Advance Africa Newsletter

January 2008 Part I

A free e-zine bringing you inspirational articles, great tips on studying abroad as well as jobs and scholarships alerts.

January 2 2007, ISSUE #062.

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A: Scholarships

  • Endeavour Vocational Education & Training Awards

    The Endeavour Vocational Education & Training Awards provide full financial support for up to 2.5 years for international students to undertake vocational education at a Diploma or Advanced Diploma level in any field of study. The courses are traditionally non-academic and directly related to a trade, occupation or 'vocation' in which the applicant participates.

  • Engineering International Undergraduate Scholarship

    The Engineering (ICT) International Undergraduate Scholarship offers students the opportunity to obtain an undergraduate qualification. The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of the student’s high school results. The scholarship is also open to diploma holders.

  • Graduate Student Fellowship Program

    Students from throughout the world are encouraged to apply. Individual fellowships range from $10,000 to $20,000. Applicants need to have completed, or are in the process of completing, an undergraduate or equivalent degree.

  • Student Research Grants

    More than US$185,000 is available from the SEG Foundation and the SEG Canada Foundation for student research grants. Students throughout the world are eligible and encouraged to apply. Individual grants typically range up to US$5,000, but up to $10,000 may be awarded for particularly meritorious projects.

  • Marine Biodiversity and Conservation Scholarships

    Students from non-European Union countries are eligible for two-year grants of € 21,000 per year. Students from non-EU countries are defined as nationals coming from all countries all countries of the world with the exception of the 27 EU Member States, Iceland, Norway, Liechtenstein, Croatia, Turkey and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.

  • Adrian Hastings Africa Scholarship

    Adrian Hastings Africa Scholarship supports African applicants unable to take up places in the University of Leeds, through lack of funding. The scholarship not only addresses an immediate educational need, but contributes to the University’s long-term commitment to creative engagement with the African continent.

  • Distance Learning Masters Scholarships

    The University of Edinburgh will offer Master's scholarships for eligible distance learning Master's programmes offered by the University. Each scholarship will have a total value of £5,000.

  • TU/e Talent Scholarship Program

    TU/e (Technische Universiteit Eindhoven) Talent Scholarship Program offers full-cost scholarships (covering both tuition fees and living costs) for top international students. These scholarships are for 5-year programs: two years studying for your Master’s at the TU/e, followed by three years working for the company that sponsors your scholarship.

    You’ll gain international work experience and increase your career opportunities – in your home country or anywhere else in the world.

  • MSc Environmental Policy and Management Scholarship

    Grants are for one to three years and usually cover the cost of travel, tuition fees and living expenses. In some cases additional allowances may be available for help with books or clothes. To apply for this scholarship you will need a good Honours Degree of upper second class or above. The applicants having equivalent professional qualifications will also be considered.

  • MSc Sustainability Scholarships

    Up to five scholarships are available to candidates from developing Commonwealth countries to undertake a one-year taught Master's programme of study at the University of Leeds. The scholarships covers fees (international rate), Maintenance allowance and return airfare.

  • Environment, Food, Health and Technology Scholarships

    The University of Nottingham will offer SIX Scholarships for new students registering on Taught Masters programmes at the University of Nottingham in September 2008. Under the scheme, the ACU pays the students’ tuition fees, thesis expenses, study travel grant, the cost of airfare to and from the United Kingdom and excess baggage allowance for accompanied books up to 10kg on return home. The University of Nottingham provides a full maintenance award plus additional allowances.

  • Exxon Mobil Earth and Environment Scholarships, University of Leeds

    Applications are invited for Exxon Mobil Earth and Environment Scholarships at University of Leeds. The Exxon Mobil Earth and Environment Scholarships covers; International Fee, a contribution to living costs of £9000, return Airfare, and contribution to project costs.

  • United Nations International Law Fellowship Programme

    The United Nations International Law Fellowship Programme will cover the fellowship recipient’s travel costs in economy class as well as medical insurance, the training material and the registration fee for The Hague Academy of International Law. Participants will receive a stipend to cover their living expenses.

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  • 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

  • Urban Studies Scholarships15 Jan

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

  • United Nations International Law Fellowship Programme Jan/2008

  • 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

  • Mandela Magdalene College Scholarship 31/Jan

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

  • Refugee and Asylum Seeker Scholarships 01/Feb/2008

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

  • The European Masters Program in Computational Logic 10/Feb

  • 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

  • Environmental Studies Commonwealth Scholarship 1/March

  • TU/e Talent Scholarship Program 1/March

  • LLM scholarships at Kings College London 14/March

  • LLM scholarships at Kings College London 31/March

  • Worcester Commonwealth Shared Scholarship 31/March

  • Information Sciences and Geography Commonwealth Scholarships 31/March

  • Scholarships for the Blind 31/March

  • Gordon R McCulloch Scholarship 31/March

  • ENS International Scholarships - France April/2008

  • African Guest Researcher Scholarship Programme 1 April

  • Sofja Kovalevskaja Award 1 April

  • Amsterdam Undergraduate and Postgraduate Merit Scholarships 1 April

  • MSc Sustainability Scholarships 1 April 2008

  • Associated Board International Scholarships April/2008

  • ENS Lyon Master Program International Scholarships April 15

  • University of Glasgow Commonwealth Scholarships April 18

  • Olive Stone Law School Scholarships April 25

  • National Geographic Society Grants - Research and Exploration Grants

  • EADB Graduate Scholarship in Development Studies

  • Sheffield Commonwealth Shared Scholarship May 2

  • Environment, Food, Health and Technology Scholarships May 2

  • Warwick Manufacturing Group Postgraduate Award May 9

  • e8 Sustainable Energy Development Scholarships May 15/2008

  • Hermes Creative Awards May 25/2008

  • MediaTek International Student Fellowship End of May each year

  • Exxon Mobil Earth and Environment Scholarships, University of Leeds 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

  • Great Lakes of Africa Scholarship October 31

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

  • Alzheimer's Disease Research Awards Nov 10

  • International Achievement Scholarship Nov 30

  • MBA and MPA Scholarship by Management - Institute of Canada

  • Five College African Scholars Program

  • Commonwealth Shared Scholarships Scheme

  • Scholarship 2016/17

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