several PhD Scholarships,from DTU Compute, Denmark

DTU Jobs and CareersA number of PhD scholarships are available at DTU Compute with a starting date in the fall 2013.

Scholarships will be given in the following two categories:

  1. A full scholarship from DTU Compute
  2. A DTU Compute innovation scholarship in cooperation with an external partner. (Documentation from external partner is needed; see 8. below).

The subject of the PhD project must be within one of the main research areas of the department:

Candidates should hold a M.Sc. degree in engineering or a similar degree with an academic level equivalent to a M.Sc. degree in engineering. Furthermore, good command of the English language is essential.

Approval and Enrolment
The scholarship for the PhD degree is subject to academic approval, and the candidate will be enrolled in the ITMAN Graduate School Programme of DTU Compute. Information about the general requirements for enrolment and the general planning of the scholarship studies is included in the general rules at DTU, which may be obtained here.

Salary and appointment terms
The salary and appointment terms are consistent with the current Danish rules for PhD students. The period of employment is 3 years.

Further information
Further information concerning the application is available at the DTU Compute PhD homepage, the DTU Compute Graduate School ITMAN homepage or by contacting the responsible ITMAN Graduate School coordinator: Ulla Jensen, phone: + 45 4525 3359.

As a requirement, the application must include a letter of confirmation signed by the relevant DTU supervisor, stating that the supervisor and the candidate have agreed upon the PhD project. Therefore, you must have established contact with a supervisor at DTU prior to submitting your application.

Applications must be submitted in English and we must have your online application by April 23rd 2013. Please indicate in which category you are applying (1 or 2) in the field “Please indicate which position(s) you would like to apply for”. To apply, please open the link in the red bar below: “apply online” (“ansøg online”).

Applications must be submitted electronically as one single PDF file containing all materials to be given consideration.

Applications must include the following documents:

  1. Acceptance in writing from a DTU supervisor
  2. This application form (see here for help)
  3. A personal application addressed to the Dean of Graduate Studies and International Affairs
  4. Short description of the proposed PhD project
  5. Documentation for MSc degree incl. list of courses
  6. Excel sheet with translation of grades to the Danish grading system (see here), for Danish degrees see here.
  7. CV incl. list of publications
  8. Commitment from company (only necessary in category 2) (see here)

All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, disability, race, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.

DTU Compute conducts research and provides teaching in the fields of mathematics, modeling and computer science. The expanding mass of information and the increasingly complex use of advanced technology in society demand development of advanced computer based mathematical models and calculations. The unique skills of the department are in high demand in IT innovation and production.

The Bellagio/PopTech International Fellowships Program in Italy, 2013

RockefellerFoundation logo July 2007The Rockefeller Foundation is offering the Bellagio/PopTech fellowships program  for a two-week immersion residency in Italy. Four-to-six fellows from the fields of data and data visualization, technology, design, art, social and natural sciences, resilience research, and other social domains will be chosen. Fellows will receive travel, lodging and facilitated support on-site as they work together to imagine new approaches to complex challenges. Nominations of candidates from and/or based in Africa, Asia, or Latin America are strongly encouraged.

Study Subject(s): The 2013 Bellagio/PopTech Fellows program will focus on just how the remarkable power of new technologies might play in bolstering psychological, social and systemic resilience.
Course Level: This fellowship is for a two-week immersion residency at the Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center in Italy.
Scholarship Provider: The Rockefeller Foundation
Scholarship can be taken at: Italy

Eligibility:-The PopTech/Bellagio Fellows program is seeking Fellows from the fields of data and data visualization, technology, design, art, social and natural sciences, resilience research, and other social domains.
-A diverse cohort of Fellows will be chosen for their technical and creative excellence and their demonstrated ability to work and think across disciplines.
-Candidates must have an easy working proficiency in English, as the Fellows program will be held in English.
-Nominations of candidates from diverse backgrounds are welcome, and nominations of candidates from and/or based in Africa, Asia, or Latin America are strongly encouraged. .
-Candidates may work in the for-profit, non-profit, academic, government or other sectors.

Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Nominations of candidates from diverse backgrounds are welcome, and nominations of candidates from and/or based in Africa, Asia, or Latin America are strongly encouraged.

Scholarship Description: The Bellagio/PopTech Fellows Program brings together a small, interdisciplinary group of four to six RockefellerFoundation logo July 2007hand-selected artists, scientists, designers, technologists and social innovators at The Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center in Italy for a two-week immersion residency. The program is a unique incubator for unconventional, cross-disciplinary collaboration around global topics, and also serves as a laboratory for the study of the nature of collaboration itself as a tool for creative problem-solving and solution development.

Number of awards offered: Four-to-six Fellows will be chosen for their technical and creative excellence, and their ability to work and think across disciplines.

Duration of award(s): A two-week immersion residency Fellowship Program.

What does it cover? Fellows will receive travel, lodging and facilitated support on-site as they work together to imagine new approaches to complex challenges

Selection Criteria: Fellows will be chosen for their technical and creative excellence, and their ability to work and think across disciplines.

Notification: Selections will be finalized in May 2013. Fellows will be informed of their status as soon as a decision has been made.

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online. Candidates must be nominated through the online nomination form.

Scholarship Application Deadline: Nominations for International Fellowship are now open through March 1, 2013.

2013-2014 Taiwan Scholarship for Indian Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students in Taiwan

Ministry of Education TaiwanThe Ministry of Education (MOE) is offering scholarship for Indian students to pursue undergraduate and postgraduate study in Taiwan. For 2013/2014 academic years, it offers total five scholarships covering tuition fees up to four years for undergraduate programs, two years for master programs and up to four years for doctorate programs. The MOE also offer a stipend of NTD 15,000 (undergraduate) and stipend of NTD 20,000 (postgraduate). Applicants can apply till March 31, 2013.

Study Subject(s): Courses offered by the university
Course Level: The MOE awards outstanding Indian students undertaking undergraduate and postgraduate studies in Taiwan.
Scholarship Provider: Ministry of Education Taiwan
Scholarship can be taken at: Taiwan

(i) Applicants must be an Indian national with a high-school diploma or post-secondary degree(s), with an excellent academic record, and be of good moral character.
(ii) Applicants are ineligible if they meet the following criteria:
1. Are R.O.C. nationals or overseas Chinese students
2. Are already registered or have obtained student status at any university/college in Taiwan. Graduating students pursuing further studies are exempt from this rule.
3. Have already studied in Taiwan for the same level of degree as the one in which they currently intend to enroll.
4. Are exchange or dual/joint degree students admitted in accordance with academic cooperation agreements between local universities/colleges and international universities/colleges.
5. Have been a recipient of the Taiwan Scholarship for over a total of five years.
6. Have had, in the past, their Taiwan Scholarship or Huayu Enrichment Scholarship from the MOE revoked.
7. Are recipients of any other scholarship or subsidy offered by the Taiwan government or education institutions in Taiwan. This excludes subsidies offered by universities/colleges to cover tuition and other fees exceeding the scholarship limit.
(iii) Applicants should apply directly for admission within the deadlines specified by each university/college listed in the “Association of Taiwan Scholarship Program Schools”. Applications for admission outside of the universities/colleges participating in the Taiwan Scholarship Program are automatically disqualified and will not be returned.

Scholarship Open for International Students: The students of India can apply for this scholarship.

Scholarship Description: Ministry of Education TaiwanIn an effort to encourage outstanding India students to undertake degree studies in Taiwan so as to familiarize themselves with the academic environment in Taiwan and promote communication, understanding and friendship between Taiwan and India, the Ministry of Education (MOE) establishes the Taiwan scholarship program.

Number of award(s): Total number of scholarship is five (5) for 2013-2014 academic years.

Duration of award(s):
-The maximum period of each scholarship is four years for undergraduate programs, two years for master programs, and four years for doctorate programs. The maximum length of the total awards for each recipient undertaking a combination of studies is five years.
-Annual award periods begin on September 1st and continue until August 31st of the following year. Recipients must arrive in Taiwan and enroll at their admitting universities/colleges withinprescribed period unless delays have been approved by the relevant institutions and the MOE. If recipients fail to arrive in Taiwan for registration during this period, their award will be revoked with no deferrals.
-Subsistence allowances begin from the month of the recipients’ registration at the universities/colleges and end when the award period expires or upon the recipients’ graduation, withdrawal, suspension, expulsion, or revocation of the scholarship.

What does it cover?
-Tuition and payment of academic fees, including credit fee. Upon validation of tuition and above fees, the MOE awards each recipient per semester up to NTD40,000. (Approximate US$1,400.00). If the total amount of these fees should exceed NTD40,000, the remainder of all costs shall be covered by either the recipient, or the recipient’s college, whereas over NTD40,000 are the sole responsibility of the recipient. Tuition and academic fees do not include any of the following: administration fees, thesis advising fees, insurance premiums, accommodation, Internet access, all of which are payable by the recipients.
-Subsistence allowance: The MOE offers each recipient undertaking undergraduate studies a monthly stipend of NTD15,000.(Approximate US$520.00); it offers each recipient undertaking postgraduate studies a monthly stipend of NTD20,000. (Approximate US$700.00).

Notification: Candidates and alternate candidates and their awarding universities/colleges are to be notified by May 31, 2013.

How to Apply: Application form should be done on typewriter or computer, and only send by certificate mail. E-mail application form or send in person will not be accepted. Applicants should send the following document within the period specified enclosed with their application to: Cultural Division, Taipei Economic and Cultural Center in New Delhi, N-88, Panchsheel Park, New Delhi-110017. Tel:11-41090545.  Failure to include any of these documents renders the application incomplete, and the applicant will not be further considered for the scholarship, without further notice:
(i) Taiwan Scholarship Application Form.
(ii)  A copy of the applicant’s passport or other nationality certificates.
(iii) A copy of the highest degree and academic transcripts. If issued by international educational institutions, these documents must be authenticated by an overseas Representative Office or be sealed and delivered by the awarding institutions. Documents in a language other than Chinese or English must be translated into Chinese or English and the translated documents must be authenticated.
(iv) A copy of admission application materials to universities/colleges in Taiwan (e.g., copies of application fee remittance, application form, receipt of application from universities/colleges, e-mails,).
(v) A copy of a language proficiency certificate:
1. A copy of results or certificate for the “Test of Chinese as a Foreign Language” (TOCFL) Level3 or above.
2. For applications to all-English programs, a copy of TOEFL test scores or other recognized English language proficiency exams or degrees awarded in English must be submitted.
(vi) Two letters of reference signed and sealed in envelopes (i.e. from the principals, professors, or supervisors). Photo copies and email submissions of letters of recommendation will not be considered.
(vii) Additional documents as specified by the individual representative offices.

Scholarship Application Deadline: Deadline for application is March 31, 2013.

K.U. Leuven Scholarships for International Students, Master Program

K.U. Leuven Faculty of Science
Masters (MS) Degree

Deadline: 31 Jan 2013 (annual)
Study in:  Belgium
Course starts September 2013

 Brief description:

The Faculty of Science of the K.U.Leuven and its Alumni Association Science@Leuven are proud to announce their new initiative: The Science@Leuven Scholarship. The scholarships are for motivated and talented international students, interested in participating in an international master programme of the Faculty of Science of the K.U.Leuven

Host Institution(s):

Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in Belgium

 Field of study:

 Any International Mater Programme under the Faculty of Science at K.U. Leuven:

•  Master of Astronomy and Astrophysics
•  Master of Biology
•  Master of Molecular and Cellular Biophysics
•  Master of Chemistry
•  Master of Geography
•  Master of Mathematics
•  Master of Physics
•  Master of Statistics
• Master of Geology

 Number of Awards:

Not specified.

 Target group:

International/non-EEA students

 Scholarship value/inclusions:

 The amount of the scholarship can be up to 8,000 Euro for 1 year. The Board of the Science@Leuven Fund will decide exactly how much a scholarship will be. The scholarship will always cover the tuition fee for 1 year, the insurance and a basic health insurance coverage. The amount awarded for living expenses can vary.

Most master programmes of the Faculty of Science are 2-year programmes. A scholarship for the second master year is only awarded to students having had outstanding results the first master year.


Applicants must meet and prove the following requirements:

•  the applicants have not studied or worked at the University of Leuven before,
•  the applicants have a bachelor degree from a foreign university that gives them access to the master programme they are applying for,
•  the applicants can prove having had excellent study results during their former training,
•  the applicants show strong motivation to follow a master programme at the Faculty of Science of the K.U.Leuven
•  the applicants are willing to act as an ambassador for the programme.

 Application instructions:

 Deadline for admission for the academic year 2012-2013 for Non-EEA students pursuing a Masters Programme in English is 31 January 2013.

The applicants should fill out the application form of the International Office to apply for admission to the K.U.Leuven.  The applicants note in the application form that they want to apply for the Science@Leuven Scholarship.

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

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University of Twente Scholarships for International Students, Master program

University of Twente
Masters (MS) Degree

Deadline: 15 Mar/15 Dec (annual)
Study in:  Netherlands
Next course starts Sept 2013

Brief description:

University Twente Scholarships (UTS) are scholarships for excellent students from non-EEA countries, applying for a graduate programme (MSc) at the University of Twente.

Host Institution(s):

Univesity of Twente, The Netherlands

Field of study:

Applied Mathematics
Applied Physics
Biomedical Engineering
Business Administration
Business Information Technology
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering and Management
Communication Studies
Computer Science
Construction Management and Engineering
Educational Science and Technology
Electrical Engineering
Embedded Systems
European Studies
Health Sciences
Human Media Interaction
Industrial Design Engineering
Industrial Engineering and Management
Environmental and Energy Management
Mechanical Engineering
Philosophy of Science, Technology and Society
Public Administration
Science Education and Communication
Sustainable Energy Technology
Systems and Control

Number of Scholarships:

There is a limited number of UTS scholarships available.

Target group:

Prospective students from Non-EU/EEA countries

Scholarship value/inclusions:

 The scholarship amount for students from non-EU/EEA countries is either € 10,000, € 12,500, €20,000, or € 22,500. The scholarship amount for students from EU/EEA countries is max. € 10,000.

 Eligibility/Application Requirements:

To qualify for a UTS, candidates must fulfill all of the following requirements:

·  Your programme starts in September

·  You have been (provisionally) admitted to one of the above mentioned UT graduate programmes before 15 March.

·  You have graduated with excellent academic results (overall CGPA) from your (under-)graduate programme.

·  You comply with the conditions for obtaining an entry visa in the Netherlands (if applicable).

·  You comply with the general English language test requirement Academic IELTS 6.5 (or TOEFL iBT of 90) and an additional 6.0 (TOEFL iBT 20) on the subscore of speaking skills.

·  You are not eligible for a Dutch study grant.

·  You have completed a pre-master at the University of Twente (if applicable).

·  If you are starting a ‘pre-master’ programme you may already apply for a UTS. However, you must complete your pre-master programme with a CGPA of 7,5 out of 10 to be eligible for a UTS and comply with above mentioned requirements.

Application instructions:

Please note: if you apply for a UTS scholarship without meeting all the requirements, your application will always be unsuccessful. The deadline for admissions is 15 March 2013 for study in September 2013.

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