Thursday, 25 February 2010

Beijing Government Scholarship Application 2010/2011

Brief Description

Beijing Municipal Government has established the “Beijing Government Scholarship” for Beijing University of Chemical Technology to encourage and provide funding assistance for the outstanding foreign students to pursue degree study or further education in BUCT and use it to reward those highly meritorious students who are currently studying at the University.


Eligibility

1. Applicants shall be the citizens of the foreign countries with which China has established diplomatic relations; they shall be in good physical health and agree to obey the relevant laws of the PRC and the rules of the BUCT, with proven academic excellence.

2. Students applying for undergraduate degree programs at the BUCT shall hold high school certificates or above ; applicants for post-graduate degree courses shall hold university degrees or above; those who read for the PhD degrees shall hold master's degrees or above ;

3. Those who apply for advanced education of their specialties shall have the education background equivalent at least to bachelor degree or shall be the university students at the second year or above ;

4. Those who apply to undertake research at the BUCT as a visiting scholar shall hold master or above degrees, or possess the professional title of associate professor or above.

Deadline

May 30, 2010,

For More Information Please Visit : http://www.buct.edu.cn/english/2010%20%E2%80%93%202011%20BEIJING%20GOVERNMENT%20SCHOLARSHIP%20APPLICATION.htm


Wednesday, 24 February 2010

Japan :Special Scholarship Program For International Doctoral Students

Introduction

Special Scholarship Program (SSP) was established in 2003 in order to support the advanced research of the university by enlisting the help of highly capable international students. Every year in April and October, the university enrolls selected foreign doctoral students under specific research projects. The students pursue the doctoral course in English while at the same time assisting their host professor as a research assistant (RA). Through this program KUT wishes to expand and deepen international ties with academic and educational institutions all over the world.


Eligibility

(1) To have or to be expected to acquire a master's degree before enrollment.
(2) To have intention, adequate knowledge and research skill to work as a research assistant under the one of research projects listed here
(3) To have an excellent academic record
(4) To have a high English proficiency
(5) To be 35 years old or under at the time of enrollment
(6) To have other than Japanese nationality

Study Programs

Course for International Students
Doctoral Program (3 years)
Department of Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering

Scholarship Positions

20 students per year

Enrollment Time

April/October

Scholarship Benefits

(1) Receive up to 1,200, 000 yen per year for working as a research assistant.
(2) Exemption from 300,000 yen enrollment fee and 535,800 yen (per year) tuition fee.
(3) Receive 200,000 yen for travel and initial living costs (given only to applicants who are living outside Japan at the time of application)

Deadline

March 31,2010

For More Information : http://www.kochi-tech.ac.jp/gs_e/admission/index.html

Tuesday, 23 February 2010

Abbey MBA/MSc Scholarships From University Of Edinburgh

Eligible Countries For This Scholarship

Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Columbia, Mexico, Peru, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Spain, Uruguay and Venezuela.Five scholarships are available. Each scholarship will be worth £5,000.

Eligibility

The scholarship is open to applicants who have an excellent academic record and who are a citizens or residents (for a minimum of three years) of either Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Columbia, Mexico, Peru, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Spain, Uruguay or Venezuela and who are applying for admission onto the Full-time MBA, MBA in International Business, MSc in Accounting and Finance, MSc in Finance and Investment, MSc in International Business and Emerging Markets, MSc in Carbon Management, or MSc in Management in the University of Edinburgh Business School in September 2010. An award may be withdrawn if a student fails to meet the academic standards set by the University.Although applications for the scholarship should be made before 31 May 2010, 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 or who are entitled to fee remission are not eligible for the scholarship.If an applicant is successful in being awarded the scholarship, but subsequently declines their offer of admission, the award of the scholarship will be withdrawn and awarded to another applicant.

Application Deadline

31 May 2010

Application Procedure

Applicants should submit a 1,000 word essay, explaining why they feel they should be awarded the scholarship, and how the scholarship will benefit them. This essay should accompany their application for the Master's programme.The scholarship 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.If you have already sent your application, you are welcome to apply separately. Please enclose your full name and contact details as stated in your programme application. Separate scholarship applications without these details will not be considered.

Separate applications should be forwarded to:

The University of Edinburgh Business School
7 Bristo Square
Edinburgh
EH8 9AL
UK




Monday, 22 February 2010

India:The J.N.Tata Endowment Scholarships 2010/2011

Overview

Applications are invited from Indian nationals for the J. N. TATA ENDOWMENT LOAN SCHOLARSHIPS for the academic year 2010-2011 for higher studies abroad in all disciplines and subjects. Selected scholars may also qualify for gift awards.

Eligibility

I) Indian nationals; and

II) (a) graduates of a recognised Indian university with a consistently good academic record; or

(b) students in the final year of the degree course; or
(c) mid-career professionals upto the age of 45 years, planning to go abroad for further research, specialisation ortraining

At the time of submitting the completed applications, candidates need not have the admission / award letters from the universities to which they have applied for the academic year 2010-2011.


Application Procedure

Prescribed application forms will be available from the Administrative Office of the Endowment at Mulla House, 51 M.G. Road, Fort, Mumbai 400 001 from December 7, 2009 to February 15,2010. The application fee of Rs.100/- can be paid in cash or by a Money Order on which the full name and address is to be mentioned to enable the Endowment to send the form. Completed application forms should reach the office of the Endowment not later than March 1,2010.

Selection Procedure

After the initial screening of applications, candidates will be shortlisted for an interview in person by subject experts. The final selection will be made on the basis of the interview which will be held in Mumbai between March and June 2010.

More Information :
www.dorabjitatatrust.org


Sunday, 21 February 2010

John Henry Garner Scholarship 2010/2011

Brief Description

This scholarhip is awarded by University Of Leeds. The John Henry Garner Scholarship was established in 1974. The fund was bequeathed by John Henry Garner, a graduate of the University of Leeds. It was his wish that the fund be used to finance postgraduate research on matters relating to chemical and biological surveys of rivers and streams, pollution prevention and the purification of sewage and trade effluents in the geographical area known as the West Riding of Yorkshire,prior to the boundary changes, which became effective on 1 April 1974.


Eligibility

1. MUST first submit a research degree study application form and be in receipt of a University
BANNER ID Number to be eligible for a John Henry Garner Scholarship. Applications without a valid University ID Number will be rejected. To apply for a place on a research degree programme, please visit: http://www.leeds.ac.uk/students/apply_research.htm
2. awards are only available to nationals from the UK and EU and are not open to applicants who are liable to pay academic fees at the international fee rate;
3. must hold a First Degree at undergraduate level equivalent to at least a UK Upper Second Class
Honours degree. Applicants should either have graduated with the appropriate First Degree or be in their final year of study;
4. Applicants whose first language is not English must meet the University’s English Language requirements.Some Schools require a standard of English higher than the University minimum;
5. These awards are not open to individuals who have already been awarded a Doctoral degree;

Download Application Form http://www.leeds.ac.uk/rds/postgraduate_scholarships/PGR-AppForm10

More Information About This Scholarship : www.leeds.ac.uk

Friday, 19 February 2010

Scotland Government Scholarship 2010

Brief Description

Under this exciting scholarship opportunity, you can achieve a Masters degree from one of the UK’s top-ranked research universities.Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships scheme is managed by the British Council on behalf of the Scottish Government.

Scholarship Amount


£2000 as a one off award towards the cost of tuition fees for a full time Masters level course (excluding PhD studies) in a wide range of subject areas. You can choose to study at any of Scotland's 17 universities and Higher Education Institutions.

Thursday, 18 February 2010

Hornby Educational Trust Scholarship For Brazilians

Eligibility
  • Have successfully completed an undergraduate degree course equivalent to a Bachelors Degree in the UK;
  • Have at least 5 years’ experience as an English language teacher / teacher trainer;
  • Have been involved in some sort of teacher development work as trainers or managers;
  • Have attained an overall score of 6.5 on IELTS;

If you meet the requirements above and are interested in applying, please download the guidelines for candidates and the Hornby Scholarship application form below

The deadline for application is 5th March 2010. Please send the completed application form to ivone.dezaneti@britishcouncil.org.br.

Scholarship Source : http://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/file-share/hornby-educational-trust-scholarship-applications-open-20102011

USA : Nelson and Belva Stallsmith Scholarship Program

Brief Description

The Nelson and Belva Stallsmith Scholarship is available to high school graduates planning to
pursue any course of study at any accredited institution of higher education. Applicants must be
children or step-children of members of one of the following lodges: Harmony Lodge #8; or
Knights of Pythias Lodge in Westville, OH.
In addition to this scholarship, the Springfield Foundation administers a variety of scholarships to
assist Clark County residents as they pursue education beyond high school.


Deadline

March 12,2010

Eligibility

Applicants must be a US citizen and

1. be a child or step-child of a lodge member in good standing from one of the following:
Harmony Lodge #8; Champaign Lodge #525 in Champaign County,
OH; or Knights of Pythias Lodge in Westville, OH.
2. be at least a high school senior;
3. enroll and complete a full-time program (12 or more hours) each quarter or semester
in an accredited institution of higher learning or post-secondary program, &;
4. have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50 in high school to apply and a 2.50 GPA in
college (undergraduate or graduate levels) to receive the award distribution.

For Application Struction & Form : http://www.springfieldfoundation.org/pdfs/2010-Stallsmith-App-Instructions.pdf

Wednesday, 17 February 2010

University of Minnesota : A. I. Johnson Scholarship for 2010/2011

Overview

A. I. Johnson was the Speaker of the Minnesota House of Representatives and later a Regent of the University of Minnesota. This scholarship was created for undergraduate students who show evidence of a strong interest in public affairs with an intent to pursue a career or activities serving the public. Such careers and activities may include community volunteer activities, organizing to affect public policy, service on government advisory committees, and appointive or elective office.


Eligibility

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities Campus students who are degree-seeking undergraduates and who possess a strong interest in public affairs and an intention to pursue a career or activities serving the public are eligible and encouraged to apply.

Deadline

March 1, 2010

Applications are available on the web at http://www.polisci.umn.edu/ugrad/scholarships.html.

Tuesday, 16 February 2010

Global Citizenship Fellowship For African Students

Brief Description

Dr. Arthur Clark, Professor in the department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Calgary has been the primary supporter and funder of the Consortium for Peace Studies since its inception.As Director of the Irma Parhad Programmes, established in memory of his late wife to recognize humanity’s creative potential around the world, Dr. Clark has been instrumental in bringing issues of human health and well-being, international law, human rights and social justice to the University and the larger community.



Eligibility


# Ordinarily, the Fellowship is open to full-time practitioners or scholars.
# Under exceptional circumstances, we are happy to consider applications from those who have a strong voluntary track record with organizations working in the areas mentioned above, or those who have considerable related experience and are now retired.

Awards

# Valued at CAD $6,000 (including travel), the Fellowship is intended to support a period of residence from two to eight months.
# One award is available per fiscal year (April 1 – March 31).
# A second, consecutive Fellowship will not be awarded to the same individual.
# Exclusive of the salary paid to the Fellows by their home institution (when applicable), Fellows may not undertake any paid employment during the term of the award.
# However, individuals may hold other awards, including a sabbatical leave, provided the terms of reference do not require the recipient to perform duties that are normally remunerated.
# Conference travel and participation in normal
or field school programs are not eligible.

Deadline

December 15 Annually

Application Procedure


Applications are made by letter and consist of:

The applicant’s curriculum vitae

A 2 to 5 page single-spaced Program Statement, which must include:

# A brief professional biography (not to exceed 3 paragraphs)a statement of the overall goals of the project and plans to achieve them;
# please include a proposed timeline for your stay in Calgarya statement of personal objectives and the gains (short and long term) to be garnered as a result of the Fellowship experiencean outline of the specific as well as the broader scope of the activities in which you will be involved.
# Specific plans may include, but should not be limited to, collaborative research or an individual research project to be undertaken.
# a description of the affiliation or collaborative arrangements that have been made (if applicable)an indication of the significance of the plans to the candidate's personal development and home institute/organization, and how this furthers one or more of the program objectivesan identification of the contributions that the applicant will make to the Consortium for Peace Studies.
# The form and order of presentation of the material may vary according to the nature of the project and in the interests of clarity.

Two letters of Support from well-established / recognized individuals (scholars, practitioners, or both) who can attest to the excellence of the applicant’s previous track record and the strength of their proposed program statement. Letters will be accepted electronically provided they are emailed as attachments

Monday, 15 February 2010

Carver, Roy J. Scholarship Program 2010/2011

Brief Description & Eligibility

Awards are offered to full-time undergraduates with junior classification. Twenty awards are available to applicants with great potential and promise who have to work hard to make ends meet, or who are faced with debilitating circumstances in their lives. Selection is based on academic merit, potential in field of study, financial need, and the consideration of extenuating circumstances that present challenges to obtaining a degree. Awards are considered for renewal based upon meeting scholarship criteria.


Deadline

April 1

Amount of Award

$5,200

Number of Awards

20


Website & Application Information

www.carvertrust.org

Contact Information

Contact Name:
Office of Student Financial Aid

Address:
0210 Beardshear Hall
Ames, IA 50011-2028

Email:
studentscholarships@iastate.edu

Phone(s):
(515) 294-0065

Fax: (515) 294-0851







Sunday, 14 February 2010

Nottingham University : Executive MBA Healthcare Bursary

Scholarship Description

10% tuition fee scholarships are available for individuals who register for a Master of Business Administration programme. In order to receive a scholarship, you must be a graduate of the University of Nottingham.The scholarship will be given on the production of a valid University of Nottingham Degree Certificate and will be in addition to any other scholarship awarded by the University of Nottingham.




Contact

Tel: +44 (0)115 951 5500, Email: mba@nottingham.ac.uk

Scholarship Source : http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/business/mba/Scholarships.html




Ngama Scholarship Program

Overview

The National Guard Association of Massachusetts and Major General Joseph Carter, The Adjutant General, announce that four $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to Massachusetts National Guard personnel and their sons, daughters, or spouses.





Deadline

March 31,2010

Categories:

A. Current members of the Massachusetts National Guard.

B. Sons, daughters or spouses of a current member of the National Guard Association of Massachusetts (NGAMA).

C. Sons, daughters or spouses of a current member of the Massachusetts National Guard.

Application Procedure

The application packet must be completed as described below: (Typewritten applications and statements are preferred.)

1. Scholarship Application (see attached).

2. One letter of recommendation (8 1/2 x 11) from an individual who can provide us with information regarding your character traits.

3. On a separate sheet (8 1/2 x 11) list extra curricular activities: i.e. clubs, athletics, community involvement and other significant accomplishments. College students are urged to list their high school activities and awards as well as college achievements.

4. Official high school or college transcript(s). Transcripts must indicate grade point average.

5. On a separate sheet of paper (8 1/2 x 11), typed and double-spaced, answer the following question: (limit response to one page)

More Information And Application Form : http://www.ngama.org/uploads/NGAMA_Scholarship_2010.doc




ITTO Fellowship Programme,Japan

Scholarship Benefits

The maximum amount for a fellowship is US$10,000. ITTO Fellowships provides tuition/training/conference fees, transportation fees, daily subsistence allowance, book allowance and other allowances. For post-gradate studies, only a partial tuition fee or a small research grant can be provided. Approved Fellowships are non-transferable to other programmes or institutions.



Eligibility

1. Only nationals of ITTO Member countries are eligible to apply.
2. Awards are to be made to individuals not to institutions.
3. Previous ITTO Fellowship awardees are not eligible to apply for another ITTO Fellowship within two years of receiving the first award and submitting to the Secretariat a final report on the activity for which the award was made.

Priority areas

Based on the goals and cross-cutting strategies identified in the ITTO Action Plan 2008-2011, eligible activities will aim at developing human resources and professional expertise in one or more of the following areas (in no priority order):

1. Increasing production and further processing of tropical timber and other forest products from sustainably managed and legally harvested sources;
2. Increasing efficiency in harvesting, processing and utilization of tropical timber from sustainably managed and legally harvested sources;
3. Improving data and knowledge, projections and competitiveness on trade in timber and timber products in international markets;
4. Increasing supplies of tropical timber from sustainably managed and legally harvested sources;
5. Better securing tropical forest resources;
6. Sustainably managing tropical forest resource;
7. In any of the above areas (a-f), the following are relevant:
(i) Enhancing public relations, awareness and education;
(ii) Sharing information, knowledge and technology; and
(iii) Research and development.
8. a. Increasing production and further processing of tropical timber and other forest products from sustainably managed and legally harvested sources;
b. Increasing efficiency in harvesting, processing and utilization of tropical timber from sustainably managed and legally harvested sources;
c. Improving data and knowledge, projections and competitiveness on trade in timber and timber products in international markets;
d. Increasing supplies of tropical timber from sustainably managed and legally harvested sources;
e. Better securing tropical forest resources;
f. Sustainably managing tropical forest resource;
g. In any of the above areas (1-6), the following are relevant:
(i) Research and development, and technology transfer;
(ii) Communication and outreach;
(iii) Strengthening databases and information system;
(iv) Capacity building; and
(v) International cooperation.

Selection criteria

Fellowship applications will be assessed against the following selection criteria (in no priority order):

1. Consistency of the proposed activity with the Programme's objective and priority areas;
2. Qualifications of the applicant to undertake the proposed Fellowship activity;
3. The potential of the skills and knowledge acquired or advanced under the Fellowship activity to lead to wider applications and benefits nationally and internationally;
4. Reasonableness of costs in relation to the proposed Fellowship activity.

Additional consideration will be given to:

1. Geographic and gender balance;
2. Balance among the ITTO priority areas;
3. Competency in the language in which the training will be given, where applicable (eg courses, conferences, study tours).

The ITTO Fellowships are awarded mainly to nationals of developing countries. However, ITTO may award Fellowships to nationals of consumer developed countries when: (a) the activities for which the awards are made are carried out in Producer Member countries and the activities tend to benefit Producer Member countries; and/or (b) there is evidence of technology transfer for activities to be carried out in developed countries.

Deadlines

Deadline for receipt of the completed applications is:
19 February 2010 for fellowship activities that will start after 1 Julyy 2010.
Applicants are advised that fellowship activities should begin no sooner than 1 July 2010
Application
Application forms and information notes are available in English, French, and Spanish. Please download the documents from the ITTO Website: http://www.itto.int or request them by e-mail at fellowship@itto.int or by post. Please submit a completed application with all required documents together by e-mail to fellow-application@itto.int or by post to the following address.

Contact

ITTO Fellowship Programme
International Tropical Timber Organization
Pacifico-Yokohama 5F, 1-1-1, Minato-Mirai, Nishi-ku
Yokohama 220-0012, JAPAN
Tel: (81-45) 223-1110 Fax: (81-45) 223-1111
E-mail: fellowship@itto.int (for enquiries)
fellow-application@itto.int (for submitting applications)

Scholarship Source : http://www.itto.int




 

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