Advance Africa Newsletter

December 2006 Part I

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December 06 2006, ISSUE #016.




A. Scholarships & Grants

1. Tourism and Hospitality Scholarships - Australia

The International Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education offers scholarships to international students who wish to study tourism and hospitality in Australia at THE-ICE member institutions. Click here for details.

2. MA Scholarships at Durham University - UK

Applications are invited for MA Scholarships at Durham University - UK so as to reach not later than Friday 9th March 2007. Click here for details.

3. MSc by Research - Applications of carbon nanotube

Cranfield University invites applications for this research project whose start date is between November 2006 and January 2007, by mutual agreement. Click here for details.



4. MSc in Biostatistics Scholarship in Belgium

All applicants should hold a university degree. Applications are primarily expected from candidates with a degree in a maths and/or statistics-oriented discipline. Click here for details.

5. MSc by Research Studentship - consumer attitudes to water conservation

An opportunity has arisen for a high calibre graduate to undertake an MSc by Research in consumer attitudes to water conservation measures. Click here for details.

6. PhD Research Scholarships at NTU Singapore

Two PhD scholarship positions are available at the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore to conduct research related to risk management and application of financial engineering concepts to PPP/BOT schemes. Click here for details.

7. PhD scholarship - Particle Physics Experiment

A PhD is offered for a research project based on the development of detector and instrumentation for the FP420 project at the new CERN Large Hadron Collider and their use for the exploitation of the physics data. Click here for details.

8. PhD Research Studentship in Optical Diagnostics

Applications are invited for a research studentship leading to a PhD in Optical Diagnostics at The City University, London. Click here for details.

9. PhD Studentship - Nitrous oxide flux evaluation

University College Cork - Ireland invites applications for this studentship which commences in January 2007. Click here for details.

10. PhD Studentship - Carbon Balance of a Blanket Peat

Applications from suitable candidates are invited for a PhD Studentship in Carbon Balance of a Blanket Peat.This project is due to start in January 2007. Click here for details.

11. PhD Studentship - Aerosol Particle Resuspension Studies

The Radiological Protection Institute of Ireland is providing funding for a student undertaking postgraduate study in the Atmospheric and Environmental Physics Research Group of the Experimental Physics Department at the National University of Ireland, Galway. Click here for details.

12. PhD Studentship in use of hormone replacement therapy

Applications are invited from suitably qualified graduates (2:1 or above) for a full-time PhD studentship to work on the efficacy and safety of hormone replacement therapy (HRT). Click here for details.

13. PhD Studentships in Network Communications - University of Bristol

Applications are invited for two fully funded PhD studentships on fundamental aspects of network telecommunications. The studentships will be sponsored by the Toshiba Research Europe Ltd. Telecommunications Research Laboratory. Click here for details.

14. PhD Scholarship in Computational Science - San Diego State University

The Computational Science Research Center at San Diego State University is looking for qualified applicants for its interdisciplinary Ph.D. program in Computational Science. Click here for details.

15. PhD Studentship in High performance and robust systems

A PhD studentship is now available within the Computational Engineering & Design Research Group, School of Engineering Sciences (SES), which will fully cover University tuition fees (at EU/UK level**) and provide a tax-free bursary of £12,300 per year, rising annually in line with the UK Government (EPSRC) recommended rate, for a three-year duration. Click here for details.




B. Upcoming deadlines

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

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

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

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

5. Graduate Scholar Program Deadline: December 15

6. Shariah Research Grant Deadline - 29 December 2006.

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

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

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

10. Institute for Humane Studies Scholarships Deadline: December 31

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

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

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

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

15. Alpha Delta Kappa Scholarships Deadline: Jan 1

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

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

18. AWS Foundation Scholarships Deadline: Jan 4

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

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

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

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

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

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

25. Mary Isabel Sibley Fellowship Deadline: January 15.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

35. MA Scholarships at Durham University - UK Deadline: 9th March 2007

36. Tourism and Hospitality Scholarships - Australia Deadline: 26th March 2007

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


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




C. Jobs and Internships

1. Communications Officer - AMREF

2. IHS Production Internships

3. Postdoctoral Position in Computational Science at San Diego State University

4. Team Leader Transport Deadline: 30th December 2006

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