Friday, 31 December 2010

European Master Scholarship TEMA for International Students

TEMA Master Course is offered by a consortium of the following European universities: Eötvös Loránd University of Budapest, Hungary, École des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales of Paris, France, University of Catania, Italy, and Charles University of Prague, Czech Republic.

Thursday, 30 December 2010

UK: Seafarers International Research Centre (SIRC) – Nippon Foundation PhD Fellowship

The Seafarers International Research Centre at Cardiff University, with support from The Nippon Foundation, would like to invite applications for a number 4 year scholarships offering exciting opportunities to study for PhD qualifications in maritime-related social science. Based in the UK, these unique fellowships are available to graduates of maritime or social science-related disciplines who have a strong desire to undertake academic research on seafarers and the human related aspects of the maritime sector.

Wednesday, 29 December 2010

Prestige Scholarships 2011-2012,Canada

For all prestige scholarships, you’ll need an admission average of 90 percent or better the selection committee will also assess the range of your community or secondary school activities.Prestige scholarships are renewable with an A- standing.If you lose your scholarship in one year it can be regained in future years.

Tuesday, 28 December 2010

India:Ayush Scholarship 2011-12 for BIMSTEC countries

The Indian Council of Cultural Relations (ICCR) offers 15 scholarship slots to meritorious nationals of BIMSTEC countries to pursue Under Graduate/post graduate/Ph.D course in India traditional systems of Medicines such as Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy (AYUSH) in relevant Indian Universities for the academic year 2011-2012.

Monday, 27 December 2010

UK: Chancellor’s Scholarships 2011/12 for International PhD Students in Warwick University

Students and applicants who wish to apply for an AHRC doctoral award should apply to the WPRS competition and will automatically be considered for both competitions. More details on applying for an AHRC doctoral award are available here.This competition, unlike most postgraduate funding, is open to Home, EU, and Overseas students from all disciplines at Warwick, and offers an equal award to all.

H.J. Heinz Company Foundation Fellowship for Developing Countries,USA

The Heinz Fellowship was established in 1982 by an endowment from the H. J. Heinz Company Foundation to the University of Pittsburgh's University Center for International Studies. The fellowship is managed by the Global Studies Center at the University Center for International Studies, and is offered annually providing one year of practical, professional, and non-degree educational experiences through the University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania, USA.

Saturday, 25 December 2010

The Clem Jones Scholarship at Griffith University,Australia

There are two scholarships available, valued at $3000 each per annum for a total of three years (total of $9000 each scholarship).Payments will be made into the recipient’s nominated bank account each semester, providing the recipient meets GPA requirements and submits sporting reports on a bi-annual basis.Griffith is an elite athlete-friendly university and has a strong commitment to sport and the role that it plays in a balanced educational environment. 

Friday, 24 December 2010

Germany:EXPERTS Scholarships 2011 for Undergraduate, Master, PhD, and Postdoctoral Students

EXPERTS is a scholarship project targeted to citizens of Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Indonesia, Nepal, Pakistan, the Philippines, Sri Lanka and Thailand.

Wednesday, 22 December 2010

Australia:International Undergraduate Scholarships at University of Queensland

The scholarship is a one-off reduction in your commencing tuition fees to the value of AUD$6000.The scholarships are available for international students who have completed senior high school overseas equivalent to Queensland Year 12 (eg. A Levels, International Baccalaureate, etc).

Tuesday, 21 December 2010

Spain:CEMFI Master in Economics and Finance 2011-2013

he Master in Economics and Finance AT CEMFI is a 2-year full-time program intended to prepare students for a wide range of careers in the public and the private sectors. It also serves as the first two years of the PhD in Economics at CEMFI. This flexibility is very attractive to many students that initially are not sure whether they would like to follow a professional or an academic track. The program is taught in English.

Saturday, 18 December 2010

Utrecht Excellence Scholarships 2011at Utrecht University,Netherlands

The Utrecht Excellence Scholarship offers a number of highly talented prospective students the opportunity to pursue a degree in a selected number of fields at Utrecht University:

Friday, 17 December 2010

Doctoral Studentship 2011 In Finland

The position is funded by an EU FP7 funded project called MAREX – Exploring Marine Resources for Bioactive Compounds: From Discovery to Sustainable Production and Industrial Applications. The appointee will focus mainly on studying the antibacterial and antiviral properties of marine natural products and derivatives that are coming from domestic and international collaborators.

Wednesday, 15 December 2010

Scholarship 2011-2012 From The Citadel Capital Scholarship Foundation

The Citadel Capital Scholarship Foundation was created in 2007, out of a strong will to contribute to national development through creating high caliber professionals to help enhance Egypt’s growth in all sectors.
The Foundation is funded by an endowment from Citadel Capital to grant academic scholarships for talented and promising young Egyptian men and women to pursue master degrees and PhDs abroad in all fields of study.

Tuesday, 14 December 2010

Scholarships Award Scheme for International Students 2011/12 at Aston Business School,UK

The Aston Business School is pleased to announce several scholarships of £1,000 each in value for each academic year of undergraduate studies and £500 for the placement year.

Scholarships are available to international students entering one of the full-time BSc programmes in 2011/12 detailed below. Scholarships are awarded competitively to help with the cost of tuition fees.

How to apply

Applicants should write a letter of application and a letter of motivation (500 words) along with providing an academic reference supporting the application. The applicants or the applicants’ representative should submit the complete application to:

The Admissions Tutor – Academic Excellence Award
Aston Business School
Undergraduate Admissions Office
Aston University
Aston Triangle
B4 7ET
Fax: +44 (0) 121 204 3197


Please ensure that you state your full name, UCAS number and your contact details including correct email address as they appear on your UCAS form and the name of programme you have applied for. Without these details scholarship applications cannot be considered.

Scholarships are allocated on academic merit and scholarship applications will be considered in conjunction with your academic application via your completed UCAS form.

Please label your essay “Undergraduate Scholarship Application Letter of Motivation” at the top of the first page.

1. Scholarships to the value of £1000 are for each year of undergraduate study for a maximum of three years. The scholarship for the placement year is £500.00. The maximum total scholarship over four years is therefore £3,500.
2. The scholarship will be awarded as a reduction in academic study fees – no cash alternative is available.
3. Scholarships are only available for international students who are self-funded. UK and EU applicants and students sponsored by an organisation are not eligible.
4. To be eligible applicants must place Aston as their Firm choice institution through UCAS and Aston must have been notified of this decision by UCAS.
5. 5. Applications must be received by post, fax or email before June 30th 2011. An email acknowledgement of receipt will be sent.
6. The Aston Business School Scholarship Panel will make their decision by 31st July 2011. Successful applicants/their representatives will be informed whether they have been successful or not by 31st July 2011 by email correspondence.
7. The decision of the Aston Business School Scholarship Panel is final. No further discussion will be entered into and there is no right of appeal.
8. The Aston Business School Scholarship Panel reserves the right to conduct a telephone interview with suitable candidates.
9. For successful applicants the award will be evaluated on an annual basis and is dependent upon students achieving a pass grade in each year of study. Students who repeat a year will not be eligible for a continuing scholarship.

A complete list of the qualifying programmes can be found at

(Please note that the International Foundation Year does not qualify)


Monday, 13 December 2010

IMPRS-MCB PhD Program In Germany

You have a passion for Molecular and Cellular Biology and want to do cutting edge research in
Immunobilogy, Epigenetics, Proteomics and Bioinformatics?

As an IMPRS-MCB PhD student you will
* work on exciting scientific projects addressing the hot topics of molecular and cellular biology
* receive full funding for the whole time of the PhD
* benefit from intensive scientific education and complementary skills courses
* rotate in 3 laboratories before you start your PhD project
* enjoy the benefits of state-of-the-art scientific institutes with first class facilities
* be part of a vibrant international research community – official language is English

A PhD in Europe usually takes 3-4 years, but you need to have both a BSc and MSc or equivalent (4-5 years of studies) before enrolling. Integrated MSc/PhD programs are not very common.

You can apply if you have:
* MSc/Diploma in Biology/Biomedicine/Biochemistry or related subject (to be obtained latest 6 months after the application deadline)
* GPA >80%, first or upper second class degree (lower GPA can be accepted for applicants who belong to the best 10% of students – please provide grade distribution statistics from your college/faculty)
* Excellent English language skills (mother tongue or TOEFL/IELTS or equivalent certificate recommended but not obligatory)
* Practical lab experience
Please understand that we can accept only up to 10 of the best students per round. The satisfaction of our requirements doesn’t guarantee you a position at IMPRS-MCB.

Deadline: 15 December 2010

Study Subject: Immunobilogy, Epigenetics, Proteomics and Bioinformatics

Employer:Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology (MPI-IB) and the University of Freiburg.


Saturday, 11 December 2010

USA:The World Forest Institute Fellowship Program

The WFI Fellowship Program brings forestry and forest products professionals from around the world to work at the World Forest Institute for 6 to 12 months. Over 80 Fellows from 25 countries have participated in the program.

The Fellowship Program offers participants many opportunities, such as:

* Conducting studies in the Pacific Northwest related to forestry
* Meeting with many different forestry organizations and corporations
* Building a network of forestry contacts, and
* Promoting the dissemination and exchange of information regarding global forest resources and their utilization

Fellows leave the program with a solid understanding of how the US forestry sector operates and who the key players are. Additionally, Fellows gain invaluable cultural experience and English language skills.

Fellowship Application Deadline: 1 February 2011


Friday, 10 December 2010

2011 Beachell- Borlaug International Scholars Program

Recognizing the importance of rice and wheat in global food security, Monsanto Company pledged $10 million to improve yields in these crops as part of its commitment to sustainable yield.

Monsanto’s Beachell-Borlaug International Scholars Program is the result of that pledge.

Monsanto established this program in 2009 in honor of two of the world’s most pre-eminent rice and wheat breeders: Drs. Henry Beachell and Norman Borlaug.

Their lifelong work laid the foundation for the tremendous increases in rice and wheat production that continue to help feed the world today.

The primary objective of this prestigious fellowship program is to develop highly educated rice and wheat plant breeders who can serve as future agricultural leaders.

It will be administered by Texas AgriLife Research, an agency of the Texas A&M University System.

* Provides a full package of support, including a generous student stipend, tuition, applicable fees, health insurance, research fees and travel, as well as funds for the collaborating institution and advising professor

* Supports projects that allow the student to develop advanced breeding techniques, as well as experience conducting at least one season of field work in a developing country

* Is open to students worldwide who are seeking a Ph.D. in rice or wheat plant breeding

Scholarship Application Deadline: 1 February 2011

Further Scholarship Information and Application click here

Wednesday, 8 December 2010

Anglo-Spanish Society Scholarships at King’s College London,UK

The Anglo-Spanish Society has existed for over 50 years, as a forum for people who share a love of, and interest, in Spain.Thanks to the generosity of financial supporters and sponsors, the Society is able to support a number of postgraduate scholarships.

Last year, for example, the society awarded five scholarships worth £4,500 each, to students wishing to pursue studies in fields ranging from medicine to architecture.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 20 January 2012

Scholarship Information and Application click here

Tuesday, 7 December 2010

Europe:Erasmus Mundus EMECS Scholarships

The European Master's Course in Embedded Computing Systems (EMECS) is designed to educate Bachelor graduates from Electrical & Computer Engineering and Computer Science as well as graduates from related disciplines to become experts in the field of Embedded Computing Systems. The participating institutions are:

University of Kaiserslautern (TUK), Kaiserslautern, Germany
Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering

Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway
Faculty of Information Technology Mathematics and Electrical Engineering

University of Southampton (UoS), Southampton, United Kingdom
School of Electronics and Computer Science

EMECS is a two-years Master's course (120 ECTS credits) that is pursued at two out of the three participating institutions. Students will spend one year at each of the selected universities and will receive a joint degree from the respective institutions. The language of instruction is English. Students participating in this program will be trained in three major areas:

- Hardware Architectures of Embedded Systems
- System-on-Chip Design
- System Software

Admission Requirements

The applicant must hold at least a B.Sc. degree (or equivalent) in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or a related programme. At the time of application preliminary transcripts are accepted.

The grade average of the previous study should prove high qualification of the applicant. This will normally be the case for a grade average of ‘B’ or better in terms of the ECTS grading scale.

Applicants need to prove that they have sufficient fluency in English. A TOEFL test with at least a score of 600 paper-based/250 computer-based/100 internet-based or an Academic IELTS score of at least 6.5 overall and with 6 in writing is required. The TOEFL code number of the University of Kaiserslautern is 7967.

For nationals of countries listed under this link the proof of language proficiency is waived.

Taking the GRE test is recommended (but not mandatory). The GRE code number of the University of Kaiserslautern is 7143.

The applicant must show that he/she is well motivated for the Embedded Computing Systems programme by writing a short letter of motivation.

The application must be supported by two letters of recommendation.

Application Form

In order to apply for EMECS you need to create an account on the online application platform. On the application platform you can also apply for an Erasmus Mundus Scholarship. No separate scholarship application is needed.

Erasmus Mundus EMECS Scholarship Description

If you are a non-EU student (Category A Scholarship):

Contribution to travel, installation and any other type of costs: € 4000 per year
Full coverage of the EMECS participation costs (tuition): € 4000 / semester
Monthly allowance: € 1000 / month

If you are an EU student (Category B Scholarship):

Full coverage of the EMECS participation costs (tuition): € 1500 / semester
Monthly allowance: € 500 / month

Participation costs must be understood as any compulsory administrative/operational cost related to the participation of the student in the program (e.g. library, laboratory, tuition, social security and insurance costs, etc.). Any other costs that may be charged in addition being compulsory or voluntary, must be communicated to the candidate student at application stage.

Monthly allowance amounts may be increased in order to cover the additional costs of students with special needs; EMECS will have to inform the Agency accordingly in the context of their annual student scholarship applications.

Category A

Scholarships can be awarded to masters students selected by the EMECS consortium who came from a country other than an eligible applicant country and who are not residents nor have carried out their main activity (studies, work, etc., ...) for more than a total of 12 months over the last five years in one of these countries.

Category B

Scholoarships can be awarded to any masters students selected by the EMECS consortium and who do not fulfil the Category A criteria defined above.


General program-related issues:
• Application procedure: Dr. Christian Tuttas
• EMECS Coordinator: Prof. Wolfgang Kunz

For partner-specific questions please contact:

(TUK)General information and services:

International School of Graduate Studies
Mr. Arthur Harutyunyan

University of Kaiserslautern
Building 36 Room 264

Phone: +49 631 205 4980
Fax: +49 631 205 4997
Academic course advisor: Prof. Wolfgang Kunz

(NTNU)General information and services:

Office of International Relations
Ms. Oddrun Maao
Gløshaugen campus
O. S. Bragstads plass 3
NO-7491 Trondheim, Norway

Phone: +47 7359 8139
Fax: +47 7359 5210
Academic course advisor: Prof. Einar J. Aas

(UoS)General information and services:

Student Services Centre

George Thomas Building 37
University of Southampton
University Road
Southampton SO17 1BJ, U.K.
Phone: +44 2380 599 599
Fax: +44 2380 599 595

School of Electronics and Computer Science
Mrs Denise Harvey / Mrs Sue Ganney
Phone: +44 (0) 2380 593782/02380 592630
Fax: +44(0)2380 594508


Monday, 6 December 2010

Europe:European Master’s Program in Embedded Computing Systems

The European Master’s Course in Embedded Computing Systems (EMECS) is designed to educate Bachelor graduates from Electrical & Computer Engineering and Computer Science as well as graduates from related disciplines to become experts in the field of Embedded Computing Systems. The participating institutions are:

University of Kaiserslautern (Germany)
- Norwegian University of Science and Technology (Norway)
- University of Southampton (United Kingdom)

EMECS is a two-years Master’s course (120 ECTS credits) that is pursued at two out of the three participating institutions. Students will spend one year at each of the selected universities and will receive a joint degree from the respective institutions. The language of instruction is English. Students participating in this program will be trained in three major areas:

* Hardware Architectures of Embedded Systems
* System-on-Chip Design
* System Software

These areas constitute the “Core Programme” of EMECS and will be taught during the first year of study at each institution. Completion of the core programme (45 ECTS credits) will ensure the mobility of the students after the first year of study.

The “Elective Programme” (45 ECTS credits) provides training in specialized topics of embedded system design and provides the background in typical application areas like communication systems, automation & control and microsystems. The course is completed with a Master’s Thesis (30 ECTS credits) which typically contributes to a larger project conducted jointly with industry.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 16 January 2011


Sunday, 5 December 2010

UK:International Achievement Scholarships 2011/12 At Sheffield Hallam University

International Achievement Scholarships programme is open to students from any non-EU country applying to study at Sheffield Hallam University who will be enrolling in 2010/11 (January intake) or 2011/12 academic year. All full-time undergraduate and postgraduate taught courses are taking part in the programme.The scholarships will be awarded to well-qualified students who demonstrate academic, personal or professional achievement in the personal statement on their scholarship application form. Successful applicants will be awarded with a cheque and a certificate to mark their achievement at a Scholarships ceremony following enrolment on their course. This scholarship is not a reduction in fees.


30 June 2011 for courses starting in September 2011

30 November 2011 for courses starting in January 2012


Saturday, 4 December 2010

USA:The Udall Scholarship 2011 At The University of Texas

The University of Texas at Austin has been invited to nominate qualified students to be considered for the scholarship.A committee of faculty and staff will review applications and select up to six nominees for the national competition. The Foundation does not accept applications directly from students.

The Udall Foundation seeks future leaders across a wide spectrum of environmental fields, including policy, engineering, science, education, urban planning and renewal, business, health, justice and economics.

The Foundation also seeks future Native American and Alaska Native leaders in public and community health care, tribal government and public policy affecting Native American communities, including land and resource management, economic development and education.

In 2011, the Foundation expects to award 80 scholarships and 50 honorable mentions on the basis of merit to sophomore and junior level college students


To be eligible, you must:

* be a current University of Texas at Austin student with sophomore or junior standing in the 2010-2011 academic year

* study the environment or a related field, or be a Native American or Native Alaskan studying health care or tribal policy.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 3 February 2011

Further Scholarship Information and Application click here

Friday, 3 December 2010

Europe:Erasmus Mundus EMM-Nano Scholarships in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

Four leading educational institutions in Europe offer a joint Erasmus Mundus Master of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (EMM-Nano). The programme offered is a truly integrated one, with a strong research backbone and a very important international outreach. The objective of this course is to provide top quality multidisciplinary education in nanoscience and nanotechnology.

The EMM-nano is a two-year, 120 ECTS, English language degree programme. Thanks to its combination of partners, expertise and courses, it offers you a unique integrated master programme, covering all aspects of nanoscience and nanotechnology, while at the same time allowing you to design an individual study programme with specialization in essentially any field of nanoscience and nanotechnology.

It facilitates studying at two separate participating universities where you spend one year per country. It is strongly multidisciplinary: you receive a basic training in all the disciplines offered, one of which becomes your area of specialisation. At the end of the program you will receive a joint degree from the two universities where you studied. The fast evolution of the field requires a strong consortium with noted educational experience in the field.

University Partners

The fast evolution of the field requires a strong consortium with noted educational experience in the field. The educational partner institutions are

■Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (K.U.Leuven), Belgium (Coordinator)
■Chalmers Tekniska Högskola (Chalmers), Sweden
■Université Joseph Fourier Grenoble, France
■Technische Universität Dresden (TU Dresden), Germany


Upon the completion of the two year cycle, successful students will be awarded a joint Master’s degree issued by the K.U. Leuven and the second year university where he/she studied. In addition, the EMM-nano consortium furnishes a joint degree-supplement providing a description of the nature and level of the programme followed.

Scholarships available

Full EM-scholarships are available for non-EU students to cover the tuition fee and all living expenses (24000€/year).

Limited EM-scholarships available for EU students (10000€/year).

Admission criteria

■Admitted are top-level Bachelor students in physics, applied physics, chemistry, biochemistry, electrical engineering, material science or a related discipline, with a proven background in mathematics and physics or chemistry. Students in their last year of such a bachelor programme will also be considered.
■A minimum of 180 credits and a GPA (Grade Point Average) of at least 75% of the scale maximum is required.
■A good command of English, both spoken and written. All non-native speakers are required to submit an English proficiency test: IELTS (Academic version) overall band score of at least 6.5 or a TOEFL score of at least 580 (paper based) or 237 (computer based) or 92 (internet based).
■The admission policy is intended to ensure equal opportunity of access to higher education for qualified European and third country students. Please quote scholarization as your reference when applying for this scholarship.

Selection criteria

Candidates will be ranked and selected by the EMM-Nano Executive Board of the consortium, with representatives from the 4 univeristies, based on the following criteria:

1) Applicants background: applicants are asked to provide the list of courses they followed during their previous education. If needed it is recommended to provide also additional information (content of the courses, course credits, etc.) on the courses they have taken during their previous studies, especially in the fields of applied mathematics, electromagnetics, physics, chemistry, electronics, materials science etc. The applicants will be scored based on the depth and broadness of their background;

2) Applicants excellence: applicants are asked to provide information on the obtained grades/marks for the individual courses and the GPA of their previous education, and an explanation of the score system that was applied. The applicants will be scored based on the obtained scores and GPA.

3) English language skills: applicants are asked to provide the certified results of their language proficiency test (TOEFL, IELTS, etc.). The applicants will be scored based on the obtained language test score).

4) Motivation statement and reference: applicants are asked to provide a personally written motivation letter and two recommendation letters from persons who are very well acquainted with their academic performance.. The applicants will be scored on the quality of the motivation and recommendation letters and on the completeness of the application file.

Application instructions

To apply please click here:

Required documents:
For the list of required documents please check: :

Additional documents required for Erasmus Mundus Nano are:

2.A motivation letter
3.Two recommendation letters
All applicants must inform us about their preferred trajectory. Please complete the Annex by choosing your preferred university for the 2 nd year.

For additional information you can contact:
Tel: +32 16 32 40 20
Fax:+32 16 32 37 73


Prof. Guido Groeseneken
Coördinator EMM Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
K.U.Leuven ESAT
c/o IMEC
Kapeldreef 75
B-3001 Leuven (Heverlee)

Ms. Elke Delfosse
Management Assistant
Kapeldreef 75
B-3001 Leuven (Heverlee)
Tel: +32 16 281 747


Wednesday, 1 December 2010

USA:Fulbright Postdoctoral Research Scholarships for Belgium and Luxembourg Citizens

The Commission will only consider applications in this competition from research scholars and lecturers who are assured of a position with an American institution of higher education.

I. Fulbright Awards

Approximately 10 grants-in-aid and travel grants will be available for candidates who would undertake post-doctoral research or university lecturing for a minimum of three months, maximum one year, at a maximum of two accredited American universities or institutions of higher education. preliminary application

II. Fulbright-Schuman Program

Approximately 22 awards will be available for EU academics, professionals, or policy makers for research or lecturing on EU affairs or U.S.-E.U. relations at a recognized institution in the U.S. Each award includes a monthly stipend, round-trip travel, health and accident insurance, and visa sponsorship. Fulbright-Schuman Program.

Scholarships Deadline: 1 March 2011


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