Advance Africa Newsletter
August 2007 Part III
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August 21 2007, ISSUE #048.
1. Full Tuition Fee Waiver Scholarships in UK
University of Westminster is offering Full Tuition Fee Waiver Scholarships in UK. They are available to graduates of any University of Westminster undergraduate degree who plan to proceed to a full-time Masters degree within the University.
2. MA in Human Rights Practice Scholarships, UK
The Erasmus Mundus MA in Human Rights Practice Scholarships are for study at Roehampton University (London, UK), Göteborgs Universitet, Sweden and Universitet I Tromsø in Norway. Applicants need a good 1st degree recognized by the Masters consortium in a related field of social sciences and / or relevant professional experience.
3. Erasmus Mundus MA Audiovisual Translation Scholarships
The Erasmus Mundus MA Audiovisual Translation Scholarships are awarded for study in London, Barcelona, Antwerp and Leiria. Graduate students would receive a grant of EURO 42,000 for 24 months study. Scholar students would receive a grant of EURO 13,000 for 3 months study.
4. Gates Cambridge Scholarship - Cambridge University
The scholarship programme enables outstanding graduate students from outside the United Kingdom to study at the University of Cambridge. Candidates for a Gates Cambridge Scholarship must have a first class or high second class honours degree, or its equivalent, from a recognised university.
5. Special Overseas Student Scholarship, Australia
The Special Overseas Student Scholarship (SOSS) is offered by University of Ballarat, Australia. This scholarship is for study in Australia for those who have achieved Honours 1 or equivalent.
6. University of Newcastle International Postgraduate Research Scholarships, Australia
University of Newcastle International Postgraduate Research Scholarships (UNIPRS) are funded by the Research Division. The scholarship provides an exemption for tuition fees, a Faculty-funded living allowance ($19,231 p.a. tax exempt in 2006) and the payment of Overseas Students Health Cover.
7. John Bicknell Research Scholarship, Australia
This scholarship provides stipendiary support (approximately $19,500 tax free per year) for three years of a Doctor of Philosophy, and two years of a Masters by research program. This scholarship is for study in Australia for those who have achieved Honours 1 or equivalent, Honours 2a or equivalent, or Masters or equivalent.
8. UNESCO/Keizo Obuchi Fellowships
UNESCO is inviting young researchers in developing countries to apply for grants through the UNESCO/Keizo Obuchi Research Fellowship Programme, financed for the eigth time by Japan through funds-in-trust dedicated to the development of human resources. The programme offers a total of 20 fellowships worth US$6,000 to $10,000 each.
9. Media leadership fellowships to fund broadcast management course
A fellowship fund will allow five managers, editors or senior journalists working in Southern Africa to attend a broadcast management course, scheduled for November 12 to 16 in Grahamstown, South Africa. The fellowships are for those working at independent radio or TV stations in countries of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), not including South Africa.
10. Georgia Rotary Student Program, USA
The Georgia Rotary Student Program is aimed at promoting world peace through understanding by offering scholarships to international students for one year of study in Georgia colleges and universities. Participating students apply to the program and, if selected, receive scholarships that pay for: Tuition, Book allowance, Meals and College-provided rooms.
11. Scholarships for CFHI Programs
Child Family Health International (CFHI) is offering half and full scholarships during 2007 and 2008. All CFHI participants must be 21 or over at the time of participation. Scholarship recipients must have demonstrated financial need.
12. Erasmus Mundus Scholarship in International Masters in Economy, State and Society (IMESS)
Applications are invited for Erasmus Mundus Scholarship in International Masters in Economy, State and Society. Third-country applicants (i.e. those outside of the European Economic Area) are eligible to apply for one of a number of Erasmus Mundus Scholarships of €21,000 per year towards fees and other costs.
13. 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.
14. PhD Grant at the University of Potsdam - Germany
The University of Potsdam (Germany) invites applications for a PhD position entitled “Natural Disasters: Generation, Propagation, and Impacts”,available as of July 1, 2007. Applicants must have an above-average Master/Diploma degree or equivalent in the appropriate Natural Sciences and a good background in modelling and statistics.
15. PhD Student Positions at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel
IRIS of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, has three open PhD-student positions in the field of employing geometric wavelets for scalable encoding of 3D graphics. Good programming skills in C/C++, good knowledge in signal processing/wavelets and embedded systems are desirable.
16. PhD Scholarship in Cryptology, Technical University of Denmark
Applications are invited for a 3-year PhD position starting January 1, 2008, within the field of cryptology at the Department of Mathematics, Technical University of Denmark. Candidates should have a master’s degree in applied mathematics, computer science, or engineering or academic qualifications equivalent to the master’s degree in engineering.
17. Postdoc in Cryptology - Technical University of Denmark
Applications are invited for a 1-year Post Doc position starting January 1, 2008, within the field of cryptology at Technical University of Denmark. Candidates should have a PhD degree in applied mathematics, computer science, or engineering or academic qualifications equivalent to the PhD degree in engineering and they should have demonstrated qualifications within the area of symmetric-key encryption algorithms.
B. Upcoming deadlines
Economic Security Specialist, ACDI/VOCA - Uganda
Producer Organization Specialist, ACDI/VOCA - Burundi
Project Team Leader/Chief of Party, ACDI/VOCA - Ghana