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April 23 2007, ISSUE #035.

April 2007 Part IV

A. Scholarships

1. Echoing Green Fellowship Program

The Echoing Green Fellowship Program offers fellowships to individuals and to partnerships of no more than two individuals. Individual Fellowships get $30,000 per year for two years and Partnership Fellowships get $45,000 per year (per project, not per individual) for two years. Grants are irrespective of citizenship and can be used for projects in Africa.

2. Undergraduate Scholarships in Architecture and Engineering, Politecnico di Torino

The SiTI project offers international students the possibility to receive a scholarship and other benefits to graduate from the Politecnico di Torino attending a Bachelor of Science course in Architecture or Engineering. Having not Italian citizenship or being an Italian citizen who has obtained a secondary school diploma abroad is one of the requirements.

3. Urban Forestry and Urban Greening Scholarships - Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

AMOLF invites applications for PhD position in Dynamics of water interacting with proteins. A salary of up to 2,405 euro per month will be awarded. 4. Coastal Zone Management Master's Scholarships - Gotland University, Sweden

The Swedish Institute will award Design for Coastal Zone Management Master's Scholarships. The number of available scholarships varies from year to year, and competition is keen.

5. Carnegie Mellon University - AusAID Scholarships

Applications are invited for Carnegie Mellon University-AusAID Scholarships. Benefits include full tuition, return economy airfares, a contribution to living expenses, and basic medical insurance.

6. The Borlaug Leadership Enhancement in Agriculture Program (LEAP)

Funded by the USAID, LEAP will enhance the quality of thesis research of graduate students from developing countries who show strong promise as leaders in the field of agriculture and related disciplines as defined by Title XII. An eligible candidate for a Borlaug LEAP grant must be a citizen of a USAID-assisted country.

7. Rad University International Prize Competition

This competition is open to all communications, computer science and engineering students currently registered at an accredited university or college anywhere in the world. Gift certificates for winners and runners-up will be awarded in each of the topics, as well as the best-animated tutorial, the best interactive tutorial, and the best HTML tutorial.

8. Undergraduate Scholarships in Textile Engineering, Politecnico di Torino

International students have a possibility to receive a scholarship and other benefits to graduate from the Politecnico di Torino attending this course at the Biella campus. Students who graduate in Textile Engineering will have the possibility to be admitted without any additional credit charge to the Master of Science course in Chemical Engineering at the Politecnico di Torino (2 years, held in Italian) or to the E-TEAM European Master.

9. Developing and Advancing Excellence in Researchers - Thuthuka, South Africa

The Thuthuka Programme is aimed at the development and support of people, infrastructure, facilities and systems. Applications for funding of projects within the different sub-programmes open on 4 April 2007.

10. Merit Scholarship Programme for High Technology (MSP)

The IDB Merit Scholarship Programme for High Technology (MSP) aims at developing technically qualified human resources in the IDB member countries by providing scholarships to promising and outstanding scholars and researchers. The suitable candidate has a record of publications/research in the same field.

11. Liberty Seminar Scholarships Germany

Applications are invited for Liberty Seminar Scholarships Germany. The scholarship programme covers all expenses except travel ones.

12. Liberty Seminar Hunedoara, Deva, Romania

The Liberty Seminar is open to Junior, Senior, or Graduate students and recent Graduates. Accepted applicants are awarded scholarships, covering the cost of the program, room and board on a college campus, and materials and books.

13. Liberty Seminar Leuven, Belgium

Applications are invited for Liberty Seminar Leuven, in Belgium. Participants get to learn from each other and are in contact with different cultures, education and ways of life. All expenses are covered except travel ones.

14. Abbott & Fenner Awards Scholarship

The winner(s) of the Abbott & Fenner Awards Scholarship will receive their award within 2 weeks of the listed deadline. The winner will be awarded $1,000.

15. Master and PhD Scholarship for Foreign Students, Slovak

Applications are invited for Master and PhD Scholarship for Foreign Students, established to support mobility of students, PhD. students, university teachers and researchers. University students receive 7 000 SKK while PhD. students receive 14 000 SKK.

16. Scholarship Opportunities for Postgraduate from Al-Maktoum Foundation For Arabic and Islamic Studies - UK

Al-Maktoum Foundation offers an open scholarships competition for postgraduate students to study at Al-Maktoum. Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis to outstanding candidates on the basis of academic distinction.

17. PhD on Experimental host-parasite coevolution

University of Tuebingen invites applications for PhD on Experimental host-parasite coevolution. Candidates have high motivation, excellent background in evolutionary ecology. Women are especially encouraged to apply.

18. PhD position: Dynamics of water interacting with proteins

AMOLF invites applications for PhD position in Dynamics of water interacting with proteins. A salary of up to 2,405 euro per month will be awarded.

19. PhD Studentships in Empirical Economics, University of Granada

The University of Granada invites applications for a new doctoral program on Empirical Economics, beginning in September 2007. The program is intended to educate social scientists to undertake top research in Economics and Management.

20. EPSRC PhD Studentship - Emerging Sustainability, University College London

Applications are invited from exceptional individuals to undertake a PhD in the topic of sustainability and emergence. The award will include EU/UK fees and standard EPSRC stipend for a three year full-time PhD.

21. The NATS PhD Studentship in Air Traffic Management

Applications are invited for a PhD studentship in Air Traffic Management (ATM). The studentship comprises a bursary for three years and payment of College fees at the home/EU rate.

22. MPhil/PhD Studentships at King’s College London

The King’s College London will be offering a total of 25 Graduate School research studentships in the 2007-8 academic year. Annual stipend £14600 approx. for 2007/08 for up to three years will be awarded.

23. PhD and Postdoctoral Grants at Medical Imaging Lab - NTNU

Medical Imaging Laboratory for Innovative Future Healthcare (MI Lab) is applying for outstanding and creative students for PhD and postdoctoral grants. The duration of the grants are 3 years for PhD and 2 years for post docs.

24. Postdoctoral Position in Molecular Biology and Mouse Genetics, USA

This is a full-time post-doctoral position funded for two years with a possibility of being extended to four years. The successful candidate shall be highly motivated and have strong background in the fields of molecular biology, mouse genetics, and developmental biology.

B. Upcoming deadlines

  • 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

  • Renal Discoveries Grant Program 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

  • Exoplanetary Systems Research - Utrecht University 1/5/2007

  • Scholarships in Rehabilitation and Related Research for Graduate Students with Disabilities 1/5/2007

  • PhD and Masters Studentships in Soft-Condensed Matter - University of Saskatchewan, Canada 1/5/2007

  • Olive W Garvey Fellowship 1/5/2007

  • Postgraduate Scholarships For Students From Developing Countries 2/5/2007

  • University of Liverpool International Scholarships 4/5/2007

  • Business School Scholarships Competition 7/5/2007

  • Christine Bolt Scholarship 15/5/2007

  • Young Social Entrepreneurs Invited to Apply for YouthActionNet Awards 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

  • Part Scholarships Postgraduate for Study, University of Glasgow 31/5/2007

  • 2008 Japanese Government 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

  • Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies Masters Scholarships 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

  • International Office Scholarships - University of Nottingham UK 6/7/2007

  • The New Zealand International Doctoral Research Scholarships 15/7/2007

  • Economics and MSc Money Banking and Finance Scholarships 31/7/2007

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

  • Rad University International Prize Competition 31/7/2007

  • PhD Studentships in Psychology, University of Birmingham in UK 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

  • Distance Learning Course Bursaries - University of London 31/10/2007

  • Echoing Green Fellowship Program 1/12/2007

  • 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

  • Bursaries for Undergraduate International Students studying Psychology

  • Higher Education Masters Programme in Africa Scholarships

  • King Faisal Foundation Scholarships

  • Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship

  • Master in Maritime Law Scholarships - Lund University, Sweden

  • MSc in Environmental Engineering Scholarships - Luleå University of Technology

  • Design for Sustainable Development Scholarships - Charlmers University of Technology, Sweden

  • Coastal Zone Management Master's Scholarships - Gotland University, Sweden

  • Urban Forestry and Urban Greening Scholarships - Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

  • Merit Scholarship Programme for High Technology (MSP)

  • Carnegie Mellon University - AusAID Scholarships

  • The Borlaug Leadership Enhancement in Agriculture Program (LEAP)

  • C. Jobs/Internships

    1. Intern, Clinton Foundation HIV/AIDS Initiative, Liberia

    2. Chief Technical Adviser, FAO, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

    3. Project Manager, UNDP, Kigali, Rwanda

    4. Rural Health Analyst, William J Clinton Foundation, Kigali, Rwanda

    5. Project Manager, Danish Refugee Council, Monrovia, Liberia

    6. HR Manager, FINCA Tanzania, Dar es Salaam

    7. Procurement Analyst, William J Clinton Foundation, Malawi

    8. Programme Manager, Harper, Liberia

    9. International Expert on Anti-Corruption, UNDP, Cameroon

    10. Program Officer, Ford Foundation, Nairobi, Kenya

    11. Administration Manager, Sudan, World Relief

    12. Watsan Programme Manager(2 Positions), Action Against Hunger, East and South Sudan

    13. Chief Financial Officer, FINCA Malawi

    14. Several Positions-YPP, African Development Bank, Tunisia

    15. Senior Conflict Advisor, ActionAid, Nairobi or Johannesburg

    16. Communications Coordinator, Quaker Peace and Social witness, South Africa

    17. Advisor to the Deputy Minister of Health Services, Clinton Foundation

    18. Consultant, International Development Research Centre, Cairo

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