London Metropolitan University Undergraduate and Postgraduate Scholarships for Students of Tibetian Origin

Tibetan Scholarships

Course(s) Offered: Any field
Course Level: Undergraduate (bachelors), Postgraduate (masters)
Provider: LMU, International Students House
Country to Study in: UK

NIIT Nigeria Scholarship for IT Training Programme

The NIIT Nigeria Scholarship Test - Scholarship for IT Training Programme for Nigerians

Course(s) Offered: Information Technology
Course Level: Vocation, Training
Provider: NIIT
Country to Study in: Nigeria

Mahatma Gandhi Scholarships for Indian Postgraduate students

Mahatma Gandhi Scholarships for Indian Postgraduate students

Study Subjects: Any field
Scholarship Level: Postgraduate (masters, PGD, PGCert, research, PhD, professional)
Scholarship Provider: LMU
Scholarship can be taken at: UK

Scholarship Description
The Mahatma Gandhi Scholarship Program at London Metropolitan University has been set up to honour the major political and spiritual leader of India, who is officially honoured in India as the Father of the Nation.

Eligibility
The minimum academic requirements to be a serious contender for the scholarships would be as follows:
  • 80% or above in Class X
  • 80% or above in Class XII
  • First class Bachelors degree from a good Indian University, or a Masters degree from a good Indian University
  • IELTS band of overall 7.5
Selection criteria:
The scholarship will be awarded annually to the most outstanding Indian postgraduate student coming to London Met on the basis of excellent academic performance in India.
The recipient must also demonstrate the potential for leadership and social change as exemplified by Gandhi.

Eligible groups
Only students of Indian nationality

Participating Institutions
London Metropolitan University, UK

Fields of study
Any postgraduate field at the LMU, including:
  • Postgraduate taught courses: Postgraduate taught courses leading to qualifications such as MA, MSc, MBA, DMS, Postgraduate Diploma, Postgraduate Certificate if you want to study beyond Bachelor level.
  • Postgraduate research degrees: Research opportunities through our Research Institutes or through academic departments and leading to qualifications such as MPhil and PhD.
  • Professional courses: Professional taught courses leading to qualifications from the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) and Institute of Credit Management.
Number of awards
Three - One for full tuition; and two for 50% partial tuition

Sponsorship duration
Whole duration of programme

Scholarship benefits
The scholarship program supports one Indian student and covers the tuition fees for a Masters programme at London Metropolitan University. Additionally, the university will support two Indian students with a 50% reduction in tuition fees.

Method of Application
Students applying for the Mahatma Gandhi Scholarships must hold an unconditional offer on one of our postgraduate courses.
Students may fill in the application form (.doc) and forward their application to our India Office in Delhi (also see 'Contact' below).

NOTE: The application deadline is 30th June.
  • Students short-listed for the awards will be invited to come to Delhi Gandhi Smriti for one day for selection.
  • This will consist of a group discussion with the panel, then a 6 minute presentation from each candidate, followed by questions.
Contact
London Metropolitan University
Liaison Office (Delhi)
Office no. 711, 7th Floor
Ashoka Estate
24, Barakhamba Road
Connaught Place, New Delhi-110001

Tel: +91 (0) 11 4351 5601
Tel: +91 (0) 11 4351 5602
Tel: +91 (0) 11 4351 5606
Fax: +91 (0) 11 4351 5603
Email: india@londonmet.ac.uk

Scholarship Application Deadline: 30th June (annually)
Scholarship Open to International students: No (ONLY Indians)

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Postgraduate Scholarships for International Students at London Metropolitan University

Postgraduate Scholarships for International students

Course(s) Offered: Any field
Course Level: Postgraduate (masters)
Provider: LMU
Country to Study in: UK

University of Lagos (Unilag) 2012/2013 Post-UTME Screening Exercise

University of Lagos (Unilag) 2012/2013 Post-UTME Screening Exercise

REGISTRATION EXERCISE FOR POST-UNIFIED TERTIARY MATRICULATION EXAMINATIONS (UTME) SCREENING FOR ADMISSION IN THE 2012/2013 ACADEMIC SESSION BEGINS, JUNE13

USA: World Forestry Institute International Fellowships Program for Both US and Foreign Citizens

WFI International Fellowships Program

Course(s) Offered: Forestry, natural resources, or related
Course Level: Postgraduate (master, fellowship)
Provider: WFI
Country to Study in: USA

East Africa Social Science Translation Collaborative Visiting Scholar Fellowships for East Africans

EASST Collaborative Visiting Scholar Fellowships

Course(s) Offered: Social Science (economics, public health, etc)
Course Level: Postgraduate (fellowship)
Provider: CEGA, Makerere University
Country to Study in: USA

Margaret McNamara Scholarships at University of Cape Town for Female African Students

The Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund (MMMF) Scholarships

Course(s) Offered: Any field
Course Level: Postgraduate
Provider: The MMMF Foundation
Country to Study in: South Africa

SAMOAEF Scholarships for financially and physically handicapped Nigerian students

Samuel Maduka Onyishi African Entrepreneur Foundations (SAMOAEF) Scholarships for financially and physically handicapped Nigerian students

Study Subjects: Any field
Scholarship Level: Secondary school, Undergraduate (bachelors)
Scholarship Provider: SAMOAEF Foundation
Scholarship can be taken at: Nigeria

Scholarship Description
Samuel Maduka Onyishi African Entrepreneur Foundations (SAMOAEF) Scholarships are for financially and physically handicapped Nigerian students who wish to further their education.

Call for Applications:
Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the 2012 SAMOAEF Scholarship Scheme.

Eligibility
Qualifications:
  1. Undergraduate Students who are handicapped.
  2. Undergraduate Students who are severely disadvantaged financially.
  3. Undergraduate Students who face the threat of dropping out of school because of financial problems.
  4. Secondary School Students with poor financial background.
  5. Postgraduate students need not apply.
Eligible groups
Financially and physically handicapped, secondary school or university students of Nigerian origin

Participating Institutions
The Institute of African Studies, University of Nigeria, Nsukka

Fields of study
Students from all field of learning are encouraged to apply

Number of awards
Not specified by provider

Scholarship benefits
Inquire from the scholarship provider

Method of Application
The Forms are Available at:
  1. http://www.unn.edu.ng/institutes/africanstudies - pdf download
  2. The Institute of African Studies, University of Nigeria, Nsukka
Deadline for Submissions of Forms:
Completed application forms must be submitted to the Institute in hard-copy or softcopy in either JPEG or PDF format to ias.unn@unn.edu.ng or onuigbosamlizzy@yahoo.com, not later than three weeks from the date of this publication.

Instruction on the Form:
Any applicant who fails to follow the instructions on the form may be disqualified.

Signed
Professor Sam Onuigbo
Director, Institute of African Studies
University of Nigeria, Nsukka

IMPORTANT NOTE:
All entries should be received by the Secretary to the Board of Trustees on or before the end of June 2012. Entry must be accompanied by:
  1. A letter of recommendation from the Dean or Head of Department, Principal
  2. A letter of support from a Clergyman confirming that you cannot undergo your course without a scholarship award.
  3. Photocopies of certificates of examinations taken in 12 above.
  4. Two (2) recent coloured passport photographs
  5. Evidence of admission for freshmen and first year secondary school applicants.
Contact
SAMOAEF Scholarship Foundation
Phone: +234803 548 3074; +234803 674 1602
Email: ias.unn@unn.edu.ng; onuigbosamlizzy@yahoo.com

Scholarship Application Deadline: on or before end of June each year
Scholarship Open to International students: No(ONLY Nigerians)

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University of Ibadan (UI) 2012/2013 Post UTME Screening Exercise

University of Ibadan (UI) 2012/2013 Post UTME Screening Exercise

The application exercise for the University of Ibadan (UI) Post UTME Screening has commenced. Candidates who scored 200 and above and who chose UI as their first or second choice in UTME 2012 are qualified to apply. The cost of University of Ibadan Post UTME scratch card is N2,000 only.

University Of Benin (UNIBEN) 2012/2013 Post UTME Screening Exercise

University Of Benin (UNIBEN) 2012 / 2013 Post-UTME Screening Exercise.

The University of Benin (UNIBEN) Post-UTME Test Application process for 2012/2013 academic session will run between Monday, 28th May 2012 and end at midnight of Sunday, 10th June 2012, while screening will take place on Friday, 15th June 2012 and Saturday, 16th June 2012 in designated Centres within Ugbowo Campus of UNIBEN. ALL candidates are expected to be seated latest one hour before the stipulated time for the screening exercise.

List of Erasmus Mundus Scholarships for International students

List of International Erasmus Mundus scholarships

Erasmus Mundus aims to enhance quality in higher education through scholarships and academic cooperation between Europe and the rest of the world. The programme offers financial support for institutions and scholarships for individuals.

IFUW International Fellowships and Grants for female International students

IFUW International Fellowships and Grants for female International students

Study Subjects: Any field
Scholarship Level: Postgraduate (PhD, postdoctoral)
Scholarship Provider: IFUW
Scholarship can be taken at: Any country

University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) 2012/2013 Post-UTME Screening Exercise

University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) 2012/2013 Post-UTME Screening Exercise

The University of Nigeria, Nsukka invites candidates who selected the university as either their first or second choice in the 2012 Universities Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and scored 200 or above for screening.

Erasmus Mundus Scholarships in Transnational Trade Law and Finance for International students

European Masters in Transnational Trade Law and Finance (EMTTLF)

Course(s) Offered: Law, Finance, Business admin & related
Course Level: Postgraduate (masters)
Provider: European Union
Country to study in: Europe

Erasmus Mundus Scholarships in Marine Biodiversity and Conservation

Erasmus Mundus Scholarships

Course(s) Offered: Marine biodiversity, Nature conservation and restoration
Course Level: Masters
Provider: EU Erasmus Mundus
Country to Study in: Any country in Europe

NLNG Youth Empowerment Scheme (NLNG YES) for host communities

NLNG Youth Empowerment Scheme (NLNG YES) for host communities

Study Subjects: Community development (see below)
Scholarship Level: Trainings (technical and managerial)
Scholarship Provider: Nigeria LNG
Scholarship can be taken at: Nigeria

Scholarship Description
NLNG YES is a sustainable development initiative of the company specifically targeted at youths within NLNG host communities to make them more economically and socially responsible and self reliant, via business and vocational skills acquisition through technical and managerial training. YES is the product of a paradigm shift in community development and is a conscious effort to promote self reliance, encourage the growth of small scale businesses and promote economic empowerment.

Eligibility
Participation in the NLNG YES is targeted at unemployed or self employed youths who have inadequate skills in their area of interest but are desirous of improving their status through skills acquisition. In addition such intending participant would meet the following conditions:
  1. Be a native of an NLNG host community
  2. Be aged between 18 and 35 years
  3. Demonstrate capacity and willingness to put to use the starter packs for income generation after graduation.
However at present, due to the limited number of available slots, only those with high level of enthusiasm will be selected and efforts will be made to ensure a balanced spread among NLNG host communities.

Eligible groups
Only unemployed or self employed youths within NLNG host communities

NOTE: Host communities are Bonny kingdom (the core host, which include Finima - a community in Bonny kingdom; Abalamabie; the NLNG Residential Area and six GTS communities); about 110 communities which cut across nine Local Government Areas and nine kingdoms all in Rivers State; and Port-Harcourt (Amadi-Ama and Ogbumnabali communities.)

Participating Institutions
Various closed camps and training centers as selected by NLNG

Fields of study
Training is in any of the following presently offered modules of the NLNG YES:
  1. Photography and video production.
  2. Hair dressing and cosmetology.
  3. Fashion design and sewing.
  4. Welding and fabrication
  5. Air conditioning and refrigeration.
  6. Woodwork and furniture making.
  7. Horticulture and landscaping.
NOTE: Other vocations will however be considered in future as the need arises.

Number of awards
Over 660 young people have graduated from the NLNG YES.

Sponsorship duration
Comprises a 5-day attitude reorientation training, a 7 month vocational/technical skills training, and a 5- day intensive business development and management training

Scholarship benefits
The overall objective of the NLNG YES is to equip the youths with knowledge and life skills to make them self reliant and economically empowered as well as enhance their socio –economic status. Specific objectives of the YES are:
  1. To provide vocational /technical skills training for selected unemployed youths
  2. To expose them to skills required to start, operate and manage their business start-up
  3. To facilitate the acquisition of basic tads for business start up.
  4. To stimulate entrepreneurial development and achieve attitude re – orientation among selected youths.
During this training, a monthly stipend is provided to each of the trainees as transport subsidy to ease the burden of transport to the training centres.

Method of Application
Selection Process:
The scheme is designed to run in batches; consequently the admission process into the scheme is initiated only after the previous batch has graduated. Notices are thereafter sent to the various communities via their established organs with application forms for interested applicants to apply.

The selection process then commences as follows:
  1. Interested youths collect application forms from the Community Development Committee (CDC) representatives, and complete them.
  2. The traditional leader or chairman of the CDC endorses such applications.
  3. Forms accompanied with parental of guardians’ guarantee and other relevant documents are submitted to NLNG.
  4. The company screens applications and short listed applicants are invited for interview.
  5. Successful applicants are notified of the offer with a letter and invited for induction.
  6. The vocational training commences.
Three Tier Training:
All inducted trainees, undergo a 3 – tier, all- encompassing training programme to maximally achieve the desired objective of the scheme, the training sequence is as follows:
  1. Attitude Reorientation Training: This training would be held in a closed camp. All the inductees undergo 5-day attitude reorientation training. The major objective of which is to prepare their minds for the vocational training and to also expose them to leadership skills, discipline and provide direction on the expectations of the company, their families and the community from them during and after the duration of training.

  2. Vocational/Technical training: After the attitude reorientation training, the inductees are attached to the various training centres already pre-qualified and assessed for quality, based on their respective chosen vocations, The trainees undergo a 7 month vocational/technical skills training in any of the following presently offered modules of the NLNG YES:
    1. Photography and video production.
    2. Hair dressing and cosmetology.
    3. Fashion design and sewing.
    4. Welding and fabrication
    5. Air conditioning and refrigeration.
    6. Woodwork and furniture making.
    7. Horticulture and landscaping.
      Other vocations will however be considered in future as the need arises.
      During this training, a monthly stipend is provided to each of the trainees as transport subsidy to ease the burden of transport to the training centres.

  3. Business Development and Management Training: A 5- day intensive business development and management training wraps up the entire programme and is a pre – requisite towards the graduation of the trainees. This training is also held in camp and then the graduation ceremony is held shortly afterwards where successful trainees are presented with suitable starter packs to enable them set up their businesses, using the skills they acquired in the course of the programme.
Monitoring and Mentoring:
A periodic and regular monitoring and mentoring exercise is a key component in evaluation of the impact of the NLNG YES. The performances of trainees during training are monitored periodically to assess, appraise and promote the desired impact of the scheme. A report on the performance of each trainee is also generated and documented to serve as a basis for measurement of diligence, qualification for graduation and reward. The monitoring and mentoring exercise also continues after graduation to ensure that starter packs are put into proper use and also provide mentoring services to assist trainees overcome challenges they might encounter in the course of their business.

Contact
For more or further inquiry; fill in the NLNG Online Contact Form

Scholarship Application Deadline: Rolling (varies/ongoing)
Scholarship Open to International students: No (ONLY Nigerians)

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University of Technology Sydney Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Research Fellowships for International Scholars

UTS Chancellor's Postdoctoral fellowships

Course(s) Offered: Several fields
Course Level: Graduate (Research Fellowships)
Provider: UTS
Country to Study in: Australia