2014 ANU College of Engineering & Computer Science International Undergraduate Merit Scholarships, Australia

Australian National UniversityDescription: Each year the ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science (“the College”) may award up to two (2) scholarships, known as the College of Engineering and Computer Science International Undergraduate Merit Scholarship (“the Scholarship”). The Scholarship is available for international students who are citizens of the countries specified by the College (“the scholar/s”) and are applying for admission to an Undergraduate Program offered by the College. The Scholarship is highly competitive and based on academic merit.

Eligibility: The Scholarship shall be available to an applicant who:
-Is an International Students as defined under the terms of the Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000. Dependants of the staff of diplomatic or consular missions are also eligible.
-Is a citizen of one of the countries specified by the college on their website (these may vary from year to year)
-Has achieved at an excellent level in their final years of schooling prior to commencing at ANU, as demonstrated by excellent academic results in their qualifications.
-Has received an offer of admission into an undergraduate program offered by the College to commence in teaching period for which they are applying for this scholarship.
-Will commence an undergraduate program within the College for the first time.

Online Application: by Online

Subject: Various Courses

Level: Pursuing Undergraduate Degree at Australian National University

Provider: Australian National University

Accreditation: The Australian National University (ANU) is accredited by Group of Eight, IARU, APRU, AURA and ASAIHL.

For Which Country: Australia

For Whom: International Students

Number of award(s): Up to two merit scholarships are offered.

Duration of award(s): The Scholarship is tenable for two academic semesters to each scholar and is not renewable.

What does it cover? The award provides a 25% tuition fee scholarship for up to one year of an Undergraduate Program offered by the College. Please note, that the Scholarship does not cover any application and deposit fee, the Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) premium, fares to and from Australia, the payment of reading and study materials, living expenses, tuition fee, accommodation or any other costs associated with studying.

Selection Criteria: The scholarships will be awarded on academic merit basis.

Notification: Not Known

Deadline: 15 June 2014

University of Queensland Scholarships for Vietnamese Students in Australia, 2014

University of QueenslandDescription: The School of Economics at The University of Queensland is offering scholarships for outstanding Vietnamese students seeking admission into either an Undergraduate or Coursework Masters Program in Economics. The School has established a strong connection with Vietnam, attracting high achieving students and we are proud of the contribution made to the UQ student body by our Vietnamese students.

Eligibility:-Direct entry for students from  a recognized gifted school: Graduates from a recognised Vietnamese gifted school with a year 12 average grade of 8.0 or above on a 10 point scale. Students must have successfully completed advanced mathematics (including calculus) or;
-University pathway: Successful completion of the first year of tertiary study with a grade point average of at least 8 out of 10 on the Vietnamese grading scale.
English Language Proficiency: Students must have an IELTS of 6.5 overall with a 6 in all other sub bands, or Internet based TOEFL minimum overall score of 87 with: 21 writing; 19 reading; 19 speaking; 19 listening.
Academic Criteria: (for master students)
-Complete an Undergraduate Degree from a recognized institution with a GPA of at least 8 out of 10 on the Vietnamese grading scale. Vietnamese students with a qualification from Australia or another country are also eligible to apply.
-English Language Proficiency: Students must have an IELTS of 6.5 overall with a 6 in all other sub bands, or Internet based TOEFL minimum overall score of 87 with: 21 writing; 19 reading; 19 speaking; 19 listening.

How to Apply: 
1. Complete the UQ School of Economics Scholarship Application form
2. Complete a UQ International Student Application Form Undergradute Studies or Postgraduate Studies
3. Submit an application form with the following documents through a registered UQ International Education Representative or directly to The University of Queensland International Admissions:
-university academic transcripts
-senior high school academic transcripts
-motivation letter
-2 reference letters
-resume/CV
-current IELTS or TOEFL certificate

Subject: Various Courses

Level: Pursuing Undergraduate or Coursework Masters Program

Provider: University of Queensland

Accreditation: The University of Queensland is a public university located in the state of Queensland, Australia. Founded in 1909, it is the oldest and largest university in Queensland and the fifth oldest in Australia.

For Which Country: Australia

For Whom: International (Students of Vietnam)

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): Not Known

What does it cover? These scholarships do not include living expenses for the duration of the program, travel expenses or overseas health cover. Scholarships cover up to 100% of tuition fees for students.

Selection Criteria: Scholarships are awarded to outstanding Vietnamese students on the basis of academic excellence and extra-curricular activities.

Notification: Not Known

Deadline: 31st October 2014

Maersk APM Terminals Scholarship and Industrial Attachment Programme for Nigerian Undergraduates 2014

APM Terminals LimitedCourses: Engineering, Technology
Level: Undergraduate-Training
Provider: APM Terminals Limited
Country to Study in: Nigeria

Description: APM Terminals is one of the World’s largest, high technology and most-respected container terminal operators offering the global shipping community an integrated and growing Global Terminal Network of 70 operating container facilities in 64 countries on five continents including Africa.

APM Terminals, a subsidiary of Maersk Group, announces its 4th APM Terminals Scholarship and Industrial Attachment Programme. Acquire World Class Training and Development with APM Terminals Apapa.

Eligibility: To be eligible for the Scholarship and Industrial Attachment Programme, applicants should be: 400 level University / 200 Level Polytechnic Undergraduates in Nigeria nationwide.

Eligible Groups: Citizens of Nigeria

Participating Institutions: APM Terminals, Apapa Lagos, Nigeria; AND
All recognized Private, State and Federal Universities and Polytechnics in Nigeria

Field of Study: Bachelors level studies and trainings in Engineering and Technology

Number of awards: Not specified

Sponsorship duration: The length of scholarship is 1 Academic year.

The length of Industrial Attachment is 6 months for university undergraduates AND 1 year for polytechnic undergraduates.

Scholarship benefits: This is a Scholarship and Industrial Attachment Programme. Please inquire specifics from the sponsors

Method of Application: To apply, you will need to mail your details via electronic mail to APM Terminals.

Send your Full Names, Department, Faculty, Institution, Current level, Current CGPA, Matriculation no, Phone no, and Email address to: appapmtsia@apmterminals.com

PLEASE NOTE: The start date for the industrial attachment will be June 2014.

APM Terminals is a recipient of diverse international awards one of which is port operators of the year at the Lloyd’s list 2012 Global awards. The company is a business unit/subsidiary of the Maersk Group.

A.P. Moller – Maersk Group, also known as Maersk, is a Danish business conglomerate. A.P. Moller – Maersk Group has activities in a variety of business sectors, primarily within the transportation and energy sectors. It has been the largest container ship operator and supply vessel operator in the world since 1996.

The company group is based in Copenhagen, Denmark, with subsidiaries and offices in more than 135 countries worldwide.

APM Terminals is A.P. Moller – Maersk’s independent APM Terminals business unit with its separate headquarters in The Hague, Netherlands. APM Terminals operates a Global Port, Terminal and Inland Services Network with interests in 56 ports and container terminals in 36 countries on five continents, as well as 155 Inland Services operations in 47 countries.

Application Deadline: 1 April 2014
Open to International Students: No (ONLY Nigerians)

2014 Sir James Black Academic Excellence Scholarship for International Students in in Life Sciences, UK

University of DundeeDescription: These scholarships will be awarded for academic excellence, and are worth £5,000 per year of your course. These are applicable to all BSc Undergraduate Degree Courses in the College of Life Sciences, School of Learning & Teaching. Applicants must have or expect to gain, the equivalent of AAAAA in Scottish Highers, AAA in GCE A-levels, 37 points in IB (with 6, 6, 6 at Higher Level). Continuation of the Scholarship for subsequent years depends on continued academic excellence, recognised through a B2 average mark each year.

Eligibility: Applicants must have, or expect to gain, the equivalent of AAAAA in Scottish Highers, AAA in GCE A-levels, 37 points in IB (with 6, 6, 6 at Higher Level). Continuation of the Scholarship for subsequent years depends on continued academic excellence, recognised through a B2 average mark each year.

How to Apply: Once you have been given an offer to study in the College of Life Sciences, School of Learning & Teaching at the University of Dundee, they will send you an email telling you how to apply for a Scholarship. Applicants are expected to submit a 400-word statement (please note this cannot be the same as the personal statement) outlining how they meet the criteria of the award, how they will use the scholarship and how it will help them achieving their future goals. The application should include the names and contact details for two people who can comment on their academic record, such as a School Teacher or College Lecturer.

Subject: Various Courses

Level: Pursuing Undergraduate Degree at University of Dundee in UK

Provider: University of Dundee

Accreditation: The University of Dundee (informally Dundee University or simply Dundee, abbreviated as Dund for post-nominals) is a public research university based in the city and Royal burgh of Dundee on the east coast of the central Lowlands of Scotland.

For Which Country: UK

For Whom: International Students

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): Not Known

What does it cover? These excellence scholarships are worth £5,000 per year of course.

Selection Criteria: The scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic excellence.

Notification: Applicants will be informed of the outcome of application by 30th June 2014.

Deadline: 31st May 2014

Undergraduate and Postgraduate Scholarships at Swansea University for Nigerians and Ghanaians

Swansea UniversityCourses: Any Field
Level: Undergraduate & Graduate (Masters) Degree
Provider: Swansea University
Country to Study in: UK

Description: The International Development Office at Swansea University in the UK is offering a number of International Excellence Scholarships for undergraduate Nigerian and postgraduate Nigerian or Ghanaian students for the 2014/2015 academic year.

They are the Nigeria Undergraduate Excellence Scholarships AND the Nigeria and Ghana International Excellence Scholarships (postgraduate). These awards are funded by the International Development Office at Swansea University.

Eligibility: You can apply for the International Excellence Scholarships for Undergraduates if you:

  • are a national of (or permanently domiciled in) Nigeria
  • are classed as an overseas student for fee purpose
  • are enrolling on a course at Swansea University for the first time in September 2014. (Students applying for second year entry and foundation level students are not eligible to apply) OR have already submitted your application and hold an offer to study at Swansea University in September 2014

You can apply for the International Excellence Scholarships for Postgraduates if you:

  • are a national of (or permanently domiciled in) Nigeria or Ghana
  • are classed as an overseas student for fee purpose
  • are enrolling on a postgraduate course at Swansea University for the first time in September 2014 OR have already submitted your application and hold an offer to study at Swansea University in September 2014

Eligible groups: Only citizens of Nigeria and Ghana can apply

Participating Institutions: Swansea University, Swansea, Wales; United Kingdom.

Fields of study: All courses of study, at both undergraduate and graduate levels, offered at the university

Number of awards: Several will be given

Sponsorship duration: Whole duration of course, however, this is subject to your performance (see below)

Scholarship benefits: The International Development Office is offering:

  • a number of £4000 (+£2000*) scholarships for undergraduate Nigerians.
    *If you receive £4,000 in your first year (2014) you will be awarded £2,000 in your second year conditional on you passing the first year with an overall average of 65%.
  • a number of postgraduate scholarships worth £4000 for students from Nigeria or Ghana.

Method of Application: Please download and complete the “Scholarship Form 2014″ from the official website (link to it is below0 and return along with your education transcripts to:ido@swansea.ac.uk.

Applicants must have completed an application for a place to study at Swansea University which must have been received by the Admissions Office by the deadline date below.

It is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) for detailed information and also to download the forms for application to this Scholarship.

DEADLINES: 2nd June 2014

PLEASE NOTE: Please note that students applying for MPhil or PhD are not eligible to apply for the PG Excellence Scholarships and students progressing from ICWS and students currently studying at Swansea are not eligible to apply for this scholarship.

Swansea University, chartered as University College of Swansea in 1920, is a public research university located in Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom. In 1996, it changed its name to the University of Wales Swansea following structural changes within the University of Wales. The new title of Swansea University was formally adopted on 1 September 2007 when the University of Wales became a non-membership confederal institution and the former members became universities in their own right.

It is the third largest university in Wales in terms of number of students.

Swansea University offers a wide range of different scholarship schemes and in recognition of the high calibre of the international students choosing to study at Swansea University. The International Development Office awards up to £6000 Excellence Scholarships for Undergraduate study and up to £4000 Excellence Scholarships for Postgraduate study.

For further information on scholarships and funding sources relating to specific countries please contact the school’s Regional Manager: Vivian Odede, Swansea University Regional Manager for Nigeria/Ghana | Tel: +234 7059833881

Application Deadline: 2 June 2014
Open to International Students: No (ONLY Nigerians & Ghanaians)