Advance Africa Newsletter

January 2007 Part I

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.

January 03 2007, ISSUE #019.

A. Scholarships & Grants

1. AACC International Scholarships

AACC International Scholarships are awarded annually by the AACC International Foundation. The foundation awards both undergraduate and graduate scholarships. Click here for details.

2. Kenya Undergraduate Scholarships

The scholarships are available for each year of an undergraduate degree programme, subject to satisfactory progress. Click here for details.

3. CN Yang Scholars Programme

The CN Yang Scholars Programme is a premier undergraduate programme at Nanyang Technological University (Singapore) for science and engineering students. Click here for details.

4. Youth Service America

Youth Service America Invites International Applicants for Disney Minnie Grants. Click here for details.

5. DAAD Scholarships for Artists

DAAD Scholarships for Artists are provided to foreign applicants from the fields of Fine Art, Design, Film, Music and Architecture as well as Drama, Direction, Dance and Choreography. Click here for details.

6. Dorothy Hodgkin Postgraduate Awards - University of Liverpool

University of Liverpool will be offering two awards under the Dorothy Hodgkin Postgraduate Awards scheme. Click here for details.

7. Environmental Management MBA Scholarships

The recipients will be required to complete their MBA with a research project in the field of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainable Development. Click here for details.

8. Full Postgraduate Scholarships at University of Wales

A limited number of the all inclusive tuition fee and accommodation scholarship package is available to postgraduate students from Ghana. Click here for details.

9. International Masters Scholarships at The University of Edinburgh

The University of Edinburgh will offer sixteen Master’s scholarships for postgraduate study in any subject offered by the University. Click here for details.

10. Master´s Scholarships in Peace and Security Studies

A number of € 1000 a month Master´s Scholarships in Peace and Security Studies are available in Germany. Click here for details.

11. MSc in Computational Logic Scholarships

A number of MSc in Computational Logic Scholarships are available for study at the Faculty of Computer Science, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano (FUB), Italy. Click here for details.

12. MSc in Electrical and Electronic Engineering

The University of Nottingham is delighted to offer 2 x 25% tuition fee scholarships for new students registering on the MSc in Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Entrepreneurship in the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, in conjunction with the Business School, at the University in September 2007. Click here for details.

13. Doctoral Scholarships at University of Stuttgart - Germany

Applications from women are especially welcome. Where qualifications, competence, and specific achievements prove to be of a similar nature, women will be considered on preferential terms within the framework of the law. Click here for details.

14. MBA Scholarships at Tilburg University - Netherlands

In honour of the 20th anniversary of the Utrecht campus of TiasNimbas Business School, Tilburg University, 20 scholarships of € 10,000 each are available for Full-Time MBA students. Click here for details.

15. MA, MSc & MBA Scholarships

The Bangor Business School (BBS), University of Wales operates two scholarship schemes, which provide financial support for full-time students on all MSc, MA and MBA programmes. Click here for details.

16. Masters and PhD Scholarships at Graduate Institute of International Studies - Switzerland

A substantial number of scholarships are allotted each year by the Institute to Master and Ph.D. students on the basis of academic merit and financial need. Click here for details.

17. The Duncan Norman Research Scholarship

The Duncan Norman Research Scholarship enables academically gifted students who also have the personal qualities to make them leaders in society, to pursue MPhil/PhD study at the University of Liverpool. Click here for details.

18. Postgraduate Research Studentship Opportunities at University of Liverpool

The research environment at the University of Liverpool is underpinned by a vibrant graduate school that attracts postgraduate researchers from around the world. Click here for details.

19. Postdoctoral Position in Computational Climate and Weather Prediction

The successful applicant will be part of the theoretical and practical development of these methods into a fully three dimensional simulation methodology for atmospheric circulation. Click here for details.

20. Guaranteed Scholarships in Finance

The PhD program in Finance begins in March, as the academic year at The University of Melbourne runs from March through November. Click here for details.

21. PhD Research Studentship in Analysis of Ground-penetrating

A full-time, three-year, PhD studentship opportunity has arisen as part of a major research project at Keele University, Staffordshire, U.K. in partnership with The Institute for Electromagnetic Sensing of the Environment of the Italian National Council of Research (IREA-CNR) and STATS Ltd, U.K. Click here for details.

22. PhD scholarship in Tumour Biology

Candidates must have completed a recent degree in a biological science discipline with at least Honours 2-1 and should ideally have some experience in cell biology or molecular biology and have a desire to establish a career in medical research. Click here for details.

23. PhD Scholarship in drinking, smoking and sexual risk behaviour

This research would examine how young people experience the communities in which they live and, in particular, the public services delivered to them and their families. Click here for details.

24. PhD Scholarship in Prevalence of HIV and Hepatitis C Amongst Injecting Drug User

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, invites applications for Graduate Teaching Assistantship. Click here for details.

25. PhD scholarship in improving analytical methods in the economic evaluation of health care programmes

Each Assistantship will provide funds for PhD tuition fees together with £14,000 per annum maintenance support for up to four years. Click here for details.

26. PhD scholarship in human resource impacts of lay health worker

Students will be full-time, ready to start in September 2007 and are expected to complete PhD training within the period of the studentship whilst providing teaching assistance at Master’s level for 10 hours per week. Click here for details.

27. PhD position in Phonology at The Meertens Institute of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences

The succesful applicant receives a training within the Dutch LOT-system, participating in the LOT Summer and Winter Schools. Click here for details.

28. PhD Sudentship in Safety and Risk Management at University of Bath

This three year funded research studenship, supported by the Great Western Research regional development fund, is available within the Department of Psychology at the University of Bath, for 36 months, from February, 2007. Click here for details.

29. PhD Studentship in Molecular Virology - University of Warwick

A University of Warwick funded Studentship is available in the group of Professor David Evans to study the molecular biology of picornaviruses. Click here for details.

30. PhD Studentships Glamorgan Business School

As part of its long term research strategy Glamorgan Business School is seeking to award a number of PhD studentships. Click here for details.

31. PhD Scholarship in Evaluating the impacts of Tobacco Advertising

Evaluating the impacts of the 2002 UK Tobacco Advertising and Promotions Act on cigarette brand preferences in order to inform tobacco taxation policy. Click here for details.

32. PhD Studentships in Atomic and Laser Physics - University of Oxford

University of Oxford invites applications to join our research effort in the area of many- and few-particle physics of ultra-cold atomic gases. Click here for details.

33. PhD Positions in Numerical Analysis of X-ray Data

Four Ph.D. and post doc positions are available at the Centre of Excellency: “Metal Structures in four Dimensions” at Risoe National Laboratory in Denmark. Click here for details.

34. PhD Studentship in Cognitive Vision

Applications are invited for a PhD studentship to work in collaboration with an (EPSRC funded) research project exploring the application of machine learning in activity recognition from video. Click here for details.

35. PhD Studentship in Automation Engineering at University of Skövde

The School of Technology and Society is looking for a PhD student in Automation Engineering with specialization in Information Fusion. Click here for details.

36. PhD Position in Signal Processing and Hearing Aids

A doctoral position (Ph.D.) is available to work on Intelligent Signal Processing for Environment-Sensitive Hearing Aid Device. Click here for details.

37. Studentships for MPhil and PhD Studies at The University of Hong Kong

Studentships for MPhil and PhD Studies at The University of Hong Kong are usually granted to promote an international and multicultural campus. Click here for details.

B. Upcoming deadlines

1. PhD Research Scholarship in e-Business/Web Service Application - UK 08/1/2007

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

3. MA in Human Rights Practice Scholarships - UK 10/1/2007

4. Masters in Special Education Needs Scholarships - UK 10/1/2007

5. The Guest Scholarship Programme (Sweden 2007-2008) 1/11/2006 – 15/1/2007.

6. Google Europe Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship 2007 - Sweden 12/1/2007.

7. African Women Public Service Fellowship - USA 15/1/2007.

8. Joint European Master in Space Science and Technology Scholarships 15/1/2007.

9. Huygens Scholarship Programme, Netherlands 15/1/2007 & 01/2/2007

10. Mary Isabel Sibley Fellowship 15/1/2007.

11. Graduate Women In Science Grants and Fellowships 15/1/2007.

12. PhD Studentships in Life Sciences - Germany 15/1/2007

13. Erasmus Mundus Masters in Journalism and Media Scholarships 20/1/2007.

14. Youth Service America 24/1/2007

15. Eiffel Scholarships - (Masters and PhD) France
mid January every year.

16.World Council of Churches Scholarships Programme 1/1/2007.

17.P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship Fund 31/1/2007.

18. Masters and PhD Scholarships at Graduate Institute of International Studies - Switzerland 31/1/2007

19. Studentships for MPhil and PhD Studies at The University of Hong Kong 31/1/2007

20.World Council of Churches Scholarships Programme 31/1/2007.

21.Masters in Strategic Project Management Scholarships 31/1/2007

22. P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship Fund - USA/Canada Deadline: 31/1/2007

23. Economics Management of Network Industries Scholarships 31/1/2007

24. Charles Pick Fellowship 31/1/2007

25. International Master's Scholarship at The Universität Bern - Switzerland 31/1/2007

26. Masters in Strategic Project Management Scholarships 31/1/2007

27. John Bicknell Research Scholarship, Australia January/February

28. Erasmus Mundus Masters Course in Applied Ethics Scholarships 01/02/2007

29. Roothbert Fund scholarships 01/02/2007

30. Sustainable Tropical Forestry Erasmus Mundus Masters Course Scholarships 01/02/2007

31. European Masters Program in Language and Communication Technologies Scholarship 01/02/2007

32. Erasmus Mundus Masters Course in Applied Ethics Scholarships 01/02/2007

33. Vrije The Countess of Munster Musical Trust Awards - UK 14/2/2007

34. Vrije Universiteit Brussel Master Scholarships - Belgium Deadline:15/2/2007

35. AACC International Scholarships 01/3/2007

36. MA Scholarships at Durham University - UK 9/3/2007

37. Tourism and Hospitality Scholarships - Australia 26/3/2007

38. LLM in Human Rights Law Scholarships (University of Ulster, Ireland - 2007-2008) 29/3/2007

39. International Masters Scholarships at The University of Edinburgh - UK 02/4/2007

40. Environmental Management MBA Scholarships 30/4/2007

41. Dorothy Hodgkin Postgraduate Awards - University of Liverpool 25/5/2007

42. MSc in Electrical and Electronic Engineering - UK 25/5/2007

43. Kenya Undergraduate Scholarships - UK 30/6/2007

44. Guaranteed Scholarships in Finance - Australian 12/10/2007

45. Brooks World Poverty Institute Scholarships - UK

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

C. Jobs and Internships

1. Regional Programme Officer - Kenya

2. Managing Director - SIC Tanzania

3. Consultant - Somalia

4. Senior Project Officer

5. Capacity - Building Coordinator and Trainer

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Undergraduate Scholarships,
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