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STEM Scholarships for Female Students in Africa, 2018

The Mwalimu Nyerere African Union Scholarship Scheme was launched in 2007 with the aim of contributing to the production and retention of high caliber African human capital for sustainable development of the continent in critical development areas, while promoting regional integration through intra-Africa mobility of students.

The African Union Commission is offering a Call for Scholarship Applications (For Female Applicants Only) for Masters and PhD Programmes in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). The Scholarship Scheme is intended to enable young Africans to study in reputable African Universities with a binding agreement that beneficiaries will work in any African country for at least the same duration of scholarship period after graduation.

Scholarship Description:
  • Application Deadline: April 30, 2018
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing Masters and PhD Programme.
    Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).
  • Scholarship Award: The scholarship award covers the following:
    Tuition Fees: According to an official invoice from the Host University.
    Stipend: 500 US$ monthly, to support living expenses such as housing, food, utilities, local transportation and medication.
    Book Allowance: An allowance of 500 US$ per year for the purchase of books.
    Air ticket: A round-trip economy fare for the most direct route between the beneficiary’s home country and the study destination of host Institute.
    Travel Allowance: One-off payment of 250 US$ to contribute towards ground transportation from airport and settling-in costs One-off payment of 350 US$ to assist with shipping and other terminal expenses; upon departure from the host Institution after successful completion of the study.
    Computer Allowance: One-off payment of 1,000 US$ for the purchase of laptop computer and accessories.
  • Number of Scholarships: Not Known
  • Scholarship can be taken in Africa

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

  • Eligible Countries: Female citizens of an African Union Member State are eligible to apply.
  • Entrance Requirements: To be eligible for the Scholarship, a candidate must:
    Be a Female Citizen of an African Union Member State
    Be under the age of thirty-five (35) years for Masters Programmes and under forty (40) years for PhD Programmes.
    Be a holder of a Bachelor’s Degree in the relevant field, at the level of Upper Second Class Honours for a Masters’ Programme; and a holder of Masters’ Degree in the relevant field for a PhD Programme. The degree must be from a reputable University
    Have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement as evidenced by academic transcripts, and academic awards if any.
    Have proof of admission to undertake a full-time Masters or PhD programme in a recognized university of an African Union Member State.
    Be willing to commit to work in an African Union Member State on completion of studies for at least three (3) years.
  • English Language Requirements: Applicants must scan and produce electronic copies of all the above documents (converted to PDF format) and send via email.

Application Procedure:

The applicants should submit their formal application which should include the following:

  • Completed application form
  • Recent passport-size photograph
  • Summarized CV with names and contacts of two referees.
  • Certified copies of academic certificates and transcripts
  • Certified copies of Passport or national Identity Card indicating citizenship
  • Copy of admission letter from a reputable African University
  • Two (2) Reference Letters with contact addresses.
  • An essay of not more than 500 words that explains why the candidate has chosen her particular field of study and its importance to Africa’s development

How to Apply:

Applicants must scan and produce electronic copies of all the above documents (converted to PDF format) and send via email.

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International Doctoral Tuition Scholarships at University of Guelph in Canada, 2018

University of Guelph is inviting applications for International Doctoral Tuition Scholarships. The IDTS is available to all incoming and current international PhD students who meet the criteria outlined below, starting in F18.

Scholarship Provider: The University of Guelph (U of G) is a comprehensive public research university in Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

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

Degree Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing doctoral programme.

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

Scholarship Benefits: The award is valued at $11k per year for up to 4 years.

Eligibility Criteria: The scholarship will be awarded to new international full-time doctoral (PhD and DVSc) students with a minimum A-/80% entrance average (Guelph equivalent) for up to four years (12 semesters). New international full-time doctoral students without a minimum A-/80% entrance average will become eligible for the scholarship once they achieve PhD candidacy for the balance of the four-year period of eligibility (as determined from the beginning of the doctoral program).  The new scholarship will be available to exist, international full-time doctoral students, who were accepted with a minimum A-/80% entrance average or who have achieved PhD candidacy for the balance of the four-year period of eligibility (as determined from the beginning of the doctoral program).

Application Procedure: N/A.  Full details on how the scholarship will be administered will be provided by the Office of Graduate Studies at a later date.

Deadline: May 22, 2018

 

Apply: Postdoctoral Fellowship for International Students at University of Victoria in Canada, 2018

The University of Victoria’s Department of Indigenous Education (Victoria, Canada) is delighted to offer limited term Postdoctoral Fellowship position. The appointment is for one year, with the potential for extension for a second year. The project is supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) through a Partnership Grant. The University of Victoria offers innovative programs for more than 20,000 students. Dynamic, hands-on learning, research that makes a vital impact, and discovery and innovation in Canada’s most extraordinary academic environment provide an Edge that can’t be found anywhere else.

Scholarship Description: 

  • Application Deadline: April 30, 2018
  • Course Level: Fellowship is available to pursue Postdoctoral programme.
  • Study Subject: This Partnership works to understand and enhance Indigenous adults’ contributions to reviving Indigenous languages in Canada.
  • Scholarship Award: The position is salaried at $48,940 per annum and available after June 1, 2018, until filled.
  • Nationality: International students are eligible to apply for this fellowship.
  • Number of Scholarships: Numbers not given
  • Scholarship can be taken in Canada

Eligibility for the Scholarship: 

Eligible Countries: International students are eligible to apply for this fellowship.

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

  • Completed a PhD in a discipline relevant to Indigenous language revitalization, including but not limited to education, linguistics, anthropology, public health, language assessment, etc. Ideally, but not necessarily, the PhD will have been completed in the four years immediately prior to the start.
  • Lived experience in an Indigenous community
  • Knowledge of an Indigenous language
  • Demonstrated research experience related to Indigenous language revitalization, adult  language learning, or similar fields
  • Participation in the community?based and community?driven projects
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with excellent communication skills
  • Willing to work or regularly meet on site at UVIC (negotiable)
  • International applicants: Interested applicants who are not Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada will need to apply for a work permit and/or visa in order to come to Canada for their fellowship. Obtaining these documents is the applicants’ responsibility and the process can take up to several months or more depending on where you are from.

Application Procedure: 

How to Apply: Qualified candidates should send (by email, as the PDF attachment) the following materials:

  • A cover letter addressing the eligibility requirements
  • A statement of research intent related to the research themes, max. 2 pages
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • List of two (2) references, including contact details (reference letters will be required for final decisions)
  • Two (2) writing samples (published or unpublished) that best exemplify your scholarly work, along with an explanation of your role in each sample.  

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Fully Funded NUAA CSC Postgraduate Scholarships for Non-Chinese Students in China 2018

The new CSC scholarships for master and PhD programme is now available at Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (NUAA) in China. This scholarship is available to the citizen of a country other than the People’s Republic of China. This is a full scholarship for designated Chinese universities and certain provincial education offices in specific provinces or autonomous regions to recruit outstanding international students for graduate studies in China. It only supports postgraduate students.

Being established in 2005, College of International Education is one of the first institutes in China to accept international students. As one of the leading universities in Aeronautical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and International Business of China, NUAA sets up 5 special Bachelor-degree programs for international students and all courses in these programs are delivered in English: Aviation Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, International Business, Software Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

Scholarship Description: 

  • Application Deadline: April 30, 2018
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue Master and PhD programme.
  • Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to learn any of the courses offered by the university.
  • Scholarship Award: This is a full scholarship.
  • Nationality: Available to the citizen of a country other than the People’s Republic of China.
  • Number of Scholarships: Numbers not given
  • Scholarship can be taken in China

Eligibility for the Scholarship: 

Eligible Countries: Available to a citizen of a country other than the People’s Republic of China.

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

  1. Applicants must be a citizen of a country other than the People’s Republic of China, and be in good health;
  2.  The requirements for applicants’ degree and age are that applicants must be:
    -a bachelor’s degree holder under the age of 35 when applying for the master’s programs;
    -a master’s degree holder under the age of 40 when applying for the doctoral programs.
  3.  Applicants may not receive any other types of scholarship.
  4.  Applicants should have good academic performance and strong capacity in scientific research.
  5. Students who are currently pursuing their final year could also apply as long as they can obtain their graduation diploma before enrolling at the university.

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: Application Documents
1. Application Form for Chinese Government Scholarship;
2. Notarized highest diploma;
3. Academic transcripts;
4. A Study Plan or Research Proposal; (This should be a minimum of 800 words.)
5. Two Recommendation Letters; Applicants must submit two recommendation letters signed by a professor or an associate professor.
7. Foreigner Physical Examination Form (photocopy); (Please carefully plan your physical examination schedule as the result is valid for only 6 months.)
8. The copy of valid HSK Certificate (if available), TOEFL or IELTS; (If applicable)
Documents in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with notarized Chinese or English translations. (You should submit two sets of bound documents). No application documents will be returned.

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PTDF Overseas Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme at Select in UK, 2018/2019

The PTDF Scholarship Scheme for UK Universities will offer candidates the opportunity to benefit from a diversified pool of knowledge and the facilities offered by world-class institutions in the United Kingdom.For the academic year 2018/2019 Overseas Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme is available to pursue postgraduate (MSc and PhD) programme at the selected institutions and universities in the United Kingdom. PTDF scholarships are highly competitive and only candidates who are outstanding across the board are selected.

The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) was established by Act No. 25 of 1973 which repealed the Gulf Oil Company Training Fund Act. Prior to the establishment of PTDF, there existed the Gulf Oil Company Training Fund, the assets of which were transferred to the Fund upon promulgation of the Act setting it up.

Scholarship Description: 
  • Application Deadline: April 28, 2018
  • Course Level: Scholarship is available to pursue postgraduate (MSc and PhD) programme.
  • Study Subject: For 2018, the scholarships to the UK will be restricted to select courses (available on the PTDF website) at the following universities: Imperial College, London; University College, London; Kings College, London; University of Birmingham; University of Nottingham; University of Southampton; Newcastle University; University of Manchester; University of Liverpool; Cranfield University; Robert Gordon University; Heriot-Watt University; University of Salford; Portsmouth University; University of Dundee.
  • Scholarship Award: Under this scheme, candidates are invited to apply through PTDF to specific programmes at partner institutions in the United Kingdom (full list of sponsored courses is available below). The award includes the provision of flight tickets, payment of health insurance, payment of tuition and bench fees (where applicable) as well as the provision of allowances to meet the costs of accommodation and living expenses.
  • Nationality: International students
  • Number of Scholarships: Numbers not given
  • Scholarship can be taken at selected Institutions in the United Kingdom

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

Eligible Countries: International students are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

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

Requirements:

MSc

  1. A minimum of Second Class Upper (2.1) qualification in their first degree or a Second Class Lower (2.2) with relevant industry experience
  2. Must have completed the mandatory National Youth Service (NYSC)
  3. Must be computer literate
  4. Possession of 5 O/level credits including English Language and Mathematics.

PhD

  1. Must have completed the mandatory National Youth Service (NYSC)
  2. Must be computer literate
  3. A minimum of Second Class Lower (2.2) in their first degree and a good second degree certificate;
  4. Must submit a research proposal relevant to the oil and gas industry (of not more than 5 pages) to include: Topic, introduction, objective, methodology and mode of data collection;
  5. Applicants must also include their master’s degree project
  6. All lecturers must produce a letter from their Vice Chancellor confirming that they are not in receipt of any other scholarships.

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: Applicants are advised to scan copies of the following documents and attach to their online application forms:

  1. First Degree Certificate or Statement of Result
  2. NYSC discharge certificate
  3. WAEC/GCE/SSCE/NECO results as well as the PIN numbers on the application forms to enable PTDF view the O’level results on the relevant website).
  4. Recent Passport Photograph
  5. Local Government Identification Letter
  6. Master’s Degree Certificate (PhD Applicants only)
  7. Evidence of membership of professional associations

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Fully Funded Postgraduate Scholarships at Leicester Castle Business School in UK, 2018

The Leicester Castle Business School is offering full-fee postgraduate scholarships for September 2018. Scholarships will be awarded to five outstanding students from Africa, Russia, Taiwan, Thailand and the United States of America.

Leicester Castle Business School has been created by De Montfort University (DMU) to meet the needs of the 21st-century business.

If English is not your first language you will need to meet the university’s English language requirements for postgraduate courses.

Scholarship Description:

  • Application Deadline: July 31, 2018
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing full-time postgraduate programme.
  • Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to study Business Management in Sports MSc, Business Management in the Creative Industries MSc, Business of Motorsport MA, Creative Enterprise MSc, Global Banking and Finance MSc, Global Finance and Investment MSc, Global MBA and Intercultural Communication MA.
  • Scholarship Award: Full Postgraduate Scholarships which will cover the total value of the course fee will be awarded to five outstanding students one domiciled in Africa, one domiciled in Russia, one domiciled in Taiwan, one domiciled in Thailand and one domiciled in the United States of America.
  • Number of Scholarships: There are five scholarships available.
  • Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

  • Eligible Countries: Citizens of Africa, Russia, Taiwan, Thailand and the United States of America are eligible to apply.
  • Entrance Requirements: An offer of admission from Leicester Castle Business School, De Montfort University and domiciled within one of: Africa, Russia, Taiwan, Thailand or the United States of America.
  • English Language Requirements: If English is not your first language you will need to meet the university’s English language requirements for postgraduate courses.

Application Procedure:

The maximum 500-word statement should cover the following points:

  • Why you should be awarded the scholarship.
  • Your understanding of and passion for your chosen area of study.
  • How you would make a positive contribution to Leicester Castle Business School during your studies.
  • How a Leicester Castle Business School programme would benefit you in the future

How to Apply:

To apply, please complete the scholarship application web form.

Online Application

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Apply: Faculty of Science Postgraduate Scholarships for Ghanaian and Nigerian Students in UK, 2018

The Faculty of Science offers a number of scholarships for Ghanaian and Nigerian students who have applied for full-time taught master’s postgraduate degrees. The scholarships will be in the form of a 20% fee reduction from any tuition fee.

The University of Portsmouth is a public university in the city of Portsmouth. The University of Portsmouth has an excellent reputation for quality teaching and sustained. Its commitment is to prepare students for their future career.

Scholarship Description:

  • Application deadline:  July 6, 2018
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available for the postgraduate degree programme.
  • Study Subject: Scholarships are tenable in following subjects:
    MSc Engineering Geology
    MSc Geological and Environmental Hazards
    MSc Environmental Geology and Contamination
    MSc Crisis and Disaster Management
    MSc Geographical Information Systems
    MSc Coastal and Marine Resource Management
  • Scholarship Award: The scholarships will be in the form of a 20% fee reduction from any tuition fee (currently £3020 for 2018/19 entry).
  • Nationality: Nigeria and Ghana
  • Number of Scholarships: Not given
  • Scholarship can be taken in UK

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

  • Eligible Countries:  Nigeria and Ghana
  • Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet following criteria:
    Nigeria: Scholarship is open to all Nigerian applicants who hold a minimum G.P.A 3.0/5 (which is a Second Class) in a relevant subject.
    Ghana: Scholarship is open to all Ghanaian applicants who hold a minimum of a Second Class Upper in a relevant subject.
    You will be considered for the scholarship if you:
    Are fully self-funding
    Have Ghanaian or Nigerian nationality
    Have applied to and been offered a place on one of the eligible postgraduate degree courses.
  • English Language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.

Master Scholarship

Application Procedure:

How to Apply:  There is no application form to complete. All applicants will be automatically considered for the award based upon the quality of their application form (including personal statement and academic qualifications)

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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.

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.

PhD Scholarship in Green Accounting in Australia, 2018

Applications are invited for Ph.D. Scholarship Opportunity in Green Accounting for Domestic as well as International students to study in Australia. This is a 3-year Ph.D. program of research at the Hawkesbury Institute for the environment, investigating opportunities and benefits associated with urban tree and shrub plantings under future climates.

Scholarship Description: 

  • Application Deadline: March 18, 2018
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue Ph.D. programme.
  • Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in the field of Green Accounting.
  • Scholarship Award: What does the scholarship provide?
  • Domestic students will receive a tax-free stipend of $27,082 per annum for up to 3 years and a funded place in the doctoral degree.
  • International students will receive a tax-free stipend of $27,082 per annum for up to 3 years. Those with a strong track record receive a tuition fee waiver and Overseas Student Health Cover (single policy).
  • Funding is available for conference travel and attendance.
  • Nationality: Applications are open to international candidates as well as Australian or New Zealand citizens or permanent residents of Australia.
  • Number of Scholarships: Numbers not given
  • Scholarship can be taken in Australia

Eligibility for the Scholarship: 

Eligible Countries: Applications are open to international candidates as well as Australian or New Zealand citizens or permanent residents of Australia.

Entrance Requirements: Relevant professional experience in the broad area of horticulture, agriculture or forestry will be viewed favorably. As a minimum, the successful applicant should:

  • Hold qualifications and experience equal to one of the following (i) an Australian First Class Bachelor (Honours) degree, (ii) coursework Masters with at least 25% research component, (iii) Research Masters degree, or (iv) equivalent overseas qualifications.
  • Demonstrate research experience in ecological data analyses with a plant or invertebrate biology focus.
  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Have relevant fieldwork experience.
  • Be enthusiastic and highly motivated to undertake further study at an advanced level in laboratory and field environments.
  • International applicants must also demonstrate a high-level of English language proficiency.

 

English Language Requirements: International applicants must also demonstrate a high level of English language proficiency.

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