Vice-Chancellor International Scholarship, Charles Sturt University, Australia

Charles Sturt University Australia

To celebrate the opening of CSU’s new campus in Port Macquarie to international students, CSU offers a number of $5,000 and $10,000 tuition fee scholarships to new commencing international students enrolled in courses offered on Port Macquarie campus in Session 1, 2018.

Eligibility
AVAILABLE TO:

  • Commencing full-time international students in either session one, February 2018 or session two July 2018.

CAMPUS: Port Macquarie

MUST BE STUDYING IN:

  • Bachelor of Accounting
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Outdoor Recreation and Ecotourism)
  • Bachelor of Business Studies
  • Bachelor of Creative Arts and Design (Graphic Design)
  • Bachelor of Criminal Justice
  • Bachelor of Environmental Science Management
  • Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science (With Specialisations)
  • Bachelor of Medical Radiations Science (With Specialisations)
  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy
  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy
  • Bachelor of Psychology
  • Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology)
  • Bachelor of Social Work (TAFE integrated)
  • Master of Customs Administration
  • Master of Professional Accounting
  • Master of Information Technology

CONDITIONS:
Applicant must be an international applicant for a course offered at Port Macquarie Campus for 201830 (February) or 201860 (July) sessions. International Exchange and Study Abroad applicants are not eligible for this scholarship.

Provide evidence of:

  • High Academic achievements 75% or GPA 5/7 or 3/4 or equivalent.
  • Community involvement and desire to be involved in the CSU Port Macquarie Community (1000 word essay).
  • Applicant must hold an unconditional offer* for a CSU course, delivered at CSU Port Macquarie.

* Unconditional offer means that the applicant has met all of the conditions of their conditional offer including meeting the English Language Proficiency requirements, providing certified documentation, and passing the Genuine Temporary Entrant checks, etc. Please Note: For many countries applicants will be required to apply for admissions via an approved CSU Education Agent. Please see the list of approved CSU Agents

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Heriot-Watt Postgraduate Scholarships, Heriot-Watt University, UK

Heriot-Watt University, UKHeriot-Watt University is continuing to offer its new Scholarship Programme for 2018/19 entry for applicants to Postgraduate Taught Masters degree programmes.

Successful Scholarships will benefit from a fee reduction in one of three categories:

  • Heriot-Watt Merit Scholarships – 25% reduction for International, £2,000 for Home/EU/Rest of UK
  • Heriot-Watt Excellence Scholarships – 50% reduction for International
  • Heriot-Watt Distinction Scholarships – 100% reduction for International (max FIVE scholarships in total)

Who is eligible?

  • Home, EU, Rest of UK and International applicants to Postrgraduate taught Masters programmes.
  • Criteria is based on academic merit, but financial need will be taken into consideration for the higher value scholarships.
  • Applicants must have an offer of a place to study with Heriot-Watt University in the UK.
  • Distance Learning applicants are not eligible.

How do I apply?
Once you have an offer of a place in the UK (on-Campus), visit the Application Portal, which is now open for applications. Please complete the correct application form by the closing date of Monday 30th April 2018.

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Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship for Research Excellence, University of Nottingham, UK

University of Nottingham UKOur Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarships for Research Excellence aim to recognise and reward applications from outstanding international students from the Faculties of Arts, Medicine and Health Sciences, Science and Social Sciences. In 2018 we are offering 50 full tuition fee scholarships.

Closing date 09 March 2018.

Who is eligible to apply?
You can apply for this scholarship if you:

  • are classed as an overseas student for fee purposes AND
  • already hold an offer to start a full-time research degree programme**, PhD or MPhil, at our Nottingham campus with a start date that falls between 01 October 2018 and 01 February 2019 (inclusive), in any subject area*** excluding Engineering

**Please note that these scholarships are for up to each of 3 years of a research programme, subject to satisfactory progress.

***We welcome applications from suitable candidates but would particularly value applications from strong candidates wishing to work within the research priority areas of each faculty.

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Khazar University International Scholarship Program, Azerbaijan

Khazar University is the first private University in the South Caucasus that started implementing international education programs with English language as a medium of instruction. Pursuant to its policy and service commitments, the University is proud to announce the Khazar University International Scholarship Program for 2018-2019 (further referred to as KUISP) extended to nationals of all countries without any limitation.

General Principles
The guiding principles of the program are as follows:

  • All foreign citizens are eligible for KUISP.
  • KUISP is available for potential students at all schools of the University: School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, School of Economics and Management, School of Humanities and Social Sciences and School of Education.
  • Applicants to bachelor, master and PhD programs are eligible to apply for KUISP.
  • Every year two scholarships, each covering the cost of the full tuition fee, will be awarded to citizens of each country who apply to Khazar University programs.
  • The scholarship is provided for one year subject to prolongation based on the academic performance of the grantee.
  • The scholarship covers the cost of the tuition fee for one academic year, but does not cover living, travel or other expenses.
  • Khazar University conducts evaluation and the selection of submitted applications via document screening and Skype interviews with shortlisted applicants. The details and the time frame of the selection are specified in the KUISP time schedule.

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Durham Doctoral Studentships, Durham University, UK

The Faculty of Arts & Humanities intends to award a limited number of Durham Doctoral Studentships (DDS) to international postgraduate researchers of exceptional ability for entry in October 2018.

Benefits
Durham Doctoral Awards are tenable for three years full-time or five years part-time, and offer the following financial support package:

  1. an annual maintenance allowance at Research Council rates;
  2. fees at overseas rate.

In addition, departments may be able to offer paid teaching and/or research assistance opportunities.

Who We Are Looking For
We are looking for candidates with the following:

  1. a first-class or very good 2:1 undergraduate degree;
  2. an MA (completed or in progress) in a relevant subject area at distinction or near-distinction level;
  3. an outstanding academic record and research potential;
  4. a high-quality research project that can be completed within 3 years;
  5. a clear and credible link between the proposed research and the expertise of the supervisory team;
  6. a clear understanding of how the project fits with the research environments in which it will be carried out (you may wish to comment here on the relevance of the department, centre or institute).

Eligibility
Applicants from anywhere in the world are eligible for Durham Doctoral Studentships. Home/EU applicants to Durham should not apply for a DDS; instead they should for an AHRC Northern Bridge studentship (http://www.northernbridge.ac.uk/studentships/eligibility/). Northern Bridge applicants at Durham will automatically be entered into the DDS competition as well. Students from outside the UK/EU are not eligible to apply to Northern Bridge.

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Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Studentship, University of Surrey, UK

We are pleased to announce that the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) Studentship Competition is now open for an October 2018 start. These studentships are available for high quality Home/EU or international candidates.

Our offer includes:

  • Tuition fees waiver (Home / EU or International);
  • Maintenance (stipend) at current research-council rates for a full-time PhD;
  • Invitation to teach and/or demonstrate.

In addition to the studentship support, all Postgraduate Research (PGR) students in FASS have access to:

  • Professional development and skills support through the Doctoral College’s Researcher Development Programme
  • At least £500 per year for research expenses
  • Invitation to enrol on our PGCert in Higher Education
  • Access to research seminars with visiting speakers and training appropriate to the discipline

Studentships will be awarded on the basis of the academic excellence of both the candidate and the research proposal or your supporting statement, in the case of Economics. This is an extremely competitive process and only very high calibre candidates will be successful. Candidates who apply to our Research Council Doctoral Partnership schemes (TECHNE and SeNSS) are automatically considered for our internal studentships as well (there is no need to apply twice).

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Quantitative Social Science PhD Scholarship, University of Kent, UK

University of Kent

PhD degrees which apply:

  • Sociology
  • Social Policy
  • Criminology

Successful candidates will have obtained a 1st or good 2.1 undergraduate degree in a relevant subject, and ordinarily an MA or MSc at Merit or Distinction level. The scholarship covers tuition fees at the postgraduate standard home/EU 2018-19 rate, in addition to an annual maintenance stipend set at the 2018-19 rate (in 2017-18 this was £14,553 per annum) and an additional allowance of £3,000 per year to enable you to undertake training in and to apply advanced quantitative methods.

You need to make TWO applications:

  1. For a PLACE to study a postgraduate degree in one of Sociology, Social Policy or Criminology at the University – online application
  2. For the Quantitative Social Science PhD Scholarship, click here to obtain the application form.

Information on our postgraduate research programmes can be viewed on our postgraduate studies webpage. For questions about the application process please email the Postgraduate Office sspssr-pg-admin@kent.ac.uk

Both applications must be submitted by the deadline of 16.00 Friday 19 January 2018. Candidates shortlisted for interview will be informed during Wednesday 31 January 2018. Interviews will be held the same week on Tuesday 6 February 2018 at our Canterbury campus.

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School of Social Sciences PhD Studentships, University of Manchester, UK

University of Manchester UKType of award
Studentship

Managing department
School of Social Sciences

Value

  • Home Fees
  • £14,296 annual stipend (to be confirmed)
  • Students can claim for certain research expenses from the Research Training Support Grant.

Specified use
+3 PhD

Tenable period
3 years full-time or 6 years part-time.

Continuation of award
Continuation of the award is subject to satisfactory progress.

Number available
Available in the following areas;

  • Economics
  • Politics
  • Social Anthropology
  • Sociology
  • Philosophy
  • Social Statistics

Funding provider
This award is internal.

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Dean’s International Excellence Awards, University of Strathclyde, UK

To recognise academic achievement, the Dean’s Excellence Award offers international students a merit-based scholarship of up to £3,000 for entry onto a full time Masters programme in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Eligibility
To apply for a Dean’s International Excellence Awards: Humanities & Social Sciences, candidates must:

  • Be available to commence their academic studies in the UK by the start of the academic year in September/October 2017.
  • Hold a first degree at first or upper second class Honours, or equivalent.
  • Hold an unconditional offer to their Masters programme and have made their £2000 deposit payment towards their tuition fees.

Some scholarships have restrictions on other funding you can accept. This means that you have to decide which scholarship to accept. For any University of Strathclyde award you are successful in applying for, you will receive the higher value award only.

  • Country Group: International
  • Subject: Physical activity for health, Politics, History, Modern languages, Speech and language therapy, Education, Law, English, Psychology, Social work and social policy
  • Level of Study: Postgraduate Taught
  • Mode of Study: Full Time

Deadline: 1 September 2017

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International Postgraduate Research (PGR) Excellence Scholarship, University of Leicester, UK

University of Leicester UKThe College of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities is pleased to offer eight International Excellence Scholarships to the value of £15,000* for September 2017 entry, to its Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programmes.

The College of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities contains some of the leading research departments in the UK.

Application Deadline
The deadline for applications is 1st June 2017.
Applications received after this date will not be considered.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Awards will be granted to the strongest applicants based on an assessment of your:
    • research proposal
    • academic record and
    • supporting references
  • You must be an international (non-EU) fee paying applicant.
  • You must be able to commence studies in September 2017 as a full-time campus based student or part time Distance Learning student.

Entry Requirements

  • You must have obtained a first class or upper second class undergraduate degree or an equivalent overseas qualification in a relevant subject.
  • You must have obtained a Masters’ degree in a relevant subject.
  • You must possess the required English language qualification. or show evidence of achieving this by September 2017.

Application Process

  1. Explore the University of Leicester’s research areas (College of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities) and ensure supervision is offered in your area of study.
  2. Draft a research proposal. Please refer to the guidelines for research proposals on the relevant subject page you wish to research.
  3. Prepare your supporting documents:
    1. Supply copies of all relevant certificates/diplomas and transcripts (You must provide official copies of your transcripts including explanations of the mark schemes used). Supporting documents that are not in English must be provided with a certified English translation.
    2. You must also provide contact details for two academic referees who can comment on your suitability for the research degree programme.
  4. Submit your application online – In the Funding Section of the application please can you select Studentship in the Dropdown Menu. In the next dropdown select ‘Other’ and add PGR Excellence Scholarship 2017 in the ‘please specify’ section. If you have any other sources of funding please add these as prompted

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