Scholarships for Bhutanese Students, 2014

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View the latest bulletin of scholarships for Bhutanese and learn about several funding options. Large number of Bhutanese can look forward to a variety of scholarship announcements by international and local institutions right here in this particular section. In this post, Bhutanese nationals can locate the most excellent financial aid packages and apply for their desired fields of study. Eminent scholarship providers like Wellcome Trust, University of Glasgow, Kasetsart University, POGO, University of Edinburgh, IDRC and further more are awarding scholarships and grants exclusively to students qualified from Bhutan. We have thousands of scholarship programs in our database that are specifically tailored to the needs of Bhutanese students supporting them to pursue their education at different degree levels. Try out these new scholarship offers by following below mentioned links of financial resources and apply as per the coming deadlines.

TÜBITAK Graduate Scholarship Programme
Scholarship for Bhutanese students is available for pursuing graduate degree (master and doctoral). Applicants must be 30 years old or younger for the MSc/MA programs and 35 years old or younger for the PhD programs on the first day of the application period. Maximum duration for the scholarship is 2 years for the Masters and 4 years for the PhD program. Application period is 4 August 2014 to 12 September 2014.

Asian Women in Business Scholarship Fund
Applications are invited for Asian Women in Business (AWIB) scholarship for Bhutanese students. Applicants must be enrolled full-time in an accredited four-year undergraduate institution in the US at the time of application and award. Each scholarship will be $2,500. Application should be submitted till September 15, 2014.

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.

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.

MBA Scholarships for Bhutanese Students
University of Glasgow is offering MBA scholarships for Bhutanese students commencing in September 2014. The value of each scholarship is £5,000. The criteria for the scholarships are academic excellence and personal achievement. Applicants will be evaluated on the basis of their application for admission. The application deadline is 1 July 2014.

Janssen Phamaceutica Scholarships for Bhutanese Students
King’s College London & the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine are offering international scholarships for pursuing MSc in Global Mental Health. Each scholarship will cover full overseas tuition fees and a living expense stipend of £14,000. A strong preference will be given to applicants who are nationals of and have been ordinarily resident in low- and middle-income countries (as defined by the World Bank) for the last three years. Consideration will also be given to exceptional applicants from other backgrounds. The application deadline is 1st May 2014.

UNU-ISP PhD Scholarships for Bhutanese Students
Scholarships for Bhutanese 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.

Arturo Falaschi ICGEB Postdoctoral Fellowships for Developing Countries
International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) of the Open University, UK is inviting applications for postdoctoral fellowship at the ICGEB laboratories located in Trieste and Monterotondo (Italy), New Delhi (India) and Cape Town (South Africa). Applicants must be nationals of an ICGEB member state and may not apply for fellowships to be undertaken in the country of their origin. Italian/Indian/South African nationals who are resident abroad may apply for fellowships to ICGEB Trieste/New Delhi/Cape Town respectively and must provide evidence that they are working/living abroad. The deadline of submission is 30th April 2014.

Masters Scholarships for Bhutanese Students
Scholarships for Bhutanese students are available for pursuing master degree level at Kasetsart University. Scholarships include tuition fee and monthly research assistant stipend including research expenditure and health insurance. Scholarships are available for two consecutive academic years of full-time graduate enrollment. Application deadline is April 30, 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 you are exploring.  The scholarships will provide up to £30,000 for three years. Applications should be submitted till 18th April 2014.

POGO Fellowships for Bhutanese Students
Fellowships are available for on-board training on an Atlantic Meridional Transect (AMT) Cruise. Fellowship will be awarded for a period of two months (12th August to 28th November 2014). Candidates should be available to participate for the full period. The deadline for applications for the 2014 fellowship is 16th April 2014.

Edinburgh Global Development Academy Masters Scholarships for Bhutanese Students
Scholarships for Bhutanese students are available for pursuing masters’ degree level at University of Edinburgh. Applicants must have or expect to obtain, a UK first class or 2:1 Honours degree at undergraduate level or the international equivalent. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit. Online application deadline is 11 April 2014.

IDRC Doctoral Research Awards for Bhutanese Students
IDRC offers research awards for Canadians and developing countries’ students for pursuing doctoral studies at a Canadian university. These awards are intended for field research in one or more developing countries. Students must have completed coursework and passed comprehensive exams before taking up the award. Approximately 20 to 25 awards are offered per competition and will cover justifiable field research expenses up to CA$20,000 a year. The application deadline is April 2, 2014.

Wellcome Trust Doctoral Studentships for Developing Countries
Wellcome Trust is providing very small numbers of doctoral studentships in the field of medical humanities. This scheme enables scholars to undertake up to three years of full-time research leading to a doctoral degree at a university in the UK or Republic of Ireland. Researchers from low- and middle-income countries can apply for the studentships. Application should be submitted till 2 April 2014.

HM King’s and HM Queen’s Scholarships for Bhutanese Students
Scholarships for Bhutanese students are available for pursuing masters’ degree at Asian Institute of Technology (AIT). Full scholarships will be awarded for entire period of 22- month master degree program. Queen Scholarships are awarded in environmental-related field offered at the School of Environment, Resources and Development (SERD), AIT. Application should be submitted till 31st March 2014.

CAS-TWAS President’s Postgraduate Fellowship Programme
Applications are invited for CAS-TWAS President’s Postgraduate Fellowship Programme from the citizens of developing countries other than China. Applicants must be maximum age of 35 years on 31 December 2014. Up to 140 students will be awarded per year. The funding duration of the fellowship is 4 years. The application deadline is 28th March 2014.

Marshal Papworth Scholarships for Bhutanese Students
Marshal Papworth Trust is offering scholarships for Bhutanese students. The scholarships are available for pursuing postgraduate and a short course programmes. Scholarships are provided in the fields of Sustainable Development, Waste Management, International Horticulture, but will consider more general courses such as Project Management and Economic Development. MSc & MA scholarships vary in value from £14,500 to £21,500 depending on location and chosen university/College. The scholarships are designed to fund the majority of tuition fees, living expenses and travel costs. Applications will close on 24th March 2014.

International Climate Protection Fellowships for Developing Countries
Federal Environment Ministry’s (BMU) is funding International Climate Protection Fellowships for Non European and developing countries’ applicants. Up to 20 International Climate Protection Fellowships are granted annually for a period of one year in Germany. Fellowships are available for prospective leaders to conduct a research-based project in the field of climate protection and climate-related resource conservation during a one-year stay in Germany. Funding covers fellowship amount per month which includes a mobility lump sum and a contribution towards health and liability insurance. Online application will be submitted by 15 March 2014.

BOF Doctoral Scholarships for Bhutanese Students
University of Ghent is offering doctoral scholarships for Bhutanese students in Belgium. Scholarships are awarded to PhD students from developing countries who wish to carry out their PhD research at Ghent University. Half of the PhD research is carried out in the university and half in a developing country (home country). For the remaining part of PhD Research student must prove that they will be financed at their home country (e.g. local scholarship or salary). Application should be submitted till March 4, 2014.

RNTC Fellowships for Developing Countries’ Students
RNTC is offering fellowships for developing countries’ students. RNTC’s Fellowships are available for professional journalists, programme-makers, broadcast trainers and managers. RNTC Fellowships are unlike NFP fellowships Partial: they cover the course fee (up to 50%), not the costs for travel and accommodation. The fellowships will be awarded on academic and professional merit. Deadline differs for courses.

Early Career Development Fellowship for Developing Countries
The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) and OCLC are offering Jay Jordan IFLA/OCLC Early Career Development Fellowship for Developing Countries Applicants. This fellowship is available for early career development and continuing education for library and information science professionals. Applicants must have a qualifying degree in library or information science. Normally a PhD is not considered a qualifying degree, because the Fellowship program is targeted for early career librarians. The application deadline is February 14, 2014.

Netherlands Fellowship Programmes
Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs under the budget for development cooperation is offering Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP) for developing country applicants. NFP offers fellowships for master’s, PhD and short courses. Applicants can apply for Master’s degree programmes and short courses in the application period of December 2013- February 2014. Scholarship covers your costs of living, the costs of tuition fees, visas, travel and insurance. Application should be submitted till 4th February 2014.

Mathematics Research Fellowships for Bhutanese Students
The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) is offering a small number of Mathematics Research Fellowships for mathematicians from developing countries to pursue their own research using the ICTP facilities and interacting with other mathematicians. Visiting fellows must have a PhD in mathematics prior to the start of their Fellowship. Women are particularly encouraged to apply. Fellowships are awarded for short visits to ICTP (typically between 1 to 3 months) during the period: 1 September 2014 – 31 August 2015 though longer visits (up to 12 months) are possible. The deadline for applications is 15 January 2014.

Dorothy Marchus Senesh Fellowships for Women
International Peace Research Association Foundation offers graduate fellowships for Women in the USA. Fellowships are provided in the field of Peace and Development Studies. The Dorothy Senesh Fellowship is available to women from developing countries that have completed a Bachelor’s degree, who have been accepted into a graduate program and whose graduate work is to be focused on issues related to the goals of IPRA. Every other year (beginning in 1990) one woman receives school expenses in the amount of $5,000 per year for two years.  The application deadline is January 15, 2014.

The Distance Learner Online MPH Scholarship for Bhutanese Students
Online is offering two online MPH scholarships for Bhutanese students in the USA. The purpose of the merit-based Distance Learner Online MPH Scholarship is to help public health students pay for the costs of their education. It may be awarded to anyone who is currently enrolled or will enroll in the next six months in a graduate level, online master of public health program. Total offer is of $1000. 00. These are merit-based scholarships to deserving online MPH candidates for each calendar year. The application deadline is January 15th, 2014.

WWF Prince Bernhard Scholarships for Bhutanese Students
WWF is offering nature conservation scholarships for Bhutanese students to pursue short-term professional training or formal studies in Switzerland. Applicants from Africa, Asia/Pacific, Latin America & Caribbean, Eastern Europe & Middle East are eligible, including WWF staff or candidates working as partners with WWF can also apply for this scholarship. Training scholarship amount includes course fees, books, travel and living expenses. Mid career training up to a maximum of one year are offered. Application deadline is 11 January 2014.

IARC Postdoctoral Fellowships for Training in Cancer Research
The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) of World Health Organization is offering postdoctoral fellowships for junior scientists who intend to pursue a career in cancer research and wish to complete their training at the IARC in Lyon, France working in a research Group. Applicants are eligible from any country. However, applicants from low- and medium-resource countries are encouraged to apply. The fellowship is awarded for a period of two years. Candidates are required to have finished their doctoral degree (PhD) within five years of the closing date for application, or be in the final phase of completing their doctoral degree. Deadline for application is 31 December 2013.

Vavilov–Frankel Fellowship for Bhutanese Students, 2014
Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) is funding research fellowship grant for outstanding scientists from developing countries to carry out research on the conservation and use of agricultural and forest biodiversity. The length of research is 12 months and fellowship covers equipment, bench fees, supplies, travel, stipend/subsistence for living expenses, literature and documentation, and other relevant research costs. Applicant must hold masters degree. Online application must be reached by 15 December 2013.

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Sneha Asanani

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