Talent for Governance Training Scholarships

The overall aim of Talent for Governance is to strengthen local governments in developing countries and Eastern European (non-EU) countries.

They aim to achieve this through the training of young civil servants. With the gained knowledge and skills, they can work to alleviate their communities of
widespread poverty and a lack of basic services.

The Hague Academy for Local Governance, The Hague, Netherlands

Talent for governance is accepting applicants for two Talent programmes organised on the following topics,
based on the training course part of the programme:

• Climate Change & Resilient Cities – 29 September to 17 October
• Local Economic Development – 17 November to 5 December

The amount of placements will depend on the funds and internship placements in Dutch local governments.

Target group:
Young civil servants working for local governments in developing countries or Eastern European (non –EU) countries.

Scholarship value/inclusions:
The Talent programme will generally cover all basic living expenses during the stay in the Netherlands, travel costs and the training course fee of the chosen
training course. The talent must cover any additional costs from their own resources, and also contribute 100 Euros or 200 Euros to their programme costs.

You are eligible for applying for this international talent programme if,

• work for a local government ( e.g. district, municipality, city, region, province, water board etc.)
• work in one of the countries listed on the DAC country list;
• be 37 years of age or younger;
• have at least two years of work experience in local governance and have the intend to work there for at least two years more;
• speak and understand the English language well (all programmes are in English);
• be able to write and vocally defend his/her motivation for- and the relevance of the specific programme;
• be able to identify an issue/project as a Real-Life- Case within the theme of the programme for which he/she will write a Back-Home-Action Plan during the
Talent programme;
• have complete support of the employer to participate in the programme and to implement the
Back-Home-Action plan when returned home.

Application instructions:
Please download and read the Rules_and_
Regulations_Talent_for_Governance_2014 ( which has, among other, important information on application procedure, accommodation, allowances
and criteria) before you start filling in the online application form. The deadline for applications is 13 July 2014.

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.

Talent For Governance Scholarships site

International Ambassador Scholarships at University of West London

The International Ambassador Scholarship recognises and provides financial support for outstanding students who wish to act as ambassadors for the University of West London.

International Ambassadors will be active representatives of the University.

Field(s) of study:
Any full-time undergraduate or postgraduate course at the University of West London

Target group:
International Students around the world
Scholarship value/inclusions:
Scholarships are worth up to £5,000 ($7,500 USD).

Please note that these are partial scholarships.

Eligibility:
Students are eligible to apply for the scholarship if they have been offered an unconditional place to study on a full-time undergraduate or postgraduate course at the University of West
London commencing in September 2014.

Application instructions:
You can apply for the International Ambassador Scholarships in September 2014 by completing a scholarship application form. Only apply if you have been accepted to a programme offered at University of West London.

The deadline for applications is no later than 17 July 2014.

Visit the official website to access the application form and for detailed
information on how to apply for this scholarship
Apply For University of West London Ambassador Scholarship

NNPC/NAE/OANDO PSC Post Graduate Scholarship Award Scheme 2014/2015

Nigerian Agip Exploration Limited (NAE), on behalf of
the NNPC/NAE/OANDO PSC, is committed to the training and development of manpower as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility(CSR)programme.
In pursuance of this, NAE invites applications from suitably qualified and interested Nigerian graduates
for the 2014/2015 Post Graduate Scholarship Award
Scheme. The award is in two categories – Nigerian and Overseas.

ELIGIBILITY
To qualify, applicants MUST:

1. Possess a minimum of Second Class Upper Bachelors degree from a recognized Nigerian University.

2. Must have secured admission into a Nigerian or Overseas University (based on the category being applied for) for a one year Master’s Degree programme in any of the disciplines listed below.

3. Not above 28 years of age by December 2014.

4. Have completed the one year National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) programme.

COURSE OF STUDY
Only candidates with offer of admission in disciplines related to the following areas should apply;

Geosciences

Engineering (Petroleum, Civil, Structural, Mechanical, Sub Sea, Electrical, Marine, Chemical)

Petroleum Economics
Oil and Gas Law

Please note:
Shortlisted candidates will be required to take an aptitude test Successful candidates will be contacted with details
of the qualifying test via SMS text and email.

Strict compliance with above guidelines is required

Employees of NAE and other affiliate companies and their dependants are not eligible for this scholarship

Application closes Midnight 15th June, 2014.

The Computer Based Test for shortlisted candidates would be conducted on the 21st of
June 2014.

Completion of the application and test invitation shall not be construed as a commitment on the part of the NNPC/NAE/OANDO PSC nor shall it entitle applicants to make any claims whatsoever and/or seek any
indemnity from NAE and/or any of its partners by virtue of responding to this invitation to
apply for post-graduate scholarship award.

Before you start this application

1. Ensure you have clear scanned copies of the following documents:
Passport photograph (with white background not
more than 3 months old)
Valid ID card
Proof of provisional admission into any reputable university
First Degree Certificate
Birth Certificate

2. Ensure you label these scanned documents accordingly, to avoid mixing up documents during upload.

3. Ensure you attach the appropriate documents when asked to upload.

To apply, Follow the steps below:
a) Click on “apply now” tab.
b) Click on “Register Now” to create an account.
c) Click on www.scholastica.ng/schemes/naecscholarships to return to Scholarship site.
d) Enter your registered email and password to upload your information.
e) Enter your personal information, educational
information, National Identity Number (if available), other information and upload required scanned documents.
f) Ensure the name used used in applications matches the names on all documentation in same order. Upload a sworn affidavit or certificate otherwise.
g) Ensure you view all documents after uploading, to
eliminate errors during uploading.
h) Recheck application information to avoid errors.
i) Click “apply now” to submit information.
j) You will receive an email and sms that confirms your application was successful.
k) Return to www.scholastica.ng , enter your email and password to download your profile and proceed to have your academic referee sign the document.
l) Upload a scanned copy of the signed profile, this would be used for verification.

NOTE:
1. Multiple applications shall lead to disqualification
2. You must apply before you begin verification of your application details.

The Computer Based Test for shortlisted candidates would be conducted on the 21st of
June 2014.

Sydney Achievers International Scholarships

The Sydney Achievers International Scholarships are for new international students who wants to study in University of Sydney in Australia. These prestigious
scholarships are aimed at attracting high achieving, academically meritorious, international students to enjoy the ‘Sydney experience’ at one of the finest institutions of higher education in the world.

Field(s) of study:
Any eligible undergraduate or postgraduate course work program offered at the University
Target group:
The scholarships are for international students from any country.

For the undergraduate scholarships, each scholarship
has a value of AUD$10,000 each per annum, available for the CRICOS registered duration of a recipient’s program of study, for any Undergraduate
program offered at the University of Sydney (subject
to the recipient maintaining satisfactory academic progress each year).

For the postgraduate scholarships, each scholarship
has a value of AUD$10,000 each per annum (ie, $
15,000 in total for a 1.5 year program, $20,000 in total for a 2 year program), available for the CRICOS registered duration of a recipient’s program of study, for any Postgraduate Coursework program offered at
the University of Sydney (subject to the recipient
maintaining satisfactory academic progress each year).

Living allowance is NOT included in the scholarships.

Eligibility:
Undergraduate Scholarships
Applicants must have completed an Australian Year
12 qualification or an international senior secondary
qualification accepted by the University with outstanding results, as deemed by the University of Sydney.

Students completing Foundation Studies Programs offered by Australian or New Zealand universities are eligible. Students who have already commenced/completed tertiary studies, or students
transferring with credit exemptions and/or advanced
standing, are not eligible.

* For further information on equivalents to Australian
Year 12 qualifications and a table showing standard
academic requirements for some of these examinations relative to ATAR scores see
Undergraduate entry requirements.

Postgraduate Scholarships
Applicants must have completed the equivalent of an
Australian Bachelor degree qualification with outstanding results based on the Australian grading system, as deemed by the University of Sydney.
Students who have already commenced/completed
postgraduate studies, or students transferring with
credit exemptions and/or advanced standing, are not
eligible.

Application instructions:
To be considered for the Sydney Achievers International Scholarship, a candidate must
receive a Firm Offer of Admission. Applicants
receiving a Firm Offer of Admission for Semester 2,
2014 will be invited to lodge an Expression of Interest from May 2014. The closing date for the EOI form is 13 June 2014 (except for CET and Foundation Programmes applicants).

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

Sydney Achievers International Scholarships