Saturday, 24 December 2011

2012 Victor H. Loewenstein Scholarship Program at University of Edinburgh,UK

University of Edinburgh is a one of the prominent universities of UK, known for providing the highest quality learning and teaching environment to its students. The mission of the university is creation, dissemination and curation of knowledge. Every year, the university produces graduates who are fully equipped to achieve the highest personal and professional standards. The University of Edinburgh is a member of several prominent organisations including the Russell Group, Universitas 21, Fairtrade, Universities Scotland, League of European Research Universities, and Education UK.

The Business School of University of Edinburgh is currently inviting applications from eligible students for the Victor H. Loewenstein Scholarship Program. These scholarships are awarded to students from outside the UK so as to enhance the international nature of the programme.
Scholarship Provisions

The scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic merit and the benefits to the student. Each scholarship will be worth £5,000.

Eligibility Conditions

The scholarship is open to applicants who are citizens and residents of any country except the United Kingdom and who are applying for admission onto the Full-time MBA or MBA in International Business in September 2012.

The scholarship will only be awarded to an applicant who has firmly accepted their offer through payment of the deposit. Applicants who hold full sponsorships are not eligible for the scholarship.
If an applicant is successful in being awarded the scholarship, but subsequently declines their offer of admission on the MBA programme, the award of the scholarship will be withdrawn and awarded to another applicant.

Selection Criteria

The scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic merit and the benefits to the student. The decision will be made by a committee consisting of Directors and key staff from Admissions.

Last date for submitting the applications is May 31, 2012.

For more information, click here

Reach Oxford Scholarship 2012 for Developing Countries at University of Oxford

Students should note they must apply for admission to the University before they can be considered for a Reach Oxford Scholarship. The University is unable to accept any scholarship applications from students who have not been offered a place at Oxford. The University is not responsible for the content of external sites advertising the scheme and would encourage applicants to read the following details to check their eligibility. A number of Reach Oxford scholarships (formerly Oxford Student Scholarships) are offered to students from low income countries who, for political or financial reasons, or because suitable educational facilities do not exist, cannot study for a degree in their own countries.

Eligibility:

Fee status: -Overseas
Level of study: -Undergraduate
Year of study: -New students Subject: All subjects except medicine College -To be confirmed Other criteria: -This scheme is only suitable for candidates of the highest academic ability who have outstanding examination results. However, financial need and social commitment are also major criteria for selection.

Application Deadline: Friday 24 February 2012

Details here

Thursday, 22 December 2011

UK:2012 Edinburgh Global Development Academy Master’s Scholarship

The University of Edinburgh will offer 2 Master’s scholarships covering the overseas rate of fee for students from less developed countries and 2 Master’s scholarships covering the “home” rate of tuition fee for UK/EU students for eligible Master’s programmes offered by the University. Scholarships will be available for students pursuing one of the following
Global Development Academy programmes:
-MSc Africa and International Development
-MSc Environment and Development
-MSc International Development
-MSc Science, Technology and International Development
- MSc South Asia and International Development
Each scholarship for students from less developed countries will cover the overseas rate of tuition fee, while a further two scholarships will cover the UK/EU rate of tuition fee only

Eligibility:

-The scholarships covering the overseas rate of fee will be awarded to students who are accepted for admission onto an eligible Global Development Academy programme at the University of Edinburgh.
- Applicants must be both nationals of and resident in the the following countries:

Eligible Countries

Afghanistan ,Angola ,Bangladesh, Benin ,Bhutan, Burkin,a Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cape Verde ,Central African Republic ,Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea ,Eritrea ,Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea Guinea Bissau, Haiti, Kribati, Lao People’s Democratic, Republic Lesotho, Liberia ,Madagascar, Malawi ,Maldives, Mali ,Mauritania, Mozambique, Myanmar ,Nepal, Niger, Rwanda, Samoa ,Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal ,Sierra ,Leone, Solomon, Islands, Somalia, Sudan ,Timor-Leste ,Togo ,Tuvalu, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Vanuatu ,Yemen ,Zambia, Zimbabwe

Application Deadline: 2 April 2012

Further Details:here



USA NESA 2012-2013 Undergraduate Scholarship for International Students

The Near East and South Asia Undergraduate Exchange Program, NESA UGRAD, is a part of GLOBAL UGRAD, a program of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, U.S. Department of State. NESA UGRAD will award scholarships to outstanding students from countries of the Middle East, North Africa, and South Asia for one-year of undergraduate, non-degree studies programs in the United States at a diverse network of accredited two- and four-year institutions. Participants will be enrolled full-time and will live on-campus with an American roommate. Participants will not select host institutions and placements will not be changed. Possible fields of study include, but are not limited to, the humanities, arts, social sciences, mathematical science, natural and physical sciences,and applied science. Examples of past fields of study can be found on page three.

Who can Apply?

Competition for the NESA UGRAD program is merit-based. Candidates will be considered without respect to race, color, religion, national origin, or gender. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The competition is open to anyone who:

  • Is a citizen, national or permanent resident qualified to hold a valid passport issued by the country from which applicant is applying;
  • Is completing his/her final year of secondary school or enrolled in first-, second-, third-year fulltime undergraduate study at the time of application at a registered academic institution in his/her country and is in good academic standing.
  • Part-time students or correspondence students are not eligible;
  • Is between the ages of 18-25;
  • Submits a complete application with all required documents by the application deadline;
  • Is able to begin the academic exchange program in the United States in August 2012;
  • Is able to receive and maintain a J-1 visa;
  • Is committed to returning to his/her home country after completion of the program; and
  • Is proficient in spoken and written English at the time of application.

Countries:

Near East and South Asia: Algeria, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Egypt, India, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Palestinian Territories, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen.

Further Details: Here

Undergraduate Exchange Program Website http://nesaugrad.org/

Apply Online at http://www.americancouncilsnetwork.org/nesaugrad/apply/


Saturday, 23 July 2011

Japan:Sato International Scholarship on Japan Studies at University of Tokyo

Sato International Scholarship in University of Tokyo, Japan is open now for the following nations-Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives,
Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, East Timor,
Vietnam


Requirements

(1) Self-supporting international students from countries specified by the foundation
(see below for the list of specified countries), who are/ will be enrolled in the regular
course. (With a “College Student” visa)
(2) With enough Japanese language ability for study/research.
(3) Enrollment period of the course currently enrolled in should be more than one year
from October 2011 (However, this does not apply for those enrolled in the doctoral
course).
(4) Parents should not be working in Japan.
(5) Not holding a doctorate degree.
(6) Interested in international understanding and friendship and able to participate in
the foundation’s exchange activities.
(7) Not receiving any other scholarships.

students who are receiving a scholarship this academic year, but will not
receive any after April 2012 are eligible to apply for April 2012 scholar.
Countries accepted- Above


Scholarships Benefits

120,000 Yen (undergraduate students)
180,000 Yen (graduate students) – A grant for participating in academic conference will
also be provided.
All eligible applicants will be recommended from the university.
Scholarship grant period:
October 2011 scholar: October 2011 ~ September 2013 (two years)
April 2012 scholar: April 2012 ~ March 2014 (two years)

Deadline

Submit all necessary documents to International Student
Section by August 19, 2011 (Fri).
However, the first-year students who will be enrolled from October 2011 can apply until September 2, 2011 (Fri).

Applicants are expected to abide by the deadline and submit
application on time.

Documents needed to be submitted

(1) Application form ( written in Japanese in one’s own handwriting)
(2) Resume ( written in Japanese in one’s own handwriting)
(3) Recommendation Letter ( should be sealed by the supervising professor)
(4) Evaluation form ( should be sealed by the supervising professor)
(5) Essay ( written in Japanese in one’s own handwriting)
(6) Enrollment Certificate/Notification of Passing
(7) Academic Record Certificate from the first year of undergraduate course to the
course currently enrolled- Certificates from home countries should be submitted along
with Japanese/English translation.
(8) Research Plan (One page in the A4 sized paper, in Japanese)
(9) Abstract of Research (One page in the A4 sized paper, in Japanese)
(10) Research achievement (One page in the A4 sized paper, in Japanese)
Application forms can be downloaded from the following foundation’s website:

Further: http://www.sisf.or.jp/

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