarships are offered in each round.

Duration of award(s):  Scholarships will normally be tenable for three years. For a student who has already been enrolled for a Doctorate at Victoria for more than three months at the time when the offer of a Scholarship is made, the maximum length of tenure of the Scholarship will be reduced at the discretion of the Research Scholarships Committee.

What does it cover?  Scholarships include a $23,500 stipend annually + tuition fees.

Selection Criteria:  These scholarships are awarded on academic merit.

Notification:  Offers of Victoria PhD Scholarships will be made approximately six weeks after each closing date in March, July and November of the year of application. Because some applicants may in the event decline the offer of a Scholarship with the result that further offers have to be made, it is possible that some applicants will not be finally notified of the success or otherwise of their applications three months after application. Please provide a clear and correct email address.

How to Apply:  Applications for admission as a PhD student and for Victoria Doctoral Scholarships should be made online.

Online Application

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 1 March 2016.

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ENTRAL SECTOR SCHEME OF SCHOLARSHIP FOR COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY STUDENTS-2015

Central Scheme Of Scholarship For College And University Students

The National Merit Scholarship Scheme, the objective of which was to provide financial assistance to meritorious students studying from Class XI to Post- Graduation level in Government Schools/Colleges and Universities has been discontinued with effect from 1.4.2007. However, a new Central Sector Scheme of Scholarship for College and University Students has been introduced during XI Five Year Plan. The objective of the scheme is to provide financial assistance to meritorious students from poor families to meet a part of their day-to-day expenses while pursuing higher studies.

The scholarships are awarded on the basis of the results of senior secondary examination. 82000 fresh scholarships per annum (41000 for boys and 41000 for girls) for graduate/post-graduate studies in colleges and universities and for professional courses, such as Medical, Engineering, etc. could be provided. The total number of scholarships has been divided amongst the State Boards based on the State’s population in the age group of 18-25 years, after segregating share of Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE) on the basis of number of students passing out from various Boards in the country. The number of scholarships allotted to the Boards are to be distributed amongst pass out of the Science, Commerce and Humanities streams of the Boards in the ratio of 3:2:1. Students who are above 80th percentile of successful candidates in the relevant stream for a particular Board of Examination, in class XII of 10+2 pattern or equivalent and having family income of less than Rs.6 lakhs per annum, pursuing regular courses (not correspondence or distance mode) from recognised educational institutions and not availing of any other scholarship scheme, would be eligible for consideration under this Scheme. This is applicable to all categories of students both ‘general’ and ‘reserved’.

The rate of scholarship are Rs. 1000/- at Graduation level for the first three years of College and University courses and Rs. 2000/- per month at Post-Graduation level. Students pursuing professional courses would get Rs. 2000/- per month in the 4thand 5th year. The scholarships would be paid for 10 months in an academic year. This is subject to annual renewal on the basis of stringent criteria.

The Central Sector Scheme of Scholarship for College and University Students is covered under the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT). Under the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) Programme of the Government of India, scholarships are disbursed directly into the bank accounts of the beneficiaries.

For smooth operation of the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT), the Central Plan Scheme Monitoring System (CPSMS) has been devised. The CPSMS is a Web Based Transaction System, which facilitatesn Aadhaar Payment Bridge (APB) and Electronic Clearance Service (ECS) /National Electronic Clearing Service (NECS) /National Electronic Funds Transfer (NEFT) based payments.

For more details & Eligibility, Terms and Conditions please refer the Website : CENTRAL SECTOR SCHEME OF SCHOLARSHIP FOR COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY STUDENTS-2015

Or http://www.scholarships.gov.in/

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Young Leaders’ Program (YLP) for Master’s Students in Japan, 2016-2017

Applications are open for Young Leaders’ Program (YLP) for 2016-2017 academic year. Scholarships are available for international students to pursue master’s program in the field of Public Administration/ Public Policy from October 2016 inJapan. Approx 20 scholarships are awarded for one year. Each scholarship will include tuition fees, monthly allowance up to 242,000 yen, travel allowance and accommodations. The deadline of the applications differs according to the country. Please contact with Japanese embassy or consulate general in your country.

Study Subject(s):  Scholarships are awarded in the field of Public Administration/Public Policy.
Course Level: Scholarships are available to study master program.
Scholarship Provider: The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)
Scholarship can be taken at: Japan

Eligibility:
-Nationality: Applicants must be nationals of countries eligible for the YLP (School of Government).
-Age: Applicants must be, in principle, under 40 years of age, as at 1 October, 2016 (i.e. born on or after 2 October 1976).
-Academic Background: Applicants must hold a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a recognized/accredited university or college, and have achieved shown excellent academic performance.
-Work Experience: At least 3 years of full-time work experience in public administration (preferably 5 years or more).
-English Proficiency: A minimum TOEFL-iBT score of 79 (TOEFL-PBT score of 550), IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.
-Health: Applicants must be in good health.
-Visa Requirement: In principle, selected applicants must acquire “College Student” (ryuugaku) visas before entering Japan. The visas should be issued at the Japanese legation, located in the country of applicants’ nationality.  Applicants who change their resident status to any status other than “College Student” after their arrival in Japan will immediately lose their status as a Japanese government scholarship student.
-Applicants who meet any or all of following conditions are not eligible. If identified after acceptance of the scholarship grantees, the applicants will be required to withdraw from the scholarship:
[1] If an applicant is a service member or a civilian employee registered on the active military list at the time of his/her arrival in Japan; 
[2] Those who cannot arrive in Japan during the period designated by accepting university;
[3] If an applicant is, in principle, currently enrolled in a Japanese university or other type of school with the resident status of “College Student,” or will be enrolled in a Japanese university, etc. as another source or self-financed international student between the time of application for this scholarship in his/her country and the time the scholarship period is due to begin; or
[4] Those who will lose their status as public administrators or government officials following the time of application or before completion of the program.

Scholarship Open for International Students:  Students from P. R. China, Rep. of Korea, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Brunei Darussalam, Vietnam, Laos, Myanmar, Cambodia, Mongolia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Australia, Hungary, Czech, Slovakia, Poland, Bulgaria, Romania and Turkey can apply for this Young Leaders’ Program.

Scholarship Description:  The Young Leaders’ Program ?YLP? aims to cultivate national leaders of the future in Asia and around the world. In addition, while enhancing the participants’ understanding about Japan, it should help form a network among national leaders, contributing to the establishment of friendly relations and improved policy planning activities between worldwide, including Japan.

Number of award(s):  Approximately 20 students will be selected.

Duration of award(s):  Scholarships are awarded for one year from October 2016 to September 2017.

What does it cover?
-Allowance: Each grantee will be provided monthly with 242,000 yen during the term of the scholarship. However, the amount of allowance will be subject to change depending upon the annual budget of the Japanese government for each fiscal year. The scholarship will not be paid to a grantee who takes a leave of absence or is long absent from the assigned university. 
-Traveling Costs:
1) Transportation to Japan: Each grantee will be supplied in general, accounting to his/her itinerary and route as designated by MEXT, with an economy-class airplane ticket from the international airport nearest to his/her home address* to Narita or Haneda International Airport. Expenses such as domestic transportation from his/her home address to the international airport, airport tax, airport usage fees, special taxes on travel, or inland transportation within Japan will NOT be supplied.
2) Transportation from Japan: The grantee who returns to his/her home country within the fixed period after the expiration of his/her scholarship will be supplied, in general, upon application, with an economy-class airplane ticket for the travel from Narita or Haneda International Airport to the international airport nearest to his/her home address.
-School Fees: Fees for matriculation and tuition will be paid by the Japanese government.
-Accommodations:
1) In principle, grantees may reside at residence halls provided by GRIPS.
2) Private Boarding Houses or Apartment Houses: Those who cannot accommodate in the facilities described above will be arranged at private boarding houses or apartments recommended by the GRIPS Student Office.

Selection Procedure:  Based on the recommendation of authorities, GRIPS will select initial candidates from among applicants by means of an interview, and a review of the submitted documents. If it is not possible to hold an interview in the applicant’s home country, an interview may be conducted by telephone or the Internet. Those who have been selected initially by the participating universities will be put forward to the YLP committee established by MEXT for the final selection.

How to Apply:  Applicants must submit the following documents to their recommending authorities by the designated date. Documents submitted will not be returned.
-Application for Admission
-Photographs
-Official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate institutions attended
-Recommendation Letter from the recommending authority
-Recommendation Letter from the applicant’s direct superior at work
-Recommendation Letter from the applicant’s superior at work, or supervising professor of the university
-Certificate of Health
-Official degree certificates or certified copies of diplomasfrom all undergraduate and graduate institutions attended
-Essay explaining applicant’s aspirations and future plans following program  completion
-Certificate of Citizenship
-Family Register
-Copy of the Passport
-English Proficiency Certificate
-Answer to the Essay Questions

Scholarship Application Deadline:  The deadline of the applications differs according to the country. Please contact with Japanese embassy or consulate general in your country.

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Umeå University Scholarships for International Students in Sweden, 2016-2017
Umeå University is offering merit based scholarships for talented and high-achieving students from outside the EU/EEA. Scholarships are available for pursuing masters programme at Umeå University. Selected candidates receive a full or partial reduction of the tuition fee. The application deadline is March 15, 2016.

Study Subject(s):  Scholarships are awarded to study all the subjects.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing masters programme at Umeå University.
Scholarship Provider: Umeå University, Sweden
Scholarship can be taken at: Sweden

Eligibility: Those eligible to apply for these scholarships are:
-students applying for a Master’s degree programme at Umeå University
-students outside the EU/EEA

Scholarship Open for International Students:  Students from outside the EU/EEA can apply for this scholarship.

Scholarship Description:  Umeå University welcomes talented and high-achieving students from outside the EU/EEA. The following scholarships are administered by Umeå University:
Umeå University Scholarship
This is a general scholarship programme offered by Umeå University. Open for students admitted to one of the Master’s study programmes offered.
Erling-Persson Scholarship
This scholarship targets students admitted to Master’s in Public Health study programmes at Umeå University.
Umeå School of Business and Economics (USBE) Scholarship
This scholarship targets students who are admitted to one of the 6 Master’s level programmes offered by the Umeå School of Business and Economics.

Number of award(s):  As of October 2015, Umeå University has over 100 scholarship recipients studying full-time in various programmes.

Duration of award(s):  The Scholarship is awarded for one year at a time and valid for the duration of the programme.

What does it cover?  Selected candidates receive a full or partial reduction of the tuition fee.

Selection Criteria:  The selections for scholarships are based only on applicants merit. The selected students usually are academically talented and consistently high-achieving.

How to Apply:  Application for the scholarships is made via the online-form.

Online Application

Scholarship Application Deadline:  The application deadline is March 15, 2016.

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Edinburgh Global Research Scholarship From THE UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH

These awards are designed to attract high quality overseas research students to the University of Edinburgh.

30 Edinburgh Global Research Scholarships will be awarded for session 2016-2017.

Each award covers the difference between the tuition fee for a UK/EU graduate student and that chargeable to an overseas graduate student. The awards do not cover maintenance expenses.

Subject to satisfactory progress, the awards are tenable for up to three years.

Eligibility

The awards are open to overseas students commencing a PhD in any field of study in 2016-2017.

Applicants must be liable to pay tuition fees at the rate applicable to overseas students and must have already applied for admission to a full-time PhD research programme of study.

Academic merit

Applicants must be of outstanding academic merit and research potential.

Although candidates with an upper second class honours Bachelor's degree (or the overseas equivalent) can be considered, in order to be competitive you should really have a first class Bachelor's degree supplemented by an excellent Master's degree.

Other factors such as financial status, nationality and the proposed field of study are not taken into account

Edinburgh Global Master's Scholarship From THE UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH

Edinburgh Global Master's Scholarship : The University of Edinburgh will offer a number of scholarships for postgraduate Masters study in any subject offered by the University for the 2016-2017 academic session.

Each scholarship will have a value of £3,000 and will be tenable for one academic year. The scholarship will be deducted from your tuition fees.

Eligibility

The scholarships will be awarded to students who are nationals of countries outwith the EU who are accepted for admission on a full-time basis for a postgraduate Master's programme of study at the University of Edinburgh.

Applicants should already have been offered a place at the University of Edinburgh and should have firmly accepted that offer or be intending to do so. Preference will be given to candidates who have not already had the opportunity to study in Scotland.

Criteria : The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit. Candidates must have, or expect to obtain, the overseas equivalent of a UK first-class honours degree.

Applying

Eligible applicants should complete an online scholarship application

All applications must be submitted no later than 1st April 2016.

Please note you will not be able to access the online application form unless you have applied for admission to the University of Edinburgh and have full EASE authentication.

Postgraduate Master's Online Scholarship Application

Selection Procedure : A Selection Committee will meet in May 2016 to select the scholarship holders. The winners of the scholarships will be announced in early June 2016.

For more details & Eligibility, Terms and Conditions please refer the Website : Edinburgh Global Master's Scholarship | The University of Edinburgh

 

 

Edinburgh Global Master's Scholarship | The University of Edinburgh

The University of Edinburgh will offer a number of scholarships for postgraduate Masters study in any subject offered by the University for the 2016-2017 academic session.

 

 

 

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Oxford-Indira Gandhi Graduate Scholarships

Up to two full scholarships are available for applicants who are either ordinarily resident in India or have previously studied at an Indian higher education institution. You must be applying for one of the eligible master’s courses listed below or for a DPhil course with proposed research in the eligible areas of study.

The following master’s courses are eligible: MSc in Biodiversity, Conservation and Management; MSc in Contemporary India; Master of Public Policy; MSc in Water Science, Policy and Management; MSc in Environmental Change and Management; MPhil in Development Studies; and Bachelor of Civil Law (BCL).

For DPhil courses, your proposed area of study must be relevant to the Oxford India Centre for Sustainable Development's agenda of interdisciplinary research on sustainable development and India. The Centre focuses on a series of impact themes: food and water security; energy; environmental conservation; medical research and healthcare; law; governance; and gender (e.g. the empowerment of women). Independent proposals on any India-related theme which fits within the overall aims of the Centre will be considered.

The scholarship covers course fees, college fees and a grant for living costs for full-time students of at least £14,057 (students on part-time courses will receive a study support grant instead). Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course. Somerville College and the University have established these scholarships with the generous support of the Government of India.

Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic merit, relevance of studies to the Centre’s interdisciplinary aims, understanding of the development challenges faced by India, and leadership and entrepreneurial potential.

The scholarship is only tenable at Somerville College. All eligible applicants will be considered for this scholarship, regardless of which college (if any) you state as your preference on the graduate application form. However, successful applicants will be transferred to Somerville College in order to take up the scholarship.

There is no separate application process for this scholarship: to be considered, submit your application for graduate study by the relevant January deadline (8 or 22 January 2016, depending on your course). Selection is expected to take place in May 2016. Please see the Standard scholarship selection terms for more information about the application and selection process.

For more details & Eligibility, Terms and Conditions please refer the Website : Oxford-Indira Gandhi Graduate Scholarships OR http://www.ox.ac.uk

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Gandhi Fellowship

A Fellowship: That brings out a leader in you.

The Gandhi Fellowship is a synonym for positive change. This program is a huge leap forward in a country where education is a negatively debated issue. It is a full time, 2 year residential leadership program awarded to the inspired and inventive youth from top universities and colleges across the country. Fellowship started with a vision to build a conglomerate of next generation leaders of YOUTH who:-

- Aspire to bring a large-scale systemic change and resolve country's pressing problems through their own innovations and social change ideas.

- Practically work with 5 schools-5 headmasters-50 teachers-500 children and the community in difficult rural and urban locations.

- To develop the necessary 7 competencies of leadership and skills to move into 10 year journey to impact a million lives.

Eligibility

Youth under the age of 25, who are achievers i.e who have showcased excellence, rigour, and achievement in academics and/or extra -curricular activities (Sports, NSS, NCC, Voluntary work, performing arts, literature, etc) and with a deep passion and sense of responsibility towards bringing a solution to pressing problems of the country, may be just the right fit.

Young people from diverse streams:

Such as Engineering, Applied & Pure Sciences, Commerce and Business, Humanities, & Liberal Arts, Social & Behavioural Science, Maths and Journalism, Education, Law, etc.

Selection process

We have a rigorous 3-level personalized and reflective recruitment process based on the competencies of leadership

Application opened: 2nd October, 2015

To apply, go to our website:www.gandhifellowship.org

This Fellowship encourages the environment of diversity, self-reliance and peer learning. Youth undergo 2 year - 4 semester journey of inner-outer transformation to get first-hand indepth grassroots experience and to build 7 competencies of leadership. Youth ideas, dreams, and aspirations are polished into 10 year plans to impact atleast a million lives.

Grant

Fellowship entails an all-inclusive monthly grant of Rs. 14,000, a fixed monthly phone allowance of Rs. 600 and rent-free accommodation and other allowances as applicable. Of the monthly grant of Rs. 14,000, half shall be paid on monthly basis and the remaining Rs. 7000 would be retained as interest-free reserve amount. The cumulative reserve amount will be paid at the end of the Term of Fellowship after the period of 23 months.

Post 2 years fellows are assisted in order to get placed into the sectors in line with their private dreams and ideas.

For more details & Eligibility, Terms and Conditions please refer the Website : Gandhi Fellowship

 

 

Gandhi Fellowship

Kaivalya Education Foundation (KEF) was established in 2007. Kaivalya came into being from the recognition that the countrys education system is facing a grave crisis. While physical access to primary schools has improved, basic competencies are still well bel...

 

 

 

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Newcastle University India Scholarships

Value of award : £3,000 payable towards the first year of tuition fees.

Number of awards

* 5 Newcastle University India Scholarships

* 5 British Council GREAT Scholarships

Start date and duration : Commences September 2016 for one year only.

Application closing date : The closing date for receipt of applications is 30 June 2016.

Overview : GREAT scholarship flag logo

Newcastle University is delighted to announce five scholarship awards for students from India. We are also proud to work in partnership with the British Council’s GREAT campaign by offering five additional scholarships to our Indian students through their GREAT Scholarship Scheme.

It is only possible to be awarded one of these scholarships, not both. Applicants only need to complete one scholarship application form to be considered for both scholarships.

Eligibility Criteria : In order to be eligible to apply for one of these scholarships you must satisfy the following conditions:

* you must be a Indian national and have been assessed as international/overseas for fees purposes

* you must hold a Conditional or Unconditional offer on any master’s degree programme at Newcastle city campus

* you intend to register to start your studies during the 2016-17 academic year

* you are a self-funded student and not in receipt of other University or external awards

* you must have an average of 60% or above in your Bachelors degree. If you are yet to complete your degree we will assess you on the basis of your results to date, providing you have achieved an average of 60% or above and you are expecting to maintain/ increase this in your final semester/year. Students with CGPA scores can also apply if your percentage equivalence is 60% and above

How to apply

Please complete the application form electronically and in accordance with the country specific scholarship regulations.

Country managers will award on the basis of best qualified students and content of personal statement. The most suitable candidate will be awarded the scholarship and the final decision lies with the university.

Contact

International Office, Newcastle University, King's Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU, United Kingdom

Email: india@ncl.ac.uk

For more details & Eligibility, Terms and Conditions please refer the Website : International (Non EU) students - Postgraduate - Newcastle University

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Gates Cambridge Scholarships 2016

Applications for Gates Cambridge Scholarships 2016 are now open.

We are delighted that you are interested in applying for a Gates Cambridge Scholarship. Below you will find information which will help you make the best possible application for entry in October 2016.

Eligibility : Gates Cambridge considers applications from citizens from outside the United Kingdom who wish to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree at the University of Cambridge. See our eligibility page for details.

Deadlines : Applications opened on 1 September 2015 for entry in October 2016. There are two Gates Cambridge application deadlines: 14 October 2015 (US citizens resident in the USA) and 2 December 2015 (all other eligible applicants). Further details are available from our deadlines page.

What we are looking for : Gates Cambridge selects Scholars using four criteria: academic excellence, leadership potential, a commitment to improving the lives of others and a good academic fit with Cambridge. You can read about how we interpret these on our ideal candidate page.

How to apply

Applications for 2016 entry opened on 1 September.

In short, you apply for a degree, a College place, a Gates Cambridge Scholarship and several other funding opportunities on the one application form - the GRADSAF. You will need to supply various supporting documents (e.g. transcripts and academic references), including a personal reference for your application to Gates Cambridge.

In order to make the best possible application you should read the entire Apply section of this website in conjunction with the University's Graduate Admissions website and the website of the department to which you intent to apply. We advise you to research admission and funding as early as possible and not leave your application until the last minute.

The College system : If you would like to learn more about Cambridge's College system you can watch our College film and read full details on the Gradate Admissions Office's Colleges page.

How we select

Read about Gates Cambridge's three-stage selection process on the how we select page.

Get to know Gates Cambridge

The Gates Cambridge website is full of interesting content to allow you to get a good sense of the programme and its Scholars. We hope this helps and inspires you when crafting your application.

In our multimedia section you can watch short profile films of some of our Scholars, read The Scholar magazine or access other interesting content.

Using our find a scholar function you can search for Scholars from your country, area of academic interest or other data.

In the experience section you'll get a sense of what life as a Gates Cambridge Scholar (and the many opportunities it affords) is like - both at and beyond Cambridge.

For more details & Eligibility, Terms and Conditions please refer the Website : Apply

 

 

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Foundation For Excellence Scholarships 2015-16

Simple program that makes a life changing difference

The Scholarship Program provides financial and other assistance to students for their higher education in India. Assistance is available to any qualified student, irrespective of the applicant's caste, community, gender or religion. To qualify for a scholarship, an applicant must be studying in a course approved by the Foundation and meet specified eligibility criteria.

Overview : The primary focus of the Scholarship Program is to assist students for studies in professional courses leading to degrees in engineering, technology, or medicine.

Preliminary Scholarship Applications for Academic Year 2015-16 are now open. Apply Now .

If you have any queries, please mail to scholarships@ffe.org

Preliminary Application Form for FFE Scholarships

I am interested in applying for a scholarship from the Foundation For Excellence. I furnish the following particulars about myself.

Note 1:

a) Only BE/B Tech, 5-Yr Integrated M Tech & MBBS courses in India are eligible. All other courses are NOT eligible.

b) Only 1st Year students (who have joined college after taking their entrance tests in 2015) are eligible.

c) The applicant must apply only after taking admission.

d) The application should be completely filled. The student’s email address and mobile number must be provided.

e) Please ensure that you meet the academic eligibility and financial eligibility criteria before applying

Note 2:

1. Please do not contact the FFE office directly.

2. FFE will get in touch with selected candidates and advise them on the further process for applying for a Scholarship from FFE.

For more details please refer the Website : Foundation For Excellence Scholarships

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CENTRAL SECTOR SCHEME OF SCHOLARSHIP FOR COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY STUDENTS-2015

Central Scheme Of Scholarship For College And University Students

The National Merit Scholarship Scheme, the objective of which was to provide financial assistance to meritorious students studying from Class XI to Post- Graduation level in Government Schools/Colleges and Universities has been discontinued with effect from 1.4.2007. However, a new Central Sector Scheme of Scholarship for College and University Students has been introduced during XI Five Year Plan. The objective of the scheme is to provide financial assistance to meritorious students from poor families to meet a part of their day-to-day expenses while pursuing higher studies.

The scholarships are awarded on the basis of the results of senior secondary examination. 82000 fresh scholarships per annum (41000 for boys and 41000 for girls) for graduate/post-graduate studies in colleges and universities and for professional courses, such as Medical, Engineering, etc. could be provided. The total number of scholarships has been divided amongst the State Boards based on the State’s population in the age group of 18-25 years, after segregating share of Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE) on the basis of number of students passing out from various Boards in the country. The number of scholarships allotted to the Boards are to be distributed amongst pass out of the Science, Commerce and Humanities streams of the Boards in the ratio of 3:2:1. Students who are above 80th percentile of successful candidates in the relevant stream for a particular Board of Examination, in class XII of 10+2 pattern or equivalent and having family income of less than Rs.6 lakhs per annum, pursuing regular courses (not correspondence or distance mode) from recognised educational institutions and not availing of any other scholarship scheme, would be eligible for consideration under this Scheme. This is applicable to all categories of students both ‘general’ and ‘reserved’.

The rate of scholarship are Rs. 1000/- at Graduation level for the first three years of College and University courses and Rs. 2000/- per month at Post-Graduation level. Students pursuing professional courses would get Rs. 2000/- per month in the 4thand 5th year. The scholarships would be paid for 10 months in an academic year. This is subject to annual renewal on the basis of stringent criteria.

The Central Sector Scheme of Scholarship for College and University Students is covered under the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT). Under the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) Programme of the Government of India, scholarships are disbursed directly into the bank accounts of the beneficiaries.

For smooth operation of the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT), the Central Plan Scheme Monitoring System (CPSMS) has been devised. The CPSMS is a Web Based Transaction System, which facilitatesn Aadhaar Payment Bridge (APB) and Electronic Clearance Service (ECS) /National Electronic Clearing Service (NECS) /National Electronic Funds Transfer (NEFT) based payments.

For more details & Eligibility, Terms and Conditions please refer the Website : CENTRAL SECTOR SCHEME OF SCHOLARSHIP FOR COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY STUDENTS-2015

Or http://www.scholarships.gov.in/

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Fair & Lovely Foundation Scholarship 2015

ABOUT FAIR & LOVELY FOUNDATION

Our Vision

Every girl holds a dream of what she wants to truly pursue, a dream to carve out her own identity before she gets married. We understand the value of these dreams, and the need to invest in your future, in order to become self-reliant. After all, self-reliance is the crucial building block to creating your own true identity.

Welcome to the Fair & Lovely Foundation - our initiative to economically empower women like yourselves pursue your dreams and reach your true potential. We aim to inspire an attitude of self-reliance and independence among young women by providing scholarships in the areas of higher education, vocational training and start up business capital.

Consistently at work since 2003, Fair & Lovely Foundation has provided scholarships worth up to Rs. 1 lakh each year to girl students with outstanding academic track record. To date, the Foundation has given out more than 1,000 scholarships to deserving applicants.

Come, take the first crucial step towards achieving your dreams, and becoming self-reliant by applying for the scholarship. Look up the Scholarship page for more details.

ELIGIBILITY

GET A HIGHER EDUCATION

* The candidate should have passed 12th Standard.

* Candidates should have secured minimum 60% in the 10th and 12th standard.

* Scholarship is open only to women with Indian citizenship.

* Candidates should want to pursue graduation, post graduation and PhD studies from Government Recognised Indian Universities.

DEVELOP YOUR CAREER

* The candidate should have passed 8th Standard.

* Candidate should have secured minimum 50% in 8th standard and above throughout the schooling.

* Scholarship is open only to women with Indian citizenship.

START A BUSINESS

The candidate should have passed 12th Standard.

Candidates should have secured minimum 50% in the 10th and 12th standard.

Candidate should have at least 3 years of relevant work or business experience.

Scholarship is open only to women with Indian citizenship.

How to apply?

You can apply for Fair & Lovely Scholarship online or you can download the application forms for off-line submission.

Note: - We request you to read the Scholarship application form carefully and fill in all the details accurately before submitting the forms to us.

The downloaded form needs to be duly filled and couriered along with relevant documents to:

Fair & Lovely Foundation, Hindustan Unilever House B.D. Sawant Marg, Chakala, Mumbai-400099

For any query contact Toll-free (MTNL/BSNL) 1800-220-130

KEY DATES : The scholarship for 2015 is open from October 1st to 15th November.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

1.By applying for the Fair & Lovely Foundation Scholarship, the candidate agrees to abide by all rules and regulations of the Fair & Lovely Foundation.

2. Decision of the panelists/judges will be final and binding.

3. Incomplete forms will not be accepted.

4. Submitted documents are deemed to be bona fide. If proved otherwise, candidate will be disqualified.

5. There are various aspects of selection criteria, as suggested. The final selection of the candidate is at the sole and absolute discretion of the company.

6. It is understood that through this website, interested candidates can apply for the Fair & Lovely Foundation Scholarship program. Such applications should be as per the format given, and with the express understanding that such applications shall be assessed by Hindustan Unilever Limited and its partners basis pre-set parameters for grant of loan or scholarships. The candidates understand that HUL and its partners shall have the sole discretion in this regard.

7. Participating in this program would also mean that the interested candidates expressly agree to be contacted by HUL in the future, with respect to this program, or with respect to any other brand, promotion, activity, survey, or such other consumer contact program for HUL or its brands and products.

8. The information sought from the interested candidates shall be held in confidence by HUL and its partners, and shall be subject to the Privacy Policy of Unilever.

9. Fair & Lovely Foundation reserves the right to alter the Terms & Conditions at any time, without prior notice.

10. Vocational institute would be pre-selected by Fair & Lovely Foundation.

For more details & Eligibility, Terms and Conditions please refer the Website : Fair & Lovely Foundation Scholarship

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JAWAHARLAL NEHRU SCHOLARSHIPS FOR DOCTORAL STUDIES

Website : http://www.jnmf.in

JAWAHARLAL NEHRU SCHOLARSHIPS FOR DOCTORAL STUDIES - Information about JNMF Scholarships

JAWAHARLAL NEHRU SCHOLARSHIPS FOR DOCTORAL STUDIES 

JAWAHARLAL NEHRU MEMORIAL FUND 
JAWAHARLAL NEHRU SCHOLARSHIPS FOR DOCTORAL STUDIES 

A.
CATEGORIES OF SCHOLARSHIPS 
The scholarships are available to the following categories of students: 
(1) Indian Nationals for Ph.D. study in India: and 
(2) Nationals of other Asian countries for Ph.D. study in India. 

B. AREAS OF SPECIALISATION/SUBJECT 
A candidate may apply for scholarship in any one of the following areas of specialisation: 
1. Physical Sciences
2. Chemical Sciences
3. Mathematical Sciences
4. Biological Sciences
5. Computer Sciences
6. Engineering Sciences
7. Environmental Sciences
8. Comparative Studies in Religion & Culture
9. Indian History & Civilisation
10. Sociology
11. Economics
12. Studies on Jawaharlal Nehru 

C. ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS 
At the time of submission of the application for scholarship, a candidate should 
1. hold a FIRST Class Post-graduate degree with a minimum 60% marks in aggregate, 
2. already be registered/admitted for Ph.D. degree with a recognized University/ Institution in India. Those who have applied for registration and have not yet been registered at the time of submission of application, are not eligible to apply, 
3. not be above 35 years of age, 
4. be a full-time Ph.D. Scholar, 
5. have NET/SLET/GATE Score. 
D. DURATION OF SCHOLARSHIP 
Upto 2 years. 

E. VALUE OF SCHOLARSHIP FOR BOTH THE CATEGORIES 
1. Maintenance allowance including Tuition fee Rs. 12,000 per month 
2. Contingent expenses for study tours within 
India, purchase of books, stationery, etc. Rs. 15,000 per annum 

F. LAST DATE 
1. An advertisement is released towards the end of March and completed application form together with all the necessary enclosures should reach Administrative Secretary, Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund, Teen Murti House, New Delhi-110 011 during April and May. 
2. The Selection Committee’s decision to call a candidate for interview or select a candidate for scholarship will be final and no representation in this regard will be entertained. 
3. Shortlisted candidates will be called for interview at the end of November or early December. 
4. The Scholarship commences from January every year. 
G. ENCLOSURES 
The following documents should be securely attached seriatim to the Application Form: 

(1) A passport size photograph of the applicant to be pasted on the form. 
(2) A synopsis of not more than 1500 words or about 3 pages of 1.5 spaced text. 
(3) University Doctoral Monitoring Committee’s report or Supervisor/Guide’s report. 
(4) Postal Order/Demand Draft for Rs.100.

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University Grants Commission (UGC) - Scholarships, Fellowships and Research Awards 2015-2016

UGC - Scholarships, Fellowships and Research Awards

University Grants Commission (UGC) - Scholarships, Fellowships and Research Awards 2015-2016

The University Grants Commission (UGC) invites the ONLINE applications for the award of FELLOWSHIPS, SCHOLARSHIPS and RESEARCH AWARD as per details given below:

S.No. - Name of the Scheme - Academic year - Online Details of the Applications - Last Date for Submission of Online Application

1. Maulana Azad National Fellowship For Minority Students - 2015-16 - 2016-17 - 31/07/2015

2. Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship for SC/ST Candidate 2015-16 - 2016-17 - 31/07/2015

3. Post-Graduate Indira Gandhi Scholarship for Single Girl Child - 2015-16 - 30/09/2015

4. Post-Graduate Merit Scholarship for University Rank Holder - 2015-16 - 30/09/2015

5. Post Doctoral Fellowship to SC/ST Candidates - 2015-16 - 2016-17 - 31/05/2015

6. Post Graduate Scholarships for Professional Courses for SC/ST Candidates - 2015-16 - 30/09/2015

7. Post Doctoral Fellowship to Women Candidates - 2015-16 - 2016-17 - 31/05/2015

8. Research Awards for the Teachers - 2016-18 - 31/05/2015

9. Raman Fellowship for Post Doctoral Research for Indian Scholars in USA - 2015-16 - 16.08.2015

10. Emeritus Fellowship - 2015-16 - 2016-17 - 31/05/2015

11. Junior Research Fellowship in Engineering & Technology - 2013-14

12. Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship for Students with Disabilities - 2015-16 2016-17 - 31/07/2015

13. Major Research Project (MRP) - 2014-15

14. Dr. S. Radharkrishnan Post Doctoral Fellowship In Humanities And Social Sciences(Including languages) - 2015-16 2016-17 - 31/05/2015

15. Special Assitance Programme (SAP) - 2014-15

16. Swami Vivekananda Single Girl Child Scholarship for Research in Social Sciences - 2015-16 2016-17 - 31/05/2015

17. "Ishan Uday" for North Eastern Region - 2015-16 - 30/09/2015

18. National Fellowship for OBC Candidate - 2015-16 2016-17 - 31/07/2015

For more details please refer the Website : University Grants Commission (UGC) - Scholarships, Fellowships and Research Awards 2014-2015

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University of Queensland is currently offering online course on IELTS Academic Test Preparation. 

This 8-weeks course is available for anyone preparing to take the Academic IELTS test.

The overall objective of this course is to help in preparing for the IELTS Academic tests. This MOOC starts on November 27, 2015.

Course At A Glance

Length:  9 weeks
Effort:  *5 – 10 hours/week
Subject: Academic IELTS Test Preparation
Institution: University of Queensland and edX
Languages: English
Price:  Free
Certificate Available: Yes. Verified Certificate for $99.
Session: Starts on November 27, 2015

Providers’ Details

The University of Queensland, Australia, is one of the world’s premier teaching and research institutions. It is consistently ranked in the top 100 universities globally, has more areas of specialised research considered above world standard than any other Australian university and has won the most awards for university teaching in the country.

This online platform edX provides online courses from the world’s best universities. edX can empower you to build innovative applications, services, and experiences.

About This Course

IELTS is the world’s most popular English language test for those wanting to study in higher education in an English-speaking country.

This IELTS course will prepare you to take the IELTS Academic tests with confidence. You will have immediate access to over 80 hours of interactive practice materials covering each of the four skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing. Due to the flexible nature of the course, learners can adjust their level of effort to suit their needs.

Each section of this course includes engaging multi-media presentations reviewing key test-taking skills, strategies and techniques. These are accompanied by a wide variety of authentic IELTS-style exercises and interactive activities that provide focused practice of the skills, strategies and techniques that you need to perform at your best.

As the course is self-paced, you can complete all of the course units in sequence, or only select the areas you want to focus on to prepare for the IELTS Academic tests. Then, when you are ready, you can test yourself with an IELTS-style practice exam for each skill. In completing this course, you will feel fully prepared to complete the IELTS Academic tests.

 Why Take This Course?

This is a free online course. This MOOC will be offered with Video Transcripts. This innovative preparation course has been designed and written by experienced English teaching professionals from The University of Queensland, an IELTS testing centre and one of the world’s leading centres of learning. All of the course writers have extensive experience enabling students to reach their academic IELTS goal of entering a university where English is the primary language.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this course you will have knowledge of:
-Learn about the IELTS test procedure and format
-Learn useful test-taking strategies and skills for the IELTS Academic tests
-Practice and develop skills and strategies by completing IELTS-style practice tests in reading, listening, speaking and writing
-Develop your reading, writing, listening and speaking English skills

Instructors

-Iain Mathieson
Iain is Director of Studies at The University of Queensland’s Institute of Continuing & TESOL Education (ICTE-UQ)

-Martin Dutton
Martin is a TESOL educator with over 20 years’ experience as an English language teacher, examiner and academic manager who has worked with organisations such as the British Council and International House

-Megan Yucel
Megan teaches at the Institute of Continuing & TESOL Education of The University of Queensland (ICTE-UQ).

-Philippa Coleman
Philippa has been a TESOL Assistant Director of Studies and Teacher Trainer at the Institute of Continuing & TESOL Education at The University of Queensland (ICTE-UQ) since 2005.

-Stephen Walker
Stephen has been Assistant Director of Studies at The University of Queensland’s Institute of Continuing & TESOL Education (ICTE-UQ) since May 2006.

Requirements

This course is suitable for anyone preparing to take the Academic IELTS test.

Course Format

Each section of this course includes engaging multi-media presentations reviewing key test-taking skills, strategies and techniques. These are accompanied by a wide variety of authentic IELTS-style exercises and interactive activities that provide focused practice of the skills, strategies and techniques that you need to perform at your best.

As the course is self-paced, you can complete all of the course units in sequence, or only select the areas you want to focus on to prepare for the IELTS Academic tests. Then, when you are ready, you can test yourself with an IELTS-style practice exam for each skill. In completing this course, you will feel fully prepared to complete the IELTS Academic tests.

How To Join This Course

1.                              Go to the course website edX

 

 

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3.  Choose “Register Now” to get started.

4.  EdX offers honor code certificates of achievement, verified certificates of achievement, and XSeries certificates of achievement. Currently, verified certificates are only available in some courses.

5.  Once you sign up for a course and activate your account, click on the Log In button on the edx.org home page and type in your email address and edX password. This will take you to your dashboard, with access to each of your active courses. (Before a course begins, it will be listed on your dashboard but will not yet have a “view course” option.)

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2016 DBU Doctoral Scholarships for International Students, Germany

The German Federal Environmental Foundation (DBU) is offering 60 doctoral scholarships to young scientists from all disciplines for carrying out research in the field of environmental protection. Scholarships are awarded for three years. Each scholarship is initially awarded for a period of up to one year. After reviewing the progress of work is usually an extension of one year each. In addition to above-average university degree is expected from the chosen thesis topic that is of high relevance and can contribute to solving problems in environmental protection and nature conservation. The application deadline is 15th January.

Study Subject(s):  Scholarships are awarded in the field of environmental protection.
Course Level: Scholarships are available to doctoral students for research programme at German universities.
Scholarship Provider: The German Federal Environmental Foundation (DBU)
Scholarship can be taken at: Germany

Eligibility: Scholarships are awarded to applicants who
-Has not yet begun that your thesis.
-from foreign applicants good knowledge of German is expected to allow integration into the DBU scholarship network is possible.
-In addition to a higher university degree is expected from the chosen thesis topic that is of high relevance and can contribute to solving problems in environmental protection and conservation.

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DBU Doctoral Scholarships

  International and German researchers are eligible to apply for these doctoral scholarships.

Scholarship Description:  In general, all environmental research topics are welcome to meet the above criteria, ie. In addition to the natural and engineering sciences and applications from the social sciences, humanities, business and law Interdisciplinary themes in support of sustainable development are particularly desirable. The DBU attaches great importance to a verifiable work plan and schedule that makes it clear together with the opinion of the academic supervisor that the work can be completed in a period of up to three years.

Number of award(s):  The DBU awards 60 doctoral scholarships per year.

Duration of award(s):  These doctoral scholarships are awarded for three years. Each scholarship is initially awarded for a period of up to one year. After reviewing the progress of work is usually an extension of one year each.

What does it cover?  The amount of the scholarship is from June 2009 monthly 940,- €. In addition to Scholarship, a monthly allowance of 210, – € for material and travel costs (Reimbursement of expenses allowance) paid. Any additional material resources can be granted only in exceptional cases and on a small scale. If this ge-wishes will have the scholarship application, a detailed and complete Cost plan are attached. Fellows with children receive a child allowance. Is the children’s allowance 200, – € for the first child and an additional 150, – € for the second and each additional child. Fellows with child / children may, on request in special cases (e.g. birth and settling into the family of the child) disease a family break-einletions in which the DBU scholarship rests. This family leave is limited to maximum 12 months limited per child. The DBU provides approximately 60 research fellowshiops at German institutions annually for young scientists from the aforementioned countries. In addition to financial support, health, accident and liability insurance is also provided.

Notification: The committee meets four times a year and makes its decisions by majority vote. The meeting of the selection committee, a group of the most promising candidates / inside is twice invited to a personal interview in the year. This conversation is conducted in German and will end April, May each year (Application deadline: January 15) and the end of September, October (Application deadline: June 15). Instead, the decision on the application will be notified in writing, however, unfounded. A legal claim to the granting of a scholarship does not exist.

How to Apply:  Applications should be submitted online.

Online Application

Scholarship Application Deadline:  The application deadline is 15th January.

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Academic Scholarships for Master Students at Hamburg University in Germany, 2016

Hamburg University of Applied Sciences has invited applications for academic scholarships available from internationalmasters students. Applicants must have completed their school education outside of Germany or have graduated from a Studienkolleg. The value of scholarship is 400 Euro / month (5 months per semester). The scholarship is for one semester; an extension for a further two semesters is possible. The application deadline is 30 April (for the summer semester).

Study Subject(s): Scholarship is available in all subjects available at Hamburg University of Applied Sciences (except Design degree programmes as well as Public Health, Public Management, Sozial- und Gesundheitsmanagement and Erneuerbare Energien).
Course Level: Scholarship is awarded for pursuing masters degree programme.
Scholarship Provider: Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Scholarship can be taken at: Germany

Eligibility:
-non-engineering students: completion of a Bachelor’s degree or Diploma in the “Regelstudienzeit” with a grade of at least 2.0 (or equivalent to German system, if the degree is from outside Germany)
-engineering students: completion of a Bachelor’s degree or Diploma in the “Regelstudienzeit” with a grade of at least 2.2 (or equivalent to German system, if the degree is from outside Germany) or
-all grades for the first semester in a Master’s programme at the HAW Hamburg better than at least 2.5, also for extensions.
-Ideally students should also have completed an internship and have been involved in a social project or worked as a volunteer.

Scholarship Open for International Students:  International students are eligible for these academic scholarships.

Scholarship Description: Hamburg University of Applied Sciences awards scholarships to academically strong foreign students studying in Master degree programmes. Applicants must have completed their school education outside of Germany or have graduated from a Studienkolleg. They must also have completed their Bachelor’s degree or Diploma at a German university and be enrolled in a Master’s programme at the HAW Hamburg.

Number of award(s):  Not Known

Duration of award(s): The scholarship is for one semester; an extension for a further two semesters is possible.

What does it cover?  The value of scholarship is 400 Euro/month (5 months per semester).

Selection Criteria:  Selection will be based on academic excellence.

Notification:  Not Known

How to Apply:  The application forms are available from the International Office of Hamburg University of Applied Sciences and will be submitted by post. The scholarships are awarded by a commission of Hamburg University of Applied Sciences.

Application Form

Scholarship Application Deadline:  The application deadline is 30 April (for the summer

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Maastricht University High Potential Scholarships for International Students in Netherlands, 2016

Maastricht University high potential scholarships are available for international students from outside the EU/EEA countries. Scholarships are awarded to students for pursuing master’s and graduate programme. Scholarship is granted for the duration a maximum of 12 months. In case of a two-year Master’s programme the scholarship committee will award the scholarship for a maximum of 24 months. The closing date for applications is February 1st 2016.

Study Subject(s):  Scholarships are awarded in all subjects available at the Maastricht University.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing master’s and graduate programme at Maastricht University in Netherlands.
Scholarship Provider: Maastricht University, Netherlands
Scholarship can be taken at: Netherlands

Eligibility:
-Applicants must be admissible for a master’s programme or graduate programme for professionals at Maastricht University and must not be older than 35 years at the start of the academic year. They may apply simultaneously for a master’s programme and this scholarship. An additional requirement for the Master Psychology: they must be ranked in the top 5 %. This must be proved by an official statement of the University.
-Scholarship applicants must have obtained excellent results in their previous studies. This must be shown in the application file by including, for example, grade lists or reference letters. In case of equivalent qualification, preference will be given to applications, which show that the applicant is among the top 5%.
-Applicants must come from a country outside the EU/EEA and meet the requirements for obtaining an entry visa and residence permit for the Netherlands.

Scholarship Open for International Students:  Students from outside the EU/EEA can apply for the scholarships.

Scholarship Description: Maastricht University aims to further strengthen its position as a leading European university offering high-quality education with an international orientation. To this end, the university implements a pro-active recruitment policy for international students, in particular for the Master’s programmes. Scholarships are made available by the Maastricht University Scholarship Fund in order to encourage talented students from outside the EU/EEA to follow a Master’s programme at Maastricht University. One of these scholarships is the Maastricht University High Potential scholarship.

Number of award(s):  Not Known

Duration of award(s):  The High Potential scholarship is awarded for the duration of the Master’s programme, with a maximum of 12 months. In case of a two-year Master’s programme, the Scholarship Committee will award the scholarship for a maximum of 24 months.

What does it cover?  Scholarship includes:
-living expenses per month: € 10.500 (paid to students by Scholarship Office)
-Insurance: max. € 520 (arranged and paid by Scholarship Office)
-Visa Costs: max. € 304 (arranged and paid by Scholarship Office)
-Tuition fee: max. € 13.000 or € 17.500 (arranged and paid by Scholarship Office).

Selection Criteria: For the scholarship assessment, the Scholarship Committee takes all elements of the application into account. Including the level of previous study programmes, academic excellence, motivation, status of the home institution, the connection with the prior study programme, future career plans and references.

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply:  To obtain a scholarship, you must have been accepted to a study programme. Please note that you have to send in your scholarship application before you have been accepted for the study programme. The way to send in the Maastricht University scholarship application forms differ per faculty. Please send this application form to the Faculty contact person at Maastricht University.

Application Form

Scholarship Application Deadline:  The application deadline is February 1st 2016.

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2016 Mäler Research Scholarships in Environmental Economics, Sweden

Applications are invited for Mäler research scholarships from researchers to spend up to four months at the Beijer Institute. The scholarship is intended for early-career researchers in environmental economics from developing regions of the world who already have a PhD or are currently enrolled in a PhD program and will finish within 1-2 years. It covers travel costs to and from Stockholm and provides a monthly allowance for lodging and meals. The application deadline is 30 October 2015.

Study Subject(s): Scholarships are awarded in the field of Environmental Economics. The research focus of the applicant during the stay should relate closely to at least one of the Beijer Institute’s research programs.
Course Level: 
Scholarships are available for undertaking research at the Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics.
Scholarship Provider: Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, Sida
Scholarship can be taken at: 
Sweden

Eligibility: The scholarship is intended for early-career researchers in environmental economics from developing regions of the world who already have a PhD or are currently enrolled in a PhD program and will finish within 1-2 years. Preference is given to researchers affiliated with four regional environmental economics networks—CEEPA, EEPSEA, LACEEP, and SANDEE—and the EfD centers. Others are welcome to apply.

Scholarship Open for International Students: Researchers from developing regions are eligible to apply for these research scholarships.

Scholarship Description: The Mäler Scholarship, launched with support from the Swedish Inte

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HM King’s and HM Queen’s Scholarships for Asian Students in Thailand, 2016

The Asian Institute of Technology is offering HM King’s and HM Queen’s Scholarships for Asian students to pursue a master’s degree program. King’s Scholarships are available in any of the disciplines offered at School of Engineering and Technology (SET) and School of Management (SOM) and Queen’s scholarships are available in environment-related fields offered at the School of Environment, Resources and Development (SERD), AIT. This full scholarship covers tuition fees, accommodation, and a bursary for living expenses in AIT’s residential campus. The application deadline is 31 March 2016.

Study Subject(s):  King’s Scholarships are available in any of the disciplines offered at School of Engineering and Technology (SET) and School of Management (SOM) and Queen’s scholarships are available in environment-related fields offered at the School of Environment, Resources and Development (SERD), AIT.
Course Level: 
Scholarships are awarded for pursuing master’s degree program at the Asian Institute of Technology.
Scholarship Provider: 
Royal Thai Government (RTG) 
Scholarship can be taken at:
 Thailand

Eligibility: Applicants must meet the following criteria:
-Thai national or other nationalities in the Asian region.
-Graduated in related fields from an accredited institution.
-Have a good education record in a 4-year undergraduate program wit cGPA above 3.5 or equivalent, and high proficiency in English (a TOEFL score of 550 or equivalent).

Scholarship Open for International Students: Citizens of Asian countries (Afghanistan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, China, East Timor, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Korea North, Korea South, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar (Burma), Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Philippines, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Thailand, Turkey, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Vietnam and Yemen) can apply for this scholarship.

Scholarship Description: The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) promotes technological change and sustainable development in the Asian-Pacific region through higher education, research and outreach. Established in Bangkok in 1959, AIT has become a leading regional postgraduate institution and is actively working with public and private sector partners throughout the region and with some of the top universities in the world. Recognized for its multinational, multi- cultural ethos, the Institute operates as a self-contained international community at its campus located 40 km (25 miles) north of Bangkok. The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) manages a number of Master’s level scholarships provided by the Royal Thai Government (RTG) to qualified candidates with excellent academic qualifications from Thailand and other Asian countries. The scholarships provide an opportunity for students of diverse background from all countries in Asia to study and do research work together in the truly international environmental at AIT, to build a good foundation for international understanding among people of Asia. The scholarships are as follows:
-His Majesty the King’s Scholarships: Full Scholarship granted to qualified candidates with excellent undergraduate achievements from any Asian country to pursue a Master Degree any of the disciplines offered at School of Engineering and Technology (SET) and School of Management (SOM), AIT
-Her Majesty the Queen’s Scholarships: A Full scholarship granted to qualified candidates with excellent undergraduate achievements from any Asian country to pursue a master’s degree in environmental-related field offered at the School of Environment, Resources and Development (SERD), AIT.

Duration of award(s): Scholarships are awarded for 22-month master’s degree program.

What does it cover? Each scholarship award covers tuition fees, accommodation, and a bursary for living expenses in AIT’s residential campus.

How to Apply: The Nominations from can be faxed or emailed.

Application Form

Scholarship Application Deadline:  The application deadline is 31 March 2016.

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Paid Internships 2016 For National & International Students

By internships1 on April 25, 2012 in International, Internships in USA

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Explore our national and international internship programs to locate the best opportunity that fits your objectives. Paid Internships are the excellent opportunities for college students, professors and researchers. Paid internships are very common in professional careers in the areas of science, engineering and technology, architecture, law, medicine, advertising, business and further more.

Paid interns are usually understood as an employee of the organization.  Internship is a practical training that provides familiarity to the students with their career fields in a short span of time. Internships are boon for those degree seeking or degree holders who want to acquire work experience that provides them an opportunity to gain experience in a particular career or professional field.

Internships are available in all forms-paid, unpaid or partially paid for both part-time and time. Paid interns considered as an employee of the organization whereas unpaid interns are viewed as students rather.

Listed down paid internships are available for young scholars, undergraduates, graduates, Master’s or doctoral students. Manifold Indian and global universities, institutes and other academic bodies such as University of Michigan, NIPCCD (india), Illinois Government, etc. are offering paid internships to number of interns in diverse fields of study. We have collected some of the latest paid national and international internships over here and stated them below. Just go through the links below and opt for the best program.

2016 ASOS Internships For Undergraduates In UK

Applications are invited for ASOS internships within marketing, buying, merchandising, garment technology, software engineering, legal, learning & development, pattern cutting, finance and design – women’s wear clothing departments. It provides a competitive salary and benefits package – every intern on the programme is assigned a mentor, offering support and guidance throughout their time at ASOS. The placements start in late June 2016 for duration of 12 months.

Google Engineering Practicum Internship For Summer In USA, 2016

Google is offering engineering practicum internship for summer 2016 in USA. Applicants must be a first-year or second-year student (freshman or sophomore) currently attending a 4-year Bachelor’s program, majoring or intending to major in computer science or related technical field is eligible to apply. Students must be available for a 12-week internship from May 2016 to August 2016 or June 2016 to September 2016. Internship application deadline is November 30, 2015.

2016 LPI Planetary Science Internship Program, USA

The Lunar and Planetary Institute is offering Planetary Science Internship Program in USA. College undergraduates with at least 50 semester hours of credit interested in pursuing a career in the sciences are eligible. Relevant fields of study include the natural sciences, engineering, computer sciences, and mathematics. Interns will receive a $5,675 stipend plus $1000 U.S. travel stipend, or $1,500 foreign travel reimbursement for foreign interns. Internship application deadline is January 8, 2016.

University of Michigan German Dept. Summer Internship Program In Germany, 2015

Applications are invited for University of Michigan German Dept. Summer Internship Program in Germany. Interns must be enrolled as a degree-seeking student at the University of Michigan and have at least two years of university-level instruction in the field of their major are eligible. Many internships are paid and scholarships are available to qualified participants who receive unpaid internships. A limited number of language course stipends are also available for those who qualify. Internship application deadline is December 4, 2015.

Journalists International Internship Program In Berlin, 2016

Applications are invited for Program “Journalists International” for the year 2016. Applications are open to students of journalism and German studies with journalistic experience. Applicant must be in the 1st or 2nd year of the Master’s program or in the last year of the diploma program (“diploma specialista”). Participants will receive a scholarship of 750, Euro per month and a travel allowance. A low-cost accommodation in a Berlin student residence is available.

Google MBA Internship In USA For Summer Session, 2016

Google is offering MBA Internship programme for summer 2016. Applicants must be pursuing a full-time Master of Business Administration (MBA) program with an expected graduation date between December 2016 and June 2017. This is an 11-12 week paid internship programme. Internship application deadline is December 10.

Bates Environmental Internships In USA, 2016

Application is invited for Bates Environmental Internships for the year 2016. All full-time first-year, sophomore, and junior students, regardless of major are eligible to apply. Seniors are not eligible. Awards will range from $1,000-5,000 and generally are used to provide salary for a volunteer or low-paying position. Internships must be (1) eight weeks or longer and (2) a full-time position involving a minimum of 30 hours per week. Internship application deadline is 30th March 2016.

Google is offering Associate Product Manager Internship for the year 2016. The Product Management team works closely with engineers to guide products from conception to launch. Applicants must be currently pursuing a BA/BS, MA/MS or PhD in Computer Science, graduating in 2017.  International applicants are eligible to apply for this internship programme. Internship application deadline is November 13th, 2015.

RWA Shore Corps Spring Internship Programme In USA, 2015

Applications are invited for Shore Corps internship programme for spring 2015. The paid internships are limited to (15) positions per cycle (spring, fall, summer) and are designed to teach high school students to advocate for their themselves and the environment by addressing challenges and issues within their community. Participants must be of ages 15-19 .

Google Software Engineering PhD Internship In UK, 2016

Google is offering Software Engineering PhD Internship for the year 2016. Interns must be currently pursuing a PhD degree in Computer Science or related technical field and currently enrolled in a full time degree program and returning to the program after the completion of the internship is eligible to apply. International applicants are eligible to apply for this internship programme. Internship application deadline is December 31st, 2015.

DST-NRF Internship Programme In South Africa, 2016-2017

Applications are invited for DST-NRF internship programme for the academic year 2016/17. Interns can choose one discipline per province up to a maximum of 3 in order of preference. Only university graduates with Bachelors, Honours, BTech, MTech or Master’s degrees may apply. People holding a National Diploma, DTech and PhD need not apply. Unemployed South African university graduates and post-graduates in the Science, Engineering, and Technology (SET), Research and Development fields are eligible.

Google Business Internship For International Applicants, 2016

Google is offering business internship programme for the year 2016. Applicants must be currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree program and maintaining student status throughout the internship. Priority given to students graduating end of 2016 or in 2017. International students are eligible to apply for this internship programme. Internship will run for a minimum of 10 weeks and up to 6 months at Google.

ACLUF Legal Internship For International Students In USA, 2016

American Civil Liberties Union Foundation is offering Legal Internship for summer 2016. Interns will have the opportunity to work on all aspects of domestic litigation and international advocacy. This Legal Internship is open to law students who will complete their first semester of law school before the internship commences.  The ACLU undertakes affirmative action strategies in its recruitment and employment efforts to assure that persons with disabilities have full opportunities for employment in all positions.

2016 Hiyoshi International Internship Program In Japan

Applications are invited for Hiyoshi International Internship Program for Graduate students or undergraduate students of College or University in India. Three students from India will be selected for the internship program. Interns will gain experience in Research and practice on chemical analysis (Environmental, food, or other analysis). Indian students can apply for this internship program. Allowances of 80,000 yen per month will be given to each student for 2 months.  Internship application deadline is 30th November 2015.

Google Software Developer Internship For Summer 2016, Canada

Google is offering software developer internship for summer 2016. Applicants must be currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related technical field and must be currently enrolled in a full time degree program and returning to the program after the completion of the internship. Internship application deadline is November 30, 2015.

Woodrow Wilson Paid Internships In Africa Program, USA

The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars is offering paid Internships (Programmatic) with the Africa Program. These are for current graduate students or recent college graduates who have an interest in Africa, preferably with some academic or experiential background in the continent. Interns will be assigned to work directly with the Africa Program Staff in support of project activities for a minimum of 20 hours per week. International students are eligible, but they must hold a valid F-1 or J-1 visa and appropriate work authorization. The application deadline is March 14, 2016.

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Bocconi Graduate Scholarships for International Students in Italy, 2016-2017

Bocconi University is offering graduate scholarships for international students in Italy. The scholarships are available for pursuing Master of Science program at Bocconi. The Bocconi Scholarship for International Students includes a full tuition waiver, worth up to € 12,000 per year. The evaluation will primarily be based on the candidate’s need for aid, however, the candidates academic achievements will also be taken into consideration. The complete dossier provided to the Admissions office will be evaluated.

Study Subject(s):  Scholarships are awarded for Master of Science Program at Bocconi University.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing master degree at Bocconi University in Italy
Scholarship Provider: 
Bocconi University, Italy
Scholarship can be taken at: Italy

Eligibility: Applicants for the first 5 “international” sessions, who are neither a resident or citizen of Italy nor have earned an Italian Undergraduate degree in Italy or abroad, will have the opportunity to apply for the Bocconi Scholarship.

Scholarship Open for International Students: International students can apply for these scholarships.

Scholarship Description:  Bocconi University is committed to making higher education accessible to  our students from  all backgrounds worldwide. Bocconi University offers need-based scholarships to international first year Bocconi Master of Science Program applicants for the 2015-2016 academic year. The awarding of the scholarship takes into consideration not only the economic conditions of the students but also their academic performances; applications required.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s):  The Bocconi Scholarship for International Students will be automatically renewed for the second year  provided the required minimum GPA and academic progress is met as specified in the scholarship acceptance form that must be signed and returned to the University by awardees.

What does it cover?  The Bocconi Scholarship for International Students includes a full tuition waiver, worth up to € 12,000 per year.

Selection Criteria: The evaluation will primarily be  based on the candidate’s need for aid, however, the candidates academic achievements will also be taken into consideration. The complete dossier provided to the Admissions office will be evaluated.

Notification:  Awardees will be informed of assignment shortly after admission in Bocconi; the assignment of an award will be noted in the Admission’s Portal.

How to Apply:  The application must be submitted online by the same date as the online admission’s application. Candidates interested in submitting the application will be able to access the online form using the same username and password used to complete the online application for the admission in Bocconi; and only after the online application for the admission in Bocconi has been completed.

Online Application

Scholarship Application Deadline: Application deadlines are:
-1st round: 31 March 2016
-2nd round: 30 April 2016
-3rd round: 31 May 2016
-4th round: 30 June 2016
-5th round: 31 August 2016

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AIT Fellowship Scheme for International Students in Thailand, 2016

The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) is offering a large number of no-bond postgraduate fellowships for international students. AIT Fellowships are available for postgraduate programs offered at AIT’s School of Engineering and Technology; School of Environment, Resources and Development; and School of Management. Priority is given to Master degree applicants. Fellowships cover tuition, but do not cover registration fees, accommodation fees or living expenses. Applications should be submitted till 31st March 2016.

Study Subject(s):  Fellowships are awarded for postgraduate programs offered at AIT’s School of Engineering and Technology (SET); School of Environment, Resources and Development (SERD); and School of Management (SOM).
Course Level: Fellowships are available for pursuing master and doctoral programme at AIT’s School of Engineering and Technology (SET); School of Environment, Resources and Development (SERD); and School of Management (SOM
Scholarship Provider: The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)
Scholarship can be taken at: Thailand

Eligibility:
-Students of all nationalities are eligible.
-Attain a satisfactory English Requirements.
-Priority is given to Master degree applicants.
-A four-year Bachelor degree from a recognized university is required.
-Applicants to MBA programs require a minimum of one-year’s relevant work experience.

Scholarship Open for International Students: Students of all nationalities can apply for these AIT fellowships.

Scholarship Description: The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) in Thailand is offering applicants to its Master and Doctoral degree programs an opportunity to qualify for generous academic fellowships. A large number of no-bond AIT Fellowships are available for students applying for postgraduate programs offered at AIT’s School of Engineering and Technology (SET); School of Environment, Resources and Development (SERD); and School of Management (SOM). As Asia’s leading international higher learning institute, the AIT Fellowships are intended to increase the number of skilled international scientists, engineers and managers required to meet the future challenges of the emerging Asian Economic Community region and beyond.

Number of award(s):  A large number of no-bond AIT Fellowships are available for students applying for postgraduate programs offered.

Duration of award(s): The 100% Fellowships are awarded for the duration of entire study75% fellowships are awarded for up to 3 semesters and 50% fellowships are available for up to two semesters.

What does it cover?  Fellowships cover tuition, but do not cover registration fees, accommodation fees or living expenses.
AIT Fellowships for Master Degree:
-Full Study Cost Fellowships (672,000 Baht). This fellowship covers the entire study cost (tuition fees) of a Master program.
-75% Study Cost Fellowships (504,000 Baht). This fellowship covers 3 semesters, student pays remainder 188,000 baht as one semester cost).
-50% Study Cost Fellowships (336,000 Baht Award). Recipients pay study cost of two semesters.
Fellowships for Doctoral applicants vary depending on their academic credentials. Normally, eligible applicants should have attained a Cumulative GPA of 3.5 in their Master program and 3.0 in their Undergraduate program.
AIT Fellowships for Doctoral Degree: Applicants should have a Cumulative GPA of 3.50 in their Master’s degree and 2.75 in their undergraduate program from top universities.

Selection Criteria: Not Known

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply:  Applicants can apply via email or online.

Scholarship Application Deadline:  The application deadline is 31st March 2016.

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Avancez Scholarships for Masters Students at Chalmers University in Sweden, 2016

Chalmers University of Technology is awarding a number of scholarships for masters funded by the Chalmers Foundation. The exact number of scholarships is yet to be decided by the Chalmers Foundation. The selection is based on the applicants’ relative academic excellence, which primarily includes weighted average grade but also home university’s stature (including position on global ranking lists) and priority order of the application for Chalmers Master’s programmes. The application deadline is 15 January 2016.

Study Subject(s): The field(s) of study to which the scholarships will be awarded is determined annually by the University President. For the academic year 2016/17 the field of study is unrestricted, but it will be distributed according to targeted areas of education determined by the university management, based on the total number of applicants per each area of education from previous academic year.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing master degree at Chalmers University of Technology.
Scholarship Provider: Swedish Council for Higher Education
Scholarship can be taken at: Sweden

Eligibility:  Citizens from non-EU/EEA countries who are required to pay tuition fees for Swedish University education.
-1st year Master’s programme applicants

Scholarship Open for International Students:  Students of non-EU/EEA countries can apply for these scholarships.

Scholarship Description: Chalmers University of Technology will award a number of scholarships funded by the Chalmers Foundation and these are available to all citizens from non-EU/EEA countries who are liable to pay tuition fees for Swedish university education. The exact number of scholarships is yet to be decided by the Chalmers Foundation.

Number of award(s):  A number of scholarships will be offered.

Duration of award(s):  Scholarships will be awarded for 4 semesters/2 year programme.

What does it cover? -A 75% reduction of the tuition fees (4 semesters / 2 year programme)
-Students who excel during their first year of studies may receive an increased scholarship reduction, which covers 85% of the tuition fee during the second and final year of studies
-No funds are transferred to the scholarship laureates

Selection criteria: The selection is based on the applicants’ relative academic excellence, which primarily includes weighted average grade but also home university’s stature (including position on global ranking lists) and priority order of the application for Chalmers Master’s programmes.

Notification:  Scholarship notifications will be announced by Chalmers from March until mid April 2016.

How to Apply:  It is obligatory to submit an application for Chalmers’ Master’s Programmes at University Admissions prior to making a scholarship application. Only then will you be able to obtain your individual application number, which must be entered correctly in the scholarship application portal in order for us to obtain information about what Master’s Programmes you have applied to at Chalmers, etc. A personal link to the scholarship application portal will be sent to you via email once you have submitted some key information via the link. Note! If you do not have all necessary information at hand to complete all steps of the electronic application form, your scholarship application will not be considered.

Scholarship Application Deadline:  The application deadline is 15 January 2016.

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Graduate School of Science (GSS) Scholarship for International Students in Japan, 2016

GSS Scholarship is available for international students who have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement. Scholarship is awarded for a total of five years starting from the enrollment in a master’s degree course to the end of a three-year Ph.D. course from April/September, 2016 to March/August, 2021. This scholarship provides a monthly stipend of 150,000 yen. The application deadline is October 1 – 31, 2015 for those entering in April and April 1 – 30, 2016- for those entering in September.

Study Subject(s): Scholarship is awarded in all subjects available within the graduate school of science.
Course Level: Scholarship is available for pursuing master’s degree programme at the University of Tokyo in Japan.
Scholarship Provider: Graduate School of Science (GSS), University of Tokyo, Japan
Scholarship can be taken at: Japan

Eligibility: Self-Supported Students with excellent grades who pass the entrance examination for the Master’s rogram at the Graduate School of Science and who newly come to Japan as a student will qualify and enter the program in either April or September 2016. Priority goes to UTRIP (University of Tokyo Research Internship Program) participants. Recipients of other scholarships starting from April or September 2016 are not eligible. There is a possibility that an applicant might be required to withdraw from this scholarship if the applicant is deemed to be the recipient of another scholarship.

Scholarship Open for International Students:  International students can apply for this GSS scholarship.

Scholarship Description:  The University of Tokyo provides international students with access to a number of financial aid options that cover various forms and purposes, including school expense exemptions, scholarships, emergency loans, and student discounts. The Graduate School of Science has established a new scholarship called the “Graduate School of Science (GSS) Scholarship for International Students,” which provides financial support to international students for a total of five years starting from the enrollment in a master’s degree course to the end of a three-year Ph.D. course. The purpose of this scholarship is twofold: to financially support Self-Supported International Students whose academic performance is outstanding and to increase the number of students from abroad.

Number of award(s):  University of Tokyo will be offering few awards for enrolling in April or September.

Duration of award(s):  Scholarship will be awarded for a total of five years starting from the enrollment in a master’s degree course to the end of a three-year Ph.D. course from April/September, 2016 to March/August, 2021.

What does it cover?  This scholarship provides a monthly stipend of 150,000 yen to self-supporting international students who have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement, with the aim of increasing the number of international students.

Selection Criteria:  The scholarship will be awarded to demonstrated outstanding academic achievement, with the aim of increasing the number of international students.

Notification:  The recipient will be decided by the Dean based on the nomination from the Selection Committee. The notification will be sent to the applicant by e-mail in one month after the acceptance letter for the Master’s Program is sent out.

How to Apply:  Applicants should submit the GSS Scholarship application form to the Graduate School Office at the time of their Graduate School application for admission to the Master’s Program. Application Documents:
-GSS Scholarship Application
-One letter of recommendation from a faculty member of your college or university

Scholarship Application Deadline:  The application deadline is October 1 – 31, 2015 for those entering in April and April 1 – 30, 2016- for those entering in September.

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International scholarships for Indians

Lund University Global Scholarship Programme

Lund University
Bachelors/Masters Degree

Deadline:  15 Jan 2016 (annual)
Study in: Sweden
Course starts August 2016

 

Oxford Pershing Square Graduate Scholarships

Pershing Square Foundation
MBA/Masters Degree 

Deadline: 8 Jan/18 Mar 2016 (annual)
Study in:  UK
Course starts September 2016

Last updated: 29 Oct 2015 |

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Chalmers IPOET Scholarships for International Students

Chalmers University
Masters Degree

Deadline: 15 Jan 2016
Study in: Sweden
Course starts August 2016

Last updated: 22 Oct 2015 |

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VU Amsterdam Fellowship Programme for International Students

VU University Amsterdam
Masters Degree

Deadline: 1 Feb 2016 (annual)
Study in: Netherlands
Course starts September 2016

Last updated: 22 Oct 2015 |

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Edinburgh Global Research Scholarships

University of Edinburgh
PhD Degree

Deadline:  1 Feb 2016 (annual)
Study in:  UK
Course starts Sept 2016

Last updated: 22 Oct 2015 |

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Utrecht Excellence Scholarships for International Students

Utrecht University
Bachelors/Masters Degree

Deadline:  1 April/1 Dec (annual)
Study in:  Netherlands
Course starts Sept 2016

 

University of Geneva Excellence Masters Fellowships

University of Geneva
Masters (MS) Degree

Deadline: 15 March 2016 (annual)
Study in:  Switzerland
Course starts September 2016

Uppsala IPK Scholarships for International Students

Uppsala University
Masters Degree

Deadline:  15 Jan 2016 (annual)
Study in: Sweden
Course starts August 2016

 

Reach Oxford Scholarships for Developing Country Students

University of Oxford
Undergraduate Degree

Deadline: 19 Feb 2016 (annual)
Study in: UK
Course starts October 2016

Singapore International Graduate Award

Singapore Government
PhD Degree 

Deadline:  1 Jan 2016 (annual)
Study in:  Singapore
Next Course starts Aug 2016 

Transform Together Scholarships for International and European Union (non-UK) Students

Sheffield Hallam University
Bachelors/Masters Degree

Deadline:  31 May/1 Nov 2015 (annual)
Study in: Sheffield, UK
Course starts Sept 2015/Jan 2016 

 

Eric Bleumink Scholarships at University of Groningen

University of Groningen 
Masters/PhD Degree

Deadline: 15 Jan 2016 (annual)
Study in:  Netherlands
Course starts September 2016

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Business Leader Postgraduate Scholarships at University of Sydney in Australia, 2016

University of Sydney is offering up to twenty Business scholarships in one of the eligible Business School Degrees, which includes the Master of Business Administration (MBA). The scholarships will be awarded to outstanding applicants based on their academic achievement, leadership capabilities, ambassadorial potential and motivation to succeed in business in a socially responsible way. The scholarship covers 50% tuition fees and is tenable for 1.5 to 2 years full-time or 3 to 4 years part-time study. The application deadline is 14 February 2016.

Study Subject(s): Scholarships are awarded in one of the eligible Business School Degrees, which includes the Master of Business Administration (MBA).
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing master program at University of Sydney.
Scholarship Provider: University of Sydney, Australia
Scholarship can be taken at: Australia

Eligibility: The scholarship is available to new students who will commence their first semester of study with the Business School in one of the eligible Masters programs involving 10 to 16 units of study. The scholarship is open to full-time international and full-time or part-time domestic students. Only those applicants who have received an offer of admission for one of the eligible Masters programs in the Business School for the subsequent semester are eligible to apply. Only those applicants who have received an offer of admission for one of the eligible Masters programs in the Business School for the subsequent semester are eligible to apply. Current students who have completed study toward their degree and students receiving an offer of admission for a combined Masters program are not eligible to apply.

Scholarship Open for International Students:  Local and international students can apply for these Business scholarships.

Scholarship Description:  This exciting scholarship program offers financial assistance for half of the required tuition fees for up to twenty incoming Masters students enrolled in one of the eligible Business School Degrees, which includes the Master of Business Administration (MBA). This scholarship is intended to promote academic excellence in coursework Masters programs within the University of Sydney Business School. The scholarships will be awarded to outstanding applicants based on their academic achievement, leadership capabilities, ambassadorial potential and motivation to succeed in business in a socially responsible way. For successful MBA applicants, the scholarships will cover 50% of the tuition fees for up to 12 units of study within the MBA.

Number of award(s):  Up to twenty Business scholarships are available.

Duration of award(s):  Scholarships are tenable for 1.5 to 2 years full-time or 3 to 4 years part-time study. To retain a scholarship, the holder must maintain a continuous enrollment during their degree from the semester for which they sought entry. A continuous enrollment requires four units of study per semester for full-time candidates or two units of study per semester for part-time candidates.

What does it cover?  The scholarship covers 50% tuition fees.

Selection Criteria:  The scholarship is competitive, by application and awarded on merit to the most outstanding applicant assessed against the following four selection criteria:
-prior academic achievement, which must include a prior University degree with an Australian-equivalent average of at least 75%;
-leadership capability, with the successful applicant being required to demonstrate outstanding leadership potential in the business domain
-ambassadorial potential, including outstanding public and professional communication skills; and
-motivation to succeed in business in a socially responsible way by demonstrating a commitment to applying the learning offered in the chosen Masters program to making a positive difference to professional life and business practice.

Notification:  Not Known

How to Apply: Applicants are required to submit an application addressing each of the above criteria, including certified details of prior academic results.

Scholarship Application Deadline:  The application deadline is 14 February 2016.

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Sant Nirankari Charitable Foundation (SNCF)

NIRANKARI RAJMATA SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME FOR MERITORIOUS STUDENTS

NIRANKARI RAJMATA SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME FOR MERITORIOUS STUDENTS

With the blessing of Satguru Babaji, the Sant Nirankari Charitable Foundation (SNCF) has launched a Scholarship Scheme to provide Financial Assistance to Meritorious Students to pursue Professional and Technical Courses at Graduate and Post-Graduate levels. The salient features of the scheme are given below for information and benefit of all concerned.

INTRODUCTION

The Sant Nirankari Charitable Foundation (SNCF) had earlier launched a Scholarship Scheme to provide Financial Assistance to Meritorious Students from the academic year 2014-15, on the basis of “Merit-Cum-Means”, to enable them to pursue Professional and Technical Courses at Graduate and Post-Graduate levels to excel in their life. The scheme has evolved an objective and transparent mechanism to assist the eligible, meritorious and needy students. The Scholarship Scheme has been named as “NIRANKARI RAJMATA SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME FOR MERITORIOUS STUDENTS” from the Academic Year 2015–16.

Education Department of Sant Nirankari Charitable Foundation has also made provision to provide guidance for entrance examinations and carrier counseling from Class X onwards for the timely guidance to the students. For seeking such assistance, you may very kindly contact Prof. G. S. Popli, Mobile No. 9015533002 E-mail Id - profdrgspopli@gmail.com.

Applications are also invited for sponsorship to deserving students selected by Education Department of Sant Nirankari Charitable Foundation. This sponsorship can be for one year/entire course ranging from two to five years for payment of tuition fee.

KEY FEATURES OF NIRANKARI RAJMATA SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME

1. This Scholarship Scheme is open to all the students, who fulfill the eligibility criteria as laid down herein below. The 50% of Scholarship amount is reserved for girls. However, this reserved amount can be used for other students, if girls students are lesser than the total applications.

2. In this Scholarship Scheme, a duly constituted committee of SNCF will assess the economic condition / financial requirements of the applicant’s parents / family, and based on the recommendations of its Education Committee, will grant financial assistance to the meritorious and needy students. The Committee in addition to the existing members will also have Member Incharge HRD and Shri Joginder Sukhija, Advocate looking after legal aspects of Sant Nirankari Charitable Foundation as their ex-officio members.

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NGS Scholarship (NGSS) for International Students in Singapore, 2016

National University of Singapore is offering PhD scholarship for international students with an aptitude for innovative, high calibre PhD research in Singapore. Applicants must graduates with at least 2nd Upper Honours or equivalent qualification. The scholarships will provide monthly stipend of S$3,200 up to 4 years of the PhD studies or up to date of graduation and as well as computer, book and  conference allowance. Applications should be submitted till 15 January 2016.

Study Subject(s): Scholarship is awarded in all subjects available at NUS Graduate School for Integrative Sciences & Engineering (NGS).
Course Level: Scholarship is available for pursuing PhD programme at National University of Singapore.
Scholarship Provider: NUS Graduate School for Integrative Sciences & Engineering (NGS), National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore
Scholarship can be taken at: 
Singapore

Eligibility:
-Opens worldwide.
-Graduates with a passion for cross-disciplinary research in science, engineering, computing, and related aspects of medicine.
-Graduates with at least 2nd Upper Honours, or equivalent qualifications.
-GRE is compulsory for students applying from overseas. Only strongly recommended for graduates from local institutions, e.g. NUS or NTU.
-TOEFL is compulsory (ONLY applicable for applicants whose native tongue or medium of undergraduate instruction is not in English).

Scholarship Open for International Students:  Students from any country can apply for this NGS scholarship.

Scholarship Description: The NGS scholarship is awarded to talented students with an aptitude for innovative, high calibre PhD research. The terms for the NGS Scholarship are being reviewed.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s):  NGS Scholarship will be offered for 4 years.  Award is renewable, subject to satisfactory academic performance of CAP ? 3.8 at the end of every semester.

What does it cover?
-Monthly stipend of S$3,200 will be given up to 4 years of the PhD studies, or up to date of graduation, whichever is earlier.
-Other allowances include computer allowance; book allowance and conference allowance.
-Student must commit to PhD from the outset, cannot exit with MSc.

Selection Criteria: Not Known

Notification: Applicants will be notified on the confirmed receipt of your application package within approximately 4 weeks after the respective application closing dates.

Scholarship Application Deadline: Applications should be submitted online and all supporting documents, together with a printed copy of the application form are to be submitted by post.

Online Application

Scholarship Application Deadline:  The application deadline is 15 January 2016.

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SINGA PhD Awards for International Students in Singapore, 2016

Applications are invited for SINGA Awards for August 2016 intake. Up to 240 SINGA Awards are given every year to top students from all over the world. SINGA only supports PhD studies in the field of science and engineering. PhD training will be carried out in English at applicant’s chosen lab at A*STAR Research Institutes, NTU, NUS or SUTD. The award provides financial support for up to 4 years. The application deadline is 1 January 2016 for August 2016 intake.

Study Subject(s): SINGA only supports PhD studies in the field of science and engineering.
Course Level: Awards are available for pursuing PhD studies either at National University of Singapore (NUS) or Nanyang Technological University (NTU) or the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD).
Scholarship Provider: The Singapore International Graduate Award (SINGA) is a collaboration between the Agency for Science, Technology & Research (A*STAR), the Nanyang Technological University (NTU), the National University of Singapore (NUS) and the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD).
Scholarship can be taken at: Singapore

Eligibility:
-Open to all international students
-Graduates with a passion for research and excellent academic results
-Good skills in written and spoken English
-Good reports from academic referees

Scholarship Open for International Students:  International students can apply for these SINGA Awards.

Scholarship Description:  The Singapore International Graduate Award (SINGA) is a collaboration between the Agency for Science, Technology & Research (A*STAR), the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and the National University of Singapore (NUS) and the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD). PhD training will be carried out in English at your chosen lab at A*STAR Research Institutes, NTU, NUS or SUTD. Students will be supervised by distinguished and world-renowned researchers in these labs. Upon successful completion, students will be conferred a PhD degree by either NTU, NUS or SUTD.

Number of award (s):  Up to 240 SINGA Awards will be given every year to top students from all over the world.

Duration of award(s):  Awards are available for 4 years of PhD studies.

What does it cover?  Total offer is about:
-The stipend amount is SGD 24,000 annually, to be increased to SGD 30,000 after passing Qualifying Examination.
-Full support for tuition fees for 4 years of PhD studies.
-One-time SGD 1,000 Settling-in Allowance
-One-time Airfare Grant of SGD 1,500

Selection Criteria: The selection criteria for SINGA include the applicant’s academic record, publications, recommendations from academic referees, personal achievements, passion and ability to excel in research, and an interview if short-listed.

Notification:  Only short-listed candidates will be notified within 10 weeks from the application closing date.

How to Apply:  Applicant will first need to fill up an online application form and submit it through the SINGA website. Soft copies of the following supporting documents must be uploaded during your online application:
–  Identity card or Passport
– A recent passport-sized photo in JPEG/PNG format
– Bachelor’s Academic Transcripts (in English translation)
– Bachelor’s Degree Scroll (in English translation) or a letter of certification from the university on your candidature if your degree scroll has not yet been conferred
– Master’s Academic Transcripts, if any (in English translation)
– Master’s Degree Scroll, if any (in English translation) or a letter of certification from the university on your candidature if your degree scroll has not yet been conferred
– 2 recommendation reports (to be completed and submitted online by the referees). Not compulsory but good to include (if available): – GRE / IELTS / TOEFL / SAT I & II / GATE results

Scholarship Application Deadline:  The application deadline is 1 January 2016 for August 2016 intake.

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Transform Together Scholarships for International Students in UK, 2015-2016

Sheffield Hallam University offers transform together scholarships for international students to commence their study in January 2015. Scholarships will be awarded to study all full–time taught courses at postgraduate and undergraduate level available at the Sheffield Hallam University. The scholarships include a one-year full or half tuition fee waiver for full-time taught postgraduate courses and 50% tuition fee discount for each year of an undergraduate course. The application deadline is 1 November 2015 for January 2016 start.

Study Subject(s):  Scholarships are awarded to study all full–time taught courses available at the Sheffield Hallam University.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate and postgraduate taught degree at Sheffield Hallam University.
Scholarship Provider: Sheffield Hallam University
Scholarship can be taken at: UK
Accreditation: Sheffield Hallam University is accredited by the University Alliance Association of Commonwealth Universities.

Eligibility:  To be eligible to apply for one of these scholarships you must:
-postgraduate only – have achieved a minimum 2.1 or equivalent in your honours degree and must meet the minimum English and academic entry requirements for your course. Please attach transcripts to scholarship applications
-undergraduate only – have achieved or exceeded the English and academic entry requirements for the course
-have an offer for a full–time taught undergraduate or postgraduate course at Sheffield Hallam University starting in 2014/15.
-be self–funding your studies
-be classed as an international student for fees purposes
-be able to pay any additional fees your course may require, for example field trips

Scholarship Open for International Students:  International students can apply for these Transform Together Scholarships.

Scholarship Description: Transform Together Scholarships are exclusively for international students. If you are a high achiever or you believe you can make a significant contribution to University, please apply. The scholarships include a one-year full or half tuition fee waiver for full-time taught postgraduate courses and 50% tuition fee discount for each year of an undergraduate course.

Number of award(s):  Not Known

Duration of award(s):  The scholarships include a one-year full or half tuition fee waiver for full-time taught postgraduate courses and 50% tuition fee discount for each year of an undergraduate course.

What does it cover?  Transform Together Scholarships are available for all full–time taught courses at Sheffield Hallam.
-Postgraduate courses – full or half fee waiver (100% discount)
-Undergraduate courses – 50% fee discount for each year of your degree

Selection Criteria:  A panel will review the applications and following a competitive process they will award scholarships to well–qualified students who demonstrate academic, personal or professional achievement on their scholarship application form.

Notification:  Applicant will be notified if they have been successful approximately one month after the deadline.

How to Apply:  If you meet the eligibility criteria above, please download the application form and return it via post and email. If you have not yet applied for a course, please visit online prospectus to find a course and apply.

Application Form

Scholarship Application Deadline: Deadline is 1 November 2015 for January 2016 start.

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Excellence Master Fellowships for International Students at University of Geneva in Switzerland, 2016

The Faculty of science of the University of Geneva is awarding excellence master fellowships for students from any country. Fellowship is open to students from any university with very good performance in their studies and that have completed the Bachelor degree or expect to complete it within 6 months. The Excellence Fellowship consists of a grant amounting to CHF 10’000 to CHF 15’000/year (no teaching duties). Selection of the applicants will be based on excellence. The application deadline is 15 March, 2016.

Study Subject(s):  Fellowships are awarded in any discipline available within the Faculty of science. They cover a broad range of scientific disciplines: Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Earth Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Computer Sciences, Mathematics, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Physics.
Course Level: Fellowships are available for pursuing Master of Science program at University of Geneva.
Scholarship Provider: University of Geneva, Switzerland
Scholarship can be taken at: Switzerland

Eligibility:  Application for an Excellence Fellowship is open to students from any university with very good performance in their studies (belonging to the best 10% of their bachelor’s program) and that have completed the Bachelor degree or expect to complete it within 6 months.

Scholarship Open for International Students:  Students of any country can apply for these excellence master fellowships.

Scholarship Description: The Faculty of science of the University of Geneva is an internationally top-ranked scientific institution covering a broad range of scientific disciplines: Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Earth Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Computer Sciences, Mathematics, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Physics. It has a strong focus on research and hosts three National Centres of Competence in Research of the highly competitive Swiss National Science Foundation (Frontiers in Genetics; MaNEP; Chemical Biology) and many European collaborative research projects. The Masters of the Faculty of Science constitute an ideal entry for high-level professional and academic careers.

Number of award(s):  Not Known

Duration of award(s):  It is awarded for one year and extended for the regular duration of the chosen Master’s programme (three or four semesters) provided the applicant is academically successful at the end of his/her first semester of studies.

What does it cover? The Excellence Fellowship consists of a grant amounting to CHF 10’000 to CHF 15’000/year (no teaching duties).

Selection Criteria:  Selection of the applicants will be based on excellence. Evaluation will be made on the basis of the documentation sent by the applicants.

Notification:  Not Known

How to Apply:  Applications should be sent as an unique pdf file by e-mail to the Dean of the Faculty of Science: Excellence-Master-Sciences-at-unige.ch. The application (in English or French) consists of:
-Application Form
-A Curriculum Vitae including the transcript of exams passed during the bachelor education, with grades.
-A two-page essay in which the applicant describes his/her specific scientific interests, specifies the Master’s program at the Faculty of Science he/her would like to pursue, and motivates the intention to pursue a Master of Science programme at the University of Geneva.
-If possible: Letters of references from two professors (preferably sent by them directly to the e-mail address indicated below). They should specifically attest if the candidate fulfills the conditions of the Excellence Fellowship Program.
-Any other pertinent information like results of GRE (General requirement examination), of TOEFL or other language test.

Scholarship Application Deadline:  The application deadline is 15 March, 2016.

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2016 Khorana Program For Indian Research Scholars In USA

Applications are invited for Khorana Program for 10 week research period. This program is funded by the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India, Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) and WINStep. The Khorana Program will provide opportunities to Indian students to undertake research at University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW) and partner universities in Summer 2016. Scholarship includes stipend, airfare, health insurance. Students pursuing PhD are not eligible to apply.

Field of Internship:  The Khorana Program will provide opportunities to Indian students to undertake research at leading US universities. Students currently enrolled in recognized institutions of higher education in India in the areas of Biotechnology (including agricultural, health and biomedical sciences).
Course Level: Internship
Internship Provider: The Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India, Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) and WINStep.
Internship can be taken at: 
USA (Undertake research at University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW) and partner universities in Summer).

Eligibility:  Application Guidelines for Indian students:-
-Candidates enrolled in B.Tech, M.Tech, or M.Sc., M.B.B.S., and BPharm or other courses in Biotechnology (including agricultural, health and biomedical sciences) are eligible to apply. PhD students are NOT eligible to apply.
-The applicant should have: • Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 8.0 or higher • Percentage equivalent: 75% and higher.
-Only those candidates who shall be completing their degree program on or after May 2016 are eligible to apply.
-Supporting documents should be provided strictly according to the check-list mentioned in point 17 of the application form.
-Applications should be co-submitted electronically to scholar-at-indousstf.org and on the online application system Hard copies are NOT required.
-Candidates are encouraged to submit the application as a single Word/Pdf document along with scanned copies of latest mark sheet/transcript, No-Objection Certificate & 2 Letters of Recommendation. Handwritten & single scanned pages of application form will not be acceptable. Please DO NOT attach Class X/Class XII mark sheets.
-Recommendation letters can be sent along with the application form or if referees wish to give a sealed one, they may send it directly toscholar-at-indousstf.org with applicant’s full name in the subject line. Hard copies are not required.
-Applications in subject-fields other than those specified in the advertisement will not be considered.

Internship Open for International Students: Indian Citizens are eligible to apply for this programme.

Is this paid internship?  Applicants will receive Stipend, Airfare, Health Insurance, Accommodation (varies with the US host institution).

Internship Description:   The Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India, Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) and WINStep Forward are partnering to support the prestigious Khorana Program for Scholars named in honor of Dr. Har Gobind Khorana, who won the Nobel Prize in 1968 for his work at the interface of Chemistry and Biology while a member of the UW faculty. The Khorana Program will provide opportunities to Indian students to undertake research at University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW) and partner universities in Summer 2015 for a period of 10 weeks.

Number of awards offered:  Not Known

Internship Duration:  The programme dates are May – July 2016.

Notification:  Not Known

How to Apply: Applications should be co-submitted electronically to scholar@indousstf.org and on the online application system at on the WINStep Forward Applications | Khorana Program.

 

 

 

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European Master Fellowships for International Students in Netherlands, 2016

A pplications are invited for European Master Fellowships to pursue MSc in Food Technology at Wageningen University as well as to the specialisation European Master in Food Studies. Each year one full fellowship is available for a student originating from Africa and the region between Sahara and Rep. of South Africa. This fellowship is covering the costs of studying and living for the two years. The fellowship is only available for students who have received an admission letter for the MSc European Master in Food Studies starting 2016. The application deadline is 15 April 2016.

Study Subject(s): Fellowships are awarded for MSc Food Technology at Wageningen University as well as to the specialisation European Master in Food Studies.
Course Level: Fellowships are awarded for pursuing MSc programme at Wageningen University.
Scholarship Provider: The board of the Foundation European Master Food
Scholarship can be taken at: Netherlands

Eligibility: Eligible candidates fulfill the following criteria (all criteria should be met):
-Admitted to the MSc Food Technology at Wageningen University as well as to the specialisation European Master in Food Studies (other study programmes or specialisations do not qualify)
-Nationality / citizenship from outside the European Union and European Economic Space, Surinam and the Netherlands Antilles, not having a permanent residence permit in any of the above regions
-A GPA of at least 75 (75% of maximum scale) in their BSc degree
-Below the age of 30 when starting the European Master programme

Scholarship Open for International Students: International students (Nationality / citizenship from outside the European Union and European Economic Space, Surinam and the Netherlands Antilles, not having a permanent residence permit in any of the above regions) can apply for this scholarship programme.

Scholarship Description: The European Master in Food Studies aims to increase the scientific, research and personal skills of the participants, and to enhance their awareness of the international dimensions of the global food industry. Students will graduate with a good awareness of the technological, social, economical and political developments in Europe’s most important industrial sector. The European Master in Food Studies is a two year MSc programme, accredited by the Dutch Ministry of Education. The diploma is worldwide recognized when applying for jobs. The board of the Foundation European Master Food has decided to allocate a budget for fellowships.

Number of award(s): There is one full fellowship available for students entering the 2016-2017 programme.

Duration of award(s): Fellowships will be awarded for two years (one edition), with an evaluation after the Massy, France stay during the first year. Fellowships will be paid annually at the beginning of the academic year.

What does it cover? The fellowship is covering the costs of studying and living for the two years.

Selection Criteria: The fellowships will only be awarded to students who can demonstrate that they have not already obtained a full fellowship for the duration of the programme and who can demonstrate that they can not raise sufficient funding independently.

Notification: The decision will be made within two weeks after the HSP and NFP fellowships have been awarded. These fellowships are Dutch National Fellowships and candidates obtaining one of those fellowships will be excluded from the European Masters Fellowships. The NFP/HSP fellowships will be awarded generally at the end of April each year (no fixed date).

How to Apply: Candidates who have received an admission confirmation for the European Master study programme, can submit a fellowship application by e-mail to the programme coordinator.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 15 April 2016.

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School of Civil, Environmental and Chemical Engineering Academic Merit Scholarship in Australia, 2016

RMIT University is inviting applications for school of civil, environmental and chemical engineering academic merit scholarship. The scholarship provides $5000 for one year. The number of scholarships offered will be determined each year. The application deadline is 10 March 2016.

Study Subject(s):  Scholarships are provided in Bachelor of Engineering (Civil and Infrastructure) (Honours), Bachelor of Engineering (Civil and Infrastructure) (Honours)/Bachelor of Business (Management), Bachelor of Engineering (Environmental Engineering) (Honours), Bachelor of Environmental Science/Bachelor of Engineering (Environmental Engineering) (Honours), Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical Engineering) (Honours), Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical Engineering) (Honours)/Bachelor of Business (Management), Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical Engineering) (Honours)/Bachelor of Science (Biotechnology), Bachelor of Science (Applied Chemistry)/Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical Engineering) (Honours) and Bachelor of Science (Food Technology and Nutrition)/Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical Engineering) (Honours)by School of Civil, Environmental and Chemical Engineering at RMIT University.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing bachelor degree level at RMIT University,  Australia.
Scholarship Provider: RMIT University,  Australia
Scholarship can be taken at:
 Australia

Eligibility: To be eligible for this scholarship you must:
-be an Australian or New Zealand citizen, Australian permanent resident, international student or humanitarian visa holder
-have achieved excellent year 12 results with an ATAR (Australian Tertiary Admission Rank) (or equivalent) of 90 or greater in 2014/2015
-demonstrate aspirations and aptitude to study in the relevant field
-be commencing your first year in one of the following civil, environmental or chemical programs full-time in semester 1, 2016 : Bachelor of Engineering (Civil and Infrastructure) (Honours), Bachelor of Engineering (Civil and Infrastructure) (Honours)/Bachelor of Business (Management), Bachelor of Engineering (Environmental Engineering) (Honours), Bachelor of Environmental Science/Bachelor of Engineering (Environmental Engineering) (Honours), Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical Engineering) (Honours), Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical Engineering) (Honours)/Bachelor of Business (Management), Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical Engineering) (Honours)/Bachelor of Science (Biotechnology), Bachelor of Science (Applied Chemistry)/Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical Engineering) (Honours) and Bachelor of Science (Food Technology and Nutrition)/Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical Engineering) (Honours).

Scholarship Open for International Students: Australian or New Zealand and international students can apply for these scholarships.

Scholarship Description:  If you are commencing a full-time Bachelor of Engineering degree in the School of Civil, Environment and Chemical Engineering, this scholarship can provide financial assistance in your first year of study.

Number of award(s):  The number of scholarships offered will be determined each year.

Duration of award(s):  Scholarships are offered for one year.

What does it cover?  The scholarship provides $5000 for one year.

Selection criteria: The scholarships will be awarded on academic merit.

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply:  The mode of applying is online. Complete the online application by the close date. Multiple applications will not be considered; only your first application will be assessed. Note: it is expected that the online application will take approximately thirty to forty minutes to complete. Once you have completed a question online, you cannot go back and modify your response/s. The main application questions are listed below to allow you to prepare your answers in advance (prior to starting the online application).
-What are your academic achievements, including any distinctions/awards/prizes received? (maximum 1800 characters)
-Why do you wish to study in the civil and infrastructure, chemical or environmental engineering fields? (maximum 1800 characters)
-What are your future plans and aspirations in the engineering industry? (maximum 1800 characters)
-List the technical/ software skills/ other qualifications (excluding VCE) that you have.
-Besides your VCE have you completed any other qualifications?
-What are you interests outside of school/work?

Online application

Scholarship Application Deadline:  The application deadline is 10 March 2016.

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DAAD Scholarships for Developing Countries’ Students, 2016-2017

Applications are invited for DAAD scholarships from developing countries‘ students. The scholarships are available for pursuing a postgraduate degree at German institutions of Higher education. These scholarships provide monthly installment of EUR 750.00. and also include the costs for health, accident and liability insurance in Germany and an adequate travelling allowance.

Study Subject(s) : DAAD Scholarships are awarded for pursuing development-related postgraduate courses in the areas of Economic Sciences/Business Administration/Political Economics, Development Co-operation, Engineering and related sciences, Mathematics, Regional Planning, Agricultural and Forest Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Public Health/Veterinary Medicine/Medicine, Social Science, Education & Law and Media Studies.
Course Level:
Scholarships are available to pursue a postgraduate degree at German institutions of Higher education.
Scholarship Provider:
BMZ (Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development)
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Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue a postgraduate degree at German institutions of Higher education.

Scholarship Provider: BMZ (Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development)

Scholarship can be taken atGermany

Eligibility :
-Age limit: No age limit. But the last academic degree should normally not be more than six years old.
-Degree: Bachelor or Master
-GPA: min 2,75 for Master candidates (some study programs applied GPA more than 2,75. Please see the detail on the website of each study program) and 3,00 for Doctoral candidates.
-Work experience: at least two years after completing Bachelor degree.
-Language skill:
-For postgraduate courses held in English request an international 

-Age limit: No age limit. But the last academic degree should normally not be more than six years old.

-Degree: Bachelor or Master

-GPA: min 2,75 for Master candidates (some study programs applied GPA more than 2,75. Please see the detail on the website of each study program) and 3,00 for Doctoral candidates.

-Work experience: at least two years after completing Bachelor degree.

-Language skill:

-For postgraduate courses held in English request an international TOEFL(minimum score: 550 paper based, 213 computer based, 80 internet based) or IELTS (band 6). Some courses may expect a different level. For detailed information see the website of the relevant course.
-For postgraduate courses held in German: please see the details on the course list. A certain level of German language exam may be required before admission to the course.

-For postgraduate courses held in German: please see the details on the course list. A certain level of German language exam may be required before admission to the course.

Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries : Students (on the DAC List of the OECD) from following developing countries can apply: Europe: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Moldova, Rep., Montenegro, Serbia, Turkey, Ukraine and Belarus; North Africa: Egypt, Algeria, Libya, Morocco and Tunisia. Sub-Saharan Africa: Angola, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Ivory Coast (Côte D’Ivoire), Djibouti, Eritrea, Gabon, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Kenya, Comoros, Congo, Congo, Dem. Rep., Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mayotte, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Zambia, Sâo Tomé and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Zimbabwe, Somalia, St. Helena, Sudan, South Africa, Southern Sudan (new), Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Chad, Uganda and Central African Republic; North and Central America: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Belize, Costa Rica, Dominica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Cuba, Mexico, Montserrat, Nicaragua, Panama, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines Trinidad and Tobago; South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Guyana, Columbia, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay and Venezuela; Near and Middle East: Iraq, Iran, Yemen, Jordan, Lebanon, Oman, Palestinian territories and Syria; South and Central Asia: Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Georgia, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, the Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Tadzhikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan; East Asia: China, Indonesia, Cambodia, Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Philippines, Thailand, East Timor and Vietnam. OCEANIA: Cooki Oslands, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Samoa, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu and Wallis and Futuna.

Scholarship Description : The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) – Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst – supports a range of postgraduate courses at German universities which aim at providing academically educated young professionals from Developing Countries with further specialized studies. The DAAD supports these selected programs with a certain quota of scholarships and with financial assistance for a special tutoring system. At the end of the course (programs run 12 to 36 months, depending on the particular institution) participants can obtain an internationally recognized Master’s or in some courses PhD degree.

What does it cover?  The DAAD pays a monthly scholarship installment, currently set at EUR 750.00. In addition, the scholarship includes costs for health, accident and liability insurance in Germany and an adequate travelling allowance, in so far as the home country or another donor is not already covering these expenses. Furthermore, the DAAD pays an annual research grant. However, the universities might charge additional fees not covered by the scholarship (e.g., enrollment fee, semester ticket, etc).

Selection Criteria: Selection criteria and procedures for DAAD Scholarships for Developing Countries recipients ensure that:
-target candidates have proven, development-related motivation and can be expected to make full use of their scholarship and education by taking on social responsibility later in their careers, acting as agents of change who stimulate and support development in their personal and professional surroundings ( motivation, commitment to development),
-candidates have the professional and academic qualifications Necessary to Ensure successful completion of the degree programs in Germany (final scores on previous academic examinations, language skills),
-women and candidates from disadvantaged groups who meet the required academic and professional standards and show proven commitment to development-related issues are especially targeted for program admission.

-target candidates have proven, development-related motivation and can be expected to make full use of their scholarship and education by taking on social responsibility later in their careers, acting as agents of change who stimulate and support development in their personal and professional surroundings ( motivation, commitment to development),

-candidates have the professional and academic qualifications Necessary to Ensure successful completion of the degree programs in Germany (final scores on previous academic examinations, language skills),

-women and candidates from disadvantaged groups who meet the required academic and professional standards and show proven commitment to development-related issues are especially targeted for program admission.

How to Apply : Scholarship applicants from developing countries (on the DAC list of OECDs) can send their applications (under consideration of the various submission deadlines) only directly to the eligible institutions. Applications from Cameroon, Myanmar, and Nigeria MUST be submitted at the German embassy. Applicants from the People’s Republic of China are requested to include the APS Certificate as well as two address labels in their national language along with their other application documents.
Please note: Please be sure to address applications to the postgraduate course directly! Applications sent via e-mail to the DAAD cannot be considered during the selection process. Applicants are asked to state whether they are able to pay for cost of living expenses and their studies in Germany themselves or whether they can only complete the postgraduate course with financial support from a DAAD scholarship. Qualified applicants for whom self-financing is possible, have a good chance of being accepted by a postgraduate course. Scholarships cannot be awarded without the official DAAD application form. Many courses, however, have their own forms, which must be submitted in addition to the DAAD application form (see details under course description).

Please note: Please be sure to address applications to the postgraduate course directly! Applications sent via e-mail to the DAAD cannot be considered during the selection process. Applicants are asked to state whether they are able to pay for cost of living expenses and their studies in Germany themselves or whether they can only complete the postgraduate course with financial support from a DAAD scholarship. Qualified applicants for whom self-financing is possible, have a good chance of being accepted by a postgraduate course. Scholarships cannot be awarded without the official DAAD application form. Many courses, however, have their own forms, which must be submitted in addition to the DAAD application form (see details under course description).

Required documents (in the following order):

-DAAD application form

-hand-signed CV (please use the europass specimen form

-hand-signed letter of motivation (with reference to current occupation)

-research exposé (if required by university)

-academic letter/s of recommendation from your university; the letter must have a signature and office stamp and must be of recent date (not in a sealed envelope)

-professional letter/s of recommendation from your employer; the letter must have a signature and office stamp and must be of recent date (not in a sealed envelope)

-confirmation of employment from the employer in your home country and if possible, a guarantee of re-employment upon your return home

-Proof of language abilities: English–IELTS or TOEFL (Note: Institutional TOEFL will not be accepted); German – necessary for the courses taught in German; for the courses taught in English, if available

-copies of awarded academic degrees

-copies of academic transcripts

-copy of School Leaving Certificate

Application Form

Scholarship Applications Dates and Deadlines: Please contact the respective eligible institutions regarding the application deadline, because the application deadlines may vary from university to university. Please also check the relevant deadlines in our brochure. One application per postgraduate course is sufficient. Late applications cannot be considered!

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Excellence Master Fellowships for International Students at University of Geneva in Switzerland, 2016

The Faculty of science of the University of Geneva is awarding excellencemaster fellowships for students from any country. Fellowship is open to students from any university with very good performance in their studies and that have completed the Bachelor degree or expect to complete it within 6 months. The Excellence Fellowship consists of a grant amounting to CHF 10’000 to CHF 15’000/year (no teaching duties). Selection of the applicants will be based on excellence. The application deadline is 15 March, 2016.

Study Subject(s):  Fellowships are awarded in any discipline available within the Faculty of science. They cover a broad range of scientific disciplines: Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Earth Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Computer Sciences, Mathematics, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Physics.
Course Level: Fellowships are available for pursuing Master of Science program at University of Geneva.
Scholarship Provider: University of Geneva, Switzerland
Scholarship can be taken at: Switzerland

Course Level: Fellowships are available for pursuing Master of Science program at University of Geneva.

Scholarship Provider: University of Geneva, Switzerland

Scholarship can be taken at: Switzerland

Eligibility:  Application for an Excellence Fellowship is open to students from any university with very good performance in their studies (belonging to the best 10% of their bachelor’s program) and that have completed the Bachelor degree or expect to complete it within 6 months.

Scholarship Open for International Students:  Students of any country can apply for these excellence master fellowships.

Scholarship Description: The Faculty of science of the University of Geneva is an internationally top-ranked scientific institution covering a broad range of scientific disciplines: Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Earth Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Computer Sciences, Mathematics, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Physics. It has a strong focus on research and hosts three National Centres of Competence in Research of the highly competitive Swiss National Science Foundation (Frontiers in Genetics; MaNEP; Chemical Biology) and many European collaborative research projects. The Masters of the Faculty of Science constitute an ideal entry for high-level professional and academic careers.

Number of award(s):  Not Known

Duration of award(s):  It is awarded for one year and extended for the regular duration of the chosen Master’s programme (three or four semesters) provided the applicant is academically successful at the end of his/her first semester of studies.

What does it cover? The Excellence Fellowship consists of a grant amounting to CHF 10’000 to CHF 15’000/year (no teaching duties).

Selection Criteria:  Selection of the applicants will be based on excellence. Evaluation will be made on the basis of the documentation sent by the applicants.

Notification:  Not Known

How to Apply:  Applications should be sent as an unique pdf file by e-mail to the Dean of the Faculty of Science: Excellence-Master-Sciences-at-unige.ch. The application (in English or French) consists of:
-Application Form
-A Curriculum Vitae including the transcript of exams passed during the bachelor education, with grades.
-A two-page essay in which the applicant describes his/her specific scientific interests, specifies the Master’s program at the Faculty of Science he/her would like to pursue, and motivates the intention to pursue a Master of Science programme at the University of Geneva.
-If possible: Letters of references from two professors (preferably sent by them directly to the e-mail address indicated below). They should specifically attest if the candidate fulfills the conditions of the Excellence Fellowship Program.
-Any other pertinent information like results of GRE (General requirement examination), of TOEFL or other language test.

-Application Form

-A Curriculum Vitae including the transcript of exams passed during the bachelor education, with grades.

-A two-page essay in which the applicant describes his/her specific scientific interests, specifies the Master’s program at the Faculty of Science he/her would like to pursue, and motivates the intention to pursue a Master of Science programme at the University of Geneva.

-If possible: Letters of references from two professors (preferably sent by them directly to the e-mail address indicated below). They should specifically attest if the candidate fulfills the conditions of the Excellence Fellowship Program.

-Any other pertinent information like results of GRE (General requirement examination), of TOEFL or other language test.

Scholarship Application Deadline:  The application deadline is 15 March, 2016.

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Chancellor’s International Scholarships at University of Warwick in UK, 2016-2017

July 27, 2015

The University of Warwick is awarding up to 25 Chancellor’s InternationalScholarships for 2016/17 entry to the most outstanding international PhD applicants. Students currently enrolled on a PhD or MPhil/PhD at the University of Warwick may apply in their first year of registration only. maintenance stipend in line with RCUK rates (provisional £14,254* for full time award holders in 2016/17). The application deadline is 13th January 2016. Please note no late applications will be accepted.

Study Subject(s):  Scholarships are awarded in any field offered at University of Warwick.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing postgraduate research program (PhD or M Phil/PhD) at University of Warwick.
Scholarship Provider:
 University of Warwick, UK
Scholarship can be taken at: 
UK

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing postgraduate research program (PhD or M Phil/PhD) at University of Warwick.

Scholarship Provider: University of Warwick, UK

Scholarship can be taken at: UK

Eligibility:  Applicants for a Chancellor’s International Scholarship must also be applying for a PhD at the University of Warwick to begin in October 2016;
-Students currently enrolled on a PhD or MPhil/PhD at the University of Warwick may apply in their first year of registration only.
-Applicants must expect to be ‘overseas’ students for fees purposes, but there is no other nationality criteria;
-Applicants may be from any discipline at Warwick.

-Students currently enrolled on a PhD or MPhil/PhD at the University of Warwick may apply in their first year of registration only.

-Applicants must expect to be ‘overseas’ students for fees purposes, but there is no other nationality criteria;

-Applicants may be from any discipline at Warwick.

Scholarship Open for International Students: Overseas students can apply for these scholarships.

Scholarship Description: The University of Warwick is committed to being able to ensure as many academically outstanding students as possible from around the world are able to study here. The Chancellor’s International Scholarships are allocated annually via a combined postgraduate research scholarship competition and are open to all overseas students in any discipline offered at Warwick.

Number of award(s):  For 2016-17 entry the Warwick Graduate School expects to award 25 Chancellor’s International Scholarships.

Duration of award(s):  Awards will be made on an annual basis for up to 3.5 years for full-time students subject to satisfactory progress. Current first-year PhD students who are successful will be allocated the scholarship for a maximum of 2.5 years funding. No funding is retrospective.
-It is not possible for the award to be renewed past the end of your registration or past 3.5 years, whichever expires first.

-It is not possible for the award to be renewed past the end of your registration or past 3.5 years, whichever expires first.

What does it cover? Awards made for entry in Autumn 2015 will include both of the following:
-The full payment of overseas tuition fees (worth up to £18,800 at 15/16 rates, this figure is likely to increase with inflation for 2016/17)
-A maintenance stipend in line with RCUK rates (provisional £14,254* for full time award holders in 2016/17)
-Length of funding: 3.5 years unless you are already in your first year of study when you apply then the length of funding will be reduced accordingly

-The full payment of overseas tuition fees (worth up to £18,800 at 15/16 rates, this figure is likely to increase with inflation for 2016/17)

-A maintenance stipend in line with RCUK rates (provisional £14,254* for full time award holders in 2016/17)

-Length of funding: 3.5 years unless you are already in your first year of study when you apply then the length of funding will be reduced accordingly

Selection criteria: Competition for the awards is very high and awards will only be made to those who are able to demonstrate academic excellence and the potential to be an outstanding researcher. When considering applications the relevant committee will pay particular attention to your degree results, research proposal, reference letters and supporting statements from departments, plus evidence of relevant professional or extracurricular experience.

Notification:  Results of the PGR Scholarships Competition will be communicated through email by mid March 2016.

How to Apply: -Applicants should read the guidance notes carefully before completing the application form.
-New applicants can apply for the Chancellor’s International Scholarship by completing the Joint Postgraduate Admissions and Scholarship Application form. If you are eligible for this scholarship you will be asked if you would like to be considered for funding as part of your application to the University. Please select YES at this point and you will be invited to complete further information that will form the basis of your application for this Scholarship.
-If you are in the first year of your PhD or applied before 1st August 2015 and would like to be considered for this Scholarship to fund the remainder of your studies please complete the Single Scholarship Application form.

-New applicants can apply for the Chancellor’s International Scholarship by completing the Joint Postgraduate Admissions and Scholarship Application form. If you are eligible for this scholarship you will be asked if you would like to be considered for funding as part of your application to the University. Please select YES at this point and you will be invited to complete further information that will form the basis of your application for this Scholarship.

-If you are in the first year of your PhD or applied before 1st August 2015 and would like to be considered for this Scholarship to fund the remainder of your studies please complete the Single Scholarship Application form.

Scholarship Application Deadline:  The application deadline is 13th January 2016. Please note no late applications will be accepted.

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Canadian Government Doctoral Research Scholarships for International Students, 2016/2017

Each year the government of Canada offers doctoral research scholarships in the natural sciences, mathematics and engineering fields for international students. The maximum annual value of the scholarship is $20 000. The scholarship holder may also receive up to nine payments totaling $60 000 during the nine sessions or 36 months. Only students who have been pre selected by a Québec university may apply for these scholarships. Applicants must consult the deadlines of the universities for pre selection. The deadline for submitting complete files directly to the FRQNT is November 1st, 2015.

Study Subject(s):  Scholarships are awarded in the natural sciences, mathematics and engineering fields.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing doctoral studies at Québec University.
Scholarship Provider: Government of Canada
Scholarship can be taken at: Canada

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing doctoral studies at Québec University.

Scholarship Provider: Government of Canada

Scholarship can be taken at: Canada

Eligibility:  Applicants must:
-Must meet all eligibility requirements for the competition closing date, which is the 1 st November 2015.
–Must have been preselected by a Québec university no later than 23 September 2015 .
-Must not have already received a scholarship for foreign students Ministry of Education, Higher Education and Research (MEESR) or Quebec granting agencies.
-Should not be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada.
-Must not have applied for permanent residence under the Canadian immigration laws.

-Must meet all eligibility requirements for the competition closing date, which is the 1 st November 2015.

–Must have been preselected by a Québec university no later than 23 September 2015 .

-Must not have already received a scholarship for foreign students Ministry of Education, Higher Education and Research (MEESR) or Quebec granting agencies.

-Should not be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada.

-Must not have applied for permanent residence under the Canadian immigration laws.

Scholarship Open for International Students: International students except from Canada can apply for these scholarships.

Scholarship Description:  Doctoral Research Fellowship Program for Foreign Students (DE) of the Québec Research Fund – Nature and Technology (FRQNT) aims to stimulate the interest of foreign students to undertake or pursue doctoral studies in Quebec and financially support the best foreign applicants wishing to carry out a doctorate in natural sciences, mathematical sciences and engineering. The scholarships are aimed at foreign students who had been pre-selected by a Québec university and who wish to carry out their doctoral studies in the natural sciences, mathematics and engineering fields.

Duration of award(s):  Scholarships are tenable for first nine sessions or 36 months.

What does it cover?  The maximum annual value of the doctoral research scholarship for international students is $20 000. During the eligibility period (nine sessions or 36 months), the scholarship holder may receive up to nine payments totaling $60 000. Each payment of up to $6 667 covers a period of four months or one session.

Selection Criteria:  Applications are evaluated according the following criteria:
-Applicant’s academic record
-Applicant’s research skills and relevant research experience
-Quality and scientific interest of the project and socioeconomic scope of the project, if applicable
-Social involvement, leadership and communication skills

-Applicant’s academic record

-Applicant’s research skills and relevant research experience

-Quality and scientific interest of the project and socioeconomic scope of the project, if applicable

-Social involvement, leadership and communication skills

Notification:  The board of directors of the FRQNT will announce its decision electronically in late April, advising applicants directly via their e-files. Each applicant will be informed of his/her ranking and may print his/her announcement letter. It is strictly prohibited to contact committee members, who must abide by confidentiality rules. The decisions of the board of directors of the FRQNT are final and without appeal. There is no review process. The applicant must accept or refuse the scholarship in the ten (10) business days following the receipt of the offer by filling out the e-form in his/her scholarship holder’s file. Should an applicant fail to accept the award before the deadline, the Fonds will consider that he/she has refused it.

How to Apply:  Only students who have been preselected by a Québec university may apply to the competition. University representatives who preselect applicants must fill out the applicant nomination form, which is available on the extranet site of the FRQNT. Preselected applicants will receive a Personal Identification Number (PIN) and a password and must then fill out an e-form to which will be attached the required documents. These forms must be filled out and submitted electronically by the competition deadline.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The deadline for presentation of proposals by the candidates to a university varies from university to university. The deadline for submission of the preselected applications by universities is September 23rd 2015. The deadline for submitting application to the FRQNT for preselected candidates is 1st November 2015.

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IAS-STS Fellowship Programme for International Researchers in Austria, 2016-2017

The Institute for Advanced Studies on Science, Technology and Society (IAS-STS) at Graz University is offering international fellowship programme to perform work focussing on the relationship between technology and society. The IAS-STS is open to participants from all countries of origin and academic positions. The IAS-STS invites researchers to apply for a stay between 1 October 2016 and 30 June 2017. Applicants for a long-term fellowship (around a nine months’ stay) at the IAS-STS have the opportunity to apply for a grant to cover their living costs up to a maximum amount of 940 Euros per month. The application deadline is December 31, 2015.

Study Subject(s):  Fellowships are awarded to perform work focusing on the relationship between technology and society. The Fellowship Programme 2016-2017 is dedicated to projects investigating the following issues: Gender-Technology – Environment; Life Sciences/Biotechnology; Towards Low-Carbon Energy Systems and Sustainable Food Systems
Course Level: Fellowships are available for undertaking research.
Scholarship Provider: The Institute for Advanced Studies on Science, Technology and Society (IAS-STS), Graz University
Scholarship can be taken at: Austria

Eligibility:
-The IAS-STS is directed towards young scientists as well as senior scholars wishing to conduct research into the interrelationship between science, technology and society. Eligible candidates must have completed university or college studies. Preference is given to Fellowship applicants working on their dissertation or postdoctoral thesis.
-The IAS-STS is open to participants from all countries of origin and academic positions. In order to ensure an interdisciplinary structure and a wide variety of research methods, the Institute endeavours to appoint Research Fellows and Visiting Scholars from a wide range of disciplinary backgrounds. Moreover, the IAS-STS aims to appoint an equal number of male and female researchers.
-Successful candidates do not have to attend specialized courses or other educational programmes at IAS-STS. We simply offer office infrastructure and literature. More importantly, IFZ and IAS-STS scholars, specializing in the aforementioned issues, are on-hand, able and willing to support the Fellows’ research by, for example, discussing results.
-Fellows have complete freedom to choose their research project as long as it falls within one of the five areas detailed in the Fellowship Programme. So, whether you are a PhD student writing your thesis, or a senior academic working on a paper or book, you will be most welcome at IAS-STS. We offer you a stimulating work environment, surrounded by experts in the fields of science, technology, society and their interrelationships; thus affording successful Fellows an intellectually inspiring and collegiate base from which to conduct research.

Scholarship Open for International Students:  Applicants from all countries can apply for this fellowship.

Scholarship Description:  The IAS-STS in Graz, Austria, promotes the interdisciplinary investigation of the links and interactions between science, technology and society, as well as technology assessment and research into the development and implementation of socially and environmentally sound technologies. Broadly speaking, the IAS-STS is an institute for the enhancement of science, technology and society studies. The IAS-STS invites researchers to apply for a stay between 1 October 2016 and 30 June 2017 as a Research Fellow (up to nine months); or, Visiting Scholar (shorter period, e.g. a month). The IAS-STS offers excellent research infrastructure. Close co-operation with researchers at the IFZ (Inter-University Research Centre for Technology, Work and Culture), and the Graz unit of STS (Institute of Science, Technology and Society Studies, Klagenfurt University), guest lectures, colloquia, workshops, and conferences provide an atmosphere of creativity and scholarly discussion. Furthermore, we can offer five grants, worth EUR 940,- per month, for long-term Research Fellows at the IAS-STS.

Number of award(s): Up to five fellowships are awarded.

Duration of award(s):  The IAS-STS invites researchers to apply for a stay between 1 October 2016 and 30 June 2017 as a research fellows (up to nine months’ stay); and visiting scholars (shorter period, e.g. a month’s stay).

What does it cover?  Applicants for a long-term fellowship (around a nine months’ stay) at the IAS-STS have the opportunity to apply for a grant to cover their living costs up to a maximum amount of 940 Euros per month. Applicants must provide evidence that their employer or other institution cannot supply funding.

Selection Criteria:  Not Known

Notification:  Not Known

How to Apply:  Applications to the Fellowship Programme 2016/2017 can be submitted by December 31, 2015, via email or postal mail.

Application Form

Scholarship Application Deadline:  The application deadline is December 31, 2015.

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Excellence Master Fellowships for International Students at University of Geneva in Switzerland, 2016

The Faculty of science of the University of Geneva is awarding excellence master fellowships for students from any country. Fellowship is open to students from any university with very good performance in their studies and that have completed the Bachelor degree or expect to complete it within 6 months. The Excellence Fellowship consists of a grant amounting to CHF 10’000 to CHF 15’000/year (no teaching duties). Selection of the applicants will be based on excellence. The application deadline is 15 March, 2016.

Study Subject(s):  Fellowships are awarded in any discipline available within the Faculty of science. They cover a broad range of scientific disciplines: Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Earth Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Computer Sciences, Mathematics, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Physics.
Course Level: Fellowships are available for pursuing Master of Science program at University of Geneva.
Scholarship Provider: University of Geneva, Switzerland
Scholarship can be taken at: Switzerland

Eligibility:  Application for an Excellence Fellowship is open to students from any university with very good performance in their studies (belonging to the best 10% of their bachelor’s program) and that have completed the Bachelor degree or expect to complete it within 6 months.

Scholarship Open for International Students:  Students of any country can apply for these excellence master fellowships.

Scholarship Description: The Faculty of science of the University of Geneva is an internationally top-ranked scientific institution covering a broad range of scientific disciplines: Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Earth Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Computer Sciences, Mathematics, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Physics. It has a strong focus on research and hosts three National Centres of Competence in Research of the highly competitive Swiss National Science Foundation (Frontiers in Genetics; MaNEP; Chemical Biology) and many European collaborative research projects. The Masters of the Faculty of Science constitute an ideal entry for high-level professional and academic careers.

Number of award(s):  Not Known

Duration of award(s):  It is awarded for one year and extended for the regular duration of the chosen Master’s programme (three or four semesters) provided the applicant is academically successful at the end of his/her first semester of studies.

What does it cover? The Excellence Fellowship consists of a grant amounting to CHF 10’000 to CHF 15’000/year (no teaching duties).

Selection Criteria:  Selection of the applicants will be based on excellence. Evaluation will be made on the basis of the documentation sent by the applicants.

Notification:  Not Known

How to Apply:  Applications should be sent as an unique pdf file by e-mail to the Dean of the Faculty of Science: Excellence-Master-Sciences-at-unige.ch. The application (in English or French) consists of:
-Application Form
-A Curriculum Vitae including the transcript of exams passed during the bachelor education, with grades.
-A two-page essay in which the applicant describes his/her specific scientific interests, specifies the Master’s program at the Faculty of Science he/her would like to pursue, and motivates the intention to pursue a Master of Science programme at the University of Geneva.
-If possible: Letters of references from two professors (preferably sent by them directly to the e-mail address indicated below). They should specifically attest if the candidate fulfills the conditions of the Excellence Fellowship Program.
-Any other pertinent information like results of GRE (General requirement examination), of TOEFL or other language test.

Scholarship Application Deadline:  The application deadline is 15 March, 2016.

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