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WMF Empowerment Through Education Scholarships for Developing Country Students

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Developing countries :  The Wells Mountain Foundation, through the Empowerment Through Education (ETE) program, provides undergraduate scholarships to developing country nationals to study in their home country or a neighboring country. The Foundation believes in the power and importance of community service; therefore, all scholarship participants are required to volunteer for a minimum of 100 hours a year.                                                                                             Apply Also:





Host Institution(s):





Your choice of institution in your home country or in another developing country





Level/Field(s) of study:





Bachelor’s Degree in any field of study but applications are encouraged from those interested in pursuing degrees that will best help their local communities – medicine & health sciences, community development, law, education, social work, business, information technology, agriculture and engineering.





Number of Scholarships:





About 20-40 scholarships per year.





Target group:





Citizens of developing countries





Scholarship value/duration:





ETE scholarships range from $300 USD to $3000 USD annually and are provided throughout the undergraduate education of the recipient. The average scholarship amount is $1400. Scholarships may be used for tuition and fees, books and materials, and room rent.





Eligibility:





WMF’s ideal candidate is a student, male or female, from a country in the developing world, who:





• Successfully completed a secondary education, with good  to excellent grades
• Will be studying in their country or another country in the developing world
• Plans to live and work in their own country after they graduate
• Has volunteered prior to applying for this scholarship and/or is willing to volunteer while  receiving the WMF scholarship
• May have some other funds available for their education, but will not be able to go to school without a scholarship





Developing Countries Application instructions:





To apply for the Empowerment Through Education (ETE) program, you must submit a complete application via the online scholarship application portal (preferred method) or via postal mail to the Foundation’s office. The 2019 Empowerment Through Education online application will be available from 1 December 2018 to 1 April 2019.





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:





Official Scholarship Website:  http://www.wellsmountainfoundation.org/our-programs/scholarships/


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Glenmore Medical Online Postgraduate Scholarship

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Glenmore Medical Online Postgraduate Scholarship is open for application and will cover full tuition fees for the duration of the programme of study. See details below.

Glenmore Medical Online Postgraduate Scholarship

Three Glenmore Medical Online Postgraduate Scholarship are available for eligible online postgraduate Masters programme offered by the University of Edinburgh to students from eligible developing countries, particularly Africa, in the 2021-2022 academic session.

Host Institution(s):

College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh

Level/Field(s) of study:

Masters degree in Human Medical programmes:

  • MSc Critical Care (Online Learning) – 3 years (Part-Time)
  • MSc Clinical Education (Online Learning- 3 years (Part-Time)
  • MSc Clinical Management of Pain (Online Learning) – 3 years (Part-Time)
  • MSc Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (Online Learning) – 3 years (Part-Time)
  • MSc Clinical Trials (Online Learning) – 3 years (Part-Time)
  • MSc Data Science for Health and Social Care (Online Learning)
  • MSc Epidemiology (Online Learning)
  • MSc Global Health and Infectious Diseases (Online Learning) – 3 years (Part-Time)
  • MSc Integrated Global Health (Online Learning) (3 years) (Part time)
  • MSc Internal Medicine (Online Learning) – 3 years (Part-Time)
  • MSc Paediatric Emergency Medicine (Online Learning) – 3 years (Part-Time)
  • MSc Patient Safety and Clinical Human Factors (Online Learning)  – 3 years (Part-Time)
  • MSc Primary Care Ophthalmology (Online Learning) – 3 years (Part-Time)
  • MSc Restorative Dentistry – 3 years (Part-Time)
  • MSc Science Communication and Public Engagement (Online Learning) – 3 years (Part-Time)
  • MSc Surgical Sciences (Online Learning) – 3 years (Part-Time)
  • MFM Family Medicine (Online Learning) – 3 years (Part-Time)
  • MPH Public Health (Online Learning) – 3 years (Part-Time)
  • ChM Clinical Ophthalmology (Online Learning) – 2 years (Part-Time)
  • ChM General Surgery (Online Learning) – 2 years (Part-Time)
  • ChM Trauma and Orthopaedics (Online Learning) – 2 years (Part-Time)
  • ChM Urology (Online Learning) – 2 years (Part-Time)
  • ChM Vascular and Endovascular Surgery (Online Learning) – 2 years (Part-Time)

Target group:

Students from eligible developing countries, particularly in Africa

Scholarship value/inclusions:

The scholarship will cover full tuition fees for the duration of the programme of study.

Glenmore Medical Online Postgraduate Scholarship Eligibility:

Applicants should already have been offered a place at the University of Edinburgh on 1 of the eligible Human Medical programmes (listed above) and should have firmly accepted that offer or be intending to do so. They must be nationals of eligible developing countries included in the DAC List of ODA Recipients for reporting on aid in 2021.

The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit and the strength of a personal statement.  Candidates must have, or expect to obtain, the overseas equivalent of a UK first-class honours degree.

Glenmore Medical Online Postgraduate Scholarship Application Instructions:

Please note that you will not be able to access the online application system unless you have applied for admission to the University of Edinburgh.

Application Deadline:

The scholarship application deadline is 4 June 2021.

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

Website:

For More Information Visit the Official Scholarship Website Here

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Joint Japan World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program

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Joint Japan World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program. The 2021 Application Period will open on March 22, 2021 and close on May 21, 2021 for developing country nationals.

Joint Japan World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program:

The Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program (JJ/WBGSP) is open to women and men from developing countries with relevant professional experience and a history of supporting their countries’ development efforts who are applying to a master degree program in a development-related topic.

Host Institutions/Programs of study:

JJWBGSP offers scholarships for 48 Participating Programs at universities in U.S., Europe, Africa, Oceania, and Japan in key areas of development, including economic policy management, tax policy, and infrastructure management.

Target group:

Developing country nationals of World Bank Member Countries

Scholarship value/inclusions/duration:

A JJWBGSP scholarship provides tuition, a monthly living stipend, round-trip airfare, health insurance, and travel allowance.

Please note all JJ/WBGSP scholarships cover the duration of the graduate program or two years, whichever is less.

Eligibility:

The applicant must meet the following eligibility criteria:

• Be a national of a World Bank member country on this list;

• Not hold dual citizenship of any developed country;

• Be in good health;

• Hold a Bachelor’s (or equivalent) degree earned at least 3 years prior to the Application Deadline date;

• Have 3 years or more of recent development-related work experience after earning a Bachelor’s (or equivalent) degree;

• Be employed in development-related work in a paid full- time position at the time of submitting the scholarship application. Have at least 3 years of paid development-related employment since earning a Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent university degree) and acquired within the past 6 years from the date of the Application Deadline.

• On or before the Scholarship Application Deadline date, be admitted unconditionally (except for funding) for the upcoming academic year to at least one of the JJ/WBGSP participating master’s programs located outside of the applicant’s country of citizenship and country of residence listed at the time the call for scholarship applications opens.


The letter of admission must be uploaded before submitting your application.

• Not be an Executive Director, his/her alternate, and/or staff of any type of appointment of the World Bank Group or a close relative of the aforementioned by blood or adoption with the term “close relative” defined as: Mother, Father, Sister, Half-sister, Brother, Half-brother, Son, Daughter, Aunt, Uncle, Niece, or Nephew.

Application instructions:

The 2021 Application round will open on 22 March 2021.

To be considered for a JJ/WBGSP scholarship, you must first apply and be unconditionally accepted for admissions to at least one of the Participating Programs. 

The scholarship application must be submitted online before 21 May 2021.

In your application, YOU NEED TO UPLOAD AN UNCONDITIONAL LETTER OF ACCEPTANCE from a participating master’s degree program.

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

Official Website of the Joint Japan World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program:

Official Scholarship Website:  http://www.worldbank.org/en/programs/scholarships

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Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships

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Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships is open to students from Bangladesh, Cameroon, Eswatini, The Gambia, Ghana, Guyana, India, Kenya, Kiribati, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Samoa, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, The Gambia, Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu, Zambia.

Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships

Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships

Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships are offered for citizens of certain developing Commonwealth countries.

These scholarships are funded by the Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), with the aim of contributing to the UK’s international development aims and wider overseas interests, supporting excellence in UK higher education, and sustaining the principles of the Commonwealth.

Eligible Countries

Bangladesh
Cameroon
Eswatini
The Gambia
Ghana
Guyana
India
Kenya
Kiribati
Lesotho
Malawi
Mozambique
Nigeria
Pakistan
Papua New Guinea
Rwanda
Samoa
Sierra Leone
Solomon Islands
Sri Lanka
Tanzania
The Gambia
Tuvalu
Uganda
Vanuatu
Zambia

Commonwealth Scholarships Eligibility:

To be eligible for the Commonwealth scholarships, you must be;
  • a citizen of or have been granted refugee status by an eligible Commonwealth country, or be a British Protected Person
  • permanently resident in an eligible Commonwealth country
  • holder of a first degree of at least second class upper division (2:1); a lower qualification and sufficient relevant experience may be considered in certain cases
  • unable to afford to study your chosen course without this scholarship.

The CSC aims to identify talented individuals who have the potential to make change. We are committed to a policy of equal opportunity and non-discrimination, and encourage applications from a diverse range of candidates.

Selection criteria includes:

  • Academic merit of the candidate
  • Potential impact of the work on the development of the candidate’s home country.

How to Apply for the Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships

Get Application Form Here.

You must apply to study an eligible master’s course at a UK university that is participating in the Distance Learning scheme.

Please see the full list of participating universities and eligible courses.

You must also apply and secure admission to your university course in addition to applying for a Distance Learning Scholarship. 

You must check with your chosen university for their specific advice on when to apply, admission requirements, and rules for applying. 

You must make your application using the CSC’s online application system, in addition to any other application that you are required to complete by your chosen university. The CSC will not accept any applications that are not submitted via the online application system.

You can apply for more than one course and/or to more than one university, but you may only accept one offer of a Distance Learning Scholarship.

All applications must be submitted by midday 17:00 PM (BST) on 26 April 2021 at the latest.

Your application must include the following supporting documentation by 17:00 (BST) on 10 May 2021 in order for your application to be eligible for consideration:

  • At least one reference– submitted directly by the referee to the online application system (referees will be sent an email request)
  • An offer letter to start their chosen course of study in the 2021-2022 academic year – uploaded to the online application system
  • Full transcripts detailing all your higher education qualifications (with certified translations if not in English) – uploaded to the online application system

The CSC will not accept supporting documentation submitted outside the online application system.

Best of wishes.

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