Friday, February 28, 2014

USI Masters Scholarship, Switzerland

 For the 2014-15 academic year, the Foundation for the Lugano Faculties of USI will award a total of 60 one-off study grants of the amount of 4’000 CHF each.

The Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program

The Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program (ADF) is a scholar fellowship program for educational projects at African higher education institutions.

OFID Scholarship Award 2014/15

OFID (The OPEC Fund for International Development) is pleased to announce that qualified applicants who have obtained or are on the verge of completing their undergraduate degree and who wish to study for a Master's degree are welcome to apply for the OFID Scholarship 2014.

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Middlesex University Research Studentships

Middlesex University is pleased to announce a number of fully-funded research studentships, across a range of subject areas:

RSM MBA Sustainability Scholarship

The merit-based Sustainability Scholarship is open to high potential candidates who are interested in pursuing a world-class graduate management education at a leading international business school in Europe, and can demonstrate their interest in sustainability.

The Scholarship is worth €5,000. This amount will be waived from the winner’s tuition fee. The winner will have the opportunity to work on real campus projects through 2014 to put learning into action.

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Transform Together Scholarships 2014/15

Transform Together scholarships are open to students from any non-EU country applying to study at Sheffield Hallam University to enrol in the 2013/14 academic year. All full-time postgraduate and undergraduate taught courses are taking part in the programme.

The scholarships will be awarded to well-qualified students who demonstrate academic, personal or professional achievement on their scholarship application form. Successful applicants will be awarded with a certificate to mark their achievement following enrolment on their course.

African Guest Researchers' Scholarship Programme

This scholarship programme is directed at scholars in Africa, engaged in research on the African continent. Female researchers are especially encouraged to apply for these scholarships.

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

CDU Vice-Chancellors International High Achievers Scholarships, Australia

CDU offers a limited number of 50 per cent and 25 per cent tuition fee scholarships for international students who have a record of academic excellence and high achievement. 

The tuition scholarships apply to the tuition fees for the full duration of an Undergraduate or Postgraduate coursework degree. The scholarships are awarded on demonstrated academic merit and are available to students seeking to commence a degree at CDU in Semester 2, 2014.

Kuwait University Graduates Study Excellence Scholarship

The College of Graduates Studies (CGS) at Kuwait University (KU) offers Graduate Study Excellence Scholarship for MSc./MA and PhD programs.

Applicants with high academic achievements and commitment to research and scholarly activities are encouraged to apply. The Scholarship is open to Kuwaiti nationals, residence and international students.


Botswana Examinations Council (BEC) has released the 2013 Botswana General Certificate of Secondary Education (BGCSE) examination results. A total number of 34 069 candidates sat for the examinations compared to 31 665 in 2012. Out of the 34 069 candidates who sat for the 2013 examinations, 24 494 were from Government and Government-Aided schools compared to 23 158 in 2012. Private schools presented 2 421 candidates compared to 3 116 in 2012. There were 7 154 private candidates (out of which 4 055 were registered through the Back-to School initiative) compared to 5 391 in 2012.

1. View Botswana General Certificate of Secondary Education (BGCSE)  Press Release Here

2. View Advertorial with instructions on how to Access Results via SMS and Website Here


Kingston University Postgraduate Scholarships, UK

Kingston University offers a number of scholarships to full-time postgraduate students in any subject area on a one-year taught masters degree based at the university.

Scholarships are available for both September entry and January entry (for courses with a relevant start date).

Monday, February 24, 2014

Mac Robertson Scholarship, UK

The University of Strathclyde and the University of Glasgow are proud to jointly offer the Mac Robertson Scholarship.

RSM MBA Africa & Middle East Scholarship, Netherlands

Rotterdam School of Management (RSM) is making available the Africa & Middle East Regional Scholarship with a value of 10,000 Euros for you to win as a partial tuition fee waiver.

The scholarship is open to high potential candidates who are a citizen or hold permanent residence status in one of the following listed countries:

University of Edinburgh Highly Skilled Workforce Scholarships

92 Master's Scholarships are available for the 2014-2015 academic session at the University of Edinburgh.

These scholarships are available to UK nationals who are permanently domiciled in Scotland, as well as EU nationals (excluding UK nationals) domiciled in EU or Scotland but not elsewhere in UK, who have been accepted on an eligible full-time or part-time Master's degree programme.

Friday, February 21, 2014

Kingston University Undergraduate Scholarships, UK

Kingston University offers up to 10 scholarships for international undergraduate students for September entry.

The scholarships are open to prospective full-time undergraduate students in any subject area for each year of a three-year course (subject to satisfactory progress). Foundation degree students (first year entry only) are also eligible for the scholarships.

University of Glasgow Adam Smith Business School PhD studentship Competition 2014

Applications are invited for a number of Scholarships being offered by the Adam Smith Business School for PhD study in Accounting & Finance, Business and Management or Economics.

Thursday, February 20, 2014

International Postgraduate Excellence Scholarships (IPES), UK

Aberystwyth University is offering excellence scholarships for non-UK/EU students commencing full-time Taught Masters courses in September 2014.

The scholarships will be awarded for academic excellence (minimum of a UK upper second class honours degree or the equivalent award, either already achieved or predicted by the candidate’s awarding university). In order to be considered for one of these awards, an application for a place on a taught Masters degree at Aberystwyth University must be received by 31st August 2014.

IDRC Doctoral Research Awards, Canada

IDRC offers these awards to Canadians, permanent residents of Canada, and citizens of developing countries pursuing doctoral studies at a Canadian university.

These awards are intended for field research in one or more developing countries. Candidates must conduct their research in areas corresponding to current IDRC thematic priorities. 

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

London International Academy 2014 Global Scholarships

London International Academy is pleased to announce a set of global scholarships for the 2014-2015 school year. To celebrate the growing diversity of our school, we are offering scholarships ranging from 20% to 100% of tuition for highly qualified candidates from new regions. We are seeking motivated and disciplined youth from around the world that wish to celebrate the advent of the global village while studying for post secondary education.

Beijing Government Scholarship, China

The Beijing Government Scholarship (BGS) was established by Beijing Municipal Government, aiming to provide tuition fees fully or partially to the international students studying or applying for studying in Beijing. 

Doctoral fellowships for urban and infrastructural change in East Africa, Germany

The Graduate School for Urban Studies (URBANgrad) of Darmstadt University of Technology announces eight doctoral fellowships, beginning October 1, 2014. We welcome applications from students with a master’s degree interested in joining a newly set-up graduate program on urban and infrastructural change in East Africa. This interdisciplinary program is funded by the Hans Böckler Foundation and includes the following academic subjects: Spatial and Infrastructure Planning, Urban Development and Design, History of Technology , and Economic Geography and Global Studies.

Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarship Programme, 2013 – 2014

The Aga Khan Foundation provides a limited number of scholarships each year for postgraduate studies to outstanding students from select developing countries who have no other means of financing their studies, in order to prepare them for employment, primarily within the AKDN.

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Heilongjiang Government Scholarship for International Students, China

The government of Heilongjiang Province has established the Heilongjiang Government Scholarship for International Students to further promote the development and make progress on scale, level and service ability of the international students’ education of Heilongjiang Province, and attract more academically excellent international students to study in Heilongjiang.

International Excellence Scholarships, City University, UK

City's School of Arts & Social Sciences has launched a new scholarship scheme specifically for international students applying for Masters degree programmes.

We encourage applications from all countries outside the European Union (EU) from students who are passionate about the arts and social sciences and believe they can make a real difference to people's lives.

Anita Borg Systers Pass-It-On Awards Program

Anita Borg Institute – Systers Online Community is inviting applications from women over 18 years of age in or aspiring to be in the fields of computing for ‘Pass-it-on (PIO) Awards 2014-Spring.

The Anita Borg Systers Pass-It-On (PIO) Awards honor Anita Borg’s desire to create a network of women technologists helping one another. The cash awards, funded by donations from the Systers Online Community and others, are intended as means for women established in technological fields to support women seeking their place in the fields of technology. The program is called “Pass-It-On” because it comes with the moral obligation to “pass on” the benefits gained from the award.

Monday, February 17, 2014

The Deborah J. Norden Fund 2014, USA

The Deborah J. Norden Fund awards up to $5,000 annually in travel and study grants to students and recent graduates in the fields of architecture, architectural history, and urban studies.

The Fund has supported a fascinating array of projects, from a study of the Cambodian modernist Vann Molyvann, to the social impact of new architecture and planning interventions in Medellin, Colombia, to the insertion of built form into fragile ecosystems in Australia, to the stereotomy of complex surfaces in French Baroque architecture.

Peace, Security & Development Fellowships for African Scholars

The African Leadership Centre (ALC) is pleased to announce a call for applications for the Peace, Security and Development Fellowships for African Scholars starting in September 2014.

This Fellowship covers an 18-month period, comprising of a rigorous training programme on peace, security and development, which includes a 12-Month Master’s (M.Sc.) programme at King’s College London and an attachment to an African University to undertake an independent research project.

IOE-Commonwealth Commission Scholarships

The Institute of education at the University of London and the Commonwealth Commission are  offering two awards covering air fares, stipend and tuition for candidates from Commonwealth countries.

The Lane Kirkland Scholarships, Poland

The Program is addressed to young leaders with higher education who are interested in the development of democracy, economy and civil society in their countries and in the region. 

The Program is realized in the form of a two-semester project course with Polish universities and 2-4-week professional internships with public or private institutions.

Friday, February 14, 2014

Tianjin Government Scholarship, China

In order to promote the development of higher education of International students in Tianjin, to further improve the talent cultivation, scientific research, social service, and cultural exchange, Tianjin Government has set up the Scholarship (TGS) for International students.

Recipients are International Students in Tianjin and students who wish to study in Tianjin.
Recipients are the undergraduate or the higher level foreign students who are applying to study in Tianjin and the excellent international students who are studying in Tianjin.

Sophie Danforth Conservation Biology Fund

The Sophie Danforth Conservation Biology Fund (SDCBF) supports conservation programs that protect threatened wildlife and habitats worldwide.

Field studies and other projects that demonstrate a multi-disciplinary approach to biodiversity and ecosystem conservation and projects that involve in-country collaborators receive the highest funding priority. Environmental education programs, development of techniques that can be used in a natural environment, and captive propagation programs that stress an integrative approach to conservation are also appropriate. Projects must directly affect biological conservation.

OFID Scholarship Award

OFID’s Scholarship Program sponsors outstanding young students from developing countries through graduate studies in a development-related discipline.

Edinburgh Global Development Academy Master's Scholarships

The University of Edinburgh will offer 1 Master's scholarship covering the overseas rate of fee for students from less developed countries and 3 Master's scholarships covering the "home" rate of tuition fee for UK/EU students for eligible Master's programmes offered by the University.

Thursday, February 13, 2014

London Met/ISH Scholarship, UK

London Metropolitan University and International Students House (ISH) are pleased to announce a joint scholarship programme for international students.

International Students House provides accommodation and a varied, multicultural social programme for full-time international students in the centre of London.

Fernand Braudel Senior Fellowships, Italy

Fernand Braudel Senior Fellowships provide a framework for established academics with an international reputation to pursue their research at the EUI.

Fellowships last for up to ten  months in one of the EUI's four Departments which in turn invite fellows to participate in departmental activities (seminars, workshops, colloquia, etc.).

2014 University of Leicester Open Scholarships for International Students, UK

The University of Leicester is offering 20 open scholarships for international students. These scholarships are available for new taught Master’s students on all full-time courses starting in September/ October 2014.

2014 Korean Government Scholarship Program (NIIED GKS-KGSP)

Applications are sought for the 2014 Korean Government Scholarship Program (NIIED GKS-KGSP).

Offering Programs: Master of Public Policy / Master of Development Policy

Duration: September, 2014 ~ August, 2017
(First Year: Korean language training, Second and Third Year: Master's degree program)

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

2014 Reed Elsevier Environmental Challenge

The Reed Elsevier Environmental Challenge is awarded to projects that best demonstrate how they can provide sustainable access to safe water where it is presently at risk and/or access to improved sanitation. Projects must have clear practical applicability, address identified need, and advance related issues such as health, education, or human rights.

Head of School Scholarships (GeoSciences), University of Edinburgh

The School of GeoSciences is delighted to offer 10 scholarships for the 2014-2015 academic session.
Each scholarship is worth £5,000 and is tenable for one academic year. The award of your scholarship will be deducted from your tuition fee.

2014 University of Sussex Economic and Social Development Scholarship

The University of Sussex Economic and Social Development Scholarship is available to students registered on one-year Master's degree programmes in the areas specified below.

Intended for students who will contribute to the economic or social development of their countries when they return on completion of their studies.

2014 APSA Africa Workshop

The American Political Science Association (APSA) and the Higher Institute of Public Administration (ISAP) are pleased to announce a call for applications from individuals who would like to participate in a workshop on “Distributive goods and distributive politics” in Maputo, Mozambique.

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

2014, Sem 1 Innovative International Scholarships Offshore Pathway Transfer

The Sem 1 Innovative International Scholarships Offshore Pathway Transfer scholarship awards eligible students 25% of their first year of tuition. This scholarship aims to grow the trust and confidence in Curtin University as a place for students to further their studies, careers and life experiences.

2014 Sem 1 Innovative International Scholarships - Diplomatic Visa Scholarship

This scholarship awards eligible students 25% of the tuition fees for the full duration of the program. This scholarship aims to foster trust and confidence in Curtin University as a place for students to further their studies, careers and life experiences.

Additionally, eligible students who enrol in a Curtin English program before undertaking their study at the University will receive a 10 per cent discount on Curtin English fees.

2014, Sem 1 Alumni & Family Scholarship

Curtin University is pleased to offer the Alumni & Family Scholarship to citizens of China, Hong Kong, Kenya, Mauritius, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, South Africa, Zambia or Zimbabwe. These countries make up some of Curtin's strongest alumni and family bases, as well as areas where Curtin is proud to have growing alumni ties.

2014 Sem 1 Innovative International Scholarships - Heritage Scholarship

Curtin University is pleased to introduce Heritage Scholarships, which are open to citizens of Indonesia, Malaysia and Vietnam.

2014 Sem 1 Innovative International Scholarships - Onshore Student Pathway Scholarship

Curtin University invites eligible international students of any citizenship (except Australian) who are currently studying full time as international full fee-paying students onshore in Australia, to apply for a full program of study at Curtin University's Western Australian campuses.

RUFORUM Graduate Scholarship for MSc in Research Methods

The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) is offering a limited number of graduate scholarships for MSc in Research Methods hosted at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) in Kenya for the academic year 2014/2015.

2014 University of Sussex Shawcross Scholarship, UK

This scholarship supports South African students on one-year Masters degrees in the arts or social sciences.
The value of the scholarship is £3,000. The award will be offered as a reduction in tuition fees and will be awarded to the student who possess the highest academic ability and potential (not made on the basis of financial need).

Monday, February 10, 2014

2014, Sem 1 Innovative International Scholarships- Merit Scholarship

Curtin University strives to give high achieving students around the world the opportunity to pursue their ambitions and gain a world-class education.

ILRI Graduate Fellowship call for applications for PhD Fellow – Africa RISING project in Tanzania

The graduate fellowship placement will be within the Africa RISING ‘Transforming Key Production Systems: Maize Mixed East and Southern Africa’. Under the sub-project: Value chain analysis of grain legumes in eastern and southern Africa: Improving productivity of indigenous chicken through better nutrition and management in mixed crop-livestock farming systems, which is a collaborative effort between International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA). 

V P Kanitkar Memorial Scholarships - SOAS, University of London

Two V P Kanitkar Memorial Scholarships are available for post-graduate students undertaking either the full-time MA Social Anthropology or the MA Religions of Asia & Africa. Each scholarship covers the cost of tuition fees and provides a maintenance of £16,000.

The Modern Story Fellowship, India

Experienced journalists across the Balkans are invited to apply for the eighth annual Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence programme.

Each year, ten Balkan journalists are competitively chosen to receive funding and professional support to conduct their own research project.

Friday, February 7, 2014

Asthma Australia: 2014 PhD Scholarship Funding

Asthma Australia is offering PhD scholarships to current and future postgraduate students. Australian Citizens, Australian Permanent Residents, New Zealand Citizens, and International students are eligible to apply.

University of Heidelberg Doctoral Scholarships, Germany

The Graduate School for Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Heidelberg invites applications for:

6 doctoral scholarships

We are looking for highly motivated, excellent PhD students with a strong interest in interdisciplinary research.

Ministry of Education Huayu Enrichment Scholarship (HES), Taiwan

The Ministry of Education Huayu Enrichment Scholarship is aimed at encouraging international students (Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macao SAR students are not eligible) to undertake Huayu courses in the Republic of China (Taiwan); in order to provide them with opportunities to increase their understanding of Taiwanese culture and society, and to promote mutual understanding and interactions between Taiwan and the international community.

2014 Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence

The Modern Story, which is a not-for-profit educational organization, recruits dynamic individuals to teach youth media production in Hyderabad, India. The Fellows desire to be innovative leaders and demonstrate a strong interest in bridging the digital and educational divide on a global level.

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Perron Foundation Postgraduate Volunteering Top Up Scholarship, Australia

The Perron Foundation and Volunteering WA offer an annual top-up scholarship for high quality students who are enrolled in a post graduate research program on a topic related to volunteering at a university in Western Australia. Ideally one scholarship will be awarded each year and the duration of the scholarship will be for one year.

Curtin Offshore Partner Research Scholarship (COPRS), Australia

The Curtin Offshore Partner Research Scholarship (COPRS) is a strategic scholarship program designed to support capacity development with Curtin’s offshore education partners and its international branch campuses. COPRS are provided as a tuition fee scholarship for higher degree by research programs to be undertaken on a part time basis.

SBEnrc - Curtin International Construction Productivity Masters by Research Scholarship, Australia

The Sustainable Built Environment National Research Centre (SBEnrc) is offering scholarships to future postgraduate research students, both Australian and international, in various fields.

2014-2015 Iraq Biosciences Fellowship Program

CRDF Global is pleased to announce the 2014-2015 Iraq Biosciences Fellowship Program (IBFP).

IBFP is a non-degree-seeking program that provides the opportunity for highly qualified Iraqi biological scientists, researchers, epidemiologists and experts from the government laboratories under the Ministry of Health and Ministry of Agriculture to spend three to six months working alongside biological scientists, researchers and professionals in the United States of America.

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Georg Forster Research Award, Germany

The Georg Forster Research Award is granted in recognition of a researcher's entire achievements to date to academics of all disciplines whose fundamental discoveries, new theories, or insights have had a significant impact on their own discipline and beyond and who are expected to continue developing research-based solutions to the specific challenges facing transition and developing countries.

Google Europe Scholarship for Students with Disabilities

Google in partnership with EmployAbility is providing scholarships for Computer Science students with disabilities.

2014 CeMM International PhD Scholarship, Austria

CeMM is inviting applications for the next PhD Program starting in October 2014. The center is specifically looking for exceptionally motivated PhD candidates with a keen interest in genomics and medicine and a strong interest to work in teams.

International Space University MSc Scholarship, France

The International Space University is provided funding from industry and government agencies to help support MSS students who are unable to cover all of their tuition fees. This aid is available to selected applicants, and covers a portion of their tuition fees. It is paid directly to ISU by the sponsoring organization.

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Harvard Wheelwright Prize

Harvard GSD is pleased to announce the second edition of the Wheelwright Prize, a $100,000 traveling fellowship open to talented early-career architects worldwide proposing exceptional itineraries for research and discovery. Available to architects practicing anywhere in the world, the Wheelwright Prize recognizes the importance of field research to professional development, and reinforces Harvard GSD’s dedication to fostering investigative approaches to contemporary design.

Melbourne International Research Scholarships (MIRS)

The Melbourne International Research Scholarships (MIRS) is awarded to international students wishing to undertake graduate research degree studies at the University of Melbourne. MIRSs are funded by the University with each faculty having a limited number to award. 

Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards

The Cartier Women's Initiative Awards are an international business plan competition created in 2006 by Cartier, the Women's Forum, McKinsey & Company and INSEAD business school to identify, support and encourage projects by women entrepreneurs.

The mission of the Cartier Women's Initiative Awards is threefold:
  • To identify and support initial-phase women entrepreneurs through funding
    and coaching
  • To foster the spirit of enterprise by celebrating role models in entrepreneurship
  • To create an international network of women entrepreneurs and encourage
    peer networking

The Cartier Women's Initiative Awards aim to encourage the most vulnerable category of entrepreneurs in their most vulnerable phase: women entrepreneurs starting up. Since their inception in 2006, they have accompanied over 100 promising female business-owners and recognized 32 Laureates.

Santander Scholarship for European Studies and Translation Studies (Master's Studentship)

For 2014/15 the Cardiff School of Modern Languages is offering 2 part-fees Santander Universities scholarships.

Monday, February 3, 2014

All Saints Scholarships, UK

The Trust makes individual awards to students from the UK/EU and to students who are citizens of other countries.

All applicants must be over the age of 18. There is no upper age limit; but the Trust must be confident that those applying will be in a position to make a commensurate ongoing contribution to society as the fruits of any award that they receive.

All programmes must be carried out at recognised institutions of higher education in the UK.

Timetable for scholarship applications, 2014-2015
UK/EU ('home') students
  • Closing date for receipt of eligible requests1 for Full Application Packs:16 March 2014
  • Closing date for receipt of fully completed application forms (including references2)30 March 2014
Overseas students
  • Closing date for receipt of eligible requests1 for Full Application Packs:16 March 2014
  • Closing date for receipt of fully completed application forms (including references2)28 April 2014

For more information and application please visit the All Saints Scholarships page.

The Lloyd's Register Foundation Scholarships, UK

LRF Scholarships are prestigious scholarships which support high-achieving students studying a postgraduate taught Masters in the College of Science and Engineering.

African Graduate Scholarships, UK

African Graduate Scholarships exist to support African nationals with a high-quality academic and professional background who would not be able to study at UCL without financial assistance. 

Falmouth University International Scholarships, UK

Falmouth is delighted to announce 27 scholarships available to international students beginning foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate study in autumn 2014.

Saturday, February 1, 2014

United Nations Academic Impact Student Essay Contest

Winners participate in a 5 day International Youth Forum in New York and present their work at the United Nations Headquarters on June 27th

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