2012 Eiffel Excellence Scholarship for International Students in France

2012 Eiffel Excellence Scholarship for International Students in FranceEligibility: -Bachelor degree, you should be able to apply for our MSc programmes.
-5 year Master degree or a 4 year degree with experience you should be able to apply for a Master Specialise
-If you have a university degree and at least three years professional experience you should be able to apply for the MBA

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.

Subject: Various Courses

Level: This scholarship is for pursuing postgraduate level.

Provider: The French ministry of Foreign and European

For Which Country: France

For Whom: The International students can apply for this scholarship.

Description: The French ministry of Foreign and European affairs runs the Eiffel Excellence Scholarship Programme for international students with an excellent profile who have been accepted on a Masters, PhD or Engineering course in France.  Students who have been admitted on one of our masters programmes before mid to late November each year may be eligible to apply for the Eiffel Scholarship.

Value:
-Scholarships of up to 2000€ will be awarded for the MSc
-Scholarships of up to 4500€ will be awarded for the MBA

Other Benefits: Additional aids are-
-The cost of living in Rouen is very affordable in comparison to most other European cities, with housing from just 200 € a month.
-Students can apply for government help with housing which often represents about one third of the monthly rent.

Selection criteria: Candidates with the right profile will then be contacted for interview. Your interview can be done in person or by video conference so you should make sure that you have a skype address.

Deadline: Do submit your applications till 7 December 2012.

2013 Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowships in USA

2013 Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowships in USADescription: The Ford Fellowship program will award approximately 60 predoctoral fellowships. The predoctoral fellowships provide three years of support for individuals engaged in graduate study leading to a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) or Doctor of Science (Sc.D.) degree. Predoctoral fellowships will be awarded in a national competition administered by the National Research Council (NRC) on behalf of the Ford Foundation. The awards will be made to individuals who, in the judgment of the review panels, have demonstrated superior academic achievement, are committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level, show promise of future achievement as scholars and teachers, and are well prepared to use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students.

Eligibility: -All citizens or nationals* of the United States regardless of race, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, or sexual orientation (must have become a U.S. citizen by November 14, 2012),
-Individuals with evidence of superior academic achievement (such as grade point average, class rank, honors or other designations,
-Individuals committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level,
-Individuals enrolled in or planning to enroll in an eligible research-based program leading to a Ph.D. or Sc.D. degree at a U.S. educational institution, and
-Individuals who have not earned a doctoral degree at any time, in any field.

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.

Subject: Various Courses

Level: This scholarship is for pursuing Predoctoral programme.

Provider: Ford Foundation

For Which Country: USA

For Whom: National

Number of awards offered: 60 Scholarships are offered.

Tenure of award: Scholarship is offered for three years

Value: -Annual stipend: $20,000
-Award to the institution in lieu of tuition and fees: $2,000
-Expenses paid to attend at least one Conference of Ford Fellows
-Access to Ford Fellow Liaisons, a network of former Ford Fellows who have volunteered to provide mentoring and support to current fellows.

Selection criteria: Applications will be evaluated by panels of distinguished scholars selected by the National Academies. The panels will use academic records, essays, letters of recommendation, the application itself, and other appropriate materials as the basis for determining the extent to which candidates meet the eligibility requirements and the selection criteria. Review panels may also look at additional factors such as the suitability of the proposed institution for the applicant’s plan of graduate study and the likelihood that the applicant will have at least three years remaining before they would receive the Ph.D. including at least one year of course work.

Deadline: Do submit your applications till November 14, 2012.

2012-2013 Musicianship Scholarship for USA and Non USA Citizens, USA

2012-2013 Musicianship Scholarship for USA and Non USA Citizens, USAEligibility: To be considered for a Musicianship Scholarship, you must submit a completed application including:
-An essay explaining why you should be considered for the scholarship.
-A video recording displaying your performing skills. Video requirements vary by program; see application for details.
-Musicianship Scholarships are available to new instrument and vocals students (both US and non-US citizens)

Subject: Various Courses

Level: Bachelor or Associate Degree

How to Apply: Post

Provider: Musician Institute

For Which Country: USA

For Whom: International

Description: Musicianship Scholarships are available to new instrument and vocals students (both US and non-US citizens) enrolling in the Bachelor of Music, Associate of Arts, or Certificate in Performance Programs who demonstrate outstanding musicianship. A total of ten Musicianship Scholarships (two per instrument) are awarded for each new program start. The scholarship is applicable for students enrolled in performance (instrument and vocals) programs only, and may not be transferred to “non-performance program” emphases ( Audio Engineering, Music Business, Independent Artist, Guitar Craft, or Film) within an AA or Bachelor degree.

Deadline: August 24th, 2012

2012 Methanex Undergraduate Scholarships at Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand

2012 Methanex Undergraduate Scholarships at Victoria University of Wellington in New ZealandEligibility: The Scholarships are open for New Zealand citizens enrolled in their 2nd year of undergraduate study at a New Zealand University, who have achieved an excellent academic record, and are about to begin their 3rd year of full-time study for an undergraduate degree programme in the areas of Mechanical, Electrical, Process,Control Systems or Reliability Engineering. Students must have a genuine interest in pursuing a career in the petroleum industry in New Zealand upon completion of their study.

Description: Methanex New Zealand Ltd (Methanex), in collaboration with the Petroleum Skills Association New Zealand (PSANZ), offers the Undergraduate Scholarships.To ENCOURAGE high performing 3rd year undergraduate students studying a Bachelor in Enegineering (BE) in either (Electrical) (Mechanical) (Process) (Controls systems) (Reliability) at a New Zealand University to develop expertise in the petroleum industry. To PROVIDE OPPORTUNITIES for undergraduate students to work within the New Zealand petroleum industry during and upon completion of their study.

Subject: Various Courses

Level: This Scholarship programme is available for Undergraduate program.

How to Apply: The mode of applying is by Post.

Provider: Methanex New Zealand Ltd (Methanex) and Petroleum Skills Association New Zealand (PSANZ

For Which Country: New Zealand

For Whom:  National

Number of awards offered: Two Scholarships are offered.

Tenure of award: Scholarship is Awarded for One Year.

Value: Total award $5,000 (NZD) comprising of one payment per annum for one year (only).

Notifications: The short-listed candidates will be required to attend an interview with Methanex NZ and will be notified in December whether they have been selected for a Scholarship.

Deadline: Do submit your applications till 16 November 2012.

2012 Research Fellowships in Human Factors at King’s College London in UK

2012 Research Fellowships in Human Factors at King’s College London in UKEligibility: -International applications will be considered for this position.
-First degree (Psychology or Engineering or similar)
-MSc in human factors PhD in human factors
-Human factors techniques (task analysis methods, user requirements elicitation, interface design, and/or prototype testing) Statistics Excellent written communication skills Excellent oral communication skills
-Attention to detail
-Experience working as Human Factors specialist
-Research in human factors at PhD level Experience in applying a range of human factors techniques Familiarity with healthcare as a domain for research

How to Apply: The mode of applying is by Email.

Subject: Various Courses

Level: This Scholarship programme is available for research program.

Provider: King’s College London

For Which Country: UK

For Whom: International applications will be considered for this position.

Description: The Research Fellow will design in detail, manage and conduct the research required by Work Package 2 of the TRANSFoRm project. The objective of this Work Package is to develop a prototype of a decision support system (DSS) for primary care. The postholder will: 1) contribute to the design of the DSS prototype, and 2) evaluate the effectiveness of the final prototype in a controlled experimental study.This post is suitable for a researcher with a postgraduate qualification in human factors and further research/work experience in human factors. A Masters in Human Factors alone (i.e. without a PhD or further work experience in human factors) is not suitable for this post. Applicants should have a successful track record in employing robust methods to solve important, real-life problems. They should have had experience in formal task analysis methods, user requirements elicitation, interface design, and/or prototype testing. The post holder will work most of the time independently to fulfil the project objectives.

Value: The appointment will be made, dependent on relevant qualifications and experience, within the Grade 7 scale, currently £40,463 to £47,809, per annum, inclusive of £2,323 London Allowance, per annum.

Deadline: Do submit your applications till 18-Nov-2012.