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President’s Club Scholarship for PG at Uppsala University, Sweden -2020

Uppsala University President’s Club Scholarship aims to encourage a well-qualified international Master’s student. The scholarship will cover the cost of tuition, but not living expenses, for programmes offered during the current admission round and commencing 31 August 2020.

Level of study: Master’s programmes

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 the Uppsala University President’s Club Scholarship if a programme at Uppsala University is chosen as first priority.
  • You must have applied for the Master’s programme before the University Admissions deadline.
  • 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.
  • The programme must be delivered on campus. The scholarship is not available for distance learning programmes or programmes partially taught at other universities outside Sweden.

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Application period: 16 January to 3 February 2020.

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National Overseas Scholarships for Scheduled Tribe candidates from 2017-18 To 2019-20

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF TRIBAL AFFAIRS

THE SCHEME OF NATIONAL OVERSEAS SCHOLARSHIPS FOR SCHEDULED TRIBE CANDIDATES FROM 2017-18 TO 2019-20

OBJECTIVE OF THE SCHEME
The scheme provides financial assistance to students selected for pursuing higher studies abroad in certain subjects at the Masters level, and for Ph, D and Post- Doctoral research programmes. Bachelor level courses in any discipline are not covered under the scheme. 20 awards per year would be sanctioned to ST students as under:

Sl. No. Category No. of Awards
1 Scheduled Tribes 17
2 Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PTG) 03
Total 20

If for any specific year, successful candidates are not available to the extent prescribed for either of the above listed categories, the awards for that year would be inter-changeable vice-versa between the above categories. Six awards (30%) are earmarked for girls. However, in case the earmarked slots remain un-filled, these slots may be transferred to boys. Priority will be given to candidates who have already secured preliminary letter/offer of admission; second priority will be given to those who cleared GRE/GMAT/TOFEL etc. and have started applying to various universities and thereafter other candidates.

The jurisdiction of the scheme extends only to providing prescribed financial support to the selected candidates for pursuing higher education in the specified subjects. The scheme does not cover any area related to employment opportunities of the awardee after his/her having availed of the award.

SUBJECTS COVERS UNDER THE SCHEME
The subjects/disciplines in which courses may be undertaken for grant of award are listed below:-

Field of study Number of slots for the field of study
1.Engineering 07
2. Management
3. Economic/Finance
3. Pure Science 03
4. Applied Science
5. Agriculture 05
6 .Medicine
7. Humanities 05
8.Social Science

An illustrative list indicating the subjects under each field of study mentioned above which will qualify for consideration for award of scholarship is given at Annexure-I.

DURATION OF AWARD WITH FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
The prescribed financial assistance shall be provided till completion of the course/research or the following period, whichever is earlier:-

  • Post-Doctoral Research -1 & 1/2 years (One and a half year)
  • Ph.D. – 4 years (four years)
  • Masters Degree – 1/2/3 years (One/Two/Three years) depending upon the duration of the Course.

The extension of stay beyond prescribed period for levels of courses as mentioned above, may be considered without financial assistance of any kind except the air passage to return to India, if and only if recommendation of the competent concerned authority in the educational institution/ university as well as the Indian Mission abroad is received certifying that such an overstay for a specified period, is absolutely essential for facilitating the candidate to complete the course. The final decision in this regard will, however, rest with the Government of India alone.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Minimum Qualifications

(a) For Post-Doctoral: 55% marks or equivalent grade in relevant Masters Degree and Ph.D.

Experience: 5 years – Research/Teaching/ Professional in the concerned field is desirable. Candidates with experience would be given preference.

(b) For Ph.D. : 55% marks or equivalent grade in relevant Masters Degree.

Experience: 2 years – Teaching/ Research/ Professional / M. Phil Degree in the concerned field is desirable. Candidates with experience would be given preference.

(c) For Masters Degree: 55% marks or equivalent grade in relevant Bachelors Degree.

Experience: 2 years work experience in the concerned field is desirable. Candidates with experience would be given preference.

AGE
Below 35 years, as on first day of July of the relevant year of the award.

INCOME CEILING
Total family income from all sources of the employed candidate or his/her parents/guardians or spouse should not exceed Rs. 6.00 lakh per annum (excluding such allowances as are not treated as part of total income for the purpose of income-tax) as certified by the employer. A copy of latest tax-assessment, be also enclosed with application.

VALUE OF THE SCHOLARSHIP

Annual Maintenance Allowance: The Annual maintenance allowance in US will be US Dollars 15,400 ($ Fifteen thousand four hundred only) for all level of courses covered under the Scheme. The annual maintenance allowance for candidates in United Kingdom will be Pound sterling 9,900 ( Nine thousand nine hundred only) for all levels of courses covered under the scheme. For other countries, US Dollar or equivalent rates would be applicable.

Annual Contingency and Equipment Allowance: The Annual Contingency and Equipment Allowance for books/essential apparatus/study tour/typing and binding of thesis etc. will be $ 1532 (US Dollars One thousand five hundred thirty two only) for the candidates in US and for candidates in United Kingdom, it will be 1116 (Pounds sterling One thousand one hundred sixteen only). For other countries, US Dollar or equivalent rates would be applicable.

Poll Tax: Actual shall be paid, wherever applicable.

Visa Fees: Actual visa fees in Indian Rupees will be paid.

Incidental Journey Expenses: Incidental journey expenses up to US Dollars 18.70 or its equivalent in Indian Rupees are permissible.

Fees: Tuition fees as per actual will be admissible.

Medical Insurance Premium: Actual as charged will be admissible.

Cost of Air Passage: Air passage grant on actual basis from India to the nearest place to the educational institution and back to India, by economy class and shortest route in arrangements with the national carrier, shall be provided.

Local Travel: Second or Coach class railway fare from the port of disembarkation to the place of study and back and in case of far flung places not connected by rail, bus fare(s) from the place of residence to the nearest railway station, actual charge of crossing by ferry, air fare to the nearest rail-cum-air Station and/or II class railway fare by the shortest route to the port of embarkation and back will be permissible.

All the awardees already undergoing studies abroad would also be eligible to receive the revised rates as approved in the scheme and its modified form with prospective effect.

The mode of disbursement of above listed financial assistance will be decided by Government of India and Indian Missions abroad.

TRAINING FOR SELECTED CANDIDATES
The finally selected candidates will be supported for getting Coaching for TOEFL/GRE/GMAT.

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L&T’s Build-lndia Scholarship scheme for M.Tech in Construction Technology & Management – 2017

L&T Construction, in the business of building landmarks, sponsors you to pursue M.Tech in Construction Technology & Management through L&T’s Build-lndia Scholarship scheme. The 24-month course that starts in July 2018 will be an ideal opportunity to build your career with us in Project Management & Execution.

QUALIFICATION: Only first class engineering graduates in core Civil / core Electrical Engineering who are expected to pass out in 2018 from a recognized Indian university / institute with an academic aggregate of 65% and above in B.E. / B.Tech.

SELECTION PROCESS: Involves an Online Written Test (Subject & Aptitude Tests) followed by an Interview conducted by IIT Madras/Delhi, NIT Tiruchirappalli/Surathkal in co-ordination with us. The final selection will be subject to your medical fitness.

SCHOLARSHIP: For the 24-month course, we will pay you a stipend of 13,400/- p.m. The sponsorship fee and tuition fee will be paid directly to the respective IIT or NIT.

EMPLOYMENT: Upon successful completion of the course, you will be absorbed in to Company’s rolls.

HOW TO APPLY: You may apply online in the application format for the Build-lndia Scholarship on the ‘Careers’ page of www.lntecc.com providing accurate and complete details. Log on to www.Lntecc.com > Careers Page > BIS Link > Click Apply

Registered applicants will be shortlisted by us for an online test. Only those of you shortlisted can appear for the online test.

N.B. Read our Eligibility Guidelines and Instructions given in our website thoroughly before applying.

Mark Your Calendar

Timeline Activity
27th December 2017 Last Date of Online Application
22nd January 2018 Tentative Date of Hall Ticket Download
18th February 2018 Date of Online Written Test
Last Week of March 2018 Date of interviews (Tentative)
First Week of June 2018 Issuance of Sponsorship Letters (Tentative)

Caution: L&T does not charge any fee to the candidate at any stage of recruitment. Please report any such request for fee to infodesk@larsentoubro.com

L&T Construction
A brand of Larsen & Toubro Limited
Regd. Office: Larsen & Toubro Limited, L&T House, N. M. Marg
Ballard Estate, Mumbai – 400 001, INDIA

 

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University of Tokyo Scholarship for International Students – GSS Fellowship -2017

University of Tokyo
Graduate School of Science
Scholarship for International Students
(GSS Fellowship)

Application Guidelines for April/September 2018

1. Purpose of the Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is twofold: to financially support Self-financed Overseas Students whose academic performance is outstanding and to increase the number of students from abroad.

2. Definition of Self-financed Overseas Students
?Self-financed Overseas Student? is defined in this guideline as an overseas student (person with Status of Residence as ?Student? as specified in the Immigration Control and Refugees Recognition Act [Government Ordinance No. 319, October 4, 1951] Appended Table 1-4) but excluding students receiving Foreign Students Scholarships as specified in Implementation Guidelines for International Scholarship Scheme (March 31, 1954) and students dispatched by foreign governments.

3. Eligibility
All self-financed overseas students with outstanding performance who pass the entrance examination for the Master?s Program at the Graduate School of Science to enroll in April or September 2018. Priority goes to UTRIP(University of Tokyo Research Internship Program) participants. Applicants who are already in Japan are not eligible to apply. As a rule anyone receiving or expecting to receive any other scholarship awards are excluded.

  • As a rule applicants of scholarships from private foundations (including provisional applicants) are not eligible.
  • Applicants for the JASSO?s Honors Scholarship for Privately Financed International Students will not be excluded. However, if accepted for this scholarship, it is expected that the Honors Scholarship from JASSO will be declined.
  • Applicants for the University of Tokyo Foundation for Supporting International Students (including provisional applicants) will not be excluded. However, if accepted for this scholarship, it is expected that the scholarship from the University of Tokyo Foundation will be declined.

4. Number of Recipients
A few (Enrolling in April or September)

5. Monthly Stipend
150,000 yen per month

6. Term of Scholarship
From April/September, 2018 to March/August, 2023

The Standard Program Durations for the Master and Doctoral programs stated in Article 2 of the University of Tokyo Rules on Graduate School will apply.

7. Application Procedure
Applicants should submit the application documents (Section 8) to the International Liaison Office at the Graduate School of Science by post at the time of their Graduate School application for admission into the Master?s Program.

Mailing Address
International Liaison Office
Graduate School of Science, the University of Tokyo
Room 101, Faculty of Science Bldg. 1 7-3-1
Hongo Bunkyo-ku Tokyo 113-0033 JAPAN
Tel: +81-3-5841-7630

Application Period
October 1 – 31, 2017?For those entering in April April 1 – May 1, 2018?For those entering in September

* The application must arrive no later than the last day of each application period without fail.

Download the official notification for complete details:

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Colombo Plan Scholarship in Engineering – University of Auckland – 2016

auckland_universityTHE UNIVERSITY OF AUCKLAND
Private Bag 92019
Auckland 1142, New Zealand

The Scholarship was established in 2011 and is funded by alumni of the Faculty of Engineering who studied at The University of Auckland under the Colombo Plan, together with other donors.

The main purpose of the Scholarship is to assist international students who are citizens of Colombo Plan member countries, to study undergraduate or postgraduate engineering programmes at The University of Auckland.

Closing Date: 01/08/2016
Value of Award: $3,000
No. of awards: One
Tenure: 1 year

SELECTION CRITERIA
The basis of selection will be academic merit, financial need, community activities, communication skills, leadership potential and desire to contribute positively to the engineering profession.
NOTE: Candidates must always refer to the regulations for comprehensive details about selection.

GENERAL INFORMATION

How do students apply
Please note, Scholarships usually open for application approximately 6 weeks before the closing date.

Applications are made to the Scholarship Office.

NOTE: Application can be accessed from The University of Auckland scholarships website http://www.auckland.ac.nz/scholarships.

Decision makers
The Scholarship will be awarded by the University of Auckland Council on the recommendation of a Selection Committee comprising the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering (or nominee), the Deputy Dean of Engineering (or nominee) and an academic from the Faculty of Engineering appointed by the Dean.

How and when do students learn of the decision
Approximately six weeks after the closing date by letter or email.

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award
NOTE: Regulations are occasionally updated. Candidates must always refer to the regulations for current and comprehensive information relating to conditions of the scholarships.

Additional information
The Scholarship will be awarded to an international student who is a citizen of one of the following countries: Afganistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Fiji, India, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, South Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, the United States of America and Vietnam.
Although Australia is a member country of the Colombo Plan, Australian citizens do not have international student status in New Zealand and so are not eligible to apply for this scholarship.
Students who have been offered a scholarship must meet all requirements for admission to their programme of study.
The student will be required to pay all other fees and costs inherent in pursuing study at The University of Auckland as an international student.
NOTE: Regulations are occasionally updated. Candidates must always refer to the regulations for current and comprehensive information relating to the scholarships.

Who else has information about this award
Scholarships Office, the University of Auckland.

For more information about this award contact:
The Scholarship Office
The University of Auckland
Phone: (09) 373 7599
Email: scholarships@auckland.ac.nz

For more details, CLICK HERE.

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Algonquin College, Canada International Student Scholarships 2015-2016

This scholarship is for first-year, first-term post-secondary international Algonquin College students and is based on your latest transcripts and a personal statement. Algonquin welcomes highly qualified students from around the world. This scholarship is meant to reward those applicants who have above average grades and English language proficiency.

PROGRAM OUTLINE: There are 16 x $3000 Entrance Scholarships to be awarded to your student account. For Winter 2016 intake; deadline is October 30, 2015.

ELIGIBILITY

  1. You must be an international student, paying full international student fees and not receiving any other scholarships or bursaries.
  2. You must be accepted into your program for the upcoming academic semester and have completed all conditions. (Students in the English for Academic Purposes program leading to post-secondary Algonquin Programs, please refer to the International EAP Student Scholarship program).
  3.  You must submit a completed International Student Scholarship application package

APPLICATION PROCESS:
Step 1: Scan a copy of your English Test results (unless you are from an English speaking country) and academic transcripts.
Step 2: Fill out the application form.
Step 3: Check your inbox for an email.
Step 4: Reply to the email and attach your 500-word statement, and scanned copies of your English test results and academic transcripts.

NOTIFICATION AND PRESENTATION
You will be notified by December 15, 2015 for the Winter 2016 intake. The scholarship will be given as a non-refundable $3000 credit towards your student account. If you are denied your study permit or cannot attend for any other reason, the scholarship amount will return to Algonquin College.

For more details, visit: http://www.algonquincollege.com/international/international-student-scholarship-application/

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PhD Studentship – Clinical Kinaesiology at Cardiff University, UK – 2015

cardiff_univThis PhD is funded by Cardiff University, School of Healthcare Sciences and will be supervised by Prof Robert van Deursen. This study is carried out in collaboration with the research group led by Dr Ilse Jonkers, University of Leuven within the context of the Partnership between Cardiff University and University of Leuven. Dr Ilse Jonkers is also co-supervisor for this project.

The project primarily takes place at the Research Centre for Clinical Kinaesiology, Cardiff which is a well-equipped movement laboratory; with good clinical links to a number of hospitals in the vicinity and clinical researchers in the area of rehabilitation. Part of the time the student will be working at the University of Leuven to develop the musculoskeletal modelling skills required for completion of the project.

Project title: The implications of movement adaptations in knee patients for joint control and loading

Funding:

  • This studentship consists of full UK/EU tuition fees, as well as a Doctoral Stipend matching UK Research Council National Minimum (£14,057 p.a. for 2015/16, updated each year).
  • One studentship is available.
  • Additional funding of the value £500 for running costs such as travel expenses is available.

Eligibility

Residency: Full awards (fees plus maintenance stipend) are open to UK Nationals and EU students without further restrictions.

Academic criteria: Essential:  BSc 2:1 or 1st or equivalent in relevant area (Physiotherapy; Sports/Exercise Science/Movement Science). Experience in rehabilitation research and movement analysis; computer programming for biomechanical analysis and musculoskeletal modelling.

Desirable: MSc in movement science/clinical biomechanics/movement analysis

How to Apply

In the first instance, you should submit a CV & Covering Letter to hcareresearch@cardiff.ac.uk. The successful candidate will then be invited to submit a standard application for Postgraduate Study via the Online Application Service.

The deadline for applications is 7 August 2015 at 9am

Interviews are likely to take place during mid August 2015.

For more details, visit: http://courses.cardiff.ac.uk/funding/R2568.html

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Inlaks Fine Arts Award – 2016

InlaksThe Inlaks India Foundation invites applications for the selection of Inlaks Fine Arts Awards 2016. The deadline for receiving applications for these awards is October 1st, 2015.

The award is intended to help young artists in their formative years to develop their creative talent. It provides financial assistance to enable them to work independently anywhere in India.

The parent foundation, the Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation, has been involved in the identifying and supporting exceptional talent in various areas of study like humanities, sciences, social sciences, design, visual arts, music and sports. It awards scholarships for outstanding students for higher studies abroad, as well as within the country. The Indian arm of the Foundation has been providing financial support to young artists within the country under the Inlaks Fine Arts Award scheme for several years.

About the award:
• The Award is worth Rs.3,00,000/- (Three Lakhs Only) for a period of one year.
• The awardee will have to attend an art residency programme within India for a period of 4 weeks during the course of the year.

Conditions for application:

  • The applicant for this award should be a young emerging artist under the age of 30 (by 31st December in the year of application).
  • The applicant may be a recent graduate/post-graduate or a final year student from a leading Indian institute for visual arts in India. No student of a first year masters programme will be considered.
  • The recipient should not be holding a similar/ government scholarship or award during the same tenure.
  • If the candidate has applied for the award earlier, he/she must submit a new body of work if they reapply.
  • In the case of an applicant not having a formal degree in the visual arts, it is desirable that he/she would have participated in organized art exhibitions.

Please send:
[Note: All written material should be clearly legible and preferably type-written.]

  • An application on plain paper may be sent with details of name, educational qualifications, contact address, permanent address, email id, mobile phone number, landline number and evidence of date of birth.
  • A brief essay giving details of present occupation and achievements to date (Not more than 300 words).
  • Your special need for the award and what do you propose to do with the award money. Also, if you have a project in mind, which will be supported by the award, give details regarding the project. (Not more than 500 words).
  • Please include details of all gallery shows you have been part of or are scheduled to be part of.
  • Maximum 10 samples of your work on a CD / DVD only. For Video artists, you must send 5 copies of the DVD with the application. You can also send a hard copy of your works in case the disc does not open properly. The images must only be in jpeg format, not tiff format.
  • The application will be disqualified if more than 10 images are submitted with the application.
  • The disc must contain your CV with (date of birth, complete contact address, email id, and phone number), essay and need for the award and a comprehensive list of works.

The applications may be sent to the following address:
Inlaks India Foundation
86/87 Atlanta,
Nariman Point,
Mumbai 400 021.

For more details, visit: http://www.inlaksfoundation.org/inlaks-fineart-award.aspx

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