This section focuses on the latest opportunities available in the form of scholarships for Mauritian students. Mauritius is a great place of study providing huge career options and quality learning to beginners, researchers and professionals. Scholarships declared here help candidates belonging to Mauritian nationality to carry out their chosen study programme in different countries around the world by allocating them sound financial assistance. A wide range of scholarships and funding are open for students from Mauritius for undergraduate, master and research degree programmes. Scholarships funded by global and national corporations allow Mauritian students to study anywhere. Explore the checklist below for short courses, graduates, masters, PhDs and Postdoc scholarships available for Mauritian students for the academic year 2014-2015.
Masters Fellowships in Public Health and Tropical Medicine
Wellcome Trust is offering masters fellowships for junior researchers to gain research experience and high-quality research training at Master’s degree level. Fellows must be based in a low- or middle-income country for their research project. A Fellowship normally provides up to 30 months’ support. The application deadline is 15 August 2014.
International Scholarship Scheme at Southampton Solent University
Scholarships for Mauritian students are available for pursuing a full-time course at Southampton Solent University. Southampton Solent University is offering a limited number of scholarships. Scholarship Award of £1,000 towards tuition fee payment for first year of study will be awarded. The application deadline is 31 July 2014.
Intermediate Fellowships for Developing Countries
Wellcome Trust is offering research fellowships in Public Health and Tropical Medicine. The fellowships are awarded for up to five years and provide a basic salary. It covers research expenses and training costs. Applicants must have a relevant high-quality publication record and show potential to become a future scientific leader. Fellowships will be offered for up to five years (non-renewable). Preliminary application deadline is 25 April 2014 and full application deadline is 4 July 2014.
Steve Huckvale Scholarships for Mauritian Students
University of Bath is offering scholarships for Mauritian students. Each Scholarship is worth £5,000. Each is awarded as a discount in tuition fees and is for one year only. There are two scholarships available. Scholarships cannot be deferred to a later year. The deadline for application is 30th June 2014.
Dorothy Nicol Scholarship for Mauritian Students
University of Stirling is offering scholarship for Mauritian students for entry in September 2014. Scholarship of £5,000 towards the maintenance costs of a student will be awarded. In addition, Stirling Management School will fund £5,000 towards the programme fees as part of this Scholarship. The application deadline is 10th June 2014.
Professor Arthur Li Development Scholarship
University of the West of England offers master scholarship for the students from developing Commonwealth countries. Applicants must have achieved the equivalent of a British 1st in their undergraduate degree. One scholarship will be offered for one year. The scholarship will provide full tuition fee. The application deadline is 31st May 2014.
UCL IGH African Graduate Scholarships in UK
UCL Institute for Global Health is offering a small number of graduate scholarships for Mauritian students. Scholarships are awarded for studying MSc in Global Health and Development. Scholarships will be awarded towards tuition fees and living costs while studying at IGH. Applications should be submitted till May 9, 2014.
UNU-ISP PhD Scholarships for Mauritian Students
Scholarships for Mauritian students are available for pursuing PhD degree at United Nations University. A limited number of PhD scholarships (covering tuition fees and living costs) for a maximum of 36 months are available for outstanding applicants from developing countries. Online application deadline is 30th April 2014.
LSE Middle East Centre Emirates Masters Scholarships for Mauritian Students
Scholarships for Mauritian students are available for pursuing master degree at LSE. The scholarships have a value of £30,000 which will cover the full tuition fees with the remainder available to support living costs in London. Three masters scholarships will be offered each year, one of which will be awarded to an applicant from the United Arab Emirates. The application deadline is 28th April 2014.
Wellcome Trust International Engagement Awards
Wellcome Trust is offering awards for research applicants for 2014 intake. Applicants must be or collaborating with a researcher, research group or institution to provide expertise in the area of biomedical science they are exploring. The scholarships will provide up to £30,000 for three years. Applications should be submitted till 18th April 2014.
British Council Scotland Commonwealth Scholarships
Scholarships for Mauritian students are available for literature and creative writing students to attend the summer school. Two 2-week Literature scholarships and one 4-week Creative Writing scholarship will be awarded. This will cover the summer school’s course and accommodation fees. Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic merit and financial need. The application deadline is 21st March 2014.
African Doctoral Dissertation Research Fellowships
Fellowships are available to doctoral students who are within two years of completing their thesis at an African university. Applicants must be undertaking doctoral training at a recognized African university. The ADDRF will award about 20 fellowships in 2014. The fellowship runs for a maximum of four years. Applications will close on March 20, 2014.
University of Groningen Talent Grant
Grant is awarded to students who have been admitted to one of the Faculty of Arts Research Master’s Programmes. Grant is provided in the field of Art History and Archaeology, Classical Medieval and Renaissance Studies and Literary and Cultural Studies. The grant is usually awarded for a maximum of 2 years for a Master’s degree programme. Application should be submitted till 1st March, 2014.
CAS-TWAS President’s Postgraduate Fellowship Programme
Fellowships are available for PhD study and research at the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS), the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) or Institutes of CAS around China. Applicants must hold a master degree before the beginning of the fall semester September, 2014. The application deadline is 28th February 2014.
Call for Researchers: KFPE’s Learning Events Programme
The applications are invited for pursuing research programme. The total available amount of CHF 150’000 will be allocated to 3-4 projects. Applications must show that the proposed learning event is embedded in a research partnership project or programme. Learning events must last from a minimum of 5 days to a maximum of 1 month. The deadline for applications is 28th February 2014.
United Nations University JFUNU Scholarship for Mauritian Students
UNU scholarship is available for pursuing master degree level in Japan. Applicants must have demonstrated commitment to study and understand global issues. Scholarship will be offered for maximum of 24 months. The JFUNU scholarship covers the full tuition fees and provides a monthly allowance of 150,000 JPY for living expenses. The application deadline is 28th February 2014.
TWAS Prizes for Developing Countries’ Scientists
The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) is awarding eight prizes of USD 15,000 each to individual scientists. Selection of the awardees is made on scientific merit and on the recommendations of the selection committees composed of TWAS members. Nominations of women scientists are particularly encouraged. Applications will close on 28th February 2014.
Georg Forster Research Fellowship (HERMES)
The Humboldt Foundation grants up to 80 Georg Forster Research Fellowships for postdoctoral researchers. Fellowships are available for periods of 6-24 months. The fellowship amount per month is 2.650 €. This includes a mobility allowance and a contribution towards health and liability insurance. Applications are accepted from 01.07.2013 until mid 2015.
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