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Scholarships in Australia at University of Wollongong, The University of Wollongong offers a range of research scholarships and awards to eligible international higher degree research students. Both domestic and international students can apply for these scholarships.

The University of Wollongong is a research-intensive university with an outstanding reputation for its learning environments across a broad range of disciplines.Scholarships in Australia at University of Wollongong

Degree Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing a research program.

Available Subject: Scholarships are awarded to study all the subjects offered by the university.

Scholarship Benefits: The UOW HDR scholarships are in the form of allowances to assist candidates in meeting their living costs while they undertake their research. They can include: annual stipends, living allowances and tuition fee costs.Scholarships in Australia at University of Wollongong

Eligibility: The University of Wollongong offers a range of HDR degree options for graduates. The doctoral program includes the PhD, PhD (Integrated) and professional doctorate degrees. We also offer the new research training pathway, the Master of Research MRes. The PhD (Integrated) is a four year program comprising one year of coursework (with a qualifying grade) and three years thesis.

Eligible Nationalities: Both domestic and international students can apply for these scholarships.

 

Application Procedure: The mode of applying is online.

Online Application

Deadline: The application deadline is October 17, 2017.

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Medical Science Scholarships in UK at Newcastle University. Newcastle University is offering a small number of scholarships for 2017 intake. Scholarships are open to international students for pursuing the master degree program at the Faculty of Medical Sciences.

University’s vision is to use strengths in research and teaching to improve the health of the population. Newcastle University’s Faculty of Medical Sciences is home to a world-leading collaboration of research scientists, engineers, medical doctors and teaching professionals. Key areas of focus include ageing, cancer, cell biology, genetics, drug development, medicine in society, and neuroscience.

If english is not student’s first language they will need to meet the university’s English language requirements for postgraduate courses.Medical Science Scholarships in UK at Newcastle University

Degree Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing master’s program.

Available Subject: The Faculty of Medical Sciences is offering a small number of scholarships for 2017 entry into the following courses: MRes Ageing and Health, MRes Animal Behaviour, MRes Biotechnology and Business Enterprise, MRes Cancer, MRes Cardiovascular Science in Health and Disease ,MRes Diabetes, MRes Epidemiology, MRes Evolution and Human Behaviour,MRes Immunobiology, MRes Medical Genetics, MRes Medical and Molecular Biosciences, MRes Mitochondrial Biology and Medicine,MRes Molecular Microbiology, MRes Musculoskeletal ageing (CIMA), MRes Neuromuscular Diseases, MRes Neuroscience, MRes Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine, MRes Systems Biology, MRes Toxicology, MRes Translational Medicine and Therapeutics, MRes Transplantation and MSc Medical Sciences.Medical Science Scholarships in UK at Newcastle University.

Scholarship Award: The value of award is £1,500

Eligibility: Applicants can only apply and be considered for a Faculty of Medical Sciences International Masters Excellence scholarship after they have been offered a place to study on their degree course and have been assessed as international for fees purposes. They must also be:
  • Registered at Newcastle University for the 2017/18 academic year
  • Registered for one of the following eligible courses
  • Wholly or partially self-financing
  • Defined as ‘international’ for fee purposes
  • Registered to study at Newcastle University city center campus
  • Students new to the University and not those transferring or repeating courses.

Eligible Nationality: International students are eligible to apply.

Application Procedure: Academic offer holders on an eligible course who have been assessed as international for fees purposes will be invited to apply for the Faculty of Medical Sciences International Masters Excellence Scholarship.Medical Science Scholarships in UK at Newcastle University

Deadline: The application deadline is May 31, 2017.

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icon Clinical Anatomy

Open to all nationals

icon  Hull York Medical School (HYMS)

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icon Full Funding, £2,500 – £5,150 (depends on the nationality)

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Hull York Medical School is offering HYMS MSc Clinical Anatomy Scholarships, 2017 to students enrolling into Clinical Anatomy or Clinical Anatomy and Education.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Applicants of HYMS MSc Clinical Anatomy Scholarships, 2017 must have received either a conditional or an unconditional offer for the MSc in Clinical Anatomy or MSc in Clinical Anatomy and Education commencing in September 2017.
  • The amount that the scholarship provides is as follows:
    • Intercalation Scholarship: £2,500
    • Home/ EU Scholarship: £2,500
    • Overseas Scholarship: £5,150
  • Candidates applying for HYMS MSc Clinical Anatomy Scholarships, 2017 will be studying a program at HYMS.
  • Home/EU Student Scholarship applicants must pay their tuition fee at Home/EU rate.
  • For Intercalating Medical Student, applicants must be undertaking a Medical Degree and be intending to take MSc as an intercalating program.
  • International students must pay the tuition fee at overseas rate.

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United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is pleased to offer internship at Nordic office in Denmark. Interns must have knowledge of development issues and particularly, sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). International students are eligible to apply for this internship programme. This is an unpaid internship programme.

Field of Internship: Internship is offered in the fields of Political Science / International Relations / Development Studies / Public Health / Communication, or related field.
Course Level:
Internship
Internship Provider: United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
Internship can be taken in
Denmark

Eligibility: Eligibility requirements:

  • Student of Political Science / International Relations / Development Studies / Public Health / Communication, or related field;
  • Knowledge of development issues and particularly, sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR);
  • Good computer knowledge (Microsoft Office software package, content management of webpages and social media skills);
  • Experience with public information work, events, campaigns and outreach;
  • Ability to work independently as well as in teams;
  • Fluency in a Nordic language and fluency in English, spoken as well as written.
  • Knowledge of other Nordic languages an asset.

Internship Open for International Students: International students are eligible to apply for this internship programme.

Is this paid internship? The internship is unpaid.

Internship Description: United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is the world’s largest organization supporting population and reproductive health programmes in developing countries. The UNFPA Nordic Office serves to liaise with key external partners including governments, parliaments, NGOs and media in the Nordic and Baltic countries covered by the office.

Number of awards offered: Not Known

Internship Duration: Internship will run from 14 August 2017 to 31 January 2018.

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: Please send your application with cover letter and CV in one pdf-file by email to nordic.office-at-unfpa.org, no later than 1 May. Write “Application internship” in the subject line of the email.

Internship Application Deadline: Internship application deadline is May 1, 2017.

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Helmholtz Zentrum München offers Postdoctoral Fellowship Program in Life Sciences (f/m) 2017/0144. Helmholtz Zentrum München announces the 3rd call of its international Postdoctoral Fellowship Program.

Number of fellowships: up to 8 highly talented postdocs in the development of a competitive scientific profile for a successful scientific career in academic research or industry.

Fellowship value: Fully-funded

Research Areas:

  • Allergy
  • Stem Cells
  • Diabetes
  • Big-Data-Projects

Duration: 3-year

Qualifications:

  • Applications are invited from highly qualified and motivated early-career scientists of all nationalities.
  • Applicant must have received PhD degree within the last three years or who will receive their doctoral degree by the start of the program and who have not been recruited to the Center for more than 6 months.
  • Applicant must hold Doctoral or equivalent degree in Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Bioinformatics, Physics, Mathematics, Veterinary or Human Medicine or related life sciences
  • Applicant must demonstrate strong interest in basic and translational research
  • Applicant must be able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Applicant must possess excellent English skills

Applications:

  • Applications can only be submitted online
  • All entries on the application form must be in English. Following documents must be uploaded (in English and German) as pdf files (max. size of all uploads is 4 MB):
  • CV including personal details, current position, education, interest, experience, skills (max 2 pages)
  • List of publications and presentations
  • Certificates: doctoral degree, bachelor’s degree, master’s degree, diploma etc.
  • Certificate of proficiency in English (recommended for non-native speakers)
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Organization German Research Center for Environmental Health (GmbH)
Fellowship Level Postdoctoral
Country Germany
Subject areas Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Bioinformatics, Physics, Mathematics, Veterinary, Human Medicine
Fellowship amount Fully-funded
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline April 30, 2017
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MPI of Immunobiology and Epigenetics invites applications for the position of a Scientist, Bioinformatician to start as soon as possible for an initial period of 2 years, with the possibility of extension.

Tasks and Responsibilities of Bioinformatician:

  • Responsibilities include the development, comparison and testing of software solutions for the analysis of deep-sequencing data.
  • In close interaction with the experimental partners, scientist will provide algorithmic solutions to their analyses and data interpretation.
  • Selected candidate will also help with established training programs and help our partners with experimental design, quality control and the analysis of genome-wide data.

Qualifications:

  • Applicant must be motivated team player with strong communication skills and the desire to work in a dynamic environment.
  • Applicant must have proven experience with deep-sequencing analysis and specific computational skills.
  • Applicant must hold PhD degree or MSc with relevant work experience in bioinformatics or in a related field.
  • Applicant must possess experience with analysis of genome-wide data
  • Applicant must possess very good command of English language

Salary: Salary will be based on previous experience according to TVöD guidelines.

Application:

  • Submit complete application with the following materials:
  • Cover letter
  • CV
  • Contact details of referees
  • Apply directly via the online application portal
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Organization Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics
Fellowship Level Scientist
Country Germany
Subject areas Developmental and Evolutionary Biology & Genetics, Immunobiology and Infection Biology & Medicine, Bioinformatics
Fellowship amount Varies
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline 2 May 2017
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Aarhus University Research Foundation is offering scholarships for PhD programme at the Graduate School of Health. The grant awarded is a scholarship to international PhD students enrolled at a non-Danish university.

Calls for AUFF grants are with the purpose of improving the internationalization of the PhD education at Health.

The Graduate School of Health is one of Denmark’s largest graduate schools and holds long-standing traditions for recruiting students from the entire health science area.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing PhD programme at the Graduate School of Health.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in the field of Biomedicine, Public Health, Clinical Medicine, Dentistry and Oral Health and Department of Forensic Medicine.

Scholarship Award:

  • Recruitment of talented international candidates to the PhD program at Health: DKK 15,000 for 1-3 months as funding for a research stay at Health. The purpose of the research stay is an assessment of the candidate’s suitability for PhD studies at Health.
  • Travel grant for a research stay at Health for international PhD students: DKK 15,000 for 3-6 months as funding for a research stay at Health. The purpose of the research stay is PhD studies and project work relevant to the candidate’s PhD program.

Number of Scholarships: Not Known

Scholarship can be taken in Denmark

Eligibility: The grant awarded is a scholarship to international potential PhD students with a qualifying degree from a non-Danish university.

Nationality: International students are eligible to apply.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have master’s degree.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirement: Applicants must have a high level of English proficiency. This means that applicants are expected to have English language qualifications comparable to the English B level from the Danish upper secondary school (gymnasium). International qualifications comparable to this level are:

  • TOEFL test results of at least 560 (paper based test) or 83 (internet based test)
  • IELTS test with a minimum score of 6.5 points
  • C1 level obtained by examination from a CEFR-validated English language course

How to Apply: Please use the application form. Applications must be emailed as one PDF file to graduateschoolhealth-at-au.dk. Enrolment and scholarship

  • Project description 3-5 pages*
  • Main supervisor statement
  • Transcript of records (+Bachelor’s diploma if achieved)
  • CV
  • Motivation for applying for a Research Year and funding
  • Documentation of submitted applications for other foundations (receipts or refusals, not the application(s).)
  • (Co-supervisor statement(s))
  • (A listing of planned PhD courses you plan to participate in, during your research year)

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Application Deadline: The application deadline is April 17, 2017.

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The new Quercus Taught Masters Academic Scholarships are on offer for all EU as well as international students to study in Ireland. Up to 33 scholarships are available to pursue master’s degree programme.

The University College Cork aims to lead the world in research and education.

UCC was established in 1845 as one of three Queen’s Colleges – at Cork, Galway and Belfast. These new colleges were established in the reign of Queen Victoria, and named after her. Queen’s College, Cork (QCC) was established to provide access to higher education in the Irish province of Munster.

Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue master’s degree programme.

Study Subject: Scholarships are available within the following schools as well as programs below:

  • College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences (CACSSS): All taught masters courses in CACSSS apart from Master of Education courses.
  • College of Science, Engineering and Food Science: All taught masters courses in CoSEFS.
  • College of Medicine and Health: 9 scholarships available for these
  • College of Business and Law – School of Law: All taught masters courses.
  • College of Business and Law – Cork University Business School: All taught masters courses.

Scholarship Award: The Quercus Taught Masters Academic Scholarship is a 50% contribution towards postgraduate fees for the duration of the postgraduate course to self-funded applicants.

Number of Scholarships: 33 scholarships will be awarded.

Scholarship can be taken in Ireland

Eligibility: Quercus Taught Masters Academic Scholarships will be awarded to top-performing postgraduate applicants to masters courses in 2017/18.

  • 33 scholarships will be awarded to candidates who have a minimum 1H (or equivalent) in their undergraduate degree and who are deemed by their college of choice to demonstrate an exceptional level of academic excellence and commitment to their masters course of choice, as evidenced by their personal statement.
  • The Quercus Taught Masters Academic Scholarship is a 50% contribution towards postgraduate fees for the duration of the postgraduate course to self-funded applicants.

Nationality: EU, as well as international students, are eligible to apply for these scholarships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Candidates must have a minimum 1H (or equivalent) in their undergraduate degree and are deemed by their college of choice to demonstrate an exceptional level of academic excellence and commitment to their master’s course of choice, as evidenced by their personal statement.

English language Requirements: All applicants whose first language is not English must provide evidence of English language proficiency. English language tests must be undertaken no more than two years prior to the commencement of a programme.

The following approved English language qualifications are currently accepted at UCC:

  • IELTS Minimum Requirements
  • TOEFL Minimum Requirements
  • Cambridge Proficiency Exam
  • Cambridge Advanced Exam
  • Pearson PTE

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How to Apply: Checklist before beginning Application Form

  • Is there a scholarship for your course? Check box above, you must be applying for a taught masters.
  • Have you/Are you expecting a 1H final result (To find out your equivalent please check here) in your undergraduate degree?
  • Are you a self-funded applicant availing of no additional grants/scholarships etc.?
  • Have you a full application on PAC?
  • Have you read our terms and conditions?
  • If the answer is YES to the above questions, please fill out the application form available here.

Application Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is June 1, 2017.

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The PACF MSc Scholarships, 2017 are open to Sub-Saharan Africans who wish to pursue MSc programs at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM).

Eligibility criteria:

  • Candidates applying for PACF MSc Scholarships, 2017 should be nationals of, residing in one of the Sub-Saharan African countries.
  • Applicants must expect to return to their home country upon completion of their MSc study at the School.
  • Two years of work experience in public health interventions and/or community-based HIV/AIDS is required.
  • Applicants must confirm that they will not be able to pay for their proposed program of study without the scholarship.
  • Applicants must accept to take up a 3-month placement with PACF during summer in their London Office.
  • The minimum English language requirements of the School must be met by the applicants.
  • Applicants of PACF MSc Scholarships, 2017 must have received an offer of admission onto one of the following programs:
    • MSc Control of Infectious Diseases
    • MSc Epidemiology
    • MSc Health Policy, Planning & Financing
    • MSc Public Health
    • MSc Reproductive & Sexual Health

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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is offering two highly competitive PACF Scholarships for sub-Saharan African students. Scholarships are available to study one-year, full-time MSc programme.

The programme’s objective is to develop strategies to address in-country health gaps and accelerate country-level responses, with a particular focus on community-led interventions.

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a public research university on Keppel Street, Bloomsbury, Camden, London, and specialised in public health and tropical medicine and a constituent college of the University of London.

It is essential that all students should have an adequate command of the English language to benefit from studies at the School.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing MSc programmes.

Study Subject: The qualifying programmes are: MSc Control of Infectious Diseases, MSc Epidemiology, MSc Health Policy, Planning & Financing, MSc Public Health, and MSc Reproductive & Sexual Health Research.

Scholarship Award: Each scholarship will cover

  • Tuition fees, including any mandatory field trip fees, and
  • Tax-free stipend (living allowance) of GBP 16,500.00, and
  • GBP 2,000.00 towards MSc project costs, and
  • A training support grant for the practical learning element of the award.

It is a condition of this funding that PACF Scholars must undertake a three-month practical element at PACF’s London office, during the period they conduct their MSc project. The purpose of this is to provide students with training, learning, and practical experience, and an opportunity to complete their MSc project, whilst undertaking their placement at PACF.

Number of Scholarships: Two highly competitive PACF Scholarships are available

Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility: To be eligible for these scholarships, applicants must

  • Be nationals of, and resident in, countries in sub-Saharan Africa; and
  • Intend to return to sub-Saharan Africa on completion of their MSc year at the School; and
  • Have 2 years experience working with within community-based HIV/AIDS and/or public health interventions, and
  • Confirm (by submitting an application for this scholarship) that s/he would not otherwise be able to pay for their proposed programme of study, and
  • Agree to undertaking a 3 month placement with PACF, in their London office, during the summer (whilst simultaneously undertaking their MSc project); and
  • Meet the School’s minimum English language requirements, as required for admission to study, if short-listed; and
  • Hold an offer of admission for 2017-18 for one of the following London-based MSc programmes of study: MSc Control of Infectious Diseases, MSc Epidemiology,MSc Health Policy, Planning & Financing, MSc Public Health and MSc Reproductive & Sexual Health.

Applicants should ensure they demonstrate outstanding experience and qualifications in their study and scholarship applications, as appropriate. Preference will be given to those candidates who show how their skills and knowledge might be applied to community HIV/AIDS interventions, and who explain how they will be effective catalysts of change in their communities, particularly with regard to community HIV/AIDS interventions, once they have completed their MSc programme of study.

Nationality: Nationals of sub-Saharan Africa are eligible to apply.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: A student must normally satisfy the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine general entrance requirements and the additional programme specific entrance requirements as follows: The normal minimum entrance qualification for registration at the School on a Master’s programme is at least one of the following:

  • A second-class honours degree of a UK university, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard, in a subject appropriate to that of the course of study to be followed
  • A registrable qualification appropriate to the course of study to be followed, in medicine, dentistry or veterinary studies

English Language Requirement: It is essential that all students should have an adequate command of the English language to benefit from studies at the School.

How to Apply: Applicants should complete both steps below by the scholarship deadline.

  • Step 1: Submit an application for an eligible 2017-18 London-based MSc programme of study, as per instructions under the ‘How to Apply’ tab on the relevant programme of study page, ensuring that all necessary supplementary documents (including references) are submitted via the Admissions portal as soon as possible to ensure that an offer of admission is held by the scholarship deadline.
  • Step 2: Submit an online scholarships application, selecting the option ‘PACF MSc Scholarships’. A completed Supplementary Questions Form for this scholarship must be uploaded as part of the Scholarship application. (This is the only document which should be uploaded on the Scholarships online application.)

Application Form

Application Deadline: The scholarship deadline is April 23, 2017.

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