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Re: International scholarships for students : see how to apply here
by Kufre Isaac Akpan « Reply #1 on: September 26, 2016, 04:25:54 AM »

University of Westminster Masters Degree Deadline:14 Oct 2016 (annual) Study in: UK Next course starts January 2017 Brief description: Westminster International Scholarships are fully funded awards aimed at students from developing countries who wish to study a full-time Masters degree at the University. Host Institution(s): University of Westminster, United Kingdom Level/Field of study: Any full-time Master’s Programme offered at University of Westminster except MBA. Number of Awards: 1 Target group: Citizens of developing and middle income countries Scholarship value/inclusions: Full tuition fee waivers, accommodation, living expenses and flights to and from London. Eligibility: You must be an international student from a developing country and hold an offer for a full-time Masters degree at University of Westminster. The main criteria are First Class Honours degree, financial need and development potential. Application instructions: You should only apply for a scholarship once you have applied for admission and successfully been offered a place (either conditional or unconditional) on the course you wish to study. To apply for a scholarship, you will need to complete the relevant scholarship application form. The deadline for applications for entry in January 2017 is14 October 2016. It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
Click here http://worldathand.heck.in/westminster-international-scholarships-2.xhtml

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Re: International scholarships for students : see how to apply here
by Kufre Isaac Akpan « Reply #2 on: September 26, 2016, 04:33:08 AM »

The Queen’s Commonwealth essay competition 2017 is an international essay competition open for entries for young commonwealth citizens under or aged 18 with diverse backgrounds, to make their voices heard on a global platform. Application Deadline:1stMay 2017 | Offered annually?Yes Eligible Countries:all Commonwealth countries and territories. Theme:The theme for 2017 Queen’s Commonwealth essay competition is ‘A Commonwealth for Peace’. Building upon the 2016 theme of An Inclusive Commonwealth, this year’s topics ask for a more active understanding of the role of the Commonwealth as a network of and for democracy, Human Rights and peace. We are asking young writers to explore peace at every level, from the personal to the political to the pan-Commonwealth. The topics are a chance to develop critical thinking and to express views in a creative manner. About The Essay Open to all Commonwealth citizens aged under 18, the Commonwealth essay competition offers young people from diverse backgrounds the opportunity to make their voices heard on a global platform, to engage with issues important to them and to express their aspirations for the future. Each year, participants demonstrate their ability to stimulate and provoke discussions about important Commonwealth and global issues from a young person’s perspective and to showcase their critical and creative skills. Run by The Royal Commonwealth Society – RCS since 1883, this international schools’ writing contest – the world’s oldest and largest – is a highly regarded and popular international education project which we run in partnership with Cambridge University Press.Offered Since:1883 Eligibility: Entries will be disqualified if they fail to meet any of the following requirements: 1.The competition is open to nationals or residents of all Commonwealth countries and territories. Note: Special dispensation applies to entrants from Hong Kong, Ireland, The Gambia and Zimbabwe, who are entitled to enter the competition. 2.Entrants must select a Senior or Junior topic depending on their age on 1st May 2017. Senior entrants must be born between 2nd May 1998 and 1st May 2003 (14-18) and Junior entrants must be born after 1st May 2003 (under 14 years of age). 3.The maximum word counts are 1,500 words for Senior entries and 750 words for Junior entries. These word limits apply to all topics and all formats (essay, poem, letter, etc). Exceeding the word count will result in automatic disqualification. 4.Entries must be written in English. 5.Onlyone essay per entrant is allowed. Once an essay is submitted, students/teachers will nothave the opportunity to revise it. Please carefully check and improve your writing before submitting the final copy, and also ensure that all supplementary information is filled in correctly (name, contact details, topic number, etc.) 6.Plagiarism: Every year a number of students are disqualified because they are suspected of plagiarism. Please see our guide to plagiarism before submitting (in production). 7.The final copy submitted for the competitionmustbe the entrant’s own work, and cannot be excessively corrected or improved by another person. This does not rule out input or assistance from others. However, an entry will be disregarded if there is any suggestion of excessive external help. 8.By entering the competition, you agree that your name, email, school and essay may be sent to your local RCS branch. See Clause 4.1.6 of the RCS’ Privacy Policyfor more information. 9.Essays can only be uploaded as aMicrosoft Word document (.doc) or in PDF format (.pdf). The online platform does not accept Google Docs (.gdoc), Pages documents (.pages) or other word processor formats. Note: if we are unable to find or open your essay file (either through an incorrect format or upload error), your entry may not be counted in the competition. 10.All entries must be submitted before midnight (BST) on 1st May 2017. 11.All entrants retain the copyright rights that they have for the pieces they submit, but by entering The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition, each contestant consents to the use of his/her name, and/or pieces or parts thereof in any advertisements, educational materials, corpus research or media and publicity carried out or produced by the Royal Commonwealth Society and its local branches without further notice or compensation. The Royal Commonwealth Society can publish or decline to publish; use or decline to use, any submitted pieces at the Royal Commonwealth Society’s sole discretion. 12.The RCS suggests that entrants retain a copy of their original work as regretfully we are unable to return or provide copies of submissions. 13.Please note: Winners and Runners-up of the pan-Commonwealth competition will have their full names, schools, essays and photographs displayed on the RCS website and social media channels. Prize & Awards for Winnersrizes have traditionally been awarded only to the first prize winners in the Senior and Junior categories and also vary year by year. All entrants receive a Certificate of Participation and one Winner and Runner-up from the Senior and Junior categories will win a trip to London for a week-long series of educational and cultural events. How to Enterlease visit the‘Terms and Conditions’page andCompetition Webpage before submitting your entry. Submit your entry Visit Competition Webpage for details Provider:The Royal Commonwealth Society.  Click here http://worldathand.heck.in/queens-commonwealth-essay-competition-no.xhtml

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Re: International scholarships for students : see how to apply here
by Kufre Isaac Akpan « Reply #3 on: September 26, 2016, 05:36:53 AM »

Applications are invited for Africa London Nagasaki Scholarships available for African scientists to undertake a master’s degree related to the control of infectious diseases in Africa. Priority will be given to candidates at an early stage of their scientific career.
The Africa London Nagasaki (ALN) scholarship fund has been created to support African scientists at an early stage of their careers in infectious disease research.
Applicants must be fluent in English. If the applicant’s first language is not English or if the studies at university have not been conducted wholly in the medium of English candidates must take and pass one of the approved internet-based tests (IELTS, TOEFL or a Pearson Test of English).
Course Level:The scholarship will allow African researchers to undertake an MSc in a subject relevant to the control of infectious disease in the developing world at either the Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University, Japan (NEKKEN) or at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, UK (LSHTM).
Study Subject:Scholarships are awarded in a subject relevant to the control of infectious disease in the developing world.
Scholarship Award: Successful applicants will receive a maximum of US$50,000 each to cover tuition fees, travel and living expenses. The fund will support up to four scholarships per year.
Scholarship can be taken inJapan or UK (Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University, Japan (NEKKEN) or at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, UK (LSHTM)).
Eligibility:The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for these scholarships:
Candidates applying for an Africa London Nagasaki (ALN) MSc scholarship must meet the following criteria.
LSHTM
Candidates applying for a Scholarship at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine must:
*.be of African nationality and normally be resident in sub-Saharan Africa,
*.be fluent in English. If the applicant’s first language is not English or if the studies at university have not been conducted wholly in the medium of English candidates must take and pass one of the approved internet-based tests (IELTS, TOEFL or a Pearson Test of English). The standard of English needed to pass the tests is high and is in line with the level of English required by the UK Border Authority in order to issue a student visa.
*.have a first or upper second class BSc degree or equivalent from an established university in a relevant area of science (a medical degree is not essential),
*.usually have had at least two years’ prior research experience in an area relevant to the study of infectious diseases, and
*.have the support of the head of their institution for undertaking their chosen course.
NEKKEN
Candidates applying for a Scholarship at the Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki must:
*.be of African nationality and normally be resident in sub-Saharan Africa,
*.be fluent in English,
*.have obtained an MB ChB or equivalent medical qualification from a recognized university,
*.have had at least two years of clinical experience following graduation,
Nationality:African scientists (Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Côte d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Western Sahara, Zambia and Zimbabwe) can apply for this Africa London Nagasaki scholarship.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have a first or upper second class BSc degree or equivalent from an established university in a relevant area of science (a medical degree is not essential).
English language Requirements: Applicants must be fluent in English. If the applicant’s first language is not English or if the studies at university have not been conducted wholly in the medium of English candidates must take and pass one of the approved internet-based tests (IELTS, TOEFL or a Pearson Test of English). The standard of English needed to pass the tests is high and is in line with the level of English required by the UK Border Authority in order to issue a student visa.
Scholarships in Africa
How to Apply:Applications should be submitted online.
Application Form
Application Deadline:The application deadline is 30 September 2016.
Scholarship Link. http://worldathand.heck.in/aln-scholarships-for-african-scientists.xhtml

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Re: International scholarships for students : see how to apply here
by Kufre Isaac Akpan « Reply #4 on: September 26, 2016, 05:46:28 AM »

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) is pleased to announce the commencement of the 2016 edition of its annual Essay Competition. The NSE Essay Competition, themed “Building a Sustainable Capital Market”, is one of the Exchange’s financial literacy and inclusion initiatives aimed at building a financially savvy generation.
Essay Topic:
What is the biggest obstacle to saving and investing money and how can The Nigerian Stock Exchange help?
Essay Deadline:
October 14, 201 6
Prizes:
Recipient 1stPlace2ndPlace3rdPlace
Student
*N250,000 worth of shares
*N500,000 scholarship fund for university education
* Laptop
* Certificate of achievement
* Headline Closing Gong ceremony at the NSE*N200,000 worth of shares
*N400,000 scholarship fund for university education
* Laptop
* Certificate of achievement
* Participation in a Closing Gong Ceremony at the NSE*N150,000 worth of shares
*N300,000 scholarship fund for university education
*Laptop
* Certificate of achievement
* Participation  in a Closing Gong Ceremony at the NSE
School*Trophy
* Three PCs and a printer*Trophy
* Two PCs and a printer*Trophy
* A PC and a printer
Consolation Prizes:7 Mini Laptops for 7 National winners
Rules
*.The Competition is open to only students in Senior Secondary Schools
*.Entries must be written in English and be the original work of the writer
*.Entrants must submit essay on the  entry form and complete all the mandatory ?elds
*.The maximum word counts are 1000 words
*.Entries will be disquali?ed if they fail to meet these requirements.
Notes for Guidance
*.Entries must be the original work of the writer. This does not rule out input or assistance from others
*.Entrants are encouraged to be creative in their response to the topic
*.Award-winning entrants are expected to show originality, focus on the topic and competent use of English as a written language.  This includes correct spelling, a good standard of punctuation and neat presentation.
How to entering:
*. Click here to downloadthe 2016 Essay Competition form
*.Send your completed entry form/essay via e-mail to  essay-at-nse.com.ng or submit your essay online.
Scholarship Link. http://worldathand.heck.in/nigerian-stock-exchange-nse-essay-compet.xhtml

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