Victoria Doctoral Scholarship for postgraduate research

To encourage postgraduate research Victoria offers scholarships to those about to begin their doctoral studies. These scholarships are awarded on academic merit and are open to New Zealand and international students in any discipline. These scholarships are awarded on academic merit and are open to New Zealand and international students in any discipline.

Doctoral Scholarships at AUT University

Applicants for the April round must be New Zealand citizens or permanent residents or AUT alumni. The October round is open to all eligible applicants i.e. applicants may be New Zealand citizens/ permanent residents or International students.  To attract highly achieving doctoral research students to AUT University and to encourage and stimulate doctoral studies in areas of the University’s research capability.

The scholarship is tenable for up to three years. If a recipient has been enrolled in the doctoral programme at AUT for more than six months at the time of application the scholarship tenure will be reduced accordingly.


Online application is invited from Indian national to apply for ‘2017 COMMONWEALTH SCHOLARSHIP TENABLE IN THE UNITED KINGDOM’ for Master’s & Doctoral degree programme. The study will commence in September/October 2017.Candidates are required to apply online at Ministry of Human Resource Development portal by 16.09.2016 (till 3:00 PM) and as well as at Commonwealth Scholarship Commission’s Electronic Application System (EAS) by 15.11.2016.

1000 INSPIRE Faculty Scheme for Pharmaceutical and life sciences under Department of Science and Technology

The Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, has launched the “Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research (INSPIRE)” [] program in 2008. The program aims to attract talent for study of science and careers with research. INSPIRE includes many components. The importance of Assured Career Opportunity in R&D sector has been recognized. INSPIRE Faculty Scheme opens up an “Assured Opportunity for Research Career (AORC)” for young researchers in the age group of 27-32 years. It offers a contractual research awards to young achievers and opportunity for independent research in the near term and emerge as a future leader in the long term.

DAAD Scholarship to Study in Germany

With its development-oriented postgraduate study programmes, the DAAD promotes the training of specialists from development and newly industrialised countries. Well-trained local experts, who are networked with international partners, play an important part in the sustainable development of their countries. They are the best guarantee for a better future with less poverty, more education and health for all. The scholarships offer foreign graduates from development and newly industrialised countries from all disciplines and with at least two years' professional experience the chance to take a postgraduate or Master's degree at a state or state-recognised German university, and in exceptional cases to take a doctoral degree, and to obtain a university qualification (Master's/PhD) in Germany.

Invites applications for PhD programmes at University of Brescia

The University of Brescia is a medium-size university, modern and productive like the region of Italy in which it is located. It offers quality programs and competitive research in areas related to Health, Law, Engineering and Economics. The University’s aim is to continuously improve the quality of life of people and the environment of Brescia, Italy, and the world at large, by generating integrated cultural and technical knowledge and by providing training and tools to address the challenges of our times. The University of Brescia is engaged in various collaborative networks, both nationally and internationally

Summer Research Scholarships at the University of Auckland

Summer Research Scholarships projects in Anthropology, Applied Language Studies and Linguistics, Art History, Classics and Ancient History, Development Studies, English, Drama and Writing Studies, European Languages and Literatures, History, Latin American Studies, Media, Film and Television, Pacific Studies, Philosophy, Politics and International Relations, Sociology and Theology.

Applications are invited for PhD placements between the UK and Indian institutions at ANNA UNIVERSITY

British Council, India in collaboration with Department of Science and technology (DST) and Department of Biotechnology (DBT), India are pleased to invite applications for funding to support short-term PhD placements between the UK and Indian institutions.
The programme will sponsor UK and Indian PhD scholars to spend a period of their study (2 to 4 months) in Indian and UK higher education institutions between April to December 2017. Through this opportunity, scholars will learn new research skills or techniques, develop international training pathways, access facilities or resources which may not be readily available in their home country and build relationships with potential new collaborators, including industry partners where relevant. Priority areas: