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March 26 2007, ISSUE #031.
Business school candidates worldwide are invited to enter the Beat the GMAT 2007 competition that awards scholarship packages, valued at almost $9,000, to applicants who demonstrate need. The competition is designed to provide business school candidates with assistance to help them achieve their full potential on the GMAT and in the business school application process.
Integrated Masters in Health Informatics Scholarships are available to students from developing countries. A formal requirement is a Bachelor’s degree in informatics, health or related areas. No tuition fee will be charged. The scholarships will cater for basic subsistence and accommodation and transport from home area to the city of education. 3. Higher Education Masters Programme in Africa Scholarships
The Higher Education Masters in Africa Programme (HEMA) is a new program that will allow students to study at the University of Oslo , University of Western Cape , South Africa , and Makerere University . 16 scholarships are awarded annually to students from Africa admitted to the HEMA programme. Scholarships cover: tuition fees, living cost and accommodation, travel expenses from home country to the admitting institution, installation grant, excess luggage, medical insurance, field work, publication grant and visa.
The Hauser Global Scholars Program, a part of the Hauser Global Law School Program, offers generous financial support to a limited number of outstanding foreign students for one year of study at New York University School of Law enrolled in the course leading to the LL.M. degree. Each Hauser Global Scholar receives full tuition and reasonable living expenses, including rent and the cost of textbooks and other study materials.
Each year, the Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund awards grants to women from developing countries engaged in graduate studies in the United States or Canada. The scholarships Grant amounts to about $11,000. The applicants must be 25 years and above.
The School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, UK, welcomes applications from overseas students. A bursary scholarship is available for all overseas undergraduate students.
Each year the organisation of alumni, Leiden University Fund (LUF) awards Leiden University Fund Scholarships to outstanding foreign students pursuing a Masters Degree at Leiden University. The scholarship consists of € 10.800,- for one academic year.
The fellowships are awarded to qualified professionals from developing countries and countries with economies in transition. They enable mid-level government officials and young university teachers of international law etc., to acquire additional knowledge on international law and on the legal work of the United Nations and its associated bodies.
Road2Argentina, a study abroad organization, is now offering scholarships for Spanish immersion, and internship programs. The scholarships are merit-based and are open to any program participant.
The first edition of the Albert Dunning international organ competition will run from June 18th to 22nd in the Pieve di San Brizio in Spoleto (PG), Italy. The competition is open to organists of any nationality who have not reached the age of 40 by June 18th 2007.
The Kala Art Institute in Berkeley , California , is accepting applications for the Kala Fellowship Award. Each year Kala chooses eight artists from a variety of disciplines such as traditional and digital printmaking, book arts, photography, film, video, and installation art.
The Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development and the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Arts are offering 15 Hamad Bin Khalifa travel fellowships. The fellowship provides financial support for conference attendance and recognition of scholars from diverse geographic and cultural areas, including those from the less developed and less well-funded countries.
Technical University Munich have a position available for a Ph.D student as part of a project funded by the German Cancer Research Foundation to establish physiological animal models of human cancer. Applicants should hold a master`s degree, or equivalent in biology, molecular biotechnology or a related field.
Technical University Munich currently has positions available for Master’s students to work on projects in two areas of research. The positions are funded for an initial period of three years. It also has a position available for a PhD student as part of a project funded by the German Cancer Research Foundation.
The Department of Economics at the University of Kent welcomes applications for 4 Doctoral Scholarships. Candidates must hold a good Master’s degree at merit or distinction in Economics and/or equivalent subjects.
The Chair of Microelectronics at IMTEK, University of Freiburg offers positions of PhD Candidates and Postdocs in Microelectronics or Microsystems Technology. The positions are limited in time for 3-5 years with the possibility of an extension.
The University of Aarhus invites international students to apply for PhD programmes in Political science, Psychology, Law or Economics and management. Applications are requested from candidates holding a Master’s degree, or equivalent degree in a related subject area.
University of Missouri - Columbia invites applications for these two PhD assistantship positions. The stipend for each PhD graduate assistant is $18,000/year for three years.
Institute of Biology at Leiden University invites applications for this PhD studentship on the production and perception of formants in bird vocalizations. Candidates are expected to have an MSc degree in Biology, Biomedical Science, Cognitive Neuroscience or other relevant discipline.
The School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, is offering up to 10 University and Research Council funded research studentships for students wishing to start a research degree in October. The studentships pay the tuition fee and a maintenance allowance currently £12,300 per annum.
At the Centre for International Business Law (CIBL) two PhD scholarships are vacant. A PhD scholarship has duration of three years. Graduates and students expecting to complete their study programme in the near future may apply for the scholarships.
An EngD Studentship is available for start immediately, sponsored by Mott MacDonald. The minimum tax free stipend is currently circa £17,000 per annum. Applicants should have a 1st or 2.1 class degree (or equivalent) in engineering or physical sciences.
The College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences, University College Cork, invites applications for PhD Scholarships in the areas listed here. The Scholarships will be tenable at University College Cork from 1 October 2007 for a maximum of 3 years.
This is a three year project with substantial funding by the UK's Department for International Development (DFID) and it seeks to appoint 2 post-doctoral positions. The project offers the unique opportunity of exploring critical operational, policy and theoretical questions concerning ways of operationalising the innovation systems concept in agriculture and rural development interventions in developing countries.
Highly motivated and committed individuals are being sought to join a leading research group at the Weizmann Institute in Israel studying signaling for receptor-induced apoptosis and activation of transcription factors of the NF-kappa B family.
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