Apply for University of Edinburgh Coca-Cola Scholarships!

Deadline: 1 April 2016

The University of Edinburgh and Coca-Cola are seeking applications from any country in the European Union, excluding the United Kingdom, for a scholarship to provide undergraduate study to students in any subject offered by the University.

This competitive scholarship covers the full tuition fees and an annual maintenance allowance. It is tenable for the duration of the programme of study.

The University of Edinburgh was founded by the Edinburgh Town Council and became formally established as a college on 14 April 1582 after the petitioning of the Council. The University’s mission is the creation, dissemination and curation of knowledge.

Aims

  • Enhance our position as one of the world’s leading research and teaching universities and to measure our performance against the highest international standards
  • Provide the highest quality learning and teaching environment for the greater wellbeing of our students
  • Produce graduates fully equipped to achieve the highest personal and professional standards
  • Make a significant, sustainable and socially responsible contribution to Scotland, the UK and the world, promoting health and economic and cultural wellbeing.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The scholarship is open to applicants from any country in the European Union, excluding the UK, whose personal circumstances would make accepting an offer from the University of Edinburgh difficult.
  • They are awarded to applicants who are accepted for admission on a full-time basis for an undergraduate programme of study.
  • Applicants should have applied through the University and Colleges Admission Service (UCAS) and been offered a place at the University of Edinburgh by the scholarship closing date of 1 April 2016.
  • The scholarship is not available to students already on programme.
  • The scholarship is not available to applicants liable for the overseas rate of tuition fee.
  • The scholarship may be terminated at any time when an unsatisfactory progress report is received from the School or if the scholarship holder ceases to be registered as a full-time student at the University of Edinburgh.

How to Apply

Interested applicants can apply via given website.

For more information, please visit University of Edinburgh Coca-Cola Scholarships.

Embassy of France in South Africa: 2016-2017 SAFe Think Scholarship Programme

Deadline: 21 March 2016

The Embassy of France in South Africa is seeking applications for its 2016-2017 SAFe Think Scholarship Programme to support exceptional students wishing to undertake a Master’s degree at a higher education institution in France.

The scholarship program addresses students in the following fields of study: political sciences, international relations, sociology, public affairs, security studies, conflict studies, human rights/humanitarian law and development studies.

The SAFeThink programme was launched in 2010 with an aim of strengthening the connections between South African academic institutes and Think Tanks and their French counterparts, specifically in the fields of Human and Social Sciences. By assisting research partners in establishing sustainable cooperation, the French government aims at facilitating the integration of South African research and policy-oriented institutions into French, European and francophone African scientific networks.

Benefits

Full bursary includes:

  • Annual tuition fees (up to 6000€/ year)
  • Round-trip flight ticket (South Africa – France)
  • Health insurance
  • Monthly stipend towards living expenses
  • Schengen visa fees

Eligibility Criteria

Applicant can be considered for a bursary if:

  • His/her field of study is in political or social sciences (international relations, sociology, public administration, peace and security, conflict studies)
  • She/he is a citizen of South Africa or Lesotho. Temporary/ permanent residents and candidates from other African countries cannot be considered.
  • She/he holds or is in the process of completing a Bachelor’s or Honor’s degree. The degree has to be completed by September 2015.
  • She/he has applied to at least 2 French universities and Master programmes. Should you be awarded a SAFeThink scholarship, applicant will need to provide his/her university admission letter by 20 June 2016 otherwise the scholarship offer will be withdrawn.

How to Apply

Interested applicants can download the application forms via given website.

For more information, please visit SAFe Think Programme 2016.

University of Queensland Australia: Inviting Students for European Global Leaders Scholarship

Deadline: 30 April 2016

The University of Queensland (UQ) Australia is seeking applications from Students for European Global Leaders Scholarship in order to provide them the opportunity to learn from UQ experts in the Business, Economics and Law areas and to build professional experience with mentoring opportunities to engage with industry and may also include an internship experience.

The University of Queensland (UQ) is one of Australia’s leading research and teaching institutions that strives for excellence through the creation, preservation, transfer and application of knowledge. For more than a century, they have educated and worked with outstanding people to deliver knowledge leadership for a better world.

Values

  • Creativity and independent thinking: They welcome new ideas from our staff and students as well as from our alumni and our external partners.
  • Honesty and accountability: They act with integrity and professionalism and uphold the highest ethical standards.
  • Mutual Respect and Diversity: It promotes diversity in the University community – through our people, ideas and cultures.
  • Supporting our people: UQ ensures the safety and wellbeing of our people.

Scholarship Award

  • 100% Tuition fee waiver for up to 4 semesters for students who undertake postgraduate study in the Faculty of Business, Economics and Law (excluding the MBA).

It may also include:

  • Professional experience to support career development, including an internship, mentoring and industry engagement.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Citizens of Europe, who normally reside in Europe
  • Students who have received an unconditional offer for a relevant postgraduate program and who are commencing students at UQ.
  • The scholarship is awarded on the basis of academic excellence and high achieving students are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

Interested applicants can send their applications either via email or by mail at the address given on the website.

Note: This opportunity is not open to students studying or residing in Australia.

For more information, please visit European Global Leaders Scholarship.

Participate in AskPetersen Scholarship Essay Writing Contest!

Deadline: 1 June 2016

AskPetersen is inviting each and everyone for an essay writing contest with a chance to get applicant’s essay published and to earn a valuable prize that will motivate them to become an even better writer.

Freedom of speech is the main motto of this contest, so applicants can express any opinions related to the topic they choose.

Topics

  • Should Video Games Be Considered a Sport?
  • What Role Will Robots Play in Our Future?
  • Is Online Learning as Good as Face-to-Face Learning?
  • Where Do You See Yourself in 10 Years?
  • To What Writer Would You Award a Prize?
  • Should Society Support Artists and Others Pursuing Creative Works?
  • Are We Too Dependent on Computers?

Prizes

The best three participants will receive:

  • First Place: $200
  • Second Place: $100
  • Third Place: $50 Amazon Gift Card

Participation Guidelines

  • Each participant can choose only one of these topics and provide only one submission.
  • The essays should be from 500 to 1000 words long.
  • The contest is open to participants from all countries,
  • The papers should be written in English.
  • Paper must be free of plagiarism. All entries will be checked for uniqueness with a robust plagiarism detection engine. If any signs of plagiarism are revealed, your submission will be disqualified from the contest and all that effort will go to vain.

How to Apply

Interested applicants can apply via given website.

For more information, please visit AskPetersen Scholarship.

Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program: Inviting Applicants from Developing Countries!

Deadline: 10 March 2016

The World Bank is inviting applicants for Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program which is open to women and men from developing countries with professional experience and a history of supporting their countries’ development efforts.

Established in 1987 with funding from the Government of Japan, the World Bank Joint Japan Graduate Scholarship Program has helped create an international community of highly trained professionals working in economic and social development through financing of graduate and post-graduate studies.

This program enables mid-career professionals from developing countries to access the latest techniques and knowledge through graduate studies at universities worldwide. It has helped to form a global network of well-trained and experienced development professionals, transforming their countries and positively impacting future generations.

Benefits

  • Recipients will receive a full scholarship in development studies to one of the program’s preferred masters programs
  • Scholarship includes full tuition and fees, a monthly living stipend, round-trip air tickets and travel allowance.
  • Upon completion of the program, JJ/WBGSP scholars must immediately return to their home countries to apply their new skills to their countries’ social and economic development.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Be citizen of a World Bank member country eligible to borrow;
  • Not hold dual citizenship of a developed country;
  • Be under the age of 45 on the Application Deadline date;
  • Hold a Bachelor (or equivalent) degree earned at least 3 years prior to application deadline;
  • Have 3 years or more of recent development-related work experience after earning a Bachelor (or equivalent) degree;
  • Not be a staff member (which includes consultants) or relative of a staff member of the World Bank Group;
  • Be in good health;
  • Be accepted unconditionally to enroll in the upcoming academic year in one of JJWBGSP preferred master programs;
  • Submit a completed JJWBGSP application by the Application Deadline date

For more information regarding application procedure and more, please visit Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program.

Apply for the New Zealand Commonwealth Scholarships and Fellowship Plan

Deadline: 15 April 2016

Applicants are invited for New Zealand Commonwealth Scholarships and Fellowship Plan (CSFP) funded by the New Zealand Aid Programme and managed by MFAT. The selection process in New Zealand is managed by Universities New Zealand.

The Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP) is an international programme under which member governments offer scholarships and fellowships to citizens of other Commonwealth countries.

The CSFP was established at the first Commonwealth education conference in 1959 and is reviewed by education ministers at their triennial meetings. The CSFP is the only scholarship scheme in the world to receive such high-level recognition.

As part of the CSFP programme, New Zealand offers New Zealand Commonwealth Scholarships to candidates from developing Commonwealth countries for postgraduate study (Masters and PhD) in New Zealand universities on a contestable basis. New Zealand Commonwealth Scholarships are highly competitive and for top level graduates.

New Zealand CSFP scholarships empower individuals with the knowledge, skills and qualifications to contribute to economic, social and political development within selected developing countries.

Eligible Countries: Botswana, Antigua and Barbuda, Bangladesh, Cook Islands, Cameroon, Barbados, India, Kiribati, Ghana, Belize, Malaysia, Nauru, Kenya, Dominica, Maldives, Niue, Lesotho, Grenada, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Malawi, Guyana, Sri Lanka, Samoa, Mauritius, Jamaica, Solomon Islands, Mozambique, St Kitts and Nevis, Tokelau, Namibia, St Lucia, Tonga, Nigeria, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Tuvalu, Rwanda, Trinidad and Tobago, Vanuatu, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants from all eligible countries must meet the following conditions to be eligible for a New Zealand Commonwealth Scholarships and Fellowship Plan. Applicant

  • must be at least 18 years old at the time he/she start the scholarship.
  • The country applicant is living in is in the list of eligible countries.
  • is a citizen of the country he/she is living in.
  • have been living in this country for at least the last two years (unless you are a member of the diplomatic corps or a dependent of a member of the diplomatic corps).
  • must confirm that he/she is not currently serving in the military.
  • want to study in New Zealand or in the Pacific and applicant from Kiribati, Niue, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu or Vanuatu.
  • want to study at a level that is listed as available for his/her country for the scholarship that he/she is applying for.
  • is expected to meet Immigration requirements for a student visa to New Zealand or the Pacific country he/she will study in.
  • is expected to meet the academic entry requirements (including English language ability) to get into his/her preferred programme of study.
  • should confirm that he/she have not been previously terminated from a New Zealand Government Scholarship because of poor academic performance or personal conduct.
  • can demonstrate that the study he/she want to do will enable him/her to contribute to the sustainable development of his/her home country.
  • should be committed to return to his/her country for a minimum of two years at the end of his/her scholarship to contribute to his/her country’s development.
  • should have at least two years of work experience (part time or full time, paid or voluntary) unless he/she is applying straight from school or during his/her first year of tertiary study (for countries offered undergraduate study)

How to Apply

Interested applicants can download the application forms via given website.

For more information, please visit New Zealand Commonwealth Scholarship.

New Zealand Regional Development Scholarships: Providing Knowledge and Skills to Candidates!

Deadline: 15 April 2016

Applicants are invited for New Zealand Regional Development Scholarships (NZRDS) funded by the New Zealand Government’s international aid and development programme. They are managed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

The purpose of the New Zealand Regional Development Scholarships (NZRDS) is for Pacific island candidates to gain knowledge and skills in specific subject areas that will assist in the development of their home country. Awardees are required to return to their home country for at least two years after the completion of their scholarship to apply these new skills and knowledge in government, civil society or private business organisations.

Scholarships for both undergraduate and postgraduate study at a Pacific based tertiary institution, available to candidates from specific countries in the Pacific region.

Eligible Countries: Cook Islands, Kiribati, Niue, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants from all eligible countries must meet the following conditions to be eligible for a New Zealand Regional Development Scholarships. Applicant

  • must be at least 18 years old at the time he/she start the scholarship.
  • The country applicant is living in is in the list of eligible countries.
  • is a citizen of the country he/she is living in.
  • have been living in this country for at least the last two years (unless you are a member of the diplomatic corps or a dependent of a member of the diplomatic corps).
  • must confirm that he/she is not currently serving in the military.
  • want to study in New Zealand or in the Pacific and applicant from Kiribati, Niue, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu or Vanuatu.
  • want to study at a level that is listed as available for his/her country for the scholarship that he/she is applying for.
  • is expected to meet Immigration requirements for a student visa to New Zealand or the Pacific country he/she will study in.
  • is expected to meet the academic entry requirements (including English language ability) to get into his/her preferred programme of study.
  • should confirm that he/she have not been previously terminated from a New Zealand Government Scholarship because of poor academic performance or personal conduct.
  • can demonstrate that the study he/she want to do will enable him/her to contribute to the sustainable development of his/her home country.
  • should be committed to return to his/her country for a minimum of two years at the end of his/her scholarship to contribute to his/her country’s development.
  • should have at least two years of work experience (part time or full time, paid or voluntary) unless he/she is applying straight from school or during his/her first year of tertiary study (for countries offered undergraduate study)

How to Apply

Interested applicants can pick the application form from the New Zealand High Commission or Embassy in their country or apply online via given website.

For more information, please visit New Zealand Regional Development Scholarship.

New Zealand Short Term Training Scholarship for Individuals from Selected Developing Countries!

Deadline: 15 April 2016

Applicants are invited for New Zealand Short Term Training Scholarships (STTA) funded by the New Zealand Government’s international aid and development programme. They are managed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

STTA assists people in the work force to gain knowledge and skills that will help the development of their home country. They play an important and growing role in addressing the human resource and development needs of developing countries.

Through STTA, individuals from selected developing countries can undertake training of up to one year in duration in New Zealand. A wide range of short-term vocational and/or skills courses or work attachments are offered.

Eligible Countries: Cook Islands, French Pacific Territories, Kiribati, Niue, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Timor Leste, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants from all eligible countries must meet the following conditions to be eligible for a New Zealand Short Term Training Scholarships. Applicant

  • must be at least 18 years old at the time he/she start the scholarship.
  • The country applicant is living in is in the list of eligible countries.
  • is a citizen of the country he/she is living in.
  • have been living in this country for at least the last two years (unless you are a member of the diplomatic corps or a dependent of a member of the diplomatic corps).
  • must confirm that he/she is not currently serving in the military.
  • want to study in New Zealand or in the Pacific and applicant from Kiribati, Niue, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu or Vanuatu.
  • want to study at a level that is listed as available for his/her country for the scholarship that he/she is applying for.
  • is expected to meet Immigration requirements for a student visa to New Zealand or the Pacific country he/she will study in.
  • is expected to meet the academic entry requirements (including English language ability) to get into his/her preferred programme of study.
  • should confirm that he/she have not been previously terminated from a New Zealand Government Scholarship because of poor academic performance or personal conduct.
  • can demonstrate that the study he/she want to do will enable him/her to contribute to the sustainable development of his/her home country.
  • should be committed to return to his/her country for a minimum of two years at the end of his/her scholarship to contribute to his/her country’s development.
  • should have at least two years of work experience (part time or full time, paid or voluntary) unless he/she is applying straight from school or during his/her first year of tertiary study (for countries offered undergraduate study)

For more information regarding the application procedure and more, please visit New Zealand Short Term Training Scholarship.

New Zealand Pacific Scholarship: Building New Generation of Pacific Leadership!

Deadline: 15 April 2016

Applicants are invited for New Zealand Pacific Scholarships (NZPS) funded by the New Zealand Government’s international aid and development programme. They are managed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

NZPS program is to recognize the very close personal, cultural, and economic ties that New Zealand enjoys with Pacific countries. NZPS are for both undergraduate and postgraduate study in New Zealand.

A particular focus of NZPS is to increase the number of young students and high academic achievers studying in New Zealand and to build a new generation of Pacific leadership with strong links to New Zealand.

Eligible Countries: Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants from all eligible countries must meet the following conditions to be eligible for a New Zealand Pacific Scholarship. Applicant

  • must be at least 18 years old at the time he/she start the scholarship.
  • The country applicant is living in is in the list of eligible countries.
  • is a citizen of the country he/she is living in.
  • have been living in this country for at least the last two years (unless you are a member of the diplomatic corps or a dependent of a member of the diplomatic corps).
  • must confirm that he/she is not currently serving in the military.
  • want to study in New Zealand or in the Pacific and applicant from Kiribati, Niue, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu or Vanuatu.
  • want to study at a level that is listed as available for his/her country for the scholarship that he/she is applying for.
  • is expected to meet Immigration requirements for a student visa to New Zealand or the Pacific country he/she will study in.
  • is expected to meet the academic entry requirements (including English language ability) to get into his/her preferred programme of study.
  • should confirm that he/she have not been previously terminated from a New Zealand Government Scholarship because of poor academic performance or personal conduct.
  • can demonstrate that the study he/she want to do will enable him/her to contribute to the sustainable development of his/her home country.
  • should be committed to return to his/her country for a minimum of two years at the end of his/her scholarship to contribute to his/her country’s development.
  • should have at least two years of work experience (part time or full time, paid or voluntary) unless he/she is applying straight from school or during his/her first year of tertiary study (for countries offered undergraduate study)

How to Apply

Interested applicants can pick the application form from the New Zealand High Commission or Embassy in their country or apply online via given website.

For more information, please visit New Zealand Pacific Scholarship.

Submit Applications for the Sindicatum Climate Change Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: 31 March 2016

Sindicatum Climate Change Foundation (SCCF) in partnership with TERI University is seeking applications for MSc scholarships. These scholarships are available for the following master’s programmes:

  • M.Sc. (Climate Science and Policy)
  • M.Sc. (Environmental Studies and Resource Management)
  • M.Sc. (Geoinformatics)
  • M.Sc. (Economics)
  • M.Tech (Renewable Energy Engineering and Management)
  • M.Tech/M.Sc. (Water Science and Governance)
  • M.A. (Sustainable Development Practice)

Under project Redford SCCF funds an MSc Scholarship programme at TERI University in India. This programme commenced in 2009 and awards scholarships to 4 students (2 from India and 2 from abroad) every year, for studying at TERI University annually in disciplines ranging from resource conservation to renewable energy.

Scholarship Details

  • For Indian Students: The scholarship would entitle the selected candidates to a 100% fee waiver. In addition, scholarship holders would be entitled to a book grant of Rs 15,000 per year which will be given in two installments.
  • For Foreign Students: The selected foreign students would be entitled to get complete waiver of tuitions fees and allied fees, a book grant of Rs. 15,000/- (will be given in two installments), living expenses at Rs 25,000/- per month, which will be paid at the beginning of each month during their period of study and reimbursement of air fare to New Delhi and back from their place of residence (Subject to a maximum of Rs. 60,000/-)

Eligibility Criteria

  • Selection is based on a merit (rank in the entrance examination for Indian students, and previous academic records for international students) cum means criteria.
  • In addition, all applicants are required to submit an essay indicating their career aspirations and goals. This will be considered in the selection process.
  • Continuation of the scholarship in the second and subsequent semesters will depend on successful completion of the courses during the preceding semester and maintaining the requisite Grade Point Average as per the rules and regulations of the University.

How to Apply

Interested applicants can send their complete applications at the address mentioned on the website.

For more information, please visit SCCF Scholarship.