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Doctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowships for Innovative Research Projects, 2017-2018


The new Musée Du Quai Branly(Quai Branly Museum) is inviting applications for Doctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowships for Innovative Research Projects. Doctoral and post-doctoral fellowships to support Ph.D. candidates and early career scholars in pursuing innovative research projects.
The museum aims to support visitors according to their areas of interest, knowledge of the museum, availability and family and social situations, by offering guided tours, storytelling tours, courses, workshops, audio guides and more.
Course Level: The musée du quai Branly offers every year doctoral and post-doctoral fellowships to support Ph.D. candidates and early career scholars in pursuing innovative research projects.
Study Subject: The academic fields concerned are: anthropology, ethnomusicology, art history, history, archaeology, sociology, performance studies. The research topics concerned are: Western and non-Western arts, material and immaterial heritage, museum institutions and their collections, technology, ritual performance and material culture.
Scholarship Award:
  • The doctoral fellowships are limited to a period of 12 months (non-renewable), from October the 1st to September the 30th of each year. They consist in a monthly allowance which in 2017 will be of 1300 €net and will be awarded after assessment and selection of the applications by the Museum’s Scientific Committee. No condition of nationality applies.
  • The postdoctoral fellowships are limited to a period of 12 months (non-renewable), from October the 1st to September the 30th of each year. They consist in a monthly wage of 2 111,09 € gross in 2017.
Scholarship can be taken in France or abroad (During the year of their fellowship, the laureates will present in the museum’s Research and Higher Education Department’s internal seminar a scientific paper intended for later publication. They will be required to deliver a detailed report to the museum’s research department at the end of the fellowship).
Eligibility: Applicants must meet all of the following criteria to be eligible to apply for this fellowship:-
Doctoral Fellowships: Three doctoral fellowships are offered to support PhD candidates in completing their dissertation; candidates must be at least in the third year (post-fieldwork writing stage) of their doctoral program during the academic year 2017-2018 (in a university in France or abroad). This fellowship scheme is not designed to fund fieldwork or archival research. It specifically concerns doctoral studies on non-Western topics and field sites.
Postdoctoral Fellowships: Applicants may apply for this scheme for up to 5 years after having been awarded their doctoral degree that is after the 1st of January 2012. In order to apply for the postdoctoral fellowships, the candidate’s PhD thesis must be submitted at the latest by the end of 2017. No condition of nationality applies.
Nationality: Citizens of any nationality can apply for these fellowships.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirements: Candidates must be at least in the third year (post-fieldwork writing stage) of their doctoral program during the academic year 2017-2018 (in a university in France or abroad). In order to apply for the postdoctoral fellowships, the candidate’s Ph.D. thesis must be submitted at the latest by the end of 2017.
English language Requirements: Since the language of instruction at French universities and colleges is French, applicants are required to prove their level of command of the French language. If they are enrolling in the first or second year of a study program at university in France, applicants must prove they have the adequate level of knowledge of French by either passing a language test or by obtaining a degree in French. If they are applying for studies at a Grande École, or they intend to study in the third year of a study program, or plan to enroll in a master’s or PhD program, they will have to check the French language requirement with their school in France since it varies depending on the study program. In general, applicants are expected to have a level of command of the French language corresponding to B1/B2 in the European Language Passport.
How to Apply: To be registered, the complete application folder must be sent electronically and by post.
Application Deadline: The scholarship applications deadline is April 3, 2017.

Erasmus University Rotterdam Individual Grants for Excellent Non-EEA Students in Netherlands, 2017


Erasmus University Rotterdam is offering Individual grants for excellent non-EEA students. Scholarships are awarded to pursue Master in Health Care Management or the master Health Economics, Policy & Law for the academic year 2017-2018.
Erasmus University Rotterdam is a public university located in Rotterdam, Netherlands, the city that also houses the largest port in Europe. The university is named after Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus, a 15th-century humanist and theologian.
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.
Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue Master degree programme.
Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in Health Care Management or the master Health Economics, Policy & Law.
Scholarship Award: The scholarship amounts to € 5,000. You will receive this in the first year of your studies. The scholarship will only be rewarded when you will start with the same programme for which you have applied and for which you have received admission.
Number of Scholarships: Not Known
Scholarship can be taken in the Netherlands
Eligibility: For students to be eligible for this individual grant, they must:
  • be accepted and enrolled for either the master Health Care Management or the master Health Economics, Policy & Law in the academic year 2017-2018 as of 1 September 2017 at the latest; and
  • reside in the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg or the following states of the Federal Republic of Germany: North Rhine-Westphalia, Lower Saxony or Bremen as of 1 September 2017 at the latest; and
  • be a national of a non-EEA country; and
  • have a bachelor degree with excellent results at university-level (students holding a degree from a university of applied sciences are not eligible for the grant) and in a relevant field;
  • be able to demonstrate excellence (an average final result of at least 8.0 or equivalent) in the student’s prior education (the bachelor degree that enables the student to be accepted for the master programme Health Care Management or Health Economics, Policy & Law); and
  • be motivated to graduate within one academic year and with excellent results, which must be demonstrated by a personal letter of motivation to the iBMG grant committee. The letter of motivation must describe the importance of the grant for the student and for his/her country of residence as well as the importance for iBMG.
Nationality: The following countries are considered to be part of the European Economic Area (EEA): Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Netherlands Antilles, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom. All other countries are considered to be ‘non-EAA countries’.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have their previous degree.
English Language Requirement:  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.
How to Apply: The registration form shall be completed only if accompanied by:
  • a thesis is written during the student’s prior education (if the thesis is not finished yet or is not in English an English abstract of 3 A4 pages will have to be attached);
  • a personal letter of motivation;
  • a different letter of recommendation than the one used to apply for the master programme;
Students will be notified of the iBMG grant committee’s decision by no later than 1 July 2017.
Application Deadline: Students must submit their grant application before May 15, 2017.

Global Excellence Undergraduate Scholarships at Trinity College Dublin in Ireland, 2017


Trinity College Dublin is inviting applications for Global Excellence Undergraduate Scholarships. These are exclusively for non-EU students starting a full-time undergraduate course in 2017/18.
College offers a number of scholarship opportunities for prospective and current students interested in study or research at Ireland’s leading university to assist students of limited means and reward academic achievement.
The mission of UCD is to advance knowledge, to pursue truth and to foster learning, in an atmosphere of discovery, creativity and innovation, drawing out the best in each student and contributing to the social, cultural and economic life of Ireland in the wider world. Trinity is Ireland’s top ranked university, and the only Irish university in the world top 100 universities (QS World University Rankings 2013/14).
Course Level: Scholarship is available for pursuing full-time undergraduate programme.
Study Subject: Scholarship is awarded for studying all the subjects (except Medicine, Dentistry and Acting).
List of Subjects: Acting, Ancient and medieval history and culture, Ancient history and archaeology (TSM), B.Sc. Degree in Information Systems, Bachelor in Business Studies, Bachelor in Business Studies, Biochemistry, Biomedical engineering, Business studies and French, Business studies and German, Business studies and Polish, Business studies and Russian, Business studies and Spanish, Business, economic and social studies (BESS) common entry degree programme leading to 10 degree options, Catholic Theological Studies (TSM), Catholic theological studies, Chemistry, Chemistry with molecular modeling, Civil, structural, and environmental engineering, Classical Languages (TSM), Classical civilisation (TSM), Classics, Clinical speech and language studies, Computer Science, Computer engineering, Computer science and business, Computer science and language, Deaf Studies, Dental hygiene (diploma), Dental nursing (diploma), Dental science, Dental technology (ordinary degree), Diploma in Acting and Theatre, Diploma in History of European Painting, Diploma in Information Systems, Drama and theatre studies, Drama studies (TSM), Early Irish (TSM), Early and Modern Irish, Earth sciences, Economics (TSM), Electronic and computer engineering (joint programme), Electronic engineering, Engineering, Engineering with Management, English literature (TSM), English studies, Environmental sciences, European studies, Film Studies (TSM), Foundation Studies – Mature Students, Foundation Studies – Young Adults, French (TSM), Functional Biology – the comparative physiology of organisms, Genetics, Geography, Geography (TSM), Geology, German (TSM), Greek (TSM), History, History (TSM), History and political science, History of art and architecture (TSM), Human genetics, Human health and disease, Human nutrition and dietetics, Immunology, Integrated Children’s and General Nursing, Integrated Children’s and General Nursing Mature, Italian (TSM), Jewish and Islamic civilisations (TSM), Latin (TSM), Law, Law and Business, Law and French, Law and German, Law and political science, Management science and information systems studies (MSISS), Mathematics, Mathematics (TSM), Mechanical and manufacturing engineering, Medicinal chemistry, Medicine, Microbiology, Midwifery, Midwifery MATURE, Modern Irish (TSM), Molecular medicine, Music, Music (TSM), Music education, Nanoscience, physics and chemistry of advanced materials, Neuroscience, Nursing – General Nursing, Nursing – General Nursing Adelaide, Nursing – General Nursing Adelaide MATURE, Nursing – General Nursing MATURE, Nursing – Intellectual Disability Nursing, Nursing – Intellectual Disability Nursing MATURE, Nursing – Mental Health Nursing, Nursing – Mental Health Nursing, Mature, Occupational therapy, Pharmacy, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Philosophy (TSM), Philosophy, political science, economics and sociology, Physics, Physics and astrophysics, Physiology, Physiotherapy, Plant sciences, Political science and geography, Professional Diploma in Orthodontic Therapy, Psychology, Psychology (TSM), Radiation therapy, Russian (TSM), Science (common entry programme), Social studies (social work), Sociology (TSM) Sociology and social policy, Spanish (TSM), Stage management and technical theatre, Theoretical physics, World religions and theology, World religions and theology (TSM) and Zoology.
Scholarship Award: Several scholarships valued at 5000 euro each, applied as a reduction to the tuition fees of a full-time undergraduate programme for the first year of study only.
Scholarship can be taken in Ireland
Eligibility: Applicants who have non-EU status and will pay tuition fees at the non-EU rate.
Nationality: Non-EU students can apply for this scholarship.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirement: To qualify for admission to a degree course at the University, applicant must:
  • Meet the minimum entry requirements.
  • Satisfy course specific requirements (where applicable).
  • Where there is competition for places, have good enough examination results to be included among those to whom offers are made (see Leaving Certificate scoring system, Advanced GCE (A-Level) scoring system or Other examination systems).
English Language Requirement: Teaching in Irish Universities is normally through the medium of English; therefore all applicants are required to demonstrate a high level of competence in English language. Applicants who have not passed English as a subject in the Irish Leaving Certificate Examination must provide evidence of equivalent competence in English language through their school leaving examination or matriculation examination or by achieving the minimum standard in a recognised English language test, as outlined below:
International English Language Testing System (IELTS): An average score of 6.5 over all components and a minimum of 6.0 in each band on the Academic Version.
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) administered by Princeton University.
  • A minimum score of 600 in the paper-based Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL PBT), with Test of Written English at 475 +.
  • In the computer based TOEFL, a minimum score of 250 is required.
  • A minimum score of 90 is required in the Internet based TOEFL (iBT).
How to Apply: Applicant must submit scholarship request as follows: Email to: declan.coogan@tcd.ie  Subject line: applicant’s name and “Global Excellence Scholarships”.
Application Deadline: The scholarship application must be received by March 31st, 2017.

President Scholarship for International Students at University of Winnipeg in Canada, 2017


The University of Winnipeg President’s Scholarship for international students entering any of the university’s divisions for the first time undergraduate, graduate, collegiate, PACE or ELP.
The University of Winnipeg is a public university in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada that offers undergraduate faculties of Art, Business and Economics, Education, Science and Kinesiology and Applied Health as well as graduate programs.
The language of instruction at the University of Winnipeg is English. Students must have a level of ability in English that allows them to participate in all aspects of university study, including lectures, reading, writing, and discussion.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for students entering the first year of any program: Undergraduate, Graduate, English Language Program (ELP), Professional, Applied and Continuing Education (PACE) and Collegiate (grades 9 to 12—a high school).
Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to study all subjects offered by the university.
Scholarship Award: Values and Deadlines:
Division
Amount
Number Available
Deadline(s)
Intake Term(s)
English Language Program
$3,500
3
Monday April 3, 2017
Friday June 2, 2017
Monday October 2, 2017
Spring/Summer 2017
Fall 2017
Winter 2018
Professional, Applied Continuing Education
$3,500
3
Monday April 3, 2017
Friday June 2, 2017
Monday October 2, 2017
Spring/Summer 2017
Fall 2017
Winter 2018
Undergraduate
$5,000
3
Monday April 3, 2017
Friday June 2, 2017
Monday October 2, 2017
Spring/Summer 2017
Fall 2017
Winter 2018
Collegiate
$3,500
3
Friday June 2, 2017
Fall 2017 or Winter 2018
Graduate
$5,000
3
Friday June 2, 2017
Fall 2017 or Winter 2018
Number of Scholarships: 3 scholarships will be awarded.
Scholarship can be taken in the Canada
Eligibility: Candidates must meet the following criteria:
  • Have a minimum 80% admission average or equivalent
  • Be an international student
  • Entering first year of any program
  • Demonstrate exceptional leadership qualities
  • Apply for admission by the scholarship deadline date
Nationality: International students can apply for these scholarships.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirement: Applicant must have a minimum 80% admission average or equivalent.
English Language Requirement: Below are a list of the tests and programs for English language that are acceptable at The University of Winnipeg:
Test of English as a Foreign Language (IELTS): A minimum score of 550 with no less than 50 in each component (paper-based), or achieve a minimum score of 80 with no less than 19 in each component (internet-based).
International English Language Testing System (IELTS): Minimum band score of 6.5 based on the Academic Module
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): Minimum grade  C
CanTest: An average score of 4.5 in Listening and Reading; and a score of 4.0 in writing
A score of 3.5 in writing may be considered, depending on the program of study, and provided the student is registered in Academic Writing Extended (ESL).
Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): A score of C
Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB): Minimum score of 80%
Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL): Minimum score of 60
Pearson Test of English PTE (Academic): Minimum of score of 58
Academic English Program for University and College Entrance (AEPUCE): Successful Completion
Full Name: English Language Program (ELP) at The University of Winnipeg: Successful Completion of Academic Level 5
Full Name: English for Specific Purposes Program (ESP) at The University of Winnipeg: Minimum C+ in Academic Writing 1 and 2
How to Apply: Applications should be submitted via post.
In addition to this application, please submit the following pieces of information:
  • Personal Statement: Outline leadership qualities, extra-curricular/volunteer involvement and academic goals. This should be 250-500 words.
  • Resume: List volunteer/extra-curricular activities in chronological order, work experience, awards, any publications, etc.
  • Official Transcript.
Application Deadline: The application deadlines are April 3, 2017 for Summer/Spring 2017 and June 2, 2017 for Fall 2017.

31 Merit Scholarships for International Students at Monash University in Australia, 2017-2018


Monash University is offering up to 31 merit scholarships for international students. These scholarships will be awarded to undertake full time undergraduate or postgraduate (coursework) degree at a Monash campus in Australia.
Monash University is ranked in the top one per cent of world universities according to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. At Monash, they strives to make sure that students have the opportunity to pursue the career they aspire to.
For entry to Monash University, student must meet the minimum English language requirements. Application must include one original test report meeting the minimum results listed below- IELTS (International English Language Testing System – Academic): Overall test score: 6.5 TOEFL (American Test of English as a Foreign Language): Paper-based test: 550 Test of Written English (TWE): 4.5 or Internet-based test: 79
Course Level:  Scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate or postgraduate (coursework) degree at a Monash campus in Australia.
Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to study any of the courses available at Monash University.
Number of Awards: 31 scholarships are available. Applications from students from all countries are invited and countries with strategic priorities for Monash will be given preference.
Scholarship Award: Total average value of up to $50,000 (based on a 5-year degree)
  • $10,000 for a full-time study load (48 credit points) paid per year until the minimum number of points for your degree are completed.
  • Commencing undergraduate students will be invited to apply for a place in Monash Minds
  • Recipients may be asked to participate or be profiled in relevant Monash marketing, recruitment and promotional materials and/or events.
Scholarship can be taken in Australia
Eligibility: 
  • International student.
  • Commencing students with a full Monash course offer or continuing students that have completed a minimum of 2 semesters*
  • Undertaking a full-time undergraduate or postgraduate (coursework) degree at a Monash campus in Australia, or
Note: the following students are not eligible to apply for this scholarship:
  • Students studying Australian Year 12 (these students may be eligible for the Monash International Scholarship for Excellence).
*Current students enrolled in the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (Honours) course or the Medical Science and Doctor of Medicine (MD) course must have completed at least 3 semesters.
  • They must maintain a distinction average (70% or above) each semester.
  • They will be required to participate in at least three Marketing and/or Scholarship promotional activities. These activities include attendance at official scholarship functions and participating in marketing activities and networking events.
Nationality: International students can apply for these merit scholarships.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirement: Applicants must maintain a distinction average (70% or above) each semester.
Test Requirement: No
English Language Requirements: For entry to Monash University, applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements.
  • IELTS (International English Language Testing System – Academic): Overall test score: 6.5; Reading: 6.0, Listening: 6.0, Writing: 6.0 and Speaking: 6.0
  • TOEFL (American Test of English as a Foreign Language): Paper-based test: 550, Test of Written English (TWE): 4.5 or Internet-based test: 79 with minimum scores: Writing: 21, Listening: 12, Reading: 13 and Speaking: 18
How to Apply: Applications should be submitted by post or email.
  • 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.
  • Current Monash students can only apply in Round 1 and Round 3 (after semester 2 results are released)
  • Do not submit supporting documentation with your application – this will not be considered.
Application Deadline: The application deadlines are:
  • Round one: 15th October Semester one or two of the following year
  • Round two: 15th November Semester one or two of the following year
  • Round three: 15th January Semester one or two of the current year
  • Round four: 15th March Semester two of the current year
  • Round five: 15th April Semester two of the current year
  • Round six: 15th May Semester two of the current year

Apply to the 2017 Laureate Global Fellowship!


YouthActionNet is recruiting the next class of Laureate Global Fellows! Sponsored by Laureate International Universities, the fellowship annually recognizes 20 extraordinary young leaders who have pioneered solutions to urgent challenges in their communities and beyond.

Deadline: March 6, 2017

Who is eligible?

Young social entrepreneurs in any country who meet these criteria may apply:
·         Founder or co-founder of a social venture with at least one year of impact
·         Age 18-29 as of October 1, 2017
·         Fluent in English

Why should I apply?

If selected as a 2017 Laureate Global Fellow, you will embark on a transformational leadership journey. This includes:
·         An immersive leadership training and retreat in Spain this October
·         A yearlong fellowship experience including coaching, virtual learning, advocacy, and networking opportunities
·         Membership in our global network of nearly 1500 changemakers worldwide
·         Access to a lifetime of continued learning and support from IYF
Learn more about the fellowship experience.
 



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