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Newcastle University India Scholarships, UK

The International Office is delighted to announce 3 Newcastle University Indian Scholarship (NUIS PG) awards. These are available for high achieving Indian students applying for entry onto postgraduate taught degree programmes within the Faculties of Science, Agriculture and Engineering (SAgE), and Medical Sciences (FMS) commencing their studies in September 2011.  Each scholarship will have a value of £4,000, payable towards the first year of tuition fees.
Eligibility: You could be eligible to apply for a NUIS PG award if:  you have been offered a place on any postgraduate taught degree programme in the faculties of SAgE or FMS    you are an Indian national and have been assessed as international/overseas for fees purposes. You have an average of 70% or more in Bachelors degree and satisfy all other requirements.  You intend to register to start your studies during the 2011-12 academic years.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 30th June 2011

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2011 CSC Distance Learning Scholarships, UK

The following UK institutions are currently recruiting candidates who wish to be considered for CSC scholarships to study by distance learning for one of the degree programmes listed below.  Prospective candidates must be citizens of, and live and work in, a developing Commonwealth country.  Full details of these courses must be obtained from the institution itself. In June 2011, the Commission will be inviting all UK higher education institutions to submit an Expression of Interest in receiving Commonewealth Distance Learning Scholarships on behalf of any distance learning courses offered either directly, or in partnership with an overseas institution. The Scholarships cover the overseas tuition fees at the Masters degree level and are open to candidates who are citizens of a developing Commonwealth country.
The Commission expects all Expressions to be submitted with the approval of an institution and therefore they should be submitted through an appointed person in the first instance.   If the Academic Department of the University is not registered with the EAS, it is necessary to click on Apply to be a Nominating Agency; otherwise, the appointed person can start completing the form by clicking on Nomination, Advice and Admin Portal . There is a guide to completing the Expression of Interest form which can be found on the EAS webpage

Decisions on which proposals will be supported will be taken in January 2012; thereafter institutions will conduct a recruitment exercise with the selection of candidates taking place in July 2012 for September/October 2012 take up. All Expressions of Interest should be completed with reference to the 2011 Distance Learning Scholarships prospectus that will be available here in due course

Deadline: 9 September 2011.

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2011 Chancellor’s International Scholarships, University of Sussex, UK

Up to forty Chancellor’s International Scholarships of £3,000 are available to new overseas fee paying students each year who are applying to study at Undergraduate and Postgraduate taught degree level. The scholarships are available in the majority of Sussex Schools, and are awarded on the basis of academic performance and potential. The scholarships are offered for the duration of the degree programme, subject to satisfactory progress, and will be paid directly into your UK bank account or credited towards your tuition fees.

  • Have applied for and accepted a place to start an Undergraduate degree at the University of Sussex (e.g., BA, BSc, BEng, LLB, MEng, etc), or a Postgraduate taught degree (e.g., MA, MSc, LLM, MRes, Postgraduate Diploma, and Graduate Diploma) excluding the following degrees:
    * Programmes in the Institute of Development Studies, apart from the MA Gender and Development
    * MSc in Social Research Methods + DPhil combined (1+3 degrees)
    * BMBS degree in Medicine in the Brighton and Sussex Medical School
    * International foundation years, International Year One Diploma in Business and Management, and Pre-masters
    * Pre-Masters Degrees and Diplomas taught at partner colleges which are validated by Sussex.
    •Note: Applicants for Research degrees (e.g., MPhil, DPhil/PhD, EdD), current Sussex undergraduate students (except those applying to start a master’s degree), are not eligible to apply.
    Applications for places on our degree programmes must be made via UCAS for Undergraduate study, and on the Sussex website or Postgraduate Application form for Postgraduate study.
    •Be assessed as liable to pay fees at the “overseas” (namely the non-EU) rate.
    •Have sufficient funds to meet your tuition fees and living expenses, after taking account of the possible award of a Chancellor’s International Scholarship.
  • Students accepting a Chancellor’s International Scholarship may be required to undertake occasional promotional or support duties for the University of Sussex at times agreed between the student and the University.

    Scholarship Application Deadline:
    1 May,2011

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