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Application Deadline: Feb. 1, 2015 (GMT+8)

The Hinrich Foundation is encouraging bright individuals with an interest in international trade to apply for its scholarship, and career development program.

The Program aims to provide quality education and comprehensive career development opportunities for postgraduate study in fields related to trade, communication and business for scholars with proven academic and professional track records, who have the desire to make a positive impact on people’s lives through export trade promotion.

This scholarship aims to equip scholars with practical skills that the export trade industry needs, enabling scholars to be productive upon graduation and develop throughout their lives. The Hinrich Foundation offers a practical work + study model to help scholars apply what they learn into practice while studying, and reorient their study be most beneficial for their career.

Scholars are required to undertake – if a posting is offered – 1-year work for Hinrich Foundation before commencing the MA programme, and work for a period of two years upon graduation with Hinrich Foundation or a partner company.

Programs of study
Successful candidates will study Master of Arts in International Journalism at Hong Kong Baptist University on a full-time basis

Eligibility

  • Applicants must be citizens of India, Cambodia, Vietnam and Philippines.
  • They must have an undergraduate degree in a relevant subject, be fluent in English and able to meet all academic, entrance and other requirements of the university.

Scholarship support

  • Hinrich Foundation offers full scholarship supports covering tuition and mandatory fees, monthly living & incidental allowance, airfare, visa and educational materials.

For More Information:

Organizing for Action is a movement of millions of Americans, coming together to fight for real, lasting change.

Calling all action takers! Organizing for Action is launching its elite fellowship program this spring, summer, and fall to train the next generation of progressive change makers. Fellows will emerge from this intensive 12-week program highly skilled in the tools community organizers use every day to create change in their communities. Working alongside veteran organizers in OFA’s tried and tested chapter structure, Fellows will work on issues that matter, such as climate change, the economy, health care, and women’s rights, among others.

This 12-week program is a full-time position designed to build fellows’ skills with volunteer recruitment, partner organization outreach, event planning, and digital organizing (to name a few). Plus, this year we have even more specialized training programs for women, college students, people in underserved communities, and for people who are bilingual.

The application deadline are as follows:

  • Spring program (February 21st—May 8th, 2015)—December 8th
  • Summer program (May 30th—August 21st, 2015)—March 31st
  • Fall program (September 19th—December 11th, 2015)—July 15th

Register Now for the Organizing for Action Fellowship 2015

Open to: it is open to students of any nationality at any institution of higher education.

Fellowships of the international Leo Baeck Fellowship Programme are awarded to doctoral students who pursue their research in the field of history and culture of German-speaking Jewry. Besides financial support for one year, the programme offers regular workshops, jointly organised by the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes and the Leo Baeck Institute London. The programme particularly aims at doctoral students who wish to carry out research in more than one country; it is open to students of any nationality at any institution of higher education.

Requirements

  • University degree(s) with excellent marks
  • Date of latest degree not before February 2012
  • Formal qualification for doctoral studies
  • Doctoral research project focussing on the history and culture of German-speaking Jewry

Funding

Fellows receive a stipend of 1,150 EUR per month, generally supplemented by a monthly research allowance of 100 EUR. For research trips and conference participation monthly supplements and travel allowances are available on application. Tuition fees are not covered.

Application

Candidates are invited to submit the following documents in English or German:

  • Application form (download: *.doc, *.pdf )
  • Cover letter outlining the motivation for participation in the programme (1 page)
  • Curriculum vitae with details on education, general interests and language skills
  • Photocopy/-copies of university degree(s), including marks/grading
  • Research proposal (5 pages)
  • Research schedule for the academic year 2015/16, including planned research trips
  • Letter of recommendation by the supervisor of the PhD project
  • Second letter of recommendation

he deadline for application is the 1st February 2015. We accept applications by e-mail (one pdf-document) or conventional mail. Only complete application sets will be considered. Short listed candidates will be invited for an interview in Frankfurt in April 2015.

Contact

Dr Matthias Frenz

Telephone +49 228 82096-283

leobaeck@studienstiftung.de

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Leo Baeck Fellowship Programme

Deadline:

All documents should be received by MARCH 6, 2015

Scholars studying Ukraine outside of Canada are invited to apply for appointments as a Petro Jacyk Visiting Scholar at the University of Toronto. As a rule, the appointees spend four to six weeks in Toronto conducting research and interacting with Canadian scholars (longer stays can be arranged). Most of them also present a seminar on their work and are expected to take part in relevant scholarly events. As a rule, visits are scheduled during the fall and winter sessions of the university, that is between September and April.

Eligibility:

  • Petro Jacyk Visiting Scholar positions are open to scholars at all stages of their careers working in the social sciences and humanities, including recent PhD or kandydat nauk degree recipients.
  • Advanced doctoral students will also be considered but are limited to stays of four weeks under the Petro Jacyk program alone.

The Petro Jacyk Visiting Scholars Program especially welcomes applicants whose work relates to its thematic focus “Challenges of Independent Ukraine.” This focus includes state- and institution- building in Ukraine; law and governance; problems of democratization; education, culture and identity of the nation and ethnic groups in Ukraine; history and the imperial past; and foreign policy and international relations.

Funding:

The following cost will be covered by the Petro Jacyk Program:

  • Round-trip airfare (lowest economy fare) to the maximum of CAD $1,200;
  • Visa costs if applicable;
  • Medical insurance for the approved stay at the University of Toronto; and
  • Allowance calculated at a rate of CAD $55/full day to the maximum of CAD$1,540.
  • The appointees will use this allowance to defray the cost of housing and other living expenses while in Toronto.

    The program will provide shared office space and access to the university library.  It may also assist the appointees in finding a reasonably priced accommodation upon request.

    Application Procedure:

    Completed applications (MS Word version; Adobe Acrobat PDF version) should be received along with:

  • a two-page description of their research proposal (double-spaced);
  • a curriculum vitae;
  • two confidential letters of reference.

All application materials, including the letters of reference, must be in English.  Letters of reference which are not in English must be translated by a qualified translator or agency, and submitted together with the original letter by the referee.

Mailing Address:
Petro Jacyk Program for the Study of Ukraine 
Centre for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies
Munk School of Global Affairs
University of Toronto
1 Devonshire Place Toronto, ON
M5S 3K7 Canada

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Petro Jacyk Visiting Scholars Program

The deadline for applications is November 28, 2014

When:  January 30 to February 3 2015

The Higher School of Economics (HSE) organizes a Winter School each year for senior students and graduates. Winter Schools are completely free-of-charge short-term introductory training programmes. The participants meet leading Russian and foreign specialists, famous politicians, and researchers, and also learn about Russian culture and traditions. Over the short course, students study the basics of Russian and put their new language skills to use in interacting with professors and students (who also speak English).

The Winter School programme is conducted entirely in English and includes three majors:

Social Science & Humanities  

The major offers a course on the prospects of economic and political relations between the countries of East Asia and the Russian Federation, issues of social changes in the modern society, the political transformation in the international arena.

Economics & Management

For those who are interested in how the world of money works we offer a blend of the courses on how to manage domestic and international companies, how to curb the complex context in which they operate, how to introduce new technologies and innovations to stay competitive, as well as how to articulate issues of public concern, and what a contemporary public policy process is.

Mathematics and Computer Science

The participants of the major will have a chance to join a strong Russian tradition of exact sciences. The major offers a course on applied mathematics, qualifying tests in algebra, topology and analysis, uniquely stimulating, dynamic and supportive learning environment, industrial production of software, information and communication technologies and systems for various purposes.

Winter School participants come from:

  • Republic of Korea
  • China
  • Japan
  • Europe
  • America

Fill out the application form.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Higher School of Economics Winter School

The deadline for nominations is 30 June 2015.

Every year the MS International Federation offers a number of McDonald Fellowships to young researchers from emerging countries*.

Fellowships enable the recipient to travel to an established research institution to work with leading researchers in MS, with a view to returning to their own country to establish a programme of MS research that involves the application of the newly learned techniques.

The fellowship consists of a two-year grant, around UK £30,000 per year, to cover travel and living costs, and an additional contribution of UK £2,000 per year to the host institution.

In 2015, we will accept applications from all areas of research related to MS and encourage applications in the areas of symptom relief, rehabilitation and palliative care.

Who is eligible?

Candidates must be under 35 at the time of application and must be citizens of an emerging country* as defined by the World Bank.

Candidates must be

  • working or studying in an emerging country* at the time of nomination

OR

  • working or studying in another country on a project which started within the six months prior to nomination

OR

  • studying in another country on a project supported by an MS International Federation grant.

The candidate’s focus of research should be an area of neuroscience relevant to MS.

Applying:

University departments must nominate a candidate. This nomination should include:

  1. 2015 McDonald Fellowship nomination form.
  2. Candidate letter – detailing their reasons for nomination.
  3. Supervisor letter – a signed letter from the candidate’s current supervisor (including email address) supporting the nomination.
  4. CV – the candidate’s current CV clarifying his or her previous experience.
  5. References – testimonies from at least two people with whom the candidate has worked. These should include their email addresses and be on institution-headed paper. They should not be from the candidate’s current supervisor or host supervisor.
  6. Project proposal – a description of the field of research that the candidate wishes to be trained in or the research project that he/she wishes to carry out. This should be written by the applicant and should be no more than four A4 pages (Arial font, point size 10). It should include the background to the project, aims, methodology and anticipated outcomes. A list of references should be added as an appendix which may also include figures.
  7. Lay summary – this should be no more than eight lines of text (Arial font, point size 10), summarising the project in language accessible to a non-scientific audience and describing why this project may be important to people with MS.
  8. Host letter – a signed letter of support from the project supervisor of the host institution, indicating that appropriate facilities will be made available. The letter should be on institution-headed notepaper and include the supervisor’s email address.
  9. Future plans – a candidate statement of no more than a page (Arial font, point size 10), saying what their future plans might be when he/she returns to their country of origin.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the McDonald Fellowship

Application Deadline:  Tuesday 31 March 2015 midnight GMT.

Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships (SSS) is a substantial programme of scholarships, offered on a matched funding basis between the Scottish Government and Scottish Higher Education Institutions. The scheme offers up to 200 awards, each worth £2000. These are towards the tuition fees, for any one year of full time study, on an Undergraduate, Masters or PhD course at any of Scotland’s higher education institutions.

The scholarships are designed to support the promotion of Scotland as a learning nation and a science nation and are therefore targeted at the priority sectors of creative industries, life sciences, technology, financial services and renewable and clean energy (find out what study options are available). These are available across key priority countries:

  • Canada
  • China
  • India
  • United States of America

he scholarships are available to students as part of a wider strategy to promote Scotland as a study destination and showcase Scotland’s higher education offering in international markets.

What can I study?

The scholarships are designed to support the promotion of Scotland as a learning nation and a science nation and are therefore targeted at the priority sectors of:

  • Creative industries
  • Life sciences
  • Technology
  • Financial services
  • Renewable and clean energy

This includes a wide range of subjects across all of Scotland’s universities and higher education institutions.

How to Apply:

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships

Application deadline is 24:00 CET on Thursday 15 January 2015.

The aim of the Visby Programme is to build an integrated, knowledge-based and research-intense region, centered on the Baltic Sea, but also bridging to the Eastern Partnership countries and the Russian Federation. About 40 scholarships will be offered for the academic year 2015/2016.

Countries

The Visby Programme is targeted at candidates from the following countries: Belarus, Estonia, Georgia, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Poland, Russia, and Ukraine. The objective is to strengthen cooperation and network building between those countries and Sweden in the fields of higher education and research.

Target groups

The programme provides PhD students and postdoctoral researchers with an opportunity to conduct research at Swedish universities within all fields of study. Candidates belonging to any of the following categories may apply:

•    PhD studies – two different models of applying. The first model consists of PhD students/candidates applying for one long-term visit (either 6, 9 or 12 months) as part of their PhD studies. The second model consists of candidates applying for a scholarship according to the sandwich model (several shorter visits). The scholarship period for candidates on a sandwich set-up is a maximum 12 months over three years, divided into a maximum of two research visits per year.
•    Postdoctoral research – individuals applying for a postdoctoral research long-term visit (6, 9 or 12 months) must be holders of a PhD degree, preferably from 2010 or later.
•    Senior scientists – holders of a PhD degree but who do not fit into the category of postdoctoral researchers, above, invited to Sweden for research (6 months maximum).

Who is eligible?

The scholarships are intended for PhD students, postdoctoral researchers belonging to any of the above-mentioned target groups for full-time PhD studies/research in Sweden. A scholarship cannot be granted for an applicant who:

•    has already lived in Sweden for two or more years when the scholarship period is due to begin;
•    has already got a Swedish permanent residence permit;
•    has a Swedish work permit and is not an EU citizen;
•    is applying for a scholarship at PhD level but is not enrolled in ongoing PhD studies at your home university; or
•    is applying for a scholarship at postdoctoral level, but does not hold any PhD degree.

Scholarship benefits

The scholarship is free of tax and amounts to SEK 15,000 per month for PhD students and SEK 18,000 per month for postdoctoral researchers. The scholarship cannot be prolonged or extended.

Insurance
Scholarship holders are insured by the Swedish State Group Insurance against illness and accident during the scholarship period.

SI Network for Future Global Leaders
All Swedish Institute scholarship holders are invited to become members of the SI Network for Future Global Leaders, a network that offers unique opportunities during and after the stay in Sweden. Together with other talented people from all around the world, the scholarship holder is able to take part in a variety of events, exchange ideas and create networks that benefit both to career and personal development.

Scholarship limitations

•    The scholarship is designed to cover living costs for the scholarship holder. There are no grants for family members. No funding for bench fees is provided.
•    The granted scholarship period cannot be altered or extended; however it is possible to apply for subsequent funding through a new call for applications.
•    PhD students on a sandwich setup are allowed up to two visits per scholarship year.
•    In case of a postponed arrival date, the scholarship period can be decreased accordingly.
•    There is no travel grant included in scholarship offer.

vailable scholarship periods

1 September  2015 – 28 February  2016 (6 months)
1 January 2016 – 30 June 2016 (6 months)
1 September  2015 – 31 May  2016 (9 months)
1 September  2015 – 31 August 2016 (12 months)
1 January 2016 – 31 December 2016 (12 months)

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Visby Programme Scholarship for PhD and Postdoctoral Study in Sweden

Application Deadline: March 1, 2015

Are you ready for a summer packed with discoveries that will set you up for success in high school, college, and beyond? Global Navigator Scholarshipsavailable only though CIEE – make it easier for you and hundreds of other U.S. high school students to gain an edge from international exchange each summer.

Scholarships range from 10 to 100 percent of the cost of your High School Abroad Summer program. They are awarded based on a combination of financial need, merit, and passion for our program themes – language, science, arts, service, leadership, and cultural exchange. Merit is evaluated based on your transcript, GPA, and the quality of your application.

WHO SHOULD APPLY?

If you’re:

  • Ready to work hard and fully engage in an international experience
  • Curious about yourself and how you fit into the world
  • Eager to learn how to navigate a new language, connect with a people from a different culture, and impact global issues
  • Excited about a fun summer abroad that will help you develop a global mindset
  • A high school student graduating in 2016, 2017, or 2018 (freshmen, sophomores, and juniors)

* 2015 graduates are encouraged to apply for a CIEE High School Summer Abroad program but are not eligible for a Global Navigator Scholarship

HOW TO APPLY

  • Submit a program application, scholarship application, your school transcript, two letters of recommendation, and your family’s most recent 1040 form, by March 1, 2015
  • Scholarship recipients will be notified via email on or before March 20, 2015
  • Recipients must accept or decline awards within 10 days of notification

SCHOLARSHIP TERMS

  • Scholarship awards are applied directly to your account to offset CIEE program tuition for a single session.
  • Scholarship awards cannot be applied to domestic or international airfare, passport or visa fees, or personal spending money.

Apply Now for the Global Navigator Scholarship

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Global Navigator Scholarship

Submissions close on Feb 17, 2015

Create an amazing Android app using Google Fit, and you could get it featured on Google Play. Make one of the best apps and you’ll receive smart devices from adidas, Polar, and Withings, as well as an Android Wear device, to help with ongoing app development.

Google Fit is an open platform that makes it easier for developers to build amazing fitness apps. It provides a single set of APIs to store and access data from apps and sensors in Android devices and other places, like wearables.

ELIGIBILITY:

The Challenge is open only to:
legal residents of the fifty (50) United States, the District of Columbia, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, India, Israel, Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, Japan and Taiwan at least eighteen (18) years of age or older (or age of majority in his or her country, state or jurisdiction of residence

Requirements:

  • Your app must be made for Android devices.
  • Your app must use one or more of the Google Fit APIs.
  • At a minimum, your app must be in English – but you can make it in other languages too.
  • The challenge is open to new apps – or updates to existing apps – and both will be judged separately.
  • You can enter as an individual, or as part of a team with up to 10 members.

Judging Criteria:

  • Fitness Innovation (20%)
  • Fun (20%)
  • Ongoing Usefulness (20%)
  • User Improvement (20%)
  • Android UX Design Guidelines (20%)

PRIZES:

Up to Twelve (12) Grand Prizes: The six (6) new Apps and six (6) updated Apps with the highest scores that have been successfully verified and cleared, as determined by the Sponsor and Challenge Entities in their sole discretion, will be declared Grand Prize Winners and receive the following:

  • Winning Apps will appear in a “Featured” section on the homepage of select Google Play stores (to be determined by Sponsor) for a minimum of one week beginning on or about March 23, 2015; and
  • Winning Apps will be promoted via Sponsor’s and their affiliates consumer and developer promotional channels, including:
    • In the “Featured” section of the Google Play consumer newsletter
    • Google Play’s social accounts (on Google+, Twitter, and Facebook)
    • In a blog post on the official Google blog and the Android developer blog
    • Other channels at the Sponsor’s discretion
  • Two (2) adidas sensors (retail value approximately $140 USD each)
  • Android Wear device (retail value approximately $160 USD)
  • Polar Loop (retail value approximately $109.95 USD)
  • Polar H7 (retail value approximately $79.95 USD)
  • Withings device (retail value approximately $99.95 USD)

 

Up to One Hundred (100) Second Prizes (50 new Apps and 50 existing Apps):

  • Two (2) adidas sensors (retail value approximately $140 USD each)
  • Android Wear device (retail value approximately $160 USD)
  • Polar Loop (retail value approximately $109.95 USD)
  • Polar H7 (retail value approximately $79.95 USD)
  • Withings device (retail value approximately $99.95 USD)

 

Up to Two Hundred (200) Third Prizes (100 new Apps and 100 existing Apps):

  • Two (2) adidas sensors (retail value approximately $140 USD each)
  • Android Wear device (retail value approximately $160 USD)

 

Up to Four Hundred (400) Forth Prizes (200 new Apps and 200 existing Apps):

  • Two (2) adidas sensors (retail value approximately $140 USD each)

Enter Now for the Google Fit Developer Challenge

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the  Google Fit Developer Challenge

Submission Deadline: December 15 2014

The Scholarship: The winning student will also receive a scholarship of €2000 and the best entry will be published (with permission, of course) on the GoEuro blogs in Germany, Spain, Italy, the Netherlands and the UK.

Traditionally, figuring out how to get to destinations without airports has been a complicated process, particularly in foreign countries. It’s important to us that travellers don’t miss out on discovering fantastic cities like Bath, Segovia, Soest or Namur, which is why we’re determined to help them find the best ways to get there.

The student who sends us the most creative entry will get the chance to complete a 1-3 month paid internship in our Berlin office.

How to Enter

Use the title ‘’A Closer Europe’’ and let it inspire you. Send us your innovative vision of a more connected Europe. We’re flexible with the entry formats, so be creative! Share your vision in an essay, blog post, video, YouTube clip…or whichever format you feel best expresses your ideas. The focus of the entry is up to you whether it’s transport, culture, education or any other theme…we want to know what a connected Europe means to you. Tell us how your education and experience could help build a more connected Europe.

Instructions

All entries must be sent to scholarship@goeuro.com, making sure to include:

  • An essay between 1500-2000 words or a video with a duration of 1-10 mins. Entries in other formats will also be considered but must be sent via email.
  • PDF copy of student enrollment document for the 2014/2015 academic year.
  • Entries must be sent before midnight (GMT+1) on December 15th 2014.
  • Please make sure that your university or college is eligible for this programme, you can check if your university or college has already been approved here. If you don’t see them please tell them to contact university@goeuro.com to enroll.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the GoEuro Scholarship

Application Deadline: January 23, 2015

When: June 13, 2015 – August 7, 2015

The Washington Leadership Program (WLP) is pleased to announce that it is accepting applications from high-potential South Asian college students for the 2015 summer leadership program scheduled to take place from June 13, 2015 – August 7, 2015. The WLP cultivates the South Asian American community’s next generation of leaders by placing them in Congressional offices or Government Agencies for eight-week summer internships and a structured leadership-training curriculum.

The students gain a firsthand view of the policy-making and legislative process, as well as gain access to high-profile South-Asian leaders in the nation’s capitol.

All students who are either US citizens or legal permanent residents are encouraged to apply. Selection to the WLP is highly competitive and not limited to students pursuing majors in social sciences. The backgrounds of past participants have ranged from medical school to art and business.

The WLP has over 200 alumni who have interned for notable elected officials including Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-NY), Rep. Ami Bera (D-CA), Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO), and Rep. Bobby Jindal (R-LA). Alumni from the program have gone on to win Rhodes, Marshall, Fulbright, and Mitchell Scholarships, as well as acceptances into top-flight medical, law, public policy, and other post-graduate programs. Several alums are currently senior advisors to government officials, and one is an elected representative from the State of Ohio.

Benefits:

Interns will receive a total stipend of $2,000 and will be required to complete 2-3 short writing assignments during the internship.

 

Apply Now for the Washington Leadership Program

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Washington Leadership Program

LONDON INTERNATIONAL YOUTH SCIENCE FORUM
22nd July to 5th August 2015

Annually 400 students aged between 17-21 years old attend LIYSF from over 60 countries worldwide.  You can use the application form to apply as an individual, but you must supply an academic referee who can confirm that you meet our requirements.  Once you apply, you will enter our application process and will be advised about your application from us, we will let you know if we need any more information from you.

Many students also attend as winners of international science competitions, as part of a small group from educational bodies, schools and colleges, some with scholarships or funding from charitable Foundations.

If you wish to participate at LIYSF in 2015

  • Your date of birth should be between 23rd January 1993 and 6th February 1999
  • You should have a good understanding of written and spoken English
  • You should be studying science and have achieved or be in preparation for taking exam qualifications for university entrance

How much does it cost?

The participation fee is £1,695 GBP per student.

The fee covers the total cost of the programme; all meals and accommodation; lectures and demonstrations; programme visits and entrance charges; travel in central London to programmed events and the social programme. It does not cover optional sightseeing tours, theatre tickets and transfer to London.

 

Register Now to Attend the London International Youth Science Forum

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the 2015 London International Youth Science Forum

When: March 5 – 7, 2015, in Bengkulu, Indonesia.
The ASEAN-Japan Youth Forum is a creative space for 100 talented students from Japan and ASEAN member countries to share their experiences, thought, awareness and understanding on how to build and maintain our partnership. This event will be organized by Indonesia Student & Youth Forum (ISYF) in collaboration with the State Ministry of Youth and Sport of Republic of Indonesia, The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Republic Indonesia, Japan Foundation, Japan Embassy to Indonesia and ASEAN Secretariat.

The Theme is “The Role of Youth on Strengthening ASEAN-Japan Partnership toward ASEAN Community 2015”. The forum would be held on March 5 – 7, 2015, in Bengkulu, Indonesia.

The main agenda are ASEAN-Japan Youth Forum (Ministerial Panel, Leaders Panel, Country Report, Focus Group Discussion, Working Group, Field Trip, etc). 100 participants from ASEAN are expected to attend the conference

Eligibility:

  •  The qualifications of participants are those who are aged between 18-25 years old,
  • Good command in English with strong communication skills, good health and ability to work in a team with diverse cultures;
  • Representing youth organizations or institutions,
  • Participants would be from Japan, Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam
  • interested in youth partnership development and making a paper report of their country’s cooperation with other ASEAN country members and Japan to be presented on the forum (max. 3 pages).

Cost:

  • The committee will provide accommodation and local transport for all participants from all participating countries.
  • The international airfare travel expenses must be paid by each participating country or organization.

Register Now to attend the 2015 ASEAN-Japan Youth Forum

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the 2015 ASEAN-Japan Youth Forum

 

Highly qualified undergraduate students are invited to apply for scholarships funding study, senior thesis research and/or internships in Germany. The goal of this program is to support study abroad in Germany and at German universities. Preference will be given to students whose projects or programs are based at and organized by a German university. Scholarships are available either as part of an organized study abroad program or as part of an individual, student-designed study abroad semester or year.

Eligibility Requirement:

Students :

  • are currently second and third year students and will be in their third and fourth year during their stay in Germany
  • are seeking DAAD support for a 4-10 month period in Germany during the German academic year
  • possess outstanding academic records and personal integrity, as evinced by both their grades and letters of recommendation
  • have well-defined study, research or internship plans for their stay in Germany
  • submit the DAAD language evaluation form with their application, although German language competency is not mandatory
  • demonstrate an interest in contemporary German and European affairs and who explain the significance of their project in Germany to their future studies, research or professional goals
  • are enrolled, full-time students in an undergraduate degree-granting program at an accredited North American college or university
  • will return to the US or Canada after the scholarship period to complete their bachelor’s degree

Terms of Awards:

Scholarships may be granted for a minimum of four (one semester) and a maximum of 10 months (one academic year). Recipients will be awarded a monthly stipend of approximately € 650, plus additional funds to help defray travel and research expenses as well as health insurance.

Note: The scholarship periods must take place during the German academic year (anywhere from October 2015 through July 2016)

Applicants will receive notification of acceptance in May 2015.

 

Application Process:

Collate four sets of the following application materials (1 original, 3 photocopies):

  • Original printout of the online application form with your signature
  • Resume
  • Project Proposal (approximately 3 pages, see FAQs for tips)
  • Two Letters of Recommendation (no more, no less): If you have two majors, please submit letters from professors in both of your major fields of study; Otherwise, please submit a letter from a professor in your major field of study, and a letter from a professor in one of your minor fields of study. Please make sure to tell your professors not to send letters in German!
  • Statement of Support and Credit Eligibility
  • One of the following: Acceptance into Study Abroad Program, Exchange Program, letter by mentor or invitation from a German university
  • Transcripts (for the Undergraduate Scholarship Program only college transcripts!)
  • Language Evaluation Certificate (Sprachzeugnis). All applicants are required to submit this, even if your study program is in English.

Mail your complete application to:
DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service)
Undergraduate Scholarships
871 United Nations Plaza
New York, NY 10017

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the  DAAD Undergraduate Scholarship

 

Deadline: 12th January 2015 2200hrs GMT.
eoSurgical essay competition 2015: now open to Medical Students globally.
“How minimally invasive can surgery become?” 
Prizes:
1st:  eoSim Student take-home minimally invasive surgical simulator (worth £249) PLUS the opportunity to present your essay at the Edinburgh Student Surgical Society’s 6th National Surgery & Trauma Conference at the RCSEd, Edinburgh, UK, 14th March 2015. Click here for details.
2nd:  £50 voucher for use on any eoSurgical purchase.
3rd:  Pre<Optimise gesture-interface software to enhance surgical psychomotor skills (rrp £30).
Submission:
Entrants must be matriculated Medical Students (UK and world-wide).
eMail your entry to: essay@eoSurgical.com
1000 words & max 15 references.
Word or pdf format.
For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the  EoSurgical Essay Competition

Application Deadline: 30 January 2015.

The Rural Pharmacy Scholarship Scheme (RPSS) provides financial support to encourage and enable students from rural and remote communities to undertake undergraduate or graduate studies in pharmacy at university. At least 30 scholarships are offered annually, with a value of $10,000 per annum per student. Scholarship recipients are encouraged to seek employment in rural and remote areas following graduation.

The RPSS is supplemented by the Rural Pharmacy Scholarship Mentor Scheme. It aims to reinforce the scholar’s ties to rural and regional Australia and provide support to scholars outside of the university and formal study environment. Rural Pharmacy mentor support involves at least quarterly contact, such as via email, telephone or face-to-face sessions as instigated by the scholar. Rural Pharmacy Mentors will be paid an honorarium of $375 (GST exclusive) each year for participating in the Scheme.

Eligibility

  • In order to be eligible for the RPSS, applicants must be Australian citizens or permanent residents enrolled, or about to be enrolled, as a full-time student in a pharmacy undergraduate or graduate degree at an Australian university.
  • Scholarships are available to students in any year of their undergraduate or graduate degree.
  • The student must have lived in a defined rural area (PhARIA areas 2-6) for a minimum of five consecutive years, or eight cumulative years from the age of five.
  • The student must also be a member of the student Rural Health Club or a member of their university’s affiliated Rural Health Club.

Payments

  • There are at least 30 scholarships offered annually, with a value of $10,000 per annum per student, meaning a student may be granted $40,000 over a four-year period.
  • Funds are paid by the Guild in monthly instalments via direct Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT).

Apply Now for the Rural Pharmacy Scholarship Scheme 

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Rural Pharmacy Scholarship Scheme 

Chevening is proud to partner with Schumacher College to co-fund four partnership awards available to candidates from the following countries:

These particular awards are being offered in addition to the main Chevening Awards.

  • The top four successful candidates will be offered a partnership award and all other successful candidates will receive a Chevening Award through the main programme.
  • Schumacher College also welcomes candidates from all other Chevening-eligible countries to apply to study at Schumacher through the main Chevening programme

A Chevening/Schumacher Partnership Award includes full tuition fees for your chosen course at Schumacher; country fee caps do not apply. You will also receive the same allowance and stipend package as a main Chevening Award.

As a Chevening/Schumacher Partnership Award recipient, you will stand to benefit from an expanding suite of unique networking and engagement opportunities offered by Chevening Partners.

What can I study?

Awards support the MA Economics for Transition or the MSc Holistic Science at Schumacher College.

How do I apply for a Chevening Award at Schumacher College?

All candidates must visit the Apply page and select their region and country to proceed. Then there are two ways to apply for a Chevening Award to study at Schumacher College:

  1. Candidates from eligible countries will be given the option to select ‘Chevening/Schumacher College Scholarship’. This will automatically register your first university preference as Schumacher College. You must then select either the MA in Economics for Transition or the MSc in Holistic Science.
  2.  The application form will also ask you to select two other university/course preferences. These can be at Schumacher College or they can be at any other UK university.
  3. Candidates from all other countries should submit an application through the standard Chevening Award programme. You must then enter Schumacher College as your top preference on the application form.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the

 

The Nanyang Environment & Water Research Institute Community Development (NEWRIComm) is inviting applicants from  universities, research organisations and government agencies for the Lien Environmental Fellowship (LEF) Programme award. The LEF Programme aims to enable successful candidates to develop and improve water, sanitation, and renewable energy (waste-to-energy) for developing communities in Central Asia, Southeast Asia, and South Asia.

First launched in 2010, the programme is currently supporting six projects in five countries — India, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar and Sri Lanka. The LEF programme is supported by the Lien Foundation (www.lienfoundation.org) and the Nanyang Technological University (NTU).

The Programme places strong emphasis on implementation of technologies, coupled with well-grounded research and community capacity building. The ideal outcome would see implementation follow education so that benefits can accrue beyond the Fellowship recipients and towards the target communities.

Successful recipients can expect the following financial support during the Fellowship Phase:

  • Up to two return economy airfares from the recipient’s country to Singapore;
    • ​ A monthly allowance of S$2,500 for the duration of the recipient’s stay at NEWRI. Whenever the fellowship phase is carried out at Fellow’s home institution, the allowance to be discussed shall be pro-rated.
  • Accommodation shall be provided (on campus whenever possible);
  • Laboratory and prototyping costs.

For more information on the LEF Programme, please refer to the attachment. Interested applicants are required to submit a Project Brief using the template provided in Annex I of attachment and their CV.

Do note that at this stage, you are not required to cost the project if it is implemented.

Please email your proposals and all enquiries to us at newricomm@ntu.edu.sg

The deadline for submission of the Project Brief is 15 December 2014, (12:00, GMT + 08:00, Singapore time).

The anticipated start date for successful recipients is during the month of August 2015

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Lien Environmental Fellowship Programme Award

 

 

Application Deadline: November 8th, 2014.

SustainUS is now accepting applications to join the Agents of Change (AoC) youth delegation to the 53rd Session of the United Nations Commission for Social Development (CSocD-53), which will be held at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City from February 4–13, 2015. CSocD-53 is a policy session and addresses the priority theme of this year: “Rethinking and strengthening social development in the contemporary world”.

Selected delegates will have the opportunity to work with government officials, scientists, civil society representatives, and youth from around the world to review progress on issues related to social development. In the past, AoC delegates have presented case studies and policy statements on behalf of youth; participated in forums with fellow representatives of civil society; and met with government delegates, international organizations, and the US State Department.

AoC delegates will be expected to engage in substantial preparation in the months leading up to the Commission, which may include working with media outlets, giving community presentations, and personal fundraising.

Delegates will be required to stay in regular email contact and take part in research and conference calls. The days during CSocD-53 will be long yet fulfilling, as delegates will contribute to the delegationʼs goals as a team while taking initiative in their areas of interest.

Eligibility:

  • Applicants are required to be 26 and under as of February 2015 and to either
  • (a) be a US citizen or
  • (b) have studied or worked in the US for more than six months.

Apply Now to become a Apply to become a SustainUS delegation to 53rd Session of the United Nations Commission for Social Development (CSocD-53), 

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the SustainUS

Submission Deadline: 24th November 2014

In your essay, please answer the following question:

Why is Access to Medicines a pressing European issue today? What role should universities play in solving the global medical access and innovation crisis?

Entries will be ranked by a jury of access to medicines experts and UAEM members. Winners will receive money prizes, and will have the chance to present their essays at UAEM’s European Conference in London in April 2015.

Participants should…

– be below the age of 30, and be current residents of a European country (this is not restricted to EU member States, but includes all of Europe. Russia & Turkey-based residents are eligible.)
– be interested in Global Health, Human Rights and Access to Medicines topics.
– be creative, open-minded and full of ideas.

Essay Format and Guidelines

  • Essays will be accepted in English language only
  • Word limit: essays may not exceed 1500 words
  • Submission: please send your essay in 12-point font, 1.5 spacing, as a .doc, .odt or .pdf file attachment to essay@uaem-europe.org
  • Please include the following personal data in the email body only: NAME, DATE OF BIRTH, COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE and RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS, NATIONALITY, EMAIL ADDRESS, TELEPHONE NUMBER, UNIVERSITY AFFILIATION and YEAR OF STUDY (if applicable).
  • Please do not provide any personal information in your competition entry, to ensure an objective and impartial evaluation.
  • Style: Your text should be based on arguments, but should NOT be written in academic style. Please avoid excessive citations and footnotes. Please do not include more than 10 references in your essay. Graphs and tables are allowed, but not compulsory. You may include photos, but they have to be taken by yourself.
  • Team work is permitted. If you decide to go for a collective submission, your team should not have more than 3 members. Team members need not be residents of the same country.

DEADLINE: Essays should be sent to essay@uaem-europe.org by November 24th, 2014.

 

Prizes

  • 1st Prize : 250 € prize money + an all-expenses paid participation at UAEM’s April 2015 European Conference in London, UK + essay published via UAEM’s website.
  • 2nd Prize : 150€ prize money + essay published via UAEM’s website.
  • 3rd Prize : 100€ prize money + essay published via UAEM’s website.

All participants will receive certificates of participation.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the

 

The European Association of Conservatoires (AEC), founded in 1953, is a dynamic European cultural and educational network with more than 280 member institutions for professional music training in 55 countries (conservatoires, music academies and universities, musikhochschulen, etc).

Description of the internship

An internship with the AEC can consist of one or more of the following components:

  • Organisation: the organisation of meetings, seminars and conferences in various countries in Europe.
  • Office tasks: being part of the AEC Office and therefore contributing to the day-to-day running of the organisation.
  • Research: to gather information about various topics in the field of professional music training in Europe. Examples of these topics are: quantitative and qualitative research on mobility of teachers and students in professional music training in Europe, examples of good practice of collaboration on a European level between conservatoires, cultural diversity in music education, educational systems for music education in Europe, the connection between training and the profession, etc.

An internship fee of 400€/month is provided, as well as a small compensation for travel costs based on the distance between the work place and the residence in Brussels.

Requirements

  • This internship is highly suitable for students in cultural management courses or in European studies, social studies, or related humanities programmes, wanting to have experience in working in a cultural organisation on European level and in working with European funding programmes in education and culture.
  • A high level of English is required; knowledge of French, German or Italian is an asset.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the European Association of Conservatoires (AEC)

Application Deadline: January 31, 2015

The Visegrad Scholarship Program is a specific program of the Fund created to facilitate academic exchanges by providing financial support to students or researchers who are citizens of the V4 countries: the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia (hereinafter the “Member States”) and for foreign citizens to study in the Member States.
All Higher Education Institutions accredited by the governments (ministries responsible for higher education) and Institutes of Academies of Sciences (hereinafter only “University/Institution”) are eligible to be host as well as home institutions. The aim of the VSP is  to support the mobility of students and researchers among the specified countries.

Requirement

  • Applicants have suc­cess­fully com­pleted at least 6 semes­ters of uni­ver­sity stud­ies (applies only to MA-level applicants)
  • Applicants must be cit­i­zens of one of the fol­low­ing countries/territories: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, GeorgiaKosovo, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Russia, Serbia, or Ukraine
    (Applicants from the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, or Slovakia can apply, too, but within the Intra-Visegrad, or Out-Going Schemes)
  • Applicants approach the host uni­ver­sity/institute them­selves
  • Applicants apply on-line and send the signed appli­ca­tion form with accom­pa­ny­ing doc­u­ments by January 31, 2015 (see details)

Sup­port:

  • Scholars receive €2,300/semester and can apply for a travel grant
  • Host insti­tu­tion receives €1,500/semester for each schol­ar­ship holder to cover related costs (e.g. tuition)
  • Scholars can re-apply (see Chapter II, Article 3 of the rules for fur­ther details)
  • Scholars can join the grow­ing Visegrad Alumni family

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Visegrad Scholarship Program

Application Deadline: March 1st 2015

The Cargill Global Scholars program provides financial support and leadership development opportunity to undergraduate students from around the world. Scholarships will be awarded to talented, high performing students studying in a field relevant to Cargill’s world of food, agriculture and risk management.

The Cargill Global Scholars programs is available to students from five different countries.

Who Can Apply?

Applicants to the Cargill Global Scholars program must:

  1. Be a citizen or permanent legal resident of Brazil, China, India, Russia or the United States.
  2. Attend a partner university in the country of citizenship or permanent legal residency
  3. Be a first or second year university student
  4. Demonstrate high academic performance
  5. Demonstrate leadership potential

Preference will be given to applicants who:

  1. Demonstrate financial need
  2. Specialize in fields of study that are identified as preferred fields (see each country’s guidelines)
  3. Are from a disadvantaged or underrepresented group within their country

Scholarship Benefits

Each Cargill Global Scholar will:

  1. Receive an annual scholarship award for up to two years, to help off-set any academic related expenses.
  2. Participate in a fully-funded three day leadership seminar during the first year of the program designed to enhance the scholars’ leadership skills ensuring that each participant’s full potential to effect change is reached at the culmination of the program.
  3. Have the opportunity to participate in a fully funded Global Leadership Seminar to be held at one of Cargill’s global locations. This activity will bring each cohort of Cargill Global Scholars from around the world for a week-long seminar that will involve a series of experiential learning enrichment activities coupled with networking opportunities with Cargill executives.
  4. Be paired with a Cargill leader who will serve as a mentor over the duration of the program. The Cargill mentors will help the scholars identify short and long term academic and professional goals and will assist in reaching these goals through work shadowing and networking, face-to-face meetings and regular email and phone communication.
  5. Become a member of the Cargill Global Scholars alumni community.

Apply Now for Cargill Global Scholarship

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Cargill Global Scholarship

Application Deadline: November 25 2014

The OECD Young Professional Programme 2015 is now open for applications until 25 November 2014. Selected candidates will start work in summer 2015.

The OECD Young Professionals Programme (YPP) brings talented entry-level professionals from diverse backgrounds into the OECD. Our YPs are at the centre of an international network, involved in some of the most innovative, high-profile research and policy discussions taking place.

The OECD is looking for candidates who are passionate about the objectives of the OECD and promoting international policy co-operation. YPs understand the issues involved in international work, and have the analytical and drafting skills to contribute to policy-related studies.

Are you eligible?

  • Born on or after 1 January 1982
  • OECD member country nationality

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The ideal candidate has:

  • An advanced academic degree in a subject of relevance to the OECD’s work
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills demonstrated by academic achievement
  • Knowledge of country policies and institutions and an understanding of political and reform processes
  • An excellent written and oral command of one of the two official languages of the OECD (English and French) and working knowledge of, or willingness to learn, the other. Knowledge of other languages would be an asset
  • Good alignment with OECD Core Competencies: level 3 indicators
  • Additionally, candidates with Master’s degree(s) should have a minimum of two years’ full time professional experience in related fields.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the OECD Young Professional Programme

Application Deadline: January 15 2015

Applications are now open for women from developing countries currently enrolled at accredited universities in the US or Canada to apply for the US/Canada McNamara Memorial Fund.

Eligibility

Eligible applicants are women from developing countries currently enrolled at accredited universities in the US or Canada. A candidate applying for the MMMF grant from US/Canadian universities must meet all of the following criteria:

  1. Has a record of service (paid and/or volunteer) to women and children in the developing world.
  2. Demonstrate a commitment to improve the lives of women and children in the developing world through field of study and/or topic of research.
  3. Plan to return to her country (or other developing country) within two years of completing her degree and intends to work to improve the lives of women and/or children.
  4. Demonstrates financial need by providing relevant financial information.
  5. Be enrolled in an accredited educational institution in the US or Canada for the full academic year in which the application is submitted and intend to be enrolled for the subsequent year covered by the grant.
  6. Be a national of an eligible developing or middle-income country (see Country Eligibility List) and residing in the United States or Canada. United States citizens or permanent residents (green card holders, Canadian citizens or Canadian landed immigrants are not eligible.
  7. Demonstrate good academic performance at the university where she is registered.
  8. Be at least 25 years of age by the relevant application deadline.
  9. Not be an immediate or extended family member of any World Bank Group, IMF or Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) staff member or their spouse.
  10. Not received a MMMF grant in any prior year.

Apply Now for the McNamara Memorial Fund.

Create Peaceful Future Together”
Macedonia, 25 – 29 March, 2015

Fellowship Date: 25 – 29 Mar 2015

Application Deadline: 30 Nov 2014
Eligibility Deadline: 25 Dec 2014

Are you a young and active person who is looking for the tools on making this world a better place? Are you concerned about achieving peace for your community? Are you sometimes discouraged while still want to re- ignite your spark to work for peace? Or you simply want to discover how to be in peace with yourself and as the result with others? Then this fellowship is for YOU!

Program

The retreat will include interactive activities, meditation sessions, yoga classes, lectures delivered by the teaching monk and discussions aiming at supporting the group to work for a common future for the region. Please note that the teaching monk is not a religious figure but one of the mentors. This is a religion-free event and we welcome people with any religious background or without it for participation.

Eligibility

  • Nationals and residents of these countries: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Greece, Kosovo, Romania, Croatia, Serbia, Slovenia, Montenegro, Macedonia and Turkey.
  • Age required between 18-30 years old at the time of submitting the application in order to receive the transportation support.
  • Must have completed 21 days of the online self-development program. Note that in order to submit the application form, candidates do not need to have completed the online self-development program.
  • Young leaders who are actively involved in peace activities or have passion to work in peace building and coexistence within the spheres of politics, society, culture and media.
  • Open – minded, positive young people who are searching for the tools to cultivate inner peace and mindfulness.
  • Candidates should have good proficiency in written and spoken English language.
  • Candidates should be fully self-supportive for the transportation to the venue.

The SEE Peace Fellowship covers:

  • Partial transportation support
  • Accommodation
  • Catering
  • Meditation sessions and lectures fee
  • Yoga Classes

The SEE Peace Fellowship DOES NOT Cover:

  • Local transportation within the country
  • Personal expenses

Apply Now for the Peace Revolution SEE Fellowship

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Peace Revolution SEE Fellowship

Deadline: 1st March 2015

This University of Groningen – Faculty of Arts- Talent Grant is part of the Orange Tulip Scholarship programme in which all Talent Grants are offered. Application is done via the Orange Tulip Scholarship (OTS) programme published via Netherlands Educational Support Offices (Neso’s) in the country of origin.

 

Eligible candidates:

  • Non-EU/EEA students from Brasil, China, Indonesia, Korea, Mexico, Russia who have been admitted to one of the Master’s programmes or the Faculty of Arts are invited to apply.

    University of Groningen – Faculty of Arts – Talent Grants will not be awarded to applicants who have already obtained a University of Groningen Master’s degree or participating in another scholarschip programme which covers tuition fee and/or living costs (e.g. Erasmus+ / EMA2 /NFP/Erik Bleumink Fund).

Grant information:

  • The grant values 50% of the annual tuition fee to be paid in monthly installments as a contribution in living costs. In 2015-2016 this will be €450 per month.
  • The grant is awarded for the maximum duration of the Master’s degree programme.
  • This means 24 months regarding a 2-year Master’s degree programme, 18 months regarding the Master’s degree programme Journalism, or 12 months regarding a 1-year Master’s degree programme.

    Grant provider:
    University of Groningen, Faculty of Arts

 

Available positions:
2 grants per country ( Brasil, China, Indonesia, Korea, Mexico, Russia) available each year.

Application:

  •   Students who would like to qualify for a Talent Grant should address the Netherlands Educational Support Offices (Neso) in their country.
  • A selection committee will review the applications. Students are selected on the basis of (excellent) academic merit, result of English language test, extracurricular activities. Students will be notified as soon as possible about if they are awarded a grant.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the University of Groningen Talent Grant

The deadline for entries is November 3, 2014.

The Caucasus programme of the Institute for War and Peace Reporting is pleased to announce a call for entries for the EU Special Prize for Peace Journalism. The prize seeks to recognise and reward conflict- sensitive journalistic work.

The EU Special Prize promotes high standards of journalistic ethics and professionalism that contribute to confidence-building and peace.

The prize will be awarded to a journalist from the South Caucasus whose work displays a constructive approach towards conflict situations. It will go to the author of balanced. unbiased work in print or online media, television or radio reports, web pages, blogs or social media initiatives, news agency or online newspaper contributions. Entries should have been originally published or broadcast between October 1, 2013 and October 30, 2014.

 

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?
  • Professional  journalists,  editors,  bloggers  and  web  publishers  are  invited  to  submit  a  piece  of  print,  online  or  audio-­‐visual  reporting  by  November  3,  2014.
  • Entries  can  be  submitted  in  English,  Russian  and  local  languages.  and  should  have  been  originally  published  or  broadcast  between  October  1,  2013  and  October  30,  2014.

Prize:

  • The  winner  will  receive  a  one-­month  fellowship  with  IWPR’s  Caucasus  programme  at  the  London  offices  of  the  Institute  for  War  &  Peace  Rep.
  • The winner will receive a 5, 000 euro voucher for a one-month fellowship at the London office of the Institute for War & Peace Reporting.
  • This fellowship comes under IWPR’s programme Strengthening Capacities, Bridging Divides — Reducing Tensions Across the South Caucasus. funded by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
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Deadline: Nov 30, 2014

Open for: U.S University Graduates and Young Professionals

Prize: Full tuition fee waiver worth approx. 40,000 USD A summer job offered by Volvo Group in 2016 in Gothenburg, Sweden.

The competition Challenge Your Perspectives is your chance to show that you have the engineering and business skills to join the department of Technology Management and Economics at Chalmers University of Technology.

Chalmers University is ranked among the top 100* engineering universities in the world. The department of Technology Management and Economics bridges the gap between engineering and business leadership, providing an education deeply rooted in the needs of the industry and with a strong focus on innovation and entrepreneurship.

Eligibility

  • Recent bachelor graduates from an American university in Engineering, Science & Architecture, or current bachelor’s students in the last year of studies are eligible to compete.
    Note: If you are interested in the program Entrepreneurship and Business Design, you may also apply with a bachelor’s in Business, Law or Design.

Prizes:

  • One deserving winner will be granted a full tuition fee waiver to their choice of one of four master’s programs at Chalmers University of Technology’s department of Technology Management and Economics, worth approximately 40,000 USD.
  • Volvo will also offer a summer job in 2016 in Gothenburg, Sweden. You can read more about Volvo’s opportunities for students on their website.
  • The grand prize winner and two finalists will also receive a trip to the prize ceremony in May 2015, with domestic travel and accommodation paid for by the competition organizer.

Competition Process

  1. Knowledge tests
    Multiple choice question tests that assesses your knowledge of Swedish innovation, Chalmers University of Technology, and Technology Management
  2. Essay
    An essay question that gives you the chance to demonstrate more in-depth knowledge of Technology Management and Economics, as well as your ability to analyze situations in this field
  3. Personal Statement
    Here is your opportunity to tell us why you are applying for the specific master’s program of your choice at Chalmers’ Technology Management and Economics department
  4. Share your entry!
    The recommendations you collect when you share your public profile with friends and family will be weighed alongside your quiz results, essay response and personal motivation, so share your profile and collect as many recommendations as possible to increase your chances of winning!
  5. Apply to Chalmers!
    Apply for one of the four master’s programs in Chalmers’ Technology Management and Economics department via the Swedish system for university applications, www.universityadmissions.se

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the  Challenge Your Perspectives : The Swedish Scholarship Awards 2015