Transcript of "Youth awareness seminar for higher education abroad update"
Motivation Agenda Introduction of Panelists
Fulbright Scholarships Exchange Programs Register with USEFP (http://www.usefpakistan.org) This website gives you information regarding lots of scholarship in USA for Pakistani students. After registering with the above website, you will be assigned an advisor who will guide you for applying to USA Universities You can ask any kind of queries regarding higher studies/scholarships in USA from your advisor
U.S. has not recovered from the global financial crisis of 2008 and getting a job is more competitive now. Make a good sound profile on both LinkedIn as well as Monster. The layoff rates have risen in U.S There are two types of employer in U.S. for foreign students, those who sponsor your H-1 visa, and those who don’t.
McGill University http://www.mcgill.ca/ University of Toronto http://www.utoronto.ca/ University of Alberta http://www.ualberta.ca/ University of British Columbia http://www.ubc.ca/ Memorial University of Newfoundland http://www.mun.ca/ http://www.canadian- universities.net/Campus/International- Students.html(Provides links to all universities in CANADA) Requirement for admission is solely dependent on University (University’s website to be consulted)
Funding from Professor Scholarship Canadian Common Wealth Scholarship Professional Development Awards (PDA) The Pearson Fellowship http://www.idrc.ca/EN/Funding/Pages/default.aspx Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) http://www.nserc-crsng.gc.ca/Students-Etudiants/PG-CS/IPS- BESII_eng.asp Graduate Student office
Emerging and highly dynamic economy Best universities are NUS and NTU Easy availability of scholarships NUS offers substantial fee reduction if a 3 year bond is singed with them Job opportunities Opportunity to work in other emerging Asian countries like China, Malaysia etc.
World’s 9th largest economy ,totally engineering & technology based Enormous job opportunities for engineers in Korea Some famous Korean companies are: Samsung LG Hyundai Daelim Doosan
Almost every university provide Scholarships You can talk to Korean Professors by emails to get a scholarship if you are good enough with research skills Korean Government Scholarships http://www.niied.go.kr/, www.gks.go.kr Korean Company Scholarships Samsung Scholarship (Samsung global scholarship-SNU) Direct from Professor: Hundreds of Pakistani student are there in Korean schools on Professor’s scholarships
Backbone of the European Economy Attracts students from all over the world Career opportunites
Most of the scholarships are offered by www.daad.de DAAD SEIMENS Scholarships You need to learn German language in order to apply for this scholarship as it’s a perquisite for it It is very common to see students coming to RWTH without any scholarship and they are able to find student job here. These student jobs are known as hiwi jobs In RWTH Aachen one has to pay negligible fee and tution fee is waived off Student jobs pay enough that a person can survive in Aachen without any scholarship Yahoo group PSA RWTH Aachen and PSA RWTH
France Grant Search Engine : http://www.scholarshipportal.eu HEC Scholarships for France. French Language is required in most cases.
Italian Government Scholarships Many Italian universities provide full/partial scholarships You need to visit University websites for such kind of scholarships In many cases, you are automatically considered for scholarships Please get Italian Universities list from internet and then explore these websites.
The Dutch higher education system enjoys a worldwide reputation for high quality. The best site where you can find all the information about choosing university and scholarship grants: http://www.nuffic.nl/home Visit the universities homepage for finding the grants. They are often available there. Finding jobs during your studies is a bit hard due to language issues. You can try at http://europa.eu/youth/working/finding_a_job/index_nl_ en.html
Good Universities BUT High fees High living expenses Part time working hours reduced from 20 to 10 h per week 2 Year post study work visa option also finished.
For Students from developing Countries It’s a talent and need based scholarship Apply in only selected courses in selected universities as mentioned on its website This scholarship provides you a chance to study in world leading universities including those in USA. After getting admission, apply for Scholarship http://www.adb.org/jsp/default.asp
Scholarships for excellent students and researchers to follow an Erasmus Mundus Masters Course or Joint Doctorate at two or more European universities. 76 of Europe’s top 100 universities (according to the Shanghai rankings) are participants in Erasmus Mundus courses. 85% of Erasmus Mundus courses are taught in English. Go to the Erasmus Mundus website: http://eacea.ec.europa.eu/erasmus_mundus
IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL 90 Good Academics Strong Reference Letters Strong Motivation Letter Extra Curricular Activities like Voluntary experiences Job Experience ( Some time must and some time optional) Tailor your previous education with the program, you are applying for
Huygens Scholarship Netherlands Fellowships Erasmus Mundus Endeavour Awards Australian Development Scholarships DAAD Scholarships Fulbright Scholarships
Government Scholarships of different countries (China, Spain, Korea, Indonesia, Japan etc) HEC Scholarships Bank of Japan Scholarship Islamic Bank Scholarship SINGA
http://www.openscholarship.info/ http://pkstudents.com/ ( for Pakistanis only, a very good one) http://scholarship-positions.com/ http://www.scholars4dev.com SAATFASE ( one of the leading Yahoo Group for Pakistan Students)
Name University Program ContactSharique Javaid KTH, Sweden MS Communication Systems firstname.lastname@example.orgWahaj Arshad KTH, Sweden MS Communication SystemsKhawar Shahzad RWTH Aachen University, MS Communications email@example.com Germany EngineeringKhawar Abbasi RWTH Aachen University, MS Communications firstname.lastname@example.org Germany EngineeringFayyaz Kashif Seoul National University, MS Electrical Engineering email@example.com KoreaFahad Bakhtyar Memorial University of Meng Oil & Gas (Pipeline firstname.lastname@example.org Newfoundland, Canada Engineering)M. Hasnain Hyder Georgia Institute of Technology, MS Industrial Engineering USAM. Hasnain Hyder National University of Masters in Logistics and Singapore, Singapore Supply Chain ManagementRafay Ahmed TNO Holst Centre, Netherlands MS Nanotechnology (KTH)Rizwan Mumtaz University of Trento, Italy MS Software Systems Engineering
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