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BP Innovation Masters Merit-Based Scholarships at Masdar Institute in UAE, 2015-2016

Deadline:

May 31, 2015

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Applications are invited for masters merit-based scholarships available for international students at Masdar Institute. This is a fully-funded merit scholarship leading to a Master’s degree in one of Masdar Institute’s eight engineering concentrations. Scholarship recipients focus on research and planning for a new sustainable technology business based either on their own ideas or ideas they adopt at the Institute. Applications for Fall 2015 are now open and will close on 31 May 2015.
 
Study Subject(s): Scholarships are awarded for studying in one of Masdar Institute’s eight engineering concentrations. Scholarship recipients focus on research and planning for a new sustainable technology business based either on their own ideas or ideas they adopt at the Institute.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing masters program.
Scholarship Provider: Masdar Institute, UAE
Eligibility:
-A relevant undergraduate degree in the fields of science, engineering or information technology
-A minimum CGPA of 3.0 (on a scale of 4.0) or equivalent (2nd class upper in the British system)
-A minimum GRE Quantitative score of 155 (700 on the old scale).
-A minimum TOEFL score of 91 (Internet based) or equivalent paper/computer based TOEFL, or a minimum academic IELTS score of 6.5.
Scholarship Open for International Students: International students can apply for these merit-based scholarships. 
Scholarship Description: 
Aspiring young entrepreneurs are invited to apply for the BP Innovation Scholarship, for which two students are selected each year. This is a fully-funded merit scholarship leading to a Master’s degree in one of Masdar Institute’s eight engineering concentrations. Scholarship recipients focus on research and planning for a new sustainable technology business based either on their own ideas or ideas they adopt at the Institute. When possible, BP Innovation Scholars are encouraged to participate in forming a startup company before graduation. Based on a review of the business plan, a grant or other financial support toward the cost of forming a new company may also be awarded.
Number of award(s): Up to two merit-based scholarships are awarded each year.
What does it cover? 
BP Innovation Scholarship benefits include the following-
-100% of all tuition fees
-All required textbooks
-A laptop
-Reimbursement of GRE and TOEFL exam/test fees
-Housing
-Monthly stipend
-Health insurance
-Annual return ticket home if applicable
-Support for translation of scholar’s research into new products or services
-Possibility of funding for scholar’s start-up idea
When possible, BP Innovation Scholars are encouraged to participate in forming a startup company before graduation. Based on a review of the business plan, a grant or other financial support toward the cost of forming a new company may also be awarded.
Selection Criteria: These are merit based scholarships.
Notification: Not Known 
Online Application: Applicants are required to fill in the online application and submit the following documents:
-Copy of undergraduate/graduate transcripts (scanned)
-Copy of statement of objectives (PDF format)
-Copy of GRE and TOEFL (or IELTS) scores (scanned)
-Copy of CV (PDF format)
-JPEG passport sized photo of not more than 100K in size
-Name and email address of 3 referees (preferably university email addresses and not common yahoo, Gmail, Hotmail, etc. addresses)
 
http://scholarship-positions.com 

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