University of Cape Town AW Mellon Foundation Scholarship for Masters and Doctoral African Students

AW Mellon Foundation Masters and Doctoral Scholarship Programme

Course(s) Offered:
Course Level: Postgraduate (doctoral, masters)
Provider: AW Mellon Foundation
Country to Study in: Africa (University of Cape Town)

Yakubu Gowon Foundation National Essay Competition for Nigerian Youth Service Corp members

YGF National Essay Competition
(upto N1,250,000 cash award to be won)


Essay Topic: My Dream for Nigeria
Essay Level: Postgraduate (NYSC members serving in any part of the country)
Provider: YGF and NOA
Country to Write in: Nigeria

Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarships for Women and Minorities, USA (2012)

Master’s and Doctoral Scholarships in the field of Oceanography, Marine Biology or Maritime Archaeology for Women and Minorities students in USA - 2012

Study Subject(s): Oceanography, Marine Biology or Maritime Archaeology (including all science, engineering, and resource management of ocean and coastal areas)
Course Level: Master, Doctoral
Scholarship Provider: NOAA
Scholarship can be taken at: USA

Eligibility:
Only individuals who are United States citizens currently pursuing a Master’s or doctoral level degree in oceanography, marine biology or maritime archaeology (including all science, engineering, and resource management of ocean and coastal areas) at a U.S. accredited graduate institution are eligible for an award under this scholarship program. In addition, students must have and maintain a minimum cumulative and term grade point average of 3.0 and maintain full-time student status for every term, and for the duration of their award. Universities or other organizations may not apply on behalf of an individual. Prospective scholars do not need to be enrolled in a graduate program at the time of application, but must be admitted to a graduate level program in order to be awarded this scholarship. Eligibility must be maintained for each succeeding year of support and annual reporting requirements, to be specified at a later date, will apply.

Scholarship Open for International Students: No

Scholarship Description:
The Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship Program provides support for outstanding scholarship and encourages independent graduate-level research in oceanography, marine biology, or maritime archaeology, particularly by women and members of minority groups. Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarships carry a 12-month stipend for each student of $30,000 and an annual cost-of-education allowance of up to $12,000 and up to $10,000 support for a four to six week research collaboration at a NOAA facility. Masters students may be supported for up to two years, and doctoral students for up to four years. About four scholarships are awarded each year.

How to Apply: Post
Scholarship Application Deadline: February 10, 2012

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Innovation 360 - Outshine The Rest (Full Scholarship Award Competition) for Nigerians to Study Abroad

Innovation 360 - Outshine The Rest

Course(s) Offered: Any field
Course Level: Undergraduate
Providers: British Council, Participating institutions
Country to Study in: UK

Japan-IMF Scholarships for Asians (JISPA). Study In Japan

Japan-IMF Scholarships for Asians (JISPA)

Course(s) Offered: Available fields
Course Level: Postgraduate (masters)
Provider: Japan-IMF
Country to Study in: Japan

National Gardening Association / Subaru Healthy Sprouts Award for Youth Schools and Organizations

National Gardening Association – Healthy Sprouts Awards

Course(s) Offered: Nutrition, Gardening
Course Level: Undergraduate / Youth
Provider: National Gardening Association
Country to Study in: USA

The Africa Rice Center Research Position for Weed Science (Work In Dar es Salaam, Tanzania)

Research Assistant for Weed Science

Course(s) Offered: Agricultural Sciences
Course Level: Graduate Research
Provider: The Africa Rice Center
Country to Study in: Tanzania

Indiana University Cox Legacy Scholars Program for Undergraduate Study (Study in USA)

Cox Legacy Scholarship

Course(s) Offered: Available disciplines
Course Level: Undergraduate (bachelors)
Provider: Indiana University
Country to Study in: USA

Belgian Scholarship Programme at the Institute for Tropical Medicine for Developing Country Students

Belgian Scholarship Programme at the Institute for Tropical Medicine for Developing Country Students

Study Subject: Public health
Scholarship Level: Postgraduate
Scholarship Provider: Government of Belgium
Scholarship can be taken at: Belgium

Scholarship Description
The Institute for Tropical Medicine offers a certain number of study grants to nationals from developing countries.

Areas covered
Public health in developing countries.

Application conditions
  • Applicants must be no more than 45 years old
  • Applicants must provide evidence of at least 2 years' professional experience.
Duration
  • For study, no more than 1 year.
  • For training, no more than 10 months
Scholarship Application Deadline: 1st March (Annual)

Contacts
Institute for Tropical Medicine Studentendienst
Helga Bödges
Nationalestraat 155
B-2000 Antwerp - Belgium
Tel.: 32 3 247 64 85
Fax: 32 3 247 64 75
E-mail: info@itg.be
Website: www.itg.be

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POSNA /COUR Orthopedic Surgeons International Scholarship Program for Developing Nations

POSNA /COUR Orthopedic Surgeons International Scholarship Program for Developing Nations

Scholarship Subject: Orthopedic Surgery
Scholarship Level; Postgraduate Award, Fellowship
Scholarship Provider: POSNA/COUR
Scholarships can be taken at: USA

Scholarship Description
The Children’s Orthopedics in Underserved Regions (COUR) committee of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA) has allotted $10,000 per year, in their International Scholarship Program, for scholars to attend the POSNA annual meeting or IPOS meeting. We also hope that the recipients will be able to spend an additional period of time at local/regional institutions to supplement their educational experience.

Goals/intent of this program::
  • To have 4-6 orthopedic surgeons from developing nations attend the POSNA Annual Meeting or International Pediatric Orthopaedic Symposium (IPOS) with funding support (maximum of $2,500/scholar) for travel and meeting registration on an annual basis under the guidance of POSNA and a sponsoring POSNA member.
  • Facilitate short term visit of the International scholar to pediatric orthopedic centers in North America by identifying interested local hosts / institutions.
Eligibility:
Nominees should be from a resource challenged environment, have a need for financial support, have the majority of their practice in pediatric orthopedics, and ideally be a leader in his or her community. In particular, the potential applicant should:
  • Be a practicing orthopedic surgeon in a developing nation
  • Not have received a received a POSNA COUR fellowship in the past 5 years
  • Be directly involved in the care of children with orthopedic problems
  • Complete an Application form for the COUR International scholar’s program
  • Identify a sponsoring POSNA member
  • Agree to complete a feedback form regarding his/ her experience as a COUR scholar
Scholarship Open to International Applicants: Yes
Scholarship Application Deadline: November 1 - Deadline for completed application from sponsor and from applicant. December 1- COUR committee reviews entire application and chooses scholars. December 15- Sponsor and applicant are notified of decision. January 1-Scholar confirms that they will attend the meeting for which they are selected. Scholar communicates their travel dates including pre/post observership(s).

For detailed information on Timelines; responsibilities of the Applicants, Sponsors, POSNA and COUR committee, see the link below.

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MTN Scholarships at Rhodes University’s Media Leadership Institute for Southern African Students

MTN Scholarships at Rhodes University

Course(s) Offered: Media management
Course Level: Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)
Provider: MTN
Country to Study in: South Africa

University of Cape Town / A W Mellon Foundation Honours Scholarships for South Africans

A W Mellon Foundation Honours Scholarships

Course(s) Offered: Humanities
Course Level: Undergraduate (Honours)
Provider: A W Mellon Foundation
Country to Study in: South Africa

Dr. Martin Luther King Scholarships in the USA for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students Worldwide

Dr. Martin Luther King Scholarships

Course(s) Offered: Several
Course Level: Undergraduate, Postgraduate
Provider: Participating Institution(s)
Country to Study in: USA

Postdoctoral Scholarships in Automation of Forestry Cranes for International Applicants

Postdoctoral Scholarships

Course(s) Offered: Applied Physics & Electronics
Course Level: Graduate (postdoctoral)
Provider: Umeå University, Sweden
Country to Study in: Sweden

Wilfrid Laurier University Lorna R Marsden Scholarship Fund to Study In Canada

Lorna R Marsden Scholarship Fund

Course(s) Offered: Sociology
Course Level: Undergraduate (3rd year)
Provider: Lorna R Marsden Scholarship Fund
Country to Study in: Canada

University of Westminster Scholarships for Nigerian Masters students

Westminster Nigeria Scholarships

Course(s) Offered: Any subject
Course Level: Postgraduate (masters)
Provider: University of Westminster
Country to Study in: UK

Guide to Tuition Free Universities and Colleges in Europe for International Students

If you have been unable to get an international university scholarship, it is perhaps time you start to consider applying to one of the many tuition-free (or minimal tuition-fee) schools. Although unarguably fewer in number than in the past, yet a good number of countries still offer free tuition education to international students.

University of Miami Women’s Guild Scholarship for Undergraduate and Graduate Students

University of Miami Women’s Guild Scholarship

Course(s) Offered: All fields
Course Level: Undergraduate, Graduate
Provider: Broward Women’s Guild Scholarship Fund
Country to Study in: USA

Postdoctoral Position Within the Bio4Energy Program for International Applicants

Postdoctoral Position within the Bio4Energy Program: Bioconversion of wood polymer derivatives

Course(s) Offered: Chemistry (Biochemistry, etc)
Course Level: Graduate (postdoctoral)
Provider: Umeå University
Country to Study in: Sweden

University of Johannesburg / Council for Scientific and Industrial Research Scholarship for South Africans

UJ / CSIR Scholarships

Course(s) Offered: Science, Engineering, Health
Course Level: Undergraduate (Honours/BTech), Graduate (masters, Phd)
Provider: UJ AND CSIR
Country to Study in: South Africa

Wilfrid Laurier University Alumni Award of Merit Scholarships for Year 1 Students

Alumni Award of Merit Scholarship

Course(s) Offered: All fields
Course Level: Undergraduate
Provider: Laurier Alumni Association
Country to Study in: Canada

Chancellor Jackman Research Fellowships in Humanities for All Students

Chancellor Jackman Research Fellowships at University of Toronto

Course(s) Offered: Humanities
Course Level: Research Fellowships
Provider: University of Toronto
Country to Study in: Canada

The Southern African Association for Energy Efficiency (SAEE) Student Scholarship Programme

The SAEE Student Scholarship Programme

Course(s) Offered: Engineering, Environment
Course Level: Undergraduate, Postgraduate
Provider: SAEE
Country to Study in: South Africa

SANCOR International Travel Student Award for South African Citizens

SANCOR International Travel Student Award

Course(s) Offered: Science
Course Level: Graduate (phd)
Provider: SANCOR
Country to Study in: Any country abroad

Stellenbosch University Biological Invasions Bursaries, South Africa

Bursaries for Honours, Masters, Doctoral, Postdoctoral (International)

Course(s) Offered: Molecular phylogenetics, GIS mapping, taxonomy, population modelling, social science, history, mathematical ecology, and evolutionary biology
Course Level: Honours, Masters, Doctoral, Postdoctoral
Provider: South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI)
Country to Study in: South Africa

PETROFUND Postgraduate Scholarships for Namibian Citizens

PETROFUND Postgraduate Scholarships for Namibian Citizens

Study Subject(s): Petroleum engineering, Petroleum geosciences
Course Level: Postgraduate (Masters or Honours degrees)
Scholarship Provider: PETROFUND
Scholarship can be taken at: Namibia

Scholarship Description
Financial support will be given to full-time candidates who wish to study in oil and gas related fields; namely, Petroleum engineering and Petroleum geosciences.
1.2 The allocation of these bursaries will be based on the achievement potential and needs of the student.
1.3 A legal and binding contract between PETROFUND and the student will be signed.

Eligibility
Applicants must be Namibian citizens;
2.2 Academic performance must be satisfactory;
2.3 A change of study course requires a reapplication for a bursary;
2.4 A bursary is only allocated for one study year, but is renewable annually subject to satisfactory academic progress;
2.5 Bursars will be required to work in Namibia on completion of their studies for the same number of years that the bursary was granted provided jobs are available. Failure to comply with this condition wholly or in part will require full or pro-rata repayment of the bursary with interest calculated at prevailing market rates.
2.6 Bursars are required to provide at least two progress reports (or more if required) of their academic performance each year.

How to Apply: By Post

Scholarship Application Deadline: 30th September 2011
Scholarship Open for International Students: No

Resource: Call for Application - 2011/2012 (pdf)

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City University of New York Kennedy Fellows Scholarship for Undergraduate and Graduate Study in USA

Kennedy Fellows Scholarships

Course(s) Offered: Health, Nursing
Course Level: Associate, Bachelor’s or Master’s
Provider: John F. Kennedy, Jr.
Country to Study in: USA

Research Position at Centre for the Study of Law and Governance, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India

Centre for the Study of Law and Governance announce Research Position in the Role of Governance in the Resolution of Socioeconomic and Political Conflict in India and Europe (CORE)  at Jawaharlal Nehru University, India

Study Subject(s): The Role of Governance in the Resolution of Socioeconomic and Political Conflict in India and Europe (CORE) located at the Centre.
Course Level: Research
Scholarship Provider: Jawaharlal Nehru University, India
Scholarship can be taken at: India

Eligibility:
Masters in Political Science, Sociology or a related discipline with minimum 55% marks.

Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes

Scholarship Description:
Applications are invited for the following purely temporary position in the project The Role of Governance in the Resolution of Socioeconomic and Political Conflict in India and Europe (CORE) located at the Centre: The selected candidate will be appointed on purely temporary basis, initially for a period of one year or until her/ his services are required by the Project Director, whichever is earlier.

How to Apply: By Post
Scholarship Application Deadline: Before 10 September 2011.

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