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The White House Internship: A Public Service Leadership Program

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The internship period will be from January 13, 2015 to May 1, 2015. The White House Internship Program provides a unique opportunity to gain valuable professional experience and build leadership skills. This hands-on program is designed to mentor and cultivate today’s young leaders, strengthen their understanding of the Executive Office and prepare them for future public service opportunities. The White House Internship Program’s mission is to make the “People’s House” accessible to future leaders from around the nation. The application for the Spring 2015 White House Internship Program is now open.

Selection Criteria:

Selection as a White House Intern is based on the following criteria: -A commitment to public service -Demonstrated leadership in the community -A commitment to the mission of the Obama Administration The selection process is highly competitive. Applicants are encouraged to submit a thorough application that illustrates qualifications, character, and commitment to public service. A completed application includes two essay questions, two letters of recommendation, and a resume.

Notification: Begins the week of October 20, 2014.

How to Apply: All application materials must be submitted online. A completed packet includes: -Two Essays: Each answer should be between 300-500 words in length -Current Resume: Your resume should not exceed one page -Two Letters of Recommendation.

Deadline: September 7, 2014

To Apply Visit the Offcial Page: >>Official Website

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Fully Funded MIF Research Fellowship Programme 2019 in Japan

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The Matsumae International Foundation (MIF) is a nongovernmental organization whose Fund is solely based on donations from many Japanese people who have responded with goodwill to Dr. Shigeyoshi MATSUMAE’s call.

Concept of Founder of MIF, Dr. Shigeyoshi MATSUMAE: In order for Japan to coexist peacefully with the other nations of the world, and to facilitate the tasks that await our young people in the 21st century, we are now trying to prepare a forum for Japan’s international activities. In this way, I believe, we will be able to open up a path to the future that will preserve our nation and mankind.

Country: Japan

OpportunityResearch Fellowship

Host Institution In Japan: Applicants are free to select host institutions (university research laboratories, national research institutions or the corresponding facilities of private industry)

Funded By: The Matsumae International Foundation (MIF)

Fields of Research Study: Fields of research such as natural science, engineering and medicine are considered with first priorities.

Eligible Countries & Regions: Open for All (except Japan)

Period & Number of Fellowships: For a period of from three to six months; the number of fellowships is about 20 persons each year.

Benefits of Research Fellowship Programme:

The following supports are provided to the successful applicants-

  1. Allowance for research and stay: ¥220,000- per month is provided for the purpose of tuition payment, expenses for research materials, and miscellaneous living expenses.
  2. Insurance: Overseas Travel Accident/Sickness Insurance: (1) Personal accident insurance with death benefit and medical treatment, (2) Sickness insurance with death benefit and medical treatment.
  3. Air transportation: A coach class round-trip air tickets between an airport nearest to the successful applicant’s domicile and Tokyo via most direct and economical routing is provided. The tickets provided cannot be converted to cash, nor can cash provided by MIF be used for purchasing air tickets.
  4. Start-up Fund upon arrival: ¥120,000- is provided to cover the initial costs to start a new research stay in Japan.
  5. Study Tour: To promote more profound understanding of Japan’s culture, tradition, and history, MIF organizes a Study Tour during the invitation period in Japan.
  6. Research Report: MIF issues a “Research Report” containing voluntary reports received from the MIF research fellows upon the completion of the MIF research fellowship stay in Japan.
  7. Continued Contact: In order to develop the global network among the fellows even after they go back to the home countries, MIF issues various publications and send them to the fellows.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

Applicants of non-Japanese nationality who meet all of the following eligibility requirements are invited to
submit the required application documents.
1. Applicants must obtain a Letter of Invitation from host institutions in Japan.
2. Applicants must hold a PH.D. (Doctorate) degree, or be recognized by MIF as possessing equivalent academic
qualifications.
3. Applicants must be at the age of 49 years old or younger at the time when documents are submitted.
4. Applicants must have sufficient abilities in the English or Japanese languages.
5. Applicants should not have past or current experiences of staying in Japan. (Except for short-term stay. E.g.
sightseeing, conferences)
6. Applicants should be in employment in their home countries, and must return to their countries upon
completion of their MIF fellowship tenure.
7. Applicants must be of sound health.

Deadline For Fellowhsip: August 31, 2018

For Further Details: http://www.mif-japan.org/fellowship/announcement/?hl=en

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Fully Funded DAAD Scholarship 2018-2019

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DAAD has a long tradition of uniting people and academia. Founded in Heidelberg in 1925 on the initiative of a single student, the DAAD has since become one of the most important funding organisations in the world for the international exchange of students and researchers. This scholarship programme offers you the opportunity to continue your academic education in Germany with a postgraduate course of study.

Country: Germany

Degree Level: Postgraduate

Funded By: DAAD

DAAD Scholarships Benefits:

  1. Scholarship payments of 850 euros a month
  2. Payments towards health, accident and personal liability insurance cover
  3. Travel allowance, unless these expenses are covered by the home country or another source of funding
  4. One-off study allowance

Under certain circumstances, scholarship holders may receive the following additional benefits:

  1. Monthly rent subsidy
  2. Monthly allowance for accompanying members of family
Who can apply for DAAD Scholarship?
  • Excellently-qualified graduates who have completed a first degree (Bachelor, Diplom or comparable academic degree) at the latest by the time they commence their scholarship-supported study programme.
  • For applicants from artistic disciplines and the field of architecture, the DAAD offers subject-specific scholarship programmes.

Deadline For Scholarship: September 1, 2018

For Further Details: https://www.daad.de/deutschland/stipendium/datenbank/en/21148-scholarship-database/?detail=50026200

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Fully Funded Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships

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Fully Funded Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships


Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships are for candidates from least developed and lower-middle-income Commonwealth countries, for part-time Master’s study by distance learning on selected courses offered by UK universities.

Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships

Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships enable talented and motivated individuals to gain the knowledge and skills required for sustainable development, and are aimed at those unable to study in the UK for financial and other reasons.

  • Scholarship Funded By: Funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID)
  • Location & University: Distance learning on selected courses offered by United Kingdom’s universities
  • Degree Level: Master’s study

Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships Benefits:

  1. The full cost of tuition fees is funded
  2. Full residential and other compulsory costs of studying a UK Master’s course by distance learning
  3. Eligible Countries & Regions: Bangladesh, Cameroon, The Gambia, Ghana, Guyana, India, Kenya, Kiribati,
  4. Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Samoa, Sierra Leone, Solomon
  5. Islands, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu, Zambia

Eligibility Criteria:

  1. Be a citizen of or have been granted refugee status by an eligible Commonwealth country, or be a British Protected Person
  2. Be permanently resident in an eligible Commonwealth country
  3. Hold a first degree of at least upper second class (2:1) standard; a lower qualification and sufficient relevant experience may be considered in certain cases
  4. Be unable to afford to study your chosen course without this scholarship.

For Further Details: http://cscuk.dfid.gov.uk/apply/distance-learning/

Applications close: June 20, 2019

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