Scholarships and Fellowships

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Allan & Nesta Ferguson Charitable Trust Masters Scholarships
The University of Sheffield has a strong commitment to International Development. One of the themes of the University’s strategy is ‘celebrating, promoting and increasing the volume of the work that we do to improve the lives of others through our international relationships, locally and abroad’. Building on this commitment the University, in collaboration with the Allan and Nesta Ferguson Charitable Trust and the Sheffield Institute for International Development, is now able to offer 10 scholarships (over 3 years) targeted at international students from developing countries for a number of courses that are affiliated with the Sheffield Institute for International Development.
There are four scholarships available to academically strong individuals from developing countries. Each scholarship offers the following:
• A full tuition fee waiver
• Maintenance for University accommodation and a monthly stipend
Eligibility criteria
1. You must hold an offer for one of the following courses to study at the University of Sheffield in 2018 by Tuesday 1 May 2018:
• MA Cities and Global Development
• MA International Development
• MSc in Environmental Change and International Development
• MPH in International Development
• MSc in International Social Change and Policy
• MA Global and Political Economy
• MA International Politics
• MA in Social Research
2. You must be classified as overseas for tuition fee purposes.
3. You must be self-funded to receive this award, i.e. not funded by a research council, government, private enterprise, charity or any similar organization.
4. This scholarship cannot be awarded in conjunction with any other funding awards, either from the University of Sheffield or external sources.
5. Your mode of attendance must be full time.
6. You must begin your studies at the University of Sheffield in 2018. This scholarship cannot be deferred.
7. Receipt of the scholarship is subject to successfully meeting any condition(s) attached to your offer before the deadline provided by the Admissions Service.
8. Receipt of the scholarship is subject to successfully receiving a visa to study at the University in September 2018.
9. You must be a national of, or permanently domiciled, in one of the following countries or territories:
How to apply: You will be automatically considered for the scholarship if you receive an offer to study one of the eligible courses and you are a national of, or permanently domiciled in, one of the eligible countries or territories.
Your course application will be assessed by a panel of academic judges to decide whether you will progress to the final stage of the application process.
Please use our postgraduate online application system to submit your application for an eligible course.
Selection process: If you are selected for the final stage of the application process we will contact you by Friday 25 May 2018. At this point we may ask you to submit a short personal statement to support your application.
If you do not receive an email by Friday 25 May 2018 asking you to submit a personal statement for the Allan & Nesta Ferguson Scholarship you have not been selected for this award.
The final decision for those asked to submit an application will be made by the end of June.
If you have any questions about this award please email:
internationalscholarships@sheffield.ac.uk
For more information, please visit: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/international/money/fergusonscholarship

Fulbright-Hovnanian grant competition
The U.S. Embassy Yerevan is pleased to announce the Fulbright-Hovnanian grant competition for students pursuing a Master’s Degree in STEM fields and/or entrepreneurship in the U.S. during the 2019 2020 academic year. Applicants must have Armenian citizenship and residency, hold a Bachelor’s Degree and be proficient in English (TOEFL and GRE will be taken).
Deadline for submission of applications is May 18, 2018.
For more information, please visit: https://www.usa.am/announce/fulbright-hovnanian.pdf

Fulbright Foreign Student Program
The U.S. Embassy Yerevan is pleased to announce the Fulbright Foreign Student Program competition for students pursuing a Master’s Degree in the U.S. during the 2019 2020 academic year. Applicants must have Armenian citizenship and residency, hold a Bachelor’s Degree and be proficient in English (TOEFL and GRE will be taken).
Deadline for submission of applications is May 18, 2018.
For more information, please visit: https://www.usa.am/announce/fulbright-student.pdf

M.Sc. in Sustainable Agriculture in Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania, Greece
The postgraduate on Sustainable Agriculture is a two-year program for graduates holding a university Bachelor degree in Agriculture or other related sciences leading to a Master of Science degree (120 ECTS). In the first year participants follow the program to: i) be introduced to agro ecology, environmental indicators of integrated crop management and organic farming systems; ii) familiarize themselves with the certification systems of environmentally friendly and sustainable agricultural production; iii) present the latest advances in the management of soil, water and genetic resources in agriculture; iv) be exposed to a thorough background of crop protection; v) get acquainted with automation and modern recycled soilless greenhouse production methods; and vi) understand innovation and communication for sustainable farming. The qualified first-year graduates are entitled to pursue their research in an environment fully equipped with the most updated facilities. In the second year, students who have successfully completed the first year according to the CIHEAM/MAICh specific regulations develop a thesis based on research work. The Master of MAICh (60ECTS) is awarded to those students who successfully complete the first year requirements but do not satisfy the additional required conditions which allow them to be accepted into the second year of the M.Sc. program (120 ECTS) as stated in the CIHEAM/ MAICh specific academic regulations. The scientific results of graduate studies are usually announced in International Conferences and/or published in world-renowned journals.
Requirements
Applicants must have the academic level that qualifies them to undertake postgraduate level studies in their home country or equivalent to a minimum of four years undergraduate studies. Their degree must also be in a discipline compatible with the area of specialization requested. Additional conditions may be required for certain programs. The working language of MAICh is English. Selection is made on the basis of the files submitted by applicants – priority being given to applicants from CIHEAM member countries, and takes account of their academic results, professional experience acquired in the chosen field of specialization, reference letters and their competence in English. The documentation required by MAICh includes:
1. Academic records and transcripts
2. Graduation degree
3. Proof of English language competence
4. Two letters of recommendation.
For more information, please visit: https://www.iamc.ciheam.org/en/education/master_of_schience/sag

BCFN YES! Research Grant Competition for Young Researchers Worldwide, 2018
Applications are invited for 2018 BCFN YES! Research Grant Competition for young researchers worldwide. Applicants are invited to submit a research project to improve the sustainability of the food system.
The goal of the contest is to find solutions to the food paradoxes, through innovative, practical and multi-disciplinary ideas. The mission of the BCFN is to contribute to addressing urgent issues related to the food system and the state of global nutrition by advancing knowledge, fostering dialogue between stakeholders, raising awareness of citizens and supporting young researchers.
Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.
Study Subject: The 2018 BCFN YES! calls for concrete research proposals for making more sustainable the agri-food system (in terms of environmental, social, health and/or economic aspects), that are coherent with the BCFN research projects. Research proposals are to be proposed in one or more of the following areas: Sustainable and healthy dietary patterns; Sustainable agriculture; Food security.
Scholarship Award: The award is a 20.000 € research grant applied to a one-year investigation. A maximum of three teams will be awarded the Research Grant.
Nationality: Worldwide researchers
Scholarship can be taken in Italy
Eligible Countries: Young researchers from worldwide are eligible to apply for this grant.
English Language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.
Application Procedure:
The submission requires application completed in English, in each part exclusively on the BCFN YES! website (www.bcfnyes.com).
A confirmation e-mail will be sent out to the Participants upon submission of the proposal.
Application Deadline: June 14, 2018
For more information, please visit: https://www.barillacfn.com/en/bcfnyes2018/

Harvard University MBA Scholarship 2019
The Harvard MBA is one of the world’s leading business programs, taught at one of the world’s most prestigious Universities.
The Boustany MBA Harvard Scholarship is granted once every two years for a two year course at Harvard Business School.
The Scholarship offers the following:
• Financial aid amounting to US$90,000 (US$45,000 per year) towards tuition fees
• Travel and accommodation expenses related to the internship.
The next Scholarship will be awarded for the class commencing autumn 2019.
Eligibility Criteria
Candidates must have an excellent academic background and show considerable promise. Although the Scholarship can be awarded to candidates of any nation, priority will be given to candidates of Lebanese descent.
Candidates may apply for the Scholarship only after receiving an offer of admission from the Harvard MBA program.
Application Process
If you wish to apply, please send a copy of your curriculum vitae with a photograph, GMAT scores and acceptance letter from the University to: admissions@boustany-foundation.org
Deadline for the submission of candidacy: 31st May 2019.
For more information please visit: http://www.boustany-foundation.org/scolarship-programs/MBA-Harvard

Master’s Programs in Economics and Finance, Specialized Economic Analysis and Data Science at Barcelona Graduate School of Economics 2018-2019
Start Date: 01 September 2018
End Date: 31 July 2019
Program Duration: 9 Months
Application Deadline: 25 June 2018
Study Options: Full Time
Funding Options: Total or partial tuition fee waivers; Full scholarships
Location: Ramon Trias Fargas 25-27, 08005, Barcelona, Spain

The Barcelona GSE is a leading institution for graduate education and research in Economics, Finance, and Data Science. We bring talented, motivated students from more than 90 countries to Barcelona and connect them with top-ranking researchers, experienced teaching faculty, international alumni and a strong recruiter network.
The objective of our rigorous nine-month Master’s programs is to prepare graduates for professional and academic careers that require intense analytical thinking and a flexible mindset.
Program quality
• Scientific Council of more than 30 leading academics including 12 Nobel Laureates in Economics provides strategic guidance for program development
• “Approved with Excellence” (highest rating) by the Spanish Ministry of Education for “high research quality, international focus, and emphasis on placement”
For more information please visit: https://admissions.barcelonagse.eu/master-programs-in-economics-finance-and-data-science-at-the-barcelona-graduate-school-of-economics/?utm_source=INOMICS&utm_medium=profile&utm_campaign=Masters1718

Yanshan University Scholarship Program for International Students in China, 2018-2019
The Yanshan University Scholarships are awarded to master degree candidates for the academic year 2018-2019. These scholarships are valid for 3 years (can be extended to 4 years if 1 year of Chinese language learning is needed).
The Yanshan University is a university in Qinhuangdao, Hebei, China under the provincial government. It has a student population of 39,000 and a staff population of 3,200. It is a national key school and runs state key labs on its campus.
The candidate should have a very good command of English language.
Scholarship Description:
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing master degree program.
Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to study the subjects offered by the university.
Scholarship Award: First class scholarship covers the following: registration fee, tuition fee, and accommodation fee for dormitory on campus. The second class scholarship covers the following: registration fee and tuition fee.
Number of Scholarships: Not Known
Scholarship can be taken in China
Eligible Countries: Non-Chinese citizens are eligible to apply.
Entrance Requirements:
Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens with a foreign passport and be in good health;
Applicants for master’s degree program must have a diploma of bachelor’s degree and be under the age of 35.
Awardees of Chinese Government Scholarship, Confucius Institute Scholarship and other scholarships will be not accepted for this scholarship program.
English Language Requirements: IELTS at or above 6.5 or TOFEL at or above 85 if courses are taught in English.
Application Deadline: 20 May, 2018.
For more information, please visit: http://gjjyxy.ysu.edu.cn/info/1118/1292.htm

Sichuan Agricultural University Scholarships for International Students in China, 2018
The Sichuan Agricultural University (SAU) is offering scholarships for outstanding international students for 2018. The scholarships are open to students who are applying for the admission or who are studying in the bachelor, master or doctoral degrees programs of Sichuan Agricultural University.
The scholarship was set up by Sichuan Agricultural University since 2015 to attract and encourage more outstanding overseas students to study and conduct scientific research in Sichuan Agricultural University.
Sichuan Agricultural University (SAU) is a university located in Ya’an city, Sichuan province, China, and part of the “Project 211”, specialized in biotechnology and agricultural sciences, as well as offering degrees in physical science, engineering, economics, management, veterinary medicine, liberal arts, pedagogy and law.
Scholarship Description:
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate programs, master programs and doctoral program.
Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to study the subjects offered by the university.
Scholarship Award:
Free tuition (RMB 26,000 Yuan/year for doctoral students, RMB 20,000 Yuan/year for master students, RMB 16,000 Yuan /year for undergraduates);
A living allowance of RMB 2,000 Yuan/month for doctoral students, RMB 1,700 Yuan/month for master students, RMB 1,400Yuan/month for undergraduates.
Eligibility for the Scholarship:
Eligible Countries: Scholarships are available for international students.
Entrance Requirements:
Non-Chinese citizens who are healthy physically and mentally, and friendly to China;
Applicants should have a competitive academic record;
Applicants who have not obtained any other scholarship granted by Chinese government;
Education background and age limit:
Applicants for bachelor’s degree program should have Senior high school diploma and be under the age of 30;
Applicants for master’s degree program should have bachelor’s degree and be under the age of 35;
Applicants for doctoral degree program should have master’s degree and be under the age of 40;
English Language Requirements: If English is not your first language then you will need to show that your English language skills are at a high enough level to succeed in your studies.
Application Deadline: May 1, 2018
For more information, please visit: http://english.sicau.edu.cn/?p=41&mdtp=3

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