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April 23 2008, ISSUE #075.

April 2008 Part IV

Everyone who achieves success in a great venture, solves each problem as they came to it. They helped themselves. And they were helped through powers known and unknown to them at the time they set out on their voyage. They keep going regardless of the obstacles they met. - W. Clement Stone

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A: Scholarships

  • US$15000 MediaTek International Student Scholarships

    MediaTek International Student Fellowships encourage outstanding international graduate students to study or undertake research in Taiwan. Students enrolled in master’s programs receive stipend for up to a maximum of two years; students enrolled in Ph.D. programs receive stipend for a maximum of four years. Each recipient shall receive a stipend between US$10,000 and US$15,000 per year.

  • Full Undergraduate & Master's Mandela Scholarships in Africa

    The Mandela Rhodes Scholarships are open to all students across Africa. The goal of the Mandela Rhodes Scholarships Programme is to offer educational opportunities to all African citizens. Full Scholarships are offered for Honours or Masters Degrees (or equivalent) in any field.

  • Italian Government Scholarships for Undergraduate & Postgraduate Students worldwide

    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.

  • AIDS Conference Scholarships and Travel Awards

    The Global HIV Vaccine Enterprise has announced that plans for the AIDS Vaccine 2008 Conference are under way. In order to encourage young investigators and those from developing countries to attend the meeting a large number of International Scholarships and Travel Awards are available.

  • Full Rotary World Peace Scholarships

    Applications for the 2009-10 Rotary World Peace Fellowships and January 2009 Rotary Peace and Conflict Studies Program are now open. The Rotary World Peace Fellowship is for study at one of seven Rotary university partners to pursue a master's degree in international studies, sustainable development, peace, or conflict resolution.

  • USD$26,000 Full Ambassadorial Scholarships

    Applications for the 2009-10 Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarships are now open. Ambassadorial Scholarships provide funding for one academic year of study in another country & covers round-trip transportation, tuition, fees, room and board expenses, and some educational supplies up to USD$26,000.

  • World of Children Awards

    The World of Children Awards were established to honour individuals or a group of individuals who devote their lives to children. In 2008, two grants of up to $100,000 each, will be given to support the proven, sustainable programs created and managed by adult Award Winners. Also this year, two grants of up to $25,000 each, will be presented to young people who are making extraordinary contributions to the lives of other children.

  • Full Undergraduate Scholarships at Ewha University in Korea

    The Ewha Global Partnership Program Steering Committee invites applications for Undergraduate Scholarships at Ewha Womans University in Korea . This scholarship will cover the recipient’s tuition and Korean language training plus living expenses.

  • €15,000 HEC - Forté Foundation Scholarships

    Applications are now open for the €15,000 HEC Forté Scholarships for studies in september 2008 and January 2009. The HEC Forté scholarships help improve leadership opportunities for women in business. The amount of Award is variable but up to €15,000.

  • Master's & PhD Aga Khan International Scholarships

    Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarship Programme provides scholarships each year for postgraduate studies to outstanding students from developing countries who have no other means of financing their studies. Scholarships are awarded through a competitive application process once a year in June or July.

  • Short Course International Travel Scholarships

    The AFRICA 2009 Programme will offer successful candidates scholarships for tuition, international travel, and modest living expenses to attend the 6th Technical Course on Impact Assessment and Heritage in Sudan.

  • Sheikh Kamal Adham Fellowship

    The Sheikh Kamal Adham fellowship is awarded annually by the American University in Cairo to a student who is a candidate for diploma in the Journalism and Mass Communication Department. The fellowship covers a waiver of tuition fees. Recipient will serve as assistant in the Adham Center for 80 hours per month during the academic year.

  • Funded Internships for Lawyers from Developing Countries

    Raoul Wallenberg Institute offers funded internships for lawyers from developing countries. The lawyers undertake a six months internship at international and regional organizations, academic institutions and non-governmental organizations working in the field of human rights. The internship is offered every year.

  • Undergraduate & Postgraduate Saudi Arabia KAUST Scholarships

    The scholarships are meant to attract highly talented students from around the world to Saudi Arabia. KAUST offers general scholarships to students with one to three years remaining until completion of their first university (bachelor’s) degree. Students awarded the KAUST Discovery Scholarship will receive full funding for the remainder of their first university degree.

  • King Faisal Foundation Scholarships

    King Faisal Foundation Scholarships are awarded to outstanding Muslim from any country to undertake their postgraduate studies in science, medicine and engineering. Scholarships are tenable at any European, American or Canadian, New Zealand and Australian university. The program covers two to three years of study and provides full tuition and a generous monthly stipend.

  • Josephine de Karman Undergraduate & Postgraduate Scholarships

    The Josephine de Karman Fellowship Trust awards ten (10) fellowships, $20,000 for graduate students or $10,000 for undergraduate students every year. Study must be carried out only in the United States and all funds must be expended only within the US.

  • Selby Travelling Grants

    Fellowships are awarded to overseas scientists to visit Australia. Up to $A10,000 is available to cover economy airfares and assistance towards living expenses.

  • US$45000 Du Bois-Mandela-Rodney Fellowship

    The University of Michigan invites applications for the Du Bois-Mandela-Rodney Fellowship Program from scholars working on Africa or the African diaspora. Consideration will be given to all disciplines. The fellowship package is worth $45,000 plus health insurance coverage.

    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

  • 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.