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  • Friday, April 5, 2024

  • Business

  • International Office

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  • Friday, April 5, 2024

  • CUI

  • International Office

Description: 

DGIST offers interdisciplinary undergraduate and graduate programs focusing on emerging areas of science and technology. The institute emphasizes a multidisciplinary approach to education and research, encouraging students and faculty to work across traditional boundaries to solve complex global challenges.

Key Areas of Focus
DGIST's academic and research programs are centered around several key areas, including:
  1. Emerging Materials Science
  2. Information & Communication Engineering
  3. Robotics Engineering
  4. Energy Systems Engineering
  5. Brain & Cognitive Sciences
  6. New Biology

Undergraduate Programs:
1. Explore Programs: Understand the unique interdisciplinary undergraduate program offered by DGIST, focusing on science and engineering disciplines.

2. Check Eligibility and Requirements: Review the specific eligibility criteria, which typically include completion of high school education, academic transcripts, standardized test scores (if applicable), and proof of English proficiency through tests like TOEFL or IELTS. Knowledge of Korean is beneficial but not always required.

3. Prepare Application Documents: Gather necessary documents, which may include academic records, standardized test scores, letters of recommendation, a personal statement, and a portfolio or research summary (if applicable).

4. Submit Application: Apply through the DGIST online application portal within the designated application period. Pay attention to the deadlines, which are usually announced on the DGIST website.

5. Interview: Some applicants may be invited to an interview as part of the selection process. Interviews can be conducted in person or via video conference.

6. Admission Decision: Admission decisions are communicated to applicants through the online application system or via email.

Graduate Programs:
1. Identify Program and Supervisor: For graduate studies, especially PhD programs, identifying a potential supervisor and research area aligned with your interests is crucial. You may need to contact faculty members before applying.

2. Check Eligibility and Requirements: Eligibility for graduate programs usually includes a bachelor’s or master’s degree in a relevant field, academic transcripts, proof of English proficiency, a detailed research proposal, and letters of recommendation. Specific requirements can vary by program.

3. Prepare and Submit Application: Compile your application documents, including your research proposal and any publications, and submit them through the DGIST admission portal. Ensure your application is comprehensive, highlighting your research interests and potential contributions to DGIST.

4. Interview and Additional Assessments: Applicants may undergo interviews and other assessments to evaluate their suitability for the program and research compatibility with potential supervisors.

5. Admission Decision: Successful applicants will be notified via the DGIST admissions portal or by email.

General Tips:
Start Early: Begin your application process well in advance of the deadline to ensure you have ample time to gather documents and prepare your application.
  • Language Proficiency: While English proficiency is crucial for international students, having some level of Korean proficiency is advantageous for daily life and integration.
  • Financial Planning: Investigate scholarship opportunities and financial aid available at DGIST to support your studies.


  • Thursday, April 4, 2024

  • Business

  • International Office

Description:

Chungbuk National University (CBNU) stands as a distinguished public institution and is recognized as one of Korea's prestigious Flagship National Universities. CBNU is committed to fostering global leaders through esteemed Glocal Leader Scholarship (GLS) program. This initiative extends a fully funded opportunity for international students to pursue Master's and PhD degrees at CBNU. Through the GLS program, CBNU aims to cultivate a diverse community of scholars who will contribute significantly to both local and global spheres of knowledge and innovation.

Level of study: Masters, PhD

Subjects: Humanities, Social sciences, Natural sciences, Business administration, Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Environmental sciences, Pharmacy.

Grants: 100% tuition fee waiver

· The students will be linked with research professors. The students will be paid handsome stipends ranging from $1000 to $1,700 USD per month as well as have the opportunity to work on industrial projects, with huge funds so that the research has no hindrance.

· Completing PhD from CBNU also allows the graduates to pursue a teaching position at CBNU or to work in the industry due to the close collaboration between industry and academia throughout studies.

· There are Professors from many different departments, with a list available at our G-Cruit platform

Eligibility Criteria:

· Must be a foreign national

· Must belong from a university ranked higher than CBNU or in the top 10 of their country's ranking

· Maintain a CGPA of 3.07/4.0 or a score of 85/100%

· Proficiency in English (IELTS, TOEFL) or Korean (TOPIK) required.

Deadline: First round deadline: April 5th,

Second round deadline: April 19th.

Online Apply: https://cia.chungbuk.ac.kr/board/notice/view/wr_id/164/key/180

  • Wednesday, April 3, 2024

  • Business

  • International Office

Funding opportunities are made available through the Collaborative Research Programme (CRP) – ICGEB Research Grants, which is a dedicated source of funding aimed at financing projects addressing original scientific problems of particular relevance for the host country and of regional interest. 

Established in 1988, the programme aims to stimulate collaborative research in Member States and with the ICGEB Component laboratories, to promote training of young scientists and to facilitate the creation of appropriate research facilities. 

The programme provides support for research projects in basic science, human healthcare, industrial and agricultural biotechnology and bioenergy. A call for applications is launched yearly.

Submission and Closing Dates
In adherence with the ICGEB mandate to equally support its Member States, each ICGEB Member State can endorse up to 3 standard Research Grant applications, plus up to 2 Early Career Return Grants for each call.

Principal Investigators should submit their complete applications online via the dedicated portal by the deadline of 30 April 2024. 

A copy of the full application will be accessed by his/her Country representative (https://www.icgeb.org/governance/members-states/), who is in charge of endorsing the application at the national level. The call for 2024 is now open.

Eligibility/Qualification –
  • Applicants for research grant proposals (identified as “CRPs”) should hold positions at Universities or Research Institutes in any of the ICGEB Member States.
  • International collaboration is an essential feature of all ICGEB grants and must be fully integrated into the project. Active collaboration with ICGEB Research Groups is welcome but not mandatory. Particular attention will be given to projects addressing issues of interest for specific geographic regions and presented by groups collaborating across more than one country.


  • Investigating groups do not qualify for submission of applications:
    • if previously awarded projects have not been evaluated and satisfactorily concluded;
    • if the University or Research Institute of the Principal Investigator is based in Italy.
  • A special category of CRP-ICGEB Early Career Return Grants is intended to fund young researchers with an outstanding track record, who have spent a minimum of 2 years abroad and have recently returned to an ICGEB Member State to establish their own independent laboratories.
  • Applicants for Early Career Return Grants should be no more than 40 years of age at the time of application.
  • Applicants should have returned to an ICGEB Member State (except Italy) no more than 2 years prior to submitting the application.


For more information, please see the attached flyer or may visit: ttps://www.icgeb.org/activities/grants/

  • Monday, April 1, 2024

  • Business

  • International Office

Description:

The Colombia Government Scholarship 2024-25 in Colombia is open to international applicants seeking fully funded opportunities for Master's, Specialization, and PhD programs. Administered by ICETEX, the scholarship program welcomes candidates from around the globe in various fields of study. The duration of the scholarship varies depending on the program, with 18 months for specialization, 2 years for masters, and 4 years for PhD.

Level of study: Masters, PhD

Grants: The Colombia Government Scholarship offers a range of benefits to selected candidates, including: 1. Full coverage of tuition fees: The scholarship will cover the entire cost of tuition, allowing recipients to pursue their studies without the financial burden of paying for educational expenses.

2. Medical insurance coverage: Candidates will receive comprehensive medical insurance, ensuring that their healthcare needs are taken care of during their time of study in Colombia.

3. Support for books and materials: The scholarship program includes provisions for covering the costs of books and other necessary materials required for academic studies, ensuring that students have access to the resources they need.

4. Monthly living stipend and installation costs: Selected candidates will receive a monthly living allowance to cover their day-to-day expenses, as well as assistance with installation costs to help them settle into their new academic environment.

5. Coverage of unexpected costs: The scholarship also provides support for unforeseen or unexpected expenses that may arise during the course of the candidates' studies, ensuring that they can focus on their academic pursuits without financial worries.

Eligibility Criteria: This scholarship is open to international students of all nationalities.

1. Nationality requirement: Candidates from any country, except Colombia, are eligible to apply for the scholarship.

2. Educational background: Applicants must hold a professional, graduate, or bachelor's degree in any field of study. The scholarship is open to candidates with diverse academic backgrounds.

3. Age limitation: Candidates must be under 50 years old at the time of application. This criterion ensures that the scholarship opportunity is available to individuals at different stages of their career.

4. Marital status: Applicants should not be married to a Colombian national. This requirement ensures that the scholarship is targeted at international candidates.

5. Language proficiency: There is no specific requirement for IELTS or any other language proficiency test for admission. However, it is important for candidates to have a good command of the language of instruction in their chosen program to ensure academic success.

Deadline: 9th June 2024.

Online Apply: https://web.icetex.gov.co/es/becas/beca-colombia-extranjeros

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