Study in Guangdong
Application deadline: October
The Chinese government is offering international scholarships to undergraduates who are already registered in full-time courses with formal academic accreditation to pursue their studies at Guangdong University. The aim is to promote the development of foreign student management in Guangdong and encourage outstanding international students to study in the Chinese province.
Online business, e-commerce
Course starts: Aug. 14
Students interested in setting up an online business and who wish to understand the planning processes involved are invited to apply for a free online course. The programme will highlight the key points involved in developing a business plan, understanding how to use primary and secondary research, and the need for clarity and action, along with identifying potential customers.
Monash University scholarship
Application deadline: Oct. 15
Up to 31 scholarships will be awarded to international applicants to pursue a full-time undergraduate or postgraduate (coursework) degree at Monash University in Australia in any field offered. Candidates must meet minimum English proficiency requirements and must have completed at least two semesters at their college.
Using films in language teaching
Course starts: Sept. 18
This is a free online course targeted at language educators who want to develop their professional expertise in film-rich approaches to teaching. “Short Film in Language Teaching,” launched by the British Film Institute (BFI) and Into Film, is designed to share strategies for integrating short film into language teaching and learning. It also aims to develop confidence and ability in both teachers and learners of a new language.
Physicians can study in the US
Application deadline: Aug. 21
The American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine invites all standout candidates from low- and middle-income countries to apply for a scholarship to study in the field of medicine in the US. The scholarship is aimed at educating physicians and helping them gain practical skills to attain a high level of competency in hospice and palliative medicine.
8th Model ASEM Conference
Application deadline: Sept. 3
Citizens from 51 Asia-Europe nations are invited to participate in the 8th Model ASEM Conference in Myanmar. Selected candidates have a chance to meet ASEM foreign ministers and delegation members from different countries and learn the skills of diplomacy, negotiation and international relations.
Application deadline: Aug. 15
Open to teams, startups, innovators and companies from around the world who want to fight smog with technology or science, the Smogathon Global Edition Competition is aimed at drawing the world’s attention to and finding solutions for the problems of smog and air pollution.