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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

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.

Bristol University International Office Scholarships for Undergraduate / Postgraduate Students 2017/2018

About

The University of Bristol is a community; one represented by students, staff members and the people living within the city. Our diverse and vibrant community is integral to the University and we want new students to represent that ethos.

Six scholarships will be available for prospective undergraduate and postgraduate students. The scholarships will be awarded as a one off tuition fee reduction:

  • 1st place – 1 scholarship of £12,000
  • 2nd place – 2 scholarships of £10,000
  • 3rd place – 3 scholarships of £8,000

Eligible students:

  • All applicants must be classified as international students for fee purposes.
  • All applicants must already hold an offer of a place on a full-time undergraduate or postgraduate programme at the University of Bristol.
  • Applicants may be from any discipline.
  • Sponsored students and students in receipt of another scholarship/award over £3,000 are not eligible to apply.
  • Current University of Bristol students are not eligible to apply.

How to apply

Submit a video of no more than 1 minute showcasing what community means to you. We will be judging videos primarily on content and secondarily on aesthetics. Please submit your video to international-office@bristol.ac.uk. For identification purposes please include your application / UCAS number in the body of the email.

Supported video file formats are: .mov, .mp4, .m4v, .wmv, .flv

Deadline: Friday 9th June, 2017 (17:00 UK time / 05:00 PM Lagos time).

Note: All successful applicants will be contacted in July 2017.

Contact details

More information about these scholarships is available from the International Office and the school official website; alternatively, you can email international-office@bristol.ac.uk for further inquiries and information.

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