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Scholarships

DAAD MSc Tropical and International Forestry Scholarship Closing date: Saturday,15th September 2018

DAAD is looking for students from developing countries with a 4-year Bachelor in Forestry (or related field) and 2 years of working experience public authority or a state or private company in a developing country, who would like to study in an English MSc program in Germany. Click here for further information 


 Treatment innovations for poverty-related diseases. Closing date: Tuesday, 19th September 2017

Poverty-related diseases (PRDs) represent a major obstacle to the sustainable development of sub-Saharan Africa. There is limited availability of effective, safe, suitable and affordable products to diagnose and treat PRDs in sub-Saharan Africa, and the number of new chemical entities that are registered remains very low. There is therefore an urgent need to accelerate the development of new and improved products through the clinical development pipeline. Click here for further information


 SEARCA Ph.D. Research Scholarship: Call for Applications - Closing Date: Saturday, 30th September 2017

The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) invites applications to its Research Scholarship Programme. This scholarship aims to provide PhD students the opportunity to use the resources and facilities available at SEARCA and its network of universities for their research. The topic of the applicant's PhD research must be aligned with SEARCA's concepts of Inclusive and Sustainable Agricultural and Rural Development (ISARD).  Click here for further information.


 UTS Quentin Bryce Law Doctoral Scholarship - Closing Date: Saturday, 30th September 2017.

University of Technology Sydney UTS:Law has an expanding research degree program with a committed faculty keen to build an active and supportive research student community, which is also integrated into the Faculty research community. The Quentin Bryce Law Doctoral Scholarship enable candidates to undertake a PhD in a faculty which has a dynamic and vibrant research culture and to work with nationally and internationally recognized academic supervisors. Researchers in UTS: Law are working in fields which have the potential for real-world impact and change. The research is innovative and uses interdisciplinary, socio-legal, theoretical, and doctrinal approaches to address research questions. Regulation of biomedical technologies, refugee law, family and relationship law, new media and communications regulation, law and culture, and legal history are just some examples of the richness of the research being undertaken at UTS:Law. Applications are invited. Click here for further details


Rhodes Scholarships at Oxford University for International Students. Deadline Varies

The Rhodes Scholarships are postgraduate awards supporting exceptional all-round students at the University of Oxford. Established in the will of Cecil Rhodes in 1902, the Rhodes is the oldest and perhaps the most prestigious international scholarship program in the world. Click here for further information  


Jim Ellert MBA Scholarship at IMD. Closing date 30th September 2017

Jim Ellert MBA Scholarships are intended to attract students from Africa, Central & Eastern Europe and the South-Eastern Asian Peninsula who wish to pursue an MBA Degree at IMD. Click here for further information 


 International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis (ISPD) Scholarships for Developing Countries 2017. Closing date: 30th September 2017

The purpose of the scholarship is to promote the awareness of peritoneal dialysis by encouraging qualified individuals to extend their knowledge and expertise of peritoneal dialysis by visiting a center of excellence for up to 3 months. The Awards Committee reviews the applications with respect to merit, appropriateness, facility to be visited, the supervising physician at the facility, and geographic distribution of applicants. Preference is given to promotion of peritoneal dialysis in developing countries. Click here for further information  


Leiden University Excellence Scholarship Program 2018 for International Masters Students. Closing date: 1st October 2017

The Leiden University Excellence Scholarship programme is offered for excellent Non-EU/EEA students enrolling in a Leiden University master’s degree programme and for excellent students from all nationalities enrolling in a Master of Law Advanced Programme or MSc in International Relations and Diplomacy. Click here for further information 


 Non-Resident International Scholarship at theUniversity of Massachusetts Boston in USA, 2018. Closing date: 3rd October 2017

Scholars Hub Africa the University of Massachusetts Boston offers Non-Resident Scholarship for international students to study in the USA. Click here for further information  


 Gates Cambridge Scholarships for International Students. Closing date: 11th October 2017 

The Gates Cambridge Scholarships are one of the most prestigious international scholarships in the world. Scholarships are awarded to outstanding applicants from countries outside the UK to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree in any subject available at the University of Cambridge. Click here for further information 


International Circle of Scholars Scholarship: York University (Canada) 2017 – 2018. Closing date: 15th October 2017

Among the other scholarships awarded at York University is the very prestigious International Circle of Scholars Scholarship. This scholarship is to be awarded to the international students, who should be having a valid study permit in Canada and starting their first year as part of the full-time undergraduate degree program. Click here for further information  


 University of Michigan African Presidential Scholars Program (UMAPS) 2018/2019. Closing date: 15th October 2017

The University of Michigan African Presidential Scholars (UMAPS) Program brings early career faculty from African universities to Ann Arbor, Michigan for residencies that begin in late August, generally lasting up to six months. Scholars are paired with a faculty mentor during their stay and have full access to the University of Michigan's resources to further their work on a research project, an academic degree, publications, grant proposal, or other relevant activity. Click here for further information


DAAD Masters in Tropical and International Forestry Scholarship for Developing Countries 2018 – Germany. Closing date: Sunday, 15th October 2017

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) supports study programmes that focus on sustainable management of natural resources in developing countries. The organization provides some scholarships for students from developing countries of the MSc programme Tropical and International Forestry at the University of Göttingen annually. Click here for further information


 Facebook Research Internship for International Students in Paris Closing date: Tuesday, 31st October 2017

Facebook is delighted to announce Research Internship in Paris, France. Interns must be pursuing a degree (Ph.D. or Masters with relevant research experience) in Computer Science or related field. An international student is eligible to apply for this internship program. More Information


DAAD RESEARCH GRANTS FOR YOUNG KENYAN ACADEMICS 2018/2019: Call for Applications - Closing Date: Tuesday, 31st October 2017
We are glad to announce that DAAD (the German Academic Exchange Service) is offering up to seven (7) scholarships, open to young East African academics and scientists, for the academic year 2018/19 to pursue a PhD in Germany. In addition, together with the Government of Kenya, DAAD will offer additional twenty-one (21) scholarships to staff of public and private universities and public research institutes in Kenya to pursue a PhD in Germany. Among the main requirements is a well-developed research proposal (between 10 to 15 pages). The applicant needs to find a supervisor in Germany or get admission into a structured PhD programme.  The scholarships are open to all fields of research. No age limit! The Master’s degree must not be older than 6 years at the time of the application. Click here for further information.


UNIL Master’s Grants in Switzerland for Foreign Students. Closing date: 1 November 2017.
The University of Lausanne in Switzerland offers the UNIL Master’s Grants on a competitive basis to international students who wish to pursue a Masters Degree at the University. Click here for further information 


 Vanier Canadian Graduate Scholarships for Entry into Canadian Universities 2018/2019. Closing date: 1st November 2017

The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship (Vanier CGS) was created to attract and retain world-class doctoral students and to brand Canada as a global centre of excellence in research and higher learning. VCS supports students who demonstrate both leadership skills and a high standard of scholarly achievement in graduate studies in social sciences and humanities, natural sciences and engineering, and health. Click here for further information 


 British Chevening Scholarships for International Students. Closing date: 7th November 2017

Chevening Scholarships are the UK government’s global scholarship programme, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations. The programme offers awards to outstanding scholars with leadership potential from around the world to study for a master’s degree in any subject at any UK university. Click here for further information  


 Chevening Scholarships in UK for Developing Countries 2018/2019. Closing date: Tuesday, 7th November 2017

Chevening Scholarships are awarded to individuals with strong academic backgrounds who also have demonstrable leadership potential. The scholarship offers financial support to study for a Master’s degree at any of the UK’s leading universities and the opportunity to become part of an influential global network of 44,000 alumni. There are approximately 1,500 Chevening Scholarships on offer globally for the 2018/2019 academic cycle. These scholarships represent a significant investment from the UK government to develop the next cohort of global leaders. Click here for further information


 Sports Scholarships for International Students at Bournemouth University UK, 2018. Closing date: Friday, 17th November 2017

The Bournemouth University offers Sport Scholarships for International Students who are high-level sporting athletes coming to study at either undergraduate or postgraduate level at BU. Click here for further information


Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa Doctoral Fellowships for Sub-Saharan African Countries 2018/2019. Closing date: 17th November 2017

Social Science Research Council is funding three types of fellowships to support the completion of doctoral degrees and to promote next generation social science research in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, and Uganda. The fellowships support dissertation research on peace, security, and development topics. Click here for further information 


 Birkbeck, University of London Law Masters (LL.M) Scholarships for African Students 2017/2018 – UK. Closing date: 30th November 2017

The Patrick McAuslan Scholarship is for international students wishing to undertake an intensive LLM in International Economic Law (Justice and Development pathway) only. Click here for further information 


 European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) Career Development Fellowships for Researchers in Sub-Saharan Africa 2018. Closing date: Tuesday, 21st November 2017 

The EDCTP is offering Career Development Fellowships for junior and mid-career researchers to acquire and develop clinical research skills in sub-Saharan Africa. Application for a Career Development Fellowship must be submitted by an organisation with an established legal entity in sub-Saharan Africa on behalf of the prospective fellow employed by that organisation. Click here for further information


 Wellcome Trust Intermediate Fellowships in Public Health and Tropical Medicine 2018. Closing date: Thursday, 30th November 2017

This scheme helps mid-career researchers from low- and middle-income countries establish independent research programs in those countries. The scheme aims to support research that will improve public health and tropical medicine at a local, national and global level. Click here for further information


 Literature Studies DAAD Ph.D. Scholarship - Closing Date: Thursday, 30th November 2017.

In cooperation with the DAAD, the Department of Philology at the Westfälische Wilhelms-University in Münster is offering two scholarships for interested and qualified international doctoral candidates in the area of literary studies starting October 1st, 2018. The Graduate School 'Practices of Literature' offers candidates with the opportunity to complete their doctoral degree within three years and to prepare for an academic career in university or non-university professions. Each DAAD scholarship in this programme comprises funding for up to three years, or up to four years for applicants coming from developing or emerging countries. Click here for further information. 


 AAUW International Fellowship for Women, Masters and Doctoral program in USA 2018/2019. Closing date: Friday, 1st December 2017

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) offers International Fellowship for Women to study for Masters, Doctoral and Postdoctoral program in USA 2018/2019 academic year. Applications for AAUW International Fellowships are open August 1–December 1, 2017. Click here for further information


 Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Regional Internship Program for Undergraduate/Graduate African Students 2018. Closing date: Sunday, 31st December 2017

The programme provides selected students, enrolled in an under-graduate, graduate or post-graduate degree programme or recent graduates with the opportunity to supplement, their academic knowledge with a practical work assignments in a field related to the work of FAO. This will enable them to gain a better understanding of FAO’s mandate and programmes. Click Here for further information.


University of Mary Washington Scholarships Closing date: Monday, 1st January 2018

The University of Mary Washington is offering scholarships for International Students. Scholarships are renewable for up to three additional years of undergraduate study at UMW. Click here for further information.


Singapore International Graduate Award (SINGA) funded PhD Scholarships for International Students 2018. Closing date: 1st January 2018 

The Singapore International Graduate Award (SINGA) is a collaboration between the Agency for Science, Technology & Research (A*STAR), the National University of Singapore (NUS) and the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) to offer PhD training to be carried out in English at your chosen lab at A*STAR Research Institutes, NUS or NTU. Students will be supervised by distinguished and world-renowned researchers in these labs. Upon successful completion, students will be conferred a PhD degree by either NUS or NTU. Click here for further information  


Caine Prize for African Writing 2018 Full Travel Scholarship. Closing date: 31st January 2018.

The Caine Prize for African Writing is a literature prize awarded to an African writer of a short story published in English. The prize was launched in 2000 to encourage and highlight the richness and diversity of African writing by bringing it to a wider audience internationally. The focus on the short story reflects the contemporary development of the African story-telling tradition. Click here for further information  


 TU Delft Sub-Saharan Africa Excellence Scholarships 2018/2019. Closing date: 1st February 2018

These scholarships give talented, motivated and broadly interested students from Sub-Saharan Africa the opportunity to study at the Delft University of Technology. The Global Initiative of the university aims to work together with scientists and entrepreneurs in developing countries to make an impact and improve people’s lives. Click here for further information 


MCF – RUFORUM Scholarships for Ugandan and Kenyan Students, 2018: Call for Applications - Closing Date: Friday, 16th March 2018

The MasterCard Foundation in partnership with the Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture is inviting MCF –at- RUFORUM Scholarship applications for Ugandan and Kenyan students for the 2017/18 academic year. The aim of the scholarship is to encourage talented students from Uganda and Kenya. The scholarship is available for bachelor and master programme
The scholarship is awarded in the following fields:
• Science in Agri-Entrepreneurship and Communication Management
• Science in Food and Agribusiness
• Science in Food Security and Community Nutrition
• Science in Agri-Enterprises Development
Click here for further information.


MasterCard Foundation/ RUFORUM Scholarships for Ugandan & Kenyan Students. Closing date: 16th March 2018.

The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) in partnership with The MasterCard Foundation, Gulu University and Egerton University are implementing an eight year program aimed at transforming African agricultural universities and their graduates to better respond to developmental challenges through enhanced application of science, technology, business and innovation for rural agricultural transformation. This is an eight year program (2016-2024) and will support students that are economically disadvantaged as well as those from post-conflict and conflict affected areas of Africa. Interested applicants will undertake their training at Gulu University and Egerton University. Click here for further information 


American University of Beirut MasterCard Foundation Scholarship Program for Sub-Saharan African Students 2018/2019. Closing date: 2nd April 2018

American University of Beirut (AUB) and The MasterCard Foundation have partnered to provide scholarships to students at the Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS). This $9 million scholarship program will enable young adults who are sensitive to their communities’ concerns and proactive in their environment to pursue a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Health or Medical Laboratory Sciences at AUB. In addition to full scholarships and living expenses, The MasterCard Foundation Scholars at AUB will benefit from intensive preparatory courses, mentoring, career counselling, and internships at institutions and organizations relevant to their field of study. Click here for further information  


 Foreign Student Scholarships at Cologne Business School in Germany Closing date: Tuesday, 15th May 2018 

Cologne Business School is inviting applications for Foreign Student Scholarships. These scholarships are designed exclusively for new international students (Bachelor, Master and fulltime MBA) who intent to study at Cologne Business School. Click here for further information 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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