Advance Africa Newsletter

December 2007 Part I

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.

December 05 2007, ISSUE #059.

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  • How to Get a Scholarship in 2008

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  • Considering Working at Home in the New Year?



    A: Scholarships

  • World Council of Churches Scholarships Programme

    The World Council of Churches Scholarships Programme is open to all women and men, lay and ordained. Preference is given to candidates from a developing country, and to those who have not previously studied outside their home country.

  • MBA Scholarships in Ireland

    University College Dublin, Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School offers a range of scholarships to candidates applying for the full-time MBA programme. The aims of the scholarships are to attract the world’s best MBA students and to lower barriers to entry for those who may require financial assistance.

  • Erasmus Mundus Masters in Journalism and Media Scholarships

    Excellent students from Non-EU-Countries are granted Erasmus Mundus Masters in Journalism and Media Scholarships by the European Commission. Highly qualified students from a wide range of countries are admitted for this programme.

  • Fahamu Journalism Internships

    Fahamu's AU Monitor initiative is seeking young African journalism professionals and students for a three week internship. For interns coming from outside of Ethiopia, accommodation will be provided. Limited funding for travel to/from Addis Ababa is available.

  • Erasmus Mundus Master Scholarship in Geospatial Technologies

    Based on the successful Master examination, the three universities will award the joint degree “Master of Science” (M.Sc.) with the adjunct “in Geospatial Technologies”. The Masters Program will start each year in the fall/winter semester. All courses will be provided in English language. The study program will start each year in the fall/winter semester. All courses will be provided in English language.

  • MSc Scholarships in Network and e-Business Centered Computing

    There is scholarship of around 35,000 Euro in total for Non-EU applicants. To be awarded the MSC Scholarship, the entry requirement is at least a 2.1 BSc degree or equivalent. This is a joint MSc programme between University of Reading(UoR), Aristotle University of Thessaloniki(AUTh), University Carlos III Madrid (UC3M) and Trinity College Dublin.

  • Pilot Intl. Foundation Scholarships

    Pilot International Foundation Scholarships are offered to undergraduate and graduate students. As an International student, you need to look for a Pilot Club and join before making an application.

  • Hayek Fund for Scholars

    International students are eligible for funding from the Hayek Fund for Scholars. Students of any university may apply for this fund. The Hayek Fund for Scholars makes strategic awards of up to $1,000 to graduate students and untenured faculty members for career-enhancing activities.

  • Roothbert Fund scholarships

    The Roothbert Fund scholarships Program makes grants for undergraduate or graduate study at accredited colleges or universities. Scholarships may only be applied to study at an accredited institution based in the United States.

  • International Cultural Service Program Tuition Scholarships

    Intenational Affairs grants 30-40 competitive, partial tuition-waiver scholarships to international students each year. Students will be required to give presentations about their home country to classes at the University of Oregon, to local schools, or to community groups.

  • Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program

    The JJ/WBGSP scholarship provides annual awards to cover the cost of completing a master's degree or its equivalent. The Scholarship covers economy class air travel between the home country and the host university at the start of the study program and one return journey following the end of the overall scholarship period.

  • Josephine de Karman Fellowship Trust

    The Josephine de Karman Fellowship Trust awards ten (10) fellowships, $16,000 for graduate students or $8,000 for undergraduate students every year. International students are eligible for Josephine de Kármán Fellowships.

  • European Master Scholarships in Informatics - Europe

    The University of Trento (Italy), the RWTH Aachen University (Germany), and the University of Edinburgh (Scotland) offer a two year Joint Master’s Programme, named European Master in Informatics. 20 scholarships will be offered for students who are residents of countries outside the European Union. The amount of the scholarship is € 21.000 per year.

  • PhD Position from Medical Theoretical Center in Dresden, TU Dresden, Germany

    One PhD position and a stipend for one Research Assistant are available in the Medical Theoretical Center in TU Dresden in the fields of “Pluripotency and Germ Stem Cells” and “Meiotic chromosome behaviour in mammals”. Applications are currently accepted and positions will be filled as soon as suitable candidates are found.

  • Post Doctoral Researcher in Wireless Mesh Networks, Italy

    A full-time postdoc researcher position in the area of Wireless Mesh Networking is available at CREATE-NET. The candidate must have an excellent academic and publication record; the ability to work in team is also essential.

    B: Upcoming deadlines

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

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

  • Stockholm Challenge 2008 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

  • Pilot Intl. Foundation Scholarships 15/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



  • C: Jobs

  • Consultant-Fuel Efficient Stoves, CHF International - Sudan

  • Proposal Writer, IRC - Sudan

  • Deputy Director of Programs, IRC - West Sudan

  • Community Health Promotion Manager, IRC - Sudan

  • Senior Election Advisor, UNDP - Sudan

  • Program Director, Solidarités - Sudan

  • Project Officer, Scion Real Estate Ltd - Nairobi Kenya

  • Project Manager, Scion Real Estate Ltd - Nairobi, Kenya

  • Communications Officer, Scion Real Estate Ltd - Nairobi, Kenya

  • Scholarship 2016/17

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