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April 16 2008, ISSUE #074.

April 2008 Part III

"Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal." - Henry Ford (1863-1947)

A: Scholarships

  • 30 Utrecht Undergraduate & Master's Scholarships

    Selected students receive a scholarship for the duration of the degree programme, which is a maximum of two years for a Prestige Master and three years for a Bachelor degree. Approximately 30 scholarships are awarded each year at a maximum rate of 16 000 euro per year.

  • International Essay Contest for Young People

    The Goi Peace Foundation, UNESCO and the Earthrise Society are inviting young people from around the world to participate in the 2008 International Essay Contest. 1st Prize: winners will receive a trip to Japan, a certificate and prize of 100,000 Yen (approx. US$840). 2nd Prize: Certificate and prize of 50,000 Yen (approx. US$420) for 2 entrants.

  • Entrepreneurial Teachers Prize

    Pan-African Prize for Entrepreneurial Teachers was designed to recognize those teachers in Africa who ‘go the extra mile’ to find creative ways to bring education to their students and to acknowledge the huge contribution they make towards improving the lives of their fellow Africans.

  • 18 Urban Studies Scholarships

    18 Scholarships available for urban studies in Germany, Italy, France and Spain. The Urban Studies Scholarships cover the tuition fee plus a monthly allowance of € 1600 per month over 20 months.

  • Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Scholarships

    Overseas candidates of African nationality are encouraged to apply. Candidates must be resident in Africa and must be returning to Africa, following completion of the Diploma in Hygiene & Tropical Medicine course. The value of the award is £9,000. The award will go towards tuition fees, living costs, flights and exam fees.

  • ICCR Scholarships - India

    The Indian Council for Cultural Relations on behalf Government of India offers scholarships and fellowships to international students wishing to study in India in various programs and disciplines. Scholarships are also available for research work and non-formal courses (Religion, Classical Music, Dance and Crafts).

  • International Youth Photography Competition

    The competition is open to anyone aged 11 – 24 from anywhere in the world. Forty-eight top images selected by a panel of photographers will be presented at the United Nations headquarters in New York for International Youth Day. Numerous prizes will be awarded.

  • Research and Exploration Grants

    Grant amounts vary but range from U.S. $15,000 to $20,000. Applications are generally limited to the following disciplines: anthropology, archaeology, astronomy, biology, botany, geography, geology, oceanography, paleontology, and zoology.

  • Richard Metzler and Roland Berger AMCF MBA Scholarships

    Applications are invited for the Richard Metzler and Roland Berger AMCF Scholarships. The candidate must evidence a commitment to pursuing a career in the field of management consulting. Applicants of any nationality are eligible.

  • International Competition of Wildlife & Nature Photography

    The competition is open to any individual amateur or professional photographer whatever their age or nationality. The aim of the competition is to show pictures of fauna, flora and landscapes taken in the wild.

  • 18 MA in International Relations Scholarships

    The MA in International Relations Scholarships cover the tuition fee plus a monthly allowance of € 1600 per month over 20 months for studies in Europe.

  • Italian Government Scholarships - Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Research (SA)

    The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs is offering scholarships for the Academic year 2008/2009. The scholarships can be used between 01.10.2008 and 30.09.2009 for: Italian language courses, Single university courses, Courses of higher artistic and musical education, Research, Post-graduate studies etc.

  • Constance McCullough Award

    The Constance McCullough Award is awarded annually to assist a member of the International Reading Association in the investigation of reading-related problems and to encourage international professional development activities that are carried out in countries outside North America. It carries a monetary prize of US$5,000.

  • Scholarships for Masters in Special Education Needs

    The Masters in Special Education Needs scholarships enable students to study at a variety of institutions across Europe. Graduate students receive a grant of €24,200 for the study programme. Scholar students receive a grant of €13,000 for three months’ study.

  • DAAD Scholarships in Africa and Abroad

    DAAD is now accepting applications for scholarships. DAAD Scholarships have benefited hundreds of African students since inception. The scholarships are given each year to postgraduate students wishing to study for a master‘s or PhD degree. The DAAD scholarships can support students who want to study in their country (In Country Scholarships) or abroad.

  • MSc and MPH Public Health scholarships

    University of Westminster is currently offering full MPH scholarships. The Public Health scholarship covers full tuition fee waiver, accommodation, living expenses and flights to and from London.

  • Google Australia Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship

    The scholarship is worth $10,000,000 and is available to undergraduate and postgraduate students. Candidates must be female students on a B.Sc/B.Eng, or enrolled in an M.Sc/M.Eng or PhD program (or equivalent).

  • MA in Human Rights Scholarships

    The MA in International Relations Scholarships cover the tuition fee plus a monthly allowance of € 1600 per month over 20 months for studies in Europe. The two-year full-time programme is taught in English in the UK, Sweden and Norway.

  • South African Association of Women Scholarships

    South African Association of Women Scholarships enable non-South African women students to undertake research in South Africa. Open only to non-South African women.

  • Scottish International Scholarship Programme

    The programme offers about 22 scholarships each year. These are for courses at any Scottish higher education institution. The scholarship covers the tuition fees, return economy airfare and a living allowance. The course must be a Masters programme of not more than 12 months based in a Scottish institution.

    B: Upcoming deadlines

  • 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.

  • Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management 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

  • TBA Postgraduate Scholarships for African Students June 30 each year.

  • North-South-Dialogue Scholarship Programme June 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 Studies Deadline: August each year.

  • Alfred Friendly Press Fellowships Deadline: September 1 each year.

  • Albert J Harris Award Deadline: September 1 each year.

  • Dina Feitelson Research Award Deadline: 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.


  • C: Jobs

  • Reporting Intern in Sudan - ACTED Starting date: Immediate

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

  • Horn of Africa Analyst - Nairobi Closing Date: 21 April 2008.

  • Senior Programme Officer, Nairobi Closing Date: 28 April 2008.

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

  • Research Laboratory Supervisor - Tanzania Closing Date: 02 May 2008.

  • Media and Communications Technical Advisor - Kenya Closing Date: 15 May 2008.

  • Program Analyst/Information Officer - Kenya Closing Date: 15 May 2008.

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

  • Pediatric Nurse Mentors - Ethiopia Closing Date: 31 May 2008.

  • Knight Health International Openings Closing Date: 15 June 2008.

  • District Facility Coordinator, Kenya - 4 Posts Closing Date: 05 Aug 2008.

  • Scholarship 2016/17

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