2014 Master Business School Scholarships at University of Glasgow in UK

University of Glasgow The University of Glasgow Adam Smith Business School is offering Business School Scholarships for graduates applying for certain postgraduate taught programmes (MSc) commencing in September 2014. A total of 10 scholarships are available. The criteria for the scholarships are academic excellence and personal achievement. Applicants will be evaluated on the basis of their application for admission. Application should be submitted till 1st July 2014.

About Scholarship: The University of Glasgow Adam Smith Business School have introduced a limited number of scholarships, available to University of Glasgow graduates applying for certain postgraduate taught programmes (MSc), and EU (including UK) applicants new to the University, commencing in September 2014. A total of 10 scholarships are available across the following programmes: MSc Corporate Governance and Accountability, MSc Financial Risk Management and MSc International Business and Entrepreneurship.

Study: Scholarships are awarded for the following MSc programmes: Corporate Governance and Accountability, Financial Risk Management and International Business and Entrepreneurship.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing master degree at University of Glasgow in UK.
Scholarship Provider: The University of Glasgow Adam Smith Business School
Scholarship can be taken at: Any state-accredited EU or EEA University.
Accreditation: 
The University of Glasgow is an accredited university. The University of Glasgow is accredited by the Association of Russell Group, Universitas 21, IRUN, Association of Commonwealth Universities and PEGASUS.

Eligibility: To be eligible applicants must:
-be graduates of the University of Glasgow OR an EU (including UK) applicant new to the University.
-hold an offer of a place on one of the eligible programme, commencing in September 2014.

Scholarship Open for: Scotland, EU and international students can apply for these Business School scholarships.

Number of award(s): 10 Business School scholarships will be offered.

Value: The value of scholarship is £3,000.

Selection Criteria: The criteria for the scholarships are academic excellence and personal achievement. Applicants will be evaluated on the basis of their application for admission.

Apply: All applicants who meet the eligibility criteria and who have submitted an application before the deadline will be considered. No separate application is required.

Deadline: The application deadline is 1st July 2014.

Further Information: http://www.gla.ac.uk/t4/international/files/forms/scholarships/view_scholarships.php?scholarship_ID=132

2014 Dr. Eduard Gubelin Research Scholarship in Switzerland

Dr. Eduard Gubelin ResearchThe Dr. Eduard Gübelin Association for Research & Identification of Precious Stones is offering research scholarship for MSc/PhD students or postdoctoral researchers. Applications are welcome from eligible individuals of any nationality. This is an annual grant to be allocated to an innovative research project in the field of gemmology. The overall annual value of the scholarship is CHF 30,000 (USD 33,000). The deadline for applications is 30th June 2014.

About Scholarship: Dr. Eduard J. Gübelin (1913-2005) devoted his life and career to the study of gemstones and to advancing the science of gemmology. After celebrating the 100th anniversary of Dr. Gübelin last year, the introduction of this scholarship coincides with the 90th anniversary of the Gübelin Gem Lab, established in 1924. The annual Dr. Eduard Gübelin Research Scholarship will support a cutting-edge research project in the field of gemmology in the broadest sense. The scholarship will be granted once a year to a scientist for a proposed research project. Depending on the type of project, the research might involve collaboration with the Gübelin Gem Lab.

Study: Scholarship is awarded in the fields of earth sciences (mineralogy, geology, geochemistry), crystallography, chemistry, solid-state physics, material sciences, archaeology, biology, and related fields.
Course Level: Scholarship is available to students and researchers at MSc, PhD or postdoctoral level.
Scholarship Provider: The Dr. Eduard Gübelin Association for Research & Identification of Precious Stones
Scholarship can be taken at: Switzerland

Eligibility:
-The minimum requirement for applicants is a BSc degree in earth sciences, chemistry, physics, material sciences, or another exact science.
-The successful recipient of the grant, i.e. the applicant, must be a person, not an institution or company.
-Applicants are encouraged to submit project proposals that involve collaboration with a university or another research institute.
-Applicants may be no more than 40 years of age.
-Applications are welcome from eligible individuals of any nationality.

Scholarship Open for: Citizens of any nationality can apply for this research scholarship.

Number of awards: A research scholarship will be awarded.

Duration: The scholarship will be granted once a year to a scientist for a proposed research project.

Value: The overall annual value of the scholarship is CHF 30,000 (USD 33,000).

Selection Criteria: The Association checks the incoming project proposals for compliance with the administrative requirements, as well as for suitability in terms of scientific relevance and potential. The Association may contact applicants to clarify any issues regarding their application. Following these initial checks, the Association establishes a shortlist of suitable proposals, based on their relevance and potential. The shortlisted proposals are then forwarded to the members of the Scientific Committee, who will assess the proposals and select the project they consider is best qualified to receive the scholarship. The proposal receiving the highest number of votes by the members of the committee will earn the scholarship.

Notification: The name of the successful project and applicant will be announced in September 2014.

Online Application: Applicants can apply online for this research scholarship.

Deadline: The deadline for applications is 30th June 2014.

Further Information: http://www.gubelingemlab.ch/scholarship/

2015 DLGS Doctoral Fellowships for International Students in Germany

Dresden Leibniz Graduate SchoolThe DLGS – Dresden Leibniz Graduate School offers doctoral fellowships for up to three years. Fellowships are awarded for a research project: urban and regional resilience – managing change for sustainable urban and regional development. Doctoral candidates will focus on new concepts for managing change for sustainable urban and regional development. Applications from outside of Germany are particularly welcome. Selection is based on academic qualifications and on applicant’s potential to succeed. Deadline for the application for the next DLGS cohort (2015 – 2017) is September 15, 2014.

About Scholarship: The DLGS – Dresden Leibniz Graduate School is jointly run by the Technische Universität Dresden (TUD), the Leibniz Institute of Ecological Urban and Regional Development, Dresden (IÖR), and the Academy for Spatial Research and Planning, Hannover (ARL).The DLGS offers Doctoral Fellowships for up to three years. Applications are reviewed once a year.

Study: Research Topic: “Urban and Regional Resilience – Managing Change for Sustainable Urban and Regional Development”. Doctoral candidates will focus on new concepts for managing change for sustainable urban and regional development.
Course Level: Fellowships are available for pursuing PhD research programme.
Scholarship Provider: The DLGS – Dresden Leibniz Graduate School
Scholarship can be taken at: Germany

Eligibility: Applications are welcome form graduates holding a master’s degree (with a master’s thesis) in Spatial Planning and Development (including City and Regional Planning, Urban Regeneration, Landscape Planning, Traffic Planning), Geography, Economics or Environmental Sciences. Applications from outside of Germany are particularly welcome. Admission to DLGS is without regard to age, race, gender, handicap, religion or nationality. All applicants must be fluent in spoken and written English (in general confirmed by some form of official certification) and be comfortable working in teams.

Scholarship Open for: German and International fellows can apply for these doctoral fellowships.

Duration: The DLGS offers Doctoral Fellowships for up to three years.

Value: In general, the fellowship provides the following: a fixed monthly stipend for the fellows’ living expenses in Dresden (determined by the DFG – German Research Foundation), funds to attend the DLGS academic programme (including German lessons for non-native speakers of German language), limited funds for project-related travel and other research expenses, and the round-trip airfare to Germany (both subject to approval by the DLGS management board). There is no additional family supplement provided to fellows accompanied by a partner and/or children.

Selection Criteria: Selection is based on academic qualifications and on applicant’s potential to succeed.

Notification: Applicants will be informed of the final outcome of the selection process in January 2015. University will contact you directly, sending an offer to take part in the programme via email. Upon receiving notification of your acceptance we will send a letter confirming your place on our graduate programme. Afterwards we will guide you through the enrolment procedure at the TU Dresden and assist you before and after your arrival to Dresden to facilitate your acclimatization.

Online Application: The mode of applying is online.

Deadline: Deadline for the application for the next DLGS cohort (2015 – 2017) is September 15, 2014.

Further Information: http://www.dlgs-dresden.de/dlgs-doctoral-fellowships/

2015 DLGS Doctoral Fellowships for International Students in Germany

Dresden Leibniz Graduate SchoolThe DLGS – Dresden Leibniz Graduate School offers doctoral fellowships for up to three years. Fellowships are awarded for a research project: urban and regional resilience – managing change for sustainable urban and regional development. Doctoral candidates will focus on new concepts for managing change for sustainable urban and regional development. Applications from outside of Germany are particularly welcome. Selection is based on academic qualifications and on applicant’s potential to succeed. Deadline for the application for the next DLGS cohort (2015 – 2017) is September 15, 2014.

About Scholarship: The DLGS – Dresden Leibniz Graduate School is jointly run by the Technische Universität Dresden (TUD), the Leibniz Institute of Ecological Urban and Regional Development, Dresden (IÖR), and the Academy for Spatial Research and Planning, Hannover (ARL).The DLGS offers Doctoral Fellowships for up to three years. Applications are reviewed once a year.

Study: Research Topic: “Urban and Regional Resilience – Managing Change for Sustainable Urban and Regional Development”. Doctoral candidates will focus on new concepts for managing change for sustainable urban and regional development.
Course Level: Fellowships are available for pursuing PhD research programme.
Scholarship Provider: The DLGS – Dresden Leibniz Graduate School
Scholarship can be taken at: Germany

Eligibility: Applications are welcome form graduates holding a master’s degree (with a master’s thesis) in Spatial Planning and Development (including City and Regional Planning, Urban Regeneration, Landscape Planning, Traffic Planning), Geography, Economics or Environmental Sciences. Applications from outside of Germany are particularly welcome. Admission to DLGS is without regard to age, race, gender, handicap, religion or nationality. All applicants must be fluent in spoken and written English (in general confirmed by some form of official certification) and be comfortable working in teams.

Scholarship Open for: German and International fellows can apply for these doctoral fellowships.

Duration: The DLGS offers Doctoral Fellowships for up to three years.

Value: In general, the fellowship provides the following: a fixed monthly stipend for the fellows’ living expenses in Dresden (determined by the DFG – German Research Foundation), funds to attend the DLGS academic programme (including German lessons for non-native speakers of German language), limited funds for project-related travel and other research expenses, and the round-trip airfare to Germany (both subject to approval by the DLGS management board). There is no additional family supplement provided to fellows accompanied by a partner and/or children.

Selection Criteria: Selection is based on academic qualifications and on applicant’s potential to succeed.

Notification: Applicants will be informed of the final outcome of the selection process in January 2015. University will contact you directly, sending an offer to take part in the programme via email. Upon receiving notification of your acceptance we will send a letter confirming your place on our graduate programme. Afterwards we will guide you through the enrolment procedure at the TU Dresden and assist you before and after your arrival to Dresden to facilitate your acclimatization.

Online Application: The mode of applying is online.

Deadline: Deadline for the application for the next DLGS cohort (2015 – 2017) is September 15, 2014.

Further Information: http://www.dlgs-dresden.de/dlgs-doctoral-fellowships/

2014 Kenya Sheffield Scholarships for Postgraduate Students in UK

University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield is offering Kenya scholarships for starting a postgraduate taught masters programme in September 2014. The scholarships are for full-time and part-time students only. The scholarships are: £1,000 each for studying Nanotechnology courses (jointly run with the University of Leeds), £1,500 each for students paying fees between £13,390 – £15,410 and £2,000 each for students paying fees of £15,411 and upwards. The scholarships will take the form of a tuition fee reduction. The application deadline is 27 June 2014.

About Scholarship: The University offers a range of scholarships for Kenyan students who show exceptional academic potential starting a postgraduate Taught Masters programme at the University of Sheffield in September 2014.

Study: Scholarship is awarded to learn any of the courses offered by the University of Sheffield.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing postgraduate taught masters degree at University of Sheffield.
Scholarship Provider: University of Sheffield
Scholarship can be taken at: UK
Accreditation: University of Sheffield is an accredited university. All of the Department’s programmes are accredited by both the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and the Institution of Measurement and Control (InstMC).

Eligibility:
-Applicants must hold an offer of a study place and begin your postgraduate Taught Masters programme in September 2014.
-Applicants must be a Kenyan national or permanently domiciled in Kenya.
-Applicants must be self-funding and classified as overseas for fee purposes.
-The scholarships are for full-time and part-time students only. Students studying via Distance Learning are not eligible for the scholarships.

Scholarship Open for: Students of Kenya can apply for these scholarships.

Value: These Kenya scholarships will take the form of a tuition fee reduction. The scholarships are:
-£1,000 each for students studying Nanotechnology courses (jointly run with the University of Leeds),
-£1,500 each for students paying fees between £13,390 – £15,410 and
-£2,000 each for students paying fees of £15,411 and upwards.

Notification: Successful applicants will be notified by July 25, 2014.

Apply: The scholarships will be awarded automatically – no application is required. Applicants must hold an offer of a study place and begin your postgraduate Taught Masters programme in September 2014.

Deadline: The admission application deadline is 27 June 2014.

Further Information: http://www.shef.ac.uk/international/countries/africa/east-africa/kenya/scholarships