Women Scholerhips,2013 Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship in Asia-Pacific (APAC)


The Google Anita BorgThe Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology and Google offers Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship for Women applicants in Asia-Pacific. The applicants of Korea, Japan, Southeast Asia, Australia, New Zealand and India are eligible to apply for this scholarship. Each scholarship recipient will receive a scholarship amount specific to their local region in respect to tuition. All scholarship recipients will also be invited to visit a Google office in Sydney, Australia for a networking retreat.

Study Subject(s): The scholarship is provided to study Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a closely related technical field at their universities. Students will also be invited for a networking retreat. It will include workshops with a series of speakers, panels, breakout sessions and social activities, and will provide an opportunity to meet and share experiences.
Course Level: Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship is for pursuing undergraduate and postgraduate degree level.
Scholarship Provider: The Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology and Google
Scholarship can be taken at: Asia-Pacific (specific to applicants local region). Students will also be invited for a networking retreat at Google office in Sydney, Australia.

Eligibility: Applicants must:
-Be a female student enrolled in full-time undergraduate or postgraduate study at an university.
-Be enrolled at a University in any of the following countries: Korea, Japan, Southeast Asia, Australia, New Zealand and India. Citizens, permanent residents, and international students are eligible to apply.
-Be studying Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a closely related technical field.
-Maintain an excellent academic record.

Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: The students of Korea, Japan, Southeast Asia, Australia, New Zealand and India are eligible to apply for this Google scholarship.The Google Anita Borg

Scholarship Description: Scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of candidates’ academic performance, leadership experience and demonstrated passion for computer science. A group of female Bachelor’s, Master’s, and PhD students will be chosen from the applicant pool across Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Korea, Southeast Asia and India. Each scholarship recipient will receive a scholarship amount specific to their local region in respect to tuition. All scholarship recipients will be invited to visit a Google office in Sydney, Australia for a networking retreat. It will include workshops with a series of speakers, panels, breakout sessions and social activities, and will provide an opportunity to meet and share experiences.

Number of awards offered: Not Known

Duration of award(s): Not Known

What does it cover? Each scholarship recipient will receive a scholarship amount specific to their local region in respect to tuition. All scholarship recipients will be invited to an expenses paid retreat held in Sydney, Australia in September. In addition to free time for sightseeing and socializing, the formal part of the retreat typically includes: Welcome meal and tour of Google; Informal ice breaker activities and introductions; Introduction to the Anita Borg Institute and the scholarship program and Personal insights, technical talks, and workshops.

Selection Criteria: Scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of candidates’ academic performance, leadership experience and demonstrated passion for computer science.

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: Application should be completed and all required documents should be submitted online. First-time users will be required to register and create an account. Applicant will be asked to submit electronic versions of the following: Resume, Transcripts, Two letters of recommendation, Answers to three short essay questions. The deadline for your references to complete the letter of recommendation is June 10, 2013.

Scholarship Application Deadline: Please complete the online application for Google Anita Borg Memorial  International Scholarship and submit all required documents online by 31st of May, 2013.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application

Call for Students:CNIO Summer Training Programme in Spain, 2013, Biology, Bio medicine, Biochemistry, Pharmacology and Bioinformatics

Spanish National Cancer Research CentreThe Spanish National Cancer Research Centre(CNIO) announces up to 7 summer training opportunities for undergraduate university students of any nationality. Students should be in their final two years of studies in the Life Sciences or related subjects (e.g. Biology, Biomedicine, Biochemistry, Pharmacology and Bioinformatics). The programme will run from June 24 to August 16 (8 weeks). Travel expenses and meals will be covered by the CNIO for summer training programme students during their stay at the center. Fellowships will be awarded on a competitive basis taking into consideration the student’s academic record and the personal statement. Applications should be sent online.

Study Subject(s): The scholarship offers research training opportunities in the Life Sciences.
Course Level: This scholarship offers research training opportunities to students interested in pursuing a research career in the Life Sciences.
Scholarship Provider: The Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO)
Scholarship can be taken at: Spain

Eligibility: -Applicants must be an undergraduate university student in your final two years of Life Sciences or Bio medicine -related studies (in any country) and planning on pursuing a career in the Life Sciences.
-Applicants must have an excellent academic track record with a Grade Point Average (GPA) above 0.75(with your GPA as the numerator and the highest possible GPA as the denominator).
-Applicants must have a good knowledge of English.
-Applicants must be available from June 24to August 16(8 weeks) to attend the training programme . If you cannot be at the CNIO during this period, you will not be eligible for the programme.

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

Scholarship Description: The programme runs from June 24 to August 16, 2013, and is open to undergraduate students of any Spanish National Cancer Research Centrenationality who are in their final two years of studies in the Life Sciences or related subjects (e.g. Biology, Bio medicine, Biochemistry, Pharmacology and Bioinformatics). Travel expenses and meals will be covered by the CNIO for summer training programme students during their stay at the center.

Number of awards offered: Up to 7 summer training positions will be awarded during 2013 to undergraduate university students in their final two years of bio medicine-related studies in any country.

Duration of award(s): The training programme will run from June 24 to August 16(8 weeks) and will consist of 312 working hours–the actual timetable will be mutually agreed on by the students and the programme director. The intensive nature of the programme requires a full-time commitment (40 hours per week) from the participant. Students are required to participate in all scheduled activities.

What does it cover? Not known

Selection Criteria: Positions will be awarded on a competitive basis taking into consideration the student’s academic records and motivation letter. In case of equal merits, students in their final year of studies will be given preference.

Notification: Selected applicants will be notified at least one month prior the beginning of the stay.

How to Apply: Only on line applications will be considered. To apply go to http://www.cnio.es/ing/cursos/practicasverano.asp and complete the application form, choosing three lab oratories in order of preference. Please attach your CV in pdf format; doc and rtf formats are also accepted. Please note that the size of this document must not exceed 1MB.

Scholarship Application Deadline: Deadline for applications: 21st April 2013.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application

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.

Korean Government Scholarship Program for International Students,110 undergraduate and 345 graduate

Korean Government
Bachelors/Masters /PhD

Deadline: 15 Nov/31 Mar  (annual)
Study in: Korea
Course starts September 2013

Brief description:

The Korean Government Scholarship Program (KGSP) is designed for international students who wants to pursue higher education in Korean Universities. The scholarship supports Bachelor’s (4 years), Masters (2 years), and PhD  (3 years) plus 1 year Korean language course.

Host Institution(s):

Universities (or Institutes) designated by NIIED. See the KGSP guidelines (link found below) for the complete list of accredited Universities.

Fields of study:

Applicants must choose their desired fields of study from the listed programs offered by participating universities or institutes. Detailed information about the fields and majors offered by  Korean universities is found at this link.

Number of Scholarships:

Around 110 undergraduate scholarships and 345 graduate scholarships will be awarded in 2013 (based on 2012 data).

Target group:

The scholarships are targeted to students from more than 60 countries in Africa, Asia Pacific, the Americas and Europe. You can check the KGSP guidelines (link found below) to find out if your country is part of the scholarship program.

Scholarship value/inclusions:

Undergraduate Program

•  Airfare: A round-trip economy class ticket
•  Monthly Allowance: 800,000 won per month
•  Relocation (Settlement) Allowance: 200,000 won upon arrival
•  Repatriation Allowance: 100,000 won upon completion of studies
•  Language Training Fee : The full costs up to 1 year
•  Tuition: The tuition fee up to 5 million won is exempted by the Korean Government, and if any, the tuition fee exceeding 5 million won and the entrance fee for the first semester by the host university
•  Medical Insurance: The grantees will be provided with health insurance for major accidents and illnesses during their scholarship period.

Graduate Program

•  Airfare: A round-trip economy class ticket
•  Monthly Allowance: 900,000 won per month
•  Relocation (Settlement) Allowance: 200,000 won upon arrival
•  Language Training Fee : The full costs up to 1 year
•  Tuition: All admission fees are waived by the host institution. The full tuition is paid by NIIED.
•  Medical Insurance: 20,000 won per month(limited insurance coverage) will be provided to the university for students.
•  Research Allowance: 210,000 won for students in human and social sciences; 240,000 won for students in natural and mechanic sciences per semester
•  Dissertation Printing Costs: 500,000 ~ 800,000 won for the costs related to a printing dissertation

Special Allowance for ALL students proficient in Korean language (TOPIK level 5 or 6): 100,000 won per month

 

Eligibility:

Undergraduate Program

•  Must be a citizen of the country to which the scholarship is offered, which also applies to the applicants’ parents
•  Have graduated or will be scheduled to graduate from high school as of March 1st of the invitation year
•  Must possess above 80% (out of 100%) cumulative grade point average (CGPA), or must be within the top 20% (out of 100%) in rank in high school.

Graduate Program

• The applicant and his/her parents must hold foreign citizenships.  Applicants who hold Korean citizenship are not permitted to apply for this program.

•  Applicants must be under 40 years of age as of Sep. 1st, 2012 (born after Sep. 1st, 1972).

•  Applicants must hold a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree as of September 1st of the selection year.  Applicants who have enrolled in or graduated from a university in Korea are not eligible for the KGSP program. Specifically, applicants who have previously enrolled in or graduated from an undergraduate program, a master’s program, or a doctoral program in Korea cannot apply for this program.

• Applicants must maintain a grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.64 on a 4.0 scale, 2.80 on a 4.3 scale, 2.91 on a 4.5 scale, or grades/marks/score of 80% or higher from the previously attended institution. If the applicant does not satisfy the above GPA requirements, he/she will be ineligible to apply to this program.

 

 

Application instructions:

Applicants can only apply for the scholarships through the Korean Embassy in their home country or a participating Korean University. Visit the websites of Korean Embassy/Consulate in your own country.

For Undergraduate Program, the Korean Embassy or Consulate will recommend qualified candidates to NIIED by 15 November 2012. Therefore, the application deadline should fall BEFORE this date – around September to November 2012.

For the Graduate Program, the Korean Embassy or Consulate will recommend qualified candidates to NIIED by 31 March 2013. Therefore, the application deadline should fall BEFORE this date – around January to March 2013.

It is important to  visit the official website (link found below) to access the latest KGSP guidelines 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