OAS Academic Scholarships for Graduate Studies and Research, 2015/16

The Organization of American States is offering academic scholarships for graduate students. Applicants must be citizen or permanent resident of an OAS Member State and maintain GPA above the minimum standard requirement by the university. OAS Academic Scholarships have a monetary cap up to US $30,000 per academic year. Scholarships are offered for maximum of two academic years. Application should be submitted till April 11, 2014.. With the aim of supporting the efforts of OAS Member States in the development of human resources as a means to achieving the objectives of the OAS Strategic Plan for Integral Development, the OAS provides valuable study opportunities to students by granting scholarships for the pursuit of graduate studies and research that are related to the eight (8) priority areas contemplated in the plan. OAS Academic Scholarships are awarded for full-time studies at a university or higher learning education institution in an OAS Member State with the exception of the applicant’s sponsoring country. OAS Academic Scholarships are awarded to undertake graduate studies (Master’s or Doctorate degree) and/or graduate research leading to a degree at a university or higher learning education institution (Not Post-Doctorate) in an OAS Member State. Studies may be carried out onsite or online, or under a combination of both..  Scholarships are awarded to undertake graduate studies (Master’s or Doctorate degree) and/or graduate research leading to a degree at a university or higher learning education institution (not Postdoctoral) in an OAS Member State.
The research areas of this scholarship are: Not provided
Who can apply to this scholarship? Be a citizen or permanent resident of an OAS Member State.
· Have obtained a university degree by the time they submit their scholarship applications to their National Liaison Offices (ONE).
· Be in good physical and mental health to complete the program successfully.
· Maintain GPA above the minimum standard requirement by the university. The ONEs on the Member States could have additional eligibility requirements. Please contact the one in your country for more information.
Benefits of the scholarship: OAS Academic Scholarships have a monetary cap up to US $30,000 per academic year, which includes all the benefits detailed below. These scholarships are complementary and will not cover 100% of the grantee’s expenses. Not all OAS scholarships offer the same benefits. Benefits are allocated on a case by case basis. -Roundtrip airfare (from the sponsoring country to the country of study) -Tuition and mandatory fees -Yearly books allowance (US $300 for onsite studies / US $1,000 for online studies) -Health insurance (for onsite students only) Monthly complementary subsistence allowance (for onsite students only). The complementary subsistence allowance is a fixed amount that varies depending on the country of study and will not cover 100% of the grantees expenses. Therefore, in case of being selected for a scholarship, you will have to demonstrate proof of additional funds for your monthly subsistence.
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Duration: OAS Academic Scholarships are awarded for a maximum of
Number of scholarships:  Not Known

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