HSBC Overseas Scholarship for Undergraduate Students

HSBC Overseas Scholarship Scheme

Course(s) Offered: Any field
Course Level: Undergraduate (bachelors)
Provider: Hongkong Bank Foundation
Country to Study in: Several countries

King Abdullah II of Jordan Generations for Peace Scholarship

King Abdullah II of Jordan Generations For Peace Scholarship

Course(s) Offered: Several fields (Medical, Social Sciences or Humanities)
Course Level: Postgraduate (DPhil; but MPhil may be considered, research)
Provider: Generations For Peace Institute, University of Oxford
Country to Study in: UK

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UK Education Agents certificate online course: call for applications

Course(s) Offered: Education in the UK
Course Level: Certificate course
Provider: British Council Nigeria
Course can be taken at: Online

Spanish Government Scholarships for International Students

Spanish Government Scholarships for International Students

Course(s) Offered: Any field
Course Level: Graduate (masters, phd) 
Provider: Govt of Spain (via MAEC-AECI)
Country to Study in: Spain

Brandeis University USA Poverty Alleviation and Development Graduate Scholarships for African Students

Poverty Alleviation and Development Graduate Scholarships

Course(s) Offered: Development and project management
Course Level: Masters (MA)
Provider: Brandeis University
Country to Study in: USA

Top Ranked Online Schools and Universities

Online higher education is growing, but a lack of transparency is preventing it from reaching its full potential. Even though online colleges are now receiving increased respect from top employers, diploma mills and the like limit the prestige of a legitimate online degree.

AACC International Foundation Scholarships

American Association of Cereal Chemists (AACC) International Foundation Scholarships for Undergraduate and Graduate students - 2012/2013

Study Subject: Any field (relevant to grain-based food science and technology)
Scholarship Level: Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Fellowships
Scholarship Provider: AACC endowment fund & Int'l divisions, Companies
Scholarship can be taken at: USA

Scholarship Description
The purpose of the AACC (American Association of Cereal Chemists) International Foundation fellowship program is to encourage graduate research in grain-based food science and technology. Research in such disciplines as genetics, horticulture, nutrition, microbiology, biochemistry, engineering, or chemistry is not eligible unless it is directly related to the student’s primary research program dealing with a grain-based food science and technology related areas.

The general eligibility requirements for applicants for all fellowships are:
  1. Applicants must be a current AACC International Student Division member.
  2. The candidate must be enrolled in graduate studies by the time the fellowship becomes effective, or be a current graduate student pursuing a course of study leading to an MS or a Ph.D. degree.
  3. The educational institution in which the recipient is enrolled must be conducting fundamental investigations for the advancement of cereal science and technology, including oilseeds.
  4. A fellowship recipient becomes ineligible for further payments when all requirements for the degree for which the fellowship was awarded have been completed, or if, during the tenure of the fellowship, the student discontinues or substantially changes the research program proposed in the fellowship application. It is the separate responsibility of both the student and the appropriate department head to notify the AACC International Foundation within thirty (30) days of any such change.
  5. The recipient must be enrolled in an academic schedule that meets the minimum requirements of the university involved, for full-time graduate study.
  6. Age, sex, race, financial need, or previous receipt or non-receipt of an AACC Intl. scholarship or fellowship are not conditions of eligibility for any award.
  7. The value or terms of any award are subject to change upon agreement with the donor.
Eligible Groups
Africa: All African Countries are Eligible

Fields of Study
Grain-based food science and technology (cereal chemistry and technology)

Scholarship Benefits
Graduate fellowships of $3,000, $2,500, or $2,000 will be available for 2012-2013. In addition to these cash awards, fellowship winners will receive a certificate

Sponsorship Duration
Duration of study

Method of Application
Download 2012 Graduate Fellowship Application (pdf file)
Important Note: Applications, completed as required including any attachments and verifying signatures, must be received at AACC International Foundation Headquarters on or before March 1, 2012 to be considered for the 2012-2013 awards. All information and attachments requested in the application must be provided. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Material in excess of that requested will not be copied or included.

AACC International
3340 Pilot Knob Road
St. Paul, MN 55121
Phone: +1.651.454.7250
Fax: +1.651.454.0766

Scholarship Application Deadline: March 1, 2012 (annually)
Scholarship Open to International students: Yes

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Leverhulme Royal Society Africa Award in UK, Ghana and Tanzania for African Scientists

Leverhulme-Royal Society Africa Award

Course(s) Offered: Sciences (incl. Engr)
Course Level: Graduate (PhD, research)
Provider: Leverhulme-Royal Society Africa
Country to Study in: UK, Ghana, Tanzania

Tuition Free Universities and Education for International Students

Tuition Free Schools and Education: Do they still exist?

An Introduction: The Background
Tuition free education, both at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, have been around for several years. This policy recently became extremely popular amongst international students wishing to attend tuition free European schools, largely because of the internet.

Erasmus Mundus Scholarships in Sustainable Tropical Forestry (SUTROFOR) - 2012/2013

Erasmus Mundus Scholarships in Sustainable Tropical Forestry

Courses Offered: Agriculture and related fields
Course Level: Postgraduate (Masters)
Provider: EU Erasmus Mundus
Country to Study in: Any European Country

NAMA Scholarships for Nigerian Female Engineers - Coming Soon

NAMA Scholarships for Nigerian Female Engineers - Coming Soon

Study Subject: Engineering
Scholarship Level: Undergraduate, Postgraduate
Scholarship Provider: NAMA, APWEN
Scholarship can be taken at: Nigeria

Claude Ake Visiting Chair for Social Scientists at African Universities

Claude Ake Visiting Chair

Course(s) Offered: Social sciences, Humanities
Course Level: Graduate (research)
Provider: Nordic Africa Institute; Uppsala University
Country to Study in: Sweden

Travel Scholarships for Fieldwork in Africa

Travel scholarships for Fieldwork in Africa - 2012/2013

Study Subject: Development issues in Africa (emphasis on the social sciences and closely related fields: anthropology, history, economics, human geography etc)
Scholarship Level: Postgraduate, research
Scholarship Provider: Nordic Africa Institute
Scholarship can be taken at: Africa

Scholarship Description
Under this scheme some 20–30 scholars associated with Nordic universities, colleges and research institutions are sponsored annually for research trips to Africa.

Eligibility (Who can apply?)
The scholarships can be applied for by researchers associated with universities, colleges and other research institutions in the Nordic countries (= Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden). They are mainly intended for young researchers, but applications from established researchers will also be considered. Applicants should have completed their basic academic education (=Bachelor degree).

What does not qualify for support?: Pure natural science projects without a strong component of development research are not qualified. The scholarships are not awarded for study visits, excursions, or participation in conferences. Funds to cover salary expenses cannot be applied for. Scholarships will not be awarded for fieldwork that has already been completed before 31 January (= the closing date for applications). Scholarships are not awarded to the same project more than once. Language studies do not qualify for support.

Fields of Study (Which projects qualify for support?)
The scholarships are intended for research and preparation of research projects. Research should concern development issues in Africa and emphasis is placed on the social sciences and closely related fields (anthropology, history, economics, human geography etc).

Scholarship Benefits
Scholarships are intended to cover travel expenses to Africa and to contribute to the cost of local travel and living expenses. Exceptionally, scholarships may be awarded for archive studies in Europe.

Method of Application
You may download the Application form (pdf); and read the Directions for applications (pdf).
The Travel Scholarships are awarded once per year and applications mailed to Nordiska Afrikainstitutet must be in by the deadline. NAI does not accept applications sent by fax.

Evaluations of applications: Applications are primarily evaluated on the basis of scientific quality and relevance. Secondly, the distribution among the Nordic countries, disciplines and gender is considered.

Communication of results: Scholarships will be awarded end of April. All applicants will receive notification in writing. The scholarships are payable as from May 1st.

For further information please contact Ingrid Andersson:
Phone- +46-18 56 22 00.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 31 January 2012 (annually)
Scholarship Open to International students: No (ONLY researchers associated with Nordic institutions)

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Vasilios Stavros Lagakos Fellowship

The Vasilios Stavros Lagakos Fellowship

Study Subject: Public health (biostatistics), Medicine
Scholarship Level: Postgraduate (PhD, research, fellowships)
Scholarship Provider: Department of Biostatistics at the HSPH
Scholarship can be taken at: USA

Top Scholarships for International Students to Study in Japan

Top Scholarships to Study in Japan

Asian scholarships may be the next good thing for international students. Universities in Japan, an Asian nation, offer outstanding educational standards and advanced resources to students from developing and non-developing regions of the world.

Erasmus Mundus Scholarships in International Humanitarian Action for Nationals of a Third World Country

Erasmus Mundus Scholarships

Course(s) Offered: International Humanitarian Action
Course Level: Graduate (masters, doctoral)
Provider: EU Erasmus Mundus
Country to Study in: Europe

Austrian APPEAR Masters and PhD Grants for Countries in Africa, Asia, South America and Palestine Territories

APPEAR Master's and PhD Grants

Course(s) Offered: Any subject
Course Level: Graduate (master’s, phd)
Provider: APPEAR
Country to Study in: Austria

International Scholarship Programme for Students from Tunisia and Egypt

International Scholarship Programme

Course(s) Offered: All subjects
Course Level: Graduate (masters, phd)
Provider: Heinrich Böll Foundation
Country to Study in: Germany

United Nations Young Environmental Journalist Award for African Journalists

Young Environmental Journalist Award Africa

Study Subject: Journalism
Award Level: Postgraduate
Award Provider: USA Government (via UNEP)
Award can be taken at: USA

Chinese Government Nanjing University Masters and PhD Scholarships Program for International Students

Chinese Government Masters and PhD Scholarships

Course(s) Offered: Education, Technology, Culture and Economics
Course Level: Postgraduate (Masters, PhD, research)
Provider: Chinese Government
Country to Study in: China (Nanjing University)