Category - USA scholarship

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

AAUW International Fellowships in USA for Women

AAUW
Masters or First Professional/PhD/Postdoctoral

Deadline: 1 Dec 2016 (annual)
Study in: USA
Next course starts July 2017

Brief description:

AAUW (the American Association of University Women) awards International Fellowships for full-time study or research in the United States to women who are not United States citizens or permanent residents. Both graduate and postgraduate studies at accredited institutions are supported.

Host Institution(s):

Accredited U.S. institutions

Level/Field(s) of study:

Graduate and postgraduate studies at accredited U.S. institutions.

Number of Awards:

Not specified

Target group:

Women who are not United States citizens or permanent residents.  Preference is given to women who show prior commitment to the advancement of women and girls through civic, community, or professional work.

Scholarship value/inclusions:

Master’s/Professional Fellowship: $18,000
Doctorate Fellowship: $20,000
Postdoctoral Fellowship: $30,000

Eligibility:

Applicants must be women and have citizenship in a country other than the United States or possession of a nonimmigrant visa if residing in the United States. Women holding dual citizenship in the United States and another country are not eligible.

It is important to read the full eligibility criteria. See the official website for more details.

Application instructions:

Applications are currently closed.

Applications and submission of supporting documents are done online. The application deadline for AY 2017-2018 is 1 December 2016.

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

Website:

Official Scholarship Website:  http://www.aauw.org/what-we-do/educational-funding-and-awards/international-fellowships/

ICSP Scholarships at University of Oregon USA

University of Oregon
Bachelors Degree

Deadline: 15 Jan 2017 (annual)
Study in: USA
Course starts 2017

Brief description:

International students who demonstrate financial need and exceptional merit may apply for the International Cultural Service Program (ICSP).  The ICSP scholarship has a cultural service component which requires students to give presentations about their home country to children, community organizations, and UO students, faculty and staff

Host Institution(s):

Oregon University, USA

Field(s) of study:

Eligible programmes offered at the University

Number of Scholarships:

Not specified.

Target group:

International students who demonstrate financial need and exceptional merit

Scholarship value/inclusions:

Tuition waiver worth $7,500 – $30,000.

Eligibility:

  1. Applicants must be admissible or fully admitted to the University of Oregon. New students must apply for admission to the UO for 2017-18 by 15 January 2017.
  2. Applicants cannot be U.S. citizens, U.S. permanent residents, or eligible to receive U.S. federal financial assistance.
  3. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and meet the minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA requirement

ICSP students agree to complete 80 hours per year of cultural service as required by the program.

Application instructions:

Applications are currently closed.

To apply, you must complete the application form and submit supporting documents by 15 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://isss.uoregon.edu/icsp

Earn an accredited Master of Education degree for under $8,000

Earn an accredited Master of Education degree for under $8,000

At American College of Education we believe in teachers and the inspirational role that they play. It’s something we’ve demonstrated since we opened 10 years ago. Our sole focus is Education degrees, and all of our professors have both a doctorate degree and current classroom experience. Because we leverage technology, our tuition is realistic and affordable.

We know that the more you learn, the more your students learn.

American College of Education is an innovator in preparing educators with the teaching strategies and classroom management tactics necessary to successfully educate students and set them on the path to achievement. Our programs are closely aligned with the current needs of the educational system, and uniquely prepare educators subject-matter areas of interest. 100% of American College of Education’s programs take place online, providing easy access to your coursework and resources whenever you are available!your coursework and resources whenever you are available!

Program options

Program advantages

  • M.Ed. programs consist of 11-13 courses (31-37 semester credits), depending on the program
  • Small class sizes to ensure personalized attention
  • High-quality instruction from veteran teachers, all of whom have their doctorates
  • Lower cost tuition than comparable programs, under $8,000
  • 100% online, 24/7 access

Website

https://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarships-by-type/online-scholarships/aace-international-competitive-scholarships/

AACE International Competitive Scholarships – USA – check deadline

AACE International Competitive Scholarships

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Scholarship Description
The competitive scholarships are awarded by the AACE International Education Board and are currently available in various amounts to a maximum (lifetime/individual) of $2,500. AACE International Sections may also offer scholarships through the matching funds scholarship program. Applications received for the competitive scholarships will also be reviewed for inclusion in the matching funds scholarship program. All scholarships are awarded for use in the fall term of the next academic year.

Contact
Scholarship Committee
Address
1265 Suncrest Towne Centre Dr.
Morgantown, WV 26505
Email Address
jhines@aacei.org
Application Deadline
February 28, 2018
Number Of Awards
See Description
Maximum Amount
$2,500

 

Website Address

http://web.aacei.org/resources/career-mentoring-center/scholarships

U.S.A: International Students Academic Merit Scholarship at the East Tennessee State University, 2017/2018

The International Students Academic Merit Scholarship is open to new international students seeking a graduate or undergraduate degree.

The aim of the Academic Merit Scholarship is to attract the best and most motivated people to USA.

East Tennessee State University determines credit awards for its courses and programs based on the professional judgement of its faculty in higher education and in alignment with its mission.

International students whose first language is not English may satisfy the English proficiency requirement by submitting documents required by the university.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing graduate or undergraduate programme at East Tennessee State University in USA.

Study Subject: Scholarships are provided for any course offered by East Tennessee State University in USA.

Number of Awards: Not Known

Scholarship Award: The scholarship covers 50 percent of the total of in and out-of-state tuition and maintenance fees only. No additional fees or costs are covered. The scholarship award can only be used for study at ETSU.

Scholarship can be taken in the USA

Eligibility: Applicants Must:

  • Students must first submit an application for admission before they can apply for the scholarship. Students may apply for the scholarship before being admitted to ETSU; however a scholarship applicant must be admitted to ETSU as a full-time, degree-seeking student before the scholarship application can be reviewed. ( undergraduate admissions, graduate admissions)
  • Have or plan to have an F-1 or J-1 student visa (F-1 visa information, J-1 visa information)
  • Have a demonstrated record of academic achievement
  • Fill out the scholarship application form.
  • Students are encouraged to apply for the scholarship as soon as they apply for admission to ETSU.

Additional Conditions

  • Recipients must maintain full-time status.
  • Undergraduate recipients must maintain a 2.75 grade point average in order to continue receiving the scholarship. Graduate recipients must maintain a 3.0 GPA.
  • The scholarship only applies to in and out-of-state tuition and maintenance fees. Recipients will be required to pay other fees such as program fees, course fees, housing costs, and medical insurance costs.
  • Recipients continuing from a bachelor’s to a master’s degree program must reapply for the scholarship.

Nationality: International applicants are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Scholarship is open to new international students seeking a graduate or undergraduate degree. Students may apply for the scholarship before being admitted to ETSU; however a scholarship applicant must be admitted to ETSU as a full-time, degree-seeking student before the scholarship application can be reviewed. (Undergraduate admissions, graduate admissions).

USA

Test Requirement: ETSU requires official ACT/SAT scores from international freshman applicants under the age of 21 who graduated from a US high school. ETSU does not require ACT/SAT scores for admission purposes from international freshmen applicants who successfully complete secondary education in countries other than the U.S.

English Language Requirement: International students whose first language is not English may satisfy the English proficiency requirement by submitting one of the following:

  • TOEFL: 500 Paper based (PBT), 173 Computer based (CBT), 61 Internet based (iBT)
  • IELTS – International English Testing System:Score of 5.5

How to Apply: Students must apply for admission to ETSU before applying for the scholarship. Once an admissions application is submitted, the student may then apply for the scholarship. A student’s scholarship application will be reviewed once the student is admitted to the university. Applications received after the deadline will not be reviewed.

Online Application

Application Deadline: Completed applications need to be submitted by the following dates:

Preferred submission date:

  • Fall semester: no later than July 15th
  • Spring semester: no later than October 15th

Deadline for applications:

  • Semester census date (2 weeks from the first day of classes for the term)

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