Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Hansen Leadership Institute - Seeking Young Leaders Globally for Their Fully Funded Summer 2020 Program (University of San Diego, California) Deadline JANUARY 15, 2020

Hansen Leadership Institute Now Seeking Young Leaders Globally for Their Fully Funded Summer 2020 Program

(at the University of San Diego – School of Leadership and Education Sciences)

Fellowship Benefits:

  • Leadership resume capital from a program that is highly competitive on a global scale
  • $1,000 stipend upon completion of the program – get paid to learn!
  • Round-trip airfare from anywhere in the U.S. to San Diego
  • All classes paid for
  • All room and board paid for
  • All excursions paid for – including, a San Diego bay cruise, Balboa Park and Sea World
  • Create your own hands-on “Leadership Toolbox” for resolving conflict and promoting peace
  • Create a network of fellow leaders from 21 different countries worldwide
  • Join a close-knit cross-cultural family and network of Hansen Leadership Institute Alumni
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Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Commonwealth Master’s Scholarships - Deadline: 30 October 2019

Commonwealth Master’s Scholarships are for candidates from low and middle income Commonwealth countries, to undertake full-time taught Master’s study at a UK university.
Funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), Commonwealth Master’s Scholarships enable talented and motivated individuals to gain the knowledge and skills required for sustainable development, and are aimed at those who could not otherwise afford to study in the UK. These scholarships are offered under six themes:
  1. Science and technology for development
  2. Strengthening health systems and capacity
  3. Promoting global prosperity
  4. Strengthening global peace, security and governance
  5. Strengthening resilience and response to crises
  6. Access, inclusion and opportunity

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PhD Scholarships - Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships (Academic year: 2020-2021 Country:Tanzania ) Deadline: 15 November, 2019

Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships
PhD Scholarships
Academic year:   2020-2021 Country:    Tanzania
Opening of the call: 01 August 2019 Submission deadline:  15 November 2019

 Swiss Government Excellence PhD Scholarships for foreign students   

Offered by
 The Swiss Government via the Federal Commission for Scholarships for Foreign Students FCS 

 To enable selected applicants to undertake a PhD at one of the 10 Swiss cantonal universities, the two Swiss federal institutes of technology or the Graduate Institute. 


Federal institutes of technology

University of Basel / University of Bern / University of Fribourg / University of Geneva / University of Lausanne / University of Lucerne / University of Neuchâtel / University of St. Gallen / University of Zurich / Università della Svizzera italiana

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL) Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETHZ) Research Institutes of the ETH Domain (PSI; WSL; EMPA; EAWAG)

Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID)

   Validity 

The scholarship is valid only for full-time PhD studies in Switzerland at a Swiss university. It is not valid for mixed PhD programmes (part time in Switzerland and part time in another country). “Cotutelle de these”: PhD students with an ongoing or planned doctoral project that is carried out within the framework of a formalized agreement between two universities (“cotutelle de thèse” cooperation between a Swiss and a foreign university) and under the joint direction of two supervisors are eligible for a 12 month research fellowship only.    Target group 
 Highly qualified postgraduate students (possessing the required degrees) from all academic fields.    Duration  12 months (starting in September) prolongable up to 36 months based on the achieved academic result Read more ...

Commonwealth PhD Scholarships (for least developed countries and fragile states) - Deadline 30 October 2019

Please note that only candidates from the eligible countries listed below can apply for 2020 Commonwealth PhD Scholarships.
 (Bangladesh, Cameroon, Gambia, Kenya, Kiribati, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Pakistan, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Tanzania, Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu, Zambia)
The CSC will not be offering Doctoral Scholarships to countries classified as upper or middle income for the purposes of receipt of Official Development Assistance (ODA). The CSC will focus doctoral funding on countries classified as least developed and fragile.
Any other doctoral candidates who are interested in a 2020 Commonwealth Scholarship may also be interested in applying directly to the CSC for a Commonwealth Split-site Scholarship (applications will be opening soon).
Commonwealth PhD Scholarships are for candidates from least developed countries and fragile states in the Commonwealth, for full-time doctoral study at a UK university.
Funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), Commonwealth PhD Scholarships enable talented and motivated individuals to gain the knowledge and skills required for sustainable development, and are aimed at those who could not otherwise afford to study in the UK. These scholarships are offered under six themes:

  1. Science and technology for development
  2. Strengthening health systems and capacity
  3. Promoting global prosperity
  4. Strengthening global peace, security and governance
  5. Strengthening resilience and response to crises
  6. Access, inclusion and opportunity
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Monday, August 5, 2019



Chevening is the UK Government’s global scholarship programme that offers future leaders the unique opportunity to study in the UK. These scholarships are awarded to outstanding professionals from all over the world to pursue a one-year master’s degree in any subject at any UK university.
Chevening provides fully-funded scholarships, leaving you free to focus on achieving your academic goals and enjoying the experience of a lifetime. You will live and study in the UK for a year, during which time you will develop professionally and academically, grow your network, experience UK culture, and build lasting positive relationships with the UK.
If you have ambition, leadership potential, and a strong academic background, we encourage you to apply before 5 November 2019.

What is included?

As Chevening Scholarships are fully-funded, your award includes the following:
  • university tuition fees
  • a monthly stipend
  • travel costs to and from the UK
  • an arrival allowance
  • a homeward departure allowance
  • the cost of one visa application
  • a travel grant to attend Chevening events in the UK
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Friday, May 17, 2019


Deadline: 19 July 2019
Open to: all graduates from ADB member countries who are under 35 (the age limit is 45 years for some programmes)
Benefits: tuition fee, travel costs, basic living costs and health insurance or a grant for scholars engaged in research


The Asian Development Bank-Japan Scholarship Program (ADB – JSP) was established in April 1988 with financing from the Japanese government. The aim is to provide an opportunity for well-qualified citizens of ADB’s developing member countries to undertake postgraduate studies in economics, management, science and technology, and other development-related fields at participating academic institutions in the Asia-Pacific region.
Upon completion of their study programmes, scholars are expected to contribute to the economic and social development of their home countries.
University of Auckland programmes covered by this scholarship scheme are limited to the following:
  • Master of Public Health;
  • Master of Science (Environmental Science);
  • Master of Arts (Development Studies);
  • Master of International Business;
  • Masters programmes in Engineering.

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UNICEF Funding Opportunity for Tech Start-ups (Deadline: ONGOING)

UNICEF Funding Opportunity for Tech Start-ups


The UNICEF Innovation Fund is looking to make $50-90K equity-free investments to provide early stage (seed) finance to for-profit  technology start-ups that have the potential to benefit humanity.
If you’ve got a start-up registered in one of UNICEF’s programme countries and have a working, open source prototype (or you are willing to make it open-source) showing promising results, the UNICEF Innovation Fund is looking for you.

Who we’re looking for?

Data Science +  Artificial IntelligenceWe are currently looking to invest in companies that are using data science, machine learning, artificial intelligence or similar technologies to build solutions. Click here to read more about the kind of AI/ML/DS startups we are looking for. 

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JCI/SDSN Programme 2019 for Young Leaders and Innovators for the SDGs (Deadline: June 1, 2019)

Deadline: 1 June 2019
Open to: young leaders working towards any of the Sustainable Development Goals
Benefits: up to 5,000 USD in funding from the Global Youth Empowerment Fund


Are you a young leader working towards the SDGs? Apply for the JCI/SDSN Programme 2019 for Young Leaders and Innovators for the SDGs. JCI and SDSN Youth launch this joint program to empower the next generation of SDG innovators.
Junior Chamber International (JCI) and the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network Youth (SDSN Youth) are partnering to offer young leaders the global recognition, tools, training, and resources needed to scale their SDG-focused projects. The 50 selected solutions will be officially announced in September 2019 during the United Nations General Assembly week in New York City.

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Dear Graduating Class of 2019 from African universities,

I would like to start my speech with the quotation, I made a couple of years ago. I believe it is appropriate in my today’s speech.

“You don’t need to be Steve Jobs or Oprah Winfrey to inspire people. You’re inspirational to others in so many ways because you’re God’s masterpiece” Ernest B. Makulilo

I would like to primarily congratulate you for spending over 18 years in academic life. That takes dedication, commitment and hardworking. I can also say that it is the highest degree level of sacrifice you have made to constantly spend half of your entire life in classrooms. Bravo for that.

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Pan African University - Scholarships for Master's and PhD studies (Deadline: June 27, 2019)

The Pan African University is an initiative of the Heads of State and Government of the African Union. It is a Premier continental university network whose mission is to provide quality postgraduate education geared towards the achievement of a prosperous, integrated and peaceful Africa.
Young, qualified, talented and enterprising applicants from African countries and the African Diaspora are invited to apply to join Masters or PhD degree programmes at any of the following four PAU institutes listed below. Candidates with potential, motivation and who desire to play transformative leadership roles as academics, professionals, industrialists, innovators and entrepreneurs are particularly encouraged to apply.

To see the list of the institutes and programs please check the page “Institutes & programs”

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Department of State-Embassy of the United States, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Notice of Funding Opportunity FY2019 (Deadline for Applications: July 31, 2019)

The U.S. Embassy in Tanzania is pleased to announce that funding is available through the Public Affairs Section’s Annual Program Statement (APS), which outlines our funding priorities, the strategic themes we focus on, and the procedures for submitting requests for funding.  Please read carefully the instructions below before applying.
Public DiplomacyProgram Office: Public Diplomacy (PD)
Announcement/Award Type: Grant, Individual Grant, Property Grant and Cooperative Agreement
Funding Opportunity Number: DOS-DAR-2019
Funding Opportunity Title: Annual Program Statement for Public Diplomacy
Deadline for Applications: July 31, 2019 (12:00 pm. GMT)
Individual award amount: The award floor is $1,000 and the ceiling is $25,000
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Monday, May 13, 2019

Professional Fellows Program - Advancing Young Women in Agribusiness for Tanzanians, Kenyans and Ugandans (Deadline: May 24, 2019)



East African entrepreneurs, MSU, and external partners connect via the U.S. Department of State funded Professional Fellows Program - Advancing Young Women Agribusiness Entrepreneurs and Innovators

The Professional Fellows Program - Advancing Women Agribusiness Entrepreneurs and Innovators hosted at Michigan State University (MSU) connects Ugandan, Tanzanian, and Kenyan agribusiness professionals and entrepreneurs with their counterparts in Michigan for knowledge exchange and capacity building. The program strengthens visiting fellows’ skills in agro-entrepreneurship and agri-food system innovation, and addresses issues of women’s economic empowerment.

Apply to Program

We are recruiting young Tanzanian, Kenyan, and Ugandan professionals from diverse backgrounds in private, public, non-governmental, and education sectors who are either women agribusiness entrepreneurs or individuals working to increase women’s economic engagement in the agricultural sector. View the detailed program information.

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World Health Organization (WHO) internships for people with Bachelors Degrees

WHO internships - (1900142)  
Grade: No grade
Contractual Arrangement: Intern
Contract duration: Mininum 6 weeks - Maximum 24 weeks

Job Posting

: Jan 11, 2019, 7:56:17 AM

Closing Date

: Jun 30, 2019, 4:59:00 PM

Primary Location

: Multiple locations


: World Health Organization and Other Entities


: Full-time

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Please note that the deadline for receipt of applications indicated above reflects your personal device's system settings.
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Tuesday, May 7, 2019

PhD Program in Anthropology at Boston University in USA

PhD Program in Anthropology

(for students entering in 2018 and later)

The PhD program in anthropology is designed to provide a broad background in the field with a primary emphasis on sociocultural anthropology, biological anthropology, or anthropological archaeology. The degree prepares students for careers in academia, consulting, or other applied professions in the discipline. Major foci of research and instruction in sociocultural anthropology include religion, law and politics, ethnicity, gender, history and anthropology, problems of social change and economic development, culture and the environment, cognition and culture, and medical/psychological anthropology; the faculty has greatest strengths in the study of the Islamic world, East and Southeast Asia, and Africa. Major foci in biological anthropology feature the study of living and fossil human and non-human primates, including their evolutionary morphology, behavior, genomics, and sensory adaptations.  Major foci in anthropological archaeology include human-environment interactions, urbanism, households, and material culture viewed in deep historical perspective; primary regions of study include Mesoamerica, North America, and the Mediterranean.


Each year, The Boston University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences offers incoming PhD. students Dean’s Fellowships, which include full tuition, a living stipend, and health insurance for five years.  Review the Graduate Admissions Prospective Students webpage for more information on student financial aid.
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Fully-Funded Rotary Peace Fellowships 2020-2021 for Master's Degree (Deadline: May 31)

Peace Fellowship Application

Each year, Rotary funds some of the world's most dedicated and brightest leaders to study at Rotary Peace Centers. Through training, study, and practice, Rotary Peace Fellows become catalysts for peace and development. Many go on to careers with governments, NGOs, the military, law enforcement, and international organizations like the United Nations and the World Bank.
Applications for the 2020-21 Rotary Peace Fellowship program are now being accepted. The due date for candidates to submit applications to their district is 31 May. Districts must submit endorsed applications to The Rotary Foundation by 1 July.  district endorsement instructions.
"The world is in great need of more peace fellows who can work hand in hand with governments and communities to counterbalance the outbreak of war and conflict." – Abu Sufian Taj Elassfia, 2011-13 Rotary Peace Fellow 
Brief description:
Each year, Rotary selects up to 100 individuals from around the world to receive fully funded academic fellowships to pursue a Professional Development Certificate Program or Masters Degree Program related to peace and conflict resolution and prevention at one of the participating peace centers around the world (USA, Japan, UK, Australia, Sweden, Thailand)
Host Institution(s):
•  , England
•  , Australia
•  , Sweden
•  , Thailand (certificate program)

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DAAD Scholarship: Master’s Scholarships for Public Policy and Good Governance 2020 in Germany (Deadline: July 31)

DAADMasters Degree
Deadline: 31 July 2019 (annual)
Study in:  Germany
Next course starts Sept/Oct 2020

Brief description:
The DAAD Helmut-Schmidt-Programme Masters Scholarships for Public Policy and Good Governance Programme offers very good graduates from developing countries the chance to obtain a Master’s degree in disciplines that are of special relevance for the social, political and economic development of their home country at German institutions of higher education.
Participating Programmes in Host Institutions:
The scholarships are awarded for selected Master courses at German institutions of higher education listed below:
•  Hertie School of Governance, Berlin: Master of Public Policy (MPP)
•  University of Duisburg-Essen: MA Development and Governance
•  Willy Brandt School of Public Policy at the University of Erfurt: Master of Public Policy (MPP)
•  Leuphana University of Lüneburg: Public Economics, Law and Politics (PELP)
•  Hochschule Osnabrück: Management in Non-Profit Organisations
•  University of Osnabrück: Master of  Democratic Governance and Civil Society
•  University of Passau: Master of Governance and Public Policy
•  University of Potsdam: Master of Public Management (MPM)
The courses have an international orientation and are taught in German and/or English.

  • Current Announcement
  • Application form
  • List of countries
  • Frequently asked questions
  • Information about the Master Courses
  • PPGG Programme Booklet

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    Goethe Goes Global - Master Scholarships in Germany

    Your profile

    • You are well versed in your academic discipline and particularly interested in research?
    • You hold or are on track for an excellent or above-average Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) from a university outside Germany?
    • You are looking for an interesting Master's programme and are considering a PhD in the long run?
    • You want a platform to exchange ideas with other international researchers about the topics you are passionate about?
    • You are seeking hands-on experience in research under the supervision of excellent professors in a renowned university with state-of-the art facilities?
    • You need a stepping stone to start a successful, international career and funding for your Master's programme?
    Then you should apply for Goethe Goes Global Master's scholarships!
    The Goethe Goes Global Master's Scholarship is generously funded by the Johanna-Quandt-Foundation Frankfurt.

    What we offer

    Goethe University will provide you, as a scholarship holder, with:
    • A monthly stipend of 1,000 € for the standard period of study in a Master programme at Goethe-University (generally 2 years)
    • Excellent academic supervision by professors and academic staff who work in most cases in the university's most distinguished research units
    • The option to write your Master's thesis and other seminar papers or do an internship in their respective research unit
    • Support and orientation by an experienced Master's student buddy during your studies
    • Access to seminars focusing on professional skills at our Graduate Academy GRADE, normally open only to PhD students and postdocs
    • Innovative research environment and networks to fellow scholarship holders and other advanced researchers
    • Career support through Goethe University’s Research Support Office
    • Insight and involvement in the activities of multidisciplinary research groups at Goethe University
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