Scholarship alert: MDI scholarships; BIRKBECK scholarship

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MDI scholarships

The Management Development Institute, Singapore, a not-for-profit professional institute, is offering merit scholarships to recognise outstanding academic achievements and provide high-calibre international students the opportunity to develop their potential. The applications are invited for Master’s degrees valued at S$4,000 each, Bachelor’s degrees at S$3,200 each, and the pre-degree programmes at S$500 each.

Scholarships will be awarded to qualified students on the basis of academic merit, leadership potential, special talents or other personal characteristics that make them stand out.

Eligibility: Must apply for admission to MDIS before MDIS merit scholarship (international) application can be reviewed.

Have record of academic achievement.

Have strong leadership qualities and excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Short-listed applicants will be required to go through an interview before being awarded the scholarship. The scholarship does not cover non-tuition fees (membership entrance and annual subscription, MDIS experience seminars, medical insurance, and fee protection scheme), remodule fees, trip expenses and other miscellaneous fees or expenses.

The last date for submission of applications is 31 August, 2014.

BIRKBECK scholarship

BIRKBECK University of London, UK, notifies international office merit scholarships 2014 for students who have been accepted for the one-year Master's programme offered at the university.

The selected candidate shall be paid £2,000 as a contribution towards tuition fees.

Criteria: Applicants must be Indian citizens with a Bachelor's degree from a recognised Indian university with a final grade of 70% or higher.

Applicants should secure an unconditional offer to study a Master’s degree programme from Birkbeck University, by 30 August 2014. Visit http://www.bbk.ac.uk/prospe ive/international/ fees-money-and-scholarships

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