SCHOLARSHIP, FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
DAAD-Scholarships for Postgraduate Courses
Deadline- July 31, 2012
Countries/Region- Africa, Asia, Pacific Islands, Central and South America and Central and Eastern Europe
The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) invites application for scholarship in Germany for the students mainly of Developing Nations.
Universities aims at providing academically educated young professionals from developing countries with further specialized studies.
These degree courses, which consist of one to two years of concentrated study, provide academically-trained young professionals in leading positions from developing countries with the opportunity to engage in postgraduate education and training in their particular field or profession.
Postgraduate courses are offered in the following fields:
Economic Sciences / Business Administration / Political Economics
Engineering and Related Sciences
Agriculture and Forest Sciences
Medicine and Public Health
Sociology and Education
The DAAD Germany Scholarships are for international students and young professionals from developing countries in Africa, Asia, Pacific Islands, Central and South America and Central and Eastern Europe.
Applicant will come either from a public authority or a state or private company in a developing country and, as such, be engaged in the planning and execution of directives and projects with emphasis on development policies having a bearing on technological, economic or social areas.
Holds a Bachelorís degree (4 years) in related subject.
Applicant will have completed an academic degree far beyond average and at least two years of related professional experience.
Applicant is not older than 36 (for some courses the age limit is 32), respectively his/her academic degrees should normally not be older than 6 years. Concerning a possible age limit, please refer to the course details on the following pages.
For more information, visit this link: http://www.daad.de/entwicklung
The Committee to Protect Journalists is seeking a qualified individual for the Steiger Fellow program. The six-month fellowship, established to honor Paul Steiger, will start on September 15, 2012.
The ideal candidate will be a current college student, recent graduate, or early career journalist with an interest in projects related to freedom of expression and the press. The Steiger fellow will carry out an independent project on press freedom while supporting CPJ staff and working on a variety of topics. This is a paid position and reports to the Senior Program Coordinator.
Primary duties and responsibilities:
Supports staff with researching and documenting press freedom violations.
Communicates regularly with international journalists and human rights activists.
Researches and writes on topics related to international press freedom issues.
Maintains research files.
Reviews domestic and foreign news publications.
Assists in CPJís international advocacy efforts.
Assists in organizing events and preparing travel logistic arrangements.
Supports program staff in administrative duties, including database management and general office support.
Knowledge of international press and human rights issues.
Ability to work both independently with supervision and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
Completion of at least two years of college or university.
Excellent English writing and reporting skills.
Proficiency in a U.N. language (French, Spanish, Russian, Chinese, or Arabic) a plus.
Exceptional research skills and attention to detail.
Knowledge of Internet free expression issues is desirable.
Comfortable working with databases.
Ability to work on a variety of projects and to prioritize.
International students with proper authorization to work in the United States are encouraged to apply.
How to Apply
Please e-mail a resume, cover letter, references, and a one-page proposal on a specific press freedom-related project to email@example.com August 1, 2012.
For details contact: http://www.idealist.org/view/job/G4g3GGDszSsP/
Fulbright-Nehru Communications Fellowships
Indian professionals who want to study at a U.S. university can apply for a Fulbright-Nehru Masterís Fellowship.
The communications field of study includes print, broadcast and online media, media management and communications research and strategy.
Fellows will work toward a masterís degree. The program is for those who demonstrate leadership qualities, have completed the equivalent of a U.S. bachelorís degree, have at least three yearsí professional work experience and are committed to return to their original communities to contribute in the field of communications.
The fellowship, which lasts one to two years, covers round-trip airfare, tuition and fees and living costs.
For more information, click here. http://www1.minglebox.com/article/news/fulbright-nehru-master-rsquo-s-fellowship-for-leadership-development-2012
Papers invited for III International Conference on Cyber journalism
The ObCiber-Observatůrio do Ciberjornalismo (Observatory of Cyberjournalism) invites submissions for III International Conference on Cyber journalism. This international conference on Cyber journalism will be organized from December 6 to 7, 2012 in the University of Porto, Portugal, under the general theme of ďConvergenceĒ (professional, business, technological and cultural).
Paper proposal can be sent either in Portuguese, Spanish or English. The 500 words abstract should include the topic and its relevance, the hypothesis or main argument, conceptual and methodological framework, expected results and around 5 keywords. There are to be no biographical notes or references within the abstract which must be accompanied by a separate cover letter, for blind review purposes, only with the authors, names and institutional affiliation and postal and e-mail address.
Papers can be presented at the conference in Portuguese, Spanish or English, but the slides must be in English.
The deadline for the submission of abstracts is July 15, 2012.
You will be informed whether or not your abstract is accepted by September 15, 2012.
The deadline for full papers is October 31, 2012. All the papers will be published in the online book of conference proceedings.
For further information, visit the link .
Deadline: February 15, 2013.
The Nieman-Berkman Fellowship in Journalism Innovation will bring individual to Harvard University for the 2013-14 academic session. This fellowship will enable fellows to work on a specific course of research or a specific project relating to journalism innovation.
The fellowship is collaboration between two parts of Harvard: The Nieman Foundation for Journalism and The Berkman Center for Internet & Society.
Both share a set of common interests around journalism, innovation and the evolution of the digital space. Both, have fellowship programs that give people a year to learn and collaborate with others in the Harvard community. The Nieman-Berkman Fellow will be a joint fellow between the two centers, a full Nieman Fellow and a full Berkman Fellow.
Candidates will be asked to propose a specific course of study or project relating to journalism innovation. That proposal could deal with any issue relating to journalismís digital transformation. Examples might include ideas for new revenue streams to fund journalism, the construction of new tools for reporting, or research into news consumption patterns. The candidateís application must make it clear how his or her proposal will benefit the field.
The Nieman-Berkman Fellow will be able to draw upon the wealth of resources available at Harvard and in the surrounding area for his or her work. Along with the Nieman Foundation and the Berkman Center, Cambridge is home to institutions like the Harvard Business School, MITís Center for Civic Media, the Hauser Center for Nonprofit Organizations, the Shorenstein Center for Press, Politics and Public Policy, and others relating to journalismís evolution. The major objective is to identify a candidate who would benefit from the time and resources the fellowship provides, and whose work during the year at Harvard would benefit journalism more broadly.
The primary responsibility of the fellow will be to execute the proposal that earned him or her the fellowship. In addition, the fellow will be expected to spend the year in residence in Cambridge and to be a full participant in both the Nieman and Berkman fellowship communities.
In terms of specific time commitments, that includes attendance at Nieman and Berkman events designed for the fellows, such as the weekly Berkman Fellowsí hour on Tuesdays and the Nieman Fellowsí seminar on Wednesdays. More broadly, it means engagement with both communities and serving as part of the bridge between them. We believe journalists and technologists have important things to teach one another, and the Nieman-Berkman Fellow will be part of that information sharing.
Finally, the Nieman-Berkman Fellow will be expected to share the results of his or her work with other fellows and through the Nieman Journalism Lab.
The Nieman-Berkman Fellowship is open to both United States citizens and citizens of other countries
Candidates should either be working journalists or work for a news organization in a business, technology, or leadership capacity. Independent journalists are also welcome to apply
The Nieman Foundation and the Berkman Center share a commitment to diversity and encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups
The Nieman-Berkman Fellow will receive the standard Nieman Fellowship stipend from the Nieman Foundation, which is $60,000 over 10 months. Fellows receive additional allowances for housing, childcare, and health insurance, which differ in size depending on their family situation. The Nieman Fellowship is an online application process.
For further Information, visit the link. http://www.nieman.harvard.edu/NiemanFoundation/NiemanFellowships
AUIP Mobility Program Scholarship for Postgraduate and Doctoral Students
Deadline: 30 October 2012
Iberoamerican University Postgraduate Association invites applications for Scholarship for Mobility Program for Postgraduate and Doctoral Teachers and researchers to study between institutions associated with AUIP.
This initiative is part of the action program of promotion of postgraduate and doctoral studies included in the Plan of Action AUIP. It makes grants to promote and facilitate international academic mobility between institutions associated with AUIP Purpose. The procedure to enforce the international travel grants will be: Both scholars and students engaged in transatlantic voyages as those whose journey is made between different countries in Latin America, AUIP will facilitate, through their travel agents, the electronic ticket to a maximum of 1,200 euros. For scholars or students traveling from Spain to Portugal or vice versa, the total amount of aid shall be a maximum of 800 euros and only if the journey is made with your own car, the money will be paid by bank transfer, after sending the corresponding expenditure documents.
Equal participation of more institutions and countries
Focus on pressing needs
Possibility to link an institution with high level of development in the discipline concerned with other less developed.
Countries/Region- All Countries
For more information, visit this link: http://www.auip.org/index.php/es/becas-auip/567
Denys Holland Scholarship
Deadline: 1st August, 2012 at 4pm
The Denys Holland Scholarship was incorporated to commemorate Professor Denys Holland. A Professor of Law and Dean of Students, one of his principle concerns was the welfare as well as fulfillment of students under his care. His admissions policy for the Faculty of Law aimed at a broad range of students who would enter fully into college life.
The Denys Holland Scholarship aims to support undergraduate students from any country, who without the support of the scholarship would be unable to secure the funding required to study at UCL, and who can demonstrate their intention to make full use of the activities offered by UCL and the Student Union.
Applicants should be:
Holding an offer of admission to UCL for full-time undergraduate study in any department; In financial hardship, and be able to demonstrate that without the scholarship they would be unable to study at UCL; Preferably aged 25 or below at the time of commencing their studies; Able to demonstrate that they have broad interests and intend to be actively involved in and contribute to the life of the university.
The scholarship is awarded on the basis of financial hardship, subject to applicants demonstrating their intention to play a full part in extra-curricular activities of UCL and the Students Union.
Value: Benefits and Duration
The scholarship is worth £9,000 per annum and scholars may choose to use all or part of the scholarship to cover fees. Any remainder is paid to the scholar as a maintenance stipend.
Scholarships are for one year in the first instance, but will be renewed subject to satisfactory progress, for up to a total of three years. The Scholarship may be held alongside other grants, bursaries, awards or scholarships, provided annual total funding does not exceed the cost of fees plus a reasonable sum for maintenance in any one year (as determined by UCL).
Applicants will be required to detail their current outside interests and indicate areas of non-academic activity which they would hope to pursue while a student. They will also have to provide information on their financial circumstances and other sources of income being sought to fund their studies Ė additional information may be requested by the selection panel.
For further information, visit the link. http://www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/scholarships/undergraduate/denyshollandug
Scholarships for international research at University of South Australia
International Postgraduate Research Scholarships (IPRS) and International Postgraduate Research Scholarships (IPRS) are funded by the Department of Industry, Innovation Science, Research and Tertiary Education (DIISRTE) and awarded to international candidates on the basis of academic merit and research potential.
An IPRS will cover your tuition fees and your Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC), and provide a stipend (living allowance), but will not pay for travel expenses. A thesis allowance is funded to cover the cost of printing and binding the thesis.
Benefits and conditions:
Applicants must read the IPRS scholarship benefits and conditions (PDF file, 483 kb) before signing the declaration at the bottom of the application form. These conditions apply to all people who accept offers from the University of South Australia for the IPRS or UniSA Presidentís scholarship.
Available to international higher degree by research (HDR) students, generally with a first-class Honors degree or equivalent.
Candidates must be intending to enroll at UniSA full-time for either a Masters by Research or doctorate by research.
Admission selection and scholarship allocation guidelines (RTF file)
$28,715 per annum for 3 years, with the possibility of one six-month extension (2012 stipend rate)
Presidentís Scholarships (UPS):
University Presidentís Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic merit. A UPS will cover tuition fees and Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC). The living allowance must be provided by the University of South Australia centre, school, division or institute where an applicant has applied. The minimum rate is the Australian Postgraduate Award base rate. In some cases, the living allowance may be provided by a sponsor or external funding provider.
The benefits and conditions are based on those applicable to the IPRS, however, they may be amended depending on the source of the living allowance; any offer made will detail the benefits and conditions that apply
Travel expenses are not covered by the scholarship
Benefits and conditions
The UPS scholarship benefits and conditions will be sent with an offer of scholarship and you should read them carefully prior to signing an acceptance form. These UPS benefits and conditions (PDF file, 483 kb) apply to all people who accept offers from the University of South Australia for the IPRS or UniSA Presidentís scholarship.
The candidate must have a UniSA supervisor willing to nominate you for consideration and outstanding academic records, and be a citizen of an overseas country eligible for entry to Australia for the time required to complete the research degree. UPS are nearly always given to doctorate by research candidates but can be given to masters by research candidates in some cases. These scholarships can only be taken at UniSA.
Tuition fees plus a living allowance of at least $23,728 per annum (2012 stipend rate)
Round 1: 31 August (to commence in following year)
Round 2: 28 February (to commence in current year)
For further Information, visit the link. http://w3.unisa.edu.au/resdegrees/scholarships/unisaint.asp#iprs
Special Scholarship Program (SSP) for Doctoral Applicants
The Special Scholarship Program (SSP) was incorporated in 2003 to support the advanced research of the university by enlisting the help of highly capable students especially students from foreign countries. Every year in April and October, the university enrolls selected doctoral students for specific research projects. The students pursue the doctoral course in English (excl. Japanese students) while at the same time assisting their host professor as a research assistant (RA). Through this program KUT wishes to expand and deepen international ties with academic and educational institutions all over the world.
Program of study:
Doctoral Program (3 years)
Department of Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering
ENROLLMENT TIME: April/October
SCHOLARSHIP TERM: One year
*The term will be extended for increments of one year up to a total of three years, unless the university terminates the SSP student status for any of the reasons stated in paragraph 12 below, Termination of SSP Student Status.
(1) The SSP student must work as a research assistant in a specific research project.
*However, the total paid working hour per week for students with ďStudentĒ status of Japanese redidence, should not exceed 28 hours per week.
The SSP student must report his/her study and research achievements to the dean of the Graduate School of Engineering at the end of each semester. The submitted reports will be evaluated.
International applicants are exempted from 300,000 yen of enrollment fee
Tuition of 535,800 yen (per year) will be exempted
240,000 yen per year as a SSP Scholarship upon application
Up to 960,000 yen per year for working as a research assistant
200,000 yen for travel and initial living costs. (given only to foreign students who are living outside Japan, and who have, or have the intention to acquire, ďStudentĒ status of Japanese residence at the time of entry into Japan)
Applicants are required to meet all of the following conditions:
To have nationality other than Japanese
To have or have the intention to acquire the ďStudentĒ status of Japanese residence, at the time of entrance, in accordance with the Immigration Control and Refugee Recognition Act in Japan
To have or to be expected to acquire a masterís degree before enrollment
To have excellent academic records in both bachelorís and masterís degrees
To be 35 years old or under at the time of enrollment
To have the intention, adequate knowledge and research skill to work as a research assistant in one of the research projects listed here
To have high English proficiency
The submitted documents will be carefully examined in the course of the first screening. Only applicants who are successful in that screening will then be examined in such forms as an interview, an English written exam, an academic achievement written exam in the specialized field required for the conduct of the selected research project, etc. The interview and other formalities will be held at a place that will be appointed separately (hopefully in your home country).
For further Information, visit the link. http://www.kochi-tech.ac.jp/kut_E/graduate/admission.html
Creative Arts, Research, and Scholarship (CARAS) Program
The Temple University Research Administration in collaboration with the Office of the Provost and the Deans of Temple Universityís Schools and Colleges offer Creative Arts, Research and Scholarship (CARAS) Program.
CARAS program offers a funding opportunity to encourage and support undergraduate and professional students engaged in scholarly, creative, and research projects that contribute to advancing their field of study.
The Creative Arts, Research and Scholarship (CARAS) Program makes two types of grants:
Research/Creative Project Grants
Research/Creative Project Grants offer undergraduate and professional students grants of around $3,000 in support of scholarly, research or creative arts projects undertaken with the supervision of a faculty mentor. Travel Grants offer funding support for undergraduate travel to conferences to present research or creative work or travel expenses related to an original research project. The maximum Project Grant award is $3,000; maximum Travel Grant award is $1,000. Requests may be modified based on an assessment of the budget proposal and/or the availability of resources.
Research/Creative Project Grant applications submitted in the fall should be for projects to be undertaken during winter break or spring semester; those submitted in the spring should be for projects to be undertaken during summer break or fall semester. Maximum Project Grant is $3,000. Successful applications will provide a clearly focused project addressing a significant issue, concern, or aspect in the studentís field of study, include a detailed budget proposal, and be endorsed by a faculty mentor and the dean of the studentís school or college.
Special Call for Project Proposals on the Environment and Sustainability:
Temple Universityís Office of Sustainability provide additional CARAS funding to support projects related to any aspect of the ENVIRONMENT and SUSTAINABILITY. Students interested in undertaking such projects are especially encouraged to submit a project application. Research/Creative projects from any disciplinary perspective are welcomed.
Current full-time undergraduates from all schools/colleges and professional students in Dentistry, Law, Medicine, Pharmacy, or Podiatric Medicine are eligible to apply. Up to one third of the Project Grants are available to professional student applicants. Complete applications must first be presented to the studentís Deanís Office for review. Only applications endorsed by the studentís Dean will be eligible for funding.
2012-13 Academic Year Deadlines (schools/colleges may have earlier deadlines for endorsement; confirm with your Deanís Office):
October 15, 2012 for projects during Winter Break and Spring (2013)
March 15, 2013 for projects during Summer (2013) and Fall (2013).
Travel Grant applications to present at a conference or conduct original research are accepted on a rolling basis; please submit at least four (4) weeks before the scheduled travel. Maximum Travel Grant is $1,000, including group travel as co-authors/presenters. Travel arrangements are subject to Templeís travel policy and procedures.
Current full-time undergraduates are eligible to apply. Travel to a conference is supported only when the student is presenting. Applications for Travel Grants can be submitted without notification of acceptance to present, but grant decisions will not be made until notification of acceptance to present has been provided.
How to Apply:
Please use the application form to apply for Travel Grants. Complete applications must first be presented to the studentís Deanís Office for review. Only applications endorsed by the studentís Dean will be eligible for funding. Applications submitted retroactively will not be considered. Applicants are typically notified within ten (10) business days.
CARAS grants are competitive and limited to approximately 64 awards per year (32 Project Grants and 32 Travel Grants). One half of the CARAS grant is provided by the Office of the Provost and a matching half is provided by the studentís School or College. The program is administered by the Office of the Senior Vice Provost for Undergraduate Studies.
For further information, visit the link. http://www.temple.edu/vpus/opportunities/CARAS.htm
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