AIC International Students Scholarships Programme in China, 2013/2014 IB Diploma Programme or Pre Diploma


Alcanta International CollegeAlcanta International College(AIC) is offering scholarships for international students to excel at AIC and beyond. Students who apply to any AIC programme as full-time international students are eligible to apply for these scholarships. All scholarships apply only to the tuition fee. Three types of scholarships are available namely academic scholarships, merit scholarships and financial scholarships which are valued up to 100% of the tuition fee, 50% of the tuition fee and 30,000 RMB respectively. Applications must be postmarked by April 17, 2013.

Study Subject(s): The scholarship is awarded to pursue courses available at Alcanta International College.
Course Level: This scholarship is available for pursuing IB Diploma Programme or Pre Diploma Programme at Alcanta International College.
Scholarship Provider: Alcanta International College (AIC)
Scholarship can be taken at: China

Eligibility: Students who apply to any AIC programme as full-time international students are eligible to apply for these scholarships. Recipients of the Academic Scholarship must maintain an IB total predicted score of minimum 30 points in order to continue receiving the scholarship.

Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: The international students can apply for the scholarship.

Scholarship Description: In support of the AIC Mission, Vision and Goals, and to create educational opportunities at AIC for international students of exceptional ability and potential, AIC is excited to announce its International Students Scholarship Programme for the 2013- 2014 academic year,valued at 1,000,000 RMB. The goal of the AIC International Students Scholarship Programme is to support exceptionally talented students and challenge them to excel at AIC and beyond, as well as to make the IB Diploma Programme and AIC education accessible to all gifted international students interested in building their future at AIC. AIC provides three types of scholarships: Academic Scholarships-are awarded to students with excellent overall academic performance. Merit Scholarships-Merit Scholarships are awarded to students who demonstrate exceptional ability or talent in the following areas: Art, Science and Service & Leadership. Financial Scholarships-are awarded to provide financial support for students who may otherwise not be able to attend AIC. The Pre-IB program has been specifically designed to prepare students to meet the challenges of the rigorous IB Diploma Program. The IB Diploma Programme is a rigorous pre-university course of study that leads to examinations; it is designed for highly motivated secondary school students aged 16 to 19. The programme incorporates the best elements of national systems without being based on any one. The goal of the International Baccalaureate Organization (“IBO”) is to provide students with the values and opportunities that will enable them to develop sound judgement, make wise choices, and respect others in the global community.

What does it cover? All scholarships apply only to the tuition fee. Recipients will be required to pay other fees such as boarding fee, meal fee, medical insurance costs and other expenses incurred for the programme that they are admitted to.
Academic Scholarships-Value up to 100% of the tuition fee
Merit Scholarships- Value up to 50% of the tuition fee
Financial Scholarships- Value up to 30,000 RMB.

Selection Criteria: Academic Scholarships-are awarded to students with excellent overall academic performance. Merit Scholarships-Merit Scholarships are awarded to students who demonstrate exceptional ability or talent in the following areas: Art, Science and Service & Leadership. Financial Scholarships-are awarded to provide financial support for students who may otherwise not be able to attend AIC.

Notification: Applicants must be available for interviews within two weeks following the deadline. Only in special circumstances and at the discretion of the Principal, will late applications be considered. Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application within two weeks after the interview.

How to Apply: To apply, please download and complete the International Students Scholarships Application Form and email or mail it together with your supporting documentation.

Scholarship Application Deadline: Applications must be postmarked by April 17, 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

Eligibility:
(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.

Global Scholarships for International Students at York University Source Canada,Bachelor Programm

York University
Bachelors (BS) Degree

Deadline: 15 March 2013 (annual)
Study in: Canada
Course starts September 2013

Brief description:

The University of York offers Global Leader of Tomorrow Scholarships. United World College Scholarships, and International Entrance Scholarships for international students who would like to take a full-time undergraduate degree at University of York.

Host Institution(s):

York University in Ontario, Canada

Field of study:

Any undergraduate program in one of the following Faculties:  Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, Environmental Studies, Fine Arts, Glendon, Health, Science & Engineering, Schulich School of Business.

Number of Awards:

Only one candidate per school will be considered for this award.

Target group:

The scholarships are open to international students from around the world.

Scholarship value/inclusions:

Global Leader of Tomorrow Award: $60,000 ($15,000 x 4 years)

United World College Scholarship $100,000 ($25,000 x 4 years)

International Entrance Scholarships: $100,000 ($25,000 x 4 years)

To renew the scholarship, one must maintain a high academic standing (7.80 on a 9-point York scale) in each academic year at York.

Eligibility:

•  You MUST be applying for September entry.
• You MUST be an international student who is required to have a Study Permit to study in Canada.
•  You must be nominated by your high school.
• You must be applying to the first year of a full-time undergraduate degree program in one of the following Faculties: Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, Environmental Studies, Fine Arts, Glendon, Health, Science & Engineering, Schulich School of Business.
• You must possess an excellent academic record (“A” average or equivalent) and have other accomplishments such as community service or excellence in the arts, sports or other areas of individual achievement. (Exception: York University Entrance Award)
• Demonstrates leadership skills

Important Note: Please take note of the specific eligibility criteria of each scholarship.

Application instructions:

The deadline for applications is on 15 March 2013. You are required to fill up the scholarship application form and submit supporting documentation (listed in the form).

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.

Bocconi Scholarships in Italy for International Students, Bachelor and Master

Bocconi University
Bachelor’s/Masters Degree

Deadline: Jan-May 2013
Study in: Milan, Italy
Course starts September 2013

Brief description:

Bocconi University offers scholarships to international students enrolling in any Bachelor’s Program or Master of Science Program at Bocconi. The awarding of the scholarship also takes into consideration academic performances of the students.

Host Institution(s):

Bocconi University in Milan, Italy

Field(s) of study:

 

Any Bachelor’s Program or Master of Science Program offered at the University

Number of Scholarships:

80 scholarships are to be offered  – 40 for Bachelor’s Program and 40 for Master’s Program

Target group:

International students

Scholarship value/inclusions:

For Bachelor’s Program, the scholarship consists of a full tuition waiver worth approximately € 11,000.00 per year for a maximum of 3 academic years while for Master’s of Science Program, the scholarship consists of full tuition waiver worth approximately € 11,500.00 per year for a maximum of 2 academic years.

The renewal of the scholarships are subject to meeting merit criteria

Eligibility:

Only applicants for the first year of a Bocconi Bachelor’s or Master’s program who meet all the following conditions will be taken into consideration for the awarding of the scholarship:

• non-Italian citizenship;

• non-Italian residence;

• a non-Italian Undergraduate degree earned abroad or in Italy.

Students who meet any of the following conditions will NOT be taken into consideration:

• previously enrolled in a graduate program in Italy or abroad;

• recipient of a scholarship awarded for the AY 2013-14 by private or public institutions.

Application instructions:

Applicants must complete and submit the online Bocconi Scholarship online application form.   Scholarship applications must be submitted by the same deadline as that of applicant’s Bocconi online admission’s application which is administered in multiple rounds. The specific deadlines can be found in the scholarship guidelines (links found below) but falls around January to May 2013.

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.

Website/Links:

Official Scholarship Website:   Bocconi International Scholarships

Study grants for international students,Bachelor, Master,2013/14

Study grants for international students (Unibo Action 2) A. Y. 2013/14

The University of Bologna offers study grants to deserving international students who wish to register for first cycle, second cycle or single cycle Degree Programmes at the University of Bologna for A.Y. 2013-2014.

If you are an international student, of any nationality in possession of (or about to obtain) a qualification from an institute outside of the Italian system, you may apply for an annual study grant of €11,000 gross (Unibo Action 2).

Timing and methods:


Deadline for first session
Presentation of applications: 30 January 2013
Evaluation of candidatures: February 2013
Publication of results: March 2013

Deadline for second session
Presentation of applications: March 2013
Evaluation of candidatures: April 2013
Publication of results: May 2013

The call for applications for the first session is available in the “Attachments” box.
The call for applications for the second session will be published by March 2013.

Remember that the study grants are awarded on the basis of the following criteria:

  • the results of the SAT test if you wish to register in a first cycle and single cycle degree programme.
  • the results of the GRE test if you wish to register for a second cycle degree programme.

SAT and GRE test are aptitude and skills assessment tests. The tests can be sat in authorised centres in various countries around the world; they are held in English.  You must enrol for the tests on the websites of the authorised organisations.
To send the results, for UNIBO the SAT code is 6993 and the GRE code is 7850.

Warning: you must have sat the SAT or GRE test by the deadline for receipt of applications.
You must enrol for the only useful date for sitting the SAT test outside of the U.S.A. by 28/12/2012 (test date: 26/01/2013).

Renewal of study grant Unibo Action 2 of A.Y. 2012/13
Students receiving a study grant under Unibo Action 2 for A.Y. 2012/13 may apply for a renewal for A.Y. 2013/14. The renewal will be granted to candidates who will be in possession of the requirements for the payment of the third instalment of the A.Y. 2012/13 study grant, by 10th July 2013.

Deadline
Presentation of applications: March 2013
Evaluation of candidatures: April 2013
Publication of results: May 2013