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Masters Fellowships for International Students 2011 in Netherlands

The Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP) fosters capacity building within organizations in 61 developing countries by providing training and education to their mid-career staff members at the University of Twente. The Netherlands Fellowship Programmes is an initiative of the Dutch government.

Country of origin
Afghanistan, Albania, Armenia, Autonomous Palestinian Territories, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia-Hercegovina, Burundi, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Cape Verde, China (Excluding citizens from Hong Kong and Macao), Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, DR Congo, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iran, Ivory Coast, Jordan, Kenya, Kosovo, Macedonia, Mali, Moldova, Mongolia, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Peru, Philippines, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Surinam, Tanzania, Thailand, Uganda, Vietnam, Yemen, Sudan, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

Field of study: All
Level of study: Master
Requirements for application
Applicants must:
be a national and working in one of the countries above
be a mid-career professional with at least three years work experience
be nominated by his/her employer
have been unconditionally admitted by the University of Twente to one of the master degree programmes
have completed an NFP Master’s Degree Programme application form and have submitted all the required documentation to the Netherlands embassy or consulate
not be employed by a large industrial, commercial, international or multinational organization
offer evidence of proficiency in speaking and writing the language of instruction
be available for the entire period of the programme and be physically and mentally able to take part in the entire programme
declare that they will return to their home country immediately after the study programme has ended
comply with country-specific rules set by RNE (for more information please contact the Netherlands Embassy or consulate in your home country)

candidate must not have received an NFP fellowship or any other fellowship in the three years prior to the start of the proposed programme (MA, SC or PhD)
Deadline for application
Study programmes starting in the first quarter 2011:
1 October 2010 except for Tanzania and Bangladesh

Study programmes starting in the third quarter 2011: 1 March 2011 except for Uganda, Tanzania, Indonesia and Bangladesh
subsistence allowance
tuition fee
international travel
personal allowance
study materials
visa costs
travel within the Netherlands
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Santander Universities

Due to Bournemouth University’s membership of the “Santander Universities” group, scholarships are available to applicants from the countries listed below and who are applying for an eligible Masters programme.

Which nationalities may apply for this scholarship?

Applicants who are nationals of, and resident in, the following countries may apply:
* Argentina
* Brazil
* Chile
* Columbia
* Mexico
* Peru
* Portugal
* Puerto Rico
* Spain
* Uruguay
* Venezuela

To which courses does this scholarship apply?
* MSc Forensic Toxicology by research
* MSc Forensic and Biological Anthropology
* MSc Biodiversity Conservation
* MSc Environmental Informatics
* MSc Environmental Management by Research
* MSc Geoinformatics by Research

How much is the scholarship worth?
How is this scholarship paid?
Scholarships are paid by a reduction in tuition fee or by cheque
How many scholarships are awarded annually?

Four scholarships are awarded for students commencing their studies in September 2010.
What are the criteria for this scholarship?
* You must be able to demonstrate an exceptional academic profile (equivalent to a UK 1st Class Honours degree as assessed by NARIC)
* You must articulate your vision of how you intend your future career to develop, and how your intended postgraduate course will help you achieve that vision. You should provide evidence of your commitment to these goals based on your previous practical or academic achievement.

How do I apply?
You can download the BU Postgraduate Scholarship application form here:

* BU Postgraduate Scholarship application form (PDF – 95kb)

The deadline for applications is 31 July 2010 although you can apply at the same time or after you have submitted your course application form.
Successful applicants will normally be informed by 31 August 2010.

Although we may contact you with a decision in principle based on any predicted grades, your award will not be formally approved until you hold an unconditional firm offer.

Further information: ask BU Students Service Bournemouth University

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