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Xiamen University International Scholarships 2011-2012, China

The Xiamen University announced scholarships for excellent applicants .The  scholarship is available for undergraduate’s, master’s and doctor’s students.Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens and in good health.Applicants for undergraduate studies must hold a high school diploma and not be older than 25, for undergraduate studies must hold a high school diploma and not be older than 25,for doctoral studies must hold a master’s degree and not be older than 45.The Scholarship recipients will have their tuition fees covered, up to a maximum of 3 years for a PhD, 2 -3 years for a Master degree and 4-5 years for a Bachelor degree. The recipients’ academic performance will be assessed each year and only those achieving the required standard will have their scholarship renewed for the following year.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 15 May 2011

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2011 Westminster International Scholarships at University of Westminster, UK

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

Eligibility: You must be an international student from a developing country and hold an offer for a full-time Masters degree.

Criteria: Academic excellence, development potential and financial need.These generous awards are aimed at fully funding you if you are from a developing country and will study a full-time Masters degree at the University. Particular preference will be given to you if you can demonstrate how the knowledge you acquire from your studies will aid the development of your own country.

Scholarship Application Deadline:31 May 2011

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2011 Small Grants for Thesis Writing, Africa: social sciences

The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) is pleased to announce its Small Grants Programme for Thesis Writing for the year 2011. The grants serve as part of the Council’s contribution to the development of the social sciences in Africa, and the continuous renewal and strengthening of research capacities in African universities, through the funding of primary research conducted by postgraduate students and professionals. Hence, candidates whose applications are successful are encouraged to use the resources provided under the grants to cover the cost of their fieldwork, the acquisition of books and documents, the processing of data which they have collected and the printing of their theses/dissertations.

The CODESRIA Small Grants Programme is open to graduate students and professionals currently registered in African universities, and preparing their theses and dissertations in all social science fields and other disciplines involving social or economic analysis. Preference is given to those registered for doctoral studies (PhD or equivalent), though few grants are available for Masters theses.

Scholarship Application Deadline:
17th June, 2011

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