Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is To help students and professionals around the world, we strive to provide the most recent scholarship and fellowship information.


To help with spam detection, we additionally record a visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string when they leave comments on our site.

The Gravatar service may get an encrypted string (also known as a hash) made from your email address to determine whether you are utilizing it. You can view the privacy statement for the Gravatar service at Your profile image becomes public once your comment has been approved and is being discussed.


You should refrain from uploading any photographs that have embedded location data (EXIF GPS) if you want to keep the website’s security. Images on the website can be downloaded and used to extract geographic information.


The option to save your name, email address and website in cookies when you leave a remark on our website is available to you. You can use these at your convenience to avoid having to enter your information again when you write another remark. You have a year to finish these cookies.

We’ll temporarily store a cookie on your computer if you visit our login page so we can check if your browser permits cookies. When you shut your browser, this cookie, which contains no personal information, is deleted.

In order to save your login details and screen display preferences, we will also set up a number of cookies when you log in. Screen options cookies are valid for a year, while login cookies are valid for two days. You can log in for a period of two weeks if you choose “Remember Me.” The login cookies are erased when you log out of your account.

A second cookie will be saved in your browser when you edit or publish an article. Indicating the post ID of the article you just edited, this cookie contains no personal information. It loses validity after a day.

Embedded content from other websites

There may be embedded content in the articles on this website (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). The behavior of embedded content from other websites is exactly the same as that of a visitor who has really visited the other website.

These websites may gather information about you, utilize cookies, incorporate extra third-party tracking, and keep track of how you engage with the embedded material, including how you interact with it if you have an account and are logged in to the website.

Who do we share your data with?

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

How long do we retain your data?

If you post a comment, it and its associated metadata are kept forever. This allows us to recognize and approve any subsequent comments without holding them in a moderation queue.

If any users register on our website, we also store the personal data they supply in their user profiles. Anytime, any user may access, amend, or delete their personal data (except they cannot change their username). Additionally, those details are viewable and editable by website administrators.

What rights do you have over your data?

You have the right to seek a copy of any personal data we store on you, including any information you have given us, in the event that you have an account on our website or have left comments. Any personal information we may have about you that you want us to delete is also available. This excludes any information that we are required to store for administrative, legal, or security reasons.

Where your data is sent?

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.