UK Department for International Development (DFID) Scholarships 2017 for International Students in UK

UK Department for International Development (DFID) is funding Commonwealth Scholarships for Masters and PhD programs from developing countries applicants. These Commonwealth Scholarships are offered in many UK universities. UK Department for International Development (DFID) aim is supporting excellence in UK higher education, and sustaining the principles of the Commonwealth.

Field of Study / Subjects
All subject areas are eligible for Masters and PhD programs at the UK universities
Number of Scholarships
About 300 scholarships are awarded each year.
Duration of Scholarship
Commonwealth Scholarships duration to Master’s one-year courses only and PhD 2 to 3 years
Scholarship Description / Details


  • Each Commonwealth Scholarships provides:
  • Airfare ticket from home country to the UK and return at the end of award
  • Cover tuition and examination fees
  • Stipend (living allowance) at the rate of £1,043 per month, or (£1,279 per month for universities in the London student only)
  • Thesis grant
  • Warm clothing allowance
  • Study travel grant
  • Fieldwork grant towards the cost of fieldwork undertaken overseas (for PhD Scholars)
  • Paid mid-term visit (airfare) to home country (for PhD Scholars)
Eligibility Criteria
To apply for Commonwealth Scholarships, candidates must:
  • Be a Commonwealth citizen, refugee, or British protected person
  • Be permanently resident in a developing Commonwealth country:
  • Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Botswana, Cameroon, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Falkland Islands, Fiji, Ghana, Gibraltar, Grenada, Guyana, India, Jamaica, Kenya, Kiribati, Lesotho, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Montserrat, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Pitcairn Islands, Rwanda, St Helen, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu, Virgin Islands (British), Zambia
  • Complete a first degree of at least upper second class (2:1) honors standard, or a second class degree and a relevant postgraduate qualification (for PhD program)
 How to Apply / Download Scholarship Form / Documents Required
  • Applicants should apply online
  • Supporting documents:
  • References from at least two individuals
  • Transcripts
  • Supporting statement (for PhD candidates only)
  •  Institutions named on application form
Contact us:
  • Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK
  • Woburn House
  • 20-24 Tavistock Square
  • London WC1H 9HF
  • United Kingdom
  • www.dfid.gov.uk/cscuk
Last Date to Apply / Deadline: 15th November (annual)
Official Website: Visit the main site

Adelaide International Undergraduate Scholarships (AIUS) 2017 for International Students in Australia

The University of Adelaide offers a scholarship program Adelaide International Undergraduate Scholarships (AIUS) for international (except Australia and New Zealand) students to undertaking undergraduate degree program in Australia at the University of Adelaide. AIUS scholarships are offered to the outstanding international students on the academic merit base.

Fields of Study / Subjects
Scholarships are available for study in any discipline except:
  •  Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS)
  • Bachelor of Oral Health and Bachelor of Science (Veterinary Bioscience)
  • Numbers of Scholarships
    Up to 40 scholarships will awarded to international students
    Duration of Scholarships
    AIUS offered every year for the full duration of the program. Up to a maximum of four years to undergraduate program
    Scholarships Description / Details
    • AIUS provides a waiver of 25% of the annual tuition fee for each year of the program for the full duration of the program
    AIUS scholarships do not cover:
  • Costs of visas
  • Overseas Student Health Cover
  • Travel
  • Accommodation
  • Living expenses
  • Books and study materials or any other expenses
Eligibility Criteria
In order to be eligible for AIUS, applicant must be:
  • AIUS open to citizens of any country (International students) except Australia and New Zealand country
  • Applicants must complete Foundation Studies or secondary studies overseas or in Australia, or those transferring into the later years of an undergraduate degree with advanced standing
  • Applicant must achieved an academic level which is the equivalent of a GPA of 6/7 (85%) for a scholarship
How to Apply / Download Scholarships Form / Documents Required
Contact us:
Last Date to Apply / Deadline: 20th January, 23rd June (Annual)
Official Website: Visit official website for further details about AIUS

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Vienna University of Economics and Business Scholarships 2017 for National and International Students in Austria

Vienna University of Economics and Business has announced WU Executive Academy MBA Scholarships for national and international students. These awards are offered for outstanding students who want to study at the Vienna University of Economics and Business in Austria. Both types of scholarships are offered: Partial and fully funded for MBA program.

Field of Study / Subjects
MBA Specializations in these fields:
  • Entrepreneurship & Innovation
  • Finance
  • Energy Management
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Project Management
  • Social Management
  • Public Auditing
 
Number of Scholarships
  • Executive MBA Bucharest offered 3 partial scholarships for the MBA students
  • MBA Social Management, Der Standard scholarship offered 1 partial scholarship
Duration of Scholarship
  • Executive MBA Bucharest duration is part time 14 months
  • Professional MBA, CEE Scholarships duration is 18 months, part time
  • MBA Social Management, Der Standard scholarship duration is 18 month, part time
  • MBA Scholarships for Entrepreneurs 24 months duration
Scholarship Description / Details
  • Executive MBA Bucharest value is up to 50% of the tuition fee
  • Professional MBA, CEE Scholarships value is up to 35% of the tuition fee
  • MBA Social Management, “Der Standard” scholarship value is € 14,000 each and self-contribution of € 1,500
  • MBA Scholarships for Entrepreneurs value is up to 35% of the tuition fee
  • MBA Scholarships for Female Leaders value is up to 35% of the tuition fee
  • MBA Scholarships for SME, NGO, NPO value is up to 35% towards the tuition fees
  • MBA WU Executive Academy Scholarships value is up to 35% towards the tuition fees
  • MBL Merit-based scholarship of Austrian Notary Academy: Scholarship amounting to € 16,700
Eligibility Criteria
  • Executive MBA Bucharest: Open to all students for the Executive MBA Bucharest with Bulgarian citizenship
  • Professional MBA, CEE Scholarships: Merit- and need-based scholarships and open for all CEE citizens
  • MBA Social Management, Der Standard scholarship: Open to all candidates for professional MBA Social Management
  • MBA Scholarships for Entrepreneurs: Merit- and need-based scholarships and open for national and international students
  • MBA Scholarships for Female Leaders is a Merit and need-based scholarships
  • MBA Scholarships for SME, NGO, NPO: Open for candidates that are nominated/company sponsored by an SME, NGO or NPO
  • MBA WU Executive Academy Scholarships: Open all applicants for the Executive MBA Bucharest, Executive MBA PGM
  • MBL Merit-based scholarship of Austrian Notary Academy: Merit based scholarships to all applicants for the Master of Business Law (Corporate Law)
How to Apply / Download Scholarship Form / Documents Required
  • MBA Scholarships application form
  • Required documents:
  • Copy of university diploma and grade transcripts in original language
  • Official translation of university diplomas
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Recent digital photograph
  • Letter of Motivation
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Clear copy of valid passport
  • Complete application sends to an email to:  scholarship@wu.ac.at
Contact us:
  • Renate Braun
  • T: +43 1 31336-5820
  • E: pmba-sm@wu.ac.at
Last Date to Apply / Deadline: 1st September, 30th September, 3rd December (annual)
Executive MBA Bucharest: 1st September 2016
Professional MBA, CEE Scholarships:  3 months before the program start
MBA Social Management, Der Standard scholarship: 3rd December 2016
MBA Scholarships for Entrepreneurs: 3 months before the program start
MBA Scholarships for Female Leaders: 3 months before the program start
MBA Scholarships for SME, NGO, NPO: 3 months before the program start
MBA WU Executive Academy Scholarships: 3 months before the program start
MBL Merit-based scholarship of Austrian Notary Academy: 30th September 2016
Official Website: Visit the official site

Scholars Awards at University of Sydney in Australia for International Students

The University of Sydney is inviting applications for the 2017 Sydney Scholars Awards. Awards are open for international and Australian students (including New Zealand).


Awards are available for pursuing the undergraduate degree and combined degrees. Awards are available in all subjects offered by the university.

The Sydney Scholars Awards offers Year 12 students commencing their studies in 2017 the opportunity to apply for scholarships ranging from $6,000 to $10,000 in value and awarded in duration from one year, up to 5 years (combined degrees). For domestic students (including New Zealand citizens), if you receive an ATAR of 99.90 you will automatically be awarded a scholarship worth $10,000 for the duration of your undergraduate degree.

Eligibility:

These prestigious scholarships will be offered to students who meet the selection criteria including an ATAR requirement of 95 and above.

Students applying to the Sydney Conservatorium of Music and Sydney College of Arts require an ATAR of 90 or above. If you are an international student, have recently completed an International Baccalaureate or educational award equivalent to the HSC, and are applying for admission through UAC, you are also eligible to apply.

Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.

How to Apply:

For Sydney Scholars Awards, applicants will need to complete an online application form and upload your most recent school report. Provision for a personal statement will be included in the online application.

They suggest that you complete a draft first and then cut and paste their final answers into the text boxes provided. Please note there is a 1000 character limit on each text box (approximately 150-200 words). Strict character limits apply.

Deadline: 30 September 2016.

For More Details Visit Official Website

Danish Government Masters In Engineering Scholarship At University Of Southern Denmark

The University of Southern Denmark in collaboration with Danish Government invites application from International Students who wish to undertake a Masters program in Engineering.


Through this scholarship scheme, the Faculty of Engineering offers scholarships to highly qualified students enrolled in the following two-year master degree study programmes:

i) MSc(Eng) in Innovation and Business (Campus Soenderborg)

ii) MSc(Eng) in Mechatronics (Campus Soenderborg)

Eligibility

- Applicants must come from a non-EU/EEA country

- Applicants must be able to pay tuition fees.

- Applicants must have a bachelors degree.

- Applicants must have good academic backgrounds.

Application Process

Applicants are advised to download and completely fill in the Application Form

Completed form should be sent alongside relevant documents to Syddansk Universitet, Sønderborg, Student Service Sdu-soenderborg@sdu.dk.

Application Deadline

The application deadline for this scholarship is on 14th December 2016.

For more information visit the Official Page

PhD Positions in Astrophysics at Ludwig Maximilians University Munich in Germany

The International Max Planck Research School on Astrophysics at the Ludwig Maximilians University Munich is offering about 25 PhD positions for research topics in various fields of astrophysics. PhD Positions are open for international students.


Positions are available in various fields of astrophysics-

Infrared-Astronomy (MPE),
High Energy Astrophysics (MPE),
Optical and Interpretative Astronomy (MPE),
Center for Astrochemical Studies (MPE),
Extragalactic Astronomy (USM),
Computational Astrophysics (USM),
Stellar Astrophysics – Expanding Atmospheres of Hot Stars (USM),
Computational Star and Planet Formation Group (USM),
Plasma-Astrophysics (USM),
Young Stars & Star Formation Group (USM),
Cosmology and Structure Formation (USM),
Extragalactic Astrophysics and Cosmology (MPA),
High Energy Astrophysics (MPA),
Supernovae (MPA),
Stellar Astrophysics (MPA),
from planets and star formation to stellar structure (ESO) and from ISM, stellar populations, and clusters of galaxies and cosmology(ESO).

Successful applicants with an MSc degree will receive a work contract of about EUR 1400 per month, (depending on family status) for a maximum period of three years if required.

Eligibility: In order to apply for scholarship, applicants must follow the given criteria:

- Applicants must have a Master in Physics or Astrophysics.
- Applicants holding a Bachelor degree have to apply to the Master of Astrophysics (or Master of Physics) Program at the LMU before they can be admitted to the IMPRS PhD program to obtain a Ph.D. (Dr. rer.nat.) from the Ludwig-Maximilians-University (applications are encouraged even if the degree will not be obtained before November 15, 2015).
- Candidates whose native language is not English or German are required to provide a certificate documenting proficiency in English, for example TOEFL (IbT of at least 94 points) or IELTS (of at least 7 points) or equivalent.

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online. Applications will nonetheless be accepted until all positions are filled. A complete application must include the following documents:

- A fully filled-in online application form, including a list of all courses and credits
- Curriculum vitae as PDF file in the upload area of the application form
- Three letters of recommendation uploaded by your referees, for more information, follow the instructions in the online application form
- Copies of all academic certificates including High School Diploma, M.Sc., B.Sc., etc. as one PDF file in the uploaded area of the application form (originals must be presented if you are invited for an interview)
- Copy of M.Sc. thesis (with English abstract if the thesis is not written in English) or -preliminary master thesis abstract as PDF file in the upload area
- Proof of English Language ability when applicable (e.g. transcript of TOEFL / IELTS scores or equivalent; our TOEFL Institution and Department Code is 8223).

Application Deadline: Due date for application for the program starting on September 1st, 2017 is November 15, 2016

For More Details Visit Official Website

American University Emerging Global Leader Undergraduate Scholarship At American University, USA

Applications for undergraduate scholarship is now going on at American University, USA. This scholarship is provided to international students who wants to undergo an undergraduate program in the institution.

The American University Emerging Global Leader (AU-EGL) scholarship covers all expenses (full tuition, room and board) for one international student who will need a visa (preferably an F-1 or J-1 student visa) to study in the United States.

The scholarship does not cover non-billable expenses such as mandatory health insurance, books, airline tickets and miscellaneous expenses (approximately U.S.$4,000 per year).

Eligibility

- Applicants must be secondary school students (not university students) applying as first-year (freshman) students for the fall (August) 2017 semester


- Applicants must have a 95 TOEFL iBT, 7.0 IELTS or 600 paper-based TOEFL (or above)

- Applicants must be international students.

Application Process

Applicants needs to be considered an offer of place before applying for the scholarship. Applicants should visit the HOW TO APPLY PAGE

-Applicants should complete the online AU Application Form

- Submit a bank letter and the AU Certification of Finances (AU CFIS) form –each demonstrating a minimum of U.S.$4,000. These can be scanned and emailed as PDF attachments to admissionsdocuments@american.edu

- Submit your official TOEFL or IELTS score results (preferred score: 95 TOEFL iBT, 7.0 IELTS or 600 paper-based TOEFL, or above) if available. These can be scanned and emailed to admissionsdocuments@american.edu. International Admissions will call ETS or IELTS to verify scores on your behalf.

Application Deadline

The application deadline for this scholarship is on 15th December 2016

For more information visit the Official Page

Colin Grant Global Excellence PhD Awards At University Of Strathclyde, UK

The Department of Chemical and Process Engineering at the University of Strathclyde invites application from International students who wish to undertake a PhD program in the institution.


This scholarships is worth £3,000 per annum and its main purpose is to provide high quality,comprehensive educational and training opportunities to students.

Eligibility

- Applicants must be international students.

- Applicants must hold a first degree of at least second upper-class Honours standard, in a relevant subject,

- Applicants must have received an offer of place and commence their studies in the Department of Chemical and Process Engineering by 1st October 2016.

Application Process

To apply for a PhD in the Department of Chemical & Process Engineering, please Click Here.

Colin Grant Global Excellence Awards application forms may be requested from chemeng-pg-admissions-at-strath.ac.uk.

Application Deadline

The application deadline for this scholarship is on 28 September 2016

For more information visit the official page
KSUSTA Admission Screening 2016/2017 Announced

KSUSTA Admission Screening 2016/2017 Announced

This is to inform aspirants of Kebbi State University of Science and Technology, Aliero (KSUSTA) that the 2016/2017 admission screening has been announced.

Eligibility

Candidates must have chosen the institution and scored the required cut-off mark in the 2016 UTME.

Method Of Application

Interested candidates are to make a payment of the sum of Two thousand three hundred naira (N2,300) only to Kebbi State University of Science and Technology, Aliero.
Account Nos: 1764337361 (Skye Bank) or 4002003716 (EcoBank)
Candidates are to come along to the screening with their payment bank teller.
Screening Details:

The Screening exercise will hold as follows;

DATE: Saturday, September 3rd, 2016.
TIME: 8.30 am - 2.00 pm (Candidates are to be at the screening venue 30 mins before time)
VENUE: University Multipurpose Hall.

Candidates are come to the screening venue with originals and photocopies of the following ;
a) JAMB 2016 Original Result Slip that nears candidates' passport photograph.
b) SSCE, WASC, GCE and NABTEB O'level results or any other O'level equivalent result.
c) Bank payment teller.
LASU Sanctions Students Over Indecent Dressing

LASU Sanctions Students Over Indecent Dressing

The Lagos State University authorities (LASU) has issued warning letters to 84 of its students over indecent dressing.

It was learnt that one of the students who was suppose to contest in the forth coming SUG election was also disqualified because of this.

Eight among the affected students are final year students,43 in 100 level,20 in 200 level,and three in 300 level.

Further analysis shows that 24 of the students are from faculty of Management Science, 18 from faculty of sciences, faculty of Education and Social Sciences were recorded as 11 students each and the faculty of communication has four students.

It was reported that the Students Affair Department (DSA) of LASU gave the letter to the students for going against the dress code of the institution.