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April 11 2007, ISSUE #033.
Up to forty scholarships offering a 25% fee reduction are available for full-time, non-clinical, undergraduate programmes or postgraduate taught masters courses. Scholarship application forms will be automatically forwarded to all eligible students who have been made an offer of a place at the University.
University of Liverpool will be offering two awards(full tuition and living costs) under the Dorothy Hodgkin Postgraduate Awards scheme. Departments will select the strongest Mphil/PhD applicants who match the areas of the awarding research councils, and take account of the preferences of the industrial partners and the University's own strategic priorities.
DAAD Scholarship Programmes have benefited hundreds of African students since inception. The scholarships are given each year to postgraduate students wishing to study for a master‘s or PhD degree.
The Catholic Academic Exchange Service (KAAD) is a scholarship organization of the German Catholic Church that provides financial and civic educational support for high potential postgraduate scholars from Africa, Asia, Latin America and Eastern Europe. Applications for Master-programs in Germany will be considered primarily for candidates whose professional experience and objectives reveal that a Masters-degree, and not a Ph.D., is the final goal of their higher education ('terminal Master').
This EADB Graduate Scholarship in Development Studies programme offers three (3) scholarships each year to citizens of Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda who wish to pursue studies leading to a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Development Studies in a recognized institution of higher learning in East Africa. Each scholarship covers tuition fees, subsistence allowance, travel, and other related expenses.
Rafael Viñoly Architects Offers Fellowships in Architectural Research. Eligible fellows may come from any country and can have a degree or experience in any field.
The Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship provides an opportunity for a woman journalist working in the print, broadcast or Internet media to spend an academic year in a tailored program that combines access to MIT’s Center for International Studies and other Boston-area universities and two media companies; The Boston Globe and The New York Times. The successful candidate will have three or more years of journalism experience.
Utrecht University has received funding for a high-precision imaging polarimeter to study the formation, evolution and structure of extra-solar planetary systems by detecting the polarization of starlight scattered by circumstellar material. Gross salary starts with 1956 euro per month and increases to 2502 euro in the fourth year of employment.
Each year, a number of Directorate General for Development Cooperation Scholarships are awarded exclusively in the DGCD partner countries. Besides a monthly living allowance, the scholarship also covers registration fees, travel expenses and insurances.
A Research Assistant for Arabidopsis ecological plant genetics project in Europe is being sought. The fellowship stipend will be $35,000 plus health insurance and other benefits.
A graduate student position is available at the Department of Biology, University of New Brunswick, Canada. Highly motivated students with interests in either theoretical or experimental approaches, and previous research experience are encouraged to apply.
Business Summer School is a summer program which attracts senior students both from Romania and abroad to debate economical issues. Open to master and PhD students under the age of 35.
Islamic Research Academy (ISRA) is pleased to announce the continuation of it scholarships for Young Postgraduate Students in Islamicjerusalem Studies. The full scholarship will cover the full student tuition fee and will also include a fixed monthly sum to cover living expenses (£500).
Applications are invited for a Scholarship in the Faculty of Arts, University of Plymouth for practice-led postgraduate research (MPhil/PhD) specialising in Three Dimensional Design. Applications from non-UK/EU students are welcome with the expectation that funds have been secured to meet the difference in fee level.
Newcastle University invites applications for a PhD Studentship in Molecular Biology. A 3-year stipend of £12,600 per annum is open to all nationalities.
PhD Studentships are available at Cranfield Universty. Strong interaction with industry in this field means that individuals are well prepared for a rewarding career after its successful completion.
Applications are invited for a three year PhD studentship in the School of Computing at the Dublin Institute of Technology. Applicants for this studentship are expected to have a good honours degree in computer science or a related discipline, excellent technical and programming skills and strong written and spoken English.
A highly qualified MS or PhD student is being sought to work on an NSF-funded project examining plant-insect interactions involving aspen in Interior Alaska. Competitive candidates will have a sincere interest in and curiosity about plant-insect interactions, a strong background in ecology, a good undergraduate record, superior GRE scores, and strong letters of reference.
A candidate with a strong interest in theoretical aspects of phylogenetic reconstructions and bioinformatics, as well as a good background in evolutionary biology is being sought. Candidates must have completed their Master's degree or equivalent in a relevant field.
University of Zurich is searching for a Ph.D. student with demonstrable experience and interest in evolutionary biology and a solid background in bioinformatics. The successful candidate will have a strong background in bioinformatics and computational biology.
A new research group at University of Zürich invites applications for a PhD position (3 years funding, with potential ex-tension). The ideal candidate will be a highly-motivated zoologist with neontological or palaeontological background.
Marie Curie Summer School is pleased to announce this year’s Summer School, which focuses on Partial Melts and Amorphous Materials. Research scientists not eligible for EU funding are also most welcome to apply on a fee-paying basis.
The Inter-University Research Centre for Technology, Work and Culture is organising the seventh "International Summer Academy on Technology Studies", taking place at the Castle of Deutschlandsberg. Please submit an abstract of 300 to 500 words and a maximum of one page on your work and research background.
Baxter Healthcare Corporation Announces Renal Discoveries Grant Program to Advance Science and Care for Kidney Disease Patients. Grant recipients receive up to $375,000 each over three years.
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