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ThinkSwiss Asia-Pacific scholarship programme

ThinkSwiss Asia-Pacific is a scholarship programme managed by the Embassies of Switzerland in Singapore & in Australia and swissnex India. It supports students enrolled at Singaporean, Indian, and Australian universities who want to go to Switzerland to conduct research. This programme is funded by the swissnex network, part of Swiss State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI). The scholarship is open to students in all fields.

Submission deadline: 15th December 2018

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France - Eiffel Excellence Scholarships for PhD and Master's Degrees

The Eiffel Excellence Scholarship Program was established by the French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs to enable French higher education institutions to attract top foreign students to enroll in their masters and PhD programs.

Submission deadline: 11th January 2019

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Austria: 3 Month Young Scientists Summer Programme

IIASA’s annual 3-month Young Scientists Summer Program (YSSP) offers research opportunities to talented young researchers, including researchers from ASEAN,  whose interests correspond with the institute’s ongoing research on issues of global environmental, economic, and social change.

Submission deadline: 11th January 2019

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Denmark: 15 AIAS-COFUND Fellowships available

AIAS has up to 15 AIAS-COFUND fellowships available for the most talented researchers from around the world and within all research disciplines and topics. The scheme is funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions (grant agreement no 754513) and Aarhus University Research Foundation.

Application deadline: 23rd January 2019

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EuroTechPostdoc Programme

The Allliance’s EuroTechPostdoc Programme is a postdoctoral fellowship programme for young experienced researchers who have already demonstrated excellence and potential in their field of research. All EuroTech Postdoc Fellows will be Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellows. The programme is a MSCA-COFUND.

Submission deadline: 28th February 2019

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MSCA-RISE Call 2019

MSCA Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE) funds short-term exchanges of personnel between academic, industrial and commercial organisations throughout the world. It helps people develop their knowledge, skills and careers, while building links between organisations working in different sectors of the economy, including universities, research institutes and SMEs.

Submission deadline: 2nd April 2019

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Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship Programme

Fully funded Stipendium Hungaricum scholarship for bachelor's, master's ordoctoral studies are now open for the academic year of 2018/19. Students and young researchers from different South-East Asian countries including Singapore are eligible to apply.


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United Kingdom: Newton Fund Advanced Fellowships

This scheme provides established international researchers with an opportunity to develop the research strengths and capabilities of their research group through training, collaboration and reciprocal visits with a partner in the UK. The skills and knowledge gained should lead to changes in the wellbeing of communities and increased economic benefits.

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UK: Wellcome Trust Doctoral Studentships

This scheme enables researchers to undertake humanities or social science doctoral degrees in any area of health research. Participants must have been accepted onto a PhD programme with an eligible host organisation in the UK, the Republic of Ireland or a low- or middle-income country. All nationalities eligible.

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