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

Adelaide Scholarships International (ASI) 2017

Brief description:
The University of Adelaide offers Adelaide Scholarships International (ASI) to attract high quality overseas postgraduate students to areas of research strength in the University of Adelaide to support its research effort.
Host Institution(s):
University of Adelaide, Australia
Level/Field(s) of study:
Any Masters degree by Research or Doctoral Research Degree offered at the University
Number of Scholarships:
Limited.
Target group:
International students (except New Zealand)
Scholarship value/inclusions/duration:
The scholarship includes course tuition fees, annual living allowance ($26,288 in 2016), and overseas student health cover (if award holder holds a subclass 500 visa).
The scholarship is awarded for two years for a Masters degree by Research and three years for a Doctoral research degree (an extension is possible for doctoral programs only),
Eligibility:
In order to be eligible, applicants are required to have successfully completed at least the equivalent of an Australian First Class Honours degree (this is a four year degree with a major research project in the final year). All qualifying programs of study must be successfully completed.  Scholarships will be awarded on academic merit and research potential. Extra-curricular achievements are not considered.
International applicants must not hold a research qualification regarded by the University of Adelaide to be equivalent to an Australian Research Doctorate degree or, if undertaking a Research Masters degree, not hold a research qualification regarded by the University of Adelaide to be equivalent to or higher than an Australian Research Masters degree.
International applicants who have not provided evidence of their meeting the minimum English language proficiency requirements for direct entry by the scholarship closing date, or who have completed a Pre-Enrolment English Program to meet the entry requirements for the intended program of study, are not eligible.
Candidates are required to enrol in the University of Adelaide as ‘international students’ and must maintain ‘international student’ status for the duration of their enrolment in the University. Citizens and Permanent Residents of Australia, and citizens of New Zealand are ineligible.
See the official website (link found below) for complete eligibility criteria.
Application instructions:
To apply, you must submit a formal application for Admission and a Scholarship via the online application system.  There is no application fee. The next deadline is 31 August 2017 for Semester 1, 2018.
It is important to visit the official website (link found below) to access the online application system and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
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Australian Government Research Training Program (AGRTP) International Scholarships at University of Flinders

Brief description:
The Australian Government Research Training Program (AGRTP) Scholarships (International) are specifically intended to support international students to undertake a research higher degree at Flinders University.
Host Institution(s):
Flinders University, Australia
Level/Field(s) of study:
Full-time research higher degree (Research Doctorate degree or Research Masters degree) offered at the University
Number of Awards:
Up to 10
Target group:
Citizens of any overseas country except New Zealand
Scholarship value/inclusions/duration:
The scholarship covers the international student tuition fees, a generous living allowance paid at the rate of $26,682 (2017 rate), and an establishment allowance of up to $1,485 to assist with relocation costs and airfares.
The scholarship is tenable for up to three years for a Research Doctorate degree and up to two years for a Research Masters degree.
Eligibility:
• Applicants must satisfy the University’s academic entry requirements for a Masters degree by research or Doctorate by research.
• Applicants are required to have successfully completed at least the equivalent of an Australian First Class Hons degree (this is a four year degree with a major research project in the final year)
• Applicants must meet the English proficiency levels set by Flinders University for international students at the time of application. Students for whom English is a foreign language will need to provide evidence of their English language competence.
• Applicants must not hold an equivalent research higher degree qualification. Applications are only open to students commencing a research higher degree in Australia for the first time.
• Applicants must not hold Australian citizenship, Australian permanent resident status or New Zealand citizenship.
Please see the conditions of award for full eligibility criteria.
Application instructions:
Applications will open on 14 June 2017.
The closing date for applications is 11 August 2017. It is important to read the 2018 AGRTS Conditions of Award and 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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University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowships

Brief description:
The University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowships (UMGF) are merit-based awards that are open to students of any nationality who will be registered as full-time graduate students (Masters or PhD) at the University of Manitoba.
Host Institution(s):
University of Manitoba, Canada
Field(s) of study:
Any graduate degree programs offered by the University  (except those in the Faculty of Medicine and in the Master of Business Administration – MBA).
Target group:
All students regardless of citizenship are eligible to apply.
Scholarship value/inclusions:
The value of these fellowships is $18,000 (Ph.D.) and is $14,000 (Master’s) for a 12 month period.  Students are eligible to receive the UMGF for the first 24 months of their Master’s program and the first 48 months of their PhD program.


Eligibility:
Academic standing: Students with a minimum GPA of 3.75 (above B+) at a recognized university based on a Bachelor, Masters, Graduate Diploma or a Doctoral degree. Please use admissions criteria in calculating GPA, i.e., last 60 credit hours or equivalent.
Citizenship: All students regardless of citizenship are eligible to apply.
Fields of study: Students in all fields of graduate study (with the exception of those in the Faculty of Medicine and in the Master of Business Administration [MBA]) are eligible to apply.
You must also meet the specific eligibility criteria set by the Department/Faculty, if any.
Application instructions:
Please check with your department/faculty for details on how to be considered for a UMGF. Deadline varies per faculty.
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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Melbourne Research Scholarships (MRS) Australia - 2017

Brief description:
Established by the University of Melbourne, this scholarship is available to high achieving domestic and international students undertaking a Master by research degree or Doctoral degree.
Host Institution(s):
University of Melbourne, Australia
Field of study:
Any eligible graduate research degree offered at University of Melbourne
Number of Awards:
About 300
Target group:
Domestic and International students


Scholarship value/inclusions:
The benefits of the Melbourne Research Scholarship vary depending on your circumstance and may include one or more of the following: living allowance, relocation grant, thesis allowance , and limited paid sick, maternity and parenting leave.  See the full scholarship benefits.
Eligibility:
To be considered for a Graduate Research Scholarship, you must have applied for and meet the entry requirements for a Master by research or Doctoral degree at the University of Melbourne, or be currently enrolled in a research degree at the University of Melbourne.
Application instructions:
If you are a new student and have applied for a Graduate Research Degree by the relevant closing date, you will be automatically considered for the Graduate Research Scholarships. The University assesses applications for scholarships on an ongoing basis. For specific closing dates, refer to the relevant faculty/school.
It is important to read the Graduate Research Scholarships Terms and Conditions visit the official website to access the application form for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
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Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarships in Australia for International Students - 2017

Brief description:
The Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarship provides financial support for international applicants to undertake a postgraduate qualification at a Masters or PhD level either by coursework or research in any field in Australia for up to four years.
Host Institution(s):
Universities or Higher Educations Institutions in Australia.
Level/Field(s) of Study:
Masters or PhD level either by coursework or research in any field of study
Number of Awards:
Not specified.
Target group:
Americas: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, United States of America, Uruguay, Venezuela
Asia: Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, China (People’s Republic), Hong Kong SAR, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea (Republic of Korea – South), Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Vietnam
The Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago


Europe: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France (including Reunion), Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Kingdom (including Northern Ireland)
Middle East: Afghanistan, Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
Pacific: Fiji, French Polynesia, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia (Federated states), Nauru, New Caledonia, New Zealand* (including Cook Islands, Niue and Tokelau), Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Wallis and Futuna
Scholarship value/inclusions/duration:
The scholarship value is up to $140,500 (Masters) or $272,500 (PhD). It includes travel allowance ($AUD 3,000), establishment allowance ($AUD 4,000), monthly stipend ($AUD 3,000; up to maximum programme duration on a pro-rata basis).  Health and travel insurance will also be provided for international recipients.
Endeavour Scholarship recipients will also receive tuition fees paid up to the maximum study/research duration on a pro-rata basis. Tuition includes student service and amenities fees.
The duration of the scholarship is up to 2 years for a Masters and up to 4 years for a PhD.
Eligibility:
To be eligible to receive an Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarship, applicants must:
•  be aged 18 years or over at the commencement of their programme
•  be a citizen and/or permanent resident of a participating country (see above)
• commence their proposed programme after 1 January 2018 and no later than 30 November 2018. Applicants who have already commenced or will commence their intended programme prior to 2017 are not eligible to apply
•  provide all relevant supporting documentation
• not currently hold or have completed, since 1 January 2016, an Australian Government sponsored scholarship and/or fellowship (directly administered to recipients by the Australian Government)
•  not apply for a category in which they have already completed an Endeavour Scholarship or Fellowship.
Application instructions:
As part of the eligibility requirements, International Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarship applicants must attach a formal admission letter from their proposed Australian institution. A conditional admission letter will be accepted at the time of application. Commencement must be for the 2018 academic year.
Applications are submitted through the Endeavour Online (EOL) system. Applications will  close at 11.59 pm (Australian Eastern Standard Time) on 30 June 2017.
It is important to read the 2018 Application Guidelines and visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
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Italian Government Scholarships for Foreign Students - 2017

Brief description:
The Italian Government awards scholarships for studying in Italy both to foreign citizens and Italian citizens resident abroad (IRE) for the Academic Year 2017-2018. The scholarships are offered for the following type of courses:
  • Second-level University courses (five-year degree/Master of Science) (Laurea specialistica/Laurea Magistrale 2° ciclo)
  • Master’s Degree courses (First and Second Level)
  • Ph.D Courses
  • Specialisation Schools
  • Research under academic supervision
  • Courses of Higher Education in Arts, Music and Dance (AFAM); Scuola Internazionale di Liuteria di Cremona; Scuola di Alta Formazione e Studio (SAF) of the Istituto Superiore per la Conservazione ed il Restauro (ISCR); Scuola Nazionale di Cinema
  • Courses of Italian language and culture
  • Training/refresher courses for Teachers of Italian language
Host Institution(s):
The scholarships are offered to carry out study, training and research projects in Italian Higher Education Institutes (State-owned institutions or institutions legally recognized by the relevant State authorities)
Field(s) of Study:


Eligible field(s) of study offered by participating Italian Universities.
Target Group:
Students from countries included in the Recipient Country List.
Scholarship value/duration:
The scholarship duration can be three, six, or nine months.
Normally, the scholarship holders are exempt from the payment of the university tuition fees, in accordance with existing regulations. However the Universities, as part of their autonomy, may not allow such exemption. Candidates are therefore recommended to contact the chosen Institution in order to be informed on eventual taxes or tuition fees.
For the sole period of the scholarships granted by the Italian Government, the scholarship-holders are covered by an insurance policy against illness and/or accident. Air tickets are not granted, except for Chilean citizens.
Detailed information regarding the scholarship offer, can be requested to the Italian Embassy or Italian Cultural Institute in the applicant’s country of citizenship.
Eligibility:
Academic qualifications
Foreign students or IREs may apply if they have the academic qualifications required for enrolling in the institution chosen.
Age limits 
Candidates may apply if aged between 18 and 36 years on the expiry date of this call for applications. For those who apply for the first year of a PhD program the maximum age limit is 33 years on the expiry date of this call for applications. Candidates may apply for training/refresher courses for Italian language teachers if aged between 18 and 45 years on the expiry date of this call for proposals.
Language skills and proficiency 
Candidates shall submit a certificate showing their knowledge and proficiency in the Italian language, starting from the B2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). The knowledge of the Italian language is not required for enrolling in the university courses fully provided in English.
Application Instructions:
Applications shall be sent only electronically, by accessing the “Portale borse online” from the MAECI website. All online applications must be submitted by midnight (Italian time) on 10 May 2017.
It is important the read the 2017/2018 Call for Applications and visit the official website to access the online application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
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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.
Website:
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New Zealand International Doctoral Research Scholarships

Brief description:
The NZIDRS, funded by the New Zealand Government and administered by Education New Zealand, provides scholarships for international students to undertake PhD study at a New Zealand university.
Host Institution(s):
New Zealand Universities: AUT University, Lincoln University, Massey University, University of Auckland, University of Canterbury, University of Otago, University of Waikato, Victoria University of Wellington
Level/Field(s) of study:
Relevant PhD Degree Programme in any discipline offered by participating Universities in New Zealand


Number of Scholarships:
About 8 awards
Target group:
International students who are not citizens or permanent residents of New Zealand or Australia.
Scholarship value/inclusions/duration:
The NZIDRS covers the following for a TOTAL of three years: university tuition fees and associated student levies, an annual living stipend of NZ$25,000 (tax-free), and medical insurance coverage up to NZ$600 annually.
Eligibility:
You must meet ALL five eligibility criteria. These criteria are non-negotiable.
  1. You must hold a minimum grade equivalent to a GPA of 3.7 on a 4.0 scale OR an A to A+ average in your most recent or highest post graduate tertiary qualification
  2. You must have a confirmed, non-conditional offer of place for a (direct-start) PhD programme at a New Zealand university
  3. If you have commenced your PhD studies in New Zealand, your start date must be after 1 July 2016
  4. You must conduct your PhD study in New Zealand (not from a distance)
  5. You must not hold citizenship or PR status in New Zealand or Australia.
Application instructions:
Please visit the Study In New Zealand webpage to apply for this scholarship. Deadline is 30 August 2017.
IMPORTANT NOTE: APPLY for the NZIDRS ONLY if you meet ALL eligibility criteria, if you can provide ALL required documents by the deadline, or  if your proposed research clearly aligns with the selection criteria.
It is important to visit the official website (link found below) to download the application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
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Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme for International Students

Brief description:
Established in 2009 by the Hong Kong Research Grants Council (RGC), the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme aims to attract outstanding students in the world to pursue their PhD degree programmes in Hong Kong’s institutions.
Host Institution(s):
The HKPF supports the awardees to pursue their PhD studies at UGC-funded institutions in Hong Kong:

Level/Field of study:
Eligible PhD Programmes offered by participating institutions. For details of PhD programmes offered by individual institutions, please refer to their respective websites (links found above).
Number of Awards:
More than 230 PhD Fellowships will be awarded in the 2017/18 academic year
Target group:
International students
Scholarship value/inclusions/duration:
The Fellowship provides an annual stipend of HK$240,000 (approximately US$30,000) and a conference and research-related travel allowance of HK$10,000 (approximately US$1,300) per year to each awardee for a period of up to three years.
Eligibility:
Those who are seeking admission as new full-time PhD students in UGC-funded institutions of Hong Kong, irrespective of their country of origin, prior work experience and ethnic background, should be eligible to apply.
Applicants should demonstrate outstanding qualities of academic performance, research ability/potential, communication and interpersonal skills, and leadership abilities.
Application instructions:
Eligible candidates should first make an Initial Application online through the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme Electronic System (HKPFSES) to obtain an HKPFS Reference Number by 1 December 2016 at Hong Kong Time 12:00:00 before submitting applications for PhD admission to their desired universities.
It is important to read the how to apply page and visit the official website and the specific websites of the participating institutions (links found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
Website:
Official Scholarship Website:  http://cerg1.ugc.edu.hk/hkpfs/index.html
Useful Links:

Commonwealth Scholarships for Developing Commonwealth Countries


Brief description:
Commonwealth Scholarships for Master’s and PhD study in the UK are offered for citizens of developing Commonwealth countries. These scholarships are funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID).
Host Institution(s):
You are requested to apply for a course of study at  UK universities with which the CSC has a part funding agreement.
Level and Field(s) of study:
Masters (one-year courses only) or PhD Programmes in all subject areas offered at participating UK Universities. The CSC’s selection criteria give priority to those applications that demonstrate strong relevance to development.
Number of Scholarships:
Approximately 300 of these scholarships are awarded each year.
Target group:
The scholarships are targeted to citizens of Developing Commonwealth Countries.
Scholarship value/inclusions:
Each Scholarship provides airfare to and from United Kingdom, tuition and examination fees, personal maintaining allowance, thesis grant (if applicable), initial arrival allowance, among others. Please see the 2017 Commonwealth Scholarship Prospectus for full scholarship benefits.
Eligibility:
To apply for the awards covered in this prospectus, candidates should:
• Be a Commonwealth citizen, refugee, or British protected person
• Be permanently resident in a developing Commonwealth country
• Be available to commence their academic studies in the United Kingdom by the start of the UK academic year in September/October 2017
• By October 2017, hold a first degree of upper second class Honours standard (or above); or a second class degree and a relevant postgraduate qualification (usually a Master’s degree).
Application instructions:
The CSC cannot accept any applications direct from candidates for these scholarships. All applications must be made through your nominating agency (or university/university body, if applicable) in your home country. You must check with them in the first instance for their specific advice and rules for applying, and for their own closing date for applications.
You must make your application using the CSC’s Electronic Application System (EAS), in addition to any other application form that you are required to complete by your nominating body. Your application must be submitted to and endorsed by one of the approved nominating bodies. All applications must be submitted by 23.59 (GMT) on 15 November 2016 at the latest.
It is important to read the 2017 Commonwealth Scholarship Prospectus and visit the official website (link found below) to access the EAS system and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
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Denmark Government Scholarships for Non-EU Students

Brief description:
The Denmark Government welcomes highly qualified and motivated international students from all over the world to study in Denmark. A number of scholarships are therefore offered each year by the Danish Ministry of Education to fund students from countries outside the European Union/ European Economic Area. The scholarships can be awarded for a full degree higher education programme.
Host Institution(s):
Participating Higher Education Institutions in Denmark
Fields of study:
Eligible full-time Higher Education Programmes offered at participating HEIs in Denmark
Number of Scholarships:
Limited
Target group:
Non EU/EEA International Students.
Scholarship value/inclusions:
The government scholarship consists of two parts and can be given as full or partial tuition fee waivers and/or grants towards covering your living costs.
However, as the scholarships are administered by the individual higher education institution, you should ask for further details at the institution of your choice.
Eligibility:
In order to be eligible to apply for a scholarship you have to be:
•  A citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU) and the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland.
•  Enrolled in a full degree higher education programme.
•  Granted a time-limited residence permit in Denmark due to education
Application instructions:
The scholarships are administered by the Danish institutions of higher education, each of which decides which students will receive a scholarship. For further information about the government scholarship, please consult the admission details of the higher education institution of your choice. The institution can also inform you about entry requirements, course descriptions, deadlines and student services.
Deadline varies depending on your choice University and study programme. Generally, the deadline falls around March-April for entry in September of the same year or around September-October for entry in February of the following year.
It is important to visit the website of your choice university and the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
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