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 appl