Westminster International Scholarships 2016

Westminster International Scholarships are fully funded awards aimed at students from developing countries who wish to study a full-time Masters degree at the University.

Host Institution(s):

University of Westminster, United Kingdom

Field of study:

Any full-time Master’s Programme offered at University of Westminster.

 

Target group:

Citizens of developing and middle income countries

Scholarship value/inclusions:

Full tuition fee waivers, accommodation, living expenses and flights to and from London.

Eligibility:

You must be an international student from a developing country and hold an offer for a full-time Masters degree at University of Westminster. The main criteria are First Class Honours degree, financial need and development potential.

Application instructions:

You should only apply for a scholarship once you have applied for admission and successfully been offered a place (either conditional or unconditional) on the course you wish to study. To apply for a scholarship, you will need to complete the relevant scholarship application form and send it by POST to the Scholarship Office. The deadline for applications for entry in January 2016 is 16 October 2015.

visit the official website for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Website:

Official Scholarship Website: http://www.westminster.ac.uk/study/prospective-students/fees-and-funding/scholarships/january/westminster-international-scholarships

Denys Holland Scholarships at University College London

Denys Holland Scholarships aims to support undergraduate students from any country, who without the support of the scholarship would be unable to secure the funding required to study at
UCL, and who can demonstrate their intention to make full use of the activities offered by UCL and the Student Union.

Field of study:
Any Undergraduate Programme offered at the University

Target group:
Students from any country
Scholarship value/inclusions:
The Denys Holland Scholarships is worth £9,000 per annum and scholars may choose to use all or part of the scholarship to cover fees. Any remainder is paid to
the scholar as a maintenance stipend.
The scholarship is for one year in the first instance, but will be renewed subject to satisfactory progress, for up to a total of three years.

Eligibility:
Applicants should be:
• holding an offer of admission to UCL for full-time undergraduate study in any department;
• in financial hardship, and be able to demonstrate that without the scholarship they would be unable to
study at UCL;
• preferably aged 25 or below at the time of commencing their studies;
• able to demonstrate that they have broad interests and intend to be actively involved in and contribute to the life of the university.

Application instructions:
Applicants must provide UCL Student Number or UCAS Application in their application. Complete applications and supporting documentations should
be submitted by email before 10 July 2015.

Visit the official website to access the application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Official Scholarship Website: www.ucl.ac.uk/
prospective-students/scholarships/undergraduate/
denyshollandug

Glenmore Medical Scholarship at University of Edinburgh

The University of Edinburgh offers the
Glenmore Medical Postgraduate Scholarship for postgraduate full-time Master’s (one year) study for eligible Medical programmes offered by the University.

Host Institution(s):
University of Edinburgh, UK
Field of study:
• MSc by Research Biomedical Sciences
• MSc by Research Cardiovascular Biology
• MSc Human Anatomy
• MSc by Research Integrative Neuroscience
• MMedSci Medical Sciences
• MPH Public Health
• MSc Regenerative Medicine: Clinical and Industrial Delivery
• MSc by Research Reproductive Sciences
• MSc Science Communication and Public Engagement

Target group:
International student from the following countries:
Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Armenia,
Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan,
Bolivia, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape
Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the
Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial
Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Haiti, Ivory Coast, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kyrgyzstan, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar,
Nambia, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, Paraguay, Republic of Moldova, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, South
Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tajikistan, Tanzania, The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Yemen, Zambia,
and Zimbabwe.

Scholarship value/inclusions:
The scholarship will have a value of £20,600 and will be tenable for one academic year.
The scholarship will cover tuition fees of up to £20,600 with any surplus paid as a stipend.

Eligibility:
The scholarship will be awarded to an
applicant who is accepted for admission on a full-time basis on one of the listed eligible Human Medical programmes.

Applicants should already have been offered a place at the University of Edinburgh and should have firmly accepted that offer or be intending to do so.
It is hoped that students would wish to return to the Developing World on completion of their studies where their work and furthered medical studies will benefit the area.

Application instructions:
Eligible applicants should complete an online application form. The closing date for applications is 30 June 2015.
Please note that you will not be able to
access the online application form unless
you have applied for admission to the
University of Edinburgh and have full EASE authentication.

Official Scholarship Website:
www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/student-funding/postgraduate/international/medicine-vet-medicine/glenmore

Hubert Humphrey Fellowships 2016

The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program is a one year of professional enrichment in the United States for professionals from designated countries
throughout the world. The Fellowship
provides ten months of non-degree
academic study* and related professional
experiences in the United States.

Hubert Humphrey Fellows are
selected based on their potential for
leadership and their commitment to public service in either the public or private sector.

*The Humphrey Program is a non-degree
program. Participants may complete
academic coursework at their host university to update their academic and professional knowledge in their field, but they do not receive an academic degree as a result of their participation in the Program.

Host Institution(s):
Fellows are placed at one of the participating USA universities. Fellows are not able to choose which university they will attend. Rather, they are assigned in diverse groups of 7-15 to the most appropriate host institution based on their area of interest and professional field.

Field of study:
• Agricultural and Rural Development
• Communications/Journalism
• Economic Development
• Educational Administration, Planning and Policy
• Finance and Banking
• Higher Education Administration
• HIV/AIDS Policy and Prevention
• Human Resource Management
• Law and Human Rights
• Natural Resources, Environmental Policy and Climate Change
• Public Health Policy and Management
• Public Policy Analysis and Public
Administration
• Substance Abuse Education, Treatment and Prevention
• Teaching of English as a Foreign Language
• Technology Policy and Management
• Trafficking in Persons Policy and Prevention
• Urban and Regional Planning

Number of Awards:
Approximately 200 Fellowships are awarded annually.

Target group:
Citizens of eligible countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, Europe and Eurasia, Middle East and North Africa, East Asia and Pacific, South and Central Asia, and Western Hemisphere.

Scholarship value/inclusions:
The Fellowship provides for:
• Payment of tuition and fees at the
assigned host university;
• Pre-academic English language training, if required;
• A maintenance (living) allowance,
including a one-time settling-in allowance;
• Accident and sickness coverage;
• A book allowance;
• A one-time computer subsidy;
• Air travel (international travel to and
from the U.S. for the program and
domestic travel to required program
events);
• A Professional Development allowance
for professional activities, such as field
trips, professional visits and conferences.

Eligibility:
The applicant must have:
• an undergraduate (first university)
degree,
• a minimum of five years of substantial
professional experience,
• limited or no prior experience in the
United States,
• demonstrated leadership qualities,
• a record of public service in the
community, and
• English language ability

Please contact theUS embassy Public Affairs Section or Fulbright Commission in your country to learn about possible specific program requirements (link
found below).

Application instructions:
The deadlines for applicants vary by country but falls around May to September each year. Please check with the Embassy or Fulbright Commission in your country to learn
about the exact deadline for submitting
applications. Embassies and Commissions must submit their nominations to the Institute of International Education office in
Washington, DC by 1 October.

Please contact the Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy or Bi-national Fulbright Commission in your country for more information about application procedures.
It is important to read the FAQs and visit the
official website (link found below) for detailed
information on how to apply for this
scholarship.
Website:
Official Scholarship Website: http://humphreyfellowship.org/

University of Queensland IWC Masters Scholarships

Scholarships are available to study the IWC Master of Integrated Water Management (MIWM).

Host Institution(s):
The University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia

Field of study:
Masters in Integrated Water Management (MIWM)

Target group:
A – Future water leaders from developing
countries in Asia-Pacific, Africa, South and Central America, the Caribbean, Europe and the Middle-East (see details in table below).
B – Future water leader from selected
countries in North America, Europe, the
Middle East or Asia (see details in table
below).

Scholarship coverage/inclusion:
A – Each scholarship is valued at
approximately AU$ 89,811 and will cover full tuition fees, living costs, return air travel to Australia, student visa and overseas health cover.
B – The scholarship is valued at
approximately AU$ 50,776 and will cover full tuition fees and overseas health cover.

Eligibility:
To apply for a scholarship, you must have all of the following:
• A completed undergraduate degree in
a related field of study from an
internationally-recognised institution;
• At least two years of professional
experience (paid work or volunteering
experience) relevant to the program.
• International candidates must also
demonstrate English Language
Proficiency (see UQ’s Policy including
minimum scores for IELTS, TOEFL or PTE).
A proof of English language proficiency
needs to be uploaded with the online
application form.

Application instructions:
International scholarship candidates are no longer required to apply for the MIWM program admission at The University of Queensland (UQ) alongside their scholarship application. To apply, complete an online application form by 1 August 2015.

Shortlisted applicants will be contacted (via email) on 18 August 2015 and will then be invited to submit an application for admission into the MIWM program at The University of Queensland (UQ).

Please go through the IWC Scholarships
Terms & Conditions and visit the official
website to access the application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Website:
http://
www.watercentre.org/education/programs/
scholarships/iwc-masters-scholarships-
international

Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Netherlands Scholarship

Middle East and North Africa
(MENA) Scholarship Programme in Netherlands for mid-career professionals from Middle East and
North Africa.

You can use an MSP scholarship for a number of selected short courses
in one of the following fields of study:
Economics
Commerce
Management and Accounting
Agriculture and Environment
Mathematics
Natural sciences and Computer sciences
Engineering
Law Public Administration
Public order and Safety
Humanities
Social sciences
Communication and Arts

The MENA Scholarship Programme (MSP) enables professionals from ten selected countries to participate in a short course in the Netherlands. The
overall aim of the MSP is to contribute to the democratic transition in the participating countries. It also aims at building capacity within organisations,
by enabling employees to take part in short courses in various fields of study.

There are scholarships available for short courses with a duration of two to twelve weeks.

The MSP target group consists of professionals, aged up to 45, who are nationals of and work in one of the
selected countries.
Scholarships are awarded to individuals, but the need for training must be demonstrated within the
context of the organisation for which the applicant works. The training must help the organisation develop its capacity. Therefore, applicants must be nominated by their employers who have to motivate their nomination in a supporting letter.

The candidates must be nationals of and working in one of the selected countries.

Who is qualified to apply?
A candidate applying for a MENA scholarship must:
apply for a course on the MENA course list 2015;
not have received a MENA Scholarship in the three years prior to the start of the proposed MENA course;
complete a MENA scholarship application form and submit all the required documentation to the
Netherlands Embassy;
be a national of and working in one of the seven selected countries;
be a mid-career professional with at least three years’ work experience;
not be employed by:
– a multinational corporation (e.g. Shell, Unilever);
– a large national and/or commercial organisation;
– a bilateral donor organisation (e.g. USAID, DFID, Danida, Sida, BuZa, FinAid, AusAid, ADC, SwissAid);
– a multilateral donor organisation, (e.g. a UN organisation, the World Bank, the IMF, Asian Development Bank, African Development Bank, IADB);
– an international NGO (e.g. Oxfam, Plan, Care).
meet the admission requirements of the selected course. As such he or she must have at least a diploma or a bachelor’s degree in one of the
selected fields of study and meet other educational or professional requirements, which may vary per
course offer evidence of proficiency in speaking and writing the language of instruction (English in most cases).

A MENA scholarship is a contribution to the costs of the selected short course and is intended to supplement the salary that the scholarship holder
must continue to receive during the study period.
The following items are covered:
subsistence allowance international travel costs
visa costs
course fee
medical insurance
allowance for study materials.
The allowances are considered to be sufficient to cover one person’s living expenses during the study period. The scholarship holders must cover any
other costs from their own resources.

Eligible African Countries: Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Iraq, Libya, Lebanon, Morocco, Oman, Syria and Tunisia

Application Deadline: August 2015

How to Apply
Visit Scholarship site for details

DAAD Masters Scholarships for Public Policy and Good Governance 2015

The DAAD Masters Scholarships for Public Policy and Good Governance Programme offers very good
graduates from developing countries the chance to obtain a Master’s degree in disciplines that are of special relevance for the social, political and economic development of their home country at German institutions of higher education.

The scholarships are awarded for selected Master courses at German institutions of higher education
listed below:
• Hertie School of Governance, Berlin: Master of Public Policy (MPP)
• University of Duisburg-Essen: MA Development and Governance
• Willy Brandt School of Public Policy at the University of Erfurt: Master of Public Policy (MPP)
• Leuphana University of Lüneburg: Public Economics, Law and Politics (PELP)
• Hochschule Osnabrück: Management in Non-Profit Organisations
• University of Osnabrück: Master of Democratic Governance and Civil Society
• University of Passau: Master of Governance and Public Policy
• University of Potsdam: Master of Public Management (MPM)

The courses have an international orientation and are taught in German and/or English.

The scholarship scheme is open to candidates from Africa, Latin America, North/Central America, South Asia, Southeast Asia as well as from countries in the Middle East. See list of eligible countries.

Scholarship value/inclusions:
DAAD scholarship holders are exempt from tuition fees. DAAD pays a monthly scholarship rate of currently 750 €. The scholarship also includes
contributions to health insurance in Germany.

In addition, DAAD grants an appropriate travel allowance and a study and research subsidy as well
as rent subsidies and/or allowances for spouses and/ or children where applicable.

Eligibility:
The scholarship targets very well qualified graduates with a first university degree (Bachelor or equivalent) who in the future want to actively contribute to the social and economic development of their home
countries. The scholarships are offered both for young graduates without professional experience and for mid-career professionals.

The main DAAD criteria for selection are: the study results, knowledge of English (and German), political and social engagement, a convincing description of the subject-related and personal motivation for the study project in Germany and the expected benefit after the return to the home country.

The university degree should have been obtained during the six years before the application for the
scholarship. Applicants cannot be considered if they have been in Germany for more than 15 months at
the time of application.

All Master courses have further additional requirements that must be fulfilled by the applicants at any case.

Application instructions:
Application period will start on 1 June 2015. Please submit your applications for the selected Master courses and for the DAAD scholarship to the respective universities only (not to DAAD).

Please fill in the DAAD application form by indicating your desired priority of study courses. The application period at all 8 universities is from 1 June – 31 July 2015.

Read the 2016 Snnouncement and
visit the website to access the
application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Website:
Official Scholarship Website: https://www.daad.de/deutschland/stipendium/datenbank/en/21148-scholarship-database/?status=&origin=&subjectGrps=&daad=&q=public%20policy&page=1&detail=10000039