Advance Africa Newsletter

September 2007 Part II

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September 26 2007, ISSUE #051.

September 2007

1. Financial Aid and Practical Training for MS in Computer Science

You can now gain professional IT experience in the USA and earn a Master of Science degree in Computer Science from a university in the U.S. All students receive financial aid for their tuition, fees, campus housing, and meals.

2. Erasmus Mundus Scholarships for European Master in Industrial Management

This scholarship consist of 21,000 Euro per academic year. Eligible applicants are graduate students not belonging to one of the 25 Member States of the European Union or one of the EFTA/EAA countries.

3. Masters in Strategic Project Management Scholarships

A number of Masters in Strategic Project Management Scholarships are granted by the Swedish Government and the Erasmus Mundus Consortium. All enrolled students will be granted a scholarship by the Swedish government (€ 6,000) in addition to any Erasmus Mundus scholarship.

4. Sustainable Tropical Forestry Erasmus Mundus Masters Course Scholarships

The European Union provides Sustainable Tropical Forestry Erasmus Mundus Masters Course Scholarships to students from outside the European Union. The programme is offered by a five university consortium from Denmark , France , Germany , Italy and Wales .

5. Joint European Master in Comparative Local Development Scholarships

A number of Joint European Master in Comparative Local Development Scholarships are offered to students from countries outside the European Union. The suitable candidate must be of the age of 40 max.

6. European Masters Program in Language and Communication Technologies

The Erasmus Mundus European Masters Program in Language and Communication Technologies (LCT) is designed to meet the demands of industry and research in a rapidly growing area. Applicants must have a Bachelor degree or equivalent in the area of (Computational) Linguistics, Language Technology, Cognitive Sciences, Computer Science, Mathematics, Artificial Intelligence, or other relevant disciplines, subject to the consent of and the approval by the consortium's admission committee.

7. MSc Studentship opportunity, University of Western Ontario - Canada

A position is available for a motivated MSc student in the Sinclair lab at the University of Western Ontario to work on a project on functional genomics of springtails (Collembola). The successful applicant will be expected to travel to Cambridge, UK to conduct the microarray work.

8. Travel Grants for Women

Applications are invited from suitable candidates for travel grants to attend research conferences in their fields. This program provides a valuable opportunity for women to advance their research activities and their visibility in the research community.

9. Building Sustainable Futures Grants - University of Leuven, Belgium

The 22nd conference ‘Building Sustainable Futures - Enacting Peace and Development’ will be held in Leuven 15-19 July , 2008. Only a person who is both resident in and a citizen of a developing/low-income country is eligible for this conference grant.

10. Guaranteed Scholarships in Finance

The University of Melbourne, Australia invites applications for Guaranteed Scholarships in Finance. For international students, the Department of Finance also guarantees the payment of their University of Melbourne PhD tuition fees (A$23,520 per year in 2006).

11. Weston Jesuit School of Theology Defreitas Scholarship

Weston Jesuit strives to offer financial aid in the form of tuition scholarships to several international students every year. Weston Jesuit offers full and partial-tuition scholarships.

12. Scholarships for the Blind

Each year at its national convention in July, the NFB gives a broad array of 30 scholarships to recognize achievement by blind scholars. All applicants for these scholarships must be legally blind.

13. Selby Travelling Fellowship

Selby Travelling Fellowship is awarded to distinguished overseas scientists to visit Australia for public lecture/seminar tours and to visit scientific centres in Australia. Up to $A10,000 is available to cover economy airfares and assistance towards living expenses.

14. Full PhD Scholarships in Various Subjects, The University of Teesside - UK

The University of Teesside is offering 12 full-time Research Doctoral Scholarships across a broad range of subject areas including: computing, social science, health sciences, engineering and history. The awards will be for a period of three years and include fees and an annual stipend of £12,600.




B. Upcoming deadlines

  • Selby Travelling Fellowship 30/Sep

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

  • IFC-FT Essay Competition 30/Sep

  • International Organizations MBA Scholarships 30/Sep

  • Financial Aid and Practical Training for MS in Computer Science October

  • Travel Grants for Women October

  • Junior Professionals Program October

  • PhD Studentships at University of Bremen - Germany 01/Oct

  • Postgraduate Studentships in The School of Social and Political Studies at University of Edinburgh - UK 05/Oct

  • Guaranteed Scholarships in Finance 12/Oct

  • Distance Learning Course Bursaries - University of London 31/Oct

  • Victoria Masters by Thesis & PhD Scholarships 1/Nov

  • Echoing Green Fellowship Program 1/Dec

  • Joint European Master in Comparative Local Development Scholarships 6 17/Dec

  • International Foundation for Science (IFS) Grants 31/Dec

  • The 2007 Global Development Awards and Medals Competition 31/Dec

  • Sauve Scholars, McGill University, Montreal Canada. 31/Dec

  • 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

  • Erasmus Mundus Scholarships for European Master in Industrial Management 31/Jan

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

  • Masters in Strategic Project Management Scholarships 31/Jan

  • Sustainable Tropical Forestry Erasmus Mundus Masters Course Scholarships 01/Feb/2008

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

  • LLM in Human Rights Law Scholarships - Sweden 15/Feb/2008

  • Google Europe Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship 18/Feb/2008

  • Scholarships for the Blind 31/March

  • 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

  • MediaTek International Student Fellowship End of May each year

  • Master of Fine Arts in New Media Scholarships June 1/2008

    June every year

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

  • MBA and MPA Scholarship by Management - Institute of Canada

  • Five College African Scholars Program




  • C. Jobs/Intenships

  • Country Director, CARE - Sudan

  • Psychosocial Consultant, IFTDH - Sudan

  • International Consultant on Customary Law, UNDP - Sudan

  • Site Coordinator, Médecins du Monde - Sudan

  • Project Manager, UNDP - Sudan

  • Scholarship 2016/17

    Undergraduate Scholarships,
    Masters Scholarships,
    PhD Scholarships,
    International Scholarships.