Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Carnegie Fully Funded Scholarships Award at AIMS 2019

Carnegie Fully Funded Scholarships Award at AIMS 2019

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) collaborates with the Carnegie Corporation of New York to aid in fully funded scholarships to international students of undergraduates, Masters and PhD degree holders with an enthusiasm for information science and its related orders, (for example, Mathematics, Statistics, Machine Learning, Cluster Analysis, Data Mining, Big information Analytics, Data Visualization, Artificial Intelligence, Neural Networks, Deep Learning, Deep Active Learning, Cognitive Computing among others), to apply for one of six alluring grants at its spearheading Quantum Leap Africa (QLA) Research Center in Rwanda.

This Scholarship is targeted in reshaping Africa at the forefront of information science. Also, it will ensure that scientists worldwide are able to fully contribute to the above goal.

Eligible Countries:  All countries

Type: Undergraduates, Masters (By Research) and Phd

  • Applicants must hold at least a BSc degree in any field related to mathematical sciences before the start date of this position.
  • Applicants must be open-minded, and must be willing to conduct their research at their preferred AIMS Research Centre, or a designated partner institution in one of the AIMS host centres.
  • Applicants should be interested in undertaking research in Data Science and its related disciplines.
How To Apply:
Applicants are required to use online application portal to apply and submit required documents.
Application Deadline:  Interested applicants are encouraged to apply before the end of April, July or September 2019.
For More Information see The Official Website 

Dean's Excellence Fully Funded Scholarship- UK

Dean's Excellence Fully Funded Scholarship- UK

Dean's Excellence Fully Funded Scholarship at University of Leeds is an automatic scholarship awarded to the brightest achieving students which will serve in form tuition fee reduction throughout his/her stay.

This Scholarship Award is open for high achieving international students and aims to cover their tuition fee for an undergraduate degree program.

UK/EU/International: International

Scholarship Value - £5,000

University of Leeds offers a wide range of specialised and broad-based degree courses covering the spectrum of life sciences.

Biochemistry (MBiol, BSc)

Biological Sciences (MBiol, BSc)

Biology (MBiol, BSc)

Biotechnology with Enterprise (MBiol, BSc)

Ecology and Conservation Biology (MBiol, BSc)

Genetics (MBiol, BSc)

Human Physiology (MBiol, BSc)

Medical Biochemistry (MBiol, BSc)

Medical Microbiology (BSc)

Medical Sciences (MBiol, BSc)

Microbiology (MBiol, BSc)

Neuroscience (MBiol, BSc)

Pharmacology (MBiol, BSc)

Sport and Exercise Sciences (MSci, BSc)

Sports Science and Physiology (MSci, BSc)

Zoology (MBiol, BSc)

  • Applications are open to all international students.
  • Interested students can apply for an undergraduate degree program offers in the university.
  • Successful student must be able to prove that they can fund their fees at University of Leeds.


  • Interested students must be self-funding.
  • New Entry to the University of Leeds for undergraduate program.
  • Applicants must be classified as international students.
  • Successful Students must maintain a yearly percentage of 70% on their academic record.  
  • £5,000 will be given to successful students per year of study provided they maintained average of 70%. 

Number of scholarships available- 6

Application Deadline- Ongoing

Graduate Research on Discovery of Novel Anti-inflammatory Molecules from Australian Rainforest Plants

Graduate Research ON Discovery of Novel Anti-inflammatory Molecules from Australian Rainforest Plants.


A graduate research scholarship is available for a highly talented PhD students who is technically skilled with a strong organic chemistry background. The successful students will work with a diverse group of researchers including chemists, pharmacologists and botanists. Background knowledge of inflammation including key biochemical processes and the role these play in initiation and progression of chronic disorders including Alzheimer’s disease is desirable. This project will involve comprehensive screening of Australian rainforest plants followed by the structural identification of the chemical constituents that can explain their therapeutic effects.

Scholarship Value

  • Domestic candidates will receive a tax-free stipend of $30,000 per annum for up to 3 years to support living costs, supported by the Research Training Program (RTP) Fee Offset.
  • International candidates will receive a tax-free stipend of $30,000 per annum for up to 3 years to support living costs. Those with a strong track record will be eligible for a tuition fee waiver.
  • Support for training, conference attendance, fieldwork and additional research costs as approved by the School.

Eligibility criteria

We welcome applicants from a range of backgrounds, who are keen to apply their skills to key issues in drug discovery. In particular, the project is suitable for candidates with strong interests organic chemistry, pharmacology/pharmaceutical science and natural products.
The successful applicant should:
  • hold qualifications and experience equal to one of the following (i) an Australian First Class Bachelor (Honours) degree, (ii) coursework Masters with at least 25% research component, (iii) Research Masters degree, or (iv) equivalent overseas qualifications.
  • demonstrate strong academic performance in subjects relevant to organic chemistry.
  • have an understanding of inflammation and its role in disease initiation and progression.
  • be willing to learn techniques applicable to molecular biology.
  • be enthusiastic and highly motivated to undertake further study at an advanced level.

Applications close 30 June 2019

How to apply

1. Contact Doctor Ritesh Raju (r.raju@westernsydney.edu.au) to discuss your eligibility, the project requirements and your intention to apply.
2. Review the research scholarships.
3. Submit an online application for admission.
4. Complete the project scholarship application form
5. Compile your CV, contact information for two referees, and a one-page proposal stating how your research interests align with the project aims.
6. Submit your scholarship application form and any supporting documentation to the Graduate Research School,

Monday, June 24, 2019

UNSW Scientia PhD Scholarships Scheme for 700 Students

UNSW Scientia PhD Scholarships Scheme for 700 Students

UNSW is one of the leading University known for innovative and pioneering research program that has global impact.

UNSW campus is perfectly located in the eastern suburbs of Sydney between world-famous beaches and a bustling international city that is home to more global firms than any other in Australia.

Scientia Scholarship candidate will have access to a vibrant research community and be guided by one of a leading experts in your field.

Interested applicants are invited to express their interest in a specific research area with an identified supervisory team. There are over 190 available research projects to choose from.


High quality research projects.

Scholarship Value

$41,209 per year for four years (2019 rate)


Full Fees covered for the full four year candidature

Personal Development

Coaching and Mentoring- will form a critical part of your personalised leadership development plan

Career Development

Up to $10K each year- to build your career and support your international research collaborations.


  • The successful candidate will also have completed his/her Bachelor’s degree in atmospheric science, maths, physics, or a related field, with a high GPA. 
  • They will have either a masters or first class honors degree in a similar field. 
  • Graduates with a background in climate or atmospheric science, or similar quantitative sciences are welcome, as well as those from epidemiological sciences. While having experience in both fields is desirable, it is not essential. 
  • They must have some programming experience in analytical languages such as MATLAB, R or Python. A background in model development and/or statistics is desirable but not essential. Students with prior research and/or work experience in climate science will be given priority.

Fully Funded Scholarships to Study in Finland

Fully Funded Scholarships to Study in Finland


The Fulbright Finland Scholarship Award Grants is open for  U.S. students who hold a minimum of Bachelor's degree on their previous institutions. The Grants aims to target talented graduating U.S. students who may be interested in having the degree in Finland.

Opportunities in Finland

Government of Finland provides numerous study and research programs with a wide range of disciplines. Universities in Finland offers good standard of quality programs in humanities and social sciences, fine and performing arts, as well as science and technology. Finnish universities are also known for a wide selection of special Master’s and Doctoral programs taught in English. Visit Study in Finland website.

Language Requirement

As an international student or researcher, you do not necessarily need to know Finnish or Swedish in order to be able to study in Finland. Many universities in Finland offers their programs in English which is widely spoken in academic circles and in the country as a whole. Candidates should consult the academic department as to the availability of courses and the possibility to conduct research in English.

Cost of study and standard of living in Finland

Non-EU/EEA student interested to English-taught Master's degree program in Finland needs to complete a full degree at a Finnish institution, you will be required to pay tuition fees (app. 4 000 - 21 000 USD/year).

Finnish universities provide numerous scholarships for full tuition. Also, the Fulbright Finland Scholarship Awards are  funded in partnership with Finnish universities include a full tuition scholarship as part of the Fulbright grantee benefit package.

In Finland, Doctoral studies are free of charge, or degree courses offered in Finnish or Swedish. Also exchange students from other countries are not required to pay tuition fees.

I have been able to collect data about the standard of living in Finland and = cost information on the Fulbright Finland website.


The grantee’s Fulbright period in Finland can have one of the following purposes:
  • to complete a full graduate degree program in Finland*
  • to take courses in a Finnish university as a non-degree student
  • to pursue research
  • to pursue research and take courses
* Fulbright scholarship grant (monthly allowance) is awarded for one full academic year. However, in many cases Fulbright grant includes a full tuition waiver for the full Master's degree (2 years). Doctoral studies are in any case tuition-free in Finland. Please see further information on the Fulbright benefits in the sections below and information on cost of study at Study in Finland website.

In addition to grants funded in full by Fulbright Finland, there are five sponsored award categories:
  1. Fulbright-Tampere University Graduate Award 
  2. Fulbright-EDUFI Fellowships
  3. Fulbright-University of Helsinki Graduate Award
  4. Fulbright-University of Turku Graduate Award
  5. The Fulbright-Lappeenranta University of Technology Graduate Award

How to Apply

The Fulbright U.S. Student Scholarship Program is targeted on the U.S. side by the Institute of International Education (IIE), which controls all the stages of application process and pre-screens applicants.

Interested Candidates will apply either through a U.S. institution or At-Large. If you are currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program at a U.S. college or university, you are required to apply through that institution, even if you are not currently resident there. If you are not currently enrolled, you may apply through your alma mater, provided that the institution is willing and able to accommodate alumni applications. 

Centre for Development Research Merit Awards for PhD Students, 2019- DAAD

The MA in Development Studies is offered at the Institute of Social Development (ISD)at UWC. The course is designed for those planning a career in the field of economic and social development as policy-makers, activists, administrators, developers, researchers or teachers at universities. Annually about 50 students from 15-20 different countries register either for the Honours or Masters programme in Development Studies.

The MA in Development Studies starts every year. The next Call for scholarship applications for the intake 2020 will be open from 18th April to 30th June 2019.
Applicants with an excellent academic record (average upper second or first class grade) will have the opportunity to apply for a DAAD scholarship for their studies (see scholarship section for more information).

Practical Relevance
An important question from potential students and applicants is always: "What can I get as additional qualification from this MA Program?" The following aspects may give you an idea:
  • The teaching methods are designed to be as interactive as possible, emphasizing small group work and using relevant and practical case studies.
  • emphasis is placed on independent research
  • Since the 1980s close to 1000 students have completed post-graduate degrees with the ISD, many of whom are now in leading positions in the field of development in South Africa.

  • Applicants should be from Sub-Sahara Africa
  • Applicants should have an outstanding academic record - at least 70% average for your last degree
  • The study must have been completed at an internationally recognised university
  • The previous degree should have been an academic discipline which is related to Developement Studies
  • South African students are required to have an honours degree in order to be admitted to a Masters degree course. Ohter students need the equivalent of a 4 year undergraduate degree.
  • Applicants must provide evidence of proficiency in English, both written and spoken. This can be TOEFL test or a similar standard test or a letter from an academic institution
  • Work and/or voluntary experience in your field of interest would be a recommendation
  • There is no formal age restriction, but applicants should apply within three years of completing their previous degree, unless they have a good reason for having been academically inactive for a period
  • Women are encouraged to apply
  • South African students are encouraged to apply
  • Applicants must be able to study fulltime at the UWC for the required period.
  • Candidates for the MA and M Econ in Development Studies as well as PhD candidates can submit their scholarship application without needing to apply for admission at UWC. If they are awarded a scholarship, or if they intend to finance themselves, they may apply for admission through the online application procedure
Application procedure:
You have to fill in an electronic application form, which can only be accessed during an open Call! The e-form can only be submitted ONCE, so please make sure that your application is complete before submitting it!!!
You can access the electronic application form here!
When using the e-form, you will have to upload the following documents:
  • a letter of application, motivating your application,
  • a copy of your passport
  • a CV, also indicating relevant work experience as intern or as employee: Please use the europass CV form available at https://europass.cedefop.europa.eu/en/home
  • an academic transcript from your last university,
  • certified copies of all academic certificates (in case that the graduation only takes place after the deadline expired, please submit a letter from the respective authorities of your university, certifying that you will graduate until end of 2019).
  • an academic reference and if applicable a professional reference. In case that referees want to send the reference independently, they should send it to info.uwc@cdr-sa.org, indicating the applicant's name.
  • MA applicants will have to write a one page paper about certain given topics (in the e-form). Below you find the topics of the last Call:
1 Write critical notes on how inequality can be measured. What do you regard as the causes of inequality in your country?
2 What are the prospects for a successful Developmental State model in any African country of your choice?
3 What do you see as the root causes of migration? How can these be addressed?
Of course we screen all essays with an anti-plagiarism software and in case that an essay is only copy pasted from available literature the application is not eligible!!!
Please prepare as well
  • A certified copy of your identification document
  • A certified copy of your matric certificate
  • Certificates and transcripts that are in another language other than English or Afrikaans must be submitted together with an English translation thereof that has been certified by a Public Notary
  • Any other documentation which may be required for admission to a specific programme
Application Deadline:
30 June 2019
Communication of selection outcome:
Applicants will be notified about the selection outcome around mid August.
Tuition, registration and other costs:
  • Tuition and Registration fees are covered by the Scholarship.
  • A list of tuition fees is available from the UWC website.
Interviews for shortlisted candidates will be held about 2 weeks after the espiration of the application deadline, either face-to-face or telephonically or via Skype. Please ensure that you will be available during this period if contacted for an interview. All applicants will be informed about their applications within 4-6 weeks after the expriation of the application deadline.

Canadian Government Postdoctoral Research Program for International Students.

Canadian Government Postdoctoral Research Program for International Students.
The Canadian Government is targeting bright international participate in a Postdoctoral Research Program and takes their career into the peak of the research field.

The Postdoctoral Research Program aims at bright scientists, who have recently obtained a doctoral degree (last 3 years) in a field of natural sciences, with the opportunity to work and study with research groups or leaders in Canadian government laboratories and research institutions located across Canada. In turn, the Government of Canada benefits from new and emerging talent.

This Research Program aimed to support international students in order to pursue a postdoctoral degree program in Canada and work in Canada.
About Scholarship:
The Government of Canada is responsible for the Canada Education Board. It was established at Confederation through the Constitution Act, 1867—as a federal constitutional monarchy.
Why at this program
This program provides the opportunity to research and work in Canada. Students will get jobs through this PhD position in Canada.
Application Deadline: Open
Eligible Countries: All Nationalities.

Acceptable Course or Subjects: Postdoctoral Research Program.

Admissible Criteria: The application will be accepted if, the aspirants are currently enrolled in a doctoral program at a recognized post-secondary institution.

How it works

On a monthly basis, new applications to the program are extracted from the inventory and sorted based on education and the candidates’ choice of organization as indicated in the submitted application. Each organization is responsible for contacting candidates for further assessment.

How to Apply: 
  • Interested Candidates must have completed Master's degree in a recognized institution.
  • Participants have to register themselves as postdoctoral research students in a Canadian Government Laboratories or research institutions. After that, they can apply for this wonderful opportunity through the online link.
  • Supporting Documents: No additional documents are asked by the Organization but it can be asked by the research institute in which a student is applying.
  • Admission Requirements: Successful candidates must have a doctoral degree in the field of natural science.
  • Language Requirement: You should have good command in the English language.
Benefits: The scholars of this program will be hired as term Scientific Research (SE-RES) employees.