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Rotary Peace Fellowships

Rotary International
Masters/Certificate

Deadline: 31 May 2017 (annual)
Study in: USA, Japan, UK, Australia, Sweden, Thailand
Course starts 2018

Brief description:

Each year, Rotary selects up to 100 individuals from around the world to receive fully funded academic fellowships to pursue a Professional Development Certificate Program or Masters Degree Program related to peace and conflict resolution and prevention at one of the participating peace centers around the world (USA, Japan, UK, Australia, Sweden, Thailand)

Host Institution(s):

•  , USA

•  , Japan

•  , England

•  , Australia

•  , Sweden

•  , Thailand (certificate program)

Level/Field of study:

Professional Development Certificate Program or Masters Degree Program in fields related to peace and conflict resolution and prevention

Target group:

Anyone endorsed by their local Rotary Club/District.

No. of Scholarships:

Up to 50 fellowships for master’s degree and 50 for certificate studies are awarded each year.

Scholarship value/inclusions:

The fellowships cover tuition and fees, room and board, round-trip transportation, and all internship and field-study expenses.

Eligibility:

The Rotary Peace Fellowship is designed for professionals with work experience in international relations or peace and conflict prevention and resolution. Applicants must also meet the following requirements:

• Proficiency in English; proficiency in a second language is strongly recommended

• Strong commitment to international understanding and peace as demonstrated through professional and academic achievements and personal or community service

• Excellent leadership skills

• Master’s degree applicants: minimum three years of related full-time work or volunteer experience, bachelor’s degree

• Certificate applicants: minimum five years of related full-time work or volunteer experience, strong academic background

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Application instructions:

The deadline for candidates to submit applications to their respective Rotary district is 31 May. Districts must submit endorsed applications to The Rotary Foundation by 1 July.

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

Website:

Official Scholarship Website: https://www.rotary.org/en/peace-fellowships

Mid Sweden University Tuition Fee Scholarships

Mid Sweden University
Masters Degree

Deadline: 10 February 2016
Study in: Sweden
Course starts September 2016

Brief description:

For high performing students applying to a study programme at Mid Sweden University,  the University is offering a number of scholarships which will result in a tuition fee reduction of 70 000 SEK or 125 000 SEK, depending on the programme one chooses to study.

Host Institution(s):

Mid Sweden University, Sweden

Field(s) of study:

A fee waiver of the tuition fee with 70 000 SEK:

• Master (one year) in Tourism Studies, 60 higher education credits
•  Master programme (one year) in Business Administration, Marketing and Management, 60 higher education credits
•  Master Programme (one year) in Political Sciences, 60 higher education credits

A fee waiver of the tuition fee with 125 000 SEK:

•  International Master’s Programme in Computer Engineering, 120 higher education credits
•  International Master’s Programme in Ecotechnology and Sustainable Development, 120 higher education credits
•  International Master’s Programme in Electronics Design, 120 higher education credits

Number of Scholarships:

Not specified

Target group:

Students from countries outside the EU/EEA (and Switzerland).

Scholarship value/inclusions:

The Scholarship is awarded for a fee waiver of 70 000 SEK or 125 000 SEK or 250 000 SEK (depending on the programme) for the tuition fee for the programme at Mid Sweden University the student has applied to at the time of the scholarship application.

Eligibility:

To be awarded a scholarship, the following conditions apply:

•  The application for studies must be made no later than 15 January 2016, at www.universityadmissions.se.
• The applicant must be admitted to one of the above mentioned programmes starting in the autumn semester 2016.
•  The applicant must be citizen of a country outside the EU/EEA/Switzerland.
•  The applicant must be required to pay a tuition fee.

Application instructions:

The application for scholarships starting autumn 2017 will open at the beginning of November 2016.

Students apply for the scholarship after the application for admission to Mid Sweden University. The application for admission must be submitted at www.universityadmissions.se no later than 15 January 2016. The application for the scholarship is done by filling out an online application.  Last day to apply for scholarship is 10 February 2016.

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

Website:

Official Scholarship Website:  http://www.miun.se/en/education/programmes/fees-and-scholarships/scholarship/tuition-fee-scholarship-mid-sweden-university-

KTH Tuition Fee Waiver for Non-EU Students

KTH
Masters Degree

Deadline: 16 Jan 2017 (annual)
Study in: Sweden
Course starts August 2017

Brief description:

KTH offers tuition fee waivers to students from non-EU/EEA/EFTA countries who are required to pay tuition fees and who has applied for a Master’s programme at KTH as first priority.

Host Institution(s):

KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden

Level/Field(s) of study:

Eligible Masters Programme offered at the University

Number of Scholarships:

30 each year

Target group:

Citizens from non-EU/EEA/EFTA countries

Scholarship value/inclusions/duration:

KTH Scholarship recipients will have their tuition fee waived for the first and the second year, provided that the study results during the first year are satisfactory. Funding for additional expenses, such as living costs, is not included in the waiver.

Eligibility:

To be eligible to apply, you must be required to pay tuition fees and have applied for a Master’s programme at KTH as your first priority.

Application instructions:

Applications are currently closed.

The online application for the KTH Scholarship will be open from 1 December 2016 – 16 January 2017.

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:

Official Scholarship Website: https://www.kth.se/en/studies/master/joint/cosse/fees-funding/kth-scholarship-1.72827

Uppsala IPK Scholarships for International Students

Uppsala University
Masters Degree

Deadline: 20 Jan 2017 (annual)
Study in: Sweden
Course starts August 2017

Brief description:

Uppsala University will award several scholarships for fee-paying students applying for Master’s programmes commencing in the autumn of 2017.  One of these scholarship programs is the Uppsala IPK Scholarships.

Host Institution(s):

The Uppsala University in Sweden

Field(s) of study:

Master Programmes offered during the current admission round and commencing 28 August 2017.

Number of Scholarships:

Not specified

Target group:

Citizens of countries outside the EU/EEA and Switzerland.

Scholarship value/inclusions:

Scholarships will cover the cost of tuition but not living expenses.

Eligibility Criteria:

• Citizens of a country outside the EU/EEA and Switzerland.

• Applicants must demonstrate academic talent and show interest in belonging to an educational milieu.

• Students can only be awarded an IPK scholarship for their first priority programme at Uppsala University.

• You must meet the entrance requirements for the programme you applied to and application fee and supporting documents must have been received before deadline to University Admissions.

Application instructions:

To apply for Uppsala University’s scholarships, you must first apply for one of Uppsala University’s Master’s programmes through the website www.universityadmissions.se. You must then submit an online scholarship application form on which you will note your application ID from www.universityadmissions.se. The deadline for submitting online scholarship applications for programmes commencing in the autumn of 2017 is 20 January 2017.

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:

Official Scholarship Website: http://www.uu.se/en/admissions/scholarships/uppsala-university/

Chalmers IPOET Scholarships for International Students

Chalmers University of Technology
Masters Degree

Deadline: 16 Jan 2017 (annual)
Study in: Sweden
Course starts August 2017

Brief description:

Chalmers will be offering around 50 IPOET scholarships in 2017, funded by the Swedish Council for Higher Education, to prospective fee-paying students.

Host Institution(s):

Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden

Level/Field(s) of study:

Unrestricted – all of the current Master’s Programmes at Chalmers

Number of Scholarships:

50

Target group:

Citizens from non-EU/EEA countries

Scholarship value/inclusions/duration:

•  A 75% reduction of the tuition fees (4 semesters / 2 year programme)
• Students who excel during their first year of studies may receive an increased scholarship reduction, which covers 85% of the tuition fee during the second and final year of studies
•  No funds are transferred to the scholarship laureates

Eligibility:

• Citizens from non-EU/EEA countries who are required to pay tuition fees for Swedish university education

• 1st year Master’s Programme applicants

The selection is based on the applicants’ relative academic excellence, which primarily includes weighted average grade but also home university´s stature (including position on global ranking lists) and priority order of the application for Chalmers Master´s programmes.

Application instructions:

Applications are currently closed.

All scholarship applicants must make an application for the selected Master’s programme/s on University Admissions prior to making a scholarship application. Only applicants fulfilling the eligibility requirements for the Master’s programmes applied for are considered for a scholarship. The deadline for applications is 16 January 2017.

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

Website:

Official Scholarship Website: http://www.chalmers.se/en/education/fees-finance/Pages/iPOET.aspx

Swedish Institute Study Scholarships

Swedish Institute
Masters Degree

Deadline: 16 Jan/10 Feb 2017
Study in: Sweden
Course starts August 2017

Scholarship description:

The Swedish Institute Study Scholarships (SISS) are awarded to students from selected countries for full-time master’s level studies in Sweden starting in the Autumn semester 2017.

Host Universities/Institutions:

Swedish Higher Education Institutions and Swedish Universities

Level/Field(s) of study:

Check the list of eligible master programmes for the academic year 2017-2018.

Number of Scholarships:

An estimated 335 scholarships will be available.

Target group:

Students from SISS-eligible countries:

Category 1: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Burkina-Faso, Cambodia, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Ethiopia, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Mozambique, Myanmar (Burma), Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Category 2: Brazil, Colombia, Egypt, Ghana, Indonesia, Iran and Vietnam.

Category 3: Candidates with citizenships from countries on the DAC list of ODA recipients other than the above mentioned and those countries included in other SI scholarship programmes

Special Initiative: South Africa and Syria

Scholarship value/inclusions/duration:

The scholarship covers tuition fees, living expenses of SEK 9,000 per month, insurance, and a one-time travel grant of SEK 15,000 (only for scholarship holders from countries on the DAC list of ODA recipients). There are no additional grants for family members.

The scholarship covers the whole duration of the master’s programme (one or two academic years).

Eligibility:

Applicants must be from an eligible country and have at least 3,000 hours of experience from full-time/part-time employment, voluntary work, paid/unpaid internship, and/or position of trust. Applicants must display academic qualifications and leadership experience. In addition, applicants should show an ambition to make a difference by working with issues which contribute to a just and sustainable development in their country, in a long term perspective.

Read more about the eligibility criteria at the official website.

Application instructions:

Applications are currently closed.

To be considered for a scholarship you must complete your separate application to the master’s programme(s) before 16 January 2017 by using the national online application service universityadmissions.se. To be considered for a scholarship in the second step of the scholarship application, you must also pay your university admissions application fee before the deadline for receipt of the fee by 1 February 2017.

The application process consists of two steps. The first step will take place 1 December 2016 – 16 January 2017 through an online application form. Successful candidates will be notified by the end of January 2017 (preliminary date: 25 January 2017) and asked to submit a detailed application for the second step from 1 – 10 February 2017.

It is important to read the application procedure and visit the official website for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Website:

Official Scholarship Website: https://eng.si.se/areas-of-operation/scholarships-and-grants/the-swedish-institute-study-scholarships/