UAE: United Arab Emirate Government's IRENA Scholarship Programme for International Students

IRENA Scholarships Programme

Course(s) Offered: Sciences, Engineering
Course Level: Postgraduate (Masters)
Provider: Government of UAE
Country to Study in: Abu Dhabi (UAE)

Orange African Social Venture Prize for Innovative Startups in Africa (50,000 Euros Prize)

Orange African Social Venture Prize

Course(s) Offered: Development, Entrepreneurship (several fields)
Course Level: Grants, Awards
Provider: Orange
Country to Study in: Africa

Hobart Houghton Fellowship at Rhodes University for Young Upcoming and Established Researchers

Hobart Houghton Research Fellowship

Course(s) Offered: Development studies (social science, etc)
Course Level: Graduate (research)
Provider: Rhodes University
Country to Study in: South Africa

New York: World Federation of United Nations Associations International Model United Nations Conference for Students

WFUNA International Model United Nations Conference (WIMUN)

Course(s) Offered: UN conference simulation
Course Level: Training (Undergraduate, Graduate)
Provider: WFUNA
Country to Study in: USA

Queensland Australia Vice-Chancellor’s Top-Up Scholarship ($10,000) for International Students

QUT Vice-Chancellor’s (VC) Top-Up Scholarship

Course(s) Offered: Several fields
Course Level: Graduate research (Masters, PhD)
Provider: QUT
Country to Study in: Australia

American Shotcrete Association Graduate Scholarship for International Study in USA and Canada

The ASA Graduate Scholarship Program

Course(s) Offered: Concrete-related
Course Level: Graduate
Provider: American Shotcrete Association
Country to Study in: Canada, USA

7 Things International Students Must Do Before Picking a University or College of Choice

Written by a Guest Contributor

Every year universities / colleges launch a marketing blitzkrieg to attract international students to their campuses. Representatives of the colleges make their way to different countries, hosting open forums to attract students and at the same time answering any questions these students might have about the college and its degree courses.

Germany: Kofi Annan MBA (€58,000) & MIM (€50,000) Scholarships for Developing Countries

The Kofi Annan Fellowship

Course(s) Offered: Management; Business Admin
Course Level: Graduate (MBA, MIM, MSc)
Provider: Kofi Annan Foundation
Country to Study in: Germany

Nestlé Graduate Development Programme (24-month internship and development programme) in South Africa

Nestlé Graduate Development Programme

Course(s) Offered: Food sciences / technology
Program Level: Training, Internships
Provider: Nestle South Africa
Country to Train in: South Africa

Bullying in Universities: What Are Your Legal Rights?

Written by a Guest Contributor

Bullying in Universities: What Are Your Legal Rights?

In October 2014, a bullying scandal hit the media: two foreign students in the USA were harassed by their classmates due to their ethnicity. The family left Senegal with hopes for a better future in the United States, but that decision backfired. Amadou, 11, and Pape, 13, were beaten and continuously bullied. Unfortunately, this was not an isolated case. Thousands of African students face this reality on a daily basis.

Norwegian Government Quota Scholarships for Undergraduate, Masters and PhD Students from Developing Countries

Quota Scheme

Course(s) Offered: Any field or program
Course Level: Undergraduate (Bachelors), Graduate (masters, PhD)
Provider: Norwegian Government
Country to Study in: Norway

Important Notice: NYSC Issues Directive To Prospective 2015 Batch B Corp Members

NYSC Issues Important Directive To All Prospective Batch B Corp Members

The National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) scheme was created in a bid to reconstruct, reconcile and rebuild the country after the Nigerian Civil war.

The NYSC wishes to bring to the notice of all final year students the below-information. The NYSC management issues this important notice to all final year students of higher institutions spread across the country and abroad.

Nigeria: Michael and Cecilia Ibru University International Scholarship Scheme for Undergraduate Students

MCIU Scholars Scholarship Programme

Course(s) Offered: Mgt, Social science, Sciences
Course Level: Undergraduate (B.Sc.)
Provider: MCIU
Country to Study in: Nigeria

MTN Foundation Scholarships in Science and Technology for Undergraduate Nigerian Students

MTNF Science and Technology Scholarship Awards

Course(s) Offered: Several disciplines
Course Level: Undergraduate
Provider: MTN Foundation
Country to Study in: Nigeria

El-Hibri Foundation Peace Education Scholarships in USA for both US and Non-US Students

Peace Education Scholarships

Course(s) Offered: Peace education, Conflict transformation
Course Level: Graduate (certificate, masters)
Provider: El-Hibri Foundation
Country to Study in: USA

DAAD / NRF In-Country Scholarships in South Africa for Masters and Doctoral Students

DAAD / NRF In-Country Scholarships

Course(s) Offered: Sciences, Technology, Social sciences, Engineering
Course Level: Graduate (masters, phd)
Provider: DAAD, NRF
Country to Study in: South Africa

USA / Canada: Microsoft Research PhD Fellowship in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Mathematics

PhD Fellowship Program

Course(s) Offered: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Maths
Course Level: Graduate (phd fellowship)
Provider: Microsoft Research (division of Microsoft)
Country to Study in: USA, Canada

University of Technology Sydney International Scholarships for Masters and Doctoral Students Worldwide

International Research Scholarships

Course(s) Offered: Any field
Course Level: Graduate (masters, PhD)
Provider: UTS Graduate Research School
Country to Study in: Australia

What You Must Do For Successful Scholarship Applications

General Success Tips for Scholarship Applicants

The number of applicants seeking some form of financial aid on the international level has witnessed a steep increase in the last few years. For any scholarship opening that is called, scholarship grantors and providers receive hundreds of thousands, and in many cases millions, of applications.