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York University International Student Scholarships

York University
Bachelors (BS) Degree

Deadline: 15 Feb 2017 (annual)
Study in: Canada
Next course starts September 2017

Brief description:

York University offers the Global Leader of Tomorrow Scholarships and the International Entrance Scholarships specifically for international students who would like to take a full-time undergraduate degree at University of York.

Host Institution(s):

York University in Ontario, Canada

Field of study:

Any undergraduate degree program that begins in the Fall 2017 term under the following faculties: Arts, Media, Performance & Design; Environmental Studies; Education; Glendon; Health; Lassonde School of Engineering; Liberal Arts & Professional Studies; Science; or the Schulich School of Business

Number of Awards:

Not specified.

Target group:

International students

Scholarship value/inclusions:

Global Leader of Tomorrow Award: $80,000 ($20,000 x 4 years)

International Entrance Scholarships: $140,000 ($35,000 x 4 years)

All scholarships above are renewable for three years of full-time undergraduate study, provided high academic standing is maintained in each academic year.

Eligibility:

To be considered for the Major International Scholarships, you must meet ALL of the following criteria:

•   Be an international student who is required to have a Study Permit to study in Canada.

•  Be applying directly from high school no more than two years after graduation and have no previous university or college studies

•  Have applied to an undergraduate degree program that begins in the Fall 2017 term under the following faculties: Arts, Media, Performance & Design; Environmental Studies; Education; Glendon; Health; Lassonde School of Engineering; Liberal Arts & Professional Studies; Science; or the Schulich School of Business

• Posses an excellent academic record (“A” average or equivalent) and have demonstrated leadership through community service or excellence in the arts, sports or other areas of individual achievement

• Submit all required documents to complete the York application by 15 Feb 2017 at 11:59:59 pm, Eastern Time (EST) (e.g, predicted grades, copies of transcript or GAP letters or language proficiency)

• Complete the online International Student Scholarship Application Form by 15 February 2017 at 11:59:59 pm, Eastern Time (EST)

Application instructions:

Applications are currently closed.

To apply, you must complete a scholarship application form online.  The deadline for applications is 15 February 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://futurestudents.yorku.ca/funding#intl

UBC International Leader of Tomorrow Award

Univ of British Columbia
Bachelor’s Degree

Deadline: 1 Dec 2016 (annual)
Study in:  Canada
Course starts 2017

Brief description:

The 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.

Host Institution(s):

University of British Columbia in Canada

Level/Field of study:

Eligible undergraduate degrees offered by UBC.

Number of Awards:

Not specified.

Target group:

International students

Scholarship value/inclusions/duration:

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.

The Award can be renewed for up to three additional years of undergraduate study, or to degree completion, whichever is less, provided the student achieves satisfactory academic standing in their faculty, continues to demonstrate financial need, and maintains their Canadian study permit (visa).

Eligibility:

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

Application instructions:

Applications are currently closed.

Award candidates must be nominated by their current school or college/university. When students are confirmed for nomination by their school, college, or university, their institution must use the International Leader of Tomorrow Award nomination package found at the official website.

Nomination packages must be postmarked by 1 December 2016. Nominees must also complete the online application for academic admission to UBC by 1 December 2016 and meet the UBC English Language Admission Requirement by 31 January 2017.

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

Website:

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

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

CIMO Doctoral Fellowships in Finland

CIMO
PhD Degree

Deadline: Ongoing
Study in:  Finland
Next course starts 2016/2017

Brief description:

The CIMO Fellowships programme is open to young Doctoral level students and researchers from all countries and from all academic fields who wish to pursue their Doctorate (or Double Doctorate) at a Finnish university. Master’s level studies or post-doctoral studies/research are not supported in the programme.

Host Institution(s):

Accredited Finish Host Institutions

Level/Field of study:

PhD Degree in all academic fields

Number of Scholarships:

Not specified

Target group:

All international students but emphasis is given to applicants from Russia, China, India, Chile, Brazil and North America.

Scholarship value/duration:

The scholarship period may vary from 3 to 12 months. The monthly allowance is 1,500 euros. The scholarship is intended to cover living expenses in Finland for a single person. No additional allowance for housing is paid. Expenses due to international travel to and from Finland are not covered by CIMO.

Eligibility/Application Requirements:

The prerequisite for applying is that the visiting researcher must have established contacts with a Finnish host university – please see the section ‘Doctoral Admissions‘ for further information (you’ll find links to the universities’ Doctoral Admissions pages there). You are also advised to visit the Finnish universities’ own websites for info on Doctoral level study and research options.

If a Finnish university is willing to host you, then the Finnish university department wishing to host you can apply to CIMO for the grant on your behalf. In other words, only the hosting Finnish university can act as an “applicant” in the CIMO Fellowship programme.

There are no annual application deadlines in the CIMO Fellowship programme. Applications may be considered at all times. However, please note that applications should be submitted at least 5 months before the intended scholarship period.

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

Website:

Official Scholarship Website: http://www.studyinfinland.fi/tuition_and_scholarships/cimo_scholarships/cimo_fellowships

New Zealand International Doctoral Research Scholarships

New Zealand Government
PhD Degree

Deadline: 30 Aug 2017 (annual)
Study in: New Zealand
Course starts 2017/2018

Brief description:

The NZIDRS, funded by the New Zealand Government and administered by Education New Zealand, provides scholarships for international students to undertake PhD study at a New Zealand university.

Host Institution(s):

New Zealand Universities: AUT University, Lincoln University, Massey University, University of Auckland, University of Canterbury, University of Otago, University of Waikato, Victoria University of Wellington

Level/Field(s) of study:

Relevant PhD Degree Programme in any discipline offered by participating Universities in New Zealand

Number of Scholarships:

About 8 awards

Target group:

International students who are not citizens or permanent residents of New Zealand or Australia.

Scholarship value/inclusions/duration:

The NZIDRS covers the following for a TOTAL of three years: university tuition fees and associated student levies, an annual living stipend of NZ$25,000 (tax-free), and medical insurance coverage up to NZ$600 annually.

Eligibility:

You must meet ALL five eligibility criteria. These criteria are non-negotiable.

  1. You must hold a minimum grade equivalent to a GPA of 3.7 on a 4.0 scale OR an A to A+ average in your most recent or highest post graduate tertiary qualification
  2. You must have a confirmed, non-conditional offer of place for a (direct-start) PhD programme at a New Zealand university
  3. If you have commenced your PhD studies in New Zealand, your start date must be after 1 July 2016
  4. You must conduct your PhD study in New Zealand (not from a distance)
  5. You must not hold citizenship or PR status in New Zealand or Australia.

Application instructions:

Please visit the Study In New Zealand webpage to apply for this scholarship. Deadline is 30 August 2017.

IMPORTANT NOTE: APPLY for the NZIDRS ONLY if you meet ALL eligibility criteria, if you can provide ALL required documents by the deadline, or  if your proposed research clearly aligns with the selection criteria.

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

Website:

Official Scholarship Website: https://www.studyinnewzealand.govt.nz/how-to-apply/scholarships/501047/new-zealand-international-doctoral-research-scholarships-nzidrs

University of Sydney International Scholarships (USydIS)

University of Sydney
Masters/PhD Degree

Deadline: 31 July/15 Dec (annual)
Study in:  Australia
Course starts 2018

Brief description:

The University of Sydney invites candidates who are eligible to undertake a Postgraduate Research Degree or Master’s by Research program at this University to apply for the University of Sydney International Research Scholarship (USydIS).  The objective of the USydIS is to attract top quality international postgraduate students to undertake research projects which will enhance the University’s research activities.

Host Institution(s):

University of Sydney in Australia

Level/Fields of study:

Postgraduate Research Degree or Master’s by Research program in all research disciplines (but would depend on Faculty)

Number of Awards:

Not specified.

Target group:

International students

Scholarship value/inclusions/duration:

The USydIS will cover tuition fees and living allowance for up to three years with a possibility of one semester’s extension for PhD students.

Eligibility:

The USydIS is available to students commencing in both the March (Research Period 2) and July (Research Period 3).  For details on Scholarship Selection, please refer to the Supplementary information for research scholarship applicants.

Application instructions:

No separate application for a USydIS Scholarship is necessary. Students must indicate that they would like to be considered for the USydIS by completing the relevant section of the Postgraduate Research Application form.   To be considered for the award, completed applications MUST be received by the Admissions Office by:

  • – 31 July of the previous year for Research Period 2 (March) commencement
  • – 15 December of the previous year for Research Period 3 (July) commencement

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://sydney.edu.au/scholarships/prospective/international_postgraduate_scholarships.shtml#usi

University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowships

University of Manitoba
Masters/PhD Degree

Deadline: varies (annual)
Study in: Canada
Course starts 2016/2017

Brief description:

The University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowships (UMGF) are merit-based awards that are open to students of any nationality who will be registered as full-time graduate students (Masters or PhD) at the University of Manitoba.

Host Institution(s):

University of Manitoba, Canada

Field(s) of study:

Any graduate degree programs offered by the University  (except those in the Faculty of Medicine and in the Master of Business Administration – MBA).

Target group:

All students regardless of citizenship are eligible to apply.

Scholarship value/inclusions:

The value of these fellowships is $18,000 (Ph.D.) and is $14,000 (Master’s) for a 12 month period.  Students are eligible to receive the UMGF for the first 24 months of their Master’s program and the first 48 months of their PhD program.

Eligibility:

Academic standing: Students with a minimum GPA of 3.75 (above B+) at a recognized university based on a Bachelor, Masters, Graduate Diploma or a Doctoral degree. Please use admissions criteria in calculating GPA, i.e., last 60 credit hours or equivalent.

Citizenship: All students regardless of citizenship are eligible to apply.

Fields of study: Students in all fields of graduate study (with the exception of those in the Faculty of Medicine and in the Master of Business Administration [MBA]) are eligible to apply.

You must also meet the specific eligibility criteria set by the Department/Faculty, if any.

Application instructions:

Please check with your department/faculty for details on how to be considered for a UMGF. Deadline varies per faculty.

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

Website:

Official Scholarship Website: http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/graduate_studies/funding/585.html

Heinrich Boll Scholarships in Germany for International Students

Heinrich Boll Foundation
Masters/PhD Degree

Deadline: 1 Mar (annual)
Study in:  Germany
Next course starts 2017

Brief description:

The Heinrich Böll Foundation awards some scholarships to international students who gained their university entrance qualification from a school outside of Germany who wish to study a Masters or PhD Degree in Germany.

Host Institution(s):

State or state-recognized Universities  in Germany

Level/Field(s) of study:

The scholarships are towards Masters Degree or PhD Degree in all subjects offered at state or state-recognised universities in Germany

For EU students, Master’s Degree courses at state or state-recognised universities in Switzerland and other EU member states are possible.

Number of Scholarships:

Not specified.

Target group:

The scholarship program allots scholarships to international students, both EU and non-EU, who are not educated in Germany.

Scholarship value/inclusions/duration:

Masters Studies:
Non-EU students: €750 per month plus various individual allowances; tuition fees are in certain cases possible in Germany.
EU students: varies, max. €649 plus €300 book money per month; tuition fees not possible in Germany but possible to a limited extent in other countries.

The scholarship is awarded for the regular period of study, may be extended by one semester.

PhD Studies:
Non-EU students: €1000 per month plus €100 mobility allowance per month, plus various individual allowances; tuition fees are not possible.
EU students: €1350 per month basic scholarship plus €100 per month research costs allowance; tuition fees are not possible in Germany but possible to a limited extent in other countries.

The scholarship is awarded for two years as a rule, may be extended twice at most by half a year.

Eligibility:

International Master students who earned their university entrance qualification outside Germany:

• You may apply before commencing your Masters programme or at any time up to the end of the first semester of the Masters programme.

• Applicants must have completed a first degree. Proof of first professional qualification must be provided

International Doctoral students who earned the university entrance qualification outside Germany:

• The applicant must have been accepted as a doctoral student by a state or state-recognised university in Germany. Proof of admission, as a rule in Germany, must be included with the application.

• By the application date, preliminary work must have been completed and a valid timetable for completion must be submitted.

• PhD subjects related to focal points of the Foundation’s activities will be given priority.

Application instructions:

Applications are currently closed.

For details of application requirements and procedures, please consult information sheet A 1-1 (“scholarship application for undergraduate and graduate students”, PDF) or A 2-1 (“scholarship application for doctoral studies”). The online application portal closes on 1 March at the latest.

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

Website:

Official Scholarship Website:  https://www.boell.de/en/scholarships-application

Fulbright Foreign Student Program in USA

USA Government
Masters/PhD Degrees

Deadline: varies, Feb-Oct 2017
Study in:  USA
Course starts AY 2018-2019

Brief description:

The Fulbright Foreign Student Program enables graduate students, young professionals and artists from abroad to study and conduct research in the United States at U.S. universities or other academic institutions.

Host Institution(s):

USA Universities and Academic Institutions

Field(s) of study:

Fulbright encourages applications from all fields, including interdisciplinary ones.

Number of Awards:

Approximately 4,000 foreign students receive Fulbright scholarships each year.

Target group:

International students from 155 countries around the world

Scholarship value/duration:

Generally, the grant funds tuition, airfare, a living stipend, and health insurance, etc. The Fulbright program provides funding for the duration of the study.

See the official website and country specific websites for the complete list of scholarship benefits.

Eligibility:

Program eligibility and 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.

Application instructions:

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.

Website/Links:

Official Scholarship Website:  http://foreign.fulbrightonline.org/about/foreign-fulbright

Science@Leuven Scholarships for International Students

K.U. Leuven Faculty of Science
Masters (MS) Degree

Deadline: 15 Feb 2017 (annual)
Study in:  Belgium
Next course starts September 2017

Brief description:

The Science@Leuven Scholarships are for motivated and talented international students who are interested in participating in an international master programme of the Faculty of Science of the K.U.Leuven.

Host Institution(s):

Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in Belgium

Level/Fields of study:

Eligible International Master Programme under the Faculty of Science at K.U. Leuven:

•  Master of Astronomy and Astrophysics
•  Master of Biology
•  Master of Biophysics, Biochemistry and Biotechnology
•  Master of Chemistry
•  Master of Geography
•  Master of Mathematics
•  Master of Physics
•  Master of Statistics
• Interuniversity Master of Geology (only students applying for the specialisation Geodynamics and Georesources or Surface processes and Paleoenvironments can apply for the scholarship)
•  Erasmus Mundus Master of Theoretical Chemistry and Computational Modelling
•  Erasmus Mundus Master Sustainable and Territorial Development

Number of Awards:

Not specified.

Target group:

International students

Scholarship value/inclusions/duration:

The amount of the scholarship can be up to 10.000 Euro for 1 year. The scholarship will always cover the tuition fee for 1 year, the insurance and a basic health insurance coverage. The amount awarded for living expenses can vary.

For two-year Master’s programmes, the scholarship for the second master year will be only be continued on the condition that the student had outstanding results the first master year.

Eligibility:

Applicants must meet and prove the following requirements:

•  the applicants have not studied or worked at the University of Leuven before,
•  the applicants have a bachelor degree from a foreign university that gives them access to the master programme they are applying for,
• the applicants have not yet acquired a master degree or a PhD,
•  the applicants can prove having had excellent study results during their former training,
•  the applicants can prove a very strong knowledge of English*,
•  the applicants show strong motivation to follow a master programme at the Faculty of Science of the K.U.Leuven
•  the applicants are willing to act as an ambassador for the programme.

*Applicants who are non-native speakers of English must provide evidence of English language proficiency.

PLEASE DO NOT APPLY IF YOU DO NOT MEET ALL THE REQUIREMENTS

Application instructions:

Applications are currently closed.

Applicants have to apply for the Master programme of their choice through the application form of the KU Leuven.   The applicants should note in the application form that they want to apply for the Science@Leuven Scholarship.  After completing the application form on the official KU Leuven application page, applicants need to register on the website of the scholarship.

Only applications that have been submitted (with the International Office and registered on the website of the scholarship) before the 15th of February will be considered for the scholarship.

It is important to read the scholarship application page and 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://wet.kuleuven.be/english/scienceatleuvenscholarship