Mars Hill College Academic Scholarships

Mars Hill College
Our main scholarship opportunity comes in the form of our Scholarship and Grant Program. These awards are based on a student’s high school GPA and SAT/ACT scores. These monies are awarded to the student during their senior year of high school and are renewable each year based on a minimum GPA while at Mars Hill College.

Students are invited to participate by filling out an application, writing an essay, and providing reference forms from counselors and teachers. The interviewing committees determine these scholarships.

Mars Hill College Academic Scholarships
Description: To assist in meeting tuition needs for international students studying at Mars Hill College.
For study in: North America
Field of Study: Unrestricted/Other
Available to: Unrestricted/Worldwide
Award Amount: $1,000-$8,400
Grade Level: Undergraduate
Submission Deadline: Varies

Contact Information
Mars Hill College
PO Box 370
Mars Hill, NC 28754
United States
Contact Name/Title
Rick Hinshaw, Dean of Admissions

Federal School Code: 002944
Amanda Willis, Director of Financial Aid
Phone: (828) 689-1123
Fax: (828) 689-1300

PhD Scholarships from the Government of the Slovak Republic

Scholarships from the Government of the Slovak Republic. Programme for the Support of Mobility of Students, PhD. Students, University Teachers and Researchers

About the Programme
Establishment of the National Scholarship Programme for the Support of Mobility of Students, PhD students, University Teachers and Researchers was approved by the Government of the Slovak Republic in 2005. The National scholarship programme of the Slovak Republic is funded by the Ministry of Education of the Slovak Republic.


The National Scholarship Programme of the Slovak Republic is intended to support mobility of foreign students, PhD students, university teachers and researchers to stay at Slovak universities and research institutions.

Types of scholarships
a) Scholarships for foreign university students (enrolled at least in the 6th semester) to take part in Master study over a period of 1 to 2 semesters (from 5 to 10 months) at Slovak universities.
b) Scholarships for foreign PhD students to take a part of PhD study over a period of 1 to 12 months at Slovak universities or research institutes.
c) Scholarships for foreign university teachers and researchers over a period of 1 to 12 months to carry out teaching or research at Slovak universities, research institutes or nongovernmental organisations on the basis of an invitation.

Citizens from following countries can apply for scholarships
a) European Uni0n member states – Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, the United Kingdom,
b) other countries participating in the Bologna process (listed are only countries that are not stated in item a) – Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Georgia, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Moldova, Montenegro, Norway, the Russian Federation, Serbia, Switzerland, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Turkey, Ukraine,
c) Belarus,
d) Canada, Central American countries, Latin American countries, Mexico, the United States of America,
e) Australia, China, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, New Zealand, the Republic of South Africa, the Republic of Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam.
Due to the mobility nature of the programme applicants cannot be considered if they have been studying, teaching or researching in Slovakia at the time of submitting their application.

The Scholarship Programme does not support:
a) foreign students and PhD students accepted for entire Master or PhD studies in Slovakia, specifically those who are already studying in Slovakia and would like to cover part of their costs from the National Scholarship Programme;
b) foreign university teachers and researches who are already teaching or researching at Slovak universities and research institutes;
c) citizens of the Slovak Republic studying, teaching or researching at foreign universities or research institutes;
d) foreign applicants accepted for other scholarship programmes in Slovakia (for example Visegrad Fund, Erasmus, CEEPUS, bilateral agreements, etc.).

Scholarship designation
The scholarship is designated to cover living costs (accommodation, boarding, etc.) of a study, research and teaching stay of foreign applicants at Slovak universities and research institutions. The applicants can ask their host institution to assist them to arrange their accommodation and necessary documents regarding the stay in Slovakia, or they have to arrange it by themselves. The Scholarship Programme does not cover the travel costs to and from Slovakia.

Amount of a monthly scholarship
a)University students 240 EUR
b)PhD students 470 EUR
c)University teachers:
lecturers with or without a PhD degree 670 EUR
associated professors 835 EUR
professors 1 000 EUR
young researchers (< 4 years of experience) 670 EUR
PhD holders (or > 4 years of experience) 835 EUR
senior researchers (>10 years of experience) 1 000 EUR

Application procedure
The on-line application system at opens 6 – 8 weeks before the deadline. The application form is accessible only after the on-line application system is opened. In order to submit the on-line application, it is necessary to fill in the on-line application form (in Slovak, English, French, Spanish or Russian version), attach all required documents (in .doc or .pdf format) and press the “submit” button.

Applications must be submitted on-line at and documents marked with asterisk (*) (see the List of required documents that must be attached to the on-line application form) must be sent by post and received by the deadline at SAIA, n. o. The submitted documents must be originals.

Foreign applicants who need to apply for entrance visa to Slovakia should consider the necessary visa processing period when planning the starting date of their scholarship stay. Information about visa conditions is provided by Slovak Embassies.

Documents must be received by deadline at:
SAIA, n. o.
Námestie slobody 23
812 20 Bratislava 1
Slovak Republic

Applications deadlines:
30 April 2009 (until 16:00 CET) - for academic year 2009/2010
31 October 2009 (until 16:00 CET) - for summer semester 2009/2010

List of required documents that must be attached to the on-line application form by foreign students and PhD students applying for a study/research stay:
· structured Curriculum Vitae,
· motivation letter,
· detailed study programme in case of students (incl. date of arrival and period of stay),
· detailed research programme in case of PhD students (incl. date of arrival, period of stay and detailed programme time schedule),
· two recommendation letters provided by applicant`s university teachers in case of students, one recommendation letter provided by applicant`s supervisor in case of PhD Students,
· confirmation letter from a sending university certifying that applicant is a full-time student enrolled in min. 6th semester, in case of a PhD student a confirmation certifying enrolment in a PhD study (*),
· certified copy of a Bachelor`s diploma or Master`s diploma and a certificate of a state exam (if any),
· admission or invitation letter from a host university or research institute in Slovakia proclaiming commitment that applicant will be enrolled in a study or research programme (incl. period of stay). The admission or invitation letter must be printed on official letter head paper of the host institution, including a signature of the person in charge and a stamp. (*)

List of required documents that must be attached to the on-line application form by foreign university teachers and researchers:
· structured Curriculum Vitae,
· detailed teaching and/or research programme (including date of arrival, period of stay and detailed programme time schedule),
· invitation letter from a host university or research institute in Slovakia (incl. period of stay). The invitation letter must be printed on official letter head paper of the host institution, including a signature of the person in charge and a stamp. (*)
(*) The documents must be sent by post and received by the deadline at SAIA, n. o. The submitted documents must be originals. The original admission or invitation letter from the Slovak host university or research institute can be sent by post from the host institution in Slovakia directly to SAIA n.o.

Selection procedure of applicants from abroad
The selection committee, appointed by the Minister of Education of the SR, carries out the selection of scholarship holders.
SAIA, n. o. will send the e-mail notification of granting or refusing a scholarship to all applicants within six weeks after the application deadline.
The selected scholarship holders will receive “Letter of award” and “Letter of acceptance” of the scholarship by post. The “Letter of acceptance” should be signed and send back to SAIA, n. o.
SAIA, n. o., Námestie slobody 23, 812 20 Bratislava 1, Slovak Republic

Silvia Kotulièová, Programme Co-ordinator
Tel.: +421 2 544 11 426 (436)
Fax: +421 2 544 11 429

MBA Professional Scholarships 2009 in UK

UK University of Exeter Business School. This year the Business School is offering twelve £5,000 scholarships for entry on the Full-Time MBA programme in September 2009. The awards are made on the basis of working experience. Applications may be received up to 31 August 2009.

The Exeter MBA

The MBA programme at the University of Exeter has produced over 500 graduates since 1997. Like the larger Business Schools, Exeter offers high-quality, accredited MBA programmes delivered by faculty with world-class reputations. Unlike the larger Business Schools, we offer this on a campus built on a human scale with a lifestyle ideally suited to learning and personal development.

MBA Professional Scolarship 2009

The Business School is awarding twelve Professional Scholarships for the 2008/9 academic year to students on our Post-Experience MBA programme.

These scholarships of £5,000 each will be available for MBA students starting the Full-Time programme in September 2009.

Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of the contribution applicants can make to the programme, with special attention being given to the quality of previous work experience.

Applying for a scholarship

Applications for this award will be accepted up until 31 August 2009 . To apply, complete an application for the programme , ensure that you include a full Curriculum Vitae and that your personal statement includes a description of your work experience. Eligibility for the award will be assessed using the information provided in MBA application form and CV, with special attention given to the quality of work experience described as part of the personal statement.

For further information please contact the MBA Office
University of Exeter Business School, Streatham Court, Exeter, Devon, UK EX4 4PU
Telephone: +44 1392 263200

Master Scholarships in Germany for Developing Countries

Germany - Masters Scholarships for Students from Africa, Latin America, South Asia, Southeast Asia and Middle East to study in Public Policy and Good Governance program.

What are the objectives of the programme?

This programme is designed to academically qualify future leaders in politics, law, economics and administration according to the principles of Good Governance and to prepare them in a praxis-oriented course for their professional life.

The programme offers very good graduates with a first university degree (Bachelor or equivalent) the chance to obtain a Master’s degree in disciplines that are of special relevance for the social, political and economic development of their home country. With the knowledge and experience acquired in Germany the scholarship holders should later contribute to the establishment of democratically devised economic and social systems aimed at overcoming social tensions. In addition, the training at German institutions of higher education should especially qualify the scholarship holders as partners in political and economic cooperation with Germany. With this programme, DAAD intends to contribute to the support of Good Governance and civil society structures in selected partner countries and regions.

Who can apply?

The scholarship scheme is open to candidates from Africa, Latin America, South Asia, Southeast Asia as well as from countries in the Middle East.

Target group

Very well qualified graduates with a first university degree (Bachelor or equivalent) who in the future want to actively contribute to the social and economic development of their home countries.


Please do not apply now, but wait until DAAD has issued the list of Master courses selected for scholarships from 2010. The complete set of application papers must be submitted by 15 September 2009 in your home country .


Information about the papers to be submitted is listed on the application form (”Antrag auf ein Forschungs-/ Studienstipendium”) which can be obtained from the Internet (, from the diplomatic and consular representations of the Federal Republic of Germany or from the DAAD lecturers, Offices and Information Centres in your home country where you can also submit your application.

DAAD cannot consider incomplete applications.

The decision on the award of scholarships will be taken by a selection committee composed of professors from the Master courses and representatives of DAAD.

Contact and advise

Further information can be obtained from DAAD section 444 (
For more details information and application visit the official website :

UK The University of Buckingham - Scholarship Programs in Economics 2009

Coase Scholarships for Undergraduate Study in Economics

A generous endowment from Professor Ronald Coase enables us to offer two full fee scholarships per year in the areas of Law, Economics and Business.

Each Scholarship, worth in total more than £30,000, covers the University’s full tuition fees, accommodation costs, and provides for a generous maintenance grant.

Candidates for the Scholarships are required to write an essay, of not more than 2,000 words, on the topic ‘The gentleman in Whitehall really does know best’; and to send this, together with a letter of reference and a completed application form for University admission, to:

Mrs Linda Waterman,
Department of Economics and International Studies
University of Buckingham, Hunter Street, Buckingham, MK18 1EG

The closing date for applications for Coase Scholarships is 1 May 2009. All shortlisted candidates will be called for interview. Coase Scholars should begin their undergraduate degree programme in September 2009.
For more details information visit the website

Full Scholarships Available for Graduate Study at MASDAR Institute in Abu Dhabi

The MASDAR Institute of Science and Technology in Abu Dhabi is pleased to announce full scholarships to highly qualified graduate students from around the world. (6-10 scholarships are available to U.S. students).

The MASDAR Institute is the centerpiece of the MASDAR Initiative, a landmark program by the government of Abu Dhabi to establish an entirely new economic sector dedicated to alternative and sustainable energy. The MASDAR Institute is a private, not-for-profit, independent, research-driven institute developed with the support and cooperation of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). MIT provides assistance in recruitment of faculty members and senior administrative staff and the provision of course curriculum, amongst other matters. The Institute is located inside the world’s first carbon neutral, zero waste Masdar City which will be powered solely by alternative energy, mainly solar energy.

The Institute offers Masters and (in 2011) PhD programs in science and engineering disciplines, with a focus on advanced energy and sustainable technologies. It welcomes and encourages applications from qualified students and provides scholarships to talented students who meet its high admission standards.

Beginning September 2009, the MASDAR Institute will offer five 24-month Master of Science programs (coursework and thesis).

* MSc in Engineering Systems and Management
* MSc in Information Technology
* MSc in Materials Science and Engineering
* MSc in Mechanical Engineering
* MSc in Water and Environment

Full scholarship is available to qualified talented students who meet its high admission standards which include appropriate TOEFL score, GRE and an excellent CGPA from a recognized university
. A minimum CGPA of 3.0 (on a 4 point scale) or 2:1 in the British system, minimum TOEFL score of 577, and a minimum GRE quantitative score of 700 are the basic requirements without which an applicant will most likely not be considered.

Students accepted into the Masdar Institute will be offered a full scholarship which includes the following:

* 100% tuition fee scholarship
* Textbooks
* Laptop
* Medical Insurance
* Housing in a single unit apartment (at the Masdar campus)
* International students will receive reimbursement of travel expenses (economy class air-ticket) into Abu Dhabi and back home after completion of studies. Travel expenses (return economy class air-ticket) back to the student’s home country at the end of the 1st year of studies will also be reimbursed.
* Reimbursement of TOEFL and GRE exam fees (upon registration at Masdar Institute and submission of original receipts)
* A competitive stipend per month (cost of living allowance).
* No bond or conditions to the scholarship upon graduation

The scholarship and benefits are subject to the student maintaining a minimum CGPA as determined by Masdar Institute of Science and Technology and satisfactory progress on their research.

Details of faculty profiles, current research, programs offered, course description, scholarships, and other information is available on the website at

Any questions about the Institute and scholarships may be directed to Stephen Lee, Assistant Provost, at

International Scholarships at Victoria University

Victoria University will offer you a place if you meet the entry requirements, including the English language requirements and academic requirements.

For Indonesian Students
The Indonesian Directorate General of Higher Education (DIKTI) offers scholarships to lecturers in Indonesian Polytekniks to study at masters and doctorate level.

For Malaysia Students
The MARA Scholarships provides financial aid for Bumiputera students to study courses in science, engineering, management and other courses at undergraduate, masters and doctoral level.

Saudi Arabia
The King Abdullah Scholarship Program sponsors highly qualified Saudi students, who meet the highest level of academic standards, to study TAFE, undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

Application Forms
For more details please visit

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