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International Foundation of Science (IFS) Individual Research Grants for Developing Countries 2018

This call is for early-career scientists in IFS (International Foundation of Science) eligible developing countries to apply for IFS Individual Research Grants and carry out research projects for a period of up to 3 years. An applicant must have at least an MSc/MA, be younger than 35 years of age (for men) or 40 years of age (for women) and must do the research project in an IFS eligible country.

Application Deadline: 31st December, 2017

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: See list below

To be taken at (country): A Developing Country

Eligible Fields: Proposals are sought under one of three research areas:

  • Biological Resources in Terrestrial Systems: Including but not limited to: Biodiversity, Forestry, Natural Products, Renewable Energy and Climate Change.
  • Water and Aquatic Resources: Including but not limited to: Water Resources Research; Research on all aspects of freshwater, brackish and marine aquatic organisms and their environments.
  • Food Security, Dietary Diversity and Healthy Livelihoods: Including but not limited to: Research on Food Production; Animal Production and Veterinary Medicine; Crop Science including Underutilized Crops; Food Science and Nutrition, and Food Security issues.

Offered Since: 1974

Selection Criteria: To qualify for IFS funding, research projects must be

  • related to the sustainable utilization, conservation or management of the biological or water resource base
  • conducted in a developing country
  • of a high scientific standard
  • feasible
  • relevant for the country/region

Number of scholarships: several grants are awarded

Value of Award: Individual Research grants are awarded on merit in amounts up to USD 12,000 for one to three years. Grants are intended for the purchase of basic tools for research: equipment, expendable supplies and literature, as well as field activities.

Duration: Up to 3-years

Eligible African Countries: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Republic of, Congo, Democratic Republic of, Cote d’Ivoire, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Other Countries: Asia and the Pacific: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, East Timor, Fiji, India, Indonesia, Kiribati, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nauru, Nepal, North Korea, Pakistan, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Vietnam
Latin America and Caribbean: Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, St Lucia, St Vincent & Grenadines, Suriname, Venezuela
Middle East and North Africa: Algeria, Djibouti, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Syrian Arab Republic, Tunisia, West Bank and Gaza, Yemen

How to Apply

  • A researcher may submit only one application at a time for consideration by IFS.
  • Applications for IFS Research grants must be submitted using the standard IFS Application Form in English or French.
  • It is important to go through the Application instructions on the Program Webpage (see Link below) before applying.

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Donald Trump Foundation First Acknowledgement Scholarship For Non-Developing Countries

The Donald Trump Foundation assists Non-Developing Countries in meeting their educational dreams by removing the financial barrier to further education. The Foundation has a long history of providing Graduates and Undergraduates’ Scholarships to Non-Developing Country residents seeking for higher education and currently has established four different scholarship programs in addition to endowed scholarships at several American universities.

Scholarship recipients are not selected by The Donald Trump Foundation Trustees or Staff. The Graduate and Undergraduate’s Education Scholarship Programs are administered by Scholarship Management Services, a division of Scholarship America, while the Nursing, Social Work, and Endowed Scholarships are administered by the respective institutions that were awarded grant funds by the United State Government to disburse as scholarships.

Course(s) Offered: Public service & related fields, Banking/Marketing, ICT Management, Electronics/Biomedical Technology, Medical / Pharmaceutical Sciences
Course Level: Graduate (Masters fellowships), Undergraduate (High-School fellowships)
Provider: Donald Trump Foundation
Country to Study in: USA

Eligibility
To qualify for the scholarship, prospective applicants must meet the general admissions criteria:

  • Be a Citizen of Non-Developing Countries in the following continents; Africa, Asia, Australia, and North-America at the time of application
  • Submit one or more recommendations
  • Give a personal interview
  • Have work or volunteer experience (Graduate scholarship)
  • Have zero work or volunteer experience (Undergraduate scholarship).

It is very important to note that ALL applicants must commit to return to their respective home countries at the conclusion of the program with the goal of assuming a leadership position on the continent where they can meaningfully contribute to the challenges currently confronting Africa, Asia, Australia, and North-America.

Nationality: International students from N0n-Developing Countries are eligible to apply for this scholarship program.

Application Deadline: Online applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time on the day of the deadline (27th October, 2017). Any mailed application material must be postmarked by the deadline date.

How to Apply: Interested and eligible applicants from Africa and Non-Developing Countries should visit the Application Portal to start application.

100% (Visa Free) Scholarships For The Less Privileged Foreign Students, November 2017 – Send Your Application

100% Scholarships Less Privileged Foreign Students – 2018. A Japanese based, non-for-profit institution, Ashinaga, is offering a range of fully funded scholarships to students who are considered as ‘poor’, less privileged and maybe orphans. Applications are hereby invited from all such students to join classes under 100% scholarships in 2018.

The Ashinaga scholarships are targeted for students from Sub-Saharan African countries and other developing nations to study in either of Japan, US, UK. The target is to select brilliant international undergraduate students who cannot afford their education themselves.

Eligible Countries: Angola, Botswana, Cape Verde, Ethiopia, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

Scholarship Value: The Ashinaga (100-Year Vision) Scholarship provides a full scholarship that covers the cost of tuition, accommodation (during the terms and vacation), insurance, flight, and provides monthly stipend which covers food and necessary academic costs.

To be eligible for this scholarship program, Applicants must:

  • Be an orphan, having lost one or both parents
  • Be 23-yrs or younger, having been born after October 1, 1995
  • Have graduated high school within the past two years
  • Be committed to returning to Sub-Saharan Africa once they have finished their studies abroad

To apply, visit the Application Website to apply online.

Fully Funded International Scholarships at Harvard University, USA 2017

The Boustany Foundation is awarding MBA Harvard Scholarship for the class commencing autumn 2017. MBA Harvard Scholarship is awarded to students who demonstrate a high level of academic achievement.

The Harvard MBA is one of the world’s leading business programmes, taught at one of the world’s most prestigious Universities. The Boustany MBA Harvard Scholarship is granted once every two years for a two year course at Harvard Business School.

HBS accepts three English language tests: the Internet-based version (only) of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL iBT); the International English Language Testing System (IELTS); or the Pearson Test of English (PTE).

Scholarship TypeFully Funded
SchoolHavard University
LocationUnited State of America
EligibilityInternational Students
Deadline31st May, 2017

Eligibility:

  • Candidates must have an excellent academic background and show considerable promise. Although the Scholarship can be awarded to candidates of any nation, priority will be given to candidates of Lebanese descent.
  • Candidates may apply for the Scholarship only after receiving an offer of admission from the Harvard MBA programme.
  • Nationality: Students of any nation (priority will be given to candidates of Lebanese descent) can apply for these MBA Harvard scholarships.

Scholarship Award:

The scholarship offers the following:

  • Financial aid amounts to US$90,000 (US$45,000 per year) towards tuition fees
  • Travel and accommodation expenses related to the internship.

Application Process:

  • If you wish to apply, please send a copy of your curriculum vitae with a photograph, GMAT scores and acceptance letter from the University to: admissions@boustany-foundation.org
  • If shortlisted, you may be invited to an interview with the Foundation. One candidate will then be awarded the Scholarship.

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