Wednesday, April 20, 2011

2011 The ExxonMobil Middle East and North Africa Scholars Program, USA

What is it?

The program is funded by ExxonMobil and administered by the Institute of International Education (IIE). Through this unique scholarship opportunity, ExxonMobil aims to contribute to the Middle East and North Africa region by helping to develop highly skilled and culturally adept individuals. The program also seeks to build relationships with academic leaders by offering a Faculty Sponsor Program to the home academic departments of successful scholars. Some students may qualify for the opportunity to apply their skills through internships with ExxonMobil.

Who should apply?

Citizens of Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia or the UAE who have a Bachelor's degree in Geoscience, Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science, Math or Geography. Candidates must have lived in the Middle East/North Africa for 15 years & be fluent in Arabic

How do I apply?

Applicants must fill out an online application. The application includes: essays, 9 application pages with itemized sections, 1 signature page, letter of reference forms and the submission of university transcripts and TOEFL & GRE score reports

What is included?

Recipients will receive full tuition for the completion of a Master's Degree in Geosciences, Engineering, or Business. The program also provides a stipend for housing and living expenses and includes medical insurance, textbook and computer allowances, transportation to the U.S. at the inception and conclusion of the program, visa and academic support, and an intensive orientation program.

Submission Deadline: 1 October 2011

For more information, CLICK HERE

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Sunday, April 17, 2011

TYLENOL® Scholarship Program 2011, USA

TYLENOL® Scholarship Program is offered to students who have completed at least one year of undergraduate or graduate course of study.

Study Subject: Healthcare

Employer: McNeil-PPC

Level: Undergraduate, Graduate

Scholarship Description:For the 21st year, the makers of TYLENOL® are awarding $250,000 in scholarships to help college students who are planning to take care of others. The TYLENOL® Scholarship Program has provided financial support for students who seek healthcare-related degrees for more than 20 years because the makers of TYLENOL® cares about the future of healthcare and recognize that dedicating yourself to healthcare is no small commitment.

Based on leadership qualities, academic performance and community involvement, the makers of TYLENOL® will award ten students $10,000 scholarships and 30 other students $5,000 scholarships to help manage the rising costs of education. The annual TYLENOL® Scholarship Program is offered to students who have completed at least one year of undergraduate or graduate course of study in the Spring of 2011 at an accredited two or four year college, university or vocational-technical school.

Scholarship Application Deadline:May 27, 2011

Further Scholarship Information and Application: CLICK HERE

California, USA

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Kofi Annan Fellowships for Developing Countries Student 2011

Kofi Annan Fellowship for outstanding leadership potentials from developing countries. The Kofi Annan Fellowship provides the opportunity for talented and motivated students from developing countries who do not belong to a privileged class and lack sufficient financial means to study management at ESMT in Berlin and graduate with a prestigious MBA from the most international business school in Germany.

Upon return to their home countries, the fellows are expected to contribute to the strengthening of entrepreneurial capacity and the fostering of a stablemarket economy as an effective catalyst for their country’s development, job creation, and poverty alleviation.

About ESMT

ESMT European School of Management and Technology was founded in October 2002 by 25 leading global companies and institutions. The international business school offers Full-time MBA and Executive MBA programs, as well as executive education in the form of open enrollment and customized programs. The School also features in-house research-oriented consulting services in the areas of competition and regulation. ESMT is a private university based in Berlin, Germany, with an additional location in Schloss Gracht near Cologne.

What is the Kofi Annan Fellowship?
A fellowship grant for an emerging leader from a developing country for a one-year full-time MBA education in Berlin, Germany.

To make significant contributions to least developed countries (LDCs) and landlocked developing countries (LLDCs); to strengthen the awareness for responsibility in leadership in developed countries.

ESMT in cooperation with the Kofi Annan Business School Foundation in The Hague, Netherlands.

Starting annually in January. Application deadline is September 30, annually. Up to three fellowships are available each year.

Value of the fellowship is € 58,000. Fellows will have a full scholarship from ESMT plus fair compensation for costs like travel, accommodation, and program-related fees.

Travel, visa, housing, insurance, placement, networking.

Bachelor degree of any kind, a minimum of three years’ professional experience, GMAT, fluency in written and spoken English, willingness to contribute to building the economy and society of the home country with entrepreneurial impetus.

European School of Management
and Technology
Schlossplatz 1
10178 Berlin

Prof. Dr. Wulff Plinke
Phone: +49 (0) 30 212 31-1020
Fax: +49 (0) 30 212 31-1012

MBA Director
Nick Barniville
Phone: +49 (0) 30 212 31-1400
Fax: +49 (0) 30 212 31-1409


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Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarship Awards

The Endeavour Awards aim to:

*Develop on-going educational, research and professional linkages between individuals, organisations and countries,

*Provide opportunities for high achieving individuals from Australia and overseas to increase their skills and enhance their global awareness,

*Contribute to Australia’s position as a high quality education and training provider, and a leader in research and innovation, and

*Increase the productivity of Australians through an international study, research or professional development experience.

The Endeavour Awards are a part of the Australia Awards initiative. The Australia Awards have been established to maximise the benefit to Australia of its extensive scholarship programs, and to support enduring ties between Australia and our neighbours.

The Australia Awards brings together under a single recognisable brand, the Endeavour Awards administered by the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR) and the international development awards administrated by the Australia Agency for International Development (AusAID). Further information is available at the Australia Awards website.

You can read about the experiences of Australian Endeavour Award holders who have undertaken overseas study and International Endeavour Award holders who have undertaken study in Australia.

Endeavour Awards brochures:

Endeavour Executive Awards ( PDF 547KB | RTF 46KB)
Endeavour Postgraduate and Postdoctoral Awards ( PDF 517KB | RTF 47KB)
Endeavour Research Fellowships for Indigenous Australians ( PDF 703KB | RTF 49KB)
Endeavour VET Awards ( PDF 543KB | RTF 55KB)

Further information on the Endeavour Awards:

Frequently asked questions

Applicant Guidelines

Key Dates

1 April 2011 Applications open for the 2012 round of the Endeavour Awards.

30 June 2011 Applications close for the 2012 round of the Endeavour Awards.

July - October After the closing date, DEEWR will review applications to ensure applications meet Award eligibility requirements.

Applications which meet eligibility requirements will then proceed to an external selection panel where they will be assessed against the selection criteria.

The selection panel makes recommendations to DEEWR with the final decision on Award allocation being made by DEEWR.

November 2011 Applicants are advised of the outcome of the 2012 Endeavour Awards


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KAAD Scholarships for Developing Countries

Who can apply?

For the scholarship programme 1 of KAAD you can apply if you:

*come from a developing or emerging country in Africa, Asia, the Middle East or Latin America
have a university degree and professional experience from your home country

*want to acquire a master's degree or a PhD at a German university or do a post-doctoral research project (2-6 months for established university lecturers) at a German university
are a Catholic Christian (or general belong to a Christian denomination). Candidates from other religions can apply if they are proposed by Catholic partners and can prove their commitment to interreligious dialogue

*possess German language skills before starting the studies (KAAD can provide a language course of max. 6 months in Germany).

What does KAAD expect from you?

Above-average performance in studies and research

The orientation of your studies or research towards permanent reintegration in your home region (otherwise the scholarship is turned into a loan),

Religious and social commitment (activities) and willingness to inter-religious dialogue.

KAAD is working with focus- and partner countries in your region. There are so-called Partner Committees in these countries and applications are channelled via them. Applications from other countries can be considered only in exceptional cases.

For more information about your region, visit the following sites:
Africa (sub-Sahara)
Latin America
Near and Middle East (including North Africa)

Deadline: 30 June/30 Nov (annual)
Study in: Germany
Course starts Sept 2011

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