Sep 012014

Applications are invited for Czech Government Scholarships available for foreign nationals from developing countries to pursue Bachelor/ Master/ Doctoral degree program at public universities in the Czech Republic. The scholarships may not be granted to persons under 18 years of age (The applicants have to turn 18 as of 1 September of the year when they commence studies in the Czech Republic at the latest). These Government Scholarships are designed to cover the standard length of study. The application deadline is 30 September.

Study Subject(s): Scholarships are awarded in the field of Economics, Agriculture, Informatics, Environment and Energetics at public universities in the Czech Republic.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing Bachelor/ Master/ Doctoral degree level at public universities in the Czech Republic. Within the scope of foreign development cooperation the Czech Republic provides scholarships for the following studies:
(1) Pursued in the Czech language:
-Bachelor’s study programmes (three- to four-year long);
-Master’s study programmes (comprehensive four- to six-year long programmes);
-Doctoral study programmes (three- to four-year long).
(2) Language and preparatory studies (one-year long; only for those who have applied for a scholarship to study in the Czech language) – provided for by the Institute for Language and Preparatory Studies  (“ILPS”) of Charles University;
(3) Pursued in the English language:
-Selected follow-up Master’s study programmes (one- to three-year long);
- Selected Doctoral study programmes (three- to four-year long).

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Aug 312014


Each year, billions of Euros worth of scholarships are offered by Colleges and Universities in Europe for international students.  The European Union along with the European Government States also offer government-funded EU scholarships to attract international students into Europe. Like European students, foreign students are eligible to apply to hundreds of Universities in Europe that are tuition-free.

Erasmus Mundus Scholarships (European Union)
The European Union (EU) offers full-time scholarships for a wide range of Masters programmes and Doctorate programmes to students coming from developing/emerging countries outside the EU.  The programme offers full scholarships and/or fellowships that cover the living costs, tuition fees, travelling and insurance costs of the students.

British Chevening Scholarships (UK)
Chevening Scholarships are the UK government’s global scholarship programme which offers awards to outstanding scholars with leadership potential from around the world to study postgraduate courses at universities in the UK. The programme provides full or part funding for full-time courses at postgraduate level, normally a one-year Master’s degree, in any subject and at any UK university. Most Chevening Scholarships cover: tuition fees; a living allowance at a set rate (for one individual); an economy class return airfare to the UK; additional grants to cover essential expenditure. Some Scholarships cover part of the cost of studying in the UK; for example, tuition fees only or allowances only.

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Aug 312014


Brief description:

Gates Cambridge Scholarships are highly competitive full-cost scholarships. They are awarded to outstanding applicants from countries outside the UK to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree in any subject available at the University of Cambridge.

Host Institution(s):

University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

Field of study:

Any subject available at the University of Cambridge

Number of Awards:

Gates Cambridge Scholarships are extremely competitive: over 4,000 applicants apply for 95 Scholarships each year.

Target group:

Citizens of any country outside the United Kingdom.

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Aug 252014

Now accepting MBA applications for 2015-2017 Pershing Square Scholars Now accepting MBA applications for 2015-2017 Pershing Square Scholars 

Pershing Square Scholars are extraordinary individuals with a passion for tackling world-scale issues while delivering sustainable and scalable impact. 

In the 21st Century, Pershing Square Scholars will re-define what it means to be a transformative global leader.

The Pershing Square Foundation has endowed up to five scholarships per year, which support extraordinary individuals in developing and realising their potential as future global leaders by fully funding the MBA year of the Oxford 1+1 programme.

Candidates will be invited to apply for the Pershing Sq  uare Graduate Scholarship once they have been accepted to the Oxford 1+1 MBA.

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Aug 252014


The Clarendon Fund offers over 140 full scholarships every year to academically excellent graduate students from all around the world. Clarendon scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic excellence and potential across all degree-bearing subjects at the graduate level at the University of Oxford. The scholarships cover tuition and college fees as well as a generous grant for living expenses.

NoteApplications will be open on 1 September.

Study Subject(s): Clarendon scholarships are offered for all subjects. There is no quota by subject or preference for any particular course type.
Course Level: 
All degree-bearing courses at the graduate level are eligible. This encompasses all full-time and part-time Master’s courses (MSt, MSc, BCL/MJur, MBA, MFE, MPhil, BPhil, MSc by Research, MTh, MPP) and all DPhil programmes. A list of all the graduate courses offered by the University of Oxford can be found on the Graduate Course Guide. Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma courses are not eligible for this scholarship.
Scholarship Provider: The Clarendon Fund, UK
Scholarship can be taken at: UK
Aug 232014


Information and information technology (IT) have increasingly become an integral part of products and services and form the foundation of business processes. Organisations must know how to make the right choices with respect to new IT systems and, at the same time, ensure that existing business processes continue to receive a high quality service from IT. Getting more value from IT is an increasingly important organisational competency. The IMMIT program is designed to address these new Information & Management challenges.

Application Deadlines for IMMIT program starting August 2015:

1 April 2015:  for all non-EU/EEA candidates and all candidates, who wish to be considered for an IMMIT scholarship.

1 July 2015:  for all EU/EEA candidates.

The IMMIT program is a multiple degree program jointly offered by IAE Aix Graduate School of Management, Aix Marseille Université (France), Turku University (Finland) and Tilburg University (The Netherlands).  Continue reading »

Aug 232014


The University offers a number of full tuition fee award scholarships to you if you are an exceptionally well-qualified student. Please note that this covers tuition fees only, not living expenses or accommodation. 

Application deadline: 17 October 2014

Application criteria for scholarships

Academic criteria:

Full scholarships, full fee awards, and fee awards of 50 per cent or more of the tuition fee require a First Class Honours degree (or international equivalent) unless otherwise stated.

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Aug 202014


The Center for Law & Economics at ETH Zurich has three professors and approximately 30 group members from law, economics, political sci-ence, and computer science. The Center holds three series of seminars which enable our group mem-bers to communicate with internationally leading researchers from all areas of law & economics on a regular basis. At the Center for Law & Economics, Professor Stefan Bechtold is looking for several Ph.D. students in law (intellectual property, antitrust, Internet law, law & economics)

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Aug 122014


RNTC is offering fellowships for developing countries‘ students. RNTC’s Fellowships are available for professional journalists, programme-makers, broadcast trainers and managers. RNTC Fellowships are unlike NFP fellowships Partial: they cover the course fee (up to 50%), not the costs for travel and accommodation. The fellowships will be awarded on academic and professional merit. RNTC’s Fellowships are available for professional journalists, programme-makers, broadcast trainers and managers coming from the following countries (a combined NFP list and low-middle-income countries according to the World Bank criteria).  Continue reading »

Aug 032014


Both the series of Arab uprisings in 2011 and the recent protests in Ukraine can be understood as the quest for a new social contract based on democratic and constitutional values. Citizens took to the streets to stand up against the monopoly of power, oppression and corruption. They challenged the existing political and social orders and expressed their desire for a new common narrative.

What impact do different forms of protest have on the pace and path of political change? How are new actors transforming state institutions? What consequences does this have for a society’s ability to negotiate its own future? How should we understand the relationship between state authority and society? How should we study states where governments fail to sustain capacities of control over societies within once established borders?

Ph.D. students researching the dynamics of political change and their impact on societies are invited to apply for a scholarship. We encourage the following topics, but will also consider other approaches:

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