Saturday, 18 November 2017

Tuition Fee Waiver Scholarships for International Students at University of Eastern Finland, 2018

The University of Eastern Finland is awarding tuition fee waiver scholarships for international students. A generous scholarship scheme covers the tuition fee either in full or partially for students who are required to pay tuition.
The Master’s Degree Programme in Information Technology (IMPIT) offers an international Master’s degree in IT at European standards in two years. The aim is that most students are employed by a Finnish ICT company when they graduate.
The University of Eastern Finland is a university in Finland with three campuses in Joensuu, Kuopio, and Savonlinna. It was formed in 2010 by a merger of two previously independent universities.

Scholarship Description:

Applications close: January 31, 2018
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing master’s degree programme.
Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in the field of Information Technology (IMPIT).
Scholarship Award: Either 100% or 80% of annual tuition
Number of Scholarships: Waiver is given to 80% of those accepted students who are required to pay the tuition.
Scholarship can be taken in Finland

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

Eligible Countries: International students (except EU/EEA) can apply.
Entrance Requirements:
  • Students who are required to pay the tuition fee.
  • BSc. degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Communications Engineering or equivalent degree corresponding at least three years of full-time higher education academic studies.
English Language Requirements:
  • TOEFL PBT/iBT: 580/90, IELTS overall 6.5, PTE: 59
  • TOEFL, IELTS and PTE certificates are valid for two years from the day they are issued and they have to be valid throughout the entire application period.

Application Procedure:

Each application must include the following documents
  • Official transcript of university records from the home university in English, or an officially certified translation of it.
  • A certified copy of BSc. diploma or equivalent (OR a statement of expected graduation, if the BSc degree has not been completed yet, OR a provisional BSc certificate)
  • Motivation letter
  • An introductory video file of an applicant uploaded into a video-streaming service such as youtube/vimeo/tudou. Link (URL) to the video has to be included into the application form. The maximum duration of a video is 2 minutes. The video should include the introduction, educational background and possible merits of the applicant. The video must be reachable from 31.1.2018 – 31.3.2018.
  • Letter of recommendation from a local academic authority, preferably known to the UEF
  • Generally recognized English language certificate mailed directly from the test administrator (in case of IELTS, also a copy of the result sheet is accepted) OR a certificate stating language skills, if one of the specific conditions for language skills is fulfilled (mentioned at the bottom of this page)
  • Passport copy/other documents of identification
  • Optionally, an example of a link to own individual work in English (research paper, report, essay, art, literature review, documented software, and similar). This should be translated into English or Finnish.

How to Apply:

Upon applying for admission to the program (a separate section in an admission form)
  • Make sure that you fulfil the admission requirements and have all the required documents enlightened
  • Fill out the application form in an online application system and attach the required enclosures.
  • Send all the required documents to IMPIT programme, University of Eastern Finland, Admissions Office.
  • For more Details, Please Contact
    AK CONSULTANTS, Anna Nagar,Madurai.
    0452-4361818.
    Website: www.akconsultants.in

Friday, 17 November 2017

Utrecht University Scholarships for International Students in Netherlands, 2018-2019

Applications are invited for Utrecht University Scholarships for the academic year 2018-2019. Approximately 20-25 scholarships are available for pursuing bachelor or master degree programme at the Utrecht University.
The Utrecht Excellence Scholarship offers a number of highly talented prospective students the opportunity to pursue a degree in a selected number of fields at Utrecht University.
Utrecht University is a university in Utrecht, the Netherlands. It is one of the oldest universities in the Netherlands and one of the largest in Europe.
Since English is the official language at UCU, applicants are required to demonstrate proof of proficiency.

Scholarship Description:  

  • Application deadline: February 1 , 2017
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing bachelor or master degree programme.
  • Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded for the study the subjects offered by the university.
  • Scholarship Award: The Utrecht Excellence scholarship can be awarded as:
    • Tuition fees
      or
    • Tuition fees plus 11.000 euro living expenses
    As the grant is not automatically a full scholarship, it may be necessary to find additional funding to be able to finance your studies and stay completely. Students requiring a residence permit in the Netherlands must prove to the IND (Immigration and Naturalisation Office) that they have sufficient financial means.
  • Number of Scholarships: 20-25 scholarships are available for 2018-2019, divided over the 6 Graduate Schools.
  • Nationality: Non-EU/EEA students
  • Scholarship can be taken in Netherlands

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

  • Eligible Countries: Non-EU/EEA students can apply for Utrecht Excellence Scholarships.
  • Entrance Requirements: To be eligible for an Utrecht Excellence Scholarship, you must
    • Belong to the top 10% of your graduating class
    • Hold a non-EU/EEA passport and not be eligible for support under the Dutch system of study grants and loans
    • Have completed your secondary school and/or Bachelor degree outside the Netherlands
    • Have applied for an international master’s programme with a start date of September 1, 2018. Not all programmes participate, Tuition fees and financial support to see if the Utrecht Excellence Scholarship is mentioned as a scholarship opportunity.
  • 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:

After submitting an application for the Master’s programme, non-EU/EEA students will have the option to submit an application for an Utrecht Excellence Scholarship.
How to Apply: You will need to upload the following document:
  • Proof of belonging to the top 10% of your graduating class:
    an official document issued by your university that proves you are among the top 10% of your graduating class, such as a statement signed and stamped by your University, a reference letter, a class ranking certificate, etc.
Please note that students starting their programme in February are not eligible for the Utrecht Excellence Scholarships.
  • Submit an application for a Master’s programme; if you do not do this first, your UES application will simply be deleted.
  • After submitting an application for a Master’s programme, you can go to Osiris Online Application.
  • Log in with your Osiris username and password.
  • Click on the link ‘New application’.
  • Answer the UES questions and upload the requested document(s).
  • Submit your application.
As the scholarship deadline is February 1, you will not be informed whether you have been awarded the scholarship prior to this date and not before you have been (un)conditionally admitted to the programme.
For more Details, Please Contact
AK CONSULTANTS, Anna Nagar,Madurai.
0452-4361818.
Website: www.akconsultants.in

Thursday, 16 November 2017

ETH Excellence Master Scholarship Programme for International Students in Switzerland, 2018

The ETH Zurich is offering ETH excellence scholarship programme to support excellent students (national and international) wishing to pursue a Master’s degree at ETH. Two types of scholarship programmes are available: first is Excellence Scholarship & Opportunity Programme (ESOP) and second one is master scholarship Programme (MSP).
ETH Zurich supports excellent students wishing to pursue a Master’s degree at ETH with two scholarship programmes.
ETH Zurich is a science, technology, engineering and mathematics university in the city of Z├╝rich, Switzerland.
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: December 15, 2017
  • Course Level: Scholarship is available for pursuing master’s degree level at ETH Zurich.
  • Study Subject: Scholarship is awarded to learn any of the subjects offered by the university.
  • Scholarship Award: 
    • The Excellence Scholarship consists of a grant covering living and study expenses (CHF 11,000 per semester) as well as a tuition fee waiver. The scholarship begins when the student commences his or her Master’s degree and is awarded for the regular duration of the Master’s programme (three or four semesters). It is awarded independently of the scholarship holder’s financial situation.
    • The Master Scholarship consists of a partial stipend for living and study expenses (CHF 6,000 per semester) as well as a tuition fee waiver. The department can additionally provide a scholarship of CHF 1,500 – 3,000 per semester or offer an assistantship from the second semester onwards (with a payment of CHF 600 per month).
    • The scholarship begins when the student commences his or her Master’s degree and is awarded for the regular duration of the Master’s programme (three or four semesters). It is awarded independently of the scholarship holder’s financial situation. The Master Scholarship Programme requires a financial contribution from the scholarship holder.
  • Number of Scholarships: Numbers are not given.
  • Nationality: Swiss and international
  • Scholarship can be taken in Switzerland

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

  • Eligible Countries: December 15, 2017
  • Entrance Requirements:
    • The scholarship programmes are open to excellent students both from the ETH and from other universities (national and international) wishing to pursue their Master’s degree at ETH Zurich.
    • The prerequisite is a very good result in their Bachelor’s. Students must belong to the best 10 percent of their Bachelor’s programme.
  • 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:

All information provided in the application must be complete and correct. The pre-proposal for the Master’s thesis must be developed by yourself and use established scientific citation practice.


How to Apply: Application documents for ESOP and MSP
All information provided in the application must be complete and correct. The pre-proposal for the Master’s thesis must be developed by yourself and use established scientific citation practice.
Plagiarism, negligent or intentional misinformation will lead to exclusion from the admission process or – if discovered later – to the revocation of the admission and of any scholarship.
If you are applying for more than one Master’s programme, please submit a separate application form for each degree programme.
Important
Also apply for a Master’s degree programme at ETH Zurich (or if you, as an ETH Bachelor student, continue with a consecutive Master’s degree programme).
If you are already enrolled in a Master’s degree programme at ETH Zurich, you are not eligible to apply for this scholarship.

For more Details, Please Contact
AK CONSULTANTS, Anna Nagar,Madurai.
0452-4361818.
Website: www.akconsultants.in

Wednesday, 15 November 2017

40 Fully-Funded Postgraduate Scholarships at Newcastle University in UK, 2018

There are up to 40 fully-funded scholarships available for students starting their studies in 2018-19. They are designed to reward students of any nationality who demonstrate the highest academic excellence and potential.
Newcastle University (officially, the University of Newcastle upon Tyne) is a public research university in Newcastle upon Tyne in the North-East of England.
Students need a good level of English language to study at Newcastle University. English will be the main language you use socially and for study. If English is not their first language they will need to provide a recognised English language test or qualification.

Scholarship Description:

Applications close: January 31, 2018, April 27, 2018, and June 29, 2018
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing postgraduate programme.
Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to study the subjects offered by the university.
Scholarship Award: 50% or 100% of tuition fees
Number of Scholarships: Up to 40 scholarships are available.
Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

Eligible Countries: Citizens of China, USA, Canada, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt, Turkey, Algeria, Morocco, India, Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya and Uganda are eligible to apply.
Entrance Requirements: To be considered for the 50% scholarships applicants must:
  • Be a national of one of the following countries: China, USA, Canada, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt, Turkey, Algeria, Morocco
  • Be assessed as international for fee purposes
  • Hold an offer for an eligible Master’s degree programme at the University’s Newcastle city centre campus for the 2018/19 academic year
  • Eligible candidates will be assessed according to evidence of academic ability, evidence of commitment to studies and quality of application.
Further details, including a list of non-eligible courses, can be found in the VCES postgraduate regulations (50 per cent) (Word 31KB)
To be considered for the 100% scholarships applicants must:
  • Be a national of one of the following countries: India, Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Uganda
  • Be assessed as international for fee purposes
  • Hold an offer for an eligible Master’s degree programme at the University’s Newcastle city centre campus for the 2018/19 academic year
English Language Requirements: Students need a good level of English language to study at Newcastle University. English will be the main language you use socially and for study. If English is not their first language they will need to provide a recognised English language test or qualification.

Application Procedure:

International preparation courses and graduate diplomas have a different application method. Students apply online through partner INTO. Find out about how to apply to:

How to Apply:

Applications must be submitted using the online application form.
For more Details, Please Contact
AK CONSULTANTS, Anna Nagar,Madurai.
0452-4361818.
Website: www.akconsultants.in

Tuesday, 14 November 2017

40 Fully-Funded Postgraduate Scholarships at Newcastle University in UK, 2018

There are up to 40 fully-funded scholarships available for students starting their studies in 2018-19. They are designed to reward students of any nationality who demonstrate the highest academic excellence and potential.
Newcastle University (officially, the University of Newcastle upon Tyne) is a public research university in Newcastle upon Tyne in the North-East of England.
Students need a good level of English language to study at Newcastle University. English will be the main language you use socially and for study. If English is not their first language they will need to provide a recognised English language test or qualification.

Scholarship Description:

Applications close: January 31, 2018, April 27, 2018, and June 29, 2018
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing postgraduate programme.
Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to study the subjects offered by the university.
Scholarship Award: 50% or 100% of tuition fees
Number of Scholarships: Up to 40 scholarships are available.
Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

Eligible Countries: Citizens of China, USA, Canada, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt, Turkey, Algeria, Morocco, India, Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya and Uganda are eligible to apply.
Entrance Requirements: To be considered for the 50% scholarships applicants must:
  • Be a national of one of the following countries: China, USA, Canada, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt, Turkey, Algeria, Morocco
  • Be assessed as international for fee purposes
  • Hold an offer for an eligible Master’s degree programme at the University’s Newcastle city centre campus for the 2018/19 academic year
  • Eligible candidates will be assessed according to evidence of academic ability, evidence of commitment to studies and quality of application.
Further details, including a list of non-eligible courses, can be found in the VCES postgraduate regulations (50 per cent) (Word 31KB)
To be considered for the 100% scholarships applicants must:
  • Be a national of one of the following countries: India, Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Uganda
  • Be assessed as international for fee purposes
  • Hold an offer for an eligible Master’s degree programme at the University’s Newcastle city centre campus for the 2018/19 academic year
English Language Requirements: Students need a good level of English language to study at Newcastle University. English will be the main language you use socially and for study. If English is not their first language they will need to provide a recognised English language test or qualification.

Application Procedure:

International preparation courses and graduate diplomas have a different application method. Students apply online through partner INTO. Find out about how to apply to:

How to Apply:

Applications must be submitted using the online application form.

Friday, 10 November 2017

Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) Program in Canada, 2018

Applications are invited for Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) Program from Canadian citizen, Permanent Resident, or Protected Person and international students who are studying in Ontario with a student study permit. The value of scholarship is $5,000 per term up to a maximum of $15,000 per academic year.
The Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) Program provides funding to students in graduate studies at the master’s and doctoral levels. It’s a merit-based scholarship, with awards available to graduate students attending participating schools in Ontario in all disciplines of academic study.
The OGS program is jointly funded by the Province of Ontario and the university awarding the scholarship. Ontario contributes two-thirds of the value of the award and the university provides one-third. This year, Ontario provided about $30 million towards these scholarships and participating schools provided $15 million.

Scholarship Description:

  • Application deadline:  Application, document and review details for this scholarship vary by school. Check with your school’s Graduate Studies Office for deadline information.
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available to graduate students (master’s or doctoral levels) attending participating schools (Brock University; Carleton University; University of Guelph; Lakehead University; Laurentian University; McMaster University; Nipissing University: OCAD University; University of Ontario Institute of Technology; University of Ottawa; Queen’s University; Ryerson University; University of Toronto; Trent University; University of Waterloo; Western University; Wilfrid Laurier University; University of Windsor and York University) in Ontario.
  • Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in all disciplines of academic study.
  • Scholarship Award: OGS awards are based on the number of terms your consecutive studies within an academic year:
    • $10,000 for 2 consecutive terms of study
    • $15,000 for 3 consecutive terms of study
  • Number of Scholarships: Numbers are not given.
  • Nationality: Canadian citizen, Permanent Resident, or Protected Person and international students
  • Scholarship can be taken in Canada

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

  • Eligible Countries: Canadian citizen, Permanent Resident, or Protected Person and international students who are studying in Ontario with a student study permit are eligible to apply.
  • Entrance Requirements: To be considered for an OGS, a student must be:
    • A Canadian citizen, Permanent Resident, or Protected Person [under subsection 95(2) of the Immigration and Refugee Protections Act (Canada)] at the time of the OGS application deadline date.
    • International students who are studying in Ontario with a student study permit under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (Canada) are eligible for the allotted international student award.
    • Enrolled or plan to enrol in a full-time program of study at participating schools for the 2016-2017 academic year that leads to a graduate degree and is approved for operating grant purposes by the ministry.
    • Enrolled in 60% or more of a full course load, or 40% or more for students with permanent disabilities.
  • English Language Requirements: Students must meet the following eligibility requirements to be considered for this scholarship: Students must be in graduate studies in the master’s or doctoral level or Students must be enrolled in a full-time program for 2 or more terms (21 to 52 weeks in total) for the academic you’re submitting your application.

Application Procedure:

OGS applications are normally available in October. Each participating school has its own unique OGS application.

How to Apply: Students interested in an Ontario Graduate Scholarships (OGS) are reminded that each university awards these scholarships individually and sets their own deadlines. Applicants must apply for an OGS to each of the universities they are interested in attending. Students already enrolled at a university should apply to their institution.
  • Graduate Students who have access, must complete the online application and upload the requested documents (found in Carleton Central under Awards and Financial Assistance, Graduate Online Application Forms) by Nov. 15.
  • Your referees will be notified by email once you have submitted your application. They will then have until Dec. 1 to submit their referee form.
  • All Other Applicants fill out an OGS application form. This form is available under “Application Forms” on this page. Please DOWNLOAD the .pdf forms and complete. Once completed, you must print it and include it in your OGS application package. PLEASE NOTE: Applications must NOT be double-sided. You must assemble and submit an OGS application package that contains the following (scroll down to find forms):
  1. Completed OGS Application (all pages)
  2. Application Checklist
  3. Two Academic Assessment Reports (references).  Note: You must have your Academic Assessment Reports completed by professors most familiar with your academic studies. The completed reports must be included in your OGS application package. If you can, have your academic assessors return the letters to you or ask if you may pick them up.
  4. Research/Program Statement (Tell the committee what you plan to study, the program’s fit with your studies and your career plans)
  5. Awards and Publication Pages (Optional, if you do not have any awards or publications you are not required to submit these pages.
  6. Temporary resident visa student – student study permit (if applicable)
  • Get Transcripts (Official transcripts are required for OGS applications from any of the previous post- secondary institutions you have attended.)
  • Request two References: We will accept one professional reference but it must speak to your academic abilities.
  • Submit Your Completed Application (You should submit your complete application, with all official transcripts, references and other documents, to the graduate administrator at the department at Carleton that you are applying to.)
  • Accept Your Offer (If you have a pending decision from SSHRC, NSERC or CIHR and have been successful in the OGS competition, please accept your OGS offer. If you then receive a positive result regarding a different external award, your funding with be revised. In order to accept this award, you will need to print out a form (available in the near future) and submit it by post or email.
For more Details, Please Contact
AK CONSULTANTS, Anna Nagar,Madurai.
0452-4361818.
Website: www.akconsultants.in