Law Scholarships for International Students at Newcastle University in UK. Photo Credit: Newcastle Univeristy /FB

Here is a great Scholarship opportunity for International students to study Law in the United Kingdom. Newcastle University is offering a number of full and partial scholarships for Home/EU and International students to study in the UK. Scholarships are available to pursue the postgraduate programme in the field of Law, Environmental Regulation and Sustainable Development and International Law.
Newcastle University is a public research university located in Newcastle upon Tyne in the North-East of England. The university can trace its origins to a School of Medicine and Surgery, established in 1834, and to the College of Physical Science, founded in 1871.

Study Program
Scholarships are available to pursue Postgraduate programme in Law

Field for Study 
 Scholarships are awarded in the following programmes:

  • LLM International Business Law
  • LLM Environmental Regulation and Sustainable Development
  • LLM International Law

Scholarship Benefits
Full and partial (£2,500-£3,000) tuition fee scholarships will be awarded.

Eligibility
The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship.

The Sir Mark Waller Postgraduate Law Scholarships are awarded exclusively on academic merit in recognition of academic excellence. This includes:


  • Recent graduates
  • Undergraduates completing their course before September 2016
  • Those currently completing professional legal qualifications
  • Non-Law graduates in a discipline related to the programme
  • International and home/EU students
  • Applicants must demonstrate academic excellence which is commensurate with a 2:1 Honours degree award or equivalent.


Applicants whose first language is not English and who have not undertaken any programme of study in which English is the medium of instruction will be required to show adequate language proficiency for postgraduate study in Law. Our requirement is IELTS 6.5 with at least 6.5 in writing.

Eligible Nationalities: International and home/EU students are eligible to apply for these scholarships.

How to apply for this scholarship
 All applications will be automatically considered for a scholarship and no separate scholarship application is necessary.

For information on how to apply for a place on one of the master’s programmes, please visit the postgraduate application site – we strongly recommend online applications.
Visit: Official Website here or Apply Online 

Application Deadline: There is no deadline or closing date. However, interested applicants are strongly advised to apply early.

Next Scholarship: International Merit Scholarships at Iowa State University in USA
Study in the United States of America: There is a great Scholarship opportunity for International Students to study in the United States. This scholarship is called International Merit Scholarships and it is offered by the Iowa State University in the US. 

Scholarship Overview 

The Iowa State University is inviting applications for offering International Merit Scholarships for the academic year 2017-2018. The International Merit Scholarship is awarded to students who have demonstrated strong academic achievement, and outstanding talent or achievements.

Iowa State is an international university with a friendly welcoming personality. Students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries come to Ames, Iowa, to choose from 100 majors, study with world-class scholars and hone their leadership skills in 800-plus student organizations. Iowa State offers a great environment where students can enjoy reaching their potential and discovering their passions.

Study Program
Scholarship is available to pursue the undergraduate programme.

Fields of Study
 Scholarship is awarded to learn any of the courses offered by the university.

Scholarship Benefits: There are two international Merit Scholarship levels (see below). Freshmen and transfer applicants are eligible for both levels of awards.

Level Scholarship Amount
Gold $8,000/year (renewable) *
Cardinal $4,000/year (renewable) *
* Freshman recipients will be funded for a maximum of 8 semesters, or completion of the degree, whichever comes first.
* Transfer recipients will be funded for a maximum of 5 semesters, or completion of the degree, whichever comes first.

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

Incoming international freshmen applicants and international transfer applicants with fewer than 66 transferable semester credits.

The following criteria must be met during your Iowa State career to maintain the scholarship:


  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 while enrolled at Iowa State
  • Continuous enrollment in a minimum of 12-semester credits each semester (summers not included)
  • Only students assessed non-resident tuition are eligible for this award
  • The award may only be used toward undergraduate tuition and fees

Nationality: International students are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

Entrance Requirements: Students must have minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 while enrolled at Iowa State.

English language and Test Requirements: For the purpose of applying for admission to Iowa State University, English may be considered your primary language only if you have been raised in an environment where English is the ONLY official language of your locality and nation, and English has been the primary language used in your home.

Applicants whose primary language is not English must meet the English proficiency requirement by any one of the options listed below.

Option Minimum Score or Grade Required
TOEFL Internet-Based TOEFL (IBT) score of 71 with a minimum score of 17 in both the Writing and Speaking sections
Paper-Based TOEFL (PBT) score of 530
IELTS Overall band score of 6.0 with no sub score below 5.5
PTE Score of 48
SAT If test was taken prior to March 2016, Critical Reading (CR) score of 420
If test was taken in March 2016 or later, Evidence-Based Writing and Reading (EWR) score of 460
ACT English sub-score of 19
Scores from any of the exams above must be sent to Iowa State University directly from the testing agency. Scanned copies, photocopies, and web results are not accepted. Below is the Iowa State University reporting code used by each testing agency:

Testing Agency Iowa State University Code
TOEFL    6306
SAT           6306
ACT 1320
IELTS IELTS does not utilize institutional codes
PTE PTE does not utilize institutional codes

How to Apply for this scholarshp: Application Requirements


  • A cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) comparable to a minimum of 3.0 out of 4.0 (B)
  • The SAT is not required, but if submitted, it will be considered
  • A resume or CV listing your achievements
  • One letter of recommendation
  • A 500-word essay. You may write something that will help the committee get to know you better and tell us why you deserve the award, or you may answer one of the questions provided on the scholarship application form
  • Applicants must be international students and must have completed an international application for admission.


 Deadline: Applying for the Scholarship

Term     Application Deadline
Fall             March 1
Spring   October 1
Photo credit: Iowa State University
Thousands of international students study at the University of Westmister in Uk: Photo by student Julie Ben

Here is a great Scholarship for International Students to study in the United Kingdom. The University of Westminster in the United Kingdom is providing a scholarship called Westminster Full International Scholarships. International Students from selected countries can apply. 

Scholarship Program
This scholarship is available for  both Undergraduate  and Post Graduate Students

Scholarship Eligibility: You must be an international student from a developing country and hold an offer for a full-time undergraduate degree at the University. The list of developing countries are provided below. The scholarship will be renewed each year subject to satisfactory academic performance.

Eligible Countries :  All developing countries 

Criteria: Academic excellence, financial need and development potential.

Scholarship Benefits
Full tuition fee award, accommodation, living expenses and flights to and from London.

Number available: 1

How to Apply 

UK and European students are encouraged to apply online for this scholarship. Students from other  developing countries can download the Application Forms below:


Send the completed Application forms by post to 

Scholarships Office
University of Westminster
Cavendish House
101 New Cavendish Street
London W1W 6XH
United Kingdom

Deadline: 4 May 2017 (provided annually)

Study in Malta and in Europe: Here is a great Scholarship for International Students to study in Malta. The scholarship is called Climate Action Scholarships and it is offered by the government of Malta.

Scholarship Overview 

The Scholarships in Climate Action are being offered as part of the Government of Malta’s commitment under the Climate Finance Package to provide support for capacity building in developing States.

The Course shall be open to applicants in possession of a first cycle degree in a discipline related to Sustainable Development or in any other area of study which the Board considers as appropriate, obtained in the ten years previous to registration for the Course.

Study Programs 

Scholarships are available for the postgraduate degree programme.

Field of Study
 Scholarships are available in Climate Action. Each scholarship will focus on one of the three key areas recognised as essential pathways for ensuring effective climate action on a national level.

These pathways are:

  • Mitigation of climate change and the development of a low carbon economy
  • Identifying risks and vulnerability to adapt to climate change and enhance resilience
  • Good governance of climate change.

Number of Awards: Varies

Scholarship Benefits: This scholarship funding will cover


  • Payment of the University of Malta Tuition Fees and/or Enrollment fee.
  • Health Insurance to cover a premium up to a maximum of EUR 500 per year. Students will be guided on this and other arrangements upon arrival.
  • Reimbursement for visa expenses amounting to 60 eur.
  • A monthly subsistence allowance amounting to EUR 750 per month to be used towards accommodation, living, transport, academic expenses and any other expenses that may arise. Students will receive this monthly allowance for a maximum and continued duration of 16 months. The study programme must be completed on a full-time basis within the same time-frame.
  • One return journey to the home country the cost of which is capped at 1000 euro. Any additional trips or travel costs higher than this amount will have to be covered by the student. The scholarship holders will be requested to attend the Orientation Programme that is organised for all new international students joining the University of Malta. This will be held towards the end of September 2017.

Eligibility
The Course shall be open to applicants in possession of a first cycle degree in a discipline related to Sustainable Development or in any other area of study which the Board considers as appropriate, obtained in the ten years previous to registration for the Course. Applicants may be asked to demonstrate competence in those skills required by the nature of the proposed research via an extended interview and the submission of appropriate documentation, provided that where deficiencies are identified applicants shall be required to take specific study-units intended to compensate for the deficit.

  • Applications should demonstrate a clear intention of returning to their home country at the end of their studies in Malta.
  • Applicants are requested to pay the application fee to the University of Malta in order for their application to be considered.
  • Applicants who wish to be considered for the scholarship are required to present a letter of motivation and three letters of reference.
  • Applicants for other courses will not be considered for these scholarships. Students who are accepted for the scholarship will not be allowed to shift their research to a different area of study other than that specified in the current call.

Nationality: Applicants from Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia Bosnia and Herzegovina Botswana Brazil Brunei Darussalam Burkina Faso Burundi Cambodia Cabo Verde Cameroon Central African Republic Chad Chile China Colombia Comoros Congo Cook Islands Costa Rica Cuba Côte d’Ivoire Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Democratic Republic of the Congo Djibouti Dominica Dominican Republic Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Equatorial Guinea Eritrea, Ethiopia Fiji Gabon Gambia Georgia Ghana Grenada Guatemala Guinea Guinea-Bissau Guyana Haiti Honduras India Indonesia Iran (Islamic Republic of) Iraq Israel Jamaica Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kiribati Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Lao People’s Democratic Republic Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Libya Madagascar Malawi Malaysia Maldives Mali Marshall Islands Mauritania Mauritius Mexico Micronesia (Federated States of) Mongolia Montenegro Morocco Mozambique Myanmar Namibia Nauru Nepal Nicaragua Niger Nigeria Niue Oman Pakistan Palau Palestine Panama Papua New Guinea Paraguay Peru Philippines Qatar Republic of Korea Republic of Moldova Rwanda Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Lucia Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Samoa San Marino Sao Tome and Principe Saudi Arabia Senegal Serbia Seychelles Sierra Leone Singapore Solomon Islands Somalia South Africa South Sudan Sri Lanka Sudan Suriname Swaziland Syrian Arab Republic Tajikistan Thailand The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Timor-Leste Togo Tonga Trinidad and Tobago Tunisia Turkmenistan Tuvalu Uganda United Arab Emirates United Republic of Tanzania Uruguay Uzbekistan ** Vanuatu Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) Viet Nam Yemen Zambia Zimbabwe can apply.

Entrance Requirement: The Course shall be open to applicants in possession of a first cycle degree in a discipline related to Sustainable Development or in any other area of study which the Board considers as appropriate, obtained in the ten years previous to registration for the Course.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirements: Applicants are required to present an internationally recognized English Language proficiency Certificate at the required level.

How to Apply for this scholarship
 Applicants need to have submitted their application online and provided copies of their academic qualifications and all other requested documentation to the University of Malta.

Apply Online Application  or visit the Official Website for more details on this scholarship

Deadline: The application deadline is May 5, 2017.

Next Scholarship: East Tennessee State University Merit Scholarships in USA
Here is a great Scholarship opportunity for International Students to Study in the United States in 2017/2018. The East Tennessee State University provides the International Students Academic Merit Scholarships for international students.

Scholarship Overview 

The International Students Academic Merit Scholarship is open to new international students seeking a graduate or undergraduate degree.

The aim of the Academic Merit Scholarship is to attract the best and most motivated people to the United States of America (USA).

East Tennessee State University determines credit awards for its courses and programs based on the professional judgement of its faculty in higher education and in alignment with its mission.

International students whose first language is not English may satisfy the English proficiency requirement by submitting documents required by the university.

Study Programs
 Scholarships are available for pursuing graduate or undergraduate programme at East Tennessee State University in USA.

Field of Study
 Scholarships are provided for any course offered by East Tennessee State University in USA.

Number of Awards: Varies

Scholarship Benefits 
 The scholarship covers 50 percent of the total of in and out-of-state tuition and maintenance fees only. No additional fees or costs are covered. The scholarship award can only be used for study at ETSU.

Eligibility
Applicants Must:


  • Students must first submit an application for admission before they can apply for the scholarship. Students may apply for the scholarship before being admitted to ETSU; however a scholarship applicant must be admitted to ETSU as a full-time, degree-seeking student before the scholarship application can be reviewed. ( undergraduate admissions, graduate admissions)
  • Have or plan to have an F-1 or J-1 student visa (F-1 visa information, J-1 visa information)
  • Have a demonstrated record of academic achievement
  • Fill out the scholarship application form.
  • Students are encouraged to apply for the scholarship as soon as they apply for admission to ETSU.

Additional Conditions


  • Recipients must maintain full-time status.
  • Undergraduate recipients must maintain a 2.75 grade point average in order to continue receiving the scholarship. Graduate recipients must maintain a 3.0 GPA.
  • The scholarship only applies to in and out-of-state tuition and maintenance fees. Recipients will be required to pay other fees such as program fees, course fees, housing costs, and medical insurance costs.
  • Recipients continuing from a bachelor’s to a master’s degree program must reapply for the scholarship.

Nationality
International applicants are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

Entrance Requirement: Scholarship is open to new international students seeking a graduate or undergraduate degree. Students may apply for the scholarship before being admitted to ETSU; however a scholarship applicant must be admitted to ETSU as a full-time, degree-seeking student before the scholarship application can be reviewed. (Undergraduate admissions, graduate admissions).

Test Requirement: ETSU requires official ACT/SAT scores from international freshman applicants under the age of 21 who graduated from a US high school. ETSU does not require ACT/SAT scores for admission purposes from international freshmen applicants who successfully complete secondary education in countries other than the U.S.

English Language Requirement: International students whose first language is not English may satisfy the English proficiency requirement by submitting one of the following:

TOEFL: 500 Paper based (PBT), 173 Computer based (CBT), 61 Internet based (iBT)
IELTS – International English Testing System:Score of 5.5

How to Apply for this Scholarship
 Students must apply for admission to ETSU before applying for the scholarship. Once an admissions application is submitted, the student may then apply for the scholarship. A student’s scholarship application will be reviewed once the student is admitted to the university. Applications received after the deadline will not be reviewed.

Apply Online  or Visit the Official Website 

Deadline: Completed applications need to be submitted by the following dates:

Preferred submission date:

Fall semester: no later than July 15th
Spring semester: no later than October 15th
Deadline for applications:

Semester census date (2 weeks from the first day of classes for the term)
Photo Credit; ETSU
Next Scholarship: University of Oslo PhD Fellowship in Clinical Nutrition in Norway
Here is a great scholarship opportunity for International students to study in Norway and in Europe: The University of Oslo is inviting applications for PhD fellowship in Clinical Nutrition. Norwegian and foreign applicants can apply for this fellowship.

Scholarship Overview
The main purpose of this project is to investigate the importance of hypercholesterolemia during pregnancy for later disease risk in children. The project is a collaboration between the University, National Expertise service for familial hypercholesterolemia, OUS and NIPH. Project at the University of Oslo professor Kirsten B Holven.

The University of Oslo, is the oldest, largest and most prestigious university in Norway, located in the Norwegian capital of Oslo. UoO attracts students and researchers from all over the world.

A good command of English is required for all students attending the University of Oslo. International students; PhD research fellows and post-doctoral research fellows who are not native speakers of English, must document their proficiency in English by taking one of the following internationally recognised tests.

Programmes
 Fellowship is provided for the doctoral programme at the University of Oslo

Fields of Study
Fellowship is tenable in Clinical Nutrition at the University of Oslo in Norway.

Number of Awards: varies

Scholarship Benefits:


  • Enthusiastic guidance in a stimulating and enjoyable working environment
  • Salaries in salary grade 50-57 (NOK 432 700 – 489 300)
  • Good pension in the state pension
  • Employment in an IW Enterprise a pleasant and challenging work environment
  • Good welfare benefits

Eligibility


  • Applicants must have master’s degree in clinical nutrition, etc.
  • Applicants must meet the character requirements as B or higher at the master education and not less than average grade C on bachelor degree
  • It is desirable that the candidate has previous experience with laboratory work, and preferably to have experience with one or more of these methods: Isolation of white blood cells (PBMC), isolation of RNA, PCR, and experience with metabolome analysis (lipid classes). In addition, documented experience with various statistical analyzes be an advantage.
  • Candidates with knowledge of / experience with the specific discipline will be preferred
  • Earlier scientific publication or manuscripts in nutrition research are emphasized
  • Applicants must be fluent in Norwegian and English spoken and written

Nationality: Norwegian and foreign applicants can apply for this fellowship.

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have master’s degree in clinical nutrition, etc.

Test Requirement: None

English Language Requirements: A good command of English is required for all students attending the University of Oslo. International students; PhD research fellows and post-doctoral research fellows who are not native speakers of English, must document their proficiency in English by taking one of the following internationally recognised tests.

TOEFL – Test of English as a Foreign Language
IELTS – International English Language Testing Service
Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) and Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) from the University of Cambridge
Applicants to the programme for the PhD degree in Science must obtain a minimum score of 550 (paper-based) or 213 (computer-based) or 80 (internet-based) on the TOEFL test or a minimum score of 6.5 on the IELTS (academic) test. The same applies to applicants for postdoctoral research fellow positions.

How to Apply for this Scholarship
 The mode of applying is online. The application must include:


  • Letters
  • CV (summarizing education, and academic work)
  • Copies of diplomas (including transcripts) and testimonials
  • Complete list of publications and any professional working as it should be taken into account during the evaluation process
  • Name and contact details of 2-3 references (names, affiliation to seek, email address and phone number)
  • In addition to copies of diplomas and certificates requested foreign applicants to enclose an explanation of the grading by the respective university. Please note that all documents must be submitted either in English or a Scandinavian language.

Apply Online Now  or Visit the Official Website

Deadline: The application deadline is March 29, 2017.

Next Scholarship: Lincoln University Undergraduate Scholarships for International Students in New Zealand
Here is a great scholarship opportunity for International Students to study in New Zealand. This scholarship is called the Global Challenge Scholarships and is provided by the Lincoln University in New Zealand.

Scholarships Overview

Lincoln University is inviting applications for Global Challenges Scholarship for international students. The scholarship is available to pursue an undergraduate degree programme.

The Global Challenges Scholarship is designed to transform passionate young people into co-operative, informed, social entrepreneurs who can think outside the box to address the pressing global challenges facing our planet today.

Lincoln University is a New Zealand university that was formed in 1990 when Lincoln College, Canterbury was made independent of the University of Canterbury.

Applicants must have a very good grasp of English, with an overall score of 6 in IELTS (or similar qualification), as the scholarship development programme has a strong focus on communication and co-operative work.

Study Programmes 

 Scholarship is available for an undergraduate degree programme at Lincoln University.

Fields of Study

Scholarship is offered in diverse fields to help students in upgrading their education.

Number of Awards: Varies 

Scholarship Benefits
 The University will pay $12,000 (NZD) towards one year of your tuition fees. You may have the opportunity to reapply for future years if you have met all the requirements of the programme.

Eligibility
To be eligible for a Global Challenges Scholarship as an international student, you must:
• Be eligible to enrol in an undergraduate degree at Lincoln
• Have completed secondary school in the past five years, achieved well academically and not attended another tertiary institution in New Zealand (if you have completed a diploma, undergraduate or postgraduate degree at other international institutions, you are not eligible for this scholarship)
• Have a strong academic background that demonstrates your ability to undertake and complete a university degree while maintaining involvement in scholarship activities
• Have a very good grasp of English, with an overall score of 6 in IELTS (or similar qualification), as the scholarship development programme has a strong focus on communication and co-operative work.
Nationality: International students are eligible to apply.

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have completed secondary school in the past five years, achieved well academically and not attended another tertiary institution in New Zealand (if they have completed a diploma, undergraduate or postgraduate degree at other international institutions, they are not eligible for this scholarship).

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirements: Applicants must have a very good grasp of English, with an overall score of 6 in IELTS (or similar qualification), as the scholarship development programme has a strong focus on communication and co-operative work.

How to Apply for this scholarship
 Applicants can apply for a Global Challenges Scholarship through the application system, MyLinc, when you apply to study at Lincoln University. The closing date for applications is 31 August. You’ll need to create a  MyLinc account, apply for your chosen course of study and then apply for the scholarship. You can change your course of study at any time, even after you have submitted your applications.

They will need the following information to process your Global Challenges Scholarship application:


  • A short video outlining your interest in a current global issue, to be uploaded to Vimeo (instructions in  MyLinc)
  • The details of two referees
  • Your acknowledgement that you agree to our terms and conditions, including the privacy policy.
  • Then you can save and submit your application. Please note that you are able to save your applications and return at any time before submitting them.
Visit the official Website to download or apply Online: Official Website

Deadline: The application deadline is August 31, 2017.

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