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April 03 2008, ISSUE #072.

April 2008 Part I

"Don't wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions. So what? Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident and more and more successful." - Mark Victor Hansen.

A: Scholarships

  • North-South-Dialogue Scholarship Programme

    The North-South-Dialogue Scholarship Programme offers scholarships for selected master programmes. Scholarships are also offered for research work in Austria leading towards a PhD in the home country.

  • Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management Scholarships

    Austrian Development Cooperation (ADC) provides scholarships for 8-months Diploma Course for higher qualification offering specialization in hospitality management & tourism management. Scholarships cover tuition fee, insurance, food, pocket money, accommodation and travel expenses. Requirements include: high school certificate or equivalent.

  • Teachers Training in Tourism and Hotel Management Scholarships

    Austrian Development Cooperation (ADC) provides scholarships for 9-months Teachers Training for further qualification of lecturers in the tourism field. Scholarships cover tuition fee, insurance, food, pocket money, accommodation and travel expenses. Eligibility is high school certificate or equivalent and at least one year teaching experience for teacher training applicants.

  • MA Scholarships in Peace and Conflict Studies

    Grant covers tuition, accommodation and travel costs for students from developing countries. Priority regions and partner countries of the Austrian Development Cooperation in the following regions: West Africa/Sahel, East Africa/The Great Lakes, and Southern Africa are eligible.

  • Postgraduate Scholarships For Students From Developing Countries

    Ghent University provides postgraduate scholarships to candidates from developing countries who wish to obtain a master’s degree. They are awarded for the duration of the studies with a maximum of 2 years. The scholarship consists of an allowance of € 850 per month plus the yearly tuition fee.

  • Nigerian Women Association of Georgia Scholarship

    The Nigerian Women Association of Georgia, Inc. U.S.A calls for applications for scholarship awards to female students in Nigerian universities in the amount of Forty Thousand Naira (N40, 000) - one winner from each state. An applicant must be a Nigerian female student, in a Nigerian University.

  • Business School Scholarships Competition

    Business school candidates worldwide are invited to enter the Beat the GMAT 2008 competition that awards scholarship packages, valued at almost $9,000, to applicants who demonstrate need.

  • RSM Erasmus University MBA Citizenship Scholarship

    The RSM Erasmus University MBA Citizenship Scholarship is open to high potential candidates from outside the Netherlands. A number of scholarships are available, each with a value of €10,000.

  • University of Sydney Undergraduate Scholarships

    University of Sydney Undergraduate Scholarships for School Leavers applying for admission through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) are awarded annually in January on a combination of school examination results, UAI and other achievements, (leadership, creativity, self-motivation, communication skills etc).

  • Postgraduate Study and Research Scholarships

    A range of scholarships for postgraduate study and research are being offered to graduates from any overseas university. The scholarships are merit-based and will be awarded to provide outstanding candidates with support for a year of postgraduate study at MA, MPhil, MLitt or PhD level in any field of the Arts, Humanities or Modern Languages.

  • MA Studentships at King’s College London

    King’s College is offering studentships for the MA in Science and Security and the MA in Non-Proliferation and International Security. Successful candidates will receive a bursary of £8,500. Preference will be given to candidates with first degrees in the sciences or engineering.

  • Bristol University Undergraduates Finalists’ prizes

    The University of Bristol Finalists’ prizes are payable on initial registration as an MA programme student.The Candidates for scholarships may be graduates of any UK overseas university or equivalent higher education institution.

  • Fellowships to Promote Mental Health Journalism

    Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism is open to International applicants especially from developing countries. Also included is a stipend of up to US$10,000 and additionally cover all travel, research, and related expenses.

  • International Master in Digital Library Learning Scholarships

    Erasmus Mundus International Master in Digital Library Learning Scholarships are open to students from developing countries. The scholarship amounts to €21,000 per academic year for each student.

  • Journalism Fellowships

    The Dag Hammarskjold Scholarship Fund for Journalists is now accepting applications from professional journalists from developing countries for its Journalism Fellowships Program. The Fellowships are available to radio, television, print and web journalists, age 25 to 35, from developing countries.

  • MSc Scholarships in Science and Technology

    The MSc Scholarship in Science & Technology objective is to assist IDB Least Developed Member Countries (LDMCs) in the development of their human resources especially in science and technology that are both relevant and necessary for their development.

  • Africa Thesis Award

    The €4000 Africa Thesis Award aims to encourage student research and writing on Africa and to promote the study of African cultures and societies. It is presented annually to a student whose Masters thesis has been completed on the basis of research conducted on Africa.

  • PhD Position in Early Warning Modelling

    Applications are invited for a PhD Position in Early Warning Modelling at the University College Cork, Ireland. The ideal candidate for the post will have: Bachelor/Masters Degree in engineering (Civil, Environmental or Chemical) or in Environmental Sciences or in Computer Science. Grant: Approx 22k Euros.

  • PhD Scholarship in Genomics

    One Macquarie University Research Excellence Scholarship (MQRES) PhD Scholarship in Genomics is available in the Department of Chemistry and Biomolecular Sciences, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia. MQRES scholarships pay a stipend, currently $A20,007 per annum, tax exempt.

  • PhD Scholarship in Molecular Ecology

    The PhD Scholarship in Molecular Ecology of Cryptosporidium in Rural and Urban NSW is available to Australian and international students. Tuition fees will be funded for the scholarship tenure, with domestic students receiving Research Training Scheme (RTS) placement for their tuition, and International award holders having their fees sponsored.

  • PhD Scholarship in Clinical Proteomics

    A Macquarie University Research Excellence Scholarship (MQRES) for PhD research in clinical proteomics is available in the Department of Chemistry and Biomolecular Sciences (CBMS) at Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia. The MQRES stipend is currently $20,007 p.a. tax exempt.

  • Research Scholarship in Biomedical Signal Processing

    Fee waiver scholarship is available to work on 4 Months, CDU/NTG-funded, cross-disciplinary project on the design of high performance automatic diagnostic tools from a human factors perspective at Charles Darwin University. Take in consideration that the visa process will take around two months. Preferred start date 1st June, 2008 and finishing date 1st October 2008.

  • Partial Fee Waiver Scholarships

    Partial fee waiver scholarships available at University of Manchester to international students to undertake a development related masters in postgraduate taught programmes within the Institute for Development Policy & Management, University of Manchester.

    C: Upcoming deadlines

  • 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)

  • LLM scholarships at Kings College London 31/March each year.

  • Worcester Commonwealth Shared Scholarship 31/March each year.

  • Information Sciences and Geography Commonwealth Scholarships 31/March each year.

  • MSc Community Eye Health & Opthalmology Scholarships, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine 31/March each year.

  • MSc Corona Fellowships, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. 31/March each year.

  • Sir Richard Stapley Educational Trust Scholarships 31/March each year.

  • Scholarships for the Blind 31/March each year.

  • Gordon R McCulloch Scholarship 31/March each year.

  • LLM Scholarship in Democratic Governance and Rule of Law - Ohio Northern University, USA 31/March each year.

  • Sustainable Housing Scholarships1 April each year.

  • ENS International Scholarships - France April each year.

  • African Guest Researcher Scholarship Programme 1 April each year.

  • Sofja Kovalevskaja Award 1 April each year.

  • Amsterdam Undergraduate and Postgraduate Merit Scholarships 1 April each year.

  • MSc Sustainability Scholarships 1 April each year.

  • Associated Board International Scholarships April each year.

  • MSc Sustainability Scholarships 1/April each year.

  • African Guest Researcher Scholarship Programme 1/April each year.

  • Film Your Issue Global Competition 1/April 14 each year.

  • Master of Nonprofit Organizations Scholarships April 25 each year.

  • ENS Lyon Master Program International Scholarships April 15 each year.

  • University of Glasgow Commonwealth Scholarships April 18 each year.

  • Olive Stone Law School Scholarships April 25 each year.

  • National Geographic Society Grants - Research and Exploration Grants

  • EADB Graduate Scholarship in Development Studies

  • International Undergraduate Student Scholarships Deadline: May 1 each year.

  • Refugee Academic Grants Deadline: May each year.

  • Sheffield Commonwealth Shared Scholarship May 2 each year.

  • Environment, Food, Health and Technology Scholarships May 2 each year.

  • Training Fellowship in Public Health and Tropical Medicine - Wellcome Trust May 7 each year.

  • Warwick Manufacturing Group Postgraduate Award May 9 each year.

  • Ireland International Scholarship Programme 9/May each year.

  • Scholarship for a Bachelor’s Degree in Textile Engineering - Italy Deadline: May 10th each year.

  • e8 Sustainable Energy Development Scholarships May 15 each year.

  • HIV/Aids Conference Scholarships May 15 each year.

  • MSc and Diploma Bursaries, Cancer Research, UK May 16 each year.

  • Birmingham Law School Research Scholarships - UK May 23 each year.

  • Lord Dahrendorf Scholarships - London School of Economics 23/May each year.

  • Hermes Creative Awards May 25 each year.

  • 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 each year.

  • TBA Postgraduate Scholarships for African StudentsJune 30 each year.

  • Birmingham Law School LLM Scholarships End of June each year.

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

  • Georgina Sweet Fellowship 31 July each year.

  • Visiting Fellowships in Commonwealth StudiesDeadline: August each year.

  • Alfred Friendly Press FellowshipsDeadline: September 1 each year.

  • Albert J Harris AwardDeadline: September 1 each year.

  • Dina Feitelson Research AwardDeadline: September 1 each year.

  • Acumen Fund Fellows Program October 24 each year.

  • Great Lakes of Africa Scholarship October 31 each year.

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

  • Alzheimer's Disease Research Awards Nov 10 each year.

  • International Achievement Scholarship Nov 30 each year.

  • MBA and MPA Scholarship by Management - Institute of Canada

  • Five College African Scholars Program

  • Commonwealth Shared Scholarships Scheme

  • World Press Photo Contest

  • International Leader of Tomorrow Award, The University of British Columbia

  • International Student Humanitarian Award, University of British Columbia

  • President’s Entrance Scholarship, The University of British Columbia

  • Scholarships for AgEcon Master Program

  • Research Dissemination Support Grant 15/January each year.

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

  • Tourism and Hospitality Scholarships - Australia 29/Feb each year.

  • Warwick Postgraduate Research funding 29/Feb each year.

  • Environmental Studies Commonwealth Scholarship 1/March each year.

  • TU/e Talent Scholarship Program 1/March each year.

  • University of Edinburgh Shell Centenary Scholarships 1/March each year.

  • Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) Graduate Scholarship Program 1/March each year.

  • International Enrichment Award - Michigan State University1 March each year.

  • Urgent PhD Scholarship for East Africans 14/March each year.

  • LLM scholarships at Kings College London 14/March each year.

  • The Borlaug Leadership Enhancement in Agriculture Program (LEAP) 14/March each year.

  • Scholarships for MSc in Environmental Technology & International Affairs15 March each year.

  • D: Jobs

  • Assistant IT Manager, InterContinental Nairobi - Nairobi Closing Date: 05 April 2008.

  • ICT Administrator, Nairobi Closing Date: 06 April 2008.

  • Credit Controller/Dept Collector - Nairobi Closing Date: 06 April 2008.

  • Cashier for a leading pharmacy in Nairobi Closing Date: 06 April 2008.

  • IT Officer Nairobi Closing Date: 8th April 2008.

  • Mechanical Technician II (20 Posts) Closing Date: 14 April 2008.

  • Laboratory Analyst - Nzoia Sugar Company Ltd Closing Date: 18 April 2008.

  • Livestock Environment Scientist - Ethiopia Closing Date: 30th April 2008.

  • Research Jobs in Africa - Every Country Closing Date: May 15, 2008.

  • Scholarship 2016/17

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