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Ignacy Lukasiewicz Scholarship Programme for Developing Countries (Apply Now)

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland and Minister of Science and Higher Education of the Republic of Poland announced recruitment to the Ignacy Lukasiewicz scholarship programme (2017/2018 edition).

Scholarships offered as a part of the programme include free 2nd degree studies conducted in Polish language (preceded by a year-long preparation course for taking up studies in Poland) and 3rd-degree studies conducted in public universities supervised by the minister responsible for higher education.

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is the Polish government department tasked with maintaining Poland’s international relations and coordinating its participation in international and regional supra-national political organisations such as the European Union and United Nations.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing masters and PhD programme.

Study Subject: Scholarships are offered in diverse fields to help students in upgrading their education.

Scholarship Award: The amount of the scholarship, which covers the costs of accommodation and living, is PLN 1350 per month.

Numbers of Scholarships: Not known

Scholarship can be taken in Poland

Eligibility:

2nd Degree Studies (Master Studies)

Candidate profile:

  • Graduate of the 1st degree studies (completed in 2016 or 2017) conducted in the aforementioned areas of sciences or current final year student of the 1st degree studies in the academic year 2016/2017;
  • In the absence of the form of 1st degree studies in the higher education system of the country which issued the diploma, graduate of Master’s degree or equivalent studies (completed in 2016 or 2017) or current final year student of Master’s degree or equivalent studies in the academic year 2016/2017, conducted in the aforementioned areas of sciences.

3rd Degree Studies (PhD Studies): Candidate profile:

  • Graduate of Master’s degree or equivalent studies completed no earlier than three years ago (does notapply to persons already studying in Poland);
  • Graduates of Master’s degree or equivalent studies completed in the country of origin of candidates will be preferred (however, this does not preclude persons with Polish university diploma from the possibility of applying for the scholarship);

Nationality: Citizens of developing countries are eligible to apply.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have previous degree.

How to Apply:

2nd Degree Studies (Master Studies): The candidates are required to submit completed and signed questionnaire to Polish diplomatic posts, along with the following attachments:

  • Description of the proposed dissertation according to the following specifications: 1.5-2 A4 pages, font size 12, spacing 1.5; required elements of description include: proposal for a topic, problem and research method, detailed description of chapters);
  • A copy of the 1st degree studies graduation diploma with a supplement, in the absence of the form of1st degree studies in the higher education system of the country of origin – a copy of diploma ofMaster’s Degree or equivalent with a supplement or certificate of the marks obtained in the winter session in the final year of 1st degree studies or final year of Master’s degree or equivalent studies, and the planned date of completion;
  • A copy of health certificate;
  • A copy of passport.

3rd Degree Studies (PhD Studies): The candidates are required to submit, via the university admitting the foreigner to the 3rd-degree studies, to the Bureau for Academic Recognition and International Exchange, completed and signed questionnaire along with the following attachments:

  • Outline of the doctoral dissertation prepared in accordance with the following specifications: 4-5 A4 pages, font size 12, spacing 1.5; required elements of description include: proposal for a topic, research problem, the main hypothesis and research method, detailed description of chapters);
  • A copy of the Master’s degree graduation diploma (with a supplement) authorising to take up doctoral studies in the issuing country (not applicable to persons already studying in Poland);a document confirming admission by the university (or the promise of admission), in the mode provided for foreigners, to 3rd degree studies with the scholarship of the Minister of Science and Higher Education, stating that financial conditions will change when a foreigner does not obtain a scholarship (does not apply to persons already studying in Poland);
  • Opinions of two independent academics (Prof. or PhD), including at least one from Poland);
  • A curriculum vitae with a covering letter;
  • A copy of health certificate (it does not concern to people already studying in Poland);
  • A copy of passport;
  • A copy of the document authorizing to the stay on the Polish territory (for people already studying in Poland or holding a valid visa).

Application Form

Application Deadline: The application deadline is June 23, 2017.

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Apply Now: Global Development Awards Competition for Low and Middle Income Countries Applicants, 2017

Ministry of Finance, Government of Japan is offering Global Development Awards Competition to pursue research. Applicants from low and middle-income countries are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

The Awards Competition recognizes excellence in policy-oriented research, supports research capacity development of researchers in developing countries and funds innovative social development projects benefiting marginalized groups in the developing world.

The GDN Global Research Agenda is a central piece of GDN’s new strategy for three main reasons. First, the global research agenda plays the crucial role of providing the organization with a common intellectual ground on which to structure its capacity building activities as distinct parts of an articulated and cohesive whole. Second, prioritizing and fixing a global research agenda is a cost-effective way to harmonize programs, to articulate portfolio elements, and to secure the building up of a stock of knowledge in a predefined set of priority development themes across the developing world.

Course Level: Awards are available to pursue research.

Study Subject: Research Proposals for the Award will be considered in following sub-themes:

  • Skilling for Agriculture
  • Skilling for Manufacturing
  • Skilling for Digital Technologies

Scholarship Award: First Prize: US$ 30,000; Second Prize: US$ 10,000; Third Prize: US$ 5,000.

Number of Scholarships: Not Known

Scholarship can be taken in Japan

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for scholarship:

Category 1: Japanese Award for Outstanding Research on Development (ORD)

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Eligible countries for the ORD competition are those classified as low-income or middle-income countries.
  • Open only to researchers who are nationals of an eligible country
  • Open to citizens of eligible countries who are temporarily based in a non-eligible country but not for more than five years as of 16 July, 2017
  • The upper age limit for all applicants is 45 years as of 16 July, 2017
  • Staff members of multilateral and bilateral organizations are NOT eligible to apply
  • Previous and current employees of GDN or its Regional Network Partners (RNPs) are NOT eligible to apply up till 5 years from the completion of their tenure. Previous GDN Board Members, project mentors and members of evaluation teams are NOT eligible to apply
  • Similar proposals or papers resulting as products from full or partial GDN funded activities cannot be submitted for this competition
  • Past ORD winners and finalists are not eligible to apply with the same or similar research proposal. Winners are not eligible to apply for a period of 3 years subsequent to their submission of a successful proposal
  • Past and current AMC reviewers are not eligible to take part in the competition.

Category 2: Japanese Award for Most Innovative Development Project (MIDP)

Eligibility Criteria:

  • The MIDP Award is open to all development projects being implemented in low-income countries and lower-middle-income countries.
  • The project must be managed by a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) with its headquarters in one of the above eligible countries. The NGO must be non-profit.
  • The project implementation must have started before 01June, 2016.
  • Submissions concerning a recently started project or only a project idea or a feasibility or baseline study will not be considered.
  • Submissions for funding conferences (either in part or in full) will not be considered.
  • Applicants from previous years (except winners) may re-apply, but they must update the application to include new aspects of the project.
  • Previous MIDP winners are not eligible to apply.

Nationality: Applicants from Low and Middle-income countries: Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, American Samoa, Angola, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde* (Capo Verde), Central African Republic, Chad, China, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Dem. Rep., Congo, Rep., Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire, Cuba, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Arab Rep., El Salvador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, Gambia, The Georgia, Ghana, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Islamic Rep., Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Korea, Dem Rep., Kosovo, Kyrgyz Republic, Lao PDR, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Macedonia, FYR, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Fed. Sts., Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Romania, Rwanda, Samoa, São Tomé and Principe, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Syrian Arab Republic, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tonga, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, RB, Vietnam, West Bank and Gaza, Yemen, Rep., Zambia and Zimbabwe are eligible to apply for this award.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: The upper age limit for all applicants is 45 years as of 16 July 2017.

English language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

Scholarships for Developing Countries

How to Apply: The mode of application is online.

Application Form

Application Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is July 16, 2017.

Scholarship Link

 

University of Gastronomic Sciences Masters Scholarship for Lower and Middle-Income Countries (Nigerians Can Apply)

University of Gastronomic Sciences is inviting applications from citizens from low-income countries or lower-middle-income or upper-middle-income countries to apply for its Masters Scholarship programme for the 2017-2018 academic year.

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The University of Gastronomic Sciences is an international academic institution in northern Italy. The campus is in Pollenzo, near Bra, a city in the north-west region of Piedmont. The University of Gastronomic Sciences studies, created and promoted in  2004  by the International  Slow Food in collaboration with the regions of Piedmont and Emilia-Romagna , a university is not legally recognized by the Italian state was.

Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue Master degree programme.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded for Master of Gastronomy programs – either Master of Gastronomy: Food in the World (Food Cultures and Mobility) or Master of Gastronomy: Food in the World (Food Ecologies and Sovereignty) for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Scholarship Award: Scholarships of € 16,500 (fee exemption) plus student housing and lunch service will be awarded.

Number of Scholarships: Two scholarships will be awarded.

Scholarship can be taken in Italy

Eligibility: Citizens from low-income countries, lower-middle-income, and upper-middle-income countries according to the World Bank can apply for a university scholarship according to the table above if they meet the following requirements:

  • Be in possession of a minimum level of English language equivalent to a C1-level, (in accordance with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages). The candidate must be interviewed by UNISG professors via Skype (use of the webcam required) in order to verify the aforementioned minimum English language requirement;
  • Income and property situation does not exceed the limits indicated above
  • Be in possession of the merit requirements stated in Articles 2 and 4 below
  • Have completed the pre-enrollment procedures to the Master of Gastronomy for the 2017-2018 academic year.
  • Be subsequently enrolled as a regular student in the program.

Nationality: Citizens from low-income countries or lower-middle-income or upper-middle-income countries.

Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, American Samoa, Angola, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde* (Capo Verde), Central African Republic, Chad, China, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Dem. Rep., Congo, Rep., Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire, Cuba, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Arab Rep., El Salvador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, Gambia, The Georgia, Ghana, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Islamic Rep., Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Korea, Dem Rep., Kosovo, Kyrgyz Republic, Lao PDR, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Macedonia, FYR, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Fed. Sts., Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Romania, Rwanda, Samoa, São Tomé and Principe, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Syrian Arab Republic, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tonga, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, RB, Vietnam, West Bank and Gaza, Yemen, Rep., Zambia and Zimbabwe.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have their previous degree.

English Language Requirements: Applicants must be in possession of a minimum level of English language equivalent to a C1-level, (in accordance with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages).

Master Scholarships

How to Apply: The complete required documentation must arrive before 12:00 noon on July 3, 2017. Documents may be submitted either in person, by mail via registered letter with acknowledgment of receipt, or by international courier, at the Registrar Office by post.

Application Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is July 3, 2017.

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100% International Tuition Fee Scholarships At RMIT University, Australia

The RMIT University, Australia is offering two International scholarship programs to interested individuals. This scholarships are as follows:

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  • RTP International Tuition Fee Scholarship (RITFS)
  • RMIT Research International Tuition Fee Scholarship (RRITFS).

The RMIT University, Australia invites applications from interested applicants who wants to undergo a scholarship program at the Institution.

Application Deadline: October 31, 2017.

Offered Annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: International

To be taken at (country): Victoria, Australia

Type: Postgraduate Research

Number of Awards: Unlimited

Value Of Scholarship: Both RITFS and RRITFS scholarships provide tuition fees for a period of 3 years, with the possibility of a 6 month extension.

The cost of Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) for the duration of your program is also provided. If you have dependants, both international tuition fee scholarships will provide OSHC that also covers them. Awardees are required to cover the difference between program length OSHC and visa length OSHC which is required for a student visa application.

If you are awarded a tuition fee scholarship, your scholarship will be partnered with a stipend scholarship which will provide you with a living allowance.

Eligibility: To be eligible for this scholarship program, applicants must:

  • be International students
  • hold, or be currently completing a Master by research, a Master by coursework or an Honours degree achieving first class honours
  • have been offered a program place that is not conditional
  • have excellent results from previous educational programs
  • provide evidence of English language proficiency and meet the English language requirement of the research program before the application closing date.

How To Apply: The mode of application is online. Click here to apply

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Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarships for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Program in UK, 2017-2018

Cardiff University is offering Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarships worth over £2M, offer funding awards to international students for the year 2017. Scholarships are available to pursue undergraduate and postgraduate taught levels of study.

The overreaching aim of establishing the Cardiff University was to transform the public higher education to improve quality and efficiency of teaching and learning, creating a world-class higher learning institution.

Cardiff is established as one of Britain’s leading universities. Its ambition is to be among the top 100 universities in the world and top 20 in the UK.

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In the case of applicants whose first language is not English, competence in the English language is also a criterion of admission.

Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue undergraduate and postgraduate taught levels of study.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in the wide range of subjects offered by the university.

Scholarship Award: The Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship is a £2,000 award applied to the initial year of study only. This will be awarded in the form of a tuition fee discount only and cannot be used in place of any required deposit. No cash alternative is available.

Number of Scholarships: Not Known

Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • Undergraduate applicants – Conditional offer holders
    You must meet or exceed the requirements as stated exactly in your formal UCAS offer. You must confirm Cardiff University as your Firm choice by your UCAS deadline, and meet all the terms of your offer by 31 August 2017. Applicants who do not meet the requirements of their formal UCAS offer will not be eligible for the Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship, even if you are accepted into the University.
  • Undergraduate applicants – Unconditional offer holders
    If you are holding an unconditional offer you must confirm Cardiff University as your Firm choice by your UCAS deadline and your academic results must meet, or exceed, the University’s standard entry requirement for your programme. This can be found online.
  • Postgraduate applicants – Conditional offer holders
    You must meet, or exceed, the University’s standard requirement set for your programme. Our standard course requirements can be found online. You must accept your offer and meet all the offer conditions, including any deposit deadline stated in your offer letter, by 31 August 2017. Applicants who do not meet the stated requirements will not be eligible for the Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship, even if you are accepted into the University.
  • Postgraduate applicants – Unconditional offer holders
    If you are holding an unconditional offer, your academic results must meet, or exceed, the University’s standard entry requirement for your programme. Our standard course requirements can be found online. You must pay any deposit by the deadline in your offer letter and accept your offer by 31 August 2017.
  • The Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship is available to eligible students studying on selected Undergraduate and Postgraduate Taught degree programmes. A full list of eligible programmes is available online. Programmes not shown in this list are not included in the Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship scheme. Post Graduate Certificate/Diploma awards are not included in the scheme.
  • No separate application for the scholarship is required. If you are holding an offer for an eligible programme and meet the criteria, you will automatically be awarded the Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship.

Nationality: International students are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: International applicants holding offers for selected undergraduate and postgraduate programmes will automatically be eligible for the Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship.

English Language Requirements: The majority courses request an IELTS score of 6.5 or 7.0.

International Scholarships

How to Apply: The mode of application is online.

Application Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is August 31, 2017.

Scholarship Link

Utown Undergraduate Scholarships at NUS, Singapore

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The National University of Singapore is currently inviting applications for scholarships from students undertaking undergraduate program at the university (Please see the scholarship list below). Both Singaporeans and foreign students are eligible to apply those scholarships. Each of the scholarships valued up to $10,000 per person.

Scholarship Description
Applicants are now invited to apply a number of scholarships at National University of Singapore. Each of those scholarships available for certain citizen as listed as follow:

  • Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple Scholarship at UTown fo all nationalities
  • NUSS – Della & Seng Gee UTown Scholarship for all nationalities
  • Steve Appleton-Micron Scholarship for Singaporeans and PR in 3rd and 4th Year from Electrical, Computer, Mechanical or Chemical Engineering
  • Tembusu Partners Scholarship Tembusu College Only. Preferably Singapore Citizens
  • The Ngee Ann Kongsi Scholarship forbSingapore Citizens and Permanent Residents
  • Tin Ka Ping Foundation Scholarship $10,000 Citizens of the People’s Republic of China

Award Value
Those scholarships provides up to $10,000 to each of the scholarship recipients.

Level and Area of Studies
Undergraduate degree in all subjects offered by the host institution.

Place of Study
At National University of Singapore.

Eligibility and Criteria
Each of those scholarships listed above has own criteria. Please download the description page at the website link below (pdf file)

Applicants’ Nationality
Singaporeans and foreign students are welcome to apply.

Application Instruction
Application should be made online. Please click the application link below for further information.

Submission Deadline
15 June 2017.

Website and Application Link

 

HLAF Scholarship in Science and Technology 2017

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Offers are up for the Human Life Advancement Foundation Science & Technology Scholarship available for  International PhD and Postdoctoral students . The HLAF scholarship will support any studies related to innovation and technology that can be taken worldwide well known institutions.

The successful applicants may expect to receive up to USD 15,000 per annum for PhD students and up to USD 35,000 per annum for Postdoctoral researchers. The annual deadline is 15th June every year.

Scholarship Description
The Human Life Advancement Foundation (HLAF) in Malaysia has main mission which is to develop networks of organizations and individuals able and willing to contribute to the needs of society, as well as in the development of internationally competent individuals. HLAF aspires to become a reference point for creation of knowledge, innovations and technology transfer related issues in developing countries. We support the importance of education in building a knowledge society.

This foundation strives to be an innovative institution responsive to needs of society for innovations, knowledge and technology by supporting fruitful interaction between firms, academia and public sector. They are delighted to announce that we are offering scholarships to those pursuing PhD studies and Postdoctoral research.

Scholarship Value
The winners this scholarship will receive award valued depending on the type of study, as determined by HLAF. The Scholarship value will be up to USD 15,000 per annum for PhD students and up to USD 35,000 per annum for Postdoctoral researchers.

Level and Area of Studies
PhD and postdoctoral research in innovation and technology.

Place of Study
At any recognized universities all over the world.

Eligibility and Criteria
Both male and female candidates from all countries are welcome to apply this scholarship. The following are the compulsory criteria of the candidates:

  • Maximum age: 30 years for postgraduate student at PhD level or 35years for postdoctoral researchers
  • Have received acceptance (offer) letter to pursue PhD/Postdoctoral at recognized universities before final decision on scholarship is taken.
  • In excellent health condition and certified by a Certified Doctor/Medical Professional. The cost of medical examination is to be borne by the applicants
  • All applicants should have a score of at least 550 in TOEFL or 6.0 points in IELTS or score a band 4 in MUET or excellent result in other relevant English test that is accepted by the university and equivalent to the tests mentioned above.
  • Minimum Academic Achievement: Strong academic record and excellent academic references.

Applicants’ Nationality
All nationalities are welcome to apply.

Application Instruction
You may download the application form at the application link below. Please complete it then submit together with the following additional documents:
-Identification Document / Passport
-University Acceptance/Admission/Offer letter
-Research proposal
-Academic Transcripts
-CV with publication list
-English proficiency test results
-Reference related to the relevant study

Submission Deadline
15th June on annual basis

Website and Application Link

AAARI Scholarship Program 2017

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Asian American / Asian Research Institute (AAARI) is delighted to offer the “AAARI Scholarship. All undergraduate students who are currently enrolled CUNY are eligible to apply for the Thomas Tam Scholarship. CUNY provides research opportunities for students on Asian American and Asian affairs.

The Tam Scholarship awards $1,000 to an individual qualified undergraduate student.The Asian American / Asian Research Institute (AAARI) was established on November 19, 2001, by The City University of New York (CUNY) Board of Trustees. The Institute is a university-wide scholarly research and resource center that focuses on policies and issues that affect Asians and Asian Americans. It covers four areas: Asian American Studies; East Asian Studies; South Asian Studies; and Trade & Technology StudiesEligibility:

All currently enrolled CUNY undergraduate students are eligible to apply for the Thomas Tam Scholarship.

How to Apply:

To download the application form students can go through the given link and download the application form: http://aaari.info/notes/2017TamScholarshipForm.pdf

Supporting Documents:

There are some issues you should be addressed in your application for the Tam Scholarship. Please be sure to cover all of the points in your application.

  • Please describe your project in detail, be sure to tell us about the issue of concern to the Asian American community that the project is designed to address.
  • Please explain how your project demonstrates creativity in communicating the concerns of Asian Americans.
  • What are the objectives or goals of the project, i.e. what do you want to accomplish, or what impact or effect will it have? How will you know that it has been successful?
  • How was the project implemented, or if in progress or a future project, please describe how it will be implemented?
  • Is the project completed, is it in progress or is it a future project?

 

Submitting Details

After complete your application you must drop your application packet or mail at

Asian American / Asian Research Institute

25 West 43rd Street, Suite 1000

New York, NY 10036

Attn: 2017 Scholarship

Financial Aid and Award Money:

The successful applicant will receive the $1,000

Application Deadline: 

Entries for the scholarship will be submitted by Friday, June 30, 2017.

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http://aaari.info/tomtamscholar.htm

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Google Travel and Conference Grants 2017

Google is delighted  to offer the Google Travel and Conference Grants for selected conferences in Computer Science and related fields.Grants are available in North America for all traditionally underrepresented groups in technology.

Anyone 18 years of age or older and work or study in computer science, computer engineering, information technology, or a technical field related to the conference subject. The program is committed to promoting diversity within their company and the technology industry.To encourage attendance at technical conferences, Google will provide selected recipients- a $500 reimbursement to retroactively be used toward airfare and accommodation cost (will be awarded after the conference).

Google was founded in 1996 by Larry Page and Sergey Brin while they were Ph.D. students at Stanford University, in California. Together, they own about 14 percent of its shares and control 56 percent of the stockholder voting power through supervoting stock.Google is an American multinational technology company specializing in Internet-related services and products. These include online advertising technologies, search, cloud computing, software, and hardware.

Eligibility:

To be eligible for a grant to attend a conference in North America, applicants must:

  • Be a resident if North America
  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • Work or study in computer science, computer engineering, information technology, or a technical field related to the conference subject
  • Have a strong academic and/or professional background with demonstrated leadership ability.
  • Be able to attend the core day(s) of one of the conferences listed below:
  • ACM Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing Conference
  • Tech Inclusion Conference – SF 2017
  • Society of Women Engineers – WE 17
  • Society of Hispanic Engineers Conference (SHPE) 2017
  • Neural Information Processing Systems Conference (NIPS) 2017

How to Apply:

To apply, the applicant can submit online application through the given link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdSCJDiFvGdPYRaiIJ7MhG9KE7KLS-Y803P1Z7MiW_OjIdgMw/viewform

Financial Aid and Award Money:

If you are selected, they will contact you with conference registration details and information about how you will receive your $500 post-conference reimbursement.

Application Deadline:

The conferences deadlines are listed below:

  • ACM Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing Conference (Deadline: June 28, 2017)
  • Tech Inclusion Conference – SF 2017 (Deadline: August 4, 2017)
  • Society of Women Engineers – WE 17 (Deadline: August 18, 2017)
  • Society of Hispanic Engineers Conference (SHPE) 2017 (Deadline: September 1, 2017)
  • Neural Information Processing Systems Conference (NIPS) 2017

Recipients will be notified by e-mail approximately 8 – 10 weeks prior to the date of the conference

Link for More Information:

https://edu.google.com/scholarships/google-travel-and-conference-grants/#!north-america

Contact Information:

For any questions on North America grants, reach out to travel-grants-at-google.com.

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NCB Summer Innovation Internships- Jamaica

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Innovation is one of the cornerstones of the National Commercial Bank Jamaica Limited (NCBJ). As a group, we strive to continue to be pioneers in the financial services industry in the Caribbean. The establishment of our Innovation Unit in 2013 is reflective of that commitment.

NCBJ are proud to again invite tertiary university students to participate in the 2017 “Innovation Internship Programme”. It is an excellent opportunity for action-oriented, motivated, bright young minds to share ideas for new, transformational products and services, while gaining vital business skills.

The Challenge is open to university students. Participants must have completed at least one year of study at the start of the Internship in the field of Technology, Science, Business, Marketing, Data Analysis, Engineering, Arts or a related area.

Applicants should also be in Jamaica for the duration of the programme, July 3 – 28, 2017.

Programme Features

Selection

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for the interview phase of the selection process and/or if additional supporting documentation is required.

Compensation

Each participant will receive a competitive intern salary. There will also be weekly cash prizes and incentives.

Duration

The programme will run for 4 weeks, starting July 3 and ending July 28, 2017.

Location

Programme activities will take place at StartUp Jamaica, Duke Street, Kingston, Jamaica.

Activities

Interns will participate in a series of ideation sessions, group activities and pitch presentations. The sessions will be designed to inspire creativity and idea generation

How to Enter:

Participants may apply to be considered for the NCB Innovation Internship Programme by completing and submitting the application form. The required information must be entered accurately, and each participant agrees to accept the Terms and Conditions

Click here to complete and submit the application form. Forms must be submitted no later than 11:59PM (Bogota Time) on June 10, 2017.

Application Deadline: June 10th 2017

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UNCF Procter & Gamble General Scholarship

The United Negro College Fund (UNCF)  is delighted to announce that applications are currently been submitted for the “Procter & Gamble General Scholarship”. The scholarship is directed towards academically achieving undergraduate students at any accredited four-year colleges or universities within the United States. The scholarship program is providing financial assistance to ensure students have access to a quality college education. Award amount of the scholarship is up to $5,000.

The United Negro College Fund, or UNCF, is an American philanthropic organization that funds scholarships for black students and general scholarship funds for 39 private historically black colleges and universities. UNCF’s mission is to build a robust and nationally-recognized pipeline of under-represented students who, because of UNCF support, become highly-qualified college graduates

Eligibility:

The “Procter & Gamble General Scholarship” will be strategically awarded to applicants who:

  • Minimum GPA 3.0
  • Applicant must be U.S. Citizen, U.S. national or permanent resident
  • Applicants have an academic classification in high school senior, a college freshman, college sophomore, college junior, college senior, college 5th-year senior.
  • Must be enrolled in 4-Year colleges/universities

How to Apply:

To be eligible for the scholarship program you may register through the given link: https://scholarships.uncf.org/Account/LogOn

Financial Aid and Award Money:             

The winning candidate of the scholarship will be awarded the amount of $5000.

Application Deadline: 

The scholarship application will open on May 4, 2017, and deadline for submission is June 15, 2017.

Link for More Information:

https://scholarships.uncf.org/Program/Details/c3890068-5360-4356-97cd-c0c3c581a115

OFID Development Leaders Scholarship 2017

Applications are invited at the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) for its Development Leaders Scholarship 2017 to build essential infrastructure, strengthen social services delivery and promote productivity, competitiveness and trade.

This year OFID will sponsor 16 young leaders (including five Colombian nationals who also reside in Colombia) who are active in international development to participate in the One Young World Summit 2017 which takes place in Bogotá, Colombia from 4 – 7 October.

Location: Colombia
Benefits

Access to the One Young World Summit 2017 in Bogotá, Colombia
Hotel accommodation on a shared basis between 4 October and 7 October
Catering which includes breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Transport between the Summit accommodation and the Summit venue.
Summit hand-outs and support materials.
The cost of travel to and from Bogotá.
Eligibilities

Applicants must be:

Aged 18 – 30
A national of one of the below mentioned countries.
Please note that five of the places available are reserved for Colombian nationals who also reside in Colombia.
Eligible Regions: Afghanistan, Albania, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Benin, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, China, Colombia, Comoros, Congo D.R., Congo Republic, Costa Rica, Cote d’Ivoire, Cuba, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, India, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Korea DPR, Kosovo, Kyrgyz Republic, Lao PDR, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Pakistan, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Rwanda, Samoa, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Sri Lanka, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tonga, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
APPLICATION PROCESS
Apply through given website.

Application Deadline: June 20, 2017

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ASEAN Youth Socialpreneurship Program 2017 in Indonesia

The ASEAN Youth Socialpreneurship Program 2017, September 15-19 hosted by the Global Engagement Office Faculty of Social and Political Science, Universitas Gadjah Mada cordially invites you to join a social business competition.

ASEAN Young SocialPreneurs Program (AYSPP) is a biennale program held by the Global Engagement Office, Universitas Gadjah Mada to present and introduce the concept of social entrepreneurship in the recent world and its context to the regional economic stability.

The first AYSPP was held in 2015 and attended by participants from various countries across Southeast Asia region such as the Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia, Cambodia, Thailand and Indonesia. We also invited prominent and inspiring judges and speakers who are very competent in social entrepreneurship in ASEAN such as Veronica Colondam (CEO and Founder of Yayasan Cinta Anak Bangsa (YCAB) Foundation), Jonathan Chang (The Director at Lien Center for Social Innovation, Singapore Management University), Sabrina Mustopo (Founder and CEO of Kakoa Chocolate), Ahmad Yuniarto (former Chairman of PT Schlumberger Geophysics Nusantara) and J. S. George Lantu (Director of ASEAN Functional Cooperation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs republic of Indonesia).

Location:

Indonesia

Benefits

  • Participants have a chance at winning total prize money of USD 7,500
  • Establish the connection with fellow entrepreneurs and potential investors.

Eligibilities

  • A team consist of 1-3 students or youth in the age 16-30 years old.
  • The social entrepreneurship project must not be older than 3 years old.
  • A team may consist of students or youth from different institution or country.
  • The team must fill the online registration form.

Eligible Regions: Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Phillippines, Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos, Brunei Darussalam.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS

  1. The team must fill the online registration form on AYSPP 2017’s official website by creating an account;
  2. The team must submit:
  • a statement letter confirming that the social entrepreneurship project or business proposed is not older than 3 years;
  • a pass photo of each member;
  • a scanned identity card (for Indonesian participant) or passport (for international participant) of each member;
  1. The team must submit the Business Model Canvas in format of a presentation document (we expect you to use/adopt PowerPoint style then convert the file to PDF) based on the selected category before the deadline;
  2. By submitting the Business Model Canvas in format of a presentation document, a team has automatically been registered;
  3. Your idea must be a new product or service, a new social enterprise, and a new start-up business.

Application Deadline: June 11, 2017

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Sidra Undergraduate Scholarship Program in Qatar, 2017

Sidra Medical and Research Center is calling for applications for the Sidra Undergraduate Scholarship Program in Qatar for the 2017  academic  session  . These scholarships are open for Qataris applicants in the field of medicine.

The aim of the scholarships is to develop future leaders in Qatar in the healthcare field, and to ensure a highly skilled workforce committed to the country.

Sidra Medical and Research Center is a state of the art academic medical center that will function to the level of the highest international standards.  Its clinical focus is on the specialty care of women and children. Sidra works closely with Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar and Hamad Medical Corporation across all three activities to raise the standard of health and health care throughout the State of Qatar.

Course Level:  These scholarships are available to pursue an undergraduate degree.

Study Subject: These scholarships are awarded in clinical majors only (Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health).

Scholarship Award: These scholarships will cover financial and nonfinancial assistance, while they complete their undergraduate studies in a variety of universities in Qatar and internationally which are listed in the Ministry of Education and Higher Education’s (MOE) website.

Numbers of Scholarships: Not known

Scholarship can be taken in Qatar

Eligibility: Applicants must meet the following area for the scholarship:

Undergraduate scholarship applicants must meet the following criteria:

Medicine applicants:

  • 80% or higher on Secondary School Education Certificate (80% Math, 80% English, 80% Science)
  • Minimum English language requirements:
  • IELTS 6.5 (minimum 6.0 in each band)
  • TOEFL PBT (paper-based test): 525
  • TOEFL iBT (internet-based test): 70
  • A letter of acceptance from a university acceptable to Sidra and in a field of study required by Sidra

  Nursing applicants:

  •  65% or higher on Secondary School Education Certificate
  • Minimum English language requirements:
  • IELTS 5.5 (minimum 5.0 in each band)
  • TOEFL PBT (paper-based test): 525
  • TOEFL iBT (internet-based test): 70
  • A letter of acceptance from a university acceptable to Sidra and in a field of study required by Sidra

Pharmacy and Allied Health programs applicants:

  • 80% or higher on Secondary School Education Certificate (80% Math, 80% English, 80% Science)
  • Minimum English language requirements:
  • IELTS 5.5 (minimum 5.0 in each band)
  • TOEFL PBT (paper-based test): 525
  • TOEFL iBT (internet-based test): 70
  • A letter of acceptance from a university acceptable to Sidra and in a field of study required by Sidra

 Nationality: Qatar  applicants can apply for these scholarships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement:

Medicine applicants: Applicants must have 80% or higher on Secondary School Education Certificate.

Nursing applicants: Applicants must have 65% or higher on Secondary School Education Certificate.

Pharmacy and Allied Health programs applicants: Applicants must have 80% or higher on Secondary School Education Certificate.

How to Apply: Applicants can apply via online mode.

  • To the extent permitted by applicable laws and regulations, Sidra Medical and Research Center (“Sidra” or “we”) collect, use and disclose your personal information in accordance with the principles set out below.
  • By submitting your CV or job application, you acknowledge that any personal or other information you supply to us may be used by Sidra to assess, evaluate and check your candidacy. You further acknowledge that we may make copies, reproduce, organize, modify, and analyze the information supplied for the purposes of making a selection decision.
  • Applicants expressly acknowledge that submitting your application does not mean that you will be contacted for an interview or that you will be made an offer of employment.
  • The organization reserves the right to discontinue the recruitment process at any stage. Similarly, you have the right to withdraw your active application at any stage of the recruitment process

Online application

Application Deadline: The application deadline is June 30, 2017.

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