Saturday, 20 January 2018

International Tuition-Waivers for Master Degree in Sweden, 2018

The Umea University is awarding scholarships to talented and high-achieving students from outside the EU/EEA. Selected candidates receive a full or partial waiver of the tuition fee.
Umeå University is a university in Umeå in the mid-northern region of Sweden. The university was founded in 1965 and is the fifth oldest within Sweden’s present borders.
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: March 15, 2018
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing masters programme.
Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to study the subjects offered by the university.
Scholarship Award: Scholarships offered are in the form of tuition-waivers. Selected candidates receive a full or partial waiver of the tuition fee.
Number of Scholarships: For autumn term 2017 intake, 42 scholarships overall were awarded to students from different disciplines, with an additional 20 students ranked in reserve.
Scholarship can be taken in Sweden

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

Eligible Countries: Students from outside the EU/EEA are eligible to apply.
Entrance Requirements: University welcomes you to apply for the scholarship if you have:
  • An Umeå University programme as priority 1 at universityadmissions.se.
  • Completed your study application before the application deadline (15 January 2018).
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.
Application Procedure: Applicants should fill out the scholarship form and submit the application together with other documents to University Admissions Sweden.  Required documentation for all master’s applicants In order to complete an admissions application, students must provide the following documents after submitting their online application.  Please do not submit documents that are not listed here, unless they are required by the university to which are applying.
  • Certificates and diplomas of your completed bachelor’s degree from an internationally recognised higher education institution (university or university college).
  • Transcripts of completed courses and grades for each semester (including course list) from your bachelor’s programme.
  • Proof of English language skills
  • Proof that student meet the specific entry requirements (university’s website will have information regarding the specific entry requirements for the course or programme they have applied to, be sure to check there for what is required).
  • In order to speed up the processing of the application, University Admissions Sweden requires a copy of the page in your passport with your personal data and photograph, or some other identification document.

How to Apply:

The mode of applying is online.
For more Details, Please Contact
AK CONSULTANTS, Anna Nagar,Madurai.
0452-4361818.
Website: www.akconsultants.in

Friday, 19 January 2018

Reach Oxford Scholarship for Undergraduates at Oxford University in UK, 2018-2019

Oxford University offers Reach Oxford Scholarship for Undergraduates to learn any of the courses (except medicine) in the UK. A number of Reach Oxford scholarships (formerly Oxford Student Scholarships) are offered to students from low-income countries who, for political or financial reasons, or because suitable educational facilities do not exist, cannot study for a degree in their own countries.
The University of Oxford is a collegiate research university located in Oxford, England, United Kingdom.
The University is unable to consider any scholarship applications from students who have not been offered a place at Oxford. The University is not responsible for the content of external sites advertising the scheme and would encourage applicants to read the following details to check their eligibility.
Applicants should be intending to return to their country of ordinary residence following their studies. Priority will be given to students who have not studied at undergraduate level before.

Scholarship Description:

  • Application deadline: February 16, 2018
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate degree level at Oxford University.
  • Study Subject: Scholarships are available in all subjects of the course listing, except medicine.
  • Scholarship Award: Tuition fees and college fees, a grant for living expenses and one return air fare per year.
  • Number of Scholarships: Around 2-3 awards per year.
  • Nationality: Applicants must be nationals of countries who receive official development assistance from the Development Assistance Committee (DAC) of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
  • Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

  • Eligible Countries: Applicants must be nationals of countries who receive official development assistance from the Development Assistance Committee (DAC) of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD):Afghanistan; Albania; Algeria; Angola; Antigua and Barbuda; Argentina; Armenia; Azerbaijan; Bangladesh; Belarus; Belize; Benin; Bhutan; Bolivia; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Botswana; Brazil; Burkina Faso; Burundi; Cambodia; Cameroon; Cape Verde; Central African Rep.; Chad; Chile; China; Colombia; Comoros; Congo, Dem. Rep.; Congo, Rep.; Cook Islands; Costa Rica; Côte d’Ivoire; Cuba; Djibouti; Dominica; Dominican Republic; Ecuador; Egypt; El Salvador; Equatorial Guinea; Eritrea; Ethiopia; Fiji; Gabon; Gambia; Georgia; Ghana; Grenada; Guatemala; Guinea; Guinea-Bissau; Guyana; Haiti; Honduras; India; Indonesia; Iran; Iraq; Jamaica; Jordan; Kazakhstan; Kenya; Kiribati; Korea, Dem. Rep.; Kosovo; Kyrgyz Rep.; Laos; Lebanon; Lesotho; Liberia; Libya; Macedonia, Former Yugoslav Republic of; Madagascar; Malawi; Malaysia; Maldives; Mali; Marshall Islands; Mauritania; Mauritius; Mexico; Micronesia, Federated States; Moldova; Mongolia; Montenegro; Montserrat; Morocco; Mozambique; Myanmar; Namibia; Nauru; Nepal; Nicaragua; Niger; Nigeria; Niue; Pakistan; Palau; Panama; Papua New Guinea; Paraguay; Peru; Philippines; Rwanda; Saint Helena; Samoa; São Tomé and Príncipe; Senegal; Serbia; Seychelles; Sierra Leone; Solomon Islands; Somalia; South Africa; South Sudan; Sri Lanka; St. Lucia; St. Vincent and Grenadines; Sudan; Suriname; Swaziland; Syria; Tajikistan; Tanzania; Thailand; Timor-Leste; Togo; Tokelau; Tonga; Tunisia; Turkey; Turkmenistan; Tuvalu; Uganda; Ukraine; Uruguay; Uzbekistan; Vanuatu; Venezuela; Vietnam; Wallis and Futuna; West Bank and Gaza Strip; Yemen; Zambia; Zimbabwe.
  • Entrance Requirements: Not all colleges are able to offer Reach Oxford Scholarships every year. If you are accepted by a college that is not participating in the scheme, this will not prevent you from applying for and being awarded a scholarship. If your application is successful, arrangements will be made to transfer you between colleges.
    This scheme is only suitable for candidates who have received an offer and who are of the highest academic ability. Financial need and social commitment are also major criteria for selection. Applicants should be intending to return to their country of ordinary residence following their studies. Priority will be given to students who have not studied at undergraduate level before.
  • 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.

Application Procedure:

Introduction: You must make an application to the University of Oxford for an undergraduate course through UCAS by 15 October 2017, and be successful in gaining a place.
How to Apply: 
  • You must make an application to the University of Oxford for an undergraduate course through UCAS by 15 October 2017, and be successful in gaining a place.
  • If you have a been offered a place at the University of Oxford for an undergraduate course for 2018 entry, you should read the Guidance notes (please see ‘Related documents’ on this page) and complete the Undergraduate scholarships application form online (please see ‘Related websites’ on this page) by 12 noon (UK time) on 16 February 2018.
  • For 2018 entry applicants who apply by the 16 February 2018 scholarship deadline, the selection process will be undertaken in March 2018.
  • Applicants will be informed of the outcome of their application in April 2018.
For more Details, Please Contact
AK CONSULTANTS, Anna Nagar,Madurai.
0452-4361818.
Website: www.akconsultants.in

Thursday, 18 January 2018

SINGA Awards for International Students in Singapore, 2019

SINGA Awards are given every year to top students from all over the world. Awards are available for pursuing PhD studies either at National University of Singapore (NUS) or Nanyang Technological University (NTU) or the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD).
They want to encourage more such exchanges, to build friendships and mutual understanding. This is why they are introducing a new Singapore International Graduate Award (or SINGA), for international students to do their Ph.D. training in a multi-disciplinary environment in Singapore. 240 SINGA Awards will be given every year to top students from all over the world.
The Singapore International Graduate Award (SINGA) is a collaboration between the Agency for Science, Technology & Research (A*STAR), the Nanyang Technological University (NTU), the National University of Singapore (NUS) and the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD). Ph.D. training will be carried out in English at your chosen lab at A*STAR Research Institutes, NTU, NUS or SUTD. Students will be supervised by distinguished and world-renowned researchers in these labs.
International students with a passion for Science and Engineering research, excellent academic qualifications, good reports from academic referees, and fluency in English are encouraged to apply for this award. TOEFL, IELTS, and GRE are NOT required. However, Applicants may indicate their scores in the online application form if they have already taken any of these tests. If applicants are invited for an interview, the selection panel will assess your command of spoken and written English during the interview. The selection process will not be biased against candidates without GRE, TOEFL or IELTS.

Scholarship Description:

  • Application deadline: June 1, 2018
  • Course Level: Awards are available for pursuing PhD studies either at National University of Singapore (NUS) or Nanyang Technological University (NTU) or the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD).
  • Study Subject:  Research areas under the PhD Programme fall broadly under two categories:
    • Biomedical Sciences; and
    • Physical Science and Engineering
  • Scholarship Award: The award provides financial support for up to 4 years of PhD studies. It includes:
    • Full support of tuition fees
    • Stipends – S$2,000 per month (S$24,000 per annum), to be increased to S$2,500 per month (S$30,000 per annum) after passing Qualifying Examinations
    • One-time S$1,000 settling-in allowance
    • One-time airfare grant of S$1,500
  • Number of Scholarships: 240 SINGA Awards will be given every year to top students from all over the world.
  • Nationality:  International students
  • Scholarship can be taken in Singapore

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

  • Eligible Countries: International students
  • Entrance Requirements: To be eligible to apply:
    • Open for application to all international graduates with a passion for research and excellent academic results
    • Good skills in written and spoken English
    • Good reports from academic referees
    • The above eligibility criteria are not exhaustive.A*STAR may include additional selection criteria based on prevailing scholarship policies.  These policies may be amended from time to time without notice.
  • English Language Requirements: TOEFL, IELTS and GRE are NOT required. However, Applicants may indicate their scores in the online application form if they have already taken any of these tests. If they are invited for an interview, the selection panel will assess your command of spoken and written English during the interview. The selection process will not be biased against candidates without GRE, TOEFL or IELTS.
How to Apply: Soft-copies of the following supporting documents must be uploaded during your online application:
Compulsory:
  • Identity card or Passport
  • A recent passport-sized photo in JPEG/PNG format
  • Bachelor’s Academic Transcripts (in English translation)
  • Bachelor’s Degree Certificate / Scroll (in English translation) or a letter of certification from the university on your candidature if your degree certificate / scroll has not yet been conferred
  • Master’s Academic Transcripts, if any (in English translation)
  • Master’s Degree Certificate / Scroll, if any (in English translation) or a letter of certification from the university on your candidature if your degree certificate / scroll has not yet been conferred
  • 2 recommendation reports (to be completed and submitted online by the referees)Not compulsory but good to include (if available):
  • GRE / IELTS / TOEFL / SAT I & II / GATE results
  • Hardcopies of the above-mentioned supporting documents sent to the SINGA Office will not be processed.
For more Details, Please Contact
AK CONSULTANTS, Anna Nagar,Madurai.
0452-4361818.
Website: www.akconsultants.in

Friday, 12 January 2018


NTU-University Scholars Programme in Singapore, 2018

NTU-University Scholars Programme (NTU-USP) is open for the academic year 2018-2019. Scholarships are awarded to outstanding freshmen pursuing full-time undergraduate programmes in NTU.
The Nanyang Technological University is an autonomous research university in Singapore. NTU is consistently ranked amongst the world’s best universities in all of the major college and university rankings and is regarded as one of the top universities in the world.
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: Varies
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing full-time undergraduate degree programme in NTU.
Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to study the subjects offered by the university.
Scholarship Award: The NTU-USP Scholarship covers up to the normal programme duration on condition that the scholarship holder maintains a record of good academic performance and exemplary conduct.
  • Full coverage of subsidised tuition fees (after Tuition Grant ).
  • Living allowance of S$6,000 per academic year for all semesters except in the semester of the NTU-USP Study Abroad Programme.
  • Book allowance of S$500 per academic year.
  • Accommodation allowance of up to S$2,000 per academic year (applicable to scholarship holders who reside in NTU hostels only).
  • Computer allowance of S$1,500 (one-off).
  • Settling-in allowance of S$250 (one-off).
  • Travel Grant of S$5,000 for an overseas study/attachment programme (once only) subject to terms and conditions in the Travel Grant Form.
  • Overseas benefits in the semester of the NTU-USP Study Abroad Programme (structured exchange programme):
    Enrolment and tuition fees at partner university
    Return airfare and transportation to/from partner university (one off)
    Overseas accommodation and living allowance at partner university
    Visa and health insurance costs
No bond is attached to the NTU-USP Scholarship apart from the three-year bond applicable to all Singapore PRs and international students under the MOE Tuition Grant Scheme.
Number of Scholarships: Not given
Scholarship can be taken in Singapore

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

Eligible Countries: Scholarships are open to all nationalities.
Entrance Requirements:
  • Open to all nationalities.
  • Successful awardees should read a full-time undergraduate degree programme in NTU and be on the NTU-University Scholars Programme (NTU-USP).
  • Possess outstanding Singapore-Cambridge GCE ‘A’ level, Diploma awarded by a polytechnic in Singapore, NUS High School Diploma, IB Diploma or Year 12 equivalent qualifications.
  • Excellent co-curricular records.
  • Strong leadership qualities and potential.
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.

Application Procedure:

How to Apply:

The same application period for admissions applies. Scholarships are awarded based on competition amongst shortlisted candidates. Applicants are required to submit their application for admission before submitting their application for the scholarship.
Applicants with the following qualifications:
Singapore-Cambridge GCE ‘A’ level Diploma awarded by a polytechnic in Singapore
NUS High School Diploma
IB Diploma
  • The scholarship application form can be found at the link ‘Apply for Scholarship’ at the end of your online application for admission. You are required to login with the application number assigned to you. If you have reserved an undergraduate degree programme in NTU, you can login here to access the scholarship application form.
  • Applicants are required to submit the following after completing your application form:
Upload a recent passport-size photo (digital image).
Submit a referee’s appraisal online. The appraisal is to be completed by your school teacher, who must not be your family or relative. After you have submitted your scholarship application, you will be provided with a URL to be forwarded to your school teacher. When you are passing the link to your teacher, please inform him/her of your NTU application number and Date of Birth, as he/she will need the information to submit the appraisal online.Your school teacher is to complete the online appraisal form and submit it within 7 days of your scholarship application.  If your teacher is not able to submit it online within 7 days and needs more time, please inform him/her to submit as soon as possible (preferably not more than 3 weeks from your date of scholarship application). Note that only one appraisal may be submitted online to support your application.
Study and Work Consultancy in Madurai 
For more Details, Please Contact
AK CONSULTANTS, Anna Nagar,Madurai.
0452-4361818.
Website: www.akconsultants.in

Thursday, 11 January 2018

Republic of Austria Scholarships for International Students, 2018

Foundation of the Republic of Austria is pleased to offer scholarships to international students of high academic ability for 2018 entry. Scholarships are available for students to pursue research on their diploma or master thesis or their dissertation at scientific research institutions in Austria (e.g. universities, Austrian Academy of Sciences, National Library, National Archive).
Foundation of the Republic of Austria aims to assist international students who require financial assistance with scholarship, specifically for overseas students.
In 2005 the Austrian National Council established the Scholarship Foundation of the Republic of Austria by an Act of Parliament, which is to provide scholarships for all areas of education and further education. The scholarships are awarded by the foundation board from funds of the Conciliation Fund of the Republic of Austria for descendants of forced labourers or people coming from countries that have suffered exceptionally from the Nazi regime, particularly from the recruitment of forced labourers.
Applicants must not have studied/pursued research/pursued academic work in Austria in the last six months before taking up the grant.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.

Scholarship Description:

  • Application deadline: March 1, 2018
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available for students to pursue research on their diploma or master thesis or their dissertation at scientific research institutions in Austria (e.g. universities, Austrian Academy of Sciences, National Library, National Archive).
  • Study Subject: Scholarships are offered in diverse fields to help students in upgrading their education.List of Subjects:  Natural Sciences, Technical Sciences, Human Medicine, Health Sciences, Agricultural Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities, and Arts.
  • Scholarship Award: The scholarships will include:
    • Monthly scholarship installment: 940 EUR
    • Accident and health insurance: if necessary, the OeAD (Austrian Agency for International Cooperation in Education and Research) will effect an accident and health insurance. The costs for the insurance have to be covered from the scholarship.
    • The OeAD provides scholarship holders with accommodation (student dormitory or apartment). Monthly costs: 220 to 470 EUR (depending on the level of comfort requested by the scholarship holder). The scholarship holder has to pay an administrative fee of 18 EUR/month to the OeAD for the provision of accommodation. The costs for the accommodation have to be covered from the scholarship.
    • Applicants from countries which are neither members of the EU nor members of EFTA, EEA or OECD can be granted a travel allowance of up to max. 500 EUR in addition to the scholarship.
  • Number of Scholarships: Not Known
  • Nationality: International Students
  • Scholarship can be taken in Austria

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

  • Eligible Countries: International Students (except Austria) can apply for these scholarships.
  • Entrance Requirements: Eligible for application are
    • descendants of forced laborers (regardless of their country of origin)
    • or people coming from countries that have suffered exceptionally from the Nazi regime, especially from the recruitment of forced laborers.
    • Students meeting the above-mentioned criteria can apply to pursue research
      on their diploma or master thesis or their dissertation.
    • No scholarships are awarded for Bachelor-, Master- or Doctoral/PhD studies pursued in Austria, summer courses, language courses, clinical trainee ships or internships.
    • Applicants must not have studied/pursued research/pursued academic work in Austria in the last six months before taking up the grant.
    • Age limit: Doctoral students: 40 years at the time of submission of the application (for the application deadline March 1, 2015: born on or after March 1, 1975)
      for other students: 35 years at the time of submission of the application (for the application deadline March 1, 2015: born on or after March 1, 1980)
  • 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.
For more Details, Please Contact
AK CONSULTANTS, Anna Nagar,Madurai.
0452-4361818.
Website: www.akconsultants.in