Carnegie Council Student / Teacher Essay Contest on Sustainability

Carnegie Council Student / Teacher Essay Contest

Subject: Essay Writing Contest
Essay Level: Undergraduate, Postgraduate
Provider: Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs
Essay to be taken at: any country (anywhere in the world)

14th Annual Berkeley Prize Essay Competition for Undergraduate and Diploma Architecture Students Worldwide

Essay Prize Competition

Course(s) Offered: Writing Competition (Architecture)
Course Level: Undergraduate
Provider: Berkeley Prize
Country to Write in: Any country (worldwide)

Young Scientist Essay Contest for Graduate and Undergraduate students

Young Scientist Essay Contest

Subject: Essay Writing Competition
Subject Level: Graduate, Undergraduate
Provider: ISU, UN
Country to be taken in: Any country

Chinese Government Scholarship Program at Harbin Engineering University for non-Chinese Students

Chinese Government Scholarship at HEU University

Course(s) Offered: Engineering fields, science, management, humanities, arts, and law
Course Level: Graduate (PhD)
Provider: Chinese Government
Country to Study in: China

RUFORUM Sokoine University of Agriculture Scholarship in Tanzania for Masters Students

Masters Scholarship:
Food Science / Technology (FST) and Soil Science


Course(s) Offered: Agriculture
Course Level: Graduate (M.Sc.)
Provider: RUFORUM
Country to Study in: Tanzania

Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) Scholarships for the Split PhD Program

PTDF Split PhD Program

Course(s) Offered: Any
Course Level: Postgraduate (doctoral)
Provider: Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF)
Country to Study in: Any country (Nigeria, Overseas)

TWAS-ICCBS Postgraduate Fellowship in Chemical and Biological Sciences for Students from Developing Countries - 2012

TWAS-ICCBS Postgraduate Fellowship in Chemical and Biological Sciences for Students from Developing Countries, Pakistan - 2012

Study Subject: chemical and biological sciences
Scholarship Level: Fellowships, PhD, research
Scholarship Provider: ICCBS, TWAS
Scholarships can be taken at: Pakistan

Scholarship Description
The International Centre for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS) — comprising the H.E.J. Research Institute of Chemistry and the Dr. Panjwani Centre for Molecular and Drug Research, Karachi, Pakistan — and TWAS offer fellowships to young scientists from developing countries (other than Pakistan) who wish to pursue research towards a PhD in chemical and biological sciences.

Eligibility
Applicants for these fellowships must meet the following criteria:
  • be a maximum age of 35 years on 31 December of the year of application;
  • hold a Master’s degree in a field of natural sciences;
  • be nationals of a developing country (other than Pakistan);
  • provide a certificate of good health from a qualified medical doctor;
  • provide evidence of proficiency in English.
  • provide evidence of proficiency in English.
Programme Details
  • Applicants may be registered for a PhD degree in their home country (SANDWICH option), or may enroll in a PhD course at ICCBS (FULL-TIME option).
  • SANDWICH Fellowships (for those registered for a PhD in their home country): The Fellowship may be granted for a minimum period of 6 months and a maximum period to be decided with ICCBS. Under the sandwich option, TWAS covers only one return journey to the host country.
  • FULL-TIME Fellowships (for those willing to register for a PhD in Pakistan):
  • - The Fellowship is granted for maximum 4 years. If awarded the Fellowship, full-time candidates must sit a compulsory entrance examination in either April or October at the University of Karachi, prior to starting their Fellowship. Upon passing the entry exam, awardees will register at the University of Karachi and ICCBS.
  • ICCBS will provide a monthly stipend which should be used to cover living costs, such as food, accommodation and health insurance. The monthly stipend will not be convertible into foreign currency.
  • If awarded, applicants must sit a compulsory entrance examination in either April or October prior to starting their Fellowship. For the entrance examination, candidates can enter Pakistan on a visitor's visa. Upon successful completion of the entrance examination, candidates will immediately begin their research programme and the necessary requirements for a study visa will be implemented while at the host institution. Local hospitality for candidates travelling to Pakistan for the entrance examination will be provided by ICCBS.
  • The language of instruction is English.
  • Applicants must submit an Acceptance Letter from ICCBS when applying, or by the deadline at the latest. Without preliminary acceptance the application will not be considered for selection
  • Reference letters: Referees must send signed letters as attachments via e-mail directly to TWAS. The subject line must contain: ICCBS/PG/candidate’s surname. Alternatively, letters can be sent by post in sealed envelopes. Only signed reference letters can be accepted.
  • Applicants to the TWAS-ICCBS Postgraduate Fellowship Programme should send one copy of their application to TWAS only (by post, fax or email). Please do not send a copy to ICCBS.
Scholarship Application Form
Click on the links below to download the application form and guidelines. Before applying it is recommended that you read very carefully the application guidelines for detailed information on eligibility criteria, deadlines and other key requirements of the application procedure. 

Contact
TWAS Fellowships Office
ICTP campus, Strada Costiera 11
34151 Trieste, Italy
Tel: +39 040 2240314
Fax: +39 040 2240689
E-mail: fellowships{at}twas.org

Prof. Muhammad Iqbal Choudhary, Director
International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS)
University of Karachi
Karachi-75270, Pakistan
Tel: +92 21 4824 924, 4824 925
Fax: +92 21 4819 018, 4819 019
E-mail: hej{at}cyber.net.pk, pcmd{at}cyber.net.pk

Scholarship Application Deadline: 30 June 2012
Scholarships Open to International Applicants: Yes (developing countries other than Pakistan)

PG Application Form
PG Application Guidelines

More Scholarship Information and Application

Science, Technology and Innovations (ST&I) Postdoctorate Research Grant, Kenya

Ministry of Higher Education Science and Technology offers Science, Technology and Innovations (ST&I) Postdoctorate Research Grant, Kenya

Study Subject(s): Any
Course Level: Postdoctoral
Scholarship Provider: Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology
Scholarship can be taken at: Kenya

Scholarship Description:
Ministry Of Higher Education, Science and Technology And National Council for Science and Technology offers Science, Technology and Innovations (ST&I) Postdoctorate Research Grant for Kenya Applicants

Eligibility:
Applicants must have PhD degree in relative field.

How to Apply: By post

Scholarship Application Deadline: Contact employer
Scholarship Open for International Students: No

Further Scholarship Information and Application

Total Nigeria Scholarship for Rivers and Akwa Ibom State Students

Total Nigeria Scholarship for Rivers and Akwa Ibom State Students

Course(s) Offered: Several fields
Course Level: Undergraduate (post secondary)
Provider: Total E&P Nigeria
Country to Study in: Nigeria

McKesson Pharmacy Scholarship Program (for Pharmacy students)

McKesson Pharmacy Scholarship Program (for Pharmacy students)

Course(s) Offered: Pharmacy
Course Level: Undergraduate
Provider: McKesson Pharmacy
Country to Study in: USA

South Africa Investec Scholarship at University of Cambridge for MBA Students from South Africa (2012)

Investec MBA Scholarship

Course(s) Offered: MBA
Course Level: Postgraduate
Provider: Investec
Country to Study in: UK

African Biodiversity Information Center Scholarships for Study Visits on Biodiversity in African Zoology and Wood Biology

Call for applications:
Scholarships for scientific study visits on biodiversity in African Zoology and Wood Biology


Course(s) Offered: African Zoology,  Wood Biology
Course Level: PhD, Postdoctoral
Provider: Belgian Development Cooperation, RMCA
Country to Study in: Belgium

First Rand/Laurie Dippenaar Scholarship for International Postgraduate Studies

Scholarship for Postgraduate South African citizen, for study outside South Africa in any discipline at an internationally recognized University 2012

Study Subject(s): Any
Course Level: Postgraduate
Scholarship Provider: FirstRand Limited
Scholarship can be taken at: All over the world

Eligibility:
• an up to date statement of academic record that includes degrees, and/or equivalent, names of institutions, dates of study and category of pass • details of any dissertations and publications • employment history and current job description ( if applicable) • three recent letters of support from referees familiar with the applicant’s career and intended studies

Scholarship Open for International Students: No

Scholarship Description:
The scholarship is to the value of R350 000 per annum for a maximum of two years and is available to a South African citizen, for study outside South Africa in any discipline at the internationally recognized University of their choice for a Postgraduate degree. Excellence is the only criteria for selection. What makes this scholarship different from most is not only the personal interest which Laurie Dippenaar takes in the selection process, but also his interest in the ongoing progress of the recipient. Scholarship criteria are set out below. The successful candidate has to return to South Africa for at least 5 years after completing his or her studies.

How to Apply: By Post
Scholarship Application Deadline: Applications will open on Monday 2 January 2012 and close Friday 2 March 2012.

Further Scholarship Information and Application

Postdoctoral / Research Fellow in Nigeria for International Scholars

Research Positions for International Applicants

Course(s) Offered: Development Strategy and Governance
Course Level: Postdoctoral
Provider: IFPRI
Country to Study in: Nigeria

Scholarships for Postgraduate Students (Honours, Masters & Doctoral) at University of Cape Town, Africa

University of Cape Town offers Scholarships for Honours, Masters & Doctoral students in Africa

Study Subject(s): Any
Course Level: Honours, Masters & Doctoral
Scholarship Provider: University of Cape Town
Scholarship can be taken at: Africa

Eligibility:
Students who register for postgraduate diplomas and certificates, the BArch, the LLB, or for the Undergraduate 4th year of any Bachelors degree are not eligible for UCT’s postgraduate awards, and are referred to the Student Financial Aid Office. Students who intend to study for a second degree at the same level as one they already hold, (e.g., a second Honours degree) are also not eligible for funding.

Scholarship Open for International Students: No

Scholarship Description: University of Cape Town funding provide support towards the cost of study at UCT. For students who will register for Honours, Masters and Doctoral degrees. It is important to note that the University is not able to provide full-cost funding to postgraduate students. Scholarships and bursaries awarded will contribute towards the cost of study and applicants are advised to secure additional support.

How to Apply: By Post
Scholarship Application Deadline: 31 October 2011

Further Scholarship Information and Application

Swedish Government aims to increase international student scholarship funding

Swedish Government aims to increase international student scholarship funding

(22nd Sep 11)- The Swedish government has allotted an additional 20 million kronor ($2.9 million) in scholarship funding to help offset tuition fees charged to students from developing countries who want to study at Swedish universities.

Human Rights Watch International Fellowships for Graduates Worldwide

Human Rights Watch Fellowships Program:
International Human Rights Fellowship


Course(s) Offered: Human Rights-related
Course Level: Graduate fellowship
Provider: Human Rights Watch
Country to Study in: Any country (USA, UK, other approved locations)