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Phi Beta Kappa Association Graduate Scholarship 2011-2012, USA: Liberal Arts and Sciences

The Phoenix area Phi Beta Kappa Association carries out the mission of the national Phi Beta Kappa Society by Supporting local college students in the liberal arts with scholarships to Arizona State University and organizing attendance at events such as special art exhibits, campus tours, and social occasions.
The scholarship is announced to be Awarded to Inductee into the Arizona State University Beta Chapter of the Phi Beta Kappa Society.To apply for this scholarship the applicant must be admitted to an accredited graduate program for the fall 2011 and Plan to enroll for at least nine semester hours in brick and mortar classes in fall 2011.The applicant should be a 2009 or 2010 initiate of the Beta of Arizona Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa and show a demonstrated financial need in the personal statement.The amount of award is $1,000 for the first year of graduate study in a regionally accredited university.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 1 June 2011

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South Africa Rhodes Scholarships for Postgraduate Study at University of Oxford, UK

Applications are invited from outstanding young students who excel academically, demonstrate leadership, are committed to making a difference in the world, and have the energy to fulfil their ambitions. The Trust covers all costs, including University and College fees, and travel to and from Oxford. A comfortable living allowance is also provided. Candidates must be at least 19 and younger than 25 years as at 1 October 2012. The age limit has been extended by three years for MBChB
applicants who are doing their medical internships. Four scholarships are available for South African residents in general; one for KwaZulu-Natal; and one each for the alumni of Diocesan College, Paul Roos Gymnasium, St Andrew’s College, and South African College School. There is a further scholarship available for residents of Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia and Swaziland..

Scholarship Application Deadline: 15 August 2011

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2011 The Munkman Scholarship at School of Law, University of Edinburgh, UK

In memory of Athene Munkman, the School of Law is pleased to offer the Munkman Scholarship.  This award will provide £1,000 towards the cost of tuition fees for one student studying on the LLM in International Law.  Please submit only a single application form but state clearly on the form itself which awards you wish to be considered for. The School of Law is fortunate enough to be able to, each year, make a number of awards for postgraduate study, both at LLM, MSc and PhD level. It is a condition of eligibility that any applicant for an award has also submitted a complete application for admission to the relevant postgraduate programme in the School by that same closing date. In considering applications, the School will have regard in the first instance to this form but may also consider any information, including references, submitted as part of the application for admission. However, to assist the Selection Panel, the form must be completed in full, even where this duplicates information submitted as part of your application. You may copy and paste material from your application as appropriate.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 31 May 2011.

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