Category Archives: Graduate/Doctoral Scholarship

Swiss University Graduate Scholarship

For those students who are dreaming to study abroad but does not have enough financial capabilities to support advance studies, you may want to take a look at the Swiss Government Scholarship offer for foreign students.  The Swiss government provides a several scholarship opportunities for each country such as USA and other Asian and African and European countries.

The scholarship is applicable for post-graduate Applied Science programs as well as in the field of design or music arts and is valid only for full time studies in Switzerland. The scholarship is not applicable for on-the-job studies, part-time studies or correspondence courses.

The scholarship duration is for the nine-month academic year with the amount of Sfr. 1’600 to Sfr. 1’920 every month depending on the course of program of the scholars. The renewal of scholarship depends on the county category. All scholarships can be applied around October of each year.

The application forms can be obtained from the Swiss diplomatic representation and also from the ministry of education of your country. For the complete details of this scholarship grant, please read here.

Chicago DSB Offers Graduate Scholarship

The University Of Chicago Graduate School Of Business which has wholly owned campuses on three continents such as Asia, Europe, and North America has a new scholarship program called the Enid Fogel Diversity Scholarship. The Enid Fogel Diversity Scholarship is named after the University’s first African-American associate dean of the Graduate School of Business from 1981 to 1988.

This scholarship program is open to qualified graduate students regardless of their race, gender and background who are enrolled full-time in the university’s MBA program. The scholarship program also strives to ensure support for underrepresented but qualified students. For more information about the Enid Fogel Diversity Scholarship and other financial aid that is offered by the university, please visit this page.

Leopold Schepp Foundation Scholarship

The Leopold Schepp Foundation Scholarship provides around 200 scholarship awards every year to deserving full time college and graduate students. A maximum of $8500 scholarship award is given to each qualified scholar.

Eligible applicants for Leopold Schepp Foundation Scholarship are those students with 3.0 GPA and above who are 30 years old and below for undergraduate applicants and 40 years old and under for graduate applicants. Applicants must also be willing to travel in New York City at their own expense for a personal interview.

The scholarship has no specific deadline for this scholarship because it automatically closes when sufficient number of applicants has submitted their completed forms. So, if you are interested to apply for the academic year 2008-2009, this is the best time to start your application.

Scholarship applications can be obtained through a written request that must be mailed to the Foundation Office at The Leopold Schepp Foundation, 551 Fifth Avenue, Suite 3000, New York, NY 10176-3201. For more guidelines on how to apply for this scholarship, please read here.

KAUST Long Term Scholarship Offer For Students Worldwide

Are you soon graduating in college and have plans to take up graduate or master studies by 2009? Then, why not consider the long term scholarship program by King Abdullah University of Science and Technology in Saudi Arabia?

They just launched a fully funded scholarship program for students worldwide that will give full tuition, a living stipend, book and computer allowances, and summer and career enrichment programs to qualified science and technology students at their home institutions. Then after the scholars graduated form their respective universities, they will continue their master’s degree at KAUST by 2009 or 2010 as a fully funded scholar!

So if you are taking up resources, energy and environment; biosciences and engineering; materials science and engineering; applied mathematics or computational science as your undergraduate degree and have a vision to pursue a career in any of these fields of study, start inquiring about this scholarship now.

You may apply for a KAUST Discovery Scholarship directly via online application and send or attach all required documents by November 9, 2007. For more information, please click here.

ASSE Foundation 2008 Scholarship Program

The American Society of Safety Engineers has more than 25 undergraduate and graduate scholarship programs that award scholarship assistance fund ranging from $1000 to $8000 annually. These scholarship programs are intended for college students who are specifically taking occupational safety, health, and environment, industrial hygiene, occupational health nursing degree courses.

Likewise, the applicants need to be existing members of ASSE. The only scholarship program that does not require ASSE membership is the Thompson Scholarship for Women in Safety. Applicants must also meet the required GPA of 3.0 for undergraduate and 3.5 for graduate students.

The applicant may apply to one or more scholarship program by filling up just one application. Just see to it that you mailed your complete application on or before December 1, 2007 at ASSE Foundation
Attn: Adele Gabanski, 1800 E. Oakton Street, Des Plaines, IL 60018.

For more information about the ASSE Foundation 2008 Scholarship Programs, please read the ASSE Scholarship FAQ.

Walden University Offers More Need-Based Scholarship Programs

Walden University, which is one of the most reputable online universities that we have nowadays, offers more need-based scholarship programs for deserving online graduate students.

Aside from its Doctoral Studies Scholarship, they are now expanding their scholarship assistance to online students who are taking up Walden’s master’s programs and post-doctoral program. They now have The Walden University Master’s Studies Scholarship and the Walden University Post-Doctoral Studies Scholarship.

The University Master’s Studies Scholarship is a need-based renewable scholarship that provides $2,000 per award year to qualified scholars who will be taking up Walden online programs such as Master of Public Administration, Master of Public Health, M.S. in Mental Health Counseling, M.S. in Psychology, or M.S. degree in Nursing programs.

On the other hand, the Walden University Post-Doctoral Studies Scholarship will provide $2,000 per award year for new Post-Doctoral Certificate in Psychology students who meet the required financial need criteria. This scholarship is also renewable as long as the scholars maintain their eligibility and the funds are available.

The submission deadline for these need-based scholarships is on August 28, 2007 for the September 4, 2007 term. For more details about these scholarships, click here or you can call Walden University Online at 866-492-5336.

Beinecke Scholarship Program

The Beinecke Scholarship is a program that is open for students who are in their college junior pursuing a bachelor’s degree during the period of their application who intend  pursue graduate studies or master’s or doctoral program in the arts, humanities or social sciences.

Beinecke will award 22 scholarships for the 2008 academic years wherein each Beinecke scholar will receive a total of $34,000 in support of his or her graduate education. $4000 of the total scholarship prize will be given directly to the students to pay for the cost associated to their graduate studies application while the remaining $30000 will be sent directly to the financial aid officer of the university that the scholars are enrolled and can be disbursed in accordance with the scholarship policy of the university. The scholarship award can be used by the student for up to 5 years.

To qualify for the Beinecke Scholarship, the applicants must be United States citizens or US national from American Samoa or the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands and should have demonstrated outstanding intellectual ability and academic achievement during their undergraduate studies. The supplicants should also have a documented history of receiving need-based financial aid during their undergraduate years.

Application for this scholarship is done through nomination; hence, students who wish to apply should contact their campus liaison. The deadline for receipt of nominations is on March 1, 2008 and because this is through nomination, interested students should start inquiring as early as this quarter.

Read more about on how to apply for the Beinecke Scholarship Program here.

Pacifica Scholarship For Graduate Students

The Pacifica Graduate Institute has a scholarship program for their eligible graduate students who are enrolled in any program the institute before August 1. To apply for this scholarship, the students should submit a short essay stating any extenuating financial circumstances; goals and objectives; plans for the future; and how the scholarship can help in reaching their goals.

The Pacifica Scholarship is based on financial needs and academic achievement, and so, the applicant must complete the FAFSA form with result filed to Pacifica Financial Aid Office. If the scholarship is granted, the students must be enrolled full-time each quarter which is equivalent to a minimum of six units per quarter. Likewise, the scholars must maintain 3.5 cumulative GPA to maintain their scholarship.

The deadline for scholarship application for newly accepted students for Fall 2007 is on August 1, 2007. For more information, please click here.

Hayek Fund for Scholars

The Hayek Fund for Scholars awards up to $1000 to graduate students and non-tenured faculty members. This scholarship is open to all students who are interested in the classical liberal/libertarian tradition.

This application for this scholarship is accepted year-round. Students may apply by sending a cover letter explaining how participation in the activity advances your career and advances an understanding of the principles of the classical liberal/libertarian tradition; an abstract or copy of the paper; the itemized list of expected expenses and your curriculum vitae or résumé.

These requirements can be sent through email at ihs@gmu.edu, faxed to IHS at (703) 993-4890 or sent by postal mail at IHS at 3301 N. Fairfax Dr., Suite 440, Arlington VA 22201-4432. . All applicants will be notified about the committee’s decision within one month.

For more information, please click here.

Scholarship Competition From Simon Graduate School

The Simon Graduate School of Business of University of Rochester will launch its Simulation Scholarship Competition 2007 this coming September 25th. The grand prize award of this competition is a full scholarship to the Simon Graduate School of Business at the University of Rochester that is worth $70,000!

Aside from the grand prize, the competition will also award partial scholarships to high performers as well as 3 PDAs for selected contest participants. The contest is composed of two rounds per game and a final presentation that will be held on January 2008.

To be eligible to participate for Simulation Competition, applicants must be at least 18 years of age and already received their undergraduate degree. The contest is limited to students who are not admitted or currently enrolled at the Simon School. Applicants must also register online and pay the $35 entrance fee.

For more information, read the contest rule and regulations.