The College has made available a number of scholarships for new international applicants who want to study a Masters degree at Royal Holloway. The award is given to those who are considered academically excel lent. These scholarships have a value of Â£4,000 and are tenable for the first year of postgraduate taught studies only.
Applicants from overseas are eligible to submit an application, as long as they already hold a conditional or unconditional offer of a place to study at Royal Holloway on a Masters programme. Applicants will need to have successfully completed a Bachelors degree in an appropriate subject with good grades and at a reputable university for a taught Masters programme. Exact requirements will depend on the programme. In many cases a masters level qualification will also be required.
Submission: May 1,2008.
Carleton student wins Rhodes Scholarship
Carleton Universitys Michael Urban is following in the academic footsteps of politicians like former president Bill Clinton and former Canadian prime minister John Turner.
Mr. Urban, a 23-year-old masters student at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, has won a prestigious Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford University.
He is the third known Carleton student to win the award and he will head overseas in the fall of 2007 for an academic stint of up to three years.
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OCCC Foundation announces available scholarship
The Oregon Coast Community College (OCCC) Foundation manages a wide range of scholarship funds available to OCCC students. The scholarship application deadline for spring term is March 1, with classes scheduled to begin April. 2.
Scholarships are currently available from the following organizations: Business and Professional Women Association, $1,000; Marc Goldberg Entrepreneurial Scholarship, $750; Newport Masonic Lodge No. 85, $500; OSU Federal Credit Union GED and Beyond, $200; PEO Chapter CE, $500 per year; Renegade Nurse, $1,500; Mark Watts Memorial for EMT training, inquire as to funding amount; and Kennys IGA-Altrusa International of Yaquina Bay GED Testing Fee (there is no deadline for this scholarship).
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All-rounder scoops memorial scholarship
Ella Watt is looking forward to a bright 2007 thanks to one of the most cherished members of her school community.
The Freemans Bay resident will start university without financial pressure after being awarded the Louise Gardner centennial scholarship.
The $15,000 grant is in memory of the former Auckland Girls Grammar principal, teacher and student who died in May aged 90.
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It was all joy recently, when Foursquare Gospel Church, Akowonjo chapter, took time off its spiritual schedule to perform a corporate social responsibility. At the grand finale of annual revival tagged REST programme, held at the church auditorium, no fewer than five students smiled home with N20,000, in scholarship grants. REST programme means Restoration and Enlargement through Supernatural Touch.’
For the beneficiaries of the grant, the first of what is to be a yearly event, it was a great relief. They were all undergraduate students of various universities, who won the scholarship after passing through screening exercises and series of interviews conducted by the church authorities.
The five lucky winners were Oluwaseun Ijaola, a 200 level student of Chemical Engineering at the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomos Rufus Oladapo, 100 hundred level student of Mathematics of the same institution and Faith Aigbedion, a 200 level Banking and Finance student of the University of Benin.
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Memorial Scholarship to Honor Devoted Basketball Player
A scholarship in honor of a man who lived for the game of basketball will help a Henry Clay High School student attend college.
Despite a heart condition, friends and family say Ethan Jenkins played basketball his entire life.
After hearing about his physical ailment he still continued on, still played basketball, still engaged and enjoyed his life, said Trisha Clement a high school friend and organizer of the Ethan Jenkins Memorial Scholarship Fund.
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Gulf County Scholarship Program
The Gulf County Scholarship Program provides incentives for students to take advantage of advanced educational endeavors, and provides the opportunity for every student who graduates from a Gulf County public high school to pursue further education at a vocational/technical school, college, or university.
This program, available to all students in the Gulf County Public Schools, kicks in during in the seventh grade when students can begin earning points to be converted to scholarship dollars when he or she graduates. Points are earned for attendance, academic achievement, completing specified standardized tests and parent participation in approved workshops.
Students need to obtain a Point Summary Sheet, have parents complete the form, and return it to their school guidance office by June 15 of each year.
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They provide financial support for postgraduate students and postdoctoral fellows from India to undertake
short-term research, in any field of study, in Australia. Awards are valued at up to AS 25000. Award is for four to six months duration with funding on a pro-rata basis.
Citizens or permanent residents of India, physically residing in India at the time of application; have at least an undergraduate degree; and demonstrate English language proficiency (IELTS Academic Test with a score of at least 6.5/ TOEFL paper-based test score of at least 580, including a score of at least 4.5 in the Test of Written English/ TOEFL computer-based test score of at least 230 including an essay writing score of at least 4.5).
Submission: July 31, 2006 (Australian EST).
The widow of a former Florida Senate President has endowed a scholarship at the University of North Florida to fund need-based and merit scholarships.
Catherine Brantleys gift of $250,000 to UNF established the Catherine and Lewis Brantley Endowed Scholarship Fund. The donation is eligible for matching funds from the state and will bring the total to $375,000.
Lew Brantley, who died in 2004, was elected to the Florida House of Representatives, where he served for four years, and then to the Florida Senate in 1970. He served as president of the Senate from 1976 to 1978. He also served on the UNF Foundation Board from 1975 to 1978.
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Clark County students given first priority for new scholarship
Clark County students who plan to major in Christian studies or a related field will soon be given the opportunity to apply for a new Ouachita Baptist University scholarship.
Mr. Doyle Lumpkin of San Angelo, Texas, recently established the Doyle and Marie Hardwick Lumpkin Endowed Scholarship Fund. The fund is intended to provide scholarship assistance to full-time Ouachita students.
Recipients of the scholarship must be pursuing a major that reflects a vocational desire for Christian ministry, and students from Clark County will have first priority for the award.
Source : obu.edu
Scholarship applications available for eighth annual Womens Workshop and Resource Fair
Scholarship applications are now available for the Eighth Annual Women for Women Workshop and Resource Fair scheduled to take place from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 27 at the Oregon Coast Aquarium.
The event is co-sponsored by Oregon Coast Community College, Newport Business and Professional Women, and Altrusa International of Yaquina Bay and is designed to provide convenient access to business and personal training for women.
Thanks to Newport Business and Professional Women, we will once again be able to offer scholarships to women who cant afford the registration fee, noted Claire Little, chairperson and owner of Life Cycle Financial Planning. We want to make this workshop available to as many women as possible.
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British Council Scotland Saltire Schoarships is open for the Canadian, Chinese, Indian and US nationals. It has aim to encouraging bright, talented and hard working individuals to live, work and study in Scotland. Â£2000 is available as a one off award towards the cost full time Masters level course.
06/12/09 – Last date for submission of application
British Council Scotland
The Tun, 3rd Floor
4 Jacksonâ€™s Entry, Holyrood Road
Edinburgh, EH8 8PJ
Phone: +44(0)131 524 5700
Fax: +44(0)131 524 5701
Post Graduate (MSc) Scholarships Scheme at Royal Meteorological Society (RMetS)
The Royal Meteorological Society (RMetS) will make up to two RMetS MSc research scholarships available each year to enable outstanding graduates with suitable first degrees to take up an MSc course in meteorological or related science. Scholarships will be valued at Â£11,330 each for a one year course (Â£13,460 for London colleges).
Requirements: There are no restrictions on the nationality of applicants for these scholarships or on the location of their undergraduate course and applicants do not have to be members of the RMetS. Applicants must have secured the offer of a place on a suitable MSc course at a recognised university department, (the host department) which must not normally be the department at which they have taken their first degree. The host department should normally be located in the EU and preference will be given to those courses which are accredited by the RMetS as pre-qualification for the Chartered Meteorologist qualification, CMet. Departments outside the EU may also be considered.
To apply: Jo be made on the application form available from the RMetS and be received by the RMetS, 104 Oxford Road, Reading, RG1 7LL
Submission: By March 31
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Washington-based Sikh Human Development Foundation (SHDF) has awarded 153 scholarships this year to needy students in Punjab and neighboring states in India. This is the highest number of need-based scholarships granted in any single year by SHDF to meritorious Sikh and non-Sikh students pursuing professional degree courses. The last years record number was 127.
Starting with 24 scholarships in 2000-01, SHDF has continuously improved upon its previous years record. By now it has awarded a total of 580 scholarships of which more than 160 recipients have already graduated. SHDF is now tracking their placement in appropriate jobs, said Gajinder S. Ahuja, SHDF Secretary General.
Continuing, Ahuja said that An analysis of the scholarships for 2006-07 shows that 53% of the scholarships went to male and 47% to female students. 60% of the scholarship recipients, boys and girls, came from villages and 40% from urban centers. The professional split of scholarships was: 44% for different branches of engineering and technology, 22% for medicine and health, 20% in computer sciences and the balance for disciplines like agriculture, aeronautics, business management and journalism. A number of these students are children of widows, terminally sick parents, domestic servants, pensioners and daily wage laborers in urban as well as rural areas. 58% of the students are from families with income of less than a dollar a day per person. In fact 39% of the students are from families with incomes of less than 60 cents per day per person.
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Judith Munter, associate dean for UTEPs College of Education, has been selected as a Fulbright scholar by the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.
Munter in August will start a nine-month project to develop a collaborative research network that will help evaluate the teaching and learning process in Mexico, according to a news release.
She will also study the impact it has on the success of students who immigrate to the United States, the release said.
Chesapeake Energy Corporation and two Arkansas Rotary districts announced today that the company has agreed to fund $50,000 in scholarships over the next year to state students who have or will be graduating from high school.
The initial $1,000 scholarship was presented to Jesse Foster, who will attend the Proficiency of Petroleum Technology Program at Arkansas State University â€” Heber Springs. Chesapeake contributed the funds to the Cleburne County Rotary Club, which provided it to the university.
Our hope is that this scholarship program will help encourage young people to consider fields of study that are relevant to the energy industry, said Carol Troy, Chesapeakes director of corporate communications. Our significant investment in Arkansas is expected to continue for the foreseeable future, and we are thrilled to establish a solid relationship with Rotary and the community leaders that form the clubs membership base.
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More than 20 part scholarships for international applicants commencing taught and research postgraduate studies in September 2007 are to be awarded by the Faculty of Medicine Graduate School, University of Glasgow. The part scholarships will typically cover the home/EU fee component, department for education and skills rates, of the international programme fees. Part scholarships are also available for research study leading to the degrees of MSc (medical science), MD, DDS and PhD in five-rated groups within the faculty’s main research based divisions: cancer sciences and molecular pathology, cardiovascular and medical sciences, immunology, infection and inflammation, community based sciences, developmental medicine and clinical neurosciences. Opportunities may also be available for research in dentistry and nursing and health care.
Requirements: All applicants must hold or expect to achieve a first class or upper second-class honours degree, or Masters, in a relevant discipline. Exceptions apply where no honours degree classification exists. Applications are invited from international applicants applying for taught Masters programmes including MSc in medical science, applied neuro psychology, MSc medical science in human nutrition, MSc medical science in clinical nutrition, MSc medical science in medical genetics, MSc medical science in clinical pharmacology. Master of public health, MSc medical science in clinical physics, MSc medical science in sport and exercise medicine, MSc medical science in health care and new Masters’ programmes commencing in September 2007, subject to Senate approval. A number of part scholarships will be strategically earmarked for international applicants applying to these new programmes.
Submission: May 31,2007.
Govs gift spurs review of Katz scholarship
The archbishop of Newark has ordered a review of union leader Carla Katzs scholarship to Seton Hall Law School after questions were raised about donations made by her former boyfriend, Gov. Corzine.
Archbishop John Myers, chairman of the Catholic universitys board, ordered the review Friday, according to Newark Archdiocese spokesman James Goodness.
Just because this issue has come up, it is just incumbent on us to look into it to make sure everything was done appropriately, Goodness told The Record of Bergen County for Saturdays editions. If theres a solid reason for her having it, thats fine.
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Lady Meherbai DTata Scholarships are to be awarded for higher
Lady Meherbai Scholarships
Lady Meherbai DTata Scholarships are to be awarded for higher studies abroad in the field of social work; education and welfare of children with special needs, family/child health and welfare, status, health and empowerment of women, womens studies, health planning and education, public health – community health and rural organisation work for academic year 2006-2007.
Requirements: Female Indian graduates from a recognised Indian university, having a consistently good academic record, having applied for admission or secured admission to universities of Europe or America for 2007-2008.
To apply: Apply for the forms giving full particulars of academic record to Lady Meherbai DTata Education Trust, Bombay House, Homi Mody Street, Mumbai-400001.
Submission: April 27, 2007 for completed application.
REFINING techniques to better treat heart patients is taking Pakuranga student Kieran OBrien across the globe.
The Auckland University Bioengineering Institute student is set to take his knowledge of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to Oxford University with the help of an $11,000 scholarship.
The William Georgetti Scholarship recently presented to Mr OBrien allows him to further develop work hes done towards a PhD studying aortic stenosis â€“ narrowing of the aortic valve.
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