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University of the South Pacific Regional Disability Scholarship in Fiji, 2019

The University of the South Pacific offers scholarships to Students with Disability to study the undergraduate & postgraduate degree program.

The University of the South Pacific is the perfect environment to develop your leadership skills and interests. You might raise money for charity, design a solar car or lead your residence hall soccer team to a championship.

The purpose of the Scholarship is to encourage and reward the study of undergraduate & postgraduate at The University of the South Pacific.

Scholarship Description:

  • Application Deadline: October 31, 2018
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue undergraduate & postgraduate degree program.
  • Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to all the subjects offered by the university
  • Scholarship Award: The scholarship will cover the full tuition fees.
  • Number of Scholarships: Not known
  • Nationality: The scholarships are available for the students of Cook Islands, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Niue, Samoa, Tokelau, Tuvalu, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Vanuatu and other parts of Fiji except for Suva.
  • Scholarship can be taken in Fiji

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

  • Eligible Countries: The scholarships are available for the students of Cook Islands, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Niue, Samoa, Tokelau, Tuvalu, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Vanuatu and other parts of Fiji except for Suva.
  • Entrance Requirements: The applicant must meet the following criteria:
  1. Satisfies the USP Admission and Program Requirements.
  2. Be living in Cook Islands, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Niue, Samoa, Tokelau, Tuvalu, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Vanuatu and other parts of Fiji except for Suva.
  3. Provide a letter from a recognized disability service provider or doctor which clearly states the disability of the applicant.
  4. Applicant must demonstrate academic potential to complete the program within the scholarship period. Should not be currently under another scholarship at the time of application.
  5. The Scholarship does not cover self-funding program such as Preliminary Studies, Foundation studies or Pacific TAFE program, MBA or PhD Program.
  6. Have financial difficulty to finance graduate university education and,
  7. Have leadership/community giveback experience or potential.

Application Procedure:

How to Apply: Submit the application form online by 31, October 2018. All applicants must complete the Regional Disability Scholarship Supplementary Form and submit together with their application.

Application form

Scholarship Link

Staffordshire University Scholarships for Commonwealth Students in UK, 2019

The Staffordshire  University is offering prestigious scholarships for Commonwealth students. These scholarships are available for new recruits to the MA International Relations and MA International Policy and Diplomacy.

The Commonwealth Scholarship Commission aims to contribute to the UK’s international development and wider overseas interests. Candidates are selected on the basis of merit and their potential to contribute to the needs of their home countries.

Staffordshire University is a university in Staffordshire, England. It has one main campus based in the city of Stoke-on-Trent and three other campuses; in Stafford, Lichfield, and Shrewsbury.

The candidate should have a very good command of the English language. Therefore, the application should be written in English.

Scholarship Description:

  • Application Deadline: June 20, 2019
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available for new recruits to the MA programme.
  • Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in the field of International Relations and international policy and Diplomacy.
  • Scholarship Award: The scholarships, which cover tuition fees and provide an additional £1,500 for resources such as laptops or books, are available until 20 June to candidates who receive a firm acceptance offer from Staffordshire University.
  • Nationalities: Applicants must be from one the eligible Commonwealth countries below: Bangladesh ,Cameroon, The Gambia , Ghana ,Guyana, India, Kenya, Kiribati, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Samoa, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu, Zambia.
  • Number of Scholarships: The University has secured five Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships.
  • Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility for the Scholarship: 

  • Eligible Countries: Applicants must be from one the eligible Commonwealth countries below: Bangladesh ,Cameroon, The Gambia , Ghana ,Guyana, India, Kenya, Kiribati, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Samoa, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu, Zambia
  • Entrance Requirements: Applicants must apply to either the MA International Relations or MA International Policy and Diplomacy at Staffordshire University then apply for a scholarship via the Commonwealth website before 20 June.
  • English Language Requirements: The candidate should have a very good command of the English language. Therefore, the application should be written in English.

Application Procedure:

How to Apply:

Applicants must apply to either the MA International Relations or MA International Policy and Diplomacy at Staffordshire University then apply for a scholarship via the Commonwealth website  before 20 June.

Online Application

Scholarship Link

USP Fully Funded Commonwealth Master’s Scholarships in the South Pacific, 2018

The new Commonwealth Master’s Scholarships in the South Pacific is available for citizens of a Commonwealth country other than the 12 countries in which USP has campuses. The scholarship provides full tuition fees, a return economy flight, an arrival allowance and a regular stipend (living allowance).

The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) is the world’s first and oldest international university network, established in 1913. Its mission is to promote and support excellence in higher education for the benefit of individuals and societies throughout the Commonwealth and beyond.

Scholarship Description: 

  • Applications Deadline: July 13, 2018
  • Course Level: Scholarship is available to pursue Master degree programme.
  • Study Subject: All Master’s courses offered by USP. Course information can be found on the USP website.
  • Scholarship Award: The Scholarships
  1. One scholarship is available, starting in February 2019
  2. The scholarship provides full tuition fees, a return economy flight, an arrival allowance and a regular stipend (living allowance)
  3. The scholarship is for Master’s study only and is not applicable to distance learning courses
  4. The scholarship is for new students only and cannot be used to fund a course you have already started
  5. No additional funding will be provided for applicants with families
  6. The scholarship is for a maximum of two years.
  • Nationality: Applicants must be a citizen of a Commonwealth country other than the 12 countries in which USP has campuses: Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Niue, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu.
  • Number of Scholarships: One scholarship is available, starting in February 2019.
  • Scholarship can be taken in South Pacific (USP has campuses in 12 Pacific island countries: Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Niue, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu).

Eligibility for the Scholarship: 

Eligible Countries: Applicants must be a citizen of a Commonwealth country other than the 12 countries in which USP has campuses: Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Niue, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu.

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Applicants must be a citizen of a Commonwealth country other than the 12 countries in which USP has campuses: Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Niue, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu.
  • Applicants must hold a Bachelors degree of at least upper secondary level.

English Language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.

Master Scholarship

Application Procedure: 

How to Apply: Download this application form, and complete it in as much detail as possible.

As well as the application form, applicants must submit the following:

  • High school certificates
  • Undergraduate transcripts and graduation certificate
  • At least one academic reference
  • The scan of passport or national ID card
  • Proof of English language ability if English is not your first language
  • University offer letter for the course you have applied for if you already have one

Please submit all the required documents by email to international-at-usp.ac.fj.

Scholarship Link

Government of Australia Fully Funded MSc Fellowships at World Maritime University, 2018

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority is announcing applications for 10 new fellowships for qualified applicants from the South Pacific to join WMU’s 14-month MSc in Maritime Affairs programme.

A limited number of fellowships to provide financial support to students are given each year by a range of international donors. All WMU programmes of study are designed to respond to the current needs of the maritime industry through a balance of academic study and practical experience.

The World Maritime University (WMU) in Malmö, Sweden is a postgraduate maritime university founded in 1983 by the International Maritime Organization (IMO), a specialized agency of the United Nations. The aim of WMU is to further enhance the objectives and goals of IMO and IMO member States around the world through education, research, and capacity building to ensure safe, secure, and efficient shipping on clean oceans. WMU is truly an organization by and for the international maritime community.

Scholarship Description: 

  • Applications Deadline: Applications can be submitted at any time; there are no cut-off dates.
  • Course Level: Fellowships are available to pursue MSc programme.
  • Study Subject: Fellowships are awarded to learn 14-month MSc in Maritime Affairs programme.

WMU offers a postgraduate programme in Maritime Affairs, leading to a Master of Science or a Postgraduate Diploma, in the following specializations:

  1. Maritime Education & Training
  2. Maritime Energy Management  
  3. Maritime Law & Policy
  4. Maritime Safety & Environmental Administration
  5. Ocean Sustainability, Governance & Management
  6. Port Management
  7. Shipping Management & Logistics

MSc students benefit from a unique programme of global field studies at host organizations such as shipping companies, ports authorities, maritime administrations, and other governmental and non-governmental           organizations, throughout the world. The cooperation of an enormous range of global institutions offers a unique opportunity to experience the application of the latest theories and technologies in real-life maritime situations, and to forge bonds with a global network of maritime professionals.

The programme varies each year and by specialization. Examples of previous destinations are listed below.
        Maritime Education & Training universities/institutions in Norway, the Philippines, the Netherlands, EMSA (Lisbon) and IMO (London)
        Maritime Energy Management Turkey (Istanbul), Sweden, IMO (London), Norway, Italy and Denmark
        Maritime Law & Policy the ICJ (the Hague) or ITLOS (Hamburg), Chile, BIMCO (Copenhagen) and IMO (London)
        Maritime Safety & Environmental AdministrationTurkey (Istanbul), Republic of Korea, Germany, IMO (London), Argentina, Chile and Denmark
        Ocean Sustainability, Governanace & Management Finland, Germany, Malta and the Netherlands
        Port Management Singapore, Poland, Sweden, Denmark, Germany (Hamburg) and other major ports
        Shipping Management & Logistics Greece, Sweden (Gothenburg), UK (London) and Germany (Hamburg) as well as other major shipping destinations.

  • Scholarship Award: Paying the full fellowship fee of $57,700 includes accommodation provided by WMU, a monthly living allowance, and an airline ticket home at the end of the programme.
  • Nationality: The Australian Fellowships are open to maritime professionals employed by the Governments of Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Solomon Islands, Cook Islands, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Kiribati, Nauru, Tonga and Samoa.
  • Number of Scholarships: Up to 10 fellowships are available. Five fellowships are available to candidates joining the Class of 2019 in September 2018, and a further five for candidates joining the Class of 2020 in September 2019.
  • Scholarship can be taken at Various locations

Eligibility for the Scholarship: 

Eligible Countries: These fellowships are open for applicants from South Pacific Regions:

Cook Islands Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu.

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet the following criteria:

WMU admits students who are already established in careers in the maritime field. The Admissions Board will consider only those applicants who meet the following general entrance requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline, or an equivalent university qualification

or

  • The highest grade certificate of competency for unrestricted service as master mariner or chief engineer, or equivalent maritime qualifications

and

  • Substantial, directly relevant professional experience
  • Competence in English language, demonstrated by an internationally recognized standard test (See the full English language requirements on the next page)
  • Computer competence (at least the ability to use Microsoft Office)

Solid computer skills are essential since students are required to use computers from the beginning of the first semester to write their examination answers, complete assignments, and carry out research and other projects. Applicants who lack computer and keyboard skills cannot be accepted. From the group of applicants who meet these general entrance requirements, the Admissions Board will select only the best-qualified candidates, taking into account all their qualifications and achievements.

Additional Entrance Requirements: Accelerated Programme

In addition to meeting the requirements outlined above, applicants for advanced standing must demonstrate they have already covered the content of the first semester of the standard programme. The additional qualifications required are:

  • A postgraduate qualification in an area directly relevant to the specialization the student intends to follow
  • Senior level, directly relevant professional experience
  • Proficiency in English without attending the English and Study Skills Programme, and with an appropriate score in the writing skills section of the test. The tests and marks required are specified under “English language requirements”
  • Excellent IT skills

Applicants to the accelerated programme must supply detailed transcripts from their undergraduate and postgraduate study. In lieu of transcripts detailed syllabi, the marks gained, and a full academic reference must be supplied.

Special Information for South African Applicants

Applicants from South Africa can seek funding for their studies from TETA, the Transport Education and Training Authority.

English Language Requirements: The English and Study Skills Programme (ESSP) is for anyone who needs to communicate more effectively in English in the maritime field. ESSP students are typically:

  • WMU students enrolled in the ESSP as a condition of entry into the MSc programme
  • WMU students who elect to take the ESSP in preparation for the MSc programme
  • Non-WMU students who wish to upgrade their professional and academic English communication skills in the maritime context.

Test Requirements: All applicants to the University must submit an internationally recognized English language proficiency test. Acceptable tests include IELTS, TOEFL, Cambridge examinations, and GCE O-levels in English language. Other tests are accepted by the Admissions Board only under exceptional circumstances; applicants should check with the Registry in such cases.

Application Procedure: 

How to Apply: All candidates must apply electronically. Paper applications are not accepted.

Applications for admission to the MSc in Maritime Affairs should be submitted online via the self service portal:

Note 1: Please create only ONE account and submit only ONE application.

Note 2: All supporting documentation should be completed prior to filling out the online form

So files can be directly uploaded within the application.

Apply Online

In the event that you are unable to apply online, please use this pdf form and email the form, and all supporting documentation, to MSc-at-wmu.se  

Scholarship Link

2018 UN-OHRLLS Voices of a Brighter Future Competition Fully Funded to Lisbon, Portugal

The Voices of a Brighter Future competition (the Competition) is being carried out by the United Nations Office of the High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States (here forth referred to as UN-OHRLLS).

Qualifying Entrants

1. To qualify to enter the Competition you must be a national born in one of the 47 Least Developed Countries (LDCs). The list of LDCs can be found at the end of this document or at the following link: http://bit.ly/2v4Oawy. Submissions from nationals of non-LDC countries will not be considered.
2. Employees of the United Nations and their immediate families, as well as persons connected with the Competition and their immediate families, are not eligible to enter the Competition.
3. By entering the Competition, you hereby warrant that all information submitted by you is true, current and complete. The UN-OHRLLS reserves the right to verify the eligibility of all entrants.
4. The UN-OHRLLS reserves the right to disqualify any entrant if it has reasonable grounds to believe the entrant has breached any of the Terms and Conditions of the Competition.

Competition Entries

5. Only one submission per journalist is allowed. Journalists must be affiliated with a recognized media outlet and submit a Reference from said outlet.

6. All submissions must be made through the Competition Application Form at the following link: https://goo.gl/forms/3CwATs71nrA5S4803

7. At no stage in the Competition will there be a fee charged for entry.

8. Stories should focus exclusively on one or more LDCs and must have been published between 16 August 2017 and 16 March 2018 and distributed by a recognized news outlet in an LDC. Submissions outside of the Competition dates will not be considered.

9. Submissions can include print (also see paragraph 11.), radio and video. (For print – 1,400 word maximum, radio, and video of maximum 10 minutes. all photos should be accompanied by captions).

10. Print stories need to be accompanied by a minimum of three photographs. Please credit the photographer. A photographer other than the main entrant will not be considered as a separate entrant in the competition. Full credit must be given for accompanying photos, which are not the work of the submitting journalist.

11. Stories can be submitted in any language. Stories in languages other than English and French must be accompanied by an English translation.

12. Please submit both a URL link to the story that has been published/ broadcast and the original file of the story in either: word, pdf, mp4, mp3, WAV.

List of the 47 Least Developed Countries:
Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Kiribati, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Niger, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tuvalu, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Vanuatu, Yemen, and Zambia.

Submissions must have been published or broadcast between 16 August 2017 and March 16, 2018. Please read the guidelines for submissions in full.

Scholarship Link

Sharifah Sofia Albukhary Undergraduate Scholarship at University of York in UK, 2018/2019

The University of York is currently accepting applications for Sharifah Sofia Albukhary Scholarship for the year 2018/19. Students must hold a conditional or unconditional offer for a full-time three-year undergraduate course at York.

The University of York is a collegiate plate glass research university located in the city of York, England. Established in 1963, the campus university has expanded to more than thirty departments and centers, covering a wide range of subjects.

If English is not your first language then you will need to show that your English language skills are at a high enough level to succeed in your studies.

Scholarship Description: 

  • Application Deadline: April 30, 2018
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue undergraduate programme.
  • Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to learn any of the subjects offered by the university.
  • Scholarship Award: The scholarship provides: up to £20,000 over three years. This amount is variable and is based on the individual student’s financial need.
  • Number of Scholarships: Up to ten scholarships are available.
  • Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

Eligible Countries: Students from one of the following countries are eligible to apply:

Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Dem. Rep Of The Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Kenya, Kiribati, Lao People’s Dem. Republic, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malaysia, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Niger, Rwanda, Sao Tome And Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tuvalu, Uganda, United Rep. Of Tanzania, Vanuatu, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

Entrance Requirements: To be considered for the scholarship you must:

  • Be from one of the following countries
  • Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Dem. Rep Of The Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Kenya, Kiribati, Lao People’s Dem. Republic, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malaysia, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Niger, Rwanda, Sao Tome And Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tuvalu, Uganda, United Rep. Of Tanzania, Vanuatu, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
  • Hold a conditional or unconditional offer for a full-time three-year undergraduate course at York.

English Language Requirements: If English is not your first language then you will need to show that your English language skills are at a high enough level to succeed in your studies.

Undergraduate Scholarships

Application Procedure: 

How to Apply: You must apply online for this scholarship.

Online Application

Scholarship Link

Fund Networking Research Grants for Developing Countries in UK, 2018

­ The Academy of Medical Sciences in partnership with the British Academy, the Royal Academy of Engineering, and the Royal Society, is proud to offer GCRF (Global Challenges Research Fund) Networking Grants for the applicants of developing countries and the UK.

The GCRF is an initiative that aims to support cutting-edge interdisciplinary research that addresses the global issues faced by developing countries. The key goal of the Networking Grants is to bring together novel combinations of perspectives to identify key areas for future research to address the global challenges, inform thinking of how these might be addressed, and build the capacities and relationships required to support this.

The British Academy is the UK’s national body for the humanities and social sciences – the study of peoples, cultures, and societies, past, present and future.

Scholarship Description:

  • Application Deadline: March 21, 2018
  • Course Level: Grants are available to pursue Research.
  • Study Subject: The Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) is a £1.5 billion fund, which supports cutting-edge research and innovation on global issues affecting developing countries. It harnesses the expertise of the UK’s world-leading researchers, focusing on:
  • Funding challenge-led disciplinary and interdisciplinary research
  • Strengthening capability for research, innovation and knowledge exchange in the UK and developing countries through partnership with excellent UK research and researchers
  • Providing an agile response to emergencies where there is an urgent research or on-the-ground need.
  • Scholarship Award: The awards provide up to £25,000 over 1 year to hold networking events, supporting collaborations between developing countries and the UK looking at global challenges.
  • Nationality: Students from Developing countries are eligible to apply.
  • Number of Scholarships: Numbers not given.
  • Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility for the Scholarship: 

Eligible Countries: Students from Developing countries and the UK (Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burma, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African, Republic Chad, Chile, People’s Republic of China, Colombia, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, Costa Rica, Ivory Coast, Croatia, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, The Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea, Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Indonesia, India, Iran, Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Lithuania, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico,  Federated States of Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Samoa, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint- Vincent and the Grenadines, South Sudan, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Timor Leste, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia and Zimbabwe) are eligible to apply for this grant.

Entrance Requirements: To be eligible for this scholarship you must meet the following requirements:

Applications should focus on building a collaborative network and therefore should be submitted jointly by a lead overseas researcher from a developing country and a lead researcher based in the UK.

To be eligible to apply, both applicants must:

  • Have completed a PhD or have to experience at an equivalent level
  • Have proven research experience in their field
  • Hold a permanent position at an eligible institution (in the UK or a DAC-listed country), or a fixed term contract for the duration of the award

Lead applicants must not be affiliated with a private or commercial organization. Applications will not be considered if there is more than one UK co-applicant or an overseas applicant not from a DAC-listed country.

This grant forms part of the UK’s Official Development Assistance (ODA), which promotes economic development and welfare in developing countries. In order for applications to be eligible for this grant, applicants must clearly show that their proposal’s aims are in-line with those of the ODA. These include strengthening global peace and security, promoting global prosperity and tackling extreme poverty. The delivery partners for this scheme have provided some ODA guidance for applicants, which can be downloaded from the right side of this page.

Projects must start between 1 July 2018 and 30 September 2018, and the funding will last for one year. Full details of eligibility for this scheme are outlined in the guidance, which can be downloaded from the right side of this page when the scheme is open for applications. Please read this carefully before submitting an application.

English Language Requirements: The candidate should have a very good command of the English language.

Developing Countries Scholarships

Application Procedure: 

How to Apply: There will be two funding rounds in 2018, with the first Selection Panel meeting in May.

Applications are invited from researchers affiliated to institutions in DAC-listed countries in collaboration with researchers within eligible UK higher education institutions (HEIs).

You will need to apply for the programme using the Academy’s online grant management system: Flexi-Grant. We do not require a hard-copy to be sent by post. You can download a sample of the application form and the guidance notes from the right-hand side of this page when a round is open for applications. To keep up to date with news and round openings please follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

Scholarship Link

International Master of Public Health Scholarships at Hebrew University of Jerusalem in Israel, 2018

­The Hebrew University of Jerusalem is currently accepting applications for a limited number of scholarships for International Master of Public Health Program. The one-year APHEA-accredited English-language IMPH Program provides its trainees with tools for examining public health challenges and formulating relevant responses at the institutional, community and national level.

The overall objective of our Program is to provide knowledge of the theory and practice of public health and community medicine for those either currently engaged in this field or planning to do so in the future.

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, founded in 1918 and opened officially in 1925, is Israel’s premier university as well as it’s leading research institution. The Hebrew University is ranked internationally among the 100 leading universities in the world and first among Israeli universities. The Hebrew University strives for excellence, an integral element in its academic life.

 Scholarship Description: 

  • Application Deadline: March 29, 2018
  • Course Level: Scholarship is available to pursue Master degree programme.
  • Study Subject: Scholarship is awarded to learn international master of the public health programme.
  • We will work toward helping you develop knowledge and skills in the following areas:
  • Epidemiology, research methods, and biostatistics
  • Health administration, health economics, and health systems
  • Public health practice, planning, administration and evaluation
  • Planning and conducting research projects
  • Diagnosis of the state of health of communities
  • Design and implementation of community-based health programs
  • Control of communicable diseases
  • Environmental, industrial and occupational health
  • Sociological and behavioural determinants of health
  • Nutrition in public health, food security, and combating malnutrition
  • Scholarship Award: A limited number of scholarships are available for selected students from lower-income and small-island-countries. These scholarships cover virtually all costs related to participation in the Program including tuition, housing, basic living expenses, medical insurance, social/cultural activities, administration fees, and textbooks. Outstanding applicants may also be eligible for additional travel awards.

Scholarship support is not available for students from high-income countries. The cost of participation in the IMPH program for non-scholarship students is 100,000 New Israeli Shekels (NIS). All payments must be made in Israeli currency or foreign currency based on the official exchange rate on the day of payment. This sum covers tuition, medical insurance, social/cultural activities, administrative fees, and textbooks. Rent and living expenses are not included.

  • Nationality: Students from lower-income and small-island-countries.
  • Number of Scholarships: A limited number of scholarships are provided annually by MASHAV, the Pears Foundation, British Friends of Hebrew University, American Friends of Hebrew University, Hadassah Medical Organization and other donors for selected candidates from lower-income developing regions, countries in transition and small-island-countries.
  • Scholarship can be taken in Israel

Eligibility for the Scholarship: 

Eligible Countries: A limited number of scholarships are available for selected students from lower-income and small-island-countries.

Lower and Middle Income Countries: Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, American Samoa, Angola, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde* (Capo Verde), Central African Republic, Chad, China, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Dem. Rep., Congo, Rep., Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire, Cuba, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Arab Rep., El Salvador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, Gambia, The Georgia, Ghana, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Islamic Rep., Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Korea, Dem Rep., Kosovo, Kyrgyz Republic, Lao PDR, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Macedonia, FYR, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Fed. Sts., Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Romania, Rwanda, Samoa, São Tomé and Principe, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Syrian Arab Republic, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tonga, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, RB, Vietnam, West Bank and Gaza, Yemen, Rep., Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Small-island-countries: Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, the Federated States of, Nauru, Palau, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu.

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have met the following requirements:

To be eligible for the IMPH Program you must hold an academic degree (BA/BSc, MA/MSc, MD) in medicine, dentistry, nursing, another allied health field, or in one of the basic biological or social sciences relevant to health from a recognized university. Diploma/Advanced Diploma degrees are not recognized as academic degrees by Hebrew University.

Applicants who hold only a bachelor’s degree must have obtained an overall grade point average (GPA) of at least 75% in their undergraduate studies. Practical experience in public health is taken into account as well as academic achievement. Students must have a command of basic computing skills.

English Language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

Israel Scholarship

Application Procedure: 

How to Apply: Applications must be submitted online and include the following documents listed below. All documents should be labelled with the file name. Do not upload zip files.

  1. Completed application form.
  2. Copy of an academic degree certificate and valid transcripts (for all degrees), including transcripts for all transfer credits. If transcripts are not in English, submit official translations and original.
  3. Applicants from countries where English is not the language of instruction must present results of an English language proficiency exam from a recognized language-instruction institute. Applicants who have previously studied at an institution where English is the language of instruction do not need to submit proof of English proficiency.
  4. Medical report attesting to the applicant’s good health signed by a physician. Please note, medical insurance does not cover dental care and expenses arising from pre-existing conditions and other health conditions/procedures.
  5. Curriculum Vitae (CV).
  6. “Personal statement” or autobiography describing the reasons for wanting to pursue a master’s degree in public health.
  7. Letters of recommendation from 3 senior academicians or professionals who can attest to the applicant’s qualifications and ability to successfully complete the Program. Letters must be written on letterhead, signed, and uploaded by the person writing the letter. Letters uploaded by the applicant will be removed.
  8. Photocopy of a valid passport (must be valid for at least 6 months from the end of the program). Israeli citizens only please upload a copy of Israeli ID and Israeli passport and foreign passport if relevant.
  9. Optional: A letter from an employer or future employer attesting to the intent to re-employ the applicant upon completion of the MPH degree.

Online Application

Scholarship Link

Clark Graduate Bursary Fund for International Students at University of Glasgow in UK, 2018

The University of Glasgow now wishes to invite applicants for its Clark (Mile-End) Graduate Bursary Fund to pursue undergraduate, postgraduate, PhD and postgraduate research programmes.

The aim of the bursary is to support graduates of the University of Glasgow or Strathclyde studying for, or applying to study for, a subsequent degree at a university in the UK or abroad.

The University of Glasgow (Scottish Gaelic: Oilthigh Ghlaschu, Latin: Universitas Glasguensis) (abbreviated as Glas. in post-nominals) is the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland’s four ancient universities.

Scholarship Description:

  • Application deadline: Applications can be submitted between 1st March and 1st October each year.
  • Course Level: Bursary is available to pursue undergraduate, postgraduate, PhD and postgraduate research programmes.
  • Study Subject: Bursary is awarded in the field offered by the university.
  • Scholarship Award: The value of the bursary normally between £500 and £1,500.
  • Nationality: Applicants from Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra ,Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Congo Democratic Republic of Costa Rica, Cote d’Ivoire, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republi,c East Timo, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, England, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Korea North, Korea South, Kosovo, Kuwait Kyrgystan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar(Burma), Namibia, Nauru, Nepa,l Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Northern Ireland, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palau ,Palestine ,Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Scotland, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Spain, Sri Lanka, St Kitts and Nevis ,St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda ,Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United States of America, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vatican City, Venezuela, Vietnam, Wales, Yemen, Zambia, and Zimbabwe are eligible to apply for the bursary.
  • Number of Scholarships: Number of bursaries is not given.
  • Scholarship can be taken in UK

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

  • Eligible Countries: Applicants from Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra ,Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Congo Democratic Republic of Costa Rica, Cote d’Ivoire, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republi,c East Timo, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, England, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Korea North, Korea South, Kosovo, Kuwait Kyrgystan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar(Burma), Namibia, Nauru, Nepa,l Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Northern Ireland, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palau ,Palestine ,Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Scotland, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Spain, Sri Lanka, St Kitts and Nevis ,St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda ,Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United States of America, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vatican City, Venezuela, Vietnam, Wales, Yemen, Zambia, and Zimbabwe are eligible to apply for the bursary.
  • Entrance Requirements: Applicants can either be graduates of the University of Glasgow or Strathclyde studying for, or applying to study for, a subsequent degree at a university in the UK or abroad.
  • English Language Requirements: Applicants must be fluent in English.

UK Scholarship

Application Procedure:

How to Apply:

  • There is an annual application process. Applications can be submitted between 1st March and 1st October each year.Applications must be submitted online.
  • Interviews of candidates selected for consideration are held in Glasgow at a Governors’ meeting during November. Interviewees will usually be notified within a week of the interviews whether they will receive an award. Awards are normally paid to successful applicants before the end of the year.

Online Application

Scholarship Link

Commonwealth PhD Scholarships for International Students in UK, 2019

­Commonwealth PhD Scholarships are now available and is currently calling applications from low and middle-income Commonwealth countries, for full-time doctoral study at a UK university.

The aim of the scholarship is to enhance individual teaching and research capacity leading to increased institutional capacity in academic and other sectors in Commonwealth countries and to contribute to UK higher education and research by attracting high-calibre international candidates and encouraging links and collaboration.

Commonwealth PhD Scholarships enable talented and motivated individuals to gain the knowledge and skills required for sustainable development, and are aimed at those who could not otherwise afford to study in the UK.

The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) is the world’s first and oldest international university network, established in 1913.

Scholarship Description:

  • Application Deadline: December 19, 2018
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue PhD programme.
  • Study Subject: These scholarships are offered under six themes:
    1. Science and technology for development
    2. Strengthening health systems and capacity
    3. Promoting global prosperity
    4. Strengthening global peace, security and governance
    5. Strengthening resilience and response to crises
    6. Access, inclusion and opportunity
  • Scholarship Award: Each scholarship provides:
    Approved airfare from your home country to the UK and return at the end of your award (the CSC will not reimburse the cost of fares for dependants, nor the cost of journeys made before your award is confirmed)
    Approved tuition fees
    Stipend (living allowance) at the rate of £1,084 per month, or £1,330 per month for those at universities in the London metropolitan area (rates quoted at 2018-2019 levels)
    Warm clothing allowance, where applicable
    Study travel grant towards the cost of study-related travel within the UK or overseas
    Provision towards the cost of fieldwork undertaken overseas (usually the cost of one economy class return airfare to your fieldwork location), where approved
    Paid mid-term visit (airfare) to your home country (unless you have claimed (or intend to claim) spouse and/or child allowances during your scholarship, or have received a return airfare to your
    home country for fieldwork)
    Family allowances, as follows (rates quoted at 2018-2019 levels):
    – If you are accompanied by your spouse but no children: spouse allowance of £233 per month for a maximum period of nine months, if you and your spouse are living together at the same
    address in the UK (unless your spouse is also in receipt of a scholarship; other conditions also apply)
    – If you are accompanied by your spouse and children: spouse allowance of £233 per month and child allowance of £233 per month for the first child, and £114 per month for the second
    and third child under the age of 16, if your spouse and children are living with you at the same address in the UK (unless your spouse is also in receipt of a scholarship; other conditions
    also apply)
    – If you are accompanied by your children but no spouse: child allowance of £465 per month for the first child, and £114 per month for the second and third child under the age of 16, if your
    children are living with you at the same address in the UK The CSC’s family allowances are intended to be only a contribution towards the cost of
    maintaining your family in the UK. The true costs are likely to be considerably higher, and you must be able to supplement these allowances in order to support any family members who come to the UK with you.
  • Nationality: Low and middle-income Commonwealth countries
  • Number of Scholarships: Numbers not given
  • Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility for the Scholarship: 

Eligible Countries: Students from low and middle-income Commonwealth countries (Antigua and Barbuda Bangladesh Belize Botswana Cameroon Dominica Eswatini Fiji The Gambia Ghana Grenada Guyana India Jamaica Kenya Kiribati Lesotho Malawi Malaysia Mauritius Montserrat Mozambique Namibia Nauru Nigeria Pakistan Papua New Guinea Rwanda Samoa Sierra Leone Solomon Islands South Africa Sri Lanka St Helena St Lucia St Vincent and the Grenadines Tanzania Tonga Tuvalu Uganda Vanuatu Zambia)  are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

Entrance Requirements: To apply for these scholarships, you must:

  • Be a citizen of or have been granted refugee status by an eligible Commonwealth country, or be a British Protected Person
  • Be permanently resident in an eligible Commonwealth country
  • Be available to start your academic studies in the UK by the start of the UK academic year in September/October 2019
  • By October 2019, hold a first degree of at least upper second class (2:1) honours standard, or a second class degree and a relevant postgraduate qualification (usually a Master’s degree)
  • NOT be registered for a PhD, or an MPhil leading to a PhD, at a UK university before September/October 2019
  • NOT have commenced and be currently registered for a PhD, or an MPhil leading to a PhD, in your home country or elsewhere
  • Be unable to afford to study in the UK without this scholarship

The CSC aims to identify talented individuals who have the potential to make change. We are committed to a policy of equal opportunity and non-discrimination, and encourage applications from a diverse range of candidates.

English Language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.

International Scholarships

Application Procedure: 

How to Apply: You must apply to one of the following nominating bodies in the first instance – the CSC does not accept direct applications for these scholarships:

All applications must be made through one of these nominating bodies. Each nominating body is responsible for its own selection process and may have additional eligibility criteria. You must check with your nominating body for their specific advice and rules for applying, their own eligibility criteria, and their own closing date for applications.

You must make your application using the CSC’s online application system, in addition to any other application that you are required to complete by your nominating body. The CSC will not accept any applications that are not submitted via the online application system.

All applications must be submitted by 16:00 (GMT) on 19 December 2018 at the latest.

You are advised to complete and submit your application as soon as possible, as the online application system will be very busy in the days leading up to the application deadline.

Your application must include the following supporting documentation, by 16:00 (GMT) on 4 January 2019 in order for your application to be eligible for consideration:

  • Proof of citizenship or refugee status – uploaded to the online application system
  • Full transcripts detailing all your higher education qualifications (with certified translations if not in English) – uploaded to the online application system
  • References from at least two individuals – submitted directly by the referees to the online application system (referees will be sent an email request)
  • Supporting statement from a proposed supervisor in the UK from at least one of the institutions named on your application form – submitted directly by your proposed supervisor to the online application system (supervisors will be sent an email request).

The CSC will not accept supporting documentation submitted by nominating agencies or outside the online application system.

Supporting documentation uploaded to the online application system must be uploaded as files which are no more than 5 MB in size and must be in one of the following formats: PDF, .doc, .docx, .odt, .jpg, .jpeg . Files submitted in any other format (including Zip files and PDF Portfolios) will NOT be accepted.

Online Application

Scholarship Link

Student Bursary Scheme at University of the South Pacific in Fiji, 2017

The University of the South Pacific is inviting applications for Student Bursary Scheme to pursue study either undergraduate or postgraduate degree. These bursaries are available for member country students of USP.

The purpose of the USP Student Bursaries Scheme is to help support students who lack the ability to pay tuition fees.

The University of the South Pacific, as one of two regional universities in the world, is supported by 12 Pacific Island Countries- Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Niue, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu.

Course Level: These bursaries are available to the postgraduate or undergraduate degree.

Study Subject: These bursaries are awarded in the fields offered by the university.

Scholarship Award: These bursaries will cover tuition fees.

Numbers of Scholarships: Not known

Scholarship can be taken in Fiji

Eligibility: Applicants must meet the following area for these bursaries:

  • A 2.5 GPA or more in the previous semester.
  • Family income of no more than $25,000FJD per year.

Nationality:  Applicants must be applicants of Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshalls Islands, Nauru, Niue, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu can apply for these bursaries.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have a 2.5 GPA or more in the previous semester.

English Language Requirement: Applicants must meet the necessary language proficiency requirements of the host institution.

Undergraduate Scholarship

How to Apply: Applicants can apply via email.

  • Applicants can email their application and relevant documents to bursary(at)usp.ac.fj

Application Form

Application Deadline: The application deadline is July 14, 2017.

Scholarship Link

USP Student Bursary Scheme for Undergraduate or Postgraduate Students in Fiji, 2017

The University of the South Pacific is proud to offer Student Bursary Scheme for member countries applicants. These bursaries are available to pursue undergraduate or postgraduate programme on the basis of need.

The aim of the bursaries is to support students who lack the ability to pay tuition fees.

The University of the South Pacific or USP is an intergovernmental organization and public research university with a number of locations spread throughout a dozen countries in Oceania.

Course Level: These bursaries are available to pursue undergraduate or postgraduate programme.

Study Subject: These bursaries are awarded in the fields offered by the university.

Scholarship Award: These bursaries will cover tuition fees.

Numbers of Scholarships: Not known

Scholarship can be taken in Fiji

Eligibility: Applicants must meet the following area for these bursaries:

  • A 2.5 GPA or more in the previous semester.
  • Family income of no more than $25,000FJD per year.

Nationality: Applicants of  Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshalls Islands, Nauru, Niue, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu) can apply for these bursaries.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have 2.5 GPA or more in the previous semester.

English Language Requirement: Applicants need to demonstrate that they have a good level of written and spoken English.

Undergraduate Scholarship

How to Apply:  Applicants can apply via online mode.

  • Complete the Student Bursary Scheme application form available at Student Administrative Services (Laucala Campus) or may download the form
  • Provide verified evidence of family income of no more than $25,000FJD per year.
  • Send application directly to the Student Bursary Scheme, Student Administrative Services, Laucala Campus, USP, and Suva. Students studying outside Fiji, however, can email their application and relevant documents to: bursary (at)usp.ac.fj

Online application

Application Deadline: The application deadline is July 14, 2017.

Scholarship Link

International Physician Scholarship in USA, 2017

American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine organise International Physician Scholarship in the USA. Eligible physicians must permanently reside in low and middle-income countries as defined by World Bank.

The aim of the scholarship is to educate physicians and practice settings to achieve high levels of competency in hospice and palliative medicine.

American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM)  is the professional organization for physicians specializing in hospice and palliative medicine, nurses, and other healthcare providers. Since 1988, the Academy has dedicated itself to advancing hospice and palliative medicine and improving the care of patients with serious illness.

Course Level: The scholarship is available for physicians.

Study Subject: The scholarship is awarded in the field of medicine.

Scholarship Award: The scholarship will cover the following:

  • This scholarship program provides financial support (up to $5,000) to scholarship recipients to cover ordinary costs associated with attending the Annual Assembly registration and travel-related expenses, including air fare, taxi fare, meals, and lodging. At the Annual Assembly, scholarship recipients will gain access to the latest clinical information and research updates in hospice and palliative care from leading experts in the field.

Numbers of Scholarships: Not known

Scholarship can be taken in the USA

Eligibility: Applicants must meet the following area for the scholarship:

  • Members of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine AAHPM (free virtual membership is available to physicians who reside in a developing nation as defined by the World Bank as “lower or middle income” & HINARI list of eligible countries)
  • Have not previously attended the Annual Assembly
  • Are junior in their career with 2-10 years of experience primarily in palliative care., including as a resident or fellow focused on studying palliative care.
  • Whose organizations are considered least able to afford this opportunity?

Nationality:  Applicants of  Armenia, Kiribati, Solomon Islands, Bangladesh, Kosovo, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Kyrgyz Republic, Sudan, Bolivia, LaoPDR,  Swaziland, Cabo Verde, Lesotho, Syrian Arab Republic, Cambodia, Mauritania, Tajikistan, Cameroon, Micronesia, Fed. Sts. Timor-Leste, Congo Rep., Moldova, Tonga, Côte d’Ivoire, Mongolia, Tunisia, Djibouti, Morocco, Ukraine, Egypt, Arab Rep., Myanmar, Uzbekistan, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Vanuatu, Ghana, Nigeria , Vietnam, Guatemala, Pakistan, West Bank and Gaza, Honduras, Papua New Guinea , Yemen, India, Philippines,Zambia ,Indonesia, Samoa, Kenya and São Tomé and Principe can apply for the scholarship.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must be physicians.

English Language Requirement: Applicants need to demonstrate that they have a good level of written and spoken English.

Medical Scholarship

How to Apply: Applicants can apply via email.

  • Prepare your Curriculum Vitae (CV) – 2-page limit
  • Prepare a one-page letter of recommendation and support from your supervisor or person of authority in your organization on your organization’s letterhead
  • Complete the application in one of two ways:
  • Complete the online application OR
  • Download the application and submit the application, CV, and letter of recommendation to alundberg-at-aahpm.org

Application Form

Online application

Application Deadline: The application deadline is August 21, 2017.

Scholarship Link

TWAS-C.N.R. Rao Prize for Scientific Research in Italy, 2017

The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) invite applications for TWAS-C.N.R. Rao Prize for Scientific Research. The prize is available for scientists from developing countries.

TWAS’s mission is to recognise, support and promote excellence in scientific research in the developing world.

TWAS, the World Academy of Sciences for the advancement of science in developing countries – is an autonomous international organisation founded in Triste, Italy. TWAS represents, support and encourage the pursuit excellence in science in developing countries.

Course Level: Prize is available to pursue research programme.

Study Subject: Prize will be awarded in the field of global science.

Scholarship Award: Prize will be awarded USD 5,000.

Number of Scholarships: Not Known

Scholarship can be taken in  Italy

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • Least Developed Countries applicants are eligible for the prize.

Nationality: Applicants from Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Dem. Rep, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea,Eritrea,Ethiopia,Gambia,Guinea,Guinea-Bissau,Haiti,Kiribati, Lao PDR,Lesotho,Liberia,Madagascar,Malawi,Mali,Mauritania,Mozambique,Myanmar,Nepal,Niger,Rwanda,Sao Tome and Principe,Senegal,Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia,South Sudan, Sudan,Tanzania,Timor-Leste,Togo, Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu, Yemen, Zambia are eligible for the prize.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Candidates for a TWAS Prize must be scientists who have been working and living in a Developed Country.

English language Requirements: Applicants must meet the necessary language proficiency requirements of the host institution

Research Scholarship

How to Apply: Applicants can apply via email.

Application Deadline: The Application Deadline is June 26, 2017.

Scholarship Link

The eoSurgical ESSQ Scholarship for MSc Programme at University of Edinburgh in UK, 2017

The University of Edinburgh is now accepting applications for its 2017-2018 academic year. The scholarship is available to pursue master’s programme in Surgical Sciences.

The aim of the program is to increase the proportion of masters Scholarship for the MSc in Surgical Sciences distance learning programme.

The University of Edinburgh is the sixth oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland’s ancient universities. The university is deeply embedded in the fabric of the city of Edinburgh, with many of the buildings in the historic Old Town belonging to the university.

Course Level: This Scholarship is available to pursue masters degree programme.

Study Subject: This Scholarship is awarded in Surgical Sciences.

Scholarship Award: The scholarship has a value of £1,000 per annum which will be deducted from the annual tuition fee and is tenable for three years.

Number of Scholarships: Not Known

Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for scholarship:

  • The scholarship will be awarded to an applicant on the MSc in Surgical Sciences distance learning programme at the University of Edinburgh commencing in the 2017-2018 academic year.
  • The scholarship will be awarded broadly on the basis of academic merit.

Nationality: Students from : Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina, Burma, Burundi, Cambodia, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo (Democratic Republic), Djibouti, East Timor , Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea- Bissau, Haiti, Kiribati, Laos, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozamibique, Nepal, Niger, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu, Yemen, Zambia applicants can apply for this scholarship.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicant must have previous degree.

English language Requirements: Students meet the necessary language proficiency requirements of the host institution.

UK Scholarships

How to Apply: Applicants can apply via online

  • Please note you will not be able to access the online application form unless you have applied for admission to the University of Edinburgh.
  • The online scholarship application form is located in EUCLID and can be accessed via MyEd our web based information portal at https://www.myed.ed.ac.uk
  • When logging in to MyEd, you will need your University User Name and password. If you require assistance, please go to http://www.ed.ac.uk/student-systems/support-guidance

Application Deadline: Scholarship is application deadline is July 1, 2017.

Scholarship Link