Advance Africa Newsletter

November 2007 Part I

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Serving Africans around the world.

November 05 2007, ISSUE #055.



A. Intenships

1. World Bank Internship Program

2. Google Internship Opportunities

3. UNICEF Internship Programme

4. International Law Institute Internships

5. World Health Organization Internship Program

6. UN Internship Programme

7. MBA Internship and Software Development Intership

8. UNECE Internship Programme

9. ILO Internships

10. ICARDA Internship

11. Kenya Human Rights Commission Internships

12. WTO Internship Programme

13. TWN Africa Internship Program

14. Transparency International Internship in Kenya

15. Africa Action Internship Opportunities

16. Ashoka Internship Opportunities

17. United Nations Internship - Nairobi.

18. Goldman Sachs Internships



B. Scholarships

1. Echoing Green Fellowship Program

Echoing Green offers fellowships to individuals and to partnerships of no more than two individuals. This fellowship program does not limit applicants to specific program areas or geographic territories.

2. Tourism and Hospitality Scholarships - Australia

Scholarships are offered to international students who wish to study tourism and hospitality in Australia at THE-ICE member institutions. Scholarships are offered to international students who wish to study tourism and hospitality in Australia at THE-ICE member institutions.

3. Sustainable Tropical Forestry Scholarships

The European Union provides Sustainable Tropical Forestry Erasmus Mundus Masters Course Scholarships to students from outside the European Union. It provides students with access to tropical forestry teaching in Europe.

4. African Fellows Programme

The Rothamsted International African Fellows Programme aims to provide problem-focused training in Europe for African scientists. Fellowships will normally be for periods of 6 months although they can vary from 4 to 12 months depending on the nature of the project.

5. The Annie L. Jeter (ALJ) Scholarship

The Annie L. Jeter (ALJ) scholarship is designed to support the educational pursuits of motivated and talented students from African countries who cannot afford the cost of their education. Eligible applicants for these scholarships are students who are citizens of an African country.

6. Tumaini Scholarship for Vocational Training

The Tumaini scholarship is designed to fight poverty by training young people for vocational careers. Participation in the program develops and enhances skills that will be useful for each scholar’s family as well as their community and country.

7. African Guest Researcher Scholarship Programme

This scholarship programme is directed at scholars in Africa, engaged in research on the African continent. Female researchers are especially encouraged to apply for these scholarships.

8. Southern African Journalists Bursary

For the eighth time the International Journalists‘ Programmes (IJP) offer a bursary to up to six young Southern African Scholars. For two months the Southern African delegates will have the chance to work in Germany.

9. MSc Fellowships at UNESCO - IHE Delft

These fellowships will cover the 18-month Master of Science (MSc) programmes. The UNESCO-IHE Master of Science programme consists of 106 credit points in total.

10. Birmingham Law School LLM Scholarships

The Birmingham Law School will be offering a number of scholarships to applicants for its taught LLM programmes. Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic merit and financial need.

11. Amsterdam Undergraduate and Postgraduate Merit Scholarships

Applications are invited for the Amsterdam Undergraduate and Postgraduate Merit Scholarships. The Amsterdam Merit Scholarships will be awarded for a maximum period of 3 years.

12. Occupational Health and Safety Scholarships

The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) is calling for entries for the 2007-08 Dick Martin Scholarship Award. To apply for the award, post secondary students are invited to submit a 1000-1200 word essay on a topic related to their area of study in occupational health and safety.

13. Dairy Industry Scholarships

Dairy Farmers of America, Inc. is pleased to announce a new scholarship program for college students. High school seniors planning to enroll, as well as post-graduates, also are eligible to apply.

14. LLM scholarships at Kings College London

The School of Law awards LLM scholarships to overseas students. The scholarships are for the full tuition fee.

15. Olive Stone Law School Scholarships

A scholarship fund has been established under the terms of a bequest to the School by Dr Olive Stone, a former member of the Law Department. Priority is given to female students who are 25 years and over.

16. Exeter Sports Scholarships

Sports Scholarships are available for students of outstanding sporting ability who show evidence of achievement or potential at national level. Scholarships are awarded on a yearly basis and can be renewable for up to a further two years.

17. Graduate Scholarships in Reproductive Health Law

The Scholarships cover tuition and incidental fees, provide a stipend of $15,000 and books. After completion of their Fellowship, a Fellow must return to their home country and reside there for a minimum of two years.

18. Graduate Scholarships in Womens Rights

The Graduate Scholarships in Women's Rights, in varying amounts are open to law graduates from Africa. After completion of their Fellowship, a Fellow must return to their home country and reside there for a minimum of two years.

19. Graduate Fellowships in Innovation Law and Policy

The Graduate Fellowships in Innovation Law and Policy were established through an endowment fund by the Ontario Research and Development Challenge Fund. The Centre for Innovation Law and Policy sponsors a minimum of five Graduate Fellowships each year of up to $25,000 each.

20. Giulia Mereu LLM Scholarship

The Giulia Mereu Scholarship is awarded annually to a student in the LLM in International Human Rights Law at the University of Essex. This scholarship covers tuition fees for the academic year as well as a modest allowance to enable the recipient to undertake a one-month internship with a human rights organisation.

21. Human Rights Summer Institute

The Human Rights Summer Institute (HRSI) is an intensive scholarship program for international high school students in New York City. Each participant will be provided with full program materials, transportation, daily lunch, and a $500 stipend.

22. Acumen Fund Fellows Program

Each year, the Acumen Fund Fellows Program provides extraordinary young professionals with a unique opportunity to use their skills to effect real social change with the Acumen's portfolio organizations in Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa, and to build lasting relationships with other like-minded individuals. Fellows spend one year working with the Acumen's team and with local entrepreneurs, gaining intensive experience in price performance, logistics, distribution systems, scaling and innovative technology.




C. Upcoming deadlines

  • International Organizations MBA Scholarships 15/Nov

  • MS and MBA Scholarships 15/Nov

  • IDP Postgraduate Research Scholarships 23/Nov

  • Master of Laws Program Scholarships in Singapore and USA 1/Dec

  • TWAS-UNESCO Associateship Scheme at Centres of Excellence in the South 1/Dec

  • IPRA Conference Grants for participants from developing and low-income countries 1/Dec

  • 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

  • Eiffel Scholarships, Masters and PhD11 Jan

  • Dairy Industry Scholarships15 Jan

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

  • Sustainable Tropical Forestry Erasmus Mundus Masters Course Scholarships 25/Jan

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

  • Nanyang Scholarships for Undergraduates International Students 31/Jan

  • International Scholarship for Postgraduate Student, University of Sydney, Australia 31/Jan

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

  • Masters in Strategic Project Management Scholarships 31/Jan

  • Occupational Health and Safety Scholarships 31/Jan

  • Exeter Sports Scholarships 31/Jan

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

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

  • African Fellows Programme 11/Feb/2008

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

  • TC Beirne School of Law LLM Scholarships 15/Feb/2008

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

  • Tourism and Hospitality Scholarships - Australia 29/Feb/2008

  • LLM scholarships at Kings College London 31/March

  • Scholarships for the Blind 31/March

  • ENS International Scholarships - France April/2008

  • African Guest Researcher Scholarship Programme 1 April

  • Amsterdam Undergraduate and Postgraduate Merit Scholarships 1 April

  • Associated Board International Scholarships April/2008

  • ENS Lyon Master Program International Scholarships April 15

  • Olive Stone Law School Scholarships April 25

  • 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

  • Birmingham Law School LLM Scholarships End of June

  • Equitas International Human Rights Training Program (IHRTP) Grants June every year

  • Acumen Fund Fellows Program October 24 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




  • D. Jobs/Intenships

  • Primary Health Care Advisor, International Rescue Committee - DRC

  • Human Resources Coordinator - International Rescue Committee - DRC

  • Director Health Programs - International Rescue Committee - DRC

  • Scholarship 2016/17

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