PhD Positions-ESR Fellowships at University of Zürich in Switzerland, 2019

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The EVOCATION MSCA Innovative Training Network project and the Visualization and MultiMedia Lab (VMML) research group in the Department of Informatics at UZH PhD Positions – Early-Stage Researcher (ESR) Fellowships for highly motivated candidates. Positions are available for international students.

EVOCATION is a leading European-wide doctoral Collegium for research in Advanced Visual and Geometric Computing for 3D Capture, Display, and Fabrication. The Collegium will train the next generation of creative, entrepreneurial and innovative experts who will be equipped with the necessary skills and competencies to face current and future major challenges in scalable and high-fidelity shape and appearance acquisition, extraction of structure and semantic information, processing, visualization, 3D display and 3D fabrication in professional and consumer applications.

Scholarship Description

  • Applications Deadline: January 31, 2019
  • Course Level: Positions are available to study PhD programme.
  • Study Subject: Positions are awarded in Advanced Visual and Geometric Computing for 3D Capture, Display, and Fabrication (EVOCATION), a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network.
  • Scholarship Award: The University offers 36-months PhD training programs coordinated among the eight academic and industrial partners of the EVOCATION project.
  • Nationality: Positions are available for International students.
  • Number of Scholarships: Numbers not given
  • Scholarship can be taken in Switzerland

Eligibility for the Scholarship

Eligible Countries: Positions are available for International students.Advertisements

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet the following criteria:

We are looking for highly motivated candidates for becoming the next generation of early-stage scientific and industrial researchers (ESRs) who in the future will lead research and development of novel visual and geometric computing methodologies in a wide range of industries and application domains.

The positions generally require prior knowledge in computer graphics, computer vision, or visual computing. Hence, the background needs to be an MSc in Computer Science or a closely related field. Skills in programming (e.g. C/C++, Python, Matlab, OpenGL, OpenCV) are required.

Sprachkenntnisse / Language requirements

German is not required, English is mandatory.

Computerkenntnisse / Computer skills

C/C++, Python, Matlab, OpenGL, OpenCV

Spezielle Anforderungen / Special requirements

Eligibility Criteria

Each applicant must fulfil the following criteria at the time of recruitment:
1. The applicant must fulfil the requirements defined for Early Stage Researchers (ESRs)
2. ESRs are researchers who, at the time of recruitment are in the first 4 years (full-time equivalent) of his/her research career; and
3. Have not yet been awarded the doctorate degree.

You need to be flexible to travel throughout Europe in order to exchange expertise between the partners of EVOCATION consortia and should be proficient in English.

Mobility requirements

Applicants should not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, study, etc) in the host country for more than 12 months during the last 3 years. This information will determine whether you fulfil the EU mobility rule for the position.

Application Procedure

How to Apply: Please apply online at the following Internet address:

Online Application

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12 University of Edinburgh and University of Glasgow Joint PhD Studentships in UK, 2019/20

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The Universities of Edinburgh and Glasgow are inviting applications for joint four-year PhD studentships, for entry in academic year 2019/20. This scholarship is open to home, EU and international students.

The Universities of Edinburgh and Glasgow are research-intensive institutions with a combined population of over 5,000 postgraduate research students. Theirresearchers investigate a range of fundamental and applied disciplines, from improving the health of human and animals in the UK and globally to understanding the causes of inequalities, deprivation, and marginalisation.

The University of Edinburgh is the sixth oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland’s ancient universities. The University’s mission is the creation, dissemination, and curation of knowledge.Advertisements

Applicants must be liable for the overseas rate of tuition fee. Students of every nationality are required to prove their English language competence.

Scholarship Description

  • Applications Deadline: January 21, 2019
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue PhD programme.
  • Study Subject: Students are invited to apply for projects in three areas: One Health, Criminology, and Future Cities.
  • Scholarship Award: The University has 12 scholarships available covering a stipend, tuition fees at Home/EU rates and travel funds.
  1. 4 years stipend at UKRI rates (estimated to be in the region of £15,000 for 2019/20)
  2. Annual research support budget of £2,000
  3. Travel support costs of £1,000
  4. Tuition fee waiver at Home/EU rates
  • Nationality: Open to home, EU and international students.
  • Number of Scholarships: 12 scholarships are available.
  • Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility for the Scholarship

Eligible Countries: This scholarship is open to home, EU and international students.

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet the following criteria:

Applications are invited from outstanding students from any location. International students should note that the difference between Home/EU fees and international fees will be covered by the student.

English Language Requirements: All students of every nationality are required to prove their English language competence. Even native speakers of English must demonstrate that they meet our minimum language requirements to gain entry to the university. University accepts all of the English language qualifications for entry to the university, including IELTS qualifications from any IELTS test centre. Applicants who require an IELTS test as part of an application for degree-level studies may take this test at any IELTS centre.

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Application Procedure

How to Apply: 

  • Prospective students should review the list of potential project proposals. Queries regarding eligibility can be directed to the theme leads of either university.
  • Applicants should register their details online. Please note that this is not an application to study at the respective universities.
  • Unless otherwise stated, applicants may submit applications, via email to pgr-at-glasgow.ac.uk, up until the application deadline of 5.00pm, Monday21 January 2019.

Required documentation should be submitted as a combined PDF document using the file name ‘<Theme>, <applicant first name surname>’ (for example: ‘One Health, Phillipa Dean’).

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PhD Scholarships for International Students at University of Nantes in France, 2019

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The University of Nantes is offering Eiffel Excellence Scholarship to pursue PhD degree program in the field of Economics, Law and Political Science. The scholarship is available for international students.

For a PhD program, the Eiffel Scholarship is granted for a maximum period of 12 months, that can be split over 3 calendar years.

Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.Advertisements

The purpose of this scholarship is to support international students to study PhD degree program.
Université de Nantes offers the students to practice more than 50 different sports, whether it is for competitive or recreational purposes.

Scholarship Description:

• Application Deadline: December 7, 2018
• Course Level: Scholarship is available to pursue a PhD degree program.
• Study Subject: Scholarship is available to study in the field of Economics, Law and Political Science.
• Scholarship Award: This is a fully funded scholarship.
• Number of Scholarships: Not known
• Nationality: Scholarship is available for international students.
• Scholarship can be taken in France.

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

• Eligible Countries: Scholarship is available for international students.
• Entrance Requirement: Applicant must meet the following criteria|:
1. Foreign students only.
2. No older than 35 years old during the 2019 call for applications; born after March 1983.
3. Not having another scholarship from the French government.
4. First time Eiffel PhD scholarship applicants only (previous PhD applicants are not eligible, but students who have already been awarded an Eiffel scholarship for a Master’s degree program are eligible to apply for the PhD scholarship).
5. Joint supervision or dual enrolment in partnership with a foreign higher education establishment.
6. Sufficient language skills.
7. Eligible PhD program (see the list of eligible fields of study).

English Language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

Application Procedure:

How to Apply: If you satisfy the eligibility requirements above and you wish to apply for the Eiffel scholarship for your PhD program under joint supervision or dual enrolment at University de Nantes, please contact the International Relations Office for more information.

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Chongqing Municipal Government Mayor Scholarship for Non-Chinese Citizens at CQUPT in China, 2019

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The new Chongqing Municipal Government Mayor Scholarship is now available on offer at CQUPT for Undergraduate and Graduate Students. Applicants must be a citizen of a country other than the People’s Republic of China

In order to encourage more outstanding international students to pursue a higher education in Chongqing, Chongqing Municipal Government launches the Chongqing Municipal Government Mayor Scholarship.

Chongqing University of Post and Telecommunications (CQUPT), founded in 1950, is one of the few universities that has been blue-printed and given priority to develop by the State. It has also grown into a prominent university and is acknowledged by its excellence in the field of information industry both within and outside China.Advertisements

Scholarship Description

  • Applications Deadline: April 15, 2019
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue Doctoral, Master and Undergraduate programme. This scholarship only supports undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to study any of the courses offered by the university.
  • Scholarship Award: This scholarship only supports graduate students for no more than 3 academic years or undergraduate students for no more than 4 academic years. This scholarship only covers major study does not include the Chinese Language/preparatory study.
  1. Doctoral students: 35,000RMB/year
  2. Master students: 30,000RMB/year
  3. Bachelor Students: 30,000RMB/year
  • Nationality: Applicants must be a citizen of a country other than the People’s Republic of China.
  • Number of Scholarships: Numbers not given
  • Scholarship can be taken in China

Eligibility for the Scholarship

Eligible Countries: Applicants must be a citizen of a country other than the People’s Republic of China.

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet the following criteria:

1?Applicants must be a citizen of a country other than the People’s Republic of China, and be in good health

2?The requirements for applicants’ degree and age are that applicants must:

  1. Be a high school graduates under the age of 25 when apply for the undergraduate programs;
  2. Be a bachelor’s degree holder under the age of 35 when applying for the master programs;
  3. Be a master’s degree holder under the age of 40 when applying for the doctoral programs.

3) .  Applicants should not be holding any other scholarship provided by Chinese government.

Application Procedure

How to Apply: Complete the Application Form for Chongqing Municipal Government Scholarship (Attachment 1) and print a hard copy. And then post all documents to International office of CQUPT before April 15th, 2019.

1). 2 Passport size Photos

2). Application Form for Chongqing Municipal Government Scholarship?written in Chinese or English?;

3) Application Form for Study in CQUPT (application website: https://cqupt.17gz.org/member/login.do )

4). Notarized highest diploma;

Prospective diploma recipients must submit official document issued by your current school to prove your current student status or expected graduation date. Documents in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with notarized Chinese or English translations.

5). Academic transcripts (written in Chinese or English);

Transcripts in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with notarized Chinese or English translations.

6). A Study Plan or Research Proposal (written in Chinese or English) ;

This should be a minimum of 800 words.

7). Two Recommendation Letters (written in Chinese or English) ;

Applicants must submit two recommendation letters signed by a professor or an associate professor.

8).Copy of Passport Home Page

9). Foreigner Physical Examination Form (photocopy) (written in English, can be downloaded in the attachment 2) ;

The physical examinations must cover all of the items listed in the Foreigner Physical Examination Form. Incomplete forms or forms without the signature of the attending physician, or the official stamp of the hospital, or a sealed photograph of the applicant are considered as invalid. Please carefully plan your physical examination schedule as the result is valid for only 6 months.

10). Papers or Articles Published or to be Published and the copy of valid HSK Certificate ?if available?.

Please use DIN A4. All documents should be bound together on top left corner in the order. ?You should submit TWO sets of bound documents). No application documents will be returned.

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Fully Funded Shaanxi Normal University International Student Scholarship Program in China, 2019-20

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Applications are invited for Shaanxi Normal University International Student Scholarship Program for 2019 – 2020 academic year. Scholarships are available for non-Chinese citizens.

Founded in 1944, Shaanxi Normal University is a top-tier comprehensive teachers’ university directly administered by the Ministry of Education and under the key construction of the state’s “211” Project. Presently, it has 21 schools and departments, 2 basic courses teaching departments, 65 undergraduate majors, 159 master’s degree specializations, 69 doctoral specializations and 18 post-doctoral mobile research stations. The university has competitive advantages in areas of Chinese Language and Literature, History and Cultural Studies, Business Administration, International Trade, Education and Psychology, Bio-engineering.

Scholarship Description

  • Applications Deadline: April 10, 2019
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue Postgraduate programme. This scholarship only supports Master students or PhD students.
  • Study Subject: There are three PhD English taught Programs——Computer Software and Technology, Curriculum and Teaching Theory and Chemistry, other programs are all Chinese-taught programs.
  • Scholarship Award: Categories and Criteria

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  • Nationality: Scholarships are available for non-Chinese citizens.
  • Number of Scholarships: 10 scholarships are available in each category.
  • Scholarship can be taken in China

Eligibility for the Scholarship

Eligible Countries: Scholarships are available for non-Chinese citizens.

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  1. Applicants must be a non-Chinese citizen and be in good health;
  2. Be a bachelor’s degree holder under the age of 40 when applying for master’s programs;
  3. Be a master’s degree holder under the age of 45 when applying for doctoral programs.

English Language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

Application Procedure

How to Apply: 

  1. Complete the online application procedure at Shaanxi Normal University Online Application System, https://snnu.17gz.org/. Submit the completed application form for Shaanxi Normal University International Student Scholarship online and print a hard copy;
  2. Submit all your application documents by post to International Students Office before the deadline April 10, 2019.
  3. Conduct preliminary examination of materials, interviews and comprehensive assessment;
  4. After the final auditing by the China Scholarship Council, the admission name list will be announced online during July-August 2019.

Application Documents (in duplicate)

a) Application Form for Shaanxi Normal University International Student Scholarship?written in Chinese or English?;

Ensure you have both submitted it online and printed the hard copy.

b) Notarized highest diploma (photocopy);

Prospective diploma winners must submit official document issued by your current school to prove your current student status or expected graduation date.

Documents in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with notarized Chinese or English translations.

c) Academic transcripts (written in Chinese or English);

Transcripts in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with notarized Chinese or English translations.

d) Research results. Published thesis, award certificates, etc. to prove their academic achievements and research capabilities;

e) A Study Plan or Research Proposal (written in Chinese or English, a minimum of 800 words for master applicants and 1500 words for PhD applicants);

f) Two Recommendation Letters (written in Chinese or English);

Applicants must submit two recommendation letters signed by professor or associate professor.

g) Valid HSK certificate;

h) Photocopy of Passport Photo Page;

i) Notarized No Criminal Activity Certificate (in English or Chinese);

j) Foreigner Physical Examination Form (photocopy);

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Full and Partial USTB Chancellor Scholarship for Non-Chinese Students in China, 2019

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The new USTB Chancellor Scholarship 2019 is now available on offer for Non-Chinese students. Full and Partial scholarships are available for students.

The University of Science and Technology Beijing (USTB) was founded in 1952 following the amalgamation of the best departments in related fields of five eminent universities as a result of a nationwide reorganization of the higher education system. Over half a century of remarkable growth, it has developed into one of the most influential key national universities sponsored by the Chinese Ministry of Education. USTB is renowned for its study of metallurgy and materials science. Its main focus is on engineering; at the same time it maintains a balanced programme of science, management, humanities, economics and law. It was one of the first universities to be entitled to establish state-approved graduate schools and was chosen to be part of China’s “211 Project”, which is designed to develop a hundred first rate universities in the 21st century. In 2006 it was also selected as one of a select group of pilot universities for the “Platform for National Advanced Disciplines Innovation” program.

Scholarship Description

  • Applications Deadline: April 30, 2019
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available to study Bachelor, Master and Doctoral degree program.
  • Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to study any of the courses offered by the university.
  • Scholarship Award: Full Scholarship: Tuition fee, Accommodation on campus, Living allowance (Bachelor 2500CNY/month, Master 3000CNY/month, Doctorate 3500CNY/month), Comprehensive medical insurance.
    Partial Scholarship
  • Nationality: Scholarships are available for Non-Chinese students.
  • Number of Scholarships: Numbers not given
  • Scholarship can be taken in China

Eligibility for the Scholarship

Eligible Countries: Scholarships are available for Non-Chinese students.Advertisements

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet the following criteria:

1, Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens in good health.
2, Applicants for bachelor degree, must have a high school graduation certificate and be between the age of 18 and 30.
3, Applicants for the master degree must have a bachelor degree and be under the age of 40.
4, Applicants for a doctoral degree must have a master degree and be under the age of 45.

Application Procedure

How to Apply: 

Two copies of application materials are required, one Original of Notarized and one Duplicate.

1, Apply online and pay the application fee (600CNY), then print; (onlineapply.ustb.edu.cn)
2, Application Form of USTB Chancellor Scholarship
3, Certificates (degrees of bachelor and master, the graduation of high school), must be Original of Notarized in Chinese or English;
Remark: Students expecting to graduate should provide an official letter stating expected graduation date, then submit the degree certificate later if admitted;
4, Official Transcripts (Bachelor and Master) up to the present, including courses taken and standard achieved, must be Original of Notarized in Chinese or English;
5, A Personal Statement, above 800 words for masters, and above 1500 words for doctorates, must be in Chinese or English;
6, Two Recommendation Letters from your referees, including their contacts, must be Original in Chinese or English;
The referees should be professors or associate professors. At least one of them should have knowledge of your recent academic work;
7, A copy of your Language Test Result:

  1. a) Chinese-taught program: HSK level 4 (bachelor), 5 (master) or 6 (doctorate);
  2. b) English-taught program: IELTS 5.5 or TOFEL 70 (bachelor), IELTS 6 or TOFEL 80 (master and doctorate);
    8, One Photocopy of Passport;
    9, Health Certificate;
    10, Acceptance Letter from the supervisor; (Optional) (isc.ustb.edu.cn/cn/resource.jsp?id=149&page=1)
    11, Table of contents and abstracts of your academic publications and any other original achievement in your field. (Optional)

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Free Online Course on Olympic Games and the Media

The Autonomous University of Barcelona is offering free online course on Olympic Games and the Media. This course gives you a complete knowledge of the communication and management techniques that are put into practice in the creation of the most important sporting event in the world.

Students will learn the keys to the production and television production of the Games, their programming and the management strategy of the audiovisual rights of the Olympic Games. The course will start on June 11, 2018.

Course At Glance

Length: 5 weeks of study
Effort: 2-3 hours/week (5 semanas de estudio, 2-3 horas/semana)
Subject: Olympic Games and the Media
Institution: Autonomous University of Barcelona and Coursera
Languages: English
Price: Free
Certificate Available: Yes
Session: Course starts on June 11, 2018Advertisements

Providers’ Details

The Autonomous University of Barcelona also known as UAB is a public university mostly located in Cerdanyola del Vallès, near the city of Barcelona in Catalonia, Spain.

About This Course

This course gives you a complete knowledge of the communication and management techniques that are put into practice in the creation of the most important sporting event in the world.

Learning Outcomes

You will learn the keys to the production and television production of the Games, their programming and the management strategy of the audiovisual rights of the Olympic Games. At the same time, you will gain valuable insights into the foundations of communication in social networks and Olympic culture, which is closely connected with classical culture and humanism. The Olympic Games are a precise reflector of modern advanced societies considered as a whole. Many of the strategies and trends we address in this course can be applied to fields other than the world of sport.

Requirements

No background knowledge or skills are required, though University recommend an interest in media and the Olympics as a contemporary phenomenon.

Instructors

Emilio Fernández Peña, Professor Titular
Department of Audiovisual Communication

How To Join This Course

  • Go to the course website
  • Create a Coursera account to SignUp
  • Choose “Register Now” to get started.

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Full Tuition Islamic Development Bank Scholarship (IsDB) Programme in Saudi Arabia, 2019-2020

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The 2019-2020 Call for IsDB Scholarship Applications is now opened! This scholarship is available for Citizens of any of the IsDB member countries and Muslim communities in non-member countries.

The Programmes are designed to attract talented male and female students and build the right competence required to empower communities with a special focus on “Sustainability Science” in line with the approved fields to support the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The Programme was introduced in 1992. It aims at developing technically qualified human resources in the IsDB member countries and Muslim Communities in non-member countries by providing scholarships to promising and outstanding scholars and researchers to undertake advanced studies and research in development related fields with a special focus on “Sustainability Science”.Advertisements

The Islamic Development Bank is a multilateral development bank (MDB), working to improve the lives of those we serve by promoting social and economic development in Muslim countries and communities worldwide, delivering impact at scale. We provide the infrastructure to enable people to lead better lives and achieve their full potential.

Scholarship Description

  • Applications Deadline: February 28, 2019
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue undergraduate or first-degree study
  • Study Subject: Under the programme, eligible students may apply only for studies in the following development related fields in line with the IsDB President’s new strategy to empower communities with a special focus on “Sustainability Science” to achieve the SDGs.
  • Scholarship Award: The programme covers full tuition to be paid directly to the university, monthly living and books clothing allowances commensurate with the cost of living in the country of study, health insurance, etc. For the students who are selected to study outside of their own countries, the IsDB also provides them with economic class tickets to and from the countries of study (once at the beginning and at the end of study).

To help students prepare themselves for their future leading role in the development of their communities and countries, the IsDB also provides them with extra-curricular activities under a special programme called “Mentorship Programme” to ensure their academic progress and social and psychological integration in the university as well as the local community environment.

  • Nationality: This scholarship is available for Citizens of any of the IsDB member countries and Muslim communities in non-member countries.
  • Number of Scholarships: Numbers not given
  • Scholarship can be taken in Saudi Arabia

Eligibility for the Scholarship

Eligible Countries: This scholarship is available for Citizens of any of the IsDB member countries and Muslim communities in non-member countries.

Entrance Requirements: IsDB Undergraduate Programme

The eligible candidates should:

  • Citizens of any of the IsDB member countries and Muslim communities in non-member countries
  • Completed senior secondary education (or the equivalent of approximately 12 years of education) with good grades in major subjects
  • Not in receipt of any other scholarship at the time of application and during studies.
  • Be medically fit and be willing to undergo medical tests after selection.

IsDB Master Programme:

The eligible candidates should:

  • Be a citizen of any of an IsDB member countries or Muslim communities in non-member countries.
  • Be a graduate with a grade above “Good” in his/her academic career.
  • His/her proposed field of study is within the fields approved by the programme
  • Be nominated by an academic research institution in the home country.
  • Be nominated by three referees
  • Not in receipt of another scholarship.
  • Be medically fit and be willing to undergo medical tests after selection

IsDB PhD and Post-doctoral research Programme

The eligible candidates should:

  • Have minimum M.Sc (for Ph.D study) and Ph.D (for Post-Doctoral research) in the field of sustainable science listed under the Programme;
  • Have above average (“Very Good”) academic standing;
  • Have work and/or research experience of not less than two (2) years (for Post-Doctoral research) in the related field.
  • Have a record of publications/research in the same field.
  • Have a proposed field of study and/or research in one of the fields listed under the approved fields of study with its scientific and development relevance to the country being clearly demonstrated in a research proposal.
  • Not in receipt of another scholarship.
  • Be medically fit and be willing to undergo medical tests after selection

Joint Programme with the The World Academy of Science (TWAS) in Trieste, Italy for Sustainability Science, technology and innovation (STI):

Post-Doctoral Fellowships: The Fellowships will support scientists for research visits of 3 months in selected Centers of Excellence. Fellowships will be awarded to scientists who will have a role in empowering their society.

Application Procedure

How to Apply: The mode of application is online.

Online Application

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ECNU Full and Partial Confucius Institute Scholarship for Non-Chinese Students in China, 2019

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The Confucius Institute Headquarters (Hanban) is happy to announce “Confucius Institute Scholarship” (CIS) at East China Normal University (ECNU) for the year 2019. Scholarships are available for Non-Chinese citizens.

For the purpose of cultivating qualified Chinese language teachers and facilitating the promotion of Chinese language and culture, the Confucius Institute Headquarters (Hanban) launches “Confucius Institute Scholarship” (CIS) to support outstanding students, scholars and currently employed Chinese language teachers recommended by Confucius Institutes, independently operated Confucius Classrooms as well as some HSK test centers (hereinafter to be collectively referred to as “recommending institutions”) to study in Chinese universities and colleges (hereinafter referred to as “host institutions”).

Founded in Shanghai in October 1951, East China Normal University (ECNU) is one of the most prestigious universities in China and is sponsored by the national programs “Project 211” and “Project 985”. With two campuses located in Minhang and Putuo District, and with a total area of over 207 hectares, ECNU has long been reputed as a Garden University for its beautiful campus scenes.Advertisements

Scholarship Description

  • Applications Deadline: a) April 20th (for those commencing in July), b) May 20th (for those commencing in September), c) September 20th (for those commencing in December) and d) November 20th (for those commencing in March 2020).
  • Course Level and Study Subject:
  1. Scholarship for PhD’s Degree in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages (PhDTCSOL)

Commences September 2019 and provides scholarship for maximum four academic years. Applicants shall be Master degree in Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language, Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages, Language Study, and other related educational majors, and have a minimum score of 200 in HSK Test (Level 6) as well as 60 in HSKK test (Intermediate Level). Applicants should have worked as Chinese teachers or other related jobs for more than 2 years.

2. Scholarship for Master’s Degree in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages (MTCSOL)

Commences September 2019 and provides scholarship for maximum two academic years.  Applicants shall be Bachelor degree holders, and have a minimum score of 210 in HSK Test (Level 5) as well as 60 in HSKK test (Intermediate Level). Applicants who are able to provide notarized document of the employment agreement or related proofs upon completing study in China are preferred.

3. Scholarship for Bachelor’s Degree in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages (BTCSOL)

Commences September 2019 and provides scholarship for maximum four academic years. Applicants must have graduated with a high school diploma, and have a minimum score of 210 in HSK Test (Level 4) as well as 60 in HSKK test (Intermediate Level).

4. Scholarship for One-Academic-Year Study

Commences September 2019, and provides scholarship for maximum 11 months. International students currently studying in China are not eligible.

5. TCSOL

Applicants shall have a minimum score of 270 in HSK test (Level 3), while HSKK test score required.

6. Chinese Language and Literature, Chinese History, and Chinese Philosophy

Applicants shall have a minimum score of 180 in HSK test (Level 4) and 60 in HSKK test (intermediate level).

 iii. Chinese Language Study

Applicants shall have a minimum score of 210 in HSK test (Level 3 ).

7. Scholarship for One-Semester Study

Commences either in September 2019 or March 2020, and provides scholarship of maximum 5 months. Applicants with holding visas X1 or X2 are not eligible.

8. TCSOL, Chinese Language and Literature, Chinese History and Chinese Philosophy

Applicants shall have a minimum score of 180 in HSK test (Level 3), while HSKK test score required.

9. Scholarship for Four-Week Study

Commences either on July or December of 2019, and provides a four-week scholarship. Applicants withholding visas X1 or X2 are not eligible.

10. Chinese Language plus Home-stay Experience in a Chinese Family

HSK test score are required. Organized and applied by a Confucius Institute with 10-15 participants per group. Prior to the trip, a detailed study plan shall be made after consultation with host institutions and submit to Hanban for approval.

11. Special Four-week Program for Confucius Institutes

HSK test score are required. Organized and applied by a Confucius Institute with 10-15 participants per group.

  • Scholarship Award: The Confucius Institute Scholarship provides full scholarship and partial scholarship. Full Scholarship consists of tuition fee, accommodation fee, living allowance and comprehensive medical insurance expenses; Partial scholarship covers tuition fee, accommodation fee, and comprehensive medical insurance expenses.
    The monthly allowance for undergraduates, one-academic-year study students and one-semester students is 2,500 CNY per person. For MTCSOL student, the monthly allowance is 3,000 CNY per person. For PhDTCSOL student, the monthly allowance is 3,500 CNY per person.
    University provides on-campus dormitory with double beds for scholarship students. Students hoping to live off-campus should apply to the university and receive the off-campus permission from the university. Then the accommodation allowance for PhD student is RMB1,000 per month per person and other scholarship students is RMB700 per month per person.
    The degree scholarship program applicants are subject to annual academic performance review. Only those who achieve outstanding records in academic and Chinese language proficiency are entitled to receive the scholarship for the following year.
  • Nationality: Scholarships are available for Non-Chinese citizens.
  • Number of Scholarships: Numbers not given
  • Scholarship can be taken in China

Eligibility for the Scholarship

Eligible Countries: Scholarships are available for Non-Chinese citizens.

Entrance Requirements: All applicants shall be

a) Non-Chinese citizens

b) In good Physical and mental condition, well performed both academically and behaviorally

c) Aspired to take future careers on the teaching or international promotion of Chinese language

d) Between the ages of 16-35 on September 1st, 2019. Applicants currently worked as Chinese language teachers shall not exceed the age limit of 45, while undergraduate students shall not exceed the age limit of 25.

Application Procedure

How to Apply: 1. For application, please log on to the ECNU online application system and Confucius Institute Scholarships website (http://cis.chinese.cn) to register, complete the Application Form online, and upload the scanned copies of relevant supporting documents.

  1. Contact Recommending Institutions:
  2. Confucius Institutes and Confucius classrooms which have been in operation for more than six months.
  3. Testing centers for Chinese Proficiency Test (HSK which have the right to recommend Confucius Institute Scholarship candidates.

III. Oversea organizers of Chinese Bridge Competition: education and cultural offices (groups) of China’s oversea embassies (consulates), Confucius Institute and relevant educational institutions. For further information, please consult chinesebridge-at-hanban.org.

  1. Host institutions will review the eligibility of applicants (An interview is required for ECNU degree program applicants), and Hanban will conduct an overall assessment of all applications and admit applicants on the basis of competitive selection.
  2. After confirming with the successful applicants, host institutions will post the Admission documents. The copy of the scholarship certificate can be print out from the CIS website.

Scholarship Link

Full VUB B-PHOT Excellence Master Scholarships for International Students in Belgium, 2019

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The new VUB B-PHOT Excellence Scholarships is now available on offer for all new international students. Scholarships are available to study European Master of Science.

Vrije Universiteit Brussel is an internationally oriented university in Brussels, the heart of Europe. Through tailor-made high quality research and education, VUB wants to contribute in an active and committed way to a better society for tomorrow.

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Scholarship Description

  • Applications Deadline: The University accepts and review applications on a rolling basis, and aim at sending the decision within three weeks from the receipt of the complete application.
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available to study European Master of Science in Photonics.
  • Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in the fields of Bridging physics, engineering and photonics.
  • Scholarship Award: For the academic year 2019-2020 the Vrije Universiteit Brussel will grant several full scholarships of 10 000,00 EUR per year to students of the European Master of Science in Photonics at VUB. This scholarship is foreseen to cover cost of living inherent to studying in Brussels.

All candidates who wish to enroll at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel will have the opportunity to show proof of their technical knowledge during the application interview preceding the final admission. Every application for scholarships will be screened on the basis of excellence and motivation, after acceptance to our programme.

VUB B-PHOT Excellence Scholarships
B-PHOT, Brussels Photonics Research group at VUB, offers also scholarships to knowledgeable students on a competitive basis. All students who register for the MSc. in Photonics at VUB are eligible to be awarded a B-PHOT Excellence Scholarship by the research group without separate application procedure. The candidates who receive the B-PHOT Excellence Scholarship must commit themselves to do a MSc. thesis at VUB. Students, who graduate with honours and show excellence in knowledge and applications, will be invited to apply for a PhD at VUB B-PHOT.

The B-PHOT Excellence Scholarship scheme is as follows:

  • Three Entry Scholarships of 1000 Euro, at the beginning of the first semester of the first year of the MSc. The recipients are the 3 best ranked students according to our selection criteria.
  • Three Continuation Scholarships of 1500 Euro, at the start of the second semester of the first year of the MSc. will be awarded to the top 3 students according to the academic performance after semester 1. Also students who didn’t receive the Entry Scholarship will be considered for the Continuation Scholarship.
  • One Excellence Scholarship will be awarded, worth 5000 Euro, at the start of the second year of the MSc.
  • Nationality: Scholarships are available for International students.
  • Number of Scholarships: Numbers not given
  • Scholarship can be taken in Belgium

Eligibility for the Scholarship

Eligible Countries: Scholarships are available for International students

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet the following criteria:

The programme is open to applicants with a bachelor or master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, (Applied) Physics, Materials Sciences or equivalent. Students in their last year of such programmes will also be considered. Applicants holding a bachelor or master degree in another field of engineering are welcome to join the programme through a personalized preparatory programme. This preparatory programme can be combined with a specific bachelor or master programme.

Belgian Bachelors in IR Architecture, Physics, Chemistry, Biochemistry and Biotechnology, industrial Science – Electronics/ICT, Engineering Science or KMS Polytechnical Department can apply for the preparatory programme of 30 ECTS. Here you can find the details of the preparatory programme in Dutch leading to the Master of Science in Fotonica or the European MSc. in Photonics.

Language requirements for international students:

  • A TOEFL-TEST, taken as recently as within the last two years, showing a score of at least 570 (paper-based) or 87 (internet-based)
  • An original “test report from” (TRF) from IELTS, issued as recently as within the last two years, with a minimum overall band score of 6.0
  • Cambridge-ESOL: First certificate in English (FCE)
  • Holders of a diploma of secondary or higher education by a recognised institution in the Flemish Community are exempted from submitting a proof of language proficiency.
  • You are also exempted from language test when you ave successfully completed a minimum of 1 year (60 credits), be it secondary or higher education, where the medium of instruction was English (an official certificate must be submitted).
  • Note: if the proof of English proficiency or APS certificate is not ready before the deadline, you can always submit it later instead of missing the deadline.

Application Procedure

How to Apply: We accept and review applications on a rolling basis, and aim at sending the decision within three weeks from the receipt of the complete application.

Applications can only be submitted through the online application form, we advise candidate students to apply as soon as possible, even if they have not yet obtained their degree.

All non EEA students and EEA students need to apply before 1 June. We recommend all candidate students to apply as early as possible; most certainly for non EEA students this is important with regards to VISA administration

Scholarship Link