INSEAD Deepak and Sunita Gupta Endowed Scholarships, France

Thursday, January 31, 2013 0 comments

INSEAD Business School offers Deepak and Sunita Gupta Endowed Scholarships. Applicants must be from emerging/ developing countries who can demonstrate proven financial need. Outstanding candidates with limited financial means will be granted scholarships.

Candidates from emerging/developing countries who can demonstrate proven financial need. 

Essay topic
The essays submitted for INSEAD Need-based Scholarships will be reviewed. 

Amount of Award:
Up to €25,000 

Scholarship Application Deadline:
11 February for July Class (starts in September).
22 August for December Class (starts in January).

Scholarship website:

Centenary Taught Masters Scholarship 2013/14 for Overseas Students, UK

In 2013/14, the Institute of Education, University of London is offering one Centenary Taught Masters Scholarship.  The scholarship covers the cost of tuition fees and provides a bursary for living expenses for one academic year.

You need to be a non-EU national who has not previously studied or resided for more than one year in the UK. The awards are for a full-time Masters course only.

The institute encourages applications from non-EU students who plan to work either in their home country, or another, to improve the circumstances of disadvantaged, excluded or underachieving citizens.  

We are particularly interested in hearing how a proposed programme of study would enable applicants to address these issues, and are keen to receive applications from potential students who would not be able to undertake this level of study without the scholarship.

How to apply
If you would like to apply for this award, please use the dedicated UKPass application pathway here. Please do not use any of the application buttons on the masters programme pages. If you do this, your scholarship application will not be registered.

If you have not used UKPass before to make a postgraduate application to a UK university, you will need to open an account. This is free. Clicking on the scholarshipapplication link will take you to the relevant page. The programme number for this award is P041399.

Please email you have any queries.

Applications close on 15 March 2013. 

Taiwan ICDF International Scholarships

Wednesday, January 30, 2013 0 comments

The Taiwan ICDF provides scholarships for higher education and has developed undergraduate, graduate and Ph.D. programs in cooperation with renowned partner universities in Taiwan.

Scholarship Benefits
Entitlements: The Taiwan ICDF provides each scholarship recipient with a full scholarship, including return airfare, housing, tuition and credit fees, insurance, textbook costs and a monthly allowance.

Applicants applying for a Taiwan ICDF scholarship must meet both the generaleligibility criteria and be a national of a country on the Listof Countries Eligible for TaiwanICDF Scholarship. Applicants must also meet the Regulations Governing Visiting, Resident, and Permanent Residency of Aliens set by ROC(Taiwan) National Immigration Agency.

Application procedure
The annual application period runs, in principle, from January 1 to March 15 (for 2013 Scholarship programs, the application period runs from January 4 to March 15, 2013)

Applicants should submit the documents listed below to the ROC (Taiwan) Embassy/ Consulate (General)/ Representative Office/ Taiwan Technical Mission or project representative in their country. 

  • A completed application form (completed online, printed out and signed)
    Please note: The online application system is closed on March 15. Please complete the application as early as possible.
  • A photocopy of applicant’s passport or other document showing proof of nationality.
  • A photocopy of applicant’s highest-level diploma and academic transcripts. (Please note: If not issued by a Taiwanese educational institution, these documents must be authenticated by an ROC (Taiwan) Embassy/ Consulate (General)/ Representative Office, or be sealed and delivered by the awarding institution. If these documents are in languages other than Chinese or English, a Chinese and/or English translation should be provided.)
  • Copy of undergraduate/graduate degree certificate.
  • A photocopy of applicant’s English proficiency certificate (TOEFL minimum score: 550, IELTS minimum score: 5.5).
  • A Taiwan ICDF Medical Report (including an HIV test) dated within the the past three months.
  • Two letters of reference.
  • Any other documents specifically requested by an ROC (Taiwan) Embassy/ Consulate (General)/ Representative Office/ Taiwan Technical Mission or project representative.
Further scholarship details can be found

African Graduate Scholarships, UK

Monday, January 28, 2013 0 comments

The University College London offers the African Scholarships to Graduate African Nationals and Permanent residents.

The scholarships exist to support African nationals with a high-quality academic and professional background who wish to further develop their skills and knowledge in their specific field.

The candidate must be an African national and a permanent resident of an African nation at the time of application.

The candidate must have made an application and been accepted to UCL to study for a full-time postgraduate programme at the Institute for Global Health for the coming academic year.

 The scheme offers a substantial scholarship towards UCL tuition fees, accommodation and some living costs. The candidate must also be able to provide evidence that he/she has secured other sources of funding for traveling to and from the UK.

How to apply

University of Birmingham International Postgraduate Scholarships, UK

Sunday, January 27, 2013 0 comments

The University of Birmingham is offering 18 International Postgraduate Scholarships for international candidates commencing a one year Masters programme in 2013.

Applicants must have an excellent academic background; due to the level of competition for these scholarships, only applicants with a first class Bachelors degree (or equivalent) will be considered. 
Applicants must also demonstrate excellence in an area of their life; this might be outstanding academic achievement, exceptional achievement in extra curricular activities (such as sport, music, managing events or societies) or significant achievement gained either in their working life or through volunteering and service to others.

Applicants must also outline the contribution they will make to the University of Birmingham as a student and what they expect to gain from studying here. 

In order to apply candidates must:
  • have been offered a place to study on an eligible one year Masters programme at the University of Birmingham;
  • be overseas for fee purposes;
  • be attending full-time and on-campus (not distance learning);
  • have a valid student ID number;
  • not be in receipt of a full fee scholarship from any other source;
  • have made adequate financial provision to study in the UK (including any associated visa/travel expenses);
  • be able to pay any outstanding tuition fees not covered by the scholarship.
Scholarship value
The scholarship is worth £10,000 towards the cost of a one year Masters (Taught or Research) programme. These awards are intended for tuition fees only and cannot be used towards living expenses.

How to apply
Please be aware that you must have made an application to study at the University of Birmingham before submitting a scholarship application.
To find out more about how to apply, please review our applicationprocedures

Applications will close on Friday 31 May 2013 for entry in the 13/14 academic year. 

Malaysia International Scholarship (MIS)

Wednesday, January 23, 2013 0 comments
The Malaysia International Scholarship (MIS) is an initiative by the Malaysian Government to attract the best brain from around the world to pursue advanced academic studies in Malaysia. This scholarship aims to support Malaysian Government's effort to attract, motivate and retain talented human capital from abroad. 

Talented international students with excellent academic records and outstanding co-curricular backgrounds are welcomed to apply for this scholarship and further their studies in any selected and well-established Malaysian public and private universities. This scholarship is divided into two (2) categories of study: Postgraduate and Post-doctoral Studies 

Eligiblity Criteria
To be eligible for Malaysia International Scholarship (MIS), applicants must fit the following criteria:-
  1. Not be more than 40 years of age during application.
  2. Obtained a minimum of Second Class Upper (Honours) or a CGPA of 3.5/4.0 at Bachelor Degree Level for Masters Degree applicants and for PhD candidates must possess CGPA 3.5/4.0 or very good result at Masters degree level in a similar field of intended PhD study. In addition, for post-doctoral programme, the selection will be evaluated based on the number of books produced, refereed/non refereed journals, portfolio and patent copyright. The Post-Doctoral candidate must have excellent reputation in research and possesses knowledge related to the research to be carried out.
  3. Took one of the following English Language Proficiency Test not more than two years before the date of application. The list of tests and minimum scores required:
    1. IELTS Academic Test with a score of at least 6.5; or
    2. TOEFL paper-based test with a score of at least 580 or computer-based test with a score of at least 230 or internet-based test with a score at least 92.
  4. In excellent health condition and certified by a Certified Doctor/Medical Professional. The cost of medical examination is to be borne by the applicants.
  5. Wrote a proposal that is relevant to the needs and interests of Malaysia (research-based programme only).
  6. Has applied for and gained admission to postgraduate and post-doctoral studies in Malaysia (conditional letters of offer will be accepted at the time of application or has a confirmation of acceptance or affiliation with the universities in Malaysia).
Value of Scholarships
Each scholarship consists of:-
  1. Air tickets from recipient’s capital city to Malaysia
  2. An approved tuition fees
  3. Monthly maintenance allowance
  4. Annual grant for books and internal travel
  5. Medical / Health Insurance
  6. Installation and Termination grant
  7. Thesis allowance
  8. Visa
Priority Study Areas
Field of studies is in the following priority areas:
  1. Science and Engineering
  2. Agriculture and Fisheries
  3. Economics and Islamic Finance
  4. Information and Communication Technology
  5. Biotechnology
  6. Biosecurity and Food Safety
  7. Infrastructure and Utility
  8. Environmental Studies
  9. Health not including nursing, medicine, clinical pharmacy.
* Applicants may choose any related course within the field/areas mentioned above

Selection Criteria
Applications will be considered according to the following selection criteria:-
  1. High-level academic achievement
  2. The quality of the research proposal and its potential contribution towards advancement of technology and human well-being.
  3. Excellent communication, writing and reading skills in English Language
General Condition of Award
  1. Scholarship holder must undertake full-time studies for postgraduate and post-doctoral studies at a campus of Malaysian Universities.It is the responsibility of the scholarship holders to confirm admission to the university.
  2. Scholarship holders must not change their programme during tenure of the scholarship except with written permission from their university and the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia.
  3. Scholarship holders must follow the approved programmes and abide by the university’s rules, regulations and codes of conduct.
  4. Any suspension from the university will result in immediate suspension of award. Monthly allowances are not payable during suspension, including suspension due to illness.
  5. It is the responsibility of successful candidates to apply for and meet the requirements for the issuing of an appropriate entry visa including medical examination. The offer of the scholarship does not guarantee the granting of a visa.
  6. Scholarship holders must maintain satisfactory progress and good standing as stipulated by their host university and degree programme, or the scholarship will be withdrawn.
  7. The scholarships are tenable in Malaysian universities and research must be carried out in Malaysia.
  8. Scholarship holders are not allowed to take any paid employment during their tenure unless with written approval from the host university.
How to Apply
All applications should be made ONLINEthrough Ministry of Higher Education’s website at from 15th January 2013 until 31st March 2013
  • REGISTER your Passport Number or National Identication Number, password and email address.
  • LOG IN to online application form and fill in all section completely.
  • Please ensure all informations are correct before you print the application and logout.
  • Please attach printed application form together with the following documents:
    1. Recent passport size photograph.
    2. Completed Medical Report. [download]
    3. A certified copy of current passport showing evidence of citizenship.
    4. A certified copy of academic transcript, testimonials and/or references relating to the relevant study, co-curriculum activities, achievements.
    5. A clear and precise study or research plan
    6. A certified copy of English Language proficiency certificate (Test of English as a Foreign Language/TOEFL or International English Language Testing Service/IELTS)
    7. Curriculum Vitae.
    8. Admission letter from Malaysian University.
    9. Two letters of recommendation from two (2) people who can act as referees to support your application. [download]
    10. Endorsement Form. [download]
  • You are required to complete the two Letters of Recommendation from two referees, Endorsement Form and Medical Report. Please bring printed ONLINE application form and required documents to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs or the relevant agency responsible for the MIS scholarship in your country to get the endorsement.
  • Scan all documents stated above in PDF format and LOGIN to MIS Online Application. [How to convert documents to PDF format]
  • You are required to attach the documents and click SUBMIT button to submit the application. You will see the notification message when the process is done. All the application is fully online. No hard copy is required. Bring the hard copy of application form and original certificate during the interview session.
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