Scholarship, Fellowship Opportunities
World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) Scholarship Program
Under the Binary-WIEF Scholarship Awards open for all nationalities, 10 scholarships are available in full or part for all nationalities to pursue Master and PhD at Binary University College.
Conditions for the scholarships are as follows:
1. Bachelor/Master degree in any discipline with a minimum of second class upper or CGPA of 3.5 for full scholarship and CGPA of for part scholarship
2. TOEFL score of 650 or IELTS score of 7.0
3. Have not received any other scholarship from government or private agencies
4. The scholarship is to pursue the MBA, MSc ITM or PhD in TQM, Leadership, Marketing, Finance & Entrepreneurship, at Binary University College only.
5. Recipients must maintain a minimum CGPA of 3.0 every semester failing which the scholarship may be revoked
Candidates must fill up the Binary Scholarship Application Form and send it with all necessary documents via email to firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com or via post to:
The Registrar Office
Binary University College
No. 1, IOI Business Park,
Persiaran Puchong Jaya Selatan,
Bandar Puchong Jaya
47100 Puchong, Selangor
World Islamic Economic Forum Foundation
2nd Floor, Kompleks Antarabangsa
Jalan Sultan Ismail
50250 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: +603 2145 5500
Fax: +603 2145 5504
For details click: http://wief.org/wief-young-leaders-network/27/
National Press Foundation Fellowship
National Press Foundation is offering all-expenses-paid, six-day fellowships to journalists to learn about lung health issues, and to cover the 43rd Union World Conference on Tuberculosis and Lung Health, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, this November. The journalist training runs from November 12-14, followed by participation at the conference, which runs through November 17.
We would like to receive applications from journalists working in any medium and especially from the countries: India, China, Russia and South Africa. All applicants must be working as a journalist covering lung health or general health for at least three years.
Fellowships cover conference registration, roundtrip air/train travel, hotel accommodation and per diem through the conference.
For details click: http://nationalpress.org/programs-and-resources/program/lung-health-issues-kuala-lumpur-malaysia-2012/
HRAP 2013: Strengthening Skills for Human Rights Defenders
Columbia University’s Institute for the Study of Human Rights’ is accepting applications for the 2013 Human Rights Advocates Program (HRAP). HRAP is a capacity building program designed to strengthen the skills, knowledge, and networks of proven human rights defenders at the grassroots level.
HRAP leverages the resources of Columbia University and those offered by New York City as a center of NGOs and international organizations to provide proven grassroots leaders with critical skills-building and networking opportunities. Through workshops, seminars, participation in University classes and other activities as well as meetings with policy makers and potential funders, Advocates share their experiences, reflect critically on their strategies, and plan future campaigns. More than 250 advocates from over 80 countries have participated in this program since 1989. The cumulative reach of HRAP participants is extraordinary: alumni have worked with organizations whose memberships range from the thousands to the millions.
HRAP focuses both on strengthening the skills of the individual Advocates and providing the tools for them to build sustainable organizations that advocate for disadvantaged peoples.
To meet HRAP’s goals, Advocates are expected to participate fully in the offerings provided by HRAP, including:
Skills workshops on advocacy planning and strategies, fundraising, press and media, and building sustainable organizations;
Columbia University courses on human rights, public health, the environment, development, and labor rights;
Meetings and networking opportunities with NGO staff, activists, policymakers, representatives of international institutions, and academics.
The Program is designed for lawyers, journalists, doctors, teachers, social workers, community organizers, and other human rights activists working with NGOs on issues including sexual and gender-based violence, domestic violence, minority rights, LGBT rights, labor rights, migration, health, social exclusion, environmental justice, and corporate social accountability.
ISHR makes every effort to provide full fellowships to cover program costs as well as travel and housing. A reasonable stipend is also provided to cover basic costs. ISHR staff will work with interested candidates who have been wait listed for the Program to identify potential funding sources in cases where ISHR has not secured the resources to provide a full fellowship.
Completed applications are due by November 16, 2012. For more information, visit this link. http://hrcolumbia.org/hrap/apply/instructions/
HDR Scholarship at Queensland University of Technology
Research Students Centre, QUT invites applications for Honours, Undergraduate and Postgraduate students for which courses are offered by the University.
Applications for a 2013 Higher Degree by Research (HDR) Scholarship will be accepted between 20 August and 12 October 2012. All HDR applicants who submitted a 2013 application for admission prior to the scholarship round opening date will be considered automatically, unless they have advised that they are already in receipt of a scholarship. Current QUT HDR students who are not in receipt of a scholarship will be required to submit a scholarship application via QUT Virtual in order to be considered in the 2013 Round. The Research Students Centre (RSC) will be responsible for receiving scholarship applications and determining initial eligibility. Details of applications will be forwarded to Faculties as they are received, with the application available for viewing on TRIM.
Degrees must be less than 10 years old (i.e. final year of study being 2001 or earlier). The final year of study will be used to determine this, not the graduation/conferral year
Postgraduate coursework degrees must be Australian Qualifications Framework level 9 (Masters) and consist of at least 8 units in order to be used to determine this score (i.e. excludes the use of graduate certificates and diplomas)
If the most recent degree is greater than 10 years old, or if the applicant has not completed an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework degree, the Most Recent Degree GPA Score will be calculated by taking the average of the Honours Equivalence and the Faculty scores. The score may appear as 0 until Honours Equivalence and Faculty scores are finalized.
Deadline- 12 October 2012
For more information contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
College of Humanities Alumni Scholarship
The College of Humanities offers University of Exeter alumni a £1,000 scholarship towards the cost of their Taught Masters tuition fees. The scholarship is available to full as well as Part-time students who initiate their Taught Masters with us this October. The payment of the scholarship will paid be pro rata for Part-time students (normally £500 per year).
To be eligible to receive the scholarship, the scholarship must have completed their studies within the past 4 years (ie: since 2008) and register on a Taught Masters programme with the College this October (2012).
In order to be eligible for the scholarship, the candidate must obtain the necessary academic and English language entry requirements for chosen postgraduate programme, and if candidate are applying for a Taught Masters degree, apply through the online application system. The award cannot be held in conjunction with any other scholarship or studentship.
Duration of award: Variable
Application deadline: 1st September, 2012
For further information, visit the link. http://www.exeter.ac.uk/studying/funding/award/?id=1011
Haybridge Sixth Form Scholarships 2013
Haybridge Sixth Form offer ten Academic Scholarships each year. Applications are invited from students currently in Year 11 at Haybridge and from students studying elsewhere who will join the Sixth Form in September 2013.
The award of £500 is to be used to support Advanced level academic study in Years 12 and 13 and enrichment activities such as University Summer Schools in preparation for Higher Education at Russell Group universities, Oxford and Cambridge. This scholarship is highly prestigious academic award and has high expectations from scholars.
Criteria for Scholarship application:
The annual award of a scholarship will be at the discretion of the Head teacher and Director of Sixth Form.
Students who achieve eight or more A* grades in GCSE subjects are invited to apply for the scholarship and will be interviewed by the Head teacher
Scholars will be expected to routinely commit to an intellectual journey above and beyond the demands of public examinations.
Scholars are expected to consistently achieve high attainment grades in examinations and in their reports. The organizers also recommend Scholars undertake the Extended Project Qualification in Year 12 to prepare them for their university studies.
Scholars will also be required to make a contribution to the academic life of the Sixth Form; this could be by acting as a Subject Mentor, Ambassador or undertaking an Officer role.
The organizers expect that all of those awarded the status of Scholar, will consistently fulfill the requirements for the retention of their scholarships and that the process of review will help them to meet and make the most of the status they have received. All academic scholarships awarded in the year 2013-14 and thereafter will be subject to term review.
For further information, visit the link. http://www.haybridge.worcs.sch.uk/SixthForm/Scholarships2013/tabid/494/Default.aspx
Mastering social media class offers fellowships
Mid-career journalists from developing countries can apply for a fellowship in the Netherlands.
The Netherlands Fellowship Program, sponsored by the Radio Nederland Training Centre (RNTC), aims to strengthen the capacity of journalists to use social media in research, publication and distribution.
Print, broadcast and online journalists from 60 select countries can apply for a scholarship. The course will focus on enabling participants to work as Internet journalists and producers. Topics to be covered include web design, multimedia reporting and producing audio and video.
Self-paying or sponsored candidates from other countries are also welcome to apply, but all applicants must have English proficiency and at least three years journalism experience.
For more information, click here: http://www.rntc.nl/masteringsocialmedia
Global Film Initiative grants accepting applications
In its continuing effort to promote original storytelling by individuals from around the world, the Global Film Initiative has announced a call for applications for the Summer 2012 cycle of its narrative feature film production grants program.
Applications are accepted for feature-length, narrative film projects in all stages of production by directors from eligible nations of Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Central and Eastern Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and Oceania.
The grant program awards 15-20 grants per year, of up to US$10,000 each, to filmmakers whose work exhibits artistic excellence, authentic self-representation and accomplished storytelling. Funds received from grants are used to support completion of film production and to subsidize post-production costs such as laboratory and sound mixing fees, and access to advanced editing systems.
For more information, click here: http://www.globalfilm.org/granting.htm
Human Rights Consortium Graduate Fellowship Scheme
The Human Rights Consortium at the School of Advanced Study, University of London, periodically invites applications for Graduate Fellowships undertaking research in the human rights subject field. The Award is for a 4-month period.
The scheme is open to all advanced PhD students interested in working with academics of the School in organizing, facilitating and disseminating work undertaken in the human rights fields
Advanced PhD students are invited to apply for a Graduate Fellowship with the Refugee Law Initiative (RLI) at the School of Advanced Study. The recipient(s) will work with the Director of the RLI, Dr David James Cantor, contributing to the convening of conferences and seminars, and producing reports on these events and undertake a follow up exercise thereafter. An award of £1,500 (gross) will be available for the four month duration of the Fellowship.
The application deadline is 5.30 pm, Monday 23 July 2012. Interviews will be scheduled for later during that week. The appointment would be expected to start on 1 October 2012.
For more information, visit this link: http://www.sas.ac.uk/hrc/fellowships/graduate-fellowship-scheme
Enhancing Leadership in Peace building
Interpeace in partnership with the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP), with the co-operation of UNITAR and on behalf of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs of Switzerland to offer a senior-level course to enhance leadership in peace building.
The course is ‘by invitation’ and has been tailored to meet the needs of current and potential leaders whose remits touch on peace building. 24 participants will be selected from a competitive process to come to Geneva at the end of October for this five day interactive course. ‘Enhancing leadership in peace building’ provides an opportunity for practitioners who are current and potential leaders to enhance their understanding of sustainable peace building and leadership styles.
A gender balanced group of individuals, domestic and international actors, government and non-government representatives, civil society and members of the security forces will come together to enhance their knowledge and understanding of effective peace building and leadership.
Highlights of the course include a comprehensive understanding of:
The latest peace building trends, insights and best practices
Different leadership styles and skills that can support a peace building objective
The importance of collaborative and lateral leadership in peace building settings
Input from recognized leaders in peace building
A creative mix of workshop styles and experiential teaching styles
For further information, visit the link. http://www.interpeace.org/index.php/2011-08-08-15-19-20/latest-news/310-course-enhancing-leadership-in-peacebuilding
AAEA offers travel grants to Economists
The Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA) is offering full travel grant support is available for economists from less developed countries to participate in the 2013 AAEA & CAES Joint Annual Meeting in Washington, DC August 4-6, 2013. AAEA is requesting nominations for eligible candidates for awarding these travel grants.
Nominees should be working in one or more of the fields of agricultural, development, environmental, food and consumer, natural resource, regional, rural, or related areas of applied economics and business.
Nominations should include:
Nominee’s name, institution, postal address, and e-mail address.
Nominator’s name, institution, postal address, and e-mail address.
Brief statement of support written by the nominator.
Brief statement of interest written by the nominee.
Proposed travel budget.
Paper (no longer than 20pp. double-spaced pages, including tables and figures) describing the research to be presented at the meetings
Eligible nominators include department chairs or administrators, advisors, or any AAEA member.
Selected applicants will be scheduled to present their research (as a paper or poster) during the meeting. Details regarding presentation will be provided after the acceptance notices are sent out.
The deadline to submit applications is 5 November 2012. For more information, visit this link. http://www.aaea.org/upcoming-deadlines/travel-grants-for-economists-from-least-developed-countries
European Research Council Funding Schemes
European Research Council (ERC) funding schemes are open to top researchers of any nationality or age who wish to carry out their frontier research in the 27 EU Member States or associated countries.
There are three ERC core funding schemes and two additional schemes.
For details click: http://erc.europa.eu/funding-schemes
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