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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.
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.
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
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.