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S.C.O.R.E Season 10 - Capacity-Building without Borders

S.C.O.R.E: Scholarships and Conferences Opportunities for Researchers and Experts


1. Programme Address:

Funder: Fujian Normal University, PR China

Research field(s): All disciplines

Information: The Fujian Normal University, (FNU) is offering the Presidential scholarship program to International students who want to obtain a Postgraduate degree at the Institution.

Funding covers: This scholarship programme provides tuition fee, accommodation allowance and living allowance.


  • Applicants must be International students.
  • Applicants must have completed their bachelors degree at any recognized institution.
  • Applicants must have applied for a course of study at FNU.
  • Applicants must have good academic records.
  • All the documents should be in Chinese or English version

Application Process
Interested applicants should submit following documents to the under-listed address:

  • Scanned copy of passport photo page
  • Notarized highest diploma and transcript
  • Score report of HSK
  • Foreigner Physical Examination Form
  • Study plan
  • 2 reference letters from professors, associate professors or education institutions
  • Applicants under the age of 18 shall submit relevant documents of entrusted legal guardians in China, to:

    Ms Lin
    Tel: +86-591-83434244
    International College of Chinese Studies, 
    Fujian Normal University
    Room 212, Heping Building
    No.8,Shangsan Rd, Cangshan, Fuzhou, Fujian PR China

Deadline: 30 June 2017


2. Programme Address:

LIT - Linz Institute for Technology - Career Accelerator Projects

Funder: Johannes Kepler University, Linz, Austria.

Research field(s): Formal sciences, Humanities, Natural sciences, Professions and applied sciences, and Social sciences.

Information: We invite researchers (who have already obtained a PhD degree) to submit project proposals for funding under the JKU LIT program. JKU LIT focuses on excellent, practically-oriented research in all areas of science and technology along the entire innovation chain. The emphasis is on High Risk – High Gain projects. JKU LIT encourages collaboration, particularly with a focus on interdisciplinary research.

JKU LIT is not meant to be a funding agency in its own rights. Rather, it is meant to provide seed money to encourage excellent research with the final goal of obtaining external funding.

Funding covers: A Young Career Project may fund the PI  and/or 1-2 PhD student/s (30hrs/wk) for up to 2 years.

Eligibility: Early Career Researchers (PhD obtained within last 5 years or longer if reasonably justifiable) of any nationality.

Deadline: October 13, 2017


3. Programme Address:

Funder: Film Institute – Film Academy Ohrid

Research field(s): Applied Sciences, Humanities & Professions

Information: Film Academy Ohrid is pleased to announce that is opening its second round of applications and is offering 5 scholarships per department for master programs of: Screenwriting, Creative Producing, Directing (only 1 place left), Cinematography, and Post Production: Picture & Sound.

FIOFA is a new film academy, situated in Ohrid. It continues in the long tradition of the Prague Film and TV School (FAMU), the fifth oldest film school in the world. FAMU’s graduates include many influential filmmakers and screenwriters, many known within international context as Oscar winners or laureates of international film festivals.

Funding covers: The tuition fee of 9000 euros is covered by the Ministry of Education & Science.

Eligibility: Undergraduate students from any major are eligible to apply.

Deadline: The application deadline is June 30, 2017.


4. Programme Address:

Funder: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT), Portugal

Research field(s): Natural sciences

Information: Following the Protocol concluded between the Foundation for Science and Technology, the L'Oréal Portugal and the UNESCO National Commission in November 2003, opens tender for allocation of four medals of Honor L'Oreal Portugal for women in science. The Medals of Honor L'Oréal Portugal for Women in Science were created to support the development of scientific advanced studies (post-doctoral level) in Portuguese institutions in the field of Health and Environmental Sciences. 

Funding covers: €15,000 in a single provision


Eligibility: Young women researchers (up to 35 years), holding a PhD for less than 5 years. Applicants who have children can request the extension (1 year for each child) beyond the eligible age and period after completion of PhD previously indicated. The application must include the identification documents (scanned) of their respective children.

Submissions containing original scientific research proposals must be submitted in the period from 29 may 2017 and 28 July 2017 (5pm local time). Applications can be made in either English or Portuguese language, using the electronic application form available at: including the following documents:

Curriculum vitæ with detailed list of scientific publications;

Letter of recommendation from the Scientific Advisor (scanned);

Identity card or cards (scanned);

Doctoral certificate (scanned).


The evaluation will be carried out by a Jury set up for that purpose, formed by scientists of recognised merit in the field of competition areas.


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Deadline: July 28, 2017


5. Programme Address:

Funder: Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung, Germany

Research field(s): All disciplines

Information: Georg Forster Research Award is open to distinguished researchers from transition and developing countries.

Fundamental discoveries, new theories or insights which have had a long-term impact on the field – these are the achievements for which the Humboldt Foundation honours outstanding, internationally-recognised researchers from transition and developing countries with the Georg Forster Research Award. Nominations may be made for experts of all disciplines whose research has generated approaches to solving the challenges facing developing and transition countries.

Nominations must be submitted by a collaborative partner in Germany with whom nominees may conduct a research project of their own choice. Researchers working at German universities or research institutions are eligible to submit nominations.

Funding covers: The award is valued at €60,000. Further funding of up to €25,000 may be made available for conferences, material resources or scientific equipment.

Eligibility: Experienced researchers from all disciplines in transition and developing countries.

For further information and a link to the online application package, go to

For individual guidance or any questions about the Georg Forster Research Award, please contact Email:

Deadline: Closing date for nominations: October 31, 2017


Published on:: 
June 1, 2017