Monday, June 17, 2013

AAUW: Educational Funding and Awards

AAUW: Educational Funding and Awards

AAUW: Educational Funding and Awards
AAUW: Educational Funding and Awards
AAUW: Educational Funding and AwardsAAUW has a protracted and prominent history of advancing tutorial and professional opportunities for women within the United States and around the globe. 

One of the most global’s greatest assets of funding for graduate girls, AAUW is providing more than $4.3 million in investment for more than 278 fellowships and delivers to exceptional girls and nonprofit businesses within the 2012-13 academic year. Because of the longstanding, generous contributions of AAUW individuals, a broader neighborhood of women maintains to realize get right of entry to to instructional and economic opportunities - breaking thru limitations so that each one women have a good chance.

AAUW: Educational Funding and Awards

Fellowship and grant recipients perform research in a wide range of disciplines and work to improve their schools and communities. Their intellect, dedication, imagination, and effort promise to forge new paths in scholarship, improve the quality of life for all, and tackle the educational and social barriers facing women worldwide.
AAUW: Educational Funding and Awards
AAUW: Educational Funding and Awards
Learn more about each of AAUW’s six fellowships and grants:

Directory of Fellows and Grantees

Search this directory to learn about the exemplary work of AAUW fellows and grantees.

Alumnae

Connect with other AAUW fellowship and grant alumnae through the AAUW Alumnae Exchange, an exclusive online community.

Selection Panels

Find out about how to contribute to the advancement of women by serving on an AAUW Selection Panel.

Saturday, June 15, 2013

NYU-Poly Scholarship 2013-2014: Admissions Requirements and Standards

NYU-Poly Scholarship 2013-2014: Admissions Requirements and Standards

NYU-Poly Scholarship 2013-2014: Admissions Requirements and Standards
NYU-Poly Scholarship 2013-2014: Admissions Requirements and Standards
NYU-Poly Scholarship 2013-2014: Admissions Requirements and Standards - Right here you'll to find everything you wish to have to get started for your utility, which you can  complete online.

Basic Necessities

To be eligible for admission as a graduate pupil, you should:

NYU-Poly Scholarship 2013-2014: Admissions Requirements and Standards

Grasp a bachelor’s level from an authorized institution involving no less than four years of full-time examine
Have completed a cumulative average of “B” (GPA of 3.0/4.0) in your best
Attention will be given to the listing of schools by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), the American Chemical Society (ACS), the Computer Science Accreditation Board (CSAB), and by the various regional accrediting associations.
If you wish to enter a graduate field of study different from the undergraduate field in which you earned your bachelor’s degree, you must anticipate the possibility of taking prerequisite courses for which graduate credit may not be given.
NOTE: GRE scores are now required for all applicants to all full-time programs (both Master's and PhD programs).
NOTE: Some majors and programs have additional requirements and application procedures. Review online descriptions or contact the Office of Graduate Admissions for details.

Application Deadlines

Spring 2013Fall 2013Spring 2014Fall 2014
International applicants and applicants applying forscholarships and assistantshipsDecember 1, 2012March 15, 2013November 1, 2013March 1, 2014
Domestic applicants (Full-Time and Part-Time) not applying for scholarships and assistantshipsDecember 1, 2012June 30, 2013December 1, 2013June 30, 2014
All PhD ApplicantsDecember 1, 2012February 15, 2013November 1, 2013January 15th, 2014

Application Checklist

Required forms and detailed descriptions for items in this list are in the online application.
  • Online aplication -- (+ $75 application fee)
  • Transcripts from all previously attended institutions
  • Letters of Recommendation (minimum of 2)
  • Personal Statement
  • Resumé/CV
  • GRE Scores (required for all full-time applicants) (School code: 2668)
  • GMAT Scores – – (May be submitted instead of GRE for Management only) (School code: 2668)
  • TOEFL or IELTS Scores – (For international applicants only) (School code: 2668)
  • Certification of Finances – For international applicants only

Friday, June 14, 2013

Victoria PhD Scholarships 2013-2014

Victoria PhD Scholarships 2013-2014

Victoria PhD Scholarships 2013-2014
Victoria PhD Scholarships 2013-2014
Victoria PhD Scholarships 2013-2014Victoria University offers an intensive scholarship application for PhD candidates. Scholarships are offered on the foundation of academic excellence and/or research enjoy and publication record.

From 2012, Victoria Doctoral Scholarships recipients are required to contribute 150 hours to the academic life of the School and University. For guidelines on the contribution, please see the information below.
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Victoria PhD Scholarships 2013-2014

Who is Eligible?
All prospective and existing full-time PhD students are eligible to apply for Victoria PhD scholarships, irrespective of residence or nationality.
How to Apply?
How to apply for prospective students (prospective students use the same form to apply for both Victoria PhD funding and admission as a PhD candidate).

Other Scholarship Opportunities

Victoria's Scholarships Office will be able to provide you with information about other possibilities for funding:
Victoria International's webpages may also be of assistance:

tudent Allowances and Loans

If you are a New Zealand Citizen, permanent resident or refugee, you may be eligible to apply for a student allowance and/or an accommodation benefit. 
See the government's Studylink website for information about student allowances.
You may also be eligible to apply for a student loan to fund your PhD. 

Thursday, May 23, 2013

Project Fellowship at CCS University in India

Project Fellowship at CCS University in India

Project Fellowship at CCS University in India 
Eligibility:-Candidate will have to be M.Sc/M.Sc. (Ag.)/M.Tech./M.Phil. within the area of Plant Sciences (ideally Genetics and Plant Breeding/Plant Biotechnology).
-For the posts of SRF, two years research enjoy within the box of molecular marker era for crop improvement is essential (candidate with contemporary Master’s level is also considered for JRF, if no appropriate candidates is to be had for SRF).
-Candidates who've certified NET shall be preferred.

Project Fellowship at CCS University in India

How to Apply: The mode of applying is electronically. Interested candidates may send their bio-data to Prof. P.K. Gupta (pkgupta36-at-gmail.com)/Prof. H. S. Balyan (hsbalyan@gmail.com) (in exceptional case, bio-data may also be submitted at the time of interview).
Subject: Various Courses
Level: These fellowships are available for pursuing research at CCS University, India.
Provider: DBT/UGC
For Which Country: India
For Whom: National
Description: The Plant Molecular Biology Laboratory is one of the premier laboratories of Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding at Ch. Charan Singh University, Meerut, in India. It was formed in the beginning of the department through the merger of several small laboratories of the department. Today it have become one large multi subjective plant genomic- and molecular breeding-focused laboratory. With more than 10 scientists and research staff, a large laboratory space, and beautiful location in center of Ch. Charan Singh University, Meerut, the Plant Molecular Biology Laboratory is a leader in plant genomic and molecular breeding research in India.
Number of award(s): Fellowships are offered for one Junior Research Fellow, one  Senior Research Fellow and Project Fellow.
Duration of award(s): Not Known
What does it cover? Not Known
Deadline: Attend the interview on May 30, 2013 at 10:00 AM in the Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding, Ch. Charan Singh University, Meerut.

Sunday, May 12, 2013

New Zealand Development Scholarships For African

New Zealand Development Scholarships For African

New Zealand Development Scholarships For African
New Zealand Development Scholarships For African
New Zealand Development Scholarships For African - Information for college kids commencing examine in 2014
This page should be learn with the general knowledge to be had in the New Zealand Building Scholarships section.

The New Zealand Government provides Building Scholarships (NZDS) to targeted international locations in Africa that supply the opportunity to adopt research at tertiary training institutions in New Zealand. The Scholarships are a vital a part of the New Zealand Govt’s building assistance to Africa beneath its Africa Regional Programme. The Scholarships scheme aims to support sustainable financial construction in Africa by way of contributing to human resource construction, in particular in agriculture and geothermal development.

New Zealand Development Scholarships For African

Priority sectors

For the 2014 intake, scholarships will be offered at postgraduate level for study related to Sustainable Economic Development with preference given to study in sectors of:
  • Agriculture development
  • Geothermal development

Type and level of scholarships

NZDS are awarded for full-time, postgraduate level study (i.e. Postgraduate Certificates, Diplomas and Masters degrees) in New Zealand. The types of course include:
  • Semester-long Postgraduate Certificates,
  • Year-long Postgraduate Diplomas in areas such as Agricultural Science, Water Resource Management, and Geothermal studies, and
  • Masters Degrees in subject areas such as Agri-Commerce, Resource Management, and Geothermal Energy.

Eligibility criteria

Applicants for the scholarships must meet the generic eligibility criteria before their application will be considered against the selection criteria, including any criteria specific to Africa.  The Scholarships are directed to public sector, private sector and civil society (including NGO) candidates who independently apply for a scholarship, and who meet the eligibility and selection criteria outlined below. Preference will be given to applicants from disadvantaged communities.
Applicants must:
  • be a citizen of Algeria, Angola, Botswana, Cameroon, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Egypt, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe (i.e. permanent residents of these countries are not eligible to apply);
  • be residing in their country of citizenship, preferably for at least two years prior to application;
  • have been working in their home country, including since completing their highest tertiary qualification, for at least two years prior to application;
  • be able to demonstrate a strong commitment to their home country’s public, private or community sector (as relevant), and to the development of their home country in general;
  • agree in writing that they will return to their home country for a minimum period of two years following completion of their scholarship in order to contribute to their country’s social and economic development;
  • not have citizenship or permanent residence status of New Zealand, Australia or another developed country;
  • not be married or engaged to be married to a person who holds, or who is eligible to hold, citizenship or permanent residence status of New Zealand, Australia or another developed country;
  • be 40 years or under at the time of application;
  • be applying to commence a new qualification and not be seeking funding for one already commenced in New Zealand or another country;
  • not have completed, or nearly completed, a qualification at a similar level, unless strong developmental relevance is demonstrated;
  • satisfy the admission requirements of the New Zealand education institution at which the qualification is to be undertaken, including English language criteria; and
  •  be available to take up the scholarship in the academic year for which it is offered.
Applicants cannot:
  • be studying full-time at post-secondary level;
  • be transferring from another tertiary scholarship (either in New Zealand or in another country) to a New Zealand Development Scholarship;
  • hold, or have held, a New Zealand Government or Australian Government scholarship in the 24 months preceding  the scholarship start date;
  • not hold another scholarship during the period of the New Zealand Development Scholarship; or
  • have been terminated from a New Zealand or Australian Government scholarship previously.
Applicants are expected to continue residing in their home country during the Scholarship application and selection process. If offered a Scholarship, candidates must:
  • be able to satisfy Immigration New Zealand requirements for international student entry to New Zealand (e.g. medical checks and police clearance/character checks, etc).
  • undertake a medical examination, including HIV/AIDS testing, to ensure they are physically capable of travelling and pursuing long term study in New Zealand.

English language requirement

New Zealand tertiary education institutions set their own admission requirements for English language proficiency. As a guide, most New Zealand education institutions require a minimum IELTS score of 6.5, with no band less than 6.0 for postgraduate level study. Some postgraduate qualifications require a higher score, particularly in education and the health sciences. All applicants should check the English language proficiency requirements, including the IELTS or TOEFL score required, for admission to their selected New Zealand education institution. It is mandatory for candidates to provide the original copy of their IELTS or TOEFL test result as a pre-condition of placement. Results must be no older than 24 months at the time of the scholarship start date.
In some cases, applicants whose primary to tertiary education has been in English will not normally be required to provide an IELTS or TOEFL test score but are required to provide a letter with their application from the tertiary institution the applicant last attended stating that English is the language of instruction.

Application process and closing dates for applications

NZDS candidates apply directly to one of the participating New Zealand education institutions after ensuring that they meet the New Zealand Scholarship eligibility criteria. The education institution distributes and receives New Zealand Scholarship application forms. In order for the application to be considered, applicants must:
  • complete one original New Zealand Scholarship application form (available on request from the relevant New Zealand education institution);
  • indicate the level and field of study required;
  • attach to the application form an original or certified copy of the documents necessary to substantiate educational qualifications (i.e. full academic transcripts and completion certificates);
  • attach to the application form three references (no more than 24 months old) on official letterhead supporting the application to study in New Zealand. One reference should be from a current employer and one from a former academic supervisor or lecturer;
  • ensure the relevant section of the application form has been signed and stamped by their employer; and
  • forward the completed original application form and all relevant supporting documentation, plus one photocopy of the completed application form and all relevant supporting documents, to their selected New Zealand education institution.
It is important that all requested supporting documentation is included. All applications must be completed in English, with certified true copies of official English translations (where the original document is not in English) attached to the NZDS application form. Applications with incomplete supporting documents will not be processed.

Closing dates for applications

Applicants must ensure that the institution receives the completed New Zealand Scholarship application form (including all supporting documentation) before the institution’s closing date

Selection Criteria

In addition to the eligibility criteria above, candidates’ applications will be considered against the following selection criteria:
  • the proposed study programme links to one of the identified priority development sectors for Africa (see page 1);
  • the applicant clearly demonstrates the developmental relevance and applicability of their proposed study programme to the human resource development training needs of their country;
  • applicants for postgraduate study must hold a recognised Bachelors degree of strong academic merit, relevant to the proposed postgraduate qualification. (Note: The New Zealand Aid Programme gives preference to candidates who do not already hold a degree from a developed country);
  • the applicant clearly demonstrates their links and commitment to their home country (e.g. services to their community, ability to influence change in a key development sector, etc), supported by references.
The proposed study programme must be relevant to:
  • recent paid and/or unpaid (volunteer) work experience ;
  • the training needs of the employing organisation;
  • identified employment opportunities on completion of their study;
  • consideration of gender equity, including efforts to ensure the scholarships are offered equitably between male and female candidates; and
  • consideration of other factors which will contribute to the success of their studies (e.g. good character, positive study attitude and motivation to succeed).

Selection Process

Applications received by the participating New Zealand education institution will be assessed for admission to the institution, and checked against the New Zealand Development Scholarship eligibility criteria.  The institution will then send complete applications, for candidates with unconditional offers of place, to the New Zealand High Commission in Pretoria (via the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Wellington, New Zealand). The New Zealand High Commission will shortlist eligible applications according to the selection criteria, and shortlisted candidates will subsequently be interviewed (by telephone) by a Pretoria-based panel. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade will advise the education institutions of the outcome of the New Zealand Scholarship selection round by late September.  Scholarship applicants will be notified by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade regarding the success of their application and what they should do next.

Additional Information

Female applicants are strongly encouraged to apply as the New Zealand Government attempts to ensure gender equity among scholarship holders.
Scholarships must be taken in the year for which they are offered and cannot be transferred to the next academic year.
If offered a New Zealand Aid Programme scholarship, travel to New Zealand is subject to a visa being issued by Immigration New Zealand. Candidates may be required to provide additional information to assist with immigration requirements. Successful candidates should allow at least two months for their student visa application to be processed.
Information on Scholarship allowances and entitlements, and conditions of the New Zealand Scholarship is provided in the New Zealand Development Scholarships section.
The scholarship will cover air travel, full tuition fees, an establishment allowance, and a living allowance to cover day to day costs in New Zealand.  Applicants may also be entitled to return travel to their home country to see dependant family members under the Reunion Airfare Entitlement.
New Zealand Aid Programme scholarship awardees may work for up to 20 hours in any given week during the academic year and any holidays within the academic year and full-time during the Christmas-New Year holiday period.

The New Zealand Aid Programme does not provide funding for dependants.  However, eligible partners of awardees are now able to apply for open work visas without an offer of employment or written approval from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
Applicants must not have applied for New Zealand or Australian permanent residency. Applicants must not seek or apply for permanent residency or a work permit for New Zealand, Australia or any other country while on scholarship.
Note: The New Zealand Aid Programme has the right to make a final decision on the offering of New Zealand Aid Programme’s scholarships. The New Zealand Aid Programme has the right to amend terms and conditions of the New Zealand Aid programme’s scholarships. Amendments will be posted on this website.

Further information

New Zealand Aid Programme Manager
New Zealand High Commission
Private Bag X27
Brooklyn Square
Pretoria 0075
SOUTH AFRICA

Tel:+27-12-435 9000

Saturday, May 11, 2013

University Of California Santa Barbara: Special Programs, Opportunities, and Scholarships

University Of California Santa Barbara

University Of California Santa Barbara: Special Programs, Opportunities, and Scholarships
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 - The dep. encourages undergraduate scholars to benefit from a variety of different possibilities to develop their instructional experience, together with university-extensive programs akin to UCDC, and departmental systems comparable to Freshman Seminars and Unbiased Studies.

The department encourages undergraduate students to take advantage of a range of Special  pportunities to broaden their educational experience, including university-wide programs such as UCDC, and departmental programs such as Freshman Seminars and Independent Studies.

University Of California Santa Barbara

Study Abroad

Many political science majors study abroad, either as a means for deeping their study of politics or as a way of complementing their major with experiences in another culture and language.  For more information, see theUCSB Education Abroad Program.

UC Center at Sacramento

The UC Center at Sacramento offers students the chance to study and become involved in California State government through a small, intensive program with students from the other UC campuses around the state.  

UCSB Washington Program

One of the most popular campus programs for political science majors is the UCSB Washington Program, a part of "UC DC," which offers students an experiential learning experience in Washington DC.

Seminars and Independent Studies

The department offers Freshman Seminars and Senior Seminars. Qualified students may also enroll in an independent study with a faculty member, in which they engage in individualized learning on a topic of interest.  For more information about seminars and independent studies, contact the department's undergraduate advisor,Stephen Wiener.
Scholarship Opportunities
The Larry Adams Scholarship in Public Policy
The Adams Scholarship, named in honor of former UCSB Professor Larry Adams, recognizes the importance of local internships and the benefit that such experiences can have for UCSB students.  The scholarship is given to a selected upper division political science major serving as an unpaid intern in a local government agency or in the local office of a state or federal elected official or agency.  The stipend is awarded for a single quarter and the award varies from quarter to quarter.

Louis Lancaster Scholarship for International Studies
The Lancaster Scholarship is a financial scholarship for undergraduate students majoring in Political Science with a strong interest in international relations.  Students must be in residence at UCSB for the award academic year.

The application deadline for the 2013-2014 academic year is May 2, 2013.  For more information, please view theinformation flier.  For this year's aplication, please view the word document.
Minority Targeted Internships and Programs
UCSB Diversity Programs
UCSB has a wide variety of programs and resources for students who are minorities.  For a full listing, please visit the Diversity Resources website.

Academic Resource Consortium (ARC) - a summer program that provides mentored research experiences in all disciplines to undergraduates at the junior level or continuing seniors with the potential to succeed in graduate study, but who have experiences situations or conditions that have adversely impacted their advancement in their field of study.  For more information, visit the ARC website.
Campus Learning Assistance Services (CLAS) - assists students in their mastery of University course material through course-specific tutoring and academic skills development.  For more information, visit the CLAS website.
Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) - offers academic and other support services to low-income and first generation college students.  EOP provides guidance through the admission and enrollment process and supports EOP students trhough graduation with services such as academic and personal advising, cultural programming, academic support groups, orientation and summer bridge programs, peer advising, and career counseling.  For more information, visit the EOP website.
McNair Scholars Proram - prepares qualified undergraduates for entrance to a PhD program in all fields of study.  The goals of the program are to increase the number of first-generation, low-income and/or underrepresented students in PhD programs, and ultimately, to diversity the faculty in colleges and universities across the country.  For more information, visit the McNair website.

APSA Diversity Programs
The American Political Science Association has established several major programs whose goal it is to enhance diversity within the discipline and to help identify and aid students and faculty of from under-represented backgrounds in the political science discipline.  For a general overview of programs, please visit the APSA website.

Minority Fellows Program - a fellowship competition designed to increase the number of minority PhDs in political science and to encourage institutions to provide financial assistance to them.  For more information, visit the MFP website.
Ralph Bunchee Summer Institute (RBSI) - an annual five-week program designed to introduce minority students to the world of graduate study and to encourage application to PhD programs.  For more information, visit the RBSI website.
Minority Student Recriument Program (MID) - a collaboration of undergraduate and graduate schools in political science created to identify undergraduate students from under-represented backgrounds who are interested in, or show potential for, graduate study and, ultimately, to help further diversify the political science profession.  For more information, visit the MID website.