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February 07 2007, ISSUE #024.

February 2007 Part I

A. Scholarships

1. Undergraduate Scholarships at European College of Liberal Arts - Berlin, Germany

ECLA has a need-based financial aid policy and is committed to giving all applicants who qualify for admission a chance to enroll, regardless of their financial means. Click here for details.

2. International Summer School Scholarships - University of Oslo, Norway

There are a number of International Summer School Scholarships available at University of Oslo, Norway. Click here for details.

3. Eric Bleumink Fund Scholarship

The Eric Bleumink Fund Scholarship is for a Master’s or equivalent programme at the University of Groningen - Netherlands or a university in the developing country or one of its neighbouring countries. Click here for details.

4. Funded Postgraduate Diploma Courses - University of Aberdeen

Applications are invited for a Funded Postgraduate Diploma Courses at University of Aberdeen. The Student Awards Agency for Scotland (SAAS) offers a limited number of eligible students support for one short course of professional or vocational training, mostly at diploma level. You may need to be ordinarily resident in your home country at the time you apply for your first year of grant, fees or loan. Click here for details.

5. Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program

The Joint Japan World Bank Graduate Scholarship Programme is for study of Master's degree only. Value - $ 30, 000 per annum. You must be between the ages of 25 and 45 to apply. Click here for details.

6. LLM Scholarship in Democratic Governance and Rule of Law - Ohio Northern University, USA

The LL.M. is a fully-funded, one-year program of study designed for lawyers practicing in the public sector whose first law degree was earned from a law school outside the U.S. The LLM Scholarship is open to young lawyers from emerging democracies. Click here for details.

7. MSc in Construction Informatics Scholarships

Studentships are available to suitably qualified overseas applicants. Entrants to this programme are normally required to have obtained at least a 2.1 Honours Bachelors Degree in related fields. Click here for details.

8. MSc in Business Informatics Scholarships

The programme addresses an increasing demand from industry and academia for professionals with interdisciplinary knowledge and skills in information management and systems. Studentships are available to suitably qualified overseas applicants. Click here for details.

9. MSc in Biodiversity Informatics Scholarships

The programme aims to provide a cutting-edge education between the two popular disciplines - business and information engineering. Studentships are available to suitably qualified overseas applicants. Click here for details.

10. Leiden University Scholarships

Applications are invited for Leiden University Scholarships. These scholarships are only available to (new) applicants for Master Programmes. The amount of the scholarships varies from modest to substantial. Click here for details.

11. Overseas Research Students Awards Scheme at Newcastle University

The Overseas Research Students Awards Scheme (ORS or ORSAS) grants awards on a competitive basis to international postgraduate research students of outstanding merit and research potential. Click here for details.

12. Postgraduate Studentships in Diversity, Integration and Policy - University of Dublin

The Trinity Immigration Initiative is launching a major research programme on Diversity, Integration and Policy, comprising a multidisciplinary suite of six interrelated projects. Click here for details.

13. Christine Bolt Scholarship

The Christine Bolt Scholarship is aimed at postgraduate students whose area of research has an American element and/or where the centre of expertise or an important source of research material s located in the United States of America. Click here for details.

14. The Institute for Human Sciences Robert Bosch Fellowships - Vienna, Austria

The Institute for Human Sciences (IWM) awards four research fellowships during the academic year 2007/08. The programme is generously supported by the Robert Bosch Foundation. Click here for details.

15. Ashoka-Lemelson Fellowship Program

Ashoka will apply its search-and-selection methodology to identify early-stage and advanced-stage inventor-entrepreneurs, primarily in Latin America, Asia, and Africa, who are working to solve the word’s intractable problems. Click here for details.

16. Humboldt Research Fellowships - Bonn-Bad Godesberg, Germany

Researchers of all nationalities and disciplines may apply to the AvH directly at any time. There are no quotas for individual countries and disciplines. Click here for details.

17. Tax system in European Economy - Prato, Italy

To facilitate the participation and stay in Prato of scholars with particular specialization in the subject of the 39th Week of Study, 20 scholarships will be made available and assigned by the Committee to Italian and foreign scholars on the basis of the titles exhibited by the applicants. Click here for details.

18. Leiden University MA Scholarships - The Netherlands

Leiden University offers a number of scholarships to excellent students (excluding students who are eligible for the "home fee"). Click here for details.

19. MPhil or PhD Research Studentship in Photonics - University College London

University College London seeks a talented graduate, having at least an upper second class honours degree (first class honours preferred) or equivalent in electronic engineering or physics. Click here for details.

20. Master and PhD Scholarships in Nanotechnology and Nanosensors - South Dakota State University, USA

University College London seeks a talented graduate, having at least an upper second class honours degree (first class honours preferred) or equivalent in electronic engineering or physics. Click here for details.

21. GSSS Scholarships - Germany

The GSSS is part of an international network of graduate education and is funded by the Volkswagen Foundation. The GSSS offers 9 stipends of 1000 Euro/month for study at University of Bremen. Foreign students are encouraged to apply. Women are particularly encouraged to apply. Click here for details.

22. PhD Studentships in Bioinformatics - University of Regensburg, Germany

The focus of research will be the investigation of novel methods for reconstructing signalling networks and the diagnosis of disrupted signalling pathways in tumors using microarray data. Click here for details.

23. PhD Scholarships in International Studies - University of Trento, Italy

The University of Trento is now inviting applications from qualified candidates for its three-year PhD Programme in International Studies. Click here for details.

24. PhD Scholarships at University of Southern Queensland - Australia

Applications are invited for PhD Scholarships at University of Southern Queensland. The studentship commences preferably on February 2007. Click here for details.

25. Food Science PhD and MSc Studentship - University College Dublin, Ireland

The project will be based in the UCD Centre for Food and Health Research, where you will be working with world class scientists in the area of Food Quality, Chemical Analysis and Food Processing. Click here for details.

26. Taiwan International Graduate Program Fellowships

The foremost research institute in Taiwan, has set up the Taiwan International Graduate Program in order to attract young researchers from around the world to its campus for PhD programs. Click here for details.

27. PhD in Management in Virtual Environments

The SAP Research Centre in Belfast has a PhD position available in the area of the establishment and management of Virtual Environments. Click here for details.

28. PhD position Agrotechnology & Food Science Group - Netherlands

Applications are invited for a PhD position Agrotechnology & Food Science Group. The applications should reach before 26-10-2006. Click here for details.




B. Upcoming deadlines

  • 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

  • Westfield Trust And Queen Mary MA Bursaries 16/2/2007

  • 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

  • Overseas Research Students Awards Scheme at Newcastle University 28/2/2007

  • Tax system in European Economy - Prato, Italy 28/2/2007

  • Food Science PhD and MSc Studentship - University College Dublin, Ireland 28/2/2007

  • AACC International Undergraduate & postgraduate Scholarships 01/3

  • Optical Networks Group PhD studentships - University College London 01/3/2007

  • 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

  • PhD Scholarships in International Studies - University of Trento, Italy 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

  • Research MPhil Studentship at University of Greenwich - UK 28/3/2007

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

  • Undergraduate and Postgraduate Taiwan Scholarships 31/3/2007

  • Postgraduate Studentships in Diversity, Integration and Policy - University of Dublin 30/3/2007

  • Taiwan International Graduate Program Fellowships 31/3/2007

  • LLM Scholarship in Democratic Governance and Rule of Law - Ohio Northern University, USA 31/3/2007

  • Masters in Computational Mathematics Scholarships - University of Waterloo 31/3/2007

  • Undergraduate and Postgraduate Taiwan Scholarships 31/3/2007

  • Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program 31/3/2007

  • MPhil or PhD Research Studentship in Photonics - University College London 31/3/2007

  • Netherlands Fellowship Programme 01/4/2007

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

  • ENS Lyon Master Program International Scholarships 15/4/2007

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

  • Nottingham University Business School Scholarships 27/4/2007

  • Environmental Management MBA Scholarships 30/4/2007

  • Undergraduate Scholarships at European College of Liberal Arts - Berlin, Germany 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

  • Christine Bolt Scholarship 15/5/2007

  • Newcastle University International Postgraduate Scholarships 23/5/2007

  • 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

  • MSc and MRes Studentships 25/5/2007

  • Dissertation and Young Investigator Grants 1/6/2007

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

  • Master and PhD Scholarships in Nanotechnology and Nanosensors - South Dakota State University, USA 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

  • Economics and MSc Money Banking and Finance Scholarships 31/7/2007

  • MSc in Computation Informatics Scholarships - UK 31/8/2007

  • MSc in Business Informatics Scholarships 31/8/2007

  • PhD Studentships at University of Bremen - Germany 01/10/2007

  • Guaranteed Scholarships in Finance 12/10/2007

  • Andrew W. Mellon Foundation/ACLS Early Career Fellowships

  • Wildlife and Ecosystem Health Conference Participation Grants

  • MSc Fellowships at UNESCO - IHE Delft

  • Ashoka-Lemelson Fellowship Program

  • Leiden University MA Scholarships - The Netherlands

  • Leiden University Scholarships


  • C. Jobs/Internships

    1. Internship Positions at The European Centre for Minority Issues - Flensburg, Germany

    2. Expert Trainer - Freetown, Sierra Leone

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