Stanford Africa MBA Fellowship Program in USA, 2013/14

Stanford Graduate School of Business in USA  program is for pursuing Masters-MBA degree,  Program is of two-year course of study and in that under this program  8 number of  African citizens  will be supported with financial need of tuition and associated fees (approximately US$140,000) and also contributes to room, board, and other living expenses. After the completion of MBA fellowship program fellows are required to work in Africa for at least two years, or else would be required to repay the Stanford Africa MBA Fellowship. Further open to nationals of Africa and can be taken at USA.

Information:-

  • About the eligibility:-

-Applicant must be a citizen of an African country. Dual citizens are eligible for the fellowship as long as one citizenship belongs to an African nation.

-Permanent residents of an African country are not eligible at this time.

-Applicant must have completed, or be in the final year of completing, your university studies.

-If you studied at an undergraduate or graduate institution in Africa, we especially encourage you to consider applying for the Stanford Africa MBA Fellowship Program.

-Citizens of countries in Africa who studied in countries outside of Africa remain eligible for consideration.

-Stanford Africa MBA Fellows must return to work in Africa, within two years of Stanford MBA graduation, to work for a period of at least two years.

-Stanford MBA students pursue a wide variety of careers as alumni: you will be prepared to succeed in organizations of every size and description.

-As a Stanford Africa MBA Fellow, we expect you to contribute the management and leadership skills you learned at Stanford to developing the African economy.

-As such, our expectation is that Stanford Africa MBA Fellows will be committed to African organizations with significant operations and impact in the region.

  • About the nationality:-

The students of Africa (Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo-Brazzaville, Congo-Kinshasa, Cote d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, São Tomé and Príncipe, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Western Sahara, Zambia, Zimbabwe), can submit an application for this scholarship.

  • About the awards:-
  1. Up to eight fellowships will be awarded annually.
  1. Stanford MBA Program is of two-year course of study.
  1. At minimum, the Stanford Africa MBA Fellowship covers two years of tuition at the Stanford MBA Program, plus all associated fees. Stanford GSB also contributes to room, board, and other living expenses if you have additional financial need demonstrated in your financial aid application.Please note that citizens of Congo, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Lybia, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen, and Zimbabwe may need to discuss their loan options with the Financial Aid office. The Stanford Africa MBA Fellowship Program pays for tuition and associated fees (approximately US$140,000) for citizens of African countries with financial need who wish to obtain an MBA at Stanford GSB.
  1. Student must display the same criteria as all Stanford MBA program applicants: intellectual vitality, demonstrated leadership potential, and personal qualities and contributions.
  1. If you are selected for the Stanford Africa MBA Fellowship, then we will notify you directly. If you are not selected for the Fellowship, you remain eligible to receive all need-based financial aid at Stanford GSB, in the form of fellowship and loans. If you are selected as a Stanford Africa MBA Fellow, your notification letter will outline your next steps.
  • About the applying procedure and the Deadline:-

The mode of applying is online. Apply for need-based financial aid by the deadline date. After reviewing financial aid applications, Stanford GSB will notify you if you are selected as a Stanford Africa MBA Fellow. Confirm enrollment in Stanford GSB and accept the Stanford Africa MBA Fellowship.

Apply to Stanford MBA Program in either Round 1 (2 October 2013) or Round 2 (8 January 2014).

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

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HFI Provided Commercial Helicopter Rating Scholarship in USA, 2014

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Helicopter Foundation International is providing the mentioned scholarship titled as Michelle North Scholarship for Safety in memory of Michelle North, a long-time industry advocate of safety in USA. Scholarship is available for pursuing training in helicopter operations which focuses on safety and safety education (to attend the HFI Safety Management course at HELI-EXPO 2014). The scholarship wraps up full tuition to attend the HFI Safety Management course and full registration to HELI-EXPO 2014, and dinner for two applicants. National of any nationality can have the benefit of this scholarship and at USA.

Information:-

·        About the eligibility:-

Must already be working in the helicopter industry, either in the safety or safety management field or already preparing to enter the safety or safety management field.

·        About the nationality:-

International Students can submit an application for these scholarships.

·        About the awards:-

1.     One scholarship is awarded in 2014.

 

2.     The scholarship provides for full tuition to attend the HFI Safety Management course at HELI-EXPO 2014 in Anaheim, California. Also includes a full registration to HELI-EXPO 2014, and dinner for two at the Salute to Excellence Awards dinner courtesy of Helicopter Association International.

 

3.     The HFI Board of Directors has appointed a Selection Committee to select the scholarship winners. One scholarship in this category may be awarded in 2014.

·        About the applying procedure and the Deadline:-

1.     The mode of applying is electronically or by post. An electronic form of the application is preferred.

 

2.     The deadline for applications is November 30, 2013.

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

 

PhD Studentship at University of Bern in Switzerland, 2013

This PhD studentship is provided by the Swiss National Science Foundation to pursue research at the Institute for Geography/Soil Science, University of Bern in Switzerland. Under it Research will be done in under science category and tasks will be stable metal isotopes as tools to assess assurance enrichment and sources of trace metals in soils and crops to Improve sustainability of agricultural systems at University of Bern in Switzerland.

Applicants must possess all necessary requirements. Switzerland applicants are eligible for it and can be taken at Switzerland.

Information:-

  • About the eligibility:-

• Master in environmental chemistry, agricultural science, environmental science, geo ecology, geography, geo science, biology or related field with at least “good” marks.

• Laboratory experience and good analytical understanding.

• Willingness to perform field work at agricultural sites.

  • About the nationality:-

Switzerland applicants are eligible for this PhD studentship.

  • About the awards:-
  1. PhD student (50% position) working for 3 years.

  1. Funding for PhD student covers (50% position) working for 3 years.
  • About the applying procedure and the Deadline:-
  1. The mode of applying is electronically. Please send your application to Dr. Moritz Bigalke, via email to moritz.bigalke-at-giub.unibe.ch

  1. 2.     The deadline for applications is until 15.08.2013.

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

 

 

Offering to UK Applicants International Academic Fellowships at abroad, 2014/15

Academic research fellowships are being tendered by the Leverhulme Trust for UK applicants at one or more research centres outside the UK.  It provides established researchers with a concentrated period based in one or more research centres outside the UK and has the aim to provide opportunities to develop new knowledge, skills and ideas, and perhaps to prepare the ground for future international collaboration of all kinds. The number of the grants is fifteen tenable for between three and 12 months. It is worth of £30,000 in total.

Information:-

  • About the eligibility:-

Candidates must hold an established post in UK institutions of higher education, museums or art galleries, or comparable institutions, and have held such a post in the UK for at least the last five years. Candidates who have previously held a Study Abroad Fellowship may apply for an International Academic Fellowship, but at least seven years should have elapsed since the previous grant. Applicants who have previously held a Research Fellowship are eligible to apply if at least three years have elapsed between their application for the Research Fellowship and the International Academic Fellowship. Those who are registered or intending to register for, or waiting to have work examined for degrees, doctoral studies, professional or vocational qualifications (whether or not connected with the application being submitted for consideration) are not eligible.

  • About the nationality:-

The students of UK can submit an application for the fellowship.

  • About the awards:-
  1. Approximately 15 Fellowships are available in 2014.

  1. International Academic Fellowships are tenable for between three and 12 months and must be started between 1 June 2014 and 1 May 2015.

  1. The maximum value of an International Academic Fellowship is £30,000 in total.
  • About the applying procedure and the Deadline:-
  1. The mode of applying is online. Your application must be approved by an Administrative Officer on behalf of your employing institution. This officer (institutional approver) will be asked to confirm, on behalf of your department and institution that:
  • -You will be granted the period and proportion of time requested in the Duration and Timing section;
  • -If replacement costs are requested, you will be in receipt of your normal salary during tenure of the award and the institution will provide such cover as set out in the Finance section;
  • -If research expenses are sought, this request has the support of the head of department/school and institution.
  • Therefore you must ensure that your head of department is in full agreement with all of the content of your application before you submit this for institutional approval.   It is your responsibility to ensure that you complete your application in time for your institution to process it and that the details are all correct (particularly the financial ones). The Trust strongly recommends that you submit your application for institutional approval at least five working days.

  1. 2.     The application deadline is 7th November 2013.

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

INSEAD Orange Endowed Scholarship(s) for Emerging Markets obtainable at, France

This scholarship is for pursuing Master’s-MBA degree level at INSEADBusinessSchool which is offered by the France Telecom group-Orange. The criteria for selection will be financial need and knowledge of French and telecommunication is an added advantage. Students from developing emerging countries are eligible to apply for this MBA scholarship. Students have to pursue their career where the Orange telecommunication operates. Further it can be taken at France.

Information:-

  • About the eligibility:-

Candidates admitted to the MBA programme from Armenia, Brazil, Central African Republic, Dominican Republic, Egypt, India, Kenya, Madagascar, Moldova, Niger, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, South Africa, United Arab Emirates (Dubai) and Uganda will be considered.

-Preference will also be given to candidates who demonstrate financial need. Knowledge of French would be a plus.

  • About the nationality:-

Students of Armenia, Brazil, Central African Republic, Dominican Republic, Egypt, India, Kenya, Madagascar, Moldova, Niger, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, South Africa, United Arab Emirates (Dubai) and Uganda can apply for this scholarship.

  • About the awards:-
  1. Up to €20,000 scholarship is awarded.

  1. Selection Criteria: Financial need is the main criterion for selection.

  1. Notification: For the December Class, scholarship decisions for Rounds 1 and 2 will be communicated by e-mail from mid to late October and for Round 3 by the end of October.
  • About the applying procedure and the Deadline:-
  1. The mode of applying is online.

  1. 22nd August for December Class (starts in January).

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

The International Scholarship Scheme for applicants of UK at abroad, 2014

The International Scholarship Scheme is granted by the Higher Education Academy and is for supporting individuals in the sector to undertake specific investigations outside the UK for 3 to 6 months (spread over a period of up to one year). Focus of the forthcoming call is for International Scholarships to explore: Innovative examples of international teaching excellence and Innovative policies describing funding models within HE and their impact on the student learning Experience. It is made to beneficiate the applicants of UK and at abroad.

Information:-

  • About the eligibility:-

-The programme is open to applications from practicing academics in UK HE providers that subscribe to the HEA.

-The award of the International Scholarship to an HEI will be the responsibility of the HEA.

-The HEI scholar should have a successful track record in the relevant area demonstrated through publications and other disseminated work.

-The scholar will provide a series of report to the HEA outlining their progress.

-The HEI will be required to agree to the Terms and Conditions of the International Scholarship Programme. These Terms follow standard HEA Terms for receipt of Grant funds and are not able to be amended.

-An HEI Letter of Support is required as part of the application package to indicate the HEIs ability to meet these requirements, and to confirm any match funding that is noted on the application form.

  • About the nationality:-

Applicants of UK can submit an application for these scholarships.

  • About the awards:-
  1. The time period of study abroad will be a minimum period of 3 months to a maximum of 6 months (spread over a period of up to one year).

  1. -Applicants may request a maximum of £20,000.

-The application form requires applicants to provide a full breakdown of all costs, including support in kind and any match funding. Matched funding from other organizations (particularly overseas host institutions) is encouraged. Funding may be requested for the following components:

-International travel

-Accommodation and living expenses

-Fees to be paid to organizations overseas

-Release of time from teaching, research or administrative duties

-Administrative support costs

-Materials (e.g. production of poster)

-Impact evaluation

-Attendance at dissemination events

-Any additional costs, such as full economic costing will be covered by the HEI. The funding is fixed once the application has been submitted. There are no supplementary allowances.

-NB: The HEA cannot fund: normal cost of course delivery, FeC/overheads, contingency funds. These items, if required, would need to be provided as part of your institution’s match funding. Equipment requests would need to be essential to the running of the project and not routinely available for use e.g. laptops, PCs.

-We will not fund applications where the focus is to attend an international conference or to conduct research or fieldwork overseas. We are not able to fund reciprocal visits of overeas academics to the UK.

  1. Decisions will be communicated to successful/unsuccessful candidates by the end of April 2014.
  • About the applying procedure and the Deadline:-
  1. An application form will be available here once the call has opened.

  1. The application deadline is 20 January 2014.

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

Offering International Scholarships at Nottingham Trent University, UK, 2014

Nottingham Trent University, UK is tendering these scholarships for pursuing master’s ( MSc and MRes ) degree level at NottinghamTrentUniversity in UK in the field of Biosciences, Physics, Chemistry and Forensics offered by NottinghamTrentUniversity in UK. This is a grant open to nationals of any nationality. These are competitive and on academic attainment and the quality of personal statement based grants. Those who fit the eligibility can have the hold of it at UK.

Information:-

  • About the eligibility:-

To be entitling for this:-

-You must be holding an NTU offer when you apply (please do not submit your scholarship application before or with your application to study at NTU).

-You must be classed as ‘overseas’ for fee purposes.

-International applicants to MRes and MSc Bioscience courses starting in January 2014

  • About the nationality:-

International students can submit an application for the scholarships.

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

  1. Scholarships are offered in January 2014.

  1. The university is offering half fee scholarships for best student accepted for January 2014.

  1. Scholarships are competitive and are based on academic attainment and the quality of your personal statement.
  • About the applying procedure and the Deadline:-
  1. The mode of applying is the email.

  1. The application deadline is 29th November 2013 for January 2014 start courses.

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

Making calls for SIgN-NTU Immunology PhD Program, Singapore, 2014

The provider singapore Immunology Network (A*STAR) & School of Biological Sciences of Nanyang Technological University is herewith place before the International and local students this PhD research programme which is awarded in immune regulation and human immunology. It has a tenure of four years which covers, university fees, monthly stipend, airfare grants, settling-in allowance, medical insurance, subsidized NTU campus housing: 1st year, book, computer and thesis allowance, conference allowance and support for overseas attachment. One can have the benefit of it at singapore.

Information:-

  • About the eligibility:-

•MSc. or BSc. (Hons – 2nd upper class and above) in Life Science

•Passion for research (experience in immunology is an advantage)

•Excellent academic results

•Good recommendation from academic referees

•Proficiency in English

Local applicants must also fulfil following criteria:

•singapore citizenship (PRs are required to take up singapore Citizenship)

  • About the nationality:-

International and Singaporean students are entitled for this PhD scholarship.

  • About the awards:-
  1. Two scholarship schemes are available for this program.

  1. Scholarship is granted for 4 years.

  1. International Students:

• University fees

• Monthly stipend

• Airfare grants

• Settling-in allowance

• Medical Insurance

• Subsidized NTU campus housing: 1st year

Local Students:

• University fees

• Monthly stipend

• Conference allowance

• Book, computer and thesis allowance

• Support for overseas attachment

• Medical insurance

• Subsidized NTU campus housing: 1st year

  • About the applying procedure and the Deadline:-
  1. The mode of applying is online.

  1. 2.     The deadline for applications is 13th December 2013.

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

CN Diversity Scholarships offered to Women, Military Veterans and People of Aboriginal Heritage in Canada for 2013

Canadian National Railway Company provides this scholarship in engineering, transportation, sales & marketing, human resources, aboriginal studies & law, accounting and finance for pursuing technical, undergraduate or graduate degree and can be taken at Canada. CN is proud to recognize and give confidence to educational excellence. Through its lately revised Scholarships curriculum, CN will offer grants to support the post-secondary education of women, military veterans and people of Aboriginal heritage in Canada. As part of this program, and to assist its hiring needs, CN will subsidize these deserving, best-in-class students enrolled in programs appropriate to CN’s core business. Selected students will be awarded a $3,000 scholarship, acceptable for one academic year.

 

The eligibility and international applicability:-

Women or Aboriginals or veterans

-Enrolled  in a technical, undergraduate or graduate degree in Civil Engineering, Electrical/Electronics/Telecommunications, Industrial Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Mechanical/Agricultural & Biological Engineering, Railway Infrastructure Engineering (and all things Railroad specific),Software Engineering studies or Computer Sciences, Transportation & Logistics, Business Administration/Marketing/Business Development, Human Resources, Labour Relations, Aboriginal OR Native OR Indigenous Studies (including Native Law), Law, Accounting, Commerce and Finance. **Eligible educational institutions are Canadian educational institutions, or their affiliates, which have recognized degree-granting powers.**

-Who are best-in-class (only those applicants who have obtained an average of 80% or above over the last three semesters of studies will be considered)

-Who are interested in and available for a summer internship at CN in 2013.

The students of Canada (women, military veterans and people of Aboriginal heritage) can submit an application for this scholarship.

 

Information about the awards and selection Criteria: – The amount awarded for each scholarship is $3,000 CAD.

 

CN’s Diversity Scholarship committee selects winners based on:

-Their academic performance;

-The quality of their Plan of Study;

-The strength of the recommendation in the provided reference letter(s);

-Opportunities available.

 

Applying procedure and Deadline:-

The mode of applying is online. Application should be submitted online to CN directly no later than March 1st, 2013.

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

 

Cuban Government Scholarships in Medicine for Saint Lucian 2013/2014

The offered fiscal grant is tendered in form of scholarship to suitable Saint Lucian Nationals for pursuing studies in Medicine at the Bachelor’s level which is tenable at the Universities in the Republic of Cuba for the academic year commencing August 2013. Offered by the Government of the Republic of Cuban and is extended to seven (7) years.

Information:-

  • About the eligibility:-

To be eligible for selection applicants must:

  1. be citizens of Saint Lucia between the ages of 18 and 25 years;
  2. -possess a current medical certificate that shows good physical and mental health;
  3. -have attained a minimum of two passes at A’ Level examinations or equivalent in
  4. Biology, Chemistry, Physics and/or Mathematics and a minimum of five passes at CXC level [Grade I and II – General only and Grade III from 1998] in the relevant subject areas.
  • About the nationality:-

The students of Saint Lucia can submit an application for this scholarship.

  • About the offer and the awards:-

The Government of the Republic of Cuba is offering scholarships to eligible St. Lucian Nationals to pursue studies in Medicine at the Bachelor’s level, tenable at Universities in the Republic of Cuba for the academic year commencing August 2013. This programme is for duration of seven (7) years.

  • About the applying procedure and the Deadline:- Cuban Government Scholarships in Medicine for Saint Lucian commencement  in 2013
  1. The applications form is submitted at the Human Resource Development Department of the Ministry of Education, Human Resource Development and Labour, 3rd Floor, FrancisComptonBuilding, The Waterfront, Castries.
  1. The deadline date for submission of application forms to the Human Resource Development Department, Ministry of Education, Human Resource Development & Labour, is Friday, April 19, 2013.

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