Croatian Doctoral Research Fellowships at University of Alberta in Canada

University of AlbertaWirth Institute for Austrian and Central European Studies of the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada offers Croatian doctoral research fellowships. The Fellowship is valued at CAN $ 25,200.00 for the duration of 1 year. Croatian citizens enrolled in a PhD. programme at a Croatian university at all-but-dissertation level and have an excellent command of spoken and written English can apply for this fellowship. Applications should be submitted by email till 30 April 2013.

Study Subject(s): Fellowships are offered to study any courses offered by the Wirth Institute for Austrian and Central European Studies.
Course Level: This fellowship is available for pursuing doctoral research programme at the Wirth Institute for Austrian and Central European Studies.
Scholarship Provider: Wirth Institute for Austrian and Central European Studies of the University of Alberta.
Scholarship can be taken at: Canada

Eligibility: Young scholars from any discipline in the Humanities, Social Sciences or Fine Arts are invited to apply.  Candidates should be Croatian citizens enrolled in a Ph.D. programme at a Croatian university at all-but-dissertation level and have an excellent command of spoken and written English.  A sound reading knowledge of German or other Central European language and a proven research record (ideally in the form of publications), would be an asset.

Scholarship Open for International Students: The students of Croatia can apply for this fellowship.

Scholarship Description: The Croatian Doctoral Research Fellowship is tenable in the 2013-2014 academic year (1 September 2013 – 31 August 2014) at the Wirth Institute for Austrian and Central European Studies of the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada.  The Fellowship is valued at CAN $ 25,200.00 and will be paid in equal monthly instalments at the end of each month, beginning September 2013. The successful candidate will hold this fellowship at the Wirth Institute for Austrian and Central European Studies, and is expected to be actively engaged in Ph.D. thesis research.  Successful candidates are also expected to participate in the Institute’s cultural, scholarly and academic activities and events, particularly the development of academic relationships with institutions in Croatia. A willingness to engage with the local Croatian community and serve as a liaison between that community and the Faculty of Arts is also a requirement.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): The Croatian Doctoral Research Fellowship is tenable in the 2013-2014 academic year (1 September 2013 – 31 August 2014).

What does it cover? The Fellowship is valued at CAN $ 25,200.00 and will be paid in equal monthly instalments at the end of each month, beginning September 2013.

Selection criteria: Not Known

Notification:Finalists in the competition for this fellowship will be interviewed in Zagreb by the Director of the Wirth Institute for Austrian and Central European Studies by the end of May 2013.  Successful candidates will be advised by e-mail beforehand of the specific date, time and place of the interview. Decisions will be announced around 10 June 2013.

How to Apply: Applicants should submit a short English-language description (maximum 500 words) of their research project, a full curriculum vitae, and the names of two references.  Application should be submitted by e-mail to the Wirth Institute c/o Dr. Joseph F. Patrouch patrouch-at-ualberta.ca and the Ministry of Science, Education and Sports c/o Marija Crnic marija.crnic-at-mzos.hr

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 30 April 2013.

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Victor Stevenson Entrance Undergraduate Scholarships at Lakehead University in Canada

Lakehead UniversityThe Victor Stevenson Engineering Scholarship is open to applicants who are pursuing a university degree and career in engineering at Lakehead University. Scholarships are provided in the field of engineering. Students may not apply directly to the Foundation for this scholarship. Total offer is of $6,000. The application deadline is April 26, 2013.

Study Subject(s): Scholarships are provided in the field of engineering.
Course Level: This scholarship is available for pursuing undergraduate degree level at Lakehead University.
Scholarship Provider: Thunder Bay Community Foundation
Scholarship can be taken at: Canada

Eligibility: The Victor Stevenson Engineering Scholarship is open to applicants who are pursuing a university degree and career in engineering at Lakehead University.
-Applicant must be in their graduating year of a Thunder Bay High School.
-Applicant must have a minimum overall average of 80% in all Grade 12 credits (includes finals for 1st semester and
mid-term marks for 2nd semester.)
-Applicant must be seeking full-time admission to Lakehead University in an undergraduate engineering program.
-Applicant must have demonstrated community involvement and volunteer activities.

Scholarship Open for International Students: The students of Canada (nominated students from Ecole secondaire catholique de La Verendrye, Geraldton Composite School, Hammarskjold High School, Lake Superior High School, Manitouwadge High School, Marathon High School, Nipigon Red Rock District High School, Sir Winston Churchill C&VI, St. Ignatius High School, St. Patrick High School, Superior C&VI and Westgate C&VI) can apply for this scholarship.

Scholarship Description:  The Victor Stevenson Engineering Scholarship is open to nominated students from Ecole secondaire catholique de La Verendrye, Geraldton Composite School, Hammarskjold High School, Lake Superior High School, Manitouwadge High School, Marathon High School, Nipigon Red Rock District High School, Sir Winston Churchill C&VI, St. Ignatius High School, St. Patrick High School, Superior C&VI and Westgate C&VI. Each school is asked to select One (1) most qualified student pursuing a university degree and career in engineering at Lakehead University for consideration by our Grants & Scholarships Committee. Students may not apply directly to the Foundation for this scholarship.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): Not Known

What does it cover? Total offer is of $6,000.

Selection criteria: Each school is invited to nominate ONE (1) student for this scholarship.
-The Community Foundation evaluates applicants in the following four areas.
-Each area is weighted as follows:
- Academic performance (30%)
-Involvement in school and community activities (30%)
-Reference letter (10%)
- Essay (30%)
- Only successful applicants will receive notice from the Foundation.
-All decisions are at the sole discretion of the Board of Trustees and are final.

Notification:  Not Known

How to Apply: The mode of applying is by post.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is April 26, 2013.

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UMSU International Student Award at University of Manitoba in Canada, 2013

The University of Manitoba Students Union

The University of Manitoba Students’ Union (UMSU) offers UMSU international award in Canada. The International students can apply for this award. The awards valued at $1,000 each, will be offered to undergraduate students. Two scholarship awards are offered. Students must be enrolled either full-time or part-time in any faculty or school at the University, excepting the Faculty of Graduate Studies, and are members of UMSU. Student must have active participation in one or more student initiatives, campaigns, or organizations at University of Manitoba. Only one academic award is awarded to any candidate for September- August academic year. Send your application with a statement of 500 words and two letters of recommendation by electronically.

Study Subject(s): The award is provided to learn any of the course offered by the University.
Course Level: This award is for pursuing undergraduate degree level at University of Manitoba in Canada.
Scholarship Provider: The University of Manitoba Students’ Union (UMSU).
Scholarship can be taken at: Canada

Eligibility: -Are international students;
-Are enrolled either full-time or part-time in any faculty or school at the University, excepting the Faculty of Graduate Studies, and are members of UMSU;
-Have enhanced student life at the University of Manitoba through their active participation in one or more student initiatives, campaigns, or organizations.

Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: The International students can apply for this award.

Scholarship Description: The University of Manitoba Students’ Union (UMSU) is giving out awards to recognize international students who have made significant contributions to student life, and to help offset increasing tuition fees paid by international students.

Number of awards offered: Two awards are offered.

Duration of award(s): Not Known

What does it cover? Two awards, valued at $1,000 each, will be offered to undergraduate students.

Selection Criteria: Not Known

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: Candidates must submit an application form for the UMSU International Student Award, a statement (maximum 500 words) outlining how they meet the requirements for the award, and two letters of recommendation from people with first-hand knowledge of how the candidate has enhanced student life at the University, preferably from members of the campus community.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The deadline for applications is April 19, 2013.

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Tamarack Graduate Awards In Diabetes Research at University of Toronto in Canada

University of TorontoBanting & Best Diabetes Centre (BBDC), University of  Toronto offers graduate award in diabetes research. Graduate awards are available for Canadian students to pursue master’s and PhD program at the University of Toronto or one of its fully affiliated institutions. Applicant must be a full-time graduate student in the Faculty of Medicine. The student must be registered with the School of Graduate Studies by August 31, 2013 in order to receive funding. The award ranges normally between $12,000 and $16,000 for one year.

Study Subject(s): Scholarships are provided to carry out studies in diabetes research.
Course Level: This scholarship is available for pursuing master’s and PhD program at the University of Toronto or one of its fully affiliated institutions.
Scholarship Provider: Banting & Best Diabetes Centre (BBDC) an Extra-Departmental Unit of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
Scholarship can be taken at: Canada

Eligibility: -Applicant must be a full-time graduate student in the Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto. The student must be registered with the School of Graduate Studies by August 31, 2013 in order to receive funding.
-M.Sc. Students:  Applicants must be within the first 2 years of an M.Sc. program (as of September 2013) to be eligible to apply for this award. The BBDC will not support M.Sc. students in their 3rd or greater year of their masters program.
-PhD Students (Direct Entry): Applicants must be within the first 3 years of a direct entry Ph.D. program (as of September 2013) to be eligible to apply for this award.  The BBDC will not support direct entry Ph.D. students in their 4th or greater year of their program.
-PhD (Transfer) Students: Applicants who have transferred from a previous M.Sc. program must be commencing their 2nd, 3rd, or 4th year of study including time spent in the masters program (as of September 2013) to be eligible to apply.  The BBDC will not support PhD transfer students in their 5th or greater year of graduate studies.
-To qualify, the student must be carrying out studies in diabetes research.
-The research must be carried out at the University of Toronto or one of its fully affiliated institutions.
-The student’s primary supervisor must hold a full-time faculty appointment with the University of Toronto and must also be a registered member of the Banting & Best Diabetes Centre.  (Faculty who are new to the field of diabetes research and are not members of the BBDC can request free membership by contacting the Centre prior to submitting an application).
-Applicant must demonstrate financial need and must be either a Canadian citizen or have “permanent residence” status in Ontario by August 31, 2013. If the student is not a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident at the time of application submission, proof must be supplied before funding will be initiated.
-A supervisor may submit a maximum of 2 applications.
-Students who have received BBDC studentships in the past may submit an application for this year’s competition.

Scholarship Open for International Students: The students of Canada can apply for the scholarship.

Scholarship Description: The BBDC was established in 1978 as an Extra-Departmental Unit of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto with the primary objective of advancing diabetes research, education, and patient care. They currently offer several studentships, fellowships, and other support for qualified individuals involved in diabetes research at the University of Toronto and its affiliated institutions. In addition, we host educational events for researchers and diabetes health care professionals. The programs of the BBDC are mainly supported from the income on our endowment. They also receive generous contributions from industry and individuals which fund various research programs for students and fellows.

Duration of award(s): One year beginning on September 1, 2013 and ending on August 31, 2014.

What does it cover? Amount varies and is normally between $12,000 and $16,000 for one year.  The award will be administered in two equal installments payable in September 2013 and January 2014. (Outstanding student fees may be deducted from the January installment.). Students must accept external funding if awarded.  The BBDC will top up external awards to the maximum stipend allowed by the Faculty of Medicine (i.e. $25,401 for M.Sc. students, $27,401 for Ph.D. students) or less if mandated by the regulations of the external funding agency. M.Sc. students who are applying to transfer to a Ph.D. program will be eligible to receive the PhD stipend if they successfully transfer by August 31. Proof of transfer must be provided to the BBDC by this date.

Selection Criteria: Applications are reviewed by the BBDC Training and Research Excellence Committee and will be evaluated on the following criteria:
-The research project, including direct relevance of the work to diabetes
-Achievements of the student (i.e. grades, accomplishments, awards, and publications)
-Perceived potential of the student as indicated by letter of recommendation submitted with the application
-The research training environment
-A minor component of the evaluation may be based on any other factors that the reviewers consider relevant to this competition.

Notification: All applicants will be notified by August 2013. Funding decisions will also be posted on the web site.

How to Apply: Applicants must submit the following by the deadline date:
-A completed BBDC Graduate Studentship Application Form (PDF)
-A completed OSOTF Financial Needs Assessment Form (PDF)
-C.V. (3 pages maximum)
-Copy of cover and signature pages of studentship application(s) submitted to funding agencies
-One letter of recommendation
-Letter of support from proposed supervisor
-Official University transcript(s)

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is June 4, 2013.

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Tamarack Graduate Awards In Diabetes Research at University of Toronto in Canada

University of  TorontoBanting & Best Diabetes Centre (BBDC), University of  Toronto offers graduate award in diabetes research. Graduate awards are available for Canadian students to pursue master’s and PhD program at the University of Toronto or one of its fully affiliated institutions. Applicant must be a full-time graduate student in the Faculty of Medicine. The student must be registered with the School of Graduate Studies by August 31, 2013 in order to receive funding. The award ranges normally between $12,000 and $16,000 for one year.

Study Subject(s): Scholarships are provided to carry out studies in diabetes research.
Course Level: This scholarship is available for pursuing master’s and PhD program at the University of Toronto or one of its fully affiliated institutions.
Scholarship Provider: Banting & Best Diabetes Centre (BBDC) an Extra-Departmental Unit of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
Scholarship can be taken at: Canada

Eligibility: -Applicant must be a full-time graduate student in the Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto. The student must be registered with the School of Graduate Studies by August 31, 2013 in order to receive funding.
-M.Sc. Students:  Applicants must be within the first 2 years of an M.Sc. program (as of September 2013) to be eligible to apply for this award. The BBDC will not support M.Sc. students in their 3rd or greater year of their masters program.
-PhD Students (Direct Entry): Applicants must be within the first 3 years of a direct entry Ph.D. program (as of September 2013) to be eligible to apply for this award.  The BBDC will not support direct entry Ph.D. students in their 4th or greater year of their program.
-PhD (Transfer) Students: Applicants who have transferred from a previous M.Sc. program must be commencing their 2nd, 3rd, or 4th year of study including time spent in the masters program (as of September 2013) to be eligible to apply.  The BBDC will not support PhD transfer students in their 5th or greater year of graduate studies.
-To qualify, the student must be carrying out studies in diabetes research.
-The research must be carried out at the University of Toronto or one of its fully affiliated institutions.
-The student’s primary supervisor must hold a full-time faculty appointment with the University of Toronto and must also be a registered member of the Banting & Best Diabetes Centre.  (Faculty who are new to the field of diabetes research and are not members of the BBDC can request free membership by contacting the Centre prior to submitting an application).
-Applicant must demonstrate financial need and must be either a Canadian citizen or have “permanent residence” status in Ontario by August 31, 2013. If the student is not a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident at the time of application submission, proof must be supplied before funding will be initiated.
-A supervisor may submit a maximum of 2 applications.
-Students who have received BBDC studentships in the past may submit an application for this year’s competition.

Scholarship Open for International Students: The students of Canada can apply for the scholarship.

Scholarship Description: The BBDC was established in 1978 as an Extra-Departmental Unit of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto with the primary objective of advancing diabetes research, education, and patient care. They currently offer several studentships, fellowships, and other support for qualified individuals involved in diabetes research at the University of Toronto and its affiliated institutions. In addition, we host educational events for researchers and diabetes health care professionals. The programs of the BBDC are mainly supported from the income on our endowment. They also receive generous contributions from industry and individuals which fund various research programs for students and fellows.

Duration of award(s): One year beginning on September 1, 2013 and ending on August 31, 2014.

What does it cover? Amount varies and is normally between $12,000 and $16,000 for one year.  The award will be administered in two equal installments payable in September 2013 and January 2014. (Outstanding student fees may be deducted from the January installment.). Students must accept external funding if awarded.  The BBDC will top up external awards to the maximum stipend allowed by the Faculty of Medicine (i.e. $25,401 for M.Sc. students, $27,401 for Ph.D. students) or less if mandated by the regulations of the external funding agency. M.Sc. students who are applying to transfer to a Ph.D. program will be eligible to receive the PhD stipend if they successfully transfer by August 31. Proof of transfer must be provided to the BBDC by this date.

Selection Criteria: Applications are reviewed by the BBDC Training and Research Excellence Committee and will be evaluated on the following criteria:
-The research project, including direct relevance of the work to diabetes
-Achievements of the student (i.e. grades, accomplishments, awards, and publications)
-Perceived potential of the student as indicated by letter of recommendation submitted with the application
-The research training environment
-A minor component of the evaluation may be based on any other factors that the reviewers consider relevant to this competition.

Notification: All applicants will be notified by August 2013. Funding decisions will also be posted on the web site.

How to Apply: Applicants must submit the following by the deadline date:
-A completed BBDC Graduate Studentship Application Form (PDF)
-A completed OSOTF Financial Needs Assessment Form (PDF)
-C.V. (3 pages maximum)
-Copy of cover and signature pages of studentship application(s) submitted to funding agencies
-One letter of recommendation
-Letter of support from proposed supervisor
-Official University transcript(s)

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is June 4, 2013.

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2013-2014 Microsoft Scholarships for Undergraduate Students

Microsoft ScholarshipsMicrosoft is offering undergraduate scholarships for 2013/14 academic year. Applicants must be enrolled full time in a Bachelor’s degree program at a 4-year college or university in the United States, Canada or Mexico. The scholarship award is offered in computer science and related technical disciplines. Microsoft is offering four different types of technical scholarships: General Scholarships, Women’s Scholarships, Minority Scholarships and Scholarships for Students with Disabilities for the 2013-2014 academic year. The selection criterion is totally on merit basis. Applications must be emailed or postmarked no later than February 1, 2013.

Study Subject(s): Scholarships are offered for Computer Science and related technical disciplines(Microsoft need to see that applicants are making satisfactory progress toward an undergraduate degree in computer science, computer engineering, or a related technical discipline such as electrical engineering, math, or physics—and that the student demonstrate an interest in computer science).
Course Level: This scholarship is for pursuing Undergraduate degree level.
Scholarship Provider: Microsoft Corporation
Scholarship can be taken at: USA, Canada, Mexico

Eligibility:-To be eligible, applicants must be enrolled full time in a Bachelor’s degree program at a 4-year college or university in the United States, Canada, or Mexico at the time they submit the application.
-Plus, Microsoft need to see that they are making satisfactory progress toward an undergraduate degree in computer science, computer engineering, or a related technical discipline such as electrical engineering, math, or physics and that you demonstrate an interest in computer science.
-Because the scholarship is merit based, applicants must maintain a 3.0 cumulative grade point average out of a possible 4.0, or a 4.0 cumulative grade point average out of a possible 5.0.

Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: The students of Mexico, USA and Canada can apply for this scholarship. International students can also apply if they are currently studying in North America and meet the criteria for scholarship eligibility.

Scholarship Description: Microsoft scholarship provides a leg up so that the applicant can pursue undergraduate studies in computer science and related technical disciplines. Applicants will join a community of scholarship recipients from the United States, Canada and Mexico who share passion for technology and academic excellence. It all adds up to achieving their primary goal—making a real difference in the software industry. Microsoft is offering four different types of technical scholarships for the 2013-2014 academic year to current undergraduate students. International students can also apply if they are currently studying in North America and meet the criteria for scholarship eligibility. Applicant can apply regardless of their citizenship.

Number of awards offered: Not Known

Duration of award(s): The recipient of Microsoft scholarships will enjoy the benefits for one academic year.

What does it cover? Applicant may receive either a full or partial scholarship for the academic year. Full tuition scholarships will cover tuition for the academic year as posted by the financial aid office at recipient’s college or university. Microsoft will make payments to the designated school, and they’re not transferable to other academic institutions. The applicant may use the funds for tuition only not for other costs listed on their bursar bill, such as room and board.

Selection Criteria: Microsoft selects final candidates based on Eligibility, Quality of application, Displayed interest in the software industry, Commitment to leadership and Financial need.

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: The mode of applying is by post or by e-mail.

Scholarship Application Deadline: Do submit your applications till February 1, 2013.

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2013 Maureen Johnson Professional Development Scholarship in Canada

Scholarship is awarded annually to one dance teacher

2013 Maureen Johnson Professional Development Scholarship is awarded annually to one dance teacher for the Acrobatic Arts Module One Teacher’s Certification Course. Scholarship is offered to those who exemplifies a passion for professional development. The recipient of this scholarship will receive $350 as full tuition value.

Study Subject(s): The scholarship is provided to learn Acrobatic Arts .
Course Level: This scholarship is for pursuing certification course level.
Scholarship Provider: Maureen Johnson
Scholarship can be taken at: 
Students will get their studies in Canada.

Eligibility:-This scholarship will be awarded annually to one dance teacher who also exemplifies a passion for professional development.
-Maureen encourages her students to always strive to further their education. As a result, she has created dance instructors who, like herself, value life long learning.

Scholarship Open for International Students: The students of Canada can apply for this scholarship.

Scholarship Description: Maureen Johnson owned and directed Martin School of Dance and Baton Twirling for 53 years. Throughout her extensive career, Maureen never stopped learning. Her drive for ongoing professional development is evident in the many organizations from which she achieved accreditation. These include RAD, ADAPT, CDTA, and WBTF, to name a few.

Number of award(s): 1 scholarship is offered.

Duration of award(s):It is applicable for study of the course.

What does it cover? The recipient of this scholarship will receive full tuition to the Acrobatic Arts Module One Teacher’s Certification Course ($350 value).

Selection criteria: Not Known

Notification: The successful candidate will be notified by March 31, 2013.

How to Apply: The mode of applying is by post.

Scholarship Application Deadline: Applications should be submitted till March 1, 2013.

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