Advance Africa Newsletter
July 2007 Part V
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.
July 30 2007, ISSUE #045.
1. Sheikh Kamal Adham Fellowship(Egypt)
The Sheikh Kamal Adham fellowship is awarded annually by the American University in Cairo, to one qualified graduate student who is a candidate for the Graduate Diploma in Electronic Journalism in the Journalism and Mass Communication Department. Financial need, academic performance in the program are considered for elgibility.
2. International Organizations MBA Scholarships(Switzerland)
The University of Geneva will offer two UNU fellowships for the upcoming IOMBA intake. UNU fellows will be mid-career professionals from developing countries, who would be expected to apply and disseminate their newly acquired knowledge and skills in promoting the socio-economic development of their own and other developing countries.
3. Graduate Women In Science Grants and Fellowships(Worldwide)
To be eligible for Graduate Women In Science Grants and Fellowships, the applicant must be enrolled as a graduate student, or engaged in post-doctoral or early-stage academic research, and demonstrate financial need for continuation or completion of their research. Awards will be made to women holding a degree from a recognized institution of higher learning.
4. Masters in Special Education Needs Scholarships(Europe)
The Erasmus Mundus Masters in Special Education Needs Scholarships are for study in UK, Czech Republic and Netherlands. This one year Master’s programme focuses on Special Education Needs (SEN) within Europe and beyond.
5. Australian National University Undergraduate Scholarships(Australia)
About five Australian National University Undergraduate Scholarships are offered every year. These full undergraduate tuition scholarships are available for students from any country.
6. Josephine de Karman Fellowship Trust(Undergraduate & Postgraduate in USA)
The Josephine de Karman Fellowship Trust awards ten (10) fellowships, $16,000 for graduate students or $8,000 for undergraduate students every year. Applicants should have manifested exceptional ability and serious purpose.
7. Roothbert Fund scholarships(Undergraduate & Postgraduate in USA)
The Roothbert Fund scholarships Program makes grants for undergraduate or graduate study at accredited colleges or universities. The Fund seeks candidates who are "motivated by spiritual values," and works to foster fellowship among them.
8. Charlotte Conservation Fellowships(tenable in any African University)
Charlotte Conservation Fellowships provide support for African nationals pursuing masters degree courses or doctoral research. Each scholarship is valued at a maximum cost of US$ 25,000.
9. The Bentley Cropping Systems Fellowship(Any developing country or Canada)
The Bentley Cropping Systems Fellowship provides assistance to Canadian and developing country graduate students with a university degree in Agriculture, Forestry or Biology, who wish to undertake post-graduate, applied on-farm research with cooperating farmers in a developing country. Applicants must be enrolled full-time in a graduate program at a recognized university in Canada or in a developing country for the duration of the award period.
10. World Council of Churches Scholarships Programme(Worldwide)
The World Council of Churches Scholarships Programme is open to all women and men, lay and ordained, who are recommended by a WCC member church or related church organization. Candidates should be well qualified to undertake the requested programme and be willing to participate fully in the life of the host community during the period of study.
11. Film and Fiction Scholarships(USA)
The IHS Film & Fiction Scholarships of up to $10,000 in tuition and stipend are awarded by the IHS to support students who will be pursuing a Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) degree in film making, fiction writing, or playwriting full-time.
12. IDRC Internship Award(Any developing country or Canada)
The IDRC Internship awards provide exposure to research for international development through a program of training in research management and grant administration under the guidance of IDRC program staff. Interns doing their internship in Canada will receive a salary in a range from $33,201 to $38,434 per year*, depending on qualifications and experience.
13. M.A. Economics of International Trade and European Integration Scholarship(Europe)
Only 3rd country students and scholars are eligible for an Erasmus Mundus M.A. Economics of International Trade and European Integration Scholarship. For each student the scholarship amounts to 21,000 Euro per academic year.
14. European Master in Lifelong Learning: Policy and Management Scholarships(Europe)
The European Commission offers European Master in Lifelong Learning: Policy and Management Scholarships. To be considered for admission the candidate has a good first degree (humanities or social sciences) from a recognised institution of higher education.
15. Charles Pick Fellowship(UK)
The Charles Pick Fellowship seeks to give support to the work of a new and, as yet, unpublished writer of fictional or non-fictional prose. Applicants for the Fellowship must be writers of fictional or non-fictional prose in English who have not yet published a book.
16. EADB Graduate Scholarship in Development Studies(tenable in East Africa only)
This EADB Graduate Scholarship in Development Studies programme offers three (3) scholarships each year to citizens of Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda who wish to pursue studies leading to a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Development Studies in a recognized institution of higher learning in East Africa. Each scholarship covers tuition fees, subsistence allowance, travel, and other related expenses.
17. The Rex Collings Memorial Fund(Africa only)
The Rex Collins fund provides grants to support writing and publishing in Africa. It has, over the past few years, supported people on publishing courses in South Africa, the training of illustrators in Somaliland and the supply of reference books for text book writers in Southern Sudan.
18. Andrzejewski Memorial Fund(Horn of Africa)
The Andrzejewski Memorial Fund supports language research and development, journalism, broadcasting and education in the Horn of Africa. In the past it has supported PhD students studying Somali poetry and theatre, minority languages in Ethiopia and Eritrea.
19. Emergency Small Grants Programme(UK)
This provides emergency small grants to students who have come from Africa to study in the UK but run into unexpected financial difficulties in their last few months of study. Recipients have to be in the final two or three months of completing their research or degree courses, which has lasted three or four years, and are in danger of having to return home without finishing.
20. Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Leicester, UK
Applications are invited for a Graduate Teaching Assistant. This is a fixed-term appointment for four years; this period is designed to allow sufficient time for a student to complete the research for a PhD whilst taking into account the teaching duties.
21. PhD Scholarships in Business Administration, University of Bologna - Italy
The PhD program in Business Administration of the University of Bologna trains brilliant researchers in the fields of management, by offering courses in several areas such as organization theory, business strategy, marketing, technology and innovation management, research methods, statistics, econometrics. Applications from foreign students are encouraged.
Health and Nutrition Program Manager, Save the Children Alliance - Sudan
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