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Fully Funded Masters and PhD Scholarships | McGill University, Canada

The McGill University is proud to offer Masters and PhD Positions for the applicants from all over the world. These positions are awarded in Inclusiveness of Community-based Participatory Modelling for Environmental Management.

The aim of the positions is to develop pathways for the improved inclusion of traditional and Indigenous people’s viewpoints in the management of natural resources such as water resources.

McGill University is a public research university in Canada. McGill offers degrees and diplomas in over 300 fields of study, with the highest average admission requirements of any Canadian university.

Course Level: These positions are available to pursue master and PhD programme.

Study Subject: These positions are awarded in Inclusiveness of Community-based Participatory Modelling for Environmental Management

Scholarship Award: These positions will cover the followings:

  • Funded Masters and PhD Positions
  • Travel aboard will be funded

Number of Scholarships: Numbers of positions are not given.

Scholarship can be taken in Canada and Candidates’ field research will be conducted in Mayan Guatemala or Pakistan.

Eligibility: 

Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • A minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.6 or above for all university degrees (Bachelor, Master, etc.) is required.
  • Experience in agricultural engineering, civil engineering, social sciences, water resources management, computer science or a closely related field;
  • Strong interest in community participation;
  • Proficiency and desire to improve skills in computing and Python for scientific programming and data management;
  • A very good knowledge of written and spoken English is required; this should be supported by a valid English proficiency test certificate;
  • Linguistic capabilities: Within a reasonable amount of time after beginning your MSc or PhD degree, you must be able to speak a minimum of one language of the chosen study site and conduct group meetings and write reports in those languages;
  • The applicant should have an ability to work both independently and as a member of a multidisciplinary research team;
  • Working knowledge of GIS software will be considered as a plus.

Nationality: Applicants of all nationalities are eligible for these positions.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement:  Applicants must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.6 or above for all university degrees (Bachelor, Master, etc.) are required.

English Language Requirement: Applicants must have a very good knowledge of written and spoken English is required; this should be supported by a valid English proficiency test certificate.

How to Apply

Applicants can apply via email.

  • Candidates should email both Dr. Muhammad Baig and Mr. Julien Malard (muhammad.baig-at-mail.mcgill.ca and julien.malard-at-mail.mcgill.ca )  and provide the following:
    i) CGPA of all degrees taken (undergraduate and graduate);
    ii) a detailed CV, and
    iii) information on how the candidate feels that they meet the requirements mentioned above. Only applications that include these three items will be considered. Please note that due to the high volume of applications, we will only get in touch with candidates that have passed our preliminary screening.

Visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details.

Application Deadline: 10th November, 2017.

Commonwealth Government Scholarships 2018/19 | University of Newcastle, Australia

The University of Newcastle, Australia is offering University and Commonwealth Government Scholarships for Research Masters & PhD degree for international students.

About: Full-time research students are eligible to apply for University and Commonwealth Government scholarships, which are awarded during one main round offer. They provide a living allowance so you can commit to full-time study. Historically over 90% of international students hold a scholarship from UON or a sponsor.

Eligible Countries: International

To be taken at (country): University of Newcastle, Australia

Offered annually? Yes

Application Deadline: 16th February, 2018

Type: Masters, PhD

Selection Criteria: Scholarships are granted on the basis of academic merit, which includes your undergraduate grade point average and extra research attainments.

Eligibility: To be eligible for scholarship candidate must:

  • written statement of support from a UON supervisor
  • an satisfy the English proficiency requirement (IELTS of at least 6.5, 7.0 in some disciplines)
  • met admission eligibility criteria
  • be no more than two full-time equivalent years into their PhD (or one year for Masters) at the scholarship closing date in which you are applying.

Successful international scholarship candidates usually also have:

  • A master degree with strong research component
  • International peer reviewed research publication or research experience

Number of Scholarships: Several

Value of Scholarship: A scholarship funded by the University of Newcastle or the Commonwealth Government provides:

  • An annual living allowance $26, 682 per annum (2017 rate – indexed annually)

The scholarship may also include:

  • a relocation allowance (up to $1,500)
  • a full tuition fee scholarship
  • overseas student health cover (OSHC) (international students and their dependents)

Duration of Scholarship: PhD scholarships are for three years and Masters scholarships are for two years, less any tenure already completed towards a research degree.

How to Apply

Visit the Scholarship Webpage for details

Sponsors: The University of Newcastle and Commonwealth Government

Important Notes: ensure you attach the following documents to support your scholarship application:

  • Copies of research publications, exhibitions or conference papers
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Details of previous research experience e.g. research work experience / study
  • Any additional documents that may add to your scholarship application e.g. evidence of the award of a University Medal.
Application Deadline: 16th February, 2018.

Facebook Emerging Scholar Programme for PhD Students in Emerging Regions – 2018

The Facebook Emerging Scholar Award is open to first or second year PhD students who are members of a minority group that is underrepresented in the technology sector. The award is open to students at universities in the US and abroad who are enrolled during the current academic year and studying computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, system architecture, or a related area.

Eligible Candidates: The Facebook Emerging Scholar Award is provided for first and second year PhD students who are underrepresented minorities in the technology industry.

To be taken at (country): USA

Award Provider: Facebook

About the Award:  The Facebook Emerging Scholar Award is provided for first and second year PhD students who are underrepresented minorities in the technology industry.

For the purpose of the Facebook Emerging Scholar award, underrepresented minority group is considered to include persons who identify as: Black or African American, person having origins in any Black racial groups of Africa; Hispanic or Latino, person of Cuban, Mexican, Puerto Rican, South American, Central American, Caribbean, or other Spanish culture origin, regardless of race; Native American or Alaskan Native, person having origins in any of the original peoples of North, Central, or South America and who maintains tribal affiliation or community attachment; Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, person having origins in the original peoples of Hawaii, Guam, Samoa or other Pacific Islands.

Type: Fellowship

Eligibility:

  • You must be currently enrolled in your first or second year of a PhD program to apply.
  • All applicants will need to use their Facebook account to apply.

Selection Criteria: Applications will be evaluated based on the strength of the student’s proposed research and their recommendation letters.

Number of Awardees: Not specified

Value of Scholarship: 

  • Payment of tuition and fees for two academic years
  • $37,000 annual stipend
  • Up to $5,000 towards conference travel funds

How to Apply: 

  • Research Statement: 1-2 page research summary
  • Resume or CV with email, phone and mailing address, along with applicable coursework noted
  • Two letters of recommendation (Please provide reference email addresses): Advisor and one Professional reference (can be from academia or industry)

Visit the Scholarship Webpage for more details.

Application Deadline:
  • Application Opens: 1st September, 2017
  • Application Deadline: 31st October, 2017.

Cosmopolis Advanced Scholarship Program for International Students, 2018 | Leiden University, Netherlands

About: The Leiden University was founded in 1575 and is one of Europe’s leading international research universities. It has seven faculties in the arts, sciences and social sciences spread over locations in Leiden and The Hague. The University has over 6,500 staff members and 26,900 students. The motto of the University is ‘Praesidium Libertatis’ – Bastion of Freedom.

Scholarship Description: The Institute for History is inviting applications for new research program: Cosmopolis Advanced, an initiative of the Institute for History at Leiden University (LU) in partnership with Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) in Yogyakarta.

It offers a unique opening for advanced international students who aim for a Leiden PhD degree in the fields of Colonial & Global History or Archival & Postcolonial Studies.

Degree Level: Scholarships are available to pursue MA/PhD programme.

Country of Study: Netherland

Available Subject: Cosmopolis Advanced offers scholarships to graduate students from Indonesia and other countries at both the MA (18 months; 90 ecs) and the PhD (42 months; 210 ecs) level.

Scholarship Benefits: Throughout the program, Cosmopolis Advanced will actively recruit at least 10 students for the MA program based on a so-called Van Leur Scholarship (funded by Ministry of Education, Culture, and Science, OC&W). The latter is specifically meant to stimulate research into the still most neglected VOC archives and the centuries’ old shared heritage it represents. After their selection by the scholarship committee, students will receive a scholarship for 18 months. For the Van Leur Scholarship, Leiden University waives the lion share (€ 22.000) of the regular tuition fee of € 25.000 (for 18 months). After the successful completion of the pilot-study, the Indonesian students compete for 5 Ph.D. positions (funded by UGM Indonesia). Students working on the VOC compete for 2 PhD-positions (funded by OC&W). Other students will compete for PhD-positions on the basis of external funding. For PhD-fellows, Leiden University will provide office space and the usual research facilities. In Indonesia, office space and research facilities will be provided by the Indonesian partners. A scholarship committee with representatives from both partners is responsible for the selection process. LU and UGM are responsible for the practical organization of the selection process of the Van Leur and UGM scholarships respectively. The committee will take decisions on the basis of the recommendations of LU (for Van Leur Scholarships) and UGM (for UGM scholarships). After selection, the selected students become regular MA and PhD-students at LU and are subject to the usual regulations regarding the program in which they are enrolled.

Number of Scholarships: 5 scholarships are available for the current round (for students starting in the summer of 2018). Another call for 5 scholarships will be issued for starting in 2019.

Eligibility: The program intends to attract the most talented international students at the postmaster level. Eligible candidates should be able to demonstrate:

(a) Excellence in archival/historical research, as evidenced by a master degree in history that includes a substantial research thesis of 30 ECTS or its equivalent. Candidates with an MA-degree in a language other than English must have certified proficiency at a minimal degree of 7.0 IELTS/ 100 TOEFL.

(b) Sufficient financial support for all relevant costs (including for living and accommodation) either through the Cosmopolis scholarship program or private or external funding.

Eligible Nationalities: International applicants are eligible to apply for this scholarship program.

Application Procedure: Applications must reach to LU or UGM no later than 1st December, 2017, and must include the following:

  • Letter of Motivation
  • CV (2 pages)
  • Research Proposal (2000 words excluding bibliography)
  • Two recommendation letters
  • Transcripts and certified copies of your BA and MA degrees
  • Certified proof of English language proficiency, minimally 7.0 IELTS/100 TOEFL
Application Deadline: 1st December, 2017.

Commonwealth/Australian Government Scholarships 2018/19 | University of Newcastle, Australia

The University of Newcastle, Australia is offering University and Commonwealth Government Scholarships for Research Masters & PhD degree for international students.

About: Full-time research students are eligible to apply for University and Commonwealth Government scholarships, which are awarded during one main round offer. They provide a living allowance so you can commit to full-time study. Historically over 90% of international students hold a scholarship from UON or a sponsor.

Eligible Countries: International

To be taken at (country): University of Newcastle, Australia

Offered annually? Yes

Sponsors: The University of Newcastle and Commonwealth Government

Application Deadline: 16th February, 2018.

Type: Masters, PhD

Selection Criteria: Scholarships are granted on the basis of academic merit, which includes your undergraduate grade point average and extra research attainments.

Eligibility: To be eligible for scholarship candidate must:

  • written statement of support from a UON supervisor
  • an satisfy the English proficiency requirement (IELTS of at least 6.5, 7.0 in some disciplines)
  • met admission eligibility criteria
  • be no more than two full-time equivalent years into their PhD (or one year for Masters) at the scholarship closing date in which you are applying.

Successful international scholarship candidates usually also have:

  • A master degree with strong research component
  • International peer reviewed research publication or research experience

Number of Scholarships: Several

Value of Scholarship: A scholarship funded by the University of Newcastle or the Commonwealth Government provides:

  • An annual living allowance $26, 682 per annum (2017 rate – indexed annually)

The scholarship may also include:

  • a relocation allowance (up to $1,500)
  • a full tuition fee scholarship
  • overseas student health cover (OSHC) (international students and their dependents)

Duration of Scholarship: PhD scholarships are for 3-years and Masters scholarships are for two years, less any tenure already completed towards a research degree.

How to Apply

Visit the Scholarship Webpage for details

Important Notes: ensure you attach the following documents to support your scholarship application:

  • Copies of research publications, exhibitions or conference papers
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Details of previous research experience e.g. research work experience / study
  • Any additional documents that may add to your scholarship application e.g. evidence of the award of a University Medal.
Application Deadline: 16th February, 2018.

PhD Studentship in Composite Modelling at University of Exeter UK, 2017/18 – Apply Now

GKN Aerospace funded PhD Studentship is available in Composite Modelling at the University of Exeter.  The successful applicants will receive a full university scholarship over 3.5 years of £17,000 per annum + £2,000 per annum + budget for a computer.

This GKN Aerospace PhD Scholarship will develop new hybrid multiscale methods to simulate out-of-autoclave dry fibre forming and infusion processes to predict the formation of manufacturing induced defects such as porosity and wrinkles.

The University of Exeter is a public research university in Exeter, Devon, South West England, United Kingdom.

Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

Course Level: Studentship is available for pursuing PhD programme.

Study Subject: Studentship is awarded in Composite Modelling: Hybrid multiscale methods to simulate out-of-autoclave composite manufacturing processes

Scholarship Award: The successful applicants will receive a full university scholarship over 3.5 years of £17,000 per annum + £2,000 per annum + budget for a computer, all sponsored by industrial partners GKN Aerospace.

Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility: Students should have or expect to achieve at least a 2:1 Honours degree, or equivalent, in Engineering or Mathematics. Experience in composite materials and/or numerical methods (e.g. finite elements) is desirable.

Nationality: UK/EU students are eligible to apply.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have previous degree.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirement: If English is not student’s first language they will need to meet the English language requirements and provide proof of proficiency.

How to Apply

To apply, complete the online form. They will be asked to submit some personal details and upload a full CV, covering letter and details of two academic referees. Your covering letter should outline your academic interests, prior research experience and reasons for wishing to undertake this project.

Application Form

Scholarship Link

Application Deadline: 9th July, 2017.
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