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2017 Masters & Doctoral Scholarships At South African Universities

The Department of Science and Technology (DST), Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) and the National Research Foundation (NRF) invites applications from Individuals who wants to obtain a Masters or Doctoral degree program from any South-African Universities.

The Masters and Doctoral scholarships are awarded through a competitive process following a merit review process. However, NRF Freestanding Masters bursaries are released as block grants to South African public Universities.

To be taken at (country): South African public Universities.

Eligible Fields of Study: Science, Engineering and Technology

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Eligible Countries: This Scholarship program is awarded to South African citizens, South African permanent residents as well as to a limited percentage of non-South African citizens registered at a South African public university for full-time studies.

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

  • be Non-South African or South African Citizen or Resident.
  • be registered and based at an accredited South African or an Abroad Research Institution as a full-time student during the tenure of the scholarship.
  • not concurrently hold the scholarship with any full-time salaried employment position.
  • be accepted as a full-time student during the tenure of the scholarship.
  • have good academic records
  • have completed their bachelors degree program

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How To Apply: Applicants must apply on the NRF Online Submission System here and follow the application process set out in the Application and Funding Guide.

Application Deadline: The application deadline is 21st July 2017

Offered Annually? Yes

Visit The Scholarship Webpage For More Information

2017 EducationUSA OFP For Undergraduate And Graduate Nigerian Students

Applications are invited for the EducationUSA Opportunity Funds Program (OFP) which is awarded to Nigerians who wants to obtain an Undergraduate or Postgraduate degree at any USA Institution.

Value of Program: OFP finances the cost of the application process, including registration fees for required standardized examinations and provides free membership to the U.S. EducationUSA Advising Center for its participants.

Eligible Countries: Nigeria

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

  • be Nigerians
  • be able to demonstrate financial needs.
  • be involved in leadership roles.
  • have a Strong academic record/ transcript.
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How to Apply: Interested applicants are advised to send an email to AbujaEducationusa@state.gov or LagosEducationusa@state.gov requesting an electronic undergraduate or graduate application form.

Then, fill and send relevant documents listed in the Official Website (link below) to AbujaEducationusa@state.gov or LagosEducationusa@state.gov

Application Deadline: The application deadline is 16th June 2017.

Visit The Official Website For More Information

International Scholarships for Masters Programme at University of Essex in UK, 2017-2018

The University of Essex is inviting applications for Academic Excellence International Scholarships. These scholarships will be awarded to students applying for a full-time master course in 2017-18 (excluding MBA).

The University of Essex is a public research university in Colchester, Essex, England. It was established in 1963 and received its Royal Charter in 1965

The most common tests for language proficiency are IELTS and TOEFL iBT. However, University also accepts some other English language test scores such as Pearson and Cambridge certificates and may accept school qualification.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing the full-time master programme.

Study Subject: Scholarships are provided to learn any of the courses offered by the University.

Scholarship Award: Bangladesh: £4,000, Canada: £2,000, China: £2,500, Ghana: £4,000, Hong Kong: £2,000, India: £4,000, Indonesia: £4,000, Japan: £3,000, Jordan: £2,000, Kazakhstan: £3,000, Malaysia: £4,000, Nigeria: £4,000, Norway: £3,000, Pakistan: £4,000, Russia: £2,000, Taiwan: £3,000, Thailand: £2,000, Turkey      : £4,000, USA: £2,000 and Vietnam: £4,000.

Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility: Students must meet all of the following conditions.

  • Be classified as an international student for fee purposes
  • Be entirely self-funding your studies
  • Be applying for a full-time Masters course in 2017-18 (excluding MBA)
  • Meet the academic criteria in the table above

Nationality: Bangladesh, Canada, China, Ghana, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, Russia, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, USA and Vietnam.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Students must have a degree from a recognised UK university other than Essex with First Class or Upper Second Class Honours.

English Language Requirement: The most common tests for language proficiency are IELTS and TOEFL iBT. However, University also accepts some other English language test scores such as Pearson and Cambridge certificates and may accept school qualification.


How to Apply: If students meet all the eligibility criteria and firmly accept the offer of their place by 30 September 2017 then they will automatically be awarded this scholarship. They will be notified of their award by the end of October 2017. They don’t need to complete an application form.

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

Scholarship Link

Apply: €14,000 School Of Communications PhD Scholarships At Dublin City University, Ireland

The Dublin City University, Ireland invites applications from International students who wants to obtain a PhD degree at the Institution.

This scholarship program is worth €14,000 and will be provided to successful applicants.


– Applicants must be International students.

– Applicants must have completed their Masters and Undergraduate degree program at any recognized Institution.

– Applicants must have good academic records.

Application Process

Interested applicants should provide a 2,000-word application outlining your research proposal as well as a CV detailing academic qualifications and professional experience to date.

Applications should be submitted via e-mail to: Ms. Mary Nulty (mary.nulty-at-dcu.ie)

Application Deadline

The application deadline for this scholarship program is on 2nd June 2017.

Apply: 2017 INSEAD GEMBA MBA Scholarships For International Students

The Institut Européen d’Administration des Affaires (INSEAD) invites applications from International students who wants to obtain an MBA degree at the Institution.

This scholarship program will not exceed 25% of tuition fees.


– Applicants must be International students.

– Applicants must have completed their undergraduate degree program at any recognized Institution.

– Applicants must have good academic records.

– Applicants must be fluent in English Language.

Application Process

= Interested applicants should download the financial profile form, fill it in and save it under your name.

– Applicants should endeavor to read through the list of available scholarships on The official website.

– Download your selected scholarship application (maximum two), write your essay and save it under your name.

– Please email your financial profile form together with your scholarship application(s) to EMBA.ScholarshipCommittee@insead.edu

Application Deadline

The application deadlines for this scholarship program are as follows:m

– August 16, 2017
– September 5, 2017

For More Information Visit The Official Website

Apply Now: International Undergraduate and Postgraduate Scholarships at Bristol University

The University of Bristol is delighted to offer various  international office scholarships to Students pursuing their postgraduate and undergraduate program at the university. This year, up to six awards available, five for undergrads and five for postgrads. The application deadline is 9 June 2017.

Scholarship Description
The University of Bristol is delighted to offer up to six International Office Scholarships for the prospective international students for 2017 entry. Please note, all applicants should be categorized as overseas students.

Award Value

  • 1st place – 1 scholarship of £12,000
  • 2nd place – 2 scholarships of £10,000
  • 3rd place – 3 scholarships of £8,000

Level and Area of Studies
Undergraduate and postgraduate degree in any subject.

Place of Study
At Bristol University, UK

Eligibility and Criteria
Before applying this scholarship, please ensure that you meet all of the following qualifications:

  • All applicants must be classed as overseas students for fee purposes.
  • Must have been accepted on a full-time undergraduate or taught masters programme.
  • Applicants may be from any discipline.
  • Sponsored students receive award not exceed £3000 may apply.
  • Current University of Bristol students are not eligible to apply.

Applicants’ Nationality
Overseas students may apply this scholarship.

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

Submission Deadline
9 June 2017.

Website and Application Link

Scholarship: Monica’s Health Magazine Scholarship Program

Applications are invite for the 2017  Monica’s Health Magazine Scholarship Program. All applicants must be currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate program. Prospective students are also eligible to apply. In order to participate they are required to submit their essay no later the defined deadline.

Scholarship Description
Monica’s Health Magazine “strongly believe in maintaining a healthy lifestyle. This includes eating right and staying active, beneficial in building a strong mind and good character. That is why we are proud to announce the Monica’s Health Magazine Scholarship, awarded to two qualified applicants each year.

Award Value
$2500 (two thousand five hundred U.S. dollars) will be awarded to each of the two winners.”

Level and Area of Studies
Undergraduate and graduate program in any field.

Place of Study

Eligibility and Criteria

  • Each applicant must be enrolled in a graduate program, an undergraduate program, or be a high school senior who has a valid acceptance letter to attend an accredited university or college.
  • The institution in which the applicant is enrolled or attending must be one that is accredited and recognized by the highest educational authorities in the applicant’s country.
  • Applicants must be able to provide a valid identification card, document containing an identification number, or other legitimate documentation proving attendance at claimed academic institution.
  • Winners can only be awarded the Monica’s Health Magazine scholarship once.
  • Applicants are only allowed one (1) submission per year.
  • Any falsification of submitted information, including plagiarism in the applicant’s essay, will completely disqualify that person from the scholarship program.
  • The winner of each scholarship is decided by Monica’s Health Magazine. All decisions are final, and will not be subject to appeal or contest.
  • This scholarship program is open to eligible applicants worldwide, assuming that all requirements are met.

Applicants’ Nationality
There is no nationality restriction.

Application Instruction
To apply, all candidates must write an essay on the topic questions below:

Staying healthy can be very beneficial to your life for a variety of reasons, and can happen in a variety of ways.

Submission Deadline
11:59pm on August 30, 2017.

Website and Application Link

GLG Social Impact Fellowships for Individuals and Organisations Interested in Social Work 2017

GLG Fellowships is awarded to social entrepreneurs  to tackle social challenges which are part of their organisation’s goals. The fellowship also allows fellows be involved in tailored learning opportunities include phone consultations with subject matter experts, in-person meetings, roundtable discussions, teleconferences, and workshops.

Eligible Countries: Fellows and organisations in Countries in Africa: South Africa, Ghana, Kenya and Rwanda

To be taken at (country): Fellow’s Home country and USA

About the Award: The GLG Social Impact Fellowship leverages GLG’s learning platform to help top social entrepreneurs answer their organization’s critical strategic and operational questions, at no cost. Through the two-year Fellowship, ambitious and visionary nonprofit and social enterprise leaders learn in tailored interactions with experts across GLG’s membership and with each other.

Type: Fellowship

Eligibility: Fellows are leaders with strong records and visions for their organizations. They have great teams and do something innovative that’s likely to scale. They are personally committed to learning, excited to grow professionally, and articulate ambitions for their organizations’ growth which GLG is positioned to support.

Selection Criteria: Characteristics critical to the success of the Social Impact Fellowship programme which will be used as criteria for selection are:


  • CEOs/Founder that is committed to leading the organization during the fellowship.
  • S/he understands the value of GLG, can articulate use cases, and is open to a thought partner in GLG and its experts.
  • S/he is relentlessly seeking big impact through their organization, is curious and excited about learning, is open to feedback, and has developed a team and habits to allow for strategic thinking and pursuit of the next phase at the organization


  • Eligible Organizations
    • Nonprofit organizations with minimum operating budget of $1M and maximum of $12M
    • Mission-driven for-profits with annual operating budget under $500,000
    • Hybrid organizations of comparable size
  • At an inflection point
    • Organizations that are a good fit for GLG’s Fellowship are no longer in early stages of development and leadership team members are ready to pursue ambitious growth plans. They have proven the concept of their impact and implemented their program in an initial (set of) site(s). When they come to GLG, they are looking to scale significantly, launch a new product based on the core principles of their initial model, or otherwise iterate on the impact they’ve established to date. Think of it as an organization’s move from 2.0 to 3.0.
  • Average 3-5 years in operation
  • Minimum 5 full-time staff
  • Established leadership team supporting key strategic planning and execution

Number of Awardees: Several

Value of Fellowship : The Fellowship begins with an in-person convening October 16-18, 2017 in Austin, Texas., where Fellows learn how to use the GLG platform. Fellows then work with GLG to identify the top challenges facing their organizations and set learning objectives to meet those challenges.

Duration of Fellowship : Two years

Application Deadline: 17th July, 2017

How to Apply: Visit Fellowship page to apply

Visit Fellowship Webpage for details

Award Provider: Gerson Lehrman Group

Apply: Lebanese Nigeria Initiatives (LNI) Full Scholarship for Nigerian Students 2017

The Lebanese Nigeria Initiatives (LNI) has announced the applications procedures for the young Nigerians scholarships for an MBA program at American University of Beirut for the 2017/2018 academic session.

Eligible Countries: Nigeria

To be taken at (country): American University of Beirut, Lebanon

About the Award: The LNI Scholarship is set up as an initiative to help aspirational Nigerian youths secure a better future through education while developing themselves to be future leaders in Nigeria. The aim is to give young aspiring Nigerian professionals that once in a lifetime opportunity to get a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) at a leading international university.

The Lebanese Nigeria Initiatives (LNI) is an organization of top level executives from Lebanese companies in Nigeria. Our aim is to promote bilateral relations between Nigeria and Lebanon and we seek to establish various initiatives that will mainly benefit the Nigerian community.

Offered Since: 2017

Type: MBA

Eligibility: Applicants must be Nigerian citizens who live in Nigeria, and meet all admission requirements into the American University of Beirut for the MBA Program.


Selection Criteria: The LNI Scholarship Board puts an emphasis on leadership potential, strong academic and personal characteristics. In addition to this, the Board also looks for individuals who have engaged in community citizenship activities and who display appreciable features worthy of a great ambassador of LNI.

Number of Awards: One scholarship is awarded per academic year

Value of Program: The scholarship covers tuition, housing/board allowance and travel expenses

LNI will arrange all Visa and immigration procedures.

How to Apply:Apply here

It is important for an interested candidate to ensure they fufil the Admission Procedure of AUB in order to successfully get this scholarship.

Application Deadline: 4th June 2017

Visit Program Webpage for details

Award Provider: Lebanese Nigeria Initiatives (LNI)

FAPESP-UNSW Joint Research Grants by University of New South Wales, 2017 Brief Description

The University of New South Wales is pleased to offer Research Grant to students from Australia who show exceptional academic potential. Proposals for this program require a joint submission by both a UNSW researcher(s) and their collaborators based at a higher education institution in the State of São Paulo, Brazil.

The FAPESP-UNSW Joint Research Grants aim to foster scientific and technological cooperation between researchers from UNSW and the State of São Paulo and include joint funding for collaborative research activities and academic mobility.


The University of New South Wales (UNSW; branded as UNSW Sydney) is an Australian public research university. It is one of the country’s leading universities.

 Course Level: Grants are available to pursue research.

Study Subject: Grants are awarded in research proposals are invited from all fields of science, technology and engineering.

Scholarship Award: The grant will cover the following:

  • FAPESP & UNSW will each provide funding of up to $10,000 per proposal per year. The maximum duration of each project is 24 months. Proposals for this program require a joint submission by both a UNSW researcher(s) and their collaborators based at a higher education institution in the State of São Paulo, Brazil.

Number of Scholarships: Not Known

Scholarship can be taken in Australia and Brazil

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

  • Eligibility to submit proposals within the scope of this Call
  1. Principal Investigators (PIs) on a project must be researchers holding a salaried appointment with UNSW and are only permitted to apply for one grant at any one time.
  2. Applications are welcome from academic staff at all levels at UNSW.
  • Eligibility for the exchange activities within the scope of this Call

The following people in a proposal are eligible for exchange activities where relevant: UNSW Principal Investigators, Co-Principal Investigators, Associate Investigators and related postdoctoral candidates and PhD students.

Nationality: Australia applicants can apply for this grant.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicant must be postdoctoral candidates and PhD students.

How to Apply: Applicants can apply via email.

  • Applications require a joint submission by both a UNSW researcher(s) and their collaborators based at a higher education institution in the State of São Paulo, Brazil.
  • All applications need to be submitted to FAPESP using the SPRINT call for proposals 2nd edition 2017
    Please also see the SPRINT UNSW guidelines for specific information and guidelines for UNSW applicants.
  • All UNSW applicants will need to provide a copy of their submission including the application form and supporting documents to research.partnerships-at- unsw.edu.au

Application Deadline: The application deadline is July 31, 2017.