ICU International Scholarship in Japan 2018

Most United States’ high school graduates seeking admission into a tertiary institution don’t know how it feels to enroll for a degree program abroad. Some students yearn for it while others don’t care (probably).

At this moment, the Japan International Christian University Foundation based in New York has come up with a student grant scheme called the USSI (United States Scholars Initiative) in order to increase the number of foreign learners at the International Christian University (ICU) which is located in Japan.

This United States Scholars Initiative targets only high school graduates who are nationals of the United States and graduated from a United States based high school. The final list students of the United States Scholars Initiative will benefit from this student grant which pays their full tuition for a period of four years of studying an undergraduate degree program at the International Christian University, Japan.

You might be wondering what a Japanese International Christian University foundation might be doing in New York right? Well, they are a non-profit charity organization that aims to back the various global ecumenical programs of the institution.

The International Christian University is a university which is a non-denominational private institution located in Tokyo, Japan. The International Christian University popularly known as ICU (locally and internationally) was founded and established on 15th of June, 1949. It offers about 31 undergraduate majors.

Host Institution

The United States Scholars Initiative is sponsored and hosted by the International Christian University, Japan.

Scholarship Application Deadline

The scholarship application deadline for the United States Scholars Initiative is December 1st 2017. Any application sent to the governing body via any means after this date will not be considered. So what’s it saying in summary? Be sure to apply by December 1st 2017 (For interested applicants).

Scholarship Type

This scholarship is only available to new undergraduate students. Students who will commence studying in 2018. Plus, this scholarship will be taken at the campus of the ICU located in Tokyo, Japan.

Eligible Course

Liberal Arts and field of languages are the courses which one can study under this scholarship program.

Available Scholarship Positions

There are only two positions available for applicants. This scholarship is quite competitive though but if you put in your best, you might be one of the winners.

Scholarship Benefits

As a scholar of the United States Scholars Initiative, full tuition fees are taken care of throughout a period of four years of study at the International Christian University.

Scholarship Duration

The United States Scholars Initiative will be durable for a period of four years.

Applicant’s Eligibility

  • Applicants must be a citizen of the United States.
  • Applicants must be a graduate or will be a graduate of any United States high school.
  • Must show interest in Japanese’s language and Japan.
  • Willing to commence study in 2018.
  • Intends to study liberal arts.
  • Applicants must also be single. They mustn’t have any dependents as the program doesn’t have provisions for dependents.
  • Applicants need to prove their English proficiency by submitting their TOEFL or IELTS score.

For more information on how to apply and other general requirements, kindly click

Amity Scholarships

Have you ever dreamt of studying in the United Arab Emirates? Do you really want to know how it is like? If your answer is yes, then apply for the 2018 Amity University Scholarship program for all foreign students at undergraduate and postgraduate degree level.

This scholarship is only applicable to students who are applying to study at the Amity University located in Dubai. Applicants who already possess a Master’s or is already an undergraduate degree student may not be eligible to apply.

The Amity Scholarships is currently receiving applications from students all over the world. These Amity scholarship allows applicants to be qualified for undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs. But this scholarship is awarded based on academic performance in previous school evidenced in applicant’s graduation result from their former school.

There is no separate application for this scholarship. All candidates will be screened at the point of admission and the institution will determine if they qualify for the scholarship or not. Candidates only need to make sure they meet their selection criteria of the institution and their scholarship.

The primary purpose of this grant for school is to encourage highly talented and intelligent students and to also strengthen the posterity from the root educationally.

The Amity Education group is a prominent academic group that has been in existence since twenty five years ago. This group has been offering various educational opportunities to learners from different levels right from pre-school level to PhD/Masters level.

The Amity University is a private, non-profit university located in Dubai. Its nick name is Amitians.

Applicants to this scholarship program offered by Amity University whose first language is not English language are required to provide evidence of their proficiency in English language.

There is no specific deadline for this scholarship. The scholarship allows successful applicants to study any of the many courses offered by Amity University, Dubai.

The number of scholarships is not known and the value can range from 15% tuition waiver to 100% fully paid tuition fees.

All eligible applicants from any country are qualified to apply for this Amity foundation scholarships for undergraduate and post-graduate degree program.

Scholarship Level

This scholarship is for undergraduate and post graduate degree programs.

Eligible Courses

With this grant for school, successful candidates for this scholarship program can study any course offered by Amity University.

Location of Scholarship

This scholarship will be taken at Dubai.

How to Apply

This grant for school will be awarded during admission into the institution. This means that there is no separate scholarship application for this scholarship. A copy of candidates’ high school results is required, plus any other academic document. A copy of applicants’ passport, Emirates ID, medical insurance card, six passport sized photograph, residency visa for UAE, evidence of proficiency in English language (if English is not the applicant’s first language), Personal statement, and two reference letters.

Other necessary documents and application process can be found at the scholarship’s official website. Here is the official scholarship link –

Fully Funded Scholarship in Ireland 2018/19

Wishing to study in Ireland? The Kader Asmal fellowship program scholarship is here once more to help make dreams come true. Undergraduates often make plans on where they would love to take their postgraduate degrees though some of them end up either not earning a postgraduate degree at all or enrolling for a postgraduate degree program somewhere other than where they initially had in mind. Either ways, stuff happens.

Kader Asmal fellowship program scholarship has opened its portal therefore allowing applicants that want to study in Ireland to apply for its scholarship program for the 2018/2019 academic year. The postgraduate degree program which will be hosted in Ireland will commence on September 2018.

Application Deadline

The Kader Asmal fellowship program scholarship deadline is 20th February 2018. If any applicant send their application for this student grant after the deadline, they should expect to be considered for the scholarship.

To Be Taken At

The Kader Asmal fellowship program scholarship will be taken at Ireland.

Scholarship Selection Criteria

These are the selection criteria for this student grant

  • Applicants must be a national of South Africa. They must hold a South African permanent resident permit.
  • Candidates must be willing to commence studies in September 2018.
  • Applicants must meet the minimum admission requirement to be admitted into a postgraduate degree program in an Ireland tertiary institution.
  • Applicants must not have applied for any course at any tertiary institution in Ireland.
  • Applicants already in university are not qualified to apply for this scholarship program.
  • Applicants must prove that without this scholarship, they won’t be able to study a postgraduate program in Ireland.
  • Applicants who are already in possession of a PhD or Master’s is not qualified for this Kader Asmal fellowship program scholarship.
  • Applicants will only be allowed to study the courses listed on the scholarship page which will also be listed here.

Scholarship Benefits

These are the benefits of the Kader Asmal fellowship program scholarship which successful applicants will benefit.

  • This student grant will cover applicant’s institution application fees.
  • Applicant’s examination fees.
  • To and from applicant’s country of residence to Ireland.
  • Applicant’s Tuition fees.
  • Monthly living allowances will also be given to successful applicants.
  • Accommodation allowances will be given to Kader Asmal fellowship program scholars.
  • Book and study allowances will be given to candidates
  • Settling allowances will also be given to candidates.
  • Student visa application expenses are covered by the Kader Asmal fellowship program scholarship.

Successful applicants will be called for interview individually in March 2018. Applicants that are shortlisted are expected to book and write their IELTS exam not later than April 2018.

Eligible Courses

  • Public Administration.
  • Agriculture, Food Science, Nutrition.
  • Business Management.
  • LLM in Law (Human Rights Law).

With this scholarship, one can study in any university in Ireland. Kindly click here to see the full lists of courses that can be offered with this scholarship program.

Official Scholarship Site

For more information regarding this scholarship, kindly head over to the official scholarship website