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2015 Microsoft Research Asia Fellowships, China

May 4, 2015 Leave a comment

Applications are invited for Microsoft Research Asia Fellowships from junior PhD students to pursue their research interests while taking tangible and worthwhile steps toward building a successful career. This program is open to students from invited universities with eligible computer science, electrical engineering, mathematics, information science, or automation departments. Only second-year students who have never attended any master’s program and who have enrolled in an eligible combined master’s and PhD program during or after 2013 are eligible to apply for the fellowship. The internship that comes with the fellowship offers a unique opportunity for young researchers to gain hands-on research experience in China. The application deadline is June 20, 2015.

Study Subject(s): Major falls within the broad scope of computer science, electronic engineering, information science, or applied mathematics. Program is open to research areas outside core computer science, but they expect to see a strong computing component in an applicant’s proposed research. Areas of interest: Artificial intelligence, Hardware computing, Human computer interaction, Internet graphics, Internet media, Knowledge mining, Machine learning, Media computing, Mobile and sensing systems, Multimedia search and mining, Natural language computing, Software analytics, Speech, System algorithms, Systems, Theory, Visual computing, Web search and data management, Wireless and networking.
Course Level:
Fellowship is available for junior PhD students to pursue their research interests.
Scholarship Provider: Microsoft Research
Scholarship can be taken at: China (Beijing)

Eligibility: Enrollment is highly competitive and selective, reflecting the high criteria for participation. The conditions of eligibility listed below must be met:
-In order to qualify, the candidate must be in one of the following two stages of their educational career the time of nomination: a PhD student who has completed a master’s program, and started their PhD program during or after 2014 and a PhD student who has never completed a master’s program, and who started their combined master’s and PhD program during or after 2013
Note: Special cases may be considered at the discretion of the review committee
-The candidate must have no more than three years of research experience before having begun their the PhD degree
-The candidate must be specializing in one of the following fields: computer science, electronic engineering, information science, or applied mathematics
-The candidate must be nominated by an invited institution and recommended by a PhD supervisor and department head. Direct applications will not be accepted from individuals or universities without invitation from Microsoft Research Asia
-Candidates must be commended by their supervisor as having outstanding potential as a researcher
-Previous Microsoft Research Asia Fellows are ineligible
-A maximum of two applicants per eligible university will be accepted
-Multiple applicants from one supervisor will not be considered for acceptance.

Scholarship Open for International Students: Microsoft Research Asia FellowshipApplicants from Asia-Pacific region are eligible to apply for these Asia fellowships.

Scholarship Description: Now with even greater rewards and incentives, the Microsoft Research Asia Fellowship Program offers even more competitive benefits for the outstanding support and encouragement of your research opportunities and interests. The Microsoft Research Asia Fellowship Program identifies the next generation of research leaders with a unique program that offers a combination of mentorship, research, networking, and academic opportunities to promising young candidates. Since its inception in 1999, 373 outstanding PhD students have been awarded the Microsoft Research Asia Fellowship honor.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): Not Known

What does it cover? The Microsoft Research Asia Fellowship Program offers some of the industry’s most competitive incentives and rewards, including:
-Cash awards of US$10,000 distributed at one time, which can be used to support research initiatives and academic endeavors including, but not limited to, attending international research conference/events, and subsidizing paper and patent application fees
-Opportunities to attend the sixteenth Computing in the 21st Century Conference—one of the most prestigious academic conferences in computer science in the Asia-Pacific region
-Opportunities for optional three-month internships at Microsoft Research Asia’s state-of-the-art R&D facility in Beijing—the largest Microsoft facility outside of the United States
-Opportunities for intensive and individualized mentorship programs with a dedicated senior researcher to help facilitate research until graduation
-An honorary plaque, to be presented at a formal recognition ceremony.

Selection Criteria: All applications from invited institutions and received by Microsoft Research Asia will be reviewed by the Microsoft Research Asia Fellowship Committee, which is composed of senior lab researchers and managers. A competitive review, based upon the following criteria, determines the award recipients:
-A clear research focus
-A strong academic record, including research publications, previous research experience, transcripts, honors, and awards
-Strong leadership qualities, such as demonstrated passion, commitment, creativity, cooperative abilities, and communication skills
-On-site interview with Microsoft Research Asia researchers may be arranged if needed.

Notification: The award recipients will be announced at the next Computing in the 21st Century Conference to be held in China on October 28, 2015. Microsoft Research Asia will not notify participants individually.

How to Apply: Complete the application form and submit it to your academic institution. The institution must submit the candidate’s completed application form by email. Submit the following via the online submission website by June 20, 2015:
-The completed application form
-Your CV (curriculum vitae)
-A video or PowerPoint presentation with audio introduction (you are encouraged to use Office MIX to make an interactive PowerPoint video)
-Your transcript with academic grades
-Your research papers (optional)
-Two signed recommendation letters, which can be submitted via the online submission website or sent to fellowRAat-microsoft.com directly

Download the application form
online submission website

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is June 20, 2015.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application

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Scholarships from UK, USA, China, France and more

February 16, 2015 3 comments
 zimdev2Planning on going to university. See below for scholarship opportunities from various countries.

Master Scholarships for Foreign Students in Ile-de-France, 2015-2016
Provided by: Regional council of Ile-de-France (Island of France), France
Courses: Initial training and apprenticeship at master level Subjects: Any Subject
Eligible Students: All Nationalities
Application Deadline March 31, 2015
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2015 FRONT International Internship Program for Students 
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Xiamen University Scholarships for International Students in China, 2015
Provided by: Xiamen University, China
Courses: Undergraduate, Masters and Doctoral Program Subjects: Multiple Subjects
Eligible Students: International Students
Application Deadline 30 April 2015
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Full-Time Macquarie University Research Excellence Scholarships (MQRES) in Australia, 2015
Provided by: Macquarie University, Australia
Courses: Research Program Subjects: Chemistry and Biomolecular Sciences
Eligible Students: Australian and International Students
Application Deadline 31 March 2015
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Sichuan Provincial Government Scholarship for Foreign Students in China, 2015
Provided by:
Sichuan Provincial Government, China
Courses: Doctoral, Master and Undergraduate Degree Program Subjects: Multiple Subjects
Eligible Students: International Students
Application Deadline January to June
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Asian Future Leaders Scholarship Program at Zhejiang University in China, 2015
Provided by:
BAI XIAN Education Foundation Limited
Courses: Masters Degree Program Subjects: Master in Public Administration: Asia Synergy Program for Future Leaders”
Eligible Students: Students of Asian country other than the People’s Republic of
Application Deadline June 1, 2015
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2015 RAF Memorial Journalists Fellowship for Developing Countries, USA
Provided by: The United Nations Department of Public Information
Courses: One Month Fellowship Programme Subjects: Journalism
Eligible Students: Developing Countries
Application Deadline 31 March, 2015
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IBS Starter Scholarship for Undergraduate Students in Hungary, 2015
Provided by: International Business School (IBS), Hungary
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Eligible Students: Hungarian and International Students
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BI Presidential Scholarship for Norwegian and International Students, 2015-2016
Provided by: BI Norwegian Business School, Norway
Courses: Master of Science Programmes
Eligible Students: Norwegian and International Students
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University of Gloucestershire International Scholarships in UK, 2015
Provided by: University of Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
Courses: Undergraduate and Postgraduate Degree Program Subjects:
Eligible Students: International Students
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KFUPM Full Scholarships for Saudi Arabian and International Students, 2015
Provided by: King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM), Saudi Arabia
Courses: MS and PhD Program Subjects: Engineering, Sciences and Business
Eligible Students: Saudi Arabian and International Students
Application Deadline Feb 28, 2015
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Taiwan International Graduate Program for International Students in Taiwan, 2015
Provided by:
Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Courses: PhD Program
Eligible Students: International Students
Application Deadline March 31, 2015
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INSEAD Greendale Foundation Scholarship for Southern and East Africans, 2016
Provided by:
Trustees of the Greendale Foundation
Courses: Masters Degree Program Subjects: Business Administration
Eligible Students: Nationals from Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa (disadvantaged backgrounds), Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia or Zimbabwe (from disadvantaged backgrounds)
Application Deadline 2 March 2015
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International Ibsen Scholarships in Drama and Performing Arts, 2015
Provided by:
Norwegian Government
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Eligible Students: International Students
Application Deadline April 30th 2015
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Ramanujan Fellowships for International Applicants in India, 2014
Provided by:
Government of India
Courses: Research Progarmme Subjects: All Areas of Science
Eligible Students: International Applicants
Application Deadline No Last Date
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Newcastle University East Africa Scholarship for Undergraduate Students in UK, 2015
Provided by: Newcastle University, United Kingdom
Courses: Undergraduate Degree program Subjects: Multiple Courses
Eligible Students: Students of Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Ethiopia and Nigeria
Application Deadline 30th June 2015
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NAOC Tertiary Scholarship Scheme for Nigerian Students, 2015
Provided by:
Nigerian Agip Oil Company Limited, Nigeria
Courses: Undergraduate Program Subjects: Engineering, Geology and Geosciences and any subject
Eligible Students: Nigerian Students
Application Deadline March 9, 2015
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Shell Malaysia Scholarships for Undergraduate Students, 2015
Provided by:
Shell Malaysia
Courses: Undergraduate Degree Programme Subjects: Multiple
Eligible Students: Malaysian Students
Application Deadline March 30th, 2015
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2015 Patrick and Kelly Lynch Scholarship for MA Program at University of Arts London, UK
Provided by: University of the Arts London, United Kingdom
Courses: MA Program Subjects:
Eligible Students: UK/EU and International Students
Application Deadline 5th June 2015
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NCKU-ICID PhD Scholarship for SATU Presidents’ Forum Members in Taiwan, 2015
Provided by: Southeast and South Asia and Taiwan Universities (SATU) Presidents’ Forum, Taiwan
Courses: PhD Studies Subjects: Brand & Marketing Planning Group, Media & Interaction Design Group and Industry & Service Innovation
Eligible Students: International Students from SATU Presidents’ Forum Members (Brunei, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam)
Application Deadline March 30, 2015
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Newton International Fellowships for Postdoctoral Researchers in UK, 2015-2016
Provided by:
The British Academy and the Royal Society
Courses: Postdoctoral Research Program Subjects:
Eligible Students: International Researchers
Application Deadline 25th February 2015
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JSMC/ILRS Doctoral Research Positions in Germany, 2015
Provided by:
German Excellence Initiative, Germany
Courses: Doctoral Program Subjects: Natural, Life and Computational Sciences
Eligible Students: German and International Candidates
Application Deadline 13 March, 2015
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Newcastle University India Scholarship for Undergraduate Students in UK, 2015-2016
Provided by: Newcastle University, United Kingdom
Courses: Undergraduate Degree Program Subjects: Multiple courses within the Faculties of Humanities and Social Sciences (HaSS), Science, Agriculture and Engineering (SAgE) and Medical Sciences (FMS)
Eligible Students: Students of India
Application Deadline 30th June 2015
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Campbell Burns and Hugh King Law Scholarship at University of Strathclyde in UK, 2015-2016
Provided by: University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom
Courses: PhD / MPhil degree Programme Subjects: Law (or criminology, socio-legal studies and legal theory)
Eligible Students: Any Nationality
Application Deadline 30th May 2015
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PhD Studentship in Device Technologies at Aston University in UK, 2015
Provided by: Aston University, United Kingdom
Courses: PhD Program Subjects: Device Technologies for peta-bit communications
Eligible Students: UK/EU and International Students
Application Deadline 31 May 2015
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Call for Applications: FMSH Research Scholarships for Short Stay in France, 2015

Provided by: Foundation House of Human Sciences, France
Courses: Two or three months research programme Subjects: Political elites, democratization and civil society in the Caucasus; Regional actors (Iran and Turkey) in the Caucasus; The policies of Russia in the South Caucasus (policy instruments, bilateral, regional policy initiatives)
Eligible Students: Russia, Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan
Application Deadline 27 February 2015
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Fyssen Foundation Postdoctoral Grants for French and Foreign Researchers, 2015
Provided by: Fyssen Foundation, France
Courses: Postdoctoral Research Programme Subjects: Ethology, Paleontology, Archaeology, Anthropology, Psychology, Epistemology, Logic and the Sciences of nervous system
Eligible Students: French or Foreign Researchers
Application Deadline 1st April, 2015
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2015-2016 Milena Jesenská Fellowships for Journalists in Austria
Provided by: The Institute for Human Sciences (IWM), Austria
Courses: Three month fellowship programme Subjects: Journalism
Eligible Students: European journalists (including Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Turkey)
Application Deadline March 28, 2015
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IDB Merit Scholarship Programme for High Technology (MSP), 2015-2016
Provided by:
Islamic Development Bank
Courses: PhD and Postdoctoral Program Subjects: Multiple Subjects
Eligible Students: Comoros, Syria, Albania, Bangladesh, Somalia, Burkina Faso, Chad, Cameroon, Kazakhstan, Egypt, Togo, Turkey, Uganda, Yemen, Tajikistan, Djibouti, Tunisia, Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, Gabon, Indonesia, Gambia, Jordan, Guinea, Iran, Iraq, Kyrgyz, Lebanon, Maldives, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Pakistan, Mozambique, Niger, Palestine, Qatar, Kuwait, Sierra Leone, Cote dIvoire, Brunei, Guinea Bissau, Libya, Malaysia, Nigeria, Oman, Bahrain, Algeria, Azerbaijan, Benin, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Suriname and Senegal
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Hunt Postdoctoral Fellowships for International Scholars in USA, 2015
Provided by:
Wenner-Gren Foundation
Courses: Writing-up of already completed research Subjects: Anthropology
Eligible Students: International Students
Application Deadline May 1, 2015
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IAL Research Grants for Doctoral Studies in Singapore or Abroad, 2015
Provided by: Institute for Adult Learning (IAL), Singapore
Courses: Doctoral Studies Subjects: Research related to Singapore’s Continuous Education and Training (CET) sector
Eligible Students: Singaporean Citizens
Application Deadline 30 April, 2015
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King’s-USP Joint PhD Scholarship for Brazilians in UK, 2015-2016
Provided by: King College London, United Kingdom
Courses: PhD Programme Subjects: Multiple Subjects
Eligible Students: Brazil
Application Deadline 01-March-2015
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Postgraduate Research Studentships for PhD Study in Economics at University of Surrey in UK
Provided by: University of Surrey, United Kingdom
Courses: Postgraduate research programme Subjects: Economics
Eligible Students: Both EU and non EU applicants
Application Deadline 15 March 2015
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Heart Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowships in Australia, 2015
Provided by: Heart Foundation, Australia
Courses: Postdoctoral Programme Subjects: Cardiovascular Health Research
Eligible Students: Australian or New Zealand Applicants
Application Deadline 24 April 2015
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Fulbright Scholarships for Norwegian Students in USA, 2016-2017
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Eligible Students: Norway
Application Deadline 1st October, 2015
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HKADC Overseas Arts Administration Scholarships for Hong Kong Students, 2015
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Eligible Students: Hong Kong Students
Application Deadline 27 March 2015
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ABB Masters Scholarships (Apprenticeship) for Saudi Arabian Students in Sweden, 2015
Provided by: ABB Saudi Arabia
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Eligible Students: Saudi Arabia
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Taiwan Global Leaders Scholarship for Postgraduate Students in Australia, 2015
Provided by: University of Queensland, Australia
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Eligible Students: Students of Taiwan
Application Deadline 30 November 2015
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MMU and University of Paris 13 (UP13) PhD Scholarship in France and Malaysia, 2015
Provided by: Multimedia University in Malaysia and University of Paris 13 in France
Courses: PhD Prgarmme Subjects: Robust Transmission of 3D Video
Eligible Students: France and Malaysia
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Cherokee Scholars Scholarship for High School in USA, 2015
Provided by: Cherokee Nation Foundation
Courses: High School Career Subjects:
Eligible Students: US Students
Application Deadline 31 January 2015
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APP Graduate Program For Australian Students, 2016
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2015 New-York Historical Society College & Graduate Internships In USA
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GE Machine Learning Research Internship In USA, 2015
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International Baccalaureate Diploma Scholarships at University of Alberta in Canada, 2015
Provided by:
University of Alberta, Canada
Courses: Undergraduate Degree Program Subjects:
Eligible Students: Students of Canada
Application Deadline August 1, 2015
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Merit Based Scholarships/ Academic Scholarships, 2015
Provided by:
Various
Courses: Various Subjects: Various
Eligible Students: Various
Application Deadline Various
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Scholarships for Asian Students, 2015

Scholarships for Postgraduate Students, 2015

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