31 August 2013
28 August 2013
This is a list of available options for studies in Australia. These scholarships have different requirement hence if you interested in any of these scholarships please read the instructions carefully before applying
27 August 2013
Age limit : Applicants must be less than 40 years (for postgraduate) and 45 (for Post doctorate).
Minimum of second class upper in bachelors degree
Fluency in English Language
Be medically fit
Applicants must hold an unconditional offer of admission to a Malaysian university
Click Link for list of Universities in Malaysia
Areas of Study
Applicants must apply for any of these fields
Science and Engineering
Agriculture and Fisheries
Economics and Islamic Finance
Information and Communication Technology
Bio security and Food Safety
Infrastructure and Utility
Health not including nursing, medicine, clinical pharmacy.
10th September 2013
Interested Applicants should click link for official scholarship information and application
25 August 2013
The HEC MBA Program applies on behalf of admitted eligible students. In order to be eligible the candidate must:
Be aged 30 years old or less in the selection year.
Only admitted candidates can apply for this scholarship.
Click Link for Official Scholarship Website
Have a single nationality from a developing country deemed an 'emerging country' by the French state department.
Amount of Award:
The Eiffel Scholarship provides participants with a monthly allowance of €1,181, and covers additional expenses including travel, health insurance and cultural activities. Tuition fees are not covered by the scholarship.
End of November each year (after enrollment confirmation)
This program was set up to assist undergraduate and postgraduate students in the Motherland – AFRICA – to acquire knowledge in Universities, Colleges and other Institutions of learning in the United States. It is an initiative of the Union of Africa Americans in the United States as part of a special contribution for the development of the human resources of the Motherland.
A recipient of the scholarship will be assisted to study in United States Free of tuition throughout the duration of the chosen program. In addition, the recipient will provisionally receive an annual allowance of US$4,000 for welfare. A recipient will also be assisted to get Student Visa which will expire at the end of the chosen program of maximum five (5) years.
Applicants should note that
Optionally, we arrange to help a recipient/student under our program to secure a part-time job which enable you work while you school and earn extra income. This is only done on request
1. Completed Entry Form (to be made online).
2. Entry Fee of US$100.00 (₦16000 Nigeria, ¢142 Ghana, R687 South Africa, £569 Egypt).
3. Five credit passes in O/level exams, including English Language, Mathematics and three
other relevant subjects (undergraduate program).
4. First degree / HND (Postgraduate program).
5. One recent color passport photo.
Deadline is November 30, 2013
Click link for official scholarship information
The Fulbright Program are scholarships in USA for international students who wants to pursue a Master’s or PhD degree.
The scholarships can also be awarded for non- degree postgraduate studies.
The scholarship covers a wide area of study.Medical and clinical stogies are exempted.
Outside the U.S the Fulbright Program is administered by bi national Fulbright Commissions/Foundations or U.S. Embassies. All Foreign Student Program applications are processed by these offices. Therefore, foreign students must apply for Fulbright
Fellowships through the Fulbright
Commission/Foundation or US Embassy in their home countries. Program eligibility and selection procedures are determined by each
country. Deadline varies per country but is around February to October annually.
In Nigeria contact information is
Adress(es) Public Affairs Section
U.S.Embassy Plot 1075 Diplomatic Drive Central District Area Abuja Nigeria
Public Affairs Section U.S. Consulate General No. 2 Broad Street Lagos
24 August 2013
This scholarship is for any of the courses offered by the faculty of social science at Charles University.
Undergraduate and Graduate studies
International Student from developing countries
How to Apply:
- The mode of applying is by post. Applications must be made on the form that accompanies this announcement, and must include the following documents:
-completed application form;
-motivation essay of no more than 1000 words, explaining why they need a scholarship, and what they hope to gain from their studies at the Charles University;
-two letters of recommendation from teachers, who know the student from their previous studies, including confirmation of the student’s financial need
Click link for official Scholarship information
23 August 2013
AreasScholarship is open to all areas of study but preference will be given to areas to will accelerate development of applicants home country.
be from a developing country (Nigeria Inclusive)
have completed a bachelors degree with relevant professional experience
-are a Catholic Christian (or general belong to a Christian denomination). Candidates from other religions can apply if they are proposed by Catholic partners and can prove their commitment to inter religious dialogue
-possess German language skills before starting the studies (KAAD can provide a language course of max. 6 months in Germany).
want to acquire a master’s degree or a PhD at a German university or do a post-doctoral research project (2-6 months for established university lecturers) at a German university
November and June
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Curtin University is offering scholarships to international students for pursuing an undergraduate degree in computing science, applied information technology or related computing fields. Applicants must be commencing the first semester of their first undergraduate degree at Curtin University
Scholarships are provided in the field of business information technology (single major), business information technology & systems (double major) and business information systems (single major) offered by the Curtin University in Australia.
Applicants must have an offer poof admission
- International student
5000 USD for the years
November 22nd, 2013
22 August 2013
Africa London Nagasaki (ALN) scholarship fund offers Master’s scholarships for Africans to undertake a Master’s degree in a subject relevant to the control of infectious disease in Africa. The awards will support a candidate to undertake an MSc at either the Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University, Japan or at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, UK. Priority will be given to candidates at an early stage of their scientific career. An award will only be made on condition that the candidate meets the criteria set for entry on the course for which they have applied. The application deadline is 27th September 2013.
Must be an African
Must have at least two years of research experience have obtained an MB ChB or equivalent medical qualification from a recognized university.
Full scholarship maximum of
50 000 UsD
27th September 2013
21 August 2013
The Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho) Scholarship program is open to students from all countries (including African countries) that has diplomatic relations with Japan. According to the Government sponsored website Study In Japan, Since inception, over 65,000 students
from about 160 countries all over the world have taken advantage of this programme to study in Japan". This scholarship recipients are paid allowances and also exempted from tuition entrance and examination fees. Awards covering bachelors, masters or doctorate degrees are offered yearly to the following categories:
1 Research Students
2. Undergraduate Students
3. Japanese Studies Students
4. Teacher Training Students
5. College of Technology Students
6. Special Training College students
7. Young Leaders Program(YLP) Students
How it works:
Selection in this category is purely from recommendations from the various Japanese Embassies and Consulates in different countries
all over the world and the process may vary depending on the countries. Prospecting students are adviced to approachthe nearest
Japanese Embassy or Consulates in their home country. In Nigeria
Embassy of Japan, Lagos Office,
Plot 24/25 Apese Street,
Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria.
Tel: (234-1)261-3797 , 4929, 5984, 6827 (234-9)461-6394 Fax (234-1)261-4035
As indicated by the title, screening and recommendation in this category is done by the individual universities based on inter university student exchange agreements. Selected recipients are then directly recommended to the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Domestic selection.
This category of students are privately-finance students who are already studying(including prospecting students) in Japan Screening is done through the different universities sometimes based on academic excellence
This scholarship is for African women in tertiary institution across Africa studying a science, technology, engineering, mathematical course.
500 USD one time award
Less than forty years
Good academic record
Special consideration is given to orphans, underprivileged students, girls impacted by HIV and students in the first or second year of study.
30th October 2013
Applicants will be required to provide
Personal and Contact Information.
Responses to essay questions that address career goals, and how you expect the WAAW scholarship will assist in your education.
Two academic/professional references.
Note recommendations and transcripts ARE NOT REQUIRED AT THIS TIME. ONLY after a candidate has been shortlisted.
20 August 2013
Is money a barrier to your financial aspiration? If yes then online studies may be an option. Earn an internationally recognized degree maybe even with a scholarship.
edX is a learning platform that gives students from any country the opportunity to take free online courses offered by three premier
Universities in the US – Harvard MIT, and UC Berkeley plus 8 other premier universities. Online learners can earn a certificate of completion after completing the course.
Applicants are received round the year. Last year, this programme was free there is a plan to charge a modest rate for these programs
To apply for an EdX course, just simply complete the online signup form. Enrolling will create your unique student record in the edX
database, allow you to register for classes, and to receive a certificate on successful completion.
Faculty of Engineering & Information Technologies of University of Sydney offers postgraduate scholarship for international students in Australia.
50% reduction on tuition
Nov 30, 2013
Study Subject(s): Scholarship is provided in the Faculty of Engineering & Information Technologies offered by the University of Sydney in Australia
Scholarship is provided in the Faculty of Engineering & Information Technologies offered by the University of Sydney in Australia
19 August 2013
Master of Science (M.Sc) and Master of Engineering (M.Eng) scholarship/ fellowship for UAE Nationals & outstanding International students at Petroleum Institute, Abu Dhabi, UAE in Engineering & Science
Admission to the Master of Science (M.Sc) and Master of Engineering (M.Eng) Full Time Program is open to all qualified UAE nationals and selected non-nationals. Outstanding graduates with excellent academic credentials who are highly motivated to undertake a challenging and rigorous graduate program of study and research in one of the PI programs, are invited to apply. They will be expected to have at least a B.S. degree from a well recognized university.
Interested applicants should supply the following:
Scanned English Academic Transcripts & Degree Certificates for Bachelor and/or Master Degree from his/her baccalaureate institution
the original documents attested by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research (MOHESR) should be submitted upon admission to the Masters Program
Minimum scores accepted for TOEFL/IELTS: 550
for PBT; 213 for CBT; 79 for IBT; or 6.0 for IELTS
If you are unable to attach the required TOEFL/ IELTS score certificate, please specify in your
cover letter and application form when you will be able to provide it.
GRE is not required. If you have available scores (general test only), you may submit it for reference.
1st October Spring
1st April Fall
Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology is inviting applications for MSc fellowship. For every admitted MSc student, Skoltech will provide an internationally competitive fellowship including a tuition waiver, subsidized housing an assistantship and medical insurance. Both Russian and international students are eligible to apply for this fellowship
MSc programs in Information Science and Technology, Energy Science & Technology, Biomedical Science and Technology.
International students in final year of an undergraduate degree.
Students that have completed a bachelors degree Applicants must have received(or will recieve) a degree in engineering mathematics, applied sciences, physics, chemistry biology or related fields; have achieved an outstanding academic record at the undergraduate level and demonstrated English proficiency.
For every admitted M.Sc. Student, Skoltech will provide an internationally competitive fellowship, including a tuition waiver, subsidized housing, an assistantship, and medical insurance.
18 August 2013
This is a dissertation competition for doctoral students or those who have completed their doctoral studies. Award is for dissertation completion or for post doctoral work.
Award value: 10 000 usd (dissertation completion)
17,000 (post doctoral fellowship)
Citizens of sub Saharan Africa who are writing their dissertations or have completed their doctoral studies (not exceeding 8 years)
PhD work must be in humanities.
Deadline 1st Nov 2013
17 August 2013
This is an essay based scholarship for both undergraduate and postgraduate students in Nigerian and foreign universities.
Applicants must be a Nigerian with a valid university admission
Applicants should submit an essay titled:
More Learning to More People: How can Nigeria be more innovative in bridging its literacy and skills gap?
Entries must be in English, and be between 2,000 and 5,000 words
Entrants must avoid plagiarism and should be prepared to present themselves for an oral defence of their work (should the need arise).
Plagiarism will result in instant disqualification of the affected entry. Essays will be judged for grammar, clarity, coherence and a focus on solutions. (While it is important to highlight the problems and challenges of education in Nigeria, the essay should primarily focus on innovative problem- solving)
31st August 2013
Tuition and boarding for whole duration of studies
How to Apply:
Essays, containing between 2,000 and 5,000 words, should be emailed as Microsoft Word
documents to email@example.com
The first page of the essay document should include the following:
Entrants Name & Date of Birth
Entrants Contact Details
(Valid email address and phone number)
(with full institution address included),
Course of Study, Year of
Entry, and Student Number (Also
specifying whether Undergraduate or
Sponsors: Nigeria’s former vice president Alhaji Atiku Abubakar
The Judges’ decision is final and will not be subject to appeal or litigation.
Essays should be in a legible font (font size 12); 1.5-spaced or double-spaced
All pages should be properly numbered.
This is a full scholarship awarded to students from developing countries who wish to study a fulltime masters degree at University of Westminster.
Field of study:
Any field of study offered at the university
Level of study:
Tuition, accommodation, living expense and flight ticket to and from London
Offer of admission, high academic ability
Deadline: 1st November / 31st May
London Metropolitan University offers merit based scholarships to outstanding students who wants to pursue a master degree at the university
16 August 2013
Foundation for African Leadership in Business offers MBA merit and need based scholarship for African Citizens at ALB partner universities: Thunderbird School of Global
Management, Vanderbilt University or IE,Business School.
English language proficiency and completion of GMAT exam is required.
Deadline 30th Jan 2014
The scholarship is awarded in
business administration at ALB partner universities in the USA.
Course Level: This scholarship is for pursuing Masters degree level at Thunderbird School of
Global Management, Vanderbilt University or IE Business School in USA.
Scholarship Provider: Foundation for African Leadership in Business (ALB) Scholarship can be taken at: USA-Partner Universities
To qualify for the ALB Fellowship Program, applicants should demonstrate the following through their application:
•A commitment to returning to their country after program completion
•Strong professional background, including 3 or more years of work experience
•Strong academic background including completion of a Bachelor degree or equivalent
•High competency in written and spoken English
•Acceptance to an MBA program
•Completion of the GMAT exam
•All other requirements for admission to the partner school program Eligibility for scholarships is merit and need based Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries : African citizens are eligible for this
How to Apply:
The mode of applying is online.
Candidates should take the following steps in order to apply:
-Register as an ALB candidate via the ALB Online Registration.
-Prepare for and take the GMAT exam. You should allow at least 6 – 8 weeks of daily study to properly prepare for the GMAT exam.
-Apply for and gain admission to an MBA program through one of our university partners.
-Complete the ALB Fellowship application. Please note that the application will not be available until you have registered as an ALB
-The ALB online application will ask for a number of supplemental documents. Please have these items ready before you start your
Test scores from the GMAT exam.
Copy of Official Letter of Acceptance to an MBA
Program or proof of submission.
Official transcripts of all university level classes taken.
At a minimum, transcripts must show proof of a completed Bachelor’s degree.
A resume showing all professional experience since completion of a Bachelor’s degree.
Proof of citizenship of an African country.
The ALB Foundation requires all applicants to be African citizens. All applicants must provide a
copy of their birth certificate, passport or residency certificate. If this is not included the application will be ineligible.
Letter of Recommendation
Scholarship Application Deadline: ALB scholarship application is due by January 30, 2014 (Thunderbird School of Global Management), November 15, 2013 (Vanderbilt University) and applications for IE Business School Scholarships are current closed
WAAW foundation is funding annual undergraduate scholarships for African women to study as full time students in a STEM related course in an African University. Applicants must enroll in an undergraduate degree program in STEM-focused college education. Financial need and excellent academic record are the eligibility criteria for the scholarship.
The scholarship is awarded for STEM-focused college education in Africa.
This scholarship is for pursuing
undergraduate degree level at university or college in Africa.
Scholarship Provider: WAAW foundation Scholarship can be taken at: Africa
Criteria for eligibility includes:
(a) Female students of African origin. Living and
studying in Africa.
(b) Currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree program.
(c) Studying in a university or college in Africa.
(d) Demonstrable financial need, and
(e) Excellent Academic Record.
University of Sydney is offering merit, entry and faculty scholarships for international students for pursuing an undergraduate degree, plus an optional honours year in 2014. Merit Scholarships are awarded for the normal full time duration of your undergraduate degree, plus an optional honours year. Entry Scholarships are for one
year only. Applicants must be completing your secondary studies in 2013 and will receive an ATAR or equivalent. Total offer is of $6000 per year. International Students can apply for these
The application deadline is 2nd
Study Subject(s): Scholarships are provided to
learn any of the courses offered by the University of Sydney.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate degree, plus an
optional honours year at the University of Sydney.
Scholarship Provider: University of
Scholarship can be taken at: Australia
The University of Sydney Merit, Entry and Faculty Scholarships are awarded based on a combination of school examination results, Australian Tertiary Admission Rank
(ATAR) and other achievements (leadership, creativity, self motivation, communication skills etc.).
Some important eligibility requirements are:
-You must be completing your secondary
studies in 2013 and will receive an ATAR or equivalent.
-You must be applying through UAC to study at the University of Sydney in 2014
International and NZ students applying for
admission through UAC are eligible to apply for these scholarships.
-You can only submit one application.
-If you wish to study at Sydney College of the Arts or the Sydney Conservatorium of Music,
you must achieve an ATAR of at least 90 and be amongst the top 5% of applicants, assessed by
your portfolio or performance.
-The Faculty you nominate on your application
will be the only Faculty to consider your application. A scholarship offer is made on
behalf of that -Faculty, allowing you to pursue
any degree for which you are eligible within
that Faculty. As such you must choose your
For combined degrees you still only nominate
one Faculty; the UAC guide will inform you on
the appropriate Faculty.
Scholarship Open for International
Students: International Students can apply for
Scholarship Description: The University of
Sydney Merit, Entry and Faculty Scholarships
are awarded based on a combination of school
examination results, Australian Tertiary
Admission Rank (ATAR) and other achievements
(leadership, creativity, self-motivation,
communication skills etc.). We want you to tell
us about what makes you special, so spend some time writing your personal statement.
The University of Sydney aims to find the amazing young people of today who will be the
leaders for tomorrow.
Duration of award(s):
Merit Scholarships are
awarded for the normal full time duration of
your undergraduate degree, plus an optional
Entry Scholarships are for one year only.
15 August 2013
African Development Bank is funding scholarships for international students in Maize
value chain of the project “Support to Agricultural Research for Development of Strategic Crops in Africa (SARD-SC)”. Eight MSc and four PhD scholarships are awarded at any reputable African university in one of the eligible countries (Ghana, Mali Nigeria and Zambia)
The scholarship is provided in Maize value chain of the project “Support to Agricultural Research for Development of Strategic Crops in Africa (SARD-SC)”. Research areas include Agronomy/Natural Resource Management, Irrigation, Agricultural Economics, Crop Protection (Pathology and Entomology) and Breeding.
This scholarship is available for pursuing PhD and MSc degree at any reputable African university.
30th August 2013
The Graduate School of Life Sciences (GSLS) at University of Würzburg is inviting applications for doctoral fellowships in the fields of Biomedicine, Clinical Sciences Infection and Immunity, Integrative Biology and Neuroscience. Fellowship worth of 1468 EUR / month and 5000 EUR/year for research and
conference expenses will be awarded to successful candidates.
Applications must be
submitted online till 30 September 2013.
Fellowships are awarded in
the fields of Biomedicine, Clinical Sciences, Infection and Immunity, Integrative Biology and Neuroscience.
Course Level: The fellowships are provided for pursuing a PhD degree at Graduate School of
Life Sciences (GSLS), University of Würzburg Scholarship Provider: German “Excellence Initiative”
Scholarship can be taken at: Germany
-passion for and experience in research,
-excellent university degree obtained within
the last two years, usually an MSc or Diploma
(if graduation is expected by January 2014 you
may apply; exceptional candidates holding an
Honours BSc can join after a qualification
-proven excellent oral and written English skills
-eagerness to work in an interdisciplinary and
Scholarship Open for International
Students: International students can apply for the fellowships.
Würzburg is one of Germany’s leading life sciences universities.
Internationally renowned research centers as well as other research institutions provide exceptional research opportunities. The GSLS
comprises more than 300 PhD students and
runs research training programs in the following sections: Biomedicine, Clinical Sciences, Infection and Immunity, Integrative Biology and Neuroscience.
What does it cover?
-widely visible international research
-personal fellowship (1468 EUR / month),
-funding of research and conference expenses
(5000 EUR / year),
-supervision and mentoring by a thesis
committee, network of peers,
-scientific and professional skills training
(including a mentoring program for female PhD
-tutoring for international students,
-MD/PhD program for medical graduates.
European Molecular Biology Laboratory invites applications for the Spring Recruitment 2014. EMBL International PhD Programme is open for applicants of all nationalities from all disciplines focusing on basic research in the
molecular life sciences. EMBL invites applications for PhD positions in Heidelberg, Grenoble, Hamburg, Hinxton (near Cambridge).
The offer comes with generous fellowships including
broad health care benefits and pension access. When applying for the EMBL International PhD Programme applicants select
the two research units they are most interested in to work with. The application
deadline is 18 November 2013. Study Subject (s): PhD research topics are as follows:
-Cell Signalling and Cell Differentiation
-Cellular Organization and Dynamics (nucleus,
cytoskeleton, membranes, intracellular
trafficking), Cell division
-Chemistry & Chemical Biology
-Computational Genomics (Genome analysis
and annotation) and Metagenomics
-Computational Modelling of Biological Systems
-Disease Mechanisms and Models, Pathogens,
Molecular Medicine, Drug Design, Stem Cells
-Functional Genomics Genetics, Gene Networks
-Gene regulation, Transcription, Chromatin and
-Imaging & Image Analysis
-Macromolecular Complexes, Interaction
-Neurobiology (from brain development to
physiology and behavior)
-Physics & Biophysics
-RNA metabolism, transport and processing,
ncRNAs and miRNAs
-Robotics & Automation, Engineering
-Software Development and Bioinformatics
(incl. Text Mining, Semantic Web, Machine
-Tissue Morphogenesis, Cell Polarity and
-X-ray Crystallography, Nuclear Magnetic
Resonance, Electron Microscopy
Course Level: EMBL is offering PhD positions
in Heidelberg, Grenoble, Hamburg, Hinxton
Scholarship Provider: European Molecular
Scholarship can be taken at: Germany
(Heidelberg), France (Grenoble), Germany
(Hamburg), UK (Hinxton) and
Eligibility:- applicants from all nationalities can
-applicants must hold, or anticipate receiving
before enrollment (October of any given year),
a university degree that would formally qualify
them to enter a PhD or equivalent programme
in the country where the degree was obtained.
- Proficiency in English, both written and
verbal, is a prerequisite to enter the EMBL
International PhD Program
14 August 2013
The Kofi Annan Fellowship provides the
opportunity for talented and motivated students from developing countries who do not
belong to a privileged class and lack sufficient financial means to study management at European School of Management Techology
in Berlin and graduate with a prestigious MBA from the most international business school in
Germany. ESMT’s one-year Full-time MBA program is a
management acceleration program aimed at early to mid-career professionals with at least three years of professional experience.
Upon return to their home countries, the fellows are expected to contribute to the
strengthening of entrepreneurial capacity and
the fostering of a stable market economy as an
effective catalyst for their country’s
development, job creation, and poverty
What is the Kofi Annan Fellowship
A fellowship grant for an emerging leader from a developing country for a one-year full-time MBA education in Berlin, Germany.
To make significant contributions to least developed countries (LDCs) and landlocked developing countries (LLDCs); to strengthen
the awareness for responsibility in leadership in developed countries.
ESMT in cooperation with the Kofi Annan Business School Foundation in The Hague, Netherlands.
Application deadline is September 30
Value of the fellowship is € 58,000. Fellows will
have a full scholarship from ESMT plus fair
compensation for costs like travel,
accommodation, and program-related fees.
Support Travel, visa, housing, insurance, placement,
This scholarship is available for women from
Asian or African countries affected by natural
disasters, drought or famine.
The Fondation Rainbow Bridge Scholarship was
established in memory of Muriel Dargent
(1967 – 2004), Matthieu Dargent (1997 – 2004),
Iris Dargent (2001 – 2004), and Muriel's
parents, all of whom disappeared in the
December 2004 Tsunami.
A graduate of HEC in 1988, Muriel Dargent
presented a strong role model for young
women, juggling her responsibilities as wife,
mother, and leader. As the Financial Director
of Nihon L'Oreal in Japan, Muriel was fluent in
English, Spanish and Japanese.The Fondation
Rainbow Bridge will enable young women
recipients to enrich their academic background
by obtaining an HEC MBA.
Eligibility: Recipients of this scholarship are
top-caliber female candidates who have been
admitted to the HEC MBA program and who can
demonstrate exemplary leadership skills in one
or more of the following areas:
Sustainable development practices
Selection Criteria: Only admitted candidates
can apply for this scholarship. Women applying
must come from an Asian or African country
affected by a natural disaster, drought or
famine. In addition, they must demonstrate a
commitment to solving some of the social and
economic issues affecting their countries while
working for the long-term security of the
people living there.
Essay Question: Please explain in 1,500 words
why you should be named the Fondation
Rainbow Bridge Scholar at the HEC MBA
Program, while identifying your post-MBA
Personal Financial Statement: Applicants
must submit a detailed description of their
financial circumstances as well as a cash-flow
forecast for the 16-month duration at HEC.
Amount of Awards: € 20,000 each
Please note that unfortunately you cannot
apply for this scholarship if admitted after June
15th for the September intake and after
November 26th for the January intake.
13 August 2013
The Department of Afroamerican and African
Studies (DAAS) at the University of Michigan
invites applications for the Du Bois-Mandela-
Rodney Post-doctoral Fellowship Program from
scholars working on Africa or the African
diaspora. Consideration will be given to all
disciplines including the humanities, social
sciences and in some cases law, business, urban
planning and other professional schools.
This is a residential fellowship for the academic
year. The fellowship package is worth $45,000
plus health insurance coverage. Included in the
package is a stipend of $42,000. Health
insurance, plus $1,000 for research and up to
$2,000 for travel expenses are also included.
Successful candidates can expect to maintain
affiliations with DAAS as well as departments
and research institutes that relate to their
projects. Fellows will be expected to conduct a
DAAS work-in-progress seminar on their
research during one of the semesters in
Candidates must have a Ph.D. in hand from an
institution other than the University of
Michigan and be no more than five years
beyond the completion of their degree. That is,
for the 2014-15 academic year, applicants are
required to have earned a Ph.D. no earlier than
January 1, 2009 and no later than August 31,
All application materials are due by December
1 at 5 pm eastern standard time. Be aware that
your references must submit their letters via
an automated system that they gain access to
via an email that is generated when you
complete and submit your application. All
reference letters are due by December 15th at
5 pm. eastern standard
In continuation of efforts
to provide opportunities for developing careers in the petroleum industry,
Esso Exploration and Production Nigeria Limited (EEPNL) is offering Scholarships to outstanding Nigerian graduates wishing to
pursue Post-graduate studies in the under listed disciplines:
2. Engineering (Petroleum, Mechanical,
Chemical, Electrical, Electronics, Civil/
Structural, Marine and Sub Sea)
1. Must be a graduate from a Nigerian
2. Must possess a Bachelor's degree with
a minimum of second class upper
division in any of the listed Engineering
and Geosciences disciplines.
3. Must have provisional admission into
an accredited Nigerian University for
Postgraduate studies (M.Sc or M.Eng) in
the 2013/2014 academic session.
The NNPC/Esso scholarship award supports
payment of tuition, books, accommodation and
living expenses for the selected course of
study and for a maximum duration of two (2)
METHOD OF APPLICATION
If you are qualified and interested, please
read carefully through the " How it
works" section then proceed to apply via
the “Apply Now” section at the sidebar of this
website and submit as instructed.
Shortlisted candidates should be prepared to
take a screening test to be held on September
7, 2013 ; strict compliance with our guidelines
is advisable. Only shortlisted candidates will be
Applications not received by Thursday, 22nd of
August 2013 will not be accepted. Names of
the short-listed candidates for the qualifying
test will be published in national dailies.
Shortlisted candidates will also be contacted
with details of the screening test via SMS text
Employees of ExxonMobil subsidiary
companies in Nigeria and their dependents
are not eligible for this scholarship.
PLEASE NOTE: ExxonMobil Upstream
Affiliates in Nigeria (Esso Exploration and
Production Nigeria Limited and Mobil
Producing Nigeria Unlimited) do not use
placement agencies that charge scholarship
applicants an advance fee of any kind (e.g.
application fees, placement fees, test fees,
Click here to apply
Established by the Research Grants Council
(RGC) of Hong Kong in 2009, the Hong Kong
PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS) aims at
attracting the best and brightest students in the
world to pursue their PhD studies in Hong
Candidates who are seeking admission as new
full time PhD students in the following eight
institutions, irrespective of their country of
origin, prior work experience, and ethnic
background, should be eligible to apply.
City University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong Baptist University
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
The Hong Kong Institute of Education
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
The Hong Kong University of Science and
The University of Hong Kong
Applicants should demonstrate outstanding
qualities of academic performance, research
ability / potential, communication and
interpersonal skills, and leadership abilities.
The Fellowship provides a monthly stipend of
HK$20,000 (approximately US$2,600) and a
conference and research related travel
allowance of HK$10,000 (approximately US
$1,300) per year to each awardee for a period
of three years. About 135 PhD Fellowships will
be awarded in each academic year*. For
awardees who need more than three years to
complete their PhD studies, additional support
may be provided by the chosen institutions. For
details, please contact the institutions
* Institutions in Hong Kong normally start their
academic year in September.
Shortlisted applications, subject to their areas
of studies, will be reviewed by one of the
following two Selection Panels comprising
experts in the relevant board areas:
sciences, medicine, engineering and technology
humanities, social sciences and business studies
While candidates' academic excellence is the
primary consideration, the Selection Panels will
take into account factors as follows:
Research ability and potential;
Communication and interpersonal skills; and
COMMONWEALTH SCHOLARSHIP AND
FELLOWSHIP PLAN (CSFP)
The Malaysian Commonwealth Scholarship and
Fellowship Plan are awarded by the Malaysian
Government to the nominated students from
the Commonwealth countries to study at the
post-graduate level in Malaysia. This is a
Government to Government scheme without
any bond imposed by Malaysia. The awards for
Mastersdegree are between 12 to 24 months
depending on the courses. Awards for pursuing
PhD degree are for 3 years. The Awards are
only applicable for candidates pursuing full-
time degree programme in Malaysia.
To be eligible for COMMONWEALTH
SCHOLARSHIP AND FELLOWSHIP PLAN (CSFP),
applicants must fit the following criteria:-
a. Not be more than 45 years of age during
b. Obtained a minimum of Second Class Upper
(Honours) or a CGPA of 3.5/4.0 at Bachelor
Degree Level for Masters Degree applicants
and for PhD candidates must possess CGPA
3.5/4.0 or very good result at Masters degree
level in a similar field of intended PhD study.
In addition, for post-doctoral programme, the
selection will be evaluated based on the
number of books produced, refereed/non
refereed journals, portfolio and patent
copyright. The Post-Doctoral candidate must
have excellent reputation in research and
possesses knowledge related to the research to
be carried out.
c. Took one of the following English Language
Proficiency Test not more than two years
before the date of application. The list of
tests and minimum scores required:
1. IELTS Academic Test with a score of at least
2. TOEFL paper-based test with a score of at least
580 or computer-based test with a score of at
least 230 or internet-based test with a score at
d. In excellent health condition and certified by
a Certified Doctor/Medical Professional. The
cost of medical examination is to be borne by
e. Wrote a proposal that is relevant to field of
f. Has applied for and gained admission to
postgraduate and post-doctoral studies in
Malaysia (conditional letters of offer will be
accepted at the time of application or has a
confirmation of acceptance or affiliation with
the universities in Malaysia).
VALUE OF SCHOLARSHIPS
Each scholarship consists of:-
a. Air tickets from recipient’s capital city to
b. An approved tuition fees
c. Monthly maintenance allowance
d. Annual grant for books and internal travel
e. Medical / Health Insurance
f. Installation and Termination grant
g. Thesis allowance
* The Government of Malaysia reserves the
rights to review the value of awards at any time
(and if such changes are made, the value of
scholarship will be changed and the effective
date will be informed to the successful
PRIORITY STUDY AREAS
Field of studies is in the following priority
a. Science and Engineering
b. Agriculture and Fisheries
c. Economics and Islamic Finance
d. Information and Communication Technology
f. Biosecurity and Food Safety
g. Infrastructure and Utility
h. Environmental Studies
i. Health not including nursing, medicine, clinical
* Applicants may choose any related course
within the field/areas mentioned above
Applications will be considered according to the
following selection criteria:-
a. High-level academic achievement
b. The quality of the research proposal and its
potential contribution towards advancement of
technology and human well-being.
c. Excellent communication, writing and reading
skills in English Language
Deadline 10th September
12 August 2013
Do you intend to pursue a Masters PhD degree in Australia?
Are you interested in Amy of these field: Business, Creative Industries, Education, Health, Law, Health and Biomedical Innovation (IHBI), Accident Research and Road Safety Queensland (CARRS-Q), Science and Engineering and Future Environments
Each year, the CSC invites each nominating agency/university/university body to forward a specific number of nominations. Each nominating agency/university/university body is responsible for its own selection process, and in most cases they will set their own closing date, which will be before the CSC’s deadline for nominations (17 December 2013).
Approximately 300 of these scholarships are awarded each year. The CSC invites around three times more nominations than scholarships available – therefore, nominated candidates are not guaranteed to get a scholarship. There are no quotas for scholarships for any individual country. Candidates nominated by national nominating agencies are in competition with those nominated by universities/university bodies, and the same standards will be applied to applications made through either channel.
Applications are considered according to the following selection criteria:
Academic merit of the candidate
Quality of the proposal
Likely impact of the work on the development of the candidate’s home country
Levels of study
You can apply for a Commonwealth Scholarship for the following levels of study:
Master’s (one-year courses only)
Split-site, where the CSC supports one year’s study at a UK university as part of a PhD being undertaken in your home country
All subject areas are eligible, although the CSC’s selection criteria give priority to applications that demonstrate strong relevance to development.
You are requested to apply for a course of study at a UK university with which the CSC has a part funding agreement.
2013/2014 NNPC/MPN UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS
As part of its support to educational development and human capacity building, Mobil Producing Nigeria (MPN), operator of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)/MPN Joint Venture awards annual scholarships to qualified undergraduate students in Nigerian Universities.
Applications for NNPC/MPN Undergraduate National Scholarship Awards are based on the following criteria:
Awards will be made to qualified and suitable students who are currently admitted in Nigerian Universities irrespective of state of origin including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
Applications in the following list of approved disciplines are considered:
Medicine (MBBS Only)
Agricultural Science (and related fields)
Candidates must be holders of the SSCE or its equivalent with at least six subjects passed at a sitting
Applicants must be registered full-time undergraduates in their 1st or 2nd year of study in any accredited Nigerian University
Students who are currently on similar scholarship awards from other oil and gas companies should not apply.
METHOD OF APPLICATION
If you are qualified and interested, please read carefully through the "How it works" section then proceed to apply via the “Apply Now” section at the sidebar of this website and submit as instructed.
Shortlisted candidates should be prepared to take a screening test to be held on the 6th & 7th of September, 2013 strict compliance with our guidelines is advisable, and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Applications not received by Thursday, 22ndth of August 2013 will not be accepted. Names of short-listed candidates for the qualifying test will be published in national dailies. Shortlisted candidates will also be contacted with details of the screening test via SMS text and email.
Employees of ExxonMobil subsidiary companies in Nigeria and their dependents are not eligible for this scholarship.
11 August 2013
In preparation for the University’s 50th anniversary in 2015, Kent has established an additional 100 doctoral scholarships to be awarded annually from 2012. Known as Kent’s 50th Anniversary Scholars, successful candidates will demonstrate academic excellence and outstanding research potential. Scholarships will be offered at the standard UK Research Councils’ rate.
Candidates must hold a good Honours degree (First or 2i) or a Master’s degree at merit or distinction in a relevant subject or equivalent.
The scholarship competition is open to all postgraduate research applicants. UK, EU and overseas fee paying students are invited to apply.
How to apply
To be eligible for these scholarships, candidates must make a formal application for postgraduate research study at the University of Kent. Applications to the University can be made online
Applications for these scholarships should be made via the University of Kent academic school or centre you wish to study in.
The Swedish Institute Study Scholarships target highly-qualified students from the countries listed below. The scholarships will be awarded for studies in Sweden starting in an autumn semester and cover both living costs and tuition fees.
The applications are assessed by a selection committee taking into consideration the relevance and quality of the personal motivation letter and CV. Universities are offered the opportunity to prioritise applicants. Academic merits are already evaluated by the universities in the admission round and are not a criteria for scholarships.
Who is eligible?
The scholarships are intended for students from the above-mentioned target groups for full-time master's studiesin Sweden. Students studying at the bachelor's level are not eligible. There is no age limit for scholarship holders.
Scholarships cannot be granted for students who:
Have already lived in Sweden for two years or more previous to the scholarship period.
Have a permanent residence or work permit in Sweden.
Have previously been awarded a Swedish Institute scholarship for studies at master’s level or research at a Swedish university. Students who have attended a Swedish Institute summer course in the Swedish language may apply.
Already hold a master’s degree from a Swedish university/university college.
Are currently enrolled in a study programme at the bachelor’s or master’s level at a Swedish university or university college.
Scholarship benefits and period
The scholarship covers both the tuition fee (which is paid directly to the Swedish university/university college by the Swedish Institute) and living expenses to the amount of SEK 9,000per month.
The scholarship is only awarded for programmes starting in the autumn semester (August) and is granted for one academic year, i.e. for two semesters at a time. It will be extended for programmes longer than two semesters provided that the student's study results are satisfactory.
The scholarship is designed to cover living costs and study expenses for the scholarship holder. There are no grants for family members. The granted scholarship period cannot be altered or extended beyond the study programme period nor can the scholarship be transferred to another study programme at a Swedish university.
Scholarship holders will receive a travel grant in connection with the scholarship. The travel grant is a one-time payment of SEK 15,000.
Scholarship holders are insured by the Swedish State Group Insurance against illness and accident during the scholarship period.
SI Network for Future Global Leaders
All Swedish Institute scholarship holders are invited to become members of the SI Network for Future Global Leaders– a network that offers unique opportunities during and after the stay in Sweden. Together with other talented people from all around the world, the scholarship holder is able to take part in a variety of events, exchange ideas and create networks that benefit both to career and personal development.
AAUW International Fellowships are awarded for full-time study or research to women who are not US citizens or permanent residents.
Both graduate and postgraduate study at accredited institutions are supported. Several fellowships are available for study outside of the US. Fellowships support one year of study in the United States at the Master's, PhD or Postdoctural level.
Field of Study:Unrestricted
Applications available:August 1 – December 1 every year.
Fellowship year:July 1 to – June 30 of the following year
10 August 2013
The Africa London Nagasaki (ALN) fund is a scholarship fund set up to support African scientists to undertake a Master’s degree in a subject relevant to the control of infectious disease in Africa.
The awards will support a candidate to undertake an MSc at either the Institute of
Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University, Japan or at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, UK. Up to four awards will
be made each year for the period 2010 to 2014. Successful applicants will receive a maximum of US$50,000 each to cover tuition fees, travel and living expenses.
An award will only be made on condition that the candidate meets the criteria set for entry on the course for which they have applied.
Candidates must choose a Master's programme from among those offered by the UNIL, except the Master of Medicine, Master of Arts in Public Management and Policy, Master of Arts
in Sciences and Practices of Education. The
grant may not be used for any complementary
studies required to enroll on the Master’s
degree and may not be used for EMBAs or
Masters of Advanced studies.
Amount and duration of the grant:
The amount of the grant is CHF 1,600.- per month from 15 September to 15 July, for a
duration not exceeding the regulation
minimum period of the programme (according
to the programme, one-and-a-half years or two
years subject to deduction for paid placements
or exempt semesters, if any). Abandonment of
the programme results in suspension of the
The candidate must be the holder of a degree
from a foreign university.
The qualification held by the candidate must be
deemed equivalent to the UNIL Bachelor’s
Applications must be submitted to the Office
for socio-cultural affairs before 15 December
09 August 2013
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The Korean Government offers Bachelors, Masters and PhD Scholarships
for International Students to study at various Korean Universities and
Higher Institutions 2013/2014
All courses offered at participating institutions
Applicants must have graduated from a secondary school and posses a CGPA of 80 %
Come tops in class (at least 20th in a class of 100)
1. The applicant and his/her parents must hold foreign citizenships.
* Applicants who hold Korean citizenship are not permitted to apply
for this program.
2. Applicants must be under 40 years of age as of Sep. 1st, 2013 (born
after Sep. 1st, 1973).
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* Applicants who have enrolled in or graduated from a university in
Korea are not eligible for the KGSP program. Specifically, applicants
who have previously enrolled in or graduated from an
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grades/marks/score of 80% or higher from the previously attended
institution. If the applicant does not satisfy the above GPA
requirements, he/she will be ineligible to apply.
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Deadline: 30 th September
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