2016/2017 University of Nottingham, Malaysia Campus, 100% Tuition Fee Scholarships for International Students

Applications are invited for the 2016/2017 University of Nottingham, Malaysia Campus, 100% Tuition Fee Scholarships for International Students. These are developing solutions master scholarships for 2016/2017 intake. Scholarships are available for pursuing master’s degree level at the University of Nottingham in Malaysia

SCHOLARSHIP DESCRIPTION: The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus is an overseas campus of the University of Nottingham. The university is situated in Semenyih, Selangor, a town part of Greater Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The Developing Solutions Scholarships Fund will reach out to students who have the potential to make a real difference to the development and prosperity of their home countries

Scholarships are offered in diverse fields of science, technology and education, including the following courses:

University-of-Nottingham-malaysia-campusScience, technology and education, including the following courses: Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electronic Communication & Computer Engineering, Crop Biotechnology, Environmental Monitoring & Management, Educational Leadership & Management, Special Needs, TESOL and International Development Management

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA Applicants must;

  • Be holding an unconditional offer letter and accepted the offer by paying USD1000 for full-time Masters degree programme at The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus for 2016/17 intakes. A copy of unconditional offer letter and acceptance form must be attached together with the application
  • Be classified as an ‘overseas’ student for fee purposes
  • Have at least 1 full year working experience after completion of the undergraduate programme. Fresh graduates will not be considered
  • Must be sufficiently enable to support the cost of living throughout the duration of studies

Note: Applicants must have at least 1 full year working experience after completion of the undergraduate programme. Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study in Malaysia

Students from the following countries can apply for these scholarships;

Afghanistan, Gambia, Mozambique, Bangladesh, The Guinea, Myanmar, Benin, Guinea-Bissau, Nepal, Burkina Faso, Haiti, Niger, Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Cambodia, Korea, Dem Rep., Sierra Leone, Central African Republic, Kyrgyz Republic, Somalia, Liberia, Tajikistan, Comoros, Madagascar, Tanzania, Malawi, Togo, Congo, Dem. Rep, Eritrea, Mali, Uganda, Ethiopia, Mauritania, Zimbabwe, Albania, Indonesia, Samoa, Armenia, India, São Tomé and Principe, Belize, Iraq, Senegal, Bhutan, Kiribati, Solomon Islands, Bolivia, Kosovo, South Sudan, Cameroon, Lao PDR, Sri Lanka, Cape Verde, Lesotho, Sudan, Congo, Rep., Marshall Islands, Swaziland, Côte d’Ivoire, Micronesia, Fed. Sts., Syrian Arab Republic, Djibouti, Moldova, Timor-Leste, Egypt, Arab Rep., Mongolia, Tonga, El Salvador, Morocco, Ukraine, Fiji, Nicaragua, Uzbekistan, Georgia, Nigeria, Vanuatu, Ghana, Pakistan, Vietnam, Guatemala, Papua New Guinea, West Bank and Gaza, Guyana, Paraguay, Yemen, Honduras, Philippines, Zambia, Angola, Ecuador, Palau, Algeria, Gabon, Panama, American Samoa, Grenada, Peru, Antigua and Barbuda, Iran, Islamic Rep., Romania, Argentina, Jamaica, Russian Federation, Azerbaijan, Jordan, Serbia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Seychelles, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Latvia, South Africa, Botswana, Lebanon, St. Lucia, Brazil, Libya, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Bulgaria, Lithuania, Suriname, Chile, Macedonia, FYR, Thailand, China, Malaysia, Tunisia, Colombia, Maldives, Turkey, Costa Rica, Mauritius, Turkmenistan, Cuba, Mexico, Tuvalu, Dominica, Montenegro and Uruguay) and third world countries (Timor-Leste, Malawi, Somalia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Tanzania, Yemen, Burundi, Guinea-Bissau, Ethiopia, Niger, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Madagascar, Zambia and Eritrea

VALUE: 10 awards of 100% tuition fee scholarships are available for students from the developing and third world countries registering for taught Masters programmes at Malaysia Campus in areas related to science, technology and education

HOW TO APPLY: Applications should be submitted via email. Please enclose a copy of unconditional offer letter and acceptance form together with this Application Form
APPLICATION DEADLINE: The application deadline is 15 October 2016 for December 2016

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KAUST Fellowship for PhD and MS/PhD Program in Saudi Arabia for Fall 2017

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Applications are invited for the Fall 2017 King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) Fellowship for PhD and MS/PhD Program in Saudi Arabia. This Fellowship is available to Saudi Arabian and International students enrolling in MS/Ph.D. and Ph.D. programs

Fellowship description

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) is a graduate research university of science and technology renowned by global benchmarks. KAUST advances science and technology through distinctive and collaborative research integrated with graduate education. They are a catalyst for innovation, economic development and social prosperity in Saudi Arabia and the world

These Fellowships are available for pursuing MS/Ph.D. and Ph.D. program in all subjects available at KAUST

Eligibility

Applicants should meet the requirements below:

  • KAUST requires a minimum TOEFL score of 79 on the IBT (Internet Based Test) or 6.0 on the IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
  • The KAUST admissions code is 4107. Only official TOEFL or IELTS scores will be accepted
  • TOEFL or IELTS scores for tests administered by an educational institution for admission to that particular institution are not acceptable
  • A TOEFL or IELTS score is not required if the applicant received a degree from an accredited institution in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, or New Zealand
  • KAUST does not require the GRE exam for admission. However, we strongly encourage students to take the GRE general test. A high quantitative score on the GRE will enhance a student’s application
  • Official test results should be sent directly from ETS. The KAUST admissions code is 4139. The average GRE quantitative score for admitted students is currently 774 out of 800
  • Saudi Arabian and International Students can apply for this Fellowship
  • Note: All applicants must demonstrate proficiency in English, the language of instruction at KAUST.  Those applicants who are unable to produce English language proficiency test score or the optional GRE score by the deadline may still apply. However, applicants must submit their scores or upcoming test date including the confirmation/registration code to complete their application and enable it to move forward to the faculty review committee. (KAUST Admissions ETS TOEFL code 4107). (KAUST Admissions ETS GRE code 4139)

Fellowship Value

All admitted students receive the benefits of the KAUST Fellowship which support students for the duration of their graduate studies. The benefits of the KAUST Fellowship include:

  • Full tuition support
  • Monthly living allowance (ranging between $20,000-30,000 annual, depending on qualifications and progression through degree programs)
  • Housing*
  • Medical and dental coverage*
  • Relocation support
  • Charges may apply to dependent housing and medical and dental coverage*

How to apply

Applications should be submitted online. There are six components to the KAUST Fellowship application, including:

  • Statement of purpose
  • Curriculum vitae (CV)
  • University provided official copy of Transcripts / Mark sheets/ Graduation Certificate/ Academic Record from every institution previously attended. A scan of the transcript provided by the university in the native language must be uploaded into the online application form along with the certified English translation
  • Transcript must include the university grading scale for all documents submitted. If offered admission, an official final transcript must be sent to the Office of Admissions prior to arrival (during the on boarding process) in a sealed envelope by post
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS English language proficiency score (A TOEFL or IELTS score is not required if the applicant received a degree from an accredited institution in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, or New Zealand.)
  • Official GRE scores (GRE submission is strongly encouraged and will enhance their application, but it is not a compulsory requirement for consideration.)
  • Application Form

Application deadline

Applications for Fall 2017, is open now

For official information, click here. However, if you have any questions, you can leave a comment below.

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

2017 KAIST International Students Scholarship in South Korea

Applications are invited for the 2017 Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) International Students Scholarship in South Korea. This is a fully funded scholarship available for International Students to pursue an undergraduate programme for spring and fall 2017 intake

Scholarship description

KAIST, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology is one of the world’s best research-oriented university. KAIST is filled with opportunities, excellent academic system, cutting-edge research, world-class facilities, and internationally renowned faculty. The main objective of the scholarship is to provide high quality, comprehensive educational and training opportunities that are compatible to changing needs of the students

Eligibility

International candidates must meet all of the following requirements:

  • Spring Semester: He or she has graduated or will graduate from his or her secondary education by February 28th, 2017
  • Fall Semester: He or she has graduated or will graduate from his or her secondary education by August 31st, 2017
  • He or she is not a citizen of Korea. (Korean citizens who hold dual citizenship are not eligible to apply as foreign students.)
  • Candidates are strongly recommended to achieve above TOEFL iBT 83, TOEFL PBT 560, TOEFL CBT 220, TEPS 599, IELTS 6.5 and TOEIC Listening & Reading 720 or higher
  • Students must maintain GPA over 2.7 out of 4.3 at KAIST
  • Scholarship is awarded to study all the subjects offered by the university

Value

  • KAIST provides full scholarship (tuition and fees) and monthly allowances for admitted students. A monthly allowance of 200 ~ 300 USD (200,000 ~ 350,000 KRW, not including dorm fees) and the national health insurance fee are supported by KAIST. The dormitory will cost 100 USD per a month
  • However, student must receive good grade at KAIST to maintain the scholarship

How to apply

Application Form should be submitted online. The required components for complete application packet are as follows:

  • Statement of Financial Resources – KAIST Scholarship (original)null
  • Statement of Financial Resources – Sponsorship (original)null
  • One Recommendation Letter (original) null
  • Secondary / Tertiary School Profile (copy)
  • High school / University Transcript (copy)
  • Standardized Official Test Report (copy)
  • English Proficiency Test Report (copy)
  • Passport or National ID (copy)
  • Certificate of the Facts Concerning the Entry & Exit issued by the Korean Immigration office (original)
  • Loss of Korean Nationality (original)
  • Honours and Awards (copy)

Application deadline

The applications deadlines are:

  • For Spring semester: September 5th, 2016-November 4th, 2016
  • For Fall semester: December 1st, 2016- January 20th, 2017

For more information and enquiry, click here

2016/2017 100% Tuition Fee Scholarships, University of Nottingham, Malaysia Campus

Applications are invited for the 2016/2017 100% Tuition Fee Scholarships, University of Nottingham, Malaysia Campus. Scholarships are available for pursuing master’s degree level at the University of Nottingham in Malaysia

Scholarship description

The University of Nottingham, Malaysia Campus is an overseas campus of the University of Nottingham. The university is situated in Semenyih, Selangor, a town part of Greater Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The Developing Solutions Scholarships Fund will reach out to students who have the potential to make a real difference to the development and prosperity of their home countries

Scholarships are offered in diverse fields science, technology and education, including the following courses:

Science, technology and education, including the following courses: Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electronic Communication & Computer Engineering, Crop Biotechnology, Environmental Monitoring & Management, Educational Leadership & Management, Special Needs, TESOL and International Development Management

Eligibility

In order to apply for one of these scholarships, applicants must;

  • Be holding an unconditional offer letter and accepted the offer by paying USD1000 for full-time Masters degree programme at The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus for 2016/17 intakes. A copy of unconditional offer letter and acceptance form must be attached together with the application
  • Be classified as an ‘overseas’ student for fee purposes
  • Have at least 1 full year working experience after completion of the undergraduate programme. Fresh graduates will not be considered
  • Must sufficiently enable to support the cost of living throughout the duration of studies
  • 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 countries can apply for these scholarships:

Afghanistan, Gambia, Mozambique, Bangladesh, The Guinea, Myanmar, Benin, Guinea-Bissau, Nepal, Burkina Faso, Haiti, Niger, Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Cambodia, Korea, Dem Rep., Sierra Leone, Central African Republic, Kyrgyz Republic, Somalia, Liberia, Tajikistan, Comoros, Madagascar, Tanzania, Malawi, Togo, Congo, Dem. Rep, Eritrea, Mali, Uganda, Ethiopia, Mauritania, Zimbabwe, Albania, Indonesia, Samoa, Armenia, India, São Tomé and Principe, Belize, Iraq, Senegal, Bhutan, Kiribati, Solomon Islands, Bolivia, Kosovo, South Sudan, Cameroon, Lao PDR, Sri Lanka, Cape Verde, Lesotho, Sudan, Congo, Rep., Marshall Islands, Swaziland, Côte d’Ivoire, Micronesia, Fed. Sts., Syrian Arab Republic, Djibouti, Moldova, Timor-Leste, Egypt, Arab Rep., Mongolia, Tonga, El Salvador, Morocco, Ukraine, Fiji, Nicaragua, Uzbekistan, Georgia, Nigeria, Vanuatu, Ghana, Pakistan, Vietnam, Guatemala, Papua New Guinea, West Bank and Gaza, Guyana, Paraguay, Yemen, Rep., Honduras, Philippines, Zambia, Angola, Ecuador, Palau, Algeria, Gabon, Panama, American Samoa, Grenada, Peru, Antigua and Barbuda, Iran, Islamic Rep., Romania, Argentina, Jamaica, Russian Federation, Azerbaijan, Jordan, Serbia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Seychelles, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Latvia, South Africa, Botswana, Lebanon, St. Lucia, Brazil, Libya, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Bulgaria, Lithuania, Suriname, Chile, Macedonia, FYR, Thailand, China, Malaysia, Tunisia, Colombia, Maldives, Turkey, Costa Rica, Mauritius, Turkmenistan, Cuba, Mexico, Tuvalu, Dominica, Montenegro and Uruguay) and third world countries (Timor-Leste, Malawi, Somalia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Tanzania, Yemen, Burundi, Afghanistan, Guinea-Bissau, Ethiopia, Niger, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Madagascar, Zambia and Eritrea

Value

10 awards of 100% tuition fee scholarships are available for students from the developing and third world countries registering for taught Masters programmes at Malaysia Campus in areas related to science, technology and education

How to apply

Applications should be submitted via email. Please enclose a copy of unconditional offer letter and acceptance form together with this application form. Application Form

Application

The application deadline is 31 July, 2016 for September 2016

For more information and enquiry, click here

2017 Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarships for College of Technology Students

Applications are invited for the 2017 Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarships for College of Technology Students. The invitation is made by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) for college scholarships available for international students to study at a Japanese college of technology

Scholarship description

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) offers scholarships to international students who wish to study at Japanese universities as undergraduate students under the Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship Program for 2017

Japanese Government Scholarship aim is to foster human resources who will become bridges of friendship between your country and Japan through study in Japan and who will contribute to the development of both countries and the wider world. All classes will be given in the Japanese language

Scholarships are available to study at a Japanese college of technology. A graduated grantee will be awarded a diploma and an associate degree. Those who wish to study in Japan as students at a college of technology must choose a field from the following specialisation:

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Information, Communication and Network Engineering
  • Materials Engineering
  • Architecture
  • Civil Engineering
  • Maritime Engineering
  • Other Fields

Eligibility

  • Nationality: Applicants must have the nationality of a country that has diplomatic relations with Japan. Applicants with no official nationality are also eligible to apply. An applicant who has Japanese nationality at the time of application is not eligible. However, persons with dual nationality who hold Japanese nationality and whose place of residence at the time of application is outside of Japan are eligible to apply as long as they choose the nationality of the foreign country and give up their Japanese nationality by the date of their arrival in Japan. Applicant screening will be conducted at the Japanese diplomatic mission in the country of applicant’s nationality
  • Age: Applicants generally must have been born on April 2, 1995, between April 1, 2000
  • Academic Background: Applicants, in principle, must have graduated from an upper secondary school (viz. have completed 11 years of school education starting from elementary school). Applicants who will meet the above qualifications by March 2017 are eligible.)
  • Japanese Language: Applicants must be willing to learn Japanese. Applicants must be interested in Japan and be willing to deepen their understanding of Japan after arriving in Japan. In addition, in general, applicants must be willing to receive college of technology education in Japanese
  • Health: Applicants must be free from any mental or physical disabilities that would impede the pursuit of study at Japanese schools
  • Arrival in Japan: In principle, the selected applicants must be able to leave for and arrive in Japan between the 1st and 7th of April 2017
  • Visa Requirement, Applicants must acquire College Student (ryugaku) visas before entering Japan. They then enter Japan with the College Student (ryugaku) residence status. Please also note that those who change their visa status to one other than College Student after arrival in Japan will lose their qualification to be Japanese Government Scholarship recipients from the date when their visa status changes
  • Others: While the applicant is studying in Japan, he/she shall contribute to mutual understanding between Japan and the home country by participating in activities at schools and communities with the aim of contributing to the internationalisation of Japan. The applicant shall make efforts to promote relations between the home country and Japan by maintaining close relations with the university attended after graduation, cooperating with the conducting of surveys and questionnaires after the return home, and cooperating with all relevant projects and events conducted by Japanese diplomatic missions in the applicant’s home country

Students who have the nationality of the following countries which has diplomatic relations with the Japanese government can apply for the scholarship:

Asia-Pacific: Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, China, Fiji, India, Indonesia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nauru, Nepal, New Zealand, Pakistan, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Vietnam

North America: Canada and the United States of America. Latin America and the Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda, Argentine, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Commonwealth of Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Saint Christopher and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay and Venezuela

Europe: Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyz Republic, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Republic of Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Serbia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan and Vatican

Middle East: Afghanistan, Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Yemen and Palestinian Authority

Africa: Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Cape Verde, Chad, Comoros, Republic of Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabonese Republic, Gambia, Ghana, Republic of Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Zambia, Uganda and Zimbabwe

Value

  • Allowance: 117,000 yen per month. (In case that the recipient research in a designated region, 2,000 or 3,000 yen per month will be added. The monetary amount each year may be subject to change due to budgetary reasons.) The scholarship is cancelled in principle if the recipient is absent from the college of technology or preparatory Japanese-teaching institution for an extended period
  • Travelling costs:
    Transportation to Japan: The recipient will be provided, according to his/her itinerary and route as designated by MEXT, with an economy-class aeroplane ticket from the international airport nearest to his/her home country residence to the New Tokyo International Airport or any other international airport that the appointed university usually uses. Expenses such as inland 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 covered
    Transportation from Japan: In principle, the recipient who returns to his/her home country within the fixed period after the expiration of his/her scholarship will be provided, upon application, with an economy-class airplane ticket for travel from the New Tokyo International Airport or any other international airport that the appointed university usually uses to the international airport nearest to his/her home address
  • Tuition and Other Fees: Fees for the entrance examination, matriculation, and tuition at universities will be paid by the Japanese government

How to apply

Applicants must submit the following documents to the Japanese diplomatic missions by the required date. The submitted documents will not be returned

  • Scholarship application form
    Academic transcript for the past 3 years
  • Graduation certificate from the last school attended (or certificate of expected graduation for an applicant due to graduate)
  • Recommendation from the principal or the adviser of the last school attended
  • Medical certificate
  • Certificate of enrollment (for an applicant currently enrolled in a university)

A grantee that has completed the prescribed course at the preparatory school will go on to a college of technology designated by MEXT. The college of technology will be decided by MEXT upon consultation with the college concerned. No objection by the grantee against the decision will be allowed

Application deadline

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

For more information and enquiry, click here

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Online Course on Building Mobile Apps

Applications are invited for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Online Course on Building Mobile Apps. This session Massachusetts Institute of Technology is offering an open online version of course, ‘Mobile Application Experiences Part 3: Building Mobile Apps.’ This course helps to create apps for iOS or Android

Course description

This free online course will teach you how to take your app idea from a paper prototype to a working application for iOS or Android.

We will cover mobile specific topics such as location and networking to create responsive, personalized applications as well as ways to instrument your application to understand user behavior.

You will showcase your working apps in an online poster and demo session.  Through sharing your application, you will have the opportunity to gain feedback from your peers

Applicants will be offered this free online course in the English language. Massachusetts Institute of Technology is dedicated to advancing knowledge and educating students in science, technology, and other areas of scholarship that will best serve the nation and the world in the 21st century.

Video Transcripts are also available in English. Applicants will get a verified certificate to highlight the knowledge and skills they gain.

Course At A Glance

Length: 4 weeks course
Effort:  10-12 hours/week
Subject: Mobile Application Experiences
Institution: Massachusetts Institute of Technology & edX
Languages: English
Price:  Free
Certificate Available: Yes. Verified Certificate for $ 49
Session: Starts March 28, 2016 (Students can enroll now)

Providers Details

Massachusetts Institute of Technology is offering the course via renowned online platform edX.  MITx courses embody the inventiveness, openness, rigor and quality that are hallmarks of MIT, and many use materials developed for MIT residential courses in the Institute’s five schools and 33 academic disciplines

edX offers amazing quality classes by the best professors from the best schools.  edX mission is to increase access to high-quality education for everyone, everywhere

Eligibility

No prerequisites

Value

After completing this course, students will learn the following:

  • How to create apps for iOS or Android
  • How various location technologies work and how to build performant applications that utilize location service
  • How to present your work in a poster and demo session

 Instructors

Frank Bentley
Principal Researcher at Yahoo in Sunnyvale, CA and a Visiting Lecturer in Comparative Media Studies at MIT

Ed Barrett
Senior Lecturer in Comparative Media Studies and Writing at MIT and author of several books on digital media published by MIT Press

Course Format

This module is part of a five-part Mobile Application Experiences series:

  • 789.1x: Mobile Application Experiences Part 1: From a Domain to an App Idea
  • 789.2x: Mobile Application Experiences Part 2: Mobile App Design
  • 789.3x: Mobile Application Experiences Part 3: Building Mobile Apps
  • 789.4x: Mobile Application Experiences Part 4: Understanding Use
  • 789.5.x: Mobile Application Experiences Part 5: Reporting Research Findings

How to apply

  1. Go to the course website link
  2. Create an edX account to SignUp
  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.)

For more information and enquiry, click here

2016 Norman E. Borlaug International Agricultural Science and Technology Fellowship Program

Borlaug-StickerApplications are invited for the 2016 Norman E. Borlaug International Agricultural Science and Technology Fellowship Program.  This application is invited by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The Fellowship Program is available for fellows from eligible developing and middle-income countries

Fellowship description

The Norman E. Borlaug International Agricultural Science and Technology Fellowship Program promote food security and economic growth by providing training and collaborative research opportunities to fellows from developing and middle-income countries. Borlaug fellows are generally scientists, researchers or policymakers who are in the early or middle stages of their careers. Each fellow works one-on-one with a mentor at a U.S. university, research center or government agency, usually for 6-12 weeks. The U.S. mentor will later visit the fellow’s home institution to continue collaboration. Fellows may also attend the annual World Food Prize Symposium, held each October in Des Moines, Iowa. This program includes following types of fellowships:

  • Borlaug Fellowships:The program offers training and collaborative research opportunities to scientists, researchers, and policymakers from 32 eligible countries. Fellows will work one-on-one with a mentor at a U.S. university, research center, or government agency, usually for 6-12 weeks
  • Borlaug Cocoa Fellowships:The U.S. Department of Agriculture, in cooperation with the World Cocoa Foundation, is now accepting applications for the 2016 Global Cocoa Initiative under the auspices of the Norman E. Borlaug International Agricultural Science and Technology Fellowship Program. The Borlaug Program’s Global Cocoa Initiative provides fellows with skills and knowledge to help their countries become more competitive in producing and exporting cocoa and cocoa products
  • Cocoa Fellowships for Western Africa:USDA, in cooperation with the World Cocoa Foundation (WCF), is now accepting applications from West Africa for 2016 Cocoa Borlaug Fellowships. The fellowships, under the auspices of 2016 Norman E. Borlaug International Agricultural Science and Technology Fellowship Program, are part of a joint USDA-WCF initiative to improve cocoa production in developing countries worldwide
  • Cocoa Fellowships for Asia:USDA, in cooperation with the World Cocoa Foundation (WCF), is now accepting applications from candidates in three Asian countries for 2016 Cocoa Borlaug Fellowships. The FAS Global Cocoa Initiative, under the auspices of the Borlaug Fellowship Program, provides fellows with skills and knowledge to help their countries become more competitive in producing and exporting cocoa and cocoa products
  • Borlaug Global Research Alliance Fellowships:The U.S. Department of Agriculture is now accepting applications for the 2016 Borlaug Global Research Alliance Fellowships

There are also some Borlaug Special Programs which include:

  • Agricultural Policy Executive Leadership Program:The Borlaug Agricultural Policy Executive Leadership Program is targeted at senior agricultural policymakers from the independent states of the former Soviet Union and Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Feed the Future:In partnership with Feed the Future, the United States government’s global hunger and food security initiative, the Borlaug Program supports fellows’ efforts to address the root causes of hunger and poverty and forge long-term solutions to chronic food insecurity and malnutrition
  • Global Cocoa Initiative:The Borlaug Program’s Global Cocoa Initiative, sponsored by the World Cocoa Foundation, provides fellows with skills and knowledge to help their countries become more competitive in producing and exporting cocoa and cocoa products. Past research topics have included pest and disease prevention, regional cocoa production and market access
  • Global Research Alliance:The Global Research Alliance engages developing countries that are members of the Global Research Alliance on Agricultural Greenhouse Gases in research to more clearly understand and mitigate the impacts of agriculture on climate change.

Fellowship is awarded usually for 6-12 weeks. Fellowships are awarded for research and training focused on a wide array of agriculture-related topics, including Agronomy, Veterinary Science, Nutrition, Food Safety, Sanitary and Phytosanitary Issues, Natural Resource Management, Agricultural Biotechnology, Global Climate Change, Agricultural Economics and Agricultural Policy

Eligibility

To be considered for the Borlaug Fellowship Program, candidates must:

  • Be citizens of an eligible country
  • Be fluent in English
  • Have completed a Master’s or higher degree
  • Be in the early or middle stage of their career, with at least two years of practical experience
  • Be employed by a university, government agency or research entity in their home country
  • Demonstrate their intention to continue working in their home country after completing the fellowship

Citizens from the following countries are eligible for this fellowship:

Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Liberia, and Nigeria (Cocoa Fellowships for Western Africa)

India, Indonesia and Malaysia (Cocoa Fellowships for Asia)

Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago (Cocoa Fellowships)

Algeria, Bangladesh, Colombia, Costa Rica, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guatemala, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Malawi, Mali, Malaysia, Mexico, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Thailand, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, Vietnam and Zambia (Borlaug Fellowships)

Colombia, Costa Rica, Egypt, Ghana, Honduras, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam (Global Research Alliance Fellowships)

How to apply

Candidates must apply via the Online Application system. The following information will be required:

  • Completed application form
  • 2-3 page program proposal and action plan
  • Signed approval from applicant’s home institution
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Official copy of transcript for college/university degree(s) received
  • Copy of passport identification page

Applicants are selected based on the following:

  • Academic and professional research interests and achievements
  • Level of scientific competence
  • Aptitude for scientific research
  • Leadership potential
  • Likelihood of bringing back new ideas to their home institution, and
  • Flexibility and aptitude for success in a cross-cultural environment
  • Consideration is also given to the relevance of the applicant’s research area to the research topics highlighted in the application announcement and to global food security and trade

Application deadline

The application deadline is November 15, 2015. The deadlines for Cocoa Fellowships for Western Africa as well as Cocoa Fellowships for Asia has been passed

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2016 KAUST Fellowship for PhD and MS/PhD Program in Saudi Arabia

KAUST-FellowshipApplications are invited for the 2016 King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) Fellowship for PhD and MS/PhD Program in Saudi Arabia. 11 admitted students will receive the benefits of the KAUST Fellowship. The fellowship supports students for the duration of their graduate studies. KAUST Fellowship includes full tuition support and monthly living allowance

Scholarship description

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) is offering PhD and MS/PhD Fellowship for spring 2016. KAUST aspires to be a destination for scientific and technological education and research. By inspiring discoveries to address global challenges, we strive to serve as a beacon of knowledge that bridges people and cultures for the betterment of humanity.

Eligibility

KAUST requires a minimum TOEFL score of 79 on the IBT (Internet Based Test) or 6.0 on the IELTS (International English Language Testing System). Only official TOEFL or IELTS scores will be accepted. TOEFL or IELTS scores for tests administered by an educational institution for admission to that particular institution are not acceptable.

KAUST does not require the GRE exam for admission. However, they strongly encourage students to take the GRE general test. A high quantitative score on the GRE will enhance a student’s application. Official test results should be sent directly from ETS. The KAUST admissions code is 4139. The average GRE quantitative score for admitted students is currently 774 out of 800. This KAUST fellowship is available for Saudi Arabian and international students.

Value

KAUST Fellowship benefits include:

  • Full tuition support
  • Monthly living allowance (ranging between $20,000-30,000 annual, depending on qualifications and progression through degree programs)
  • Housing
  • Medical and dental coverage
  • Relocation support

How to apply

  • Applications should be submitted online. Also, Submit an official complete university Transcript/ Mark sheets/ Graduation Certificate/ Academic Record from every institution previously attended
  • A scan of the official transcript provided by the university in the native language must be uploaded into the Online Application along with the certified English translation
  • Your transcript must include the university grading scale for all documents submitted
  • If offered admission, an official final transcript must be sent to the Office of Admissions prior to arrival (during the on boarding process) in a sealed envelope via post

Note: A TOEFL or IELTS score is not required if the applicant received a degree from an accredited institution in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, or New Zealand

Application deadline

The application deadline is 8th October, 2015

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2015/2016 Developing Solutions Masters Scholarships at the University of Nottingham, Malaysia

University-of-Nottingham-malaysia-campusApplications are invited for the 2015/2016 Developing Solutions Masters Scholarships at the University of Nottingham, Malaysia. Scholarships are available for students from the developing and third world countries registering for taught master’s programmes at Malaysia Campus in areas related to science, technology and education. Up to 10 awards of 100% tuition fee scholarships are available

Scholarship description

The Developing Solutions Scholarship Fund will reach out to students who have the potential to make a real difference to the development and prosperity of their home countries. 10 awards of 100% tuition fee scholarships are available for students from the developing and third world countries registering for taught Masters programmes at Malaysia Campus.

Scholarships are awarded in fields related to science, technology and education, including the following courses: Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electronic Communication & Computer Engineering, Information Technology, Management of Information Technology, Crop Biotechnology, Environmental Monitoring & Management, Educational Leadership & Management, Special Needs, TESOL and International Development Management

Eligibility

In order to be eligible for one of these scholarships applicants must:

  • Be holding an unconditional offer of a place on a full time Masters degree programme at the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus for 2015/16 intakes. Copy of unconditional offer letter must be attached together with the application
  • Be classified as an ‘overseas’ student for fee purposes

Students from the following countries can apply for this scholarship:

Afghanistan, Gambia, Mozambique, Bangladesh, Guinea, Myanmar, Benin, Guinea-Bissau, Nepal, Burkina Faso, Haiti, Niger, Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Cambodia, Korea, Sierra Leone, Central African Republic, Kyrgyz Republic, Somalia, Liberia, Tajikistan, Comoros, Madagascar, Tanzania, Malawi, Togo, Congo, Eritrea, Mali, Uganda, Ethiopia, Mauritania, Zimbabwe, Albania, Indonesia, Samoa, Armenia, India, São Tomé and Principe, Belize, Iraq, Senegal, Bhutan, Kiribati, Solomon Islands, Bolivia, Kosovo, South Sudan, Cameroon, Lao PDR, Sri Lanka, Cape Verde, Lesotho, Sudan, Congo, Rep., Marshall Islands, Swaziland, Côte d’Ivoire, Micronesia, Syrian Arab Republic, Djibouti, Moldova, Timor-Leste, Egypt, Arab Rep., Mongolia, Tonga, El Salvador, Morocco, Ukraine, Fiji, Nicaragua, Uzbekistan, Georgia, Nigeria, Vanuatu, Ghana, Pakistan, Vietnam, Guatemala, Papua New Guinea, West Bank and Gaza, Guyana, Paraguay, Yemen, Honduras, Philippines, Zambia, Angola, Ecuador, Palau, Algeria, Gabon, Panama, American Samoa, Grenada, Peru, Antigua and Barbuda, Iran, Islamic Rep., Romania, Argentina, Jamaica, Russian Federation, Azerbaijan, Jordan, Serbia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Seychelles, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Latvia, South Africa, Botswana, Lebanon, St. Lucia, Brazil, Libya, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Bulgaria, Lithuania, Suriname, Chile, Macedonia, Thailand, China, Malaysia, Tunisia, Colombia, Maldives, Turkey, Costa Rica, Mauritius, Turkmenistan, Cuba, Mexico, Tuvalu, Dominica, Montenegro and Uruguay

Value

100% tuition fee scholarships are awarded to scholarship winners

How to apply

All applications should be submitted via email. Successful applicants will be notified by 14 August, 2015

Application deadline

The application deadline is 31 July, 2015 for September intake

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Japanese Government (MEXT) 2016 Scholarship for College of Technology Students

mextApplications are invited for the Japanese Government (MEXT) 2016 Scholarship for College of Technology Students. This scholarship is provided by The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT). It provides International Students the opportunity to study at a Japanese college of technology. A graduated grantee will be awarded a diploma and an associate degree. The scholarship period will last for four years from April 2016 to March 2020, including one-year preparatory education in the Japanese language and other subjects due to be provided upon arrival in Japan. For scholarship grantees majoring in maritime engineering, the scholarship period will be four and a half years, lasting up to September 2020

Scholarship description

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) offers scholarships to International Students who wish to study at Japanese college of technology under the Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship Program for 2016. Our aim is to foster human resources who will become bridges of friendship between your country and Japan through study in Japan and who will contribute to the development of both countries and the wider world

Scholarships are awarded in the following fields of specialization (major): Mechanical Engineering; Electrical and Electronic Engineering; Information, Communication and Network Engineering; Materials Engineering; Architecture and Civil Engineering, Maritime engineering and other Fields. A graduated grantee will be awarded a diploma and an associate degree

Eligibility

Nationality:

  • Applicants must have the nationality of a country that has diplomatic relations with Japanmext
  • Applicants with no official nationality are also eligible to apply
  • An applicant who has Japanese nationality at the time of application is not eligible
  • However, persons with dual nationality who hold Japanese nationality and whose place of residence at the time of application is outside of Japan are eligible to apply as long as they choose the nationality of the foreign country and give up their Japanese nationality by the date of their arrival in Japan
  • Applicant screening will be conducted at the Japanese diplomatic mission in the country of applicant’s nationality

Age:

  • Applicants generally must have been born between April 2, 1994 and April 1, 1999

Academic Background:

  • Applicants, in principle, must have graduated from an upper secondary school (viz. have completed 11 years of school education starting from elementary school)

Japanese Language:

  • Applicants must be willing to learn Japanese
  • Applicants must be interested in Japan and be willing to deepen their understanding of Japan after arriving in Japan
  • In addition, in general, applicants must be willing to receive college of technology education in Japanese

Health:

  • Applicants must be free from any mental or physical disabilities that would impede the pursuit of study at Japanese schools

Arrival in Japan:

  • In principle, the selected applicants must be able to leave for and arrive in Japan between the 1st and 7th of April 2016

Visa Requirement:

  • Applicants must acquire College Student (ryugaku) visas before entering Japan
  • They then enter Japan with the College Student (ryugaku) residence status
  • Please also note that those who change their visa status to one other than College Student after arrival in Japan will lose their qualification to be Japanese Government Scholarship recipients from the date when their visa status changes

Others:

  • After returning to the home country, former scholarship recipients shall cooperate with the conducting of post-return survey questionnaires, participate in events conducted by Japanese diplomatic missions in their country, and work to improve relations between the home country and Japan

Students who have the nationality of one of the following countries which has diplomatic relations with the Japanese government can apply for this scholarship:

Asia-Pacific: Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, China, Fiji, India, Indonesia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nauru, Nepal, New Zealand, Pakistan, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Vietnam

North America: Canada and United States of America

Latin America and the Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda, Argentine, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Commonwealth of Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Saint Christopher and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay and Venezuela

Europe: Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyz Republic, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Republic of Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Serbia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan and Vatican

Middle East: Afghanistan, Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Yemen and Palestinian Authority

Africa: Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Cape Verde, Chad, Comoros, Republic of Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabonese Republic, Gambia, Ghana, Republic of Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Zambia, Uganda and Zimbabwe

Value

The scholarship provides the following benefits:

Allowance:

  • 117,000 yen per month
  • In case that the recipient research in a designated region, 2,000 or 3,000 yen per month will be added
  • The monetary amount each year may be subject to change due to budgetary reasons
  • The scholarship is cancelled in principle if the recipient is absent from the college of technology or preparatory Japanese-teaching institution for an extended period

Travelling costs:

  • Transportation to Japan: The recipient will be provided, according 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 country residence (The address in the country of the recipient’s nationality stated in the application form is in principle regarded as the recipient’s “home country residence.) to the New Tokyo International Airport or any other international airport that the appointed university usually uses
  • Expenses such as inland 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 covered
  • Transportation from Japan: In principle, the recipient who returns to his/her home country within the fixed period after the expiration of his/her scholarship will be provided, upon application, with an economy-class airplane ticket for travel from the New Tokyo International Airport or any other international airport that the appointed university usually uses to the international airport nearest to his/her home address

Tuition and Other Fees:

  • Fees for the entrance examination, matriculation, and tuition at universities will be paid by the Japanese government

How to apply

Applicants must submit the following documents to the Japanese diplomatic missions by the required date. Note that the submitted documents will not be returned:

  • Application Form (a prescribed form) (original 2) with photo
  • Academic transcript for the past 3 years (original 1), copy 1
  • Graduation certificate of the last school attended (or certificate of expected graduation for an applicant due to graduate) original 1, copy 1
  • Recommendation from the principal or the adviser of the last school attended original 1, copy 1
  • Medical certificate (prescribed form) original 1, copy 1
  • Certificate of enrollment (for an applicant currently enrolled in a university) original 1, copy 1
  • Note 1: These documents must be written in Japanese or English, or translations in either of these languages should be attached
  • Note 2: Photographs (4.5×3.5 cm, taken within the past six months, upper body, full-faced, uncapped. Write your name and nationality on the reverse and paste them onto the Application Form and Placement Preference Form) attached to the original application must be originals; copies are not acceptable. It is acceptable to paste the data of photo on each application form and print it. (To print your photos and paste it on the application form is not allowed.)
  • Note 3: The graduation certificate and the degree certificate obtained from the last university attended may be photocopies provided that the copies are attested by an authorized person of the university
  • Note 4: Number the documents (1 through 6) in the right upper corner

mextIf a grantee graduates from a college of technology and is admitted for enrollment in an advanced course at a college of technology or university as a junior transferee, he/she may have the period of his/her scholarship extended upon successful examination by MEXT and provided that he/she has outstanding academic achievement that meets certain criteria. If a grantee completes an advanced course at a college of technology and satisfies the requirements established by the National Institution for Academic Degrees and University Evaluation, he/she may apply to the Institution for a bachelor’s degree in engineering.

In cooperation with the government of the applicants’ countries, the Japanese diplomatic missions in those countries will conduct primary screening of applicants by means of submitted application documents, interviews and academic examinations. All applicants wishing to study engineering must sit for examinations in Japanese, English, mathematics, and chemistry. All applicants wishing to study in fields other than engineering must sit for examinations in Japanese, English, mathematics, and physics. Applicants who have been selected through this primary screening will be recommended to MEXT. MEXT will then conduct the final selection of the recommended applicants and decide the scholarship grantees. MEXT may select candidates from each field of study

Results of the primary screening will be notified to each applicant on the date designated by the Japanese diplomatic mission

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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