Advance Africa Newsletter

May 2007 Part IV

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May 30 2007, ISSUE #039.

A. Scholarships

1. International Essay Contest for Young People

The United Nations has designated 2001-2010 as the "International Decade for a Culture of Peace and Non-Violence for the Children of the World." Essays may be submitted by anyone up to 25 years old in one of the following age categories; Children (ages up to 14) b) Youth (ages 15 - 25)

2. International Postgraduate Scholarships at Bristol University

The International Postgraduate Scholarships at Bristol University are for taught Master's programmes only. Applicants must hold an offer for a Taught Postgraduate programme at the University of Bristol.

3. Entrepreneurial Manager Scholarships - IMBA Scholarships, Netherlands

Nyenrode Business Universiteit has set up a full-tuition scholarships, intended for a students who would like to enroll in the International MBA (IMBA) program at Nyenrode Business Universiteit. Scholarships will only be awarded to those candidates being officially admitted to the 2007/2008 International MBA program.

4. MBA Scholarships - The Richard Metzler and Roland Berger AMCF Scholarships

Applications are herby invited for the Richard Metzler and Roland Berger AMCF Scholarships. The candidate must evidence a commitment to pursuing a career in the field of management consulting.

5. ICCR Scholarships - India

The Indian Council for Cultural Relations on behalf Government of India offers scholarships and fellowships to international students wishing to study in India in various programs and disciplines. Scholarships are also available for research work and non-formal courses (Religion, Classical Music, Dance and Crafts). ICCR offers 1804 scholarships every year under its various scholarship schemes.

6. IFC-FT Essay Competition

The International Finance Corporation of the World Bank Group (IFC) and the Financial Times (FT) are pleased to jointly announce their second annual IFC-FT Essay Competition. Six awards will be granted to the top papers as judged by the Awards Committee.

7. Highway Africa conference 2007

Highway Africa is an annual ICT conference hosted by Rhodes University which is situated in Grahamstown, South Africa. Currently, Highway Africa has a limited number of scholarships for practising African journalists.

8. MasterCard-U21Global Scholarship Program to Empower Women in Travel and Tourism

MasterCard Worldwide and U21Global have launched the second year of the MasterCard-U21Global scholarship program for women in travel and tourism. Organizations from the travel and tourism industry across Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Africa will be invited to nominate female employees who they believe will most benefit from the learning and exposure offered by such a scholarship.

9. Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts - Nebraska City, Nebraska

The Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts in Nebraska City, Nebraska, offers two- to eight-week residencies year-round for writers, visual artists, and music composers. The program provides housing, studio space, and a $100/week stipend.

10. International Residence at Couvent des Recolletes Paris, France

Applications are invited for International Residence at Couvent des Recolletes Paris , France . A 1500 € monthly allowance is allocated by the ministry of Foreign Affairs to support the artists' projects, and an assurance in case of illness during the stay.

11. United States Institute of Peace Senior Fellowships

The Jennings Randolph Program for International Peace awards Senior Fellowships to enable outstanding scholars, policy makers, journalists, and other professionals from around the world to conduct research at the U.S. Institute of Peace. The program attempts to match the recipient's earned income during the year preceding the fellowship, up to a maximum of $80,000 for ten months.

12. Tourism Cares Offers Worldwide Grant Program

Tourism Cares administers the Worldwide Grant Program to support worthy tourism-related nonprofit organizations working to preserve, conserve, and restore the world's natural, cultural, and historic treasures. Based on merit and availability of funds, grants of up to $100,000 each will be considered.

13. PhD Scholarship at Macquarie University

Two PhD scholarships are available in Ecological Modelling at Macquarie University. Candidates should have a background in one or more of the following areas: plant physiology, ecology, pure or applied mathematics, physics or statistics.

14 PhD Position - Biogeochemistry

A position leading to a PhD Degree is available for a highly-motivated student, devoted to productive scholarship, to conduct research on river ecology and biogeochemistry. M.S. degree required, with a thesis topic that addressed some aspect of riparian or stream ecology/biogeochemistry.

15. Lord Kelvin / Adam Smith PhD Scholarship in Stochastic Process Algebra Modelling, University of Glasgow, UK

Applications are invited for a Lord Kelvin/Adam Smith PhD Scholarship in Stochastic Process Algebra Modelling at University of Glasgow, UK. The studentship is suitable for candidates with a good first degree (or Masters) in Computing Science or Mathematics.

16. PhD Positions in Economics/Econometrics, Louis Pasteur University - France

The Faculty of Economics and Management at Louis Pasteur University (ULP) has a vacant PhD position - it is full time and open to external candidates. The candidate should have Master’s (MA, MSc or drs) or M.Phil in the area of economics and econometrics or related fields (mathematics, statistics) and has an interest in microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics.

17. PhD Scholarships in Business and Economics, University of Venice - Italy

Three-year financial support available for applicants to the Ph.D. in Business and the Ph.D. in Economics of the Advanced School of Economics, University of Venice, Italy. Applicants should have a degree with a good grade in Economics, Business Administration, a related discipline or in a field with a strong background in business or economics and quantitative methods.

18. PhD Scholarships at Jena Graduate Academy - Germany

The Universität Jena and the Max Planck Institute of Economics in Jena offer a DFG sponsored PhD Program in Economics to currently 32 outstanding young graduates on a full time basis. Applications are welcome from outstanding students who own a Diploma, Master, or equivalent in economics or related fields. The scholarships are kept open until suitable candidates are found.

19. PhD Studentships in Modeling of Phase Transfer in Multiphase Particles, The Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research, Germany

The Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research, Germany invites applications for these PhD studentships. Applicants should have a university degree in natural sciences or chemical engineering and ideally have a strong background in thermodynamics, heterogeneous chemistry or related disciplines.

20. PhD Studentships in Modeling of Phase Transfer in Multiphase Particles, The Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research, Germany

The Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research, Germany invites applications for these PhD studentships. Applicants should have a university degree in natural sciences or chemical engineering and ideally have a strong background in thermodynamics, heterogeneous chemistry or related disciplines.

21. PostDoctoral Position in Microfluidic Protein Crystallization, University of Chicago, USA

Interested and qualified person is being sought for a PostDoctoral Position in Microfluidic Protein Crystallization, USA at University of Chicago, USA. Experience in expression, purification, crystallization, and structural analysis of macromolecules is essential.

22. PhD Studentships in Electronic Engineering, University of Southampton, UK

Funded studentships of up to £12,600 plus payment of tuition fees are offered at School of Electronics and Computer Science, University of Southampton. Applicants should hold, or expect to obtain, a first or upper-second class degree in electronic engineering, or an appropriate engineering discipline.

23. PhD Studentship in Image Processing and Imaging Sciences, King’s College London, UK

Applications are invited for a PhD studentship in Image Processing within the Interdisciplinary Medical Imaging Group (IMIG), part of the Division of Imaging Sciences at King’s College London. Applicants should have a first or upper second degree in a numerate discipline (e.g. computer science, mathematics, physics) and have experience in computer programming (ideally in computer vision or image processing).

24. PhD Position in Parallel Linear Solvers at French Petroleum Institute/Paris VI University, France

The French Petroleum Institute at Paris VI University invites applications for a PhD position starting in October 2007. Strong background in numerical linear algebra and/or numerical methods for PDEs good programming skills are some of the desirable qualifications.

25. PhD Student Positions in Measuring and Modelling Electromagnetic Brain Activity, Radboud University, The Netherlands

Radboud University Nijmegen (NL) seeks an outstanding PhD-student for a project investigating the relationship between human working and long-term memory. Applicants with a background in cognitive psychology or physiology background are encouraged to apply.

26. PhD Position in XFEM-Simulation for Fluids, Aachen University - Germany

A PhD position is available at Aachen University from July 1st, 2007. A thorough knowledge of the classical finite element method (FEM) is required, and experience in computational fluid dynamics is preferred.

27. Macquarie University Research Excellence (MQRES) PhD Scholarship in Cultural Economics

A Macquarie University Research Excellence PhD scholarship is available in the Department of Economics in the field of cultural economics. The Division of Economic and Financial Studies will top-up the stipend to a maximum $A32,500 per annum for the successful applicant.

28. Postgraduate Scholarships in Environmental Protection, Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt - Germany

The Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt has established a German scholarship programme to promote promising young scientists in the field of environmental protection. Particularly excluded is financial backing for: Dissertations (submitted for a diploma), Doctoral or PhD thesis’ in progress, Travelling expenses for research stays in Germany or foreign countries among others.

29. Position in Physical Chemistry, State University of New York - USA

Postdoctoral Position is available at State University of New York - USA, to study kinetics and photochemistry of homogeneous and heterogeneous atmospheric reactions. Ph.D. in physical, analytical, or atmospheric chemistry required.

30. PhD Positions in Plant Ecology, Technische Universitat Munchen - Germany

Two open PhD-positions in Plant Ecology and Plant Pathology are being advertised at Technische Universität München, Freising, Germany. Candidates with a strong background/interest in modeling approaches, carrying a degree (Diploma/MSc) in Ecology, Botany, Forestry or related disciplines are strongly encouraged to apply.

31. PhD and Postdoc Scholarship, University of Queensland Social Research Centre

University of Queensland Social Research Centre is offering two PhD scholarships in overseas policing operations and a PhD Scholarship in Applied Statistics. The Scholarship is valued at A$25,000 per annum tax exempt for a period of 3 years with a possible extension of six months.

32. Doctoral Research Scholarship in Political Thought, School of Politics, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

One National Research Foundation (NRF) scholarship is on offer for three years doctoral research in the School of Politics, University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN), Durban, South Africa. The successful candidate will receive R45,000 per annum, which is sufficient to cover university and living expenses in South Africa, and this can be supplemented by employment within the School of Politics.

33. Postdoctoral Positions in Immunotoxicogenomics, Maastricht University, The Netherlands

An enthusiastic scientist, with a medical/biological background is being sought for a Postdoctoral Positions in Immunotoxicogenomics at Maastricht University. The ideal person has a medical/biological background, preferably with a PhD in molecular biology/cell biology/genetics.

B. Upcoming deadlines

  • Research Studentship in Law, King’s College London, UK 31/5/2007

  • 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

  • MBA Scholarships - The Richard Metzler and Roland Berger AMCF Scholarships 30/6/2007

  • International Essay Contest for Young People 30/6/2007

  • International Postgraduate Scholarships at University of Bristol - Taught Master's programmes only 30/6/2007

  • International Postgraduate Scholarships at Bristol University 30/6/2007

  • Entrepreneurial Manager Scholarships - IMBA Scholarships, Netherlands 1/7/2007

  • 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

  • University College London - Africa Educational Trust Undergraduate International Outreach Bursaries, UK 31/8/2007

  • IFC-FT Essay Competition 30/09/2007

  • 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

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

  • Victoria Masters by Thesis & PhD Scholarships 1/11/2007

  • Echoing Green Fellowship Program 1/12/2007

  • International Foundation for Science (IFS) Grants 31/12/2007

  • 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)

  • Alpha Delta Kappa, scholarships Jan/2008

  • ENS International Scholarships - France April/2008

  • Associated Board International Scholarships April/2008

  • C. Jobs/Internships

    1. Midwife, Médecins du Monde - Liberia

    2. Medical Doctor, Médecins du Monde - Liberia

    3. Project Support Manager, Norwegian Refugee Council - Uganda

    4. Procurement/Contracts Associate, UNOPS - Kenya

    5. Procurement and Contracting Specialist, UNDP - Kenya

    6. PHC Nurse, Merlin - Sudan(2 posts)

    7. Livelihoods Programme Manager, Intermon Oxfam, Sudan

    8. Human Resources and Administration Officer, CEAS, Sudan

    9. Police Training Strategy Expert, UNDP - Kenya

    10. Special Protection Units - Experts, Kenya

    11. Micronutrients Project Officer, UNICEF, Kenya

    12. Senior Editor, UN, Kenya

    13. Programme Manager, Danish Demining Group - Sudan

    14. Programme Assistant, FAS, Senegal

    15. Livelihoods and GBV Program Manager, Juba, CHF International, Sudan

    Scholarship 2016/17

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