Advance Africa Newsletter
August 2007 Part II
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.
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
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