Advance Africa Newsletter

November 2006 Part V

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

Serving Africans around the world.

November 29 2006, ISSUE #015.


A. Scholarships & Grants

1. Masters Scholarships at The Technische Universiteit Eindhoven

The Technische Universiteit Eindhoven (TU/e), with support from The Shell Centenary Scholarship Fund (TSCSF), offers scholarships to talented postgraduate students from the developing world. Click here for details.

2. International Master in Digital Library Learning Scholarships

Students from third countries can apply for Erasmus Mundus International Master in Digital Library Learning Scholarships. Click here for details.

3. Masters Degree in Women's and Gender Studies Scholarships

The European Union grants several Masters Degree in Women's and Gender Studies Scholarships to third country students. Click here for details.



4. JEMES - Joint European Master Programme in Environmental Studies Scholarships

The European union is currently providing Joint European Master Programme in Environmental Studies Scholarships. Click here for details.

5. Research Studentship in Control Engineering

Fees and maintenance available to the successful candidate Available from 1 January 2007 for a period of three years. Click here for details.

6. Nottingham University Business School Scholarships

Students who want to be considered for the scholarship competition should submit their application by 27th April 2007 at the latest. Click here for details.

7. MA in International Relations Scholarships

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

8. DPhil Studentship

The studentship will be attached to Wolfson College, Oxford, and will cover all University and College fees at UK/EU rates, as well as paying the normal graduate maintenance stipend which currently is set at £12,300 per annum. Click here for details.

9. Postgraduate Law Research Studentships

From the academic year 2007/2008, Southampton University Law School will be offering up to 8 studentships in designated research fields. Click here for details.

10. Postgraduate studentships in Mathematics

Mathematical Institute, The Computing Laboratory, and the Queen's College invite applications for four postgraduate studentships, funded by EPSRC, to work as part of the 5-year Critical Mass programme. Click here for details.

11. Graduate Scholarship at the Intitute of Fiscal Studies London

The IFS runs an annual Graduate Scholarship Programme which finances one or more students for three years to undertake research leading to a degree of Ph.D. Click here for details.

12. PhD Studentships at University of Bremen - Germany

The Graduate School of Social Sciences (GSSS) at the University of Bremen invites applications to its 3-year Ph.D. program from October 1, 2007 to September 30, 2010. Click here for details.

13. PhD position - Affective computing

The ideal candidates should hold a MSc degree in computer/engineering science, with strong emphasis on: statistical signal processing, analysis and classification, preferably on physiological signals such as EEG, ECG, EMG; audio/image/video processing and analysis. Click here for details.

14. PhD Scholarships - Norwegian University of Science and Technology

The Centre for Excellence invites promising PhD candidates to work with challenging research tasks in a stimulating and international working environment. Click here for details.

15. PhD Research Studentship - University of Gloucestershire

Applications are invited for a three year, full-time PhD research studentship in the Department of Art and Design to the value of £12,500 pa plus fees, under the supervision of Professor Andrew Stonyer, Professor of Fine Art. Click here for details.

16. PhD Positions in Information and Computer Sciences

The International Graduate Program on Science and Engineering at Saitama University offers highly qualified overseas students the opportunity to pursue doctoral studies and research in Information and Computer Sciences. Click here for details.

17. PhD student positions and four PostDoc positions in IT security – University of Twente

Candidates for the PhD positions will have completed a relevant university degree or are about to graduate in computer science, electrical engineering, or mathematics. Click here for details.

18. PhD Studentships - ultra-high power thyristor switches

The successful candidates will be based within either the Wolfson School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering or the Institute of Polymer Technology and Materials Engineering. Click here for details.

19. PhD Studentships in Optoelectronics

The ORC has a number of well-funded places for UK, EU and International students, which will fully cover programme fees and provide a tax free bursary of £12,600 a year. Click here for details.

20. PhD Studentship in Biomedical Optics – University of Kent

The applicants must have a good background in experimental optics, and expected to have graduated in Physics (Optics), Medical Physics or Electrical and Electronic Engineering. Click here for details.

21. PhD Studentship - University of Wolverhampton

Applications are invited for a PhD Studentship in the Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching at The University of Wolverhampton. Click here for details.

22. PhD Scholarship in Population Modeling - Roskilde University Denmark

The Graduate School of Environmental Stress Studies hereby invites applications for an international PhD scholarship in population modeling. Click here for details.




B. Upcoming deadlines

1. Shariah Scholarship Award Deadline - 30 November 2006.


2. AAUW International Fellowships Submission Deadline - Dec 1.

3. Echoing Green Fellowship Program Deadline: December 1

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

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

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

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

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

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

10. Graduate Scholar Program Deadline: December 15

11. Shariah Research Grant Deadline - 29 December 2006.

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

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

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

15. Institute for Humane Studies Scholarships Deadline: December 31

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

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

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

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

20. Alpha Delta Kappa Scholarships Deadline: Jan 1

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

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

23. AWS Foundation Scholarships Deadline: Jan 4

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

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

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

27. Google Europe Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship 2007 Deadline: January 12.

28. African Women Public Service Fellowship Deadline: January 15.

29. Joint European Master in Space Science and Technology Scholarships Deadline: January 15.

30. Mary Isabel Sibley Fellowship Deadline: January 15.

31. Graduate Women In Science Grants and Fellowships Deadline: January 15.

32. Erasmus Mundus Masters in Journalism and Media Scholarships Deadline: January 20.

33. Eiffel Scholarships - (Masters and PhD) France Application deadline is mid January every year.

34.World Council of Churches Scholarships Programme Deadline: January 31.

35. P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship Fund Deadline: January 31.

36. Economics Management of Network Industries Scholarships Deadline: January 31.

37. Masters in Strategic Project Management Scholarships Deadline: January 31.

38. Erasmus Mundus Masters Course in Applied Ethics Scholarships Deadline: February 1

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

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




C. Jobs/Internships

1. Primary Healthcare Advisor

2. Programme Coordinator - Congo Closing date : November 23rd, 2006

3. Internship - Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention Closing date : 30 November 2006

4. Country Consultant - CRWRC , Uganda Closing date : December 9, 2006

Scholarship 2016/17

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