Kenyan Catholic Scholarships 2022, List of Eligible Institutions, Courses and Terms | Fully Funded

Kenyan Catholic Scholarships 2022, List of Eligible Institutions, Courses and Terms | Fully Funded

The Catholic Scholarship Programme was established to build the capacity of the Church by developing servant leaders who would contribute to developing leadership within the Religious Congregations and Communities and the apostolic works of the Catholic Church.

The Programme seeks to achieve this goal by providing eligible religious sisters, religious brothers, priests and lay persons working with/for the Church (Catholic institutions) with access to higher education and leadership training.

Catholic Scholarships in Kenya – Eligibility

  • Catholic Religious sisters/brothers, and priests who demonstrate leadership traits and potential and are nominated by their congregational or diocesan superior. Lay persons to be nominated by a Catholic institution if they meet the following requirements:(1) evidence of full-time employment with the nominating institution for at least three consecutive years and

    (2) holds a leadership position in the nominated institution.

  • Scholarships are given to scholars studying in their country of domicile. Qualifying institutions of higher education are included in this brochure.
  • Only students who are starting a course of study are eligible; a student in an on-going course of study is not
  • The total number of scholarships awarded annually depends on the availability of funds.
  • There is no age restriction; however, the scholar should be able to provide service and leadership for a period of time in a manner comparable to the investment made.
  • An applicant who is not successful on the first application can re-apply in two subsequent periods. However, if an applicant is not successful after three submissions, he/she will no longer be eligible.
  • An applicant is not eligible to receive a tuition scholarship if he or she is a recipient of another tuition scholarship for the same course of study.
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Catholic Scholarships in Kenya – Specific Course of Study

Certificate: This course of study is limited to religious sisters and brothers only Primary award / Selection Criteria:

  • Academic achievement
  • Experience and/or potential for leadership
  • Participation in service-related activities in the community, Congregation, etc. Work history, achievements (academic, professional, Congregational).

Awards/recognition

  • Diploma: This course of study is limited to religious sisters and brothers only Bachelor’s Degree:
  • Open to Priests, Lay persons, religious sisters and brothers Master’s Degree and Post-Graduate Diploma: Open to Priests, Lay persons, religious sisters and brothers however the eligibility is considered following a minimum of two years of work /service.

Fields of study is limited to those that support: Education

  • Scholarships are available to applicants enrolling in the Faculty of Education of qualifying institutions.
  • Courses may include Education, Education Management & Development, Education Management & Planning, Education Science, Science in Education, Psychology and Counselling, and related courses.
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Building just societies and Health

  • Scholarships are available to applicants enrolling in the Faculty of Law, Faculty of Philosophy, Religious Studies, Gender and Development, Community Development.
  • Courses may include Law, Social Work, Philosophy, Peace Studies and International Relations, Nursing, Medical Lab Technician courses, Physiotherapy & Occupational therapy and related courses.

Effective Congregational/Church management and leadership

  • Scholarships are available to applicants enrolling to study finance, administration, management and economics in the Faculty of Business of qualifying institutions.
  • Available courses may include Business Management, Human Resources Management, Finance and Corporate Management, Business Administration, accountancy and related courses.

Catholic Scholarships in Kenya – List of Eligible Learning Institutions

  • Amani Counselling Centre
  • Catholic University of Eastern Africa
  • Chemchemi ya Uzima institute
  • Egerton University
  • Hekima University College
  • Jomo Kenyatta University of Science/Technology
  • Kenyatta University
  • Marist International Centre
  • Maseno University
  • Masinde Muliro University
  • Moi University
  • Multi-media University
  • Strathmore University
  • Tangaza University College
  • United States International University
  • University of Nairobi
  • KMTC across the country
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Catholic Scholarships in Kenya – Terms and Conditions:

  • The scholarship award is partial: It includes full tuition fees and administrative costs as stated by the learning institution.
  • A stipend for scholars’ stationery and other basic academic needs is given depending on the level of study.
  • All expenses related to boarding, medical, and other expenses should be covered by the scholar, who is expected to demonstrate the ability to pay the difference of their study costs without academic interruptions
  • Participation in designated Leadership Courses is mandatory and is undertaken during long breaks, holidays or other designated times.
  • The courses include Servant Leadership; Child Protection policy, Catholic Social Teaching and Professional Management Skills.
  • Each applicant must be attested to by at least two persons in leadership positions, inclusive of his/her Superior.
  • The scholar and nominating institution must also demonstrate a willingness for the scholar to engage in a leadership role following his or her studies. Successful candidates are notified by e-mail of their scholarship awards.
  • Those who don’t receive any notification should consider their application unsuccessful.

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How to Apply

Tangaza University College Scholarship Application

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Masters Scholarships in Technology for Translation and Interpreting 2022/23

Masters Scholarships in Technology for Translation and Interpreting 2022/23

The amount of text available in electronic format and on the Internet is growing exponentially, and much of this information has to be translated or interpreted.

As a result, there is a pressing need for a new generation of translators and interpreters who rely less on traditional methods and instead benefit from a range of time- and labour-efficient technological tools.

The European Master’s in Technology for Translation and Interpreting (EM TTI) addresses the need for a new generation of translators and interpreters through a programme of outstanding academic quality, in line with the Erasmus+ ethos of building a stronger workforce with the breadth of skills and perspectives needed to stimulate developments in the field.

  • EM TTI will produce specialists in translation and interpreting who are up-to-date with the latest applications which support their daily work, as well as future developers of such applications.
  • A strong consortium of the University of Wolverhampton, UK (the Coordinator); University of Malaga, Spain; and New Bulgarian University, Bulgaria, embodies the aim to deliver a cohesive, integrated European programme which will be the first of its kind worldwide.The synergy between these three Higher Education institutions, who are known for their seminal contributions to the computational aspects of language study, as well as technology of translation and interpreting, will ensure that students have access to leading academics and best practices across the field.

    The Associate Partners of the programme are leading companies, user organisations, and non-EC universities who further enhance this student-centred and market-orientated programme with a vision of delivering educational quality and vocational skills to maximise the students’ career potential, complementing the quality and integrity of the programme.

  • The programme is open to students from both EU and non-EU countries.There are fully funded scholarships available that cover both the participation costs and living costs for top-ranking applicants.
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  • In order to be eligible, you will need to fulfill the eligibility criteria.If you do, please check the documents required to apply.

    Candidates applying for a scholarship will be ranked according to these criteria.

    All the candidates will be required to apply online via the Application Portal.

    Applicants are required to create an account on the form, fill in the various categories and upload the required documents.

    Before completing the application, make sure you collect all the necessary documents, so you do not miss the deadline.

    Apply by 10th February

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Masters and PhD Scholarships Tenable at Makerere University, Kyambogo University and Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology

Masters and PhD Scholarships Tenable at Makerere University, Kyambogo University and Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology

Call for Applications for Masters and PhD Scholarships Tenable at Makerere University (MAK), Kyambogo University (KYU) and Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology (JOOUST) in collaboration with University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU) under The APPEAR Academic Partnership Project ‘Environmental Chemistry for Sustainable Development (ECSDevelop)’

Project Background

East Africa faces serious environmental challenges in relation to atmospheric, soil and water pollution. The Lake Victoria basin and the Albertine Graben have not been spared either. The Lake basin, which is being shared by Uganda, Tanzania and Kenya has been undergoing rapid urbanization in the last three decades; the high population density, rapid industrial growth and waste-water treatment plants in vicinity of Lake Victoria basin have been reported as sources of environmental contaminants such as plastic debris and endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs). It is expected that both Lake Victoria and Nile River act as sinks for pollutants e.g., microplastics (MPs); however, the extent of these interactions and MPs entrapment rates will be governed by many physical, biological and chemical factors. In addition, the project explores L. Victoria point source pollution identification and remediation. Since most of the pollutants on the Kenyan side of lake have been identified, stratified sampling of known pollutants will be done and mechanisms of removing the pollutants at its source determined. A policy brief will be prepared and made available to concerned authorities for action

Masters and PhD Scholarships 2022

Furthermore, Uganda has established an ambitious agenda for its future with its 2040 Vision acting as a blueprint and framework envisaging a middle- income economy, and its hopes for infrastructural and social development are hinged on revenues expected from oil production in the Albertine Graben. In 2013, Uganda’s oil reserves were estimated to be 3.5 billion barrels, and were expected to yield at least USD $2 billion per year for 30 years once oil production commences. The Albertine Graben, covering an exploration area of about 25,000 km2contains substantial oil seepages that lead to environmental degradation and thus impose threats to people’s health through food chains. Many bioremediation and chemical oxidation studies have been carried out but with limited remediation efficiency. In this project, candidates will explore multifaceted application of nanotechnology in the field of bioremediation of petroleum hydrocarbons. Understanding the interaction between the contaminant, the microorganism, and the nanomaterials is of crucial importance since positive and negative effects may beproduced.

Project Objectives/Outcomes:

  • It is expected that through this project, we shall;
  • Exploit regional capacities to jointly streamline existing curricula on environmental chemistry and ecotoxicology.
  • Develop a novel cost-effective state-of-the-art technology to track and clean up contaminants in wastewater.
  • Develop efficient remediation technologies for crude oil contaminated soils and water of the Albertine graben,Uganda.
  • Investigate seasonal fluxes, sources and trophic transfer of microplastics within the aquatic ecosystem of Lake Victoria and RiverNile.

Research areas

  • Conservation studies of Lake Victoria (Macro and micro plastic pollution.
  • Persistent organic pollutants, biofilters and chemo-filters.
  • Value addition in food chains of Moringa and gooseberry
  • Quality water access models in Lake Victoria basin and AlbertinegrabeMasters and PhD Scholarships 2022

Scholarship design:
The project offers financial support to academically skilled master’s and PhD students with main focus on aforementioned priority areas. 4 PhD scholarships (2 tenable at MAK
-Uganda, 1 tenable at KYU-Uganda, and 1 tenable at JOOUST-Kenya), and up to 5 Master scholarships (3 tenable at MAK, 1 tenable at KYU, and 1 tenable at JOOUST) will be considered for funding by ECSDevelop project. 50% of the scholarships will be awarded to females

The scholarship covers:

  • Full tuition fees: Payable directly to the University according to an officialinvoice;
  • Stipend: EUR 2,400 and EUR 3,600 for MSc and PhD students, respectively, per year to support living expenses during projectduration;
  • Field visits, study materials and laboratory consumables: One-offallowance;
  • Workshops on renewable resources/analytical skills and webinar series on biorefinery;
  • Research fellowships in BOKU, Austria:
  • Students will be provided with money to cover their costs for accommodation, insurance and upkeep while in Austria at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna(BOKU).
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Eligibility:

The applicant for a Master’s scholarship must;

  • Be holding a bachelor of science degree (at least second class upper; from a recognized University) in chemistry, environmental sciences, industrial chemistry/chemical engineering, petroleum geoscience & production, and other related science/engineeringdisciplines;
  • Be a citizen of EAC member state (Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda), aged not more than 30 years (for males) and 35 years (for females) at the time of the closing date of receiving theapplications;
  • Be able to stay in Austria, Uganda or Kenya for a period of at most Three (3) months a year for supervision when needarises;
  • Be ready to actively participate in community outreachprograms;
  • Have good command of English (spoken and written) and possess good writing skills
  • Not be holding any other scholarship for master’sstudies;
  • Demonstrate the ability to think creatively and work independently and also be able to work with a team of researchers from Uganda, Kenya, and Austria;
  • Already been admitted to and have successfully completed their first year of master’s studies at MAK/KYU/JOOUST and are ready to do their research with main focus on aforementioned ECSDevelop research areas.

The applicant for a PhD scholarship must;

  • Be holding a Master’s degree/certificate (from a reputable University) in chemistry, environmental sciences, chemical engineering, nanotechnology, water engineering, petroleum geoscience & production, and other related science/engineering disciplines;
  • Be a citizen of EAC member state (Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda), aged not more than 40 years (for males) and 45 years (for females) at the time of receiving theapplications;
  • Be willing to spend part of their study period in the project sites and inAustria;
    Have good command of English (spoken andwritten);
  • Demonstrate the ability to think creatively and work independently and also be able to work with a team of researchers from Uganda, Kenya, and Austria;
  • Have experience in conducting research, data analysis and report writing.Evidence of at least one peer-reviewed journal publication is amust.
  • Be ready to actively participate in community outreachprograms.

Note: Previous working experiences with research projects will be an added advantage.

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Interested applicants should submit the following sets of documents:

  • An application letter for a Master’s or PhDscholarships;
  • A current CV (at most 2 pages), including a detailed description of the previous education at the University level (all courses and grades) and a description of current research interests in line with the stated ECSDevelop project areas offocus;
  • Citizenship Proof – Copy of national identity card orpassport;
    Three recent passport sizephotos;
  • A certified copy of the bachelor’s degree & certificate for Master’s applicants; Master’s degree & certificate for PhDapplicants;
  • A copy of admission letter to the MSc. Program at MAK or KYU or JOOUST for Master’s applicants;
  • A research Concept Note maximum 5 pages with a detailed description of the applicant’s researchinterest.Masters and PhD Scholarships 2022
  • A motivation letter showing why they are interested in pursuing Masters or PhD studies and expected outputs from their master’s or PhDstudies.
  • At least two recommendation letters from your academic referees. The reference letters should be sent together with the application.

How to Apply:
All application documents must be zipped up in one filefolder;
Electronic submission of application for scholarship with supporting documents should be sent to the Overall Project Coordinator of ECSDevelop, Dr. Christine Betty Nagawa on e-mail christine.nagawa@mak.ac.ug with a copy to ECSDevelop Project Coordinator at JOOUST, Dr. Solomon Omwoma Lugasi on e-mail slugasi@jooust.ac.ke; and to the ECSDevelop project Coordinator KYU, Dr. Christine Kyarimpa on email ckyarimpa@kyu.ac.ug
No hardcopies of application documents will be required given the prevailing covid- 19 situation;

Deadline for submission of applications is 30th January, 2022 17:00 hours, EAT. Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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Selection Process:
These are competitive Masters & PhD scholarships. The applications shall be vetted by a selection panel consisting of professionals from MAK, KYU, JOOUST and BOKU. Previous working experiences with research projects will be an added advantage.
Admission for PhD at MAK/KYU/JOOUST:
The admission for PhD studentship at MAK/KYU/JOOUST is independent of scholarship award and follows the existing admission processes/ regulations MAK/KYU/JOOUST.

Successful candidates who are not yet admitted will be required to follow the PhD application procedures and secure the admission letter before the commencement of the project activities.

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Scholarships in UK For 2022 Without IELTS | Fully Funded

Scholarships in UK For 2022 Without IELTS | Fully Funded

Happy new year so let’s start with a new journey. New Country New Scholarships in UK For 2022 Without IELTS. All UK Scholarships are for 2022 and 2023 only. Fall Academic Scholarships and admissions are open in UK Universities. Bachelor, Master, Ph.D. Degree Programs. The good thing is that these Scholarships are Funded by the UK Government. You can Study Without IELTS in UK. There are No IELTS Requirements to Study Without IELTS in some UK Universities.

A UK Education opens doors anywhere in the world. All International Students of any nationality can apply. No application fee will be charged. You can apply to any Course, any subject in any field Except Medicine. The UK Universities have thousands of fields to choose from. The UK is the most prestigious and Excellent country for Students. In 2019/2020 538,615 international students were studying in the UK.

You will find a lot of international students, work opportunities in the UK. The UK is Home to International Students. Don’t just sit and read. You must apply for these scholarships. UK education is recognized by employers, universities, and governments worldwide. The List of the Scholarships in UK For 2022 Without IELTS is available below.

Details About Scholarships for UK 2022 Without IELTS

  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Course Level: Bachelors, Masters, PhD
  • Financial Coverage: Fully Funded From UK Government

List of the UK Universities Without IELTS

Following are the Universities in the UK that offer admission in the UK without IELTS and TOEFL. Check each University and apply for 2022 Admission to Study Free in the UK:

  1. The University of Geneva.
  2. London Southbank University.
  3. The University of Bolton.
  4. The University of Northampton.
  5. The University of Bolton.
  6. Portsmouth University.
  7. Birmingham City University.
  8. The University of Basel.
  9. Swansea University.
  10. The University of Northampton.
  11. Sheffield Hallam University.
  12. Riga Technical University.
  13. The University of Warwick.
  14. London South-bank University.
  15. Robert Gordon University.
  16. The University of Bristol.
  17. The University of Plymouth.
  18. Aston University, Birmingham.
  19. The University of Central Lancashire.
  20. The University of Greenwich.
  21. Northumbria University.
  22. Audencia Nantes School of Management

List of Scholarships in the UK Without IELTS

1. British Council Great Scholarship (Apply Now)

The Great UK Scholarship is a fantastic Scholarship Opportunity for International Students to Study in UK. There are 310 Scholarships that will be provided by the Government of the UK and the British Council.

2. Clarendon Scholarship 2022 in UK (Apply Now)

Clarendon Scholarship Offers 150 Fully Funded UK Scholarships for international students to pursue Masters’s or PhD. Degree at Oxford University. You will automatically be considered for the Clarendon Scholarship if you apply before the application deadline. There is No Separate Application Required.

3. Gates Cambridge Scholarship UK 2022 (Apply Now)

Gates Cambridge Scholarship 2022 is now open for the academic year 2022-2023. The Scholarship Funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Scholarship to Study Masters and PhD. Degree at Cambridge University from the United Kingdom.

4. Bristol University Think Big Scholarships (Apply Now)

The Think Big Scholarships at Bristol University United Kingdom is for Bachelors Degree and Master Degree Programs.

How to Study in the UK Without IELTS?

Applicants with English Proficiency Certificate are eligible to apply. Applicants can get their English Proficiency Certificate from their previous University.

In the letter university, it should be mentioned that the applicant has studied all his courses in English. You can use the letter form from that University instead of the IELTS certificate.

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2,756 Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters Scholarships 2022 | Fully Funded

2,756 Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters Scholarships 2022 | Fully Funded

Apply for the Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters Scholarships Without IELTS 2022-2023. The EMJMD Scholarship Catalogue for 2022-2023. All Erasmus Scholarships Without IELTS. The Erasmus Mundus Scholarship for International Students is a Master Degree Scholarship to Study in Different European Universities in different countries of Europe. All the Expenses will be covered under this Scholarship. No GRE Requirements, No Need to Contact the Professor. Result awaited students can also apply.

Last year they allotted 2,450 Scholarships to International Students. This year they will support 2756 Scholars. Erasmus is one of the highly prestigious Scholarships of Europe in Almost Every Field/Major. There is no previous work experience requirement. You will Study Each Semester in different Countries and in different universities as well as you will do a Part-time internship as a Training in Different countries.

The Duration of the Scholarship is 2 Years for Master’s Program. The Erasmus Scholarship is open to any citizen from any part of the World. You can Study without IELTS in Europe. There are Many Scholarships in Europe without IELTS. According to Sources, Erasmus Selects the Highest Number of Students. The Full Detailed information about the Erasmus Mundus Scholarship 2022 is available below.

Details About Erasmus Mundus Scholarship 2022-2023

  • Scholarship Country: Europe, and other Countries
  • Funded by: European Commission
  • Financial Coverage: Fully Funded
  • Degree Level: Masters
  • DeadlinePrograms are open and will End in March 2022 (Each Course has a Different Deadline)

No. of Scholarships

2,756 for the Academic Year 2022-2023.

Benefits of the Erasmus Scholarship

Erasmus is a Fully Funded all expenses covered scholarship program for all the students. They will cover all your expenses.

  • Monthly Stipend (almost 1100-1200 Euros per month)
  • Free Tuition Fee.
  • Travelling Allowance.
  • International Airfare Tickets
  • Travel Allowance from Country to Country when your Semester will be Finished.
  • No Bond Restriction to return to Country.
  • Job Visa granted after a Master’s/Ph.D. The degree to work in Europe after the degree.
  • Erasmus is like Fulbright of Europe. With so many benefits, you must consider this opportunity.

Available Fields

There are over 100 Erasmus Mundus Courses, ranging from:

  • Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Law
  • Humanities
  • Social Science
  • Health

What is Not Required for the Scholarship?

  • Result awaited students can also apply
  • GRE is not Required in any Program
  • No IELTS
  • No need to contact any professor or else
  • No work Experience is Required.
  • People with at least 16 years of education can apply for it.
  • No age restrictions.
  • People with CGPA between 2.5 to 3.0 have been selected also. So, low CGPA holders must take a chance

What is Required for the Erasmus Scholarship

  • Also, You can check if your institute of Program is accepting any other language Tests? The New IELTS Alternative is Launched Called Duolingo English Test Proficiency. So, you can give a test from home.
  • On average 6.5 bands in IELTS at least are accepted for every program. GRE is not required in any program.
  • Submit an English Language Proficiency Certificate instead of IELTS.
  • If you have completed your previous Degree in an English Language institute then you can submit an English Language Proficiency Proof which can be taken from your previous university in which it will be written that the student has completed their last degree in an English medium institute.

How to Prepare for Erasmus Mundus?

  • You can open the catalog of Erasmus and go through each program one by one and see which program you fit in.
  • Then, select 2022 in the Year(s) of the student intake tab. (It will List all the Programs for 2022)
  • Finalize the 03 most relevant programs to your profile.
  • Check the requirements of programs and try to prepare for them early such as Statement of purpose, motivation letters, personal statements, etc.

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Romanian Government Bachelors, Masters and PhD Scholarship Programme For Non-EU Countries 2022-2023

Romanian Government Bachelors, Masters and PhD Scholarship Programme For Non-EU Countries 2022-2023

Apply for the Romanian Government Scholarship Programme for non-EU Countries 2022-2023

DEADLINE: 15 March 2022

PROGRAMME INFORMATION

1.     General conditions for awarding scholarships

Scholarships for studies in accredited higher education institutions in Romania are awarded through a competition of files based on the regulations in force, by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) and the Ministry of Education (ME).

To whom is it addressed?

Foreign citizens from all non-EU countries, with the following exceptions:

  • Citizens of Romanian origin or who are part of the Romanian historical communities in the proximity of Romania (entitled to different scholarship programmes);
  • Citizens who have requested or acquired a form of protection in Romania;
  • Stateless persons whose stay on the territory of Romania is officially recognized according to the law;
  • Members of the diplomatic and consular corps or family members of the diplomatic and consular corps accredited to Romania;
  • Members of the administrative and technical staff of diplomatic missions and consular offices accredited to Romania;
  • Staff members of international organizations based in Romania or family members of staff of international organizations based in Romania;
  • Beneficiaries of a scholarship from the Romanian state for the same cycle of study.

Who qualifies?

To be eligible, the scholarship applicant must:

  • Submit a complete file;
  • Present study documents issued by accredited/recognized education institutions in the country where they were issued;
  • Comply with the enrolment deadline;
  • Have good results in education, respectively an average of the study years, for the last graduated school of at least 7 (seven) corresponding to the scoring system in Romania or the “Good” score, as the case;
  • Comply with the application submission methodology.

Please note that scholarships are NOT awarded in the fields of MEDICINE, DENTAL MEDICINE and PHARMACY.

What level of study does the scholarship cover?

The scholarship applicant can choose from any of the following three study cycles in accredited higher education institutions in Romania:

  1. Bachelor’s degree: bachelor’s degree programmes are addressed to graduates of high school studies or pre-university studies at the end of which they obtained a baccalaureate degree or equivalent, as well as candidates applying for further university studies in Romania. The complete programme runs for a period of 3-6 years, depending on the specialization followed and ends with a bachelor’s exam;
  2. Master’s degree: master’s degree programmes are addressed to undergraduates, run for a period of 1 year, 1.5 years or 2 years and end with the dissertation exam;
  3. PhD: doctoral programmes are addressed to graduate students or equivalent and run for a period of 3-5 years, depending on the profile of the chosen faculty and end with the presentation of a PhD thesis. Admission to PhD and obtaining a scholarship are conditioned by an entrance examination.

What is the language of study?

In order to promote the Romanian language and culture, the beneficiaries of the scholarships granted by the Romanian state for undergraduate and master’s studies study only in Romanian language. The exception is doctoral scholarship holders, who can opt for studies in Romanian or in a foreign language set by the doctoral school. For candidates who do not speak Romanian language, a preparatory year is granted for the study of the Romanian language prior to the actual university studies, with the exception of doctoral scholarship holders who have opted for the form of education in a foreign language set by the doctoral school.

The following categories of persons are exempted from enrolling in the Romanian language preparatory year:

  1. Those who present Romanian study documents (diplomas or certificates) or study documents, school records attesting at least four consecutive years of studies attended in Romanian in an educational unit/institution from the Romanian national system.
  2. Those who, in order to enrol in university education, pass the Romanian language test, organized according to the regulations in force.
  3. Those who, in order to enrol in university education, present a certificate of linguistic competence in Romanian, minimum level B1, issued according to the regulations in force.
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2.     How to submit application files?

The scholarship application can be sent ONLY through the Study in Romania platform.

Candidates can access the platform at https://studyinromania.gov.ro, via the Apply for MFA scholarships button, or directly at https://scholarships.studyinromania.gov.ro. The platform can be accessed in English.

REJECTED: Applications submitted directly by the applicants to the registry offices of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs or the Ministry of Education, or to the e-mail addresses of the MFA employees / departments of the MFA Headquarters, or to the Romanian diplomatic missions or the foreign diplomatic missions accredited in Bucharest, will not be taken into consideration.

3.     Enrolment dates

The enrolment period begins on December 20, 2021. The deadline for submitting applications is March 15, 2022.

Documents required to complete the file

Each candidate will create an account on the Study in Romania platform, will fill in the requested data and upload the following documents:

  • Copies of the diplomas obtained (baccalaureate diploma or its equivalent, plus bachelor’s, master’s, doctorate degree, if applicable) and their authorized translation into English, French, Spanish or Romanian, if applicable.
    • Copies of transcripts of the completed studies and their authorized translation into English, French, Spanish or Romanian, if applicable.
    • Copy of the birth certificate (or equivalent document) and the authorized translation into English, French, Spanish or Romanian, if applicable.
    • Copy of the first three pages of the passport or of the national document of identity and the authorized translation into English, French, Spanish or Romanian, if applicable.
    • Curriculum Vitae in English or French in the required format and, for the doctoral cycle, also a letter of intent from the applicant in English, French, Spanish or Romanian language.

The application will also include the following documents (only for candidates who belong to the specific category mentioned for each document):

  • Copy of the proof of name change (if applicable) and the authorized translation into English, French, Spanish or Romanian, if applicable.
  • Copy of the certificate proving the passing of the baccalaureate, bachelor’s or master’s exam, as the case may be, for graduates who do not hold yet the diploma and the authorized translation into English, French, Spanish or Romanian, if applicable.
  • Copy of the certificate proving that the person in the final year of studies is to take the graduation exam at the end of the school/university year and the authorized translation into English, French, Spanish or Romanian, if applicable.
  • Copy of the transcript attesting the academic record of the person in the final year of studies, until the moment of submitting the application file, and the authorized translation into English, French, Spanish or Romanian, if applicable.
  • Copy of the certificate of completion of the Romanian language preparatory year or the certificate of linguistic competence, if applicable.
  • Copy of the notarized declaration of parental consent in the case of candidates who have not reached the age of 18 by the date of commencement of the courses and the authorized translation into English, French, Spanish or Romanian, if applicable.

The documents must be scanned individually, after the original, in PDF format.

For the candidate’s registration to be valid, he must express his consent to the agreement for the processing of personal data by signing the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) declaration.

4.     Announcing the results and formalities for the admitted candidates

The results of the scholarship selection process will be announced by e-mail, on July 15, 2022 to every candidate who applied for a scholarship.

For admitted students, the Ministry of Education will issue a “Letter of acceptance for studies in Romania”, which will mention the obligation (where applicable) to complete a Romanian language preparatory year and the higher education institution(s) where the studies will take place.

  • The original of the ”Letter of acceptance for studies in Romania” will be sent by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to the university.
  • The “Letter of acceptance for studies in Romania” is required in order to obtain a long-stay visa and for the enrolment. The students will be able to download a scanned copy.
  • If the candidate university option cannot be honoured, the Ministry of Education reserves the right to propose to the candidate an alternative in the same field of study, subject to the availability of higher education institutions in Romania. Upon receiving the letter of acceptance for studies with this alternative, the candidate is free to accept the scholarship or to give it up (being able to opt for continuing studies in Romania on his/her own expense, i.e. with the payment of tuition fees).
  • After receiving the letter of acceptance, the students will send electronically, through the platform, within the indicated term, a response regarding the acceptance/refusal of the scholarship, and in case of acceptance, will request a long study visa.
  • Also, in case of accepting the scholarship, the students has the obligation to contact the university to find out about the specific enrolment conditions (additional documents required, aptitude test, registration deadline etc.)

5.     Scholars’ rights and obligations

Scholarship beneficiaries are provided with the following facilities:

  1. Exemption from the payment of registration fees or any other fees required by application processing, testing for the Romanian language skills, taking the admission contest for doctoral studies and the specific aptitude tests;
  2. Financing the tuition expenses for the Romanian language preparatory year;
  3. financing the tuition expenses for the actual studies, but not more than the duration of a university cycle, corresponding to the study programme followed;
  4. Granting a monthly scholarship, for students enrolled in the Romanian language preparatory year;
  5. Granting a monthly scholarship, for students enrolled in bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral studies, but not more than the duration of a university cycle;
  6. Financing the accommodation expenses in the student dormitories, within the allocated subsidy granted through the budget of the Ministry of Education;
  7. Medical assistance in case of medical-surgical emergencies and diseases with endemic-epidemic potential, in accordance with the legislation in force;
  • Local public, ground, naval and underground transport, as well as domestic car, railway and naval transport, in the same conditions as those offered to Romanian students, according to the legal provisions.
  • Exemption from the payment of study visa fee.

These facilities are granted throughout the study period, as follows:

  • For students enrolled in the Romanian language preparatory year, during its courses;
  • For students enrolled in bachelor’s and master’s studies, during the academic year and during the legal holidays, but not during the summer vacation. If students have to stay at the faculty during the summer vacation for curricular activities or if there are specific legal provisions, the rights are maintained during the summer vacation;
  • For doctoral students enrolled in full-time learning, throughout the calendar year;
  • Another 30 days after completing university studies lasting at least 1 year.

Foreign citizens have the following obligations:

  1. To respect the Romanian Constitution and the laws of the Romanian state;
  2. To comply with the internal regulations of the educational institution in which they study;
  3. Tocomply with the provisions of this methodology;
  4. To present at the time of enrolment at the university where they were accepted a medical certificate stating that he/she is fit for studies and free of contagious diseases, and its authorized translation into English, French, Spanish or Romanian, if appropriate.
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6.     Other information about the conditions offered by the scholarship

In Romania, the academic year usually begins on October 1. Universities establish their own calendar, in accordance with the principle of university autonomy. Host universities may also decide on specific measures regarding the teaching and learning process, in accordance with the public health guidelines. Romanian authorities may impose additional public health requirements.

The scholarship obtained, including the preparatory year where applicable, consists of:

  • Financing tuition fees;
  • Financing the accommodation expenses in the dormitories, through the budget of the Ministry of Education, within the limit of the subsidy allocated for this purpose (accommodation will be provided to the extent of available places);
  • Granting a monthly financial aid, as follows: the equivalent in ”lei” (the Romanian currency) of the amount of 65 EURO, for undergraduate and the preparatory year students; the equivalent in ”lei” (the Romanian currency) of the amount of 75 EURO, for master students, the equivalent in ”lei” (the Romanian currency) of the amount of 85 EURO, for PhD students.

The scholarships do not cover the costs of international transport and those of domestic transport from the Romanian border crossing point to the university. In this regard, candidates must be prepared for the personal financial support of the additional costs.

Students of the Romanian language preparatory year programme, as well as those of the undergraduate and master’s degree programmes, must obtain, at the end of the academic year, the minimum number of credits established by the university regulations for passing to the next academic year. The rights deriving from the scholarship can be regained in the following academic year after obtaining the necessary number of transferable credits, provided that the number of scholarship years does not exceed the duration of the academic cycle. During the suspension of the scholarship and the financing of the tuition expenses, the students will have to pay a fee, in the amount established in accordance with the legal provisions in force.

During the period indicated by the university, the admitted candidates must present themselves at the Office of International Relations/ Rector’s Office of the university where they were accepted. Students will present:

  • A complete file with the original documents from the application file; the host universities may request that all registration documents be accompanied by authenticated copies and legalized translations into Romanian;
  • A copy of the letter of acceptance for studies;
  • Passport (original and copy) with a valid visa (long stay visa for studies) or a residence permit;
  • The medical certificate attesting that the student is free from contagious diseases or other diseases incompatible with the requested studies, as well as the authorized translation into English, French, Spanish or Romanian, if applicable;
  • Other documents required by universities.

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Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme at UK Universities

Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme at UK Universities

DFID/UK Universities
Masters Degree

Deadline: 20 December 2021 (annual)
Study in:  UK
Course starts Sept 2022

Brief description: 

Commonwealth Shared Scholarships are for candidates from least developed and lower middle income Commonwealth countries, for full-time Master’s study on selected courses, jointly supported by UK universities. The scholarships do not cover undergraduate courses, PhD study, or any pre-sessional English language teaching.

Host Institutions:

Participating UK Universities

Level/Field(s) of Study:

See the list of eligible courses for 2022. These scholarships are offered under six themes:

  • Access, inclusion and opportunity
  • Promoting global prosperity
  • Science and technology for development
  • Strengthening global peace, security and governance
  • Strengthening health systems and capacity
  • Strengthening resilience and response to crises

Number of Scholarships:

Not specified.

Target group:

The scholarships are open to nationals of least developed and lower middle income Commonwealth countries:

Bangladesh, Cameroon, Eswatini, The Gambia, Ghana, India, Kenya, Kiribati, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu, Zambia.

Scholarship value/inclusions/duration:

Each Scholarship provides approved tuition and examination fees, approved airfare from your home country to the UK and return at the end of your award, stipend at the rate of £1,133 per month, or £1,390 per month for those studying at universities in the London metropolitan area (rates quoted at 2021-2022 levels), warm clothing allowance, thesis grant, study travel grant, and excess baggage allowance, etc.

The scholarships are usually tenable for one year only.

Eligibility:

To apply for a Commonwealth Shared Scholarship, candidates must:

• Be a citizen of or have been granted refugee status by an eligible Commonwealth country, or be a British Protected Person
• Be permanently resident in a developing Commonwealth country
• Be available to start your academic studies in the UK by the start of the UK academic year in September 2022
• By September 2022, hold a first degree of at least upper second class (2:1) standard, or a lower second class degree and a relevant postgraduate qualification (usually a Master’s degree)
• Not have studied or worked for one (academic) year or more in a developed country
• Be unable to afford to study in the UK without this scholarship
• Have provided all supporting documentation in the required format

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Application instructions:

You should apply to study an eligible Master’s course at a UK university that is participating in the Shared Scholarship scheme. You must secure admission to your course in addition to applying for a Shared Scholarship. You must check with your chosen university for their specific advice on when to apply, admission requirements, and rules for applying.

You must make your application using the CSC’s online application system, in addition to any other application that you are required to complete by your chosen university. All applications must be submitted by 16.00 (GMT) on 20 December 2021 at the latest. Each university has its own closing date for admissions.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Website:

Official Scholarship Website:  https://cscuk.fcdo.gov.uk/scholarships/commonwealth-shared-scholarships/

University of Geneva Excellence Masters Fellowships

University of Geneva Excellence Masters Fellowships

University of Geneva
Masters (MS) Degree

Deadline: 15 March 2022 (annual)
Study in:  Switzerland
Course starts September 2022

Brief description:

The Faculty of Science of the University of Geneva, in collaboration with several sponsors, has established an Excellence Fellowship Program to support outstanding and highly motivated candidates who intend to pursue a Master of Science in any of the disciplines covered by the Faculty.

Host Institution(s):

University of Geneva in Switzerland

Level/Field of study:

Master of Science degree in one of the disciplines offered by the Faculty of Sciences

Number of Awards:

Not specified

Target group:

All students including international students

Scholarship value/duration:

The scholarship value is CHF 10,000-15,000 per year.  It is awarded for one year and extended for the regular duration of the chosen Master’s programme (three or four semesters) provided the applicant is academically successful at the end of his/her first semester of studies.

Eligibility:

Regardless of your home university, whether you have passed or are doing a brilliant bachelor degree, and that you are one of the best in your year, this program is for you! You must meet the admission criteria of the Master of your choice and be selected on the basis of the application file for an Excellence Fellowship.

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Application instructions:

Applications will open on January 2022.

For the application to be considered, each student has to fulfill the enrollment procedure as described on the Admissions office websiteThe application is made online from the beginning of January. After registering, you will receive an e-mail containing a personal link allowing you to fill out the application form. The application deadline is 15 March 2022.

It is important to visit the official website to access the application form and  for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

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Swedish Institute Scholarships for Global Professionals

Swedish Institute Scholarships for Global Professionals

Masters Degree

Deadline: 17 Jan/28 Feb 2022
Study in: Sweden
Course starts August 2022

Scholarship description: 

The Swedish Institute Scholarships for Global Professionals (SISGP), a new scholarship programme which replaces the Swedish Institute Study Scholarships (SISS) offers scholarships to a large number of master’s programmes at Swedish Universities in the Autumn semester 2022.

The SI Scholarship for Global Professionals aims to develop future global leaders that will contribute to the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and contribute to a positive and sustainable development in their home countries and region.

Host Universities/Institutions:

Swedish Higher Education Institutions and Swedish Universities

Level/Field(s) of study:

You’ll find the list of eligible master programmes for the SISGP call for application academic year 2022/2023 here.

Number of Scholarships:

An estimated 350 scholarships will be available in 2022.

Target group:

Students from the following 42 countries:

Armenia; Azerbaijan; Bangladesh; Bolivia; Belarus; Brazil; Cambodia; Cameroon; Colombia; Ecuador; Egypt; Ethiopia; Gambia; Georgia; Ghana; Guatemala; Honduras; Indonesia; Jordan; Kenya; Liberia; Malawi; Moldova; Morocco; Myanmar (Burma); Nepal; Nigeria; Pakistan; Peru; Philippines; Russian Federation; Rwanda; Sri Lanka; Sudan; Tanzania; Tunisia; Turkey; Uganda; Ukraine; Vietnam; Zambia; Zimbabwe.

Scholarship value/inclusions/duration:

The scholarship covers full tuition fees, living expenses of SEK 10,000 per month, insurance, and a one-time travel grant of SEK 10,000-15,000 (only for scholarship holders living outside Sweden).

The scholarship is intended for full-time one-year or two-year master’s programmes, and is only awarded for programmes starting in the autumn semester.

There are no additional grants for family members. It also doesn’t cover the application fee to University Admissions.

Eligibility:

To be eligible for SISGP:

•  You must be a citizen of a country that is eligible for SI scholarships (see above).

• You must have had at least 3,000 hours of work experience prior to 10 February 2022 from a maximum of three organisations/companies.

• You must apply for a Master’s programme eligible for SI scholarships (see above). The university gives priority to programmes within certain subject areas, depending on your country of citizenship.

• You must have demonstrated leadership experience from your current or previous employment or from civil society engagements.

• You must be liable to pay tuition fees to Swedish universities, have followed the steps of University Admissions and be admitted to one of the eligible master’s programmes by the 7 of April 2022.

There are also other conditions regarding dual citizenship, previous residence and studies in Sweden, and more. Read the complete eligibility criteria at the official website.

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Application instructions:

  1. To begin with, apply for a master’s programme at universityadmissions.se, by 17 January 2022. Once you have submitted your application for master’s programme(s) at universityadmissions.se, you will get a personal application number consisting of eight digits. Save the number as you will need it when applying to the SI Scholarship for Global Professionals.
  2. After you have completed your application to a master’s programme, you can apply for an SI scholarship. You must submit the required documents digitally through the online application portal from 10 February 00:01 until 28 February 2022 14:59 CET.

It is important to visit the official website for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

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ARES Scholarships in Belgium for Developing Countries

ARES Scholarships in Belgium for Developing Countries

Deadline: 28 Jan 2022 (annual)
Study in:  Belgium
Course starts 2022

Brief description:

Each year, the ARES  offers the chance to pursue an advanced bachelor’s or master’s degree programme or a 2-to-6-month continuing education course within a higher education institution of the Wallonia-Brussels Federation, Belgium.

Host Institution(s):

Participating universities and academic institutions in Belgium

Level/Fields of study:

Eligible Bachelors, Masters, and continuing education courses in the fields of aquaculture, health, food technology, economics, international development, GIS, information technology, agriculture, environment, human rights, microfinance, etc.

See the complete list of eligible courses at the official website.

Number of Awards:

130 Bachelor’s and Masters scholarships and 70 continuing education scholarships are available.

Target group:

Nationals of Benin, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cuba, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Haiti, Indonesia, Kenya, Madagascar, Morocco, Mozambique, Nepal, Niger, Peru, Philippines, Republic of Guinea (Conakry), Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, Vietnam and Zimbabwe.

Scholarship value/inclusions:

The scholarship covers international travel expenses, living allowance, registration fees, insurance, housing allowance, etc.

Eligibility:

For a request to be valid, the applicant must:

  1. Be national, reside and work in one of the following countries: Benin, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cuba, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Haiti, Indonesia, Kenya, Madagascar, Morocco, Mozambique, Nepal, Niger, Peru, Philippines, Republic of Guinea (Conakry), Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, Vietnam and Zimbabwe;
  2. Hold a diploma comparable to a graduate level degree (300 credits ECTS) from Belgian university studies for advanced masters and countinuing education courses (equivalent to Bac+5); Hold a diploma comparable to a undergraduate level degree (180 credits ECTS) for advanced bachelors (equivalent to Bac+3). The candidate must have held the relevant academic degree for a maximum of 20 years at the time of the start of the course. This maximum period is increased by one year by childbirth and/or adoption.
  3. Possess relevant professional experience in a ARES partner country of at least two years after graduate studies for advanced bachelors, after postgraduate studies for advanced masters and countinuing education courses.
  4. Complete the application in the language in which the training is given and can attest a good written and spoken knowledge of it. Moreover, knowing a minimum of French allows for a good integration into daily life in Belgium.
  5. Apply for only one training course.

Applicants should not obtain prior admission to one of the French-speaking institution in Belgium in order to be considered for ARES scholarship.

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Application instructions:

To apply for the scholarship, you must create a GIRAF account online and complete the scholarship application form. Applications must be submitted before 28 January 2022 at 12pm (Belgian time, UTC+1.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) to access the application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

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