2017 CGI Postgraduate Scholarship Program in Thailand for International Students

Applications are invited for the 2017 Chulabhorn Graduate Institute (CGI) Postgraduate Scholarship Program in Thailand for International Students. Up to ten scholarships are available for applicants who are interested to pursue a master degree in Applied Biological Sciences: Environmental Health, Environmental Toxicology and Chemical Biology

Scholarship description

The aim of CGI is to employ the most recent interactive teaching techniques used in world leading educational and research institutions to produce effective thinkers and leaders to better serve their countries’ needs towards sustainable development. The CGI is presently offering programs in Applied Biological Sciences: Environmental Health, Environmental Toxicology, and Chemical Biology

Chulabhorn Graduate Institute (CGI) is a multidisciplinary post-graduate academic institute, comprising faculty members from the Chulabhorn Research Institute (CRI), and other leading universities in Thailand, as well as from world-renowned academic and research institutions from around the world

Eligibility

Applicants must meet the following guidelines;

  • Scholarships are open to the eligible applicants who is under 30 years of age and hold a Bachelor Degree with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.00 in one of the following fields:
  • Sciences: Chemistry, Biology, Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Genetics, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Environmental Sciences
  • Medical Sciences: Medicine, Medical Technology, Nursing, Pharmacy or Pharmaceutical Sciences. Applicants from other related fields are also welcome to apply
  • Have at least 1 year of scientific laboratory research experiences
  • Applicants must have demonstrated English proficiency, preferably on one of two recognized test of language proficiency (TOEFL, IELTS)
  • Applicants must provide a statement of purpose explaining their interests in the study
  • International students can apply for this postgraduate scholarship

Value

The scholarship will cover the following expences;

  • Tuition and other academic fees
  • Round trip airfare
  • Accommodation allowance
  • Monthly stipend
  • Book allowance
  • Health insurance
  • Others

How to apply

Applicants should complete the Chulabhorn Graduate Institute Post – Graduate scholarship Program’s Application Form and submit together with other supporting documents by post

Application deadline

Applications for the CGI Post-graduate Scholarship Program are due on 30 November, 2016

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2017/2018 Québec Excellence Scholarships in Canada for Foreign Students

Applications are invited for the 2017/2018 Québec Excellence Scholarships in Canada for Foreign Students. These scholarships are available to pursue doctoral research, postdoctoral and short-term research program for the academic year 2017/2018

Scholarship description

layout_set_logoThe objective of the Excellence scholarship program for foreign students (PBEEE) is to support the internationalisation of research in higher education institutions in Quebec, attract the best researchers and the best foreign students and promote radiation Quebec University and College Centres for Technology Transfer (CCTT)

The Québec Research Fund – Nature et technologies (FRQNT) is responsible for managing the program. They were commissioned to handle the management of the Ministry of Education and Higher Education of Quebec (MEES), which provides funding

Scholarships are awarded in all research sectors (health, social sciences, arts and humanities, natural sciences and engineering) preselected by a Québec University, the Trans-Tech Network ( for CCTT), the China Scholarship Council (CSC) and the Secretariat of External Relations of Mexico (SRE) and the National Council of Science and Technology of Mexico (CONACYT) to begin or continue studies or research activities in Quebec. There is no preferred search areaaspire-canada-300x168

Eligibility

Candidates

  • Must meet all eligibility requirements at the time of contest closing either the 1st November 2016 (date to be confirmed separately for pre-selected students of the CSC)
  • Must have been preselected by a university, the Trans-Tech Network (for CCTT), the SRE or CONACYT on or before September 23, 2016
  • The stock market Québec-China must be pre-selected by the CSC at the latest March 31, 2017
  • Must not have already received a scholarship for foreign students Ministry of Education and Higher Education of Quebec (MEES), the Québec Research Fund – Nature and Technology or the Quebec Research Fund – society and Culture
  • Should not be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada
  • Must not have applied for permanent residence under the Canadian immigration laws
  • In addition to the conditions mentioned above, the candidate must take note of the restrictions and follow administrative prerequisites:

Restriction for study programs: Candidates for Québec-Wallonie scholarships must have previously studied in a French-speaking Belgian university at the time of receiving the award.

Criteria for the awardees doctoral research (V1, 1B, 1C, 1I, 1M, 1W) are:

  • Be holders of a certificate of acceptance (CAQ) issued by the Department of Immigration, Diversity and Inclusion and a study permit issued by the Canadian Consulate valid throughout the period studies in Quebec.

Holders of a postdoctoral fellowship (V2, 2B, 2C, 2I, 2M) and award of short-term research or professional development (V3, 3B, 3C, 3I, 3M, 3W) must:

  • Be holders of a work permit issued by the Canadian Consulate for the duration of stay in Quebec.

International students can apply for these scholarships

Scholarship Components are:

  • All countries scholarships:Doctoral research scholarships (V1); Postdoctoral scholarships (V2) and Short-term research or professional development scholarships(V3)
  • Québec-Brazil scholarships:Québec-Brazil Doctoral research scholarships (1B); Québec-Brazil Postdoctoral scholarships (2B) and Québec-Brazil Short-term research or professional development scholarships (3B)
  • Québec-China scholarships:Québec-China Doctoral research scholarships (1C); Québec-China Postdoctoral scholarships (2C) and Québec-China Short-term research or professional development scholarships (3C)
  • Québec-India scholarships:Québec-India Doctoral research scholarships (1I); Québec-India Postdoctoral scholarships (2I) and Québec-India Short-term research or professional development scholarships (3I)
  • Québec-Mexico scholarships:Québec-Mexico Doctoral research scholarships (1M); Québec-Mexico Postdoctoral scholarships (2M) and Québec-Mexico Short-term research or professional development scholarships (3M)
  • Québec-Wallonia scholarships:Québec-Wallonia Doctoral research scholarships (1W) and Québec-Wallonia Short-term research or professional development scholarships (3W)

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

Value

  • Doctoral research scholarships (V1, 1B, 1C, 1I, 1M, 1W): $ 25,000 per year. The maximum duration of this scholarship is three years (nine sessions) with the possibility of extension up to 12 months (monthly allowance of $ 1,000)
  • Postdoctoral Fellowships (V2, 2B, 2C, 2I, 2M): $ 35,000 for one year, non-renewable
  • Scholarship Short-term research or professional development (V3, 3B, 3C, 3I, 3M, 3W): $ 3,000 per month for a period of four months

How to apply

Once shortlisted, the candidate is given a personal identification number (PIN) and a password. He must then fill out an electronic form which will be attached to the required documents on the website of the NRF . Only the e-form in the 2017/2018 competition and other documents required are accepted

Application deadline

The application deadline is 1st November, 2016

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200 CERN Graduate Engineering Training Fellowship in Switzerland

Applications are invited for the 2016 CERN Graduate Engineering Training Fellowship in Switzerland. Approximately 200 CERN Fellowships will be awarded to graduates of higher education (university or technical school) and wish to join a research group intend to pursue graduate studies in the year 2017

Fellowship description

CERN’s people are driven by a shared goal, a single purpose. They want to achieve the impossible, to do what’s never been done before. Everyone here strives to be the best they can be, true specialists and industry “firsts” are created regularly – not just in the world of physics

Fellowships are offered in the field of Civil Engineering, Controls and Data Acquisition, Electricity, Electro-mechanics, Electronics, Health, Safety & Environment, Information Technologies, Materials Science & Surface Engineering, Mechanics, Physics, Support & Administration

A feature of the COFUND program is the possibility to spend up to 12 months of the Fellowship contract at another institute, provided that the work still corresponds to the original project at CERN

Eligibility

The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for this fellowship program:

  • You must have an MSc level diploma or above with no more than 10 years relevant experience
  • You are a national of a CERN Member State. However, a limited number of positions are also available to young scientists from the Non-Member States with a senior profile
  • You have graduated or are about to graduate with a university degree (BSc level or above) or a technical engineer qualification. NB: Applicants who are currently preparing a diploma are eligible to apply. However, they are expected to have obtained their qualification by the time they take up their appointment at CERN
  • Either, you have an MSc level diploma or above with no more than 10 years relevant experience or you have only a BSc or a technical engineer diploma with no more than 4 years relevant experience
  • If applying in experimental or theoretical physics fields, you have a Ph.D. or are about to finish your thesis
  • Non-Member State candidates seeking a postdoc in Theoretical Physics should apply for the Non-Member State Postdoc Fellowship Programme (Theoretical Physics)

There are two levels of Fellowship within the program:

  • The Senior Fellowship Programme addressed to people with a Ph.D. or at least four years of experience after the degree which gives access to doctoral programs. In both cases, a maximum of ten years of experience after the degree which gives access to doctoral programs applies
  • The Junior Fellowship Programme, for holders of at least a Technical Engineer degree (or equivalent) and at most an M.Sc. degree (or equivalent) with not more than 4 years of experience. Please note that the Junior Fellowship program is only open to nationals of CERN Member States
  • CERN Staff members are not eligible to apply for a Fellowship. Individuals who have held a VIA contract are not eligible to apply for a Fellowship
  • Please note that a person may only benefit from Fellow status at CERN for a maximum of 36 months. There is no possibility of exceptions
  • The minimum duration of a Fellow contract is 6 months
  • Applicants from all around the world are eligible to apply for this fellowship programme
  • English language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there

Value

Fellowship awards the following:

  • Stipend range: 5165 CHF to 8043 CHF per month (stipends are calculated individually, are competitive and net of tax)
  • Contract duration is 6 months to three years, typical duration is two years. It can be exceptionally possible to extend for all or part of a 3rd year
  • Travel expenses at the beginning and end of the contract (depending on individual circumstances)
  • Installation indemnity (depending on individual circumstances)
  • Family allowance, child allowance, infant allowance (depending on individual circumstances)
  • Pension Fund membership (contribution automatically deducted from stipend)
  • Membership of the Health Insurance scheme (contribution automatically deducted from stipend)
  • Full remuneration for the first 12 months of sick leave. Medical certificate required for any absence of more than three consecutive days
  • 40 hours working week
  • 5 days paid annual leave per month
  • CERN housing service helps to find local accommodation; visa service; social affairs service

How to apply

The following documents are required together with the completed electronic application form:

  • A Curriculum Vitae
  • A list of publications if relevant (for collaborations, please indicate simply the number of publications and only provide details of the most important ones)
  • A photocopy of the most recent (highest) qualification
  • Three recent letters of recommendation (not older than a year at the time of the deadline for applications) to give as broad as possible overview of your academic and/or professional achievements. When you click on “Apply” above you will see a link to forward to your referees so that they can submit their letters. You can forward them the link at any time (even if you have not submitted your application. If you have reference letters in your possession, do not use the link. You should upload them via “My documents”

Candidates for research fellowships (Theoretical and Experimental Physics) should also include a CV containing:

  • A list of publications to which you have made a significant contribution
  • Conferences at which you have given presentations
  • Statement of research interests
  • Applications are considered by the Associates and Fellows Committee (AFC) which takes place twice a year, usually in May and November. Apply on-line by the relevant deadline
  • Application forms can be gotten here

Application deadline

Fellowship application deadline is 5 September, 2016

For further information and enquiry, click here

2016 Hedley Bull Scholarship for Masters Students at Australian National University (ANU), Australia

Applications are invited for the 2016 Hedley Bull Scholarship for Masters Students at Australian National University (ANU), Australia. The Graduate Studies in International Affairs program offers up to four Hedley Bull Scholarships each year. These scholarships will be awarded for full-time study in the Master of International Relations (Advanced)

Scholarship description

download (1)The Australian National University is a national research university located in Canberra, the capital of Australia. Its main campus in Acton encompasses seven teaching and research colleges, in addition to several national academies and institutes

These Scholarships are available for pursuing full-time master programme (Advanced) in the field of International Relations at the Australian National University

Eligibility

  • To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the admission requirements of the Master of International Relations (Advanced). (MIR Adv)
  • To be eligible for entry to the MIR (Adv), applicants must hold a Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a 70% average
  • All applicants must meet the University’s English Language Admission download (2)Requirements

Value

The scholarship pays the tuition fee for up to four full-time sessions (semesters). This amounts to 72 units of graduate coursework and a 24-unit thesis session

How to apply

  • When applying for the Master of International Relations (Advanced), eligible applicants for the Hedley Bull Scholarship should include a covering letter indicating their interest in being considered for the scholarship and making the case for being granted one
  • The covering letter together with the application for the Master of International Relations (Advanced) (including transcripts and references) will be considered as the full application for the scholarship

Application deadline

The application deadline is 31 October, 2016

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300 International Research Scholarships in Australia

Applications are invited for the 300 International Research Scholarships in Australia. These scholarships are available at the University of Melbourne. The University aims to assist international students who require financial assistance with scholarships

Scholarship description

Established in 1853, the University of Melbourne is a public-spirited institution that makes distinctive contributions to society in research, learning, teaching and engagement. It is consistently ranked among the leading universities in the world, with international rankings of world universities placing it as number 1 in Australia and number 33 in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2015-2016).

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

Eligibility

To be considered for the Melbourne Research Scholarship, applicants must

  • Have applied for and meet the entry requirements for a Master or Doctorate by research degree at the University of Melbourne, or be currently enrolled in a research degree at the University of Melbourne and have at least 12 months (full-time equivalent) of candidature remaining
  • Have not already completed a research qualification at the same or higher level as the course for which a scholarship is sought
  • Australian and international applicants are eligible to apply

Note: The University of Melbourne TOEFL Institution Code is 0974. Please use this code so that your results can be reported to them. Some faculties may accept graduate students with a slightly lower IELTS, TOEFL, Pearson Test of English or CAE score. These Scholarships are available for Master or Doctorate by research degree programme in all subjects offered by the University of Melbourne

Value

The duration of the Melbourne Research Scholarship is two years for students undertaking a Master by research degree and three years, with a possible six-month extension, for students undertaking a Doctorate by research degree. The benefits of the Melbourne Research Scholarship vary depending on your circumstance and may include one or more of the following:

  • A fortnightly living allowance
  • A relocation allowance for students moving to Melbourne from interstate or from outside Australia,
  • Limited paid sick, maternity and parenting leave equivalent to the Australian Postgraduate Awards benefits
  • Full fee remission (international students only)
  • Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) Single Membership (international students only)

How to apply

Applicants must apply for this scholarship by submitting an Online Application for the Graduate Research Scholarships group

Application deadline

The application deadline is 31 August 2016. The University assesses applications for scholarships on an ongoing basis. For specific closing dates, please refer to:

Faculty of Business & Economics
Faculty of Medicine Dentistry & Health Sciences

Faculty of Science 
Faculty of Veterinary Science
Graduate School of Humanities & Social Sciences
Melbourne Conservatorium of Music
Melbourne Graduate School of Education
Melbourne Law School
Melbourne School of Design
Melbourne School of Engineering
Melbourne School of Information
Victorian College of the Arts

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2017 Hitachi Postgraduate Scholarship in Japan for Southeast Asian Countries

Applications are invited for the 2017 Hitachi Postgraduate Scholarship in Japan for Southeast Asian Countries. Hitachi scholarship is awarded to faculty members of the universities in South-east Asian countries for pursuing a Doctoral course at Japanese graduate schools

Scholarship description

The Hitachi Scholarship provides an excellent opportunity for South-east Asian universities to send faculty members, who wish to continue teaching and research at their universities after graduation, to Japan as part of their human development programs.

Applicants must have received a specific and confirmed invitation from a professor at a Japanese university, who will act as the host professor to collaborate with and/or advise the applicant until graduation or the completion of the program. Scholarship is awarded in the field of science and technology

Eligibility

  • Be faculty members of one of the eligible universities
  • Have been nominated by their university’s presidential office, with the approval and recommendation of the faculty and the department
  • Have received a specific and confirmed invitation from a professor at a Japanese university, who will act as the host professor to collaborate with and/or advise the applicant until graduation or the completion of the program

The applicants from South-east Asian countries; Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei, The Philippines and Thailand can apply for the Hitachi scholarship

Note: English will be the common language used in most of the international conferences. Therefore, applicants are strongly encouraged to have a good knowledge of English as a communication tool. A TOEFL score of 530 or above is preferred. A TOEFL score of 530 or above is preferred

Value

The Scholarship provides financial support and personal assistance and consultation as follows:

  • Airfare: Economy class roundtrip airfare
  • Stipend: ¥180,000 per month
  • Expenses for field study in Japan: ¥50,000 per year upon request from host professor
  • Expenses for Int’l conferences: At cost max. ¥200,000 per year upon request from host professor
  • Other school expenses: At cost
  • Housing allowance: (maximum per month): Any place in Japan with or without Family¥40,000

How to apply

  • The Foundation shall mail application forms every year in June to the presidential office of each university
  • Each applicant shall submit the application to his/her university’s presidential office with all requested information
  • The Foundation will accept applications and nomination letters from the presidential offices until the end of October
  • No direct application from an individual will be accepted
  • The application form should be supplemented with a recommendation letter from the Head of Department and/or the Dean of Faculty, along with a confirmed certificate of acceptance from a Japanese host professor (Scholarship) or advisory professor/research counterpart (Research/Komai Fellowship)

Application deadline

The application deadline is October 31, 2016

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2017 Rhodes Scholarships for International Students at the University of Oxford, UK

Applications are invited for the 2017 Rhodes Scholarships for International Students at the University of Oxford, UK. Rhodes Scholarships are awarded for pursuing full-time postgraduate studies. 95 Rhodes Scholars are selected from many countries around the world annually

Scholarship description

The Rhodes Trust is an educational charity whose principal activity is to support scholars selected from 14 constituencies in order to study at the University of Oxford. The Scholarships are postgraduate awards supporting outstanding all-round students at the University of Oxford, and providing transformative opportunities for exceptional individuals.  The Rhodes Trust provides the Rhodes Scholarships in partnership with Second Century Founder, John McCall MacBain, and other generous benefactors. Scholarships are awarded to study any courses offered by the University of Oxford at postgraduate level

Eligibility

The following eligibility criteria apply to all applicants for the Rhodes Scholarships:

  • Citizenship & residency:Each applicant must fulfil the citizenship and residency requirements of the Rhodes constituency for which they are applying.  Please check the detailed information carefully via the country links
  • Age:Age limits vary between constituencies and range from a minimum age limit of 18 to a maximum of 28 by 1 October of the year following selection. In most constituencies, the age limit is 24 or 25. Please check carefully the specific age requirements for your constituency before applying.  Successful candidates will arrive in Oxford the October following the selection process.  The Scholarship may not normally be deferred
  • Education:All applicants must have achieved academic standing sufficiently advanced to assure completion of a bachelor’s degree by the October following the election. Academic standing must be sufficiently high to ensure admission to the University of Oxford, which has very competitive entry requirements, and to give confidence that Rhodes Scholars will perform to a high academic standard in Oxford. Individual constituencies may specify a 1st or equivalent.  Some constituencies require an undergraduate degree to have been taken within the constituency of application
  • All applicants must have achieved academic standing sufficiently advanced to assure completion of a bachelor’s degree by the October following election. Academic standing must be sufficiently high to ensure admission to the University of Oxford, which has very competitive entry requirements, and to give confidence that Rhodes Scholars will perform to a high academic standard in Oxford. Individual constituencies may specify a 1st or equivalent.  Some constituencies require an undergraduate degree to have been taken within the constituency of application
  • Nationality: Students of the following countries can apply for these Rhodes scholarships:

Australia, Bermuda, Canada, China, Germany, Hong Kong, India,  Israel, Jamaica & the Commonwealth Caribbean, Kenya, Malaysia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Southern Africa (including South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia and Swaziland), SJLP (including Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine), United Arab Emirates, United States, West Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe

Value

Rhodes Scholarships will cover all University and College fees, a personal stipend and one economy class airfare to Oxford at the start of the Scholarship, as well as an economy flight back to the student’s home country at the conclusion of the Scholarship

How to apply

Applications for Rhodes Scholarships open during the spring and summer of the preceding year. All candidates for the Scholarship should read the information about the Scholarships applicable globally and then proceed to their country-specific page. Online application is not available for applicants to New Zealand.  Please refer to the relevant country page: New Zealand. In broad terms, all constituencies will require the following materials in differing forms:

  • Evidence of academic record / transcript (complete or in progress) of undergraduate degree and any postgraduate study
  • Curriculum vitae/resumé or list of principal activities
  • Personal statement or essay (including, crucially, a clear statement of what the applicant wishes to study at Oxford and why)
  • Evidence of age / birth certificate / passport
  • English Language proficiency (where English is not the first language)
  • Photograph
  • List of referees (usually several are required) who can attest in confidential references to the character and intellect of the applicant, including academic, personal, extra-curricular and leadership achievements (and who should never include people to whom you are related)

Note: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there

Application deadline

Applications for 2017 round with different deadlines for each country. Deadlines are: Australia: 1 September 2016, Bermuda: 21 October 2016, Canada: 14 October 2016, China: 12 October 2016, Germany: 14 October 2016, Hong Kong: 23 September 2016, India: 31 July 2016,  Israel: 31 July 2016, Jamaica & the Commonwealth Caribbean: 30 September 2016, Kenya: 31 August 2016, Malaysia: 31 August 2016, New Zealand: 1 August 2016, Pakistan: 1 August 2016, Southern Africa (including South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia and Swaziland): 15 August 2016, SJLP (including Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine): 30 September 2016, United Arab Emirates: 23 October 2016, United States: October 5, 2016, West Africa: 31 July 2016, Zambia: 10 October 2016 and Zimbabwe: 15 August 2016

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2017 TWAS-USM Fellowships in Malaysia for Developing Countries’ Scholars

Applications are invited for the 2017 TWAS-USM Fellowships in Malaysia for Developing Countries’ Scholars. Fellowships are available for pursuing research at postgraduate and postdoctoral level at the Universiti Sains Malaysia

Fellowship description

The aim of the TWAS-CSIR Fellowships is to enable and encourage academically able students from developing countries. With the world’s largest South-South Ph.D. and post-doctoral research fellowship programme, TWAS helps early-career researchers to gain education and experience at top global science institutions

Fellowships are awarded in the field of natural sciences (Agricultural Sciences, Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology, Biological Systems and Organisms, Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences, Sciences, Engineering Sciences, Astronomy, Space, and Earth Sciences, Mathematical Sciences and Physics)

Eligibility

Applicants for these fellowships must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a maximum age of 35 years on 31 December of the application year
  • Be nationals of a developing country (other than Malaysia)
  • Must not hold any visa for temporary or permanent residency in Malaysia or any developed country
  • Hold a Master’s/Ph.D. degree in a field of natural sciences
  • Apply for the fellowship within five years of having obtained a Ph.D. degree in a field of the natural sciences
  • Provide an official Preliminary Acceptance Letter from the Institute of Postgraduate Studies (IPS) USM to TWAS.Requests for Preliminary Acceptance
  • Letters must be directed to the Dean, Institute of Postgraduate Studies, USM who will facilitate assignment of a host supervisor
  • Provide evidence of proficiency in English
  • Be financially responsible for any accompanying family member.

Citizens of the following developing countries (other than Malaysia) can apply for these fellowships:

Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burma, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Republic Chad, Chile, People’s Republic of China, Colombia, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire, Croatia, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, The Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Lithuania, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico,  Federated States of Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Samoa, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint- Vincent and the Grenadines, South Sudan, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia and Zimbabwe

Value

USM will provide a standard monthly allowance which should be used to cover living costs, such as accommodation and food

How to apply

  • Applicants must submit the Preliminary Acceptance Letter from the Institute of Postgraduate Studies (IPS), USM when applying to TWAS or by the deadline at the latest. Without Preliminary Acceptance Letter, the application will not be considered for selection
  • Reference letters must be on letter-headed paper, Signed and sent as attachments via e-mail to TWAS and USM. The subject line must contain USM/PG/ and the candidate’s surname. N.B. Only signed reference letters can be accepted. The letters can be submitted either by the referee or by the applicant directly
  • Applicants for the TWAS-USM Postgraduate Fellowship Programme should send their application to TWAS and USM (by email)
  • Pdoc application form
  • PG application form

Note: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there

Application deadline

The application deadline is 15th September, 2016

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2016/2017 Sri Lanka Commonwealth Postgraduate Scholarships for Foreign Students

Applications are invited for the 2016/2017 Sri Lanka Commonwealth Postgraduate Scholarships for Foreign Students. These Commonwealth Scholarships are offered by the Ministry of Higher Education & Highways Sri Lanka for the academic year 2016/17. Scholarships are available for pursuing a master degree program

Scholarship description

Ministry of Higher Education & Highways Sri Lanka is committed to providing educational and professional opportunities for Foreign Students to undertake study, research or professional development overseas. Applicants must hold a first degree of upper second class standard (or above) in a discipline relevant to that in which study is proposed.

Scholarships are available for pursuing a master degree program at Postgraduate Institute of Management, University of Sri Jayewardenepura and Institute of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology & Biotechnology, University of Colombo. Scholarships are awarded in any subject in the aforementioned areas

Eligibility

  • Applicants must be a citizen of any Commonwealth country other than the host country
  • Applicants must hold a first degree of upper second class standard (or above) in a discipline relevant to that in which study is proposed
  • Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there

Students from the following developing Commonwealth countries can apply for these commonwealth scholarships:

Botswana, Cameroon, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Bangladesh, Brunei Darussalam, India, Malaysia, Maldives, Pakistan, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Saint Lucia, St Kitts and Nevis, St Vincent and The Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, Cyprus, Malta, United Kingdom, Australia, Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu (except for which they are applying i.e. Bangladesh, Botswana, Cameroon, Caribbean (Barbados, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago), Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, South Pacific (Fiji, Samoa)

Value

The scholarships provide the following:

  • Return economy airfare from the scholar’s home country to the host country
  • An arrival allowance of USD 500 to cover removal costs
  • Full tuition fees
  • A monthly/quarterly stipend intended to cover living costs, sustenance and local transport. Scholars will need to cover accommodation costs from their stipend

How to apply

Download the scholarship application form available at the website and send the duly completed application form to the following address: Secretary Ministry of Higher Education & Highways, No.18, Ward Place, Colombo 07 , Sri Lanka or Email: addsec-dev-at-mohe.gov.lk

Applicants will need to submit the following:

  1. High school certificates
  2. Undergraduate transcripts and graduation certificate
  3. Scan of photo page of passport
  4. Proof of English language ability if English is not your first language
  5. At least one academic reference
  6. University offers letter for the institution

Application deadline

The application deadline is 30 June, 2016

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2017 Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarship in Australia for International Students

Applications are invited for 2017 Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarship in Australia for International Students. The scholarships are offered to undertake a postgraduate qualification at a Master’s or PhD level either by coursework or research in any field of study

Scholarship description

Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarship aim to build Australia’s reputation for excellence in the provision of education and research, support the internationalisation of the Australian higher education and research sectors and offer high-achieving individuals from overseas and Australia opportunities to increase their productivity and expertise in their field

The Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships are the Australian Government’s competitive, merit-based scholarships and fellowships providing opportunities for Australians to undertake study, research or professional development overseas and for overseas citizens to do the same in Australia

Eligibility

To be eligible to receive an Endeavour scholarship or fellowship, applicants must:

  • Be aged 18 years or over at the commencement of their programme
  • Be a citizen and/or permanent resident of a participating country
  • Commence their proposed programme after 1 January 2017 and no later than 30 November 2017. Applicants who have already commenced or will commence their intended programme prior to 2017 are not eligible to apply
  • Provide all relevant supporting documentation
  • Not currently hold or have completed, after 1 January 2015, an Australian Government sponsored scholarship and/or fellowship (directly administered to recipients by the Australian Government)
  • Not apply for a category in which they have already completed an Endeavour scholarship or fellowship
  • IELTS overall score of 6.5 with no individual band less than 6.0 is required

Students from following countries can apply for the Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarship;

Americas: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela.
Asia: Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei Darussalam, Myanmar, Cambodia, China (People’s Republic), Hong Kong SAR, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea (Republic of Korea – South), Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Vietnam.
The Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago.
Europe:  Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France (including Reunion), Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Kingdom (including Northern Ireland).
Middle East: Afghanistan, Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Yemen.
Pacific: Fiji, French Polynesia, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia (Federated states), Nauru, New Caledonia, New Zealand* (including Cook Islands, Niue and Tokelau), Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Wallis and Futuna

Value

All recipients will receive the following:

  • Travel allowance: $3,000 (provision to pay up to $4,500 under special circumstances)
  • Establishment allowance: $2,000 (fellowships) or $4,000 (scholarships)
  • Monthly stipend: $3,000 (paid up to the maximum category duration on a pro-rata basis)
  • Health insurance for the full category duration (OSHC for international recipients)
  • Travel insurance (excluding during programme for international recipients)

How to apply

Applications must be submitted using the Endeavour Online Application System.

All applicants (excluding Endeavour Executive Fellowships) must provide a certified copy of their final full version* numerically weighted Bachelor or Masters transcript that includes subjects and scores. A PhD transcript does not show suitable detail for panel assessment, therefore applicants must provide at least a Bachelor or Masters transcript. A PhD transcript alone will render an application ineligible. Do not include certificates.
If an applicant has not completed an undergraduate degree but will complete by 31 December 2016, they must provide a letter from their university to state when completion is expected. A condition will be placed on their application and a final transcript will be required if they are successful in receiving a scholarship offer

To be eligible applicants must:

  • Scan and attach their supporting documentation specified for the category for which they are applying. Applications that do not contain the necessary documentation will be deemed incomplete and therefore ineligible and will not be considered further
  • Provide an English translation, if the original document is not in English
  • Provide certified (attested) copies of: – Passport, Birth Certificate, National ID card or Australian Citizenship Certificate – Academic transcripts – IELTS, TOEFL, CAE or PTE results

Application deadline

Applications for the 2017 round will open in April 2016 and close at 11.59 pm (Australian Eastern Standard Time) on 30 June 2016. It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that their application and supporting documentation is submitted by the closing date. Applications (including supporting documentation) received after the closing date will not be considered

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2016 Tianjin University Scholarships in China for Non-Chinese Citizens

Applications are invited for the 2016 Tianjin University Scholarships in China for Non-Chinese Citizens. Tianjin University is delighted to offer scholarship for bachelor, master and doctoral degree programme in China. Non-Chinese citizens are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme

Scholarship description

Tianjin University is one of the designated Chinese institutions of higher education, authorized by the Ministry of Education of China and Tianjin Municipal Education Commission to recruit the foreign students under Tianjin Government Scholarship Program

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

Applicants can chose from the following programme:
Choice of specialty: program for bachelor’s degree program: Chinese language
English program for bachelor’s degree program: Chemical Engineering.
English programs for master’s degree program: Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Urban Plan, Software Engineering,
Electronic Information Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Pharmaceutical Technology, and Civil Engineering.

Eligibility

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

  • Non-Chinese citizenship with good health

Education and age requirements:

  • For Bachelor’s applicants: holding a high school certificate, under the age of 30
  • For Master’s applicants: holding a Bachelor degree, under the age of 35
  • For PhD applicants: holding a Master degree, under the age of 40

English language Requirements: Applicants from non-native English speakers who want to join in the English programs must submit the certificate of TOEFL (Score 80 or above), or IELTS (Score 6.0 or above)

Value

Programs, Duration and Standard of scholarship:

Programs Duration of specialty studies Duration of scholarship Standards of scholarship
Bachelor’s 4 years 1 year Referring to the tuition amount of Tianjin University
Master’s 2.5 -3 years 1 year
PhD 3 years 1 year

How to apply

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

  • Application Form for Foreigners Wishing to Study at Tianjin University and Application Form for Tianjin University International Student Scholarship (filled in Chinese or English by typing, with the photo on)
  • The notarized certificate of the highest diploma. If the applicant is employed, s/he should also provide proof of employment on application. Documents in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with notarized translations in Chinese or English (also original one and a copy)
  • Academic transcripts (notarized photocopy): Transcripts in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with notarized translations in Chinese or English
  • A study or research plan. The applicants who apply for Master’s and PhD need to submit a study or research plan for the period studying in China, not less than 800 words in English or Chinese
  • Two recommendation letters: Applicants who apply for Master’s need to submit two recommendation letters in English or Chinese from two professors or associate professors
  • Applicants for art studies are requested to submit two sketches of the applicants’ own works
  • Photocopy of Foreigner Physical Examination Form (The original copy should be kept by the applicant. The form printed by Chinese quarantine authority could be downloaded from http://www.ietju.com/apply.asp). The medical examinations must cover all the items listed in the Foreigner Physical Examination Form. Incomplete records or those without the signature of the attending physician, the official stamp of the hospital or a sealed photograph of the applicants are invalid. Please select the appropriate time to take medical examination due to the 6-months validity of the medical results
  • Photocopy of passport
  • Applicants who want to join in the Chinese programs must submit HSK certificate (a minimum requirement of HSK 4 (Score 180 or above) or HSK5 (Score 180 or above liberal arts) certificate)
  • Applicants for non-native English speakers who want to join in the English programs must submit the certificate of TOEFL (Score 80 or above), or IELTS (Score 6.0 or above)
  • Certificate of Non-criminal Records
  • The applicants need to mail all above application materials to: International Admissions Office, School of International Education, Tianjin University
  • Application materials will not be returned regardless of the result of application

Application deadline

Scholarship application deadline is June 25, 2016

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