Scholarships in UK at University of Kent, The School of Politics and International Relations at the University of Kent is offering scholarships for Taught Master’s Students. The scholarships are open to all overseas applicants on MA taught programmes offered by the School at the Canterbury campus.
The School of Politics and International Relations is one of the UK’s most exciting and dynamic places to study Politics and International Relations. University combines high-quality teaching with cutting-edge research in a supportive environment that welcomes students from all over the world to undertake undergraduate, postgraduate taught and research programmes.Scholarships in UK at University of Kent,
Degree Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing taught MA programme within the School of Politics and International Relations at Canterbury.Scholarships in UK at University of Kent,
Eligibility: Applicants must meet the following area for these scholarships:
- Applicants must have submitted a separate, online, application for study on a taught MA programme within the School of Politics and International Relations at Canterbury in order to be considered for an Overseas Scholarship
- The scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic excellence and candidates with a 2.1 and above will be considered for an award
- Where candidates are rated equivalent in terms of academic excellence, their financial circumstances will (if possible) be taken into account in deciding on an award
- In order to take up a scholarship, it will be necessary for an applicant to meet all of the conditions specified in their offer of a place on an MA programme within the School of Politics and International Relations
- Scholarships may not be deferred
- Any scholarship offered must be verbally accepted within one week of offer and firmly accepted by signing the University’s Terms and Conditions and returning these within one week of the date of the letter from the University’s Scholarship Unit enclosing the Terms and Conditions. If not so accepted, the offer will automatically be withdrawn without further intimation to the applicant
- Students who are successful in the application will have the opportunity to act as international ambassadors for the School of Politics and International Relations
Eligible Nationality: Scholarships are open to all overseas applicants.
Application Procedure: Application form should be completed in full and sent via email. Along with this application form student should also submit:Scholarships in UK at University of Kent,
- A case for the award of a scholarship (no more than 1500 words)
- A piece of previous coursework (should not exceed 2,000 words)
The Standing Group on International Relations (SGIR) of the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) hosts annual summer schools, with Stockholm University being host in June 2017. The annual summer school will bring top scholars of international relations, recent PhDs, and PhD students together for a one-week intensive seminar series on core aspects of international relations (IR) research.
The theme of the SGIR Summer School 2017 is ‘Legitimacy and effectiveness in regional and global governance’.
- Coping with the challenges of trans-boundary policy challenges is a topical issue of the current global agenda and the object of a vivid debate among scholars.
- Global crises with regard to climate change, food, health, finance, or the economy have sparked debates about the role of legitimacy and effectiveness in adequately and rapidly responding to regional and global policy challenges.
- Students attending the summer school will receive 7.5 ECTS credits.
- Applications are invited from PhD students, research master students and advanced master students from political science, international relations, public administration or related areas like History, Human Geography, Economics, Social Anthropology, Sociology.
- Applicants must have completed introductory courses in political and administrative sciences or international relations at the BA-level.
- Applicants are expected to present their own research in the form of a research paper (6,000 to 8,000 words research paper or book chapter), and to discuss another participant’s paper.
- Exceptionally we will also accept project proposals or research plans. Students should send their papers to firstname.lastname@example.org by May 29, 2017.
Required application materials
- Curriculum Vitae
- Recommendation letter
- Research paper abstract (up to 500 words)
- All material to be sent to email@example.com by April 24, 2017.
- Decisions on admission will be made on May 1, 2017.
||Political Science, International Relations, Public Administration
||Open to all nationalities
||24 April 2017
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London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), University of London is offering 64 full scholarships for new PhD students.
Scholarship value: cover fees; living expenses; £18,000/year for four years (with annual renewal subject to satisfactory academic performance at the School).
Number of scholarships available: 64
Duration: 4 years
Nationality: Scholarships are available for UK, EU and Overseas (International) students undertaking full time research in any LSE discipline.
Selection Criteria: Scholarships will be granted on academic merit and research potential.
- There is no separate application form for these awards.
- The selection is based on the PhD application to the School.
- There will be 3 rounds of studentship selection, with a closing date associated to each round.
Application deadlines are as follows:
- 14 December 2016 (Department of Economics only)
- 9 January 2017 (including consideration for ESRC funding)
- 26 April 2017
- Applicants keen to be considered for this scholarship, must submit a complete online application for a place on a PhD programme
- Include the following supporting documents: references and transcripts
||University of London
||Economics, Political Science, Social Science
||Tuition fees+ £18,000/year
||Open to UK/EU and International students
||26 April 2017
The Vienna School of International Studies invites applications for the appointment of a Postdoctoral Fellow in International Studies. Geared towards promoting the professional development of the appointee, selected candidate will focus on its own research and do a limited amount of graduate teaching.
Duration: 2 years
Starting date: 25 September 2017
- yearly salary (before taxes and social security contribution) between EUR 33.000 and 39.000 (depending on seniority and experience)
- Applicant must hold or expected to hold PhD degree in a relevant discipline Economics, History, Law, or Political Science.
- Applicant must essentially demonstrate record of research achievement at the international level, a strong agenda for future research and previous teaching experience, preferably at graduate level.
- Apply online
- Research agenda (5-10 pages)
- Teaching documentation (e.g. syllabi of courses taught, student evaluation of courses taught, statement on teaching philosophy, etc) may be sent to us by e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) or mail (Dr Elisabeth Hofer, Vienna School of International Studies, Favoritenstrasse 15a, 1040 Vienna, Austria).
- 3 letters of recommendation (e-mailed directly by your referees/dossier service, or mailed in a sealed envelope).
||Vienna School of International Studies
||Economics, History, Law, Political Science
||between EUR 33.000 and 39.000
||Open to all nationalities
||16 April 2017
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Tallinn University invites applications for the postdoctoral researcher who will participate in the work of the Tallinn University (TU) Centre of Excellence in Interdisciplinary Life-course Studies. TU Centre of Excellence in Interdisciplinary Life-course Studies aims to enable the initiation and implementation of high level interdisciplinary research projects involving studies of life-course in cooperation with sociologists, demographers and political scientists.
- Applicants must hold a doctoral degree or an equivalent qualification in Sociology, Political Science, Demography or cognate fields awarded within the past 5 years as of the deadline for the submission of grant application.
- A doctoral degree defended outside of TU is required in the case of a post-doctoral fellow.
- Applicant must possess fluency in English (C1) for teaching and research.
Starting date: temporary position; September 1st 2017 to August 31st 2019
- Motivation letter addressed to the Rector in which the applicant provides an overview of the aims seeking to realize in developing the field of teaching, research and development or creative activity.
- Copies of the document proving the qualification to hold the position and its annexes.
- Originals of the document proving qualification and its annexes or certified copies may be requested from the candidate.
- List of research publications
- Link to the full text of, or, if it is not possible, a file of one representative research publication.
- The application documents shall be submitted only in English if proficiency in Estonian is not required from the person filling the position.
||Sociology, Political Science, Demography
||Open to all nationalities
||17th April 2017
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We are pleased to announce the call for Silk-Road Scholarship of Fall 2017.
- The Silk-Road Scholarship Program is jointly funded by the SBS Foundation and Seoul National University, established in Fall 2009. This program is designed specifically for students wishing to study Humanities and Social Sciences. Currently the scholarship is awarded for five(5) students annually with financial assistance covering the cost of full tuition fee and living expenses. Students from countries located in the area of the Silk-Road may apply. We believe that education and training of scholars in Humanities related to Korea and Social Sciences is not only central to expanding the international base of Korean studies, but also essential to strengthening global competitiveness of education and research. To this end, this program intends to promote, support, and contribute to:
- Expansion of the field of Humanities as a fundamental area of study which was under-funded due to the development of technology field
- Supporting education and research for international students
All applicants for this Program must fulfill all of following requirements:
- International (foreign) students who will be entering SNU for 2017 Fall or who graduated from the eligible universities of the Silk-Road Scholarship Program.
- Must be referenced by the university the applicants graduated in following countries:
- Myanmar, Vietnam, Laos, Indonesia, Cambodia, Thailand, Nepal, Afghanistan, India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Mongolia, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Yemen, Iran, Turkey, Egypt, Ethiopia, Hungary, Russia
- Potential master’s/Ph.D. students who applied for the designated departments which participate with the Silk-Road Program for the Fall semester:
- Humanities or Social Sciences (including Korean Language, History, Culture, Politics, and Economics)
- Demonstrate financial need
- Important factors in the selection of the scholarship recipients include:
- Commitment to pursuing a career in Humanities and Social Sciences.
- Financial need
- Potential contribution to Korean community.
About the Scholarship
- Only intended for Fall semesters
Value of the award Awards
- cover full tuition fees for 2 years (4 semesters) and provide a grant for living expenses (KRW 600,000 per month), a round-trip airfare up to KRW1, 000,000, and Korean classes up to 2 sessions.
- Scholarships are renewed semi-annually for up to 4 semesters on the basis of academic requirements.
- Students must maintain a grade point average of at least 3.0. to continue benefits from the scholarship.
- Admission Applications: Submit required documents to the Office of Admissions after completing the on-line application. (email@example.com)
- Scholarship Applications: Submit your Silk-Road Scholarship application to Office of International Affairs (2nd floor) by post or in person.
- When decisions are made, only accepted candidates will be contacted.
2017 Fall Important dates and notes
Number of openings
- Five candidates will be selected for Fall 2017 Deadline
- Applications must be submitted to Office of International Affairs no later than March 31(Fri), 2017, 18:00. Please note that applying late and the late arrival of application documents will not be considered under any circumstances.
- Postal Address: Office of International Affairs(Bldg.#152, 2nd floor), Seoul National University, 1 Gwanak-ro, Gwanak-gu, Seoul 08826, Republic of Korea.
- Scholarship recipients will be notified on June 23(Fri), 2017.
- Only recipients will be notified by e-mail.
- Recipients are expected to write a self-report to the Silk-Road Scholarship Committee on their work at the end of every semester.
- Silk-Road Scholarship Information : Notice Boards of http://oia.snu.ac.kr, http://en.snu.ac.kr
- The contact for further information on Silk-Road Scholarship Program. : firstname.lastname@example.org
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This Ramboll Scholarship, 2017 is for international students. A total of three scholarships each valued at DKK 25,000.
- Applicants of Ramboll Scholarship, 2017 must be studying Engineering, Natural Science, Political Science, Economics or Architecture.
- Applicants must intend to study outside Denmark.
- Candidates must be Diploma Engineer in semester 4 – 7 or studying on a Master’s level.
- Candidates applying for Ramboll Scholarship, 2017 must send a photo and 10 – 15 lines of text or a small video after they reach the country of study.
- letter of motivation
- CV in English
- a full budget plan for study abroad
- grade transcripts
- acceptance-at-University documentation
- documentation of courses planning to enroll
- statements of reference