6 PhD Scholarships in International Studies University of Trento, Italy

The PhD programme lasts three years, with a start date on 1 November 2017. The scholarships are funded as follows:

  • 5 by the University of Trento, Italy
  • 1 by European Research Academy of Bolzano (EURAC Research).

The scholarship is awarded for three years, subject to satisfactory progress, and is increased by 50% during research periods abroad. The scholarship is adequate to cover living expenses in Trento; no tuition fees are charged.


Besides the main research strand of the School of International Studies that deals with ‘Integration and disintegration of the European Union’, particular emphasis will be given to research projects on the following subjects:


Candidates who hold a Master’s Degree in one of the core disciplines of International Studies (mainly, but not limited to, Political Science, Sociology, Law, Economics and Humanities). Candidates who expect to be awarded their Master’s degrees by 31 July 2017 may also apply.

An advanced knowledge of the English Language (C1 level or higher) is required.

Applications  are invited from candidates from all nationalities. See the website for all details and link to the online application. In particular, candidates are asked to include a short summary of their proposed research (2.000 words max.) and a motivation letter.


The PhD Programme, entirely in English, is characterized by a strong interdisciplinary approach; it includes structured coursework (mainly first year) as well as periods for individual research abroad.

The programme provides students with excellent and advanced understanding of complex international processes in a rapidly changing world, and increases opportunities for employment as advanced researchers in university and international research centers, governmental and non-governmental organizations at European and international levels, as well as private companies operating globally.

Closing date for applications: 16 May 2017, 16:00 Italian time

Assessment of qualifications: week of 12 June 2017
Interview for shortlisted candidates: week of 26 June 2017

Online applicationhttp://www.unitn.it/en/node/1946

School’s websitehttp://web.unitn.it/drsis


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Scholarships in UK

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)

Application Form

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Medical Science Scholarships in UK at Newcastle University

Medical Science Scholarships in UK at Newcastle University. Newcastle University is offering a small number of scholarships for 2017 intake. Scholarships are open to international students for pursuing the master degree program at the Faculty of Medical Sciences.

University’s vision is to use strengths in research and teaching to improve the health of the population. Newcastle University’s Faculty of Medical Sciences is home to a world-leading collaboration of research scientists, engineers, medical doctors and teaching professionals. Key areas of focus include ageing, cancer, cell biology, genetics, drug development, medicine in society, and neuroscience.

If english is not student’s first language they will need to meet the university’s English language requirements for postgraduate courses.Medical Science Scholarships in UK at Newcastle University

Degree Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing master’s program.

Available Subject: The Faculty of Medical Sciences is offering a small number of scholarships for 2017 entry into the following courses: MRes Ageing and Health, MRes Animal Behaviour, MRes Biotechnology and Business Enterprise, MRes Cancer, MRes Cardiovascular Science in Health and Disease ,MRes Diabetes, MRes Epidemiology, MRes Evolution and Human Behaviour,MRes Immunobiology, MRes Medical Genetics, MRes Medical and Molecular Biosciences, MRes Mitochondrial Biology and Medicine,MRes Molecular Microbiology, MRes Musculoskeletal ageing (CIMA), MRes Neuromuscular Diseases, MRes Neuroscience, MRes Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine, MRes Systems Biology, MRes Toxicology, MRes Translational Medicine and Therapeutics, MRes Transplantation and MSc Medical Sciences.Medical Science Scholarships in UK at Newcastle University.

Scholarship Award: The value of award is £1,500

Eligibility: Applicants can only apply and be considered for a Faculty of Medical Sciences International Masters Excellence scholarship after they have been offered a place to study on their degree course and have been assessed as international for fees purposes. They must also be:
  • Registered at Newcastle University for the 2017/18 academic year
  • Registered for one of the following eligible courses
  • Wholly or partially self-financing
  • Defined as ‘international’ for fee purposes
  • Registered to study at Newcastle University city center campus
  • Students new to the University and not those transferring or repeating courses.

Eligible Nationality: International students are eligible to apply.

Application Procedure: Academic offer holders on an eligible course who have been assessed as international for fees purposes will be invited to apply for the Faculty of Medical Sciences International Masters Excellence Scholarship.Medical Science Scholarships in UK at Newcastle University

Deadline: The application deadline is May 31, 2017.

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ENIGMA ITN: 15 PhD positions

The ENIGMA ITN (European training Network for in situ imaGing of dynaMic processes in heterogeneous subsurfAce environments) invites applications for 15 PhD students.

Subject areas:

  • Geophysics
  • Hydrology
  • Soil Physics
  • Biochemistry


  • Applications are invited from all nationalities.
  • Applicant must be in first four years of his/her research career.
  • Applicant must not have been awarded PhD degree.
  • Applicants are required to undertake trans-national mobility (i.e. move from one country to another) when taking up the appointment. At the time of selection by the host organization, researchers must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in the country of their host organization for more than a year in the 3 years immediately prior to their recruitment.
  • Applicant must demonstrate excellent proficiency in English (both written and spoken)

Recruitment procedures

  • There will be a round of evaluation between March 25th, 2017 and March 31st, 2017.
  • There will be one other evaluation process in June 2017.
  • Candidates can continuously apply until June 2017.

How to apply:

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Organization European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and Marie Sklodowska-Curie Grant
Fellowship Level Doctoral
Country European countries
Subject areas Geophysics, Hydrology, Soil Physics, Biochemistry
Fellowship amount Varies
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline June 2017


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Ministry of Foreign Affairs Undergraduate Scholarships

Ministry of Foreign Affairs is awarding Undergraduate Scholarships for Foreign Service scholars to pursue studies in non-English speaking countries such as China, France, Germany and Japan, as well as in the UK and USA. Singapore citizens or permanent residents are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

MFA has global operations in 50 Overseas Missions worldwide and our people are pivotal to the Ministry’s success.  Individuals with a keen interest in the public sector will find opportunities to pursue a fulfilling career in safeguarding and advancing Singapore’s interests.

Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue the undergraduate programme.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded for most disciplines.

Scholarship Award: Scholarship offers:

  • Tuition fees and other approved charges
  • Maintenance and other allowances
  • Return airfare
  • Sponsorship of approved exchange programme and Master’s degree

Number of Scholarships: Not Known

Scholarship can be taken in China, France, Germany and Japan, as well as in the UK and USA.

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • Singapore citizens or permanent residents intending to take up citizenship
  • Strong leadership qualities and interest in public diplomacy and international relations
  • GCE ‘A’ Levels, International Baccalaureate, Polytechnic diploma (with merit) or equivalent

Nationality: Singapore citizens or permanent residents are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: GCE ‘A’ Levels, International Baccalaureate, Polytechnic diploma (with merit) or equivalent.

English language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.

How to Apply: To apply, send your scholarship application through this website now!

Application Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is April 30, 2017.

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Erasmus Mundus program: Masters grants, Europe

After seven successful years in the framework of the Erasmus Mundus program, the European Union has once again recognized the excellence of the CLE Master Course.

The program aims to:

1. foster excellence, quality improvements, innovation, excellence and internationalisation in higher education institutions (HEI);
2. increase the quality and the attractiveness of the European Higher Education Area  and supporting the EU’s external action in the higher education field, by offering full degree scholarships to the best Master students worldwide;
3. improve the level of competences and skills of Master graduates, and in particular the relevance of the Joint Masters for the labour market, through an increased involvement of employers.

Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degrees programs are integrated study programs delivered by consortia of organisations from Programme and Partner Countries. Erasmus+ funds scholarships for students, as well as grants for academics or guest lecturers to teach or research in the Master degree program.

Further Information: The Erasmus Mundus Master Course in European Literary Cultures is a program devoted to improving the quality of European Higher Education Area and strengthening intercultural communication.It is a two-year full-time academic program. At the end of the two-year program, after defending their Master’s thesis before an international committee, CLE students receive two or three diplomas issued by the universities of the consortium where they spent at least one semester.

Eligibility: In order to apply to the CLE Master’s Course, the candidates must:

  1. have an excellent curriculum studiorum
  2. possess a BA-equivalent diploma (180 credits) allowing access to education Bac + 5 (i.e. a « Laurea triennale », a « Licence» or a Bachelor of Arts, etc.)
  3. possess a university diploma on the following subjects: Literature, Language (Linguistic and Language Sciences, Philology), History, Art History
  4. know at least English (minimum level B1) and the language (minimum level B1) of the University of the consortium where they intend to spend their first year in the program
——-Quick Overview——–
Organization Erasmus Mundus program: Università di Bologna (Italy), Université de Haute-Alsace (Mulhouse, France), Université de Strasbourg (France), Aristoteleion Panepistimion Thessaloniki (Greece), Université Cheikh Anta Diop (Dakar, Sénégal)
Fellowship Level  Masters
Country  Europe
Subject areas Literature, Language (Linguistic and Language Sciences, Philology), History, Art History
Fellowship amount  Up to a maximum of € 22.000 per year
Eligibility  Open for International students
Deadline 10/06/2017

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