Advance Africa Newsletter

March 2007 Part III

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March 20 2007, ISSUE #030.

A. Scholarships

1. Undergraduate Scholarships in Medicine - Medical Scholarships to be offered across the Caribbean

The University of Grenada is to offer 75 full Undergraduate Scholarships in Medicine to people from across the British Commonwealth in an attempt to tackle the region’s ‘brain drain’. Preference for the scholarships is to be given to developing countries and small states.

2. Commonwealth-Grenada St. George’s University Scholarship Program

The Commonwealth-Grenada St. George’s University Scholarship Program will offer 75 full tuition scholarships over the next few years to qualified students from Commonwealth countries, with preference to students from developing countries and small states. Both undergraduate and postgraduate scholarships are on offer.

3. IAD Tuition Fellowship (Master's Degree Scholarship at Cornell University,USA)

The Institute for African Development - IAD Tuition Fellowship Award is a one-year non-renewable and non-extendable fellowship awarded on a competitive basis to graduate students from sub Saharan Africa. Offered on an annual basis, the fellowship covers tuition and fees for one academic year.

4. Taiwan ICDF International Higher Education Scholarship Programs 2007Fully Funded Masters and PhD Scholarships in Various Subjects

The Taiwan ICDF International Higher Education Scholarship Programs 2007 applications are being accepted. Postgraduate masters and PhD scholarships are available in different areas of study including agriculture, business, technology, health, nursing, aquatic science, environment, and engineering.

5. Elva Knight Research Grant (funding available to students in African universities)

The Elva Knight Research Grant provides up to US$10,000 for research in reading and literacy. Contingent upon available funds in any given year, as many as four grants may be awarded. Non-North Americans and classroom teachers are especially encouraged to apply.

6. MA in Modern Slavery Studies, MA in Diversity, Culture and Identity and MA in Criminology and Human Rights Scholarships, University of Hull

The MA in Modern Slavery Studies offers students the opportunity to study slavery and emancipation in various historical contexts and to explore the conditions under which slavery continues to exist today. 10 Bicentenary Scholarships are available for MA in Modern Slavery Studies, MA in Diversity, Culture and Identity and MA in Criminology and Human Rights.

7. 100 Master Scholarships for Foreign Students - Politecnico di Milano, Italy

Every year there is the opportunity to request consideration for specific scholarships offered to international students. On the on-line application form, candidates may express their desire to be considered for the financially- based merit scholarships they are eligible for. Students obtaining a scholarship will have to pay only a nominal tuition fee of €144.

8. Master of Nonprofit Organizations Scholarships (Mandel Scholarship, USA)

Full-time applicants for the Master of Nonprofit Organizations (MNO) degree at Mandel Center for Nonprofit Organisations, Case Western Reserve University , may qualify for a merit-based full tuition scholarship. International students are encouraged to apply.

9. Scholarships at Alta Scuola Politecnica(ASP), Italy

The Alta Scuola Politecnica is launching a call for applications addressed to young talents who want to develop their interdisciplinary capabilities for leading and promoting innovation. The ASP, through a highly selective process, will give 150 scholarships to promising foreign students for study in Italy.

10. Fellowships to Promote Mental Health Journalism

Applications are invited for fellowships to promote mental health journalism. The Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism include stipends of up to US$10,000, and additionally cover all travel, research, and related expenses.

11. Institute for African Development Travel Grants

The Institute for African Development Travel Grants are offered in conjunction with the Einaudi Center for International Studies, to Graduate students who wish to carry out research in Africa.

12. Du Bois-Mandela-Rodney Fellowship

The Center for Afroamerican and African Studies (CAAS) at the University of Michigan invites applications for the Du Bois-Mandela-Rodney Post-doctoral Fellowship Program from scholars working on Africa or the African diaspora. The fellowship package is worth $45,000 plus health insurance coverage.

13. Five College African Scholars Program

The Five College African Scholars program is dedicated to supporting the research of individual scholars in Africa, strengthening partnerships among scholars in Africa and the United States , and enriching the study of Africa . Fellowships are awarded each year to African scholars. Women and men throughout Africa , particularly those who have not had recent access to such opportunities, are encouraged to apply.

14. Scholarships in Economics and Finance - Ca Foscari University of Venice, Italy

The International Master's in Economics and Finance is a post graduate programme, in accordance with the Italian University system. For the 5 worthiest students part of the fee will be waived. Financial aid in the form of student loans is also available.

15. Spencer Dissertation Fellowships for Research Related to Education

Approximately 30 non-renewable Spencer Dissertation Fellowships for Research Related to Education are awarded each year to encourage scholars from a wide range of disciplines and professional fields to undertake research relevant to the improvement of education. No citizenship requirements.

16. Postgraduate Research Studentship, University of Bedfordshire

The University of Bedfordshire wishes to support a Master of Research Bursary in order to develop an annual festival for new and young practitioners in all aspects of Media, Art and Design. The festival will act as a showcase for students and practitioners, be an exemplar for young people and engender an enthusiasm and vigor for this area of study.

17. Research Scholarships in Architecture, Property and Urban Development, University of Westminster London - UK

University of Westminster London is currently offering up to 5 bursaries to well qualified candidates who wish to register for Research Scholarships in Architecture, Property and Urban Development.

18. PhD Studentship in Cancer Research, University College London

A PhD studentship is available at University College London. The PhD studentship has a stipend of £16,000 in the first year with annual increments over each of the following two years.

19. PhD Studentships in Psychology, University of Birmingham

The School of Psychology is offering up to 10 University and Research Council funded research studentships for students wishing to start a research degree in October. The studentships pay the tuition fee and a maintenance allowance currently £12,300 per annum. Home and international students are eligible to be considered for these studentships.

20. PhD Studentship, Population Biology, University of Plymouth, UK

Faculty of Science at University of Plymouth, UK invites applications for PhD Studentship, Population Biology. A salary stipend of £13600 per anum will also be paid to the successful candidate.

21. Funded PhD Opportunities, Human Rights Study, Queen's University Belfast - UK

Queens University Belfast is delighted to announce two new scholarships in the area of human rights. The winner will receive an award which will cover fees and a living allowance of up to £12, 000 per year.

22. PhD Studentships (2)- Molecular Ecology and Soil Microbiology, VU University Amsterdam

The Department of Animal Ecology at the VU University Amsterdam and the Centre for Terrestrial Ecology at the Netherlands Institute for Ecology are looking for two enthusiastic PhD’s. Salary is eur 2000 - 2500 and can even be up to a maximum of eur 2502.

23. Ph.D. Position in Molecular & Cellular Biology (Alzheimer's), EPFL, Switzerland

The EPFL and the Brain Mind Institute are seeking an outstanding and highly motivated PhD student for a project with focus on the regulatory mechanisms of γ-secretase, an intramembrane-cleaving protease directly implicated in Alzheimers Disease as it releases the neurotoxic amyloid β-peptide (Aβ) from its large precursor (APP).

24. PhD Studentship, Population Biology, University of Plymouth, UK

Faculty of Science at University of Plymouth, UK invites applications for PhD Studentship, Population Biology. A salary stipend of £13600 per anum will also be paid to the successful candidate.

25. PhD Scholarships at University of Heidelberg

University of Heidelberg invites applications for PhD Scholarships. To be eligible for PhD studies at the University of Heidelberg , applicants should have a Master of Science degree (or equivalent). Applicants who do not have a Master thesis may be accepted if they can prove their ability to carry out independent research projects.

26. PhD Scholarship in Development NGOs and Human Rights Education

The PhD Scholarship in Development NGOs and Human Rights Education will be awarded to the applicant whose research proposal suggests outstanding experience and potential for this study. The successful student will work with the International Centre for Education for Democratic Citizenship (ICEDC). Although you will be based in London , previous experience of a British context is not essential.

27. PhD Scholarships at Macquarie University, Sydney

Four PhD Scholarships at Macquarie University, Sydney are available. Each scholarship pays $19,616 living allowance per annum, tax exempt, (2007) and the tenure is 3.5 years full time, subject to satisfactory progress.

28. International PhD Program in Cell Communication in Health and Disease, Medical University of Vienna

A PhD Program in biomolecular Medicine supported by the Austrian Science Fund, has been established at the Medical University of Vienna. PhD students will receive funding for at least three years including support to visit international conferences and specialized workshops.

29. PhD Scholarships in Public Policy and Management at The Simon Institute, Manchester Business School - UK

The Simon Institute is offering two full time PhD scholarships to support research in Public Policy and Management. Successful applicants will receive their tuition fees plus a maintenance award of £12,300 per annum.

30. PhD Student Position in Cancer Models TU Munich, Germany

A graduate/doctoral student position is available at the Technical University Munich. The position is part of a project funded by the German Cancer Research Foundation (Deutsche Krebshilfe) to establish physiological animal models of human cancer.

31. Postdoctoral Position in Biochemistry/Biophysics, University of Oslo - Norway

A three-year position is available at the Department of Molecular Biosciences (IMBV) on the project Personnel for biological Raman and magnetic circular dichroism studies funded by the Research Council of Norway. Applicants that will complete their Ph D degree by end of August or first week of September may also apply.

B. Upcoming deadlines

  • 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

  • Postgraduate Research Studentship, University of Bedfordshire 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

  • Master Scholarships for Foreign Students - Politecnico di Milano, Italy 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

  • 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

  • Master of Nonprofit Organizations Scholarships (Mandel Scholarship, USA) 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Commonwealth-Grenada St. George’s University Scholarship Program 15/09/2007

  • 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

  • Undergraduate Scholarships in Medicine - Medical Scholarships to be offered across the Caribbean

  • Elva Knight Research Grant (funding available to students in African universities)

  • Spencer Dissertation Fellowships for Research Related to Education

  • The Center for Afroamerican and African Studies

  • Du Bois-Mandela-Rodney Fellowship

  • Institute for African Development Travel Grants

  • IAD Tuition Fellowship (Master's Degree Scholarship at Conrell University,USA)

  • Fellowships to Promote Mental Health Journalism

  • C. Jobs/Internships

    1. Africa Program Internship Opportunities

    2. Agricultural Economics & Management/Team Leader, GRM International

    3. Epidemiologist, Resident Advisor, CTS Global Inc, South Africa

    4. Programme Officer,UNOPS, Abeche, Chad

    5. Sub-Office Operations Officer, UNOPS, Sudan

    6. Country Manager, Liberia, Medical Teams International

    7. Logistician/Administrator, Action Against Hunger, Congo

    8. International Project Manager, ICON Institute, Senegal

    9. Project Design and Management Specialist, GRM, Tanzania

    10. Director, Shared Services, Family Health International, Nairobi

    11. Field Project Leader, Bioversity International, Ethiopia

    12. Mediation & Anti-Gender Based Violence Specialists, Rule of Law

    13. Policy Advisers, UNDP, Johannesburg

    14. Environmental Scientist, Impact Assessment Specialist, GRM - Tanzania

    15. Specialist in Monitoring and Evaluation in Education, World Learning

    16. Senior Advisors Improvement Income Opportunities, SNV

    17. Senior Advisor Energy and Environment, SNV World, Mbale

    18. Short and Medium Term Consultants, World Learning, Egypt

    19. Program Manager, Southern Africa, Population Services International

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