Advancement of Reflective Learning and Teaching Scholarships for Developing and Low Income Countries

Scholarship Funding:
Diploma Course in Social Studies and Counselling Skills

Course(s) Offered: Social studies, Counselling
Course Level: Diploma
Provider: ARLT Foundation
Country to Study in: Online

Scholarship Description
The International Foundation for the Advancement of Reflective Learning and Teaching (ARLT Foundation) is pleased to provide Scholarships for the Diploma in Social Studies and Counselling Skills Programme.

The International ARLT Foundation is a not-for-profit educational organisation and are pleased to offer the Diploma in Social Studies through tutor assisted DISTANCE and e-LEARNING in over 20 countries.

The Foundation offers these online courses so that you can participate in a formal education process regardless of your location or personal commitments. Partial Grant Assistance for its programmes are available for citizens of low income in several countries (conditions apply).

Scholarships are granted on the basis of eligibility for the course, employment status, country of residence, and the demonstration of an interest in the social sciences.

Scholarships are for citizens of low income countries only.

Eligible groups
Citizens of developing/low income countries. May include, but not limited to:

Afghanistan, Albania, Armenia, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Burundi, Cambodia, Colombia, Djibouti, DR Congo, Egypt, Eritrea, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Kenya, Macedonia, Mali, Mongolia, Mozambique, Myanmar (Burma) Nepal, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestinian Territories, Peru, Philippine South, Rwanda, Senegal, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Surinam, Tanzania, Thailand, Uganda, Vietnam, Yemen, Zimbabwe.

Participating Institutions
International Foundation for the Advancement of Reflective Learning and Teaching (International ARLT Foundation), The Hague, Netherlands

Fields of study
Diploma level courses in Social Studies and Counselling Skills (supported with audio and video lectures and textbooks). Students are allocated a personal tutor to assist them throughout the course. Personal direct help is also available by phone and email from our local student counsellors in several countries. Read more about the course here.

Number of awards
Not specified by sponsor

Sponsorship duration
The duration of this exciting course is one Academic Year

Scholarship benefits
Tuition for the ARLT Foundation Diploma Course in Social Studies and Counselling Skills (outside of the EU) is €1190. However, partial scholarship funding is available to students in developing countries, up to a maximum value of €1000.

The ARLT Foundation's innovative distance learning system is student-centered and is well known for its inspirational academic methods which is unique in its personalised distance learning approach.

ARLT distance learning system allows you to be located anywhere in the world and to join a growing network of people wishing to gain pertinent knowledge in a growing field of study for personal and professional development. The ARLT Foundation educational experience has changed the lives of people around the globe.

The ARLT international learning environment and interactive teaching will help you get ready for a successful career. All programmes are tutor assisted.

Method of Application
All applicants are required to complete a Scholarship Application Form which will include a personal statement allowing you to express why you are interested in the social sciences and why you believe you should receive funding for this course.

Due to overwhelming demand, scholarships are processed on a first-come, first-served basis. Please allow 48 hours for a reply to all email correspondence regarding scholarships, and please note that all emails will not be replied to unless written in an appropriate manner, including your full name, who you are addressing and a clear explanation of your query.

To receive an information pack and Scholarship Application Form please scroll to the bottom of the official webpage (link to it is below), fill your contact details in the web form and a scholarship advisor will be in touch.

There is no announced deadline.

Processing of your scholarship application will take up to 1 week from the date it is submitted, when you will be emailed whether your application has been accepted, and the level of funding available. Please note that all students, regardless of scholarship funding level must pay the minimum registration fee of €189.

Globally, universities are becoming aware of the benefits of reflective learning and teaching. The purpose of reflection is to assist students develop a reflective mind and to develop their talents and intelligence through thoughtful introspection.

The ARLT FOUNDATION does NOT treat intelligence as a fixed, measurable and stagnant entity. ARLT Foundation does NOT view mistakes as evidence of incapacity, this view undermines the learning process. Instead, it views mistakes as opportunities for learning.

Application Deadline: Ongoing
Open to International Applicants: Yes

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