Showing posts with label Scholarships in UK. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Scholarships in UK. Show all posts

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/

University of Bradford Global Development Scholarships - 2017

Brief description:
The University of Bradford Global Development Scholarships (formerly known as Countries in Crisis Scholarships) are intended to aid students in financial hardship due to the fact that they are domiciled in a country that is in crisis as a result of the political situation, war, natural disaster etc.
Host Institution(s):
University of Bradford, United Kingdom
Field(s) of study:
Any full-time Master’s Programme (except MBA) offered at University of Bradford
Target group:
Students from the following list of countries are invited to apply for these scholarships. However in extreme circumstances applications from students from other countries will be considered by the panel.


Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Burundi, Burma/Myanmar, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Colombia, Congo (Peoples Republic), Congo, Democratic Republic, Djibouti, Timor Leste (East Timor), Egypt, United Arab Republic of Eritrea, Ethiopia, Georgia, Guinea, Haiti, Honduras, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Cote D’Ivoire (Ivory Coast), Kenya, Korea (North), Democratic Peoples Republic of Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar – Malagasy Republic, Malawi, Maldive Islands, Mauritania, Mozambique, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestine -West Bank – Gaza Strip inc E Jerusa, Russian Federation, Sierra Leone, Somali Democratic Republic, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Syrian Arab Republic, Tanzania, United Republic of Uganda, Yemen, Republic of, Zambia, Zimbabwe
*Students from Pakistan will be considered under the Bestway Foundation Scholarship Scheme.
Scholarship value/inclusions:
Each scholarship is worth approximately £25,000. The scholarship will cover full tuition fees and accommodation in The Green plus £4,200 per annum living costs to be paid in three instalments – October, January and April.
Eligibility:
To be considered for a place on one of the Master’s courses, you will need to have achieved (or be about to achieve) the minimum level of degree qualification specified for your country (see official website).
You will also need to meet the University’s English Language requirements.  You must now already have the required English qualifications to be able to study your chosen course, the University will not be able to consider your application unless you meet these requirements.
Application instructions:
You no longer need to have secured an offer to study at Bradford before you apply for this scholarship. However you must already have completed your undergraduate degree and know your results to be able to apply.  Please apply for the scholarship before applying for a place on a course if you will be reliant upon the scholarship to cover your fees and living expenses. To apply, you must submit the online application form by 15 May 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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Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships for Developing Commonwealth Countries

Brief description:
The Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships support candidates to study distance learning Master’s degree courses that are either offered in partnership with universities in developing countries, or delivered directly by UK institutions.
Host Institution(s) and Online Courses offered:
Number of Scholarships:
Not specified.


Target group:
Nationals of Commonwealth Developing Countries
Scholarship value/inclusions:
Please check with the University/Institution about the value of this scholarship.
Eligibility:
To apply for the scholarship, you must:
• Be a citizen of a developing Commonwealth country, refugee, or British protected person
• Be permanently resident in a developing Commonwealth country
• Hold a first degree of at least upper second class (2:1) standard. A lower qualification and sufficient relevant experience may be considered in certain cases
Note: You must also meet the specific eligibility requirements of the course you are interested in.
Application instructions:
Before applying to the scholarship, you should apply to study an eligible Master’s course at a UK university that is participating in the Distance Learning Scholarship scheme. You must check with your UK university for their specific advice, admission requirements, and rules for applying. Most universities may require you to complete their own admissions application form as well, which may have a separate closing date.
To apply for the Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarship, you must make your application using the CSC’s Electronic Application System (EAS). All applications must be submitted by 23:59 (BST) on 12 May 2017.
It is important to read the Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships 2017 Terms and Conditions and visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship. All enquiries about these scholarships should be directed to the university to which you wish to apply.
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Related Link: List of Online Degree Scholarships

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/

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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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  8 November 2016 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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University of Newcastle Postgraduate Research Scholarships

Brief description:
Prospective and current research students are eligible to apply for University and Commonwealth Government scholarships, which are awarded during two rounds to domestic and international applicants.
Host Institution(s):
University of Newcastle, Australia
Level/Field(s) of study:
Eligible Masters by Research or PhD programme offered at University of Newcastle.
Number of  Scholarships:
Not specified.
Target group:
Domestic and international students
Scholarship value/inclusions/duration:
A scholarship funded by the University of Newcastle or the Commonwealth Government provides an annual living allowance $26, 288 per annum (2016 rate – indexed annually). The scholarship may also include:
  • • a relocation allowance (up to $2,020)
  • • a thesis allowance (up to $500)
  • • a full tuition fee scholarship (international students)
  • • overseas student health cover (OSHC) (international students)
PhD scholarships are for three years and Masters scholarships are for two years, less any tenure already completed towards a research degree.
Eligibility:
Eligibility criteria based on Commonwealth Government Scholarship Guidelines and candidates must:
  • • satisfy the English proficiency requirement (IELTS of at least 6.5)
  • • have a current offer of admission into a research higher degree.
  • • have completed at least four years of undergraduate study and have attained Honours Class 1 or equivalent and a high grade point average (GPA)
  • • be no more than two full-time equivalent years into their PhD (or one year for Masters) at the latest outcome date for the round in which they are applying.
Successful international scholarship candidates usually also have:
  • • A master degree with strong research component
  • • International peer reviewed research publication or research experience
Application instructions:
New applicants can apply for a scholarship at the same time as applying for admission. The next deadline for scholarship applications is 15 September 2016.
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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Westminster International Scholarships

Brief description:
Westminster International Scholarships are fully funded awards aimed at students from developing countries who wish to study a full-time Masters degree at the University.
Host Institution(s):
University of Westminster, United Kingdom
Level/Field of study:
Any full-time Master’s Programme offered at University of Westminster except MBA.
Number of Awards:
One (1)
Target group:
Citizens of developing and middle income countries
Scholarship value/inclusions:
Full tuition fee waivers, accommodation, living expenses and flights to and from London.
Eligibility:
You must be an international student from a developing country and hold an offer for a full-time Masters degree at University of Westminster.  The main criteria are First Class Honours degree, financial need and development potential.
Application instructions:
You should only apply for a scholarship once you have applied for admission and successfully been offered a place (either conditional or unconditional) on the course you wish to study.  To apply for a scholarship, you will need to complete the relevant scholarship application form.  The deadline for applications for entry in January 2017 is 14 October 2016.
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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Cambridge International Scholarships

Brief description:
The University of Cambridge will offer, via the Cambridge Trusts, the Cambridge International Scholarships to highest ranked international students undertaking PhD studies at the University. For UK and EU students, the Vice-Chancellor’s Awards is similarly offered.

Host Institution(s):
University of Cambridge in United Kingdom
Level/Field(s) of study:
Eligible research programmes leading to a PhD offered at the University
Number of Scholarships:
Not specified.
Target group:
International students from countries outside the EU (classified as ‘overseas’ for fees purposes).
Scholarship value/inclusions:
The scholarships pay the University Composition Fee and a maintenance allowance sufficient for a single person.
Eligibility:
A University Committee draws up one ranked list of all PhD candidates across all disciplines.  The only factors taken into consideration in agreeing this list are academic qualifications, references and research potential.  The financial situation of applicants does not affect the selection of scholarship winners.
Application instructions:
Applicants should submit the Graduate Application Form, ticking the box to apply to the Cambridge Trust and completing Sections B3 (Cambridge Trust Personal Statement) and B4 (Financial Details for the Cambridge Trust).
Applicants from countries outside the EU (classified as ‘overseas’ for fees purposes) who wish to start their PhDs in 2017-18 must apply by 7 December 2016.
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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