Post-Graduate Fellowship available to US and International Applicants, USA, 2014

Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington is aiding financially postgraduate fellowship obtainable at USA. The fellowship grant combines academic research, education and training and professional work with progressive on-the-job training and mentoring from group of professors and researchers. US and international applicants that have received their PhD or MD/ equivalent degree can apply for this fellowship. To be taken at USA.

Information:-

  • About the eligibility:-

In order to be considered for a Postgraduate Fellowship, candidates must have the following: PhD or MD.

-Strong quantitative background.

-Advanced research experience, especially with data analysis and statistical methods.

-Proof of proficiency in English for candidates whose native language is not English.

-Candidates who have completed a degree wholly in English can provide a copy of their degree.

-All other candidates should send a copy of their scores on an approved English language test, specifically: -The Princeton Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): For the paper-based test, minimum overall score of 600, including a minimum score of 5.0 in the test of written English; for the computer-based test, minimum overall score of 250, including a minimum score of 5.0 in the test of written English; for the Internet-based test, a minimum overall score of 100, including a minimum score of 24 in the test of written English.

-The British Council International English Language Testing System (IELTS): A minimum score of 7.0 overall, including a minimum score of 7.0 in the written component.

  • About the nationality:-

The Postgraduate Fellowship is open to national and international candidates that have received their PhD or MD/ equivalent degree.

  • About the awards:-
  1. Candidates for this program have graduate-level training in quantitative methodology from one of the following areas: health policy, economics, mathematics, computer science, statistics, biostatistics, epidemiology, health services, demography, engineering, physics, medical sciences, or other related fields.

  1. The number of Fellows hired for each cohort varies depending on funding as well as the research and project needs of IHME.

  1. Post-Graduate Fellows are appointed at IHME for one year beginning in September, with the possibility of renewal for a second year upon mutual agreement.

  1.  The salary is $50,000 USD. As University of Washington employees, fellows are eligible for an insurance benefits package that includes a choice of several medical and dental insurance plans, life insurance, long-term disability, and retirement benefits.

  1. Candidate selection includes phone interviews and in-person interviews held at IHME. Admissions decisions are made by the end of February for fellows that will join IHME the following fall.
  • About the applying procedure and the Deadline:-
  1. The mode of applying is online.

  1. The deadline for applications is November 1.

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

IARO Fellowship Program open to US Citizens, 2014/15

Applications are invited from the nationals of US for IARO fellowship program offered to scholars and professionals for field research in the countries of Eastern Europe and Eurasia. Fellowships are awarded for policy-relevant research. The fellowships provide scholars with the opportunity to impact the formation of U.S. foreign policy by conducting open-source research on current regional issues of importance to the United States. It is obtainable at Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan.

Information:-

  • About the eligibility:-

Applicants must:

-Be a U.S. citizen;

-Be able to receive and maintain a visa to the proposed country of research. NOTE: applicants that propose travel to Russia MUST be able to obtain a visa through an affiliation with a Russian research institution.

-Meet one of the eligible grant categories as described on page 2;

-Not have a grant from another organization or IREX to conduct the same or similar research project at the same time; (applicants may apply for competing grants, however if offered another grant as well as IARO, the applicant must choose between them); and

-Have fulfilled all requirements from previous IREX grants.

  • About the nationality:-

Only US citizens may apply for the IARO fellowship.

  • About the awards:-
  1. IARO provides research support in up to three countries for a minimum of two months and a maximum of nine months, contingent upon funding.

  1. Participants are provided with visa assistance, international round-trip transportation, a monthly allowance for housing and living expenses, as well as emergency evacuation insurance. IARO fellows also have access to resources available in any of IREX’s field offices.

  1. The Individual Advanced Research Opportunities Program is conducted as a merit-based open competition. After the deadline, all eligible applications will be reviewed by a selection committee. In order to make those decisions, the selection committee considers the following criteria (NOT in order of importance):

-Overall strength of proposal and proposed methodology;

-Importance of topic to the U.S. foreign policy community;

-Value of research to the academic community;

-Demonstrated serious preparatory work;

-Well-argued need to conduct the research in-country;

-Language skills adequate for proposed research;

-Strength of references;

-Feasibility of project and proposed timeframe;

Demonstrated career commitment to the field; and

-Few previous opportunities to conduct related field research

  1. All applicants will be notified of their status in March 2014.
  • About the applying procedure and the Deadline:-
  1. All applications must be completed using IREX’s online application system. All supporting documents, including transcripts, must be uploaded to the system. Scanned, unofficial transcripts are acceptable.

  1. The application deadline is November 25 2013.

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

Announcing Go Red Multicultural Scholarship Fund for Women in USA, 2014

Around Sixteen scholarships are being offered by the American Heart Association for women. The scholarships are available for currently enrolled in an accredited college, university, health care institution or program in the U.S. the provider is Macy’s, national sponsor of Go Red For Women and Go Red For Your Heart. The scholarship aims to help close the gaps in both treatment and access to a more affordable education for women of diverse backgrounds. Further it is open to students of USA (Hispanic, African-American or other minority origin) and also to be taken at USA.

Information:-

  • About the eligibility:-

Applicants must:

-Be a female of Hispanic, African-American or other minority origin

-Be a U.S. citizen/permanent resident of the United States

-Be currently enrolled in an accredited college, university, health care institution or program in the U.S.

-Have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA.

  • About the nationality:-

The students of USA (Hispanic, African-American or other minority origin) can apply for these scholarships.

  • About the awards:-
  1. Sixteen scholarships are offered.

  1. 16 scholarships of $2,500 each will be awarded to qualifying applicants in Fall 2014.

  1. A review committee will select finalists based on academic achievement, community involvement, letters of recommendation and their personal essay.

  1. Winners will be selected and announced in February 2014.
  • About the applying procedure and the Deadline:-
  1. The mode of applying is online. Students will be need to provide:

-Community Involvement description

-Transcripts

-Two Letters of Recommendation

-Personal Essay

  1. 2.     The application deadline is November 30, 2013.

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

Announcing Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholarship obtainable in USA, 2014

These Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholarships are provided by the Phi Theta Kappa and are to be taken at USA. It is the Society’s first scholarship program available for two-year college (Students must enroll at a community college for the fall 2014 semester in a minimum of six semester credit hours and the spring 2015 semester in a minimum of six semester credit hours). The number of the grants are up to 180 and worth of f $1,000 each, a total of $180,000 in scholarships annually, will be awarded based on applications submitted by members. Open to nationals of USA and at USA.

Information:-

  • About the eligibility:-

-A student must be a Phi Theta Kappa member in good standing and currently enrolled in a community college at the time of application.

-Members must have a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA at time of application on all college-level coursework.

-Part-time and full-time students are eligible to apply.

-Members who have completed 12-36 semester hours (12-54 quarter hours) of college-level coursework by January 31, 2014, are eligible to apply. Students with fewer than 12 credits or more than 36 total credits are not eligible to apply. All coursework, even if at previous colleges, is included in the total credit count. Only remedial/developmental courses and courses for which the student has formally requested academic clemency are removed from the total count.

-Students must not hold an associate or bachelor’s degree from any community college or four-year college.

-Students must enroll at a community college for the fall 2014 semester in a minimum of six semester credit hours and the spring 2015 semester in a minimum of six semester credit hours.

-The student must hold temporary or permanent residency in the country of the community college the student is attending or possess a visa considered appropriate by the college.

-The student’s record must be free from suspension, probation or other disciplinary action.

-The student’s record must be free from any criminal conduct, or if a convicted felon, must have completed all conditions of sentencing, including probation.

  • About the nationality:-

The students of USA (Phi Theta Kappa member) can submit an application for these scholarships.

  • About the awards:-
  1. Up to 180 scholarships are offered.

  1. Up to 180 scholarships of $1,000 each, a total of $180,000 in scholarships annually, will be awarded based on applications submitted by members.

-GEICO Business Student Scholarship: The two top scoring Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise applicants who are declared business majors will each receive a $1,000 scholarship. Information on the GEICO Business Student Scholarship is included on the Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise application.

-Dowell Leadership Scholarship: One student will be named a Dowell Leadership Scholar and will be awarded a scholarship of $1,500. Information on the Dowell Leadership Scholarship is included on the Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise application.

-Dr. Mary Hood Texas Region Scholarship: One student will be named a Dr. Mary Hood Texas Region Scholar annually and will be awarded a scholarship of $1,500 which will be disbursed in two equal payments of $750 per term. Information on the Dr. Mary Hood Texas Region Scholarship is included on the Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise application.

  1. Award winners will be notified by August 2014.
  • About the applying procedure and the Deadline:-
  1. The mode of applying is online.

  1. 2.     The application deadline is April 30, 2014.

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

Ford Future Leaders Scholarship available at USA, 2013/2014

The offered financial support is for incoming freshman/graduating high school seniors for pursuing undergraduate degree level at one of the 47 public Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) within the TMCF member-school network and is provided by the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) and Ford. Applicants must be enrolled as a fulltime student at one of TMCF’s 47 member-schools for the 2013-2014 academic school year. The one year funding covers costs of tuition and fees, on-campus room and board and required textbooks purchased from member-schools. Open to male students of USA and to be taken at TMCF’s 47 member schools in USA.

Information:-

  • About the eligibility:-

Those are eligible who are:-

-Currently enrolled as a fulltime student at one of TMCF’s 47 member-schools for the 2013-2014 academic school year.

-Graduating MaleHigh School Senior

-Current grade point average of 2.5 or higher

-Have demonstrated leadership ability through a variety of measures

-Demonstrate financial need

  • About the nationality:-

The male students of USA can submit an application for this scholarship.

  • About the awards:-
  1. Selected scholars will receive a one-year merit scholarship.

  1. Selected scholars will receive a one-year merit scholarship of $6,200 for the 2013-2014 academic school year, which will be used to cover the costs of tuition and fees, on-campus room and board and required textbooks purchased from member-schools. The funds are applied in the fall and spring semesters at $3,100 per semester.
  • About the applying procedure and the Deadline:-

The mode of applying is online.

To complete your application, please submit the following supporting documents (at the same time that you are completing the application):

-Resume (include community service, leadership and employment/internship experience)

-Student Aid Report (received from filing FAFSA)

-Most recent transcript (applicants may upload a copy of either an unofficial or official transcript)

-Recommendation from current school faculty member (must be as a PDF of letterhead with signature)

-Essay: *In a minimum of 500 words, please address ONE of the following questions:

1. What inspired you to pursue a degree in your current field of study and what impact will it have on our society?

2. Describe how you have demonstrated leadership ability both in and out of school?

The deadline for undergraduate scholarship applications is 1 May 2013.

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