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The Delft-Leiden Casimir Research School (Casimir) offers an advanced European scientific atmosphere to ambitious and talented MSc and PhD students interested in academic research, which crosses the traditional boundaries between fundamental and applied research and crosses the scientific disciplines. The school is initiated by leading physicists from the Leiden Institute of Physics (LION) at Leiden University and from the Kavli Institute of NanoScience at Delft University of Technology. The School is named after H.B.G. Casimir (1909-2000), professor in Theoretical Physics whose involvement in fundamental as well as applied physics left many traces in the Dutch scientific landscape. He is best-known for his discovery of the so-called Casimir effect and for his visions on science and research-management.
Sciences Po created the Emile Boutmy scholarship after the founder of Sciences Po (1871) in order to attract the very best international students from outside of the European Union. The Emile Boutmy Scholarship is awarded to top students whose profiles match the admissions priorities of Sciences Po and individual course requirements.
The Financial Support Office administers a variety of scholarships and award schemes. Altogether 1M€ was awarded to non-european students in 2009 out of a total of 2.1M€.
The Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship (DPDF) is organized to help early-stage graduate students in the humanities and social sciences formulate effective doctoral dissertation proposals.
Each year, the program offers training within different interdisciplinary fields of study under the leadership of pairs of tenured senior faculty, who define the fields and serve as research directors for groups of 12 graduate students. The students participate in two workshops: one in the spring, to prepare students to undertake summer research that will inform the design of their dissertation research; the other in the fall, to help students apply their summer research experiences to writing dissertation and funding proposals. Students may apply for up to $5,000 to cover summer research costs. Working together, research directors and graduate students design research that will help to shape evolving fields in the humanities and social science.
The Harry Ransom Center, an internationally renowned humanities research library and museum, announces its 2010-2011 Research Fellowship program.
The Ransom Center annually awards 50 fellowships to support scholarly research projects in all areas of the humanities, including literature, photography, film, art, the performing arts, music, and cultural history. Applicants must demonstrate the necessity of substantial on-site use of the Center's collections.
The University of Evansville, in partnership with EducationUSA, is again offering an OSEAS Scholarship of $14,000 per academic year to undergraduate students nominated by EducationUSA advisors worldwide (one per center).
This scholarship is guaranteed with 2 conditions: students are academically admissible to the University of Evansville and they submit the nomination form from the EducationUSA advisor. Students lacking English proficiency may begin in the University's Intensive English Center. The University of Evansville is proud to have been a nominee for the Best U.S. Institutional Partner award at the 25th anniversary of USBT celebration at the NAFSA conference in Washington D.C., May 2009.
Fascinating new college courses added to "Open Yale Courses," the University's free educational initiative, available to anyone with access to the Internet.
Open Yale Courses provides free and open access to a selection of introductory courses taught by distinguished teachers and scholars at Yale University. The aim of the project is to expand access to educational materials for all who wish to learn.
Bard College at Simon's Rock encourages international students to apply for Acceleration to Excellence Program (AEP) Scholarships to begin college early.
The Acceleration to Excellence Program undergraduate scholarships are merit awards that cover up to the full cost of tuition for students who apply to Simon's Rock during the tenth or eleventh grade and who have outstanding academic and extracurricular achievement. The AEP deadline is February 1 each year.
Osvita staff congratulate you with the winter holidays and wish you a Happy New Year and Merry Christmas.
We hope to see you in the next year and help you make your dreams come true!
The next meeting of the English Speaking Club - Osvita will take place on January 5, 2010, at Osvita office at 6 pm. The special guest of the meeting is Gary Fisher. As the number of seats is limited, please register in advance by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Osvita Educational Information and Advisign Center welcomes applications from citizens of Ukraine for the OSI/FCO Chevening Scholarships 2010-2011, which are jointly funded by the Open Society Foundation and the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office. The scholarships are intended to provide opportunities for postgraduate study in selected fields in the United Kingdom for scholars and young professionals who demonstrate both academic excellence and the potential to become leaders, decision makers and opinion formers in their home countries. Applicants must have excellent academic qualifications, a clear and precise proposal describing what they wish to study, and a fluent command of the English language. The scholarships cover all university and college fees, travel to and from the UK, and basic living expenses for a single person.
The OSI/FCO Chevening Scholarships provide fully funded awards for scholars and young professionals to study in the UK; they are jointly funded by the Open Society Foundation (OSF) and the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO).
Successful applicants must demonstrate both academic excellence and the potential to become leaders, decision makers and opinion formers in their home countries, and should have excellent academic qualifications. Applicants must also provide a clear and precise statement describing what they hope to gain out of their study in the UK, and have a fluent command of the English language.
The scholarships cover all tuition fees for a Master's degree course for up to one year, travel to and from the UK, and basic living expenses for a single person.
Twelve-month scholarships to read for an MA in Political Philosophy (The Idea of Toleration) at the University of York. Scholars wishing to apply should obtain further information about the degree course from the York website (http://www.york.ac.uk/depts/poli/prospective/pgt/courses/toleration/index.html).
Scholarships are available for scholars wishing to conduct postgraduate research as a Visiting Student at Oxford University in the Humanities, Social Sciences or Environmental Sciences. The scholarships cover all tuition fees for Graduate Visiting Students, travel to and from the UK, and basic living expenses for a single person for nine months from 1st October 2010 to 30 June 2011.
CEU Research Fellowship is a program for teachers and researchers holding Ph.D. or equivalent, working in Central and Eastern Europe (except EU), former Soviet Union, and Mongolia. Fellows are supported for a research period of one to six months, depending upon the type of research being undertaken.
niversity of California, Irvine School of Law will provide generous scholarships for its entire class of students arriving in August 2010, which will help ensure the high caliber of its second class.
Funded by private donations, these scholarships will provide all new students with at least 50% of their annual tuition payments through each of their three years at the Law School.
Outstanding students from outside the European Economic Area (holding a non-EEA-nationality) can apply for an Amsterdam Merit Scholarship (AMS). Candidates must be officially accepted into a full-time degree programme at the UvA. The candidate must not receive a full-coverage scholarship from another organisation for the same period of study as the AMS scholarship and must be able to comply with Dutch visa regulations.
The University of Leeds is pleased to offer at least nine Fully-Funded International Research Scholarships (FIRS), which are available for high quality international students who will be commencing PhD research study from Session 2010/11 for study in any Faculty at the University. The Scholarships may be held for up to three years, subject to satisfactory academic progress. The Scholarships will provide full international fees together with a maintenance grant of £13,490 1 for Session 2010/11.
The prestigious HSP Huygens Programme is open to excellent students from all countries. It is aimed at talented students who want to come to the Netherlands in the final phase of their bachelor's studies or during their master's studies.