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  • Friday, May 25, 2018

  • CIIT

  • Economics

The aim of the department of economics is to attract talented and high quality students by offering them prestigious scholarships. To achieve this objective, the department offers “Tuition Fee Waiver Scholarship” to the students at both graduate (MS Economics) and under graduate (BS Economics) levels for the full duration of their study. Under this scholarship, the awardees are waived of their full tuition fee in all semesters provided they maintain a minimum CGPA of 3.00, and no “C” grade or below in any course in any semester. However, students are required to pay allied charges in each semester. The eligibility criteria and other details of the scholarship are as under:

BS (Economics)

  • Maximum number of scholarships in each semester is 20.
  • The duration of the scholarship is 8 semesters (maximum). After 8 semesters, student has to pay full dues of the semester including tuition fee.
  • The minimum eligibility criterion is 80% marks in intermediate or equivalent.
  • Awardee is required to maintain a minimum CGPA of 3.00, and no “C” grade or below in any course in any semester.
  • If CGPA falls below 3.00, or a “C” or lower grade is obtained in a course in a semester, the scholarship will be suspended. The resumption of scholarship will require re-obtaining a minimum CGPA of 3.00 with no “C” or lower grade in next semester.
  • Awardee is required to pay allied charges in each semester. All charges other than tuition fee fall in this category.

MS (Economics)

  • Maximum number of scholarships in each semester is 15.
  • The duration of scholarship is 4 semesters (maximum). After 4 semesters student has to pay full dues of the semester including tuition fee.
  • The minimum eligibility criteria for MS Economics program is:
    • Minimum 75% marks in relevant sixteen years of education in annual system.

OR

  • Minimum 3.5 CGPA in BS or equivalent in semester system.
  • Awardee is required to maintain a minimum CGPA of 3.00, and no “C” grade or below in any course in any semester.
  • If CGPA falls below 3.00, or a “C” or lower grade is obtained in a course in a semester, the scholarship will be suspended. The resumption of scholarship will require re-obtaining a minimum CGPA of 3.00 with no “C” or lower grade in next semester.
  • Awardee is required to pay allied charges in each semester. All charges other than tuition fee fall in this category.

  • Friday, May 25, 2018

  • CIIT

  • International Office

Brief Description:

The IWC-Ken Thiess Scholarships (Type A) and the IWC Masters Scholarships (Type B) are prestigious scholarships awarded annually to high calibre candidates who clearly demonstrate potential to become future water leaders to study the IWC Master of Integrated Water Management (MIWM) at Griffith University.

Course Level: Masters (MS) Degree

Subject(s): Masters in Integrated Water Management (MIWM) 

Grants:

 A – Each scholarship is valued at approximately AU$ 92,645 and will cover full tuition fees, living costs, return air travel to Australia, university student amenities fee, student visa, and overseas health cover.

B – The scholarship is valued at approximately AU$ 52,500 and will cover full tuition fees.

Eligibility: To apply for an IWC Masters Scholarship, candidates must have at least two years of professional experience (paid work or volunteering experience) relevant to the program and following completion of an undergraduate degree.

To view the entry requirements for the MIWM program, please check the Griffith website for entry requirements for international applicants.

Deadline: 1 Aug 2018 (annual)

For more detail about eligibility and how to apply, please https://watercentre.org/master-of-integrated-water-management/tab/pillar4/

  • Friday, May 25, 2018

  • CIIT

  • International Office

The Solar Radiation Management Governance Initiative (SRMGI), in partnership with TWAS, is proud to open the call for proposals for a major new SRM modelling fund for developing country scientists: the DECIMALS Fund (Developing Country Impacts Modelling Analysis for SRM). DECIMALS will support scientists from the Global South who want to analyse how SRM geoengineering might affect their regions. 

Main objectives of the research grant:

  • To support excellent science on the potential impacts of SRM;
  • To build the capacity of developing country scientists to play a greater role in analysis and discussion of SRM;
  • To expand the conversation around SRM with local stakeholders;
  • To build South-South and South-North links over SRM research and discussion.

Important information:

  • A research grant will amount to a maximum of US$70,000. Up to $60,000 will go towards supporting research scientist salaries, and up to US$10,000 will be used to support additional activities and purchase equipment related to the grant;
  • The 2018 DECIMALS grants will be provided in August or September 2018, with projects to be completed by the end of 2020.

Subject Areas
The programme provides support for research projects in the following fields of science: 

  • Solar radiation management
  • Climate change, 
  • Agriculture, 
  • Natural disasters, 
  • Climate impact analysis

Eligibility of Applicants

  • Principal investigators for the DECIMALS grant should have a PhD and significant research experience and must be nationals of one of the developing countries of this list.
  • Researchers should operate in a university or research institution in one of the eligible countries and should contact TWAS if they expect to be away from their institution during the period of the grant for longer than three months.
  • SRMGI will look favourably on applications from countries that do not already have SRM research projects.
  • There are no age limits for DECIMALS grant applicants.

Funding is only available for modelling or analysis of physical climate change or any climate impact, e.g. agriculture, ecosystems, water resources. Social science research is not supported at this stage.  

For more information about how to apply
please visit: https://twas.org/opportunity/twas-srmgi-decimals-funds-research-grants

  • Friday, May 25, 2018

  • CIIT

  • International Office

Brief Description:

“COMSATS Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme” is now open for applications to study in Turkey. International students are eligible to apply for this scholarship. The Scholarship is available to promote international academic and research exchange and co-operation with developing countries, BCSIR introduced Postdoctoral Fellowship programme. The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBITAK) is the leading agency for management, funding and conduct of research in Turkey. It was established in 1963 with a mission to advance science and technology, conduct research and support Turkish researchers. The Council is an autonomous institution and is governed by a Scientific Board whose members is selected from prominent scholars from universities, industry and research institutions.

Course Level: Scholarship is available to pursue postdoctoral degree programme.

Subject(s): Scholarship is awarded to researchers working in the fields of “Biomass Chemistry, Natural Products and Solar Cells”.

Grants: During the scholarship period of 6 months, accommodation and 500 USD stipends will be provided for scholarship holder by BCSIR.

Eligibility: International students are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

To be eligible for this scholarship you must meet the following requirements:

  • A researcher,
  • Works in the fields of “Biomass Chemistry, Natural Products and Solar Cells”
  • Has a PhD degree in these subjects
  • At least 1-year research experience after completing PhD
  • Younger than 45 years old
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Deadline: COMSATS Post-Doctoral Scholarship” programme will be open for applications during the whole year.

For more detail about eligibility and how to apply, please https://www.tubitak.gov.tr/en/announcements/comsats-postdoctoral-fellowship-programme-is-open-for-applications                                                                                                                 

  • Friday, May 25, 2018

  • CIIT

  • International Office

Brief Description:

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)offers scholarships to international students who wish to study at Japanese universities as undergraduate students under the Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship Program for 2019.

Course Level: Bachelor’s Degree

Subject(s): Those who wish to study in Japan as an undergraduate student must choose a field of major from two major fields: (1) Social Sciences and Humanities and (2) Natural Sciences.

Grants: The scholarship includes tuition and other fees, allowance of 117,000 yen per month, an additional monthly stipend of 2,000 or 3,000 yen may be provided to those undertaking study or research in specially designated regions, and travel costs to and from Japan. Please refer to the official website for full scholarship benefits. The scholarship period will last for five years from April 2019 to March 2024, including one-year preparatory education in the Japanese language and other subjects due to be provided upon arrival in Japan.

Eligibility: (1) Nationality: Applicants must have the nationality of a country that has diplomatic relations with Japan. An applicant who has Japanese nationality at the time of application is not eligible. However, persons with dual nationality who hold Japanese nationality and whose place of residence at the time of application is outside of Japan are eligible to apply as long as they choose the nationality of the foreign country and give up their Japanese nationality by the date of their arrival in Japan. Applicant screening will be conducted at the Japanese diplomatic mission in the applicant’s country.

(2) Age: Applicants, in principle, must have been born between April 2, 1994 and April 1, 2002.

Applicants who have completed 12 years of schooling in countries other than Japan. (Applicants who will meet the above qualifications by March 2019 are eligible. However, applicants wishing to enroll from the autumn term through direct placement must be expected to complete 12 years of schooling by August 2019.)

  1. Applicants who have completed their studies at a school equivalent to a Japanese upper secondary school in countries other than Japan. (Applicants who will meet the above qualifications by March 2019 are eligible.)
  2. Other than the above 1 and 2 conditions, applicants who are eligible for enrollment in a Japanese university at the time of application.

(4) Japanese Language: Applicants must be willing to learn Japanese. Applicants must be interested in Japan and be willing to deepen their understanding of Japan after arriving in Japan.

Deadline: varies per country

For more detail about eligibility and how to apply, please https://watercentre.org/master-of-integrated-water-management/tab/pillar4/

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