Sunday, 27 August 2017

Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship Program at University of Toronto

Last updated: 23 Aug 2017
 
Bachelors Degree
 
Deadline: 30 Nov 2017 (annual)
Study in:  Canada
Course starts 2018

Brief description:
The Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship Program at the University of Toronto is intended to recognize international students who demonstrate exceptional academic achievement and creativity and who are recognized as leaders within their school. A special emphasis is placed on the impact the student has had on the life of their school and community, and their future potential to contribute positively to the global community.

Host Institution(s):
University of Toronto, Canada

Level/Field of study:
Undergraduate programme offered at the University

Number of Awards:
Each year, approximately 37 students will be named Lester B. Pearson Scholars.

Target group:
International students from around the world, including international students studying at Canadian high schools.

Scholarship value/inclusions:
The scholarship will cover tuition, books, incidental fees, and full residence support for four years.

Eligibility:
An international student nominated by their school will be invited to submit an application to the Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship program. The criteria are
    •  an international student
    •  an original and creative thinker
    •  committed to school and community
    •  a high achiever in academic and creative pursuits
    •  enthusiastic about learning and intellectual exploration
    •  have demonstrated strong leadership skills
    •  currently in their final year of secondary school or have graduated no earlier than June 2017
   •  intending to begin university in the upcoming academic year (students already attending post-secondary studies cannot be considered)

Application instructions:
To apply, you’ll need to:
  • Receive a nomination from your school.  (High schools not already contacted/verified are asked to submit an application for nomination rights available here.)
  • Apply to study at the University of Toronto to begin your studies in 2018 and complete your application for admission by the appropriate deadlines.
  • Once we’ve received a nomination and you’ve applied to the university, you can complete the online Lester B. Pearson Scholarship application.
The school nomination deadline is 30 November 2017 while the student application deadline is 15 January 2018.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Website:
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Gates Cambridge Scholarships for International Students

OPENS 4 SEPT 2017

Gates Cambridge Trust
Masters/PhD Degree


Deadline: 11 Oct/6 Dec 2017 (annual)
Study in:  UK
Course starts October 2018

Brief description:
The Gates Cambridge Scholarships are one of the most prestigious international scholarships in the world. Scholarships are awarded to outstanding applicants from countries outside the UK to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree in any subject available at the University of Cambridge.

Host Institution(s):
University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

Level/Field of study:
PhD, MSc or MLitt, or a one year postgraduate course in any subject offered at the University

Number of Awards:
About 95 Scholarships are awarded each year.

Target group:
Citizens of any country outside the United Kingdom.

Scholarship value/inclusions:
A Gates Cambridge Scholarship covers the full cost of studying at Cambridge including tuition fees, maintenance allowance, travel costs, etc. It also provides additional, discretionary funding such as academic development funding, family allowance, fieldwork, etc.

Read about the full scholarship value at this link.

Eligibility:
You can apply for a Gates Cambridge Scholarship if you are:

•  a citizen of any country outside the United Kingdom.

•  applying to pursue one of the following full-time residential courses of study: PhD (three year research-only degree); MSc or MLitt (two year research-only degree); or a one year postgraduate course (e.g. MPhil, LLM, MASt, Diploma, MBA etc.)

You can check the eligibility checker to quickly check if you are eligible to apply for a Gates Cambridge Scholarship.

Application instructions:
2018/19 Applications will open on 4 September 2017.

Applicants must submit an application for graduate admission, a College place and funding – including a Gates Cambridge Scholarship – via the University’s Graduate Applicant Portal.  There are two Gates Cambridge application deadlines: 11 October 2017 (US citizens resident in the USA) and 6 December 2017/4 January 2018 (all other eligible applicants).

It is important to read the How to Apply section and visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Website:
Official Scholarship Website:  http://www.gatescambridge.org/
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Monday, 3 April 2017

Agbami Medical and Engineering Professionals Scholarship Award

STAR DEEP WATER PETROLEUM LIMITED

(A Chevron Company and Operator of the Agbami Field)


Star Deep Water Petroleum Limited, a Chevron company and operator of the Agbami Field, in its continuous support for capacity building in the health and engineering sectors as a strategic feed into the national manpower pool, is offering a number of University Scholarship Awards to qualified Nigerian students from ALL states of the Federation.

The scholarship program, funded by Star and its Agbami co-venturers, is a major component of their Social Investment in the strategic development of health and education in Nigeria.

E-Applications are invited from FULL-TIME, 100 and 200 level undergraduates from any state of the Federation, studying any of the under listed courses in universities within Nigeria:
  1. Medicine & Surgery
  2. Dentistry
  3. Pharmacy
  4. Engineering
QUALIFICATION PROCESS: 
Interested applicants should click on the "How To Apply" tab to proceed. 

Application closes Midnight 7th April, 2017 

Please note that applicants for the Agbami scholarship are ineligible to apply for any other scholarship program sponsored by "STAR" or any of its Co-venturers, including the NNPC/CNL JV scholarship program published simultaneously with the Agbami scholarship program

Selected students will be invited for computer-administered qualifying tests in selected examination centers nationwide. Short-listed candidates for the qualifying test will be invited by email and SMS text messages. All applicants are therefore advised to ensure that valid GSM telephone numbers and personal email addresses are properly entered into the e-forms on the web site.

MULTIPLE APPLICATION LEADS TO AUTOMATIC DISQUALIFICATION.

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Top 10 Scholarships for International Students in Australia

The Australian Government and Universities provide large numbers of scholarships for international students with intentions to study in Australia.  Below are lists the top Australia Scholarships, with information and links needed.


Australian Government Scholarships

Australia Awards Scholarships
Australia Awards Scholarships, once known as Australian Development Scholarships (ADS), are long term advancement grants regulated by the    Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. They provide opportunities for people from developing countries, particularly those countries located in the Indo-Pacific region, to undertake full time undergraduate or postgraduate study at participating Australian universities and Technical and Further Education (TAFE) institutions. The scholarship benefits generally include: full tuition fees, return air travel, establishment allowance, contribution to living expenses (CLE), Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC),  etc.

Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarship Awards
The Endeavour Postgraduate Awards provide full financial support for international students to undertake a postgraduate qualification at a Masters or PhD level either by coursework or research in any field of study in Australia.  The scholarships include tuition fees, travel allowance, establishment allowance, monthly stipend as well as health and travel insurance.

International Postgraduate Research Scholarships (IPRS)
The IPRS program enables international students to undertake a postgraduate research qualification in Australia and gain experience with leading Australian researchers.  The scholarships are available for a period of two years for a Masters by research degree or three years for a Doctorate by research degree.  The scholarship covers tuition fees and health cover costs.

Australian University Scholarships

University of Sydney International Scholarships (USydIS)
The University of Sydney invites candidates who are eligible to undertake a Postgraduate Research Degree or Master’s by Research program at this University to apply for the University of Sydney International Research Scholarship (USydIS). The USydIS will cover tuition fees and living allowance for up to three years with a possibility of one semester’s extension for PhD students.
Macquarie University International Scholarships
The Macquarie University Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship provides a partial tuition fee scholarship for outstanding students to study an undergraduate or postgraduate degree at Macquarie University North Ryde campus. The scholarship amount is varied up to AUD$10,000.
 
Melbourne Research Scholarships (MRS)
The Melbourne Research Scholarship (MRS) was established by the University of Melbourne and is awarded to high achieving domestic and international research students.  The benefits of the Melbourne Research Scholarship vary depending on your circumstance and may include one or more of the following: fortnightly living allowance, relocation allowance,  paid sick, maternity and parenting leave, full fee remission (international students only) and Overseas Student Health Cover (international students only).

Adelaide Scholarships International (ASI)
The University of Adelaide offers the  Adelaide Scholarships International (ASI) program to attract high quality international postgraduate students to areas of research strength in the University of Adelaide to support its research effort.  The scholarships includes course tuition fees, annual living allowance, and health insurance.


La Trobe Academic Excellence Scholarships for International Students

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2017/2018 NNPC/CHEVRON JV NATIONAL UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS


 







CHEVRON NIGERIA LIMITED   R. C. 6135

 Operator of the NNPC\CHEVRON Joint Venture



APPLY FOR THE 2017/2018 NNPC/CHEVRON JV NATIONAL UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS

Chevron Nigeria Limited, in collaboration with its Joint Venture partner, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), is offering a number of University Scholarship Awards to suitably qualified Nigerian students.

Requirement/Eligibility
E-applications are invited from full-time SECOND YEAR (200 LEVEL) degree students of the under-listed courses in Nigerian Universities:
  • Accountancy
  • Agricultural Engineering/Agricultural Science
  • Architecture
  • Business Administration/Economics
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science/Computer Engineering/System Engineering-Electrical/Electronic Engineering
  • Environmental Studies/Surveying
  • Geology/Geophysics
  • Law
  • Mass Communication/Journalism
  • Mechanical/Metallurgical & Materials Engineering
  • Human Medicine/Dentistry/Pharmacy
  • Petroleum Engineering
QUALIFICATION PROCESS:
Interested applicants should click on the "How To Apply" tab to proceed. 

Deadline: Closing date for receipt of e-applications is strictly 9 April, 2017.

Please note that we will accept applications through this website address only. Hard copies of any document submitted will not be processed. All interested students are advised to click on “How to Apply” tab to proceed.

In line with our e-scholarship administration system, selected students will be invited for computer-administered qualifying tests in selected examination centers nationwide. Short-listed candidates for the qualifying test will be invited by email and SMS text messages. All applicants are therefore advised to ensure that valid GSM telephone numbers and personal email addresses are properly entered into the e-forms on the website.

Please note that applicants for the NNPC/CNL JV scholarship are ineligible to apply for any other scholarship program sponsored by Chevron Nigeria Limited, its JV Partners, or any of its affiliates, including the Agbami scholarship program published simultaneously with this NNPC/CNL JV scholarship program

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Thursday, 22 December 2016

Adelaide Scholarships International (ASI)

Masters/PhD Degree

Deadline:
31 Jan/30 Apr 2017  (annual)
Study in: Australia
Next course starts 2017 

Brief description:   The University of Adelaide offers Adelaide Scholarships International (ASI) to attract high quality overseas postgraduate students to areas of research strength in the University of Adelaide to support its research effort.

Host Institution(s):   University of Adelaide, Australia

Level/Field(s) of study:   Any Masters degree by Research or Doctoral Research Degree offered at the University

Number of Scholarships:   Limited.

Target group:   International students (except New Zealand)

Scholarship value/inclusions/duration:   The scholarship includes course tuition fees, annual living allowance ($26,288 in 2016), and overseas student health cover (if award holder holds a subclass 574 visa).

The scholarship is awarded for two years for a Masters degree by Research and three years for a Doctoral research degree (an extension is possible for doctoral programs only),

Eligibility:   In order to be eligible, applicants are required to have successfully completed at least the equivalent of an Australian First Class Honours degree (this is a four year degree with a major research project in the final year). All qualifying programs of study must be successfully completed.  Scholarships will be awarded on academic merit and research potential. Extra-curricular achievements are not considered.

International applicants must not hold a research qualification regarded by the University of Adelaide to be equivalent to an Australian Research Doctorate degree or, if undertaking a Research Masters degree, not hold a research qualification regarded by the University of Adelaide to be equivalent to or

International applicants who have not provided evidence of their meeting the minimum English language proficiency requirements for direct entry by the scholarship closing date, or who have completed a Pre-Enrolment English Program to meet the entry requirements for the intended program of study, are not eligible.

Candidates are required to enrol in the University of Adelaide as ‘international students’ and must maintain ‘international student’ status for the duration of their enrolment in the University. Citizens and Permanent Residents of Australia, and citizens of New Zealand are ineligible.

See the official website (link - Click Here) for complete eligibility criteria.

Application instructions:   To apply, you must submit a formal application for Admission and a Scholarship via the online application system.  There is no application fee. The next deadline is 31 January 2017 for Semester 1 or 2, 2017 or 30 April 2017 for Semester 2, 2017.

It is important to visit the official website (link  - Click Here) to access the online application system and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
higher than an Australian Research Masters degree.
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Melbourne Research Scholarships (MRS)

 
 Masters/PhD Degree

Deadline: Ongoing (annual)
Study in:  Australia
Next course starts 2017

Brief description:   The Melbourne Research Scholarship (MRS) was established by the University of Melbourne and is awarded to high achieving domestic and international research students.

Host Institution(s):
   University of Melbourne, Australia

Field of study:   Any eligible graduate research degree offered at University of Melbourne

Number of Awards:  About 300

Target group:  Domestic and International students

Scholarship value/inclusions:  The benefits of the Melbourne Research Scholarship vary depending on your circumstance and may include one or more of the following: fortnightly living allowance, relocation allowance,  paid sick, maternity and parenting leave, full fee remission (international students only) and Overseas Student Health Cover (international students only).

Eligibility:  To be considered for the Melbourne Research Scholarship, you must:

  1. have applied for and meet the entry requirements for a Master or Doctorate by research degree at the University of Melbourne, or be currently enrolled in a research degree at the University of Melbourne and have at least 12 months (full-time equivalent) of candidature remaining, and
  2. have not already completed a research qualification at the same or higher level as the course for which a scholarship is sought.
Application Instructions:  You must apply for this scholarship by submitting an online application for the Graduate Research Scholarships group. The University assesses applications for scholarships on an ongoing basis. For specific closing dates, refer to the relevant faculty/school.

It is important to read the Graduate Research Scholarships Terms and Conditions visit the official website to access the application form for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
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