Scholarships in Sweden, Holland and Australia

16 Sep

1.Over 500 Swedish scholarship
The Swedish Institute, a government agency, administers over 500 scholarships each year for students and researchers coming to Sweden to pursue their objectives at a Swedish university. Use the guide below in order to find out if any of the Swedish Institute scholarships are available for citizens of your country at your intended level of study.

Swedish Scholarship Guide

2.Amsterdam Merit Scholarships (AMS)

Scholarships for excellent students-University of Amsterdam

The University of Amsterdam aims to attract the world’s brightest students to its international classrooms. Outstanding students from outside the European Economic Area can apply for an Amsterdam Merit Scholarship. For more information please click on the link below.

Amsterdam Merit Scholarships (AMS) Application

see also

Amsterdam Excellence Scholarship

In 2014, a new prestigious scholarship programme will be launched, targeting exceptionally talented Master’s students from outside Europe. The AES is a full scholarship of €25,000 (covering tuition and living expenses) for one academic year with the possibility of extension for a second year (for two-year Master’s programmes). For more information about eligibility and deadlines please click on the link below.

Amsterdam Excellence Scholarship Application

3. Australia Awards Scholarships

Australia Awards Scholarships are long term development awards administered by AusAID.

They aim to contribute to the long term development needs of Australia’s partner countries in line with bilateral and regional agreements.

They provide opportunities for people from developing countries to undertake full time undergraduate or postgraduate study at participating Australian universities and Technical and Further Education (TAFE) institutions.

The study and research opportunities provided by Australia Awards Scholarships develop skills and knowledge of individuals to drive change and contribute to the development outcomes of their own country.

Awards benefits

The Awards are offered for the minimum period necessary for the individual to complete the academic program specified by the Australian higher education institution, including any preparatory training. The following benefits generally apply:

  • Full tuition fees.
  • Return air travel—payment of a single return, economy class airfare to and from Australia, via the most direct route.
  • Establishment allowance—a once only payment of A$5,000 as a contribution towards as accommodation expenses, text books, study materials.
  • Contribution to Living Expenses (CLE) is a fortnightly contribution to basic living expenses paid at a rate determined by AusAID. From 1 January 2013, CLE payable to Scholars studying under an ADS is A$30,000 per year.
  • Introductory Academic Program (IAP)—a compulsory 4-6 week program prior to the commencement of formal academic studies covering information on life and study in Australia.
  • Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) for the duration of the award (for award holder only)—provided to cover the student’s basic medical costs (with the exception of pre existing conditions).
  • Pre-course English (PCE) fees—if deemed necessary PCE may be available for students for in-country and/or in-Australia training.
  • Supplementary Academic Support may be available to ensure a Scholar’s academic success or enhance their academic experience.
  • Fieldwork (for research students only)—may be available for eligible research students for one return economy class airfare via the most direct route to their country of citizenship or within Australia.

Supplementary programs (click to here to view details)

  • Australia Awards Leadership Program

  • Allison Sudradjat Prize

  • Prime Minister’s Pacific Program

Up to 120 eligible postgraduate scholars from the Pacific will receive an award between 2010 and 2014. For more details visit the program website [external website].

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One Response to “Scholarships in Sweden, Holland and Australia”

  1. Asiedu Kojo Prince February 15, 2014 at 8:38 am #

    I want to get a full scholarship to read Business Administration in any of your universities.

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