Adelaide Scholarships International

The University of Adelaide is offering Adelaide Scholarships International (ASI) to attract high quality overseas postgraduate students to areas of research strength in the University of Adelaide. This is to support its research effort. The field of study is aimed towards any Masters degree by Research or Doctoral Research Degree offered at the University and targets international students except for New Zealand.

Eligibility:

To be considered, applicants should hold at least the equivalent of an Australian First Class Honours degree (this is a four year degree with a major research project in the final year). All qualifying programs of study must be successfully completed. In addition, candidates are required to enrol in the University of Adelaide as ‘international students’ and must maintain ‘international student’ status for the duration of their enrollment in the University.

You can see the official website (link found below) for complete eligibility criteria.

Application instructions:

In order to apply, applicants must submit a formal application for Admission and a Scholarship via the online application system. The next deadline will be 31 August 2015 for Semester 1, 2016 intake.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) to access the online application system and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Official Website: http://www.adelaide.edu.au/graduatecentre/scholarships/research-international/opportunities/adelaide-scholarship-international/

 

 

Monash International Merit Scholarships

The Monash University is offering a number of scholarship programs one of which is the Monash International Merit Scholarships for outstanding international students who wish to pursue an undergraduate or postgraduate degree at Monash University. This scholarship is for International students from all countries. In addition, countries with strategic priorities for Monash will be given preference.

A number of 31 scholarships will be available in 2015 and will allow $10,000 for a full time study load (48 credit points) paid per year until the minimum number of points for your degree are completed.

Eligibility:

  • International student
  • Commencing students with a full Monash course offer or continuing students, and
  • Undertaking a full time undergraduate or postgraduate (coursework) degree at a Monash campus in Australia

Application instructions:

Students who are  applying for this scholarship, must have received a full Monash course offer with no conditions. Students must submit a separate application form for this scholarship by the deadline. The next deadlines are 15 October/15 November 15 2015 for Semester 1, 2016.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) to access the application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Website: http://www.monash.edu.au/study/scholarships/international/international-merit.html

 

Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships

The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS) was developed to retain and attract world-class doctoral students and also to establish Canada as a global centre of excellence in research and higher learning. These scholarships are towards a doctoral degree (or combined MA/PhD or MD/PhD).

The program has a host of institutions from Canadian Universities with Vanier CGS allocation. Without exception, the Vanier CGS is tenable only at the eligible Canadian institution that submitted the nomination.

The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship targets a field of Research programmes  in social sciences and/or humanities, natural sciences and/or engineering and health and has up to 167 scholarships are awarded annually. Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship targets Canadian citizens, permanent residents of Canada and foreign citizens are eligible to be nominated for a Vanier CGS.

Eligibility:

Before you can be considered for a Vanier CGS, you must:

  • Be nominated by only one Canadian university, which must have received a Vanier CGS allocation;
  • Be pursuing your first doctoral degree (or combined MA/PhD or MD/PhD). Note that only the PhD portion of a combined degree is eligible for funding;
  • Intend to pursue, in the summer semester or the academic year following the announcement of results, full-time doctoral (or combined MA/PhD or MD/PhD) studies and research at the nominating university; Note that only the PhD portion of a combined degree is eligible for funding;
  • Have completed no more than 20 months of doctoral studies as of May 1, 2016;
  • Have achieved a first-class average, as determined by your university, in each of the last two years of full-time study or equivalent. Candidates are encouraged to contact the university for its definition of a first-class average; andNot have already received a doctoral-level scholarship or fellowship from CIHR, NSERC, or SSHRC to undertake or complete a doctoral degree.

Instructions:

For students to apply the candidates must be nominated by the university at which they want to study. Candidates cannot apply directly to the Vanier CGS program.

All applications are initiated in one of two ways. The student informs the faculty of graduate studies at the selected institution of their intent to apply to the Vanier CGS program OR the institution will have initiate the nomination process by contacting the desired candidate.

Applications are prepared by the student and submitted to the nominating institution by their internal deadline using the ResearchNet application system. The nominating institution then forwards recommended nominations to the Vanier-Banting Secretariat (the Secretariat) by 4 November 2015.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) to access the application form and to know the complete details on how to apply for this scholarship.

http://www.vanier.gc.ca/en/home-accueil.html

 

UBC International Leader of Tomorrow Award

UBC International Leader of Tomorrow Award recognizes international undergraduate students who demonstrate superior academic achievement, leadership skills, involvement in student affairs and community service, recognized achievement in fields of endeavour such as the performing arts, sports, debating or creative writing, or external academic competitions and examinations.

International Leader of Tomorrow Award-winners receive an award-level commensurate with their financial need as determined by the costs of their tuition, fees and living costs, minus the financial contribution the student and their family can make annually towards these costs.

Award candidates must be nominated by the high school they are currently attending, recently graduated from, or the college/university they are transferring from. To be considered for an International Leader of Tomorrow Award, students must:

  • Be applying for their first undergraduate degree
  • Be admissible to the first choice program they are applying to, including meeting UBC’s English Language Admission Standard
  • Have an excellent academic record (at least an “A” average or equivalent standard)
  • Be an international student, who is neither a Canadian citizen nor a permanent resident of Canada, and who will be studying in Canada on a Canadian Study Permit (visa)
  • Demonstrate a level of financial need that would otherwise prevent them from pursuing a UBC degree
  • Be entering a UBC undergraduate degree program from a recognized secondary school, college or other university

Award candidates must be nominated by their current school or college/university. UBC does not send nomination packages directly to students. When students are accepted for nomination, their counselor must use the International Leader of Tomorrow Award nomination package, which can be downloaded at the official website by mid-August, 2015.

Nomination packages must be postmarked by 10 December 2015. Nominees must also complete the online application for academic admission to UBC by 10 December 2015 and meet the UBC English Language Admission Requirement by 31 January 2016.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) to access the application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

http://internationalscholars.ubc.ca/about-the-program/ilot/

 

University of the People Online Tuition Free Degrees

University of the People Online Tuition Free Degrees

University of the People (UoPeople) is the world’s first non-profit, tuition-free, accredited online university dedicated to opening access to higher education globally. Using open-source technology, Open Educational Resources, peer-to-peer learning, and the assistance of academic volunteers, UoPeople is designed to provide access to university studies for qualified high school graduates, despite financial, geographic, societal or personal constraints. In February 2014, UoPeople received accreditation from the Distance Education Accrediting Commission, a U.S. Department of Education authorized accrediting agency.

UoPeople offers associate and bachelor degree programs in business administration and computer science. The University has partnered with leading academics to provide high quality academic instruction and with international companies such as Microsoft and HP for internships, mentoring and career services to prepare the UoPeople student for employment following graduation.

The University of the People is accessible anytime, anywhere with any internet connection. UoPeople academic leadership comes from top universities such as Harvard, Yale, NYU, Cambridge, Oxford and many more. UoPeople has partnered with Yale University for research and New York University to accept students among others. UoPeople offers associate and bachelor degree programs in business administration and computer science and targets students from all over the world. Currently the university has students from over 150 countries.

University of the People is an American online university offering distance-learning courses. University the People is a tuition-free, non-profit institution. The University does not charge students to take classes, does not charge for any reading and other study materials, as well as does not charge for annual enrollment. In order to remain sustainable, University of the People charges an Application Processing Fee (up to $50) as well as an Exam Processing Fee ($100) per end-of-course-exam. These processing fees are collected towards the end of each course, and not at the start of your studies.

However, for those individuals who are unable to afford even these minimal fees, UoPeople offers a variety of scholarship funds to cover all, or part, of the processing fees. These funds are designed to meet the unique and diverse needs of its students. Some of the scholarships can be found below:

Microsoft4Afrika Scholarships – for African Students

The HP Women’s Scholarship Fund – for Women from any country

Fondation Hoffmann Scholarship – open to all students

Small Giants Refugees Fund – for degree seeking students who are refugees and/or asylum seekers.

Eligibility:

UoPeople accepts students who have graduated high school, have access to a computer and the Internet and have sufficient English skills to study at the University. Applicants need to complete the application requirements and undergo an application process in order to be accepted into the program.

The admission process is administered in 5 terms annually. The next deadline is 25 June 2015 and 16 July 2015 for term starting 3 September 2015. Interested applicants should apply today.

For detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship and the University in general, please visit the official website (link found below).

http://www.uopeople.edu

 

 

Fulbright Foreign Student Program in USA

The Fulbright Foreign Student Program in USA enables graduate students, young professionals, and artists from abroad to research and study in the United States for one year or longer at U.S. universities or other appropriate institutions.

The host institution/institutions this program are USA Universities and Academic Institutions. Fulbright encourages applications from all fields, including interdisciplinary ones and approximately 4,000 foreign students receive Fulbright scholarships each year. Fulbright International students from 155 countries around the world.

The grant funds tuition, airfare, a living stipend, and health insurance, etc. The Fulbright program provides funding for the duration of the study. You can see the official website and country specific websites for the complete list of scholarship benefits.

To be eligible, selection procedures vary widely by country. Please see the country specific websites to find information about the Fulbright Program in your home country, including eligibility requirements and application guidelines.

Applications for AY 2016-2017 starts to open on the 1st quarter of 2015, depending on the country.

All Foreign Student Program applications are processed by bi-national Fulbright Commissions/Foundations or U.S. Embassies. Therefore, foreign students must apply through the Fulbright Commission/Foundation or U.S. Embassy in their home countries. Deadline varies per country but is around February to October annually.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) and the country specific websites for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

http://foreign.fulbrightonline.org/about/foreign-fulbright

 

Westminster International Scholarships

Westminster International Scholarships are fully funded awards aimed at students from developing countries who wish to study a full-time Masters degree at the University.

Eligibility:

You must be an international student from a developing country and hold an offer for a full-time Masters degree at University of Westminster. The main criteria are First Class Honours degree, financial need and development potential.

You should only apply for a scholarship once you have applied for admission and successfully been offered a place (either conditional or unconditional) on the course you wish to study. To apply for a scholarship, you will need to complete the relevant scholarship application form and send it by POST to the Scholarship Office. The deadline for applications for entry in January 2016 is 16 October 2015.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

http://www.westminster.ac.uk/study/prospective-students/fees-and-funding/scholarships/january/westminster-international-scholarships

 

Flinders International Postgraduate Research Scholarships

Flinders International Postgraduate Research Scholarships

Flinders International Postgraduate Research Scholarships (FIPRS) are awarded to suitably qualified applicants to pursue a full-time research higher degree at Flinders University, up to two years for a Research Masters degree and up to three years for a Research Doctorate degree.

The FIPRS pays the international student tuition fees charged by Flinders University for a research higher degree. In addition, Flinders University provides the recipient with a generous living allowance paid at the rate of $25,849 (2015 full rate).

An FIPRS student who moves to Adelaide from overseas is eligible for an establishment allowance (after arrival at Flinders) of up to $1,485 to assist with relocation costs and airfares, provided receipts can be produced by the student.

Eligibility:

  • Applicants must satisfy the University’s academic entry requirements for a Masters degree by research or Doctorate by research.
  • Applicants are required to have successfully completed at least the equivalent of an Australian First Class Hons degree (this is a four year degree with a major research project in the final year).
  • Applicants must meet the English proficiency levels set by Flinders University for international students at the time of application. Students for whom English is a foreign language will need to provide evidence of their English language competence.
  • Applicants must not hold an equivalent research higher degree qualification. Applications are only open to students commencing a research higher degree in Australia for the first time.
  • Applicants must not not hold Australian citizenship, Australian permanent resident status or New Zealand citizenship.

Please see the conditions of award for full eligibility criteria.

The closing date for applications is 14 August 2015. It is important to read the Application Guidelines and visit the official website (link found below) to access the application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

http://www.flinders.edu.au/scholarships-system/index.cfm/scholarships/display/a731e2

 

Macquarie Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarships

Macquarie Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarships

The Macquarie University Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship provides a partial tuition fee scholarship for outstanding students to study in their undergraduate or postgraduate degree at Macquarie University North Ryde campus. This scholarship is put in place to better assist students who are unable to pay their tuition fees.

Applicants must:

  • You must be a citizen of a country other than Australia or New Zealand.
  • Met the University’s academic and English requirements for the course to be considered for a scholarship (must hold a FULL OFFER of admission for North Ryde by the application deadline).
  • Achieved a minimum GPA of 3.0 out of 4.0 for Postgraduate applications and minimum requirement of an ATAR equivalent of 90 out of 100 for Undergraduate applications.

To see the full eligibility criteria visit the official website.

Application instructions:

Applicants are required to complete an online course application form and an online scholarship application form. The application deadline is 30 June 2015 for Semester 2, 2015 intake.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) to access the application forms and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

http://www.mq.edu.au/future_students/international/scholarships_and_awards/macquarie_university_international_scholarships/vice-chancellors_international_scholarships/