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1 LIST OF POTENTIAL SCHOLARSHIP DONORS In order to help prospective students in their search for financing studies, the Student Office has gathered some information on possible scholarships. Below you will find a list in alphabetical order, although not exhaustive, of scholarships and funds available per region, country or area. 1. EUROPE ALBANIA Albanian International Scholarship Foundation (AISF) 10, av. Léon Gaud CH 1206 Genève Finances university studies of students of Albanian origin. AUSTRIA Bank Austria Creditanstalt Research the possibility to obtain funding through the "CA Post Graduate Kredit Programme" by contacting your local branch. Contact: Bank Austria Creditanstalt Aktiengesellschaft 1010 Wien, Am Hof Wien, Vordere Zollamtsstraße 13 Austria Tel: +43 (0) URL: Bundesministerium für Wissenschaft und Verkehr A limited number of scholarships for tuition fees and living expenses are available for students from the Budesministerium für Wissenschaft und Verkehr. Interested students in the Postgraduate Stipendium should contact the International office at the university in Austria in which they studied or the Ministry. Contact: Bundesministerium für Bildung, Wissenschaft und Kultur Minoritenplatz 5 A 1014 Wien Austria Tel: Fax: URL: Wirtschaftskammer Oesterreich The Wirtschaftskammer Oesterreich offers scholarship loans for MBA studies. Contact: Mr Ferdinand Prutscher Wirtschaftskammer Oesterreich Wiedner Hauptstrasse 63 A 1045 Wien, Austria Tel: URL: BELGIUM ING Belgium Contact your local ING (Banque Bruxelles Lambert) branch for information about loans to students. Contact: Cours Saint Michel 60 B 1040 Bruxelles Belgium URL: DENMARK The State Education Grant and Loan Scheme in Denmark Contact: Danish Students Grants and Loans Agency Danasvej 30 DK 1780 Copenhagen K Denmark Tel: Fax: URL: Arbejdsgiverforeningens Jubilæumsfond Application deadline: 15 March

2 Contact: Vester Voldgade KØBENHAVN V Denmark Tel: Fax: Augustinus Fonden Contact: Amaliegade KØBENHAVN V Denmark Tel: Fax: C.W.Strandes Legatfond Application deadline: 01 May. Support for one year of study: DKR 5,000 to 10,000. Contact: c/o Advokatfirmaet Gangsted Rasmussen Gammeltorv 6 Postbox KØBENHAVN K Denmark Tel: Fax: Det Danske Handelskammers Uddannelsesfond Applications should be requested in May and submitted by the 20 June. Contact: Danish Chamber of Commerce Børsen 1217 KØBENHAVN K Denmark Tel: URL: Det Obelske Familiefond Contact: Det Obelske Familiefond Badehusvej 5 Postbox Aalborg Denmark Tel: Fax: URL: Det Reiersenske Fond Contact: Gammel Kongevej 171 A, 2. TV FREDRIKSBERG C Denmark Tel: Henry & Mary Skovs Fond Application deadlines 4 times yearly. Contact: Henry & Mary Skovs Fond c/o Advokat Niels Gade Hammerensgade KØBENHAVN K Denmark Tel: Fax: K bmand Sven Hansen og Hustru Deadline for applications: 15 April. Support for one year of study is approximately DKR 10,000. Contact: Ina Hansens Fond c/o Advokatfirmaet Langkjær/N rregaard Storgade SORÆ Denmark Tel: ; Fax: Knud Højgaards Fond For Danish nationals only. Contact: Knud Højgaards Fond Jægersborg Alle Charlottenlund Denmark Tel: URL: Krista og Viggo Petersen's Fond Deadline for applications: 15 March. Support for one year of study is approximately DKR 10,000. Contact: c/o Advokat T. Ingemann Hansent Amaliegade KØBENHAVN K Denmark Tel: Otto Mønsteds Fond Contact: Otto Mønsteds Fond Tingskiftevej Hellerup Denmark Tel: URL: Reinholdt W. Jorck og Hustrus Fond Application deadline: 15 August. Contact: Prins J rgens Gard KØBENHAVN K Denmark Tel:

3 Thomas B. Thriges Fond Support for one year's study: DKR 20,000. Contact: Thomas B. Thriges Fond Strandvejen 64 L 2900 Hellerup Denmark Tel: Fax: Unidanmark A/S Unibanks studierejselegat Applications twice a year before 15 May and 15 November. Scholarships of DKR 10,000. Contact: Bettina Krygell Direktionssekretariatet Torvegade KØBENHAVN V Denmark Tel: (ext 1138); Fax: Foreningen til Unge Handelsmænds Uddannelse General information on scholarships and other sources of financing can be obtained from The Danish Society for the Advancement of Business Education (FUHU). Contact: Foreningen til Unge Handelsmænds Uddannelse Fiolstræde 44 DK 1171 København K Denmark Tel: Fax: URL: Bogforlagene Billesø & Baltzer URL: Semikolon Legater och Fonde Information about grants and scholarships URL: Legat Info URL: Legatregistret URL: Studerende Online URL: URL: FINLAND The Social Insurance Institution of Finland (KELA) The Social Insurance Institution provides loans for studies abroad. Please research their website for more detailed information on the issue. Contact: Centre for Student Financial Aid P.O Box Jyväskylä Finland Tel: Fax: URL: Gunvor Plantings stiftelse för studier Contact: Åbo Akademi, studieförvaltningen Tavastgatan Åbo, Finland Tel: ; Fax: ; Suomen Lakimiesliitto Ry Contact: Uudenmaankatu 4 6B SF HELSINKI Finland Tel: URL: Svenska Kulturfonden URL:

4 FRANCE Fondation de la Vocation Dévélopper la vocation sous toutes ses formes et encourager l effort et l esprit d entreprise chez les jeunes en attribuant chaque année des bourses. Contact: Fondation Marcel Bleustein Blanchet pour la Vocation 104, rue de Rennes Paris URL : The website states that candidates must be French, living in France or abroad. Further profile criteria seem very open and both jurists and lawyers are found among the laureates. GERMANY Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD) The German Academic Exchange Service promotes closer international relations among universities and other institutions of higher education and provides information on possible sources of financing. Contact: Head Office Bonn Bad Godesberg German Academic Exchange Service Kennedyallee 50, D Bonn P.O. Box , D Bonn Tel: (0228) 882 0; Fax: (0228) URL: Bundesgesetz uber Individuelle Forderung der Ausbildung Loans are available to eligible candidates through the Bundesgesetz uber Individuelle Forderung der Ausbildung (BafoG). Information is available from Das Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung. Contact: Das Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung Heinemannstrasse 2, D 5300 Bonn BAföG Hotline Tel: ; Fax: URL: Dr. Heinrich u. Christine Renkl Stiftung Contact: Sparkasse Main Spessart Markplatz 1 D Marktheidenfeld Germany Tel: HCM Kontaktstelle (Humankapital und Mobilität) Contact: Südstr. 125 D Bonn Germany Tel: Fax: Stiftungen in Deutschland A list of scholarships and foundations: URL: Stiftung Mercator Stiftung Mercator, named after the cartographer and humanist Gerhard Mercator ( ), was founded It initiates and supports projects improving facilities in the school education and higher education sector as well as it develops solutions to improve educational facilities in these respective fields. Special concern of Stiftung Mercator's work is to promote the exchange of knowledge between people with different national, cultural and social background in order to support their personal development, to encourage personal commitment and to enable people taking full advantage of opportunities. The Foundation supports a peaceful coexistence. It aims to enhance the sense of responsibility and fantasy as creative power for social advancement, to further the creativity of the decision makers and the ideas of engaged people, to initiate future oriented projects itself and together with its partners, to define standards of transparency and quality for the actions of its own and that of its partners. Stiftung Mercator provides funding for projects taht fall in one of the following three centres of

5 competence: science and humanities, education, international affairs, and that animate the idea of cosmopolitanism and tolerance via intercultural meetings and motivate the exchange of knowledge and culture. Contact: Huyssenallee 46 D Essen Fon: +49 (0) ; Fax: +49 (0) Postal Address: Postfach D Essen E mail: URL: Ernst and Anna Landsberg Erinnerungsstuftung Gives scholarships for GERMAN students wishing to study law at a Swiss university. C7o Herr Dr. Bernhard Christ Postfach Basel/Switzerland GREECE Alexander Onassis Public Benefit Foundation The Foundation has established a permanent programme of scholarships awarded to Greeks for postgraduate studies outside Greece. Contact: Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation 7 Eschinou str. GR Athens, Greece Tel: Fax: URL: IKY Institution of States Scholarships Contact: Lisikratous 14, Athens Greece Tel: Fax: IRELAND Department of Education and Science Information about funding for studies abroad can be obtained from the Department of Education and Science. URL: The O'Reilly Foundation The O'Reilly Foundation sponsors scholars to undertake post graduate education in their chosen field and in an institution or university of their choice. O'Reilly Scholars are individuals who have an excellent academic record and have demonstrated leadership qualities, as well as the potential and desire to make a significant contribution to the future of Ireland. The main criteria that apply to the award of these Scholarships are: 1.Academic Excellence: generally, a first class or at least a 2:1 honours undergraduate record to date with reasonable expectation of a first class or at least a 2:1 honours degree in the current academic year. Graduates with similar high honours degrees or with equivalent professional or academic qualifications, or who are completing a master's degree and wish to continue their studies to Ph.D. or equivalent level, are also eligible to apply. 2.Academic Plan: a fully researched and investigated plan for further study. 3.Leadership: outstanding leadership in any field. 4.Personal Mission: career strategy incorporating study plan. Contact: Amanda Hopkins 1 2 Upper Hatch Street Dublin 2 Ireland URL:

6 ITALY Ministero degli Affari Esteri The Ministry of Foreign Affairs provide information regarding all available scholarships in Italy. Contact: Ministero degli Affari Esteri Piazzale della Farnesina Rome Italy Tel URL: Banco di Sicilia Borse 'Francesco Ferrara' This scholarship is USD16,000 and covers tuition fees and travel expenses. Italians under the age of 30 years are eligible. Contact: Banco di Sicilia Via Mariano Stabile 182 Palermo Italy Tel: Fondazione Luigi Einaudi This foundation offers grants for international post graduate studies. Contact: Palazzo D'Azeglio Via Principe Amedeo Torino Italy Tel: Fax URL: L'associazione Marco Fanno Contact: Mediocredito Centrale Centro Regionale di Programmazione Via Piemonte 51 URL: Regione Autonoma della Sardegna Scholarships for students from Sardinia Contact: Regione Autonoma della Sardegna Centro Regionale di Programmazione Borso di Studio Via Mamelli Calgliari Tel: Fax: URL: Cooperativa Universitaria Studio e Lavoro a.r.l. (CUSL) CUSL publishes information which may include details of scholarships. Contact: CUSL Piazza Leonardo da Vinci 32 Milano Italy Tel: Fax: URL: Noopolis Noopolis provides a searchable database of study grants and scholarships. Contact: Via Domenico Tardini Rome Italy Tel: URL: Fondation pour des bourses d études italo suisses Case Postale 6303 CH 1002 Lausanne Attributions de bourses à des étudiants italiens particulièrement méritants pour des formations postgrade en Suisse. NETHERLANDS Students from other EU member states (or from Switzerland), who have lived in The Netherlands for five consecutive years, are entitled to a study grant or a contribution in study costs. Students must be able to prove the duration of their stay with a certificate of residence from the Municipal Data Base (GBA) which shows the date of settlement in The Netherlands as well as an historical

7 survey of addresses. Ib groep URL: NORWAY International Scholarships of the Research Council of Norway The Research Council of Norway provides grants for studies abroad. Contact: Internasjonale stipend (IS) Norges forskningsråd P.B St. Hanshaugen 0131 Oslo Norway Tel: Fax: URL: Johan Helmich Janson Og Marcia Jansons Legat For Norwegian nationals only Contact: Blommeseter, Norderhov 3512 Hønefoss Norway Tel: Tel: URL: Oslo Handelsstands Forening Oslo Handelsstands Forening provides a number of scholarships for studies abroad each year. Please refer to their website for more detailed information about eligibility and application deadlines. Contact: Oslo Handelsstands Forening Karl Johans gate 37 A 0162 Oslo Norway Tel: Fax: URL: Association of Norwegian Students Abroad (ANSA) URL: Legathåndboken URL: URL: PORTUGAL The Ministry of Science and Technology PRAXIS XX1 Program The Ministry of Science and Technology offers scholarships for students who want to study a Masters degree. URL: RUSSIA Thales Academia Program URL: International Legal Foundation This foundation supports the basic and further education in law of RUSSIAN citizens abroad (or in Russia). Gives scholarships for this purpose to cover living expenses, legal material, tuition fees Contact: c/o Benno P. Hafner

8 General Guisan Quai Zürich/Switzerland SLOVENIA Public Foundation Ad Futura Scientific Educational Foundation of the Republic of Slovenia. Study grants to Slovene nationals for studies at recognized foreign universities. URL: SPAIN Fundación Caja Madrid This foundation offers scholarships for post graduate studies in Europe and the United States. Contact: Fundación Caja Madrid Departamento de Becas Plaza de San Martín, Madrid Spain Tel: Fax: becas URL: Fundación Pedro Barrié De La Maza Contact: Cantón Grande 9 E A Coruña Spain Tel: Fax: URL: Fundación Rafael Del Pino On a yearly basis, the Foundation offers scholarships for Spanish citizens wishing to undertake postgraduate studies in Spain. A number of scholarships are offered to Spanish students for their postgraduate studies in Spanish or foreign universities. Scholarships are available for 1 or 2 year courses, cover full tuition fees, and also include living expenses of up to Euro per year. Contact: Fundación Rafael del Pino Rafael Calvo 39 E Madrid Tel: Fax: URL: La Fundación Ramón Areces Scholarships are offered in December, the closing application date is 01 March. Contact: Calle Vitruvio, número Madrid España Tel: Fax: URL: SWITZERLAND Canton de Genève Manages two private funds supporting young postgraduates who wishes to undertake further professionalization URL : Institution genevoise de l action sociale/ariane répertoire de fonds et fondations URL : en ligne/ariane repertoire defonds et fondations.html?step=displayorglist&usecachehash=1 Fondation Achille Isella Pour étudiants suisses, principalement tessinois. URL : Janggen Pöhn Stiftung Bourses destinées principalement à des candidats qui visent une carrière académique ou dans la

9 recherche produisant un apport utile pour le pays. Citoyen suisse, 34 ans maximum. URL : Fondation Sociale de la Chambre Vaudoise du Commerce et de l Industrie (CVCI) Cette fondation propose des prêts pour études (remboursables, sans intérêts, en 5 ans) dès la fin des études. Etre suisse ou titulaire d un permis C. Etre domicilié dans le canton de Vaud depuis 2 ans. URL : Association Suisse des Femmes Diplômées des Universités A comme but de soutenir, par des bourses, des subventions ou des prêts, les femmes universitaires dans leur formation continue ; faciliter une réorientation professionnelle ; attribuer des bourses à des femmes universitaires résidant à l étranger pour la poursuite d une formation complémentaire en Suisse ; soutenir l intégration en Suisse de femmes universitaires légitimement reconnues comme réfugiées politiques. URL: Fondation Tiers Monde Lauris A comme but d aider, notamment par l'allocation de bourses, les jeunes gens du Tiers-Monde, après la formation de base reçue dans leur pays d'origine, à acquérir 1 formation complémentaire, soit dans ce même pays, soit dans un autre, ainsi que d'aider les jeunes gens d'europe à acquérir 1 meilleure connaissance du Tiers-Monde. c/o ATHEMIS GESTION SA Rue de la Treille Neuchâtel Tel.: ; Fax: Website with a comprehensive listing of foundations in Switzerland. Foundation details are mostly in German. KPMG Foundation, CH Supports education URL: Foundation/Pages/default.aspx Fondation ARPE Among other things also supports education by giving scholarships to talented young persons to complete their education at a university (Swiss or foreign). No criteria regarding nationality but beneficiaries must have underprivileged/disadvantaged background. Contact: c/o Quilvest Switzerland Ltd. Stockerstrasse Zürich Giuseppe Kaiser Stiftung The purpose of this foundation among other things is to grant support for the education of potential future high qualified persons in science, economy and politics. They give scholarships for children coming from underprivileged families. Contact : Rötelstrasse Neftenbach Fondation BNP Paribas Place de Hollande 2 Case Postale CH 1211 Genève 11 URL : FR.asp

10 Stiftung Cardón The foundation supports underprivileged children and young people in their education with scholarships. The foundation can be active in all parts of the world, and supports people from all kind of different ethnical backgrounds. Contact: c/o Meisser & Dumartheray Bahnhofstrasse Klosters The Marc Rich Foundation The Marc Rich Foundation for Education, Culture and Welfare aims to increase educational opportunities internationally, encourage cultural excellence and improve the lives of the less fortunate. The Foundation has been supporting higher education in business, government and nongovernmental (NGO) management through a series of programs have been initiated and sponsored to prepare the next generation of business and public sector managers. Special emphasis has been placed upon programs that improve undergraduate and graduate level training for business students, mid career civil servants and NGO employees. Contact: Hirschengraben Luzern URL: Walter B. Kielholz Foundation One of the aims of the non profit foundation is to support the education and further training of young people. Therefore, it can give scholarships and other financial contributions to education and research. The foundation is mainly active in Switzerland. Contact: Pilatusstrasse Zürich Fondation Adelman pour l'education La fondation a comme but de soutenir financièrement le développement de l'éducation à tous les niveaux, plus particulièrement dans les pays en voie de développement et en Europe et ce, principalement au moyen de la délivrance de bourses, de paiement de frais d'écolage et de prix à des écoliers, des collégiens ou des étudiants méritants. Contact : c/o Maître Bruno de Weck Boulevard de Pérolles Fribourg Fondation Nadine de Rothschild Développer la vocation sous toutes ses formes et encourager l'effort et l'esprit d'entreprise chez les jeunes en attribuant des bourses; aider des organismes, des sociétés, des associations, ou des personnes en faisant des donations ou en fournissant des aides dans les domaines sociaux, religieux, culturels. Contact: c/o Promotex SA Rue du Rhône Genève Fondation François et Nicolas Grandchamp La Fondation a pour but de soutenir l'enseignement supérieur, soit en particulier les universités, hautes écoles, écoles d'ingénieurs et instituts de recherche, par le financement des instituts d'enseignements universitaires, l'octroi de bourses à des étudiants, doctorants et autres chercheurs, l'organisation de congrès et autres forums, la publication de travaux scientifiques ou tout autre moyen. Contact : c/o Etude de Preux, Besso et Schmidt.

11 Avenue du Théâtre Lausanne Fondation internationale de Genève pour la formation académique et professionnelle Cette fondation a des buts différents. Un but est notamment «délivrer des bourses d'études et des prêts d'honneur.» En plus, «La fondation a aussi pour but d encourager, de soutenir ou de promouvoir des projets spécifiques en relation avec le développement de la formation académique et professionnelle : cela également sur le plan financier, notamment sous forme de placement, prêts, versements ou autres prises de participation ou sens des présents statuts.» Contact : c/o BSE Ecole SA Rue du Grand Pré Genève Fondation ProFutura But : promouvoir et soutenir toute activité culturelle, humanitaire et scientifique. Contact : c/o FIREL & MANDACO SA Rue Etraz Lausanne Fondation ProTechno But: promouvoir et soutenir toutes activités scientifiques, culturelles et humanitaires qu'elle jugera utiles; octroyer des bourses, selon un règlement préalablement établi par le Conseil de Fondation, à des personnes poursuivant des études ou recherches dans le domaine scientifique, culturel ou humanitaire; collaborer avec d'autres institutions (fondations, associations, sociétés, organisations non gouvernementales) poursuivant un but semblable. Contact : Rue du Temple Neuf Neuchâtel Fondation Valifonds But : aider financièrement des étudiants méritants en leur allouant des bourses pour leur permettre de poursuivre des études de niveau universitaire ou de perfectionnement en Europe, ceci sans distinction de religion ou de nationalité, les ressortissants iraniens bénéficiant cependant d'un droit de priorité. Contact : c/o Fiduciaire Moderne SA Rue du 31 Décembre Genève Fondazione Elsa Vassalli Comizzoli Sostenere iniziative benefiche di pubblica utilità senza scopo di lucro in Svizzera ed all'estero, in particolare nei campi dell'educazione, della cultura e della scienza medica, delle cooperazioni allo sviluppo e dell'aiuto umanitario. Contact : c/o Adriano Pio Vassalli Via Roncone Agra Fondation Ousseimi But: aides financières, promouvoir chez des personnes les plus défavorisées les conditions permettant à celles ci de se suffire à elles mêmes ("autosuffisance") dans des domaines culturel, social et économique; soutenir des étudiants universitaires méritants qui n'ont pas les moyens financiers pour poursuivre leur études, venir en aide aux institutions humanitaires, de préférence sur la base de projets concrets; soutenir des institutions ou initiatives qui contribuent à un plus grand esprit de tolérance. Contact : quai Gustave Ador Genève

12 Fondation Leenards La Fondation Leenaards soutient, sous la forme de mécénat, des œuvres à caractère social et de santé publique, scientifique et culturel établies dans les cantons de Vaud et Genève. Elle accorde également des bourses et des prix à des personnes hautement qualifiées dans les domaines scientifiques et culturels. Contact: Véronique Jost Rue du Petit Chêne 18 Case postale 6196 CH 1002 Lausanne Telefon: E Mail: Fondation Gertrude Hirzel Octroi de dons à des oeuvres de bienfaisance ou à de bénéficiaires directs ainsi que des contributions financières à des projets caritatifs, culturels et similaires. Spécialement formation scolaire dans le tiers monde, recherche et traitement sur le noma et sauvagarde de l'environnement. Contact : Gertrude Hirzel chemin de Ruth 90A 1223 Cologny URL : gertrude Fondation Trafigura Etablir, favoriser, subventionner ou gérer directement ou indirectement des actions, programmes, ou fonds d'utilité publique en Suisse ou à l'étranger, en particulier dans les régions où le groupe Trafigura est implanté. L'activité de la Fondation porte sur des buts sociaux, culturels, éducatifs, scientifiques, médicaux, humanitaires ou écologiques d'utilité publique que le Conseil de la Fondation souhaite favoriser, à l'exclusion de tout objectif religieux. Contact : Vincent Faber Rue de Jargonnant 5 CH 1207 Genève Tel: E Mail: URL: Gebert Rüf Stiftung Starting in 2009, Gebert Rüf Stiftung, in conjunction with ACADEMIC SWISS CAUCASUS NET (ASCN), will be financing a multi year programme to promote the social sciences and humanities in the South Caucasus with the aim of making a key contribution to the process of democratization. The emphasis of the programme is on the promotion of individuals. Young researchers working in the above fields will be supported and trained within the framework of European standard research projects and other activities. Contact: Dr. Philipp Egger Bäumleingasse 22 CH 4051 Basel Tel: E Mail: elea Foundation for Ethics in Globalization elea wants to achieve sustainable, positive and tangible impact to the direct benefit of people challenged by the globalization process. The foundation contributes to fostering the awareness for the characteristics of a global economy and an ethical development of globalization. elea's ambition is to make a difference and to become a role model for a business inspired approach to philanthropy in Switzerland based on its professional and impact oriented work. Contact: Andreas R. Kirchschläger Seefeldstrasse 17

13 CH 8008 Zürich Tel: URL: Fondation des Fondateurs Fondation des Fondateurs is an independent, charitable umbrella foundation that offers private donors with small, medium sized and large volumes of funds the opportunity to make grants efficiently, cost effectively, and professionally in support of causes and initiatives they favor. Contact : Dr. rer. pol. Stephan Burla, managing director House of Foundations Kirchgasse 42 CH 8001 Zürich Tel. +41 (0) Fax +41 (0) URL: bono pro bono pro a pour vocation d offrir un soutien financier, moral et pratique à des étudiants méritants qui, sans cela, ne pourraient pas poursuivre leurs études universitaires en Suisse. C est un fonds dont l argent est mis en circulation pour financer les études des autres Un système de prêts d honneur personalisés dont les bénéficiaires s engagent à donner à leur tour un jour Seule une charte les lie «Surtout pas de contrat ni d obligation légale!» Spécificité : Les candidats doivent avoir terminé avec succès leur 1ère année d études universitaires et résider en Suisse de façon permanente. Contact : Le Manège 3 CH 1128 Reverolle URL: UK Professional and Career Development Loans offers Professional and Career Development Loans that can help British students pay for learning that is considered to enhance their job skills or career prospects. It s a bank loan, so students will have to pay it back once they ve left their course. However, they don t pay interest for the period when they re in learning. URL: earners/careerdevelopmentloans/index.htm European Community Schemes The European Community provides some scholarships to promote the exchange of students and academic staff within Europe, such as the SOCRATES and LEONARDO programmes. The European Commission also makes some awards to students from developing countries. For further information: contact the European Commission office in your own country, or write to: The European Commission Directorate General XXII Rue de la Loi 200 B 1049 Brussels Belgium. URL: 2. AUSTRALIA & ASIA AUSTRALIA Australia & New Zealand My Future A joint initiative of the Commonwealth, State and Territory governments in Australia URL:

14 Australian Federation of University Women (AFUW) Beatrice Fincher Scholarship, Lady Leitch Scholarship Eligibility Women graduates who are members of AFUW or its international affiliates. Subject: All subjects. Level and Country of Study: Postgraduate, Doctorate or Professional Development study in any country. Duration of Study: 1 year. Purpose: To assist with advanced study or research No. of Awards: 2 Frequency of Award: Annual for Beatrice Fincher Scholarship, Twice a year for Lady Leitch Scholarship. Value: A$5000 per scholarship. To apply: Submit the application form, university transcripts, names of 3 referees and AFUW membership documents to the AFUW headquarters. Closing Date: 01 March For more information: Write to 124 Overport Road, Frankston, 3199, Australia. The Joint Academic Scholarship On line Network (JASON) JASON is a search engine that contains information about postgraduate scholarships. The scholarships in the database apply to Australian students wishing to study at home or abroad, and to international students wishing to study in Australia. URL: CHINA The China Scholarship Council The main tasks of the China Scholarship Council are to deal with applications of Chinese scholars for studying abroad on the China Scholarship programs, organize assessments by experts, formulate relevant regulations and guidelines, provide guidance to the designated local offices working with the CSC, and provide consultative services to assist CSC sponsored scholars in making contact with foreign institutions. URL: Other useful link in China: URL: HONG KONG Sir Edward Youde Memorial Fellowships for Overseas Studies The main purpose of these Fellowships is to help Hong Kong people pursue their educational studies and research. Postgraduate students who are permanent residents of Hong Kong and aged between twenty one and thirty can apply for the Fellowships. The financial assistance covers the period of study and includes tuition fees, living expenses and one way airfare. The maximum amount of assistance is HK$208,000 for postgraduate students. Details of Fellowships and Scholarships are available from June to End September Contact: Students Financial Assistance Agency, 9th Floor, National Mutual Centre, 151, Gloucester Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong Tel: / "Alexandre Yersin" Excellence Scholarship The scholarship includes: 909 (around 10000HKD) allowance per month; Social welfare, public liability and repatriation insurance ; Accommodation help (EGIDE offers services to help students to find accommodation) and social and cultural activities guide. The scholarship does NOT include: International airfare, travel costs; Registration and tuition fees. Eligibility conditions: willing to get master degree or equivalent ; to be a Hong Kong or Macao permanent resident ; willing to go and study in Europe in the following higher education topics : Business / Management, Law /Political Sciences / Administration, Science / Engineering, Design /

15 Architecture / Town Planning, Hotel and Tourism Management, Fine Arts ; less than 30 years old ; not to have the double citizenship; not to live already in Europe ; not to be part of an exchange programme in the current year. Are not eligible: Ph.D and short term period stay (as trainees or summer courses) applicants or a stay within an exchange programme with a European Institution. For more details, see URL: INDIA The Inlaks Foundation Scholarships are available for graduate courses at European institutions in subjects including Business Administration. The scholarships cover one way travel, tuition fees and adequate living expenses for the period granted. Tenure of other scholarships, teaching assistantships and part time jobs are permitted after permission from the Foundation. The scholarships are not awarded to anyone who has already started a course of study or a project abroad. Contact: The Inlaks Foundation St. Stephen's College University of Delhi Delhi P.O Box 2108 India URL: The Narotam Sekhsaria Scholarship Program offers scholarships to Indian students pursuing postgraduate studies both in India and abroad. Scholarships consist of an interest free loan of up to ten lac rupees towards the cost of tuition fees. Contact: Dr. Seema S. Ghosh Narotam Sekhsaria Foundation, 122 Maker Chambers III, Nariman Point, Mumbai India Tel: URL: Applicable for study in over 55 countries (Please refer to to see complete list of approved countries) Students need to pre register at no cost on Other detailed terms & conditions furnished upon pre registration Registered students are also eligible for the Paras Scholarship of $1000 or 600 Contact details: Mrs. Bharati Patel or Mr. J Patel The Paras Education Foundation Head Quarters: 4th Floor, Khetan Bhavan, J.T.Road Near Eros Cinema, Churchgate, Mumbai , India Tel: (91 22) / /58 Fax: (91 22) Toll free fax: After Office Hours: (091 22) / US Number: (Local call routed through office in Mumbai, India.) E mail: URL: Other useful link in India URL: INDONESIA Putera Sampoerna Foundation (PSF) Since its founding in 2001, PSF has distributed more than 34,600 scholarships; organized training programs for more than 19,000 teachers and principals, adopted 23 schools and 5 madrasah schools (Islamic schools). URL: SINGAPORE The FireFly Scholarship Program URL:

16 The Kah Kee Foundation Postgraduate Scholarship Tan Kah Kee Postgraduate Scholarship provides financial assistance to Singapore citizens and permanent residents pursuing their full time Master or PhD degrees in local or overseas universities. The scholarship amount awarded for those studying in overseas or local universities are S$10,000 and S$7,000 respectively. It is open for application once a year from 01 June to 30 June of each year, and it is bond free. The Award Appraisal Committee focuses on two main criteria for selection: 1.Outstanding academic achievements and conduct 2.Good spirit in community and social services Contact: Tan Kah Kee Foundation Postgraduate Scholarship Singapore Hikkien Huay Kuan 137 Telok Ayer St 02 00, Singapore Tel: Fax: URL: Loke Cheng Kim Foundation Preferred Fields of Study: Degree in any disciplines Institution: Approved overseas universities Value: Standard package Contact: c/o Pricewaterhouse 6 Battery Road # Singapore SOUTH KOREA The Europe Korea Foundation The Europe Korea Foundation is establishing a programme of scholarships awarded to Koreans for studies in Europe. The Foundation was established in May 2001, with support from European Union countries and several European companies established in Korea. The EKF Scholarship Programme is being launched in the academic year of and will be the first of many editions to come. Contact: Ms Susana Miranda Tel: Fax: or URL: The Paras Education Foundation Students, regardless of their country of origin or their nationality, are eligible for soft term loans to study abroad Loan limit is based on tuition fees + living + food expenses + book expenses + computer/laptop + health insurance + miscellaneous expense No collateral Loan denominated in US (or CAD) dollars and disbursed in US (or CAD) dollars Repayment up to 20/25 years (with no pre repayment penalty) Interest rates at 5.5% p.a. (linked to US PLR), floating rate Repayment begins 6 months after graduation 3. THE AMERICAS ARGENTINA Banco Bilbao Vizcaya BBV offers various scholarships. For further information, please contact: Banco Francés del Rio de la Plata S. A., Tel: Fax: Other sources of information: Mercado URL: Apertura URL: BERMUDA Bank of Bermuda The Bank of Bermuda Foundation offers several scholarships for Bermudians.

17 URL: Ministry of Education The Government offers scholarships for Bermudians studying abroad. Contact: Ministry of Education 7 Point Finger Road Paget DV 04 BRAZIL Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Cientifico e Tecnologico (CNPQ) URL: Estudar Foundation Contact: Fundacao Estudar Caixa Postal CEP: Sao Paulo SP Brazil Tel: /6834 URL: Projeto Start Instituto LING Contact: Instituto LING Rua Siqueira Campos, 1163, 5, andar Porto Alegre RS Brazil Tel: (00 55) Fax: (00 55) URL: Fundação CAPES Leemann Foundation (Fundaçao Lemann) Gives scholarships to talented (underprivileged) candidates from Brazil for studies/education at a Brazilian or foreign university. Criterion for getting a scholarship is meritocratic (performanceoriented). The scholarships are given mainly for studies in the areas of administration, economy, engineering, public policy and international relations. Contact: c/o Dr. Christoph Peter, Nobel & Hug Rechtsanwälte Dufourstrasse Zürich/Switzerland URL: CANADA International Scholarship Programme This is Canada s premier financial aid, college scholarship and international scholarship resource for students wishing to study abroad. At this site, you will find the most comprehensive listing of grants, scholarships, loan programs, and other information to assist college and university students in their pursuit to study abroad. URL: The Ontario Graduate Scholarship Program Contact: Tel: URL: Canadian Federation of University Women Fellowships are open to women at the Canadian Federation of University Women. Contact: CFUW Head Office: 251 Bank Street, Suite 600 Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1X3 Canada Tel: (613) ; Fax: (613) URL: J. Armand Bombardier Internationalist Fellowships Application is open to Canadians and permanent residents of Canada who hold at least one

18 university degree, or are in the final year of a degree program. College graduates (post secondary level) holding a recognized bachelor's degree are also eligible. The latest degree must have been awarded no longer than five years from the date of application. Applicants must have achieved high academic standing. Contact: J. Armand Bombardier Internationalist Fellowships Canadian Bureau for International Education 220 Laurier Avenue West, Suite 1100 Ottawa, Ontario K1P 1Z9 Canada Tel: (613) , ext. 234 Fax: (613) URL: Useful Link in Canada CHILE Agencia de Cooperacion International (AGCI) Contact: Direccion: Teatinos 950 P. 11, Santiago Teléfono : (56 2) Fax : (56 2) E mail : URL: Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo Contact: Direccion: Av. Pedro de Valdivia 193, Piso 11 Teléfono : (56 2) Fax : (56 2) E mail : URL: Comision Fulbright Contact: Direccion: Isidora Goyenechea 2939, Oficina 305 Teléfono : (56 2) Fax : (56 2) E mail : URL: Instituto Chileno Norteamericano Contact: Direccion: Moneda 1467, Santiago Teléfono : (56 2) Fax : (56 2) E mail : URL: Mideplan Contact: Direccion : Ahumada 48, piso 11 Teléfono : (56 2) (RRHH) Fax : (56 2) E mail : URL: Fundacion Ford Contact: Dirrecion : Mariano Sánchez Fontecilla 310, P.14 Teléfono : (56 2) Fax : (56 2) URL: Fundacion Andes Contact: Direccion : San Patricio 4099, Vitacura Teléfono : (56 2) Fax : (56 2) E mail: URL: Organizacion Inernacional Para Las Migraciones (OIM) Contact: Dirreccion : Matilde Salamanca 736, piso 4.Teléfono : (56 2) Fax : (56 2) E mail : URL:

19 Corporacion de Fomento de la Produccion (CORFO) Contact: Direccion : Moneda 921, piso 4, of. 442, Santiago Teléfono : (56 2) ; Fax : (56 2) E mail : URL : COLOMBIA COLFUTURO a private foundation that offers scholarships and loans to students who wish to attend post graduate courses abroad. All candidates must be bilingual (eg. Spanish/English) to qualify, have at least one year of work experience after completing their first degree, and be at least 25 years old. Contact: Colfuturo, Carrera 15 # Santafe de Bogota, Colombia S.A. A.A Tel /96/97 URL: MEXICO Fundacion Mexicana Para La EducacionLa Tecnologia y La Ciencia (FUNED) Fundacion Mexicana Para La Educacion La Tecnologia y La Ciencia (FUNED) is a private foundation that makes below market rate loans available for MBA studies. URL: Banco de Mexico FIDERH FUNED Typical amount awarded: Around 17,000 per study year. URL: (click on "Planes de Financiamiento y Becas") Becas Magdalena O. Vda de Brockmann Foundation enabling talented young Mexicans to obtain high quality postgraduate education abroad. URL : Consejo national de ciencia y technologia (CONACYT) Aims to contribute with other Federal Government agencies and entities, as well as with the productive sector, in order to increase Mexico s participation in the generation, acquisition and communication of knowledge, and to considerably increase the societies scientific and technologic culture, enjoying the benefits resulted from it. URL: USA Swiss Benevolent Society Awards scholarships and grants on the basis of need and merit for education above the high school level. Since the inception of the various scholarships and grants, their assistance has made a tremendous difference in the lives of many Swiss Americans and their families. The applicant or one of his or her parents must be a Swiss national. URL: 4. AFRICA La Fondation Daniel Suter, CH But : contribuer dans un esprit philanthropique et d'utilité publique au développement économique de certains pays d'afrique Noire, et améliorer la compréhension entre les ressortissants de ces pays et le monde industrialisé.

20 Contact : c/o Desgouttes, Fiechter et Ganzoni, avocats avenue de Champel Genève/Switzerland Fondation Espace Afrique La Fondation Espace Afrique a été créée par Monsieur Samuel Dossou Aworet, Président du Groupe Petrolin. C est une organisation panafricaine internationale à but non lucratif reconnue d utilité publique en 1996 par le Canton de Genève en Suisse. Active en Afrique depuis 1993, la Fondation est née d une volonté d agir pour le développement de l Afrique et pour la promotion et la diffusion de ses valeurs. La Fondation Espace Afrique incarne la responsabilité sociale et humanitaire du Groupe Petrolin et son engagement pour le développement en Afrique. A ce titre, le Groupe Petrolin verse chaque année une partie de ses bénéfices à la Fondation pour le financement de ses activités. Contact : quai du Mont Blanc Genève/Switzerland Fondation Tchad Avenir Attribution de bourses à des étudiants tchadiens de milieu modeste pour études au Tchad ou à l étranger. Elle prend en charge, en tout ou en partie, les frais de scolarité, de pension, de voyage. Chemin de Bon Abri Lausanne Suisse Courriel : 5. OTHER SCHOLARSHIPS AND FUNDS United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) Fellowship Subject: Various Eligibility: Nationals of developing countries already holding/soon to hold functions important for the industrial development of their countries. Must have adequate education and practical experience in the chosen field of study Duration: Up to 1 year. Value: Monthly stipend, tuition fees, international travel, book allowance, travel within the country of study and other applicable allowances. To apply: Fellowships Nomination Form available from local/regional United Nations Development Program (UNDP) office. Completed forms must be sent through appropriate government/undp office to UNIDO, Vienna International Centre, P O Box 300, 1400, Vienna, Austria. Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program (JJ/WBGSP) In 1987, the World Bank, with funding from the Japanese Government, established the World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program (WBGSP) for graduate studies in subjects related to economic development. The program awards scholarships to individuals from World Bank member countries to undertake graduate studies at universities renowned for their development research and teaching. The World Bank expects the scholars to return to their home countries on completion of their study programs and apply their enhanced knowledge and skills to accelerate the pace of economic and social development. Eligibility: Nationals of a World Bank member country, preferably under the age of 40, with a bachelor's degree or its equivalent in a development related field, attained with superior grades. Also required is at least two years of full time professional experience in a field related to economic development, in the applicant's home country or in another developing country, and usually in public service. Subject: Any subject related to development including economics, business, management, etc. Priority is given to countries that are currently eligible to borrow from the World Bank; Women; Applicants with few other resources and from lower income groups; and Applicants who have no opportunities for graduate study outside their home country. Length of study: 1 year (may be extended to a second year, depending on satisfactory academic

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