Scholarship/Fellowship Opportunities

Joan Shorenstein Center Fellowship at Harvard
Journalists from around the world who are interested in sharing, expanding and researching public policy and political affairs can apply for this fellowship.
The Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government is accepting applications for the Joan Shorenstein Center Fellowship.
Applicants must be journalists, scholars or policymakers active in the field of press, politics and public policy. English fluency is required.
Fellows are required to live in residence for one semester, and will receive a US$30,000 stipend disbursed in four instalments over the semester. Travel and living expenses are not covered by the center.
Office space, computer, printer and telephone are provided. To apply, send a cover letter, a completed application form, a research project proposal, a curriculum vitae/resume and recommendations.
Application deadline is February 1, 2013.
For more information visit: http://shorensteincenter.org/fellowships/fellowship-application/

New Europe College international fellowship for young researchers
New Europe College and Institute for Advanced Study in Bucharest, Romania is offering International Research Fellowships in the fields of Humanities, Social Studies and Economics.
The Fellowship consists of a monthly stipend of 600 Euro (tax free), accommodation, international transportation to and from the home country of the Fellows at the beginning and the end of the Fellowship, as well as for season holidays. The Fellows who stay for the whole academic year are offered a one-month research trip abroad to an institution of their choice (2,600 Euro for transportation, accommodation, and per diem). As an alternative, they can opt for a field research, in Romania or outside it.
Eligibility: Applicants must be doctoral students in an advanced stage of their research, or hold a PhD title. Preference is given to candidates under the age of 40, and to those who have not yet benefited from a NEC Fellowship.
Application deadline: 11th January 2013
For more information click: http://www.nec.ro/fundatia/nec/nec_intl_2013.htm

European Commission-funded EXPERTS III Scholarship for South Asia
EXPERTS I and its successors, EXPERTS II and EXPERTS III are scholarship projects funded by the European Commission targeted at citizens of Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Indonesia, Nepal, Pakistan, the Philippines, Sri Lanka and Thailand.
The project provides scholarship opportunities for students and Staff from South and South-East Asia to European partner universities
To be eligible to apply, SSEAN undergraduate, Master students and Doctorate and Post-Doctorate Candidates must:
be a national of one of the following countries; Bangladesh – Bhutan – China – India – Indonesia – Nepal – Pakistan – Sri Lanka – the Philippines – Thailand
have not resided nor have carried out your main activity (studies, work, etc.) for more than a total of 12 months over the last five years in one of the European countries. Please note that this rule does not apply to TG3 Candidates.
have a sufficient knowledge of the language of courses or of one of the languages currently spoken in the hosting country.
To be eligible to apply, SSEAN Administrative and Academic Staff Candidates must:
be a national of one of the following countries; Bangladesh – Bhutan – China – India – Indonesia – Nepal – Pakistan – Sri Lanka – the Philippines – Thailand
For TG1 Staff Applicants – Staff must work in or be associated to one of the third-country HEIs participating in the EXPERTS III Partnership.
For TG2 Staff Applicants – Staff must work in or be associated to a HEI (not from the EXPERTS III Partnership) from the region concerned by EXPERTS III as indicated above.
For more information visit: http://www.expertsasia.eu/index.asp?p=1413&a=1413

Tagore National Fellowship for Cultural Research
Government of India, Ministry of Culture offers Fellowships/Scholarships in Cultural Research for Indian Nationals and Foreign Citizens in India 2013
Study Subjects: Cultural Research.
Course Level: Scholarship is available for pursuing research programme.
Eligibility: The Scheme is open to both Indian nationals and foreign citizens. Scholars who have sound academic or professional credentials and have made significant contribution to knowledge in their respective fields, as reflected in publications in reputed and referred journals and books authored by them, or persons with significant creative work in any field of art or culture, are eligible to apply.
How to Apply: The eligible candidates are requested to apply directly to any of the 37 Institutions.
Application Deadline:  26.12.2012
Further Scholarship Information Visit: http://indiaculture.nic.in/indiaculture/ad_vf.htm 

Global Health Corps Fellowship
Global Health Corps (GHC) provides opportunities for young professionals from diverse backgrounds to work on the frontlines of the fight for global health equity. It is currently open to accepting applications for the 2013-14 fellowship opportunity.
Global Health Corps fellows are agents of change who:
(A) Are committed to social justice: GHC leaders believe that all human beings deserve to be treated with dignity, and that healthcare is a human right. Fellows share a vision for a better world and are committed to creating transformative change.
(B) Collaborate: GHC leaders appreciate the interconnected roots of global health inequities, and seek opportunities to collaborate across disciplines and backgrounds in pursuit of social change.
(C) Inspire and mobilize others: GHC leaders can envision a just society and paint a compelling picture for others.  They communicate complex concepts clearly and seek opportunities to use their personal stories as tools to engage others in the movement for health equity(D) Adapt and innovate: Fellows can weather adversity and remain committed to their goals. They see challenges and uncertainty as opportunities to create new solutions to old problems. They think outside the box.
(E) Are self-aware and committed to learning: Fellows understand that their development as leaders, practitioners and humans is a life-long process that requires humility, continual reflection and work.
(F) Get results: GHC leaders get things done! Actively working against a “business as usual” attitude, they improve the wellbeing of the world’s poor and vulnerable by empowering communities, organizations and governments to bring about positive change.
To be selected as a Global Health Corps fellow, you must:
Be 30 or under at the time of application
Have an undergraduate university degree by July 2013
Application Deadline: 3 February 2013
For more information visit: http://ghcorps.org/

Sochon Foundation Scholarship
The Sochon Foundation is pleased to offer Postgraduate Scholarships for International applicants to pursue Korean Studies at School of Oriental and African Studies (SAOS) University of London in UK.
The scholarship, valued at £7,000 in total, will be used to off-set the cost of tuition fees and/or provide some support for living expenses. The scholarship is applied to tuition fees in the first instance, any remainder may be considered for living costs.
The Sochon Foundation Scholarship may be held in conjunction with other scholarships. However, please be aware that all financial support secured before 24 May 2013 must be declared to the Advisory Panel in applicant’s application. Any awards held will be taken into consideration on assessment of financial need.
The scholarship is for one year only. For candidates undertaking an MPhil/PhD programme, the scholarship is not renewable.
Eligibility: Open to UK/EU and overseas applicants.
Applicants must have an offer of admission to a full-time postgraduate Korean Studies programme at SOAS by the scholarship application deadline.
Application Deadline: 14 May 2013
For more information visit: http://www.soas.ac.uk/registry/scholarships/sochon-foundation-scholarship.html

Wells Mountain Foundation Scholarship for Developing Countries
The Wells Mountain Foundation offers Scholarship for Post secondary education (college, university, polytechnic, trade school). This Scholarship covers the cost of education itself and directly related expenses including books and supplies ranging from $300 to $2000. The applicants will be notified if they have been selected as a WMF Scholar by approximately August 1, 2013. Applicants must hold a secondary education with excellent grades. The applicants will be studying in their country or other country in the world. The Scholarship application deadline is April 1, 2013.
 Study Subjects: The scholarship is provided to learn any of the courses offered by the university.
 Eligibility:
Successfully completed a secondary education, with good to excellent grades
Will be studying in their country or another country in the developing world
Plans to live and work in their own country after they graduate
Has volunteered prior to applying for this scholarship and/or is willing to volunteer while receiving the WMF scholarship
May have some other funds available for their education, but will not be able to go to school without a scholarship
 What does it cover? Our scholarships range from $300.US to $2000.US.Financial support is primarily to cover the costs of the education itself and directly related expenses including books and supplies.
 Application Deadline: April 1, 2013.
 For further information visit: http://www.wellsmountainfoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/App-2013-WMF-web.pdf

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