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Non-EU Students’ Scholarships, 2018 | University of Groningen, Netherlands

The University of Groningen is offering USP Scholarships for Non-EU students. These scholarships will be awarded to students applying for the BA/BSc Liberal Arts and Sciences programme at the Faculty University College Groningen.

UCG aims to reward students with great ambition, but who also have a great passion for social engagement and who are determined to make a positive impact during their studies at UCG.

The University of Groningen is a public research university in the city of Groningen in the Netherlands. The university was founded in 1614 and is one of the oldest universities in the Netherlands as well as one of its largest.

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: Scholarships are available for pursuing BA/BSC programme.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in the field of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Scholarship Award: The USP Scholarship is a grant towards study and living costs and the value of the USP scholarship is €12,100.

Scholarship can be taken in Netherlands

Eligibility: The USP scholarship is intended for students with an excellent academic profile, but who require financial assistance to study. Evidence of social engagement and extracurricular activities will support your request for funding.

Nationality: Non-EU students are eligible to apply.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have previous degree.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirement: 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.

How to Apply:

  1. Submit a letter of motivation to explain why you believe you should be considered for a scholarship. This should:
  • Be a maximum of 500 words in a Word document
  • Explain why you believe you deserve a scholarship and why you need financial assistance for your studies (this is not why you want to apply for the Liberal Arts and Sciences degree as you will have already explained this in your application).
  • Explain your experiences with social engagement and extracurricular events. Explain how you want to contribute to society in the future, what issues are important to you and why it is important for you to be aware of the USP scholarship. Also explain your ambitions and how you would like to achieve these ambitions and goals during your studies at UCG.
  • Be emailed to newstudents.ucg-at-rug.nl no later than 1 February 2018- the email title must be: ‘Letter of Motivation – USP Scholarship’.
  • In order to be eligible for this scholarship you must complete your application in OAS before 1 February 2018 as well.
  1. An assessment and proving us with proof of your financial need for funding is part of the selection procedure. The final funding decision will be communicated to you by the UCG Admission & Enrolment Coordinator.

Visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details.

Application Deadline: 1st February, 2018

2017 NNPC/SNEPCo National University Scholarship Announcement | Send Application

Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited (SNEPCo), its co-venture partners and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) hereby invites applications from qualified Nigerian students for the 2017 NNPC/SNEPCo National University Scholarship Programme. The programme aims to promote academic excellence and improve the skills of young Nigerians. It provides yearly grant to the successful applicants from their second year to the completion of their degree programme.

Eligible students studying the under-listed courses in Nigerian universities are invited to submit an electronic application on https://www.nnpc-snepco-scholarship.shell.com

Petroleum EngineeringMaterials/Corrosion EngineeringElectrical Engineering
Marine EngineeringMechanical EngineeringChemical Engineering
Instrumentation EngineeringCivil EngineeringMedicine
PharmacyPhysics/Applied PhysicsAgricultural Science
GeophysicsGeosciences/GeologyFinance
EconomicsMathematics/Applied MathematicsMetallurgical Engineering

Who Can Apply

Applicant must:

  • Be a citizen of Nigeria
  • Currently be in their second year of full-time study in a Nigerian University accredited by the National Universities Commission (NUC)
  • Have a minimum CGPA of 3.0 in a 5-grade system
  • Not be a beneficiary of any other scholarship (National – or International)

How to Apply

1. Every applicant should have a valid personal email account (for consistent communication).

2. Candidates who meet the above eligibility criteria should apply online at: https://www.nnpc-snepcoscholarship.shell.com to provide the required personal & educational details, and upload scanned copies of the following:

  • A recent passport-sized photograph of the applicant in JPEG format, and not more than 200kilobytes;
  • University or JAMB (UTME or D/E) Admission Letter;
  • Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME)Scores;
  • O’ Level Result(s); and ‘A’ Level /OND /NCE Result(s) as applicable; and
  • Letter of Identification from State of origin indicating applicant’s local government of origin.
  • Students are to upload their 100 level results.
Application Deadline: 15th September, 2017
Examination Date: 30th September, 2017

Note:

  • Each document submitted online must not exceed 200KB and the image format must be in JPEG.
  • Beware of fraudulent websites when applying for the NNPC/SNEPCo scholarship online. Such websites may ask you to make some payments during the application process. NNPC/SNEPCo scholarship application is FREE.
  • SNEPCo will not accept email applications. It is important to visit the official website for detailed information and to access the online application portal.
  • SNEPCo is committed to providing scholarship opportunities that are not associated with application fees.
  • SNEPCo DOES NOT ASSIGN ‘Representatives’/’Agents’ to assist applicants’ process applications.
  • Any candidate found to have presented false documents will be disqualified or withdrawn at any level of the scholarship.
  • Only short listed candidates will be invited for a computer based tests in selected centers nationwide.

For more information or clarification on the NNPC/SNEPCo National University Scholarship, please forward an email to SNEPCO Social Performance SNEPCO-UIO/G/NRS (SNEPCO-Social-Performance@shell.com)

Global Scholarship for International Students, 2018 | Lincoln University, UK

About: The University of Lincoln is producing world-leading research across many subject areas. The Lincoln is ranked 11th in the UK for student satisfaction in the National Student Survey (NSS) 2016. The University is committed to developing enterprising graduates, with Lincoln students enjoying good graduate prospects and many going on to start their own successful businesses.

Scholarship Description: The Lincoln University is delighted to offer Global Undergraduate Scholarships for 2018-2019 academic year. International (non-UK/EU) students are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

Degree Level: Scholarships are available to pursue undergraduate programme.

Country of Study: UK

Available Subject: Scholarships are awarded in any of the courses offered by the university.

Scholarship Benefits: The scholarship is valued at £2,000 which will be deducted from the first year (level 1) of tuition fees.

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

  • The scholarship is available to self-funding international (non-UK/EU) students with overseas fee status entering the University of Lincoln at level 1 of an undergraduate degree course. Please note that students progressing from an International Study Centre Foundation course are not eligible for this scholarship.

Eligible Nationalities: International (non-UK/EU) students are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

Application Procedure: You do not need to apply for this scholarship. You will automatically be considered for a Global Undergraduate Scholarship once you have submitted your course application. For more information, please contact the International Office: international-at-lincoln.ac.uk

Scholarship Link

Application Deadline: January, 2018.

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.

Fully Funded Scholarships | University of British Columbia, Canada

The University of British Columbia is offering scholarships for international students to pursue undergraduate programme.

The University of British Columbia, commonly referred to as UBC, is a public research university with campuses and facilities in British Columbia, Canada

English is the primary language of instruction at UBC. All prospective students are required to demonstrate a minimum level of English before they’re admitted.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate programme.

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

Scholarship can be taken in Canada

Eligibility:

International Major Entrance Scholarship: To be considered for the IMES, you must

  • Be new to UBC, entering directly from secondary school or post-secondary (university or college)
  • Be an international student who will be studying at UBC on a Canadian study permit (student visa). (Changes to your citizenship status will affect your IMES eligibility.)
  • Demonstrate exceptional academic achievement and intellectual promise, as well as impressive extracurricular and community involvement
  • Apply to UBC by January 15

Outstanding International Student Award: To be considered for an OIS Award, you must

  • Be new to UBC, entering directly from secondary school or post-secondary (university or college)
  • Be an international student studying at UBC on a Canadian study permit (student visa). (Changes to your citizenship status will affect your scholarship eligibility.)
  • Demonstrate outstanding academic achievement and strong extracurricular involvement
  • Apply to UBC by January 15

International Leader of Tomorrow Award: To be considered for an International Leader of Tomorrow Award, you must

  • Be applying for your first undergraduate degree
  • Be admissible to the first-choice degree you are applying to, including meeting UBC’s English Language Admission Standard
  • Have an excellent academic record (at least an “A” average or equivalent standard)
  • He an international student – neither a Canadian citizen nor a permanent resident of Canada – and be studying in Canada on a Canadian study permit (student visa)
  • Demonstrate a level of financial need that would otherwise prevent you from pursuing a UBC degree
  • Be entering a UBC undergraduate degree program from a recognized secondary school, college, or other university

Donald A. Wehrung International Student Award: To be considered for the Donald A. Wehrung International Student Award, you must:

  • Be an international student – neither a Canadian citizen nor a permanent resident of Canada – and be studying in Canada on a Canadian study permit (student visa)
  • Come from a war-torn, or politically unstable region of the world, and/or from an economically disadvantaged region of the world
  • Have achieved academic excellence under difficult circumstances, with no financial means from family or other sources to pursue post-secondary education (neither in your own country because it is unavailable or unattainable, nor outside your country because it is not affordable)
  • Be graduating or have recently graduated from a recognized senior secondary school
  • Be applying for your first undergraduate degree
  • Be able to demonstrate superior academic achievement (at least an “A” average or equivalent standard) and leadership potential

Nationality: Students from around the world are eligible to apply.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have previous degree.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirement: English is the primary language of instruction at UBC. All prospective students are required to demonstrate a minimum level of English before they’re admitted.

How to Apply

The mode of applying is online.

Please visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details.

Application Deadline: The application deadline is 15th November, 2017 (For International Leader of Tomorrow Award and Donald A. Wehrung International Student Award) and 15th January (For International Major Entrance Scholarship and Outstanding International Student Award).

A-Level Scholarship for International Students, 2018 | University of Alberta, Canada

Merit Based Scholarship for International Students, 2018 | Syracuse University, USA

About: Syracuse University (commonly referred to as Syracuse, ‘Cuse, or SU[7]) is a private research university in Syracuse, New York, United States. The institution’s roots can be traced to the Genesee Wesleyan Seminary (later becoming Genesee College), founded in 1831 by the Methodist Episcopal Church in Lima, New York.

Scholarship Description: Syracuse University is offering Merit Based Scholarships for International Students. Scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate programme.

Degree Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate programme.

Country of Study: USA

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

Scholarship Benefits: There are three merit scholarships to recognize academic achievement for top students admitted to programs across the University:

  • The Founders’ Scholarship ($20,000 annually)
  • Chancellor’s Scholarship ($15,000 annually)
  • Dean’s Scholarship ($10,000 annually).

A select number of specialized scholarships for superbly accomplished students are also awarded:

  • The Full Tuition 1870 Scholarship ($45,150 annually): The 1870 Scholarship is the highest recognition offered by the Office of Admissions. Named for the year in which the university was founded, prospective recipients are evaluated for academic and creative accomplishments, as well as personal achievement and commitment in community service, demonstrated caring for others, and a global perspective. 1870 Scholars are admitted to the Honors Program.
  • Excellence Scholarship ($30,000 annually)
  • Archbold-Day Scholarship ($25,000 annually): Inspired by the significant campus expansion realized by former Chairman of the Board of Trustees, John D. Archbold, and the fourth Chancellor of Syracuse University, James Roscoe Day, this award recognizes students who show exceptional leadership potential and the promise of changing the world for the better. Archbold-Day scholars are admitted to the Honors Program.
  • Achievement Scholarship ($22,575 annually)
  • Distinguished Art Portfolio Award ($10,000 annually)
  • Distinguished Drama Performance Award ($10,000 annually)
  • Distinguished Music Performance Award ($10,000 annually)
  • Distinguished Architecture Portfolio Award ($10,000 annually)

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in, or have graduated from, an accredited secondary school.

Eligible Nationalities: International students can apply for these scholarships.

How to Apply

The mode of applying is online.

  • Common Application
  • Official secondary school transcript
  • Senior year grade report
  • Standardized test scores: SAT (old or new) or ACT. Essay is not required with the new SAT. ACT writing section is not required.
  • Secondary school counselor evaluation
  • Two academic recommendations
  • Early Decision agreement (if you are applying ED)

Visit the Scholarship Link

Application Deadline: The application deadline is November 15, 2017.

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.

Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship Program 2018/2019 | University of Toronto, Canada

International Scholarship Programme, 2018 | Widener University, USA

About: The Widener University is a private, coeducational university located in Chester, Pennsylvania. Its main campus sits on 108 acres, just 14 miles southwest of Philadelphia.

Scholarship Description: The Widener University is offering a limited number of full-tuition scholarships based on the strength of the applicant pool. Scholarships are available for pursuing the undergraduate programme.

Degree Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing the undergraduate programme.

Country of Study: USA

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

Scholarship Benefits: Each year a limited number of full-tuition scholarships are awarded based on the strength of the applicant pool.

Eligibility Criteria: Minimum criteria to be considered for an invitation to interview for a full-tuition scholarship:

  • 1410 minimum combined SAT score (Math & EBRW sections), or 30 minimum ACT composite score
  • Top 10% of senior class
  • 85 minimum cumulative grade point average (based on a 4.0-grade scale)

Scholarships available are:

  • a one-time, partial scholarship of  up to $5,000
  • granted to a total of 1 applicant for the Summer 2015 intake and 3 applicants for the Fall 2015 intake
  • for the International Year One undergraduate pathway program applicants only
  • applicable on the tuition amount only
  • merit-based; see eligibility criteria below.

Eligibility criteria for International Study Center scholarship

Country Qualification Scholarship Criteria
China Senior Middle 3 80% (5% lower for students from key schools)
Korea Inmungye Kodung Hakkyo Rank 4
Taiwan Senior High School Graduation Certificate 70%
Hong Kong HKDSE Level 3 in 1 academic subjects
Macau Certificate of Higher Education (Form 6) 12 in 3 relevant academic subjects
Malaysia SPM (Malaysia Certificate of Education)  or Forecast results B- Second Class Honors in 5 relevant academic subjects including English and Maths
Singapore GCE O levels 4 B4s in 4 relevant academic subjects
Vietnam Diploma of Graduation from Secondary Education (Bang Tot Nghiep Pho Thong Trung Hoc) 6.5 average
Russia / Kazakhstan / Ukraine Attestat Average grades of 3.0 in all subjects
Pakistan High Secondary Certificate (HSC) 55% in 4 relevant academic subjects
Jordan General Secondary Education Certificate (Tawjihi) 85% average in 4 relevant academic subjects
Qatar General Secondary Education Certificate Examination (Al-Thanawaya Al-Amah) 75% average in 4 relevant academic subjects
Nigeria West African Senior School Certificate Grades 1-4 in relevant academic subjects
India Senior Secondary Certificate (CSB) 10+2 55%
Japan Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate (Kotogakka Sotsugyo Shosho) 3.5
USA Grade Point Average (GPA) 3.0+

Please Note: Countries not listed here will be measured against the US GPA equivalent

How to Apply

In order to be considered for a scholarship, you must

  1. Complete the online application form for the next available start date
  2. Download the scholarship application form ( 548Kb) and upload along with all other supporting documents
Note: The Widener University do not offer full scholarships for international students at Widener University International Study Center.
Application Deadline: Ongoing
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