of Science Alumni Masters Scholarships at University of Auckland in
of Auckland offers Faculty of Science Alumni Masters Scholarships
to talented and deserving students experiencing financial
hardship. The Scholarships will be awarded to students who have paid the
fees or arranged to pay the fees, for full-time enrollment in the Degrees
of Master of Science, Master of Bioscience Enterprise or Master of Speech
Language Therapy Practice. The basis of selection will be academic merit
(a minimum GPA of 6.50 is required over the last 2 years of full-time
study or equivalent) and financial hardship. The application deadline
is January 31, 2015.
Subject: Scholarships are awarded for Master of Science, Master of
Bioscience Enterprise or Master of Speech Language Therapy Practice programs.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing master’s
degree at University of Auckland.
Scholarship Provider: University of Auckland
Scholarship can be taken at: New Zealand
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing master’s
degree at University of Auckland.
Scholarship Provider: University of Auckland
Scholarship can be taken at: New Zealand
Scholarships will be awarded to students who have paid the fees,
or arranged to pay the fees, for full-time enrollment in the Degrees of
Master of Science, Master of Bioscience Enterprise or Master of Speech
Language Therapy Practice. A minimum GPA of 6.50 is required over the last
2 years of full-time study or equivalent.
Open for Students of Following Countries: Citizens
or permanent residents of New Zealand are invited to apply for these masters
Description: The Scholarships were established in 2010 and are funded by the
Science Student Support fund which was set up as a result of the generous
support of alumni and friends of the Faculty of Science’s annual appeal. The
value of this one year scholarship amounting to up to $9,000 per annum plus
of award (s): Up to two masters scholarships will be
of award(s): These masters scholarships will be awarded for the period of
does it cover? The scholarship offers financial support up to $9,000 per
annum + compulsory fees.
Criteria: Selection of applicants will be done on the basis of academic
merit and financial hardship.
will be notified approximately six weeks after the closing date by letter or
to Apply: The mode of applying is online.
Application Deadline: The application deadline is 31 January
Nottingham Business School Full-time Masters Scholarship Scheme in
Business School of Nottingham Trent University is offering a number of
competitive masters scholarships for UK/EU and international students.
Scholarships up to the value of half the tuition fee to students who have
received an offer to study on an eligible full-time Master course starting in
September 2014 or January 2015 will be awarded. Applicants must have
achieved an undergraduate degree equivalent to a UK undergraduate honours degree (minimum 2.1) and must provide
a copy of their degree certificate or official university transcripts as
evidence of this qualification.
Subject (s): Courses included
in the scholarship scheme are MSc Management, MSc Management and
Entrepreneurial eBusiness, MSc Management and Human Resource Management, MSc
Management and International Business, MSc Management and Investment Strategy,
MSc Management and Marketing, MSc Marketing, MSc Marketing (Advertising and
Economics and Finance, MSc International Finance, MSc Strategic Accounting and
Finance, MSc International Business, MSc Human Resource Management and MSc
Global Business and Management.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing
masters degree level at Nottingham Trent University.
Scholarship Provider: Nottingham
Business School of Nottingham Trent University, UK
Scholarship can be taken at: UK
Eligibility: Applicants are only eligible for consideration of a
scholarship award if they have been offered a place on an eligible
postgraduate course. Please Note: NTIC progression students are not
eligible to apply for a scholarship.
-Students who are sponsored by their employers (full / part) are not eligible
to apply for this scholarship award.
-For consideration of a scholarship award, applicants must have achieved an
undergraduate degree equivalent to a UK undergraduate honours degree
(minimum 2:2) and must provide a copy of their degree certificate or official
university transcripts as evidence of this qualification.
-The scholarship will only be awarded once an applicant accepts and meets the
conditions of their offer and are eligible to enroll on the postgraduate
Open for International Students: UK/EU and International students can apply for these
Description: Nottingham Business
School will be offering a number of competitive Masters Scholarships up to the
value of half the tuition fee to students who have received an offer to
study on an eligible full-time Masters course starting in September 2014
or January 2015.
of award(s): Nottingham Business School will be offering a number of
competitive Masters Scholarships.
of award(s): Not Known
does it cover? Masters Scholarships of up to a maximum of half the tuition
fee are available. The scholarship will be available in the form of a
tuition fee reduction. If you are awarded a scholarship your fee will be
adjusted before enrollment. If you are a part-time student your fee will
be adjusted proportionally at the start of each academic year. If you are
awarded any other scholarship, bursary and/or fee reduction from the
University, the maximum amount awarded will not exceed more than half the
are competitive and selection is based on academic attainment and the outlined
selection criteria. It is therefore of great importance that you submit your
academic documents to us and that you give your personal statement careful
thought and preparation and you refer to the criteria provided.
Notification: Scholarship applications received before 4 pm GMT on
30 April will be assessed and successful applicants will be notified of
their scholarship award by 21 May 2014. Scholarship applications
received from International students after 4 pm GMT on 30 April and before 4 pm
GMT on 30 June will be assessed and successful applicants will be notified
of their scholarship award by 21 July 2014. Applications received from UK
and EU students after 4 pm GMT on 30 April and before 4 pm GMT on 30 July will
be assessed and successful applicants will be notified of their
scholarship award by 20 August 2014. Applications received before 4 pm GMT
on 28 November will be assessed and successful applicants will be notified
of their scholarship award by 19 December 2014.
to Apply: Applications must consist of a fully completed scholarship
application form, which includes a statement of a maximum of 750
words which directly addresses both criteria. You must also submit
evidence to prove that you have achieved a 2.2 or above (or equivalent) in
your undergraduate degree. This may be in the form of a degree certificate or
official university transcript. The awarding committee reserves the right to
exclude from consideration any applications that include written statements which
exceed the stated word limit or are incomplete. Please return your
completed scholarship application form and supporting documents to
nbs.enquiries-at-ntu.ac.uk as soon as possible.
Application Deadline: The application deadlines (for courses starting in
September 2014) are: 30 April 2014 for UK, EU and international
students, 30 June 2014 for international students only and 30 July
2014 for UK and EU students only. For courses starting in January 2015 the
deadline is 28 November 2014.
OF TECHNOLOGY MADRAS
[Approved by DEAN, IC & SR]
Associate Position in Forest Soils/Land Reclamation
The successful candidate will participate in a project that aims
to gain a better understanding of salt movement and soil-plant relationships in
layered-reconstructed soils under the influence of saline ground water.
Research results will be used for developing techniques for land reclamation
that minimize the risk of salt migration into the rooting zone.
In addition to working within the project, independent lines
of research in associated areas are encouraged. There is ample room to develop
one’s own research interest.
Funding is available for one year with the possibility for renewal
for a second year depending on the continued availability of funding and the
performance of the postdoc. A competitive salary will be provided. The position
is located at the University of Alberta in Edmonton.
Persons with training in soil science (solute movement, soil water
and biogeochemistry, modeling), ecology, forestry, environmental sciences, or
other related fields are encouraged to apply.
Ability to communicate effectively in English and evidence of
productivity from previous work and/or evidence of strong ability to publish in
quality peer-reviewed journals are essential. The candidate must be highly
motivated, able to work independently but at the same time be a good team player.
The candidate also needs to have a valid driver’s license and a good driving
position is available from September 1, 2014, or as soon as possible
To be considered, please send an unofficial copy of your
university transcripts, curriculum vitae, names and contact details of three
referees, and a short statement of your research interest to the address below
(by email is preferred). Please note that incomplete applications will not be
Muthukumar Bagavathiannan [Attachment(s) from Muthukumar Bagavathiannan
A Ph.D. graduate
research assistantship (Economic Development Assistantship) is available in the
School of Plant, Environmental and Soil Sciences, Louisiana State University.
The successful applicant will conduct laboratory and field research to
investigate physical and chemical properties of sugarcane residue-derived
biochar and its agronomic and environmental impact as a soil amendment on
sugarcane production. The person in this position will be responsible for
conducting field and laboratory experiments, data analysis, presentation of
research results, completing all coursework required for a Ph.D. degree, and
writing a dissertation on the research topic. Applicants should have prior
experience with analytical techniques related to soil and environmental
chemistry, strong oral and written communication skills, and completed a M.S.
degree in soil science with strong chemistry background and field experience. The selected applicant is expected to begin his or her
program of study in summeror fall2014 semester. The position pays a stipend of
$25,000/year plus tuition fee waiver.For further information regarding the
graduate degree program and instructions for applying to Louisiana State
University’s Graduate School, please visit http://gradlsu.gs.lsu.edu/.
ADB-Japan Scholarship Programme for Students of Developing
Applications are invited
for ADB- Japan Scholarship Programme available for students of Asian
Development Bank’s developing member countries. The ADB-JSP enrolls about
300 students annually in participating academic institutions located in 10
countries within the region. Scholarships are available to undertake
postgraduate studies in economics, management, science and technology and other
development-related fields at participating academic institutions in the Asian
and Pacific Region. The scholarship is for one year with an extension to the
second year of study. Students are expected to contribute to the
economic and social development of their home countries.
Study Subject (s) : Programs covered by
the ADB-JSP are postgraduate studies in economics, management,
health, education, agriculture, environment, natural resource management,
science and technology and also other development-related fields. Only
programs at the 27 participating academic institutions in the Asian
and Pacific Regions are eligible for ADB-JSP funding.
Course Level: Scholarships are available
for pursuing postgraduate studies.
Scholarship Provider: Government of
Graduate Research Assistantship, M.S. – Miscanthus establishment
and fertility response on mined lands.
of Ecosystem Science and Management, Department of Plant Science, College of
Agricultural Sciences, Penn State University
seek an exceptional student to conduct research on Miscanthus establishment and
growth on reclaimed mined lands, including investigation of biomass production
response to inorganic and organic soil amendments and nutrient additions. This
research is part of the Northeast Woody/Warm Season Biomass (NEWBio) Consortium
effort to develop production of biomass feedstocks on marginal and minded lands
in the Northeast United States. The research will utilize agronomic field
experiments to study fate of applied nutrients and response and uptake by
miscanthus. Applicants should have a B.S. in Soil Science, Agronomy, Plant
Science, Horticulture, Environmental Science or other closely related field,
demonstrated excellence in undergraduate course work and written and oral
communication skills. The successful applicant can enroll in either the Soil
Science or Agronomy graduate degree programs. The Research Assistantship
includes waiver of tuition and fees and $20,500 annual stipend. Available
further information about this position please contact:
of Ecosystem Science and Management, Penn State University
of Plant Science, Penn State University
Cornell University - Tata Scholarships
Tata Scholarship For
Students From India Cornell University Scholarships For Indian Students
Tata Scholarship for Students from India
Thanks to a generous gift from the Tata Education and Development Trust - a
philanthropic affiliate of India’s Tata Group - a $25 million endowment has
been established that will allow Cornell to provide financial aid to
undergraduate students from India.
The Tata Scholarship Fund will support approximately 20 scholars at any given
time and will ensure that the very best Indian students have access to Cornell,
regardless of their financial circumstances. The scholarship will be awarded
annually; recipients will receive the scholarship for the duration of their
undergraduate studies at Cornell.
Ratan Tata ’59, BArch ’62, is a Cornell trustee and the chairman of Tata Sons,
the holding company of the Tata Group, one of India’s oldest, largest, and most
respected business conglomerates. Mr. Tata is one of the most respected
business leaders in the world and has received numerous prestigious honors
recognizing his impact through his work and philanthropy.
To receive the undergraduate scholarship, a recipient must:
* be a citizen of India and have attended secondary school in India;
* be offered admission to Cornell as an undergraduate student;
* be eligible for need-based financial aid.
Preference will be given to qualified students accepted to the College of
Architecture, Art, and Planning; the College of Engineering; the Applied
Economics and Management major in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences;
and majors across colleges in the biological sciences, physical sciences, and
other “hard” sciences, as well as the social sciences.
Undergraduate applicants will be eligible for consideration for the Tata
Scholarship if they have completed the admission application and have applied
for financial aid. All undergraduate applicants must apply for financial aid by
completing the financial aid application process for international
To apply for international financial aid the following documentation is
Complete the College Scholarship Service (CSS) PROFILE (Cornell’s CSS code is
Additional information may be requested by the Office of Financial Aid.
Learn more about the financial aid process for international students.
FAST TRACK SCHEME FOR YOUNG SCIENTISTS
The Department of Science and Technology,
through Fast Track Scheme for Young Scientists, provides quick research funding
to young scientists below the age of 35 years (relaxable by 5 years in the case
of SC/ST/OBC, woman and physically handicapped category) to undertake
independent research in newly emerging and frontier areas of science and
engineering. The details of the scheme are as follows:-
1. To provide quick research support to young
scientists for pursuing exciting and innovative research ideas.
2. To provide opportunities for interaction and
exchange of ideas with scientific community.
3. To involve young scientists in national
S&T development process.
1. The applicant should possess any of the
(a) Ph.D in Basic Science (Life Science,
Physical Science, Chemical Science, Earth & Atmospheric Science,
Mathematical Science), Engineering/Technology, Medicine/Surgery, Pharmacy,
Veterinary Science, Agricultural Science or equivalent.
(b) Masters degree in Engineering/Technology,
Medicine/Surgery, Pharmacy, Veterinary, Agriculture or equivalent.
2. The candidate should be less than 35 years on
the date on which the application is received in DST. However age relaxation of
5 years would be given to scientists belonging to SC/ST/OBC, Women and
Physically Handicapped category.
1. The funding is provided up to a maximum of
Rs.17.00 lakhs (excluding overhead charges) for a period not exceeding three
years. If the proposed objectives can be achieved in less than three years, the
budget may be reduced accordingly.
2. Funds are provided for equipments,
consumables, travel and contingency. Additionally, the applicant if not holding
a regular position or not drawing any other fellowship/stipend/salary, can draw
a fellowship amount of Rs.20, 000/- per month (all inclusive). The fellowship
amount is taxable. In cases, where the applicant is holding a regular position,
he/she can seek a manpower at junior level (JRF, Project Assistant, etc.)
3. “Overhead Charges” @ 20% of the project cost
will be provided to the implementing institution over and above the project
General Guidelines for Submission
1. The applicant should fulfill the eligibility
criteria (education & age) as given under ‘Eligibility’.
2. The funding is upto a maximum of Rs.17.00
lakhs (excluding overheads) for a period not exceeding three years.
3. All care must be taken to write a good
scientific proposal (A copy of the model proposal is put on the website for
reference). The proposal should contain significant novelty and should lead to
enrichment of scientific knowledge in the field. Routine extension of Ph.D or
any other work will be discouraged. The candidates who are unemployed and
drawing fellowship from the project are encouraged to choose the place of work
different from the place where they have completed their Ph.D or other degree
obtained in the immediate past.
4. Projects which involve Recombinant DNA work
should be examined and certified by Institutional Biosafety Committee.
5. Projects, which are clinically oriented or
projects, which involve experiments with human and/or animal material, should
be examined and certified by Institutional Ethics Committee.
6. All the required information should be given
in the text of the proposal itself and not as annexures.
7. Incomplete application and application
lacking scientific/technical details will not be considered.
8. At the time of submission of proposals, it is
not necessary to get it forwarded by any Institute/ Laboratory.
9. Ten (10) copies of the proposal, in the
format given below, neatly typed on A-4 size paper, should be submitted to DST
at any time during the year to the following address:
Department of Science & Technology
Technology Bhavan, New Mehrauli Road
INSPIRE FELLOWSHIP FOR PURSUING DOCTORAL
PROGRAMME IN SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Pursuit for Inspired Research (INSPIRE), A SCHEME OF THE GOVERNMENT OF INDIA,
OFFERS STANDING OPPORTUNITY FOR PURSUING DOCTORAL RESEARCH IN ANY RECOGNIZED
UNIVERSITY IN INDIA THROUGH FELLOWSHIPS AT THE LEVEL SAME AS NATIONAL
ELIGIBILITY TEST (NET) QUALIFIED CANDIDATES.
in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research (INSPIRE) is a Program launched by the
Government of India to strengthen the National Science and Technology base. It
is being implemented by the Department of Science and Technology (DST). One
Component of the AORC Scheme in INSPIRE is focused on attraction of student to
pursue doctoral degree in basic and applied sciences including engineering,
medicine, agriculture, veterinary, pharmacy etc. after either masters' degree
in science or bachelor/ masters' degree in engineering/ applied sciences.