Archive for the ‘Training’ Category

icon Training & Short courses, Other

icon Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Open to US nationals

icon  American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP)

icon 13 Jul 2017

icon Partial Funding, $1,000

More about this scholarship

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) provides an opportunity to participate in the 2017 Systems of Care Special Program Clinical Projects.

Eligibility

  • Applicants of Systems Of Care Special Program Clinical Projects must be enrolled in a residency program in the United States.
  • He/She must be a child and adolescent psychiatry residents at the time of the AACAP Annual Meeting in October 2016.
  • Candidates in their first or second year of child fellowship training are eligible.
  • Triple Boarders in their fourth or fifth year of training in their triple board programs are eligible as well.
  • Members of the AACAP qualify for the program.
  • Applicants of Systems Of Care Special Program Clinical Projects whose membership application is pending at the time of application can apply as well.

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icon Masters, PhD

icon Engineering

Open to nationals of CERN Member or Associate States

icon  CERN

icon 04 Sep 2017

icon Partial Funding, stipend + Insurance + travel expenses

More about this scholarship

The European Organization for Nuclear Research is offering CERN Graduate Engineering Training Fellowship, 2017 to recent graduates who wish to work for one or two years in an international environment.

Eligibility criteria:

  • CERN Graduate Engineering Training Fellowship, 2017 is open to nationals of CERN Member or the Associate States.
  • Applicants applying in experimental or theoretical physics must hold a Ph.D. or are about to finish your thesis.
  • Candidates applying in applied science, computing or engineering must hold a university degree or a technical engineer qualification.
  • Applicants with an MSc or higher diploma should have no more than ten years relevant experience.
  • Applicants with only a BSc or technical engineer diploma should have no more than four years experience.
  • Applicants who are currently preparing a diploma are eligible to apply for CERN Graduate Engineering Training Fellowship, 2017.

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icon Training & Short courses

icon Music

Open to all nationals except Americans

icon  Musicians Institute (MI)

icon 01 Sep 2017

icon Partial Funding, $1,000 per quarter

More about this scholarship

Musicians Institute is offering International Musicians Merit Scholarship, 2017 to support international advanced musicians with their educational development.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Applicants of International Musicians Merit Scholarship, 2017 must be International students with a valid F-1 visa.
  • Applicants must have applied for admission by the deadline.
  • Applicants should be entering the program for the first-time.
  • The scholarship may be applicable to Certificate or Degree in Guitar, Bass, Vocal, Drum, or Keyboard Performance programs or Degree in Music Composition program while MI Select and MI Select Express programs are ineligible.
  • Candidates applying for International Musicians Merit Scholarship, 2017 must maintain a GPA of 3.5 to continue receiving the scholarship.

Documents required:

  • An essay in one page describing themselves, why they should be considered for the scholarship, musical background, aspirations and any other relevant information
  • YouTube URL to a page which contains 3 performances: 2 songs in 2 different styles in an ensemble setting (i.e. accompanied by at least one other live musician) and 1 solo piece

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icon Masters, PhD, Training & Short courses

icon Comparative Studies in Adult Education & Lifelong Learning

Open to all nationals

icon  German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

icon 30 Sep 2017

icon Partial Funding,

More about this scholarship

  • The University of Wurzburg is offering Scholarships for Comparative Studies in Adult Education & Lifelong Learning, 2017 to master and doctoral students from around the world.
  • Students who are enrolled in programs that are closely related to adult education and lifelong learning can apply for Scholarships for Comparative Studies in Adult Education & Lifelong Learning, 2017. Although interdisciplinary approaches will also be considered.
  • Scholarships for Comparative Studies in Adult Education & Lifelong Learning, 2017 are being funded by German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).

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icon Training & Short courses

icon Community and Environmental Schemes

Open to Scottish nationals

icon  South of Scotland Youth Awards Trust

icon 31 Dec 2017

icon Partial Funding, £200 to £2,000

iconOrganizations in developing countries or in the U.K

More about this scholarship

South of Scotland Youth Awards Trust is to provide support to young people to improve their self-confidence and broaden their experience.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Applicant’s home address must be within either Dumfries & Galloway or the Scottish Borders council areas.
  • Applicants of South Of Scotland Youth Awards Trust, 2017 must be aged 17 and not over 25 years of age at the time of application.
  • The candidates applying for South Of Scotland Youth Awards Trust, 2017 must be able to fund the balance of the cost of the project by their own efforts.
  • The Trustees take into account the amount raised by the individual applicant.

 

The West Africa Centre for Crop Improvement (WACCI) is delighted to announce PhD Training Scholarship in Plant Breeding at WACCI, University of Ghana. Ghanaian, as well as International applicants, are eligible to apply for this scholarship program.

The aim of the scholarship is to provide financial help to Ghanaian as well as International applicants.

The West Africa Centre for Crop Improvement (WACCI) is a partnership between the University of Ghana (UG) and Cornell University, USA that was established in June 2007 with funding from the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) at the University of Ghana to train Plant Breeders in Africa working on the improvement of African crops in local environments for farmers in Africa.

Course Level: Scholarship is available to pursue PhD programme.

Study Subject: Scholarship is awarded in the field of Plant Breeding at WACCI, University of Ghana.

Scholarship Award: Anglophone Students:

The provision for supervision covers airfare, local travel, and subsistence for supervisory visits to students carrying out research in their home countries as well as allowances for both University of Ghana and in-country supervisors.

Francophone Students:

  • The provision for supervision covers airfare, local travel, and subsistence for supervisory visits to students carrying out research in their home countries as well as allowances for both University of Ghana and in-country supervisors
  • Francophone students benefit from an English language proficiency course before and during their first year at WACCI. The amount covers stipends, accommodation, airfare and tuition for the 2-month pre-enrolment course as well as tuition for the post-enrolment programme, which runs concurrently with PhD coursework.

Number of Scholarships: Not Known

Scholarship can be taken in Ghana

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

The WACCI program is specifically for full-time, professional plant breeders who will make their careers breeding new cultivars of food crops.

Prospective students should be under the age of 40 and must:

  • Have an MSc/MPhil in Plant Breeding, Plant Genetics, Plant Pathology, Horticulture, Crop Science, Applied Entomology or Applied Nematology, or an equivalent degree.
  • Hold the position of an agricultural research scientist in a national research institute or university, so that they can return to their home countries to conduct the field research for their PhD theses.

Applicants who have not been instructed in English at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels must have a test score of at least 550 (paper test) or 213 (computer test) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). For more information on the TOEFL test, please contact the United States Information Service. (USIS) at the USA Embassy or Consulate in your home country or contact TOEFL directly at P.O.Box 6155, Princeton, New Jersey, 08541.6155, U.S.A.

Nationality: Ghanaian, as well as International applicants, are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have an MPhil or MSc. research in Plant Breeding, Plant Genetics, Plant Pathology, Horticulture, Crop Science, Applied Entomology, Applied Nematology or related fields.

English Language Requirements: Applicants who have not been instructed in English at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels must have a test score of at least 550 (paper test) or 213 (computer test) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). For more information on the TOEFL test, please contact the United States Information Service.

How to Apply: To apply, please complete an online form on the University of Ghana Graduate Admissions Page, Please find the links below

For more details on how to apply please visit the University of Ghana Graduate Admissions Page

  • Online Application for Ghanaian Post Graduate Applicants –Apply Now
  • Online Application for International Post Graduate Applicants –Apply Now

Please remember to:

For PhD applicants

  • uploaded an academic transcript, copies of certificates (First Degree and Master’s Degree), PhD Proposal (Concept Note) and a copy of your CV online and
  • provide the email addresses of (3) referees on the online form

For MPhil applicants

  • Upload academic transcripts, copies of the first-degree certificate and
  • Provide the email addresses of (3) referees on the online form

Application Form

Application Deadline: Applications must be received by July 30, 2017.

Scholarship Link

The University of Science and Technology of Hanoi (USTH) is offering Scholarships for PhD Training Program. Scholarships will be equivalent to 25% to 100 % of tuition fee, depending on the evaluation of each student.

USTH mission is to provide high-quality human resource in Science and Technology serving for the development of research and technology transfer, for the demand of socio – economic development of Vietnam and at the same time making all efforts to become an excellent research oriented University in Vietnam, reaching the regional and international standards.

University of Science and Technology of Hanoi (USTH), also – called “Vietnam-France University” is a unique International Public University in Hanoi established in 2009 under the Intergovernmental Agreement between Vietnam and France.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing PhD training program.

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

Scholarship Award: The scholarship will be equivalent to 25% to 100 % of tuition fee, depending on the evaluation of each student.

Number of Scholarships: Not Known

Scholarship can be taken in  Vietnam    

Eligibility: PhD student who meets one of the following criteria may be considered for the scholarship by the University of Science and Technology of Hanoi:    

  • Having graduated from Bachelor and Master Programs with very good level and upwards;
  • Having done scientific publications (on domestic or international journals) or achieving the scientific research awards at a provincial or a national level

  Nationality: Vietnamese and international students can apply for these scholarships.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement:

  1. Degrees
  • Applicant hold a Master degree in the field of application or a field relevant to the field of application;
  • Applicant hold a Bachelor degree in the field of application or a field relevant to the field of application, with the excellent grade (GPA from 9.0/10 onwards);
  • Author of 01 scientific publication or scientific report in the related field, published in the scientific journal or conference proceedings with oral presentation within 03 years (36 months) counting to the registration date.
  1. Outline of the research proposal:
  • The research proposal must include the following information:
  • Topic or field of research;
  • Reason for the choice of the topic or field of research;
  • Overview of the research related to the topic or field of research;
  • Target of the research;
  • Implemention plan for each period of training;
  • Experience, knowledge, understanding and preparations of applicants for the intended topic or field of research;
  • Expected conditions for the laboratory and the research funding;
  • Expected results;
  • Intended plan for working after graduation;
  • Proposal on supervisors

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirement:

  • Applicants, who have the full-time Bachelor and/or Master degrees abroad and whose study language is English, shall be exempted from providing foreign language certificates.
  • Valid English certificates TOEFL iBT 45 and above or IELTS 5.0 and above delivered by a certified international and Vietnamese examination organization within 2 years (24 months) counting from the application date.

How to Apply: Application form in English as in the template provided by USTH;

  • Valid copies of degrees, certificates, transcripts of Bachelor and Master Levels. In case these papers are provided by a foreign university, the applicants should include the provisions to evaluate the study result of that university;
  • Valid copies of the foreign language certificates as regulated;
  • Applicant’s letter presenting his/her desire (motivation Letter);
  • Most updated resume in English (CV) presenting clearly the study process and achievements, professional experience or those of student activities;
  • Letters of scientific guidance acceptance from supervisors and co-supervisors;
  • Letters of recommendation from two Vietnamese or foreign professors on the applicants’ professional capacity;
  • Summary of the research topic (Maximum of 10 A4 pages)
  • List of publications on National and International Magazines (if any)
  • Awards, prizes (if any)
  • Application to the USTH excellence Scholarship.

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

Scholarship Link

Brief description:

The Endeavour VET Scholarship provides financial support for international applicants to undertake VET at a Diploma, Advanced Diploma or Associate Degree level in any field in Australia for up to two and a half years. VET provides occupational or work-related knowledge and skills. The courses are directly related to a trade, occupation or ‘vocation’ in which the applicant participates. These courses exclude degree and higher level programmes normally delivered by universities.

Host Institution(s):

Universities or Higher Educations Institutions in Australia.

Level/Fields of Study:

Diploma, Advanced Diploma or Associate Degree level in any field of study offered at Australian Universities

Number of Awards:

Not specified.

Target group:

Americas: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, United States of America, Uruguay, Venezuela.

Asia: Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, China (People’s Republic), Hong Kong SAR, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea (Republic of Korea – South), Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Vietnam.

The Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago.

Europe: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France (including Reunion), Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Kingdom (including Northern Ireland).

Middle East: Afghanistan, Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Yemen.

Pacific: Fiji, French Polynesia, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia (Federated states), Nauru, New Caledonia, New Zealand* (including Cook Islands, Niue and Tokelau), Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Wallis and Futuna.

Scholarship value/inclusions/duration:

The scholarship value is up to $131,000. It includes travel allowance ($AUD 3,000), establishment allowance ($AUD 4,000), monthly stipend ($AUD 3,000; up to maximum programme duration on a pro-rata basis). Health and travel insurance will also be provided.  It will also include tuition fees up to the maximum study duration (up to $13,000 per calendar year).

The scholarship duration is 1 – 2.5 years.

Eligibility:

To be eligible for Endeavour Vocational Education and Training (VET) Scholarship, applicants must:

•  be aged 18 years or over at the commencement of their programme

•  be a citizen and/or permanent resident of a participating country (see above)

•  commence their proposed programme after 1 January 2018 and no later than 30 November 2018. Applicants who have already commenced or will commence their intended programme prior to 2018 are not eligible to apply

•  provide all relevant supporting documentation

• not currently hold or have completed, since 1 January 2016, an Australian Government sponsored scholarship and/or fellowship (directly administered to recipients by the Australian Government)

•  not apply for a category in which they have already completed an Endeavour Scholarship or Fellowship.

Application instructions:

As part of the eligibility requirements, Endeavour Vocational Education and Training Scholarship applicants must attach a formal admission letter from their proposed Australian institution. A conditional admission letter will be accepted at the time of application. Commencement must be for the 2018 academic year.

Applications are submitted through the Endeavour Online (EOL) system. The deadline for 2017 Round is 30 June 2017.

It is important to read the 2018 Endeavor Application Guidelines and visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Website:

Official Scholarship Website: https://internationaleducation.gov.au/Endeavour%20program/Scholarships-and-Fellowships/Pages/default.aspx

Asherah Foundation is offering Second Chance Scholarships for international women. Scholarships are available for pursuing postsecondary education or technical training programme.

The Asherah Foundation, Inc. is the United States 501(3)c organization dedicated to providing Second Chance Scholarships to Women around the World. In its inaugural year, this dynamic organization has developed a dedicated international constituent base.

Their mission is to provide second chances for women around the world to obtain a postsecondary credential.

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 postsecondary education or technical training programme.

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

Scholarship Award: The monetary dollar amount of this award shall be up to (US) $2,500.00 per semester and may be renewable for the next consecutive semester. This award shall be applied to expenses pertaining to a four-year college degree, associate degree, an accredited vocation/training program, or other postsecondary credential for the payment of costs relating to the recipient’s registration costs, tuition and related expenses for books, lab fees, and other classroom supplies and fees required under the recipient’s school curriculum.

Eligibility: The recipient shall be a female who will receive benefits under the Scholarship, subject to the terms and conditions set out below. Recipients shall be chosen by the Foundation based strictly on the following criteria:

  • Must be committed to the pursuit of postsecondary education and/or training.
  • Must demonstrate financial inability to attain further education/training without the Scholarship.
  • Must provide high school transcript, current transcript from current school, or other documentation of educational progress.
  • Must demonstrate personal discipline and perseverance.
  • Must complete Foundation current essay requirement: “Why This Scholarship Will Give Me A Second Chance,” to be no less than 500 words and no more than 1000 words.
  • Must provide two letters of recommendation.
  • Must provide two references with contact information included.
  • Must have been accepted into an accredited college or university degree program or a vocational or training institution

Nationality: Women around the world are eligible to apply.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.50 (on scale of 4.00) in such postsecondary programs.

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.

How to Apply: Applications can be sent via email or by post. Before students mail their application, please verify the following items are completed and enclosed.

  • Completed and signed application
  • Two letters of recommendation (The writer may mail the letter directly to the address above or may be enclosed with your application)
  • Official copy of latest transcript
  • Documentation of current financial need
  • Essay
  • Photo (optional)

Application Form

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

Scholarship Link

Brief description:

The Endeavour VET Scholarship provides financial support for international applicants to undertake VET at a Diploma, Advanced Diploma or Associate Degree level in any field in Australia for up to two and a half years. VET provides occupational or work-related knowledge and skills. The courses are directly related to a trade, occupation or ‘vocation’ in which the applicant participates. These courses exclude degree and higher level programmes normally delivered by universities.

Host Institution(s):

Universities or Higher Educations Institutions in Australia.

Level/Fields of Study:

Diploma, Advanced Diploma or Associate Degree level in any field of study offered at Australian Universities

Number of Awards:

Not specified.

Target group:

Americas: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, United States of America, Uruguay, Venezuela.

Asia: Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, China (People’s Republic), Hong Kong SAR, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea (Republic of Korea – South), Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Vietnam.

The Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago.

Europe: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France (including Reunion), Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Kingdom (including Northern Ireland).

Middle East: Afghanistan, Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Yemen.

Pacific: Fiji, French Polynesia, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia (Federated states), Nauru, New Caledonia, New Zealand* (including Cook Islands, Niue and Tokelau), Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Wallis and Futuna.

Scholarship value/inclusions/duration:

The scholarship value is up to $131,000. It includes travel allowance ($AUD 3,000), establishment allowance ($AUD 4,000), monthly stipend ($AUD 3,000; up to maximum programme duration on a pro-rata basis). Health and travel insurance will also be provided.  It will also include tuition fees up to the maximum study duration (up to $13,000 per calendar year).

The scholarship duration is 1 – 2.5 years.

Eligibility:

To be eligible for Endeavour Vocational Education and Training (VET) Scholarship, applicants must:

•  be aged 18 years or over at the commencement of their programme

•  be a citizen and/or permanent resident of a participating country (see above)

•  commence their proposed programme after 1 January 2018 and no later than 30 November 2018. Applicants who have already commenced or will commence their intended programme prior to 2018 are not eligible to apply

•  provide all relevant supporting documentation

• not currently hold or have completed, since 1 January 2016, an Australian Government sponsored scholarship and/or fellowship (directly administered to recipients by the Australian Government)

•  not apply for a category in which they have already completed an Endeavour Scholarship or Fellowship.

Application instructions:

As part of the eligibility requirements, Endeavour Vocational Education and Training Scholarship applicants must attach a formal admission letter from their proposed Australian institution. A conditional admission letter will be accepted at the time of application. Commencement must be for the 2018 academic year.

Applications are submitted through the Endeavour Online (EOL) system. The deadline for 2017 Round is 30 June 2017.

It is important to read the 2018 Endeavor Application Guidelines and visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Website:

Official Scholarship Website: https://internationaleducation.gov.au/Endeavour%20program/Scholarships-and-Fellowships/Pages/default.aspx