Scholarship Opportunity : Multi-disciplinary Gender Studies at Cambridge University

Deadline- March 1, 2013

Applications are invited by The Women’s Foundation to study MPhil in Gender Studies at Cambridge University. The duration of course will be 1 year.

Scholarship recipients will, after completing their academic studies, be inspired to contribute to furthering gender studies and gender research in Hong Kong for the greater good of society. The Cambridge MPhil in Multi-disciplinary Gender Studies draws on over 23 departments within the university and an international network of gender scholars. The student intake consists of an eclectic mix of nationalities and academic backgrounds.

The Women’s Foundation will cover all university and college fees enabling scholarship recipients to pursue their studies regardless of financial capability.

Eligibility & Criteria-

All graduates from a Hong Kong university or tertiary institute holding an upper second-class degree or equivalent are eligible to apply.

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Sussex funding for Cate Haste Scholarship in the School of Media, Film and Music (2013)

Deadline- 1 May 2013

The School of Media, Film and Music offers funding for Cate Haste Scholarship Postgraduate Taught for which £5500 fee waiver will be provided.

Areas of study-

  • Creative Media Practice
  • Digital Media
  • Digital Documentary
  • Journalism and Documentary

Eligibility

  • Applicants must have been offered a place on one of the above Masters degrees.
  • Applicants must commence the degree in September 2013 (awards cannot be deferred to subsequent years).
  • Current Sussex undergraduate students are eligible to apply.

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Open Society Foundation’s grants for South Asia Scholarship Program 2013

Deadline-

  • January 15, 2013 for TERI University (MA Sustainable Development Practice)
  • Janaury 31, 2013 for the University of Hong Kong (LLM Program applicants)

Open Society Foundations is pleased to offer Scholarship opportunities to study post-graduate program, individuals from Afghanistan and Nepal. Applicants should demonstrate both academic and professional excellence and the potential to become leaders in the fields of human rights and sustainable development.

Two types of awards are currently available under this program

  • Sustainable Development Practice- Ten scholarships (up to five per country) are available for the MA in Sustainable Development Practice at TERI University in New Delhi.
  • The University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Law, and Master of Laws (LLM) in Human Rights- The South Asia Scholarship Program offers up to 5 scholarships annually for residents of Afghanistan and Nepal to pursue LLM (Master of Laws) degrees in fields including, but not limited to, Human Rights, including topics such as Disability Rights, Minority Rights and Women’s Rights. The skills and knowledge gained during the Program will allow alumni to contribute to the economic and democratic growth of their home country and serve as leaders in their targeted field of specialization. Fellows will be placed at The University of Hong Kong for a one-year graduate program in Rights-based law beginning in September 2013 and concluding in June 2014.

Eligibility & Criteria-

  • The program does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, or disability
  • hold an undergraduate degree at the time of the application deadline with an excellent academic record
  • are legal residents of and currently living in their home country
  • have experience working in at least one of the fields listed above in home country
  • are proficient in English
  • are committed to returning to their home country after completion of the program to continue work and impart knowledge gained during their studies
  • Able to demonstrate professional aptitude and leadership potential
  • Able to begin the academic exchange program in Hong Kong in the fall of 2013
  • Able to receive and maintain a visa

TOEFL Requirement– The minimum TOEFL score required by The University of Hong Kong is at least 593 on the paper-based examination, or at least 97 on the computer-based examination.

IELTS Requirement– The minimum IELTS score required by The University of Hong Kong is Band 7.0 with no subtest lower than 6.5

Countries/Region- Afghanistan, Nepal

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Swire Scholarships for Hong Kong Undergraduate Students

Deadline- 30 October 2012

Countries/Region- Hong Kong

The Swire Educational Trust provides Scholarships for Hong Kong Undergraduate Students in the field of Ancient & Modern History,English & Russian,History,Mathematics,Music,Physics & Philosophy and Philosophy, Politics & Economics at Oxford University, UK.

The Scholarship will be tenable for the full duration of the successful applicant’s degree course (that is to say, for three years or four years, depending on the length of the relevant programme of study), subject to satisfactory progress. The award covers the scholar’s University and college fees, plus a maintenance grant (£12,800 per annum at current levels). In addition, the Scholarship provides free economy class air travel to the scholar to and from London once during the tenure of the Scholarship and at the beginning and the end of the period of tenure.

The Scholarship provides free economy class air travel to the scholar to and from London once during the tenure of the Scholarship and at the beginning and the end of the period of tenure.

Eligibility-

Eligibility for the Scholarship is restricted to permanent residents of Hong Kong who have completed the majority of their formal education in Hong Kong. Applicants should have the intention of returning to Hong Kong after their studies to pursue a career in business, Government, or in a recognized profession. The successful candidate for the 2013 Scholarship will be in receipt of a conditional or unconditional offer of a place at University College, Oxford, made by the College during the December 2012 admissions round, for undergraduate study commencing in October 2013 in any of the subjects (except Medicine).

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Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme

The “Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme” is incorporated by the Research Grants Councili (RGC) of the HKSAR Government which aims at attracting the best and brightest students in the world to pursue their research degree programs in Hong Kong’s institutions. 

City University of Hong Kong (CityU) is one of the eight government-funded institutions in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR). This is a modern, hi-tech institution committed to offer a quality learning environment for its students and the community. It has a vibrant research culture and has gained an excellent reputation for research and innovation in an extensive range of disciplines. This has an outstanding team of academics dedicated to advance knowledge to benefit society and the region.  CityU has a student enrolment of around 18,000 (excluding Associate Degree students) of which over 5,900 are postgraduates till date.

Eligibility:

Those who are seeking admission as new full time PhD students in UGC-funded institutions of Hong Kong, irrespective of their country of origin and ethnic background should be eligible to apply. Applicants should demonstrate outstanding qualities of academic performance, research ability, communication and interpersonal skills and leadership abilities.

Entrance and English Proficiency Requirements

Applicants seeking admission to Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) studies at CityU should satisfy the following minimum entrance requirements:  

  • ·         Hold a higher degree by research (or equivalent qualification) from a recognized university; or
  • ·         Hold a taught master’s degree (or equivalent qualification) from an eminent university; or
  • ·         Hold a bachelor’s degree with first class honors (or equivalent qualification) from a recognized university.
  • ·         Equivalent qualifications mentioned above include relevant professional qualifications or other scholarly achievements recognized by the university. In addition to the above, individual departments and schools may prescribe further entrance requirements. 

English Proficiency Requirements:

Applicants from an institution where the language of teaching is not English are required to provide TOEFL / IELTS results on a mandatory basis.

Funding and Scholarship:

The Fellowship provides a monthly stipend of HK$20,000 (~US$2,564) and conference and research related travel allowance of HK$10,000 (~US$1,282) per year for the awardees for a maximum period of three years.

 For Fellowship awardees who are admitted to a 4-year PhD programme in 2013-14, CityU will provide a monthly studentship at the same level as the Fellowship awarded by the RGC for their fouth year of study.  In addition, CityU offers the following:

  • ·         Chow Yei Ching School of Graduate Studies Entrance Scholarships
  • ·         For nominees selected by RGC for the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship, in addition to the monthly stipend of HK$20,000 offered by Scheme, each awardee of the Fellowship of CityU will also receive the “Chow Yei Ching School of Graduate Studies Entrance Scholarships” (around HK$66,100) which covers student’s full-time tuition fees and on-campus hostel accommodation expenses in their 1st year of research studies.
  • ·         Chow Yei Ching School of Graduate Studies PhD Fellowship
  • ·         For CityU nominees not selected by RGC for the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme, they will be considered for the award of “Chow Yei Ching School of Graduate Studies PhD Fellowship” offered by CityU during the entire period of candidature.

Application Process and Time Lines

Each applicant may choose up to two PhD programmes with indicated priority, when applying for the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship. Besides, applicants are also required to nominate two academic referees who can comment on their academic performances, and invite them to complete and return the designated form to the chosen institution(s) directly. For more information on pursuing a PhD degree in your chosen area at CityU, please contact the Research Degree Coordinators of the academic department concerned.

Step One:  Applicants must first register at the RGC’s Online Application System (OAS) and obtain a reference number on or before 1 December 2012. 

Step Two: Applicants are required to submit full application, including supporting documents, to CityU through our Online Application System on or before 10 December 2012. 

Date Milestones

Early September 2012 * Call for application (to be confirmed)

1 December 2012** Deadline for registration at RGC’s Online Application System (OAS)

10 December 2012 Deadline for submission of full applications to CityU for the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme

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KODAK Student Scholarship Program 2012

Deadline- 15 June, 2012

Countries/Region- Argentina, Australia, Austria, Barbados, Belize, Benelux, Bermuda, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Guyana, Haiti, Hong Kong, Hungary, Indonesia, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands Antilles, New Zealand, Philippines, Poland, Puerto Rico, Romania, Russian Federation, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Surinam, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay and Venezuela.

This year in addition to the Student Scholarship Award of Kodak there is the Student Cinematography Scholarship Award. Each award will include a cash tuition prize along with KODAK Film Product grants to assist recipients with future projects. Participating worldwide colleges and universities that offer a degree or diploma program in film, film production, or cinematography may nominate up to two students each year for consideration for the KODAK Student Scholarship Award and one cinematography student each year for consideration for the KODAK Student Cinematography Scholarship Award. The cinematography student nominee may also be nominated for the KODAK Student Scholarship Award.

For the KODAK Student Scholarship Award, Student Scholarship applicants will be judged on professional filmmaking potential, academic excellence and the overall quality of the work submitted, with particular attention to expression, interpretation and construction of the visual image.

And for the KODAK Student Cinematography Scholarship Award, nominees will be evaluated solely on the quality of their cinematography skills. A world-renowned cinematographer will judge the final selection of Student Cinematography nominees.

Eligibility

  • Entries must be completed works that communicate a story or theme in some fashion — no clips or short vignettes.
  • Eligible institutions are colleges and universities in the following countries: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Barbados, Belize, Benelux, Bermuda, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Guyana, Haiti, Hong Kong, Hungary, Indonesia, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands Antilles, New Zealand, Philippines, Poland, Puerto Rico, Romania, Russian Federation, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Surinam, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay and Venezuela.
  • Each institution may nominate up to two students each year for consideration for the KODAK Student Scholarship Award.
  • College student nominees must be fulltime undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in the 2011 – 2012 academic year and planning to enroll for the 2012 – 2013 academic year in a film school’s degree or diploma program.

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University of Sydney: International Exchange Scholarships Scheme

Dead line: 30 May 2012

University of Sydney under its Exchange Programs invites application from the students to study overseas (China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore). Students must be enrolled in undergraduate program of Arts and Social Sciences. The Value of Scholarship is $1000 plus travel, insurance, living and other costs associated with studying overseas for one semester on an approved program…[more]

 

 

Call For Fellowship-14th APNG Camp-Seoul, South Korea

Deadline- 1 May 2012

Countries/Region- All Countries

The 14th Asia Pacific Next Generation (APNG) Camp for the young hopeful Internet enthusiasts, guided by the Asia Pacific Networking Group (APNG). This year, the camp is set to take place in Seoul, South Korea from 15 to 19 August 2012.
The youth of today are the leaders of tomorrow, APNG and its camp activities aim to not only empower the Next Generation, who are envisioned as crucial to development carrying innovative and fresh points of view on Internet Technology, but facilitate a platform for bonding and strengthening relationship among senior leaders and the youth to share and discuss the salient topics related to the Internet in Asia Pacific present today.
The very FIRST camp was held in Bangkok in 2002 and since its inception, 13 camps have been organized successfully. Last year was held in Hong Kong in February 2011 concurrently with the Asia Pacific Regional Internet Conference on Operational Technologies (APRICOT). This year, the organizing team will once again bring together great minds and new ideas – continuing the legacy and mission of APNG.

Eligibility

  • Residency in a developing country
  • Full-time student of a university or college (public or private), or
  • Employed by Internet-related company
  • Under 35 years of age
  • Willingness to return to APNG Camp as a presenter or trainer in future
  • Willingness and capability to present your country’s culture/heritage/traditions/costume
  • Presentation materials and a 2-page paper submitted for APNG Camp “Call for Presentation”. The presentations/papers should be in line with any of the following working group topics:
  1. Internet Technology
  2. e-Culture and Green ICT
  3. Ubiquitous Networking and Mobile Internet
  4. Disaster Management and e- Health

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International Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Technology (ICBET 2012)

The 2nd International Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Technology (ICBET 2012) will be organized from Hong Kong, China from 2 to 3 June, 2012. The ICBET 2012 is organized by Asia-Pacific Chemical and Biological & Environmental Engineering Society (APCBEES).

The main aim of the ICBET 2012 conference series is to offer a forum for laying the foundations of a new principled approach to Biomedical Engineering and Technology. The meeting aims to entice participants with different backgrounds, to promote cross-pollination between different research fields and to expose and discuss innovative theories, methodologies, frameworks, tools and applications. Submitted conference papers will be reviewed by technical committees of the Conference. All papers of ICBET 2012 will be included in the E and T Digital Library and indexed by EBSCO, CNKI, WorldCat, Google Scholar and sent to be reviewed by Ei Compendex and ISI Proceedings.

The deadline for abstracts/proposals is 10 February 2012.

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2nd International Conference on Environment and Industrial Innovation to be organized in Hong Kong

The 2nd International Conference on Environment and Industrial Innovation will be organized from June 2 to 3, 2012. The ICEII-2012 is sponsored by Asia-Pacific Chemical, Biological & Environmental Engineering Society.

The main aim of the ICEII 2012 conference series is to provide a forum for laying the foundation of a new principled approach to Environment and Industrial Innovation.

The major aim of this meeting is to:

  • To attract participants with different backgrounds
  • To foster cross-pollination between different research fields
  • To expose and discuss innovative theories frameworks, methodologies, tools, and applications

Submitted conference papers will be reviewed by technical committees of the Conference. All papers of ICEII 2012 will be published in the conference proceeding, and will be included in the Engineering & Technology Digital Library as well as indexed by EBSCO, CNKI, World Cat, Google Scholar and sent to be reviewed by Ei Compendex and ISI Proceedings. An Excellent Paper will be selected from each oral session and one Best Paper will be selected from the excellent papers. The Certificate for Excellent Papers and 200USD Cash with certificate reward for best paper will be awarded in the Welcome Banquet on June 3, 2012. There will be 10 papers selected from all registered ones, with at least 30% new content, will be published in the International Journal of Innovation, Management and Technology (IJIMT, ISSN:2010-0248) free of charge.

Deadline:

Paper Submission (Full Paper) – Before February 5, 2012

Notification of Acceptance- On February 25, 2012

Authors’ Registration- Before March 10, 2012

Final Paper Submission- Before March 10, 2012

ICBET 2012 Conference Dates-June 2-3, 2012

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