St Andrews Society of the State of New York Scholarships 2010/11
Two Scholarships, of not less than $20,000 each, will be available in 2013. Preference will be given to candidates who have no previous experience of the United States and for whom a period of study there can be expected to be a life changing experience. Selection will be on the basis of an all-round assessment, including personality and academic achievement. The Scholarship will be tenable from September 2013 to May 2014 at a university in the US within a radius of 250 miles from New York City, or within the area of Washington DC. Where a student cannot find a course for his/her special subject of study within this geographical area, the Society will consider allowing the Scholarship to be held at another university in the US. Candidates should apply to several US Universities within the aforementioned areas to increase their chances of being offered a place.
Since the St Andrews Society scholarship is insufficient to fund a year's study in the US, candidates should check for other possible sources of funding at www.fundingusstudy.com
Candidates must be Scottish by birth or descent, and will be expected to have current knowledge of Scotland and the Scottish tradition. Candidates must also be:
EITHER graduates of a Scottish university or of Oxford/Cambridge, who have completed their first degree course (so as to be qualified to graduate) not earlier than 2012.
OR students of a Scottish university or of Oxford/Cambridge, who expect to complete their first degree course (so as to be qualified to graduate) in 2013.
An honours degree is not essential.
Under existing arrangements, each of the Scottish universities is asked to nominate one candidate although it might, in exceptional circumstances, be permitted to submit two candidates of equal merit.
Application forms and further particulars can be downloaded below or obtained from Ms Shirley Kirk, Student Financial Support, Student Experience and Enhancement Services, McCance Building (email@example.com)
The closing date for applications is 14 December 2012.
FINN RANDALL OPEN TRAVEL AWARD
In memory of Finn Randall - an alumnus of the University and an intrepid traveller - an award was established to assist a registered undergraduate student of the University with the cost of a particular scheme of travel which is considered to be the most enterprising and the most relevant to his/her course of study. It is not to be used solely as paying for the travel costs.
The amount of the award normally in the region of £300.
Royal Society of Edinburgh JM Lessells Travel Scholarships
Applications are invited for JM Lessells Travel Scholarships from honours or higher degree engineering graduates of Scottish HE Institutions who wish to study some aspect of their profession outwith the UK. All branches of Engineering are eligible for consideration, including Computer and Software Engineering. In exceptional circumstances applications will also be considered from candidates who have first degrees in related subjects and substantial postgraduate experience in a field of engineering.
The value of the Scholarships is £1,250 per month, pro-rata. The Scholar will be appointed for any period up to a maximum of one year, although visits of approx 2-5 months are strongly preferred. Acceptance of a Scholarship implies a willingness to spend at least 2 years in the UK following the period of tenure. Visits of less than 2 months will not normally be considered. Application forms and further details from: www.royalsoced.org.uk and firstname.lastname@example.org
US-UK FULBRIGHT COMMISSION
Each year between 10 and 16 awards area offered to UK citizens for the first year of postgraduate or doctoral study, or for 'special student research', in any accredited US institution. Successful candidates will work with the Fulbright Commission and the Institute of International Education (IIE) to find the right course and department for them.
Full details including timeline and application forms may be obtained from www.fulbright.co.uk
Kennedy Scholarships/Frank Knox Fellowships 2010/2011
KENNEDY SCHOLARSHIPS - These scholarships offer attractive opportunities for graduate study or research in the USA at Harvard or MIT. The scholarships cover tuition and health service fees, the cost of travel to/from the USA and provide an allowance of $23,500 for the year plus some travel within the United States. Scholars are expected to spend part of their summer vacation in the United States after the end of the academic year and may apply for an additional grant of $2,500 to pay for vacation travel. One outward and return air fare will be paid for by the Trust. Applicants must be UK citizens at the time of application, who are also ordinarily resident in the UK, who have spent at least 2 out of the last 5 years studying at a university in the UK and who will have graduated before taking up their scholarship. Further information is available at http://www.kennedytrust.org.uk The trustees are keen to attract a strong and diverse field of candidates from throughout the UK and to encourage outstanding applicants across a broad range of subjects.
Application forms should be completed online at
In addition to completing an online form, applicants will be asked to submit an essay (which must not exceed 1,000 words) giving an account of their academic pursuits, general activities and intellectual interests, plus reasons for wishing to study in the United States, choice of course, institution and plans for the future.
The closing date for applications has now passed.
Selected applicants will be invited to London for interview on either Tuesday 11 or Wednesday 12 January 2011. Interview candidates should ensure that they attend in person in London on the date requested. A birth certificate eor other nationality papers will be required at that time. Those awarded Scholarships will be asked to provide a medical certificate.
FRANK KNOX FELLOWSHIPS - Fellowships are available for five graduate students from the UK to study for up to 2 consecutive years in one of the Faculties of Harvard. The value of each Fellowship is at least $24,000 plus tuition and health service fees. Further information about the fellowships can be found on http://www.frankknox.harvard.edu
The Selection Panel is keen to receive applications from outstanding candidates from a wide variety of backgrounds and academic interests.
Application forms should be completed online at www.kennedytrust.org.uk/frankknoxfellowships
The application should also contain a short essay (which must not exceed 1000 words) giving an account of their academic pursuits, general activities and intellectual interests, plus reasons for wishing to study in the United States and for the choice of course and institution, plus their plans for the future
Candidates will be informed as soon after the clsoing date whether they have been selected for interview. The interviews of shortlisted applicants will be held in London in January 2011 and candidates will be responsible for ensuring they attend in person if requested.
The closing date for applications has now passed.
The Korean Government is offering one scholarship to a UK based candidate who wishes to pursue either a masters' or resarch degree in Korea.
Masters degree (01.09.2011 - 31.08.2014 (1 year of Korean Language and 2 years of masters study)
Doctoral (01.09.2011 - 31.08.2015 (1 year of Korean Language and 3 years of doctoral study)
Applicant and his/her parents must have UK citizenship.
Applicants should be in good health, both mentally and physically, to stay in Korea for a long period of time. Applicants have to submit the Personal Medical Assessment included in the application form)
Applicants must be under 40 years of age as of 1 September 2011.
Applicants must hold a Bachelors or Masters degree as of 1 September 2011.
Applicants must maintain grades/marks/score of 80% or higher from the previously attended institution.
Applicants who have Korean proficiency or English proficiency may be given preference.
Applicants who apply for natural science and technlology program may be given preference.
The scholarship will cover the cost of tuition fees, airfare, monthly allowance, relocation allowance, language training fee, dissertation printing costs and medical insurance.
Applications should be submitted by 28 FEBRUARY 2011 to the Korean Education Centre, Embassy of the Republic of Korea in the UK, 60 Buckingham Gate, London SW1E 6AJ.
Further details can be obtained at Korean Education Centre http://educationinuk.or.kr, tel 0207 227 5500 (ext 639), email@example.com or the Korean Government Scholarship Program http://niied,go.kr or http://gks.go.kr