Yossi Schiff Memorial Scholarship Fund at University of Michigan, USA
Rackham graduate school University of micighan offers Graduate Scholarship for international students in USA-2012
Study Subject(s):social sciences, humanities, medicine, public health, public policy, nursing, environmental sciences
Scholarship Provider: Yossi Schiff Memorial Scholarship Fund
Scholarship can be taken at: USA
Eligibility:International graduate students with F-1 or J-1 visas pursuing the following careers may apply.
-US citizens and permanent residents are not eligible.
-Students must have a strong academic record and demonstrate outstanding academic and professional promise.
Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina,Faso, Burundi,Cameroon,Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Cote-d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti Egypt, Equatorial, Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon,The Gambia,Gaza Strip, Ghana,Guinea, Guinea, Bissau, Iran, Iraq,Israel, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya,Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger Nigeria,The Occupied Territories (West Bank), Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland,Syria, Tanzania, Togo Tunisia, Uganda, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Scholarship Description: The Yossi Schiff Awards assist outstanding international students. Yossi Schiff received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan in 2005. Born in Israel and proud of his Jewish heritage, Yossi was an enthusiastic traveler who enjoyed his sojourns in Africa and Southeast Asia. This award honors his memory-his open mind and kind heart, the concern he showed for others, and his passion and curiosity in life. Designed to promote international understanding and offer an educational opportunity to foreign graduate students in need, the Yossi Schiff Memorial Scholarship Fund is a fitting tribute to a young man who cared deeply for the world around him and tried to foster values of mutual respect between people, cultures and nations.One stipend award of $25,000 will be made. A student may receive only one Yossi Schiff award, but in extraordinary circumstances a student may be considered for a second award. In no circumstances will a student receive more than two awards.
How to Apply: Online
Scholarship Application Deadline: May 3, 2012