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April 22, 2012 is one of the most leading educational informative website of India. You can find latest updates pertaining to career consulting and job vacancies of multiple Indian universities. This section of the academic blog contains substantial scholarships and grants offered by large number of international universities as well as foundations including University of Pavia (UNIPV), Swansea University, British Council and the UK Government, Kingston University, University of Adelaide, Newcastle University, Deakin University, Chinese Government, USIEF and lots more. These scholarships opportunities are for various level of studies such as Masters, Research, Training and PhD programmes. These grants encourages thousands of Indian nationals to pursue their studies in the subject areas of Business Management (MBA), Environmental Science, Plant Breeding and Genetics, Fine Arts, Botany as well as many others. These grants helps you to foster your higher education by providing excellent opportunities to fund your studies. Please check out the following list of financial aids furnishing useful details regarding international scholarships programmes.

1. Scholarship Program: Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP)
Employer: Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Level of Study: Masters, PhD
Brief Scholarship Description: The Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP) are designed to promote capacity building within organisations in 61 countries by providing training and education to mid-career staff. The NFP is funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs under the budget for development cooperation. Fellowships are available for a selected number of master’s degree programmes, Short courses and PhD studies.
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2. Scholarship Program: UNIPV International Scholarships for Students from Developing Countries
Employer: University of Pavia (UNIPV)
Level of Study: Masters
Brief Scholarship Description: The University of Pavia (UNIPV) and its students decided to create the ‘Fund for Cooperation & Knowledge – in and out of Pavia’. The Fund is financed thanks to the contribution both of the students (2 Euros each) and of the University itself. The Fund is intended to provide scholarships to students from Developing Countries, who wish to study one year at the University of Pavia, and to UNIPV students who would like to spend some months in a Developing Country for studying, researching and/or training.
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3. Scholarship Program: 2012 International Development Office Scholarships at Swansea University
Employer: Swansea University, UK
Level of Study: Full time Degree
Brief Scholarship Description: Swansea University’s International Development Office has Scholarships available to candidates who can demonstrate above average academic qualifications and financial need.
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4. Scholarship Program: 2012-2013 Jubilee Scholarships for Indian Students
Employer: British Council and the UK Government
Level of Study: Masters
Brief Scholarship Description: British Council and the UK Government are delighted to present this wonderful opportunity that enables young Indians to pursue a one year Masters programme in Management, Manufacturing, Science and Technology in a recognised UK institution and follow it up with a month-long internship programme in the UK. The scholarship programme aims to support greater access to Higher Education in the UK and provide a new opportunity for students to fund their education. The scholars will receive funding for a one-year Masters course in the UK, starting September 2012.
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5. Scholarship Program: Henley Business School Scholarships India
Employer: Henley Business School
Level of Study: Postgraduate
Brief Scholarship Description: This award provides between £1,000-2,000 towards the cost of postgraduate tuition fees. It is available (dependent on eligibility) for 1 year. Shortlisted applicants may be invited to attend a formal interview and successful applicants will be informed following the appropriate deadline.
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6. Scholarship Program: Adelaide Scholarships International (ASI)
Employer: University of Adelaide
Level of Study: Postgraduate Research
Brief Scholarship Description: The University of Adelaide offers a scholarships scheme for international students undertaking postgraduate research study. Its purpose is to attract high quality overseas postgraduate students to areas of research strength in the University of Adelaide to support its research effort. The selection for scholarships is extremely competitive. A number of ASI scholarships may be available in the mid year round of scholarships for semester 2, 2012 to outstanding international students from any country undertaking postgraduate research in any academic discipline.
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7. Scholarship Program: Indian Postgraduate Scholarships offered by Kingston University
Employer: Kingston University, UK
Level of Study: Postgraduate
Brief Scholarship Description: In recognition of our high achieving Indian students and the University’s close ties with India, Kingston University offers six scholarships of £3,300 specifically for Indian postgraduate students. These scholarships are open to Indian applicants who have applied for a full-time, one-year, taught masters degree in any subject area based at Kingston University.
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8. Scholarship Program: 2012 Newcastle University India Scholarships, UK
Employer: Newcastle University, UK
Level of Study: Postgraduate
Brief Scholarship Description: The International Office is delighted to announce 10 Newcastle University Indian Scholarship (NUIS PG) awards. These are available for high achieving Indian students applying for entry onto postgraduate taught degree programmes within the Faculties of Science, Agriculture and Engineering (SAgE), Medical Sciences (FMS) and the Newcastle University Business School (NUBS) commencing their studies in September 2012.  Each scholarship will have a value of £2,000, payable towards the first year of tuition fees.
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9. Scholarship Program: 2012 Tara Nirula International Students House (ISH) London College of Fashion (LCF) Graduate Scholarship
Employer: Tara Nirula and University of the Arts London
Level of Study: Masters
Brief Scholarship Description: The Tara Nirula ISH/LCF Graduate scholarship is a combined tuition fee and residential scholarship offered to international students from India with the ability and potential to make an exceptional contribution to the worlds of art, design, communication and performance. Applications are encouraged from those who feel they will benefit from further study to realize their full potential. The Tara Nirula ISH/LCF Graduate Scholarship will be offered annually and is the product of a partnership between International Students House, one of London’s largest residences for International Students and London College of Fashion, one of the UK’s leading institutions for fashion studies. The Scholarship is worth the value of the tuition fees of the graduate course and the value of a single room at International Students House where the student will reside during their studies. The Scholarship also covers meals taken in the ISH restaurant up to the value of £2000 for the 2012/2013 academic year.
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10. Scholarship Program: Developing Solutions Masters Scholarship at University of Nottingham, 2012
Employer: University of Nottingham, UK
Level of Study: Masters
Brief Scholarship Description: The Developing Solution Master Scholarships are designed for international students who want to study in the University of Nottingham in UK and make a difference to the development of their home country.
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11. Scholarship Program: OFID Masters Scholarship Award 2012
Employer: OFID
Level of Study: Master’s
Brief Scholarship Description: OFID (The OPEC Fund for International Development) is pleased to announce that 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 are welcome to apply for the OFID Scholarship 2012. The OFID Scholarship will be awarded to support two students or candidates for Master’s degree studies. The applicant may be from any developing country, and he/she must first obtain admission to pursue a Master’s (graduate) degree in any recognized university/college in the world. The Scholarship is open to those students who wish to pursue studies in a relevant field of Development or Energy Studies. Through its scholarship scheme, OFID aims to help highly motivated, highly-driven individuals overcome one of the biggest challenges to their careers – the cost of graduate studies. The winner of the OFID Scholarship Award will receive a full tuition scholarship of up to US$50,000. The funds will be spread over a maximum of one year, toward the completion of a Master’s degree, or its equivalent, at an accredited educational institution, starting in the autumn of the academic year 2012.
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12. Scholarship Program: Scholarship Program for Developing Countries at Austrian Universities
Employer: Afro Asiatisches Institut
Level of Study: Masters, Doctoral & Training
Brief Scholarship Description: The Scholarship-Programme is directed at students from Africa, Asia and Latin America who are interested in development policy and who have come to Austria on their own initiatives, in order to complete their education. With their decision for studying abroad, the students have demonstrated a high degree of assertiveness, creativity and mobility.
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13. Scholarship Program: 2012 Brunel International Scholarship Programme for International Students
Employer: Brunel University
Level of Study: Postgraduate and Undergraduate
Brief Scholarship Description: The Brunel International Scholarship Programme is an annual award run by the Brunel International office that is open to all international students. Its goal is to provide financial support to exceptional students. Scholarship holders will go on to represent Brunel as ambassadors throughout their time at the University. The 2012 Scholarships will offer 30 regional scholarships of £3000, as well as 8 scholarships of £2000 by the Alumni office.
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14. Scholarship Program: Deakin University PhD scholarships for Indian Students
Employer: Deakin University
Level of Study: PhD
Brief Scholarship Description: Scholarships valued at $A140 000 each offered by Deakin University for five Indian students who study with Deakin in Australia in 2012.
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15. Scholarship Program: Chinese Government Scholarship for Indian Students, 2012-2013
Employer: Chinese Government
Level of Study: Masters, Research, Training
Brief Scholarship Description: Applications are invited from Indian nationals, on plain paper, in the prescribed format, for the award of Chinese Government Scholarship tenable from September, 2012 for higher studies / research / specialized training in the subject fields of Chinese Language and Literature, Business Management (MBA), Plant Breeding and Genetics, Environmental Science, Fine Arts (Painting and Sculpture), Agronomy, Sericulture and Botany.
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16. Scholarship Program: Belgium Government Scholarships for Indian Students, 2012-2013
Employer: Belgium Government
Level of Study: Postgraduate or PhD
Brief Scholarship Description: Typed applications in the prescribed format are invited from Indian Nationals residing in India for the award of 3 (three) Belgium Government Scholarships, of duration of 10 months each for the academic year 2012-2013 in the subjects such as Agronomy, Environmental Science and Photonics.
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17. Scholarship Program: Oxford and Cambridge Society of India Scholarships 2012
Employer: Oxford and Cambridge Society of India
Level of Study: Postgraduate
Brief Scholarship Description: The Oxford and Cambridge Society of India is offering scholarships for admission to Oxbridge in the academic year 2012-13, as below: One OCSI scholarship worth between INR 100,000 to INR 200,000 (Rupees One Lac to Rupees Two Lacs only) tenable at either the University of Cambridge or the University of Oxford, One scholarship worth INR 100,000 (Rupees One Lac only) tenable only at Emmanuel College, University of Cambridge, One scholarship worth INR 100,000 (Rupees One Lac only) tenable only at St. Hilda’s College, University of Oxford, One scholarship worth GBP 1,000 (British Pound One Thousand only) tenable only to read Economics at the University of Cambridge.
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18. Scholarship Program: 2012 Fulbright-Nehru Senior Research Fellowships for Indians, USA
Employer: USIEF
Level of Study: Research
Brief Scholarship Description: The Fulbright-Nehru Senior Research Fellowships aim to provide Indian faculty, researchers, and professionals the opportunity to do research on contemporary issues and concerns to contribute to the creation of knowledge. The fellowships will be for a duration of up to eight months and will provide opportunities for research. Recipients will be affiliated to a US University or research institution.
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19. Scholarship Program: Felix Scholarship for Students from Developing Countries
Employer: Felix Foundation
Level of Study: Postgraduate
Brief Scholarship Description: The Felix Scholarship was founded to offer gifted underprivileged students from India and certain other developing countries the opportunity of furthering their postgraduate education by attending a university in the UK. The primary objective of the Felix Scholarship is to stimulate the Felix scholars by exposing them to academic study, cultures, experiences and friendships that they would not otherwise have had the chance to sample.  It is hoped that this in turn will endow them with skills and visions, enabling them, when returning to their country of origin, to contribute to the culture and welfare of their home communities.
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20. Scholarship Program: Fulbright-Nehru Doctoral and Professional Research Fellowships for Indian Students, USA, 2012-13
Employer: USIEF
Level of Study: PhD
Brief Scholarship Description: These research fellowships, for a maximum period of nine months, are designed for scholars who are registered for a Ph.D. at an Indian institution and also for professionals with significant work experience and accomplishments.
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