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Fellowship Programmes for Master, PhD Research and Short Courses, 2013/14

Dutch Government is offering Fellowship Programmes for developing country applicants. The fellowship is available for master’s, PhD and short courses.
Study Subject(s): Fellowship is provided any one course offered by Dutch institution
Course Level: The fellowship is available for pursuing master’s, PhD and short courses.
Scholarship Provider: Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs under the budget for development cooperation.
Scholarship can be taken at: Netherlands
Scholarship Open for International Students:
Afghanistan, Ethiopia, Peru, Albania, Georgia, Philippines, Armenia, Ghana, Rwanda, Autonomous Palestinian Territories, Guatemala, Senegal, Bangladesh, India, Somalia, Benin, Indonesia, South Africa, Bhutan, Jordan, South Sudan, Bolivia, Kenya, Sri Lanka, Burkina Faso, Macedonia, Sudan, Burundi, Mali, Surinam, Cambodia, Mongolia, Tanzania, Colombia, Mozambique, Thailand, Djibouti, Myanmar (Burma), Uganda, DR Congo, Nepal, Vietnam, Egypt, Nicaragua, Yemen, Eritrea, Nigeria, Zambia, Pakistan and Zimbabwe can apply for this fellowship. (Visas and Authorisations for Temporary Stay can no longer be applied for in all countries as Dutch embassies and consulates have closed or will be closing in a number of countries). The chances of obtaining an NFP fellowship increase if you live and work in Sub-Saharan Africa and/or if you are a woman.
Duration of award(s):
The fellowship is only intended for the duration of the course or programme for which the fellowship holder has been selected:
-Master’s degree programmes: between 12 and 24 months
-Short courses: between two weeks and twelve months
-PhD-studies: PhD studies have a maximum duration of four years.
How to Apply:
Students must apply for academic admission directly at the Dutch institution. Their admission must be unconditional in terms of their education and language proficiency. Conditional admission may be granted only to students finding suitable for the programme. The application must be submitted online through Scholarships Online (SOL) before the fellowship application deadline.
Scholarship Application Deadline:
The application deadline is 1St October 2013. As of the year 2013-14 Scholarships Online (SOL) will be open for fellowship applications two months before the fellowship application deadline.

Further information: http://www.studyinholland.nl/scholarships/scholarships-administered-by-nuffic/netherlands-fellowship-programmes

UNSW offers Scholarships for International Research Candidate, 2014

The University of New South Wales offers scholarships for international students in Australia.
The scholarships are available for pursuing master’s by research degree level at UNSW.
Three types of scholarships are available (International Post graduate Research Scholarship (IPRS), University International Postgraduate Award (UIPA) and Tuition Fee Scholarship (TFS).

Scholarship Provider: The University of New South Wales in Australia

Eligibility:
-Scholarships are only available to applicants who hold a 4 year bachelor’s degree with honours class 1 from an Australian institution or an equivalent research qualification/experience. This qualification must be in a field relevant to your area of research.
-Students completing an honours year in Semester 2, 2013 must provide their honours results by no later than 15 January 2014.
-must have completed at least four years of full- time equivalent tertiary education.
-Be an international student.
-Meet international student visa requirements as specified by the Department of Immigration and Citizenship(DIAC), including the requirement to purchase and maintain a standard Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) approved by the Commonwealth Government Department of Health and Aging.

Scholarship Open for International Students: International students can apply for the scholarships.
Selection criteria: The scholarships will be awarded on basis of academic merit, research experience and/or research potential.
Scholarship Application Deadline: September 6, 2013.

Further information:

http://research.unsw.edu.au/international-research-candidate-scholarships

Scholarships for Developing Countries’ Students from Government of Czech Republic

Scholarships are available for pursuing Bachelor/ Master/ Doctoral degree level. The Government of the Czech Republic offers scholarships within the framework of its Foreign Development Assistance in support of the study of foreign nationals from Developing Countries at Public Institutions of Higher Education in the Czech Republic.
Study Subject(s): Scholarships are provided in the field of Economics, Agriculture, Informatics, Environment and Energetics at public universities in the Czech Republic.
Scholarship Provider: Government of the Czech Republic. Sponsor: International Relations Department of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports (MEYS), Development Cooperation Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA). Scholarship Awards Within The Foreign Development Assistance Programme.

Scholarship Description: Government of the Czech Republic offers the program of development cooperation foreigners from developing countries scholarships to support study at public universities in the Czech Republic. The Government of the Czech Republic offers scholarships Within the framework of its Foreign Development Assistance in support of the study of foreign nationals from Developing Countries at Public Institutions of Higher Education in the Czech Republic. Upon a Decision of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, scholarships of the Government of the Czech Republic are granted to promote studies of specific Bachelor’s, Master’s, follow-up Master’s and/or Doctoral study programmes in the on-site mode of study of a specific study programme pursued by a public HEI (or its Faculty) for a period that equals the regular duration of studies. Scholarships are not transferable to other persons or other academic years. Once a scholarship is granted, neither the public HEI nor the study programme and/or field of study may be changed.
Scholarships are to support study at public universities in the Czech Republic.
Scholarship Application Deadline: 30 September 2013
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further information:

http://www.msmt.cz/mezinarodni-vztahy/stipendia-vlady-ceske-republiky-rozvojove-zeme-1

Scholarships for Postdoctoral Researchers in Germany 2014

The monthly grant is EUR 1,000 for junior postdoctoral researchers and EUR 1,990 for senior post-doctoral researchers. Three scholarships are awarded for a period of four months in 2014.
Study Subject (s): Applicants will pursue research in food security related issues.
Course Level: postdoctoral students to pursue research at University of Hohenheim in Germany.
Scholarship Provider: The Food Security Center (FSC), German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
Scholarship can be taken at: Germany
Eligibility:
The applicant must provide proof of:
-outstanding study performance in agricultural, nutritional, natural, social, economic or political sciences, or related disciplines with specification on food security related issues with a minimum MSc grade of 2.5;
-working on doctoral studies at her/his home institute by the time of application and by the time the scholarship program commences;
-latest academic degree completed no more than 6 years prior to start of the scholarship
-track record of knowledge in the proposed field of study;
-plan to return to his/her home country/country of residence and institutes;
-excellent proficiency in oral and written English.

Scholarship Open for International Students.
Scholarship Application Deadline: The deadline of application is August 15, 2013.
Notification: The selected applicants will be contacted no later than October 15, 2013.

Further information : https://fsc.uni-hohenheim.de/79516

Rio Tinto offers PhD Scholarship in Mining Automation 2013

Top-up scholarships valued at approx. $5,000 are available to successful APA and IPRS scholarship applicants at University of Sydney in Australia. The total scholarship is valued at $29,844 pa (2013 rate).
Study Subject (s): Scholarships are provided in the field of sciences & engineering areas in Mining Automation at University of Sydney.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing PhD degree level at the University of Sydney.
Eligibility: Essential requirements:
-A Bachelor Degree with First Class Honours or equivalent results;
-Excellent mathematical skills and/or programming skills (Matlab and/or C++)
-Open to learning new techniques and approaches including machine learning and multivariate analysis.
-Desirable requirements:
-Prior knowledge of areas such as machine learning, statistics and geology
-These positions are open to domestic and international students. Rio Tinto Centre for Mine Automation scholarships are potentially available to exceptional students.
Scholarship Open for: Domestic and International Students can apply for these scholarships.
Closing date: 31st July 2013.

Further information : http://agile2.ucc.usyd.edu.au/ro/opportunities/scholarships/1138