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Handbook on International Scholarships
Prepared by Careers and Scholarship Department
Scholarships for Studies in United Kingdom:
The Shell Centenary Scholarship Fund
The Shell Centenary Scholarship Fund (TSCSF) was established as a registered charity in 1997. Under various Masters programmes, TSCSF offers postgraduate students from developing countries the opportunity to study in the United Kingdom and the Netherlands, and gain skills that will make a long-term contribution to the further development of their countries. Each year nearly 90 students will be given major scholarships (for one year in the UK, and for two years in NL). Partners in the scheme are the University of Cambridge, Durham University, The University of Edinburgh, Imperial College London, University of Leeds, The University of Oxford and University College London in the UK, and with Delft University of Technology, Eindhoven University of Technology and University of Twente in the Netherlands. These universities also contribute to the funding of scholarships. The scholarships are known as Shell Centenary Scholarships (in the UK), Royal Dutch Shell Centenary Scholarships (in the NL). A number of scholarships are also jointly funded with the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office, and are known as Shell Centenary Chevening Scholarships. Eligibility criteria: aged 35 or under nationals of and resident in any country other than Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany; Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy; Japan, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway; Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom and United States and intending to return and take up permanent residence there after completion of the proposed programme of study intending to study a subject that will be of significant value in aiding the sustainable development of their home country of outstanding academic ability e.g. have obtained a degree equivalent to a first class honours degree at a British university fluent in spoken and written English (IELTS: 7.5) neither a current nor former employee of the Royal Dutch/Shell Group of Companies Value of scholarship: Each full-cost scholarship will cover tuition, accommodation, maintenance costs and a return airfare for the scholarship holder only. How to apply: Request information about eligible taught postgraduate courses from one, or more, of the six participating universities Request an application form and a scholarship form from the university at which one wishes to study Apply, on the university application form, for admission to one of the eligible courses. Closing dates for academic entrance applications vary Send a completed scholarship form to the university to which one has applied It is the intention that the scholarships be widely geographically distributed. In each year a large number of countries will be represented. Scholarships will be awarded to those academically qualified applicants thought best able to contribute to the development of their
home country by becoming leaders, decision-makers or opinion-formers. Preference will be given to those who have not yet had the opportunity to study in the UK and NL. Subjects offered: The courses which are eligible for Shell Centenary, Shell Centenary Chevening and Royal Dutch Shell Centenary Scholarships are within the broad categories of Applied Sciences and Technology, including Environmental Sciences, Business Management, Law and Economics. Specific disciplines and subjects vary from one university to another. Courses can also vary from one year to another so there is no guarantee that the same course will be available each year. The deadlines also vary for each university every year. For more details on courses and deadlines, visit the web link listed below. Priority School: University of Cambridge Web link: http://www.shellscholar.org/
British Chevening Scholarship
The British Government’s British Chevening Scholarship, are the most prestigious awards available to international students for study in the United Kingdom. They enable future leaders, decision-makers and opinion formers from around the world to become familiar with the UK, to gain new skills, or update current professional skills. The ultimate objective is to benefit their countries upon their return. Eligibility: Mid-career professionals with a minimum of 3 years' relevant work experience Applicants must have a Master’s degree or a 4-year Bachelor’s degree Applicants must be under 40 years of age at the time of applying. Applicants should preferably not have studied in the UK at university level. Applicants must be Pakistan citizens Applicants may apply in any subject area Minimum IELTS of 6.5 although 7.0 is preferred Duration: The scholarships are for one year taught postgraduate study in the UK. Priority Areas: Business Administration, Design, Economics, Environmental Studies, Human rights, International Relations, Law, Management, Media Studies, Public Administration, Social Development Value: The scholarship covers the full cost of study in the UK. How to apply: Application forms are available from the British Council offices in Pakistan. If writing to obtain an application form, enclose a stamped addressed envelope. Timeline: The British Chevening Scholarships Programme in Pakistan is advertised every year in
August, with interviews in November and successful scholars departing for the UK next September. Web links: http://www.britishcouncil.org/pakistan-education-scholarships-bc-chev.htm http://www.chevening.com/ http://www.chevening.com/about/countries/pakistan/index.html
DFID Shared Scholarships
Awards made under this scheme are jointly funded by the Department for International Development (DFID), as part of the British aid programme to developing countries, and participating institutions in the United Kingdom. The Scheme is administered by the Association of Commonwealth Universities, 36 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PF. Number of Awards: 180 (approx) Courses offered: The scholarships fund courses at postgraduate or equivalent level at selected institutions in the UK. A list of the institutions is available, and changes year to year. Scholarships are available for subjects connected to development, such as economics, social sciences and technology. Sometimes a scholarship is awarded for undergraduate study if the course satisfies the conditions of the scheme and is not available in Pakistan. There are no awards for PhD level. Eligibility: National of (or permanently domiciled in) a commonwealth developing country, and not at present living or studying in a developed country Not be employed by a government department (national or local) or by a parastatal organisation Have not undertaken studies lasting a year or more in a developed country Will return to their home country as soon as their award ends Themselves, or through their families, are unable to pay to study in the United Kingdom Type of Funding: Covers full costs of an award holder's study in the UK including return airfares, maintenance allowance. No additional allowances are paid for spouses or other dependants. How to apply: Applications should be made directly to the institutions at which candidates wish to study. The sponsoring institution will be the judges of academic calibre and forward their nominations to the Association of Commonwealth Universities for its agreement. Institutions will normally advise candidates of the result not later than June. Candidates should note that although they may apply to more than one institution, only one offer of award may be accepted. Web link: http://www.dfid.gov.uk/funding/sharedscholarship.asp
variations in application procedures and values of particular scholarships can be found under the relevant country heading in a booklet available from the trust at the address below P. Through the years.Cambridge Commonwealth Trust. and bring outstanding students from many countries around the world to the University of Oxford. and the applicant’s undergraduate program must provide a sufficient basis for further study in the proposed field. Web link: http://www. Rhodes Scholars have pursued studies in all of the varied fields available at the University of Oxford. the oldest international fellowships. were initiated after the death of Cecil Rhodes in 1902. or certificate in the first instance. Rhodes Scholars are elected for two years of study at the University of Oxford. without help. The value of the bursary will be a partial contribution towards the costs of study at Cambridge and is determined according to the financial circumstances of each candidate. Box 252 Cambridge CB2 1TZ Telephone 044 (0) 1223-323322 Costs covered: The trusts do not provide maintenance allowances for dependants. applicants from countries not specified under the scholarship scheme will normally be eligible to be considered for a part-cost bursary. How to apply: Further details can be obtained from the above address. Cambridge Overseas Trust and Cambridge Livingstone Trust Eligibility: The trust offers scholarships and part-time bursaries to outstanding students from overseas who.uk/univ/gsprospectus/funding/overseas/trusts. applications are sought from talented students without restriction as to their field of academic specialization or career plans although the proposed course of study must be available at Oxford. The Rhodes Scholarships are investments in individuals rather than in project proposals. Contact: Details of scholarships for different countries.admin. Accordingly. levels of study and in some cases to specific areas of study.ac. Cambridge College awards and awards from sources in their home countries. Bursaries are available to students irrespective of their nationality. which requires application to and express approval of the Rhodes Trustees. students should apply for every other form of financial assistance open to them.html Rhodes Scholarships The Rhodes Scholarships. including UK Government awards.cam.O. Scholarships are normally attached to particular countries. with the possibility of renewal for a third year. as long as it is part of a plan for two or three years of Oxford study involving a 5 . Students must already have been accepted for admission by the University. diploma. Rhodes Scholars may pursue a one-year degree. Accordingly. The trust states that since there are many more applications than awards available. would be unable to take their places at Cambridge.
2939. the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation of Seattle. Rhodes Scholars may not. Each Scholar receives in addition a maintenance allowance adequate to meet necessary expenses for term-time and vacations. Web link: http://www. Successful applicants will have the ability to make a significant contribution to their discipline while in Cambridge.subsequent degree course. personal interviews are held. Islamabad Selection Criteria: Academic and all round qualities of candidate are taken into account.org/ Gates Foundation In October 2000. the Trust looks for students of exceptional academic achievement and scholarly promise for whom advanced study at Cambridge would be particularly appropriate. This benefaction creates in perpetuity an international scholarship programme to enable outstanding graduate students from outside the United Kingdom to study at the University of Cambridge. Box No. Eligibility: In selecting Gates Cambridge Scholars.25. laboratory and certain other fees are paid on the Scholar’s behalf by the Rhodes Trustees. Rhodes Trust Scholarship Selection Committee for Pakistan. with a strong aptitude for research. Although there may be variation in the actual number of awards made each year. and upon application. the Trust seeks to elect approximately 100 new scholars annually. Method of Application: Applications forms available from Secretary.O. About the scholarships: The Trust expects there to be of the order of 230 Gates Cambridge Scholars studying at the University at any one time. such as tuition. however. 100 of them coming from the United States of America. Washington. may approve additional grants for research purposes or study-related travel. The Trust expects a good match to be made between the applicant's qualifications and aspirations and what Cambridge has to offer. on 1st October can apply. P. The Rhodes Trustees cover the necessary costs of travel to and from Oxford. Costs covered: All educational costs. Courses offered: 6 .rhodesscholar. USA announced a donation to the University of Cambridge of $210 million to establish the Gates Cambridge Trust. apply in the first instance for an MBA. Eligibility: Students from Pakistan holding a First Class Bachelors Degree in Arts or Science from any Pakistani university and aged 19 . analysis and a creative approach to defining and solving problems.
) Second Bachelor degree as an Affiliated Student MBBChir Clinical Studies Costs covered: Gates Cambridge Scholarships are awarded only to students who gain admission to the University through the University's regular procedures. business.g. Research leading to the PhD degree One-year post-graduate courses (e. depending on the course of study. media and women's studies. Subjects excluded are journalism.Sc. Eligibility: The candidate must have either a professional degree (e. at any reputable institution in Britain. They cover the full cost of study at Cambridge for a single person . public health. 7 . speech therapy or physiotherapy. Diploma etc. a further discretionary allowance for study-related activities and one return economy airfare between the UK and the Scholar’s normal country of residence. all approved University and College tuition fees. Value of Award It covers the full cost of tuition and basic living expenses. but preference will be given to candidates between the ages of 25 and 40. Preference will be given to candidates who have work experience in their chosen field. MBBS) or a first or high second division in M. Travel expenses are not included. /M.org/about. MPhil. social sciences modular courses in various disciplines will also be considered. special needs.namely. Web link: http://trust.gatesscholar.g. Courses in economics development. The candidate must supply adequate evidence that she would not be able to study abroad without financial assistance. a maintenance allowance. or for training in fields such as education (curriculum planning. She must be a citizen of Pakistan and have a declared intention to return and pursue a career in Pakistan.A. A genuine need for financial assistance is an essential condition of the scholarship. There is no restriction on age. LLM. While not a requirement. Subjects: It may be used for academic studies in the traditional humanities and sciences. preference will be given to those candidates who have secured admission to a programme of study at a recognized institution of their choice in the United Kingdom. Candidates must bear the expenses of air travel.asp Annemarie Schimmel Scholarship (For Pakistani Women Only) Period of award: The Schimmel Scholarship will be awarded for one or two years. radiography. teaching English as a second language).
Development Studies. Social Anthropology.net. Farah Kashaf Co-ordinator. Economics. Political Thought & Intellectual History.amsscholarship. Law.Where to apply: Ms. Lahore 54600. Eligibility: Applicants should: be nationals of. Application and Selection Procedure: The applications of Pakistani scholars who have gained admission to Oxford or Cambridge universities are forwarded to the Noon Educational Foundation (NEF) for consideration for scholarship awards. E-mail: mailto:amss@nexlinx. Philosophy. Economics & Development. Eligible Fields: Criminology. Education. Historical Studies. International Relations. and normally resident in Pakistan during the academic year in which they apply for the award. History & Philosophy of Science. university normally be between 20 and 33 years of age have passed an appropriate English language test by the time of taking up the award preferably have not already spent a full academic year or more studying in a higher educational institution in the West return to their home country at the end of their scholarship period to continue their studies/work there In addition.K. the following are ineligible to apply: employees of the British Embassies and the British Council offices who are directly involved in the administration of scholarships those who have received a scholarship funded by the British Government within the previous three years 8 . Anne Marie Schimmel Scholarship 154 Shah Jamal. applicants who are temporarily out of the country (for a total period of less than three consecutive months) may be treated as being resident already hold (or expect to hold by the time of taking up the award) a degree equivalent to an upper second from a U. usually early in July.pk Web link: http://www. and recommends appropriate ones to OSI–Budapest and the FCO for joint support. notably the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge. The NEF reviews the applications at their annual Summer Trustees' Meeting.com/ Noon Educational Foundation The Noon Educational Foundation was established in 1992 by Lady Viqarunnissa Noon to support bright young scholars from Pakistan to study at leading universities in the United Kingdom.
Design. Management & Administration. The British Council/Charles Wallace Trust The Visiting Fellowship Programme is designed to provide assistance to individuals who wish to broaden their experience or improve their skills through a short-term attachment at a UK university or training institution. Islamabad and Peshawar UAN Telephone: 111-424-424 UAN Fax: 111-425-425 Other scholarships managed/promoted by British Council Pakistan Hornby Long Term Award The A S Hornby Trust funds scholarships for ELT professionals from Pakistan (one scholar sent every year). Contact: The British Council Offices in Karachi. The award is for a diploma (9 months) or MA (1 year) course. Education. Gender issues Eligibility: The Programme is designed to support applicants who demonstrate a strong desire to visit the UK in order to enhance their skills. and who can clearly show that all other arrangements for their training have been made. They should also meet the following criteria: Pakistani Nationals.Funding: Each award will provide for payment of: academic fees and examination fees a monthly stipend for living expenses (to be sufficient for a single student) other agreed allowances including return economy airfare No financial support or special provisions are provided for dependants or family members. all of which have a high reputation in 9 . English Language Teaching. resident in Pakistan Must be aged between 25 and 45 years Must have a firm offer (up to 3 months) from a UK University or training institution Value: Award holders will receive a grant of £920 per month for a maximum of 3 months. Subjects: Arts. Lahore. Placement will be made in one of the following UK universities. Literature. Human Rights. The scheme does not support: Travel to the UK to attend conference and seminars The cost of international airfares Tuition fees Subjects not included in the priority areas Administrative assistance Deadline: Contact local British Council Office for information on deadlines.
the University of Strathclyde awards one or two scholarships from funds donated by Mr Yaqub Ali through the Scottish Pakistani Association to the University of Strathclyde Foundation. One Research Council and one industrial partner will jointly fund each scholarship. and DHPA scholars should be easily recognizable as the 'best of the best'. engineering. University of Warwick. social sciences and technology students from overseas to study for PhDs over a period of three to four years. Stirling University. College of St Mark and St John. These scholarships enable students to apply and transfer their expertise and knowledge gained at Nottingham to the problems facing developing nations. Nottingham Developing Solutions Nottingham's Developing Solutions Scholarship Scheme operates throughout the developing Commonwealth to encourage gifted students from developing nations to take advantage of Nottingham University's world-class research and taught courses in a number of scientific and technical disciplines. Engineering and Environmental Management. Awards are for one-year postgraduate studies in Crop Sciences. will be considered for a Graduate Merit Award. Food & Nutrition. The scholarship covers tuition fees. Priority will be given to subjects in the areas of engineering. together with a full list of eligible countries. Eligible courses for these scholarships are only fulltime UK-based TEFL/TESL diploma or Masters programmes in these institutions. There is no need to apply separately. The overriding criterion of the scheme is excellence.the field – University of Lancaster. University of Leeds.000.000 to £8. http://www.000 (up to an overall maximum of £75. The aim of the Fund is to provide an opportunity to well qualified but needy Pakistan nationals (living in Pakistan) to pursue a one-year MSc study course in the UK. Full details of the scheme are available on the following Research Councils UK website.481 or above.uk/hodgkin/ The website lists the eligible universities and gives a primary contact point to which applications should be made. LSE Graduate Merit Awards Students who apply for admission to a Master's programme at LSE which charges fees of £7. Successful candidates will be notified in the offer of admission.000 per student) primarily to cover fees and maintenance.rcuk. The deadline is June 1. a monthly stipend for accommodation and living expenses. Applicants should have more than three years of professional experience in ELT. the value of these awards ranges from £3.ac. computing and business management or any 10 . at an average annual cost per student of £25. medicine. 50th Anniversary Strathclyde To commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Foundation of the State of Pakistan. Plymouth. The most outstanding applicants who have impressed the selectors with the quality of their application and academic achievement will be offered an award. Dorothy Hodgkins Scholarships The Dorothy Hodgkin Postgraduate Awards are open to top quality science.
books and warm clothing allowance. The Foundation will meet the full costs of the candidate's study.A. have not already spent a full academic year or more studying in a higher educational institution in the West. working in the field of banking and finance. Eligibility Criteria: Applicants will normally be expected to: be a national of. tuition fees.Sc. OSI/FCO Chevening Royal Holloway University Scholarships The scholarships aim to provide opportunities for independent postgraduate study in the United Kingdom for students from Pakistan who are engaged in or intending to pursue postgraduate work in their own country and who have demonstrated both academic excellence and the potential to become leaders. Bank of England In 2003/04. and normally resident in Pakistan during the academic year in which they apply for the award. Trustees of the Bank of England offered to Pakistan two fellowships for one-year postgraduate (Master’s) studies in the fields of banking. Economics or Business Administration) and possess at least 3-5 years of banking experience. University of London. already hold (or expect to hold by the time of taking up the award) a degree equivalent to an upper second from a UK university. monthly stipend.Sc. financial administration or a related subject. Applicants should be under 40 years of age. Each scholarship provides tuition fees at the Royal Holloway. return to their home country at the end of their scholarship period to continue their studies/work there 11 . Subject to satisfactory progress. have passed an appropriate English-language test by the time of taking up the award.other subject which the partners deem acceptable or which cannot be pursued adequately in Pakistan. have an indigenous Master’s degree (preferably in Finance. in politics of democracy or M. Scholarships are available for study for one of the following: M. applicants who are temporarily out of the country (for a total period of less than three consecutive months) may be treated as being resident. normally be between 23 and 35 years of age. Preference will be given to candidates who have relevant work experience and have not previously studied in the UK. in public sector studies. in medical sociology. the scholarships lead to the award of a Masters. The fellowships cover return airfare. Applicants must have a First Class Honours degree from a recognised Pakistan University. decision-makers and opinion formers in their own country. Employees of international banks are excluded from this programme. maintenance and other allowances (excluding spouse or other dependants). a stipend to cover living costs (for one person only) and return air travel from the scholar's home country. preferably from a Pakistani commercial bank. M. and are tenable at approved universities in the UK. including return travel. debt management.
Successful candidates will be notified by end June for courses starting the following October. A short of potential scholars will be drawn up by a committee consisting of members from Bunzl. Each scholarship provides tuition fees at the Royal Holloway. Value Awards include the costs of the candidate's study in the UK including airfares. How to apply Candidates who wish to apply for a scholarship in engineering field should write for course details and an application form to one of the contact addresses which are available at the British Council Karachi. the scholarships lead to the award of a Masters. decision-makers and opinion formers in their own country. in medical sociology. 12 . a stipend to cover living costs (for one person only) and return air travel from the scholar's home country. How to apply Application forms can be obtained from the British Council offices in Pakistan. University of London. the application form should be sent to the Registrar of the Cranfield university at the address on the form before 19 March for the course starting in October of the same year. M. in public sector studies. together with the Foreign and Commonwealth office.Sc. in politics of democracy or M. The local Bunzl offices may hold interviews before the final decisions are made. Students who are accepted on to a master’s course will then be put forward for a Scholarship.A. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Cranfield. OSI/FCO Chevening Royal Holloway University Scholarships The scholarships aim to provide opportunities for independent postgraduate study in the United Kingdom for students from Pakistan who are engaged in or intending to pursue postgraduate work in their own country and who have demonstrated both academic excellence and the potential to become leaders. Deadline On completion. Deadline The closing date for applications is 28 February.FCO/ British Gas/ University of Strathclyde The British Gas and the University of Strathclyde. Subject to satisfactory progress. Applied Science and Business Administration.Sc. are offering up to eight one-year postgraduate studentships per annum in selected office in Engineering. Scholarships are available for study for one of the following: M. FCO/BUNZL/Cranfield shared scholarship scheme Eligibility The application for admission will be processed by the University in the normal way.
Telephone 44 (0) 1992-303053.Eligibility Criteria Applicants will normally be expected to: Be a national of. Hertford. and normally resident in Pakistan during the academic year in which they apply for the award. Deadline Forms to be returned by 1 March each year The Education Trust of Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors Correspondent Research Executive. Have passed an appropriate English-language test by the time of taking up the award. Secretary. although they can be for up to £6. How to apply On a form available from the correspondent. 12 Great George Street. Normally be between 23 and 35 years of age.000 for certain overseas students. Applications from overseas students must be made before coming to the UK emergency help for those already in the UK is not available. Have not already spent a full academic year or more studying in a higher educational institution in the West. grants are only available to teachers or those connected with education to undertake further professional study or research in Religious Education or Education. For overseas students. Herts SG13 8AG Eligibility Grants are available for people from the UK and around the world to study further and higher education courses in the UK. Already hold (or expect to hold by the time of taking up the award) a degree equivalent to an upper second from a UK university. The research may be undertaken in any country. applicants who are temporarily out of the country (for a total period of less than three consecutive months) may be treated as being resident. London SW1P 3AD Telephone 44 (0) 20 7222 7000 Eligibility Types of grants Awards are made to people who wish to carry out research in chartered surveying. The Hockerill Educational Foundation Correspondent Colin Broomfield. Fax 44 (0) 1992-425950 16 Hagsdell Road. Applicants can be chartered surveyors and others who are carrying out research studies in relevant subjects.000. Return to their home country at the end of their scholarship period to continue their studies/work there. How to apply Applications Contact the correspondent for application forms and guidance notes. Value of award Grants range from £300 to £2. 13 .
and relevant to the advancement of architecture in the UK. (Third world Students) Mountbatten Memorial Grants Mr.The Nora Henry Trust Correspondent Educational Grants Advisory Service Family Welfare Association 501-505 Kingsland Road. Deadline The closing date for applications is the end of March each year. 66 Portland Place.org Website www. How to apply On a form available from the correspondent upon receipt of a stamped addressed envelope. UK. Overseas students are considered. London N1 1HR (Grant for Living Expenses or thesis) 14 .riba. OBESir Ernest Cassel Educational Trust 8 Malvern Terrace Islington.org Eligibility Research awards are available for studies in architecture and related areas. travel and childcare. R Le Fanu. Leche Trust C/o The British Council Medlock Street Manchester M 15 4PR. How to apply Contact the correspondent at the above address for further information. although the work must be in the main undertaken in the UK. Dalston London E8 4AU Telephone 44 (0) 20-7254 6251 Eligibility Grants are made to students and mature students from any country with a preference for students from developing countries who are studying subjects which will be of use when the student returns to that country. They are considered all year round. living expenses. Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Correspondent: RIBA Centre for Architectural Education. Applications should be submitted directly by the individual and supported by an academic referee. One-off grants normally between £100 and £200 can be given towards books. London W1N 4AD Telephone 44 (0) 20-7580 5533 Fax 44 (0) 20-7255 1541 E-mail email@example.com. fees.
SUPA is the funding body for the prize studentships.C Witting Trust Friends House Euston Road.UK (Muslim Pakistani and Indian Students for Science only) S. 21Old Palace Road Guildford. 15 .NW 12 BJ UK (Undergraduate Grant) Qarz _e _ Hasna Eligibility Undergraduate. Surrey GU 5 TU .H Ziauddin Trust R. 4th Floor. F. The studentships provide support for tuition fees and a maintenance grant of £14.406. Prize studentships will be awarded competitively and up to eight awards will be available this year for outstanding candidates.S. Applicants are advised that they must also apply to their chosen university to undertake a PhD and must meet the minimum requirements of that institution. Telecom Building Opposite Parade Ground. irrespective of nationality. Applicants will be registered for a PhD in physics at one of the participating universities. There will be no requirement to teach associated with these positions.5 Islamabad.B Vicajee.Postgraduate For IT Human Recourse Development Contact IT & Telecommunication Division Ministry of Science and Technology Room No . to study for a PhD in Scotland. 44000 Pakistan Telephone +92 (51) 9210228-9 Scottish Universities Studentship Programme SUPA The SUPA Prize Studentships are prestigious and competitive awards intended to attract outstanding physics students from around the world.000 per year for a three-and-a-half-year period. London.
Applications should be made using the online application form. Andrews UWS (formerly Paisley) An excellent training will be provided by the SUPA Graduate School. Application Process October to January every year 16 . giving candidates access to a wide range of courses across Scotland.Aberdeen Dundee Edinburgh Glasgow Heriot-Watt St.
colleagues and with community groups in the U. NGO. They must be Pakistani citizens with a strong academic history and an M. All disciplines are welcome to apply.D. Successful candidates will begin their program of study in the fall of 2008. Fulbright scholars are expected to share their U. or comparable degree (a minimum of 16 years of formal education) from an accredited university. agriculture. experiences with colleague sand community groups in Pakistan. economics.S.S.S. and health insurance. or private sector.A. citizen or permanent resident are ineligible. airfare.D.D. All disciplines are welcome to apply.Scholarships for Studies in USA: Fulbright / USAID Fellowship Student Program-Study for the Masters degree in the United States This program will fund up to two years of graduate study in the United States for a Master's degree program./Pakistan nationality or who have a parent or child over 18 years of age who is a U.D in the United States The majority of funding for this program is provided by the Higher Education Commission of the Government of Pakistan. persons selected are expected to share information about Pakistani life and culture with their U. education and 17 . teaching of English. colleagues and with community groups in the U. persons selected are expected to share information about Pakistani life and culture with their U. the U. Applicants must possess a high level of fluency in spoken and written English. a minimum score of 300 is required on each section of the examination. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. this program will fund up to four years of graduate study in the United States towards a Ph. It is highly desirable that candidates have work experience in teaching. economics. USEFP will assist with the visa application process. Fulbright / HEC / USAID Student Program-Study for Ph. For 2008. In addition to academic work. Department of State. education and fields related to economic development. health. research.S. M. In addition to academic work. Priority will be given to the pure and applied sciences. Persons with a dual U. program..S. degree. Employees of the Fulbright organization.. experiences with colleagues and community groups in Pakistan. with the exception of clinical medical fields. The minimum TOEFL score required is 220.S. On the GRE. health. On returning to Pakistan. agriculture.S. or an entire program. This may be coursework and/or research towards a Ph. On returning to Pakistan. or the public sector in Pakistan. Successful candidates will begin their program of study in the fall of 2008. required textbooks. teaching of English.S. or USAID are also ineligible. The grant funds tuition. Successful applicants must be committed to serving Pakistan in the public. with the exception of clinical medical fields. a living stipend.Sc. with a higher score on the section most applicable to the applicant’s field of study may apply to both the masters and Ph. Priority wills be given to the pure and applied sciences. Fulbright scholars are expected to share their U.S. USEFP reserves the right to award grants in the program it considers most appropriate. Successful candidates should be poised to assume a leadership position in their field. Please note that GRE and TOEFL scores must be submitted along with the application.
cfm The Ivanhoe Foundation The Ivanhoe Foundation grants Fellowships to needy and deserving students from developing countries. One must be a citizen in a country other than the United States.. The minimum TOEFL score required is 230. 3.S. 31.S. On the GRE. the U. USAID or the HEC are also ineligible.S. These students must be studying at a U.S. Phil. Employees of the Fulbright organization. with an emphasis on water resources. One must intend to return to the home country to pursue a professional career. Please note that GRE and TOEFL scores must be submitted along with the application. It is highly desirable that candidates have work experience in teaching.aauw. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. 4. Department of State. NGO. or the public sector in Pakistan. a minimum score of 300 is required on each section of the examination. Successful candidates should be poised to assume a leadership position in their field. Successful applicants will be required to post a bond. creed. program. They must be Pakistani citizens with a strong academic history and an M.org/fga/fellowships_grants/international.. 18 ./Pakistan nationality or who have a parent or child over 18 years of age who is a U. Persons with a dual U.A. One must intend to devote oneself full time to the proposed academic plan during the fellowship year. Successful applicants must be committed to serving Pakistan in the public. Awards are to be made without regard to race. with a higher score on the section most applicable to the applicant’s field of study. required textbooks.S. college or university by the time of application and no later than Dec. research. a living stipend. or must hold a nonimmigrant visa if he/she resides in the United States. USEFP reserves the right to award grants in the program it considers most appropriate. 2. colour. and health insurance. M. Website http://www. American Association of University Women (AAUW) Educational Foundation International Fellowships Eligibility To be eligible for an International Fellowship. Applicants must possess a high level of fluency in spoken and written English.Sc. or private sector. The grant funds tuition. one must meet the following requirements: 1.fields related to economic development. This bond is redeemable on a year-foryear basis after returning to work in Pakistan.D. M. You may apply to both the masters and Ph. university for a practical Master of Science degree in engineering or science. citizen or permanent resident are ineligible. USEFP will assist with the visa application process. Fund Restrictions Awards are for Masters only. or comparable degree (a minimum of 16 years of education) from an accredited university. One must complete an academic degree equivalent to a bachelor's degree from a U. airfare. or sex.
theivanhoefoundation. spouse.S.S. None of the awards provide institutional overhead. or family emergencies. Awards are made to individuals studying at U.D.org Website www. A letter of nomination must be submitted by the student's professor to: Selection Committee The Ivanhoe Foundation 160 South Lomita Ojai.org Fulbright foreign language teaching assistant program SUMMARY The United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP) invites applications from interested Pakistani nationals for the FOREIGN LANGUAGE TEACHING ASSISTANT (FLTA) PROGRAM. Pashto or Punjabi at selected U. (Persons with a dual U. campuses during their 9-month grant beginning in fall 2009. Candidate Qualities Bachelor's degree or equal level certificates English proficiency Research assistantship or eligibility for a research assistantship Extra Points Work experience between degrees or field-related intern experience Application There is no application form. the Fellowships funds may be used at the student's discretion for educational needs.) study. living expenses. All nominations and pertinent information must be submitted by regular mail./Pakistani nationality or who have a parent. providing satisfactory work is being done each semester towards the completion of the degree. CA 93023 Fax 805-646-8620 Email info@theivanhoefoundation. universities. Once a student is accepted. No assistance will be provided for doctoral (Ph. ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA Applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria: Must be a citizen of Pakistan with a valid Pakistani passport. fiancé or child over 18 years 19 . Ivanhoe Fellowships of $5000 per recipient will be available each year in the Masters program. Selected FLTAs from Pakistan will teach Urdu.S.
Must possess a minimum of 16 years of formal education by June 2009.org. and TOEFL score must be submitted by the close of business. health insurance and travel support. Prior teaching experience is preferred. For further information please contact the U. All Applications must be delivered to P. E-mail: info@usefpakistan. Applicants planning to apply for a Fulbright degree program should not apply for FLTA. of age who is a U.org. as participants will live in dormitories on campus. or training to become English language teachers. host institutions provide tuition awards to support the required coursework. Fluency in English is mandatory. Accompanying dependents are not allowed.S. A minimum of 220 (CBT) or 90 (iBT) on TOEFL is required.S. Box 1128. 20 . Must be no younger than 21 and no older than 29 at the time of application. Department of State. including academic transcripts.S. letters of reference.O. 2008. Must be English language teachers at the college or university level. GRANT BENEFITS All FLTA fellows receive a monthly stipend.S.) Must be residing in Pakistan throughout the nomination and selection process. Complete application packages. U. December 10. Islamabad 44000 before the deadline. as are employees of the Fulbright organization or the U.usefpakistan. HOW TO APPLY Interested Pakistani citizens can download the application at www. Educational Foundation in Pakistan: Tel: 0512877075-6. citizen or permanent resident are ineligible.
Not have permanent residence status in New Zealand (unless their country does not issue passports . Satisfy Australian Government requirements for international student entry to Australia (health and character checks. Not be married or engaged to be married to a person who holds or who is eligible to hold Australian or New Zealand citizenship or permanent residence status (unless their country does not issue passports . ADS have replaced most scholarships previously offered by AusAID. Anyone who meets the selection criteria may apply. Open/equity: Applicants do not need to be nominated by their Government or employer. 21 . AusAID has a gender/equity policy (half of the scholarships are awarded to women and half to men). The program provides selective assistance in distance education. Selection for scholarships: Applicants for ADS must satisfy both the general eligibility criteria and specific criteria established for each country. Niue and Tokelau). Meet specific eligibility criteria imposed by the Government of the applicant's country of citizenship (country specific eligibility criteria are available from Australian Diplomatic Missions in the country of citizenship).).the Cook Islands. Australian Development Scholarships Australian Development Scholarships (ADS) provide opportunities for people from selected developing countries to undertake post-secondary level study in Australia. applicants must: Have citizenship in an ADS participating country and must not have access to a place in an Australian education institution on the basis of Australian permanent residence status or eligibility to hold a New Zealand passport. Niue and Tokelau). namely Australian Sponsored Training Assistance Scholarships (ASTAS) and Australian Development Cooperation Scholarships (ADCOS). (unless their country does not issue passports . To be eligible for a scholarship. Categories of ADS scholarships There are two categories of scholarships: Public sector: Governments in partner countries nominate candidates for the public sector category. Not hold or have held an Australian Government Scholarship in the preceding 12 months at the time of application (with the exception of Papua New Guinea Secondary School Project students).the Cook Islands. Not hold another scholarship during the period of the ADS. etc.the Cook Islands. Niue and Tokelau). higher education and institutional strengthening.Scholarships for Studies in Australia: Australian Government AusAID The Australian Government's overseas aid program aims to increase access to and the quality of education and training for people in partner countries.
g. 22 . legal studies. medicine. Be able to take up the scholarship in the calendar year for which the scholarship is offered. Only under exceptional circumstances does ADS include a practical training period required for professional registration. Sydney Monash University University of Western Australia Charles Darwin University Victoria University Southern Cross University Swinburne University of Technology University of Melbourne University of Newcastle Swinburne University of Technology (TAFE) Victoria University (TAFE) TAFE Queensland More information about Australian education institutions and study opportunities in Australia can be found at: http://studyinaustralia.au/Sia/en/StudyCosts/Scholarships. etc) should note that they are expected to complete their practical training in their own country. Be applying to commence a new course of study and not be seeking support through ADS for a course already commenced in Australia. Satisfy the admission requirements of the Australian institution in which the course is to be undertaken. Where can one study? The Institutions contracted to receive Australian Development Scholarship awardees are: Australian Maritime College University of New South Wales Australian National University University of Queensland Curtin University of Technology University of Southern Queensland Flinders University The University of Sydney James Cook University University of Technology. Not be transferring from another Australian training scholarship to an ADS during the same course of study.gov. Scholarships may include preparatory programs (including English language tuition) which are normally limited to one year. Applicants considering studying for particular professions (e.htm Length of scholarships Scholarships are offered for the minimum period that the individual could be expected to complete the academic program.
endeavour.dest.au/for_asia_pacific_applicants/endeavour_pakistan_research_fellows hips.gov. a.dest.au/individual_awards/endeavour_research_fellowships. basic health insurance.htm e.endeavour.htm c. Endeavour Pakistan Research Fellowships http://www.gov.au/for_asia_pacific_applicants/endeavour_pakistan_executive_awards .endeavour. DEST Endeavour Awards Program is the Department of Education. Endeavour Executive Awards http://www.au/for_asia_pacific_applicants/endeavour_postgraduate_awards.htm g.gov.htm d. Following DEST Endeavour Awards are available for Pakistan.dest.endeavour. Endeavour Research Fellowships http://www.htm 23 . Endeavour Postgraduate Awards http://www.gov.au/individual_awards/iprs.au/for_asia_pacific_applicants/endeavour_executive_awards. Science and Training’s (DEST) international scholarships program.htm f.endeavour.gov.Scholarship conditions Applicants who are offered a scholarship will be asked to sign an undertaking declaring that they will comply with the conditions of that scholarship.au/for_asia_pacific_applicants/endeavour_pakistan_VTE_awards.dest. an establishment allowance and a living allowance paid fortnightly.gov.endeavour. Endeavour Pakistan Executive Awards http://www. This scholarship is for students to complete a Masters or PhD by research in Australia. Partner countries may impose their own separate conditions on the scholarship. No assistance is available with the airfares of family members. Conditions include: Studying full time in Australia Restrictions on employment in Australia Complying with conditions set down by the institution Achieving satisfactory academic progress Accepting that the scholarship may be withdrawn by the Australian Government Leaving Australia and returning to the home country on completion of the scholarship Restrictions on returning to Australia within 2 years of the completion of the scholarship Financial assistance while studying Scholarship entitlements cover a return airfare to Australia.htm b. Endeavour International Postgraduate Research Scholarships http://www. The living allowance is paid at a higher rate when the student is joined long term by one or more immediate family members.dest.dest.gov.endeavour. Endeavour Pakistan Vocational and Technical Education (VTE) Awards http://www. academic and other compulsory fees.dest.
Endeavour VTE Awards http://www.dest.htm How to apply • Application procedures vary between the three major programmes.au/ Note that it is universities that actually administer the Endeavour IPRS.endeavour.endeavour.dest. • Details on the application processes for ADS and ALA can be found at http://www.gov.gov.ausaid.au/for_asia_pacific_applicants/endeavour_VTE_awards.au/scholar • Details on application processes for the Endeavour Programme can be found at http://www. Candidates need 24 .gov.h.
Support Studying or researching at a German higher education institution needs to be properly financed. who hold doctorates. There will be costs to face. or training courses.de/deutschland/foerderung/02055.daad.html The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (AvH) Humboldt Research Fellowships The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation enables highly qualified. early-stage researchers from abroad. to carry out research projects of their own choice in Germany. Some Master's programmes and the additional fees charged by some of the federal states are exceptions to this rule. numerous other institutions and organisations can also help with one’s plans. participation in conferences.de George Forster Research Fellowships The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (AvH) enables highly qualified researchers from developing countries (o carry out academic projects of their own choice in Germany (age limit: 45 years). Research fellowships are offered world-wide on a competitive basis. rent or just general living expenses. researchers and scientists supported by the DAAD have been able to gain valuable experience abroad. there are also many other sides to the work of the DAAD. The most important criteria for selection are the applicant's (international) publications to date and the quality and feasibility of the research proposal. Scores of students. There are no quotas for individual countries and disciplines. But remember. Applicants choose their own research projects and their own German hosts. A look at the DAAD scholarship database will show what is on offer. Applications may be submitted for long-term research stays of at least 6 and at most 12 months. whether for books. However. Public (state-maintained) universities in Germany do not generally charge tuition fees. The information is there for one to use. Applications may be submitted for long-term research stays of between 6 25 . Details of the research project and the time-schedule must be agreed upon with the prospective host in advance. Researchers of all nationalities and disciplines may apply to the AvH directly at any time. Various sources of financial support are available.de/deutschland/foerderung/stipendiendatenbank/00462. A scholarship or grant may be the answer for those who don't have the necessary financial resources.daad.html To refer to the scholarship database click on the link below: http://www. Refer to the link: http://www. teachers. Contact: info@avh.Scholarships for Studies in German: DAAD – German Academic Exchange Service The German Academic Exchange Service is one of the world's largest and most respected intermediary organisations in its field.en.en. Funding is not available for short-term study visits. an extension of up to 24 months is possible.
and 12 months. Funding is not available for short-term study visits. 50 research fellowships are available every year. Contact: info@avh. The subject of the research proposal must be of relevance to development policy and particularly suited to the transfer of knowledge and methods to developing countries. Decisions are based primarily on the quality and feasibility of academic projects proposed by candidates as well as the applicant's academic record to date. or training courses. Researchers from developing countries are eligible to apply. There are no quotas in respect of country or discipline. Approx.de 26 . on a competitive basis. participation in conferences. The research fellowships are announced internationally. an extension of up to 24 months is possible. Applicants choose their own research projects and their own German hosts. Details of the research project and the timeschedule must be agreed upon with the prospective host in advance.
the Netherlands organization for international cooperation in higher education The Dutch government is attempting to make Dutch higher education as accessible as possible to students and mid-career from other countries. especially compared with countries like the United Kingdom and the United States. In all cases. These may differ from the general information provided on Nuffic’s website or in the brochures. are available at Netherlands embassies and consulates or from Nuffic’s website: www.nl/nfp. Study can include research and/or practical training. This means that applicants must be nominated by their employers. including the application forms. master’s degree programmes or short courses must first gain academic admission to the course of their choice before applying for a fellowship through the Netherlands embassy or consulate in their country.nuffic. NFP Refresher Courses finances courses for NFP alumni who would like to prolong the effect of earlier learning and update their knowledge and skills. The need for education and training must occur within the organization of the applicant. The NFP are funded by the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs from the budget for development cooperation. requirements and selection criteria. In fact.Scholarships for studies in Netherland: Nuffic . Netherlands Fellowship Programmes The Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP) are demand-driven fellowship programmes designed to foster capacity building within organizations in 57 countries in development by providing training and education to their mid-career staff members. Huygens scholarship Programme The HSP Huygens programme is open to students from all countries of the world. which means that tuition fees can be kept relatively low. applicants are advised to contact the Netherlands embassy or consulate well in advance for specific instructions. applications without the support of an employer will not be considered. It is aimed at talented students who want to come to the Netherlands in the final phase of their bachelor’s studies or during their master’s studies. Applicants for PhD studies. they can only apply for an NFP fellowship if the course is on the NFP course list for that particular year. There are five NFP programmes: Fellowships for master’s degree programmes Fellowships for PhD studies Fellowships for short courses Tailor-made training courses Refresher courses NFP Master’s. NFP Short Courses and NFP PhD award fellowships to individuals. More information about NFP More information about NFP. 27 . Also. Higher education is subsidized. NFP Tailor Made finances tailor-made training courses that are designed to meet the specific training needs of an organization in one of the NFP countries. and to inquire about specific local procedures and deadlines.
(0)70-3440735 Fax: 31 . The fellowship period is for a maximum of four years. Website: www. The application for the PhD project should be signed by both a local and a Dutch promoter. Dutch studies candidates must meet the same criteria as all other candidates. based on a sandwich formula: an alternating residence in the Netherlands and the country of origin.O.nl/nwohome. WOTRO Laan van Nieuw Oost Indië P. These candidates should have links with a local institute in a developing country. There is no fixed number of available scholarships.nsf/pages/NWOP_65PD4J_Eng 28 . On behalf of the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs the Dutch foundation WOTRO manages a PhD fund which is aimed at strengthening the research capacity in developing countries by the provision of facilities to individual researchers to obtain a doctorate. Culture and Science has made four million euros available for international students coming to the Netherlands under the HSP Huygens programme. Contact WOTRO for more information on application details.nl www.nuffic. Box 93138 2509 AC The Hague Phone: 31 . The research must be development-related. but the actual number is determined by the total cost of the variable components of the scholarships.The Dutch Minister for Education.nwo. Availability of fellowships and research assistantships is limited.nl/hsp WOTRO: Fund for PhD Projects There are very few sources of funds available to international students wishing to pursue a PhD or doctorate.(0)70-3850971 Email: wotro@nwo.
To learn more about the Norad Fellowship Programme and find out if one is eligible to apply.D. All courses are considered to hold a high academic standard. In order to find out which courses are available under the scheme. level. The Norad Fellowship Programme is based on a vision that good educational opportunities at Norwegian universities and university colleges can contribute to increased competence in the South. visit the website of The Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Higher Education (SIU). Mozambique. The application deadline varies depending on course and institution. Each year universities and university colleges in Norway are allocated a certain number of quota students. The courses are part of the regular international programme of the institutions. and student life (see link below): Should these pages not answer one’s questions adequately.100 students. research. In addition. there are national programmes that offer scholarships and other types of funding for international students wishing to study in Norway. However. Around 110 students are accepted into the programme every year. The annual application deadline is December 1. Quota Scheme The Norwegian government provides scholarships for students from developing countries and countries in Eastern Europe and Central Asia through the Quota Scheme. of which 800 are from developing countries and 300 from Eastern Europe and Central Asia. one may contact the Norwegian Embassy at emb. presenting extensive information about admission. in addition to certain professional degrees. The scheme normally includes courses taught in English at Masters and Ph. there are various stipends available offered by private and non-profit organisations NORAD The Norad Fellowship Programme provides scholarships for students from developing countries to study Masters and Diploma programmes in Norway. Tanzania and Malawi.islamabad@mfa. The objective of the scheme is to promote the internationalization of higher education. the scheme provides full scholarships for a total of 1. studies. institutions must be contacted directly. visit the website of The Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Higher Education (SIU). The Norad Fellowship programme also includes courses given outside Norway. These agreements are usually designed for the mutual exchange of students. and are offered in various academic fields.no 29 . Certain restrictions and prerequisites apply for all these programmes. Applying for Universities and other Institutions in Norway for Scholarships Norwegian Institutions for higher education have internet pages for international students and researchers. Most of the courses in the programme are held in Norway and run over a period of two years. Currently. researchers and teachers. To learn more about the Quota Scheme and find out if one is eligible to apply.Scholarships for studies in Norway: Most Norwegian institutions have various bilateral agreements with foreign institutions of higher education. Courses are offered at institutions in South Africa.
with a particular emphasis on achieving gender equality at these levels of education by 2015.Scholarships for Studies in New Zealand: NZAID: NZAID supports basic.govt.nz/scholarships/nzds.nzaid.nz/scholarships/commonwealth. NZAID Scholarships are a valuable capacity-building tool to provide students with knowledge and skills with which to make a positive contribution to their country's development. but are not limited to: Studying full time in New Zealand Restrictions on employment in New Zealand Complying with conditions set down by the Institution Achieving satisfactory academic progress Accepting that the scholarship may be withdrawn by the New Zealand Government if scholarship conditions are not adhered to Leaving New Zealand and returning to the home country on completion of the scholarship Restrictions on returning to New Zealand within 2 years of the completion of the scholarship Repaying the total amount of the scholarship if conditions (6). NZAID support includes the provision of scholarships for study in home country.govt. regional and New Zealand institutions. or within two years of completion of scholarship 30 . Conditions include.html Scholarship Conditions Applicants who are offered a scholarship will be asked to sign an undertaking declaring that they will comply with the conditions of that scholarship. post-basic and tertiary education in core bilateral partner countries and through selected regional programmes.html http://www. (7) or (8) are not adhered to Not applying for New Zealand or Australian permanent residency or refugee status during the scholarship.nzaid. Partner countries may impose their own separate conditions on the scholarship. Country and regional programmes may include and fund scholarships as a flexible aid mechanism to help meet the human resource development needs of the partner country and selected countries within NZAID's regional programmes Education and training is delivered through a range of Scholarships and Awards outlined below: http://www.
my/webkpt_v2/pdf/application%20form%20MIS. pdf 4.gov.my Download brochure and application form from: 1. The scholarships are as follows: MTCP Scholarship MIS Scholarship for Undergraduate Studies MIS Scholarship for Postgraduate Studies Commonwealth Scholarship A panel established by the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia will finalize the selection.gov. Norkamilah Zanial E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org/webkpt_v2/pdf/medical%20report.mohe.mohe. Malaysian International Scholarship (MIS) Application Form http://www.gov. Commonwealth Scholarship Application Form http://www.gov. Malaysian Technical Cooperation Programme (MTCP) Scholarship Application Form http://www.my/webkpt_v2/pdf/COMMONWEALTH%20application%20form.mohe.my/webkpt_v2/pdf/international_scholarships_brochure.Scholarships for Studies in Malaysia: SCHOLARSHIP FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS FROM GOVERNMENT OF MALAYSIA Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia invites applications from international students for the scholarships from Government of Malaysia.pdf 5.gov.pdf 2. Medical Form http://www.my/webkpt_v2/pdf/MTCP%20application%20form.mohe.gov.pd 3. Scholarships For International Students 2009 Brochure http://www.pdf 31 .mohe. For further information about the scholarship contact: Ms.
working toward a graduate degree in a college or university in the United States or Canada.E.O. Lesser amounts may be awarded according to individual needs.3153 F a x: 515. Executive Office 3700 Grand Avenue DESMOINES.E. ELIGIBILITY An applicant must be qualified for admission to full-time graduate study.Scholarship for studies in Canada: P.O. Iowa 50312. believe that education is fundamental to world peace and understanding. Examples of additional resources are personal and family funds.E.org 32 .E. International Peace Scholarship (IPS) Fund was established in 1949 to provide scholarships for international women students to pursue graduate study in the United States and Canada. AMOUNT OF SCHOLARSHIP The maximum amount awarded to a student is $10. At the time of application. A student holding citizenship or permanent residency of the United States or Canada is ineligible. P. internships. study grants and other scholarships. In order to qualify for her first scholarship. Members of P. International Peace Scholarship awards are not intended to cover all academic or personal expenses. teaching assistantships. International Peace Scholarship P.000.O. SCHOLARSHIP P.3820 peointernational. practical training.2899 P h o n e: 515.O. the applicant is required to confirm additional financial resources adequate to meet her estimated expenses.255. or travel. Doctoral students who have completed coursework and are working on dissertations only are not eligible as first-time applicants. an applicant must have a full year of coursework remaining and be enrolled on campus for the entire school year. Scholarships are not given for research.O.255. tuition waivers and work scholarships.E.
org. which may consist of two or three consecutive terms. and income verification must be received by the International Peace Scholarship Fund. Check with your graduate studies office to determine if your program of study and your institution are eligible for the purposes of this scholarship.org.000 for three consecutive terms. except applicant’s confirmation of admission from university and income verification.2009-2010 The Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) program is designed to encourage excellence in graduate studies at the master’s and doctoral levels. PDF (Print Only) Word (Print Only) IPS Calendar for 2009–2010 PDF (Print Only) Word (Print Only) OGS. For 2007–2008.APPLICATION POLICIES AND PROCEDURES Eligibility must be established before application material is sent to applicants. Executive Office or from the website at peointernational. Eligibility You may be considered for an OGS if you: Plan to be enrolled full-time in an eligible program leading to a master’s or doctoral degree at an eligible institution in Ontario. the value of the OGS is $5. The eligibility material may be requested at any time or downloaded from our website: peointernational.E. Information concerning the International Peace Scholarship program is available from the P. IPS Fund Procedures and Policies IPS Fund Procedures and Policies IPS Eligibility Form Note:This is a two-part form. Please be sure you have read and completed both pages before submitting. Thus. A copy of the applicant’s confirmation of admission. The deadline for returning application and all related material. An Ontario Graduate Scholarship is awarded for one academic year. is January 31.E. you may receive $10. The province of Ontario contributes two-thirds of this amount and the university provides one-third. P.O.O.000 per term. One-term awards are not granted. Executive Office by April 1. The completed eligibility material will be accepted only between August 15 and December 15.000 for two consecutive terms or $15.Ontario Graduate Scholarship . Application material will be sent only if satisfactory information establishing eligibility has been received from the applicant. 33 . specifying the graduate degree program.
ca/eng/NOTSECURE/Plan_Grants_full_sepapp_OGS_12345. Website:http://osap. such as. These students must meet all eligibility requirements and conditions. If applicable. or Temporary Resident Visa Student Class documentation can be no later than November 19.on. Please see OGS application guidelines for more details.gov. the date on your Protected Person. there are minimum academic standards that must be met before you can be considered for an OGS. Protected Person. or Permanent Resident or have received a temporary resident visa as a member of the student class under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (Canada). Are a Canadian citizen.htm 34 . In addition to basic eligibility criteria. eligibility & acceptance conditions and how to apply. 2008. minimus OGS academic standards. Permanent Resident.Note: Students who are unable to study full-time due to a disability are eligible to apply for and hold an OGS award. Note: You are not eligible for an OGS if you are a refugee claimant and do not have a Temporary Resident Visa Student Class.
Upon returning home. applicants for Academic-Year and Multi-Year Ambassadorial Scholarships must be proficient in the language of the proposed host country. Spouses.000 or its equivalent. fees. Candidates cannot be Rotarians.000 men and women from 100 nations have studied abroad under its auspices. The scholarships are not appropriate for students seeking to continue studies already begun at a foreign institution. Types of Scholarship Academic-Year Ambassadorial Scholarships provide funding for one academic year of study in another country. The purpose of the Ambassadorial Scholarships program is to further international understanding and friendly relations among people of different countries. and ancestors (parent or grandparent by blood) of persons in the foregoing categories are also ineligible. The program sponsors several types of scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students as well as for qualified professionals pursuing vocational studies. Note that Rotarians and their relatives remain ineligible for scholarship awards for 36 months after a Rotarian has resigned from club membership. Through grants totalling approximately US$26 million. 35 . This award is intended to help cover round-trip transportation. Multi-Year Ambassadorial Scholarships are for two years of degree-oriented study in another country. scholars share with Rotarians and others the experiences that led to greater understanding of their host countries. or employees of a club. tuition. Persons with disabilities and members of Rotary clubs are eligible and encouraged to apply. or other Rotary entity or of Rotary International. Eligibility All applicants must be citizens of a country in which there are Rotary clubs (Pakistan is included in the list). and some educational supplies up to US$26. Since 1947 more than 30.General Scholarship Programmes: Rotary International: Ambassadorial Scholarships The Rotary Foundation's oldest and best-known program is Ambassadorial Scholarships. spouses of lineal descendants. district. lineal descendants (child or grandchild by blood or legal adoption). recipients from some 69 countries studied in more than 64 nations. room and board expenses. Initial application must be made through a Rotary club in the applicant's legal or permanent residence or place of full-time study or employment. While abroad. scholars serve as ambassadors of goodwill to the people of the host country and give presentations about their homelands to Rotary clubs and other groups. Honorary Rotarians. In addition to the criteria listed above. Applicants must have completed at least two years of college-level coursework or equivalent professional experience before commencing their scholarship studies. A flat grant of US$13. Today it is the world's largest privately funded international scholarships program. Academic-Year Scholarships are the most common type of scholarship offered.000 or its equivalent is provided per year to be applied toward the costs of a degree program.
Has well-defined and realistic goals. Understands his/her award obligations. These areas include: Health Care (awareness and education) Children at Risk (e. physical.g.html 36 . prevention of drug abuse and violence) Concern for the Aging (responding to the social. Is willing to participate in an outbound orientation seminar provided by the club or district.org/foundation/educational/amb_scho/index. Is articulate and possesses good proficiency in the study country language. Is interested in participating in and possibly identifying Rotary service projects while abroad. vocational. Has a proven record of success in his/her academics and/or vocation. Scholars pursuing studies related to "Rotary International's Menu of Service Opportunities" may receive special recognition from the sponsor district. Is well-groomed and has a professional appearance.The ideal Ambassadorial Scholarship candidate: Possesses excellent leadership skills and potential. and enabling individuals to make informed and responsible decisions about issues such as child spacing) Urban Concerns Disabled Persons International Understanding and Goodwill Poverty and Hunger (alleviate starvation and prevent malnutrition) PolioPlus (polio eradication and post-polio syndrome) Preserve Planet Earth (environmental awareness and protection) Application Process for Applicants Ambassadorial Scholarships and Rotary Grants for University Teachers application materials become available from the Rotary club in area of permanent residence or full-time studies.rotary. Possesses maturity and seriousness of purpose. Applicants must contact the nearest Rotary club to: Determine if funding for the desired scholarship is available at this time Inquire about local application deadlines Obtain application materials Web link: http://www. and educational needs of senior citizens) Literacy and Numeracy Population Issues (promoting family health care and adequate nutrition. Encouraged Fields of Study Scholars are encouraged to support program objectives by choosing a study field which will help address the humanitarian needs of the world community. especially speeches to Rotary and non-Rotary audiences. Has demonstrated a personal commitment to community service..
The recipient will be asked to share his or her professional experience with the academic community during the on-campus phase of the program through presentations. Leadership. academic merit. Student Diversity Scholarship To support SIT's commitment to achieving a diverse learning community. and all graduate students are eligible. and board in full. community action. Intercultural Leadership Award This award was established to recognize students who embody the mission of SIT.000 award is based on a variety of criteria including financial need. national. The $10. room. organization affiliation. professional contribution to the field. It is open to applicants for SIT's Program in Intercultural Service. The award covers tuition. and educational leadership. Community Service and Volunteer Scholarship This scholarship is awarded in recognition of work done with an organization engaged in community service. Recipients should have worked for one year or longer for organizations such as. the following: Peace Corps AmeriCorps United Nations Volunteers Canadian University Service Overseas (CUSO) International Voluntary Service (IVS) World Teach Teach for America Volunteers in Asia Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) Red Cross American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) Mobility International United Way agencies Religiously affiliated volunteer organizations Refugee assistance organizations Advocacy organizations Health care organizations 37 . Several awards are offered each year. and Management or Academic Year Master of Arts in Teaching program. and ethnic diversity. scholarships are offered to students who will enhance SIT's racial. Applicants must have a minimum of three years of peace-related work.SIT Grants and Scholarships for International Students SIT Peace Fellowship The SIT Peace Fellowship was established to reflect the school's long-term commitment to building peace through cross-cultural understanding and to honor the victims of September 11. trainings. but not limited to. or seminars.
SIT offers scholarships that recognize students’ experience in the following areas: French or Spanish language teaching International education advising International education management Community training Public school teaching Social action Human resource development Diversity leadership Adult education and community college ESL teaching Development management Organizational management Intercultural conflict transformation Recent Graduate Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to an exceptional Academic Year Master of Arts in Teaching candidate who has earned a bachelor's degree in the year immediately prior to the start of the master's degree program.Professional Association Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to students who have been active members of associations that develop professional capacity in key fields. The recipient should demonstrate a range of qualities that confirms readiness for the program. been employed. Eligible associations include but are not limited to the following regional. Middle East and Islamic Cultures Scholarship Established through a generous gift to SIT. presented at conferences. Training and Research (SIETAR) Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Career Experience Scholarship To contribute to and enhance the SIT learning community and professional fields. maturity. such as intercultural sensitivity. and motivation to enter the field of language teaching. published articles with the association. national. Competency in other languages and study abroad or international experience are preferred. Recipients should demonstrate their contribution to the association by having held office. and international groups: American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Association of Women in Development (AWID) Campus Outreach Opportunity League (COOL) International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language (IATEFL) Japan Association of Language Teachers (JALT) Association of International Educators (NAFSA) National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) National Urban League Society for Intercultural Education. excellent communication and interpersonal skills. this fund is intended to help foster the institution’s commitment to building greater understanding among peoples and cultures critical to world 38 .
developing. etc.edu/graduate/finaid/international_add_sources. public health. child care.peace.sit. education. refer to: http://www. In its Regular Program. Its purpose is to provide scholarships for SIT students who demonstrate financial need. women studies. where thousands apply and compete for a limited number of scholarships. $15. the JJ/WBGSP has awarded scholarships to 2.458 scholars chosen from a total of nearly 45.000 in scholarship funds is awarded to non–US resident IATEFL members who have been accepted into SIT's Master of Arts in Teaching program. disabled or international students who demonstrate financial need. Pino was dedicated to the betterment of the world's disabled and disenfranchised. Pino Scholarship for the Program in Intercultural Service. and supporting English Language Teaching professionals worldwide. Leadership and Management Rudy Martinez Pino enrolled in SIT in 1977. The Regular Program creates high level of competition among applicants. the International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language (IATEFL) has been "linking. IATEFL Scholarship Fund Since 1967. The Anderson Family Fund Experiment in International Living alumnus Eric Hall Anderson established the Anderson Family Fund in 1996. 1977) as president of IATEFL (2000–2002). agriculture. Preference is given to students of colour and to international students.000 applicants. Scholars study in well-known Universities in the World Bank member countries. his classmates established a scholarship in his memory to assist minority. A Cuban-American and the only US minority student in his class. For other External Sources of funding for International students." SIT created this scholarship in collaboration with IATEFL to further develop exceptional teaching professionals and to honor the induction of Susan Barduhn (SIT Master of Arts in Teaching. Each year. Selection is competitive and is based on financial need as well as professional contribution or potential contribution to the field. After his death in 1986. Scholars awarded scholarships receive their training and graduated degree from more than 150 Universities in more than 30 countries. The Regular Program guarantees diversity of host institutions as well as an increasing number of fields of studies such as economics.html Joint Japan / World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program Overview The Joint Japan/ World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program (JJ/WBGSP) awards scholarships to individuals from World Bank member countries to undertake graduate studies at universities renowned for their development research and teaching. environment. except their own country. The Regular Program is open to the universities all over the world. Scholarships are designated to enhance the diversity of the SIT community—on campus and throughout the institution—by making it possible for students from the Middle East and other predominantly Islamic countries to undertake graduate studies at SIT. Graduates of the Regular Program are highly 39 .
McNamara Fellowships Program was established in 1982 by a resolution of the Executive Directors to "award fellowships for full-time study or research at the postgraduate level in fields related to economic development. In December 1993.000 applicants representing all regions of the World Bank.positioned in their countries.000 to more than $57. and leaders of civil society. it has not been able to attract applicants with the highest potential who seem to be more interested in research associated with earning a degree.000 in the Regular Program. through a resolution by the Executive Directors whereby the Program was restructured. While the Program provides support and encouragement to promising fellows.html Robert S.worldbank. The Program's Tracer Studies reveal a strong application of McNamara research in subsequent research initiative of the alumni. policymakers. the JJ/WBGSP has awarded 2. The Program's alumni include a number of eminent academics. The Program has supported a broad mix of fellows. some are already ministers while others are highly involved in policy making processes.org/wbi/scholarships/scholarshipsEnglish/jjwbgsp/overview. ranging from promising young men and women on the threshold of their careers to some of the most distinguished thinkers in the field of development. Nearly 170 research institutions from over 70 different countries have collaborated with the Fellowships Program. Who has won awards? To date. fellows were allowed to conduct their research in their home country. The Program requires that all scholars return to their home country or to another developing country after finishing their academic Program. Web link: http://www. The fellows have conducted research on a wide variety of topics in development related fields. The award amount was fixed at US$7. 230 fellowships have been granted to fellows from a pool of about 9. 40 .458 scholarships in its regular program to applicants from over 150 World Bank member countries.500 to cover research costs through the twelve months fellowship period. McNamara Fellowships Program Background The Robert S. The Program has disseminated the research information through publications. There is three years employment restriction at the World Bank and at the IMF for the JJ/WBG scholars after the completion of their academic program. The number of scholarships awarded annually has generally increased during approximately decades of the Program's operation. Since the inception of the Program in 1982. to be carried out at a recognized institution in a Bank member country other than the applicant's home country". Cost per scholar The estimated average annual cost per scholar in the various JJ/WBGSP Programs varies from a low of about $18.
adb. education. and other development-related fields at participating academic institutions in the Asian and Pacific Region. applicants who have obtained a minimum of 60% or equivalent CGPA in their Bachelor’s and Master’s examinations. Its mission is to develop and promote creative solutions to problems that impede social development.org/JSP/ Aga Khan Foundation – International Scholarship Programme (AKF-ISP) The Aga Khan Foundation is a non-denominational. scholars are expected to contribute to the economic and social development of their home countries. Upon completion of their study programs. It aims to provide an opportunity for well-qualified citizens of ADB's developing member countries to pursue postgraduate studies in economics. 41 . management. The ADB-JSP enrols about 300 students annually in 20 academic institutions located in 10 countries within the Region. Objective To give opportunity to outstanding and financially needy students from developing countries to pursue their postgraduate studies from abroad by providing financial assistance on grantcum-loan basis Scope The programme gives priority to Master's degree courses but also considers applications for PhD studies from candidates aspiring to an academic or researchoriented career.Asian Development Bank . The Foundation also administers a scholarship programme for postgraduate students from the developing world.Japan Scholarship Program (JSP) was established in April 1988 with financing from the Government of Japan. rural development and the enhancement of non. international development agency. The ADB-JSP provides full scholarships for one to two years. science and technology. It focuses on a small number of specific development problems by forming intellectual and financial partnerships with organizations sharing its objectives. Ph. Web link http://www.D. The Foundation concentrates on selected issues in health. Requests will also be considered for travel and study awards for PhD students doing their research in Third World countries on topics judged to be of interest to the Aga Khan Development Network. Eligibility In order to obtain an application package the candidates are required to meet the following eligibility criteria: Master's degree applicants who have obtained a minimum of 60% or equivalent CGPA in Intermediate and Bachelor’s degree examinations.governmental organizations.Japan Scholarship Program The Asian Development Bank (ADB) . Preference is given to students under 30 years of age.
applicants who expect to receive admission notification by the interview date can also apply for the programme. Preference is given to those who have been able to secure some funding from other sources. clothing. furnishings and support for married students’ families are not included in ISP awards. The loan component carries an annual service charge of 5%. An Application Package is issued to the candidates who meet the minimum eligibility criteria. Applicants are expected to have some work experience in their field of study. AKF reserves the right to terminate the award if candidate's academic performance declines below the required criteria. starting six months after the study period funded by the Aga Khan Foundation. Ineligibility Applicants who wish to pursue only short term courses Applicants who have already started their course of study Applicants who have applied for AKF Scholarship on two or more occasions for the same level of studies The Scholarship Award The Foundation assists students with: Tuition Fees Living Expenses The cost of travel. but are renewed annually on the basis of recipient's academic progress and financial need. The payback period is five years. Candidates and their guarantors are required to sign the Terms and Conditions that apply to International Scholarship before the release of funds. The AKF-International Scholarship should be an avenue of the last resort of funding. Application Form along with required documents should be submitted to AKES. Applicants who have passed their higher secondary education through the British system (A-Levels) should obtain an equivalency of their grades from an authorized Government University in Pakistan Applicants who have a confirmed or provisional admission in a reputable international institution for Fall Semester 2007 or Spring Semester 2008. P 42 . Nature of the Scholarship Award The scholarship is 50% grant and 50% loan. Duration of the Scholarship Award The AKF-International scholarships are provided for the entire duration of the degree course for which a student applies. Procedure and Deadlines Scholarship Application Request Form can be obtained from the nearest Education Board (REB/LEB) or AKF (Pakistan) office from January. P or AKF (P) by March 20. Completed application request forms should be submitted to AKES.
75330. The candidates are notified of the outcome of the interview by mid-May. highly driven individuals overcome one of the biggest challenges to their careers – the cost of advanced professional or graduate training. 43 . which considers applications from over 15 countries. or its equivalent. Dr.com. Eligibility: 1.000. For further information refer website: www.ppl. starting in the autumn of the academic year. toward the completion of a Master’s degree. The funds will be spread over a maximum of two years. Ziauddin Ahmed Road Karachi . at an accredited educational institution. Short listed candidates would be invited for Interviews in the month of April/May. Applicants must submit GRE and TOEFL or IELTS scores with their application 3. The AKF Scholarship Office in Geneva notifies candidates about the outcome of the scholarship by July 15.pk Send application forms with required document at: General Manager Human Resources Human Resources Department Pakistan Petroleum Limited. The OFID Scholarship will be awarded to support an undergraduate student from any developing country. P or AKF (P) or log on to: http://www. For further information. OFID aims to help highly motivated. Nationals of Pakistan and should be 32 years of age or less than on January 01. to pursue higher education in a relevant field of development. The winner of the OFID Award will receive a scholarship of up to US$100. Applications of the most outstanding candidates are forwarded to the International Scholarship Panel in Geneva after the interviews. 2009. 6th floor PIDC house. contact AKES. Applicant should have relevant work experience from 1.3 years. Worldwide OFID (The OPEC Fund for International Development) is pleased to announce that qualified undergraduate students are welcome to apply for the OFID Scholarship 2009/10.org/akfisp/HTML/index. in any recognized university/college in the world.html Foreign Scholarship Programme Pakistan Petroleum Limited Pakistan petroleum limited offers four scholarships for Geo-Sciences and two scholarships for Petroleum Engineering for graduate level of study.akdn. The International Scholarship Selection Meeting. fresh graduates and those with more than 3 years of experience are not eligible. 2. takes place in late June or early July. Pakistan The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) Undergraduate Scholarships Awards. Through its scholarship scheme.
Must be matriculated at an accredited university for the upcoming academic year starting September of scholarship year. The tuition fees. and must email the required materials to OFID’s email address provided below. including any supplementary examination fees. Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3. or its equivalent. 2. Therefore. books and accommodation. Once an application has been submitted. Must be a graduating student with a Baccalaureate from a four-year. PLEASE NOTE: Please read ALL of the directions below before proceeding with the application process: 1. Must be a national of a developing country (please see list of eligible countries) Must select a subject of study that pertains to OFID’s core mission. all questions should be answered as thoroughly as possible. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please note that only the winner will be notified. accredited college/university. 3. 44 . as may be required by the academic institution.I. will be transferred to the student’s own personal bank account on a quarterly basis. 4. energy and sustainable development). Disbursement of the Scholarship Fund Terms and conditions of payment will be determined in coordination with the student upon his/her selection in accordance with the following guidelines: 1. Eligibility To be eligible the candidate must meet ALL of the following criteria: Must be between the ages of 23-32 at the time of submitting his/her application.org II. or to inquire about your status. Applicants should submit required documents via scholarship [at] ofid. environment (desertification). A monthly allowance to cover living expenses. Please do not call or email OFID to ask if your application has been received. no changes will be allowed on it. Applicants are responsible for gathering and submitting all necessary information. 5. All materials submitted become the property of OFID and will not be returned to the applicant. Applicants must complete the on-line application form and essay requirement. such as: economics of development (poverty reduction. OFID will not consider applications received through a third party. and must maintain full-time status for the duration of the Masters Degree.0 rating system. 6. or other related science and technology fields. or its equivalent.0 or higher on a 4. Applications will be evaluated based on the information provided. Health insurance will be paid in accordance with the institution’s own standard medical scheme. 2. will be paid by OFID directly to the academic institution.
To apply for the fellowship. subject of study and duration of the Master’s degree program (must not exceed a maximum of two years). 3. one should have completed one year of aerospace-related graduate studies at a well-recognized institution of higher education. By the time the fellowship grant is awarded. 3. one must meet the following minimum requirements: 1.3. OFID will also pay for travel costs from the nearest airport to the student’s place of residence. A scanned letter of acceptance from your chosen educational institution. equal to two-month allowance. Prior to the start of his/her first year studies. Upon completion of the studies. the student will be paid the cost of one-way air ticket to his/her home country.ofid. Provide evidence of a well-defined research program in aerospace-related science or aerospace-related engineering as described in the application essay. 4. to the nearest airport to the chosen place of study. the student will be paid a relocation grant. 6. 2.org Amelia Earhart Scholarship Fund Eligibility Women of any nationality are eligible. Demonstrate a superior academic record with evidence of potential at a recognized university or college as verified by transcripts. Complete on-line application form. confirming your admission. including language proficiency. research and publications. Scanned University degree or Certificate. 45 . and clearly describing how you will use the experience gained from your Masters Degree studies to help in the development of your home country. 5. A proof of meeting any prerequisites.org/Scholarship_Default/ScholarshipApplication2009. III. Have completed a bachelor's degree in a qualifying area of science or engineering related to advanced studies in aerospace-related science or aerospace-related engineering. 4. Clearly demonstrate the relationship of research to aerospace and verify the research program with at least one letter of recommendation. http://www. Two letters of recommendation from professors and/or lecturers at applicant’s present university. Required documents 1. recommendations and acceptance or verification by an institution of higher education with accredited courses in aerospacerelated studies.aspx#countries For general inquiry: info@ofid. A short essay – of about 250 words in English – giving reasons for applying for OFID’s scholarship. 2. explaining your educational goals.
gov. These scholarship programs will be supported by institutional infrastructure development programs that will provide enhanced computational facilities. Relevant areas. To ensure quality of the Ph. These scholarship schemes will also allow the students and faculty members to consult and work with their peers in other regions of the world by providing for travel grants as an inherent component of the program.D. where Pakistan is weak.D. where the ability to provide quality education exists within the country. Here special care is being taken to ensure that the Ph.D. electronic linkages with institutions within and outside Pakistan as well as timely on-line access to archived literature. Post Doctoral Scholarships. outside the country. faculty supervisors and departments in which they will be functioning.htm Asian Scholarship Foundation The Asian Scholarship Foundation (ASF) is an Asian-led non-profit organization funded by a grant from the Ford Foundation that is mandated to: 46 . Scholarship Program The foreign Ph.D. The foreign scholarship programs are being concentrated in host countries having advanced standards of education combined with low tuition costs.D. To get detailed information on various PhD Scholarships. Indigenous Scholarship Program The indigenous scholarship programs have been developed in the light of successes and failures of numerous such programs implemented in the past decades. as well as provision of enhanced facilities to existing Ph.D. will be supported to the best possible degree in Pakistan. level highly qualified faculty members.D. For other areas. supervisors of the respective scholars to visit Pakistan. as defined by universal indicators. dissertation work a necessary requirement of refereeing by international experts has been made mandatory. as well as.pk/htmls/HSFannoun.D. and Non HEC Scholarships and Fellowships visit: http://www. degrees both within.D. Scholarships and Fellowships provided by HEC.HEC: Higher Education Commission for Pakistan Faculty Development The major thrust of programs being developed by the Higher Education Commission is directed towards developing a strong base of Ph. faculty base.D. and in which the relevant facilities are not available inside the country. as well as. qualified faculty to ensure that they have an intellectually stimulating academic career. The Higher Education Commission here is guided by the principle of supporting excellence. This involves scholarship programs for increasing the Ph. The scholarship programs are being developed for students to attain Ph. An innovative feature of the foreign scholarship program is the provision of travel and support funding for the Ph. for the scholar to continue interactions with the respective research groups at his alma-mater. scholarship programs are being developed.hec. scholars have guaranteed employment on their return to Pakistan as well as sufficient start-up funds to setup a program of research and development in their respective areas of specialization. scholarship programs have been developed to develop a research base in areas of key importance to the social and economic development of Pakistan. Foreign Ph. Care is being taken to ensure institutional support and capacity building along with provision of sufficient resources to the Ph.
to help build a network of Asian scholars in Asia in the field of Asian Studies and/or to write papers in the Arts. The grants cannot be used for completing an academic degree. Humanities. Indonesia. Nepal. Bhutan. ASF makes it possible for young and middle-level scholars. Myanmar. Republic of Maldives. Brunei. strengthen regional capacity to produce scholarly research on Asian societies create a network of Asian specialists on Asian Studies in Asia develop a regional perspective among scholars working in the field of Asian Studies ASF grants are made available to scholars. For more information: log on to http://www. Sri Lanka. Social Sciences in another Asian country in any of the grant categories described below.org 47 . Laos. to conduct seminars and workshops. Thailand and Vietnam.asianscholarship. the People’s Republic of China. India. the Philippines. researchers and professionals to undertake a research project or do a study. Culture. Cambodia. researchers and professionals who are citizens of and residents in any of the following participating countries: Bangladesh. Malaysia. Pakistan.
college scholarship and grant information for US and international students wishing to study abroad. Website http://www. The Grantfinder is quite simple to use. Web link www.grantfinder. After logging on.iefa.nl The International Education Financial Aid (IEFA) IEFA is the premier resource for financial aid.International Scholarship Search Engine: Grant finder Grantfinder is the first search engine specifically designed to bring together all sources of funding available to international undergraduate and postgraduate students looking to study in the Netherlands. Each scholarship available is presented together with details of the qualification criteria and other relevant information.org 48 . loan programs and other information to assist students in their quest to study abroad. At this site the student can find the most comprehensive listing of grants. just enter a few search criteria. and then select the scholarships that one is interested in. such as home country and intended field of study. scholarships.