academic achievement | Scholarship for Nigerians and Africans

Wetherell Scholarship for Undergraduate Studies in University of Central Florida, USA

Must demonstrate academic achievement and hold a GPA of at least 3.0.
• Must be enrolled as an undergraduate student in a Regional Campusmajor @ the UCF Daytona campus for a minimum of (9) credit hours
per semester.
• Must be a graduate of a Volusia or Flagler County high school and matriculatedthrough Daytona State College.
• The scholarship may be awarded to the same student in successive semesters until graduation, provided the recipient is making satisfactory
progress toward
Scholarship Application Deadline:1 Aug,2011

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The Nordstrom Scholarship Program 2011-2012, USA

Nordstrom Scholarships give bright, deserving kids the help they need to achieve their goals.This scholarship is for hardworking high-school students with dreams of a higher education.To apply for this scholarship candidate must be a high school junior ,live and attend high school in one of the participating states designated by Nordstrom.The applicant should have and maintain a cumulative unweighted GPA of at least 2.7 on a 4.0 scale throughout your high school career,and be eligible to attend a four- year college or university in the United States.
The amount of the scholarship will be $10000,paid out in equal installments of $2,500 over four years to the college of their choice. Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic achievement, awards/honors, leadership, school activities, community/volunteer activities, financial and employment history. Awards are granted without regard to race, creed, color, religion, gender, or national origin.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 16 May 2011

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International Occupational Therapy Scholarship, UK

Our International Occupational Therapy Scholarships programme is open to occupational therapists from India applying to study at Sheffield Hallam University on the MSc Applying Occupational Therapy programme who will be enrolling in September 2011. The scholarships will be awarded to well-qualified students who demonstrate professional achievement in the personal statement on their scholarship application form. Successful applicants will have their course fees reduced by £3000, making the overall programme fee £8,520. The MSc Applying Occupational Therapy Programme comes from the same Faculty as the successful MSc Applying Physiotherapy course which has a 100 per cent success rate in preparing students for Health Professions Council registration, a requirement for working in the UK. Demand for occupational therapists in health and social care remains strong in the UK.
Eligibility: To be eligible to apply for the Postgraduate International Occupational Therapy Scholarship you must

  • be classed as an international student for fees purposes
  • have a good undergraduate degree
  • have, or expect to achieve, a minimum of IELTS 6.5
  • be enrolling on the MSc Applying Occupational Therapy Course at Sheffield Hallam starting in September 2011
  • be able to evidence professional achievement in your personal statement
  • have submitted your course application
  • The scholarships panel will consider the quality of the personal statement alongside academic achievement when allocating scholarships. The panel will be held after the closing date and applicants will be notified approximately one week after the closing date using the contact details provided on their application form. The decision of the panel is final.

    Scholarship Application Deadline: 20 July 2011

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