Advance Africa Newsletter

August 2007 Part II

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Serving Africans around the world.

August 15 2007, ISSUE #047.

1. Scholarship in Health Care and Management in Tropical Countries

A limited number of scholarships are exclusively reserved for participants from developing countries working in or wishing to engage in primary health care/public health or district-level health services. Candidates must have a very good command of English, and have adequate academic or other training.

2. Human Rights Scholars Program

The Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice will begin accepting applications for the Human Rights Scholars program for the 2007-08 academic year. One or more students committed to the study and practice of human rights law will receive scholarships, each of which includes an award of up to $5,000.

3. Master Scholarships in Technologies for Embedded Computing, Cork Institute of Technology, Ireland

The TEC Centre is currently seeking a highly motivated, resourceful people for the following research and development position within the TEC Centre. A suitable graduate for this project is expected to have a good honours degree in electronic, computer engineering or equivalent at upper second class or first class level. 4. 6th International photography competition

The Grand Prix International de Photographie de Vevey is a competition endowed with a first prize of CHF 30'000.- (approx. 18'000 €). The competition is open to professional artists and photographers, as well as to trainees photographer.

5. The Bentley Cropping Systems Fellowship

The Bentley Cropping Systems Fellowship enables graduate students from any developing country to study for MA, PhD or Post Doc in any African country or Canada. Applicants must be enrolled full-time in a graduate program (Master’s, doctoral, post-doctoral) at a recognized university in Canada or in a developing country for the duration of the award period.

6. Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation

The Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation(PGSF) dispenses undergraduate college scholarships and graduate fellowship assistance to talented men and women interested in graphic communications careers. All scholarship students must be full-time students. Scholarships are not awarded for part-time study.

7. Rhodes Scholarships

Rhodes Scholarships are tenable for full time study at the University of Oxford, England. A Rhodes Scholar receives £9,840 sterling a year as a personal allowance in Oxford and this is adjusted annually.

8. Master In International Health Scholarships - University of Copenhagen

Danida provides a number of Master In International Health Scholarships at University of Copenhagen for students from some developing countries. Please follow this link to see if your country is eligible.

9. MBA and MPA Scholarship by Management - Institute of Canada

The MIC-Canadian Private Overseas Online Program (MCPOP)" awards scholarships to candidates from Asia, the Middle East and Africa for Distance Learning Executive MBA and MPA degrees, on the basis of academic and professional merit.

10. Grants in Capacity Building in Malaria Course, with a focus on e-Learning

The grants in Capacity Building in Malaria Course are for researchers, public health personnel and care givers. The minimum requirement is a BSc or Master degree, several years of professional experience and basic computer skills (at least on word processing).

11. Scholarships for Professional Master on Technologies for E Government, University of Trento, Italy

This is a 1-year, professional master, whose goal is to form attendees so that they have a profile which is highly attractive for companies. Extra scholarships are available for this course. To allow for these extra scholarships to be filled, the start date of the master has been postponed until Oct 1st.

12. DAAD Scholarship Programme

DAAD Scholarship Programmes have benefited hundreds of African students since inception. The ideal candidate should possess a Bachelor degree first class honours or second class honours upper division.

13. Constance McCullough Award

The Constance McCullough Award carries a monetary prize of US$5,000. It is awarded annually to assist a member of the International Reading Association in the investigation of reading-related problems and to encourage international professional development activities that are carried out in countries outside North America.

14. John Robertson Sports Scholarship, University of Aberdeen - UK

This Scholarship is available to any student commencing an undergraduate full-time degree course at the University of Aberdeen. The eligible student shows an outstanding record of achievement in their chosen sport, with a strong commitment to realising their sporting potential at the very higest level.

15. PhD Studentships in Biological Nanomaterials, Queen Mary, University of London, UK

Applications are invited from prospective students interested in understanding the mechanical function of biological materials at the nanoscale. Potential students should be highly motivated and ideally have a degree in applied physical sciences, although a background in biological sciences will also be considered.

16. PhD Scholarship - development of textural anisotropy

Candidates with excellent first degrees in the areas of physics, mathematics, computer science and geophysics are encouraged to apply for this PhD Scholarship. Applications will begin to be reviewed from August 31st and will continue until the positions are filled.

B. Upcoming deadlines

  • MSc in Computation Informatics Scholarships - UK 31/8/2007

  • John Robertson Sports Scholarship, University of Aberdeen - 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

  • MBA and MPA Scholarship by Management - Institute of Canada

  • C. Jobs/Intenships

  • Cooperative Specialist Consultancy, CHF International - Rwanda

  • Governance Consultant, CHF International - Rwanda

  • AIDS Relief Nigeria Chief of Party - Catholic Relief Services

  • Logistics Manager, Mercy Corps - Sudan

  • Deputy Director and Senior Researcher, PSI - Kenya

  • Area Coordinator, Tearfund, Sudan

  • Chief of Party, DAI, Nigeria

  • Scholarship 2016/17

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