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Wednesday, October 24, 2012

2012 Undergraduate Scholarships for International Students


2012 Undergraduate Scholarships for International Students



Our scholarship-positions.com team is always dedicated towards the students who are searching scholarship for further/ higher education worldwide. There are many lucrative scholarships available, which are offered to international undergraduate students. These renowned scholarships can help you in achieving your goals. With the help of these scholarships you will be able to attend the best college and universities  all over the world regardless of your financial conditions.

Undergraduate degree considered as a first degree and it is a primary step towards getting a first degree after completing High school or secondary education. Several government organizations and universities announce scholarship for international undergraduate students in various subjects each year.

Let’s have a look on the scholarships for international undergraduate students to apply in international universities

Science International Merit Scholarships at Monash University, Australia 2013
Organization: Monash University
Subject: Subjects are Science, Biotechnology, Environmental Science, Arts, and Computer Science
Country: Australia
Eligibility: International student Studying Australian Year 12, IB or an approved Year 12 program outside Australia in 2012
Application Deadline: 19 October 2012
http://scholarship-positions.com/science-international-merit-scholarships-at-monash-university-australia-2013/2012/10/03/

Sheffield Hallam University International Achievement Scholarships, 2013 UK
Organization: Sheffield Hallam University
Subject: Courses offered by the university
Country: UK
Eligibility: To be eligible to apply for an undergraduate scholarship you must be classed as an international student for fees purposes have a high standard of secondary education
Application Deadline: Scholarship applications for taught courses starting in January 2013 applications must be submitted by 30 November 2012.
http://scholarship-positions.com/sheffield-hallam-university-international-achievement-scholarships-2013-uk/2012/10/03/

London Metropolitan University offers ISH/London Met Scholarships for Undergraduate or Postgraduate Students from Selected Developing Countries, UK 2013
Organization: London Metropolitan University and International Students House (ISH)
Subject: Courses offered by the university
Country:  UK
Eligibility: :Eligible students applying for the ISH/London Met scholarship must hold an unconditional offer on one of the undergraduate or postgraduate degree courses offered by the University
Application Deadline: The annual deadlines are 31 May for courses starting in September and 31 October for courses starting in February.
http://scholarship-positions.com/ishlondon-met-scholarships-for-selected-developing-countries-at-london-metropolitan-university-uk-2013/2012/09/30/

International Undergraduate Scholarships in the field of Business and Law at University of Southern Queensland, Australia 2013
Organization: University of Southern Queensland
Subject::Subjects is Business and Law
Country: Australia
Eligibility: To be eligible applicants must –be an Australian Citizen, have permanent resident status or be an international student,be studying on-campus be enrolled in a minimum of 3 study units in each of Semester 1 and Semester 2 of each year of study
Application Deadline: 26 October 2012
http://scholarship-positions.com/2013-faculty-of-business-and-law-undergraduate-equity-scholarship-at-university-of-southern-queensland-australia/2012/09/30/

International Power Mitsui Engineering Scholarship at Monash University, Australia 2013
Organization: Monash University
Subject: Subjects are Civil and Environmental Engineering and Business and Commerce
Country: Australia
Eligibility: Australian or New Zealand citizen, holder of an Australian permanent resident visa or permanent humanitarian visa or an International student, Commencing or continuing undergraduate student in the Bachelor of Civil and Environmental Engineering or the double degree of Bachelor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Bachelor of Business and Commerce at the Monash Gippsland campus
Application Deadline: 19 October 2012
http://scholarship-positions.com/international-power-mitsui-engineering-scholarship-at-monash-university-australia-2013/2012/09/29/
Monash University offers Monash-Pratt Musician Performance Scholarship for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students, Australia 2013
Organization: Monash University
Subject: The subject is music.
Country:  Australia
Eligibility: -Australian or New Zealand citizen, holder of an Australian permanent resident visa or permanent humanitarian visa or an International student, Commencing or continuing music performance student in an undergraduate or postgraduate (coursework) degree in the School of Music at a Monash campus in Australia Playing a specialized instrument as determined by the School of Music
Application Deadline:  Contact Employer
http://scholarship-positions.com/monash-pratt-musician-performance-scholarship-australia-2013/2012/09/29/

Undergraduate Merit Scholarships for International Students at Ryerson University, Canada 2013
Organization:  Ryerson University
Subject: Courses which are being offered by the University are eligible for this Scholarship
Country:  Canada
Eligibility: International applicants entering year one of a full-time, four-year undergraduate degree program at Ryerson in Fall 2013.
Application Deadline: March 1, 2013
http://scholarship-positions.com/2013-international-student-merit-scholarships-at-ryerson-university-canada/2012/09/28/

Monash Jazz Music Scholarship at Monash University, Australia 2012
Organization: Monash University
Subject: Study subject is Music
Country: Australia
Eligibility: -Australian or New Zealand citizen, holder of an Australian permanent resident visa or permanent humanitarian visa. International student. Commencing or continuing music performance student in an undergraduate or postgraduate (coursework) degree in the School of Music. Specializing in Jazz.
Application Deadline: School of Music and will be automatically assessed for this scholarship.
http://scholarship-positions.com/monash-jazz-music-scholarship-at-monash-university-australia-2012/2012/09/28/

Academic Excellence Scholarships at La Trobe University, Australia 2013
Organization: La Trobe University
Subject: Courses offered by the university
Country: Australia
Eligibility: -citizens of countries other than Australia or New Zealand ,Commencing international students wanting to undertake undergraduate and postgraduate coursework, full degrees at La Trobe in 2013,applicants who scored a minimum of 80 per cent or equivalent in their previous degree/award
Application Deadline: 25 January 2013
http://scholarship-positions.com/academic-excellence-scholarships-at-la-trobe-university-australia-2013/2012/09/27/

AREAS Scholarships for Undergraduate/Postgraduate Students from Asian Countries, 2013
Organization: European commission
Subject: The project offers mobility opportunities in the various study areas as defined by the European Commission
Country: Europe
Eligibility: Must be nationals of the Third Countries targeted by the project: Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Mongolia, Sri Lanka, Thailand, The Philippines, Vietnam
Application Deadline:  30 Nov 2012
http://scholarship-positions.com/areas-scholarships-for-undergraduatepostgraduate-students-from-asian-countries-2013/2012/09/26/

Business Honors’ Scholarships for National/International Students at Queensland University of Technology, Australia 2013
Organization: Queensland University of Technology.
Subject: Field of study is Business
Country: Australia
Eligibility: You must–Be enrolled in a Bachelor of Business (Honors) be studying full-time.-You are not eligible for this scholarship if you hold another scholarship
Application Deadline:  8 February 2013
http://scholarship-positions.com/business-honours-scholarships-for-nationalinternational-students-at-queensland-university-of-technology-australia-2013/2012/09/26/

Shari’ah Scholarship Awards for International Students, 2013

Organization: The International Shari’ah Research Academy for Islamic Finance (ISRA)
Subject: :Eligible Subject are Islamic banking, Conventional Banking, Accounting, Law, Economics, Finance ,Management and other related fields appropriate to the development of the Islamic financia
Country: Malaysia and Abroad
Eligibility: - The scholarship is open to citizens of all countries. Applicants have to secured admission at a recognized institution of higher learning. Applicants are required to pursue either a Bachelor, CIFP , Master or Doctorate programme, as defined above, in a fulltime programme. For a postgraduate application, applicants are required to have a CGPA of at least 3.5 or its equivalent. – For an undergraduate application, applicants are required to have a CGPA of at least 3.3 or its equivalent (for the first semester result).
Application Deadline: Applications are invited and accepted throughout the year.
http://scholarship-positions.com/shariah-scholarship-awards-for-international-students-2013/2012/09/26/

The University of Sydney Merit Scholarships for Undergraduate Students, Australia 2012
Organization:  The University of Sydney
Subject: All subjects can be funded by Merit Scholarships. There is no quota by subject or preference for any particular course type
Country: Australia
Eligibility:  You need to complete your secondary studies or equivalent qualification in 2012. You need to apply for admission to the University of Sydney through the Universities admissions centre (Uac)
Application Deadline: 27 February 2013
http://scholarship-positions.com/the-university-of-sydney-merit-scholarships-for-undergraduate-students-australia-2012/2012/09/23/

The Full Tuition MECA Scholarship for International Undergraduate Students, USA, 2013
Organization: Maine College of Art
Subject: Maine College of Art
Country: USA
Eligibility: The full-tuition MECA Scholarship is available to applicants from the United States and abroad who are pursuing undergraduate study on a full-time basis. The scholarship is awarded on a merit-basis only and recognizes the creative and academic achievements of applicants.
Application Deadline: February 1 2013
http://scholarship-positions.com/the-full-tuition-meca-scholarship-for-international-undergraduate-students-usa-2013/2012/09/22/

New/Transfer International Student Tuition Waiver Scholarships at Boise State University, USA 2013-14
Organization: Boise State University
Subject: Courses offered by the university
Country:  USA
Eligibility: Be a first-time Boise State University student seeking an undergraduate degree with a full-time course load, attending Boise State University as an F-1 student.Transfer students must have an overall equivalent college GPA of 3.00 or higher and new students must have an equivalent high school GPA of 3.00 or higher.Recipients cannot major in over enrolled programs; these currently include nursing, pre-nursing, radiologic sciences or preradiologic sciences. Programs are subject to change.
Application Deadline: April 1, 2013
http://scholarship-positions.com/newtransfer-international-student-tuition-waiver-scholarship-at-boise-state-university-usa-2013-14/2012/09/22/

Sydney Achievers International Scholarships at University of Sydney, Australia 2013
Organization:  University of Sydney
Subject: Study subject offered by the university
Country: Australia
Eligibility: -Applicants must have completed an Australian Year 12 qualification or an international senior secondary qualification accepted by the University with an outstanding Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR) or equivalent, as deemed by the University of Sydney. Students completing Foundation Studies Programs offered by Australian or New Zealand universities are eligible.
Application Deadline: The deadline for receipt of applications and complete supporting documentation (academic and English language proficiency results) is 15 January 2013 for Semester 1, 2013, and 30 June 2013 for Semester 2, 2013.
http://sydney.edu.au/scholarships/prospective/sydney-achievers.shtml

International Student Humanitarian Awards at The University of British Columbia, Canada 2013
Organization: The University of British Columbia
Subject: Courses offered by the university
Country: Canada
Eligibility: - All candidates must be nominated for an ISHA award. Nominees must be international students entering university directly from secondary school and eligible to study in Canada on a Canadian study permit.
They must also demonstrate superior academic achievement (‘A’ average or equivalent standing) and meet UBC’s other competitive admission requirements
Application Deadline: January 31, 2013.
http://scholarship-positions.com/international-student-humanitarian-awards-at-the-university-of-british-columbia-canada-2013/2012/09/22/

The United World College Scholarship at Quest University, Canada 2013
Organization: Quest University, Canada
Subject: Arts and Science
Country: Canada
Eligibility: Eligibility for the UWC Scholarship is determined once the student completes his or her Application for Admissions to Quest and is admitted to the University. To remain eligible for the United World College Scholarship while at Quest, recipients must meet our general scholarship renewal requirements. Evaluations will take place at the end of the student’s second term at Quest University Canada, and annually thereafter in the Spring Term. Quest’s academic calendar enables a student to enroll for up to three full terms per year: Fall, Spring and Summer.
Application Deadline: 15 March 2013
http://www.questu.ca/admission/applying_to_quest/uwc_students.php

International Leader of Tomorrow Awards at the University of British Columbia, Canada 2013
Organization:  The University of British Columbia
Subject: Performing Arts, Sports, Debating and Creative Writing
Country:  Canada
Eligibility: - Be entering a UBC undergraduate degree program from a recognized secondary school, college or other University. Be admissible to the first choice program you are applying to, including meeting UBC’s English Language Admission Standard – have an excellent academic record (at least an “A” average or equivalent standard)
Be an international student, who is neither a Canadian citizen nor a permanent resident of Canada, and who will be studying in Canada on a Canadian Study Permit (visa). Demonstrate a level of financial need that would otherwise prevent you from pursuing a UBC degree.
Application Deadline: January 31, 2013
https://you.ubc.ca/ubc/vancouver/ilot.ezc

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Read more: 2012 Undergraduate Scholarships for International Students : 2012 2013 College Scholarships, PhD Scholarships, Postdoctoral, Graduate International Scholarships Fellowships
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Sunday, September 16, 2012

Accenture Awards $3.65 Million to Plan International for Skills Training in Thailand, Indonesia


Accenture Awards $3.65 Million to Plan International for Skills Training in Thailand, Indonesia




Accenture and the Accenture Foundations have announced a $3.65 million grant over three years to Plan International to provide technical, vocational, and entrepreneurial skills training as well as job placement support to approximately seventy-one hundred disadvantaged young adults in Thailand and Indonesia.

The grant is part of Accenture's global corporate citizenship initiative,Skills to Succeed, which aims to equip two hundred and fifty thousand people around the world with the skills to get a job or start a business by 2015. Since 2011, Accenture and its foundations have provided $5.5 million to Plan International in direct support.

"Despite the rapidly growing economies of both Thailand and Indonesia, many young people continue to enter the job market lacking relevant skills and experience," said Plan International CEO Nigel Chapman. "Accenture and Plan are working together to help ensure that young people have the skills and support to actively participate and share in the benefits of these growing nations."

Friday, June 22, 2012

Asia-Pacific Human Development Academic Fellowship, 2012

Asia-Pacific Human Development Academic Fellowship, 2012
June 19, 2012



PhD Fellowship in the field of social science, liberal arts, or management for the applicants of developing countries, 2012 Asia- Pacific

Study Subject (s): Embedding Environmental Concerns into Poverty Reduction and Inclusive GrowthCourse Level: PhD

Scholarship Provider: UNDP

Scholarship can be taken at: Asia-Pacific

Eligibility: Be a citizen of a developing country in the Asia-Pacific region

Have a Master’s degree in a relevant discipline such as a social science, liberal arts, or management and be currently enrolled as a full time PhD student.

Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes (Developing countries)

Scholarship Description: The UNDP Asia-Pacific Human Development Academic Fellowship carries an award of US$10,000. Students will be required to submit to UNDP a copy of their final approved dissertation. In addition, fellows may be expected to present their work in workshops, seminars, and other events arranged by UNDP (travel costs will be covered separately).

How to Apply: Online

Scholarship Application Deadline15 September 2012

Further Scholarship Information and Application

Asia-Pacific Human Development Academic Fellowship, 2012


Asia-Pacific Human Development Academic Fellowship, 2012
June 19, 2012



PhD Fellowship in the field of social science, liberal arts, or management for the applicants of developing countries, 2012 Asia- Pacific

Study Subject (s): Embedding Environmental Concerns into Poverty Reduction and Inclusive Growth
Course Level: PhD

Scholarship Provider: UNDP

Scholarship can be taken at: Asia-Pacific

Eligibility: Be a citizen of a developing country in the Asia-Pacific region

Have a Master’s degree in a relevant discipline such as a social science, liberal arts, or management and be currently enrolled as a full time PhD student.

Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes (Developing countries)

Scholarship Description: The UNDP Asia-Pacific Human Development Academic Fellowship carries an award of US$10,000. Students will be required to submit to UNDP a copy of their final approved dissertation. In addition, fellows may be expected to present their work in workshops, seminars, and other events arranged by UNDP (travel costs will be covered separately).

How to Apply: Online

Scholarship Application Deadline: 15 September 2012

Further Scholarship Information and Application

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

FRAMEWORK FOR 21ST CENTURY LEARNING


FRAMEWORK FOR 21ST CENTURY LEARNING

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The Framework presents a holistic view of 21st century teaching and learning that combines a discrete focus on 21st century student outcomes(a blending of specific skills, content knowledge, expertise and literacies) with innovative support systems to help students master the multi-dimensional abilities required of them in the 21st century.
The key elements of 21st century learning are represented in the graphicand descriptions below. The graphic represents both 21st century skills student outcomes (as represented by the arches of the rainbow) and 21st century skills support systems (as represented by the pools at the bottom).
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While the graphic represents each element distinctly for descriptive purposes, the Partnership views all the components as fully interconnected in the process of 21st century teaching and learning.
The elements described below are the critical systemsnecessary to ensure 21st century readiness for every student. Twenty-firstcentury standards, assessments, curriculum, instruction, professionaldevelopment and learning environments must be aligned to produce a supportsystem that produces 21st century outcomes for today’s students.

Twenty-First Century Student Outcomes and Support Systems

Twenty-First Century Student Outcomes
The elements described in this section as “21st centurystudent outcomes” (represented by the rainbow) are the skills, knowledge andexpertise students should master to succeed in work and life in the 21stcentury.

Twenty-First Century Support Systems
The elements described below are the critical systemsnecessary to ensure student mastery of 21st century skills. 21st centurystandards, assessments, curriculum, instruction, professional development andlearning environments must be aligned to produce a support system that produces21st century outcomes for today’s students.
  Go to p21.org

Educational Comments:

The International school I work with has adopted the P21.org framework and modified to fit within the Common Core State Standards.

Sunday, April 8, 2012

Literacy Works for Adult Education – Multiple Intelligences – Workable Resources

 

“Intelligence is the capacity to do something useful in the society in which we live. Intelligence is the ability to respond successfully to new situations and the capacity to learn from one’s past experiences.”
—Dr. Howard Gardner, author, Frames of Mind and Multiple Intelligences: The Theory in Practice

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Educational Perspective: 

I have found this wonderful site to assist teachers with this key cognitive learning strategy.  Please bookmark this link to assist in understanding the key concepts presented. You may be able to modify and apply to young learners too!

http://www.literacyworks.org/mi/home.html