Banach Scholarship Programme

This year, the existing scholarship programmes that are a joint initiative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the National Agency for Academic Exchange NAWA in the form of Polish development aid, i.e. the Banach Scholarship Programme and the Lukasiewicz Scholarship Programme, are merged into one scholarship programme for young people from developing countries who wish to take up studies in Poland.The objective of the Programme is to promote socio-economic progress of developing countries by raising the level of knowledge and education of their citizens in the form of scholarships for second-degree studies in Polish or in English at Polish universities supervised by the Minister of Education and Science in the field of engineering and technical sciences, agricultural sciences, exact sciences, and life sciences.The NAWA scholarship may be applied for by citizens of the following countries: Albania, Angola, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Colombia, Ethiopia, Georgia, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Iran, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kosovo, Lebanon, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Nigeria, North Macedonia, Palestine, Peru, the Philippines, Senegal, Serbia, South Africa, Tanzania, Tunisia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, and Vietnam.In addition, the citizens of Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Montenegro, Moldova, North Macedonia, Serbia, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan can complete second-degree studies in the fields of humanities and social sciences under the Programme, with the exception of philological studies in the field of the beneficiary’s native language.The Programme is a joint initiative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange in the form of Polish development aid.

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The UBD Graduate Scholarship (UGS)

The UBD Graduate Scholarship (UGS) is awarded to outstanding scholars, students and professionals to undertake graduate study and advanced research in Universiti Brunei Darussalam. The scholarship provides Bruneian and non-Bruneian candidates the unique opportunity to pursue their academic and research goals and network extensively with international researchers.

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Internships at AIER

The OpportunityAs a paid intern at AIER, you will work closely with staff on projects relating to your interests. Your skills can be applied to scholarly research, program/event planning, marketing, graphic design, communications, editorial writing, and development/fundraising.CompensationAIER interns are paid the minimum wage in Massachusetts. For internships lasting more than 10 weeks, participants living further than 300 miles from Great Barrington, MA also receive a $750 travel stipend.Accommodations and MealsHousing is provided in the AIER manor or cottages right on campus, close to the beautiful town of Great Barrington. Lunch is provided for AIER staff, fellows, and interns every workday. Many dinners are also provided.

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Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences Fund

Wittenborg Funds are specially released to attract:Excellent international students (non EU/EEA)Excellent home/EU/EEA students who are willing to join a degree course taught and examined in EnglishProfessionalisation @ Wittenborg:If you are selected for a Wittenborg Scholarship you will be expected to take part in projects to help professionalise Wittenborg. You will also be asked to become a student rep and a buddy of new students.About The Scholarship: University : Wittenborg University of Applied SciencesCourse Level:  Undergraduate and Master’s degreeNationality: International studentsPlace of study:  NetherlandsWittenborg University of Applied Sciences Funds Available:Wittenborg Gold Fund/Scholarship of €1,500 (Fee reduction)Wittenborg Silver Fund/Scholarship of €1,000 (Fee reduction)Wittenborg Bronze Fund/Scholarship of €500 (Fee reduction)Wittenborg Graduate Fund: reduction of €3,000 on tuition fee for one of the MBM Master of Science programmes, or the Wittenborg MBA programmes (Master programme fee reduction for Wittenborg Bachelor Graduates)

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CALL FOR APPLICATION “ICYF YOUNG VOLUNTEERS CAMP”

BACKGROUNDThe Islamic Cooperation Youth Forum (ICYF) announces the “ICYF Young Volunteers Camp” program to equip young people with practical knowledge and guidance to help and support communities during pandemics, natural disasters, and humanitarian crises.As the world is going through unprecedented change, everyone needs to join their efforts to work collectively and support each other during these difficult times. Volunteerism is the crucial and significant solution at this very moment to bring people together and mobilize them accordingly where help is needed the most.CAMP OBJECTIVESICYF Young Volunteers Camps targets to achieve the following specific objectives:•​To design the right framework of a volunteering training program during any kind of crisis as a long-term solution•​To establish an effective partnership network and its community for volunteer’s capacity building•​To empower youth lead organizations on volunteering management•​To enhance young volunteers` capacities through interactive training•​To promote the human rights of volunteers during humanitarian crises with civic and human rights education.•​To establish a network among youth organizations for effective collaboration to find sustainable solutions during a pandemic crisis and humanitarian crises in the world.•​To raise awareness of youth on the universal values of volunteerism•​To provide a platform for sharing experiences, lessons learned and reflections on youth volunteerism and its impact.•​To share best examples of successful youth volunteerism initiatives•​To enable participants to improve themselves in project preparation for various funding sources and project cycle managementLOCATION & DATELocation:  Antalya, TurkeyDate:5-10 July For Young Women12-17 July For Young Men

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PHD STIPENDS IN 6G AND OTHER POST-5G COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS

As the 5G wireless communication systems are being rolled out, there is a significant research momentum on post-5G wireless communication systems. Specifically, a number of research activities are directed towards the potential 6G standard that will emerge during the next decade.Our research group considers the following three premises towards 6G systems:(1) Increase in the number and heterogeneity of connections requires new concepts for sustainable spectrum usage.(2) The wireless infrastructure will evolve towards disaggregation, with increasing fraction of general- purpose hardware that is configurable in software.(3) A growing number of industries and services will require reliable, resilient, and predictable wireless connectivity. Methodologically, the research on post-5G wireless systems will deviate from the traditional communication engineering to embrace methods and techniques from sensing, inference, machine learning, positioning, network economics, metamaterials and quantum communication.In this context, multiple PhD positions will be opened within the area of post-5G and 6G communication systems. The selected candidates will work with at least one of the following topics:- Radio access protocol and spectrum allocation for IoT (Internet of Things) connections with heterogeneous requirements in terms of reliability, latency, rate and number of connections;- Communication techniques for integration of terrestrial and satellite systems;- Integration of communication with distributed machine learning and inference;- Use of machine learning methods to design and optimize communication protocols;- Joint optimization of communication, localization, and sensing;- Modelling and performance optimization of semantics-oriented communication systems;- Communication models for IoT systems with distributed ledgers and blockchains;- Communication models that cater for the electromagnetic properties of metamaterials;- Communication models that integrate classical and quantum communication systems.The PhD positions are opened within the Connectivity Section at the Department of Electronic Systems, Aalborg University. The Connectivity Section carries out research in the broad area of communication engineering and networking, with special focus on communication theory and wireless systems. Some positions will be established within a Villum Investigator Grant, while others within industrial collaboration projects and EU projects.

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The Africa Scholarship (Postgraduate) - 2021/22

The Africa Scholarship (Postgraduate) - 2021/22Fee Status: OverseasSubject: Anatomy / Forensic Anthropology / Forensic and Medical Art, Architecture and Urban Planning, Art and Design, Biological/Biomedical Sciences, Biomedical Engineering / Medical Imaging, Business (Accountancy / Economics / Finance / International Business), Civil Engineering / Structural Engineering, Computing / Applied Computing / Data Science / Data Engineering, Dentistry, Education, Electronic Engineering, Energy Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy, English, Geography / Environmental Science, History, Law, Liberal Arts, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering / Industrial Engineering, Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Philosophy, Physics, Politics and International Relations, Psychology, Social WorkValue: £5,000PostgraduateLevel of StudyFull-timeMode of StudySeptember 2021, January 2022Start Date1 yearDuration

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Karen McKellin International Leader of Tomorrow Award

This need-and-merit-based award recognizes international undergraduate students who demonstrate superior academic achievement, leadership skills, involvement in student affairs and community service, and recognized achievement in other key areas.The value of your Karen McKellin International Leader of Tomorrow Award is proportional to your financial need. Financial need is determined by totalling tuition, fees, and living costs, and subtracting the financial contribution you and your family can make each year. A standard needs assessment is based on the financial information provided by you and your family.Your award may be renewed for up to three additional years of undergraduate study or to degree completion – whichever comes first – provided you achieve satisfactory academic standing in your faculty, continue to demonstrate financial need, and maintain your Canadian study permit (student visa).DeadlinesJanuary 5: Submit your award application and complete the online application for admission to UBC. Although you can specify two degree choices in your application, only your first-choice degree will be considered for the purposes of this award.January 31: Meet UBC’s English Language Admission Standard.Mid-April: Nominees will be informed if they have received an award

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Lund University Global Scholarship

About the Lund University Global Scholarship programmeApproximately SEK 15 million (€1.4 million / US $1,7 million) awarded in scholarship grants each yearA selective, merit-based scholarship to recognise top academic students from outside the EU/EEAAs a top 100 university and ranked in the top 0.4% of universities in the world, Lund University attracts high achieving students from across the globe. The Lund University Global Scholarship programme seeks to recognise these students by awarding academic excellence grants.Scholarship recipients have a proven record of achieving consistently high grades in their previous studies and are assessed as being a good fit for our programmes. The scholarship is selective, competitive and merit-based.Scholarship grants may cover 25%, 50%, 75% or up to 100% of the tuition fee. The scholarship percentage awarded depends on budget available to the programme/faculty. It has no reflection on the students' academic level of excellence.  Please note that scholarships are toward tuition fees only and that living costs are not covered. Scholarship recipients must still be able to fund their living costs, as per the requirements of the Swedish Migration Agency.Application Process The application period for the Lund University Global Scholarship for autumn 2021 studies will start in February 2021.To be able to apply and be considered for a Lund University Global Scholarship, you must first have applied to the programme(s) or free-standing course(s) you wish to study at Lund University. You do this through the online, national application website – www.universityadmissions.se – during the application period. Once you have made a complete application to a degree programme or free-standing courses of at least 30 ECTS credits, and have paid the application fee, you will be able to apply for the scholarship. Note that the scholarship portal is different from the national application portal for studies. The link to the scholarship application portal is published here on this web page during the scholarship application period.As part of the online scholarship application, you need to upload your personal 'scholarship motivation letter' (maximum 600 words) in the scholarship application portal. Please note that the scholarship motivation letter is different from any statement of purpose you may be required to submit as part of your programme-specific application documents. Your scholarship motivation letter should explain why your academic performance and reasons for applying to Lund University make you a suitable potential recipient for a Lund University Global Scholarship.You can only apply for one Lund University Global Scholarship per programme or free-standing course. However, it is possible for you to apply to other scholarships, for example the Swedish Institute scholarships, in addition.

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PhD Studentships in Physics & Astronomy starting September 2021 (2021)

The University of Sussex is offering a number of Ph.D. studentships for September 2021 admission. The studentships are for 3.5 years and comprise a tax-free bursary, a fee waiver, and a training budget.Type of awardPostgraduate ResearchPh.D. projectProjects on offer for September 2021 can be found on the Research Group webpages linked below, or you may suggest a project of your own devising.Astronomy & CosmologyTheoretical Particle PhysicsExperimental Particle PhysicsWhen you apply, specify your preferred project(s) and supervisor(s).  Describe your research interests and any relevant expertise or experience you can bring to the project.You are welcome to contact each group’s admissions coordinator (listed below), as well as any prospective supervisor, if you have questions about a project or want to propose your own topicAmountEach award will be comprised of a tax-free bursary of £15560 (21/22 rate), a full fee waiver, and a training/conference budget of £1250 per year, for 3.5 years.  The awards are funded by the STFC Research Council.In addition, STFC-funded students may apply to STFC for a Long-Term Attachment (LTA).  An LTA funds the student to work at another research facility outside the UK for up to 1.5 years as part of their PhD project.  LTA applications are made in the student's first year of the PhD. Number of scholarships availableOur available studentships will be spread over the three research groups named here.  There may be additional studentships in the School for September 2021 admission. See our advertisements on jobs.ac.uk, findaphd.com and the Sussex university webpages.How to applyYou should apply as early as possible to ensure full consideration.Interviews take place during February and early March for admission in September.If you are offered a place, we will not expect you to accept it before 31 March 2021. This is a requirement of the funder, STFC.Studentships are occasionally available after the end of March for example because some applicants withdraw before registration in September.  In which case, late applications will be considered.Apply through the University of Sussex on-line system.https://www.sussex.ac.uk/study/phd/apply/log-into-accountSelect the PhD in Physics or Astronomy, with an entry date of September 2021. In the Finance/Funding section, state that you wish to be considered for an STFC Research Council studentship.  State your preferred research group.  If possible, upload all the documents requested or your application will be delayed while we contact you.

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