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Fully Funded Scholarships at LUISS Business School in Italy, 2018

Scholarship Description: The LUISS Business School is inviting applications for up to 10 Scholarships for the Master in Risk Management and insurance starting on September 24, 2018. International students are eligible to apply for this scholarship program. This scholarship is funded by MAG-JLT Group to a selected group of outstanding candidates. Scholarship Provider: The …

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Fully Funded Chinese Government Scholarships at Shanghai University, 2018

The new Chinese Shanghai University Postgraduate Program Scholarship is now available on offer for all new international students to study in China. The program provides a full scholarship which covers tuition waiver, accommodation, living allowance, and comprehensive medical insurance. Chinese University Postgraduate Program Scholarship is sponsored by the Chinese Government; it …

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Masters Scholarships at University of Kent in UK for International Students

The University of Kent is delighted to offer International Scholarships for Taught Masters Students worth £5000 towards the cost of tuition fees and are offered to nationals of any country paying overseas fees. The University of Kent is a public research university based in Kent, United Kingdom. It was founded …

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Fully Funded Australian Scholarships at Curtin University for International Students, 2018

Curtin University is inviting applications for RTP Stipend Scholarships. These scholarships are awarded to both Australian and international students on the basis of merit. Research Training Program (RTP) Stipend Scholarships are funded by the Australian government and awarded to students of exceptional research potential undertaking a Higher Degree by Research …

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UK Department for International Development (DFID) offers Commonwealth Split-site (PhD) Scholarships for Developing Commonwealth Countries. Citizens of developing Commonwealth countries can apply for these fellowships. To widen access to UK equipment and expertise for quality doctoral candidates from Commonwealth countries, and to contribute to UK and Commonwealth higher education and research through collaboration and partnerships. The Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP) is one of the largest and most prestigious scholarship schemes for international study in the world. Since it was established in 1959, around 34,000 individuals have benefited – 26,000 of them have held awards funded by the UK government, managed by the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the United Kingdom (CSC). Applicants must hold a first degree of at least upper second class (2:1) honours standard, or a second class degree and a relevant postgraduate qualification (usually a Master’s degree). Scholarship Description: Application Deadline:  February 15, 2018 Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing Split-site (PhD) (where the CSC supports one year’s study at a UK university as part of a PhD being undertaken in applicant’s home country) studies at UK universities. Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in all subjects. Scholarship Award: Each scholarship provides: Approved airfare from your home country to the UK and return at the end of your award (the CSC will not reimburse the cost of fares for dependants, nor usually the cost of journeys made before your award is finally confirmed) Approved tuition and examination fees Stipend (living allowance) at the rate of £1,043 per month, or £1,279 per month for those at universities in the London metropolitan area (rates quoted at 2016-2017 levels) Thesis grant towards the cost of preparing a thesis or dissertation, where applicable Warm clothing allowance, where applicable Study travel grant towards the costs of study-related travel within the UK or overseas If they are widowed, divorced, or a single parent, child allowance of £448 per month for the first child, and £110 per month for the second and third child under the age of 16, if they are accompanied by their children and solely legally responsible for them Number of Scholarships: Not given Nationality: Antigua and Barbuda, Bangladesh, Belize, Botswana, Cameroon, Dominica, Fiji, Ghana, Grenada, Guyana, India, Jamaica, Kenya, Kiribati, Lesotho, Malawi, Malaysia, Mauritius, Montserrat, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Pitcairn Islands, Rwanda, Samoa, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Sri Lanka, St Helena, St Lucia, St Vincent, and the Grenadines, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tonga, Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu and Zambia Scholarship can be taken in the UK Eligibility for the Scholarship: Eligible Countries: Citizens of developing Commonwealth countries can apply for these fellowships. Entrance Requirements: To apply for these scholarships, applicants must: Be a citizen of or have been granted refugee status by an eligible Commonwealth country, or be a British Protected Person Be permanently resident in an eligible Commonwealth country Be registered for a PhD at a university in your home country by the time your scholarship is confirmed. Your final qualification will be awarded by your home country university (not your proposed UK university). This scholarship will not support your period of study at your home country university. Ensure that an institutional or departmental link exists between your home university and your proposed UK university. This link must be greater than simply a collaboration between individuals. Be available to start your academic studies in the UK by the start of the UK academic year in September/October 2018 By October 2018, hold a first degree of at least upper second class (2:1) honours standard, or a second class degree and a relevant postgraduate qualification (usually a Master’s degree) Be unable to afford to study in the UK without this scholarship The CSC aims to identify talented individuals who have the potential to make change. We are committed to a policy of equal opportunity and non-discrimination, and encourage applications from a diverse range of candidates. English Language Requirements: 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. Introduction – Commonwealth Split-site Scholarships are for PhD candidates from low and middle income Commonwealth countries, to spend up to 12 months at a UK university as part of their doctoral studies in their home country.  You must use the Electronic Application System (EAS) to apply for a Commonwealth Scholarship. The EAS allows you to submit your application electronically and to download and save your application in PDF format (which can then be printed in hard copy).   How to Apply: Applicants must also: Wait when you have clicked on Submit at the end of your application. It can take up to three minutes for your application to be submitted. Wait while downloading a PDF of your application. These PDFs can be up to 2 MB in size. Let your referees know in advance that they will each receive an email inviting them to complete their references electronically. This email is generated as soon as you submit your application. Let your potential supervisor in the UK know in advance that they will each receive an email asking for a supporting statement. This email is generated as soon as you submit your application. Before you start your application, you should read the step-by-step guide on How to apply for a Commonwealth Split-site Scholarship (1.0 MB), and the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for Applicants. The application form has links to the Notes for Candidates to help you as well. Online Application Visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details. Application Procedure: click below for more details

  UK Department for International Development (DFID) offers Commonwealth Split-site (PhD) Scholarships for Developing Commonwealth Countries. Citizens of developing Commonwealth countries can apply for these fellowships. To widen access to UK equipment and expertise for quality doctoral candidates from Commonwealth countries, and to contribute to UK and Commonwealth higher education and research through …

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Fully Funded Scholarships in South Korea for Postgraduate Students at DGIST, 2018 Posted by: admin in Docto

The Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology is offering fully funded scholarships for international students. The scholarship is available for pursuing postgraduate programmes (Masters and PhD). Applications are invited for PhD and Master Position for International Students at DGIST University in South Korea for the year 2018. Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute …

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Chinese Investors Continue to Obtain Bitcoin Using Thriving OTC Platforms

A year ago today China’s central banks temporarily scared the cryptocurrency community when they stopped bitcoin exchanges from operating. Since then the top mainland-based digital asset exchanges moved abroad to more friendlier regions, but Chinese citizens are still acquiring bitcoin whether the People’s Bank of China likes it or not. …

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State of Texas Orders ‘Decentralized Bank’ ICO Project to Cease Operations

This week the Texas Department of Banking Commissioner, Charles G. Cooper, issued a cease and desist order to an alleged ‘decentralized cryptocurrency-bank’ called Arise Bank. The commissioner explains the startup unlawfully claims to be a banking institution and its operations must stop engaging with residents from the state of Texas. …

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Sberbank to Bypass Russian Regulations and Trade Cryptocurrencies Overseas

The largest bank in Russia, the state-owned Sberbank, has reportedly announced its plans to bypass the Russian cryptocurrency regulations and offer crypto trading to customers overseas. The bank is looking at trading pairs of the most liquid and well-known cryptocurrencies. Bypassing Russian Regulations At a news briefing on Tuesday, Sberbank’s Head …

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Venezuela Announces Whitepaper and Pre-Sale of Its Oil-Backed Cryptocurrency Petro

Venezuela’s president Nicolás Maduro has announced the pre-sale of his country’s national oil-backed cryptocurrency, the petro. In addition, he has presented and signed the official petro’s whitepaper and unveiled the Petro Container for mining the new currency. Pre-Sale of Petro During the meeting of the council of ministers on Tuesday, …

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