Scholarships

Start of Université Paris-Saclay International Master’s Scholarship Programme – Academic Year 2017-2018

Université Paris-Saclay seeks to promote access to its master’s degree programmes to international students, taught in its member establishments, and to make it easier for highly-qualified international students to attend the University, especially those wishing to develop an academic project through research up to the doctoral level.
160 scholarships will be awarded for the 2017-2018 academic year. The scholarships are awarded to students enrolled in Université Paris-Saclay master’s programmes on an academic merit-based basis.
The scholarships are awarded for 1 or 2 years, depending on the initial admission level (M1 or M2), to newly enrolled master’s students at Université Paris-Saclay (2017/2018), providing that the necessary number of credits has been obtained to pass to a superior level.

For more information: https://www.universite-paris-saclay.fr/en/universite-paris-saclay-international-masters-scholarship-programme-academic-year-2017-2018

German Academic Exchange Service DAAD

In-Country/ In-Region Scholarships for Postgraduates

The objective of this scholarship programme is to promote the development of university teaching staff in universities and build capacity for staff in public sector through postgraduate training for in select postgraduate study programmes within the institutions listed below:

Applicants should apply to the institution of choice using the contacts and the method that is prescribed by the institution. The institutions have set their own deadlines. Only the shortlisted applicants can apply for the DAAD scholarship in the DAAD Portal.

Value of Scholarship:

University fees, research allowance, monthly stipend, travel allowance (where applicable), health insurance (where applicable) and the possibility of a short study visit to Germany within the period of the scholarship.

For more information: http://nairobi.daad.de

Aix-Marseille University

PhD research projects related to one of the following six research areas:

* Networks;

* Big data;

* Globalization;

* Nano-health;

* Climate change;

* Imaging;

through the DOC2AMU doctoral programme at Aix-Marseille University (France).

Details: http://doc2amu.univ-amu.fr/en/current-calls

Eligibility: http://doc2amu.univ-amu.fr/en/application-information/student-eligibility

Deadline: April 10th, 2017

PhD positions in Mathematics at LSE (the London School of Economics and
Political Science)

The Department of Mathematics at LSE has openings for PhD students,
including in the areas of Discrete Mathematics, Operations Research and
Analytics, and Game Theory. We are seeking exceptionally talented and
motivated students with a strong mathematical background and interest in
combinatorics, discrete random structures, mathematical foundations of
operations research, discrete optimisation, algorithms, mathematical and
algorithmic game theory, and related areas.

For further information about the PhD programme, application procedures,
and faculty please see
http://www.lse.ac.uk/maths/Degrees/PhD_and_MPhil.aspx

Applicants will automatically be considered for LSE funding covering
fees and paying GBP 18,000/year (approximately EUR 21,000 or USD 22,000)
for up to 4 years. The award of these scholarships is competitive, based
on academic performance (typically in an MSc or equivalent) and
suitability of the proposed research. The second (and last) application
deadline for funding is 26 April 2017.

The 2018 Mandela Rhodes scholarship call open from Friday, 10 March 2017. CLOSING DATE: 18 APRIL 2017

Students intending to do an Honours or Master’s degree in 2018 are invited to apply for the 2018 Mandela Rhodes Foundation (MRF) Scholarships.

Application documentation:

All Mandela Rhodes Scholarship applicants are to apply ONLINE via the Embark application system. This will be accessible via a link on the new and improved MRF website at http://mandelarhodes.org/the-scholarship/apply/