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10 Авг

Swiss Government Scholarships for International Students, 2018-2019

Swiss Government Scholarships for International Students, 2018-2019

Swiss Government, through the Federal Commission, offers excellence scholarships for foreign scholars and artists in Switzerland. Scholarships are available for pursuing Ph.D., postdoctoral, research programs and fine arts at one of the public funded universities or recognized institution.The Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships are aimed at young researchers from abroad who have completed a master’s degree or Ph.D. and at foreign artists holding a bachelor’s degree.Each year the Swiss Confederation awards Government Excellence Scholarships to promote international exchange and research cooperation between Switzerland and over 180 other countries. Recipients are selected by the awarding body, the Federal Commission for Scholarships for Foreign Students (FCS).Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing Ph.D., postdoctoral and research programs and fine arts scholarships are for the Master program (according to the ECTS credits).

Study Subject(s): Scholarships are offered in diverse fields to help students in upgrading their education.

Swiss Government Scholarship

Scholarship Award: Scholarships will comprise of

PhD Scholarships

  • The scholarship amounts to a monthly payment of CHF 1’920.
  • For non-EU and non-EFTA grantees only: mandatory Swiss health insurance is paid by the FCS.
  • There are no family allowances.
  • Scholarship holders from outside continental Europe receive a flight allowance (lump sum) for a ticket back to their country of origin (provided at the end of the scholarship).
  • Special CHF 300 housing allowance (paid once at the beginning of the scholarship).
  • One-year half-fare public transportation card.
  • Support services and various trips, dinners and sightseeing tours organised for Swiss Government Excellence Scholarship holders.
  • PhD scholarship holders may request a supplementary allowance for fieldwork. For fieldtrips lasting longer than 2 months the scholarship amount will be reduced to 50%.

Postdoctoral scholarships:

  • The scholarship amounts to a monthly payment of CHF 3’500.
  • For non-EU and non-EFTA grantees only: mandatory Swiss health insurance is paid by the FCS.
  • There are no family allowances.
  • Scholarship holders from outside continental Europe receive a flight allowance (lump sum) for a ticket back to their country of origin (provided at the end of the scholarship).
  • Special CHF 300 housing allowance (paid once at the beginning of the scholarship).
  • One-year half-fare public transportation card.
  • Support services and various trips, dinners and sightseeing tours organised for Swiss Government Excellence Scholarship holders.

Research scholarships

  • The scholarship amounts to a monthly payment of CHF 1,920.
  • For non-EU and non-EFTA grantees only: mandatory Swiss health insurance is paid by the FCS.
  • There are no family allowances.
  • Scholarship holders from outside continental Europe receive a flight allowance (lump sum) for a ticket back to their country of origin (provided at the end of the scholarship).
  • Special CHF 300 housing allowance (paid once at the beginning of the scholarship).
  • One-year half-fare public transportation card.
  • Support services and various trips, dinners and sightseeing tours organised for Swiss Government Excellence Scholarship holders.

Fine Arts

  • The scholarship amounts to a monthly payment of CHF 1,920.
  • For non-EU and non-EFTA grantees only: mandatory Swiss health insurance is paid by the FCS.
  • There are no family allowances.
  • Scholarship holders from outside continental Europe receive a flight allowance (lump sum) for a ticket back to their country of origin (provided at the end of the scholarship).
  • Special CHF 300 housing allowance (paid once at the beginning of the scholarship).
  • One-year half-fare public transportation card.
  • Support services and various trips, dinners and sightseeing tours organised for Swiss Government Excellence Scholarship holders.

Scholarship can be taken in Switzerland

Eligibility:

PhD Criteria

  • Master’s degree or equivalent university degree recognised by the Swiss university. The applicant must have achieved this degree before the start of the scholarship next September. As a proof the degree has to be submitted to the Federal Commission for Scholarships before the start of the scholarship.
  • Applicant’s date of birth after 31 December 1982.
  • Applicants who have been in Switzerland for more than one year at the beginning of the scholarship in September are not eligible.
  • Applicants must provide a letter from an academic host professor (including her/his short CV) at the chosen Swiss university confirming why she/he is willing to supervise and support the PhD thesis. Without such support, the application will be rejected.
  • Applicants must have a research proposal including a timeframe. This is the centrepiece of the application. The applicant must devote all required attention to it.
  • Applicants must be in command of the necessary language skills required for the PhD studies/ research.
  • Applicants who have already benefited from a Swiss Government Excellence Scholarship are not eligible to apply for a second scholarship.
  • Scholarship holders are expected to move to Switzerland during their grant period.

Postdoctoral Criteria

  • PhD degree
  • No more than five years may have passed between the award of the Ph.D. and the application deadline.
  • Applicants who are in Switzerland for more than one year at the beginning of the scholarship in September are not eligible.
  • Applicants must provide a letter (or email) from a professor at the Swiss host institution stating that they are willing and entitled to supervise the postdoctoral research. Without such confirmation, the application will be rejected.
  • Applicants must have a research proposal including a timeframe (this is the centrepiece of the application. The applicant must devote all required attention to it).
  • Applicants must be in command of the necessary language skills required for the postdoctoral research.
  • Applicants who have already benefited from a Swiss Government Excellence Scholarship are not eligible to apply for a second scholarship.

Research Criteria

  • Master’s degree or equivalent university degree recognised by the Swiss university. The applicant must have achieved this degree before the start of the scholarship next September. As a proof the degree has to be submitted to the Federal Commission for Scholarships before the start of the scholarship.
  • Applicants must be born after 31 December 1982
  • Applicants who have been in Switzerland for more than one year at the beginning of the scholarship in September are not eligible.
  • Applicants must provide a letter from a professor at the Swiss host institution stating that she/he is willing to support and supervise the research. Without such support, the application will be rejected.
  • Applicants must have a research proposal including a timeframe. This is the centrepiece of the application. The applicant must devote all required attention to it.
  • Applicants must be in command of the necessary language skills required for the research/studies.
  • Applicants who have already benefited from a Swiss Government Excellence Scholarship are not eligible to apply for a second scholarship. Scholarship holders are expected to move to Switzerland during their grant period.

Nationality: International applicants are eligible to apply.College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have their previous degree.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.

Government Scholarships

How to Apply: The application package can be obtained by e-mail from the Swiss Embassy. Please submit 3 sets (=1 original + 2 copies) of application documents in exact order given below: The 1st set contains the original, signed documents plus the confidential letters of recommendation and if applicable the attested translations. The other two sets are the copies of the 1st set except for the confidential letters of recommendation (only 1st set).

  • Signed FCS application form (typed and printed) with photo.
  • A full CV with list of academic publications.
  • A motivation letter (max. 2 pages).
  • A complete research proposal (max. 5 pages, signed), using exclusively the FCS research proposal form.
  • A copy of the letter from an academic host professor (including her/his short CV) at the chosen Swiss university confirming why she/he is willing to supervise and support the PhD thesis.
  • For PhD scholarships at doctoral schools*: A proof that the applicant is being considered for admission. Except: EPFL: accepted admission required.
    *A support letter from a host professor is required in any case additionally.
  • Two confidential letters of recommendation from two different professors in the applicant’s field (use exclusively the FCS reference form – originals in sealed envelopes only for the 1st set).
  • Photocopies of certificates and grade sheets from previously attended universities/colleges and diplomas with grades, starting with the most recent. If not in English, French, Italian or German with attested certified translations.
  • Signed medical certificate (use only the FCS health certificate form).
  • Two copies of the applicant’s passport (main page with personal data). Dual nationals add copies of both passports.
  • Please do not put the documents into plastic folders or binders.

Application Deadline: Varies from country to country.  (September to December)

Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships
PhD Scholarships
Academic year: 2018-2019
Country: Russia
Opening of the call: 02 August 2017
Submission deadline: 31 October 2017

Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships
Postdoctoral Scholarships
Academic year: 2018-2019
Country: Russia
Opening of the call: 02 August 2017
Submission deadline: 31 October 2017

Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships
Research Fellowship
Academic year: 2018-2019
Country: Russia
Opening of the call: 02 August 2017
Submission deadline: 31 October 2017

https://www.sbfi.admin.ch/sbfi/en/home/bildung/scholarships-and-grants/swiss-government-excellence-scholarships-for-foreign-scholars-an.html#293613175

 

02 Авг

Government of the Slovak Republic National Scholarship Programme for Foreign Applicants, 2017-2018

Government of the Slovak Republic National Scholarship Programme for Foreign Applicants, 2017-2018

Applications are invited for National Scholarship Programme for foreign applicants. The scholarship supports study/research/teaching/artistic mobility of foreign students, PhD students, university teachers, researchers, and artists at higher education institutions and research organizations in Slovakia.The National Scholarship Programme of the Slovak Republic (NSP) supports also mobility of students and PhD students studying at Slovak higher education institutions.In 2005, the National Scholarship Programme for the Support of Mobility of University Students, PhD Students, University Teachers, Researchers and Artists was established by the approval of the Government of the Slovak Republic.

Course Level: Scholarship supports study/research/teaching/artistic mobility of foreign students, PhD students, university teachers, researchers and artists at universities and research organisations in Slovakia.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in all subjects offered by the universities and research organisations in Slovakia.

Scholarship Award: The scholarship shall cover scholarship holders’ living costs (accommodation, board, etc.) during their study/research/teaching/artistic stay at higher education institutions, research or non-governmental organisations in Slovakia. Regarding the accommodation and administrative duties related to the entry to the territory of the Slovak Republic, scholarship holders can contact their host institution or they can arrange these issues themselves. In case of applicants from abroad, the NSP does not cover travel costs related to arrival and departure from Slovakia. Changes of the monthly scholarship amount are in force since the call for applications with the application deadline!

  • University student (2nd level of higher education): 350 €
  • PhD student: 580 €
  • University teacher/researcher/artist without PhD degree (or its equivalent) and less than 4 years of experience as a university teacher/researcher/artist: 580 €
  • University teacher/researcher/artist: with PhD degree (or its equivalent) and less than 10 years of experience as a university teacher/researcher/artist: 850 €; with PhD degree (or its equivalent) and more than 10 years of experience as a university teacher/researcher/artist: 1 000 €

Scholarship can be taken in the Slovak Republic

Eligibility: The following individuals are eligible applicants for a scholarship in the framework of the NSP:

  • Students, who are university students abroad and will be participating on a study stay in Slovakia within their 2nd level of higher education (or will be participating on a study stay in Slovakia at least during the 7th semester of their higher education, i.e. in case that they are students of a joined study programme – joined 1st and 2nd level of higher education), and who are accepted by a public, private or state university in the Slovak Republic to an academic mobility1 to study in the Slovak Republic;
  • PhD students, whose higher education or research preparation takes place abroad, and who are accepted by a public, private or state university or research organisation eligible to carry out a PhD study programme2 (e.g. Slovak Academy of Sciences) in the Slovak Republic to an academic mobility1 to study/conduct research in the Slovak Republic;
  • Foreign university teachers, researchers or artists, who are invited by an organisation with a valid certificate of competence to carry out research and development seated in the Slovak Republic, and which is not a business organisation3 to a teaching/research/artistic stay in the Slovak Republic.

Nationality: Citizens of the following countries are eligible to apply for a scholarship in the framework of the NSP: Russian Federation

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Scholarship supports study/research/teaching/artistic mobility of foreign students, PhD students, university teachers, researchers and artists at universities and research organizations in Slovakia.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.

Government Scholarships

How to Apply: Scholarship applications are submitted online. Original hard copy of the Admission/Invitation Letter from a Slovak higher education institution or research organisation can be sent by scholarship applicant’s host institution in Slovakia directly to SAIA in Bratislava (please, note that in this case, the scholarship applicant must have at least a scan of the document, so he/she is able to attach it into the on-line application; otherwise he/she will not be able to submit the application). For the submission of the document the same requirements apply as for other documents submitted as original hard copies. Required documents that must be attached to the scholarship on-line application for a study/research stay in Slovakia in case of foreign university students and PhD students (category A and B):

  • Curriculum Vitae;
  • Cover letter (motivation letter);
  • Copy of a Bachelor/Master diploma, diploma supplement and state examination certificate (if any);
  • List of publications in required form, in case of PhD students;
  • Admission/Invitation Letter from a higher education institution or research organisation in Slovakia – host institution commits to accept the scholarship applicant for a study/research/teaching stay (the exact period of the stay must be stated in the document). The Admission/Invitation Letter must be issued on letter-head paper of the host institution and it must be signed by the person who issued the document. In case of PhD students, the Admission/Invitation Letter should not be just a formal invitation, but it should reflect the interest of the host institution in applicant’s study/research/teaching stay in the framework of the NSP. Period of the scholarship stay stated in the Admission/Invitation Letter must match with the period stated in applicant’s on-line application and on the date of the application deadline, it must not be older than 3 months.
    Required documents that must be attached to the scholarship on-line application for a research/teaching/artistic stay in Slovakia in case of foreign university teachers, researchers and artists:
  • Curriculum Vitae;
  • Detailed teaching and/or research programme (please, state the date of the beginning of your scholarship stay, period of your stay and a detailed timetable of your stay);
  • Copy of a diploma with the highest academic degree achieved;
  • List of publications in required form;
  • Invitation Letter from a higher education institution or research organisation in Slovakia (the exact period of the stay must be stated in the document). The Invitation Letter must be issued on letter-head paper of the host institution and it must be signed by the person who issued the document. In case of university teachers, researchers and artists, the Invitation Letter should not be just a formal invitation, but it should reflect the interest of the host institution in applicant’s research/teaching/artistic stay in the framework of the NSP. Period of the scholarship stay stated in the Invitation Letter must match with the period stated in applicant’s on-line application and on the date of the application deadline, it must not be older than 3 months.

Application Deadline: The application deadline is October 31, 2017.

https://www.stipendia.sk/en

25 Июл

Программа «Михаил Ломоносов», новый конкурс

Программа «Михаил Ломоносов» – финансируемая совместно DAAD и Министерством образования и науки РФ программа для проведения исследований по техническим и естественно-научным дисциплинам в университетах и научных центрах Германии.
 
Стипендии предназначены для молодых ученых из российских вузов, подведомственных Министерству образования и науки (заявки от соискателей из учреждений РАН не принимаются).
 
В рамках программы различаются два типа стажировок: линия «А» предназначена для аспирантов, а линия «В» для молодых исследователей, имеющих ученую степень. Повторное участие в программе допускается только каждый второй год.
 
Целевая группа
Аспиранты очной формы обучения и молодые ученые технических и естественных дисциплин, которым на момент 01.10.2018 еще не исполнится 35 лет, имеющие диплом специалиста или магистра. В качестве соискателей целевой группы «А» имеют право участвовать в конкурсе также кандидаты наук не старше 35 лет.
Сроки стажировки
Стипендиаты стажируются в Германии 6 месяцев, с 1 октября 2018 по 31 марта 2019 года. Сроки стажировки фиксированные и изменению или сокращению не подлежат.
Размер стипендии
·       Стипендия составляет 1200€ в месяц. Часть стипендии, финансируемая из средств МОН РФ, переводится на счет российского вуза и выплачивается стипендиату через бухгалтерию. Часть стипендии, финансируемая DAAD, переводится на счет, открываемый стипендиатом после прибытия на место проведения стажировки.
·       Оплата страховых взносов по договорам медицинского страхования, страхования от несчастного случая и страхования гражданской ответственности.
·       Фиксированная выплата на частичное покрытие дорожных расходов.
 
Подача заявок  до 20 сентября 2017 г. включительно!
 
 
 
 
25 Июл

PhD Position in Experimental Studies at Skoltech Center in Russia, 2017

PhD Position in Experimental Studies at Skoltech Center in Russia, 2017

The Skoltech center is proud to offer a PhD position in Experimental Studies of Two-Axial Loading of Textiles and Films. The position is available to pursue research in Russia.

The aim of the position to educate students, advance knowledge, and foster innovation in order to address critical scientific, technological, and innovation challenges and gaps facing Russia and the world.

The Skoltech center was founded by a collaboration of nine Russian institutions and organizations.

Course Level: The position is available to pursue PhD programme.

Study Subject:  The position is awarded in Experimental Studies of Two-Axial Loading of Textiles and Films.

Scholarship Award: The position will cover the following:

  • The award package typically includes a comprehensive health insurance and a stipend at internationally competitive level.

Numbers of Scholarships: Not known

Scholarship can be taken in Russia

Eligibility: Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Successful candidates are expected to have a Masters (or Specialist or an equivalent) degree in mechanical or materials engineering.
  • Previous experience in experimental mechanics in general and mechanics of composite materials related experimental and simulation methods, in particular, is highly desirable.
  • Successful candidates are expected to have experience with laboratory equipment. One of the primary responsibilities of a candidate will be to develop, produce and put into operation the test set-up.
  • The candidates should have a desire to conduct experimental studies. A good knowledge of mechanics of continuous media, damage and fracture mechanics, and calculation software tools is also required.

Nationality: Russian applicants are eligible for the position.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have master degree.

English Language Requirement: The candidates should have at least an upper-intermediate level of the English language.

PhD Scholarship

How to Apply: Applicants can apply via email.

  • Please submit a PhD application including: a motivation letter (statement of purpose), a CV, with the publications list (if any), contacts of 2 referees, and proof of proficiency in English, i.e., TOEFL or IELTS (students may submit an application without this information, but all will be asked to provide it at a later date) through Skoltech Admissions for Doctoral Programs, selecting “PhD” as the degree level, identifying Prof. Akhatov as the prospective supervisor, and choosing “CDMM” from the list of centers. All documents should be submitted in English (the exceptions are diplomas in Russian and publications in Russian)
  • Application Procedure Prior to submitting an application, students are advised to contact Prof. Iskander Akhatov (I.Akhatov-at-skoltech.ru) or Dr. Sergey Abaimov (S.Abaimov-at-skoltech.ru).

Application Deadline: The application deadline is August 10, 2017.

http://www.skoltech.ru/en/apply/phd-programs/programs/

25 Июл

Postdoctoral Research Positions at IIASA in Austria, 2017

Postdoctoral Research Positions at IIASA in Austria, 2017

The Postdoctoral Program at IIASA offers fully funded research positions of up to two years to study topics related to the IIASA research agenda.Preference will be given to applicants who are nationals of countries where IIASA has a National Member Organization.The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) is seeking excellent researchers for Postdoctoral Research Positions. These positions are open for the applicants of countries where IIASA has a National Member Organization.

The aim of the positions is to provide an opportunity for young researchers.

The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis is an international research organization located in Austria.

Course Level: These positions are available to pursue postdoctoral research programme.

Study Subject: These positions are awarded in the fields offered by the university.

Scholarship Award: These positions will cover the followings:

  • An allowance for relocation expenses to and from Laxenburg;
  • Limited support for monthly business travel;
  • A scholarship that is internationally competitive (~ 39,000 EUR p.a.). It is exempt from taxation in Austria but subject to the principle of income aggregation;
  • All appointees are eligible for either state or private health insurance.

Numbers of Scholarships: Not known

Scholarship can be taken in Austria

Eligibility: Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Candidates should have their PhD at the time of taking up the appointment and are expected to have a proven record of research accomplishments, and a solid working knowledge of English
  • Candidates should have held their PhD for less than five years at the application deadline
  • The fellowship requires you to be present at IIASA (the typical period for IIASA-funded postdoctoral support is 12-24 months). Please do not apply if you need to be away from the institute to do your research or expect IIASA to fund field research overseas
  • Preference will be given to applicants who are nationals of countries where IIASA has a National Member Organization
  • IIASA does not do lab-type research and therefore has no labs

Nationality:  Applicants of  Russia can apply for these positions.

 College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement:  Applicants must  be PhD.

English Language Requirement: The candidate should have a very good command over the English language.

Research Scholarship

How to Apply:  The mode of applying is online

  • Candidates are required to submit a research proposal, which will form the basis for a co-designed research agenda that couples their own interests with the IIASA research agenda.

Application Deadline: The application deadline is October 1, 2017.

http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/education/postdocs.html

18 Июл

Kiel University International Scholarships to Study in Europe, Asia and North America, 2017

Kiel University International Scholarships to Study in Europe, Asia and North America, 2017

The Kiel University is offering International Scholarships to study in Europe, Asia and North America. These scholarships are open in all the academic subjects offered by the partner institutions.The aim of the scholarships is to enhance international exchange.

The International Center (IC) at Kiel University promotes and supports the University’s relationships with other institutions internationally.

Course Level: These scholarships are available to pursue degree programme.

Study Subject: These scholarships are awarded in all academic subjects offered by the particular partner institution.

Scholarship Award: These scholarships will cover variable value.

Numbers of Scholarships: Not known

Scholarship can be taken in Europe, Asia and North America

Eligibility: Applicants must meet the following area for the scholarship:

  • The scholarships are open to all students from all academic subjects offered by the particular partner institution.

Nationality: Applicants of all nationalities can apply for these scholarships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have previous year degree.

English Language Requirement: Applicants must meet the necessary language proficiency requirements of the host institution

International Scholarship

How to Apply: Applicants can apply via online mode.

Online application

Application Deadline: The application deadline is November 15, 2017.

https://www.international.uni-kiel.de/en/study-abroad/cau-exchange-scholarships

18 Июл

Bachelor and Master Scholarships for International Students at FPT University in Vietnam, 2017

Bachelor and Master Scholarships for International Students at FPT University in Vietnam, 2017

FPT University is delighted to announce the availability of 5100 Scholarships for International Students. These scholarships are available on the basis of potential to apply for bachelor and master programme.The aim of the FPT Scholarship is to enable and encourage talented students to reach international programs in FPT University Vietnam.

FPT University is a private university in Vietnam. FPT University – the first university in Vietnam established by an enterprise

Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue bachelor and master programme.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in the following fields:

  • Software Engineering
  • Business Administration

Scholarship Award: These scholarships will cover the followings:

  • Scholarships per student are $1,500 (One thousand five hundred US dollar) for Bachelor, $800 (Eight hundred US dollar) for Master student.
  • Total scholarships in the school year 2017-2018: 100 students
  • Total Grand Budget for scholarship is $150,000 (One hundred and fifty thousand US dollar)

Numbers of Scholarships: 100 students in each country.

Scholarship can be taken in Vietnam

Eligibility: Applicants must meet the following area for these scholarships:

  • Must be national citizens
  • Must be a high school graduate from an accredited educational institute

Nationality:  Applicants Brunei, Canada, Bangladesh, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, India, Laos, South Korea, Myanmar, Russia, Malaysia, Indonesia, Cambodia, Japan, Israel, Iraq, Switzerland, Romania, Sweden, Australia, Spain, Slovakia, Finland, South Africa, Norway, Morocco, Netherlands, Denmark, New Zealand, Germany, Brazil, Great Britain and North Ireland, Ukraine, Mongolia, Hungary, Mexico, America, Algeria, Cuba, Chile, Italy, Bulgari, The Republic of Belarus, Poland, Czech, Argentina, France, Austria, Ireland and Egypt can apply for these scholarships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must be high school graduate.

English Language Requirement: Applicants must have English proficiency: TOEFL (PBT): 500/ TOIEC (IBT): 65/ IELTS: 5.5 or equivalent. (valid at the time of submission) Students have no English certificate must sit for an English entrance exam held by FPT University.)

Master Scholarships

How to Apply: Applicants can apply through the online processor.

  • Highest qualification- Certification & Transcript
  • Passport & passport photograph (3×4)
  • Birth certificate
  • Health certificate
  • Proof of English proficiency (IELTS/ TOEFL) (or register to take English placement test of FPT University)
  • Curriculum Vitae/ Resume
  • Recommendation letter from Government/Embassy

Online application

Application Deadline: The application deadline is August 10, 2017.

http://international.fpt.edu.vn/opportunities-get-scholarships-2017-2018/

18 Июл

Weiser Professional Development Fellowships in USA, 2018

Weiser Professional Development Fellowships in USA, 2018

The University of Michigan is inviting applications for Weiser Professional Development Fellowships. The fellowship programme is open to faculty and artists at institutions of higher education in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Kaliningrad (Russia), Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia, Moldova, Serbia, Slovak Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan.

The University of Michigan frequently referred to simply as “Michigan,” is a public research university in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States.

Course Level: Fellowships are available for pursuing short-term research programme.

Study Subject: Applicants should be teaching in a discipline offered at the University of Michigan.

Scholarship Award: The 2018 Awards support short-term research visits of 4 weeks or 3 months to the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and include round-trip airfare, housing, health insurance, and a modest per diem. The Weiser Center will grant 5-7 awards for travel to Ann Arbor in February-April 2018 or September-November 2018.

Scholarship can be taken in the USA

Eligibility: Faculty and artists teaching at institutions of higher education in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Georgia, Russia (Kaliningrad District), Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia, Moldova, Serbia, the Slovak Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan may apply. Applicants should be actively engaged in teaching and must have a current appointment to which they intend to return. Junior and mid-level academics are especially encouraged to apply. All applicants must have earned a terminal degree, either their doctoral diploma or highest professional degree (e.g., M.F.A.) at the time of application.

Nationality: Applicants from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Kaliningrad (Russia), Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia, Moldova, Serbia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan are eligible to apply.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have previous degree.

Test Requirement:  No

English Language Requirement: Applicants should have a good command of speaking, reading, and writing in English. Applicants who have taken the TOEFL in the last three years should attach a copy of their score report. Personal statements, CVs, and letters of recommendation will also be evaluated for indications of English fluency. Per U-M policy, every visiting scholar must demonstrate English proficiency during an interview via Skype (or telephone) prior to arrival in the U.S. If a candidate is found to have insufficient English fluency, he or she will not be awarded a Weiser Professional Development Award and will be encouraged to reapply at a later date.

How to Apply: Applicants must submit:

  • A completed application form | Slovak Republic | other eligible countries
  • CV
  • A copy of doctoral diploma or highest professional degree
  • A copy of passport photo page
  • A two-page personal statement describing: a) the research or collaborative project you plan to pursue at the University of Michigan, b) your reason for applying for this opportunity, c) how this opportunity will benefit your home institution, and d) your reason for selecting a 4-week or 3-month visit
  • An invitation from the University of Michigan school, department, and/or faculty partner with whom the research will be conducted; email invitation is acceptable. (For more information about U-M departments and programs, consult umich.edu.) NOTE: The process for applying to work with U-M Law School faculty has changed; please carefully review the FAQs for details.
  • One letter of recommendation from the rector or dean of your institution
  • A copy of your TOEFL score report (if you have taken the exam in the last three years)

Application Deadline: The application deadline is September 15, 2017.

https://www.ii.umich.edu/wcee/visiting-fellows.html

12 Июл

TWAS-CNPq Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme in Brazil, 2018

TWAS-CNPq Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme in Brazil, 2018

The National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq) in Brasilia, Brazil, and TWAS offer postdoctoral fellowships to young scientists from developing countries (other than Brazil) who wish to pursue postdoctoral research in natural sciences.With the world’s largest South-South PhD and post-doctoral research fellowship programme, TWAS helps early-career researchers to gain education and experience at top global science institutions. TWAS currently has over 370 PhD fellowships with 9 partners in five countries, and over 120 postdoctoral fellowships with 10 partners in six countries.

Applicants must hold a PhD degree in a field of the natural sciences.

Course Level: Fellowship Programme is available for the Postdoctoral programme.

Study Subject: Fellowships are awarded in the field of natural sciences.

  • Agricultural Sciences
  • Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Biological Systems and Organisms
  • Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences
  • Chemical Sciences
  • Engineering Sciences
  • Astronomy, Space and Earth Sciences
  • Mathematical Science
  • Physics

Number of Awards: Not Known

Scholarship Award: CNPq will provide a standard monthly allowance which should be used to cover living costs, such as accommodation, food and health insurance. The monthly stipend will not be convertible into foreign currency.

Scholarship can be taken in Brazil

Eligibility: Applicants for these fellowships must meet the following criteria:

  • There is no age limit for this programme.
  • Must not hold a visa for permanent or temporary residency in Brazil or in a developed country.
  • Hold a PhD degree in a field of the natural sciences.
  • Be a regular employee in a developing country (other than Brazil) and hold a research assignment there.
  • Provide evidence that s/he will return to her/his home country on completion of the fellowship.
  • Not take up other assignments during the period of her/his fellowship.
  • Provide an official acceptance letter from the host institution
  • Prove knowledge of Portuguese or provide a certificate of proficiency in Spanish or English (if these languages are not the candidate’s mother tongue).
  • Have an updated Curriculum Vitae on CNPq’s Lattes Platform (see note on online applications below).
  • Present a detailed research plan agreed by her/his host supervisor.
  • Be financially responsible for any accompanying family members.

Nationality: Russia can apply for these postdoctoral fellowships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must hold a PhD degree in a field of the natural sciences.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirements: Scholarships are offered in diverse fields to help students in upgrading their education.

International Fellowship

How to Apply: 

  • Applications to the TWAS-CNPq Fellowships must be submitted online only.
  • Information on the call for applications where you will find the programme details, eligibility criteria, required documents and certificates as well as the online application form are available
  • Applicants must be aware that CNPq and TWAS will not accept applications submitted by any other means except via the online application form.
  • No applications will be accepted after the deadline. Therefore, it is recommended to submit your electronic application as early as possible.
  • Incomplete applications will not be accepted.
  • Applicants should submit the Acceptance Letter from a CAPES-listed institution to CNPq when applying. Without preliminary acceptance, the application will not be considered for selection.
  • Queries concerning the call for applications to the TWAS-CNPq Fellowships programmes should be directed to twas.ascin-at-cnpq.br
  • Applicants should be aware that they can apply for only one fellowship per year. With the exception of the Visiting Scientists programme, all other fellowship programmes offered by TWAS and OWSD are mutually exclusive.

Application Deadline: The application deadline is August 11, 2017.

https://twas.org/opportunity/twas-cnpq-postdoctoral-fellowship-programme

10 Июл

British Petroleum Postgraduate Scholarship in Russia, 2017

British Petroleum Postgraduate Scholarship in Russia, 2017

British Petroleum (BP) in Russia is happy to announce Postgraduate Scholarship in the diverse field of study.  The scholarship is open to talented students from Russia.The aim of the scholarship is to encourage talented and promising students.BP(British Petroleum) is successfully operating in Russia in partnership with major Russian companies, seeking to combine the best Russian and foreign experience.Course Level:  The scholarship is available to pursue the postgraduate degree.

Study Subject: The scholarship is awarded in the following fields:

  • Oil and gas business
  • Oil and gas production
  • Oil and gas processing
  • Pipeline construction
  • Geophysics
  • Seismology
  • Geochemistry / Petrochemicals
  • Macroeconomics
  • Resource management
  • Financial markets
  • International energy markets
  • Conceptual design of ice-resistant structures
  • Government and business
  • Game theory
  • Econometrics
  • Statistics

Scholarship Award: The scholarship will cover the following:

  • Post-graduate students – 35 000 rubles

Numbers of Scholarships: Not known

Scholarship can be taken in Russia

Eligibility: Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Applicants for the scholarship BP should be trained on a budgetary basis in one of the participating universities of the program, to have an excellent performance in all disciplines and seek to develop in your chosen industry, and in the future.

Nationality: Russian applicants are eligible for the scholarship.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have previous year degree.

Postgraduate Scholarship

How to Apply: Applicants can apply through the online processor.

  • Applicants to the BP scholarship must complete an electronic application form, answering all the questions in detail
  • Applicants who have successfully passed the first stage, held interviews with representatives of BP’s, the results of which formed the final list of winners

Online application

Application Deadline: The application deadline is August 29,2017.

http://www.bp.com/ru_ru/russia/csr/education/scholarship.html

 

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