Advance Africa Newsletter

November 2006 Part II

A free e-zine bringing you inspirational articles, great tips on studying abroad as well as jobs and scholarships alerts.

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November 08 2006, ISSUE #012.




A. Scholarships & Grants

1. Nanjing University Scholarship for International Students

This scholarship aims at encouraging and sponsoring outstanding scholars specializing in Chinese language and culture research to further their studies at Nanjing University. Click here for details.

2. The Guest Scholarship Programme (Sweden 2007-2008)

The Swedish Institute, a public agency for cultural and educational exchange with individuals and institutions abroad, hereby announces a number of GUEST SCHOLARSHIPS for the academic year 2007/ 2008. Click here for details.

3. Joint European Master in Space Science and Technology Scholarships

The Joint European Master in Space Science and Technology Scholarships are provided by the Erasmus Mundus Programme. Click here for details.

4. Scholarships at Aarhus School of Business - Denmark

These scholarships can be awarded to persons with a Master’s degree or students who expect to obtain their Master’s degree in the near future. Click here for details.

5. Masters Course in Environmental Sciences, Policy and Management Scholarships (MESPOM)

The European Commission's Erasmus Mundus programme provides scholarships to outstanding students from countries outside the European Union to attend MESPOM and to scholars to participate in teaching and research. Click here for details.

6. MA Corporate Social Responsibility Scholarships and Bursaries

The International Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility is offering the following scholarships and bursaries. Click here for details.

7. Africa Scholarships For Masters And Doctoral Studies

The Department of Science and Technology has made funds available, to be managed by the NRF and awarded as free-standing scholarships in the social and human sciences the natural and applied sciences as well as engineering to postgraduate students from African countries (excluding South Africa) in 2007. Click here for details.

8. NOHA Joint European Masters in International Humanitarian Action Scholarships

The admission to the NOHA Masters on Humanitarian Action degree programme may be granted to applicants who meet the common admission criteria. Click here for details.

9. International Master's Scholarship at The Universität Bern - Switzerland

The Universität Bern will offer international students Excellence Scholarships for postgraduate study for the academid year 2007/08. Click here for details.

10. Erasmus Mundus Masters Course in Applied Ethics Scholarships

Students from outside the European Union - third country students - can apply for Erasmus Mundus Masters Course in Applied Ethics Scholarships. Click here for details.

11. MSc Tourism Management and Marketing Bursaries - Nottingham University

The Travel and Tourism Research Institute is offering up to five £2,000 bursaries. Home, EU and Overseas applicants will be considered for these bursaries. Click here for details.

12. MSc European Forestry Scholarships (MSc EF)

Erasmus Mundus MSc European Forestry Scholarships are available to applicants from third countries, i.e.: nationals coming from all countries other than the 25 EU Member States. Click here for details.

13. DAAD Study Scholarships for Foreign Students in USA

Study Scholarships are awarded to highly qualified graduating seniors and graduate students of all disciplines to provide the opportunity to study in Germany, or complete a postgraduate or Master’s degree course and obtain a degree from a German higher education institution. Click here for details.

14. Doctoral Assistantships Applied Microeconomics and Econometrics

The Center for Energy Policy and Economics at the Department of Management, Technology and Economics, ETH Zurich invites applications for up to two Research Assistant positions for three years. Click here for details.

15. Overseas Research Studentships in Materials Science and Engineering - University of Birmingham

Applications are invited for ORSAS Scholarships. These enable overseas students to pursue research towards a PhD in the UK, in accordance with funding body regulations. Click here for details.

16. PhD positions in Optics and Photonics

The Institute of Photonic Sciences is a center based in Castelldefels / Spain, devoted to the research and education of the optical and photonic sciences, at the highest international level. Click here for details.

17. PhD Studentship

The project will require the successful student to liaise with our industrial partner in the aerospace sector and good communication skills will be an advantage. Click here for details.

18. PhD positions Delft University of Technology

The Faculty Technology, Policy and Management at Delft University of Technology (the Netherlands) is offering two Ph.D. positions as part of a study of the present and desirable future institutional economic context for the transition towards a more sustainable society with hydrogen in a decentralized energy system. Click here for details.

19. PhD student position in Organic Chemistry/Molecular Electronics - Sweden

The ideal candidate has an MSc degree with solid experience in synthetic organic/organometallic chemistry, but also an outspoken interest in physical/theoretical chemistry as well as physics. Click here for details.

20. PhD Studentships in Life Sciences - Germany

Applicants should hold a MSc (or an equivalent degree) in biological sciences, biochemistry, biophysics, biotechnology, medicine or a related discipline. Click here for details.

21. PhD Studentship in Aircraft Structural Engineering at University of Surrey

Applications are invited for a fully funded PhD studentship within the School of Engineering at the University of Surrey. Click here for details.

22. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center Fellowships

The application process has begun for 2007-08 research fellow-ships sponsored by the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center at the University of Texas at Austin. Click here for details.

23. National Fish and Wildlife Foundation

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation is accepting proposals for projects that build public-private partnerships to reduce and prevent degradation of coral reefs and associated reef habitats. Click here for details.

24. Andrew W. Mellon Foundation/ACLS Early Career Fellowships

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation/ACLS Early Career Fellowship Program will award fellowships in two categories. Click here for details.

25. Wildlife Filmaking Scholarships

The Wildlife Film Academy is offering scholarships, sponsored by the National Film and Video Foundation, to prospective wildlife filmmakers from previously disadvantaged communities. Click here for details.




B. Upcoming deadlines

1. Amelia Earhart Fellowship Program - Closing date 15/11/2006

2. Chevening Scholarships - Applications & Closing date - November.

3. AAUW International Fellowships - Submission Deadline - Dec 1.

4. Bat Conservation International Scholarships - Application Deadline - Dec 1.

5. Shariah Research Grant - Deadline - 29 December 2006.

6. NOHA Joint European Masters in International Humanitarian Action Scholarships - Deadline - Dec 15.

7. Shariah Scholarship Award - Deadline - 30 November 2006.

8. Film and Fiction Scholarships - Application Deadline - Dec 31.

9. MSc European Forestry Scholarships (MSc EF) - Deadline - Dec 31.

10. Roothbert Fund scholarships The fund's renewal application deadline: February 1

11. M.A. Economics of International Trade and European Integration Scholarship Deadline for applications: 31 December

12. European Master in Lifelong Learning: Policy and Management Scholarships Deadline for applications: 31 December

13. Masters in Security and Mobile Computing Scholarships Deadline: Jan 3

14. MA in Human Rights Practice Scholarships Deadline: 10th January

15. International Foundation for Science (IFS) Grants Deadline: 30 June and 31 December

16. AWS Foundation Scholarships Deadline: Jan 4

17. Coral Reef Conservation Project (CRCP) Deadline: Jan 2

18. African Graduate Fellowship, American University in Cairo Deadline: December 15

19. Institute for Humane Studies Scholarships Deadline: December 31

20. European Master in Vision and Robotics Scholarships Deadline: December 15

21. Joint European Master in Comparative Local Development Scholarships Deadline: December 15

22. Masters in Special Education Needs Scholarships Deadline: 10th January

23. The Guest Scholarship Programme (Sweden 2007-2008) Apply between 1 November 2006 – 15 January 2007.

24. Andrew W. Mellon Foundation/ACLS Early Career Fellowships



D. Jobs/Internships

1. Food and Nutrition Security Policy Information Systems M&E advisor Closing date : 15 January 2007

2. Area Program Manager - Sudan Closing date : 10th November, 2006

3. International Volunteer Outreach Associate

4. Several Positions - GRM International

5. Food and Nutrition Security Policy Information Systems M&E advisor

6. National Rehabilitation Coordinator

7. Resident Advisor - Print Media Trainer

8. Programme Manager - HIV & Finance and Compliance Manager

9. Country Director - Ghana

10. Logistics/Administrator - Cote d’Ivoire

11. Administrator Cesvi - Cooperazione e Sviluppo

12. Business Development Services Specialists – West Africa

Scholarship 2017/18

Undergraduate Scholarships,
Masters Scholarships,
PhD Scholarships,
International Scholarships.