Advance Africa Newsletter

January 2007 Part III

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 16 2007, ISSUE #021.

A. Scholarships & Grants

1. Beekeeping for Poverty Alleviation Training Grants - Ghent University

These grants are destined for motivated people from developing countries who wish to apply the acquired skills in development work. The training addresses all aspects which are needed to develop beekeeping into a powerful factor of rural development. Click here for details.

2. Postgraduate Scholarships For Students From Developing Countries

Ghent University provides postgraduate scholarships to candidates from developing countries who wish to obtain a master’s degree. Click here for details.

3. Center for the Study of Law and Culture Scholarships - USA

The Center for the Study of Law and Culture at Columbia University invites applications for residential fellowships for the 2007-2008 academic year. Fellows will receive a stipend of $30,000, an office, computer, eligibility for university housing, and full access to university libraries, computer systems and recreational facilities. Women, people of color, non-US and independent scholars are particularly invited to apply. Click here for details.

4. Full-Fee Masters Scholarships (all subjects, UK)

This prestigious new scheme for 2007 entry offers up to 18 full-fee one-year scholarships for taught Masters programmes across all subjects in the arts, sciences, humanities and social sciences. Click here for details.

5. International Training Programme in Dairy Technology Scholarships

A number of International Training Programme in Dairy Technology Scholarships are available at Laboratory of Food Technology and Engineering. Click here for details.

6. MSc and Training Scholarships in Belgium

A number of MSc and Training Scholarships in Belgium are offered to persons from developing countries. Click here for details.

7. MSc in Public Health Scholarships - Maastricht University, Netherlands

Approximately 30 full MSc in Public Health Scholarships are made available by the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs for the M.Sc. programme in Public Health as offered by the Faculty of Health Sciences of Maastricht University in cooperation with the Netherlands School of Public and Occupational Health (Amsterdam) for the coming academic year 2007/2008. Click here for details.

8. Postdoc fellowships to non-EU researchers - Belgium

Applications are sent to the Federal Science Policy Office by the Belgian project leaders. The selection takes place once a year. Click here for details.

9. Coastal Management Fellowship for Postgraduate Students

North Carolina Sea Grant is accepting applications for the 2007 Coastal Management Fellowship for postgraduate students. Click here for details.

10. Institute of Advanced Telecommunications MSc & MRes Studentships

The Institute of Advanced Telecommunications (IAT), Swansea University, is currently seeking to recruit a number of ambitious students to enter its Taught Masters Programmes. The studentships could cover tuition fees for International students (£11,070 for 2007 entry) and make a contribution towards students’ living expenses. Click here for details.

11. Masters Scholarships in Optics

A total of 24 Masters Scholarships in Optics are offered to international students for study in various European countries. Each grant is worth € 21,000 per year and is given for two years. Click here for details.

12. Keele University Law Studentships - UK

Applications are invited for four full-time three-year doctoral studentships within any of the research priority areas covered by the Research Institute. Click here for details.

13. TBA Postgraduate Scholarships for African Students

The TBA Postgraduate Scholarships are annually offered by the Tropical Biology Association to its African alumni which are funded through a consortium of TBA funders. Click here for details.

14. MSc and PhD Studentships in the Life Sciences at the International University Bremen - Germany

MSc and PhD Studentships are available in the Life Sciences Graduate Program of the International University Bremen, "Biological Recognition" (BioRec). Click here for details.

15. Fully Funded Durham University PhD Scholarships (2007-2008)

Durham University offers a generous package of support to outstanding doctoral research students through the Durham Doctoral Fellowships Scheme. Click here for details.

16. PhD Studentship in Bayesian Methods in Bioinformatics

The project aims to develop a computational framework based on a probabilistic modelling technique (Bayesian state-space models), within the context of real-world scientific problems. Click here for details.

16. PhD scholarships for candidates from developing countries

The Special Research Fund of Ghent University (BOF) allocates yearly a certain budget for students from developing countries in order to obtain a PhD at Ghent University. Click here for details.




B. Upcoming deadlines

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

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

  • Youth Service America 24/1/2007

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

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

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

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

  • Media scholarships to attend AIDS conference available 31/1/2007

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

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

  • Economics Management of Network Industries Scholarships 31/1/2007

  • Charles Pick Fellowship 31/1/2007

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

  • Masters in Strategic Project Management Scholarships - Europe 31/1/2007

  • PhD Student Position at Chalmers University of Technology 31/1/2007

  • Masters Scholarships in Optics 31/1/2007

  • Oxfam International Youth Partnerships 31/1/2007


  • John Bicknell Research Scholarship, Australia January/February

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

  • Beekeeping for Poverty Alleviation Training Grants - Ghent University 1/2/2007

  • Roothbert Fund scholarships 01/02/2007

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

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

  • Erasmus Mundus Masters Course in Applied Ethics Scholarships - UK 01/02/2007

  • PhD Studentships at Cardiff Business School 02/02/2007

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

  • Postgraduate Awards at Queens University Belfast 14/2/2007

  • Postgraduate Research Awards 14/2/2007

  • International Training Programme in Dairy Technology Scholarships 15/2/2007

  • MSc Sholarships and Training Scholarships in Belgium 15/2/2007

  • Vrije Universiteit Brussel Master Scholarships - Belgium 15/2/2007

  • Center for the Study of Law and Culture Scholarships - USA 15/2/2007

  • Institute of Advanced Telecommunications MSc & MRes Studentships 15/2/2007

  • Fully Funded Durham University PhD Scholarships (2007-2008) 19/2/2007

  • 6 Joint Chevening Scholarships 23/2/2007

  • 6 Oxford Research in the Scholarship and Humanities of Africa 25/2/2007

  • AACC International Undergraduate & postgraduate Scholarships 01/3

  • 54 International Office Scholarships 6/3/2007

  • MA Scholarships at Durham University - UK 9/3/2007

  • PhD and MPhil Scholarships in Different Subjects - University of Nottingham 13/3/2007

  • Master´s Scholarships in Peace and Security Studies 15/3/2007

  • DFID Shared Scholarship Scheme 16/3/2007

  • Tourism and Hospitality Scholarships - Australia 26/3/2007

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

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


  • PhD Fellowships in Plant, Animal and Microbial Systems 20/4/2007


  • Environmental Management MBA Scholarships 30/4/2007


  • MSc and PhD Studentships in the Life Sciences at the International University Bremen - Germany 1/5/2007

  • Postgraduate Scholarships For Students From Developing Countries 2/5/2007

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


  • Kingston University Postgraduate Scholarships 31/5/2007


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

  • The Winter Williams Studentship in Law 29/6/2007

  • Oxford University Law scholarships 29/6/2007

  • Kenya Undergraduate Scholarships - UK 30/6/2007

  • Wildlife Conservation Society Grants - UK 1/7/2007

  • International Office Scholarships - University of Nottingham UK 6/7/2007

  • Guaranteed Scholarships in Finance 12/10/2007


  • Brooks World Poverty Institute Scholarships - UK


  • Andrew W. Mellon Foundation/ACLS Early Career Fellowships




  • C. Jobs and Internships

    1. International Food Policy Research Institute Division Director - Ethiopia

    2. Gender Advisers in Humanitarian Emergencies - Norwegian Refugee Council

    3. Chief of Party - Kenya, Emerging Markets Group (EMG)

    4. Programme Specialist MDG Support - Nigeria

    Scholarship 2016/17

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