1000 SCHOLARSHIP FOR DEVELOPING COUNTRIES | 2012-2013

The Heinrich Böll Foundation grants scholarships to approximately 1,000 undergraduates, graduates, and doctoral students of all subjects and nationalities per year, who are pursuing their degree at universities, universities of applied sciences (‘Fachhochschulen’), or universities of the arts (‘Kunsthochschulen’). We expect our scholarship recipients to have excellent academic records, to be socially and politically engaged, and to have an active interest in the basic values of the foundation: ecology and sustainability, democracy and human rights, self determination and justice.

Germany: Undergraduate Scholarship | Postgraduate Scholarship | Master Scholarship | PhD Scholarship

By 1 September 2012 applications can be handed in by:

A. Applicants for a student scholarship

Students of all subjects who are pursuing a FIRST university degree and who gained their university entrance qualification from a German school (‚Bildungsinländer_innen‘)

1. Student scholarship – general: 

  • Applications are possible before you begin your study programme or within the first three semesters.

Special (but not exclusive) focus groups are:

  • First-generation students, students with a migrant background, or students from universities of applied sciences (‘Fachhochschulen’).
  • Students in MINT study programmes (mathematics, informatics, natural sciences, or technical subjects), especially with an environmental focus (e.g. environmental studies, climate studies, renewable energies etc.).

2. Student scholarship – journalism programme „Medienvielfalt, anders: Junge Migrantinnen und Migranten in den Journalismus“

  • Applications are possible before you begin your study programme or within the first three semesters.

B. Applicants for a doctoral scholarship (PhD)
1. Doctoral students of all subjects who gained their university entrance qualification in Germany and who wish to do their doctoral studies in Germany:

  • Applicants must provide proof that they have been accepted as a doctoral student by an institution of higher education in Germany or an EU country.
  • Preference will be given to dissertation projects related to the working areas of the Heinrich Böll Foundation.

2. Doctoral scholarships: Focus programme “Transformation Research”

  • Doctoral students from Germany and abroad who would like to apply for the focus programme”Transformation Research”.
  • Formal requirements like in paragraph B.1 or D.1.

By 1 March 2013 applications can be handed in by:

C. Applicants for a student scholarship

1. Students of all subjects who are pursuing a FIRST university degree and who gained their university entrance qualification from a German school (‘Bildungsinländer_innen‘)

1.1. Student scholarship – general: 

  • Applications are possible before you begin your study programme or within the first three semesters.

Special (but not exclusive) focus groups are:

  • First-generation students, students with a migrant background, or students from universities of applied sciences (‘Fachhochschulen’).
  • Students in MINT study programmes (mathematics, informatics, natural sciences, or technical subjects), especially with an environmental focus (e.g. environmental studies, climate studies, renewable energies etc.).

Further information about 2012-2013 scholarship application, please click HERE

2012-2013 UK SCHOLARSHIPS FOR DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

The University of Westminster is a diverse centre for study located in central London, UK, offering international scholarship to students from developing countries to study in the UK for the academic year 2012-2013.

Scholarship Amount: Full tuition fee waivers, accommodation, living expenses and flights to and from London.

Eligibility: You must be an international student from a developing country (see developing countries list below)

Criteria: Academic excellence, development potential and financial need.

2012-2013 UK Scholarships for Students from Developing Countries

  • Afghanistan
  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • American Samoa
  • Angola
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Argentina
  • Armenia
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bangladesh
  • Belarus
  • Belize
  • Benin
  • Bhutan
  • Bolivia
  • Bosnia-Herzegovina
  • Botswana
  • Brazil
  • Bulgaria
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Cape Verde
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Comoros
  • Congo, Dem. Rep.
  • Congo, Rep.
  • Costa Rica
  • Cote d’Ivoire
  • Croatia
  • Cuba
  • Djibouti
  • Dominica
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • Egypt
  • El Salvador
  • Eritrea
  • Ethiopia
  • Fiji
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Georgia Republic
  • Ghana
  • Grenada
  • Guatemala
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Guyana
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Jamaica
  • Jordan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kenya
  • Kiribati
  • Korea, Dem. Rep.
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Laos
  • Latvia
  • Lebanon
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Libya
  • Lithuania
  • Macedonia
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Malaysia
  • Maldives
  • Mali
  • Marshall Islands
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritius
  • Mexico
  • Micronesia
  • Moldova
  • Mongolia
  • Montenegro
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Myanmar
  • Namibia
  • Nepal
  • Nicaragua
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Pakistan
  • Palau
  • Panama
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Paraguay
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Guyana
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Jamaica
  • Jordan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kenya
  • Kiribati
  • Korea, Dem. Rep.
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Laos
  • Latvia
  • Lebanon
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Libya
  • Lithuania
  • Macedonia
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Malaysia
  • Maldives
  • Mali
  • Marshall Islands
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritius
  • Mexico
  • Micronesia
  • Moldova
  • Mongolia
  • Montenegro
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Myanmar
  • Namibia
  • Nepal
  • Nicaragua
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Pakistan
  • Palau
  • Panama
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Rwanda
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Saint Lucia
  • Saint Vincent
  • Samoa
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • Senegal
  • Serbia
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • Solomon Islands
  • Somalia
  • South Africa
  • Sri-Lanka
  • Sudan
  • Suriname
  • Swaziland
  • Syria
  • Tajikistan
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand
  • Timor
  • Togo
  • Tonga
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • Turkmenistan
  • Tuvalu
  • Uganda
  • Ukraine
  • Uruguay
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vanuatu
  • Venezuela
  • Vietnam
  • Yemen
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

How to apply ?

To start your application, please click HERE

2012-2013 INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS FOR DEVELOPING COUNTRIES | DEVELOPING COUNTRIES SCHOLARSHIPS FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS 2012-2013

2012 OFID SCHOLARSHIPS FOR DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

2012 International scholarship | 2012 full scholarship opportunities are now open and available for international students from developing countries who wish to pursue higher education for the 2012-2013 academic year in any recognized university or college in the world.

OFID (The OPEC Fund for International Development) is pleased to announce that qualified applicants who have obtained or are on the verge of completing their undergraduate degree and who wish to study for a Master’s degree are welcome to apply for the OFID Scholarship 2012. The OFID Scholarship will be awarded to support two students or candidates for Master’s degree studies. The applicant may be from any developing country, and he/she must first obtain admission to pursue a Master’s (graduate) degree in any recognized university/college in the world. The Scholarship is open to those students who wish to pursue studies in a relevant field of Development or Energy Studies.

Scholarship value

The winner of the OFID Scholarship Award will receive a full tuition scholarship of up to US$50,000.

Eligible Countries for 2012-2013 OFID Developing Country Scholarship

* In addition to nationals of OFID Member States (Algeria, Gabon, Indonesia, Islamic Republic of Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Libya, Nigeria, Qatar, Saudi Arabia,  United Arab Emirates, Venezuela), nationals of the following countries are also eligible:

Africa Asia & the Middle East Latin America & the Caribbean       Europe
A
Angola Afghanistan
Armenia
Azerbaijan
Antigua  Albania
B
Benin
Botswana
Burundi
Burkina Faso
Bangladesh
Bahrain
Bhutan
Barbuda
Belize
Barbados
Brazil
Bolivia
Bosnia and Herzegovina
C
Cameroon
Cape Verde
Chad
Central African Republic
Comoros
Congo  DR
Republic of Congo
Cote d’lvoire
Cambodia Chile
Colombia
Costa Rica
Cuba
D
Djibouti  Dominica
Dominican Republic
E
Egypt
Equatorial Guinea
Eritrea
Ethiopia
Ecuador
El Salvador
F
Fiji
G
Gambia
Ghana
Guinea
Guinea Bissau
Grenada
Guyana
Guatemala
Guyana
H
Haiti
Haiti
Honduras
I
India
J
Jordan Jamaica
K
Kenya Kazakhstan
Kiribati
Korea D P R
Kyrgyz Republic
Kosovo
L
Lesotho
Liberia
Lao PDR
M
Madagascar
Malawi
Mali
Mauritania
Mauritius
Morocco
Mozambique
Maldives
Moldova
Mongolia
Myanmar
N
Namibia
Niger
Nepal Nicaragua,
O
Oman
P
Pakistan
Palestine
Papua New Guinea
Philippines
Paraguay
Peru
Panama
R
Rwanda,
S
Senegal
Seychelles
Sierra Leone
Somalia
Sudan
SwazilandSão Tomé & Principe
Samoa
Solomon Islands
Sri Lanka
Syria,
St. Christopher
St. Kitts & Nevis
St. Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname
T
Tanzania
Togo
Tunisia
Tajikistan
Thailand
Tonga
Turkey
Turkmenistan
U
Uganda Ukraine
Uzbekistan
Uruguay
V
Vietnam,
Y
Yemen
Z
Zambia
Zimbabwe

Eligibility for 2012 Scholarship

tips Must be between the ages of 23-32 at the time of submitting his/her application.
tips Must have obtained or be on the verge of completing their undergraduate degree with a Baccalaureate from an accredited college/university, or its equivalent.
tips Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 rating system, or its equivalent.
tips Must be a national of a developing country (please see list of eligible countries above)
tips Must select a subject of study that pertains to OFID’s core mission, such as: economics of development (poverty reduction, energy and sustainable development), environment (desertification), or other related science and technology fields.

How to apply ? please click HERE

———-2012-2013 INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS FOR STUDENTS FROM DEVELOPING COUNTRIES———

2012 Korean Government Scholarships for International Graduate Students

2012/2013 Korean Government Scholarship Program is designed to provide higher education in Korea for international students, with the aim of promoting international exchange in education, as well as mutual friendship amongst the participating countries. Inha University has been selected as one of esteemed universities in Korea for Korean Government Scholarship Program and makes this notice for 2012 KGSP application.

1. Total Number of Grantees : 345 
1) 2012 KGSP Allocations by respective Korean Embassies : 145 candidates (from 90 nations) /
15 (from 10 nations) overseas Korean adoptees are included.
2) 2012 KGSP Allocation for the Designated Korean Universities : 200 candidates (from 82 nations)
[Quota / Number of Nations / Name of Countries]
① 15 / 1 / The United States
② 7 / 1 / Turkey
③ 5 / 3 / Cambodia, Japan, Vietnam
④ 4 / 8 / Bangladesh, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Uzbekistan
⑤ 3 / 15 / Brazil, Ecuador, Egypt, India, Ghana, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar,
Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Romania, Russia, Ukraine
⑥ 2 / 22 / Algeria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bolivia, Colombia, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Gabon, Germany, Hungary, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kenya, Mexico, Morocco, Poland, Singapore, Tanzania, Taiwan, The United Kingdom, Uganda
⑦ 1 / 32 / Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bhutan, Bulgaria, Cameroon, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Cote d’Ivoire, Dominica, Guinea, Georgia, Greece, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Lebanon, Libya, Lithuania, Nicaragua, Panama, Rwanda, Serbia, Slovakia, Spain, Sudan, Tajikistan, Venezuela, Yemen, Zambia
※ No quota for China from University’s recommendation.

2. Inha University’s recommendation for 2012 GKS KGSP
1) Number of students for 2012 KGSP recommendation : Max. 15 students  (Max. 3 from one
country)
2) Deadline of application submission : March 20th(Tue), 2012
3) Place of submission : Graduate School Office(Building #1-317), Inha University, 100, Inha-ro,
Nam-gu, Incheon, South Korea (postal code : 402-751)
4) Required documents : One original document(placed in a separate envelope) and 3 extra
copies.
Please check the attached file for detailed information about application documents.
※ Applicants who want to get recommendation from Inha University should submit a letter of recommendation from a professor at Inha University to the graduate school office during application period. It’s strongly recommended that you’ll send at least a resume, study plan, and scanned files of your degree certificate and trans, when you contact a professor by an e-mail.
* For detailed information about a department and contact information about a professor,
please visit http://grad.inha.ac.kr/english/academics/MastersDoctoralProgram.asp
When you click the name of department, you’ll get MS Word file of specific information about each department.>

※ Pre-contact is recommended before sending application documents to Inha University.
(+82-32-860-8389, jiffy@inha.ac.kr / graduate@inha.ac.kr)

※ There are two tracks to apply for GKS Korean Government Scholarship Program; one is to get recommendation from universities in Korea, and the other is to get recommendation from Korean embassy in your own country. Applicants must choose only one way of them. Applicants who submit applications to both Korean Embassy and Inha University will be disqualified immediately.

3. Selection Schedule for 2012 KGSP 
1) Application deadline(Applicants → Inha University) : March 20(Tue), 2012
2) The 1st selection : March 21 ~ April 6
3) Deadline for Recommendation to NIIED (Inha University → NIIED) : April 13
4) The 2nd selection : Mid-April (NIIED Selection Committee)
5) Announcement for the results of the 2nd selection : April 30 (GKS websites : www.gks.go.kr)
6) Official Physical Examination : in May
7) Announcement for fianl successful candidates : June 11 (GKS websites : www.gks.go.kr)
8) Visa issue and flight ticket purchase : June 12 ~ July 31
9) Entry into Korea : August 27 ~ 29
10) NIIED Orientation : August 30 ~ 31
11) Korean language course : September 1 ~

4. Scholarship 
1) Period
① Korean language course : September 1, 2012 ~ August 31, 2013
- All scholars, unless exempted, must take one year of Korean language course in the designated language institution.
- Exemption from the Korean language course requirement: Korean proficiency at TOPIK Level 5 or 6(with certification).
- Scholars who have surpassed TOPIK Level 5 and want to start their degree course without the Korean language course should obtain permission from NIIED in advance.
- Only the scholars who will have passed at least Level 3 of TOPIK (the Test of Proficiency in Korean) after one year of Korean language course are permitted to start their master’s or doctoral program.
- Scholars who do not pass at least TOPIK Level 3 after one year of Korean language course should complete an additional six-month coursework in the Korean language.
② Degree program : September 1, 2013 ~
(Master’s program : 2 years, Ph.D program : 3 years)

2) Scholarship
① From Korean Government : Tuition (Less than KRW 5,000,000), Monthly allowance(KRW 900,000 per month), Research allowance(approx. KRW 200,000 per semester), Dissertation printing costs, Medical Insurance(KRW 20,000 per month), Flight tickets(Round-trip economy class ticket), etc.
② University : Entrance fee, Tuition which Korean Government Scholarship cannot cover.

5. Eligibility for Application
1) The applicant and his/her parents must have foreign citizenships.
* Applicants who hold Korean citizenship are not permitted to apply for this program.
2) Applicants must be under 40 years of age as of Sep.1st,2012 (born after Sep.1st,1972).
3) Applicants must hold a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree as of September 1, 2012.
* (Important) Applicants who have ever enrolled in a university in Korea will be disqualified from applying to the KGSP program. Specifically, an applicant who has previously enrolled in an undergraduate program, a master’s program, or a doctoral program in Korea cannot apply for this program.
4) Applicants must maintain a grade point average (G.P.A.) of at least 2.64 on a 4.0 scale, 2.80 on a 4. 3 scale, 2.91 on a 4.5 scale, or grades/marks/score of 80% or higher from the previously attended institution. If an applicant does not satisfy the above GPA criteria, he/she will be disqualified from applying to this program.
* If the tran is not indicated in grades/marks/scores format, or is difficult to convert into percentages, attachment of official explanation from the attended institution is required.
5) Applicants should be in good health, both mentally and physically, to stay in Korea for an
extended period of time.
6) Applicants who have Korean proficiency (TOPIK) or English proficiency (TOEFL(IBT), IELTS,
TOEIC) may be given preference.
7) Applicants who apply for natural science and technology program may be given preference.
※ (Important) Applicants who have ever enrolled in a university in Korea will be disqualified from applying to the KGSP program. Specifically, an applicant who has previously enrolled in an undergraduate program, a master’s program, or a doctoral program in Korea cannot apply for this program.

6. Selection Criterion for 2012 KGSP

1) All documents including tran, self-introduction, study plan, recommendations, published papers and awards, etc.,will be evaluated.
2) English(TOEFL(IBT), IELTS, TOEIC)/Korean(TOPIK) language proficency, Academic performances and awards, etc.
3) Nationality, Major, etc.

※ International students are allowed to apply for both Jungseok International

Scholarship(organized by Inha Univerisity) and 2012 GKS-Korean Government Scholarship(organized by NIIED) simultaneously, but if they are accepted by NIIED for KGSP (Korean Government Scholarship Program), Jungseok International Scholarship will be automatically cancelled.

The application period for these two program and the list of application document is different,so applicants carefully check notices about them on the homepage.
* Application for Jungseok International Scholarship : from mid-March to early April

※ The organization which manages GKS-KGSP(Global Korea Scholarship-Korean Government Scholarship Program) is NIIED(National Institute For International Education).

How to apply ? please click  HERE

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