International Internships

Receiving International Internships From The Governing administration

If you are eyeing for an worldwide internship, just one fantastic supply to get a single would be from the federal government. You can use for direct intercontinental internships in credible corporations less than it. With that, you can be sure that the firm you will be implementing for has accredited worldwide requirements an can give your resume an imprvement.

Federal government

Unfamiliar to a lot of, the U.S. State Department together with other federal businesses that are based mostly regionally or abroad provide some internship courses the two for undergraduates and graduate students. Despite the fact that most of the positions are unpaid, application is even now very competitive. Even so, most pupils have a tendency to above glance this chance, considering that most would want to glance for internships in the private sector.

If you want to enter the level of competition, then you really should do so early. For summer months internship, you need to use by November 1, even though March one and July one are the deadlines for drop and winter, respectively.

U.S. State Division

Yet another neglected supply by most candidates is the worldwide trade offices of metropolis and state governments. You can also get one particular from different ommittees of the Congress. Acquiring a U.S. Condition Section Internship is essentially one superior way to see if you would have a promising job in the field of diplomacy.

While most of these internship courses from the federal government are normally unpaid, you can however get some added benefits out from them. There are instances when an intern receives free housing provisions from the govt. Nevertheless, to be qualified to this reward, there are some criteria that you should be able to meet up with.

To be in a position to get no cost housing, you need to be a U.S. Citizen. You should really also be a junior or senior undergraduate student. Graduate learners can also use for the provision, as very long as he or she would be continuing his or her studies, whilst interning. You can check out checking out the Condition Department’s website to utilize and to know other software information.

U.S. Peace Corps

A further source from the federal government would be the U.S. Peace Corps. This is also deemed to be the best spending and ideal entry level postion for everyone that is intrigued in abroad grassroots progress variety of get the job done. Right here, you get to perform and stay with standard folks, contrary to with State Department positions.

They also have requirements to be qualified in the situation. 1st, you ought to be a U.S. citizen. Then, you must also have at the very least a bachelor’s diploma. They would also demand you to have a two 12 months determination with them.

You can get a lot of gains from them also. Initially, all costs are shouldered by them. At the conclusion of your services, you can also get more than $6,000 of resettlement allowance. They also give you complete help and schooling. Your instructional loans can also be deferred or even partly cancelled at periods. You can also get a very little tuition assistance if you go after on graduate scientific tests.

Woodrow Wilson Basis

An additional organization where you can get internship courses linked to the govt is the Woodrow Wilson Basis. They offer some internship systems along with scholarship courses. Minorities and women of all ages are highly inspired to use in their systems.

Most of the scholarships they offer can fund you quite a few years of analyze and usually features summer season internships and institutes. To apply, you really should be a sophomore to get into the three-year scholarship plan, although you should be a senior to get into the graduate school scholarship method, which transpires for a shorter period of time.

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Oyedepo Foundation Scholarship 2016


The David Oyedepo Foundation scholarship program awards full scholarships to eligible pesrons who are nationals and residents of countries in Africa. The available scholarships are at primary, secondary and Tertiary Level of Education. As of now, only the Tertiary and Secondary school scholarships are are available for applicants.
David Oyedepo Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship Program
The DOF program gives individuals the chance to obtain a first Degree at Covenant University or Landmark University in Nigeria. It provides individuals the opening to make up the leadership potentials that are so obviously missing in the heads of our society currently, through the yearly programs and community development enterprises.
The scholarship is a need based scholarship, given to applicants who have shown extraordinary  academic excellence at the secondary school level.
You can learn more by visiting the Facebook page
Application Process Timeline

March 31, 2016:

  • Application Closes

April – May 2016:

  • Semifinalists are interviewed by scholarship committee

May 2016:

  • Applicants are notified of their status

May – July 2016:

  • University Admissions and Visa processing by scholars

August – September 2016:

  • Resumption of Scholars in Covenant and Landmark University

Selection Process and Criteria
The David Oyedepo Foundation Scholarship Program
selection process is a need dependent, merit based open competition. After the deadline, all eligible applications will be reviewed by a selection panel. Following this review, chosen finalists will be interviewed by the David Oyedepo Foundation team, through an online video conferencing platform. If advanced to the final round, applicant must provide;

  • Proof of application to Covenant or Landmark University
  • Proof of citizenship
  • All original copies of documents uploaded during application.

Selection panels will use the following criteria to evaluate applications (not in order of importance):

  • A proven record of superior scholastic ability
  • Displayed financial need
  • Outstanding character
  • A proven record of leadership and community involvement
  • A commitment to influence home community with skills learned

General Application Tips

  • The David Oyedepo Foundation uses an internet based application system. You will need to access a computer and internet to apply. You would also need a scanner in order to upload required documents.
  • You do not have to finish your application in one session. You may save your work and return to complete your application as many times as necessary. You must, however, not leave your application untouched for up to 30 days or your account would be deleted.
  • You must submit your completed application by the deadline, however you are encouraged to submit before the deadline as no deadline extensions would be provided.
  • Answer all questions on the application in English and all documents to be uploaded MUST be translated in English.
  • All answers in the application, including written responses to essays must be your own original work.
  • Only applicants who complete this application will be considered. Applications and information submitted through email or other means will NOT be considered.

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You will find the online application on their site as well.

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2016 Commonwealth Shared Scholarship

Commonwealth Scholarships for Doctor of Philosophy and Master’s education in the United Kingdom are available for natives and citizens of developing Commonwealth countries. These grants are endowments from the UK Department for International Development (DFID), with the purpose of donating to the UK’s international development goals and broader international pursuits, promoting quality in UK higher education, and keeping up the doctrines of belief of the Commonwealth.
Pupils and students from Third World nations who do not have the capability of studying in the UK can fill out an application for Commonwealth Shared Scholarships for Master’s study, supported in partnership by UK universities.

Purpose: To help in fulfilling the needs of Commonwealth countries by making technical training available for skilled and qualified professionals and academics who do not have the means and capacity to study in the UK.

Beneficiaries:  postgraduate students who excel in their fields and who do not have extensive overseas study experience yet, who would not have the opportunities to have a study program in the UK, and who have the prospective to increase the growth and progress of their native countries with the knowledge and leadership skills they acquire.

Commonwealth Shared Scholarships are given to selected taught Master’s courses, and are normally supportable for one year only. The scholarships exclude undergraduate courses, PhD study, or any pre-sessional English language studies.


To be eligible for these scholarships, you must have the following requirements:

  • Be a citizen of the Commonwealth, or a refugee, or a British protected person
  • Be a permanent resident in a developing Commonwealth country
  • Be ready to begin your scholastic studies in the UK by the start of the UK academic year in September/October 2016
  • By August 2016, hold a first degree of at least upper second class (2:1) honours standard
  • Not have studied or worked for one (academic) year or more in a developed country
  • Be incapable, either yourself or through your family members, to financially afford to study in the UK

The CSC promotes equal opportunity, gender equity, and cultural exchange. Requests for applications are encouraged from a diverse range of applicants. The CSC has a commitment to the administration and management of its scholarships and fellowships in a fair and transparent manner.

Selection process

Each involved UK university will perform its own enrolment procedure in selecting a specified amount of applicants for Shared Scholarships. Universities have to give their selected applicants to the CSC by 29 April 2016. The CSC will verify that these applicants are eligible based on the criteria for this scheme. Universities will notify applicants of their results by July 2016.
Selection criteria include:

  • Academic merit of the applicant
  • Possible effect of the work on the development of the applicant’s home country.

How to apply

You should apply to study a qualified  Master’s course at a UK university that is taking part in the Shared Scholarship scheme. Click here for a list of participating universities and eligible courses
You must make your application using the CSC’s Electronic Application System (EAS). Click here for full information on how to use the EAS, including detailed guides.
Before applying, you must check with your UK university for their specific advice and rules for applying, and for their own closing date for applications. Click here for a list of contact details
You can apply for more than one course and/or to more than one university, but you may only accept one offer of a Shared Scholarship. The CSC will not accept any applications that are not submitted via the EAS to your UK university or applications directly from individuals.

2016 Application Details (here)

Application Deadline
All applications must be submitted by 23.59 (BST) on 1 April 2016 at the latest. Each university has its own closing date for applications, and most fall before 1 April 2016. You must submit your application by the date advised by your UK university. How to access the EAS

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New Zealand Development Scholarship Program 2016


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The New Zealand Aid Program provides scholarships to qualified applicants from African countries who are highly motivated to make a difference in their lives.
New Zealand Development Scholarships applications can be done online from 1st February 2016.

The deadline for applications is on 30th April 2016.

Eligible countries in Africa include: Algeria, Angola, Botswana, Cameroon, Djibouti, Egypt, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

New Zealand Development Scholarship
Application deadline:
15 April 2016 (paper application)
30 April 2016 (online application)

Postal address:
ATTN: Scholarships
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Private Bag 18-901
Wellington 6160
New Zealand

Courier address:
ATTN: Scholarships
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
195 Lambton Quay
Wellington 6011
New Zealand

Qualification types

New Zealand Development Scholarships are obtainable for the following qualifications:

  • Postgraduate Certificate (6 months)
  • Postgraduate Diploma (1 year)
  • Masters Degree (1 – 2 years)
  • PhD (up to 3.5 years)


Applicants must satisfy all the eligibility criteria for the scholarship including:

  • Be at least 18 years of age at the time of the start of your scholarship.
  • Be a citizen of the nation from which you are applying for a scholarship and have attained residency in that country for at least the last two years.
  • Consent to come back to your home nation for at least two years upon completion of the scholarship.


Preference shall be granted to applicants who show strength in academic ability, leadership, and a dedication to the development of their home country.
Priority is also granted to candidates who are of 40 years of age or lower at the time of beginning their scholarship.
Preference will be given to applicants who request to study in academic fields associated with one or more of the following:

Agriculture development

  • Agri-business management, agricultural economics, agricultural systems and management, rural development, domestic supply chains and distribution, Natural Resource and Environmental Management
  • Biology, vegetable production, livestock/animal husbandry, crop management, sericulture (silk production), forestry, fisheries, aquaculture, agricultural pest management
  • Phytosanitary, bio-security, biotechnology, agricultural trade,
  • Food production, food sciences/technology, post-harvest processing, food storage and packaging, food safety

Renewable energy

  • Geothermal, solar, hydro engineering and wind energy, renewable energy distribution systems


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Governor’s Special Overseas Postgraduate Scholarship Programmer for Nigerians

Short explanation:  RSSDA assists eligible applicants for the Governor’s special Overseas postgraduate scholarship. Every year, the  Government and the programme targets beneficiaries of  Scholars from the River State Sustainable Development Agency.

Qualified Fields of Study: Medical Sciences, which include Medical Statistics, Dental Technology, Dental Therapy, Medical Imaging Technology and Anaesthetic Technology, Plaster Technology, Renal Technology, Biomedical Engineering and Technology, and Town, Urban & Regional Planning and Medicine.

What this Scholarship is: Yearly, Rivers State spends a huge amount of funds in financially supporting scholars from RSSDA to international universities, the scholarship provides all the needs of all the students. It’s an amazing once in a lifetime opportunity to have your education subsidized if you don’t have the means to study abroad.

Scholarship Type: Postgraduate Scholarship (Master’s and PhD)

Criteria for Eligibility and Requirements:  The following are the requirements and qualifications needed before even submitting your application form:

1. You must not be older than 21years of age.
2. You must be an indigene of Rivers State.
3. You must have acquired admission into one of the listed universities in the relevant field of specialization for the  Masters program.
4. You must have completed your NYSC
5. You must have at least a first degree of upper second class Honors standard in a discipline relevant to proposed study

Only 300 students overseas annually will receive the Scholarship.
The Scholarship will last throughout the course of study.
The scholarship will cover the following items:
Air Fare
Tuition inclusive of any books and laboratory fees
Housing/Board and lodging
Monthly Stipends

For more info on How to Apply: Download the form or Visit the RSSDA Head Office at No.1 Igbodo Street, Old G.R.A, Port-Harcourt, to obtain the form and make more enquires.

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Rivers State Scholarship and Job Placement

Rivers State Sustainable Development Agency is the site for finding international scholarship programs, skill training, and job placement for undergraduate students, former students looking to re-enter the job market with newly acquired skills or continuing their education, military personnel looking for employment, and any individual in need of our services.

We guide our clients in the process of finding educational institutions, training centres, and employment agencies that help our clients find work and additional skills and training as needed. The job placement department of a school or  any similar institution normally have representatives that work with students to find occupation leads and assist in developing important job skills such as interview skills. Employment agencies and social service institutions work with job applicants and to find satisfactory occupations and vocational work. The military also helps former soldiers and find appropriate careers or needed skill training following their service in the military.

job training

A Rivers State Sustainable Development Agency associate will help you identify and develop appropriate training, scholarship funding, and job seeking strategies, depending on your educational background, interests, career choice, skill levels, and personal circumstances. Some of our programs include resume writing, developing interview techniques, and creating strategies to finding job leads that have already been vetted by our in-house experts. We have several departments that can also help our clients secure internships, scholarships, grants, on-going education, work-study opportunities, and part-time employment.

In the United States alone, there are billions of dollars allocated to scholarships and grants but most people do not know how to apply or qualify for these. Watch this video to learn more about how to land a college scholarship.