Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) Program 2017 has been announced. FLTA is a nine-month, non-degree program for young teachers of English to refine their teaching skills and increase English proficiency.
The FLTA Program is a nine-month, U.S. Department of State funded, non-degree program that provides young teachers of English an opportunity to refine their teaching skills, increase their English language proficiency and extend their knowledge of the society and culture of the United States, while teaching their native language to U.S. students and strengthening foreign language instruction at U.S. colleges and universities. Fulbright FLTA participants also interact with their host communities in conversation groups, extracurricular activities, and community outreach projects. Fulbright FLTA participants must immediately return to their home countries upon completion of the program.
How to apply
All application materials (original and one copy), including references, must be received by USEFP at P.O. Box 1128 Islamabad. Please note that you cannot send application through courier to a P.O. Box address.
According to (QS) Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), a British ranking agency, Pakistan has the weakest Higher Education system.Pakistan secures the lowest position in the list of 50 countries.
While the United States secured the Top position in the list, scoring overall 100 points, followed by united kingdom “98.5”.Even Pakistan is far away from its neighbors “India” with a score of “60.9” and ranked at no 24.
Despite Government claims of investing billions in the education sector, Pakistan has an overall score of 9.2 and currently stands at the top bottom of the chart.
The QS higher education system strength rankings is divided into four categories: system strength, access, flagship institution and economic context.
List of countries with highest education rankings is as follows:-
The United States â€“ 100
United Kingdom â€“ 98.5
Germany â€“ 94
Australia â€“ 92.6
Canada â€“ 90.2
France â€“ 89
Netherlands â€“ 84.8
China â€“ 83.5
South Korea â€“ 80.1
Japan â€“ 78.5
Good news for the students who want to get higher education in Pakistan as six of the top universities have ranked in the top 800 universities of the world. According to the details National University of Science and technology Islamabad (NUST) have become the top Pakistani University in the world in terms of ranking. Quad E Azam University remained second and University of Lahore 3rd. 4th And 5th position was won by University of Karachi And LUMS. And UET Lahore remained 6th in Pakistan.
The Australian Government is awarding International Postgraduate Research Scholarships (IPRS) at University of South Australia. Scholarships are open for international candidates and are awarded on the basis of academic merit and research potential.
The aim of the scholarship program is to enable and encourage academically able international students.
An applicant must have first-class Honours or equivalent to gain a scholarship at the University of South Australia. Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.
Course Level:Â Scholarships are available for postgraduate research programme.
Study Subject:Â Scholarships are offered over different departments across the University, all offering a diverse range of courses.
Scholarship Award:Â Scholarship includes at least $26,288 per annum for 3 years, with the possibility of one six-month extension (2016 stipend rate). An IPRS will cover your tuition fees and your Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC), and provide a stipend (living allowance), but will not pay for travel expenses. A thesis allowance is funded to cover the cost of printing and binding the thesis.
Eligibility:Â The criteria:
â€“Generally an applicant must have first-class Honours or equivalent to gain a scholarship at the University of South Australia.
-An awardee must be enrolled on a full-time basis as a candidate for a Masters by Research or PhD at the University of South Australia.
-An awardee shall be enrolled as an internal candidate at the University of South Australia.
Nationality:Â International Students are eligible to apply.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirement:Â An applicant must have first-class Honours or equivalent to gain a scholarship at the University of South Australia.
Test Requirement:Â No
English Language Requirements:Â Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.
Supporting Material:Â Mandatory documentation:
-Undergraduate Studies/Bachelor degree academic transcripts, including detailed records of courses and subjects undertaken and individual grades achieved.
-Postgraduate degree studies /e.g. Diplomas, Masterâ€™s Degree academic records and transcripts.
â€“ Evidence of English language
How to Apply:Â The mode of applying is online.
Application Deadline:Â The application deadline is 31 August 2016.
Imperial College London offers thousands of scholarships for PhD programme which can help applicants in paying their tuition fees and also support you throughout your studies. UK/EU andÂ international applicants are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.
The university main objective of the university is to provide high quality, comprehensive educational and training opportunities that are compatible to changing needs of the students.
The National Heart and Lung Institute (NHLI) is aÂ major departmentÂ of Imperial Collegeâ€™s Faculty of Medicine and is aÂ leading international research centreÂ for investigating the mechanisms underlying many chronic diseases within theÂ cardiovascularÂ andÂ respiratoryÂ systems such as: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD); asthma; atherosclerosis and heart failure.
As part of the application process applicants will be asked to show that they have met the Collegeâ€™s English-language requirement.
Course Level:Â Studentship is available to pursue PhD programme.
Study Subject:Â Studentship is awarded in the field of Medical Statistics.
Scholarship Award: The studentship will be funded for 3 years with a tax free bursary of Â£22,278 per annum. Tuition fees at the Home/EU rate will also be paid. International students should note that those who are not UK/EU citizens will need to provide evidence that they have financial resources to pay the difference between the Home/EU and the overseas tuition fee rates.
Scholarship can be taken at: UK
Eligibility:Â Applicants must meet all of the following criteria to be eligible to apply for this scholarship:-
Applicants should hold a first or upper second class honours degree in a relevant subject (mathematics, statistics or epidemiology) and an MSc in a relevant subject (medical statistics, epidemiology or related discipline). Excellent skills in quantitative research methodology, statistical methods, analysis of large and complex datasets, data management and the use of statistical software are all essential. All students will belong to Imperialâ€™s Graduate School which provides a comprehensive Professional Skills Programme and has received the Times Higher Award for Outstanding Support for Early Careers Researchers in 2006 and 2008.
Nationality:Â UK/EU and International applicants are eligible to apply for this studentshipÂ programme.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirements: The National Heart and Lung Institute of Imperial College London is seeking applications from candidates with a Masterâ€™s degree (or equivalent) in Medical Statistics or Epidemiology or a related discipline, for a 3 year PhD studentship.
English language Requirements: As part of the application process applicants will be asked to show that they have met the Collegeâ€™s English-language requirement. They can do this in a number of ways:
-Successfully pass theÂ Imperial College London Pre-sessional English Programme. This equips international students with the academic language skills and literacyÂ typically needed to begin postgraduate research or postgraduate taught courses in science, engineeringÂ and medicine.
-Take an English language proficiency test
-Provide evidence of a previous qualification that they have taken that confirms their English level
-Provide evidence that they meet one of our English language exemptions.
Supporting Material:Â In addition to the application for the scholarship, the applicant must submit the following documents:-
Please send a CV, a one page personal statement, and the names and addresses of at least two academic referees to Deborah Jarvis by email onÂ d.jarvis-at-imperial.ac.uk.Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â
How to Apply:Â Applications should be sent via e-mail.
Application Deadline:Â Studentship application deadline is 28th February 2016.
Aspire-Canada Scholarship Program is available for undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in a full-time program. Returning students can apply for this scholarship and all incoming students will be considered automatically based on a completed admissions application.
ItÂ is also a solution response platform for students trying to gain entry in the job market and need networking opportunities and mentorship.
Aspire-Canada aims to help create more opportunities for people of all abilities and backgrounds. Students need to submit a scholarship essay in order to be eligible.
DegreeÂ Level:Â Scholarships are available for undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in a full-time program.
Subjects offered:Â The essay should be on one of theseÂ topics: careers, entrepreneurship, health & fitness and fashion & beauty.
Benefit:Â Aspire-Canada offers scholarships of $1000 or more to outstanding students.
Eligibility:Â Students need to submit a scholarship essay in order to be eligible.
Eligible Nationality:Â Both Canadian and international students are eligible to apply.
Supporting Material:Â Students need to submit a scholarship essay in order to be eligible. The essay should be on one of the following topics:
-Health & Fitness
-Fashion & Beauty
The essay should be 800 words or more (not less). The best essays will be featured on the Aspire-Canada website.
Please Ensure applicant have a â€œFully Completed Professional Profileâ€ on the Aspire-Community: A complete profile is an essential part of the scholarship application. Here is the Aspire-Canada definition of a 100% Complete Profile:
-School/work/industry and location
-An up-to-date information (academic year/major/current employer (if applicable)
-Two past positions
-Skills (minimum of 3)
-A profile photo
-At least 10 connections. Invite friends/colleagues/family members to also create a professional profile on the Aspire-Community. Its easy â€“ Just email them the link.
Application Procedure:Â Only returning students need to submit the scholarship application. All incoming students will be considered for the scholarship automatically based on a completed admissions application. Applications received after the preferred deadline will be considered if the funds are available. In order to assist applicantÂ with their scholarship application, please follow the checklist below.
-Complete the Scholarship Application.
-Log on to aspire-canada.com and create a profile
-They encourage all applicants to also create a fundraising campaign on aspire-canada.com for education costs. Site participation is a factor in scholarship awards.
-Please fill out a professional profile on community.aspire-canada.com (This is mandatory for all scholarship applicants â€“ please upload a photo).
Higher Education Commission has announced scholarships for all the graduates, Masters and Phd students who want to study abroad. All the students who want to take admission in the best universities of the world and fulfill the said requirements can apply. For more details please visit to the official website of HEC (higher education commission)