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Full Tuition LEG International Talent Scholarship (LEG ITS), 2018 | Utrecht University, Netherlands

The LEG International Talent Scholarship (LEG ITS) programme offers a number of highly talented prospective international students the opportunity to pursue a degree in one of the English taught Master’s programmes at the Utrecht University.

With this highly selective scholarship programme the Faculty wants to contribute and invest in talented international students who have shown the highest achievement in their career so far. This can be based on their academic quality and results from preceding education or from student’s societal engagement or career vision. Approximately 15 scholarships are awarded per year.

Utrecht University is a university in Utrecht, the Netherlands. It is one of the oldest universities in the Netherlands. Established March 26, 1636, it had an enrollment of 30,449 students in 2012, and employed 5,295 faculty and staff.

Degree Level: Scholarships are available to pursue Master degree programme.

Country of Study: Netherlands

Available Subject: Scholarships are awarded to pursue a degree in one of the English taught Master’s programmes of the Graduate School of Law, Economics, and Governance.

Scholarship Benefits:

With the scholarship students will be able to cover the costs of the tuition fee and part of the living expenses.

  • For students who will have to pay the statutory tuition fee (mainly EU/EEA student): €5.000
  • For students who will have to pay the institutional tuition fee (most non-EU/EEA students): €17.500
  • In a 2-year’s Master’s programme, the scholarship will only be renewed for the second year if the student is making satisfactory progress towards the degree.
  • Student’s s should be aware that the grant is not a full scholarship, and that it may be necessary to find additional funding to be able to finance study and stay completely. Read more about the budget Utrecht University advises.

Number of Scholarships: Approximately 15 scholarships are awarded per year.

Eligibility:

Eligible candidates are selected for a scholarship on the basis of the following criteria:

  • The academic quality and results of the preceding education, as evidence, for example, by grades, test scores, publications, letters of recommendation;
  • The student’s career vision, promise in the proposed field of study;
  • The student’s societal engagement (e.g. extracurricular activities)
  • The quality and relevance of the motivation letter;
  • The quality of the application itself (completeness, accuracy, consistency)

In order to be awarded this scholarship student should:

  • Have a non-Dutch nationality;
  • Hold a non-Dutch secondary education degree;
  • Have been admitted to one of the Master’s programmes mentioned above;
  • Be able to comply with the conditions to obtain a Dutch visa if applicable;
  • Failure to meet one or more of these criteria automatically means the student is not eligible for this scholarship.

Eligible Nationalities: Students from non-Dutch nationality are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

Application Procedure:

Students who wish to be considered for the scholarship have to apply for admission to the programme before 1 February. There is no separate application for the LEG International Talent Scholarship. An application for a Utrecht Excellence Scholarship will be considered an application for a LEG International Talent Scholarship as well. If you don’t apply for a UES (e.g. because you are an EU/EEA student) you have to request in your motivation letter (which is a requested document for your application for admission, see ‘Admission and Application’ per programme) to be nominated for the scholarship. Applications arriving after the 1 February deadline will not be considered for a scholarship in the Master’s programme that starts the next academic year.

Visit the Scholarship Link to apply now

Application Deadline: 1st February, 2018.

Fully-Funded International Scholarship | University of Mannheim, Germany

The Graduate School of Economic and Social Sciences (GESS) at the University of Mannheim is now accepting applications for up to 45 doctoral scholarships to study in Germany. International applicants are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

The aim of the scholarship offers excellent opportunities for highly motivated students with a quantitative orientation to pursue their doctoral degree in Business, Economics and the Social Sciences.

The Graduate School of Economic and Social Sciences (GESS) is unique in Germany and one of the few graduate schools worldwide which foster the exchange of ideas, methods, and approaches to research across the boundaries of the economic and the social sciences.

Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue Doctoral degree programme.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in Business, Economics and the Social Sciences. Within our three Doctoral Centers university offer 11 Ph.D. Programs: 
Center for Doctoral Studies in Business (CDSB)

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Information Systems
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Taxation

Center for Doctoral Studies in Economics (CDSE)

  • Economics

Center for Doctoral Studies in Social Sciences (CDSS)

  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Political Science

Scholarship Award: Admitted students receive a scholarship and there is no tuition fee. CDSE students are financed by a scholarship during the first and the second year (1.200 €/month) of their studies. The Center for European Economic Research (ZEW) offers a limited number of scholarships to first-year CDSE students starting in September 2017. The scholarship comprises a monthly living allowance of 1200 Euros.

Number of Scholarships: Up to 45 scholarships will be offered to the best applicants.

Scholarship can be taken in German

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

Entry requirements

  • Master’s degree (research oriented) or excellent Bachelor’s degree in the respective field
  • Letter of motivation explaining why you want to join one of our programs
  • Two letters of recommendation from university professors
  • Test scores Business Program: GMAT or GRE (preferably GMAT)
    Economics Program: GRE
    Social Sciences Program: TOEFL
  • Writing sample (e.g. a paper you have written during your studies)

Nationality: International applicants are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Students must have Master’s degree (research oriented) or excellent Bachelor’s degree in the respective field.

English Language/Test Requirements: Test scores Business Program: GMAT or GRE (preferably GMAT)
Economics Program: GRE
Social Sciences Program: TOEFL

How to Apply: Apply via our online application portal which will be open from early November 2017.

Application Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is March 31, 2018.

Visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details

Thomas J. Bata Memorial Graduate Scholarships | Trent University, Canada

Trent University is inviting applications for Thomas J. Bata Memorial Graduate Scholarships. Scholarships are available for pursuing graduate programme (M.A., MSc., PhD) programme.

Trent University is a public liberal Arts and science-oriented university located along the Otonabee River in Peterborough, Ontario, with a satellite campus in Oshawa, which serves the Regional Municipality of Durham.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing graduate programme (M.A., MSc., Ph.D.) programme.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to study the subjects offered by the university.

Scholarship Award: This $5,000 scholarship is intended to support a student that demonstrates leadership qualities such as innovation, entrepreneurship, community responsibility and global citizenship.

Scholarship can be taken in Canada

Eligibility:

  • Must not be holding any other major scholarship.
  • Open to all domestic or international full-time graduate students (M.A., MSc., PhD) with an admission GPA of A- and have continued to achieve academic excellence during graduate studies at Trent University. Students may be in any year of any graduate program.

Note:  Success recipient must agree to release their personal information specific to their name, program, research and details of their leadership qualities that exemplify the qualities of the Thomas J. Bata Memorial Graduate Scholarship.

Nationality: Scholarships are open to all domestic or international students

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement:
Master’s Program

  • The minimum requirement for admission to a Master’s Program is a four-year Honours Bachelor’s Degree (or the equivalent), from a recognized university.
  • Over all academic average of at least an upper second-class standing (B+/77%) in the work of the last ten full academic credits or the last two undergraduate years (full-time equivalent).

Doctoral Program

  • Applicants to a PhD program should normally have a Master of Arts or a Master of Science degree as appropriate.
  • A minimum B+ average on a completed Master’s Program

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirement: All international applicants for whom English is not the native tongue must provide proof of competence in the English language.

Application Requirements:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Transcripts – unofficial accepted
  • A statement of research(maximum two pages)
  • A brief non-technical summary (maximum of 400 words)
  • A statement of leadership (maximum two pages) describing the activities and contributions of the applicant which aligns with the values and legacy of Thomas J. Bata.
  • One confidential letter of reference from a member of the community addressing leadership activities, extracurricular interactions and collaborations, and character.

Download Application Form

Visit the Scholarship Link for more details.

Application Deadline: 2nd October, 2017.

Fully Funded Postgraduate Scholarship, Yenching | Peking University China, 2017

The Yenching Academy provides a generous postgraduate scholarship that covers tuition fees, a travel stipend for one round-trip journey between each Scholar’s base city and Beijing, accommodations, and living costs on Peking University’s campus. The Academy offers a residential program aimed at creating a community of enthusiastic, globally oriented young innovators in the heart of China’s top university. Such close proximity to the academic infrastructure of Peking University provides a unique opportunity to participate and fully immerse oneself in the life of the university.

Since its founding in 1898, Peking University has played a central role in China’s modern history. With its innovative, interdisciplinary curriculum and rigorously selected cohort of young scholars from around the world, the Yenching Academy is serving to enhance the educational excellence at Peking University.

Location: China

Application Deadline: 15th January, 2018

Benefits

  • Enrolled international students spend 12 months in residence at the Yenching Academy, with the possibility to extend for a second year
  • For students from China (including Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan), the program lasts 24 months
  • Upon completion of their year in residence, students have up to one more year to finalize projects and defend their thesis
  • During this period, students in good academic standing may apply for a limited number of Teaching, Research, or Administrative Assistantships
  • In addition, Dean’s Research Grants will be awarded on a bi-annual basis to help fund selected research projects related to China Studies.

Eligibilities

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in any field, awarded no later than August 31 of the year in which they wish to enroll;
  • An outstanding academic record;
  • Strong interest in interdisciplinary study of China;
  • A record of extracurricular achievement, community engagement and social responsibility;
  • Leadership potential;
  • English proficiency.

Preference is given to candidates age 25 or younger as of August 31 of the year they wish to enroll. For students from countries with mandatory military service, the age preference is 27 years old or younger.

Eligible Regions: International, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan Candidates.

How to Apply

Each applicant will create an account on the Yenching Academy admissions portal and submit the following materials in English:

  • Completed online application form;
  • Personal statement (750 words or less);
  • Curriculum Vitae;
  • Official transcript(s);*
  • Diploma(s) or Certificate(s) of Enrollment;*
  • Two letters of recommendation;
  • International English proficiency test score (at least IELTS 7/TOEFL 100/Cambridge 180/CEFR C1).

* If official university documents are in languages other than English or Chinese, both copies of the original documents and certified English translations must be uploaded. This requirement includes diplomas issued in Latin.

* Native English speakers and students/alumni of primarily English-taught degree programs are not required to provide English proficiency test scores.

More details about required documents are available through the admissions portal after creating an account.

International candidates and those from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan may begin applying August 15, 2017. There are two deadlines, associated with candidates’ universities:

  • Dec. 11, 2017: Universities in the United States and Canada;
  • Jan. 15, 2018: Universities in all other countries.

Note: All candidates should apply by the deadlines corresponding to their universities or alma maters. There may be rare exceptions; for example, an alumna of a U.S. university learns about our program after returning to her home country, and wishes to apply by the later deadline.

Visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details.
Application Deadline: 15th January, 2018.

Masters in Conservation Leadership Scholarships for Developing Countries 2018 | University of Cambridge, UK

University of Cambridge offers Scholarship for MPhil Programme in Conservation Leadership to Support Students from Less Developed and Developing Countries, UK 2018.

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: Developing Countries

To be taken at: University of Cambridge UK

Sponsors: University of Cambridge, UK

Accepted Subject Areas: MPhil in Conservation Leadership

Application Deadline: 6th December, 2017.

About: Two scholarship programmes have been generously established to support students from less developed and developing countries that are rich in biodiversity, to attend the MPhil in Conservation Leadership.

The number and size of the scholarships varies from full scholarships, to partial scholarships that cover specific aspects of the funding package required by students. Offers of scholarships will be made competitively based on: academic quality; the motivation and potential of candidates to become conservation leaders; and, the funds applicants already have available for the course.

Type: Masters (MPhil)

Eligibility

This course is designed for graduates with three to five years of relevant experience in biodiversity conservation, who have a specific knowledge of conservation, public policy, business strategy or the voluntary sector anywhere in the world. The unique features of this course are its delivery by a partnership between several university departments and conservation organizations based around Cambridge who form the Cambridge Conservation Initiative and its engagement with management and leadership.

How Many Funding Positions are available? Two (2)

What are the benefits? Varies from full scholarships, to partial scholarships

How long will sponsorship last? For the duration of the program

How to Apply

Applying for these scholarships involves a two-stage process. First, applicants should, if they have not already done so, make a formal application to the Graduate Admissions Office for a place on the course.

Second, scholarship applicants should write a financial case explaining the funds that they have available, and any funds that they still require to ensure they can take up a place on the course. This financial case should update any information given in the original application to the Graduate Admissions Office.

Visit the Scholarship Website for details.

Application Deadline: 6th December, 2017.

Jonathan Young Scholarship for International Students, 2018 | University of Exeter, UK

About: The University of Exeter is a public research university in Exeter, Devon, South West England, United Kingdom. The university was founded and received its Royal Charter, although its predecessor institutions, the Royal Albert Memorial College and the University College of the South West of England, were established in 1900 and 1922 respectively.

Scholarship Description: Applications are invited for the Jonathan Young Scholarship from students who have registered for the academic year 2017/18 at the University of Exeter Business School.

The aim of the scholarship is to support international students with the maximum award value of £1000.

Degree Level: Scholarship is available to pursue undergraduate or postgraduate programme.

Country of Study: UK

Available Subject: Scholarship is awarded in the fields offered by the university.

Scholarship Benefits: Scholarship will cover the following:

  • The award is for a maximum of £1000, awarded to one or more students, to finance travel in support of studies or research during the academic year 2017/18 excluding normal travel to and from the University.

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • Applicants must have a previous year degree.
  • Applicants from all around the world are eligible to apply.
  • Preference will be given to students who are not already in receipt of a scholarship or bursary from the University of Exeter.

Eligible Nationalities: International students are eligible to apply for the scholarship.

How to Apply: Applicants can apply via online:

Online Application

Scholarship Link

Application Deadline: 28th October, 2017.

Sawiris Foundation for Social Development (SFSD) Full Egyptians Scholarships | University of Minnesota, 2018

The Newton Education Services on behalf of Sawiris Foundation for Social Development (SFSD), in conjunction with the Sawiris Foundation for Social Development is offering 100% scholarships to those who apply at the University of Minnesota in 2018.

The Sawiris Foundation for Social Development is proud to launch the third round of the fully funded Yousriya Loza-Sawiris Scholarship Program for candidates seeking the degree of Masters of Development Practice (MDP) from the Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of  Minnesota, USA.

Application Deadline: 19th October, 2017.

Program Requirements

  • Completion of a 50-credit academic master’s program in two academic years
  • Completion of an 8-10 week mid-program summer field experience
  • Employment in the development sector in Egypt following graduation for no less than two consecutive years

The scholarship will cover full tuition, living expenses, travel and health insurance. To be eligible for this scholarship program, applicants must:

  • be Egyptians
  • hold a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a well reputed academic institution in a related field of study
  • demonstrate excellent professional and academic track record
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills (extracurricular activities/community work/entrepreneurial initiative)
  • be proficient in English Language

Application Instructions

Interested applicant should Download the application form and fill in all the required fields, then mail their hard copy application, and required documents to Newton Education Services.

Address: Building 4, Floor 4, Regus Offices, Arkan Plaza, El Sheikh Zayed, Plot 31, in front of Zayed 2000 Compound, Giza, 11728, Egypt.

Email: ylss@sawirisfoundation.org

Scholarships for International Students, 2017/18 | Curtin University, Australia

Curtin University is an Australian public research university based in Bentley, Perth, Western Australia. The university is named after the 14th Prime Minister of Australia, John Curtin, and is the largest university in Western Australia, with over 58,000 students.

Scholarship Description: The Curtin University is offering scholarships for international students. Scholarships are awarded in the field of Humanities, Health Sciences, Curtin Business School and Engineering Sciences.

The Curtin Humanitarian Fund has been developed by Curtin University to support Curtin undergraduate and postgraduate students from a refugee-like background who are experiencing financial difficulty in meeting the costs of pursuing higher education.

Degree Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate and postgraduate coursework programme

Country of Study: Australia

Available Subject: Scholarships are awarded in the field of Humanities, Health Sciences, Curtin Business School and Science & Engineering.

Scholarship Benefits: The Curtin Humanitarian Fund will provide a range of awards to support educational costs. The award amount will be dependant on the circumstances of the individual recipient.

Eligibility: Applicants must meet ALL of the following criteria to be eligible to apply for a Curtin Humanitarian Fund Scholarship:

1- Holder of one of the following classes of visas:

  • Bridging Visa E holder in Australia
  • Temporary Protection Visa (subclass 785)
  • Safe Haven Enterprise Visa (subclass 790)

2- Currently residing within Australia

3- Received a full offer of admission into:

  • An undergraduate degree at Curtin University in semester 1, 2018 or
  • A postgraduate (masters by coursework) degree at Curtin University in semester 1 or trimester 1, 2018

4- Be from a refugee-like background, or the relative of such a person, who experienced forced migration and may have entered Australia in a number of ways including:

  • Off-shore approved refugee or humanitarian entrant
  • Onshore, community-based Asylum Seeker or refugee
  • Temporary Protection Visa holder
  • Family reunion

5- Able to provide details of refugee background

6- Financial hardship

Eligible Nationalities: International Students are eligible to apply.

Application Procedure: Applications can be submitted in person, post or via fax. Application process

  • Step 1: Download: Application form and guide available to download from right-hand side of this page when scholarship is open for application
  • Step 2: Complete: Important information such as formatting and documentation requirements are detailed in the application guide
  • Step 3: Submit: Closing date listed at top of page and on application form, Late or incomplete applications will be assessed as unsuccessful
  • Step 4: Receipt: Application receipt will be sent to the email listed on application form within 10 working days of receiving application
  • Step 5: Assessment: Applications will be assessed by an assessment panel using the following criteria: Responses to questions in application form, Demonstrated financial hardship and Evidence of refugee status/background
  • Step 6: Outcome: Outcome sent via email listed in application form in mid-January 2018 (all successful and unsuccessful applicants notified)
  • Step 7: Acceptance: Successful applicants must return acceptance documents by end-January 2018, Deferral of this scholarship is not permitted

Scholarship Link

Application Deadline: 17th November, 2017.

International Scholarships at Murdoch University in Dubai, 2017 | Apply

Murdoch University, Dubai offers academic excellence scholarship for September 2017 intake. International students can apply for this scholarship.

The Murdoch University Academic Excellence Awards (MUAEA’s) acknowledge and reward commencing students who have a record of high academic achievement in previous studies.

Murdoch University is a public university in Perth, Western Australia with campuses also in Singapore and Dubai. University has more than 22,000 students and 2,000 staff from across 90 different countries with a desire to discover, use their imaginations and ultimately make a difference.

Course Level: Scholarship is awarded to students for pursuing an undergraduate and postgraduate degree.

Study Subject: Scholarship is awarded for studying all the subjects.

Scholarship Award: Up to 25% off on total course tuition fee will be awarded. The Scholarship or fee waiver covers tuitions fees only. It does not cover living and other costs associated with studying at university.

Number of Scholarships: Not Known

Scholarship can be taken in Dubai, UAE

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

Eligibility criteria for UG Students

  • British curriculum (GCSE): 2-3 subjects at A Levels with grades “10 points” (average A) or above along with at least 5 subjects at O-Levels
  • British curriculum O Levels 8 subjects with (average B) or above
  • American High School: Successful completion of the high school diploma with overall GPA 3.5 and SAT 1650
  • Indian & Pakistani national curriculum: completion of FSC/HSC / CBSE/ ICSE with minimum grade of “75%”
  • IB curriculum – diploma minimum 30 points (UG)
  • The student must maintain a distinction in each unit and must show evidence of leadership and participation in extracurricular activities.

Eligibility criteria for PG Students (available to degree holders only)

Completion of Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university with minimum GPA of 3.5 out of 4.0

  • Student must maintain a credit in each unit

Nationality: International students can apply for these scholarships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: UG Students: British curriculum (GCSE): 2-3 subjects at A Levels with grades “10 points” (average A) or above along with at least 5 subjects at O-Levels.

PG Students: Completion of Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university with minimum GPA of 3.5 out of 4.0.

English Language Requirements: In order to gain admission to Murdoch, students must satisfy English requirements by demonstrating competency in the English Language.
Academic IELTS: IELTS overall score of 6.0 with no band below 6.0
Cambridge Advanced English: Score of 60 or better
Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English: Score of 60 or better
TOEFL Internet Based: 80 (no band less than 20)
TOEFL Paper Based: 550 (with the test of written English 5)

How to Apply

In order to qualify for this scholarship, all students must submit the following:

  • 2 academic references
  • Original copy of transcripts
  • Scholastic Achievements – GPA Average

Before submitting your application, please ensure you have completed the following and attached any documents that support your application:

  • Met the Admissions requirements for your chosen Program
  • Completed all fields on this form
  • Completed 500-word statement on why you should be considered for a Scholarship (If applicable)
  • Completed 1000 word essay and attached to application (If applicable)
  • Attached certificates and commendations for the Sports Scholarship (If applicable)

Application Form

Scholarship Link

Application Deadline: 4th September, 2017, for Sept 2017 intake.

Canadian Government Fully Funded Vanier International Scholarships, 2018 (Students VISA for Nigerians)

The Government of Canada launched the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS) program in 2008 to strengthen Canada’s ability to attract and retain world-class doctoral students and establish Canada as a global centre of excellence in research and higher learning. Vanier Scholars demonstrate leadership skills and a high standard of scholarly achievement in graduate studies in the social sciences and/or humanities, natural sciences and/or engineering and health.

Location: Canada

Benefits: Each Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship is valued at $50,000 per year.

To be considered for a Vanier CGS, you must:

  • be nominated by only one Canadian institution, which must have received a Vanier CGS quota;
  • be pursuing your first doctoral degree (including joint undergraduate/graduate research program such as: MD/PhD, DVM/PhD, JD/PhD – if it has a demonstrated and significant research component). Note that only the PhD portion of a combined degree is eligible for funding;
  • intend to pursue, in the summer semester or the academic year following the announcement of results, full-time doctoral (or a joint graduate program such as: MD/PhD, DVM/PhD, JD/PhD) studies and research at the nominating institution; Note that only the PhD portion of a combined degree is eligible for funding;
  • not have completed more than 20 months of doctoral studies as of May 1, 2018 (see calculating months of doctoral studies below);
  • have achieved a first-class average, as determined by your institution, in each of the last two years of full-time study or equivalent. Candidates are encouraged to contact the institution for its definition of a first-class average, and
  • must not hold, or have held, a doctoral-level scholarship or fellowship from CIHR, NSERC or SSHRC to undertake or complete a doctoral degree.

Eligible Regions: Open for All.

How to Apply

Apply online through the given website below.

Application Form

Application Deadline: 1st November, 2017.
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