Feb 26, 2011

Sheffield Hallam University Scholarship 2011-2012, UK

Sheffield Hallam University Scholarship- All full-time taught courses are taking part in this scheme.  Successful applicants will be awarded with a cheque and a certificate to mark their achievement at an annual Scholarships ceremony.

International applicants from EF Education, Kaplan and Study Group for the 2011/12 academic year may apply for a Sheffield Hallam University scholarship worth £1000.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 30 June 2011

Eligibility: You are eligible to apply for the scholarship if

     * you can meet the course entry requirements as specified in your offer
    * you are an international or European student and classed as such for fees purposes
    * you can demonstrate in your personal statement, along with your personal or academic achievements so far, how the award of this scholarship will benefit you
    * you have given a firm or insurance acceptance of your offer on your chosen course starting in September 2011

Learn More at http://www.shu.ac.uk/international/scholarships/kaplan.html

To mark the partnership between our institutions, Sheffield Hallam University is offering a scholarship of £1000 to one student from each of the three colleges who begins a full-time course with us in the 2011/12 academic year. 
By: Sheffield Hallam University 

Feb 24, 2011

Austrian Universities Scholarship Program for Developing Countries Students

Austrian Universities Scholarship Program for Developing Countries Students- The One-World-Scholarship-Programme is directed at students from developing countries at Austrian Universities and is meant to contribute to the peaceful coexistence of people from different countries of origin by enhancing equal opportunities, dialogue, intercultural know-how and partnership. 

It is complementary to other scholarship programmes and laid out globally, it enhances the ability for independent, creative, critical and self-determined thinking and acting and shall strengthen the competence for innovative problem solving strategies.

The programme is co-financed (government, church and private funds and own resources of the recipients of the benefits) and significantly contributes to the economic, social and cultural development of the southern countries.

 The OWS contributes to the socially required production of knowledge and awareness, it promotes a global perspective and the creation of the globally educated citizen. It attaches a high significance to regional, international and trans-cultural networks. 

The scholarships are divided into:
1. Scholarships for the promotion of students doing bachelor degrees (application in Austria)
2. Scholarships for the promotion of students doing doctoral degrees (application in Austria)
3. Scholarships for the promotion of students doing masters degrees and training programmes (application in Austria or in the country of origin)

The One-World-Scholarship-Programme is directed at students from Africa, Asia and Latin America who are interested in development policy and who have come to Austria on their own initiatives, in order to complete their education. 

With their decision for studying abroad, the students have demonstrated a high degree of assertiveness, creativity and mobility. The scholarship will contribute to following up on the right of education also for those critical and intellectual young people who will find poor conditions in their home countries. 

Scholarship Application Deadline: Middle of March till the end of May each year.

These aspects will apply still more strongly to women. So scholarships will offer a chance making up for the ethnic, religious, social and regional discrimination, and in individual cases, also for violations of human rights. For More info: http://www.aai-graz.at/cms/index.php?page=stipendien&hl=en_US

It has been established within the Austrian Cooperation for Education, and together with the other programmes it supports their concerns (struggle against poverty, resource conservation, peace-keeping etc.), the establishment and expansion of accordingly qualified personnel and the advancement of educational- and economic systems (capacity and institution development) with lasting effects.
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