Study in the USA

Ways Fulbright can help you apply to American Universities:

USA Grad School Day – London 10 March 2015 – learn from experts in the field about the US postgraduate admissions process and hear more about the Fulbright Awards

Fulbright Awards – Application deadline: 6 November 2015 – Scholarships tenable for postgraduate study or research in any field, at any US university in the 2016-17 academic year

Online guide – A step by step guide to applying to US universities

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Closing date for Masters in Computer Science Scholarships in Europe – Deadline 31st January to apply

The Erasmus Mundus fully funded Masters in Computer Science (Dependable Software Systems) offers students the chance to study at Maynooth University in Ireland, St Andrews in Scotland or University of Lorraine in France on a fully funded Masters programme, obtaining a double MSc at the end of two years. Tuition is fully through English. This course was awarded the Best New Postgraduate Course in Ireland 2013. Applicants who are on target for a high honours degree (2.1 or higher) have a strong chance of obtaining one of the scholarships available. The scholarship amounts are up to €34,000 for European students and €49,000 for non European students. Apply by January 31st 2015.

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The MSc in Computer Science (Software Engineering) offers student the chance to obtain industrial experience of the software engineering industry through a 6 month work placement, after they have completed 9 months study at Maynooth University. The university is immersed in the Dublin region European technology hub, a region which includes companies such as Intel, HP, Google and Facebook. For further information

Aldi Advance – A scholarship brought to you by Aldi and Rar

Aldi Advance is an exclusive scholarship, developed by Aldi and Rare, to provide exceptional Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) students with a high level of financial support, and unique access to the Aldi Industrial Placement scheme. Aldi is the fastest growing supermarket in the country today and regularly jostles for the top spot in the Times Top 100 ‘Best Graduate Employers.’ The scholarship is open to first and second year BME students interested in a career in management.

Aldi Advance scholars will receive:

  • An award of £3,000 per academic year (excluding the Industrial Placement year)
  • £25,000 salary on the guaranteed Industrial Placement at Aldi
  • An Aldi Brand Ambassador role at your university

Who is eligible for the scholarship?

  • You must be a BME student on a four-year degree, yet to complete an industrial placement
  • You will need to be working towards a 2.1 in your degree
  • You must hold a Full UK driving licence and have access to a car for the Industrial Placement year
  • You must be authorised to work in the UK, and able to substantiate this by holding a British, EU or EEA passport, or have a visa or other authorised document, as stated by the Home Office (specifically List A or List B), confirming you have the right to work in the UK. Please note, Aldi does not currently sponsor work permits, and work permits for other organisations are unacceptable proof of right to work in the UK for Aldi
  • You need to be flexible to work in either the Chelmsford or Middleton area
  • You must be able to manage being an Aldi Brand Ambassador alongside your university work
  • You should be able to provide evidence of holding a position of leadership

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The deadline for applications is 19th January 2015.

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Are you passionate about chemistry? Do you want to inspire the next generation of chemists?

Our £25,000 Teacher Training Scholarships are for trainees with the potential to become exceptional chemistry teachers.

Does that sound like you?

As well as our £25,000 Scholarship, you could get:

  • free Royal Society of Chemistry membership for two years;
  • chemistry-specific Continuing Professional Development sessions;
  • access to our national and regional support networks;
  • mentoring from an expert chemistry teacher; and
  • a selection of classroom materials, like books, posters and lab coats.

Our Scholarships are open to any chemistry teacher trainees training in England.

The next deadline for applications is 7 December 2014

Learn more about our scholarships, discover what happens on the scholarship assessment day and find out how we celebrate our scholars’ success in these videos.

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Find out if you meet our criteria and how to apply. We also have links to helpful information about teaching as a career.

2015 Leverhulme Trust Study Abroad Studentships

The Leverhulme Trust Board, through its Research Awards Advisory Committee, is LEVERHULME14 (2)offering approximately 15 Study Abroad Studentships for a period of advanced study or research at a centre of learning anywhere in the world except the United Kingdom or the USA.

Applicants must:

  • Have been resident in the UK for at least five years at the time of application
  • Hold an undergraduate degree
  • Hold a degree from a UK institution (this may be either the undergraduate degree or a further degree held by the applicant)
  • Either be a student at the time of application or have been registered as a student within the last eight years.
  • Explain why their work requires residence overseas.

Final year undergraduates are not eligible, nor are holders of a permanent academic post who wish to take leave of absence. Candidates may not apply for both a Study Abroad Studentship and Early Career Fellowship in the same year.

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Application materials will be available from early September 2014 from the Trust’s website ( Applications can only be made via the Trust’s online grant application system.


The closing date for applications is 4pm on Monday 12 January 2015. Candidates will be informed of the result of their application by the end of April 2015.

HP Helion OpenStack® scholarship

Helping advance the next generation of women in technology

The HP Helion OpenStack scholarship is a special program for college women pursuing a career in technology. This HP program awards four female candidates a scholarship of 10,000 USD each, as well as mentorship plus potential internship possibilities in the future.

HP will accept applications by 10 p.m. PST on November 16, 2014. Entries submitted after this day and time will not be accepted. All women who are enrolled full time in an information systems or computer science or equivalent major course of study and capable of developing a project using OpenStack technology and/or Cloud Foundry are eligible.

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GoEuro Scholarship Programme

Loughborough University has been registered and is eligible to participate in the GoEuro Scholarship Programme. The winning student will receive a scholarship of €2000 and the chance to complete a 1-3 month paid internship at GoEuro’s Berlin office.

The scholarship programme aims to stimulate innovation and creativity by awarding the student with the best ”A Closer Europe” entry the opportunity to gain professional experience at a growing Berlin start-up company. Students must submit an entry showcasing their vision of a more connected Europe, whether that be in terms of transport, culture, communication or any other theme… Entries will be accepted in a variety of formats from videos to essays, blog posts to YouTube clips, or whatever you can imagine! More information about the GoEuro Scholarship can be found here:

Following the publication of this agreement until 23:50 (GMT+1) on the 15/12/2014, any student currently registered at Loughborough University is eligible to apply for the scholarship following the instructions detailed on GoEuro’s website.

Postgraduate Study in the USA: Scholarships, Events, and Advice

Are you interested in postgraduate study in the USA in 2015-16 or beyond?

Read on for ways the US-UK Fulbright Commission can help, through our scholarship programme, advisory service, and upcoming webinar on postgraduate study.

Fulbright Scholarships for 2015-16 – For UK Citizens to Study in the USA
Application Deadline: 31 October 2014

The Fulbright Commission is the only organisation that offers scholarships for academic work in any subject, at any accredited US university. Each year, we give awards to approximately 40 UK citizens, including approximately 25 at the postgraduate-level. More than funding, our awards offer scholars the opportunity to have a transformative cultural and academic experience and provide unparalleled support both during and after their Fulbright year. In addition to the all-disciplines category, we also offer subject-specific awards in partnership with prestigious UK and US institutions in fields such as public affairs, journalism, law, finance and information science.

(Non-UK citizens are encouraged to use our advisory service in the UK, but to apply for Fulbright scholarships through the Commission or Embassy in their home country.)

For more information: Visit the Fulbright Awards page of our website (

The Daiwa Scholarship

The Daiwa Scholarship is a unique 19-month programme of language study, work placement and homestay in Japan.

Daiwa Scholarships offer young and talented UK citizens with strong leadership potential, the opportunity to acquire Japanese language skills, and to access expertise and knowledge relevant to their career goals.

No previous experience of Japan or Japanese is necessary. 

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The closing date for completed Daiwa Scholarship 2015 applications and submitting three reference letters is Thursday 4 December 2014.

Google Europe Scholarship for Students with Disabilities

Recipients of the Google Scholarship for Students with Disabilities will each receive a €7,000 scholarship for the 2014-2015 academic year. Scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of the applicant’s academic background, leadership skills and demonstrated passion for Computer Science.

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Application deadline: January 1, 2015