Saturday, April 9, 2016

Master Programmes in Political and Social Sciences from the University of Tartu, Estonia (DEADLINE: APRIL 15)


Deadline: 15 April 2016
Open to: Graduate students from any country
Scholarship: Covering 100% of tuition fee for two years, based on admission results. No separate documentation needed, all applicants are automatically considered.
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OPEC/OFID Scholarships for International Students (DEADLINE: MAY 1, 2016) up to USD 50,000

Deadline: 1 May 2016
Open to: holders of undergraduate degree from a developing country
Scholarship: up to USD 50,000

Description


The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) is pleased to announce that qualified applicants who have obtained or are on the verge of completing their undergraduate degree and who wish to study for a Master’s degree are welcome to apply for the OFID Scholarship. Through its scholarship scheme, OFID aims to help highly motivated, highly driven individuals overcome one of the biggest challenges to their careers – the cost of graduate studies.

OFID scholarships will be awarded to four students or candidates for master’s degree studies. Applicants must be from a developing country (except OFID Member Countries), and he/she must first obtain admission to pursue a Master’s degree studies in a relevant field of development, from any recognized university/college in the world.
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PhD Scholarships in Risk & Emergency Management in Italy (DEADLINE: APRIL 12, 2016)

Deadline: 12 April 2016
Open to: international students with University Degree, preferably in Engineering, Geophysics, Physics, Economics or similar
Scholarship: EUR 1,000 net per month


Description


Up to eleven PhD scholarships will be offered by UME Graduate School in Italy. International students can apply for these PhD scholarships. UME Graduate School’s main objective is to provide high quality, comprehensive educational and training opportunities that are compatible to changing needs of the students. The new Masters and PhD Programmes in Risk and Emergency Management (REM) aim to train graduates and professionals in the assessment, mitigation and management of extreme events (both before and after they occur), with a primary focus on those arising from natural hazards and a secondary focus on human-made, technological and biomedical risk. 

Eligibility

  • International students;
  • The minimum requirement to apply for the REM Programme is a University Degree, preferably in Engineering, Geophysics, Physics, Economics or similar, that allows the candidate to be enrolled in a PhD programme in the country it was obtained;
  • Adequate proficiency of English language (a score of at least 88 (internet-based exam), 230 (computer-based exam), 570 (paper-based exam) in the TOEFL test; a score of 6 or more obtained with IELTS; a degree obtained in an English speaking environment)
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PhD Scholarships at Koç University in Turkey (DEALINE: JULY 1, 2016)

SCHOLARSHIPS AND FINANCIAL AID

THERE IS NO SEPARATE APPLICATION PROCESS FOR PhD or MA/MSc/LLM SCHOLARSHIPS. YOU SIMPLY APPLY TO YOUR PROGRAM(S) OF CHOICE USING OUR ONLINE APPLICATION SYSTEM AND IF YOU RECEIVE AN ADMISSION OFFER YOU WILL ALSO RECEIVE THE SCHOLARSHIP OFFER FROM THE RELEVANT GRADUATE SCHOOL. 

Deadline: 1 July 2016
Open to: Turkish and international students interested in an academic position or industry
Scholarship: full annual tuition exemption, monthly living stipend, accommodation, meal card, private health insurance, office space and laptop, and coverage of thesis related expenses

Description

Koç University was founded in 1993 as a non-profit private university in Istanbul, Turkey. In the twenty years since its establishment, Koç University has become one of the leading universities in Turkey, distinguished by notable contributions to the elevation of education, knowledge and service both domestically and beyond. The university’s faculty consists of Turkey’s most established senior researchers and PhD’s from elite research institutions worldwide.
Scholarships are available for qualified students in all Graduate Schools; Sciences, Engineering, Social Sciences, Business and Health Sciences.

Eligibility

  • Both Turkish and international applicants;
  • Have received an admission offer to receive the scholarship;
  • Desire an academic position at a top university or industry, and possess the motivation and ability to attain this goal;
  • Have high GPAs and test scores, undergraduate degrees in a related field and research experience;
  • Non-native speaker of  English need to provide the official TOEFL or IELTS score.
Applicant can apply to PhD programs with their bachelor degree, however, the duration of the program will be 5 years instead of 4 years. This is valid for all nationalities except for applicants from Iran.
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Scholarship for PhD in Sustainability Science at United Nations University (DEADLINE: APRIL 28, 2016)

Deadline: 28 April 2016
Open to: holders of  Master’s degree in disciplines related to sustainability studies and a minimum of 2 years of practical field experience or two completed Master’s degrees, at least one of which must be in disciplines related to sustainability studies
Scholarship: a monthly allowance of JPY 150,000 (EUR 1,185) for maximum of 36 months; travel costs to and from Japan, visa handling fees, and health/accident insurance costs; the tuition fees

Description

The United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS) is a leading research and teaching institute based in Tokyo, Japan. The Japan Foundation for UNU (JFUNU) Scholarship is available for outstanding applicants from developing countries who can demonstrate a need for financial assistance, and they will be considered as candidates for the award of the scholarship.
The PhD programme in Sustainability Science aims to produce scholars who will become key researchers in the field of sustainability science.
The programme takes an innovative approach to sustainability, seeking to promote a better understanding of the issues by incorporating global change perspectives, specifically those related to climate change and biodiversity.
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Three-Month Funded Fellowship at Centre for Women, Peace & Security, London (DEADLINE: JUNE 1, 2016)

Deadline: 1 June 2016
Open to: activists directly engaged in work promoting justice and equality for women in conflict-affected areas
Fellowship: monthly stipend for living costs, return trip from home country (plus visa costs) and three months accommodation in London


Description

Centre for Women, Peace & Security provides fellowships for a period of 3 months, to take place between September 2016 and December 2017. The Activist in Residence programme enables those directly engaged in work promoting justice and equality for women in conflict-affected areas to spend a period of time at the Centre.

Activists in Residence will be working on issues such as addressing sexual and gender-based violence in conflict, peace-building, peace-keeping or local efforts to enhance women’s security or ensure women’s active and effective participation in processes for conflict prevention, management and resolution. Activists will be involved in the work of the Centre for Women, Peace and Security, interacting with students and academics and contributing to activities such as research and writing projects, public events, policy-oriented and knowledge-exchange workshops.
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Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program For Mid-Career Professional Study In The United States (For Tanzanians) DEADLINE JUNE 1, 2016

*** Application cycle 2017 - 2018 ***
The Public Affairs Section of the United States Embassy in Dar es Salaam is seeking qualified candidates for the Hubert H. Humphrey program. Online applications are now available starting March 22, 2016. Deadline for submitting applications will be no later than June 1, 2016. Only successful candidates will be called for interviews scheduled for mid-June, 2016. 

The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program is a Fulbright program that brings accomplished mid-level professionals to the United States for a year of academic and professional work. In Tanzania, fellows are nominated by the Office Of Public Affairs of the American Embassy based on demonstrated potential for leadership and commitment to public service. By providing future leaders and policy makers with experience in U.S. society, culture, and professional fields, the program provides a basis for lasting, productive ties between Americans and their professional counterparts overseas. The U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) from provide primary funding for the Humphrey program within its congressional appropriation for exchanges. The Humphrey program is a non-degree program. Applicants should not assume that they could become degree candidates after they arrive in the U.S. Anyone seeking a degree program should look at the Fulbright Junior Staff Development Program, among others
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THE FULBRIGHT JUNIOR STAFF DEVELOPMENT (JSD) PROGRAM IN USA - FOR TANZANIANS (MASTERS & PhD) DEADLINE MAY 1, 2016

*** Application cycle 2017 - 2018 ***
The Public Affairs Section of the United States Embassy in Dar es Salaam is seeking qualified candidates for the Fulbright Junior Staff Development Program (JSD) program. Online applications are now available starting February 10, 2016. Deadline for submitting applications will be no later than May 1, 2016. Only successful candidates will be called for interviews scheduled for mid-May, 2016
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FOREIGN LANGUAGE TEACHING ASSISTANT PROGRAM (FLTA) - USA 2017/18 DEADLINE JUNE 1, 2016 FOR TANZANIANS

Application cycle 2017 - 2018 is now open
The Public Affairs Section of the United States Embassy in Dar es Salaam is seeking qualified candidates for the Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) program. Online applications are now available. The deadline for submitting applications is June 1, 2016. Only successful candidates will be called for interviews scheduled for mid-July, 2016.
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Sunday, March 15, 2015

MA Peace Studies Scholarships 2015 – Archbishop Desmond Tutu Centre for War and Peace Studies at Liverpool Hope University

The Archbishop Desmond Tutu Centre for War and Peace Studies is pleased to be able to offer up to two scholarships for applicants to the MA Peace Studies. Scholarships will cover home or overseas fees and an accommodation and subsistence package and will be available for the September 2015 start.
We are looking for enthusiastic applicants who are willing to make a contribution to the Tutu Centre. Decisions will be made by the Steering Committee of the Tutu Centre.
Application deadline for the scholarships: 16 April 2015.
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