Advance Africa Newsletter

February 2007 Part III

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February 19 2007, ISSUE #026.

A. Scholarships

1. Scholarships and Awards for International Undergraduate Students at Trent University Canada

Trent University Canada offers a number of Scholarships and Awards for International Undergraduate Students. Full scholarships cover tuition and living expenses. Click here for details.

2. Scholarships for Lawyers from Developing Countries

UNIDROIT’s Scholarships Programme offers Research Scholarships for Lawyers from Developing Countries and Countries in Economic Transition. Click here for details.

3. European College of Liberal Arts International Summer University Scholarships

The European College of Liberal Arts announces its 8th International Summer University . Financial aid is available. ECLA is committed to providing financial assistance grants to all successful applicants based on demonstrated financial need. Click here for details.

4. Scholarship in International Uniform Law

The UK Foundation for International Uniform Law has established a scholarship for academic research into international uniform law and/or comparative law. Lawyers from developing countries or countries in economic transition are eligible. Click here for details.

5. Graduate Research Assistantship in Ecosystem change in the Arctic

The graduate assistantship is available for a 2-year period and will include an annual stipend, health insurance, and a tuition waiver. The successful applicant will have a strong interest in field ecology, vegetation - including bryophytes and lichens, statistical analyses and modeling, GIS analyses, and ecosystem change studies. Click here for details.

6. Foundation Studies Scholarships at RMIT University - Australia

RMIT University will be offering 12 scholarships, valued at AUD $5,000 each, to students in 2007 intakes of Foundation Studies. The scholarships are available to students from all countries and may be awarded to students in any Foundation studies stream. Click here for details.

7. 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 at University of Exeter , UK . Click here for details.

8. MSc in The Molecular Biology and Pathology of Viruses

Applications are invited from graduates in the biological sciences, medicine, or veterinary science or those with an equivalent overseas qualification. Some funding is available. Click here for details.

9. Postgraduate Studentships in The School of Social and Political Studies at University of Edinburgh - UK

Applications are sought from people interested in research in all areas of Social and Political Studies. One PhD Award is for Narrative and Autobiographical Studies. Seven School of Social and Political Studies PhD scholarships are available. Click here for details.

10. Travel Grants for Students - Ecological Society of America

The ESA Student Section is awarding travel grants for students to attend the joint meeting of the Ecological Society of America and the Society for Ecological Restoration International in San Jose , California . Awards are available to graduate and undergraduate students from within and outside of the US. Click here for details.

11. Graduate Research Assistantship Positions - Genetic Diversity of Aquatic Plants

Funding is available to support 2 graduate students to work on an interdisciplinary research project exploring relationships between the genetic diversity of the submersed macrophyte, Vallisneria americana, and restoration success in the Chesapeake Bay. A degree in a biological field and a GPA > 3.3 are required. A masters degree is desired but not required. Click here for details.

12. PhD Scholarships in History - University of Hull, UK

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

13. PhD Fellowships in Plant, Animal and Microbial systems - University of Cologne, Germany

The Graduate School offers a high-level PhD programme with research opportunities in cellular, molecular, developmental, physiological, neuro-and evolutionary genetics and genomics. Click here for details.

14. Funded PhD Studentship in Ex situ conservation of tropical frogs

A PhD position is available to examine the effects of diet and environment of the development and fitness of ex situ populations of endangered and threatened tropical frogs. Click here for details.

15. PhD Studentship in Biotechnology of Secondary Metabolism

The project will suit a candidate with interests in microbial molecular biology or biotechnology, particularly in the area of natural product production. Click here for details.

16. The Duncan Norman Research Scholarship

The Scholarship is available to all prospective full time postgraduate research students, irrespective of nationality or tuition fee status (i.e. whether UK, EU or overseas). The Scholarship covers full tuition fees and provides a maintenance stipend and other benefits, including accommodation on the University campus to a total value of £20,000 per year. Click here for details.

17. PhD Studentship in Health Psychology at University of Plymouth

Applications are invited from suitably qualified graduates for a full-time PhD studentship in the Peninsula Medical School’s Institute of Health and Social Care Research. Click here for details.

18. PhD Studentship - Study of Genetic Regulation of Early Seed Development in Arabidopsis

The aim of the project is to identify genes that regulate early endosperm development in Arabidopsis and to investigate their role in seed performance. Click here for details.

19. Phd Student to work on the development of abdominal MRI

The department of Radiology of the Academic Medical Centre is looking for a PhD student who will be working on the development of abdominal MRI. Click here for details.

20. PhD Position with Agrotechnology & Food Science Group - Netherlands

You will investigate, on laboratory scale, the technological feasibility of this treatment system. Click here for details.

21. PhD and Postodoctoral Position in Visually Guided Behavior in Complex 3D Environments

The Computer Engineering Group at the Faculty of Technology of Bielefeld University offers a temporary position as doctoral or postdoctoral researcher (salary BAT IIa, for two years three months, starting April 1st, 2007). Click here for details.

22. PhD Positions on Electronic Design for Energy Coupling Into a Micro Plasma - Fraunhofer Institute, Stuttgart

A competitively paid position. The contract duration will be two years with an extension option of one more year. Click here for details.

23. PhD Position in Nervous System at the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics - Germany

The research group “Development and Disease” at the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics offers a position for a PhD-Student. Click here for details.

24. PhD Position in Electrocatalysis and Cluster Science - TU Munich, Germany

A PhD studentship is available in the Emmy Noether Group of Dr. Matthias Arenz at the Technical University of Munich in the field of Electrocatalysis and Cluster Science. Click here for details.

25. PhD or PostDoc Position in Computing at TU Braunschweig - Germany

The research group ‘Numerical Mathematics’ at the Technical University Braunschweig invites applications for a PhD or Postdoc position. Click here for details.

26. Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Model Driven Engineering (MDE) at INRIA Renne

The Triskell research group at INRIA seeks motivated and innovative persons interested in investigating reuse issues for model driven code generation in the context of Embedded Systems. Click here for details.



B. Upcoming deadlines

  • 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

  • PhD Studentship - Study of Genetic Regulation of Early Seed Development in Arabidopsis 01/3

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

  • Scholarship in International Uniform Law 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 Studentship in Biotechnology of Secondary Metabolism 12/3/2007

  • 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

  • PhD Fellowships in Plant, Animal and Microbial systems - University of Cologne, Germany 20/3/2007

  • PhD Studentship in Health Psychology at University of Plymouth 21/3/2007

  • 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

  • Full-Fee Masters Scholarships (all subjects, UK) 30/3/2007

  • Undergraduate and Postgraduate Taiwan Scholarships 31/3/2007

  • Postgraduate Studentships in The School of Social and Political Studies at University of Edinburgh - UK 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

  • The Duncan Norman Research Scholarship 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

  • Graduate Research Assistantship in Ecosystem change in the Arctic 31/7/2007

  • Funded PhD Studentship in Ex situ conservation of tropical frogs 15/8/2007

  • 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

  • Postgraduate Studentships in The School of Social and Political Studies at University of Edinburgh - UK 05/10/2007

  • 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

  • Scholarships and Awards for International Undergraduate Students at Trent University Canada

  • Research Scholarships for Lawyers from Developing Countries and Countries in Economic Transition

  • C. Jobs/Internships

    1. Internship at United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs - Switzerland

    2. Senior Manager Job Vacancy in Tanzania

    3. Procurement & Logistics Manager Job Position in Burundi

    4. PhD and Postodoctoral Position in Visually Guided Behavior in Complex 3D Environments

    5. Environmental Health Coordinator Position in Ethiopia

    6. Water and Sanitation Advisor Job Position - Kenya

    7. CARE Canada Project Manager Position in Kenya

    8. Doctoral Student Positions in Dairy Health Recording Systems - DAHREVA Project, Nordic Countries

    9. TA for Drought Mitigation - Kenya

    10. Food for the Hungry Director for Africa

    11. Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Manager Job Position in Tanzania

    12. Reporting Manager Job Position in Sudan

    13. Education Sector Coordinator Job Position in Kenya

    14. Chief Financial Officer Position in Malawi

    15. Programme, Information and Communication and Training Assistant

    16. IRIN Head of Office & Senior Editor - Nairobi & Dubai

    17. Director Of Operations - Tanzania

    18. Rural Microfinance Specialist - Mozambique

    19. Policy Advisor Position in Sudan

    20. Senior Medical Officer Position in Congo

    21. Program Manager and Health Portfolio Manager Job Position in Gambia

    22. Project Officer Job Position - Education

    23. Medical Officer Job Position at Kindu Hospital - Congo

    24. Kenya Breast Health Programme Information and Communications Officer

    25. Project Coordinator Position in Sudan

    26. Programme Officer Job Vacancy in Nairobi - Kenya

    27. Technical Adviser Job Position in Bujumbura - Burundi

    28. Project Coordinator job Position in Congo

    29. Mission Coordinator Position in Ethiopia

    30. Regional Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Advisor - Kenya

    31. Microfinance Program Manager Job Position in Liberia

    32. Regional Personnel Officer (Human Resources) - Kenya

    33. Post Doctoral Fellow Position in Addis Ababa - International Water Management Institute (IWMI)

    34. Technical Cooperation Specialist - IOM, Dakar, Senegal

    35. Several Job Positions at USAID - Malawi

    Scholarship 2016/17

    Undergraduate Scholarships,
    Masters Scholarships,
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