Advance Africa Newsletter: International Scholarships

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27th March 2012, ISSUE #169.

March 2012

"The fact is that, to do anything in the world worth doing, we must not stand back shivering and thinking of the cold and danger, but jump in and scramble through as well as we can." ~ Robert Cushing.


A: Scholarships & Fellowships

  • Scholarships to attend a Global Conference in Malaysia (May 2013) - Apply Today!

  • 2012 Africa Nursing Scholarships (Pays Tuition, Fees & a Living Stipend to Nursing Students)

  • 2012 Wells Mountain Foundation Scholarships in Africa

  • 100% Full Fee Trust Africa Scholarships 2012/2013 (Applications Close 30th April 2012)

  • Full $30,000 Scholarships in Canada 2013

  • 2012 Mwalimu Nyerere African Union Scholarships (Now Closing)

  • Small Scholarship Grants for African Women in College/University

  • 2012 Tullow Group Scholarships in UK (Closing Soon!)

  • 2012 DAAD In-Country & In-Region Scholarships

  • 2012/13 Peace Fellowships for African Women (Final Call! Scholarships Available in Kenya and UK)

  • 2012 OFID Undergraduate Scholarships for Developing Countries (Closing in May! Meet Previous from Uganda, Ghana...)

  • 2013 Hubert Humphrey Fellowships ( Non-degree - Provides Work Experience in USA)

  • Full East African Community LLM & PhD Scholarships (Apply by 15 April 2012)

  • 2012 Windle Trust Scholarships (Provides Sponsorship at Vocational Institutes and Universities)

  • 2012 University of Nairobi Scholarships

  • Oikos UNDP Young Scholars Development Grants (2012 Nairobi, Kenya)

  • 2012 Africa PhD Scholarships in Agriculture

  • 2012 African Student Fellowships (US$15,000 for Prospective PhD Students in Sub Sahara Africa)

  • 2012 Russia Government Scholarships (Undergrad & Postgrad - Including Medicine!)

  • 2012 IOE Centenary Masters Scholarships

  • 55 MSc in Sanitary Engineering Scholarships for 2012 (Africa, Europe, & Asia)

  • 100 Kent Doctoral Scholarships for 2012

  • 2012 MSc Forestry Distance Learning Scholarships

  • 2012 ISID Small Grants in Africa

  • 2012 Global Development Masters Scholarships

  • 2012 MPhil in Conservation Leadership Scholarships

  • MA & PhD Scholarships in Sub-Saharan Africa (650€ + Travel for Master & 900€ + Travel Allowances for PhD Students)

  • 2012 Scholarships in Africa (Undergraduate & Postgraduate)

  • 15 Fully Funded Distance Learning Scholarships for 2012

  • Grants for NGOs on Democratization and Human Rights

  • 2012 Africa ADS Program Applications (Provides Scholarships for Masters, Postgraduate Diplomas & PhDs)

  • 2013 CICOPS Scholarships for Developing Countries

  • 2012/13 Start-up Finance for Young PhD Students & Researchers

  • 2012/13 Peace & Security Fellowships for African Women

  • 2012 Fully Funded Distance Learning Scholarships

  • 2012/13 Kofi Annan Fellowship for Outstanding Students from Developing Countries

  • Women’s Empowerment Grants

  • Saving Lives at Birth Grants

  • 2012 PhD Scholarships in Climate Change & Agriculture in Africa

  • Funded Trips for International Students

  • 2012/13 Africa Centenary Masters Scholarships (Apply by 10 April 2012)

  • 2012 Malaysian Government Scholarships (final call for 2012 undergrad & postgrad scholarships)

  • Overseas Students Hardship Fund (For students from developing countries)

  • 2012 STRI Short-Term Fellowships

  • 2012 African Union Research Grants

  • 2012 CODESRIA Research Grants

  • 2013 Fulbright Research Awards for African Scholars

  • 2013 African Guest Researchers Scholarships (Closing Soon!)

  • 2012/13 African Fellowships in the UK (Closing Soon!)

  • Scholarships to attend the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights

  • 2012 MSc Scholarships in Global and International Health

  • 55 MSc in Sanitary Engineering Scholarships for 2012 (in Africa, Europe, & Asia)

  • 2012 Funding for People with Disabilities

  • 2012 Emile Boutmy Undergraduate & Postgraduate Scholarships

  • 2012 Google Travel and Conference Grants (See List of Upcoming Sponsored Conferences)

  • 2012 PhD Scholarships in Climate Change & Agriculture


    B: Jobs

  • Swahili Instructors Needed in USA

  • Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant Jobs (Teach Your Local Language in USA)

  • Apply for Job Opportunities with Internews in Africa

  • Join Humanitarian Jobs Roster - Always Recruiting!

  • Emirates Cabin Crew Opportunities

  • Samaritan’s Purse International Jobs

    - Program Coordinator - South Sudan
    (Closing Date: 30th April 2012)

    - Technical Systems Officer - South Sudan
    (Closing Date: 30th April 2012)

    - Country Director - Uganda
    (Closing Date: 30th April 2012)

    - Base Manager - South Sudan
    (Closing Date: 30th April 2012)

    - Flight Coordinator - South Sudan
    (Closing Date: 30th April 2012)

    - Logistician - South Sudan

    - Regional Program Development Officer - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 30 April 2012)

  • Goal Jobs

    - Area Health Manager - South Sudan
    (Closing Date: 13 April 2012)

    - Nutrition Program Manager - Ethiopia
    (Closing Date: 20 April 2012)

    - Health Coordinator - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 6th April 2012)

    - Reproductive Health Officer - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 29th March 2012)

  • Mercy Corps Jobs

    - Pastoralist Livelihood Diversification Adviser - Ethiopia

    - Learning and Knowledge Management Officer - Ethiopia

    - Deputy Chief of Party / Livestock Production & Marketing Advisor - Ethiopia

    - Alternative Livelihoods Advisor - Ethiopia

  • UN Jobs

    - Volunteer Legal Advocate - Tanzania
    (Closing Date: Friday, 11 May 2012)

    - Programme Assistant - Kenya

  • World Vision Jobs

    - Area Program Coordinator - South Sudan
    (Closing Date: 31 Mar 2012)

    - Income Generating and Marketing Facilitator- South Sudan
    (Closing Date: 31 March 2012)

  • UNICEF Jobs

    - New and Emerging Talent Initiative

    - Communication for Development Specialist, Polio Eradication - Somalia
    (Closing Date: 5th April 2012)

    - Child Protection Specialist - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 03 April 2012)

  • Save the Children Jobs

    - Area Manager - Kenya
    (Closing Date: March 29th 2012)

    - Donor Compliance Officer - Somalia
    (Closing Date: 06th April 2012)

    - Donor Compliance Officer - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 06th April 2012)

  • Pact, International Jobs

    - Procurement Manager - Transition and Conflict Mitigation - South Sudan

    - Operations Manager - Transition and Conflict Mitigation - South Sudan

    - Stabilization Advisor - South Sudan

    - Target of Opportunity Grants - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 10th of April 2012)

    - Safe- Coast Project - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 30th of March 2012)

    - Logistics, Procurement and Administration Officer - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 30th of March 2012)

    - Driver - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 30th of March 2012)

  • World Relief Jobs

    - Finance Manager - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 30 March 2012)

  • CHF International Jobs

    - Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist - Uganda

    - Chief of Party, Agriculture - South Sudan

    - Grants Manager - Uganda

    - Chief of Party - Northern Mali

    - Deputy Chief of Party/Operations Manager - Mali

  • IFC Jobs

    - Senior Risk Management Specialist - Egypt
    (Closing Date: 08 April 2012)

    - Microfinance Operations Officer - Egypt
    (Closing Date: 31 March 2012)

  • Solidarites International Jobs

    - Head of Mission - South Sudan
    (Closing Date: 24 April 2012)

    - Head of Mission - Liberia
    (Closing Date: 14 May 2012)

  • Management Systems International Jobs

    - Health Evaluation Team Leader, Support - South Sudan

    - Health Program Evaluator, Support - South Sudan

    - Stabilization Advisor, Transition and Conflict Mitigation Program - South Sudan

    - Operations Manager, Transition and Conflict Mitigation Program - South Sudan

    - Capacity Building Manager, Civil Society Strengthening Program - Zimbabwe

    - Finance Manager, Civil Society Strengthening Program - Zimbabwe

    - Junior Data Manager, Ethiopia Performance Management System - Zimbabwe

    - Senior Administrative Assistant - Ethiopia

    - Judicial and/or Police Institutional Capacity Specialists, Anti-Corruption Project - Tanzania

  • ILRI Jobs

    - Development and Gender Economist - Ethiopia

    - Executive Assistant to Director General - Kenya
    (Closing Date: Open)

    - Agricultural Economist - Kenya
    (Closing Date: Open)

    - Senior Social Scientist and Team Leader - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 31 March 2012)

    - Project Assistant - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 31 March 2012)

    - Crop Molecular Breeder - Kenya
    (Closing Date: Open)

    - Research Technician - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 3 April, 2012)

  • Standard Chartered Bank - Now Recruiting Management Trainees!

  • Marketing Jobs

    - Sales - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 30th March 2012)

    - Sales Manager - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 30th March 2012)

    - Head of Sales and Marketing - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 31st March 2012)

    - Sales Executives - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 10 April 2012)

    - Sales & Merchandising Reps - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 31st March 2012)

    - Sales Manager - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 30th March 2012)

    - Sales and Marketing Director - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 2nd April 2012)

    - Brand Manager - Kenya
    (Closing Date: April 7, 2012)

    - Procurement Officer - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 30th March 2012)

    - Sales Executive - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 15th April 2012)

    - Tender Officer - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 9th April 2012)

    - Procurement Officer - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 9th April 2012)

    - Field Sales Specialists - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 10th April, 2012)

    - Real Estate Sales Representative - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 6th April, 2012)

    - Sales and Marketing Executive - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 30 March 2012)

    - Sales and Marketing Manager - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 31st March 2012)

    - Supply and Trade Analysts - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 31st March 2012)

    - Sales & Marketing Manager - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 6th April, 2012)

  • Accounting Jobs

    - Finance Manager - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 29th March, 2012)

    - Accountant - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 31st March 2012)

    - Revenue Accountant - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 30th March 2012)

    - Manager, Budget - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 30th March 2012)

    - Financial Accountant - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 30th March 2012)

    - Finance Officer, Budget - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 30th March 2012)

    - Principal Auditor - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 5 April, 2012)

    - Auditor III - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 5 April, 2012)

    - Accountants - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 14 April 2012)

    - Finance Manager - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 4th April 2012)

    Finance Manager - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 6th April 2012)

    - Information Systems Auditor - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 13th April 2012)

    - Operations Systems Auditor - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 13th April 2012)

    - Operations Risk Officer - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 13th April 2012)

    - Senior Accountant - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 6th April, 2012)

    - Accountant (Receivables) - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 6th April, 2012)

    - Regional Finance & Operations Co-Ordinator - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 9th April 2012)

    - Financial Officer (Income) - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 9th April 2012)

    - Chief Accountant - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 9th April 2012)

  • Miscellaneous Jobs in Kenya

    - Team Lead, Services - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 31 March 2012)

    - Construction & Application of Contracts - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 13th April 2012)

    - Linux Systems Administrator - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 31st March 2012)

    - Logo Competition - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 30th March, 2012)

    - Switch Board Operator - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 30th March, 2012)

    - Research, Training and Communications Leader - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 15 April 2012)

    - Sales Executive - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 31st March 2012)

    - Head of Merchandising / Customer Relations Executive - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 31st March 2012)

    - Sales Representatives - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 31st March 2012)

    - Theatre Management Specialists - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 14 April 2012)

    - Training and Communications Leader - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 15 April 2012)

    - Conflict Prevention Specialists - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 14 April 2012)

    - Chief Executive Officer - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 6th April 2012)

    - Senior Capacity Building Specialist - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 6th April 2012)

    - Depot Assistants - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 31st March 2012)

    - Social Media Coordinator - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 31st March 2012)

    - Safaris Office Administrator / Dispatch Clerkr - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 30th March 2012)

    - Fashion Stylist - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 31st March 2012)

    -PHP Developer - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 31st March 2012)

  • Management Jobs

    - Business Development Manager - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 1st April 2012)

    - Brand Managers - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 31st March 2012)

    - Receptionist - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 6th April 2012)

    - Operations Manager - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 29th March, 2012)

    - Storekeeper - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 31st March 2012)

    - Receptionist & Office Administrator - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 31st March 2012)

    - Administrative Secretary - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 30 march 2012)

    - Branch Managers - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 30th March 2012)

    - Senior Procurement Officer - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 30th March 2012)

    - Manager, Business Systems - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 30th March 2012)

  • Sacco Jobs

    - Senior Systems Administrator - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 30th March 2012)

    - Senior Internal Auditor - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 30th March 2012)

    - Senior Accountant - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 30th March 2012)

    - Operations Manager / Deputy CEO - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 30th March 2012)

    - Marketing and Customer Care Manager - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 30th March 2012)

    - Personal Assistant to the CEO - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 30th March 2012)

    - Internal Auditor - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 30th March 2012)

    - Chief Accountant - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 30th March 2012)

    - Credit Manager - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 30th March 2012)

    - General Manager Operations - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 30th March 2012)

  • Admin Assistant Jobs

    - Administrative Assistant - Kenya

    - Administrative Assistant - Senegal

  • Management Trainee Jobs

    - International Career Opportunities with Standard Chartered Bank

    - Total Kenya Management Trainee Program

  • University Jobs

    - Project Assistant - Kenya
    (Closing Date: March 29th 2012)

    - ICT Assistant (Lusophone) - Kenya
    (Closing Date: March 29th 2012)

    - Business Development Manager - Kenya
    (Closing Date: March 29th 2012)

    - Senior OER Officer - Kenya
    (Closing Date: March 29th 2012)

  • National Democratic Institute Jobs

    - Resident Program Manager Program Development - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 02 April 2012)

    - Grants and Budget Manager - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 02 April 2012)

  • Engineering Jobs

    - Termiticide Sales-Projects Co-Ordinator - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 31st March 2012)

    - Highway Design Engineer - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 30th March, 2012)

    - Maintenance Manager - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 2nd April 2012)

    - Senior Workshop Superintendent - Kenya
    (Closing Date: April 7, 2012)

    - Workshop Supervisor - Kenya
    (Closing Date: April 7, 2012)

    - Network Engineer - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 30th March 2012)

    - Systems Analyst - Electoral Systems - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 30th March 2012)

  • Driver Jobs

    - Drivers and Riders - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 16th April 2012)

    - Driver/Messanger - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 30th March, 2012)

  • HR Jobs

    - Human Resource Manager - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 30th march 2012)

    - Manager, Human Resources Development - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 30th march 2012)

    - Manager, Political Parties - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 30th march 2012)

    - Senior Human Resources Officer Payroll - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 30th march 2012)

    - Human Resource Officer (Ethics) - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 30th march 2012)

  • Legal Jobs

    - Senior Legal Officer - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 30th March 2012)

    - Political Parties Liaison Officers - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 30th March 2012)

  • Kenya School of Law Jobs

    - Internal Audit Assistant - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 4th April 2012)

    - Assistant Procurement Officer - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 4th April 2012)

    - Accounts Assistant - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 4th April 2012)

  • Northern Water Services Board Jobs

    - Project Manager - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 30th March, 2012)

    - Water and Sanitation Engineer - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 30th March, 2012)

    - Project Accountant - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 30th March, 2012)

  • National Gender and Equality Commission jobs

    - Regional Gender Coordinator - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 5th April, 2012)

    - Accounts Assistant - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 5th April, 2012)

    - Store Clerk - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 5th April, 2012)

    - Accounts Clerk - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 5th April, 2012)

    - Executive Administrative Assistant - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 5th April, 2012)

    - Front Office Assistant - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 5th April, 2012)

    - Deputy Commission Secretary - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 5th April, 2012)

    - Human Resource and Administration Manager - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 5th April, 2012)

    - Finance Manager - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 5th April, 2012)

    - Programme Officer - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 5th April, 2012)

    - Human Resource and Administration Officer - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 5th April, 2012)

  • Insurance Jobs

    - Risk Manager - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 7th April 2012)

    - Marketing Manager - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 30th March 2012)

    - General Manager - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 30th March 2012)

    - Section Head (Risk and Compliance) - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 9th April 2012)

    - Risk Officer - Kenya
    (Closing Date: 9th April 2012)

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