Advance Africa Newsletter

August 2007 Part I

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August 08 2007, ISSUE #046.

1. Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program

The Joint Japan World Bank Graduate Scholarship Programme is for study of Master's degree only. The suitable candidate must be between the ages of 25 and 45. The scholarship is Valued at $ 30, 000 per annum.

2. European Master Programme in Environmental Studies Scholarships

The European union is currently providing Joint European Master Programme in Environmental Studies Scholarships. JEMES provides students with a broad and excellent scientific background in the field and important skills such as teamwork, management of complex environmental processes, analytical competency, and high intercultural awareness.

3. Global Journalism Scholarships, Sweden

There are a limited number of full Global Journalism Scholarships on offer from the Swedish Development Agency and the Swedish Institute for needy and deserving students. The scholarship will cover travel, accommodation, insurance and other living expenses during the time spent in Sweden. 4. Research and Conservation Grants

Anyone may apply, including undergraduate, graduate, or post-doctoral students; researchers; educational institutions; conservation organizations; and government agencies. Applications for projects in developing countries with threatened bear species or populations are strongly encouraged.

5. Junior Professionals Program

The Junior Professionals (JP) Program is a two-year employment opportunity with the World Bank, for highly qualified people of Sub-Saharan African descent. It is required that the applicant be of 35 years of age or younger.

6. International Masters Programme in Environmental Studies and Sustainability Science

The Swedish Institute (SI) grants a number of LUMES - International Masters Programme in Environmental Studies and Sustainability Science scholarships as part of the Master Programme for Key Personnel in Developing Countries programme. Candidates from all countries in the world are eligible for these scholarships.

7. Moabi Stipendium for African Scientists

Applications are invited for Moabi stipend (of the range of 1000 - 2000 euros). Undergraduate, Master's and PhD students can apply. The person must be an African junior scientist.

8. Electric Power Engineering Scholarships - Chalmers University of Technology

The Swedish Institute offers Electric Power Engineering Scholarships to foreign students of ANY nationality. Previous University studies in Electrical Engineering are required.

9. e8 Sustainable Energy Development Scholarships

The e8 Sustainable Energy Development Scholarships are made available to outstanding students from developing countries and economies in transition, for a period of up to two years at the Masters and Post-Doctoral levels. Scholarships of US$ 23,000 per year for up to two years are offered for Masters level students.

10. Amity Exchange Teacher Program

The Amity Exchange Teacher program arranges for certified professional teachers to serve as temporary paid faculty at primary and secondary levels in USA. The Amity Exchange international teachers currently educate American students in a variety of fields including foreign languages, bilingual education, math, science and special education.

11. Amity Intern Teacher Program - USA

The Intern Teacher Program provides volunteer teaching assistants to serve as models of language and culture in US schools at all levels, from preschool through university. In order to qualify as an Amity Intern Teacher all applicants must be between the ages of 20 and 30 and single with no children.

12. International CIMO Fellowships for Young Researchers

The CIMO Fellowships programme is open to young researchers (after Master-level but not post-doctorate) from all countries and from all academic fields. The CIMO Fellowships programme is open to young researchers (after Master-level but not post-doctorate) from all countries and from all academic fields.

13. Micron Scholarship Program for Undergraduate - Singapore

These awards are tenable at the National University of Singapore or Nanyang Technological University. Applicants should have an excellent academic track record.

14. The University of Newcastle International Postgraduate Research Scholarships

These scholarships will be awarded to high calibre international applicants based on merit. The scholarship covers tuition fees and a living allowance will also be provided by the Faculty in which the scholarship recipient is enrolled.

15. The United Nations University Fellowship

United Nations University (UNU) share a strong commitment to capacity development, especially aiming to enhance the capacity of individuals and institutions in developing countries. The UNU fellowship covers full tuition, but Fellows need to fund their living expenses in Geneva throughout the academic part of the programme.

16. Fine arts and music school scholarships for Foreign Students

These scholarships are intended for students who have graduated from university (postgraduates) and who, by staying in Switzerland, will be able to further their education and to undertake research work in the fields in which the Swiss universities are particularly active. Students must have graduated from a university or university of applied sciences with at least a Bachelor Degree and enrol in Switzerland for studies at post-graduate level.

17. Windle Trust International Scholarships

Windle Trust International provides access to education and training for those affected by conflict in Africa. Talented young Africans are equiped to meet the challenges of development in their own countries.

18. The Kodak Fellowship in Film Preservation

The Kodak Fellowship in Film Preservation is designed to provide students with financial assistance for their formal education, practical experience through an intensive internship, and an introduction to the film archive community through participation in the AMIA conference. 2. The applicant must have a grade point average of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) in his/her most recently completed academic program.

19. AMIA Scholarship Program

AMIA Scholarship Program is designed specifically for students wishing to pursue careers in moving image archiving. To be eligible for these awards, a student must be enrolled FULL TIME in a graduate-level or other advanced program in moving image studies or production, library or information services, archival administration, museum studies or a related discipline; or must be accepted into such a program for the next academic year.

20. Calaspia International Essay Competition

Sought After Media LLC (USA) has announced Calaspia International Essay Competition, based on the internationally acclaimed novel, Conspiracy of Calaspia. Entrants must have been born on or after January 1, 1982.

21. 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.

22. MSc or PhD Studies Opportunity in Molecular Microbiology, University of Saskatchewan, Canada

Applications are invited for a MSc or PhD Studies Opportunity in Molecular Microbiology at University of Saskatchewan, Canada. The candidate should have a cumulative weighted average of 80% or above on the last two years of study from a recognized university.

23. Msc or PhD Studentships in Biochemistry/Food Science, University of Saskatchewan, Canada

A M.Sc. or Ph.D. student is sought in support of the Protein Quality and Utilization Program within the College of Agriculture and Bioresources at the University of Saskatchewan in Canada. Applicants must be highly motivated to pursue a research career.

24. Lee Kuan Yew Fellowship - The National University of Singapore

The National University of Singapore offers the Lee Kuan Yew Fellowship/School of Public Policy Graduate Fellowship to recognise outstanding MPM candidates who have clearly demonstrated outstanding leadership qualities and are committed to public service. This Fellowship fully finances the candidate’s education in the Master in Public Management programme.

25. The University of Queensland Brisbane International Scholarships, Australia

A number of scholarship opportunities available for outstanding international students intending to study in an EPSA undergraduate or coursework masters program. Students shall diligently and to the best of their ability apply themselves to the successful completion of their degree.

26. Why Games Matter - A Prescription for Improving Health and Health Care

A new competition seeks novel ways in which video and computer games can be used to help people manage their health and improve how their care is provided. All finalists will win the opportunity to attend the "Why Games Matter" Change Summit at the 2008 Games for Health conference, the premier event for game developers, researchers, funders, and other leaders in this growing field.

27. Association of Commonwealth Universities Titular Fellowships

Titular Fellowships enable the universities of the Commonwealth to develop the human resources of their institutions and countries through the interchange of people, knowledge, skills and technologies. Fellowships are NOT intended for degree courses, or for immediately postdoctoral programmes; they cannot be held in the country in which the applicant currently works and they cannot be held concurrently with other awards.

28. Graphic Design Contest

Youth Service America will recognize a graphic designer, between the ages of 10 and 25, with an award of $2,000 to design the covers and booklet template for the Global Youth Service Day 2008 planning tools. The application deadline is Friday August 10, 2007 at 5:00 pm EST.

29. The Disney Minnie Grants 2007

The Walt Disney Company and Youth Service America are pleased to announce grants of up to $500 to support youth-led service projects. Applications are welcome from all countries, though applications will only be accepted in English.

30. 2007 Google Australia Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship

Applications are invited for the 2007 Google Australia Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship. Candidates must be a female student who studied one or more years of a B.Sc/B.Eng, or enrolled in an M.Sc/M.Eng or PhD program (or equivalent) in 2007/2008.

31. International Fee Scholarships, The University of Queensland, Australia

The scholarships are awarded to assist outstanding students studying programs in the Social and Behavioural Sciences at The University of Queensland. To be eligible for a fee scholarship, you must be an international student and eligible for an Australian government student visa.

32. Spencer Foundation Dissertation Fellowships

The Spencer Foundation Dissertation Fellowships Program seeks to encourage a new generation of scholars from a wide range of disciplines and professional fields to undertake research relevant to the improvement of education. Applicants need not be citizens of the United States; however, they must be candidates for the doctoral degree at a graduate school within the United States.

33. PhD Scholarships in Human Computer Interaction, Research Institute of Hasselt University, Belgium

Call for applications for PhD Scholarships in Human Computer Interaction at the Expertise Centre for Digital Media research institute of Hasselt University in Belgium. The applicants must hold an academic license (4 years), master (5 years) or equivalent diploma in computer science.

34. International Scholarship for Postgraduate Student, University of Sydney, Australia

The University of Sydney invites candidates who are eligible to undertake a Postgraduate Research Degree or Master’s by Research program at this University to apply for the International Research Scholarship. The USydIS will cover tuition fees and living allowance for up to three years with a possibility of one semester’s extension for PhD students.

35. 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.



B. Upcoming deadlines

  • 2007 Google Australia Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship 13/8/2007

  • 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

  • Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Scholarships - Sir Halley Stewart Fellowship 30/09/2007

  • Japanese Award for Outstanding Research on Development 17/09/2007

  • Medals for Research on Development 17/09/2007

  • IFC-FT Essay Competition 30/09/2007

  • International Organizations MBA Scholarships 30/09/2007

  • Junior Professionals Program October

  • 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

  • The 2007 Global Development Awards and Medals Competition 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

  • Moabi Stipendium for African Botanists

  • 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

  • Josephine de Karman Fellowship Trust Jan/2008

  • Electric Power Engineering Scholarships - Chalmers University of Technology Mid Jan every year

  • European Master Programme in Environmental Studies Scholarships 31/Jan/2008

  • Eiffel Scholarships, Masters and PhD 01/Feb/2008

  • ENS International Scholarships - France April/2008

  • Associated Board International Scholarships April/2008

  • National Geographic Society Grants - Research and Exploration Grants

  • EADB Graduate Scholarship in Development Studies

  • e8 Sustainable Energy Development Scholarships May 15/2008

  • Hermes Creative Awards May 25/2008

  • International Masters Programme in Environmental Studies and Sustainability Science Nov 1



  • C. Jobs/Intenships

  • Project Manager - CESVI, DRC

  • Finance and Administration Officer - Merlin, DRC

  • Scholarship 2016/17

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