Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Scholarship 2021
Friedrich Ebert Stiftung makes available scholarships to both Germans and overseas international students who wish to undertake Bachelors, Masters or Ph.D. studies in German universities or technical colleges. Studies could be in any subject. The Foundation supports young talents who want to advance their personal development and be among the best in their field. The Foundation is looking for individuals committed to socio-political goals.About Friedrich Ebert Stiftung:The Friedrich Ebert Foundation (German: Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung e.V.; Abbreviation: FES) is a German political party foundation associated with the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD), yet independent of it. Established in 1925 as the political legacy of Friedrich Ebert, Germany's first democratically elected President, it is the largest and oldest of the German party-associated foundations. It is headquartered in Bonn and Berlin and has offices and projects in over 100 countries. It is Germany's oldest organization to promote democracy, political education, and promote students of outstanding intellectual abilities and personality. Funding:Scholars receive up to €744 per month. In addition, there is a monthly flat-rate study fee of €300 euros, which all scholars can freely use. Depending on the applicant’s situation, scholars may also receive a contribution to health insurance of up to €71 and long-term care insurance of up to €15 per month. Scholars with children can receive a family allowance of €155 euros per month. The scholarship does not have to be repaid.
World Bank Group Young Professionals Program
The World Bank and IFC have merged their respective Young Professionals Programs into one World Bank Group Young Professionals Program (WBG YPP).The new program is now accepting applications on behalf of three institutions (the World Bank, IFC and MIGA). Building on the rich legacy of its predecessor programs, the WBG YPP will recruit and develop future leaders to collaborate effectively across our institutions on joint WBG solutions to development challenges.Young Professionals are recruited from around the world, with preference to nationals of WBG member countries and countries of operations. We welcome all qualified individuals from diverse professional, academic, and cultural backgrounds to apply
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Italian Government Scholarship 2021
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI) offers grants in favor of foreign citizens in Italy* and Italian citizens living abroad (IRE)** for the academic year 2021-2022 in order to foster international cooperation in cultural, scientific and technological fields, to promote Italian language and culture and to support Italy’s economic system in the world (according to Law 288/55 and its subsequent changes and additions).Grants are offered to complete study courses and research/training programs in public or legally recognized Italian educational institution.Scholarships are available to attend academic courses on the Italian territory only.The list of eligible foreign countries can be found on the website “Study in Italy”: https://studyinitaly.esteri.it/en/call-for-procedure.Fundinig: rantees may be exempted from the payment of enrollment and tuition fees depending on the policy of each University. Regional Fees are due anyway.The exemption is not applied for Italian culture and language courses, for which the payment of registration fees is required.
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Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships 2021
The Government of Canada launched the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS) program in 2008 to strengthen Canada's ability to attract and retain world-class doctoral students and establish Canada as a global centre of excellence in research and higher learning. Vanier Scholars demonstrate leadership skills and a high standard of scholarly achievement in graduate studies in the social sciences and humanities, natural sciences and/or engineering and health.Place of Vanier Canada Scholarship Canadian Universities with Vanier CGS allocation. Without exception, the Vanier CGS is tenable only at the eligible Canadian institution that submitted the nomination.ScopeUp to 166 scholarships are awarded annuallyFootnote1;A total of up to 500 scholarships are active at any time.Value of Vanier Canda Scholarship $50,000 per yearDuration3 years (non-renewable)Scholarships are distributed equally between the three federal granting agencies:Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC)Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)Selection CriteriaAcademic ExcellenceResearch PotentialLeadership (potential and demonstrated ability)Application/nomination instructionsThose wishing to apply for a Vanier CGS should verify that the institution to which they are applying for doctoral studies has a Vanier CGS quota. They must then inform the institution that they wish to be considered for a Vanier CGS.
PhD Scholarship in Resource Management
Queen Mary University of London invites applications for a full PhD Scholarship starting in January 2022 (or as soon as possible thereafter) to undertake research in the area of Resource Management for Edge/Serverless Computing.Recent technological developments and paradigms such as Serverless computing, Internet of Things (IoT), and processing at the network edge, bring new opportunities for Cloud computing. However, they also pose several new challenges and create the need for new approaches and research strategies, as well to revisit the models that were developed to address issues such as scalability, elasticity, reliability, latency, sustainability. Emerging technologies such as Edge and Serverless Computing and the IoT present new challenges which cannot be easily met by current resource provisioning and scheduling techniques, frameworks and mechanisms. Our future research aims to develop systems using the latest Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) techniques which will be capable of supporting these technologies to meet the requirements of modern IoT applications.About this Scholarship This studentship will explore the intersection of Edge/Serverless and ML/AI for modern IoT applications. The scope of the project is quite broad. Applicants are encouraged to suggest their own interest and refine the research direction accordingly.The PhD will be supervised by Dr Sukhpal Singh Gill and will be based in the Networks Research Group, an interdisciplinary group with strong publication record and high international impact, which is part of the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science, Queen Mary University of London, UK.All nationalities are eligible to apply for this studentship. We offer a 3-year fully funded PhD studentship supported by Queen Mary University of London including student fees and a tax-free stipend starting at £17,609 per annum. In addition to the studentship, we also welcome applications from self-funded students with relevant backgrounds.How To Apply To apply, please follow the online instructions specified by the college website for research degrees: http://www.eecs.qmul.ac.uk/phd/how-to-apply/. Steps 2 onwards are applicable in this case. Please note that we request a ‘Statement of Research Interests’. Your statement (no more than 500 words) should answer two questions:(i) Why are you interested in the topic described above?(ii) What relevant experience do you have?In addition to this, we would also like you to submit a sample of your written work. This might be a chapter of your final year or masters dissertation, or a published conference or journal paper.In order to submit your online application you will need to visit the following webpage: https://www.qmul.ac.uk/postgraduate/research/subjects/computer-science.html. Please scroll down the page and click on “PhD Full-time Computer Science - Semester 2 (January Start)”. The successful PhD candidate will be a member of the Networks Research group. You should mention this in your application.Further informationApplicants interested in the post, seeking further information or feedback on their suitability are encouraged to contact Dr. Sukhpal Singh Gill at [email protected] with the subject “Resource Management for Edge/Serverless Computing”. All applications must be made via the website mentioned above.The closing date for applications is 15 September 2021.
Chevening Scholarship 2022
Chevening Scholarship 2022Applications for Chevening Scholarships will be opened on 3 August 2021.Chevening Scholarships enable outstanding emerging leaders from all over the world to pursue one-year master’s degrees in the UK. Whilst there is no ‘typical’ Chevening Scholar, they are looking for the kind of people who have the passion, ideas, and influence to provide the solutions and leadership needed to create a better future.Because these scholarships are fully funded (flights, accommodation, and course fees are all included), you are free to focus on achieving your professional goals and maximizing the experience of a lifetime. You will live and study in the UK for a year, during which time you will develop professionally and academically, network extensively, experience UK culture, and build lasting positive relationships with the UK. On completing your studies, you will leave the UK equipped with the knowledge and networks necessary to bring your own ideas to life. In this article, Truescho team will attempt to answer all the important questions related to the grant; also we will try to provide you with the most important links and sites that will assist you in the application process.Chevening is the UK Government’s international awards scheme aimed at developing global leaders. Funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organizations, Chevening offers two types of awards – Chevening Scholarships and Chevening Fellowships – the recipients of which are personally selected by British embassies and high commissions throughout the world.Why you will study in the UK :UK universities consistently rank highest in global university ranking as many have world-leading reputations for teaching and research. World-renowned experts in all different fields frequently visit UK universities to give talks and lectures. In fact, many of world’s best academics teach at UK universities, meaning that it is not rare to be taught by the academic who actually wrote the textbook from which you are studying! Scholarship Details Host Institutions: Any university in the UKLevel of study: Full-time taught Masters Degree Program in any subject at any UK universityNumber of Awards: Around 1500 scholarships globally will be offered.Target group:The scholarships are targeted to citizens of Chevening-eligible countries. See the official website for a complete list of countries eligible for Chevening scholarships.Scholarship value:A Chevening Scholarship normally covers university tuition fees, a monthly stipend, travel costs to and from the UK, an arrival allowance, a homeward departure allowance, the cost of one visa application, and a travel grant to attend Chevening events in the UK.How to Apply: You can apply for a Chevening Scholarship for the 2022/2023 academic year from 3 August 2021.Applications for Chevening Awards can only be submitted using the Chevening online application system, available through the ‘apply’ button on your country’s page.It is important to visit your individual country page at the official website for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
Study in the USA with The Gates Scholarship | Fully Funded
About TGSThe Gates Scholarship will fund 300 students per year, starting with 2018, totaling 3,000 students over the life of the program. With the launch of this program in 2017, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation continues its long-standing commitment to helping outstanding minority students who come from low-income backgrounds realize their maximum potential.This prestigious scholarship program is based on evidence that by eliminating the financial barriers to college, a last-dollar scholarship can enable high-potential, low-income minority students to excel in their course work, graduate college, and continue to be leaders throughout their lives.In addition to funding, The Gates Scholarship will provide further support to Scholars, by engaging with them and their institutions in a variety of ways, to ensure they have access to the resources and services they need, from their first to last day of classes, through graduation and the transition to their chosen careers.DESCRIPTIONThe Gates Scholarship (TGS) is a highly selective, last-dollar scholarship for outstanding, minority, high school seniors from low-income households. Each year, the scholarship is awarded to 300 of these student leaders, with the intent of helping them realize their maximum potential.To learn more watch this video.AWARDScholars will receive funding for the full cost of attendance* that is not already covered by other financial aid and the expected family contribution, as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), or the methodology used by a Scholar’s college or university.*Cost of attendance includes tuition, fees, room, board, books, and transportation, and may include other personal costs.
AAUW scholarships 2021
AAUW is pleased to invite women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents to apply for International Fellowships and postgraduate scholarships in the USA.International Fellowships are awarded for full-time study or research in the United States to women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Both graduate and postgraduate studies at accredited U.S. institutions are supported.Applicants must have earned the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor’s degree by the application deadline, and must have applied to their proposed institutions of study by the time of the application. Up to five International Master’s/First Professional Degree Fellowships are renewable for a second year; fellows will receive application information for this competitive program.Recipients are selected for academic achievement and demonstrated commitment to women and girls. Recipients return to their home countries to become leaders in business, government, academia, community activism, the arts or scientific fields.Scholarship Value: Master’s/first professional degree: $18,000Doctoral: $20,000Postdoctoral: $30,000
The German Bundestag International Exchange Program | Fully Funded
Would you like to work at the German Parliament?If you are from Central, Eastern or South-Eastern Europe, France, Israel, North America, Latin America, Asia-Pacific or the Arab region, then the International Parliamentary Scholarship (IPS) at the German Bundestag could give you the opportunity to experience how the Bundestag works over the course of five months, with three of these spent working in a Members office.Each year, the German Bundestag, in cooperation with the Freie Universität Berlin, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and the Technische Universität Berlin, offers around 120 scholarships to young university graduates from 50 countries. The programme runs each year from 1 March to 31 July.The patron of the programme is the President of the German Bundestag.The Bundestag is the German federal parliament. It is the only federal representative body that is directly elected by the German people. It is comparable to a lower house of legislatures, similar to the United States House of Representatives or the House of Commons of the United Kingdom. WikipediaThe programme aims to:promote relations between Germany and the participating countriesconsolidate democratic values and tolerancedeepen understanding of cultural diversitysecure peaceful coexistence in the world.The programmeThe IPS programme lasts a total of five months (1 March to 31 July) and involves a number of special events, seminars and a work placement with a Member of the German Bundestag.At the start of the programme, participants receive an introduction to the local academic life from the three Berlin universities, along with an insight into the parliamentary work from the Bundestag Administration.Placement with a Member of the BundestagThe placement consists of a full-time position in a Member’s office, giving participants the opportunity to get to know the various tasks carried out there. They are expected to play an active role, including producing in-depth reports, drafting speeches, articles and letters, preparing meetings and carrying out secretarial tasks. In addition, the participants accompany their Members to meetings of the committees, parliamentary groups and other bodies and gain an insight into Parliament’s internal functioning, systems and procedures. The programme also includes a visit to the Member’s constituency.Events at universities and political foundationsParticipants are enrolled as students at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin for the summer semester and, if they wish, as guest students at one of the other universities. They are able to take up to two courses at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin or one of the city’s other universities during the semester. In addition, they take part in an accompanying academic programme from the Freie Universität, the Humboldt-Universität and the Technische Universität.Scholarship participants also receive an introduction to Germany’s political, economic and cultural life via seminars held by the political foundations.The scholarshipThe scholarship includes a monthly payment of 500 euros, free accommodation, and health, accident and liability insurance. It also covers the cost of travel to and from Berlin. The International Parliamentary Scholarship programme is funded by the German Bundestag.Parliamentary coordinationThe patron of the International Parliamentary Scholarship is the President of the German Bundestag. Parliamentary coordination of the programme is the responsibility of the Rapporteur Group on International Exchange Programmes of the Commission on Internal Affairs set up by the Council of Elders.Selection processThe IPS is open to well-qualified and highly motivated young people who are open to new ideas, interested in politics, and wish to play an active and responsible role in shaping the democratic future of their country. Successful candidates will be chosen based on their professional, social, language and intercultural skills by an independent selection panel set up by the German Bundestag with the involvement of the Berlin universities.
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Ireland Fellows Programme - Africa
Ireland Fellows Programme - AfricaThe Ireland Fellows Programme enables early to mid-career professionals from eligible countries, with leadership potential, to benefit from a prestigious, world-class, quality education contributing to capacity building. It offers selected students the opportunity to undertake a fully funded one-year master’s level programme at a higher education institution (HEI) in Ireland. The award covers programme fees, flights, accommodation and living costs. Eligible master’s level programs in Ireland commence in August or September each year and, depending on the programme, will run for between 10 and 16 months. The Ireland Fellows Programme promotes gender equality, equal opportunity, and welcomes diversity.The aims of the Programme are to nurture future leaders; to develop in-country capacity to achieve national SDG goals; and to build positive relationships with Ireland. The Programme is intended to support graduates on their return home, through the skills they develop, to contribute to capacity building in their home countries and to become one of the next generation of leaders in their respective fields. It is also envisaged that they will contribute to building enduring positive personal and professional relationships with Ireland, promoting institutional linkages.The Ireland Fellows Programme is fully funded by the Irish Government and is offered under the auspices of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA). The Programme aligns with the Irish Government’s commitments under Global Ireland and the national implementation plan for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), The Global Island: Ireland’s Foreign Policy for a Changing World, A Better World: Ireland’s Policy for International Development, and Ireland's International Education Strategy. The programme is managed by the relevant Embassy responsible for eligible countries. Programme implementation in Ireland is supported by the Irish Council for International Students (ICOS).