Advance Africa Newsletter
March 2007 Part IV
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.
March 26 2007, ISSUE #031.
1. Business School Scholarships Competition
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.
2. Integrated Masters in Health Informatics Scholarships (Available for study in Tanzania and Ethiopia )
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.
4. Hauser Global Scholars LLM Scholarships
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.
5. Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund Scholarships
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.
6. Bursaries for Undergraduate International Students studying Psychology
The School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, UK, welcomes applications from overseas students. A bursary scholarship is available for all overseas undergraduate students.
7. Leiden University Fund Scholarships
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.
8. UN Fellowships Programme in International Law
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.
9. Scholarships for Study Abroad Programs in Argentina
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.
10. Albert Dunning International Organ Competition
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.
11. Kala Fellowship Award
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.
12. Fellowships Available to attend Islamic Art Symposium at VCU
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.
13. Master’s and Ph.D Students for Technical University of Munich
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.
14. Master and Doctoral Student Position in Cancer Models, Technical University Munich, Germany
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.
15. PhD Scholarships in Economics - University of Kent
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.
16. PhD Candidates and Postdocs in Microelectronics, The University of Freiburg
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.
17. PhD Scholarships at the University of Aarhus, Denmark
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.
18. PhD Graduate Assistants Landscape Ecology and Ecological Modeling
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.
19. PhD student (or postdoc), Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Leiden
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.
20. PhD Studentships in Psychology, University of Birmingham in UK
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.
21. PhD Studentships in Business Law - Aarhus School of Business
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.
22. PhD Studentship in Transport Engineering - University of Southampton
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.
23. PhD Scholarships at University College Cork, Ireland
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.
24. Post Doctorate Positions, LINK, UNU-MERIT/ILRI,Nigeria/India
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.
25. Postdoctoral Fellowship in Molecular and Cellular Signaling
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.
B. Upcoming deadlines
Research MPhil Studentship at University of Greenwich - UK 28/3/2007
HEC - Forté Foundation Scholarships 28/3/2007
LLM in Human Rights Law Scholarships (University of Ulster, Ireland - 2007-2008) 29/3/2007
PhD Study Opportunities in Art and Design 30/3/2007
PhD Study Opportunities in Business and Management 30/3/2007
Master Scholarships for Foreign Students - Politecnico di Milano, Italy 30/3/2007
Postgraduate Studentships in Diversity, Integration and Policy - University of Dublin 30/3/2007
PhD Studentship in Plant Ecology - Leibniz University, Hannover, Germany 30/3/2007
PhD Study Opportunities in Built Environment 30/3/2007
PhD Study Opportunities 2007/2008 30/3/2007
PhD Study Opportunities in Media Studies 30/3/2007
Full-Fee Masters Scholarships (all subjects, UK) 30/3/2007
PhD Study Opportunities in Humanities at University of Ulster 30/3/2007
Master of Philosophy in Epidemiology 2007-2008 31/3/2007
Undergraduate and Postgraduate Taiwan Scholarships 31/3/2007
PhD studentships in Wind Engineering 31/3/2007
Postgraduate Studentships in The School of Social and Political Studies at University of Edinburgh - UK 31/3/2007
Taiwan International Graduate Program Fellowships 31/3/2007
LLM Scholarship in Democratic Governance and Rule of Law - Ohio Northern University, USA 31/3/2007
Masters in Computational Mathematics Scholarships - University of Waterloo 31/3/2007
Undergraduate and Postgraduate Taiwan Scholarships 31/3/2007
Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program 31/3/2007
MPhil or PhD Research Studentship in Photonics - University College London 31/3/2007
Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarship Programme 31/3/2007
MSc Scholarship in Science and Technology 01/4/2007
PhD Position at the Leibniz Institute of Marine Sciences 01/4/2007
PhD Studentship at Imperial College, London 01/4/2007
Netherlands Fellowship Programme 01/4/2007
International Masters Scholarships at The University of Edinburgh - UK 02/4/2007
ENS Lyon Master Program International Scholarships 15/4/2007
PhD Fellowships in Plant, Animal and Microbial Systems 20/4/2007
PhD Scholarships at University College Cork, Ireland 23/4/2007
Nottingham University Business School Scholarships 27/4/2007
Master/ PhD. Scholarships - 4 Becas para Master/doctorado 30/4/2007
Master/ PhD. Scholarships - Signal Processing for Chemical/Biochemical Analysis 30/4/2007
Environmental Management MBA Scholarships 30/4/2007
Undergraduate Scholarships at European College of Liberal Arts - Berlin, Germany 30/4/2007
MRes and PhD Studentships in Chemical Biology - Imperial College London 30/4/2007
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Scholarship Program 1/5/2007
MSc and PhD Studentships in the Life Sciences at the International University Bremen - Germany 1/5/2007
The Duncan Norman Research Scholarship 1/5/2007
MA Scholarships at University of Hull 1/5/2007
PhD Scholarships at University of Hull (Criminology, English, Law, History, Politics & International Studies) 1/5/2007
Law Scholarships at Glasgow University - UK 1/5/2007
1. Finance and Grant Implementation Manager, GRM International
2. Team Leader, GRM International, Lusaka, Zambia
3. Country Director I-TECH, Gaborone, Botswana
4. Environmental Affairs Officer, United Nations, Nairobi
5. Civil Society Development Coordinator, IRC, Bukavu
6. Regional Media and Communication Advisor, Plan International
7. Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist, GRM International, Lusaka
8. Development Projects Manager, ACDI/VOCA, Uganda
9. Country Representative, Guinea, Population Services International
10. International Consultant, UNDP, Nairobi - Kenya
11. Program Officer,Food for the Hungry, Katanga, Congo
12. West Africa Gender Project Manager, International Alert
13. Project Manager, Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue, Nairobi
14. Finance Director, Food for the Hungry, Congo
15. Programme Manager, International HIV/AIDS Alliance, Brighton
16. Director for Africa, Food for the Hungry, Nairobi, Kenya
17. Health Program Manager, Food for the Hungry, Beira, Mozambique