Advance Africa Newsletter

February 2007 Part II

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February 12 2007, ISSUE #025.

A. Scholarships

1. Young Women in Public Affairs Awards

Applications are invited for Young Women in Public Affairs Awards. Young women students at are eligible to apply for awards of upto US $ 1,000. Click here for details.

2. Davis and Lyons Bursaries in Music - City University, London

Applications are invited for Davis and Lyons Bursaries in Music at City University , London . These bursaries are open to all overseas, full-time and part-time students beginning any postgraduate programme in Music at City University. Click here for details.

3. International Undergraduate Scholarships at University of Bristol, UK

International Undergraduate Scholarships at University of Bristol are available, up to a maximum of £2,000 per year of study, for high-achieving undergraduate students (overseas fee payers). Click here for details.

4. International Postgraduate Scholarships at University of Bristol - Taught Master's programmes only

Applications are invited for International Postgraduate Scholarships at University of Bristol. The deadline for the applications is 30th June 2007. Click here for details.

5. Masters and Doctoral Scholarships at Ritsumeikan University - Japan

Applications are invited for Masters and Doctoral Scholarships at Ritsumeikan University , Japan . Applicants must be graduate students who will newly enter Japan for the purpose of study. Click here for details.

6. Masters in Bioscience Enterprise Scholarships

Applications are invited for Masters in Bioscience Enterprise Scholarships, University of Cambridge , UK . Applicants from non-EU countries are invited to apply for places on the course and various funding organisations can be approached for support. Click here for details.

7. MSc Scholarships in Communications Systems and Signal Processing - University of Bristol, UK

The Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering has a number of scholarships available to overseas students from non-EU countries on the course. Entry requirements include at least an upper second class bachelors degree (or international equivalent) in a physical sciences or engineering discipline. Click here for details.

8. MA Scholarships at University of Hull

University of Hull is offering 10 Bicentenary MA Scholarships which will cover fees on any one of the 3 programmes associated with the Wilberforce Institute for the study of Slavery and Emancipation. Click here for details.

9. University of Strathclyde Business School Scholarships

Applications are invited for full-time research studentships comprising tuitions fees and £12,600 for maintenance tenable from June 2007 onwards for up to three years. Click here for details.

10. Doctoral Studentships at Lancaster University Management School

The Department of Management Science is looking to recruit excellent doctoral students with a strong quantitative background including mathematics, statistics or computing. Click here for details.

11. PhD Scholarships in Social Sciences & Media and Communication - Queen Margaret University, UK

Queen Margaret University is making funds available for up to 8 PhD studentships. Successful applicants will have all fees waived for three years and will receive support with living costs. Click here for details.

12. PhD Bursaries in Finance, Management or Actuarial Science & Insurance - City University, London.

City University is offering four doctoral bursaries for MPhil/PhD study to cover full tuition fees and a maintenance grant of £14,300 per annum (payable monthly), over three years with effect from 1 October 2007. Applicants should be able to demonstrate strong research potential in any area of Finance, Management or Actuarial Science & Insurance. Click here for details.

13. MRes and PhD Studentships in Chemical Biology - Imperial College London

Imperial College London is seeking 9 postgraduate students starting in October 2007 to work on a series of related problems in quantitative chemical/molecular biology. Click here for details.

14. PhD and MS Fellowships in Chemistry - Pohang University, Korea

Applications are invited for Ph.D & MS studentships in the broad fields of Theoretical/Computational Chemistry, Computer-aided Synthetic organic chemistry (experiments), Nano-chemistry. Click here for details.

15. PhD Positions in Bio-Electrochemistry or Electrocatalysis - University of Bordeaux I, France

Applications are invited for PhD Positions in Bio-Electrochemistry or Electrocatalysis at University of Bordeaux I, France. Click here for details.

16. PhD Researchers in Nanostructured Materials for Hydrogen Storage - Utrecht University, Netherlands

Utrecht University, Netherlands is looking for excellent and enthusiastic researchers holding an MSc in Chemistry or Material Science. Click here for details.

17. PhD Studentship in Plant Ecology - Leibniz University, Hannover, Germany

The Department of Environmental Planning, Section of Landscape Planning and Nature Conservation at the Faculty of Architecture and Landscape Science Leibniz University invites applications for the position of a Research and Teaching Assistant. Click here for details.

18. Ph.D Graduate Assistantship in the Study of Environmental Factors Affecting Foraging Success of Age-0 Yellow Perch

A PhD level graduate position is available in The Department of Environmental Sciences at the University of Toledo as part of a study of environmental factors affecting foraging success of age-0 yellow perch. Click here for details.

19. PhD Scholarship in Optical Shape Measurement Technology For Aerospace Applications - sponsored by Airbus UK

The ideal candidate will hold, or be expecting, a 1st class or 2:1 honours degree in an engineering, mathematical or physical science subject. Click here for details.

20. PhD Scholarships at University of Hull (Criminology, English, Law, History, Politics & International Studies)

The Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences at the University of Hull is pleased to offer 8 full PhD studentships in Criminology, English, Law, History, Politics & International Studies beginning September 2007. Scholarships will cover fees and provide an annual stipend of £10,000 for three years. Click here for details.

21. PhD studentship in the Corrosion and Protection Centre, University of Manchester

Applicants are invited for a PhD studentship in the Corrosion and Protection Centre at The University of Manchester to develop a model of the growth of anodic films using numerical techniques such as the Finite Element Method. Click here for details.

22. Postdoctoral Position in Diabetes and Obesity Research

Feinberg School of Medicine is seeking a candidate for a post-doctoral position in a groundbreaking area of diabetes research. Click here for details.

23. Postdoctoral Fellowships in the Humanities - Northwestern University, USA

The Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities at Northwestern University will accept applications for two-year postdoctoral fellowships commencing September 1, 2007. Click here for details.

24. Postdoc Research Fellow at CSL/CIISE - Concordia University, Canada

The Computer Security Laboratory of the Concordia Institute for Information Systems Engineering invites applications for a one-year post-doctoral position in computer security renewable up to two times, starting as soon as possible and subject to performance reviews. 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

  • PhD Scholarship in Optical Shape Measurement Technology For Aerospace Applications - sponsored by Airbus UK 20/2/2007

  • 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

  • University of Strathclyde Business School Scholarships 9/3/2007

  • PhD Researchers in Nanostructured Materials for Hydrogen Storage - Utrecht University, Netherlands 10/3/2007

  • 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

  • PhD Bursaries in Finance, Management or Actuarial Science & Insurance - City University, London. 23/3/2007

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

  • PhD Scholarships in Social Sciences & Media and Communication - Queen Margaret University, UK 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

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

  • PhD Studentship in Plant Ecology - Leibniz University, Hannover, Germany 30/3/2007

  • Undergraduate and Postgraduate Taiwan Scholarships 31/3/2007

  • 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

  • MRes and PhD Studentships in Chemical Biology - Imperial College London 30/4/2007

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

  • MA Scholarships at University of Hull 1/5/2007

  • PhD Scholarships at University of Hull (Criminology, English, Law, History, Politics & International Studies) 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

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

  • MSc and MRes Studentships 25/5/2007

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

  • International Undergraduate Scholarships at University of Bristol, UK 31/5/2007

  • Kingston University Postgraduate Scholarships 31/5/2007

  • 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

  • Davis and Lyons Bursaries in Music - City University, London 29/6/2007

  • Oxford University Law scholarships 29/6/2007

  • Kenya Undergraduate Scholarships - UK 30/6/2007

  • International Postgraduate Scholarships at University of Bristol - Taught Master's programmes only 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

  • Masters and Doctoral Scholarships at Ritsumeikan University - Japan


  • C. Jobs/Internships

    1. Regional Communication Officer - IUCN, Nairobi

    2. Project Officer, Education, UNICEF, Nairobi

    3. Internship at UNICEF Kenya

    4. Administrative Assistant Position in Kenya

    5. Head of Field Office Kitgum/Pader - Uganda

    6. Finance & Administration Manager - Uganda

    7. Assistant ICT Officer Job in Kenya

    8. Chief Executive Officer Position in Zambia

    9. Gender Advisor in Kenya

    10. Watsan & Public Health Engineer

    11. Malaria/Cleanwater Program Technical Advisor - Sudan

    12. Livelihoods Support Officer - Botswana

    13. Project Officer Position In Nairobi

    14. Nurse or medical doctor or midwife or PHC Position in Sudan

    15. Web Content Manager

    16. Associate Documentalist/Librarian

    17. Safety Coordinator Position in Sudan

    18. Finance Manager Position in Sudan

    19. Capacity Building Expert (Land Sector) - Kenya

    20. Reproductive Health Manager, Central African Republic

    21. Roving Logistics Officer Position in Burundi

    22. Humanitarian Affairs Officer / Emergency Preparedness and Response Officer

    23. Midwife Position in Sudan

    24. Scientific Research Manager - Mombasa, Kenya.

    Scholarship 2016/17

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