July 31st 2008, ISSUE #082.
Government of Western Australia, through the Department of Education and Training offers scholarships of up to A$13,500, to international students to undertake the Western Australian Universities’ Foundation Program. Applicants from all countries will be eligible to apply.
The Biomedical Equipment Repair Program is dedicated to providing students with the best foundation of knowledge and experience to become biomedical technicians in developing countries. MediSend offers successful candidates a scholarship that covers expenses for the 6-month program duration.
Elimu Fund scholarship helps intelligent Kenyan students with limited financial resources to pursue and successfully complete secondary education. The scholarship, in most cases, will cover 100% of the tuition, dormitory room and board (where applicable), and other associated costs, such as books, uniforms, travel, and a monthly stipend.
The Kenya Community Development Foundation (KCDF) Scholarships are for a period of four years for students admitted to secondary schools. Continuing students requiring less years of support are eligible and grants can only be used for school fees (boarding, examination and tuition fees).
HYTES provides scholarships for community minded and financially challenged secondary students in developing countries. It's focus is on paying for secondary tuition costs for community minded and financially challenged students in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Guatemala.
The Canadian Harambee Education Society (CHES)Provide scholarships to Kenyan and Tanzanian girls who qualify for Secondary School placements, but who need financial assistance in order to attend.
The Tumaini scholarship is designed to fight poverty by training young people for vocational careers. Mentors assist the scholars with career counseling, job matching, job readiness, life skills education, and entrepreneurial skills development. Applicants do not have to be graduates of secondary school but are preferrably graduates of primary school.
The Conservation Leadership Programme is offering Future Conservationist Awards of up to $12,500 to high potential teams who aim to develop their skills through practical conservation projects. The course is aimed at developing innovative project management, education, facilitation and communication skills.
Grants of up to £7,000 is intended for the purchase of the basic tools needed to conduct a research project, limited in-country travel and in some cases part of the applicant's salary. Successful applicants may go on to apply for a BES Overseas Fellowship that funds further research work, the applicant's salary and international travel.
AAD offers grants to graduate students to attend 8-week intensive language courses at leading institutes in Germany. The scholarship of €1,300 includes tuition, accommodations, and a cash allowance for meals and incidental expenses. DAAD will provide health and accident insurance as well as a travel subsidy of €210.
The Whitley Fund for Nature Awards offers a wide range of awards of up to £30,00 to outstanding nature conservation leaders around the world. WFN also offer small grants of up to £10,000 to team leaders who, though not yet advanced enough to win a full Whitley Award, show outstanding promise. The Awards are open to all.
Swedish Institute grants scholarship of up to SEK 8,000 per month and travel costs to and from Sweden. The scholarships are designed to cover living expenses. Scholarship holders are insured by SI against illness and accidents in Sweden during the scholarship period and tuition for the eligible programmes is free.
The Faculty is looking for candidates from developing countries, who would not otherwise be able to study sustainable design at postgraduate level in the United Kingdom. The scholarship covers full tuition fees, maintenance and travel grant of £11,000.
The three-year PhD program allows students to conduct research within a topic of their own choice. The scholarship of up to DKK 27,280 includes the tuition fees, office space, travel grants plus a salary.
The scholarships are awarded on academic merit and are open to international students in any subject. PhD Scholarship include,$20,000 each year, Domestic tuition fees and $500 thesis allowance. Amount for Masters by thesis is $15,000 stipend, plus a domestic fees waiver.
The fellowship programme is open to individuals working in a broad range of governmental organizations, ranging from educational institutions, research institutes and ministries who are nationals of and working in a developing country.
The British Ecological Society Overseas Fellowship scheme provides grants for ecologists in developing countries to carry out innovative ecological research. Fellowship grants are up to £20,000 for a period of 3 years. Limited in-country travel and part of the applicant's salary can be applied for.
WFI Fellowship Program brings young forestry and forest products professionals from around the world to work at the World Forest Institute for 6 to 12 months. The Fellowship Program offers participants many opportunities, such as conducting studies in the Pacific Northwest related to forestry.
B: NGO Grants
START seeks Pre-Proposals from African scientists for one-year projects on global environmental change in Africa. A Pre-Proposal may be submitted by any African scientist who is associated with an African institution of higher learning or with an African non-governmental organization.
IHEU funds Organizations (and exceptionally individuals) from countries which are classified as “least developed” or low/low-middle income countries. A total of Euros 75,000 is available and maximum funding for a single project is Euro 10,000 per grant per year. Organisations and resident nationals of developing countries are eligible to apply.
Tourism Cares, the tourism industry's nonprofit organization, awards charitable grants through its Tourism Cares Worldwide Grant Program to worthy tourism-related nonprofit organizations worldwide for capital improvements as well as education programs in conservation and preservation. Grants of up to $100,000 will be considered.
C: Conference & Workshops
D: Upcoming deadlines
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