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University of Twente Scholarship for International Students, Netherlands

The UT Scholarship is awarded by the Foundation University of Twente Scholarship Programme of the University of Twente. The UT Scholarship is meant for international students who show excellence, both academically as well as socially. The UT Scholarship is awarded for one year of study and is extended for a second year if study results are sufficient. Please note that you can only be nominated for the UT Scholarship after you have been (provisionally) accepted by the educational programme of your choice. The amount of the scholarship will be determined by the faculty with a maximum of €20,000. Please be aware that only a limited number of scholarships are available. Only the most excellent students will be nominated. After being admitted to the University, the faculty may decide to nominate you for the scholarship. In that case the faculty will contact you to confirm your interest in the scholarship..

Scholarship Application Deadline: You cannot apply for the UT Scholarship yourself. You can only be nominated by the faculty of the university for a UT Scholarship between October 2010 and May 2011.

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Talisman Vietnam Postgraduate Scholarship for International Students, Canada: Petroleum Geosciences,Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Physics, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Chemical and Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Natural Resources, Energy and Environment

With the objectives of contribution to enhancing quality of the local workforce in oil and gas industry of Vietnam, Talisman Vietnam Limited (TVL) is pleased to sponsor two full postgraduate scholarships for fall enrolment of academic year 2011 for Vietnamese professionals wishing to undertake a Master’s degree in petroleum related fields at the University of Alberta (U of A), Canada.

The scholarships aim to provide opportunities for postgraduate study at the U of A for young professionals in early or mid-career, who demonstrate both academic excellence and the potential to become leaders, decision-makers and opinion-formers in Vietnam.

Each scholarship provides tuition fee at the U of A, a stipend to cover living costs (for one person only) for maximum two years and return air travel to Vietnam (the return flight must be taken within three weeks of completion of the program of study).
3. Who is eligible to apply?
Applicants must:
• display intellectual ability and leadership potential;
• meet minimum English language standards – IELTS band score 6.5 (with not less than 5.0 in any skill) or paper based TOEFL minimum score of 550 (paper-based) or a total score of 88 with a score of at least 20 on each of the individual skill areas (internet-based).
• If you apply for MBA degree, in addition to the English Language skills evidence above, you need to provide either GMAT score minimum 600 (paper-based) or 100 (internet-based) with at least 20 on each of the individual skill area or GRE 1100 total (verbal 450 and quantitative 650)
and will normally be expected to:
• have a good academic record. Only candidates with an “excellent” (gioi or xuat sac – 8.0+) or “good” (kha – 7.5+) first degree will be considered.
• not already have received or be currently receiving financial benefit from a previous Government-Funded Scholarship;
• not already had the chance of studying in Canada or another developed country;
• not already been awarded a university doctorate from another academic institution;
• Industry experience would be a plus

Scholasrhip Application Deadline: 30 April 2011

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2011 Victoria PhD Scholarship for International Students, New Zealand

To encourage postgraduate research Victoria offers scholarships to those about to begin their doctoral  studies. These scholarships are awarded on academic merit and are open to New Zealand and international students in any discipline.
The Victoria PhD Scholarship consists of a $21,000 per annum stipend plus domestic tuition fees for up to three years. These scholarships are offered to the top ranked candidates in any round. Scholarships will be awarded in three selection rounds.
Applicants who do not clearly meet the academic criteria may be considered under any of the following categories for a Victoria Doctoral Scholarship:
+ The applicant has a strong academic record and is recognised as showing the potential for research
+ The applicant has significant work experience or significant peer esteem in the research field to which they are applying.
+ The applicant has a recognised record of publications.
+ The applicant’s proposed research would contribute significantly to the School, Institute or Centre’s Research Plan.
+ The involvement of the applicant in the School’s programme of research would assist in building a ‘critical mass’ of research and/or involve
collaboration between institutions.
+ The strategic direction of the proposed research could invlove joint initiatives with the business community to develop future commercialisation of the research.

Scholarship Application Deadline: on 1 March 2011 , 1 July 2011 and 1 November 2011

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