Giorgio Rota Best Paper Award

February 27th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

hand writingGiorgio Rota Best Paper Award
Deadline: April 6th

Centro Einaudi has launched their third annual Giorgio Rota Best Paper Award. Candidates must submit a high-quality scientific paper on the economics of illegal activities and corruption before April 6th.

Individuals from around the world can apply for this award but must have been born after December 31st, 1977 and be studying one of the following: Sociology, Geography, Criminal & Forensic Science, Public Relations, Political Science, Liberal Arts/Humanities, Economics, Public Administration, Law & Legal Studies, Cultural Studies, Business/Management and Architecture & Design.

Three 1200 Euro awards will be granted in addition to a maximum of 500 Euros for travel expenses to join the Giorgio Rota Conference to present their work.

An award committee will select the three winning papers based upon the following criteria:

  • Relevance to the topic
  • Literature review
  • Quality of the methods and the data
  • Originality of the data and the conclusions
  • Understandability

This award is in honor of Giorgio Rota, a leading Italian economist in charge of economic research at the Centro Einaudi for many years. The Centro Einaudi is based in Turin and conducts independent research in the fields of political economy, welfare policies, government and marketing competition.

If interested in this award, learn more about the Giorgio Rota Best Paper Award before the April 6th deadline.


The Human Interaction Project’s Giving Back Program

February 12th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

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Deadline: March 31st

If you’re interested in a fellowship that allows you to travel while providing volunteer services then The Human Interaction Project’s Giving Back Program is a great opportunity for you.

Accepted students will have their airfare, housing, UBELONG program fees, medical insurance and some incidentals covered when they take part in this 10-14 day fellowship. Each student will be partnered with the international volunteering organization, UBELONG, to carry out a volunteer trip while immersed in a new culture. Before their journey students will receive training in leadership and philanthropy.

To be eligible students must be 18-25 years old and complete an online application. Applicants must be studying in the United States but can be from any country and pursuing any degree. Two letters of recommendation, a brief essay and a recent photo are also required.

The selection committee for The Human Interaction Project’s Giving Back Program will review all applications, and select the final applicants to participate in a Skype interview. Key attributes that the selection committee will be evaluating applicants on include:

  • Concern with your fellow man
  • A hunger for self-growth
  • Maturity
  • Curiosity
  • Openness to foreign cultures
  • Willingness to step outside your comfort zone
  • An independent streak

Five individuals will be accepted and upon return expected to share their journey through blogging, videos and speeches.

 


Hiram College James A. Garfield Global Scholarship

January 29th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

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Deadline: February 15th

Hiram College offers a number of international scholarships- including the James A. Garfield Global Scholarship. This scholarship has the potential to cover tuition for one year – the award amount is between $19,000 and $23,000.

To be eligible for this scholarship international students must complete an application to Hiram College before February 15th. Students must score a minimum of 1100 on the SAT in the combined math and critical reading sections and have at least a 3.5 GPA on a 4.0 grading scale.

International students from any country and pursuing any degree are able to apply for this scholarship if they plan on attending Hiram College.

Hiram College is located in Hiram, Ohio and was founded in 1850. There are currently 1,200 undergraduate students including more than 70 international students from 30 countries around the world studying at Hiram College.

If you would like to attend Hiram College and see if you’re eligible for this scholarship you can get more information on the Hiram College James A. Garfield Global Scholarship.


EdU Scholarship Award

January 16th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

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Deadline: Varies Monthly

If you like answering trivia questions and love scholarships then the EdU scholarship is a great opportunity you need to check out. CompareCards.com is hosting this scholarship and will award one student $2,500 each month.

If you’re interested in this scholarship you must be enrolled in college, be at least 16 years of age and a resident of the United States. This is a great opportunity for US citizens or residents who are studying abroad through a US college or university.

The winner will be randomly drawn from all entries and notified through email or phone. If you are the EdU Scholarship Award winner you must submit a photograph of yourself holding the scholarship award check and a statement about how the award will help you manage your college expenses.

To enter to win this scholarship you must complete the registration form and correctly answer the given trivia question.

You can get more information on the EdU Scholarship Award here.


DirectTextbook.com Photo Essay Contest

January 1st, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

booksDirectTextbook.com Photo Essay Contest Scholarship
Deadline: January 15

Every student knows that textbooks are expensive! This scholarship is a great opportunity for students like you to gain a little extra cash to help pay for your books. This contest is open to US citizens enrolled in an accredited 2 or 4 year college or university for winter or spring term. If you plan on studying abroad through your US school this is a great way to help boost your bank account for your trip.

To enter the DirectTextbook.com Photo Essay Contest you must submit an original photo that captures the theme “Expectations.” Students can be a graduate or undergraduate student but must have a 2.0 GPA or higher and not be currently incarcerated.

Prizes include:

  • Grand prize winner selected by DirectTextbook.com: $1,000
  • Second place winner to the photo with the most votes: $500
  • Third place winner will be selected at random: $250

Get more information on the DirectTextbook.com Photo Essay Contest Scholarship and get help paying for your textbooks!


$1,000 Every Month Scholarship

December 20th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

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Each month you have a chance to win $1,000! GotChosen Scholarships now has a new opportunity for students around the world to have access to extra funds for their education. To be eligible to apply for this scholarship you must meet the following:

  • Be 18 years or older
  • Have been accepted into a post secondary or college program

You do not need to submit your GPA or prove financial need to enter into the $1,000 Every Month Scholarship. However, you must apply every month that you wish to be considered for the award. The deadline to apply each month is the last day of the month at 11:59PM Pacific Time.

To enter to win this scholarship you must create a GotChosen account and follow the application process steps. The winner will be chosen by a random drawing and announced on the 27th of the following month.

Log into your scholarship account to gain access to the full information on the $1000 Every Month Scholarship so you can enter to win.


The New School Competition

December 5th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

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Deadline: February 1

Want to study in New York City but need help finding the funds? Join The New School Competition! Ten students will receive a scholarship to help them pay for their tuition at The New School. There will be one full tuition scholarship and one partial tuition scholarship at each of the five participating divisions.

Individuals are eligible to apply for this scholarship if they meet the following criteria:

  • Are a high school or college student
  • Plan on attending the New School

To enter to win this scholarship you must first read the contest rules and eligibility requirements. You must then complete the challenge and apply to The New School before February 1st.

The challenge will consist of many parts including registration, the New School quiz, a global citizen quiz, the creation of your own video story and applying to the New School.

After the initial screening of all entries 20 candidates will be selected to continue in the competition based upon their quiz results and their creative case video. One finalist will be picked to move along in the competition based upon video views and comments. The final winners will then be chosen and contacted by March 23rd.

Log into your account and learn more about the New School Competition.


The 2014 InternationalStudent.com Travel Video Contest Winner

November 24th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

Congrats DanielleIn September we announced that InternationalStudent.com was hosting their ninth annual Travel Video Contest. The contest was open to anyone age 18 and older who is enrolled or plans on being enrolled in a college or university outside their home country. If you’re wondering who walked away with the winning titles last week- we have the answer and are pleased to announce the Travel Video Contest Winner!

The $4,000 grand prize winner was Danielle Boxill for her video “My Illustrated Life.”
Danielle grew up Trinidad and it was there that she discovered her love for animation. Wanting to pursue animation as a career- she first wants to start by obtaining an accredited animation degree. Studying in the US will be her chance to start her dream. Watch “My Illustrated Life” and watch Danielle’s story unfold. Danielle will also be blogging about her studies in the US through her very own blog. Visit her blog on InternationalStudent.com to hear (and maybe watch) more of her stories come to life.

The second place winner ($500) was Anh Nguyen for his video “Revisiting Homeland Vietnam.”
After visiting his homeland of Vietnam Anh realized that along with the vast beauty, there is also vast poverty- and he was inspired to make a difference. Watch Anh’s video and see how he plans to take action within Vietnam.

The third place winner ($250) was Drew Thomas for his video “Hollywood of the North.”
Drew has a love (and talent) for visual effects. He wants to take his talent to the next level by attending CG Masters School of 3D Animation & VFX- but needed some financial help. Watch his video and see just how talented he is and why the InternationalStudent.com judges thought he deserved the third place title!

Next year InternationalStudent.com will host their tenth annual Travel Video Contest and you won’t want to miss out! Check back September 2015 for your chance to enter the contest!


FISITA Travel Bursary

November 7th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

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Deadline March 31st

The FISITA Travel Bursary is helping international students from around the world to pursue engineering through the automotive industry. Just to name a few examples, they have “enabled Korean students to work for General Motors in Michigan, USA, helped Australian students fund placements at Robert Bosch GmbH in Germany; supported Polish students studying at RMIT in Melbourne, Australia; helped students from India to carry out research at Automotive Institute of HAN University, The Netherlands and contributed funding for UK students to study at Manipal Institute of Technology in India.”

Numerous €2000 scholarships twice a year will be awarded through the FISITA Travel Bursary to help students with costs associated with international internships, exchange programs or work placements.

To be eligible for this scholarship you must meet the following requirements:

  1. Be studying engineering at an undergraduate or postgraduate level at a recognized college or university.
  2. Have arranged an industry or research placement in an automotive company or organization overseas.
  3. Be a member of the FISITA membership society.

Individuals who apply for the FISITA Travel Bursary will want to ensure they review the checklist and terms and conditions, then complete the application form to be reviewed by the program judges.

FISITA is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving automotive transportation since being founded in 1948.

If you would like more information on this scholarship and how to apply you can visit here.


Challenge Yourself India

October 23rd, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

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Deadline: December 10th

Indian Bachelor and Master’s students are able to compete in the Challenge Yourself India competition. One first prize winner will receive a travel grant to Sweden worth approximately INR 125 000, a certificate of achievement and published results on Studentcompetitions.com. The second and third prize winners will receive an Amazon gift card worth approximately INR 8000 (2nd prize) or INR 4000 (3rd prize), a certificate of achievement and published results on Studentcompetitions.com.

Here’s what you need to do to enter:

  1. Register with the Challenge Yourself India competition
  2. Take the challenge which will consist of the following:
    1. Multiple choice questions
    2. Case questions
    3. Personal motivation
    4. Share on social media
  3. Complete the competition by the deadline: December 10th

Individuals will be judged based upon their final performance in the challenge. Judges will consist of individuals from Student Competition and university representatives. The top 20 finalists will be announced by Challenge Yourself India on December 15th, 2014, the first, second and third place winners will be announced by December 19th. The winner can travel to Sweden anytime throughout 2015.

Receiving the travel grant to Sweden is a great opportunity for students to learn more about studying and living in Sweden. If you would like a shot at winning this grant, get more information including the link on where to register for the Challenge Yourself India competition here.