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Chevening Scholarships for trade unionists

Ruskin College, Oxford, has a proud history of educating trade union activists from developing countries and countries undergoing upheaval and change. Our programme of Chevening Scholarships aims to develop these links. The scholarships are sponsored jointly with UK trade unions and the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office together with the British Council.

Download the information and application pack (zip file containing MS Word and pdf files, 63 KB) from here.

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The University of Nottingham
A New Series of Postgraduate Scholarships for the Arts

25 x 50% Tuition Fee Scholarships* available at the University of Nottingham, for entry in 2004 and subsequent two years, in the following Schools, Departments and Institutes

          • American and Canadian Studies
          • Archaeology
          • Art History
          • Classics
          • Critical Theory and Cultural Studies
          • Film Studies
          • French
          • German
          • Hispanic & Latin American Studies
          • History
          • Music
          • Philosophy
          • Russian and Slavonic Studies
          • Theology

Application for a place on a postgraduate degree programme must be made on the standard University application form. Applications for the scholarships should be completed and returned to the International Office by 3 May 2004.

The 25 scholarship winners will be notified in June 2004

The University of Nottingham has an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research and for the environment in which students live and study

These scholarships cover 50% of the full 'overseas' Arts based tuition fee. Students will require ?7,200 in order to live in Nottingham for twelve months. This covers accommodation, subsistence, purchase of clothes, buying books and some entertainment.

Applicants must be classified as 'overseas' for fees purposes.

Application forms for scholarships to be completed and returned to the address below, together with a copy of an acceptance letter from a Faculty Office confirming that you have a place to study there.

Mrs Nicola May
Scholarship Co-ordinator
International Office
University of Nottingham
University Park Nottingham NG 2RD
Tel. +44 115 846 7697
Fax +44 115 951 5155


* There may be occasions on which the Scholarship Panel decides to award partial scholarships instead of the advertised amount.

World Bank and College of Europe
Essay competition

The World Bank and the College of Europe invite all young Europeans to brainstorm on the topic of "Radically Reducing World Poverty? What Role for Europeans?"

If you would like to enter the essay competition you can visit and find out what the requierments and the awards are.

University of Edinburgh
Coca-Cola First Generation scholarships

The University of Edinburgh (Scotland) is pleased to announce that it is able to offer Coca-Cola First Generation scholarships for undergraduate students from Bulgaria, Poland, Romania, Russia and the Ukraine applying for entrance to the University from 2003 onwards. Whilst the University of Edinburgh welcomes international students from all nations, we would like to encourage more students from Russia and Eastern European countries that will play major roles in tomorrow's - and today's - international scene. The scholarships will cover all tuition fees and GBP 5,000 per annum towards housing, books and travel for each year of study at the University.  Two scholarships will be available across the University within the Colleges of Humanities and Social Sciences, Science and Engineering and Medicine and Veterinary Medicine. 

Please see the attached information (MS Word, 151 KB) relating to these scholarships for undergraduate students considering study at the University of Edinburgh.


British Chevening Scholarships

Each year the British Government offers a small number of places for postgraduate study in Britain under the Chevening Scholarships programme. We are looking for dynamic young people with exceptional talent, with leadership potential, and a commitment to a career in Bulgaria contributing to the political or economic development of the country and its future in the EU. The scholarships vary in duration from three to twelve months and cover the full cost of study in Britain.

For further information on this year's application procedure you can visit our Chevening page or the official Chevening website at:

You may find answers to some of your questions at:

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