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  • Wednesday, December 11, 2019

  • CUI

  • International Office

Introduction:

This program was launched by the Graduate School of Science (GSS) of the University of Tokyo (one of the world’s leading research-education universities) as part of its campaign begun in June 2010 for promoting the internationalization of the GSS by inviting talented young students from abroad. UTRIP is an intensive summer research program targeted at undergraduates who have a keen interest in pursuing an M.S. or Ph.D. degree in the future. During the program, the participants receive intensive instruction and guidance on conducting research from renowned faculty members belonging to the GSS’s five departments of Physics, Astronomy, Chemistry, Earth & Planetary Science, and Biological Sciences.

The program is open to students who are currently enrolled in the second or a later year at an accredited college or university outside of Japan, and who are majoring in a natural science or related field. The program also includes an excursion outside of Tokyo as well as a short course on the Japanese language and culture.

UTRIP is a gateway to pursuing an advance degree and experiencing academic life at UTokyo. Take this opportunity to get a head-start for challenging the rigors of graduate study in the natural sciences

Financial support to cover participation expenses: 

UTRIP participants will be granted financial support to cover their costs and expenses in two forms: 
  • The Graduate School of Science (GSS) Scholarship for UTRIP-Related Expenses (“GSS-UTRIP Scholarship”),  More information may please be sought from: 
    https://www.s.u-tokyo.ac.jp/en/utrip/financial-support/

  • The FUTI Award (Friends of UTokyo, Inc.) Please note that the FUTI Award is applicable to students who are currently enrolled in U. S. universities regardless of their citizenship. When an applicant is selected to receive the FUTI Award, he or she cannot concurrently receive a GSS-UTRIP Scholarship. A GSS-UTRIP Scholarship will be applicable when an application to the FUTI Award is rejected by the sponsor.

Conditions to receive the financial support: 
  • All participants are required to stay at the facilities designated by the school during the program period regardless of the form of financial support to be granted. 
  • Participants shall not leave before completing the program without obtaining prior written consent from both the supervisor of the host laboratory and the Head of the International Liaison Office.
For more information about eligibilityhow to apply online and important dates, please visit: 
  
N.B: Students are requested to kindly keep International Office of CUI in loop while applying through online, this will help us to pursue the nominations in University of Tokyo, Japan. Thanks. 

  • Wednesday, December 11, 2019

  • CUI

  • CSC


Incharge China Study Center of COMSATS University Mr. Ali Tawab had a meeting with Deputy Chief of Mission Ms. Pang Chunxue, Mr. Jia Wei, First Secretary, Mr Zhang Jiegen Second Secretary along with the team of CSC and a member of Chinese University Alumni.

 

Incharge CSC welcomed the new DCM in Pakistan and ensured her that CSC will continue its role in strengthening the academic linkages and people to people contact between CUI and China.

The projects of mutual interests were also discussed and DCM  appreciated the work done by the CSC previously and ensured  its support. It was also mutually agreed that CSC and Chinese Embassy will organize joint events such as seminars, workshops and lectures.

The meeting was concluded with the exchange of appreciation with commitment to make all efforts for better future.


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  • Tuesday, December 10, 2019

  • CUI

  • International Office

Brief Description:

With a view to enhance educational cooperation between China and Pakistan the Chinese Scholarship Council Govt. of China is offering Pakistani students/scholars to study and conduct research in Chinese universities.

China Scholarship Council (CSC), entrusted by the Ministry of Education of People's Republic of China, is responsible for the enrollment and the administration of Chinese Government Scholarship programs.

Now 289 designated Chinese universities offer a wide variety of academic programs in Science, Engineering, Agriculture, Medicine, Economics, Legal studies, Management, Education, History, Literature, Philosophy and Fine arts for scholarship recipients at all levels.

Course Level: Undergraduate /PhD Degree

Subject(s): Chinese Government Scholarship programs sponsor International students, teachers and scholars to undertake degree studies (Undergraduate, Master's & PhD) and Chinese language study or academic research in institutions of higher education in China.

Duration:

Chinese Government Scholarship covers both major study and Chinese language (preparatory) study. The table below illustrates the duration of each program.

Supporting Categories Major Study (including preparatory years) ( year) Chinese Language (preparatory study year)

Undergraduate students 4-5 1-2

Master's students 2-3 1-2

Doctoral students 3-4 1-2

Grants:

Tuition waiver: Tuition funds will be comprehensively used by the host university. It may cover scholarship students' education, administration costs and expenditures to support student activities.

Accommodation: free university dormitory or accommodation subsidy.

Chinese Government Scholarship for the Year 2020-2021

Stipend:

· Undergraduate students: CNY 2,500 per month;

· Master's students/general scholars: CNY 3,000 per month;

· Doctoral students/senior scholars: CNY 3,500 per month.

Travel Expenditure:

Travel expenditure would be borne by the scholarship winners themselves. HEC will have no financial responsibility.

Eligibility:

Basic requirements are as follow:

· Applicant must be citizen of Pakistan/AJK

· Must contain 12 years of schooling (FA/ Fsc or equivalent A-level) under the age of 25 years for undergraduate programs

· Must be a bachelor's degree holder under the age of 35 years for master's programs

· Must be a master's degree holder under the age of 40 years for doctoral programs

TORS:

· No manual or incomplete applications on e-portal will be entertained. All applicants must apply online on HEC portal and in Chinese Universities.

· HEC will shortlist eligible applicants on the basis of merit & the number of scholarship slots allocated for Pakistani students.

· In case of submitting false information at any stage, HEC reserves the rights to cancel and debar for all future scholarships as well as impose penalty, as decided by HEC.

· Only apply online before the deadline of 5th January 2020, DO NOT send hardcopies of application forms or any other documents to HEC at this stage of application process.

· It is the sole responsibility of student(s) applying for any professional degree (viz. Medical, Engineering, Agriculture etc.) to first get confirmed its accreditation from the respective Councils i.e. Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC), Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC), Agriculture Council, & Nursing Council etc.

Deadline: 5 January, 2020

For more detail about eligibility and how to apply:- Click here link

  • Monday, December 9, 2019

  • Business

  • International Office

Introduction:
 
Appended fully funded opportunity is submitted for kind perusal with the request to please disseminate the same among the faculty members of your Campus. 
 
In this context, it is requested that the nominations along with all required documents may please be submitted to this office till December 31, 2019 through the office of the Director of Concerned Campus (Faculty members from Islamabad Campus should route their application through the Head of Departments to International Office) for further processing and onward submission to MoST for consideration. Thanks.   

 

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FROM: The Centre for Science and Technology of Non-Aligned and Other Developing Countries (NAM S&T Centre)

TO: Scientists and Science Administrators in Member Countries of the NAM S&T Centre / NAM S&T-Industry Network Members

CC: Focal Points of the NAM S&T Centre in its Member Countries

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04 December 2019

Subject: NAM S&T Centre Senior Visiting Fellowship Call for Applications for 2019-20

            Greetings from the Centre for Science and Technology of the Non-Aligned and Other Developing Countries (NAM S&T Centre)!!

            The NAM S&T Centre (www.namstct.org) is pleased to invite applications for the NAM S&T Centre Senior Visiting Fellowship for the year 2019-20 (April 2019 to March 2020).

The objectives of the NAM S&T Senior Visiting Fellowship scheme are to provide opportunities to senior scientists, researchers and academicians of the Member Countries of the NAM S&T Centre and the Members of its NAM S&T – Industry Network to affiliate themselves with the S&T institutions located in another Member Country of the Centre for upgrading their research skills, undertaking short-term joint projects, delivering lectures, developing linkages and establishing closer cooperation with the scientists/institutions in their fields of interest. Scientists invited to attend workshops, meetings or conferences organised in another country are not entitled to apply for this Fellowship.

            Scientists, researchers and academicians possessing academic qualification of either Ph D. degree or at least 5 years experience after post graduation and engaged in R&D or management of scientific programmes in any field of science and technology are eligible to apply.

The maximum duration of the Fellowship would be for 10 days. However, it may be extended further upon mutual consultation between the visiting scientist and host institution based on the purpose of the visit, provided the cost of local hospitality including accommodation, meals and local transport for the visiting scientist for the extended duration is borne by the host institution.

Selected scientists will be provided full financial support by the NAM S&T Centre including return international travel fare by Economy Class and a subsistence allowance @US$ 125 per day for a maximum period of 10 days for accommodation, meals and other miscellaneous expenses.

Maximum five (5) Fellowships will be awarded each year and maximum one applicant from a particular Member Country or a Member of the NAM S&T – Industry Network can be awarded the fellowship in any year. Selection will be made strictly on competitive basis on the basis of the professional details of the applicants and their purpose of visit/plan of work.

Interested scientists, researchers and academicians may electronically submit their applications to the NAM S&T Centre (namstcentre@gmail.com) after getting the same recommended by the Focal Points of the NAM S&T Centre in their countries in the prescribed format. Following documents must be submitted as e-mail attachments:

i. Filled in Application Form (blank Form enclosed)

ii. A write-up on the purpose of visit with plan of work (in MS Word format)

iii. A short (maximum two pages) CV (in MS-Word format) in the Format enclosed with the Application Form.

iv. A letter from an institution in another Member Country inviting the applicant for affiliation with the institution for a stipulated period

v. Copy of the relevant pages of passport (in PDF or JPG format)

Last date for submission of application is 24th January 2020.

The Guidelines and blank Application Form for the Fellowship programme are enclosed. Lists of Member Countries and Network Members and contact details of the Focal Points of the NAM S&T Centre in these countries/organisations can be found on the Centre’s website; http://www.namstct.org.

Dr. Amitava Bandopadhyay,
Director General,
Centre for Science & Technology of the Non – Aligned and Other Developing Countries
(NAM S&T Centre), Core 6A, 2nd Floor, India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi – 110 003 (INDIA)

Phone: (+91)(11) 24645134/ 24644974 (O)
Fax: (+91)(11) 24644973
E-Mail: namstcentre@gmail.com
Website: http://www.namstct.org

  • Monday, December 9, 2019

  • CUI

  • Students Affairs

A Talk on "Higher Education and Scholarship Opportunities in Turkey was held at COMSATS University Islamabad (CUI), Attock Campus on December 05, 2019 at 1:30 pm. The talk is part of seminar series, organized under the program “Information Seminars for Higher Studies Abroad” with the objective to educate and orient CUI prospective candidates with respect to selecting, financing and applying for higher studies abroad.

The purpose of the session was to inform the faculty members and students on the opportunities available for higher education and scholarship opportunities in Turkey.  The Speaker was Dr. Muhmmad Yasir from the Department of Management Sciences, Attock campus. Dr. Muhmmad Yasir is a recipient of Turkey Burslari Scholarship and received his PhD in the field of Economics from EGE University, Turkey. He also has a Master degree in Finance from COMSATS University Islamabad and MSc. in Economics and Finance from International Islamic University Islamabad. He is an active researcher and teaches at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Dr.  Muhmmad Yasir talked about Turkey as a destination for higher studies and provided details on the different scholarship opportunities available for foreign students. In his presentation he shared the schedule for applying to these scholarships opportunities and further discussed the eligibility criteria and application processes.

A good number of participants attended the session and keenly paid attention to the talk. The audience acknowledged the usefulness of the information provided by the speaker. A copy of the presentation is uploaded at the CUI blogs.

The talk was organized by Directorate of Planning, Development and Human Resource Development in collaboration with the CUI, Attock Campus.

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