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Brief description:

Nuffic, through the Netherlands Fellowship Programme, provide scholarships for a number of selected courses offered by education institutions in the Netherlands. The courses lead to a Dutch certificate or a diploma and their duration varies from two weeks to twelve months.

Host Institution(s):

Dutch Universities and Institutions

Field(s) of study:

NFP-qualified courses. Find a short course at this link then contact the Dutch higher education institution that offers that course to find out whether it is NFP-qualified.

Target group:

The NFP target group consists of professionals who are nationals of and work and live in an NFP country. The chances of obtaining an NFP fellowship increase if you live and work in Sub-Saharan Africa and/or if you are a woman.

Scholarship value/inclusions:

An NFP fellowship is intended to supplement the salary that the fellow should continue to receive during the study period. The allowance is a contribution towards the costs of living, the costs of tuition fees, visas, travel, insurance and thesis research. If applicable, the fellowship holder is expected to cover the difference between the actual costs and the amount of the personal NFP allowances.

Eligibility:

The NFP is meant for professionals who are nationals of and work and live in one of the 51 NFP countries. Candidates have to be nominated by their employer to be eligible for the fellowship. There also has to be a clear need for training within the context of the organisation.

Read the complete eligibility criteria at the official website. You must also meet the eligibility requirements of the programme you are applying for.

Application instructions:

You need to apply directly with a Dutch higher education institution of your choice. Please contact the institution that offers the NFP-qualified course of your choice to ask for the application procedure. Only the Dutch institution will provide information about the programmes, selection criteria, application procedures and deadlines. Deadline varies depending on the course but is around March, July, or October 2017. 

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Website:

Official Scholarship Website: https://www.studyinholland.nl/scholarships/scholarships-administered-by-nuffic/netherlands-fellowship-programmes

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The King’s Scholars of Tomorrow scholarship will be awarded to students who have successfully applied for a King’s International Foundation course and hold an offer to start the course for September 2017 entry. International students are eligible to apply.

King’s College London is a public research university located in London, United Kingdom, and a founding constituent college of the federal University of London.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for the foundation course.

Study Subject: Students wishing to apply for the scholarship need to submit a 1-minute video telling us what inspires and motivates you about studying at King’s and your chosen King’s International Foundation course.

Number of Awards: There are up to 50 scholarships available.

Scholarship Award: There are up to 50 scholarships available to eligible students, with each scholarship award worth £1,000 (going towards a reduction in your total tuition fees for a King’s International Foundation course).

Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility:  In order to be eligible* to apply for the King’s Scholars of Tomorrow scholarship, you must:

  • Be eligible to study a King’s International Foundation course.
  • Have a completed application to a King’s International Foundation course for September 2017 entry and have an offer by the closing date of this scholarship competition.
  • Meet the entry requirements to your chosen King’s International Foundation course.
  • Be legally allowed to study in the United Kingdom (i.e. not restricted from entering the UK or from applying for a study visa)
  • Create a 1 minute video (using your mobile phone) telling us what inspires and motivates you about studying at King’s and your chosen King’s International Foundation course. You must submit the video on King’s Scholars of Tomorrow platform.

Nationality: International students are eligible to apply.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Meet the entry requirements to your chosen King’s International Foundation course.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirements: The level of English language, applicants are required to demonstrate is dependent upon the programme for which they have applied. The level of English required for each programme is denoted by a five-band system, each band corresponds to a level of English language competence.

How to Apply:  Please submit your application through the King’s Scholars of Tomorrow platform. There are few questions to answer and details you will also need to fill in, as well as uploading your video.  The scholarship application criteria includes:

  • creating a mobile video (no longer than 1 minute) that covers the topic: What inspires and motivates you about studying at King’s and your chosen King’s International Foundation course?
  • answering a few questions on the King’s Scholars of Tomorrow platform
  • your application to your chosen King’s International Foundation course.

Your application will be evaluated on the following:

  • the academic merit of the video assignment – a clear and fluent style with a well focused and structured argument.
  • a well-written Personal Statement (as part of your application to a King’s International Foundation course) that covers:
  1. how the International Foundation course you have chosen will benefit you
  2. what you feel you can bring to King’s as a student, and
  3. the area of study you intend to progress to after completing your King’s International Foundation course.

There will be a selection panel that will consist of a group of King’s academics. The selection of candidates is a matter of academic judgement. All decisions of the panel are final.

King’s Scholars of Tomorrow

Application Deadline: The deadline for applications is April 30, 2017.

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Brief description:

Each year, Rotary selects up to 100 individuals from around the world to receive fully funded academic fellowships to pursue a Professional Development Certificate Program or Masters Degree Program related to peace and conflict resolution and prevention at one of the participating peace centers around the world (USA, Japan, UK, Australia, Sweden, Thailand)

Host Institution(s):

•  , USA

•  , Japan

•  , England

•  , Australia

•  , Sweden

•  , Thailand (certificate program)

Level/Field of study:

Professional Development Certificate Program or Masters Degree Program in fields related to peace and conflict resolution and prevention

Target group:

Anyone endorsed by their local Rotary Club/District.

No. of Scholarships:

Up to 50 fellowships for master’s degree and 50 for certificate studies are awarded each year.

Scholarship value/inclusions:

The fellowships cover tuition and fees, room and board, round-trip transportation, and all internship and field-study expenses.

Eligibility:

The Rotary Peace Fellowship is designed for professionals with work experience in international relations or peace and conflict prevention and resolution. Applicants must also meet the following requirements:

• Proficiency in English; proficiency in a second language is strongly recommended

• Strong commitment to international understanding and peace as demonstrated through professional and academic achievements and personal or community service

• Excellent leadership skills

• Master’s degree applicants: minimum three years of related full-time work or volunteer experience, bachelor’s degree

• Certificate applicants: minimum five years of related full-time work or volunteer experience, strong academic background

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Application instructions:

The deadline for candidates to submit applications to their respective Rotary district is 31 May. Districts must submit endorsed applications to The Rotary Foundation by 1 July.

It is important to read the complete application instructions and visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.