Advance Africa Newsletter

March 2007 Part I

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.

March 05 2007, ISSUE #028.

Careers in Africa Recruitment Summit

African candidates are invited to meet with leading HR directors and Senior Business Representatives from various organisations over one weekend. Available career opportunities range from entry-level graduate openings to senior management appointments and cover a variety of functions. Click here for details.

A. Scholarships

1. World of Children Awards

The World of Children Awards were established to honor individuals or a group of individuals who devote their lives to children. In November, World of Children will gather selected honorees in New York City for an award ceremony and presentation of the two separate $50,000 awards and two $15,000 Founder's Awards. Travel and accommodations expenses will paid for by World of Children. Click here for details.

2. Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholarships

Applications for the 2008-2009 Rotary Foundation Academic-Year Ambassadorial Scholarships are now available. Ambassadorial Scholarships provide funding for round-trip transportation, tuition and fees, room, board, some educational supplies, and language training (if necessary) up to a maximum award of US $26,000 or its equivalent. Click here for details.

3.The Africa Thesis Award

The African Studies Centre (ASC), the Netherlands institute for Southern Africa (NiZA) and the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) are offering you the chance to win €4000 in The Africa Thesis Award. Click here for details.

4. Ewha Global Partnership Program (Undergraduate Scholarships at Ewha Womans University in Korea)

The Ewha Global Partnership Program Steering Committee invites applications for Undergraduate Scholarships at Ewha Womans University in Korea . This scholarship will cover the recipient’s tuition and Korean language training plus living expenses. Click here for details.

5. e8 Sustainable Energy Development Scholarships

The e8 Sustainable Energy Development Scholarships are made available to outstanding students from developing countries and economies in transition, for a period of up to two years at the Masters and Post-Doctoral levels. Click here for details.

6. Graduate Research Assistantships, (2 positions)- Frostburg, MD

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. Click here for details.

7. Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Scholarship Program

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Scholarship awards cover a portion of educational expenses, including tuition, living expenses, required fees, and books for the graduate degree chosen. The maximum available per student per year of study is $50,000 and the maximum length is six years. Click here for details.

8. Tourism and Hospitality Scholarships - Australia

Scholarships are offered to international students who wish to study tourism and hospitality in Australia at THE-ICE member institutions. The scholarships are for Masters, Bachelor and Diploma level studies. Scholarship offers a grant of AUD $10,000 per year towards tuition fees or living costs for the normal program duration. Click here for details.

9. HEC - Forté Foundation Scholarships - Women MBA Scholarships

The HEC Forté scholarships help improve leadership opportunities for women in business. The amount of Award is variable but up to €15,000. Click here for details.

10. Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarship Programme

The Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarship Programme provides a limited number of scholarships each year for postgraduate studies to outstanding students from developing countries who have no other means of financing their studies. Click here for details.

11. Sloan African Scholarship - (MBA Scholarship at London Business School)

Sloan African Scholarship is open to all successful applicants to the Sloan Fellowship who are African nationals and reside in Africa. Click here for details.

12. MSc Scholarship in Science and Technology

The MSc Scholarship in Science and Technology is administered for Islamic Development Bank’s (IDB) Least Developed Member Countries. The Programme offers scholarships leading to an M.Sc degree (in 2 years) in science and technology. Click here for details.

13. MPhil Research Studentship, University of Liverpool

The University of Liverpool invites applications for the post of MPhil Research Studentship. Stipend: £17,000 p.a. (tax exempt) for 1 year. This MPhil studentship is for 12 months with possibility of converting to a 3 year PhD. Click here for details.

14. Master/PhD. Scholarships - 4 Becas para Master/doctorado

Applications are invited for these Master/ PhD. Scholarships funded by Rovira i Virgili University , Electronics Department. Stipend: 907 € per month the first 2 years (grant) and 1100 € per month the last 2 years (contract). Click here for details.

15. Master of Philosophy in Epidemiology 2007-2008

The University of Cambridge Department of Public Health and Primary Care is seeking applications from eligible students with, or who anticipate gaining, a first degree (2:1 or higher) who wish to undertake a one-year MPhil in Epidemiology from October 2007. Click here for details.

16. Master/ PhD. Scholarships - Signal Processing for Chemical/Biochemical Analysis

Applications are invited for Master/ PhD. Scholarships in Signal Processing for Chemical/Biochemical Analysis. Stipend: 907 € per month the first 2 years (grant) and 1100 € per month the last 2 years (contract). Click here for details.

17. IKON Research Scholarships - Warwick Business School, UK

The IKON (Innovation, Knowledge & Organizational Networks) Research Centre invites applications for IKON Research Scholarships to run for 3 years starting in October 2007. These new scholarships provide £5000 p.a. which may be used towards Warwick University PhD fees (currently £3200 at UK/EU level) and/or living expenses. Click here for details.

18. Ad Astra Doctoral Scholarships 2007 University College Dublin - Ireland

The UCD Graduate School of Business & Law is offering 11 Ad Astra Doctoral Scholarships for students commencing their studies September 2007. Scholarships will be tenable for up to 4 years and carry a stipend of €16,000 per annum plus additional grants to cover fees, conference attendance and fieldwork costs. Of the 11 scholarships available, 8 are for the School of Business and 3 for the School of Law Click here for details.

19. PhD Studentships at Brighton and Sussex Medical School

This project addresses the effects of specific desensitisation on allergen-specific T cell populations in people with birch pollen allergy. Home/EU fees will be paid and a consumables budget will be made available for each project. Click here for details.

20. PhD Studentships in Neuro-psychiatric at Brighton and Sussex Medical School

These studentships are open to students from all countries, but fees are only paid at the UK/EU rate. International students would thus be liable for top up fees. Click here for details.

21. PhD Study Opportunities in Built Environment- University of Ulster

The University of Ulster will be offering a number of PhD research studentships in Built Environment for the academic year 2007 - 08. These will provide funding, for up to three years, covering tuition fees and an annual stipend of, at least, £13,600. Click here for details.

22. PhD Study Opportunities in Media Studies - University of Ulster

The University of Ulster will be offering a number of PhD research studentships in Media Studies across the campuses for the academic year 2007 - 08. These will provide funding, for up to three years, covering tuition fees and an annual stipend of, at least, £13,600. Click here for details.

23. PhD Study Opportunities 2007/2008 - University of Ulster

The University of Ulster will be offering a number of PhD research studentships across the campuses for the academic year 2007 - 08. These will provide funding, for up to three years, covering tuition fees and an annual stipend of, at least, £13,600. Click here for details.

24. PhD Study Opportunities in Business and Management - University of Ulster

The University Ulster will be offering a number of PhD research studentships across the campuses for the academic year 2007 - 08. These will provide funding, for up to three years, covering tuition fees and an annual stipend of, at least, £13,600. Click here for details.

25. PhD Study Opportunities in Art and Design - University of Ulster

The University of Ulster will be offering a number of PhD research studentships across the campuses for the academic year 2007 - 08. Click here for details.

26. PhD Studentship at Imperial College, London

Applications are invited for PhD Studentship at Imperial College, London. The application letters should be sent by 1st April 2007. Click here for details.

27. PhD Position at the Leibniz Institute of Marine Sciences

Leibniz Institute is looking for a PhD candidate who is highly motivated and has a very good master, Diploma or equivalent degree in physics, mathematics, oceanography, meteorology or equivalent. Click here for details.

28. PhD Study Opportunities in Humanities at University of Ulster

The University of Ulster will be offering a number of PhD research studentships across the campuses for the academic year 2007 - 08. These will provide funding, for up to three years, covering tuition fees and an annual stipend of, at least, £13,600. Click here for details.

29. PhD Studentship - University College Cork

University College Cork invites applications for the Phd Studentship Greenhouse gas fluxes in peatland forests. Value of Studentship: Approx. €18,000 per annum (plus fees). Tax-exempt. Click here for details.

30. PhD studentships in Wind Engineering

A number of opportunities exist for suitably qualified students to carry out research leading to a PhD degree in the field of Wind Engineering within the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Birmingham. Click here for details.

31. PhD Studentship, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University College Cork, Ireland invites applications for a Phd Studentship. The Closing date is on 16 March 2007. Click here for details.

32. PhD Studentship at University of Oxford

This studentship is funded through the EPSRC under the DTI Technology Programme. It provides full fees and maintenance (current stipend is £12,300 per year, tax free for 3 years). Click here for details.

33. PhD Studentships at the University of Oxford, Department of Materials - UK

Applications are invited for PhD Studentships at the University of Oxford, Department of Materials - UK. The deadline for application is May 31. Click here for details.

34. PhD Student - University College Cork

This PhD will be concerned with taking this library and further analysing it to identify bacterial genetic elements which show the ability to interact with eukaryotic cells. Click here for details.

35. Ph.D Studentships (3 Posts)

The three Ph.D. Studentships will be in the areas of wave and tidal energy device modelling, device response hydrodynamics, device array modelling, electrical system modelling and power take-off. The potential Ph.D. students should have a high honours primary degree in engineering or a cognate discipline. Ph.D. Annual Stipend : €18,000 (plus fees, including full fees for non-EU students). Click here for details.

36. PhD student, Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College

Applications are invited for a PhD student, Infectious Disease Epidemiology at Imperial College. Students will be based in the Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology. Click here for details.

37. PhD student, Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College

Applications are invited for a PhD student, Infectious Disease Epidemiology at Imperial College. Students will be based in the Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology. Click here for details.

38. The Charles Parsons Energy Research Award PhD Studentships - University College Cork, Ireland

University College Cork, Ireland invites applications for this PhD studentship. Applications should be received by 23 March. Click here for details.

39. Dorothy Hodgkin PhD Award in Bioinformatics - University of Leeds, UK

University of Leeds, UK invites applications for the Dorothy Hodgkin PhD Award in Bioinformatics so as to reach them by 31 March 2007. Click here for details.

40. PhD Studentship in Bayesian Methods in Bioinformatics Warwick Systems Biology Centre - UK

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.

41. Engineering Doctorate Research Engineers - Loughborough University

Applicants should be highly motivated and have a minimum of an upper second-class honours degree or equivalent in an appropriate engineering/applied science discipline. Click here for details.

42. Postgraduate Research Studentship in Photonic Communication System Research

Applications are invited for a postgraduate studentship in Photonic Communication System Research. Applicants for this position should have - or expect to receive in 2007 - a first or upper second class honours degree or a higher degree in physics, applied physics, electronic engineering, or related subject. Click here for details.

43. Postdoc Position Microwave Circuit-Design for THz-Electronics - Germany

The THz-Electronics group at the Institute of High-Frequency and Quantum Electronics is seeking a world-class researcher to join the team in the area of Microwave Circuit-Design for at least 2 years. Click here for details.



B. Upcoming deadlines

  • 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

  • MPhil Research Studentship, University of Liverpool 14/3/2007

  • 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

  • e8 Sustainable Energy Development Scholarships 15/3/2007

  • DFID Shared Scholarship Scheme 16/3/2007

  • PhD Student - University College Cork 16/3/2007

  • PhD Studentship - University College Cork 16/3/2007

  • PhD Studentship, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering 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

  • PhD Studentships at Brighton and Sussex Medical School 23/3/2007

  • PhD Studentships in Neuro-psychiatric at Brighton and Sussex Medical School 23/3/2007

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

  • Ph.D Studentships (3 Posts) 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

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

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

  • HEC - Forté Foundation Scholarships 28/3/2007

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

  • PhD Study Opportunities in Art and Design 30/3/2007

  • PhD Study Opportunities in Business and Management 30/3/2007

  • 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

  • PhD Study Opportunities in Built Environment 30/3/2007

  • PhD Study Opportunities 2007/2008 30/3/2007

  • PhD Study Opportunities in Media Studies 30/3/2007

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

  • PhD Study Opportunities in Humanities at University of Ulster 30/3/2007

  • Dorothy Hodgkin PhD Award in Bioinformatics - University of Leeds, UK 31/3/2007

  • Master of Philosophy in Epidemiology 2007-2008 31/3/2007

  • Undergraduate and Postgraduate Taiwan Scholarships 31/3/2007

  • PhD studentships in Wind Engineering 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

  • Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarship Programme 31/3/2007

  • MSc Scholarship in Science and Technology 01/4/2007

  • PhD Position at the Leibniz Institute of Marine Sciences 01/4/2007

  • PhD Studentship at Imperial College, London 01/4/2007

  • 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

  • Master/ PhD. Scholarships - 4 Becas para Master/doctorado 30/4/2007

  • Master/ PhD. Scholarships - Signal Processing for Chemical/Biochemical Analysis 30/4/2007

  • 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

  • Sloan African Scholarship - (MBA Scholarship at London Business School) 31/4/2007

  • Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Scholarship Program 1/5/2007

  • 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

  • PhD Studentships at the University of Oxford, Department of Materials - UK 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

  • Graduate Research Assistantships, (2 positions)- Frostburg, MD 1/6/2007

  • IKON Research Scholarships - Warwick Business School, UK 15/5/2007

  • 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

  • PhD Studentship at University of Oxford

  • Postgraduate Research Studentship in Photonic Communication System Research

  • The Africa Thesis Award

  • C. Jobs/Internships

    1. Community Development Program Manager, Liberia

    2. Returnee Monitoring Manager, South Sudan

    3. Community Liaison Managers, Sudan, Democratic Republic of Congo

    4. Plans Officer - United Nations Office for Project Services, Sudan

    5. Country Finance Manager - Congo

    6. Field Coordinator, Sudan

    7. Food Security / Nutrition & Care Practices Coordinator (M/F)

    8. Nutrition Specialist

    9. Careers in Africa Recruitment Summit

    10. Project Officer, Nutrition L-3

    11. Assistant Project Officer, Education (Temporary Fixed Term)

    12. Malaria Technical Coordinator

    13. Project Manager for South Sudan

    14. Country Coordinator - Sudan

    15. Project Officer - United Republic of Tanzania

    16. Payment (disbursement / Imprest) Team Leader (NOC)

    17. Logistics/Administration Officer

    18. Project Officer - Sudan

    19. Project Manager (Water and Sanitation Engineer)

    20. Nutrition Consultant - Darfur, Sudan

    21. Area Coordinator, Sudan

    22. Project Manager for East Africa, United Republic of Tanzania

    23. Executive Director - United Republic of Tanzania

    24. National Program Officer - Population Development, Sudan

    25. Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, Somalia

    26. Civil Engineering Officer, Somalia

    27. Procurement Officer, UNDP, Khartoum, Sudan

    28. Associate Programme Officer, P-2 - UNEP, Nairobi

    29. Education Officer - UNICEF

    30. Field Coordinator - IRC

    31. Operations-Director-Northern-Sudan

    32. Programme Officer, P-4- UNEP, Nairobi

    33. Project Manager - CARE, Sudan

    34. SGBV Coordinator - Liberia

    35. Country Director - Ethiopia

    36. Finance/Administration Specialist - East Africa

    37. Project Officer, Nutrition, UNICEF, Somalia

    38. Volunteer Opportunities, Voluntary Service Overseas, Cameroon

    39. Management & Organizational Development Specialists (Zambia)

    40. Project Manager ,Danish Refugee Council,Kajo Keji, South Sudan

    41. SportHealth Project Coordinator (PC), Liberia

    42. Regional HIV & AIDS Advisor,Plan International,Home country

    43. Systems Programmer, UNON, Nairobi

    44. Consultancy Services, Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia

    45. Policy Coordinators,ActionAid International, Africa

    46. Emergencies & Conflict Advisor,ActionAid International ,East Africa

    Scholarship 2016/17

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