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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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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