1.     Fulbright Foreign Student Program in USA:-

USA Government
Masters/PhD Degrees

Deadline: varies, Feb-Oct 2017
Study in:  USA
Course starts AY 2018-2019

Brief description:

The Fulbright Foreign Student Program enables graduate students, young professionals and artists from abroad to study and conduct research in the United States at U.S. universities or other academic institutions.

Host Institution(s):

USA Universities and Academic Institutions

Field(s) of study:

Fulbright encourages applications from all fields, including interdisciplinary ones.

Number of Awards:

Approximately 4,000 foreign students receive Fulbright scholarships each year.

Target group:

International students from 155 countries around the world

Scholarship value/duration:

Generally, the grant funds tuition, airfare, a living stipend, and health insurance, etc. The Fulbright program provides funding for the duration of the study.

See the official website and country specific websites for the complete list of scholarship benefits.

Eligibility:

Program eligibility and selection procedures vary widely by country. Please see the country specific websites to find information about the Fulbright Program in your home country, including eligibility requirements and application guidelines.

Application instructions:

All Foreign Student Program applications are processed by bi-national Fulbright Commissions/Foundations or U.S. Embassies. Therefore, foreign students must apply through the Fulbright Commission/Foundation or U.S. Embassy in their home countries. Deadline varies per country but is around February to October annually.

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

Website/Links:

Official Scholarship Website:  http://foreign.fulbrightonline.org/about/foreign-fulbright

Related Scholarships: List of USA Scholarships

2. International Fulbright Science and Technology Scholarships

USA Government
PhD Degree

Deadline: Mar-June (annual)
Study in:  USA
Course starts AY 2017-2018

Brief description:

Please note recruitment for the International Fulbright Science and Technology Program has been suspended for the 2017-2018 program year. Decisions for the 2016 cohort have already been announced.

The International Fulbright Science and Technology (S&T) Award for outstanding foreign students is designed to be among the most prestigious international scholarships in science and technology. Announced at the January 2006 U.S. University Presidents Summit on International Education, the S&T Award demonstrates the United States’ commitment to remaining the premier destination for serious scientific study and research and its welcoming of top-notch leaders to shape their careers at its colleges and universities.

The S&T Award allows recipients to obtain doctorate degrees at prestigious U.S. colleges and universities with programs of study in the fields listed below.

Host Institution(s):

US Colleges and Universities

Fields of study:

  • Aeronautics and Astronomics/Aeronautical Engineering
    •  Agriculture (theoretical or research-based focus only)*
    • Astronomy/Planetary Sciences
    •  Biology
    •  Biomedical Engineering
    •  Chemistry
    •  Computer Sciences/Engineering
    •  Energy
    •  Engineering (electrical, chemical, civil, mechanical, ocean, and petroleum)
    •  Environmental Science/Engineering
    •  Geology/Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
    •  Information Sciences/Engineering (engineering focus only; business-focused study is not eligible)
    •  Materials Science/Engineering
    •  Mathematics
    •  Neurosciences
    • Oceanography
    •  Physics
    •  Public Health (theoretical or research-based focus only)
    •  While agriculture tends to be a fairly applied field of study, those wishing to pursue theoretical and research-based study in such areas as entomology, plant biology, plant pathology, and soil science are eligible for this Award.

See the full description of each field of study at this link.

Number of Awards:

For its fourth year (2011-2012), approximately 40 awards will be competed worldwide for candidates who demonstrate unique aptitude and innovation in scientific fields.

Target group:

Citizens of selected countries in Africa, East Asia and Pacific, Europe and Eurasia, Middle East and North Africa, The Americas, and South and Central Asia. See this page for the complete list of eligible countries.

Scholarship value/inclusions:

Selected grantees will be funded for up to three years and will receive the following:

  • testing vouchers for TOEFL,GRE General and GRE Subject exams,
    •  tuition and fee coverage,
    •  a monthly stipend,
    •  book and equipment allowance,
    •  research allowance,
    •  professional conference allowance,
    •  travel support,
    •  health and accident coverage, and
    •  specially tailored enrichment activities.

After three years, the host U.S. university will be expected to cover the remaining expenses toward completion of the Ph.D. J-1 visa sponsorship will be provided for up to five years.

Eligibility:

To be eligible you must:

  • be a citizen of a country where there is an active Fulbright Foreign Student Program;
  • apply through the Fulbright Commission or U.S. Embassy in your country of citizenship; and
  • have completed study equivalent to a U.S. Bachelor’s degree on or before August 2017. It is highly recommended that your prior degree study be in the same field of study, or a related field of study, for which you wish to pursue Ph.D. study.

You are ineligible if you:

  • are currently studying in the U.S;
  • have received a previous Fulbright award; or
  • do not wish to pursue Ph.D. study in an eligible field.

Application instructions:

Applicants must apply through the Fulbright Commission or U.S. Embassy in their country of citizenship.  Applications for the 2017-2018 competition will be accepted starting 1 February 2017. Application deadlines will vary from country to country. Check with the Fulbright Commission or U.S. Embassy in your home country for the last possible date to apply here.

Finalists will be identified by mid-October 2017 and will begin their doctoral programs in the U.S. in the 2017-2018 academic year, which at most U.S. universities begins in August or September.

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

Contact information:

All scholarship/financial inquiries should not be made here, but to your local embassy or Fulbright Commission. For country-specific contact details, please click here.

Website:

Official Scholarship Website: http://foreign.fulbrightonline.org/scienceandtech.html

 

3. Emerging Economy Fellowships at Wharton Business School

 

Wharton Business School
MBA Degree

Deadline: admissions deadline
Study in:  USA
Course starts 2018

Brief description:

Emerging Economy Fellowships are offered to support students from emerging economies throughout the world.

Host Institution(s):

Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylavania

Field of study:

Masters in Business Administration (MBA)

Number of Awards:

Not specified

Target group:

Nationals of developing/emerging countries

Scholarship value/inclusions:

The fellowship includes funding for both years of the Wharton MBA.

Eligibility:

First year students from developing countries admitted to Wharton’s MBA Program.  Criteria for selection of awards may include academic achievement, compelling leadership, exceptional professional development, and unique personal qualities.

Application instructions:

All admitted students are considered for Wharton Fellowship support.  There is no formal fellowship application, and notification of fellowship support is included with the admission decision.

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: http://www.wharton.upenn.edu/mba/admissions/wharton-fellowship-program.cfm

 

 

3. United World Colleges (UWC) International Youth Scholarships

 

United World Colleges (UWC)
Int’l Bachelors Degree

Deadline: varies,around Feb-April
Study in: selected Countries
Course starts August 2011

 

Brief description:

UWC is the only global educational NGO that brings students together from all over the world, selected from within their own countries, on merit and regardless of race, religion, politics, and the ability to pay. These students come together at one of thirteen UWC schools and colleges  that aim to foster international understanding and peace.

The UWC scholarship programme ensures diversity through selection on potential and merit.  Many students attend UWC with full or partial scholarships and UWC national committees allocate scholarships as part of the selection process.

Host Institution(s):

  • •  Africa:
  • •  Asia:
  • •  Europe:
  • •  North America:
  • •  Central/South America:

 

Curriculum:

UWC schools and colleges currently follow one of three models:

Number of Awards:

Not specified.

 

Target group:

UWC is open to international students who looking for either a pre-university education or a tertiary agricultural course in a multi-cultural, values based environment.

 

 

Scholarship value/inclusions:

 

It is UWC’s goal that it will meet 100% of student need and they are actively fundraising to achieve this aim.  Many students have attended UWC with full or partial scholarships.

 

Eligibility:

Colleges teaching a two-year pre-university diploma

Students interested in the pre-university diploma will normally be aged between 15 and 17 years old at the application stage and have already completed 10 or 11 years of formal education. Students are normally 16 or 17 when they start at a UWC college. Academic requirements vary from country to country.

The teaching language of these colleges is English, with the exception of UWC Costa Rica which is bilingual – Spanish and English.  Previous knowledge of the teaching language is not usually necessary. The colleges will offer support if you do not have previous language knowledge.

Younger students

  • UWC South East Asia – (Ages 4-18). For details on how to apply and entry requirements (this will open a new window  on the UWC South East Asia website)
    •  Waterford Kamhlaba UWC – (Ages 11-18) for details on how to apply and entry requirements (this will open a new window on the Waterford UWC website)
    •  UWC Maastricht – (Ages 2-18). For details on how to apply and entry requirements email info@uwcmaastricht.com

The teaching language at these three schools is English.

Agricultural training

Simón Bolívar UWC is a tertiary agricultural college and to be eligible to apply students are normally between the ages of 17-18 and are already high school graduates. The teaching language at Simón Bolívar UWC is Spanish.

 

 

Application instructions:

 

The application process and deadlines are set by national committees and vary from country to country, so please contact the national committee in your country for more information on how the selection process works in your country.  Each UWC national committee tailors the application process and deadlines to the local education system and culture to ensure it is relevant and appropriate.

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

 

Contact information:

If you have further questions, please contact your national committee.  Find your national committee by selecting your country from the list.

 

Website:

 

Official Scholarship Website: http://www.uwc.org/how_to_apply/scholarships.aspx