University of Pittsburgh Global Health Travel Scholarships for Undergraduates, 2014

University of PittsburghDescription: Global Health Travel Scholarships is partially support international travel expenses for Masters or Doctoral Students enrolled in one of the six health science schools, the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, or the School of Law at the University of Pittsburgh who wish to conduct research in an international setting. Only one (1) award per student per calendar year is allowed. The maximum grant amount is $3,000 USD. The number and amount of each award will depend on the number and quality of applications received.

Eligibility:-Full-time, degree-seeking masters- or doctoral-level students in one of the six schools of the health sciences, the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs or the School of Law at the University of Pittsburgh Oakland Campus are eligible to apply.
-Applicants must be enrolled at the University of Pittsburgh at the time of application and when using the award. They must also be enrolled full time and in residence at the University of Pittsburgh for at least one term after completing the project.
-Applicants must be in good academic standing at the time of application and when using the award.
-Only one (1) award per student per calendar year is allowed.
-The research project must be a component of the student’s University academic program, offer the student hands-on experience and address a compelling global health issue.
-For purposes of this grant program, research is broadly defined as “an activity that contributes new knowledge that can be used by participating partners in country for further research or program development, contribute to program improvement, or be used as pilot data for a thesis or dissertation.” A variety of activities can qualify as research, including laboratory science, quantitative and qualitative data collection, needs assessments, policy analysis, program evaluation, surveillance, and secondary data analysis.
-Applicants may propose participation in a new international project, join in an existing international project, or continue in a project in which the applicant participated in the previous year.
-Applicants must identify at least one (1) faculty advisor at the University and one (1) advisor at the performance site to support the application and serve as mentors for the project.

How to Apply: by Post or via E-mail.

Subject: Various Courses

Level: Masters and Doctoral Level.

Provider: University of Pittsburgh

For Which Country: Worldwide

For Whom: USA Students (masters or doctoral students enrolled in one of the six health science schools, the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, or the School of Law at the University of Pittsburgh who wish to conduct research in an international setting).

Number of award(s): One.

Duration of award(s): Not Known.

What does it cover? The maximum grant amount is $3,000 USD.

Selection criteria: Not Known

Notification: Successful applicants will be notified in March 14, 2014.

Deadline: February 10, 2014

Reach Oxford Scholarships for Undergraduates from Low Income Countries 2013

Reach Oxford Scholarships for Undergraduates from Low Income Countries 2013Description: The University of Oxford, UK offers the Reach Oxford Scholarship in full financial opportunities for Undergraduate Students from Developing Countries to study for Bachelors degree in any course offered at the institution 2013

Accepted Subject Areas? All subjects offered at the University of Oxford except medicine

About Scholarship: A number of Oxford colleges offer Reach Oxford scholarships (formerly Oxford Student Scholarships) to students from low income countries who, for political or financial reasons, or because standard educational facilities do not exist, cannot study for a degree in their own countries. Scholarship winners will study at University of Oxford, UK under any undergraduate course of study, except Medicine due to the course length and expense.

Scholarship Offered Since: Not Specified

By what Criteria is Selection Made? The Oxford Scholarship scheme is only suitable for candidates of the highest academic ability who have outstanding examination results. However, financial need and social commitment are also major criteria for selection.

Who is qualified to apply? Students from developing countries who have applied to study for undergraduate courses at University of Oxford. See list below.

How Many Scholarships are available? Several

What are the benefits? University and college fees, full grant for living expenses; return flight to the UK at the start and end of the course per year.

How long will sponsorship last? 3 or 4 years depending on course length

Eligible African Countries: (Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Côte D’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe)

Other Countries: (Afghanistan, Albania, Antigua and Barbuda, Armenia, Argentina, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Cambodia, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Fiji, Georgia, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, , Kiribati, Korea, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, FYR Macedonia, Malaysia, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Myanmar, Nauru, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niue, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestinian Administered Areas, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Samoa, Sao Tome and Principe, Serbia, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, St Kitts-Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent & Grenadines, Suriname, Tajikistan, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Ukraine, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Viet Nam, Yemen)

To be taken at (country): University of Oxford UK

What time of year does Application Close?

  • 12 noon (UK time) on Friday 1 February 2013
  • Candidates will be notified in May 2013

Offered annually? Yes

How can I Apply? You must make an application to the University through UCAS and be successful in gaining a place. You will then need to complete a separate scholarship application form. The scholarship application form will be available to download from December 2012

You must also answer the following two questions in the supporting statement of the scholarship application form:

  • Why are you applying for this scholarship and what impact will it have on your career?
  • How would you use the education you receive at Oxford for the benefit of your community?

The application form for scholarship will be available to download from January 2012

How can I get more information? If you need more Information about this scholarship, kindly visit the Scholarship Webpage

Sponsors: University of Oxford, UK

Important Notes: Students should note they must apply for admission to the University before they can be considered for a Reach Oxford Scholarship. The University is unable to accept any scholarship applications from students who have not been offered a place at Oxford.

  • Scholars will be expected to write an annual report about their academic and social activities, and achievements at the University.
  • Receipt of the award in subsequent years is subject to satisfactory academic progress.
  • Applicants should be aware that competition for the scheme is very high and the University does not have additional funding for those candidates who are not offered a scholarship.