TU Delft Excellence Scholarships in Netherlands

The Delft University of Technology offers a number of excellence scholarship programs for international students. The Justus & Louise van Effen scholarship aims to financially supporting excellent international MSc students wishing to study at TU Delft. The scholarship covers the tuition fees and monthly allowance for living expenses.

Scholarship provided by : Delft University of Technology
In the field of : Engineering, Transport and communication

Institution(s): TU Delft, The Netherlands
Scholarship Award : Full scholarship – coverage of tuition fees and monthly allowance for living expenses
Number of Scholarships:
16 scholarships are awarded in total; 2 scholarships are awarded per faculty

Eligible for Scholarship: Excellent applicants admitted to one of TU Delft’s MSc programmes, with a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 80 percent or higher of the scale maximum in your bachelor’s degree from an internationally renowned university.

Application Overview : There is no separate application procedure for these scholarships. To be considered for these scholarships, you must apply for admissions to an MSc programme offered at TU Delft. Applications must be received before 1 December of the preceding year.

DEADLINES:
All required documentation must be received by the university before 1 November of the preceding year.

Website/Links: http://www.tudelft.nl/en/study/studying-at-the-tu-delft/finances/scholarships-awards/tu-delft-excellence-scholarships/justus-louise-van-effen-scholarships/

Utrecht Excellence Scholarships for International Students

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Each year, the Utrecht Excellence Scholarship offers a number of highly talented students from non-EU/EEA countries to pursue a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a selected number of fields at Utrecht University.

Scholarship provided by : Utrecht Excellence Scholarship Fund
Institution(s): Utrecht University, Netherlands

Scholarship Subjects:
International Bachelor’s programmes: Economics and Business Economics, Liberal Arts & Sciences at University College Utrecht .
International Master’s programmes : 1)Mathematical Sciences,2) Biomolecular Sciences , 3)Cancer Genomics and Developmental Biology ,4) Chemistry and Physics , 5)Cognitive Neuroscience , 6)Drug Innovation , 7)Epidemiology , 8)Experimental and Clinical Neuroscience ,9) Human Geography and Planning , 10) Legal Studies ,11) Linguistics: the Study of the Language Faculty , 12)Medieval Studies , 13) Migration, 14)Ethnic Relations and Multiculturalism ,15) Sociology and Social Research , 16)Sustainable Development, 17)Theoretical Physics

Scholarship Award : Max. tuition fee + 11.000 euro living expenses per year
Number of scholarships/year: Approximately 55

Eligible for Scholarship:
The applicant must meet the eligibility criteria in order to be considered for this scholarship. The applicant should:
• Not have the Dutch or an EU/EEA nationality;
• Hold a non-Dutch secondary school diploma;
• Have been admitted to an International Master’s programme within one of the Graduate Schools mentioned above, the Bachelor’s programme in Economics and Business Economics or to University College Utrecht;
• Hold a relevant Bachelor’s degree (for a Master’s programme) or secondary school diploma (for a Bachelor’s programme), or an equivalent thereof;
• Be able to comply with the conditions to obtain a Dutch visa;
Failure to meet one or more of these criteria automatically means the student is not eligible for this scholarship.

Selection criteria :
Eligible candidates are selected for a scholarship on the basis of the following criteria:
1. Their academic excellence and promise in the proposed field of study;
2. The academic quality and results of the preceding education, as evidenced, for example, by grades, test scores, publications, letters of recommendation;
3. The quality and relevance of the motivation letter (academic content, intercultural and communication skills, personal motivation);
4. The quality and feasibility of the financial plan in the application;
5. The quality of the application itself (completeness, accuracy, consistency).
Application Overview :
It is not possible to apply directly for the scholarship, but when you apply for admission to the programme of your choice, you can indicate whether you wish to be considered for this scholarship. The selection committees will review the application files for possible nominees.

Application Deadline: Prospective Bachelor’s students in Economics and Business Economics who wish to be considered for the scholarship should apply for admission before 1 April every year.

Prospective Master’s students who wish to be considered for the scholarship should apply for admission before 1 December every year.
Website/Links: http://www.uu.nl/masters/en/general-information/international-students/financial-matters/grants-and-scholarships/utrecht

Utrecht University
P.O Box 80125, 3508 TC Utrecht, The Netherlands
Phone: +31 30 253 70 0 ,Fax:+ 31 30 253 26

Leiden University Excellence Scholarships (LexS)

logo-unileiden-300x300Leiden University offers excellence scholarships for excellent students from all nationalities and Non-EU/EEA students. Scholarships are awarded for all MA, MSc and LL.M programmes for Non-EU/EEA students and for master’s of Law Advanced Programme or MSc in International Relations and Diplomacy for students of all nationalities. Scholarships will not be awarded to applicants who have already obtained a Leiden University master’s degree.

Scholarship provided by : Leiden University
Institution(s) : Leiden University, at Netherlands.
In the field of : Arts and Humanities, Environmental Sciences, Fine and applied arts, Law, Mathematics and computer sciences, Medical and health sciences, Natural sciences, Social and behavioural sciences
Scholarship Award : The Leiden University Excellence Scholarship programme has 3 awards:
• € 10.000 of the tuition fee
• € 15.000 of the tuition fee
• Total tuition fee minus the home fee
The number and type of awards of the scholarships depend on the budget available of the Faculty department
Eligible for Scholarship:
• Non-EU/EEA students enrolling in a Leiden University master’s degree program.
• In his or her prior academic education abroad, the applicant must have achieved excellent study results which are relevant for the program for which the student wishes to enroll. As an indication, the student will be among the top 10% for the relevant program followed abroad.
• The applicant will hold a non-EU/EEA passport and will not be eligible for support under the Dutch system of study grants and loans (“Studiefinanciering”; for more information please refer to: www.ib-groep.nl.
• Scholarships will not be awarded to applicants who have already obtained a Leiden University master’s degree
• Students who are granted a Leiden Excellence Scholarship must comply with and confirm in writing their agreement with the terms and conditions (pdf) attached to the scholarship prior to the granting of the scholarship.
Application Overview : You must first apply for admissions to Leiden University online. In your application, you must indicate clearly that you would like to apply for the LExS scholarship and upload your letter of motivation for the LExS scholarship on the scholarship page.

Application Deadline: The application deadline is 1 October 2015 for all programmes starting in February 2016 and 1 February 2016 for all programmes starting in September 2016.

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Website/Links: http://prospectivestudents.leiden.edu/scholarships/scholarship/lexs.html

Macquarie University Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarships

Macquarie-UniversityMacquarie University in Sydney is offering full tuition fee scholarships to high achieving international undergraduate and postgraduate students. The Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship is highly competitive and awarded based on academic merit.

Scholarship provided by : Macquarie University, Australia.

Institution(s): North Ryde Campus of Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia.

Scholarship Award :  Macquarie University Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship is a partial scholarship for undergraduate and postgraduate studies, the amount is varied up to AUD$10,000 and it will be awarded towards the commencement fee or reimbursed if fees already paid.
Eligible for Scholarship:

Applicants must:

  • Have citizenship of a country other than Australia or New Zealand.
  • Have met the University’s academic and English requirements for the course to be considered for a scholarship (must hold a full offer of admission for North Ryde by the application deadline).
  • Have achieved a minimum GPA of 3.0 out of 4.0 for Postgraduate applications and minimum requirement of an ATAR equivalent of 90 out of 100 for Undergraduate applications.
  • Have applied for a program that is longer than one Session in duration.
  • Commence study in session and year indicated in the scholarship offer letter.
  • Have applied for a course which has a full-time study load.
  • Commence study in the semester and year indicated in their offer of Scholarship. Commencement may not be deferred.

Application Overview : Applicants must complete an online course application form. Online course application will enable you to select your course and upload scanned copies of the required documents.
-Once your course application has been processed, you will receive a Macquarie University Student Number which is compulsory to submit the online MUIS application form.
-Applicants must indicate on the MUIS application form which scholarship they are applying for: Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship Undergraduate and Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship Postgraduate.
Application Deadline: The application deadline is 30 June 2015 for Semester 2, 2015.
Website/Links:  http://www.mq.edu.au/future_students/international/scholarships_and_awards/macquarie_university_international_scholarships/vice-chancellors_international_scholarships/

Monash International Merit Scholarships

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Monash University in Australia is offering a number of scholarship programs  for outstanding international students who wish to pursue an undergraduate or postgraduate degree at Monash University.

Scholarship provided: Monash University

Institution(s): Monash University in Australia

Scholarship Award : Total average value of scholarship is up to $50,000 (based on a 5 year degree); $10,000 for a full time study load (48 credit points) paid per year until the minimum number of points for degree are completed and Recipients may be asked to participate or be profiled in relevant Monash marketing, recruitment and promotional materials and/or events).

Eligible for Scholarship:

  • International student.
  • Commencing students with a full Monash course offer or continuing students, and
  • undertaking a full-time undergraduate or postgraduate (coursework) degree at a Monash campus in Australian.
  • You must maintain a distinction average (70% or above) each semester.

 

Selection Criteria:
-Selection will be based on academic achievement;
-Students will also be assessed on their scholarship application statement (1000 words), and their potential to be an ambassador for Monash University;
-Preference will be given to commencing students, particularly commencing students who are not enrolled in a Monash pathway course.

 

Application Overview :

Before applying for this scholarship, you must have received a full Monash course offer with no conditions. Then, you must submit a separate application form for this scholarship by the deadline dates below.

Do not submit your supporting documentation with your application – this will not be considered.

Application Deadline: 15 March/15 April/12 June 2015 for Semester 2, 2015.

Mailing address:
Coursework Scholarships Unit
c/- Monash Connect
PO Box 197
Caulfield East, VIC 3145

Email: mu.documents@monash.edu

Website/Links:   Official Scholarship Website: http://www.monash.edu.au/study/scholarships/international/international-merit.html

La Trobe Academic Excellence Scholarships for International Students

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La Trobe University offers an extensive program of scholarships to students who have high academic profile. This Academic Excellence Scholarships (AES) cover tuition fees for high-achieving International Students accepted into undergraduate and postgraduate coursework programs.

Scholarship provided: La Trobe University, Australia

Institution(s): La Trobe University, Australia

Scholarship Award : The scholarship is worth between $10,000 and $20,000 and goes towards tuition fees. The scholarships are paid across a maximum of two semesters (or 12 months). These scholarships are not renewable and do not cover living costs.

Eligible for Scholarship:

  • Applicants must be a citizen of a country other than Australia or New Zealand
  • Must be applying to start an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework program
  • Must also have scored 85% or equivalent in their previous degree/award
  • Must meet English language and academic entry requirements
  • Note: applicants are not eligible if they are starting a Higher Degree by Research, exchange program, Study Abroad program, ELICOS and Foundation Studies program, or Diploma course

Application Overview :La-Trobe-University

You can only apply for this scholarship if you have an offer to study in an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework program program at La Trobe University.  After you receive your offer, you must complete the scholarship application form and submit it to La Trobe International by the application deadline.

 

Application Deadline: The deadline for Semester 2, 2015 was on 8 March 2015. There are three closing dates for Semester 1, 2016 – 11 September 2015, 13 November  2015 and 8 January 2016.

 

Website/Links:   http://www.latrobe.edu.au/international/fees/scholarships/coursework

Rhodes Scholarships at Oxford University for International Students

RHODESRhodes Scholarships are awarded for pursuing full-time postgraduate studies at the University of Oxford, UK. 83 Rhodes scholars are selected annually from 14 countries or groupings of countries around the world. Established in the will of Cecil Rhodes in 1902, the Rhodes is the oldest and perhaps the most prestigious international scholarship programme in the world.

Scholarship provided by : Rhodes Scholarship Fund
Institution(s): Oxford University in UK
Scholarship Award :

A Rhodes Scholarship covers all University and College fees, the university application fee, a personal stipend for living expenses, private health insurance, and economy class airfare to and from Oxford at the commencement and conclusion of the scholarship.
Rhodes selection criteria:
• literary and scholastic attainments
• energy to use one’s talents to the full
• truth, courage, devotion to duty, sympathy for and protection of the weak, kindliness, unselfishness and fellowship
• moral force of character and instincts to lead, and to take an interest in one’s fellow beings.
Eligible for Scholarship:
The Rhodes Trust warmly welcomes applications from talented young women and men of diverse backgrounds. Selection of Rhodes Scholars is made without regard to gender, marital status, race, ethnic origin, colour, religion, sexual orientation, social background, or disability.
Cecil Rhode’s will outlines four criteria to be used in the election of Scholars:
• literary and scholastic attainments
• energy to use one’s talents to the full
• truth, courage, devotion to duty, sympathy for and protection of the weak, kindliness, unselfishness and fellowship
• moral force of character and instincts to lead, and to take an interest in one’s fellow beings.
•Age limits vary between constituencies and range from a minimum age limit of 18 to a maximum of 28 .

Application Overview :

Applications for Rhodes Scholarships open during the spring and summer of the preceding year.

All candidates for the Scholarship should read the information about the Scholarships applicable globally, and then proceed to their country-specific page. Online application is not available for applicants to New Zealand and Pakistan. Please refer to the relevant country page: New Zealand or Pakistan.
In broad terms, all constituencies will require the following materials in differing forms:
• Evidence of academic record / transcript (complete or in progress) of undergraduate degree and any postgraduate study
• Curriculum vitae/resumé or list of principal activities
• Personal statement or essay (including, crucially, a clear statement of what the applicant wishes to study at Oxford and why)
• Evidence of age / birth certificate / passport
• English Language proficiency (where English is not the first language)
• Photograph
• List of referees (usually several are required) who can attest in confidential references to the character and intellect of the applicant, including academic, personal, extra-curricular and leadership achievements (and who should never include people to whom you are related)
Application Deadline: Deadline varies per country but is around July-October of the preceding year you wish to study.
Website/Links: http://www.rhodeshouse.ox.ac.uk/

Gates Cambridge Scholarships for International Students

gateEach year, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation funds bill gates scholarship to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree in any subject available at the University of Cambridge.

 

Scholarship provided by : The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
Institution(s): University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
Scholarship Award :
A Gates Cambridge Scholarship covers the full cost of studying at Cambridge, namely: the University Composition Fee and College fees at the appropriate rate, a maintenance allowance for a single student, one economy single airfare at both the beginning and end of the course, and inbound visa costs.
The Trust also considers applications for several types of additional funding on a discretionary basis such as family allowance, conference attendance, fieldwork allowance, some fourth year funding for PhD scholars and hardship funding.
Criteria for Selection :
• Intellectual ability
• Leadership capacity
• A good fit with Cambridge
• A desire to use knowledge to contribute to society
Eligible for Scholarship:
• Citizen of any country outside the United Kingdom.
• Must apply to pursue one of the following full-time residential courses of study:
o Ph.D. (three year research only degree)
o One-year post-graduate course (e.g. MPhil, LLM, Diploma, MBA etc.)
o MSc or MLitt (two year research only degree)
o MBBChir Clinical Studies (3 year taught degree)
• Must be admitted to one of the degrees above at Cambridge through the University’s normal admission procedures. The Trust does not admit students.
Application Overview :
You must apply for admission as a postgraduate student to the University of Cambridge and a Gates Cambridge Scholarship at the same time, using the one application pack. It is important to read the How to Apply section and visit the official website (link found below)
Application for entry in October 2016 will be open in September 2015.
Website/Links: http://www.gatescambridge.org/

Sydney Achievers International Scholarships

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The Sydney Achievers International Scholarships are for new high achieving, academically meritorious, international students who wants to study an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework program at the University of Sydney. These prestigious scholarships are one of the finest institutions of higher education in the world.

Scholarship provided by : University of Sydney

Institution(s): University of Sydney, Australia

Scholarship Award :

For Undergraduate :

  • AUD$10,000 each per annum, available for the CRICOS registered duration of a recipient’s program of study, for any Undergraduate program offered at the University of Sydney (subject to the recipient maintaining satisfactory academic progress each year).
  • No living allowance is payable.

For Postgraduate :

  • AUD$10,000 each per annum (ie, $15,000 in total for a 1.5 year program, $20,000 in total for a 2 year program), available for the CRICOS registered duration of a recipient’s program of study, for any Postgraduate Coursework program offered at the University of Sydney (subject to the recipient maintaining satisfactory academic progress each year).
  • No living allowance is payable.

Eligible for Scholarship:

For Undergraduate :

  • Applicants must have completed an Australian Year 12 qualification or an international senior secondary qualification accepted by the University with outstanding results, as deemed by the University of Sydney.
  • Students completing Foundation Studies Programs offered by Australian or New Zealand universities are eligible.
  • Students who have already commenced/completed tertiary studies, or students transferring with credit exemptions and/or advanced standing, are not eligible.
  • Students will be under 18 years of age.

 

For further information on equivalents to Australian Year 12 qualifications and a table showing standard academic requirements for some of these examinations relative to ATAR scores see:
Undergraduate entry requirements

For Postgraduate :

  • Applicants must have completed the equivalent of an Australian Bachelor degree qualification with outstanding results based on the Australian grading system, as deemed by the University of Sydney.
  • Students who have already commenced/completed postgraduate studies are not eligible.

Application Overview :

  • No separate application is required for the scholarship. Applications for Admission to Semester Two 2015 are now open. To apply, visit our FIND A COURSE website.
  • To be considered for the Sydney Achievers International Scholarship, a candidate must receive an Unconditional Offer of Admission.
  • All eligible applicants with an unconditional offer by a specified cut-off date will be considered. From that pool, top-ranked eligible applicants will be selected and invited to complete an Expression of Interest form. All those returning a completed EOI form by the due date will be further considered, from which successful candidates will be selected and then offered the scholarship by email.

Selection Criteria

  • Selection will be based strictly on academic merit as per the University’s admission requirements.
  • Only applicants with unconditional offers of admission will be considered.
  • Selection will be made by the Student Recruitment & Admissions Group, whose decision will be final. No appeals will be entertained.

Application Deadline:

Round 1
To be considered, you must have an Unconditional Offer by 30 May 2015.
Invitations to EOI will be sent to selected applicants by 2 June 2015.
Applicants who returned their EOIs by 9 June 2015 will be considered.
Offers for the scholarship will be made by 16 June 2015.

Round 2
To be considered, you must have an Unconditional Offer by 19 June 2015.
Invitations to EOI will be sent to selected applicants on 19 June 2015.
Applicants who returned their EOIs by 24 June 2015 will be considered.
Offers for the scholarship will be made on 26 June 2015.

Website/Links:  http://sydney.edu.au/scholarships/prospective/sydney-achievers.shtml

The University of Sydney reserves the right to make changes to this Scholarships program without notice and at its discretion.

Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships for Foreign Students

Swiss Government, through the Federal Commission offers excellence scholarships for foreign scholars and artists in Switzerland. The scholarships are available for pursuing PhD, postdoctoral and research programs at one of the public funded universities or recognized institution. The applicant must not be more than 35 years old at the moment of the application. The Scholarship is only valid for a full time Postdoctoral Research or Research in Switzerland. It is not valid for mixed Postdoctoral Research or mixed Research (part time in Switzerland and part time in a third country).

Scholarship provided by : Swiss Government, through the Federal Commission.
Institution(s): Any of the ten (10) Swiss Public Universities, the two (2) Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology, the public teaching and research institutes and the Universities of applied sciences
Scholarship Award : The scholarship covers a monthly payment , exemption of tuition fees, health insurance, air fare, special lodging allowance, etc.

Eligible for Scholarship:
(a) For Research:
-Master degree or equivalent University degree
-The applicant must not be more than 35 years old at the moment of the application
-Applicants who are in Switzerland for more than 1 year at the beginning of the scholarship are not eligible
-Applicants must provide a letter (e-mail) from a Professor from the Swiss host institution stating that he/she is willing to supervise the Research
-Applicants must have a research proposal including a time frame (this is the central piece of the application. The applicant must devote all required attention to it)
-Applicants must be in command of the necessary language skills required for the Research
-Applicants who have already benefited from a Swiss Government Scholarship are not eligible to apply for a second scholarship
(b) For PhD and Research:
–Master degree or equivalent University degree recognized by the Swiss University
-The applicant must not be more than 35 years old at the moment of the application
-Applicants who are in Switzerland for more than 1 year at the beginning of the scholarship are not eligible
-Applicants must provide a letter (e-mail) from a Professor from the Swiss host institution stating that he/she is willing to supervise the PhD. In the case where the PhD is run within a structured doctoral school applicant must provide an admission letter or the proof that they are being considered for admission
-Applicants must apply for the scholarship as well as to the chosen Swiss University. The 2 procedures are separate ones.
-Applicants must have a research proposal including a time frame (this is the central piece of the application. The applicant must devote all required attention to it)
-Applicants must be in command of the necessary language skills required for the PhD studies
-Applicants who have already benefited from a Swiss Government Scholarship are not eligible to apply for a second scholarship
(c) For Postdoctoral:

-PhD degree
-There cannot be a gap of more than 5 years between the award of the PhD and the application deadline
-Applicants who are in Switzerland for more than 1 year at the beginning of the scholarship are not eligible
-Applicants must provide a letter (e-mail) from a Professor from the Swiss host institution stating that he/she is willing to supervise the postdoctoral research
-Applicants must have a research proposal including a time frame (this is the central piece of the application. The applicant must devote all required attention to it)
-Applicants must be in command of the necessary language skills required for the Postdoctoral Research
-Applicants who have already benefited from a Swiss Government.
(d) For Fine Arts Scholarships:
-Bachelor degree or equivalent degree
-The candidate must not be more than 35 years old at the moment of the application. There should not be a time lapse of more than 3 years between the Bachelor graduation and the beginning of the scholarship.
-Applicants who are in Switzerland for more than 1 year at the beginning of the scholarship are not eligible
-Applicants must apply to the chosen Conservatory or Art School as well as for the scholarship. The 2 procedures are separate ones
-Applicants must be in command of the necessary language skills required for the Master program
-Applicants who have already benefited from a Swiss Government Scholarship are not eligible to apply for a second

Application Overview :In order to apply for a scholarship, please contact the relevant application institution in your country of origin (institution cited in the factsheet, that you can find when you choose your country from the drop-down menu HERE.

The next offer for the academic year 2016-2017 will be online from August 2015. The deadline for applications varies from one country to another.
Application Deadline: The application deadline falls between September and November, depending on the Swiss Embassy to which the applications have to be submitted.
Website/Links : http://www.sbfi.admin.ch/themen/01366/01380/01715/index.html?lang=en