Scholarships for Afghan Students, 2016

Government of Afghanistan has taken various steps to provide quality education to its people after years of war, political conflicts and social unrest. Afghan Ministry of Higher Education used to send 100s of students to various developing and developed nations for higher education. These applicants are sent to study diverse educational fields at higher levels. Primary education in Afghanistan starts with religious learning which is imparted by Maulas, who are in charge of teaching the Quran and mathematics and make the students read and write. Public education is relatively a recent concept in Afghanistan. A great number of national and international organizations spend a good amount to help the Afghan students to upgrade their academic career. UK, Canada, USA, Australia etc all the prominent economies welcome a large number of developing nations’ students annually including Afghans. The scholarships listing below will surely help the students of Afghanistan to select the best suited financial aid for them.

WWF Prince Bernhard Scholarships for Nature Conservation in Switzerland, 2016
Scholarship Provider: WWF, Switzerland
Eligible Students:
Applications from candidates doing multiple-year studies will only be considered if the applicant is applying for support for the last year of studies.
Scholarships are available for pursuing formal studies or professional training.
Award Details:
The maximum amount for any one scholarship under this scheme is CHF 10,000 and preferential consideration is given to requests for less than CHF 10,000.
Application Deadline: 5 January 2016

Dorothy Marchus Senesh Fellowship for Women, 2016-2017
Scholarship Provider: International Peace Research Association Foundation
Eligible Students:
The Dorothy Senesh Fellowships are available to women from developing countries who have completed a Bachelor’s degree
Courses: Fellowships are available for pursuing graduate programme.
Award Details:
The Fellowships provide $5,000 per year for two years for both women, for a total of $10,000 each.
Application Deadline: January 15, 2016

US/Canada Grants for Students of Developing Countries, 2016
Scholarship Provider: Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund
Eligible Students:
Grant is available towards the completion of the degree program in Canada and USA.
Award Details: An MMMF grant covers only a portion of the total costs for an academic year.
Application Deadline: January 16, 2016

Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Scholarships Scheme in UK, 2016
Scholarship Provider: Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Trust and University of Oxford
Eligible Students:
Applicants should be intending to return to your country of ordinary residence once your course is completed.
Courses: Scholarships are available for pursuing full-time graduate degrees at University of Oxford.
Award Details:
The scholarship will cover 100% of University and college fees and a grant for living costs (of at least £14,057). Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.
Application Deadline: 22 January 2016

Louis Dreyfus-Weidenfeld Scholarship in UK, 2016
Scholarship Provider: Louis Dreyfus Foundation and University of Oxford, UK
Eligible Students: Student should be able to demonstrate a connection between your subject of study and your longer-term career objectives.
Scholarships are available for pursuing full time graduate degree at University of Oxford.
Award Details:
The scholarship will cover 100% of University and college fees and a grant for living costs (of at least £14,057). Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.
Application Deadline: 8 or 22 January 2016, depending on your course

United Nations/Japan Long-term Fellowship Programme on Nano-Satellite Technologies
Scholarship Provider: The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs and the Government of Japan
Eligible Students: Be nationals of developing countries or countries with economy in transition; be duly nominated by their institutions.
Courses: Scholarship is available for pursing PhD students.
Award Details: The selected candidates will each receive a grant under Japanese government (Mobukagakusho: MEXT) scholarship (Research Students) of about 145,000 yen per month.
Application Deadline:
24 January 2016

2016 EDCTP-TDR Clinical Research and Development Fellowships
Scholarship Provider: European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) and WHO/TDR.
Eligible Students:
Applicant must be a post-graduate (MSc or PhD) or medical graduate with clinical and/or research experience in infectious diseases.
Courses: Fellowships are available to early to mid-career clinical researchers and key members of clinical trial research teams.
Award Details: The grant covers one economy class return ticket (home – host organisation – home); a monthly stipend; health insurance; an allowance to cover essential educational support materials.
Application Deadline: 28 January 2016 (Stage 1) and 21 July 2016 (Stage 2: Training plan – EDCTP only).

Wellcome Trust International Engagement Awards
Scholarship Provider: Wellcome Trust, UK
Eligible Students:
The scheme is open to a range of potential applicants, including scientists and health researchers, NGOs, educators, artists
Courses: Awards are available for undertaking research projects.
Award Details:
Awards of up to £30,000 will be awarded.
Application Deadline: 19 February 2016 and 19 August 2016

HM King’s and HM Queen’s Scholarships, 2016
Scholarship Provider: Royal Thai Government (RTG), Thailand
Eligible Students:
Applicant must have a good education record in a 4-year undergraduate program wit cGPA above 3.5 or equivalent.
Scholarships are awarded for pursuing master’s degree program at the Asian Institute of Technology.
Award Details: Each scholarship award covers tuition fees, accommodation, and a bursary for living expenses in AIT’s residential campus.
Application Deadline:
31 March 2016

International Space University Scholarship Program in France, 2016
Scholarship Provider: The International Space University, France
Eligible Students:
This financial aid is available for: Applicants from Europe, United States, Canada, Australia, developing countries and from other countries.
Courses: Scholarship is available for MSS, SSP and SH-SSP students.
Award Details: This aid is available to selected applicants, and covers a portion of their tuition fees.
Application Deadline: MSS applicants: 15 March 2016, SSP16 applicants: 30 April 2016 and SH-SSP16 applicants: 30 November 2015

Asia Foundation Development Fellows Program in Asia and USA, 2016
Scholarship Provider: The Asia Foundation
Eligible Students:
Candidate should have a demonstrable record of high achievement, and must show evidence of outstanding potential for professional advancement
Courses: It is a yearlong fellowship program involving intensive learning modules-short courses, conferences and study tours in Asia and the USA.
Award Details: All program expenses are covered, including costs for coursework and programming, airfares and local transportation, lodging and meals, visa fees, and health and accident insurance.
Application Deadline: December 1, 2015

Gerda Henkel Fellowships at New Europe in Romania, 2016
Scholarship Provider: The Gerda Henkel Foundation, Germany
Eligible Students:
Applicant must hold Hold a Ph.D. title in the fields of the humanities and social sciences.
Courses: Fellowships are available for undertaking research projects.
Award Details:
A monthly stipend of 750 € (tax free) to cover living expenses related to the stay in Bucharest
Application Deadline:
December 9, 2015

VLIR-UOS Scholarships for International Master, Belgium
Scholarship Provider: VLIR-UOS, Belgium
Eligible Students:
The maximum age for a ICP candidate is 35 years for an initial masters and 40 years for an advanced masters.
Scholarships are available for pursuing master’s programmes at a Flemish university.
Award Details:
Applicants can apply for incremental funding up to a maximum of € 150.000 (for 2-year / 4 semesters / 120 credits Master programmes)
Application Deadline:
The deadline is different for the different university associations.

2016 Global Change Leaders Program, Canada
Scholarship Provider: The Coady International Institute, St. Francis Xavier University
Eligible Students: Applicant should have a minimum of four years of demonstrated leadership experience in a social or economic development
Courses: It is a seven-week education program at Coady Institute’s International Centre for Women’s Leadership.
Award Details: The Global Change Leaders program provides successful candidates with a full scholarship that includes tuition, travel, accommodations, and meals.
Application Deadline: December 4, 2015

ICO-SAARC One-Year Subspecialty Fellowships in Ophthalmology, 2016
Scholarship Provider: It is co-sponsored by the ICO and the South Asian (SAARC) Academy of Ophthalmology (SAO) and supported by the Fred Hollows Foundation.
Eligible Students:
Applicant must be under 40 years of age at the time of applying.
Courses: Fellowships provide support for one year of training.
Award Details: Local and regional costs, equaling a total of nine months living costs, are covered by the Southasian (SAARC) Academy of Ophthalmology (SAO).
Application Deadline: September 30 each year

East-West Center Graduate Degree Fellowship at University of Hawai in USA, 2016
Scholarship Provider: The East-West Center, USA
Eligible Students:
Applicants submit both the application for East-West Center Graduate Fellowship and the graduate admissions application.
Courses: Fellowships support graduate study (Master’s or Doctoral degree) at the University of Hawai in USA.
Award Details: The graduate degree fellowship covers the cost of tuition and fees, books, housing in an East-West Center dormitory, health insurance, and partial funding toward meals
Application Deadline: November 1, 2015

TWAS-USM Fellowships for Visiting Researchers, 2015
Scholarship Provider: TWAS-Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
Eligible Students:
Candidate must hold a PhD degree in a field of the natural sciences and a regular research assignment with at least five years of postdoctoral research experience.
Courses: Scholarships are available for pursuing advanced research at Universiti Sains Malaysia.
Award Details:
Application Deadline:
15 September 2015

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