Advance Africa Newsletter

March 2007 Part II

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 13 2007, ISSUE #029.

***Africa Program Internship Opportunities***

CIPE International Essay Competition (2007)

CIPE’s essay contest gives you the opportunity to share your ideas about citizenship, democratic and market-oriented reform, youth leadership, and the ways that your country can create avenues for youth to participate in the political and economic spheres. A $1,000 honorarium will be given for each winning essay. Eligibility: Open to students and young professionals worldwide. Click here for details.

A. Scholarships

1. Oxford Leadership Courses - UK

The Oxford Leadership Courses are designed for bright, ambitious, internationally-minded students who wish to expand their horizons, develop their leadership potential and make a difference in a rapidly changing world. 40 scholarships are available for the two week prigramme. Click here for details.

2. International Summer School Programs at Universität Dortmund

Universität Dortmund invites students from abroad to the annual Summer Program. The Universität Dortmund supports a very restricted number of students from developing countries with scholarships. The amount of the scholarship depends on the applicant’s personal situation. Click here for details.

3. Full-Fee Masters Scholarships (all subjects, UK)

This 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. These are aimed at high-achieving UK and international students who can demonstrate exceptional academic ability. Click here for details.

4. Gates Cambridge Scholarship - Cambridge University

The Gates Cambridge Scholarship programme enables outstanding graduate students from outside the United Kingdom to study at the University of Cambridge. About 230 Gates Cambridge Scholars are studying at the University at any one time. Click here for details.

5. Master's in Energy and Environmental Management and Economics Scholarships - Italy

The Eni Corporate University announces a competition for an academic course that leads to a Master's Degree in Energy and Environmental Management and Economics - MEDEA. For successful candidates, the admission to and the enrolment in the School carry no fees. Click here for details.

6. The Brunel International Ambassador Scholarships, UK

Brunel International will offer 20 half fee scholarships for one-year Master’s students starting in September 2007. In exchange for the financial support towards their fees the successful scholarship students will be asked to become ambassadors for the University. Click here for details.

7. LLM in Human Rights Law at the Transitional Justice Institute School of Law at the University of Ulster (Northern Ireland)

The Transitional Justice Institute in conjunction with the School of Law at the University of Ulster ( Northern Ireland ) is now accepting applications for enrolment in its LLM in Human Rights Law. There are a number of scholarships available for exceptional candidates and international students are strongly encouraged to apply. Click here for details.

8. Helsinki University of Technology - Network for Urban Studies Helsinki, Finland

Helsinki Summer School provides a limited number of full and partial scholarships for talented students, awarded primarily to applicants from countries where local scholarship funds are limited. Scholarships are not granted to students living in Finland or studying at a Finnish university. Click here for details.

9. MBA Corporate Social Responsibility Scholarships and Bursaries - University of Nottingham, UK

The International Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility, University of Nottingham , is offering five £2,000 Tuition Fee Bursaries and three bursaries of up to £6,000 each. Overseas applicants will be considered for these bursaries. Click here for details.

10. PhD Positions in Various Fields at University of Rome “Tor Vergata” - Italy

There are many scholarships available to foreign students. Tor Vergata prides itself on giving special attention to international students by offering them introductory Italian language courses, the assistance needed to deal with visas and permits, and possible accommodation at the Graduate College . Currently, half of the students enrolled in graduate programs are awarded scholarships. Click here for details.

11. Graduate Research Assistantship (MS or PhD), plant-soil interactions, Dept. of Plant & Soil Science, University of Vermont

Applications are being accepted for a Graduate Research Assistantship to support research on plant-soil interactions at University of Vermont. It comprises of a twelve-month stipend of $28,000. Click here for details.

12. PhD Studentships at University of Nottingham, UK

The project would be suitable for an undergraduate with experience in biomolecular sciences. Funding is available to students Worldwide. Click here for details.

13. PhD Scholarships in Transnational Europe, University of Portsmouth, UK

University of Portsmouth is currently taking applications for bursary candidates to register for a full-time research degree starting in October 2007. Bursary awards include full fees and maintenance. Click here for details.

14. PhD Studentship, molecular neuroscience, University of London

University of London is looking for a graduate with an interest in molecular neuroscience with at least an upper second class BSc(Hons) or a lower second class BSc(Hons) & an MSc. This studentship comes with a tax free stipend of £14350.00 per annum. Click here for details.

15. PhD in Zoonotic Epidemiology, Imperial College London, UK

Imperial College Faculty of Medicine invites applications for a PhD in Zoonotic Epidemiology. The student will belong to the Graduate School of Life Sciences and Medicine which provides a full programme of training in research and transferable skills. Click here for details.

16. PhD Studentship in Aircraft Multidisciplinary Design & Optimisation, Cranfield University, UK

A 3-year PhD studentship is available in the School of Engineering at Cranfield University . The studentship, depending on qualification and experience, includes the tuition fees at EU student level plus a maintenance bursary of up to £13K per year for three years. Click here for details.

17. International PhD Scholarships in Risk Management Strategies in Fisheries Management, University of Southern Denmark and Tilburg University

An International Ph.D. Scholarship is available at the Research school Centre of Fisheries & Aquaculture Management & Economics (FAME), a joint scholarship between University of Southern Denmark , Esbjerg and Department of Economics, Tilburg University , Holland . All interested persons are encouraged to apply, regardless of age, gender, religious affiliation or ethnic background. Click here for details.

18. PhD studentship in trafficking of voltage-gated calcium channels, University College London

The BBSRC-funded studentship is to investigate the role of calcium channel alpha2delta subunits in calcium channel trafficking, their relationship to disease and the mechanism of action of the gabapentinoid drugs which bind to these subunits. Click here for details.

19. PhD Studentship in German Studies, University of Birmingham, UK

The Institute for German Studies at the University of Birmingham offers a full doctoral scholarship for entry in October 2007. It comprises of tuition fees at home/EU level, & maintenance component at funding council rates. Click here for details.

20. PhD Positions at The French National Institute for Research in Computer Science and Control (INRIA) - France

INRIA proposes to young scientists a PhD in one of its research teams. Priority will be given to candidates with mobility background and to topics pertaining to the Institute’s priority themes. Click here for details.

21. PhD Studentships in Computational Engineering Science at RWTH Aachen, Germany

The AICES doctoral program is open to a limited number of extremely well-qualified students with a substantial background in their proposed field of study. Applications from Master or Diploma degree holders applying for the research stage of the program are accepted continuously. Click here for details.

22. PhD Scholarship in Politics - University of Hull

The University of Hull offers a Scholarship to suitably qualified applicants wishing to pursue research leading to PhD status under the supervision of leading researchers. Each full-time PhD Scholarship will include fees at the 'home/EU' student rate and maintenance (£12,300 in 2006/07), for three years. Click here for details.

23. Teaching PhD Scholarship in Social Epidemiology - University of York

The Department Of Health Sciences seeks outstanding applicants for this full time PhD Scholarship, funded by the University of York. The Scholarship offers tuition fees and a stipend for 3.5 years and a defined teaching role and training programme. Click here for details.

24. PhD Scholarships in Engineering at University of Hull

The University of Hull offers the following Scholarships to suitably qualified applicants wishing to pursue research leading to PhD status. Each full-time PhD Scholarship will include fees at the ‘home/EU’ student rate and maintenance (£12,300 in 2006/07), for three years. Click here for details.

25. Rurh Graduate School In Economics, Essen, Germany

The Ruhr Graduate School offers 8 PhD Scholarships (1250 Euro per month). The RGS Econ is looking worldwide for applicants with an excellent academic record and a Master, Diploma or equivalent degree in economics or related fields. Click here for details.

26. PhD Studenthip in Physics, Physical Chemistry, Institute for Analytical Sciences, Germany

ISAS - Dortmund invites applications for a position of a PhD student (Physics/Physical Chemistry). This position is as 60%-employment available for two years with the possibility of extension. ISAS is an equal opportunity employer and is specifically interested in applications from women. Click here for details.

27. PhD Studenthip in Physics, Physical Chemistry, Institute for Analytical Sciences, Germany

The Bio Imaging Lab at the University of Antwerp is seeking to fill the following full time vacancy (m/f) available from March 2007: PhD position in songbird neurology. The PhD position has a 12-month initial employment basis, and may be renewable for up to four years upon positive evaluation the first year. Click here for details.

28. International PhD scholarship - Technical University of Denmark

Applications are invited for a 3-year Ph.D. position starting September 1, 2007, within the field of optimal design at the Department of Mathematics and the Department of Mechanical Engineering. Candidates should have a master’s degree in applied mathematics or mechanics or a similar degree with an academic level equivalent to the master’s degree in engineering. Click here for details.

29. MPhil/PhD Research Studentship, Department of Journalism, University of Central Lancashire

A studentship is available at Department of Journalism, University of Central Lancashire. This studentship will cover the cost of tuition fees and pay a maintenance grant of £12,300 per annum. Click here for details.

30. MPhil/PhD Research Studentship, University of Central Lancashire

A full-time MPhil/PhD research studentship is available at University of Central Lancashire. The studentship will cover the cost of tuition fees and pay a maintenance grant of £12,300 per annum. Click here for details.

31. Postdoctoral Researcher in Biomedical Optical Instrumentation, Dartmouth College, USA

A position is available for post doctoral research in the area of biomedical optics instrumentation development. The work will be completed both at the Engineeering School as well as at the Advanced Imaging Laboratory at the Radiology department of the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center. Click here for details.

32. Postgraduate/Postdoctoral Research Assistant, IRC in Biomedical Materials, University of London

The Interdisciplinary Research Centre (IRC) in Biomedical Materials, based at Mile End, requires a Postgraduate/Postdoctoral Research Assistant to work on spider silk. Salary up to £26,293. Click here for details.




B. Upcoming deadlines

  • 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

  • Postgraduate/Postdoctoral Research Assistant, IRC in Biomedical Materials, University of London 20/3/2007

  • 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 studentship in trafficking of voltage-gated calcium channels, University College London 21/3/2007

  • African Research Fellow, South Africa 22/3/2007

  • 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

  • LLM in Human Rights Law at the Transitional Justice Institute School of Law at the University of Ulster (Northern Ireland) 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 Scholarships in Transnational Europe, University of Portsmouth, UK 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

  • PhD Studentships at University of Nottingham, UK 31/3/2007

  • 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

  • Master's in Energy and Environmental Management and Economics Scholarships - Italy 31/3/2007

  • MPhil/PhD Research Studentship, University of Central Lancashire 31/3/2007

  • MPhil/PhD Research Studentship, Department of Journalism, University of Central Lancashire 31/3/2007

  • Oxford Leadership Courses - UK 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

  • PhD Studentship, molecular neuroscience, University of London 05/4/2007

  • Helsinki University of Technology - Network for Urban Studies Helsinki, Finland 13/4/2007

  • 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

  • CIPE International Essay Competition (2007) 31/5/2007

  • Dissertation and Young Investigator Grants 1/6/2007

  • MBA Corporate Social Responsibility Scholarships and Bursaries - University of Nottingham, UK 1/6/2007

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

  • MBA Corporate Social Responsibility Scholarships and Bursaries - University of Nottingham, UK 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

  • Gates Cambridge Scholarship - Cambridge University


  • C. Jobs/Internships

    1. Team Leader, Êurecna, Tanzania

    2. Communications Officer, Africa, IC/GLR Conference Secretariat

    3. Technical Generalist, Partners In Health, Malawi

    4. Senior Sector Study, Project Identification Component, Tanzania

    5. Early Warning Specialist, ACDI/VOCA, East Africa

    6. Chief of Party, HSSP Zambia, Abt Associates, Inc., Health Services

    7. Team Leader, RODECO Consulting GmbB, Congo

    8. Advisor Education sector, SNV, Nanyuki, Kenya

    9. Programme Coordinator , Cordaid, Nyamlell

    10. Water and Sanitation Engineer, UMCOR Sudan

    11. Senior Expert, Institutional and Organizational - Kigali

    12. Projects Manager BBC World Service Trust, Addis Ababa

    13. Project Officer, Emergency, UNICEF, Somalia

    14. Regional Humanitarian Coordinator, Plan International, East/Southern Africa

    15. Program Advisor (Agriculture & Natural Resources), Mercy

    16. Chief of Party,Management Sciences for Development, Cairo, Egypt, Marc

    17. Country Water and Sanitation Co-ordinator, Merlin, Ethiopia

    18. Industrial Development Officer, UNIDO,Vienna, Austria

    19. Experts for Detailed Feasibility Study, Agtel ICD, Mauritius and Vario

    20. Chief Technical Adviser, Census, UNFPA, Mbabane, Swaziland

    21. African Research Fellow, South Africa

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