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2018 MSc Scholarships for Developing Countries at Harper Adams University in UK

The Harper Adams University is inviting applications for Marshal Papworth Scholarships. These scholarships are available for students from developing countries who have applied to study MSc programme.

The Harper Adams University is a public university located close to the village of Edgmond, near Newport, in Shropshire, UK. Established in 1901, the university is a specialist provider of higher education for the agricultural and rural sector.

If English is not your first language, then you will need to show that your English language skills are at a high enough level to succeed in your studies.

Scholarship Description:

  • Application Deadline: March 5, 2018
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing MSc programme.
  • Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to study the following programmes: MSc Integrated Pest Management MSc Entomology and MSc Agricultural Sciences and Production Systems.
  • Scholarship Award: The scholarship is offered in collaboration with Harper Adams University and offers a total scholarship amount of £23,350 which comprises of:
    £13,350 payment tuition fees
    £10,000 living expenses
  • Number of Scholarships: Not Known
  • Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

  • Eligible Countries: Students from developing countries are eligible to apply.
  • Entrance Requirements: Candidates must have a minimum of a distinction/2.1 honours degree and relevant field experience. For full eligibility criteria for each of the above courses, please click on the relevant link.
  • English Language Requirements: If English is not your first language then you will need to show that your English language skills are at a high enough level to succeed in your studies.

For more information please click here

Commonwealth Shared Scholarships for Students from Developing Countries to study in UK

Commonwealth Shared Scholarships are for candidates from least developed and lower middle income Commonwealth countries, for full-time Master’s study on selected courses, jointly supported by UK universities.

Funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), Commonwealth Shared Scholarships enable talented and motivated individuals to gain the knowledge and skills required for sustainable development, and are aimed at those who could not otherwise afford to study in the UK. These scholarships are offered under six themes:

  1. Science and technology for development
  2. Strengthening health systems and capacity
  3. Promoting global prosperity
  4. Strengthening global peace, security and governance
  5. Strengthening resilience and response to crises
  6. Access, inclusion and opportunity

Eligibility

To apply for these scholarships, you must:

  • Be a citizen of or have been granted refugee status by an eligible Commonwealth country, or be a British Protected Person
  • Be permanently resident in an eligible Commonwealth country
  • Be available to start your academic studies in the UK by the start of the UK academic year in September/October 2018
  • By October 2018, hold a first degree of at least upper second class (2:1) standard, or a second class degree and a relevant postgraduate qualification (usually a Master’s degree)
  • Not have studied or worked for one (academic) year or more in a high income country
  • Be unable to afford to study in the UK without this scholarship

 

Application Deadline: 23.59 (BST) on 17 April 2018

For more Information please click here 

Apply: 2018- 2019 WHO/TDR International Postgraduate Scholarship

Application Deadline: FRIDAY 30TH MARCH 2018.

The Office of Research, Innovation and Development (ORID) is pleased to announce a Call for Applications for the award of scholarships for One-year Masters studies in Public Health for the 2018/2019 academic year, funded under the WHO TDR International Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme.

The scheme provides scholarships for fulltime studies and is focused on courses relevant to a career in implementation research. Implementation Research is a growing field that supports the identification of health system bottlenecks and approaches to address them and is particularly useful in low- and middle-income countries where many health interventions do not reach those who need them the most.  The goal of this scheme is to enhance graduate training capacity and boost the number of researchers in low and middle-income countries

STUDY AREAS

Ten (10) Master’s scholarships will be offered under the programme for the 2018/2019 academic year in the following areas:

  • Master’s in Public Health
  • MSc Applied Health and Social Sciences

 

ELIGIBILITY

*Female candidates and candidates from less privileged regions or groups as well as candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Only applicants from low- and middle-income countries of WHO African Region are eligible.

Scholarship Benefits:

The scholarship is tenable at the University of Ghana, School of Public Health and covers:

  • One round return economy airfare between the home country of the student and Accra, Ghana.
  • Tuition and academic user facility fees;
  • Basic medical and accident insurance;
  • Monthly stipend to cover living expenses including accommodation equivalent to local living cost; and
  • Support for research project/thesis expenses during data collection. 

For more information please click here

Fully Funded to travel to London: 2018 British Councils’ Future Leaders Connect Program for emerging policy leaders Worldwide at House of Parliament in London

The Future Leaders Connect Programme aims to provide future leaders with skills and international networks which will improve their ability to make or influence policy changes, leading to long term impact on the social and economic development in their countries and beyond.

The project is being undertaken to support the development of future policy makers in key countries, aiming to help them become exceptional leaders. The Programme is run by the British Council, 10 Spring Gardens, London SW1A 2BN, United Kingdom.

  • To take part you must be aged 18-35 and be based in one of the participating countries – Canada, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Mexico, Morocco, Nigeria, Pakistan, Tunisia, UK and USA.
  • You should be able to demonstrate your policy knowledge and senior leadership potential in your application.
  • Applications from Egypt, India and USA are by invitation only.

Requirements:

  • You should be able to passionately explain how you want to make change in your country and how this links to your vision for global change.
  • You should have an understanding of policy and are interested in learning more about policy making.
  • You should be willing to engage in this long-term opportunity with the British Council to become a member of Future Leaders Connect and be committed to the network.
  • You are likely to be in your early to mid-career, aged between 18 and 35 (on Sunday 13 May 2018) and already have examples of when you have demonstrated leadership.
  • You will need to be based in one of our participating countries (Canada, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Mexico, Morocco, Nigeria, Pakistan, Tunisia, UK and USA) and be eligible to access a visa to come to the UK. Please be aware some of these countries have varying eligibility criteria. Applications from Egypt, India and USA are by invitation only.
  • We are looking for emerging leaders who are committed to support the development of their country through policy change, and so encourage those to apply who have good knowledge and strong networks in the country they are based in.
  • We are looking to find a diverse group of people with different experiences, ideas and backgrounds. The programme is fully accessible for those with disabilities.
  • Be able to speak English at IELTS level 6 or equivalent (this means you would need to generally have an effective command of the language despite some inaccuracies, inappropriate usage and misunderstandings. You can use and understand fairly complex language, particularly in familiar situations). You do not need the official qualification.
  • You cannot be currently employed by, or an immediate family member of, the British Council, Gradcore or the Møller Centre.

You must be able to travel to the UK, arriving on the 22 October 2018 and departing on the 1 November 2018 with a valid passport. If you believe there is any reason you may be denied a visa you may want to consider whether to submit an application, as the British Council is unable to facilitate or guarantee that you will receive a visa.

Benefits:

  • The costs of travel, accommodation and meals are covered by the British Council and the programme is fully accessible.
  • As a member of Future Leaders Connect, you will travel to the UK for nine days of advanced policy and leadership development at the University of Cambridge.
  • You will discuss today’s biggest global challenges in the UK Houses of Parliament, meet inspirational leaders and visit world renowned institutions.

For more information, click here

2018 Windle Trust International Postgraduate Scholarships for Africans to study in UK

Deadline: March 31, 2018
About the Scholarship:

Since 1988 we have supported over 1,000 students through our scholarships, around 600 students at postgraduate level and over 400 on undergraduate courses. In partnership with universities and various donors we provide scholarship opportunities to conflict affected students from Eastern and Central Africa at universities and colleges in the UK and Sudan.
We carefully select candidates of particular merit taking in to account not only academic ability but financial need, social disadvantage and those who have the potential and willingness to put their skills to use for the positive development of their communities.

Eligible Countries
We aim to enhance the knowledge, professional skills and capacity of refugees and others affected by conflict in South Sudan, Sudan, Uganda and Kenya, to be effective leaders and contribute to development in the communities in which they work in Africa. Many of those that we have supported are working in the public or private sectors, including international and national Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) as managers or practitioners in a wide range of sectors such as health, education, engineering, computing, communications, architecture and agriculture.
Eligibility
UK Postgraduate Scholarship Opportunities for Residents of Uganda will open on 15th February, 2018. Please read the information below but DO NOT APPLY for a scholarship until your relevant country advertisement appears on this page, or on the page of one our partner offices.
Applications are now closed for opportunities for postgraduate scholarships in the UK for residents of Kenya
If you meet our basic criteria to be considered please click here to be taken to an online application form when applications are open. Once you have started the application process you will have the opportunity to save a draft of your application form and log back in to make changes and upload supporting documents before you submit the form.
Opportunities for Sudanese residents will open later in 2018 or in early 2019. Please read the information below but DO NOT APPLY for a scholarship until your relevant country advertisement appears on this page, or on the page of one our partner offices.
For more general information about the Windle Trust International UK Scholarship Programme please see below.
For important information regarding WTI’s Anti Fraud and Corruption Policy, please see the document below. For Commonwealth Scholarship Applicants resident in Uganda or Kenya, please additionally refer to the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission Anti-Fraud Policy and Procedure below.

University of Sussex 2018-2019 Sports Scholarship Scheme to Study in the UK

Study in the UApplications are invited for Sports Scholarships Scheme at the University of Sussex. The scholarships are available to UK, EU and international students.

The University of Sussex is a plate-glass, public research university in Falmer, Sussex, England. Its campus is located within the South Downs National Park and is a short distance away from Central Brighton.

If English is not your first language then you will need to show that your English language skills are at a high enough level to succeed in your studies.

Scholarship Description:

  • Application Deadline: October 1, 2018
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing taught full-time master’s programme.
  • Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded
  • Scholarship Award: Recipients of the scholarship can receive up to £1,250 as well as a range of other benefits.
  • Number of Scholarships: Not Known
  • Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

  • Eligible Countries: The scholarships are available to UK, EU and international students.
  • Entrance Requirements:
    The University of Sussex Sports Scholarships Scheme provides three separate tiers of support to successful applicants. The level of support you receive is decided based on your application.
    Tier 1 – High-Performance Athlete Scheme – You will receive up to £1,250 per year
    Tier 2 – Performance Athlete Scheme – You will receive up to £750 per year
    Tier 3 – Development Athlete Scheme – You will receive up to £500 per year
  • English Language Requirements: If English is not your first language then you will need to show that your English language skills are at a high enough level to succeed in your studies.

 

2018 Heriot-Watt University PhD Scholarships in Ultra-low water Usage Sanitation Systems in Developing Countries

The Heriot-Watt University is pleased to offer PhD Scholarships focus on modelling ultra-low water usage sanitation systems. Scholarships will cover tuition fees and provide an annual stipend of approximately £14,500 for the 36-month duration of the project.

Heriot-Watt University is a public university based in Edinburgh, Scotland. It was established in 1821 as the world’s first mechanics’ institute and has campuses in the Scottish Borders, Orkney, Dubai, and Putrajaya in Malaysia.

The candidate should have a very good command of English language. Therefore, the application should be written in English.

Scholarship Description:

  • Application Deadline: February 23, 2018
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing PhD programme.
  • Study Subject: The PhD study will focus on modelling ultra-low water usage sanitation systems. The work will focus on a combination of 1-D finite difference fluid flow modelling and 3-D Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) and Solid Particle Hydrodynamics (SPH) to optimise design methodologies.
  • Scholarship Award: Scholarships will cover tuition fees and provide an annual stipend of approximately £14,500 for the 36-month duration of the project.
  • Number of Scholarships: Not Known
  • Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

  • Eligible Countries: Citizens of all nationalities are eligible to apply.
  • Entrance Requirements: Applicants should have a first-class honours degree or a 2.1 honours degree plus Masters (or equivalent) in a relevant subject, e.g. Building Services Engineering, Civil Engineering, or other numerate disciplines. Candidates with qualifications in microbiology with a good engineering aptitude may also be considered. The scholarship will be awardedby competitive merit, taking into account the academic ability of the applicant.
  • English Language Requirements: The candidate should have a very good command of English language. Therefore, the application should be written in English.

2018 Entry Scholarships for International Students to study at Goodenough College in UK

For the academic year 2018-2019, Goodenough College is offering Entry Scholarships for international students.

Scholarships are designed to support students who might not otherwise be able to join University.

Goodenough College is a postgraduate residence and educational trust on Mecklenburgh Square in Bloomsbury, central London, England.

If English is not your first language then you will need to show that your English language skills are at a high enough level to succeed in your studies.

Scholarship Description:

 Application Deadline: June 30, 2018

 Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing postgraduate programme.

 Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to study the subjects offered by the university.

 Scholarship Award: 
Goodenough Commonwealth Scholarships: £10,000 for one year only
Jonathan Hirst Commonwealth Scholarship: £10,000 for one year only
Goodenough International Scholarship: £10,000 for one year only
The Rowland Scholarship: £10,000 for one year only
The David and Els Alwyn Scholarship: £10,000 for one year only
McCahon Law Scholarship: £5,000 for one year
Leatherseller’s Goodenough Scholarship: £5,000 for one year only
Goodenough Musicians Scholarship: £5,000 for one year only
Goodenough Artists Scholarship: £5,000 for one year only
Goodenough Family Scholarships: 2 x scholarships for £5,000 per year for one year only, 1 x scholarship £5,000 per year for up to four years
Goodenough PhD Scholarships: £5,000 per year for up to four years
Sir Abraham Bailey Scholarship: £3,500 for one year
Goodenough College American Friends Scholarship: $5,000 (US) for one year
Education Scholarship: £2,000 for one year
Heuer-Monaghan Marshall Residential Scholarship: $2,500 for up to two years
Goodenough Scholarships: £2,000 for one year only

Number of Scholarships: Total 41 scholarships are available.

Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

Eligible Countries: Citizens of all nationalities are eligible to apply.

 Entrance Requirements: 
Goodenough Commonwealth Scholarships: Commonwealth nationals including those from the UK.
Jonathan Hirst Commonwealth Scholarship: Commonwealth nationals including those from the UK.
Goodenough International Scholarship: Any applicant applying from outside the UK.
The Rowland Scholarship: Any applicant studying on a one year Masters course.
The David and Els Alwyn Scholarship: Any applicant studying on a one year Masters course.
McCahon Law Scholarship: For those applying to undertake the BPTC or LPC course.
Leatherseller’s Goodenough Scholarship: For British nationals who have undertaken tertiary and further education in the UK and permanently domiciled in the UK who are studying on a one year Masters course.
Goodenough Musicians Scholarship: Applicants studying on a music performance course.
Goodenough Artists Scholarship: A practising visual or fine art student studying on an art ourse.
Goodenough Family Scholarships: A single person or a couple who will be living at the College with one or more children.
Goodenough PhD Scholarships: Students enrolled on or due to start a PhD course (or enrolled on an MPhil course with the intention to upgrade to a PhD).
Sir Abraham Bailey Scholarship: Previous Abraham Bailey Bursars are encouraged to apply.
Goodenough College American Friends Scholarship: US citizens applying from outside of the UK (minorities are encouraged to apply).
Education Scholarship: Applicants undertaking Masters or PhD in the field of education.
Heuer-Monaghan Marshall Residential Scholarship: Scholarship available to applicants and residents of the College who are in receipt of a Marshall Scholarship.
Goodenough Scholarships: Any applicant in financial need. Seven of these scholarships will be awarded as Community Scholarships.   A Community Scholarship allows an applicant to engage in community life by, for instance, allocating meal plan tokens, tickets to major College events and a small budget they may draw upon for other events such as expenses to attend a Dean’s Seminar.

 English Language Requirements: If English is not your first language then you will need to show that your English language skills are at a high enough level to succeed in your studies.

 

APPLY: Co-Creation Hub (CcHUB) Incubation Program for Early Stage Entrepreneurs 2018

DEADLINE: March 16 2018

The incubation program at CcHUB takes a hands-on approach to helping early-stage entrepreneurs execute a working business model and learn quickly what it takes to grow a sustainable business.

WORTH

·       In addition to an investment of up to $25,000 that startups receive during the program, our startups will get direct access to possible follow-on capital of up to $250,000 from the Growth Capital fund by CcHUB.

·       Entrepreneurs will get hands-on support from the different practices in CcHUB to help with business strategy, financial management, digital security and recruitment.

·       There will be an emphasis on growth and distribution as we have identified how challenging it can be for startups to reach their customers quickly and effectively.

ELIGIBILITY

·       The program is open to startup teams from anywhere in the world that are looking to grow their businesses in Africa, particularly Nigeria.

·       They are looking for committed and ambitious founders with technology solutions that have gained some traction, generating revenue, addresses a clear need/want and has the potential to scale.

 

To apply and for more information visit here

 

APPLY: National Endowment for Democracy (NED) Hurford Youth Fellows Program for Youth Leaders 2018/2019

DEADLINE: March 14 2018

The Hurford program seeks to build the leadership skills, enhance the organizational talents and harness the potential of emerging democracy leaders from around the world. Through the Hurford Program, two young activists per year spend four months at NED during which time they expand their global network, learn lessons from activists from democracy movements around the world and contribute to the development of the world.

WORTH

·       Each fellow will receive a monthly stipend for living expenses, plus basic health insurance and roundtrip travel to and from Washington, D.C. Stipend takes into account the cost of living in Washington, D.C.

·       Fellows are provided with a fully equipped office, including internet and e-mail access, and a limited budget for fellowship-related long distance phone calls.

ELIGIBILITY

·       Applicants interested in the Hurford Youth Fellows Program must be no older than 30 years of age.

·       They must demonstrate strong interest in democratic activism and in the advancement of democracy in their respective communities, as well as worldwide. Youth affiliated with civil society organisations are especially encouraged to apply.

·       A working knowledge of English is an important prerequisite for participation in the program for general communication purposes. All application materials must be submitted in English.

·       The Hurford Youth Fellows Program is open to applicants from any country. It does not provide scholarship funds or any other type of financial aid to university or graduate students, nor is it designed to support postdoctoral research.

To apply and for more information visit here

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