Advance Africa Newsletter

January 2007 Part IV

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 24 2007, ISSUE #022.

A. Scholarships & Grants

1. Josephine de Karman Fellowship Trust

The Josephine de Karman Fellowship Trust awards scholarships of $16,000 for graduate students or $8,000 for undergraduate students every year. This is paid through the office of the university in which the candidate is enrolled for study. Click here for details.

2. Flying Scholarships for the Disabled

Flying Scholarships for the Disabled is a charity dedicated to helping disabled people to discover their true potential through the mental and physical stimulation of learning to fly a light aircraft. Click here for details.

3. Undergraduate and Postgraduate Taiwan Scholarships

A stipend of NT$25,000 per month will be provided to undergraduate students. Scholarships in the amount of NT$30,000 per month will be provided for qualified foreign students who want to pursue their Master’s or PhD degrees at universities/colleges in Taiwan. Click here for details.

4. VLIR Scholarships in Belgium

LIR Scholarships in Belgium allow persons from developing countries to follow an ICP (International Course) or ITP (International Training Programme). Each year, up to 180 scholarships are available to first-year ICP students and up to 70 scholarships to ITP participants. Only residents of developing countries are eligible for a scholarship. Click here for details.

5. Leeds University Business School MBA Scholarships

Part scholarships of £6,000 each are available for academically outstanding/financially deserving candidates from African countries at Leeds University Business School . Click here for details.

6. MSc in Environmental Sanitation Scholarships - Ghent University Belgium

Each year, VLIR provides a limited number of scholarships to university graduates from developing countries to enroll in the M.Sc. programme in Environmental Sanitation at Ghent University. Click here for details.

7. Scholarships in Rehabilitation and Related Research for Graduate Students with Disabilities

Scholarships of $20,000 and an educational disability expense supplement are awarded by the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute. Click here for details.

8. American Speech Language Hearing Foundation Scholarships

Each year the American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation (ASHF) offers several scholarship and grant competitions to graduate students and new researchers in the field of communication sciences and disorders. Click here for details.

9. Dissertation and Young Investigator Grants

The Johann Jacobs Foundation operates Dissertation and Young Investigator Grants in Adolescence and Youth Research. Click here for details.

10. Wildlife and Ecosystem Health Conference Participation Grants

Envirovet Summer Institute 2007 will provide seven weeks of intensive lecture, laboratory, and field experiences to 25 veterinarians, veterinary students and wildlife biologists in the areas of terrestrial and aquatic wildlife and ecosystem health, addressing both developed and developing country contexts. Click here for details.

11. Scholar Rescue Fund Fellowships

The Institute of International Education’s Scholar Rescue Fund Fellowships are for scholars whose lives and work are threatened in their home countries. Click here for details.

12. Scholarships on School Self Evaluation in the African Context

Applications are invited for a full-time research studentship funded by the EdQual Research Programme Consortium and to be taken up at the Graduate School of Education University of Bristol. Click here for details.

13. Rural Policy Research Scholarships

Applications are invited for a 3-year PhD Studentship on "Developing Wood Fuel in the South West: Opportunities and Constraints.” The scholarships are open to both UK/EU citizens as well as citizens applying from outside the EU. Candidates with a background in Natural Resource Economics and/or Sustainable Development are particularly encouraged to apply. Click here for details.

14. Sustainable Concrete and Construction Technology Research Scholarship - Scotland

As part of its expanding research programme, the Concrete Technology Unit (CTU), University of Dundee has made available an MSc research studentship. Click here for details.

15. Postgraduate Scholarships in Economics

Applications are invited for Postgraduate Scholarships in Economics at University of Birmingham, UK. Click here for details.

16. MPhil Research Studentship at University of Dundee - UK

Applications are invited for a studentship in MPhil Research at University of Dundee. Click here for details.

17. University Research Studentships in Law at City University London

City University London is offering a number of three-year, full-time doctoral research studentships, available to both home and overseas fee-paying students on a University-wide competitive basis. Click here for details.

18. Postgraduate Research Studentships for International Students - University of Reading

The University of Reading Postgraduate Research Studentships (International) is now open to International students from any country who hold an offer of admission to a PhD programme and who would be liable for full international fees. Click here for details.

19. MSc and PhD Research Studentships - University of Bristol

Applications are invited from graduates with good Honours or Masters degrees in relevant disciplines for nomination for PhD studentships tenable from October 2007. Click here for details.

20. Law Scholarships at Glasgow University - UK

Applications are invited for Law Scholarships at Glasgow University. Up to four PhD Scholarships are available, covering full fees and maintenance. Click here for details.

21. Network Governance and Local Integration Policy Scholarship

Applications are invited for a PhD scholarship at the Graduate School for Comparative Welfare Studies, Roskilde University, Denmark, working with the Centre for Democratic Network Governance (CDN) at Roskilde University and the Institute of Local Government Studies (INLOGOV) at the University of Birmingham, UK. Click here for details.

22. International PhD Scholarship in Fixed and Wireless Unified Signal Transport - Denmark

The Systems group at COM-DTU, Department of Communications, Optics and Materials invites applications for a PhD-scholarship position granted by Danish Research Council within the program of International PhD projects. Click here for details.

23. PhD Student Scholarships in Satellite Atmospheric Science - Luleå Technical University

The Satellite Atmospheric Science (SAT) group at the Department of Space Science (IRV) is looking for two new PhD students. Click here for details.

24. PhD Studentship in Biological Sciences - University of Plymouth

Applications are invited for a Leverhulme Trust funded PhD in the School of Biological Sciences. Click here for details.

25. PhD Studentships in Mathematics at University of Bristol

The Department of Mathematics invites applications from potential Ph.D. students in Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics and Statistics to join this internationally leading research groups. Click here for details.

26. PhD Scholarship in Globalisation and International Economics at University of Aarhus

The Department of Economics at Aarhus School of Business, University of Aarhus, invites applications for a PhD scholarship starting April 1, 2007 or soon thereafter. Click here for details.

27. MSc Scholarships in Forestry

Fifty MSc in Forestry scholarships are on offer. Each scholarship is worth 42 000 Euros. The scholarships are available to students from developing countries. Click here for details.



B. Upcoming deadlines

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

  • Josephine de Karman Fellowship Trust 31/1/2007

  • 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

  • MSc in Environmental Sanitation Scholarships - Ghent University Belgium 01/02/2007

  • 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

  • Dissertation and Young Investigator Grants 1/2/2007

  • 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

  • PhD Scholarship in Globalisation and International Economics at University of Aarhus 19/2/2007

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

  • 6 Joint Chevening Scholarships 23/2/2007

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

  • Postgraduate Research Studentships for International Students - University of Reading 28/2/2007

  • 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

  • Network Governance and Local Integration Policy Scholarship 15/3/2007

  • DFID Shared Scholarship Scheme 16/3/2007

  • University Research Studentships in Law at City University London 23/3/2007

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

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

  • Undergraduate and Postgraduate Taiwan Scholarships 31/3/2007

  • Undergraduate and Postgraduate Taiwan Scholarships 31/3/2007

  • 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

  • Law Scholarships at Glasgow University - UK 1/5/2007

  • Scholarships in Rehabilitation and Related Research for Graduate Students with Disabilities 1/5/2007

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

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


  • Leeds University Business School MBA Scholarships 31/5/2007


  • Kingston University Postgraduate Scholarships 31/5/2007


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

  • Dissertation and Young Investigator Grants 1/6/2007

  • 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

  • Wildlife and Ecosystem Health Conference Participation Grants





  • C. Jobs and Internships

    1. Postdoctoral Fellowship in Signal Processing and Hearing Aids at University of Ottawa

    2. Emergency Nutrition Cluster Coordinator

    Scholarship 2016/17

    Undergraduate Scholarships,
    Masters Scholarships,
    PhD Scholarships,
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