Kenya: Daystar University Merit Scholarships for Undergraduate Students

Academic Merit Scholarships

Course(s) Offered: Any course
Course Level: Undergraduate
Provider: Daystar University
Country to Study in: Kenya

DAAD Research Grants for Doctoral Candidates and Young Academics and Scientists

DAAD Research Grants

Study Subjects: Any field
Scholarship Level: Postgraduate (Research Grant/Doctoral Research)
Scholarship Provider: DAAD
Scholarship can be taken at: Germany

Gombe State Introduces e-Wallet For Payment of N120m Scholarships

Gombe state introduces e-Wallet for payment of N120m scholarships

The Gombe State government has released N120 million for the payment of scholarship to students, the Commissioner for Higher Education, Dr. Isa Wade, revealed on Thursday.

Wade said the money is for those studying in various tertiary institutions across the country.

Doug Banks Renewable Energy Vision Scholarships for South Africans

Doug Banks Renewable Energy Vision Scholarships (DBREV)

Course(s) Offered: Renewable Energy
Course Level: Postgraduate
Provider: DBREV Trust
Country to Study in: South Africa

BU Kaplan International College Diploma in Business and Management Scholarship

Kaplan International College Diploma in Business and Management Scholarship

Course(s) Offered: Business and Management
Course Level: Undergraduate (diploma)
Provider: Bournemouth University
Country to Study in: UK

Fellowships, Residencies & CME at Massachusetts General Hospital

Fellowships, Residencies and CME at Massachusetts General Hospital

Study Subject: Medical and related fields
Course Level: Postgraduate (fellowships, research, internships, trainings)
Course Provider: Mass General
Courses can be taken at: USA

Course Description
Mass General is a founding member of Partners HealthCare, an integrated health care delivery system that includes the two founding academic medical centers, community hospitals, primary care and specialty physicians, specialty facilities, community health centers and other health-related entities.

Since 1811, Massachusetts General Hospital (Mass General) has been committed to delivering standard-setting medical care. Throughout the decades, the hospital has had a consistent commitment to advancing that care through pioneering research and educating future health care professionals.
The third oldest general hospital in the United States and the oldest and largest hospital in New England, Mass General continues its tradition of excellence today.
On July 17, 2012, Mass General was named America's best hospital by U. S. News & World Report based on our quality of care, patient safety and reputation in 16 different specialites.
In 2008, Mass General was redesignated a Magnet hospital, the highest honor for nursing excellence awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Scholarship eligibility depends on the particular program you wish to pursue.
NOTE: Visit the official Mass General site (see link below) to determine specific eligibility criteria.

Eligible groups
Health care and related professionals of any nationality who meet up with the specific eligibility criteria; including physicians, nurses, allied health professionals, physical, occupational and speech and language therapists and other health professionals

Participating Institution(s)
Massachusetts General Hospital (Mass General), Boston; Massachusetts. USA

World-Class Patient Care:
Our 907-bed medical center, located in the heart of Boston, offers sophisticated diagnostic and therapeutic care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty of medicine and surgery. We offer high-quality care and services in four health centers in the Boston area. The hospital also holds concurrent Level 1 verification for adult and pediatric trauma and burn care.
Our five multidisciplinary care centers – known worldwide for innovations in cancer, digestive disorders, heart disease, transplantation and vascular medicine – unite specialists across the hospital to offer patients comprehensive, state-of-the-art medical care.
In addition, through MassGeneral Hospital for Children, we provide a full range of pediatric health care services, from primary care to cutting-edge treatments of complex and rare disorders.

Fields of study
Science and Medicine, Continuing Medical Education and related fields (Nursing, Pharmacy, Hospital Administration, etc).
Massachusetts General Hospital offers specialized residencies and fellowships in each of our multidisciplinary care centers and clinical departments. Search below (see link below) to find out more about educational opportunities at Mass General.

Number of awards
At our main campus and four health centers in Charlestown, Chelsea, Revere and the North End, Mass General annually:
  • Admits 47,000 inpatients
  • Handles nearly 1.4 million outpatient visits
  • Records 88,000 emergency room visits
  • Performs 38,000 operations
  • Delivers 3,600 babies
Course benefits
Massachusetts General Hospital is recognized as a leader in patient care, education and research, ranking among the most prestigious medical institutions. Massachusetts General Hospital – the largest teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School – prepares future health care professionals and trains providers in innovative therapies.

A Research Powerhouse:
Mass General has long been a leader in successfully bridging innovative science with state-of-the-art clinical medicine. With an annual research budget of nearly $550 million, Mass General conducts the largest hospital-based research program in the United States - a program that spans more than 20 clinical departments and centers across the hospital. This funding drives discoveries and breakthroughs in basic and clinical research, which translate into new and better treatments that transform medical practice and patient care. Learn more about Mass General research.

An Emphasis on Teaching:
Mass General is the original and largest teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, where nearly all of our staff physicians serve on the faculty. Since the hospital’s founding, Mass General has been committed to training and mentoring the next generation of international leaders in science and medicine, providing a wealth of opportunities for physicians, nurses, allied health professionals, physical, occupational and speech and language therapists and other health professionals. These talented men and women, in turn, lend fresh and innovative perspective on how to treat and care for patients. See medical residency and fellowship opportunities at Mass General.

Setting the Bar for Quality & Safety:
Safety, effectiveness, patient centeredness, timeliness, efficiency and equity – these six tenets established by the Institute of Medicine are the foundation of our approach to quality and safety. We measure our performance, set high goals and track our progress toward those goals. We compare ourselves against local and national benchmarks in key quality and safety areas to ensure we deliver the highest quality and safest care possible. Learn more about our quality and patient-safety programs.

Reaching Out to the Community:
Our work has always been guided by the needs of patients and their families. Mass General partners with communities to build, improve and sustain health care delivery and increase the health and well-being of those who live and work and these communities. Read about how Mass General is making a difference locally and globally.

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

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The Fair & Lovely Scholarships for Indian Graduate, Postgraduate and PhD Women

Fair & Lovely Foundation Scholarships

Course(s) Offered: All fields
Course Level: Undergraduate, Postgraduate, PhD
Provider: Fair & Lovely Foundation
Country to Study in: India

HPASS Scholarships for students with sporting potential

High Performance Athlete Support Scheme (HPASS) Scholarships for students with sporting potential

Study subjects: Any field
Scholarship Level: Undergraduate, Postgraduate
Scholarship Provider: University of Surrey
Scholarship can be taken at: UK

Scholarship Description
The University of Surrey High Performance Athlete Support Scheme (HPASS) is designed to assist talented student athletes fulfill their sporting potential whilst achieving academic excellence.
The HPASS aims to provide individually tailored, practical solutions and services to students that are both specific to their sport and academic situation. All sports are different and this is reflected in our approach to providing your support.

Places on the HPASS Scheme are available to undergraduate and postgraduate applicants of outstanding sporting ability along with current students who meet the necessary criteria.
Athletes will be able to show evidence of current performance at national or international but applications are also welcome from those who have played high level sport and demonstrate potential to reach the above standards.
HPASS offers are only made to students who have gained an offer of a place or normal admission to a course based on their academic qualifications. However, it is not necessary to wait for an offer of a place before submitting your registration of interest.

Eligible groups
Outstanding performers from any sport will be considered but an emphasis is placed on the following Performance Sports:
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Netball
  • Rowing
  • Rugby
  • Squash
  • Swimming
NOTE: Successful applicants will be enrolled on the HPASS Scheme and dependent on the individual sport, will represent the university in BUCS and national competition.

Participating Institutions
University of Surrey in Surrey, UK

Fields of study
All undergraduate and postgraduate applicants to any field available at the university

Number of awards
Not specified

Scholarship benefits
The following services will be available to all HPASS students:
  • Free access to all facilities at Surrey Sports Park
  • Individual strength and conditioning program
  • Physiotherapy and sports massage
  • Physiological assessments and advice through Surrey Human Performance Institute
  • Regular workshops on a range of subjects including strength and conditioning, lifestyle, injury prevention, sports nutrition and psychology
  • Nutritional analysis and sports psychology support
  • A dedicated performance manager
HPASS applicants of exceptional sporting ability may also be selected for one of the 12 Sports Scholarships, valued at £3,000.
Successful applicants will be eligible to receive £2,000 worth of athlete services along with a cash bursary of £1,000.

  • No special reduction in entry criteria is offered as part of the sports scholarship, nor does the offer of a scholarship carry with it an offer of a place. Please note that an offer of a place on the HPAS Scheme will not allow you to gain entry to the University if you fail to meet your offered entry grades or tariff points.
  • There is no support offered through the HPASS Scheme to help finance tuition, accommodation or international fees. Our performance manager will work closely with you to help to accommodate your training and performance needs however, no dispensation is offered from the normal course requirements in terms of assessment, progression or final degree classification.
Method of Application
To be considered for the 2012 – 2013 High Performance Athlete Support Scheme please download and complete the form below and return as instructed. All applications must be received by Friday 31 August 2012 for entry in the 2012/13 academic year.

Download the 2012-13 HPASS Application Form here (pdf)

  • The Performance Sport team will meet following the closing date to short-list applications and award places on the scheme. If successful, applicants will be notified in writing before the end of September and will be invited to attend the HPASS meeting during the week following Freshers Week.
  • If your decision to enrol on a University of Surrey course is dependent on acceptance on to the High Performance Scheme, please contact Mark Garfoot, Performance Sport Manager to discuss the course you intend to follow and the status of your application.
Applicants should ensure they make direct contact with the Performance Sport Manager:

Mark Garfoot
Performance Sport Manager
Tel: +44 (0) 1483 682133

Scholarship Application Deadline: Friday 31 August 2012
Scholarship Open to International students: Yes

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Luz Neema Foundation (LNF) Scholarships for Nigerian students

(First Posted: 30th July 2012) - Luz Neema Foundation (LNF) Scholarships for Nigerian students

Course(s) Offered: Any course
Course Level: Undergraduate (bachelors)
Provider: Luz Neema Foundation (LNF)
Country to Study in: Canada