AUSTRALIA: Free tuition to lure foreign postgraduates – News Article
- A desperate shortage of local students has forced Australian universities to offer free tuition to attract hundreds of masters, PhD and post-doctoral students from other countries. The nation’s booming resources industries are luring local engineering and science graduates with salaries of up to $100,000 (US$88,000) a year compared with the usual $20,000 as a postgraduate on a research scholarship.
- The University of Leeds is providing a number of Fully-funded University International Research Scholarships, which are available for high quality international students who will be commencing PhD research study from October 2009 for study in any Faculty at the University of Leeds.
- Due date for applications -31 October each year
- Eligibility – International applicants ONLY
- Programs of study = Research higher degrees
- Entry requirements = Honours 1 or equivalent
- Mode of study – Full-time
- Tenure – 2 years masters program or 3 years doctoral program (with possible 6 month ext)
- Stipend – none
- Tuition fees -This scholarship covers tuition fees only
- Other – Overseas Health Cover (self, spouse, dependants)
- Allowances – none
- Applications procedure – Applicants submit an RHD application, including Part B: Application for R-H-D Scholarship.
- All BioStruct Applicants are expected to have achieved excellent results in their graduation and to show a high motivation and commitment for PhD studies in biostructural research applied to molecular medicine or biotechnology. To be considered applicants must have submitted a complete application prior to the Actual Submission Deadline and must be fluent in written and spoken English and/or German language.
Loughborough University Graduate School Development Trust Africa Scholarships
- is delighted to announce full-fee scholarships for international full-time taught postgraduate students who are currently domiciled (permanently living) in Africa.
- These will be known as the Loughborough University Graduate School Development Trust Africa Scholarships. The scholarships will cover 100% of the course fees for your chosen postgraduate taught course for one year
- For PhD and Masters Research Study
- Locate a university in UK offering your area of study and apply for the ORS scholarship in that University.
- ORSAS was set up by the Secretary of State for Education and Science in 1979 to attract high-quality international students to the United Kingdom to undertake research. The Scheme is funded through the four UK higher education funding bodies (for England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland).
- The MCDC PhD programme offers support to candidates of high academic calibre who can demonstrate a strong commitment to research relevant to the prevention or control of malaria.
- A rigorous procedure will be used to select the most able African students to pursue PhD studies based in the African countries participating in the programme – Ghana, Malawi, Senegal, Tanzania, and Uganda. Approximately 20 students will be selected, and each allocated to one of the five African partner universities.
- are highly motivated independent thinkers under the age of 30 with demonstrated skills as agents of change, who are offered a unique opportunity to spend nine months away from their studies, careers or other formal commitments, for a period of reflection and self-realization – both personal and professional.
University of Huddersfield – SCHOLARSHIPS FOR DOCTORAL STUDENTS
- As part of a major expansion in research activity the University has announced the immediate availability of 125 fee-waiver scholarships for postgraduate doctoral research students with a further 125 to be made available in 2009-2010. The scholarships are available in all Schools, for all areas of research, and are open to Home/EU and International applicants who lack funding but have outstanding academic merit and excellent research potential. The scheme supports only full-time postgraduate doctoral research students and is not available for undergraduate, postgraduate taught courses or Master’s programmes. We anticipate that each year 75 of the scholarships will waive 100% of tuition fees and 50 scholarships will waive 50% of tuition fees.