Saturday, 22 July 2017

University of Essex Women of the Future Scholarships

Brief description:
Essex has a proud tradition of educating amazing women. The Women of the Future Scholarships have been created to support bright and inspirational women from across the globe. Thirty scholarships are available to equip women from around the world with the skills and knowledge needed to empower them to become leaders and drivers of change. The scholarships will be available to non-UK women for taught Masters study at Essex for 2017-18.
Host Institution(s):
University of Essex, United Kingdom
Level/Field(s) of study:
Full-time Masters Degree Programme in any area of study, except two of the awards (supported by the Edge Foundation) will be allocated to students studying in the Department of Sociology.
Graduate Diplomas, PG Certificates and PG Diplomas are excluded from this award.
Number of Scholarships:
Thirty (30)
Target group:
Non-UK Female EU or International students. For six of the awards (supported by Santander Universities), preference will be given to applicants from the following countries, Argentina, Brazil, Belgium, Chile, China, Colombia, Italy, France, Germany, Mexico, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Russia, Singapore, Spain, USA, UAE and Uruguay.
Scholarship value/duration:
The scholarship is worth £20,000 and will cover tuition fees and a stipend.
Eligibility:
In order to be eligible for this scholarship you must:
  • • be a self-funded female EU or International fee paying (fee status) applicant (please note, recipients of government student loans are considered to be self-funded)
  • • be ordinarily resident in a country other than the United Kingdom
  • • hold an offer of admission from our Graduate Admissions Office for a full time masters programme in any subject commencing in October 2017 by the closing date for the scholarship; the offer can be unconditional or conditional.
Application instructions:
Applications are currently closed.
To apply for this award, all applicants must complete the online application form by 31 May 2017 and apply for admission to the University via the online postgraduate application form.
It is important to read the Women of the Future Scholarship Terms and Conditions and visit the official website (link found below) to access the application forms and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

University of Bradford Global Development Scholarships

Brief description:
The University of Bradford Global Development Scholarships (formerly known as Countries in Crisis Scholarships) are intended to aid students in financial hardship due to the fact that they are domiciled in a country that is in crisis as a result of the political situation, war, natural disaster etc.
Host Institution(s):
University of Bradford, United Kingdom
Field(s) of study:
Any full-time Master’s Programme (except MBA) offered at University of Bradford
Target group:
Students from the following list of countries are invited to apply for these scholarships. However in extreme circumstances applications from students from other countries will be considered by the panel.
Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Burundi, Burma/Myanmar, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Colombia, Congo (Peoples Republic), Congo, Democratic Republic, Djibouti, Timor Leste (East Timor), Egypt, United Arab Republic of Eritrea, Ethiopia, Georgia, Guinea, Haiti, Honduras, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Cote D’Ivoire (Ivory Coast), Kenya, Korea (North), Democratic Peoples Republic of Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar – Malagasy Republic, Malawi, Maldive Islands, Mauritania, Mozambique, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestine -West Bank – Gaza Strip inc E Jerusa, Russian Federation, Sierra Leone, Somali Democratic Republic, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Syrian Arab Republic, Tanzania, United Republic of Uganda, Yemen, Republic of, Zambia, Zimbabwe
*Students from Pakistan will be considered under the Bestway Foundation Scholarship Scheme.
Scholarship value/inclusions:
Each scholarship is worth approximately £25,000. The scholarship will cover full tuition fees and accommodation in The Green plus £4,200 per annum living costs to be paid in three instalments – October, January and April.
Eligibility:
To be considered for a place on one of the Master’s courses, you will need to have achieved (or be about to achieve) the minimum level of degree qualification specified for your country (see official website).
You will also need to meet the University’s English Language requirements.  You must now already have the required English qualifications to be able to study your chosen course, the University will not be able to consider your application unless you meet these requirements.
Application instructions:
Applications are currently closed.
You no longer need to have secured an offer to study at Bradford before you apply for this scholarship. However you must already have completed your undergraduate degree and know your results to be able to apply.  Please apply for the scholarship before applying for a place on a course if you will be reliant upon the scholarship to cover your fees and living expenses. To apply, you must submit the online application form by 15 May 2017.
It is important to visit the official website (link found below) to access the application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Bristol University International Office Scholarships

Brief description:
For 2017 entry, The University of Bristol is offering six International Office Scholarships for prospective undergraduate and postgraduate students.
Host Institution(s):
University of Bristol, United Kingdom
Field of study:
Any full-time Undergraduate or Postgraduate programme offered at the University
Target group:
International students
Scholarship value/inclusions:
The scholarships will be awarded as a one off tuition fee reduction:
• 1st place – 1 scholarship of £12,000
• 2nd place – 2 scholarships of £10,000
• 3rd place – 3 scholarships of £8,000
Eligibility:
Eligible students:
•  All applicants must be classed as overseas students for fee purposes.
• All applicants must already hold an offer of a place on a full-time undergraduate or postgraduate programme at the University of Bristol.
•  Applicants may be from any discipline.
•  Sponsored students and students in receipt of another scholarship/award over £3000 are not eligible to apply.
•  Current University of Bristol students are not eligible to apply.
Application instructions:
Applications are currently closed.
Submit a video (.mov, .mp4, .m4v, .wmv, .flv) of no more than 1 minute showcasing what community means to you. The university will be judging videos primarily on content and secondarily on aesthetics. Please submit your video to the International Office of Bristol by email. For identification purposes, please include your application/UCAS number in the body of the email.  The deadline for applications is Friday, 09 June 2017 (17:00 UK time).
It is important to visit the official website (link found below) to access the application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Westminster Disaster Regeneration Scholarship

Brief description:
The Disaster Regeneration Scholarship is open to international students from a developing country/region affected by a recent natural or man-made disaster. The intention of this scholarship is to aid in the regeneration of the affected country/region and you must make the case for how your chosen course will facilitate in this regeneration.
Host Institution(s):
University of Westminster, United Kingdom
Level/Field of study:
Any full-time Master’s Degree Programme offered at the University except MBA
Number of Awards:
1
Target group:
International students from a disaster struck developing country or region
Scholarship value/inclusions:
Full tuition fee award, accommodation, living expenses and flights to and from London.
Eligibility:
You must be an international student from a disaster struck developing country or region and hold an offer for a full-time Masters degree at the University. The main criteria are: Equivalent to a UK First Class Honours degree, financial need and development potential.
Application instructions:
Applications are currently closed.
You should only apply for a scholarship once you have applied for admission and successfully been offered a place (either conditional or unconditional) on the course you wish to study.  To apply for a scholarship you will need to complete the relevant scholarship application form and submit supporting documents. The deadline for applications is 4 May 2017.
It is important to visit the official website (link found below) to access the application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Rhodes Scholarships at Oxford University for International Students

Brief description:
The Rhodes Scholarships are postgraduate awards supporting exceptional all-round students at the University of Oxford. Established in the will of Cecil Rhodes in 1902, the Rhodes is the oldest and perhaps the most prestigious international scholarship program in the world.
Host Institution(s):
Oxford University in UK
Level/Fields of study:
Subject to limited restrictions, Rhodes Scholars may study any full-time postgraduate degree at the University of Oxford.
Number of Scholarships:
A class of 95 Scholars is selected each year
Target group:
Students from Australia, Bermuda, Canada, China, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Jamaica & the Commonwealth Caribbean, Kenya, Malaysia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Southern Africa (including South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia and Swaziland), Syria, Jordan, Lebanon and Palestine (SJLP), United Arab Emirates, United States, West Africa (new from 2018), Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Scholarship value/inclusions/duration:
A Rhodes Scholarship covers all University and College fees, a personal stipend and one economy class airfare to Oxford at the start of the Scholarship, as well as an economy flight back to the student’s home country at the conclusion of the Scholarship.
The basic tenure of the scholarship is two years, subject always, and at all times, to satisfactory academic performance and personal conduct.
Eligibility:
The following eligibility criteria apply to all applicants for the Rhodes Scholarships:
• Citizenship & residency: Each applicant must fulfil the citizenship and residency requirements of the Rhodes constituency for which they are applying.  Please check the detailed information carefully via the country links.
• Age: Age limits vary between constituencies and range from a minimum age limit of 18 to a maximum of 28 by 1 October of the year following selection. In most constituencies, the age limit is 24 or 25. Please check carefully the specific age requirements for your constituency before applying.  Successful candidates will arrive in Oxford the October following the selection process.  The Scholarship may not normally be deferred.
• Education: All applicants must have achieved academic standing sufficiently advanced to assure completion of a bachelor’s degree by the October following election. Academic standing must be sufficiently high to ensure admission to the University of Oxford, which has very competitive entry requirements, and to give confidence that Rhodes Scholars will perform to a high academic standard in Oxford. Individual constituencies may specify a 1st or equivalent.  Some constituencies require an undergraduate degree to have been taken within the constituency of application.
Application instructions:
Depending on the country, applications will open either 1 June or 1 July 2017.
All candidates for the Scholarship should read the information about the Scholarships applicable globally, and then proceed to their country-specific page to read the application criteria, eligibility requirements, and deadline specific to their country.
Applications for Rhodes Scholarships open during the spring and summer of the preceding year. Deadline varies per country but is around July-October of the preceding year you wish to study.
It is important to read the how to apply page and visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Transform Together Scholarships for International and European Union (non-UK) Students

Brief description:
Transform Together scholarships are open to international students and European Union (non-UK) students applying to a full-time undergraduate or postgraduate taught course at Sheffield Hallam University in the 2017/18 academic year.
Host Institution(s):
Sheffield Hallam University in UK
Field(s) of study:
All full-time undergraduate and postgraduate taught courses offered at the University.
Number of Scholarships:
Not specified
Target group:
International and European Union (non-UK) students
Scholarship value/inclusions:
Half fee waiver (50%) is available for postgraduate courses and for each year of an undergraduate degree.
Eligibility:
To be eligible to apply for one of these scholarships, you must:
• be an international or a European Union (non-UK) fee paying student
•  postgraduate only – have achieved a minimum 2.1 or equivalent in your honours degree and must meet the English and academic entry requirements for your course.
•  undergraduate only – have achieved or exceeded the English and academic entry requirements for the course
•   have an offer for a full-time taught undergraduate or postgraduate course at Sheffield Hallam University.
•  be self-funding your studies
•  be able to pay any additional fees your course may require, for example field trips
Application instructions:
To apply for a Transform Together Scholarship, you must have received an offer for a full-time taught course at Sheffield Hallam University for the relevant year.  If you have not yet applied for a course, please visit the online prospectus to find a course and apply. Once you’ve received an offer for a course, you must complete and submit the scholarship application form with transcripts by 31 May 2017 for September 2017 start and 1 November 2017 for January 2018.
It is important to visit the official website (link found below) to download the application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship

Tuesday, 7 February 2017

2017 AlgaeCal Health Scholarship

Description
The 2017 AlgaeCal Scholarship originated from the desire to financially assist students in pursuit of higher education as they face the challenge of significantly rising costs of obtaining a college degree. Also, it stemmed from the need for greater focus on the critical issue of health and well-being. With two-thirds of the U.S. reported to be overweight, and one-third obese, more dialogue and solutions are obviously still in need to manage and correct this huge rising health crisis. Applicants will download and fill out an AlgaeCal Health Scholarships Application Form and write an essay up to 750 words, describing “If you could, what, if any, changes to programs, policies, and education etc. would you implement for the general health/ well being of the average modern person?”

Other Criteria
Minimum GPA: 3.00 GPA Required All applications should be sent to scholarships@algaecal.com Note: We accept only online applications during the initial application phase Decisions will be made by the end of August 2017; the recipient will be notified by email. If there is any other additional information you need, please do not hesitate to contact me. We appreciate your time in taking to review this scholarship application. URL for specific scholarship information: https://www.algaecal.com/expert-insights/algaecal-scholarships/

Amount
1000

You must be studying in one of the following countries:
United States and Canada

Deadline
June 30, 2017

You must be from one of the following countries:
Unrestricted

Number of Awards
1

You must be studying one of the following:
Unrestricted

Host Institution
Includes