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Averis Sdn Bhd is inviting applications for its undergraduate scholarship Programme open to Malaysia citizens. These scholarships provide tuition fee funding for a three-year programme, employment and career growth for its scholars.

The aim of the scholarship is to provide financial help to Malaysian citizens.

Averis is a world-class provider of global business services, dedicated to meeting the technological, market and business challenges faced by our clients worldwide. At Averis, we aim to be reliable, accurate and service-oriented. Our vision is to provide our clients with the best scalable and cost-effective outsourced global business solutions in real-time.

Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue undergraduate programme.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in the following subjects:

  • BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance
  • BA (Hons) Accounting

Scholarship Award: Averis Scholarship funds up to 100% of tuition fee for a three-year undergraduate programme.

Number of Scholarships: Not Known

Scholarship can be taken in Malaysia

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

The scholarship is open to all Malaysian citizens aged 23 or below, who have an unconditional offer for undergraduate studies by the time the scholarship is awarded. Those in their first or second year of university studies may also apply.

Eligibility:

SPM / O-Levels
6As including A in Modern Mathematics, English, Science (for IT degrees), pass all subjects; and fulfil the requirements of one of the following pre-university programmes.

  • A-Levels: ABB
  • SAM: ATAR 88
  • CPU/CMP: 88%
  • Foundation: 3.4
  • STPM: 3.4
  • UEC: 5As & 10 points

Additional Criteria:

  • Applicants must successfully gain entry into the fields of study and the respective programmes shortlisted by Averis.
  • Preference will be given to those who are active in co-curriculum activities and/or of lower family income bracket.

Nationality: Malaysian citizens are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

Malaysia Scholarships

How to Apply: Kindly obtain and submit your application form with all required documents (certified copies of examination transcripts) to UCSI University Kuala Lumpur (South Wing Campus), Student Affairs and Alumni. myco-op-at-ucsiuniversity.edu.my.

Application Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is July 18, 2017.

Scholarship Link

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The School of Economics at University of Queensland is looking for excellent applicants for its Economics Scholarships programme. These scholarships are available for Malaysian applicants to pursue an Undergraduate or Postgraduate degree.

The aim of the scholarships is to establish a strong connection with Malaysia, attracting high-achieving students and we are proud of their contribution to the UQ student body.

The University of Queensland is an Australian research university primarily located in Queensland’s capital city, Brisbane. The University of Queensland (UQ) is one of Australia’s leading research and teaching institutions

Course Level: These scholarships are available for pursuing an Undergraduate or Postgraduate degree.

Study Subject:  Scholarships are awarded in the field of Economics.

Scholarship Award: These scholarships will cover – up to 50% of tuition fees.

Numbers of Scholarships: Not known.

Scholarship can be taken in Australia.

Eligibility: Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Students will need to make a separate application to UQ International Admissions for entry into the Bachelor of Economics or the Master Coursework Programs.
  • Students who have studied A Levels, STPM, GCE, SAM, AUSMAT, UEC, or Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) (or equivalent pre university studies) in Malaysia can apply for these scholarships.
  • Students must have a GPA equivalent to a 6 on a 7 point scale at UQ and also meet the UQ Math entry requirement.
  • Students from a science/math background are strongly encouraged to apply.

Nationality:  Malaysian applicants are eligible for these scholarships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement:  Applicants should have a GPA equivalent to a 6 on a 7 point scale .

English Language Requirement: To meet the UQ’s English language proficiency requirements, you must demonstrate one of the following:

  • Four semesters of Sound Achievement or better in Queensland authority English or English for ESL Learners (or equivalent). Less than four semesters may be considered for some programs..
  • At least 6.5 overall and a minimum of 6.0 in each sub-band of the IELTS or equivalent test. Some programs have higher English proficiency requirements. See each program page for more information.
  • Other equivalent tests such as the TOEFL or PTE are also accepted and other qualifications and experience may also be considered.
  • Study Abroad and Incoming Exchange students are only required to meet a program’s overall score requirement (e.g. 6.5 IELTS or 87 TOEFL or 64 PTE).

Malaysia Scholarship

How to Apply:  The mode of application is online. Submit an application form with the following documents through a registered UQ International Education Representative or directly to The University of Queensland International Admissions:

  • University academic transcripts
  • Senior high school academic transcripts
  • Motivation letter
  • 2 reference letters
  • Resume/CV
  • Current IELTS or TOEFL certificate

Application Form

Application Deadline: The application deadline is October 6, 2017.

Scholarship Link

Brief description:

FINCAD established the annual FINCAD Women in Finance Scholarship to encourage and support outstanding women in the field of finance to pursue graduate-level studies.

Host Institution(s):

Any university accredited by the national or international body approved for that purpose in the country where the university is situated.

Level/Field(s) of study:

Graduate-level program in Finance particularly relating to the use of derivatives in capital markets and/or financial risk management

Number of Scholarships:

Not specified

Target group:

Women of any age and citizenship

Scholarship value/inclusions:

The scholarship is an award of US$10,000.

Eligibility:

The scholarship is open to women of any age and citizenship who are studying Finance in a graduate-level program.

Application instructions:

Deadline for applications is 30 June 2017.

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

Website:

Official Scholarship Website: http://www.fincad.com/about-fincad/corporate-information/scholarship

Applications are invited for the new Spotcap Fintech Fellowship open to British citizens. Fellowship is available to pursue master’s degree or MBA at an accredited British university starting in September/October 2017.

The aim of the Spotcap master’s degree or MBA Fellowship is to enable and encourage academically able students from British.

Spotcap is a leading global fintech company focused on online lending, a sector worth trillions of pounds. Our mission is to provide flexible finance to both established and growing small and medium-sized companies.

Course Level: This fellowship is available to pursue master’s degree or MBA programme at an accredited British university starting in September/October 2017.

Study Subject: This fellowship is awarded in finance, business, management, law, design, computer engineering.

Scholarship Award: Fellowship has a value of up to £8,000 towards the cost of a master’s degree or MBA

Number of Scholarships: One fellowship is available.

Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for fellowship:

  • An offer of admission to a master’s or MBA programme at an accredited British university starting in September/October 2017
  • A British citizen or resident
  • Achieved or expected to achieve a 2.1 or above in undergraduate degree
  • A demonstrable interest in a fintech related field, with an intention to work in fintech upon graduation

Nationality: British citizens are eligible to apply for this fellowship programme.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must be achieved or expected to achieve a 2.1 or above in undergraduate degree.

English language Requirements: Students need to demonstrate that they have a good level of written.

MBA scholarships

How to Apply: The successful applicant must:

  • CV
    Work experience, education and extra curricular
  • One-page cover letter
    Academic interests, achievements and career aspirations
  • Mini essay
    In written or video format, an answer to ‘What sparked your interest in fintech?’ (500 words/3 minutes max)
  • Shortlisted applicants will be asked to provide proof of admission to a master’s/MBA programme, transcript(s) and two references

Application Deadline: The application deadline is July 31, 2017.

Scholarship Link

The University College Dublin is currently accepting applications for UCD Ad Astra Academic Scholarship Programme to be undertaken an undergraduate degree programme.

The programme is designed to further foster their talents by providing these students with a range of benefits, mentoring and development opportunities to allow them to perform to their full potential.

UCD is strongly committed to encouraging students with exceptional talents to develop their abilities to their full potential.

Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing the undergraduate programme.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in the field of Science, Law, Business, Medicine, Nursing, Engineering, Actuarial & Financial Studies, Psychology, Physiotherapy and Veterinary Medicine.

Scholarship Award: Ad Astra scholars benefit from a scholarship, mentoring and a range of tailored supports. The value of the scholarship for new scholars entering the programme in September 2017 is €3,000 which can be used to offset the cost of fees, accommodation, or used as a bursary. If wishing to live on campus, Ad Astra scholars may avail of allocated on-campus accommodation and have their scholarship allowance applied in part payment. In addition to this scholars receive a range of academic privileges which include:

  • The support of a dedicated academic mentor
  • A programme of workshops and seminars by academics, distinguished alumni and guest speakers throughout the year to develop the scholars’ academic and personal potential.
  • Networking and development opportunities
  • The scholarship is tenable for 4 years or for the duration of the programme, whichever is the lesser, subject to meeting the criteria for scholarship renewal each year.

Scholarship can be taken in Ireland

Eligibility: Prospective Students – School Leavers

Ad Astra Academic Scholarships for September 2016 onwards will be awarded on the basis of the academic criteria of 6 H1’s in the first sitting of the Leaving Cert (or A Level equivalent), as well as an online application. The application will consist of a personal statement and a statement of achievement ‘beyond the classroom’.  Achievement ‘beyond the classroom’ could include:

  • Achievement in national competition such as Young Scientist, Maths Olympiad or Debating
  • Evidence of active citizenship or volunteering for example through a Silver or Gold Gaisce Award
  • Evidence of innovation or entrepreneurship
  • Evidence of leadership in a school, club or sporting context
  • Achievement in cultural, musical or artistic pursuits

Nationality: Citizens of all nationalities are eligible to apply.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: The Academic scholarship is only available for people who have no prior degree.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirement: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

Ireland Scholarships

How to Apply: Students must complete the UCD Ad Astra Academy – Academic Scholarship application form online.

Application Form

Application Deadline: The application deadline is August 21, 2017.

Scholarship Link

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icon Economics and Finance

Open to all nationals

icon  Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF)

icon 30 Jun 2017

icon Partial Funding, .

More about this scholarship

  • Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance is offering EIEF Visiting Positions in Economics and Finance, 2017 to young and established scholars for the year 2018-19.
  • Applicants of EIEF Visiting Positions in Economics and Finance, 2017 are expected to contribute to the environment of the research institute intellectually.
  • Application form with an indication of the time of the year they will be available must be submitted by the applicants of EIEF Visiting Positions in Economics and Finance, 2017.
  • Candidates who are willing to stay for more than a month and be willing to visit during the academic year (September-June) will be given preference.

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The African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) is offering Masters Fellowships for Kenyan students admitted to any one of the CMAP universities. Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

AERC’s mission is to strengthen local capacity for conducting independent, rigorous inquiry into the problems facing the management of economies in sub-Saharan Africa.

The African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) was established in 1988 as a public not-for-profit organization devoted to the advancement of economic policy research and training in Africa.

Course Level: Fellowships are available for pursuing master’s programme any one of the following CMAP universities: Addis Ababa University (Ethiopia), University of Botswana, University of Dar es Salaam (Tanzania), University of Cape Coast (Ghana), University of Ghana (Legon), University of Nairobi (Kenya), University of Mauritius (University of Namibia), University of Malawi and University of Zimbabwe.

Study Subject: Fellowships are awarded in the field of Economics.

Scholarship can be taken in Africa

Number of Scholarships: Not Known

Eligibility: To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must:

  • Be a Kenyan citizen;
  • Have applied and been admitted to any one of the listed CMAP universities;
  • Have attained at least a Second Class Honours (Upper Division) or equivalent in Economics or related field from an accredited university;
  • Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

Nationality: Citizens of Kenya can apply to apply.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have undergraduate degree.

How to Apply: Interested applicants must submit their applications for admission directly to the respective universities (application procedure can be obtained from the respective university’s website). Upon receipt of an admission letter from a specific university, applicants shall upload the following documents on to the AERC scholarship portal.

  • Application cover letter;
  • Curriculum Vitae;
  • Evidence of admission at any of the universities listed above; and
  • Certified copies of transcripts and certificates

Application Form

Application Deadline: The deadline for applying for the scholarship is May 12, 2017.

Scholarship Link

Heriot-Watt University is offering Economics PhD Scholarships for September 2017 entry. International students are eligible to apply for these scholarships.

Heriot-Watt University is a public university based in Edinburgh, Scotland. It was established in 1821 as the world’s first mechanics’ institute. It has campuses in the Scottish Borders, Orkney, Dubai, and Putrajaya in Malaysia.

Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue PhD programme.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in the field of Economics.

Scholarship Award: Scholarships of £14,296 (the annual stipend) plus a research support allowance of £2,250 value will be awarded.

Number of Scholarships: Three scholarships are available.

Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • All applications will be reviewed within the relevant department with a shortlisting decision made based on qualifications, the research proposal and the availability of a supervisory team. Scholarship applicants must have the equivalent of a Masters degree with an average mark of 65% or higher.  Applicants who are unsure if their qualifications meet the minimum criteria should contact the PhD student administrator to discuss their application (c.a.murray-at-hw.ac.uk). Please note that possession of the minimum qualifications does not guarantee short listing for the interview.

Nationality: International students are eligible to apply for these scholarships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Scholarship applicants must have the equivalent of a Masters degree with an average mark of 65% or higher.

English language Requirements: If you have not already studied a degree programme that was taught and examined in the medium of English we require evidence of language proficiency. For IELTS: the minimum overall IELTS score is 6.5 with no score lower than 6.0 in Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening.

How to Apply: The mode of application is online.

Application Form

Application Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is May 31, 2017.

Scholarship Link

The Collaborative Masters in Agricultural and Applied Economics (CMAAE) is seeking students for the MSc scholarships. Scholarships are available in the area of Agricultural and applied Economics for the 2017-2018 academic year.

The aim of the scholarships is to strengthen local individual and institutional capacity to conduct independent, rigorous inquiry into problems pertinent to the management of Sub-Saharan African economies through synergistic programmes combining economic research with postgraduate training in economics.

African Economic Research Consortium is a premier capacity building institution in the advancement of research and graduate training that inform economic policies in Africa.

Course Level: These scholarships are available to pursue the master degree.

Study Subject: These scholarships are awarded in the field of Agricultural and applied Economics.

Scholarship Award: These scholarships will cover the following:

  • In its 3-year programme, our funding agency, in cooperation with the CMAAE Programme of AERC, is offering up to 50 in-region scholarships for the Master of Science Programme in Agricultural and applied Economics

Numbers of Scholarships: Up to 50 scholarships are available.

Scholarship can be taken in Africa

Eligibility: Applicants must meet the following area for these scholarships:

  • Must be nationals of Ghana, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda or Ethiopia;
  • Must have attained a First Class or a Second Class Honours (Upper Division) degree in Agricultural Economics or related field from a recognized university;
  • Must be willing to work in their country government ministries/ institutions upon graduation.

Nationality: Applicants of Ghana, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda or Ethiopia can apply for these scholarships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have a First Class or a Second Class Honours (Upper Division) degree.

English Language Requirement: Applicants should have a good command in the English language.

Master Scholarships

How to Apply: Applicants can apply via online mode.

  • Scholarship application letter;
  • Curriculum vitae;
  • MSc admission letter or temporary/provisional admission letter, or an official letter assuring admission with fee structure;
  • Certified copies of University transcripts and certificates;
  • Academic reference from at least a Senior Lecturer;

Online application

Application Deadline: The application deadline is June 15, 2017.

Scholarship Link

More about this scholarship

  • Applicants of LSE Lee Family Scholarship, 2017 should be nationals of, domiciled in  mainland China or Hong Kong SAR.
  • Students can apply for taught master’s programs within Department of Accounting, the Department of Economics or the Department of Finance.
  • Candidates applying for LSE Lee Family Scholarship, 2017 must have recieved either a conditional or an unconditional offer of admission from LSE.
  • Applicants of LSE Lee Family Scholarship, 2017 must be full-time students on a one-year taught master’s program.

icon Masters

icon Accounting, Economics, Finance

Open to applicants of China and Hong Kong

icon  The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

icon 26 Apr 2017

icon Partial Funding, £15,000

 

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