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Swedish Institute Scholarships for Global Professionals – Apply Now

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Swedish Institute Scholarships: The Swedish Institute (SI) is now launching the Swedish Institute Scholarships for Global Professionals (SISGP), a new scholarship programme which replaces Swedish Institute Study Scholarships (SISS).


Swedish Institute Scholarships

Swedish Institute Scholarships


SISGP offers scholarships to a large number of master’s programmes starting in the autumn semester 2021.





Host Universities/Institutions:





Swedish Higher Education Institutions and Swedish Universities







Number of Scholarships:





An estimated 300 scholarships will be available.





Target group:





Students from the following countries:





Armenia; Azerbaijan; Bangladesh; Bolivia; Belarus; Brazil; Cambodia; Cameroon; Colombia; Ecuador; Egypt; Ethiopia; Gambia; Georgia; Ghana; Guatemala; Honduras; Indonesia; Jordan; Kenya; Liberia; Malawi; Moldova; Morocco; Myanmar (Burma); Nepal; Nigeria; Pakistan; Peru; Philippines; Russia; Rwanda; Sri Lanka; Sudan; Tanzania; Tunisia; Turkey; Uganda; Ukraine; Vietnam; Zambia; Zimbabwe.





Scholarship value/inclusions/duration:





The scholarship covers tuition fees, living expenses of SEK 10,000 per month, insurance, and a one-time travel grant of SEK 15,000 (only for scholarship holders living outside Sweden). 


There are no additional grants for family members, and application fee to University Admissions.


Note: Depending on the country where you have citizenship, the content of the scholarship will differ in certain areas.





The scholarship is intended for full-time one-year or two-year master’s programmes, and is only awarded for programmes starting in the autumn semester.


The scholarship is granted for one academic year (two semesters) at a time. It will be extended for programmes longer than two semesters, provided that the student has passed his/her courses/credits.





Swedish Institute Scholarships Eligibility:





To be eligible for SISGP, you must have had at least 3,000 hours’ work experience prior to 3 February 2021 from a maximum of three organisations/companies. 


Applicants must be from an eligible country (see above).  You must be able to demonstrate your previous leadership experience.


The experience may be demonstrated through for instance previous work experience, or involvement in civil society organisations.





You must be liable to pay tuition fees to Swedish universities, have followed the steps of university admission, and be admitted to one of the eligible master’s programmes by the 9th of April 2021.





Read more about the eligibility criteria at the official website.



You may also apply for the Qatar University Scholarships 2021/2022 for International Students



Required documents


Note! Documents for the next call (2021/2022) will be made available here in December 2020/January 2021. 


You should only submit the required documents listed below in your online scholarship application. We will not consider any other documents than the required ones. You must complete your application in English. Use our forms and templates provided below and complete them according to the instructions both below and in the forms, or else your applications will be disqualified. Kindly note the length limitation for your answers and the documents.


A complete application consists of:



  • Motivation letter

  • CV

  • Letters of reference

  • Valid and completed proof of work and leadership experience

  • Copy of your valid passport


Note: Your application will be disqualified if any of the required documents above is missing.


Motivation letter


You must use the Global Professionals form for the motivation letter 2021/2022. You need to fill in and upload the motivation letter as a PDF-file on the application portal within the application period.


Curriculum Vitae (CV)


You must use the Global Professionals form for CV 2021/2022 and the CV should not exceed three pages. It’s up to you to decide which parts are relevant for your application. Additional pages will not be considered during the evaluation.


Letters of reference


You must use the Global Professionals form for the letter of reference 2021/2022. One letter of reference based on work experience is mandatory. All letters of reference must be signed by the referee and stamped with an official stamp of the referred organisation or notary office. The letters should be typed, then printed, signed, stamped, and uploaded as a single PDF-file. You can find more information in the instruction in the form and our FAQ.



  • Two different letters of reference are mandatory as part of the applicationIt is also a merit if the second letter of reference is based on your involvement in networks or civil society organisations outside of your regular work.


Proof of work and leadership experience


You must use the Global Professionals form for proof of work and leadership experience 2021/2022. The work and leadership form should be signed by the referee and stamped with an official stamp of the referred organisation or a notary office. The form(s) should be typed, then printed, signed, stamped, and uploaded as a single PDF-file. You can find more information in the instruction in the form and our FAQ.


Copy of your valid passport


You must submit a copy of your valid passport in the application. It must clearly show your personal data, including name, citizenship, and the photograph. A copy of your passport should be included in your CV as a last fourth page. It is your responsibility to ensure that you have a copy of your passport that can be used as part of the application.





Application instructions:






  1. To begin with, apply for a master’s programme at universityadmissions.se




  2. Apply for an SI scholarship between 1 February 2021, following the instructions at the official website.

    Applications for Global Professionals 2021 opens up on 8 February.








It is important to visit the official website for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.





Application Deadline:



15 Jan 2021
Study in: Sweden





For More Information Visit the Official Scholarship Website Here


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Goi Peace Foundation International Essay Contest 2021 for Young People

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Goi Peace Foundation International Essay Contest 2021:- The Goi Peace Foundation is now accepting entries from young people anywhere in the world for its 2021 Essay Contest.

The deadline for submission of entries for the Goi Peace Foundation International Essay Contest is 15th June, 2021.

About Goi Peace Foundation International Essay Contest 2021

This annual essay contest is organized in an effort to harness the energy, creativity and initiative of the world’s youth in promoting a culture of peace and sustainable development.

It also aims to inspire society to learn from the young minds and to think about how each of us can make a difference in the world.

This program is an activity within the framework of UNESCO’s Education for Sustainable Development: Towards achieving the SDGs (ESD for 2030)\

Goi Peace Foundation International Essay Contest Theme

“What is Life?”

What does life mean to you? Have you had an experience that made you think about the meaning of life? What kinds of things can you do to cherish and invigorate your own life and all life on earth?

Goi Peace Foundation International Essay Contest Eligibility

  • Essays may be submitted by anyone up to 25 years old (as of June 15, 2021) in one of the following age categories:
    • Children (ages up to 14)
    • Youth (ages 15 – 25)
  • Essays must be 700 words or less in English or French, or 1600 characters or less in Japanese. Essays must be typed, with your name and essay title included at the top of the first page.
  • There are no particular rules regarding formatting (font style, size, line space, etc.). However, essays must be submitted in either MS Word (DOC/DOCX) or PDF format.
  • Teachers and youth directors may submit a collection of essays from their class or group by creating an ‘account for school/organization entrant’ on the online registration page.
  • Essays must be original and unpublished. Plagiarized entries will be rejected.
  • Essays must be written by one person. Co-authored essays are not accepted.
  • Copyright of the essays entered will be assigned to the organizer.

Goi Peace Foundation International Essay Contest Prizes

The following awards will be given in the Children’s category and Youth category respectively:

  • 1st Prize: Certificate, prize of 100,000 Yen (approx. US$900 as of March 2021) and gift for 1 entrant.
  • 2nd Prize: Certificate, prize of 50,000 Yen (approx. US$450 as of March 2021) and gift for 3 entrants.
  • 3rd Prize: Certificate and gift for 5 entrants.
  • Honorable Mention: Certificate and gift for 25 entrants.

Also,

  • 1st to 3rd prize winners will be invited to the Winners Gathering to be held online.
  • Additional awards (Best School Award, School Incentive Award) will be given if applicable.
  • All prize winners will be announced on October 31, 2021 (Japan time) on this website. Certificates and gifts will be mailed to the winners in December 2021.

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How to Submit Entries for Goi Peace Foundation International Essay Contest:

Entries must be submitted online. To send your essay online, you must go to the online registration page, and follow the required steps. Entries submitted by postal mail or e-mail are not accepted.

Start your Application Here

Application Deadline:

Entries must be received by June 15, 2021 (23:59 your local time).

Official Website:

For More Information Visit the Official Essay Contest Webpage Here.

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Chinese Government Scholarship – Bilateral Program 2021/2022 for International Students (Undergraduate, Masters, PhD) is a full or partial scholarship established by Chinese Ministry of Education in accordance with educational exchange agreements or consensus between Chinese government and governments of other countries, institutions, universities or international organizations.

About the Chinese Government Scholarship – Bilateral Program:

The Bilateral Program supports undergraduate students, graduate students, general scholars and senior scholars. Undergraduate scholarship recipients must register for Chinese-taught credit courses.

Graduate and non-degree scholarship students can register for either the Chinese-taught program or the English-taught program if applicable.

Eligibility:  

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

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

  • be a high school graduate under the age of 25 when applying for the undergraduate programs;
  • be a bachelor’s degree holder under the age of 35 when applying for the master’s programs;
  • be a master’s degree holder under the age of 40 when applying for the doctoral programs;
  • be under the age of 45 and have a high school diploma (or higher) when applying for the general scholar programs;
  • be a master’s degree holder or an associate professor (or above) under the age of 50 when applying for the senior scholar programs.

Value of Bilateral Program Award: 

The Bilateral Program provides both full scholarships and partial scholarships.

Duration of Program:

  • Undergraduate students: 4-7years
  • Master’s students: 2-5 years
  • Doctoral students: 3-6 years
  • General scholars: up to 2 years
  • Senior scholars: up to 2 years

How to Apply for the Bilateral Program:

  • Step 1 – Apply to the dispatching authorities for overseas study of your home country for CGS opportunity;
  • Step 2 – Apply to your target university for the Pre-admission Letter once recommended by the dispatching authorities as an eligible candidate (you will receive an Award Letter for CGS Candidate);
  • Step 3 – Complete the online application procedure at CGS Information Management System for International Students (Visit http://www.csc.edu.cn/studyinchina or http://www.campuschina.org and click “Application Online” to log in), submit online the completed Application Form for Chinese Government Scholarship, and print a hard copy. You should consult the dispatching authorities for overseas study of your home country for Instructions of CGS Information Management System for International Students and Agency Number;
  • Step 4 – Submit all of your application documents to the dispatching authorities of your home country before the deadline.

Application Deadline: 

15th April 2021

Official Website:

For More Information Visit the Official Scholarship Webpage Here.

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finduddannelse.dk Sustainability Scholarship

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Sustainability Scholarship by finduddannelse.dk, a Danish platform for lifelong learning, is offering a Sustainability Scholarship to students from around the world who have applied (or will apply) for a Masters program that can help them make the world more sustainable. The Masters program in sustainability could be taught in any language, and in any part of the world.

The scholarship will be awarded for the fall/autumn semester of 2021.

Host Institution(s):

Any university

Level/Field(s) of study:

Masters degree in sustainability

Target group:

International students from around the world

finduddannelse.dk Sustainability Scholarship value/inclusions:

The scholarship award is up to €5000 to help cover tuition fees.

Eligibility:

Applicants can be of any nationality, from any country, and they can undertake their Masters program study anywhere in the world. But it is important that you can argue why you have chosen your university and country when applying for this scholarship.

To be eligible, you must be applying for, or have applied for, an on campus Masters program in Sustainability, for studies commencing Fall Semester 2021 and must meet the entry requirements for the university or graduate school, including holding a valid undergraduate degree and meeting the language requirements for the program. Where applicable, you should also be eligible to obtain a relevant study visa for that program. Online degrees are not eligible.

Ideally, you should be an individual who is committed to taking action. Someone who is ideal would be for instance, one who is planning on starting a Masters degree that can help alleviate the impact of the climate change. You should be someone:

• With a global mindset, and interested in combating climate change – whether it be within clean energy, biology, architecture, economics, business, health, agriculture, law, political science, journalism, anthropology or any other relevant field.
• Motivated and inspired to positively change the world and
• Who is a high academic achiever with the grades to prove it
• Involved in sustainable initiatives and projects (volunteering work, job etc.) and
• Who is excited to take responsibility and determined effect change.

Application instructions:

To be considered, you must submit your completed application by 12 April 2021. Applications must be submitted in English or Danish. In the application, you have to submit a short essay (500-700 words) on the following questions:

• What motivated you to choose this particular study program?
• How is your program going to help you fight/alleviate the impact of the climate change?
• Overall, how do you think education and the fight against climate change are connected?

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

For More Information Visit the Official Scholarship Webpage Here

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