Advance Africa Newsletter

October 2006 Part II

A free e-zine bringing you inspirational articles, great tips on studying abroad as well as jobs and scholarships alerts.

Serving Africans around the world.

October 11 2006, ISSUE #008.

A. Scholarships & Grants

1. 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. Click here for details.

2. M.Sc by research Food/Agriculture

The applicant must hold an honours degree in Environmental Science, Environment Resource Management, or a related discipline (2:2 or better). Click here for details.

3. Erasmus Mundus MSc in Photonics Scholarship

The Erasmus Mundus MSc in Photonics scholarship consists of twenty monthly instalments of 1600 euro and a yearly fee of 5000 euro to cover expenses, like subscription fees, insurances and travel. Click here for details.

4. University of Leeds Masters Shell Centenary Scholarships

University of Leeds Shell Centenary Scholarships are offered to cover several areas of study. Two Shell Centenary Scholarships and four Shell Centenary Scholarships are awarded each year. Click here for details.

5. University of Edinburgh Masters Shell Centenary Scholarships

The University of Edinburgh Shell Centenary Scholarships offer postgraduate students from developing countries the opportunity to study in the UK and gain skills that will make a long-term contribution to the further development of their countries. Click here for details.

6. MSc Chemical Engineering / Membrane technology

The researcher will assess waste streams from the chemical and pharmaceutical industry so as to identify membrane separation processes that will remove contaminants. Click here for details.

7. University of Canterbury Doctoral and Masters Scholarships - New Zealand

Scholarships are offered twice a year for study towards a PhD degree or for the thesis year of a Masters degree. Click here for details.

8. Cambridge Research Institute Scholarships

Applications for graduate studentships starting in October 2007 are invited from recent graduates or final year undergraduates who hold or expect to gain a first/upper second class honours degree. Click here for details.

9. John Henry Brookes International Scholarships

The John Henry Brookes International Scholarships are offered by the Graduate School at Oxford Brookes University to international students wishing to undertake a full-time taught postgraduate degree. Click here for details.

10. Monash Graduate Scholarship (MGS) - Australia

To be eligible for an MGS, applicants must hold a bachelors degree with first class honours, or a qualification deemed equivalent, from an Australian or overseas tertiary institution Click here for details.

11. PhD in Microfluidics Monash University

Graduate and postdoctoral opportunities are available to work on an exciting and innovative microfluidic project to develop an integrated lab-on-a-chip microdevice for medical diagnostics and immunoassays. Click here for details.

12. PhD Position in Wettability Control of Patterned Surfaces

Apllicants need to be enthusiastic, have a recent Masters degree in experimental or applied physics, physical chemistry or a related discipline, and with a strong desire to investigate uncharted waters. Click here for details.

13. PhD Position at Siemens Corporate Technology

The simulation results shall be used to identify potential candidate materials and composites for advanced energy conversion applications. Click here for details.

14. PhD Position in Soft Condensed Matter at University of Amsterdam

The aim of the PhD project is to study glass formation and jamming in colloidal and granular systems. Click here for details.

15. Gates Cambridge Scholarship - Cambridge University

This scholarship programme enables outstanding graduate students from outside the United Kingdom to study at the Cambridge University. Click here for details.



B. Upcoming deadlines

1. Master in Insurance and Risk Management - Italy - Closing date 30/10/2006

2. John Bicknell Research Scholarship - Australia - Closing date 30/10/2006

3. Theodora Bosanquet Bursary - UK - Closing date 31/10/2006

4. Graduate Scholarship for Non-Japanese Women to Study in Japan - Closing date 31/10/2006

5. Spencer Foundation Dissertation Fellowships -Closing date 01/11/2006

6. International Dissertation Research Fellowships - Closing date 01/11/2006

7. Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation - Closing date 01/11/2006

8. Amelia Earhart Fellowship Program - Closing date 15/11/2006

9. British Chevening Scholarships - Applications & Closing date - November.



C. Jobs and Internships

1. Human Rights Officer - Uganda

2. Microfinance Advisor - Ethiopia

3. Operations Research Manager - Uganda

4. Finance/ Logistics - Administration Manager

5. Project Coordinator (two positions)- Chad

6. Socioeconomics – Postdoctoral Fellow - Nairobi

7. Community Development Advisor - Botswana

8. Rural Development Expert - Malawi

9. Senior Program Specialist – Malawi

Scholarship 2016/17

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