Senin, 10 Januari 2011

British Chevening Scholarship

Beasiswa Chevening merupakan beasiswa dari pemerintah Inggris (UK) yang didanai oleh Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) dan dikelola oleh British Council. Beasiswa ini diberikan untuk mahasiswa pascasarjana dari berbagai negara di dunia termasuk diantaranya Indonesia. Mereka yang terpilih akan menempuh studi di Inggris.
The British Chevening Awards General Information & Requirements
  • A prestigious programme funded by the British Government (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) and administered by the British Council.
  • Over 1000 scholarships awarded in Indonesia since 1984.
  • This year up to 35 full scholarships are offered for one year Master degrees.
  • Courses at various universities and professional institutions in the UK including courses in media, finance, economics, politics, law, management, engineering, gender, environment, democracy etc.
  • A very competitive scheme. Only the best applicants are invited for further test and interview.
  • Employees, employee’s relatives (or former employees who have left employment less than two years before) of the FCO (Foreign Commonwealth Office), including FCO posts, the British Council and the sponsor will not be eligible to apply for these awards.
Who can apply?
  • Indonesian Citizen.
  • Age between 25 – 40 years old.
  • Excellent first degree with minimum GPA 3.0.
  • Adequate level of spoken and written English language.
  • Minimum of 2 years full time working experience after graduation from S1.
  • Excellent career prospects.
  • Commitment to career development, and ability to demonstrate motivation.
  • Field of study should be relevant to educational background or current profession.
  • We regret that we are unable to receive applications for MBAs.
  • Previous recipients of a Chevening scholarship for Masters degrees are not eligible to reapply.
  • Must be able to demonstrate future leadership potential and the capacity to play an important role in Indonesia’s development.
  • Ability and potential to contribute to future bilateral relations between Indonesia and Britain.
  • We strongly encourage candidates from Eastern Indonesia to apply. Subject areas are: Media, International Relations, Environmental Policy, Local Governmental Administration, Democracy and Pluralism.
When to apply?
  • Applications for 2010/11 Chevening Scholarships will open 1 Oct 2009 and close on 31 December 2009.
    The next scheme will be advertised in the national and regional press.
The Selection process
  • Initial selection is based on the quality of the written application. You do not need to attach any documents with the application form.
  • Successful applicants will be notified and invited for an English test/interview in January 2008.
  • The English test and interviews will be held in Jakarta, Surabaya, Medan and Makassar.
  • The results of the interviews will be announced by letter.
  • Candidates achieving an IELTS score of at least 6.5, and who are accepted by a UK university for an appropriate subject (approved by the Embassy) will be awarded a full scholarship.
  • English language training is included as part of the scholarship (only if required). Candidates from outside Jakarta are supported during the period of the course.
  • Whilst undergoing English language training in Jakarta, candidates are briefed by British Embassy and British Council staff and are given guidance on course selection and application procedures.
  • The academic year in the UK commences in September/October. After completing the English courses (around May) candidates are normally advised to return to their employment. The British Council then keeps in touch with candidates about their departure arrangements. Further briefing on the departure arrangements is provided one month prior to departure.
  • The final number of scholarships granted is determined by the British Embassy.

Australian Leadership Awards Scholarships

Australian Leadership Awards Scholarships

Applications for the 2011 intake of ALA Scholars closed on 30 June 2010
The Australian Leadership Awards (ALA) aim to develop leadership and build partnerships and linkages within developing countries, while addressing priority development issues of the region. 
The ALA program comprises ALA Scholarships and ALA Fellowships. These awards are for leaders or those who have potential for leadership roles that can influence social and economic reform in their country.
ALA Scholarships are for study at Masters or Doctorate level in an Australian university. Study programs must relate to a priority development area: disability, economic growth, education, environment, food security, gender, governance, health, human rights, infrastructure, regional stability, rural development, water and sanitation. ALA scholars also undertake a Leadership Development Program in Australia.
As ALA Scholarships are an investment in the future of developing countries, ALA scholars are required to return to their home country or the region for two years after they have completed their studies in Australia.
Selection for ALA Scholarships is competitive, based on leadership qualities, academic excellence and potential impact on return home. To be eligible to apply, you must meet the following criteria.

Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho) Scholarship Students

What types of Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho) Scholarships are there?
As can be seen in the chart below, there are seven types of Japanese government-sponsored scholarships available under the Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho) Scholarship program: those for research students, teacher training students, undergraduate university students, Japanese studies students, college of technology students, special training students and YLP students.

Japanese Government Scholarships and Their Content (Fiscal 2010)
Those wishing to apply for a scholarship should meet one of the criteria listed below:
  1. Recommended by a Japanese embassy or consulate general (Embassy Recommendation).
  2. Recommended by the Japanese university which will accept you (University Recommendation).
  3. Selected by the Japanese university in which you are currently enrolled if you are a privately-financed student already studying in Japan (Domestic Selection).

What are the qualifications needed to apply for a Japanese Government Scholarship? 

1)Research students
You must be under 35 years of age and a college graduate (includes prospective graduates). Or you must have completed 16 years of schooling.

2)Teacher training students
You must be under 35 years of age and a graduate of a college or teacher training college. You must have at least five years of active experience as a teacher in a primary, secondary or teacher training college in your country. (Please note that college and university teachers currently in active service are not considered for this scholarship).
3)Undergraduate university students
You must be at least 17 and under 22 years of age and have completed 12 years of school education or have completed courses in a school comparable to a high school (includes prospective graduates).
4)Japanese studies students
Applicants must be from 18 to 30 years old. Applicants must be enrolled as undergraduate students in faculties or schools which major in Japanese language or Japanese culture in a university outside Japan at the time when they come to Japan and must be enrolled in the home institution at the time when they return to their home countries. Students majoring in the fields other than Japanese language or Japanese culture who wish to study various aspects of Japan( engineering, economy, agriculture, architecture, art, etc.)as part of their major studies should apply to the JASSO for admission to the Short-term Student Exchange Promotion Program.
5)College of technology students
You must be at least 17 and under 22 years of age and have completed school education comparable to a high school (a minimum of 11 years beginning in primary school) education (includes prospective graduates).
6)Special training college students
You must be at least 17 and under 22 years of age and have completed 12 years of schooling or have completed school education comparable to a Japanese high school (includes prospective graduates).
7)Young Leaders' Program(YLP) students
Applicants must be young public administrators and so on, from Asian and other countries participating in the YLP who are expected to play active roles as future national leaders in their respective countries. The participants must be university or college graduates, who have at least 3-5 years' work experiences in public administration or enterprises and so on(*). The screening of the participants is based on recommendations of the recommending authorities.
(*)There are five different YLP courses, each of which has different qualifications in work experience and affiliation, and the recommending authorities.

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Rabu, 05 Januari 2011

Shell Malaysia Scholarships

Every year, we offer a number of scholarships to support students in achieving their personal goals and ambitions. The scholarship is awarded to Malaysian students for pursuing full-time undergraduate studies (1st degree course) tenable at recognized universities in Malaysia or overseas, and Pre-University studies in Malaysia.
In addition, we also award 2 scholarships to study Msc in Geoscience with Universiti Teknologi Petronas.

Applications for the Shell Malaysia scholarships 2011 are now open.

Disabled students are encouraged to apply.

The scholarship is open to all Malaysians planning to pursue higher education in both local and overseas institutions of higher learning. Disabled students are encouraged to apply.
This scholarship will be offered to students who have planned to pursue the following field of study in the United Kingdom and United States only :
Preferred Degree Discipline
  • Geosciences (Geology, Geochemistry and Physics)
  • Engineering (Petroleum, Electrical, Civil and Mechanical)
  • Strong leadership skills qualities and active participation in extracurricular activities such as societies and clubs, sports, etc.
  • Not presently holding other scholarship/loans.
  • Disabled Identification Card certified by Jabatan Kebajikan Masyarakat (where applicable)
  • Consistently strong academic achievements as follows:

    For foundation studies in local institutions- Strong academic results in the recent SPM examination

    For Undergraduate studies- Strong academic results in the STPM or A-Levels
    - Minimum of 3.5 CGPA at Matriculation/ Diploma level
LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPSThis scholarship is open to students who will be undertaking full time first degree at Malaysian and JPA approved international universities based in Malaysia.
Preferred Degree Discipline
  • Any Discipline
  • Strong leadership skills and active participation in extracurricular activities such as societies and clubs, sports, etc.
  • Not presently holding other scholarship/loans.
  • Disabled Identification Card certified by Jabatan Kebajikan Masyarakat (where applicable)
  • Consistently strong academic achievements as follows:

    For Undergraduate studies- Strong academic results in the STPM or A-Levels
    - Minimum of 3.5 CGPA at Matriculation/ Diploma level
ApplicationsApplications may be submitted based on the latest semester results (for Matriculation, Diploma and ‘A’ Levels students) or trial examination results (for SPM/STPM students).
Shell Malaysia reserves the right to verify the information provided. Shell Malaysia aims to reflect the diversity of the communities it works in and will award the scholarships on this basis.

Here's an example of a Shell Scholar

Karen Wong - Shell Scholar presently working as a Management Accountant
"To me, Shell is a not only a company that generates robust profitability but also cares for its people. Needless to say I am overjoyed and grateful for the opportunity to be a Shell Scholar and eventually an employee of this MNC that is fully committed to sustainable development."

Quick Facts
Location: Shell Gas (LPG), Port Dickson, Malaysia
University: University of Hertfordshire
Studies: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
Joined Shell: Jan, 2006

How did you benefit from Shell Malaysia Scholarship?
The financial assistance was a great help of course as it provides me the opportunity to study in the university. Apart from that, I also benefited from the support network from other Shell Scholars.

How would you describe your role in Shell?
Challenge, change and chance to keep learning. As part of the financial reporting team in a business, it is my responsibility to ensure that the financials that we report to the Group on a monthly basis is accurate and reliable to be used by the management for decision making purposes.

What do you like most about the job?
A variety of tasks, a high level of interaction with people and the chance to develop my skills. Others factors includes conducive working environment, good work/life balance, and opportunities for the future

How's your experience in getting the job? 
Via Shell Recruitment Day (SRD) which I think is the toughest interview I've been to. We were given real-life case studies/issues to solve which requires a lot of on-the-spot critical thinking.

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