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November 2006 Part III

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A. Scholarships & Grants

1. Old Mutual Plc Chairman's Scholarship Programme

Eight scholarships, funded by Old Mutual Plc, are offered to students wishing to study the following Distance Learning programmes. Click here for details.

2. Master in Law and Economics Scholarships

The European Master in Law and Economics Scholarships amount to 21,000 EURO per selected student. Annually, nineteen scholarships for students are available. Click here for details.

3. European Masters in Clinical Linguistics Scholarships

The Erasmus Mundus European Masters in Clinical Linguistics Scholarships for non-European students amounts to 20.800 EUR plus a fixed amount of 5.000 EUR. Click here for details. 4. PhD Scholarship in Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology

A studentship is available in the Centre for Biomolecular Engineering in the University of Queensland’s Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology. Click here for details.

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

The American Council of Learned Societies is launching this year a significant new fellowship program providing support for young scholars to complete their dissertation and, later, to advance their research after being awarded the Ph.D. Click here for details.

6. James Martin Studentship

Applications for James Martin Research Studentships are now invited from individuals with experience and/or interests in any area of the social dimensions of science and technology. Click here for details.

7. College Research Student Awards

Applications are invited for College Research Student Awards Scheme. This scheme is designed to attract high quality students aspiring to PhD research in the College of Humanities and Social Science. Click here for details.

8. IBM Herman Goldstine Memorial Postdoctoral Fellowship in Mathematical and Computer Sciences

The Mathematical Sciences Department of the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center invites applications for its 2007-2008 Herman Goldstine Memorial Postdoctoral Fellowship for research in mathematical and computer sciences. Click here for details.

9. Ph.D. Student - Simulation of Nanoscale Materials

2-3 Ph.D. student positions are available in the nanoscale materials modeling group in the Department of Polymer Engineering,University of Akron, Ohio. Click here for details.

10. Ph.D. Student in Computational Organic Chemistry

The project aims to address long-standing mechanistic disparities of the catalytic cycles using state of the art theoretical methods. Click here for details.

11. PhD Positions in Population Genetics at University of Oulu - Finland

Students are expected to take formal courses and carry out research work and complete a doctoral thesis in about four years. Click here for details.

12. PhD Studentship in Primary Care and General Practice - University of Birmingham

Students are expected to take formal courses and carry out research work and complete a doctoral thesis in about four years. Click here for details.

13. Doctoral Scholarships - Said Business School University of Oxford

Applications for Doctoral Scholarships are invited by the Clifford Chance Centre for the Management of Professional Service Firms at the University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School. Click here for details.

14. PhD Scholarships in Finance

The Vienna Graduate School of Finance invites applications for the course starting in September 2007 for its doctoral program. Click here for details.

15. European Masters in Clinical Linguistics Scholarships

The Erasmus Mundus European Masters in Clinical Linguistics Scholarships for non-European students amounts to 20.800 EUR plus a fixed amount of 5.000 EUR. Click here for details.

16. PhD Position in Entrepreneurship Research

A highly motivated Ph.D. student is sought for the above project. 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

25. Echoing Green Fellowship Program Deadline: December 1

26. Sauve Scholars, McGill University, Montreal Canada. Deadline: December 31

27. PhD Position in Entrepreneurship Research Deadline: December 1, 2006



D. Jobs/Internships

1. Water and Sanitation Advisor, Mercy Corps - Uganda Closing date : 30 November

2. Consultant - International Rescue Committee

3. Project Manager - CABI Africa Closing date : November 17, 2006

4. Livelihoods & Economic Assistance Coordinator Closing date : November 30, 2006

5. Program Manager - Soluziona Kenya Closing date : 16 Nov

6. Regional Technical Advisor - Kenya

7. Senior Researcher - IFPRI Deadline: November 17, 2006

8. Program Manager Deadline: November 25, 2006.

9. Director, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Unit - Zambia

10. Regional Finance Manager Deadline: November 17, 2006

11. Regional Partnerships and Fundraising Manager

12. Programme Manager

13. Project Coordinator - DRC

14. Monitoring & Evaluation Officer Deadline: November 25

15. Finance and Administration Officer Deadline: November 25

16. International Volunteer Outreach Associate Closing date : 17 November 2006

17. Regional Programme Assistant Closing date : 20 November 2006

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