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July 03 2008, ISSUE #080.
July 2008 Part I
"I like thinking of possibilities. At any time, an entirely new possibility is liable to come along and spin you off in an entirely new direction. The trick, I've learned, is to be awake to the moment." - Doug Hall Adams
** Advance Africa Scholarships**
Full Great Lakes of Africa Scholarships for Undergraduates
The scholarship provides promising student from the Great Lakes Region of Africa with the full financial assistance needed to attend College of the Atlantic (COA). The scholarship covers tuition, room, board, books and health insurance.
60 Graduate Scholarships for International Students
60 fully-funded scholarships are available for prospective international students to study at Zhejiang University. The scholarship covers tuition and fees, CNY 1,400 per month living allowance, CNY 600 per year for medical services plus CNY 600 one-off settlement subsidy for new students after registration.
Full Australian National University Scholarships for Undergraduates
Each year the Australian National University offers several scholarships that cover tuition fees and Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) premiums for international students who are immediate school leavers.
€42,000 Animal Breeding and Genetics Scholarships
Scholarships of up to €21,000 per year(for two years) are availabe to study European Master in Animal Breeding and Genetics course at any of the 6 universities on Erasmus Mundus programme. The scholarship covers the living costs, insurances, travel costs and subscription fees.
$12,000 Young Scientists Scholarships
Applications for IFS Research Grants are welcome from young scientists in developing countries to do research on the sustainable management, use or conservation of biological or water resources.
Scholarships for Professionals in Education
MUNDUSFOR offers a master degree in higher education to professionals that wish to orient their careers toward the field of education. The scholarship of up to €42,000 covers travel, living expenses and tuition in Europe for the full duration of the course.
Ernst Mach Scholarships for Developing Countries Students
Ernst Mach grant are for students from non-European countries to study a master degree programme (fulltime) at an Austrian university of applied sciences. The scholarship covers tuition fees, accommodation and a monthly grant of up to €1040.
Full Advanced Spectroscopy in Chemistry Scholarships
For each student the scholarship amounts to 21,000 Euro per academic year. This includes 10 monthly grants of 1,600 Euro and a fixed amount of 5,000 Euro for fees, travel expenses, relocation costs, etc. Students from all over the world are welcome to join the programme.
The North-South-Dialogue Scholarship Programme offers scholarships for selected master programmes. The scholarship covers travel expenses, accommodation plus a monthly scholarship of up to EUR 940.
MA Scholarships in Peace and Conflict Studies
MA Scholarships are available for the MA Program in Peace and Conflict Studies at European University Center for Peace Studies. Grant covers tuition, accommodation and travel costs for students from developing countries.
€35, 600 Master’s in International Humanitarian Action Scholarships
European Commission grants Scholarships to highly qualified third-country graduate students and scholars to; students to follow the NOHA Mundus Masters Course, to scholars to carry out teaching and research assignments and scholarly work in the NOHA universities participating in the Course.
Young Photographers Competition Awards
Each year, the Directory hosts an international Young Photographers Competition, for which photography students are invited to submit work. The shots Directory are now inviting entries from photography students studying degree-level courses around the world.
£13,500 PhD Studentship at University of Wolverhampton
A PhD studentship is available in the Department of Engineering and Technology at Wolverhampton University. This is an opportunity to conduct research on statistical shape analysis of the human back.
Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowships
The fellowship program is designed to help graduate students formulate doctoral dissertation proposals that are competitive in fellowship competitions. If awarded a fellowship, the airfare, hotel, meals and ground transport will be paid for by the Social Science Research Council.
Bentley Cropping Systems Fellowship (Any developing country or Canada)
The Bentley Cropping Systems Fellowship provides assistance to Canadian and developing country graduate students with a university degree in Agriculture, Forestry or Biology, who wish to undertake post-graduate, applied on-farm research with cooperating farmers in a developing country. Applicants must be enrolled full-time in a graduate program at a recognized university in Canada or in a developing country for the duration of the award period.
£10,000 Economics Research Scholarship
University of Oxford invites applications for a President Museveni scholarship of £10000 to support Africans wishing to pursue economic research at the University for the degree of D Phil.
African Women in Agricultural Research and Development Fellowships
The Gender and Diversity program invites applications for the fellowships under the AWARD Program.The fellowship will support African agricultural women scientists with PhD degrees, including those in post-doctoral positions, and women scientists with MA/MSc/MPhil/BA/BSc degrees.
B: NGO Grants
International Women's Programs Grants
The IWP seeks to promote the advancement of women’s rights and gender equality in law and practice, and the empowerment of women to ensure participation in the democratic processes. Organizations can apply for one to three year grants ranging from $25,000 to $200,000.
Children's Investment Fund Foundation Grants
The Children's Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF) seeks to demonstrably improve the lives of children living in poverty in developing countries by achieving large scale and sustainable impact.
$40,000 African Women Development Grants
The AWDF funds local, national, sub-regional and regional organisations in Africa working towards women's empowerment. In addition to awarding grants, the AWDF attempts to strengthen the organisational capacities of its grantees. Organisations can apply for grants of up to $40,000.
McKnight Foundation Grants
Africa Grants Program seeks to increase women's access to skills and economic opportunities that will help them gain greater control over their lives. In addition, the program tries to help women participate more fully in their households and communities as equal decision-makers.
C: Conference & Workshops
$3000 Travel Grants for Scholars and Graduate Students
Travel Grants to Three Conferences in Africa
Women's Edition Travel and Seminar Funding
Financial Markets and Macroeconomic Stability Conference Scholarships
Women PeaceMakers Conference Scholarships
African Digital Scholarship & Curation Conference
European Workshop on Evolutionary Algorithms in Stochastic and Dynamic Environments
Conference and International Meeting Scholarships
D: Upcoming deadlines
Africa Advocacy Intern - Kenya
Africa Program Intern - Kenya
Environmental Health Intern - Kenya
Environmental Health Intern - Ethiopia
Young Professionals Program at the World Bank
Junior Professional Associates Program - World Bank
Commercial/Business Law Experts Closing Date: 07 Jul 2008.
District Facility Coordinator, Kenya - 4 Posts Closing Date: 05 Aug 2008.
Logistic Coordinator - Zimbabwe Closing Date: 26 Aug 2008.
Communications Expert - Tanzania Closing Date: 30 Aug 2008.
Community Development Coordinator - Malawi Closing Date: 30 Aug 2008.