Nestlé Scholarship for Women from Developing Countries in Switzerland, 2013

IMD, Switzerland is offering master’s scholarship for women from Worldwide (preference given to developing countries) in Business administration. Scholarship is available for pursuing master’s degree level in the field of Business Administration at IMDCollege in Switzerland. Women candidates who have already applied to the full-time IMD MBA program and who demonstrate financial need are eligible for applying this scholarship. One scholarship is offered of CHF 25,000. Open to students of the herewith mentioned countries and can be taken at Switzerland.

Information:-

  • About the eligibility:-

Women candidates who have already applied to the full-time IMD MBA program and who demonstrate financial need. Employees of Nestlé and its subsidiaries are not eligible.

  • About the nationality:-

The students of Worldwide (with preference given to developing countries) Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burma, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African, Republic Chad, Chile, People’s Republic of China, Colombia, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire, Croatia, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, The Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea?Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Indonesia, India, Iran, Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Lithuania, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico,  Federated States of Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Samoa, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint- Vincent and the Grenadines, South Sudan, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Timor?Leste, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu,Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia and Zimbabwe can submit an application for this scholarship.

  • About the awards:-
  1. One scholarship is offered.

  1. Total offer is of CHF 25,000.

  1. Present Scholarship is need based.
  • About the applying procedure and the Deadline:-
  1. The mode of applying is by email.

  1. The deadline for all IMD MBA scholarship applications is September 30, for the following year’s program.

For further information about the application and scholarship please visit the link

TWAS-NCP Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme available at Pakistan, 2014

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TWAS-NCP Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme is for young scientists from developing countries (other than Pakistan) who wish to pursue postdoctoral research in the field of physical sciences (Plasma Physics, High Energy Physics (Experimental and Theoretical), Quantum Information, Applications of Ion Beam Techniques using Tandem Accelerator (5MV), Earthquake Studies, Atomic Physics & Spectroscopy, Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS), Modeling, Simulation & amp; Computing, Astrophysics & Cosmology, Nano Sciences (Catalysis & Surface Sciences, Nano Material Fabrication & Applications, Nano Biotechnology, Nano Medicines), Vacuum Science & Technology) in departments and laboratories of the National Centre for Physics (NCP), Islamabad. The provider NCP will be providing a monthly stipend which should be used to cover living costs such as food, accommodation and health insurance. The monthly remuneration will not be convertible into foreign currency. The language of instruction is English. The benefit of this grant can be taken at Pakistan.

Information:-

·        About the eligibility:-

Applicants for these fellowships must meet the following criteria:

-Be permanent residents in a developing country (other than Pakistan);

-Must not hold any visa for temporary or permanent residency in Pakistan or any developed country;

-Hold a PhD degree in a field of natural sciences;

-Apply for the fellowship within five years of having obtained a PhD degree in a field of the natural sciences;

-Be regularly employed in a developing country (other than Pakistan) and hold a research assignment there;

-Provide a certificate of good health from a qualified medical doctor;

-Provide an official Acceptance Letter from NCP (see sample Acceptance Letter in the application form). Requests for acceptance must be sent to Dr. Riffat Mahmood Qureshi (by e-mail: riffat-at-ncp.edu.pk,caad-at-ncp.edu.pk) who will facilitate assignment of a host supervisor. In contacting Dr. Qureshi applicants must accompany their request for an Acceptance Letter with a copy of their CV and a research proposal outline;

-Provide evidence of proficiency in English.

·        About the nationality:-

The students of developing countries (other than Pakistan) (Afghanistan, Gambia, Mozambique, Bangladesh, The Guinea, Myanmar, Benin, Guinea-Bisau, Nepal, Burkina Faso, Haiti, Niger, Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Cambodia, Korea, Dem Rep., Sierra Leone, Central African Republic, Kyrgyz Republic, Somalia, Liberia, Tajikistan, Comoros, Madagascar, Tanzania, Malawi, Togo, Congo, Dem. Rep, Eritrea, Mali, Uganda, Ethiopia, Mauritania, Zimbabwe, Albania, Indonesia, Samoa, Armenia, India, São Tomé and Principe, Belize, Iraq, Senegal, Bhutan, Kiribati, Solomon Islands, Bolivia, Kosovo, South Sudan, Cameroon, Lao PDR, Sri Lanka, Cape Verde, Lesotho, Sudan, Congo, Rep., Marshall Islands, Swaziland, Côte D’Ivoire, Micronesia, Fed. Sts., Syrian Arab Republic, Djibouti, Moldova, Timor-Leste, Egypt, Arab Rep., Mongolia, Tonga, El Salvador, Morocco, Ukraine, Fiji, Nicaragua, Uzbekistan, Georgia, Nigeria, Vanuatu, Ghana, Vietnam, Guatemala, Papua New Guinea, West Bank and Gaza, Guyana, Paraguay, Yemen, Rep., Honduras, Philippines, Zambia, Angola, Ecuador, Palau, Algeria, Gabon, Panama, American Samoa, Grenada, Peru, Antigua and Barbuda, Iran, Islamic Rep., Romania, Argentina, Jamaica, Russian Federation, Azerbaijan, Jordan, Serbia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Seychelles, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Latvia, South Africa, Botswana, Lebanon, St. Lucia, Brazil, Libya, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Bulgaria, Lithuania, Suriname, Chile, Macedonia, FYR, Thailand, China, Malaysia, Tunisia, Colombia, Maldives, Turkey, Costa Rica, Mauritius, Turkmenistan, Cuba, Mexico, Tuvalu, Dominica, Montenegro and Uruguay) can apply for the fellowship Programme .

·        About the awards:-

1.     TWAS-NCP Postdoctoral Fellowships are tenable in the departments and laboratories of the National Centre for Physics (NCP) – www.ncp.edu.pk– for a minimum period of six months to a maximum period of twelve months

 

2.     What does it cover? –NCP will provide a monthly stipend which should be used to cover living costs such as food, accommodation and health insurance. The monthly stipend will not be convertible into foreign currency.-

-The language of instruction is English.

·        About the applying procedure and the Deadline:-

1.     -Applicants must submit an Acceptance Letter from NCP when applying, or by the deadline at the latest. Without preliminary acceptance the application will not be considered for selection.

-Reference letters must be on letter-headed paper, SIGNED and sent as attachments via e-mail to TWAS and NCP. The subject line must contain NCP/PDoc and the candidate’s surname. Alternatively, letters should be sent in sealed envelopes by post. N.B. Only signed reference letters can be accepted. The letters can be submitted either by the referee or by the applicant directly.

-Applicants to the TWAS-NCP Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme should send a copy of their application (by email, fax or post) to TWAS and to NCP.

 

2.     The call for applications is open from 12 March until 15 September of each year.

For further information about the application and the scholarship please visit the link

 

Announcing ‘Research Training Fellowship for Developing Country Scientists (RTF-DCS)’ India, 2013/14

This ‘Research Training Fellowship for Developing Country Scientists (RTF-DCS)’ is commenced for the promotion of South-South Cooperation in Science and Technology by the Centre for Science and Technology of the Non-Aligned and Other Developing Countries (NAM S&T Centre). The number of the grants is twenty having duration of six months, but subject to variation. Selection will be made by an International Selection Committee based on the quality of the research proposal submitted by the applicant, applicant’s academic merit and available slots in the Fellowship scheme. It is a program for Developing countries nationals and obtainable at India.

Information:-

  • About the eligibility:-

Applicant should possess at least a Master’s Degree in any Natural Science subject or an equivalent degree in Engineering or Medicine and allied disciplines.

-Applicant should be working in a National R&D or Academic Institution in his/her home country. The application should be endorsed by the Head of his/her institution confirming that if selected, he/she will be sanctioned leave for the Fellowship period and will join his/her duties back in the institution on completion of the Fellowship in India.

-The upper age limit for the applicant is 40 years on the last date for submission of application.

-Researchers of Indian Nationality are not eligible for the Fellowship.

  • About the nationality:-

Citizens of Developing countries (Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burma, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African, Republic Chad, Chile, People’s Republic of China, Colombia, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire, Croatia, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, The Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea?Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Indonesia, India, Iran, Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Lithuania, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico,  Federated States of Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Samoa, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint- Vincent and the Grenadines, South Sudan, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Timor?Leste, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia and Zimbabwe) can submit an application for these fellowships.

  • About the awards:-
  1. For this year, Fellowship will be offered in the following broad disciplines: Agricultural Sciences, Biological and Medical Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Physical Sciences and Mathematics, Earth Sciences, Engineering Sciences, Materials, Minerals and Metallurgy and Multi-disciplinary and other areas.

  1. Twenty (20) scientists and researchers from the NAM and other developing countries will be selected under the RTF-DCS Scheme this year to get affiliated with Indian institutions. Generally, maximum one Fellow will be selected from any particular country, but in exceptional cases, this may be relaxed.

  1. The Fellowship will be for a period of six months, but some variation in the duration may be allowed with prior approval of the NAM S&T Centre depending upon the actual requirement of the research project as mutually agreed between the Fellow and the host institution.

  1. Coverage:-
  2. Full financial assistance will be provided to the selected Fellows which will include the following:-
    1. Round trip international airfare by excursion/economy class and by shortest route from the international airport in the home country to the international airport nearest to the host institution.
    2. A consolidated Fellowship amount of Indian Rupees (INR) 35,000 [about US$585 at the current exchange rate] per month (non-taxable) for accommodation, meals and other miscellaneous expenses.
    3. One-time grant of INR 15,000 [about US$250 at the current exchange rate] for domestic travel for airport transfers and visiting research institutions, attending scientific /events and field-trips within India.

The allowance as in (b) and the actual expenditure as in (c) will be disbursed to the RTF-DCS Fellow through the host institution. The host Institution will arrange appropriate accommodation for the Fellow on payment basis. The host institution will also be suitably compensated for its services for implementation of the programme.

  1. The selected Fellow will take an appropriate policy for health insurance coverage for the period of stay in India. A copy of the Insurance policy must be made available to the NAM S&T Centre before departure from the home country.

  1. The selection will be made by an International Selection Committee based on the quality of the research proposal submitted by the applicant, applicant’s academic merit and available slots in the Fellowship scheme.
  • About the applying procedure and the Deadline:-
  1. Application for the award of the Fellowship should be submitted in the prescribed format (enclosed) to the NAM S&T Centre. The application form must be filled up only in typed script (NOT HAND WRITTEN). Incomplete and illegible applications will be rejected. Only electronic communication will be accepted and therefore all the materials should be sent as attachments to an e-mail after scanning the documents wherever required. Hard copies of the application by post/courier/FAX are not required.

  1. The last date for submission of completed application form along with required enclosures is Monday, 14th October 2013.

For detailed information about the application and the scholarships please visit the link

 

ICO 3-months Fellowships programme in Ophthalmology for Developing Countries, 2013/14

The International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) tenders this ICO Fellowships Program to ophthalmologists from developing countries. It is a three months fellowships program and provides young ophthalmologists with exposure to and training in several subspecialties in ophthalmology. The number of the grants is approximately sixty (60) awarded each year. Fellows are expected to bring the acquired knowledge and skills back to their home countries and take part in programs to preserve vision and prevent blindness. The benefit is to be taken at Turkey, Italy, Spain, Austria, Brazil, United Kingdom, Germany, United States and Australia

Information:-

  • About the eligibility:-

In order to be eligible:-

-Residency training must be completed before applying for the fellowship.

-Specialist exam in ophthalmology must be successfully passed.

-Applicant must be under 40 years of age at the time of applying.

-Applicant must return to home country after the training, resume previous positions, and apply the knowledge gained during the fellowship.

-Applicant must be reasonably fluent in the language of the fellowship training center.

-Applicants who have passed the ICO Basic Science, the ICO Clinical Sciences, or the ICO Advanced Examinations for Ophthalmologists (www.icoexams.org) will receive special consideration.

-Applicants from countries with ophthalmologic societies that are Members of the ICO will receive special consideration.

  • About the nationality:-

Citizens of developing countries (Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burma, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African, Republic Chad, Chile, People’s Republic of China, Colombia, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire, Croatia, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, The Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea?Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Indonesia, India, Iran, Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Lithuania, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico,  Federated States of Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Samoa, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint- Vincent and the Grenadines, South Sudan, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Timor?Leste, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia and Zimbabwe) can submit an application for these fellowships.

  • About the awards:-
  1. The ICO Three-Month Fellowship offers training in the following subspecialties: General Ophthalmology, Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, Uveitis, Glaucoma, Cornea & External Diseases, (no Refractive Surgery), Medical Retina, Vitreo-Retinal Surgery, Oculoplastics, Cataract Surgery, Ocular Oncology, Neuro-Ophthalmology, Ocular Pathology and Community Eye Health.

  1. Approximately 60 three-month fellowships are awarded each year.

  1. Fellowships are awarded for three months.

  1. The fellowships will include S$6000 (maximum) to cover travel and living expenses for three months. The exact amount is subject to actual student-style living expenses in the host country.

  1. For applications submitted by the March 31 deadline, the fellowship is awarded and notices are sent out in July. For applications submitted by the September 30 deadline, the fellowship is awarded and notices sent out in January.
  • About the applying procedure and the Deadline:-
  1. The mode of applying is online.

  1. The application deadline is March 31 and September 30 each year.

For detailed information about the application and the scholarships please visit the link

Full Time International Scholarships for Undergraduate Students in UK offered by University Westminster.

Undergraduate degree scholarships are delightedly being offered by University of Westminster. The scholarship is on hand for the international students coming from developing countries. The person aspiring to lay hand on scholarships must hold an offer for a full-time undergraduate degree at the university. The award covers up full tuition fee waiver accommodation, living expenses and flights to and from London.

Subject(s) of study:   The offer is for all courses offered by the University.

 Level of the scholarship: Available for pursuing master’s degree.

 Provider of the scholarship:  University of Westminster

 Place of laying hold of the scholarship: UK

 Eligibility criteria: The aspiring candidate must be an international student from a developing country and hold an offer for a full-time undergraduate degree at the University. The scholarship will be renewed each year subject to reasonable academic presentation.

International status: The trainee of developing countries can apply for this scholarship.

 Description of the scholarship: These are the University of Westminster’s the largest part ready for action undergraduate scholarships, as each year hundreds of dazzling students from around the world submit an application.

 Award(s) offered: Not known

 Awards duration: Not known

 Coverage of scholarship: It’s a full fee waiver, accommodation, living expenses and flights to and from London.

 Criteria of selection: Academic excellence, financial need and development potential.

 Applying procedure: The aspirant may apply online.

 Deadline for entertaining: The application will be entertained before 31st May of 2013.

Geoffrey Copland Masters Scholarship University of Westminster in UK, 2013

The present offer is for pursuing Master’s degree level and is provided by the University of Westminster to learn any of the courses offered by the University. The applying person must be an International student from a developing country. Further they must hold full time postgraduate degree at the University of Westminster in UK. The basis of selection will be academic excellence, development potential and financial need. It is to be taken at UK.

Information:-

  • About the eligibility:-

You must be an international student from a developing country and hold an offer for a full-time Masters degree at the University.

  • About the nationality:-

International student from a developing country can submit an application for this scholarship.

  • About the awards:-

Coverage: Scholarship covers full tuition fee waiver, accommodation, living expenses and flights to and from London.

Selection: Academic excellence, development potential and financial need are the selection criteria for this international scholarship.

Subject(s): The scholarship is provided to learn any of the courses offered by the University of Westminster.

Level: This scholarship is for pursuing Masters Degree level.

Provider: University of Westminster

Taken at: UK

  • About the applying procedure and the Deadline:-
  1. The mode of applying by post.

  1. The deadline for applications is 31st May 2013.

For further information about the application and the scholarship please visit the link

DUTCH MINISTRY FUNDED NETHERLANDS FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMMES (NFP)-2013.

The Foreign Affairs of Ministry of Dutch funds Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP) for the students coming from developing countries on NFP country list. The fellowships are awarded for the full duration of the course or programme in which the applicant gets successfully selected. These fellowships are offered to pursue Master’s and PhD programmes and also short courses at Dutch institutions in Netherlands. The eligibility prescribed for the fellowship are that initially the aspirant must apply for the academic admission directly at the Dutch institution and then submit application online through Scholarships Online (SOL) before the fellowship application deadline.
Subject(s) of study: Available for different courses.

Level of the scholarship: Available for pursuing master’s, PhD and short courses

Provider of the scholarship: : Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs under the budget for development cooperation

Place of laying hold of the scholarship: Netherlands

Eligibility criteria: A candidate submitting an application for an NFP fellowship must:
-be a professional with at least three years work experience;
-be a national of, and working and living in one of the countries on the NFP country list valid at the time of application. If for whatever reason a candidate stays in another country than his or her home country for more than 90 days before the start of the course and/ or programme, he or she is not considered to be living and working in his or her home country;
-be nominated by his or her employer, who pledges to continue paying the candidate’s salary and guarantees the candidate will be able to return to an equivalent position after the termination of the fellowship period;
-have been unconditionally admitted to a Dutch institution for the course or programme for which the candidate applies for an NFP fellowship. This means that the candidate must have met all the academic and administrative requirements set by the Dutch institution;
-not be employed by:
-a multinational corporation
-a bilateral donor organization;
-a multilateral donor organization;
-a large national and/or large commercial organization;
-an international NGO.
-have a clear-cut, functional relationship with a relevant employing organization and be in a position to introduce the newly acquired skills and knowledge to that employing organization;
-be available full-time to pursue the course or programme without interruption, and be physically and mentally able to participate in the entire programme;
A candidate applying for an NFP-PhD fellowship must:
-not have accepted an NFP-PhD fellowship in the past;
– pursue the PhD study following a ‘sandwich’ or ‘picnic’ model, which means that at least a quarter of the PhD study activities in the context of field research must take place in the candidate’s home country and/or region. A quarter of the PhD study is calculated from the start date of the PhD-study (research) until the end of the NFP-PhD fellowship.
A candidate applying for an NFP-SC fellowship must:
-not have accepted more than one NFP-SC fellowship in the past;
– not have accepted an NFP-SC fellowship in the year prior to the fellowship application.
A candidate applying for an NFP-MA fellowship must: not have accepted an NFP-MA fellowship in the past;
A candidate participating in an NFP-RC fellowship must:
-be an NFP, MENA, NPT or MENA alumni, having completed
-not have accepted more than one NFP-RC fellowship in the past;
-not have accepted an NFP-RC fellowship in the year prior to the fellowship application.
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: The NFP target group consists of professionals who are nationals of and work and live in an NFP country. The chances of obtaining an NFP fellowship increase if you live and work in Sub-Saharan Africa and/or if you are a woman.
Scholarship Description: The Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP) promotes capacity building within organizations in 62 countries by providing training and education through fellowships for professionals. The NFP is initiated and fully funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs under the budget for development cooperation. The overall aim of the NFP is to help increase both the number and the competencies of skilled staff at a wide range of governmental and non-governmental organizations. You have to be nominated by your employer to be eligible for the fellowship. There also has to be a clear need for training within the context of your organization. After completing your training you return to your original workplace. This ensures the training is embedded within your organization. Applicant will improve your knowledge and skills, learn about relevant global developments in your field and build an international network. The result is twofold: for applicant’s employing organization, it represents a direct investment in staff development; for student as a professional, the training is a valuable asset in further career.

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

Description of the scholarship: : The Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP) endorse capability building contained by organizations in 62 countries by providing guidance and schooling in the course of fellowships for professionals. The NFP is instigated and abundantly funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs under the financial plan for development cooperation. The in general aim of the NFP is to help amplify both the number and the competencies of accomplished staff at a ample assortment of governmental and non-governmental organizations. You have to be designated by your employer to be eligible for the fellowship. There also has to be a clear need for training within the context of your organization. After completing your training you return to your original workplace. This ensures the training is embedded within your organization. Applicant will improve your knowledge and skills, learn about relevant global developments in your field and build an international network. The result is twofold: for applicant’s employing organization, it represents a direct investment in staff development; for student as a professional, the training is a valuable asset in further career.

Awards duration: The fellowship is only proposed for the interval of the course or programme for which the fellowship proprietor has been preferred:-Master’s degree programmes: between 12 and 24 months
-Short courses: between two weeks and twelve months
-PhD-studies: PhD studies have a maximum duration of four years

Coverage of scholarship: An NFP fellowship is projected to enhancement the salary that you should persist to take delivery of throughout the study episode. The stipend is a donation towards your expenses of living, the costs of tuition fees, visas, travel, insurance and thesis research, as précised in the NFP Rules and Regulations for fellowship proprietor.

Criteria of selection: : The fellowships are medaled in a very competitive selection to vastly motivated proficient with at least three years’ work experience who are in a arrangement to introduce the newly-acquired skills and comprehension into their employing institute.

Applying procedure: Initially one must apply for academic admission directly at the Dutch institution. His/her admission must be unconditional in terms of his/her education and language proficiency. Conditional admission may be granted only subject to applicant finding suitable funding for the programme. The application which is submitted to Nuffic must be complete with all the required documentation according to the required formats. The application must be submitted online through Scholarships Online (SOL) before the fellowship application deadline.

Deadline for entertaining: The above mentioned programmes will close on 5th of February 2013.

University of Westminster offers Disaster Regeneration Scholarships’ in UK for 2013.

The University of Westminster delightedly offers Masters Degree scholarships. Students of a disaster struck developing country or region and one who wishing to pursue their studies in UK. The applying students must hold an offer for a full time Masters degree at the University. The academic excellence, financial need and development potential will constitute the base of the selections of the applicants. The mode of applying is by post and the deadline is 31st of May 2013.

 

  1. Subject(s) of study:   Scholarship is for all courses offered by the university.
  2. Level of the scholarship: It’s a Master’s degree level scholarship.

 

  1. Provider of the scholarship: University of Westminster.

  1. Place of laying hold of the scholarship:UK

  1. Eligibility criteria: The interested applicants must be an international student from a disaster struck developing country or region and hold an offer for full time Masters degree at the University of Westminster.

 

  1. International status: Open for students coming from a disaster struck developing country or region.

  1. Description of the scholarship: The mentioned Disaster Regeneration Scholarship is open to a person dwelling in a developing country or region badly affected by the man made inevitable disaster or a recent natural disaster affected by an act of the God, the aim of this scholarship is to aid the regeneration of the affected country or region.

  1. Award(s) offered: Not known

  1. Awards duration: Not known

11.Coverage of scholarship: Full tuition fee waiver, accommodation, living expenses and flights to and from London.

  1. Criteria of selection: Academic excellence, financial need and development potential will be the base of the selection.
  2. Applying procedure: The application is to be sent in duly prescribed manner by post.

  1. Deadline for entertaining: The deadline of the above mentioned scholarship is 31st of May 2013.

NEF Research Grant Programme for Developing Countries Applicants, 2013/14

Applicants of developing countries in the Asia-Pacific region are invited to apply for this NEF research grant programme provided by the Nagao Natural Environment Foundation. It is a grant program for researcher/scientist in their home country and supports academic and scientific research. Proposed research project must be scientific research contributing to the nature conservation of the applicant’s country. The max value of the award is 500,000 Japanese yen per project for a maximum duration of two years.

Information:-

  • About the eligibility:-

Applicants must:

– be a national of developing country in the Asia-Pacific region;

– be a researcher/scientist, who works full-time or is enrolled in a doctoral course, conducting research at a research institution or relevant organization in his/her home country (those who work and/or study abroad are ineligible.);

– have sufficient experience and skills in conducting and managing the proposed research;

– be able to communicate clearly in writen English;

– have only a single application to the NEF; and

– not have an on-going research or publication project funded by the NEF at the time of application submission.

  • About the nationality:-

Applicants of developing countries in the Asia-Pacific region are eligible for these grants.

  • About the awards:-
  1. Grants are awarded for the maximum duration of two years.

  1. The maximum grant size in this programme is 500,000 Japanese yen per project. Eligible expenses include:

expendables necessary for field survey and analysis (e.g., sampling gear, regent, etc.);

local travel expenses for field trip (e.g., accommodation, food, transportation, etc.); – reference materials (e.g., article, book, etc.);

limited wages and labor costs necessary for proposed research; and

other expenses only when the NEF Secretariat approved.

  1. The following factors will be considered during the selection process:

Relevance and importance to nature conservation;

Originality and quality of proposed research;

Feasibility of the research design/plan and schedule;

Reasonableness of the budget;

Applicant’s past achievements/experience in related research; and

Recommender’s statement on the applicant and application.

  1. Evaluation result will be announced by two to three months after each deadline.
  • About the applying procedure and the Deadline:-
  1. All documents (a completed application form and a recommendation letter) should be submitted to the NEF Secretariat by e-mail (secretariat-at-nagaofoundation.or.jp) in MS Word or PDF or by fax.

  1. Application deadline is 28 October 2013.

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MOFCOM Master Degree Scholarships open to Developing Countries Students to be taken at China 2013/2014

This particular fiscal aid is provided by the Government of the People’s Republic of China through the Government of Fiji for Developing Countries  and are offered for studying international master of education in educational leadership and policy at East China Normal University [ECNU], master of public administration in Chinese governance at Sun Yat-Sen University (SYSU), master program in international relations at China Foreign Affairs University (CFAU)and international master of international communication at Community University of China (CUC). The nationals of developing countries can take the benefit of this aid at China.

Information:-

  • About the eligibility:-
  1. For ECNU: Applicants must be officials at divisional level in education administrative departments, or educational MOFCOM Master Degree Scholarships management personnel at middle or high level in schools, with a bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification, aged under 45 from developing countries.
  2. -For SYSU: From developing countries, government officials at or above director level, academic institution leaders above director level in colleges or departments or administrators at equivalent level. Hold a bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification. Have a minimum of three years working experience in relevant fields, not more than 45 years old. Native English speakers or non-native English speakers with evidence of fluency in English demonstrated by a minimum TOEFL or IELTS test score; a GRE score is desirable but not required.
  3. -For CUC: Applicants should be governmental officials at middle or higher career level, researchers or administrators at middle or higher level, staff of academic institutions with requisite experience, or senior managers in media related fields. They should be under 45 years of age and in good health. They should have at least 3 years of relevant working experience. For applicants whose native language is not English, English proficiency should be sufficient to enable graduate level course studies and thesis writing. Please submit TOEFL or IELTS test score if possible.
  4. -For CFAU: Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent in areas related to politics. Previous work experience in International Relations preferred. For applicants whose native language is not English, evidence of fluency in English must be demonstrated by a minimum of 80 in TOEFL ibt Test or 6.0 in IELTS Test. The age of applicants should be between 20-40.
  • About the nationality:-

The students of developing countries can submit an application for this scholarship.

  • About the awards:-

The scholarship will cover the following expenses:

a)     -Tuition Fees,

b)    -Allowances, Other Expenses:

c)     -Accommodation (dormitory of a training institute),

d)    -A medical check-up,

e)     -Dormitory Charge,

f)      -Field Study (accommodation, transportation, travel insurance),

g)     -Return Airfare,

h)     Medical Insurance for participants to cover for cover medical treatment.

N.B

a)     -For ECNU: Admission result will be announced on June 20?2013

b)    -For SYSU: Admission Notice Issued: around 20th, June 2013

c)     -For CUC: Admission Letters will be issued on July 20th, 2013.

d)    -For CFAU: Admission Notice Issued: Early July, 2013

  • About the applying procedure and the Deadline:-

Documents are to be submitted to the PSC Overseas Training Unit, Centre for Training and Development on or before the mentioned deadlines. The applications must include the following

– Application Form,

– Personal Statement,

– Bachelor Degree transcripts,

– Two (2) letters of recommendation,

– Three (3) recent passport size photos,

– Employment verification,

– Copy of first page of passport and

– Foreigner Physical Examination Form.

 

Deadline for application at For ECNU: May 15, 2013; For SYSU: 31th, May 2013; For CUC: June 30th, 2013; For CFAU: May 31, 2013

For further information about the application and the scholarship please visit the link