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Apply for Hardiman Research Scholarships

Apply for Hardiman Research Scholarships
Deadline:20 November, 2015

The Hardiman Research Scholarships and Dr Tony Ryan Research Scholarships are fully funded for four years, with a stipend of €16,000 p.a. plus fees. The Scholarships offer opportunities for suitably qualified individuals to pursue a Structured PhD focused on the five key areas of research in which the University offers leading expertise. These are:
Applied Social Sciences and Public Policy
Biomedical Science and Engineering
Environment, Marine, and Energy
Humanities in Context, including Digital Humanities
Informatics, Data Analytics, Physical and Computational Sciences

The primary strategic aim is to attract the best students to NUI Galway and to support their development as innovative individuals who will contribute globally to economic, cultural and social development.

While a majority of these Scholarships will be awarded to European Union (EU) citizens, or to those who are ordinarily resident within a member state of the EU, a proportion of awards will also be offered to exceptional candidates who are ordinarily resident in non-EU member states.

Scholarships will be awarded only to those who will engage full-time in research during the period of the award in NUI Galway.

Successful candidates will register for a Structured PhD in one of the five Colleges.

Read more about our ‌Structured PhDs at NUI Galway
Successful applicants will be expected to have a first or upper second class honours primary degree or equivalent. For students with undergraduate results expressed in GPA (“Grade Point Average”) or QCA form, in the Irish university system a first corresponds to a 3.6 or above and an upper second corresponds to a 3.2 or above (but less than a 3.6).

Applications will not be accepted from persons currently registered as PhD students.
Application Process

1) Complete the application form below and submit to by 17:00 (GMT) Friday, 20th November 2015.

You are asked to list up to three preferred research supervisors – find potential supervisors HERE
Applications received will be considered for Hardiman Research Scholarships and Dr Tony Ryan Research Scholarships depending on eligibility.
Applications will be accepted in either the English or the Irish language only.

(Application Form) (Application Form Gaeilge)

2) Academic References – two references are required that indicate your academic suitability and potential to undertake postgraduate research.
Fill out Section A in two copies of the Academic Reference Form and provide these to your referees.
Each of your referees should then complete Section B of the Academic Reference Form and submit to by 17:00 (GMT) Friday, 20th November 2015.

References from any proposed supervisors will not be accepted.
It is the Applicant’s responsibility to ensure that references are submitted by the deadline.
References are supplied confidentially and are not made available to applicants at any stage during or after the competition.

(Academic Reference Form) (Academic Reference Form Gaeilge)
Assessment Process

All applications will be assessed by a panel of assessors. The panel will consist of a number of assessors with experience of similar review processes. All applications will be assessed by at least three assessors from different backgrounds.

The applications will be assessed under four main headings which reflect the main sections of the application process. Assessors will consider all four elements of the application and allocate scores as follows:
Personal Research Statement (max. 50 points)
Academic Qualifications (max. 30 points)
Referees’ reports (max. 10 points)
Prior Research Experience (max. 10 points)
Applications will not be assessed if they are incomplete (i.e. an incomplete application form or two references not supplied) or received after the advertised closing date.

Click here to visit Official webpage of scholarship programme

Central European University Scholarships 2016

Application deadline: February 4, 2016

CEU graduate students and faculty from around the world come together in Budapest to engage in interdisciplinary education, pursue advanced scholarship, and address some of society’s most vexing problems. Choose from 50 degree programs (see on the left) and apply now to join our densely international community in the heart of Europe!

Generous scholarships available
We are committed to attracting talented students from around the world and provide a variety of scholarships and research grants for which applicants from any country are eligible to apply. CEU is accredited in the United States and Hungary.

CEU is committed to attracting talented students and scholars from around the world and provides a variety of merit-based scholarships and tuition awards available to students from any country.
Financial Aid Package Tuition Waiver Stipend Housing Health Insurance
CEU Master’s Excellence Scholarship Yes Full Yes* Yes
CEU Master’s Scholarship Yes Partial Yes* Yes
CEU Master’s Tuition Award 50-100% Yes No No Yes
CEU Doctoral Scholarship Yes Yes No Yes

*Single or shared housing in CEU’s Residence Center is offered to most candidates.

In addition to its financial aid, CEU rewards academic excellence of its current students through various research grants and achievement awards.

The CEU Business School website provides details on its financial aid policy, which differs from that of the rest of CEU.

Students interested in applying for CEU financial aid must complete the Financial Aid section of theCEU online application form.

Download Scholarship Brochure 16/17

Click here to visit the official webpage of The CEU scholarships

Apply for Arch Grants Global Startup Competition

Deadline: 29 February, 2016

The Arch Grants Global Startup Competition is an international competition that awards $50,000 equity-free, cash grants and pro bono support services to the most innovative and scalable startups that are willing to locate their business in St. Louis, Missouri. The industry-agnostic Global Startup Competition is held twice per year, with grant disbursement occurring once in the spring and once in the fall. Arch Grants seeks to fund innovative technologies, products, and services wrapped within scalable business models with the potential for national or international impact.

The 2016 Spring Competition is NOW OPEN! The early application deadline is December 31st, 2015.


The application deliverables for the Arch Grants Global Startup Competition are intentionally open-ended when compared to other accelerators and competitions. We strive to make this process as useful to you, as an entrepreneur, as possible. You will see that the deliverables in this competition are transferable items that you will be able to use for you business at other times. Below is a list of these deliverables:
Executive Summary (800 words or less)
Slide Deck (11 slides or less)
Business Plan*

* Note that although the Video, Business Plan, and References are optional in the first round of the competition, all applicants must submit these deliverables if they are selected to be finalists. If you are selected to be a finalist, you will have just one week to submit these deliverables, so it is important to plan ahead!

Must be 18 years or older to apply.
At least one founder must be able to work full-time on the business.
Must be able to locate the business in St. Louis for a period of at least one year.

We’re looking for innovative, high growth, early stage ventures with national or international impact potential. We’re not looking for lifestyle businesses or consulting businesses. Winning companies must be in St. Louis or be willing to move their headquarters to St. Louis.

Click here to visit official webpage of Arch Grants Global Startup Competition

Apply for Coady Global Change Leaders Programme for Women

Apply for Coady Global Change Leaders Programme for Women

Deadline: December 4, 2015

The Global Change Leaders program provides successful candidates with a full scholarship that includes tuition, travel, accommodations, and meals. Successful participants are responsible for costs pertaining to acquiring a visa to enter Canada.

Program participants benefit from the guidance and mentorship of accomplished women leaders from around the world. The program is led by a core team of staff in the International Centre for Women’s Leadership and supported by other Coady faculty and associates.

Program Eligibility

This Coady Global Change Leaders Programme for Women is targeted to emerging women leaders from developing countries who are working on development issues. These are women who:
Possess a minimum of four years of demonstrated leadership experience in a social or economic development endeavor in sectors such as livelihoods or inclusive economic development, food security, environment, access to education and health care, governance, political engagement of women and the rights of girls and women;
Have great drive and passion for their work, demonstrated through their outstanding contributions in their organizations and communities;
Are practitioners in civil society organizations including community based organizations and not for profits, or active in public or private institutions, donor/philanthropic agencies, social movements or in a social enterprise/business;
Hold a university degree or a combination of post-secondary education and experience; and
Have strong oral and written English language competencies.

Prioritization for 2016 will be given to candidates who are from: Nepal, Kenya, Malawi, Indonesia, Egypt and countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. Candidates must be from a country eligible for Official Development Assistance.

Click here to visit official webpage of Coady Global Change Leaders Programme for Women
Program Schedule and Components

For 2016, the Global Change Leaders Program consists of two main components:
1. August 22 – October 7, 2016: A seven week on-site intensive course at the Coady International Institute in Antigonish, Nova Scotia where a collaborative relationship is fostered among facilitators and participants to draw out lessons and insights from their rich and diverse experiences. This consists of:
a) A foundation module, in which participants focus on leadership theories and essential competencies, analysis of gender, citizenship and power, practical understandings of these concepts and their application for women leaders within their own contexts, strengthening capacities for social innovations, partnership building in a multi-stakeholder environment, and enhancing abilities to realize citizen-driven asset-based development.
b) Electives, focusing on Coady Institute’s key thematic areas of promoting accountable democracies, building resilient communities and strengthening local economies.
c) A final module, in which participants articulate an action plan for how they will take their new learning home to provide leadership in their organizations and communities and continue to work towards empowering other women moving forward.
2. October 11, 2016 – April 30, 2017: Participants will benefit from one-on-one mentoring from experienced women leaders upon their return home for up to six months to follow on the application of learning into practice. Mentors and mentees will be matched during the residency period based on specific needs and geographic locations. Participants will also join a global alumnae network of women leaders.

Click here to apply for The Global Change Leaders Programme

Compete for the St. Gallen Wings of Excellence Award Essay Competition

Deadline: February 1, 2016

Compete for the St. Gallen Wings of Excellence Award and qualify for participation as a Leader of Tomorrow in the world’s premier opportunity for intergenerational debates: The St. Gallen Symposium.
Join the debate with 600 top global leaders and decision makers
Share your thoughts, ideas and visions with the global elite
Expenses for travel, board and lodging covered, travel service provided
Meet 200 of the world’s brightest young minds
Small and intimate gatherings with world leaders, exclusively for the Leaders of Tomorrow
CHF 20,000.– prize money shared by the three winners
Broad media coverage
Become member of a truly unique and strong global community
Qualify with an excellent essay.

Your essay must answer the following question: What are alternatives to economic growth?Leaders of Tomorrow have expressed scepticism towards economic growth as it stands today. We challenge you to develop your alternative guidelines to the concept of growth. Present your own ideato convince the jury. We expect a professional, creative and thought-provoking essay. Be bold and unconventional! The following criteria must be met:

Form Essay (max. 2,100 words)
Language English
Deadline 1 February 2016, 11:59 p.m. last time zone (UTC-12)
Anonymity Your name must not be mentioned anywhere in the contribution file
Individuality Individual work expected, no group work allowed. The essay must be written exclusively for this contest
Citation All sources must be cited and referred to the respective part in the essay

Check your eligibility and prepare documents.

To be eligible, you must fulfil all of the following criteria:
Enrolled in a graduate or postgraduate program (master level or higher) in any field of study at a regular university
Born in 1986 or later

Make sure you can provide the following documents:
Copy of passport or other identification (in English for non-Roman languages)
Confirmation of matriculation/enrolment from your university which proves your enrolment in a graduate/postgraduate level programme as of 1 February 2016 (download sample document here)
Your contribution file with no indication of your name in the file name, the file metadata or the file itself
Impress the Jury.

All contributions will be evaluated according to specific criteria by an independent jury composed of professors, corporate executives and entrepreneurs. The authors of the best 100 contributions qualify as Leaders of Tomorrow and will be invited by the ISC to the next St. Gallen Symposium. You qualify as a semi-finalist to compete for the prestigious award 2016 if your essay makes it in the top 20. You will be asked by mid-March the very latest to pitch the essence of your essay in a 3-minute video presentation. Based upon the quality of both the essay and the video pitch, the jury selects the sixfinalists who will compete for the award against each other on the symposium’s big stage. The award will be bestowed to those finalists who show the very best performances both on the essay and on the stage in St. Gallen.

Click here to apply for the St. Gallen Wings of Excellence Award Essay Competition.

Apply for The Venture Competition for Startups

Apply for The Venture Competition for Startups

The Venture is giving out a $1Million fund to empower extraordinary start-ups that use business to create positive change and a mission to inspire entrepreneurial thinkers to transform the world.

The Competition

If you run an innovative business that is creating positive change in the world, we want to hear from you. Successful applicants will have a chance to pitch for a share of The Venture’s $1Million fund and have access to the tools and mentorship to accelerate their growth.

Eligibility Criteria for The Venture Competition for Startups

They are looking for exceptional start-ups that use business innovatively to transform communities and solve global challenges. Whatever it is, if it’s brilliant and can create real, positive change then they want to hear from you.

Get Selected for The Venture Competition for Startups

Each application will be reviewed and the very best from each of the participating countries will be selected to take part in local finals. You’ll have the chance to pitch to a panel of business experts who will offer advice and decide which finalist has the most promise to continue to the global finals.

Learn and Grow
If you are successful at the local final, you will head to The Venture’s Accelerator Week for a week of motivation, inspiration and mentorship from some of the world’s foremost businesses and entrepreneurial minds.

Inspire the Public
After the Accelerator Week, you will have the chance to inspire the public and receive funding. Over the course of five weeks, we’ll allocate $250,000 of the $1Million fund by giving people the chance to vote for their favourite start-up.

The Venture Final Pitch
At an exclusive event in front of a live audience of influencers and change makers, you will have the opportunity to pitch your business to The Venture’s esteemed global judging panel, who will decide where the remaining share of the $1Million fund will be awarded.

Enter details to get regular updates about exciting opportunities

Umeå University Scholarships for International Students in Sweden

Umeå University Scholarships for International Students
Scholarship Application Eligibility

We welcome you to apply for scholarship if you have;
completed your application for studies at before 1 February 2016.
Umeå University programme as priority 1

A committe appointed by the Vice-Chancellor is tasked with selecting candidates for scholarships.
The selections are based entirely on applicants academic merit.
Selected candidates receive a full or partial waiver of the tuition fee.
Scholarships offered by Umeå University

The following scholarships are administered by Umeå University

Umeå University Scholarship
This is a general scholarship programme offered by Umeå University. Open for students admitted to one of the Master’s study programmes offered.
4-6 Scholarships available for academic year 2016-17.

Erling-Persson Scholarship
For talented students admitted to Master’s in Public Health study programmes at Umeå University.
14-16 Scholarships available for academic year 2016-17.

Umeå School of Business and Economics (USBE) Scholarship
For talented students who are admitted to one of the 6 Master’s level programmes offered by the Umeå School of Business and Economics.
2 Scholarships for academic year 2016-17.

Umeå Institute of Design (UID) Scholarship
For talented students who are admitted to UID study programmes
4-6 Scholarships available for academic year 2016-17.
Scholarships offered by the Swedish Institute

The Swedish Institute, a government agency, administers scholarship programmes each year that cover tuition, as well as living costs, for selected non-EU/EEA students.

More information is available at the Swedish Institute website.

To apply visit the official webpage of Umea University Scholarships

Forbes Under 30 $1M Change the World Competition

Forbes Under 30 $1M Change the World Competition

The Challenge

The Forbes Under 30 $1 Million Change the World Competition is the largest ever for young social entrepreneurs.

Five or six finalists, selected from the complete pool of competitors, will receive a cash award of $100,000 USD. They will then compete on-stage at the Forbes Under 30 Summit in Philadelphia on October 6, 2015 in front of 2,000 world-class mentors and the best young entrepreneurs and game-changers in the world, as culled from the Forbes 30 Under 30 lists.

The overall winner will receive at least $400,000 USD in additional cash and in-kind support, bringing their award total to at least $500,000 USD, and the overall award total to $1,000,000 USD.

The competition calls on social entrepreneurs with disruptive and scalable ideas with the potential to change the world. It is open to both nonprofit and for-profit enterprises. This is not a business plan competition – organizations or companies must already be in operation and the prize money should be utilized to accelerate the most promising ideas.

All submissions must be submitted on Applications will be screened by the Wharton Social Impact Initiative of the University of Pennsylvania. The finalists will be announced in early September, before competing on the main stage at the Forbes Under 30 Summit on October 6.

These Challenge Guidelines are part of the Challenge Specific Agreement that governs the competition and to which you must agree before making a submission. To view the Challenge Specific Agreement, click on "Submit an Entry."

Submission Requirements

The competition submission consists of under 30 questions that require you to complete short answers, upload documents, and create short videos. Click on “Submit Entry” to register for the competition and to view and to complete the submission form.

We encourage you to register for the competition as soon as possible and to make note of all submission requirements. We also suggest that you compile all components of the submission offline and then login to to upload and copy/paste your answers.

The submission deadline is August 26, 2015 at 11:59PM Eastern Time. No late entries will be accepted. Please plan ahead; to avoid any technical issues with your browser do not submit during the last few minutes.

Applicants who make the first cut-off will be asked for follow-up information; telephone interviews may be requested. Finalists will be notified by September 9 and must be able to travel to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from October 5-6, 2015 for the Forbes Under 30 Summit. A full-pass to the Summit will be provided; finalists are responsible for their own travel expenses. International applicants need to be mindful of visa and other logistics issues.

The finalists will be notified by email on or around 12:00 noon ET on September 9, 2015. The challenge partners will make a maximum of three attempts to contact each finalist. If a finalist is unreachable during the 48-hour period in which challenge partners attempt to make contact, or if he or she does not comply with this SCA, an alternate finalist may be selected from other eligible Submissions. ​

Judging Criteria

True to the competition’s name, this challenge seeks innovative models that attack big problems with solutions that are scalable. The competition is looking for exceptional teams executing bold ideas with the potential to make a huge impact. Judges are looking for solutions in the areas of education, extreme poverty, sustainability, global health and any other number of other social problems.


The challenge will award a total of $1,000,000 USD in cash and in-kind prizes. The awards and/or investments will come from the following Sponsoring Organizations: The Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation, the Case Foundation, the Pratt Foundation, the Keywell Foundation and entrepreneur Bob Duggan, plus an in-kind advertising grant from Forbes.

Five or six $100,000 USD prizes (or equivalent); and

One $400,000 USD prize (or equivalent) to the overall winner

Finalists will be invited to participate in the Under 30 Impact Lab – an afternoon during which the attendees at the Under 30 Summit will work with challenge finalists to help them solve problems and accelerate their growth.

Nonprofit prizes:

Nonprofits will receive their cash award in the form of a grant or other charitable commitment (subject to the terms and conditions of the respective sponsoring organizations).

For-profit prizes:

For-profit companies will receive their cash award in the form of an investment, in the form of equity at the same valuation and on the same terms as their current or previous funding round, or if no funding round is underway, in the form of a convertible note. The investment will be completed no later than 60 days following the announcement of the winner.

In-kind prizes:

In-kind awards, as part of the grand prize, will be given to the company outright, without any equity consideration.

Challenge Schedule



July 22, 2015

Challenge opens

August 26, 2015

Submissions deadline, 11:59PM Eastern Time

September 9, 2015

Finalists announced

October 6, 2015

Forbes Under 30 Summit and Winners Announced

Applicants who make the first cut-off will be asked for follow-up information; telephone interviews may be requested. Finalists will be notified by September 9 and must be able to travel to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from October 5-6, 2015 for the Forbes Under 30 Summit. A full-pass to the Summit will be provided; finalists are responsible for their own travel expenses. International applicants need to be mindful of visa and other logistics issues.

The finalists will be notified by email on or around 12:00 noon ET on September 9, 2015. The challenge partners will make a maximum of three attempts to contact each finalist. If a finalist is unreachable during the 48-hour period in which challenge partners attempt to make contact, or if he or she does not comply with this SCA, an alternate finalist may be selected from other eligible Submissions.


The challenge is open to:

Active social entrepreneurs who were born after October 6, 1985, who are a founder, co-founder, or top executive of their organization.

Applicants from anywhere in the world.

Those who are already actively engaged in a social enterprise – this is not a business plan contest, but rather one that will reward and accelerate those entrepreneurs already making a difference.
Both nonprofit and for-profit social entrepreneurs – finalists will come from both categories. ​


All submissions must be completed on and are due on August 26, 2015 by 11:59PM Eastern Time. No late submissions will be accepted.

Applicant must be a founder, co-founder, or top executive of his/her organization and must be under 30 years of age. Any applicants born on or before October 6, 1985, will be deemed ineligible.

All submissions and any presentation at the Forbes Under 30 Summit must be made in English. Any submissions not submitted in English will be deemed ineligible.

Finalists must be available to travel to Philadelphia, PA, USA on October 5-6, 2015 to participate in the Forbes Under 30 Summit.

Any ideas submitted by the competitor remain the intellectual property of the competitor.

Applications and application will be retained; information and data will be accessed only by competition partners and not sold or shared.

Any applications will go through a process of due diligence; any application found to be misrepresentative, plagiarized, or sharing an idea that is not their own will be automatically disqualified.
All ineligible applicants will be automatically removed from the competition with no recourse or reimbursement.
No purchase or payment of any kind is necessary to enter or win the competition.

Void wherever restricted or prohibited by law.

What You Can Do To Get Involved

To compete, login to your HeroX account and click Submit Entry above to register for the competition. You will be notified of any status updates and be able to create an entry to the competition. (If you do not already have a HeroX account, click Join Us at the top of the page.)

Click on the Share button or social media icons above to share this competition with your friends, your family, or anyone you know who has a passion for social impact.

Leave a comment in our Comments Thread to join the conversation, ask questions or connect with other innovators.

The deadline for submissions to the Forbes Under 30 $1 Million Change the World Competition isWednesday, August 26, 2015, at 11:59PM Eastern Time.


Village Capital, a global firm supporting entrepreneurs solving major problems in society, and Gearbox, a unique space for inventors to build and showcase innovative ideas in East Africa, are announcing a program to support 12 hardware businesses from across Africa that are improving the lives of the underserved. With support from The Lemelson Foundation, the partnership allows Village Capital and Gearbox to provide unique capacity building to these businesses to help these entrepreneurs overcome the challenges unique to inventors in reaching scale.

Village Capital is searching for the next generation of “invention-based businesses” hardware solutions in East Africa. We are especially interested in inventions that improve access to energy for all, and increase agricultural productivity for small-holder farmers.

Examples include:
Affordability: inventions that radically increase affordability of energy generation or agricultural products.
Reduced Consumption: innovations that reduce the cost of consumption for small-holder farmers
Efficiency: technologies that increase the efficiency of energy and/or agricultural distribution systems.

September 7, 2015

Workshops to be held in Nairobi, Kenya.

Workshop 1: October 21-24

Workshop 2: January 6-9

Workshop 3: February 22-25

Click here to apply


Orange is currently inviting applications for its fifth edition of the Orange African Social Venture Prize. This initiative aims to encourage innovative start-up projects from around the world which help to accelerate development on the African continent. The prize will recognise three projects with grants of €10 000, €15 000 and €25 000, along with six months of support from Orange experts. The first prize will also be offered a patent registration in the country of the project’s deployment.

The Orange African Social Venture Prize showcases entrepreneurs offering innovative products or services that meet the needs of Africans in various fields .Operating in 19 countries in Africa and the Middle East, Orange serves more than 100 million customers in the region and plays a major role in Africa’s economy and future development.

Orange’s main priorities is to improve connectivity, particularly in rural areas, and to introduce value-adding mobile services. The Group also supports entrepreneurs by offering a variety of support programmes, both to entrepreneurs seeking to create their own company and to mature start-ups.

Focus Areas

Industry or trade
Eligibility Criteria

Any entrepreneur (aged 21 or over) or legal entity that has been in existence for fewer than three years may participate with no restriction on nationality.

Submitted projects must be designed to be deployed in at least one of the 17 African countries in which Orange operates and must use information and communications technology in an innovative way to help improve the living conditions of the populations in these countries.

How to Apply

Applications can be submitted through Orange’s pan-African web portal.

For more information, please visit


This funding opportunity is to offer funding specifically aimed at improving Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) measures in overseas health facilities. It is intended to fund projects that would strengthen the capacity of the overseas country’s health services to cope with future outbreak and emergency situations associated with highly infectious diseases alongside the effective delivery of essential day-to-day health services. All those considering applying should carefully read the eligibility and funding criteria contained in the THET and WHO Project Framework and Grant Overview as these differ from those in previous grant streams.

All established health partnerships are welcome to apply.

**Core Eligibility**

The core requirements for the Strengthening Preventative Capacity grants are:

Grant recipients are eligible institutions (see Grant Overview)
Applications must be made by established Health Partnerships
Projects must be operating within low- or middle-income countries
Letters of support from each institution must be submitted along with the application
Projects must adhere to the guidelines and syllabus structure as set out in the THET and WHO Project Framework for Strengthening Preventative Capacity Projects.
Funding Available

£10,000 to £50,000 for between six and 17 month projects.

Pre-application Webinar

Applicants are invited to attend a pre-application webinar that will run through the application process and project planning. The webinar will be held on two occasions: the first is scheduled to take place on Friday 19th June and the second on Monday 22nd June, from 1:00pm to 2:30pm GMT. Please register for one of these webinars here.

**Review & Award Process**

Funding will be allocated by THET following:

Submission of a project outline and letters of support
Selection group meeting
Awards made against defined criteria
How to apply

Download the THET and WHO Project Framework, Grant Overview and Project Outline Application Form

The project outline should be completed and submitted to by midnight on 26th July 2015 along with the required letters of support.

If you do not receive an acknowledgment from us within 48 hours, please assume we have not received your application and re-submit.

Apply now:

Westminster International Scholarships for Developing Countries, UK 2016

Brief description: The University of Westminster offers generous scholarship awards aimed at fully funding you if you are from a developing country and will study a full-time Masters degree at the University.
Eligible Field of Study: Scholarships are provided any Masters courses offered by the University of Westminster in UK.
About Scholarship
Applicants can only apply for a scholarship at University of Westminster once you have been offered either a conditional or unconditional place on your chosen course. The university cannot consider your application for a scholarship if you have not already made an application for admission and been successfully offered a place on a course.
Scholarship Offered Since: Not specified
Scholarship Type: Scholarships for Masters degree in UK
Selection Criteria and Eligibility
You must be an international student from a developing country and hold an offer for a full-time Masters degree.
Academic excellence, financial need and development potential
Number of Scholarships: Several
Value of Scholarship: Full tuition fee waiver, accommodation, living expenses and flights to and from London
Duration of Scholarship: for the duration of the programme
Eligible Countries: students from Developing Countries
To be taken at (country): University of Westminster UK
Application Deadline: 16st October 2015
Offered annually? Yes
How to Apply
Sponsors: University of Westminster, UK

Switzerland- Nestle MBA Scholarships for Women Developing Countries 2015/2016

Brief description: The Nestlé Scholarship for Women is a Need-based Scholarship program for Women from developing countries to study in Switzerland 2015/2016
Eligible Field of Study: Masters in Business Admistration
About Scholarship
Nestlé Scholarship helps women through IMD MBA program. The Nestlé Scholarship for Women was first awarded in 1997 and was initiated by a group of IMD- Switzerland- MBA (Masters in Business Administration) participants who desired to encourage women to take the MBA courses. Preference are given to women from developing countries including but not limited to African female Students.
CHF 25,000 in scholarship award will be given to the female scholarship winner(s).
Scholarship Offered Since: 1997
Scholarship Type: MBA Scholarship for Women
Selection Criteria and Eligibility
Women candidates who have already applied to the full-time IMD MBA program and who demonstrate financial need
Employees of Nestlé and its subsidiaries are not eligible.
1)      Acceptance into the IMD MBA Program
2)       Submitting an essay discussing the issue:
‘Does diversity in management impact the bottom line? If so, how?’
(maximum 750 words)
Number of Scholarships: One
Value of Scholarship: CHF 25,000
Duration of Scholarship: for the period of the program
Eligible Countries: Worldwide (with preference given to developing countries)
To be taken at (country): Switzerland
Application Deadline: September 30 2015
Offered annually? Yes
How to Apply
Applicants must have been accepted into the IMD MBA program prior to their application.
The scholarship applications are essay based, with winning essays typically including the following features:
  • Relevance to the essay title
  • Organization and structure
  • Fully developed arguments
  • Persuasiveness
  • Personal element and/or passion
IMD reserves the right not to award a scholarship if the criteria are not met to the satisfaction of the jury/sponsors.
Visit Scholarship Webpage for details
Sponsors: The IMD MBA Scholarship Committee
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