School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) University of London – Faculty of Arts and Humanities Masters Scholarships 2011
Four scholarships are available for overseas fee-paying students who are proposing to register for the full-time MA Religions or MA History: Asia/ Africa at SOAS for the academic session 2011/12.The scholarship, valued at £15,000, will be used to meet the cost of tuition fees at the overseas rate and the remaining sum may be used towards maintenance.
Eligible Programmes and number of Scholarships
The full-time MA in History: Asia Africa (2 scholarships)
The Full-time MA Religions (2 scholarships)
Applicants must have applied for a place to study at the School at least four weeks before the scholarship closing date in order to be considered for these Scholarships.
Applicants must be top-ranked in the appropriate discipline. Applicants must possess or expect to be awarded a First Class Honours Degree or equivalent. Applicants with upper second class level may also apply, but will not be given preference. Students with a non-UK degree will be adjudged to be in the top rank by their referees and transcript.
The scholarship is open to applicants paying fees at the Overseas rate only.
Candidates will be assessed on academic merit by an Advisory Panel consisting of three academic members of the Faculty of Art and Humanities.
The assessment of your application will be based on the information in your application. Selectors will be looking at the degree results and also at academic references, statement and other relevant information.
Scholarship Closing Date
The closing date is Friday, 29 April 2011. It is the applicant’s responsibility to submit a complete application by the deadline. Incomplete or late applications will be deemed invalid.
Applicants must have also applied for a place to study at the School at least four weeks before the scholarship closing date (ie by 1 April 2011) in order to be considered for this scholarship.
Notification of Results
All candidates will be notified by e-mail regarding the outcome of their application, generally by the end of June. The successful candidate will also be notified in writing. If you have not heard from us by mid-July, please contact the Scholarships Officer.
A scholarship application form is available for download from here or can be obtained from:
Telephone: +44 (0) 20 7074 5094/5091
Fax: +44 (0) 20 7074 5089
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Erasmus Mundus Scholarships
School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) University of London ? Faculty of Arts and Humanities Masters Scholarships 2011
School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) University of London – Faculty of Arts and Humanities Masters Scholarships 2011
Loughborough University Graduate School Development Trust Africa Full-fee Scholarships
Loughborough University is delighted to announce full-fee scholarships for international full-time taught postgraduate students who are currently domiciled (permanently living) in Africa.
These will be known as the Loughborough University Graduate School Development Trust Africa Scholarships. The scholarships will cover 100% of the course fees for your chosen postgraduate taught course for one year (replacing any Departmental or Loughborough University scholarships or bursaries you may already have been awarded).
The scholarships are being funded through a combination of generous external funding and University funds. The University will award a limited number of scholarships and the standards required are very high.
Students will be expected to fund their travel and maintenance costs through other sources.
Application Process and Eligibility Criteria
For 2011 entry the scholarship application procedure is an open competition. Students may only apply for the scholarship after an offer for a place has been made. Students who are in possession of an offer (conditional or unconditional) of a place on a postgraduate taught course can apply for the scholarship using the application form which can be downloaded below.
The deadline for applications is 30th April 2011.
Applications will be initially shortlisted and the final decision on the awards will be made by a selection panel of senior staff of the University. The selection panel will use the following eligibility criteria when assessing applications:
Currently domiciled (permanently living) in Africa
Evidence of exceptional academic achievement (normally a 1st Class Honours Degree)
Commitment to return to their home country on completion of postgraduate programme
Evidence of the ability and commitment to making a significant contribution to their home country on their return
Full understanding of the costs involved in coming to study and live in the UK
Evidence of strong motivation and initiative to secure funds to cover the remainder of the costs involved
Applicants are advised to spend considerable effort ensuring that this application reaches the selectors in a form that is clear, well presented and which reflects your abilities and motivation.
The application form can be downloaded below, and should be returned (by post, fax or email) to:
Leicestershire LE11 3TU
Fax: +44 (0)1509 223971
NOTE THAT SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED UNLESS THE APPLICANT IS HOLDING AN OFFER OR A PLACE AT THE TIME OF SUBMISSION (THIS OFFER MAY BE CONDITIONAL OR UNCONDITIONAL).
PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT YOUR SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION UNTIL YOU HAVE RECEIVED YOUR OFFER LETTER.
LU Graduate School Development Trust Scholarship Application Form 2011/12
The final closing date for applications is 30th April 2011, and applicants must not apply late. All those applying will be notified of the outcome of their application by email by the end of May at the latest.
Any award made to an applicant holding a conditional offer will be subject to those conditions being met in full. Applicants will also be expected to provide evidence of funds to cover their travel, living and maintenance costs and may be asked to pay a deposit towards their living costs as part of the conditions of the scholarship offer.
Melbourne Institute of Business and Technology (MIBT) 2011 Academic Merit Scholarships
MIBT Indonesia is committed to helping students achieve goals by offering scholarships to outstanding students. MIBT Indonesia would like to reward you for the excellent academic results you have achieved at school by offering you to the opportunity to secure a scholarship for your studies.
Diploma of Commerce – 50% and 25% scholarships
Diploma of Management – 50% and 25% scholarships
Diploma of Computing – 50% and 25% scholarships
Diploma of Media & Communication – 50% and 25% scholarships
To be considered for an MIBT Indonesia Scholarship you must:
Complete an application form by the 1st April 2011
Complete an essay test at MIBT Indonesia campus on Saturday 2nd April from 9-11 am
Submit UAN result not later than 30th June 2011
Have not received any exemptions for previous study
Commence the course in July 2011
Final Decisions will be based on UAN results and the essay
Scholarships will be announced on MIBT Indonesia website not later than 5th July 2011
International Masters Scholarship Program 2011 in Quaternary and Prehistory
The main objective of this course (120 ECTS) is to train young researchers in providing competitive services and researches on Prehistory, Paleo-anthropology, geology and paleontology, on the methods to be applied for prehistoric and archaeological research, on Quaternary’s geology and paleontology and on heritage preservation and revaluation.
Study Subject:Quaternary and Prehistory
The ERASMUS MUNDUS master degree in Quaternary and Prehistory is meant to prepare professionals with the following requirements:
Valid cultural background on scientific research, methods and knowledge on the ancient history of Man both from a cultural and from a naturalistic-prehistoric perspective;
Appropriate skills in analyzing natural components (both biotic and biotic) within the relationship and interaction between man and environment during the long omination process with specific reference to Quaternary period;
Knowledge on scientific aspects of Man’s evolution with special concern to naturalistic contents both from an historical and an evolutionary perspective, and also from the point of view of constant relationship with different ways of life and survival strategies used by our species along time;
Coordination skills and ability to intervene in an interdisciplinary way both in terms of coordination and development of different kinds of research within the subjects of the master degree;
Appropriate knowledge and management of filing and analysis of information concerning human evolution and natural environment of prehistoric community with special interest in biological and cultural aspects;
Appropriate skills in restoration and preservation techniques of materials in prehistoric natural sediments.
Interdisciplinary knowledge on the state of research within prehistory acquired at the main European Institutions.
Scholasrhip Application Deadline: 17 February 2011
UNIVERSITA’ DEGLI STUDI DI FERRARA (ITALY)
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Universitat Rovina i Virgili di Tarragona (spain)
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Istituto Politecnico de Tomar (portugal)
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UniverdidadE de Tràs-os-Montes e Alto Douro (portugal)
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Muséum d’Histoire Naturelle di Parigi (France)
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Further Scholarship Information and Application:
Master and PhD Scholarships at Graduate Institute Geneva, Switzerland
The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studiesis an institution of research and higher education dedicated to the cross-cutting fields of international relations and development studies.
Each year the Graduate Institute awards several scholarships to Master and PhD students. Awards are based on academic merit and financial need.
There are three categories of scholarship:
Full scholarships: with a few exceptions, these are worth CHF 18,000. Recipients are exempt from Graduate Institute tuition fees; however they are still required to pay University of Geneva tuition fees. Some full grants are awarded subject to special conditions (duration of study and/or geographical origin of students).
Partial scholarships: the value of these grants varies according to the individual needs of the recipient student. These grants do not cover tuition fees which recipients of partial grants are required to pay.
Tuition scholarships: these grants cover tuition fees for one academic year. They are awarded to exceptional students. Scholarships are awarded for one year, with the possibility of renewal.
Based on a rigorous selection process, applications to our study programmes are reviewed once a year. Applications must reach us no later than 15 January 2011 for the following autumn semester; the academic year begins in mid-September.
The admissions process for Master and PhD programmes beginning in September 2011 is now open. The closing date for receipt of applications is 15 January 2011.
The Institute is a bilingual English-French institution; students are therefore required to demonstrate their knowledge of these languages by including the relevant certificates with their application forms.
Level required: candidates are required to demonstrate excellent command of the language, both written and spoken, confirmed by a language certificate: see details. Candidates of English mother-tongue and those who have completed secondary or post-secondary education in English, confirmed by a diploma, are exempt from this requirement.
Level required: a passive knowledge of French can be acquired during the first study semester; knowledge of French will be tested at the beginning of the second semester (February or March).
Candidates of French mother-tongue, candidates who have completed secondary or post-secondary education in French, confirmed by a diploma, or candidates who have obtained a French diploma equivalent to a DELF B2 are exempt from this requirement. Request for a waiver of the French requirement: candidates with no prior knowledge of French may request a waiver [pdf]. Upon successful acceptance to the Institute, they will be required to attend an intensive French course during the three weeks preceding the beginning of the autumn semester and for the duration of the first semester; upon completion of the course they will be required to pass a language test.
Masters Academic Requirements
Candidates must hold a Bachelor’s degree (minimum 180 ECTS credits) or an equivalent qualification in a discipline relevant to the chosen programme:
Master in International Affairs (MIA):
Bachelor’s degree in law, economics, history or political science – or a related discipline, or a multidisciplinary Bachelor’s degree in international relations. Holders of a Bachelor’s degree in another discipline and with a sound academic record are also eligible to apply.
Master in Development Studies (MDEV):
Bachelor’s degree in anthropology, sociology, law, economics, history, political science, geography – or a related discipline, or an interdisciplinary Bachelor’s degree in development studies or international relations.
Master in Anthropology/Sociology of Development:
Bachelor’s degree in anthropology, sociology or a related discipline, or a multidisciplinary Bachelor’s degree in international relations or development studies.
Master in International Economics:
Bachelor’s degree in economics, or a related discipline, or a multidisciplinary Bachelor’s degree in international relations. Applicants to the Master in International Economics must have passed the GRE test.
Master in International History and Politics:
Bachelor’s degree in history, political science or a related discipline, or a multidisciplinary Bachelor’s degree in international relations.
Master in International Law:
Bachelor’s degree in law, or a related discipline, or a multidisciplinary Bachelor’s degree in international relations.
Master in International Relations:
Bachelor’s degree in political science – or a related discipline, or a multidisciplinary Bachelor’s degree in international relations.
PhD Academic Requirements
Candidates must hold a graduate qualification (Master), or an equivalent qualification, in a discipline relevant to the chosen programme.
PhD in Anthropology and Sociology of Development:
Diploma of Advanced Studies (DEA) or Master’s degree in Anthropology, sociology or development studies or in a related discipline + have completed, to the extent possible, a DEA- or Masters level research dissertation (please include a copy with your application).
PhD in Development Economics:
Diploma of Advanced Studies (DEA) or a Master’s degree in economics, development studies or in a related discipline + have completed, to the extent possible, a DEA- or Masters level research dissertation (please include a copy with your application). Applicants to the PhD in Development Economics must have passed a GRE.
PhD in International Economics:
Diploma of Advanced Studies (DEA) or a Master’s degree in economics or in a related discipline + have completed, to the extent possible, a DEA- or Masters level research dissertation (please include a copy with your application). Applicants to the PhD in Development Economics must have passed a GRE.
PhD in International Law:
Diploma of Advanced Studies (DEA) or a Master’s degree in law or in a related discipline + have completed, to the extent possible, a DEA- or Masters-level research dissertation (please include a copy with your application).
PhD in International History and Politics:
Diploma of Advanced Studies (DEA) or a Master’s degree in history or political science or in a related discipline + have completed, to the extent possible, a DEA- or Masters-level research dissertation (please include a copy with your application).
PhD in International Relations:
Diploma of Advanced Studies (DEA) or a Master’s degree in political science or in a related discipline + have completed, to the extent possible, a DEA- or Masters-level research dissertation (please include a copy with your application).
A complete application file must include ALL the following documents (a certified translation must be provided for all documents in a language other than English, French, German, Italian or Spanish):
A letter of motivation in French or English explaining your reasons for applying to study at the Institute (800 words maximum) ;
Two complete curriculum vitae in French or English;
Two copies of the official transcripts of all the grades obtained in all university exams, accompanied by grade scales and their values (with or without the final diploma);
Two certified copies of all university diplomas and qualifications obtained;
Two certified copies of secondary school diplomas;
Two copies of the page(s) of your passport with your surname, first name and nationality. If you are a foreigner resident in Switzerland, please provide two copies of your residence permit;
Four recent passport-sized photographs with your name written clearly on the back;
Three letters of reference written in English or French. Appraisal letters can be submitted in sealed envelopes with the application documents or sent directly to the admission office by the referee. See Letter of Appraisal.
Proof of payment of the application fees.
In addition, where applicable, you must also provide the following document(s) with your application:
A photocopy of the residence permit (only for foreign students resident in Switzerland);
Photocopies of all language certificates and/or the waiver request duly completed (see the waiver request);
A copy of the results of the GRE test (for applicants of the Master or PhD in International Economics);
The grant application form (if you are applying for a study grant).
For PhD Programme candidates:
A copy of your Master’s dissertation;
An outline thesis proposal (with at the minimum a provisional title and a brief description of the issue to be researched).
Only completed applications will be considered. Please note that you are eligible to apply even if you are not due to receive your diploma until June 2011.
Your completed application must be submitted before 15 January 2011 in a single envelope to:
Institut de hautes études internationales et du développement
Student Services – Admissions Office
La Voie Creuse 16
Case postale 136
1211 Geneva 21
For applications sent by courier service (TNT, Fedex, DHL, etc), please use the following address:
Institut de hautes études internationales et du développement;
Student Services – Admissions Office
La Voie Creuse 16
1211 Geneva 21
Phone number: +41 22 9085723
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