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Monash University is delighted to offer Psychological Science Bursaries to both home and international students for the academic session of 2017. These bursaries are open to conduct bachelor study in Malaysia.

The aim of the bursaries is to encourage the study of Psychological Science.

Monash University Malaysia is in a unique position to offer the very best in higher education that is possible within Malaysia and the region.

Course Level: These bursaries are available to pursue Bachelor degree.

Study Subject: These bursaries are awarded in the field of Psychological Science.

Scholarship Award: These bursaries will cover the following:

  • RM2, 500 tuition fee waiver per semester. A total of RM15,000 for three years of study in Monash University Malaysia.

Numbers of Scholarships: Not known

Scholarship can be taken in Malaysia

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

  • Applicants must meet the minimum admission requirements (academic and English language proficiency) for the course.

Nationality: Applicants from all around the world can apply for these bursaries.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have previous year degree.

English Language Requirement: Applicants must include the original TOEFL or TWE test report with their application.

Undergraduate Scholarship

How to Apply: Applicants can apply by post.

  • Accept the offer to study at Monash University Malaysia, making sure you have completed all the relevant forms.
  • Complete the Scholarship Acknowledgement Form

Application Form

Application Deadline: The application deadlines for October intake fare followings:
International applicants:  August 4, 2017
Malaysian   applicants: October 13, 2017

 Scholarship Link

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The University of Sussex is offering PhD scholarship on ‘A global model of new contaminants in river systems’. UK, Europe (Non-UK), International (Non-UK/EU) students are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

The main objectives of this PhD project are to extend a continental-scale water quality model, “WorldQual” to include key pharmaceutical chemical residues, and to use the extended model to estimate the current levels of these residues in world river systems.

The University of Sussex is a public research university situated in Falmer, near Brighton in Sussex.[5] The university received its Royal Charter in August 1961,[6] and was a founding member of the 1994 Group of research-intensive universities promoting excellence in research and teaching.

Course Level: Scholarship is available to pursue PhD programme.

Study Subject: Scholarship is awarded in the field of Geography.

Scholarship Award: HEU fee waiver and RCUK stipend equivalents for 3.5 years.

Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility:

  • A Masters degree in geography or related discipline. In exceptional circumstances, candidates with other backgrounds may be considered. Non UK applicants will need to demonstrate IELTS qualification with 6.5 overall and not less than 6.0 in each section (or equivalent.) Please note that applications are welcome from non-UK applicants on the understanding that the fee waiver is set at Home/EU rates only.
  • Only full-time students will be accepted.

Nationality: UK, Europe (Non-UK), International (Non-UK/EU) students are eligible to apply for these scholarships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have master’s programme.

English language Requirements: 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.

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.              

Application Deadline: Closing date for applications is June 19, 2017.

Scholarship Link

Oxford Brookes University is offering de Rohan Scholarship at for September 2017 entry. The scholarship is awarded to one full-time or part-time student studying the MA Creative Writing, MA English, or MA History or MA by Research in the History of Art in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.

The de Rohan Scholarship is gifted by the de Rohan family in memoriam of their family members who met and fell in love whilst studying at Oxford Brookes.

Oxford Brookes University is a public university in Oxford, England. It can trace its origins to 1865 when the former Oxford School of Art was established. The university was renamed in 1992 to honour its former principal, John Henry Brookes.

Course Level: Scholarship is available for studying the MA Creative Writing, MA English, MA History, or MA by Research in the History of Art.

Study Subject: Scholarship is awarded at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Scholarship Award: The scholarship will provide a £7,000 payment towards the costs of your tuition fees and will be awarded on the basis of a personal statement.

Number of Scholarships: One scholarship is available.

Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility:Applicants must meet the following area for the scholarship:

  • Applications will only be accepted from students who have already been made a conditional or unconditional offer by Oxford Brookes University.
  • Students should apply for your place on the course and then submit your scholarship application.
  • The scholarships will be awarded on the basis of the personal statement. You should clearly explain why you are following the MA course; what you hope to contribute to the course and the discipline; and what you hope achieving the MA will contribute to your career and/or personal development.

Nationality: Students from UK are eligible.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have undergraduate degree.

How to Apply: Applications can be sent by post or via email.

Application Form

Application Deadline: The application deadline is June 26, 2017.

Scholarship Link

DAAD offers research grants to young foreign academics and scientists with an opportunity to carry out research and continue their education in Germany. This programme is intended to support doctoral projects in Germany.

Eligibility:

  • Applicant must be excellently-qualified young academics and scientists who have completed a Master’s degree or Diploma, or in exceptional cases a Bachelor’s degree at the latest by the time they begin their grant-supported research.
  • Applicants must not have graduated any longer than 6 years before the application deadline.
  • If applicant is already working on a PhD degree; then it shouldn’t have started longer than three years previously.
  • Applicants who have been staying in Germany for more than 15 months at the application deadline cannot be considered.
  • Language skills: for the arts, social sciences and law, at least a good knowledge of German is expected. For the natural sciences and engineering, proof of good English language skills may also be accepted if English is spoken at the host institute.

Scope:

  • PhD programmes at a state or state-recognised institution of higher education or a non-university research institute in Germany:
  • individual projects under the mentorship of a university teacher or academic guide or
  • participation in a structured doctoral study programme

Duration of the funding

  • maximum 3 years; can be extended up to 4 years (in exceptional cases);

Grant Value:

  • 750 euros/month – for graduates; 1,000 euros/month- for doctoral candidates
  • health, accident and personal liability insurance cover
  • Travel allowance
  • research allowance (once only)

Application documents

  1. Online application form
  2. CV in tabular form (not more than 3 pages)
  3. List of publications (not more than 10 pages)
  4. detailed research proposal and a description of previous research work (not more than 10 pages)
  5. In the case of individual projects mentored by a university teacher (academic adviser)
  6. Letter confirming supervision by a university teacher in Germany (academic adviser)
  7. Plan of research work
  8. Structured doctoral study programme: Letter of admission to a study programme; this can be subsequently submitted before the grant-supported research begins if it is not available at the time of application.
  9. Proof of existing contacts to the coordinator of the doctoral programme in the form of copies of correspondence.
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Organization DAAD
Fellowship Level Doctoral
Country Germany
Subject areas Social Sciences, Humanities, Law, Natural Sciences, Mathematics
Fellowship amount Varies according to qualifications
Eligibility Open for all nationalities
Deadline October 15th (yearly)
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Imp Note: The access to the DAAD portal opens about 6 weeks before the application deadline.

 

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Galilean School of Higher Education, University of Padova, Italy is offering scholarships to pursue master’s degree programme. Scholarships are available to foreign students.

The University of Padua is a premier Italian university located in the city of Padua, Italy. The University of Padua was founded in 1222 as a school of law and was one of the most prominent universities in early modern Europe.

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

Study Subject: At the Galilean School of Higher Education, students are recruited in the areas of Humanities (Classe di Scienze Morali), Natural Sciences (Classe di Scienze Naturali) and Social Sciences (Classe di Scienze Sociali).

Scholarship Award: Scholarship awards:

  • The School will reimburse one round trip ticket from/to the country of origin (economy class) up to 1.500,00 Euros for each Academic Year, and cover the cost of books and miscellaneous documented expenses of educational nature, authorized and within reasonable limits.
  • The School will provide free room and board in the University student houses and canteens.
  • The School reserves the right to assign a grant up to 5.000,00 Euros to the admitted students, as a contribution towards personal living expenses; this grant is subjected to the economic availability of the School and to the evaluation by a specific committee; no other scholarships will be compatible with this grant.

Number of Scholarships: Four scholarships are awarded.

Scholarship can be taken in Italy

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

This call is reserved to non-Italian citizens, residing outside Italy.

Applicants:

  • Must be eligible for enrolling in the 1st year of a Second Cycle Degree (Laurea Magistrale) of the University of Padova (for details on the pre-requisites, please check this link and, in particular, the admission notices);
  • Must hold a Bachelor degree and not be older than 26 at the time of application;
  • Must complete the online application between 23 March 2017, 1.00 pm (GMT+2) and 22 May 2017, 1.00 pm (GMT+2), at: https://uniweb.unipd.it/Home.do?cod_lingua=eng. (instructions for filling the application form are available here).

Nationality: This call is reserved to non-Italian citizens, residing outside Italy.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Students must hold a Bachelor degree and not be older than 26 at the time of application.

English language Requirements: Fluency in English is required; knowledge of the Italian language is not required, but it will be taken into consideration for the evaluation.

Scholarships in Italy

How to Apply: The on-line procedure requires the uploading of the following documents:

  • A copy of the passport (or identity card only for EU nationals);
  • A certified copy (on headed paper, signed and stamped by the awarding Institution) of the academic transcript of records in English with the indication of ECTS credits or the indication of the grading scale used by the Institution, if ECTS grading is not available. The transcript may be replaced by the Diploma Supplement, if available;
  • A copy of the First Level University Diploma (Bachelor Degree). If a Bachelor Degree hasn’t been obtained yet before the application deadline, the applicant must attach an official letter of the Home Institution, stating that the candidate is registered as a Bachelor student and that he will earn his/her Bachelor degree before July 31, 2017 (the date of graduation would be appreciated);
  • Curriculum Vitae in English (a template can be downloaded here). Please, indicate a valid skype address in the CV.

Application Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is May 22, 2017.

Scholarship Link

BITS Pilani invites applications for faculty positions. BITS Pilani offers positions from its campuses in Pilani, Goa, Hyderabad and Dubai. Institute offers on-campus faculty positions, off-campus faculty positions and Guest faculty.

Faculty positions- On-campus

Candidates must be motivated and research-focused, with outstanding academic background and potential to excel in research and teaching. Eligible candidates may apply for positions of Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor for campuses in Pilani, Goa, Hyderabad and Dubai in following disciplines:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • EEE & Instrumentation Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Pharmacy
  • Mathematics
  • Management
  • Computer Science & Info. Sys. Engineering
  • Biological Sciences
  • Economics & Finance
  • Humanities & Social Sci.

Requirements:

  • Candidates with a recent Ph.D. in the respective discipline will be considered for appointment as Assistant Professor
  • Candidates with post-PhD experience of 6 years or more may be considered for higher positions.
  • Candidates with Master’s degree in Engineering, and are interested in pursuing a Ph.D., will be considered for appointment as Lecturer for up to 6 years to enable them to contribute to teaching while pursuing a Ph.D. degree

Faculty Positions- Off Campus

Institutes also invites academicians and experienced industry professionals with an exceptional background to pursue an academic career as faculty members to teach in off-campus WILP programmes & mentor on-campus students undergoing Practice School in industry at Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Pune, Delhi (NCR), Mumbai.

  • Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering
  • EEE & Instrumentation Engineering
  • Management
  • Computer Science & Software Systems Engineering

Requirements:

  • ME/MTech degree holders will be considered for appointment as Lecturers.
  • Candidates with adequate relevant work experience, and/or holding PhD, will be considered for appointment as Assistant/Associate Professor.
  • Candidates with M.Sc. in Maths or Physics, and keen to pursue a career in Software Engg./Computer Sci, will be considered for appointment as Instructors.

Guest Faculty

Institute offers opportunities for suitably qualified professionals, especially from industry, with a passion to teach in these programmes on a part-time basis during evenings or weekends. Along with suitable honorarium, such an engagement will also provide opportunity to interact with our regular faculty, and participate in curriculum/content development

How to apply:

  • Eligible candidates may apply online only, with details of educational background, experience and academic achievements anytime on website
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Organization Birla Institute of Technology & Science
Fellowship Level Faculty
Country India
Subject areas Engineering, Biological Sciences, Computer Science, Humanities. Social Sciences
Fellowship amount Varies
Eligibility Master’s/PhD/Postdoc in relevant subject
Deadline 17th June 2017
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The Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences at the University of Limerick, Ireland, is offering a number of Fee Waivers and Scholarships to PhD candidates on a competitive basis.

As a leading Irish Business School in a public university system, KBS is committed to excellence in teaching, and to fostering knowledge and understanding of business and society within a diverse, research active and socially engaged environment.

Course Level: Scholarships are available to purse PhD programme.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded within the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.

Scholarship Award: Department/School Fee Waivers & Scholarships:

We also invite applications for the following Department/School Fee Waivers to the value of EU level PhD Fees €4,321.

  • Department of Politics and Public Administration: Up to Two One-Year PhD Fee Waivers for new PhD Applicants. (Ref: FWPPA).
  • Department of Sociology:  Two Fee Waivers:  1 three-year and 1 one-year fee waiver for new PhD applicants, to do research in any area related to the department’s research clusters and strengths (inequality, urban sociology, gender, health and illness, media, popular music and popular culture, family processes, migration, inter alia) (Ref:  FWSOC).
  • School of Law Two (2) Tutoring Scholarships (a full fee waiver in return for up to five hours tutoring per week for ten weeks of each semester) (Ref: FWLAW).
  • School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics: 1 One-Year PhD Fee Waiver for PhD applicants, beginning their studies in academic year 2017/18, to do research in any of the areas of expertise within the School (Ref: FWMLAL).

Scholarships:

  • School of Culture and Communication: Three MA (Research)/PhD scholarships (fees + €12,000 p.a.). These can be renewed twice, up to a total of three years’ funding. Those awarded the scholarships will be expected to teach up to five hours of tutorials per week. Candidates are expected to have worked closely with a potential PhD supervisor within the School in preparing their application. The School may offer fees and stipend, stipend only or fees only to successful candidates depending on their circumstances and the quality of their application. Applications are welcome in all areas of scholarship within the School: Irish language and literature, English, Journalism, Technical Communication and Instructional Design. (Ref: CCSCHOL)
  • School of Law: A scholarship for doctoral research students, in any area of law, beginning their studies in academic year 2017/18. One (1) Research Scholarship (a full fee waiver plus a €5000 stipend)  (Ref: LAWSCHOL). The scholarship is available for a period of one year initially, with the expectation of renewal for a further two years, subject to successful academic progress.

Number of Scholarships: Number of Fee Waivers and Scholarships are available.

Scholarship can be taken in Ireland

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

  • School of Culture and Communication: Three MA (Research)/PhD scholarships (fees + €12,000 p.a.). These can be renewed twice, up to a total of three years’ funding. Those awarded the scholarships will be expected to teach up to five hours of tutorials per week. Candidates are expected to have worked closely with a potential PhD supervisor within the School in preparing their application. The School may offer fees and stipend, stipend only or fees only to successful candidates depending on their circumstances and the quality of their application. Applications are welcome in all areas of scholarship within the School: Irish language and literature, English, Journalism, Technical Communication and Instructional Design. (Ref: CCSCHOL)
  • School of Law: A scholarship for doctoral research students, in any area of law, beginning their studies in academic year 2017/18. One (1) Research Scholarship (a full fee waiver plus a €5000 stipend)  (Ref: LAWSCHOL). The scholarship is available for a period of one year initially, with the expectation of renewal for a further two years, subject to successful academic progress.

Nationality: Applicants from the EU countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Republic of Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and the UK are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have their previous degree.

English language Requirements: If English is not your first language then you will need to show that your English language skills are at a high enough level to succeed in your studies.

Scholarships in Ireland

How to Apply: Complete the online application form and submit by the deadline for receipt of all application materials is 5pm (local Irish Time) May 12th 2017 (extended deadline).  Please supply 2 references to niamh.lenahan-at-ul.ie by 5pm, May 12th 2017. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.

Application Form

Application Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is May 12, 2017.

Scholarship Link

Griffith University is delighted to offer HLSS Honours Undergraduate Scholarship in Australia. This scholarship is available to the Australian citizens and New Zealand Citizens for the academic year 2017-2018.

 The aim of this programme to help students for their education and improve their skills and confidence.

Griffith University is a public research university in South East Queensland on the east coast of Australia. Formally founded in 1971, Griffith opened its doors in 1975, introducing Australia’s first degrees in environmental science and Asian studies. The University is named after Sir Samuel Walker Griffith, who was twice Premier of Queensland and the first Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia.

Course Level: The scholarship is available to pursue undergraduate programme.

Study Subject: This scholarship is awarded within the School of Humanities, Languages and Social Science Honours Programs.

Scholarship Award: The scholarship will cover $3,000.

Number of scholarship: Not known

 Scholarship can be taken in the Australia

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

  • Be an Australian citizen, permanent resident, permanent humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizens.
  • Have recently completed an undergraduate degree in Arts, communication or journalism.
  • Be enrolled in or be eligible for admissions into one of the following school of Humanities , Language and Social Science Honours programme for 2017:
  • Bachelor of Art (Honours) (2005 or 2007)
  • Bachelor of Languages and linguistic Honours (2023)
  • Bachelor of Journalism Honours (2104)
  • Bachelor of communication Honours (2105)
  • Have a GPA of 6 or above.

Nationality: Australian Citizens, Permanent Residents, Permanent Humanitarian Visa Holders or New Zealand Citizens are eligible to apply.

College Admission Requirement

 Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have recently completed an undergraduate degree.

Undergraduate scholarship

 How to Apply: Applicants can apply via online.

Online Application

 Application Deadline: The application deadline is July 2, 2017.

Scholarship Link

The University of Birmingham is pleased to announce three scholarship awards of £3000 for Egyptian based students applying for entry to an undergraduate programme at the University starting September 2017. Applicants from Egypt can apply for this scholarship.

The University of Birmingham is a public research university located in Edgbaston, Birmingham, United Kingdom

Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for undergraduate degree programme.

Study Subject: Scholarships are available in Arts and Law, Life and Environmental Sciences, Social Sciences.

Number of Awards: Three scholarships are available.

Scholarship Award: The scholarship award is for £3000 towards tuition fees for the first year only of a full-time undergraduate degree programme at the University starting September 2017.

Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility: Please note that students already registered and studying on a program at the University of Birmingham in the UK, and students applying for MBChB Medicine and Surgery or BDS Dental Surgery are not eligible for this scholarship.

In order to be eligible, candidates must:

  • Have received an offer and selected the University of Birmingham as their firm choice for a full-time undergraduate programme starting September 2017. The student must be entering the first year of an undergraduate programme based at Birmingham’s UK campus.
  • Meet the academic conditions of their offer to the programme.
  • Be classed as Egyptian domiciled and as an Egyptian national.
  • Be classed by the University as an overseas fee payer for tuition fee purposes and be able to pay the outstanding tuition fees not covered by the scholarship.
  • Have sufficient funds to cover the full cost of living at the University of Birmingham, plus any visa/travel expenses associated with studying in the UK.
  • Start their studies at the University in September 2017 (the scholarship award cannot be deferred). Be registered with, and have their undergraduate study application attached to our local representative – ‘GlobalStudyUK’.
  • Accept an offer from the University of Birmingham and be in contact with ‘GlobalStudyUK’ by 1 July 2017.

Nationality: Applicants from Egypt can apply for this scholarship.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have their previous degree.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.

Scholarships in UK

How to Apply: To apply for the scholarship students will need to have accepted an offer from the University of Birmingham and be in contact with ‘GlobalStudyUK’ by 1 July 2017. Selection for the award will be based on academic merit with the decisions announced in late July. The full scholarship will be awarded upon enrolment on studies in September 2017.

Application Deadline: The application deadline is July 1, 2017.

Scholarship Link

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Open to all nationals

icon  National University of Ireland (NUI), Galway

icon 30 Aug 2017

icon Partial Funding, €6,000

More about this scholarship

  • P.J. Mara Scholarship in History, 2017 is open to students who are enrolling into MA in History at the National University of Ireland, Galway.
  • Applicants of P.J. Mara Scholarship in History, 2017 must have accepted an offer of a place onto MA in History at the University.
  • Applicants are required to have at least an H2.1 in History or a related discipline at BA level or equivalent.
  • Candidates applying for P.J. Mara Scholarship in History, 2017 will receive the award after they are enrolled into the program.

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