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Government [Also contains information on bilateral scholarships for international study]

Government [New]

Nuffic [Scholarships for study in Holland]

Grantfinder [Search Engine to find scholarships in the Netherlands]

United Kingdom
British Chevening Scholarships [Awards scholarships to overseas students in over 150 countries to study in Britain]

British University Scholarships [Scholarships awarded by British Universities]

Nuffic [Scholarships for study in Holland]

Grantfinder [Search Engine to find scholarships in the Netherlands]

Environmental Equity and Justice Partnership: Environmental Fellowship [Awards scholarships to young leaders]

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (11Dec07)

The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, in Washington, DC, allows graduating seniors the opportunity to be junior research fellows. The students will work with senior associates on international affairs issues.

Applicants must be graduating college seniors or have graduated within the past academic year and have not yet begun graduate studies. Students must be nominated by their university and should have extensive coursework in international affairs, political science, economics, history, or Russian studies.

Amount of Award: A monthly salary of $2,750 and a $400 allowance for relocating to Washington, DC. Medical, dental, and life insurance, and vacation leave are also available.

Length of Award: One year.
Number of Awards: 8-10.

Application Deadline: BYU Deadline: December 11,2007

Application Process:
The applications must be coordinated through a designated university official and BYU is only allowed to nominate two students. Students are required to submit the following materials to the university official: a resume, two recommendations, transcripts, and an essay on a selected topic.


Charles Wallace Trust

SOAS Charles Wallace India Fellowship, How to Apply: 20-12-2013

Who the fellowship is for?
One fellowship is awarded annually by the Centre of South Asian Studies, SOAS and the Charles Wallace India Trust for students who have completed a PhD. Applicants must be an Indian national and be residing in India at the time the application is submitted. The fellowship will be awarded to those who would be ready to make the most of a short period of study and discussion at SOAS. Applications will be encouraged in particular from those scholars who have had no or little opportunity to do research outside India.

Who is eligible?
Indian citizens must be in the early to middle stage of their academic careers working in the fields of ‘India Studies’ (Arts or Humanities and Social Sciences) which are supported at SOAS. For a list of subjects please check the Taught Masters programmes on the SOAS website. Please note that Humanities and Social Science subjects which are not supported at SOAS will normally not be considered. Those who are already enrolled in any Higher Educational Institution in the United Kingdom (including SOAS) are not eligible to apply. Applicants must demonstrate sufficient English language ability, both written and spoken, to participate in discussions and use resource materials.

What is its value?
The Trust will contribute £500 towards an international fare and pay a living grant at the monthly rate of £1,300. The candidate must make their own travel arrangements. The £500 contribution will be paid to fellow on arrival in the UK by the Trust and the living grant will be paid through SOAS. Please note that it is the responsibility of the successful candidate to arrange accommodation within the limit of the budget.

The award will be made on the basis of academic merit and research potential. The Centre and the Trust reserve the right not to make an award in the event that no suitable application is received.

Notification of competition result
All applicants will be notified by e-mail regarding the outcome of their application, generally by the end of October 2012. The successful candidate will also be notified by letter. If you have not heard from us by the end of October, please contact the Office Manager, Centres and Programmes Office.

How to apply
Application materials must be submitted in hard copy and in duplicate (except for letters of reference) by Friday, 31 August 2012.

Application forms can be downloaded from:

Or contact Ms Jane Savory

Telephone: (+44) 020 7898 4892

Closing date
The closing date is Friday, 31 August 2012 for the 2012/2013 fellowship beginning in the following January-March 2013. Applications which arrive after the 31 August 2012 will not be considered.

Charles Wallace Trust
The four Charles Wallace trusts support a number of other fellowship schemes and aid for postgraduate students. You can find further information and guidance by visiting their website which will give you access to information on the individual trusts:

Endeavour Awards, Fellowship, Student Exchange

Endeavour Awards, Fellowship, Student Exchange 2009

Endeavour Awards for international applicants

Through the Endeavour Awards, the Australian Government provides opportunities for high achieving international students, researchers and professionals to undertake short or long term study, research and professional development in Australia in a broad range of disciplines.

For details of awards available by country of residence, please go to

To read about the experiences of past award holders, visit

Endeavour Research Fellowships provide financial support for postgraduate students and postdoctoral fellows from participating countries to undertake short-term research (4-6 months), in any field of study, in Australia. Aimed at building international linkages and networks, these Awards provide opportunities for award holders to further develop their knowledge and skills.

Endeavour Research Fellowships

Endeavour Australia Cheung Kong Research Fellowships

Postgraduate study or research

Endeavour Postgraduate Awards provide full financial support for international students for up to 3 years to undertake a postgraduate qualification at a Masters or PhD level either by coursework or research in any field of study in Australia.

Endeavour Postgraduate Awards

Vocational education and training

An Endeavour Vocational Education and Training (VET) Award enables you to study a vocational course at the Diploma, Advanced Diploma or Associate Degree level in any field of study in Australia.

Vocational education and training provides occupational or work-related knowledge and skills. The courses are directly related to the trade, occupation or 'vocation' in which you participate and exclude degree and higher level programs normally delivered by universities.

Endeavour Vocational Education and Training (VET) Awards

Professional Development

Endeavour Executive Awards provide professional development opportunities for high achievers in business, industry, education or government from participating countries.

This award provides you with the flexibility to design a program that advances both your professional and personal goals. In consultation with your host organisation, the one to four month program may include activities such as a shadowing program, work placement, attendance at a conference, participation in a short course, or peer-
to-peer learning.

Student Exchanges

The Australian Government recognises the many enduring benefits of international exchanges undertaken during the years of undergraduate education. To encourage greater student mobility, the Australian Government funds Australian higher education providers to subsidise the costs to students participating in student exchanges which include tuition fee waiver and credit transfer.

Only Australian higher education providers are eligible to apply for funding for international student exchange programmes.

Students (Australian and international) wishing to apply for student subsidies available under these international student exchange programmes should contact the International Office of their institution.

International Student Exchange Programs

How to apply:

Engineering, Physical Sciences and Architecture, Australia (15Oct07)

Scholarship / Financial aid: a number of scholarships are available
Date: academic year 2007/2008
Deadline: 15 October 2007
Open to: international students

Announcement follows:

The Faculty of Engineering, Physical Sciences and Architecture (EPSA) offers a number of scholarship opportunities for outstanding international students intending to study in an EPSA undergraduate or coursework masters program.

To be eligible for a Faculty International Scholarship, you must be an international student from one of the available categories and able to study in Australia on a student visa.

How to apply:
1. Lodge an official UQ undergraduate application form or postgraduate application form for international students to the International Office
2. Receive a UQ Student ID Number
3. Complete the Faculty of Engineering, Physical Sciences and Architecture International Scholarship Application Form and submit to the Faculty Office:
Faculty of Engineering, Physical Sciences and Architecture
The University of Queensland QLD 4072

Phone: +61 7 3365 4777
Fax: +61 7 3365 4444

The scholarship application must be received by 15 October 2007 .

The scholarship can cover 50% - 100% of the tuition fee for the standard duration of the program. The successful application must commence study in Semester 1 2008 The scholarship does not provide for:

Overseas Student Health Cover
Living Allowances
Tuition fees for repeating failed courses

Obligations of Students:
Students are expected to fulfil all requirements associated with their student visas.
Students shall diligently and to the best of their ability apply themselves to the successful completion of their degree.
Students are required to conform to University regulations (including disciplinary provisions).
Students are required to pay the tuition costs of any failed course that must be repeated.
Notification in writing to the Director of Studies is required if the student wishes to defer, transfer, or withdraw from the approved program wishes to apply for an extension is absent for any reason (other than recreation leave) for a period of 14 days or more from the place of study, except with prior approval of the Head of School.

Health Insurance:
Students are required to pay for their own medical insurance through the Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) scheme. Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) is a compulsory requirement of your student visa. The University has appointed Worldcare Assist as the preferred provider for OSHC.

Termination of Award:
The scholarship can be terminated:

If, after due inquiry, the Faculty of Engineering, Physical Sciences and Architecture concludes that the student has not fulfilled obligations, or is not making satisfactory progress.
If the student has not resumed study after an approved maximum period of deferment of 1 year.
If the student transfers to another program in UQ or withdraws from the University. Please note approval from the University is required if a student wishes to transfer or withdraw from the program. The University may require the student to repay the scholarship funds.
If the student fails to maintain full-time study.

Closing date: 15 October 2007


Franklin Research Grants (1oct07)

Scholarship / Financial aid: grants up to $6,000 are available
Date: 1 semester
Deadline: see Deadlines
Open to: PhDs candidates

Announcement follows:

Since 1933 the American Philosophical Society has awarded small grants to scholars in order to support the cost of research leading to publication in all areas of knowledge. In 2005 the Franklin Research Grants program awarded $303,000 to 70 scholars, and the Society expects to make at least that many awards in this year’s competition. The Franklin program is particularly designed to help meet the costs of travel to libraries and archives for research purposes; the purchase of microfilm, photocopies, or equivalent research materials; the costs associated with fieldwork; or laboratory research expenses.

Applicants are expected to have a doctorate or to have published work of doctoral character and quality. Pre-doctoral graduate students are not eligible, but the Society is particularly interested in supporting the work of young scholars who have recently received their PhDs. American citizens and residents of the United States may use their Franklin awards at home or abroad. Foreign nationals must use their Franklin awards for research in the United States. Applicants who have received Franklin grants may reapply after an interval of two years.

Funding is offered up to a maximum of $6,000 for use in calendar year 2007. Grants are not retroactive; the beginning work date cannot antedate the month of the meeting when the proposal will be considered. Grants are payable to the individual applicant. Franklin grants are taxable income, but the Society is not required to report payments. It is recommended that grant recipients discuss their reporting obligations with their tax advisors.

For applications and two letters of support ON OUR FORM:

-October 1, 2007, for a January 2007 decision for work in March and beyond
-December 1, 2007, for a March 2007 decision for work beginning in May and beyond

Reports are due no later than one month after completing the work for which the award was made.

How to Apply
Retrieve the 4-page application form below. Fill it out completely using 11-pt type or larger. Do not add extra pages. Send your completed application as an e-mail attachment to or mail to:
Franklin Research Grants
American Philosophical Society
104 South Fifth Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106-3386

For Application Form please visit

Fulbright grants (20Oct07)

Scholarship / Financial aid: grants are available
Date: one year
Deadline: October 20, 2007
Open to: U.S. citizens holding a Bachelor's degree

Announcement follows:

The Fulbright Program was created by the U.S. Congress in 1946, immediately after World War II, to foster mutual understanding among nations through educational and cultural exchanges. Today the Fulbright Program enables students, artists, and other professionals to benefit from unique resources in every corner of the world.

Applicants must be U.S. citizens and hold a Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent before the beginning date of the grant. Preference is given to students who mostly received their higher education in the U.S. Applicants may not hold a doctoral degree at the time of application, unless otherwise noted.

Amount of Award:
The grant generally includes round-trip transportation, language or orientation courses, tuition (in some cases), books and research allowance, maintenance for the academic year, supplemental health and accident insurance.

Length of Award: Varies, but generally one year.
Number of Awards: N/A.
Application Deadline: October 20, 2007 (BYU Deadline: Mid-September)

Application Process:
Enrolled students must obtain application forms or access to the online application from the Fulbright Program Advisors on campus. A proposed study or project plan is required.

Campus Advisors:
Mark Peterson
Ray Christensen
Paul Hosskinson
Donna Lee Bowen

International Peace Scholarship Fund for women

International Peace Scholarship Fund
Philanthropic and Educational Organization for Women
Des Moines, Iowa

Approximately 200 grants for women, from all countries, to pursue full-time graduate studies in the United States. Scholars must plan to return to their countries on completion of their = degree program.

Areas of Study: Open to all fields

Levels of Study: Prospective/ Current Graduate Student.

Open to Students from: any region except U.S.

Average Award Amount: Average stipend of $8,000 per year.

Award Deadline: 15 December 2007

Eligibility Requirements:
Must be qualified for admission to full-time graduate study, working toward a graduate degree in the college or university she will attend. Recipients must have additional financial support to cover all expenses. Open to women. U.S. and Canadian citizens are not eligible.

Further Information: www.peointernationa

Scholarship Fact Sheet (downloadable pdf file):
http://www.peointer national. org/about/ ips-fact- sheet.pdf

Philanthropic and Educational Organization for Women
P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship Fund
P.E.O. Executive Office
3700 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50312
Phone #: (515) 255-3153

International Students Scholarship at American University, Washington, D.C (15Jan08)

New Scholarship Initiative for International Students at American University, Washington, D.C.

For first-year undergraduate students applying for the fall 2008 academic year, in addition to the competitive partial scholarships for undergraduate international students from around the world, American University (AU) will be offering a limited number of new generous scholarship initiatives geared specifically to the best and brightest international students who wish to promote AU's philosophy of Ideas, Action, and Service, and who wish to make a difference in today's world.

AU hopes to welcome at least one student from each of the following regions: North Africa and the Middle East, the Caribbean/Central America/Mexico, Africa, Latin America, Europe, South Asia, East Asia and the Pacific, and Eurasia, but the final distribution of scholarship awards will depend on the pool and quality of applicants they receive. All qualified students are welcome to apply.

Award Information

AU is offering a very limited number of scholarships valued at $30,000 per year (guaranteed for all 4 years provided students maintain excellent GPA at AU) to outstanding incoming students from and educated = outside the US. This is not a cash award, but will be applied as credit towards the student's tuition expenses for fall and spring. It does not cover summer classes. Student will be responsible for all costs beyond the $30,000 tuition award each academic year. This award represents almost all of AU's tuition expenses for 2007-2008, leaving the student to pay only a
small difference for tuition, plus room and board, insurance, books, and miscellaneous expenses needed for a nine-month academic year. Overall annual estimated costs for the coming academic year total approximately $46,000, subject to increase in subsequent years. This new initiative is the highest award AU offers to international freshmen.

AU's goal is to identify academic excellence, leadership potential, and students who wish to make a positive difference on the campus, the community, and their countries when they return home.

Application Information:

No separate application is needed. Students will automatically be considered when AU reviews their regular applications.

Deadline for all freshmen applications and all supporting documents: Jan 15, 2008. Earlier submission of complete applications is welcomed.

Students may apply online at no cost or submit paper applications at $45. All supporting documents must be in sealed envelopes (certified copies of originals or originals themselves).

Official translations are needed for all documents not in English. AU will accept true copies and translations done by EducationUSA offices if stamp and signature appear. Official TOEFL scores sent directly from ETS will also be needed.

AU would also appreciate a cover letter from the EducationUSA advising center for these scholarship applicants (thoughts on why this student would be a good academic 'fit' for AU, was/is this student a YES scholarship student? Seeds of Peace? Model UN? Community service? Diana Kamal Scholarship nominee? Outstanding leadership? Volunteer? Other?) In addition, latest information on educational system of the student's home country as well as the school from which the candidates are coming (School profile - how easy or difficult it is to be admitted to a certain high
school, etc), would also be appreciated.

Basic Eligibility Requirements:

* Complete application including test scores and supporting documents no later than Jan 15. (On-line applications - no application fee!)
* Academic excellence in secondary school (preferred GPA equivalent of 3.9) in a challenging high school curriculum
* 2 letters of recommendation from teachers, counselors, principal.
* Well written essay
* Demonstrated leadership, community service and volunteerism that match AU's philosophy of turning "Ideas into Action, and Action into Service"
* Students who are ready to join the volunteer leadership team of AU Diplomats and who will be wonderful ambassadors for their countries at AU.
* Students who wish to work in collaboration with others for constructive outcomes
* Proof of English proficiency: MINIMUM TOEFL scores of 550 PBT, 213 CBT, 80 IBT, 6.5 IELTS. (NB: students attending secondary school outside US for a minimum of 10, 11 and 12 grades where English is the medium of instruction do NOT have to take these tests. A phone interview may be recommended instead.)
* NO SAT is required for students attending secondary schools outside the US!
* A 'personal' DVC interview may be required. If EducationUSA centers have internet IP facilities, AU would be happy to initiate the DVC.
* Must provide proof of financial resources for at least $16,000/ per year (if student does not receive the $30,000 scholarship, he/she will be required to demonstrate a higher amount.)
* US citizens, dual citizens, and permanent residents of the US are NOT eligible to apply

See http://www.american .edu/ for complete application information.

Evelyn Levinson
Director, International Admissions
Office of Admissions
American University
4400 Mass Ave NW
Washington, DC 20016
email: levinson@american. edu
tel: +1-202 885-6043
fax: +1-202-885-6014

Kimberly-Clark International Scholar Award

Kimberly-Clark International Scholar Award
Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

The Kimberly-Clark International Scholar Award is granted to highly qualified new international students who enroll at Marquette University from countries where Kimberly-Clark Corp. maintains a presence (see list of eligible countries below). Students must demonstrate academic excellence in previous studies. The award is available to those who apply for admission to major in biology, chemistry, computer science, math, any business major, or any engineering major. Marquette University, established in 1881 by the Catholic Jesuits, is a private university and is consistently ranked in the top 100 American universities.

Open to Students from: South Africa, China, Korea, Republic of Taiwan, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Bahrain Israel, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras, Mexico, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela, Canada, Australia

Areas of Study:
Accounting Biochemistry Biology Business and Management Chemistry Computer and Information Sciences Computer Science Economics Engineering Finance Information Technology Life Sciences Management Marketing Mathematics Molecular Biology Natural Sciences Physical Sciences.

Average Award Amount:

Award Coverage:
Partial tuition.

Award Duration:
Renewable up to 8 semesters

Award Deadline:
March for Fall enrollment

Eligibility Requirements:
Must meet all requirements for undergraduate admission. The Kimberly-Clark International Scholar Award is based on evidence of high academic achievement, not based on financial need. Grades and class rank are important, and standardized test results are considered when available. Student involvement, character, and leadership are also considered. Applicant must apply for admission to major in biology, chemistry, computer science, math, any business major, or any engineering major. Applicants must be a citizen of a country where Kimberly-Clark Corp. has a presence.

Application Instructions:
Complete all admission procedures for international undergraduates. No separate financial aid or scholarship application is required, but applicants are encouraged to provide additional documentation about the quality of their previous achievement. Further details about the international application process are available on the Marquette website.

Further Information:
www.marquette. edu/ocip

Marquette University
Ellen Blauw
Associate Director, Office of International Education
Alumni Memorial Union, 425
PO Box 1881
Milwaukee, WI 53201
Phone #: 1 (414) 288-7289
Fax #: 1 (414) 288-3701
E-Mail: world@marquette. edu

Postdoctoral Fellowship on Poverty and Public Policy (11 January 08)

Sponsored by the National Poverty Centers Research and Training Program on Poverty and Public Policy, these fellowships provide outstanding American minority scholars and other scholars who are members of underrepresented groups in the social sciences an opportunity to spend one or two years conducting research and pursuing extensive training in residence at the National Poverty Center at the Univ of Michigan in Ann Arbor.

Fellows will participate in a number of seminars on poverty research and will be supervised by Dr. Sheldon Danziger, professor of Public Policy and co-director of the National Poverty Center.

During the fellowship period, scholars receive stipends of $48,000 per calendar year, beginning as early as July 1, 2008, but no later than September 1, 2008. Applicants must have completed their Ph.D. after 2002 and prior to August 31, 2008. Priority will be given to proposals that would benefit from the resources available at the University of Michigan and from interactions with affiliated faculty members.

The deadline for application is January 11, 2008.

Application forms and instructions are available at
http://www.fordscho ol.umich. edu/research/ poverty/fellowsh ip_opps.php

Social and Behavioural Sciences, Queensland, Australia (2Nov07)

Scholarship / Financial aid: scholarships are available
Date: undefined
Deadline: 2 November 2007
Open to: international student

Announcement follows:

The scholarships are awarded to assist outstanding students studying programs in the Social and Behavioural Sciences at The University of Queensland. Priority will be given to postgraduate research or coursework students, however undergraduate students with high academic achievement are encouraged to apply.

To be eligible for a fee scholarship, you must be an international student and eligible for an Australian government student visa.

Admission to Program
Applicants should submit:

a completed international application form to the International Admissions Office;

Fee Scholarship Application
Applicants should submit:

-a one page expression of interest stating why they are applying for a scholarship and how this scholarship will benefit them in the future with respect to their career goals;
-a curriculum vitae (CV);
-recent academic transcripts;
-evidence of a UQ offer or evidence of contact with UQ about enrolment.

Completed fee scholarship applications should be submitted to the International Development Manager , Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, Building #24, St Lucia, 4072 Australia by 2 November 2007.

Students will be selected on academic merit in conjunction with consideration of the relevance of the country of origin to the Faculty/University strategic directions.

Coursework students will be funded for the entire duration of their program and subject to satisfactory academic performance. PhD students may only be funded for a period of 12 months, and are encouraged to seek alternative funding sources. A student failing to maintain satisfactory academic performance during the duration of the scholarship may be required to show cause why the scholarship should not be cancelled.

The scholarship cannot be held concurrently with any other similar scholarship or bursary for tuition fees.

Applications close 2 November 2007

Further information on