Showing posts with label European Scholarships. Show all posts
Showing posts with label European Scholarships. Show all posts

British Chevening Scholarships for International Students

Brief description:
Chevening Scholarships are the UK government’s global scholarship programme, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations. The programme offers awards to outstanding scholars with leadership potential from around the world to study for a master’s degree in any subject at any UK university.
Host Institution(s):
Any university in the UK
Level/Field(s) of study:
Masters Degree Programme in any subject at any UK university
Number of Awards:
Around 1500 scholarships globally will be offered.
Target group:
The scholarships are targeted to citizens of Chevening-eligible countries.  See the official website for complete list of countries eligible for Chevening scholarships.
Scholarship value/inclusions:
A Chevening Scholarship normally covers university tuition fees, a monthly stipend, travel costs to and from the UK, an arrival allowance, a homeward departure allowance, the cost of one visa application, and a travel grant to attend Chevening events in the UK.
Eligibility:
To be eligible for a Chevening Scholarship you must:
•  Be a citizen of a Chevening-eligible country.
•  Return to your country of citizenship for a minimum of two years after your scholarship has ended
•  Have an undergraduate degree that will enable you to gain entry to a post-graduate programme at a UK university. This is typically equivalent to an upper second-class 2:1 honours degree in the UK
•  Have at least two years’ work experience
•  Apply to three different eligible UK university courses and have received an unconditional offer from one of these choices by 13 July 2017
•  Meet the Chevening English language requirement by 13 July 2017
Application instructions:
Applications for Chevening Awards can only be submitted using the Chevening online application system, available through the ‘apply’ button on your country’s page. Applications close on  7 November 2017 at 12:00 GMT (midday UK time).
It is important to visit your individual country page at the official website for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
Website:
Official Scholarship Website:  http://www.chevening.org/
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Rhodes Scholarships at Oxford University for International Students

Brief description:
The Rhodes Scholarships are postgraduate awards supporting exceptional all-round students at the University of Oxford. Established in the will of Cecil Rhodes in 1902, the Rhodes is the oldest and perhaps the most prestigious international scholarship program in the world.
Host Institution(s):
Oxford University in UK
Level/Fields of study:
Subject to limited restrictions, Rhodes Scholars may study any full-time postgraduate degree at the University of Oxford.
Number of Scholarships:
A class of 95 Scholars is selected each year
Target group:
Students from Australia, Bermuda, Canada, China, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Jamaica & the Commonwealth Caribbean, Kenya, Malaysia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Southern Africa (including South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia and Swaziland), Syria, Jordan, Lebanon and Palestine (SJLP), United Arab Emirates, United States, West Africa (new from 2018), Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Scholarship value/inclusions/duration:
A Rhodes Scholarship covers all University and College fees, a personal stipend and one economy class airfare to Oxford at the start of the Scholarship, as well as an economy flight back to the student’s home country at the conclusion of the Scholarship.
The basic tenure of the scholarship is two years, subject always, and at all times, to satisfactory academic performance and personal conduct.
Eligibility:
The following eligibility criteria apply to all applicants for the Rhodes Scholarships:
• Citizenship & residency: Each applicant must fulfil the citizenship and residency requirements of the Rhodes constituency for which they are applying.  Please check the detailed information carefully via the country links.
• Age: Age limits vary between constituencies and range from a minimum age limit of 18 to a maximum of 28 by 1 October of the year following selection. In most constituencies, the age limit is 24 or 25. Please check carefully the specific age requirements for your constituency before applying.  Successful candidates will arrive in Oxford the October following the selection process.  The Scholarship may not normally be deferred.
• Education: All applicants must have achieved academic standing sufficiently advanced to assure completion of a bachelor’s degree by the October following election. Academic standing must be sufficiently high to ensure admission to the University of Oxford, which has very competitive entry requirements, and to give confidence that Rhodes Scholars will perform to a high academic standard in Oxford. Individual constituencies may specify a 1st or equivalent.  Some constituencies require an undergraduate degree to have been taken within the constituency of application.
Application instructions:
Depending on the country, applications will open either 1 June or 1 July 2017.
All candidates for the Scholarship should read the information about the Scholarships applicable globally, and then proceed to their country-specific page to read the application criteria, eligibility requirements, and deadline specific to their country.
Applications for Rhodes Scholarships open during the spring and summer of the preceding year. Deadline varies per country but is around July-October of the preceding year you wish to study.
It is important to read the how to apply page and visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
Website:
Official Scholarship Website: http://www.rhodeshouse.ox.ac.uk/

Netherlands Fellowship Programme

Brief description:
The Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP) promote capacity building within organisations in 51 countries by providing fellowships for training and education for professionals. The NFP offers fellowships for qualified Master studies, PhD studies, or short courses offered at participating Dutch Universities.
Host Institution(s):
Dutch Universities that offer NFP qualified programmes/courses.
Level/Field(s) of study:
NFP-qualified Masters Programme, PhD programmes or Short Courses. Find a course/programme at this link then contact the Dutch higher education institution that offers that course to find out whether it is NFP-qualified.
Target group:
The NFP is meant for professionals who are nationals of and work and live in one of the 51 NFP countries. The chances of obtaining an NFP fellowship increase if you live and work in Sub-Saharan Africa and/or if you are a woman.
Scholarship value/inclusions:
An NFP fellowship is intended to supplement the salary that the fellow should continue to receive during the study period. The allowance is a contribution towards the costs of living, the costs of tuition fees, visas, travel, insurance and thesis research. If applicable, the fellowship holder is expected to cover the difference between the actual costs and the amount of the personal NFP allowances.
Eligibility:
To be eligible you:
• must be a national of, and working and living in one of the countries on the NFP country list;
• must have an employer’s statement that complies with the format EP-Nuffic has provided. All information must be provided and all commitments that are included in the format must be endorsed in the statement;
• must not be employed by an organisation that has its own means of staff-development. Organisations that are considered to have their own means for staff development are for example:
– multinational corporations (e.g. Shell, Unilever, Microsoft),
– large national and/or a large commercial organisations,
– bilateral donor organisations (e.g. USAID, DFID, Danida, Sida, Dutch ministry of Foreign affairs, FinAid, AusAid, ADC, SwissAid),
– multilateral donor organisations, (e.g. a UN organisation, the World Bank, the IMF, Asian Development Bank, African Development Bank, IADB),
– international NGO’s (e.g. Oxfam, Plan, Care);
• must have an official and valid passport;
• must not receive more than one fellowship for courses that take place at the same time;
• must have a government statement that meets the requirements of the country in which the employer is established (if applicable).
Application instructions:
You need to apply directly with a Dutch higher education institution of your choice. Contact the Dutch higher education institution which offers the NFP-qualified course of your choice for application procedures. Deadline varies depending on the course and the University. You can see the deadline overview at this link.
It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
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Maastricht University Holland High Potential Scholarships for International Students

Brief description:
The Holland High Potential Scholarship is intended for excellent students from outside the European Union/European Economic Area (EU/EEA) who wish to do a master’s or a professional education programme at Maastricht University.
The Holland High Potential Scholarship consists of a High Potential Scholarship combined with a Holland Scholarship.
Host Institution(s):
Maastricht University, Netherlands
Field of study:
Any full-time UM master’s programme
Number of Awards:
Not specified.
Target group:
International students from a country outside the EU/EEA.
Scholarship value/inclusions:
The scholarship covers living expenses (€10,500), insurance (€520), visa costs (€311), and tuition fee (€13,000 or €17,500).
The High Potential scholarship is awarded for the duration of the Master’s programme – 12 months in the case of a one-year master’s programme and 24 months in the case of a two-year master’s programme.
Eligibility:
All candidates must meet the following requirements:
  • • You come from a country outside the EU/EEA and meet the requirements for obtaining an entry visa and residence permit for the Netherlands.
  • • You are applying for a full-time master’s programme at Maastricht University.
  • • You meet the specific admission requirements of Maastricht University.
  • • You have never studied at an education institution in the Netherlands.
  • • You are not over 35 years of age at the start of the 2017/18 academic year.
  • • You obtained excellent results during your prior education programmes, as demonstrated by your latest grade transcript. If several applicants are equally qualified, the University will give preference to applicants whose transcript(s) demonstrate that they are among the top 5% of the 2017/18 scholarship programme applicants.
Application instructions:
Applications are currently closed.
To apply for the scholarship, you must register first for a Master’s Programme (MA) at Maastricht University.  Once you are accepted to your MA programme, you will receive a student ID number which you will use to login into MyUM. You must then fill out, print, sign, and scan the completed application form and submit this together with supporting documents in MyUMThe application deadline is  1 February 2017.
It is important to visit the official website (link found below) to access the application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
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Nottingham Developing Solutions Scholarships, UK - 2017

Brief description:
The Developing Solutions Scholarships are designed for international students who want to pursue a Master’s Degree in the University of Nottingham and make a difference to the development of their home country.
Host Institution(s):
University of Nottingham in United Kingdom
Level and Field(s) of study:
Full-time Masters Degree Programmes, including MRes, at Nottingham for September 2017 in an area of study within the following faculties:
• Faculty of Engineering
• Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences
• Faculty of Science
• Faculty of Social Science
Number of Awards:
105 scholarships – 30x 100% tuition fee and 75x of 50% towards tuition fee
Target group:
Nationals (or permanently domiciled in) of Africa, India, or one of the countries of the Commonwealth* listed below:
*Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Falkland Islands, Fiji, Gibraltar, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Kiribati, Malaysia, Maldives, Montserrat, Nauru, Nepal, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Pitcairn Islands, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, St Helena, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tristan da Cunha, Turks and Caicos Islands, Tuvalu, Vanuatu
Scholarship value/inclusions:
50-100% support towards tuition fee.
Eligibility:
You can apply for this scholarship if you:
• are a national of (or permanently domiciled in) Africa, India or one of the countries of the Commonwealth (*see above) AND
•  are classed as an overseas student for fee purposes AND
•  have not already studied outside of your home country AND
• are not currently studying at a University of Nottingham campus or are not a University of Nottingham graduate AND
•  hold an offer to start a full-time masters degree programme, including MRes, at Nottingham for September 2017 in an area of study within the: Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Faculty of Science, and the Faculty of Social Science.
Application instructions:
Applicants must first have applied for and obtained an offer of study at Nottingham for September or October 2017 before they can apply for the scholarship.   Application for admission to study at Nottingham should be received at least six weeks before the scholarship closing date to allow time for the Admissions office to process the application and confirm your offer, before you can apply for the scholarship. Scholarship applications are done online before 24 March 2017 (12 midday UK time).
It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
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UEA Scholarship for African Students in Uinted Kingdom

Brief description:
University of East Anglia is offering Lord Walston Scholarship for African applicants working in natural resource based projects. The scholarship is awarded to study MA Agriculture and Rural Development, the M.Sc Environment and International Development or the M.Sc Climate Change and International Development.
Host Institution(s):
University of East Anglia
Level/Field(s) of study:
Scholarship is awarded to study MA Agriculture and Rural Development, the MSc Environment and International Development or the MSc Climate Change and International Development.
Number of Awards:
N/A
Target group:
All applicants from Africa.
Scholarship value/inclusions/duration:
Scholarships cover tuition and college fees in full plus maintenance (living) allowance.
Eligibility/Selection Criteria:
Scholarship may be available, on the basis of academic excellence, for applicants from Africa who are working in natural resource based projects (agriculturalist/natural resource) applying for a place on the MA Agriculture and Rural Development, the M.Sc Environment and International Development or the M.Sc Climate Change and International Development.
Application instructions:
All eligible candidates to whom the School have made an offer are automatically considered for nomination. You do, however, need to apply before March 31, 2017 for your course if you wish to be considered for the scholarship.
It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
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Clarendon Fund Scholarships at University of Oxford, United Kingdom

Brief description:
The Clarendon Fund is a major graduate scholarship scheme at the University of Oxford, offering around 140 new scholarships every year. Clarendon Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic excellence and potential across all degree-bearing subjects at graduate level at the University of Oxford.
Host Institution(s):
University of Oxford in United Kingdom
Level/Field(s) of study:
All degree-bearing courses at graduate level are eligible. This encompasses all full-time and part-time master’s and all DPhil courses.
Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma courses are not eligible for this scholarship.
Number of Awards:
Approximately 140 scholarships are offered every year.
Target group:
All students including international students
Scholarship value/inclusions/duration:
All Clarendon Scholarships cover tuition and college fees in full.
Scholars on a full-time course receive a generous annual grant for living costs – which will be at least £14,296 for 2017-18. Scholars on a part-time course receive a study support grant to help cover their non-fee costs.
The scholarships are normally offered for the full period for which you are liable to pay tuition fees to the University, which is usually the same as the length of your course.
Eligibility/Selection Criteria:
Clarendon Scholarships are awarded on the basis of outstanding academic merit and potential to graduate students from all around the world. Scholarships are tenable in all subject areas and are open to candidates who apply for a new master’s or DPhil course by the January admissions deadline.
Application instructions:
If you apply for a full- or part-time master’s or DPhil course at Oxford by the January deadline for your course, you will automatically be considered for a Clarendon Scholarship. You do not need to submit any additional documents specifically for the Clarendon Scholarships – there is no separate scholarship application form.   You do, however, need to apply before the January deadline (6 January or 20 January 2017) for your course if you wish to be considered for the scholarship.
It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
Website:
Official Scholarship Website: http://www.clarendon.ox.ac.uk/

Amsterdam Excellence Scholarships (AES), Netherlands

Brief description:
The Amsterdam Excellence Scholarships (AES) awards scholarships to exceptionally talented students from outside Europe to pursue eligible Master’s Programmes offered at the University of Amsterdam.
Host Institution(s):
University of Amsterdam in Netherlands
Level/Field(s) of study:
Eligible English-Taught Masters Programme offered in the following faculties:
Number of Scholarships:
Not specified
Target group:
Non-EU/EEA International Students
Scholarship value/inclusions/duration:
The AES is a full scholarship of €25,000 (covering tuition and living expenses) for one academic year with the possibility of extension for a second year for two-year Master’s programmes.
Eligibility:
Non-EU students from any discipline who graduated in the top 10% of their class may apply. Selection is on the basis of academic excellence, ambition and the relevance of the selected Master’s programme to a student’s future career.
Application instructions:
Applications are made through the Admissions Offices of the Graduate Schools. You can find the specific eligibility requirements, selection criteria and application instructions on the Graduate School websites. Deadlines for the AES differ per Graduate School but is either 15 January 2017 or 1 February 2017 (this is earlier than the application deadline for most of the Master’s programmes).
It is important to visit the official website (link found below) and specific faculty websites (link found under fields of study) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
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VLIR-UOS Masters and Training Scholarships in Belgium (2017) for Developing Countries

Brief description:
VLIR-UOS awards scholarships to students from 31 eligible countries in Africa, Asia and Latin-America, to follow an English-taught training or master programme at a Flemish university or university college in Belgium.
Host Institution(s):
Participating Belgian Flemish university or university college
Fields of study/Programmes:
English Taught Training and Master’s Programme at participating Belgian Universities
Number of Awards:
Not specified.
Target group:
Africa: Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, DR Congo, Ethiopia, Guinea, Cameroon, Kenya, Madagascar, Mali, Morocco, Mozambique, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Niger
Asia: Cambodia, Philippines, Indonesia, Palestinian Territories, Vietnam
Latin America: Bolivia, Cuba, Ecuador, Guatemala, Haiti, Nicaragua, Peru, Suriname
Scholarship value/inclusions:
VLIR-UOS only provides full scholarships for the total duration of the training or Master. The scholarships cover allowance, accommodation, insurance, international travel and tuition fee. Read more at this link.
Eligibility Requirements:
You can only apply for a scholarship if you meet the following requisites:
Nationality and Country of Residence
A candidate should be a national and resident of one of the 31 countries of the VLIR-UOS country list for scholarships (not necessarily the same country) at the time of application.
Age
The maximum age for an ICP candidate is 35 years for an initial masters and 40 years for an advanced masters. The maximum age for an ITP candidate is 45 years. The candidate cannot succeed this age on January 1 of the intake year.
Professional background and experience
VLIR-UOS gives priority to candidates who are employed in academic institutions, research institutes, governments, social economy or NGO’s, or aim a career in one of these sectors. However, also candidates employed in the profit sector (ICP and ITP) or newly graduated candidates without any work experience (ICP) can be eligible for the scholarship.
The ITP candidate should have relevant professional experience and a support letter confirming (re)integration in a professional context where the acquired knowledge and skills will be immediately applicable.
See the full eligibility and selection criteria at this link.

Application instructions:
Applications to some programmes are open while most programmes will start to open in the coming months.
To apply for a scholarship, you first need to apply for the training or Master programme. Applications submitted by the candidates to VLIR-UOS directly will not be considered!
To apply for a training or Master programme, visit the website of the training or Master programme of your interest. In the programme application, you can mention whether you wish to apply for a scholarship.The deadline varies and are determined by the Master’s or Training programme.
It is important to visit the websites of  the specific Training or Master’s Programme you have chosen for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
Website:
Official Scholarship Website: http://www.vliruos.be/6323.aspx

Swedish Institute Study Scholarships, 2017

Scholarship description:
The Swedish Institute Study Scholarships (SISS) are awarded to students from selected countries for full-time master’s level studies in Sweden starting in the Autumn semester 2017.
Host Universities/Institutions:
Swedish Higher Education Institutions and Swedish Universities
Level/Field(s) of study:
A list of eligible master programmes for the academic year 2017/2018 will be available at the official website as of late November 2016.
Number of Scholarships:
An estimated 275 scholarships will be available.
Target group:
Students from SISS-eligible countries.
Scholarship value/inclusions/duration:
The scholarship covers tuition fees, living expenses of SEK 9,000 per month, insurance, and a one-time travel grant of SEK 15,000 (only for scholarship holders from countries on the DAC list of ODA recipients). There are no additional grants for family members.
The scholarship covers the whole duration of the master’s programme (one or two academic years).
Eligibility:
Applicants must be from an eligible country and have at least 3,000 hours of experience from full-time/part-time employment, voluntary work, paid/unpaid internship, and/or position of trust. Applicants must display academic qualifications and leadership experience. In addition, applicants should show an ambition to make a difference by working with issues which contribute to a just and sustainable development in their country, in a long term perspective.
Read more about the eligibility criteria at the official website.
Application instructions:
The first step of the application process will open on 1 December 2016.
To be considered for a scholarship you must complete your separate application to the master’s programme(s) before 16 January 2017 by using the national online application service universityadmissions.se. To be considered for a scholarship in the second step of the scholarship application, you must also pay your university admissions application fee before the deadline for receipt of the fee by 1 February 2017.
The application process consists of two steps. The first step will take place 1 December 2016 – 16 January 2017 through an online application form. Successful candidates will be notified by the end of January 2017 (preliminary date: 25 January 2017) and asked to submit a detailed application for the second step from 1 – 10 February 2017.
It is important to read the application procedure and visit the official website for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
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IO-MBA Program Scholarships at University of Geneva

Brief description:
The IO-MBA program and the University of Geneva have introduced a new scholarship program in September 2016 entering into force from the 2017-2018 intake. This scholarship program has the objective to encourage and facilitate the participation of candidates coming from abroad to Geneva, candidates coming from low and middle income countries as well as candidates working in a Nonprofit Organization.
Host Institution(s):
University of Geneva, Switzerland
Level/Field of study:
International Organizations Master’s in Business Administration
Number of Awards:
Not specified
Target group:
International candidates, candidates from developing countries, and candidates working in a Nonprofit organization.
Scholarship value/inclusions:
The scholarship amount varies from 5,000-7,900 CHF
Eligibility:
Geneva University Accommodation Scholarship
Based on a combination of academic merit and financial need. This scholarship is depending on the availability of rooms and granted on a ‘first come first serve’ basis.
IO-MBA Scholarship
Based on a combination of academic merit and financial need. This scholarship is depending on the availability of funds.
Priority Countries Scholarship
‘Statement of honor’ describing your personal financial situation, copy of your passport, proof of residence. This scholarship is depending on the availability of funds.
Scholarship for Partner IOs & NGOs
Statement from the employer attesting your place of work.
Application instructions:
Each type of scholarship is available on a limited number and candidates who are willing to apply for it are encouraged to submit their application by 15 November (Round 1). Candidates can apply for two types of scholarships at the same time, knowing that the Admission Committee will grant, if possible, the most beneficial scholarship.
It is important to visit the official website  for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
Website:
Official Scholarship Website: http://iomba.ch/financial-aid-scholarships/
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