Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) Scholarship
About 20 partial scholarships will be made available for the academic year 2019-2020. The scholarship cover 50% of the total cost of the programme. An amount of US$20,000 (approx. €17,500) would need to be matched from other sources. The matching funds can be provided by yourself, your employer and any other sponsor, or combination of those. If you wish to apply for this scholarship you need to meet the following criteria:
1. Be a national of one of the following countries: Senegal, Uganda, Zambia, Kenya, Ghana, South Africa, Cameroun, Cote d‘Ivoire, Burkina Faso, Malawi, India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Thailand, Indonesia;
2. Send confirmation of availability to cover US$20,000 to cover 50% of the total study cost (matching funds);
3.Have a provisional admission to the programme (have passed the entrance exam).
If you meet all the above-mentioned conditions, you will be automatically shortlisted for this scholarship. You do not need to apply separately for it. At least 50% of the scholarships will be awarded to female candidates. Selection will furthermore be based on your motivation statement. Applicants whose motivation has the best fit with the programme objectives will pass to the next stage of selection (interview). Candidates who are shortlisted for a scholarship will be interviewed before the final fellowship is offered to them.
This scholarship is for the one-year Master in (non-sewered) Sanitation only.
A limited number of EU Erasmus Mundus Scholarships is available on a competitive basis for the IMETE, Floodrisk and GroundwatCh Programmes all starting in 2019. Read more about fellowships opportunities on the website of the programmes.
Inlaks Scholarships provide the opportunity to young Indian people with exceptional talent in any field to broaden their vision abroad and improve their skills to operate in society, thus making them a future vehicle of change in their environment. The scholarships are of two types: university courses and specific programs.
The application form will be available online from .
more info: www.inlaksfoundation.org
JN Tata Endowment for the Higher Education of Indians
The JN Tata Endowment for the Higher Education of Indians has been helping Indian students since 1892 with loan scholarships for higher studies. People consider it a matter of great pride to be called a 'JN Tata Scholar'. There are now more than 5,004 JN Tata Scholars all over the world.
more info: www.jntataendowment.org
Joint Japan Worldbank Graduate Scholarship Programme (JJ/WBGSP)
The next call for applications for a JJWBGSP Scholarship is scheduled to open from 7 March till 11 April 2019.
more info: www.worldbank.org
MENA (or MSP) scholarship programme
The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Scholarship Programme (or MSP) offers scholarships for short courses to professionals from ten countries. The scholarships can be used for short courses in the Netherlands. The programme is funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
National Fellowships in Latin America
These fellowships are for nationals from the mentioned Latin American country. As IHE Delft is a UNESCO affiliated Institute and not a regular university, it may not appear in their website listings of eligible institutions. It is worth applying for funding once you have been academically accepted by IHE Delft, as these organisations will most likely consider your fellowship application. The name UNESCO-IHE (former name of IHE Delft) may appear in some application systems.
- COLFUTURO - Colombia
- CONICYT - Chile
- CONACYT - Mexico
- GUATEFUTURO - Guatemala
- HONDUFUTURO - Honduras
- ICETEX - Colombia
- IFARHU - Panama
- SENACYT - Panama
- SENECYT - Ecuador
Your country might also offer individual fellowships for studies abroad, contact your national Ministry of Education or a similar organisation/agency for more information.
OFID sponsors outstanding young students from developing countries through graduate studies in a development-related discipline. OFID awards its scholarships to qualified applicants who have obtained or are on the verge of completing their undergraduate degree and who wish to study for a Master’s degree.
Applicants must be from a developing country (except OFID Member Countries), and he/she must first obtain admission to pursue a Master’s degree studies in a relevant field of development, from any recognized university/college in the world.
more info: www.ofid.org
Orange Knowledge Programme
The Orange Knowledge Programme is a €195-m Dutch global development programme, available in 53 developing countries and managed by Nuffic, a Dutch non-profit organisation for internationalisation in education. Launched mid-2017, it aims to have provided tens of thousands with the possibility to change their future through education and training by mid-2022.
Orange Knowledge Scholarships for MSc Programmes (submission deadline: 10 February 2019)
Rotary Scholarship for Water and Sanitation Professionals
The strategic partnership between The Rotary Foundation (TRF) and IHE Delft Institute for Water Education aims to tackle the world’s water and sanitation crisis by increasing the number of trained professionals to devise, plan, and implement solutions in developing and emerging countries. Through this partnership, a limited number of scholarships are awarded annually for graduate students at IHE Delft Institute for Water Education’s campus in the Netherlands. These scholarships are designed to promote long-term productive relationships between Rotarians and highly skilled water and sanitation professionals in their communities.
Schlumberger Foundation/Faculty for the Future
The Schlumberger Foundation Faculty for the Future program is awarding fellowships and supporting women academics in science and engineering from developing and emerging countries for their advanced graduate study at top universities abroad.
more info: www.facultyforthefuture.net
Sino-Dutch Bilateral Exchange Scholarship
The Sino-Dutch Bilateral Exchange Scholarship focuses on excellent Chinese students who want to study or do research in the Netherlands for at least one academic year during or after their studies in China.
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Stuned Scholarship Programme
The Stuned Scholarship Programme is open for professionals from all over Indonesia who have completed a Bachelor study, in particular educators, government officials, ngo officials and journalists. Stuned aims at a balanced gender representation (minimum 50% women) and gives preference to candidates from less developed areas in Indonesia.
more info: www.nesoindonesia.or.id
WMO is partnering with IHE Delft to jointly support two to three fellowships a year from developing and least developed countries to undertake an MSc in one of the agreed IHE Delft programmes.
To be considered for a fellowship for the academic year 2019-2021 under WMO / IHE Delft joint funding applicants must:
- have unconditional admission to one of the following IHE Delft MSc programmes: Hydrology and Water Resources; Hydraulic Engineering and River Basin Development; Land and Water Development for Food Security; Hydroinformatics - Modelling and Information Systems for Water Management; Coastal Engineering and Port Development; Water Management and Governance
- complete and submit a WMO Fellowship Nomination Form (FNF) to WMO by 1 March. The FNF MUST be submitted through, and approved by, the Permanent Representative (PR) of your country with WMO. You will find the contact of your country’s Permanent Representative in the WMO Country Profile Database: https://www.wmo.int/cpdb/. WMO can only consider your request for fellowship if your application is formally presented through the officially designated Permanent Representative of your Government with the Organization. This is usually the Director of National Meteorological and Hydrometeorological Service(s). Please note that the PR may give preference to personnel from the National Meteorological Service or National Hydrological Service of their country. The WMO Fellowship Nomination Forms (FNF) are available here.
- be medically fit (see WMO FNF for details).
For WMO to consider the fellowship nomination all of the above conditions must be met. Successful and unsuccessful applicants will be notified through the PR of their country by the end of July 2019. For further information email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
more info: www.wmo.int
Your country might also offer individual scholarships for studies abroad, contact your national Ministry of Education or a similar organisation/agency for more information.
Short Course Scholarships
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