Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Scholarships in Japan

This scholarship is awarded to a student who is still in his/her home country before departure to Japan and is willing to pursue a master’s or Ph.D. degree at the Graduate School of System Design and Management (SDM). Applicants for this scholarship should fill the designated application form and submit it to the Admissions Office. For this academic year, this scholarship will be awarded to one person. A recipient of this award will receive financial aid from Yoshida Scholarship Foundation ( The scholarship covers the costs of one round-trip air ticket (economy class air fare), tuition (maximum amount 2,500,000yen for 2 years (for the master’s program) or 3 years (for Ph.D. program)), a monthly stipend (150,000 yen), a housing allowance (at large city, max. 40,000 yen per month/ other city, max. 20,000 yen per month), and Family allowance (if spouse lives together in Japan and he/she has no source of income: 20,000 yen per month).

Monday, December 28, 2009



The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) is pleased to announce a scholarship for a student of library and information science to attend the World Library and Information Congress of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA).

The scholarship is intended to encourage students who have an interest in international library work and enable them to participate in IFLA early in their careers. The 2010 IFLA annual meeting takes place in Gothenburg, Sweden, in August. The scholarship is made possible through the generosity of Mathilde and Howard Rovelstad.

Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited school of library and information science at the time of the IFLA meeting. They must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States. Applicants should have an interest in cooperative endeavors with international libraries, international standards, or other international library and information issues.

The scholarship covers conference registration, passport fee (if applicable), international economy-class air travel, ground transportation, meals, and lodging.

Applications may be made online at Transcripts and references are required. If you need further information,
please e-mail

Complete online applications must be submitted to CLIR by January 22, 2010. The recipient will be notified by April 9, 2010

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Fully-Funded International Research Scholarships (FIRS), University of Leeds, UK

Fully-Funded International Research Scholarships (FIRS), University of Leeds,

December 28, 2009

The University of Leeds is pleased to offer at least nine Fully-Funded International Research Scholarships (FIRS), which are available for high quality international students who will be commencing PhD research study from Session 2010/11 for study in any Faculty at the University. The Scholarships may be held for up to three years, subject to satisfactory academic progress. The Scholarships will provide full international fees together with a maintenance grant of £13,490 1 for Session 2010/11.

Eligibility Criteria – Applicants must:

have applied for an academic place for PhD research study at the University of Leeds and be in receipt of a University BANNER ID Number;
normally be liable to pay academic fees at the full international fee rate;
hold a First Degree at undergraduate level equivalent to at least a UK First Class Honours degree (applications should either have graduated with the appropriate First Degree or be in their final year of study);
meet the University’s English Language requirements. Some Schools require a standard of English higher than the University minimum;
be commencing PhD research study for the first time in Session 2010/11;
not already hold a doctorate or equivalent qualification;
not hold another Scholarship;
Application Process:

Application forms, regulations and guidance notes for completion of applications are available from the web address: Application forms are also available by email request (

Completed application forms should be returned to the Postgraduate Scholarships Office or by email to by 29 January 2010.

Postgraduate Scholarships Office

Marjorie & Arnold Ziff Building

University of Leeds



Tel: +44 113 3434007


1Subject to final confirmation

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