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4 Adam Smith Business School Excellence Scholarships at University of Glasgow UK, 2019

The University of Glasgow is offering 4 Adam Smith Business School Excellence Scholarships for 2019 entry to students from Nigeria entering the Adam Smith Business School. The scholarship is awarded as a tuition fee discount.

The University of Glasgow is the fourth-oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland’s four ancient universities.

If English is not the student’s first language, they will be required to provide a language test before they can start their studies.

Scholarship Description:

• Applications Deadline: End of April 2019
• Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue Postgraduate Taught programme.
• Study Subject: Scholarships are available for following Postgraduate programmes in the Adam Smith Business School:
• Corporate Governance & Accountability [MSc] (pg)
• Development Studies [MSc] (pg)
• Economic Development [MSc] (pg)
• Economics, Banking & Finance [MSc] (pg)
• Environment & Sustainable Development [MSc] (pg)
• Finance & Economic Development [MSc] (pg)
• Finance & Management [MSc] (pg)
• Financial Economics [MSc] (pg)
• International Banking & Finance [MSc] (pg)
• International Business [MSc] (pg)
• International Human Resource Management & Development [MSc] (pg)
• International Management & Design Innovation [MSc] (pg)
• International Strategic Marketing [MSc] (pg)
• Management & Sustainable Tourism [MSc] (pg)
• Management with Enterprise & Business Growth [MSc] (pg)
• Management with Human Resources [MSc] (pg)

• Scholarship Award: The scholarship is awarded as a tuition fee discount.
• 2 x £5,000
• 2 x £10,000

• Nationality: Nigeria students are eligible to apply for the scholarship.
• Number of Scholarships: 4 Scholarships are available.
• Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

Eligible Countries: Nigeria students are eligible to apply for the scholarship
Entrance Requirements: To be eligible, applicants must:
• Demonstrate academic excellence and meet the ASBS entry requirements
• Hold a conditional or unconditional offer for an eligible postgraduate taught programme
• Be classed as an International Student for fee purposes
• Be resident in Nigeria at time of applying

English Language Requirements: If English is not a student’s first language, they will be required to provide a language test before they can start their studies.

Application Procedure:

How to Apply: Applicants will be automatically assessed for a scholarship based on academic merit and nominations will be made by International Officer – Ajoke Olakunle.

For more details visit here

Online Application

Scholarship Link

Kwame Nkrumah University MasterCard Scholarships 2019/2020

  • The MasterCard Foundation aims to raise transformational leaders who will influence change on the African Continent.

Scholarship Overview

  • The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at KNUST provides academically talented yet economically disadvantaged young people in Ghana and Africa with access to quality and relevant university education.
  • It embodies an array of mentoring and cultural transition services to ensure student academic success, community engagement and transition to employment opportunities which will further social and economic change in Africa.

Host School(s)

  •  Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology, Kumasi, Ghana is one of the host schools for this prestigious scholarship.
  • Established in 1952, KNUST has a rich history in its evolution into a first class University over the years. Kwame Nkrumah, the African Personality of the Century and pioneer of African independence is the founder of KNUST.
  • KNUST believes in achievement through diligence and commitment, and continually develops plans not only to maintain its status as Ghana’s No.1 University but also to improve its international standing.

Field(s) of Study

  • All subjects are considered, with preference given to Science students.

What does the scholarship cover?

  • Comprehensive financial support (full tuition, fully paid accommodation, learning materials and uniforms, transportation and stipend
  • Regular group meetings with other scholars that focus on personal and professional development opportunities and activities tailored to build relationships and scholar capacity.
  • Continued academic support through academic mentoring, virtual learning, life and career coaching and tutoring
  • Opportunities to participate in leadership congresses, community service and mentoring(Go-Back Give- Back) and uniquely sourced internship.
  • An academic environment where faculty and students engage with global issues.
  • The prestige of becoming part of the growing family of MasterCard Foundation Scholars Community and Alumni.
  • Undergraduates have the opportunity to be selected for an accelerated Masters Degree with an MCF partner institution in the USA.

How many scholarships are given?

  • Several scholarships are given out every year.

Am I Eligible to Apply?

 Below are the criteria for admission into this program.

  • ALL STUDENTS FROM THE 303 LESS ENDOWED SCHOOLS (classified by the GHANA EDUCATION SERVICE) who satisfy KNUST’s admission requirements
  • Attention will also be given to students outside the less endowed schools with extremely critical needs.
  • Applicants should have WASSCE, GBCE, ABCE, and GCE ‘O’ Level or equivalent results from an accredited institution.
  • Students who are awaiting results will not be accepted.
  • International students from provable economically vulnerable background
  • Girls and physically challenged applicants will be given top priority
  • A good record of accomplishment in leadership and community engagement.
  • The applicant must be prepared to “Go-Back Give-Back” to his or her community.

Closing Date:

  • Applications close on March 29, 2019.

How do I get more information and to apply? Visit here

Apply: Heriot-Watt University Undergraduate Overseas Scholarship 2018

Heriot-Watt University offer a range of different scholarship programmes for international students to help 100% cover tuition fees or living costs. International (non-EU) applicants holding an offer for an eligible Undergraduate Degree Programme are eligible to apply for these scholarships.

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

Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University. 

Scholarship Description:

  • Application Deadline: April 30, 2018
  • Course Level:  Scholarships are available to pursue an undergraduate degree programme.
  • Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to learn any of the courses offered by the university.
  • Scholarship Award: Successful Scholarships will benefit from a fee reduction in one of three categories:
  • Heriot-Watt Merit Scholarships – 25% reduction
  • Heriot-Watt Excellence Scholarships – 50% reduction
  • Heriot-Watt Distinction Scholarships – 100% reduction (maximum of FIVE Scholarships in total)
  • Number of Scholarships: Not given
  • Nationality: International (Non-EU) students
  • Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

  • Eligible Countries: International (Non-EU) students are eligible to apply for these scholarships.
  • Entrance Requirements: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:
    • Overseas (non-EU applicants) to eligible Undergraduate degree programmes.
    • Criteria is based on academic merit, but financial need will be taken into consideration for the higher value scholarships.
    • Applicants must have an offer of a place to study with Heriot-Watt University in the UK.
  • English Language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

Application Procedure:

How to Apply:  Once you have an offer of a place in the UK (on-Campus), visit the Application Portal, which is now open for applications. Please complete the correct application form by the deadline of Monday 30 April 2018. Distance Learning Programmes are not eligible for these scholarships.

Application Form

Visit the Scholarship Link for further information

Apply: Mo Ibrahim Foundation MSc Scholarship In Governance And Statebuilding In UK, 2018

Mo Ibrahim Foundation MSc scholarship in Governance and Statebuilding. The International Development Department, University of Birmingham, is pleased to offer one scholarship for our MSc in International Development (Governance and State-building), for the academic year starting in September 2018. The scholarship is provided by the Mo Ibrahim Foundation and is for a two-year programme, with the successful candidate undertaking the full MSc programme, with a one year internship being integral to the programme. The internship will consist of six months with IDD and six months with the Mo Ibrahim Foundation in London.

The programme
The Governance and Statebuilding programme is one of the specialised streams within international development, and takes an interdisciplinary standpoint, combining the theoretical rigour of political economy and the practical experience of development. The good governance agenda occurs now increasingly alongside debate on state-building, which encompasses issues such as accountability and transparency, corruption, conflict, political settlement, human rights, participation, access to justice and democratisation. Governance and state-building are of particular interest to governments, nongovernmental organisations and development agencies, as well as to a growing and vibrant academic community.

The pathway for the Foundation scholarship comprises the following modules:

  • International Development (20 credits)
  • Governance and State Building (20 credits)
  • One of the following four modules (20 credits)
  • Development Policy and Politics
  • Development in Practice
  • Conflict and Development
  • Post Conflict Reconstruction and Development
  • Choice of optional modules (60 credits) – choose from over 25 IDD modules plus others from across the University.
  • Dissertation (60 credits) – in depth focus on a topic of particular interest, with support from a supervisor. This may involve overseas fieldwork in a country chosen by the candidate.

The scholarship
The scholarship includes:
1. Full tuition fee
2. Air fare to and from the United Kingdom and visa
3. Monthly stipend of £950 for 18 months
4. Arrival allowance of £950
The remaining six months for the internship will be funded directly to the successful candidate by the Mo Ibrahim Foundation.

SCHOLARSHIP REQUIREMENTS

Eligibility
The entry requirements consist of:

  • A first class Honours degree or equivalent from an approved university.
  • Good written and spoken English. For those whose first language is not English, evidence of this capacity is required. Applicants should reach at least level 6.5 in the IELTS or 580 /93 for TOEFL.
  • Please check the University website for more information on English language requirements.
  • Applicants must be African nationals domiciled (or permanent residents) in an African country.
  • Preference will be given to scholarship candidates living in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Application process
Applications must be received through the University online application system, accessed via www.birmingham.ac.uk by the 20th May 2018. In addition to the usual documents to be submitted, applicants should also upload a 500 word statement and CV. This statement should set out why the applicant is the best candidate for the scholarship.

Applicants must then send an email to Mrs Debra Beard (d.l.beard@bham.ac.uk) informing her of their wish to be considered for the Mo Ibrahim Scholarship and their ID number. Please include ‘Mo Ibrahim Scholarship’ in the subject line of the email.

Apply: Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program 2018

The World Bank Scholarships Program contributes to the World Bank Group’s mission of forging new dynamic approaches to capacity development and knowledge sharing in the developing world. It is an important component of the Bank Group’s efforts to promote economic development and shared prosperity through investing in education and developing human resources in the developing world.

Since 1982, the Program has helped to form a pool of over 6,000 well-trained and experienced development professionals, transforming their countries and positively impacting future generations.

The Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program (JJ/WBGSP) is open to women and men from developing countries with relevant professional experience and a history of supporting their countries’ development efforts who are applying to a master degree program in a development-related topic.

JJWBGSP offers scholarships for over 200 Preferred Programs (.xlsx 49 KB) spanning a wide array of development topics and for 14 Partner Programs (.xlsx 15 KB)  at universities in U.S., Africa and Japan in key areas of development, including economic policy management, tax policy, and infrastructure management.  JJWBGSP scholarships for developing country nationals are not available for any other master degree program.

After earning their degree, developing country scholars commit to return to their home country to use their new skills and contribute to their countries’ social and economic development. A JJWBGSP scholarship provides tuition, a monthly living stipend, round-trip airfare, health insurance, and travel allowance.

SCHOLARSHIP REQUIREMENTS

Who is Eligible to Apply?

Details on Eligibility Criteria for each call for applications are provided in that call’s Application Guidelines, and these detailed eligibility criteria are strictly adhered to. No exceptions are made.

Broadly speaking, Developing Country nationals must:

  • Be a national of a World Bank member developing country;
  • Not hold dual citizenship of any developed country;
  • Be in good health;
  • Hold a Bachelor’s (or equivalent) degree earned at least 3 years prior to the Application Deadline date;
  • Have 3 years or more of recent development-related work experience after earning a Bachelor’s (or equivalent) degree;
  • Be employed in development-related work in a paid full- time position at the time of submitting the scholarship application.  The only exception to this criterion is for developing country nationals from a country that will be on the updated list of Fragile and Conflict States provided to applicants in the Application Guidelines for each call for scholarships.
  • On or before the Scholarship Application Deadline date, be admitted unconditionally (except for funding) for the upcoming academic year to at least one of the JJ/WBGSP preferred university master’s programs and located outside of the applicant’s country of citizenship and country of residence listed at the time the call for scholarship applications open.
  • Not be an Executive Director, his/her alternate, and/or staff of any type of appointment of the World Bank Group or a close relative of the aforementioned by blood or adoption with the term “close relative” defined as: Mother, Father, Sister, Half-sister, Brother, Half-brother, Son, Daughter, Aunt, Uncle, Niece, or Nephew; *Please note: All eligibility criteria are strictly adhered to. No exceptions are made. Eligibility criteria WILL NOT change during an open call for applications. However, this information is subject to change between the close of one application process and the opening of the next.

How to Apply
Applicants can apply for scholarships to both Preferred and Partner Programs. The process to apply to a Preferred Program and to a Partner Program differs:

ATTENTION:  The call for applications for a JJWBGSP Scholarship to one of our Preferred Programs is now open from February 22 to April 12 , 2018. Guidance for this call for applications, including this call’s: (i) instructions and requirements to submit an application, the eligibility criteria applicants must meet; and the selection process are provided  in the Application GuidelinesFAQs, and the complete list of JJ/WBGSP Preferred (.xlsx 49 KB) Master Degrees currently offered. Please read these documents before starting your application.

Once you are familiar with the application requirements and processes, click here to apply, and refer to the “Accessing your online application” and “Navigating your online application” to navigate step-by-step the online application.

Those seeking a JJ/WBGSP Partner Program scholarship (.xlsx 15 KB) must first apply for admission to one or more of the Partner Masters Degree Program(s). Inquiries on how to submit an admissions application to a partner program should be submitted to the respective university.

After reviewing submitted applications, each Partner Master Degree Program will identify a short list of eligible candidates who will then be invited by the JJWBGSP Secretariat to apply for a JJ/WBGSP scholarship. View the complete list of JJ/WBGSP Partner (.xlsx 15 KB) master degrees offered.

 

Selection Process
The JJ/WBGSP uses the following process to review eligible scholarship applications from developing country nationals, with the aim of identifying the candidates with the highest potential, after completion of their graduate studies, to impact the development of their countries.

Two qualified assessors independently review each eligible application and score the application on a scale of 1 to 10, taking into account four main factors and the degree of cohesion among them:

  1. Quality of Professional Experience (30% weight)
  2. Quality of Professional Recommendations (30% weight)
  3. Quality of Commitment to your Home Country (30% weight)
  4. Quality of Education Background (10% weight)

The JJ/WBGSP Secretariat uses the average score of the two assessors and the following criteria to select the finalists:

  • Maintaining a reasonably wide geographical distribution of awards, that takes into account the geographic distribution of eligible applications;
  • Maintaining a reasonable distribution of awards across gender that takes into account the distribution of eligible applications across gender;
  • Unusual circumstances/hardships, when assessing the employment experience and other aspects of an application;
  • Giving scholarships to those applicants who, other things being equal, appear to have limited financial resources.

Please note:  Regarding the criteria “Giving scholarships to those applicants who, other than being equal, appear to have limited financial resources”. this includes taking into consideration if the applicant has received scholarship funding from the government of Japan or its agencies (including JICA, the Central Bank, and local governments) to help finance a graduate or professional degree (including Law, Medicine, Masters, PhD), irrespective of whether or not the applicant earned that graduate / professional degree.

The JJWBGSP Secretariat presents the finalists for the preferred program scholarship to the JJ/WBG Steering Committee (composed of members of the World Bank Board of Directors and WB management) for final review and selection for a scholarship. The Secretariat informs the scholarship winners in July.

The JJWBGSP Secretariat presents the finalists for partnership scholarship to the World Bank’s Executive Director for Japan for approval on a rolling basis, matching the JJWBGSP Partner university’s admission cycle. The Secretariat informs the scholarship winners to a partner master degree program soon after approval.
Scholarship Benefits

The JJ/WBGSP scholarship provides the recipient with the following benefits:

  • Economy class air travel between your home country and the host university at the start of your study program and immediately following the end of the scholarship period. In addition to the two-way air travel, scholars will receive a US $500 travel allowance for each trip;
  • Tuition for your graduate program and the cost of basic medical insurance usually obtained through the university.
  • A monthly subsistence allowance to cover living expenses, including books. The amount of the allowance varies depending on the host country.

Please note all JJ/WBGSP scholarships cover the duration of the graduate program or two years, whichever is less.

The JJ/WBGSP scholarship does not cover:

  • VISA application(s) costs
  • Expenses to bring and/or support a scholar’s family members;
  • Extra-curricular courses or training;
  • Language training not provided by the graduate program;
  • Additional travel during the course of the study program;
  • Expenses related to research, supplementary educational materials, field trips, participation in workshops/seminars, or internships; or
  • Educational equipment such as computers

For more information, visit http://www.worldbank.org/en/programs/scholarships#3

Application Deadline: 12 April, 2018

Note:  The JJ/WBGSP scholarship may only supplement, and does not duplicate, any other source of financial support/fellowship you might have. If selected as a finalist or if you are awarded a scholarship, you must inform the JJ/WBGSP if you have other sources of scholarship funds. The JJ/WBGSP stipend may be withdrawn completely or partially if during the scholarship period the Program has evidence of additional sources of support

Apply: A.G. Leventis Foundation MBA Scholarship For 2018

The A.G. Leventis Foundation MBA Scholarship Program for Nigerian citizens offers two scholarships covering full tuition, accommodation and living expenses for two qualified students from Nigeria to attend The ALBA MBA program in Athens, Greece for the academic year 2018-2019.

ALBA Graduate Business School at the American College of Greece and the A. G. Leventis Foundation offer two scholarships covering full tuition, accommodation and living expenses for two qualified students from Nigeria to attend The ALBA MBA program in Athens, Greece for the academic year 2018-2019. ALBA Graduate Business School is an accredited, research-driven academic institution with international distinctions.

SCHOLARSHIP REQUIREMENTS

Basic entry criteria:

  • Nigerian Citizenship
  • 1st or Upper 2nd Class Bachelors degree completed (GPA 3.8 or higher)
  • Excellent command of English language
  • At least three years of work experience
  • Ambitious individual

Applicants are requested to apply online by registering at https://applications.alba.edu.gr/ and then send their completed application hard copy package (include all official supplementary documents)
by March 31st 2018 to: Leventis Foundation Nigeria (No. 2 Leventis Close, Central Business District, FCT, P.O. Box 20351, Abuja)

Click here to learn more about the criteria and application process

 Deadline: July 31, 2018

Women In Engineering Scholarships are now available on offer at the University of Warwick in the UK starting on October 1, 2018. Home/EU and Overseas students are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

The University of Warwick is committed to being able to ensure as many academically outstanding students as possible from around the world are able to study here.

The University of Warwick is a public research university in Coventry, England. It was founded in 1965 as part of a government initiative to expand access to higher education.

Scholarship Description: 

  • Application Deadline: July 31, 2018
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue MSc programme.
  • Study Subject: Eligible full-time MSc courses include:
  • MSc Sustainable Automotive Engineering
  • MSc Smart, Connected and Autonomous Vehicles
  • MSc Manufacturing Systems Engineering and Management
  • Scholarship Award: All women who are accepted into one of the three MSc courses below will be offered a scholarship. Discounts start at 25% of tuition fees. Higher awards will be given based on candidates’ academic and professional achievements.
  • Nationality: Home/EU and Overseas students
  • Number of Scholarships: Up to three scholarships are available.
  • Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility for the Scholarship: 

Eligible Countries: Home/EU and Overseas students are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

Entrance Requirements: To be eligible for this scholarship you must meet the following requirements:

  • For our MSc programmes, you should normally have obtained at least the equivalent of a UK second class honors degree, or an equivalent qualification in a science, engineering, IT, business or management discipline.
  • Bachelor 2:2 (Hons) or equivalent
    IELTS 6.5 (or IELTS 6.0 + pre-sessional)
  • Overseas applicants must obtain ATAS clearance in order to study this course.

English Language Requirements: IELTS 6.5 (or IELTS 6.0 + pre-sessional) is required. If you are a non-native English speaker, you will need to submit an English test result equivalent to IELTS 6.5 with broadly consistent scores in the elements of the test. For MSc (not pre-sessional) entry we accept IELTS, TOEFL iBT, Pearson Test in English (Academic), Cambridge Advanced (CAE), and Cambridge Proficiency (CPE).

To apply and for more information click here 

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