Scholarships for Bhutanese Students, 2016

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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.

Wellcome Trust International Engagement Awards
Wellcome Trust is offering awards for research applicants from a low- or middle-income country within Sub-Saharan Africa, South-east Asia or South Asia. The audience for the project, and the engagement activity, must be in a low- or middle-income country within Sub-Saharan Africa, South-east Asia or South Asia that is also eligible for Investigator Awards within the broader remit of the Trust (but also including India). The scheme is open to a range of potential applicants, including scientists and health researchers, NGOs, educators, artists, theater practitioners, and cultural and community organisations. The deadlines for sending expressions of interest for each funding round are: 19 February 2016 and 19 August 2016.

Franklin Mosher Baldwin Memorial Fellowships
The Leakey Foundation is inviting applications for Franklin Mosher Baldwin Memorial Fellowships. These fellowships are intended for scholars and students of a developing country who wish to obtain an advanced degree from an institution outside the student’s home country. It is limited to two years of support. The maximum award is limited to $15,000 per year. The application deadline is February 15 2016.

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 12 November 2015 and full application deadline is 3 February 2016.

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 5 January 2016.

Dorothy Marchus Senesh Fellowship
International Peace Research Association Foundation is awarding up to two Senesh fellowship for women from developing countries. Fellowships are available for applicants who 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. The Fellowships provide $5,000 per year for two years for both women, for a total of $10,000 each. Applications are due by January 15, 2016.

Sadako Ogata Masters Scholarship
University of London is offering masters scholarship for lower and middle income countries students to start their studies in March, 2016. Up to two prestigious scholarships are available to pursue MA in Refugee Protection and Forced Migration Studies. Scholarship covers the ‘whole fee’ for the programme, comprising two Core Module fees, four Elective Module fees, and the two Dissertation modules fees. The application deadline is 18 January, 2016.

EDCTP-TDR Clinical Research and Development
EDCTP and WHO/TDR are jointly implementing clinical fellowships to support researchers and key members of clinical trial research teams from Low and Middle Income Countries (LMICs). WHO/TDR will fund fellows employed by a research institution (home organisation) in any LMICs for placements in pharmaceutical companies and PDPs (host organisations) either in or outside Europe. The application deadlines are 28 January 2016 (Stage 1) and 21 July 2016 (Stage 2: Training plan – EDCTP only).

Jay Jordan IFLA/OCLC Early Career Development Fellowship
This early career development fellowship program provides early career development and continuing education for library and information science professionals from countries with developing economies. Up to five individuals are selected each year for participation in this intensive four-week Fellowship Program based at OCLC’s headquarters in Dublin, Ohio, USA. Fellows visit selected libraries and cultural heritage institutions, meet with leading information professionals and observe OCLC’s governance structure in action. The application deadline is February 12, 2016.

2016 FIG Foundation PhD Scholarships
FIG Foundation is offering PhD scholarships for applicants from low-income, lower-middle or upper-middle income economy. The FIG Foundation will be providing scholarships of up to 4,000 euros to PhD students. Applicant must be studying for a PhD degree and registered solely in a surveying/geomatics academic programme that teaches surveying are eligible to apply. The application deadline is 1 March 2016.

International Climate Protection Fellowships for Bhutanese Students in Germany
Federal Environment Ministry’s (BMU) International Climate Initiative is inviting applications for Fellowships available for young climate experts from developing countries. The fellowship allows future leaders to spend a year in Germany working on a research-based project of their own choice in the field of climate protection and climate-related resource conservation. The closing date for applications is 1 March 2016.

HM King’s and HM Queen’s Scholarships for Bhutanese Students
The Asian Institute of Technology is offering HM King’s and HM Queen’s Scholarships for Asian students to pursue a master’s degree program. King’s Scholarships are available in any of the disciplines offered at School of Engineering and Technology (SET) and School of Management (SOM) and Queen’s scholarships are available in environment-related fields offered at the School of Environment, Resources and Development (SERD), AIT. This full scholarship covers tuition fees, accommodation, and a bursary for living expenses in AIT’s residential campus. The application deadline is 31 March 2016.

IHRP Emerging Scholar Program at Mahidol University
The Institute of Human Rights and Peace Studies (IHRP) of Mahidol University invites applications for emerging scholar program for undertaking Master of Arts in Human Rights (International Program). The scholarship is intended for students from developing countries in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. The scholar will be expected to fulfill all course and thesis requirements within 18 months from commencement of the program. The scholarship allows for reduced tuition and thesis fees (4,200 Baht per credit to 1,200 Baht per credit each term and a 50 % of the cost of the thesis fee). There is no living allowance. The application deadline is March 31, 2016.

MS International Federation McDonald Fellowships for Bhutanese Students in UK
MS International Federation is awarding a number of McDonald Fellowships to young researchers from Bhutan and other emerging countries. Fellowships enable the recipient to travel to an established research institution to work with leading researchers in MS with a view to returning to their own country to establish a programme of MS research. The fellowship consists of a two-year grant, around UK £30,000 per year, to cover travel and living costs, and an additional contribution of UK £2,000 per year to the host institution. The deadline for nominations is 30 June 2016.

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 2016 – 31 August 2017 though longer visits (up to 12 months) are possible. The deadline for applications is 15 december 2015.

IFS Individual Research Grants
Applications are invited from early-career scientists in IFS eligible developing countries to apply for IFS Individual Research Grants.  These grants are open to carry out research projects for a period of up to 3 years. An applicant must have at least an MSc/MA and must do the research project in an IFS eligible country. Grants are awarded on merit basis which amounts up to USD 12,000. The deadline for submission of research grant applications is 31st December 2015.

Japan Foundation for UNU (JFUNU) Scholarship for Bhutanese Students
United Nations University is offering sustainability scholarship for outstanding applicants from Bhutan and other developing countries to undertake MSc programme. The JFUNU scholarship provides a monthly allowance of 150,000 JPY for living expenses for a maximum of 24 months. The tuition fees are fully waived for the scholarship recipients.  The application deadline is 27 February.

3ie Scholarship for Bhutanese Students at University of East Anglia in UK, 2015
University of East Anglia is inviting applications for 3ie scholarship. One 3ie scholarship is available for applicants from Bhutan and less developed countries who apply for a place on the Msc Impact Evaluation for International Development. The Scholarship covers £10,000 of the course tuition fee and one return economy flight. The application deadline is 30 May.

TWAS Research Grants Programme in Basic Sciences (Consortia) for Bhutanese, 2015
Applications are invited for TWAS research grants available for a period of 18 months. Grants are awarded to high-level promising research projects in biology, chemistry, mathematics and physics carried out by research consortia in the 81 S&T-lagging countries identified by TWAS. Applications from women scientists and those working in Least Developed Countries are especially encouraged. Research Grants to research consortia amount to a maximum of USD20,000. The deadline for receiving applications is 31 August.

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.

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 1st October.

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 7 December.

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.

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 application deadlines are 31 March and 30 September.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 14th February .

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 3rd February.

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 30 November.

Vavilov–Frankel Fellowship for Bhutanese Students
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 28th February.

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