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Mar

Adelaide Graduate Research Scholarships (AGRS)

The University of Adelaide, Australia offers a number of Adelaide Graduate Research Scholarships exclusively to its recent graduates to continue their education via a Masters or Doctorate degree by research.

 Applicants must have complete their four year undergraduate degree including first class honours in a research based honours program at the University of Adelaide in that semester OR have completed the above that year or in the previous year.

Worth of Awards

The AGRS provides:

  • Course tuition fees for two years for a Masters degree by Research and three years for a Doctoral research degree (an extension is possible for doctoral programs only), and
  • An annual living allowance ($25,392 in 2014) for two years for a Masters degree by Research and three years for a Doctoral research degree (an extension is possible for doctoral programs only).
  • No other allowances will be paid.

Note. The scholarship does not provide an Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) allowance.

Eligibility

In order to be eligible for consideration a student must:

  • complete their four year undergraduate degree including first class honours in a research based honours program at the University of Adelaide* in that semester OR have completed the above that year or in the previous year; or *This will be deemed to cover students who have completed all of their education at Adelaide and where the committee considers it appropriate students who have completed a lesser period of time but including the honours year.
  • be completing their masters degree** with a sufficient research component to be approved by the Research Education Development Committee as a degree acceptable for entry to the PhD (refer to the Academic Program Rules) at the University of Adelaide in that semester OR have completed the above that year or in the previous year; ** Students undertaking a coursework masters degree will be required to obtain an overall grade of Distinction with not less than a High Distinction in their research component(s) to be eligible for scholarships.
  • be eligible to enrol as a commencing student in a full-time postgraduate research program at the University of Adelaide in the following semester;
  • be an international student; and
  • not be currently enrolled in the higher degree by research program at the University of Adelaide for which the student is applying for a scholarship.
  • Note. Currently enrolled PhD students are not eligible to apply.
  • Note. Applicants who were considered in a previous round are not eligible for reconsideration.
  • The offer of a scholarship is contingent upon a student not being offered another award by the Commonwealth of Australia, The University of Adelaide, or an overseas sponsor. The University reserves the right to withdraw an offer of a scholarship at any time prior to enrolment if it is advised that an awardee has been offered a scholarship equal to or in excess of the financial value of the award offered by the University.

To apply and for more information visit here

Deadline: Closing Date for semester 2 intake: April 30, 2014.
12
Mar

2014/15 University of Portsmouth Scholarships for Nigerians, Ghanaians

The University of Portsmouth invites Nigerian and Ghanaian students who applied for one of the following full-time taught master’s postgraduate degrees in the university to apply for the 2014/15 scholarships. The courses are:

 School of Earth and Environmental Sciences:
  • MSc Engineering Geology
  • MSc Geological and Environmental Hazards
  • MSc Environmental Geology and Contamination
  • MSc Crisis and Disaster Management

Department of Geography:

  • MSc Geographical Information Systems
  • MSc Coastal and Marine Resource Management

Worth of Award

  • The scholarships will be in the form of a 20% fee reduction from any tuition fee but please note, it cannot be taken in conjunction with any other fee reduction or bursary offered by the University.
  •  The scholarship is a one-off award towards a one year Masters fees and is non-renewable and only valid for study on the courses listed above.

Eligibility

  • The scholarship is open to applicants from the following countries:
  • Nigeria: Scholarship is open to all Nigerian applicants who hold a minimum G.P.A 3.0/5 (which is a high Second Class Lower) in a relevant subject.
  • Ghana: Scholarship is open to all Ghanaian applicants who hold a minimum of a Second Class Upper in a relevant subject.

To apply and for more information visit here
Deadline: July 31, 2014