Apply for Search ENS International Selection Scholarships in France 2016

Each year, École Normale Supérieure (ENS) organizes an international selection allowing the most promising international students, either in Science or in Arts & Humanities, to follow a two or three-year Masters Degree at the University.

Host Institution(s):

École Normale Supérieure in Paris, France

Field(s) of study:

Eligible Masters Courses in Science or Arts & Humanities

Number of Scholarships:

Not specified.

Target group:

International students from all geographical backgrounds and from all disciplines.

Scholarship value/inclusions:

Monthly grant of 1,000 Euros for two or three years.

Eligibility:

• Candidates must not be after their 25th birthday on December 1st.
• Candidates must not have applied to the International Selection before.
• Candidates must not have lived in France more than 10 months during the academic year of the selection (September 1st – August 31st) nor the previous year.
• Candidates must justify at least one year of undergraduate studies awarded by a foreign university during the calendar year preceding the start of applications.
• Candidates justify at least two years of undergraduate studies in a foreign university, on the 1stof September following admission.

On rare occasions, the Director of ENS may authorize applications from candidates whose academic background is non-standard.

Application instructions:

Online applications are open from 1 December 2015 to 1 February 2016. Candidates whose applications are selected will be asked to come to Paris for written and oral examinations in July.

It is important to read the International Selection FAQ 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

Apply for EPFL Excellence Fellowships 2016/17

EPFL offers a limited number of fellowships at the Master’s level to students with outstanding academic records. Some of the fellowships are financed by EPFL directly and others through partnerships with foundations or companies.

Host Institution(s):

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland

Field of study:

Eligible Master’s Programme offered at University

Number of Awards:

Limited

Target group:

All students including international students

Scholarship value/inclusions:

For external applicants, the scholarship includes CHF 16’000 per academic year split into monthly payments (CHF 32’000 for a two-year Master’s or CHF 24’000 for a 1 1/2 year Master’s) and reservation of a room in student’s accommodation.

Note that accommodation, tuition fees, visa fees, etc. must be paid by the fellowship holder.

Eligibility:

Anyone applying to an EPFL Master’s Program is eligible. The selection of candidates and the granting of the fellowships is done based solely on the evaluation of the academic records of the candidates.

Application instructions:

The application is done via the same online form than your application to a Master’s program. It is however necessary to tick a box indicating that your profile should also be considered for an excellence fellowship. Applications can be filled online from mid-November to the 15th of January, or from the 16th of January to the 15th of April. Candidates who need a visa are strongly advised to apply by the January deadline.

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

Vice Chancellor’s International Scholarship for Research Excellence at University of Nottingham

The University of Nottingham offers scholarships for outstanding international students who wish to pursue a PhD or MPhil research programme at the University.

Host Institution(s):

University of Nottingham, United Kingdom

Field of study:

Full-time Research Degree Programme, PhD or MPhil, in any subject area*. Each faculty has research priority areas; please check with individual faculties regarding their areas of research.

*Engineering research students should apply for the Dean of Engineering Research Scholarship for International Excellence.

Number of Awards:

50

Target group:

Students classified as ‘overseas’ for fee purposes

Scholarship value/inclusions:

Full tuition fee.

Eligibility:

Applicants must be classified as ‘overseas’ for fee purposes and already hold an offer to start a full-time research degree programme, PhD or MPhil, at Nottingham in September or October 2016, any subject area*

Application instructions:

You must receive an offer of study before applying for the scholarship. Application for admission to study at Nottingham must be received at least six weeks before the scholarship closing date to allow time for the Admissions office to process the application and confirm your offer, before you can apply for the scholarship. The closing date for scholarships applications is11 March 2016.

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

Website:

Official Website

Foundation Hoffman Scholarship at University of the People

Generously donated by the Fondation Hoffmann, this scholarship is available to all students studying towards an associate’s degree who can partially fund their studies. Recipients of this scholarship will have up to ten Exam Processing Fees funded, enabling motivated students from around the world the opportunity to earn an accredited academic degree.

Host Institution(s):

University of the People (UoPeople) – the world’s first non-profit, accredited, tuition-free, degree-granting online academic institution dedicated to opening access to higher education globally for allqualified individuals, despite financial, geographic or societal constraints.

Field(s) of study:

Business Administration and Computer Science

Number of Scholarships:

Not specified

Target group:

Refugees and/or asylum seekers, as defined here, as well as degree-seeking students admitted to UoPeople.

Scholarship value/inclusions:

University of the People is a tuition-free, non-profit institution. In order to remain sustainable, UoPeople charges small processing fees for application and examination processing. Applicants are charged a one-time $50 Application Processing Fee to cover the cost of reviewing and processing an application.

UoPeople charges an Exam Processing Fee of $100 per end-of-course exam. These fees, including the projected maximum cost for the entire degree program, are publicized on the website and in the Catalog.

The Fondation Hoffman Scholarship covers the cost of ten – out of twenty – exam processing fees towards an associate’s degree.

Eligibility:

Applicants must be 18 years and older and prove high school completion through the submission of a high school diploma and transcripts. Exemptions may be made for applicants who are not able to produce these documents due to various reasons, including refugee status. All applicants must complete the application requirements and undergo the application process in order to be considered for admission into the program. Further information regarding UoPeople admissions requirements.

The Fondation Hoffman Scholarship is available to Syrian refugees and/or Degree Seeking students who were previously awarded a Fondation Hoffmann Scholarship for their studies at UoPeople.

Application instructions:

Students wishing to apply to the Fondation Hoffman Scholarship through UoPeople need first to be admitted to the University. Once a student receives hisher official notice of admission, they are eligible to request financial assistance from one of the many scholarship opportunities available at UoPeople, including the Fondation Hoffman Scholarship. Individuals applying to the university with refugee and/or asylum seeking status should notify the Office of Admissions at the beginning of their application process.

Individuals who are classified as refugees and/or asylum seekers are invited to apply for this exciting scholarship opportunity to study towards their associate’s degree in computer science or business administration. Interested individuals should first complete the UoPeople online application. Upon admittance to UoPeople, applicants will be invited to submit a request for financial assistance.

Don’t miss this incredible scholarship opportunity – apply today!

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

Website:

For detailed information regarding the Fondation Hoffman Scholarship, click here.

1,000 Heinrich Boll Scholarships for International Students In Germany – Undergraduate, Masters & PhD – 2016/2017

About 1, 000 International Students are set to be shortlisted for Heinrich Böll Foundation International Scholarships for Undergraduates, Graduates, and PhD Students to study at Universities in Germany in 2016/17.

Course Areas: Any subject area is applicable.

The Heinrich Böll Foundation grants scholarships to approximately 1,000 undergraduates, graduates, and doctoral students of all subjects and nationalities per year, who are pursuing their degree at universities, universities of applied sciences (‘Fachhochschulen’), or universities of the arts (‘Kunsthochschulen’) in Germany.

Selection Criteria

Scholarship recipients are expected to have excellent academic records, to be socially and politically engaged, and to have an active interest in the basic values of the foundation: ecology and sustainability, democracy and human rights, self determination and justice.

Eligibility

The following general requirements apply to international student applicants (except EU citizens) who wish to study in Germany:

  • You must be enrolled at a state-recognized university or college (e.g. Fachhochschule) in Germany at the time the scholarship payments begin.
  • You should provide proof that you have already graduated with an initial professional qualification. This programme mainly supports students aiming for a Masters degree.
  • You need a good knowledge of German, and require you provide proof of your proficiency. Please note that the selection workshop (interviews, group discussions) will normally be in German. Exceptions (interview in English) are, however, possible.
  • Unfortunately, the current guidelines specify that the foundation cannot support foreign scholarship holders for stays abroad in third countries for more than four weeks.
  • You should definitely apply for a scholarship before the start of your studies, in order to ensure long-term support and cooperation.
  • The Heinrich Böll Foundation cannot award you a scholarship, if you are studying for a one-year Masters degree and were not previously supported by the foundation.
  • Applications are possible before you begin your study programme or within the first three semesters.
  • Applicants must provide proof that they have been accepted as a doctoral student by an institution of higher education in Germany or an EU country (for doctoral scholarship).

Number of Scholarships: Approximately 1000

Duration of Scholarship: Scholarship will be offered for the duration of the undergraduate, Masters or Doctoral programme

Eligible Countries: International Students

To be taken at (country): Universities, Universities of Applied Sciences, or Universities of the Arts in Germany

Application Deadlines: 2 September 2015 (Autumn) and 3 March 2016 (Spring)

Offered annually? Yes

How to Apply

The application form will be completed online; additional application documents will be submitted as PDF.

Visit the Scholarship Webpage

Sponsors: The Heinrich Böll Foundation, Germany

Note: Application deadlines are normally twice a year: 1 March and 1 September. It is important to read the Heinrich Boll Foundation Scholarship Brochure and visit the official website for details on how to apply for this scholarship.

Win $150,000 in Facebook Internet.org Innovation Challenge in Africa 2016

The Internet.org Innovation Challenge in Africa supports Internet.org’s vision of a connected world. To this end, the goal of the Challenge is to recognize individuals and organizations that are working on internet-based solutions to promote education and economic empowerment in countries throughout Africa.

Five of the ten fastest growing economies in the world are African countries. The challenge hopes to insure that communities in these quickly growing economies are well-equipped with internet technologies for learning and economic empowerment. Internet.org believes that education and economic empowerment will enable equitable economic growth and development in these communities.

The Challenge will encourage the development of apps, websites and online services that provide real value for people under the following pillars:

(1) Learning/Education: Apps, websites or online services that make use of technology to inspire and deliver learning
(2) Economic Empowerment: Apps, websites or online services that help to advance the economic strength and ability of communities

Who is eligible to participate?

Individuals and organizations around the world are eligible to participate so long as their applications, websites or services are designed to meet the needs of the above mentioned categories. (Note: Residents of countries where the United States has trade restrictions will not be eligible. See the “Rules” section above for details.)

Selection Criteria

Entries will be judged based on innovation, impact, scalability and launch-readiness.

  • Innovation: How original, groundbreaking or creative is the app, website or service?
  • Impact: Will the app, website or service impact numerous lives in meaningful ways?
  • Scalability: Does the app, website or service scale technically? What percentage of the designated population will it reach? Is the content localized? Is multilingual support available?
  • Launch-readiness: How soon will the app, website or service be publicly available, beyond prototypes and limited trials, if it isn’t already? If it’s already publicly available, how stable and consistent is its performance?

Selection of winners will take place at the judges’ sole discretion.

Prizes

One Innovation Challenge Award prize in the amount of $150,000 USD will be presented to the app, website or service that the judges determine best meets the needs of each of the two categories: Learning/Education and Economic Empowerment (2 awards total).

Each of the Innovation Challenge Award winners will also be eligible to receive more than $60,000 USD in tools and services from FbStart, a Facebook program designed to help early stage mobile startups build and grow their apps.

In addition, two Impact Award prizes in the amount of $50,000 USD will be presented to two apps, websites or services designed for each of the two pillars (4 awards total).

Application period: Entry will be accepted from on December 1, 2015 to May 1, 2016. Winners will be announced in September 2016.

How to enter

You may develop your app, website or service on any platform, so long as it works on a mobile device. Keep in mind that the platform you choose will affect your application’s potential reach, which is a consideration in the judging process. In order to maximize your potential reach, consider widely accessible platforms like mobile web and Android. If you are looking for a hosting platform, Parse offers free application tools and limited hosting

Please review the Internet.org Innovation Challenge rules carefully before entering.

Download the PDF

Request a copy by emailing challengerules@Internet.org.

Please send a signed copy of the rules to africa_enterchallenge@internet.org in addition to the application below.

Visit challenge webpage to apply.

How to Survive Going to School Abroad – Learn & Rule

Going to school or university in another country can be exciting, but it can also be daunting. Once you’ve been accepted to an educational institution abroad, you have to start thinking about how you’re going to manage the day-to-day logistics of living and studying in another country. Here are some tips to make the transition easier.

1. Study the culture of the country in which you’re going to study extensively before you go. Talk to people from that country by joining a MeetUp group or asking your friends if they know anyone from there. When you know the holidays, worldviews, religion, history, values, and other information about a country’s people, you can better understand and appreciate your time there.

2. Plan your trip to the country before you start school as carefully as possible. Give yourself enough time to secure a visa, finances to live there, find accommodations, etc. Arrive in the country at least a week or two early to get your bearings. You’ll want to know where to purchase food and other daily necessities, where the nearest public transportation point is, how to find your classes when they start, get your class schedule, purchase textbooks, etc.

3. Relax. You want to enjoy your time in the country. Take trips around to check out the local scenery and historical points. Make friends from that country. Don’t get so worked up about school and your work that you miss out on the experience of living in another nation. Remember to actually live. Studying shouldn’t be your whole life.

4. Learn as much of the local language as possible. If your classes are in your native language, but the locals speak another language, it definitely makes the process of learning easier; however, daily conversations with people outside of the classroom can be difficult. Immersion is the best way to learn a language, so take advantage of your time there, and learn the local lingo.

5. Get a job if your visa allows you to. You’ll earn some extra cash for expenses, and you’ll also be able to get a better idea of what life is really like for local residents.

In the end, it’s important to fully experience life outside of your textbooks. Talk to local people, and learn what makes their country so great.

Talent for Governance Training Scholarship for Developing Countries

Starting in May, the Hague Academy will begin its Talent for Governance series, where young civil servants from developing nations and Eastern Europe to learn about civil service related themes, responsibilities and roles.

The scholarship covers the travel costs and the training, as well as lodging and food.

To apply, a candidate must first choose one of their three programs:

1) Citizen Participation and Inclusive Governance.

Course introduction

Responsive governments and empowered citizens are important conditions for inclusive development. But what can governments and civil society do to make sure that all voices are heard?

In the training course Citizen Participation and Inclusive Governance you will discuss how governments can inform and involve their citizens, including minorities and marginalized groups. You will also learn how civil society can be strengthened in such a way that citizens can hold their governments accountable and bring their concerns on the table.

International expertise and exchange

The participation ladder, the accountability chain, the do’s and don’ts in participation processes, the basic principles of lobby and advocacy and the role of the media: these topics will all be part of the discussion. International experts will introduce you to the concepts and afterwards there will be plenty of opportunity to exchange ideas with them and the other participants.

Urban renewal and ‘neighborhood dads’

This training will be a true experience! You will meet the Ombudsman of The Hague, do a media training at Radio Netherlands Training Center and visit examples of joint policy making and multi-stakeholder governance, such as the joint design of a green and car-free neighborhood in Amsterdam and the cooperation between local security actors and citizens to improve social cohesion in neighborhoods. Enlightening case studies are the social housing project of Camdeboo in South Africa and improving transparency in La Paz.

2) Local Economic Development.

3) Local Service Delivery.

To apply to the program is one application, but applying for a scholarship is separate. Also, at this time, only application for the first option is available.

The scholarship information is here.

Latest Study In Canada Scholarship Programs For 2016

If you think your country’s government-prescribed academic curriculum’s aren’t enough to quench your thirst for knowledge, and if you think you have what it takes to be away from home for a long time, then you are one of the few who deserve to avail of an international scholarship. Many countries accept international students including Canada and the United States. Most students and people in general would like no more than to set foot on these countries as for most, these countries represent tremendous opportunity.

Canada is a country that currently welcomes international students and workers to further bolster its growing economy. There are several government-sponsored and privately-sponsored Canadian scholarship programs for international students such as:

  • The Canada-CARICOM Leadership Scholarship Program – available only for CARICOM-member (Caribbean Community) countries.
  • Canada-Chile Leadership Exchange Program – Available for students from Chile.
  • Emerging Leaders in the Americas Program – for students from Latin American countries and also from the Caribbean.
  • Concordia University International Undergraduate Awards – which are scholarships offered to qualified international students to study in Montreal’s Concordia University. This is open to international undergrads.
  • University of Calgary International Scholarships – an opportunity for international students to study at the University of Calgary.
  • University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowships – open to graduate students from anywhere in the world.
  • University of British Columbia – open to outstanding undergraduate students worldwide.
  • York University International Student Program – for international students who wish to study in Toronto.

For the chosen few who wish to avail of these Canadian Scholarship opportunities, all that’s needed to do is to consult the local Canadian Embassy or coordinate with your country’s Department of Education.

After getting the details needed and you think you’re qualified, contact your chosen program. Next, these programs will finance your academic needs but not your day-to-day expenses. Ensure you’re financially capable before going further or even beginning the endeavor. Also, have a plan B. Consult more than one program as international studies is a highly competitive area with very few slots.

NEW: African Education Scholarship at University of Westminster United Kingdom 2016/2017

The Africa Education scholarship is intended to benefit an education professional involved in higher education in sub-Saharan Africa 2016/2017.

Accepted Subject Areas: All courses offered at the University

About Scholarship

The University of Westminster UK is a public research university located in London, United Kingdom. Its antecedent institution, the Royal Polytechnic, was founded in 1838 and was the first polytechnic to open in England.

The University of Westminster is offering International Scholarships for full-time Masters degree. These generous awards are aimed at fully funding you if you are from a developing country and will study a full-time Masters degree at the University. Particular preference will be given to you if you can demonstrate how the knowledge you acquire from your studies will aid the development of your own country.

Scholarship Offered Since: Not specified

Scholarship Type: full-time Masters Scholarship

By what Criteria is Selection Made?

First Class Honours degree, financial need and development potential

Who is qualified to apply?

You must be from sub-Saharan Africa and hold an offer for a full-time Masters degree at the University.

Number of scholarships: One

What are the benefits?

Full tuition fee award, accommodation at International Students House, living expenses and flights to and from London

How long will sponsorship last?

For the duration of the masters degree programme

Eligible Countries: Africa

To be taken at (country): University of Westminster, UK

Application Deadline: 03 May 2016

Offered annually? Yes

How to Apply

Visit the Scholarship Webpage

Sponsor: University of Westminster.

Important Notes: You will be required to formally accept the scholarship and its conditions by signing the contract that is sent with your awarding letter. During and after your period of study you may be asked to participate in promotional activities for the University. This may include receptions and social events, testimonial or publicity articles or even assisting with activities in your home country.

Wells Mountain Foundation Scholarships 2016/17

Wells Mountain Foundation Scholarships: The purpose of the Foundation is primarily to support programs and individuals in developing nations or other situations of extreme poverty.

Each year the Foundation’s Empowerment Through Education program provides support to a number of students as they pursue various educational objectives.

Support is provided for post-secondary school (college, university, polytechnic, trade school). Support is not provided for graduate degrees or study in the US, UK or other developedcountries.

Financial support is primarily to cover the costs of the education itself and directly related expenses including books and supplies.

Scholarships are generally granted for the full period of study, however, recipients must maintain good grades and provide copies of all semester reports and grades as they are received.

The scholarship can be discontinued at any time in the event of unsatisfactory performance.

The scholarship awards are determined by the Scholarship Committee of the Board of Directors of the Wells Mountain Foundation and awarded once a year.

The foundation does not require the applicantto pay an admission or processing fee or to buy a number to have the application reviewed.

Wells Mountain Foundation ScholarshipsEligibility

An ideal candidate is a student, male or female, from a country in the developing world, who:

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Successfully completed a secondary education, with good to excellent grades.Will be studying in their country or anothercountry in the developing world.Plans to live and work in their own country after they graduate.Has volunteered prior to applying for this scholarship and/or is willing to volunteer while receiving the WMF scholarship.May have some other funds available for their education, but will not be able to go to school without a scholarship.Submits a complete, legible application in English (please proof-read). Incompleteapplications will not be considered.

Scholarships Cover

Scholarships range from $300.US to a rare high of $3000.US and cover

Tuition and fees.Books and materials.Room rent and meals.

Scholarships do not Cover

Education at a college, polytechnic or university in the United States, UK, Australia, or Europe (with one exception – Bergen Community College in Paramus, NJ, USA – foreign students in that college can apply).Masters or Doctorate degrees. A medical degree, however, is acceptable.Laptop computers, conferences or trips.Debts or past due tuition bills.
Applications must be received by April 1

For more scholarship information andapplication materials, visit: Wells Mountain Foundation Scholarships.

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Islamic Development Bank Group Young Professionals Programme, Saudi Arabia (Fully Funded), 2016/17

The Young Professionals Program (YPP) is the strategic talent pipeline for the professional career in the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Group. The Program is designed for outstanding young graduates who can significantly help the IDB Group to carry out its mission and attain its objectives.

Deadline:06-Apr-2017

Business Unit: Corporate Services Complex.

Function: Leadership and Staff Development Division.

Department: Human Resources Management Department.

Country: Saudi Arabia.

Location: Saudi Arabia – Jeddah.

This Program enables each Young Professional (YP) to receive extensive exposure and experience of the IDB Group’s various activities through job rotations in different departments. Participants will initially spend two weeks Orientation stage in HRMD.

Then, 27 months in Foundation stage which will be split into three rotations of 9 months each in IDB Group departments.

Participants will also benefit from a coaching/career counselling arrangement and a wide range of relevant training and developmental opportunities.Upon successful program completion, the participant will gradually climb up the professional grades in the IDB Group.

ELIGIBILITY: Prospective candidates for the YPP must fulfill the following minimum requirements:

Holds a Bachelor degree in development, education, economics, finance, accounting, business administration, engineering, information technology and law or any other specializations relevant to the work of the Bank from highly reputed Universities or international centers of excellence.

Outstanding academic record. The indicators of high grades shall be based on education system of each country or region.

The following grades from different education systems shall form a baseline for candidate’s eligibility for the YP program:

GPA 3.5 on the scale of 4 or equivalent for any other system
‘A’ Grade according to regional systems following ABC grading
‘Excellent’ (ممتاز) in Arab, Russian or any other region’s system following such grading system
Bien in French and Francophone systems.
2nd Class Upper Honors in British system
Shall be a citizen of an IDB member country; applicants from Muslim communities of non-member countries may be admitted
African Countries in the IDB: Guinea Bissau: Libya, Nigeria, Sudan, Togo, Uganda, Gabon, Gambia, Guinea , Mali , Mauritania , Morocco , Mozambique,Niger, Algeria,Benin, Sierra Leone, Cote dIvoire, Djibouti, Tunisia, Burkina Faso, Chad, Cameroon, Egypt,Somalia, Senegal.
Age not more than 32 years at the time of interviews. May be allowed to attend interviews if they are under the age requirement at the date of application.
No working experience is required. However, experience shall be considered favourably.

Applicants in the following categories shall be considered as Priority candidates subject to their meeting entry requirements:

a) Professionals with experience in a field directly related to the IDB Group’s activities particularly experience working in global organizations

b) Under-represented nationalities from IDB member countries

c) Master’s degree or its equivalent or Ph.D

d) Good command of Arabic or either English or French provided he/she is able to work in English.

Foundation Stage

Two weeks Orientation at HRMD
Three department rotations of 9 months duration each
The objective of this stage is to develop/strengthen the foundation of YPs with required competencies, knowledge and skills needed in the IDB Group, so that they could succeed professionally

Integration Stage

YPs shall be confirmed in one of the departments subject to meeting requirements
Assigned a 3 to 6 months graduation project
YPs are expected to be in this stage between 1 year to 2 years before considered for graduation
The integrated YPs shall be exposed to LeadDP (Leadership Development Program)
YPs to be fully integrated with the IDB’s operations and culture
Graduation

HRMD shall ensure that the YP is ready for the professional role
Direct placement on the grade of the position for which he/she was selected
Successful YPs awarded Certificate of Graduation

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS:

Basic Salary: Internationally competitive tax free salary based on education and experience of the YPs.
COLA: Cost of living allowance as per the management’s decision.

Transportation Allowance: Lump sum monthly payment besides basic salary.
Spouse Allowance: 5% of basic salary if the spouse is not working.

Housing Allowance: To a certain maximum limit.

Children Education Allowance: 75% of the actual costs of education to a prescribed limit.

Air Tickets: Granted for home leave
Dependency Allowance: A maximum of 5 dependents.

Medical Coverage: Medical treatment for staff members and their dependents
Leave: 24 working days leave for new staff members during one year in addition to 10 days casual leave to attend emergencies. YPs are only allowed to consume a maximum of 10 days annual leave once in each rotation.

Staff Retirement Plan: Co-contribution.
Group Personnel Accident Insurance
Medical Treatment Fund for Retirees: The IDB offers staff members the opportunity to participate in a medical treatment fund for retirement on a cost sharing basis.
Relocation Travel
Installation Allowance
Relocation Shipment
Car Financing
Required attachments:

Transcripts for Bachelor Degree with GPA scores clearly displayed
Transcripts for Masters & PhD, with GPA scores where applicable
Recent passport-sized photograph

Apply Now for the 2016 Islamic Development Bank Group Young Professionals Program.

New Zealand Development Scholarships for African Students 2016-17

New Zealand Aid Programme Scholarships offers the opportunity to people from targeted African countries to undertake development-related studies at tertiary education institutions in New Zealand

Eligible Fields of study: Preference will be given to candidates who apply to study in academic disciplines relating to one or more of the following:

Agriculture development

  • Agri-business management, agricultural economics, agricultural systems and management, rural development, domestic supply chains and distribution, Natural Resource and Environmental Management
  • Biology, vegetable production, livestock/animal husbandry, crop management, sericulture (silk production), forestry, fisheries, aquaculture, agricultural pest management
  • Phytosanitary, bio-security, biotechnology, agricultural trade,
  • Food production, food sciences/technology, post-harvest processing, food storage and packaging, food safety

Renewable energy

  • Geothermal, solar, hydro engineering and wind energy, renewable energy distribution systems

About Scholarship

New Zealand Development Scholarships (NZDS) give candidates from selected developing countries an opportunity to gain knowledge and skills through study in specific subject areas which will assist in the development of their home country. Awardees are required to return to their home country for at least two years after the completion of their scholarship to apply these new skills and knowledge in government, civil society or private business organisations.

Scholarship Offered Since: Not Specified

Who is eligibility to apply? Applicants must meet the following conditions to be eligible for a New Zealand Scholarship:

  • Be a minimum of 18 years of age at the time of commencing your scholarship.
  • Be a citizen of the country from which you are applying for a scholarship.
  • Not have citizenship or permanent residence status of New Zealand, Australia, USA, Canada, European Union countries, United Kingdom, Japan, Israel, South Korea, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia. Have resided in your home country for at least two years immediately prior to commencing your scholarship. Have at least 2 years of work experience (part time or fulltime, paid or voluntary).
  • Not be serving military personnel.
  • Be able to satisfy Immigration requirements for international student entry to New Zealand or the country in which you will undertake your scholarship (i.e. medical checks, police clearances/character checks, etc.)
  • Be academically and linguistically able to obtain an Offer of Place for the proposed programme of study from the tertiary institute where you will undertake your scholarship.
  • Not have been previously terminated from a New Zealand Government Scholarship
  • Seek a qualification that will contribute to the sustainable development of your home country
  • Commit to return to your country for a minimum of 2 years at the end of your scholarship.

Number of Scholarship: Several

What are the benefits? New Zealand has first-rate education institutions that offer world-recognised qualifications. Successful applicants will have access to excellent academic knowledge in quality facilities. The scholarships include financial support for tuition, living costs while in New Zealand, and airfares. The partners of students are eligible for a work visa that allows them to live and work in New Zealand for the duration of their partner’s study.

Duration of sponsorship:

  • Masters Degree (1 – 2 years)
  • PhD (3 – 4 years)

Eligible Commonwealth countries in Africa include: Botswana, Cameroon, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia

Eligible non Commonwealth countries in Africa include: Algeria, Angola, Djibouti, Egypt, Ethiopia, Gambia, Morocco, Senegal, Tunisia, Zimbabwe

To be taken at (country): New Zealand

Application Deadline:

15 April 2016 (paper application)
30 April 2016 (online application)

Offered annually? Yes

How to Apply Visit the Scholarship Webpage for details

Sponsors: The New Zealand Development Scholarships are funded by the New Zealand Aid Programme, the New Zealand Government’s overseas aid and development programme and managed by the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT).

Application Opens for Monash International Merit Scholarships 2016/17

There are 31 scholarships on offer to international students who are interested in Australia as an education destination. These awards are open to both undergraduate and graduate students, as well as new students and those with previous semesters at Monash.

However, an applicant must already be enrolled in a full time schedule with no conditions placed on them. Those who qualify based on what has been listed thus far should continue to the official site and take the time to read the information it contains.

The award for these scholarships is $10,000/year of full time coursework until minimum graduation requirements are met. However, in order to receive the yearly benefit, retention requirements must be met, namely a distinction average (70% or higher) and participation in at least three marketing events for the school.

To apply, download the application, paying careful attention to the chart about due dates and be very clear about starting semester at Monash. because application due date depends on the semester one starts.

Application and other information

  • Can be deferred within the same calendar year only.
  • You must submit a separate application form for this scholarship (due dates as below).
  • Before applying for this scholarship, you must have received a full Monash course offer with no conditions.
  • Do not submit supporting documentation with your application – this will not be considered.
Selection round and closing date Commencement
Round one: October 15 Semester one or two of the following year
Round two: November 15 Semester one or two of the following year
Round three: January 15 Semester one or two of the current year
Round four: March 15 Semester two of the current year
Round five: April 15 Semester two of the current year
Round six: June 12 Semester two of the current year

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Apply: Ecole Normale de Lyon International Scholarships 2016-2017

International Scholarship is always captivating. The feeling of going abroad to study is not always about the urge of travelling, but the endless international experience of meeting a totally different culture and social situations compared to your own will shock you as much as excite you greatly. Other than that, you will also gain knowledge on how competitive students in France are. Frankly, it is not only France students, but international students who are accepted to ENS through this scholarship.

Ecole Normale Suprerieure de Lyon or commonly known ENS de Lyon is a university located in France, precisely in the Garland area of the 7th district of Lyon, near the Pont Pasteur bridge on the left bank of the Rhone. END de Lyon has cleared up a path for international students to experience international scholarship with international atmosphere. END de Lyon and its partners offers you a scholarship on pure Masters Programs in Exact Sciences, Arts, Human and Social Sciences. However, teaching program is excluded.

ENS de Lyon has partnered up with several scholarships. For talented students who are willing to continue their education on Exact Sciences, Arts and Human and Social Sciences, ENS works together with the Ampere Scholarship. For Fundamental Computer Science and Research, ENS will conduct the scholarship together with INRIA and INRIA research centers. And then, ENS also joined up with the MILYON Laboratory of Excellence to bring this excellent international scholarship for students who want to enroll in Masters Programs in Advance Mathematics and Fundamental Computer Science.

To apply to this international scholarship, you must fill the application form correctly, because an incomplete application will not be taken into consideration and your effort in completing al the regulation will be in vain, because you miss one point. Therefore, double checking might be necessary. The application form can be downloaded in ENS de Lyon’s official website and should be submitted maximum at January 11th 2016 12pm, Lyon Time zone. Beware of scam, because ENS is a very credible entity, if you are selected then you will be emailed formally. Other requirements that you should complete are a copy of national ID and Passport, an excellent motivation letter, a resume with detail information about your future career plans, achievements, and experiences relevant to the scholarship.

In order to be chosen by this excellent scholarship, students must have completed all programs in Bachelor Degree and the graduation certificate must be included as evidence that student has graduated. It must be supported by excellent grades. As a talented student, you must not afraid of this regulation. Furthermore, this scholarship is aimed to those who are at least able to speak or write in French; it depends on which faculty you choose. There is some faculty that requires the teaching process to be delivered in French, English or both. If you want to apply to ENS de Lyon and Partners International Scholarship, you must read the whole regulation thoroughly in order to not miss a single point. – APPLY NOW.

Funny Video: Scholarships Students Fight Each Other Because of Free Money

This Video is funny and uncalled for. Two Scholarship Students engaged themselves in a fist fight because of free money donated by their sponsors. Both were admitted to study in the University College London.



Presently both of them has been taken by the police, but why would they disgrace their sponsors? Why fight inside school just because of money. They were meant to share the scholarship money amicably and equitably without issues!

Watch the Video Below

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10,000 Africans To Benefit From $100 Million Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme – Apply!

A total of 10,000 aspiring African Entrepreneurs are set to benefit from the Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme – TEEP – from $100 million grant to create 1,000,000 jobs and contribute $10 billion in annual revenues to Africa’s economy over the next 10 years.

Opportunity is open to: All citizens (18 and above) and legal residents of all African countries with businesses that operate in Africa.

About Entrepreneurship Programme

African billionaire investor and philanthropist Tony Elumelu has committed $100 million to create 10,000 entrepreneurs across Africa over the next 10 years. Elumelu made the commitment on Monday during a press conference in Lagos to announce the launch of The Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme (TEEP).

TEEP, a Pan-African entrepreneurship initiative of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, is a multi-year programme of training, funding, and mentoring, designed to empower the next generation of African entrepreneurs.

Programme Type: Funding for African Entrepreneurs

Number of Entrepreneurs: There are 1,000 positions available annually for 10 years

Value of Programme:

The 10,000 start-ups selected from a pool of applicants across Africa will participate in a comprehensive programme which will include;

  • A customized 12-week business skills training course
  • Start-Up Enterprise Toolkit
  • Mentoring
  • Resource Library
  • 2-Day Boot Camp
  • Seed Capital Funding
  • Elumelu Forum
  • Alumni Network

Duration of Programme: The programme will identify and help grow 10,000 start-ups and young businesses from across Africa over the next 10 years. These businesses will in turn create 1,000,000 new jobs and contribute $10 billion in annual revenues to Africa’s economy.

Eligible Countries: Africa

Application Period: Interested entrepreneurs will be able to submit their applications to join the programme as from 1st January 2016 to 1st March 2016

Offered annually? For a period of 10 years

All applications must be submitted online through the TEEP Portal. Answer a series of mandatory questions and upload additional documents and identification materials. You will receive a confirmation email within 1 working day of submission.

More details about the program, including eligibility and the application and selection processes are available on the Tony Elumelu Foundation website at: www.tonyelumelufoundation.org/TEEP.

Sponsors: Tony Elumelu Foundation

Additional note:

  • In 2015, TEEP empowered 1,000 African entrepreneurs, selected from over 20,000 applicants, with start-up investment, active mentoring, business training, an entrepreneurship boot camp and regional networking across Africa.
  • Entrepreneurs, with an average age range of 21-40, from 51 African countries completed the programme and received $5,000 in seed capital for their start-up businesses.
  • The Tony Elumelu Foundation invested a total of $4,860,000, including $1,405,000 in agriculture; $410,000 in education and training; and $365,000 in manufacturing. The sector-agnostic programme funded start-ups across a further 20 industries, all based in Africa.
  • A customized 12-week business skills training course
  • Start-Up Enterprise Toolkit
  • Mentoring
  • Resource Library
  • 2-Day Boot Camp
  • Seed Capital Funding
  • Elumelu Forum
  • Alumni Network
  • Study Abroad / Overseas – Apply free.

Win $15,000 Cash In 2016 Google Computer Science for High School (CS4HS) Program

Purpose: Developing Computer Science educators globally for today’s 21st century students.

Computer Science for High School (CS4HS) is an annual funding program to improve the computer science (CS) educational ecosystem by providing funding for the continuation of CS teacher professional development worldwide. CS4HS provides funding to computer science education experts for the planning and development of CS teacher professional development. Driven by local needs, CS4HS funding brings educators together for a professional development opportunity with the goals of invigorating them about computer science and computational thinking, while providing tools and networking opportunities to help educators in the CS classroom.

Awards

Institutions may receive support of up to $15,000 each. Additional funding is available for projects with regional reach and the potential to scale nationally. This can be through MOOCs or collaborating with other organisations.

Eligibility

To apply for a CS4HS award you must meet the following requirements:

  • Your professional development opportunity must include a plan for year-round communities of practice work that supports ongoing PD and advocacy for Computer Science.
  • Affiliated with a university, technical college or an official non-profit organization.
  • Project must develop high school teachers or student’s understanding of computer science and contain computer science content that will be relevant in the classroom.
  • Project must be in the form of either a teacher training workshop or teacher and student training workshops, an online course (MOOC) or a teacher resource project.
  • Previous applicants are welcome to apply, if adding a new dimension to former projects or launching a new computer science project.

Eligible Countries

Africa, US, Canada, Europe and Middle East

Application Deadline

The deadline to apply for funding is midnight (GMT), 15 February 2016. Late applications will not be accepted.

How to Apply

To apply for a CS4HS award, you will need to complete the application form with information about you and the project. Please read our FAQs and make sure you meet the eligibility requirements before applying.

Tips for a successful application:

  • Project contains computer science content.
  • Project creates new materials that can be brought directly back to the classroom or used elsewhere by anyone (open source).
  • Project has regional reach with the potential to scale nationally/internationally.
  • There is careful budget consideration and a clear breakdown of how the funding will be used.
  • Project provides a hands-on experience and includes activities for participants that are interactive and allows them to manipulate the subject themselves.
  • There is follow up activity and continued learning for the target audience.
  • How you will develop and/or support a Community of Practice

Visit Scholarship Webpage for details.

Still Open: Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme 2016 in UK Universities

The CSC is offering the Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme for Masters Students from Commonwealth Countries to study in UK Universities 2016/2017.

Accepted Subject Areas: Commonwealth Shared Scholarships are for taught Master’s courses only. All courses undertaken must be demonstrably relevant to the economic, social or technological development of the candidate’s home country. See full list of courses from the 2016 CSS prospectus.

About Scholarship

The Commonwealth Shared Scholarships, set up by the Department for International Development (DFID) in 1986, represent a unique partnership between the United Kingdom government and UK universities. To date, more than 3,500 students from developing Commonwealth countries have been awarded Shared Scholarships. Without these awards they would not otherwise have been able to benefit from UK higher education.

UK universities have offered to support the scholarships by contributing the stipend for the students from their own resources, or those which the university has been able to generate from elsewhere. See list of participating universities from the CSS prospective 2016 below.

Scholarship Offered Since: 1986

Who is qualified to apply?

To apply for a Commonwealth Shared Scholarship, candidates must:

  • Be Commonwealth citizens, refugees, or British protected persons
  • Be permanently resident in a developing Commonwealth country (a full list is available in the Commonwealth Shared Scholarships 2016 prospectus)
  • Be available to commence their academic studies in the UK by the start of the UK academic year in September/October 2016
  • Hold, by August 2016, a first degree of at least upper second class Honours standard
  • Not have undertaken studies lasting one year or more in a developed country
  • Be unable themselves, or through their families, to pay to study in the UK

Number of Scholarships: Up to 227 scholarship positions.

Scholarship value

The CSC funds the cost of tuition fees (at overseas rate), return airfares, and other allowances. Participating universities are required to support the student stipend for the award holder (at the rate set by the UK government).

Duration of scholarship: Awards are normally tenable for one-year taught postgraduate courses only.

Eligible Commonwealth Countries

Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Botswana, British Virgin Islands, Cameroon, Dominica, Falkland Islands, Fiji*, Gambia, Ghana, Grenada, Guyana, India, Jamaica, Kenya, Kiribati, Lesotho, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Montserrat, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guineas, Pitcairn, Rwanda, St Helena, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Tanzania,Tonga,Trinidad and Tobago, Tristan da Cunha, Turks and Caicos, Tuvalu, Uganda,Vanuatu, Western Samoa, Zambia, Zimbabwe*

To be taken at (country): Various UK Universities. Download CSS prospectus 2016 below for full list of participating universities and respective deadlines

Application Deadline: The EAS will close to applicants on 1 April 2016 and no further applications can be submitted after that date.

Offered annually? Yes

How to Apply

Download 2016 Prospectus for method of application, a list of eligible universities, courses, number of available awards and closing dates

All enquiries about Commonwealth Shared Scholarships should be directed to the university to which you wish to apply.

Sponsors

Awards made under this scheme are jointly funded by the Department for International Development (DFID), as part of the UK international development programme to developing countries, and participating institutions in the UK. The scheme is administered by the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission (CSC).