Amazon’s Jeff Benzos $33 Million Grant Scholarships for Undergraduates and Post-Graduates

Amazon’s Jeff Benzos $33 Million Grant Scholarships for Undergraduates and Post-Graduates

Amazon’s Jeff Benzos $33 Million Grant Scholarships for Undergraduates and Post-Graduates

The grant, made by Mr. Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie Bezos, will fund 1,000 scholarships for students with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, status, the group said in a press release.

Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue Undergraduate program, graduate program, master program, MBA program and PhD program.

Field of Study: Scholarships are awarded to study any program offered by any university of your choice in United States Of America

Eligibility: The recipients of this award will have achieved very high levels of academic excellence combined with an outstanding record of leadership and service(not compulsory). Students with a high school average above 50% are encouraged to apply. Not for non Africans.

Benefits of this Scholarship:

  • Full-tuition scholarships fee.
  • Accommodation.
  • Free visa.
  • Weekly allowance.
  • Travel allowance.
  • Family allowance (if married).
  • Health insurance coverage.

Nationality: Citizens of all African nations are eligible to apply

Sponsor: AMAZON INC

NOTE:

  • All application is online on this platform and kindly select carefully your program of study and upload all the necessary documents required for your program.
  • All communication goes through the mail you have provided on your application form.

How To Apply:

  • Fill up the online applications for scholarship programs on this platform.
    • No multiple applications
    • Application is free of charge
    • Follow the link as specified below

International Fellowships for Masters, PhD and Postdoc Students in USA, 2019

AAUW in Washington DC in USA invites applications for the International Fellowships open to  master’s, doctoral and post doctoral applicant with citizenship in a country other than the U.S for 2018/2019 academic year.

AAUW’s International Fellowship program has been in existence since 1917. The program provides support for women pursuing full-time graduate or postdoctoral study in the U.S. who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents. A limited number of awards are available for study outside of the U.S. (excluding the applicant’s home country) to women who are members of Graduate Women International (see the list of GWI affiliates). Preference is given to women who show prior commitment to the advancement of women and girls through civic, community, or professional work.

Up to five International Fellowships for master’s/first professional degrees will be renewable for a second year; fellows will receive application information for this competitive program during their fellowship year.

Worth of Award

  • Master’s/first professional degree: $18,000
  • Doctoral: $20,000
  • Postdoctoral: $30,000

Eligibility

  • International Fellowships are not open to previous recipients of any AAUW national fellowship or grant (not including branch or local awards or Community Action Grants). Members and officers of the AAUW Board of Directors are not eligible to apply for fellowships and grant awards. AAUW staff or volunteers with decision-making authority who wish to apply for an award must recuse themselves from the decision-making process.
  • Unsuccessful applicants may reapply.
  • To be eligible for an International Fellowship, applicants must meet the following criteria:
    • Have citizenship in a country other than the U.S. or possession of a nonimmigrant visa if residing in the U.S. Women who are currently, or expect to be during the fellowship year, a U.S. citizen, U.S. permanent resident, or dual citizen with the U.S. and another country are not eligible.
    • Hold an academic degree (earned in the U.S. or abroad) equivalent to a U.S. bachelor’s degree completed by November 15, 2018.
    • Intend to devote herself full-time to the proposed academic plan during the fellowship year
    • Intend to return to her home country to pursue a professional career
    • Be proficient in English. Unless the applicant can verify that her native language is English (written statement required), that she received her secondary diploma or undergraduate degree from an English-speaking institution (transcript required), or that she will have completed one semester of full-time study in her discipline at an English-speaking college or university between November 2016 and November 2018 (transcript required), she must upload a recent ETS TOEFL* (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score (no older than November 2016). Institutional TOEFL scores and other English proficiency test scores (such as IELTS) will not be accepted. Minimum score acceptable: 550 for Paper-Based Test (TOEFL PBT); 79 for Internet-Based Test (TOEFL iBT); 60 for Revised TOEFL Paper-Delivered Test.
    • Master’s/first professional degree and doctoral applicants must have applied by November 15, 2018, to an accredited institution of study for the period of the fellowship year and must indicate the name of the institution in the International Fellowship application.
    • Master’s/first professional degree fellowships are intended for master’s or professional degree-level programs such as J.D., M.F.A., L.L.M., M.Arch., or medical degrees such as M.D., D.D.S., etc.
    • Doctoral fellowships are intended for doctorate degrees, such as Ph.D. or Ed.D.
    • Postdoctoral applicants must provide proof of their doctorate degree; hold a doctorate classified as a research degree (e.g., Ph.D., Ed.D., D.B.A., D.M.) or an M.F.A. by November 15, 2018; and indicate where they will conduct their research.
    • Master’s/first professional degree and doctoral applicants must be enrolled in a U.S. accredited institution located in the U.S. during the fellowship year.
    • A limited number of awards are available to GWI members for study or research in any country other than their own. Note that foreign branches of U.S. institutions are considered outside of the U.S.
    • Applicants must be conducting a full year of study or research. International Fellowships do not provide funding for a partial year of study or research. Programs ending prior to April of the fellowship year are not eligible.
    • Master’s/first professional degree and doctoral fellowships support traditional classroom-based courses of study at colleges or universities. This fellowship program does not provide funding for distance-learning or online programs or for degrees heavily dependent on distance-learning components. Final decisions about what constitutes distance learning under these fellowships will be made by AAUW.

How to Apply

Apply online via their website, click the link below

Deadline: applications close November 15, 2018, by 11:59 p.m. Central Time

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Call For Application- 2018 British Embassy Fully Funded Scholarship 2018 (Bachelor, Masters and PhD)

Call For Application- 2018 British Embassy Fully Funded Scholarship 2018 (Bachelor, Masters and PhD)

Call For Application- 2018 British Embassy Fully Funded Scholarship 2018 (Bachelor, Masters and PhD)

  • Do you want to be a student of any Universities in UK? Do you want to get a fully funded scholarship in any UK universities? If you do, then you are in the right place. We are offering scholarships for Undergraduate program, graduate program, master program, MBA program and PhD program.Those who earn their degree from any universities in UK are considered as high quality graduates.Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue Undergraduate program, graduate program, master program, MBA program and PhD program.Field of Study: Scholarships are awarded to study any program offered by any university of your choice in UK.Eligibility: The recipients of this award will have achieved very high levels of academic excellence combined with an outstanding record of leadership and service(not compulsory).Students with a high school average above 50% are encouraged to apply.

    Benefits of this Scholarship:

    • Free visa.
    • Full free tuition fee.
    • Weekly allowance.
    • Travel allowance.
    • Family allowance (if married).
    • Health insurance coverage.

    Nationality: Citizens of all nationalities are eligible to apply.

    Sponsor: British Embassy.

    NOTE:

    • All application is online on this platform and kindly select carefully your program of study and upload all the necessary documents required for your program.
    • All communication goes through the mail you have provided on your application form.

    How To Apply:

    • Fill up the online applications for scholarship programs on this platform.
    • Upload your transcripts form to the online application.
    • write a statement of purpose.This should convey your interest,academic qualification and your goals.
    • Submit the application online when all the necessary documents required are completed.

LLM Sub-Saharan African Scholarship at Nottingham Law School in UK, 2018

LLM Sub-Saharan African Scholarship at Nottingham Law School in UK, 2018

Nottingham Law School offers one competitive scholarship up to the value of the international tuition fee (£13,900) for the academic year 2018/19.

They welcome applications from sub-Saharan African students who are holding an offer to study on a Nottingham Law School full-time LLM Masters programme (excludes professional courses such as the LPC/BPTC).

The scholarship will be awarded to the candidate who most closely meets the criteria for the award. The scholarship decision will be made by an awarding committee and all decisions are final.

Worth of Award

  • Scholarship up to the value of the international tuition fee (£13,900)
  • The scholarship is for tuition fees only and does not cover your living expenses

Eligibility

Applications must come from sub-Saharan African students who are holding an offer to study on a Nottingham Law School full-time LLM Masters programme (excludes professional courses such as the LPC/BPTC).

How to Apply
  • To apply for this scholarship you must fully complete the International Scholarships Application form and the Nottingham Law School sub-Saharan African LLM Scholarship supplementary application form.
  • Please email the application forms by Monday 18 June 2018 16:00 (GMT).
  • Final deadline 16 July 2018 16:00 (GMT).
  • If your application for the sub-Saharan African LLM International Scholarship is unsuccessful, you will be automatically considered for the half-fee Nottingham Law School scholarship and the International Scholarship.

Deadline: applications close Monday 18 October 2018 16:00 (GMT).

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Rio Tinto Scholarships in LLM Mineral Law and Policy at Uni of Dundee in Scotland, 2018

Rio Tinto Scholarships in LLM Mineral Law and Policy at Uni of Dundee in Scotland, 2018

The University of Dundee in Scotland invites applications for the Rio Tinto Scholarships to study LLM Mineral Law and Policy for 2018/2019 academic year.

As part of the Rio Tinto/CEPMLP Partnering Agreement, they are delighted to inform you that they are offering three fully funded postgraduate scholarships leading to the LLM in Mineral Law and Policy. This offer is for the academic session 2018/2019 which covers September 2018 and January 2019 entrants.

Worth of Award

The award will offer the successful candidate:

  • Payment of academic tuition fees
  • 12 monthly stipends for living expenses for a single student
  • An arrival allowance and thesis/internship report  allowance

Eligibility

Applicants eligible for consideration should:

  • Already hold a degree of an equivalent standard to at least a good UK upper second class honours degree or higher
  • Be able to demonstrate a high level of English language competence (minimum of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent, with no component less than 6.0)
  • Display intellectual ability and leadership potential
  • Have a proven track record and potential to rise to positions of influence
  • Preferably be qualified lawyers having had some post-degree work experience in mining in the government, private sector, or academia
  • Be a national and resident of the following countries at the time of applying for the award, and go on to complete the degree within 12 months and return to their home country at the end of the period of study:

Botswana, Brazil, Chile, China, Indonesia, India, Namibia, Peru, Kazakhstan, Laos, Serbia, Zambia,

* Employees, employee’s relatives (or former employees who have left employment less than 5 years before) of Rio Tinto plc and the University of Dundee will not be eligible to apply for these awards.

 Selection Process

  • Please note that there is no separate application form for the Rio Tinto plc Scholarship.
  • Candidates who are offered unconditional admission to the full-time LLM in Mineral Law and Policy programme should provide a 250-word Personal Statement sent by email attachment to Alison Anderson by Friday 22nd June 2018.
  • Given that these Scholarships are highly competitive, it is important to demonstrate in your Personal Statement that you are motivated to make a career that will take you to a position of leadership in the mining sector in your own country within 10 years of your Scholarship.  You must be committed to networking to find global solutions and you should be able to use your studies and experience gained in the UK to benefit yourself, your country and the UK.  You should become a first-class ambassador for the UK in your home country.

Your Personal Statement should emphasise the following points:

  • Your ability to make a difference in the world, illustrated by your leadership qualities
  • Your skills in communications and the ability to influence people and decisions
  • Your networking ability, ambition and plans for the future
  • Your academic background and potential on the LLM degree programme, your strength of character and integrity
  • Your outside interests – i.e. hobbies and activities

The decision about the awards of these Scholarships will be made by the 10th of July 2018. If you have not heard from us by this time, then please assume that your application for the Scholarship has been unsuccessful. Due to the volume of applications we receive for these Scholarships, we regret that we are unable to contact unsuccessful applicants individually or provide feedback on applications.

Deadline: application close Friday 22nd October 2018

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Master Fellowships for International Students at IBEC in Italy, 2019

Master Fellowships for International Students at IBEC in Italy, 2019

The Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC) in Italy is looking for Master candidates to apply for Master fellowships within the IBEC Master Programme for 2019.

IBEC launches the 2nd call of the Master Programme to encourage master students to begin a research career in our multidisciplinary research institution. The students will carry out research at one of IBEC’s research groups in Barcelona. The Master Programme offers a research experience under University agreement.

IBEC Master Programme offers 5 fellowships granted with a monthly stipend of 550€ gross from January 1 st to June 30th 2019 to perform their Master thesis at IBEC. The minimum dedication is 20h/week.

IBEC will provide students with additional complementary training opportunities.

Worth of Award

Monthly stipend of 550€ gross

Eligibility

  • Candidates must have obtained a university degree or must hold an official university
    qualification from a country of the European Higher Education Area from 180 to 240 ECTS of official university studies at the time of deadline (11th October 2018).
  • Candidates must have an average final mark of BSc of at least 8/10 (Spanish system) in
    Engineering and experimental sciences (physics, chemistry, etc.) or at least 8,3/10 in Life
    sciences
  • Candidates should be admitted in an official Master Programme of a Catalan University by
    October 31st, 2018. Exceptions for non-local universities may occur if the study plan and
    university guidelines allow him/her to do an internship according to the requirements of this call. These cases will be addressed on a case-by-case basis.
  • Candidates must have a strong commitment to scientific research and an excellent academic record.
  • Candidates must have a good working knowledge of English.
  • Candidates are eligible for a period of 2 years following the end of the Bachelor degree at the time of deadline October 11th 2018.
  • High motivation and ability to be involved in an international multidisciplinary team.

How to Apply

  • From June 1st, 2018 to October 11th 2018, an online application form will be available through the IBEC Master Programme website. In your application, you will be able to choose up to two research groups you would be willing to join.
  • The research groups of Associated researchers are also eligible as long as the Master thesis is cosupervised by an IBEC group leader.
  • IBEC Group Leaders will be asked to support the candidatures interested in his/her groups, so before applying please contact the IBEC Group Leaders or Associated Researchers to get more information about the groups and the projects.
  • The 5 fellowships will be assigned to the best candidates after the evaluation process, with the only limitation that each research group of IBEC will be able to host up to one fellow

Deadline: applications close 11th October 2018

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Fully Funded MBA Scholarship for Developing Countries at LIGS University, USA 2018

LIGS University in the USA invites applications for the Fully-funded MBA scholarship for students from developing countries for the 2018/2019 academic session. Fully Funded MBA Scholarship for Developing Countries at LIGS University, USA 2018

They would like to offer a brand new chance for students, who cannot afford to finance their studies on their own – LIGS University MBA Scholarship!

Worth of Award

Fully-funded MBA scholarship.

Eligibility

  • Ability to study and communicate in English;
  • Meeting the general admissions criteria for the Interactive Online MBA program at LIGS University:
    • Proficiency in the chosen language/languages of study
    • Bachelor’s degree

To receive a full scholarship you must be either a citizen or resident of a developing country (applicable for categories Least Developed Countries and Other Low Income Countries according to the OECD rating).

How to apply

Applicant must send the following documents:

  • Cover letter in which you explain your motivation
  • Recommendation letter from youremployer / supervisor / schoolprincipal
  • Copy of a document proving the highest degree earned
  • Curriculum vitae including your photograph
  • Application form
  • Applications sent after the deadline will not be accepted. By accepting the scholarship, if offered, you agree with sharing your story at the LIGS University website and its social media profiles.

Deadline: application close 15th May 2018.

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PhD Scholarships in Sport and Exercise Science/ Sport Management at NTU Singapore, 2018

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore invites applications for the PhD scholarships in Sport and Exercise Science and Sport Management for 2018/2019 academic session.

PhD scholarships in Sport and Exercise Science and Sport Management Physical Education and Sports Science (PESS) Academic Group Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) is ranked 11th globally in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings 2018 and has been placed No. 1 among the world’s best young universities since 2014.

Worth of Award

  • S$2,000-S$3,000/month up to 4 years (*The monthly stipend depends on a scholarship.)
  • Full-time PhD student
  • Based on your research interest, you as a full-time student will work on a doctoral research project under supervision by professor(s). Successful applicants will start enrolling in a PhD program in January 2019.

Eligibility
International PhD students.

How to Apply
To apply, check their website. See link below.

Deadline: applications close 31st July 2018. Interviews – Around the middle of September 2018

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Funded Yanshan University Masters Scholarship for International Students in China, 2018

Yanshan University in China invites applications for Scholarship Program open to International Students who must be non-Chinese citizens for master’s degree program in the 2018/2019 academic session.

Awarded only to Master Degree candidates, the scholarship is valid for 3 years (can be extended to 4 years if 1 year of Chinese language learning is needed).

Most courses are instructed in Chinese. Awardees of Chinese Government Scholarship, Confucius Institute Scholarship and other scholarships will be not accepted for this scholarship program.

 

Eligibility

  1. Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens with a foreign passport and be in good health;
  2. Applicants for master’s degree program must have a diploma of bachelor’s degree and be under the age of 35.
  3. Awardees of Chinese Government Scholarship, Confucius Institute Scholarship and other scholarships will be not accepted for this scholarship program.

Value of Award

  • First class scholarship covers the following: registration fee, tuition fee, and accommodation fee for dormitory on campus.
  • Second class scholarship covers the following: registration fee and tuition fee.

Application Documents

  1. Application Form for YSU Scholarship;
  2. Copy of passport (the photo page);
  3. YSU admission application form international students (with a photograph of the applicant);
  4. Certified educational records, degree certificates or diplomas, and academic transcripts (photocopy);
  5. Curriculum vitae or resume;
  6. Physical examination form for foreigners;
  7. Copy of HSK-5certificate or HSK-6 certificate if courses are taught in Chinese; IELTS at or above 6.5 or TOFEL at or above 85 if courses are taught in English.
  8. Personal statement;
  9. Two letters of recommendation from professors or associate professors.   

How to Apply

Submit the applications to this mail:

College of International Exchange, Yanshan University

438 Hebei Street, Qinhuangdao, Hebei Province, P.R. China. 066004

Tel: +86-335-8047570, +86-335-8053537

Fax: +86-335-8583078

Email

Deadline: applications close May 20th every year

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Fully Funded PhD Excellence Scholarships at University College Cork in Ireland, 2018

ABOUT: The University College Cork in Ireland invites applications for the Excellence Scholarships (PhD) open to EU and non-EU students for the 2018/2019 academic session.

UCC offers a number of Excellence Scholarships every year to applicants who intend to start a PhD, PhD Track or MPhil degree in the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences in September 2018 or January 2019.  The scholarships cover EU tuition fees and are tenable for the duration of the student’s chosen postgraduate course.

The scholarships are open to EU and non-EU students. However, the funding will only cover the EU fee, so successful non-EU applicants will be responsible for the balance.

 Applicants must have at least Second Class Honours (Grade 1) or equivalent in their first or subsequent degree and must have already applied for their chosen postgraduate course at www.pac.ie/ucc.

Value of Award

  • The funding will only cover the EU fee, so successful non-EU applicants will be responsible for the balance.
  • The scholarships cover EU tuition fees and are tenable for the duration of the student’s chosen postgraduate course (2 yrs for MPhil. 3 years for PhD and 4 years for structured PhD eg PhD Digital Arts and Humanities)

Eligibility

  • The scholarships are open to EU and non-EU students
  • Applicants must have at least Second Class Honours (Grade 1) or equivalent in their first or subsequent degree and must have already applied for their chosen postgraduate course at www.pac.ie/ucc.
  • Applicants must intend to start a PhD, PhD Track or MPhil degree in the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences in September 2018 or January 2019

How to Apply

  • A referee’s report will be required as part of the application process.
  • Send completed applications and referees reports by email

Deadline: applications close 12 noon, Friday, 20 April 2018

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