Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Scholarship Spotlight: International Student Ambassador Scholarships

University: Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa, USA

Amount of scholarship: $4,000 to $7,000 / year
Gold $7,000 per year Renewable
Cardinal $5,000 per year Renewable
Leadership Up to $4,000/year Renewable

International Student Ambassador Scholarships are awarded to students with exceptional leadership qualities and a desire to positively represent both their home country and Iowa State University to prospective students.

October 1 (spring entry)
April 1 (fall & summer entry)

Requirements / Criteria:
* Apply for admission. (You cannot be considered for this scholarship unless you are admitted to Iowa State University.)
* Submit a one-page essay describing experiences you have had in leadership, community service and/or volunteerism, and why you are interested in assisting Iowa State University with international recruitment activities.
* 1 letter of recommendation
* Send essay and letter via email to agogerty@iastate. edu with the subject line Attention: International Scholarship Selection Committee
* There is no GPA or SAT requirement; however, higher academic backgrounds may result in higher scholarship awards

Additional Information:

Ann Gogerty, Global Recruitment Coordinator;

Sunday, June 27, 2010

Scholarship Spotlight: C3 Doctoral Scholarships for International Students, UT-Sydney

University: University of Technology, Sydney

Amount of scholarship: $22,500 per-annum for the duration of three years; $5,000 travel funds for research, laptop

Deadline: September 1, 2010

C3 or The Plant Functional Biology and Climate Change Cluster is offering scholarship stipends valued at $22500 per-annum for the duration of three years. In addition, successful candidates will receive $5,000 travel funds for research and collaboration support, laptop and workspace in state-of-art research facilities. Research areas include ocean acidification and coral bio-energetic; Antarctic sea-ice algal communities; biological invasions and climate change synergies; food web modelling; surface-atmosphere exchange modelling for terrestrial ecosystems; and remote sensing to terrestrial ecosystems.

To Apply:
To apply for a research scholarship, you need to submit an application for admission to a higher degree by research. For more details see

Name: Rochelle Seneviratne
Phone: +61 2 9514 2490


Thursday, June 10, 2010

Scholarship Spotlight: Anglia Ruskin University (UK) Scholarships for International Students

Scholarships Available:

The International Merit Scholarship:
The International Merit Scholarship scheme provides awards of either £500 or £1000 to well-qualified students applying for any full-time Bachelors or Masters course. In some countries Anglia Ruskin offer a laptop alternative that will be handed over to the applicant on registration at Anglia Ruskin University.

Awards are made on the basis of academic merit and level of competence in English language. Once you apply for a course at Anglia Ruskin you will be automatically considered for a scholarship, and details of any award given will be included in your Offer letter.

International Alumni Scholarship Scheme:

This scholarship of £1,000, deducted from the tuition fee, is available to all Anglia Ruskin University undergraduate students who progress to an Anglia Ruskin postgraduate course and all Anglia Ruskin University alumni who wish to return to university to undertake a postgraduate course of study.

Transfer Scholarship Scheme:

Students transferring from partner institutions which have a specific cooperation agreement with Anglia Ruskin University may receive a £1000 transfer scholarship as a reduction on their tuition fees.

Other Scholarships:

For details of other scholarships which may be available for international students outside of Anglia Ruskin, you should refer to the British Council website.

If you are not already a student in Anglia Ruskin University, please register through the website at

Additional Information:

For more information about Anglia Ruskin University Scholarships for international students, please check this link:


Call: 0845 271 3333
International: +44 1245 493131