Manchester Metropolitan University Postgraduate Scholarships 2013

Thursday, May 30, 2013 0 comments
Manchester Metropolitan University, UK is offering twelve postgraduate scholarships for international students.

There will be six full-time scholarships, each worth £1,000, and six part-time scholarships, each worth £500. Each scholarship is provided as a tuition fee discount.

Managers, senior professionals, graduates, final year undergraduate students, and members and veterans of the armed forces are encouraged to apply for these prestigious awards.


  • MSc Accounting and Finance 
  • MSc Digital Business Management
  • MSc Digital Marketing Communications
  • MSc Economic and Financial Analysis
  • MSc Finance and Business
  • MSc Financial Planning and Business Management
  • MSc Financial Planning and Wealth Management
  • MSc Human Resource Management (Full-time study route and Part-time study route)
  • MSc International Business Management
  • MSc International Creative Advertising
  • MSc International Human Resource Management
  • MSc International Public Relations
  • MSc Internet Retailing
  • MSc Leadership
  • MSc Leadership in Health and Social Care
  • MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • MSc Management (Full-time study route and Part-time study route)
  • MSc Marketing Communications
  • MSc Project Management

How to Apply
To apply for a scholarship, you must:
1. Apply for a place on an eligible MSc course at Manchester Metropolitan University Business School and receive an offer of a place.

2. Write a short, personal statement (800 words) outlining how you would contribute to, and benefit from, your chosen MSc course in the Business School. Your full name, postal and email addresses and the title of your MSc course must be clearly stated on the first page.

 Email your personal statement to  Please title your email: MSc Scholarship Application

Closing Dates 
Full-time scholarships:  Sunday 30 June 2013
Part-time scholarships: Monday 12 August 2013

Further Information
If you have any queries about the scholarships, please contact:-
Daniel Sheratte, 
Telephone: +44 (0) 161 247 6601

MDIS Merit Scholarship 2013

Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS), Singapore offers merit scholarship for international students.

The MDIS International Students Merit Scholarship is open to new students seeking a Pre Degree, Degree or Master’s Degree. The scholarship will cover the subsidised portion of the tuition fee payable by International students and the awards are deducted from the last instalment of the tuition fees.

Scholarship Award
Merit Scholarships are available in the following categories:
  • Partial scholarships for Master's Degrees valued at SGD 4,000 each
  • Partial scholarships for Bachelor's Degrees valued at SGD 3,200 each
  • Partial scholarships for Pre Degree valued at SGD 500 each
Scholarship Period
Phase 1: 1st Feb to 31st August 2013
Scholarship will be announced in Oct 2013
Phase 2: 1st Sept 2013 to 31st March 2014
Scholarship will be announced in May 2014

Scholarship Criteria
Applicants must:
  • apply for admission to MDIS before scholarship applications can be reviewed
  • have demonstrated record of academic achievement
  • strong leadership qualities and excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • be eligible to apply for merit scholarship (refer to the link)

Terms and Conditions
  • The scholarship will be used to offset the course fees and it will be deducted from the last instalment.
  • The Scholarship does not carry any work bond for successful applicants.
  • Shortlisted applicants will be required to go through an interview before being awarded the scholarships. 
  • MDIS reserves the right to select the scholarship recipients.

Click here for further details and application

Melbourne International Research Scholarships (MIRS)

The Melbourne International Research Scholarships (MIRS) is awarded to international students wishing to undertake graduate research degree studies at the University of Melbourne.
MIRSs are funded by the University with each faculty having a limited number to award. 

Each year the University offers about 200 new Melbourne Research Scholarships (MRSs), of which about 150 are normally awarded to international students as MIRSs.

Scholarship value
  • A living allowance of $24,653 per annum (2013 rate) 
  • A Relocation Grant of $2,000 awarded to students who are moving from interstate in order to study at the University of Melbourne or $3,000 awarded to those who are moving from overseas
  • A Thesis Allowance of up to $420 (2013 rate) for masters by research and up to $840 (2013 rate) for PhD and other doctorate by research candidates, and 
  • Paid sick, maternity and parenting leave.

To be considered for an MIRS, applicants need to have an unconditional offer of a place in a graduate research degree course (eg. masters by research, PhD or other research doctorate) at the University of Melbourne. Please click on the following link for further information concerning the eligibility criteria.

Both commencing and currently enrolled international research higher degree students may apply.

Application process
Please refer to the Howto Apply section of the Graduate Research Scholarships website. 

MIRS applicants should submit their application for admission and scholarship by 31 August.

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ESADE Business School Need Based Scholarships

Wednesday, May 29, 2013 0 comments
ESADE Business School is committed to helping students finance their MBAs. The school is acutely aware of the financial effort made by a candidate when enrolling in a Full Time MBA, having to leave their job and cover tuition fees and living expenses.

With this in mind, ESADE offers The Need based Scholarship, which not only focuses the granting of Scholarships on an academic basis, but will also take into account their proven financial needs.
Scholarships Committee will award Need based Scholarships based on the following criteria:

  • Academic Excellence and outstanding professional acumen
  • Scholarship Application Form
  • Financing Plan (how do you plan to finance the cost of attendance for the ESADE MBA, tuition fees and living expenses)
  • Supporting documents to prove financial needs
How to apply for a Need Based Scholarship for the ESADE Full Time MBA?
  1. Complete your Online Admission application
  2. Select the Need Based Scholarship that better fits your profile
  3. Download & complete the Scholarship Application Form
  4. Download & complete the Financing Plan Form
  5. Send the Scholarship Form to by your Admissions application deadline, together with your Admissions documents and our Committee will review it as soon as possible.
  6. Scholarship decisions will be sent to candidates approximately one week before their place reservation deadline.
The scholarships include:
·         The Asian Business Scholarship
·         The Eastern European Business Scholarship
·         The Middle Eastern Business Scholarship
·         The African Business Scholarship
·         The Latin American Scholarship
·         The ESADE MBA Graduate Students Scholarship Fund: Leadership Scholarship
·         The ESADE MBA Graduate Students Scholarship Fund: Entrepreneurs' Scholarship
·         The ESADE MBA Graduate Students Scholarship: Diversity Scholarship

Click here for further scholarship details and application

Leiden University Excellence Scholarship Programme (LExS)

For excellent Non-EU/EEA students enrolling in a Leiden University master's degree programme and for excellent students from all nationalities enrolling in a Master of Law Advanced Programme or MSc in International Relations and Diplomacy.

  1. In his or her prior academic education abroad, the applicant must have achieved excellent study results which are relevant for the programme for which the student wishes to enroll. As an indication, the student will be among the top 10% for the relevant programme followed abroad
  2. The applicant will hold a non-EU/EEA passport and will not be eligible for support under the Dutch system of study grants and loans ("Studiefinanciering"; more information)
  3. Scholarships will not be awarded to applicants who have already obtained a Leiden University master’s degree
  4. Students who are granted a Leiden Excellence Scholarship must comply with and confirm in writing their agreement with the terms and conditions attached to the scholarship prior to the granting of the scholarship.

Scholarship value
The Leiden University Excellence Scholarship programme has 5 awards:  
Platinum         Covers the tuition fee minus the home fee and an allowance of €10,000 for living costs
Gold                 Covers the tuition fee minus the home fee
Silver                Covers 75% of the tuition fee
Bronze            Covers 50% of the tuition fee
Ivory                Covers 25 % of the tuition fee

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Women's Water Fund Call for Applications

The Women’s Water Fund helps women from developing countries advance their career opportunities in the field of water resources development and management. 

The Women’s Water Fund has been created at the initiative of DHI and was originally funded by the “King Hassan II Great World Water Prize” presented to Professor Torkil Jønch Clausen, DHI, at the Fourth World Water Forum in Mexico in 2006. This year, Danida (Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark) is co-sponsoring the Fund.

Women in (or on their way into) middle management positions are encouraged to apply. The Fund seeks to provide programme participants with insight and inspiration that can help them advance into more senior management roles. The Fund’s career programme builds upon Danish expertise in:
  • water and environmental management and its international applications
  • organisational management in the water sector
The Fund supports short capacity building visits to Denmark. The visits will include a combination of formal training and “hands-on” interaction with managers in public authorities and in the water industry. The Fund will cover all travel, accommodation and living costs. It is the intention that the Fund will maintain longer duration contact with the participants.

The capacity building visits include:
  • short courses in career development and management in the water sector, and in water governance, water resources, and environmental technologies. The courses will also consist of meetings with and visits to Danish organisations in the field of water.
  • a one-week internship with an organisation in one of the above fields.
  • a subsequent mentoring component. A senior Danish manager will serve as a mentor for each candidate. This mentoring will continue for at least a year after the visit to Denmark. Candidates must fully commit themselves to participating in this component of the programme.
This year’s programme includes a two-week training and management internship in Denmark from 14 to 29 September 2013. See the outline of the programme at

The present programme/study visit in September 2013 is for women from developing countries in Africa and Asia where Danida is engaged in the water sector. See the list of eligible countries below.

Applicants must meet the following criteria:
  • professional background in a water-related discipline, degree at least to Master’s level
  • minimum 5-7 years of work experience
  • fluent in English
  • currently employed in managerial or leadership positions in government, private company or NGO (academic careers are not supported by the Fund)
Applications must include:
  • background of candidate, including full biographical data/curriculum vitae
  • motivation for applying
  • letter(s) of recommendation
Application / next step Please submit your application under “Jobs” on DHI’s home page (  no later than 21 June 2013. For further information, please contact the Secretariat of the Fund, Ms. Hanne Berthelsen at

All applicants and successful candidates will be notified by the end of June 2013.

List of eligible countries
Angola, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe 

Asia: Bangladesh, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam

Click here for further details and application

School of Computer Science and Information Technology (CSIT) Scholarship, Australia

Tuesday, May 28, 2013 0 comments
Applications are now open for international students commencing an undergraduate or postgraduate program, in RMIT's School of Computer Science and IT, in Semester 2, 2013. 

Value and duration
The scholarship pays a one off payment of $5000 towards your tuition fees for first fee installment after the payment of your deposit and once you have arrived and enrolled into your program.

To be eligible for this scholarship you must be a new applicant and apply for one of the following programs on or after 13 May 2013, or have a current offer for one of these programs but have not yet accepted your offer:
  • Bachelor of Computer Science (any stream)
  • Bachelor of Software Engineering
  • Bachelor of Information Technology (any stream)
  • Bachelor of Technology (Computing Studies)
  • Master of Computer Science
  • Master of Information Technology
  • Master of Technology (Internet and Web Computing)
  • Master of Computing
You must also:
  • be an international student
  • not be a citizen or permanent resident of Australia or New Zealand
  • be enrolling at the RMIT School of Computer Science and IT for the first time at your intended level of study (i.e. undergraduate or postgraduate) in Semester 2 in 2013
  • be planning to study for at least four semesters (for undergraduate students) and three semesters (for postgraduate students)
  • have achieved excellent results in your previous studies
  • pass a minimum requirement of a GPA 3.2 or 75% in previous studies 
Scholarship application deadline is 22 July 2013, 5:00 pm Australian Eastern Standard Time.

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UPFellowship Program for International Researchers, 2013/14

The UPFellows program promoted by Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF, Barcelona, Spain) aims to offer career development opportunities to outstanding junior postdoctoral researchers of any nationality.

UPF Fellows will join one of the most unique and dynamic research environments in Europe, where they will be able to advance in their research and further develop their professional skills with a career development plan guided by a senior scientific mentor. The program aims to attract talented researchers from anywhere in the world to a career in Europe.

UPFellows program will offer 24 international fellowships. Candidates will be recruited by two separate calls for applications and a competitive selection process. The first call will offer 12 positions in different research fields. The final number of selected candidates will depend on the quality of the applications received.

The UPFellows is funded jointly by the Marie Curie COFUND program (7th Framework Program) and the UPF.

Elegibility criteria
Eligibility is determined using the information provided in the application via the web application. For an application to be eligible:
1. It must be received before the deadline.
2. It must be complete, including specifically:
·         A full CV
·         A statement of research interests and plans for the UPFellow period
·         The names of three scholars who are willing to serve as references for the applicant
·         An indication of which panel the applicant wishes to consider his/her application

3. It must document that the applicant:
holds a PhD or will hold a PhD degree by 30th September 2013 (call for applications 2013)
·         Holds a PhD or will hold a PhD degree by 30th September 2013
·         Will undertake transnational mobility, defined as the applicant not having carried out his or her main activity (work, studies, etc.) in Spain for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to the submission of the application.  Short stays, such as holidays, are not considered.

If you have any queries about your eligibility to apply, please contact before submitting an application.

The fellowship is awarded for a period of 3 years. The candidates should start within 3 months of the acceptance of the fellowship.

Economic Conditions and Training
UPFellows will receive a three-year contract with a gross salary/year of 47.300€ plus Social Security costs. In addition, selected candidates will receive:
·         Travel allowance: 800€/year
·         Contribution to Research costs: 3,000 €/year
·         Other economic benefits: UPF has agreements with a number of providers of consumer products and health, leisure,  sports, and travel services which offer employees a wide range of benefits that will be also available to the fellows.
Furthermore, candidates will have access to a wide offer of training activities such as seminars, specific training session, etc. They will be provided with the required conditions to develop their research projects with autonomy and within a stimulating environment.

UPF Research Environment
UPFellows will benefit from the UPF Research Environment. The UPF is among the top 20 institutions in Europe funded by grants of the European Research Council and ranks as the number one Spanish university in research productivity, based on journal articles indexed in the JCR, research and development projects in 2010, and doctoral dissertations between 2004 and 2009 (Ranking in research production and productivity in the Spanish university public system, 2010).

Along with internationalization, a key contributor to UPF’s success has been its focus on specific areas of research and interdisciplinary contributions thanks to a small number of departments and affiliated research and technology centers  which is organized into three thematic campuses:
 Social Sciences and Humanities, which is particularly strong in Economics and its interfaces with Political Science,  Sociology, Law, History, and Psychology
·         Information and Communication Sciences, boasting high profiles in Information and Communication Technologies  as well as in Computational Sciences and Engineering applied to Health and Life Sciences
·         Health and Life Sciences, with strength in multiple areas, including Bioinformatics, Cell Biology, Evolutionary Biology,  and Neuropharmacology.

How to apply
Applications for the UPFellows program are accepted exclusively online through our online application system. The application deadline is the 1st of July 2013.

Candidates must register in order to be able to use the online application system. The online application form includes all of the necessary information for the initial stages of the selection process (scientific CV, list of publications, meetings, research experience and interests, fellowships obtained under competitive calls, project the applicant wishes to perform, etc.)

At least two reference letters must be provided, which will be automatically requested from the referees proposed by the candidate through the online system. Candidates must ensure that all information is included before the deadline, including the reference letters. Incomplete proposals will not be considered eligible.
Once the application is submitted, an acknowledgement of receipt will be automatically sent by e-mail to the applicant.

A reference number will be assigned, which should be included in any further correspondence.
For any additional information, please contact Marta Perelló at

Click here for further details and application

EURIAS Fellowships Programme 2014/2015

The European Institutes for Advanced Study (EURIAS) is offering 39 International Fellowships Programme in Humanities and Social sciences.

The European Institutes for Advanced Study (EURIAS) Fellowship Programme is an international researcher mobility programme. It builds on the strong reputation of the Institutes for Advanced Study for promoting the focused, self-directed work of excellent researchers within the stimulating environment of a multidisciplinary and international group of fellows.

The Programme offers 10-month residencies --mainly in the Humanities and Social sciences-- in Berlin, Bologna, Brussels, Budapest, Cambridge, Delmenhorst, Freiburg, Helsinki, Jerusalem, Lyon, Marseille, Paris, Uppsala, Vienna, Wassenaar, Zürich.

At the time of the application, researchers must be in possession of a doctoral degree plus 2 years of full-time research experience after the degree. Exception is made for Law scholars who are eligible with a Master +6 years of full-time research experience after the degree. (PhD training is not considered in the calculation of experience).

Researchers from all countries are eligible to the programme but applicants cannot apply to an institute located in their country of nationality or residence. Exception is made for applicants who have not spent more than 12 months in their country of nationality or residence during the last 3 years prior to the application.

The programme is open to all disciplines in the fields of humanities and social sciences.

It also welcomes applications from the arts, life and exact sciences provided that:
• the research project does not require any intensive laboratory work,
• the research project interfaces with humanities and social sciences,
• the applicant has a proven capacity to dialogue with other scientific disciplines,
• the candidate applies to an IAS that welcome scholars outside the humanities and social sciences.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to check the IAS’ websites to learn more about the scientific orientation of the Institutes and their potential opening to disciplines outside the humanities and social sciences.
There is no age limit for applying to EURIAS Fellowship Programme.

Click here for further details and application

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Scholarships for high achieving international students, RMIT University, Australia

Monday, May 27, 2013 0 comments
RMIT University will be offering a total of 74 scholarships of A$3000 each to international students applying to study a selected list of programs at RMIT University in Semester 2 2013 (July intake).

To be eligible for this scholarship, a student must:

  • be an international student
  • display high standards of academic merit
  • have a full offer (no conditions) to commence in one of the above programs in Semester 2, 2013 (July intake)
  • accept their offer by Friday 7 June 2013.
The scholarship cannot be transferred to another program or deferred to a future intake.

For information on eligibility criteria and how to apply for the scholarship, please visit the Scholarships forhigh-achieving international applicants web page.

MUIS Full scholarships, Australia

Macquarie University International Scholarship is a full scholarship for Undergraduate and Postgraduate studies.

Scholarship value
The MUIS is available across most courses to cover a range of full international tuition fees for study on campus at North Ryde in an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework degree.

The MUIS Undergraduate and Postgraduate Scholarships do NOT provide financial support in the form of a living allowance, nor does it provide for the cost of visa application, Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC), airfares, accommodation, conferences or other costs associated with study. This scholarship is not available to students studying at Macquarie City Campus or the Sydney Institute of Business & Technology (SIBT).

Annual renewal of the MUIS Undergraduate and Postgraduate Scholarship is subject to satisfactory performance in the Macquarie University degree program.

Applicants must:
  • Be a citizen of a country other than Australia or New Zealand.
  • Have met the University's academic and English requirements for the course to be considered for a scholarship (must hold a full offer of admission for North Ryde by the application deadline).
  • Have achieved a minimum GPA of 3.7 out of 4.0 for Postgraduate applications and minimum requirement of an ATAR equivalent of 92 out of 100 for Undergraduate applications.
How to Apply
  1. Applicants must complete an online course application form. Online course application will enable you to select your course and upload scanned copies of the required documents.

Once your course application has been processed, you will receive a Macquarie University Student Number which is compulsory to submit the online MUIS application form.
  1. Applicants must complete an online MUIS application form.
  2. Applicants must indicate on the MUIS application form which scholarship they are applying for:
    • MUIS Undergraduate
    • MUIS Postgraduate
For Session 1, 2014, the deadline for course application is 1 October 2013 and the deadline for scholarship application is 31 October 2013.

Click here for further scholarship information

IDEA Applied and Professional Ethics Scholarships, UK

The IDEA Centre is able to fund a number of fees scholarships for the MA in Applied and Professional Ethics for entry in 2013.

Up to six scholarships will be available. These will cover a proportion of the academic fees, mostly up to half the value, more rarely up to the full value. For part-time students (who take the course over two years) the scholarship is subject to review at the end of the first year.

Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic excellence, which will be assessed by considering the candidate's application to the University and supporting documents, and the interview conducted as part of the admissions process.

The closing date for scholarships applications is 30th June 2013. Applications received after this date will not be considered.

All applicants to the Masters and Postgraduate Diploma degrees in Applied and Professional Ethics are eligible to apply for the scholarships, including international applicants and part-time students.

How to Apply
Anyone wishing to apply for the scholarship must first completean application to either the MA or PGDip Applied and Professional Ethics. Applicants should indicate on the University online application form that they intend to apply for the IDEA Scholarship.

Applicants must then complete a separate Scholarship Application Form. This form can be submitted either by email to or by post to the address below:

MAAPE Scholarship Applications
Inter-Disciplinary Ethics Applied Centre
University of Leeds
8-12 Fenton Street

Applications must be received by 30th June 2013.

If you have any questions about the scholarships please contact Sarah Gelcich.

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Jim Ellert MBA Scholarship, Switzerland

Sunday, May 26, 2013 0 comments
IMD is offering one full time need based MBA scholarship in Switzerland.
Students of Africa, Central and Eastern Europe (including all former Soviet republics) and the South-Eastern Asian Peninsula are eligible for applying this scholarship.

Candidates who have already applied to the full-time IMD MBA program and who demonstrate strong financial need (with preference given to women).

Acceptance into the IMD MBA Program
Submitting an essay on: 'Why I would like to do an MBA at IMD' (maximum 500 words)
Candidates will also be considered on the basis of merit as per the quality of their admission application.

September 30


Click here for further scholarship details and application

2013 University of Nottingham MA Scholarships, UK

University of Nottingham, UK offers MA scholarships for UK/EU and international students.

Each scholarship amounts to a £1000 reduction in fees for students (home/EU or international) on one of the taught MA programmes currently running in the School of Politics and International Relations.

  • Applicants must hold an offer to study on a taught MA programme in the School of Politics and International Relations to commence study in September 2013. 
  • Applicants must meet any conditions set for their admission to the courses
  • Holders of the scholarships are required to write their dissertations on a subject related to the Asia-Pacific region, broadly defined to include Northeast Asia, Southeast Asia and South Asia
The closing date for the scholarship competition is Friday 14th June 2013. There is no separate application form for the scholarships. Applicants should provide a side of A4 paper outlining details of their intended dissertation topic and a covering letter explaining why a Tomlinson scholarship would be of particular benefit to them.

Applications (which may be sent either in hard copy or attached to an email) should be sent to Gail Evans at the School of Politics and International Relations, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK. at the School of Politics and International Relations, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK.

Successful applicants will be notified as soon as possible after the closing date.  This award is offered on a competitive basis and applications will be assessed by a panel of experts on Asia-Pacific from within the School of Politics and International Relations.  The decision of the panel is final.

Queries about the scholarships should be directed to Professor Katharine Adeney, Director of the Institute of Asia Pacific Studies.

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De Montfort University Vice-Chancellor's International Scholarship 2013/14

The Vice-Chancellor of De Montfort University (DMU) is delighted to offer £1,000 scholarships to overseas students for courses starting in September 2013 (or between September 2013 and June 2014 for MPhil/PhD research degrees).

The scholarships will be paid towards the full academic course tuition fees (deducted at the beginning of the first, or only, year of study) of overseas-status students from any country in the world wishing to study the following types of full-time course:
  • Undergraduate degrees (BA/BSc/LLB) in any subject
  • Postgraduate diplomas and master's courses (PGDip/MA/MSc/MBA/LLM) in any subject
  • MPhil/PhD research degrees in any subject – excluding the International PhD programme

Once you have applied and been accepted onto a course at DMU, and if you achieve the required grades, you will automatically be awarded the scholarship.

Terms and conditions
  • Both self-funding and sponsored international students are eligible to apply
  • Students must be studying full-time, on campus to qualify for the scholarship. Distance Learning students are not eligible 
  • No cash alternatives will be offered and the scholarship cannot be transferred to any other course at DMU or to any other nominated recipient
  • Valid only for September 2013 entry (or between September 2013 and June 2014 for research applicants).
  • Scholarships cannot be deferred with an application for September 2014 or later
  • For overseas students who are also entitled to the £500 discount for early payment of their academic-tuition fees in full at enrolment, a total of £1,500 will be deducted from their fees
  • For applicants who also qualify for the £500 Alumni Scholarship, a further £500 will be deducted from the tuition fee at enrolment
  • If an applicant is allocated a scholarship but then withdraws their application or does not enrol onto the course for any reason, the scholarship is forfeited
  • The university reserves the right to withdraw or not award scholarships at any point before they are allocated.
  • You must have applied by 31st August to be considered for the scholarship – applications after this date will not be considered

Click here for further scholarship details and application

Van Oord MBA Scholarship, Switzerland

Thursday, May 23, 2013 0 comments

Van Oord family and IMD is funding one full time MBA scholarship in Switzerland for students from developing countries.

Scholarship value
CHF 30,000

Geographic region
Developing countries whose advancement / progress has been strongly influenced by its seaside location, struggle against the water, maritime tradition, river transportation system, etc.

Candidates with financial need who have already applied to the full-time IMD MBA program and who are citizens of the above geographical areas.
Preference is given to those who wish to return to their countries after graduation and to those with a technical background and / or experience related to marine engineering.
Criteria 1) Acceptance into the IMD MBA Program
2) Submitting an essay on:
How the seaside location of my country can be better used to contribute to economic growth and sustainability.? (maximum 750 words)

IMD MBA scholarship conditions
Our scholarship applications are essay based, with winning essays typically including the following features:
·         Relevance to the essay title
·         Organization and structure
·         Fully developed arguments
·         Persuasiveness
·         Personal element and/or passion

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School of Computer Science and Information Technology (CSIT) Scholarship, Australia


RMIT University is offering scholarship for international students for pursuing undergraduate or postgraduate program at RMIT’s School of Computer Science and Information Technology (CSIT).

Value and duration
The scholarship pays a one off payment of $5000 towards your tuition fees for first fee installment after the payment of your deposit and once you have arrived and enrolled into your program.

To be eligible for this scholarship you must be a new applicant and apply for one of the following programs on or after 13 May 2013, or have a current offer for one of these programs but have not yet accepted your offer:
  • Bachelor of Computer Science (any stream)
  • Bachelor of Software Engineering
  • Bachelor of Information Technology (any stream)
  • Bachelor of Technology (Computing Studies)
  • Master of Computer Science
  • Master of Information Technology
  • Master of Technology (Internet and Web Computing)
  • Master of Computing
You must also:
  • be an international student
  • not be a citizen or permanent resident of Australia or New Zealand
  • be enrolling at the RMIT School of Computer Science and IT for the first time at your intended level of study (i.e. undergraduate or postgraduate) in Semester 2 in 2013*
  • be planning to study for at least four semesters (for undergraduate students) and three semesters (for postgraduate students)
  • have achieved excellent results in your previous studies
  • pass a minimum requirement of a GPA 3.2 or 75% in previous studies
Scholarship application deadline is 22 July 2013, 5:00 pm Australian Eastern Standard Time.

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Flinders International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (FIPRS)


Flinders International Postgraduate Research Scholarships (FIPRS) are awarded to international students on the basis of academic merit, academic research training and research indicators and performance.
The scholarships enable suitably qualified applicants to commence a full-time research higher degree.

The scholarship is tenable for up to three years for a Research Doctorate degree and up to two years for a Research Masters degree. Successful applicants are required to undertake full time study.
Applicants for the FIPRS will be automatically considered for the InternationalPostgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS).

Scholarship value
The FIPRS pays the international student tuition fees charged by Flinders University for a research higher degree.

In addition, Flinders University provides the recipient with a generous living allowance paid at the rate of $23,728 per annum (2012 rate). It is tax exempt and indexed annually.

An FIPRS student who moves to Adelaide from overseas is eligible for an establishment allowance (after arrival at Flinders) of up to $1,485 to assist with relocation costs and airfares, provided receipts can be produced by the student.

Applicants must be a citizen of any overseas country, except New Zealand, and, satisfy the University's academic entry requirements for a Masters degree by research or Doctorate by research, including the English proficiency levels set by Flinders University for international students. Students for whom English is a foreign language will need to provide evidence of their English language competence. Applicants must not hold an equivalent research higher degree qualification.  Applications are normally only open to students commencing a research higher degree in Australia for the first time.

Please see the attached conditions of award for full eligibility criteria.

All applicants are required to read the application guidelines provided below before submitting an application.

Any questions about the application process should be directed to the Flinders University International Office via email

Two copies of the completed application and supporting documentation should be posted to:
Flinders University International Office
Flinders University
GPO Box 2100
Adelaide SA 5001

New Opportunities Scholarships at Queen’s University Belfast, UK

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 0 comments
A number of scholarships are available for international students enrolling on a new Masters or Bachelors degree programme in September 2013
  • The scholarships are worth £1,000 or £1,500 depending on tuition fee rates and are one year only awards.
  • The scholarships will be deducted from the tuition fees payable to Queen's upon enrolment in September 2013 to reduce the overall cost of tuition fees, in the first year only.
  • Interested applicants must complete an application form and return it to the International Office at
 Terms and Conditions:
  • Candidates must be classified as international students (overseas) for fees purposes.
  • Candidates must be able to finance the remainder of their tuition fees and living expenses.
  • Candidates must hold and have accepted online  or via UCAS, an offer of a study place for an eligible degree programme commencing in September 2013.
  • The scholarships cannot be held in conjunction with another Queen's University Belfast scholarship or tuition fee reduction. If students are offered more than one University award, the one most appropriate to the student's circumstances will be selected.
  • For the scholarship to be included on CAS certificates for visa purposes successful candidates must have paid the required deposits no later than 31 July 2013.
  • The scholarships are solely for enrolment in September 2013 and cannot be deferred.
  • The University reserves the right to vary all or any scholarship awards and regulations at its sole discretion.
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INSEAD MBA '91 June Endowed Scholarship, France


On the occasion of their 20th Class Reunion, the Class of '91 June created an endowed fund for participants on the MBA programme. 

The award is made once a year to a disadvantaged candidate from a developing nation who demonstrates the need for financial assistance, and in particular to a candidate who is likely to return to his/her country and/or region of origin in the foreseeable future. 

Candidates admitted to the MBA Programme with the above mentioned profiles will be considered. Finanial need will be taken into consideration. 

Essay topic :
1).In approximately 350 words for all the questions that follow:(a) state why you feel an INSEAD MBA is relevant to your particular career needs, (b) explain how you envisage contributing to the future development of your country/region after graduation.
2).In approximately 350 words provide a concise but accurate description of your financial circumstances as well as a cash flow forecast for the year e.g. details of income (such as your income, investment income, savings, property rentals,etc) set against details of expenditure (such as local outgoings, INSEAD fees, rent living expenses). How do you expect to finance your studies if you do not obtain a scholarship or financial aid from INSEAD? Why INSEAD should consider you for a need-based scholarship? What amount do you consider appropriate?Please do not forget to submit a number of supporting documents as required.
3).Complete Need-based Scholarship application and essay question.

Amount of Award:

Application Format:
To be considered for this scholarship, please complete the Need-based Scholarship application 

Scholarship Application Deadline:
13 February for the July class (starts September)
22 August for the December class (starts January)

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UNIL Master's Grants, Switzerland

To facilitate access to Master’s degrees by students with qualifications from foreign universities, the University of Lausanne makes available around ten Master’s grants which are awarded on a competitive basis.
Programmes concerned
Candidates must choose a Master's programme from among those offered by the UNIL, except the Master of Medicine, Master of Arts in Public Management and Policy, Master of Arts in Sciences and Practices of Education. The grant may not be used for any complementary studies required to enroll on the Master’s degree and may not be used for EMBAs or Masters of Advanced studies.

Amount and duration of the grant
The amount of the grant is CHF 1,600.- per month from 15 September to 15 July, for a duration not exceeding the regulation minimum period of the programme (according to the programme, one-and-a-half years or two years subject to deduction for paid placements or exempt semesters, if any). Abandonment of the programme results in suspension of the grant.

Required conditions
  • The candidate must be the holder of a degree from a foreign university.
  • The qualification held by the candidate must be deemed equivalent to the UNIL Bachelor’s degree.
Selection criteria
The grants are intended more particularly for students who distinguished themselves in their university studies and who have difficulty meeting their financial needs for the duration of the Master’s. It is however necessary that the candidates have sufficient financial means to support themselves during the complementary studies that may be required prior to enroll on the Master’s degree.

Application deadline for autumn semester 2014 and spring semester 2015
Applications must be submitted to the Office for socio-cultural affairs before 15 December 2013.

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International Scholarships Scheme at Southampton Solent University in UK, 2013

Tuesday, May 21, 2013 0 comments
Southampton Solent University, UK is offering scholarships to students applying from overseas.

You can apply if:
  • you are applying for a full-time course at Southampton Solent University for 2013 entry, and
  • you are from one of the following areas: Africa, North and South America, India,Turkey, Vietnam and South Korea and
  • you are not currently studying or residing in the  UK, and 
  • you are a self-funded, full fee student.

Scholarship application
Simply complete the Overseas Scholarships Application form and return it to our International Office by 31 July 2013, once you have received an offer from us.

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BlackBerry Scholarship Program

The BlackBerry® Scholars Program is a global four-year scholarship program for outstanding women entering their first year of undergraduate study at an accredited college or university.

The Program is designed to help increase the number of women studying and influencing the future of mobile computing, including Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, and particularly those with an interest and/or aptitude in the mobile computing space.

Women who will be entering their first year of study in the 2013-2014 academic year and are interested in this scholarship may apply for the Program by 5pm EST on the June 26th, 2013 application deadline.

The scholarship includes full tuition for the 2013-2014, 2014-2015, 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 academic years, and will be awarded at the beginning of the school year. The Scholarship does not cover room and board, other living expenses, books or materials fees, transportation, or other costs not included in tuition.

Up to ten (10) Awards will be granted by BlackBerry in accordance with the selection criteria described below. Scholarship recipients (“Recipients”) will be notified by mail on or before July 31st, 2013.

Eligibility Criteria
  • All applicants to The BlackBerry® Scholars Program must be female and age 18 or older (or the equivalent age of majority where you live). If the applicant is a minor, consent for participation in the program and acceptance of the Award is required from their parent or legal guardian at the time of application for the Program.
  • The Program is open to U.S. and non-U.S. students worldwide, unless otherwise indicated in these terms and conditions or in other documentation associated with the Program.
  • Applicants must be entering as a full-time first year undergraduate in the 2013-2014 academic year at an accredited college or university and planning to pursue a course of study majoring or concentrating in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics. Transfer between Science, Technology and Math programs will not affect payment of the award, however BlackBerry must be notified prior to any transfer.
  • Employees of BlackBerry and members of the scholarship selection panel, and members of their immediate families or others living in the same household, are not eligible for a scholarship through the Program and should not apply.
  • Applicants must not have ever been convicted of a crime or have acted in a manner that will bring BlackBerry into disrepute, in BlackBerry’s sole discretion.

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